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Abbey Thea tre [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 18 January 1938

Abbey Thea tre One of the world ’ s great repertory groups , the Dublin Abbey Theatre Players , may be currently , seen ,, in Philadelphia . _‘ ‘

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Camp us Observatory [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 18 January 1938

Camp us Observatory On ~~ . few . occasions recently , _-Pi ~ ’ ~ fess 6 r C ~ lé _’ has Opened the _eampua obseri’atory for . the ‘ use ’ of stüdeñts . _’ _- _,

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Lincoln Univ . Y . M . C . A . Sends Delegates To Pocono Student Christi an Movement [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Lincoln Univ . Y . M . C . A . Sends Delegates To Pocono Student Christi an Movement Lincoln _Univei’sity branch of the Y . M . C . A . sent three delegates , Willia m _Griggs , Jack Tracey , and Robert Hutchinson , to the Pocono mountains to attend a conference over the week-end of February 26 . The conference was sponsored by the Student Christian Movement of the Middle Atlantic States and concerned Itself with the pi’oblems of ou _; ~ educational system and sugges- ~~~~ for improvements . The theme of the conference revolved around the four fields of education : ( 1 ) to fi t youth into society ; ( 2 ) to improve the order as it exists today ; ( 3 ) the living of youth in no particular oi’der at all ; ( 4 ) to direct youth in changing the present oi’der and establishing a new order . It was discovered that students at tending the Oxford assembly did not want discussion but information on _techniriques to solve vital issues . The peace issue was considerably confused at the _assem...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Cultural Pro gram Under Way By " Y " Activities Plann ed Discussions On Student -Faculty Relation s to be Held at Smoker Tournamen t in Ping l _~ ong , Whist , Bridge , Pinochle , On Varied Pro gram [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Cultural Pro gram Under Way By Y Activities Plann ed Discussions On StudentFaculty Relation s to be Held at Smoker Tournamen t in Ping l _~ ong , Whist , Bridge , Pinochle , On Varied Pro gram As part of its cultural program , the Lincoln University Y . M . C . A . is planning numerous activities and affairs for the student body . Accordi ng to Talmadge H . Pihkney , preside nt , the _‘ Y is _ari’ai ~ ging a fellowship smoker to replace a _foi _’ ~ um speaker . The student _i _~ ody will be divided into two groups ; the li nes of Pi and Phi . Its PW ; POSe is to give the students an op ~~ _riunIty to discuss problems _affeclJ _i ~~ student life , such as _studei _~ ; -fac _ulty relations , inter—fraternity ~ ~ valries , and the establishment of a ~ JnIversity employment bureau . _, _~ p A true-false contest is , _~ _11 _io incl uded on the Y . M . C . A t _wi ~ edule fo r this semester , This tn _, . m _111 be based on general knowle 4 be a ~ ? embers of the faculty will _, _~ j ~ _...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Lan gston Hughes , Lincoln ’ s Famous Literary Son , To Appear on Campus [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Lan gston Hughes , Lincoln ’ s Famous Literary Son , To Appear on Campus The scheduled appearance of Langston Hughes , poet , author , and war correspondent during the last par t of April , has bred considerable interest and discussion . It was revealed through Dr . and Mrs . Robert M _. Labaree that Lincoln ’ s most famous literary son , Hughes , will come to the campus late In Api’il to discuss the Spanish Civil War . Mr . Hughes has just i’eturned from Spain , where , as war-corre-spondent for the Afro-American and contributor to the Nation , New Masses and Esquire , he has had intimate association with the battle scene . He received a wound while he was covering the military activities of the belligerent factions . _Di _’ _. Sherwood Eddy , a recent chapel speaker and world traveler , spoke of meeting Langston Hughes _in Madrid , where he was unable to obtain the luxury of a crust of bread and creamless coff ee . Because of his cosmopolitan point of view and his interest in the ...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Linco ~ _n-Ashmun Committee Plans [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Linco ~ _n-Ashmun Committee Plans Dorm Rellovations Fund Campaign Launched ; L adies ’ Auxiliary Contrib utes $25 ~ unge , Rrecreation Rooms Included in House Improvements sources , The Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Chester County Alumni have already donated twenty-five dollars to this dormitory fund . Plans for the social room have been submitted and work on the room has already begun , The former book store will be the lounge and the laundry room will converted into a game room , Following are some of the things which the new room will have : new windows , new doors , new floor covering , an _m direct lighting system , and the neces- ~~~~ _ _rtirles o f _furniture _such as di ~ _’rn ~ , _tables , and chairs , There will be games and magazines . The room will be repainted in ivory , bl ue , and white . The members of the house committee are : Stanley DuVall , Alf red Casper , Charles Briscoe , Kenneth Gilmore , Lindsay Jackson , Willia m Harper , Martin Waters , Charles Willia ms , Rich...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Glee Clubbers Are Early Risers [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Glee Clubbers Are Early Risers When you are disturbed by _d attei ’ , clamor or clang in midst of slumber , do not be alarmed . Your building is not falling down but the Glee Club is getting up ; getting up to rehearse at six o ’ clock in the _morniang _, The purple grackle , jealo us of their reputations as early morning alai’ms ai’e coming back North . The Glee Club , the gackles , and the robins , singing at the same time In the dewy morning hours is a sure indication , in spite of snow that spring is here , When the idea of a six o ’ clock pre-breakfast rehearsal was proposed to stop the Glee Club ’ s repose , It was scorned as being ridiculous , It was predicted that the idea would fail , Nobody liked getting up in the darkness and cold of a wintei ’ morn to ti’udge through virgin snow . But there were so many other activities on the campus with which the Glee Club rehearsals conflicted . Now however , since men can divide their time between rehearsals and other activities , th...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Lincoln Invited To Swarthmore Conferen ce Discussion Groups Will At -temut to Study World Peace [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Lincoln Invited To Swarthmore Conferen ce Discussion Groups Will Attemut to Study World Peace With its main purpose to give the school and college students of the _Philadelphia area an opportunity to study and think on world peace , a Student Peace Conference will convene at _Swarthmore College today , Ma rch 19 . This conference is being planned by a representative group of students fi’om colleges in the Philadelphi a metropolitan section , The idea of ha ving such a _m eeting is the result of a suggestion offered by the United Student Peace Corninittee , a group of seventeen national organizations cooperating for student peace work . Hoping to be a focal point foi’ student peace thought and action during the winter and spring , the student will attempt to discover some effective ways to continue to express their concern about the major peace issues , James Wilson , Swarthmore College ‘ 38 , the chairman of the Planning Committee , stated in his invitation , The committee planning ...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Questionn aire Conducted At Lincol n University [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Questionn aire Conducted At Lincol n University Drive to Rais e Fund for Institutio ns by Board of Christian Education The Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterian Church U . S . A ., is planning a drive to raise $10 , 000 , 000 for the benefit of their several schools and _colleges . ~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ _conducted in order to determine _the present _effectiveness _~ _uid the _futui’e needs of Lincoln University , Every detail of university life is to be covered ; equipment , faculty , and student body . This research is being carried on in more than fif-ty-three denominational institutions throughout the country . Th ursday , March 10 , a student questionnaire was conducted in Mary Dod Brown Chapel . Three questions were asked : ( 1 ) Are you more or less religious or the same since you entered Lincoln ? ( 2 ) Give your foul’ main reasons for coming to Lincoln University , ( 3 ) What does Lincoln University need ? Mr . R . W . Monn is the representative of the Presbyterian ...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SCHOLARSHIP STANDING [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

SCHOLARSHIP STANDING The first semester honor list has been posted with seventy students claiming group honoi’s , The junior class has four students in the first group and fifteen in the second group ; sophomore class has two in the first group and eight in the second ; freshman class , one in the first group and twenty -three in the second ; senior class , fourteen in the second group . Honor men in the freshman class incnlude : first group , Paul Jackson ; second group : Fred Aytes , James Baker , L . W . Barnett , T . E . Bolden , F . H . Bryant , St . J . De Costa , J . ~~~ . Gloster , L . Harris , H . _1-iayt _s , _1 _,. _~ . ~ i 1 _lnsun , 0 . _w . ~~~~~~~ C . H . F nappnr , K . Lee , F . Undo , A T Peters , L , R . Purnell , H . S . Randolph , J . L . Sample , J . M . Sims , C W . Smith , P . J . Smith , F , H . Williams , and J . Woods , Th ose in the unclassified group Included : first group : H . A . B . _Joxies-Quartei’y ; second group : Thoma s Dickens , and B . V . Wilt...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
SBERWOOD EDDY GIVES STIRRING CHAPEL TALK ; CHAMPIONS SOCIA _IA SM [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

SBERWOOD EDDY GIVES STIRRING CHAPEL TALK ; CHAMPIONS SOCIA _IA SM Dr . Sher wood Eddy , founder and moving spirit of the ’ Del ta Farm cooperative in Mississippi , was the chapel speake r on Sunday morning , March 6 . As an observer of recent developments in Soviet Russia , Spai n , and Central Europe , Dr . Eddy felt that war within five years is inevitable , and that fascism in Germany and Italy has shattered all hope for peace in Europe in the near future , Comparing the Russian experiment with communism to American attempts in democracy , Dr . Eddy found that the Soviets had achieved more justice but less liberty than Ainei’ica , which has very little justi ce but a great amount of liberty ,

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
LION TO APP EAR EARLY IN MAY [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

LION TO APP EAR EARLY IN MAY According to an announcement made last week by the staff , The Lion will be published May _7 . This will give the student body ample time for sales , The Lion staff includes editor—-in-chief , E . Lewis _Ferm’ell ; associate editors , Donald Davis and William Hai’per ; ai’t editor , Frederic Aden ; business manager , Talmadge Pinkney ; pictures , E . N . Jackson ; group pictures , Rutherford West ; advertising agent , Robei’t Henry . M . E , A , Wright , of Philadelphia , who foi’ twenty-two years , has worked with Lincoln University , will publish the book , The advertisements for the book will eliminate class dues and will _lowem’ expenses .

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
PORTRAIT S ON VIE W [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

PORTRAIT S ON VIE W Now on view in the _Alt Gallery of the Vail Memorial Library is an exhibition of paintings by Laura Wheeler Wearing . The exhibition , consisting largely of portrait studies , will be on view until March 26 .

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
DR . FA GIN LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

DR . FA GIN LECTURES Dr . N . Bryllion Fagin , professor of English in Johns Hopkins Univei’sity , lectured Thursday evening at the University Forum on social interpretations of the modern drama .

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
THE COLLEGE On Intensity of I nte _Pe ctu al Activi t y [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

THE COLLEGE On Intensity of I nte _Pe ctu al Activi t y by Professor John A . Davis An intensity of Intellectual activity is essential to the soul of a college . After examinations and the close of the first semester It is especially fi tting to be concerned with the quality of academic work at Lincoln . The recent grades make it clear that here is much to be desired as far as the general level of schola rship is concerned , and there is a strong suspicion that the academic achievement of the present student body is fai’ below that of former classes at Lincoln . It is the purpose of this article to point out certain of the fallacies in the app _m’oach of the student body toward scholarthip , and to clarify the _pi’imnary aims of college life , It is apparent at the outset that there is a general lack of zeal , of esprit in attacking the business of a college education , Study is appi’oached f rom a high school point of view as a task to be done only under the sevei’est compulsion , ...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
NEGRO _ ifISTOR Y AFRICA EXPLORED by FRANCIS N . NKR UM 4 [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

NEGRO _ ifISTOR Y AFRICA EXPLORED by FRANCIS N . NKR UM 4 Circumstances alter cases . _It was my desire to continue the histo rical survey of Negro activities In the early civilizations . I Intended to demonstrate that long before Egypt was Egyp t , long before the foundations of the Sphinx and the Pyramids were laid , the Sahara Desert was fertile and ~ _blossomeci with 4 harvest . It was then that the Badarian civilization was born , a civilization that might have done more to crystalize the civilization of Egypt . The creators of this early civilization were the Ham ites and Semites . The latter came down from Arabia , mingled their blood with the Ham ites In the then fertile regions of the Sahara Desert , and the Badarian civilizat ion crysta _lIzed . If biblical assertions and deductions are true , that the children of Ham ( Hamites ) were the progenitors of the Negro race , then one might conclude that the Badarian _~ _iiviLlzat ion was characte _iristical ly Negroid , The dis...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Marking Time [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Marking Time Protest ! Protest ! The voice of protest is raised contirnially at Lincoln . Men Voice their opinions . They vent their dislikes . That is a healthy sign , one to be encouraged on any campus , in any college , This privilege , however , should be used with judgement and delièacy . When men allow minor conisderations and petty incidents to commandeer this powerful instrument and squander its potentialities , they prove one of two things : either they have _d’tot the ability to discern the valuable and the invaluable , _or- ~ hey _d o not observe the benfit s of freedom of spee ~ h _. ~ The Lin coln man concerns himself too much with petty details and as a cçnsequence allows the larger issues to be neglected . Students prattle about the food , ra tt les in windows , an d mu d on the foo tball field , but are but little concerned with such things as campus cleanliness , laundry rooms _~ all dormitories , and the _di sposition of stud ent _funda ; nor are they interested in...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Impro ving Community Life [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Impro ving Community Life The ideal of a liberal education is to enrich the life of the individual and to prepare him through intellectual discipline for able and effective group living . The incomplete fas hi on in which the f u ndamen tal idea back of a libe ral education has been realized has , for quite some time , been the subject of severe criticism . Harvar d , Yale , and many smaller institutions are now attempting to correct this obvious fa ult by developing a more coherent relationship between the academic and the non-academic . With this in mind , the residents of _Lincoln-Ashmun Hall have reorganized their dor mitory . The reorganized house plan is an important move in the history of Lincoln University for three main reasons . First , this movement signifies that the students of Lincoln have at last realized that living goes on while they are in college and does not merely start after graduation ; second , the students are genuinely interested in this project which is sh...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
BOOK REVIEWS by Kenneth Dodson [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

BOOK REVIEWS by Kenneth Dodson Edna St . Vincent Miilay ’ s Conversation at Midnight , is a demiplay in poetry , Interspersed with descriptive narrative , sonnets and sections of dialogue ; _It is a provocative and intelligent symposium on the most discussed topics of the day . In her previous works , Miss Millay has been content to write clever jingles and love sonnets which , although structurally perfect , suffered from the coldness which often accompanies periection , The present volume reveals the poet who has branched out _1 _n ~~ to more significant subject matter ; an artist who has become didactic in order to reflect the spirit of her times . The setting for Conversat _) . on at Midnight is the richly appointed drawing _room of Ricardo , a wealthy bachelor , liberal and agnostic , who has gathered together at his home , a group of his friends whose intellectual views range from the most reactionary to the more enlightened . During the course of the evening love , war , comm...

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
Daily Readin d [Newspaper Article] — Lincolnian — 23 March 1938

Daily Readin d The library at most universities is the center of ‘ jntellectual activity ; at Lincoln it is the reading-room for ~ . the daily and weekly cartoons and comic strips . No one will deny that newspapers have a vital place in the college library , but when their less significant features satisfy too many of the students ’ intellectual curiosity , their importance relegates the more solid materials into a minor position . This preference of Lincoln students for externals _ratl _! er than fundamentals is reflected in most phases of _I our ~ dpilegiat ~ e life . Intellectual curiosity is dead here ; there is _, _little ~ urge or appreciation for creative work or mental ! _stimujl a- ~ tion and growth . If there is some way to increase reading _fox’ ~ s _‘ o ~ vn sake , we haven ’t learned the secret ; we have not _1 _e _~ ’ _~ . edj ~ to appreciate the possibilities of our library . _,

Publication Title: Lincolnian
Source: Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections (UIUC)
Country/State of Publication: Illinois, United States
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