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The front page article of the publication addresses the President of the Carnegie Corporation coming to speak at Wooster's 93rd commencement ceremony. Next to it is a piece addressing the school's yearly Color Day celebration, and how former Color Day Queens will be returning to campus for the festivities. The proceedings for the day, including coronation are also outlined. The third article on the front page speaks about a mock convention of political candidate selection that was held at Oberlin University, where they eventually selected a candidate by the name of Scranton. This piece is continued on page 6. The final piece on the front page addresses a supreme court ruling in public schools, this case in particular involved Gary, Indiana. The court declined to outlaw segregation. Page 2 starts with a small piece on tight housing, with some students not even knowing where they will room next year. Below it are remarks on a small turnout for Student Government Association meetings. Next a piece remarks on the scarcity of summer jobs for college students, blaming President Johnson's economy drive project. The main feature on page 2 is a series of letters written to the paper praising Professor Stringham, as well as Coach Lammert. The final piece on the page reflects upon the past school year and what all has changed at the College. The far left of page 3 begins with a discussion of past presentations of Shakespeare plays at the College. This year, Twelfth Night was performed, and is reviewed to the right of this column. In a concert series for the College, famous sitar player Ravi Shankar performed. There is a large advertisement placed for keepsake engagement rings. Page four talks about the changes in the student government system for the past year, and assesses their success and failure. Page four also contains a large advertisement encouraging students to enter into the U.S. Airforce. There is an interesting piece focusing on the popularity of sunbathing on campus and the lengths students are willing to go to for a tan. Page six detailed the different places seniors will be setting out to after graduation. Freedlander's department store placed a congratulations advertisement aimed at graduating seniors.
The College of Wooster
commencement, Color Day, Oberlin University, segregation, Supreme Court, residence life, housing, Student Government Association, Lyndon B. Johnson, Shakespeare, United States Airforce, Sunbathing, Freedlander's Department Store
Advertising; Commencement ceremonies; May Day (Labor holiday); Segregation in education; Student housing; Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; United States. Air Force
Editors, Wooster Voice, "The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1964-05-08" (1964). The Voice: 1961-1970. 85.