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Dean Brown President of Regional Deans of Women [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Dean Brown President of Regional Deans of Women The Regional Association of Deans of Women , consisting of deans of colleges throughout Maryland , Delaware , Virginia , and D . C , has chosen Miss Mary Louise Brown , Dean of Women , as president of the organisation for the next two years . Miss Brown is also chairman of the Press and Publications Committee ot the National Association of Deans of Women . Miss Brown has also been selected as delegate from the American Asso ciation of University Women to attend the _fourth _Aanaal Conference _ob the _Cavoe and Ore of War , to be _aeld is this city on January 14-17 .
French Club Given Plays At Meeting [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
French Club Given Plays At Meeting College Receives Full Accrediting From Commission Songs , Solo , and Dinner Make Up Rest of Monthly Program The December meeting of Le Cercle _Francats was held on Wednesday , December 5 , in the Women s Residence Hall . Three features ot the program made the meeting very interesting _, provided amusement tor the club and displayed the heretofore hidden dramatic talent of some of the members . Besides a solo rendered by Carlton _Ayers , two short French comedies were presented . The first , Lea _Etrennes , was acted by Janie Scantlin and Arthur Murphy . The parts for the second play , Le Medecin My stifle , were taken by Delsie Appel , Carol Rigby , and Roger Craven . The entire club took part in the singing of several French songs . As usual , after the meeting the members went to the _dinfng-room to eat together . The program committee for the January meeting , of which Ronald McLaughlin is chairman , is planning to preBent a short musical play ....
Students Accord Dean Appreciation [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Students Accord Dean Appreciation I LOOKING THE I CAMPUS OVER By Enic _FninniiEut Belle Baker , who headlines in Keith s vaudeville , tells an amusing story of two Jewish colleglates who were studying salesmanship at the Wharton School , U . of P . It seems that these two _ambltioua youths were embarking upon a trij across the ocean to Paris by aero _, plane . While flying over the middle of the Atlantic , one of them suddenly became greatly excited . Give a look , Izzy . There s a sail ! Ol , vats the good , answered the other gloomily . I aint got my sam _&lt; pies with me . At the annual varsity football banquet held last Wednesday evening , Milton Crist was chosen by the letter men to lead the Eagles on the gridiron in 1929 . Milt is really a pretty hard lad , there being several vague stories afloat concerning his method of training for a strenuous football campaign . One rumor has it that he makes his bed out of cactus plants and indulges in ten-penny nails as a staple...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
The Bronx , N . Y . C . ( Where taxicabs are in abundance and trees in the museum . ) Pardon me , folks , but I just must write another column about New York . Ill pick the Bronx because so few people , Bronxites or Americans , know anything definite about the place that I can say almost anything I care to and get away with it . I wont , however , take advantage of my position , but , on the other hand , I shall not be entirely truthful , because I dont fancy being kicked out of A . U . when I have but four or five years more to complete the fouryear course . The Bronx is the place where you dont have to go abroad to see foreign countries . To see Spain , you have but to live in Finklestein s 100 per cent Co-operative Apartment where you can see the Spanish Garden out of the windows . To experience the beauties of Deauvllle _, step out to Coney island some warm Sunday morning . ( Bring your own sand , but leave your valuables at home . ) ROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY The Olde Englishe ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Credit to Chancellor and Dean When at four o clock , Friday , November 30 , the accrediting committee of the Association of the Middle Atlantic States and Maryland recommended that the College of Liberal Arts of the American University be fully accredited , a new era opened for A . U . A goal was reached , a vision achieved , a new college received recognition in its fourth year for work earnestly and successfully done . To whom is A . U . indebted for the fact that her degree is now accepted by any college in the United States ? First , to Chancellor Lucius Clark for his vigorous efforts to secure the necessary funds , equipment , and buildings without which no college can operate successfully . Second , to Dean George B . Woods , who for four years labored unceasingly to maintain the high standards of scholarship in both faculty and student body which are required of an accredited college . Moreover , Dean Woods did his best to obtain for A . U . recognition from the standard accr...
at the Dormitory [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
at the Dormitory Thanksgiving Day The incessant beating of the Dorm clock was the moat lifelike noise in tbe Girls Dorm Thanksgiving mornIng , Not _ao with the Boys . There was a rapid game of basketball on in the Mens Gym . It s a shame that they could not hare Invited the girls OTer . Toward one oclock , savory odors Invited aleepybeada In the Dorm to flat , and—some others to dance ¦ aafc table had its rate ot flowers—the _dlnlng-hall was Indeed a welcome tight And tbere was goose —« nd all tbe goslings ate goose—and tbere Via atnfin a and sravy _, and a new klad of cranberries with funny little _ataass is them that tickled your tkvaat . They bad such a sense ot • Maori Tnen tbere were mashed patataet and sweet potatoes , and _aJNadrcraekad nuts . And yon could bare nine * or apple pie , with tea cream on top ( if you had the right waiter ) . But before dessert was served , everyone had to get up and perform the American goose step around the room . There was great quacking and b...
Poetry Club Entertained at Home of New Member [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Poetry Club Entertained at Home of New Member The regular meeting of the Poetry Club was held Sunday evening , December 9 , at the home of Charlotte Jamieson . After a delicious lunch ot tea , cocoa , sandwiches and several kinds ot cake , the members adjourned to the living-room where a fire on the open hearth crested a poetic atmosphere . The business meeting was dispensed with in honor of the unusual occasion . Contributions of original verse were read by the members . After tbe readings of these original poems , tbe adverse critic and the favorable critic gave their reports . These reports have become a permanent feature ot the club because ot tbe Interest which they cause and because ot the real ralue of the discussions which the reports of _nece * sity arouse .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two weeks by the Students of the College of Liberal Arts of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price : $ 2 . 50 a Year . EDITORIAL STAFF . Roland E . Parrish , 29 fSarah Roher , 29 ( Samuel C . Bilbrough _, 29 C Kathhrywe Severance , 30 j George Sixbey , 30 1 Raymond Spaeth , 30 I Ronald McLaughlin , 30 _fikBtor-in-Chief ... Associate Editors Assistant Editors Reporters . Dorothy Moore , 39 Kathbvn Heath , 31 Mamon Cross , 30 Charlotte J amieson , 32 _taon _Shlobs _, 30 Eric Fricdrkim , 32 Laura Barrett , so Daniel Terrell , 32 WtaxrAM _WbLowrrr , 80 Gwendolyn _Folsom , 38 Rykan Lewis , 31 Brooke Bright , 32 Jams Lytls , 31 Dale Haworth , 38 John Houston , 31 Audrey Belt , 32 Special Contributors to This Issue . Ellsworth Tompkins , 31 Roger Craven , 31 Elsie Sandberg , 32 Ruth Edwards , 32 AtrcE Hetzxl BUSINESS STAFF . Business Manager Norman S . Cramer , 31 Advertising Manager . James E . Swan , 81 Circulation Manager . R...
Eagles Begin Schedule With Easy Victory Gallaudet Defeated by 30-21 Score as Burgess Scores Like a Machine [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Eagles Begin Schedule With Easy Victory Gallaudet Defeated by 30-21 Score as Burgess Scores Like a Machine American University entered the intercollegiate basketball field for the fourth time last Friday night , when Gallaudet was played and defeated by a 30-21 count in the big gym on the Massachusetts Avenue campus . Over seven hundred supporters of the sport turned out to witness the contest , a remarkably fine showing , taking the bad behaviour of the elements Into consideration . These ardent devotees of the great indoor sport were not disappointed for the brand of ball displayed was of a high order for an opening game . But two new faces were evident in Orange and Blue uniforms . They were those of Dave Lichllter , 6-foot pivot man from Salisbury , Pa ., and Forrest Burgess , last year s high school series sensation . The others to sport the Golden Eagle were Barney _Kessler and Leon _Shloss , who entered upon their third year ot intercollegiate ball , and Captain Jack La Favre...
Dr . Jackson Heads A Seminar to Holy Land Next Summer [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Dr . Jackson Heads A Seminar to Holy Land Next Summer ( Continued from Page 1 ) given as is necessary to a thorough understanding of the forces which influenced Jesus in his choice of life work . It will then proceed to a consideration of his active ministry , together with bis fundamental teachings—centering on the Sermon on the Mount . Laboratory work will be undertaken from Nazareth as a center , from Tiberias on the Lake of Gallilee , and from Jerusalem . The Sermon on the Mount and the Temptation experience will be studied on the traditional scenes attributed to them . At Athens Pauls Mars Hill Sermon will be studied on Mars Hill . At Corinth the history of Paul s life there and his correspondence to and from the Corinthian Church will be reviewed . In Rome the seminar will review the record of Paul s labors in that capital of the Caesars , and will visit the catacombs . It is hoped to establish contacts with the American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem , with the Uni ...
Freshman Five iDowns Seniors [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Freshman Five iDowns Seniors Seniors Relapse After Gaining Momentary Two Point Lead . At Initial Tipoff Freshmen defeated Seniors last Friday night in the first of the Interclass basketball games for tho Interclass trophy by the quite decisive score of 28-6 . The game was preliminary to the varsity game with Gallaudet . The Seniors undoubtedly showed the best form—for the first thirty seconds . They held the lead for that length of time at the beginning of the game , Bittlnger scoring a ringer immediately after the initial tipotf . From then on they didnt seem to be quite so strong , and in the remainder of the shortened half the Freshmen dropped the sphere six times through the netting . The second half was worse and more of It . Freshmen continually got in the way of Senior passes , and made themselves in general quite nuisances . The Seniors exhibited remarkable ability in thrilling the stands with al most-shots , whilst Edwards would get away under the Senior basket for little b...
Interclass Court Schedule Arranged [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Interclass Court Schedule Arranged Second Game Not To Be Played Until Late in January With the first game played last Friday night , and all the teams organized and active , the first Annual Interclass Basketball Tournament is under full sail , with class spirit running high . The class winning the most games will be presented with a trophy , consisting of a shaft surmounted by a basketball and a figure of Winged Victory , which has been presented by Ellsworth TompklnB , manager of athletics . The prize will be suitably engraved and placed on display , and any class winning it for three years retains permanent possession . Since the major purpose of the interclass series is to discover and develop new material , the tournament is limited to those who are eligible in their studies and to non-varsity players . Nevertheless , it is expected that the quality of the contests will run high . Bruce Kessler is coaching and managing the various teams . The schedule as finally revised is as f...
Scrimmages With High Schools Give Promise of Successful Court Season [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Scrimmages With High Schools Give Promise of Successful Court Season Abundance of Excellent Material Forms Basis for Hopes of Clean Sweep of Schedule ; Georgetown May Be Met The outlook for the Orange and Blue is bright this basketball season . An abundance of good material gives promise of a team which will come out on top in most of its games . Lou Little , Director of Athletics at Georgetown , has proposed a postseason game tor the two institutions if both our and their warriors live up to expectations . Jack La Favre , captain of the A . U . _basketeers , Is cheerful over the season s outlook and said when interviewed , We are facing the hardest season we have ever undertaken , but ought to win a large majority of our games . The team is rapidly getting into shape . Bruce Kessler has done the major part of the coaching of the squad during the absence of Coach Springston . This shifty little guard , who is so well known for his high caliber playing , is delighted over the showIng...
Characteristics of Ideal Mate Picked [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Characteristics of Ideal Mate Picked At a party given Thursday evening , Thanksgiving , by Miss Gait in her apartment , the guests present drew up their requirements for the ideal wife and husband . The girls and boys separated into their respective groups , and each , unadvised by the other group , boldly stated what theyd expect of a boy before he could be the honored husband , or what theyd want in a girl before she graced his hearth . The conclusions may prove interesting ; may serve as a model for hopefuls . ( R . R . —• here s your chancel ) The Ideal CHrl . 1 . Intelligent . 2 . Sensible . 3 . Possesses sense of humor . 4 . Cooperative . The Ideal Boy 1 . Intelligent . 2 . Healthy . 3 . Congenial . 4 . A good fair fighter , morally , mentally , physically .. 5 . Fond of children . Originally , the idea was to have five major qualities given , but the M s would give no more than four , maintaining that it any girl could be found with these four qualities she wouldnt need a fif...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
July 24 . By private automobile to Tiberias . | July 25-30 . In Tiberias . July 31 . By private automobile to Jerusalem by way of _Nablous ( Sychar ) . August 1-14 . In Jerusalem . During this stay an excursion will be made by private automobile to Jericho and by way of Haar Hajleb to the Ford of the Jordan and the Dead Sea , returning to Jericho for the night . Leave Jericho the following afternoon for Jerusalem . August 16 . Train to Cairo , leaving Jerusalem 8 : 25 A . M ., due 10 : 30 P . M . August 15-16 . In Cairo . Excursion by private automobile to the I Pyramids . August 17 . Train to Alexandria and sail on Lloyd _Triestino Line to Italy . Cairo departure 7 : 15 A . M ., Alexandria arrival 10 : 40 A . M ., departing 12 o clock noon . August 19 . Due _Brindlsi 11 : 30 A . M . August 21-22 . In Rome . Two days sightseeing by carriage . August 24 . Morning in Naples . Sail on the SS . Roma , intermediate second class , at noon . September 8 . Due New York . ¦ s ii in
Juniors Win Interdais Hockey Tournament 5 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 December 1928
Juniors Win Interdais Hockey Tournament 5 The _fnterclass Hockey Tournament ended with the Juniors victorious over the Sophomores at the game played December 5 . This victory gave the Championship to the Junior class . The final score was 5-3 . The Sophomores made their three points in the beginning ot the game ; and then the Juniors scored until the finish . The line-up was as follows : _Sophomorea Juniors R . W Jacoby Hill I * . W Woodward Severance R . I B . Evans Appel Center Qoodman Scull R . H Moore Chadwlck C . H Putnam _Ruclcka L . H Belt . Shapiro R P . Humphries Het * el X * F Rlgby Brlcker Q Smith Marts B . Evans scored two goals and Putnam one for the Sophomores ; and the Junior goals were made by Severance ( 8 ) , Appel ( 1 ) , and Hill ( 1 ) .