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After a lazy summer of no classes and no studying, fall finds this boy in a state common to most of us; until mid-terms and hourlies hit us, we go to football games, have fun, and just plain relax with scarcely any thought to the opening of books.

We Happily Return To Fall and Football

September arrives and we return after a lazy summer vacation to fall and school. What new sights greet our eyes? A hole in the quad where green grass once grew. Three thou- sand new faces and four thousand new bikes. A flying saucer being erected near the stadium. MRH girls. Illi buses. Lovely fall, where girl meets boy, and boy meets girls ; where professors meet students and intel- lects meet instructors. But after we've battled the registration lines, had a last laugh at our new ID cards and a last cry at our bills from the book stores, we peer out among the fallen leaves and everything's the same: Eight o'clock classes are still offered only in the Natural History Building; Ox is still working toward his degree ; ROTC is still here ; it still rains every day; the undergrad li- brary is still not the place to study; and Homecoming, Dad's Day, and ev- erything fall is still fun.

Fall is the time to renew old friendships and make new acquaintances.

Registration Dilemma Reaches All Time High

Students doggedly await their turn to engage in the battle to obtain a desired section "Not quiz every Friday at five!"

Armory guide Joan Schmidt, junior in LAS, points out proper stations to perplexed coeds during registration.

During Registration Week students get into the groove of college life. Even though everyone has heard about the massive confusion and tired feet, it takes a firsthand experience in this endurance test to really initiate the new school year. The required standard equipment for the event is the student's I.D. number, comfortable shoes and per- severence, with an emphasis on the latter.

The first step involves meeting an appointed college adviser to secure approval of the trial reg- istration form. Now the student tentatively sched- ules the courses and sections which he has planned. At set of IBM cards, the first of many, are filled out with schedule, housing, I.D. number, and other general information. Departmental ap- proval for each course is the succeeding project.

The student proceeds to the Armory, where the sectioning areas are located, in order to obtain a class card for each of his courses. The big prob- lem now is to beat the clock and to register for the scheduled course section before the section closes. This is the longest and most nerve-racking process in registration.

After submitting the cards to clerks for final checking, the student passes on to a specified sta- tion where the cards are exchanged for a fee card, then proceeds to the cashier's window.

The bonus is a free trip to the photographic section for an I.D. picture, which captures the end product of an encounter with registration.



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Finding a secluded spot, a couple takes a break. Annual pledge dances initiate newcomers into casual campus life.

Ann Shipley is held captive by Gary Danna, who sits as a pompous ruler, playing parts dictated by the costuming.

While Pledge Dances Alleviate Early Pressure

The house decorations and the costumes carry out the pledge dance themes. This fall Tau Kappa Epsilon adopted a "Psycho" theme, awarding keys to "cabin 1" as favors. Getting into the spirit of the dance are Carol Ann Huszar and Mary Morehart.

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Annual Pajama Races Are Rowdy As Ever

The term "pajama race" generally includes various other activities as one can tell by this scene at Alpha Rho Chi.

Pledges not only have to run in the pajama race, but they also have to advertise the annual event all over campus.

Readying for the race sometimes involves a good deal more excitement than the actual participation itself, as is shown here.


The Illi Bus is a great service to many students. In bad weather, it can't be beat.

Lost? Try standing here a while.

The Illi Bus is a New Service for the films

The Illi Bus is the newest service on the University of Illinois campus.

For five cents a student or staff member can ride anywhere on the route from Men's Residence Halls near the Stadium on the west to Illini Grove or to Women's Residence Halls on the east.

One can get on or leave close to any of one hundred buildings. Thirty stops have now been marked by signs. Buses run every seven minutes from 7:17 a.m. to 5:20 p.m Mondays through Fridays, except during vacations. Any point can be reached in not more than fourteen minutes.

Service began on a trial basis November 14, 1960, and is still in its birth stages. It is to become permanent if demand supports the project. This could very well be so. In the first week the number of buses had to be in- creased from three to six. The number of passengers tripled by the end of the first week.

The big test for the Illi Bus will come in the Spring, when walking ceases to be chore. We hope that sights as this will be uncommon.


Autos No Longer Are the Most Important


Transportation As Bikes Increase in Number

With the opening of the fall semes- ter, many new sights were to be seen on campus. One of the major innova- tions was the bicycle lanes on Wright and Gregory Streets. These paths were erected for the ever-increasing bicycle population on campus. Now when crossing streets, in addition to facing many automobile dangers, stu- dents must beware of the treacherous bicycle lanes.

These bicycle lanes were inaugu- rated by the University Civil Engi- neering in order to segregate bicycles from the many cars on campus.

During the fall, a survey was taken on the number of bicycles which used these lanes ; it was found that within a twenty-four hour period forty-three hundred bicycles passed Greg Hall. Within a fifteen minute break be- tween classes, three hundred bikes were ridden by this area. On Gregory Drive, forty-two hundred cyclists pedaled past the Armory within twen- ty-four hours. At the other end of the campus twenty-nine hundred bi- cycling enthusiasts wended their way past Altgeld Hall. Bicycles, bicycles, and more bicycles come to campus.

Collisions as the one above were once few and far between, but over the past year, they have become everyday sights. However, as shown at the left, bicycles are not always a menace.


Setting out for the stadium, this crowd leaves one of the six Homecoming Special trains from the Illinois Central Railroad.

Carmen Wolynczuke, campus Tumor salesman, ped- dles Homecoming papers just prior to the pep rally.


Famous Firsts "...The Fiftieth Homecoming (or

Enthusiastically clutching and waving the Ohio State blanket, this crowd cheers their team at the Homecoming football game.

"Famous Firsts," the appropriate theme of the '60 Homecoming celebration, commemo- rated the 50th anniversary of the U. of I. Homecoming held here on campus. Alums returned to observe the same Illini ingenuity which inspired the development of homecom- ings.

The 1960 Stunt Show, a traditional home- coming event for eighteen years, presented twelve semi-finalist acts on Friday night. The table of "Firsts" in the front of the pro- gram included "1960, First contemporary Stunt Show program." Also more "Firsts," some in a contemporary mode, were displayed in house decorations of the organized houses on campus.

Alums joined in a pep rally Friday night on the Illini Union Terrace, where Miss Judy Stephenson was named Homecoming Queen.

The opening kick-off, reunions after the game, open houses, and creating memories . . . thus, the 50th Homecoming is complete.



Intently watching the Homecoming football game in which the Fighting Illini were pitted against Ohio State, crowds expectantly await this outcome. Alums from many miles came to enjoy their alma mater's fiftieth annual Homecoming celebration.

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Trying to elude his pursuers and to gain yardage, Ethan Blaek- aby, junior fullback on the Illini squad, runs down the field.

Since Illinois won last year's game, Jack Eby from Ohio State turns over the Illibuck to Phil Siegert.


The TEKES erect part of their display which symbolized the driving in of the spike in the meeting of East and West.

With two small engines and a sixty-five foot Indian, the Sigma Pis carry out the "First Continental Railway" theme.

Homecoming Presents "Famous Firsts


Judy Stephenson is crowned Homecoming Queen at the pep rally by an honored Bill Brown, Illinois' football captain.

Up on the scaffold, Theta Xi members work on their home- coming decorations, "Baby Illini Cuts First Big Ten Tooth."


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The 1960 Stunt Show is highlighted by Sigma Delta Tau and Phi Epsilon Pi combining their talents in "Fooling Around.

Crowning the Queen, Stunt Show, and a Parade

Two Illini ride along at the rapid pace of twenty miles per hour at Green and Wright streets in the Homecoming parade.


Enthusiastically Raisin' his Cane, Mr. Allan J. Boyd from Dixon, Illinois, cheers on the fighting Illini football team.

Triumphantly jumping up, Mr. and Mrs. L. Chaunce Blue show their excitement over the Dad's Day game.

Traditional Dad's Day Weekend, on October

During half-time ceremonies at the Penn State football game, Dad's Day, the Marching Illini Band pays tribute to King Dad.


Between halves at the Penn State game, Chief Illini leans across Sherry Enoch, a senior in high school, in order to congratulate King Dad, Mr. Woodrow Enoch. Sheila Enoch, a sophomore at the University, and Mrs. Enoch witness the procedure.

22 and 23, Found Illini Dads "Raisin' Cane


On October 22 and 23 Illini Dads descended on the campus prepared for Raisin' Cane at the annual Illini Union sponsored Dad's Day Weekend. Inaugurated forty years ago by the first Dean of Men, Thomas A. Clark, it has grown into an annual event involving organized house functions, Dad's Day Coffee Hour, Illini Dad's Association Meeting, the Illini Varsity and Northwestern Men's Glee Club concert, Dolphin water show, and MIA- WGS Dad's Day Review.

In 1948 a King for a Day was added to the agenda. This year's king, Woodrow Enoch, is the father of Sheila Enoch, a sophomore. The King's weekend began with a banquet in his honor Friday evening in the Union. Then he went to his coronation at the Pep Rally. The rest of the weekend King Enoch spent making appearances with his daughter.

This year, with the help of the cheering Dads, the Illini defeated Penn State 10-8. With this victory adding an incentive, the Illini Dads went out in full force to enjoy the campus by Raisin' Cane.

At the annual Dolphin Show, presented on Dad's Day Weekend, Charles Younger and Sue Bach salute the Illini Dads with "How!"



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Moving down a busy street, carrying banners, and shouting with enthusiasm, this group stopped a moment to add more loyal Illini to their numbers. They continued their snake dancing toward the pep rally in the quad in front of the Illini Union.

Spirits Soar as We Await Tomorrow's Game

The 1960 football season, though a success- ful one, was not as fruitful as it was intended. Ranked as number two power in the nation by preseason polls, the Fighting Illini ended with a well-deserved 5 and 4 season. After opening with impressive wins over West Vir- ginia and Indiana, the team lost two in a row to powerful Ohio State and Minnesota. On Day's Day Penn State was the next victim, followed by Purdue, and then the Illini suf- fered a heartbreaking defeat at the hands of Michigan and lost 8 to 7. The Illini came back strong to beat Wisconsin, only to drop the finale to Northwestern at Dyche Stadium. The 1960 team was truly a fine one indeed, combining the qualities of spirit and morale with sportsmanship, alertness, and the all- important element needed for great football teams good coaching. Once again the nu- cleus of the squad was the seniors, shown by many postseason bowl bids and honors they received. Again, our congratulations to the team and Mr. Elliott and staff for carrying on a tradition that has made Illinois great.

Getting into the mood for Saturday's game, the students display their Illini spirit with loud response to the chant at the rally.


Much time is spent in organizing the equipment for Block "I" patterns. The students above are passing out cards.

On Dad's Day Week End the Illini were really "Raisin Cane." Block I did their share in this terrific stunt

Block I Provides the Half-time Entertainment

The camera caught this unusual Block I upheaval at the last home game. It was one big final flip of the cards until next year as the Block I unexpectedly tossed their multi-colored cards into the air during a wild moment at the end of the game.


The Fighting Ulini line up on West Virginia's two yard line during the first game of the season. The Illini won 34 to 0.

and Then All Eyes Are on the Fighting Illini

Three vivacious Pom Pom Girls, Julann Powell, Peginne Lynn, and Brenda Payne (from left to right) wait anxiously for the next play. These girls give zest to the game.

What do you mean, your leg hurts ? Get in there before the next play!


Marching Mini Supply The Entertainment

The marching band continues practicing well into the afternoon, working to perfect their performance for the Saturday game.

Halftime at Illinois football games would be in- complete without the performance of the Marching Illini, one of the finest marching, playing, and sing- ing groups in the nation. Composed of over 175 men students from the Concert and First Regimental Bands, and selected members of the Second Regi- mental Band, the Marching Illini thrilled the crowds at this year's five home games and at an away game at Northwestern University.

At each game, the band, under the direction of Everett Kisinger, is led onto the field in "ILLINI" formation by Rick Jarrard, drum major. Then Chief Illiniwek, portrayed by Ben Forsyth, adds to the spirit and tradition by performing his well- known war dance, after which the band plays the

Alma Mater. The crowd enjoys joining them in song. In addition to providing entertainment at halftime, the Marching Illini play after touchdowns and dur- ing timeouts, which add to the enthusiasm of the fans. The band is also known for its "different" yells, including "Blood Call," "Resist Them, Resist Them," and "Ricketty Ricketty Ree."

The members practice forty to fifty formations a year in order to give a unique and exciting perform- ance at every game. Each precise exhibition is the result of almost eight hours practice a week.

For a change of pace, the band plays one semi- classical or classical number at every performance. The Marching Illini are truly the pride of the Uni- versity of Illinois.


After Hours of Practicing to Attain Precision

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Relaxing on the lawn, members of the Illini band take out their instruments in preparation for their daily practice.

The performance requires even more equipment. These two band members do their part by wheeling over the kettledrums.

Maybe cotton in the ears would help solve this fellow's problem.

Practicing for Saturday's big event, Kirby Johnson plays among French horn players.

Could this be the new uniform for Illini glockenspiel players?


And The Band Presents the Final Production

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"Hail to the Orange" rings out from the stadium as the band stands in "ILLINI" formation in a salute to the alma mater.


Band leader Everett Kisinger strives for perfection as he directs the band during one of the frequent practice sessions.


Campus in the Cold of Winter Can Be Dreary;

One must be in the right place at the right time to capture a sight such as the one above. The quad seems almost on fire.

A seemingly lonely student crosses the quadrangle on his way to Noyes Lab; the cold and the snow keep his pace a meager one.

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Also It Can Be Bright and Can Be Elegant

Winter, for the Illini, can be very rough. With the snow comes the cold feet, the messy halls, the crash to the ground, and the snowball in the face. And with the wind comes the biting cold, the long walk home, the chill in the room, and the uncombed hair. With the freezing temperatures come the long socks, the car that won't start, and the aching fin- gers. But this is only a part of winter. On the other hand, winter can be rather enjoyable. The first snow, the extra lift when you step outside, the Christmas tree, the Christmas parties, and that Yuletide cheer are the things that make winter worthwhile. These are, a least, some of the things.

TGIFing takes on a new high during the cold months. "Biddies," "Kam's," "Thunderbird," and

"Stan's" are always teeming with bright faces, smoke, and noise. Winter formals break through the snow and wind to give that "something different" touch to the year. Then we have the serenades that can so innocently remove any desire to study which you might have had. And International Week is al- ways a topic of much conversation. It's a fine way of acquainting the foreign students with the rest of the undergraduates and also the faculty and the people from the surrounding area. In the winter, plans are drawn up for the waterfight, and for that long trip to "where the boys are." Winter is a time to be in- side, to be warm, and to be comfortable. And as al- ways, winter is a time to talk about that favorite sub- ject of ours. What is it? Why, the spring, of course !

The elegance of winter can make remarkable changes in the campus sights. As shown below these changes are for the good only.

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Good Students Try Anything To Stay Awake

What's he doing? Your guess is as good as mine. Perhaps after reading his psychology, he's analyzed his true personality.

Here Carla Fox tries to persuade Lawrence Levy that he is not a polar bear and that he just has to get rid of that psych book.

When the snows begin to fall, students flock outdoors to enjoy the crisp weather. An escape from an overly-warm room into the great outdoors gives one a good study break and a breath of fresh air at the same time.

Carla Fox and Lawrence Levy take advan- tage of the nice weather and, at the same time, find an excuse to stop their studying. Of course, Lawrence is only joking when he reads his psychology book in the snow, but perhaps his method is not such a bad one. At least he escapes the danger of falling asleep instead of studying.

Now that the campus has been strewn with construction equipment and bulldozers, the snow is a help, for it covers the rubble. The campus looks uniformly white instead of being torn apart.

Besides providing good study breaks and fun, the snow is a sign of winter the passing of the old year and coming of the new.


Ford Rollo and Marty Neet (left) and Fran Musil and Jacki Finley (right) drink coffee and play bridge on Friday afternoon.

When It's TGI F Time, Those Pubs Will Be Full

Jim Rose and Haven Palmquist enjoy a cup of coffee on a typical TGIF date. Joe Halac drinks beer like a true Illini.


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Resting on his valued crooked cane, this young Scottish lad models the native costume of the peoples of his homeland.

Stretching out the arms is one of the many typical gestures of the native Hawaiian dance of Anne Lum.

While the clerk points out facts about the native pottery, weaving, and jewelry display, this group gazes in rapt attention.

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About Foreign Nations, Was Held in Union

On December 2 and 3, 1960, the "World of Iambo" was held at the Illini Union. This theme of the International Fair, when trans- lated, means "That All May Be One." Spon- sored by the Illini Union, the fair attempted to carry out this idea.

Varied displays from a number of nations showed different facets of the lives of the peoples. These booths were tended by the natives from each country. This lended itself to being more realistic. Consisting of facets of life, from the Sweet Shoppe of pastries to an Italian sportscar, there were twenty-two exhibits in all. Each drew crowds of college students who were interested in learning about foreign customs.

In the line of entertainment, the Pageant was held in the auditorium on the preceding Wednesday. Ten countries represented their cultures. Copacabana, Latin American, and an oriental teahouse were held at the fair.

Intricately weaving the patterns of a native dance, these gaily dressed dancers entertain patrons of the Copacabana.

Determining the proper position for their sign, these Arabs prepare their display concerning the population of the Arab World.


Christmas is One of the Most Enjoyable Times

What is more fun at Christmas than sitting on Santa's lap? One little girl is telling Santa her wants for Christmas.

Karen Kassube, sitting on the floor at the left, talks to two of the boys as they all enjoy brownies and hot cocoa.

Bobby smiles as he sits on Ox's back. Ox seemed to be the center of attention, except for Santa and his bag of gifts.

These four smiling youngsters stand in front of the Christ- mas tree and display their gifts pairs of woolen mittens.


Especially When We Take the Time to Share It

This year, many groups on campus decided to entertain smaller children by giving them Christmas parties. At this particular party, the two groups combined an exchange and a Christmas celebration. Their guests were the members of a first grade class from a nearby school.

After the children arrived, they inspected the huge decorated Christmas tree, which was decorated a few days before. There was some tinsel left, which they hung. They especially enjoyed OX, the well-known Saint Bernard, who patiently endured the evening. When Santa arrived, the tree was forgotten, and the children lined up to sit on Santa's lap and receive their gifts from his sack.

Everyone present had fun. The best part of Christmas should be the giving.

The group of children sing one of the three Christmas carols which they prepared as a surprise for their delighted hosts and hostesses.

Kay Peters (left) helps one of the boys put on his coat, as Harriet House bends over to tell one of the children goodbye.

The tired Santa Claus, Phil Kellogg, takes his beard down to sit and relax for a few minutes after the children have gone.


Carole receives a phone call and accepts an invita- tion for Friday night and the Registration Dance.

Carole's question is, "What should I wear?" She asks friends Sandra Ervin (left) and Betty Borling (right) their opinions.

We're Lost in a Swirl of Parties and Dances

It's Friday night, and Carole rummages through her drawers for various items and says, "But it was here only yesterday!"

Carole brushes her hair and anticipates the oncoming evening. She wonders about her date for the evening.


Rita Meiers (right) watches Carole come down the stairs and checks to make sure all's well. It is, and Carole goes to meet her date.

Carole smiles as she and her date, Carl Massa. leave for the dance; her worries are gone.

In the Wintertime-And Also in Other Seasons

He's a good dancer, too! Carole enjoys her evening, as one can see from her smile as she and Carl dance.

At home again, Carole describes the dance to Rita and shows the dance bid to Rita, who is sleepy, but interested in her account.


Spring Came and We Donned Our Shades

In the spring, it sometimes feels good to just get out and take a relaxing walk. This is a scene from atop Altgeld Hall. These two students walk hand in hand and enjoy the beauty of spring on the Illinois campus. In spring, all spirits lighten.


and Went Out Into That Good Ole Sunshine

University of Illinois students fill the quadrangle to watch twilight concerts nearly every Wednesday evening of the spring.

Spring is the time when spirits lift and students like to forget about their books. The campus takes on a freer, lighter atmosphere; this feeling seems to be magnetic and soon reaches nearly all students.

Spring offers a variety of events which lighten moods even more. Sheequon, though much work, is enjoyed and attended by many students. The Ar- mory is transformed into a different world, the type of world depending upon the theme for the year.

Spring concerts, held nearly every Wednesday eve- ning, draw many Illini to the quadrangle, where they spread their blankets out and listen.

Nearly every year a water fight occurs, and pent- up tensions are released. Although many regula- tions prohibit water fights, they occur yearly.

Mother's Weekend, falling usually the first week- end in May, brings thousands of mothers tc the campus. During the weekend, the Women's Glee Club entertains ; Shi-Ai-Sachem Sing and Spring Mu- sical thrill both Illini and their mothers alike. Many a proud mother watches her son or daughter during the Honor's Day ceremony.

Many spring formals take place each weekend, as well as swimming parties and picnics. One can look around and see all the convertible tops down; this is a sure sign of the spring.

Many honoraries hold tappings in the spring se- mester. The last, but not least, important event is graduation. It is hard to decide whether the weather or the exciting events make spring so grand.


Spring Musical Presents "Guys and Dolls


With those lovely legs high, and those pretty smiles wide, these young ladies hypnotize almost everyone watching their dance.

This jumble of bodies looks like mass confusion. Just what these fellows are doing is uncertain, but it looks like fun.

The Illini Union Spring- Musical, "Guys and Dolls," has been rated as one of the best shows ever.

The east for the show given on Mother's Day Weekend was as follows : Sara Brown, Nancy Voor- hies; Nathan Detroit, Charles Heimerdinger; Miss Adelade, Joyce Friedman; Sky Masterson, John Ewing and Roger Cowen; General Matilda B. Cart- wright, Helen Curley; Nicely Nicely Johnson, Ed- ward Levy; Benny Southstreet, Howard Bluestone; Rusty Charlie, Arthur Ricordati; Harry the Horse, Larry Gittleson; Lieutenant Brannigan, Bruce Kri- viskey; Angie the Ox, Tony Zeppetella; Joey Bilt- more, Jeff Foote; Mimi, Bonnie Winston; Big Jule, Dick Dresser; and Arvide Abernathy, Jack Bert.

In the mission band were Lois Harris, Tom Dolan, Betty Zinser, Deanna Davis and Pat Eichelberger.

Members of the chorus were Karen Crane, Deanna Davis, Pat Eichelberger, Lois Harris, Sonja Hanson, Haven Palmquist, Betty Zinser, John Reynolds, How- ard Bluestone, Ray Delong, Tom Dolan, Jeff Foote, and Bruce Kriviskey.


OK, girls, just keep going. The audience may he in for a thrill as these girls disrobe in a lively scene from Guys and Dolls.


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Their solemn expressions hardly corresponded with the way they could dance. Their movement represents much practice.

He's up! let's hope he comes down! The dancing in Guys and Dolls took many forms as is shown by these young males.


One will very often find himself in strange positions in preparing for Sheequon. This position takes the load off vonr feet Nn matter what poS1t10n we get ourselves into, the goal is to have a bigger and better Sheequon thar -the one the year before

Sheequon Explodes In Sixty With Fantastic

Booths must be built to enclose the activities that will be displayed during the Armory events on Saturday evening.

Paint is dabbed and smeared from booth to booth and float to float in hopes of giving Sheequon that finished touch.


During Sheequon preparation, the artist comes out in all of us. Many of our accomplishments show signs of artistic ingenuity. Here the TKE's display one of their creations. Such a creation is only a small sample of the creations designed all over campus.

Rendition of Those Rip Roaring Twenties


Sheequon exploded this year in usual splendor, bigger and better than ever before. Up until just this spring, we were all under the impression that Sheequon had come to a climax; however, after much discussion in Student Senate, Sheequon was assured of a return visit.

What is Sheequon? It is the release of pent-up energy. It is the time and money spent in making each float and show just a little bit better. Shee- quon is hard work and at the same time loads of fun. For those who take part in shaping Shee- quon into its final mold, it is the pride we feel after seeing a job well done. Although all students do not take part in planning Sheequon, everyone enjoys the frantic fun that arises during this gala event.

The Sheequon celebration began after classes were dismissed on Friday, and officially ushered in the new spring season that we had been waiting for all winter. The crowd, parade, and fireworks served to keep our minds off the high winds and exceptionally brisk weather that still persisted. In the armory skit competition, the spectators witnessed and laughed at the many different ver- sions given to this year's theme, "The Roaring Twenties."


The floats are definitely the most elaborate displays of the big Sheequon weekend. Everyone loves the beautiful parade.

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Engineering and Agriculture Provide Progress

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This year's theme for the Farm and Home Show, Progress for Better Living, is demonstrated in a Feed Automation system. This Feed Automation system, located in the Stock Pavilion, is an exhibit showing labor-saving devices through automation.

The students in Ag. are engaged in operating their snack bar. The profit they receive goes to the student agricultural clubs.

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Once every year the College of Engineer- ing draws back the curtain on the year's achievements. The event is the annual Engi- neering Open House, held this year on the weekend of March 11 and 12.

The Open House enables all the schools of engineering from Aeronautical to Nuclear to display their goods under one broad heading: Engineering. This year along with the multi- tude of ingenious exhibits, Tau Beta Pi, the all-engineering scholastic honorary frater- nity, displayed many of the textbooks used in the College of Engineering for anyone who was inspired enough to look inside and find out the principles behind one exhibit and the next.

After two filling days of looking at tech- nical exhibits, the weekend is climaxed with a contrasting air at the St. Pat's Ball.

This year the theme for the annual Farm and Home Show was Progress for Better Liv- ing. Many exhibits demonstrated the fact that in the College of Agriculture, "Progress is our most important product." Everything from home furnishings to a Feed Automation system was shown to interested viewers at this year's show.



Sometimes, the University Police become the brunt of the many tensions supposedly released each year through the Watertight.

Studyday Means Watertight for Almost All

The rioting masses pause at Allen Hall during their wild and sometimes destructive march across their water-soaked campus. He has got one of them; he has 3000 more to go. What starts out in good wet fun can sometimes end up in pretty hot trouble.


Weather Change Brings a Change in Mood

In the spring, when study conditions under the sun are far superior to those inside, scenes like this are not uncommon.

This couple has slipped off for a few moments together. Ah yes, love is even more beautiful in the softness of spring!

As the wind begins to blow and the clouds muster, we don our trench coats and prepare ourselves for the oncoming monsoons.


Handicapped Students

Jeri Christensen participates in this study by the Univer- sity to determine the pitch and length of wheelchair ramps.

Members of the Gizz Kids demonstrate that wheelchairs do not hinder their enthusiasm and skill for basketball.

Ronald O'Fallon displays to his wife and baby the trophy he won as outstanding wheelchair athlete in Rome's paralympics.

The University of Illinois Student Rehabilita- tion Program, a pioneering Illini activity which has received international recognition, provides opportunities in almost every area for any of the 160 handicapped students presently on campus.

In sports, the "Rolling Illini," better known as the "Gizz Kids," live up to the best traditions of the "Fighting Illini" the only thing left out is the use of feet! Whether it be football, softball, basketball, bowling, archery, or track and field, playing accuracy, energy, and enthusiasm leave nothing to be desired.

In scholarship and in many other activities, handicapped students vie with able-bodied, who give scarcely a thought to the wheelchairs. One of last year's salutatorians was a wheelchair coed. Many others have won scholastic honors. Handi- capped students have been prominent in publica- tions, house organizations, professional societies, and other fields. They have well demonstrated that their abilities, not disabilities, count.

Illinois has given them every educational oppor- tunity. It encourages their personal, social, and physical development. Facilities include the Stu- dent Rehabilitation Center providing therapy, counseling, and other services; residence halls planned for either handicapped or able-bodied; ramps on ground floor entrances to buildings; and elevator-equipped buses for long travel on the wide Illini campus. Research is also being carried out in subjects such as space needed for wheel- chairs, and wheelchair ramp pitch and length. Core of the program, providing direction, help, and encouragement, is the staff of the Center, headed by Professor Timothy J. Nugent.

Receive Every Opportunity (or Independence

The University's four lift-equipped busses facilitate long- distance travel as from residence halls to classroom areas.

Handicapped students feel right at home in the resi- dence halls which provide many facilities to assist them.

Members of the Gizz Kids join in an entertaining evening of square dancing. This organization is sponsored by Delta Sigma Omicron, a co-educational service fraternity for disabled students, and also participates in a number of sports activities.


Students Who Worked Way Through School

Scurrying to keep up with the demands of their jobs, Norm Tana and John Ball, Illini Union waiters, carry trays to tables.

Thoroughly scrubbing an Illini Union table, Charles Summers, helps to maintain clean dining rooms for Union customers.

Another facet of the waiter's job is to serve meals. Here Carl Few places a portion of Jane Heid's meal before her.


Found Jobs To Help Out With Their Finances

Many University of Illinois students need to put themselves either completely or partially through college. Since summer jobs do not supply all the necessary money for education, these students work during the class year at various jobs.

The job opportunities for men are more numerous and more varied than those for women. Among the jobs which men may hold down, the most common are meal jobs. The meal jobs consist of waiters, dish washers, and kitchen boys. In return for work- ing at least two meals a day, these men receive their meals without paying. The Union provides many job opportunities in the fields of check room clerks, candy counter clerks, and cashiers. The libraries on campus are another source of employment for men.

Women have less varied job opportunities. They may serve as waitresses in the University Women's Residence Halls, work in the University libraries, or find employment in the numerous college offices. As fewer women than men need to work, there is an adequate number of jobs for all who need them.

Carefully dishing food into a serving bowl is part of the kitchen job of Sue Swanson, Jill Andrews, and Meg Adamson.

Wayne Ahrens places a coat on a hanger in the Union cloak room. Besides coats, he checked books, hats, and parcels.

Pouring coffee from the standard coffee urn facilitates the job of Susan Boy, who serves in the capacity of a waitress.


John F. Kennedy, candidate for President of the United States, here speaks before an enormous crowd of University students.

National Politicians Compete for llliru Vote

Kennedy signs autographs for a few members of the enthusiastic crowd that greeted hi


greeted him. Illinois' Senator Douglas waits patiently.


Politics comes to us in many forms. Here a group of students protest the somewhat controversial dismissal of Dr. Leo F. Koch.

John Kennedy, Cabot Lodge are Speakers

Henry Cabot Lodge speaks to approximately 6000 students. He spoke of his grounds for the candidacy of Vice-President.

Eleanor Roosevelt, the World's First Lady, visits the campus to help promote the Presidential campaign of John Kennedy.


Compulsory ROTC, Subject of Controversy

Honors Day is celebrated with a parade of ROTC Cadets each year. Above, a few officers prepare themselves for the big event.


Is With Us Now, May Not Be in the Future