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NEED OF A COLLEGE SONG AND YELLS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
NEED OF A COLLEGE SONG AND YELLS The thrill and spirit aroused by the song of ones alma mater is felt by every red blooded student during his college days and is revived at every occasion it is heard by him as an alumnus . Like a national anthem a college song gives expression to an arousing spirit that is not so evidenced in any other way . As yet A . U . has no college song and but few good yells . She needs them both . The lack of them is keenly felt at every Athletic contest and at many other college functions . Some student has the opportunity of writing a song and winning the five dollar prize offered and the honor of being the author of A . U . _ s college song . The same opportunity is igMli far new college yells . .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
STAFF I 8 ditor-in-chief Hugh W . Speer _Associate Editor Pauline A . Frederick $ OSiness Manager Raymond Spaeth Contributors to This Issue . Marion Gross Dorothy Moore Jean Lyttle George Sixby Roland Parrish Randall Benhale Elieabeth Joyce Irene Poyle Kathryne Heath Sarah Roher Laura Everett DeLos Platz Willis Delaplain Esther McVay Fred Carpenter Rosalie Dimmette Delsie Appel Norman Cramer Irene Dezendorf Laura Barrett Annie Louise Flaig Jaan Brown Blake Espey
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
This is not a word from the wise , but a word to the wise , relative to freshman best _beginnings . Drop a pebble in the water and in a splash it is gone ; But there are half a hundred ripples circling on and on . Therefore , the admonition : Avoid deep water and locate the right puddle . Like Postum , There s a reason . ( The Goslings will git you , if you dont watch out . ) But neither would we have you a negligible child of the IV kfl _CC VW 1 LAuLL O LIL I university— Hence , Use what talent you possess ; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there but those which sing best , And remember therein that tact is a virtue . One sage has said : Untactful people are those who usually hit the right nail on the head , but with the wrong hammer . MORAL : Hit with the right ham mer and youll be all right . The hick ( so-called ) with pathet ic eagerness breaks into the conver sation to correct a sneaker who has erred in some unimportant particular . Children delight to catch the...
VACATIONS SPENT IN MANY WAYS Students Have Variety of Experiences During the Summer [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
VACATIONS SPENT IN MANY WAYS Students Have Variety of Experiences During the Summer Outward appearances would indicate that American University boys did a large portion of the nation s work this past summer . Ab their employers can not be interviewed , it must conclude that everyone performed extremely valuable services . A number of students spent the summer at Eagles Mere . Art Gerth and Cal Delaplane worked there in various resorts . Later in the summer they were joined by Hugh Speer , who had previous to that time been _inspectin spuds on the Eastern Shore in behalf of the government . It is certainly needless to say that all three often deserted their tasks to visit certain of our fair coeds in Eagles Mere , Laura Everett and Sally Roher . Roland Parish , Bill Warner , Marion Cross , and Dave Morgan worked on farms . All except Flaming remained near home . Flaming was near Westminster , Indiana . Courtney Heyward attended summer school at the University of Delaware . Inspired b...
A . U . LOSES TO STUDENT BODY GETTYSBURG NUMBERS 180 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
A . U . LOSES TO STUDENT BODY GETTYSBURG NUMBERS 180 ( Ciintinut il li in I . il i I , I I 1 ) George _Washington at Potomac Park , Because of several new additions to the squad , the constant practice of both old and new plays , and the scrimmages of last week , the team will be in much better Bhape for this contest , and the outcome of this game is much more doubtful than those at G . W . real ¬ ize . The contest at Gettysburg began very disastrously for the Washington _eleven . American University came out upon the short end of several exchanges of punts , necessitated by the tight defense of both teams , and was forced to boot the pigskin from behind her own goal line . The kick was blocked and the Pennsylvanians scored their first touchdown . They failed in the attempt for point after touchdown , as was the case after every other touchdown in the game with the exception of the second , when the point was awarded Gettysburg as a result of an offside by A . U . Again in the same ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
Amman _liniwratu KI Coeducational—Chartered 1893 Bllli ¦ flfsl First Semester Began September 20 , 1927 ¦ _P Lucius C . Clark , D . D ., Chancellor _HRl _^¦ Bri COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS _MSll Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues ME _^ Four-year course leading to A . B . degree . Campus of 90 acres _- « ffil | fc Fine buildings . Faculty of well-trained and experienced teachers . HEo PStudents from 23 states . Write for catalog to Dean G . B . Woods , _« HS | i Room 10 Hurst Hall , American University Campus , Washington , B | H | p SCHOOL OF THE POLITICAL SCIENCES ¦ P 7 . 1907 F Street N . W . _Hp Undergraduate course leading to Degree of Bachelor of Political _^^ Science . Two years of college work ( _bO hours ) required _forMp admission . Courses offered in departments of government , m 8 _-HR- ; tory , diplomacy , economics , and foreign trade . _Iptl * GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES ¦ » 1801 F Street N . W . wSL ., _Graduate courses leading to the Degrees of Master of _Arta _...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
( Continued from Pane 1 , Col _S ) registration by classes . The freshman are in the lead here , but they cannot boast of such an overwhelming majority as could the freshman last year . The registration by classes is as follows : Men . Women . Total . Freshmen 35 37 72 Sophomores 24 23 47 Juniors 17 19 36 Seniors 10 8 18 Specials . 5 2 7 91 89 180 Enrollment by Denominations . Methodist 92 Episcopal 19 Baptist 8 Presbyterian 8 Lutheran ft Congregationalist 6 Hebrew . 5 Dutch Reform . 5 Catholic 3 Christian 2 Christian Science 2 Christadelphian . 1 Friends 1 Church of Christ 1 None 10 Mrs . Rand , New Spanish Instructor The enrollment in certain departments has so exceeded that expected that several divisions have been necessary . Classes in Mathematics 103 , French 101 , and Speech 203 have been made into two sections . The increased enrollment in the Spanish and German departments have necessitated obtaining a n _« w teacher , Mrs . Oecar Band , for Spanish . Students Lous . All st...
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
MANY ALUMNI IN SCHOOL WORK Some Teaching and Working Others Continuing Their Education The members of the class of 27 are , widely scattered ; however , a large majority of them have remain * ed in the educational field . Violet Brown is teaching in the Brownley Home , a mission school in Camden , South Carolina . Hilda Bull is taking- graduate work at the Hartford School of Religious Education in Hartford , Connecticut . Mrs . Anna B . Chaffin is working for her M . A . at Teachers College , Columbia . She hopes to complete her work by the end of her twoyear furlough . Chew Lian Chan has spent a very interesting summer in Europe and reached Singapore the 17 th of this month . She has been offered a teaching position in the Canton Christian College . Catherine Edwards has taken a position in a branch of the cataloging department of the Library of Congress in this city . Ruth Ely expects to teach either in the Annapolis High School or in the Ann Arundel High School . Martha Fuquay is...
FACULTY MEMBERS SPEND VACATIONS Writing , Traveling , And Lecturing Among Pastimes [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
FACULTY MEMBERS SPEND VACATIONS Writing , Traveling , And Lecturing Among Pastimes I Varied indeed were the ways and _Places in which the faculty of the ( College of Liberal Arts spent the past vacation . From Paris , to M nnesota , from Maine , to Wisconsin , they wended their various ways , intent only on resting their w eary bones preparatory to another college year of strenous activity . Chancellor and Mrs . Clark , with Bish op and Mrs . McDowell , enjoyed a trip abroad . Althou gh Dr . Clark pot especial emphasis on seeing the European universities , he also attended the Lausanne Conference on ( Faith and Order . The Clarks visited Wales , the Scandinavian countries , Holland , France , Belgium and England , where they made a motor trip through the southern part of the country . Dean and Mrs . Woods journeyed west for a three-weeks stay at Crystal Lake , Michigan . The Dean was also occupied with editorial work at the Library of Congress . Chevana , Miss Brown s trusty charger...
MANY IMPROVEMENTS MADE ON CAMPUS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
MANY IMPROVEMENTS MADE ON CAMPUS ( Continued from Page 1 , Col 2 . ) lend a bit of privacy to that office , but will also tend to remind the students of a bar of judgment when the grades are due . In the basement , the room formerly used as the chemistry lecture room , has been equipped as a chemistry laboratory with about $ 2 , 000 worth of new apparatus . One of the most evident changes made on the campus , to which Mr . Prye and his helpers have given a major part of their attention , is the new driveway to the Chancellor s home . Although still in good condition the former macadam road has been abandoned and a new drive built in order to form an artistic figure eight between the Chancellor s home and the corner of Massachusetts and Nebraska avenues . Those students driving cars to the campus appreciate the resurfacing of Tunlaw Road to the McKinley Building The men living in the basement of the gymnasium this year will profit by the new lights placed at the north entrance of the...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
f EAGLE SCREAMS I 51 . Hi Scene : In jail . First ho : Believe mo , when I get out of here , I m groin to have a hot time , ain t you ? Second bo : I dunno ; I m here for life . Crist talking to a Freshman : 1 hate skunks , they put on such awful airs . Grocer : We have some lovely apple-butter ; would you like some ? Mrs . Nubride : Is it freshly churned ? They cant be any dumber Than little Lotta Skinner ; She thinks they ring dumb-bells To call deaf mutes to dinner . Have you heard the suspender song ? No ; what is it ? It all depends on you . Do you know the difference between an elephant and a doughnut ? No . Youd be a fine one to send after doughnuts . Why is a rabbits nose always shiny ? Because the powder puff is on the other end . They ve decided to let beards grow on Fords so they will look like Lincoln . He : You must be in mourning . She : Why ? He : You wear your nose at half mast . Motorist : It took me nine hours to come from Baltimore to Washington . Friend : How s t...
FRESHMEN UNDER THE MICROSCOPE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
FRESHMEN UNDER THE MICROSCOPE Interesting Specimens Noted On A . U . Campus Page Mr . Varrelman—quick ! A new biological species recently invaded the campus of American University—and its nature is puzzling the whole student body . Is it plant or animal life ? It might be animal , for it moves hither and thither about the campus with a somewhat lingering awkwardness ; but still its color declares its intimate relationship to the plant kingdom . Let us observe more closely : First : It is green . And , Oh , so green ! The only break in its solid greenness is the tiny yellow bud which adorns the peak of every specimen . But , men , that green 1 Second : In spite of its own greenness it does not seem to flourish on the green lawns about the campus . In fact , with few exceptions , it plainly avoids the grass . Perhaps a bit of grass-stain would impair its health . ( For further information along this line apply to the Goslin Court . ) Third : It invades the chapel and class rooms , and...
GIRLS ACTIVE IN ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
GIRLS ACTIVE IN ATHLETICS ALL COLLEGE WIENER ROAST HELD In the fall a young girls fancy lightly turns to gym . Enter Pall—bringing with her gaily colored leaves—school days—receptions and—gym . And under the careful instruction of Miss Wulf it is almost destined that the athletics of A . U . shall come to the front . Classes in gym work can not be started until the physical examinations are given . Immediately after their conclusion a series of sports will take place , including hockey , basketball , baseball , gymnastics and last but not least—dancing . With hockey , football , basketball for winter , baseball in spring , and dancing and gymnastics in between we have all the assurance of an interesting athletic season ahead . Ouch ! that wienee is hot . How s chances on another marshmellow ? Come on , strike up another tune boys , were expressions quite common to the ears of those students who attended the gala affair , officially known as A . U s . Hota Doggie and de Roaste Marsha...
Nine Pairs of Brothers And Sisters at A . U . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1927
Nine Pairs of Brothers And Sisters at A . U . With the incoming of a new freshman class , all have adopted brothers or sisters , but there are some fortunate enough , or unfortunate as well , to have real big brothers or big sisters to watch over them here at A . U . There are nine pairs of brothers and sisters . They are : Arthur and Dorothy Gerth , Florence and Otis Fellows , Bernice and Leland Field , Helen and Sarah Roher , Elizabeth and Esther McVey , Gladys and Collin Macafee , Jim and Woodson Birthright , Pauline and Stanley Frederick , and Lawrence and Mary Elizabeth Hetrick—to uphold the two-in-one family reputation . The fairer sex again shows its supremity , for there are two pairs of sisters and only one pair of brothers . The other six are neutral . The jazz orchestra is especially well represented for Otis Fellows , Stanley Frederick , and Leland Fields are all members of this group . Telephone , Cleveland 6661 Macomb Beauty Shoppe 3715 Macomb Street , N . W . Washingt...