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Band Enters Bigger

Season As. Its Importance Increases

125 Members
Are Expected
To Play In Fall :':>'

Group Gains Reputation-
'All-American Band' In

Past Gridiron


With the advent of the 1939 foot-
ball season, the University of Michi-
gan Varsity Band will start its season
of fall activity with a personnel of
125 members, an increase of 25 over
last years membership, Prof. William
D. Revilli, director, announced.
With its activities increasing' as
fast as its size and importance on
the University campus, the band
faces a program of activity for 1938-39
which includes another Varsity Show,
Fall Concert Series, regular Univer-
sity Broadcasts, special invitational
broadcasts, formation marching at
the football games and a trip to
Yale University to root for the team
wh~n it plays in the Yale Bowl.
New Staff Picked
The staff for next year has been
chosen, Professor Revelli announced:
the new manager will be Gilbert
Phares, '39; the equipment manager,
Donald Marrs, '39; librarians, Rich-
ard Correll, '39; Sidney Berg, '39;
William Rhodes, '39; and Frank Men-
ichetti, '39. The band is led in its
radio and concert apoerances by
Professor Revelli, but the military
training of the band in its marching
drills is diredted by Maj. Walter B.
Farriss of the United States Army.
Financial matters and special details
of band business are attended to by,
Herbert G. Watkins, assistant secre-
tary of the University and faculty
band manager.
The growth of the Band and its pro-
gram of activities has gained for
the Band in the past years a wide-
spread reputation of excellence of
musical ability and spectacular
marching appearances. This fact is
proven by the remarks of Ted Husing,
nationally famous NBC sports broad-
caster, who said the Band was the
"All-American Band" of his choice
based upon his view of the country's
outstanding collegiate groups in ac-
tion last Fall on the nation's grid-
irons. The New York Times printed
the 'following statement concerning
the Band when it appeared at the
Penn State game in the East last
year: "The University of Michigan
Band has proven the outstanding
sensation of the eastern football sea-

To Build Dorms
For 1,000 Men
Present University Dorms
Only House 170
(Continued from Page 5) +
been in incipient stages in Ann Arbor
with both University officials and
prominent alumni attempting to get
the ball in motion for a concerted
drive for funds. Chicago alumni
have been in the van of the move-
ment and last year the Midway grads
initiated a one month campaign for
Students have participated in the
dormitory movement through the
campus Dormitory Committee which
has sponsored numerous social af-
fairs, spent much time in publiciz-
ing the housing shortage and enlist-
ed the aid of various alumni organi-
zations. Prominent men on campus
are annually chosen for service on
the Dormitory Committee.
Fraternities have long been bitter
opponents of any dormitory move-
ment feeling the latter to be a menace
to their own housing security. This
year, however, fraternity men and
independents buried the hatchet on
the time-worn housing issue and both
put their shoulders to the wheel for
better housing. Several fraternity
men served on the Dormitory Com-
Difficulties in dormitory construc-
tion arise principally around the ex-
traordinary cost of land in Ann Ar-
bor. In every instance dwellings must
be torn down to make room for the
new projects.
Extremely low-coast boarding and
housing accommodations are avail-
able at three cooperative rooming
ouses in Ann Arbor, all student man-
aged. The Girls Cooperative House
accommodates about 20 women and
offers room and board for $5.75 a
week. The Rochdale Cooperative for
men accommodates about 23 and
charges $a a week for room and
board. The Socialist House accom-
modates about 15.

Band Conductor

* *
Prof. Revelli Back
From Two Weeks As
N.Y.U. Conductor
Prof. William D. Revelli, director of
the University of Michigan Band, has
just returned to Ann Arbor from New
York University where he has been
spending the last two weeks of the
Summer Session as guest professor
in N.Y.U. School of Music. Nation-
ally famous for his work in teaching
the technique of modern band organ-
ization and his outstanding successes
in directing various musical organiza-
tions, Professor Revelli, faces a full
season of activity with the advent of
the Fall semester.
Professor Revelli conducted the
Third All-High School Band Clinic in
Ann Arbor during the early part of
the Summer Session and climaxed
an especially outstanding season by
inaugurating the First University of
Michigan Outdoor Band Festival, a
recital of band selections presented in
Ferry Field before a crowd of 9,000
Recently Professor Revelli conduct.

Men Organized
Independent Group Dates
From Last Semester
(Continued from Page 5)
tories for men students to decrease
costs, and to provide the men with
congenial living surroundings.
During Orientation Week, Robert
Hartwell, '39, president, and other
representatives of Congress will ad-
dress the freshmen and transfer
groups to acquaint the new men on
campus with Congress' activities and
future program. The desk will be
maintained at the Union where names
will be taken of those desiring to
participate in Congress as an extra-
curricular activity and where fur-
ther information concerning Congress
may be secured. A special program
has also been planned by the officers
of Congress during Orientation Week
and the first week of the first semes-
Congress is administered by Execu-
tive and District Councils. The Execu-
tive Council, composed of the presi-
dent, executive secretary, recording
secretary, treasurer, chairmen of the
committees and District Council
representatives, is appointed by a
special student-faculty group in the
spring of each year. The District
Council is cbmposed of the presidents
of the 10 districts into which the
men students on campus have been
Each fall elections are held in all
the districts for presidents of the
districts. These president sit on
the District Council and select their
staffs to conduct organizational
work within their zones.
The committee represeuted on the
Executive Council are social, sports,
administrative, cooperative and pub-
licity. Smaller corresponding commit-
tees are also set up in each district.
ed the Sumrher Session Directors
Band when it played the dedicatory
program at the presentation of the
city's new band shell in West park,



Complete Library Available
A full complement of instruments is
available for the band's use and the
library of musical selections in Mor-
ris Hall, band headquarters, is re-
puted to be one of the most complete
owned by any musical organization in
America. Professor Revelli and the"
Band offer, according to Ernest A.
Jones, former manager of the Michi-
gan Band, the finest kind of all
around band training.,
During Orientation week, tryouts
will be held daily from 9 a. m. to
noon and from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m. for
freshman interested in joining the
Rushing Rules
Griven Revision
New Sorority Regulations
Will Be Issued
(Continued from Page 5)
Friday nights wtih either a dinner
or luncheon on Saturday. The din-
ners last from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and a
girl may go to the same sorority house
only once each week. Following the
two weeks of these dinners there are
two formal dinners held on Monday
and Tuesday nights of the third week
lasting from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
The Panhellenic rules provide that
a rushee may' not attend more than
four functions at any one sorority
during formal rushing. 'This means
that a girl may attend one of the
initial teas, one dinner during the
first week and another the second
week of rushing and then one formal
dinner the last two days of the par-
The period of silence begins on
Tuesday night of the third week and
lasts until Friday night. During this
time there is absolutely no communi-
cation between sororities and rushees..
If a girl has been bid by a house, she
will receive a preference slip which
she fills out and returns to the Dean
of Women's office;
Pledging will be held on Saturday
,afternoon, Oct. 15. Informal rush-
ing starts the Sunday after pledging
and may continue throughout the
The complete list of sororities on
campus are: Alpha Chi Omega, 1004
Olivia; Alpha Delta Pi, 722 Forest;
Alpha Epsilon Phi, 820 Hill; Alpha
Gamma Delta, 1322 Hill; Alpha Omi-
cron Pi, 1017 Oakland; Alpha Phi,
1830 Hill.

Fraternities Play Important Part
In Life Of 700 Students Here

Two-Week Rushing Period'
S ited To Open Sept. 24;
Freshmen Visit Houses
(Continued from Page 5)
"The Interfraternity Handbook" con-
taining complete information as to
the individual houses and their mem-
berships'. In this handbook will also
be found a copy of the rushing and
pledging rules.
At the end of the rushing term
there is a silence period of three days.
The silence period culminates in a
"pledging" ceremony. When the stu-
dent becomes a "pledge"-after he
has pledged himself to join a frater-
nits, but cannot yet be initiated-he
enters the one semester pledge pe-
riod. During the pledge period the
freshman is trained in the fraternity
and University requirements. His so-
cial and scholastic development, his
moral and financial reliability are
then finaly evaluated by the fra-
ternity before he can be initiated.
The initiation takes place early in
the second semester provided the stu-
dent attains the standards set up by
the fraternities and the University.
Michigan fraternities voluntarily
set high scholarship standards for
initiation; they also maintain study
halls and regulate study hours for
the benefit of pledges and members.
The student must achieve more than
merely satisfactory scholarship in
order to be initiated into his fra-
ternity, in order to remain in school,
and in order to participate in any
extra-curricular-activity. The Mich-
igan Interfraternity Council is de-
termined thatfraternities atMich-
igan shall maintain a level of .scholar-
ship which is above that required by
the University for graduation.
The fraternity houses at Michigan
are designed to give the student ade-
quate living conditions. They are
subject to inspection by the Univer-
sity and civic authorities, thereby in-
suring the health and safety of its
Each year fraternities house some
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1,400 men in comfortable quarters
and board in the neighborhood 'of
Finances in fraternities are con-
ducted on a monthly basis. At the
beginning of each month all mem-
bers and pledges are presented with
a house bill. This bill averages $56 a
month for an active member eating
and living at the house. For fresh-
men and other members living out of
the house the cost is about $30 month-
ly. This .latter cost includes the
noon and evening meals and monthly
Aside from these costs each fra-
ternity at the University charges an
initiation fee which is paid only dur-
ing a life time. The amount of the
fee varies with the group.
Fraternities here at the University
are stably organized financial insti-
tutions with a total annual turnover
of close to three-quarters of a mil-
lion dollars. Each fraternity is man-
aged by one of its members under
the supervision of the University Fra-
ternity Financial Advisor.
The complete list of fraternities fol-
Acacia, Alpha Chi Sigma, Alpha
Delta Phi, Alpha Kappa Lambda, Al-
pha Sigma Phi, Alpha Tau Omega,
Beta Theta Pi, Chi Phi, Chi Psi, Delta
Kappa Epsilon.
Delta Tau Delta, Delta Upsilon,

Hermitage, Kappa Delta Rho, Kappa
Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Beta
Delta, Phi Delta Theta, Phi Epsilon
Pi, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Kappa Psi,
Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi Kappa Tau,
Phi Sigma Delta.
Phi Sigma Kappa, Pi Lambda Phi,
Psi Upsilon, Sigma Alpha Epsilon,
Sigma Alpha Mu, Sigma Chi, Sigma
Nu, Sigma Phi, Sigma Phi Epsilon,
Tau Kappa Epsilon, Triangle, Trigon,
Theta Chi, Theta Delta Chi, Theta
Xi, Zeta Beta Tau and Zeta Psi.
Alumni University
Attracts Graduates
More than 150 alumni of the
University are regularly enrolled in
the alumni University each year.
The alumni University, which at-
tracts graduates from all over the
country, is held each year just fol-
lowing the June examination period.
It includes a program of 10 or 12
courses given by prominent faculty
members of the University teaching
staff in their resepctive fields. The
session lasts about one week.
In addition'to the regular academic
classes, 1nembers of the coaching staff
each year offer instruction in tennis
and golf to the alumni students.
Ohio Statute
"There must be no walking about
the halls in the nude"-Edict issued
at the University of Toledo (Ohio).
At the -same time, the students were
told to see that their curtains were
drawn while undressing.

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