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The Other Side WE GO TO WAR—AND DIE [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
The Other Side WE GO TO WAR—AND DIE rpHE seven of us sat huddled about the fuel-can fire in the wet cavedin dugout. Outside, rain drizzled down in am impersonal, to-the-devil-with-you-buddy manner and, high in the sky, a tiny pursuit plane played piggie-back with mushroom-like puffs of smoke from bursting anti-aircraft shells. The seven of us sat there and shivered as raw wind swirled coldly on us. Mixed with the smudgy smell of burning, oil-soaked wood was an odor of frying canned beef; we were eating. "This stuff tastes," said Sam Fogg, "Oh, well, what's the difference how it tastes? We have to eat it. This, my cherubic, much loved lads, is war." Ernie Williams, his broken nails tapping out a tune on his tin hat. looked at the kinks of silver in Sam's dark-red hair and echoed him, ". . . yes, it's war." Ernie's once-happy plump face was growing tired and sad-looking and lean and his forehead was question-marked with lines which seemed to tell and ask, "here I am, but why?" I watch...
Postscripts A COLUMN BY TED CHARLES [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Postscripts A COLUMN BY TED CHARLES IN again, out again Finnegan, that's the story of the slot machines — Now they're in. After all, elections are over. Crampton and Seese, unleash you bloodhounds - - - Tally Ho! there goes the slots. I see where that fellow Lloyd is loose again. I suggest that Mr. Lloyd write a book for girls entitled "How to be Beautiful." Then I suggest you girls should read the book and do just the opposite of what Mr. Lloyd says. By doing that you're sure to be beautiful. Boys, did you know that it has been decided by a committee, here at school, that whatever punishment is inflicted on girls for infractions of the rules - - - the same will be dished out to their escorts, meaning you! Look on page 36 of your "K" book. Here it deals with the use of Alcholic beverages. But, as far as I can see, and I'm fairly certain I have normal eyesight, the rule as stated pertains to "she" and "her" saying nothing about "him" or "he." If the committee is going to enforce such...
Reader’s Views LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Reader’s Views LETTERS TO THE EDITOR EDITOR: As the mid-term of the first semester passes, I have definitely arrived at a conclusion. This conclusion is very simple. It consists of criticizing the various teachers for their failure to get together and decide on a general plan for grading the students, instead of using their own. Perhaps their own plan or method is highly efficient; however, we can't overlook the fact that one method of grading may not give the same rating to work handed in by a student as another method. This condition, I believe, presents a real problem for the faculty of the university. Two pieces of work, produced by students and possessing equal effort in all respects, may, according to different methods of rating, receive a higher and a lower merit. If this condition exists, and I strongly believe it does, then it's highly possible for a student to exert greater effort in one course and receive less in rating than in a course which he hasn't exerted his best ab...
Kent Society Season Is Really 'ln the Groove' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Kent Society Season Is Really 'ln the Groove' Dorm Women Swing Out At Unique Winter Proms Blue and Silver Christmas bells will decorate the gym and a typical Hawaiian atmosphere will transform the Moulton hall ballroom Saturday night when the Engleman belles and the debs from Moulton will entertain their guests at the first dormitory dances of the season. The Christmas spirit will be carried out in the decorations of blue and silver bells Satur-' day night at the "Engleman Bell Hop" as couples dance in the gym from 9 to 1 a. m. to the music of Kyle Smith's orchestra. Arrangements for the affair have been made by June Snyder, social chairman; Phyliss Hull, chairman of the program committee; and Mary McDermott, chairman of the decoration committee. Chaperones will be Miss Barbara Menges and guest, Dr. Leonard Bloom and guest, Clarence A. Slocum and guest, and Mr. and Mrs. Earnest C. Harvey. A little grass shack, palm trees, and the music of Bill Factor's band will form the background ...
Changes Impress Grad of ’l6 Class [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Changes Impress Grad of ’l6 Class The journalism department's "Parent's day" brought a graduate of the class of 'l6 back to Kent State for the first time since she rereceived her diploma.- Grace Doolittle, now Mrs. R. F. Brandt of Cleveland, was a student of the physical education department when Dr. McGilvrey was president. Deeply impressed by the changes that hape taken place, she remarked upon the growth from a normal school into a university, and upon the beauty and completeness of the buildings. She particularly likes the library and remembers the Dunbar sisters, who were librarians when she was here.
some say ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
some say ... By Nat Floersheimer Are you troubled with amnesia? Do you have trouble finding your way around? Have you received any deficiences lately? To be more explicate, the majority of students, who weren't adept enough at apple polishing to sidetrack a professor from sending in a low grade ... received a letter from his advisor. This little note, frankly stated that you had gotten a "C-," a "D," or an "F," and that a conference with someone might help the cause. This missle also stated that the administration hoped "that you would find yourself in the near future" . . . and that my friends explains why Kent students have that hunted look. This last weekend would explain a number of deficiencies. For, twice did the Journalism department have social functions. Friday night there was a dinner for Northeastern Ohio Weeklies and again Sunday they had a "Parents day." Also on Friday night, Bud Treat and his collegues, honored Marty Jane Thomas and the football team, and the Theta Sig...
Tischend off Off To Grand Rapids [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Tischend off Off To Grand Rapids Prof. Elbert W. Tischendorf, associate professor of industrial arts, will attend a meeting of the American Vocational association in Grand Rapids, Mich, for three days, beginning today. This is a national convention assembling to discuss such subjects as: the division of trades in industry, the division of industrial arts, and teacher training in industrial education. Accompanying Professor Tischendorf will be two students of the department, Harold Holshoy and Robert Harrington.
Slocum Attends B. A. Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Slocum Attends B. A. Meeting Clarence A. Slocum, instructor in business administration, attended a two-day men's career conference in Oberlin on Friday and Saturday of last week. Mr. Slocum was one of six persons invited who were not Oberlin graduates. He was gathering ideas for a similar conference which he hopes to have at Kent State next spring. The Women's League is having a party for all Off-Campus women house presidents Thursday at 7 o'clock in 109 Merrill hall. Ollie Mae Melick is in charge of arrangements.
Silhouettes and Songs Set Dance Backgrounds [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Silhouettes and Songs Set Dance Backgrounds Two women's organizations will swing out Friday night, when the Off-Campus Women's club and the Beta Gamma sorority, each hold dances. A special arrangement of the Beta Gamma song made by Kyle Smith, will be the feature of the annual pledge dance to be held at Silver Lake country club from 9to 1. During inter- &gt; mission there will be a sing 1 around the log fireplace. Virginia Vutech heads the committee in charge of arrangements for the dance with Caroline Clawson, Marge Hine and Betty Lou Shetler assisting her. Chaperones will be Miss Agra Buffer, Mrs. Bertha Sherman, Dr. and Mrs. Melvin Foreman and Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Van Wyen. Silhouettes of a dancing couple will keynote the annual winter formal of the Off-Campus Women's club to be held from 9 'til 12 at Moulton hall. A huge figure will be in back of Tony Pal and his orchestra and others will decorate the rest of the hall. Jane Higgens is in charge of tickets and general arra...
clubs ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
clubs ... The PSYCHOLOGY club elected its officers at a meeting held last Thursday evening. Elected were: Charlotte Volk, president; John Higgins, vice president; Dorothy Strain, secretary; and Maurine Fulmore, treasurer. Following the business meeting, the group held a forum, led by Don Tewes, on the subject of feeblemindedness. The club is planning to follow this discussion by a visit to the Apple Creek institution for the feeble-minded. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14, in 111 K. Membership is open to all students especially interested in psychology. Advisor to the club is. Dr. D. W. Pearce. * * * Alf Lovell, newly eleceed mayor of Kent will speak to the SOCIOLOGY club Wednesday at 7 p. m. in 202K on the problems of civic administration in a small city. Prior to the speech the new constitution will be brought up for approval and plans will be discussed for a joint meeting with Akron university sociologists.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
What Is College? To one great phrase-maker, college is the apprenticeship of life. To us, college means all this, and more, too. It means study and research, athletics and activities, community living and bullsessions, parties and performances, classes and examinations, grades and graduation. Add to these the thousand and one events of a college career, and yov» get the true answer to "What is College?" And to get a true picture of all phases of college Ij'e, readers of this paper get accurate local news in our own columns and "national college news in picture and paragraph" in our Collegiate Digest picture section. Follow Collegiate Digest's picture parade and complete local news regularly in this newspaper. Send your pictures of activities on our can-pus to: Collegiate Digest Section, Minneapolis, Minn. The Kent Stater
Blue Prints [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Blue Prints By Bob Kenyon NOTES from Secretary G-oldie Flush. Dear Mr. K. - - - Didja cast a gander at Jim Schlemmer's column in the Akron Beacon-Journal, Satiddy last? . . . Jay Littlepage gave Big Jim a bit of news - - - in fact it happened to be news to the administration and the coaches dep't too - - - Sportscribe Lincoln Hackim got mad, said they were "lies" and wrote a letter bucking Littiepage's - - - It's in the wind that Tex Littlepage is also writing a letter - - - but everything is loveydovey. The yah-yah boys dialin' 9-1 or 9-7 and having the telephone backcall ... a couple of the same dropped in to let you in on a secret - - - ssshh - - -the slots are back . . . was that what you meant when you said the present mayor has to pick peaches when peaches are ripe? \ Saw the fliklcer "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" - - - reminded me of something close to home - - - the smell, I mean . . . The tune "My Last Goodbye" set a record at the Hood - - - 'twas nickled 17 consecutive ti...
Art Gallery Display ... Griff Is Back [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 December 1939
Art Gallery Display ... Griff Is Back ABOVE is pictured two examples of the fine water colors, rated among the best in Ohio, which are now on exhibit in the art gallery on the second floor. IF YOU are pestered to near death by Christmas seal salesmen, and if every paper you pick up handles an item on seals, and your favorite radio program is called lOff for a Christmas seal broadcast, you can blame it all on Bob Seese, university student who has been placed in charge of the seal sale in Portage county. • * • GRIPED ABOUT the whole thing is Bob Wilson, above, business manager of the Chestnut Burr. After several notices posted through the Stater many students have still to return |their proofs of pictures taken for the Burr. "This is definitely the last week," Wilson stated. KENT WHEELER Kennan, instructor in piano and theory, came to Kent State university this fall after returning to the United States from Rome where he had been studying music for three years on a Prix de Rome award....