The Nittany cub. (Erie, Pa.) 1948-1971, November 17, 1961, Image 1
VOLUME AM, No. 2 If The Bears Can Do It—You Can Too! See, Hortense, I told you that you could learn the "Twist" by the 17th. Athletic Council To Designate Soccer Lettermen The _Behrend Campus Athletic Council, an organ of the Studeni Government Association, will hold the responsibility of designating all athletic awards for the 1961- 1962 school year. In addition to this duty the Council, under the direction of Coach James Gallagh- er, will arrange various projects in connection with Campus Athle tics. Some of these will deal with the sale of refreshments at OFFICIAL STUDENT PUBLICATION BEHREND CAMPUS—Pennsylvania State University athletic contests, the promotion of student interest in the various teams, and the maintenance of the Behrend Campus' athletic welfare. In concerning the recent soc cer season, the players most likely to receive athletic awards are those who appeared in the games most often, i.e., those who played in most of the eight possible quar ters. Soccermen who played in all quarters of the two season games are: Larson, Paauwe, Pro zan, Rausch, and Schickhaus. Those who prticipated in from four to seven quarters are: Estok, Greer, Harkins, • Irish, Loftus, Mac Allister, McAllister, ' Nathan sohn, Ross, and Sorenson. The The Thanksgiving Dance takes on - a new twist this year the Peppermint Twist—which features BARNEY PIP, Erie's most popu lar disc jockey from the dynamic and radiant radio station WJET. The spirits will be high, the music will be WJET's latest and best, and the dress will be informal when the big hop gets underway tonight at 9 P.M. in Erie Hall. Jim Vitter, chairman of the dance, promised THE NITTANY CUB today, "This will be one of the , most outstanding social events of the Behrend Campus' calendar year. It will feature a twisting contest, with the winners to be crowned the PEPPERMINT KING and QUEEN. Besides the crown and title, the winners will also receive a MYSTERY PRIZE of unusual and sentimental value." Chairman Vitter would not dis close to the Cub the nature of the MYSTERY PRIZE, but did comment that it will be, "A prize truely worthy of our king and his fair queen!" number of quarters played, how ever, will not be the only deter mining factor in the issuance of athletic awards. By virtue of their past awards honorary members of the Athletic Council are R. Greer, J. McMahon, A. McAllister, B. Clark, T. Wood ring, G. Buszinski, D. Conrath, J. Tinsley, J. Brown, and T. Smith. Student Government representa tives to the Athletic Council are: P. Brown, D. Craley, and H. Rovegno. Term Ends Dec. 7 A question that has been in the minds of almost every student on the Campus, from the beginning Friday, November 17, 1961 Mystery Prize Real Surprise THE NIT TANY CUB inter veiwed the heads of the commit tees to find out how things are shaping up for the big hop. "A delicious array of popular refreshments, including pop, pret zels and potato chips will be serv ed at the dance," Lynda Evans, chairman of the refreshment com mittee, reported: The decorations committee, headed by Mary Shea, has arranged for an intimate drop ped ceiling with of course, a twisting effect. Special lighting will highlight the decorations. Ad mission prices for the Peppermint Twist are fifty cents per indivi dual and sevent-five cents for couples. According to Richard "Sam" Sorenson, chairman of the ticket committee, "Special advance sale tickets may be purchased at the S.G.A. office or from any per sonnel connected with the dance for fifty and seventy-five cents, single and couple respectively." of September until now, is the question of the termination of the first term. During the summer, students learned that the first term would prabably end after the first week in December, but as of then the exact date had not been given. As school progressed, this ques tion was brought up more and more by the student body. The answer repeatedly given was that a possible second date had arisen, and that a change was in the making. There seemed to be two dates in question : December 4th which falls on a Monday, and De cember 7th, which falls on the proceeding Friday. This ques tion had remained unanswered un til recently. Although the first ten week term will include aproximately eleven weeks, school will end on Thurs day, December 7, 1961.