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Among the New Books [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Among the New Books By H . A . B . Jone 5-Quartey The 1940-41 college year being still quite new , the Li’brary continues to introduce the most recent publications into its stacks and special collections , at a rate which only the ‘ avid reader can suspect . All sections of the library service are being replenished or augmented , as the case may be , and as far as patrons are concerned only the most extraordinary reading tastes or the most unusual intellects are not being catered to . Outstanding contributions to the fields of the natural and social sciences , religion , art , music , literature , biography , fiction , and pure entertainment , have all either actually been received , are expected shortly , or are on order . Every care is being taken that special sections like the Negro collection are kept fully up to date with new material , Langston Hughes’ The Big Sea , Davis ’ (‘ brother of Lincoln ’ s Professor John A . Davis ) _‘ and Dollards ’ Children of Bondage , t h e Ameri...
COFFEE SHOP [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
COFFEE SHOP STU DENT SPEAKS AT BALT O FORUM ( Continued from Page 1 ) of the educational , political and social injustices which _h’ave been the lot of the Negro to bear , he summed up with a note of hope that beyond the years , be it ten years or a millienium , equality , spiritual balance , and justice would fill the earth ; and this may ‘ be another Utopia if the young people do not fail to realize their future problems which would not ‘ be problematic as they seem . A token of $10 . 00 was presented to Mr . Okedas in appreciation of the fine address he delivered before the Young People ’ s Forum last spring . They felt that the decision of the judges was unfair and that Mr . Okedas deserved something for his fine ‘ address . He ended the address by reciting those beautiful lines from the pen of Paul Lawrence Dunbar ... The day that is to come is best , Beyond the years , CORRECTION The Lectures and Recitals Committee presented t h r e e artists last school year . The October 7 i...
Campus Triv ia [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Campus Triv ia Omega Psi Phi Beta Chapter intends to open ~ his semester’s activities with its eighth annual dance on Friday evening . November 1 . This affair as usual will be semi-formal . The ch’apter plans to send two delegates to the national conclave which will take place at Nashville . Tennessee d u r i n g the Christmas recess . In an attempt to raise the scholarship standing in the chapter , Beta conceived the idea of awardrig merit certificates tc ~ those five brothers and those members of the Lampodas Club with the highest averages of each semester . The receipt of three such certificates entitles a man to a medal . This plan has ‘ been titled the Benn Scholarship Plan , after Brother R . E . _Beno _. Beta ’ s originators ~ ledges its whole-hearted s u p p o r t to the Inter-fraternal C o u n c _II _, The scholarship requirements of the Council will ‘ be observed during the coming initiation period . Kapp a Alpha Psi During the week of November 9 th Epsilon chapter of Kap...
Phi Bet a Sigma [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Phi Bet a Sigma Mu Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma begins another year at Lincoln University with the hopes of presenting to the student ‘ body a series of programs . Among them , the chapter plans to conduct an Educational Week program as ~~~ ej _, c ) t ~ ~~~ _pr ~ ogre ~ \ of thë _egro _In’ education . Mu Chapter pledges to co-op-erate with the members of the Inter-fraternal Council . baritones ; DeWayne ‘ Nelson and Andrew Bass , basses . Engagements scheduled to date are : October _20—FairfIeld , Penna . _—Mt . Zion Methodist Church . Rising Sun , Maryland . October 27—Quarryville , Penria , November 11 — Up p e r Darby ( Lions Club ) 12 noon ; Drexel Hill ( Women ’ s Club ) 2 : 15 p . m . December 13—Lansdowne Junior High School , 10 : 00 a . _in .
Mal e Chorus [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Mal e Chorus The Lincoln University Male Chorus will begin its new year in concert Friday . November 8 , 1940 , at the McDowell Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia . It is composed of practically the same members as of last year with t h e addition of about twenty-five freshmen . Plans for the fourteenth annual spring tour are in progress . Several engagements have already ‘ been contracted in York , Philadelphia , and in the southern part of New Jersey . It is planned that the tour will be extended as far west as Toledo , Ohio . All men , who are interested in j oining the Chorus , may report at the Chapel on Mondays and Fridays at 7 : 00 p . in ., and Wednesdays at 3 : 30 .
Cine ma Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Cine ma Schedule A great variety of movies has been slated for presentation on the campus ‘ by the Cinema Entertainment Committee , Upon observing the list , one will see that the pictures will suit the many contrary moods and likes of the students , The following are to appear : Oct . _19— Young Tom Edison . Oct . 26— Another Thin Man . Nov . 2— Northwest Passage . Nov . 9— Sho , p Around the Corner . Nov . _16— Virginia City . Nov . 30— Till We Meet Again . Dec . 7— _’Private Lives of Eliza beth and Essex . Dec . _14— _Broadway Melody of 1940 .
Quartet Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Quartet Schedule The University Quartets are once again ready to function and to represent our Alma Mater wherever and whenever called upon to do so . Quartet engagements ‘ are gradually coming in , and their number will increase as the semester goes on . The school is being represented this year ‘ by the same men who filled the positions last year , namely : Elijah Harvey and Robert Freeman , 1 st tenors ; Woodson Hopewell and Robert Lee , 2 nd tenors ; Lemuel Tucker and James Sims ,
_S ~~ ROW—J . Colli n ~ ton , W . Hunter , P . Willia ms , _it Beverly , J . Bake r , F . Murray , K . Lee , J . Lewis , R . Engs , B . Ki ng , W . Tripp ; 2 nd Row—F . Brown , B . Monroe , W . Jones , H . Scott , R . Oves , W . Moo n , R . Wa rwick , R . Shade , M . M urphy , A . Mal lie t , C . Coope r , R Wright , N . Henry , M . Bevans , K . J ones , R . Winston ; _, ‘ ‘ 3 rd Row—J . _Dor sey , 0 . Pino , M . Groce , C . Kilson , W . Burnett , D . Ne ~~~ on- ~ , C . Cha mberlain , E . Massey , S . Lott , C . Jackso n . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
_S ~~ ROW—J . Colli n ~ ton , W . Hunter , P . Willia ms , _it Beverly , J . Bake r , F . Murray , K . Lee , J . Lewis , R . Engs , B . Ki ng , W . Tripp ; 2 nd Row—F . Brown , B . Monroe , W . Jones , H . Scott , R . Oves , W . Moo n , R . Wa rwick , R . Shade , M . M urphy , A . Mal lie t , C . Coope r , R Wright , N . Henry , M . Bevans , K . J ones , R . Winston ; _, ‘ ‘ 3 rd Row—J . _Dor sey , 0 . Pino , M . Groce , C . Kilson , W . Burnett , D . Ne ~~~ on- ~ , C . Cha mberlain , E . Massey , S . Lott , C . Jackso n . Readi ng from left to right West Virginia Gam e Sidelights by Glen _Fowlkes LET it hereby be proclaimed that we are here ! May the nectar f low deeper , may the draughts be sweeter , may minds be sogged with wisdom . Let the orchids ‘ bloom and the alley-apples grow smaller . Let there ‘ be peace , and a whole mess of it ! Best waxing of season said to be Basie ’ s playing of Sy Oliver ’ s Easy Does It . . . Father Hines ’ comeback and Duke Ellington ’ s tenor man...
The Fun ction Of The Liberal Arts Colleg [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
The Fun ction Of The Liberal Arts Colleg The new nam e for the female fifth columnist is Troj an Mare . Going into his seventh year at Lin coln , Coach Manuel Rivero , former Columbia blocking back , has imbued his charges with a new fighting spirit . Manny ’s _boyi have been tack lin ’ viciously slashingly , and tigerishly . Today , Mor gan is his greatest test . If lie survives this one he will breathe a lot easier . Mount Vernon , Ia . ( I . P . ) — What is the future of the sinal . liberal arts college in America and What are the implications of the contemporary psychology of learning to _methoda _dud practice in the liberal arts college , were the topics for discussion led by Dr . T . R . McConnell , associate dean of the liberal arts college of the University of Minnesota , at the annual conference that the Cornell college faculty held here recently . In speaking of the educational process , Dr . McConnell pointed out that it should be directed toward the kind of life that stu...
Flight Train ing In Pro gress At Lincoln [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Flight Train ing In Pro gress At Lincoln With the beginning of actual training Thursday , October 10 , the CAA program at Lincoln Univ . officially started . The course which is ‘ being offered for the first time in the history of Lincoln will last until January 15 , when 10 students are d e s t i n e d to end their preliminary course in aviation . The actual roster of the group was not announced early , due to the fact that a few men under the age of 21 had not yet received papers of consent from parents or guardians . This fact held up the final word from the physical examine r , The ho m e fie ld , loca ted south of Oxford , is CAA approved , having a well gr aded la n di n g field with a two plane hanger . The students will use Taylorcraft planes , well liked because of their maneuverability and comparative ease in handling . J , Stanley Herr is the flight contractor who will handle units of instruction . The flight instructor teaches 10 men daily . Dr . Edward Havilland is the ...
Lions Gird For Cheyney [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Lions Gird For Cheyney Vowing that there will be no Love thy neighbor spirit , the Lincoln Lions will invade the home of the Cheyney Wolves , Saturday , Octobex 26 , The Lions , though confident o ~ a victory over Cheyney , will not _uncleri’ate their rivals . L ast year alter naving a supposedly weak team , Cheyney held the powerful Lincoln team scoreless during the first half of the game . In the third and fourth quarters the Lions tallied twice with the final score ‘ being 13-0 . The re is n o r eason to belie v e that the Cheyney Wolves won ’t be as tough or even tougher this year , The Teachers Team have disp layed fine punting thus far , which h as kep t their goal out of danger mor e tha n on ce t his year , Th ey al so dem on stra ted a good passing game against the Howard Bisons , Chey n ey wou ld li ke no thing better than to upset the dope ‘ by coming out of the Lincoln game with a victory , The Lions realize that Cheyney will be gunning for _them , but they ha v e decide...
w Policy Toward Negr o [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
w Policy Toward Negr o r Department Adop ts On Demands Of Roos evelt ( Continued from Page 1 ) opportunity for employment at work for which they are qualified by abili ty , education , and experience . 7 , The policy of the War Department is not to intermingle colored and white enlisted personnel in the same regimental organizations . This policy has been proved satisfactory over a long period of years and to make changes would produce situations destructive to morale and detrimental to the preparations for national defense , For similar reasons , the Dep artment does not contemplate assigning colored reserv e offi cers other tha n those of the Med ical Co rps and ch ap lains to existing Negro combat units of the regular Army , These regular units are going Concerns , accusto rned thi _’ough many years to the _) _J _1 _’esen t system , Theii’ morale is splendid , their rate of re-enlistment is exceptionally high , and _theii’ field training is well advanced . It is the op inio n of ...
Negro At T " e Crossw ays [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Negro At T e Crossw ays Pan _-H ellenic fly Roy Nichols _ _I would like to see Negroes change and learn to stick together , comments a young colored resident of the nation ’ s capital . If they would stick together , act right and not take so much stuff off white people , they ’d treat Negroes as they have to treat them in other places . This is one of the key themes running through NEGRO YOUTH AT THE CROSSWAYS , a report by B . Franklin Frazier to the American Youth Commission of the American Council on Education . Dr . Frazier ’ s study was the second of a series of regional inquiries into Negro personality development conducted by the commission , of which Owen D . Young is Chairman and Floyd W . Reeves is director , We ‘ have here a vividly ‘ human document of particular inter ’ est because it deals with a sectional phase of the Negro youth problem probably least familiar to the general public . The crossways are the borderlands bet ~~ een the Old South and the Yankee North . He...
Clef Chatter [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Clef Chatter Doctors Examine Lincoln Students physical examination . This anual examination is un Health Service , Its purpose is to maintain a high standard of health throughout the university . The complete examination re- by Sa _: _’ ~ y , The Lincoln L ’ _niversity _. Col legians are looking forward to sky-rocketing year of dance e gagements , and rhythmic jam s sions . Already , this scintillat ’ combination has added the lat hits and arrangements to its pertoire , and some Freshmen ditions have rounded it _m t well balanced octette . The members of the band Drums , George Twine ; Trum John Hutto , William Quini and Joshua Thompson ; S phones , John Doggett , Cleo P _’ er , and Chu Berry ; a duo o B . Cooper , and William Henr the piano . Cooper , as a fea solo , improvises Boogie W on the St . Louis Blues Henry gives an equally fin dition of Your Feet’s Too B I . N . P . has taken to the ’ n cal pen , and dedicates his , Mail’box Goes Empty , to pusers who tread to the po fice...
1 ~ he ‘ Library A Problem in Book Finding By St . _Julian _DeCOsta , Jr . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
1 ~ he ‘ Library A Problem in Book Finding By St . _Julian _DeCOsta , Jr . Our ‘ 1 _i’bi ~ ry is ‘ thê most unique of its kind to ‘ be found in any modern college ; ‘ ingenious , and ever ‘ looking forward to the welfare ’ of the students of Lincoln , ~ or , while Qther institutions make it relatively easy for their students to find books in the library ‘ by means of the catalogue , following the Dewey decimal classification , or ‘ by - asking the Iibrarians , ours will have none of this . We , too , have a catalogue but that is a trap set ‘ by the crafty librarians to lure you off the track of the book you seek . Posted are several’ Dewey decimal classifica tions . ‘ but only the Freshmen fall for ’ that one , And the librarians—what cunning souls they be ! Pointing one way , looking the other , and answering your questiàns with questions , they are a formidable barrier to the goal you seek , Let me not forget those who place the , books in the stacks . With an eye to adding decept...
Stud y Reveals J unior-S enior Set-Up Better [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 October 1940
Stud y Reveals J unior-S enior Set-Up Better State College , Pa , —( I . P . ) - —The little red school-house and the traditional high school produce poorer college students than a junior-senior high school set-up , according to Dr . Elizabeth Meek , who has made a comparative study of Pennsylvania State College freshmen prepared under each of these systems . Dr . Meek found the junior - senior high school product superior in every one of the 41 criteria which she studied . More than twice as many pupu s who had attended the traditional school system changed their curriculum in the freshman year because of failure , she said . The number amounted to more than 11 per cent of one class . Stricter entrance requirements reduced the _percentage the _~ ‘ _sext yeas’ . It is evident that jun içr high school preparation enables pupils to adjust themselves better to college work . Librar y A Factor Early use of experiments in science and training in proper use of the library are among the ma...