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TUESDAY~, FERUARY 25, 1941

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WAA And Intramural BuildingsProvide Sports Fac

ilities

Congress s
Independent
en's Group
Congress, Independent Men's As-
soiation, is a service organization
for independent men. Any inde-
pendent is automatically a mem-
ber of Congress as long as he re-
mains unaffiliated.
Its aims are mainly associated with
plans for service. Members of Con-
gress realize that it is only through
organization that the independents
can gain recognition and the power
rightfully theirs. The purpose of
Congress is to organize independents
and give them their rights and privi-
leges through service and social
functions.
The constitutency of Congress
comes from three groups, the dormi-
tories, rooming houses and the co-
operative houses. Each of these has
its representative body. Besides these
groups various committees coordin-
ate activities (e.g. sports, social, ac-
tivities, organization, student wel-
fare, scholarship and personnel.)
Representatives from each of the
above three groups and heads of
the various committees mentioned
above all sit on the Executive Coun-
cil, which is the ultimate govern-
ing body.
Any scholastically eligible inde-
pendent men who is interested of
actively participating in the functions
of Congress are asked to drop in
at Room 306 of the Union any after-
noon and speak to the Congress re-
presentative in charge.
Students Form
Defense League
The American Student Defense
League i an organization which be-
lieves that the best way of serving
American democratic institutions as
well as American economic and polit-
ical security is aid to Britain and
other nations which are actively op-
posing Fascist nations.
The program consists of talks by
faculty members and men from out-
side the University on problems of
both domestic and international na-
ture. Meetings are held every second
or third Wednesday and are open to
all students interested.
A{ EE Is Advancing
Electrical Engineering
The A.I.E.E. (American Institute
of Electrical Engineers) is a national
association for the advancement of
the profession of electrical engineer-
ig. The membership of the local
University of Michigan branch is
composed of electrical engineering
students desiring to meet together in
professional fellowship. Meetings with
programs of professional interest are
held every three weeks.
Les Voyageurs Society
Interested In Outdoors
The Society of Les Voyageurs is a
local organization intended to pro-
mote interest in the outdoors. It is
also interested in promoting social
and intellectual intercourse among
its members. Membership is limited
to 20, but is not restricted to any
especial school or college.

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Women's Athletic Associtwn
Promotes Campus Activities'
The Women's Athletic Association officers of the Association, is appoint-
has as its purpose the promotion of ed by the retiring members each year
sportsmanship, cooperation and lead- d aculn ers i the phy
ershp aongthewome oncamus.cal education department. Any wo-
man with a C plus average may pe-

Group Singing,
Friendship Are
Club' Purposes
The University of Michigan Men's
Glee Club, one of the oldest organi-
zations on the campus, has had a
varied yet colorful history during the
years of its existence.
The club has as its primary pur-
pose to provide an opportunity for
men on the campus to get together
and sing for the joy of singing. Mem-
bers thus become acqainted with the,
works of great masters as well as with
some of the lighter numbers of the
day, not to mention a group of goodA
old college songs.
The organization has another pur-* *
pose besides th at of learnin g to sing. I slar
It is a social organization where! an fc vae % .
members get to know one anotherI
better. The club has frequent get-
togethers and smokers for this pur-
pose.
Usually during the spring vacationi No student at the University of
arrangements are made for the club Michigan can ever justly complain
to take a long trip. that he 'cannot find a suitable sport
Membership is attained by joining in which to dispense his energies.
the Freshman Glee Club for a semes- The list of varsity sports is a long
ter and then applying for admission and comprehensive one which at-
to the varsity club the second semes- tracts all those having more than a
ter, provided marks meet the require- passing interest in athletics. Partic-
ments for extra-curricular activity ipants in baseball, basketball, foot-
participation. bal, track, swimming, ice hockey,
___m_____idwrestling, tennis and golf may make
their bids for a coveted block "M" by
going out for these sports. The only
ff er d P reguirement demanded of partici-
ram pants in these varsity sports is that
The Westminister Guild at the Uni- they be scholastically eligible.
versity of Michigan offers a varied In addition to these more publiciz-
program to students of Presbyterian ed, inter-scholastic sports, there are
membership and affiliation. Meetings also numerous other athletic facilities
are held in a new church and student offered for those who like their ath-
center located at 1432 Washtenaw letics on a milder, less intense scale.
Avenue. The program for Sundays These are the intramural sports,
includes: Morning Worship at 10:45 whose nucleus is the Sports Build-
with a student choir under the dir- ing where the facilities for all these
ection of Dr. E. W. Doty of the School activities are to be found. The in-
of Music; a supper and fellowship tramural program includes 34 sports

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Every woman is automaticaly a;
member of the Association and may
go out for the various sports her
first semester at the University. The
W.A.A. is organized by having sep-;
arate clubs for each of the sports,
such as tennis, basketball, archery,
riding, etc.
An executive board, consisting of
Health Education Given
By National PEK Group
' Phi Epsilon Kappa is the only na-
tional physical e'ducation fraternity
in the United States. It functions to
inculcate the principles of Peace,
Friendship and Brotherly Love: ,to
promote and enhance the happiness
of its members and to elevate the
standards, ethics and ideals for pro-
fessionals engaged in the teaching of
physical education.
Lutheran Students May
Join Local Association
The Michigan unit of the Lutheran
Student Association of America di-
rects activity principally toward a
strengthening of religious affiliations
and assistance in the problems of the
religious life of the students.
The Association accepts any Lu-
theran student or faculty member as
eligible for membership. Meetings
are held in the Zion Lutheran Parish
Hall every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. to
8:30 p.m. Supper, social activities
and a general forum are included.
Eng lishJournal Club
Is For Grad Students
The English Journal Club is an or-
ganization of graduate students in
the Department of English who are
interested in discussing problems re-
lating to .literary history and criti-
cism. Membership is open to gradu-
ate students only; applications are
made to the Secretary of the Club and
are voted on by the membership. No
other requirements are necessary
and all graduate students in English
are invited to apply for membership.
Beta Sigma Rho Gives
F Frternal O)norttunit

tition for one of the positions. The
board meets twice a month. The chief
aim of the W.A.A. at the present time
is the promoting of the swimming'
pool fund.
Tournaments in baseball, basket-
ball, and bowling are sponsored by
the W.A.A. among the various wo-
men's organizations on campus, such
as the dormitories, league houses, and
sororities. Teams in basketball, bowl-
ing and fencing occasionally engage
in intermural sports.
Equipment for most sports is pro-
vided by the association. Tennis rack-
ets, golf clubs and other equipment
are provided for use in the building
and on the courts outside. Also skis
and toboggans may be rented by any-
one.
In the spring, projects such as
picnics and bike-Pikes are sponsored
by the association. Headquarters all
year round are at the W.A.B. and in
Barbour Gymnasium; a bulletin
board at the League helps to keep
students posted on current athletic
events.
Mortarboard Selects E
Senior Honor Women
Mortarboard is a national honorary
society for senior women. Membership
is based upon good scholarship, par-
ticipation in extra-curricular activi-
ties and perscnality. The organization
has about 18 members at the present
time. Meetings are held at the League
every two we;,a.
Independent Women
May Join Assembly
Assembly is the organization on
campus for independent women cor-
responding to Pan-Hellenic Associa-
tion, which is the organization for
sorority women. Assembly has as its
purpose the promoting of an interest
in outside activities in the lives of the
independent women on campus.
Assembly Board is composed of
forty members chosen by the petition
system for outstanding qualities of
leadership, dependability, and ambi-
tion. The Board meets every month
and keeps in contact with all inde-
pendent women through its forty
members.

Ire Available
At IMN! Building"
in which free instruction is available
to all those intereseted. Among
others these sports include archery,
badminton, boxing, codeball, fencing,
golf, gymnastics, handball, paddle-;
ball, riding, rifle shooting, squash,
swimming, tennis, wrestling, weight
lifting, and table tennis.
The Sports Building is open eachI
day from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. during
the week and from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
on Saturday and Sunday. The swim-
ming in the building pool is available
to students from 3 p.m. until 5:30
p.m. during the week.
The student desirous of competing
in the intramural program may enter
either as an individual or as a mem-
ber of a team. Inter-fraternity and
inter-dormitory competition are all
I sponsored, and there are also con-'
1tests held between independent teams
made up of the groups which wish
to compete for the titles awarded an-
nually by the Intramural Depart-
ment. Finally there are strictly in-
dividual competitions run off in such'
I sports as tennis and handball, for
those students who prefer to obtain'
their recreation without having to
belong to a team or organization
of any sort. However, any member
of any fraternity or other campus
association is free to enter these in-
dividual competitions also.
IMu Epsilon Open
ITo Women In Music

PhiBeta Kappa
Retains Strict
Requirements
Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest of all
Greek letter secret societies, was or-
ganized at the college of William
and Mary on December 6, 1776. The
belief of the founders that a know-
ledge of the basic laws which govern
the universe is necessary to good
living Was reflected both in their
motto and in the character of their
meetings. These were in great part
given over to a discussion of the
problems which affect humanity.
The Michigan Chapter was found-
ed in 1907. Keeping in mind the pur-
pose of the Society, the recognition
and encouragement of scholarship
and cultural interests, the student
Elections Committee makes a care-
ful study of the entire University
record of each possible candidate
'with a view to determining as far as
is humanly possible the student's
standing both scholastically and as
a citizen. The standards set are high
and the relatively. small numbers
elected each year bears witness to the
care with which they are observed.
Since Phi Beta Kappa has been, from
the beginning, an organization which
functioned in the field defined by the
old cultural college course, elections
are restricted to Juniors and Seniors
of the College of Literature, Science
and the Arts, Seniors in the School of
Education and to candidates for ad-
vanced degrees in the Graduate
School, who meet the extremely
rigid requirements.
Tau Sigma Delta Honors
Architectural Stgudents
Tau Sigma Delta is an international
honorary fraternity in architecture
and the allied arts. Its aim is to pro-
duce men fit for the profession of
architecture both by virtue of their
professional training and their con-
cept of the duty toward society on
the part of architects. The belief
that architecture is much more than
a technical profession led to the or-
ganization of Alpha chapter of Tau
Sigma Delta at Michigan in 1913
Theta Sigma Phi
Honors Women Writers

hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by a forum
or discussion hour and a service of
worship.
'Michigan Wolverine'

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Chinese Student Club
Holds Supper Meets
All Chinese students registered in
the University are members of the
Chinese Students Club. Meetings are

Utters Food, socials
The Michigan Wolverine, with 950
members, is now the largest student
cooperative in the world, according
to Joseph Gardner, '41BAd. treasurer.

held at least three times during the
semester at Lane Hall. Advance no-

tice is given by cards.
evening suppers are be
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The Sunday
ing continued.,
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The Wolverine is far from being a s _'uulier k1JLnialu m nimy oe pro- --... .....
mere restaurant. It is a club for cured from the Counsellor for For- Mu Phi Epsilon is'the only national Theta Sigma Phi is a national hon-
students run by students. Its activi- eign Students. music honor society for women on orary professional journalistic fra-
ties vary from programs of sym- campus. Qualifications for election ternity for women. Junior and senior
phonic music to intramural athletic Sph inx Honorary GrOuP to this society are a scholarship rat- women in the Department of Journ-
teams. Sunday evening social hours x H G ing in the upper quarter of the jun- alism who have a sufficiently high
and dances form an important part Stresses Social Activity ior class in the School of Music, a scholastic rating and have been rec-
of the Wolverine's activities. minimum requirement of two years ommended by some professor in that
The club is run by a board of direc- Sphinx, junior honorary society, of theory and one year of history of department are eligible for mem-
tors, consisting of two faculty mem- requires that prospective candidates music, and a faculty recommenda- bership.
bers, Prof. Robert R. Horner of the be prominent in some phase of extra- tion in the student's major subject. Junior night editors for the
economics department and Prof. Paul curricular student activity. Transfer students are not eligible un- women's page of the Daily are alsp
Mueschke of the English depart- 1 Great emphasis is also placed on I til they have completed at least one eligible for membership, but must
ment, and seven students elected characters. Sphinx attempts to bring semester in residence. receive special permission from the
from the general membership, together men from differing campus national headquarters. The purpose
actiitis fr anexcang ofideas
activities for an exchange of td. Philippine-Michigan of the sorority is to further the work
and a general widening of viewpoints. of women in the newspaper field and
P i Tau P 1 Sigma Is The society holds luncheon meet-Cub fwoe thnwsarfelad
nthe ni on e ery W ee ClubFellowsh ip in the world of writing in general.
Campus Milita ry Group ings in the Union every Wednesday.
The purpose of the Philippine-
Members of Pi Tau Pi Sigma, na- Michigan Club is to foster a spirit of Lawyers Club.Serves
tional honorary signal corps frater- uomi u romotes fellowship among the Philippine stu- Students Of Law
nity, are selected from the junior and Finnish Culture Study dent on the campus and to get them
senior class of the signal corps unit I acquainted with American students The Lawyers Club of the University
of the Reserve Officers Training The purpose of the Suomi Club is as well as those from other countries, of Michigan is a residence club and
Corps. primarily social. It also promotes One need only be enrolled here to be dormitory for male students in good.
Aiming to promote a better coor- the study of Finnish culture and life eligible. Meetings are held every oth- standing in the Law School. The
dination between the students and in general. To be eligible for mem- er Sunday afternoon at Lane Hall. physical plant, consisting of a lounge,
officers of the unit, Pi Tau Pi Sigma bership one must be of Finnish de- - -------_- dining hall, kitchen and dormitories
is an important campus military so-I scent. Meetings are held on Sunday divided into sections, has been called
ciety. evenings in Lane Hall. Membership ongregationaltuen si ''the finest of its kind anywhere." It
-- -is limited to between 20 and 25. The Offfered Activities is the gift of the late 'William W.
Phi Lambda Upsilon b"organized at Michigan T ulCook of New York.
sepebr 96 The Student Fellowship of the"
is Chemistry Society --First Congregational Church is or- China Natural Science
Honorary Society O en ganized to provide a social center'
Phi Lambda Upsilon is a national ' 1 for the eight hundred Congregational Group Offers Trips
honorary chemical society. Member- To Students Of Greek !students and all others who may be
ship consists of senior and graduate interested. Pilgrim Hall, student ; The purpose of the Natural Science
chemists and chemical engineers, Phi Tau Alpha is an honorary Latin house, is their meeting place. Society of China is to promote sci-
elected on the basis of scholarship. and Greek society. Intended for all The program of the Fellowship in- ence and scientific achievement while
The tsociety sponsors an award each students interested and participating eludes as a main feature the Sunday presenting its members with a better
year to the highest ranking junior in the study of the classics, the so- evening supper hour followed by a knowledge of scientific conditions in
chemist and chemical engineer. ciety meets twice a month. Programs social program, devotionals led by China.
of many and diverse phases pertinent the students themselves and discus- Eligiblity is determined by the stu-
Civil Engineers Are to the fields of Latin and Greek are sions and addresses by prominent dent's interest in promoting the wel-
presented. speakers. Dances, sleigh rides, pic- fare of scientific achievement is bas-
Members Of ASC E Phi Tau Alpha has as its purpose nics, and other recreational activities ed upon merit, scholastic adapti-
the furthering of the students' inter- are held every two weeks. bility, and the taking of initiative to
The student chapter of the Amei- ests in his or her work and the pro-- further the interests of science and
can Society of Civil Engineers con- viding of a closer contact between p rnAA a Socieyscience as regards China more partic-
sists of sophomore, junior and senior students, classmates, and professors. re- e ica1 cety ularly.
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Beta Sigma Rho was organized at . Kpp a ppa Is
itythe University of Michigan during National Band Group
or Junior Women the fall term of 1937 and soon after-
wards this organization was formally Nu chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi,
Wyvern is the honor society for accepted by the Council of Student national honorary band fraternity,
nior women. Its purpose is to pro- Affairs. Its purpose is to give the choose its members on the basis of
ote friendship and cooperation be- transfer student and upperclassman scholarship, leadership, and musical j
ween freshmen and junior wOmen. who has not affiliated with any fra- ability. Its program includes spring
:embership is based upon personal- ternal group an opportunity to do so concerts by its own concert band com-.
y, scholarship, and participation in{ while a junior or senior. posed of fraternity members. Besidest
utside activities. Prospective mem- ---------- this, Nu sponsors an ensemble contest
ers are "tapped" in the second se- s open to every member of the Univer-
ester of their sophomore year or in Professional Sorority sity bands and in all functions assists
e first semester of their junior year. For Musicians the Concert Band.
!yvern has a luncheon meeting once Meetings are held every two weeks!
month. The only professional musical so- at the Union, on alternate Wednes-1
--°-rority on campus is Sigma Alpha Iota. days after bane rehearsal. The so-'
nternational Council Requirements for eligibility are en- ciety boasts such " 1 known mem-.
rollment in the School of Music, a bers as Wm. D. aevelli and the late
kids Foreign Students B plus average and recommenda- John Phillips Sousa.
tions. Formal musicals are held ---------
Foreign students in the University every month as well. as one business P
ave organized the International meeting. P nhelenicAssociation
ouncil to provide a medium of ex- -_-- Bids Sorority Women
range of ideas between students of Eastern Society Sent
frying nations, and to assist these Panhellenic Associaticn nanation-

students in their contacts with the
University.
Disciples Guild Provides
Varied Student Program
Disciple's Guild meets each Sunday
evening in the Church of Christ, cor-
ner of Hill and Tappan. It gathers
for tea and a social hour at five-thir-
ty p.m. At six-thirty p.m. a forum
discussion is held.
Trp enneiai rn.am of t p (Iirin

To Chinese Women
Membership in Eastern Society is
limited to Chinese women on campus
who have at least a bachelor's degree.
Candidates must have a high scholas-
tic standing and participate in cul-
ttural activities. Meetings are held
monthly.
Alpha Phi Alpha Is
First Negro Group

al organization of sorority women.
Two representatives from each chap-
ter house on campus make up the
elective board. Rushing rules and
sorority policies are decided by this
organization, which corresponds to
Assembly, the association of inde-
pendent women on campus. Meet-
ings are held bi-weekly at the League.
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Sociology Fraternity
Convenes 'Monthly I

standing at the University. Its pur-
pose is the promotion of friendship
and the provision of information con-
cerning actual engineering work in
progress throughout the country to
its members.'
Pacifist Organization
Is Active On Campus,
The Fellowship of Reconciliation is'
an organization of pacifists. Its pro-
gram centers around the principles
of nacifism and their annlication

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Zeta Phi Eta Open
To Speech Majors,

For membership in Zeta Phi Eta,
national speech society, candidates
must be speech majors with a B aver-
age or better, must be recommended
by a speech professor, and must give
a tryout speech satisfactory to the
members. Meetings are held twice
monthly and are composed of pro-
grams and socials.
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fT ers iscusSions
The Pre-Medical Society is design-
ed soniewhat for the same purposes.
as the medical societies of:establish-
ed physicians, that is, to encourage
the exchange of useful information
and to provide opportunities for in-
formal association with those having
kindred interests in medicine.
The Society sponsors discussions
with physicians and surgical and
other suitable movies and acquaints
the members with the medical fac-
ulty. Meetings are held every other
Wednesdav in the TUnion-I

Girls' Glee Club Offers
Concerts, Radio Work
Concerts, trips and radio programs
are some of the things which the
members of the University Girls' Glee
Club do during the year. Regular
eligibility and a successful tryout
period are demanded for member-
ship in this organization, which
meets every Wednesday evening for
one hour.

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