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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

League Offers Its Facilities For Extracurricular Act

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League Council
Representative
Of All Women
(Continued from Page 1)
and for the important League posi-
tions. I
All extracurricular work on the
part of women is guided by the Coun-
cil. Besides this, the group sub-
mits a report of all action which con-
cerns the women of the campus as a
whole to the Board of Representa-
tives for their vote, as well as pre-
senting an annual report at the regu-
lar meeting of the Michigan League.
Although the organization is pri-
marily concerned with the govern-
ment and problems of undergraduate
Women, it also cooperates with the
business office and the alumnae serv-
ice.
Meetings of the Council are held
regularly at least once a week dur-
ing the academic year at the time
established at the beginning of the
fiscal year. Business meetings are
held in the Council Room adjoining
the Undergraduate Offices of the
League,

Organized Independent Women
Make Up RosterOfAssembly

Serves As Headquarters
For Government Units
Has Chapel, Theatre, Ballroom, Cuisine,
Lounges And Room Accommodations

(Continued from Page 1)
abled to meet a great number of
others.
Board To Be Introduced
Program for the "Declaration of
Independents" tea dance has been
centered around giving the new stu-
dent a chance to learn a little of the
"inside workings" of Assembly. In-
troduced will be the executive board
of four comprising president, Jean
Hubbard; vice-president, Emily Root;
secretary, Doris Cuthbert and treasur-
er, Betty Walker.
Assembly Board (a group of 18)
consists of the executive board; the
chief officers of each of three inde-
pendent groups: League houses, Ann
Arbor Independents and Beta Kappa
Rho; and one representative from
each of the eight dormitories on cam-
pus.
League House Organized
The League houses, the University
approved residences for women, are
divided into geographical zones of 40
women each. President of each house
is a member of the League house
board., Ann Arbor Independents is
composed of all women not living in

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dormitories, League houses or sor-
orities. Those unaffiliated women
students who come from out of town
but who work and live in Ann Arbor
make up the BetaKappa Rho group.
Members of the Assembly Board
who represent these different groups1
are Mary Brownrigg, League House
president; Phyllis Bernstein, League
House secretary; Carolyn Barden,
Beta Kappa Rho president; Sarah
Jean Hauke, Beta Kappa Rho secre-
tary; Ruth Clark, president of Ann
Arbor Independents; Roberta Hol-
land, Ann Arbor Independents secre-
tary; Opal Shimmons, Martha Cook;
Virginia Jominy, Helen Newberry;
Dorothy Anderson, Betsy Barbour;
Barbara Smith, Jordan Hall; Sarah
Corwin, Mosher Hall; Betty Woods,
Adelia Cheever; Mirian Dalby, Stock-
well Hall and Roberta Ferguson,
Alumnae House.
Social Functions Planned
Social functions which this group
will plan during the year will be the
Assembly Banquet and Ball. At the
Banquet, held during the first sem-
ester for all independent women on
campus, awards are given representa-
tives of the sophomore, junior and
senior classes having the highest
scholastic record for the previous
year. Dormitories and League houses
with the most notable academic av-
erage are also honored.
Senior Society, honorary organiza-
tiorf for unaffiliated women, has tak-
en over Independent Fortnight and
the annual Come Across Dance this
year, both of which occur during the
first semester.
Assembly Ball, held during the sec-
ond semester; affords the opportun-
ity for a great get-together for all in-
dependent women and their dates.
Scholarships And
Prizes Are Given
Qualified women students in the
University are eligible to apply for a
number of scholarships and prizes
awarded annually for assistance or
reward.
Scholarships are awarded by the
various dormitories on the basis of
good citizenship, scholarship and
need. Occasionally these are given
to a new studdnt whose credentials
are exceptional, but ordinarily they
are intended to meet the need of stu-
dents who-have already made a rec-
ord at the University.
Residents of'Michigan who are en-
tering the University as freshmen are
eligible to apply for the Michigan
Alumni Undergraduate Scholarships,
valued at the total of the semester
fees. These scholarships are re-
newed with the satisfactory comple-
tion of study in the University. Ap-
plication should be made to the sec-
retary of the University of Michigan
Alumni Club in the applicant's home
city or district.

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Offering facilities for extracurricu-
lar activities and recreation for all
women in the University, and stand-
ing as headquarters of government
for women students on campus and
alumnae organizations throughout
the country, the two-million dollar
Michigan League affords a pleasant
atmosphere for women to gather and
work in.
Its chapel, theatre, ballroom, cui-
sine, lounges and accommodations
are integral parts of the building

quarters for residents and visitors,

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Buy your ROOM ACCESSORIES here where prices are
small and varieties large. Compare notes with your room-
mate and then buy your needs together.

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SHOE B

RFS LAUNDRY BAGS B
AGS MARTEX BATH T
ALL LINEN NECESSITIES
Always Reasonably Priced

BED SPREADS
OWELS

GAGE LINEN SHOP
10 NICKELS ARCADE

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which undergraduates and graduates
by virtue of their membership havel
created and preserve for the partici-
pation and enjoyment of the campus.i
Membership in the League is au-1
tomatic on enrollment in the Uni-,
versity, and upon graduation each
woman becomes a life member of the
organization.1
Center of women's government and
activities are the Undergraduate
Offices on the first floor, in which1
are a waiting room, Council room
and president's and secretary's of-
fices.
Alumnae Headquartersi
With headquarters in the League,
the Alumnae Association maintains
connections with more than 21,000'
women graduates throughout the na-
tion. Among its notable achieve-'
ments are the construction of the
League Building, which is now free
of debt; the gift of Alumnae House,
semi-cooperative dormitory; the do-'
nation of $22,d00 in scholarships and
fellowships and the present cam-
paign for another cooperative dor-
mitory and a gift for the erection of
the proposed women's swimming pool.
Among the facilities on the first
floor of the League is a spacious
cafeteria, which is open to the pub-
lic, and which contains a soda bar.
Meals are also served in the large
dining room on the second floor, and
in the Russian tea room and private
rooms upon request.
Also open to all women is the beau-
ty shop on the first floor.
Informal Garden
One of the unique features found
on the first floor is the informal gar-
den of the League. Surrounded by
its high stone wall, this spot is well-
known for its trim shrubbery and
flowers as the warm-weather meet-
ing place of women and their friends,
and the scene, in the spring and fall,
of teas and receptions, besides be-
ing a favorite place for garden wed-
dings of students and alumnae.
In connection with this, mention
might be made of the chapel. Given
in memory of Charlotte Blagden,
who died in 1925 during her term
as president of the League, this room
is used by many for weddings, and
honor societies choose to hold their
initiation ceremonies here.
At one end of the second floor of
the building is the ballroom, which
is the scene of a great many social
events during the year. Panhellenic
and Assembly Balls, afternoon tea
dances, class projects such as Soph
Cabaret and Frosh Project and spe-
cial school dances such as the law-
yers' Crease Ball and Odonto Ball
of the dentists, take place in the ball-
room.
Dancing Classes Held
In the ballroom also are held the
dancing classes, which are attended
each week by upwards of 200. For
this feature women act as teachers
and dance partners.
At the opposite end of the second
floor and seating 700, the Lydia
Mendelssohn Theatre is the scene of
the Cinema Arts program featuring
outstanding foreign and domestic
movies, as well as of class projects
and the repertoire of Play Produc-
tion.
The second floor holds besides this
the beautifully decorated and spaci-
ous wood-panelled Ethel Fountain
Hussey Room, the Grand Rapids
Room and the Kalamazoo Room,,
besides a game room equipped for
ping pong.
Panhellenic and Assembly inter-
views take place in these rooms. Lun-
cheons and dinners are held here.
When space is not available else-
where, work on decorations and pos-
ters is centered in these rooms. An-
other activity which meets here is the
Tuesday duplicate bridge session.
The Mary B. Henderson Room on
the third floor serves the same pur-
poses.

7-11 Club Is Open
Another of the advantages offered
students is the 7-11 Club, which is
open every Friday and Saturday
night. At no cost, students may
gather, on the second floor of the
building, for bridge or dancing to
the music of aniekerai~ni n hnrtl

there have been two suites, numbers .u" "^"""" " ""''.....................
one and two, reserved on the third Numerical Scholastic Average
floor for work on costume design,
scenery. and other -projects for such Positions Desired, In Order Of Preference:
activities as the children's theatre,
Soph Cabaret, J.G.P., Frosh Project
and Panhellenic and Assembly Balls.
Setting aside these rooms especially
for such work removes the necessity
of storing materials away each day
to make room for other activities. Extra-Curricular Activities (Freshmen and Shphomores, also indicate
Stocked with 2,400 of the latest High School activities)
popular-type books and magazines,
the library for -women on the third
floor is a much-used facility of the
League. In this panelled room, deep,
easy chairs abound, and women have
in the past found it a restful place
to gather for secluded study and Definite Plans For Above Positions: (attach additional pages if you
reading. All of the books are avail- wish)
able for rental purposes. The main
portion is lent out at no charge for
two week periods, while a number
of the latest acquisitions are set aside
for rental at three cents daily. The
library is open daily from 12:30 to
9:30 p.m.
The "Cave" on the fourth floor is
headquarters for the tutorial system
inaugurated and administered by the
League. Here more than 100 students
annually receive concentrated aid in
the subjects in which they have en- Note: Do not be reticent in expressing yourself frankly. This position
countered difficulties from other stu- is our only means of measuring your qualifications and interests.
dents who have excelled in these Watch The Daily and the D.O.B. for announcements as to the time
same courses. This system also gives of interviewing. Bring your Eligibility Card to your interview.
the women who have done well in
their studies a chance to earn extra
spending money.
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