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

  • Your Manners are Showing
  • Book Reviews
  • Kentucky Building News
  • The Bulletin Board Stop
  • Veterans Views
  • Society Page
  • Faculty Notes
  • Personals
  • Birds-I View
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Sports Alley
  • Book Marks

This issue contains articles;

  • Degrees Will be Conferred on 155 Western Graduates
  • Activities for Senior Class to Start Today
  • Western Players to Appear in Annual Spring Production Wednesday Night
  • Director of University Christian Mission is Speaker Here – James Stoner
  • Western Orchestra to Give Chapel Program
  • Date is Set for Alumni Banquet
  • Third Chemical Research Grant Given Western
  • Party is Planned for Potter Hall Seniors
  • Spring Concert to be Sunday
  • Summer School to Begin June 7
  • John Rodes Resigns From Regents
  • New College Seal
  • College High Present Play
  • Hagerman, Bart. My Thanks to You
  • Western Will be Host to 4-H
  • Dyer, Kenneth. Has Anyone Seen a Dog?
  • Let There be Light – Campus Lighting
  • Gilbert Scarbrough is Festival Manager
  • Thomas, Marjorie. Survey Shows Student Opinion Varies Widely on What Herald Should Feature
  • Juanita McIntosh is ’48 Sophomore Vice-President
  • Busy Man is Dr. Earl Moore, ’48 Senior Class Sponsor
  • Chorus Concert Weill Received
  • Representative Named to Mountain Laurel Festival – Judy Stevens
  • Western Players Travel to Play
  • Junior Prom is Held on May 11
  • Earl Moore, Kelly Thompson to Attend Kiwanis Meet
  • Ex-Herald Business Manager to Get AB Journalism – Helen Henry
  • Ex-Talisman, Herald Editors Visit Campus – John Thomas
  • Weldon Hart’s Overture is Performed
  • Training School to Give Operetta
  • Mrs. Pearl Harris, Former Western Student, Dies
  • Honor Roll Lists 29 Grad Students
  • Club News – Music Educators, Biology, Physical Education, Education Council, History, Child Care, Le Cercle Francais
  • To Appear Here – Mary Bradley
  • Future Homemakers of America Chapter of College High “Adopts” French Boy
  • Thread, Kenneth, John Nolan & Bill Wilson. Industrial Arts Department is Among Best in South
  • This Year’s Talisman Will Honor L.T. Smith, Head of Industrial Arts Department and Former Coach
  • Shoe Shines May Send 2 Missionaries – Baptist Student Union
  • Scorpions Win in Track Meet
  • Provost Visits Western Campus – Raymond Gibson
  • Odie Spears Makes All-Star Team
  • Dr. Hugh Gunderson Judge at Music Festival
  • Dr. Gordon Wilson Takes Area Bird Census
  • J.R. Whitmer to be Given Degree
  • Grable, Jeane. James “Buster” Johnson is the ’48 Talisman Art Director
  • Western Opera Quartet Gives Radio Program
  • Graduate Sings With Boston Methodist Group – Dorothy Compton
  • Former Student Gives Radio Gospel Program


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