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HUMOR [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
HUMOR Prof, of physics: If I take a potato, cut in half, then in quarters, then in halves again, what shall I have? Stanley Fish: Chips, sir. Mr. Meeuwenberg: This is an epochmaking machine. Bill Henn: Is that so? Will you please let us see it making an epoch.
Miss Robinson Attends J. C. Womans Meet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Miss Robinson Attends J. C. Womans Meet Miss Robinson, dean of women, attended the First Annual Week-End Conference of the Assotiated Women Students and the Deans of Women of the Junior Colleges of Southern California, which was held at the Pasadena Junior College on Friday and Saturdav, October 4 and 5. Registration took place at the college on Friday, and the members of the conference visited the college all day. In the evening dinner was served at the Hotel Vista del Arroyo. Dr. Bruce Baxter's speech, which closed the Saturday morning program, was an extremely inspiring answer to the question, "What Is It All About?" He gave five | fundamental objectives in college edu- cation: 1. We study chiefly for the purpose of learning to evaluate the influence of the past on the present and future. 2. We cultivate ourselves for future ! resourcefulness. 3. We train ourselves to make economic independence possible. 4. We socialize ourselves in order to lift the standards of conduct. 5. Fina...
Dr. Bush Discusses J. C. Establishment [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Dr. Bush Discusses J. C. Establishment Some very interesting views and information on junior college life were given Friday afternoon by Dr. Bush in a talk before the Santa Monica Chapter P. E. O. Dr. Bush spoke of the many varied conditions that lead to the establishment of the first junior college at Joliet, Illinois, where Dr. Bush was once associated. He then told of the various ways S. M. J. C. is trying to help the individual student and to improve his work. First among aids to the student he listed the time budget for planning systematic study. Second among the things for the average student to improve on in order to increase his or her grade Dr. Bush listed personality traits. Included among these were: (1) Promptness, or the general ability to get assigned work done in the allotted time. This trait might also apply to some of those students who have a habit of coming to classes tardy. (2) Accuracy —the faculty of doing a thing right the first time. (3) Sustained application...
EXCHANGES [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
EXCHANGES The University High School of Sawtelle is now organizing a rifle team. Berths are open to any qualifying cadet. —Warrior. The Senior A's of University High are speculating as to suitable class sweaters. The colors are to be red and white, and the emblem is to be of piratical shape, but the style of the sweater is as yet undecided. —Warrior. Seven members of the Chaffey Junior College of Ontario attended the first annual week-end conference of the Associated Women Students of the Junior Colleges of Southern California, which was held in Pasadena, Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5. —Thrasher. In an assembly called to listen to Princi- ' pal Tucker, the student body of the Richmond High School was confronted with the alarming increase of serious accidents. Principal Tucker discussed | safety and the Act which provides for its : inclusion in the ordinary high school ! curriculum. Hi-Nus. Registration at Long Beach Junior College is approximately 1120, according to school of...
Debaters To Fight For Squad Places [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Debaters To Fight For Squad Places A debate organization which will rank with the other junior college teams in the state is the aim of those interested in the formation of a Debate Club. The first meeting was held last Tuesday, and plans for definite organization have been consummated. Mr. Wallbank, debate coach, spoke briefly of the "carry over" value of debate training in the business and professional world of today. Positions on the debate team will be attained by tryouts and elimination. The squad system will be used, which will give all interested a good chance to show his or her talents. The squad will consist of eight members, three for the negative and three for the affirmative team. Each team will have one alternate. The question to be used for the tryout will be: Resolved, that the present tendency to conduct American business on the installment plan is to be deplored. Coach Wallbank will discuss this topic with the aspirants, and each can select the side desired. Coach W...
Field House Occupied By Men's Classes [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Field House Occupied By Men's Classes The men's new field house is open for use, and the physical education classes are able to be conducted without conflict with the high school classes. Basketballs and footballs add to the exercise of the classes. The house itself is something to arouse the pride of any man. There are accommodations for one hundred and fifty men, and quarters for the coaches. An instantaneous heater has been installed that produces eight gallons of water a minute at a temperature of one hundred and forty degrees. This is enough water for two hundred men. The "yard" has two basketball courts. These will be leveled and graded, and will be used for the J. C. outdoor workouts. The rest of the yard will be graded in due time, and will make a more adequate training ground.
Faculty Fur Flies; Fair Fun Furnished [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Faculty Fur Flies; Fair Fun Furnished A serious break in the relations between members of the faculty is liable to occur at any moment. The dissension has risen to such a high point that Dr. Bush has contemplated asking the governor to send the state militia to S. M. J. C. to help settle the controversy. The break came Tuesday afternoon when it was suggested that material be bought to make curtains for the faculty conference room. Mrs. Cejudo suggested using a Mexican pattern but was vigorously opposed by Mr. Wallbank who said it would necessitate the indulgence in frijoles, tortillas, enchiladas and sundry" other dainties of the Latin Americans. As he has a very weak stomach he felt that something more futuristic should be used. At this time Mr. Phipps entered and was drawn into the argument much against his pacific nature. When cornered by Coach Osterholt and Mr. Sandmeyer he was made to confess that perhaps his wife would know more about it than he. In the meantime personalities ...
Game Postponed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Game Postponed The scheduled basketball game between San Pedro High School and Santa Monica Junior College has been postponed indefinitely. The Corsairs will take this rest to start the coming week with all the vim, vigor and vitality they can accumulate over the week-end.
J. C. Constitution Embodies New Features [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
J. C. Constitution Embodies New Features The complete Constitution as accepted by the student body has many sections which are not included in the average school constitution. It should take care of the needs of S. M. J. C. for years to come. Space does not permit the printing of the complete constitution, but the chief points embodied in each article will be summarized as follows. Article I. To further co-operation between students and faculty. Article 11. To be known as Associated Student Body of the Santa Monica Junior College. Article 111. Any student carrying twelve units and whose student body fee is paid is a member; associate members are those carrying less than twelve units. Article IV. The officers will hold terms for one semester and not more than one year. They will be nominated by petition and shall be: President, Vice-President, Commissioner of Records, Commissioner of Finance, Commissioner of Arts, Commissioner of Athletics, and Editor of the Paper. Article V. The dut...
Football Results [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Football Results California Frosh, 13; Fullerton Jaysee, 0. Sacramento Jaysee, 21; Pacific, 7. Menlo Jaysee, 58; Pacific Frosh, 0. Cal. Poly., 19; Santa Rosa Jaysee, 9. San Mateo Jaysee, 25; Marin Jaysee, 0. Compton Jaysee, 20; Oxy Frosh, 0. Trojan Frosh, 12; Chaffey Jaysee, 0. Santa Ana Jaysee, 6; Pasadena, 0. Long Beach Jaysee, 27; Riverside Jaysee, 0, At the lower end of the coast a similar story was being ground out. The Stanford Indians scalped the Bruins, 57-0. It will be just too bad, though, when that cub grows up. The old Indian will need more than a tomahawk to stop him. The Bruin Frosh were more fortunate, scoring 7 points against Taft High. The Hi-boys had 19 points at the end though, spoiling a good football game for Westwood.
Basketball Season Started Tearns Work Hard In Practice Drop First Game to Church [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Basketball Season Started Tearns Work Hard In Practice Drop First Game to Church The Corsairs dropped the first practice game of the season to the Immanue! Presbyterian Church squad to the tune of 34-24. The men showed some real basketball at times, but, pitted against an aggregation of experienced men, it was no ordinary task. It is not known exactly what the reaction of the game was to the coach, but it is 9known that some valuable information was uncovered. Several shifts in the combination will be made to determine some smoother working combinations. This church team is composed of excollege stars, representing U. S. C., U. C. L. A., Stanford, Princeton and Michigan, and they can play "like nobody's business." The game was a good work-out. Practice is being held Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 3:45 to 5:00 o'clock. Because of the large turnout the men are put through their paces in the "Yard" two days a week. This enables the coach to keep every man busy. The remaining night ...
Charges Preferred Against Faculty [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Charges Preferred Against Faculty Found guilty of beating three little innocent white pellets, Messrs. Bush, Phipps and Sandmeyer will appear before the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Golf Balls for punishment. This being Dr. Bush's first offense, however, his sentence will be light. All joking aside, though, golf is a real game, and these men must be prettygood. Judging from the silence after each match, we take it to be pure modesty that no scores are mentioned.
Coach Osterholt to Organize Track Team [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Coach Osterholt to Organize Track Team Winter track will be a reality if Coach Osterholt's hopes are realized. Squads will be organized soon, in order that practice can begin immediately. With practice starting early a good track team will be ready to enter the conference league All men interested in track are urged to see Coach Osterholt in their respective gym classes, so that track material cxn be sized up. "I can't find my book." "My gosh, but it's dark in here!" "Where's the light?" No longer will these and similar remarks be heard, for the lights have at last been installed in front of the men's lockers.
Swimming, Tennis, Other Sports To Make Debut Soon [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Swimming, Tennis, Other Sports To Make Debut Soon Although Santa Monica Junior College is not represented in the conference football league this year, it will have many other teams to uphold its honor. According to our newly elected athletic commissioner, Stanley Fish, league basketball games will probably start late in December or early in January. Coach Osterholt will organize a swimming team soon which will take part in many invitational meets to be held in Southern California. Other sports to be inaugurated are: track, baseball, tennis and golf. Each of these sports should be strongly represented as the college has many promising prospects.
Girls Should be Choosing Hobbies [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Girls Should be Choosing Hobbies The women of the Junior College are going out for horseback riding very enthusiastically under the direction of Miss Carroll. "The junior college program should be one of hobbies," states Miss Carroll, and the girls are trying hard to live up to her maxim. During class time half of the class is working on tennis and the other half with archery. It is stated that many of the girls can rival Cupid with the bow and arrow. The overcrowded conditions and lack of instructors is working a little hardship on the women, but they are cooperating closely and willingly for the sake of the school.
Managers Needed [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Managers Needed Any student in the College that is interested in managing any of the teams is requested to file application with Mr. Fish, the Commissioner of Athletics. There is much work to be done in this line, making promptness necessary. The teams will do a great deal of traveling, and the managers will take care of this in conjunction with the various other duties that are encountered in any managerial work.
Long Beach Will Be Seat Of J. C. Meet [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Long Beach Will Be Seat Of J. C. Meet The California Junior College Press Association Conference will hold its first meeting of the year at the Breakers Hotel, in Long Beach, on November 2, 1929. An invitation has been received by Santa Monica Junior College, and it is planned to have delegates from the school there. A news contest with awards for front page make-up, editorial, and news stories will be held at this convention. The publications will be judged by professional newspaper men, and the papers will be placed on display during the convention. The convention will attend to general business, after which the delegates will go into conference in four different sessions. After the morning session the representatives will assemble for luncheon, where they will be addressed by eminent newspaper men, among whom will be Mr. Harry Chandler of the Los Angeles Times. A football game, presentation of cups, and a dance in the evening will complete the program of entertainment. The plan o...
Much Equipment for J. C. Office Arrives [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 15 October 1929
Much Equipment for J. C. Office Arrives Much new equipment has been received during the past week for use by the Junior College students and faculty. A new Underwood typewriter is now available for the faculty and the staff of the Samojac. The main use for this equipment will be for the college paper. The board of education has been quite free in granting supplies for the college, and there is more equipment to come. The students are free to use all these supplies at any time. The formation of a student union office is under way. This will necessitate the acquiring of several new desks and chairs. When this is completed it will remove much of the congestion and noise from the faculty conference room.