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New Libr ar y At Howar d Embodie s Mo dern Features [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
New Libr ar y At Howar d Embodie s Mo dern Features Have you seen Howard University ’ s new million and a half dollar library ? It is the very latest thing in libraries , you know . If you have a moment to spare , please let us take you through the building . The jovial caretaker meets us at the door and conducts us to the coat-room where we check our wraps . There are special compartments for hats , coats , rubbers , and overshoes and much confusion automatically is eliminated . Then we begin our tour of the rooms . Reserve book rooms and reading rooms are resplendent with oak furnishings alternating with leather-covered , soft , armchairs and sofas . Here we enter a lecture room fitted with motion ‘ picture apparatus and portable desk arms . Unlimited space has been reserved for metal fire-proof stacks where a novel system holds sway . If a person in the main ofice desires a certain book , he writes the name and author on a slip of paper , encloses it in a metal tube , and sends i...
Dormitory Council Launches Court [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Dormitory Council Launches Court In an effort to better conditions in Lincoln-Ashmun hail and with a desire to create a wholesome atmo ~ phere , a four-point program is being launched by the Dormitory Council headed by Martin V . Watters . This program is especially designed to create within the studen ts a feeling of responsibility for better group-life in the University . The first point is the establishment of a dormitory court , the membership of which will be equally divided between th dormitory . council and residents of the dormitory . The council representatives are to be appointed by that body ; students of the dormitory will elect their membership quota . The court will have a j udge , the qualifications of whom are to be determined by the body . There will be an attorney for the defense , a prosecuting attorney , and a jury chosen by the students . All matters affecting the harmonious social intercourse of students or detrimental to their moral or physical welfare will co...
Lette rs To E dito f [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Lette rs To E dito f To the Editors : Your editorial in the December issue of The Lincolnian invite 3 my attention to the rebuke which you would administer to me for certain utterances of mine in a sermon in the University Chapel on Sunday , December the 11 th . With respect to your charge that these utterances violated the canons of good taste , the validity thereof must depend upon who the arbiters of good taste in such matters may be , Obviously they are not to be found among those whose conduct is challenged in the statements made . I would be perfectly willing to submit the issue to such distinterested parties as may be able to distinguish be tween the conditions referred to and the sensibilities of those who may be offended or embarrassed _ly the disclosures made . At the same time it is interesting to observe in these days of insistence upon academic freedom and freedom of speech on the platform and in the press how your zeal for good ta ste should permit you to venture upon ...
" Movie " Ma chine Repairs Awaited [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Movie Ma chine Repairs Awaited If the length of time consumed is any indication of the thoroughness of the work being done , the repair of the motion picture equipment should be a well-nigh perfect job when it is completed . The four weeks which have elapsed since the weekly schedule was interrupted permit of any major corrctions ; resumption of the schedule with these defects eliminated will be a welcome boon to the student body . Never theless , because we remember the dissatisfactory perfo rmances which followed soon after the installation of the new equipment two years ago , we would inveigh against any repair work which places a prem ium upon the saving of expense . There is but small excuse for a campus motion picture theatre ; at best , it represents merely a compromise with a very vital social problem ; and , although retreat in the face of some social issues is not unkno wn to students of history , no one can say that such a step is even an attempt at a solution . _1-loweve...
Supp ort The Comm unit y Chest [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Supp ort The Comm unit y Chest A Community Chest is a most worthwhile project for Lincoln students to foster . Through it ‘ each one may identify himself , in a very tangible way , with movements of _‘ soc’ial significance . To attain its goal of not less than two hundred dollars , the Committee must have the cooperation of each member of this community . For some it will require more sacrifice than others ; but let no man plead his impecuniosity as reason for not aiding . In this campaign lip service will not suffice , more than mere good-will is needed . Only by actual gifts can one ’ s app roval be known . This is an opportunity to put into practice concepts of social awareness and social responsibility heard so f requently from the platform and in the clas sroom .
SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
SCHOOL CONSOLIDATION Slow progress is being made with regard to the local school situation . After our conference with the State inspectors , we feel certain that some changes will be made , at least in the physical plant of the schools . However , as gra teful as we are for this response to our efforts , we realize , nevertheless , tha t anything short of consolida tion into a . new building is , of necessi ty , inadequa te ; it can be only a tempor ary expedient , not a perma nent panacea . Consolidation is nee _ded , f irst , to eliminate the separate school evil ; second , to secure much need ed educational equipment which is lacking in both buildings . We await with interest the report from the Department of Labor and Industry with regards to the ‘ _sichools in the Lower Oxford Township .
Student Speake rs Aid Chest Fund [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Student Speake rs Aid Chest Fund With the presentation of student chapel-speakers during the week of February 7-10 , the Campus Chest Committee began its campaign to raise a fund to contribute to monuments of social significance , It will provide a channel for both students and faculty to aid : The North American Committee for Aid to Spanish Democracy ; the Intercollegiate Committee for Aid to Refugee Students ; the International Committee on African Affairs ; the Far Eastern Student Emergency Fund ; and the Committee on Economic and Racial Justice . The Committee is expecting to raise not less than $ 200 for these causes , Speakers for the Committee during the week end were : Kenneth Dodson , Jack Tracey , Francis N . Nkrumah , Abdul K . Disu , Leo C . Fields , and Elbert C . Robinson . The Y . M . C . A . is sponsorm g the campaign .
Bouquets To The Deser vin g [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Bouquets To The Deser vin g Our gratitude goes out to our athletic department for the consideration it shows toward us . Its basketball team goes on a tour , plays several games , and sends back no word of the score at any game ; it assumes , no do u bt , that no one here could possibly be interested in knowing the results . And , since we are only the student body which the team represent s and whose support the athletic department seeks in its endeavors , we can hardly expect such information after each gam ~ ; for , then , it might be necessary to send a telegram which might cost even as much as thir-ty-five cents ; this , of course is no little item in an athletic
Soph Clas s To Will School Memorial [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Soph Clas s To Will School Memorial The Sophomore Class , in accordance with _the policy inaugurated during the year of 1938-39 will continue in its effort to will a worth-while memorial to the University upon graduation in 1941 . At its last meeting , the class voted to tax each member of the class three cents ( 3 c _) a week , or fifty cents _( _fiO c ) a semester . The class elected Philip Randolph vice-president to fill the vacancy left ‘ by Kenneth Weacer , who did not return to school . Other officers of the class are as elected last semester : J . Rich e Coleman , president ; Theodore Bolden , secretary ; Reginald Young , treasurer ; Frank Murray , chaplain ; James Lewis , sergeant-at-arms ; Roy Nichols , student councilman .
SKETCH CLUB ORGANIZED [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
SKETCH CLUB ORGANIZED Interested students met recently to organize a Sketch Club . The members agreed to submit one piece of work at their bi-weekly meetings . To improve his techniq ue , each one was asked to carry around with him a small tablet and a pencil to make daily sketches from life . Some of those _oresent at the first meeting were : Frank Doggett , Theodore Still , Frederic Aden , Lieutenant Harirs , Ral ph Koger , Paul Williams , Charles _Alston , and J . Riche Coleman .
Rev . D . W . Kyle Omega Guest [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Rev . D . W . Kyle Omega Guest Youth in the Wilderness was the themes of the Reverend Dwight W . Kyle Sunday morning , February 19 . The speaker pointed out that young people today , even as did Jesus , must fix the center of their lives upon values which are grounded in the character of God . Beta chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity sponsored the appearance of the Rev . Mr . Kyle at Lincoln University .
department ’ s budget [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
department ’ s budget Then , too , we appreciate this department ’ s exhibition of the true liberal spirit . Does it not continue to compe te against high schools in some of its activities ? We look fo rward to our tennis team being even as democratic as are our boxers and wrestlers . Finally , let us rej oice that we shall have seen no less
MALCOLM POINDEXTER IN LIN CO LN RE CITA L [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
MALCOLM POINDEXTER IN LIN CO LN RE CITA L Malcol m Poi n dexter , bari ton e , of Philadelphi a , was presented in recital in the chapel Sunday afternoon , February 5 . His repertoire included numbers from Verdi and Handel , as well as a group of spirituals , Mr . Poindexter responded to the applause by singing one en- ~ ore , a spiritual . His accompanist was Alda Palmer .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
THE LINCOLNIAN Published by the students of Lincoln University bi-weekly , during school year Entered as second class matter at the Lincoln University Post Office , Lincoln University , Pennsylvania EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief LeRoy Patrick , ‘ 39 Managing Editor Jesse _Gloster , ‘ 41 Sports Editor ‘ John W . Thomas , 40 Business Manager Jack C . Tracey , ‘ 40 Circulation Manager Joseph Woods , ‘ 40 Albert Jones , ‘ 42 C . Warren Smith , ‘ 41 Grant Shockley , ‘ 42 Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Charles _ID _. Bonner , ‘ 39 Paul Williams , ‘ 42 Paul H . Jackson , ‘ 40 Charles Bull , ‘ 40 Ralph Koger , ‘ 42 — ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTI ON $ 1 . 00 - _____ Mail all subscriptions to Jack Tracey , Lincoln University , Penna . Volume _VI MARCH 2 , 1939 . Number 5
Lions’ Roar Frightens Shaw , Boosts C . I . A . A . Standing [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Lions’ Roar Frightens Shaw , Boosts C . I . A . A . Standing Reserves Tri umph Over Lincoln Humbles Howard Quintet York Team In Pre iiminar y Game With the blood of the Howard Bison still in their mouths , the Lincoln Lions pounced upon Shaw ’ s erstwhile invincible quintet and clawed it to shreds with a rousing 39 to 22 victory . The contest marked Lincoln ’ s third straight win and raised its C , I . A , A . standing considerably in view of the f act that the North Carolina combination enjoys a _num’ber of victories . Due to the complicated and uncorrelated system employed , it is practically impossible to ascertain the correct standing of the _team s to date . Lincoln , however , after losing their first four ‘ games , should finish high in the final ratings , if they continue playi ng their present brand of ball . At no time did the Shaw situation get out of hand . Teamwork and passing which were definite drawbacks at the beginning of the season , were about up to par ; much bet...
Highlights Of Sports [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Highlights Of Sports A super-hot race is raging in the C , I . A . A . circuit this year with Morgan , Union , Va . State , Howard ‘ and Lincoln all boasting crack quintets . Two things in particular make it practically impossible for Lincoln to win the crown this year . In the first place , three of its four games have been lost , and second , our entire schedule includes a scant eight C . I , A , A . frays . for the entire season , while other schools have about three times that many to play . How can we beat the teams if we can ’t even ‘ play them ! Why weren ’t Hampton , A . &amp; T . and St . Paul placed on the schedule this year ? Either the school refuses to finance the team on an adequate schedule , or the other schools ‘ refuse ‘ to play us . In either case ,, there is no point in remaining in the League at all if we can ’t obtain a sufficient number of games to warrant us a chance for the title . The Boxing and Wrestling season is in full swing , Lincoln , pointing...
Boxers , Wrestlers Groom forC . I . A _. A . Championships [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Boxers , Wrestlers Groom forC . I . A _. A . Championships The gr appler s and knockout artists of Lincoln University resumed their strenuous workouts under the direction of Coach Jasper Turner . The Coach does not wish to express his opinion as to the strength of the teams , but thinks that they shall rate high in C , I , A , A , competition , With the return of such boxers as : Merchant , thrice champion in 160 lb . class ; Williams , 1937 heavyweight title-holder ; Murray , Hollan d , Alexan der , and Harris , the boxing team should hold its own . Among the wrestlers being rounded into form are : Schancks , Webber , A llison , Lee , and Robertson . The first two men being cha mpions in the 125 and 145 divisions , respectively . An array of new material has answered the call and will soon be seen in action in _intra-mural meets . They are : _Alston , Bass , Lee , Som er ville , Thomas , Williams , and Wellington ; they being pugilists . Wrestlers : Martin , Wilson , J . H . Colema...
Luyanda Places In In door Meet [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 2 March 1939
Luyanda Places In In door Meet Juan Luyanda , Central America n Olympic high-jump champion , has placed in three outstanding indoor meets this _fail . In the Osceola meet in N . Y . C . last month , his first attempt at indooxi jump ing , he clea red the bar at six feet four inches . In the celebrated _Milrose Invitational Games on February 4 , and the Penn AC , Meet in Philadelphia on February 10 he cleared six feet five inches each time . The lanky Puerta Rican , who is a freshman at Lincoln , captured the running high jump crown at the Central American Olympics in Panama last year wi’th a leap of six feet seven inches . This mark is a little more than two inches short of th e world ’ s record , This winter is the first time he has done any indoor jumping ; he soon hopes to become completely adapted to jump ing from the boards . Coach Rivero states that Juan will also compete in the N , Y . A , C . Meet and the National A , A . U . Meet during the current indoor season , every bre...