100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Download this Issue

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

This collection, digitized in collaboration with the Michigan Daily and the Board for Student Publications, contains materials that are protected by copyright law. Access to these materials is provided for non-profit educational and research purposes. If you use an item from this collection, it is your responsibility to consider the work's copyright status and obtain any required permission.

September 20, 1956 - Image 22

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
Michigan Daily, 1956-09-20

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

v
'E

PAGE TWENTY TWO

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TMIRSDAY, SEPTEMBER x0, X958

A

THE MICHIGAN DAILY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20,1956

h. I

Decor Makes Rooms
Bright, Cheery, Homey

ANNUAL PROGRAM BEGINS
Sororities Prepare For 'Rushing'

When You're Looking for a
Better Laundry in Ann Arbor...'
Try our ONE-STOP Laundry
and Dry-Cleaning Service.. .

Wash
laun

h and Dry your entire
dry in an hour at our store.

By BEATA JORGENSON
When. a student first opens the
door to his college room, exclama-
tions of "It's so tiny!" or "It's so
bare!" are often heard.
Rooms are small and the stan-
dard furniture consists only of a
desk, bed, chair, dresser and usu-
ally one lamp. The walls are pastel
or neutral and in the dormitory
handbook of rules it probably says
that walls and furniture can't be
painted and nails can't be used.
put, by this time the first dis-
appointment is wearing off and
ideas are forming in how to make
the room bright and liveable.
Such a transformation needn't
cost a fortune either!
For Fun and Study
The first standard items pur-
chased are bedspreads and a rug.
Since the room is to be used for
both study and fun, the main ob-
jective will be to make it appear
like a sitting room.
Bedspreads in bright solid colors
or in the new dark plaids can ea-
sily make the bed appear like a
couch. With a multitude of stuffed

animals and a decorative pillow,
the interior decoration project is
well underway.
Either a shag, a printed cotton
or a fiber rug will hide the bare
floor and add a bit of hominess.
No Mess Here I
To keep clutter off desks and
dressers, a bulletin board can ei-
ther be purchased inexpensively or
originally created to fit the room's
decor.
Pin up boards can be made from
plywood and hung on the wall with
sturdy ribbon. Long sheets of plas-
tic can be transformed into cute
bulletin boards by attaching them
to wooden coat hangers.
In the line of novelties college
pennants, maps, pictures from the
lending art print collection, an
octopus on the wall or foreign
made masks offer an opportunity
for the owner to sign his personal
signature.
A little time, a little money and
a little ingenuity will be amply re-
warded when someone says, "It's
the prettiest room on campus."

By ROSE PERLBERG'
When most of the University's
population was still in the pack-
ing stage, sorority members were
back on campus making last-min-
ute plans for the fall rushing pro-
gram.
As early as last May, actives in
each of the 21 chapter houses had
held special meetings to discuss
entertainment for the four sets of
parties and final desserts that be-
gin at 7 p.m. tomorrow and end
with pledging on Sunday, Oct. 7.
During the summer ideas were
formulated and put into working
order.

enough," she laughed, "complica-
tions in one form or another al-
ways arise."
She went on to tell of the time
a rushing counselor lost half of
her group en route from one house
to another and the frantic phone
calls that poured into the Panhel
Office as the different sororities
found the lost women on their
doorsteps.
Fraternity Pranksters
"Then, of course," Miss Wheel-
er added. "we have to contend
with the fraternity pranksters who
never fail to dress up as women
and rush the houses."

Recent alumnae have even tried
to put the members on their toes
by coming back to their old houses
disguised as rushees, measuring
TV sets and checking other facili-
ties and in general making friend-
ly nuisances out of themselves.
This year's rushing program will
run along the same lines as those
in previous years. Although en-
rollment has increased consider-
ably, Miss Wheeler notes that the
corresponding number of rushees
are not in proportion. "We were
surprised that more women did
not sign up," she said.

}

* DRYERS Available to
Dry Clothes Completely
* SH I RTS Quick-Serviced
in 2 days,
" DRY CLEANING--
One-Day Service
4 DROP OFF and PICKUP
service

SOLVE ALL YOUR LAUNDRY AND CLEANING PROBLEMS
* . at . . .
The %aun4,'0pnat
510 EAST WILLIAM - Just 1 blocks from State Street
8:00 A.M. TO 8:00 P.M.-PHONE NO 3-5540

Watches... Jewelry
Michigan Jewelry
WATCH BANDS of METAL and LEATHER
WATCH and JEWELRY REPAIRING

Daily Sings
This week and most of last, with
houses in a confusion of redecor-
ation and a new arrangement, af-
filiated women managed to fit in
several hours of song practice
daily.
In every house, order sheets were
of cartons of cigarettes and boxes
of cookies that will be consumed
in the sororities' yearly getting-to-
know-you parties.
Speaking of rushing from the
sorority's side, Rushing Chairman
Carol Wheeler emphasized the fact
that activesar just as anxious to
make good a impression as the
rushees. "We're quite aware of the
fact that the women visiting our
houses are judging us just as we
are them," she said.
". ..Most Hectic Weeks
Miss Wheeler added that the few
weeks -of rushing are among the
most hectic in the school year.
"As if having hundreds of
strange faces passing through your
house each day isn't confusing

HALLERS

Annual Union Open House
To Feature Mixer, Show

- Jewelers

By SANNA SCHEINFELD
Everything from new fashions to
canines will be featured from 1 to
5 p.m. Saturday at the Union Open
House.
Student models will show off fall
styles on sale at local stores.
The "Best Dressed Dog on Cam-
pus" will be picked at the dog show
in which, fraternity mascots com-
pete for top honors.
Sports cars from Detroit and
national companies will be shown.
Other displays will include those
of various campus organizations
such as Inter-House Council, Stu-
dent Government Council, Inter-
fraternity Council, League, As-
sembly, Gargoyle, Daily, Panhell-
enic and the Ensian.
Michifish To Perform
Included in the afternoon's bill
of entertainment will be a Michi-
fish demonstration and an art
show featuring flat pieces from the
the School of Architecture and De-
sign.
A mixer, scheduled from 2 to 4
p.m., will feature the music of the
Alley Cats. Free Arthur Murray
dance lessons will also be available.
The Delta Tau Deltas, winner of
last year's IFC sing will demon-
strate the vocal style that made
them champions.
The swimming pool and billiards

room will be open to the public
free of charge, and free refresh-
ments will be served.
Tickets will be sold at the door
for the dance which will be held
Saturday night in the Union ball-
room from 9 p.m. to midnight. Jim
Servis' Orchestra will provide mu-
sic for the af fair.
Semi-annual affairs, Union Op-
en Houses have proven "very suc-
cessful in past years to introduce
new students to and remind old
students of the campus activities,"
an official remarked.
,ast semester, a men's fashion
show was included. It featured
Bermuda shorts, formal wear,
bathing suits and other spring
styles.
Last Year ... Culinary Arts
A cake-baking contest was an-
other part of last semester's ev-
ent in which students and their
wives entered their best pastries.
Fourteen fraternities entered
their mascots and many won prizes
for various points.
Department and industrial ex-
hibits were presented for the first
time at the last Open House. Be-
sides displays from campus organ-
izations, several University depart-
ments set up exhibits. Sports cars
were also shown, as in previous
years.

II _ ®

1717 North University -near Hill Auditorium

-

".t

College
Fashions

U I

For Fall
MADEMOISELLE IJfagqine
picks them...
JItarti Wai'ke[.' has them!

WHY
handsGwn mocs
are better.,

1
r
t
4
1
' ,
'
.,
P

t,

_1

P

V Softer at toe, back, olt-aroundi
Flexible...roll 'em up in 1 hand!
V True moccasin construction...1-piece
unlined upper
Vf lighter... Longer wearing... Better
fitting?
I PAt C R~t UIM I . WA pt, t

$695
f"V Drn

t

A'

IN CALF... BOWN, RLAC, ROW
N SUEDE ... BLACK, GREY, BROWN

.

COATS
SUITS
DRESSES
FORMALS
RAINWEAR
BLOUSES
SWEATERS
SKIRTS
LINGERIE
BELTS

Those yummy campus fashions for fall . . . you saw them in Mademoiselle Maga.
zine-you'll find them exclusively at MART! WALKER, the campus fashion shop at U. of M.
This is one fact every queen learns quickly and well here. Not only is MART WALKER
the shop chosen by MLLE to Feature MLLE fashions in Ann Arbor. It's the place you come
whenever you're looking for something new .. .
Things eye-catching and beau-catching. Things daring and dashing. Things cozy and
cuddly. Things for class and things for classes. The unusual, the clever, the dreamy idea -
when that's what you want, MART! WALKER'S for you.

/'Qan a1Li
306 SOUTH STATE
gargoyle
ON SALE TOMORROW
with
Jokes
Cartoons
Vitamin C
-7'

Soon as you're settled, come in'and get acquainted. Browse to
and her staff are here to help you, not to pester. Just get oriented
you'll be known as a smart belle on campus.

your heart's delight Marti
to MARTI WALKER-and

SCARFS
JEWELRY
HOSE

a Ad/

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan