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Practice Game Soon [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Practice Game Soon The Santa Monica Junior College begins its basketball campaign this coming Friday, when it meets the Los Angeles Trade School in a practice game. The tilt is to take place on the opponents' court. The first practice is stated for this afternoon. Coach Osterholt expects a turnout of over twenty-five athletes. A number of students formerly in the commercial department are going to Junior College. Santa Monica High School should surely turn out some real business executives in these people, for they are taking an opportunity if there ever was one in a school. Remember S. M. J. C. has no school song, school yell, school nickname, school colors, or even a name for this paper. Get busy!
Camp Bethel SeesY.MC. A. J. C. Conclave [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
Camp Bethel SeesY.MC. A. J. C. Conclave Delegations representing Young Men's Christian Associations in junior colleges throughout Southern California attended the first Southern California Junior College Y. M. C. A. Conference, which was held at Camp Bethel, a mountain retreat near San Dimas canyon, last Saturday and Sunday. Santa Monica Junior College was represented by Charles Peterson and Fred W. Tsheppe, accompanied by Mr. Glen V. Hovey, Y. M. C. A. secretary in Santa Monica. The trio left Santa Monica Saturday morning at 9 o'clock, but, due to motor trouble, did not arrive at the camp until the middle of the afternoon. From then on, until the close of the conference on Sunday afternoon, most of the time was spent in earnest discussion of problems and questions relating to the work of the Y. M. C. A. in junior colleges. Subjects dealing with philosophy, religion and social science were among some of the topics discussed. Among the leaders were: President E. M. Studebaker of La V...
State Convention Meets for J. C.Work [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
State Convention Meets for J. C.Work Wednesday marks the opening day of the California State Superintendents' Convention at Pasadena. Wednesday afternoon's program will be devoted partially to Junior College work. The con- vention is fortunate in having as its speaker for that day Dean W. W. Kemp, director of the School of Education of the University of California at Berkeley. Dean Kemp will bring before the con- vention such important matters as the problems of junior college, competition in sports, entrance from junior colleges to the university and many other timely topics. Santa Monica will be represented by W. F. Barnum, principal of Santa Monica High School and Dr. Ralph Bush, head of the Santa Monica junior College. Mr. Barnum and Dr. Bush will attend the Wednesday meeting.
French Class Has French Magazines [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 1 October 1929
French Class Has French Magazines Miss Betts, newest addition to the faculty of Santa Monica Junior College, has heightened enthusiasm in her French course by bringing to her class from France many illustrated advertisements from various French newspapers and magazines. We wish those J. C. students who drop all manner of trash over our veranda in the vain hope it will be hidden in the shrubbery, would desist. At that it wouldn't be so bad if they could hit their mark. Our veranda has a nice new coat of tar. Students in adjacent classrooms last Friday when it was being applied were almost required to don gas masks.
CORSAIRS NOW IN J. C. LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
CORSAIRS NOW IN J. C. LEAGUE Conference Held At Pasadenay Santa Monica Representatives Impress Group JVith Report The culmination of the hopes and desires of Santa Monica Junior College were made into reality at Pasadena Junior College last Saturday, when the Junior College Conference of Southern California was held. When the business of the meeting was finished, it found Santa Monica the youngest, but not the smallest, member of the Conference. The Conference was opened by offerings* from the music department of Pasadena Junior College. The male quartet gave two selections, the Uterpia Club, a men's organization for choral work, offered three pieces, and the Women's Glee Club of 65 voices presented two beautiful songs. The meeting was then officially called to order by President Louis Plummer of Fullerton, and the address of welcome was given by John W. Harbeson, Principal of Pasadena Junior College. President Plummer than announced that three new junior colleges, Ventura, Los Ange...
Halloween Party To Have Witches, Cats [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Halloween Party To Have Witches, Cats A Hallowe'en party is to be given for the members of the faculty of both the junior college and the high school. Practically every member of the teaching staff is planning to attend the function. Witches, black cats, pumpkins, and all the necessities of a perfect party are planned. Invitations have been mailed to every known witch and demon to be sure and come. The party is to be given at the cabin of Miss Caroll of the high school. The location is being kept a secret so the students won't try and "crash the gate." The date is October 22, and the time 5:00 p. m. The invitations read that "you and your wife" are invited, so consternation is raging among the fair sex of the faculty. Some are going to obtain wives for the evening and dress themselves in masculine attire. The bachelor members are trying to find some method whereby they can get Greta Garbo, Alice White, Sue Carroll, Gloria Swanson, and other bits of feminine pulchritude to pose as th...
Officers Elected In Journalism Society [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Officers Elected In Journalism Society Definite organization of the Journalism Club took place this morning, the third period. A cabinet of officers was elected and dates for meetings set. William Henn was elected president of the club with Dryden Bergeron selected as vice-president. Myrtle Fletcher was chosen as secretary and treasurer. The club was founded in the interests of journalism, and will help further the publication of student material. The group will edit all the publications of the student body, especially the school paper. Students have been selected to handle each group of student body activities and thus cover all news in the school.
DID YOU GET YOURS? [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
DID YOU GET YOURS? Through the courtesy of the Associated Students of Santa Monica High School the Samohi is distributed Friday afternoon to all college students, in Miss Miller's offices. Many of the Jaysee students are graduates of Santa Monica Hi, and still have an interest in high school affairs. The Samojac also is distributed from the same office. Step in and get your copy. "No extra charge will be made."
A.W.S. Have Picked Temporary Officers [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
A.W.S. Have Picked Temporary Officers The women of the Junior College met this morning to further plans for their organization. Helen Stelzriede was elected as temporary chairman, and Ruth Galkin as secretary. It was also decided that a committee of five be given the task of drawing up a constitution; furthermore, that the temporary chairman and secretary be members of this committee. The other three members elected were Lucille Williams, Carmen Erstad and Lois Smith. The secretary will write to the junior colleges of Pasadena, Fullerton and Riverside for suggestions on forming a constitution. Dr. Bush gave a talk on women orDr. Bush gave a talk on women's organization in other colleges. The announcement was made that J. C. girls can use the teachers' cafeteria for study hours.
J. G. Students Asked To Obey Fire Signal [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
J. G. Students Asked To Obey Fire Signal Junior College students are asked to accustom themselves to heeding the fire alarm. This alarm is given periodically for drills, and every person should definitely know the alarm, which is: two short rings, pause, three short rings, pause. This is repeated four times. In leaving the building during a fire drill, junior college students should go down the south stairway to the main floor then turn to the right and pass out of the building by the girls' outdoor lunch court. The administration asks all J. C. students to get used to this bel signal, as it is imperative that in case of emergency orderly exit should be made. A meeting of the members of the Junior College faculty was held in the Conference room at 11:30 on Thursday, October 10, under the supervision of Dr. Bush, Director of the College.
First Election Decides Colors Names, Officers [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
First Election Decides Colors Names, Officers Elections for Student Body officers ended with the favorites for the different offices polling the most of the votes. The contest was close for only two of the offices, that of Commissioner of Athletics and for Commissioner of Arts. Wallace Hickman was elected president by an overwhelming majority over "Fraulein" Helen Stelzriede. The results plainly showed that a girl was not wanted for president, even by her own sex. The race for vice-president was not as close as popular opinion believed it would be. Larry Magee ran away from William Henn in the race, much to the surprise of everyone. The general consensus of opinion was that the contest would be closer. Alden Burks and Dorothy Murray were elected to the offices of Commissioner of Finance and Commissioner of Records, respectively, by obtaining a majority of the number of votes cast, as there was no competition for these positions. Stanley Drake Fish took a close decision over Jack Ros...
J. C. Faculty Advisors [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
J. C. Faculty Advisors To acquaint students with the sponsors of each department in the Junior College the SaMoJaC is publishing the following list of faculty advisors: Student Body, Mr. Sandmeyer. Associated Women Students, Miss Robinson. Lettermen, Mr. Osterholt. Dramatics and Debate, Mr. Wallbank. Publications, Mr. Coulson. The noise and activity in the corridors last Monday was made by the janitors installing and arranging new lockers for the Junior College men. The lockers are of steel construction and designed for compactness and accessibility. The old lockers were filed in the storeroom for future use.
THE SAMOJAC [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
THE SAMOJAC Published every other Tuesday during the school year by the staff and members of the Journalism Club of Santa Monica Junior College. STAFF ARTHUR REDDEN ............ Editor E. R. COULSON Faculty Adviser Department Editors Theodore Gross Associate Dryden Bergeron Men Eric Moore News Helen Stelzriede Women Byron Palmer, Myrtle Fletcher .Feature Walter Gushman Exchange Glynn Reineman Sports William Henn Humor Reporters: Stanley Fish, Bernard Rogers, Edward Villarreal, Stanley White, and Adele Winn.
College Environment [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
College Environment Despite the fact that the Junior College is closely connected with the High School materially, there should be a certain reserved difference in the atmosphere of college life. The college is much more democratic than the high school. The students are more responsible, and the government depends on them to a to a large extent. The initiative of the students runs things. Let's have a separate world of our own.
A Banner Year [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
A Banner Year Now that the Junior College is an organized institution, with officers elected and a constitution adopted, there is no reason why the interests of the school cannot furthered with enthusiasm. Athletic teams, clubs, and the debating teams are all being organized. Santa Monica Junior College will be well represented in this first year of its existence. Thirty men have turned out for basketball, and Mr. Wallbank is working with aspirants to the oratorical realm. Dr. Bush is behind the students in everything they do to improve the student life. Make this the year of greatest achievement!
School Spirit [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
School Spirit What is school spirit? Is it not the loving and enthusiastic co-opera-tion of all concerned in the life work of our college? Is it not also an intense love of fair play and a consequent abhorrence of cheating and lying? Does it not include loyalty to each other and to all those who are put in authority over us? Then what of obedience? Is not obedience to law much more in line with school spirit than the mere enforcement of law? To sum up, therefore, school spirit essentially consists of love, enthusiasm, co-operation, fair play, loyalty and obedience —"against which there is no law."
School Motto [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
School Motto Included with the name of our College, the name of our newspaper, our College colors, and so forth, should be our College motto. According to Webster, "motto" is defined as the "sentence or phrase expressive of some guiding principle or idea." Therefore let our motto be tangible—that is to say, bearing upon ourselves, our conduct, attitude, and willingness to co-operate. Take for example the letters "S. M. J. C." Let them stand for service, manliness, joy and courage, all of which should be part and parcel of our daily living. This motto, if followed and adhered to, will undoubtedly bring success and prosperity to each and every one of us.
First Meeting of P.T.A.WeiI Attended [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
First Meeting of P.T.A.WeiI Attended The first meeting of the Parent-Teachers Association was held in the High School auditorium on Wednesday, October 9, at 2:30 p. m. Many of the faculty of the Junior College attended and became acquainted with the faculty of the high school and the parents of many of the Junior College students. An interesting program was presented, which was followed by a reception for the teachers. These meetings are held once a month for the benefit of parents and instructors. This helps keep the parents and teachers in constant touch with each other. It is a well-known fact that mid-semes ter exams are being given this week.