Universidad de las Américas Puebla

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Colecciones Digitales Periódicos Universitarios

Mexico City Collegian “The American College South Of The Border”

Vol. 14, No 1.

Km. 16, Carretera México - Toluca; México 10, D. F.

jueves 27 de octubre, 1960

Página 1

  • MCC Casts Straw Vote For President Tomorrow
  • Debate Films Here Today
  • Radio Carbon Process Dates Anthro Find Near 390 B.C.
  • Balloting Tops Activities
  • Forty-five Chosen For Dean's List

Pies de Foto

  • Foto 1: Rare artifact— Found at Yagul by MCC students, this brasero helps authenticate previous estimates of Oaxaca chronology.
  • Foto 2: Choosing up sides— MCC students and faculty will have a chance to predict the winner in the Nixon-Kennedy contest in the straw vote to be held on campus from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. tomorrow.
  • Foto 3: Orient bound— UNESCO grant recipient Fernando Belain and wife will leave shortly for the Far East where Belain will prepare a survey of oriental art.
  • Foto 4: Welcoming hands— Greetings go out to newly registered students. From left to right are Laurens Perry, Jack Natkin, Doug Nash, Kathy Hannon, Edith Ax, Corbley Coit and D. Greene.

Página 2

  • Dr. Murray Comments On U.S. Scene
  • Most Difficult Question Of Year Brings Forth Varied Responses
  • Presenting Mexico
  • Old, New Students Join in Casting Straw Votes
  • "The scapegoat" Draws An Ambivalent Reaction

Pies de Foto

  • Foto 1: Dr. Murray
  • Foto 2: Dick Claser
  • Foto 3: Stan Keller
  • Foto 4: Jane Nevin
  • Foto 5: Taxco

Página 3

  • Prof Interprets Indian Tales
  • Alumnus Shows Work In Exhibit On Death
  • New Study System Used In Text By Mrs. Murray
  • Gothic Abbeys Charm Artist
  • Former MCC Editor Wins Photo Award
  • León-Portilla Named As Institute Director
  • Dr. Golding Returns From Leave In England, Italy

Pies de Foto

  • Foto 1: Fairy Tales— Fernando Horcasitas (far right), associate professor of anthropology at MCC, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ford, alumni of the college, are currently engaged in translating Nahuatl children's stories into English. The fairy tales are dictated by Doña Luz (seated next to Horcasitas), an elderly Nahuatl woman from the village of Milpa Alta.
  • Foto 2: Art Work— Ex-MCC student Eugene De Smet is currently exhibiting at the Galeria Kamffer, Florencia 22.
  • Foto 3: Newly-weds— MCC graduates Helen Vourvoulias and George Fenton were married Saturday, October 8 at the Union Evangelical Church in Mexico City. After a brief honeymoon in Acapulco, the couple will reside in New York.
  • Foto 4: Getting plans into swing— Newly elected student council officers for the present quarter are (seated) President Victor Calderón and Recording Secretary Elmer Bowington (extreme left). Grouped around them aer Treasurer Eduardo Calderón, Vice President Jack Natkin, and Corresponding Secretary Beverly Sherrell.
  • Foto 5: Head Man— Nahuatl specialist Miguel León Portillo has been named Director of the Inter-American Indian Institute.

Páginas 4

  • Candy Skulls And Skeletons
  • Humor Brightens
  • Day Of The Dead

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: These village ancients attend to their dead whose spirits, they feel, have helped them throughout life. Their little visitor is dressed in new clothes especially bought for the occasion.
  • Foto 2: The glow of candles and the ornaments of flowers make an uncarthly scene of this village graveyard. Children and grownups alike attend the wait for the spirits. The illuminated rocket-shape in the background is part of the festive street activities on the other side of the wall which sharply contrast with this scene.
  • Foto 3: With a basket of food for the spirit of her dead relative, this Indian girl crouches at the candle-circled and flower-adorned grave. A glass of water is among the necessities for satisfying the spirit.

Páginas 5

  • Candy Skulls And Skeletons
  • Humor Brightens
  • Day Of The Dead

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Marigolds and lilies cover this grave with a maguey planted at its head to provide the muertito with his pulquito.
  • Foto 2 : Death in a rocket to the moon takes off from the wall of a cementety. These caricatures are part of the festive side of the "death" celebrations.

Página 6

  • MCCer Tells Tales Of Decade Abroad
  • President Paul V. Murray Recounts Trip To Europe
  • Senior Recalls Her Sorbonne Sojourn
  • School Given Facelifting
  • Trips Slated

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Foreing Traveler— Being attacked once by rioters in Singapore seems to have had no ill effects on Gary Voight, MCC English and philosophy major. The eighteen-year-old American has spent more than half his life living in foreing countries. Gary is shown wearing a Japanese happi coat.
  • Foto 2: Faraway Look— Those sparkling eyes of Mary Pogolotti reflect that her year at the Sorbonne is still a sharp memory. After graduating from Mexico City College in December, Mary will return to Paris—to be married.

Página 7

  • Whitney Scholar To Study Indian Past
  • MCC Alumnus Recipient Of Cultural Grant
  • Beauty Queen Bets On Brains
  • Fall Freshmen Briefed At Annual Reception

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Bright Fellow— Dave Warren, a full-blooded Indian of Tewa-Chippewa parentage, is studying at MCC under a John Hay Whitney Fellowship. The graduate student is taking courses in Nahuatl, Spanish history and language, and archeology.

Página 8

  • All-American From Guatemala At MCC
  • 'Practice' Is Emphasized By MCC's Aztecas This Season
  • President Paul V. Murray Recounts...
  • Keglers Now Warming Up

Pies de Foto

  • Foto 1: Versatile Athlete— Francisco Guerra has played soccer in Guatemala, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States. A student from San Francisco State College, "Paco" is thinking of living in Mexico once graduated from MCC.
  • Foto 2: Varsity Softballers– MCC Aztecas, in second slot last season, look forward to taking first place in the Mexican National League this quarter. Show standing, left to right: Lalo Calderón, Tom de la Fleur, Don Nichols, Sam Italiano, Jim Johnson. In front are (left to right) Jim Morford, Jerry Jinnett, Don Brazil, Dave Peterson.
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