Ursinus Weekly Newspaper, 1902-1978



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1947 Bruin football squad • Ursinus boasts record enrollment, 962; Men again occupy all campus dorms • Faculty augmented by fourteen; six alumni appointed • Bears to face Drexel in grid curtain-raiser • Dr. White retires; began here in 1924 • Dr. McClure presides at freshman banquet • Ursinus had large summer enrollment; eight to graduate • Callow frosh eagerly anticipate orders as benevolent sophomores begin reign • Glenwood quartette to top program at YM-YWCA rally • Band being re-organized; seek experienced musicians • Contributions sought for college magazine • Quartette seeks WPTZ job; campus activities continue • Grid outlook fair; Wieneke installing double-wing attack • Good season looms for hockey squad • Twenty-six to receive awards in near future • Booters commence practice sessions; eight games on tap • Bearettes face ten opponents; Temple, Penn judged top foes • Phys. Ed. instructress leaves to take position at Upper Darby • Shortage of materials delaying completion of new gymnasium • Varsity Club to handle "Gridder" • Football clinic held here • Science professors publish first year laboratory book • Prof. Hohlfeld visits British Guiana, takes part in educational experiment • Future teachers schedule first meeting of semester • Telescope to be sent to college by Institute for astronomy study • Pirazzini, McCausland selected to act as headwaiter, assistant • Big-little brothers plan revived

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 47, Number 1.

Robert Juppe, editor-in-chief.

The Ursinus Weekly, September 29, 1947



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