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Weeping Joe Eyes Record [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 5 January 1940
Weeping Joe Eyes Record COACH &lt;JOE B&amp;GALA Kent's dynamic tutor of matmen, Coach Joe Begala, wishfully eyes the record his grapplers hung up last year, and visions of future victories were probably flashing through his mind when this picture was snapped. The one blemish on the schedule was a loss to a powerful Oklahoma U team, the Flashes' first defeat on their own mats during a string of 45 meets.
Penn State Lions Top Golden Flashes 36-21 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 5 January 1940
Penn State Lions Top Golden Flashes 36-21 Kent's Golden Flashes suffered their second loss in six games Wednesday when they were outscored and outplayed by a powerful Penn State college team, 36 to 21. The Lions took the lead early in the game and were never threatened after, leading the entire contest by at least seven points. Kent's Griffith scored the first basket of the game, but it did not Penn long to start dropping in their counters, and the score at the half was 17-10. The visitors played a style somewhat new to Kent teams. Playing a slow game they often held the ball for over 10 seconds at a time. The height of the visitors added greatly to their all-around playing ability. Wednesday's victory was the third straight for the Lions. In the two preceeding nights the Pennsylvania, team defeated Mount Union and Akron, both future Kent opponents.
Women’s Sports Review [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 5 January 1940
Women’s Sports Review Let's follow the example set by scores of sports writers and review the progress of the Women's Athletic association of Kent State university for the past year. Since the "new year" for WAA begins in June at their annual awards banquet, perhaps that would be a good place to begin. Last June, members of WAA sat in the Robin Hood dining hall and watched their 1938-39 president, Kay Yallen, congratulate her successor, Betty Ferguson. In September when WAA opened its season of activities with a membership campaign, many old members refused to believe that a new program with definite improvements over the old would be offered. Those young ladies, however, were fooled, because a now zoning system whereby every woman on the campus was given an opportunity to participate in women's sports was set up. Dormitories, sororities, and clubs were invited to compete for the big participation cup to be presented to the organization piling up the most participation points, thus ...
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 5 January 1940
Orientation classes for the freshmen women will meet at the following times during the week of Jan 8. Please see that you attend one of these classes. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10 a. m. Training school auditorium. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 4 p. m. iO9M. Wednesday, Jan 10, 8 a. m. university auditorium. * Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2 p. m. Training school auditorium. Thursday, Jan. 11, 10 a. m. Training school auditorium. Friday, Jan. 12, 11 a. m. Training school auditorium. KEEP FIT FOR '4O With plentiful nourishing food served attractively at Mrs. Blairs Dial 4871 528 E. Summit On the hill behind McGilvrey THIS WEEK-END . . . After those formats, Tri-Sig, Delt, and Lowry Hall enjoy a good time COOLEY'S Route 14 Streetsboro
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
The Kent Stater LEAP YEAR is the subject of Bob Seese's column, 'Seese Firing,' editorial page. WEATHER—Snow today; colder tonight; fair, cold, tomorrow. High yesterday, 25; low, 19. [Volume XV, Number 39 z s ® B Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Monday, January 8, 1940 Whole Number, 613 The Kent Stater Kent State University, Kent, Ohio The KENT STATER is published three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the regular university year and weekly during the summer term. Publication suspended during vacations. Entered as second class matter, October 11, 1027, at the Post Office at Kent. Ohio, under the act of 1879. Printed by the P. B. Bonsall Printing Co., 138 E. Main St., Kent.Ohio. The Kent Stater is a member of the Associated OoUegiato Press and Collegiate Digest. Represented by National Advertising Service, Inc., #2O Madison ave.. New York. Subscription Price ttU Per Year Jack Watts (Phone 4325) Editor-in-Chief Joe Blair, Jr. (Phone 4325) Business Manager Business s...
We’re On the Air [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
We’re On the Air With Lucian Lepkowski and James N. Holm, instructor in the speech department, handling the controls, Russell Lengs, Frances Koole and Blair Sheers, rehearse their lines for a performance in the radio workshop. Sound engineer Lucian handles an outside call while control engineer John Redmond handles the control for one of the university rehearsals. At the microphone are (left to right) Russell Lengs, Frances Koole ,and Blair Sheers, directors of the workshop's plays. Productions of the workshop are recorded from this microphone and the records are taken to radio stations for broadcasting. * *
Students Operate Workshop; Write and Produce Plays [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Students Operate Workshop; Write and Produce Plays Stand by! Kent State university ■is on the air! This is the familiar cry one hears as he wanders into the uni- ! versity radio workshop. Huddled around the "mike" are Frances Jioole, Stanley Nickar, and Harry Hummers, rehearsing a new radio i play. Occasionally Prof. G. Harry Wright, head of the radio department, will cut in from his speaker iu the control-room with "do that line over, Summers, you're too far irom the mike." That is an example of the daily routine that some 200 Kent students go through every day in preparation for a series of radio skits ishat will be presented in the near future over WADC Akron. The radio shop is a comparitive--3y new department, open to students who are interested in any •phase of radio broadcasting. Although the workshop is less than a year old, membership has mounted rapidly, reflecting the modern interest of the student. In its short period of existence, workshop members have already heard disc...
Durant Speaks Wednesday; To Discuss Marital Problems [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Durant Speaks Wednesday; To Discuss Marital Problems Speaking at 7:30 Wednesday evening' in the university auditorium, Dr. Will Durant, of New York eity, famous lecturer, will speak on "The Problems of Marriage." " Students will he admitted to hear this lecture by their activity tickets. The admission price for the general public will be 50 cents, ar they can use Booster club tickets or university athletic tickets. Prof. E. Turner Stump, who is in charge of the ticket distribution, announced that students wishing reserved seats for the lecture may obtain them by presenting their activity ticket at the table in the atrium today and tomorrow. Townspeople may obtain reserved seats in the same manner. Dr. Durant, philosopher and marital advisor, is noted for his comprehensive lectures on marriage problems. He has traveled throughout the United States addressing audiences on this subject and others. During this time he has become famous for the simple methods he uses to illustrate the co...
Long Awaited Forum Planned For Friday at 11 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Long Awaited Forum Planned For Friday at 11 Offering - Kent State students an opportunity for discussion, the first student forum of the current academic year will be held in the university auditorium Friday morning at 11 o'clock, Dr. Maurice Baum, forum chairman, announced Saturday. The forum, an outgrowth of a long demand upon the part of students and faculty alike, will have as its first discussion topic "Shall Kent State University Students Have an Honor System to Govern Examinations?" To discuss this question four students and, a faculty member have been chosen and they will lead the forum. These persons were chosen by the forum committee in cooperation with the university speech department. Each of these persons will present their views on the topic, and then the topic will be opened to discussion. Persons in the audience may give their views on the subject. The purpose of the forum is to clarify the meaning and value of an honor system, and to stimulate a free, open discussio...
Debate Groups Here Saturday [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Debate Groups Here Saturday Kent State university will be host to the annual Legislative assembly of the Northeastern Ohio Debate conference, on Saturday, Jan. 13, it was announced today by James N. Holm, instructor in the speech department. The purpose of this year's convention is to consider a plan for a federal union of world democracies. The book "Union Now" written by Clarence C. Streit will be used as reference for the plan to consolidate all the democracies of the world into a far-reaching major power. Due to a full speaking schedule, Streit will be unable to attend in person, although he expresses a hearty interest in the undertaking. Each college and university attending the conference will constitute a delegation from some democratic country to form committees and take part in the debates. Thus far, Case School of Applied Science has decided to represent Panama; Notre Dame academy, Canada; Oberlin college, the United States; Akron university, Belgium; Mount Union college, ...
3000 Jam Wills Gymnasium To Watch the Golden Flashes Score Rousing Twin Victory [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
3000 Jam Wills Gymnasium To Watch the Golden Flashes Score Rousing Twin Victory Wrestlers Score Initial Win in Renewed Rivalry Starnmen Take Raiders 44-43 Displaying the same fight and scrappiness they have shown since their first contest, Kent's court five eked out a bruising 44-43 victory over Mount Union Saturday night in Wills gym, before approximately 3500 fans, to give the university's first double bill of the year a perfect finish. In the first attraction of the evening, Kent's grapplers eased to a 29-5 victory over Akron U. ' The court victory over the Purple Raiders was the fourth conference win in five starts for the Flashes, and brings their season's record to five wins and two losses. In a torrid battle in which tempers flared and fists nearly flew, and at a pace which left officials almost helpless to cope with, the Golden Flashes led throughout, except for a brief few minutes in the first half. Price Scores First From the time forward Joe Price opened the scoring in th...
Begala Matmen Drub Zippers [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Begala Matmen Drub Zippers Kent's State wrestling champions began defense of their title Saturday night by trouncing Akron university 29-5 in a match which lasted only 45 minutes. Coach Joe Begala of the Flashes started seven sophomores and one junior and all but one scored vietories. This was the second time that the Kent varsity grapplers have beat their old rivals on the mats since athletic relationships were reopened last year. Begala kept all of his lettermem on the sidelines for the match. Tiger Pomeroy, interstate champion in the 136-pound class, acted as handler for the "youngsters" while George Papushak, 165-pound champ, was taking tickets at the gate. Other regulars were sals* dressed in civilian clothes. Mike Karash and Walter Porowski, Cleveland sophomores, were the only members of the regular team to appear. Both of these boys scored pins over the invading Akron men. Len Weisenberg, 128pound star, won the quickest pin when he beat Slusher in 1 minute 45 seconds. Joe Fou...
Scoop ! ! [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Scoop ! ! A football manager of Illinois Wesleyan had the right idea when he wired President Roosevelt—"l and hundreds of other football managers over the country ; would like to know the exact date for Thanksgiving in 1940." Stephan Early, one of the President's many secretaries wired back—"The date will be November 21, 1940."
Dancers Enjoy Bottomley’s Hot Licks at 1940 Dance [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Dancers Enjoy Bottomley’s Hot Licks at 1940 Dance Hobnobbing with father time and Lady New Year, 300 couples of university students danced to the music of Alf Bottomley and his orchestra at the New Year's ball Friday in Wills gym. Unique decorations of bells and hats decked the bandstand and tiny strips of crepe paper were used for streamers. These unusual decorations were arranged by the women of the Summit hall dormitories for the dance committee. Peg Suppes reigned as Lady New Year, and Dick Firth dressed to represent father time. Co-Chairmen of the affair were Dick Firth and Marge Thompson. Chaperones were Dean Mary L. Smallwood and guest, Dean and Mrs. R. E. Manchester, and Dean and Mrs. Arden L. Allyn.
We Make Errors [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
We Make Errors Friday's Kent Stater referred to Peg Carper as Homecoming Queen and referred to the present heating plant as the power house. In both instances the errors had been discovered before the papers were circulated but too late to correct without reprinting the entire edition. To have been correct, Miss Carper should have been mentioned as serving as Homecoming Queen, although the election had been voided. The term "power house" has been discontinued by action of the board of trustees. Perhaps, too, we owe an apology to the defeated candidates when the election was referred to as a "landslide" and a "rout." When writing under pressure, words are used which go far beyond the writer's intention. And in admitting our own mistakes, we are aware of the fact that many students and members of the faculty seem to delight in griping about errors in the Stater. In this connection, let us point out that errors and mistakes of non-journalism students seldom become common property on th...
Educators Fail [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Educators Fail gEVERAL years ago, mothers and fathers sent their children to college because they believed that a college diploma was insurance against failure in the world. Today, parents recognize that this is not so. The world realizes that a college degree is not enough. Leading educational' thinkers today are doing much. They are constantly working for new and better fields of study. But, educators are nevertheless failing the youth of our nation. They are providing changes in the curricula for colleges and universities, but they should do more to see that the prospective college student gets into the right field of work. Tests have been devised to determine in some measure the aptitudes of students, and thereby guide them into roads of study, but these are only slightly successful. One reason for this is the fact that these tests are not valid. Educators fail college youth in that they do not impress them with the value of jobs not included in the professions. There are many k...