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J. C. Drama Magazine [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
J. C. Drama Magazine Junior College maskers will be interested in the May issue of "Theater and School," a magazine published by the California Drama Teachers' Association. It will be exclusively devoted to junior college dramatic activities, and is expected to be profusely illustrated.
Students Impressed With Library Visit To Noted Exhibits [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Students Impressed With Library Visit To Noted Exhibits Behold! the Blue Boy gazes down thoughtfully at the little group of curious onlookers directly beneath him. Impressed, the troupe moves on, scrutinized in turn by the many ladies and gentlemen of the court, by the nobles and kinds of the nations, some stupid-looking, while the eyes of others sparkle with true genius. The small body of visitors comes next to the immense tapestries depicting the life of some past era. By this time there is no longer a compact squad, for its members are scattered here and there, one studying old maps, by which he is surprised to see that California was considered an island even as late as the latter half of the eighteenth century; one particularly interested in literature is studying manuscripts by Chaucer, Shakespeare, Kipling, and Poe; and still another, whose hobby is history, scrutinizes letters to which the great seals of Henry VIII, Edward 11, and George II lare affixed. Also of interest to ...
Debaters of Future Being Made Daily [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Debaters of Future Being Made Daily Warm discussions are the customary thing in Mr. T. W. Wallbank's economics classes. A post-mortem confab of the chain store debate held the attention and tested the reasoning and argumentative powers of the students. It seems that, ino matter what subject arises, there is sure to be a heated debate resulting. Mr. Wallbank derives a certain pleasure, or quiet amusement, from these altercations and encourages the powers of dispute which members of his class exhibit.
German Club Forming [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
German Club Forming For the news of German students, Mrs. H. R. Cejudo, instructor of foreign anguage, wishes to announce the forming )f a German club. All students now :aking or who have taken German are :ligible to join the club. A meeting the ;-period will be held Thursday, March 20, or the purpose of organizing the club. U1 those interested in German are invited 0 attend. The female grasshopper, according to one naturalist, utters no sound at all. This must account for the cheerful chirpings of the male grasshopper. Many a man has acquired a large 'vocabulary by marrying it.
Daily Practice Of Orchestra Started [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Daily Practice Of Orchestra Started With practice started on orchestrations, last week, the Junior College orchestra promises to be ready soon for its debut. The exact date of their first attempt at providing music for the student body will probably come at the next "Two Penny" dance. At that time they promise to be ready for action. Theodore Gross, founder and manager, is happy over the turnout that has been in evidence the last few nights of practice. Many new fellows have shown up for the rehearsals, and much constructive work is being done. Although they will have only a couple of weks more of practice, they are quite sure they will be ready to perform when the opportunity arrives.
Indians Featured At Cosmo Program [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Indians Featured At Cosmo Program At the last meeting of the Cosmopolitan Club, the feature attraction was the singing of Joe White and his Iroqois Indian quartet. The topic of the meeting for that session was the American Indian, and the music presented was in keeping with the spirit of the program. Among the several numbers which were presented by the quartet were: "Indian Dawn," "Sky Blue Waters," and "Deep in the Amber West." One negro spiritual, "Oh, Dem Golden Slippers," was presented and well received. After the program, an informal diseussion was started. The discussion of various countries represented at the meetings was held, and two guests of the evening, Miss Beer and Miss Pierson, were presented.
A. W. S. Cabinet to Decide on Insigna [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
A. W. S. Cabinet to Decide on Insigna Thursday, March 13, the A. W. S. cabinet met to discuss plans for their next social event, which will be held in the near future. They also discussed the advisability of selecting a pin for the members of the cabinet; a pin design which would be used each year as an insignia for the officers. The A. W. S. is to join the California Junior College Associated Women Students immediately; so that they may go to the Spring convention at a place to be selected later by the association.
Comedy at Pasadena [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Comedy at Pasadena "Our American Cousin/' now playing at the Pasadena Community Playhouse, is a splendid and authentic revival of a historic comedy. Essentially American in character, and always popular, it afforded a means of bringing to light the abilities of such actors as Joseph Jefferson, Edward A. Sothern, and Laura Keene. Ir was at a production of this play that President Lincoln was assassinated, and nearly cost the American stage the loss of its greatest actor, Edwin Booth. Americans have to be careful in Venice that they do not drink too much and then try to lie down in the gutters.
Coach Osterholt Points to Health In Second Series [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Coach Osterholt Points to Health In Second Series In every athletic activity a certain degree of skill is demanded ,controlled by a habit. A pole-vaulter, hurdler, shotputter, etc., will never do his best unless he has learned to do it unconsciously, until he is able to put his whole attention into the muscular effort. He must riin his event as an automatic process; his mind must be centered on the effort itself. This formation of habit is wholly a neural process, and does not relate to strength, the habit not being formed by a few extreme efforts, but by many moderate ones. The pole-vaulter perfects his form when the bar is nine feet, where it is kept until the form, stride, and distance is mastered. This mastery takes weeks to attain, and the smart athlete will be content himself at this height until a few days before the meet. In this manner the athlete and coach are able to study the individual faults so that they will be eliminated before competition is begun. The development o...
Spanish Dances are Learned at Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Spanish Dances are Learned at Meeting Los Charros y las Poblanas met at the home of Bernard Rogers Wednesday evening, March 12. After the business meeting, Edward Villarreal gave a very interesting talk on the Spanish dress and dances. To illustrate his talk he had the complete costume of a Spanish bullfighter and also several shawls such as the senoras and senoritas wear. One shawl which brought a series of exclamations, especially from the feminine members of the club, was a beautiful yellow one, hand designed. This came from Seville on the last boat to leave Europe for America before the war was declared in 1914. Senor Villarreal also gave a short dance which is very common in Spain. After this many of the members learned a few of the steps to the Spanish dance while others played the old American game of bridge.
Second Y. W. C. A. Meeting Is Success [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Second Y. W. C. A. Meeting Is Success Monday evening, March 17, the Y. W. C. A. held its second meeting. Several new girls were present and signified their intention of becoming members. Miss Ruth Hunt told the girls of the future plans for the organization. The committee has worked out a constitution which it believes will take care of all the needs. This was discussed and adopted. Then final plans for the dinner-dance were made. The Y. M. C. A. is to be invited, and, since the men's club is not so large as the women's, it was decided to ask a few other men of the college. After the business meeting the girls enjoyed a social hour.
New Seal in Use [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
New Seal in Use From now on Miss Miller will add an authentic touch to all of the Santa Monica Jaysee letters and official papers by placing the new seal on them. This seal has the words "Santa Monica Junior College" inscribed in a circle and inside of this is another circle with "Santa Monica, California" in it. The reference to this seal should not be confused with the Jaysee seal which, when designed, will be put on the student body college stationery and papers.
Bulletin Carries Cuts [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Bulletin Carries Cuts This month's issue of the City School Bulletin, which is published by the Board of Education, was published as a P. T. A. issue. Each school was given space to publish both its president's picture and a brief account of its work and aims. This is by far the best issue of the bulletin to date.
Clippings Desired [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Clippings Desired Mr. T. Walter Wallbank has instituted a new idea in his economic classes. Students are asked to bring in clippings from newspapers which have a bearing on economic problems. These will be posted on the bulletin board in the room, for the rest of the class to study at their leisure.
School Records Being Made in Cinder Events [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
School Records Being Made in Cinder Events Although the track team has done nothing exceptionally brilliant to date, some records were made in events which will probably stand for some time as school records. The events they were made in and the times and distances are exceptionally good for they have all been made in early season, and will probably be broken before the season is over. The records and the events are: pole vault, eleven feet; high jump, five feet seven inches; hundred yard dash, 10.2 seconds; relay, one minute and thirty-one seconds; 440-yard dash, fifty-four seconds; half mile, two minutes and twelve seconds. As most of these times were made on a wet track they are sure to be improved on. The men who made them are working hard, and the track team should enjoy a profitable season.
Southern California J. C.Meet Postponed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Southern California J. C.Meet Postponed The Southern California Junior College Association track meet, which was to be held on the Chaffey Junior College oval, March 15, was postponed to April 26 on account of rain. The postponement of this meet will benefit the Corsair crew very much because it will give the team a better chance of being in tip-top condition. Santa Monica had men entered in only seven events, but Coach Osterholt hopes to enter more men in more events, because they will be in better condition and have more experience. This annual meet takes the place of the combined Southern California Junior Colleges against the U. S. C. frosh. The frosh meet will probably be held on a later date, but as soon as it is announced, the Samojac will publish the date. The men that were to compete in this meet were: Stan White, in the 100 and 220; Harry Wills, in the 440; Mason, in the 880 and mile; Watson, in the pole vault; and a relay team.
Track Squad Meets U. C.L. A. Freshmen [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Track Squad Meets U. C.L. A. Freshmen The Santa Monica Junior College spike'sters hold their second meet of the season with Coach Guy Harris' Bruin frosh today at the W'estwood oval, at 4:00 p. m. The Corsairs are in a good position to win this meet because several more fellows have come out for the team, while the regular members of the squad are in better condition, due to hard practice and a conference meet. Another point in favor of the Santa Monica squad is the fact that the freshmen will only enter as many men in every event as will the Corsairs. This meet is only a practice tilt in preparation for the meet with the strong Compton aggregation March 22. The following week the squad will meet Glendale. Although there will be no championship this year, there is plenty of material being developed for next year.
Squad Trains For Association Meet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Squad Trains For Association Meet The Corsair swimmers are now in training for the annual swimming meet of the Southern California Junior College Association. The team will travel to Glendale to participate in the meet to be held May 17. Santa Monica proved weak against the Glendale Junior College in a meet held last month, but members of the team are now in better condition for the practice meets to be held in the near future. Coach Osterholt has a good-sized squad to work with, composed of: Frank Michel, Justus Henkis, Theodore Gross, Wallace Hickman, Raymond Hile, Vincent Donatelli, Sanford Watkins, Ross Jester, Alva Bryant, and Morris Fredericks. The team has been working out at the Inglewood High School and the Miramar Beach Club. The Southern California meet wMI be held at the Glen Arden pool in Glendale. The events scheduled, and the order in which they take place are as follows: (1) 50-yard free-style; (2) 100-yard breast stroke; (3) 220-yard free; (4) Diving (counts as one ...
Lettermen to Meet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Lettermen to Meet There will be a meeting of the basketball lettermen Friday at 3:45 in room 13. This meeting is for the purpose of organizing a lettermen's club, although this society will not be really organized until after the track season. The lettermen's club will be the disciplinary board for the incoming frosh next fall. Coach Osterholt has gone to the trouble to write up a series of health and training hints, and the Samojac has taken the space to print them, but who reads them? These hints were put in the paper not to take up space, but to help the students with training.
Track Artists Overwhelmed By Pasadena [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 18 March 1930
Track Artists Overwhelmed By Pasadena Coach Bill Osterholt's track squad suffered defeat at the hands of the Pasadena aggregation by the uneven score of 112 to 19. The Corsairs were handicapped due to the fact that they have had no practice meets, and because only a few students have turned out for the squad. Against such odds it was impossible for Santa Monica to make an impressive showing. As it was, they used every man on the team for more than one event. Pasadena participants outnumbered Santa Monica 44 to 12. The following placed in the meet: Harry Wills, second in the 440, and third in the 880; Stanley White, second in the 220yard dash, and a third in the 100-yard dash; Stuart Mason, second in the 880yard run; Frank Watson, tie for first in the pole vault, and a second place in the high jump; and Ray Davis, a third in the shot put. The other men on the squad showed up to advantage. Immediately after the meet Frank Wat son was elected captain of the squad. Coach Osterholt