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They're in a Dancing Mood [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
They're in a Dancing Mood All full of Christmas spirit and stuff are corr mittee members of the Tri-Sigs and Delts making plans for their winter formals to be held this weekend. Reading from left to right are, back row, .Ed Boyle, Roger Wicks, and Jack Bammerlin. Fro it row., left to right, Peg Carper, Betty Bowles, Elaine Lattin, and Betty Ruggles.
City To Hear Carol Sing [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
City To Hear Carol Sing Kent will \ resound with Christmas carols Sunday evening when university students will gather in the atrium and then pioceed to serenade the faculty and shut-ins. For the first ti&amp;ie in the university's history, all the campus organizations will join together to go carolling, ' although individual groups have gone out in previous years the week before Christmas. Students will assemble in the atrium around the Christmas tree Sunday at 7 p. m. from where a police escort will guide them across town to the home of Dr. and Mrs. K. C. Leebrick. By splitting the students into seven groups, at this point, all homes of faculty and shutins will be visited. In charge of arrangements are the presidents of the organizations which include: Peg Suppes, Women's league; Richard Firth, Men's union; Virginia Andes, YWCA; Paul Gloss, YMCA; John Maurer, Newman club and Charles Cooley, Wesley foundaiton.
Former Governor Speaks at Kent [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Former Governor Speaks at Kent Suggesting the establishment of athletic relations between Kent State university and Hawaii university, Laurence Judd, former governor of Hawaii, outlined the history and geography in the island Utopia to more than 100 Kent students in the training school auditorium yesterday afternoon. Socialized medicine, highest agricultural wages for workers, competent athletic instruction, a million tons of sugar every year, and 85 per cent of the world's supply of pineapple come from this little island, approximately the size of Connecticut, where an eighth of the regular army of the United States U&gt; stationed were a few of the topics that Judd discussed in the special assembly.
Into the Spirit [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Into the Spirit gUNDAY night the Men's union and Women's league are sponsoring an all-university carol sing. Students at school often miss the spirit of Christmas and the excitement that leads to this happy holiday season. We do not realize it is so near. The dining rooms have been decorated in the Yuletide spirit and a beautifully decorated tjree in Moulton hall reminds those in the dormitories that Christmas is at hand. The tree in the Atrium has in the past brought the season closer to university students. The carol sing is another opportunity for students to get into the spirit of Christmas. It is also a grand chance for students to get acquainted and really enjoy a good "old-fash-ioned" carol sing.—CP * —K—
Student Assemblies [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Student Assemblies has been called to the managment of student assemblies. It has been brought out that the student in charge of the program should speak loud enough to be heard and should have the poise and ability to command attention. This suggestion is not meant to be destructive. Such a master of ceremonies would make the assemblies more interesting. Sometimes an emergency arises, and a student must take over without much preparation. But as a general rule a student can be selected who can study the type of program and then make his message conform to it. It might be advisable for the speech department to give its members valuable experience by conducting these assemblies.—CP —K—
Be a Gracious Host [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Be a Gracious Host JgVERY game official expects a certain amount of disagreement from the crowd. He v is sort of "between it." He cannot please both sides at all times, for his close decisions must always be for one,group and against the other. It might be well for some of the over-en-thusiastic students to remember this as they lustily "boo" the officials at a basketball game. This conduct breeds ill-will and is poor hospitality. If we want to be known for our school spirit we shouold be gracious hosts to a visiting team and the officials.—CP —K— Would it be possible to have salt put on the wooden steps leading from Engleman hall to the Lowry dining hall? If winter stays, these steps will present a hazard for they slant downward and are slippery when wet.
Letters to the Editor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Letters to the Editor Dear Editor: The following is to be no derogation to any party living or dead, just the views of a Kent boy who is merely a lowly freshman. Having lived in Kent for 14 years, gone to the university training school, and now a college boy in the ranks of the freshmen, I should know a little about Kent State university. I remember many tilings that have happened in previous years on the campus, such as the time they managed to elect a dog to be one of the queens, when Akron came to Kent and painted the sidewalks, why! I even remember when the now famous Hostettler was a then lowly manager of our basketball team at the training school. But the most I remember being talked about was crooked politics on the campus, and that is something I would like to talk over in this letter to my fellow freshmen. Dues Question Debated In our class meeting last . Friday a motion was put forth to have freshman dues. The dues being $1 for each freshman. When the motion came to a disc...
Kent Karousal [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Kent Karousal Dear Santa: WE college people are supposed to think that you are nothing more than a classic myth, but that is not the case at all. We believe very much in you and your tremendous powers, as this letter will prove. It has on the whole, been a good year, none the less, there are a few things around here which we would like to have delivered, no later than Christmas Eve. Just dig down into that spacious grab-bag of yours, and see what you can do for us. ♦ * • First and foremost in our hearts always is the devoted faculty, for without their guidance we certainly should all end up in the gutter. For these disciples, nay, these exponents of higher learning, we should like you to bring the following tokens of our appreciation. • * * To Don Starn, our football mentor A few plays, besides "thru center" We got a squad, ain't that cozy? But our season's far from "rosy." For Dr. Beal, a noted scholar i To whom we'd give our bottom dollar The first Shakespeare, yes, the best So sh...
Mistletoe and Saint Nick Hold Sway this Weekend [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Mistletoe and Saint Nick Hold Sway this Weekend Tri-Sigs and Delts Entertain Pledges, Actives and Guests With Dances at Akron Clubs A stuffed Santa Claus, white Christmas trees, balloons, and plenty of mistletoe will greet weekend dancers when they attend the Sigma Sigma Sigma and Delta Phi Sigma dances. Friday night the Tri-Sigs will dance from 9 to 1 a. m. at the Men's City club in Akron. Music will be supplied by Kyle Smith and his orchestra. Chaperones for the affair will include: Mrs. Paul Geiger, Registrar and 3 Mrs. E. C. Stopher, Miss Mona Fletcher, and Miss Carrie Hines. Elaine Lattin, the social chairman is seeing to it that the red and white decorations include a stuffed St. Nick. Programs will be in the form of miniature wooden Santas. On the following night at the Masonic Temple in Akron, Bill Linsen will have charge of the Delt fraternity dance. Alf Bottomley's orchestra will play for dancers. The receiving line will include: Prof, and Mrs. E. Turner Stump, Mr. and Mrs...
Theatre Presents Friml's ‘Firefly’ [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Theatre Presents Friml's ‘Firefly’ "The Firefly," Rudolph Friml's musical comedy will be presented by the University theatre as the third major production of the season March 13 and 14. The production will be directed by G. Harry Wright, associate professor in the department of speech. Bruce C. Handley of the music department will direct the musical portion of the production and John Farinacci, a member of the faculty at the Training school will direct the orchestra. Tryouts for the production, open to all students whose grades are in order, will be held today from 2 to 5:30 p. m. in the university auditorium. Those who can sing or play a musical instrument are particularly urged to attend.
Gifts at Wesley Party To be Sent to Poor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Gifts at Wesley Party To be Sent to Poor The Wesley foundation will have a Christmas party Friday at 7:30 p. m. at the Methodist church. Each person is asked to bring a 10 cent gift with him which will be given to poor children at a party to be held for them at the-church next Wednesday. In charge of the program are: Ray Deming, Ernestine Baumgardner, Art Kirkland, and Mary Offenhauer.
YWCA Will Give Party for Blind [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
YWCA Will Give Party for Blind A Christmas party for the blind of Portage county will be given Saturday from 4 to 6 in Moulton hall by the YWCA and the Psychology club. There will be a Christmas tree hung with popcorn balls and candy canes and personal gifts for all the blind. Plans for a program in which Betty Jane Leadenham and Virginia Andes will give readings, are being completed. The blind are also preparing a program. Everyone will sing familiar songs around the tree. Charlotte Volk, president of Psychology club, and Virginia Andes, president of YWCA are making arrangements.. Phyllis Hull has charge of refreshments and Mary Offenhauer, social service chairman has charge of the party.
Russell, La Fe Chairman As Club Reorganizes [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Russell, La Fe Chairman As Club Reorganizes La Fe club, for unaffiliate , women on the campus met this* week to discuss reorganization plans. The new advisor is Mrs. Charles F. Clark. Temporary officers include Doris Russell, chairman ; Mary Ann Seeholtz, secretary; Anne Prosen, and Marjorie Fankhouser, publicity; and Norma Bartholomew and Anna Stadtler, membership. A Christmas party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the home of Mrs. Clark, 322 Clark avenue, from 8:30 to 10:30 p. m. and will feature a gift exchange. All unaffiliated girls are invited to attend.
Moulton Plans Pajama Party [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
Moulton Plans Pajama Party Planning a Christmas pajama party at Moulton hall, are Loreen Smith, Beatrice Wright, and Beatrice Sliurtleff. The party is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 20 and will be held in the Moulton hall lounge. Christmas season decorations at the hall are in charge of Cornelia Kuckenbacker, Lois Youtzy, Frances Haley, and Olga Hazlinsky.
clubs ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 15 December 1939
clubs ... POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB . . . recently adopted the name "Mace and Gavel." Constitution committee has been appointed, consisting of Ed Zink, chairman, Bob Cook, Bob Stockdale, Fred Prasse and Bill Dowdy. Meetings wil be held regularly on Tuesdays. NEWMAN CLUB ... has extended its membership drive until next Sunday, Dec. 17. Last Sunday's meeting was postponed. PSYCHOLOGY CLUB . . . youngest official club on the campus by virtue of recent action of Student council, Jane Higgins, club vice president was named representative to central committee of 3lubs. Dr. D. W. Pearce is the faculty advisor.