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Anglican Club Recognized by Tri-Diocesan Council [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Anglican Club Recognized by Tri-Diocesan Council On October 24 the _Anpliran Club of American University was admitted into the Tri-Diocesan Conference , an organization of Episcopal clubs in the colleges of this diocese and several adjacent ones . There is an annual council of the units , and a permanent organization is maintained . The Rev . Ronalds Taylor , S . T . D _., of College Park , Md ., is the secretary . The club has applied to the Committee on Schools and Colleges of the diocese for a chaplain . In Advent the club will begin the printing of a weekly bulletin containing announcements and news . An information service covering church history and bibliography will be part of this bulletin , but the service extends further . Any student or professor who wishes infor ¬ mation may turn in their questions to the Program Committee , Box 127 in the college post office , and answers will be sent to them , providing their post office box number is turned in with the questions . A s...
Halloween Celebrated in Women ' s Dormitory [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Halloween Celebrated in Women s Dormitory On Thursday , October 31 , the resident * of the womens dormitory were invited to a little party that was given in order that they might celebrate Halloween in the approved spooky manner . The girls joined hands , and were led a many chase through the halls and into one of the roomi where they were shown , by the uncertain glimmer of a flashlight , a pole white figure that lay on the bed in quite a deathlike manner . Then after itumbling over chairs and beaches placed in their path by malicious ghosts , whom they beard rolling cant down the stairs , the girls were led downstairs where refreshments were served . On the following day , Friday , November 1 , the Women s Self-Government _AfSOfbttop _gsvt a formal dinner in the dining hall of the dorm . The tablet were cleverly decorated with crepe paper black cats and pumpkini , and the hall was decorated with jack-o -lanterns and cornstalks . There were also very attractive little favors that f...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
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Faculty-Dramat Comedy Tonight "Fanny ' s First Play" by G . B Shaw is First Dramatic Club Play Given With Faculty Cast [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Faculty-Dramat Comedy Tonight Fanny s First Play by G . B Shaw is First Dramatic Club Play Given With Faculty Cast Huguenot Society is Guest of Miss Gait The American University Dramatic Club , in conjunction with the faculty of the College of Liberal Arts , will present Fanny s First Play , by George Bernard Shaw in the gymnasium at the American University campus , tonight , November 26 , at 8 : 15 , with the following cast in the order of their appearance : The Prologue and Epilogue ; A Footman , Clyde Williams ; Cecil Savoyard , Walter Shenton ; Count ODowda , Will Hutchins ; Fanny ODowda , Orrel Belle Claflin ; Mr . Trotter , Otis Fellows ; Mr . Vaughan , George Sixbey ; Mr . Gunn , Edward McAdam , Jr . ; Mr . Flawner Bannal , Milton Crist . The Play : Mrs . Gilbey , Hilda French ; Mr . Gilbey , Charles Marsh ; Juggins , Arthur Flemming ; Miss Delaney , Laura Barrett : Mrs . Knox , Bernice Moler ; Mr . Knox . Harold Golder ; Margaret Knox , Helen Tucker ; Lieutenant Duvallet , T...
Madrigal Singers Present Chapel Program of Songs [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Madrigal Singers Present Chapel Program of Songs Dr . Kaufman Scores College Standardization Publishes Article in Magazine Making Plea for Fostering of Creative Spirit The Madrigal Singers of Washington presented a program of pastoral songs of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in chapel Friday , November 8 . In keeping with the period of their songs , were their colorful costumes of the seventeenth century . The director of the group of five singers is Mrs . John Milton Sylvester , who accompanied at the piano . Miss Elizabeth Waters , soprano , was the soloist . The other members of the group were Elizabeth Taylor Copping , Mary Grabill Smith , Norma Hughes , and Mary Lerch . Miss Mary Diffenbaugh , a graduate in the class of 1929 of American University , was instrumental in bringing the singers to the University . In an article entitled , The Game and the Challenge , Dr . Kaufman voices a plea for the fostering of the creative spirit in our colleges . His article is not only...
Regional Deans of Women Conduct Meeting at A . U . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Regional Deans of Women Conduct Meeting at A . U . Dean Brown Presides Over Delegates of Colleges of Adjoining States The annual meeting of the Regional Deans of Women Association was held in Hurst Hall of American University on Saturday , November 23 . Representatives from the various colleges and universities of the states of Maryland , Delaware , and Virginia , as well as from the District of Columbia ) attended the gathering . The affair was of special significance for American University , since Mary Louise Brown , dean of women at A . U ., is the president of the Association . The program for the day began at twenty minutes past nine in the morning with the registration for all visiting members in Hurst Hall . Shortly after came the opening session , the gathering being addressed by President Brown in a short speech of welcome , followed by the announcements for the day , as well as the minutes and reports of the last meeting . Between the hours of 11 an | J __ 12 o clock , Mi...
Will Hutchins to Conduct Art Tour of Europe Tonr to Sail June 13 and Will Include Passion Play as a Feature of the Trip [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Will Hutchins to Conduct Art Tour of Europe Tonr to Sail June 13 and Will Include Passion Play as a Feature of the Trip Professor Will Hutchins of the American University , Fine Arts Department , will conduct an Art Appreciation tour in Europe during the coming summer of 1930 for the Intercollegiate Division of the Temple Tours , Incorporated . Mr . Hutchins and party will sail from New York at midnight , on the cabin steamer Lapland , on June 13 , and will be due to arrive in Paris on June 22 . They plan to stay in Paris until June 29 , after which they will continue their tour over the continent . The nations included in their tour will be France , Switzerland , Italy , Austria , Germany . Holland , Belgium , and England . One of the most interesting features of the trip is that the Hutchins tour will arrive in Oberammergau July 26 , and will view the Passion Play on the following day . The regular tour will return home on the steamer Alaunia , arriving at Montrwrr on August 25 . ...
Press Conference Will Be Guests of American Eagle Second Meeting of Confer -ence on Oct . 26 at George -town Gives Next Meet -ing to A . U . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Press Conference Will Be Guests of American Eagle Second Meeting of Conference on Oct . 26 at Georgetown Gives Next Meeting to A . U . The second Intercollegiate Press Conference was held October 2 b at Georgetown University . Carlton Ayers , Norman Cramer , and John M . Houston attended the conference as representatives of The Eagle and Aucola . Among the outstanding accomplishments of the conference was the drawing up and approval of a constitution . Herbert Angel , chairman of the board of the George Washington Hatchet , was elected president of the Press Conference , and Joseph Brunini , editor of the Hoya , was elected secretary of the conference . The third meeting of the conference will be held at American University on April 26 . Norman Cramer , who has been appointed temporary chairman of the coming conference , is arranging the program . The delegates will be guests of the College publications during the conference . It is hoped that Mr . Lawerence _, editor of the United ...
Debate Season Opens on Dec . 4 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Debate Season Opens on Dec . 4 A . U . Is Host to Washington and Lee Squad in First Debate . Dickinson and Syracuse Also on List The American University debate team will open a formidable season on December 4 , when the men are hosts to the squad of Washington and Lee University . The American University has the choice of sides on the question , Resolved , That higher education should be limited to those with special ability . Competition is particularly strong for varsity berths , as two positions were left vacant by the graduation of Roland Rice and Willis Delaplain . Dual debates have been arranged with the forensic representatives of Dickinson College , Carlisle , Pennsylvania , and Syracuse University , Syracuse , New York . The question for the first of these debates is the higher education discussion . A debate with Hood College has been added to the women s schedule . This year is unique in that for the first time debates have been scheduled for the freshman teams . Mr . Hem...
Dean Brown Gives Tea to All College Women [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Dean Brown Gives Tea to All College Women A tea for all the college women was given by Dean Brown in the Women s Residence Hall on Friday afternoon , November 15 . A program consisting of local talent was given . The girls quartet sang , Would to God I Were a Tender Blossom , and a Negro Spiritual , Were You There ? The quartet is composed of Doris Willis , Helen Tucker , Deisie Appel , and Mary Cline . Doris Willis and Helen Tucker also sang a duet , Sing Me to Sleep . Dr . Dudley accompanied them , and coached the quartet and duet . Sadie Mae White gave a reading , The Arena Scene from Quo Vadis _, by Sienkiewc . Deisie Appel gave a readbig of the three lyrics , Barter by Sara Teasdale , Sea Fever by John Masefield , and The Apple Blossoms by William Martin . Various girls served as hostesses and assisted at the tea tables . Mitt Bernice Moler , registrar at the College of Liberal Arts , a member of the local sorority Kappa Xi at the University of Maryland , was a speaker at the I...
Anglican Club is Received by Bisbop [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Anglican Club is Received by Bisbop Rev . W . S . Shearer Appointed Chaplain to Club by Bishop Freeman The Rt . Rev . James E . Freeman . Bishop of Washington , appointed the Rev . W . Shearer , rector of St . Columbas church , 42 nd and Albermarle streets , as chaplain to the Anglican Club on November 18 . The chaplain is well known to some of the club members who feel that it is most fortunate to obtain him . Bishop Freeman received the dub at his house in the Cathedral Close on Tuesday , November 19 at S o clock . He gave an inspiring talk , mentioning his faith in the youth of today and the marvelous era in which they would be privileged to live . A meeting of the club was held on Monday , November IS , at 8 o clock in Room 203 , Hurst Hall . Mr . Robert Moncure , president of the Episcopal ( Continued on page 5 , column 2 )
Houston and Ayers Present Property to Dramatic Club [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Houston and Ayers Present Property to Dramatic Club The necessity for new furniture fot the Dramatic Club was met through John M . Houston and Carlton Ayers who presented the Dramat with a muchneeded chestnut drop-leaf table . Mr . Hutchins also bought four period chairs to go with the table . They will make their first appearance in Fannie 1 * First Play , Tuesday night , and will be used by the Dramtt henceforth . By the end of the year they plan to have a _tettee and a screen .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
IICAMPUS OPINION To the Editor—Dear Sir : The library is a place for serious study . So reads the statement in the College Handbook . Although students are accustomed to hold the opinion that not all the rules and statements in handbooks are to be taken seriously , this is one statement which , from the real student s viewpoint , should be taken seriously . Now the point is that the use of the library is not at present confined to studying . The writer has observed on occasion at least three occupants of the main reading room who were engaged solely in the writing of personal letters . And when the letter was finished , they evidently had completed the object for which they came to the library that evening , for they departed . These letter writers were girls whose rooms in the dormitory would have served just as efficiently for this purpose as the main reading room of the library . In view of the crowded conditions prevailing in the library , particularly in the evenings , it would...
No Captains to be Permanent for A . U . Teams [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
No Captains to be Permanent for A . U . Teams I FRATERNITY NEWS 5 Phi Delta Gamma American U . Adopts New System of Electing Captains for All Varsity Teams The Alpha chapter of the Phi Delta Gamma sorority , located at the American University Graduate School , held a short business meeting on November 6 . Plans were made for a tea to be given by the sorority on December 2 for the women of the Graduate School and the School of the Political Sciences . Acting under the suggestion of Coach Young , American University joined the ranks of other more progressive colleges in regard to its athletic policy last week when the faculty approved the athletic committee s report which abolishes the system of electing captains foi the various varsity teams . Under the system which is to go into effect at the beginning of next year , there will be no elected captains . The coach will appoint a captain before each game , for that one game . At the end of the season there is a possibility of electing ...
Frosh , Sophs Stage Campus Comedy of Errors in Deciding Wild Contest [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Frosh , Sophs Stage Campus Comedy of Errors in Deciding Wild Contest The biggest event of the year took place Friday , November 8 , when the World s Most Famous Players staged the Comedy of Errors on American University campus . At 2 : 30 that afternoon , a small crowd could be seen gathering at the edge of the girls hockey field , and a few minutes later the audience was roaring with laughter at the acrobatic stunts of the players . The audience had great difficulty in following the movements of the players , for the performance , which was supposed to be a game of hockey between the freshman and sophomore boys , resembled more closely a game of golf and dodge ball combined . Swanson , the cleverest of all acton , insisted on concealing the ball in his pocket and advancing with it to a secluded spot where he could tee off in peace , not pieces . He then proceeded to shoot the ball to the other end of the field while the clowns in the center dodged it . For proof on this matter cons...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two weeks by the _Shtdents of the College of Liberal Arts of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price - $ 2 JO _e Year _Knterrt «¦ iwona-claaa _matterOctober _» , 1918 . attht port offlw . at Waahliwton , t &gt; . C . una _« r Act ot March »¦ 1 ST * . EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief George L . Sixbey , 30 Associate Editors Raymond Spaeth , 30 Mary Scull , 30 Assistant Editors Rcger W . Craven , 31 . Carlton , 31 | * _ Issue Editor Roger W . Craven REPORTERS Helen Goodman , 30 Claire Altland , 31 Ethelwyn Hine , 31 John M . Houston , 31 Jane Lytle . 31 Audrey Belt , 32 Brooke Bright , 32 W . Yule Fisher , 32 Mercedes J ordan , 32 Jane Rice , 32 Elsie Sandberg , 32 Gwendolyn Folsom , 32 Daniel Terrell , 32 Beatrice Adam , 33 Betty Brundage , 33 Dorothy Hamilton , 33 Anne King , 33 Robert Marcus , 33 Sarah Motley , 33 Elizabeth Towne , 33 Agatha Varela , 33 BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Norman S . Cramer , 31 Assista...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Alumni • One of the greatest assets any university has is its alumni . The organization of graduates of the College of Liberal Arts in an Alumni Union last spring was a step in the direction of efficient functioning of the alumni of the College . The Alumni Association of the University has been functioning for several years . Well-informed alumni of the College and University can bring much pressure to bear toward the improvement of their Alma Mater . We need not mention the financial aid which successful graduates can render . There is , however , a greater function which all alumni can help fill , —that of healthy backing of coUege spirit . Alumni encouragement in athletics , debate , glee club , and other musical productions , dramatics , and student publications is invaluable . The Eagle , which is now being sent to all alumni of the University whose addresses are known , welcomes this opportunity to greet the alumni of the University . We feel that we can be of service in keep...
Frosh Finds Dean s Office Instructive [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 November 1929
Frosh Finds Dean s Office Instructive Already in the brief career of American University the feet of many students have worn a narrow path into the office of Dean Woods . This year or November 6 and 7 it was considerably deepened and widened by the passing in and out of the entire freshman class , receiving grade reports from the dean , as their personal adviser . Most of those feet were attached to legs that trembled somewhat at the knee , as they entered , whether from nervous eagerness or dread it is hard to say . Coming out , the suspense over , many knees continued to quiver with relief , while a few , alas , were weak from the shock . According to the dean , however , the level of achievement in this year s freshman class is more uniform than ever before , and there are fewer failures .