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Dramatic Club To Open With 3 One-Act Plays [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Dramatic Club To Open With 3 One-Act Plays The University Dramatic Club will open its season this year ‘ by presenting three one act plays on the campus in the Little Theatre . The plays to be presented are : X = O , An Affair of Dishonor , and Thread O’Scarlet . A three-act play will ‘ be put into production before the end of this semester ; during - the _- ~ econd semester it will be continüed _so ‘ a _8 tO ‘ be ready ’ for -presentation _- In New _- York . , -A group of- two - oneact _:, plays _-- _~ v 1 _, - n . _b _~~ - _, _p ~ t - into prod _tiOi ~ añ d- ‘ their evén ’ tua _l -: j ~ e ’ ~ sentation will : ‘ be forthcomin g . _- _- This Dramatic Club will ’ travel to the _Un iversity of’ -Pennsylvania ’ s campus and take part in the Cultural Olympics held on the Pennsylvania campus each year . The group will undoubtedly make its annual trip to New York and present the ‘ aforementioned threeact -play . Plans are being made for trips as far south as North Carolina . More definite...
Omegas Observe [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
Omegas Observe Beta- Chapter- -of - -Omega -Psi- Phi Fraternity _‘ _~‘ Observed Its _- annual ~~ _ationa _l-, ‘ ~ N _a _,-g _, r ~ o . Achievement Week rn November 5-10 . _- On _- Tuüd ay _, November 5 , Mr . St . _Juliani _. _Decosta , of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity , spoke on A Prominent Woman Leader in the person of Mary McLeon Bethune . Wednesday , November 6 , Mr . Hurdle C . Jacke , of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity , delved into the archives of Negro glory and sacrifice under the title of T-ne ‘ Forgotten M’an in the Wheel of Negro Progress . Mr . Roy Nichols , of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity , spoke on the plight of the Negro in the past , present , and years to come in Looking Towards the Future . Friday , November 8 , Mr . E . Kingston Nichols di-scussed the life and deeds of James Weldon Johnson under the heading of : By His Works Shall Ye Know Him . The week ’ s observance w-as terminated ‘ by a special ‘ program held at four o ’ clock Sunday ‘ afternoon .
KAPPA DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 19 November 1940
KAPPA DANCE Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity swung out at their annual dance held in Ren-d-all Gymnasium Friday evening , November 15 . T’he gymnasium was gaily decorated in the fraternity ’ s -colors of crimson and yellow . Guests were numerous , coming from Philadelphia , Wilmington , Baltimore , and other towns in nearby Jersey and Delaware ,
Prof . W illiams W ill Attend Convent ion Rep r esenting Biology Dept . At Entomological Society Convention In Phila . [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Prof . W illiams W ill Attend Convent ion Rep r esenting Biology Dept . At Entomological Society Convention In Phila . Professor Joseph Leroy Wilh ams will read a paper entitled The Reproductive Ducts of the Female Genitalia of Yucca Moths and the connections with the Alimentary Canal , the question of whether or not Yucca moth , a primitive moth , has an anus or not was left in doubt ‘ by Philpott , an Englishman , and Richards , an American . Professor Williams discovered that these primitive moths • are without an anus • as was explained ‘ by Richards . The genitalia duct and alimentary canal were found to be joined , forming a single chamber termed the cloaca . Mr . Williams gave his first paper The Mating and Egg Laying of Malacosoma Americana , before this • body in 1937 , in Richmond , Va . Mr . Williams’ doctor ( Ph . D . ) thesis is in a publication ‘ by the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology of Philadelphia . This article is on The Internal Genitalia and Mating Behavi...
Hold Defense Conference At Ham pton Inst . 300 Outstanding Leaders Of roth Rac es Formulate _Policies Of Negro ’ s Rol e [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Hold Defense Conference At Ham pton Inst . 300 Outstanding Leaders Of roth Rac es Formulate _Policies Of Negro ’ s Rol e I On Monday and Tuesday , Nov , 25 an d 26 , 300 outstanding leaders of both races attended a defense conference at Hampton Institute to formulate definite policies on the role of the Negro in the defense program of the United States . The major question discussed was whether the Negro should express his loyalty to the government by ‘ being willing to participate in the defense program through segregated military units , or whether he should insist upon being included in all military units without regard to racial discrimination , There were many differences of opinion among the leaders and many specialists were called in for consultation at the conference . The conferees , representatives and delegates of state and national governments and leading institutions , were divided into eleven groups . These groups were to uncover facts and bring forth the specific reso...
Six Event s In Y . M . C . A . Touri iey Now Und er Wa y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Six Event s In Y . M . C . A . Touri iey Now Und er Wa y Competition S t art e d Dec . 2 4 Events Already Completed The annual YMCA games tourney got under way Monday evening , December 2 . The six events were table tennis ( singles and doubles ) , pinochle , chess , check- ‘ ers , and shuffleboard doubles . Four of the events have been finished with the following results : Alton Wareham , an almost unknown player on the campus , won easily over Kenneth Phipps in table tennis , 6-0 . Royal Saunders was the other semi-finalist , with Henry McCrary and Cleo Palmer in the quarter finals . James K . Baker and Earl _3 _’ . Browne won the final pinochle match from Cleo Palmer and I . N . Perry . William McTeer won the checkers event , with Henry McCrary second , and Wilfred James third . In the chess ‘ finals , Sorenson won from Henry McCrary . The shuffleboard event will be held up until after the Christmas holidays ‘ because of necessary alteration on the courts . These alterations are ...
Lion ’ s Radio Club Competes For Best Recorded Progr am [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Lion ’ s Radio Club Competes For Best Recorded Progr am The Lion ’ s Radio Club of Lincoln University has sent in an application in order to compete in Youth Speaks for Itself , a co ntest of the American Youth commission of the American council on education . This is a contest , by nationwide competition , for the best radio programs concerning projects conducted ‘ by and for youth . The six of more recordings , which in the opinion of the judges describes practical and effective community projects by and for youth will be duplicated and distributed to hundreds of radio stations all over the country , The Commission feels that ‘ by reporting youth ’ s activities through the well-adapted and effective medium of radio , it can arouse other communities to action , awaken them to the seriousness of youth ’ s unmet needs , and make them aware of potentialities of resources readliy available for them , Competing organizations must send in recordings , to play exactly thirteen minutes , d...
Y H osts To F . &M [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Y H osts To F . &amp;M Thursday , December 10 , 1940 , twenty students , representing the Young Men ’ s Christian Association of the University , traveled to Franklin and Marshall College , Lancaster , Pa ., to attend the second in a series of student exchanges to ‘ be held with neighboring institutions . The purpose of these meetings is to exchange thou’ghts and to stimulate thinking along possible lines of social action with regard to youth and particularly to us as a minority group . On S u n d a y , December 15 , Franklin and Marshall completed the exchange ‘ by sending a delega tion to share in a similar program sponsored by our Y . Those who participated in the program at F . and M . were Lendall Chase , chairman of the delegation , and Franklin H . Williams , both members of a panel discussion group , whose theme was , Youth and National Defense . Other Lincoln men who spoke were : Roscoe Brown , Samuel Glover , and Grant S . Shockley , The delegation from Lincoln inc...
Coach Rivero , St aff To Att end • C . _I _. A . A . Me et [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Coach Rivero , St aff To Att end • C . _I _. A . A . Me et Coaches Manuel Rivero , Brud Holland , Athletic Publicity Director , Theodore Still , and Professor H . F . Grim are attending the annual C . I _, A _, A . meeting in Richmond , Va ., December 13-14 . At the annual confa’b , the coaches from the 13 member schools in the conference will make up foot- ‘ ball schedules for the season of 1941 , and basketball schedules for the 1940-41 season . Championships will be declared in the various sports . Lincoln will ‘ be crowned ‘ boxing and wrestling champions , Union , hasket’ball titlists , Morgan , football kingpins , Virginia State , track champions , Johnson C . Smith , tennis champions . Art Gains Popu larit y Iowa City , Ia . ( I . P . )—Art has reached an all-time high as a popular course ‘ at the University ’ of Iowa , as 935 students enrolled for their year ’ s work in the department last month , according to official figures released here ,
Department Head Directs M ove In Behalf of Negroes [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Department Head Directs M ove In Behalf of Negroes Dr . Lawrence Foster In Charge Of Study Of Penna . Negroes Dr . Lawrence Foster , head of our Political Science Department , is the head of a movement being carried on in behalf of the Negroes in the state of Pennsylvania , Dr . Foster is the executive director of the Pennsylvania State Temporary Commission on the Condition of the Colored Urban Population . The commission is conducting studies in education , economics , recreation , delinquency , crime , health and housing of the Negro in the state of Pennsylvania . The primary data of this commission is obtained through surveys and hearings . The secondary data is obtained from officials of both private and public institutions of the state . The commission is composed of leading white and colored citizens ,
Recreation Lo _~ in ~ ge In Cressot i Dor m [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Recreation Lo _~ in ~ ge In Cressot i Dor m Cresson dormitory will have a recreation room completely furnished and equipped with the necessary games when we return from our holidays on January 2 , 1941 . The room will be finished as far as painting and its structural work is concerned by today . The actual furnishing of the room is in the hands of a dormitory committee consisting of : Hurdle Jacke and Garfield Wilkerson on the first floor ; H . L . Whitehead and Virgil Young second floor ; Czar Black and William Byrd on the third floor ; Hillard Berry and Bruce Benjamin on the fourth floor . This committee will meet with President Wright , Dean Wilson and G _. F . Birchard sometime during this week to decide just what games and furnishings are to be added to the room . Plush seats and indirect lighting are to ‘ be some of the most modern features of the room .
Seven Senior s Do Practi ce Teachin g Work [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Seven Senior s Do Practi ce Teachin g Work Seven Lincoln seniors at present are engaged in practice teaching . Their names and locations are as follows : Rufus Shorter , Jr . and Theodore Bolden are at the Phyllis Wheatley School in Morton , Pa . ; Robert A . Wright and William Garner are at the Frederick Douglas Jr . High School , Chester , Penna . ; and Herbert Gould , Charles F . Murray , and Joseph Murray are at the Howard High School in Wilmington , Del . These men will be doing student teaching and social research work from December 2-20 inclusive . The same men will have similar assignments in the ‘ second semester , probably during April . They are attempting to qualify for certificates as teachers in secondary schools .
Mus ic Depar tment Makes New Addition To Record Libr ar y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 17 December 1940
Mus ic Depar tment Makes New Addition To Record Libr ar y The music department has made a new addition to The University record li’brary—an opera series . In making the selection of the twelve operas , the committee worked on the assumption that survival is inherent in greatness . The operas chosen were : Carmen , Faust , Aida , Madame Butterfly , La Boheme , Tannhauser , La Traviata , Pagliacci , Lohengrin , Tristan and Isolde , and the Marriage of Figaro . Each one of these is , and has been by common consent , a masterpiece of its kind . Each one has grown in popularity from the moment it was first revealed to the public . Each one has earned the highest encomiums from the learned , the adulation of the average music lover and the affection of the great army of opera enthusiasts .