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13, 1938



freshmen Face
I A Problem.Of
Activity Choice
lemaining Clubs, Societies
Are Listed For Eligible
Students,_Old And New
(Continued from Page 22)
lated to the fairs and minstrel shows
produced during the first years of the
present century as a means of pro-
moting the construction of a Union
building. The first Union Opera was
presented in 1907. The most suc-
cessful was "Cotton Stockings," pro-
duced in 1923, which became a hit
at the Metropolitan Opera House
after a tour of the Middle West and
East. The last show was "Give Us
Rhythm" in 1935.
Participating in a Mimes show is
required for membership. There will
be a call for tryouts as soon as plans
for a production are completed. No-
tices of meetings, which are held in
the Union, will be announced in the
Paily Official Bulletin.

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their thinking, and seeks to encourage companionship of their fellow, towns- organization of the group is similar
tolerance for the opinions of others by men. to that of any other social sorority of
presenting for consideration the ar- the University in its purpose. Meet-
guments on both sides of each ques- Cercie FranCais ings are held the first and third Wed-
tioeetings are held three or four The principal purpose of Le Cercle nesdays in each month.
times each semester, and follow the Francais is to acquaint the student
general pattern of a short, informal with the more familiar aspects of Kappa Beta Pi
talk by an outside speaker preceding the French tongue and culture Kappa Beta Pi is a legal sorority
an open forum discussion on the topic through a series of lectures and semi- for white women law students who
of the evening. monthly meetings. have at least a C average for the first
Meetings are held on Wednesday The only necessary qualification year's work in law. Meetings are
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venings, either in a room at the Law
Club or at the Union. All law students
are invited to attend any meeting,
and may become active members by

101r membership in Le Cercie is that
the prospective member be able to
carry on a conversation in French.


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contacting any of the officers. INippon Club
The Nippon Club is a social or-
Chinese Students Club ganization for Japanese at the
All Chinese students registered in University of Michigan who were born
the University are members of the either in this country or Japan.
Chinese Students Club. Meetings are i The purpose of the Nippon Club
held at least three times during the is to prove assistance to Japanese and
semester at Lane Hall. Advance no- to promote friendly relations be-
tice is given by cards. The Sunday tween American and Japanese stu--
evening suppers are being continued.; dents.
The Hiawatha Club Michigan Dames Club
The Hiawatha Club, which numbers An organization for the wives of
about forty members, was organized students and internes on campus is
in the fall of 1935. the Michigan Dames Club. The club
The purpose of the Hiawatha Club meets the second and fourth Tuesday[
is, first, to foster a feeling of good- of each month. There are nine in-
will and friendship among Upper terest groups whi'ch meet once a
Peninsula men who are students at month; art, athletic, book, bridge,
the University; and second, to create child study, charm, drama, home

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"Conceived in frivolity, nurtured in
good-fellowship, dedicated to the cul-
tivation of wit and the graces of a
Thus in its official toast is typified
the motto, spirit and purpose of
Toastmasters, oldest honor society on
the ;University of Michigan campus.
Toastmasters was formed and organ-
ized' March 6, 1897, maintained a
leading position at the University
until the World War when it, tem-
porarily passed into a state of sus-
pended animation, and was reor-
genized in 1934.,
Toastmasters at the present time
is composed of between 20 and 25
Michigan men from the Literary
school and Law school. Its primary
purpose is to cultivate and develop
the art of impromptu afterdinner
speaking among the members. In-
formal dinner meetings are conduct-
ed monthly.
Tau Sigma Delta
Tau Sigma Delta is an international
honorary fraternity in achitecture
and the allied arts. Its aim is to pro-
duce men fit for the profession of
architecture both by virtue of their
professional training and their con-
cept of the duty toward society on
the part of architects. The belief
that architecture is much more than
a: technical profession led to .the or-
ganization of Alpha chapter of Tau
Sigma Delta at Michigan in 1913. The
society was originally founded because
of a belief that architecture owes to
the world a finer place in which to
live, a freer philosophy, and an in-


digenous culture as expressed in aims to provide a social and cultural
buildings. center for students. Although it em-
There are two classes of member- phasizes Jewish values, its facilities
ship, junior and senior. Members must are open to all students. The Foun-
be in the junior class. dation is located at 1102 Oakland, and
its physical facilities include a library,

Architectural Society
The purpose of the Architectural
Society is to give the student body a
means of promoting and developing
activities within the Architectural
School itself. This body is also in-
strumental in getting speakers to ad-
dres .the students from time to time
upon subjects related to their work.
The sponsorship of parties and mix-
ers falls upon this organization as
dofs the school paper "Designer" and
the annual Architect's Ball, held in
the spring. Student relations with the
faculty are handled mainly through
the Society.
The governin'g body of the Society
is composed of eight representatives,
called the Architectural Council. Four
are elected at large from the entire
school and four are elected by class
vote. The officers are in turn elected
from and by the Council.
All class officers within the school
are related to the Council by their
class representatives. It is the aim of
the organization to create a more
unified feeling throughout the dif-
ferent classes in respect to school
functions. For this reason, class ad-
ministration is carried on through
the cooperation of the class officers
and the Council.
Hillet Foundation
The B'nai Brith Hillel Foundation

recreation room, chapel, lounge, of-
fices, and kitchen. Membership is
approximately 500.
Among the most important activ-
ities are: Religious Services every Fri-
day evening; Sunday Evening Forums
(Avery Weisman, Chairman); Hillel
Players-Dramatic Group (Louise
Samek, President); Hillel Indepen-
dent Club-Social Organization (Al
Finkelstein, President); Palestine
Club (Samuel F. Grant, President);
Fireside Discussion Group; Hillel
Book Club (Betty Steinhart, Presi-
dent); and social events.
Tau Epsilon Rho
Through cooperative effort, Epsilon
Chapter of Tau Epsilon Rho, interna-
tional Jewish legal fraternity seeks
to promote among its members a
deeper grasp of the problems of the
law student and a broader approach
for professional life.
It has sought to sustain a reputation
for scholarship on the campus and
conducts regular discussion groups,
on current legal problems, special
review sessions' for its members and
guests on academic courses, besides
entertaining fromi time to time pro-
minent members of the bar. For the
past three years the chapter has won
the trophy presented by the national
fraternity for scnolastic eminence.

Social activities includes dances,
dinners, and luncheons.
Membership is by invitation and
Phi Epsilon Kappa
Phi Epsilon Kappa is the only na-
tional physical education fraternity
in the United States. It functions to
inculcate the principles of Peace,
Friendship and Brotherly Love; to
promote and enhance the happiness
of its members and to elevate the
standards, ideals and ethics for
professionals engaged in teaching
physical education.
Kappa Chapter was founded here
in 1925.
Membership is open to those stu-
dents of health and physical edu-
cation above freshman standing who,
through scholastic rating, profession-
al ability and character show prom-
ise of furthering the ideals of the
fraternity. Meetings are held bi-
The yearly banquet and 'get-to-
gether' will be held in the spring to
which all alumni brothers and men
of Phi Epsilon Kappa are invited,
Lawyers Liberal Club
Organized in 1934, the Lawyers'
Liberal Club provides the members of
the law school with a forum at which
they may discuss current social, ec-
onomic, and political problems. In
keeping with its name the Liberal
Club opens its membership to all re-
gardless of whether they are so-
called "conservatives" or "liberals" in

a "University of Michigan conscious-
ness" among high school graduates
from the Upper Peninsula by sponsor-'
ing collegiate dances, advising the
high school graduates, and keeping in
touch with Uppoer Peninsula news-
The club sponsors speakers, mainly
members of the faculty. It also par-
ticipates in intramural athletics, and
boasts a hocky team. Initiates are
selected by vote of the active mem-
bers. Dues amount to one dollar per
Scalp and Blade
The National Fraternity of Scalp
and Blade is a social organization for
the promotion of social entertainment
and educational recreation for col-
lege men from Buffalo, New York. The
Michigan Chapter is one of the oldest
and most active chapters of the fra-
Any male resident of Buffalo in the
University is eligible for undergrad-
uate membership. The local chapter
invites all Buffaloians to enjoy the

Alpha Alpha Gamma
Alpha Alpha Gamma, national
honorary sorority in architecture and
its allied arts, has as its goal the
fostering of an interest in various
forms of art. Students from the
School of Architecture and of land-
scape designing, who are in the up-
per one-third of their class sdholas-
tically, are eligible for membership.
Meetings, held every two weeks, are
usually held in the homes of profes-
Women s Physical Club
All women majoring in physical
education are automatically members
of the Women's Physical Club, which
has as its purpose the promotion of
sportsmanship and participation in
outside activities on campus.
Alpha Kappa Alpha
Alpha Kappa Alpha is a national
social sorority for colored women. The

making and music. _

Uelu 11unJlLy.
Alpha Gamma Sigma
Alpha Gamma Sigma is a social or-
ganization for former Girl Scouts,
Girl Reserves and Campfire Girls. A
social meeting is held every other
Monday night.
Phi Taua Alpha
Phi Tau Alpha is the honorary
Latin and Greek society. Intended
for all students interested in partici-
pating in the study of the classics, the
society meets twice a month. Pro-
grams of many and diverse phases
pertinent to the fields of Latin and
Greek are presented.
Phi Tau Alpha has as its purpose
the furthering of the. student's inter-
est in his or her work and the pro-
viding of a closer contact between
student, classmates and professor.
Alpha Lambda Delta
Alpha Lambda Delta is a society
established to honor those freshman
women who attain a 2.47 average
during their first semester or during
their first and second semesters com-
In April, 193f1, 23 women of the
(Continued on Page 24)
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This is the Distinction
that Saffell & Bush have
enjoyed for many years.
Exclusive Representative for

unay, ctober 16, 193$
What a week-end! It all started off bee-y~ofyy
nite at the Deke dance with Bill - my looking defitey snsh
(if I do say so) in my straPless formal and getting much attention
teraywas super-exciting.
from the: brothers. The game yesterday w
ned the odd home town when
Marry looked as if he hardly recognize
I trotted out to meet him in my swankY green
one that made such a telling impression on the girls at the house
St here.) The black dinner dress finished WarrY
uesshe's decided that the gal he grew up next door to (and
had to take out just once) can be sightly glamorouster
n-hoo -two dates with him next week! All of
any-oo - to dthank her for her wards of
reminds m, I must write Ginny and
dobe at _ Jacobson -- ighti
wisdom about getting my wardrob 'i
Thecertainly know what a gs ud have here
Ann Arbor. The yceany
s bess certainl
on campus.Nxt to her Mother, a gal'sb fnr l
her Jacobson wardrobe .

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