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Lyrics by Pearl Lowe, no information regarding the tune.
College Heights on crested hill-top
Broad thy view and wide thy span;
Lofty citadel, we bear thee
Homage from thy great Southland.
Alma Mater, best and grandest,
All our lives with thee we share.
College Heights, thou realm of glory,
Faith to thee we ever swear.
Great Acropolis of learning,
Strength from thee makes strong our lives,
Love to thee, our Alma Mater;
Spirit from thee never dies.
Vision to a people seeking
Life and understanding, right;
Throned in hearts of sons and daughters, --
Hail to thee our College Heights.
College Heights - All Hail
Lyrics by Mattie Hatcher, no information regarding the tune.
All hail to the Hill with its purple sheen,
Its dancing lights and its shimmering green,
Its mossy rocks and its deep ravine.
Dear old Hill -- to me.
To me -- to me -- to me
Dear old Hill to me
All hail to the Halls where with hurrying feet,
Bold lads and lassies throng to greet
The Truth that every soul should meet
Dear old Halls for me
All hail to the Truth that makes men brave,
That twists the irons and frees the slave;
Brings brightness to a dark'ning grave.
College Heights -- to thee
As We Go Singing
Song adapted from Washburn College song by Sophomore Class of 1934 and sung at chapel on May 14, 1934
We are the sons and daughters of College Heights
We always cheer for what we think is right
It's not wealth that won us fame
But it's the way we play the game
For what we do, we do in Western's name.
Come on, ye wearers of the red and gray,
Get with the gang and sing our song to-day,
Hearts beating fast will be true till the last,
Loyal students who love old Western's red and gray.
Chi, chi, chi, chi Western, Chi, chi, chi, chi Western
Rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah, rah
Come on ye wearers of the red and grey, etc.
Of all the colleges from east to west,
Western's the one of all we love the best.
Tho her teams may meet defeat,
We can smile and still repeat
Western's loyal spirit can't be beat.
Stand up and cheer
Cheer loud and strong for dear old Western.
For to-day we raise the red and gray above the rest.
Our boys are fighting and we are bound to win the fray.
We got the team. Rah! Rah!
We got the steam. Rah! Rah!
For this is dear old Western's day.
Rah! Rah! Rah! (Repeat)
Composed by Mr. Richards head of Music Department Sep. 23, 1934
Information taken from UA3/1/8 Henry Cherry Scrapbooks
Wood, Mary. "'College Heights is Single Effort of Its Composer," College Heights Herald, Jan. 15, 1960.
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