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University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture / Winter courses in agriculture for farm boys--1929-30

Social activities,   pp. 14-17 PDF (712.3 KB)

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ings members of the society participate in parliamentary
drill, debating and public speaking. These meetings are fre-
quently addressed by prominent agriculturists and members
of the faculty. Social features are often included.
  A special feature in the nature of an oratorical contest,
plays or class debate is introduced each year. Contestants
from both classes enter this contest.
  The Winter Course Glee Club and Orchestra under faculty
direction, furnishes music for Farmers' Course meetings and
other meetings during the winter, as well as for the Liter-
ary Society. Be sure to bring your musical instrument if
you have had some experience.
  A Winter Course Athletic Association is maintained which
provides for team contests in basketball, indoor baseball,
wrestling, boxing, swimming and volley ball not only be-
tween classes but with outside or city teams. Each year a
track meet is held between classes which has proven of
great interest.
                  Short Course Glee Club
  Winter Course Y. M. C. A. The students have their own
organization and are assisted by the university Y. M. C. A.
A series of Sunday morning meetings and Bible study
groups for students are held during the winter. A series of
luncheons with discussions and social hour, with opportunity
to meet out-standing people of the city and University is one
of the activities of this organization. Students of this or-

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