Rip Haskell, editor-in-chief
Dick Sprague, assistant editor
Sam Jones, assistant editor
University of Maine
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Both a humor and literary magazine, The Pine Needle was a University of Maine student-produced periodical that began publication in the fall of 1946, the first post-World War II semester that saw GIs returning to campus.
In the late 1940s, The Needle continued emphasizing alcohol and tobacco use as well as the sexualization of co-eds with the addition of lampooning women who were influenced to mimic Hollywood pin-ups, as well as those who rejected sexual advances.
The March 1948 issue features a pen and ink illustration by Lloyd Shapleigh depicting former, Liberal Vice President Henry A. Wallace looming over the Union building as a crowd of students with signs protest.
Pine Needle Publications; Cudahy, Ray; Wieman, Tad; Shapleigh, Lloyd; Flint, Fisher; Haskell, Rip; and Coffin, Judy, "The Pine Needle, vol. 2, no. 3" (1948). General University of Maine Publications. 2466.
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