Hazleton collegian. (Hazleton, PA) 1937-1956, November 13, 1953, Image 1

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    Vol. XVI No. 7
The regular meeting of Student Council was held Wednesday, November 11,
1953 in the Student Council /face, President Shipman Presided.
Mr, Mattern urged the Council to be more prompt in pasting dates in the
School Activity Calendar. He also reported thet the faculty redommended that
the girls will be allowed to play ping pong in the room in the second story
of the rec. hall and the boys will play ping pong in the Second story of
Memorial Dorm.
The faculty further felt that the dancing class seems to be losing its
original objective of teaching students to dance d They further recommended the
the dancing class end at 16:30 P,M; so that the building is emptied at 11:00P.P.
After a year of articles filled with embarrasment, ridicule, threat and
tears, the COLLEGIAN Staff had just about gin up its motheaten campaign to
get a flag on our flagpole, when ].o and behold, a P,P.U, crew appeared one
morning this week and qiietly ran up the colors, We do not know if it was our
"yellow journalism" 4nd the desire to silence our half-baked editorials that
set the big wheels in motion, but th whatever agency responsible (our nspyn
unofficially reports it was Mr. Campbell), we wish to express our gratitude.
Our nsplen also reports.-straight from Captain Carper's hanger - that the
ROTC may accept the responsibility for raising and lowering the colors.
It is a shame that Corporal Gattas - Chairman of the "Vets' Military Ball"
Committee - is not a member of ROTC so he could show up every evening with
his bugle and his steel helmet and play "taps no
Are the coeds Surprised? One week before their first (in many cases) college
semi—formal and they don't know whether the men are going th "ask thee to go.
This suspense can be broken only by the men of the college,
Coeds are concerned because Bows, shoes, and accessories have to be
readied for such and event, And the gentlemen, of course, want their dance dateS
to scintillate with glamor.
The men need not hesitate: their chances of being turned down are not so
great as their modesty might make them think.
Hazleton's first snowstorm, 13 inches worth, proved incapable of damping
the spirits of Highacres basketball team, All but one of the seventeen members
braved the elements last Friday night to put on an appearance s
Coach nackflTaylor was well pleased at the turnout and abundance of height
among his prospects in the persons of Clint Frank, Bob Boyle, Jack Folchin,
Norm Hall and Stan Grusewski„ all of whom tower well over six feet. Chores of
play making and ball handling will be ably divided among Tom Swick, Vernon Raos,
Jim "The Bear►► Kobrick, Ivan Michael, Joe Marchese, Bill Burcin, Paul George,
Fran Lawrence, Norm Lapinshy and Larry Mitchell,
The boys practice three times a week, brewing plenty of trouble for their
ppening game against Mont Alto the first geek in December*
Weekly Newsletter Edition
The. Pennsylvania State College Center
Highacres, Hazleton, Pennsylvania
November 13, 1953