'TI3E MICHIGAN DAILY
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 195?
PAGE EIGHT TIlE MICHIGAN DAILY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 195?
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strong spirit of unity between in-
dependent and affiliated women.
To help aid this friendship,
.the Panhellenic Board takes part
in such functions as student-
faculty hours, the Fresh Air
Camp tag day sales and Recog-
Organizing rushing activities are
some of the main functions of Pan-
AT THE UNIVERSITY a defer-
red system of rushing is used. This
means that rushing will begin after
final examinations at the end of
the first semester.
To guide women who are in-
terested in rushing, Panhellenic
has devised a counseling system
to guide girls before, during and
The Board of Counselors consists
of nine members who are chosen
by their sorority houses and ap-
proved by the Panhellenic Board.
These girls are not affiliated with
their individual houses during the
year, but belong to Panhellenic and
wear a counselor's pin in place of
their sorority pins.
DURING THE FALL semester
the counselors will be in the Pan-
hellenic Office in the Michigan
League to answer any questions
prospective rushees may have re-
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the University and the city and
sells such items as newspapers,
magazines, cigarettes and candy.
Not to be overlooked is the
League Gal den and the Ballroom.
The latter is in the south wing on
the second floor. It has a capa-
city of from 350 to 400 couples and
is available for private parties.
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre is
available for university and stu-
dent activities. Junior Girls' Play
and Speech Department produc-
tions are held on its stage annu-
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Revising the League constitu-
tion so that there was a chair-
man of the Board of Represen-
tatives, a body composed of rep-
resentatives from every women's
housing unit on campus, was an-
other project of the Council.
"We would like to welcome all
freshmen women to Michigan and
to the League," said Miss Sotir.
"We want them to feel that the
League is a second, warm and
friendly home to all of them, and
to all women students on campus."
GUIDES TO COLLEGE ADJUSTMENT:
Freshmen Aided by Student Counseling in Dormitories
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When each freshman first comes
into her dormitory she will meet
a graduatestudent whose particu-
lar interest is in helping her to
adjust to the many aspects of col-
lege life which are new to her.
THIS STUDENT is a resident
counselor, and she will be avail-
able throughout the year when
advice and help or just a friendly
listener is needed. Counselors are
members of the personnel staff of
the residence halls.
Counselors do not attempt to
solve all problems brought to
them, but they do know where
to refer students for advice they
are unable to give.
These sources of reference in-
clude academic counselors and the
Health Service, as well as voca-
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EACH COUNSELOR works un-
der the supervision of the resident
director of her dormitory as an
assistant to the house director.
Their duties vary somewhat
in each house, although their
main job is to help students
with personal problems, both so-
cial and academic.
Counselors provide a personal
link for the student with the fac-
ulty, the dormitory staff and the
administration. Since they are all
recent college graduates they are
better able to understand coed
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ONE COUNSELOR said she be-
lieved that factual questions about
the campus such as, "How do I
find the gymnasium?" are the
mose numerous kind of problems
during the first part of the year.
As the students become ac-
quainted with the campus, ques-
tions about scholastic problems
take over as the leading oate-
Chosen on the basis of their
academic standing and interest in
and understanding of women's life
on campus, many counselors plan
to go into personnel work. They
gain valuable experience in their
The Dean of Women's Office se-
lects counselors from a wide vari-
ety of academic fields.
An in-service training program
which the Dean of Women's Office
conducts for all women's residence
staff members is also offered to
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