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High Scoring Bowler Will Receive Award [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
High Scoring Bowler Will Receive Award Roy W. Holllster, proprietor of the Hollister barber shop, North Water street, is offering a weekly award to thq Kent State university student who bowls the highest score each week. Hollister will give a haircut and tonic to the person bowling the highest score. The student will be required to present his activity card and a card signed by the Kent Recreation management to the effect that he bowled the highest score the .previous week.
Soph Court Stars [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Soph Court Stars Three, boys who are developing into fine court performers under Coach Rosy Starn's tutelage played a leading role in the Kent victory over Mount Union Saturday. Andreas, former Kent Roosevelt star, is by far the outstanding center on the squad. His early scoring and rebound work against Mount kept the Flashes in the ball game. Price, Sharon, Pa. athlete, is the top ball handler and passer on the Kent combine. Feduniak, quarterback on the football team, is well known for his scrappiness and spirit.
Big Man [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
Big Man Walt Porowski, big 185-pound heavyweight, who pinned Akron heavyweight Gugh in 6 minutes and 49 seconds of the final match. Porowski and Mike Karash were the only two members of the regular squad which appeared in the Akron meet. Karash also pinned Broge, taking only 3 minutes _and 46 seconds. mw POKOUJSKI-tfcAtyuJmdT
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 8 January 1940
LOST : Brown leather zipper note- x hook, size 10-12. Left on top of locker. Reward equal to value of notebook. Gene Dutter. Have Your Shoes ' . Repaired With Invisible Half Soles and Heels Your shoes will look new again at very reasonable prices. Central Shoe Shop 616 N. Mantua Nick C. Biasella, Prop. JOSEPH LUCEK Student Representative
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
The Kent Stater BEAT AKRON WEATHER—Rising temperature today; light snow tonight; light snow or rain tomorrow. Yesterday's high 25, low 15. Volume XV, Number i6(O z 568 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Wednesday, January 10. 1940 Whole Number 614 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, 1927, 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 Collegiate Press and Collegiate Digest. Represented by National Advertising Service, Inc., 420 Madison ave., New York. . Subscription Price $2.75 Per Year Jack Watts (Phone 4325) Editor-in-Chief Joe Blair, Jr. (Phone 4325) Business Manager Business staff: Assistant Business Managers: M...
Honor System Debate Subject Of First Forum [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Honor System Debate Subject Of First Forum JAMES N. HOLM RULES Walter Hoskins, Product of Kenyon College Will Present Case Whether or not students want t® take examinations under the honor system at Kent State university should be pretty well thrashed out in the first student-faculty forum in the university auditorium Friday morning at 11 o'clock. This "symposium" type of forum will not determine whether Kent State will have an honor system hut will enable Kent State students to exchange ideas and compare opinions as based on prepared presentations by speakers of the merits or faults of the system. Under the chairmanship of Prof. James N. Holm, Vincent McDevitt, student council member, will present a case for the honor system, followed by Noel Rapp's presentation of the defects and failures of taking exams without faculty supervision. Walter Hoskins who formerly studied under the honor system at Kenyon college will take the floor to exhibit a comparison of examinations from his own ...
Wesley Chairman [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Wesley Chairman Charles Cooley, university student and president of the Kent Methodist Wesley foundation, is chairman in charge of Northeastern Ohio Wesley foundation meeting of more tlian a half dozen colleges and universities to be held in Kent on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13 and 14. More than 300 persons will attend.
Will Durant to Draw Large Audience to Hear 'Marriage' Talk Tonight [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Will Durant to Draw Large Audience to Hear 'Marriage' Talk Tonight The large sale of reserve seat tickets by sp. m. yesterday shows that a large crowd is expected to be present when Will Durant, philosopher and famous lecturer, speaks at 7:30 tonight in the university auditorium. Approximately 700 reserve seats had been sold at 'closing time yesterday. It was announced that the booth will not be open today, but that tickets will be on sale at 7 o'clock this evening for those who still desire seats. Durant, who is recognized "by philosophers and sociologists as having done much in giving philosophy to the American people, will discuss "The Problems of Marriage." Having always had an ambition to he a public speaker, he has reached his goal, and has evolved a coherent method of giving complex information in simple form. His audiences have responded well to his logical order, natural eloquence and Gaellic wit. During the course of his lecture, Durant will discuss the antiquity of the ma...
Faculty Considers Revising Calendar [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Faculty Considers Revising Calendar Action on the tentative proposal of Registrar E. C. Stopher, chairman of the administrative calendar committee, that the 1940 commencement be changed from June .7 to June 10, was postponed Tuesday afternoon after the change had been presented to the university faculty meeting. If the change becomes effective, an extra day will be added to the spring vacation so that / students will not have to return to Kent on Easter Sunday. The change also would allow alumni meetings to be held Friday and Saturday afternoon, the baccalaureate service and the President's reception on Sunday and graduation on Monday Morning, June 10. Dean Earl W. Crecraft will leave Kent Wednesday to attend the 26 annual meeting of the Association of American colleges in Philadelphia, January 11 and 12.
Leebrick to Talk To Convention [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Leebrick to Talk To Convention Dr. K. C. Leebrick, president of the university, will deliver the welcoming address to the delegates attending the Intercollegiate convention of Democracies, which will be held on the university campus Saturday, January 13. The address will open the allday activities which will center the efforts of student speakers from all over Ohio upon the proposal of a world federated union of democratic states. William McFarlane, president of the Baldwin-Wallace chapter of Pi Kappa Delta, will deliver the keynote address following Dr. Leebrick. Two general sessions will be held in the auditorium, one at 9 a. m. and the other at 3 p. m. A congressional luncheon will be held at the Robin Hood at noon. James N. Holm, director of ensics, who has charge of the conference, pointed out that this is the first congress of such a nature to be held in intercollegiate circles.
KSU-Akron U Renew Rivalry Tonight [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
KSU-Akron U Renew Rivalry Tonight Flashes Oppose Zippers In Goodyear Gymnasium BULLETIN: Radio Station WJW of Akron, will carry an exclusive broadcast of the Kent State-Akron U basketball game this evening at Goodyear gym in Akron. The game and broadcast will begin at 8:30 p. m. For those attending the game, a special cheering section is being reserved. One of the hottest rivalries in Ohio will be resumed tonight when Kent's Golden Flashes invade Goodyear gym at Akron against the Akron university Zippers. There will be a preliminary game beginning at 7:30 p. m. The traditional rivalry started in 1928, Kent having won but one of 11 encounters since that time. Their lone victory a 40 to 28 win in 1935. Tom Dowler, Zipper coach has his charges keyed up for this game and they are out to avenge the recent 29 to 5 victory Kent's matmen scored over the Akron wrestlers. Both teams annually point for this court meeting, and many rooters consider the season a success if their team wins this g...
Us and Little Abner, We're Both Crazy [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Us and Little Abner, We're Both Crazy By Virginia Frederick Oh, carefree collidge daze . . .&lt; oh hoomerous collidge stoodents ... oh such innercent pranks . .. Boy—Little Abner sure said a mouthful when he uttered those immortal phrases! Kent State students have nothing on Little Abner when it comes to gullibility . . . they think everything is an innocent prank too. We stay up all night to write a term paper . . . we think we are contributing greatly to the advance of education with that momentous dissertion . . . little do we realize we're ruining our health . . . we'll all be hags in five years ... or maybe we are now. Oh, carefree collidge daze!These papers we stay up to write . . . and the books we read in a night ... we think we're really learning something then, too. It's all forgotten the next day . . . usually just before we go to take an exam. Oh, happy collidge daze! We don't feel well ... we rush up to the infirmary . . . our leg is broken so they give us pink...
Today's Editorial ABOUT THE HONOR SYSTEM [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
Today's Editorial ABOUT THE HONOR SYSTEM TTONOR systems can be made a success. Practical application of the principles of this system are in evidence at Hiram, Oberlin and other colleges. Students at these institutions vouch for the practicability of this plan. Before such a system can succeed, however, knowledge of just what an honor system requires should be possessed. The points that go to make the honor system desirable must be known. An honor system, ordinarily, involves four provisions: First, all tests are given without the presence and supervision of any professor or instructor. The latter merely bring tests to the classroom and present them to the students. Secondly, students in the examinations are their own disciplinarians. They assume any and all responsibility for the prevention of cheating during the examinations.' This inincludes individual and collective responsibility for such classroom practices. Any cases found by the class will be reported. This also includes the...
The Sad Case of Wilhemina My Daze [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 10 January 1940
The Sad Case of Wilhemina My Daze by Berta Kernen Wilhemina, although much like the average coed, entered college possessing one unfortunate peculiarity : this was an antiquated and perverted conception of the substance of higher education. She had heard about Plato and Aristotle, Voltaire, Homer, Kant, Darwin, Goethe, and, in her simplicity, she supposed that she would in the university learn more about these and other individuals who have contributed significantly to the veneer called civilization. * * * Even on the first day she began to perceive the fallacies of her thinking. Upon evincing a desire to study Greek drama she was regarded with a startled look of tolerant amusement and kindly advised that Principles of Salesmanship would prove of far greater utility. Anyway, there was no Greek on the curriculum. She learned also that there were "too many people leaving college without training to do any particular work;" that the old impractical curriculi are being superseded by edu...