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L CA u iA W A T L

SRA Plans
Full Season
Of Activities
AlI-Campus Program
Features Seminars,
Luncheons, Recreation
SRA, the Student Religious As-
sociation, will hold its first lunch-
eon lecture of the semester from
12:15 to 2:00 p.m. Saturday in the
Fireside room at Lane Hall.
Aage Rosendal Nielsen, director
of the Scandinavian seminar for
cultural studies, will be the speak-
er at the luncheon. Nielsen con-
ducts a seminar in Denmark dur-
ing the summer, taking American
students with him to study edu-
cation there. His lecture will deal
with the Danish folk school move-
ment and its relation to spiritual
Students are asked to make res-
ervations at least 24 hours before
the luncheon-lecture.
Intercultural Outings
Included in the intercultural ac-
tivities of SRA are three inter-
cultural outings to be held this
semester. The first one will be
held Saturday and Sunday, Feb.
19 and 20. Dates have not yet
been arranged for the other two
For the outings a group of stu-
dents picks a location nearby. The
outings provide an opportunity
} for students to discuss the culture
and interests of different races
and religious groups. Students
from every country are welcome
at these outings.
Weekly seminars where each
student religious director will have
a chance to talk on the beliefs of
his individual group have also been
planned. "What I Believe As a
Member of My Church" will be the
title of these discussions.
Human Relations
In the field of human relations
SRA sponsors week-end work
camps where students work in
"run down" homes in Ann Arbor
or neighboring towns. Six to eight
students work in a home for a
The recreational activities at
Lane Hall will continue this se-
mester. There is folk dancing from
7:30 to 10:00 p.m. on Mondays in
the basement of Lane Hall. At the
same time on Tuesdays square
dancing is featured.
SRA holds weekly coffee hours
from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. on Fridays.
On Feb. 18 the coffee hour will be
devoted to welcoming new inter-
national students to the Univer-
The first Lane Hall open house
of the new semester will be held
Friday, March 5. These recreation-
al evenings will continue once a
month. These open houses feature
games, square and social dancing,
snacks and movies.



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UNION STAFF MEMBERS-Fred Zechman and Don Seltz put
up the sign over the entrance to the Little Club, while Harvey
Rutstein, chairman of the Union dance committee, supervises op-
erations. The dance will feature a night club atmosphere with
an admission price of $1 per couple.
Dances, PartiesTo Highlight
Eventful Valentine Weekend

With t h i s semester's social
events getting -into full swing, a
full weekend of entertainment for
everyone on campus has been
Foremost among these events is'
the weekly campus night-spot, the1
Little Club, sponsored by the Un-"
ion. Held from 9 p...1. to midnight'
every Friday night, it features an
informal cabaret atmosphere com-
plete with red checked tablecloths
and candles in whiskey bottle
Paul Brodie and his orchestra
will provide Little Club dance mu-
sic for the Friday night social
sets with an admission price of $1
per couple. .
Valentine Parties
"Roses are red, violets are
blue . . ." This theme will be in
tune with many of the Valentine
parties sponsored by various cam-
pus organizations this weekend.
Crimson paper hearts will decor-
ate the Sigma Alpha Mu house
tomorrow evening, as SAMMYS
and their dates dance to the mu-
sic of Paul Brodie and his band.
Following the Valentine theme,
the party is aptly titled "Heart
Throb Hop."
An open-open house is on the
agenda for Gomberg House at 8
p.m. tomorrow. A Valentine sock
hop will follow with prizes award-
ed for those wearing the fanciest
Record Dances
A skit presented by the actives
of Tau Delta T'hi will highlight the
fraternity's Valentine party to-
night. More record dances in the
spirit of St. Valentine will be giv-
en by Beta Tt~eta Pi and Delta
Sigma Delta tomorrow evening.
Records by Earl Gardiner and
his trio will supply the "hearts and
flowers" tomorrow for Sigma Chi.
Couples will promenade under

bright red-and-white decorations
in a typical atmosphere of Valen-
tine's Day.
Recorddances will abound this
weekend, as Alpha Delta Phi, Del-
ta Tau Delta, Sigma Nu, Phi Gam-a
ma Delta and Phi Kappa Sigma
spin the latest platters tomorrow
night. Phi Delta Phi will follow
their dance with a steak dinner
Tobogga'ning Party
Appropriate for present weath-
er conditions will be a toboggan-I
ing party tomorrow evening spon-
sored by Phi Kappa Tau. A record
party is the alternate, with each
guest bringing one 45 r.p.m. record
to add to the musical variety.
Tomorrow's the big night for
the medical men. Professional fra-
ternities Nu Sigma Nu and Alpha
Kappa Kappa will be hosts at din-
ner parties before going to the
Caduceus Ball. Phi Rho Sigma will
also attend he r-edical students'
annual dance.
Twenty-four fraternity brothers
from Northwestern, Minnesota,
Wisconsin and Illinois Universities
will be welcomed tomorrow night
at Chi Psi. in their honor, Chi
Psi members will present a dance.
The Detroit Armenian Wo-
men's Club has announced that
it will grant a $200 scholarship
to an outstanding student of
Armenian parentage residing in
Applications for the 1955-56
award will be accepted by the
DAWC at 1619 Inverness, De-
troit, Michigan.
This year the DAWC has ex-
tended its scholarship program.
To support these awards, a din-
ner dance will be given March
18 at the Detroit Yacht Club..

many years in the planning stage,
could possibly take place this sum-
mer for members of the Men's Glee
This trip hinges at the moment
on two major conditions, accord-
ing to President Gordon Ferguson.
First, the Glee Club has tq get
12 approved concerts in auditori-
ums in major cities.
Money Needed
The other major condition is
the club has to raise $5,000. This
sum is in addition to the money
members expect to be available,
and an assessment from each
Glee club members started rais-
ing money this year. They couldn't
use any money collected in pre-
vious years, Business Manager
George Dutter said. He added for-
mer members had instructed that
profits bc used in a specific way.
Dutter also stated that former
groups always thought that a busi-
ness firm or possibly the USO
would sponsor the Club on an Eu-
ropean tour. At the present time,
Dutter explained, companies will
not underwrite the tour, and the
USO will not send them.
University Prestige
Members want to go to give good
concerts, Ferguson declared, to add
to the prestige of the University
abroad. He added glee clubs from
Frosh Weekend
Committee Jobs
Open To Women
Coeds interested in positions on
the central committee of Frosh
Weekend may secure petitions to-
day through Monda in the League
Undergraduate Office.
Twenty-six positions, 13 on each
team, are open to freshmen wom-
en. The positions include general
chairman; chairmen and assist-
ants for publicity, decorations and
flooshow, and chairmen for pa-
trons, finance, programs, tickets,
awards and judges.
, Petitions must be returned to
the undergraduate office by Mon-
day. When students return their
petitions, they are asked to signed
up for interviews which will be
held Wednesday, Feb. 16,' and
Thursday, Feb. 17. Interviewing is
conducted by members of the Pan-
hellenic and Assembly councils, co-
sponsors of the annual event.
For those students who are in-
terested, information on past
Frosh Weekends may be secured by
consulting the presidential reports
in the League Library.
The Maize and Blue team will
vie for top honors in the event
which will be held Friday and
Saturday, April 29 and 30. Since
the project was initiated approxi-
-mately eight years ago, it has be-
come a major campus tradition,
being produced exclusively by
freshmen, but open to the entore
The teams' presentations are
judged on the basis of ticket sales,
program design, floorshow and
decorations. A plaque engraved
with the name of the winning
team will be awarded.

such other universities as Purdue
and Yale have made recent tours
at great personal expense to their
England, France, Belgium, Hol-
land, Germany, Switzerland and
Italy are countries where the
members would like to perform.
In an attempt to raise more
money Glee Club members have
scheduled "singing dates" with
alumni groups. If artists, and the
right dates can bk. arranged, the
Glee Club will sponsor another

During the inter-semester recess
the Glee Club prese:'ted concerts
in Port Huron, Saginaw, Flint and
Northville, Michigan. Plans for
the spring tour call for concerts in
Cincinnati, Ohio, and Memphis,
Tenn., Kansas City, Kan., Tulsa,
Okla. and Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.
Looking into the immediate fu-
ture the club will perform Tuesday
at the Michigan State College Cen-
tennial. Its next public campus ap-
pearance will be at Gulantics, the
annual talent revue sponsored
jointly with the League and Union.


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JGP-Final tryout sessions for
"Cock-a-Hoop," 1955 JGP, will be
conducted from 4 to 5:30 p.m. to-
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asked to come dressed to play.
CO-REC NIGHT-There will be
a Co-Rec Night froi 7 to 10:30
p.m. today at the Inter-Mural
Building. All facilities will be
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NEWMAN CLUB-Members of
the Philippine-Michigan Club will
present a program of folk songs
and dances for the Newman Club
at 8 p.m. today at the Gabriel
Richard Center.
the finm deadline for all entries
in the Union Speech Contest to be
turned in to the Student Offices in
the Union.The contest will be held
next Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the
* * *
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physical education courses in div-
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Also open are classes in figure
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