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COLLEGE PREPARES FOR _FROSI CLASS Change Is Made In Rules Governing New A . U . Students TWO COURTS ELECTED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
COLLEGE PREPARES FOR _FROSI CLASS Change Is Made In Rules Governing New A . U . Students TWO COURTS ELECTED Booklet Of Regulations To Be Published Next Fall As a result of a number of class , faculty , and committee meetings , a final arrangement has been reached for the governing of Freshmen next year . A code of rules has been drawn up for the purpose of guiding the newcomers in the straight and narrow path , and two Gosling Courts , one composed of men and one of women , have been formed to administer these rules and try the members of their respective sexes who violate them . A committee composed of the four class presidents and representatives of the faculty met several weeks ago and drew up a tentative set of Freshmen rules , based on last year s set but considerably revised . These rules were submitted to each of the classes in separate class meetings , and the classes suggested a number of revisions . The rules committee again met and , with these recommendations in mind , d...
Student Council Is Elected Active Program Planned [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
Student Council Is Elected Active Program Planned TWELFTH NIGHT GREAT SUCCESS Hayward And Barrett Star In Dramatic Club s Third Annual Spring Play SENIORS LEAD LAST WEEK OF CHAPEL As a result of the recent student election and the various class elections , the personnel of the Student Council next year will be as follows : President , Leland Field ; Seniors , Marion Cross , Irene Dezendorf , and Samuel Bilbrough ; Juniors , Herbert Elliott , Janie Scantlin , and Otis Fellows ; Sophomores , James Johnson and Ellsworth Tompkins . The freshman class of next year will elect its one representative as soon as possible after its organization at the beginning of the year . The Student Council promises to be an exceedingly active organization in the coming year . Athletics and student support of athletics will be encouraged , according to the statement of the new president . Besides sponsoring the Fresh-man-Sophomore contests , as set forth in the Freshman rules , the Council will arrange fo...
AMERICAN UNIV . CONFERS 56 DEGREES AT CONVOCATION Hattie Teachout And J . C . Hayward Win Graduation Honors ; Class Honors For Semester Awarded To 2 Seniors , 6 Juniors , 12 Sophomores , 8 Freshmen JOSEPHUS DANIELS AND NAVY BAND ON PROGRAM [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
AMERICAN UNIV . CONFERS 56 DEGREES AT CONVOCATION Hattie Teachout And J . C . Hayward Win Graduation Honors ; Class Honors For Semester Awarded To 2 Seniors , 6 Juniors , 12 Sophomores , 8 Freshmen JOSEPHUS DANIELS AND NAVY BAND ON PROGRAM The American University closed another highly successful year of work this afternoon with the Fourteenth Annual Convocation and Commencement exercises , held in the gymnasium . Fifty-six degrees were conferred on graduate and under-graduate students successfully completing studies in the University . Class honors were announced as having been won by thirty students in the College of Liberal Arts during the past semester , while graduation honors , bestowed on those maintaining a certain high scholastic average during their four years of study , were given to Hattie Teachout and J . C . Hayward .. The Hon . Josephus Daniels delivered the annual Convocation address and special numbers were given by the Navy Band , under the direction of Lieutenant B...
STUDENTS GIVEN ONE CHAPEL WEEKLY Faculty-Student Committee To Arrange More Valuable Chapels Next Year [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
STUDENTS GIVEN ONE CHAPEL WEEKLY Faculty-Student Committee To Arrange More Valuable Chapels Next Year LARGE ENROLLMENT SEEN NEXT YEAR The committee of seven students and seven faculty members which met recently to plan a more satisfactory program of chapel services for the coming year made several important provisions for the improvement of these services . It was agreed that in order to maintain a more devotional attitude in the chapel services , notices be eliminated from all such services except upon Wednesdays , or when more convenient , upon some other single day in the week when no other program should be prepared except the reading of notices . As this will occupy only a small part of the chapel period , the rest of the period may be utilized by the students for student body , class , and organization meetings . It was planned that each class should take charge of two chapel services each semester . The suggestion was also made that fifteen chapel cuts be allowed each semeste...
RESUME OF YEAR AT FINAL CHAPEL Recognition Service Held At Closing Chapel Of College Yejar MANY RECEIVE HONORS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
RESUME OF YEAR AT FINAL CHAPEL Recognition Service Held At Closing Chapel Of College Yejar MANY RECEIVE HONORS Chancellor To Entertain Seniors And Faculty That the year just passed has been the most satisfactory , the most enjoyable , and the most profitable one in the history of the American University was the opinion of Dr . George B . Woods , Dean of the College of Liberal Arts , when he spoke at the last chapel service of the year Friday , May 25 , reviewing briefly the marked progress made by the College since last September and honoring those students who have contributed most largely to the happiness , the effectiveness , and the success of the college during the last two semesters . Not only has the enrollment increase _^ , growing from 81 students in 1925 to the present enrollment of 197 , but the quality of the students—more important than numbers — has improved greatly this year , the Dean said . A large number of students have received class honors and have taken an acti...
Baccalaureate Sermon Given By Chancellor Clark [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
Baccalaureate Sermon Given By Chancellor Clark The Flaming Youth of today , with all his faults , was ably defended by Chancellor Clark in his annual baccalaureate sermon to the seniors in the gymnasium yesterday afternoon . Flaming Youth , was the subject of the Chancellor s talk , Deane Shure and his Mt . Venus Church Choir added materially to the beauty of the service by Chaff excellent rendition of several eial numbers .
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
Hattie Teachout Awarded Annual Faculty Prize At the annual Commencement this _aiternoon _, Hattie C . Teachout , Senior , of Hyde Park , Mass ., was awarded the annual faculty prize of $ 20 for the best scholarship during the past year of any student in the College . This is the highest honor which may be awarded to a student of the College . Miss Teachout achieved a rec ¬ ord during the past year by completing 35 semester hours of work in American University with a grade of A in every course taken .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
1 Around The World | I With Wally l B _13 IHEJEJ 5 ( BO / _3 ( _HI _3 / 3 _( HfS / _BIBIS / _B / _3 _/ _SJ 5 / S ( BJste WASHINGTON , D . C . ( Resting peacefully among the Stop Signs ) Washingtonians can sit back and laugh at the rest of the United States . No one dares knock the populace of Washington , for if they do , the parties of the first part will come back with the snappy retort , Oh ! Zat so ? And prithee , tell me : Who sends the population to Washington ? When the knocker hears this , he immediately shifts from the subject of Congress to the weather or the ball game . But whatever the knocker talks about , he will not make the Washingtonian forget the clever way peace is kept , in Washington : The two bodies of Congress are given rooms all to themselves up in the Capitol . Here they may play games , tell jokes , or fight , but when they get jut they act just like human beings . So much so , in fact , that mistakes lave sometimes been made and a Congressman gets a ticket...
AS OUR SENIORS DEPART [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
AS OUR SENIORS DEPART THE LIBRARY GHOST PROCTORS As the seventeen black-robed figures file off the gymnasium platform this afternoon , they leave behind them at American monuments , which , tho time may efface their identities , will serve as a firm foundation for that greater monument , the American University of the future . But the size of these monuments will never become insignificant in comparison to the whole , for the graduating class of 1928 , which has worked and served at American for three happy years , numbers among its accomplishments and creations many institutions and traditions that will live on to serve the University of tomorrow . Not only is a vacancy being left in the life and activity of the College , but a deeper vacancy is left in the hearts of those who have lived and labored so harmoniously with the members of 28 . But tho we are sorry that they leave , we are glad that these particular seventeen are going out into the world as representatives of the instit...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
OLMSTEAD WINS MENS TENNIS TOURNAMENT Severance And Fellows Head Women s Court Tournament Girls Lose Match To G . W . Between the boys and the girls tennis tournaments , and the game at the girls tennis team with the 5 . W . girls , tennis has furnished _considerable excitement lately . The winner amongst the eighteen girls _sntered in the girls tournament is ret to be decided , as the finals between Katheryne Severance and Florence Fellows are yet to be play- } d . The championship of the men s : ournament , however , which began : he week before the Easter holidays with about 25 entrants , was decided week before last when Donald Olm ¬ stead defeated Bruce Kessler in the final round . Probably the closest match in the tournament was , however , in the second round , when Olmstead defeated Caples , 2-6 , 6-2 , 10-8 . Although the proposed men s tennis team failed to materialize , the women organized a team composed of Florence Fellows , Katheryne Severance , Gladys Macaffee , Harrie...
TWELFTH NIGHT A GREAT SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
TWELFTH NIGHT A GREAT SUCCESS ( Continued from Pa _^ i 1 , Col . 2 ) Viola . Lucille Sparks as Olivia Sara Martz as Maria , Roland Rice as Sir Toby Belch , George Sixbey as Sir Andrew Aguecheek , and Roland Parrish as Duke Orsino deserve special mention for their acting . The _entire cast maintained an exceptionally high standard of acting , and the result was a well-united presentation of Shakespeares great comedy which won the approval of the whole well-filled house . The rich costumes , by Christie , of New York , were displayed to great advantage against the plain , sceneryess , Shakespearean background . The Dramatics Club , which has for its president Arthur Gerth , and its business manager , Lynn Corson , has established a tradition in acting for the University of which the University is justly proud .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Roland E . Parrish Associate Editor News Editor Fred Carpenter Society , Irene Dezendorf ; Womens Athletics , Esther McVey ; Office , Rosalie Dimmette ; Reporters , Blake Espey , Elizabeth Joyce , Dorothy Moore and DeLos Platz . Features Editor George Sixbey Eagle s Eye , Hattie Teachout ; Eagle Screams , Irene Pyle ; Writers , Marion Cross , and William Wolowitz . Departments Editor W . Willis Delaplain Art , Gladys Macafee , and Mary Chadwick ; Debate , Jane Lytle ; Dramatics , Laura Barrett ; Exchanges , Katheryne Severance ; Music , Delsie Appel . Make-up Editor _.- ... _.-- _.- _.. _ Sarah Roher Copy and Proof _Readsrs , Helen Roher , Laura Everett , Dorothy Buchan , Mary Jane Sewart ; Headlines , Roland Parrish ; Secretary , Anna Louise Flaig ; Typists , Randall Penhale , and Katherine Heath . BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Donald Olmstead Assistant Business Manager , Fred Dietrich ; Circulation Manager , Norman Cramer ; Assistant Circulation M...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
_^ _rjisejiaEyejiaiaeyeutauyiaGyim curacy _cyEJEJcy [ EAGLES EYE _feiHiBjaiaisiaisiaiHiaiBMBisisisiBiarajajBiaiB _® a ( tltinK / tightly Fall— The Plastic Age . Winter— Rain ! Spring— The Way of All Flesh . Special ( Exams)— The Call of the Wild and The Crisis . The A . U . coffee cautions the exam-pressed inebriates : Dont make fun of me . You may be old and weak youraelf some day . A Senior Observation : More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of . Why is it that when we commence college we often leave , and when we leave college we are commencing ? With this we leave to go our way ; The Eagle s Eye must sleep a day ! We ve tried to make it as a friend Who laughs and jests , yet says To sober thoughts that sometimes come Amid the noise of college fun . U . CONFERS 56 DEGREES ( Continued from Page fifteen ; Master of Science , two ; Master of Political Science , six ; Doctor of Philosophy , eight ; and Doctor of Commercial Law , three , Among those receiving their ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
COLLEGE PREPARES FOR FROSH CLASS ( Continued from Page 1 , Col . 1 ) is as follows : Men s Gosling Court —Chief Gander and Senior Representative , Lynn Corson ; Juniors John LaFavre and Leon ShlosBj Sophomores , Edwin Brooks , James Johnson and John Houston . Women s Gosling Court—Chief Qfoose and Senior Representative , Mary Jane Stewart ; Juniors , Elizabeth Hill and Katheryne Severance ; Sophomores , Helen Hope , Florence Leighty , and Orrel Belle Claflin . Those members who were elected by the classes are : Corson , Shloas , Hill , Swan , Leighty , and Houston . The other members are the ones appointed . The courts expect to make the trials and sessions next year more dignified and serious by wearing black gowns and appearing before the accused only when so masked as to completely hide the identity of the individual members . FRESHMAN RULES . 1 . Every freshman shall wear until October fifteenth a regulation green tag upon which his ( or her ) name shall be legibly printed in in...
THE HONOR STUDENT [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
THE HONOR STUDENT STUDENTS GIVEN ONE CHAPEL WEEKLY Honor to whom honor is due , certainly seems to be a slogan of A . U . at this season of the year . Heretofore the motto might well have been Let no man s sins go uncorrected . Now it is different , and as we sit in chapel we see various meek , quiet , unassuming people rise to receive the plaudits of the admiring multitudes . Truly we are a college of heroes and heroines . The Honor Student doesnt always look exactly heroic as he receives his award . Unexpectedly some morning the dean or coach announces the honor and requests the recipient to come forward . How hard he tries to look nonchalent and I COLLEGE TYPES ! take the whole thing as a matter of routine ! He may even essay a slightly bored look to give the impression— after all , it doesnt mean much to me . But his hands betray him to us . Shall he hang them gracefully by his sides ? They feel awfully large there , perhaps Id better fold them across my chest . The poor fellow ...
RESUME OF YEAR AT FINAL CHAPEL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
RESUME OF YEAR AT FINAL CHAPEL ( Continued from Page 1 , Col . . 3 ) tributed to the success of the year , Dean Woods said . Graduates of the American University have been admitted to full graduate standing both at Yale and at Columbia , while the university has been approved by the Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal Church , and has been admitted to membership in the Association of American Colleges . An improvement in college finances has also taken place during : the year with the receipt of $ 400 . 00 . Concluding his brief summary of the work of the college , Dean Woods honored the student teams and clubs , commending them highly and naming the individual participants , both men and women , who have won distinction in football , basketball , tennis , hockey , debating , dramatics , newspaper and yearbook publishing , and all of the other prominent activities on the campus . A large number of participants in athletics were awarded letters or other emblems for their go...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
Amman _Unnwrattg Coeducational—Chartered 1893 First Semester Begins September 17 , 1928 LUCIUS C . CLARK , D . D ., Chancellor COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues Pour-year course leading to A . B . Degree . Campus of 90 acres . Fine buildings . Faculty of well-trained and experienced teachers . Students from 29 states . Write for catalog to Dean G . B . Woods , Room 10 Hurst Hall , American University Campus , Washington , D . C . SCHOOL OF THE POLITICAL SCIENCES 1907 F Street N . W . Undergraduate course leading to Degree of Bachelor of Political Science . Two years of college work ( 60 hours ) required for admission . Courses offered in departments of government , history , diplomacy , economics , and foreign trade . GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 1901 F Street N . W . Graduate courses leading to the Degrees of Master of of Arts , Master of Political Science , and Doctor of Philosophy .