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THE MICHIGAN DAIIY

IQC New Governing Body
For Men's Residence Halls

PLANS MORE TOURS:
'U' Glee Club Captur
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On May 14 at 11:15 p.m., when
4,200 people joined the Michigan
Men's Glee Club to sing "The Yel-
low and Blue," it marked the end
of the club's 101st annual Spring
Concert.
But the climax of the 1960 sea-
son occurred on July 11, when the
group was awarded first prize for
male choirs at the 13th annual In-
ternrational Musicale Eisteddfod
ein Llangollen. Wales. Eighteen
groups were entered in the com-,
petition, representing ten differ-
ent nations. This is the first time
an American group has been
awarded the coveted International
Trophy.
Under the direction of Prof.
Philip Duey, the Glee Club has
been long regarded as one of the
outstanding groups in the nation.
Tour Europe
The club has also gone on two
k European tours. During the sum-
mer of 1955 they made a four-week'
tour of Holland, Germany, Aus-,
ttia, Italy, Switzerland and France.
This trip was highlighted by a"
command performance for Queen
Juliana of the Netherlands.
In the summer of 1959, the
group's Centennial ye a r, t h e y
toured Great Britain, Belgium,'
France, the Netherlands, Germany,
Denmark, Norway and Sweden,
with performances at the Free
University in West Berlin and over
several national radio broadcasts.
During the regular year. a com-
bined concert with the Glee Club,
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of a football opponent is a regular
feature. This fall, the guests will
be the Singing Illini of the Uni-
versity of Illinois, to be held Fri-
day -and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5,
in Hill Auditorium.
West Coast Tour
Other plans for the year include
an extended tour of the west coast
during Spring Vacation. In addi-
tion to daily performances at cities
from Seattle. Wash., southward to
southern California, there will be
television appearances as well.
The Glee Club is a student-man-
aged, self-perpetuating organiza-
tion, which draws its membership'
from nearly every school on cam-
put, including the graduate school.
Arrangements are done by Prof.
Duey.
One of the most popular se;-,
ments of the Glee Club is a dou-
ble quartet known as the Friars.
In addition to their appearances
with the Glee Club, this group has
had engagements in Detroit, To-
ledo and Bay City.
Many openings in the Glee Club
will be available this year, due toj
number of graduates. All interested
men are invited to a coffee break
in the League immediately after
the President's address Sept. 14.
Those interested in trying out for
the club may make an audition
appointment at a meeting to be
held Sept. 20 in Rms. 3R and 3S
of the Michipan Union.

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By RICHARD OSTL'G
Student government in men's
residence halls will be headed this
year by a new organization, the
Inter-Quadrangle Council, which
replaced the Inter-House Council
last spring when houses ratified
a new constitution.
The lIC consisted of a Presi-
dium and Executive Cabinet. The
Presidium was made up of the
twenty-four house presidents, the
officers, 4and non-voting chair-
men.
This organization failed to meet
effectively the needs of such a
student government body. As a
result, Boren "Tex" Chertkov, '60,
President of the IMC, set up a
committee last year to re-
evaluate the structure of the MEC
with regard to its purposes,
functions, and potential.
Changes Approved
T he Presidium approved
general changes suggested by the
committee and appointed a com-
mittee to draw up a new con-
stitution.
The new IQC evolves from the
quadrangle councils. It is a nine-
man body: three officers, three
quadrangle presidents, and an ad-
ditional IQC Representative from
each quadrangle.
The change was made because
the Presidium membership had
tended to be a large unrelated
group with few common interests,
with less experience in campus
organizations than was desirable,
and with little time to spend on'
all-quadrangle policies.
The Presidium had thus become
a rubber stamp for the Executive
Cabinet.
It was felt that fewer men:
could carry out the work of sucha
an o r g a n i z a t i o n quite satis-
factorily.
Advantages Expected
Thus a smaller body was
planned because it could function+
efficiently and informally, and its
members could be more interested,
more experienced, a n d c o u 1 d
better represent the men in the
quadrangles.
House Presidents' Conferences+
will be held frequently to discuss+
basic areas of concern and to
h e l p strengthen the individual
h o u s e programs. A committee
structure will be important in the
effective managment of this new
program.
IQC President Dan Rosemergy,1
'61, urges all interested freshmeno
to petition for committee posi-
tions In the service, publicity,:
academic, s o c i a 1, and athletic7
areas this fall.
IQC 'Nedded'
Rosemergy said that "there is
a great need for an organization
such as the IQC, and our body is
planning to work in three areas:+
exchanging ideas regarding all
student activities, campus-wide as
well as In residence halls; work-
ing with problems and projects
which involve many houses andI
quadrangles; and providing a re-
presentative to t h e S t u d e n t
Government C o u n ci1, the ad-"
ministration, the faculty, and the
campus at large."+
He also mentioned that thei
Council itself will be discussing
and working with areas of basic'
residence h aI policies, regula-
tions and problems.
Committees will be carrying out+
plans for dances, the IQC-

Assembly Sing and Show, cultur
programs, and many more even
to benefit the men In the Ua4
rangles,
Prepares for Year
In its operation during the 0
month of the spring semester Is
year, the IQC built a foundat
on which to work this year,
The Council coordinated a sum
mer storage program for rem
dents, approved a new organIa
tion for ra d io station WOB
contributed $250 to the new C
lenge .program, and discusse
quadrangle guest policies and tU
desirable improvements in t
quadrangle internation,
programs.
Wolverine
Club Boosts
School Spirit.
The many activities to proioi
spirit for Michigan toamsma
handled by the Wolverine C1
the University pep club,
Its main purpose is to pro io
the enthusiastic and whole-hear
ed support of the entire eampu
Among the club's many activiti
are Block M, pep rallys, transpo
tation to away games and othi
campus activities.
Block M is a secion of the fool
ball stadium which presents de
signs in coordination with t
Michigan Marching Band at a
games. The block is made up u
1,350 students holding up var
colored cardboard squares. Po
lowing the instructions of Blot
leoders, they change colors to pr
sent a spirited colorful patter
during half time.
Freshmen are normally in tI
end section, so many use th
chance to get better seats, sint
the block is always centrally l
cated. Tickets are on sale durl
orientation week and all membe
of the block automatically becozx
Wolverine Club members.
Pep Rallies
Spirited pep rallies are anothe
Wolverine Club function. Thei
usually consist of a parade wit
torches to Ferry Field. The pr
gram includes the Michigan chee
leaders, a popular speaker, "Bumr
Elliot and members of the footba
team, the Michigan Marchir:
Band and varied entertainmen
The rally is climaxed by a tr
mendous bonfire.
There are four pep rallys planne
for the coming football seasor
Oregon, Sept. 23; Michigan Stat
Sept. 30; Minnesota, Oct. 21; an
Illinois, Nov. 4.
The Wolverine Club also prc
vides transportationr to all aw
games, by car caravans or trail
There will be three away game
this season, including Ohio Stat
Wisconsin and Michigan state,.
One of the most spirited eveni
during Registration week is t-
all-campus sing, held on the Dii
The sing follows ahe President
Welcome and is a combination pe
rally, campus get - together, an
sing. Newt Loken, manager of tl
cheerleaders, will be' master <
ceremonies.

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