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Departments Make Use of Card Index [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Departments Make Use of Card Index The chemistry laboratory has eight cabinets, two large drawers for chemicals and apparatus, which are arranged alphabetically on shelves on the cabinets. They are catalogued on cards in the same way that library cards are indexed. With the aid of this index, chemicals and apparatus can be located in a short time. Each package containing chemicals is also marked with the name of the chemical and the number of the cabinet and shelf where it belongs. In this way all chemicals used by students can be quickly returned to their proper places. Students are now equipped with proper apparatus which they must return at the end of the course, and pay for any they may break. When they need new apparatus they have to fill out and sign a printed blank and hand it to'the instructor. In this way the apparatus is kept track of. A similar plan of card indexing is followed in the physics department.
Womens Hi-Jinks Comes In January [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Womens Hi-Jinks Comes In January Women will have a chance to enjoy the best time in their lives when they attend the Women's Hi-Jinx, to be held in the girls' gym, January 10. Everyone will come in costume, and a prize accorded for the best make-up. Groups of girls will entertain with original programs and stunts. There will be dancing for all during the intermissions. Candy, ice cream and punch will be sold for the benefit of the women's societies. Admission is only ten cents. Come one —come all!
Provides Humor Galore [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Provides Humor Galore Stephen Leacock, having the humorous interest of his readers at heart, has written profusely in a manner certain to tickle the funnybone of anyone who reads his stories. Some of his work is in the library now. "Humorous Sketches" and "Nonsense Novels" will afford plenty of amusement for students in their spare time. His latest work, "The Iron Man and Tin Woman," a book of essays, is now on sale at the local book stores.
Premier Corsiar Mix to be Held Friday Evening [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Premier Corsiar Mix to be Held Friday Evening Working night and day to make the first event of Santa Monica Junior College's social season a success, the committee on entertainment is rapidly completing arrangements and plans for the "Premier Corsair Mix," which is to be held in the girls' gymnasium next Friday. All decorations, favors, and other incidentals have been received, and the work of decorating the gym is being rapidly pushed forward. Predominating colors of orange and gray will Se used in making the gymnasium assume a holiday aspect. Details of the exact decorating will not be published as surprise is in store for those attending. Streamers, confetti, and other paper novelties will be extensively used. An outside orchestra of merit has been engaged, thus assuring the assemblage of a brand of music rarely heard at scholastic merry making. Many novelty numbers have been arranged, thus providing entertainment during intermissions. One number of decided surprise has been plan...
Help the Drive! [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Help the Drive! The Associated Women Students are sponsoring a Christmas charity drive next Thursday and Friday, December 12 and 13. This is a drive that should be taken part in whole-heartedly by the entire student body. This is an event that will take place each year from now on. All students are asked to please bring canned goods and old clothes. As this is the first year of this drive, everybody should get behind it. Don't fopget!
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
THE SAMOJAC Published, every other Tuesday during the school year by the Santa Monica Junior College Student Body, Santa Monica California Member of California Junior College Press Association. STAFF ARTHUR REDDEN Editor E. R. COULSON Faculty Adviser Department Editors Theodore Gross. .... . Associate Glynn Reineman. Sports Eric Moore News Dryden Bergeron Men's Athletics Byron Palmer, Myrtle Fletcher Feature Helen Stelzriede Women's Athletics Walter Gushman Exchange William Henn Humor Reporters: Bernard Rogers, Edward Villarreal, Stanley White, Evelyn Cook, F.dna Dolling, Jack Rose, Clara Lee Derry, Vincent Donated, Avanelle Thomas, Marie Karl. Alden Burks, and Adele Winn.
Explains Grade Method [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Explains Grade Method Mr. Phipps explained to his classes last week the method of marking which he uses. After a few years' study trying to find a fair system of grading, Mr. Phipps has adopted his present method. He grades accoring to their marks in problems, daily written, examinations, laboratory work and class recitation. By this method the teacher has no say in the matter, as it is entirely mathematical. Failures count nothing. In some systems the number of failures are subtracted from the rest of the marks.
More Rooters Needed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
More Rooters Needed We realize that the purpose of this column is not to engage in complimenting individuals, yet an action of some students necessitates the writing of this article. At the basketball game last Friday with the California Christian College freshman team, the supporters of the Corsair five were surprised by the arrival of three femenine members of the S. M. J. C. student body. We admit that maybe Los Angeles was a long way from Santa Monica, yet that is hardly an excuse for more rooters not being there, sowe wish to compliment the Misses Arlene Mcßride, Bell Waltz and Roxine Waltz on their fidelity to our team.
Boost the Dance [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Boost the Dance The first Junior College "Mix" will be a success! How can it be anything else, when students are offered an opportunity to become better acquainted mutually than ever? To leave school- for the holidays with everyone feeling that everyone else is his friend would be a truly great step in the accomplishment of fraternal unity in the student body. Among the foolishly superstitious (yes, even in this age) there is a fixed belief that Friday the thirteenth is a very unlucky day —one of those days on which something always seems to go wrong. Belief creates conditions, and the sooner people forget this silly thought, and learn to pay no attention to the unpleasant trivialities present at any affair, the sooner it will become an idle notion of the past. Members on the entertainment committee have worked hard to provide completely for the enjoyment of those attendant. Good music will "lend wings to your feet." All the enjoyment which a gay young crowd affords itself will find...
Leadership [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Leadership Throughout the ages the nations of the world have cried aloud for conscientious and courageous leadership. Give us a chief, a general, a president, or even a king, has resounded down the long corridors of time. In our beloved America, where all true Americans are rightly proud of their democratic form of government, we hear the same continuous cry of leadership. In fact, we practically admit that without proper leadership our country could not flourish and prosper the way it is doing at this present moment. It does not necessarily follow, however, that leadership should establish itself in high positions. It does not mean, for example, that only those elected to the highest office in the land can, or always should truly lead. No; true leadership is an invisible form of leadership, the need of which the whole world is coming more and more to understand and appreciate, and it is therefore a much higher form of leadership than mere personality. It is the leadership of though...
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
EXCHANGES Central Jaysee boasts an active club of geologists.—Central Campus. The University High School held a benefit dance to aid in the Community Chest drive. —Warrior. Chaffey High School has sent a stock judging team of boys to the Kansas City stock judging coptest. —Tatler. Chaffey Junior College will present, under the auspices of the graduating class, on January 17, the "Melting Pot." — Thrasher. In their first forensic meet of the year, the Viking debaters of Long Beach Junior College travel to Los Angeles where they will clash with the Junior Collegians of L. A. J. C. —Viking. Alpha Eta Rho, Trojan Aviation fraternity, and the U. C. L. A. Aeronautics fraternity, acting in co-ordination, sponsored the entertainment Thursday evening, November 21, at the Western Aircraft show. —Daily Trojan. The Redondo H. S. annual, "The Pilot,' was adjudged 30 points less than the "Phoenician." The Phoenix annual, with 885 points, was honored with the title, "First All-American All-Class Y...
STAGE-SCREEN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
STAGE-SCREEN "Condemned." Ronald Colman and Ann Harding in a picture with a new angle. The horrors of Devil's Island arc realistically portrayed in this fine picture. "So Long Letty." Charlotte Greenwood gives a good talkie presentation of her stage success. This will sure chase your blues. "The Kiss." Greta Garbo and Conrad Nagel try to burn the screen in a sordid action of what is not done in proper circles. "The Mississippi Gambler." You can try and draw to an inside flush in this romantic picture of the early south. "That Ferguson Family." A smashing comedy which ran for five months in New York. Helen Ferguson and Robert Keith are admirably cast. "The Passing of the Third Floor Back." Another revival which is being received by the public after an absence of years. The cast, although not made up of as famous persons as were in the original, do very well. "Tiger Rose." Lupe Velez is about the most effervescent leading lady on the screen today. This coupled with a quaint brand of E...
HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
HUMOR Eric: Would you marry an idiot for the sake of money? Regina: Oh, this is so sudden! Flappers should be seen but not hard She was only a math prof's daughter but she knew her limits. Frank W.: What's the difference in going on a party and to a party? Frank M.: The party. "I hope you'll dance with me tonight, Mr. Jones." "Oh, rather! I hope you don't think I come here merely for pleasure!" In most Eastern countries, we read, women are discarding their veils in order to be like Western women. We should like to add that they'll have to discard considerably more than that. First Kid: Gee, Jimmy, when I went by your house this morning, I heard somebody swearin' somethin' awful." Second Kid: Aw, that was my dad. He was late for church, and couldn't find his hymn book. Lady: I want to see some gloves for my eight-year-old daughter, please. Clerk: Yes, madam; white kid? Lady: Sir! Oliver: When your girl confessed her love for you, what did you do? Stan: Oh, I pressed her for details. ...
Girls Play Day At Glen dale Is Social Success [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Girls Play Day At Glen dale Is Social Success " Hi, Pat; how did you recover from that rough basketball game we played at Glendale J. C.?" "Oh, I'msip and able to be around, but I was in bed most of the day yesterday. How do you feel?" "I feel about the same way; but we had a keen time just the same." These were some of the results of the W. A. A. playday at Glendale J. C. The playday opened with a short talk from one of the instructors of U. C. L. A., who gave a very interesting talk on hockey. The first sport to be played off was tennis. Miss Arline Mcßride and Miss Belle Waltz won the tennis doubles against L. A. J. C. Our tennis singles lost by a verv close score. Our basketball team played a very strenuous game, but without avail. The girls that played tennis had to play basketball also, because of the small number of girls that could participate. Luncheon was served on the front lawn. The tables were decorated with various colored balloons. In the afternoon a lovely program wa...
Football Finals Played by Jaysee [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Football Finals Played by Jaysee The junior college football championship of California was decided at Sacramento Saturday, when the Santa Ana Junior College Dons were defeated by the Sacramento Junior College Panthers, 12 to 6. The Santa Ana Dons won the Southern Conference title, with six victories and one defeat, dropping a 6-0 struggle to Chaffey Junior College. The Sacramento Panthers won the California Coast Conference title without defeat, although dropping two 7-6 non-conference games.
Managers Selected For Corsair Teams [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Managers Selected For Corsair Teams Managers have been picked for all athletic teams of this year. Selections have been made for the basketball, golf and swimming teams. At the last meeting of the commission the following men were selected: Frank Michel, basketball; Dryden Bergeron, golf; and Sanford Watkins, swimming. The duties of the above managers were outlined in the last issue of the SaMoJaC.
Basketball Schedule [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 10 December 1929
Basketball Schedule Jan. 4 —Bye. Jan. 11—Santa Ana at Santa Ana. Jan. 18 —Compton at Compton. Jan. 25 —Los Angeles at Santa j Monica. Feb. I—Riverside1 —Riverside at Riverside. I Feb. B—Pasadena8 —Pasadena at Santa Monica. Feb. 15 —Pomona at Pomona. Feb. 22—Citrus at Santa Monica. Mar. I—Glendale1 —Glendale at Santa Monica. Santa Monica is fortunate in drawing a bye the first week of the Southern California junior college basketball conference, which starts January 4. This will enable the team to get in an extra week of hard practice in preparation for the strong Santa Ana congregation, whom they meet January 11 at Santa Ana. The Corsairs have four games away and four games on their home floor. During the course of the season the Corsairs will journey to Santa Ana, Compton, Riverside, and Pomona. At home they will meet Los Angeles, Pasadena, Citrus and Glendale. Coach Osterholt is putting his cohorts through heavy practice in preparation for the coming season. Several practice games...