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In The Dreams, The Everliving---, Dick Ellis Jan 1948

In The Dreams, The Everliving---, Dick Ellis

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SINCE seven-thirty in the morning, Carl had sat on the back porch, on the old green chair by the old green table. It had been cool at first, but now the sun came through the vines, dappling the floor and the table with warm yellow pools...


Swoopy, Dycie Stough Jan 1948

Swoopy, Dycie Stough

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ONCE THERE was a little boy cloud. His name was Swoopy. Swoopy was probably the sweetest little cloud in the sky. Everyone loved him dearly—except the other little clouds. He had a sweet mop of curly hair that fell over one of his dear, bright blue eyes...


What Goes On Here..., Richard Schweet Jan 1948

What Goes On Here..., Richard Schweet

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SOME of the more frequent complaints around the campus concerns courses that are 'required' and, occasionally, courses we'd like to elect but don't, simply because we can't get 'credit' for them...


The Radio Workshop, Nancy Stewart Jan 1948

The Radio Workshop, Nancy Stewart

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THIS is WOI— The radio voice of Iowa State College—640 on your dial. . ." I looked up from my chem book. WOI! That's right! I had heard there was a radio station here on campus. But how did one go about getting in on some of the exciting phases of radio work?..


The Iowa State College Theater, Joan Pletch Jan 1948

The Iowa State College Theater, Joan Pletch

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WHAT is that little round building just west of the Press Building?' "Oh that? Didn't you know? That's the Theater Workshop. That's where our Players rehearse and produce all these swell plays. And by the way, if you feel an urge to help, just walk in...


Duke's Orchestra Is An Artist, Don Hayden Jan 1948

Duke's Orchestra Is An Artist, Don Hayden

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THERE is no need to interpret the Ellington music. It is simply its own interpretation. Sometimes moody and expressive, sometimes joyously rhythmic, Ellington's music is always logical and yet surprising...


Vision With The Black Shawl, Jack L. Evans Jan 1948

Vision With The Black Shawl, Jack L. Evans

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YOU KNOW, I never used to take much stock in these stories about visions. Not that I denied them, you understand, but it was always somebody else who was having the visions. But all that was before I met a certain lady about a year ago...


Not A Chance, Doris Hermann Jan 1948

Not A Chance, Doris Hermann

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CONGRATULATIONS! I hear you two fellows are aiming for the trophy in this next debate." The tall, blond fellow untangled his legs from the rungs of the chair and slowly stood up. "Thanks," he said, giving me a \vide grin. "We're going to try hard to win!"...


Brotherhood, Anonymous Anonymous Jan 1948

Brotherhood, Anonymous Anonymous

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THAT'S the word they used when I officially became a member— brotherhood. And I suppose that's right. When we live together, study together and sleep together, that makes us all brothers under the skin...


Books You Might Like, Leo J. Tick Jan 1948

Books You Might Like, Leo J. Tick

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(BOOKS & COKES, sponsored by SKETCH, presents regular weekly studentplanned, student-presented book reviews in the Oak Room, Memorial Union, throughout fall and spring quarters. Supplementing that program, here is an ambitious study of the great Naturalist philosopher, regarded as 'the father of the French Revolution, romanticism, democracy, anarchism, republicanism, communism, and fascism'; and, after 150 years, profoundly influential today.)...


In The Background, Bernice Fox Jan 1948

In The Background, Bernice Fox

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More students enrolled than ever before in a winter quarter, totalling 9,367. Winter quarter, 1948, saw signs of things to come revealed when the 70 million volt synchotron to be housed here was selected...


A Time For Decision, William R. Merrill Jan 1948

A Time For Decision, William R. Merrill

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"Twenty-one," someone said, "What's that... a disease?"... Laughter...


A Piece Of Yellow, Margret Wallace Jan 1948

A Piece Of Yellow, Margret Wallace

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Watch it grope its way to the end of your paint brush...


An Old Man's Fancy, Herbert Perluck Jan 1948

An Old Man's Fancy, Herbert Perluck

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"Unmannered devils-little beasts," he said, glowering at the children playing in the park."...


God And Bingo, Patrick Minear Jan 1948

God And Bingo, Patrick Minear

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Bingo walked slowly down the narrow street, carefully kicking a battered tin can ahead of him...


Drouth, Ruth Knuths Jan 1948

Drouth, Ruth Knuths

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The midsummer sun burns white at high noon...


Conditioned, Said Jibrin Jan 1948

Conditioned, Said Jibrin

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Once there lived in a little town in a little college, a tiny little man who solved many of the eternal problems by ignoring them...


City Shadows, Dycie J. Stough Jan 1948

City Shadows, Dycie J. Stough

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I love on thirty-fourt' street My name is Esther...


This Is Why, James C. Mitchell Jan 1948

This Is Why, James C. Mitchell

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You ask me why we have to wait. I tell you it's financially impossible and you immediately block that escape by quoting your annual income and asking why can't we...


Books You Might Like, Anonymous Jan 1948

Books You Might Like, Anonymous

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Probably the most familiar lament of the college student is, "I don't have time to keep up with the new books-or, the old ones!...


Once Upon A Time, Margret Wallace Jan 1948

Once Upon A Time, Margret Wallace

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Once upon a time a Person looked down at me with the gentle-eye-of-worldly-wisdom...


The Cold War, Jon Doerflinger Jan 1948

The Cold War, Jon Doerflinger

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Our hole was a good hole as holes go. It wasn't always that way...


Green Island, Richard Handy Jan 1948

Green Island, Richard Handy

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It was like a dream. Free-free from the drab monotony of a cell...


Choice, C. Richard Ellis Jan 1948

Choice, C. Richard Ellis

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How do you, then, propose to compromise? Is it not that from a high place you have seen yourself and not known-...


Scaredy-Cat, Austin H. Phelps Jr. Jan 1948

Scaredy-Cat, Austin H. Phelps Jr.

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"Now you run out and play. You can't mope around the house all day." His mother shooed him out the door...


Two Strangers, John B. Madson Jr. Jan 1948

Two Strangers, John B. Madson Jr.

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Night was coming to the Garden Juarez. The white glare of the day was gone, and the wind that blew in from the desert now did not blows dust and heat, but the smells of pepper trees and sage...


On Strike, Robert Gold Jan 1948

On Strike, Robert Gold

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I saw them there The other night, These men Who live no more...


Forget It, Lola Chadwick Jan 1948

Forget It, Lola Chadwick

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The intersection where Mary stood waiting was busier than usual. The last day before Christmas...


Sudden Spring, Charles Hopper Jan 1948

Sudden Spring, Charles Hopper

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The little park shivered and huddled closer under the lee side of the dreary skyscrapers...


One Globe, Many Worlds, Edwin Sidey Jan 1948

One Globe, Many Worlds, Edwin Sidey

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Dawn is a thin, gray line of half-light, dividing the earth into two parts...