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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (March 31, 1948)
Clifford F. Weigle, newly ap
pointed dean of the school of jour
nalism, will assume his duties at
the University on July 1, replacing
Dean George S. Turnbull, who will
retire Jnune 30.
Weigle is now at the University
of Minnesota, studying toward his
doctor’s degree. He is on leave from
Stanford university where he is an
associate professor in the depart
ment of journalism.
Receiving his B.A. in 1929 from
Stanford and his M.A. in 1936, also
from Stanford, Weigle did ad
vanced graduate work at the Uni
versity of California and Stanford.
He has done considerable work in
practical journalism, both in circu
lation and editorial work. He was
in the circulation department of the
San Francisco News for three
years, and later in the editorial de
partment for five years.
In 1934 he became an instructor
in journalism at Stanford, in 1937
he was appointed assistant profes
sor. He became an associate pro
fessor in 1942. In addition to teach
ing, he was Stanford’s publicity di
rector from 1943 to 1944.
Weigle is a member of Phi Beta
Kappa, Sigma Delta Chi, and Alpha
Appointment of Miss Barbara
Heywood as associate editor of the
Emerald for spring term was an
nounced Tuesday by Bob Frazier,
Miss Heywood, a sophomore in
journalism, will replace Walt Mc
Kinney who is not in school spring
term. She will write editorials, and
help with production of the Em
erald editorial page, Frazier said.
Emerald Jobs Open
Students who wish to work as
Emerald reporters, copydesk work
ers, and night staff workers are
asked to meet Thursday at 7:30
p.m. in room 105, Journalism build
Students who worked for the
Emerald last term are also asked
to be present.
Creative Thought Series Opens
With City and Regional Planning
The new art of the twentieth
century, as expressed in regional
and city planning will be discussed
tonight in the first lecture of the
University “Currents of Creative
Dr. Wallace Baldinger, associate
professor of art in the University,
will lecture on how the forms of
the region, the city, and the neigh
borhood affect our lives and in
fluence environmental planning.
Tonight’s lecture and all further
meetings in this series will be held
in the browsing room of the Uni
versity library, at 7:30 p. m. on
Wednesday evenings. The discus
sions will be illustrated with pic
tures. slides, recordings, displays,
Scheduled for later lectures are
“Architecture Today,” by Marion
D. Ross, assistant professor of
architecture, on April 7. This dis
cussion will consider contemporary
architecture, with special emphasis
upon domestic examples, and the
qualities of “space” and “grid.”
Mark Sponenburgh, instructor in
art, will speak on “Problems of the
Contemporary Sculptor,” on April
14. “Contemporary Painting” will
be the subject of the April 21 lec
ture by David McCosh, asistant
professor of art. The final April
lecture, to be presented April 28,
will cover “Arts in the Home,”
discussed by Jean Kendall, assis
tant professor of art education.
A second lecture by Miss Kendall
on May 5 will cover “Art Through
Education ■— Education Through
Art,” a survey of the current art
education program in the state of
Oregon. "Three Modern Master
Musicians,” a survey of the theor
ies, works, and influence of three
leading musical thinkers of the
twentieth century, Schoenberg,
Bartok, and Stravinsky, will be
presented May 12 by Dr. Edmund
Cykler, associate professor of mus
A discussion of four operatic
masterpieces, by Debussy, Richard
Strauss, Berg, and Puccini, will be
conducted by Dr. Arnold Elston,
associate professor of music, in his
May 19 lecture on “Twentieth
Century Opera.” Dr. Hoyt Trow
bridge, professor of English, will
lecture on “The Earlier Works of
James Joyce,” on May 26. Dr.
Trowbridge will review two of
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Joyce’s short novels and a collec
tion of his short stories.
The principal ideas and preoc
cupations of Andre Gide will be
reviewed by Dr. Laurence LeSage,
Assistant porfessor of Romancje
Languages, on June 2. The final
lecture in the series will be pre
sented by Dr. Bertram Jessup, as
sistant professor of philosophy,
when he will discuss thd “Existen
tialist Novel’’ on June 9. Jean Paul
Sarte and Albert Camus, two of
the outstanding writers of t’^.ii
movement, will receive special con
sideration in Dr. Jessup’s lecture.
The new extension division lec
ture series is open to the general
| public, but will not carry Univer
sity credit. Miss Bernice Rise, cir
culation libraraian, will be in
charge of reference materials and
browsing room displays. Regis
tration fee for the course will be
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U of OSquad
Places in Finals
The University forensic squad
placed five students in the finals of
the Pi Kappa Delta tournament
at the College of the Pacific at
Stockton, California March 25-27.
The tournament brought together
top speakers from the universities
and colleges of the Pacific coast.
Elizabeth Misner, sophomore in
liberal arts, won first place in wom
en's oratory. Dorothy Orr, sopho
more in business, placed second in
women’s impromptu speaking,
lower division, and also reached the
finals in lower division women’s
Warren Miller, senior in political
science, was one of the finalists in
the extemporaneous speaking divi
sion of the tournament, and Jim
Danielson, freshman in law,
reached the finals in the lower di
division men’s oratory.
Ralph Teters, junior in psychol
ogy, and Don Tlkeson, sophomore
in business were the other members
The combined strength of the
Sigma Nu athletes and the Phi
Kappa Psis’ St. Bernard, Snow
belle, was unable to thwart the
burglars who visited the two
houses early Tuesday morning.
Police report that about $40
was taken from the second floor
of the Phi Psi house. The case
was still unsolved last night.
of the speech squad who competed
at the tournament. The speakers
were accompanied by E. R. Nichols,
asssitant professor of speech and
Miller and Teters will compete in
the Pacific forensic league contest
at the University of Nevada April
1 and 2. They will be accompanied
by W. A. Dahlberg, associate pro
fessor of speech and drama.
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