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Over 135 students speed graduation in summer school • Abraham Hendricks succumbs at home after long illness • President McClure greets largest new enrollment Thursday in chapel • Founders' Day program to honor Dr. Pfahler in dedication ceremony • College buildings to close at 5:30 • Work-study plan attracts 20 men • College opens buildings to 3 summer conclaves • Freshmen stagger through first week of mysteries at Ursinus • Miss Beck takes post as assistant librarian • Ursinus to participate in student war loan program • Swartley sets deadline • Five delegates attend Kanestaki conference • Y handbook guides puzzled freshmen • Letter received from Y's Spanish refugee • Dr. McClure attends Colgate inauguration • The Ursinus College faculty • Here they are - largest enrollment of new students! • Summer sports feature intramurals and softball • Thirty-eight men out for football as second week of practice begins • Stevens is completing plans for inauguration of 150-lb. grid league • Grid schedule to include two home, two away games • Eight holdovers brighten outlook for girls hockey • Mules meet G-burg • Stevens enters his second year optimistically • Over twenty veterans report for soccer practice • Plea for humility made by Snyder, former Y prexy • R. C. Bartman promoted to captain in Navy • Carrying on the tradition

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Ursinus College


Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, newspaper, enrollment, engagements, Abraham H. Hendricks, summer school, George E. Pfahler, Founders Day, energy conservation, freshmen customs, Lantern, Sarah Beck, Carmen Moreno, YMCA, YWCA, Norman E. McClure, Student Christian Movement, faculty, softball, football, field hockey, Peter P. Stevens, soccer, Roy Snyder, R. C. Bartman


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This is a digitized copy of the Ursinus Weekly, Volume 41, Number 1.

J. William Ditter Jr., editor-in-chief.

The Ursinus Weekly, October 5, 1942



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