THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Women's Athletic Association Program Work
Toward 'Fun and Fitness' for University Coeds
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Variety of Sports,
"Fun and fitness" is the aim of the
Women's Athletic Association, which
directs 18 sports clubs and sponsbrs
rec rallies, Lantern Night, and inter-
house tournaments throughout the
Headed by Jean Brown, Kappa'
Kappa Gamma, the WAA is open to
all women on campus and offers stu-
dents the opportunity to spend their
leisure hours playing archery, tennis,
badminton,rbasketball, golf, hockey,
softball, table tennis and dancing,
riding, fencing, and ice skating.
Executive Board Named
Members of the WAA executive
board are Miss Brown, president;
Collee Ide, vice-president; Joan Wilk,
secretary; Pat Doelle, treasurer; Ann
Wallerstein, AFCW; Mary Lou Lar-
mee, participation; Betty Eaton, in-
terhouse manager; Barbara Dewey,
dormitory manager; Rae Keller,
league house manager; Janice Bern-
stein, sorority manager; and ,Betty
Freshmen and transfer women will
be entertained at a special program
and style show, Sept. 18, 19, in the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, co-spon-
sored by the WAA and League Coun-
cil. Sports togs will headline the show
but a general fashion preview of
coed's favorites will be featured.
At the close of the program, new
women will be given an opportunity
to talk with sports club managers, re-
ceiving additional information and
signing up for the group they wish
Continuing the year's program, the
WAA will sponsor two rec rallies.
Gym-Jams are scheduled for Nov.
22 and March 21 at Barbour Gym-
nasium and will be open to the en-
tire campus. Stags or couples may
play volleyball, badminton, ping-
pong, quoits, bridge, and shuffle
board or participate in either old-
fashioned square dancing or modern
Interhouse tournaments are also
carried on during the year. Every
house enters teams in the volley-
ball, basketball and softball all-cam-
pus playoffs. Volleyball games will
begin Sept. 30, basketball on Dec. 2
and softball on April 14.
The house which has the highest
participation in athletics is awarded
the Participation Cup at Lantern
Night, held annually in May. Scores
are based on the percentage of in-
dividual and team sports participa-
tion for each house, and on the suc-
cess which teams and individuals
have had in interhouse competition.
Kappa Kappa Gamma holds the Cup
Lantern Night Explained
Lantern Night is the annual
women's sing contest held either at
Palmer Field or in Hill Auditorium,
PRESIDENT JEAN BROWN
depending on the weather. The
event, in which 30 women from every
organized women's residence com-
pete, is preceded by a line of march
led by the University Marching Band.
Senior women wear caps and gowns
and carry lanterns. Helen Newberry
was awarded first place in the sing
last year for the second consecutive
This year marks the reversion of
the WAA to its prewar schedule. The
schedule will be divided into four sea-
sons, so that more women will be
able to participate in an increased
number of activities..
Following is a sketch of the activi-.
ties of each of the WAA sports clubs.
Instruction will be offered beginners.
ARCHERY: Outdoor shooting as
long as weather permits; indoor
shooting dur.ng winter. Experienced
shooters will compete among them-
selves. The Club will enter the Inter-
collegiate Telegraphic Meet in the
spring. First meeting Oct. 7, at the
Women's Athletic Building. Pat New-
BADMINTON: The club is open
to beginners and advanced players.
A singles tournament will be held in
the fall and a doubles tournament
in the spring. In addition to regular
club meetings, time will be scheduled
for mixed playing. First meeting,
Dec. 4 at Waterman Gym. Janet
BASKETBALL: The Interhouse
Basketball tournament will begin
Dec. 2. The first club basketball
meeting will be held Dec. 6 at Bar-
bour Gym. All women are welcome.
Jerry Gaffney, manager.
BOWLING: Bowling club will di-
vide into teams and begin playing
in the fall. Organizational meeting
Nov. 6 at the WAB. Instruction will
be given beginners Nov. 8 and 15 at
the WAB. The campus wide tourna-
ment will open Nov. 18. Gwen Sper-
CAMP COUNSELLORS: First
meeting, Dec. 5, atWAB. Monthly
meetings will be held for the entire
club, and special interested groups
will meet every two weeks. Pros-
pective and experienced counsellors
will exchange ideas, songs, games,
and methods of instruction. Virginia
DANCE: Will divide into ballet and
modern sections. Instruction pro-
vided for both beginners and ex-
perienced dancers. First meeting of
the entire club will be Oct. 2 in the
dancing studio at Barbour Gym.
Joanne Bromm, manager.
FENCING: The club will be open
to experienced fencers. An instruc-
tional group will be formed for up-
perclass beginners. First meeting
Dec. 5 at WAB. Jeannette Collins,
GOLF: First meeting Oct. 8 at
WAB. There will be a fall and spring
season. Instruction will be given. An
all-campus tournament will be held
in the spring. Betty Moore, manager.
HOCKEY: First meeting Oct. 2
at WAB. Club play will be twice
a week as long as weather permits.
Instruction will be offered beginners.
Barbara McNeill, manager.
ICE SKATING: The club will be
divided into experienced and begin-
ning sections. An ic carnival will be
presented early inathe spring. First
meeting Nov. 25 at Barbour Gym.
Joan Smith, manager.
OUTING: Organization meeting
Oct. "3 at WAB. Overnight hostel
trips, bicycle rides, breakfast and
supper hikes will be planned for the
entire year. Everyone is welcome to
participate in all of these events.
Joan Richardson, manager.
RIDING: A mass meeting for all
women interested in joining one of
the divisions of Crop and Saddle will
be held Oct. 2 at the WAB. Tryouts
will be scheduled at this time. The
club sponsors the Horse Show held
in May. Karin Larsen and Delight
RIFLE: The club shoots on the
ROTC rifl range. Instruction is
provided for beginners. Members will
compete in the Intercollegiate Tele-
graphic Meets. Organization meeting
Nov. 26 at the WAB. Barbara Ann
SWIMMING: An all campus swim-
ming meet and water ballet are in-
cluded in the plans for the Swimming
Club. The meeting will be held Oct.
15 in the Union Pool. First organiza-
tional meeting, Sept. 28 at Barbour
Gym. The pool will be open from
10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 5 and 12 for prac-
tice. The club will not be formed
until after the meet. Louise Mark-
SOFTBALL: The interhouse soft-
ball tournament will begin April 14.
Games are played on Palmer Field,
Lucille Sheetz, manager.
TABLE TENNIS: House tourna-
ments will start the first of Decem-
ber. Winners from each house are
eligible for the campus tournament
which will begin Feb. 17. Dorothy
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following "mas-
te iece" was written by a member of
the Daily sports staff who prefers to re-
main anonymous. The outburst came as
a result of an over the shoulder glance
at the college issue of a well known
magazine for stupid young women,"
recently conducted its annual College
Forum to bring into focus for the
college woman, the most vital of
peacetime problems - the college
For months, MJSSMATRIMON-
IALBAIT had been planning its
Forum, (to Reader Anasthasia
Zilch: Forum is not a derivative of
Forumal). The war was over at last
New and challenging problems, but
not college men, followed. The
campus was changing overnight
into a controversial buzz about
lasting nylons, internationally edu-
cated (the ones who whistle in 4
languages) men, and their pro-
Young people everywhere were
breaking out in a rash of challeng-
ing queries, such as: "If you can't
make it Friday, how about Satur-
the campus pulse, and couldn't help
noticing the stunning assortment of
exquisitely designed wrist watches
cunningly blended into perfect har-
mony with milady's summer apparel.
the delicious throb of indecision
and decided to bring together a
group of young women, (something
that proved nearly impossible until
someone suggested bringing a
group of young men along) to par-
ticipate in a discussion of ways
and means to bring about the re-
subjugation of the returning male
after his 3 or 4 years of freedom.
After a lengthy four-hour discus-
sion in which nothing was accom-
plished, the Forum recessed for lunch.
The need for another session was
eliminated when the Forum mem-
bers were caught in a traffic, the
cause of which, as they soon discov-
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As Coordinating Unit
Suomynona, the organization for
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homes, will continue its function of
coordinating the activities and in-
terests of these coeds.
Suomynona's president, Patricia
Hall, sits on the Assembly Board in
an ex-officio capacity. The group is
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