Universidad de las Américas Puebla

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

Vol. 14, No 6.

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

jueves 9 de marzo, 1961

Página 1

  • Young Artist Aids At Mental Hospital
  • Dallas Dentist Encourages Student Tours To Mexico
  • Twenty-Six Receive Degrees
  • Trustees Sppoint Cain And Rodgers To Business Posts
  • Weckmann Attends Convention On International Relations

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Devoted artist—Manuel Hernandez, MCC graduate art student, has spent fourteen months assisting in on art instruction group at the Children's Pavilion of La Castañeda State Mental Hospital. Manuel devotes every Saturday and several hours during the week to his art class.
  • Foto 2: " Rose" Candidate–MCC coed Ann Wood, this year's Rose of Delta Mu, has been entered by the campus chapter in the international Rose of Delta Sigma Pi contest.
  • Foto 3: Milestone Coming Up—Left to right David Lester, Sadie Leaks, Jim Cornehls, Ado Satz, Beverly Sherrell and John Kelly ore Morch candidates for B. A. degrees.
  • Foto 4: MCC Diplomat–Dr. Luis Weckmann, associate professor of history, brings encouraging news from the recent Mexican-U. S. conference in Guadalajara.

Página 2

  • Danger Of Rumors Stressed By Editors
  • Best For College Must Be Our Goal
  • Students Comment On Group Activities
  • Around The Galleries
  • Sans Cushions, Props, Mexico Spurs Thought

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Semana Santa in Mexico
  • Foto 2: R. Smith
  • Foto 3: J. Gahala
  • Foto 4: T. Burch
  • Foto 5: C. Taylor

Página 3

  • Mountain Climbing Demands Rigorous Training Program
  • Workshops Offer Latin Studies
  • Officer Eplains Mexican Draft
  • Executives Enrolled In Training Course
  • Poets And Artists Hold Novel Show

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: Less Money For Defense—Joge Montalvo, an officer in the Mexican army, believes the country benefits more by spending money on education than on the army.
  • Foto 2: It's There—Ask any member the Explorers' Club why he wants to climb a mountain like the one pictured above (Popocatépetl) and you will probably get the hoary replay, "Becaus its there." So far, it has been an active year for the MCC Explorers' Club.
  • Foto 3: Sound OF Abstract Art—Pictured is one of the abstract art projections used as accompaniment to poetry readings in an experimental production to be presented jointly by the Poet's Voice and Tlacuilo Art Club.
  • Foto 4: OJT—David Clark (center), director of Mexico City College's Six Weeks Training Course for Latin American operations, brings a point about the program to the attention of W.A. Jeffers, one of the participants in the Training Course. To the left of Jeffers is George Venca. To the right of Clark are Mrs. and Charles M. Blair, also enrolled in the program.

Página 4

  • The Road To Yucatán
  • Mexico's Most Indian State Now Open To Motorists

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: As one leaves Merida, there is an apparent increase in the amount of Indian blood in the population, in the amount of Maya spoken, and in the exist ence of such Indian customs as the performance of agricultural ceremonies to pagan deities under the direction of shaman-priests.
  • Foto 2: Isla Mujeres, Territorio de Quintano Roo: In the bay that the French pirate Jeon Laffite made his stronghold; the turquoise water is so transparent that one can see as far into the depths as sixty feet.
  • Foto 3: Frontera, Tabasco: In the land of many rivers, the transportation to market is by the efficient " long boat" which can be poled swiftly through the jungle waters.
  • Foto 4: Virginia and Jim Wilkie and Daniel Moore examine the ruins at Uxmal. John L. Stevens, in his incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, did not attempt to inquire into the origin of these ruins but initiated the interest of North American scholars that has led to answers based upon solid research.

Página 5

  • The Road To Yucatán
  • Mexico's Most Indian State Now Open To Motorists

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: The ferry from Zacatl prepares to dock at Cd. del Carmen. Since the road to the Yucatan was only opened officially in late 1960, townsfolk still throng to watch the traveler.

Página 6

  • Edward Calnek Returns For Chiapas Anthro Dig
  • Ex-Navy Man Settles Here
  • Healy Talks To Delta Mu On Jet Age
  • MCC Alumni Review Early Masterpieces
  • Cous Cous Connoisseur Comments On La Guerre
  • Latvian Escapee Chooses Canada As New Homeland

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: "Alas! Poor Yorick"—Anthropologist Ed Calnek's thoughts are different from those of Hamlet. Ed is onhis way to Chiapas to take part in a Chicag University project.
  • Foto 2: Search For Unique–Ex-sailor, Dave Raymond has lived through everything from battles with octopi to visits with gypsies.
  • Foto 3: Bombs To Books—Anne Marie Duncan, now an auditing student in Mexican history and anthroplogy at MCC, has had a life whose experiences range from sequestration in a convent school in Brittany to bombardment by German and Italian planes in Algiers.
  • Foto 4: Scholarly Sportsman–Viesturs Kalnins, Canadian trak and field title holder, is devoting his energy to studying education while at MCC.

Página 7

  • Todd Mocks Fates With Four Escapes
  • Radio-T.V. Pro Writer Plans Stay In Mexico
  • Biggs Beats Hot Bongos, Gools Swimming Contests
  • Jack Kimball Practices For Future In Bullfight Circles
  • Chadwick Named As Staff Archeologist On Egypt Dig

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: TV TO MCC—Prudence Buffington, radio-TV writer and producer, is studying Spanish and history here at Mexico City College while she is doing research and free-lancing.
  • Foto 2: No More–Col. Harold Todd stoutly declares that his flying days are over. Todd, an M.A. candidate in economics, cheated death four times while in the U.S. Air Force and has decided to stickt to terra firma for a while.
  • Foto 3: Boning Up—Robert Chadwick, MCC graduate student in antropology, has signed a contract with the Paleo-Philosophical Society, Inc., whereby he will take part in a expedition to Egypt and the Sudan. Chadwick has been named staff archeologist by the newly-formed corporation.
  • Foto 4: Jack B. Kimball—And Jack had better be quick when he faces the brave bulls as the full-fledged matador he hopes to become.

Página 8

  • Former Pro Fighter Purs Away Gloves For Studies
  • Alumni Activities In the Spotlight
  • Hitters Have Holiday In 29-26 Victory
  • Seiffert Races Sports Cars
  • MCC Stung By Scorpions

Pies de foto

  • Foto 1: From Boxing Ring To Business Circle—Looking every bit the formidable pugilist, ex-Navy champ and pro-boxerm Al Harriman has left the ring to battle boks as the first round to a business career.
  • Foto 2: Jump Ball–Exchanging greetings in mid-air are MCC's Jim Hodge and a Texas Southmost College player. The game was played on the American High School courts with MCC host to the visiting Texans.
  • Foto 3: Watch Out, Fence!–In a recent game, Phil Grace, short stop for the MCC Azrecas in shown seconds before he walloped one over the left field fence.
  • Foto 4: Rearing To Go – Autoracer Bob Seiftert is now busy making plans for a motorcycle trip through Europe.
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