The Spelman spotlight.
November 01, 1957
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TEE SPEIMAE SPOTLIGHT
We unite in desire to realize full
and creative life through a growing
knowledge of God; we are determined to
have a part in making this life possible
for all people; in this task we seek to
understand Jesus and to follow Ilitru This
is the purpose of the National Student
Y.W.C.A,,end those who take part in the
various activitirs as active members.
Included in this organization are
four areas o r concern called commissions
1 '*st year, but this y r ar known simply
as interest groups. Thrsr four interest
groups are; Social Responsibility,World
Relatedness, Christian Faith and Heritage
Community L ife and Campus Affairs,
This year's program includes such
things as field trips,debates, dramatic
presentations, speakers, and frrc dis
cussions. You can sc' students, that
this Y.W.C.A. year will be a busy and
interesting one. Won’t you come out to
our meetings and become a vary, very
Luci lie Mason
THE-PAN AMERICAN CLUB
The Pan-American Club is not a
newly organized club, but it was re-
erganized by Mrs. Macorason last year.
History and Sooial Science majors or
minors may become members of this club.
On October 26, 1957, the Pan-American
Club sponsored a quiz show in Howe Hall.
THE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
The Athletic Association was or
ganized for the purpose of creating
interest in sports. The vice-presidents
of the dormitories are the athletic
managers of this association. Miss Simon
is the advisor.
A Debating Society has been or-
ganizrd on SpcLman’s campus. The pur
pose of this society is to train stu
dents in th< art of public speaking
and debating techniques, The faculty
advisors are Mr, Zinn and Mr. Cochran.
All persons interested in participating
in its activities are welsome to join.
Recreation is one of the most im
portant aspects of college life; too many
people seen to forget this fact. The Phy-
oical Education department has recognized
this faot as important and has set-up a
program to meet these needs.
The program was set-up to provide
for; 1. additional educational experiences
for the students, faculty and staff; 2.
Sncouragement of wholesome opportunities
for sociability and fellowship^,promotion
of the concept that participation in self
chosen leisure-time activities is vital
*to the culmination of a full life. These
are some of the most important objectives
of the recreation program.
Next semester the spotlight wi11 be
on an extensive Basketball tournament,a
Tennis tournament, and a co-ed Softball
team. Pradtice has already begun for the
Volley ball tournament and all students
are urged to participate.
Monday^4 s30-5:30 Modern Dance Club
Tuesday,4:4C-»5:»0 Social dance instruct-
Wednesday,4:S0«h*3O Swiraning & Arohery*.
Friday,3*30«*6;30 Open recreation
The program has been well leCmiyedl
considering the tight schedule of the
college member. It is felt that there will
be even greater participation once more
skill is developed and a better urder-
standing of the philosophy of the program
(This article is from an interview with
Miss Randall,head of the Dept, of Health
Physical Education and Recreation)
On November 5, 1957 at 11:40 A.M. in
Sisters Chapel, Miss Blanche Eurton played
several selections v y Schumann, Paganini,
Liszt, and Chopin. This was indeed a rare
treat be-ause Miss Burton is a brilliant
pianist who played with the New York Phil
harmonic Orchestra at the age of thirteen.
We hope that we will have the opportunity
to hear Miss Burton again soon.