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10 Students To be Selected As Alternates [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
10 Students To be Selected As Alternates Applications / for Alternates' to Be Received in Registrar's Office Applications of alternates for the Civilian Aeronautics Training program will be received in the Registiar's office, Wednesday through Friday, it was announced today. The applications will be used to provide alternates for those cases where present enrollees will be withdrawn from the program. A total of 10 students will be selected from the applicants to enroll in the ground school course with the possibility of filling any vacancies in the regular enrollment "which might occur at some time ■during the year. Applicants must, have reached their 18th birthday but not their 25th before September 1, 1939; have no solo flying experience; be of good academic standing; be a regularly enrolled student at Kent State university; have parental consent; have attained the height of 64 inches for men but not above 78 inches, while 62 inches was stated as the minimum for women. Weight shou...
Christmas Vacation Extended by One Day [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Christmas Vacation Extended by One Day Kent State students will be given an additional day's vacation this Christmas due to a desicion reached by the adminisstration yesterday. According to Registrar E. C. Stopher, the vacation will now officially begin at 5 p. m. Friday, Dec. 22, instead of at noon, Saturday, Dec. 23. The official statement follows: The Student council and the Kent Stater have recently called to the attention of the administration, the fact that our calendar, as printed in the catalogue, provides for classes to continue until Saturday noon, Dec. 23. In view of the fact that this late closing allows so little time for students, particularly those who live at a distance,,to reach home or do any shopping, it seems best to revise the announced plan. 1 am glad to state that at a recent meeting of President Leebrick, the jdeans, and the registrar, it was unanimously agreed that all classes should close on Friday, Dec. 22, at 5 p. m. It is recognized that even a longer Ch...
Council Appoints Taylor Advisor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Council Appoints Taylor Advisor I Student council officially voted to appoint Prof. William D. Taylor as freshman class advisor, last Monday. Taylor stated that he would accept the position, providing the class was active. The request for the freshman bulletin board, to be paid for, according to Mickey Dover, class president, from class money, was tabled another week, pending further investigation. December 12 was set for an assembly to choose a cheerleading team. Candidates will enter a competitive competition along with the former cheerleaders.
2 DANCES UP Pigskin Prom, Theatre Formal Over Weekend [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
2 DANCES UP Pigskin Prom, Theatre Formal Over Weekend "Come on chillon', y'es dance." Students of Kent State university have plenty of chance to heed this famous Kyser call, as the week-end comes and brings with iHwo of the outstanding dances of the year. The Pigskin Prom on Friday night, and the Theatre formal on Saturday evening, both* to be held in Wills gym- ' They will dance to the music of Kyle Smith's 11-piece orchestra. Smith has played at many of the school's dances and is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the student body. Colorful decorations have been planned by Mark Treat, who is in charge of the dance, Lester Morato, social chairman, and Marietta Carlozzi, who is in charge of decorations. The planned decorations will honor the grid team, with a special accent toward the four graduating seniors, Louis Cardinal, Don Miller, Les Netzen and George Mollica. Petite Martha Jane Thomas was selected Monday evening by the football team, to reign over the dance as Pigskin Pro...
Starn Builds Team Around Seven Vets [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Starn Builds Team Around Seven Vets Showing more pep than there is in a well-known cereal factory, and more fight than you'll find in Madison Square Garden Coach Rosy Starn's basketeers are looking better as each night of practice becomes history. The squad has been cut to 16 men, and Starn is showing more optimism than he evidenced in early workouts. ''Those boys are showing plenty of spirit," he stated, "and last year's team, of which there are seven lettermen back, The 16 survivals of the latest cut are composed of seven lettermen and nine sophomores. The sophomores are making the varsity men fight to hold their starting positions, and .the five men who open against Bluffton may have a couple of sophomores among their number. The seven lettermen who are Boliantz, Conner, Davidian, Griffith, Gulgin, Helmick, and LeChaix. The sophomores on the roster are Price, White, Pandelis, Feduniak, Heichel, Kilbourne, Decker, Boyle, and Andreas.
DeWeese Meets Finks On Courier Boxing Card [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
DeWeese Meets Finks On Courier Boxing Card Nine Bouts Scheduled On Newspaper Boxing Card Louis DeWeese, outstanding KSU heavyweight boxer,' will come out of his short retirement to headline the annual Courier-Tribune boxing show Thursday, Dec. 7. His opponent will be Gene Fink, a ,rivlal from Akron U. The Tribune show is given yearly to buy Christmas gifts and food for local needy children. The program has been arranged by Edtjie Adams and Eddie Lavery. DeWeese, Kent's Golden Gloves champion, and Fink, a slugging type of brawler, will headline a nine bout card. Both of the big men will compete in the Golden Gloves and American Legion tournaments later in the year. The affair is scheduled for five rounds. Other feature matches on the card will find A1 Buccilli, Youngstown youth, going against Boyd Freeman in a 130 pound match; Dave Snyder, one of Adams pupils, vieing with Dewey Hale, a local high school youngster who shows great promise; Leonard Hill meeting Bob Watkins, and Jack Lee...
In the News [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
In the News I 1 A new feature of ;the Wednesday edition—Bill J?ccuad's cartoon on the editorial page. The Pigskin Prom outlined on Pg. 1. The Theatre Formal outlined on Pg. 3. An exclusive feature of Wednesday's edition—an all pictorial page —p g . 4. The Stater's outstanding column —"The Other Side"—Pg. 2.
Today’s Editorial THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS IN OHIO? [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Today’s Editorial THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS IN OHIO? the "pond" they are constructing fences in another "war to end wars." These fences are constructed to do harm. Here we are constructing fences to keep the people off the grass. These fences are constructed to do good. But several of the students took a sarcastic stand and although in different phrases, meant—"so this is the most beautiful campus in Ohio?" They are correct. Have you noticed the campus lately? Winding paths cutting corners, fences constructed to stop traffic on these paths, and burnt grass traces —all give the campus a large blackeye. Why is it that they have to place fences around the school? Other colleges have their campus fence free. Kent students could use the provided sidewalks. The fence bordering the sidewalk around the library shouldn't have to be there. We should have enough common sense to appreciate a beautiful campus and do all in our power to maintain "the most beautiful campus in Ohio."—R.K.
The Other Side THIS TIME IT’S POPULAR SONGS [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
The Other Side THIS TIME IT’S POPULAR SONGS TTJiOPULAR songs - - - they are, most of them, lovely for a time and A seemingly all the world sings, plays and whistles them, and young people dance and fall in and out of love to the strains of their melodies, * * * Popular songs are fragile things - - - like matches and cigarettes and lives, they sparkle and flame brightly or a while then smoulder and die and The Song is Ended. * * * I can look back now over a good many years. And, N as my thoughts sweep into the past over the ruffled-up layers of dead years and I see phases and stages of my life, I somehow tie up song hits with things which stand out in my memory. Take "Doodle Do Do. 4 " (And, the spelling of the titles which follow is strictly not guaranteed as beingj cor« rect). That sas far back as I can go. I see myself, very fat and very stubby, hunting play-bears and knocking off make-believe Indians with a cork-flinging popgun.. "Please play for me that sweet melody called ..." ...
Postscripts A COLUMN BY TED CHARLES [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Postscripts A COLUMN BY TED CHARLES JOHNSON must be a "G" woman, she's been shadowing -"1 somebody ever since school started. Since the All-Greek dance the discipline committee for girls has been working incessantly. I wonder if they get paid time and a half for overtime. ♦ * « Dear Bill: It grieves me to do this, but I have no other alternative. I've lain awake at night racking my brain for the solution, but to no avail. Now I must come to you. I must humble myself by pleading. Dlarling tell me do you think Mutt will ever be as tall as Jeff. * * * Word drifts to my ears that the Brady will be under a new management soon with the policy that college students will not be allowed to bradysit. Oh! Happy Day. Oh! Yeah. * * * One calendar manufacturer to another. Ist. What do you think of Roosevelt. 2nd. He's a Ist. You express my sentiments whole heartedly. * * * Just came back from a week end in South Bend, Ind. with Bill Watson and Pete Smith. Now the Weak end is on our shoulders,
Reader's Views LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Reader's Views LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor: MANY Pearsons on the campus are asking why the assembly period is not scheduled at a stated time on a regular day. The lack of an adequate number of class rooms is the important reason for the present system of "staggering" assembly periods. It will be necessary to continue this procedure for the remainder of this semester and for the duration of the second semester this year. With this explanation it is hoped that all questions will be answered. The assembly program committee solicits the patience of all who are concerned about the assembly. It seems safe to promise that" beginning next fall, or possibly next summer, no one will have cause to complain because assembly periods will be scheduled regularly. Assembly Program Committee Prof. D. W. Pearce Chairman.
What- Where- When A CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
What- Where- When A CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS Today Graduate Council meeting in President's office at 4 p. m. French, club, 4 p. m., 314 M. Delta Kappa Psi, 4 p. m., 312 M. YWCA, 7 p. m., 115 K. Biology club steak roast, university grill, 5 p. m. Oratorio society, auditorium, 7 p. m. University Bridge club, Moulton, 7:30 p. m. Social Dancing, Wills gym, 8 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 30. Sophomore class meeting, auditorium, 4 p. m. HPE club, 109 M, 7 p. m. Boxing class, 115K, 8 p. m. Phi Beta Phi smoker, 202 S. Lincoln, 8 p. m. Friday, Dec. 1. Boxing class, 115K, 8 p. m. Pigskin Prom, Wills gym, 9 p. m. Theta Sigma Upsilon Winter formal, Akron City club, 9 p. m. Pretty Texan coeds will attempt to sell the Daily to townspeople at a nickel a throw as part of the initiation to Sigma Delta Chi, national journalism honorary, and afterwards spend the nickels for refreshments when they become editors and put the Texan "to sleep."
Theatre Formal Called for Saturday Night Unusual Decorations Feature of Annual Dance [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Theatre Formal Called for Saturday Night Unusual Decorations Feature of Annual Dance A night sky with a silver moon, a modernistic garden, a sunset and a mountain lake will provide the setting and atmosphere for the Winter Theatre formal to be held Saturday, Dec. 2 in Wills, gym. The unusual decorations* which have been procured in Cleveland, consist of 125 feet of theatrical drops. Dancing will be to the music of Alf Bottomley's orchestra from 10 t® 1 o'clock. Intermission will feature the presentation of cups, to the sorority selling the most theatre memberships, and one to the individual selling the most sustaining memberships. There will also be a service for the tapping of new members for Alpha Psi Omega. Wanda Griffiths, social chairman, assisted by Joe Michaels, Iris Pratt, Jean Ulmer, and Curtis Peck, has made arrangements for the affair. Dr. and Mrs. K. C. Leebrick, Prof, and Mrs. E. Turner Stump, Prof, and Mrs. G. Harry Wright, I Mr. and Mrs. James Holm, and Leonard Rodkey...
Missionary Will Address Wesley [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
Missionary Will Address Wesley Miss Vera Fehr, American, missionary to Japan for 14 years, will address the Wesley Foundation, Sunday! at 6:30 p. m. in the Methodist church. She will talk on "Christianity in Japan." Miss Fehr is a teacher of music in Kwassui college, Nagasaki, Japan which is in the southern part of the island. She will be in costume Sunday evening and will have some Japanese things to show to the group. She is originally from Ohio and attended Ohio Wesleyan university.
some say ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 29 November 1939
some say ... By Nat Floersheimer ! Welcome back! I know this is a bit belated . . . I but somehow I wish that vacation had never ended . . . Seems a shame that vacation has to be spoiled by a thing like college work! However, since we are back the social calendar is just about full to the brim ... if it has a brim. The Theta Sigma Upsilon sorority is having its winter formal . . . The University Theatre is holding its first of two dances in Wills gym on Saturday; and Friday . . . the Junior class will honor the football team in general, but the four seniors in particular, who tried and almost died for dear old Whoozit. This dance, which is an annual affair at the university, has always been successful, simply because its purpose is a good one, the music is always catching, decorations are novel . . . and there is a QUEEN! Bud Treat, class president of those who intend to graduate . . . if all goes well in '4l . . . has map, ped out a pul-lenty swell evening. First of all, Kyle Smith...