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Leebriek Day to Celebrate President's First Year Here [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Leebriek Day to Celebrate President's First Year Here The Leebrick day assembly, marking Dr. K. C. Leebrick's first year as president of KSU, is expected to bring one of the largest audiences of the year into the auditorium next Monday. Prior to the assembly, the university band is to give a short concert in front of the administration building. The assembly is to open with a selection by the A Capella choir, after which the program is to be in charge of Jean Ulmer, Cardinal Key president; Woodrow Barkett, Blue Key president; Gordon Hostettler, Student Council president; and Jack Watts, Kent Stater editor. Dr. Leebrick is expected to speak briefly and the Leebrick day address is to be given by Prof. Clyde Miller, secretary of the Institute of Propaganda Analysis of Columbia U. Following the assembly, the .band will again play while Dr. Leebrick assisted by all university deans, holds a reception in the president's office. A committee consisting of Fred Prasse, chairman, and Howard R...
Election Notice [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Election Notice Thursday, Nov. 2, has been the date set for the fall student ecections. All nomination blanks for class officers, council representatives and homecoming queen may be obtained in the office of the dean of women. Deadline for their return has been set at 4 p. m., Tuesday, Oce. 24. Positions open in student council are: two senior, three junior, one sophomore and three freshman offices.
Obituary [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Obituary Let the mournfull tones roll out, for school spirit is dead. The cheerleaders are pall bearers carrying to rest what the student body has failed to support. Instead of burying school spirit, let's dress it up, comb its' hair and parade it at the next game.—TC —K—
Relics of The Dark Ages [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Relics of The Dark Ages Why do students think the university provides mailboxes? From the appearance of some of the boxes, it is entirely possible that they are regarded as useless relics of the dark ages. Other students seem to regard them as safety deposit boxes. Still others regard the mailboxes as receptacles for trash —they simply take the accumulation of notices from the boxes and throw them unread into the nearest mailboxes. Dean Manchester's Saturday Letter reaches students via mailboxes. The familiar sepia sheets often can be seen in the boxes for several days. In case you don't know what the purpose of the boxes is, we'll tell you. They provide a means of transmitting necessary information to students. Visit your mailbox often and read the notices.—CP K-T
Responsibility [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Responsibility Valuable books have been disappearing from various rooms on the campus. In the rest rooms, purses have been tampered with. Stealing books is a serious matter. In one case, new books that cost seven dollars were taken. A few students are to blame for this. The rest of the students can help by feeling responsible to report such situations.—CP —K—
Dawn of A New Day [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Dawn of A New Day Too many of the students of this campus are like the students on other campuses. Because a coach cannot put a winning team on the field every year, students go around predicting where the coach will be next year. Many of the students on this campus have whined about the staff of coaches at Kent State. But as can be plainly seen, it wasn't the coaches but the lack of material. The coaches are beginning to benefit from the rapid growth of the enrollment and are now putting capable teams on the field. We commend the administration for building up the staff they now have and keeping it intact through the lean years.—RK
Sounds Over the Campus Subject of— Up-town Lowdown [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Sounds Over the Campus Subject of— Up-town Lowdown By Bob Kenyon Thoughts While Strolling: Prof. Packard, as much a part of Kent State as Merrill Hall . . . Effervescent, the word sounds just as it means . . . Hope is a wonderful thing—just ask the cosmetic companies . . . Strange that no one has said anything about Peg Carperj corraling approximately one-third of the pledges. The Editor's Night Out: In the coon chase we're wondering what they mean by "first tree dog." . . . Webster says a doxy is a sweetheart —um —hummm, let me call you doxy ..." Short Quips : We wonder if yon have heard Walter Winchell's latest on how to tell the sex of a penguin? As the story goes you tell the bird a joke, and if he laughs it's a male and if she laughs it's a female. We suppose if nothing happens it's one of Ben Bernies'. Hasn't anybody said anything about Eriser's pants? . . . Poland officials, who skipped to Rumania during the hotspell in Poland, should know how toothpaste feels, what with Sovi...
postscripts [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
postscripts by Ted Charles Mayor Clamps Down; Slots Vanish —Temporarily . . . November, the month of elections . . . 112 Women go sorority . . . 112 men go courtin' . . . couldn't be the coming pledge dances. * * Newest fad of the week: Go down to the Brady and see how your clothes look on the boys in the house . . . For Men Only . . . Women . . . Just try and lend your new activity tickets ... go ahead, just try . . . Coming royalty .. . Peg Carper. * * *• Since writing my last column, I found out that I have a fan club . . . They're going to hold a bridge party if they can find a fourth . . . Seese firing—the Cardinal puffs.
KSU Mirror [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
KSU Mirror Taken from Stater Files TODAY A YEAR AGO—Dr. K. C. Leebrick, president of the university, was confined to his home with a bad cold His condition was improving and he was expected back to work tomorrow. * * * FIVE YEARS AGO —Clashing on the gridiron for the first time since 1928, Kent State and Bowling Green battled, to a scoreless tie before 1000 fans at Bowling Green. * * * TEN YEARS AGO—Kent State was admitted in the Ohio Conference following several years effort on the part of the college officials to gain that
An Hour a Week Subject of— At This End [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
An Hour a Week Subject of— At This End With nothing to do Sunday evening a group of Kent State students decided to head for Akron and a good time. This is the story of Johnny Doe, who sat in the midst of a group of jovial lads and lasses planning an exciting evening. Their destination was reached but Johnny didn't fit into the plans. He wandered from the group. Walking through the buzz-fuzz of the ineoned lighted Akron business district he tUrned up one of the less attractive side streets. Now Johnny didn't notice the brightly lit neons, but partially up this side street was a dimly lighted church opening, illuminated by a small sized Edison —Johnny did notice this. Strangely attracted ( by this dim light John- , ny crossed the street and walked up to the doorway. The doors were swung partially open as if feebly Reckoning him to come in. Johnny made his way up a flight of dusty stone steps and peeked into the interior of the church. What he ;saw drew him inside. The congregation was...
Gripers Subject of— Once Overs [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Gripers Subject of— Once Overs By Virginia Frederick Something ought to be done about the gripers here at Kent. Some of them are so good that they surely must he professionals at the game. If the school does something, it's nice, but down at Podunk they do this and why on earth can't Kent do something more like that? Many times they use the argument that if Kent is such a growing and progressive school, there is no reason why they should still be doing things like they have been for the last umpteen years. It seems odd to me that people cdn't realize that such progress must be slow and that Kent has already progressed beyond it's capacity right now. All those things we want will come eventually, if people will just be more patient and try to help the school along a little. This all sounds very Pollyannaish . . . but I know . . . for I've griped too. The new stadium has been a good subject this year. All the would be big-wigs on the campus have thought it was just too horrible that a...
society ... Greeks Busy . . . Frosh Caps ... Patrons Honored . . . [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
society ... Greeks Busy . . . Frosh Caps ... Patrons Honored . . . by Nat Floersheimer Kappa Sigs Have Full Week ... The KAPPA SIGMA CHl's claim they are having a full week, for Monday night they have their regular meeting, tomorrow they're having the first university smoker for men and last night they had a pullenty swell house warming. The affair which started at 3 in the afternoon ended at 10 p. nr. Feature of the house was the rumpus room in the basement. The room was furnished with easy chairs, sofa, and soft drink refreshment stand. The wall board were painted silver. Incidently the building warmed, is located at 126 Linden road. Mr. and Mrs. John Starrett, chaperoned. When in Rome do as the Romans do . . . Not only are the KAPPA SIGS trotting around but the GAMMA SIGS are keeping themselves occupied too. Monday afternoon they gave a tea for their new housemother, Mrs. Eula Kagarise, that night they had their regular meeting. Sunday morning they held active services for Ann Ar...
Moulton Hall Scene of Big And Little Sister Tea Today [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 18 October 1939
Moulton Hall Scene of Big And Little Sister Tea Today Freshmen women will be entertained today by the annual Big and Little Sister tea which culminates their introduction to the campus and college life. Given by the Women's league, the tea will be held at Moulton hall from 4 to 6 p. m. Decorations will be carried out in a yellow, pink and white color scheme. A special feature will be the favors given to the little sisters which are buckeyes tied on blue and gold ribbons. Dean Mary L. Smallwood, Dean Jeanne Parrish, Peg Suppes, president of Women's League and Jane Rothermund, Big and Little Sister chairman will be in the receiving line. Committee chairmen in charge are: invitations, Esther Shorr; decorations, Jean Harmony; host- ess, Betty Woolcott; servers, Frances Smith; table service, Betty Starkey; maid service, Irene Osbourne and publicity, Peg Suppes. Women's League assistants are: Betty Offensend, Carolyne Clawson and Martha Rufener. An important meeting of the editorial staff...