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Cooling, 20 per cent
chance of rain.

Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom


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Women s

IHA Power Over Rules
By KATHY MORGAN want to enforce within their re- "So, we asked the board to relegate
The Board of Governors of Res- spective houses. Joint Judiciary to IHA its power to make conduct.
idence Halls yesterday refused a Council has asked house councils rules."
request from Inter-House Assem- ,to review all rules and adopt only The two student board mem-
bly to give dormitory residents the cnes they choose to follow. bers, Racheter and IHA Presi-
final authority over rules of con- Student Government Council dent Steve Brown, moved that
* duct. last month gave houses the power the board give final authority on
Under Regent Bylaws, the board to make rules of conduct when it , dormitory rules to IHA, with the
has responsibility for students in revised University regulations. At ' faculty and administration only
residence halls, but may relegate the same time, SGC gave Inter- advising.
this responsibility to other organ- House Assembiy power to deter- The proposal was defeated,
izations. mine open-open policies. 4-2. The four faculty members de-
House councils, however, have "IHA felt SGC's action was too feated the motion because "the


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SGC Representativ e
Accepts Compromise,
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begun to
tions to

review University regula-
determine which they

'U' Staff To
Byv Counselin1

extreme," explained Don Racheter, board doesn't have the authority
'69. IHA executive vice-president. to give IHA, a student organiza-
tion, the responsibility for rules,"
e explains Prof. Donald Eschman of
nforce the geology department.
"The faculty needs more than
'NT. e the capacity to advise, we need
S o Force -powerto make rules," comments
Eschman. "Our concern is to
create an aceademie atmos he~re

By DAN ZWERDLING enforced by public authorities. 4l , -
Director of University Housgwomens within the residence halls and in on University Affairs' Special
DiecorofUnvesiy ouin Asolat igttVoterms of things academic, the Committee 'on Communications
John Feldkamp has told all hous- houses in Markley Hall decided
ing staff members that while all not to enforce late minutes. Fisher faculty knows more than the stu- Media agreed yesterday to oper
ingstaf mmbes tatwhie al nt t enore lte inues.Fiserdents. Students themselves are a majority of their meetings to
rules must be enforced, the staff House Council passed a resolution not capable of deciding the things any interested observers. Prior tc
cannot discipline any student who rejecting enforcement of late min- necessary for academic growth." tyhe decision all meetings were
breaks a rule. ! utes. Elliot House Council drew
Several house councils have de- up a list of all house rules and "IHA's role in the past has been scheduled as closed sessions.
cided that their house judiciaries left late minutes off the list. "By to work out compromises between The committee worked out the
will not, enforce certain University virtue of not recognizing late min- the houses before submitting po- agreement with Student Govern-
regulations, and that these regula- utes," said Elliot President Marty licies to the board. In the future, met Council, which had refused
tions must be enforced by the Most, "we have left the problem we'll submit each house's original to send its representative on the
staff. However, in a directive is- up to the staff." request and work to get them committee, Judy Greenberg, '69,
sued to the staff at the beginning T passed," Racheter concludes, to any closed meetings.
of the year and still in force, Feld- te Hestrs in ommte The board agreed to ask the The decision was a compromise
kamp says that the staff may only tin, ye gdon m sp asse Regents to add two student seats for the committee since it had
"counsel and persuade" students to the board, giving both faculty indicated at the last meeting that
who violate rules. a resolution to refuse to enforce and students four votes. The move all its sessions would continue to
late minutes. The committee en- is intended to correct the image ' io
Feldkamp said y couraged other women's houses to of the board from one of facultyprests from a student member
"the rules not enforced by students take similar action as a step to- veto to one of active co-operation protests
must be enforced by residence hall ward entirely eliminating women's between faculty and student of the committee.
staff. I will not reduce my staff to hours. members. At its meeting last night, SOC
disciplinarians. If counseling isn't --- - - - --- --- - voted to accept the statemien
effective, the staff will have to and reappointed Miss Greenberg
request thestudent's college or SandereapprnteseMisr Gre:nbHrC
school to take action." ityimti un i er ii se ea to the committee. However, SOC
Feldkamp added, however, that ment to determine if the closed
whenever the students in a house F~ sesn to deerine mise clsed
specifically requests the staff to assion dbes misse sucn
enforce a rule, the staff will be al- ; g-as a situation does arise, she is to
lowed to disciplinet report back to SGC which will
James Shaw, associate dean of By JAMES JENSEN pot was not worth the 20 year then reconsider its support of the
Jmshassitedn fpenalty it entailed. committee.
the literary college in charge of John Rosevear, author and ex- At this point Rosevear lit a The report issued by the com-
student relations, said last night marijuana grower, and Ann stick f int Roust it a mittee yesterday states that
that "traditionally the literary col-'Arbor Detective Lieutenant Eu- s . incense. j in case "normally our sessions will be
lege has never had first jurisdic- gene Staudenmaier, the terror anyone is smoking anything out orml. our sessins will
tion over non-academic disciplin- of local users of the ever-popular tere, o pe oerth chain wil-
ary actions. It has served as an ap- weed, met head on last night be- Staudenmaier reiterated his co be e o convene in eeu
pea fo supenionisuedfro foe a ovrfow udinceat hetention that people can reach, tive session whenever he believes
peal for suspension issued from fore an overflow audience at the "theirnown high" without taking that professional relationships
other judiciary areas. "If a case Ark Coffee House.gdrugs. Rosevear replied that pot might otherwise significantly im-
was referred to us now, we would Fears that photographs would opened the mind to higher de- pair the committee's chances to
probably defer it until the presi- be taken of the audience by the grees of awareness, obtain vital information or a
dential decision-making commis- 'Ann Arbor Police never mater- "Can't humans do that without valued point of view."
sion reports," Shaw said.rC ialized and the evening proved drugs?" countered Staudenmaier. Closed sessions will be held so
Meanwhile, the Judiciary Coun- an unexplosive, but laugh-filled "Why do it?" that no one being questioned by
cil of Van Tyne House in Mark- debate. "It is taken out of curiosity, for the committee will be "unfairly

s I

Vote Result
Of Markley
House Action
Feldkainp Says Staff
Will Not Discipline
Student Made Rules
Student Governnkent Council
last night recognized 'the right
Sof freshmen women in individual
residences to make their own
hours" by a 9-6 vote.
The action was in response to
a resolution passed by Blagdon
House of Markley Hall Tuesday
night which eliminated from Blag-
don's regulations the provision for
student punishment of curfew vio-
"It has been residence hall staff
policy since early 'last year not
to get involved in types of dis-
ciplinary action where students
s have passed rules," John Feld-
camp. director of University Hou-
sing told The Daily, last night.
"This includes hours regulations."
s Markley Hall Director Bruce
s Storey said that curfew infract-
ions will no longer be punished
by late- minutes. "Each infraction
will instead be handled by house
staff on an individual counseling
"SGC wants women's louses to
-make their own rules on hours,"
according to Sam Sherman, '68,
SGC treasurer. "Feldkamp has
said that house mothers and resi-
dent directors will not levy pun--
ishments in areas where students
have made those rules."
When Council abrogated the


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Student Power Issue Earns
A CE's Reluctant Accepac
WASHINGTON (CPS) - The making came up often as admin- In his keynote address, yest
1nation's leading educators are be- istrators in colleges and univer- day morning, Dr. Samuel Gou
ginning to accept the idea that sities across the nation opened chancellor of the state Univers
students should be actively in- the 50th annual meeting of the of New York, said, "The po)
volved in the decisions which af- American Council on Education of student activism cannot be m
fect their education. here yesterday. imized nor can its potentialr
IBut they are undecided about Although many of" the panelists creating and maintaining unn



just how far this involvement at the convention have publicly
should extend and are worried endorsed significant student par-
about its effects on such practical ticipation in determining the ma-
matters as relations with trustees, jor policies of academic institu-
legislators, and the public, as well tions, there seems to be an under-
as on the very education which current of fear of the student

' ley Hall declared last night that
it "will no longer hear any cases
involving possession of liquor or
drinking in the rooms."
According to House President
Steve Gould, Van Tyne's student
council will continue to recognize
only those cases in which a stu-
dent "is infringing upon the
rights of others."
"We are not usurping any au-
thority," claimed Gould. "If the
staff wants to enforce the, pro-
hibition of liquor it may enforce
it-but we as students will not
hear a case regarding possession
of alcohol. We've taken the re-
sponsibility off our shoulders and
have put it on the staff's."
Feldkamp said yesterday after-
noon that any state law, such as
prohibition against the possession
of liquor which the house councils
refuse to enforce, will have to be

In his opening comments, Stau- one thing," Rosevear said. embarrassed" because of his pro- universities provide. activist movement and of the cries
denmaier immediately questioned "Curiosity killed the cat," fessional relationships, the report Student involvement in decision- for student power.
the value of marijuana to college Staudenmaier joked. continues. These statements will
students. Staudenmaier f u r t h e r com- be held confidential with respect1 Roil
Rosevear admittted that there mented that, even if legal, pot to name.
was no nutritive value in smok- would never replace alcohol. "You In addition, the report empha-'
ing pot, but that vitamin nourish- have to work to get high, and 'sizes that any final report which"" erePc s
ment could be obtained by eat- there is no work involved in get- is issued will contain facts and Processes
ing it. ting crocked," he ad.reasoning leading tocnlsis,
"Eating enough of it could get Dr. Albert F. Schneider, pro- rather than just "bare-bone pro-
a person high," he explained. "It fessor of pathology at the Wayne posals." Dissenting opinions will WASHINGTON CPS -- Former In his paper, Robinson said,
'gives you something you don't State University school of Medi- also be included in any final Student Government President "The leadership of this country-
have. You learn something. You cine, served as moderator for the statement. Edward N. Robinson assailed col- the men responsible either directly
can more deeply appreciate the discussion, He opened the talk by The committee is faced with lege administrators yesterday for or indirectly for the war in Viet-
shade of a tree, the color of the describing marijuana as a weed two problems in perparing such their views on what constitutes nam, the oppression of the Negro;
sky. Looking into a girl's eyes that can be illegally used as a recommendations, the report ex- participation in the decision-mak- the dehumanization of the poor-
takes on all kinds of nice, new psychedelic drug. He pointed out plains. It must- work in such a ing process. is college-trained. These men are
meanings." that there are many items freely manner that its work will be ac- Administrators "don't see the incompetent, incapable of seeing
"I don't need pot for that," available that can produce psy- cepted as valid by the students problems of student involvement past the existing structures and
Staudenmaiei' quipped. "Under chedelic effects, including coffee, and faculty. And it also must beyond how many students should traditions, incapable of devising
those conditions I like to be ra- cigarettes and sleeping pills. Mar- gather as much information as it be on a certain committee," Robin-
tional." He said that nothing was ijuana, he noted, was a legal item can without sacrificing the in- son said, and the majority of im- new ways for men to relate to each
made better under the influence of until 1937, when it became classi- tegrity of those people testifying portant decisions "are made by a other and to their society"
marijuana, and that the use of fied as a dangerous drug. before it. small group of presidents and vice-

be taken lightly. Unrest and ten-
sion on the campus can and
should be dynamic factors for
university good, but there are cer-
tain elements of the current stu-
dent movement which openly ad-
vocate such unrest as means to-
word total disruption and de-
' He illustrated that with some
recent statements by Students for
Democratic Society and the Na-
tional Student Association, which
he said "reflect goals of extreme
negativism and even anarchy
which, if assiduously pursued,
could make the Berkeley rebellion
episode seem like mere warm-up
The overall sentiment, however,
is that students should play a
role in the decision-making pro-
cess but there are few definitive
answers as to just how students
should be involved, and no one
has come forth with a formula
for defining how much actual
authority students should have.

Strike Talks
DETROIT (P) - The United
Auto Workers Union has reject-
ed a new proposal in contract
talks with the Ford Motor Co
and prospects for imminent set-
tlement of a 3-day strike re-
main dim, it was learned 'last
A union source denied the re-
port, but said "if someone high
up from the union were to meet
with someone from the com-
pany informally and one of
them said no to an item, that
would not be rejection."
University's code of student regu-
lations last month, its substitute
SGC-written code included the
provision that freshmen women's
hours would remain intact until
a referendum of the women in-
volved had decided who would
have the authority to legislate
hours policy.
"We have decided to forget
about the referendum," said ad-
ministrative Vice President Mich-
ael Davis, Grad, "because we
couldn't think of a way to devise
a fair one."
In its earlier move, SGC had
given authority over visiting
hours, sign out slips and the other
provisions of the University's
regulations regarding women's
conduct except late .hours in resi-
dence halls -to Inter-House As-
Fisher House and -Elliot House,
both in Markley Hall, last night
passed resolutions similar in ef-
fect to the one Blagdon adopted
Yesterday, the Board of Gover-
nors of the residence hall system
refused to delegate to IHA final
authority over conduct rules.
SGC's action last month throwing
-out the University conduct code
was not taken within the frame-
work of the Regents' By-Laws.
Council also postponed consid-
eration of a proposal to provide
the means of selection for a con-
stitutional convention w h i c h
would reorganize student govern-
ment. A preliminary report pre-
sented .by Donald Tucker,' '68,
University Activities Center pres-

Reverend Says Youth 'Hung Up' on Sex

presidents behind closed doors."
Robinson, now a graduate stu-
dent in history at Columbia Uni-
versity, made his remarks during
a panel discussion at the 50th an-
nual meeting of theTAmerican
Council on Education. The topic o1
the panel was "The Academic
Community: Who DPecidpc What?"

By REED MAIDENBERG is a continuum inthe most perfect S
sense of the woad." She spoke of iStudents should actively parti-
The attitude of today's youth love as a process of exposure and nipate in and help decide impor-
towards sex can best be described rik tant policy matters such as the
as "hung up," concluded Rev. Don- risk, relationship between teaching and
ald Allen in a Pilot Program spon- She also criticized the rigidly research, and between government
sored "Symposium on Love" at defined male-female roles that ex- and the university, Robinson said.
Markley Hall last night. ist today. "The redefining of roles "Students, more so than any
Representatives of four different that is just beginning today other group, are' not permitted to
disciplines discussed the meaning should have started with the In-I take part in governing their uni-
of love from the perspective of dustrial Revolution when men be- versities," he said. He added that
their fields, speaking before nearly gan to relax in their work, and his conclusions were made on the
400 students. the women began to get the cal- basis of his experience as a student
Members of the panel were Dr. louses." leader in Ann Arbor.
Jan Schneider, assistant pi-ofes- Allen warned that, "when fun The other menibers of the paf'el,
sor of obstetrics and gynecology, becomes the primary sexual func- including a college president, a
David Wulff, a graduate student in tion, solidarity is lost, and a sig- professor, and a trustee, all agreed
Psychology, Pilot Program Coor- nificant sexual relationship is that students should become more
dinator Diane Hatch and Allen, prevented. involved in academic decision-
the Episcopal chaplain to the med- Schneider discussed the use of making, but none were willing to
ical community. contraceptives. "There are many carry the concept of student power
Wulff opened the discussion ways to stop the sperm from get- as far as Robinson.
outlining the major problems, ting to where they are meant to Robinson had prepared a paper'
u,+mhim', n n -nn-nn'ar- vaxnI r oA -- _---- - Pr.,,.-l',r. Ab-'r, .. rn whinh --n 11.,

Birch Society Priest
Blasts Communists
By RICHARD SHULIK ligious schools, clergy, and relig-
"Communism is the most de- ious publications should be in the
plorable, amoral and godless force forefront of educating the Ameri-
existing in the world today," Rev. can people regarding subversive
Francis E. Fenton, a Catholic activities.
it d b f the John "Disgracefully, many clergy-
Brchs Soct ai lt ng amen, by virtue of their political
Bithe American Opinion Forum of affiliations, are aiding and abet-
ting the Communist cause, there-
Ann Arbor. by betraying patriotic members of
"Indeed, if the Communist con- their congregations. However, as
spiracy is not the work of the most of them are; sincere men of
devil himself," Father Fenton , God, they are certainly doing this
continued, "then it is the closest unwittingly."
thing to a satanic force in the' He cited the unprotested ap-
world." pearance of Communist speakers
The American Opinion Forum at major Catholic universities,
is an "organization . . : dedicated such as Notre Dame and Loyola
to the defeat of Communism with of Los Angeles.
facts, truth, and logic in public ' Father Fenton also condemned
speaking," according to the For- the activities of such clergymen
um's 'Statement of Principles.' ' of Martin Luther King, who "un-,
"The Catholic Church has, in doubtedly does more damage in
r. t - na r.,-h ap~ herlrl , '- 4-hi.g w 4m+a-,th an ni1rl re an no

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