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Speeches Given As Final Examination [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Speeches Given As Final Examination In place of the regular three-hour examinations, Mr. Wallbank is requiring of his public speaking classes a rather long speech embodying the speech principles studied during the semester's course. The student may choose any subject he wishes, and it has been interesting to note the variation of choice. Some of the topics for discussion are: "Shall I go to College? Friendship; the Best Book I ever read; My Home; Left Over Ladies; and the lives of such men as Prescott, the historian. ,Since this is the final examination the students are showing particular interest and enthusiasm in making this attempt the best. BEAT L. A. J. C
Specimens Collected [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Specimens Collected Mr. C. A. Meeuwenberg's college zoology class spent the afternoon of January 13 at Malibu Beach gathering specimens of starfish, sea anemones, crabs, and many other animals, for future class study. The students had an enjoyable afternoon, although they were asked to get off private property, and one car developed engine trouble on the way home. BEAT L. A. J. C The poor man steals a loaf of bread and goes to jail, the rich man steals a million bucks and goes to Congress.
New National at U. C. L. A. [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
New National at U. C. L. A. Thirty-nine members of Pi Theta Phi, U. C. L. A. local fraternity, were initiated in Lambda Chi Alpha, prominent national fraternity, at ceremonies held at the Elks Club, last Saturday. A banquet followed tire initiation and manv luncheons were on the calendar for the entertainment of members of the national fraternity now in Los Angeles for the installation of the fraternity's eighty-first chapter. The new chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha is the twentieth national fraternity chapter to be established on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles. Its home is located at 508 Veteran Avenue, Westwood.
Corsairs Need Rooters' Aid at Casaba Games [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Corsairs Need Rooters' Aid at Casaba Games In view of the fact that this is the first year of athletic competition for the Santa Monica Junior College, the teams are placing well in the list of conference teams. The cross-country team made up of Drake, Yillarreal and Mason finished .eighth in the conference cross-country run last December. So far the basketball team has won five games and lost three, having won one game in the Junior College League and lost one. We are all proud of the men, but it is absolutely necessary for more rooters to attend the games. Every member of the Junior College should be present at all games, especially this year that the student body is small. The next game will be played at the Municipal auditorium, Ocean Park, when the team will meet the strong Los Angeles Junior College team at 9 p. m. Saturday night. Although the L. A. J. C. team has beaten all their rivals by more than 30 points each game, the student body of Santa Monica can be assured that the...
J. C .Sportsmanship Becoming Popular [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
J. C .Sportsmanship Becoming Popular In every athletic relationship so far this year, the opposing captains and coaches have expressed their appreciation to Coach Osterholt of the fine type of sportsmanship shown in competition. In every case, the coaches have asked return games for the next season, which is proof that the Santa Monica brand of athletics is wanted. No little credit is due such gentlemanly athletes as Bill Athey, Hickman, Drake, Villarreal, Stevenson, Burks, and others for this existing relationship. Coach Bert Smith of Long Beach commented on the fine spirit and clean fighting hearts of all the basketball men and, if possible, he would like to have Santa Monica play his teams in ?11 other sports. This statement was proven when he personally invited the tennis team to visit Long Beach March 8 for a match. It is up to every representative of Santa Monica to uphold this reputation and play the game hard — but fair.
Cal. Christian Babes Defeat Santa Monica [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Cal. Christian Babes Defeat Santa Monica The California Christian College frosh basketball team turned the tables on Coach Bill Osterholt's Corsairs in a return game played on the Los Angeles school's court. Save for the remarkable shooting by Fraser of the Panther frosh, the game was the most uninteresting on the docket so far. This little fellow made 28 points alone, almost as many as Santa Monica gathered in the whole game. He poisoned Santa Monica's chances to win the second game. Because of the unimportance of the game Coach Osteriiult took only seven men on the trip. The necessary experience was lacking with a couple of the men, and it's practice games of this sort that puts on that experience-polish so necessary to a good team. Captain Athey and Wallv Hickman were high-point men for the Corsairs, with 11 and 10 points, respectively. The starting lineups: PANTHER FROSH CORSAIRS Gardner f Capt. Athey Frazier f Burks Griffith c Davis Parker g Hickman Parmenter g Delp S. M. subst...
Corsair Waterdogs Make First Splash [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Corsair Waterdogs Make First Splash The initial practice for the Jaysee swimming team was held at the Sea Breeze Beach Club January 16. There was a good turnout for the first practice, with Stanley White, Frank Michel, Morris Fredericks and Ted Gross as the out- tsanding performers. However, the rest also looked good. Manager Sanford Watkins stated that several men on the basketball squad will be out for the next practice. Coach Osterholt will post a notice for the next practice, and if there are any others interested in swimming they are urged to come out. Remember the meet with U. C. L. A. varsity, February 14. The following men reported for the following events: 4 .lengths—Reynolds, Jester, Fredericks; 2 lengths—Jester, Watkins; 1 length—Michel, Hile, Fredericks, Donatelli; plunge —Gross; baskstroke —White, Donatelli. -BEAT L. A. J. c Santa Monica Junior College's golf club practiced at Clover Field Saturday morning. Among those present were Byron Palmer, Stuart Mason, V incent D...
Corsairs Defeated By Santa Ana Dons [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Corsairs Defeated By Santa Ana Dons Playing a classy brand of basketball and having the game seemingly in their tfasp, the Santa Monica Corsairs weakened in the last two minutes of play of their first conference game and allowed the Santa Ana Dons to come from behind to win by a score of 37 to 35. Santa Monica spotted points in the initial period, and this proved to be the deciding factor c f the game. With the sc&lt;.re Bto 0, Captain Athey entered the game. With their captain in the game, the Corsairs settled down to play better basketball. , Santa Monica, by consistent passing and shooting, overcame their opponents' lead and at half time were on the long end of the 18 to 10 score. In the second half the Santa Ana boys took a new lease on life and Coach Bill Osterholt saw the lead of his Corsair five dwindle until the score stood at a tie, 22 to 22. From this point the game seesawed back and forth. Santa Monica, however, forped ahead with only two minutes to play and was l...
Corsair Track Coach Prepares First Practice [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 21 January 1930
Corsair Track Coach Prepares First Practice Due to the early track season, which opens March 8, practice will begin Wednesday, January 22, from 3:45 to 4:30, and will continue every Monday, Wednesday and Friday -throughout the season. Coach Osterholt has urged all Junior College men who have ability in the track and field events to come out for the team. Several men on the basketball squad are out for the team, and the time has been set such that it will be convenient for them to take a workout in their events before basketball practice begins. A successful track team depends on the number that try out for places. Therefore it is imperative that all men able to compete for positions come out for practice. The track squad will be cut February 15 to 15 members. The team will compete with all the junior college teams in Southern California this year. If the coach finds one or more men capable of doing good time in the event, he will enter them in the conference meet for trials for the ...
Used Text Sale Will Be Run By Student Cabinet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
Used Text Sale Will Be Run By Student Cabinet At the last meeting of the Cabinet, it was decided that the best way for students to sell old text books would be through a common source. Through having some system of disposing of the books, new students would also profit greatly. The Cabinet decided to handle the selling of text books for the students. Books may be turned in at any time and the sale will begin Wedrtesday at 3:30. Books in the departments of English, History, Citizenship, Mathematics, and Science will be offered. Those persons wishing to dispose of books will give them to the Cabinet. These will be tagged with the person's name handing it in written on the tag. The price will be fixed according to the number of books handed in to be disposed of. The sale will begin at 3:30 Wednesday afternoon either on the balcony or in some of the classrooms. A member of the Cabinet will be in charge of each department, and the price of the new books, and the price at which the used o...
First S. B. Assembly Will Be on Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
First S. B. Assembly Will Be on Thursday The first student body assembly of the new semester will be held on Thursday. The main purpose of the assembly will be the inauguration of the new officers. At that time Wallace Hickman will perform his last duty as the first Student Body president of Santa Monica Junior College, when he will administer the oath of office to Lawrence Magee. New officers to be sworn in will be: Dryden Bergeron, vicepresident, and John Reynolds, commissioner of finance. Officers being re- inaugurated are: Dorothy Murray, commissioner of records; Stanley Fish, commissioner of athletics, Adele Winn, commissioner of arts, and Arthur Redden, editor of the SaMoJaC. A pep rally will probably be held after the student body business is over. The new students will be taught the school yells, and led in a few by Frank Michel, yell leader. Announcements pertaining to the different clubs will be made, with the aims and purposes of each organization.
DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE The first semester in the existence of the Santa Monica Junior College is now a matter of history, and a new semester is at hand. We are proud of what we have accomplished in this short space of time, but much remains to be done in the months that are left. Members of the faculty have worked unsparingly to aid the college in its organization period; the students have been conscientious in their work; and to each group I wish to extend my sincere thanks. Socially and athletically the activities of the student body have been very gratifying; the first college dance proved that a good feeling existed between the students and faculty; while the showing of the basketball quintet, which is the first group to carry the Corsair spirit on the field of competition, has set a standard of clean sportsmanship to be emulated by future wearers of the orange-and-grey. With hard work, good spirit, and cooperation, let us strive to make this second semester even better than the fir...
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Welcome, newcomers! Santa Monica Junior College is no longer the little, unknown place of learning crammed in the few extra rooms of the high school, that it was at the beginning of this last semester. True, it is still in the "high" buildings, but in the few months of its existence it has made a name for itself in all the branches of endeavor it has entered. Our Junior College is known all over Southern California for its athletic and debate teams and before this next semester is over we want your help in making it known and feared in all branches of inter-collegiate activities. Newcomers, we welcome you! We are exceedingly glad to have you with us, and I am sure that before long you will be proud that you have chosen to come here. We can greet you with our heads held high, for we know that behind us stands a faculty that is above par. We know that in coming here you are going to find, as we have, that you are entering one of the best institutions of this kind i...
Little Theatre To Start Plays Here [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
Little Theatre To Start Plays Here Many of the students of Santa Monica Junior College will need no introduction to Educational Little Theater, forming in this city. It is planned that this Theater shall fill in Santa Monica the place occupied by the Pasadena Community Theater in that community. Miss Florence G. Davies of Lincoln Junior High School is the originator. That the work of organization is well under way became evident at a recent dinner in Hotel Carmel, when ways and means were discussed. Mr. Robert Munsey of the Santa Monica Playground Commission, Mr. La Salle of the Wilshire Playhouse Corporation, and Mr. Percy Jonas of the Los Angeles City Schools were among the speakers of note. "Daddy Long-Legs" will be the first production. Mr. La Salle will direct.
Athenaeum Club In Principal Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
Athenaeum Club In Principal Meeting For the information of incoming students, Mr. Walter Wallbank, instructor of public speaking and social science, wishes to announce the meeting of a Drama and Oral Arts Society which will have its first formal meeting on February 11, in room 11, at 10:00 o'clock, a. m. The purpose of this meeting is the formation of a society which will have as its purpose the stimulation in this college of drama activity and allied speech arts. All students, especially those who are new, are urgently requested to attend. It is hoped at this meeting that a committee cap be elected to formulate a constitution for the new club. The club, in accordance with the work it expects to do, will be called the "Athenaeum Club." Mr. John Reynolds will be acting chairman of the meeting. Besides other things to be discussed at this meeting, Mr. Wallbank will speak briefly on what the club should expect to do and the furthering of its purpose.
Calendar—February 4 to February 8 [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
Calendar—February 4 to February 8 Thursday, February 6—A. S. B. Assembly, third period. Saturday, February B—Basketball, Pasadena at Santa Monica, 8:30 p. m. Tuesday, February 11—Basketball at Oxy, 4:30 p. m. Wednesday, February 12—Spanish Club, 8:00 p. m. Friday, February 14—Swimming, U. C. L. A., at Sea Breeze Beach Club. Saturday, February 15—Basketball at Pomona, 8:00 p. m.
Los Charritos Y Las Poblanas Go To Tijuana [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 4 February 1930
Los Charritos Y Las Poblanas Go To Tijuana The fame of the S. M. J. C. was carried beyond the border by "los Charritos y las Poblanas" who spent the week-end in our sister Republic, Mexico, visiting Agua Caliente and Tijuana. The members lety Friday evening at eight o'clock on the S. S. Ruth Alexander. They dined and danced into the night. Saturday morning was spent in teasing the tigers in Balboa Park and in making the trip across the border into Tijuana. The curio shop was a great attraction. The girls bought many interesting bits of Mexican pottery, baskets, lace, scarfs and the boys bought curious stickpins and long Mexican cigarettes. The members took taxis to the Agua Caliente Hotel where they met Mr. Cejudo who joined them in luncheon in the Patio. This Patio was perhaps the most attractive place they saw. The brightly painted tables and chairs practically filled the open court. The Marimba band was dressed as Mexican Charros and the serenaders in Spanish costumes. Spanish da...