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April 19, 1959 - Image 3

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

J-Hop Head
Names New
Committee

Murray Feiwell, '60, general
chairman of this year's J-Hop re-
cently announced the following
people to the 1961 J-Hop Central
Committee:-
General chairman, Donald Moe,
'61A&D;
Financial secretary, Alex Fish-
er, '61;
Special Events, Penny Brennan,
P'ublicity, Ann Eichler, '61 and
Bob Trepp, '61E;
Art Director, Nancy Woodruff,
'61A&D;
Tickets, Patricia Wells, '61 and
Jane Stick, '61;
Bands, Bfiildings and Grounds,
James Bolt, '61;
Programs, Patrons and Favors,
Judith Jacobson, '61;
Decorations, Nan M a c L e o d,
'61A&D, and
Secretary, Patricia Evans, 1.
Three new positions were added
for next year, Ted Cohn, '60BAd.,
financial secretary for the 1960 J-
Hop, said.
The Art Director, secretary and
another ticket chairman were
added to the members of the cen-
tral committee to aid in planning,
for 'the annual event.
Last year the dance was trans-
ferred from the Intramural Build-
ing to the League because of an
apparent lack of interest on the
part of the student body. How-
ever, the change was fortunate,
Cohn said, since the dance made
a profit of about $250.
In the past, the J-Hop was the
highlight of the, winter social
season.

-Daily-Allan Winder
THEY'RE OFF - This is one of the entries in the Spring Week-
end bicycle race. To be held at Island Park Friday, the event will
be based on a northern theme and will feature tandem bicycles
ridden by energetic contestants, A team consists of a men's and
women's residence unit.
eekend To Feature
Events at lsland Park

Photographer
To Portray
Student Life
To Show International
Aspect of University
By JOAN KAATZ
George Zimbel, a free - lance
photographer, is at the University
this month to take a series of pic-
tures for the United States Infor-
mation Agency (USIA).
The USIA, which distributes in-
formation about the United States
throughout the world, is planning
a picture exhibit on African and
Asian students at American uni-
versities, to be displayed in those
countries. Zimbel is also taking
several pictures to be used by the
USIA in a booklet on life at the
American University to be dis-
tributed throughout the world.
The physical exhibit will show
scenes specifically from the Uni-
versity, which was chosen because
of the great number of foreign
students that come here yearly,
Zimbel said. Between 100 and 200
pictures will be used for the exhibit
out of the expected 4,000 he will
probably take, he added.
The photographicstory on
American universities will focus
on how the foreign student re-
acts both pro and con to American
people, the American educational
system and the community outside
the campus.
Zimbel said he hopes to give his
pictures a "freshness of vision"
which some foreign students, who
have never visited the United
States before, have.
Zimbel, who has been here since
the beginning of April, has al-
ready taken photographs of for-
eign students in primarily social
activities. On a 30-day assign-
ment, he has already taken about
2,000 pictures and plans to con-
centrate the remainder on the
academic life of the student.
Association Elects
Joynt, Machalski
As WAA Leaders
Marie Joynt, '60 A&D, took of-
fice as president of the Women's
Athletic Association at an instal-
lation meeting at the Women's
Athletic Building yesterday.
Other officers elected were vice-
president in charge of special
projects, Joan Machalski, '60A&D;
vice-president in charge of stu-
dent relations, Irene Shapiro,
'60Ed.; secretary, Nancy Sitterley,
'60; treasurer, Barbara McCallum,
'O6Ed.; dorm manager, Margaret
Platner, '60Ed.; and sorority man-
ager, Barbara Weber, '60Ed.

Sfudent Groups Plan
Book Drive for Asia

A book drive for Asian students
will be held April 27 to May 1,
Nancy Adams, '60, chairman of the
Book Drive Committee, announced
yesterday.
Sponsored jointly by Student
Government Council's National
and Interndtional Committee, Jun-
ior Panhellenic and Junior Inter-
fraternity Council, the drive is be-
ing planned under the auspices of
the Asian Foundation.
Each housing unit on campus
will have a chairman to collect
the books, she explained. The dor-
mitory or affiliated house donating
the most books per capita will be
awarded a special trophy.
To Have Boxes
Collection boxes will also be
located at the Engineering Arch,
the League, and the Union, and
in Haven Hall.
All categories of books for peo-
ple above siith grade are needed,
except those dealing with foreign
languages. Scientific and technical
journals series of five years or
more are especially needed. College

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' Engagements

Spring Weekend goes west to
the land of cowboys,, cactus, ca-
noes and Western costume on Sat-:
urday afternoon, April 25, at the
island on the Huron River.
In addition, starting at noon
canoes will be put in the river.
At 1:00 p.m. a costume and char-
acterization parade contest will be

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held as the canoes glide down the
river.
Immediately after this event,
there will be canoe racing in
two heats involving portage and
change of positions of stern and
bow. At 3:00 p.m., there will be
"Challenge Events," where one set
of housing groups challenges an-
other to some Western contest.
Included in these Western acti-
vities will be participation in a
tug-of-war, straddle-the-b a r r e 1
contest and a cow-milking event.
These contests will be judged on
the number of participants in-
eluded, on originality and on the
basis of who wins the challenge.
From Friday afternoon's north-
ern "Bike Race" to Saturday
night's New Orleans dance, Spring
Weekend, April 24 and 25, will
present activities representing the
four major sections of the country
NEWS.
Announces
New Initiates
Zeta Phi Eta, national profes-
sional fraternity for women in
the speech arts, has announced its
new members.
Fourteen student members were
initiated Thursday. They include
Barbara Berman, '59, Spring Con-'
doyar, '60, Nancy Enggass, Grad.,
Jeanne Hall, Grad., Janet Kosse,
'61, Bernice Frank, Grad., Paula
McConnell, '60, Annette McDon-
ald, '60, Mary Anne Miedler,
'60Ed., Elizabeth Robertson, '61,
Kay Delle Smith, '59, Collette Ot-
ten, '61, Dona Tafilan, '60, and
Sylvia Wendrow, '59.
Three members of the Univer-
sity faculty were also initiated at
the same time as associate mem-
bers of the University chapter.
They; are : Prudence Brown, lec-
turer in speech correction, Eliza-
beth Birbari, costume designer for
the speech department and Prof.
Esther Pease, associate supervisor
in the women's physical educa-
tion department.
All the new members were ini-
tiated at the Michigan League.
Want Chairmnen
Freshmen interested in serving
as committee chairmen for Block
M should attend an organiza-
tional meeting, 3-5 p.m. Tuesday
at the Wolverine Club offices in
the Student Activities Bldg.

SHARON RAE CONNOLLY
Connol y-McMahon
Mr. and Mrs. Orvis R. Connolly
of French Lick, Inc., announce
the engagement of their daughter
Sharon Rae to Ronald R. Mc-
Mahon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Al-
len R. Crosby of Flint.
Miss Connolly graduated from
the music school in 1958 and is
now teaching in Louisville, Ky.
Mr. McMahon is 'a senior in the
music school.
June 20 has been set as the date
of their wedding.

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1959 MUSKET PRODUCTION

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Productions Chairmen

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