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The Other Side [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
The Other Side By Jay Wengett . Quite a, long time ago - and, if you rustle through some spider-webbed history tomes you can find reference to it - - - a squally, sticky brat of a potehtial nation thought it was being slipped the apple and decided to do something about it. The people who lived in this tiny, embryo country banded together, acted together, stuck together, suffered and died together and finally gained independence from a great power which had been oppressing them; the United States of America, destined to become the most powerful state on Earth, was born. • • • Down through the decades, since Valley Forge, past New Orleans, Gettysburg, San Juan Hill and Verdun, this United! States has met unsurmountable obstacles, geared up its starpistoned and stripe-cylindered Liberty engine and roared over them. It always will. • • This nation has not only met its little, not-mueh-account foes on the field with its battleships and artillery;, it has marched out with its white-cloake...
some say ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
some say ... by Nat Floersheimer The opinions expressed in this column are those of the visiter and the Stater accepts no responsibility. Though the vote taken on student opinion of Kent's adoption of ail honor system was not in its fi(Tor . . . this just goes to show, there are more students sitting in the back of rooms than in the front, near the teacher. To the average students, tests are a serious business ... so serious in fact that he'll let them interfere with his.social life. To the professor they are also a serious business. They keep them up all night thinking of trick questions and of course ways to keep the student on the "straight and narrow path." Most colleges and universities have at .least one exam proctor or professor who is overly suspicious. He hopes that he may catch someone cribbing, and hold him; Up as a shining example to others. Read about a- certain - instructor who made himself particularly objectionable with his eagle eye technique. His class decided to t...
Robert Dix Talks To Fraternity [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Robert Dix Talks To Fraternity Chi Pi, men's professional honorary fraternity in journalism, was formally organized last night at a dinner meeting at the Captain Brady. A constitution drawn up by Stewart Fern, Charles Maglione, and Robert Hirt was ratified by the 18 members following the dinner. Robert Dix, editor and publisher of the Kent Courier-Tribune, addressed the group. Mr. Dix related some of his experiences in connection with professional journalism fraternities while he was in the school of journalism at the University of Wisconsin.
Mrs. Packard Receives Honor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Mrs. Packard Receives Honor Mrs. Harriet Packard, wife of Prof. Edgar Packard, of the university English department, received furthef commendation on her second place award in the national poetry contest when "The Cavalry" was printed on a Sunday program of the Riverside church of New York recently. Mrs. Packard's theme was based on the Commandment "Thou Shall Not Kill."
Phi Bets Travel To Smorgasbord For Rush Dance [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Phi Bets Travel To Smorgasbord For Rush Dance I With over 60 couples expected I to attend, the Phi Beta Phi fraternity has scheduled the first in an annual series of rushing dances at the Smorgasbord in Stow* January 20 from 9 until 1 a. m. An unusual entertainment will be the intermingling of the Akron Rhymester's six-piece orchestra with the dancers themselves. Rushees and their dates will meet at the local chapter house, 203 East Williams street, immediately following the combined basketball game and wrestling match the same night and travel to the Smorgasbord. Transportation will be furnished by fraternity members. Guests will include fraternity advisors and wives, Dr. and Mrs. j C. Stanley Corey, and Dr. and Mrs. Harry Deane Wolfe.
Dr. HoLcombe, Speech Professor Arrives Friday [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Dr. HoLcombe, Speech Professor Arrives Friday Arriving on tb4 campus Friday morning Dr. Ray; E. Hoi combe will take up hitf duties as new speech professor here. "L Dr. Holcdmbe received his masters degree at Iowa State in dramatic art and his Ph. D. degree at the University of Wisconsin, in speech pedagogy. He has liad. experience in teaching at Iowa State and the University of Oklahoma. In, the theatre Dr. Holcpmbe has won a reputation as both a dicector and a technican. The addition of a new professor in the speech department will enable more students to enroll in the course in the basic fundamentals of speech, according to ProU E. Turner Stump,'head of the speech department, r * Dr. Holcombe is 41 years r old and married and will come here from Madison, .Wisqqnsin where he 'deceives his Ph. I&gt; ciegree today! *
Pros and Cons [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Pros and Cons By Charles Magilone Thomas E. Dewey, the racketbusting prosecutor of New York city has the inside track to the republican presidential nomination, Kent State university students indicated. Again faring forth into the university halls, Pros and Cons interrogated students on the various candidates chances of securing the nomination for the highese job in the land, and found numerous answers. Dewey led the poll by over fifty per cent, while Robert A. Taft, son of the former presidett was a fairly close second with a thirty per cent vote. Other possibilities mentioned were Wendell L. Wilkie, the TVA head and Fiorella LaGuardia, Mayor of New York city. Particularly reluctant to voice opinions were the feminine persons interviewed. "Oh, I'd jusx. rather not say," or similar expres- ; sions were tie most that could be pried from them in the matter. Opinions of some of the persons interviewed follow: TOM SCHENZ, freshman — Dewey has a fine chance of getting the nomination. I l...
Westminister Choir Presents Concert [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Westminister Choir Presents Concert The Westminister choir, one of the finest in the world, directed by Dr. John Finley Williamson, founder and president of the Westminister Choir school in Princeton, will present a concert at the Akron armory, February 28, at 8:15 p. m. Tickets may be obtained at Lyon and Healey, Inc., 74 East Mill street, Akron; Willian S. Shaffer, Kent State university; Zella G. Hess, 1507 Bth street, Cuyahoga Falls.
Sweater Day Set By Sophomores [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Sweater Day Set By Sophomores As a send-off to the Sweater Swagger dance, Friday, Feb. 2, has been designated as "Sweater Day" on the university campus by the publicity committee of the sophomore class which is sponsoring the affair. On this day, all students keeping in mind the theme of the evening's event will don their favorite sweater. Admission to the dance is 75 cents per couple.
Gammas Sing At Formal Friday Night [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Gammas Sing At Formal Friday Night Gammas and their dates will dance to the music of Bill Lewis and his orchestra at .their annual winter formal JFriday night at Silver Lake club. A feature of the dance v to~ "be held from 9 to 12 o'clock.jwillbe the singing of fraternity songs at intermission by the Sigmjf Tftm Gamma quartet. Dick Wiland, social chairman, is in charge of arrangements for the affair with Bob Pry, Milton Bonar and Karl Siedschlag assistinglhina. Chaperones will be Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Munzenmayer, Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Stewart and Registrar and Mrs. E. C. Stopher.
Boorom to Head Young Fraternity [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 January 1940
Boorom to Head Young Fraternity Vincent Boorom was elected president of Phi Beta Phi fraternity, 203 East Williams street, Tuesday at the regular chapter meeting. Other new officers selected were Vernon Steiner, Akron junior, vicepresident, Jack Gifford, Kavenna sophomore, Harold Wagoner, Hudson junior, treasurer, Joachim L.iebert, Akron senior, sergeant-at-arms and Wade Ormsby, sophomore from Akron, guard. Only the former president, Sam Yates, Akron senior, has been replaced.