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-Daily--Alex Lmanian
FIRST-NIGHTERS-Freshmen listened attentively Monday night as an all-star group of Univer-
sity leaders welcomed them to campus. President Alexander G. Ruthven, Dean of Students Erich
A. Walter, Associate Dean of Women Mary C. Bromage and SL President John Ryder played to a
near-capacity audience of 2,000 at Hill Auditorium.
Cain pus Leaders Welcome Freshmen

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Two thousand freshman stu-
dents thronged Hill Auditorium
Monday night to get a first hand
look at the President of the Uni-
versity, three other adminiistra-
tors, and three student leaders.
The campus dignitaries also got
a chance to size up their spirited
audience (the freshmen sent the
auditorium's newly-painted ceil-
ing ringing with their renditions
of Michigan cheers), and to send
them along their academic way
feeling welcomed and perhaps a
bit sobered.
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THE FRESHMAN
climaxed the first
Orientation Week.

ASSEMBLY
big day of

President Alexander G. Ruth-
ven issued a personal invitation
to each of the students in the
class of 1953-"you are free to
come to me if you need my as-
sistance at any time. Students
always come first," he told them.
He urged them not to throw

away their obligations to- the Uni-
versity, "which has been called one
of the greatest of all time."
ANDHE cautioned them against
academic pitfalls. "Don't waste
your time," Dr. Ruthven decried
calling a grade of C a "gentle-
man's grade," and intimated that
such a standard could only lead to
scholastic disaster.
Dr. Ruthven also had some-
thing to say about "armchair
presidents," though lie did not
call them that.
"If you're as smart as I thought
I was when I was a freshman,
you'll think you know how to run
the University better than we do,"
he said. "However, you'll find that
you won't have time."
OTHER SPEAKERS were Dean
of Students Erich A. Walter, As-
sociate Dean of Women Mary C.
Bromage, University director of
orientation Ivan Parker and Stu-
dent Legislature President John
Ryder.
Dean Walter urged the stu-
dents to use their talents to be-
come "uncommon men and
women" in an age "that has
been called the age of the
common man. Where the em-
phasis falls on those two words
depends on you."
To the women students Mrs.
Bromage spoke of opportunities
to obtain social skills under a new
counseling plan in women's resi-
dence halls, and also of the op-

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