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CLASS RIVALRY BECOMES EVIDENT [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
CLASS RIVALRY BECOMES EVIDENT Class Spirit and Rivalry Breaks Out When Upper Classmen Accept Challenge for Contest from Alphas The first rumblings of impending battle between class factions were heard Monday, following the announcement of the Alpha class that it was ready to take on the whole student body in a tug-of-war contest. This challenge by the Alpha class is the first sign of class rivalry to be shown here. The challenge, as presented to the Samojac for publication members of the recently organized Alphas, is as follows: "We, the Alpha class of S. M. J. C. do hereby challenge the upperclassmen of said institution to a tug-of-war to be held Thursday afternoon, December 11, at 2:35 p. m. Battlefield to be decided upon at a later date." (Signed) ALPHA CLASS OF S. M. J. C. Burton Anakin, Pres The challenge was accepted by Bill Athey, president of the Lettermen's Club, who stated that upperclassmen would be organized for this event through the Lettermen. The Lettermen's organizat...
Forensic Squads Meet In Initial Content Of Year [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Forensic Squads Meet In Initial Content Of Year Atfimative Team Debates Here With Compton Pointing for the opening conference debates, the varsity debate squad went through a final test in its tussle of words with the Pasadena team yesterday. This practice debate is the culmination of a series of such meets with other junior college teams. The two teams have been chosen with an alternative who is ready to substitute on either team if the occasion should demand it. On the affirmative team are Virginia Cargill and Albert Hawley. The negative team is composed of Arline Mcßride and Arthur Redden; the latter was a member of last year's squad, the first to represent Santa Monica Junior College. Everett Hartung, an ex-Samohi word-juggler, has the position of alternative for both the affirmative and negative sides. "Should the United States adopt the forty-hour week" is the topic to be debated by the teams on Friday, December 5. when they meet Compton and Santa Ana Junior Colleges in a tria...
Notice [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Notice All students are required to attend an assembly which will be held Tuesday, December 9, at 10 a. m., in the auditorium. Bring a pen and pencil. Those who are not able to attend because of work should call at Miss Young's office before next Tuesday.
A. S. B. Dance Definitely Set For Dec. Fifth [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
A. S. B. Dance Definitely Set For Dec. Fifth Contrary to a few announcements seen on the bulletin boards, the Christmas Dance will be held this Friday, December 5. As formerly announced, the tickets are being sold by: Royal Delp, Bernard Rogers, Maurine Davis, Stanley Fish, John Reynolds, Dorothy Murray and Frank Watson. Music will be furnished by an eightpiece orchestra under the direction of Douglas Freeman, a J. C. student. It is hoped that the students will support the dance one hundred percent strong.
Philharmonic Gives Concert 1:45 Today [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Philharmonic Gives Concert 1:45 Today Santa Monica is again the chosen of the gods, for the Los Angeles Puilharmonic Orchestra presents a concert this afternoon in the High School auditorium, through the courtesy of the Santa Monica City commissioners and a civic committee under the leadership of Mrs. Joseph Braun. The program is as follows: The concert is scheduled for 1:45, and all Junior College students are invited.
Christmas Hop [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Christmas Hop A Christmas Hop sponsored by the Associated Women Students is scheduled for the ex period, Thursday, December 11. Either canned goods or cash will be acceptable for admission (value to be not less than ten cents). There will be no charge for the dances after the admission has been paid. Victor Herbert's " Fortune Teller" is the opera chosen to be presented on March 27 and 28 of next year.
Misrepresentation Of College Life Is Association Charge [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Misrepresentation Of College Life Is Association Charge The Western Association of College Comics definitely broke off relations with College Humor after passing a resolution at the final session explaining its attitude. The resolution follows: "Resolved, that the Western Association of College Comics withdraw from assopiation with College Humor starting with the first number of each member comic. The Western Association made this (Continued on Page Three) Misrepresentation Of College Life Is Association Charge (Continued from Page One) break because it feels that College Humor: 1. Misrepresents college life. 2. Misrepresents to advertisers that College Humor reaches college readers better than the college comics. 3. Hinders the independence of college comics. "The Western Association of College Comics is severing present relations with College Humor because we feel that it is not to the best interests of the universities and College Comics which represent them, to be associated wit...
Dean of Women To Have New Office [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Dean of Women To Have New Office Jaysee worpen's lockers will be located in the main hall for the remainder of the semester, according to all reports. They have been removed from the former locker room to make way for the Dean of Women's new office. Miss Robinson will handle her Junior College work form this office exclusively in the future; she will, however, retain her old office, in which she will handle her work as girls' viceprincipal in the high school. The new office will probably be completed by the first of next week.
Geology Students Go To Venice Oil Fields [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Geology Students Go To Venice Oil Fields Students of the geology class visited the Venice oil fields Monday during the sixth and seventh periods. The various foremen of the derricks gave the class unlimited inspection privileges as well as answering all questions pertaining to the mechanics of oil well operation. The next trip will take the class into the Santa Suzanna district north of San Fernando valley. The interest of the students in the different evidences of nature and history of the earth is stimulating to the instructor and college.
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
THE SAMOJAC Published every Wednesday during the college year by Santa Monica Junior College, Santa Monica. California. Subscription $l.OO per year. "Application for entry as second-class matter is pending." STAFF JOHN REYNOLDS Editor WALTER GUSHMAN Associate Editor FRED SALTER Sports Editor E. R. COULSON Faculty Adviser Departmental Writers Margaret Johnson Literary Alice Willers 1 Dorothy Murray Calendar Lucille Williams t Clubs Everett Hartung Bud Henn ) Hubert Saunders Ruth Hunt ) n Eric Moore N Adele Winn J c Myrtle Fletcher ' ews Roy Henderson, Gus Vignolle / 5 Frank Watson Helen Stelzriede, Ray Davis ) Charles Moore J Art Redden Comment HUBERT SAUNDERS Editor this week L. • . MEMBER OF PRE &lt;,( AI®CCATION
Is Crashing the Gate to Continue ? [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Is Crashing the Gate to Continue ? At the game with Citrus last Saturday admittance free of charge was refused a group of young fellows when a Corsair student attempted to talk his friends past an alert guard. Not being successful in getting his friends through the gate by persuasion, he resorted to guile. The Corsair student entered the gate on the right given him by ownership of the student body ticket. He entered the stadium and almost immediately left, demanding a pass as he went out. He repeated this maneuver until he had enough passes to allow his friends to enter without purchasing tickets. Then he entered again, showing his student body ticket*. Commendable loyalty to Santa Monica Junior College! Fine spirit in lending oneself to such an underhanded business. The Junior College can make use of all the financial support it is given by the citizens of Santa Monica, and when students begin to use such methods of smuggling in friends, the box office total will suffer. Football, ...
Things Seem To Have Changed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Things Seem To Have Changed "Every man to his own opinion, but speak not for another without his consent!" A very good rule. But he who puts his finger in the pudding once and is not caught comes back again for more. Not being so fortunate the second time, it seems the confident person sticks his finger in something under the surface —a steel-jawed trap. So it appears with our good friend the editor of the Daily Californian. First he drew the spotlight on himself with a ruthless and entirely unprovoked attack upon the junior college movement. He basked in the limelight of publicity, and used a student journal to express his opinions. Now he has attacked a large university, and in finding himself the center of public attention has drawn down the condemnation of the public upon his institution. All through the State of California are junior college students who have planned to attend the University of California, who have lent their moral support to the University, who have been eager...
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
EXCHANGES The freshmen of the Pasadena J. C. held their annual dance November 21, in the form of a hard-times party. A skit given by the Vaudeville club was the feature of the program.—Pas. Chronicle. Compton J. C. announces its final selection for the all-school play, "Poor Nut." — Tartar Shield. "Nancy Ann," the Harvard prize play of 1924, was presented by the Y'se women of the San Bernardino Junior College to a very large audience November 14. The music was furnished by an orchestra under the direction of Morris H. Ruger.— Warwhoop. At a supper meeting of the Pomona Jaysee "Y" cabinets, held in their own home economics room, many problems were discussed that were of vital interest to the school. The faculty was also invited to sit in give their points of view, as well as eat. The dinner was prepared by the women of the Y. W., and the discussion was led by their president, Evelyn Storm.—The Magnet. The Brotherhood of Bachelors at Santa Ana Junior College had charge of the rooting ...
Vacation Is Time To Redeem Standing [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Vacation Is Time To Redeem Standing The fall term will end here on the twenty-third day of January, 1931, according to a report issued from Dr. Bush's office. Christmas vacation commences December 17, and extends over the holiday season until Januarys, which is the first day of school in the year 1931. Between the fifth and the twenty-third there are fourteen days of school before the final marks go down in the register. Finals will be upon us before we become once again accustomed to school routine. Instructors have been urging students | who are weak in some of their courses to make use of a well-timed vacation, as ; finals will begin within a few days after .returning to school.
The Press [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
The Press By RUDYARD KIPLING The Soldier may forget his Sword, The Sailorman the Sea, The Mason may forget the Word And the Priest his Litany; The Maid may forget both jewel and gem, And the Bride her wedding-dress— But the Jew shall forget Jerusalem Ere we forget the Press! Who once hath stood through the loaded hour Ere, roaring like the gale, The Harrild and the Hoe devour Their league-long paper-bale, And has lit his pipe in the morning calm That follows the midnight stressHe hath sold his heart to the old Black Art We call the daily Press. Who once hath dealt in the wildest game That all of a man can play, No later love, no larger fame Will lure him long away. As the war-horse smelleth the battle afar, The entered Soul, no less, He'saith: "Ha! Ha!" where the trumpets are And the thunders of the Press! The Pope may launch his Interedict, The Union its decree, But the bubble is blown and the bubble is pricked By Us and such as We. Remember the battle and stand aside While Thrones...
LITERARY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
LITERARY THE GREEN PASTURES, by Marc Connelly. A play in two acts and 19 scenes. The author endeavors to present the idea of heaven as conceived by a young group of colored Sunday school pupils. The play begins with a discussion in Sunday school. The remainder of the play is devoted to biblical scenes as pictures in the minds of the "pickaninnies." "All of the biblical characters takf on the shapes of Typically local characters, and the dialogue reflects this same color. An extremely humorous effect results; at the same time a very definite and serious message is given. Many of the episodes are reminiscent of Octavus Roy Cohen's tales. "The Green Pastures" is being and has for some time been presented to capacity houses. It was awarded the Nobel prize for the most representative drama of 1929. THE SKY'S THE LIMIT' by Lieutenant D. W. "Tommy" Tomlinson (Formerly of the U. S. Navy and leader of "The Three Sea Hawks"). Pop —pop —gr —rr —rr —-r —r. One hundred motors sputtering and coug...
Membership Drive Considered Success By Y.W. Officials [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 3 December 1930
Membership Drive Considered Success By Y.W. Officials "A notable success," is the verdict of Young Women's Christian Association officers when speaking about the recent membership campaign. One of the features of the campaign was the distribution of invitations to a pot-luck dinner to each of the women members of the Junior College. Many new members were taken into the organization at the regular meeting following the dinner, according to Mabel Forberger, chairman ofthe membership committee. Among those who attended the dinner are: regular members —Zelda Gottlieb, Mabel Forburger, Dorothy Shestack, Myrtle Fletcher, Jane Winn, Joy Rutherford, Helen Stelzriede, Belle Roxene, Arline Mcßride, Eleanor Crill, Lea Stanley, Mildred Hudson, Henrietta Newman, Regina Bender, Betty Livingston, Dorothry Murray, Margaret Johnsbn, Alice Lloyd and Lucille Williams; new members —Sybil Willis, Florence Hutchins, Jane Barnhisel, Suzanne Fisher, Annette Zetheraeus, Lydia Fetherolf, Lucille Hamilton and...