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SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 1955

50 CandidatesRun in OtherA ll-CampusEl


Fivein Running for Publications Board

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Five candidates are running for
the three student positions on the
Board in Control of Student Pub-
The Publications Board, con-
sisting of five faculty members
and three students guides publi-
cation of the.'Ensian, Generation,
Gargoyle and The Daily.
Candidates this election include:
sociate Editor and Summer Man-
aging Editor of The Daily, present
member of the Board in Control
of Student Publications.
ANN CORDILL-'Ensian Busi-
ness staff (office manager), Wy-

vern, Soph Cab, Junior Girls Play,
Spring Weekend, Treasurer of so-
rority. '
PAUL ELVIDGE -Interfrater-
nity Council, Student Legislature;
Vice-President of fraternity.
Sports Editor and Summer Sports
Editor of The Daily, President and
Vice-President of fraternity, In-
terfraternity Council.
BILL WISE-Advertising Man-
ager, Local Advertising Manager,
Promotions Manager, of The Daily
Business Staff, Union Opera,

Michael Rotunno submitted the
only petition to run for the jun-
ior position on the Board in Con-
trol of Intercollegiate Athletics.
Two students serve on the Ath-
letics Board for two year terms,
one being a junior, he other a
The "M" club nominated Ron
Kramer and Steven Uzelac to run
against Rotunno. Kramer plays
end on the football team and
played center on the basketball
team this last winter. Uzelac is a
golfer and Rotunno also plays end
on the football team.

19 Sophomores
Seek I-Hop Posts
Nine Positions Open on Coummittee
To Direct Next February's Dance
Nineteen sophomores are competing to run next winter's J-Hop.
The electorate Tuesday and Wednesday will 'choose nine mem-
bers from the 19 candidates to form the 1957 J-Hop committee.
An attempted change last winter to having a special committee
choose the J-Hop committee was defeated in an all-campus refer-
endum by a 3-2 margin.
Only second semester sophomores and first semester juniors may
vote for J-Hop committee members.
Candidates this year include:

Seven Ex-Offiejo SGC Members Give
Views on New Student Government


(Continued from Page 1)

are in ne

5) I see no need for campus po- p-esent
litical parties under the new stu- vestigati
dent government arrangement. 2. It is
fic proj
JOHN BATTY-President of the should i
Interfraternity Council time sin
BARBARA HEIDER-President what the
of PanHellenic be. Cert
1. The general scope of SGC time for
has, of course, been defined by from SL
the Regents. It is our opinion that and mu
SGC should be a staff organiza- Council
tion in respect to the University working
administration. ganizatio
It should coordinate and pre- ment of
Sent the opinions and feelings of possible
groups represented on the Coun- I, woJ.
cil. In addition, SGC should con- Council
sider all recognized student organ- sider fur
izations as substantially automo- of intere
mous and independent, as the d
2. As an ex-officio mempber of clause.
SGC, the Interfraternity Council 3. I tI
would, of course, not only repre- as the st
sent the feelings and opinions of campus
the more than 2,000 fraternity the body
men on the University campus, deal of c
but would endeavor to contribute organizat
its experience and background to- entirely
ward achieving satisfactory solu- supreme
tions of all problems confronting other o
the Council. concerne
3. It is our opinion that SGC 4. I tI
should set the general framework political
for all campus organizations. It dates ru
should encourage groups to solve fic platf
their problems outside the Student some of
Government Council. taken as
Once a problem is brought be- 5. I thi
fore the Council, however, that Exchang
group should concentrate on a should b
serious consideration of the facts by SOC
and a conscientious discussion of should h
the problem. mittee th
We envision an SGC of such bers of
csliber that the thinking repre- and the
sented thereon will result in deci- This typ
sions readily acceptable by all con- the pro
cerned. SGC but
4. Political parties usually re- the Coup
sult from a fundamental differ- the Hom
ence of opinions of objective of delegated
two or more groups. We do not campus
believe that any such fundamental of the C
difference in objectives or interests such pr
exists within the student body. non-prof
The creation of a party system
of student government, then would TOM L
create an artificial gap between the U
groups of students where none, in 1. SGC
fact, exists, thing t
5. We consider the present pol- body in
icy of appointing a manager and there ar
director to. handle the affairs of body mi
the Book Exchange and Cinema cept for
Guild, thus decentralizing their SGC s
control, a good one, work ju
It could be most appropriately not try
continued under the sponsorship sial prob
and direction of SGC. pus. On
tasks th
LUCY LANDERS-President of opinion
the League difficult
1. SGC should consider all prob- 2. My
lems that concern students at the student
University. In other words the as quick
Council should not only deal with still a g
the routine and necessary things done in
that SAC has dealt with but it concept
should looks into various areas that It is my

eed of investigation at the
or may be in need of in-
on in the near future.
s difficult to name speci-
jects that the Council
undertake at the present
.ce it is not yet known
organization of SGC will
ainly it will take some
the complete changeover
to SAC to take place
ch of the 'time of the
will have to be spent in
out its own internal or-
an such as the establish-
various committees and a
Executive Wing.
uld certainly hope the
should have time to- con-
rther some of the areas
st of the present SL such
driving ban and the bias
think SGC was conceived
udent government for our
and therefore it should be1
y that will have a great
control over other campus
tions. This will not be
new since SAC has been
in many areas as far as
irganizations have been
hink it is fine if campus
parties endorse candi-
nning for SGC on speci-
orms with the hope that
theit ideas may be under-
policy issues for SGC.
ink projects like the Book
e and Cinema Guild
e run by boards appointed
In other words SGC
ave an interviewing com-
hat would select the mem-
the Cinema Guild Board
Book Exchange Board.
e of Board would operate
ject independently from
t would be responsible to
ncil. Financial reports like
necoming Dance would be
d by the Council to some
group or a sub-committee
Council. I would hope all
ojects would be run on a
fit basis.
LEOPOLD-President of
C might well consider any-
hat affects the student
any way. I do feel that
e certain areas that this
ght stay away from ex-
hould in the first months
diciously and deliberately
to solve every controver-
blem that exists on cam-
e of their most important
at of expressing student
is in my mind the most
main concern is to get
government on its feet
kly as possible. There is
reat deal that has to be!
arriving at a satisfactory;
for student government.
hope that this body in its

first few months, will formulate
certain "groundrules" that will
guide them in their efforts.
3. As I see it, the role of student
government will be mainly to pass
on recommendations to the other
campus organizations I do not feel
that the SGC has either the time
or the interest to delve into the
internal problems of other or-
Suggestions to avoid duplica-
tion of projects as well as recom-
mendations of new projects for
other groups will be one of SGC's
most important functions. As
stated in the proposed plan, SGC
will recognizernew campus or-
ganizations as well as withdraw
the same.
4. I feel very strongly that po-
litical parties can play an im-
portant part in the new student
government. As I have mentioned
above the success of SGC depends
on its ability to arouse student
Political parties may help bring
government to the students. The
second advantage is in the promo-
tion of candidates for the elec-
5. As for such delegations
as Book Exchange, Homecoming
Dance, Cinema Guild, I feel they
must be delegated to responsible
groups. Other organizations might
incorporate them in their pro-
gram or interested students would
handle the project and be resp6n-
sible to SGC.
As for SL's executive wing, I feel
that every effort must be made to
obtain a large interested group to
carry on many of the groups,
I feel that successful operation
STAN LEVY-President of In-
ter-House Council
1. The general scope of SGC's
activities should include those as-
pects of student life over which
there is concern.
SGC should be concerned with
all areas of University activity and
student activity so long as these
directly pertain to students. Such
things as calendaring, off-campus
housing problems, recognition of
organizations, etc. are of course
included; also included would be
the expression of student opinion
on all aspects of student life.
2. Primarily it seems that two
general areas are being under-em-
phasized: 1) communication with
the students and 2) communica-
tion with the Administration of
the University.
3. SGC fulfills the need for a
recognized all-campus form of stu-
dent government. It should work
with existing organizations but the
decisions of SGC with regard
to any organizational problems
should be final.
4. I have never been in favor
of student political parties on this
campus. Though perhaps they can
perform some function I see no
need for them at present and can

envision no way in which 'they
could assist SOC.
5. The Book Exchange should
be set up under SGC on the same
basis as it has been under the
Legislature-a non-profit group
whose officials would be appointed
by and responsible to the SGC.
Cinema Guild should~be set up
under a special board responsible
to SGC whose members are select-
ed by petitioning and interview.
It should be non-profit with most
of the money placed in the hands
of the sponsoring group. I do not
personally believe either of these
activities should be delegated
other student organizations.
With regard to the Executive
Wing such an organization is ab-
solutely necessary under SGC. I
would think that it would be under
an "Executive Wing Co-ordinator"
who may or may not be a member
of SGC.
it seems to me that a large
selling job will have to be done
to attract enough, students to
work on the Wing so that mem-
bers will not be forced to spend
too much time in this area.
HAZEL FRANK-President of As-,
1. The scope of SGC is large by
its very nature. It encompasses
the duties of SAC and SL, thereby
creating an all-campus govern-
2. I don't doubt SGC will work
on many and varied projects, but
the first big task it has is to or-
ganize. This latter word sounds
very compact to most people, but
I think that very few people have
any notion as to the long and per-
haps involved process it will bring
I believe when SGC finally does
get on its feet, it will probably
consider such things as the driv-
ing ban, rushing, the housing
problem, etc.
3. I feel that on questions that
concern the entire campus SGC
should have a vested interest.
SGC will have the power to dele-
gate to other groups if the or-
ganizations wish to accept the
delegated responsibility. While I
do feel that no group on this
campus is a separate entity, I do
not feel that SGC should have
financial or internal control over
other organizations.
4. The one campus political
party has been approved by SAC
and therefore, I feel it has 'its
place on SGC as do other repre-
sentatives. I do not see the need
for political parties, but this does
not effect the situation.
5. I feel Cinema Guild should
remain a function of the all-cam-
pus student government, and that
it should not be delegated to any
other group.

dent Legislature comptroller, Stu-
dent Book Exchange Treasurer, SL
Cinema Guild Treasurer, Junior
Interfraternity Council, Phi Eta
Sigma, Student Legislature, Alpha
Phi Omega.
SUE CHAFFEE--Soph ScandalsJ
cast. 1
islature (member culture and edu-
cation committee), Inter-House
DIANA COOK-Physical Educa-
tion Board, Ensian, Frosh Week-
end, Soph Cab, Mishifish, Spring
football, Michigras Prize commit-
tee, Water Festival, 1955 Spring
weekend, Radio and Television
Committee, Interfraternity Coun-
cil Song Booklet Project.
PATTI DRAKE-Dance Chair-
man of Soph Scandals, Social
Chairman of sorority, Secretary
of Tyler House, Frosh Weekend.'
Union; o.. ce manager, and dance
grapher Frosh Weekend, Floor
show Director Sophomore Scan-
dals, League, Michigan Technic,
treasurer of sorority.
ROY LAVE-Union public rela-
tions, publicity and public rela-
tions committees, Union office
manager, corresponding secretary
of fraternity, scholarship and ac-
tivities chairman of fraternity.
publicity committee.
RICHARD NAGEL-no college
experience in University activities.
CHUCK SHARP--Sales staff of
the Ensian, Freshman Tennis
ness Staff, House Council, Michi-
gras, Skit night.
dance chairman, house dance com-
mittee head, Arts Choral Presi-
dent, Fortnight script night and
director for Chicago House, House
Judiciary Chairman, Soph Scan-
dals floor show, Daily staff.
TOM PLATT-President Fresh-
man Engineering Class, President
Sophomore Engineering Class,
Treasurer Phi Eta Sigma, Union1
Dance Committee, Engineering
manager Union Student Offices,
Advertising Manager Generation,
Wolverine Club, Union Public Re-
lations Committee, Religion Today
SUE WERBELOW-House offi-
cer sorority, House social commit-
tee, Frosh weekend, Soph Scan-
dals, Junior Panhellenic, Mishi-
weekend, Vice-President Prescott
House, Soph Scandals, Skit com-
mittee-Spring Weekend.
Action Committee of Student Leg-
islature, Dormitory formal, Home-
coming Float, Michigras, Hospital
Volunteer Work, Hillel (Hillelza-

The Past
Although all figures weren't
obtainable, vote totals for 10
elections since Student Legis-
lature originated in 1947 are
printed below.
Since 1951 election figures
have remained fairly stable
with no total exceeding 7,000
and only one falling below
The record was set in April,
1949 when approximately 8,500
students went to the polls.
December 1947 ..........5,301
April, 1948 ..............5,756
April, 1949....... ..8,500
November, 1950 .........3,000
April, 1951 ..............6,818
November, 1951 .........6,489
September, 1953 .........5,988
November, 1953 .........6,489
March, 1954 ............6,091
December, 1954 .........6,741
Senior Class
Vie for Posts
Six students are in the running
for engineering school and liter-
ary college Senior Class president
posts in elections Tuesday and
Keith Coats, Bill Diamond, and
Pete Lucyshen are competing for
the former position with Bill
Gardner, Larry Levine, and Jim
Wills in line for the latter post.
Two candidates are running for
the other three engineering school
offices - vice-president, secretary
and treasurer.
Two literary college positions
will be won without competition.
Only Jane Howard and Mary
Kane are running for secretary
and treasurer respectively.
Literary college candidates in-
For president:
BILL GARDNER - freshman
basketball, Gargoyle circulation
manager, Skit night, Generation
LARRY LEVINE- Student Leg-
islature, House Council, Delegate
to the Regional Executive Com-
mittee of the National Student
Association, Announcing, Engi-
neering and Business Staff WCBN
Inter-House Council, Varsity De-
JIM WILLS - J-Hop Commit-
tee, Michigras Parade master, Stu-
dent Legislature, Homecoming
Displays chairman, Football Tick-
et Distribution -chairman.
For vice-president:
DAVE BAAD-Daily night edi-
tor, Sphinx.
FRED KEYWELL -- Wolverine

to vote for these.
Total of Veeps Seven
One-vice-president is chosen by
students in each of the Law School
and medical-dental schools. bring-
ing the total to seven.
Largely through the efforts of
the Student Legislature, the Un-
ion's constitution was changed to
permit vice-presidents to be elect-
ed by students in 1952.
As a member of the Union Board
of Directors, a vice-president takes
an active part in planning and
deciding Union policies, programs,
improvements and projects.
The Candidates
This year's candidates are:
Legislature election worker, Treas-
urer of Van Tyne House, Activi-
ties Chairman on fraternity.
gras, Union Opera, Buffalo road-
show chairman and publicity com-
mittee, Union Opera deneral Sec-
retary, Mimes, Union Speech Con-
test (first place).
JON COLLINS-Union Execu-
tive Council, Inter-House Council,
Triangles, Quadrants.
JIM DYGERT - Daily Night
Editor, Manager of Student Book
Exchange, President of Evans
Scholars, Sphinx, Generation.
lJOSEPH FARTS-Only candi-
date from among foreign students.
Glee Club, Novelaires, Union So-
cial Chairman, Chairman of Gu-
lantics, Triangles (president)
President off fraternity.
sonnel and Administration Com-
mittee, Union Office Manager, So-
cial, Athletic Chairman of house
LOU KWIKER - President of
fraternity, J-Hop Committee, Var-
sity track team, Varsity cross
country team.
IFC Ball, Social Chairman of fra-
staff, Union ExecutiveC ouncil.
DON VANCE-no previous ex-
perience in University controlled
JACK VISE-Daily, Union, Jun-
-ior Interfrnaternity Council.

(Continued from Page 1)
tioned and now popular service
First came the Cinema Guild,
which began slowly and,, in the
last two years, has grown to be-
come a profitable venture for
various student organizations eli-
gible to'sponsor the Guild's films
along with SL.
Next came the Student Book
Exchange, which it took over from
the Interfraternity Council early
in 1952.
From its tortuous beginnings as
an SL project, the non-profit Book
Exchange has grown to a $9,000 a
semester business, saving much
student money in used textbook
Put all these things together,
and you have a rough outline of
what SL has accomplished in the
eight years between the rejection
of one SGC and the approval of
Laing Group
Initiated Early,
Talk of SGC
(Continued from Page 1)
a student referendum acted on
the governmental change.
Overwhelming support of the
SGC plan at an all-campus ref-
erendum December 8 and 9 left
little doubt as to student support.
On December 17, the Board of
Regents approved the Student
Government Council.
Although the Student Legisla-
ture was only seven years old, the
new plan was the first revision in
SAC administration since the Stu-
dent Affairs Committee was set
up in 1909.
There are still major questions
to be settled concerning the new
government, such as financial sup-
port, the role of the Review
Board, constitution, and many
The representatives selected at
the first SGC election this week
are expected to be a major factor
in settling many of these prob-
Three Candidlates
Get CSP Support
Three candidates will receive
Common Sense Party support in
the Student Government Coun-
cil election Tuesday and Wednes-
Donna Netzer, '56, Janet Neary,
'58, and Bob Leacock, '57, all who
man CSP supported in last Decem-
ber's election will again compete
under CSP auspices.
The three were among eight
Common Sense candidates who
won in December's SL election.

Eight Year
SL History


Union Veeps To Be Chosen
Next Tuesday, Wednesday
Five Veeps To Be Picked from All-Campus;
To Elect Two from Dent-Med, Law Schools
Seven vice-presidents of the Union. Board of Directors will be
chosen in the all-campus elections Tuesday and Wednesday.
A total of 17 candidates are vying for the positions, with two
each for the law school and the medical-dental schools.
Thirteen are campaigning for the five all-campus vice-president
Five of the seven vice-presidents to be elected represent the
campus at large on the Union Board of Directors. Any male student
not in the Law School or the medical dental schools is eligible

Club, Michigras.
For secretary:
For treasurer:
MARY KANE - Daily,


Student Legislat

Pro posed SGC Plan
Student Government Council can be compared to Student Legis-
lature as follows:
Representatives on SGC would include 18 members, 11 of whom
would be elected at large from the campus, the remaining seven to
sit ex-officio as the heads of the major campus organizations (Union,
League, Interfraternity Council, Inter-House Council, Panhellenic,
Assembly and The Daily).
Officers of the Council would include a president, vice-president,
treasurer, and a professional administrative secretary without vote
appointed by the student affairs °
vice-president to record proceed- iary Council members and repre-
ings. sentatives to other joint student-
A committee structure would faculty committees, administer fi-
have to be worked out after the nances designed for its use from
Council had been elected to carry' time to time authorize campus
on the job of implementing SGC forums for purposes of discussing
decisions. campus issues.
Service projects would probably SGC would have final jurisdic-
be handled by delegating activi- tion over these areas subject to re-
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Engineering candidates include:
For president:
KEITH COATS - Engineeringz
Honor Council, Engineering Steer-
ing Committee, Engineering Coun-
cil (vice-president), Triangles,
Interfraternity Council (chair-
man Fraternity Services Commit-
BILL DIAMOND-Engineering
Honor Council, J-Hop Committee,
House Vice-President, Gargoyle
Business Staff, Engineering Coun-
cil, (vice-president), Triangles.
Marching Band, Secretary of
American Institute of Electrical
Engineers, John Morse Scholar-'
ship winner.
For vice-president:
neering Honor Council, Daily Cir-
culation Manager, Triangles, Eta
Kappa Nu, Secretary and vice-
president of fraternity, Engineer-
ing Council.
sonnel and administration com-
mittee, Social, Athletic Chairman
of House, Quadrants.
For secretary:
Union, American Society of Chem-
ical Engineers.
WAYNE KUHN -- Interfrater-
nity Council.
For treasurer:
neering Honor Council (secretary),
Triangles, Pi Tau Sigma, Michi-
gan Marching Band.
ROGER MALIS -- Michigan
Technic Staff,. House Council,
Homecoming Dance, Union staff,
Gulantics, Spring Weekend, Derby
Race Chairman.
18 Affilated SGC

Group Guides
SGC Transition
Student Government Council's
steering committee guided transi-
tion from Student Legislature to
the new form of student govern-
Consisting of SL's cabinet, the
seven ex-o.. cio SGC members,
Dean of Men Walter 13. Rea, Dean
of Women Deborah Bacon, Vice-
President for Student Affairs
James A. Lewis, SGC Administra-
tive Secretary Ruth Callahan and1
three faculty memberson the Re-
view Board, the steering commit-
tee met at least once a week from
early January until last Thursday.
Under elections director Ruth
Rossner, '55, the committee is run-
ning this week's elections.
Interfraternity Council, Pan-
Hellenic, Inter-House Council, and
Assembly took charge of personnel,
the League ha dthe ballots print-
ed, SL directed the candidates
training-program and counted bal-
lots elections night, and the Union
and The Daily were responsible
for publicity.

SGC Proposal
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