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Spanish Club Holds Second Get-together [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Spanish Club Holds Second Get-together The newly formed Spanish Club held its second meeting on Thursday evening at the home of Betty Livingston. The evening was featured by the election of permanent officers, with Eduardo Vi 11arreal winning over "Captain" Billy Athey for the office of president. The office of vice-president was won by Eric Moore. Margaret Johnson read a paper on the Aztec Indian tribe. Evidently believing that there is nothing like a good nightmare to help the night hours pass, Miss Johnson recounted the famous Aztec human sacrifices and their methods of self torture in great detail. Mrs. Cejudo, faculty sponsor, then related the famous heart sacrifice wherein victim's heart is extracted while he is still among the living. Mrs. Cejudo also related her experiences at an Indian fiesta in which a drunken Indian shot at her but fortunately missed. Following this the rest of the evening was devoted to card games and dancing. Only those suffering from fallen arches or d...
Sport Head Used [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Sport Head Used A call for a sport-head was made by the staff of the SaMoJaC several months agcf. This call was not answered until a student submitted an idea to a high school student after several weeks the head was completed, and it is in this issue. The high school student is Jack Cranda'l, a Santa Monica High School senior; he is a good track man, as well as a cartoonist. The students of the Santa Monica Junior College thank him and hope that after he graduates he will attend this institution
LATE NEWS [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
LATE NEWS Contrary to all rumors circulating on the -campus, President Wallace Hickman will not seek re-election for next semester. With the added duty of basketball Mr. Hickman does not feel he could do justice to the office and basketball both. Larry Magee, present vice-presi-dent, will in all probability seek the office of president. Dryden Bergeron has signified his intention of running for the office of vicepresident. Undoubtedly both will be elected to the two offices.
Debate Coach Makes Call for Candidates [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Debate Coach Makes Call for Candidates With Tuesday, January 14, set for the meeting of all interested in debate, Coach Wallbank announces that at that time the question for the next league debate will be made public. The meeting is to be held the third period in the recital hall. Mr. Wallbank wants a large turnout for the next round of debates. The teams to be met in the regular league forensic tilts will be Los Angeles and Fullerton Junior Colleges. With the squad used in the last debates as a nucleus, it is hoped that Santa Monica will go far in the debate league. The object of the meeting will be to familiarize those present with the topic and to assign work on whatever side the debaters may be interested. A group meeting will be held each week about the middle of February, when the tryouts for the team will be held. Until that time Coach Wallbank desires every person interested to attend the open forum and ,in that way help each other in forming the basis of arguments.
Calendar – January 7 to January 21 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Calendar - January 7 to January 21 Tuesday, January 7 —Mixed Chorus; 3:35 p. m. Thursday, January 9 —Student Body Assembly. Third period. Friday, January 10 —J. C. Girls' Hi-Jinx. 7:30 p. m. Saturday, January 11 —Basketball at Santa Ana. 7:45 p. m. League game. Saturday, January 11 —W. A. A. Party at Carroll's Cabin. AH day. Monday, January 13 —J. C. Y Club. 7:30 p. m. Tuesday, January 14 —Mixed Chorus. 3:35 p. m. Wednesday, January 15 —Spanish Club. 8:00 p. m. Thursday, January 16 —Debate Club. Third period. Friday, January 17 —Basketball at' Compton. 7:45 p. m. League game. Monday, January 20 —Basketball at Oxy. 4:30 p. m. Practice game.
Pre-registrations Starts Thursday For New Semester [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Pre-registrations Starts Thursday For New Semester Pre-registration will be started next Thursday at a compulsory assembly to be held the third period. At that time it is hoped the Junior College catalogue will be off the press and ready for distribution. The registration will be under the personal supervision of Dr. Ralph H. Bush, director of the college. Students are warned to only take those subjects which will have a distinct bearing on the course they intend to follow. Science majors should get all the science they are able to take in junior college, and should take subjects in their own field. Many of the subjects being taken this semester will be continued- in the next semester and students are advised to acquaint themselves with subjects which will come under this head. Among these will be science courses, English^ languages, history, and mathematics. By completing registration at the time alloted on Thursday the administration will be able to finish most of the registration...
Dr. Ralph H. Bush Tells J. C. History [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Dr. Ralph H. Bush Tells J. C. History Dr. Ralph H. Bush in a talk before a Santa Monica women's service club gave many interesting facts regarding junior colleges. According to Dr. Bush, Santa Monica is larger than any of the junior colleges of the state were, except two, when they were organized. Of 35 junior colleges in the state, S. M. is rated 17. Also, out of 131 junior colleges in the U. S., S. M. is 46. Dr. Bush also showed that the junior college movement may be compared to the high school movement of the '9o's. Other important points about the junior college movement were discussed by Dr. Bush. BEAT SANTA ANA Salinas High School sent several representatives to the journalistic reception held at Stanford. —Flashlight.
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
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 T. 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, Edna Dolling, Jack Rose, Clara Lee Derry, Vincent Donate'li, Avanelle Thomas, Marie Karl. Alden Burks, and Adele Winn.
The Semester in Review [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
The Semester in Review From the viewpoint of the Santa Monica Junior College the year cannot be very easily reviewed. Occupying only one-third of the year 1929, the review can go no farther back than September. Yet in the short space of time much has been done that is worthy of mention. Taken chronologically from past copies of the SaMoJaC the events were: October —First issue of SaMoJaC. Psychology tests. Field house completed. Basketball practice started. Medical exams completed. Santa Monica officially accepted in J. C. conference. Student body elections held. Constitution accepted. A. W. S. officers elected. Debate squad chosen. Entertainment commission selected. J. C. orchestra formed. Basketball team loses and wins from evening school in doubleheader. Basketball squad cut. S. M. J. C. officially entered in California Junior College Press Association. November —School catalogue started. Y. M. C. A. officers elected. Basketball team continues string of victories. Cross-country p...
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
EXCHANGES Agitation for recreational grounds by students of the Pomona &lt;k Jaysee" has culminated in the contemplation of purchasing certain properties by the proper authorities. It is rumored that the surveying class may survey the grounds after they are acquired. —The Magnet. In the first meeting of the Tennis Club of Los Angeles Junior College, the several officers were elected. The objective of the organization is to control the tennis court and sponsor social functions. —Junior Collegian. The Pirate Varsity Club of Modesto J. C. staged a Men's Jinx the latter part of December. Boxing bouts, tumbling, wrestling, refreshments, and a basketball game were on the program. —Modesto Collegian. Debating the subject, "Resolved that the practice of installment buying is detrimental to society," the negative debating team ot San Bernardino Union Junior College went down to defeat before Chaffey Junior College.—Warwhoop. "Evolution of Christmas," briefly narrated but interesting,...
HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
HUMOR Helen S.: Whaddaya think about it, Bill; do you think a woman should aspire to public office? Bill H.: Heck, no; give me a private office every time. Stan Fish says that bravery is something that makes a fellow lose the use of his legs when he wants to run. Mr. Coulson: Now, here we have a comparatively new word —"flapper." Can anyone tell me the gender of that word? Kenneth D.: Sure—nuderi No matter how crooked a flapper is, she still has a little honor. Frank W.: Have you a zither! Alden B.: Naw; but I've got a couple of brothers. Lady Visitor: Remember, "stone walls do not a prison make." No. 13131313: Then I've been fooled for eight years, ladv. Helen Bream insists that "riding to hounds" is just a high-hat way of saying "going to the dogs." Modern Versions Three cheers for the red wine and brew Easy come, speakeasy go. Mr. Sandmeyer: For a topic in Citizenship I wish you would tell about the guerrilla warfare in Mexico. Sanford W.: Gosh, don't tell me that there's monkeys...
Cabinet Seeks Re-Election [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Cabinet Seeks Re-Election \\ ith the approach of election time, the present indication is that the present student body officers are going to seek re-election. It is not the purpose of this paper to influence the voters —the main aim of this paper is to be neutral in all occasions of this sort —yet the student body could do no finer act than to return each officer to his respective office for another term. The student body as a whole does not know the effort that has been put forth by the present cabinet in formulating some semblance of unity for S. M. J. C. to govern itself by. This fact must be remembered: many hours of time which could be used for other purposes have been devoted to the student body by the cabinet. They have moulded the associated students into a compact, self-acting unit. They have guided the student body through a period which will never again be experienced by any other cabinet, that of getting a new school under way. And the best example of esteem which the s...
Women Should Be Candidates [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Women Should Be Candidates Once more election time rolls around. Prior to the election held at the beginning of this semester, the SaMoJaC cautioned each and every student to vote intelligently at the polls. Personal animosities and friendships should be forgotten in selecting real worthwhile, capable, officers for the coming semester. Another thing to be guarded against is the electing of all men for the different offices. Women have just as much right as men to hold office,, and they should take advantage of this. Too often the ladies are content to sit back until after the elections and then voice their opinion of the officers elected. If no women are elected they have only themselves to blame, unless there is some good reason why a woman would not be acceptable in that office for which she has run.
BOOK REVIEW [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
BOOK REVIEW "Dodsworth," by Sinclair Lewis, is far and away the best thing he has ever written, and not so very far nor so very much away from the best things that anvbody has ever written. The book came very close to being named "The Charming Mrs. Dodsworth," but, while that elegant and complacent lady occupies a position of prominence in its pages, the story is the story of Sam Dodsworth. Just as "Main Street" exposed the inwardness of American life, "Babbitt" the bones of American business, and "Elmer Gantry" the hypocrisy of American evangelism, so "Dodsworth" reveals the picture of American business success, American relations with Europe, and American marriage. In this book Lewis has switched from his usual merciless lampooning of Babbitt into actually defending him. He has, as it were, put a lamp in the window of the ivory tower from which he once flung the despised critter, and Babbitt has crept out of the cold exile of mofonity, into the warmth of Mr. Lewis' sentimental, un...
STAGE-SCREEN [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
STAGE-SCREEN "Oh, Susanna." A gorgeous romance of the gold rush days. Carlotta King is the beautiful heroine of this musical play. "The Cat and the Canary." Dale Winter clicks in the most exciting play ever written. She packs them in every performance. "The Boomerang." This is a lot better than it was on the screen, where it was titled "The Love Doctor." Tom Moore is "the reason. "Hit the Deck." This is quite some bit better than it was on the stage. More songs, and more beautiful scenes are the reason. Polly Walker steals the show. "Show of Shows." This picture entirely in Technicolor is the most beautiful, lavish and colorful spectacle in the history of motion pictures. This is absolutely the best revue to date. "Diamond LiP." Take a trip back to the gay days before prohibition with Mae West. As the slightly manhandled heroine she gives a fine piece of acting. Although rather raw in spots, the public seems to eat this sort of '
New Telescope To Be Used By Local College [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
New Telescope To Be Used By Local College Construction work qn a $1,000,000 astronomical observatory and laboratory on Mt. Hollywood, in Griffith Park, is expected to be started next year, according to the announcement recently by Ervine Widney, trust counsel of the SecurityFirst National Bank. The building of the structure and installation of instruments and equipment will take about a year. Through the will of the late Col. Griffith J. Griffith, $700,000 in principal is available for the structure. Interest on this sum, plus gifts of individuals, will make the total fund $1,000,000. Engineers are gathering data from the principal observatories in the world for details on style of architecture, roof construction and type of bases to be used for the telescopes. The Engineering Department of the City of Los Angeles will prepare the plans and specifications. It is declared by the sponsors of the project that it will be the most modern in America and completely equipped in every partic...
Junior College's Dance Is Success [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Junior College's Dance Is Success The Junior College Dance Friday, 13, proved a pleasant success. Students and faculty showed the true school spirit by turning out well. Mr. William Henn had a varied program arranged, which mixed everyone up, so to speak. In this way those timid ones too shy to dance with anyone else but their partners were forced into the company of the gay young belles in spite of themselves. Miss Adele Wynn interrupted the dancing to present Dr. Ralph E. Bush with the college's present for his birthday. Doctor showed a true quality of a great man when he generously presented his twin brother of the evening, Joe Wonder, with a piece of his cake. President W T allace Hickman also came in for a share of cake, his birthday being, the day after. During the rest of the evening horns and such things were distributed to the attendants, and the dance proceeded noisily to a happy, successful ending. The chairman of the entertainment committee, Miss Adele Wynn, and her coll...
Holiday Games Played [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
Holiday Games Played During the Christmas holidays Coach W. B. Osterholt's basketball squad played several games with outside teams, so that the coming season will find them prepared. The squad has begun to practice in earnest, and are now working on new plays. According to the pre-season games so far, the team bids fair to produce a favorable showing in the league.
OFFICIAL NOTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 7 January 1930
OFFICIAL NOTICE Schedule of Examinations—January 27-31, 1930 TIME SUBJECT ROOM DAY 8:00—11:00 French I 13 Monday S:00 —11:00 German I 12 Monday. 8:00 —11:00 Spanish I 12 Monday 1:00 — 4:00 D English I 12 Monday 8:00 —11:00 C English I 12 Tuesday 8:00 —11:00 D Physics A 14 Tuesday 1:00 4:00 C Physics A 12 Tuesday 1:00 — 4:00 C Physics 1 12 Tuesday 8:00 —11:00 Botany 1 12 Wednesday 8:00 —11:00 Zoology I 12 Wednesday 8:00 —11:00 Chemistry A 14 Wednesday 1:00 — 4:00 D History VII 12 Wednesday 8:00 —11:00 D Mathematics 1 12 Thursday 1:00 — 4:00 C History I* 12 Thursday 8:00 —10:00 C Citizenship I 12 Friday 8:00 —10:00 D Citizenship I 11 Friday NOTE: English V, Physical Education, Typing and Stenography examinations will be given according to special plans of the instructors concerned. RALPH H. BUSH, Director.