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VOL. XII. CONCOHDIA COLLEGE, MOORHEAD, MINBESOTA, MAY 27, 1921. NO- 13. Change In Faculty And Curriculum For Coming Year 'Several New Touchers haw been Procured for N<*xt Fall. Miss Clarissa Nelson will have charge of the English work in the Academy. She has spent the past three years at Washington, D. C, leaching, studying, an<l working *.i one of the government departments. It will indeed be a pleasure to have Miss Nelson with us again. Miss Nellie V. Pelton will be in charge ot Fre.shmen English and Public Speaking in place of Mr. Memhhofer who goes to St. Olaf Col-lege to take charge of Public Speak-ing at that institution. Miss Pel-ton is a graduate of Oberlin College and has her master's degree in Eng-lish from John Hopkins. She Is a successful teacher of several years* experience and is at present Dean of Women at the Ellendale State | Normal School, Ellendale, North Da-ikota. Miss Pelton intends to make her home with her mother in Fargo. As yet no appointment has been | made in place of Mr. Utne who has resigned to go into business at Dal-ton, Minn. There are several ap-plications for this department under consideration, and announcement will be made later as to the choke for the head of the ChemUtry de-partment. Mr. C\ E. Bale winl have complet-ed the work for his doctor's degree in English at the University of Chica-go and is expected back in the fall as head of the English Department. Miss Chiles expects to spend some time in rest and recuperation and will probably teach in some school OTI the West Coast. Mr. Ensrud will devote a year or two to the etudy of music, in Europe, and arrangements will be made to secure some one to take charge of Chorus and Band work next year. Mr. Wickey, who has been given permanent appointment in the de-partment of Psychology and Philo-sophy, left last Friday to take this final examinations for the doctor's degree in Philosophy. His thesis has been accepted by Harvard Uni-versity. He expects to return by June 15 and will have charge of Psychology and Education at the Valley City Normal School during the summer term. Mr. Dorrum will have charge of Education this summer at the Agri-cultural College, Fargo. In the Academy there will be some changes in the arrangement of teachers. Miss Brennun will have charge of Norse in the Academy. Mr. Aardal will take over the Mathe-matics and one course of Freshmen Mathematics in addition to the col-lege classes in Physics. This year Physics will not be offered in the Academy, but ChemUtry and Biol-ogy will he the two sciences open to Academy students. The number of hours required in Religion in the Academy will be cut down from three to two hours per week. In the college department the total number of credits required in Reli-gion for graduation will be 14. The Freshmen-Sophomore courses will be given next year twice a week while the Senior-Junior couraes will given three times a week with : possibility of electives in Ethics. [Apologetics, Greek Testament, and fHebrew. in the Sophomore year the first semester will be a course in Social Teachings of the Bible, given twice a week and the second se-mester will he devoted to an out- Iline course in Church History. BATTLE IS OVER COIXEtiE MUS1CANS GIVE OON-CKWT ON NORWEGIAN IN-DEPENDENT DAY. PR. AA8GAARD GIVKS SHORT ADDRESS —oo— The college concert band and col-lege choir gave a joint concert in the First Lutheran Church of Fargo, May 17 in honor of Norway's In-dependence Day. The program opened with "El Captain," one of Sou&a's rousing marches. Besides several other band selections there were solos by two of the band members, "I>a Tourterelle," a piccolo solo by Len-vick, Yulveaakor displayed the genu-ine ability of the player and the charm of the Instrument. A cornet solo by J. Oliver Martinson was al-so well received. A special selec- Cause of War" followed. Both these numbers showed careful preparation and were highly enteresting. The "Wednesday Howler" written by Mr. Martin Steen was a piece of wit and humor characteristic of its author. The Society Band is to be compli-mented on its fine interpretation. The program closed with the Society Song, sung with band accompani-ment. Concordia Catalog To Appear Soon Miss Esther Wisnaes of the Acad-emy class of 1920 visited at the col-lege this week. "Modern Democracies," a very time-ly and Jmportant work by Vts-couut Bryfce *as f^nMy r'nn/itcd to -the library by Mrs. Wayr.e Van-onurt. PROGRAM OF THE WEEK. Saturday May Twenty-Eighth at 8 P. M. Band Concert. Sunday May Twenty-Ninth at 10:30 A. M. Baccalaureate Sermon Wednesday June First at 8 P. M. Academy Class Day Exercises Thursday June Second Alumni Reunion and Association Meeting Thursday June Second at 8:30 P. M. President's Reception Friday June Third at 10 A. M. Commencement Exercises Friday June Third at 4 P. M. Ex-Students Reunion and Concordia Association Meeting Friday June Third at 7 P. M. College Lawn Social tion of the occasion waa "Peer Gynt Suite" by Grieg. The choir also sang a number of selections, rendering them with per-fect interpretation, even under the control of the conductor's baton. Grieg's "Behold a Host." a baritone solo by J. B. Larson, accompanied by the blending voices of the Choir was a feature of the program. During a short intermission Dr. J. A. Aasgaard gave a short address on the significance of Norways Inde-pendence Day to Americans of Norse extraction. Dr. Aasgaard especially honored the early pioneers who made possible the prosperity of this country to-day. JUNIOK—SENIOR BANQUET AU'HA HPSUJON SIGMA. A. E. S. Public Program a Success. The members of the Alpha Epsi-lon Sigma appeared in their annual public program Wednesday evening. May 11. The opening -number was a well-constructed speeoh on the subject "Why a Liberal Education"? delivered by Mr. Urnese. Thereupon a cornet solo, entitled "From the Shores of the mighty Pacific was rendered by Mr. Martinson in his usual pleasing manner. A paper on "The Life and Character of Dav-id Livings-tone" by Mr. Bale, and a speech by Mr. Berg on "Th« Steal On May 19th the Senior olass royally entertained by the Juniors to a banquet dinner served in th« for-mer Domestic Science Hall. The dinner consisted of five courses. The banquet hall was artestically decor-ated by the Senior claee, color* of purple and gold. No amount of effort was spared by the Junior class in making the occasion a mem-orable one. . At 7:00 o'clock, Preeident and Mrs, Aa&gaard, the senior class and their honorary members, Prof, and Mrs. Sattre entered the Hall where they were received by tftie Juniors and their honorary members Prof, an dMrs. Utne. Julius Rafsthal, president of the Junior class acted as toast-master. Short talks were given by preeident Aasgaard, the honorary members and several members of the two classes. The keynote of all the talks waa loyalty and devotion to their college, and the great value of the friendships formed at school The festivities were appropriately brought to a close by the singing of the college eong. —oo— We should make the same use of books that the bee does of a flower he gathers sweets from H, but does not injure it. The Corcordia Catalog for the year will be off the press the coming week and among changes to be noted are, the arrangement of four years of foreign language taken together either in college or high school. The required courses for the Ju-nior College (Freshmen and Sopho-mores) are 12 credits in English; eight credits in Religion; 12 credits in foreign languages; 6 credits in a scieijf.tj; and '.TViugh t-*i.otlve« 'o make up60 credits, in addition to Physical Education. In the Senior college no particular changes have been made except the stating of the departments in which the larger se-quences are offered. Work at sum-mer schools of a grade that is ac-cepted by standard colleges is placed at two credits for every five hours taken during a six weeks' course. The total enrollment for the year is 400 of which 136 are in the col-lege; 201 in the academy; 63 in the commercial departments. In the college department this year there were 18 seniors, 28 Juniors, 65 sophomores, and 46 freshmen. The seniors in the academy number 43. Luther League Elects Officers For Next Year At Final Meeting On Sunday evening, May 22, one of the most splendid Luther League meetings of this year was held in the college chapel. A good program WHS rendered. The meeting was opened by scripture reading and prayer by Miss Geneva Thompson. Mr. Bennie Steen and Mr. J. Oliver Martinson favored the audience with a cornet duet. The speaker of the occasion was Miss Marie Malmiu who spoke on the "Hym-nary of Our Church." Mr. Gabrleltton, the president for the past year, gave a few farerweJl remarks as a conclusion to the pro-gram. After the program an election of officers for next year was hold. Mr. Edgar Urness was elected president. The vice presidency was awarded to Mr. Marcus Langemoe. Miss Dena Elkeness was elected treasurer. Concordia College To Have New Library Building Last week the Board of Trustees held a meeting at the college and discussed plans for securing more room for the library. The presi-dent was authorized to secure plans for adding a large wing to the east and of the Main Sliding where there would be ample reading room space, stack rooms, and perhaps a couple of class rooms, as well as basement accommodations. The Board will have another meeting in the near future to de-cide definitely as to the securing of bids and location of the additional building. The Board hopes to be able to get the work under way this summer so there will be additional accommodations for the Library work next winter. It is also the intention of the authorities to add a great deal to the Library collections in the different departments during the summer. A number of other improvements are contemplated and •will be begun as soon as school is out. Ikey—"Look at that fat man; How can he afford to lire?" Cap And Gown Day Initiated To Itccome a INsrmaaent Feature . Tuesday, May 10, the Seniors made their appearance with their caps and gowns for the (first time. The class had arranged an appropri-chapel at eleven o'clock, all being dismissed at that time. The procession formed at the Ladies Hall and entered the chapel while- the Band plaed. Miss Dora Bjorklie, president of the class had charge of the exer-cises. After several selections by the Band, the class preeident in well chosen words presented the class gift to the College. The Class of 1921 pledged $2,500 payable in ten installments to the Library. President Aasgaard ac-cepted the gift on behalf of the Col-lege and expressed a hearty appreci-ation of the thoughtfulness of the class in making this splendid pledge. Harvey Wambheim then present-ed Professor and Mrs. Sattre with the Class Banner. The speaker emphasized the gratitude of the class to Mr. and Mrs. Satire for their many kindnesses to the class as honorary members. Mr. Sattre accepted the gift and assured the class that it would always have a prominent place in their home. Miss Josie Olstad bequethed to the Juniors the Golden Key of Knowledge. It would now 'bo possible for the Juniors to enter into that great realm which the Se-niors had explored. Julius Rafts-hol president of the Junior class, assured the Seniors that they would try to be worthy guardians of the magic key until such time when they should relinquish this great respon-sibility. Musical numbers were furnished by Miss Glimme, Skartwedt, and the college chorus. The chapel was filled with students, teachers and friends who greatly enjoyed the novel exercises. The class of 1921 has established the Cap and Oown Day custom which will go down In college tradi-tion as an annual event to be looked forward to by the members of fhp graduating class as well as their friends. . . ' ; . . ? - • • Band Pres.—"Would it be ap-propriate to use b«rod stationery In writing to a girl?
|Description||The Concordian Student Newspaper began publication in 1920. This collection includes all issues of the paper from 1920-present and serves as an excellent resource to understand the history and life of Concordia College.|
|Date of Original||1921-05-27|
|Organization Name||Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.)|
|Publisher||Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.)|
|Repository Institution||Concordia College Archives|
|Repository Collection||Concordian Student Newspaper|
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|Credit Line||Concordian Student Newspaper Collection, Concordia College Archives.|
|Date of Original||1921-05-27|
VOL. XII. CONCOHDIA COLLEGE, MOORHEAD, MINBESOTA, MAY 27, 1921. NO- 13.
'Several New Touchers haw been
Procured for N<*xt Fall.
Miss Clarissa Nelson will have
charge of the English work in the
Academy. She has spent the past
three years at Washington, D. C,
leaching, studying, an