THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Saturday, !March 1O, 1945
Sorority Rushing Rules--As Is vs. Our New Way
Through This[Tr B
Sort of Thing
All coeds who registered at the
Panhellenic Booth for Rushing,1
giving their draft status and the , s
name of a reliable cigarette black ?'
marketeer, are now eligible to run /
the giuntlet of a month of par-
ties. Lucky souls .I...
Fushing season will begin on
March 9 with all sorority houses
having open house for all rush- .,
ees. There will be no invitations-
to these open house teas, and all'
rishees MUST go to all houses
of their denomination. Don't
think they'll feed you, kids, all --
you'll get is a cup of tea, one
lump of sugar or a squirt of lemon.
Pasties will continue through-
rut the month of March, cli- -,
ruaxed by pledging on April 2.
These parties will be informal or
formal, meaning you get dressed
up regardless, informal is just a
term used to mean that maybe
they'll let you sit on the floor.
Contact rules for rushees and -
sorority women are to be strictly;-.
observed and therefore are review-
ed once more to be sure the read-
e: understands. --
(1) Rushees are under no cir-
comstances permitted to converse, -
w ite, use sign language, or employ
smoke signals, with a member ofa-r.=
any sorority. ,
(2) Sorority women are not per-
ccitted under any circumstance to
wmite, converse, use smoke signals,
ue sign language or the like to -
a.-yone who is rushing..
(Ekception: Here arises the;
pm oblem of sisters. PanHellenic
has taken into consideration that
sisters hould be allowed to talk RUSHEE'S DILEMMA-This is the myriad of choic
oscasionally during the month of coeds face when they come up against choosing
March, but certain rules have been sorority. In these columns, The Daily pits a whact
set up limiting nit.The sister who of the rushing rules as they are today against the m
is a sorority woman must not en-
ter the dorm of the sister who is a and well-thought rules as they could be ii the ref
rushee . . . for fear she contacts were made. You be the judge!
other girs other than the sister.
They, the two sisters, can meet at
the League for a coke, if (a) a ten cents to pay for the coke. This on the first re
girl representing another sorority all means, that you didn't want to read it again
is present and (b) if the rushee see your sister anyhow . . .) again . . .
doesn't bring any of her friends In case any of the above in- Maybe there i
with her, and (c) if they have the formation is hazy or confusing it, but we doubt
aily Announces Sweeping
Reforms in Pan-Hell Rushing
"Sping reforms in the cam- bon and scotch will be the only
pus sorority rushing rules were beverages allowed, which are now
announced yesterday by Miss Bliss quoted at the cashier's office at
Bughmen, Pan-Hell president, at $3.20 the pint and $5.80 the quart.
the annual inter-sorority tea. 4. If men are to be present in
In this move to renovate the sorority houses at all during rush-
existing contradictions n present ing, they must be either intimate
regulations the sorority heads have friends or casual acquaintances of
taken this step wchich will, in the the sisters. No male relatives will
words of a Tri-Delt spokesman, be allowed around to stink up the
get the you-know-which-metal place. No men will be allowed
out of the sororities you-know- below the second floor.
which-unmentionables," 5. No rushing may take place
"I am confident that under the between the hours of 2 p.m. and
new rules, rushees will be given 10 p.m. Rushing during these
an uplift such as they have never times has caused too damn much
felt before," Miss Boughmen pre- confusion in past years, and re-
dicted. "With these precepts as a isulted in turmoil in general. Be-
foundation, we should be able to sides, most fraternity men cannot
get rid of many of the droops now tell a rushee from an active any-
seen in the various sororities," she way, and this plays hell when they
said. call for their dates.
The announcement of the new 6. Names, addresses and phone.
iules follows: . numbers of all rushees must be
printed at least two days before
1. Fraternity men ma oct be rushing closes in the columns of
ken into eorority houee ds- the Interfraternity Weekly Active.
wised as rushees. This move is 1 Rushees must list their experience
designed atrthesrequest of severalnd qualif s fo servig f
home town romeos who feel that ternity men. Suggestions as to
under the old system fraternity how the list of these qualifications
Somen have had an unequal advan- should be developed will be pro-
rage in aifaires paramoure, vided.
2. No girl may be rushed who 7. No girl may be rushed who
does not have proper identifica- does not measure up to University
Lion to show that she is over 21. of Michigan standards. Measure-
This step will relieve the embar- ments of rushees should be pre-
rassment often felt by fraternity pared before March 10 for publi-
7 Imen and other male beings (sub- cation in The Daily. Various fra-
human variety) who are kind en- ternity men have kindly volun-
ough to date sorority women. and teered their services for the pro-
who have difficulty smoothing cess of preparing.
things over with local prohibition 8. No girl may be rushed who
authorities, is not in a position to support her-
3. Brandy, schnapps, gin. 11- self while a sorority member. A
queres and alcoholic stimulants of list of several positions that have
any kind will not be permitted in gained wide popularity in Ann Ar-
sorority houses during rushing bor has been published by the
hours. The University has a repu- IFC. Prospective rushees are urg-
tation to maintain, which it has ed to familiarize themselves with
upheld quite well, despite the ra- the advantages and rewards each
w, sr, tioning of whiskey. Straight bour- has to offer.
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