Ursinus Weekly Newspaper, 1902-1978



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"Messiah" presented by Ursinus choir; Performances draw "SRO" audiences • Frat system & houses favored by students; 12% "thumbs down!" • 878 enrolled in U.C. Evening School • YM-YWCA supports SFARC investigation • Editorial: Activities chaos rolls on • Drama in real life • Student long-term planning committee report • Letters to the editor • Flu strikes East; U.C. still healthy • "A memory with pillars" • A Christmas story • Murmurs from within • Exchange • Faculty portrait: Mr. Sharp; Hangup on social problems overshadows intellectual quest • UC pranks: They're all in good fun; Was "Freeland ghost" really Dr. Helfferich? • Many of greatest pranks took place in Chapel • Doctors Yost and Parsons recall Ursinus shenanigans of yesteryear; Boycotts, pigs, moths make hits • Protheatre makes hit debut in "New Theatre" production • Opinion: Open letter to Byron Jackson • Greek gleanings • Winning doesn't count but being clean-shaven does • Snellbelles open against Moravian • Outweighed, but still fighting • Bears to face area teams, will see many super sophs • Women's wrestling wound-up • "Quiet revolution" topic of discussion • Dr. Lewis announces $1000 trust fund • Blacks' non-recognition: one topic for USGA

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 68, Number 6.

Judy Schneider, editor.

The Ursinus Weekly, December 19, 1968



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