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Ursinus College Union Opens Quietly But Sucessfully

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Ursinus College Union Opens Quietly But Sucessfully


A magnificent new Student Union opened on January 19. The Weekly will actually report on the Union opening next week. The opening took place after the deadline for copy. However, we can print the rules. They follow:

Monday-Thursday. . . . 8:30-12:00 P.M.
Friday . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8:30-2:00 A.M.
Saturday . . . . . . . . . . . . .9:00-2:00 A.M.
Sunday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11:00-12:00 P.M.

House Rules
1. Sitting on the tables and placing feet on furniture is prohibited.
2. Abstain from eating or drinking in the music listening room.
3. Furnishings may be moved from room to room only with the consent of the house manager--the person in charge of the building at the time.
4. Animals are not permitted in the building.
5. Shoes must be worn at all times while in the College Union.
6. The use of bulletin boards:
a) There will be one bulletin board for 3x5 cards only. For this bulletin board it will not be necessary to ask permission for posting any bit of information.
b) On all other bulletin boards the events and notices to be posted must be first approved by the Director. These notices will be removed after two weeks.
c) Bulletin boards only be used for posting of any kind.
7. All rules and regulations as set forth in the rules and customs handbook will be enforced.

Music Listening Room
1. The music room will be available for all members of the college community.
2. Records and tapes are available. However, for security it will be necessary for all users to deposit their I.D. cards.
3. A time limit of one hour will be enforced only when others desire to use the room.
4. Borrower is responsible for any damages to tapes, records, or equipment.
5. The volume of sound at all times should be kept at a level inducive to good listening and in consider of the welfare of others.

1. Facilities will be open to all members of the College Community.
2. Identification cards (I.D. cards) must be deposited when equipment is borrowed.
3. The borrower of equipment will be responsible for all damages.
4. Any student will be responsible for his guest.
5. Pool tables will operate under a one cent per minute charge.
6. An hour's limit of play will be enforced on all recreational equipment when others are waiting.

Disciplinary Procedures
1. Violations of rules may result in a letter being sent by the Director of the Program Board. It will be the responsibility of the Program Board to take action against the violator.
2. The maximum penalty which may be imposed by the Program Board will be limited to the suspension of students from the College Union and/or charges for any damage done.
3. Continued violations will result in reporting the violators to the Dean of Men or the Dean of Women.
4. Further action that may be necessary will be taken by the College Judiciary Board.

Reserving Rooms
1. Any student or any organization desiring to reserve a room must request such a reservation in advance of the Director of Student Activities.

1. The house manager will be responsible for enforcing all the rules of the College Union.
2. All I.D. cards must be presented upon request.


Feb. 22, 1973




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