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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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DormsH Ouse 0Move
Residence Halls Filled
To Copacity This. Year
Uppeoplaosmn n Givjigu IL oom s T e 10wn; <
25 Separate Dorms Located, On Canipus.
With facilities for. housing more than 3,QOQ stllcients, the University
system of residence halls is considered the largest tn the world inwhich
the house plan is in operation. However, thi iir~fWu of Wqr workers, and a
good-size l freshmaj class, together, with' the ever increasing popularityr of .
life in the residence halls, have combined to fill the houes to capacity. The
University began refusing applica- -

Than 3,00'0 Students

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tipus in the middle of July.
Attempting to provide rooms for
as great a number of freshmen as
possible, the University has asked
mny pyupper classmrn nto relinquish
their roons and private homes have
been sought to~ lessen the severe
shortage. Some of the larger rooms
have been f~rpiswe1 so as to hold
;three or four students and many of
the single rooms have been made
into doubles. $ut. in spite of these
attempts, some freshen will'not be
able to live in a residence hal.
House Plan Is 4uccess
Du} i the last three and one-
h alf years the Michigan House Plan
Shas been developed and, judging by
thp, nxmber of .applications."the tni-
versity has had to turn down this
year, has proved very :successful.
P'rof. Kar - Litzenbmr is director of
the residence halls and Francis C.
Sh~iel is the business manager. Uni-
;ersity dietitians .prepare,, over :9,000
ideals daily under the genieral guid-
ance of Miss 10thleen Uamxm.
Worth of the residence hall system
heas been proven by statistics which
show that the scholastic average of
freshmen living in the. residence
halls is considerably better than that
oif those living outside:
West Quad Is Largest porrm
All in all, 25 men's4 apd wome~n's
residecce"halls ponetinter the iiur-
isdiction- of tlie Wz!versity. The West
Quadarngle is by far the largest
residlence hal. on campus. It has
room for' 960 men students and is
divid~ed into eighit separate units in-
d uding Allen-~Rumsey., Winphell.
Wenley, Mchigan, Williams,' Adams,
NLjloyd, and Chicago houses. The
West Quad is ideally located behind
the Unilon arnd is. governed by a
'council. madIe up of representatives
of the eight dou~ses.
Onthe oth~er side of thep camnpus
and mqore accessible to the engineer-
ing school, is the other large dormni-
tary for men, the East Qarangle.
pivided into Tyler; Hinsdale, Greene
and Prscott houses, the East Quad-
raiigle has room for 400 stu~dents. t
is"the newest residence hall, being
opened for occupancy in the fall of
Jgirls' Residence Halls
Stockwell Hall is the most recently
built residence h'all for' women. It
was opened in February, 1040, and
houses 388 women in its two five-
story wings. Just north of Stock-
well is M'osher-Jordan, one of the
largest women's residence halls in
the country. Built in 1.934, it is

dividd into two separate sections,
the ;Jordan wing being open only to
freshiman wmen while Moher is
reserved forur clasmn.
Hlelen Newberry and Betsy Bar-
bpur are two smaler residence halls
for womewn, each holding aout $0
girs Meals are served and4 the ma-
jority of the residents are 'freshmen.
No M~els4 At$Flethr
Fletcher H~all is on~e ofthe~ smaller
men's resdene halls, no meals being
served. 4 delia heever Howe s*a
girl's coperative. The med~ical stu-
dents have a large Ireidece all of
their own~, Victor Vaga, that pro-
vides a congenial atmosphere for stu-
de~nts interested i the same pro-
fession. tUniversity and. Alugipae
Houses are small dormitories wh ich
are run exclusively for. graduate stu-
dents.
Couzens I1all is :reserved for the
use of those enrolled in the nursing
school, but it does not'come under
the Jurisdietion of 'the Board of Gov-
ernors of Residence Halls. The Law-
yeas Club is also mun separately and
is for the use of th~e law sidents.
H~owever, a large part of. it is now
being used by the Judge-Advocate
General School. Martha Cook .is a
privately endowed dormitory for uip-
pe class, Women.
The house government hrough
cl-airme.n geneally super vises the
numnerou.s activities that are carried
on withip and lbetween ~he dormi-
torups. Sports, cam~el a clubs, musi-
Cal groups, publicity and social
events all are includ~ed on a varied
socalcalendr that is plned to
give the rsdnt valuable recre .a-
tional interests. Opn houses after
football games, teas, formals, faculty
and exhag diers, lapguage ta-
dies, musiales and wrernt events
discussions roupd out, f4le school
year.u
Porii htus Now Open In
'Thre are nopw positions open forl
interpste stuents in bk h le XUni-
versity yp~phony Or hetra cppnluc-
ted by ric. De Lanarter and the
Univexsity Choir under the direction
of Hrdin Van Deursen.
Auditins for the orchestra il be
held all day Oct. 1. and 2 in the audi-
tqrivui of the School of Muicr, and
tryouts for the Choir will be on-
ducted fromn 10to 12 a m.and front
2 to 4 p.m~. in rom 22 ipthe S hoof
of Music.
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This is an architect's drawing of the West Quadrangle, men's 4ormiiory Which is composed of eight
separate houises and is connected to the Michigan Union by a pas--agceway. The West Quad residents eat
in four central dining halls located in the center of the (Quad. The main entrance to these dorms is on
Thompson Street, but entrances can bie made from any of the four surrounding streets.

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era Association and. many great

Newest addition to residence tory and North University streets,
halls for women is Stockwell Hall, just a few minutes from campus.
named after the first coed to grad- This architect's drawing shows the
ute from the University. Just re- west. or back entrance, which ,can i
cently completed, the dormitory is be reached by walking ups through
located at the corner of Observa- Palmer Field.

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Jlond and athletic, he is typically of the Foreign, Language clubs again
American and, in addition to his sing- this fall.
ing career, possesses distinctive gifts)i The ten active clubs which meet
for acting. Although he appeared at regularly at the International Center
the Ann Arbor May Festivals of 1930 were organized for the purpose of en-
and 1931, this is the first year that it abling students whose parents are of
has been possible' to bring him back foreign birth to have an opportunity
since that time. His appearance on
March 17 will close the Choral Union to associate and participate in var-
Series for the season. ious projects.
Season tickets 'for the series may The clubs meeting this fall include
be obtained by writing to Dr. Charles a South Amierican club, Chinese,
A. Sink, University Medical Society,JanePilpnArbcTukj
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Mibor . .JpnsPiipie rbc ~k
Those who wish to attend are ur*ged ish, Slavic, Finnish; Polish and Ar-
to purchase their tickets as soon as menian clubs.
possible, to -avoid the rush. I! The Foreign Language clubs that
In addition to the Choral Union3 meet at the Center are only those .
Series, the University Musical Society which are not connected with a lang-
also sponsors other musical highlights wage faculty in the University.
during the year. The Golden Jubilee Many projects are planned by eacht
May Festival, celebrating fifty years individual club, and there are as well
of fine amusic, will be given May 5, 6, joint projects which include the In-j
7, and!.8 and consists of six concerts, ternational Ball, war relief work, and
four evening programs and two coati- alumni relations.I
nees. The Philadelphia Orchestra un- The projects, which are jointly
der Eugene Ormandy has alreadyI sponsored. are under the direction of
been engaged for this performance,} the Inter-Club board consisting of
and negotiations are now pending_ representatives from each of the For-I
with an imposing list of soloists. 11 eign Language clubs.

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