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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 1 February 1940
Stater Ads Get Results EYES OYER THE CAMPUS Camera "eyes" are blinking on the nation's campuses to record every activity and event of interest and importance to you. Each blink means another graphic picture of college life — and the best of these thousands of photos are brought to you in our Collegiate Digest picture section. Accurately and graphically explained with write-ups that tell the complete story behind each picture, Collegiate Digest's photos give you a true record of campus life today, /follow this college picture parade regularly in The Kent Stater Send your pictures of life and activit ts on our campus to: Collegiate Digest Section, 3 13 Fawkes Bldg., Minneapolis, Minn. All photoi used are paid for at regular editorial rates. p mm i ...T.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
The Kent Stater Kent State university Flashes 47, Hiram Terriers 35. Score basketball game last night. WEATHER: Cloudy, slightly colder, snow today; fair tomorrow. High yesterday, 33; low, 28. Volume XV, U J z 568 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Friday, February 2, 1940 Whole Number, 621 The Kent Stater Kent State University. Kent, Ohie The KENT STATER is published three times a weeK, Monday "Wednesday and Friday during the regular university year and weekly during the summer term. Publication suspended during vacations. Entered as seoond class matter, October 11, MBT, at the Paft Office at Kent, Ohio, under the act of IOT9. Printed by the P. B. Bonsall Printing Qo. 138 H. Main at.. gent, Ohio. The Kent Stater is a member of the Associated Collegiate ffoeos and OoMagtota Digest. . Represented by National Advertising Service, Inc.. 430 Madison wrk, New York. Subscription Price QB.W Per Tear J#egc Watts (Phan© 4325) Editor-in-Chief Job'Blair, Jr. (Phone 4325) Business Manager
1800 Pupils Due for High School Day [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
1800 Pupils Due for High School Day 'Sweater Day' Will Herald 'Soph Swagger' Tonight Dance Offers Shag Contest And Comedy Boomed by the biggest guns in the sophomore publicity committee's arsenal, the Sweater Swagger dance will explode «n the campus tonight. Sounding off the blast is the Sweater Day celebration which lasts during the day. Sweaters will rule supreme and the multi-colored assortment displayed throughout the campus today makes a colorful setting. Before a background of long drapes, Alf Bottomley's orchestra will play for the dancers. In charge of decorations is a committee under Betty Bowles. A skit by Stanley Mouse and Bill Guisewite and a shag contest will feature the intermission program arranged by the entertainment committee under Dick Hill. He announced today that cups will fee awarded to the winners of the ahag competition. Hours of the dance have been extended from 10 to 1 with 2 a. m. permits. Only sweater-garbed persons will be admitted. General chairman of t...
Still Casting Minor Roles For 'Firefly' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Still Casting Minor Roles For 'Firefly' Prof. G. Harry Wright announced yesterday that the casting of the leading roles for the "Firefly" has been completed. Friml's operetta will be presented March 13 and 14 and is being sponsored by the speech department and the University theatre. Leading singing roles in the operetta were given to Irving Waterbury, who plays the role of Jack Travers; Mildred Cukrov, Nina; Geraldine Brown 1 ,, Geraldine Von Dare; Rachel Yount, Susette; «lara Biasella, Sybil Von Dare; Bob Orpin, Peitro. Jack Jenkins and Fritsie Koole supply the comedy, taking the parts of Jenkins and Mrs. Godfrey Von Dare. Harold Schlegel takes the part of John Thurston, and Nelson Llewellyn *he part of Herr Franz. There are several walk on parts *o be cast. Students directed by Bruce C. Handley, instructor in music, will furnish the choral numbers. In honor of the school's famous athletes, an Ohio State university etudent group is planting trees •earing commemorative plaques.
New Ideas Open To Photographers In Short Course [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
New Ideas Open To Photographers In Short Course Professional and amateur news photographers will again be offered a chance to find out what's new in their field and to exchange ideas with other interested cameramen when the university's Third Annual Short Course In News Photography gets under way here on March 5, it was announced today by Prof. A. Clarence Smith, director of the course. The 1940 course will extend through March 9. Previously there has been only one program at the short course, but for the convenience of beginners and also for those more familiar with the field, the proposed program for this year has been divided into three sections. One group is for the beginner, the second group will include the pictorialist, or the person who has some knowledge and wants to build on that, and the third group will include the professional news photographer. Professor Smith, originator of the short course idea, also announces that a greater number of top notchers in photography will...
1940 Football [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
1940 Football Sept. 21, Bluffton, Here. Sept. 28, Assumption, (Can). Here. Oct. 5, Hiram, Here. Oct. 12, Mount Union, Here. Oct. 19, Findlay, Findlay. Oct. 26, W &amp; J, Washington Nov. 2, Bowling Green, Bowling Green. Nov. 9, Akron U., Akron. Nov. 16, B-W, Here. (Story on Page 4)
Play Review Sees Slav As Highli [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Play Review Sees Slav As Highli By Stew Fern There probably isn't any question but what the high school boys and girls Saturday will enjoy the bits of "Beggar on Horseback" which will be presented for them — provided they are given the right bits. It is a shame that such lovely slapstick couldn't be relieved by a little acting during those rare moments when acting was required to make the Kaufman-Connelly play worth its royalty. It was difficult to know when the nightmare began and when it stopped —if it did. There seemed to be no question about the audience's reaction to either the fine work of six butlers (Vacariu made a vain effort, and his column needs all he can spare), or the interpolation of the registration card, though most will agree that there was plenty of nightmare without it. Whether its clever use was deliberate or not I couldn't say, but of its success, Mr. Stopher, please note!) Relief from slam-bang was evidently intended by Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Connelly in lines he...
Miss High School Looks Us Over [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Miss High School Looks Us Over Miss Marjorie Semon, Kent State/high school sophomore from Silver Lake, gives an idea of what more than 1800 will be doing when thBy arrive on campus tomorrow for the university's fourth annual High School day. Upper right, Miss Semon is examining one of the home economics department's electric .ovens. Lower left, she enjoys a basketball game. Plans have been made to have the visiting high-schoolers tour the campus, watch swimming and basketball meets, and take part in an informal dance in Wjlls gym.
Campus Tour Is Scheduled Tomorrow [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Campus Tour Is Scheduled Tomorrow More than 1800 high school students will have their first glimpse of college life tomorrow when representatives from several hundred high schools in Northeastern Ohio assemble for the university's fourth annual High School day. «•••••••&gt; Novotny Heads Committee Beginning with registration at noon in the atrium, the visitors will be entertained throughout the day in an elaborate program planned by a committee composed of Ray Novotny, chairman; Registrar E. C. Stopher, Prof. E. Turner Stump, Prof. Roy Metcalf, Prof. William Taylor, Prof. A. C. Poe, Prof. G. J. Altman, Prof. Merle Wagoner, all from the university, and Kermit Taylor of Roosevelt high school. Tours of the university campus, scenes from the University theatre's production, "Beggars on Horseback," a swimming exhibition in the university pool by varsity tanksters, and a basketball game between Kent's Golden Flashes and the Fenn college team will highlight the activities for the v...
Experts to Swim In KSU's Feature Aquatic Exhibit [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Experts to Swim In KSU's Feature Aquatic Exhibit The water show in which members of the Super-Sharks club and the Men's varsity swimming team are participating will be held Saturday at 3:30 p. m. as a feature of the High School day program. Consisting of eight acts, the show will include the following features: formation swimming by the advanced class, a men and women's backstroke races, tandem swimming by Jessie and Elizabeth Laurenson, and Margaret Kincaid, and Betty Ackley, diving by the men's class, a comedy act, and a diving demonstration by Don Johnson.
Shortage [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Shortage "|&gt;ECI;NT figures show that there is at the present time a marked shortage of elementary teachers. This is true at Kent State, and many other institutions. The reason is obvious. The state department of education raised the standards for elementary teachers to include a four year college education. As a result of this, young women entering a university decide that if they must complete four years of work for elementary work, they might as well register in a four year high school curriculum. As a result, placement bureaus report the scarcity of elementary teachers. This should be called to the attention of freshmen and the condition remedied. It is suggested that college freshmen be given a chance to know something of the opportunities the various courses offer. This might be done in several different ways.—CP. —K—
Free Entertainment [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Free Entertainment •pVERY Monday night in Wills gym the HPE department sponsors independent intramural basketball games, which, although lacking the finesse of varsity athletics, more than make up for that deficiency with a fervor that comes only with the life and breath of athletes, "the will to win." Six to nine games are played, all three courts being used at the same time. No admission is charged for these games, but attendance has been meager. A suggestion for entertainment on Blue Monday is therefore presented—Go to Wills gym any Monday evening at 8 and watch three hours of fast independent basketball. —MD —K—
Why So High? [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Why So High? fPHE high cost of textbooks has been a pet gripe of KSU students for years, but since comparison has shown the cost of books here about the same as the prevailing rates at all colleges, there is probably nothing that can be done about it. However, one situation has caused much comment by students. Textbooks at expensive rates are required for a course, and students purchase them with the thought in mind that they will be able to sell them at the end of the year, thereby considerably reducing their expenses for books. After taking good care of their texts for a year, the students then discover they can't sell them, as the textbooks required for the course has been changed. This seriously impairs the budgets of many students, and creates a real problem. We realize the majority of the faculty is really concerned over this situation, but couldn't the textbooks be more carefully chosen, with more consideration given their possible "length of life?"—MD
Again Mr. Death Takes A Holiday; Talks About War [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Again Mr. Death Takes A Holiday; Talks About War By Alan Sophrin Death walks and talks. At first I did not recognize the man who had tapped me on the shoulder. His appearance would not have distinguished him from any other man in the crowd. His features were ordinary. He was of average height and average build, just like a thousand other men whom I had walked past that day. It was only when I examined him more closely, only when I looked into his eyes, that I saw this ordinary appearance was really a disguise. I saw that this was no ordinary mortal man; I saw that this man in disguise was Death. * * • He motioned for me to follow and I did, for some reason, unafraid. He led me to a small uncrowded restaurant. We sat down in a secluded booth; he ordered for both of us, and the meals were brought. He dismissed the waitress and began to talk. • • • "Young man, I see that you, as do /many others, look at me with hate and fear in your eyes. You hate me and fear me because of my position ...
SOME Seese Firing ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
SOME Seese Firing ... Some stamp them as chiselers; some say they're spongers; while still others claim they're just human parasites that haven't molded. But all agree there are plenty, if not too many, who like ta get something for nothing. • • « Whether it is by coincidence or because of worthy facts, the college student has often been subject to.punning by the "outer world" people. Men in business circles, cartoonists, among others, joke about collegiate chiselers who graduate with the theory that they have the "world by the tail." mm* say they're just lazy, pulpit orators cite them as examples of the devil's work and John Lewis doesn't say. "That's why," prospective employers shout, "we don't want a college loafer." • m m Ai .he college man must take the job without aha .-decent chance to block or jab back. If he could but explain the reason why he hitch-hikes te save money to buy a $2.50 text-book at $5 (even the good Loi J doesn't know who gets the extra $2.50); if he could te...