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FACULTY DIVIDES ACTIVITY FEE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
FACULTY DIVIDES ACTIVITY FEE The faculty has decided to distribute the funds of the Student Activity Fee of eight dollars a semester , as follows : Debate f 100 Athletics 5 , 60 Post office box 1 . 00 American Eagle 8 . 00 Dramatics 1 . 00 Concerts , lectures , recitals-. 8 , 50 All college parties SO Physical examination 2 . 00 Emergency , 60 A permanent design for a football letter for the university will be worked out by the committee on athletics in consultation with Coach Springston , Dean Woods , and Professor Hutchins . Any football player who participated in sixteen quarters will receive a letter this year .
PI MU KAPPA ELECTS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
PI MU KAPPA ELECTS Arthur Gerth was re-elected president of Pi Mu Kappa , the Physics and Mathematics Club , at a special meeting held in Room 7 , Tuesday , November 3 nd , at 1 : 00 P . M . The other officers elected were Donatd Bittinger , vice-president , and Betty Dcakins , secretary . At the regular November meeting held Wednesday evening , November 17 th , at 7 : 30 P . M . in the chapel room of Hurst Hall , Lucile Imlay gave a report upon Paper-folding , which the audience declared to be most interesting and instructive .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
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EAGLE STYLE BOOK Suggestions For Contributors To The Eagle [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
EAGLE STYLE BOOK Suggestions For Contributors To The Eagle Roland Roland Dr . B . B . Jamts . A . U . instructor in Bible and history , was sought out by an Eagle reporter in his search for news and general journalistic suggestions . The reporter knew that Dr . James had spent sixteen years as chief editorial writer of the Baltimore American and that he possessed those literary abilities , coveted by every ambitious editor , a master of English and a wizard with words . Dr . James explains that although he has given up his active editorial work he still finds the chief joy of his existence in writing for current periodicals . The story is told that Dr . James entered Western Maryland College with a Bible under one arm and a dictionary under the other . True or not it characterizes Dr . Jamds . After serving in the ministry for a number of years he devoted his time to literary persuits . This characterization was recently illustrated . Dr . James noticed a mistake in Biblical citatio...
Women s Guild Adopts Unique Calendar [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
Women s Guild Adopts Unique Calendar The Woman s Guild of American University is now carrying ; out a new plan to secure funds for a scholarship open to women of the college . The Guild has for several years been raising money to provide for women students ami now has ibout fifteen hundred dollars . The present activity is the publication of a 1027 calendar whose divisions will represent _jifts toward the scholarship . Mrs . Mary Logan Tucker , who has made a subscription representing the year , will be responsible for four seasons who in turn will find three months each . The months divide into weeks and the weeks into days , the subscriptions decreasing with each division . The names of the subscribers will be printed on the . calendar in places corresponding to their gifts . The Guild hopes to come at least five hundred dollars nearer their goal of five thousand . Whoso loveth correction loveth knowledge ; But he that hateth reproof is brutish . —Proverbs . Too many people look f...
COUNCIL ELECTS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
COUNCIL ELECTS Hugh Speer was elected president of the student council at a special meetiug on November 4 . The other officers are : _Beulah Widstrand , vice president ; Catherine Edwards , secretary . The council decided to hold regular meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 3 : 30 . The regular meeting this week was postponed because several members could not be present . It was also thought wise to wait until the freshmen had elected their president who will represent them on the council . A tentative constitution will probably be drawn up and submitted to the student body so that it may be presented to the faculty at their next meeting for approval . The council has been requested to take charge of certain funds left over fnim college social functions . The council has been requested to send » delegate to the second annual congress of the National Student Federation of America , to be held at Ann Arbor , Michigan , on December 2 , 3 , and 4 . No action ias b...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
Collegiate s Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Day ! and for what to be thankful ? ( as our Pennsylvania Dutch neighbors say it ) . Between the Puritans and the President s proclamation , little remains for mere mortals to rejoice over . Yet—by way of suggestion in case you are asked to deliver a sermon on Thanksgiving Day before the town council and mayor of your home town—a few objects worthy of gratitude have been noted in , on , about , around , and upon the campus . a . The campus itself—where the green grass grows all around . b . The unwonted generosity on the part of college heads in granting students a respite from their labors around the thirtieth of November . c . A California or Maine roomie , less fortunate in the matter of home-going , from whom you may borrow forgotten incidentals , kid gloves , week-end bag , slicker , money to get home on , sweat gown—or tux , collegi shirt , best evening ate socks—and oh an umlirella . Puritans in realizing d . Kindness of the need of an i...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 November 1926
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B . B . TEAM WINS FOUR GAMES Eagle Basketeers Pile Up Total Score of 182 to 107 Within Week TO MEET Md . U . TONIGHT [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
B . B . TEAM WINS FOUR GAMES Eagle Basketeers Pile Up Total Score of 182 to 107 Within Week TO MEET Md . U . TONIGHT FOURTEEN NEW COURSES FOR NEXT SEMESTER The American University basket ball team won its fourth straight victory by defeating Gettysburg College 34 to 27 at Gettysburg on Tuesday night . The other three victories were gained on a Southern trip last week by defeating Bridgewater College 55 to 35 , Shenandoah 45 to 26 , and the Medical College of Virginia at Richmond 48 to 19 . The Eagles to date have scored a total of 182 points to their opponents 107 . The climax of the season of 1926 comes tonight when the Americans meet the University of Maryland . This is the first game to be played in the new gymnasium and promises to be the most exciting contest in American s athletic history . The team and student body are determined to uphold the undefeated record and to start the jinx right in the new gym . o Fast floor work and ability to keep possession of the ball enabled th...
THEATRE-GYM TO BE OPENED Basketeers To Initiate Court Tonight In Game With Maryland STAGE COMPLETED SOON [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
THEATRE-GYM TO BE OPENED Basketeers To Initiate Court Tonight In Game With Maryland STAGE COMPLETED SOON A . U . PROFESSORS FORM A LOCAL CHAPTER The new Theatre-Gymnasium will be opened tonight with its first basketball game when the Eagle basketeers meet Maryland University . Although the building is temporarily ready for athletic contests , it will not be complete for some time . When the stage is finished it will be fully equipped with the highest type of scenery and modern theatrical devices . A workshop for the theatre covers the entire floor space under the stage the ceiling above the stage is high enough so that all scenery can be lifted , making possible a quick shift of scenes . The building dimensions are sixty feet in width by one hundred and fifty feet in length with a main floor sixty by one hundred feet . This makes room for two practice games to go on at one time . The playing height of the ceiling is twenty-two feet . The gym floor is of hard maple . There is a balco...
BATTELLE BLDG . IS DEDICATED Brilliant Reception Is At -tended By Guests And Students [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
BATTELLE BLDG . IS DEDICATED Brilliant Reception Is Attended By Guests And Students With pne of the most brilliant receptions of the year , American University formally dedicated the new _fawilla M _** m Jr !* _njnnrmemory _~ 61 Mr . Gordon BatteUe last Tuesday evening . Over two hundred people , including the trustees , faculty , students , and friends of the University attended the affair . The Newell trio opened the program with a selection . Immediately afterward Colonel Peter M . Anderson , the architect of the University and a member of the board of trustees , formally turned the building over to the American University . An impressive ritual of dedication was led by Chancellor Lucious C . Clark after which Bishop John W . Hamilton , chancellor emeritus ol American University , gave the prayer of dedication . The ceremony was closed with the benediction offered by Bishop William F . McDowell . The receiving line of the recepjon , which preceded the dedication was composed of C...
ANNUAL TRUSTEE MEETING HELD Chancellor Clark Reports Success In Financial Campaign [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
ANNUAL TRUSTEE MEETING HELD Chancellor Clark Reports Success In Financial Campaign Mrs . McLean A Friend Of A . U . The 33 rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the American University convened last Wednesday morning ; _DecemMr 8 rin ttw newly dedicated BatteUe Memorial As usual , the meeting was devoted mainly to tnandal reports and plans , coupled with a report by the Chancellor upon the general progress of the University . The following officers of the Board of Trustees were re-elected : President , John C . Letts ; First Vice-Presfdent , William Knowles Cooper ; Second Vice-President , Merton E . Church ; Treasurer , William S . Corby ; Secretary , Charles W . Baldwin ; Assistant Secretary , Albert Osborn . The members of the Executive Committee , the Financial Committee , the Real Estate Committee , and the Auditing Committee were appointed by Mr . Letts . No definite figures were given concerning the progress of the financial campaign which has been carried on for the ...
SAWYER ' 27 GRID CAPT . Faculty Relates Exploits To Surfeited Gridmen [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
SAWYER 27 GRID CAPT . Faculty Relates Exploits To Surfeited Gridmen Tom SawyiT was unanimous !} _, elected captain &lt;&gt; f America s l . i _~ 7 football team at the annual K &gt; i &lt; l squad banquet in the College 1 tilling Hall on Monday evening . Sawyer , who is also captain of this year s basketball team , played a sensational game as fullback during the past season , his hard playing being one of the main reasons for America s success on the gridiron . It is to be remembered that Sawyer repeatedly , in games , broKe through with long runs to score touchdowns , such runs occuring in the Blue Ridge , George Washington and Maryland Freshman contests . Oratory and Eats Feature Banquet . Amid much munching of teeth , accompanied by words of wisdom that fell from the lips of Dr . Kaufman , Chancellor Clark , Coach Springston , and Dean Woods , the football season of 1926 was fittingly celebrated by a gorgeous banquet , which included : Oyster cock...
DR . KAUFMAN _HONORED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
DR . KAUFMAN _HONORED Dr . Kaufman , Professor of English , was recently elected editor of The Bulletin of the Shakespeare Society of America , which is published in Washington . Dr . Kaufman hopes to make this a quarterly publication , although up to this time there have been only three issues in a year . Attends Conference at Buffalo . Dr . Kaufman represented American University at the conference of the Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools of the Middle States and Maryland which was held • at the University of Buffalo during Thanksgiving vacation . A . U . is already a member of this body , but must receive open recognition from it before other educational bodies will accept this college as equal in standing with the accredited colleges of the country . At the recent session Dr . Kaufman was reelected to membership in the College Committee of English of the Association .
Freshmen Elect Officers [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
Freshmen Elect Officers After a series of meetings , the freshmen class have adopted a constitution and have completed the election of officers for the year . The following officers have been elected : Raymond Spaeth , president ; James Begg , vice-president ; Gladys McAfee , secretary ; and Martha Bricker , treasurer . The class is planning a large party Immediately after Christmas vacation and it is promised to be one of the events of the college year . Margaret _Sykes has been appointed to confer with Dr . _Bently _, and Or . Hutching upon the choice of class colors .