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

  • Hilltopics
  • Looking Backward
  • Society – Personals
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Music Notes
  • At the Capitol - Movies
  • Weddings - Engagements
  • Spikes, Cleats & Sneakers
  • Daily Doings
  • Quotable Quotes
  • On the Western Front
  • The Service Column

This issue contains articles:

  • Tentative Plans Are Completed for Annual
  • Athletic Director E.A. Diddle Annouces 23 Games on Hilltopper Schedule
  • Silver Star Presented Mother of Western Grad Killed in Action – Claude Rayburn
  • Dean Finley Grise, Horace McMurty Attend Meeting
  • “Mae West” Belt Added to Display
  • Mrs. H.H. Cherry Much Improved – Bess Cherry
  • Reynold Weidenaar Prints to be Shown Soon
  • Former Herald Reporter Now Reaching Goal – Virginia Davis
  • Home Economics Teachers Meet
  • Bulletin - Cheerleaders
  • Sales Training Course Offered
  • President Paul Garrett and Lieut. George Updegraff Attend Conference
  • Western Players to Give Proceeds to 321st CTD
  • “Passing Institutions” to be Released Soon – Gordon Wilson
  • Warfare Facts Are Subjects of Latest Books
  • Why Are Western’s Chimes Silent
  • Take Part in Your Organizations
  • Can Western “Tick” This Year?
  • Take Part in Your Organization
  • John Muir Sends Bound Volumes of Newspaper to Kentucky Library
  • Library Exhibits Books on British
  • Roy Seward, Foundation Secretary, is Author of Book on Eschatology
  • Paxton, Jean. “Plastered Againt” – So They Say
  • Twenty Students Receive Benefit of Scholarships
  • Potter Hall Dinning Room Has New Equipment
  • Lieut. James Browning Reported Killed in Africa Action
  • Westerners Attend Home Economics Meeting
  • Mr. Robert Fries Presents Program at Lions Club
  • Lieut. Charles Taylor Reported Killed in Action Tribute Paid by Bowling Green Kiwanis Club
  • Kentucky Education Association Planning Board Appointment Made
  • Presentation to be Made Sunday – Charles Tate Jr.
  • Periodical Room Receives Many Air Magazines
  • “Unity for Peace” is Theme of Contest
  • 31 Men Take Tests for ASTP and Navy V-12
  • Regional Meetings of Administrators Slated
  • WACS Sponsor Dance at Western
  • Club Notes – Biology, English, History, Chemistry, French
  • Whitaker, Don. Former Westerner at Front Lines in Italy Keeping Up Army Communications – Harold Allen, John Perkins
  • Students Take Pre-Med Exams
  • Dance Held for Soldiers
  • Students’ Art Work on Display
  • Birthday of Western’s Founder is Observed – Founders’ Day
  • Nashville Air Base to be First Opponent
  • Plans Completed for Net Season
  • Cardinals Lose First Game, 25-22
  • 13 Contestants Enter Ping Pong Tournament
  • Gymnasium Floor Gets Face-Lifting
  • Basketball Squad Introduced at Bowling Green Business University Chapel Program
  • 14 Training School Grads Enrolled on Hill
  • Introducing…George Riggs 1943-44 Class President
  • Recitals by Basil Gauntlett Presented on College Heights November 15-16-17
  • Director of United States Mint Urges Western Student to Keep Small Coins in Circulation – Nellie Ross
  • New Booklet Announced for Elementary Teachers
  • War Stamps, Bonds Sold at College High
  • Major William R. Smith, Western Grad Baptizes a Marine in the Pacific Area
  • “Readers’s Guide to Education” is Now on Display
  • Chicago Newspaper Features Westerner – Mary Mears
  • Former Student Has Article Published – Eleanor Whittinghill


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