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Monday, February 12, 1951

T HE MI CH IGA N DA ILY

Page Seven

The Spirit of Michigan
MICHIGAN certainly is a nice That is why we like Tug Wek. OFFICIAL
university. It is deserving of As a start, Tug Week is fine.
all the praise we can lavish upon JDULL
it. For years people have been try- BUT THE possibilities offered'1
ing to do just that. But lately spi- by school spirit have been scarcely
rits have been drained completely broached. Circa 1909 there were (The Daily Official Bul is pub-
off this campus. Why? some pretty good intra-class bat- s hd edoiy. It is official . It ema-
Back in the good old days Mi- tes. This tradition might well be iversity. On every other day of the
chigan students used to wear revived. The losers could be made year, The Daily takes no editorial
beanies and have fights in front to serenade President Ruthven responsibility for what follows. To-
of the flagpole. It was known as with old college songs. day, the damage is ours.)
tradition and was a damn good Several SL members have MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2951
thing, suggested building an altar in VOL. IXNAY, NO.
Now, students discuss school the shape of a block M in front P
spirit among themselves quietly, of the library. On it, several "lit- Nypices
trot off to a mediocre football tIe men on campus" could be of- f
rally, and decide that they do fered up simultaneously with the CO-ED PERMISSION: The
indeed love Michigan. But do nearby Michigamua crucifixion. ,University herewith informs all
they? We think not. Yes, school spirit is a wonderful nco-eds that its offices will be
and beautiful thing. Its subtle in- granting permission for morning
A little step in the right direc- fluence can make life at a Uni- coffee dates. All women wishing
tion was made a while back by versity worth while when every- to apply must fill out form No.
William Gripman when he de- thing else fails. And the glory 999, giving time and place of date,
cided that it might be fun to drag gained by the school is apalling. ),!.1 price of coffee, and class cut to
a few of his buddies through the Heretofore, let us dedicate our- make the date.
Huron River. We watched Mr. selves, in fullness of spirit and THE BOARD of Regents has
Gripman do this, and we agree honeasty of heart, to this green and announced a forthcoming vacancy
with him. It certainly was jolly pleasant campus, this Michigan! 2 in the University's administration.
od fun.nth-UnierswyayadTneardion
good fun. -Ordway Tea All applicants must:
_ _ _ _ _ _ _1. Own a large boxer dog.
l-Daly-J 2. Serve tea twice a month.
AT THE J-HOP WITH CHARLES ADAMS. 3. Like snakes and other vermin.
City E ditor s 4. Be an ardent footballfan.
ANYONE INTERESTED in rip-
ping out Bias Clauses should con-
tact the George Roumell, Presi-
T HE TIME has come for all of dent of SL, immediately. Roumell
us to think in terms of theaassures a supply of scissors.
By SAUL RENTLINGER world before us. THE HOPWOOD Committee
SO It means we will avoid thinking At Lydia Mendelssohn the audience know the outcome in has announced a special award to
in terms of just animals, or just THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, by advance. .Prof. Wilbert McGouch. The book,
people, s just new cars. When Andre Obey, translated by This knowledge makes dramatic on Boston's list of next fall's sup-
we think in these terms, we are Thornton Wilder With Ro crises difficult of achievement, pressions, is entitled, "Be Glad
discriminating, because we are Soble Patricia Newball Allen and suspense nearly an impossibil- You're SexuallyMaladjusted.
leaving out some parts of the son. ity. While in some instances know-
world. We are falling prey to bias ing that hopes and fears are fu- -(.
clauses of the mind. WARNING: THIS IS A SERI- tile or fruitful provides the audi- Acade i
OBut this situation can be 0US REVIEW.-Ed. ence with a momentary feeling of THE GRADUATE School has
rectified. Something can be A DRAMATIZATION of a his- omnipotence, unless the action announced a new course in the Art
done about it. It can be altered, torical event always works un- and dialogue are smooth and fast, of Fabrication. This offering,
changed, fixed, and repaired. It der the initial handicap of having this same knowledge breeds bore- Perjury 375, is open to a limited
will not be an easy job. The dom. number of ex-Communists.
road before us is a steep climb, ' This is the problem this play
we are masters of our fate. does not completely succeed in DOCTORAL EXAMINATION-
By realizing the problems of i e a mastering. To speed up the ac- Harold Truman Walsh, Subject:
this age of crisis, we can begin to tion the author employs several The scitilating effects of also-
think in terms of the whole world devices: a pair of narrators holic beverages on the Acquinian
hn nthsomewhat reminiscent of a theory of atheism as related to the
and with just a small added tax, SEVEN EXPERIMENTAL MO- e h r ininta.
we can have the new car also. Greek chorus in miniature, a Walhonian theory of ethics.
The relative importance of the Paul Dour. Presented by G front or curtain scene, a ver- DOCTORAL EXAMINATION-
task which lies before us cannot tesque Film Society. satile single setting, and tran- Tom Walsh, Subject: The rela-
be underestimated. We must ral- sition music. . tive relation of the Student Legis-
ly in spite of perplexing dilemmas. THESE EXPERIMENTAL films And to prevent the audience lature conceived in terms of its
The future will come. This is, in- may not be described in any from feeling they know more than bearing on the University Com-
deed inevitable. Our hope, and the other way. Indeed, they are quite the characters, playwrite Obey has munity.
C 'hope of future generations, lies in experimental. They are disconcert- equipped each of them with an
v ! ^our unbounded ability to face re- ing, they are so experimental. over-developed consciousness of DOCTORAL EXAMINATION-
solutely the problems of the world, Which is not to say they are not the effects and nature of their Lawrence C. Otto, Subject: The
through taxes and high water. Art. They are almost pure Art. every act. The difficulty is that effects of the Fontaine revolution
-Walter Stokes They are undoubtedly the finest when people are self-consciously on domestic tranquility.
flowering of the avant-garde noble, they are no longer noble,
which we have run across thus far but pompous and egocentric. This Events Today
{ defect in a Tarqinius is not too
in our long and catholic experi-
ence. Their exceence bes not in bad, but in a gracious, innocent A LECTURE sponsored by the
psi iiality; Miss Dour shos no Lucretia, it is fatal. Young Republicans will be de-
175 YEARS AGO evidnc.s D r hos n. livered by a rising young coroner
rROFESSOR Mangfred L c h - .nything origina Rather, HIS CONSCIOUSNESS of the from Missouri, Harry S. Truman,
' lump, of the political science herhayth nique ies eau history-making aspects of their at 7:30 p.m. today at the Club
department, today asserted, "This he n e beu actions is c id over into the Combo. The speaker will focus
idea of writing a so called Decar-itesith thebnal in such a man- characterizations; the whole at- his attention on "The Squabbling
ation of Independence is ridicu- t flui t f mosphere becomes tense. People between Those ho Accepted an
nei s tocreae itflui poery me Ida Yesterday and 'oae Who
bous We must face facts. In an allm 1 ionstirean d pteryo valk rigidly, talk stiffly, their
out war with England our chances goequaled in citema.every muscle aquiver with appre- Will Accept the Same Idea Tomor-
of winning are nil." Is lau' sion fo Ait ohnsion of what they are doing. 0r5
-real Art and in her search And as a consequence they move PROF. JAMES KAY of the
for symbols she has done a com- as puppets. And bing ahays in political science department will
pleteback flip. Taking the sel- Iseh s loch key, it is impossbie to lecture to a foreign study group
dom touched symbols of "the tcd to a rimax oday on "What I Told the Gen-
((cha e and She iay fi,"ise has It is only in the rape scene that eral." In the evening, he will
c e p ssdestroyed the mundane concepts you have the feeling that you are address the faculty club on "What
of Time and Space, and fused \stchin" real people, and not ani- the General Told Me."
mated mannikins. For here the --
them io a mass oi movin fore-knowledge of the result works STUDENTB OOKMAKERS will
thing with the play instead of against meet in the Alpha Beta Gamma
But for certao confusions these asement tonight to plan for thc
\y films would be quite enjoyable. In Tarquius, though bestial is spring. baseball season.
her first film, "Snals of the Eve- a athmn n urtai
hea Ict4im S sttt S0lasuman id Lusretiai--'
nin,"n Miss Dour attempts to com- no longer a benign goddess but ," t '
tine lice prsioete elements of a woman. By employing every
James Joyce's Ulysses, Proust's theatrical device-symbolic sets, TREASURERS of all campus
Remembrance of Things Post, and fitting music, masterful lighting, organizations will meet with ap-
the New York Times Book Review and the duo of narrators-Di- proved auditors in the Cashier's

into a coherent ten minute aesth-ficto row
h-rector Strowan Robertson builds
Edifoial Staff tic experience. to a suspenseful and terrifying An
Editor............... DaveIiomas It is an excellent attempt, but climax. The only unfortunate lead 'r will be held on Sunday
Staff and Contributors: Bob Keith, somehow something is missing. thing is that the play does not Winner will be the contestant
Don Malcolm, Jo Ann Kelly, Rich It lacks that subtle sense of eso- end hee but dgs erutit e i the est
Thomas, Jim Brown, George Flint, whose bike has the biggest wheels.
Paul Brentlinger, Roma Lipsky, Janet tery which must, of course, be ingly on to Lucretia's anti-cli- -----
watts, Crawford Young, Alice Ayers, the cardinal principle of all Mo- mactic suicide. A NEW FOUR HOUR slide
Park Tiford, Harland Britz, and Dav- dern Art. I feel that the film is Neil Oppenheim's setting is al- and lecture course in Theory of
is Crippen. slightly crass. most stark in its simplicity; his Typing will be offered this se-
Pwchach s e ste om n an This qunlety, sadly enough, per- costumes, bri'ht, but still simple, mester by the Business Admini-
meates the whole program. There- striking, but not gaudy, lend an stration School. It will be con-
fore, unless the audience is slightly aura of sincerity which permeates ducted by Prof. Hank Jones, sit
Busincss S/aff crass too, it cannot receive the full their wearer's words. And when in professor from Michigan tate
. sieas Mcnssi'ee ........ Bob Daniels impact of Miss Dor's efforts. As Edward Chudaeoff's music is not College, who is now on campus, to
Afos mysc f, Miss Du's efforts pretentious or over-bearing, it, direct a proseminar in milking
r Tl c 505055, C,'iitkcuiown cBPb SMillic
Joi ooden,EvStrn.Palsh'nsle ent right under my head. too, is effective. machine operation in conjunction
wianc er shaero. -Allan G: brilowil -Allan Clasmage I with the Phoenix Project.

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