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WOMEN' S
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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 1940

Orientation Programs

Planned For

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Sports Exhibition
And Style Show
Will Be Sept. 25

WAA To Sponsor Event;
President Jane Grove
Will Be Commentator
Students To Report
Tuesday,_Sept. 24
Freshmen and transfers will be in-
troduced to the sports program of
the Women's Athletic Association at
the eighth annual style show and
sports exhibition which will be held
Sept. 25 at the Women's Athletic
Building. Miss Marie Hartwig, of the
physical education department, an-
nounced this week. 1
President Jane Grove will welcome
the new students and introduce Dr.
Margaret Bell, head of the women's
physical education department, who
will give a short greeting.
After the style show, the sports.
exhibition will be held on Palmer
Field. The sports demonstrated are
not part of the physical education
department program, but are arrang-
ed, and directed by the student man-
agers of the Women's Athletic As-
sociation. The program is planned
and put on by students in the WAA.
Models Chosen For Show
In the main, these sports groups
represent clubs rather than classes
which are a part of the program of
the physical education department.
Models have already been chosen
for the style show, in which the cor-
rect wearing apparel for campus
sportsmen in both class and club will
be displayed. Miss Grove will com-
ment on the costumes worn and ex-
plain to which sport each is adapted,;
as the models parade down the ter-
race steps and return to their spot
on the balcony.'
Betty Lyman and Hazel Casler will
show the correct wear for archers,
and Betty Zunk and Barbara Fisher
will be dressed for badminton. Bas-
ketball and bowling togs will be worn
by Dorothy Thompson and Lois Basse,
Betty Jane Barnett and Claire M.
De Weese repectively.
Fencing Costume Modeled
Doreen Voiles and Mary Reikle will
be dressed in the fencing costume
and Anna Williams and Mary Jane
Killean will show the golf outfit.
Charlotte Kinney and Dorothea Ort-
mayer will look like hockey players
and Shirley Risburg and Evelyn
Spamer will have on the leotard skirt
of modern dance.
Outdoor sports clothes will be
shorn by Gertruce Inwood, Dorothy
Way, Jessie Zschoerner, Ruth Augs-
purger, Jean Abraham and Willy
Simpson. Riders may take their cue
from Mary Hayden as to the correct
dress, and Virginia Paterson and
Lois Huffcut will show what should
be worn to practice sessions of the
rifle club.
Doris Allen and Dorothy Kelly will
represent softball, and Margo Thom
will model the modern twimming
suit, while Mildred Da Lee wears an
old fashioned one. Betty Hoag will
wear the tap dancing costume and
(Continued on Page 16).

WAA President

Of MEN and MICE...
It ain't long now 'til you'll be a college freshman, a real, honest-to-
goodness collegiate gal running around the Michigan campus like you
owned it, but before you get too sure of yourself and know-it-all, (and you
will-everybody does) while you're still green (and you will be) we want to
be the first to give you a bit of advice and tell you what it's all about (we're
so sure ourselves!) ... we know you won't take it, but we just want to make
the gesture! When you breeze into Ann Arbor by train,
car, bus, plane .. . or via thumb, you'll be all wide-eyed
o U Kand excited . .. bubbling over with where you're going
C H 0 CE to live, what upper classmen you know, how new it all
is, if your favorite man is here too, AND if Roosevelt or
Willkie is going to be the head man for the next four
years . . . go easy on this ... !Washtenaw County has
voted Republican for so long it doesn't even know that
/ '. ki there's any other alternative. We're about the only
dyed-in-the-wool Democrat here, and if we don't shut
up about it, we won't be here! So, enough about our
political views-what we want to tell you is how to live,
and you really can LIVE in A. A. The first thing you'll
go through is Orientation week. You'll meet reams of
people, be told lots, get very mixed up, acquire sore feet.

To Be Aided First

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Two Student Groups

Freshmen And Transfers

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JANE GROVE
Lea gueOffers
Many Facilities
To All Women
Serves As Activity Center,
Club House For Women,
Alumnae Headquarters
Dedicated to the unity of Univer-
sity women, the million-dollar Mich-
igan League serves as club house and
activity center for all women on
campus and the headquarters for
alumnae organizations throughout the
country.
Its chapel, theatre, ballroom, cui-
sine, lounges, and accommodations
are integral parts of the building
which undergraduates and graduates
by virtue of their membership have
created and preserve. for the partici-
pation and enjoyment of the campus.
Seating 700, the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre is the scene of the Cinema
Arts program featuring outstanding
foreign and domestic movies, as well
as class projects and the repertoire
of Play Production.
Beautifully decorated, the spacious
wood-panelled Mary B. Henderson
Room, the Ethel Fountain Hussey
Room, the Grand Rapids Room and
the Kalamazoo Room provide facili-
ties for meetings, parties, such as
dancing, bridge, and dining in the
social calendar of Michigan wo-
men.
Drama, fiction, biography, travel
and periodicals can be found in the
women's library on the third floor
about the panelled room where un-
dergraduate women gather for seclud-
ed study and reading.
Surrounded by its high stone wall,
the informal garden of the League is
well-known for its trim shrubbery
and flowers, as the warm-weather
meeting place of women and their
friends and the setting of numer-
ous garden weddings.
With headquarters in the League,
the Alumnae Association maintains
(Continued on Page 15)

There'll be swell advisers to sort of give you the lay of the land and watch
over you, and do their best (after all they're only human) to settle all yourc
difficulties.C
Comes Orientation ... d
By the time Orientation week is over school really starts . . . and witho
it oodles of upper classmen come back . .. you see lots of nice men (six tol
every gal) lots of purty gals (despite the "four out
of five women are beautiful and the fifth comes to3
Michigan" statement!) and perfessers, (who are \
nice too ... and also human). With all this comes .'
rushing, which is lots of fun. It'll be a hectic week, 5
but you'll find time to get your hair done and drift L
into the formal rushing dinners the last two nights
of rushing looking like a dream, very sophisticated,f
calm and poised .. . no one will know that your
stomach is probably full of butterflies, and you're terrified, but remember
the rushers went through the same experience once and should understand
. besides they probably feel just as weak in the knees as you do! As the
first few weeks come to life you'll get introduced to all the places to go ...
dancing at the League and Union is always popular, lectures, movies, con-l
certs, and drinking beer at the Bell make up a beginning list. But it's onlyj
the beginnin'.
S -Pretty soon after school begins . . . just about when you've gotten all
broken into everything, the Union Formal comes up. It's the first really big3
dance and its wonderful. About the same time the football
games start . . . and don't miss a one-you'll never forgivel
yourself! Michigan is going to have a swell team, you can
count on that, and you'll have the time of your life at the
games and yell yourself sick. Then just before Thanksgiving7
comes Pan-Hellenic B'all . . . all the sorority goils ask their
favorite men and dance to soft music in the League Ballroom.t
The females foot the expenses, so it's usually "THE MAN" that
you ask; And just a hint which you'll forget . . . You'll love it
here, but, unfortunately, just loving it ain't enough to keep
you here . . . the faculty and higher-ups like devotion to the
school 'cause everybody loves it, but they like what should go
hand in hand with it too, scholastic effort! In plain toims,
kid, ya gotta study besides play. We agree that all work and
no play makes Jill a dull girl,'BUT all play and no work makes Jill go home
permanently after the first semester. And you don't want to go home do
you . . . or do you?
Comes Cupid .. .
All this seriousness that Aunt Jemima is giving you is all for your own
good, and leads up to what happens after you go home at Xmas to tell your
families what a super, wonderful, swell, colossal, neat . . . and don't forget
educational, place this is. What we are leading up to is that when you come
back there are exams ... You'll probably age
a lot exam week, you'll never be quite so
carefree again, but always remember that
exam week is only the prelude to J-Hop4
weekend ... there are house parties galore,1
dances, breakfasts and tobogganing par-
ties and just everything to make the week-
end perfect! If you don't get asked your
first year, remember that you have three
more years to secure a man who has the
sufficient funds to feel like squandering
much cash on just you, and "much cash" it is too! If Cupid doesn't do his
stuff for you this year he's sure to make it up next year-don't give up hope!
Just remember that by the time people have seen you in Frosh Project
(which you must go out for as it's a swell way to meet the gals in your class
and is more fun than a picnic) or have your name on The Daily staff or the
Gargoyle staff, 'cause certainly you're going out for lots of activities, why
everybody'll want to know you!
After J-Hop comes the second semester. You go through the awful

Virginia Schwegler To Be
Chairman Of Selected
Advisors Of Transfers
Dr. Margaret Bell
TO Greet Students
An extensive program which will
be devoted to transfer students apart
from the freshmen has been planned
for Orientation Week. I
Virginia Schwegler will act as
chairman of a specially selected group
of upperclassmen who will serve as
counselors and will aid transfer stu-
dents in becoming accustomed to the
campus, buildings, curriculum, tra-
ditions and general routine. Assist-
ing Miss Schwegler will be June de
Cordova, Dorothea Ortmayer and
Mary Jean O'Donnell.
It is vitally important for every
transfer student to be' on campus by
Tuesday, Sept. 24, in order to meet
with their specified advisers and
have the plans for the week outlined
for them, Miss Schweigler said.
Orientatior Schedule
Tuesday. First meetings of stu-
dents and advisers.
Wednesday. At 8 p.m., Dean Alice
Lloyd will have a reception for all
transfer students in the Michigan
League and there will be entertain-
ment afterwards in the ballroom.
Thursday. At 7:30 p.m. there will
be a program in the Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre at the League. The
League Council will be introduced
and skits explaining activities will
be presented
In order to make it possible for stu-
dents to become acquainted with
many people, following the conclu-
sion of Orientation week various tea
dances and student teas at the home
home of President and Mrs. Ruth-
ven will be given.
Transfer Student Advisers
The list of women who have been
chosen to act as advisers to entering
transfer students includes Mary Ann
Andreson, Elizabeth Moe, Margaret
Cobb, Helen Boutell, Nancy Drew,
Sally Ann Chapin, Betty Johnson,
Jean Tenofsky, Betty Shumann,
Doris Wechsler, Betty Sikkenga, Au-
drey Sorenson, Helen Bittker, Mary
Hayden, Mary Hayes, Mildred Ward,
Georgiene Eberly, Jocelyn Ironside,
Frances Aaronson, Florence Gates1
and Jane O'Brien.
The list concludes with Shirley Sil-
ver, Penelope Patterson, June Fred-
erick, Dorothy Rudy, Ethel Winnai,
Susan Udell, Anna Jean Williams,
Jane Zimmerman, Martha Hobrock
and Grace Helen Barton.

Dean Of Women

DEAN ALICE LLOYD
Many Groups
Offer Awards
Annual Scholarship Given
By ChicagoAlumnae
Many scholarships and prizes are
annually awarded to assist or reward
qualified women of the University.
The Chicago Association of the
University of Michigan Alumnae
Scholarship of $150 is awarded each
year to a woman student considered
deserving by the Association.
The Barbour Scholarship Com-
mittee awards the Levi Barbour
Scholarships to women from Orien-
tal countries.
Among scholarships awarded after
the woman student has studied some
length of time at the University are
the Ethel McCormick Scholarships.
Dormitory Scholarships are award-
ed by the various dormitories on the
basis of good citizenship, scholar-
ship, and need. Occasionally they
are awarded to a new student whose
credentials are exceptional, but ordi-
narily they are intended to meet the
need of students who have already
made a record at the University.
Martha Cook offers three board and
room scholarships; Mosher-Jordan,
four scholarships of $100 each; Betsy
Barbour, two room scholarships and
one board scholarship; and Adelia
Cheever, a number of scholarships
(Continued on Page 16)

Betty Stout, '41, To Head
List Of Student Advisors
As General Chairman
Week Will Begin
Monday, Sept. 23
Freshman students will be helped
through the trials and tribulations
typical of the first week on any large
campus when upperclassmen acting
in the capacity of advisers take com-
plete charge during Orientation Peri-
od, a week beginning Sept. 23 devot-
ed to familiarizing new students with
the campus, its buildings and activi-
ties.
Advisers will meet with their groups
for the first time on Monday, Sept.
23, when the various events will be
outlined and the process of acquaint-
ing the students with their new sur-
roundings will get under way.
Orientation Schedule
Monday: All students must report
to their advisers, and receive' in-
structions for the extent of the week.
At 3 p.m. women will report at Bar-
bour Gymnasium for the Health Ex-
amination. At 8 p.m. in Hill Audi-
torium President Ruthven and Dean
Alice Lloyd will present welcoming
addresses extending the University's
official greeting to all entering stu-
dents.
Tuesday: The Audiometer Test-
will be given in the Natural Science
Building and the Reading Test in
the Main Auditorium of the Rackham
Building.
Wednesday: Students will imeet
with their Academic Counselors in
Angell Hall at 8 a.m. and at 4 p.m. a
recreational program will be offered
at Palmer Field. At 8 p.m. there will
be an assembly gathering in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre at which
time the members of the League
Council will be introduced. Also in
the course of the evening, skits from
the various class projects, such as
Freshman Project, Sophomore Cab-
aret and Junior Girls Play will be
presented.
Aptitude Test Given ,
Thursday: Students will take the
Scholastic Aptitude Test in the main
Audtiorium of the Rackham Build-
ing at 8 a.m. and at 3 p.m. they will
be conducted through the Main Li-
brary. Evening festivities will take
the form of a reception, dance-mixer
and parcel party given at the Michi-
gan League at 8 p.m. for the purpose
of introducing Dean Lloyd to the
(Continued on Page 14)

League Standing Committees Give
Women Opportunities For Activity

Judiciary Council In Charge
Of House, Campus Regulations

All petitioning, interviewing and
recommendations for League posi-
tions as well as the disciplinary mat-
ters concerning undergraduate wo-
men are. under the direction of the
Judiciary Council.
This committee, made up of three
seniors and two juniors, has complete
jurisdiction over matters of violation
of general residence regulations and
violations of campus regulations re-
ferred to the Council by the Office
of the Dean of Women. Additional

pointed by last year's retiring chair-
man from the two junior members
and the other new members were
,appointed by the electoral board from
the Office of the Dean of Women
and the Undergraduate Council.
The complete set of house rules
will be read at the first meeting of
each house and thereafter each wo-
man will be responsible for know-
ing and understanding the various
regulations. Some of the important
house rules follow:

ordeal of registering again ...
Cme L
Comes Love. . .

. then new classes begin. You see new people,
new profs . . . and if you made your marks
maybe you get initiated into a sorority some-
time in March. A. A. is lovely in the spring-
time-what with the Arboretum to go walking
in (it's a sort of glorified park, woods', with
flowers, trees, and hills and valleys, and a
river) .. . a veritable paradise . . . and mind
you we just said a paradise to "go walking"
in! You can begin playing tennis, golf, and
go riding. It's so lovely out you'll want to do
anything but study ... we know ! ! !

Any girl with the exception of first
semester freshmen interested in
working on League' committees, class
projects or any other League activ-
ities is required to fill out a petition.
Petitioning for all events will be
announced in The Daily approx-
imately one week previous to the
opening day for acceptance of peti-
tion. These reports are the only
means the League has of measuring
the interests and desires of the ap-
plicant and therefore each girl is
urged to express herself frankly and
sincerely. All information will be
-treated confidentially.
Petitions must be brought to the
Undergraduate Office of the League
and deposited in a special box. All
girls who petition for committee
chairmanships must be interviewed
by the Judiciary Council. The'time
for personal interviews necessary be-
fore any appointment will be announ-,
ced in The Daily and, as a rule, are
held the week succeeding petitioning.
The,committees for which any girl,

members act as teaching assistants
to those who have enrolled in the
dancing course and additional girls
are used in the executive work which
consists of contacting people and as-
sisting in the publicity for the danc-
ing classes.
/Theatre-Arts: The Children's
Theatre sponsored by the League is
under the auspices of this committee.
Girls are offered opportunities for
make-up, costumes, properties, danc-
ing, and ushering experience as well
as practicq in anything else connect-
ed with the theatre.
Publicity: This committee acts as
a contact group fdr all League pub-
licity. Girls interested in making pos-
ters, writing stories, or contacting
people, are urged to go out for this
committee. It is not necessary to
possess any particular writing or
drawing talent.
Merit System: All League activities
are operated on a merit system,
Members of this committee. are re-
sponsible for keeping an accurate

VIRGINIA LEE HARDY

Second semester is a wonderful semester 'cause there are dances and
dances . . . The lawyers give the Crease Ball which the en-
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bridge tournaments, Sunday night

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