THE MICHIGAN JiITL
'HUSIDAt, IECE7,vIER C; 1945
Board in Control of
As a candidate for the Board in
Control of Student Publications, the
following are my qualifications:
Business Mgr., High school paper-
4 years; News editor, junior college
paper-1 term; Editor in chief, jun-
ior college paper-1 term; Managing
Editor, "Signal Corps News" pub-
lished by the 6th corps area, signal
unit, Educational Div. Hq. Chicago
Ill.; Washington (D. C.) reporter,
"Signal Corps Inspector," a magazine
published by Signal Corps Inspector
Agency. U. S. Army, Dayton, Ohio.
I have never been a staff member
of any publications controlled by the
Board, and therefore have made no
commitments to friends who are staff
members, and who may desire special
There is but one disqualification
for candidacy for the Board, that is,
membership on the staff of any of
the subordinate publications. This
provision is a wise one. It was de-
signed to eliminate persons from the
Board, who because of contacts, asso-
ciations, and experience would be less
able to discover and correct the
faults of the publications. The.pur-
pose was to provide impartial, ex-
perienced and unobligated adminis-
tration for University Publications.
This provision has been circum-
vented through resigning from the
staff to run for the Board; an ob-
vious but legal violation of the spirit
and principle of the rules.
I am well acquainted with the
management of the Daily and am
in agreement with their major poli-
cies but I decry the existence of
vested interests in campus politics.
For renewed vigor in administra-
tion and for expedition of publicity
-or campus organizations I pledge my
The Board in Control of Student
Publications, serving as it does in the
capacity of publisher to the Michigan
Daily, Gargoyle and Ensian, is an or-
ganization whose activities directly
affect the activities of every student
on the campus, whatever school he
may be enrolled in.
In running for re-election for the
position of a student member of the
Board I wish to take the liberty of
stating those qualifications which I
think qualify me for the position.
1-The practical experience gained
as serving as a student member of the
Publications Board during the past
2-Two and a half years work on
the editorial staff of the Michigan
Daily, during ,which time I served in
the position of Night Editor and
It is my belief that the function of
a student member of the Board is to
represent as well as any single indi-
vidual is capable of representing the
views of those who elected him,
namely, the student body on campus,
and not any special group or groups.
His job is not only one of attending
the monthly meetings of the Board,
but of taking an active daily interest
in the varied student publications
and their operation. He should be as
well acquainted with the staffs of
such publications as is possible for a
person not directly associated with
them. These are prerequisities to any
intelligent handling of the problems
which will confront him while serving
on the Board.
On the basis of these qualifications
and beliefs, I, Monroe Fink, a junior
in the Law School of the University,
run for re-election to the Board in
Control of Student Publications.
I believe that the Board in Control
of Student Publications should be a
guiding, rather than a restrictive,
control, and as such should be a lib-
eral advisory body to the outlets of
As an undergraduate I served on
the Michigan Daily for six semesters,
including one year as sports editor,
and thus feel that I have sufficient
background and knowledge of the
various publications to usefully serve
the students as a member of this
I am a 'graduate student in the
School of Business Administration, a
member of Sigma Delta Chi, profes-
sional journalism fraternity, and
Sphinx, and have worked as corre-
spondent for the Chicago Sun and
A Junior in the College of Engi-
neering, I am a member of Sigma
Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Until re-
cently I have held various executive
positions in this organization. Now,
I wishtowork in the interestof the
student body as a whole. I feel that
I have the time and the energy to
capably handle a post on the Board
in Control of Student Publications.
Itis my belief that our publications
shoul1d be unbiased, interesting, and
accuraterepresentations of student
opinaions and tastes. If elected, this
will be my criteria when acting in an
advisory or polic-determining ca-
I have never been formally asso-
ciated with any student publications
on this campus. Therefore I am not
prejudiced against or obligated to
4ny group or groups involved in these
On these pages The Daily
Presents stateinents of candi-
dates running in tomorrow's
all-cainpus election. The state-
ments were especially prepared ,
for The Daily by each candi-
date and are printed exactly as
received in alphabetical order.
Details of the election will be
found on page one of today's
Daily. Sample Ballots and con-
plete election rules will be
pointed Associate Editor for the
spring term of 1945 by the Board in
Control. I have been employed as a
reporter by the United Press bureau
in Detroit and the Detroit Times.
Membership on the Board calls for
technical background that cannot be
acquired by casual contact with pub-
lications. Daily experience and news-
paper work are invaluable for a bet-
ter understanding of these problems.
Perhaps the most important func-
tion of the student, member of the
Board is to interpret the student at-
titude to the eight faculty and alum-
ni members. The student board
member is charged with the obliga-
tion of preserving the publications'
reflections of campus opinion and to
prevent the publications from degen-
erating into "house organs" that only
record teas and the comings and go-
ing of faculty members. The student
member also interprets the position
of the Board on publication aims.
I enrolled in the University in 1942
when the Gargoyle was still in ex-
istence and the Michiganensian was
published in its traditional one-vol-
ume edition. I think that I can be
instrumental in linking the present
publications to their outstanding
counterparts of a few years back.
I am a freshman in the College of
Law enrolled under the combined
curriculum. I am a member of
Sphinx, Junior men's honor society,
and Sigma Delta Chi, national pro-
fessional journalism fraternity.
As a member of the class of 1946,
and a candidate for senior officer in
the Literary College, I, Jean Athay,
am extremely interested in seeing
that all old Michigan traditions,
abandoned during the war emergency,
are revived with as much skill and
speed as possible. I consider this nec-
essary not only for the benefit of our
class and those to follow, but also
because, as the largest organized
group of seniors on the campus, we
may lead other organizations in a
speedier return to former peace-time
During my three years here on
campus, I have served the Michigan
Daily both on the editorial and wom-
ens staff, and also as music critic.
I have belonged to several W.A.A.
sports clubs, and last year held a part
in Junior Girls Play. At the present
time, I am the rushing chairman of
Delta Gamma. It is because of these
varied contacts with members of my
class, that I feel qualified to repre-.
sent and serve them as a senior class
Senior Class officer at the Univer-
sity of Michigan should mean some-
thing more than another honor to
the senior students. During the war
we either did not take part in many
important traditions or did away
with them altogether. The class of
'46 should revive the spirit of college
graduation that has been noticeably
absent during the past few years. As
a class officer I would endeavor to
bring that much needed spirit back
to our campus in the following ways:
*The Senior Swing-out should be
*The commencement exercise -
emblem of our farewell to college
days should be an occasion that will
live in our memories.
A well known speaker with an en-
lightening address should be secured.
Care should be taken in making
arrangements for engraved invita-
tions to parents and friends.
*Senior dues should be collected
with efficiency to enable the class of
'46 to distinguish itself in a class gift
and in future alumni reunion prepar-
With these objectives in the mind
of a class officer, the seniors as a
whole will become more than a mere
mass of aspirants for a degree-they
will become a spirited organization
truly representative of the year 1946.
I pledge myself to these aims with
a firm belief that they can be ac-
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Basically a person who runs for a
senior class office should be one who
has had quite a considerable amount
of experience in connection with
campus activities during their four
years at Michigan.
A person who holds a senior classt
office should be someone who has in
sometime during their college careert
held a place of distinction upon ther
campus so as to be best able to up-
hold the dignity that a senior class
My experience is as follows: Sports
staff of the Michigan Daily; Men's£
Judiciary Council; President of the
Interfraternity Council; Bomber1
Scholarship Committee; Sphinx hon-
orary society president; Literature
School Administrative Board and a
member of the Michigan Varsity
Upon the above experience I place
my qualification for the position of
Senior Class officer from the Litera-
In the past three years there have
been many duties which I have will-'
ingly performed and which should
make me qualified to run for a senior
class office. While a freshman, I was
elected as corridor representative to
the Jordan House Council and as sec-'
retary of the Society of Women Engi-
neers. Until transferring to Lit. school
during my sophomore year, I retained
the office of Secretary of the S.W.E.
Though I was no longer in the engi-
neering college, Sigma Rho Tau
elected me as their vice-president last
year and as president this year. I
have also held two offices in Kappa
Kappa Gamma - registrar and
My other qualifications may be of
less importance in selecting senior
class officers, but they still have
given me a good background in the
workings of campus organizations.
These other activities include 3 years'
work on the Michiganensian, a year
with the Child Care Committee, '2
years' work with the Surgical Dress-
ings Unit, and singing parts in J.G.P.
and Co. D's show, Rumor Has It.
In recent years the senior class offi-
cers have restricted their activities to
collecting dues for reunion functions
and to getting robes and announce-
ments for the graduation exercises.
Just last year they gave a senior ball
for the first time in years. This year
is our real reconversion year, how-
ever. I think that the senior class
should have a senior sing, class day,
promenade, and banquet. We should
revive the 'Pipes and Canes' tradi-
1. Admitted to the University of
Michigan in the Fall of 1940
2. Completed Freshman, Sopho-
more, and Junior years.
3. Called to active duty March
1943. Army. Honorable Dis-
4. Readmitted to the University
November 1945 under G.I.
1. Freshman track team
2. Michigan Glider Club
3. Junior Football manager
4. Veterans Organization
5. Phi Gamma Delta
III War Record
1. Served with 15th Airforce as
2. Volunteered for paratroops-
trained in Rome.
3. Assigned to 517th Parachute
Infantry Reg. as 1st Scout.
4. Campaigns: Italian, Southern
France, Rhineland, The
Bulge, and Central Europe.
(two years overseas)
5. Authorized: Purple Heart,
Combat Infantry Badge,
E.T.O. ribbon with 5 Stars,
Parachute and Gunner's
wings, and the Presidential
Having attended the Univer-
sity of Michigan during the
"pre-war" era and at the
same time being a returned
veteran I feel that I am rep-
class and understand the
problems of both the regular
student and the veteran. I
am familiar with the duties
of the senior class offices and
am willing to take full re-
sponsibility for any office to
which I may be elected.
The Class of 1946 has an oppor-
tunity very seldom realized by any
group. Many of the pre-war tradi-
tions have been by-passed and as a
result this class can utilize all its re-
sources to originate new Senior Class
functions which will become tradi-
tions for succeeding classes. Natur-
ally a few old activities will be quite
attractive today and should be in-
corporated in the plans for the year,
but primarily the slate is clean, wait-
ing to be filled with new ideas. I
would like to have an active part in
filling this slate with affairs which
will mark this class as an active one.
A few such ideas are an outside for-
mal dance on the portable gym floor
to be* held at Ferry Field, a Senior
Breakfast, a Senior Day when a
large picnic or a boat-trip on Lake
St. Clair could be held, a Senior
Sing and also a Senior Daily among
Arrangements should be made for
an active Commencement Week, a
small file of vital information which
would be a help in the event of a re-
union and lastly there should be a
definite attempt to get graduates as-
sociated with the Alumni Clubs in
their home towns.
While on campus I have been on
the Union Executive Council, Per-
sonnnel Chairman of the Bomber
Scholarship, Chairman of 1945
V-Ball and 1945 Homecoming and
Treasurer of Junior Honor Society.
In addition I am an Assistant in the
entered in 1942, I feel that I am
ready to assume the responsibility
of a Senior Office. I have served on
the Social Committee, on several
committees of JGP, participated in
the Junior Girls' Play, and am now
an officer of Pi Beta Phi. Because I
enjoy numerous contacts with mem-
bers of my class, I feel qualified to
represent their interests in the func-
tions of a class officer.
Senior Office Qualifications:
1. Senior in the Literary School
2. Secretary of Junior Girls' Proj-
3. Vice-President of the Michigan
4. Mortar Board
5. President of Kappa Alpha Theta
Our status as seniors is even more
important this year because it is -up
to us to set the pace for succeeding
post-war classes. We must equal and
surpass pre-war groups in organi7a-
tion, spirit, and success.
I feel qualified for a position as an
officer of the senior class of the Lit-
erary college because of my interest
in campus activities as shown by my
participation in them. Through my
work on the Executive Council of
the Michigan Union and as Accounts
manager on the Michigan Daily
Business Staff, I have come in con-
tact with most student activities. My
Six semesters of College have all been
spent at Michigan.
For the past few years, senior of-
fices have not been filled until the
and of the ,year thus curtailing senior
activities. Now that things are again
approaching normalcy, it is only
right that the seniors should be
drawn closer together as the Class of
'45, through senior activities.
If elected I will strive to promote
more class unity and to carry out the
desires of the majority of the mem-
bers of the Class of '45.
My chief aim is to give the stu-
dents the good class government they
deserve. I have attended the Univer-
sity in the capacity of both Marine
trainee and civilian, and feel that I
can appreciate the problems of both
V-12 and civilian. I am a member of.
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and
have had experience as house presi-
dent and vice-president.
Editor's Note-Henry Fonde and
Howard Yerges in Lhe Engineering
School are running for a senior class
office, but did not submit statements.
I believe that the senior class
should be a group for constructive
guidance of campus activities. After
four semesters on the Michigan Daily
I believe that I have sufficient back-
ground to 'aid in the organization of
this group to serve as a working in-
strument for the expression of a ma-
ture student viewpoint.
I am a member of the Delta Delta
Delta sorority and at present. am a
night editor on the editorial staff of
Greta Lee Kranz
Iaving been in association with
Michigan campus affairs since I first
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