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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 25, 1944)
CAROL WICKE . . .
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Brown-skinned native girls in colorful sarongs kneeling on
the ground under the palm trees making poi, lithe boys paddling
swift outboard canoes on the blue water, ginger blossoms and
gardenias everywhere in profuse bloom, all at the Alpha Delta
Pi house. No, it isn’t another dream of the lady in the dark,
those are just the print designs on Carol Wicke’s housecoat.
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and eyes feels very much at home
in those Pacific island surround
ings because twenty years ago
Miss Wicke, head of the campus
Red Cross and junior majoring in
romance languages, was born in
Kahului on Maui of the Hawaiian
Carol would do all right in a
"grabs skirt, too; while going to
Maui schools she took nine years
of dancing lessons including every
thing from tap to the native hula.
“I love to dance but not in front of
an audience, although for a while
I thought I’d be a dancing teacher.
Now Im studying language here
but I don’t have any definite plans
about what I'll do when I graduate
except go back to Hawaii. You just,
can’t plan anything now. I've con
sidered going into the cadet nurse
corps but I want to go home first;
it'll be four years since I've seen
-*“‘‘1 was sitting in my room here
that December 7 when one of the
girls burst in and said the Japs
were attacking Pearl Harbor. ‘That
isn’t a very good joke.’ I said.
“It’s true!’ she answered and I
spent the rest of the day sitting by
the radio waiting for more bulle
tins to come in. I cabled Mother
that I wanted to come home ini
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mediately but she said it would be
safer to stay in school. ... It
wasn’t long before I wanted to do
something to help so when Caro
line Holmes started a course for
Red Cross instructors I got inter
ested in that and just stuck to it.”
Carol came to the University
because she wanted to go to a
school away from home and the
usual things but still she wanted a
contact with the islands. The Ha
waiian club here was the big draw
ing card which determined her
selection of Oregon. Not interested
in politics or sports, her main ac
tivity has been the Red Cross and
her efforts on its behalf have
helped establish on the campus the
University’s own Red Cross unit.
Concerning the Student Union
building, Miss Wicke has one un
relenting request; there must be a
Red Cross room in it.
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“Working for the Red Cross
teaches people to have a sense of
responsibility. When they get the
Red Cross habit it will set a pat
tern in their personality which
will keep them working at things
they start on. The biggest thing in
life? I don’t know yet what it is
but I know that just talking about
doing things for people never
helped anyone. I’ve worked as a
nurse’s aide and when I see the
look on people’s faces after you do
just some little thing for them,
some little thing to make them
feel better—I know this is true.
“The main thing I’ve learned in
college is getting along with peo
ple and in order to do that you
j have to understand and tolerate
; their faults and respect their opin
j ions. That is one of the hardest
! things I have to do,” she smiled,
i “because I usually think my own
are right. But I’m an optimist. Ev
eryone should be able to see the
bad side of things and set to work
to correct it and make it good.”
Carol’s hobby is photography.
She has seven albums of snapshots
of most of the campys affairs dur
ing her stay here and has pictures
of all the coeds who have lived it
the ADPi house while she has been
there. With her junior Kodak 6:16
she does not attempt to make ar
tistic pictures for effects but is
more interested in mantaining a
pictorial record of college life.
Salt Lake City
During spring vacation Carol
It seems our entire spring term
is going to consist of nothing but
total “duck weather” (rain to
you). New spring clothes are hard
er to locate on Oregon females
than red ration stamps. Whenever
anyone does get all dressed up in
his “best bib 'n tucker” you can be
sure that it will rain buckets. We
are hoping that with a few scat
tered house dances our luck will
be better, but for this week here
Jeanne Villair looked very
springy last weekend in her blue
denim pinafore. The dress is
trimmed with white eyelet in strips
around the bottom, and also around
the neckline and the sleeves. The
deep round neckline looked very
smart with her white blouse.
Dottie Vandeneynde makes a
striking picture in her apple-green
cotton gabardine two-piece suit.
The jacket is collarless and quite
long. The buttons are covered and
her sleeves are three-quarter
length with turned-up cuffs.
We’ve been seeing a lot of pastel
sport jackets this spring and it
seems there is a monopoly on the
collarless version. Kay Sharp de
cided to be different and has been
wearing a good-looking aqua jack
et with lapels which are covered
with white braid. Looks nice for a
change, don’t you think!
WTe like Sue Abbott’s yellow cot
ton sport dress very much and will
be glad when the female popula
tion is completely “cotton clad.”
Her dress has yellow as its basic
color and brown and white plaid
triangles make up the pattern. The
skirt was very full and the top
quite plainly tailored.
Marilyn Holden looked very
striking at a recent dance in a
white -outfit. The dress was pure
white jersey with gold sequins and
to top it off she wore a turban of
matching white. With her dark
hair and complexion she made an
unusually attractive picture.
Odd plaid combinations have
been scarce this year and we were
very much taken with the skirt of
Glenna Burnett. The background
is grey and a rich wine colors runs
through the grey in large stripes.
Sounds good enough to eat, doesn’t
it ?—Martha Thorsland.
went to Salt Lake City with ADPi
Dorothy Rogers and was impressed
with the fact that it is different
from any city she has seen because
of its wide streets and abundance
of candy and pancake makeup. The
service they attended at the Mor
mon Tabernacle were described as
“just beautiful, such wonderful
The city that wins Miss Wicke’s
approval as tops on her list is San
Francisco. “I’m crazy about Frisco.
It's the most cosmopolitan place
I’ve been; there are so many dif
ferent, interesting places to eat
and although sometimes the food
isn’t the best, it’s a lot of fun. San
Francisco has almost everything
and I love Chinatown.
“There’s something about the
fog that makes San Francisco dif
ferent from any other city. I like
the fog because it is distinctive,
there’s just something nice about
The ideal life, however, Carol
thinks, would be to live in Hawaii.
According to her, it is the best
place in the world, and asked why
she thought so, Miss Wicke smiled
in her slow, sweet way, “Because
it’s my home.” And there is not
much anyone can say to refute an
answer like that.
Ruth L. Bonde, formerly head of
home management department at
Pennsylvania State college, has
gone to Macalester college as di
rector of an experimental program
in family life education.
Co-Editors: Betty Ann Stevens
Staff: M. M. Ellsworth
The little fat boy with the bow
and arrow has had a pretty busy
week in spite of weather conditions,
The Alpha Phis had a rushed-up
shower the other night for Jean
Erice who has moved the date
of her wedding to Lt. Hal Jackson,
ATO, up a week. The bells willI
ring this Saturday in Portland.
Kappa Mercedes Foley had Lt.
Gene Schmidt here from The
Dalles for the weekend and her
house dance. Sunday he said good
bye . . . but she has his Sigma Nil
trass to keep her thinking of him.
And word comes from Fresno
that Dee Gee Jeanne Hines has an
nounced her engagement and the
date, early in May, of her wedding
to Lt. (j.g.) Ernest Ingold, UO
Phi Delt. They’ll live in Pensacola,
Florida, where he's stationed with
the USN air corps.
She’s had his SAE pin for some
time and last week Gamma Phi
beauty Mary Wright, one of last
year's Junior Weekend court, an
nounced her engagement to Homer
Thomas, ex-SAE house president.
He’s in the paratroops but rumor
has it around that there'll be a
wedding sometime this summer.
It was a big evening Saturday
night at the Alpha Gam fireside
for Marion Saltness and Jack Ed
wards. At that time a big diamond
made the transfer from his pocket
to her third-finger-left-hand. He's
a pre-med student here on the
campus which makes them two of
the luckiest people we know.
Apologies to Elaine Wilson for
last week's blunder. . . . "The best
laid plans of mice and men. ... !”
If cupid doesn't have any serious
(Plrase turn, to Pane four)
Tomorrow is going to be the
AVVS auction and you don't want
to miss it. There are going to oe
some really valuable articles auc
tioned off by Bob Smith. Have you
lost from one to three fountain
pens this year? Well if you have
they will probably bo on sale to
morrow. Make a date to be at the
Side, at t on Wednesday. You don't
want to miss it.
The Kwamas and Phi Thetas
have been tapped and soon Mortar
Board will tap its new members.
The time for finals and summer
vacations is coming- faster than
one can realize.
Mother's Weekend or Junior
Weekend is almost here so write to
>our family today and have them
come to Oregon. It is a splendid
chance for them to see the campus
and to meet all of your friends.
A variety of entertainment has
been planned and this will be an
occasion that your family shouldn't
miss. Sit down today and write
them a letter and be sure that your
mothers come so that you cau cele
brate Mother's day with her.
The new books that are more
complete than the Welcome books
are being slowly put together. In
Ihese books will be all the campus
information that is not in the Wel
come Book, such as campus ac
tivities, more data on housing and
a more complete view of the cam
pus, This book will build for a bet
ter freshman participation in ac
tivities so if it interests you at all
turn in-petitions now to the educa
tional activities office.
The all-men's smoker last Friday
was a big success even though two
girls did get.in. Th? women at
tempted to fool the boys but as
was true at Coed Capers they
weren’t quite good enough to get
away with it.
This Friday night, don't forget
to come to the snowball rally. It
will be the first sign of Junior
Weekend and it is really going to
be lots of fun, so I’ll see you there.
By Roseann Lcckie.
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