THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1952
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Six Advisors To Aid
Prescott Coeds in
As the various activities offered
to coeds get under way, Assembly
Association is accepting petitions
for several posts, among them are
positions for women interested in
working on Fortnight and on an
advisory board to Prescott House.
Women interested in working on
the central committee for Fort-
night, the annual skitfest to be
* held Nov. 4 this year, may hand
their petitions in by 6 p.m. Mon-
day, Oct. 6 in the Undergraduate
Office of the League.
THEY MAY SIGN up for inter-
views which will be held from 4
to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8.
The positions openon Fort-
night include general chairman,
assistant chairman, decorations
chairman, honors and patrons
chairman, programs chairman,
publicity chairman and skits
Any independent woma is eligi-
ble to petition if she lives in a dor-
mitory, league house, private home
or co-operative house.
Fortnight is an evening's pro-
gram which honors independent
coeds for outstanding achieve-
ments in scholarship and extra-
A SCHOLARSHIP cup is award-
ed to the house that attained the
highest scholarship average dur-
ing the past year.
The program also includes the
installation of house presidents
and they are introduced to the1
audience and given their official
house president's pin.
The last event of the evening
is a series of skits planned and
presented by each house group.
Competition runs high, and at the
end of all the three-minute skits
the fudges decide the first, sec-
onld and third place winners.
A traditional cup is awarded the
first place winners and plaques
given to the second and third place
winners. They are judged on orig-
inality, effectiveness of presenta-
tion, clarity and audience response.
THE OTHER POSITIONS As-
sembly Association has opened for
petitioning are on an advisory
board to help the freshmen wom-
en in Prescott House of East Quad
rangle set up their house govern-
ment. Women interested in stu-
dent government are urged to pe-
tition for one of the four posts
The board will consist of four
members, including a chair-
man, and an ex-officio member
from Assembly Board and one
from Judiciary Council.
These petitions will be due at 6
p.m. Wed., Oct. 1, in the Under-
graduate Office of the League. In-
terviewing will be held from 4 to
5:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday
I, Oct. 2 and 3.
The term of the board will be
for as long as it is necessary to
help the coeds in Prescott House
set up their house council and
house judiciary council.
DUTIES of the board will in-
elude attending the house meet-
ings and conducting them in par-
liamentary procedure. One of their
main duties will be to draw up a
Coeds will be elected according
to the rules of this constituition,
and they will take over their
own house government and
In addition to these duties, the
board will serve as big sisters to
the coeds who have none in the
all-freshman house. This will
mean helping them with academic
as well as social problems that
may arise during the year.
Members of the board will help
explain petitioning for the various
positions open to freshman women
during the semester.
Prescott House was converted
this year to accommodate the large
number of freshman women in
the class of 1956. As the year pro-
gresses and their own house gov-
ernment takes over, they will elect
representatives to the East Quad
Council in order to have a vote
for their own interests as resi-
dents of East Quadrangle.
The resident director is Mrs.
Marjorie McCoy, who was at Vic-
tor Vaughn House last year and
Helen Newberry Residence before
FOOTBALL FEVER-Jackie Schiff '54 and Bert Shapero '54 practice their ballroom dancing for the
Golden Rule Bal from 9 p.m. to midnight on Saturday in the Union Ballroom. The traditional
dance is cosponsored by the University Union and the Michigan State Union. Clare Shepard's or-
chestra and the Ann Arbor Alley Cats will be on hand to supply the music for dancing and listening.
Coeds To Vie
Several positions in the League
are now open for petitioning by
interested women students in the
sophomore, junior or senior class.
Two senior positions which are
vacant are the secretary of the
interviewing council and chairman
of public relations.
Assistant make-up chairman
and assistant properties chairman
on the Junior Girls Play central
committee, a junior position on the
interviewing council, and two jun-
ior positions on the dance class
committee are the positions open
to junior women.
Three sophomore positions on
the League dance class committee
are also open for petitioning. Sev-
eral posts on the Sophomore
Cabaret are to be filled.
These positions include assistant
decorations chairman, assistant
floor show chairman, assistant
dance chairman, assistant make-
up chairman and program chair-
Coeds who wish to get blank pe-
titions can secure them from the
activities chairman in the dorms,
League and sorority houses or in
the Undergraduate Office in the
Theactivities chairmen can also
give information and helpful hints
to questions which may arise about
filling out petitions.
The members of the Interview-
ing and Nominating Committee in
the League will also help answer
questions about petitioning.
The exact deadline date for the
petitions will be announced later.
To Hear Speaker
r For those back from a summer
in Europe or just seeking a little
fun, the International Club is
sponsoring a tea today from 4:30
to 6 p.m. at the International Cen-
ter in the Union.
This affair will be highlighted by
a short speech given by John
Yashiro, vice-president of Kyoto
University in Japan.
While in Ann Arbor, the Japa-
nese student leader will also ad-
dress the Student Legislature.
The International Club plays
host to the student body and fac-
ulty every Thursday afternoon.
Various campus house mothers
t are on hand to pour tea. Between
100 and 250 students attend these
A meeting of the Board of Rep-1
resentatives will be held Wednes-
day at 4:30 p.m. in the League.
This is the first meeting of thej
board this year and the represen-
tatives expect to discuss plans for
The Board of Representatives
was inaugurated several years ago
to fill a need for more effectivre
participation in student govern-
Last year the board brought
about the present changes in wom-
Women interested in trying
out for the Women's Staff of
The Daily may attend the gen-
eral tryout meetings at 4 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m. today at the Stu-
dent Publications Building and
sign up for the Women's Staff
at that time.
ves Will Hold Rally Dance
na IIAeeti ng With football in the air, the
Union social committee has'
>-- --planned to beat the starting gun at
en's hours. This change allows sen- the stadium by kicking off their
ior coeds to remain out until 11 social program with a Union Mem-
p.m., Monday through Thursday. bership dance from 9 p.m. to mid-
Women's hours during orienta- night tomorrow in the Union Ball-
tion and registration week were room.
also extended until 11:30 p.m. Hoarse students returning from
the pep rally will have an oppor-
At its meeting the board will tunity to relax in a musical setting
also discuss and vote upon the with a football atmosphere of a
new House Judiciary Council sys- calmer nature.
tem. The dance is planned to be
Under this new arrangement, informal with students filing in
the House Judiciary Council will directly from Ferry Field.
handle minor infractions such as Come-as-you-are costume with
latenesses. blue jeans and sweaters will be the
This Council will have charge popular garb Union officials have
of collecting sign-out sheets and stated.
taking them to the League. Mem-. Clare Shepard, last year's vet-
bers will also keep a record of min- eran Union band leader will re-
turn to the podium this week. His
utes late and time made up. music will feature novel arrange-
When the plan is inaugurated, ments of new and old favorites.
each house will decide for itself Admission price is $1 a couple
the number of members on the and tickets may be purchased ei-
council and their manner of elec- ther at the dance or in advance at
tion. the Union main desk.
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