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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 2 February 1940
Rudy Myer and Bill Lightburn are newcomers to regular positions on the team. They will wrestle Sivon and George Papushak in the 15£ and 165-pound weight divisions. Bundy Battery and Ignition Service Carburetors Starters Generators Motor Tune-up Phone 4522 Rear Hotel Kent Now is the time to make your reservations for that dinner-dance or dinner party. Also facilities for smaller groups. Dial Ravenna 6419 for details. Ravenna, Ohio Plan now to visit our Colonial Room this Saturday night. It is always open to the public on Saturday evening. Dancing. Sodas, sundaes, sandwiches, etc.
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
The Kent Stater Volume XV, Number 48 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1940 z 568 WEATHER—CIoudy, light snow or rain today; cloudy, colder tomorrow. High yesterday, 38, low, 32. Whole Number, 622 The Kent Stater Kent State University, Kent, Ohio The KENT STATER is published four times a week, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the regular university year and weekly during the summer term. Publication suspended during vacations. t . ■ Entered as seiooind class matter, October 111, 11927, at the Post Office at Kent, Ohio, under the act of 1879, Printed by the P. B. Bonsall Printing 00., 113® E. Main St., Kent, Ohio. The Kent State* is a member of- Associated OoiJeg4a.tf Press and ''Oollegia/fe;.; Digest. v £-"* l" Represented toy National Advertising Service, Inc., 420 Madison ave.. New York. Subscription Price $2-75 Per Year Jack Watts (Phone 4325) Editor-in-Chief Joe Blair, Jr. (Phone 4325) Business Manager
Pros and Cons [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Pros and Cons By, Charles Magilone Divorce laws in the United States should be far more strict than they are at the present time, a poll of university students indicated. When asked, "Should divorce laws in the United States be more lenient or more strict than they are at the present time," approximately 70 per cent of the interviewees voiced their approval of stricter regulations in this matter. "Marriage would have a much more important air if these laws were more strict," said JOSEPH BLAIR, sophomore in the business administration college. "I think the laws should be tightened considerably." VERGIL SIEBERT, a senior, however, emphasized the fact that our divorce laws have been tightened, with still an increase in the number of divorces. "Our divorce laws have been made more stringent and still the number of divorces has increased," Seibert said. Other opinions expressed in the poll follow: DOROTHY DYSON, junior—"l think the divorce laws should be made more strict. It is plain to ...
82 Men Accept Fraternity Bids [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
82 Men Accept Fraternity Bids Fraternity bid cards from 82 students had been signed and returned to the dean of men's office by 5 p. m. yesterday. Several more cards are expected to be returned today. The six men's social fraternities had issued more than 125 cards in the morning. When the special meeting of interfraternity council met at 4 o'clock 81 cards were to be checked. During the meeting another card was received. Although the list is not complete, Delta Phi Sigma received 22 cards, topping Sigma Tau Gamma and Kappa Mu Kappa, each having 19 cards. Alpha Phi Beta had repaceived eight bids, Kappa Sigma Chi and Phi Beta Phi having seven each. The percentage of cards signed in relation to those issued also gave the Delts first place. They pledged 81 per cent of the men they sent bids to. Alpha Phi Beta had a 75 per cent return, with Kappa Mu Kappa having 63 per cent, Sigma Tau Gamma 61 per cent, Phi Beta Phi and Kappa Sigma Chi both having 50 per cent. The figures will change if...
Student Elementary Teachers Are Decreasing, Says Heer [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Student Elementary Teachers Are Decreasing, Says Heer Dr. Amos Heer, director of the training school, reports the fact that there are fewer elementary student teachers this year than there has been in the past 20 years. Dr. Heer gave as a reason for this decided decrease in the number, the fact that since the newly enacted four year law has been in effect, students have turned to high school teaching. He added that this condition might bring about a decided need for elementary teachers and a surplus of high school teachers.
Rooms Needed for Guests Of Annual Short Course [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Rooms Needed for Guests Of Annual Short Course Members of the faculty who are willing to provide rooms for visitors during the photography short course to be held March 5 to 9, are asked to get in touch with Merrick M. Hill, chairman of housing arrangements. Approximately 200 visitors are expected to attend the course. Hill will be assisted by a student housing committee including Jack Leggett, Clyde Friar, William Kennedy, and Earl Vacariu.
Flashes Face Cats Tonight in Gym [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Flashes Face Cats Tonight in Gym Conner Definitely Out; Boliantz Will Start Against Tough Cats Still smarting from the surprising loss to Fenn college, the Golden Flash court five will attempt to regain the form which carried them through early season games when they engage the annually powerful Western Reserve team in Wills gym tonight. Reserve will be top-heavy favorites but if the Flashes can find the spark that has been missing since the Mount Union game 'exactly a month ago the contest will be closer than many sports followers predict. Conner Out of line-up The Flashes will play without the services of Max Conner, x veteran guard, who injured his knee in the Fenn game Saturday night. Conner either has a torn cartilage or a hemorrhage of the knee. Joe Price, sophomore ace, well-known for his ball-handling and passing ability, may start but will see comparatively little action because of his bad ankle. Bill Boliantz, letterman from last year's court team, will px*obably replace C...
Slocum Addresses Students on Job Finding Chances [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Slocum Addresses Students on Job Finding Chances Only three percent of high school students will be able to get into the professions, was the warning of Prof. Clarence A. Slocum in a speech to 400 junior and senior boys at Roosevelt high school Friday morning. Professor Slocum spoke in connection with the Kiwanis Guidance committee and his freshman business administration classes dealing with personnel. He advised his listeners to acquaint themselves with 10 business men in different businesses, get tests to show ability in different professions, and take advantage of services offered by local Kiwanis clubs, who have recruited 63 business in this community to act as advisors to students.
Shag Contest Won By Two Couples At Sweater Hop [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Shag Contest Won By Two Couples At Sweater Hop Sterling and Reitzel Pair With Sherran and , Gerber to Win * -• Dancing to the music of Alf Bottomley and his orchestra approximately 250 persons attended the Sweater Swagger, annual frolic staged by the sophomore class, in Wills gym Friday night from 10 to 1 o'clock. Highlight of the evening was the shag contest. A highly amused audience watched June Sterling and Warren Geiber, and Louise Reitzel and Cliff Sherran as they shagged their way to victory and a five and one-half inch silver trophy. Stanley Mouse and Bill GUisewhite, the Jack Benny and Rochester of Kent State presented their version of a typical day in a radio station. In keeping with the theme of informality which characterized the dance as a whole, painted backdrops of New York decorated the gym.
Club Will Hear Dr. Andre Philip, French Professor [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Club Will Hear Dr. Andre Philip, French Professor Dr. Andre Philip, a member of the French bar association and a wide traveller, will address the regular meeting of the French club tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock in 312 M. During his two-day sojourn here Doctor Philip, a guest of the university is staying at the home of Dr. Henry M. Dater, history professor. He has made exhaustive studies of French economic conditions. Recently he has been concerned with French youth movements. Besides having studied in Europe, Philip attended Columbia university as a Rockefeller fellow and also the University of Wisconsin. All students who are interested in hearing Philip are invited to attend the meeting.
No Soap-box Orator [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
No Soap-box Orator IYVER and over youth has been accused of radical thought and behavior. Gather any group of elde,rs together, and they usually end up bewailing the fact that "this younger generation is going to the dogs." And why? Criticism has been heaped upon students when the American Student union convention appraised communistic activity. It has been said that men and women from the ages of 1825 make up a majority of the Bund and communistic group memberships. Parents accuse their children of wild and unrestrained language in economic discussions. For these few examples supported by insufficient figures, youth is condemned. The 1940 younger generation is composed of a young man or woman who enthusiastically desires much from life, and is willing to give much. He or she expects no more than is rightfully due. After a student works hard in high school or college, he expects a job, security, and perhaps a home. But, when he knocks upon the portals of the world, he is told to "ge...
Untidy Rooms [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Untidy Rooms a department from one place to another brings much inconvenience. It presents several problems that must be solved, and this takes time. But, moving should not be an excuse for untidy rooms. Several rooms on the first floor of Merrill, which recently was vacated by the industrial arts department, are examples of what a classroom should not be. Boxes and papers are scattered about, chairs are overturned, and the general appearance is disagreeable. A classroom should be a clean place, to encourage clear thinking in a pleasant atmosphere. It is disconcerting to the professor to go to a room which has neither an instructor's chair nor a table. Can this be corrected.—CP —K— walk between the library and the music hall presents a "muggy" and hard journey to those who must use this beaten path. —K— "hoary" frost on the trees and the silverlike effect at night makes this campus a truly beautiful one.