1965-10-15; Central Michigan Life
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___*__HW L_^._. _rr^at* Central VOLUME 46 * • CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1965 * -k NUMBER 4 omecoming Festivif i [Theatre Opens Season With Irish Faustus' The American premiere of Lawrence Durrell's play "An Irish Faustus" will be performed on the Warriner stage Saturday, Oct. 23, and Monday, Oct. 25 as the first University Theatre production of the current season. The play was written for a German actor friend of the author's and first performed in Hamburg. It has not been preformed before in the United States by either professional or non-professional companies. The two performances will begin at 8 p.m. The production is directed by Dr. Elbert R. Bowen, who is assisted by A. R. Montanaro Jr., instructor in the speech department. Technical effects are designed by William Valle, technical director of the University Theatre. The student cast is composed of Yolanda Bone, Karen Haines, Michael Cook, Bryce Hunt, John Johnson, Dan Joiner, Len Kluge, Peter Knapp, Tom R e p p a r t, and James Telfer. Durrell has rewritten Marlowe's famous play "Dr. Faustus," presenting in modern verse form an ironic twist to the old Faust legend of the alchemist who sold his soul to the devil in return for magical powers and a life of earthly enjoyment. Admission is free to both performances, with seating restricted to the main floor. Ixpecf 5,0 eekend Events The annual whirlwind weekend known as Homecoming gets underway today with a jammed schedule of events planned for the more than 13,000 alumni, students, guests and faculty expected to be on hand. About 5,000 alumni and guests are expected. "Let's Make a Game Of It" is the theme for this weekend's celebration, the 42nd SANDY SPARKS REACTS with joy and surprise as she is named 1965 Homecoming Queen. (Photo by Hamp) 'Happiness is Being Qu Homecoming at Central. House and dormitory decorations and floats in tomorrow's parade will be built around the theme. Alumni registration gets underway this afternoon in the University Center, but the main alumni a c t i v i ties are scheduled for tomorrow. In the spotlight are the classes from 1925-35 and the "Silver C" class of 1950 which is observing its 25th anniversary. Returning members of the class will be honored at the Alumni Banquet at 6:45 p.m. tomorrow in the Woldt Food Commons. Tonight's Highlights Headlining tonight's schedule is the pep rally, an ail- By Sandra Drake Life Staff Writer The sign on her dormitory room door says, "Happiness is being Queen Sandy," and though she says, "T just couldn't believe it could happen to me," Sandra Lee Sparks reigns today as Central Michigan University's 1965 Home coming Queen. Sandy, 19, is a 5'6" blonde junior, who was chosen from ten nominees by the CMU students. A turn-out of 3,665 students showed up at the polls to vote for their favorite candidate. Miss Sparks was sponsored by the ROTC Drill Team whose cadets escorted her to and from all her classes during the campaign. They also gave her an 18-gun saiute as they presented her to the student body at the annual Queens' Assembly. Sandra's parents, Mr, and Mrs. John W. Comloquoy, Jr., Continued on Page Five .. P" Pw " •" -"'P*- » —*—^^"-rsrff^°P- P*P°P"'P>PP 1PVP'*.» 4~ * * «; ■mart*1* .'.*»■». ,»',* ** '?< N i' *i>^5 V "l.~ t it * fj. .* J , i..- $*»*v-***..;.v«is>v^v ^fopppv. p. ■ s i ** p_Pi?,i. HallTHlS FAMILIAR SCENE, as *• Wl» bring back memories to Central's alumni and tivities viewed from Warriner friends as they return for the weekend's Homecoming ac- (Photo by Hamp) university dance and the usual nostalgic jam sessions of the Jazz Era Musicians. Highlights tomorrow include the parade, football game, coronation of Queen Sandra Sparks, special recognition of faculty members celebrating their 25th year at CMU and the Homecoming Balls and alumni dance tomorrow night. Returning alumni and their families began arriving on campus today although most are expected tomorrow. Hotels and motels in the area have long been booked to capacity. Queen Sandy Sparks, a blue- eyed blond from Jackson, will be officially crowned at half- time of the Hillsdale-Central football game by President Judson W. Foust and Student Body President Gene Ragland. Saturday's game pits the luckless Chippewas against a Hillsdale squad heralded as one of the biggest and best in a long line of good teams at Hillsdale. Parade of Bands Tomorrow's parade of some 30 units begins at 12:30 and will feature music by Central's 105-piece Chippewa Marching Band and the bands from Ithaca and Flint Ainsworth high schools. Faculty members receiving special recognition for a quarter century of service to CMU are Dean of Women D. Louise Sharp, Vice President N. C. Bovee, Registrar George N. Lauer and Dr. Richard L. Wy- song, chairman of the history and political science department. Playing at the two Homecoming Balls tomorrow night will be the Bob DuRant Orchestra in the University Center and the Jack Runyon Orchestra in the Finch Gymnasium. The alumni dance gets started at 9:30 p.m. at the Chieftain Hotel. Clubs Sponsor Coffee Hours Special sections are being reserved for reunion groups and alumni at Saturday's football game where a crowd in excess of 8,500 is expected. Alumni not attending the Silver C Club banquet have been invited to eat in the University Center cafeteria which is being kept open for the occasion. Barron Redmond, Drayton Plains senior, is student chairman of this year's Homecoming. Dr. Gilbert Maienknecht, journalism chairman, is general chairman of this year's event. Throughout the weekend, various clubs, fraternities, sororities, dormitories and departments will be holding special coffee hours and teas for alumni and guests. Alumni chairman for the '25-'35 reunion is John Wiley, '33. " f ■' - ' i> !Pift ' Ji; m 'IK l <T " ~ I HP [J' I,!. 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|Title||1965-10-15; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Friday, October 15, 1965 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Copyright Permission||Copyright 1965 by Central Michigan University. This material is copyrighted and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited.|