THE MICHIGAN DAILY
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1955
'LIFE IN THESE UNITED STATES':
From the time the. first skit goes on in Hill Auditorium, until
the last person leaves the splash party at the women's swimming
pool, Spring Weekend festivities will highlight this weekend's acti-
vities on campus.
Sponsored by the Woman's Athletic Association and the Union,
Spring Weekend is featuring Skit Night at 8 pm. today and the
Wolverun Derby and the splash party tomorrow. A poster contest
was one of the pre-weekend events.
Theme of the weekend is "Life in These United States." This
theme is being carried out in both skit night and the derby.. Symbol
of the various events is a cherry robin who has appeared throughout
the campus on numerous posters, banners and fliers.
Houses entering Skit Night competition include Alpha Delta
Pi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Gamma Delta and .Theta Xi,
Chicago House and Adams House, Sigma Phi Epsilon and Alpha Phi,
and Hobbs House and Phi Gamma Delta.
This group was chosen from nineteen houses who entered scen-
arios. -They will compete fot trophies to be awarded to the winner
and the house receiving honorable mention.
Detroit disc jockey, Robin Seymour, will be master of cere-
monies for Skit Night. Between the acts, the "Psurfs," Ann Arbor
Alley Cats, and Prof. Harold Haugh of the iusic school will enter-
Poster contest winners are to be announced at Skit Night. The
posters have been on display around the Diag during the week pre-
ceding the events.
Tomorrow's activities start off with a parade from the Diag
to E. Washington where the derby will be held. The derbies will
line up at 12:30 p.m. for the par-
ade led by the Phi Gamma Delta
and Taylor House bands.
Twenty-eight soap box cars are
akrunning in heats and the car with
the fastest time will be awarded
a trophy. A trophy. will also be
offered to the most original car.
Following the derby a splash
party is being held at the new
women's swimming pool with Jun-
ior Michifish and members of the
Michigan swimming team giving
N 4 exhibitions.
After the splash party students
can attend the Paul Bunyon dance
to complete the weekend. 'Old
clothes will be the order of the
. .w evening.
Tickets may still be obtained at
the Administration Building for
SX~$$1.25, $1.00 and 75 cents.
PREPARING FOR SKIT NIGHT
PAINTING POSTERS KEPT WORKERS BUSY
SYMBOL OF THE WEEKEND ... THE ROBIN
THE END RESULT OF BUSY WEEKS
DERBIES REQUIRE HAMMERS, NAILS, SAWS AND MUSCLES
THE TICKET HUNT ATTRACTED MANY STUDENTS CO-ORDINATORS OF THE ACTIVITIES