Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, March 08, 1946, FIRST SECTION, Image 33

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—See Page 34
Number 32
winter Term Highlights Show UO Reconversion
oy uorotny Thomson
As the brief winter term draws
to a close, events of the past weeks
pass in review. Registration week
found new students, registration
totals, the housing shortage, re
turning vets, and fraternity rush
ing the top news of the day. The
Music Box Ball, first big formal
of the term, was held the first
Saturday night of the term with
Mary Margaret Ellsworth as chair
man of the event. ''
Social life .took on. new interest
with the number of male students
increased so suddenly and dozens
of desserts and open houses sched
tiled for each Wednesday night.
Headlines barked of bulging class
rooms and still-climlping registra
tion totals.
Many veterans .were again tak
ing up their studies at the Univer
sity and the Emerald ran numerous
interviews of some of the more
prominent and their impressions of
the Oregon campus on their return.
The journalism editing class re
sumed their weekly radio broad
casts of campus news to be aired
at 4:45 over KOAC on Tuesdays.
While the infirmary urged students
to get influenza shots to avoid a
possible epidemic.
Emerald headlines January 8
loudly proclaimed a 60 per cent
increase in enrollment over the
winter term of 1945 with a total
of 2850 registered the second week.
Phi Beta keys were bestowed on
six proud seniors: Louise Montag,
Pauline Sulflow, Mrs. Aleanor
Merrifield, Barbara Lucas, Shirley
Rubenstein, and Charles Cunning
AWS officials announced Coed
Capers plans with Virginia Scholl
named as general chairman, and
the Oregon Federation of Collegi
ate Leaders scheduled their seventh
annual meet at the University.
Fraternity rushing was tempo
rarily terminated and the Greeks
claimed 84 new pledges with Alpha
Tau Omega filling the 10 man per
house quota.
The Gerlinger Gals, 17 strong,
took over their converted quarters
in the third floor of the women’s
building with big plans for making
a name for themselves on the cam
Winter term registration was
still making front page news with
a record-breaking total of 3035
students and more expected. Be
cause of the great number of new
students it was decided that a
Pigger’s guide was needed and
plans were started to publish one.
"She 11 b"e the finest lad)'' in the Easter parade”
if her bonnet is from the
E. 13th
On the Campus
This jaunty spring sling
... gabardine trimmed in patent
with a tiny brass loop. In black
sizes 4 to 10, A AAA to B
The concert series- was opened
with the appearance of the Sal
zedo harp ensemble at McArthur
court. Plans were initiated for the
formation of a University veter
ans organization.
Odeon, campus art group, an
nounced the forthcoming publica
tion of campus manuscripts, urg
ing student participation.
Campus houses named their Co
ed Capers “Dream Girl” candi
dates and Dorothy Habel was elect
ed Dads’ Day chairman when Bob
Matheson, originally selected, was
unable to accept the position be
cause of illness.
In the third week of winter
term, the Emerald proudly an
nounced that the “allotment was
up to 7-8 man per woman” with
the total enrollment the third high
est in history.
Birth of a new University con
stitution was proclaimed as a solu
tion to ASUO problems, with rep
resentation according to popula
tion rather than class.
Dr. Ray P. Bowen opened the
winter term lecture series with a
talk on Honore de Balzac. Three
independents, Bob Kirkpatrick,
Phil Dana, and Fred Goodspeed,
were elected to the ISA executive
Jeanne simmonds, Emerald
newseditor, was appointed sopho
more representative on the ASUO
executive council. Campus coeds
vied for the Dads’ Day cups pre
sented to the houses with the most
days registering and the most
freshmen dads.
Oregon was saddened by the
temporary loss of the picturesque
millrace, dry because of recent
Willamette floods which caused
the breakage of a revetment.
Ducks and Beavers merged at a
post-game dance, the Hoopsters’
Hop held in Gerlinger hall. The
yearly March of Dimes campaign
pitted men against coeds in a drive
to raise money.
Dr. Harry K. Newburn retruned
to the University after an eastern
trip to attend the conference of the
Association of American colleges.
Late in January, registration to
tals were still climbing with a to
tal of 3397 enrolled, and the ratio
of men to women nearly 9 to 10.
Fall term GPA honors were
copped by Delta Delta Delta with
a house GPA of 2.782. Alpha Gam
ma Delta took second place, and
Highland house third.
The proposed ASUO constitution
was the subject of the assembly
on January 31, with explanations
of the Student Congress plan by
the drafters and students discus
sion of the issue from the floor.
Dad’s Weekend was the big
event of the first weekend in Feb
ruary with a Dad’s luncheon held
Saturday at the Eugene hotel and
the appearance of the Oregon 1919
Pacific Coast championship bas
it's important
to be neat
Get slicked
up at . . .
11th and Alder
ketball team at the Saturday night
game with Washington
The “Rooters Rat Race," spon
sored by the rally squad, was held
after the game in Gerlinger hall,
with the music of Ted Hallock and
his band.
On February 1, enrollment fig
ures had climbed to 3405, and 81
percent increase of 1945's winter
term high of 1884 students with
the school of law claiming the
largest increase.
Plans for an $80,000 science
building were formulated by the
state board of higher education
and the four story structure should
be completed by the fall of 1947.
The San Carlo Opera company,
scheduled to give a performance
of “Carmen” on February 5, had
some trouble with their stage sets
and costumes which failed to ar
rive and so the audience was en
tertained spontaneously by the
The 27th annual Oregon Press
conference was held on the eampr*
February S and 9 with approxi
mately 100 editors and publisher*
attending the numerous events
the program.
Coed Capers, annual all-women
affair, held the spotlight Friday
night, and Beverly Pitman elected
Dream Girl of 1946. Hend riel 's
hall women were judged first te
costumes, and cup for the best skit
was warded to the freshman class.
Sponsored by the advertising
honoraries, the Krazy Kopy Krawd
took over McArthur court Satur
day night, February 9.
Initial steps toward the lorjg
planned student union building
t were taken February 12, when the
activities board approved an ap
propriation of $2500 to help fi
nance a drive to raise funds.
February 14 Marv Rasmussen
was chosen King of Hearts at th»
Valentine day special event, Ore
Heart Hop.
(Phase turn to page thirty-six)
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