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HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
HUMOR Famous Last Words Why, it's as plain as the nose on your face. The time has past when college may be considered a four-year loaf. In the past the student came out with a lot of crust and was supposed to be well done. Professors are adverse to yawning in class. Why? Too many students might suggest that it was only a sleepy hollow. Eyes may be the index of the mind, yet we know a lot of girls with bright eyes. We know many students whose head is as empty as a full dinner pail in Russia. Prof. Coulson: What is a synonym? S. Fish: Why, that's the stuff they put on buns. She didn't think of him all the time. But whenever she thought, she thought of him. He: Haven't I met you somewhere before? I don't seem to recognize you. She: I'm sorry that I have this long coat on. Mary had a little dress A dainty bit, and airy; It didn't show the dirt a bit, But, gosh, how it showed Mary! In Albania when a person shakes his head he means yes. That's nothing; we know a lot of co-eds that way too...
New Field House and College Yard For J. C. Men [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
New Field House and College Yard For J. C. Men Opening its doors on October 1 for the first time, to an aggregation of vigorous college youths, the newly erected field house of the Santa- Monica Junior College will henceforth be the home of the physical education classes and Coach Osterholt's athletic squads. The field house is the little yellow, two-door structure, twentyfive by forty feet, on Michigan Street. According to Coach Osterholt, the field house has a maximum capacity of one hundred and fifty individual lockers and ample room for two hundred and fifty Junior College men. The lockers are of the all-steel, full length type. The interior is divided into various rooms such as: the shower, drying, heating, dressing, and storerooms. Coach Osterholt also has his office just off the entrance. The "J. C. Yard" will later be used for college rallies, and numerous varsity functions will be staged in the "J. C. Yard" throughout the college year. The yard has two basketball courts and...
Efficiency Tests Given Athletes [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Efficiency Tests Given Athletes Every man taking physical education is to be put through a series of standardized tests to determine his proficiency. A record will be kept of each student's achievements. The tests cover practically all fields of sports, and will determine just about the line of sport the student is best adapted for. The tests are: 50-yard dash, 100-yard dash, 220-yard dash, running broad jump, running high jump, 12-pound shot put, baseball throw, basketball (number of baskets per minute), rope climb,football punt.
J. C. Paper Wants Name Suggestions [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
J. C. Paper Wants Name Suggestions A suggestion box has been placed in the south corridor, between room 12 and Recital Hall, to be used as a name for the Junior College paper. Write the name on a slip of paper and put it in the box. Be sure and sign it. The best three or four names will be voted on by the Student Body at the next assembly. Your co-operation will be greatly appreciated.
Men's Gym Classes Show Proper Spirit [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Men's Gym Classes Show Proper Spirit If you should be disturbed by the rumble of a second "Thundering Herd," you will know that it is the men's gymnasium class in action with the football. However, do not be mislead by the idea that gymnasium classes always play football. The Junior College men's gym classes have a regular schedule of work conforming strictly to the requirements of the State University and the University of Southern California. This schedule is divided into three parts — formal drill, postural and corrective exercises, and free play. Standardized tests will be given quarterly. At the end of the semester a measurement will be made to determine the efficiency of the classes. The grade will be based on the individual improvement and punctuality in attendance. It has been gratifying to Mr. Osterholt, who is in charge of the Junior College Physical Education Department, to note how the classes have taken hold of conditions in view of the fact that they are housed in temp...
Lockers Available Soon For Students [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Lockers Available Soon For Students "Lockers will be ready in a few days," is Miss Miller's only reply to the many questions from the boys. The Board of Education has sent lockers which are the same as those in the Library building. As soon as the lockers are ready an announcement will be made. A book case in the College office is being used as a general locker room at present. Students are asked not to receive telephone calls unless it is very urgent. Miss Miller asks that we all co-operate with her. Ask your girl or boy friend not to call you up during school hours.
New Courts Ready For Men Students [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
New Courts Ready For Men Students The new J. C. volleyball and basketball courts are to give athletic entertainment, according to schedule, to the gymnasium classes. A maximum of forty students is the capacity of the three courts. Measuring twenty-five by fifty feet, the volleyball court is overshadowed by the two basketball courts taking up an area of forty by seventy-four feet.
Medical Exams For All Athletes [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Medical Exams For All Athletes Dr. Burrows, the medical examiner, has started his examination of the men entering active sports this year. The Doctor is taking the men during free periods and after school. This information must be in before the men can take part in their chosen sports. Marcia Cejudo, daughter of Mrs. Cejudo, German and Spanish teacher, will arrive here in a few days to be- with her mother. She has been away all summer. Marcia is five years old and speaks German, Spanish, and English fluently.
Basketball Practice Starts J. C. Team Schedules Games Seek Conference Membership [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Basketball Practice Starts J. C. Team Schedules Games Seek Conference Membership "We are out this season to justify our claim of being sufficiently strong to become a member of the Junior College Conference." Those were the words given the Jaysee correspondent by Coach Bill Osterholt regarding the coming basketball season. And, believe me, if you could have heard those words, you would know, doubly so, that the coach means business. Practice will start the latter part of in the women's gym, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from four to five-thirty. ! The program of practice games will probably include Occidental freshmen, California Christian College freshmen, and the inter-league church teams in both Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Coach Osterholt will carry a large squad with no definite first team, a policy that is being accepted by all of the leading coaches of the country. This squad, of about fifteen men, will be, however, the first team and one representative of Santa Monica.
Data Cards Used By Phys. Ed. Dept. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Data Cards Used By Phys. Ed. Dept. All men who have an affinity of forgetting history lessons had the chance to make history during the past week. Each member of the physical education classes filled out a card giving his personal history starting with parental nationality down to the number of diseases he had had. Judging from the remarks made, few knew very little about their own history. "Hey, Coach! What shall I do about this one?" "What if I didn't have it?" "How about this one, Coach?" "What does this word mean?" Seriously, however, this information is valuable and a mutual protection to the school and student.
Gym Classes Start Archery Practice [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Gym Classes Start Archery Practice The plans for Miss Carroll's Junior College gym classes for the present semester are well under way, and according to all indications, a very pleasant time is in store for all. The fourth period class will confine its interest to the already very popular sport of archery, while the large fifth period class will follow a regular gymnastic program.
Women Athletes Plan Organization [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Women Athletes Plan Organization Miss Carroll hopes to organize, in the near future,, a women's athletic association similar to those in most of the big universities. This association will hold three play days a year, competing with twelve other junior colleges in Southern California. At least once a year a conference will be held to which all competitors will be invited. Owing to the clear atmospheric conditions in the Arctic, conversation can be carried on by individuals several miles apart.
Golf And Riding New Women's Sport [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Golf And Riding New Women's Sport The Brae Mar golf links are offering the girls of the Junior College and High School a course of four lessons at the price of one dollar a lesson. On Mondays and Tuesdays a special price of twenty-five cents will be charged for those who already know how to play. Some of the Junior College girls are also organizing to go horseback riding one period each week in place of one period of physical education. Girls interested in either of these sports should see one of the girls' gym teachers, and arrange to go on those days which will be most convenient for them.
J. C. Tickets Good At Hi School Games [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
J. C. Tickets Good At Hi School Games The Student Body tickets issued to the Junior College students will admit them to all home games of the high school. The same system will be employed by the high school, their student body tickets entitling them to see all home games of the Junior College. This will aid both institutions, each being able to see all games played on this campus. This system is followed out at all junior colleges where the high school is on the same grounds.
Equipment Arrives For Gym Class Use [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Equipment Arrives For Gym Class Use During the latter part of the past week the J. C.'s gymnasium equipment arrived Athletic paraphernalia and first aid ac cessories were received. The athletic equipment consists of basketballs, footballs, volleyballs, baseballs, bats, bases, and tennis nets and rackets. The track and field equipment includes new high jump standards and the discus.
Lab. Students Get Equipment Soon [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Lab. Students Get Equipment Soon So far this year students taking physics have been handicapped in their progress by lack of apparatus for experiments. Nevertheless, they are having a thorough review of the knowledge gained in high school. Mr. Phipps makes the classes interesting, nevertheless, sometimes by the statement of such a fact as the earth weighing 13,636,424,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds. Apparatus is arriving every day, and Mr. Phipps expects to be well started in experimental work soon.
Dr. Bush To Attend J. C. Conference [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Dr. Bush To Attend J. C. Conference Representatives of Santa Monica Junior College will attend the annual fall meeting of the southern section of the California Junior College Association, which will be held in Pasadena Saturday, October 12, from 9:30 to 3:00. This meeting will be of paramount interest to us because, not only will many of our future policies and lines of action be determined, but because Dr. Bush has the honor of being Vice-Presi-dent of the association. Other officers are as follows: Lewis Plummer, president; C. A. Nelson of Glendale, secretary and treasurer. The program of the meeting is as follows: 9:30 to 12:00 —General meeting— Music Pasadena Junior College Welcome John W. Harveson, Principal, Pasadena Jr. College Roll Call, with data on attendance and remarks (responded to by student body presidents) 11:00 —"Progress of 6-4-4 Plan in Pasadena" John W. Harbeson 11:25 —"Orientation Courses for FourYear Junior Colleges ".. .Dr. Louise Dudley, Long Beach Jr. Colle...
Class Trains Animals [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Class Trains Animals Mr. Meeuwenberg's zoology class is having its hands full these days in trying to name its pet Parameciums. Some have gone as far as to try and give them alcohol, to watch the poor little things pucker up. M6st of the basketball fellows are getting rash with their pets in trying to teach, them how to play the five-man defense The French class got off to a slow start, but finally the class has a permanent instructor. There is talk of organizing a French club as soon as possible. Miss Betts, instructor, has her students interested in the subject, and some students show signs of becoming brilliant Frenchmen. For the benefit of J. C. newcomers: When the cannon is fired and while the flag is being raised, tradition requires everyone to remain motionless. Due to the confusion in Mr. Meeuwenberg's botany and zoology class, the botany students were transferred to Mr. Knupp last week.
Books Arrive For Social Sciences [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Books Arrive For Social Sciences The social science department announces the arrival of a new supply of books. This will be a most welcome announcement to those of us who were unable to get the books wanted. The list of books now on hand includes the following: The Era of the French Revolution, L. R. Gottschalk; Medieval Foundations of Western Civilization, G. C. Sellery and A. C. Crey; The Origins of the World War, Sidney Fay; A Short History of Civilization, L. Thorndike; Twentieth Century Europe, P. W. Slosson; Europe: A History of 10 Years, R. Buell; The Church in History, A. W. Nagler; Renaissance and Reformation, E. M. Hulme; The Living Past, F. Marvin; Economic History of Euope, by Knight, Barnes and Fliegal; Industrial History of England, A. P. Usher; History of Commerce and Industry,'Herrick; The Economic Development of France and Germany, J. Clapham; History of Commerce, C. DAy; Modern World History, A. C. Flick; Short History of Europe, A. Hyma; Germany, G. Gooch; Europe ...