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Athenaem Group Will Hold Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Athenaem Group Will Hold Meeting The most worthwhile drama, legitimate or talkie, I have seen this year, and why? This question will be discussed tomorrow at the first meeting of the Athenaeum club, which will be held at 11:45 in room 11, with John Reynolds acting president and Mr. Wallbank as faculty sponsor. A feature of the meeting will be talks by Mr. Coulson and Mr. Kepner, who will outline and discuss detailed plans as part of the program for the coming year. The Atnejjgeum club was organized last spring for the purpose of fostering interest in speech, arts, and especially drama and debate. Leaders of this organization hope that .the group will be formed of students who will work out interesting and worthwhile speech programs. Some of the activities, such as one-act plays and readings, may be presented before the student body. Mr. Wallbank stated, "This is a very valuable training for those dramatically and forensically inclined." Mr. Wallbank also said that everyone intereste...
Will Provide Study Rooms [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Will Provide Study Rooms Many students have missed the free use of the lecture rooms, for studying purposes, which they were accorded last year. Dr. Bush regrets the fact that they must remain closed for the present, and states that at the earliest opportunity a program will be arranged which will provide for their use as study halls again. A notice will be posted on the bulletin board when this has been accomplished, and the schedule for their use will accompany it. Nowadays if a man falls by the wayside, the chances are that he was a pedestrian.
Announce Debate Plans at Meeting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Announce Debate Plans at Meeting Debate «quad plans will be announced at the meeting of the Athenaeum club tomorrow. It was stated by Mr. Wallbank that the debate schedule and propositions are not known as yet, but he believes that an early start will give excellent opportunity for discussion and review of fundamentals and technique of debate. The following comment on debate was made by Mr. Wallbank: "A recent number of the Saturday Evening Post contained an article which deplored the relatively small number of American students who participated in forensic activity. It stressed the value of debating as an important instrument of education. Briefly I should like to mention the following points concerning the educational importance of debating. "1. Mental activity. Debating provokes original and constructive thought. It increases mental power and aletrness. Good debaters must be This is a mental power which is vital in all types of business or professional work. "2. Broadmindedness. ...
Philosophical Waiting [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Philosophical Waiting Friday, September 6, the seventh period philosophy class was detained, due to the failure of the passing-bell, by Dr. Bradford. Annoyed glances darted impatiently from clock to professor, but the class remained ten minutes overtime. With the grin of a martyr, they took it "philosophically." The benches on the balcony were opportune additions. All through the day, and especially during the lunch period, groups of students make use of the%un-warmed benches.
Friendly Feeling Felicitates Frosh [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Friendly Feeling Felicitates Frosh "The fifst thing I noticed upon entering Santa Monica Junior College, was the spirit of friendliness prevailing among the college upperclassmen. Everyone seemed so anxious to lend a helping hand, and there seemed to be a gratifying warmth radiating everywhere," said a frosh. The beauty of the campus and buildings immediately captured this pea-greener's undying admiration. There is no doubt but what the marvelous environment which the Corsairs are privileged to enjoy has much to do with the high degree of scholarship for which the college is alreadv famous. "The faculty passed in review, and a more pleasant corps of brain artists cannot be imagined. The genuine interest taken in the student is something to be thankful for in this age of hardboiled professors. "The thing of most interest to an innocent freshie was the College spirit which seemed to prevail. This is something to be proud of when you consider the age of. the school. Some schools strive...
Students Attend Dinner Dance [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Students Attend Dinner Dance Students who attended the dinnerdance at the Deauville Beach Club last Friday night enjoyed one of the most successful affairs of the year. Miss Yvonne Desnoyers, president of the Juniors' Club, received the guests at the door. She was assisted by Miss Sylvia tfarper. Tables were decorated with bouquets of pink roses and maidenhair fern. Places were marked for more than a hundred guests. A novel feature of the evening was an unusual serpentine dance during which balloons and serpentine were dropped from the beams of thp ceiling, producing a myriad colors and much gaiety. The guest list included: Misses Betty Holmes, Rachel Boswell, Barbra Ainsa, Florence Hutchins, Margaret Watt, Lucile Wittorf, Marie Karl, Maurine Davis, the Messers Stanley Fish, Bernard Rogers, Dryden Bergeron, Hugh Saunders, William Henn, Fred Tsheppe, Glynn Reineman, and William White. They say to feed a cold and starve a fever. What we would like to know iswhy do all the girls we tak...
"Dr. Knock" Opens at Pasadena Playhouse [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
"Dr. Knock" Opens at Pasadena Playhouse "Doctor Knock'* by Jules Romains will open at the Pasadena Playhouse today under the auspices of the Pasadena Community Playhouse Association. This is a hilarious French comedy, which is easily designated as a "comedy in suggestion. " In other words, you are as well as you think you are, or as sick as the doctor suggests you are. The play is treated in a light humorous fashion by Romains. The playwright puts the whole audience to laughing at the comedy of ego so that in turn it can see and laugh at its own ego.
Plea for Hymn [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Plea for Hymn WANTED: New school songs and yells. Samojac is handicapped t&gt;v lack of a school song, and a plea for material is now being made. Our college needs a good school hymn to sing in assemblies and at the close of games. The entire sentiment of the student body for their college ic expressed in the traditional hymn, and it is hoped that an original composition appropriate for a hymn will be written by one of the Samoiac music artists. Of course we want a rousing battle-song to. sing at our games, to spur the team on to victory. With this in view, the music department appeals to those who are talented along the lines of music writing to compose a song full of pep and vitality which will put new life into the team when things are going wrong and the horizon looks dark. Miss Lena Mainard, '/.oology instructor, at present lives in Los Angeles. Finds it rather troublesome to commute every day, she declared, and will locate in Santa Monica. Although the knocking on the ...
FOOTBALL PRACTICE BEGINS Twenty-two Report For Jaysee Football [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
FOOTBALL PRACTICE BEGINS Twenty-two Report For Jaysee Football A squad of twenty-two Candidates for varsity football reported for practice at the last workout held Monday afternoon. Several new faces were seen, and a host of old ones. Among the newcomers were George Arnold from Los Angeles High School, and Charles Moore. Nester Enrico of S. M. H. S. fame reported for the first time Monday, and may be used at the spin position. Coach Mishler is handicapped with a lack of second-string material, and consequently good scrimmages will be rare. However, with such potential material as Hurst, Wagner, Enrico, Hickman, Delp, Stevenson, Hogston, Thelan and Rankin as a nucleus, a fast and shifty team should be forthcoming. Several practice games are expected to be scheduled soon. Next week's Samojac will carry details concerning the first game.
Grid Team Learns Fundamentals [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Grid Team Learns Fundamentals Fundamentals and more fundamentals. That is the program on tap for Coach Mishler's grid hopefuls in their first two weeks of practice. A team schooled in blocking and tackling and other fundamentals is dangerous regardless of what other knowledge of the game it may have. Mishler is an advocate of a thorough knowledge of fundamentals, and believes a team can go through a heavy schedule successfully with only a few simple plays if every man knows fundamentals and knows them well. With this in mind, Coach is devoting most of his time \p drills in fundamentals. Scrimmages will soon be in order, and a rough estimate of how the team will fare in the coming conference race, will be gained.
Women's "Gym" Classes Offer Tap, Natural Dancing [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Women's "Gym" Classes Offer Tap, Natural Dancing Miss Carrol has announced two major changes in her program for the coming semester. The first is that each girl registered for physical education must attend class twice a week. One of these two days will be devoted to formal exercise, the other to rhythmetic work. The nature of this latter work is one which holds much promise, but also one of much indecision. However, Miss Carrol has hinted that the classes may be offered folk dancing, natural dancing, clog or tap dancing, and that she might even give them some aesthetic technique. The second change concerns the honor awarding system of the W. A. A. The point system of last year is passe, because it favored the individual with natural ability and gave the physically undeveloped girl, with little or no skill, no recognition for her honest endeavor. Actual participation in an outside activity, no matter whether the individual makes a team or not, will determine the awards. The new mott...
Jaysee Games to be Played on Hi Field [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Jaysee Games to be Played on Hi Field The new Jaysee gym field, which was recently leveled and cleared, will not be further improved until next semester, Coach Mishler revealed today. With the exception of a water pipe now being laid and a little more levelling, the field will remain as it is for the present. Coach Mishler stated that inasmuch as all J. C. games will be played on the high school field, the gym field will be entirely adequate for varsity practice and gym classes. It is anticipated that in the future turf will be planted and the whole area generally improved, but this will not be for some time to come.
Prospects Bright [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Prospects Bright Although basketball season is months away it is well to give a thought now anc then to this sport. Some fine material is coming up, and Coach Mishler should have a good nucleus to form his varsity. Six lettermen will be back and with aid from the frosh, a creditable showing should be made. Captain Hickman, Athey, Stevenson, Bergeron, Delp and Thomas are the returning lettermen. What some men say to their wives goes, Yes, it goes all over the neighborhood. The talkies are getting voicer and voicer
Shortage of Lockers Does Not Stop Class [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Shortage of Lockers Does Not Stop Class The men's gym classes are now running full blast, and a full schedule of work has been drawn up by Coach Mishler. Lockers were issued last week, and although there is a shortage of about forty lockers, this deficiency is expected to be remedied soon by the installation of a double row of the latest type steel lockers. A record enrollment is reported. Gray gym uniforms are designated by Coach Mishler as standard equipment, and may be purchased in the bookstore. Coach urges all fellows who can possibly arrange their programs satisfactorily, to come out for football. He stresses the fact that everything possible is being done to secure positions for those who find it necessary to work, but would also like to come out for athletics. It is hoped that an arrangement can be made whereby both athletics and employment can be worked in without conflict. This will be a great help to some likely candidates for varsity berths who face a problem of both wor...
Sport Facts [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Sport Facts Chaffee Junior College of Ontario has a game scheduled for this season with Kamehameha School, in Honoluly Stadium, December 5. Babe Ruth was broke a few years ago. Now he invests his earnings in a trust fund which pays him 312,000 a year and already amounts to 2150,000. The Philadelphis Athletics continue to maintain their lead of six and one-half games over the Washington Senators, and fifteen games over the New York Yankees. They appear to have cinched the American League flag, and there is but a slight mathematical chance that either the Senators or Yanks can overtake them. The Chicago Cubs do not enjoy such a commanding • lead in the National League, barely holding a three-game lead over the battling Saint Louis Cardinals. The end of the season is still a long wayj off, but we look for the Athletics and the Cubs to battle it out for world baseball supremacy in October. Some people who claim to have descended from nobility have made quite a descent. Motto for the use...
TARGET PRACTICE [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
TARGET PRACTICE For once in our young lives the Jaysee is getting some publicity in the local papers. It takes a new paper in the field to make things interesting. Of course, football wasn't on the program last semester, -and consequently not enough spirit could be aroused to give the school any write-ups. But "kums it now for the feetsball," and the local sport scribes are giving us a break. There haven't been any of the "dinks" seen as yet. Best the "dink" committee get busy and sell some. The bookstore clerks aren't behind the counter for that purpose. The traditions of this school must be kept up, and, since a "dinky" is a tradition, all you frosh get a tradition on youi head. Most schools specify the clothes to be worn, but here only a little cap is required. Get the cap while the getting's good. Judging from newspaper gossip, a lot is expected from the Corsairs this season. To expect a championship the first year is putting it a bit strongly, but with such determination as has...
Opportunity [Newspaper Article] — Corsair — 11 September 1930
Opportunity More news-writers are needed for student publications. The staff for the annual has not yet been chosen, but it is understood that it will be selected from the ranks of the Samojac staff. This will provide an opportunity for students to work on the College paper, as practically a new staff will have to be chosen. Freshmen especially are wanted, as they will be needed to carry on the work of the present staff.