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In the Editor's Mail [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
In the Editor's Mail Dear Editor: SINCE the Stater is trying to enlighten the student body as to the status of education sororities on the campus, perhaps it would not be amiss for their side of the story to be heard. It seems that is the only way in which Kent Staters will get the clear picture of the situation. When the three national education sororities that went local last year decided to take the step they knew that it was just a chance that national socials would take their groups onto the Kent campus. They were willing to take the step then, but now that they see that their cause may be lost, those of us, we three national education sororities, who have been loyal to our pledge must give up our afilliations so that they may keep on hoping! What assurance is there that if we did give up our charters, whfch incidentally mean a great deal to us, that national socials would come on the campus. National socials cost a great deal more money than education sororities do. I doubt th...
CALENDAR [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
CALENDAR Tuesday, Feb. 6 YMCA regular meeting, - 312 M, 7:30-8:30 p. m. Sharks, club, pool, 8-9:30 p. m. Basketball game, Reserve vs Kent, Wills gym, 8 p. m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 French club meeting, 312 M, 4-5 p. m. Kindergarten-Primary club meeting, 302 M, 4-5 p. m. Tea Dance, Blue Key and Cardinal Key sponsoring, Moulton hall, 4-6 p. m. Training school basketball game and dance, Wills gym, 7:30-9:30 p. m. Rotary International institute, auditorium, Mr. Sidney Phelps, 8 p. m. HPE club business meeting, 109 M, 7-8:30 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 8 University assembly, Prof. Andre Phillip, auditorium, 9 a. m. Basketball game, Akron vs. Kent, Wills gym, 8 p. m. Friday, Feb. 9 Training school basketball game vs Springfield, Wills gym, 7 p. m. Sigma Sigma Sigma formal dance, University club, Akron, 9-12 P, m. (1). Pi Kappa Sigma pledge dance, Ravenna Masonic temple, 9-1 a. m. (2). Saturday, Feb. 10 Nothing scheduled at press time.
KENT KAROUSAL [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
KENT KAROUSAL By Bill Lloyd The Beggar on Horseback has loped off into history, but the fact remains, the play was a colossal flop from the average student's point, of view. Responsibility for tjhis does not lie with students who participated in. it, but rather with the selection of such a play in the first place. "Beggar on Horseback" was well directed, but completely beyond the scope of the ordinary college audience and the facilities here for such a production. Therefore, all the work of the director and cast was nil. this was true of "Ethan Frome," which also had too many changes of scenery. * •&gt; * We have, in Kent State university, a few students who are capable of enjoying such a play as either of the two mentioned above. But for the every day, run df the mine constituency, of which most of us are members, "Ethan Frome," and "Beggar on Horseback" are far too high and mighty. Unless one has read the play previously, in the case of these two, he doesn't know what is g...
Pan-Hel Bridge Winner To be Revealed at Dance [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Pan-Hel Bridge Winner To be Revealed at Dance ! - The results of the bridge tournament,, sponsored by the Pan-Hellenic association, between six competing sororities, last Saturday afterfiooir, will be announced at the Pan-Hellenic dance Friday, Feb, 23. p/j This was the second time that the contesting teams for the championship-trophy which is in the shape of a woman's hand holding six cards, all on 13 inch base. In spite of the fact that the replay was caused by the absence of the Theta Sigma Upsilon sorority, all did not go smoothly. Rules for the afternoon's duplex bridge game which were drawn by Dean John Blair, stated that the prize would be awarded for high match points. However, judges could not agree on what constituted "match points." So scores were taken to Dean Blair to decide on the winner. Judges for the afternoon included: Mrs. E. C. Stopher for the Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority; Mrs. James Beck for the Beta Gamma's; Mrs. Charles Sumner for the Alpha Omega's; Mrs. Lester ...
Fifty Guests Are Present at First Chi Pi Banquet [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Fifty Guests Are Present at First Chi Pi Banquet Approximately 50 journalism students and high school students attended the dinner sponsored by Chi Pi, men's honorary journalism fraternity, Saturday evening at the Robin Hood. Feature attraction at the dinner was Eugene Kelley, now publications director of the Cleveland public schools. He was formerly a reporter on all three of the Cleveland daily newspapers. Martha Harper and Bill Orpin presented a piano interlude while Earl Vacariu, was toastmaster for the evening. In charge of arrangements were Jack Watts, Hube Briars, and August Quattrochi.
YW to Welcome All New Students At Tea Thursday [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
YW to Welcome All New Students At Tea Thursday A welcome tea for freshmen and transfer women students Thursday from 4 to 6 p. m. in the off-campus women's room in Moulton hall will be the first social event of the YW CA this semester. * Miss Jeanne Parrish, advisor, and Virginia Andes, president of YWCA are to be in the receiving line. Frances Jean Dryden will entertain with piano selections. The tea is being planned by Margaret Leist, program chairman.
WagstafF Plans Sweetheart Hop For February 16 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
WagstafF Plans Sweetheart Hop For February 16 The Women's Athletic association annual Sweetheart dance will be held February 16 in Wills gym with Claire Jane Wagstaff, social chairman, in charge. All WAA members are invited and they may bring one guest couple. A "King of Hearts" will be chosen and Bernie May's orchestra is scheduled to play. Adele Singley is in charge of the tickets and Jane Stroup is chairman of the decoration committee. Tickets will be on sale in the WAA room the week preceding the dance.
Things Were Sure Different Here, 'Way Back in 1919 A.D. [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Things Were Sure Different Here, 'Way Back in 1919 A .D. By Bill Lloyd Long, long ago, when many of the trees on our fair campus were practically sproutlets, before coy co-eds cut capers in knee length stockings, back when the Martins and the Coys, well, once this university was a far cry from its present status. In those days, you could come to college. for a few weeks in the spring, and walk out qualified to teach little children the rudiments of 'readin, 'ritin, and 'rithmetic. Football players were few and far between, and it was not unusual to have a faculty face or two in the line-up. Many changes have taken place, since and during those fitful twenties, in fact, today the contrast is almost unbelievable. Consequent changes have all been in favor of the fairer sex, however. In about 1920 the girls out-weighed, or rather outnumbered the men by a score of 281 to 47. Dancing was popular but not practical and all tripping of the light fantastic was done within its walls. Greeks Or...
Addresses Club [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Addresses Club Frank N. Harsh, principal of the university training school, who will speak to the university mathematics club, tomorrow evening at 4p. m. in 303 M. Mr. Harsh will speak on "Mathematics As An Interpellation of Life." A report of the mathematics meeting held in Columbus during the Christmas holidays will also be given by Mr. Harsh. t
Dad—Send Some Cash So I Can Bury Horse--Joe [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Dad—Send Some Cash So I Can Bury Horse--Joe By Jean Thrig •College-students seem to be so consistently broke that one wire seVvice-is considering making a form wire reading: "Am destitute. Please send—" However, a fewt students prefer less blunt methods. One gay young man from an eastern college became famous for his resoucefulness in extorting money from the parental pocket. He explained to his father that he had joined the Reserve Officers' Training corps and had to have a horse. The proud but gullible papa sent a nice tidy sum which; provided not only for the horse but also for stable rent and feed bills. But money so easily acquired is more easily spent, and the poor lad was again faced with the prospect of living within his allowance. Naturally this could not be thought of, so the horse became very ill. Veterinary services are expensive and this horse had a very delicate constitution. During four years the nag managed to develop every disease known to the animal world. All went...
Literary Tastes KSU Frosh Are- Analyzed [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Literary Tastes KSU Frosh Are- Analyzed "Freshmen Intellect," an article by 'Dr. Wilma L. Garnett and Prof. E. T. Griebling, is being published in the March edition of the College English journal. The article is an analysis of the present literary tastes of high school students and is based upon a research carried on by Dr. Garnett in the freshman classes of Kent State university of 1938 and 1939. 'Tf we had offered the same questionnaire to these students when they were a year farther along toward a degree the results would probably have been different," said Professor Griebling. This research attempts to show that present day literature is more interesting and pertains to college students more closely than some of the older literature forced upon grades students. The article states, "The weight of tradition was plain in the list of novels the students said they'd read. We made up a list of about 300 novels which we thought the students might read for one reason or another, and ima...
Deming to Head Wesley Cabinet; Cooley Resigns [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Deming to Head Wesley Cabinet; Cooley Resigns The Wesley foundation cabinet appointed committee chairmen for the new semester when they met Thursday evening with the Rev. and Mrs. Walter C. Eyster. Roy Deming succeeds Charles Cooley as the new president while Betty McCurdy was elected treasurer. Committee chairmen selected are as follows: Helen Cassidy and Verla Walters, devotions; Beatrice Demmerling, dramatics; Lauran Warman, missionary; Paul Gloss, personnel; Jacqueline Miller and Paul Critz, membership; Aileen Milligan and Harold Serne, social service; Margie Fankhauser, recreation; Phillip Bullock, sports; Ray Deming, publications; Winona Weiss and Mary Schnitzer, refreshments and Richard Firth, religious education. Cooley did not return to school this semester but accepted a position in Warren doing social work.
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Kent Grapplers Top Ohio State Matmen [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Kent Grapplers Top Ohio State Matmen Flashes Claim Mythical State Championship as Result of Win Coach Joe Begala's wrestling team gave Ohio State's matmen their second setback of the season before a capacity crowd Saturday night at Columbus, 19-13 in a thrilling meet that saw the unusual happen when Fred Swasey was pinned with only one second left to go in his match. In winning their sixth meet, the Golden Flashes had a tougher time than the score l would indicate, and the result of the match would have been different, according to Begala, had not the Kent wrestlers taken the first three matches. Wilber and Weisenberg decisioned their men while "Tiger" Pomeroy pinned his. Papushak pinned Lightburn after the Bucks took the two previous matches from Fred Swasey and Cocaptain Lynn Sivon. Aschauer came back with a decision in the semifinal when he out-lasted Sawchyn in the 175-pound clash. The most interesting match of the evening was the heavyweight duel between Walt Porowski and Georg...
Seven Kent Students In Boxing Show [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 6 February 1940
Seven Kent Students In Boxing Show Seven Kent State university students and amateur boxers have entered the district American Legion boxing tournament to be held in Wills gym, Monday, Feb. 12, under the sponsorship of the University Booster club. Winners in the tournament will compete in the sectional tournament to be held in East Liverpool, March 8. From there, winners go to Columbus for the finals of the state Legion contest March 20. The boys enrolled in the university are being sponsored by outside backers. Jack Lee, 118pounder, Leroy De Unger and Bob Hite, 135-pound men, Bob Hudson and Leonard Mayhew, 147-pounders, and Leonard Goshen and Harold Braverman, 160-pound entries, have already filed their entries for the tourney. Several of these boys appeared in the Courier-Tribune boxing show earlier this year. The tournament will be run off in eight-weight divisions ranging from 112-pounds to 175-pounds and over. Sale of tickets for the night have already begun. Representatives of ...