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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 31 May 1927
FRESHMAN RULES 1 . Every freshman shall weat until October fifteenth a regulation green tag upon which his ( or her ) name Shall be legibly written in ink . 2 . Every freshman man shall wear a regulation green cap , which shall in no way be mutilated or disfigured ; also a black tie and black socks . 3 . All freshmen women are required to wear a regulation green arm band . Note : The above rules shall not apply on Sundays and College holidays . 4 . No freshman , may wear any pins , rings , numerals or other insigna either from a high school , preparatory school or another college . 5 . Every freshman is required to carry a copy of the freshman rules during the first semester . 6 . A freshman shall always greet in a respectful manner all persons whom ( he or she ) may meet at any time on the campus . 7 . Members of the freshman class may not associate with students of the opposite sex within prescribed district . Dating shall be confined to Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday after...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 31 May 1927
EA 6 LE SCREAMS ! I i s _ia f _9 k _*\ tsi _ksi _i _^ psi nn _rsiis m rsi _^ n rzn f _^ i _^\ _^ n _nn r _^ nn fin _nzi fin ts Sambo : Ah wants a razza . Clerk : Safety ? Sambo : No , sah , ah wants it foh ocial purposes . Bell Hop Knick : See that man over there ? He s an etiquette teacher in a deaf-and-dumb school . Knack : What are his duties ? Knick : Teaching the pupils not to talk with their hands full . —Life . Some men are born profane ; some profanity ; others play golf acq Freshman : What is that , that smells so funny in the library ? Sophomore : It must be the dead silence they keep in there all the time . The Davidsonian Any girl can be gay in a classy coupe ; In a taxi they all can be jolly ; But the girl worth while is the one who can smile When you re taking her home on the trolley . —Snaps . run around Ruth : Do you still with that little blond ? Tad : She s married now . Ruth : Answer my question —Lehigh Bun uire A UNIVERSAL PUZZLE What is the power that seizes man...
STUDENTS TO HONORDADS Three Talks by Students Will Be Given Dads in Afternoon Meeting DINNER FOR FATHERS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
STUDENTS TO HONORDADS Three Talks by Students Will Be Given Dads in Afternoon Meeting DINNER FOR FATHERS CHANCELLOR DELIVERS CONVOCATION ADDRESS The second annual Dads Day celebration of the College of Liberal Arts will be held on Sunday , October 16 th . This is the day of the year when the students will try to show in a more particular way their appreciation of what their fathers have meant to them . This annual day was instituted last year as a parallel to Mothers Day and was placed in the middle of October so that the Fathers might have an opportunity to visit their sons and daughters in the college home after they had become settled and some time before the reunion at the Thanksgiving holidays . The fathers ( and the entire family is also invited ) can meet the other students , see the campus , and talk to other parents , and thus gain an idea and we hope a favorable one , of the at ¬ mosphere in which their children are living . The occasion is under the supervision of the Stu...
Annual Reception Held In Dormitory [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
Annual Reception Held In Dormitory MANY IMPROVEMENTS MADE ON A . U . CAMPUS Music and Glee Club Plans Made for Coming Year The annual formal College reception for the faculty and students was given in the Women s Residence Hall on Friday evening , September 23 . The faculty women and the faculty men and their wives formed the reception line . Punch was served throughout the evening by a group of coeds , selected by the entertainment committee . At the conclusion of the evening , ice cream and cakes were served in Miss Browns parlor . Music was furnished by a trio from the city , consisting of a cornet , violin , and piano , which rendered a delightful program of classical music . The local school orchestra later added to the evenings enjoyment with popular selections . New Class Room Equipment Is Added—New Drives Built To Chancellor s Home . The A . U . campus looked very good to the old students as they toppefl Massachusetts avenue hill the first time this fall . Hurst Hall , the B...
ORGANIZATION HEADS SPEAK IN CHAPEL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
ORGANIZATION HEADS SPEAK IN CHAPEL Outclassed in both weight and training , the A . U . gridders received their baptism of fire on the Gettysburg gridiron Saturday afternoon , September 24 , when they were defeated by Gettysburg College , at Gettysburg , by a score of 31-0 . The game was by no means disappointing , however , as an eager fighting spirit was manifested by the A . U .-ites thruout , and despite Gettysburg s heavy line and fast backs , seven first downs were registered for American . The A . U . team was especially successful in forward passes , completing nine of them to Gettysburg s one . Another heavy team will be encountered Saturday when Capt . Sawyer will lead his crew against ( Continued on Page 3 , Col . 3 . ) At the first student assembly , held Wednesday morning at chapel period , the head officer of each student activity of the college was called upon to tell of his organization and its plans for the year . Hugh Spear , president of the Student Council conduc...
INCREASED INTEREST SHOWN IN FORENSICS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
INCREASED INTEREST SHOWN IN FORENSICS Freshmen Serving Sentences of the Gosling Court Over 15 Students Out For Debate—New Coach Is Secured . Twenty enthusiastic collegians responded to the call for debaters . At a meeting on Wednesday it was decided that for the management of Debating it would be necessary to have a council . Accordingly Mr . Roland Rice was elected chairman and Mr . Willis Delaplain was given the managership . At a meeting on Thursday , Dean Woods presented a new-coach , Mr , Fleming of Ohio Wesleyan University . Mr . Fleming discussed his plans for the season . All thoseinterested in debating either this year or in the future will meet together . At these meetings topics of present day importance will be discussed and from this group the teams will be chosen at a later date . By means of this debaters will be trained for years to come even though they may not make the team this year . Mr . Delaplain announced that we have secured debates with Bucknell , _Williiam ...
STUDENT BODY NUMBERS 180 Increase of 40 Per Cent Seen in Enrollment This Semester MEN ARE LEADING BY 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
STUDENT BODY NUMBERS 180 Increase of 40 Per Cent Seen in Enrollment This Semester MEN ARE LEADING BY 2 The College of Liberal Arts of the American University is beginning its third academic year with a 40 per cent increase over last year and a 185 per cent increase over the students enrolled at the beginning of the first year—1925 . The total enrollment at present is 180 . The competition in numbers between the men and women has always been keen and close . This year the weaker sex lose by a small margin , for there are 89 women and 91 men enrolled . Each year the name and influence of American University is spreadfarther . For the current term , students have come from the four corners of the United States—from Cali ifomia and Florida , from Connecticut and New Mexico—and even from two foreign countries , Russia and China . Twenty-five states and two foreign countries are represented by the student body , while last year eighteen states and four foreign countries were represented ....
H . ROHER REPRESENTS A . U . IN I . P . A . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
H . ROHER REPRESENTS A . U . IN I . P . A . At the semi-annual convention of the Inter-collegiate Prohibition Association held in this city September 23-25 American University was chosen as the representative college for the District of Columbia . Miss Helen Roher was appointed as A . U . s representative . At the convention Miss Roher was elected a member of the National Student Council of the I . P . A . and secretary of the organization . This council is composed of one student representative from each of the seven colleges , and functions in an advisory capacity . The business meetings of the council were held at the I . P . A . offices in the Bliss Building and the social gathering of the convention was a dinner at the Ugly Duck ¬ ling Saturday night , September 24 . The Inter-collegiate Prohibition Association , organized to promote the study of prohibition and its meaning to college and university students , made 260 college visits last year and is planning to reach 500 colle...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
Following Dr . Clarks talk , Dean Wood presented the new students and they were given an enthusiastic welcome by the Chancellor and the returning students . The Foundry Methodist quartet accompanied by Anton Kaspar , the Foundry violinist , entertained the assembly in a delightful manner . The Rev . Mr . George A . Farnham , of the Cleveland Park Congregational Church , read the scripture lesson and Frederick Brown Harris , pastor of the Foundry Methodist Church led the assembly in prayer . Dean Wood made several important announcements in regard to individual pictures , seating arrangements in chapel , and the Psycologi cal testa for the new students _.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
A . U . LOSES TO GETTYSBURG Seven More Games Ahead of Largest Squad in A . U . s History TO MEET G . W . SAT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE . Oct . 8—G . W . at Centra ] Stadium . Oct . 22—William and Mary at St . Albans . Nov . 5—St . Johns at Annapolis . Nov . 12—Bridgewater at Dayton , Va . Nov . _19—Gallaudet at Kendall Green . Nov . 25—Shenandoah at St . Albans .
1 _® _fje _Spectator [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
1 _® _fje _Spectator is apt to be accompanied by doubt and worry as to its outcome . These uncomfortable feelings caused by the growth of the individual have very properly been termed as growing pains , but they need not be taken as cause for alarm ; they should be considered as evidence of growth . What A . U . Meant to One . To return to the statement of our loyal alumnus , the question naturally arises , What is it at A . U . which causes peculiar changes in the individual that are different and better than those produced by any other college ? This question was best answered for me by this same person s report in the committee of twenty ap ¬ pointed last year to write a brief note on What A . U . Means to Me . This report read : We have blazed the traUL We have known the pangs of disappointment , the joys of achievement ! - And _notv , because 1 sincerely believe that we have founded something worthy to pass on lo those who will follow us , I will always be proud to say , Amerca...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
Around The World With Wally GETTYSBURG . ( Where there are more people dead than alive . ) Gettysburg College probably resented its defeat by American University in basketball last year , for they invited the American University football team up for a nice friendly game of football . So the American U . team piled into its fleet of Rolls Royces and Cadillacs , and was away to Gettysburg . Strange as it may seem , we arrived at Gettysburg without any major mishaps , barring , perhaps , the incident when Coach Springston ran over a poor , innocent little chicken . Then came up that question , Why does a chicken cross the road ? We arrived at Gettysburg and went right to bed in the palatial Gettysburg Hotel . About 12 : 35 a loud knock was heard at our door , and a gruff voice commanded us to get out of bed and go downstairs for lunch . The boys jumped right out ot bed , for when Manager S . N . Gray beckons them in his tone of finality , they know better than to refuse . The team has ...
WELCOME TO FRESHMEN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
WELCOME TO FRESHMEN ; : Some one has said , Take life as you find it , but don t leave It so . Many persons have answered that challenge , and thus lave left memories of great deeds that have made the world better . Other persons have refused to recognize the challenge , and have died unknown , and without the satisfaction of having made life happier . Frederic Handel took life as it came to him , but he didnt leave it that way . The music in his soul expanded into great compositions , and majestic oratorios . He inspired mankind to higher thoughts and greater works through his artistry in music . Abraham Lincoln did not leave life as he had found it . He permitted his great thoughts to express themselves in actions that made life happier and better . Lincoln left the world a memory of noble thoughts and deeds , for he had met and answered the challenge of life . Thus the challenge has passed on through the years , and each individual has either answered or failed to answer it . The...
SCHOLASTIC STANDARDS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
SCHOLASTIC STANDARDS The present enrollment in the college is forty per cent greater than that of last year at this date . There are two ways by which the enrollment of an educational institution may be increased . One is to admit every applicant who desires to enter , and who presents the proper high-school credentials . The other is to admit only those from high school or from other colleges who have a previous record high enough to prove their ability to meet the requirements of a first-grade college curriculum , so that they will become a credit to the institution . Fortunately the A . U . committee on admissions has demanded high entance requirements . Only those students who grave promise of being able to do creditable college work have Seen admitted this semester . , ¦ This action of the committee means that the scholastic _Standard of the college is being kept high . Competition for fieholastic honors , therefore , is likely to be keener than it has _tAeen in the two previou...
COLLEGE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
COLLEGE When a fellow s kinda sleepy , And his work is comin hard ; When he reels off Math and Latin And English by the yard ; When he works like bloomin blazes , And tries his level best ; There ain t no use a talkin , son , Hed like to take a rest . When he s gettiri kinda homesick , And his marks are mighty low ; When he knows exams are comin , And the profs all say he s slow ; When the home folks say he s loafln _ , And he s not a cent to lend ; There aint no use a talkin son , He knows he needs a friend . When a fellow s flunked his midyears , And made a mess of things ; When he s got to face the home folks And all that flunking brings ; When he s on the train a speedin And a goin home from school ; There ain t no use a talkin son , He knows hes been * fool . So when youre flghtin Caesar s battles , And a conquering all of Gaul ; When youre hopin for some high marks , And you get an E in all ; When there aint no use a livin , And you dont feel quite so big ; There ain t no use ...