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Do You Know That— [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Do You Know That— If it wasn't for his horse, the Prince of Wales would be comparatively unknown as news copy in American newspapers. Dr. Bradford's psychology I class spent its entire hour, Monday, gazing into each other's eyes. The results were remarkable. The editor-t&gt;f his sheet had two calendar birthdays in 1929. Mr. Wallbank routed an uninvited second-story man during Christmas vacation. It is claimed that the caller was not Saint Nick. More issues of the Samojac have appeared this semester than the combined issues of the two preceding semesters.
EXAMINATION SCHEDULE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
EXAMINATION SCHEDULE The following schedule is reprinted from last week's issue, by request, with certain corrections, chiefly regarding German II and German 111 examinations. —ECITOR. SUBJECT PERIOD RECITES TIME OF EXAMINATION ROOM NO. TEACHER IN CHARGE English I 1 8:00-11:00, Mon., Jan. 19 12 Sandmeyer English I 2 8:00-11:00, Mon., Jan. 19 13 Kepner English I 4 8:00-11:00, Mon., Jan. 19 14 Wallbank English I 5 8:00-11:00 Mon., Jan. 19 IS Coulson English II 6 8:00-11:00, Thurs., Jan. 22 12 Coulson English 111 3 1:00-4:00, Mon., Jan. 19 12 Coulson Math. I 2 8:00-11:00, Thurs., Jan. 22 15 Stromer Math. I 5 8:00-11:00, Thurs., Jan. 22 14 Osterholt Math. VII 3 8:00-11:00, Fri., Jan. 23 12 Osterholt Chemistry A 3-4 8:00-11:00, Tues., Jan. 20 12 Dulin Chemistry A 6-7 8:00-11:00, Tues., Jan. 20 12 Dulin Chemistry I 1-2 8:00-11:00, Tues., Jan. 20 13 Wallbank Botany I 3-4 8:00-11:00, Tues., Jan. 20 54 Bauer Zoology I 1-2 8:00-11:00, Tues., Jan. 20 14 Osterholt Zoology I 6-7 8:00-11:00, Tues...
Edwin R. Coulson's Evening Class Opens [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Edwin R. Coulson's Evening Class Opens "A very promising turnout," was E. R. Coulson's description of the group that signed up for his evening school class in modern literature. When the preliminaries of registration had been taken care of, Mr. Coulson began the regular work of the course with a dissertation on Eugene O'Neil's shorter plays, particularly those of the "sea group."
Alfred Benshimol Will Address Civic Group [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Alfred Benshimol Will Address Civic Group Mr. Alfred Benshimol, principal of the Belmont High School, will address the Parent-Teachers Association of the Santa Monica High School this evening. The lecture, to begin at 8 o'clock, will deal with "The American Language." During the evening music will be furnished by the Waltz Trio. After the address a social hour will be featured, with sophomore mothers as hostesses. Members of the Junior College faculty have been cordially invited to attend. Town Belle: Oh, aren't those stockings lovely. I want a pair of them to wear to the ball tonight.. Clerk (absent-mindedly): Will that be all?
Psychologists Perform Interesting Experiment [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Psychologists Perform Interesting Experiment Interesting experiments in criminal psychology and other tests have been carried on for the past week by Dr. Bradford's psychology I class. Dr. Bradford demonstrated, by a word reaction test, how a criminal who refuses to admit his guilt may be forced to demonstrate that he is either the guilty party or was a party to the crime. This is done by requiring the suspect to write down the words that come to his mind when others are called out: for instance, if the word given is "table," the word that is most likely to suggest itself is "chair." The time for each reaction is taken with a stop watch. Words which have a definite bearing on the crime when presented cause a delayed response —the criminal is presented with the problem of giving himself directly or substituting another word. If he takes the latter recourse, his guilt is demonstrated by the delay. Other tests have chiefly been concerned with the reaction of the eve to color.
Cosmopolitan Club Hears Kirby Page [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Cosmopolitan Club Hears Kirby Page The Cosmopolitan Club of the Santa Monica Junior College visited the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles last Wednesday evening after an invitation from the President of the Cosmopolitan Club at U. C. L. A. A speech was delivered by Mr. Kirby Page, editor of The World Tomorrow, on the subject, "Youth and the World Today." The thesis of Mr. Page's speech centered upon two dominant struggles in the world today, that between Nationalism and Imperialism, and that between Capitalism and Communism, represented respectively by Mr. Gandhi of India and Mr. Togao of Japan. Besides being very interesting and educational, the speech contained many features which were tangible to the purposes of the Cosmopolitan Club and was thus very appropriate for the evening. Harp selections by Miss Dorothy Hole were also featured.
Prospects Bright For A. S. B. Growth [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Prospects Bright For A. S. B. Growth Prospects for a larger student body for this coming semester are bright, with the report coming from the administration office that a number of new students have already enrolled here and signed up for classes. The number who have registered at present is not known, although Dr. Bush signified with his thumb and forefinger that he had a stack of registration cards about an inch thick which have been filled out by new students for the coming semester. The football men of the Chaffey J. C. were not excused from their classes during their sea-voyage to the islands. From eight o'clock to twelve the boys gathered in a large room to study under the supervision of Mr. Hall, faculty adviser who accompanied the team. —Thrasher.
FIRST HOME CONFERENCE GAME TONIGHT, 8:30 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
FIRST HOME CONFERENCE GAME TONIGHT, 8:30 Team Plays Host To Pomona In Second Conference Clash Tonight; Travel To Riverside Saturday For Third Game A fighting Corsair basketball quintet, intent to avenge itself of the Saturday's defeat by San Berdoo, will engage in the second conference game of the season when it meets Pomona J. C. at 8:30 tonight in the municipal auditorium. With blood in their eyes and fight in their hearts, the Corsairs are out to win. Coach Mishler's men are rapidly showing improvement after each workout,' and will be in the pink of condition for today's tiff with the Pomonans. Although not much is known of the visitors, it is presumed that tough and hardfought battle will be visible when the two teams lock horns tonight. The lineup used in the San Bernardino fracas was: Athey and Stevenson at forwards; O'Rourke at center, and Hickman and Zendell at guards. This quintet worked favorably, and it is very probable that, it will start against the Pomona five. However...
FINALS TEMPORARILY HALT TRACK PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
FINALS TEMPORARILY HALT TRACK PRACTICE Facing a temporary delay on account of final examinations, Santa Monica Junior College track men are marking time until exams are over. Coach Osterholt is optimistic concerning the chances of his cinder path artists, despite the lack of sufficient material to work with. Osterholt would like a larger squad than he had last year, as the competition to be met this year will be of the best. The team is handicapped for weight-men and a search is being made for someone to hold down the shot put and discus jobs on the S. M. J. C. track squad. Gil Rankin and Bill White, of Samohi fame, are expected to report soon, and with the addition of Captain Harry Wills, Larry Magee and Art Redden, the squad should begin to look something like a team. The first meet is scheduled for February 21, when the Corsair tracksters travel to Claremont to take part in a relay carnival.
TARGET PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
TARGET PRACTICE We haven't quite recovered from the shock of seeing our Corsairs go down to defeat at San Bernardino Saturday. Which goes to show how easy it is to become over-confident. We must admit we thought the Corsair hoopsters invincible, but that wild dream was rudely shattered Saturday. Over-confidence was plainly visible during the first half of the Berdoo game. What a jolt it was to see those pesky Indians sink shot after shot —some of which seemed positively uncanny. The Corsairs partially redeemed themselves during the final frame by outscoring and out-fighting the Berdoo quintet, but oh, the nightmare of that first half! We believe we express the sentiments of the squad when we say those scalping Indians from Berdoo had better watch their own scalps. The Corsairs are sharpening their battle axes for February 4, when San Bernardino invades Santa Monica for a return game—and what a game it should be, with the team just aching for revenge. But let us forget San Bernardino...
Lead In First Half Proves Downfall Of Corsair Team [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Lead In First Half Proves Downfall Of Corsair Team With the score 24 to 8 against them at the half, the Santa Monica Junior College basketball team came back strong in the second period to score 17 points, meanwhile holding the San Bernardino five to 6 points. But the tremendous first-half lead of the Indians was too much to overcome, and the Corsairs went down to a glorious defeat, with only six points separating them from victory. The local team played listless basketball during the first half, teamwork being especially conspicuous by its absence. The Corsairs were plainly handicapped by the largeness of the Indians' court, and could not seem to get going. The Berdoo forwards swarmed all over the Corsair guards, sinking shot after shot. The invaders could not seem to solve the Indians' offense during the first half, but successfully bottled up the San Berdoo team during the final period. Team Overconfident Coach Floyd Mishler took out whatever overconfidence there miglft have been...
INGRAM PICKED AS CAL. COACH, RUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
INGRAM PICKED AS CAL. COACH, RUMOR ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan. 12 William A. Ingram, football coach at the Naval Academy for the last five years, is leaving Annapolis to coach elsewhere, presumably at the University of California. Captain Henry C. Cooke, director of athletics, announced that "Navy Bill" had resigned by telegram and said details must come from Ingram, now at his home in Jeffersonville, Ind.
INITIAL SPREAD HAILED SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
INITIAL SPREAD HAILED SUCCESS At the first spread in its history, the W. A. A. awarded thirty-five letters to as many women for participation in either swimming, tennis, clogging, horseback riding, or basketball, and having attended seventy-five percent of the practices. The managers are respectively: Lea Stanley, Arline Mcßride, Thelma Fletcher, Janice Relgard and Joy Rutherford. The women receiving letters are: tennis —Marjorie Burtle, Mary Jane Burtle, Jane Winn, Rae Booth, Eleanor Crill, Virginia Moore, Beulah Hart, Elizabeth Maries and Arline Mcßride; swimming—Henrietta Newman, Mildred Hudson, Annete Zethereaus, Louise Hadley and Helen Stelzriede; horseback riding—Janice Belgard, Ruth Hunt and Adele Winn; in clogging— Thelma Fletcher, Belle Waltz, Roxine Waltz, Lois Bennet, Alice Magee, Susan Fisher, Frances Hudson, Roma Michel, Antoinette Bioccina, Mildred McCance and Imilda Arom; in basketball —Inez O'Conner, Margaret Darusmont, Evelyn Clemens, Laura Das, Helen Stelzriede, Th...
Samohi Plays Inglewood [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 14 January 1931
Samohi Plays Inglewood The High School basketball team plays Inglewood in a league game this afternoon. The Vikings were victorious in their first league encounter, sinking the Redondo quintet by a large score. Inglewood boasts a strong team this year, and is heavily favored over the Vikings, despite Samohi's win over Redondo. The game is scheduled for the Sentinel gym at 3:30 this afternoon.
J. C. ENROLLMENT APPROACHES 400 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 28 January 1931
J. C. ENROLLMENT APPROACHES 400 Enormous Increase Presents Difficult Problems to Board As an indication of the tremendous growth of the Junior College there are, according to Dr. Bush, 377 students now registered for the present term. Of these 353 attended Monday classes. Twenty more are expected to enroll before registration closes. A great many applicants have been turned down because the classes they required had been closed. The attendance has increased more than 300 percent since the first term. Enormous increase of High School and Junior College enrollments has presented to the local board of education a difficult problem to meet. Students Transfer During the term just completed there have been a number of transfers to universities and other junior colleges. Evelyn Miller is studying at San Jose State Teachers' College, Bill Walters at Stanford, Tyrus Moorhous at Citrus Junior College, and William Harper and Katherine Myers at U. C. L. A. These students are doing undergraduate...
Three New Faculty Members Constitute Welcome Addition [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 28 January 1931
Three New Faculty Members Constitute Welcome Addition Santa Monica Juniof College welcomes the addition of three new members to our faculty. The increase in our enrollment this semester has made this necessary. Mrs. Marguerite T. Dodd, who has charge of classes in French I and IV and Spanish I, is a graduate of Columbia University, taking her graduate work at U. S. C. Mrs. Dodd has traveled around the world. Mr. Charles E. Stickle, a professor of English in the High School is teaching economics I and citizenship this semester in the Junior College. He received his A. B. degree at Northwestern, and later his M. A. at U. S. C. He has had a wide experience in sociological work in Europe. It is interesting to note that he traveled throughout Europe on a bicycle.' Mr. Donald W. Larwood, also a professor in the High School, will teach mathematics I. He received a B. S. degree at Oregon State, and his M. A. at U. S. C. He spent a number of years as a construction engineer.
FINAL GRADES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 28 January 1931
FINAL GRADES The last word from the office indicates that the overly curious students who wish to know their final grades will soon be enlightened. As soon as certain clerical work is completed in the office, grades will be mailed to students. Perhaps it would be well for some recipients to guard the mailbox rather clqpely unless they wish to have' the familv share the news.