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EAGLE'S EYE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
EAGLES EYE The fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom . —Proverbs . Common sense is the most uncommon . sense in existence . Anyone who says that he knows all about any subject is either a fool or a liar . A fool needs confinement and a liar is not to be trusted . —Mathematics Department . Hades is too good for the chronic grouch or habitual complainer _, because I here he might be happy , for he could complain about everything . —Mathematics Department . F . very man is a volume , if you know linw to read him . —Channing . When a bit of sunshine hits ye , After passing of a cloud , . When a fit of laughter gits ye And ye re spine is feelin proud , Don t forget to up and fling it At a soul that s feelin blue , For the minit that ye sling 1 it It s a boomerang to you . —&lt; Thc Boomerang , By Oapt . Jack Crawford . The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes , but in liking what one has to do . —James M . Barrie . VIEWS ON INTERVIEWING . The Interview is the ...
THE AMERICAN EAGLE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every three weeks by the Students of the College of Liheral Arts of the American University . Washington , D . C . Suhscription Price : Two Dollars a Year . Staff Editor-in-Chief • • • \ . Hu ? h J _^ j 5 _!* 1 _ &lt; Associate Editor Pauline A . Frederick Business Manager Rohmd Rice Assistant Business Manager Courtney Hayward Contributors to this tame Helen Roher Fred Reynolds Sarah Roher Ruth Rinkel _. Margaret Sikes Howard Rash # / : _i- |[| _p AileenVivash Courtney Hayward % i v _|&gt; Roland Parrish Martha Bricker fe M _? Dorothy Moore Dorothea Mehnng _mBJjgfflJF _^ Catherine Edwards Dorothy Wadleigh _KSKk , Mr . McClay Louis Young _WJm _^ _Z Helen McCloud Charles Tammany _K _, r Mary Campbell Irene Dezendorf ¦ HPi | _y- -W . Willis Delaplain Florence Lyman BH _^^ _jNTote : The regular staff will be appointed for the next issue .
IN WHICH I SPECULATE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
IN WHICH I SPECULATE The most important feature of the historic chair in chape ) is the inscription carved near the top , Unite the two so long disjoined , knowledge and vital piety . There could be no better motive for a university nor a higher purpo _ se for her students than to glean equal portions of morality and intelligence and to unite them into wisdom . Probably the best example of this union is found in the life of Abraham Lincoln as described by Philips Brooks in his memorial sermon delivered upon that solemn Sunday in Philadelphia when Mr . Lincoln s body lay in state in Independence Hall . Mr . Brooks said , In him was vindicated the greatness of real goodness and the goodness of real greatness ? ? * . There are men as good as he but they do foolish things ; there are men as intelligent as he but they do bad things . In him goodness and intelligence combined and made their best result of wisdom . History contains many pathetic examples of intellectual giants whose works ...
THE GOSLIN'S LAMENT [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
THE GOSLINS LAMENT Quack ! Quack ! —or what kind of a noise does a gosling make ? Well , anyway , that s the way we Freshmen feel about the matter . Why they ever chose such a name for Freshmen , thus making the upper classmen the fug geese in their relation to us , i&amp; * not known . But then it was probably raining when Freshmen Rules were made , for goslings or geese are not afraid of water . But why lament a name when shoes are at stake ? With walking to the farthest door in Hurst Hall every time we want to enter or leave the building we have worn out considerable pairs of shoes . Pa says to send the bill to the Big Gooses —I mean the Upper Classmen . But what s the use of quacking ? Thcj re as near broke as the Freshmen with all this book buying . The Big Goose was heard to remark that the next time exits were clrmjred the goslings would he compelled to use the second floor front . The goslings don t quite understand the method back of this madness . But perhaps it s ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
justice was formed , presided over by the Royal Gander and his flock , or , as some would call it , an Eaglet court with Old Baldy presiding . In either case ( A rose is just as sweet by another name ) Courty Hayward occupies the top perch and is surrounded by Dot Mehring , from the seniors ; Art Gerth , from the juniors ; and Colie Christie and Aileen Vivath from the sophomores . And it might be added that the court is rapidly coming into its own and is functioning with efficiency . The nature and manner of the executive power of this court is something for the freshmen to find out .
FACULTY AT WORK AND PLAY Some Tour Europe ; Others Write Books [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
FACULTY AT WORK AND PLAY Some Tour Europe ; Others Write Books Faculty vacations ! And with such a variety of destinations and experiences I Despite the fact that our faculty folk have acquired a new and varied fund of knowledge , from which they hope we will gain some profit , they are withal a very human lot . Dr . Collier visited a scene of interest , but couldnt spell its name . Dr . Shenton , according to his own report , did everybody on his vacation . You see , ethically , Dr . Shenton has improved very little . Chancellor and Mrs . Clark motored through Virginia and the Carolinas during the latter part of June and early July . They followed the Shenandoah Trail and returned by way of Richmond . We are wondering if they found the sunny southland more pleasant in summer than the Capitol City , where the mercury told the tale of 104 degrees in the shade . Our dean , with his family , motored to Northfield , Minnesota , shortly after A . U . Commencement to attend the Carleton C...
DR . ROBERTSON SPEAKS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
DR . ROBERTSON SPEAKS ( Continued from First Page ) Freshmen s expectations based on college fiction , dwelt upon the inevitable disillusionment of the new man . He discovers that his college is not Yale or Amherst or Harvard and he makes up his mind that what his new institution needs is college spirit , college tradition . Traditions , the speaker said , cannot be transplanted . What traditions should a young college foster ? The speaker expressed the hope that American University would always cherish its youth as a tradition , the freshman s attitude toward his college experience , an eagerness to meet the challenge uf a new situation , the spirit of wonder and romance . He declared also that a young college must have some way of life , some form of government , if only a working hypothesis . Out of the experience of early years at the University of Chicago , he advised that a tradition of courtesy be established—courtesy of men toward women students and not mere codes , courtesy...
A . U . BEATS EMERSON [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
A . U . BEATS EMERSON ( Continued from First Page ) stone tore through left tackle , after £ l &lt; mg march down the field by our backs Sawyer furnished the big thrill of th ( afternoon when he snatched an Emerson pass from a group of opponents and dashed sixty yards through the entire team for a touchdown . The substitutes thai Coach Springston sent in toward the close were steadily driving to another score when the whistle ended the game . Those that remember last year s 12-C defeat at the hands of Emerson feel that we are soundly revenged in this one-sided victory . Our entire team played with plenty of pep and steam , something that was missing last year . The backfield showed that it is going to trouble all our opponents , and the line with a little more drilling will round into tip-top shape . Captain Birthright played a beautiful ? ame at left half , bringing the students to their feet time and again with his sensational running back of punts and his dashes around en...
STUDENTS MOVE CIVILIZATION College Theories Put In Practice [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
STUDENTS MOVE CIVILIZATION College Theories Put In Practice In the midst of the general clamor that arose as each bus of old students arrived on the campus , one inquiry was heard most often . In the words of one of our famous Southerners What did you-all do this summer ? 1 —And oh , the number and variety of replies . Doctor Snyder and Chew Ltan Chan were ambitious enough to continue the winter s work at the summer session of Johns Hopkins University . Jake also called on all of his Ladies Aiders and conducted revival meetings , while Chew Lian visited in Maryland , Pennsylvania , and New Jersey , as her postcard correspondence testified . Publicity work for American University was Roland Rice s summer occupation , and the number of students he registered for A . U . proves the success of his work . William Warner stopped farming in Virginia long enough to spend some three weeks at Mountain Lake Park , Maryland , inducing the pretty girls of the Pittsburgh and Baltimore Epworth Lea...
A . U . HISTORIC TREASURES [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
A . U . HISTORIC TREASURES The American University possesses an unusual wealth in antique treasures of priceless value . In the various buildings on the campus are found a number of antique objects of great historical interest . In each issue of the Eagle under this column , one of these rare treasures will be brought to view . THE WESLEY CHAIR . In Hurst Hall of History and in use on the platform of the Chapel rests the historic Wesley Chair . This treasure was presented to the Second Ecumenical Conference of the Methodist Church held in Washington in October , 1891 . The chair was presented by William Newburn , of Wykeham Park Banbury , on behalf of the Methodists of England , with the condition that after the Conference it be used as the President s Chair of the American University . This treasure , around which is woven a net of interesting history , was made in 1890 , from the timbers of Wesley Chapel , City Road , London . Massive and highly carved , its chief points of attrac...
CHANCELLOR HOLDS FACULTIES RECEPTION [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
CHANCELLOR HOLDS FACULTIES RECEPTION The delightful atmosphere and the distinguished company made Chancellor and Mrs . Clark s reception to the Faculty a most fitting event for the opening of the social season of the college year . The new faculty members went welcomed fcgr Dr . Clark , _wfeo , in a Hurt •* - toss , made _Ot neiroawm * _# at fe * 5 _Suthmet _expediences and anecdotes weVe exchanged and informal talks were given by Dr . Collier , Dr . Hutchins and Dr . Kinsman , who were abroad . Dr . Devine , Dean of the Graduate School , in a brief talk , expressed his hopes and desires for a better-than-ever American University . It was indeed an amiable company who enjoyed the evening s entertainment , and we hear that even Faculty folks enjoy dainty refreshments ! On Monday night the Young People s Department of the Baltimore Branch of the Women s Foreign Missionary Society held their annual banquet in the college dining hall . The affair was regarded as a great success and the ...
COLLEGE ORCHESTRA IS FORMED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
COLLEGE ORCHESTRA IS FORMED The college orchestra held its second practice last Monday night . The orchestra is now composed of four violinists , Bill Warner , Garth Beaver , Hilda Bull , and Charlie McDowell , Irene Defenderf as saxophonist , and Mr . Wierer as cornetist . Other instruments have been promised and with the hopes of the members to get some more bass instrument ! we shall soon have a . real orchestra . R . Deane Shure _, instructor in music , will present a concert at the Women s Residence Hall next Saturday night , appearing himself with the solo quartet from the Mount Vernon Place M . E Church , South . Dr . Shure will also bring a double quartet out on the evening of October 17 for the Vesper service . A real treat is in store for everyone at these two gatherings .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
Coeducational—Chartered 1893 Pint Semester Begins September 21 , 1926 Lucius C . Clark , D . D ., Chancellor COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues Four-year course leading to A . B . degree . Campus of 90 acres . Fine buildings . Faculty of well-trained and experienced teachers . Students from 23 states . Write for catalog to Dean G . B . Woods , Room 10 Hurst Hall , American University Campus , Washington , D . C . SCHOOL OF THE POLITICAL SCIENCES 1807 F Street N . W . Undergraduate course leading to Degree of Bachelor of Political Science . Two years of college work ( 60 hours ) required for admission . Courses offered in departments of government , history , diplomacy , economics , and foreign trade . GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 1801 F Street N . W . Graduate courses leading to the Degrees of Master of Arts , Master of Political Science , and Ductor of Philosophv .
FACULTY VACATIONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
FACULTY VACATIONS ( Continued from First Page ) The month of July Dr . Bentley spent at Lake George assisting President White in group conferences of college professors and university presidents and deans . During August he lectured in New Hampshire and Montreal . He , with his family , motored over the White and Green Mountain district and through the province of Quebec , returning to Washington by way of the Catskills . Dr . James opened the summer s activities by making a Commencement address at the girl s high school at Tome Institute , Port Deposit , Md . He was later elected delegate to the Worlds Congress on Narcotic Education that convened at the Belleview-Stratford Hotel in New York On July the 14 th he made an address hi Philadelphia that has since been published . With his family , he spent some time in the Blue Ridge Mountains , the Shenandoah Valley , and other points . What of the psycho-analysis classes on the Atlantic City Roardwalk _, Dr . James ? Dr . Hutchins spen...
FRESHMEN WARNED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
FRESHMEN WARNED VESPERS _ RESUMED Dean Brown Leads First Sunday Evening Service ( Continued from First _Page _\ constructive work for the college , and al the same time free themselves ot one or more of the Freshman rules . Although the dates shown below are only tcnta tive , they will be considered official until further notice . All of the following contests are Freshmen vs . Sophomores : For full explanation of this schedule refer to Freshmen Rule No , 23 . CREDITS Inter-class football , Nov . 20 10 Tug of war , Apr . 21 10 Basketball , Feb . 18 10 Color hunt , Oct . 38 10 Baseball , May 4 10 Girls basketball , Feb . 24 10 Girls baseball , May 10 10 All-College party 10 Compliance with Gosling Rules to be judged by Gosling Court at time of Easter vacation 10 Cleaning up around Amphitheater after completion of the Gym 10 Frosh-Soph . oratorical contest ( March ) 10 Frosh-Soph . class scholastic average at close of first semester .. 10 In all contests between the Freshman and Sopho...
EAGLE WANTS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
EAGLE WANTS New Improvements Apply for particulars to the editor oi address communications to the Eaoij through the University Mail . Suggestions : Any criticisms or suggestions for the Eagw will be appreciated by the staff . Cartoonist : Any cartoons portraying college Me will be welcomed . Artist : A drawing of an Eagle is wanted to go with the title of the paper _across , the front page . Also fancy lettering to match . J okes : A good way to get one on youi friend is to give it to the _Eagig . They _ritust be good in every sense of the word . Eagles Eyes : Any contributions to this column will be readily received . Subscriptions : Any increase in circttlfttion adds to the success of the paper . Office and Press Room : A private place for carrying on the work would be readily accepted from the administration . Miscellaneous : Anyone able to make a contribution of any kind is cordially asked to do so . The Spectators : Any communications may be addressed in care of the Eagle . Not...
STUDENT VACATIONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
STUDENT VACATIONS ( Continued from First Page ) men , Roland Parrish , who bummed his way out and back , and proved his prowess as a harvester . However , Bill , Freckles , Pete , and Judy , the four mules he drov &lt; for one week , furnished the most interesting episode of the summer which climaxed when Judy s nasty disposition caused Flaming Youth a trip to the dentist . Our Washingtonians were variously engaged . Vera Stafford majored in kindergarten work and minored—we suppose —in European correspondence . Dot Wadleigh , as a devotee of Terpsichore , mastered all the new steps—then went to the mountains of Virginia to recuperate . T . Leonard Mikules kept the Library of Congress from going to the dogs by refusing to melt during Washington s warm weather . Dot Moore from her Wesley Heights domain kept in touch with the summer activities of the University . Lucile Imlay assisted at the Girl Scout s Day Camp ; and Florence Fellows played tennis , swam , and ran the typewri...
DEAN WOODS SPEAKS TO [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
DEAN WOODS SPEAKS TO FOUNDRY LEAGUE . Dr . George B . Woods , dean of the college , addressed the Epworth League at Foundry M . E . Church , Sunday evening , October 3 . Dean Woods spoke upon the Eleventh Chapter of Pauls Epistle to the Hebrews , with especial emphasis upon the last verses of the chapter . He pointed out how many men have accomplished great things unconsciously , contrary to their own intentions . He brought the challenge of fulfilling the promises of our forefathers to the younger generation as the only possible agents for fulfilling them .