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Wesley Receives Homecomers [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Wesley Receives Homecomers Receiving the many alumni groups expected to visit Kent this "week end, WESLEY Foundation will sponsor two receptions at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Walter C. Eyster, 545 S. Lincoln St. Alumni are invited to attend Friday and Saturday, and a student reception by the WESLEY Foundation committee is planned for Sunday from 3 to 5 p. m. Miss Myrtle Shepard, teacher at the Training school will speak at Wesley Foundation Sunday night on "Europe As I Saw It." Prior to the meeting, a lunch and fellowship hour will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p. m. The Kent chapter of the American Association of University Professors met Tuesday at 6:30 p. m. in the Robin Hood for the first meeting of the year. Major Roy Smith, university trustee, spoke on "Kent State University and its Problems." The meeting was open to the public.
some say ... [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
some say ... By Nat Floersheimer It's a woman's world after all. No longer will Tessie have to sit at home. Her chance has come. For there will be a Sadie Hawkins day at Kent soon. Sadie, if you recall is the resourceful gal, who got tired of being a wall fiower, and took her pappy's double barrel from the wall, and went out a gunnin'. Yep, she went out and • hooked herself some man. Other gals in the vicinity thought it was a pretty good idea, so they set aside one day a year to follow her example. They did it with only one stipulation—and that " was —whatever they caught on that day, was their Own, and other gals had to look elsewhere. If' you've been following "Lil Abner" in the comic strips you probably noticed that ahe's been having a heck of a time trying to think of a. means -of escape. But then, he may get out of it . . because only Daisy Mae is after him. You Kent fellows have more to worry about . . . for co-eds have been working out on the track for months, and they found...
Folk Dances Prove Successful [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Folk Dances Prove Successful The HPE department has been experimenting with the attempt to revive old American folk dances. Included in the folk dances are the Virginia Reel, Pop goes the Weasel, Old Ann Tucker, square dances, etc. After attempting to interest the students for two. or three years; the department, now feels that they have accomplished what other universities are trying to accomplish. About 500 students are enjoying the old country dandes. The interest has been so great that the following schedule has been set up for the year. From £ to 10 o'clock on the following Friday nights: Nov. 10, Jan. 26, Feb. 23 ? Mar. 29, April 5, April 12, May 10 and May 31.
Newman Club Has Membership Prive [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Newman Club Has Membership Prive Striving for a membership goal of 150 members, the Newman club has inaugurated its annual membership drive. Plans for the drive were completed last Thursday evening at the regular business meeting, and the drive started. The present drive is being pushed by two' membership teams of regular Newman club members: one composed of girls led by Jessie Laurenson and the. pther of boys headed by Bob Cook. The team that is responsible for the most new members will be treated to a theatre party by the losing team.
This Is Now [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
This Is Now So I went to the Homecoming game. The crowd started pushing its way throiugh .the stadium gates and no policeman could hold them back. Tickets were being sold at stupendous prices, and no one seemed to complain. After earnestly playing a good game of tackle to get through the ticket line, I started up the cement steps leading to section XY-1006 in the gigantic Kent stadium. Sixty thousand pei*sbns had paid to see this game, and officials watched as standing room was being sold. There was no doubt about it, Kent was initiating its new stadium in good style. Alums who had contributed their share to the gigantic stadium proudly sat in their special cheering section to watch the "younger generation." They could remember when they had fought, written articles, and campaigned for this "dream" stadium. Yes, they could sit joyfully and enjoy the game. Their alma mater "sported" one of the best teams in the country, built by honest practice and good coaching. The Flashes came out...
Stater Snapshots Of University Theater Heroines [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Stater Snapshots Of University Theater Heroines Wanda Griffiths, junior, already well known ,at Kent State for her performance in "Star Wagon" and other university productions, and now playirtg in "Ethan Frome." While in High school she has leads in many of the class plays, took part in two state degate contests, and was a member of the National Thespian organization. 21-year-old Betty Gorlich, who plays the part of Ethan's wife Zenna in the Homecoming play "Ethan Frome," is a graduate of West high school in Cleveland. Freshman Lynn Miller, who is playing the part of Mattie in "Ethan Frome," is a 16-year-old graduate of Ashland high school, Ashland, O.
'Working His Way Through College-Growing Dahlias [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
'Working His Way Through CollegeGrowing Dahlias Roses may be red and violets | perhaps are blue, but as far as Delbert Morgan, university senior j from Cuyahoga Falls is concerned, ] dahlias are dollars and mean a col-1 lege education. Starting his experiments with the cultivation of dahlias about six years ago, Morgan who is majoring in biology at Kent, today is a successful dahlia raiser and has financed a college education with the profits he has made from his gardening hoby. At first he did not try anything but simple dahlia cultivation, but later, after his first few successes with the simple cultivation, Morgan began experimenting in cross pollination with the hope of creating something new in the dahlia world. Although his first attempts proved discouraging, Morgan continued his work and through his efforts several new creations have appeared that have brought him unusual recognition from the garden world. One of Morgan's creations in particular, named "Sleepy Hollow," has wo...
All Men Ya Better Start Runnin' 'cause Sadie Hawkins A Gunnin' [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
All Men Ya Better Start Runnin' 'cause Sadie Hawkins A Gunnin' .... fer YOU .... Since datin s been right sparse around these hyar parts, the gals has decided thet they'll do sumpthin' about it. So boys, start a runnin', and head west, yung man, head west! Them thar Kent gals Just heard tell of a Sadie Hawkins day thet'll hit this hyar eollege* next Wednesday, Nov 8. The shindig will be in Wills barn startin' about 7:30 and they're out to get a to tote. So start a runnin' man, start a rufinin'. For the benefit of all you gay blades who hold yourselves above doing a cross word puzzle or reading the comic strips, Sadie Hawkins is the gal who had a face that broke the camera, scared the baby, stopped the clock, and only her mother loved her. She has sweetly crossd eyes, a roamin' nose tat is generously splotched with freckles, and why not even a cow this side of Dog Patch has such kissable lips. Also for your information Dog Patch is Sadie's home town. Sadie, to the best of sources, wa...
Alumni Back On Campus For The Numerous Homecoming Affairs, Are; [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Alumni Back On Campus For The Numerous Homecoming Affairs, Are; Fall homecoming 1939 finds the return of hundreds of alumni to the university and a chance to renew old friendships, visit old haunts and see former professors and classmates. KAPPA SIGMA CHI, received word that the following alumni are coming back: Ralph Tarmakian, '35, Chet Hoestaine, '37, Jim Scoby, '3B, Harry Nelson, '39, Mike Scrne, '3B, Elmer Sherer, '39, Harold Shaffer and Bing Rinaldo. GAMMA SIGMA PHI sorority will have a 12:30 p. m. luncheon for their members and alumnae at the Robin Hood, and the alumnae expected are the following: Betty Ann Baker, '39, Ruth Ann Sheldon, '39, Wilda Foreman, '39, Charlotte Kohr, '37, Randa Tozer, '3B, Marty Van Benschoten, '39, Jean Allison, '39, Alice Skove, '39, Millie Ake, '39, Dottie Season, '39, Gretchen Cook, '39, and Marion Davis. In their homecoming festivities, BETA GAMMA sorority will welcome the following alumnae: Virginia Moore, '3B, Shirley Rummel, '3B, Betty Agnon...
The Professors Keep Busy Doing [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
The Professors Keep Busy Doing Dr. K. C. Leebrick, president of the university, will today represent the state universities of Ohio at the inauguration ceremonies of Dr. Charles L. Nanspach, at Central State Teacher's college, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Dr. Nanspach is the former president of Ashland college, and has spoken to the student body of KSU on numerous occasions, both in assemblies and at the inauguration of President Leebrick. Dr.. Leebrick left Kent yesterday morning, and will return tomorrow morning in time for the homecoming program. Portraits of Dr. James O. Engleman and Dr. John McGilvrey will be two of 22 oils and water colors of E. Ladislaw Novotny which will be on display at the Akron Art Institute opening Wednesday, Nov. 1 and closing Nov. 15. With the exception of three canvases all the pictures are comparatively new, having been done in the past two years, ductions. Dr. W. L. Wannemacher, instructor of history, will speak at the regular meeting of the Sebring Ro...
Starn Announces Start of Basketball Practice [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Starn Announces Start of Basketball Practice Seven Lettermen Expected to Return; Cagers Face Stiff 23-Game Schedule Coach G. D. Starn greeted 14 candidates for his 1939-40 varsity basketball outfit last Wednesday as the players broke the ice on the current campaign. Lack of publicity of the date has kept the number of candidates down to an absolute minimum but with the addition of varsity gridders who plan to play the court game and other eligible men the squad will probably number 30 within a short time. Letterman Back 4 Seven lettermen from last year's ball club will greatly aid Starn in his hopes for a good season. The freshman outfit of a year ago are also adding a lot of class to the outfit. Joe Price, Sharon, Pa. high grad, seems to be the class of the lot at the present and he will probably see a lot of action during the year. Other promising sophs in elude Bill Decker, center, Harold Andreas, also a center, Art Kirkland, Amsterdam guard, Mike Feduniak, Vernon Heichel, and a ...
Golden Flashes Still Rank Tenth In Ohio Conference Standings [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Golden Flashes Still Rank Tenth In Ohio Conference Standings Although Kent's victory over Hobart looks good on the record book, it did little to raise the Flashs es out of the inglorious tenth position which they have held the past two weeks in Official Ohio conference standings. Outlook Dark While two out of the three remaining games on the schedule, are conference tilts, there seems to be little hope that the Starn-coached outfit can lift its position. BaldwinWallace, winner over Kent in last year's homecoming tilt, has a poorer conference record than the Flashes but will be overwhelming favorites in the Nov. 18 tussle between the two teams. The Yellow Jacket's record was greatly enhanced by the 8-7 win over Western Reserve two weeks ago. Bowling Green, this week's homecoming opponent will be topheavy favorites to win as its record to date shows four wins and one loss. The lone defeat came at the hand of Capital, 7-6. Reserve Next Week Next week, the golden-clads embark for Clevel...
Frosh to Cheer En Masse at Game [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Frosh to Cheer En Masse at Game Freshmen students will again occupy a separate section of the stamds for the homecoming game tomorrow. They will have the same section they occupied in the last game, from the 45-yard line to the east goal-line on the north side of Rockwell field. Frosh enthusiasts will compete against the upper classmen in presenting cheers, but will give a few yells for the sophs, juniors and The cheerleaders are going to attempted to show the returning grads that a "new deal" in school spirit has been introduced at KSU.
ARNOLD, TACKLE — DON MIĹER, CENTER [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
ARNOLD, TACKLE — DON MIĹER, CENTER Returning to see ,his brother Don play his last home game for Kent State will be Arnold Miller, a big gun of last year's Flashes. Just a year ago Don and Arnold were both on the field playing their hardest, but this year Arny will have to be content to sit on the sidelines and watch his brothe r complete the 1939 home season against Bowling Green, Saturday.
Radio Workshop Elects Officers [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
Radio Workshop Elects Officers The newly-organized Kent State university Radio Workshop elected the following officers at a meeting Thursday, October 26. They are: President, Russell Lengs; vicepresident, Stanley Mouse; Secretary, Betty Rogers. After auditioning 150 students last week the Workship is beginning production on several projected programs. Ellis C. Vander Pyl, sports announcer and merchandising manager of radio station WGAR, will speak at the Armistice Day assembly in the auditorium next Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. Absolute deadline for senior pictures for the Chestnut Burr is Friday of this week. Proofs should be returned to the Duchess office, located at the entrance to the women's gym.
BETWEEN the GOAL POSTS [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 3 November 1939
BETWEEN the GOAL POSTS By George Fleischer Local fans and returning grads will see the final home performance of four of Kent's finest athletes. . Louis Cardinal, veteran quartedback, Swede Netzen, versatile halfback, Don Miller, center and George Mollica, guard, are the four gridders who play their last home football game this week. With only these four lettermen being lost, it does look pretty fair for the Golden Flashes next year. Starn can start smiling after the Baldwin-Wallace fray in Berea, Nov. 18. The schedule makersi really added a bit of a problem when they placed the Bee-Gees, Reserve, and B-W games the last three weeks of the season. Wonder what the last three games will be next year. Team Suffers Th injury mania of the goldenclad boys this year has been per- plexing to everyone. Many things could cause it. Lack of training, failure to protect one's body in the clinches or perhaps its just because the other boys play too rough. In every tilt this year at least one, and ...