University of Denver. Student Senate
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Overview Senate Hears housing issues – a series of petitions and complaints concerning dorm rules were presented to the Student Senate. Dr. Will Herberg launches Religion and Life Week with Keynote talks on January 19, 1955. Grid Coach Bob Blackman – discussion on whether he would be leaving the Hilltop coaching position. Student Senate Agenda for the meeting on January 19, 1955. The Student Union Board of Governor’s Entertainment Committee is presenting folk singer Gil Houston on January 28, 1955....
Dates: 1955 January 21
Overview Dr. Charles Merrifield Keynote Speaker at DU Leadership Conference on May 20, 1955. Bonnie Johnson is serving as co-chairman of the Leadership Conference. Asa Hilliard is the ODK member elected to be co-chairman of the conference scheduled for Pinecrest. Leadership schedule listed. Due to a flood at Pinecrest, the Leadership conference was changed to Camp Wilaha, near Idaho Springs, Colorado. Jack Deeter is temporary president/chairman of 1955-1956 Student Senate. New Phi Beta Kappas named....
Dates: 1955 May 20
Overview Pioneer Gridsters in Contention for ‘Bowl’ – the Pioneer football team is under consideration by two post-season bowl committees. Windy Whirl is the weeks hi-lite – On this night, (November 19, 1954) is the annual AWS frolic. Skid Pirtle, Glen Buse and Lyle Johnson are the final candidates for the king title of “The Man Most Likely to Sweep You Off Your Feet.” Debate Issue Raises Conflict – the DU Chapter of Tau Beta Alpha, national honorary speech fraternity, received a communique from...
Dates: 1954 November 19
Overview Poll conducted – why students like the University of Denver. Contract renewed – Senate meets to clear busy schedule. All-School Homecoming show to give preview. Religion in Life Week plans set. CCC Frosh – Kangaroo Court. Dance Theme – “And the Melody Lingered on”. Homecoming “Sense and Nonsense” in the makings.
Dates: 1955 November 4
Overview Coeds elect King on October 4, 1955. First student Senate meeting of the year held on October 4, 1955. Frats nominate eight for AWS “Apron King” (Bob Bryant, Ken Curtis, Jack Deeter, Orville Duffy, Sonny Moore, Mike Pappas, Paul Plath and Bob Siegelman). Men’s Dorms elect officers. Glen Buse, DU varsity football star was injured in automobile accident. “Y” slates gala events for membership quest. DU boasts new housemothers.
Dates: 1955 October 4
Overview Coeds Celebrate “Week” – AWS Sponsors Various Activities for Women’s Week February 19-27, 1956. Tryouts slated for Frosh Show on February 21, 1956. Polls open on February 24, 1956 for AWS Elections. Student Senate to meet on February 21, 1956. “Children of the A-Bomb”- feature film sponsored by the Student Y. Foreign Policies in Coming Campaign to be Discussed. Queen Engineer Honored – Lynn Allred.
Dates: 1956 February 21
Overview Student Senate Elects (Jack Deeter as president of student body; Ken Furman as president of the College of Arts and Sciences; Sandy Theis as secretary. Class election dates set; Chairmen report. 1955 Homecoming theme is picked – “Sense and Nonsense.” KVDU is back – Jim Palmquist is the new manager. DU Enrollment climbs upward. Three names as finalists in the search for the “Apron King” – Sonny Moore, Paul Plath and Orville Duffy. Fall Ball on October 7, 1955.
Dates: 1955 October 7
Overview 1956-1957 Budget Approved – Senate Meets to Clear Calendar. DUers Prepare for May Day “Showboat”. Sing Like Birdies or “Sing Like Sinners, Sing” May 4, 1956 – Twilight Sing Selections Follow May Day “Showboat” Theme. Petitions for offices due on April 27, 1956. Applications Now Due for Miss ’56 Colorado Contest. “Showboat” Steams Into Pioneer Port.
Dates: 1956 April 27
Overview DU Coeds Beat the Parking Problem – By Biking. Application Due for DU “Trustee Grants”. Ninth Annual Military Ball set for May 12, 1956. Full Schedule for May Days. “Showboat” is Far Cry From Same Weekend Yesteryear. Dr. Levette Davidson Cancels Talk. Student Senate to meet May 1, 1956.
Dates: 1956 May 1
Overview Students Elected to Office – Smallest Turnout in Many Years. New Senate Convenes; Appointments Announced. IFC Banquet. Voters Cast Ballots at CCC. Musical “Seventeen” Tonite.
Dates: 1956 May 18