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The Jeering Section [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
The Jeering Section By John Mine Took a stroll down to the Administration building today. Seems as if it is now time to start registering again, and as I pushed my way through the crowd of students waiting to get even the slightest peep at the coming semester's program, I spied one dejected looking fellow slouched in the corner where the model of the campus stands. He was wearing a freshman cap, too, strange as it seems. Not being able to reach the bulletin board so I could decide on what classes I would select to submit to the university board of censors, I stepped up to the dejected one and to make conversation said, "Say fella, isn't it quite drafty sitting there on the floor? Seems to me you could find a better place to catch up on your 'lounge lizarding' than the floor of the Administration building." Registration Too Much Raising his head, which had drooped down, chin resting on his chest, he opened first one eye and" then .the other, opened his parched lips as if to speak, an...
Mr. G. Radd Seeks A Job, In One Act [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Mr. G. Radd Seeks A Job, In One Act By Alan Sophrin Cast of Characters: Mr. Hiram Maybee, head ef the personnel department ef a large cerporation. Mr. Q. Radd, whe has just graduated from a northeastern Ohie state eel lege. Time: temetlme next June. Place: The office ef Mr. Hiram Maybee. Setting: Mr. Maybee is eeated behind his desk smoking a large, black, evil-smelling cigar. He is a middle aged executive looking man. Radd is seated aerese the desk from him. He is very beautifully puffing en a cigarette. Maybee speaks first. MAYBEE: Young man, before I can consider you for a career here I must know something about the four years that you spent in college. I must know whether those four years were wasted or whether they were four years of success. ■_* RADD: In my opinion, Mr. Maybee, the four years that I spent in college were definitely four years of success. lamin no way ashamed of them, in no way do I regret them. MAYBEE: Can you tell me why you think you were a success in colleg...
This and That [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
This and That ' The biggest gripe on campus these days is "why aren't there any class schedules around." Students must stand in a mob around the bulletin board outside of the registrar's office and try to figure out their schedule of classes for next semester. One bright sophomore suggests that some one should get a deficiency for this because he received three deficiencies for class work and no one was inconvenienced. I One hundred and fifty-seven yehrs ago tomorrow the Revolutionary War ended officially as Franklin, Adams and Jay signed the treaty with England, but few students probably realize that January 20 is not just another day. Today we would be at war if we were still a possession of England. Joke of the week - - - The cow said to the chicken, "Let's get together and have an eggnog."
some say ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
some say ... by Nat Floersheimer Am reminded that Kent's "Thank God It's Friday club" has •b&amp;pters at other colleges, called "•h Hell, it's Monday." Two Greek organizations have changed the dates of their dances. The Kappa Mu Kappa fraternity will have its dance at the Portage hotel in Akron on Friday, Jan. 26. On the same night the Phi Alpha Alpha sorority will have its "Leap Year" dance at the Kent hotel. Both were previously scheduled for Jan. 19. On Main street, stands the Sigma Sigma Sigma house. Next door tc it, is a house for 12 fellows, •uring the first weeks of school the Tri-Sigs eyed their neighbors, and the neighbors. eyed the TriSigs. Then - they decided to croon tc each other to the tune of "Love Thy Neighbor" . . . They not only sang, but they started to play bridge together. Wednesday evening the club had a desert party at the sorority house, played bridge, and talked about mascots. Eight of the fellows who attended included: Bick Hill, Bill Linsenman, Ar...
End of Finals Celebrated by KMK Formal [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
End of Finals Celebrated by KMK Formal Following the semester examinations, the Kappa Mu Kappa fraternity will hold its annual winter formal Friday, Jan. 26, at the Portage hotel. The 50 or 60 couples who are expected to attend will hear Kyle Smith's special arrangement of the fraternity "Sweatheart Song" and will watch his orchestra broadcast over station WJW. Decorations for the dance will center around the fraternity ban-; ner. Dance programs for the evening will be black and white. Dr. and Mrs. A. Sellew Roberts, Dr. and Mrs. Adrian Van Wyen and Dr. Kenneth Pringle and guest will act as chaperones.
Gammas Hold First Formal [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Gammas Hold First Formal The Gammas have chosen Silver Lake country club as the site for their first winter formal and will have Bill Lewis and his orchestra for dancing. Dick Wiland, Bill Swallow, and Eld Knechtges are in charge of the dance. Chaperones will be Registrar and Mrs. E. C. Stopher, Dr. and Mrs. H. D. Wolfe, Dr. and Mrs. A. W. Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Martin L. Davey, Dr. and Mrs. E. M. Collins, Dr. and Mrs. Ronald B. Spacht, Dr. and Mrs. Lester M. Munzenmayer and Mr. and Mrs. Harold B. Wendelkin.
CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
CALENDAR Friday, Jan. 19 Delta Kappa Psi meeting, 1203 Mantua street, 7-10 p. m. Kent State high school basketball game, Wills gym, 7 p. m. Sigma Tau Gamma formal dance, Silver Lake Country club, 9-12. (1). Saturday, Jan. 20 Basketball game, Alliance college, Pa., vs. Kent, Wills gym, 7:30 p. m. Wrestling, Armour Technological Institute vs. Kent, Wills gym.\ Tuesday, Jan. 23 Delta Phi Sigma Smoker, 262 Columbus street, 7:30-11 p. m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 Delta Kappa Phi meeting, 312 M, 4-5 p. m. Social Dancing, Wills gym, 8:30 10 p. m. Saturday, Jan. 27 Wrestling Findlay vs. Kent, (Wills gym, 8 p. m.
Pros and Cons [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Pros and Cons By Charles Maglione Definite opportunities for extra study and concentration are refused to university students through the closing of Rockwell library on Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons, according to a stu- \ dent poll. \ Students voicing their opinions 1 on the question of "Should the university library remain open on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon," definitely were in favor of the building being open to students. "Perhaps those times are the only hours during which work-stu-j dents can make it to the/ library) and I can see no reason why they! should be excluded from information which they wish to utilize in the library," was the way one student expressed himself. Other opinions expressed were as follows: HENRY C. BRIGGS, sophomore &lt; —"I think the library should re- J main open at least near the end of j the semester. It would give stu-1 dents an opportunity to get terra papers and other work finished." JEAN BARTLETT, junior—"l think it should ...
Honoraries Dine At Joint Banquet At Captain Brady [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Honoraries Dine At Joint Banquet At Captain Brady Talk of honor systems, politics, elections, and war held sway when Cardinal Key, women's honorary, and Blue Key, men's honorary, held a joint banquet Wednesday eve- | ning at the Captain Brady. The 25 i Blue Key members found many I common viewpoints with the 15 i Cardinal Key women. I Dick Firth, master of ceremonies, called on Dr. Florence Beall, and Miss Laura Hill, advisors to Cardinal Key, and Prof. William Taylor, advisor to Blue Key for short talks. Dean Earl W. Crecraft, dean of the college of liberal arts, expressed his regard of the honoraries. Oddly, the presidents of both organizations graduate in February, so Jean Ulmer and Woodrow Barkett said farewell to their respective groups.
Sweaters Reign on Campus February 2 for Swagger Dance [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Sweaters Reign on Campus February 2 for Swagger Dance The sweater will have its day Friday, Feb. 2. Sounding off the sophomore Sweater Swagger dance i* the evening, the day will honor the college student's old standby —his sweater. All students will be encouraged to wear sViSters during the day. Feature of the dance is a Shag contest and an appearance ♦by the vaudeville team Mouse and Guisewhite. fitf Bottomley's orchestra will l^y. Committe chairmen worfptg under Ed Boyle and Don H|wley include Betty Bowles, cfecorations; Pete Manyo, tickets; JS&amp;et Foltz, entertainment; Ted Charles, finance; and August Quattrochi, publicity. At a class meeting Tuesday, |he class decided to assess 25 cent dues to help defray class expense. The dues are being collected by a committee under Ted Charles. Admission to the dance is 75 cents per couple.
Activity Tickets to be Renewed [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Activity Tickets to be Renewed Students should have their ,_.activity tickets stamped in the Atrium Monday, Jan. 29, and Tuesday. Jan 30, in order to make them valid for the second semester. ..The tickets must be presented with the registration fee card. Laboratory fee cards will not be good. those dates the tickets may stamped in the registrar's office.
Page 3 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
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Start of a New Record [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Start of a New Record The above picture shows Roman Wojno, heralded swimmer, on his way to his first collegiate victory and a new pool record. When Wojno hit the water he proceeded to cut the 100-yard free-style dash in 50.4 seconds. This is the first time Wojno has worn the Kent colors in a regulation meet. Jack Ward recordsecond in this evene and Schueneman, extreme right, scored a third.
Flash Mermen Swamp Akron 47-28 In Initial Tank Meet [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 19 January 1940
Flash Mermen Swamp Akron 47-28 In Initial Tank Meet Roman Wojno Sets New Pool Record In 100 Yard Free Style Event; Johnson Wins Diving Coach Ray Novotny's swimming team made an impressive debut here Wednesday when they sw r amped the Akron tankmen 47-28 before a capacity crowd at the university pool. In the 100-yard free-style, Roman Wojno set a new pool record in 50.4 seconds, bettering the old record by 4.4 seconds. in this event Jack Ward came' in second and Schueneman of Akron third. Don Johnson held down the diving board for Kent against Elder and Bradler of Akron and defeated them, giving Kent five points. ' Dale Stewart clowned his way with Ulrich Peters in the 440-yard free-style to an easy win over Otis Douglas' mermen. In the 220-yard free-style event, Stewart again collaborated with Captain Bruce Kreighbaum to give the Flashes another eight points. Pete Woyar, in an exhibition, unofficially bettered the Ohio Conference 200-yard breast-stroke record when he made it in 2:37...