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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 2, 1950)
News Bureau Serves University
Under Mrs. Moore's Direction
Many of the students active on
campus wonder how their name
appears in the home town news
paper without their writing, home.
The small tidbits of news about the
University are sent to all parts of
the state through the efforts of
Mrs. Moore, head of the University
This agency is unknown to most
of the newer students around cam
pus, but nevertheless it serves a
major function concerning campus
The University News Bureau is
located way down in the basement
of Johnson Hall in a very insignifi
Staff Of Six
The staff of the news bureau
consists of the manager, Jo Moore,
three reporters on campus, and
two in Portland. These reporters
collect any interesting or intellect
ual items concerning the students
of the University or the professors
and send them to Mrs. Moore who
in turn sends them on to the var
ious newspapers in the state.
The News Bureau is a part of
the program of Lyle Nelson, direct
or of public services for the Uni
The publicity for the University
Theater plays, publicity for the
new buildings on campus, etc.,
come under the News Bureau. The
only items not handled by the Bu
reau are the athletic news which
are under the athletic bureau.
Mrs. Moore herself is a part of
the faculty and she devotes her full
time to her job. Also the University
Photo Bureau works with the
News Bureau in obtaining prints to
accompany any story the Bureau
Set For Tuesday
Tuesday night there will be an
introductory symposium meeting
for speech students at 7:30, 205
The group will engage in debate,
discussion, and extemporaneous
speaking at programs to be held
throughout the state for schools,
colleges, and service clubs. “Any
interested students are encourag
ed to attend this meeting^” Mr.
Herman Cohen urges.
Crossing the Willamette river
towards Coburg will be a pleasure
from now on.
The new Ferry St. bridge was
opened to traffic Saturday night,
replacing the old, antiquated two
lane structure that has served the
area for years.
The new bridge is still not com
pletely finished. Three to five
inches of black top must be placed
over the binder coat of oil and
gravel. The approaches mnst still
The intricate clover-leaf ar
rangements at the Eugene side of
the bridge will not be in use for
another year. The approaches to
both the old and new bridges have
been repaired, eliminating the bad
chuckholes existing last year.
The old bridge must be torn down
before high water arrives, High
way Inspector Gary Worth said.
An inhabitant can remember
when all the red fronts used to
be on stores.
Dr. Theodore Stern, assistant
professor of anthropology, con
ducted his second field trip this
summer at a small town on the
Klamath Indian reservation. He
was accompanied by eight stu
dents from different colleges, in
cluding the U of O.
Last summer’s work involved
the study of the social structure of
the whites in the town. This year
an attempt was made to round out
the picture by studying the In
dians and the Negroes in the town
and the surrounding countryside.
By doing this, Dr. Stern hopes to
determine how a small town lives
and functions with a tri-racial
Checking Opens In SU
Free coat checking is available
to all students in the lobby of the
Student Union, Director Dick Wil
liams announced Tuesday.
Coats and wraps may be check
ed between the hours of 8 a. m.
and 10 p. m. There is also an over
night checking service.
Ohio Station To Air
Book reviews by Dr. Alburey Cas
tell, head of the philosophy depart
ment, are being broadcast from
tape recordings over Ohio State
University’s radio station WOSU
on Sunday afternoons.
The series, entitled “Invitation
to Read,” reviewst books in the
field of modern classical literature
each broadcast. Originally the re
views were presented by Dr. Cas
tell in a program last year over
KOAC, state-owned station.
Sept. 28 to Oct. 4
by Wm. Shakespeare
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