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Chance of snow flurries,
drizzle, flying turkeys

Seventy-Seven Years of Editorial Freedom



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of Women's




The controversy over the pledg-
ing of a Negro by the Albion Col-
lege chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha
sorority, which caused Albion to
sever ties with its ZTA chapter,
has caused the University ZTA
.hapter to issue a resolution on
The resolution, made public by
ZTA president Susan Southon,
tates: "We will not accept as valid
an almunae veto based on race,
creed, color, national origin or an-


The matter stems from a na-
tional ZTA policy which says that -
a girl may not be pledged if she
has a negative recommendation O mi t
from an alumna. According to na- I6c o
tional ZTA, the girl in question at
Albion received such a veto, al-
though the Albion chapter reports R ejects N ew
no record of a veto on the girl.
The conflict at Albion came to (
a head last week when ZTA na- U IL eases
tional put the Albion chapter on
probation, resulting in the sorority's Housing Panel
being closed by Albion's admin- Student Hl
istration. Objects to Optional
ZTA's national president Mrst
Gustave Weck called reports stat- Twelve Month Clause
ing probation of Albion's ZTAf
chapter was for pledging a Negrn By DAVID SPURR

Cange in Regulation
Approved by Regents
' Housing Office Drafts Letter
To Parents Explaining Curfew End
The official elimination of freshman women's hours is
expected to be announced soon, The Daily learned yesterday.
A University Regent revealed that Vice-President for
Student Affairs Richard L. Cutler endorsed the policy to the
Board of Regents at their closed meeting last week.
"There was no formal vote taken," the Regent explained.
"but there were no objections. Cutler was favorable to it
himself. I'm surprised it hasn't been announced yet."
Robert Hughes, assistant to Director of University Hous-
ing John Feldkamp, said that "the decision when to imple-
ment the policy rests with
Vice-President Cutler." .'$:*:

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erroneous and unwarranted." The
i chapter was "disciplined for viola-
C onWnues tion of the sorority's by-laws and
procedures," she explained.
1 te Although ZTA national claims
that its objections to pledging a
Negro are "procedural irregulari-
By KEN KELLEY ties," and not the question of race
Tn rsKENKELLEuYhor color, the exact procedural ir-?
Ten residents of South Quad's regularities have not been ex-
Frederick House last night con- plained.
tinued their violation of admin- Probation resulted in the de-
istration-drawn University regula- activation of Albion ZTA president
tions by entertaining girls in their Janet Ballanger, and the severence
rooms. of ties between Albion and ZTA.
"The visiting hours regulations I n reference to the resolution
,f Frederick House are that we passed by the ZTA chapter here,
iave 24-hour open-opens seven Miss Southon said, "It says noth-
ays a week," stated the chair-isshournaida"Itranzh-o
man of th F Vrrair k iaAiei
ing that our national organizationi

Members of the Student Hous- .
ing Advisory Committee last night
unanimously rejected a new Uni-
by area landlords proposed by
William L. Steude, Director ofr
Student-Community Relations.
Members of the committee ob-
jected to a clause in the lease
providing an optional term of
either eight months or a term "not
to exceed one year." -
The lease as it is written
now is basically a support of the
twelve-month lease," said Mark Courtesy Viet Rock Group
Schreiber, '69, of the StudentD)R
Housing Association. Other com-T
mittee members expressed fear!
that landlords would "cross out" Depending on what the playwright, Megan Terry, refers to as "largely visual impact," the off-Broad-
the eight-month option and make way hit, "Viet Rock," opens Monday, Nov. 27, at the Fifth Dimension for four nights of performance.
students sign for twelve months The play, which Miss Terry obstrusely calls a "folk war movie," was developed during workshops
when renting out apartments. conducted two years ago at New York's Open Theatre, and is directed by Allan Schreiber, an Eastern
The committee, composed largely Michigan University drama professor. This will be Viet Rock's first midwestern performance.
of SHA members, demanded a -- -
rental agreement that was for STARTS NEXT FALL:
the term of eight months only. *
With this, the Off-Campus Hous-


E141 01 e eeric House J udi-
;iary Council, Jerry Katz, '70.
Monday night a similar protest
was conducted in Frederick House,
upholding students' right to make
heir own rules.
Resident advisors from three
houses were recruited to police the
rooms. Frederick resident Paul
Milgrom, '70, insisted that two of
the advisors leave his room, in
which he was entertaining Ruth
Baumann, '68, SGC executive vice-
president, South Quad President
Connie Cleeton, '70, and Graduate
Assembly member Terry Wester-
The staff members refused, say-
ing that they were under the di-

doesn't purport to agree with any-
way . . we're happy, national is
happy, SGC membership commit-
tee is happy,"
A copy of the resolution was sent
to the SGC membership commit-
tee and sorority advisor Joan
Ringel, in addition to Mrs. Weck.
According to Panhellenic President
Ginny Mochel, '68, the SGC mem-
bership committee will hold the
ZTA statement in good faith and
waive consideration of any possible
discrimination problem here until
after the next rush.
SGC membership committee
chairman Kathy Dixon, '68, said
that the matter has been referred

ing Bureau would distribute a
similar lease for a four-month R ev
period. Since both leases could be
signed at the same time, those
students who so desired could
sign for twelve-months. .
CSteude closed the meeting with
plans to reconsider, but objected
to the eight-month and four- By JENNY STILLER
month leases because of adminis- The Graduate School of Busi-
trative difficulties involved in ness Administration has complete-
handling two separate sheets of ly revised its requirements for the
paper. SHA's Mike Koeneke, '69 Master of Business Administra-
BAd, later said, however, that tion (M.B.A.) degree, according to
an Off-Campus Housing official Associate Dean Thomas T. Adams.
had told him there would be no The new course of studies,
administrative problem. which will go into effect next fall,
Steude felt that the lease he is centered around a "core pro-'

l M.B.A. Program
Background Core'

rections of Thomas Fox, director to the Panhel membership commit-
of South Quad. tee. "We'll listen to what Panhel
Miss Baumann said, "This is a recommends, and feel that ZTA
clear violation of state law, where- here is operating on good faith,
in the landlord must leave a room but technically any chapter that
if aksed to do so by its resident. operates on the basis of a no-rec-
The housing contract does not give ommendation system can discrim-
the right for them to violate this inate."

to give students a broad back-
ground in all phases of modern
business. An additional 30 hours
of electives will allow for spe-
According to Stewart H. Re-
woldt, professor of marketing and
head of the faculty committee
which drafted the new program,
the chief innovation will be a

law." Mrs. Ringel said, "I wish the proposed allowed SHA to pro- gram' of eight courses designed I prerequisite structure which re-
"As long as students are break- whole campus could get involved mote the eight-month lease while -~ -~---
ing our laws, we can break their in the mystery which is enshroud- also providing a twelve-month idential C
laws," said Phil Holmes, '68, a res- ing this whole affair ....The option for those married students R eC l geS unt
iednt advisor staying in one of the ironic thing is that every other and graduate students who live
rooms "under Fox's orders" against sorority on campus could find in Ann Arbor all year.
the orders of the resident. themselves in the same situation. Student members of the ad-
John A. Feldkamp, director of ______sory________committee who generally W a tTS ay i E stQd
University housing, was unavaila- felt that the eight-twelve month
ble for comment. HOLIDAY option would not change the By ROB BEATTIE will force the college to use a
Frederick House resident Larry With today's paper, The Daily present situation at all, complain- The students and faculty of the much larger area than it cur-
Eisenberg, '71, charged that resi- s t o p s publication for' the ed of the "frustration of trying to Residential College yesterday ex- rently occupies. The college now
dent advisors sent by Fox into his Thanksgiving holiday, which sublet your apartment" during !pressed pleasure with the decision uses two houses in East Quad and
room Monday when he was enter- begins officially at 5 p.m. this spring finals. to build the college in the East is slated to take over two more;
taming a girl "made lewd implica- afternoon. Classes will meet Steude, however, doubting that Quad area rather than on North next year to accommodate its sec-
tions as to our behavior and gen- Monday morning, Nov. 27, and many landlords would adopt an Campus. ond class.
eraly impugned her character," The Daily resumes publication eight month lease, said, "You The proximity of the site to Present students have been told
and that he was "considering pro- the following day, can't expect a legal document to central campus was given as the that they will be provided with
testing to Feldkamp." ! control market forces." most desirable feature of the pres- apartment complexes or houses by
_____________ _______-ent location. 1969.
EVIL WIND CURRENTS: ref' Carl Cohen, associate di- Dean James Robertson noted,
retrof the college, pointed out however, that modifications o
that the students and faculty have East Quad and additional con-
come to like the East Quad loca- struction will not be completed by
tion. He noted that they did not the 1969 date. The college will
Li rarT Fumes W Readers really want to be transplanted to then be required to utilize tem-
a new facility. "If we had begun porary facilities until the building
By MARCY ABRAMSON t h e University Environmental some windows in the library on North Campus, this might be a program can be completed.
Health Service earlier this month after com- different situation," he comment- -- ----- - --
Exhaust fumes from construc- th Service, eliets onth ad dcors ed, "but now real satisfactions
on work on the General Library The service director Prof Wil- plaints of nausea and headaches ave developed in the present sit-
addtion work on Gerl b hliam Joy of the public health by students. havion.
addition may no longer bother school, referred the complaint to Although almost 75 per cent of Clo
students and staff - depending Jon Parsons, a staff member. existing carrels suffer from noise Noel Buckne '71 said that stu-
on tinParsons said he planned to in-and other construction side ef- dents like to be close to central
Construction workers yesterday vestigate this morning. He was fects, there are no plans for al- campus where they can easily par- ! r
relocated an air compressor which unaware that the machine had ternate study areas, said Dr. ticipate in campus activities. This N e u
students complained "created all already been relocated. d was the opinion of almost all of
kinds of fumes." The machine The University Plant Depart- Robert H. Muller, associate direc- the students who were asked about By BILL DeJONG
used to stand against a wall near ment sealed a leaky shaft and for of the library system. the decision. Those who objected "Cotryn B D
a window in the library's east ____________ ________ -- - - -disobcuefth drmoy "Carrying a draft card makes
didin dob ecauhe ofbtheydsr mitory---w-nd.dife . eOne sstud ent ecdm m mnted y you just as guilty of k illin g V iet-
"m-e lf.Oestdn omne that namese as the man with the rifle,"
"We take all the precautions we OM AC 1 the quad was "too dreary and too hamed aih mais, ife,"
can, but the wind can still carry MVjE,J A cademic C ou t ! regulated." charged DavrsHayrsda foy
! tanford University student body
the fumes," said John Foss, Uni- Prof. Sheridan Blau, a college president, as he spoke last night
versity project engineer. C ensres C ritics faculty member, commented thate Las g
"There's no actual danger,"' he i a) 'the faculty preferred the present inultheurUndergraduate Lbays
added, location over the one on North multipurpose room to an audience
of about 200 people.
Miss Anne Okey, circulation EAST LANSING (P,-The Mich- The 80-member council repre- Campus because it was close to,
T librarian, asked Foss to have the igan State University Academic sents every academic unit on the their offices and homes. This al- Sponsored by the Student Peace
machine moved after repeated C o u n e i1 yesterday condemned MSU campus. lows them to spend a good deal of Union, Harris is the student leader
complaints Monday and yester- what is termed "premature and "We recognize the ight d time at the college and gives them who earned notoriety last year
day. prejudicial" judgment in cases of duty of the Board of Trustees to a chance to easily bring in other when some Stanford fraternty
Distressed by apparent inaction, alleged conflict of interest involv- oversee the operations of this members of the University faculty men grabbed him on the Palo Alto
Robert Rockaway, Grad, filed a ing two MSU officials. university, to be vigilant in their are alsw to irvie students t ng theyand shaved his radcad say-
complaint with the Public Health Rep. Jack Faxon (D-Detroit) efforts to prevent wrongdoing their homes for classes or infor- Harris sees the draft as a way of
Inspector yesterday before the asked Attorney General Frank and to take corrective action when mal sessions. controlling the public. "I've never
compressor was moved. Rocka- Kelley earlier this month to rule wrongdoing ha heen f a i r 1 v A i an -h .

quires that certain courses be
taken in a specified order.
"We have tried to develop the
eight 'core' courses as if they
were a single course," Rewoldt
says. "This will make teaching
much more effective, because the
instructors will know exactly
what their students' background
is. Under the old program, when
required courses could be taken
in any order, it was impossible
to assume that students in my
marketing course, for example,
had ever heard about probability
theory or knew anything aboutI
the behavioral sciences."{
Another major innovation is a
change in emphasis from tradi-
tional fields, such as accounting
and business law, to new inter-
disciplinary studies. Specifically;
three new courses, "none of them
within the traditional depart-
ments of the school," will train
students to deal with "the inter-
relationships of various parts of
a modern business organization,"
according to Rewoldt.
One new course, "Analysis,
Planning and Control," will stress
such subjects as managerial ac-
counting, operations research and
capital budgeting. Computer use
will be central to the;course.
Another course, "Business, the
See NEW, Page 2

No Comment
Cutler was out of town yester-
day and unavailable for comment.
A letter will be sent to the
parents of all freshman women
"explaining the new regulations,"
Director of University Housing
John C. Feldkamp said last
night. Feldkamp said that Hughes
was drafting the letter, which was
planned in anticipation of the de-
cision to eliminate freshman wo-
men's hours.
The letter will explain that
freshman women will have to re-
ceive parental permission before
their hours are eliminated, Feld-
kamp said.
The action climaxes a month-
long controversy touched off when
Student-- Government Council
voted Oct. 12 to recognize "the
right of freshman women in in-
dividual residences to make their
own hours,"
SGC called for an immediate
vote of the freshman women in
their individual residences to de-
termine hours policy. Feldkamp
said that with the new policy,
freshman women who had obtain-
ed parental permission would.
have no hours, regardless of a
vote within their residence unit.
"Students should realize that SGC
doesn't make rules," Feldkamp
"I'm glad they realize that they
are powerless to enforce Univer-
sity regulations on students," SGC
president Bruce Kahn, '68, said
last night. Other SGC members
described the action as a "face-
saving move."
The original move came in
response to a resolution passed by
Blagdon House of Markley Hall
a month ago which eliminated the
provision for punishment of cur-
few violations from Blagdon's
At that time, Feldkamp said "It
has been residence hall staff
policy since early last year not
to get involved in types of dis-
ciplinary action where students
have passed rules . . . This in-
cludes hours."

Story Writer
A former University student who
wrote two articles in "Gargoyle"
on Ann Arbor marijuana inves-
tigation was arrested Monday by
city police for breaking probation.
The "Gargoyle" articles were
listed among the charges against
Steven B. Combes as "anti-social
conduct" forbidden by his proba-
tion contract.
The last time a similar occurrence
took place in Ann Arbor, author
John Rosevear was arrested for
growing marijuana while doing
research for his book, "Pot." Rose-
vear, whose book is now being
marketed nationally. served a
nine-month jail term for his extra-
legal endeavors.
Combes served 5%/2 months in
the Washtenaw County Jail earlier
this year and was placed on five
year probation for possession of
The articles, "But We Must" and
"My Dog Is a Nark," tell of Com-
bes' own experience with police,
offer advice for those in similar
situations and describe local police
officers who work on narcotics
The probation department issued
a warrant for Combes' arrest
shortly after "Gargoyle" appeared,
and he was arrested Monday after
a weekend-long search by police,
including the officers described by
Combes in "Gargoyle."
Police seized Combes Monday
across the street from City Hall.
A detective in an unmarked car
spotted him on E. Huron, and
alerted headquarters. Three of-
ficers rushed out of the Detective
Bureau in City Hall to apprehend
Combes, who was handcuffed and
taken to headquarters after a brief
Combes attempted to swallow a
foil-wrapped package when his
handcuffs were removed. Detective
[t. Eugene L. Staudenmaler forced
Combes' mouth open with the help
of two other officers.
Police said the package contain-
ed marijuana and that Combes ad-
mitted there was "ennuh fnr five

Harris Attacks II-S;
u Government Policy

reclassified 1-Y. "I returned that'
card also," he said.
Harris does not see the possible
five-year prison sentence for turn-
ing in draft cards as a penalty.
'The 5 years in prison could be
very useful to society," he said.I
Harris emphasized the value of
educating inmates and not co-
operating with prison officials. I

"If 20 per cent of the people
wouldn't cooperate with the draft
we could break the system," he
commented. Harris said the 1500
draft cards turned in on Oct. 16
was "small compared to the num-
ber on Dec. 4," a scheduled Na-
tional Mobilization Day.
"The thing is going to snowball,
but this is not the important
thing," said Haris. "We must not
only make the system inoperable
but make the sources of the system
in society inoperable."
Harris stressed that a person's
own life is his only weapon against
the system. "In resistance," he
said, "one takes his own life and
uses it as a tool against the state."
"The task of the young people



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