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THE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMERICAN'HISTORY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
THE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMERICANHISTORY _% ® 0 ® S _© OOOOOOOOOOG &lt;} OOOOOO 4 The first year of American University s scholastic history culminated in the first Convocation held May 26 , 1915 , in the new amphitheathre , which had been constructed during the year by a Washington banker as a gift to the University . Chancellor Day , of Syracuse University , delivered the first Convocation oration . Dr . Frank Collier , Director of Research , the only fulltime professor at that time , gave a report of his work . He had visited the heads of all the Government departments , bureaus and institutions in the city that would be valuable for educational purposes , and made arrange ¬ ments to place students in any of them that the students desired to enter under the supervision of Government experts . Dr . Collier reported three students in the Department of Agriculture under this arrangement and one student in the Bureau of Education with two more planning to enter . The work done in th...
GIRLS ARE ACTIVE IN ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
GIRLS ARE ACTIVE IN ATHLETICS History Club Holds Regular Meeting Women s Guild Holds Banquet Basketball is past , volley-ball is on , tennis is coming . This is the schedule for the women of A . U . Just now volley-ball is demanding all their attention . The Freshman are having a difficult time electing a Captain and Manager for their team . Sedie Martz , Kalous Morris and Katherine Severance are all running , but so far the elections have all resulted in ties . The Sophomores have not as yet held an election . There is a tentative schedule of three games between the two classes , the first of them to be held the night of the Physical Education Antics . Elaborate plans are being made by Miss Pennington for these Antics . There will be dances , drill work , stall-bar work , tumbling , pyramids , and stunts . The exhibition will take place on April 9 . Several students are practicing for the tennis tournaments which are to be held in the latter part of April . First there will be clas...
REGULAR STUDENT ASSEMBLY HELD [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
REGULAR STUDENT ASSEMBLY HELD Calendar of Coining Events Seigel Rachmaninoff will appeal at the Washington Auditorium in the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra , March 29 . The Amherst Glee Club is to be at the D . A . R . Continental Hall , March 25 , at 8 : 30 P . M . John Charles Thomas , American Baritone , will be at the National Theatre , Thursday afternoon , March 81 . The Beethoven Centennial will be observed by Daniel Breeskin at Crandall s Metropolitan Theatre in an overture , a combination of Fidelion and The Minuet in G beginning Sunday afternoon , March 27 . The Seven Last Words of Christ , \ cantata , will be presented , April 13 , in the evening at Mt . Pleasant M . E . Church , South . The Metropolitan Grand Opera Company at the Washington Auditorium on April 22 , and 23 , will prelent La Traviata , La Boheme , md Cavalleria Rusticana . The first regular monthly student assembly was held in Hurst Hall during chapel time , Wednesday , March 9 , for the consideration of s...
TO PLANT A NEW FLOWER GARDEN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
TO PLANT A NEW FLOWER GARDEN Dr . Holton Entertain Pi Mu Kappa Botany students and others woulc find it both interesting 1 and _enjoyablt to stroll past the Varrelman Residence at Butterworth Place . Tht lot next to the home is being transformed into a flower garden , _whicli will be a very beautiful place when completed . Perhaps , a man might be seen working very diligently in the garden , who , upon close scrutiny , would prove to be Mr . Varrelman . In the farther end of the yard there is a rock garden , through which trickles a little stream . The stream flows on to the other side of the garden and empties into a pond , which will contain gold fish , and various kinds of water lilies floating on the surface . To the right of the pond , space will be given for the cultivation of sweet peas and other flowers . Scattered here and there over the garden are trees and shrubbery , whose foliage will make a fitting background for the brightly colored flowers . At present , the most imp...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
I A . U . TREASURES The small , yet prominent , monument erected on the east side ol Hurst Hall , marks one of the highlights of the History of the American University . At convocation in June , 1925 , the memorial was unveiled . Mrs . J . F . Wheat , state historian of the District of Columbia , D . A . R _., made the presentation speech . Madame State Regent Mrs . John Beavers presented the monument . Bishop John W . Hamilton gave the speech . of acceptance . On front of the memorial is a bronze tablet which bears the following inscription : The site of camp American University and camp Leach 1917-1918 , erected by the Daughters of American Revolution of the District of Columbia , 1925 .
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS is HOLD CONFERENCE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS is HOLD CONFERENCE ( Continued from Page 1 , Col . 2 ) be successful on the field in this rapidly changing and critical period of the world s history . Dr . Richardson conducted the devotional hour Saturday morning . He emphasized the necessity of more prayer and quiet meditation in order that the real spirit of the Master may be grasped . Professor Latourette Speaks . The addresses given Saturday by Professor Latourette were a rare treat . In his address on Why Missions Today he mentioned the following reasons : First , he said , There are certain values in Christian faith which are not found in other faiths and it is our duty to share them . However , some of these values are paralleled , in part , in other faiths . One reason why many have failed to see these values is they have been comparing the best in Christianity with the worst phases of other religions . Considering the two at their best , he be ¬ lieves there is much in common . Confucianistic philosophy...
TWO LIBRARY STUDENTS STUDYING AT A . U . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
TWO LIBRARY STUDENTS STUDYING AT A . U . First No . of Shakespearean Bulletin Edited By Dr . Kaufman Appears GAYETY MARKS SENIOR FEAST Miss Alice McCusker and Miss Margaret Smith , students at Drexel Institute , School of Library Science , in Philadelphia , are here at A . U . for two weeks to do practice work in the library . Drexel offers a one-year course in Library Science . Each spring two weeks are given up to what is called block practice work . The girls go to various libraries to work as members of the library staff . While here , Miss McCusker and Miss Smith are going to do various kinds of library work , such as cataloging , classifying and ordering of Library of Congress cards . They are also going to start a new file of pamphlet material . On Saturday morning , March 26 ; Miss McCusker and Miss Smith will accompany the Library Science Class to the Library of Congress , Dr . Herbert Putnam , the librarian of Congress , has extended to the class a cordial invitation to vi...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 March 1927
_raaifflsiMisiajaMBiaEJsiEiLiiEJiiJfiisrEEiaiB ( EAGLE SCREAMS Pretty soon the student who is _hard-up will be eating bees tongue and ox-tail soup in order to make both ends meet . A man advertised a fifty per cent reduction in coffins . By noon , ten Scotchmen had committed suicide . This is the off-season for nearly all flowers except the blooming idiot . —Detroit News . Jake says hes mighty glad he walks in his sleep—he saves a lot of time that way . He gets his rest and exercise at the same time . What do you think of Jones ? He s one of those people that pat you on the back before your face , and hit you in the eye behind your back . How long did it take your wife to learn how to drive an automobile ? It will be ten years in September . —Drexerd . Dad— Remember son , that beauty is only skin deep . Son— That s deep enough for me , Dad , I m no cannibal . — Yellow Jacket . Do you girls really like conceited men better than the other kind ? What other kind ? —London Opinion . Vis...
A . U . WINS LAST DEBATE of YEAR William And Mary College Out-Talked Before A Large Audience DEFEATED BY BUCKNELL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 April 1927
A . U . WINS LAST DEBATE of YEAR William And Mary College Out-Talked Before A Large Audience DEFEATED BY BUCKNELL LIBRARY OF CONGRESS VISITED BY CLASS American University successfully closed the debating schedule last Thursday night , April 7 , in Hurst Hall , by gaining a 3-0 decision over William and Mary College . A . U . lost the second debate of the season to Bucknell , by a 2-1 decision , Friday , March 25 . The question , Resolved : That the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution should be repealed , was defended before the largest debate audience of the year , by the American University team , which was composed of W . Willis Delaplain , Hugh Speer , and Roland Rice . The visiting negative team was composed of R . E . B . Stewart , Jr ., William H . Elliott , Jr ., and M . Carl Andrews . In supporting the affirmative side _sf the question the A . U . team maintained that the passing of the eight _senth amendment was the result of nasty legislation , passed at a tim...
SHAKESPEARE GARDEN BEGUN Shakespearean Flowers To Be Planted In Garden Opposite Library CITY ' S ONLY MEMORIAL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 April 1927
SHAKESPEARE GARDEN BEGUN Shakespearean Flowers To Be Planted In Garden Opposite Library CITY S ONLY MEMORIAL SPECIAL SPEAKERS IN CHAPEL THIS WEEK Conference Appointment Affect A . U . Students Plans for establishing a Shakespeare Garden on the campus are being matured , after informal discussion among the students and faculty of the College . Hearty approval of the project has been given by the university authorities and it ii hoped that formal dedication ceremonies may be held in May in connection with the performance of Ai You Like It . The site which has been selected is just across the road from the north side of Batelle Memorial , being part of the area which has recently been harrowed . The dimensions will be about fifty by seventy feet and the rectangle with its interior designs are being laid out with professional precision by Dr . Shenton and his class of surveyors and landscape architects . For the original drawings the College is indebted to the versatile hand and artisti...
AUCOLA STAFF CHOSEN Contracts For ' 28 Year Book Being Considered [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 April 1927
AUCOLA STAFF CHOSEN Contracts For 28 Year Book Being Considered GUILD SPONSORS PLAY MISS WULF TO TEACH PHYS , ED . NEXT YEAR Work has begun on the _AUCOLA for next year and is making 1 rapid _pvoKi-ess , reports the editor-in-chief , . Samuel C . Bilbrough . Some members of the staff have already been named and the others will be chosen early next fall . The staff now includes : Ed .-in-chief . Samuel C . Bilbrough Associate Editor _ Helen Roher Humor Editor Irene Dezendorf Calendar * Dorothy Buchan Personals . Sarah E . _Rohfer Snapshots _ _. Ruth Rinkel Business Manager . Roland M . Rice _Asst . Business Mgr ., Jacob H . Snyder . Negotiations are being carried on with several engraving companies , but as yet no definite action has been taken . The staff expects to give out the contracts to the photographer and printers some time liefore the close of the college year . Servant In The House To Be First Play Given In Gym . The Servant in the House will be played by the Washington Dra...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 April 1927
AS YOU LIKE IT SCHEDULED MAY 20 Able Actors And Good Equipment Insure A First Class Performance . The work of the Dramatics Club on As You Like It is progressing rapidly . Dr . Hutchins reports that he is well pleased with the talent that is showing up in rehearsals and he is confident that this year s play will be a big improvement over the one of last year . The date of the home production has been set for May 20 . The club will probably give two or three out of town performances . The present cast includes some of last year s best talent and a number of new students . As tentatively selected , they are : The Duke—Harold McClay . Frederick—Hugh Speer . Amiens—George Sixby . Le Beau—Roland _Parrish . Charles—James Begg . __ Oliver—Sam Bilbrough . Jacques—Milton Crist . Orlando—Arthur Gerth . Adam—Willis Delaplain . Dennis—( not filled ) . Touchstone—Courtney Hayward . Sir Oliver Martext—( not filled _^ . Corin—David Morgan . Silvius—Kendall Leedom . William—William Warner . Hymen —...