THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Student Opinion Group Promises
WiderVariety Of Campus Polls
Gallup, Fortune Systems 500 or 600 ballots in the final analysis
To 'BeU d re of campus thought.. Ballots in ex-
ToReU1 i SrVey, cess of the quotas 'alloted each school
Director Vicary Reveals are discarded.
Vicary stated that "in the polls
Campus opinion on questions of taken last year our range of statistical
war, politics and cafnpus problems error was never more than 6 per cent
will be polled this year 'by the Bureau and often as, low as 2 per cent. Hay-
of Student Opinion, according to ing achieved that degree of accuracy
James Vicary, '40, director, on 'a 'on questions of behavior, we are now
greatly enlarged and more intensi- ready to turn to the more delicate
fied scale. questions. of opinion and thought
Although the bureau has been ac- trends i. our polls this year."
tive on campus for two years, m6st Questions similar to those used by
of its work thus far has been con- national polls will be used by .the
cerned with developing techniques in bureau, he said, especially such ques-
polling, and in control systems, Vic- tions as will show trends in campus
ary said, opinion when they are asked in suc-
Last year the bureau corcentrated cessive polls.
on questions of student behavior such Another type of query will ask what,
as, attendance at lectures, at church specifically, the student 'has done
services, plays, movies and beer gar- about a certain situation or condi-
dens. The results of these previous tion. This ki6d o1f '?luestion Vicary
iolls 'appeared ti The D il'y last year believes to be of great importance be-
and will be featured again this year. cause, he stated, "significant thought
Using. the system of polling em- is that which leads to action. By
ployed by the Gallup and the Fortune discovering what action has been
surveys, the Bureau of Student Opin- taken we can Judge the vitality of
ion takes a representative sampling the students' opinions.
of t'e entire student body. The sev- The bureau intends to take polls
eral schools on campus are given each month during the present school
"weighted" consideration so that all year. Students who have questions
points of view may be presented in they wish to have polled, or students
proper perspective. who are interested in this 'type of
The system of controls devised by work were invited by Vicary to con-
the bureau requires the use of only tact him at Lane Hall..u: ..
Eight-Debate Schedule Planned
By EngineeringSpeech Society
Eight inter-collegiate debates on whereby teams are encouraged to'
the topic, "Resolved: That the Seven- speak more freely and extemporan-
teen Year Periods of Patent Prdtec- eously. One member of each five
Lioi Should Be Shortened" are sched- man team is chosen to initiate the
uled for the Michigan chapter of argument with introductory remarks
Sigma Rho Tau, honorary engineer- on the question to be discussed. Then
ing speech society. each squad is allowed 35 minutes to
complete the discussion, the speak-
The schedule as announced by ers taking the floor in no particular
Prof. Robert D. Brackett of' the en- order. Cross-examination is allowed
gineering English department and ad- during the discussion period.
wiser of the society, starts with a The rating system for judging
trip to Wayne University in Detroit f teams has received some changes
this year, the new rule allowing 45
Oct. 19. The University of Detroit per cent for logic, 40 per cent for
and the University of Toledo will be ability in speech, and 15 per cent
here Nov. 15 and Dec. 5 respectively for information.
and the Michigan team will go to New officers elected by the society
the Detroit Institute of Technology are: general chairman, Henry C.
Jan. 5 for the final contest of the se- Billings, '40E; vice-chairman, C. New-
mester. ton Hagar, '40E; treasurer, John K.
Second 'semester debates include a _
mlieet with Wayne University Feb. 13
'and trips to the University of De- t 4o
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PHI BETA KAPPA Key-Lost Mon-
day morning. Reward. Florence
ZOOLOGY KIT-Lost probably in
Room 11, E. Hall on Tuesday.
Gloria Donen, 454 Jordan.
DRUMS and equipment lost at
Michigan Union, Sept. 20. Reward.
Cadillac 9714, 523 Free Press, De-
SITUATIONS WANTED -2
WORK WANTED-Several foreign
students have applied for room,
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Also special prices on Coed's laun-
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Mills, '40E; home secretary, R. Harry
Smith, '41E; corresponding secretary,
John A. Baumann, '40E; recording
secretary, Howard P. Fox, '40E; and
ambassador, Charles M. Heinan, '42E.
Activities planned for the organi-
zation include a reception for fresh-
men to be held sometime next week,
a convention at the University of De-
trait in the spring and intra-club de-
bates., The society tentatively Mans
to visit other colleges throughout the
country to demonstrate the activity
of Sigma Rho Tau and to establish
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THURSDAY, SEPT. 28, 1939
VOL. L. No. 3~
To The Membersp of the Faculty of
the College of Literature, Science, and
The first regular meeting of the
Faculty of the College of Literature,
Science, and the Arts for the aca-
demic session of 1939-1940 will be
held in Room 1025 Angell Fall on
Monday, Oct. 2, at 4:10 p.m. A full
attendance is desired.
1. Consideration of the minutes of
the meeting of June 5, 1939.
2. Introduction of new members of
3. Election of:
a. Panel of six persons, from which
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