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WED tDAY, ,SEPTEM.,B.ER 20, "150,

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NEW STAFFERS WELCOMED.
Daily Begins 61st Year of Publication
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'Ensian Will
Publish Huge
New Volume
1951 Yearbook
Will Sell for $5
Michigan's "Official" scrapbook
-that's the 'Ensian, student pub-
lished yearbook for 53 years.
Shortened from "Michiganen-
sian;" the book's name came from
someone's mispronunciation for
the suggested name-"Michigan-
ensis."
* * *
THE 'ENSIAN began publication
in 1897, selling for a mere dollar.
In the beginning it was the joint
work of three then existing maga-
zine staffs, which were the Litera-
ture and Engineering, Law and In-
dependent mAgazines.
Many opportunities for differ-
ent kinds of work and promo-
tion are available on- the 'Ensian.
The editorial staff works on the
preparation and assembly of
copy and photographs. There is
work available for writers, pho-
tographers, typists and those in-
terested in the lay-out and de-
sign of the 'Ensian.
For those interested in the bus-
iness staff, there are positions to
handle accounts, contracts, ad-
vertising and sales.
ALL ELIGIBLE students may try
out for the 'Ensian. This excludes
first-semester freshmen.
The outstanding tryouts of the
editorial and business staff are
recognized each year with com-
plimentary copies of the 'hnsian
and may petition for positions
on the junior and senior staffs
at the end of their sophomore
year.
These positions include the man-
aging editor, business manager;art
editor, junior editors, and the pho-
tography editor.
The 'Ensian is published under
the authority of the Board in Con-
trol of Student Publication. Its
offices are in the Student Publica-
tions Bldg., one block west of An-
gell Hall on Maynard St.

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STUDENT PUBLICATION BUILDING-The home of The Daily, Generation, and the 'Ensian is
one block west of Angell Hall on Maynard Street.

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as the U. of M. Daily in 1890 by
a group of non-fraternity men. It
soon moved from a small down-
town print ship where it was first
printed, to the Ann Arbor Press,
and the name was changed to The
Michigan Daily.
The present Student Publica-
tions Building, opened in 1932,
was financied largely by The
Daily's earnings. It contains to-
day one of the finest physical
plants, for a newspaper the size
of The Daily, in the country.
The most recent acquisition is
a new rotary press, installed last
month.
* * *
THE DAILY is published by
students under the authority of
the Board in Control of Student
Publications, which is made up
of students elected by the campus
at large, and faculty and alumni
appointees.
The Board does not censor
editorials or news articles.
It has general responsibility for
the success of student publica-

tions, but actual administration is
left to the students.
* * *
TRYOUTS ON THE Daily edi-
torial staff go through a semester
training program to learn the
fundamentals of reporting, proof-
reading, and headline writing.
This is followed by assignment to
the reportorial staff, with respon-
sibility for seeing that a particu-
lar beat is coveretl.
From this staff, the night edi-
tors and their assistants - the
junior staff - are chosen. Each
night editor is in complete
charge of the actual publication
of the paper one night per week.
The senior editors are the man-
aging editor, who has general re-
sponsibility for everything thatj
appears in The Daily; the editor-
ial director, who is in charge of
the editorial page; the city editor,
who handles local news assign-
ments and directs the night edi-
tors; the feature editor, who takes
care of feature articles; the pho-
tography editor, and the associate

editors, who are responsible for
the training programs.
The junior and senior staffs
are selected by the Board in
Control of Student Publications
upon the recommendation of the
managing editor, and receive
salaries.
Parallel appointments as night
editors and senior editors are
made oi the sports and women's
staffs.
* * *
THE BUSINESS STAFF has
charge of The Daily's finances. It
handles advertising, accounts, and
circulation.
Junior and senior jobs, as on
the editorial staff, are appoint-
ive, salaried positions.
The top position is that of busi-
ness manager.
* * *
THE DAILY has won numerous
awards for excellence, including
those given by the Associated Col-
legiate Press, Sigma Delta Chi,
and the National Advertising
Service.

LOOKING BACKWARD:
Ann Arbor Chief Calls Campus Fire Threat 'Slight'



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ed men and women held an aver-
age of 77 per cent of the positions
in 19 influential and honorary
campus organizations. The inde-
pendents make up 85 per cent of
the student body and the affiliates
15 per cent. In the current Student
Legislature race, 31 of the 58 can-
didates were independents.
Nov. 19. Michigan and Ohio
State tied, 7-7, for the Western
Conference championship.
Nov. 22. Nearly 7,000 voters
braved near freezing weather to
climax the "coldest and cleanest"
all-campus election in Student
Legislature history. Fifteen inde-
pendent and 13 affiliate candi-
dates were elected to SL's 28 seats.
Nov. 25. Approximately half of
the student population of Ann Ar-
bor remained at home to digest
Thanksgiving dinners, leaving pro-
fessors who had planned work for

their Friday classes with a sub-
stantially reduced number of stu-
dents.
Nov. 26. The Shah of Iran re-
ceived the honorary degree of Doc-
tor of Civil Law during his visit
to the University.
Nov. 29. The student campaign
of the Michigan Memorial-Phoe-
nix Project opened, setting its goal
between $100,000 and $200,000.
The Phoeniv Project is a research
plan into the peacetime uses of
atomic energy which President
Ruthven has called "a project big-
ger than the University itself."
Dec. 1. The Interfraternity
Council house presidents passed a
resolution asking the Student Af-
fairs Committee to suspend any
fraternity which fails by Jan. 1,
1951, to petition its national office
for removal of any bias clauses in
the fraternity's constitution.
The Student Legislature passed
a resolution asking the University

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Administration for a full weekend
holiday at Thanksgiving. .
Dec. 7. Fire threat at the Uni-
versity was called "slight," by Ann
Arbor Fire Chief Ben Zahn, who
named 'U' Hall and Romance
Languages as the only buildings
on campus where a really sei'ious
fire could'occur.
Dec. 8. The federal government
granted the University more than
$3,000,000 for research projects.
Dec. 9. Workers began to clear
the site for the $5,000,000 South
Quadrangle men's dormitory.
Jan. 9. The Quiz Kids humbled
a panel of University professors
by a score of 131-120. The profes-
sors' downfall came when they
couldn't name Michigan football
scores.,
Jan. 10. King Peter of Yugo-
slavia asked for freedom from the
Communist Party for his coun-
try, inaHill Auditorium lecture.
Jan. 13. University officals pro-
posed cutting two days from the
Christmas holiady to make up
the "lost time" of a full weekend
Thanksgiving vacation, but stu-
dents were definitely cool to the
proposal.
London papers termed Michigan
"the most progressive" educational
institution in the world.
Jan. 14. Plans were announced
and a building purchased for the
campus' first international house.
An investigation of fire precau-
tions in student rooming houses
was initiated.
Feb. 10-12. The J-Hop dance
weekend featured Duke Ellington
and Louis Prima.
Mar. 3. The University commun-
ity mourned the death of Dean of

Women Alice C. Lloyd, who had
served the University as women's
advisor and later as Dean of Wo-
men for almost a quarter-century.
Mar. 17. Generation, a new stu-
dent magazine containing creative
material and articles on all the
arts, made its first appearance.
Eleven Korean English teachers
studying at the English Language
Institute declared that the division
of Korea into Russian and Ameri-
can zones had created a grave eco-
nomic problem in the country and
that the situation had become so
tense that no one could cross the
border without fear of Communist
action.
Mar. 24. The Big Ten Young
Republican Conference opened
presenting Harold Stassen, Rep.
Thurston B. Morton (R-Ky.) and
Rep. Gerald R. Ford (R-Mich.).
Gold-fish swallowing reappear-
ed temporarily as a campus acti-
vity.
Mar. 28. The Office of Student
Affairs began distribution of a list
of all University students under 21
years of age to every beer and li-
quor dealer in Washtenaw Coun-
ty.
Mar. 29. The Union Opera, "Lace
It Up", an all-male musical come-
dy, opened.
Two University officials empha-
sized that there is no "discrimina-
tory policy" in admission to the
University.
Mar. 30. The University signed a
five-year contract with the Atomic
Energy Commission for research
into the effects of atomic radia-
tion on human bodies.
April 5. Prof. J. Phillip Wer-
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