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September 15, 1958 - Image 81

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

ion To Re-Introduce Traditions

Committees Assist Council
In Development of Policy

By JAMES SEDER
or those who yearn for "the
d old days" the Union will pro-i
traditional satisfaction Nov. 7
8, when some of the now dis-#
led early customs o f t h e
on will be temporarily rein-
ited.
romen will not be allowed in
front door of the Union, but;
be forced to walk around to1
side door. No unescorted wo-i
i will be allowed in the build-1
Bouncers, just as in the old
s, will enforce these rules.
esides providing employment
jobless bouncers, the Union
ers other - services. According
3arry A. Shapiro, '59, president;
he Union, it "is concerned with
viding service to the campus.
only is the Union a hotel with
rooms and restaurant facilities
several types, but it also pro-
es many additional services,
ough the student offices."
Sponsors Conferences
)ne of these services is dances
ry weekend. On Friday night
informal Little Club dance is
d in the downstairs cafeteria.

On Saturday nights, the Big Club,s
with a night club format, is heldi
in the ballroom.
Another, more important, fea-'
ture of the Union's work is the
Student - Faculty ,Administration
Conference held each semester to
allowthese three groups to inter-
change ideas on various campus
problems. A similar service is the'
Student Leadership Conference
held each semester. During the
football season the Union main-'
tains an information booth and a
desk where football tickets can be
exchanged. Also, during the sea-
son, an Alumni Breakfast is sched-
uled for one of the Sundays.
The Union's speaker and Talent
Bureau maintains a file listing
names for off-campus groups who
want entertainment groups or
speakers who can answer ques-
tions about various aspects of the
University.
Aids Academics
Before final exams, the Union
invites various professors to pre-
sent review lectures at the Union,
and the Union maintains a tutor-
ing service for students.
The Union also coordinates the

activities like Homecoming com-
mittee, Spring-Weekend commit-
tee, Michigras committee and
MUSKET (Michigan Union Show
Ko-Eds Too), which will produce
"Oklahoma!" this year.
"Union Madness" is another fea-
ture of the Union's service. This is
an indoor carnival with various
games, movies and jazz concerts.
Hill Auditorium Jazz Concerts are
also sponsored by the Union. In
the Union lobby the Union pre-
sents annually, their creative arts
festival of campus art.
Facilities Available
Before and after vacations the
Union organizes the Willow Hop-
per, a bus service to Willow Run
Airport.
The Union facilities, for both
students and faculty provide a
swimming pool, music-listening
rooms, a ping-pong and billiards
room, a television room, card-
playing facilities, bowling alleys
and a "men-only" library.
On the Friday nights before
football games, the Union will
show the films of the game of a
year before.

(Continued from Page 1)
lations, and International pro-
gramming.
In the fall, the committee spon-
sors a World University Service
bucket drive to help needy stu-
dents and carries on an exchange
program by bringing a foreign stu-
dent to study in the University.
This student is one who has been
active in extra-curricular affairs
in his own country.
Seminars are also sponsored and
the whole work of the committee
in co-operation with the Interna-
tional Student Organization is
centered around improving rela-
tions between foreign and Ameri-
can students.
Sponsoring an SGC open house
on September 19, 1958, and help-
ing with the freshman mass meet-
ing, the Public Relations Commit-
tee is responsible for making stu-
dents aware that SGC is working
for them and that the students
can be a part of this government.
Covering many fields the Stu-
dent Activities Committee is now
studying the campus bicycle park-
ing problem.

The fifth is the Elections Com-
mittee that handles all-campus
elections.
As an aid to the administrative
vice-president, the chairmen of
these five committees, the person-
nel director, who is in charge of
assisting the trainees, the offices
manager, whose duty is secretarial
work and maintaining an efficient-
ly run office, and the Student Book
Exchange manager form the cabi-
net.
Another facet of the Universi-
ty's student government are the
boards. These are the Human Re-
lations Board, the Cinema Guild
Board, and the Board in Charge
of Interviewing and Nominating.
The Board in Review meets to
hear appeals of SGC action or
when it thinks the Council has
over-stepped its limitations.
It includes the Deans of Men
and Women, three faculty mem-
bers chosen by the Faculty Senate
Advisory Committee, and two stu-
dents, one of whom is the presi-
dent of the council. The Board
has met five times and always up-
held the Council's action.

Union Uses
International
Committee
(Continued from Page 1)
ThesWorld's Fair will copy many
aspects of the Brussel's World
Fair. Students from various coun-
tries will portray aspects of their
country's culture.
Each nationality club on campus
is given space in the Union in
which to build an exhibit of their
choice. Exhibits presented in the
past have included displays of art
objects, demonstrations of national
dances, samples of foods and deli-
cacies rarely, if ever, heard of in
this country, and an assortment of
games and concessions.
In conjunction with the fair,
Cinema Guild will offer a foreign
film relative in some way to the
theme of the week, "The Family of
Man," and the Council of Student
Religious Organizations will erect
a display on "Religions of the
World" in the Undergraduate Li-
brary.
All activities will be coordinated
by the International Coordination
Committee.

IHC Organizes Activiti
For Men's Dormitories
(Continued frm Pag eI

ments of the IHC last year, ac-
cording to Ashton, was the co-
sponsorship, with Assembly Dor-
mitory Council, IHC's counter-
part in the women's dormitories,
of the IHC-Assembly Sing "Broad-
way Rhythm." This marked the
first co-educational "sing" ever
held on the University campus.
Additional action in the co-ed
line centered around the planning
of the proposed North Campus co-
ed dormitory, Bursley Hall. IHC
has worked with the Residence
Hall Board of Governors and the
University administration on this
project. The IHC president land
the Assembly president are the
student representatives to the
Board of Governors.
Other results of IHC work in-
clude permission to take unlimited
milk in the quadrangle cafeterias
and alternative selections in the
menus.
Debate, Chess Competition
IHC also clarified its budgetary
control over WCBN, the quad-
rangle radio network, and began

sponsorship of a weekly show over
the system.
Quadrangle debate and chess
tournaments were also organized
and trophies were sponsored for
house homecoming displays and
scholastic achievement.
Programs of the individual
quadrangles were highlighted by
a series of lectures and symposia
conducted by University faculty
and sponsored by East Quadrangle.
Art and Music
A series of "live" musical pro-
grams was sponsored by South
Quadrangle on Sunday afternoons.
West Quadrangle presented sev-
eral art exhibits.
In addition, new libraries were
completed both in East and South
Quadrangles.
IHC executive officers for this
year besides Ashton, are: Execu-
tive Vice-President William Fehl-
berg, '60E; Administrative Vice-
President Irwin Starr, '61; Secre-
tary Edward Fronc zak, '60E;
Treasurer Charles Sheffer, '61;
West Quadrangle President Rich-
ard Abrams, '60; East Quadrangle
President and South Quadrangle
President Peter Wolff, '59.

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