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Special centennial issue: Ursinus College's 100th Anniversary, 1869-1969 • Editorial: The first hundred years • Focus: Nora Shuler Helfferich, Ursinus College's oldest living alumnus • Reprinted articles: Pa. Governor Martin salutes President McClure and college at ceremony commemorating seventy-fifth anniversary; Ursinus adopts a war time program; Ursinus recipient of new gateway; Apology for peace; Freshman coed evaluates customs, finds friendly spirit on U.C. campus; Customs are savored; Chaperon, Why? Who?; WSGA is frowning on dungarees, slacks for Ursinus campus wear; When Shriner shrieks Ursinus sheiks come dashing from each dorm; Freshman President snatched by Sophs; Ursinus offers special class • Freeland Hall: "Don't let it be forgot" • Ursinus raises $2,350,000; $550,000 still needed • Search into history substantiates claim of second oldest graduate that "Freeland was everything" • Ursinus administrators analyze past, present, and future • 1969 season climaxes 76 years • Mangan wins little All-American mention • Bears' football since 1893 • Ray Gurzynski pilots Bear Harriers to 45-4 mark, two championships • Fifty years of girls' field hockey at UC: "Bearites" to "Snell-belles" and champs • Albert leads UC Harriers to MAC championship • Footmen end season with 6-win record • 1969 MAC grid statistics • Concise history of Ursinus College: 1869 - present • Ursinus College: One century old, before and after
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Gold, Alan; Weaver, Jonathan; Helffrich, Donald Lawrence; Richter, Richard P.; Pettit, William Schuyler; Williams, James; von Sothen, Peter; Crane, Cris; Herman, Ronald; and Grau, David, "The Ursinus Weekly, December 17, 1969" (1969). Ursinus Weekly Newspaper. 153.