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Little chance of

Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom

Fore Students Find
I had heard the University
was such a big place," says Vene-
zuelan student Jose Barrios. "But
then I came here and found only
these few rooms for us at the
2 International Center."
~> Barrios who is taking a oie-
~ *~~%* .. ~semester course at the English
Langage Institute here prior to
enrolling as a freshman echoes a
frequent complaint of the school's
& 2000 foreign students about the
cramped and outmoded Interna-
tional Center.
i a Located in a wing adjacent to
3 9 se e eWest Quadrangle, the Internation-
: a:al Center has been forced to put
- secretaries' desks in hallways,
convert three-by-four closets into
N "mini-libraries" for book storage,
make a storage area out of a
i a bathr'oom and an equipment closet
Sout of a telephone booth.
-Daily-Richard S. Lee More than 30 student organi-
zations that use the center do not
Space problems cramp International (ientei dhscu'sions. have offices, only cubbyholes in

)vercrowding in

a wooden mailbox. "Transient
rooms" in the Union have been
leased by the Center to provide
offices for its four academic and
personal counselors.
When the Center was built in
1938 it adequately served all of
the 296 foreign students here then
But now the few small offices.
library, recreation room and kitch-
en don't come close to serving all
2000 foreign students. The lounge
only seats 35 and the recreation
room holds 90. The Center has a
four-room annex in tpme Madeline
Pound House on Hill Street. ,
"Students from more affluent
countries sometimes find us cozy,"
says one Center secretary, "but
students from struggling countries
are amazed that we are strug-
gling, too."
To solve the space problem the
Center has proposed a new $6.5
million building. The project was
on the school's $55 million fund
drive list but the only contribu-

tion was "$165 from one widow,"
says Center director Robelt Kling-
There were no large contribu-
tions for the project, Klinger says,
because donors prefer to give mon-
ey for medical, scientific research
and other programs. "Getting
space for students and faculty is
very difficult."
Klinger estimates that a new
International Center adequate for
present needs would have to con-
tain 66,000 square feet of usable
space. The present Center and fa-
cilities in Pound House offer 7,500
square feet. "Tis inclues part
of the basement in Pound House
behimd the furnace." Klinger
The new Center Klinger pro-
poses would include a reception
room, a game and recreation room
and a general lounge for the use
of both foreign and American

A large multi-purpose
with a stage and adjacent I
would be used for nati
dinners, lectures, informal
tainment p r 0 g r a m s.,
dances, variety shows and
"There is currently no ri
this kind readily available
dent groups in Ann Arbor,"
er says, "except at some ch
It is difficult for groups
serve church facilities whic]
have restrictions on theii
Many of the general fa
available for student grou
prohibitively expensive for
student groups and the
American student groups wv
ternational concerns."
Additional facilities wou
dlude exhibit areas and a
ical reading room "where
cans could learn about othe
tries and foreign students
keep abreast of developm

room home, thus helping to counteract
kitchen their feelings of alienation from
onality the home culture and Isolation in
enter- this one."
mnovies, Meeting rooms and offices for
Ilarge student organizations would oc-
cupy the rest of the building.
oom of What are the Center's prospects
to stu- for getting money to finance new
Kling- faciilties? "I think it Is maybe,
urches. too soon for us," says Armin
to re- Jafroudi. a student from Iran.
h often "The money will always be used
ruses, for things people think are more
tcilities important."
LPs are Klinger says, "If the present is
foreign bad, the future is likely to be-
smaller come even more difficult. With a
'ith in- projected 1975 enrollment of 50,-
000 the need for additional fa-
ild in- cilities to meet added responsi-
period- bilities is becoming more and
Amern- ,more pressing."
r. coun- Suggests Venezuelan student
could Ernesto Spinettis, "Maybe we
ents at could have a Bingo game."

New Politicians To Run
Garskoff for Congress

By MARCY ABRAMSON CNP developed as an outgrowth
Ann Arbor Citizens for New of Mrs. Elise Boulding's congres-
Poaitc flastsnight nominated Bert sional campaig lastu November.
projctedNewPoliicsPart fo ed Citizens for New Politics for
U..rojnredss fromithe Secyod no special reason and is not af-
Di tic (wics fincludhes allofd filiated with the national organ-
Washena Conty)in 68.CNPization.
wi begin a pe ttio driv Oct 1 Radical Campaign

bor, is an assistant professor of
psychology at Michigan State Uni-
,hetynomination followed over a
week of debate and discussion of
CNP interaction with the Negro
community. An early attempt at
nomination was interrupted by
Negro members who argued that
ClNP had not- r'cruiited Negro par-

to collect the 14,000 signatures "We want to run a vigorous and ticipation and could not expect
required by state law to place a radical campaign," Garskoff said any cooperation.
new party on the ballot, in accepting the nomination. "So-~ I A hastily-formed committee was,
According to Garskoff, a former cial change occurs through con- however, unable to attract any
CNP chairmen, both the campaign frontation. We believe in with- significant Negro interest. Gars-
and petition drive represent an at- drawing forces from Vietnam im-i koff explained the group's subse-
tempt to use the electoral process mediately and also removing all quent conclusion and decision to
to build a new forum for radical white police from the ghettoes, proceed with nomination.
expression, rather than to win the and we will say so. "We are attempting to be a
?lection. Garskoff, a resident of Ann Ar- iradical political force within the
F -_____ -white community, tying together
rri RKthe war, racism and other prob-
e ee~TJjf T o bs lems because we believe basic
iiestrtctsAmerican vaues are at fult,"the
K the development of our influence
II~f 40 leg s to Jinances would interest the black commu-
nity and show them that CNP
By W. REXFORD BENOIT investigation involving financial makes sense. Then we can have
Michigan Atty. Gen. Frank Kel- needs must be broadly construed. genuine and welcome cooperation."
ley ruled yesterday that legisla- Cuohan sid rthe newv sliding-t Collhect Signaturesest.-
10vstate-suppotedn ollegesigan'sd Michigan State University this fall |000 signatures in Washtenaw
univestesutpertaitoltgeni has a direct relation to the size County and 15,000 in the rest of
univrsiiesmus peram o teirof legislative appropriations to 'the state to assure fulfillment of
financial needs. MSU., and thus is subject to legis- the legal requirement during the
mBut oKelley adde sthat probes lative probing. 'six-month period allowed for the
proriaion Ifgenralprolem of Although Kelley recently ruled ,petition drive. Garskoff said that
stpatomnities gae involveds, the novel plan constitution, eight |Ann Arbor is probably the cen-
sThe Legslatur should be .im- legislators held hearings on the 'ter of state CNP activity.,
ited because it lacks the constitu- plan Tuesday. Parents who attend.. "We can collect 2000 signatures
tioal uthrit toenat ay lg-ed that hearing spoke unanimously in Lansing, but other than that
iation thrt ta fnacial ny- against graduated tuition. our main support consists only of
isltio, ohertha fiancalun- Cohan could see no immediate scattered individuals. A statewide
les of tate cosmgunies, nrot relevance of Kelley's ruling to such CNP presidential ticket may at-
plems whic peainecusivielyn long - standing controversies as tract support in Detroit, but not
univlesitiesh Keleyaid.uiv limiting the number of out-of- otherwise," Garskoff explained.
to unvriis elysi'state students at the University, CNP will hold a statewide meet-
Legitimate Purposes and anticipated "few confronta- ing in Lansing tomorrow.
Deputy Atty. Gen. Leon S. Coh- tions" between Michigan officials Council Candidate
an said the Legislature has no and the University over legislative Ann Arbor CNP is also consid-
right to probe such matters as investigation. ering running a candidate for City
tyn-adiistcronreclatonships Legislator's Question Council in the Second Ward as
unes infrmi sation isl sogho Kelley's opinion followed a ques- |well as for sheriff and for the
leititpupsso deemnn tion from State Majority Leader school board.
legtiatepupoes f etemmngEmil Lockwood (R-St. Louis). The names of 4000 potential stu-
a university's financial require- Lockwood sought Kelley's opin- dent voters in the Second Ward
ments.ion on the constitutionality of a were collected by the Student
He cautioned that "the inves- 1965 Senate resolution creating a Housing Association during reg-
tigatory process may not be used special committee to investigate istration. According to Garskdff,
for such purposes as the airing faculty-administration relation- if all students registered they
of personal disputes or individual ships at Central Michigan Uni- would constitute an absolute ma-
grievances." versity. jority.
The Legislature should therefore The question itself is moot, Kel- CNP has also been meeting with
proceed carefully in selecting areas ley said, since the committee al- 'CORE members to discuss other
of investigation where state insti- ready has conducted and conclud- projects including a grocery co-op,
tutions of higher education are ed the hearings on the CMU situ- a police surveillance committee,
concerned, he added. ation without any timely objec- |and an educational surveillance
However, Kelley said areas of tions. committee.

College H eads
Plan To Fight
Fight Inierferenece
hi Bugilding Projes ''.
Michigan State University Pres.
John Hannah confirmed yester-
day that the Michigan Council
of State College Presidents has 4
called for a legal test of a legisI-~ . .
lative act which allows the state
to select architects for campus
However, the council cannot act I
until its proposed suit goes back .
to the governing boards .of the
ten state-supported colleges and
universities. Hannah said.
The University, MSU, and Cen-
tral Michigan University have al-
ready given their approval.
Spoesen ortheconci sid STUDENT GOV ERNMENT COU
the Legislature alsopae rule ident Bruce Kahn, '68, planned
that it must approve all self- fairs Richard L. Cutler question
liquidating projects on college on student conduct. At last nighi
campuses. Atty. Gen. Frank Kel- Council table.
ley has called this rule illegal, but '- g -
it has been passed by the Legis- 'UNEMPLOYME1JFIN
lature again.
Other legislative r estrictions
the colleges want to test are:
-A provision that no state R e a i
agency can accept money from
outside agencies, such as those of
~the federal government.
-A limitation of out-of-state Io m
students at the universities to 20
per cent of their total enrollment,
with a provision for a penalty by By JILL CRABTREE
withholding appropriations. Ann Arbor's Human Relations
-Provisions for reductions in Commission (HRC) is currently
state appropriations if money coy- considering a proposal to provide

Daily-Thomas R. popi
JNCIL Administra tive Vice-President Michael Davis, Grad, and Pres-
last night to an swer a letter from Vice-President for Academic Af-
ing Council's choice of methods in abolishing University regulations
.'s meeting, SGC voted to create a rotating "Citizen's Seat" at the

SGC Will
Respond To
Lauds SGC Goals,
Student Government Council
last night officially received and
decided to answer a letter from
Vice-President for Student Affairs
Richard L. Cutler which question-
ed SGC's choice of methods in
abolishing the University Regu-
lations governing student conduct,
Council voted last week to re-
place the University's regulations
with a set 'of rules written by
SGC. Prior to Cutler's letter, Uni-
versity officials had declined com-
ment on SGC's decision.
Cutler's letter said, "The action
(abolishing the University's regu-
latin)n expresses a most worth
a workable system of student self-
government," but q ue s V10n s
whether "students alone (are) in-
terested in and affected by stand-
wether "anyr groupwithi the
Univ rt (cn ) rassume respon
the absence of Regental dele-
gation of that responsibility.
SGC will answer the letter in
an informal meeting this after-
"Cutler's letter raises some very
good questions,'' SGC President
Bruce Kahn said. "We will deal
with them at length in our reply.
Kahn told Council during mem-
ber's time that SGC's answer to
Cutler's letter would revolve
around tree poins:
--Rules for individual student
conduct affect students only and
should be written solely by sty.-
-Students cannot accept a
legal situation which does not
allow them to make rules for
-Students agreed to partici-
pate on the President's Commis-
sion on Decision-Making on the
assumption that rules governing
individual conduct would not come
under the Commission's consider-
Comments made during miem-
ber's time are unofficial and are
not recorded in the minutes of
the meeting.
In other Council action. SGC
members by a 5-4 vote rejected
a motion presented by Marty Lie-
berman, '69, to purchase a "stu-
SOC passed a resolution re-
questing the Regents to "provide
for a 'public comments' period"
at its monthly meeting.

tories of existing personnel and
studies of possible promotion of
present Negro employes.
The plan tells employers to train
Prnn'yme'nt nffice personnel to

W L Pct. GB
Minnesota 88 66 .571 -
Boston 88 66 .571 -

increased job opportunities fr -
Negroes.apply equal opportunity standards
Negroes.fairly and effectively. They are
The proposal was drawn up by also urged to make sure that un-
HRC Assistant Director Robert H. interntional biases in tests and
Hunter and submitted to the HRC their application are overcome.
at its monthly meeting Tuesday IAlmpyeshud"octei
night. It will be discussed at HRC's Al c e0m ployie ts soldicinthin
public meeting in October. thoumgh appr sop sriat manls"in
Councilman Brian Connelly (R- ordro "cleari te arnofsmis-
Fifth Ward) announced at the understandings."

Also encouraged are specific
programs such as in-plant high
school courses, work-trainig pro-
grams held with labor union
sponsorship, and assignments of
minority group employes to -spe-
cialized work crews for training
in particular skills.
HRC duties should include bi-
weekly visits to employers to check
on hiring and promotion practices,
aid in job-placement and inform-
ing employers of federal funds
available for training programs.

Chicago 87 67 .565 1 same meeting his resignation from
Detroit 86 67 .562 1'A citizen member last May, then
appointed to the City Council
without being designated as the
lected by the colleges and univer- Council's HRC representative.
sities from other sources reaches Councilman John C. Feldkamp (R-
a certain amount. Third Ward), who is the Unive -
An MSU source also said the sity housing director, was nom-
council will seek clarification of mnated at Tuesdy's council meeting

By SUSAN STEVENS sibility applied to both succe


the laws relating to the rights Initouighi.lnt h Today's engineering students I
of the governing boards of the commssondunte hsaidt tht are no better prepared for their I
various colleges and universities. "color-blindness". in employment poesnthnhircuepas

practices, alone will not eradicate~ Y~. ~~'S ~.~U
the xisenceof disdva te agement professor said yesterday.
STAT TE UN ONS ITUTci Ltizenr,"" d'""''''' In an address before the Na-
"Empoyes hve o aoptthetional Academy of Engineering,
"Empoyes hve o aoptthewhich is meeting at the Univer-
g philosophy that disadlvantged peo- sity, Prof. Jay W. Forrester of
R Re"Good job opporWR utunte mnus tbe Tehnoog saidtchangsin the
offered to them no matter what concept of engineering as a pro-
tecost is to the community." fession have failed to keep pace
WVT Hunter said in the proposal that with changes in the content of
Coiiv ctio on C cle elii t La Implitlen skilglo i jb gree Engineering cos ese
employngit skf Neros in jore-er ngineering coses.eer
rbemin Ann Arbor than Negro said, are not adequately concern-
By MARK GOLDSTEIN lating this ordinance in Wayne. approved by the State Police." In the appeal, Duncan's at- unemployment. ed with science. "Our educational
A state law requiring motor- County "will be issued a war- ,Duncan claimed his ticketing in- torney, Arthur Vican of South- "We as a community can no system," he said, "is designed to
cyclists and their passengers to rant." volved "funpy circumstances." field, cited English philosopher longer assume that plentiful low Isuppress nearly every professional
wear protective helmets has been The Ann Arbor Police Depart- While testing out a new motor- John Stuart Mill, who said, "The level jobs can eliminate alienation Icharacteristic we need in the pro-
ruled unconstitutional by Wayne ment has also indicated that they cycle, he said, he was stopped only purpose for which powver can of the Negro community," the pro- Ifessional engineer."
County Circuit Judge Charles are still enforcing the law. An because he didn't have on a "big, be legal is to prevent harm to posal says. "It is not enough to Forrester said the basic role of
Kaufman. Ann Arbor patrolman said yes- white helmet" but wvas issued a other's." provide jobs that start at nothing the engineer is to act as a bridge
However, Norton N. Wisek, chief terday, "We haven't heard any- speedin ticket. Although Duncan Vican also quoted former Su- and end at nothing, and expent between the scientist and society.
- .. .. . ". m-' .., a ~ I ig -- . .. I - +s -n ,,il t +hm "hnnit rm" To fill this role, he added, he must

and failures, such as the Apollo
spacecraft fire in which three
astronauts died last winter.
As a solution to these problems,
Forrester proposed the creation
of the "enterprise engineer," a
leader and organizer who could
"think rigorously in words, not
only in mathematics."

TeXt of Cutler's Letter to SGC

This letter concerns your re-
cent action pertaining to the
regulation of individual student
conduct. The action expresses a
most worthwhile interest, that
of developing a workable system
of student self-government. It
also raises at least two questions
which are deserving of the most
thorough consideration:
Are students alone interested
in and affected by standards of

nature of the educational pro-
cess and to the manner of ope-
ration of the institution. 'They
are thus central to the delibera-
tions of the President's Com-
mission on Decision Making.
Because of the conc'ern and
responsibility of the Commis-
sion, the deans and faculties,
th e several autonomous bards
that of the Regents themselves,
an lerations in existing reg-

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