Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 15, 1950)
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15. 1950
THE DAILY NEBRASKA!!
First Week's Schedule Packed
Full of Neiv Student Events
The first week may not be the best, but it is srre to be
For future Greeks it begins on September 1 with, four
days of rush week. But for everyone the actual process gets
underway September 6 with medical grama , Students will be
thoroughly checked by competent doctors. A general
physical will be given, which includes optic and dental ex
aminations. FOLLOWING the physical check-up comes guidance
and counseling exams on Sept. 7-S. These are carried on in
the Coliseum and are designed to give the student and bis
adviser a mental profile.
At 1 put on Friday, Sept. 9, all new students will gather
in the Coliseum for an opening .convocation. They will be
welcomed by the Chancellor, the Registrar, University Pas
tors, the president of Coed Counselors, Tnnocents and Mortar
best wl&hes to all mem CaraLosk
. As f amer watmbm mt the
stadaat b4y, . Jffdbradsm mharad
wf She treasons But lie
The ITafaenRr Netaaiika
MONDAY- Sept. 1L registration begins, and will lastJAlmmd nwrim'S is alwayi
dents pack up their books and bead for the semester's first
classes. That night, freshman women are invited to a Coed
Counselor get-acquainted party. Here they w!21 meet theBIg
Sisters they have been corresponding with during the um-jaheaa for yom la leanuac; a
--Lr A dwriac ! the trffffiif tkat bare
mermonxns. . , flenAearea tbr CTaftrersily
The week ends with the Chancellors reception in ineAwm throng the yean.
Union. Here students have an opportunity to meet Univer
sity officials personally. The Union does its bit, too, with
open bouse including movies, dancing, bingo and a floor
Sunday is all-University church, day, and students of the
University will 21 lincoln's churches to receive a special
welcome from towns people.
Always look ahead ... face your problems ... think
tilings out before acting ...
These little thoughts have been presented to you for
many years, but how many of you have taken time to an
alyze them -and realize their worth. - -
Upon entering the University, you become an individual
on your own. You become You. An entirely new you, maybe,
with your own problems to face, your own ideals to set up
and your own decisions to make.
in. the haze of your high school graduation ceremony,
you may not have listened too intently to the words of your
commencement speaker. But thinking back, you may be
able to grasp a, few of the phrases be passed on to you,
giving to you the world of responsibility never before fully
belonging to you alone.
It won't take common sense alone to make a success of
your college career. It will take the initiative of planning
ahead to achieve all you may want ... to achieve success.
It win take the initiative of looking ahead to adult
responsibility in scholastic achievements; of looking ahead
to financial responsibilities, and most of all, to looking ahead
to what you wiH become.
As you become a member of the Cornhusker family,
the responsibility will become even greater ... to look
ahead to what you can and will give to the University,
It will take a lot of YOU, looking ahead, to continue to
give the University of Nebraska the distinction of being
one of the best, because of what You can give It, and
THEN COMES another week of classes, moving in, get
ting acquainted with your roommate and learning the wa1
Another big week end is Just around the corner tboT!gb.
It begins on Sept. 22 with an open bouse for all women stu
dents at Ellen Smith ball. Here students meet Dean Marjorie
Johnston y-rvfl assistant dean, Helen Snyder and others with
whom they will wort during the coming f our years. That
night is All-University church night and young peoples
groups extend a special invitation to all students to get-
aecfuainted with, their programs.
On Saturday night, Sept. 23, the Innocents society spon
sors the Fresh Hop. AH first year students are invited to the
Union ballroom to dance to the music of a good local or
chestra. The room win be decorated with insignias of various t
campus (organizations. Representatives oi these groups wm :
tie on nana xo expjam wear luncaan ana ;usu n&m w &vt am.o
THE FOLLOWING Friday night, Barb Activity Board
for Women sponsors their "BeHo Dance.1" EABW, the inde
pendent women" governing board, offers this opportunity
for ainafiliated students to get acquainted with each other.
Held in the Union, the dance wiH be the vehicle for the pre
sentation of BABWs "Hello Girl"
THE IN EXT Saturday, Sept 30, is the afternoon of the
first game. The University band, resplendant in scarlet and
cream, marches through campus and down "'O street. It is
followed by the pep squad and members of Corn Cobs,!
Tassels, pep group and students. The parade winds its wayj
to the stadium where a capacity crowd jams the stands to
cheer the flusters as they dash from the mew field bouse.
The whistle blows and the pigskin sails high into the air in :
the kickoff. Innocents, Mortar Boards, Cobs and Tassels take
their places in the center of the stadium while the cheer- j
leaders lead the crowd in yells and songs.
Huskers will meet their first football foes in the Indiana 1
Hoosiers on Sept. 30. It will also be Dad's Day. 1
At the half the NU band is on parade" and the card i
section moves back and forth forming figures to illustrate !
the band formation or songs. When the game as over another
triumphant parade leaves the stadium.
1NOW THE first month as over and you're on your own.
You know your way around and if s your Umveriury a
The Ahumd aawriitiwi exists ft.
foster a spirit mt lyalty and fra
ternity among ..craaaatf and far
mer stnaentc mt tne Umvenaty cf
Xebraf&a ia u cresniwd mm c
ertrre eSort to de judt ajad aSi
tMnc tttxt will insure ft the de
velopment. adkumancaDft aai
bunor of be Vaorcrsitr mf Ke-
The wtmlafiw twtJirtiim
emlete records f all farmer
rtauleiria, It pukluted xnentMy.
except alarins: Jaty aad JLnemsft.
the 3ffebrai3ts atammu. iiich
brines news mt the CMveruty and
alnniitt ft association members.
We wdcoane yn tut the Cora
famiker family. May tbe Uyc
ahead fce liappy and trmtt ml eses.
Secretary jtlamwl Astfiatkn
Our Cover Girl . . .
Our cover girl for this year's Special Edition is Miss
Nancy Pumphrey of Wisner, "wbo, like yoa. will enter the
University cf Nebraska this fall for the first tSmpy
Walking through the famed colonnades with the Uni
versity football stadium in the background, Nancy is looking
forward to the aaext four years at Nebraska -her future
borne and yours.
As she walks forward, she, as you, is thinking of the
many good times ahead, as well as the problems and many
hours of studying.
She is thinking of the time that she may walk through
these columns with tbe class of "54, in the traditional black
gown and mortar board, on to the coliseum to receive her
diploma. a standard cf the success and happiness she will
have achieved at lebraska.
But, most of all, she is thinking cf this, ber first year
at ?3ebraka, when she, too, can become a member of the
large Cbrnhusker family and sing with loyalty, "Tbere Is No
Place Lake Nebraska.
Th e Cornhusker Idea . . .
Ever hear tof the Carnbusker Idea?
It was .stated as conciseHy and as clearly as we have
heard'in a statement by Chancellor Cu&tavjBon.
"The University m the Hart analyses as not a group of
buildings, although buildings are important. It its not the
laboratories, iim,portant as these things are. In a very real
ssense, iit Its a (Comradeship between the people oi the state, the
faculty and the staff of the University, and the young people
'H'ho are preparing to assume life's greater responsibiiiities.'
a a q
YOU AEE IHVITED TO MAKE USE OF
THE FA DUTIES OF OUR CANK.
ViE VILL EE PLEASED TO SERVE YOU
WHETHER OR HOT YOU MJUIITAIH
m Accovm here.
! fj lllYcaj V
Powered by Open ONI