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April 18, 1959 - Image 2

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THE MRICHIGAsN DAILY

UGL Paperbacks Display
Encourages 'Competition'

The aim of the exhibit, she said,
is to fill this need.
List Committee
The exhibit was compiled by a
library committee composed of,
Mrs. Margot Anderson-Imbert,
Mrs. Salveiga Aizines and Mrs.
Constance Ryan.,
Three of the more famous schol-
ars preparing the lists are Crane
Brinton (history), Jacques Bar-
zuh (biography), and Reinhold
Neibuhr (theology and philos-
ophy).
Other areas of the 9 collections
are modern American literature,
art, science, poetry, psychology and,
the classics.
The titles range from the "Il-
liad" and the "Odessey" to the
"Psychology of Sex" and collec-
tions of Picasso and Matisse.
The original article was carried
in the New York Herald Tribune
Book Review, January 18. 1958.-
Interlochen
To Perform
The National Music Camp at
Interlochen will present an Amer-
ican Opera Shop, dedicated solely
to the works of American com-
posers.
Practical "on-stage" experience
will be combined with a number,
of seminar classes in production
techniques, creative writing for
the composer and librettist, his-
tory and materials of American
opera, and conducting.
A. Clyde Roller of the Amarillo
Symphony will conduct the stu-
dent orchestra of 40 musicians.
The workshop will be under the
direction of Barre Hill. The group
will present 21 operas on 42
nights.
Prof. Joseph Maddy of the music
school, president of the National
Music Camp, said "This is a pro-
ject that had to be started from
scratch. New housing had to be
built for the students, a place to
produce the operas had to bepre-
pared, the complete organization
of the class work arranged, and
the faculty had to be found who
had experience both in teaching
and performing."
Long-range plans for the work-
shop include the filming of Ameri-
can opera to be distributed to
schools, workshops, and educa-
tional television stations,

RETIRING IFC PRESIDENT:
Gerber Comments on Career in Student Activities
By THOMAS HAYDEN
B OAThe type that is limit
John Patterson Gerber, '59, fraternity would be limit
grinned and leaned back in the
chair reserved for the president of tically anywhere, he cont
Interfraternity Council. "Need Will Increas
"Next week," he mused, "I'm go- 4Vith 42 social fraternit
ing to play my first softball game ently on campus, in adc
in ,four years for Beta house. two colonies, Gerber fec
"And I'm going to read, go to are only two or three
concerts and plays, and relax and groups who might still
enjoy life," he added. campus.
Considering Gerber, the desire
isn't particularly unusual. The 22- However, Gerber argue
year-old pre-med student has had ! University's size continue
little time for relaxation. living will expand assar
Duties Dwindle to the impersonal nature c
Now, however, his duties have community.
dwindled ,to occasional perfune- "The feeling of unity w
tory chores. Jim Martens, elected pecially needed," he sai
new president of the IFC last adence halls will never c
month; now carries out the duties total solution and apart
of the office along with his execu- naturally fill up under tJ
tive staff, also newly-elected. of students, he noted.
Gerber is far from sorry he Therefore, small grou
went into student activities; in perhaps In the form of 1
fact, he feels they are often an ternities which counte
educational advantage. many of the consequences
"The fraternity system may, of will continue to grow.
course, seem a bit unrelated to my
potential career in medicine," Ger- -Daly-Allan Winder
ber pointed out. "However, the ex- RETIRING PRESIOENT-John Gerber has left his duties as
perience I gained in inter-personal president of the Interfraternity Council to incoming President
'relations willbea, tremendous Ji Matn.MatmGreisfdngew en-lcuin
help to me, as well as the ability to J-m -a-en.-entm--G-br-s-ndngne-- ----
work under pressure, which I hope studying-of occuping his time.
I developed."
IRdeveloped." he was elected administrative vice- ternity which hazes. Therefore,
At the same time, Gerber said, president. Gerber explained, the fraternity
tuent ativites t e er-, Nearly at the same time, how- system at Michigan is becoming, ENDING TONIGHi
student activities at the ounivor-ever, Gerber's grades began sink- and will continue to become, more
sity might be getting out of ing. "I was sick for a while too," educationally-oriented. LATE SH O
hand." he related, "and seriously consid- System Not Wild
Time requirements are enor- ered the extent to which IFC was "The system of today is not the AT 11
mour, he explained. Some major going to actually broaden my edu- wild one of 50 years ago," Gerber
ligned, hadded, if theydidnot cation." said. "Its atmosphere and atti- T
lined, he added, if they did not Elected Last Spring tudes must adapt to the Universi- The producer of "War and
so often go beyond the realm of He decided it could, and last ty's changing conditions and presents entertainment sc
student affairs and into radmils- spring was elected to the post of needs.", bursts the very boundarie
trative detal ahdprecretarilpresident.Fingering his blue-buttoned bla- huge motion picture screer
work, whichhudr prly be Over the four years he has been zer with a smile, Gerber allowed
tasks for the University. here, Gerber has witnessed a that there is conformity to a OVEWHELMiNG
In adti o tetime-consrbe change in the student type. certain extent in the fraternity . A E
inr nature of activities, Gerber "The student coming here to- system. "But to me a fraternity AS THE
dent leaders is often too severe day has definite educational ob- can be broadening, because of the ELEMENTS t
d jectives and seems more serious inter-personal relationships devel-
dIfact, pressure 0oftheaca- than hemwas four years ago," Ger- oped, and because of the re-
demrie sort almost forced Gerber
tofrethsftr ihICtobei claimed. sponsibility for structure, finance,
This student is not looking for upkeep, and perpetuation of a u4t
years ago. the raccoon-coat kid, or the fra- fraternity house."
Beta Pledge
He pledged Beta Theta Pi in the
fall of 1955 and became vice-
president! of Junior Inter-frater-Ohio State ExamierChastens
nity Council the following spring. A
In that position, Gerber was given Antioch ionsoral Enthusiasts
the unprecedented job of re-or-
ganizing the IFC personnel pro- By PETE HOCHSTEIN
gram, a chore usually handled by unless you're cutting the hair of
the administrative vice-president. YELLOW SPRINGS, 0. (SEPS) someone in your immediate family. TECHNICOLOR* TECHNI
As a result of Gerber's work, -Oh, you can't cut your room- It's no joke, Dawson said. He
the present personnel committee mate's hair at Antioch College-- said that technically the state can
was set up. Then, without having or so Ohio's barbers all -surmise. penalize a student who wields a
served as a committee chairman, Oh, you can't cut your room- pair of clippers without a license.,

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