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THEMICHIGANDAILY

eague Undergraduate Office
)perates 'Rush' Rumor Board

OPEN SATURDAY NIGHT-
Music To Give Snack Bar
At League 'Night Club Air'

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By PEGGY GREENBERG'
"A girl must be wealthy and
have lots of clothes to join a
sorority."' ,
"It is important that a rushee
date 'important' houses or persons
on campus"
These are two false - rumors
typical of, those received during
the present rushing period, the
Leagge Undergraduate Office re-
ported. To keep such rumors from
circulating, the League operates a
rumor poard.
Report Rumors
Rushees report any rumors con-
cerning sorority houses or rush-
ing to their counselors. The coun-
selors post -these rumors and re-
Eta Chapter
Of Sorority
Reactivated
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Phi Sigma Sigma sorority was
reactivated as Eta chapter of the
national sorority last Friday.
The 27 members were also acti-
vated at the same time the chap-
ter was installed. They had been
pledging since last May when they
were 'ribbon' pledged. During the
fall they did their actual 'pinned'
pledging.
A past national 'grand archon,
the divisional presidentand the
field secretary performed the se-
k cret ceremony. Phi Sigma Sigma
came to the campus in 1922. They
deactivated during World War II.
Rush Parties
Start Tonight
Women's spring rush parties of
the first set, of mixers begin to-
ight at 7 p.m.
Counselors have instructed their
respective rush groups to meet at
6:15rp.m. at the places designated
in the rush-counselor meetings.
Rushees are to bring five mixer
cards with them, one for each of
the five houses they will visit.
y rDress for this set of mixers is
school clothes and bobby socks.
Each party will last 40 minutes,
the last one ending at 11 p.m.
Magazine Selects
Five 'U' Students
For School Panel
Five Michigan co-eds have been
appointed to this year's 'Made-
moiselle' national College Board.
Tiey are Louise Alexander, '61,
Nancy Durkee, '59, Nancy Kacz-
marker, '62, Marilynne Deanna
Sarver, '59, and Kay Delle Smith,
'59. They competed with 784 ap-
r plicants from colleges all over the
country to win places on the
As College Board nembers, they
will represent the University and
report to 'Mademoiselle' on college
life and the college scene. Each
girl will also be competing for one
of the 20 Guest Editorships to be
awarded at the end of May.
For the contest each girl will
complete two assignments. These
will help her explore her interests
and abilities in writing, editing,
fashion, advertising or art.
In June the Guest Editors will
be taken to New York for four
weeks to help write, edit and il-
lustrate the magazine's 1959 Aug-
ust College issue.
The Board will be brought to
New York as guests of the maga-
zine and will receive a regular
salary for their work.

Religious Office
Announces Chats
This week the Office of Reli-
gious Affairs introduced a new
"keep-acquainted" program.
"We don't want to lose touch
with students we met through our
Rendezvous programs and so we're
inviting them in for half-hour
chats whenever they find the
time," C. Grey Austin, assistant
co-ordinator of religious affairs,
said.
To date, 45 students have re-
ceived invitations.

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plies to them on the rumor board,
a bulletin board located outside
the office.
Following is a list of the rumors
and correct 'answers reported
through February'7:
(1) If for preferencing and final
bids a rushee has a house as num-
ber one and the house doesn't list
her on their first bid list, the
rushee has no chance of pledging
that house nor any other house
she put down in preferencing.
Mutual Choice
This is false, the rumor board
reported. Rushing is the oppor-
tunity for mutual choice of both
rushees and houses.
(2) A legacy is a girl whose
mother, sister or grandmother has
belonged to a certain sorority. She
is given the same consideration as
any other rushee, as no chapter
is compelled to bid legacies. This
is true.
(3) Because sororities had such
large quotas last spring, rushees
have less chance to pledge a house
this year.
Quotas Similar.
This is false, the answer stated.
In general, sororities have quotas
similar to those of last year.
(4) In order to pledge a soror-
ity, the rushee must have a high-
er scholastic average than the
University requirement.
The reply read, "Although a few
houses have higher scholastic qua-
lifications than the University,
most houses require 11 hours and
a 2.0 average to pledge."
Called False
(5) One member of a sorority
is capable of keeping a rushee out
of a sorority.
False, the statement said. There
is no blackball system in any
house on this campus.
(6) Upperclassmen are not
pledged unless they have a 2.5
average. This is false.
Nurses Exempt
(7) Sophomore, junior and
senior nurses do not count on sor-
ority quotas. Freshmen nurses,
however, are counted as part of
the regular house quota. This is
true.
(8) Girls who are pinned or
lavaliered should wear them to

parties, because it is the qualities
of common interests, ideals and
rushee and sorority girl look for
pleasing personality that both
in friends, not the dating status.
This is true.
(9) Rushees with affiliated sis-
ters on campus will not have a
chance in any other house. This
is false.
When the rushees begin picking
up their invitations, the rumor
board will be moved into the
League ballroom for their refer-
ence.

A night-club type atmosphere
will be the background at the
Women's League Snack Bar from
9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, ac-
cording to Kathryn Johnson, '60,
League Social Committee chair-
man.
Music for dancing will be pro-
vided by records played by Ed
Cicciarelli and broadcast over
WCBN. Besides the records, Cic-
ciarelli will talk informally to stu-
dents present.
In addition, there will be a floor
show presented about 11 p.m. This
program will be followed every

Saturday evening, continuing the
series which started in November.
Floor shows during the semester
will be presented by various stu-
dent groups. Some are, sketches
or scenes from campus produc-
tions, others are students who
have worked up some entertain-
ment.
Miss Johnson extended an in-
vitation for any student group
which would like to perform dur-
ing the Saturday floor shows to
contact the League.
The Saturday League Snack
Bar was designed to provide a
place for students to go after
movies and plays for dancing'and
an appropriate atmosphere, Miss
Johnson said.

The International Students As-
sociation will sponsor an all-
campus Valentine's dance from. 9
p.m. to 12 midnight at the Union
tomorrow night.
Blazer Johnson and his orches-
tra will be featured. Door prizes
and a floor show are also planned.
* * .
The Ballet Club and the Mod-
ern Dance Club will hold open
tryouts for their spring dance con-
cert from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Sat-
urday in the Barbour gymnasium's
dance studio.
The tryouts, which are open
to both men and women, area for
ballet, modern and jazz dancers.
* * *
A trip to Battle Creek is being
planned for international stu-
dents this weekend. Students par-
ticipating in the program will
leav toay nd etun tmorrow.

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Expert on Chr
To Lecture HE
A lecture on the encouragement
of deeper understanding between
Christians and Jews will be given
by Rev. Fr. John M. Oesterreicher
at a Communion breakfast Sun-
day morning at the Newman Club
Center.

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ristians, Jews
ire on Sunday
The breakfast will begin at 10:30
a.m. Those who wish to attend the
breakfast are asked to pick up
tickets at the Center ahead of
time. The lecture itself will begin
about 11 a.m. and is free of charge,
Father Oesterreicher, who was
born in Austria of Jewish parents,
is director of the Institute of
Judaeo-Christian Studies at Seton
Hall University and is considered
to be one of the top men in this
country on the subject.
The Institute puts out a year-
book called "The Bridge," a col-
lection of Judaeo-Christian studies
in theology, philosophy, history
and the arts. The present volume
concerns the work of Jewish the-
ologian Martin Buber.

lTreat YOUR Valentine
to the
LEAGUE SNACK BAR
Food - Dancing - Entertainment
Atmosphere - Free Admission
9-12 Saturday Night

Holds Rites
For Initiates
Mu Phi Epsilon, professional
music sorority, held its formal ini-
tiation of members on Sunday,

Feb. 8.
Among the seventeen new
members received into the group
were Mimi Barndt, '59Mu.; Eve-
lyn Jean Barr, 16OMu.; Jerre Brit-
tain, '60Mu.; Nancy Crawford,
Grad. Mu.; Muriel Greenspon,
'59Mu.; Elsie Gunnerson, '60Mu.;
Sue Hausler, '60Mu.; and Sandra
Hosmer, '61Mu.
Also initiated were Phyllis Kap-
lan, '61Mu.; Linda Kessler, '59Mu.;
Karen Klipec, '61Mu.; Patricia
Kopacz, '59Mu.; Janice Park,
Grad., Mu.; Therese Roggenbuck,
'60Mu., Joan Rosenbaum, '60Mu.;
Phyllis Silverman, '61Mu.; and
Virginia Stumm, '61Mu.

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