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TEAM TRAVELS TO PASADENA SATURDAY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
TEAM TRAVELS TO PASADENA SATURDAY Corsairs Trek To Crown City For Return Game With Pasadena Junior College Quintet; Bulldogs Favored Smarting under the 40 to 32 defeat handed them last Friday evening by the Pasadena J. C. five, the Corsair's are preparing to invade the victor's court for a return game Saturday night. Coach Mishler was pleased with the showing made by his team last week but feels there is still much room for improvement and will drill his men hard this week on defense, passing and shooting.' The Corsair first team looked good but the reserves show many weaknesses. The Corsairs are out to defeat Pasadena Saturday, but will be in for a hard evening, as the Bulldogs are being boomed as potential Western Division champions. They showed lots of power last Friday, and the Corsairs will have to be in top form to defeat them. Coach Baker has a full team of men over six feet in height, which makes the Corsairs look like midgets in comparison. But what the Corsairs lack in hei...
Compton, Menlo Battle To 6-6 Tie In Playoff [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
Compton, Menlo Battle To 6-6 Tie In Playoff Compton and Menlo Junior Colleges got together ih a little football game last Saturday, to decide who was the State Junior College champion, but the game ended in a 6-6 tie, with both teams satisfied. Compton threatened to score on four different occasions, but lacked the punch to put it over. The game was played before the largest crowd that ever saw a football game in Compton. Slagle scored for Compton with a jaunt around end, but McK.ee failed to convert. Captain Norgard broke loose in the third quarter to score standing up. Stringer's conversion failed.
Drake Appointed Coach [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
Drake Appointed Coach "Ducky" Drake, a brother of Santa Monica Junior College's star miler, George Drake,' has recently been appointed assistant track coach at U. C. L. A., by Harry Trotter, head track coach. Drake was captain of the 1926 track team at U. C. L. A., and also one of the best milers in the conference at that time. Dick Pommery, former Caltech hurdler, was the other assistant coach appointed.
TARGET PRACTICE ! SFOftT D4&T3 I [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
TARGET PRACTICE ! SFOftT D4&amp;T3 I "Junior College athletic events thus far have not had the support they deserve. Even the jaysee student body has been found wanting when rooting was needed. But revenge is sweet. Nonfollowers have missed some bangup contests." So says Frank Finch, sports editor of the Evening Outlook, in his column of comment —"Sport Shorts," Things are pretty bad . when a daily city newspaper comments on 'poor school spirit." But we've harped enough on that this year. An open letter to Santa Claus — Dear Santa: We know that times are hard and we shouldn't ask for too much, but, Santa, we have longed for this particular thing for years.. And it is spmething we can share with our friends, too. All we want is a new gymnasium, one with all the modern equipment that other schools have, including a basketball court with room for plenty of rooters. We hope that we are not asking for too much from you, but we've set our heart on this, and sincerely hope that you...
Pasadena J.C. Wins Over Corsair Five; Subs Given Chance [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
Pasadena J.C. Wins Over Corsair Five; Subs Given Chance It is said that time runs and runs. And so it did last Friday at the municipal auditorium while the Santa Monica Junior College basketball quintet was indulging in a practice session with the Bulldogs from Pasadena J. C. As a matter of fact, time went by very fast while the local subs were seeing action, and, as a result, Pasadena won, 40 to 32. Some substitute men saw action during the earlier part of the game and also at the beginning of the second half, chiefly, it seemed, to give Coaches Mishler and Dulin an ample opportunity to see what their men were capable of doing when pressed. Consequently the Bulldogs, by virtue of only fair playing, possessed an 18-to-17 lead at the end of the first half, and as the tilt wore on in the second half, the figures on the Pasadena'side of the scoreboard were gradually increasing, while Santa Monica's efforts were for naught. i The modification of the Corsairs'.lineup, however, was good t...
Hunters Get Quail, Rabbits [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
Hunters Get Quail, Rabbits Leading a party of hunters from the Junior College, Saturday morning, Harry Guida made camp at his Mission Ranch in Bouquet Canyon, some forty-five miles from Santa Monica. Accompanying Guida were Royal Delp, Roy Henderson and Alden Burkes. The hunt was'to be*for quail, originally, but the scarceness of the fowl necessitated the hunters to switch to rabbits. Guida reported the bagging of twenty quail and ten rabbits. After a quiet night spent at the Mission Ranch cabin, the party returned to Santa Monica.
J. C. Relay Carnival Slated February 21 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
J. C. Relay Carnival Slated February 21 Uniting in what they hope will be the first of a series of track relays in Southern California, the Southern California conference and the Southern California Junior College Association will meet in a relay carnival February 21, at Alumni Field, Claremont. The seven schools of the Western Division of the Junior College Association will compete along with Santa Monica, Riverside, Chaffey, Citrus, Pomona and San Bernardino, of the Eastern Division. With over twenty schools represented, this meet should be one of the largest of the coming track season. Three classes of competition are recognized: college competition; freshman competition, and junior college competition. Medals will be awarded for the first three places.
PRACTICE GAMES FOR XMAS HOLIDAYS GIVEN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 17 December 1930
PRACTICE GAMES FOR XMAS HOLIDAYS GIVEN The Corsairs have several practice games scheduled for the Christmas holidays. The first will be played with Ventura Junior College, and will be played at Ventura. The date is Tuesday, December 23, and the' game is scheduled to start at eight o'clock in the evening. Next the Corsairs take on the strong Brodie Club, composed of former Samohi greats. The Brodies boast a strong team, with Hal Forney and Loren Beckley playing the leading parts. The game with the Irish is scheduled for Saturday, December 27, at the municipal auditorium in Ocean Park, to start at 8:00 p. m. A return game with Ventura is scheduled for Saturday, January 3, to be played on the home court in the municipal auditorium at Ocean Park. Ventura possesses a fast-moving quintet, and both games should be close. Start the New Year right by turning out to th£ games. This game also starts at 8:00 p. m. HONOLULU, Dec. *l3—Chaffey J unior College of Ontario defeated Kamehameha High Sc...
NOMINATIONS CLOSE TOMORROW [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
NOMINATIONS CLOSE TOMORROW Petitions Circulating Through A. S. B. Dead Line Tomorrow Afternoon At 4; Aspirants Have Time To Take Petition Petitions circulating around school are rapidly being filled with the required number of signatures necessary to secure the nomination for prospective candidates. At the present time 7 candidates are endeavoring to secure the nominatisn for various offices. Arthur Redden and Bernard Rogers are two candidates who have filed their intention of running "'for A. S. B. president. At the present time Frank Watson is alone in his race for the vice-presidency. No candidates have signified their intention of running for Commissioner of Records at this time. Dorothy Murray is in the field again for Commissioner of Arts, with no competition at this date. Commissioner of Athletics and his duties are being sought after by George Drake. Stanley Fish may run for re-election as Commissioner pf Finance; there is no definite word at the present time. Dryden Bergero...
Year Book Will Rise In Price Next Semester [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
Year Book Will Rise In Price Next Semester Further work on "The Spindrift" will be carried on immediately, according to plans of the staff, who wish to get as much done as possible before examinations start. Considerable routine work is yet to be done in each department, and the heads of the various sections are working hard to get this done. The art department, which has what is perhaps the most exacting part of the year book, worked during vacation, and is now trying to get as much copy to the engravers as they can. The first of next week will usher in the beginning of the photographic work. At that time all the individual portraits it is possible to have taken before next semester will be handled by the photographer. A series of snapshot days will be sponsored quite soon, and all students are asked to get ready for these events. The sales campaign, which lagged considerably just prior to vacation, is to be renewed immediately, and it is expected that a better response will be rec...
Spring Semester Offers New Classes [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
Spring Semester Offers New Classes Many classes will be offered in February for the first time, according to Dr. Ralph H. Bush, director. Dating from this time, Santa Monica Junior College will be a full-fledged institution, having a complete two-year course of study. Among the classes that will be added are: Calculus; History of Geology; Survey of English Literature from Milton to the Present Day; Philosophy 11, History of Modern Philosophy; Applied Psychology; German IV, a continuation of scientific German; Spanish IV, and French IV, which will include a study of French literature. Santa Monica Junior College has grown by leaps and bounds. The year 1930 saw growth of approximately 75 percent in number of students, and an increase in number of subjects from 18 to 38.
Double Header on Program; Debaters Prepare for Feb. 5 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
Double Header on Program; Debaters Prepare for Feb. 5 The second conference debate will be contested on February 5, with the Los Angeles Junior College negative team, at Los Angeles, and with the Fullerton affirmative team, here at Santa Monica. The debate comes at a very early date this time, not allowing a great deal of time for ractice debates and the smoothing out of the speeches. But those who heard the members of the last team say that such speakers should be quite capable of gaining good material and making a good showing in such a short time. The subject, "Resolved, that American colleges and universities are justified in paying the actual college expenses of their athletes," will afford a very interesting debate* due to the talk of the presence of professional athletes in college* at the present time. The actual expenses are not exceeding one thousand dollars. Special attention is called to the fact that there will be a very important meeting of the debating squad Wednesday...
Tonsils Removed before Returning to Sessions [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
Tonsils Removed before Returning to Sessions Dr. Ralph Bush underwent an operation to have his tonsils removed shortly before returning to school. The operation ac counts for the loss of Dr. Bush's usual cheerful voice. It is fortunate the loss is only temporary. Students appreciate the fact that although Dr. Bush was ill he kept right on interviewing students about their next year's work.
ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
ELECTIONS A. S. B. officers will be elected Tuesday, January 13, from 11 to 3. The election is under th 3 supervision of the VV. A. A. Candidates are to be presented at an assembly held during the third period just before the polls open.
GANG RULE SAYS MOUSTACHES, GO [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
GANG RULE SAYS MOUSTACHES, GO According to latest reports, Ted Gross has hurled defiance in the teeth of the S. M. J. C. ''barbers' association." At 12 noon today he still bor'e the manly herbage on his upper lip. At that same hour, however, the barber-in-chief was seen whetting his blade. The association's slogan is, " Not a Jayseeite shall wear one." The blade is reputed to be the same used by Kenneth Darby last year, when he sought to emulate the co-eds by taking care of his facial toilette during class time. George Arnold, Fred Tsheppe and Robert Bentley lost several weeks of hard labor devoted to cultivating premature manhood when one of the gym classes overpowered them and removed one side of their moustaches witlwan old razor found in the gym, which, it is reported, was used to sharper? pencils in the mechanical drawing class last year. Leaders of the anti-handball-moustaches (two on a side), report Andrews and Gross now on the spot. Thalen lost half of his moustache somewher...
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
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. COULSOH Faculty Adviser Departmental Writers Margaret Johnson Litetary Alice Willers ) Dorothy Murray Calendar Lucille Williams (• Clubs Steve Robinson Bud Henn ) Hubwt Saunders Ruth Hunt | c • . Eric Moore _ N Adele Winn J oc,e * Myrtle Fletcher ' 1 ews Roy Henderson, Gus Vignolle / c Frank Watson Helen Stelzriede, Ray Davis J f or 51 Charles Moore Art Redden Comment HUBERT SAUNDERS Editor this weeic -I I.J Li .it II mil MEMBER OF PRE 5 s' A'sftcfATlON
Junior Colleges [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1931
Junior Colleges It has been reported that some of our time-honored universities have been hitting the junior colleges, apparently ridiculing the idea of them rather than making any specific charges against particular institutions, if sources of information are reliable. Just why this should be done it is difficult to say, for the benefits to be derived from such colleges are manifold, and the institution of them should be lauded rather than criticized. justified. The growing need was the increased enrollment in colleges which made it impossible for the olde'r, full-fledged colleges to handle those who wished to matriculate. As is usual in such cases, the standards of entrance were gradually raised until it was only possible for the very best students or those who were lucky (which covers a multitude of sins) to continue their educational work to a degree. But ther,e are other benefits which the junior college gives. To those who cannot afford to go to far-off places, the opportunity...