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Eagles Avenge G- W . Defeat by 25-19 Score Youngsters Maintain Three Year Tradition by Hard Fighting and Teamwork [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Eagles Avenge G- W . Defeat by 25-19 Score Youngsters Maintain Three Year Tradition by Hard Fighting and Teamwork Eagles Beat Salem College 32-26 : _Red Olsen Stan 01 sen Holds Lead as Eagles Collect Points The American University quintet maintained a tradition of three years 1 standing by defeating the George Washington University cagers in the Eagle gymnasium , Saturday night , February 8 , by a score of 25-19 . In an earlier game on the Colonial court , the Buff and Blue men managed to win 27-22 . During nearly the entire game , the final issue was in doubt , as evidenced by the fact that the lead changed six times . The Eagles gained an early lead , but gradually the Colonials drew up . At the half , the score stood at 1412 in the Eagles favor . Both teams returned pepped up and ready to scrap . Several rough-and-tumble matches featured in the tussle for the possession of the ball . Harris , the G . W . forward , was able to even things up by a goal and a brace of foul shots . W...
Interclass Series Furnishes Excitement [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Interclass Series Furnishes Excitement Inconsistent Sophomore Quint Loses to Lowly Seniors 14-12 but Defeat Juniors 23-19 Two most unusual things occurred in the interclass basketball series within the last few weeks . The senior team actually won a game , and the invincible junior five met defeat for the first time in the history of the College . The cause of both incidents was the blazing sophomore quint , who , after dropping a tough game to the seniors , 14-12 , on Saturday , February 8 , came back on the following Monday night to down the defending champions , 23-19 . In the first tilt , played as a preliminary to the A . U .-G . W . game , the seniors made things rather gloomy for the sophs in the first half by collecting 12 points to their four . The second-year team , however , rallied in , the closing period , and only fell two markers short of knotting the count as the final whistle sounded . Sixbey , for the winners , was high-point scorer , with three field goals and two...
Loyola Defeats American Five Eagles Unable to Repeat the Early Conquering of Baltiffloreans [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Loyola Defeats American Five Eagles Unable to Repeat the Early Conquering of Baltiffloreans Loyola College of Baltimore evened up its series with the Eagle cagers by defeating the latter in the Evergreen gymnasium , Wednesday night , February 5 , to a score of 30-19 . The Eagle quintet very seldom clicked as it did in the previous defeat of the Baltimoreans by the narrow margin of 21-18 . Because of one of those inexplainable slumps , the Loyola cagemen had easy going . For the first few minutes , both quintets were deadlocked , and neither could get an appreciable margin . However , with the score of 6-5 , Loyola started an invincible offensive which smothered the Eagles vain attempts under a barrage of field goals . American University finally ended the 10-point attack with a field goal . The large margin proved to be too much for any of the Eagles rallies to overcome . Curtis , _Intriepi , and Bender of the Evergreen cagers each accounted for three goals . Lanky Oscar Sells was h...
Duquesne Wins in Last Half [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Duquesne Wins in Last Half Eagles Hold Duquesne in First Part , but Loss of Sells Weakens the Game Setting a fast pace in the first frame _, but weakening in the final half , the Eagles dropped a game to Duquesne University in Pittsburgh on Saturday , February 15 . The final score was 3117 . The first part of the game was about an even break , the hard-fought struggle ending with a three-point lead for Duquesne , 17-14 . Early in the second half Oscar Sells , elongated Eagle center , was put out on personal fouls , and his loss injured both the offense and defense . The Eagles did not seem able to control the ball when they cut loose , and missed many long shots . Duquesne kept up a hard pace , and forged ahead steadily until the whistle . Olsen was high scorer for the Eagles , with two field goals and two from the foul line . Sells also came through with two shots from the floor , but only made one of the shots which he tried from the foul line . Although he only scored one basket ...
Spring Sports to Be Limited [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Spring Sports to Be Limited Tennis , Kittenball , and Interclass Contests Fill Program The Faculty Athletic Committee at a recent meeting definitely decided that there would be no major spring sport this coming season . It was at first thought that there might be possibilities of forming either a track team or a baseball nine , but with this decision all chances of obtaining a major spring sport , for this year at least , have been abandoned . If plans go through , however , there will probably be a tennis team organized at A . U ., and a set schedule of intercollegiate contests will be arranged under the direction of Coach Young . Numerous prospects are available , including C . Carter , Jarvis , Shloss , Faus , Manning , and Colison , of last year s tennis tournament ; and Olmstead , former captain of the University of Hawaii s tennis team . There are , too , slight possibilities of organizing a golf team this spring . The nucleus for such a squad would be Burke Edwards , A . U . ...
Eagles Defeat Cardinals ; Colison ' s Play a _Featurs [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Eagles Defeat Cardinals ; Colison s Play a _Featurs ( Continued from page 1 ) the Cards forging ahead at first , but the Eagles snapped into faster action as the half waned , and had gained a one-point margin before the whistle . The second frame opened with a neat two-pointer by Colison , and after that the lead held by the Orange and Blue was never seriously threatened . The Cardinals added two field goals just before the final curtain , to bring their total of such shots up to four . The work of Warren Colison , Eagle forward , was a feature of the game . He delivered three two-pointers and a foul , and these points were delivered at strategic moments . His teamwork was also a valuable factor . American U . _OFGP Catholic V . OFOP Colison . It . ¦ _» 1 7 _Walah . U .. 1 $ i Fuchs . If ... 0 0 0 Hanley . If .. 1 . 0 I Woods , rr .. 0 2 2 Oliver , rf .. 1 0 t Sells , c ... 0 0 0 OBrien , c .. fl . 0 0 Time . _lg 3 0 S HIckey . c .. 0 1 1 Olsen . n ... 3 0 6 Ambrose , la : 0 I I Rel...
Future Athletic Contests Announced by Coach Wolf [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Future Athletic Contests Announced by Coach Wolf Coach Wulf in an interview last week made the following statement concerning future events in women s athletics . The interclass basketball tournament will be started this week just as soon as the teams are chosen . This will be followed by a volley ball tournament and a swimming meet in March . Much should be done to stimulate more intramural competition such as competition between the societies or organizations . Our aim should be to have as many teams as possible so that almost all the women will be on one team or another . Many playing the game fairly well is better than a few playing skillfully .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
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Romantic Prophecy of American University in 1930 Unearthed [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Romantic Prophecy of American University in 1930 Unearthed A Short Story Supposed to Be Written Thirty Years Hence or in WO . Among the dust-covered copies of the American University Courier so carefully preserved in the historic and fascinating Hurst Hall attic , one dated June , 1930 , bears on its front page an article with this interesting caption . Nineteenthirty is here . How does American University measure up to the prediction ? The particular paper in which the article occurs was a special Epworth League issue designed to interest Epworth Leaguers in subscribing to the American University fund . The writer sees himself , in 1930 , visiting Washington . Our chief desire in visiting Washington was to see the great American University . Our electromobile ( the writer fails to predict the sightseeing aeroplane ) was ordered to our hotel at nine in the morning . The ride- to the University grounds over the broad asphalt avenue , lined on both sides with most magnificent residenc...
Student Body Hear World Unity Head [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Student Body Hear World Unity Head Dr . J . H . Randall Speaks on Creative Thinking That Might Change World Dr . J . H . Randall , director of the World Unity Foundation , gave an address to the students of the College of Liberal Arts on Friday , February 14 . He chose for his subject . Creative Thinking That Might Change the World . Everywhere one meets the urgent demand for creative thinking . It is needed not only in political life , but also in social life . The question as to what is the meaning of creative thinking may arise in the minds of some . Many believe that it pertains to genius alone , that only a few are gifted with the talent . Mcdern psychology , however , says that it is not so much a specific native endowment as it is a habit of mind . Therefore it is possible to every one . The fundamental principle of creative thinking is the ability to see familial things in new relationships . Inventors scientists , and philosophers have become great because they have been ab...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Good news , good news , good news ! All those who had a good time at the sophomore dance last week , and those who wish they had been there , ought to plan now to be at the next opportunity to give the latest flame a break . The coming brawl will not be like the Valentine ball in any way , except that it will afford as enjoyable an evening . The decorative motif will not include hearts , it is said , but the atmosphere of romance and whoopee will have no less of an effect on those human biological necessities . And all this is no more or less than an announcement , — an announcement extraordinary , to be sure , —of a coming event which casts its brilliance before . On March 1 the class of 31 will again be host to the College at a dance . This year the junior class is giving two dances , but as the junior prom is not Juniors Promise Good News Dance i Connoisseurs of Collegiate Dress and Manners to Be Given Opportunity open to every one . the class decided to indulge in a Good News da...
| Mrs . Phyllis Lamar Gives Reception [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
| Mrs . Phyllis Lamar Gives Reception Two Hundred Guests Gather to Honor Mr . and Mrs . L . Nebeker Mrs . Phyllis Lamar , private secre tary to Chancellor Clark , entertained 200 guests at her home Sunday evening , February 25 , in honor of Mr . and Mrs Lyman Nebeker who were recently married . Mrs . Nebeker was formerly Miss Virginia Bishop , daughter of Mrs . Howard L . Bishop of Washington and Virginia , and Mr . Nebeker is the son of Judge and Mrs . Knowlton K . Nebeker , and nephew of the former Secretary of Agriculture and Mrs . Jardine . Mrs . Lamar had in the receiving line with her , Chancellor and Mrs . Lucius Clark , Mrs . Howard Felix Moore , her mother , Mr . and Mrs . Lyman Nebeker , Judge Knowlton K . Nebeker , and Mrs . Howard Livingston Bishop . Others assisting were Misses Evelyn Leech , Mildred Barnes . Eleanor Wells . Rebecca Hathaway , Elizabeth Shorey , and Mrs . Myrtle Power Bangs . Presiding at the table were Mrs . Keyser , wife of Honorab e Charles P . Keyse...
Anglicans Go to Conference [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Anglicans Go to Conference American U . Delegation Headed by Rolston Lyon The _Tri-Diocesan Conference will convene on February 28 at St . Mark s church . Third and A Streets . S . E . There will be a dinner and a business meeting on Friday evening . On Saturday morning there will be a celebration of the Holy Communion followed by group discussions . The afternoon will be devoted to sightseeing and a tea dance . There will be another dinner for the delegates in the evening , and then a preparation service for the Corporate Communion the next morning , Quinquagssimn . After breakfast the conference will disband . These sessions will all be held at St . Mark s unless otherwise announced . Rolston Lyon is chairman of the committee in charge at the American University , and further information can be obtained from him . The prayer book during the reign of Edward VI was the subject of discussion at the last meeting of the Anglican Club held on February 17 at eight o clock . Fr . Shearer ...
Georgetown Dorm Plans Completed [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 20 February 1930
Georgetown Dorm Plans Completed $ 2 , 500 , 000 to Be Expended by Neighbor University in Next Few Years Plans have nearly been completed for Georgetown University s newest dormitory . The new structure , which will be known as Copley Hall , will , it has been said , be the last word in college dormitories . Present specifications include 180 single rooms , 142 of which will contain private baths and showers . A large recreation hall , including bowling alleys , pool tables , and similar equipment will be provided . In addition , there will be a smoking and lounge room measuring 42 x 70 feet . Another feature will be _i chapel , which will be located on the first floor , and will have seating accommodations for 256 persons . Copley Hall , although it is to be a lavish structure , will be merely the first of a number of dormitories to be built during the next few years . New recitation buildings are also to be constructed . The whole group contemplates an expenditure of $ 2 , 500 , 00...