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Wot's Wot Wot of It [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 March 1931
Wot's Wot Wot of It By Gus V gnolle After last Saturday's impressive victory over the Long Beach J. C. Vikings, the Corsair pelota-tossers showed possibilities of later becoming a fairly good baseball nine. We shall see what we shall see! At the thirteenth annual Southern Pacific A. A. U. relay championships, staged at Long Beach last Saturday, two junior colleges of the Eastern division managed to snag a place. Citrus garnered a fourth in the one-mile relay (junior colleges). The quar-ter-mile relay saw Riverside make out in third place. Wonder why Santa Monica wasn't represented? It is said that different things please different kinds of people. This ought tq hold true here at Santa Monica Junior College —that is, talking about sports. One can't squawk about not having enough of a variety, because there are five different sports now in progress, and you should sail for one of the five, at least. Here's the lineup: track, baseball, golf, tennis and swimming. Duane "Steve" Stevenson...
Swimming Practice Starts [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 March 1931
Swimming Practice Starts AH Junior College men interested in trying out for the varsity swimming team should see Mr. Osterholt as soon as possible. Swimming practice will begin next week. Arrangements are now being made to use one of the local beach club tanks three times a week throughout the season.
Baseball Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 March 1931
Baseball Schedule April 11 —Santa Monica at San Bernardino. April 17 —S. M. at PGmona. April 25 —Riverside at S. M. May 2 —Chaffey at S. M. May 9 —Santa Monica at Citrus. Golf matches are the same as the baseball games, only held in the morning. The tennis schedule coincides with that for biseball, except that the matches will take place at the opposite school.
BUSH DISCUSSES REGISTRATION AT FULLERTON [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
BUSH DISCUSSES REGISTRATION AT FULLERTON Yesterday Dr. Bush journeyed to Fullerton, where he attended a conference of the Southern California Junior.College Association, at which meeting policies regarding registration, attendance, transfer of students, and acquainting students with requirements concerning curricula, pre-majors, graduation and certificate courses. The program proceeded after the fashion of a round-table discussion, with no formal papers nor presentation of topics. The conference started at nine, Tuesday, and ended at three that afternoon. According to a letter received from H. E. Wilson, commissioner of men's athletics, Southern California Junior College Association, there will Be a meeting tomorrow afternoon at Fullerton, at which two important business matters will come before the association for consideration. The meeting will endeavor to reach a decision regarding the eligibility of a member of the Los Angeles Junior College basketball team. The second question ...
DATE ANNOUNCED FOR STUDENT BODY PLAY [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
DATE ANNOUNCED FOR STUDENT BODY PLAY May 15 is the date that has been set for the Junior College student body play. Mr. Paul G. Kepner announced this morning. Owing to the demand for the High School stage, a meeting was held in which dates were allotted for each of the events planned. The schedule provides for a twenty-day rehearsal period during which the stage will be reserved for the exclusive use of the Junior College. Although the date has already been set, the play has not been definitely decided upon; from all indications it will probr.bly be a farce comedy. When the students at the Cambridge U are expelled, they are given a mock funeral
S. R. O. SIGN OUT IS ASSURAN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
S. R. O. SIGN OUT IS ASSURAN Reports on advance sales from opera ticket headquarters indicate that the "Fortune Teller" is assured of a sell-out for both Friday and Saturday nights, according to Miss Moon. One dollar tickets are practically gone, although a few choice seats are still available. The advance sale ended Friday, but tickets will be on sale in the main hall all this week. There will be a ticket salesman on duty before school, during periods, during the lunch hours, and after school. A matinee of the "Fortune Teller" will be presented March 25 at 2:00 p. m. Tickets for the matinee are not reserved, and will sell for fifty cents. Doctor Bush is excusing all Junior College students for this performance. Ticket officials urge all desiring to attend the evening performances to purchase their tickets immediately. All seats are reserved at seventy-five cents and a dollar.
Yost Gives First of "Adventure " Talks [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
Yost Gives First of "Adventure " Talks Women of the student body are extremely fortunate in being able to hear the first of a series of programs titled, "Adventures in Understanding," next Monday night, at the "Y" house, at 7:30 o'clock. Alice Yost, a well known entertainer, is to talk to the members on "Cultural Reading." Miss Yost has an established reputation for holding her audience's attention to the nth degree, and her talk promises to be one of the best programs yet presented to this organization. A large attendance is anticipated, since all women of the student body are invited to attend.
WHO'S NEXT? [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
WHO'S NEXT? Pip! pip! Surprise! A word to the foolish, a warning to the wise. And since our balcony is in danger of being lost to us, we've decided to make a big noise about the noise-makers in our Hall of Study. And the runners-up for first place leave our small mind in a state of childlike bewilderment. It seems that — has made known by a conspicuous lack of study and an overabundance of loud laughter. We don't like to be nasty, but, if you still feel like high school, don't force yourself upon the College. We smile sweetly and pi:k on a real pest. Jack Burriston is not yet far enough j removed from kindergarten to realize that j (Continued on Page Three) (Continued from Page One) people with college minds sit upon college chairs —not library tables —-and indulge in the genteel art of study while in the Study Hall. Either that, or they don't force themselves upon the eyes and ears of students who occasionally feel the urge to pass the time away quietly, and in the same room. We're...
Provides Contrast [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
Provides Contrast Bernard Rogers as Ladislaus, the statelycaptain of the hussars; Howard Andrews as Boris, the middle-distance champion on the concertina; and Alan Freeman as Fresco, with his constant concern about his promised five thousand florins, epitomize the character contrasts found in "The Fortune Teller."
Women's Association Will Hold Food Sale [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
Women's Association Will Hold Food Sale A Y. W. C. A. cooked food sale is to be given Saturday morning in front of the City Hall. The enterprise is the first of its kind, and is under the capable direction of Miss Alice Magee, who needs the co-operation of all Jaysee women in the way of furnishing edible contributions to be left at the "Y" house not later than 9:20 o'clock Saturday morning.
Returns After Illness [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
Returns After Illness Dr. C. G. Bradford, after an absence of three days due to influenza, returned to school Monday and began meeting his regular classes. This is his first casualty in many years, and he feels sure that his students took good advantage of this extra time in catching up in all back work.
BOTANISTS ENJOY OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIP TO MOJAVE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
BOTANISTS ENJOY OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIP TO MOJAVE In the early hours of last Saturday morning, a caravan headed by Mr. H. L. Bauer, started on one of the successful projects of the year —a botanical field trip to th regions of Bakersfield and the Mojave Desert. In sheep style, six cars of various descriptions wended their way behind Mr. Bauer, over the Ridge Route until they reached the sea of wild flowers at the foot of Grapevine Grade. Unbeknown to him, the party became the guests of Harry Chander, owner of a 300,000 acre ranch. There, members of the botany class gathered various species of plants which they proceeded to compress in telephone books, mail order house catalogs, etc., while the less brilliant zoologists who had nosed into the party, gathered lizards and snakes to help pass the time away. About sunset the troup reached Bakersfield, tired, hungry, and a trifle soiled. One geologist thought he had discovered the entrance to a coal mine when Charles Dinber, who had been rid...
SANTA ANA WILL DISCUSS SMOKING [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
SANTA ANA WILL DISCUSS SMOKING Due to "the protests arising from the present regulation which requires students to cross the center of the street to smoke, the student commission of the Santa Ana Junior College is going to put the question before the students in the form of a referendum at the close of the quarter. The students maintain that the appearance of the students standing out in the middle of the street smoking is worse than that of smoking in the cars, as long as the cars are parked off the school grounds. At the time of the balloting on the referendum, students will be allowed tc give their opinions as to what type of regulation should be passed. University of Nebraska has a flass in yell leading. Prospective leaders are given instruction in voice, drama, and how to handle crowds.
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
THE SAMOJAC Published every Wednesday during the college year by Santa Monica Junior College, Santa Monica, California. Subscription 31-00 per year. "Application for entry as second-class matter is pending." STAFF JOHN REYNOLDS. Editor FRED SALTER ) WALTER GUSHMAN &gt;■ Associates MYRTLE FLETCHER ) HUBERT SAUNDERS ... News Editor Gus V IGNOLLE Sports Editor E. R. COULSON Faculty Adviser Departmental Writers Zelda Gottlieb Rae Booth LiterarySuzanne Fisher Lucille Williams Dorothy Groenewegen R ut h Hunt ! n , , Enid Botterill , News Adele Winn f Mary Louise Carnes r Edward Villarreal j Enc Moore Mabd Forburger , &amp;XW . ' Larry Magee Drama J° hn H. Lumsden / Exchanges Art Redden Comment Steve Robinson ) I * I I■' ■ = MEMBER OF = PRE AjJIIcfATION
BOOK REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
BOOK REVIEW "SINCE THEN" By Sir Philip Gibbs "When will there be peace?" It seems a curious question. You will perhaps reply, "We have had peace since the treaty of Versailles in 1918." But in Europe today many peoples and their leaders are asking, "When will there be peace?" Now the author of "Now It Can Be Told" and "More That Must Be Told" sets down a gruesome story of pillage and violence, bloodshed and savagery that has resulted from the Treaty of Versailles. Here are the astounding facts that censorship has kept from us. What do you know of the millions of persons who perished in battle and outright slaughter? What do you know of the destinies of Greece, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Russia and Italy? Read this book of shocking, terrible, exciting stories, and then s-ay also, "When will there be peace?" IF YOU THINK If you think you are beaten," you are; If you think you dare not, you don't; If you want to win but think you can't, It's almost certain you won't. If you think you h...
CAMPUS CHUCKLES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
CAMPUS CHUCKLES Alpha; What was the denomination of that bill you loaned me? Beta: Episcopalian, I guess; it keeps lent. Passenger: Have I time to say goodbue to my wife? Conductor: I don't know, sir; how long have you been married? Lady of the House: Will you have a chair? Collector: No thanks; I came for the radio set. Mother: Oh, dear, baby has* his foot in his mouth! Father: Let him enjoy himself while he can; thirty years from now he won't be able to touch his toes. Tsheppe: Did I leave an umbrella here yesterday ? Barber: What kind of an umbrella? Tsheppe: Oh, any kind; I'm not fussy. Then there is the romantic case of the lady who was so impressed by the attentions of her milkman that she finally curd for him in a big whey. "Shape No Object Waiter: Round steak, madam? Lady: The shape doesn't interest me. so long as it's tender. Patron: There's a piece of rubber tire in my hash. Waiter: There's no doubt about it. The automobile is displacing the horse everywhere.
Ruminants [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1931
Ruminants It has been proved that the adage, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," is entirely without foundations, as men have been known to learn a trade rather late in life, and to make a success of it. Such being the case, it is about time for students in this college to abandon a few trick? acquired in high school, and at least try to act as college students should. It is a pity that in these halls of learning, where such opportunities for knowledge and advancement are offered, that there should be so many who belong to a certain species of ruminants more commonly called gum-chewers. So far these inveterate ruminants ha\;e let nothing dismay them, have weathered the storms of frigid glances and gentle rebukes showered upon them by instructors. We are not condemning glim-chewing as an occupation, but there is a time and place for everything, and college classrooms are by no means the place for gum-chewing. No one is able to do his best work if his attention is distracted from...