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GREETINGS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
GREETINGS TO THE FROSH As the college opens for its fifth year s work THE EAGLE extends greetings to the student body , faculty , and administration . To the new members of the admnini artstioaa nndlucf bers of the new administration and faculty and to the new students , especially the Freshmen , we extend a hearty welcome . Toward the old students and the faculty members and administration officers who have labored with us in thapast years we feel that deep and intangible attachment which is the A . U . Spirit . It is a spirit of good fellowship , a s pirit of mutual cooperation in our college life . It is the spirit which has partially manifested itself to the new student through the Big Brother and Big Sister movement , and again in the opening social events of the college year . This issue of THE EAGLE is designated as Freshman Special . The news herein contained is for your especial benefit and edification . A staff of upperclassmen has worked diligently to prepare this issue f...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two weeks by the Students of the College of Liberal Arta ol | . the American University , Washington , D . C . _^ _Subscri ption Price • $ 2 . 50 a Year Entered as second-class matter , October 6 , 1928 , at the post office , at Washington , D . C . under Act of March 3 , 1878 . EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief George L . Sixbey , 30 Associate Editors Raymond Spaeth , 30 Mary Scull , 30 Assistant Editors Katheryne Severance , 30 Roger Craven , 31 BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Norman S . Cramer , 31 Advertising Manager W . Earl Masincup , 32 Circulation Manager Alton Keller , 32
Call Is Issued For More Assis tant Managers [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
Call Is Issued For More Assis tant Managers Several men have alreay responded to the call for Assistant Managers of the Football Team . Ward Mitchell , 32 , Harry Moffett , 33 , and Alan Blanchard , 33 , are actively furthering gridiron success by assisting in the managerial branch . However , because of the more extensive football program , a few vacancies are still open . Any Freshman or Sophomore who desires to try out for next year s managership will be welcomed . See Yule Fisher , 32 . Mrs . Zuker and Miss Gait are entertaining for the new members of the faculty at tea , Saturday , Sept . 28 . The tea will be held in the home of Miss Gait , 1880 K street . The otRce of the Chancellor announces that Miss Geraldine Westwood and Mr . Dexter Beasley have received their degrees of Bachelor of Aits from the College of Liberal Arts of to * American University .
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY Harrisburg , Pa . ( said by its Mayor to be a good town ) This time I write of Harrisburg after having visited that fair city as you wiH judge from the scarcity of compliments about it in the ensuing literature . The town consists of Market Street running north and south , Front Street running east and west , and trains running late . Of course there are other streets , but outside of being mere thoroughfares , these byways serve no great purpose . Market Street however is revered as the street on which is located one of the Seven Wonders of the world ( or at least of Harrisburg . Ah ! you wonder what this sanctified attraction might be , — and youd still wonder after you saw it . Harrisgurgians call it the Subway . I first heard of it when I was receiving directions of how to get some place else in Harrisburg . Go to Market Street , I was told , and go through the subway . It starts somewhere between 4 th and 16 th Streets . So 1 went to Market Street , ...
Educational Value Of Debate Outlined [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
Educational Value Of Debate Outlined There are many college _stuents who conceive the idea that debating is preposterous . They think that the time and energy devoted to this subject will not bring any rewards . These students , unfortunately , are not able to grasp the real significance derived from such a study , and as a result they either deride it or pass it up as useless . On the other hand , there are students who are able to see the real value of debating . They know that the initial business of debating makes them differentiate between what they know and what they do not know . They also learn to refrain from making judgments based on ignorance . They discover , through this work , the first standard for sounding the ahallowness of their knowledge on other subjects . They acquire the idea to examine a question critically , to find out what it actually involves , to define terms with precision , to distinguish the relevant matters from the irrelevant matters which confuse th...
Dormitory Puts On New Coat Of White For Fall [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
Dormitory Puts On New Coat Of White For Fall A . U . Downtown Schools Hold Registrations This Week Every Building Has It s Quota Of Surprises Which Are Welcomed By Students One of the first things to be noticed as the students returned to American University this September was the large number of improvements which have taken place on the campus during the summer . Two coats of special paint on the outside of the Women s Residence Hall make the walls less susceptible to leakage during heavy rains . The color of the building which is now light gray , is more in harmony with the color ot the other buildings on the campus . It is expected that next year , the Men s Gymnasium and Battelle Memorial will be similarly painted . Safe and sanitary passage is now complete between all the buildings on the campus by virtue of a new concrete sidewalk between Hurst Hall and the Women s Residence Hall , which replaces the old cinder path . The new athletic field , the construction of which was sta...
Dr , Jackson Reprts Seminar Cruise [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
Dr , Jackson Reprts Seminar Cruise The American University Seminar to Palestine has returned , and reports • most interesting and successful trip Dr . Jackson , of the department of Religion of this college , who personally headed the Seminar , makes the following summary of the trip for THE EAGLE . Beyond the Mediterranean lies Palestine—today the center of focus of the eyes of the world . Religiously , it is common knowledge that Jerusalem is the Holy City for not only both branches of Christianity but for Jews and Mohammedans as well . In Jerusalem the point of sharpest friction between the latter two groups is the widely heralded Wailing Wall . This , it is contended is the last remnant of the ancient Solomonic Temple and the only place within the city where Jews may worship . Ostensibly , then , the tense situation in Palestine grows out of what one scholar has called religious sentiment over a bit of stone wall , supposed to be Solomon s but certainly the work of Herod . But i...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 26 September 1929
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Eagles Crush Shenandoah In First Game of Football Season [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Eagles Crush Shenandoah In First Game of Football Season Art Department Receives Slides on Modern Painting Score of 51-0 Follows Hard Playing Team Starring Brilliant Runs of Targee Girls Glee Club Forms Under Dr . Harold Dudley Wide Experience in Directing Fits Professor for New College Organization A shipment of 500 slides has just been received by the Art Department . These slides , which are on the subject of modern painting , were all made in France . A large order of architectural plates is on the wav from England . Dl &lt; H M M . ¦/ . / \ At a meet _int : held in chapil on Wednesday . October 2 . ( lie first American University Girls Like Club was organized under the direction of Dr . Harold M . Dudley , professor of History . Dr . Dudley studied for six years in the Conservatory of Music at Simp » n College . He studied Piano , Voice , Theory of Music , History of Music , Orchestration , and Organ . It was while be was a member , that • the Simpson College Glee Club ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
A . U .-- All Out ! The BIG game of the year takes place this Saturday , when the American _Eagles meet the George Washington Colonials . The game will probably be played in Central Stadium . It is listed as the big local drawing card this weekend . Last week the Eagles met the team from Shenandoah College and romped home on the long end of a 51-0 score . The outweighed Coi lonials put up a game battle against Manhattan College , but lost by a couple of touchdowns . Everything points to a good , hard game when these two teams meet this week . Clashes between teams from G . W . and A . U . are traditions . Spirit runs high . The stands provide a background of color and sound , —a high point of enthusiasm . Last year the campus at A . U . was practically deserted on the afternoon of the G . W . game . Almost every man and woman was cheering on the team that fought so hard and clean for the Orange and Blue . This year we have our big chance to come back and sink the Colonials . Eleven ...
Trustees Give Consent to A . U . Fraternities Recent Action MakesPossible Secret Organizations in College of Liberal Arts [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Trustees Give Consent to A . U . Fraternities Recent Action MakesPossible Secret Organizations in College of Liberal Arts Fraternities and sororities have finally been approved by the faculty and trustees of American University through action taken by these two bodies in separate meetings last week . However , a set of ten provisions have been passed upon by both groups in regard to the formation of such societies . The faculty has allowed the organization of fraternities and sororities in the College provided they meet and adhere to the following requirements : 1 . The constitution and by-laws of any social group must be approved by the faculty . 2 . Eligibility . To be eligible to initiation , a student must have a grade index an toe permanent record of at least 3 , that is , an average of C in all work taken in college . He must be registered for at least 14 hours of work exclusive of physical education , and he mutt have secured an average of C in all work registered for in the ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
New Reporters for Eagle Hold Meeting Mr . Hemming Emphasizes High Points of the Good Reporter At a meeting of aspirants to The Eagle staff , called by the editor-in-chief , George Sixbey , Thursday afternoon October 3 in Hurst Hall , the principles of journalism were expounded by the faculty adviser of the paper , Arthur S . Flemming ; directions for the period of trial reporting were given by Sixbey , and the members of the editorial board were introduced . A large group of budding reporters turned out for this initial meeting , one junior , one sophomore , and the rest freshmen . From these , according to Sixbey , will be chosen the reporters who will determine the future of The American Eagle . The second and third issues are to constitute a period of probation during which the new reporters try to measure up to the standards set forth by Mr . Flemming in bis informal address . The first thing to remember , began Mr . Flemming , is accuracy . I would put it at the top of the list...
L . M . Alexander Library Is Founded in Economics [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
L . M . Alexander Library Is Founded in Economics Faculty Women s Club Holds Dinner for New Members The Department of Economics is arranging for the purchase of the first of the books to be bought for its library from the funds made available by the gift of $ 5 , 000 last year by Mr . L . M . Alexander . Mr . Alexander is the President of the Board of Trustees of Lawerence College , where Dr . Kinsman taught for the ten years previous to his taking charge of the Economics Department at A . U . After a basic library of standard reference works in the general field of economics has been colected , the proceeds of this fund will buy approximately 100 volumes a year , Dr . Kinsman estimates . Ornamental bookplates have been provided for the library , which will be known as The L . M . Alexander Library . The Faculty Women s Club held a dinner on Saturday night , October 5 , at the home of Mrs . Kaufman , president of the organization , in honor of the new faculty members . Other officer...
Crist Elected President of Senior Class Qualified for the Position by Wide Experience in School Activities [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Crist Elected President of Senior Class Qualified for the Position by Wide Experience in School Activities MILTON _CRT-T _&gt; 0 Milton Crist was fleeted president of the Class of 1 Q 30 , in a meeting of the Senior Class which was held after chapel on Wednesday , October 2 . Nominees for president were Milton Crist , Otis Fellows , and Leon Shloss . It was _oo At third balkrt that Crist obtained a _Majority . Crist has been very active during his years at American University . In the long list of his activities may be included varsity football , all four years , of which he is the captain this year , and Editor of the 1920 Aucola . Crist is pastor of the Potomac Heights Community Church .