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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Campus Chips of the Cadet Corps
  • Looking Backward
  • Society – Personals
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Weddings - Engagements
  • Spikes, Cleats & Sneakers

This issue contains articles:

  • 25 Seniors Meet Requirements for Graduation
  • Registration for Military Service Scheduled Here
  • Defense Stamp Sales Booming
  • Books Collected Here for Army
  • Drs. Paul Garrett, Finley Grise Attend parley on Higher Education
  • Bailey Pride Jr. and Sam Logan in Hero Ranks
  • Chapel is Empty Today Because of Semester Exams
  • Physics Majors are in Vital Defense Positions
  • Biology & Chemistry Grads Doing Fine Work
  • Final Decision to be Made Here Soon on Quarter Plan
  • Arthur Henderson Makes Official Western Debut, Charles Massinger, Chester Channon Heard
  • Many Kentucky Museum Gifts Received Recently
  • Library Bottlenecked by Submarine Warfare
  • Birthday Ball to be Held Feb. 6th – Franklin Roosevelt
  • University of Louisville Accepts Frank Shockley
  • Many Coeds are Doing Knitting for Red Cross
  • Western Head on Committee for Bond Sales – Paul Garrett
  • O.O. Craig Awards 45 Certificates – Penmanship
  • President Paul Garrett Addresses Seniors
  • Juniors Hear M.L. Billings
  • Eugene Glenn New Head of Orphans Home
  • Frank Taylor is Commissioned
  • Topper Gridders Have Five Games Carded for 1942
  • Hilltoppers Will be Host to Sister College in Tomorrow Nights Game – Eastern Kentucky University
  • Toppers Topped 56-49 by Eagles in Overtime
  • Hilltoppers Edge Out Thoroughbreds 29-27 – Murray State University
  • Shu-Shots Chalk Up Fourth Victory
  • Elliot Hawkins Teaches Agriculture
  • Grad Receives Navy Commission – Lewis VanMeter
  • Leslie VanMeter Appointed Head Grid Coach at West Texas State
  • Unbeaten Freshmen Add Three Wins
  • Western High in National Ratings
  • Sophomores Hear Question Program
  • Western Grad Promoted – Harvey Roberts
  • Registration Slated to be Held Monday
  • Sampler Exhibit Now on Display
  • Speech Teachers Meet Here with English Council
  • Bob Reeves Joins Navy
  • Autographed Copy of Book Given Library – Mrs. Morris Hardwick


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