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Thursday, April 1, 1954
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Kushner To Advise Campus Unit
Because of the shortage of men. pose of aiding coelsm picking
,, .. the r roper KOTC course,
on the University campus, the 1,1,1 " 1 ,
dwindling ROTC program has "OLD IRONSIDES," as she is
been cnlareed to include a Worn- affectionately called by coeds,
nffi.M- Training stated in a recentPink Rag mter-
Corps. Ihe r.ewiy-inaugerateci vn
WROTC oroeram will incline in
struction m underwater basket
weaving of jet planes, manipula
tion and regulation of upper-stratosphere
traffic signals and the
latest cness teenir.ques.
Mc.Vthur. federal supervisor of
the WROTC program, has set up
a booth in the Union for the pur-
hss WKUiL program is
ust another phase in the life of
a norma! L Diversity coed.
"These girls will gain knowledge
that will be useful to them the
re: of their lives," she declared.
Vf-cr a three-day hassle, Mar-
Winfield shall Kushner was named advisor
;o tne KUic wni. nusnner was
chosen on a three-point basis of
charm, personality and appear-
Jl5 :i A -
rerpiexed University coeds
begin registration for the new
Women's Reserve Officer
Traininc Corps program which
has recent ir been added to the
oreser.t program for men. The
rr.cn, o-d harids at this sort of
ihtng. help the women out
with a few tips.
Class Council To Take
Over SC Duties In '54
Yapp Says Class Spirit Not 'Classy'
Studer.t Council will be replaced
by the Class OKwejl next year,
Eockford G;er.n Yapp, former
Junior Class president, announced
in En exclusive Pa'.k Rag inter
view. TteceRt c"i.lro-.-ery over the
mc-r.ts of the Sfjdent Council !
prorr.rted the Cass Council to
jbol.sh the organization which
bad attempted to promote class
and enable more Univer
sity st-dents to held office. Yapp
fc:d. "Cass spint is jim-dandy.
"Jt wf-cliss spirit that
was being promoted could be
clfcssed as anything but classy.''
STUDENT COUNCIL had de
sired to sell pencils with the
University cf Nebraska in cap-.
stfcl Urxis portrayed boldly on
tre wood in bright pink. This was
to be a class project and mem
bers oi f.11 classes were to sell
pencils. Yapp pointed out that
"if all members of all classes
fold these pencils with University
rf Nerraska portrayed on them
in briebt p.nk. there would be
no one t buy the pencils except
faculty ar.-d faculty rn'cmbers all
s;e Scripto pencils, as everyone
C" officers, 5n a ouandry
held ia the Union basement, con-
inred the Student Council mem
bers oi the "utter lack of pur
pose of their organization." "Dir
lat.oriai ruie" and 'urieril.chteiier'
despciiisrrr were terms used to
describe the recent rule cf the
Student Count. ;. An rudemif;i
tiBht off.cer who wafn'l recog
nized becs'jse of a large burlap
bag over the 1
dents. Ii tney could get along
better with tbee groups, they
wr'-id be better 3iktd and pmt.
ably wouid not have to be aboi-uhed."
lition team to clear away tne
Teachers college building in or
der to provide more parking.
Yapp said. "1 am very happy
with the way things are working
out cm cur campus. We are set
ting an example which other in
stitutions of higher learning
would do well to follow."
ance. His duties will including
aiding coeds in all matters of
WROTC regulations and protocol
and sponsoring the annual
WROTC Marbles Tournament.
The Air Force division of the
WROTC will be quartered at the
Lincoln Air Base. Dormitories
constructed by the Lincoln Cham
ber of Commerce and the Junior
Women's Club are nearing com
pletion. The new dormitories will
contain all the modern conveni
ences, including swimming pools,
billard tables, indoor orchid gard
ens, a sixtv-acre ballroom and
COEDS PARTICIPATING in the ,
Naval WROTC program will take ;
part in five-to ten-year cruises on j
the Carribean, the Mediterranean!
and the Platte River. While on j
cruise, the coeds will keep in '
trim by daily swims in the shark- '
infested waters. "This wi'l keep
things lively for them," Miss Mc
Members of the Army WROTC
unit will be required to take daily
hikes to Robber's Cave. A. Ten
Shun, spokesman for the Army ,
WROTC program, stated. "If all '
goes well, we might even get as
far as The Delt Woods."
Daily drills for all WROTC
members will be held in the court '
of the Women's Residence Halls.
Coeds classified as 4-F are pro
testing this plan because it inter
feres with sunbathing. "How can ,
we sunbathe with all those mus-
cle-bound women soldiers
trampling over us?"' an indig
nant coed exclaimed.
ALL DIVISIONS of WROTC will
; hold weekly parades in the Sigma
Phi Epsilon parking lot. Ralph
j Flanagan s marching band will
play for the parades.
A series of snappy new coed
i uniforms have been designed by
i Rocky Yapo. well-known fashion
j major at the University. Yapp
describes his creations as "sheer
J loveliness and practical too." De
1 signs include complete wardrobes
for WROTC coeds, featuring silk
chiffon full-dress uniforms and
Khaki-colored denim formals with
matching berets. " The berets add
a subtle touch of that continental
atmosphere." Yapp declared
The majority of University
coeds were reported to be highly
excited about the new WROTC
program. Sorority houses have
been thrown into a state '-i con
fusion since the news was an
nounced. "'I think it's hilarious."
one coed screamed when inter
viewed l v the Pink Rag.
This University student seems
to have contracted the same
habit that plagues some 7,000
oi his cohorts. Not only did
he sleep through class and the
bell, but this dashing young
chap had the gall to snooze
while the soothing strains of
the Carrillon Tower fluttered
in the April winds.
Pink Haze Settles Over Campus Culture;
Students Of 1954 Happy, Cooperative
Hallgren Forecasts End
Of Campus Fraternities
University To Require Freshman,
Sophomore Men To Live In Dorms
The end of fraternity houses ! "We hoped this step would
was predicted today by Frank
Hallgren. assistant dean of stu
Hallsren announced that a poll
of Nebraska high schools indi
cated that freshman enrollment
at the University will be con
siderably smaller next fall.
About 40 new students are ex
pected. Because of the decrease in
enrollment, ail freshman men
will be required to live in the
new men's dorms. In addition,
all 1953 freshmen will be le
quired to live in the residence
THE ANNOUNC EMENT has
created a great deal of excite
ment amons fraternity house of
ficer?." Hallgren observed, -because
men will not be living in
their houses next year. There
fore, many of the houses will
be forced to so off campus."
"The fact that we will have
no pledge class and no sopho
more actives will mean the end
ot Sigma Phi Nothine en this
campus." Hugo Igo, SPN house
not be necessary for we thought
fraternities would voluntarily
fold up when we started to build
the new dorms, but they per
sisted in existing, so this was
the only alternative." Hallgren
HE EXPLAINED that the re
quired residence in the dorms
will ieave the fraternity houses ! urcjsv
It's a blue world in the Red
World of 1954. Ever since the
Communists took over, the old
camphi just ain't what it used
Some of the old traditions
have been slightly revolution
ised. Classroom procedure has
been altered somewhat. Students
are referred to as "Comade Stu
dent" instead of Mr. or Miss. The
instructor is Big Brother. Ac
tually, you see, the University is
just one big happy family.
THE ANCIENT social fortress,
the Greek fraternity, vanished
long ago, replaced by the
smoothly coordinated Soviet Sys
tem. Rush-ian Week is no longer
a hectic jumble of hot-boxing,
free cigars and endless hand
shakes the freshman of 1954 is
simply met at the door by an
active with a gun in one hand
and a pledge pin in the other.
No mttss, no fuss. And Hell
Week, now called Hail Week, has
been changed into a joyous week
of alum-sponsored rallies, games
and target practices.
Just the other day some ROTC
beys in their polka-dot socks
were seen out in the faculty
parking lot digging mushrooms
for Monday night dessert. Mush
rooms are considered a special
delicacy, and are added to the
student diet of Red wine and
borscht on special occasions.
Beer and pizza were outlawed
twentv years ago as too indigest- . the Student Komnosol. an inde-
ible for sensitive student stom- pendent governing body composed
i achs. of outstanding student party
i ... . i members, a new helicopter drop-
1 A' V- , 10 ls,neiin was constructed on top of So-
j mad wh!rl. There is one party- !ja)ized sdence Bui!ding. Park.
mern.(jK5rd-mu1,iuuiJing stickers, required for per-
meeungs eeiy rnudj diiu ; missiott t0 park, are easily ob-
coming inconvient ly over
crowded. The student newspaper, The
Pink Rag, has acquired its third
new editor in the last year. The
former editor, Pollyanna Fall,
was accused of keeping red,
white and blue copy pencils in
her desk drawer. Forced into
semi-retirement, she was last
seen gathering seaweed to dec
orate her pink ping-pong table.
She just loves pink but, unfor
tunately, she doesn't like red as
I. Scoop-Em All, the new edi
tor, has inaugurated a new pol
icy. All future issues of the paper
will campaign for a reform of
the ridiculous coed closing hours.
Nine p.m. is just too late.
EVERT YEAR several coeds
are honored as ideal University
women. In the fall, an Honorary
Comrade is chosen by an impar
tial police board. The Sweet
heart of MVD, Typical Nebraska
Communist, and the Pink Rag's
own Miss Sickle and Hammer
are among the beauty titlists. So
that the males won't feel ne
glected. Prince Kremlin and Ug
liest Bolshevik Outside Siberia
are named by coeds during the
year. The prize for the honor
ary titles is three days locked
inside a closet in the women's
dorm with the keyhole covered,
Through the tireless efforts ot
have enough members to
tinue operation." the dean
to five years exercise in wie
Ashland Sand Pits.
The two senior honoraries on
campus, the Guilties and the Ce
ment Blocks, announced recenuy
that this year there will be no
Ivy Day sing. This tradition,
which began in the dark ages
when the University was young,
has been cancelled because last
vear a competing group sang
''Red River Valley" with im
nroner reverence. The planting
of the ivy, too, will be forgotten
because of the skyrocketing price
of ivy. Cottages are all the rage
Dirty Ivan's culinary establish
ment, which replaced the legend
ary Dirty Earl's of the naughtv
1940's. is a favorite student hang
in. Specialty of the house i?
purged eggs on Russian rye. A;
all hours the juke box grind;
forth the hit tunes of the month,
which are "The Red We Want 1;
The Red We've Got," "Ho;
Vodka" and "Stranger In Si
beria." In this happy co-operative at
mosphere of joily comradeship
670 students study diligently.
9914 per cent of the student
consider studying the most im
portant part of University life
according to a recent police re
port. Of course that was befon
the disappearance of Diane Hin
man, Rockv Yapp. Ken Rystrom
Jan Sleffen, Walt Wright, Tom
Woodward, Nancy Draper.
RABBIT ABBOTT. Willir
Desch, Doran Jacobs, Lucigracc
Switzer, Stan Sipple, Bob Knap
pie. Jancv Carman. Martie Hill
Dale Reynolds, Cathy Olds, Bett;
Sisson. Murt Pickett, Brue
Brugmann. Skip Hove. Bruc
Martin, Dottv Orchard. Pat Pav
lev, Shirley Murphy Maley, Mar;
Sue Lundt, Barb Flanagan
I Chuck Beam, Marion Ekstrom
t Jim Hofstetter, Dick Coffey
! Marv Friedman. Joy Cunning
Jackie Ullstrom. Paul.
nifn rtiieiiciHnrp is urn . - i i .
wi:h nnlv i.ininr ami wnior " il.o ..;xainea oy snowing
,"k. ' ..c", 7" :;;,; 1,,U1-UV- u"'"s - ou. "utnu loi licans. three
""t 1 continue breaming a tew moreitvhio nfi a rm-nrn manufae-
see the light and depiedge their ;davs Aly0j Friav afternoon and 3 PpCOm manufaC
fraternities before they become :vodka cll:bs reijeve the monot-!
activated, most houses will not : onv of industrialized classes eiaht ALL PARKING violations are
vain I in. : n ; 1 it: : 1 I TV, nffnn s nam.
. , . iiit; niciiii tuui u ru-idii iuu-;t,ai wimeiMiv uudiu, ine uncn ,, n, :, c-ua tj;ii .
Manv of the houses have lette. is played by eager students i der. after one and one-half vio-1 Jn,i?rm.d"- A',.Z"T "k"J'"
the situation. Some Greek vents the University from be- emy of the people
bouses have urged tneir mem
bers to transfer to other schools j
where fraternities are subsidized t
so that they can remain solvent.
Three Students Tern! le
y Strange Flying Object
Carillon Tower, Coliseum, Stadium Foundations Shake
.00 tad that the Student
can't get along with the
aamim'tration or &tu-
.... . . , - .-
eery i.gct streaked across ; nues an coi.o
the heaver;.', a shrill, frightening ! enough. Kuxr,ausen aaaea s
soured pierced the atmosphere, j the object nearc-d tne University
and three thoroughly terrified campus, it took a terrific s-awp.
Umnvers.-iv ftucent watched as ; almost a fi degree aiiRle. and
the Carillon Tower, the football S coasted down oer the Union
stad.um ad the Coliseum vi- i and then prv--ded in an orbit to
braten and shook on their foun- ! the Ccdiseum."
dstions. ' As the grrp watched fc.K-.n-
R.obert Rajiftdh. Keith K .x- ; ated. the superson.c waves hit
hau.-en and E.ll Pyle all Uni- j their eardrums and they detected
versitv students were crossing i the shrill. vibral..ng sou.nd which
the campus at approximately 4:30 felt "as if someone was playlr.g
a Tti. for their earlv morning Or-(taps on their spines." Pyle adaed
nr.hc-lc.gv 109. According to Rain- I that the ternilc speed of the
Jonh. a geolo-rv major, the three i plane "lit up the atniofp.ntre
"noticed a bright luminous ob- I like a circus arena jnr more tnan
;.;-f. cigar-shaped. Cvjng at a low : five minutes."
ar.ude irr.x tne east. The trio ! Watching closely tne group said
stoprx-d bc-h,nd Morrill Hall and ! that the object went through a
v. atc-ned trie tiject as it came variety oi acrobat, cs. . vaIif
nearer, ai. tne while sneoaing jis - swwps. -p-"-
au.et phosphorescent glow. ; angle turns ar
" Px)(- ace F.fjTC student, im- ' maneuvers that
THE ABOLITION of tine Stu
dent Council was the first of
Dbi.y moves to rid the campus ef
rzaW&tiorj? that are "mcreh'
activities." Yapp said. "V.'e hope
t.o dispose of tne Xebraikan and
t-e Union next, as they serve no
purpose etl'ier than 10 give stu
aents a home away from their
fer.T.e a . Jrom borne." Other
(fruufis slai"d for removal m
1 inrte Rwj Crft. AVT and ether
groups wiurh lirriit 'teir member- ()hy'
sh.rj to stuoer-s tv a discrimin
OUit-r soUons by the Cass.
Council inCiUQed a proposal 1.0
,i-.cnd a spy t.o ail Vacuity .-n-jjie
jjrjeetjriE for the purpos of
jb.'tnjng the group before they
start investigating "us" and ap
proval of a bid by a local oemo-
d other unusai
could scarcely ;
D).-8!t-v ascertained that tne 1 nave vevn peji"iii.-u i .,1
ofciect was flv.ng at a terrific ; born aviators. Finally with ne
'ioeed r-r'-babiv exceeding 2,000 ; last swooop that aimcjst "cLpped
J. Edgar Hoover, Scientists
To Investigate Saucer Scare
the apex of the Carillon Tower''
the obiecl did an about face and
as Pyie bluntly put it. "A cress
rt;ht dress" end shot off into the
As the otiect disappeared into
the distance, a gaseous smoke
hovered over the scene and a
"sl.ght odor almost l.ke that of
w.ited petunia? and tobasco
sauce remained." The trio stood,
rooted to the spot, and for a
memeril no one spoke. Kainf.or'h
had read many stories about the
fiying saucer and the various
government investigations that
even then were unci: rv. ay. He
; knew that the three had w.t
i nessed something of the most
: unusual importance and mystery.
1 No more details have been un
covered. Further information will
be available when the sudents
",orv can he checked aand verified!
HUGO IGO. president of
Sigma Phi Nothing, announced i
that his organization has sold I
its property to the Rocky ?,Ioun- j
1 tain Conference of midget bowl- i
; ers. The house will presumably !
be converted into a midget bowl- :
! ir.g alley. As part of the eon-
ference's expansion plan, the of- .
j ficials: announced that Univer- -j
sity students may join the Mid
1 pel Bowlers if they can pass
: the maximum height require
I roent 24 inches. j
j The new rule has had far- j
' reaching effects throughout Lin- :
coin. The police chief 5aid. 'We
' can easily dismiss one-half of
' more cf our patrolmen and sell
about a dozen prowl cars now
thai fraternities will no longer
be in Lincoln.'
A PROMINENT official of
the Salvation Army pointed out
that his organization will now
have room for destitute persons
to sleep at night. "Our facili- j
ties have always been filled by 1
fraternity men who want to
sleep at our mission so they will
not have to so back to their
houses." he said.
The Lincoln lire department
expects to sell six of its f.re
trucks as soon as the Greeks
close cov.-n. the fire chief made
Bart Banana And Bunch
To Play For HC Dance
Ticket Sales To Open Saturday
and sentenced i nS." fv-elTe , 'f "ufcn"
bara Leigh, Chuck Anderson, J
Johnson. Sam Umbyfumby, Dou
bie Ugly and Dave Erickson.
Bart Banana and his Bunch, sale Saturday. "We don't want
current hit parade favorites, will to rush anybody," Bebb re-:
play for the 1958 Homecoming) marked, "but we figured the:
Dance. early worm gets the bird."
"Because of the popularity of Price will be 10 cents a couple,
this crew of mangy musicians. ! Tax will be added later, after the
we thought we had better hire 1 Congressional elections.
them early," Ernie Bebb. chair- .
man of the Union dance commit-' . .
tee. said. He reported that Ba-'MiiMin Tft SPP
nana replied bv telegram, collect ITlVillllw Iw
that he "woud be tickled to death,
to play at such a fine school which
had such fine students and such
a fine reputation."
Banana has contracted to play
a one-hour concert, with two half
hour intermissions. He does not
usually agree to such strenuous jttj-r,
nours oecause 01 ine exireme 1a
w m . w r s
in .i.,jr m m m m m m.
President Eisenhower has'
-itten to Acting Chancellor!
lnhn K !Wk sskin? that the
iigue of playing a piccolo, but he winnerV 0f the Kosmet Klub and
?ave the University special con- Coed Fo-lies shows appear be- j
BANANA AND his Bunch rose :
to the top of the musical ladder i
with amazing rapidity. Their slip- ;
pery style has become the rage
of "American youth, eclipsing
sales of Glen Miller records by
45 per cent.
Banana and his piccolo are cur- ;
rently featured in a new movie, !
"From There To Mortality." The
known today. "About eighty show depicts the struggles of a 1
per cent of our false alarm young musician to keep his feet
come from fraternity men who ' warm. ;
l.ke to hear the sirens," the , Tickets for the dance, to be j
chief x plained. (held in Love Library, will go on 1
fore Mamie's bridge club, which
will meet April 10. 1
The bridge club, which con-
sists of ex-Queen Narriman of j
Egvpt, Queen Elizabeth and i
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek. i
heard of the outstanding shows j
that the University produces,
and asked Mr. Eisenhower to ,
contact SellecK about the per- j
Selleck replied that Phi
Gamma Delta and Chi Omega
will be most happy to cooperate,
and will leave immediately for
Washington, D.C. 1
Belter Git end Spin
in your racket
APttOX. STMeiN4 COST:
Pro-Fctd Iraid... $6.00
At tennlt shops and
sporting goods stores.
0 0 '
iwind of last-minute
Insures it has been an-n"-oi
ty .ffjcials at Student
that Bub Eamforth. tstii
id Keith Kuxhausen have
irr.jlted to the infirmary
t Vnr. ersjlv Ex-Cbancel-
ieck will meet J.
er of the F.B.I,
it scientist from
r.t'sf: Tcnnfssee, John Henry
.an-.ou. -t the municipal air
t t ifc;s afternoon.
Tl esc rtjea-w have practically
.ruiyzoo campus activity, and
e en-..-" student bod. arid
1 ui'y if in an uproar concern-
''.-r.iigs living Mi.n igaM,
4 Ivvo-oiocJs area iiab
-.'d nlf around the Ca
'';;. Fifty-five people
V Emitted to
aeeording t Samuel
Dnector of Student
3 c nort .
f .:'Tr'ihry ,
J. Benedict, CornbusJser bu-i-ness
manager, was arrested ir,
Las Vegas, Xev.. ivr em'Uzzljrjg
f'j -.! ,'. r:er funds.
Upon hi arrest, Eenedjct mace early this morning. It J Uioujpw
a f ull coniesiior;. by Cntversjlv specialists that the
It teems that he tad been ' group j ruff wing ill efferts tnm
tahen m ty a group of unscrupu-: mysterious gas released by the
3ou golf fanatics who tricked ; v.-eird craft," .
him jjito part:cipal;i:g in a nurn- . . .
ber of secretly held golf "eon-: &f Bamm Burma and
5,, . Uiiharn Gulilgrid, associate pro-
The governor of Ifei-ada ' lirs in geology, have reported
pleaded clemency tsving, 'H" is: to the Pink Rag that they have
)ust a crazy mixed-up kid-" How-.found e-.-idence l'i mi!e west
ever. Governor Crosby said ttt:of Lincoln ,a traces of the air-Bem-dict
will be exttadited back craft, and they seem to think
to Nebraska. i "t-at t-.e pUn might have
Kl'XHAl SIS. P VLE, and
P,.;jinfur'ih, tne threesome who
f;m obM-ned the saucer, were
lepo-'ieri to be "resting comfort
ably' af'er a harrowing three
hour m tte resoswilator. All
three collapsed shortly after
brcakia.t thii morning, doctjrs
think moitjy from f bock, light
paralvtjf, a tendency of a
ih'julcer ossification. Scores of
other patients were admitted
Shortly after 1 h. i - call
Ex-Chancellor Sejjeck jew-ied 3
leieginm from the FBI faying
that Engar Hooer and a top
scientitt and atomic phyncirt
would be arriving at 4 p.m. this j
afternoon by jjlane. Hoover i
as.ked that the slate militia be
called out Jo quell any riots or
hysterical mobs that inight arise
from his announcerneril.
Bur-ma. Gilljland. and Robert
L. Chassoru as:w: lanl prof-wr of j
phy.si'f. were immediately noli- 1
fied by University authorities
and officials at the Lincoln Air
10 invest) tale the saucer
scare. Capl McCartney and Set.
Hughbretzie of the University
TiOTC department accompanied
Even now. a Hoo-.er flies,
toward Lincoln, all bases have
been alerted. As the preset
grind out this rtory and bring
this spectacular news to its
readers, fear rides high, tension
stalks on little cat feet about 1he
city, and the eyes arid eais cf
the state and nation are focused
on a small, rather inconspicuous
community of 100.000 in
ffcAVJX; V'jH CoJyjrfcu, Ofjw at 4 P.M.
ApriJ . ftfiurrj &vrtt . 'I 3
IVHEfJ I STARTED v (J,
CM0K?fJ5 CAMLL2, 1 KHPsS t " S
I 7HJS WAS THE CGAftETTE i
I FOa ME 1 CAMELS ARE ALWAYS V ft'
I WON'DESFULLV MILD, AfJD mZ X
I LOVE THE! 3 GOOD, '$ X i
A'CM FLAVOR ! VOUlL 4
U JUL', A, TOO '
M 'w-A v
Brilliant tor of the i ''t"'
Metropolitan Opera 1 A
RISE STEVENS s-ayf : "Not 'til high school was my
voice 'discovered. (I unittiri(:ly ang n octave low
in class.) From that day, tinging a my love
at weddings, parties, on the radio. 1 studied all over
Europe before the Met and the movies accepted me."
Smoke only Caml
for 30 liny we for
youraelf why Camels'
root, genuine tiiildw
and rich, frirri'lly fla
give more rx;ople mo
pure pleasure than
AGREE WITH MORE PEOPU,
THAN AIMV OTHER CIGARETTE
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