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BOOK REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
BOOK REVIEW New Books In Library By Abdu l Disu Black Folks : Then and Now ( By W . E . Bur ghardt Du Bois ) All students of Negro History will remember the name of this veteran writer who has written several volumes on the history and achievements of the ‘ black ‘ peoples of Negro America and Dark Africa . His latest book , which I will not surmise to be the last in view of his old age , makes interesting and instructive reading , At the beginning of his work , Dr . Du Bois apologizes for a compilation which he cannot characterize as one of exact scholarship , for , as he says , far too few studies in history and sociology are . He dwells exhaustively on the history of the Africans , tracing their relationships with the Ara’bs and the Egyptians , and revealing according to historical facts the various independent kingdoms that were set up in an area which has now ‘ become the Sahara Desert and a greater part of Sierra Leone , Gold Coast , and Nigeria . The self-determination of the...
Absence Question [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
Absence Question As time retreats and the semester nears its end , students are asking each other about our new cutting system , No one seems to have the answer . For purposes of edifying the uninformed , and refreshing the memories of those who - ‘ have torgotten , we are supplyi ng , this much asked for information . Students are expected to attend every class exercise . To provide for absences due to temporary illness and extracurricular activities , students are allowed without question a number of absences each semester equal to the number of credit hours in the course , t’hat is , 2 absences in a 2 hour course , 3 in a three hour course , and 4 in a 4 hour course . If a student exceeds this allowance the instructor along with the Dean of Men will decide whether or not he shall be dropped from the course . The decision will -be based upon the total number of absences and the reason for them , as well as upon the academic standing of the studen t . Absences are counted from the ...
Student Council Holds Court [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
Student Council Holds Court The members of the Student Council with the members of the Faculty Committee ‘ on Student Personnel sat as a disciplinary body on Wednesday , November 29 , in the Y . M . C . A . room . In close collaboration with the student activities of the institution , the Council exercises its power de j ure only when it is so -constituted . In the first session of the Student Court for this year , about ten freshmen students were found guilty of minor acts in violating freshman regulations and about an equal number were convicted for major violations . The punishment agreed upon by the court was a warning which in more serious offenses took the form of probation . For the next two or three weeks the general behavior of the chronic offender group will be strictly watched and if there is any change for the worse , suspension from the institution will be employed to curb the unacceptable behavior in each recalcitrant , At the close of the session , a member of the fac...
HONOR NOT PRIME ESSENTIAL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
HONOR NOT PRIME ESSENTIAL Middletown , Conn . _( _I . P . )— The value of the average man to the college and the state was stressed ‘ by President James L . McConaughy in his recent address at the matriculation exercises at Wesleyan university . in hi ’ s à ~ ddréss , ~ ’ President McConaughy declared that the background of every institution is the man , sometimes of average , even of mediocre ability , who does his work faithfully . In part , he said : This college is definitely interested in the everyday , average man , T _., bis would be a dull place if all of us were geniuses , if each of you won a Phi Beta Kappa key , or your ‘ W’ . A faculty made up entirely of super-teachers and scholars would probably pall and its morale disintegrate . Wesleyan is proud of her Honors College , but it would be a backward step , I think , if all of us qualified as honors students . He stated further : After all , mediocrity may not be a ‘ bad trait . We are so interested in success stories tha...
General Information About The Decennial Census [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
General Information About The Decennial Census What is to be enumerated Approximately 132 , 000 , 000 peopie ( Population census ) . 33 , 000 , 000 dwelling units ( Housing Census ) . 3 , 000 , 000 ‘ b u s i n e s s concerns ( census of Business ) . 170 , 000 manufacturing establishments ( Census of Manufacturers ) . 7 , 000 , 000 farms ( Farm census ) . Approximately 12 , 000 m i n e s and quarries ( Mines and Quarries census ) . Census , of Business and Manufacturing and Mines and Quarries will start January 2 , 1940 , and will require about six months for taking , Census of Population , Agriculture and ‘ Housing will start April 1 , 1940 , and will ‘ be completed in approximately one month .
Student Instructors [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 13 December 1939
Student Instructors Instructors in Biology — 0 . W Hoeffler , F , L ,. _~~ itchins _, N . N J M . Murray . ~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~ _hdniis _( ry — V . V _Bron _~~ l F _~ , H . ~ ryant , 0 . L Daniels , J . E . Searles . _Assi ~ tant in Dramatics — L . G Pope ,. Instructors in English — J . K , Baker , H . H . Mitchell , J . W , Thomas . Instructor in French—I . N . Perry , Instructor in History — H . L . Gregory . Instructor in Mathematics—P . H . Jackson . Assistant in Music—J . N . Doggett . Instructor in Philosophy _— F . N . Nkrumah . Instructor in Political Sciences and Economics—J . C . Tracey . Instructor in Psychology — D . H . Webs ter .
Walter White , N . A . A . C . P . Secretary , To Be At Lincoln Jan . 21 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
Walter White , N . A . A . C . P . Secretary , To Be At Lincoln Jan . 21 Brilliant Work Has Made Mr . White One Of Am Students Face World Crisis --- Theme Of N . S _. F . A . Conference Held In Minneapolis , Minn N . A . A . C . P . Secretary Senior Class Asks Students to Aid Yearbook _ML’WALTER WHITE Two hundred-odd students from colleges and universities throughout the nation began a 5-day Congress on December 27 at the University of Minnesota in which the future of youth in the complex domestic and international scene was discussed , The Congress was the fifteenth _~ f the National Student Federation of America , an organization ~ o promote stronger and more progressive forms of student government . Thesis of the Congress was _‘ ~ The Students Face a World Crisis . Principal problem faced by the delegates was the institut ~ on of a front against the forces combined to create the crisiswar abroad , racial , religious and political intolerances and domestic difficulties . Further d...
To Offer New Music Course Next Semester [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
To Offer New Music Course Next Semester The acquisition of a radio-phon-ograph and ten complete symphonic record sets of works , both classical and modern ‘ by the masters , supplementing other recorded works on h-and , makes it possible for the music department to offer a new and significant service to the cultural development of the University life . This opportunity to increase mu sical int elligence is open to al l and will be available under the follo wing plan : On Tuesday and Thursday afternoon , at 4 : 00 to 5 : 30 , any person may come to the studio , and request the playing of any specific records from the catalogue . On Saturdays the broadcasts of both the afternoon operas and the evening symphonic concerts will be observed , Each performance will ‘ be preceded by a short lecture -and followed by a limited discussion of the work , Scores of some of the compositions recorded and to be broadcast are available . This service will begin with the opening of the second semester...
Lincoln Trounces Morgan _44-24 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
Lincoln Trounces Morgan _44-24 With a surprising display of speed , deception , and sheer ability , a promising Lincoln quintet decidedly trounced Morgan State College ’ s fi v e , 44-24 , on the Olympia Court in Philadelphia last Friday night . From the first when Alton Wareham eased in a shot from under the ‘ basket early in the game , the supremacy of the Lion cagers was never in , doubt . A 18-11 halftime lead was increased to a 35-20 advantage midway in the last half . In the first half the Lion five displayed excellent team work and the steamroller was started of ~ w-hen Honey shot a quick pass to Hunter who hung up two -points on a fast break . Jess Gloster con-tri-buted his bit ‘ by tallying several long shots from all angles of the court , When Morgan lost the ball for travelling , Wareharn was downcourt to add another tally to Lincoln ’ s score , Young , so far inactive as far as shooting was concerned , broke through to gain an additional 2 points . Jess Gloster _hi turn ...
Prof . Larabee Attends Meeting Of Penologists [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
Prof . Larabee Attends Meeting Of Penologists - At the invitation of Dr . Robert L . Sutherland , head of the Department of Sociology at Bucknell University , Lincoln University was represented ‘ at the First Annual Criminology Conference , held at Bucknell University January 5-6 , 1940 . The Lincoln delegation consisted of : Professor Robert M . Lara-bee , Roy Nichols -and Franklin Williams . Through the efforts of Dr . Sutherland the entire conference group was able to tour the United -States Northeastern Penitentiary -at Lewisburg , Pennsylvania , a short distance from the University . This was the largest number ever allowed to tour the prison at one time . After -passing _, ’through the large double doors , the group was taken to the comfortable reception ~ óom where _visitOrs -await their ~ turn to see the Inmates . Through the gate that divided the reception room from the visiting chamk _ei ~ , could be seen the long table ‘ at which the inmates conversed with their guests , ...
Senior Class Will Snonsor Benefit Dance [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
Senior Class Will Snonsor Benefit Dance The Senior Class of Lincoln University has completed plans and arrangements ‘ for its second maj or economic venture to raise funds to finance its thousand-dol-lar Yearbook , which is to be brought out early this spring . This economic sally will consist of a dance to -be given in Phil- ~ delphia January 26 , at the 0 . V . Catto Auditorium , 16 th and Fitzwater Streets , The Dukes ’ Orchestra has been engaged to furnish the music for the occasion , The dance is a sequel of a simi-lar-proposed commercial venture at the Howard-Lincoln Football Classic , last Th anksgiving , where members of the Senior Class sold football hats , pennants , and game souvenirs . Paul D . Harris and Henry Martin , co-chairmen of the Dance Committee , have _had the posters and tickets printed and placed on sale ‘ at points in every section of the city , and express hope that . the public will respond favorably to this pioneer cl-ass venture . Walker Jackson , alumnu...
Photo Contest Announced For ’ - All Senior Men [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 16 January 1940
Photo Contest Announced For ’ - All Senior Men New York , January _l 5 th : —The Editors of Vogue Magazine , a Conde Nast Publication , have just announced ‘ a Photographic Contest for seniors in American colleges and universities . The contest offers two career prize _s— _-one for men , one for women—consisting of -a six months ’ apprenticeship , with salary , in the Conde Nast studios in New York—with the -possibility of a permanent position on completion of the period of apprenticeship . In addition , eight cash prizes and honorable mention will be awarded , The contest will be composed of a series of _, _~ , eight photographic problems to be _- -presented in the magazine . These will cover a wide range of - topics , including outdoor and ~ indoor shots , -action ,- still life , etc . ~ Winners of _-the contest will joi _~ i Vogue ’ s . staff on or about June 45 th . - For _furth ~ r information ,, write to : Conde Nas ~ News _,- Service , 420 Lexington 4 _~ . _veIiue , New _‘ _Y...