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Has Made "A" Average Last Two Years ; Class Honors Announced by Dean [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Has Made A Average Last Two Years ; Class Honors Announced by Dean Roland M . Rice , President of the Class of 29 , was winner of the Liberal Arts Prize , awarded for the first time this year , and the Faculty Prize awarded to the student of highest achievement . The Liberal Arts Prize was established by a friend of the College , to be awarded annually to the member of the graduating claw who during the four years of residence has mad * tb » largest contribution to the college The following groups of qualities were considered by the faculty in making this award : 1 . Scholastic ability and attainments . 2 . Qualities of character , including integrity , courage , devotion to duty , sympathy , and unselfishness . 3 . Qualities of leadership , including initiative , spirit of cooperation , and moral force . 4 . Physical vigor , as shown by interest in sports or in other ways that make for physical well-being Each of these prizes is twenty * fivo Hollars . Mr . Rice has been actively i...
'Merchant' Proves Outstanding Hit Dramat Club under Mr . Hutchins Ends The Season with Play in Shakes -pearean Tradition [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Merchant Proves Outstanding Hit Dramat Club under Mr . Hutchins Ends The Season with Play in Shakespearean Tradition Upholding their tradition of giving a Shakespearean play each year and climaxing : a most successful year in play-acting , the Dramatic Club of American University gave a presentation of The Merchant of Venice en May 17 th , before a large and appreciative audience in the college Gymnasium Theatre . This event marked the apex of the dramatic career at A . U . of W . Willis Delaplain , who won the plaudits of the crowd with his intelligent interpretation of the vindictive Shylock . He played the part with complete understanding so that both the character itself and the poetry of the lines stood out with a pleasing effect against the homely background of the traditional Shakespearean stage . The casket scenes which showed to advantage the various talents of Orrel Belle Clafflin , Laura Barrett , Roland Rice , Roland McLaughlin and James Swan , were full of charm . The o...
Opportunity of Youth Stressed by Chancellor [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Opportunity of Youth Stressed by Chancellor World Still Presents Many Great Problems , Dr . Clark Says in Baccaulaur eate Sermon Youth s Frontiers was the title of Chancellor Lucius C . Clark s annual baccalaureate sennon in the College Gymnasium yesterday afternoon . Dr . Clark , in his address , answered those who contend that youth has no new worlds to conquer and that opportunities arc not so broad us they once were . This world , however , is not exhausted in any one generation , he declared . In the divine economy there are enough problems to exhaust the energy of every lifetime . To prove his point that we have barely reached the frontiers of life on this earth , Dr . Clark detailed the problems of health , education , economics , and international relations that still confront the world and call for the full spirit of youth . The same , be declared , holds true for _tKT &lt; Wrttial worWr * wr problems there too are not exhausted and settled . The remainder of the ex...
Glee Club Gives Commencement Concert in Gym Fuchs and McLaughlin Solo -ists ; Musical Organization Ends Successful Year [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Glee Club Gives Commencement Concert in Gym Fuchs and McLaughlin Soloists ; Musical Organization Ends Successful Year The First Annual Commencement Concert of the American University kllee Club was given in the College Gymnasium on Saturday , June 1 . The program was as follows : 1 . Salutation Gaines Laughing Song - Meserve-Goodale The Glee Club 2 . Pale Moon Logan The Trumpeter _Dix Mr . Barrett Fuchs , Tenor Soloist 3 . Three Songs of of the Sea The Mermaid - Chantey Air Eight Bells Chantey Air Rolling Down to — Rio Kipling-German The Glee Club 4 . The Rosary _.. . — Rogers-Nevin Mah Lindy Lou Strickland The Quartet 5 . Shadow March . _Stevenson-Protheroe The Three Clocks Starke The Glee Club 6 . Indian Serenade Shelly-Tourtellot Trees Kilmer-David Cuban Nocturne Lester The Glee Club 7 . The Old Road Scott Up From Somerset . —Sanderson Mr . Ronald C . McLaughlin , Baritone Soloist 8 . Old Xing Cole Forsyth The Glee Club ( Continued on Page 6 . Cot 2 ) ,
Suzanne Mullet Takes First And Second Book Review Awards ; Has Winning Art Design [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Suzanne Mullet Takes First And Second Book Review Awards ; Has Winning Art Design A . U . Girl Wins Penwomen Prizes Rice Wins Highest Honors ; Elected to Delta Sigma Rho Suzanne Mullet recently won three prizes in a contest sponsored by the District League of American Penwomen for the Junior Penwomen of the District . First place in the book review contest was won by her review of Happy Mountain by Mariston Chapman , and second place by the review of The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder . Her linoleum design on Pisces , the fish , taken from the signs of the Zodiac won first place in the art contest . The judge of the book review contest was Mrs . William Wolfe Smith , prominent in Washington for her oral and written book reviews . The art judge was Mr . Humphreys , chief designer of Armstrong Linoleum . The prize in each case was $ 2 . 50 . Prizes for the book reviews were given by the Councillors of the Junior Penwomen , Mrs . Smith ajad Mrs . Gasch . The art prize was ir...
Senior Ceremonies Fill Last Week End [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Senior Ceremonies Fill Last Week End Fulfilling the dream of many a patriotic son and daughter of the American University , a tall flagpole , bearing the fluttering Stars and Stripes , yesterday reared proudly above the College campus and over all the surrounding buildings , a gift of the graduating class of 1929 . Roland Rice , class president , made the presentation ; and Dr . Arthur C . Christie , a trustee , _aoa cepted the gift for the College . Following the Convocation sermon _jesterday afternoon , _tljo seniors with their relatives and friends were entertained at a tea given in the Women s Residence Hall . Saturdays ball game , hotly contested between seniors and faculty , was finally decided in favor of the graduates when the game ended with the score of 25-24 . The annual ivy-planting ceremony was held at 2 oclock Saturday afternoon . It was followed at 6 : 30 p . m . by the annual alumni dinner in the Women s Residence Hall . Miss D . Quincy Smith , a graduate of the Coll...
Six Members Added To College Faculty [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Six Members Added To College Faculty Increased College Enrollment to Three Hundred Is Expected Next year s faculty will be augmented by six new members to have either full or part time teaching in the College of Liberal Arts . They are : Dr . W . M . Gewehr of Granville , Ohio , in the History department ; Mrs . Charles French of Ohio _Wesleyan , in the Speech department ; Mile . Marie Delonglee of Chattanooga , in the French department ; Mr . Henry G . Statham to be librarian in the University Libraries ; Mr . Edward L . McAdam as instructor in English ; and Walter H . Young of Ohio as director of Men s Athletics . It is expected that the enrollment for next year will be over three hundred . The registrar has already received forty-one application * for admission to the College of Liberal Arts . Many of _thaat an for atato _soaalanaipa or other award *
THE AMERICAN EAGLE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Faith Published every two weeks by the Students of the College of Liberal ArU of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price - ft . 50 a Year Entered at second-class matter , October 5 , 19 ii 8 , _« t the post office , at _Washington , D . C , under Act of March 3 , 1879 . EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief George L . _Sixbey . 80 BditorUl Board 8 trah Roher , _•• _Saimitl C . _Bilbrough , 19 K » th « ryne Severance , SO Raymond Spaeth , 80 Ronald _McLaufhlin , SO Maty B . Scull , 80 Hyman L . Lewis , 81 Reporters Annie Louise Flalg , M Laura Barrett , SO • William Wolowtti , SO Helen Ooodman , SO Leon Shlon , 80 Pauline Frederick , 80 Hyman Lewis , * S 1 Jane Lytle , 81 John If . Houston . 81 S . Carlton Ayers , 81 Kathryn Heath , 81 Roger Craven , SI Kric Friedhebn , 88 Daniel TcrreU , SS _Gwendolyn Polsom . SS Brooke Bright . 88 Dale Haworth _, 81 Audrey Belt , SS Skit 8 andberg , 88 Joseph Carter , SS Mercedes Jordan , 88 Yule Fisher . 88 J...
nllS ! SIS ! SISMs !! SlS ! S ! &S ! SI _5 _ME ! S ! _SISSiio 'JSS&v ' I LOOKING THE 1 CAMPUS OVER i [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
nllS ! SIS ! SISMs !! SlS ! S ! &amp;S ! SI _5 _ME ! S ! _SISSiio JSS&amp;v I LOOKING THE 1 CAMPUS OVER i liy ERIC FIUEDHEIM The Big Show Automobiles from 24 states and Virginia . Perspiring fathers . Some with bald heads . Some with Van Dykes . Still others with walrus moustaches . Happy mothers beaming upon fretting and tired little brothers and sisters . The continual flow of friends and relatives into the gymnasium . The strains of classical music pushing itself through the oppressive heat of the packed auditorium . The Academic Procession . Black robes and mortar boards file impressively up the platform . There is a hush . The fretting little brothers and sisters gaze with awe upon dignified big brothers and sisters . The proud father audibly whispering to his neighbor , Ha , dots mein poy dere . The critical mother remarking , That gown s got a white spot on the right sleeve . The speeches . Sour faced individ ¬ uals flourish their arms for emphasis , perspirin...
Robes And Colors in Academic Procession ; Each Has Own Particular Signification [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Robes And Colors in Academic Procession ; Each Has Own Particular Signification Some question has been raised as to the significance of the various parts of the costumes worn by professors in the academic procession at convocations . The solemnity of such occasions as Commencement is heightened by the robes of learning worn so becomingly by the faculty . Each gown is marked in a different manner , symbolizing the knowledge that is stored above the proud shoulders from which it falls . Perhaps you have wondered what the brilliant blues and blazing crimsons denoted , as you have stood by your Solid Kumfort (?) chairs these past convocations , gazing with awe and admiration as your kindly advisors of the classroom swept by in pompous splendor . A few of them who had time enough to whisper the following secrets have made possible this article , which is intended to explain to the masses a bit of the symbolic glory that this academic world placea on the shoulders of its diligent sons and...
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S | _5 _ISJ _3 _iBlB / B _/ _SJSiSI _3 IBJS / i _^ _3 Ei _2 ( n ! li 3 _iSfe ! _ISISJHI 3 } _^ _^ J Lt _ta &amp; VJ C _» I I I JC « J III The Alumnus If I were to ask twelve different college people , Who are the most important persons in college life ? , I would get twelve different answers . The Athlete , The Social Lion , The Coed , The Typical Prof , all would give the same answer with the personal pronoun I alongside the am . But they would all be wrong The thirteenth person , which is I , I say thirteenth because everyone who gets through college is unlucky that he cant stay longer , is the most important . I am the hero of this piece . I am an Alumnus . You know why I m important . The factory is known by its product , will the A . U . brand college graduate live up to the guarantee of factory manager Geo . B . Woods ? But why repeat ? I would merely quote excerpts from talks , talks , talks , chapel talks . Where s the guy who said the testing was a lot of glory , fu...
The End of The Journey [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
The End of The Journey Last stop . All out for Cold-Cruel-World , shouts the Dean . I scramble over the others in my efforts to get out in a hurry . At last the car in which we ve been crowded for four long days is empty . I look about . How barren ! And then I find I am alone . Everyone has been swallowed up in this cold , unfeeling place . My _aloneness makes me ache all over . After all—why should I have been so anxious to exchange that crowded earful of happy people for this desolate place ? There s no going back —but I can remember the good times we had on the trip , and that always helps . Of course , it wasn t an altogether pleasant trip . There were the times when the car stopped at small towns and we had to get out and amuse ourselves somehow until it was time for the train to start again . Then , about four times a day , the Dean would come around and examine our tickets . Often one of our companions would lose his and hed have to get off at the next stop . One of the grea...
Mr . Varrelman Gives Illustrated Lecture [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Mr . Varrelman Gives Illustrated Lecture On Saturday , May 11 , the Biology students of American University attended a meeting of the Biological Society of Washington , held at the Smithsonian Institute , when an illustrated lecture was given on Cell Division , by Mr . Varrelman , head of the Biology department . With the use of films , the actual process of cell division could be determined in all of its stages . The speed of the camera was increased during the taking of tho pictures so that on the screen it looked as though a steady change were taking place . These films , along with the lecture by Mr . Varrelman , clearly explained the process of division . Mr . Varrelman gave this same lecture on May 13 , at George Washington University . Trying to live a student s life without studying and trying to do four months work in one night is like a fellow throwing _kiases at his sweetheart in the dark—he nay know what he s doing but no one
Delta Omicron , New Fraternity , To Foster Debating And Oratory [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Delta Omicron , New Fraternity , To Foster Debating And Oratory Dramat Plans To Give Shaw Play Next Year Dr . Bentley Honored at Student Dinner Nine Charter Members Admitted When Honorary Society Makes Formal Debut at Banquet A Greek-letter honorary debating and oratory fraternity made its formal debut on the American University campus , Thursday , May 23 , when Dean Woods , speaking at the banquet that climaxed a brilliant debating season , admitted into Delta Omicron , the new organization , eight student debators and one alumnus , all of whom have been prominent on the college forensic platform . The Greek letters stand for debate and oratory . The aims of the fraternity as outlined in its constitution are the promotion of serious interest in public speaking on the campus and the recognition of the achievements of student debators and orators . Charter members of Delta Omicron , admitted by virtue of their having participated in debating two years and taken part in three or more ...
Faculty Members To Spend v acations Trying To Recuperate from Finals [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Faculty Members To Spend v acations Trying To Recuperate from Finals The Chancellor and Mrs . Lucius C . Clark , in companv with Bishop and Mrs . William F . M .: Dowell will spend their vacation in the Catskills . There is really no question in the minds of any of us as to where Dr . and Mrs . George B . Woods will spend their vacation . They will motor to Boulder , Col ., to see their grandson . They will visit friends and relatives in Ohio , Michigan , Minnesota , and Indiana , Dean Mary Louise Brown has planned a most interesting tour of the historic and literary shrines of New England in preparation for her course in American Literature next year . Later in the summer she will _, motorto her home in the west . Bon Voyage ! Mile . Schaal . Mile . Simonne Schaal , who has been assisting in the French department this past year , will sail for Paris , June 18 . She will meet her family in the south of France and make a tour of Europe this summer . Among the places she will visit ar...
Twenty-one New Courses Next Fall [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Twenty-one New Courses Next Fall Additional Courses Offered in Nine Departments Twenty-one new courses are to be offered in the College of Liberal Arts for the year 1929-30 . These courses are divided between nine departments and are as follows : Biology , Micro-Biology ; Chemistry , Physical Chemistry , and an advanced course in Qualitative Analysis ; Latin , Mrs . Zucker will offer a special course in Virgil for students with two years of Latin as a part of the national program celebrating the Bimillenial of Virgil ; Economies , Spending and Investments ; French , French Literature , 1850-1914 , Methods of Teaching French in Junior and Senior High Schools , Advanced course in Moliere , French Composition and Conversation : History . American Colon ¬ ial History , The World War and Contemporary Europe , Near East and Far East , Freshman course , Modern European History , Social History of the United States 18651900 , Development of American Christianity ; Music , a course in Harmon...
College Growth Reviewed in Final Chapel [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
College Growth Reviewed in Final Chapel Students Honored for Scholarship And Extra-Curricular Work ; Athletic Awards Made The annual Recognition Day Exercists were held nt chapel time Friday , May 24 . The purpose of the service was to review the work and activity of the year 1928-29 ; and to honor those students who have contributed most _largely to the happiness , the effectiveness , and the success of the year . Dean Woods reviewed the advances of the year . Last year there were 68 courses offered , this year , 84 . New equipment has been added to the laboratories , library facilities including a new Shakespearian Library made possible by the efforts of Dr . Kaufman . Full time faculty instructors have increased from 18 . 01 to 21 . 32 . The enrollment presents an interesting study ; the first year there were 81 students , the second , 145 , the third , 198 , and this year , 266 , which is an increase over the first year of 220 % . Outside recognition continues to expand . The Un...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 3 June 1929
Student Council Outlines Plans for Next Year Aggressive Publicity Campaign ; Honor Awards , and _Athletic Association Considered RAY A ) ONI ) J . _SPAETH , 30 Discussion of plans for an active program for next year , election of officers , and organization of committees featured the first meeting of the new Student Council , last Tuesday , May 21 . An aggressive publicity campaign will be undertaken next fall , it was decided . One of the features of the campaign will be , the distribution of A . U . pennants , which the Council plans to sell at cost , to dowatown theatres and stores . The council is considering a system for awarding a letter or key of honor to those students achieving a required number of points ; the points are to be distributed on the basis of scholarship , participation in extra-curricular activities , athletics , and character . The plan for these honor awards is as yet not worked out , but it is expected that the system will go into effect next year . Several...