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2A - Thursday, September 10, 2009

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In Other Ivory Towers

Off the Beaten Path


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ampus Clubs :-
A party f
Many a student has
spent the weekend comb-
ing campus tor the best
parties. However, what
many students don't know
is that at one point in time,
the University was not just
home to the best party on
campus, but arguably the
most gnarly party nation-
The J-Slop, named
because the junior class
was responsible tor its
planning and execution,
was an annual event held
in February, running trom
Thursday through Sunday
and was known by many
on campus to be "Michi-
gan's greatest social event,"
according to a Daily article
trom Feb. 9, 1924.

.or the histi
During the dance h
1924, an ordinary gym wa
turned into a winter woi
derland, complete wit]
igloos. torest pine trees any
pictures ot vast oceans iti
- all combining to creat,
a truly magical scene. Stu
dents trom across the coon
try poured in to attend an(
lines extended all the wi,
to the coat check outside.
Founded in the 1870
under the name ot the Soci
ety Hop, the 2-Hop wa
a staple on campus unti
The party was throws
each year by a plannir;
committee who in 192,
were made up ot 13 stu
dents trom the junior clas:
-otten times chosen trn

Photos of the Week
cn a pool ot more than 400
is applicants - each repre-
n- senting one ot the Uni-
h versity's colleges. These
id students worked diligently
:.e into throw as pertect a
to dance as possible tor their
a- peers, both at the Univer-
n- sity and abroad.
d Beginning on Thursday,
iy the testivities included
concerts, parties and sleigh
Is rides and culminated in the
i- J-Mop dance on Saturday
is night. A ticket to the dance
il was such a hot commodity
that those wishing to attend
n had to apply to get them.
ig Out ot more than 1,100
4 applicants, only around 800
a- students were permitted to
ss attend each year.
1A recent study by a British
risk analysis firm tound
that Australians emit the
most carbon dioxide per cap-
ita - 20.59 tons ot C02 annual-
ly. Americans emit the second
highest amount ot C02, aver-
aging 19.78 tons ot C02 per
person each year.
2 The seventh annual
Kerrytown Book-
Feat will be held this
Sunday around the Her-
rytown Farmers' Market.
3McDonalds is currently
testing a Big Mac Snack
Wrap in all 1,400 ot its
Canadian chains, according to
Eat Me Daily. The "Mac Snack
Wrap" includes all ot the stan-
dard Big Mac ingredients, but
is wrapped in a warm tortilla

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Destruction in Extinguisher Festifall
men's restroom lifted from dorm WHAT: More th.

ian 400 stu-

WHERE: Harlan Hatcher
Graduate Library
WHEN: Tuesday at about 7
WHAT: A statt member
reported that holes had been
drilled in the stall walls ot a
men's restroom, University
Police reported. The walls cost
$150 to replace.
Passed out

WHERE: West Quad Resi-
dence Hall
WHEN: Tuesday at about 2
WHAT: A housing tacilities
statt member reported that a
fire extinguisher was missing,
University Police reported.
Wallet stolen

will have tables set up on the
Diag to promote the activities
and recruit new students to
join their organizations.
WHO: Student Activities and
WHEN: Today from 11 am.
to 4 p.m.

Professor hosts
jazz concert
WHAT: Adam Unsworth,
who spent nine years per-
torming with the Philadel-
phia Orchestra and three
years with the Detroit Sym-
phony Orhestra will pertorm
with his ensemble.
WHO: University ot Michi-
gan Museum ot Art
.WHEN: Tonight trom 1:30
p.m. to 11) p.m.
WHERE: University ot
Michigan Museum ot Art
. A story in yesterday's
edition ot The Statement
"Your (dis)orientation tour"
misspelled Regent Sarah
Goddard Power's name.
. Please report any error
in the Daily to correc-

student treated from hospital Outdoor movie
WHERE: Elbel Field WHERE: Mott Children's on North Diag
IVx~aUVNueraac~nraunl~itA N~i

WHAT: An ambulance was
called tor a temale student
who had passed out. She was
treated at the scene, University
Police reported.

WHEN: Tuesday at about 8:30
WHAT: A statt member's wal-
let was reported missing and
tound in a patient's room, Uni-
versity Police reported.

WHAT: The movie Star Trek
will be screened during this
annual outdoor naovie event.
Students are encouraged to
bring blankets to sit on while
watching the movie.
WHO: University Unions
Arts and Programs
WHEN: Today at 8:30 p~m.
WHERE: North Campus

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