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THE MICHIGAN DAILY SUNDAY, DECEMEit3,'1956r

THIS CHANGING WORLD:
Students Approve Women in Union

What's Up
In the Dorms

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By HARRY REED

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Students interviewed yesterday
regarding the Union's plan for co-
ed recreation generally voiced ap-
proval of the drastic change in
what is the only strictly men's
Union in the Big Ten.
A spot check around the cam-
pus showed both men and women
enthusiastic about the experiment
which will begin Dec. 18. The new
arrangement will allow coeds es-
corted by Union members to use
the Union taproom, cafeteria, and
the ping-pong, billiard and bowl-
ing facilities for limited hours
during the week and weekend.
TYPICAL of men interviewed
was Doug Mann, '51L, who was
eating breakfast in the once sa-

cred Union taproom which es-
corted coeds will be allowed to
use from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. daily
under the experiment.
"The change would be a fine
thing," he said. "They should
have done it long ago. What
this place needs is some women."
In a traditional position which
may disappear soon from the
main lounge-deeply seated in a
leather chair with feet propped
up on window sill-John Gregory,
'52L, agreed with -his law col-
league. "This move will make the
Union a much more popular
place."
* * *

Union. "Since we don't have bil-
liard tables in the League," Lu-
cille Begrow, '52, commented, "I
think it's a fine idea. After all,
the men are pretty free to- roam
the League."
Apparently realizing a fond
dream of coed equality on cam-
pus, Sondra Diamond, '53,. ex-
claimed, "This is 1950; it's about
time the Union changed." Other
women interviewed agreed with
Naomi Benjamin, '53, that "the
changes should be permanent."
The question of Union front
door policy had a greater division
of opinion between male and fe-
male segments of campus.
Extreme attitudes on either side
were rare.

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Concerts
Collegium Musicum, in collabor-
ation with the Tudor Singers,
Maynard Klein, Conductor, and
the Museum of Art, will present
a concert at 4:15 Sunday after-
noon, Dec. 3, in the Main Con-
course of Alumni Memorial Hall.
It will include traditional chorales
of the Advent and Christmas sea-
sons, compositions of the 16th, 17th
and 18th centuries, and the Cho-
rales for Christmas Oratoria by J.
S. Bach. Louise Cuyler is in charge
of the program. Open to the pub-
lic.
Faculty Concert: Helen Titus,
Pianist, will be heard at 8:30 p.m.,
Mon., Dec. 4, Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater. Program: Mozart's Ron-
do in A minor, Schubert's Sonata
in D major, Op. 53, Ravels Gas-
pard de la nuit, and a group of
works entitled "Nostalgic Waltz-
es," by Ross Lee Finney, professor
of composition in the School of
Music. The public is invited.
Stanley Quartet with Benning
Dexter, Pianist, will play the sec-

ond and, final program in its fall
series at 8:30 p.m. Tues., Dec. 5,
in the Rackham Lecture Hall. The
concert will be composed of con-
temporary works, two of which, Al-
vin Etler's Quintet for Piano and
String Quartet, and Quincy Por-
ter's Quartet No. 8, were commis-
sioned by the University of Michi-
gan and dedicated to the Stanley
Quartet. The Quartet in A minor,
No. 4, by Ross Lee Finney of thej
School of Music faculty, will close
the series. Open to the general
public.
The Royal Philharmonic Orches-
tra of London, England, Sir Thom-
as Beecham, Conductor, will be
presented by the University Musi-
cal Society, tonight at 8:30 in Hill
Auditorium-the sixth concert in
the Choral Union Series.
Sir Thomas will present the fol-
lowing program on this occasion:
Rossini's Overture, "La Scala di
Seta"; his own arrangement of'
Handel's Suite, "The Faithful
Shepherd"; and the Mozart
"Prague Symphony," in the first
half. Following intermission Delius'
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra,
Massenet's "Last Sleep of the Vir-
gin," and Strauss' "Dance of the

Seven Veils" from "Salome," will
be heard.
A very limited number of stand-
ing room tickets will be available
at the Hill Auditorium box office
an hour preceding the concert.
Exhibitions
Museum of Art, Alumni Memori-
al Hall. Double Exhibition: Work
in Progress in Michigan; Water
Colors and Drawings from the
Newberry collection; through De-
cember 31. Galleries open to the
public, weekdays 9-5, Sundays 2-5.
Events Today
Congregational, Disciples, Evan-
gelical and Reformed Guild: 6 p.
m., Supper at Memorial Christian
Church. Dr. Robert M. Hopkins, of
the Golden Rule Foundation, for-
merly Disciple Representative to
the World Council of Churches at
Geneva, Switzerland, will speak on
"The Strategic Use of the Almighty
Dollar."
Roger Williams Guild: 10 a.m.,
Bible Study at the Guild House.
6 p.m., Cost supper and discus-
sion at Guild House. Frederick O'-
Dell, Associate Professor of Archi-
tecture speaking on "Church Sym-
bolism."

(Items of interest from any dorm,
co-operative or league house may be
reported to Alice Mencher at The
Deily, 23241, or at Martha Cook.)
With most : of the stranded
stragglers back to Ann Arbor af-
ter the Thanksgiving vacation, the
campus is already well into plan-
ning for Christmas.
Victor Vaughn House became
the first residence on campus to
sprout Christmas trees. The dec-
orations for their dance last night
centered around the gay, tradi-
tional fir trees which will remain
decorated for the coming pre-
holiday weeks.
Mosher Hall, too, was the scene
of Christmas-like festivities when
their dance paid tribute to last
year's holiday favorite, Rudy the
Rednosed Reindeer, and guests at
"Rudy's Romp" entered through
an igloo door molded out of a
number of easily obtainable eye-
high snow drifts.
The Martha Cook and Law
Club choirs are preparing a pro-
gram to be presented as enter-
tainment at the annual Martha
Cook 'Messiah Dinner'. All artists
performing in the Messiah con-
cert and members of the Univer-
sity administration are invited.
Campus
Calendar
A program of Christmas music
of the 16th, 17th and 18th cen-
turies will be presented by the
Collegium Musicum, under the
direction of Prof. Louise Cuyler,
of the music school, at 4:15 p.m.
today in the main concourse of
Alumni Memorial Hall.
* * *
Prof. Robert Knapp of Connec-
ticutt Wesleyan University, will I
deliver a psychology department
lecture on "Education of Sciaen-
tists" at 4:15 p.m. today in Kel-
logg Auditorium.
* * *
Prof. J. G. Locaer of the Uni-
versity of Leiden, Netherlands
Visiting Professor in the history
department, will speak on "Free-
dom and Democracy in the
Netherlands" at 8 p.m. tomorrow
in the Rackham Lecture Hall.
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