MAY 10, 1959
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
High School Students See CampusI
During Union-Sponsored 'U'-Day
By PHILIP SHERMAN
The afternoon was occupied by
There were superlative adjec- tours of individual schools and
tives galore yesterday as high colleges arranged by the Deans
school students talked about the and Councils of the individual
Between 1,800 and 2,000 of them Finishing off the afternoon was
toured the campus during "Uni- a mixer held in the Union Ball-
versity Day," sponsored jointly by room.
the Union and the Office of Ad- Four students from Detroit
missions. Southfield High School commented
The students, drawn principally on the University. Rita Schneider
from Michigan high schools, be- said one could use "any adjec-
gan arriving about 8 a.m. and they tive" to describe the University
assembled for a short meeting in while Sheila Schultz praised the
Hill Aud. where they were wel- student body as very friendly.
comed by Vice President of Stu- They all commented that they
dent Affairs James A. Lewis. had originally thought the Univer-
Conduct Tours sity was huge, but on seeing it
During the morning, tours were changed their minds.
conducted on the main campus Andrea Douglass of Royal Oak's
and three mock lectures were Downdero High School, who has
staged to familiarize students with been accepted at Michigan State
college classes. University said State struck her
Lecturing were Prof. John
Bingely of the history department
on Milton's "Paradise Lost," Prof.,t
Noah Sherman of the physics de-
partment on radioactivity and
Prof. Preston E. Slosson of the
history department on the "Age
The high school students were
particularly impressed by the Uni-
versity lectures and contrasted
them to high school classes.
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as more spread out, but declined
to make any more comparisons.
A friend, Pat Miles, patriotically
added that the University was
Dom Kostre, who took graduate
work at the University, teacher and
counselor at Grosse Ile High
School, praised the program and
said he planned to bring students
here again if there is sufficient in-
terest in his school.
John Ross, '61, cnairman of the
Union portion of the day praised
the efforts of the tour group lead-
ers as the "key to the program."
He said a possible improvement
in the next University Day would
be to have guests eat in sorority
and fraternity houses as well as
SING-Fraternity members perform at last year's Interfraternity Sing. This year's sing will be held
at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Hill Auditorium. Ten fraternities, each supported by a sorority, will compete
in one of Michigan's oldest traditions. Many of the fraternities have been practicing since March
or February. The IFC Sing is the first event of Greek Week, 1959.
Ten Fraternities, Cheering Groups
To Participate in Annual IFC Sing
By JOHN FISCHER
Ten, fraternities will compete in
one of the oldest traditions 'on
campus, the Interfraternity Coun-
cil Sing at 7:30 p.m. Monday in
The Sing will begin this year's
Greek Week, the week affiliates
devote to general re-evaluation
Although the "invisible curtain"
of Hill Auditorium will rise at
7:30 p.m. with the disc jocky Steve
Filipiak acting as master of cere-
monies of the Sing, the entertain-
ment will actually begin at 7:10.
Sororities To Support
At that time the first of the
supporting sororities will enter the
auditorium. Each of these soror-
ities is rooting for a fraternity
which was chosen by lot.
Both the fraternities and the
supporting sororities are compet-
ing in the Sing. The latter on their
coordination, originality, appear-
ance and group spirit while sup-
porting their fraternities, Linda
Rainwater, '60, co-chairman of the
She is working in conjunction
with Michael Foley, '60E.
Miss Rainwater said the judges
of the sororities are Assistant Dean
of Men in charge of fraternities,
William Cross, Pat Marthenke,
'59, outgoing Assembly president
and Assistant Dean of Men John
The judges for the Sing are
Professors Frank Stillings, Philip
Duey and Eugene Troth of the
Sigma Nu, supported by Alpha
Xi Delta sorority will sing "Gau-
deamus Igi.tur," followed by "The
To 'Sing Old English Songs
Two old English songs will then
be sung by Phi Gamma Delta who
will be cheered by Chi Omega.
r They are followed by Theta Xi,
supported by Alpha Omicron Pi.
They will sing selections from Old
Phi Mu will support Sigma Chi
who will sing songs from World
War I. They are followed by Kap-
pa Sigma, singing "In a Mountain
Greenery" with support from Del-
ta Phi Epsilon.
A service medley will be sung by
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, who will
have the members of Alpha Delta
Pi cheering for them. Sigma Phi
Epsilon will then sing "Marry a
Woman Uglier than You" and will
Drive To Aid
A drive for funds and supplies
for refugee Algerian students will
be held today through Saturday,
Ahmed Belkhodja, Grad., chair-
man, said yesterday.
Collection boxes for the cloth-
ing, books, medicine and other
supplies included in the drive are
located in dormitories, on the*
Diag, in the Union, Health Service
and the Administration Bldg. A
bucket drive has also been planned
to collect funds for the drive.
Sponsored by the International
Students' Association in conjunc-
tion with World University Serv-
ice, the nationwide drive is being
conducted for students in Tunisia,
Morocco and Europe.
Checks for the drive are to be
made out to the Algerian Refugees
Fund and sent to the Office of the
Auditor of Student Organizations,
Belkhodja said. Supplies too large
for the boxes are to be taken to
1024 Hill St., where supplies for
the drive will be stored.
be applauded by Kappa Kappa
"Roger Young" will be sung by
Beta Theta Phi, backed up by
Sigma Kappa. Lambda Chi Alpha,
with Delta Gamma rooting for
them, will sing a "Carousel" med-
Delta Tau Delta will. conclude
the Sing competition with "Two
Grenadiers." Alpha Epsilon Phi
will support them.
During' the intermission, while
the judges are deciding, Pi Beta
,Phi, the winners of Lantern Night,
will entertain. They will sing "Just
as the Tide Was Flowing."
To Open at 7 p.m.
Doors will open at 7 p.m., per-
mitting the audience to view the
performances of the supporting
sororities who will each be allowed
a two-minute entrance, Miss Rain-
They will also be allowed a
couple of minutes while their fra-
ternities enter the stage and can"
give a short yell when they con-
clude, she added.
Michael Sklar, '60, Greek Week
co-chairman, said he hoped the
"attendence will be equally com-
posed of affiliates and non-affili-
ates." The event itself is offered
to the campus and the commu-
The IFC Sing, Sklar continued,
"has been well received by the'
city, and I hope this year is no
Other activities of Greek Week
in addition to the Sing include a
presidents' banquet, exchange din-
ners, a pick-up jazz concert, a
house mothers' party, a bridge
tournament and a picnic.
However the highlight of Greek
Week will be the jazz concert fea-
turing Erroll Garner, jazz pianist,
Sklar said. This will be at 8 p.m.
Friday, in Hill Auditorium.
Tickets are now on sale at the
auditorium, Sklar said.
One girl mentioned that. she
was surprised to see that Prof.
Slosson used no notes in his lec-
ture, during which he character-
ized a radical as a "liberal in a
Prof. Sherman performed, with
the help of some of his audience,
experiments with a geiger counter
to test whether certain materials
block radioactive particles.
Many of the visitors .ate in the
residence halls, and after lunch
another program was staged in
Hill Aud. Members of the Gilbert
and Sullivan Society, performing
numbers from their last show
"Pirates of Penzance," and Musket
Panel To Discuss
A panel discussion will be held
at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Hussey
Rm. of the League to. talk on
careers for women.
A 25-minute question and an-
swer period will follow the dis-
cussion sponsored by the Bureau of
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