IHE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Union Plans Semester Schedule
By ROSE PERLBERG
of October 29, the dances are open which takes place just before
to Union members and their final exams.
THE FINEST LINE
UN DATI ONS-GARMENTS
Although classes are only be-
ginning tomorrow, plans for the
semester's activities at the Union
are already well underway.
Union officials w ho h a v e
planned the usual full social pro-
gram say it may be hampered
somewhat by the large scale con-
struction program now in action.
According to Bob Blossey, exe-
cutive secretary, many parts of
the Union will have undergone
complete remodeling and various
attractions will have been added
by the time the workmen leave.
Highlighting the social events
for the term,. will be the ever-pop-
ular campus night spot, the Fri-
day night "Little Club."
Featuring Red Johnson and his
band, the informal gathering will
be held in the North lounge of
the Union until its new home in
the basement cafeteria and snack
bar is completed.
Checked tablecloths and candles
in whiskey bottle holders familiar
to "LittleClub" fans will again
be on hand to add to the night-
club atmosphere. The "Little Club"
is open from 9 p.m to midnight
on Friday evenings, with tickets
available at the door.
Committee members invite all
students to enjoy the restful at-
mosphere, whether, they come for
an entire evening of dancing orl
drop in after a movie or study
In keeping witr the "dance ev-
ery Saturday night" policy, Union
officials are planning a series'
of 'Saturday night membership
Held from 9 p.m. to midnight
each Saturday with the exception
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music for the affairs.
An informal-atmosphere" pre-
vails, with heels and casual'
dresses standard attire for coeds.
The annual Golden Rule Ball
is scheduled for Saturday; Oct. 1.
Held every year after the Michi-
gan - Michigan State game the;
dance has long been a tradition.
Union and League committees
are working together for the joint
presentation of the Homecoming
dance which will be held Satur-
day, Oct. 29, at the IM building.
Also familiar to University
students is the semi-annual "Blue-
book Ball" designed to "chase
away pre-exam jitters." Outsized
bluebooks, rulers and pencils make
up the decorations for the dance
All women interested in
working on the Women's Staff
of the Daily are invited to
attend tryout meetings at 4
p.m. Wednesday and 7:15 p.m.
Thursday in the Student Pub-
Experience is not necessary
to try out, but coeds who
have worked on high school or
other college newspapers are
especially urged to attend.
Subjects covered on the Wo-
men's Page include all-campus
dances, the work of the many
large organizations as the
League and Union, and other
big events on campus as Michi-
gras and Lantern Night.
Plans for theatre trips to De-
troit are also in the making.
Union officials are presently work-
ing out arrangements with theatre
An art contest, as well as speech
and photo contests are also in-
cluded on the agenda.
Hospital Talent Show
High on the calendar is the hos-
pital talent show presented in co-
operation with the League. "We
received many letters of apprecia-
tion after last year's show,"
The executive secretary added
that he hopes to expand this
year's show, calling it not only
"beneficial to the hospitals them-
selves, but also ,a means of
strengthening good community re-
Ever popular with both coeds
and men are jazz concerts, free
Sunday nig'ht record dances and
Bi-weekly student-faculty cof-
fee hours will be started in a few'
weeks in the terrace room of the
Union. Designed to help students
and faculty members get together
on an informal basis, the social
hour is sponsored by a different
department each week.
A new attraction will be the
course in parliamentary procedure
at which experts in this field will
preside. Further information on
the new course will be released
In connection with the office of
admissions. Union officials have
recently taken over the Speakers'
Bureau, formerly handled by hon-
is made by well-known and
8 NICKELS ARCADE
PHONE NO 2-2914
RUSHING BEGINS-Yesterday over 1,200 women officially open-
ed fall rushing, which will continue through Sunday, Oct. 9. The
first. set of parties, where bobby-socks and school clothes will
be the proper dress, begins today.
Over 1,200 Women
Enroll in Fall Rushing
+ Use Daily Classifieds +
By PAT NORTON
Hurrying from sorority house to
sorority house 1,282 women offi-
cially opened fall rushing last eve-
This afternoon through Tuesday
those women participating in rush-
ing will visit all the sororities for
the first set of informal mixers.
At these mixers bobby-socks and
school clothes will be the proper
Then on Wednesday the second
set of parties will begin. These
will consist of visits to six houses
of the coeds' choice, and will be
informal like the mixers. Each
house will carry out a theme
throughout their entertainment,
costumes and decorations.
Moving on into the third set on
Saturday evening coeds will par-
ticipate in "dressy" parties. Coeds
will go to four houses, with hose
and heels and suits or wool dresses
the order of attire. During these
parties coeds will be shown about
the entire house.
The fourth set which will begin
on Monday, Oct. 3, will again take
on a casual air as coeds dress in
slacks, jeans and Bermuda shorts
for the picnic suppers.
The next set, better known as
the "final desserts," will start on
Thursday, Oct. 6., These meetings.
provide the last opportunity for
affiliates and rushees to become
acquainted before bids. At these
parties traditional desserts and
coffee will be served.
The attire for these parties is
street-length "dressy" dresses,
heels and gloves, but no hats.
After going through the two fi-
nal desserts of her choice each
woman will fill out a sorority
The important day for all rush-
ees. Sunday, Oct. 9, will bring with.
it the awaited pledging ceremonies
to take place at each sorority.
Pledges become members of
Junior Panhellenic Association and
each pledge class elects a delegate
to attend the meetings.
Traditional Help Week
This group is in charge of pro-
jects such as the traditional Help
Week at the University Fresh Air
Camp for underprivileged child-
In conjunction with the Junior
Interfraternity Council, .Junior
Panhel also puts on the annual
TagDay to raise funds for the
Contact rules are enforced dur-
ing the entire rushing period, be-
ginning yesterday and continuing
through Sunday, Oct. 9. These
rules mean that there shall be no
contact between affiliated and in-
dependent women unless members
of two houses are present, and
that when an affiliated coeds meet
vushees on campus, conversation
shall be limited to a friendly
New System Introduced
Beginning this year a new sys-
tem has been introduced in soror-
ity rushing. This fall IBM ma-
chines will be used to tabulate the,
invitations and bids, thereby sav-
ing rushing officials and counselors
tedious hours of tabulating.
Also new in the rushing program
was the registration of students
before final examinations last
semester and the registration of
transfers before September 7.
All entering transfer and fresh-
men coeds were sent information
about rushing during the summer.
This provides students and par-
ents an opportunity to discuss
rushing and the various sororities
before arriving on campus.
When questions arose regarding
any phase of rushing or sorority
life parents. and students were
able to write to the League Under-
For All Students
One of the many services which
the League, in cooperation with
the Men's Union, offers all stu-
dents is tutoring.
The League Merit-Tutorial Com-
mittee aids students who seek aca-
demic help by providing them with
the name and phone number of a
tutor specializing in their particu-
The tutor and student make
their own arrangements for the
time and place of tutoring. Hour-
ly rates are charged with the fee
of $1 -an hour for every subject/
except physics and chemistry.
They 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
All those students wishing to
act as tutors may start signing up
immediately in the League Under-
As soon as classes begin, any-
one who would like to make use
of the tutoring service may leave
their name in the Undergrad Of-
The Committee also keeps a card
file containing information on all
activities of every undergraduate
Mary Lou Kierdorf is the chair-
man of the Committee.
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