1969-01-14; Central Michigan Life
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<J|-| ?> /COMMWS m mnmsx wnay m CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY, MT. PLEASANT, MICHIGAN Tuesday, January 14,1969 t KET TILT TONITE If "AROUND THE WORLD With Hong Kong Flu" was the theme used by Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority to win first place in the sorority division anTover- all winner of Winter Carnival. The statue represented a giant flu bug, colored with a variety of paints. by GINNIE WENGER Life Staff Writer Courses ranging from Art to War will be available next semester to students under the free university program, the "University for Man." ' Don Swaninger, coordinator of the project, said classes offered in the free university are concerned with contemporary problems and thought. The idea for the University for Man (UFM) was brought back from a National Student Association convention at Kansas State University by •Student Body President Dave Wolds and students who attended. A Student Senate committee and mm tyNextSemester Although construction of-the new library is slightly behind schedule, the building will be ready for use when students return next semester, according to Orville Eaton, chairman of the department of library- Books will be moved from the old library to the new library by a commercial mover during semester break at a cost of $10,000, a University spokesman said. The moving will be supervised by library personnel. New Equipment and Desks., Ail office equipment "is new except the stacks which occupy 180,000 square feet and will contain 515,750 volumes and 2,300 readers. New equipment includes carrels around the perimeter and grouped ~ in the center of the reading room. These carrels are desks lor individual study. The new library will house education and psychology books, library science and audio visual material on the first floor-; hurrfanities, card catalog, reference and circulation departments on the second floor; social .science, books, periodicals and documents on the "third fioor, and the Clarke Historical Library on the fourth floor along with science and technology books*. ^" *■ ■••.-..-, Enough gjsaee for iTwenty Years "We hope the library wiil be large enough to contain any books we may acquire oyer the next 20 years. However;, the new building was planned Jo make expansion possible, if necessary," said jJiaton. . Parking for the new library will be divided into four separate lots on the west side of the hbrary. Two of the lots with capacities of 25 and w cars will be used for faculty and staff. The other two parking lots will consist of 120 spaces for visitors and another 35 for faculty and Jraft A 30v£oot sidewalk running north, and south will divide-.the four parking lots. \ %. The hours of the new library wiH remain the J.No.e and the old library will be used £orvinstruc- uonal purposes^'Eaton said. three coordinators have worked on the project throughout this semester. Result of Efforts As a result of their efforts, 21 courses will be offered in the free university next semester with a possible broadening of the UFM in future semesters, depending on the amount of participation: UFM will work entirely on a volunteer basis', according to Swaninger, both on the partvOf. the leaders and the students. Courses in the free university will be non-graded and tuition free, the only prerequisite being curiosity and interest. Anyone may register for UFM classes, and non- university people will be encouraged to participate, said Swaninger. Seminar Form Most classes will be conducted in a seminar form with emphasis on interaction and communication between leaders.and.students. . Classes will meet once a week for approximately one hour. Size will usually range from 10-15 students, depending on the preference of the leader or •leaders. There are few rules in the UFM, with an opportunity for the leaders to conduct classes in the way they feel that everyone involved will get as much as possible out of the class. Booklets of class and instructor listings may be obtained in the Registrar's office Friday. Registration will take place in the lobby of Finch Fieldhouse during the registration period, Feb. 3-5. " ^For a complete schedule of free university classes see page 5. by MAMCY GEBWECK Life Social Editor Although the weatherman cooperated for Pi Kappa Phi-Daily Times-News Winter Carnival, students didn't. Out of a total of 38 possible entries, four fraternities, one men's dorm, five women's dorms and one sorority participated in building snow statues. Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority was over-all carnival winner and first place winner in the sorority division with their giant flu bug- • Lambda Chi Alpha, last year's over-all winner, won first place in the fraternity division with "It's a Dog's World." "Snowmobiling for Fun" was the theme of Robinson's winning entry and Barnes Hall won first place in their division with their statue of "Man's Best Friend." Snow game competition was held Saturday afternoon with Phi Kappa Tau winning,the fraternity award, Alpha Xi Delta the sorority division and Calkins the women's dorm division. There were no participants,in the men's dorms division.'. Snow Princess, Kris SJringley, sponsored by Larzelere Hall, was crowned -Saturday night^'at the dance in Finch Fieldhouse by Dave Wolds, student body president. (Photo by Olmstead) SNOW GAME competition held Saturday afternoon on the football field resulted in Alpha Xi Delta, Phi Kappa Tau and Calkins winning first place trophies in their divisions. There were no participants in the men's dorms division. L/©f©oTS ntest The Princess' court, consisting of Susan Rigby, Carol Smith, Dianne Surcina and Dawn Shipley, were introduced and trophies were presented to games and statue winners. Thursday night's pop concert was cancelled because of the late arrival of Mitch Ryder. The> concert was to begin at 8 p.m. in Finch Fieldhouse, but bad road conditions delayed Ryder; "Plans are "now 'being made to re-schedule the concert," said Don- Wiley, general carnival chairman, "But if- this isn't possible, all money will be refunded." Carnival festivities were covered by Flint, Bay City, Cadillac and Clare television stations. Thursday night:WCMU-TV, channel 14, presented a half hour special hosted by Mary Lou Galician, program director. cso & w i i m ®i/S foday's issue ©£ Life concludes the publications schedule ias this fall semester. We §r will sesuaae publication Feb.!; 11. 1 iv! .
|Title||1969-01-14; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Tuesday, January 14, 1969 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Copyright Permission||Copyright 1969 by Central Michigan University. This material is copyrighted and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited.|