Ursinus Weekly Newspaper, 1902-1978



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Class of 1956 receives degrees, June 4: Dr. Millard E. Gladfelter speaks at Commencement • Bishop Fred P. Corson speaks at Baccalaureate • Armstrong appears on TV • UC grad made battalion "soldier of month" in May • Alpha Sig chooses leaders • Franchises given by SGAs; Other matters discussed • Eighteen annual prizes awarded at graduation, June 4 • Annual Alumni Day program takes place Sat., June 2 • Totals of Chest drive announced • Dr. Creager lectures at Pine Mt. Institute • Phi Psi elects new officers • Walker new head of FTA • Henry-Wilson engagement • Editorial: State of the government • Time and fruit flies, 1956 • Thoughts after four years at Ursinus • Graduation conversation • Crying in the wilderness: Problem of girls' rules • A little more about a little word • Letters to the editor • Bruin nine drops last game to P.M.C. Cadets, 3-0; Team ends with 8-7-1 record; Slotter is new captain • Baseball team season statistics • Football practice to start in September • Dunn elected new softball captain • Curtis I team captures campus softball crown • Cross to captain next year's tennis • Trackmen end year with 2-6 record; Ruth & Lawhead elected co-captains • "Rosies" elect officers • Open letter to students sent by Chest committee • '56 Summer school to open July 9 • Names of hall prexies for coming year announced • Sigma Rho releases names of officers and total of scholarship fund

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, newspaper, Commencement, Millard E. Gladfelter, Fred P. Corson, baccalaureate, Maurice W. Armstrong, Edward F. Costello, Alpha Sigma Nu, student government, Alumni Day, Campus Chest, Alfred L. Creager, Bud Walker, Future Teachers of America, Phi Alpha Psi, Beverly Henry, Bart Wilson, rules and customs, baseball, Bob Slotter, football, Jane Dunn, softball, intramural sports, Connnie Cross, tennis, track team, Lee Lawhead, Skip Ruth, Rosicrucians, Paisley Hall, Stauffer Hall, Beardwood Hall, dormitories, Summer School, Sigma Rho Lambda


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 55, Number 21.

Lawrence Foard, Jr., editor.

The Ursinus Weekly, June 4, 1956



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