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WAA Schedules Mass Meeting



To Juniors,
Petitioning Will Begin
For Frosh Weekend,
Many League Offices
Frosh Weekend.,..
Petitions for the central com-
mittee of Frosh Weekend are due
at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 in the
Undergraduate Office of the
The head positions on the two
teams, Maize and Blue, will be
filled, making a total of 24 coeds
who will be chosen for the jobs.
These positions are general
chairman, assistant chairman,
awards and judges, decorations,
finance, floorshow chairman,
and assistant floorshow chair-
Also on the list are patrons,
program, publicity, assistant pub-
licity and tickets chafirmanships.
Coeds will petition for positions
on the team to which she belongs.
The teams were drawn up at
League Night, which was held dur-
ing Orientation Week in Septem-
ber. At that time each coed drew
a maize or blue slip of paper.
After the committee heads are
chosen, freshmen coeds may sign
up to work on one of the commit-
tees for her team.
Interviewing of women who
have petitioned will take place.
from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Monday
through Friday, Feb. 23 through
27 in the League.
Members of the Panhellenic and
,Assembly boards will conduct the
interviews, as they are co-spon-
sors for the annual Frosh Week-
The project will be held April
17 and 18 this year. It was initi-
ated about six years ago and has
become the major activity that
freshmen coeds may enter, being
exclusively produced by freshmen,
although open to the entire cam-
The weekend of entertainment
includes dances both Friday and
Saturday nights, one presented by
the Maize and the other by the
Blue team.
Each team decorates half of
the League Ballroom and pre-
sents a floorshow the night of
its dance.
Judges will rate both nights'
events on the basis of ticket sales,
program design, floorshow and
decorations. A plaque engraved
with the name of the winning
team will be awarded.
Last year the Blue team copped
the prize with their theme of "Par-
don, My Politics," defeating the
Maize team's "Moonshine Mad-
Senior Positions ...
Senior petitions for numerous
League activities are due at 5 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 23 in the Under-
graduate Office of the League.
These positions will be filled by
women who are planning to be
seniors next year.
The Interviewing Council will
* hold an open house from 2 to 4
p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 in the
Interviewing room of the Un-
dergraduate Office of the
At that meeting the positions
will be explained and the inter-
viewing system clarified. Free cof-
fee will be served, and all women
petitioning for senior positions are
invited to attend.

Members of the interviewing
council will also hold office hours
from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday, to answer any questions.
The office of president of the
League, held this year by Phil-
lis Kaufman, carries the duties of
co-ordinating and directing all ac-
tivities of the League Council and
projects of the League.
Vice-president, secretary and
treasurer of :he League will also
be filled from these petitions.
Two women will be picked for
the jobs of chairman and secre-
tary of the Interviewing and Nom-
inating committee.
To take charge of the dance
classes offered by the League, a
chairman and finance chairman
of dance classes will be chosen.
Chairman of the Merit-Tutorial
committee, a position held this
year by Iris Leja, will be filled.

Sophomores To


All coeds interested in athletics
and in petitioning for positions on
the board of the Women's Athletic
Association are invited to attend,
a mass meeting at 5:15 p.m. Mon-
day in WAB.
Members of this year's board
will be present to explain the du-'
ties of their positions and the
many activities of the WAA.
'. * *
PETITIONS will be available'
Monday at the League, Barbour
Gym and the WAB and must be
turned in by March 2 with the
exception of petitions for the of-
fice of president, which will be
due Monday, Feb. 23.
Heading the list of positions
available is that of president, a
job held this year by Nancy
Fitch. The president's duties,
outlined in the by-laws of the
WAA constitution, include pre-
siding at all meetings of the
WAA, being a member of all ex-
officio committees and appoint-
ing all committees.
She also must approve all re-
quisitions and bills, pass all ex-
cuses for absence from board
meetings and submit a final re-
port to the secretary.
The president also works with
each member of the board and
the club managers, being acquaint-
ed with the activities of each, in
order to help them plan and car-
ry out their work -for the year.
** *
ENCOURAGING participation
in the various sports and activities
of the WAA and working with
Miss Marie Hartwig, WAA faculty
advisor, are also duties of the or-
ganization's head.
All women petitioning for
president must be juniors who

have served one year on the
The newly-elected president will
represent the University's WAA at
the WAA national convention at'
Stanford University in March.
Next on the list are the offices
of the organization's two vice-
* * *
SERVING as vice president in
charge of projects this year is
Betty Comstock, while Barbara
Riley holds the post off vice-presi-
dent in charge of student rela-
The vice-president in charge
of projects performs all duties of
the president in her absence,
serves as social chairman and
assists the president with the
She also serves as general
chairman of the annual spring
project. The new vice-president
will head the Michigras commit-
tee next year.
This officer also assists with any
money-making projects.
* - .
THE vice-president in charge of
student relations takes the place
of the president and the vice-presi-
dent in charge of projects in their
All meetings of the athletic
managers' club are planned by
her, and she serves as chairman
of all intramural programs. In
addition, she is chairman of the
freshmen orientation week pro-
gram and assists the president
with the clubs.
Any interested women may pe-
tition for the office of secretary,
which is held this year by Ann
The secretary's duties include
keeping accurate minutes and rec-

ords of all meetings of the Asso-
ciation, taking the role at all
board meetings and conducting
all regular correspondence of the
* * *
HER DUTIES also consist ofI
collecting reports from all mem-
bers and being in charge of all
properties of the organization.
Katie Wakeman is this year's
treasurer of the WAA. Her duties
are being responsible for pre-
senting all bills to the Dean of
Students office for payment and
for taking charge of all the funds
of the Association.
Other duties include making out
requisitions for' funds, keeping a
record of all money transactions,
making a financial report at each
board meeting, keeping a budget
and auditing the books of each
* * *
include AFCW representative,
sorority manager, dormitory man-
ager, league house manager, pub-
lic relations, chairman of co-rec-
reation and Daily publicity manag-
Managers will also be select-
ed for the eight co-recreation
clubs sponsored by the WAA.
These include the badminton,
ballet, folk and square dancing,
ice skating, modern dance, rid-
ing, softball and town and coun-
try clubs.
Both men and women are eligi-
ble to petition for these eight po-
Women will be appointed as
managers of the basketball,
bowling, camp counselors, field
hockey, golf, Michifish, coaches
and officials, rifle and tennis clubs.

Last Performance Tonight

MODERN DANCERS-The Bennington College Dance Group will
present two workshops at 2 and 3 p.m. and a concert at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday in the dance studio at Barbour Gymnasium. The ex-
hibition is sponsored by the Women's Physical Education De-
partment and tickets will be on sale Monday for 75 cents in
A. ar Gymnasium.
4,000 Tickets To Go on Sale
For Annual Gulantics Show

Tickets will be on sale tonight
at the League for the last pre-
sentation of "Music Heaven," the
1953 Sophomore Cabaret, which
will take place from 8 p.m. to mid-
night on the second floor of the
The event, which was also stag-
ed last night, features a floor-
show, dancing and special boths.
Refreshments will be served in!
the Michigan Room.
Couples attending the affair'
tonight will find many varied
booths on hand to test their
Included among them are
"Here's Where You Ring In;"
"Bean Bop," a bean-bag game
featuring caricatures of members
of the faculty; "Test Your Peer-
feet Pitch," a ring toss game;
and "Get on Key with Three
Sharps," a dart game.
Prizes are awarded at all
booths and a door prize will be
presented to the person who
guesses the correct number of
"beats" in a measure.
A Laughograph machine is also
to be on hand to chart the laugh-
ter of those attending the Cab-
aret. In addition, a photographer
and caricaturist will be present.
The floorshow, which is entit-
led "The Lost Chord in Music
Heaven," will be presented at 9
p.m. and 10:30 p.m. tonight in the
Lydia Mendelsohn Theatre.
The production deals with the
troubles of Pizzicato, a delinquent
sixteenth note who yearns to be a
jazz note against his parent's
Couples wishing to dance will
find Paul Root's orchestra play-

ing smooth dance music in the
League Ballroom, which is decor-
ated as Music Heaven.
In addition, the Ann Akbor Al-
leycats will entertain in the Mi-
chigan Room, which represents
the song "Blue Champagne." They
will play jazz numbers, polkas
and novelty numbers for dancing
or listening.
Soph Cab is not necessarily a
date affair. Hostesses from the
sophomore class will be on hand
to entertain the dateless men.
Admission to the event is 90
cents per person.
Valentine's Day
To Be Celebrated
By Newman Club
In step with this "hearts and
frills" season, the Newman Club
is planning a Valentine party
from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday
in the St. Mary's Chapel club-
Red heart, cupid, and Valentine
decorations will help carry out the
holiday theme.
Stdents attending will find
dancing to records the main fea-
ture of the evening.
Also on the agenda is a floor
show during intermission. Jack
Lawyer is in charge of this por-
tion of the entertainment.
All catholic students and their
friends are invited to attend this
party. There will be a charge of
25c for those who are not Newman
Club members.

Over 4,000 tickets will go on sale
this week for the fifth annual
Gulantics Review, all student tal-
ent show, to be held at 8 p.m. Sat-
urday Feb. 21 in Hill Auditorium.
Tickets may be purchased from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hill Audi-
torium Box Office starting Tues-
day Feb. 17 and continuing
through Saturday, the perform-
ance date.
* * *
THE 75 CENT ducats may also
be purchased from any member of
the Men's Glee Club.
Billed as Michigan's biggest
vahrity _ s Vh Aulantics will fea-

and faculty members who will
perform in a surprise act.
Howard Nemerovski will be on
hand to introduce the competitive
acts which are vying for $175 of
prize money.
* * *
clude Ann Albert '54M with herI
musical interpretations of Slaugh-
ter on Fifth Avenue, The Vaughn
Shadows and their novelty songs,
and Robin Renfrew '55, a singer
who has been featured at many
campus events, among , them
Frosh weekend and Bluebook


variety sw, inis illa
ture the ten top student acts Sponsored by the Men's Glee
which were selected from recent Club, Union, and League, Gulan-
auditions, the Men's Glee Club, tics is the only campus produc-
tion that depends upon the au-
dience to determine the winners
of the three gland prizes of $100,
A(:/ v Compu $50, and $25.
The top three acts receiving the
most applause on the audiometer
BASKETBALL- The. schedule will cop the winning awards.
for this week in the all-campus
women's basketball tournament is LAST YEAR a number of repeat
as follows: trials were needed to determine
Monday-no games. the winners, who turned out to be
Tuesday no games. the "Eveningaires" a vocal quar-
Wednesday at 5:10 p.m.-Alpha tet composed of Bob McGrath,
Xi Delta I vs. Mosher I; at 7:30 Dave Callhan, Ara Berbarian, and
p.m.-no games; at 8 p.m.-Couz- Dick Frank.
ens III vs. Angell II; Angell I vs. Now known as the "Novel-
Stockwell II. aires" this group will take part
.. THURSDALY in the non-cepetitive part of the
Thursday at 5:10 p.m. - no show along with the Glee Club.
games; at 7:30 p.m.-Barbour II The first year of the review a
vs. Pi Beta Phi I; Jordan II vs. contest was held to determine a
winner Angell I-Stockwell II; at 8 name for the show. The winner
p.m.-no games, used the letters G for Glee Club,
Team captains may sign up for U for Union and L for League
practice sessions when there are and added "antics" to complete
no games scheduled. the title.
* * .The responsibilities of produc-
MICHIFISH - All Michifish ing the review are assumed by the
members will meet at 10 a.m. to- three sponsors. The League han-
day at the Union Pool. The group dles the talent, the Union manages
'Ensian picture will be taken, and the staging and the Glee Club
plans for the club's annual spring takes the financial risk and car-
water show will be made. ries on the publicity for the show.
* ':.All profits from the production
MCF CONFERENCE - "What are used in the Glee Club scholar-
Christianity Offers the Student" ship fund for awards which are
will be the theme of the winter given every year by the club.
conference to be held by the Mich-
igan Christian Fellowship from
Friday, Feb. 27, to Sunday, March JAZZ CONCERT
1, at Cedar Lake Group Camp. Featuring the cool sounding
Charles Troutman, Associate JIM TATUM COMBO
General Secretary of Inter-Var- Sun., Feb. 15 6:00 P.M.
sity Christian Fellowship of the CLUB 600, South Quad
United States, will be the main No Admission
speaker at the conference. In ad-
dition to talks by Troutman,
there will be group discussions, Learn Typewrtng
group singing and short recrea-
tion periods. Special classes in typewriting,
Transportation to the Cedar for personal or office use. Hours
Lake Group Camp located in the arranged at your convenience.
Waterloo Recreational Area near Day and Evening Classes. Phone
7831 or call at our office or
Chelsea will be furnished, details. No obligation.
Fees for the entire weekend will
be approximately $5, and registra- HAMILTON Business College
tions may be made by calling Shir- William at State Ph. 7831
ley Robinson at 2-2591.




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4:15 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.


4.15 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.




The following members of the
Orientation committee will be
picked: chairman, secretary, so-
cial chairman, chairman of
transfer *rientation and infor-
mation booth chairman.





Others on the list of positions
to be filled are chairman of the
Personnel committee and chair-
man of Public Relations commit-

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