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Editors Welcome Tryouts
Hello Newcomers :
Welcome to the University!
We hope you will enjoy your college days. Each of you will, we
think, find some niche here, with friends and in studies and activities.
As editors of the Women's Page of The Dairy, we would like to
welcome each of you to join our staff as tryouts, in keeping the stu-
dents informed about these activities and in being a part of many of
Our staff members "cover" all phases of life in their stories-
reporting events sponsored by the League, Union, Women's Athletic
Association, dormitory, fraternity and sorority "happenings" and all
of the "big" dances and projects on campus.
No writing experience is necessary, our requirements being some
writing ability, interest and enthusiasm, and preferably, some typ-
ing skill, which comes in handy when there are deadlines to meet.
Upon joining "our staff as tryouts, you will receive training in
news and headline writing, and interviewing, and will learn the Daily
style rules. While working on desk, you will have a chance to prac-
tice these skills by helping to put out the page.
At the end of one semester you will become "soph" staffers and
will receive a regular beat to cover, as well as special events. At this
time you will also begin training in copyreading and editing and in
*age make-up, in preparation for night editor positions.
As juniors, you will have the opportunity to petition for the po-
sitioxi of Women's Night Editor, of whom there are four at the pre-
sent time. These women are responsible for putting out the paper
once a week, editing the stories that are handed in by staffers each
day and making-up the pages.
Night Editors are also assigned the more important beats and
help in the training of "sophs" and tryouts while on desk.
The Women's Editor, and her associates, heading a staff of approxi-
mately 20 women, are chosen from the night editors.
We are hoping to see many budding reporters at the first tryout
meeting, which will be held Tuesday, September 21. The other meet-
ings appear on the first page of this section, in an advertisement in
the general section of this paper and will be published in the first
issues of The Daily next fall.
Be sure and stop in at the Women's Desk any day from 3 to 5
p.m., and we will be glad to show you around and explain more of our
work to you.
Best of luck,
Rozalind Shlimovitz, Women's Editor
Janet Smith, Associate Women's Editor
Joy Squires, Associate Women's Editor
Clubs o oMeeting

Requirements for New Students,
Physical Education Majors Cited

Co-Recreational Activities Include Ballet,
Volleyball, Modern Dance, Ice Skating

Co-recreational activity, although
relatively new in the program of
the Women's Athletic Association,
has nevertheless developed into
one of the most pop'ular phases of
Though the organization is for
women, participation by men many
times increases the quality of a
group's program, and therefore the
co-recreational activities w e r e
Besides the clubs, co-recreation-
al tournaments in volleyball and
softball are held with weekly WAA-
sponsored IM Night. At this time
students use the squash racquets
and handballs.
Modern Dance Club
Anyone on campus whether ex-
perienced in modern dancing or
just wishing to learn, may join this
Members are instructed in tech-
niques and composition of the me-
dium of modern dance and also
take part in many activities.
In addition to annual Christmas
and spring programs, there are ex-
change dances with Michigan State
College, choreography for televi-
sion shows and work in coordina-
tion with the speech department.
Also studied arephases in the
production end of the theater such
as make-up, lighting and principles
of choreography, uncer the leader-

ship of managers, Jean Isaacson
and Jim Stasheff.
Badminton Club
Skills in the club are taught by
a member of the Women's Physical
Education Department.
Membership is open to everyone
and instruction is given to begin-
ners. Weekly meetings provide an
opportunity for practice for the
more advanced players.
There are intra-club tournaments
featuring women's singles, men's
singles and mixed doubles matches.
Also in the spring is an all-campus
co-recreational tournament. Mana-
gers of the club are Mary Sullivan
and Bill Muldoon.
Ballet Club
This club has instruction for both
beginners and intermediates. It al-
so provides ample opportunity for
creativeichoreography on the part
of the organization's members.
No special equipment other than
shorts or leotards are required.
Besides taking part in the annual
spring and Christmas dance festi-
vals, members also present a
program as part of the Inter-Arts
Festival. Gaille Valentine is the
club manager.
Ice Skating Club
Activities in this club include
individual and group figure skating

for both beginners and advanced
skaters. Novelty skating and dance
steps are also included.
An ice show apd performances
before each hockey game a r e
planned by the club managers,
Donna Hammill and John Hall.
Riding Club
Under the leadership of Patricia
Gerstner, the club plans weekly
riding nights, special supper and
breakfast rides, a treasure hunt
and a sleigh ride.
Both men and women who have
no riding experience are welcome
to join the club as well as more
advanced riders.
Riding periods to be decided at
the organizational meeing will in-
clude ring riding, trail riding and
improvement of skills.
Rain Wear
Since Ann Arbor has the repu-
tation of having an exceeding
amount of precipitation, coeds will
find that one of the most important
items in their wardrobes will be
their raincoats.
Red and yellow "Slickers" with
caps have been the most popular
with University women in recent
years. Gabardine coats in solid
colors and plaids are the choice
of practical coeds for rain or shine.



PUTTING GREEN-A beginners golf class practices putting on the green at Palmer Field, with
Stockwell Hall in the background. From here the students "graduate" to the course where they
try their newly-acquired skills in competition. The WAA Golf Club welcomes into its ranks any
women who have had "some playing experience," and offers opportunity for valuable practice and
perfection of strokes.



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Managers of the various clubs
in the Women's Athletic Associa-
tion have been hard at work since
spring to prepare for another suc-
cessful year of tournaments.
Of the five co-recreational clubs,
four have scheduled their first
organizational meetings for Octo-
ber. The Ballet Club will meet at
7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5, in
Barbour gymnasium.
At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.7,
the Modern Dance Club will a,sp
convene at Barbour.
The Women's Atletie Building
will be the scene o: the Riding
Club's first meeting at 5 p.m. on
Oct. 7, and the first session of the
;.ice Skating Club at 7:30 p.m. on
Thursday, Oct. 28.
The Badminton Club will have
its initial meeting at 7:30 p.m. on
Tuesday, 1nov. 9, in Barbour Gym.
Two of the clubs for women will
convene in September. The Field
Hockey Club will meet on Wednes-
day, Sept. 22. Time and place will
be announced at a later date.

The Tennis Club, wishing to take
advantage of the mild fall weather,
will hold its first session at 5 p.m.
on Friday, Sept. 24, in the WAB.
The WAB will be a meeting place
of the Golf Club at 5 p.m. on
Monday, Oct. 4, and the Rifle Club
at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
M i c h i f i s h, the synchronized
swimming club will hold its try-
outs at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8,
and at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday,
Oct. 13, at the new women's pool.
The Camp Counselors Club will
convene at 7:30 p.n. on Thursday,
Oct. 7, at Barbour. Monday, Oct.
25, has been set for the organi-
zational meeting of the Bowling
Club at 5 p.m. in the WAB and the
Speed Swimming at 5 p.m. at the
new pool.
The Fencing Club will have its
first gathering at 5 p.m. on Mon-
day, Nov. 1, in the WAB, and the
Basketball Club will meet at 4:15
p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, in Bar-
bour Gym.

cluded in the program are methods
Requirement for the graduation of relaxation and the mechanics
of every woman student at the for doing everyday tasks correct-
University is that she must suc- .
cessfully complete a two-semester A practical course with training
physical education course for two in recreational leadership is also
.ours a week without credit. offered. Through class and outside
Courses offered are designed to projects in the areas of games,,
appeal to varied interests. Indi- singing, star study, square danc-
vidual and dual sports, swimming ing, crafts, nature and outing,
and water safety, team games, practical experience is gained.
dance, outing activities, and body In the speech category, a physi-
mechanics classes are the types cal education course is offered in
of activities offered. Each semest- which techniques of bodily move-
er is split into two periods, one ment are applied to problems of
consisting of outdoor activities and staging.
the other consisting of indoor Another course in stage move-
sports. A total of four eight-week Ant ore in stage oe-
periods comprise the geureet ment is offered in which problems
In some sports elementary, in- are applied to the needs of the
d A n m u shician This laborator icourse
termediate and advanced courses msca.Ti aoaoycus
are offered. Among the most pcpu- emrphasizes practical application of
lar of these sports are the courses the elements of dance techniques
in tennis, badminton, riding, swim- and composition.
ming and golf.
Indoor Sports Opportunities for useful and in-
Some of the sports offered dur- teresting careers in the growing
Som ofthespots ffeed ut-fields of physical education and
ing the winter indoor periods arereeainaepltfufral
basketball, elementary ice skat- rec eaton, ari pletediuor all
ing, diving, water safety instruct- ung women interested in this
ors' course, figure skating, volley-Iei
ball, lifesaving, dance workshop, ay satisf eciand cha lenunus-g
synchronized swimming, modern tilystsyn n hleging
dance composition and American field of study for the college woman
dcenycpoitn ndAbecause it offers her a wide
country dancing, choice of careers as well as pre-
Fall and spring outdoor periods
offer courses in archery, field paration for home and family liv-
hockey, lacrosse, soccer-speedball, ing and for participation in com-
tennis, riding and golf. munity affairs.
The only course which continues A continuing need exists for
for the whole semester is square women who have had professional
and social dancing. Men and wom-I
en students together learn the bas-n
ic steps of the tango, rhumba, sam- Fashion Show
ba, fox trot, waltz, jitterbug,
charleston and square dances. One For FreshmenI
of the few evening courses offered,,
it is usually scheduled for Monday In order to help the entering
and Friday evenings from 7 to frehmen women with their cloth

training in physical education, par-
ticularly in the field of teaching
but also in recreational leader-
ship, physical therapy and related
Teachers Needed
Teaching claims more physical
education graduates than any other
field. The graduate usually may
choose the age group with which
she wishes to work, from very
small children to adults.
Teaching is also a part of the
work of the recreation leader or
supervisor, whether she is em-
ployed by local, state or national
government, by industry, by cam-
pus or other recreational organi-
zations. In the broad field of re-
creation direction and leadership,
there are increasing numbers of
jobs available.
An excellent foundation for pro-
fessional training in physical ther-
apy and for specialized work in
orthopedic hospitals is offered to
the physical education major.
Undergraduate Course
TheUundergraduate course of
study leads to the degree of Bache-
lor of Science in Education and
requires four academic years. It
is necessary that the student of
physical education display compe-
tence in various physical skills and
activities as well as a knowledge
of the principles of health and
physical education.
This student also needs a good
background of general education
as preparation for her role in per-
sonal, civic and community life.
Study in the liberal arts, biologi-
cal science, social science, edu-
cation, physical and health educa-
tion are therefore included in the
required curriculum.
This course prepares the stud-
ent for elementary and high school
teaching. Preparation in skills for
such teaching includes these act-
ivities: games, stunts, rhythms and
self-testing activities for the ele-
mentary schools such as basket-
ball, hocky, soccer, softball, volley-
ball, archery, -badminton, fencing,
golf, swimming, tennis, modern
social and square dancing and
corrective physical education.

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'U' Group Guides Studies



One of the many busy League
committees is the Merit-Tutorial
committee, which keeps records of
coed extra-curricular activities and
recruits tutors.
The committee aids students
seeking academic help by provid-
ing them with the name and
phone number of a tutor. The tutor
and student make their own ar-
rangements for the time and place
of tutoring. Hourly rates are
charged for tutoring. The fee is $1
an hour for every subject but
Chemistry and Physics, which are
$2 an hour.
In order to be a tutor, a student
must have received a "B" in a
subject which is in his major field
or an "A" in any other course.

The group also keeps a card
file containing information on the
activities of all undergraduate
women. Participationin all-cam-
pus clubs, church guilds, WAA
clubs and honor societies are listed.
The activity chairman of each
house, and heads of various or-
ganizations, compile personnel re-
ports. The file is used by the Of-
fice of the Dean of Women, So-.
cial Director of the League, Ju-
diciary Council, League commit-
tees and honor societies.
After graduation, records are
transferred to the Office of the
Dean of Women and to the Bureau
of Appointments, where they are
kept on file for reference by pro-
spective employers.


8 p.m.
An interesting course offered is
outing activities. A variety of out-
door activities such as hiking, bi-
cycling and campcraft are offered
during the fall and spring. In the
winter ice skating and skiing are
the main interests of the class.
Special attention is given to in-
dividual needs in the posture, fig-
ure and carriage class. Anyone
who is posture or figure conscious
can be helped in this class. In-

es problem, the Women's Athletic
Association. will present a style
show at the Rackham Amphithe-
atre during Orientation Week.
The WAA Executive Board and
club managers will be introduced
at this time, and will serve as
models for the clothing which has
been furnished by a local store.
Appropriate sport wear, as well1
as the outfits worn for participa-
tion in the sports represented and
typical clothing worn by Univer-
sity coeds for all types of events,
will also be modeled.
Freshmen women attending the
show willehave an opportunity to
become acquainted with the board
members and managers, and to
talk with them concerning sport
activities., ,0



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