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February 19, 1958 - Image 5

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FEBRUARY 19, 1951


ague Petitioning To Open for Class Projects, Committees; All Coeds


INTERVIEWING - pon turn-
EEKING INFORMATION - Office aspirants read up on the in'g in the petition, women sign
ssitions open in League petitioning before writing a petition. up for an interview.
rogram Planned for Applicants

Administrative Posts'
Applications Available
There are many opportunities
available for committee chairmen in presenting the monthly student
and members on the administra- open houses held at the President's
tive level of the League. house.
Bridge lessons, Duplicate Bridge
Community Service. . .. Tournaments, and informal dances
The Community Service com- sponsored by the League, and new
mittee is composed of women social projects are handled by a
willing to volunteer their spare chairman and several members.
time to the community. Special
Women have been placed as ProjeCts
hostesses at the University ,Hos- The Special Projects Committee
pital, the Speech Clinic and the plans activities for the entire year.
Veterans' Readjustment Center. Activities for the spring semester
include plans for a Bridal Show
House - and a Mothers' Tea.
Opportunities for chairman and Duing the fall, the chairman
assistant chairman positions are and members co-operate with the
available on the House Committee. Union to present Homecoming and
These girls work behind the an all-campus talent show.
scenes to co-ordinate undergradu-
ate projects with the facilities Tutorial
available in the League. The Tutorial Committee fur-
International nishes a helping hand to girls
International Committee pro- who are having difficulties in their
vides open positions of Chairman studies.
vid operposiios of Chaian Also composed of a chairman
and memberships to those in- and several members, the group
terested in working with students supplies a permanent file of avail-
of other countries. bettr n otcste o
The group provides personalnayb;tu a che o
contcts etwen foeignand At present, plans for new cul-
American women by initiating the tural and scholastic programs, in-
American Sister program. cluding debates, lectures and work-
Public Relations . . . shops are being formulated.
Public Relation members are in Executive Off ices
touch with campus activities, since
they publicize League doings and Executive offices of the League
services by means of letters, dis- are open: president, first vice-
plays and posters. president, second vice-president
Writingaand editing the League secretary and treasurer.
Lowdown and publishing, with the The Burocat Advisory Board Is
Union, the Union-League Calendar composed, of five chairmen-one
are other activities of the com- to head each of the five groups of
mittee, composed of a chairman B'rocats. The activities, art, re-
and several members. ceptionist, secretariat and special
Orietatin .' events chairmanships are open.
Everyone is necessarily acquaint- I nterviewing,
ed with the activities of the Orien- Nomina ting'
tation committee. Choosing the chairman and
Composed of chairman and committee members for League
members, the group plans and projecta m inating League
directs general and social orien- ojcsisdthe npoject of the en-
tation for freshman and transfer terviewing and Nominating Con-
students.'teIewisadomida Com-
Members of the Social Com- mittee. It is composed of a chair-
mittee assist Mrs. Harlan Hatcher man, who is also a League officer

Petitioning time for League po-
sitions is here again!
All women will have an oppor-
tunity to petition, since Soph
Show, Sophomore, Junior and
Union To Sponsor
Debate on Cyprus
The largest simulated United'
Nations meeting ever presented
is being planned by the Academic
Services and International Com-
mittees of the Union in coopera-
tion with International Students
Students from more than 50
countries will debate the Cyprus
issue according to rigid UN pro-
cedure, Sat., March 15, in Rack-
ham Auditorium.,
The two-session meeting will
have representatives from nearly
as many countries as the actual
UN and will be a forum of student
opinion from the countries them-
In contrast to the usual meet-
ing of this type in which stu-
dents are assigned countries to
represent, the Campus UN will
have delegates of foreign students
on campus to represent their
'Three countries involved di-
rectly in the Cyprus debate, Brit-
ain, Turkey and Greece, will have
15 minutes each in which to pre-
sent their views.

Senior League officers are open,
says Dorothy Schaffner, '60, of
the Interviewing and Nominating
New positions will be an-
nounced on Installation Night,
Monday ,April 14, at Rackhain
Coffee Hours Planned
Coffee hours at the League
from 7-8 p.m., Tues. and Wed.,
March 4 and 5 are being planned,
Miss Schaffner adds.
So that interested coeds may
ask any questions they may have
concerning the offices, represen-
tatives from the League commit-
tees, officers and members of the
interviewing committee will be
present to informally answer these
questions, she says.
To obtain a League position, a
candidate goes through a three-
step process of petitioning, inter-
viewing and nominating.
Experience Not Necessary
Previous experience in the
League is not necessary when pe-
titioning; it is interest, enthusi-
asm, and ability that count, em-
phasizes Miss Schaffner.
Petitions may be obtained in
the League undergraduate office.
A candidate presents her list of
high school and campus activi-
ties and her ideas and under-
standing of the responsibilities of
the position.
Petitions Available
Helpful information may be ob-
tained from old petitions and

President's reports, available in
the undergraduate office. Miss
Schaffner also advises contacting
the person who now holds the of-
fice for helpful hints, and says
one "need not be a literary
genius" to write a petition.
Often it is easier to organize
ideas in outline or narrative form.
Length. is secondary to content
and organization.
After writing a petition, the
candidate returns her petition to
the League undergraduate office
and signs up for an interview.
Interviews are informal and
last approximately 12 minutes.
The candidate should be prepared
to express a summary of her peti-
tion and to explain any of the
new ideas \vhich she has included
in her petition, remarks Miss

Soph Show, Senior Night
JGP Seek Cast, Chairmen


Petitioning Schedule
Feb. 24-28 . . . Petitions are due
March 1-6... Interviewing
March 3-7 .. . Petitions are due
March 8-13 ... Interviewing
March 10-14 .. . Petitions are due
March 17-21 . . . Interviewing

Soph Show .. .
Sophomore men and women
participate in a Broadway musi-
cal production which is advised
by a professional director and
sponsored by the League.
Joint chairmanships for men
and women on the central com-
mittee in the following offices
will be open March 10 to March
14: General co-chairmen; secre-
tary co-chairmen; co-treasurers;
co-directors; production co-chair-
men; costumes co-chairmen;'
make-up co-chairmen; music co-
chairmen; publicity co-chairmen;
and programs co-chairmen.
* * * .
The oldest original production
on campus, this ,class production
is written, produced and acted
by the Junior women.

Many opportunities for leader-
ship on the central committee
are open: General and assistant
chairmen; director; secretary;
make-up and assistant make-up;
tickets, ushers; costumes and as-
sistant costumes; scenery and as-
sistant scenery; stunts; dance and
assistant dance; transposer-ar-
ranger; publicity; posters; daily;
treasurer; script; music; and
* * *
Senior Night
Senior Night, the class project
of the graduating women, will
take place Wed., March 25.
The annual affair is opening
night for the traditional Junior
Girls Play.
The chairmanships for Senior
Night will be run in the Daily
Official Bulletin.


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