1956-02-17; Central Michigan Life
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Don Wheeler Week Campaign Exceeds Set Goal of $3000 A total of $3017, seventeen dollars over the $3000 goal, was raised during (the two-week campaign for the' Don Wheeler fund. The drive began January 14 when canisters were passed at the basketball game and netted $350. The talent show, held January 21, ^as the largest single money- making project and brought in nearly $750. The show was handled on a pledge-request basis. Highlights of the show included a comedy routine by Dorothy Schaefer and Jane McNamara, both Central Michigan faculty members. Ray Koos, instructor of music; Jerry DeGeer, Vassar junior; Percy Bates, Detroit sophomore; Jackie Gagnon, South Lyon freshman; and Fred Schmidt, Saginaw senior, received numerous pledges and large ovations for their parts in the show. Proceeds from the Artists Course program featuring the de- Paur Infantry Chorus brought in over $200. Other large contributions included proceeds from a blanket raffled by Cole's Campus Store, receipts from coffee sold at Jack's Campus Grill, and donations from record requests played by Mt. Pleasant Radio Station, WCEN. Contributions such as those from the third grade Brownie Troop of the College Elementary School and the Indian Methodist Intermediate Bible School Class exemplify the variety of sources used to push the drive over the top. — CMC — Sullivan, Mahoney to Appear Tuesday in Musical Recital Betty • Sullivan, soprano, and James Mahoney, baritone, will be presented by the department of music in a recital Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock in Keeler Ballroom. The selections will be varied. Among them Miss Sullivan, Harbor Beach senior, will sing Berge- rettes from the 18th Century arranged by Weckerlin, "Musetta's Waltz Song" by Puccini and "Children of the Moon" by Warren. Mahoney, Siandish junior, will include Songs of Travel by Williams, "Sing, Song, Kitty" by Scott and "When the King Went Forth To War" by Koene- man. To conclude the program the vocalists will combine their talents in a duet from "The Magic Flute" by Mozart. CENTRAL MICHIGAN LI VOL.37 ^ENTRAL MICHIGAN COLLEGE, MT. PLEASANT, MICH., FEB. 17, 1956 NO. 15 Today's Last Chance to Get J-Hop Ticket BUDDY MORROW Wheeler Improves at Home; Speech and Appetite Better "How is Don?" Whenever a group gathers on campus, the conversation inevitably gets around to this question. Though he has shown some improvement since the accident, the biggest and most encouraging change has come about during the past week. Don's physical condition has improved a great deal, He is much more alert, obeys requests and is eating well. In contradiction to earlier fears of injury to speaking faculties, he is now able to say many words. At present, he is at home where he still receives some profes- CMC Fraternity Rushing Rules, Dates Announced by Interfrafernity Council Fraternity rushing will begin)Tau Alpha Upsilon, Monday at Monday according to Arnold ~ Form, advisor to the Interfrater- nity Council. All male students with 12 or more credit hours and a cumulative point average of 1.0 are eligible for pledging. Transfer students may also pledge if they nave a junior classification and a ^ average. "We hope that prospective Pledges will attend all the rushing parties and become familiar with all the different fraternities before pledging," stated Dr. Form. All parties will be held from ":30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The schedule is as follows: Alpha Beta Sigma, February 24 and March 7, at the College Den; Delta Sigma Phi, Tuesday and March 7, at the fraternity house; Phi Sigma Epsi- Jon, February 29 and March 5, at the fraternity house; Sigma Beta Tau, Thursday and March 6, at the College Den; Sigma Tau Gamma, March 1 and March 8, at the fraternity house; Keeler Union and March 8, at the College Den; and Tau Kappa Epsilon, Wednesday and March 6, at the fraternity house. — CMC — Enrollment Jumps 15 Per Cent in 1 Year Central now has a total of 2,927 students attending classes in the Spring semester of 1956. This indicates a 15 per cent increase over the 2,488 students enrolled in the 1955 Spring semester. The freshman class is still leading with a total of 905 students, followed by the sophomores with 687. Next in line are the seniors with 591, only 50 members above the junior class with 541. Also included in the overall figure are 62 students enrolled in the CMC graduate program, 75 in the University of Michigan graduate program and 66 special students. sional care. Wheeler, Flushing senior, has been in serious condition since his accident on the night of October 30. — CMC — Dahlmann and Hicks Elected to Senate Jerry Dahlmann, Rochester sophomore, and John Hicks, Cheboygan senior, were elected senators of their respective classes in the special election held January 24. Dahlmann is a member of the Booster Club and Alpha Beta Sigma fraternity. Hicks is a member of Central's varsity basketball team and belongs to Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. Buddy Morrow and his orchestra will furnish the music for the J-Hop tomorrow night from 9 until 12 p.m. in the Gymnasium. There will also be a jam session in the Auditorium from 7 to 8 p.m. Girls attending the J-Hop will be given special late permissions until 2 a.m. Today is the last day that tickets can be purchased for the dance. They are on sale from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 4 p.m. at the ticket booth in front of the Auditorium. Tickets will not be available at the door. The purchase of a J-Hop ticket for 5 dollars will also include two tickets to the Jam Session. Tickets for the Jam Session can be purchased separately for 1 dollar. Although Buddy Morrow is a dance band favorite with college crowds around the Mid-West, his fame has not been limited to college engagements. In March, 1952, Buddy and his orchestra played at the Hollywood Palladium. His record contract with Mercury has produced many hits, including the recent album, "Date with Buddy Morrow." — CMC — Student, Loan Art Exhibits on Display in Wightman Gallery Exhibits of student art work are on display in the Wightman Hall art gallery on the second floor. Linoleum stencilling, block printing, clay and wood products, chalk and charcoal drawings and painting, both modern and contemporary, are examples of ihe work, which was selected primarily from 100 and 200 courses. In addition to the student exhibit, there is a loan exhibit from the American Crayon Company consisting of the use of stencils in the making of table cloths and dress patterns. The gallery is open for visitors between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., including Saturday, according to Frances Fitch, assistant professor of art. „Last Outing Shows 8 Wins, 8 Losses for Debate Squad Although Central debaters had eight wins and eight defeats in their last two tournaments, they still are in the winning column with a record of 27 wins and 21 defeats. In the tournament at Eastern Illinois, February 4, Central won five debates and lost three. The participants of this team were Dean Bailey, Muskegon junior; Cy Pombier, Springpori sophomore; Edna Martinson, Roscommon sophomore and Mario Davison, Midland junior. Last Saturday, four novice debaters, Anne Peters, Shepherd freshman; Bob Thurston, Lansing freshman; Edna Martinson and Dick Eisenach, Mt. Pleasant sophomore; represented Central at Purdue winning three and losing five. Religious Emphasis Program to Feature Six Guest Speakers Religious Emphasis Week will be observed on the Central Michigan campus February 21 through 23 and will coincide with the na-> tion-wide observance of National Brotherhood Week. The theme of "What Difference Does It Make?" will unify the all- college program, which will include discussion groups, general assemblies, and a coffee hour. The Inter-Faith Council, which is sponsoring Religious Emphasis Week, has procurred six outside speakers. The speakers, representing six different churches, will be introduced in the general assembly at 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. Rabbi Phillip Frankel from the Congregation Shaarey-Zedek i n Lansing will represent the Jewish faith. The Rev. George Bernard from Notre Dame will represent the Catholic faith. The Episcopal representative will be the Rev. Carl Sayers from St. Luke's Parish, Allen Park|. The Rev. H. Wolf from East Lansing will be the Lutheran representative. The Presbyterian representative will be the Rev. W. McKeefery, dean of Alma College. The Rev. Dave Breese, youth director for the Grand Rapids Youth for Christ, appeared in last year's program and will return this year. The daily opening assemblies are scheduled for 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the Auditorium. Discussion groups will meet each evening in Warriner Hall from 7 to 8 o'clock. They will meet with the individual speakers in the following rooms: Rabbi Frankel, W-202; Father Bernard, W-108; Rev. Sayer, W-103; Rev. Wolf, W-252; Rev. McKeefery, W-107; Rev. Brees, W-203. General assemblies will convene at 8:15 each evening in the Auditorium. Informal dormitory discussions will meet Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 10 to 11 as follows: Tuesday: Robinson, Father Bernard; Barnes, Rev. Wolf; Sloan, Rev. Sayers; Ronan, Rev. Breese; Barnard, Rabbi Frankel. Wednesday: Robinson, Rev. McKeefery; Barnes, Rev. Sayers; Sloan, Rev. Breese; Ronan, Rev. Wolf; Barnard, Father Bernard. A coffee hour will be held in Keeler dining rooms Wednesday from 2 to 3:30 p.m. for all students, faculty members, and speakers and an open discussion period will take place. Contributions from the Student Senate, Men's Union, Associated Women Students, Student Social Activities Committee, and the member groups of the Inter-Faith Council helped to make the event possible. Katie Amble Crowned Mich. Snow Queen at Annual Winter Sports Celebration Karolyn Amble, Harrison junior, was crowned Michigan Snow Queen at the annual Winter Sports Festival which took place in Grayling last weekend. She was selected from 18 contestants. When Miss Amble entered her first contest she represented Harrison in the Clare County Snow Festival on January 28. She then proceeded to the Sports Carnival as Clare County's representative. The queen and the court, which consisted of the remaining 17 contestants of the carnival, were presented at a dinner dance on Saturday evening. Miss Amble is a Student Senate representative for her class, vice-president of Booster Club, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, and was on the 1955 Homecoming Queen's Court.
|Title||1956-02-17; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||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;|
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