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MR . YOUT _h GOES TO WASHINGTON [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
MR . YOUT _h GOES TO WASHINGTON Debate Team Holds rfL De 1 e ~ ate Reports Minn . M eetin g Students interested in -becoming members of the Varsity Debating Team have been organized into two squads , The first squad consists of Howard Payne , chairman ; Edward Nichols , Robert Hall , Willis Pinkett , John Doggett , Jr ., Charles Hooe . The second squad _consists of Virgil Young , chairman ; Kingsley M-badiwe , John Ford , Paget Alves , Lendell Chase , and James L . Morgan . The first trial debate was held on February 7 in the basement of Rendall Hall on the question , Re--solved : That the Garner AntiLynching Plan Should Be Adopt- ( Continued on page 2 , col . 5 ) Jack C . Tracey , editor-in-chief of the Lincolnian and Student Council representative to the Fifteenth Annual Cong ress of the National Student Federation of America , gave a brief outline of his experiences in Minnesota in a chapel period last week . He told the student body of his impressions of the congress and the sma...
Lions Overwhelm Va . State 61-46 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Lions Overwhelm Va . State 61-46 Undaunted by the Union defeat and with ‘ bright hopes of a court championship still shining before them , the Lincoln University quintet travelled to Petersburg on Saturday , February 17 , to trounce the Virginia State Troja ns , 6 1-46 . This was the worst defeat ever suffered ‘ by State on its home court . Although treated to a strange version of Southern hospitality on the preceding night at the hands of Virginia Union , the Lions appeared ‘ unfazed by returning to their winning ways and proving that the near-upset by the Trojans earlier in the season was all a mistake . The Lions completely _outeThHs ed the _Trojans with Young , Honey , Glo ~ ter , Wareham and Hunter at their best form , Both defensive and offensive play was at high gear , with the nigh-impregnable shifting zone defense thwarting the high-powered State sharpshooters who had rolled up half a hundred points against the Lions at Lincoln . The fast breaking Lion forwards with eagle-e...
. _~ : Union Upsets Lions ~ jJ n Sur prise Rall y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
. _~ : Union Upsets Lions ~ jJ n Sur prise Rall y The Lincoln University ‘ basket- ‘ ball Lions recently returned from a brief southern jaunt that pitted them against the two strong Virginia teams , Union and State . _‘ air first encounter was with - rip-roaring Panthers of Union on Friday night , February 16 , and it found them engaged in one of the most hard-fought contests ever staged in the Richmond Community center . Still stinging from their 43-31 clawing by the Lions on the preceding week in Philadelphia , the Panthers were a victory-bent , _. _blood-thirsty lot , and throughout utilized the same dazzling and deliberate tactics that won them the C . I . A _, A . diadem and crushed the national championship Long Island University quintet last year , The Lions , by displaying a superior brand of ball that has made them the center of attraction thus far this season , paced the champs point for point in the earlier part of the first _. period , and thundered into the second half ...
( 1 _tiituar i [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
( 1 _tiituar i The students and faculty of Lincoln University were shocked to learn of the death of Kenneth Sinclair Dodson of the class of ‘ 39 . He was well known on the campus ,- in Brooklyn , N . Y ., and to the entire student movement in America . _It _- was just last year that he influenced student opinion and action on the campus of Lincoln University with his refreshingly new view point , his firm convictions on basic issues and his zeal to elevate the standards of hi ~ fellow students . His stimulation was largely responsible for the development of many of our campus leaders over the past three years and his detached , impartial judgment was responsible for the settlement of many a campus problem involving fraternity friction , student attitude and individual difference , He was a friend to all and was always willing to lend an ear to a person in trouble . He was extremely active on the campus , s e r vi n g as Editor-in-chief of the Lincolnian , Editor-in-chief of the 1939...
Pla yers Castin g New Produ ction [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Pla yers Castin g New Produ ction The Lincoln University players have -begun readings for a new three-act play entiled Wings Over Europe . This play is a powerful anti-war play anc ~ should be particularly effective at the present time . Invitations have been received to -present this play at Morgan State College and at The Church of the Master in New York in the early spring . . A one-act - play entitled X Equals Zero ! ’ will be cast in the near future . Plans are now being completed for trips to Philadelphia , New York , Wilmington , and Greensboro , N . C . - Rehearsals are held every Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 : 30 p . m . All students interested in actin g , stagecraft , play writing , or play directing are invited to participate ,
STATE GIVE S T . B . TESTS [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
STATE GIVE S T . B . TESTS A series of Tuberculin tests , _giv en by the Pennsylvania Department of ‘ Health under the sponsorship of the University , were instituted this semester . Dr . Thomas Bass , university physician , was instrumental in bringing this examination service to Lincoln , The test included an inoculation and an x-ray examination . They were conducted by doctors and nurses of the state health department . Dr . Bass , in commenting on the examinations said , _ It is to be hoped that these tests could be given every year in order that any symptoms might _be detected . Such a movement as this benefits not Only the students , but the university in Its effort to maintain a high -health record ,
Omega Psi Phi Elects Officers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Omega Psi Phi Elects Officers At its first formal meeting of the year , - on January 31 , the Beta chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity elected its officers for the coming year . The following men were elected to office : Theodore E . Bolden , to succeed John W . Thomas as Basileus ; Albert Neely , succeeding James Bohannon as Vice Basileus ; Ronimus Stokes , replacing James E _. Johnson as Keeper of Record ; Lynnon K n i g h t succeeded J , Harold Nichols as Keeper of Finance ; Kenneth Phipps succeeded Theodore Bolden as Editor to the Oracle , and was also appointed ( Co ntinued on page 2 , col . 3 )
Eight Gradua te In Febr uar y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Eight Gradua te In Febr uar y The following men , by vote of the faculty of Lincoln University completed all requirements for the degree Of A . B ., and -became eligible for graduation , February 6 . 1941 : William Frederic Aden , Charleston , C _, ~ _WIll _1 _am ~ E ; _Au-. son , Cape _~ , _Iay , N . ’ J ~ ; -Perry L . Cook , Wash ~ n _~ ton _, b . ‘ C . ; -Tho mas B . Livingstthi , _Newport , R . _: _1 _. _; _- Herbert C . _Norris ~ _Chester , -Penna . ; Henry Thomas , - Norristo ~~~ Penna _, ; - J , Can èron Thorñ h _ill , Brooklyn , N ~ Y . - - ~ nd Philip -H . Reed , Corona , N . -y ~ _- -
ExNihilo Nihil Fit [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
ExNihilo Nihil Fit The object of -higher education is the training of the mind . Since the student will not live in a vacuum when he has graduated , his mind must ‘ be so trained that -he will act intelligently after he _- receives ‘ his degree . Or to -put it another way , the ‘ object of the college is the -production of intelligent citizens . This is the object - to which the’ education profession has dedicated itself . ~ Students know that the income of their parents has been drastically _reduCed _~ I _~ _-d ‘ _cól _1 _eg&amp; _’ _means - - ~ elf- _’ denial at home , The repOrts from every part of the country seem to indicate that American students are ‘ buckling- down to the ’ business of-education as never before . Genuine scholarship at Lincoln University seems to be fast disappearing . Sound scholarship is sacrificed by hasty -preparation for lectures , over-cutting , and a ‘ constant refusal to use the resoUrces of the li’brary . An opportunity to -receive a good co...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
- THE LINCOLN IAN _- _- Published by the students of Lincoln University ‘ _bk-weekly _; during school year Entered as second class matter at the Lincoln University Post Office , Lincoln University , Penna . _- EDITOR IAL BOARD Ed itor _-ln ~ Chief Jack C . Tr acey , ‘ 40 Managing Editor Jesse E . Gloster , ‘ 41 News Editor -Harold L . Gregory , ‘ 40 Secretary , Nathan Wright , ‘ 43 NEWS STAFF Feature Editor _I _. Newton Perry , ‘ 41 Re-Write Editor Glenn Fow _lkes , ‘ 41 Sports Editor John W . Thomas , ‘ 40 Asst . Sports Editor James K . Baker , ‘ 41 Sports Columnists Charles Bull , ‘ 40 Geor ge TwIne , ‘ 42 BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Grant Shockley , ‘ 42 Advertising Manager Franklin Williams , ‘ 41 Asst . Advertising Manager Robert 0 . Hutchinson , ‘ 41 Circulation Manager Roy Nichols , ‘ 41 Asst . Circulation Manager Harold Whitehead , ‘ 43 ART STAFF Staff Photographer s Paul Williams , ‘ 42 John B . Thompson , ‘ 43 Staff Cartoonist Edward Maddox , ‘ 43 REPORTORIAL STAFF Abd...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
23 Enrol l For Second Semestei The students enrolled at _Lincoli for the second semester are ’ th following : Benjamin Anderson , freshman Atlantic City , N . 3 . Robert Anderson , freshman Wilmington , Del . - Lewis Adams , freshman , Phila . delphia , Penna . Samuel Bromfield , freshman New York . _- Andrew Cooper , - _- sophomore _Phildeli hia , Penna . ( Re ) _- William _- Capper , ü _~ ic _, _lássifièd _, Kingstry , S C . Manuel Costa , freshman , Porl Chester , N Y . Rayford Ellis , - Sophomore Washington , D . C . ( Re ) Tymes Epps , freshman , _MaCon , Ga . Theodore Fitzpatrick , freshman , Jamaica , N . Y . William Harris , freshman , Savannah , Ga . _- James Hedrick , unclassified , Chicago , Ill . Wairedo Loan , freshman , New York . Charles McLurkin , freshman , _~ ‘ t . Huachuca , Arizona . Andrew Maxwell , freshman , Paterson , N . J . George Reed , freshman , Baltimore , Md . - David Pinckney , freshman , Nes ’ York . -John Shelburne , freshman , Boston , Mass . ( Re ...
• ACTIVITIE S GAMES TOURNEY IN CHAP EL [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
• ACTIVITIE S GAMES TOURNEY IN CHAP EL Russell Tracy , chairman of the Y . M . C . A . games tournament committee , announces that the Y . M . C , A . annual games tournament started on February 21 and will extend for 3 -days after that date . The finals will be on Fe : bruary 26 . The purchase of new equipment by the Y . M . C . A . will aid in a larger and more diversified tournament . Pinochle , bridge , whist , checkers , chess , ping-pong and shuffle-board will be included in the tournament . - Prizes will be awarded for first and second places . All men interested in participating in the eournament are asked to turn their entries into _Russé’ll Tracy , John Dogget or William Ramsey . Malcolm Roberts and Roy Nichols represented the Y . M . C . A . -cabinet in -chapel on February 15 when they outlined to the _studen body the plan of erecting ‘ a cabin . - for the use of the student body . This ca-bin shall be constructed with the aid -of student labor -and outside la-bor and wil...
Fra ternity Spring _- Dances Scheduled [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Fra ternity Spring _- Dances Scheduled A committee , representing the four -campus fraternities met with Dean Frank Wilson on Wednesday , February 14 , and revised the fraternity _- dance schedule . Definite dates for dances and public programs were granted to the four fraternities , The dates secured are as follows : Kappa Alpha Psi , April 12 ; Phi Beta Sigma , May 3 ; Omega Psi Phi , April 19 , and Alpha Phi Alpha , May 11 . The granting of dates for this semester was on the basis that a definite agreement would ‘ be reached in regards to next year ’ s social program . The inter-fraternal committee came to a unanimous decision that next year two fraternity dances shall be held in the first semester and two in the second semester , with the groups alternating the following year . This was chosen out of a number of alternatives such as one inter-fraternal dance a year , one fraternity dance in the fall and three in . the spring , two fraternity dances a year and one fraternity danc...
The Language Of Music [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
The Language Of Music The language of music is only fully understod through - the - actual reading of music , All the vast store of musical literature , symphonies , operas , great church works , chamber music and songs takes on new - and _- significant meaning to the ’ -person whO can read musical notation . To supply the _- need - for this knowledge on the campus there will be given a non-credit _COurse in Music Reading and Sight-Sing-ing on Monday and Friday evenings in the Music Studio from 6 : 30 to 7 : 00 oclock . Avail youEself of this opportunity tO become musically literate . _- A . S . U . Sponsors Campaig n The Lincoln University Chapter of the , American Student Union is sponsoring a citizenship campaign as a result or outgrowth of the American Youth Congress Citizenship Institute . The object of this -campaign is to influence a large number of the Lincoln University student body to write letters to their congressmen , asking , eyen demanding , their- - support of the An...
Dr . Wri ght Talks ‘ On Turke y ’ and The Present War [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Dr . Wri ght Talks ‘ On Turke y ’ and The Present War A public - lecture was given by Doctor Walter L . Wright , Jr ., President of Robert College , Istanbul , Turkey , and son of the president of Lincoln University . For many years active and influential in the affairs of the Near East , Doctor Wright is one of the most sympathetic students Of the problems of that area , and it was from that point of vio _~ ’ , that he spoke on February 18 at a forum in the chapel . He indicated the fact that there is no real danger of Turkey being- _Involved in the present war in spite of the fact that she has become an . ally of England . Germany , he ‘ said , is not thinking of _makii ~ g war on the Balkan states because it is from _ti rse small natiohs that she receives the necessary essen ~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ _ITh t 6 _1 _’d _’ Thf _th _0 _work _‘ _Of _ ~~~ _bert ~ - College anc ~ the significant part that it _is playing in the education of the Turkish -student . The char acter \ of...
Letters To Editor [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 24 February 1940
Letters To Editor Mr . Jack C . Tracey , III - The Lincolnian Lincoln University , Penna , Dear Mr . Tracey : Your letter of last December was appreciated far more than the tardiness of this reply , would seem to indicate , and _‘ I can only offer you our , sincerest apologies for this delay in following up our acknowledgement slip with the personal reply it promised , We are sorry our report on the Howard-Lincoln game ‘ did not meet with your favor . It was not our intention , I can assure you , to treat the contest in a manner the least bit different from that in which we treat all sports encounters . The facts we presented were simply the ones that seemed the most newsworthy to our man . We were very glad to have your criticism , however . You may be sure it has -been carefully noted . _• Sincerely , yours , Dorothy ScOtt , For the Editors CONFUCIUS say : He who know , and know he know , him wise—follow . He who know not , and know he know not , him sleep—please wake . He who kno...