Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, December 05, 1945, Page 23, Image 23

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    Fall News Roundup
Recalls Many Events
Introducing prospective students
to—collegiate life and providing a
reunion for old students, the
annual Oregon summer picnic was
held at Jantzen Beach park in
Portland, August 20.
Following freshman week, more
than 2500 students registered for
classes on September 21 and 22.
University students met Presi
dent and Mrs. Harry K. Newbum
on September 22 at a reception
held in their honor in Gerlinger
The first concert of the fall term
was held at McArthur court Sep
tember 26, featuring a quartet of
singers of light opera and musical
Football Season
The Oregon-Washington football
game, played September 29 at
Seattle, ended with Washington on
the heavy end of a 20-6 score.
By October 2 enrollment at the
University had reached 2647 stu
dsfits, according to figures re
leased by the registrar.
News that the ’45 Oregana re
ceived an All-American rating
with Edith Newton as editor and
Marjorie Cowlin as business man
ager was disclosed on October 4.
A snow-ball rally, followed by a
huge no-date dance at John Straub
hall, was held October 5 to pro
mote pep for the Idaho-Oregon
game the next day. At the first
post-war home game, which Ore
gon won by a score of 33-7, “Pud
dles”, the new mascot, was intro
Emerald Honored
For the fifth time in seven years
the Emerald received an All-Amer
ican rating. This time it was for
the 1944 winter term under the
editorship of Anne Craven.
-Ihe Oregon State-Oregon game,
played at Bell field in Corvallis on
October 13, ended in defeat for the
Webfoots with a score of 19 to 6.
October 16 the University cele
brated its 69th birthday.
Dr. Y. C. Mei, acting president
of Yenching university in Chengtu,
China, spoke October 18 at an
assembly at McArthur court on
“American and China in the Asia
tic Era.”
Oregon met the Washington
State Cougar's at Hayward field on
October 20 and emerged victorious
with 26-13 score.
The services of six professors
were auctioned off at McArthur
court on October 25 for the berie
A pick-and-shovel engineering
job, begun in 1821-by the Pennsyl
vania State Works and involving
excavation of 600,000,000 cubic
•f4*4kof earth, produced 790 miles
of canals and 117 miles of railroad
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
December 7, 8 & 9
Saturday & Sunday
December 15 & 16
Saturday night only
December 22
fit of the World Student Service
“Ladies of the Jury" opened
October 26 at the Guild theater in
Johnson hall.
UCLA won the October 26 game
from the Ducks with a score of
Jussi Bjoerling, famous Swedish
tenor, appeared in a concert at
McArthur court on November 5.
The November 3 game with the
University of Washington,' which
was held in Portland, ended with
Washington winning by a 7-0
Sophs Hop
The first post-war Sophomore
Whiskerino was held in McArthur
court November 10. Phyllis Kiste
was chosen Betty Coed and Dicfc
Wilkins was named Joe College.
Philip L. Jackson, editor-pub
lisher of the Oregon Journal in
Portland told of his impressions of
the Pacific war zone November 13,
That same evening Dr. Howell
Williams, volcanologist, spoke at
Chapman hall.
On November 15 General Victor
A. Yakhontoff, noted author and
lecturer, spoke on cooperation
with Russia at an assembly in the
Igloo. Miss Maria Osmena, daugh
ter of the president of the Philip
pine commonwealth, was intro
duced to the Associated Women
Students the same day.
Ronald Crites, University of,
Oregon football player, was killed j
in an unexplained air accident j
November 17. The same day his
team mates trounced the Golden
Bears of California 20-13.
Classes were excused the after
noon of November 30 in honor of
Homecoming'. A Homecoming' re
vival was held in McArthur court
that night followed by a rally and
huge bonfire.
The first post-war fall term's
activity season closed with a vast
and successful Homecoming week-1
end,' in which the highlight was
the Webfoot-Beaver j|ame. Tr.e
night of the game, December
was marked by the opening of
Saroyan's “The Time of Yo.ir
Life," in which Estelle Shimshak
and^Lewis Vogler starred.
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