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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 April 1926
DRAMATIC CLASS WILl PRESENT PLAYS Work on Productions Advances . The Dramatics class under th &lt; tutelage of Mr . Hutchins , has formed a Dramatic Club , and has elected the following officrs : Dorothea MacDowell , president ; Bernice _Feld , vice-president ; Roland Parrish , secretary ; and Willis Delaplain , treasurer . At each session of the class the president conducts a business meeting _. As soon as this is over , Mr . Hutchins gives the students careful direction as they work over various scenes . Two plays have been selected for actual production : Will o the Wisp , _atul The Rivals . The cast for Will o the Wisp has been definitely chosen , and the play will probably be produced very soon . The parts in The Rivals are , in many cases , being worked on by two people . It is expected that arrangements wiU be made for a hall downtown in which this play will be presented . The Rivals is to be produced during commencement week . The tentative casts are as follows : Wil...
DEBATERS WIN DECISIVE VICTORIES [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 April 1926
DEBATERS WIN DECISIVE VICTORIES EXCHANGES ( Continued from Page One . ) Charles Hill , of George Washington University , and Mr . Alvin W Miller , principal of Central High School . Both members of our team showed a great deal of improvement , especially in delivery . The delivery of the cowboys was excellent , but evidently their arguments were not so good as their delivery , as the decision of the judges was two to one in favor of the American University team . The University of Wyoming team is considered very strong , as it recently defeated the University of North Carolina and other colleges . The final intercollegate debate was held on Tuesday , April 6 . Chancellor Clark presided . The opponents in this debate were from Randolph-Maeon College , in Virginia . The teams were : J . W . Greene , G . C . Watson , and J . A . Engle , for the Affirmative ; and Charles MacDowell , Rcland Rice and Hugh Speer , for the Negative . The judges were Major A . E . Foote , of the United State...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 April 1926
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 April 1926
WISCONSIN AVENUE SERVICE STATION Wisconsin Ave 423 _R Motor Oils , Tires and Accessories Cleveland 1164 Gasoline , Tubes Phone Branch 14 th &amp; Pa . Ave . S FADS AND FANCIE Dry Goods and Notions Men s Furnishings Wisconsin Ave . near Macontb Clev . 3132 . Greeting Cards COMPLIMENTS IHIPONT CIRCLE INN 5 Dupont Circle 2477 1 « th SI . N . W SUPERIOR INN H . LAMBROSO &amp; CO COLUMBIA SHOE SHOP ANTONIO CONUELLA , Prop 1796 Columbia Road , N . W . Phone Col . 3735 Leave Work at University Book Store
SENIOR WEEK IN FULL SWING COMMENCEMENT PLANS OUTLINED ; SENIORS CONDUCT CHAPELS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
SENIOR WEEK IN FULL SWING COMMENCEMENT PLANS OUTLINED ; SENIORS CONDUCT CHAPELS Senior vmi _\ . is now in progress , : md among it- , . _special features are the chapels which are being conducted by the various members of the Senior class . On Monday , Claude W . Hunter , president , addressed the students ; on Tuesday , Dorothea McDowell spoke ; Wednesday , D . Quincy Smith led ; Thursday , Florence Allen , and Friday , Mabel Merkle . Saturday , May 29 , is Class Day . The program is as follows-: ~ lt 30 r _* » luncheon ; 2 : 30 , historical sketch by the Dramatic Club , in the Amphitheater ; 3 : 15 , Buttercup chain , planting of ivy , presentation ot senior gift ; 4 : 00 , costume dances by girls ; 4 : 45 _, baseball game , graduates vs . undergraduates ; 6 : 30 , pic- _»_ nic supper : 7 JO , class stunts . At tl a . m . on Sunday , May 30 , the Baccalaureate sermon will be delivered at Hamline Methodist Episcopal Church . A vesper service will be held in University Hall at 6 p ....
MEW INSTRUCTORS „ NAMED , _( - ; IX APPOINTMENTS MADE NOW FOR NEXT YEAR ; OTHERS FOLLOW [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
MEW INSTRUCTORS „ NAMED , _( - ; IX APPOINTMENTS MADE NOW FOR NEXT YEAR ; OTHERS FOLLOW . Si \ _miiiilicrs h . _iw _liccii appointed M the faculty of the College ol Liberal Arts for the year beginning September , 1 _^ 20 . Other appointments will follow later as the growmg needs of the college are countered . The appointments already conrmed include : Dr . D . O . Kinsman , professor of ronomics . Dr . Kinsman received n _\ Ph . D . from the University of kYisconsin , and has for the past ten cars been head of the Department Economics at Lawrence College . Miss Minnie Jane Merrells , aa--tant professor of education . Miss _, \ ierrells took her A . B . degree at West Virginia Wesleyan and her M A . at Columbia University . Her _v perience has been wide and \ . iried , including a post in Temple I Diversity , where she has been as--i _^ tant professor of education for : le past three years . Miss Josephine Clay , instructor in chemistry and physics , received I r A . B , from Carleto...
JUNIOR CLASS ENTER TAINS SENIORS AT DINNER [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
JUNIOR CLASS ENTER TAINS SENIORS AT DINNER On Friday evening , May 7 , the Junior Class of the college gave a dinner in University Hall in honor of the Seniors . The guests included not onlv the Seniors but also Dr . and Mrs . Qaric , T ) r . and Mrs . Woods , and Miss Brown . The dinner was arranged under the directon of ¦ the social committee of the Junior class , with Ruth Ely as chairman . The small dininR hall where the Sunday afternoon teai are held was verv prettily decorated for the occasion . Six tound dining tables were arranged in a circle and the places were set on the outside of the circle . Yellow tulips and lilies-of-the-valley placed on each of the tables added greatly to the attractiveness of the room white at the same time they represented the , class colors of both classes ; green and yellow for the seniors and yellow and white for the juniors . The place cards , the nut cups , and the decorations for the flower receptacles were made by the girls of the Junior Cla...
HEAVENS ON PARADE AS STUDENTS VISIT NAVAL OBSERVATORY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
HEAVENS ON PARADE AS STUDENTS VISIT NAVAL OBSERVATORY On Friday night . May 7 , Miss Brown conducted a party of eighteen students to the United States Naval Observatory , where they Inspected various stellar specialties Two star clusters , one open and one closed , proved interesting , as did the view of Castor afforded . The climax of the evening came wher the telescope revealed Saturn with its beautiful ring . . The view was so clear that some of the keenereyed students could even distinguish a cloud formation which obscured one edge of the planet . Unfortunately the night was somewhat cloudy and the moon was not included in the program . Most of the students found the mechanical apparatus of the dome is interesting as the views from the telescope , and its operation was certainly more startling . Everyone was amazed and fascinated by the • _a . s- with which the great roof and elescope changed position . As a final courtesy the observatory guide allowed the group to ; o out on th...
DOT WADLEIGH WINS ORATORICAL CONTES _1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
DOT WADLEIGH WINS ORATORICAL CONTES _1 Helen Roher Takes Second Prize—Awards Given in Chapel This Morning . Miss Dorothy Wadleigh and MUHelen Roher won the first and second prizes respectively in the orntorical contest which was held Wednesday night in the chapel o ( Hurst Hall . Several months ago ; i friend of the college contributed a sum of fifty dollars to be used as a prize in the contest . The money was divided into two prizes , a first prize of thirty dollars and a second prize of twenty dollars . The entrants were : Helen Roher Dorothy Wadleigh , Hugh Speer , Archie Van Hise , and Leonard Mikules . Each contestant delivered the oration which he had composed , and after all had been heard the prizes were awarded according to the decision of the judges . The judges for the contest were Mr . Bell of the Young Men s Christian Association Night School , Mr . _Hutchins of the American University , and Mr . George E . Peck of the State Department .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
DRAMATICS tLASS TO PRESENT THE RIVALS All Plans Complete for Production Friday and Saturday The _Dramatics Ilub of the college will present Sheridan s play , The Rivals , in University Hall al 8 : 15 p . ni . cm Friday , May 21 . The club has been hard at work on this play for sonic time , and is now ready to give its initial public performance . A second performance of the play wil be given Saturday night , May 22 , at Kensington . According to the constitution of the club , the proceeds of these performances will be used for the furthering of dramatic art in the univer sity , that is , for the purchase of dramatic equipment and scenery . Admission for students is included in the student privilege fee , fot all others a charge of fifty cents will he imde . ( Continued on page four )
STUDENT-FACULTY BALL GAME IS FEATURE OF PICNIC [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
STUDENT-FACULTY BALL GAME IS FEATURE OF PICNIC A baseball game between the ( unity and students was the feature _&gt;&gt;&lt; the day at the picnic given by 11 e Women s Faculty club to the indent body at Miller s Cabin in Ink Creek park on Saturday , May s Over fifty students and faculty ii tubers enjoyed the abundance oi r is and the wildness of Rock Creek | . rk . Fverything went quietly until _i lames came strolling down the ,. l shortly after dinner under his u $ 2 . 95 straw hat . Dr . Shenton i . 1 Professor Hutchins immediate- \ _ijave chase and the most speedy 1 exciting foot race in the track lory of the university ensued . i he captors soon returned with _liiir victim , who was unhurt expt for the loss of the price tag ( Continued _oiv pogt fow )
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
With the examination week so close at hand it is a time to muster all the optimism available and to offer consolation for the results , whatever they may be . Of this the A students need none , for verily they shall have received their reward ; tut the virtues and accomplishments of that hoard of students under the B line is often , temporally , overlooked . It is a commonly recognized fact ¦ that honor students as a class do not achieve so great success in the wor . d as the good average students . There are a number of explanations or reasons for this fact . In the first place such students too often strive for the grades merely for the grades themselves . Some students learn _casi _ y _. This is a coveted ability , but the student who has to dig hard for his learning gets the habit of digging early in life and thus acquires a mental discipline and a system of study which in the end makes him the better student , and causes him to continue his educaion after his college career . A...
EDIT 0 RIA 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
EDIT 0 RIA 1 This is supposed to be an editorial , . _liultfi For yourself . The subject of this editorial is our campus , as this is the most striking thing , visually and olfactorily , about the college . Again , judge for yourself . I may say without fear of successful contradiction that our campus is different from any other that lias heretofore existed . The Hrst point of originality is its unique form of vegetation . The authorities , considering green entirely too common for such an exceptional campus as ours must be , chose bfaek for the main color . This black growth is scattered in a most artistic manner over a background of beautiful yellow . Also , the statuary upon the campus is quite peculiar . Very seldom do you see a campus ornamented , as is ours , with groups of life-like statues of men dressed in _working clothes , some with picks or shovels held idly in their hands and others standing or sitting in restful attitudes . They are to us students an ever-present inspi...
The American Eagle [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
The American Eagle _^ - Published Monthly by the Students of the College of Liberal Arts 2 , of the American University , Washington , D . C . 51 Subscription Price : Two Dollars a Year . i Editor-in-Chief T . Leonard Mikules i Associate Editor Dorothea L . Mehring I ; Assistant Editors : Roland Parrlsh , Hugh Spear , Samuel BillbroiiRh I Business Manager „ — Roland Rice P Asst . Business Manager Charles McDowell j | - Art Editor - - Florence Fellows t Feature Writers Aileen _Vivnsh , Louise Turbett _* u Society Editor _„ „ Eliznbeth Joyce j Men s Sports Seeley N . Gray _%£ Women s Sports Dorothy Moore j § Humor Editor J . Courtney Hayward _] M Reporters Lillian Peters , Bernice Field , Louis Young
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
AN OLD MAN TO AN OLD WOMAN . Like to a wind that blows from otf the sea And rustling through the trees , gives soft caress I Unto the failing foliage , 1 eonfesj Your sweet speech and your calm look quiet me . For there is in your voice a lovel ) note That surges sadly like a wave _« J pain And startles sympathy ; and all in vain I strive to seek what wavers iiJ your throat . I And seeking that which I may love I find Affection lingering on your lilting tongue ; And we are old in years , but stil are young , For love recalls the years that lag behind , Receiving an eternal aureole When dayspriiiR dawns within twilight soul .
THE DRAMATICS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
THE DRAMATICS CLUB of the ( . _oIliHi of I . ilifnil Arts , Ameriran _I niversity , will present THE RIVALS By Richard Brinsley Sheridan in University Hall on Friday , May 21 , and at Kensington on Suturduy , May 2 J Admission for students include In Student Activity Fee ; all oth m _^ flftycents . !