The Southern California Trojan, Vol. 5, No. 5, July 13, 1926
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rfc South<^^-Cci 1 ifornia <JAN Dr. Coleman To Speak Next Thursday VOLUME V. Los Angeles, California, Tuesday, July 13, 1926 NUMBER 5 MOUNTAIN TRIP SCHEDULED FOR NEXT SATURDAY Annual Mt. Lowe Trip Invites Students To Lay Care Aside For Day BEAUTIFUL AFTER RAINS Three Stages of Train Travel To Bring Excursionists Up To Tavern Summer session students who are up in the air over examinations and papers at the present time will be up in the air literally next Saturday when they go on the annual Mt. Lowe picnic and excursion. Tickets are on sale at the Associated Students' Store at reduced rates for the day, round trip tickets being available at $1.90. If one hundred or more students make the trip, which is expected, the rate will be reduced to $1.60 and the difference refunded. Mount Ixme is said to be particularly beautiful this summer owing to tbe heavy rains of the spring season, which have brought the scenery to a high point of attractiveness. At all times the trip is known as one of the finest in the Southland, the view from the mile-high mountain affording a wonderful sight of the cities and towns at the base of the Sierra Madre mountains. Many will hike from the tavern to Inspiration Point in order to see the panorama. THREE DIFFERENT TRAINS Three stages of train-travel char WOMAN’S DORM IS BUSY IN SUMMER WITH 100 PRESENT Short Monday Night Drawing-Room Programs Begin This Week at Hall Canadian Universities Have C.A.ELLW00DIS Individuality of Their Own SPEAKER TODAY AT TEN-THIRTY “ ‘Business as usual/ might be said of the Woman’s Residence Hall, in spite of the fact that this is between semesters,”0 indicated Miss Rosamund Bell, who is, as she characterizes herself, acting-hostess to the hundred women living at the Hall while attending the Summer Session at Southern California. “We have an unusually fine group of women, coming from almost every state in the Union. They are loud in their praise of the hall, and pleased at the privilege of using it,” said Mise Bell. “And as for rules, we have none.” SEE SOUTHLAND Trips and weekend excursions in an attempt to see Southern California take up much of the students’ time, according to Miss Marjorie Douglass, summer social chairman. She added that social activities thus far had been limited to a watermelon feed which took place the first week of summer school. Beginning this week, drawing-room programs will be held every Monday evening, immediately after dinner. The programs will be short ones, consisting of three or four numbers of music and speaking. Miss Douglass stated that tentative plans are under way for a trip through one of the large motion picture studios to be taken some time before Dr. Herbert T. J. Coleman Gives High Lights of System Which Has Contact With British and American Institutions of Higher Learning BY HERBERT T. J. COLEMAN Visiting Professor of Education and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver I have been asked by the editor of the Trojan to say a fewr words about the universities of Canada. It is not easy, even if one had a more liberal allowance of space, to convey an impression which would not be in many respects inadequate and also possibly misleading. 1 here are some twenty universities in Canada, six being Provincial institutions corresponding in a general way to the American state universities. Most of the others, if not under denominational control, have some church affiliations. Historically most, if not all, of these universities are closely related to the mother country. For example we have Queen’s, at Kingston, Ontario, patterned after the University of Glasgow, and 1 oronto, I believe, after Edinburgh. The newer universities rep- +resent a synthesis of ideas gathered from the old country universities and from the older Canadian institutions. Sometimes I fear that this synthesis is not complete, and we are all learning CALENDAR acterixe the trip, the regular Pacific the en<^ the six-weeks session. (Continued on Page Three) Patricipants will be limited to women of the Residence Hall. STUDENTS INVITED 10 SUPPER AT BOWL Tea Room in Open Air To Be Scene of Informal Party Friday “Uni i LIFE OF CHRIST PLAY HAS RATES THURSDAY NIGHT TODAY 10:30 a. m.—Student assembly in Bovard Auditorium. Musical numbers and address by Dr. Charles A. Ellwood of the University of Missouri on “Social Education in a Democracy.” 8:00 p. m.—Hollywood Bowl concert. WEDNESDAY 3:00 p. m.—Latest time for purchasing tickets to the College of Music and general University supper at the Hollywood Bowl, preceding the concert of Friday night, July 16. Only 60 tickets available, at 75 cents each. THURSDAY “An Hour With a Pessimist" is next Thursday’s lecture title. Dr. Herbert J. T. Coleman of the University of British Columbia will be the speaker. Room H-206 at 4:30 p. m. 8:00 p. m.—Pilgrimage Play student night. Tickets now on sale at Students’ Store at reduced prices. Play is given in Pilgrimage Play Theater in the Hollywood Hills. Noted Missouri Sociologist Will Address Students in Auditorium AUTHOR OF MANY BOOKS ‘Social Education in Democracy" is Theme Chosen For Assembly Talk Discussing “Social Education in a Democracy,” Charles A. Ellwood, Ph. D., LL. D., professor and head of the department of Sociology at the University of Missouri, will be today’s assembly speaker. Nationally and internationally known as an authority in his field, Dr. Ellwood is known to the University of Southern California both as visiting professor during the present session and as a summer faculty Next Friday evening will versity of Southern California Night’’ at the Hollywood Bowl, and College of Music students are now buying tickets to the supper that will be served t*. summer session students in the Hollywood Bowl Tea Room at C:30, preceding the concert. These tickets, which are limited to 60. are one sale at the Associated Students’ Store at 75 cents each. Admissions to the concert may b 25 cents. All students of the session who j wish to be present at the supper are j cordially invited to secure tickets, re-1 gardless of affiliation with the department of music. The supper is an an- I nua; affair, the past functions having , been highly successful as affording J a delightful Southern California eve- ! ning in the open air. The tickets must be purchased by tomorrow afternoon at three o’clock in order to give the Tea Room time to make its plans. GIVES TALK ON APPRECIATION Hollywood Open-Air Theater To Be Scene of Bible Story Production University supper in Hollywood Bowl next Friday, preceding concert. Lender star-lit skies, sheltered within a natural amphitheater formed of the encircling hills, the Pilgrimage Play, Life of the Christ, will be enjoyed by several hundred summer session students next Thursday night. Those see-urchased for I ** ^or t^ie ^rst time will realize why the Pilgrimage Play has become an institution of which Los Angeles is proud, and why its fame has encircled the entire world, with audiences drawn from the people of all countries, all nationalities and all creeds and classes. There is nothing dogmatic about the play—or is it merely a religious drama. Its truths are such that it appeals to everyone, and while its spiritual message is carried away by many, yet it offers an entertaining drama to those who look no deeper. The play is presented in twelve epiosdes, including the Prologue of PERMANENT ENROLLMENT CARDS MUST BE TURNED IN Students and others who wish ad vance information as t"> the Holly wood Bowl programs for each week tails in the acting of certain scenes are invited to attend Tuesday ses- Tickets may be secured at the As-sions of Miss Bess Daniels’ class in sociated Students Store at a 50-cent Appreciation Methods in Elementary reduction on each ticket. Grades. Miss Daniels outlines briefly the musical program for the coming j week and gives points on what should | be particularly noted to increase appreciation of the concerts. As official ecturer for the Los Angeles Philhar-nonic Orchestra and possessed of long training in the field of music appreciation, as well as in piano teach-ng, Miss Daniels is able to give sketches of value to those wishing to ttend. The class meets in room 102 of the igh school building at 12 o’c’ock. BY ROCKWELL D. HUNT Dean of the Graduate School 1 he appearance of the new Bulletin of the Graduate School of I . S. C. and the meeting last Friday of the Council on Graduate Study and Research serve to illustrate the phenomenal development of the graduate work in the University. During the year 1925-2^ one hundred and twenty-four masters’ degrees were conferred, including Master of Arts, Master of Science. Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Laws. Summer registration in the Graduate School is very heavy. Never has there been such a demand for advanced degrees, particularly the master’s degree; while* Dnr \DniTC TQ the numbers of applications for LJtv. lo various grades of teaching ere- ENJOYING SUMMER dentials is likewise unprecedent- - ed. Among the graduates a very letters from Dr. Emory S. Bogard-large percentage are teachers or us- professor and head of the sociol-Prophecy and the Epilogue of Prom-! students planning to teach. department of the University, in- ise, and shows little? dop&rtur6 from , ^x^pcrintendents principals and I dicate that his summer t63.chins at the Bible stoi*y except for the addi~ j teachers arc rctri^tcrcd not onlv I Northwestern University this jpar is tion of a few new lines and minor de- from widely separated points in proving very enjoyable. He likes his California and the Southwest, but that a university is not a com- member in former years. A large posite, but an organism which j crowd is expected to be present for his lecture, as well as to hear the musical numbers and announcements of general interest. Assembly wrill be in Bovard Auditorium at 10:30, classes having been scheduled to provide for the extra hour. Professor Ellwood received his bachelor’s degree at Cornell in 1896, studied at Chicago University until 1897, and then went to the University of Berlin for another year’s work. Returning to Chicago as a fellow in sociology in the fall of 1898, he received his Ph.D. there the following June. For a year he served at Lincoln, Nebraska, in the double capacity of secretary of the Charity Organization Society and lecturer and instructor in sociology at the University of Nebraska. MANY ORGANIZATIONS In 1900 Dr. Ellwood went to the University of Missouri as professor of sociology and has ever since been on the staff there. In addition to being the author of many books in his field, he is a member of numerous professional bodies, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Economic Association, the American Sociological Society, the National Conference for Social Work, the London Sociological Society, and the International Institute of Sociology. Professor Ell wood's works include: Sociology and Modem Social Problems, Sociology in its Psychological Aspects, which has been translated into the French; The Social Problem. An Introduction to Social Psychology, both of which have been rendered into Japanese, and The Reconstruction of Religion, a sociological view of which there is now a German translation. Professor Ell wood’s latest book. “Christianity and Social Science,” was published in 1923. must grow and fix itself to the environment in wrhich it is placed. In two respects Canadian universities resemble the British, first in the short session, usually not more than seven months and generally less insofar as the actual teaching is concerned, and second, in the matters of honors students and the so-called pass students. The distinction is often an invidious one and is not always justified by the superior scholarship of the honors man. He is often merely the man who in his upper years has concentrated upon a few related subjects as against the man whose course has been more elective in character. SIMILAR TO UNITED STATES Canadian universities have borrowed extensively from the United States. The unit system of awarding credits is now pretty generally used. Then, too, the elective system is universally recognized, though there is a strong disposition to prevent any (Continued on Page Four) Dean Rockwell Hunt Tells of Graduate School Expansion Masters' Degrees For Past Year Number 124, and Many Hope To Complete Requirements This Summer; First Group Has Taken Preliminary Doctors Examinations Students in the Summer Session are reminded that their Permanent Enrollment Cards are due in the office of the Registrar not later than five days from the date of payment in the business office. Registration is incomplete until the card is on file. THERON CLARK, REGISTRAR. work and the university atmosphere at Evanston, he writes, and recent hot weather has not interfered with this enjoyment. Dr. Bogardus is conducting two classes there, one in Social Psychology and one in Race Relations MOVIES IN ACTION likewise from the Middle West and further East. Motoring from Iowa and Kansas to attend Summer Session in Southern California is gaining rapidly in popular-itv. FIRST PH.D. EXAMINATIONS The demand for work leading to the Ph.D. degree is levying a heavy tax - upon the resources and facilities of Fox studios were on the campus the University. Recently our first last week-end taking “shots” along group of students to take the prelim- the University Avenue car tracks, inary examinations were admitted to Margaret Livingston, Dot Farley and formal candidacy for the council and Johnnie Walker were among the bet-are now ready to enter upon their ter known actors on the campus. The final year of study and research. A scenes were retakes of an already (Continued on Page Four) completed picture. THESIS APPROVAL DUE BY JULY 19 All candidates for master’s degrees in August, 1926, must file in the office of the Graduate School, not later than July, 19. the certificate of general approval of their theses, duly signed by their thesis committee. Blanks for this preliminary report may be secured in the Graduate School office. If such certificate of general approval is not in the Graduate School office by July 19, the candidate is regarded as delinquent, and cannot be regularly recommended for the degree in August. The last date for submitting theses of August, 1926, candidates is July 31. On that date the thesis in final form, fully approved and ready for binding, must be in the office of the Graduate School.
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