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This issue of the Voice centers around Parents Weekend and the Soviet hydrogen bomb that had been detonated just a few days earlier on October 31st, 1961. Page 1 features a photo of the king of Dogpatch Dave Seaman who was crowned during the Sadie Hawkins Dance. The Schedule for Parent’s Weekend is featured and several events on campus are noted such as a performance by pianist George Katz and a talk by Dr. Bentley Glass, an American geneticist. On Page 2, a student who works at the local bus station recounts passengers discussions on the bomb and it’s repercussions. Page 3 highlights sports and features advertisements from local businesses geared towards students and their parents. Page 4 features on interview with Miss Ester Graber the head of food services and details how the student’s meal payments of $2.02 per day are spent. The rest of the page is dedicated to a large number of advertisements for local businesses.

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The College of Wooster


Wooster, OH


No Copyright - United States


parents weekend, Dave Seaman, Sadie Hawkins Dance, George Katz, Dr. Bentley Glass, college football, Ester Graber


College student newspapers and periodicals; Hydrogen bomb; Football; International relations; College newspapers; College athletics; Advertisements

The Wooster Voice (Wooster, OH), 1961-11-03