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COLLEGE FROLIC IS HILARIOUSLY STAGED All Classes Present Stunts Before Student Body In Gymnasium [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
COLLEGE FROLIC IS HILARIOUSLY STAGED All Classes Present Stunts Before Student Body In Gymnasium Last Friday evening the annual All College Frolic was held in the gymnasium . Each class presented a short entertainment of a humorous character . The Senior Committee in charge of their stunt chose to picture the humorous aspects of the Commencement season as their part of the program . Prominent features of Commencemen | t Week as the Seniors presented it were : An oral examination ( of the Dean , which elicited some very startling facts ) , an academic procession in smocks and Freshmen dinks , and a baccalaureate sermon to Flaming Youth in which the model pointed out to the erring one various ways not to act in college and exhorted the Youth in those immortal platitudes , Do well in college and youll be in Who s who some day . Senor Knapp , clothed in the dress uniform of a deck swabber , gave an impressive and thrilling gymnastic exhibition of oratory . The presentation of an all emb...
JOHN PEAKE LENS TESTED BY EXPERTS Lens Found To Be Unsafe For Mounting Because Of Great Internal Strain [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
JOHN PEAKE LENS TESTED BY EXPERTS Lens Found To Be Unsafe For Mounting Because Of Great Internal Strain The 62 . 5 inch reflecting lens , kept in the Hurst Hall reading room since 1898 , when it was presented to the University by John Peake , its maker , was tested by four experts on Monday afternoon , May 20 , to ascertain its actual value . The results were somewhat disappointing , as the lens , which it had been hoped was worth several thousand dollars , at it had been the largest in the world when it was made and is still one of the largest , was found to have been cooled too rapidly when made and , as a result , was so greatly strained internally as to be in danger of exploding if mounted in an observatory . According to the Bureau of Standards experts , two of whom helped in the testing , the lens can be made useably only if reheated and cooled properly , which would probably cost $ 2 , 000 . This of course will not be done unless some especially valuable use is found for the ...
FACULTY TO SPEND BUSY VACATIONS Miss Brown , Dr . Kinsman , And Mr . Fleming To Spend Summer Abroad [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
FACULTY TO SPEND BUSY VACATIONS Miss Brown , Dr . Kinsman , And Mr . Fleming To Spend Summer Abroad Activity seems to be the keynote of the plans of the various members of the faculty for the coming summer , but there the similarity stops , for our faculty are quite cosmopolitan in their tastes as to how a vacation should be spent . In fact , it is astounding to think that a group Who can work so compatibly together for a whole year should , upon being given their freedom , turn to such a diversity of tasks . The Dean , as if to set an example , has proclaimed his intention of turning the summer months into days of accomplishment . He will do editorial work on a book that he is preparing and will consequently see the inside of the Library of Congres 3 a great deal , much to the envy of many of Doctor Golder s classes . Dr . Hutchins will travel to the land of the rock-bound coast , where more specifically , he will settle at Hendricks . The call of England seems to be particularly l...
Contract Let For Next Year _' s Aucola—Work Started [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
Contract Let For Next Year _ s Aucola—Work Started A . U . LOSES FINAL GAME Bridgewater Breaks Record With 42-0 Score Bilbrough Vesper Chairman The editor , Milton Crist , and the business manager , Raymond Spaeth , of The _Ahcola for 1928-29 , have signed contracts with the Lynchburs Engraving Co ., of Virginia , for next year s annual . A very satisfactory contract has been made and it seems certain that the financial burden on the members of next year s Junior Class will be considerably less than has been the case an the past two years . A theme has been selected for the book , and some of the art work has been started . Snapshots are also being taken in preparation for the publication . American University was defeated in its final game at Bridgewater College , Virginia , 42-0 , before a crowd of local fans who roared themselves wild when their stalwart sons succeeded in obtaining 42 runs on 40 hits and 18 errors . As a result of the game Bridgewater finds herself holder of the ...
EAGLE SCREAMS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
EAGLE SCREAMS Four Changes In Faculty EM _^ JBFJ 5 _iaEraEisiwi [ _yjpj _5 JHisiaiait 3 Pardon _nu _\ is your house on the • us line ? Yes . why ? Better move it , then ; there s a bus coming . Visitor to No . 1897 : You know , stone walls do not a prison make , nor iron bars a cage . No . 1897 : Well , if they dont Ive been crazy for sitting here this long . —Notre Dame Juggler . Philosophy of _Drdos Platz—No female—no mail . Who is this drunken fool ? It s the royal wine toaster who s been working overtime . —Carolina Bureau . Do you know why the Engli _. h dude is not wanted in America ? No , why ? Because the Yankee Doodle Do : That was greedy of you , Tommy , to eat your little sister s share of the pie . You told me , mother replied Tommy , to always take her part . I understand that MacTight has betrayed the Scotch . How s that ? He perspires freely . Three new instructors will be enrolled in the American University faculty next September , while Dr . James , who has this yea...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 4 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 4 June 1928
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NO TUG OF WAR _< KEEPS RULES ON Freshmen Have First Cbeer Practice in Gym [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1928
NO TUG OF WAR _&lt; KEEPS RULES ON Freshmen Have First Cbeer Practice in Gym The freshmen , members of the Class of l _!) 32 , were _somewhat keyed up at dinner time on Monday , September 24 . A notice had appeared on the college bulletin board announcing that a tug-of-war , Frosh vs . Soph , was to take place that evening . The Freshmen knew that if they could supply the right kind of pull and win one of the odious Freshman rules would be removed . The Freshmen felt confident and not without reason . With a man and a half like Folsom for anchor , and with nineteen other men pulling with everything they had , it seemed that they just couldn t lose . Evidently the Sophomores felt much the same way , for when the time came for the tug-of-war , well , there just wasn t any . It was one of those no contest affairs . Old Lady Rumor evidently had discussed the matter with some of 1 the Freshies , for the whisper soon went round that the Sophomores thought it a little too risky to ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1928
Thirteen new courses have been added to the curriculum of the College of Liberal Arts fcr the current year , making a total of seventy-nine courses offered at registration . This represents an increase of almost 22 per cent over the number which were offered when the college first opened in September , 11125 . In that year the pioneer students had their choice of thirty-six courses . The following year there were fifty-six subjects openvfor registration and in 15 ) 27 ten more Were added . The new _courses are distributed over the departments to suit the needs of all the students . The Department of Economics and Business Administration leads with three courses offered for the first time—Transportation , Principles of COLLEGE OFFERS 13 , NEW COURSES Twenty-two Per Cent More Courses Ottered Than &lt; i In First Year J TOTAL SEVENTY-SEVEN c ! Accounting , and Business Administration ... _Twxuumrses have been added to the English Department , the Principles and Methods of Liter...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1928
With Catholic U . and George Washington the principal teams on a difficult schedule , America s blue-jerseyed gridders are facing an extremely hard season . Due to the fact that only three veterans were left from the 1927 squad , Coach Springston was forced to build an entirely new aggregation , using as a nucleus Capt . Donald Bittenger , end ; Milton Crist , quarterback , and Jack La Favre , tackle . Springston has drawn heavily from the freshman class in filling up the vacant positions , there being no less than four first year men on the regular line-up , and several among the principal substitutes . Ellsworth Tompkirs , football manager , has booked a schedule which includes Gettysburg , Catholic U ., St . John s , Gallaudet , Shenandoah , Bridgewater , and George Washington . All the games except the Gettysburg and St . John s contests are being played at Washington . Coach Springston , in commenting on the outlook of his team , particularly stressed the factor of student supp...
Seniors and Juniors Hold Class Election [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1928
Seniors and Juniors Hold Class Election The election of the officers of the various classes for 1028-29 was begun y the Seniors in a class meeting Monday noon held in the Chapel . With Mr . Bittinger presiding , the following officers were elected to pilot A . U . s pioneer class in its last year on the campus : President , Roland Rice ; VicePrcsident , Ethel Moulton ; Secretary , Dorothy Moore ; Treasurer , Bruce Kessler ; Sergcant-at-Arms , James Sullivan . With Mr . Rice in the chair the class decided to take up the matter of class rings immediately , so that the rings might be obtained as soon as possible . Following the usual order of precedence , the Junior Class held their first meeting yesterday at 1 : 00 -p . m . in the Chapel and elected the following officers : President , Jack La Favre ; vicepresident , Kay Severance ; secretary , Delsie Appel ; treasurer , Wally Walowit *
Short Story Contest Will Close on Nov . First [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 5 October 1928
Short Story Contest Will Close on Nov . First A Short Story Contest , open to all students in the three upper classes of the College of Liberal Arts of A . U ., is to be conducted this fall . The subject must deal with some phase of college life . Manuscripts must be in by November ] to be judged by a committee of students representing different points of view . Then those manuscripts adjudged by this committee to be true to life on the campus will be submitted to a committee of three literary persons , at least one of whom will be a member of the faculty , to be judged for their literary value . A first prize of fifteen dollars , a second prixe of ten dollars , and honorable mention will be awarded for the stories having the highest literary merit . AH manuscripts must be signed with an assumed name , the real name of the author being placed in a sealed envelope on which the assumed name to written . The authors of all stories of sufficient merit to be published will be advised by ...