The North Texan, Volume 3, Number 1, November 1951 Page: 1
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NORTH STATE CQU.EGE, DENTON, TEXAS, NOVEMBER, I9SI
Nov. 10 To Be Homecoming Day
Full Program Set — ' ' —
Football, dancing, stage shows, basketball, barbecue, a
parade, open houses and other entertainment are being
planned on the North Texas State College campus in prep-
aration fpr^fonner students who will return for the 1951
Homecoming on Nov. 10. : " ; T • ■":.r;
Feature of the Homecoming will be a football game be-
tween what has been termed "the best Eagle grid team in
many years" and the Midwestern University eleven which
has for the past two years tied the Eagles for conference
All events except the barbecue
and the football game will be free
to ex-students who register and
obtain "a name card. Game -tickets
may be purchased at the gate or
in advance. Barbecue tickets may
be purchased for 75 cents each
during registration, at the foot-
ball game, or at the barbecue,
which will be held immediately fol-
lowing the football game.
Registration 'for"; Homecoming
will begin Friday afternoon, Nov.
9, in the union building on Chest-
nut Street. A free dance is planned
for Triday. night and many cam-
pus organizations will hold open
house Friday as well as Saturday.
More than 50 campus entries
are expected for a gigantic parade
whiciuJsrill begin at 11 a.m. Satur-
day morning. Prizes will be award-
-ed—for the^ winning entries and
also for the best-decorated campus
Kickoff time for the ~£JTSC-Mid-
western football game will be 2:80
crowd is expected at Eagle Sta-
dium. This will be the last Home-
coming game which exes will see
1 in the old stadium, since a new
20,000-capacityplant is nearing
rcompletion west of the main cam-
pus and will be available for the
Special half-time activities are
being arranged by faculty and stu-
dent committees.' '
Immediately following the game,
the barbecue will be senvd. In or-
der to save^time, baioecue tickets
will Be sold,in adrance for those
arriving early but exes arriving special request numbers played at
late may purchase tickets at the the Homecomincr stare shows are
PART OF- CAMPUS^rOn.y the center of North Texas State s
growing campus is included in this recent photograph. At top
right is, the football stadium under construction. F,rom right to
left at tbp of photograph are the new men's gymnasium, men's
quadrangle, and the new odycation and laboratory school build
ng. No+ shown are a ne>' women's gymnasium and -'.worn en !s
doYmitory under construction, both located l^fK^f Harriss Gym
Stage Show Numbers.
May Be Requested
Homecoming exes not only may
attend a regular Saturday night
stage show such as they remember
from student diys, but they may
even take part in selecting the pro^
gram, Floyd Graham, director, has
announced. . ' - ...
Exes who would like to haye
House Set for March 31
Saturday night Activities will
give exes a choice
merit. Two performances of Floyd
Graham'^ Saturday night stage
show are scheduled for 7 and-8:30
p.m. A basketball game between
Coach H; G. Shands' squad and
an--opponent .to be announced later
will provide, fans with a pre-sea-
son look at a cage squad which is
Expected to be even stronger than
last season's conference champioil
group. Another dance will be held
eiation' will -have a noon luncheon
at ,Marquis Hall Saturday. .:^r
Arrangements for Homecoming
are being made by the general
long-range planning committee for
the ex-student association and by
numerous smaller committees.
Robert Marquis of the education
staff was named chairman of the
long-range planning ^committee to
succeed Dr. J. C. Matthews.
General chairman for the 1951
Homecoming is Dr. Emmett Cam-
bron of the physical education fac-
ulty. He is assisted by C. C. Wil-
liams^ ~ co-chairman, and Earle
Youhg, president of the United
Students of North Texas. _
Student and faculty represents^
tives will be. on hand in depart-
ments to greet visiting exes and
to show them new buildings and
buildings under fconstruction. "
the Homecoming stage shows are
invited to write Graham at NT
Station, Denton. .... -
sented Saturday night, Nov. 10, in-
order to take care of all> ex-stu-
dents. An early show will be at 7
p.m. and a repeat performance will
begin at 8:30 p.m.
Fourten exes met recently in the
conference room of the Amarillo
Globe-News to elect "officers for
their newly-organized exes club.
Cloys Webb was elected presi-
dent, Mary L'ouise Broome, vice-
president and publicity chairman;
Mrs. Darleen Vachon, secretary;
Carl Meyer, treasurer, and Jim Bob
Nance, social and entertainment
Pi Phi Exes Build Club
The Dallas chapter of Pi Phi
exes is erecting a clubhouse on
Grapevine reservoir which is sched-
uled for completion next spring.
Officers of the chapter are Jerry
Minshew, president; Frank Jack-
son, vice-president; Don Griffin,
secretary, and . Earl Slaughter,
Not quite completed but cer-
tainly far enough along for visitors
to admire. . '
That's' NTSC's present two-year
building program " of ^$5-^250,000
which is nearing completion this
semester. Former students visiting
the campus for Homecoming, Nov.
10. will have opportunity to see
buildings under • construction and
other recently-completed structures
on a 295-acre campus.
A formal opening of all new
buildings is being planned for
North Texas Day, March 31, 1952,
President J. C. Matthews said this
week. At that time former students
wTTl Be inited, to attend formal"
open hotise ceremonies and tour
the buildings. However, exes at-
tending Homecoming are invited
ro see the completed and nearly-
completed- projects, he pointed
out. ■ • ■
Already in use are a new educa-
tion building and laboratory school,
a new women's gymnasium, a new
science hall, two new men's dormi-
tories, new men's gymnasium, and
a library annex. Under, construe- approximately 62,000 square
tion are a. 20,000-capacity foot
ball stadium, two more men's dorm-
itory units with a men^ dining
hall, and another women's dormi-
Two major repair jobs are in
progress. The old science building
is heing reconditioned for use of
physics and. mathematics depart-
ments -and the old education build-
3 p.m. Registration—-Union Building
7:30 p.m. Bonfire — ——-■■
9 p.m. Free Dance—New Women's Gym „
Saturday, November 10
2:30 p*m. NTSC-MidW^estern University football game
5 p.m. Barbecue—Harriss Gym—75 cents
7- p.m. , Free basketball game—New Men's Gym
7 p.m. Free Stage Show—Main Auditorium .
8:30 p.m. Second Performance of Stage Show
8:30 p.m. Free Square Dance—New Women's Gym
10 p.m. Free Dance—ftew Women's Gym
„ , ,/ ..
ing is being remodeled for needs:
of the School of Business.
Although not fully completed and
furnished, the education -building
and theL women's, gyjnnasium are
already in use: Because -of the
acute need for space, classes moved-
into them this fall. \
The new education building has
of floor space to include 26 class-
rooms and 1s divided] between the
education department and the lab-
oratory school. It is located oft
Avenue C and Highland directly
west of the old football stadium..
The gymnasium for women's
health, physical education and rec-
reation. .classes includes a regula-
tion gymnasium with modem equip-
ment for classwork, large class-
rooms, an auditorium, offices and
er facilities. It is located on High-
land, direictly south. of the jour-
The two men's dormitory units
and dining hall . under construc-
tion will join two already com-
pleted to form a large "quadrangle-
bounded by Highland, Avenue D,
Prairie and Avenue G. The new
women's dormitory unit under con-
struction is located on the corner
of Avenue A and Highland.
A new football atadium is near-
ly completed west of the main cam-
pus and facing on the route of the
new superhighway 77, which will
cut b^tiv^en it and the college golf
course-.' Designed to seat 20,000
spectators, the structure will he
of modem concrete design and will
afford a better vieWof games than
fans have been able to get is the
present overcrowded stadlitM.
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