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Clearing toward

Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom


SGC Appoints
"Three Members
Rubin, Schreiber, Hollenshead Fill
Vacancies Until March Elections

TI _1-"_ AT 1

rouce Aar
5 Students cu
'InNY Raid
A pre-dawn Wednesday raid by
198 detectives and uniformed po - /f
lice at the Stony Brook, L.I ~W
campus of the State University ofI -LO


Re search

Gayle Rubin, 10, Mark Schreiber, '69 and
shead, '71, were appointed interim members of
ernment Council (SGC) yesterday for terms
the three positions are filled in the general

New York resulted in the arrest
of 25 students and eight others on
Carol Hollen-' narcotics charges.
Student Gov- Police officials acted on the
lasting until basis of secret indictments ob-
election next tained from a Suffolk County
Grand Jury on Tuesday. The in-

SGC also appointed Marc Wohl, '70, Jan Malinowski, '71,
Peter Steinberger, Grad, Sandy Morter, '69, Carla Kish, '70
and Marlene Klein, '69, to one year terms on Joint Judiciary
Council. Steinberger is currently chairman of JJC.
SGC also appointed Robert Neff, '69, as SGC treasurer.
The JJC appointments were made after SGC eliminated
the requirement that a student must have at least 60 hours
-ito petition for JJC from its bylaws.
T ABruce Kahn, '69, president of
To rniiCnee SGC, praised the three new mem-
bers and said "I think all five

dictments accused 38, including
21 students, of felonious sale of
StonyBrook officials were not'
notified in advance. This decision
was made, according to Suffolk1
County Police Commissioner John
L. Barry, because school officials
had a history of non-cooperationr
with police.
Barry said that Stony Brook
officials had failed to cooperate

For Niehuss
The Regents are expected to an-
nounce the name of the successor
IV to Executive Vice President Marv-
in L. Niehuss at their regularly
scheduled public meeting at 2 p.m.
Simultaneously, Niehuss' retire-
ment is expected to be made pub-
lic. Niehuss, who is 65, is stepping
down because of a retirement re-
vision in the Regents Bylaws which
is expected to be formally ratified

people (Miss
Phillips, '70,
tion for the

lost in1

excellent qualification
were all faijrly sophis
politically mature.
think that the thre
chosen were the best
MissRubin was pra
Administrative Vice
Mike Davis, Grad, as
tative of the SGC me
future. She is a per
concerned with newa
ant issues on campus,'
Miss Rubin has also b
supporter of SGC's c
abolish freshman won
and was the organizer
day night's teach-in o
visitation at Markely

and David on the narcotics problem in the
the conten- past and that he had found no
seats) had indication "of any type of polic-
is . . . they ing by university officials."
sticated and The raiding, party was armed
However, I with arrest and search warrants,
e who were pass keys, and residence hall floor
candidates." plans. The police swept through
ised by SGC dormitory corridors routing stu-
President dents from their beds, searching
s "represen- rooms, and making arrests.
mber of the The raid was a result of three
rson who is months of undercover inVestiga-
and import- tion which included the purchase
" said Davis. of marijuana, LSD, hashish, and:
een a strong other drugs, both on and off the
campaign to university campus, according to
men's hours Sgt. Robert Cummins, command-
of Wednes- er of the Suffolk Narcotics Squad.
n hours and A statement from the office ofI
Hall. New York Gov. Nelson Rockefel-
ler expressed confidence that
Association, school officials would take cor-
eing articu- rective action.
d for SGC Stony Brook President John F.
d or a' Toll indicated that the university
snt ofco had cooperated completely with
one for SGC the police. "There appears to be'
some misunderstanding here,"
he said.
last night's For the future, Toll comment-
from Pan- ed, "We plan to continue to rea-
nny Mochel, son with sutdents." He said this
Panhellenic involved educational programs on
oposing that the dangers of drugs and the con-I
clause be tinued practice of having grad-1
' bylaws. uate students live in the dormi-r
e President tories.
, discussed The Stony Brook student gov-

* ommittee
" Sets Few
Voices Objections
To Projects Involving
Destruction of Life
A key faculty group has rec-
ommended that the University
continue doing classified research
as long as it does not dev ,op
ways to "destroy human life" and
the University can disclose the
nature and sponsor of the work.
The lengthy report of the Fac-
ulty Assembly's Committee on
Research Policies, released yes-
terday, suggested changes in
current policy that would have
minimal impact on the $10.3 mil-
lion in classified military re-
search done at the University,
No major substantive changes
were suggested.
However, in the long run the
recommendations, which stand' a
good chance of being ratified by
the Faculty Senate and imple-
mented by the Regents, could
th curb the volume of classified re4
search\being done at the Univer-
The major recommendations
' were.
The University should not take
any classified contract that pre-
vents disclosure of the "existence
h of the contract or identity of the
oth- sponsor . . . and the purpose and
Sre- scope of the research."
quest " A nine-member faculty panel
con- should be established t review
r is- proposed classified work. How-
ever, the Vice-President for Re-
had search should have authority to
the "overrule" the committee.
stu- i The University should lead in
oned establishing an inter-university
nder- committee to "work toward re-
h t duction of federal restrictions on

--Da ily-Jim Forsgl

tomorrow. Schreiber, who has
The revised Bylaws calls for the theStuden Hosing
retirement of the University pres- was also praised as b
ident, vice president, and secre- late and well qualif
tary at 65. Also affected is Vice while Miss Hollen
President and Director of the praised fssthe amou
Dearborn campus William L. Stir- mittee work she has d
ton. Stirton's retirement may be this past year
announced at the same time, al- Ahs is sed.
though his successor has not yet mtAlso discussed at
been found. meeting was a report

The University's Regents as They 1AMlet the University's Students

New Title
In a slight restructuring, Nie-
huss' successor will be given a dif-
ferent title and broadened respon-
sibilities. A tight lid of secrecy has
surrounded selection of the new
man, an educator from a non-
Michigan university currently on
leave to work in Washington.
Vice President and Chief Finan-
cial Officer Wilbur K. Pierpont has
also reportedly won a major vic-
tory on his request for a state cir-
cuit court appeal regarding Public
Act 379. By a vote of 6-2, the Re-
gents are endorsing Pierpont's re-
quest to challenge the law which
requires the school to bargain col-
lectively with unions.
President Robben W. Fleming
is reportedly opposed to the court
challenge. A nationally known
labor mediator, Fleming has ad-
vised the Regents he thinks the
University will lose the court suit.
No Athletic Director
The Regents are not expected to
announce the name of the new
athletic director or to finalize re-
structuring of the athletic depart-
ment tomorrow. They reportedy
have not. entered into final de-
liberation on the sucessor to Di-
rector of Athletics Herbert 0.
"Fritz" Crisler.
The Regents are also expected to
formally endorse a Dec. 14 deci-
sion of the Residence Hall Board:
of Governors to let dormitory res-
idents make their own rules.
The regular monthly Regents'
O meeting for January, tomorrow's
session will be the first for Pres-
ident Fleming, who officially be-
came president of the University
on Jan. 1.

': Ri

ellenic Chairman Gi
8, relating how the
abled a resolution pro
xcluded from Panhe
SGC Executive Vic
uth Baumann, '68

plans for a proposed teach-in on ernment charged in a statement
the draft to be jointly sponsored ! that the police had exploited the
university with secret police"
wit House in te near tactics and that press coverage
future. was sensationalizing the problem.
Restless Vail Demands
Equal Time front FCC
As 45 University students in the Vail Cooperative house
dining room gorged themselves on potato chips and coke Wednes-
day night, President Johnson's distinguished voice blared over
-the TV set, lauding the nation's abundance of cars, TV's, and
colleges, in that order.
Suddenly the President inquired, "Why, then, all this rest-
lessness?" A student choked on his Frito.
"Why, that means us!" a girl at the other end of the table
screamed. "He's asking us a question, so let's answer it."
Twenty residents chipped in to send telegrams to the Federal
Communications Commission, the three major TV networks,
and the two major news services.
Their statement ran, "We, the Representatives of the Rest-
less (ROR) demand equal air time to present our perspectives
of the state of the union."
The Associated Press was on the alert. Within hours a 25-
inch string of paper titled "Equal Time" was gurbling out ofj
AP machines all over the country. CBS rushed in a camera crew t
to televise the "ROR".
One of the five students who signed the telegram, Walter f
Shapiro, '69, blurted out, "Well, how else can you respond to
a speech as absurd as the President's but by demanding equal
air time?"

" i

Regen t
"You have no idea how muc
more human you seem," Michas
Davis of Nakamura co-op said ye,
terday to the Regents. "You sees
more human, too," Regent Ot
Smith responded.
Yesterday's public hearing o
the question of women's hours an
visitation policies was ostensibl
held as a Regental review of th
Residence Halls Board of Gover
nors' decision to allow individu,
residence halls to determine the:
own hours and visitation proced
ure. The hearing was described a
a "coroner's inquest" by some an
a "getting to know you meeting
by others.
Eric Chester, former Voice pc
litical party chairman, addresse
the Regents, as did Bruce Getza
'68, Interfraternity Council presi
dent. John Feldkamp, director c
University Housing spoke on th
administration of University hous
ing. Prof. Frank Braun of tb
German department, a member c
the Board of Governors, explain
ed the premises for the Board c
Governors' decision, and Herber
Hildebrandt, secretary of the Uni
versity, helped former Voice chair
man Mrs. Karen Daenzer '70, t
her seat. It was that kind of
Chester, Mrs. Daenzer, Davis an
Student Government Council Preq
ident Bruce Kahn, '68, all expres
sed the hope that the Regent
would hold other public meeting;
"I want to thank you for holdin
this meeting. It's a good thing -
especially if it is the first of
long, long series," Davis said.
University President Robbe:
Fleming,who said the Regent
would announce a decision on th




meeting, was the man in the mid-
h die. He had the job of limiting
the speakers to the issues involved
' -hours and visitation. Fleming
s said afterward that "The meet-;
ing went pretty well. Some people
is used it as a political platform,
n but it was a useful kind of ex-
d perience."
ly One Regent remarked following
e the meeting that "it was like
- something off-Broadway." Two
al Panhellenic alumnae told Flem-
ir ing that "we really enjoyed this,"
- and another Regent complimented
s the President, telling him that
d "you were very funny this after-
" noon,"
As a representative of Univer-
sity-owned and University-related
housing Feldkamp reiterated his
d support of the Board of Governors'
n decision. He reviewed the progres-
sion of the liberalization of wo-
f men's hours from changing the
ecurfew for all women from 10:30
to midnight in 1958, to the elimin-
- ation of sophomore women's hours
f last year.
yer.Good Efforts
He assured the Regents that "with
t he lessening of restrictions we
havedmade concerted efforts to
provide positive sup ports through
Sprograms and personnel."
o! Braun, representing the Board
of Governors, addressed the Re-
d gents as members of his own gen-
- eration explaining to them that
modern students take "a critical
stance towards the status quo.
This is hard for us to accept, but
it is necessary to initiate reason-
g able changes."
a He then outlined the steps the;
a Board of Governors took in reach-
ning their decision. After consider-
s ing the "mature, proper requests
1e tatwent through the proper
e channels, the Board of Governors
was impressed, but skeptical," he!
Upon comparing the requests
with the "flesh and blood" real-
ities, they found that an "over-
whelming majority of the students
were anxious and determined "to
establish rules governing their own
s lives.
r He also expressed the belief that
not many houses would drastically
e change their policies. Admitting
e that there would be violations of
t any rules, old or new, he said
g this does not mean everyone would
e always break all of the rules.
- "There's not a Karl Marx behind
k every beard or a wolf behind every
e door."


rwo issues at this afternoon's

Responding to questions by Re- that he would like to discuss
gent Otis Smith, Braun said that er issues, such as classified
the Board of Governors had con- search.
sidered the fact .that most women "Mr. Kahn, I have, a re(
living at home are not allowed to from the Regents that you
bring men into their rooms 24 fine yourself to the particula
hours a day, Braun explained that sues," Fleming interrupted.
most 18-year old women are given Kahn said that the issue
"considerable liberties," and that been effectively decided by
many women, after graduating Board of Governors and the
from high school, move away from dents, and he seriously questi
home and are completely on their the - Regents' ability to um
Braun also admitted that the stantl, "in one afternoon,
Bran ls amitedtht hepeople have been studying
University might become the tar- months."
get of "irate parents who might
'. r. ,.. He remarked that it was

"un- .

See TEXT, Page 10

-object to the new policies. But," M "" 1d1CUUltIt " 1
obett h e oiis u'fortunate that, we can't talk
he said, "we believe that by 18 fotunetatd we Wn talk publication and dissemination" of
women ought to be mature enough about unrelated issues. We should the results of classified work.
to 'take care of themselves, and! have open meetings to discuss The University should not take
that "mama and papa should have issues that are one hundred times any contract "the specific pur-
done their share at home." more important than this - such pose of which is to destroy hu-
Kahn noted that "this is the as classified research, our rela- man life or to incapacitate hu-
first and maybe the last time I'll tionship with the state legislature man beings."
have the Regents as a semi-. and the Ann Arbor inerchants... In effect, the committee's ree-
captive audience," and indicated See REGENTS, Page 6 ommeridations directly affect only
one existing University contract
Project 1111, a $261,192 project
in Thailand sponsored by a "very
sensitive agency in Washington."
The work being done by two
geophysicists at Willow Run Lab-
1Lab- oratories (WRL) 'is so secret that
the name, sponsor, purpose and
researchers involved cannot be
By ANNE BUESSER However, there is nothing on the revealed. However, the contract
As part of its attempt to be agenda of the leadership confer- will expire in July, 1968, probably
"concerned with real problems," j ence calling for discussion of before any new policies take ef-
Panhellenic Association is hold-? the abolition of alumnae cnrlfect.
ing a leadership conferencehto- through elimination of control in specific mention of the Uni-
nihtantmoro wihdlg tesadrquh iin to ofbinding
night and tomorrow with delegates and requiring recommendations. versity's controversial $1 million
attending from all 23 University Miss Heyboer said , that the counterinsurgency p r 0 j e c t in
chapters. recommndation issue was not un Thailand-which triggered cam-
Commenting on the conference, der consideration for the con- pus protest last fall - was made
sorority advisor Mrs. Joan Ringel ference because, "While this is in the report.
said, "The main problem of sor certainly an issue we should be Committee Chairman Prof,.
ority leadership is that it serves working on, Panhel should still be Robert C. Elderfield of the chem-
to maintain the status quo." playing a role inadeveloping the istry department, says his group
[Part of the scheduled program sorority women as members of will release a full report on the
owill deal with the, concept of the university community." See FACULTY, Page 2
group dynamics and its import-
ance in the practice of leader-
; hi according to Eis HHeyboer, Smaller Fraternity Rush
'69, conference chairman.
idea of a leadership conference 7
was conceived "not just to inspireMYield More Pled e
leadership within sororities, but
the leadership of sorority women."
"Only by understanding a group By ELEANOR BRAUN i Sigma Alpha Mu has been meet-
can you hope to provide creative Although registration figures for ing rushees in the Sigma Delta
leadership," she continued. "Many fraternity rush are lower this se- Tau sorority house, because its
of the sorority officers now are mester than in past winter terms, own building was destroyed by fire
not necessarily leaders. They don't most houses are expecting larger last summer. "This process is not
realize that leadership is not mak- percentages of rushees to pledge, hurting our rush figures at all,"
ing most of the people happy most according to Interfraternity Coun- said President Bob Kanter, '69.

New Dental School Faces Fund Cutback

The new $17.3 million dental
school should open the first of
0 four new buildings a year from
now, but University officials are
not yet sure they will have the
money to staff all of it.
Originally, Dean William Mann
of the dental school said he need-
ed $1.07 million more than his
current annual budget of $1.85
million to hire the new staff the
school will require during its first
fiscal year of operation. However,
he had to cut that increase figure
almost in half when the State

fices, a library and the Kellogg
building annex. Plans call for in-
creasing the enrollment from 213
to 307, and as a result, the staff
size would double.
State appropriations of $11.3
million and grants of $6.03 mil-
lion from the Kellogg Foundation
and the federal governnent have
assured that the physical plant
will be completed, but until the
Legislature passes the 1968-69
budget, there will be no assurance
the new school will be adequately;
Mann's already serious budget3

when it will operate only half of
that year. But, according to Asso-
ciate Dean Robert E. Doerr,
"There's a great shortage of den-
tal teachers and researchers, andf
we need lead time to find and
hire the new staff."
Nevertheless, University offi-
cials have conceded that the den-
tal school can function adequate-
ly for the first six months with
only half of the $1.07 million in-
crease. They are, however, "very
reluctant to go below that figure
unless they have some kind of
guarantee that they will get the

In short, the dental school ha
no legal guarantee it can eve
open the four new buildings.
Niehuss says he is sure th
funds will come through as th
dental school needs them. "Par
of the original understandin
with the Legislature was that th
new school was being built for in
creased capacity. I don't thin
there will be any question on th
part of the State that we nee
the money."
An official on the Senate Ap
propriations Committee agree,
an dpredicts "The appropriation


The absence of television
camera and radieauinment

of the time."
Tonight Gretchen Groth, Vice-
President of Graduate Assembly,
will speak on leadership in con-
flict situations.
Tomorrow's focus will be a
panel discussion between Meredith
Eiker, Managing Editor of The
Ti ' icT~s~ Ms avan. Daonz'r. for-.

cil Rush Chairman Tom Morton, He added that "although numbers
'69E. may be smaller this winter, com-
Several house presidents have petition is never as heated as in
quoted figures at about one-half of the fall; winter rush seems to be
last fall semester's rush, and about much more relaxed."
two thirds of the usual winter Zeta Beta Tau President Scott
rush. "But," said Jim Stoetzer, Spear, '69, cited liberalized rules in
'69, president of Alpha Tau Omega, residence halls as one factor which



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