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Alpha Omegas Sponsor Annual All-Greek Formal Tomorrow Night [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 November 1939
Alpha Omegas Sponsor Annual All-Greek Formal Tomorrow Night Greek will meet Greek and all past grievances will be forgotten at the All-Greek dance tomorrow night. Given annually by Alpha Omega, in honor of their pledges, the dance will be held at the Portage Country club in Akron from 9 'til 1 o'clock. Banners of all the sororities and fraternities will decorate the ball- room and at intermission each of the groups will sing one of their songs. Harry Gilcrest's orchestra will play for dancing. Dr. and Mrs. A. Sellew Roberts, Dr. and Mrs, Charles Sumner, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Novotny, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Handley, Mr. and Mrs. Merle Wagoner, Miss Wilma Reinhardt and guest, and Mrs. Florence Sheldon will chaperone the affair. Advisors of all the other fraternal groups and other faculty members have been invited to attend. Plans for the dance are under the direction of Charlotte Boedeker with Maxine Lenner, Bonita Dray, and Jeannette Malat assisting her.
Women's Sports Review [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 November 1939
Women's Sports Review The women's athletic association will soon come to the end of a very successful Fall spoits program. The women, as you know, have seasonal sports just as the men playing football in the fall and basketball in winter. The WAA program this season consisted of swimming, soccer, horseback riding, bowling, horseshoes, and archery. Tournaments will soon be played in most of those sports and then the winter season will be under way. Winter sports include, badminton (a very popular sport here at Kent), basketball, volleyball, and then of course, skiing, coasting and skating. Skating, incidently, brings to mind a rather interesting question. Why can't Kent have a place on the campus to ice skate. Heavens, there are plenty of places to use for such a purpose. All we need is a little water and a few prayers for freezing weather. How about flooding the tennis courts in back of the gym—or even digging a hole someplace? Members of WAA get points for ice skating you know, and...
Muskies Capture League Grid Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 November 1939
Muskies Capture League Grid Title Golden Flashes Are 14th In Race The fighting Muskies of little I Muskingum college, New Concord, have won the Ohio conference championship by virtue of their seven consecutive wins in league play. The Golden Flashes are now holding down the 14th slot in the 20-team loop with tomorrow's game at Baldwin-Wallace still to be added to the final standings. Kent began this campaign in fine style as they knocked over Heidelberg 19-0 in its first conference tilt. However since then the Flashes have been tied by Mount Union, beaten by Findlay, and thoroughly trounced by Bowling Green. The final score of the BeeGee game still brings a flush to undergraduates and grads who witnessed the affair. This makes | their record one win, a tie, and two losses in four loop contests.
Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 17 November 1939
There's N? Cjr about Cigarette Tobaccos THERE ARE FOUR TYPES of tobaccos found in the more popular cigarettes, namely.. .Bright, Maryland, Burley and Turkish. ALL THESE TOBACCOS except Turkish (which is bought direct from the planters in Turkey and Greece) and Maryland (which is bought through sealed bids under government supervision) are bought at public auction, just like any other auction where you might have bought in a table or a chair. AT THE AUCTION SALE the tobacco is piled in baskets weighing from about 100 to 500 pounds and each purchaser buys all of his tobaccos by competitive bidding for the particular piles he wants. THE CHESTERFIELD BUYERS buy the best of these mild ripe tobaccos for the Chesterfield blend. And it is Chesterfield's Combination ... the right amounts of Burley and Bright... just enough Maryland... and just enough Turkish—that makes the big difference between Chesterfield and other cigarettes. IT IS BECAUSE of this combination that Chesterfields are COOLE...
Masthead [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
The Kent Stater ONE MERCHANT SAYS: "Do your Christmas shopping early, for who knows, tomorrow may be Christmas." . . . Weather. . . Cloudy today; fair and warmer, tomorrow. Complete News Coverage of America's Fastest Growing University Volume XV, Number 26 z 568 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Monday, November 20, 1939. 2. Whole Number, 600 THE KENT STATER Kent State University, Kent, Ohio The KENT STATER is published three times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the regular university year and weekly during the summer term. Publication suspended during vacations. Entered as second class matter, October 11, 1927, at the Post Office at Kent, Ohio, under the act of 1979. Printed by the P. B. Bonsall Printing Co., 138 E. Main St., Kent, Ohio. The Kent Stater is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and Collegiate Digest. Represented by National Advertising Service, Inc., 420 Madison ave., New York. Subscription Price $2.75 Per Year Jack Watts (Phone 4325) Editor-in-C...
Frosh-Sophs Roll out the Barrel [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Frosh-Sophs Roll out the Barrel Expectantly eyeing the Tradition-making O-Kent Keg, above left to right, are Freshmen Bob Williams and Bob Abbott, and Sophomores Dude Kilbourne and Walter Porowski. * * The sophomore-freshman grid contest will become a tradition Tuesday—and so will the trophy. Freshman and sophomore presidents, Mickey Dover and Bob Seese got together yesterday and decided that a trophy, representing the spirit of the struggle, * * * should be awarded by the two classes to the victors of the game Tuesday. The outcome was a rotating trophy, the O-Kent Keg, which will be given to the captain of the winning team at the Pigskin Prom. An engraved copper plate will be riveted to the trophy. Photo hy Beck.
Eminent Talkers in Two Assemblies This Week [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Eminent Talkers in Two Assemblies This Week S. Edwin Leonard, of Cleveland, chief engineer of the National Broadcasting company, will speak at 11 o'clock this morning in the auditorium on the topic, "Interesting Events and Recent Innovations In Radio." It also has been announced that Dr. Kenneth I. Brown, president of Hiram college, will be Kent's Thanksgiving-Day assembly speaker in the university auditorium at 9 a. m. Wednesday. Today's assembly speaker comes as the guest of the university radio workshop. Mr. Leonard is considered one of the outstanding radio production men in the country, and has been in charge of numerous coast-to-coast productions for many years. He will de- * * « vote half of his hour to answering any questions by the audience. Dr. Brown leaves the Hiram college presidency to take up a similar post at Denison university next year. In the nine years as the president of Hiram, Dr. Brown has brought increasing recognition to the college. This is due largely to th...
Campusites [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Campusites The biggest campusite of the week is the annual meeting of the Thanksgiving club in homes over the country Thursday, Nov. 23. This meeting which is a symbol of rejoicing to college students everywhere is open to any KSU student. There is no admission charge to the fraternity and sorority which become one on this day. All that is needed is transportation to the old home. Refreshments will be served and entertainment for four days is planned. # * * A special rehearsal of the university choir will be held tonight at 6:30 o'clock in 312 M it was announced by Director Bruce C. Handley. It is important that all members be present. * # * Music seems to be the order of the day as the university concert band will hold its first meeting tonight at 4 o'clock in 307 M. All students interested in becoming a member of the band are invited to attend. The royal art of self-defense will be displayed at the meeting of the boxing class in the little gym, 115K, at 8 o'clock tonight.
B-W Trims Flashes [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
B-W Trims Flashes Yellow Jackets Register 19 First Downs to Win 40-6 By Mickey Dover Dropping the curtain on this year's pigskin pa/rade, the Golden Flashes, outclassed but not outfought, bowed to Bald-win-Wallace Saturday at Berea by a 40 to 6 score. Kent completely stopped the highly touted aerial attack with a 5-3-2-1 defense, but George Morris, the Yellow Jacket left-halfback, ran wild, personally accounting for 2 7 of B-W's &gt;4O points. The new defense held the Yellow jackets to two completed passes, but Morris and his running mate, Irvin Maxwell, gave adequate proof that B-W also had a strong running attack. The Jackets scored in every quarter, gaining nine-tenths of their yardage on end-sweeps. Four Kent seniors, Louis Cardinal, Les Netzen, Don Miller, and George Mollica all played good games for their last appearance in Blue and Gold uniforms. The boy who stole the show, however, was James Alogdelis. Abi-Jab recovered two fumbles and stole the ball from a juggling ...
Kent Debaters to Contest Kenyon Team Here Today [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Kent Debaters to Contest Kenyon Team Here Today Kenyon college's debate team, meets Kent State university's debate squad here this afternoon at 4 p. m. with the affirmative speakers meeting in 213 M and the negative in 210 M. A topic of current interest will be discussed. It is, resolved: "That the United States Should Follow a Policy of Strict Economic and Military Isolation Toward All Nations Ehgaged in Civil or International Armed Conflict Outside the Western Hemisphere." The debate will be non-decisional. Ivan Immel and Richard Mc- Ginnis are the affirmative speakers for Kent and the negative speakers are Marjorie Jacot and Ernestine Baumgardner. Prof. John Black, widely known in Ohio debate circles and the head of the speech department at Kenyon, will probably accompany the Kenyon team here, according to James N. Holm, university debate adviser. The University theatre announces that "Beggar on Horseback" next production, will be cast after nine weeks grades are released.
Kent State Students in Immense Quandary Over Recent Changes of Thanksgiving Vacation [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Kent State Students in Immense Quandary Over Recent Changes of Thanksgiving Vacation By Virginia Frederick It's the twenty third ... it is not, it's the thirtieth . . . well, it's a fine thing . . . you just can't tell about these holidays anymore. Kent State students are celebrat ing Thanksgiving, November 23, by proclamation of President Franklin Roosevelt and the Governor of the fair Buckeye state. That is, they are going home for Thanksgiving vacation next Wednesday. But there have been rumors that some puzzled students don't know just what to do. They have been raised * * * on the old school of thought that Thanksgiving comes the last Thursday of November and president, governor, school vacation, or the old adage about high water, won't drive this thought from their minds. Then too they have heard disturbing rumors that all the people are not celebrating Turkey day at the same time. The governor of Kentucky was not to be outdone by the president so he declared Thursday, Nov. 16...
Why Come? [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Why Come? The numerous stags that attend the Wednesday night HPE dances are an indication that they are interested in dancing. Or, at least, it looks like they are interested in something about the dance. But, it would certainly make an interesting story if we could question them, and find out exactly why they come. They stay until just before the end of the dance, but they do not dance. Why come, time after time just to watch ? —CP —K—
It May Suffer [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
It May Suffer Several times in the past, musical programs or fine speakers have been scheduled on the'same night as social dancing or some other lighter entertainment. Perhaps this is unavoidable in some instances, but there should be an attempt to encourage students to take advantage of different types of relaxation. Therefore, insofar as is possible, such cultural programs should be arranged on another night. In questioning several students, it was discovered that they wished to attend the musical program last Wednesday and the dance too. Students do appreciate the place of cultural entertainment, but it may suffer a little when it comes on the same night with other social programs.—CP —K—
Oh, Sad Final Reckoning [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Oh, Sad Final Reckoning Under the present grade set-up, only those who are flunking or near the danger mark know how they are doing at the nine weeks period. It is true, the student can find out what grade he is making in his subjects if he wishes to ask the professor, but how many students do this? Most of them figure if they are not flunking, they are doing satisfactory work. Or, they just neglect to check on the grade they made. In the first place, the student in the ABC division, kids himself into thinking he is getting the upper mark he expects. Then, at the end of the semester he discovers he did not make such a mark. In the second place, the student gets negligent and becomes lax in his work since he didn't get a deficiency mark. Oh, sad final reckoning!
Kent Kampustry [Newspaper Article] — The Kent Stater — 20 November 1939
Kent Kampustry By Earl Yacariu PEOPLE Horace Heidt dedicated "My Prayer" to the KMK's at the Palace last week. I was scared of the mid-term tests, too. Prof. E. Turner Stump's pulse-quickening talk on "school spirit" . . . Sweet number - - - Blonde Donie Payden will warble with one of her home-town bands during Xmas vacash . . . Professor Spacht - - "Define atoms." Frosh Rastetter - - - "He was the second president of the U. S." . . . Hal Eifort hitting the road for points south . . . Boots Parsons' new nickname is Little Audrey cause she just laffs, and laffs, and laffs . . . Ted Charles at the Brady with that "Here I am girls" glance. * * * THINGS Roman Wojno and Bob Eriser looking like a couple of barber poles in ,their new trou . . . dat de do, dat de do . . . Ruth Kepler lost a bottle of Haig and Haig - - - from her bracelet . . . the wise guy at the Brady that asked pretty waitress Janie Schofield if he couldn't have her on toast. She promptly shut him up with, "You don't expe...