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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
RULES FOR LINCOLN ESSAY ANNOUNCED The faculty committee in charge of the . Lincoln Essay contest being sponsored by the District of Columbia Dames of the Loyal Legion , has announced the rules for the contest . These rules are as follows : I . The contest shall be open € o nny under-graduate in the American University . II . The subjects upon which the pssay may be written are : ( a ) Lincoln , the Man . ( b ) Lincoln , the President . ( c ) Lincoln , and the Part he played in Maintaining the Nations Unity . ( d ) The Civil War Period in Our Countrys History . ( e ) Lincoln and the Law . III . All essays are to be typewritten on one side of the paper and are to be not more than 3 , 000 nor less than 2 . 000 words in length . IV . Each contestant shall file with the University Committee on Awards , or some such body to be designated by the University , a statement setting forth that he wishes to compete in the Lincoln Essay Contest . ( a ) In this statement he shall state his subject...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 16 December 1926
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A . U . DEFEATS G . W . 21-18 IN EIGHTH STRAIGHT VICTORY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
A . U . DEFEATS G . W . 21-18 IN EIGHTH STRAIGHT VICTORY Eagles Down Famous Old-Liners 21-16 For Fifth Victory Defeat Bridge water Again In Easy Contest 30-13 High Point Collegians Swamped 36-12 TO MEET C . U . TONIGHT-LYNCHBURG TOMORROW A brilliant rally in the last eighi minutes of play enabled the A . U Eagles to knock down No . 8 in theii victorious march through the intercollegiate basketball world by disappointing George Washington U _. to the tune of 21-18 in the G . W . Gym Tuesday night . On Thursday , December 16 , A . U . had initiated the new $ 100 , 000 gym by outplaying the U . of Md . with a final score of 21-16 as No . 5 in the series . On December 22 Bridgewater College was reconvinced of the home team s superiority by being defeated 24-13 . No . 7 was the game with High Point Collge on January 5 at which the invaders were trebled with a final score of 36-12 . Undoubtedly ( we are told by A . U . students ) the most thrilling basketball ever played was witnessed by ...
YEAR BOOK IS IN PROGRESS Engraving and Photograph -ing Contracts Awarded to Experienced Firms TO ASK SUBSCRIPTIONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
YEAR BOOK IS IN PROGRESS Engraving and Photographing Contracts Awarded to Experienced Firms TO ASK SUBSCRIPTIONS The publication of a college yeai book by the junior and senior classes combined was unanimously approved by the faculty at their last meeting- This motion was passed after a detailed statement of the estimated expenses and receipts of the book had been made by Howard Rash , business manager of the Annual Board . The publication of the book being assured , the editor , Miss Vera Stafford , and the business manager have made definite plans for the progress of the work , and the other staff members have been named . The engraving contract has been let to John and Oliver Company of Chicago . This company does the largest annual engraving business in America . Besides being specialists in this field , John and Oliver do all the engravings used by a number of nationally known companies which advertise in the leading periodicals . The contract for the photographic work for the ...
MRS . J . C . GRAY GIVES COSTUME RECITAL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
MRS . J . C . GRAY GIVES COSTUME RECITAL _iMrs . Julia Culberth Gray , of Washington , a member of th _ e American Association of University Women , gave a costume song and reading recital in the parlor of the Women s-Residence Hall on Saturday evening , January 8 . Mrs . Gray s program was divided into five parts . The first part of the program consisted of The Dancer , by Chadwick , and Der Erl Konig , by Schubert . Mrs . Gray , with the support of the brilliant piano accompaniment by Professor Dean Shure , dramatically interpreted the latter number which told the story of a father riding in vain to reach his . hild before it answered the pleading of death , or the Erl Konig . Mrs . Gray s second group of songs sras given in eighteenth century costume . Her first two numbers were French and were : _Hopsa ! Lisella knd LeBeau Galante . The last half of this eighteenth century group were English folk songs and consisted of Come Haste to the Wediing , and Oh , No , John , No . The th...
HEAR NOTED SWAMI A . U . Students Addressed By Swami Yogananda [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
HEAR NOTED SWAMI A . U . Students Addressed By Swami Yogananda Famous Philosopher , Savant , And Metaphysician Com pares the East and West . Indian Savant Speaks in Chapel . Swami Vogonanda , East Indian savant , educator and metaphysician , who is delivering a series of lectures in this country , spoke at chapel Wednesday , January 12 . This great teachers philosophy of life is the proper balance of the spiritual , physical , and mental natures of man . After quoting Kipling s East is East , and West is West , and never the twain shall meet , he said that there is no East or West , but merely divisions separated by man-made boundaries . When the wise men of the East meet the wise men of the West , each has a deeper understanding of the profound unity of the one human nature . This advocate of the new cult of India brings the message of his people ; he is the voice of India speaking a single human mouth . He showed how the materialism of the Western world should be supplemented by t...
OUST ROYAL GOOSE FOR MALFEASANCE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
OUST ROYAL GOOSE FOR MALFEASANCE Gosling Court Dissolved on Charge of Malfeasance in Office ; Freshmen Worried . J . Courtney Hayward , Royal Gander of the Gosling Court , the legislative , judicial , and executive organ of A . U . for governing the conduct of freshmen , was impeached Wednesday afternoon for malfeasance in office and a number of other crimes which were mentioned by the court from time to time . The hearing was before the High Court of Justice of A . U ., a special tribunal appointed by the Student Government Association . All members of the Gosling Court were automatically suspended with the Royal Gander and plans are now under way for a court composed of more exacting individuals with a more sincere sense of responsibility of their duty toward freshmen . The freshmen are worried . The Judge of the High Court was the Honorable Jacob Snyder , char S 9 fc 3 &amp;tMK abilities manifested last spring whan various members of the faculty were tried before him fW t...
INTEREST CENTERED ON TONIGHT'S GAME [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
INTEREST CENTERED ON TONIGHTS GAME Although Dope Is in Favor of The Eagles They Are Preparing for Hardest Game . When the Eagles meet Catholic U . this evening American will be encountering hard opposition . The Brooklanders are fast , shifty , and good shots . Moreover , they have played together for three years- To beat this team American will have to flash her best form of the season . In past years Catholic has always developed particularly good basketball teams , and the present quintet is no exception . In the four games played this year Catholic has made a good showing against Washington and Lee , Gallaudet , Blue Ridge , and Navy , all worthy opponents . The dope , however , points to an American victory . A . U . beat Bridgewater 34-13 ; Bridgewater defeated Gallaudet 20-18 , and Gallaudet only lost to Catholic after a courageous fight . From these comparative scores it would appear that _JVttarkm i _»* * l » _Ub twttac _Jfcantto Cardinals . -i - - • Catholic , like otter o...
DEBATE TEAM MEMBERS CHOSEN FOR 1927 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
DEBATE TEAM MEMBERS CHOSEN FOR 1927 At the debate tryouts held on Wednesday , January 5 , the following men were selected to represent the college on the forensic platform : W . Willis Delaplain , Roland Rice and Hugh Speer , with David Morgan as alternate . The judges were Dr . Woods , Dr . Kaufman , Dr . Kinsman and Professor Dudley . The winners were announced in chapel the following morning and it was also announced that a prize of $ 50 had been given for intercollegiate debate . This money is to be apportioned among the members of the team according to their ability and individual record , after the last debate of the season . Debates have been scheduled with Bucknell on March 10 and Western Maryland on March 5 , American defending the negative of the prohibition question against Bucknell and the affirmative against Western Maryland . Negotiations are also being carried on with the University of Maryland , Ohio Weslyan and Eliiabethtown College . CANON STOKES TO MAKE SECOND CON...
CARLETON MAN NEW ENGLISH PROF [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
CARLETON MAN NEW ENGLISH PROF Dr . Harold Golder _, of Oregon , has been appointed assistant professoi of English for next year at American University , according to an announcement made recently by officials of the college . Dr . Golder received his A . B . degree at Carleton College , and hli Ph . D at Harvard . He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa . Dr . Golder has had two years 1 teaching experience at Lawrence College . He has also spent one year abroad on a research fellowship . Mrs . Golder , formerly of Washington , is a graduate of the Indiana State University . She received her A . B . and M . A . degrees in English at Northwestern , and has taken advanced work for her Doctors degree at Radcliffe . o — Dean Woods addressed the Shakes * pearian Society of Washing , at the Corcoran Art Gallery , January 8 , on the subject , Shakespeare as a Conventionalist . Professor Hutchins has also addressed the society and Dr . Kaufman will do so la the near futura .
STUDENTS TO HEAR BROWNING POEMS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
STUDENTS TO HEAR BROWNING POEMS Dr . Collier , Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate School , has made arrangements for a group ol twenty students from the College ol Liberal Arts to visit Mrs . Robert Browning , Jr ., in her Washington home on the evening of February 4Mrs . Browning will read selections from the poetry of her world famous father-in-law . Her home is a singularly appropriate setting foi such an occasion because many priceless mementos closely connected with the life of Robert Browning are in her possession . Since the number who will be privileged to visit Mrs . Browning is small , members of the Senior Class will probably make up the entire group . . Miss Mary Louise Brown , Dean of Women , addressed the Mothers Clubs of the Takoma Park section Thursday night of this week . Her talk was based on the common meeting ground of parents and educators in relation to the training of children and young people in character formation .
A . U . PROFS . HEAR DEAN LEE OF MD [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
A . U . PROFS . HEAR DEAN LEE OF MD The recently formed American Association of University Professors held a meeting Monday night in the Bishop Hamilton Room of the Battelle Memorial . Dean Fredrick E . Lee of the University of Maryland addressed the group . His subject , Contracts and Tenure of Office , was the title of a paper given originally before the American Government Boards of State Universities . Dr . Kaufman and Dr . Varrelman gave reports from a recent meeting of the American Association of University Professors in Philadelphia .
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO DEAN WOODS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO DEAN WOODS THE NEW SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE MEANING OF THE YEAR BOOK A new year has dawned . Small and great , rich and poor , find themselves taking account of the past year and attempting to predict the possibilities of the year ahead . Thus , The Eagle casts its eye over the events of the past year , it sees a College of Liberal Arts struggling through days of infancy , striving to attain a collegiate standing . It sees pioneers blazing the way for a greater University of the future . It sees successes and hardships , victories and defeats , tugging at the youthful foundations of the University , only to leave them stronger and firmer . Outstanding in this panoramic view of the past year , The Eagle sees a leader whose praises have been unsung . Much credit for the progress of the College of Liberal Arts of American University is due this leader , Dean G . B . . Woods . The students have found in him a real friend ; the University , a tireless worker . With great wisdo...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
Vacation versus Examinations With vacation memories being fresh in mind and examinations looming in the near future some timely speculations concerning the relative association and contrast of the two events are suggested . I woke up with a strange feeling about ten o clock on the first day of vacation ; first , because it was a natural waking not as usual by my execrated Baby Ben ; and second , because it was the queerest day I had seen since September , for there were to be no classes for over two _veeks and I suddenly realized that here was no immediate task press 1 tEt ) t _Spectator ig me . Several days were spent merely enjoying this strange feeling of freedom but finally time began to drag and I turned to the spacious library at hand . I browsed among the books in a different spirit than has been my usual custom , for usually my time spent in the library has been limited to looking up some assigned reference , and although I might come upon some more interesting material duri...
ATTITUDE CHANGED Students Seen Behaving In Mysterious Manner Unknown Before [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
ATTITUDE CHANGED Students Seen Behaving In Mysterious Manner Unknown Before The weather is lovely now , nice , cool , and clear . Everyone had a good time during Christmas vacation , happy and hilarious , and is still rejoicing over all the Christinas presents , some of which were needed distressingly . It is no wonder that everyone goes around the campus with a happy , smiling face , and nods beamingly to everyone else . Hardly , because they dont . No , no matter where a person is , even under the most agreeable circumstances , there s always that certain insidious something , that hidden something that causes the bestnatured person to look irritable sometime or other . It is no longer safe to converse rather loudly and joyously about 2 o clock in the morning- For a time that was the most favorable time to tulk , as everyone was so busy sleeping that they never noticed any noise made by their more wakeful neighbors . But it is not now as it was . It is no longer safe for life and ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
tionable beverages were prepared for a rushing business , as they always are when a football team comes to town . One-half of the police fore were rushed to one end of : he town and the other policeman came up to our end . The town was prepared for a redletter day—there was a football team in town . But we fooled them ! We had Hugh W . Speer to care for us and guide us . If he had not been with us our mothers would not have permitted us to make the trip . Up in the hotel , every once in s while , Hugh would leave his studies and come to see what we were doing . Every time he would visit us he would find us busily engaged in checker games , or probably prodigiously knitting or crocheting . When we went walking on the street we all debated , for we thought we might attract some Harrisonburgonians to A . U ., and some sage once said that those thus attracted are of the desired type while those attracted by athletics may or may not be . After the game the next day we hopped in our chari...