Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, November 20, 1943, Page 4, Image 4

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    Student Union iAction9
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for a long- time have been assured would
be turned in some beautiful future. Spe
cifically, at that meeting the state board
could decide these questions: First, will
the Co-op rental fees totaling $2,400 per
year be channeled, from now on, into Stu
dent Union funds? Second, now that the
ASUO debt is paid off, can the same per
centage of these funds paid by students be
used to build up Union reserve? Third,
can there he definite assurance that a part
of the revenue from athletic events spon
sored by the ASUO will become a Stu
dent Union income, as was authorized by
the state legislature?
These questions ought to be answered
NOW. And the .students cannot legally
answer them, thy state board must do that.
Oregon students cannot delegate the use
bf funds, wluit'they can do is present logi
cal, sound proposals to the legal both-,
which in this case is the State Board of
Higher Education.
This issue of the Emerald contains, for
the first time, an understandable budget
of actual Student Union funds at this time,
and suggestions for future financing. The
latter will finally resolve into the collec
tion of unpaid pledges, state appropria
tion', and the bond issue—but for now all
the tag-end financial probabilities have to
be tahen c ue of.
'I here is every reason for confidence
in the future of our Student Union, it may
even be that freshmen now on the campus
will see the building so many thousands of
students before them wanted to see. If
the finances are cleared, as they can be,
the real Golden Era, not of planning, but
of enjoying the Student Union will be.very
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hydraulic lift that .took her out
of this world whenever the day’s
editorials backfired.
It’s a Woman’s Prerogative «
Right next door were the ASTJO..
offices with the massive circular
president’s desk marked off in
three sections Greek, Indepen
dent, and Coalition, with, the
white leather 360-degree-swivel
chair in the middle to expedite
the mood he was in that day.
Tommy Dorsey and Benny
Goodman were playing for an all
campus dance in the unlit ball
room on the second floor . . .
Then they took them off and put
on Sammy Kaye and A1 Dexter.
And on Guild hall’s great re
volving stage Hamlet was worry
ing over the lit department’s
widely divergent interpretations
of his personality while growing
a “five-o’clock shadow” by the
time he soliloquized into the fifth
Hurry, Hurry, Kiddies
Back again in the circular cor
ridor lined with coke machines,
the loudspeaker in the nose of
our ducknibus resounded, “Atten
tion all students—this is Doctor
Yocum—the time is 7:57—hurry,
hurry -I lock my doors in three
minutes—that is all.”
We whizzed down a ramp into
the basement, past the banquet
rooms, and meeting rooms of the
University lecture series, the
ping-pong, chess, and African
domino salon, offices of Old Ore
gon, the alumni association, and
the branch headquarters of the
Daughters of the Daughters of
Mothers Who Knew Washington,
and entered the world’s newest
type cafeteria.
We alighted from our duckni
bus, gazed reminiscently at the
glass-enshrined portion of prune
whip that stood on a polish ma
hogany pedestal guarded by rep
resentatives of the world’s lead
ing gastric alleviation prepara
tions, and then mounted a combin
ation ski lift and breeches buoy
with adjustable aluminum side
trays for large and small eaters
and were whisked down the row
of steaming and frozen delecta
bles. We couldn’t help noticing
that the lift speeded up a little
as we approached the butter sec
tion. Habits are habit-forming
they often say.
Pretty Soon—the Pi Phis
In the kidney-shaped, indirect
ly-lit art gallery adjoining the
landscaped basement terrace was
an exhibit of the newest in sur
realistic endeavor. Uniformed at
tendants distributed the 12-vol
ume explanatory text that ac
companied the display.
One of the most interesting
rooms in the Union was the mil
itary rehabilitation lounge where
the Pi Phis were teaching some
newly-arrived ex-soldiers post
war reconstruction.
. . . They tell us there were also
some other rooms in the Union.
Reconstruction. R-e-c-o-n—
Fellow Students
(Continued from page two)
neled toward this building pro
gram if the plans of twenty years
are ever to be realized. Your
ideas, opinions, and support are
needed NOW!
President, Associated Students
We have an opening for stu
dent agents in several living
organizations on the campus.
For details phone 75 or call at
245 East Broadway.
in the
Persian Room
Dancing 9 ’til 12
Every Sat. Nite
with Ann Miller
with Bill Bo)rcl
with Ken Maynard....
Hoot Gibson
the East Side Kids <r
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• Lost
3LASSES. Name on case Dr.
Morlege, Billings, Montana.”
Notify Northwest Christian
College or Emerald. Reward.
lOLD, Lifetime Shaeffer pen.
Name engraved “Helen Maxim”
Phone 1306.
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