NOVEMBER, 1, 1945
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
raternity Rushing Registration Continues This Wee]
Student Office of Union To Be
Latins Learn English in Eight Weeks
Sixty Latin American students,1
products of a unique educational ex-
periment known as the English Lan-
guage Institute, recently completed
an eight week course here and have
moved on to take up specialized stud-
ies at other universities throughout
The students, no longer strangersI
to this country's idioms, learned the
fundamentals of sentence structure
and pronunciation in a curriculum
that included movies, dances and
parties as well as formal classroom.)
Began in 1941
Originated and conducted by Prof.
Charles C. Fries, an internationally
known linguist, the project was be-
gun in 1941 at the request of the
State Department and has since
turned out more than 600 students.
To supplement classroomwork, the
students live together in the "Eng-
lish House" where only English is
spoken. Miss Margaret Moye, direc-
tor of the house, arranges schedules
of games and speeches for the resi-
dents. Sheran into difficulty once,
however,when she tried to introduce
the game of musical chair. It didn't
work because the men students were
too polite. Instead of fighting for a
chair they would bow to a pretty
senorita and say, "You take chair,
Learn Our Way of Life
The students receive orientation in
other things American than the lan-
guage. Upon arrival many werel
amazed that we obey traffic signals.
Speaking of a stop light, one of them
said, "Imagine obeying an inanimate
object!" Doing their own laundry
and taking care of their rooms came
as a disagreeable surprise to most as
only the very poor do menial labor
in their countries.
The eight week course is offered
on a year-round schedule here, but
several other universities plan to in-
stitute summer courses under the
guidance of the University of Michi-
Open for Students To Sign Up
Prospective Rushees Are Asked To Register
Immediately; Rushing Will Begin Next Week
Intensified registration with the Interfraternity Council for fraternity
rushing will continue today and tomorrow from 1 to 5 p. m. in the student
office of the Union.
There is no limit to registration and a student may register for rushing
at any time during the semester. Beginning Monday of next week, regis-
tration will take place in the Interfraternity Council office on the third
floor of the Union from 3 to 5 p.m.,'
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Register with IFC
Prospective rushees are encouraged
to register immediately with the IFC,
since actual rushing will begin some-
time next week, according to Dogan
Arthur, president of the IFC.
Registration with the Council is
With the return of veterans to
campus in large numbers, the ranks
of campus fraternities are being
swelled by the addition of these men.
Veterans are being encouraged to
contact their respective fraternities
upon reaching campus by the Inter-
fraternity Council, according to Do-
gan Arthur, IFC president.
While many of these veterans are
married and will not live in the chap-
ter houses, many others have return-
ed to live with their fraternity broth-
ers. In view of the housing shortage,
fraternity affiliation has proved of
great benefit to many veterans in
Returning to Zeta Beta Tau frater-
nity after an absence of three years
is Arthur Maier. Attached to the
101st Airborne Division, Maier took
part in some of the bloodiest fighting
on European soil, including the battle
for Bastogne. Maier was decorated
with the Bronze Star, the Distin-
guished Service Cross, the Purple
Heart with oak leaf cluster and the
French Croix de Guerre. Maier was
a transfer from Miami University.
Maier is living at the Zeta Beta
Tau fraternity chapter house at 2006
Washtenaw. He heads a fraternity
committee to consider fraternity-vet-
eran problems that may arise.
compulsory before a student can be
rushed or pledged by a fraternity. The
Council submits lists of all registrants
to all fraternities and it is from these
lists that the fraternities may rush
and pledge students. Registration
with the IFC involves no obligation to
No man will be rushed if he is
not registered with the IFC.
Governed by IFC
The Interfraternity Council is gov-
erned by an executive committee,
consisting of four fraternity repre-
sentatives, the president, the secre-
tary and alumni and faculty repre-
sentatives. The Council has estab-
lished a set of rushing and pledging
rules which the fraternities must
At the present time, there has been
a vacancy created in the office of
secretary of the IFC. Election of the
secretary will be held within a few
There will be a meeting of all fra-
ternity presidents on Tuesday eve-
ning, November 6. At this time, rush-
ing procedure will be discussed.
This semester, 15 fraternities will
reside in their houses in comparison
with approximately 30 in the pre-
Houses not taking non-fraternity
men: Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Theta,
Phi Sigma Delta, Sigma Alpha Mu,
Sigma Chi and Zeta Beta Tau.
Houses with non-fraternity room-
ers: Alpha Tau Omega, Chi Phi, Del-
ta Upsilon, Pi Lambda Phi, Sigma
Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Phi Epsilon,
Theta Chi, Theta Delta Chi and Zeta
In addition there are several active
fraternities that are not occupying
their houses. The latter group num-
bers approximately ten fraternities.
Those fraternities that are taking
in non-fraternity members are con-
sidered as rooming houses and must
have a, house mother in residence.
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At school the most complete way to enjoy your leisure
time, to get the most from every spare moment, is to
listen to good music and appreciate its full meaning.
Make music your happy time hobby.
Freshman Initiation Forbidden
During Current Fall Semester
REG. $2.00 VALUE ONLY
Phone 3542 . . . North End of Diagonal . . . 715 N.. University
In contrast with pledging proced-
tre In the past, no campus fraternity
will be allowed to initiate a fresh-
man during the current semester, ac-
cording to a recent Interfraternity
Scholastic qualifications for fra-
ternity initiation will be on the basis
of semester grades. Providing the stu-
,dent meets the scholastic qualifica-
tions, he can be initiated at the begin-
ning of next semester.
2-Week Walt Required
No man can be pledged until hav-
ing been registered with the IFC for
a period of two weeks. Official regis-
tration is considered to be at that
time when rushing lists are submitted
to the fraternities.
Rushing engagements may be held
on any week night until 10 p. m. and
on Saturday until 12 p. m. Telephone
calls are not considered rushing en-
Violation of IFC rushing and initia-
tion rules can result in the following
penalties for fraternities: social pro-
bation, denial of the privilege of\
pledging, denial of the privilege of
initiating, suspension, or fines.
At the present time, fraternities are
governed by a set of war-time IVC
rules. Return to pre-war rules is not
expected to take place for another
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