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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (May 18, 1950)
ASUO Presidential Candidates Outline Platforms During Nominating Assembly
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ter of honest effort and qualifica
tions for the office.”
Mountain, defending his ex
change of parties, explained that
when approached to run for the
USA nomination, he was assured
only of an equal chance to run with
other students seeking the nomina
Denying that he was affiliated
with any pressure group, Moun
tain said, “If any evidence or ma
terial is offered as evidence that
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I am in, or am associated with any
pressure group, TNE or whatever
you call it, I will resign.”
Included in his platform were
an active spring term rally squad,
student participation in making
the social calender, more coordin
ation between campus honoraries
and the ASUO executive council,
and student cooperation to elimin
ate social barriers in politics.
Adding to political issues mulled
at the meeting, Ed Petersen charg
ed that Gerry Smith formerly ap
proached the USA party, offering
to run as that party’s candidate.
With a similar accusation, Don
Dimick asserted that Herb Nill
had confronted ASUO President
Art Johnson with a similar offer.
Political pace slackened for as
sembly spectators with the nomin
ation of candidates for the number
two ASUO position, Joanne Fitz
maurice, AGS, and Eve Overback,
Candidates nominated on both
slates include Steve Church, Bob
Pearce, senior president; Aime
Goodman, Florence Hansen, senior
secretary; Don Smith, Will Urban,
Vernon Beard, Willy Dodds, ju
nior president; Donna Buse, Shir
ley Hillard, junior secretary; Dick
McLaughlin, Virginia Wright, ju
Helen Jackson, Joe Kaiser,
sophomore president; Mary Gillam,
Dolores Parrish, sophomore sec
retary; Herb Cook, and Don Pail
lette, sophomore representative.
Ore-nter Funds Lag
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to the campus scene last year after
a long absence, during which the
strictly factual Welcome Book was
sent to incoming freshmen by the
Office of Student Affairs.
Last year’s booklet was written
in an informal style by a group of
students, listing bits of information
about campus customs, bigwigs,
and local establishments.
“This year’s book may be some
what cut down in size to effect
economies,” Carey reported.
Why the last thing in the world you could call me is a
snob—I despise snobs!
That’s just the trouble, Mister, a lot of people are snobs
and don’t knoiv it!
Not me—I'm a good American. Why, my people . . .
See what I mean—never mind your people. It’s you we’re
I don't get itl
Okay, what kind of day did you have? Band out any
waiters ? Give any dirty looks ? And when you got on to
politics at lunch did you start picking any race apart—
make a few cracks about someone's religion? You see,
that’s where the trouble starts.
Well, I-I uh . . .
Look, Mister, nobody is saying that you mean to be in
tolerant—but every time you make a crack like that you
are hurting your country’s unity.
I never thought of that. Say—who are you anyway?
Accept or reject people
on their individual worth