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VoI. LXXIX, No. 64 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Tuesday, November 12, 1 968 Ten Cents
MEET LSA STANDARDS:
By BARD MONTGOMERY regular literary college depart-
A subcommittee of the Residen- mental and inter-departmental
tial College Curriculum Commit- majors will submit a prospectus to
tee presented an "individualized the five-member subcommittee,
conbentration" program to an describing the types of courses he
open m would wish to take, and the unify-
unfy ing principle underlying them.
Ths nigt. The subcommittee will consider
The program will allow students each prospectus, suggesting im-
to design their own concentrations provements for those which are
individually, choosing courses and ;restrictively specific or unman-
independent study projects which ageable general, and barring those
would correspond to requirements which would duplicate current
in literary college departmental concentration programs.
programs. Each student whose prospectus
RC students who wish to pursue has been approved will consult
a major program distinct from with the subcommittee on the ap-
remain in system
p Pointment of two advisors to check
I and assist his progress, and to
x evaluate his culminating project.
The project may take the form of
a set of comprehensive examina-
tions, a senior thesis or an endea-
, vor of similar magnitude to be
. decided by the student with his
The advisors, who will be large-
ly responsible for recommending
that a degree be awarded or with-
held, will include at least on e
member of the University faculty,
and may include a grad student
' or a person not associated with
the University, if he is particular-
ly qualified to assist the student in
his chosen concentration.
Subcommittee chairman Peter
Jepsen emphasized that the pros-
pectus need not be a rigidly ad-
hered-to schedule of courses, and
can be revised (with the advisors'
assistance) without being resub-
mitted to the committee. A new
propspecus must be submitted
} only if the student wishes to aban-
don the original independent ma-
jor for another.
Committee member Prof. Carl
| Cohen indicated that the com-
mittee will seek to arrange some
' provision for crediting concentra-
tion work performed outside the
University. Cohen also said that
qualified independent concentra-
tors may graduate with honors.
Committee member Bill Chris-
> tian anticipated that about twenty
of the RC's 170 sophomores will
take advantage of the individual
Both Christian and Cohen have
said that a unifying motif will be
an indispensable criterion for ac-
ceptance of a prospectus. The
structure of the proposed concen-
tration program will not be a
major influence on the commit-
tee's decision. "We will be tough
nt natatalchtarn cid
cons pirac y
Local boinhuIgs i1nt
lincluded in chiarges'ySEENSN
.. By STEVE NISSEN
Eleven Detroit youths, described by p o l i c e as "hippy
types," were arrested yesterday and charged with conspiring
to bomb public facilities in the Detroit metropolitan area.
The arrests followed an investigation by 40 to 50 police
and FBI agents of 16 dynamite bombings since Aug. 30, in-
cluding two in Ann Arbor -/a C.I.A. office on Main Street
and the 'University's Institute for Science and Technology.
, Although the two local bombings were not listed in the
charges against the defendants, Ann Arbor Police Chief
Walter Krasny said yesterday "it appears the incidents are
Krasny said warrants would be sought in Washtenaw
County if the Ann Arbor bombings proved to be related to the
alleged conspiracy. No local.-
By DANIEL ZWERDLING
National orga'nizers of the New
Democratic Coalition last night
drew 200 persons, mostly students,
in their first local recruiting ef-
fort since last weak's election.
0" They hope to revitalize the Demo-
cratic Party in a "progressive
The rally was conducted by Earl
Craig, executive director of the
coalition, and Prof. Arnold Kauf-
man, of the philosophy depart-
ment and member of the national
coalition steering committee, who
"The New Democrat Coalition
will not be a third party-but
must restructure and revitalize the
Democratic Party to make it re-
sponsive to the needs of, and
achieve power for, the people.
people and students," Kaufman
The New Democratic Coalition,
whose leaders include Julian
Bond, Allard Lowenstein, the Rev.
Channing Phillips, Paul Schrade
and Adam Walinski, has already
begun organizing national a n d
local networks among state lead-
ers and on college campuses.
Michigan, which was a leader
in the McCarthy movement and
delivered a victory to H u b e r t
Humphrey against Richard Nixon,
-is considered a prime state for
arrests have been made as yet,
I- --Te- I I! 1I
Daily- Larry R<bbiis
A pp epit and i nothferhood
Dozens lined the streets in front of Bimbo's last night to watch the annual Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti
veteran's day parade. The event marked the 50th anniversary of the end of World War I.
"The New Democratic Coali-
tion (NDC) will continually raise
the issues of fundamental in-
equalities, defects, and injustices
of American institutions," said
Kaufmn.ntearlecCtz"but subs ance, saa
Kaufman. iiiLieutL othfrmt
LEADING ROLLirCohen. "but easy on the form it
Kaufman played a leading role may take."
at the meeting which first con- By JUDY SARASOHN Cohen also indicated that mem-
ceived NDC on Sept. 28, following A tlreatened protest demon- bers of the literary college Cur-
' ;;,-riculum Committee, which has es-
the Democratic Convention. stration failed to develop when m Ceh
Working as insurgents within Wilbur Cohen, secretary of health, tablished a similar individual con-
the- structure of the traditional education, and welfare, spoke last centration program, have en-
Democratic party is simply a night In favor of a general 50 couraged the RC's exploratory in-
"tactical method" according to per cent increase in the Social' novations. In Cohen's opinion,
Kaufman, of gaining the power Security benefit level and a mini- supervision of independent con-
necessary to effect major political, mum of $100 a month. centrators in the RC community
' social and economic reforms. As Cohen was speaking to a can be accomplished more effect-
"Dissident Democrats have al- group of about 90 Social Security ively because of the greater in-
ready taken over the party in experts from government, labor, formality of the RC community.
several states, and have consider- business and education at a Uni-' GOOD USE
able power in many more," Kauf- ! versity conference dinner at the Christian said he felt the pro-
man argued. "We must not squan- Sheraton Hotel, students from the gram would put the Residential
der the inroads we've made in dri- social work school, w e I f a r e College's special margin of liberty
ving a wedge into the existing mothers, a minister and a pro- to good use by allowing for cre-
power structures." fessor waited quietly for two hours ative ventures such as work-study
NO TIME to talk to him. The group of 17 programs, and intellectual ac-
"Personally I would like to in- was refused admission to the sec- complishments that fall outside a
volve myself ..in something 1 e s s ond floor where the dinner was course structure.
nauseous than' the Democratic held. At last night's meeting, several
party - but we don't have time Cohen, a former University pro- students put forth suggestions for
to change (institutions and peo- fessor of social welfare adminis-
ple) with third party politics," tration, often was on leave to ssible individual majors, such
tras "ProblemsnofaAlienation in
said Craig. serve the Kennedy and Johnson taswProblems of Alienation in
"The vast majority of the elec- administrations. Twentieth Century America,"
torate believes the source of all' One of the students. Paul Hey- "Southeast Asian Area Studies."
their problems can be eliminated wood, described the group as "just and "Means of Public Influence."
with the physical elimination of people sick of what they (Cohen Cohen commented that "The
black people and student radicals, and the other participants of the entire committee feels that the
and the question is, how can we conference) are doing. They are program is in an exploratory stage
stop them," he said. professionals setting policies with- at the moment. We look forward
Major impetus of the movement, out involving those concened." to learning a great deal about in-
which so far is led chiefly by Cohen spoke to the group after- dividual concentration programs,
"frustrated Eugene McCarthy- wards in a question and answer as additional proposals come for-
ites," will come from the "black session. ward."
Med students gve time,
Those arrested in Detroit in- -
lude several former Wayne State
University students. The defend- I
ants, ranging in age from 18 to tofe a uysK 011
24, face a maximum penalty of L 1s.I~
up to 25 years in jail. Two of the
youths are women. eci
Detroit Police Commissioner Jo- l ica
hannas Spreen said eight more
persons are still being sought in
connection with the bombings. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ivan Illich,
And Lt. William McCoy of the considered by many to be the most
Detroit Police Special Investiga- influential radical in Latin Amer-
tion Bureau added that more war- ica, will be speaking on campus
rants are expected to be issued as today and tomorow.
the investigation continues. Msgr. Illich will spend much of
Police said the bombings were his two-day visit discussing the
apparently of an "anti-establish- danger of the school system as a
ment, anti-government"'nature. belief system and the problems
I created in the developing nations
"We have no evidence the de- of Latin America by U.S. attempts
fendants are members of any to transplant its school system
formal organized group," McCoy there.
said. A quantity of marijuana was Msgr. Illich contends, "Schools,
confiscated during the arrests, he in an economy of scarcity invaded
said. Three of the eleven defend- by, automation, accentuate and
ants were charged with sale and rationalize the coexistence of two
possesion of narcotics. societies, one a colony of the
One, Benjamin Parks, was ac- other."
cused of felonious assault for al- FOUNDED CENTER
legedly tossing a concrete block A member on leave of the Cath-
through the window of a police olic archdiocese of New ?York,
car. Msgr. Illich helped found the Cen-
tro Intercultural de Documenta-
Others arrested were identified cion in Cuernavaca, Mexico in
by police as Antoine Daghuyt,,I 1961. He considers his school the
Ronald Pierce, John Schmithroth, only "free university" in the west-
William Ladd, Gary Milimore, Jo- ern hemisphere.
seph Clever, James Moscara, Die- The school, a language training
tra Flowers, Sandra Rousseau, and center for foreign missioners as-
David Joseph Valler. signed to Latin America, is also
All stood mute at their arraign- an activist organization seeking
ment and were bound over for to promote rapid social change.
examination later this month. Msgr. Illich is scheduled to
They were held in lieu of $25,000 speak on "Social Change in Latin
bond. America Today" at noon today in
The arrests resulted from raids the International Center. Tonight
Sunday after Recorders Court he will speak on "The Danger of
Judge Thomas Poindexter issued the School System as a Belief
warrants for 19 persons Saturday. System: The Need to Demythol-
By'STUART GANNES The resolution proposes that the
The Northwood Terrace As- University begin immediate plan-
sociation has charged the Uni- ning and construction of married
versity with not responding to the student housing to accommodate
housing needs of married stu- student demand "or in sufficient
dents. volume to drive the general price
A resolution passed by the level down to a point" within stu-
executive board of the association dents' budgets.
last week proposes that the Uni- The association also charged
versity take over the financial that failure to implement the
burden of high rents by either housing needs of married students
competing in the Ann Arbor hous- or to "defer to any other inter-
ing market or by supplying "a 'ests, whether political or econo-
direct cash subsidy" for married
stuent wh shw fnanialnee !mic, local or statewide....ill
students who show financial need act to prejudice the education
but cannot be accommodated by of lower income married stu-
existing University housing. dents."
The proposal will be presentedd
to the Regents later this week. Dr. Peter A. Ostafin, of student
Stating that the most urgent re- I community relations insists how-
sponsibility of the University is ever that "there isn't any intent
"the well-being of the s t u d e n t by the University to inhibit hous-
and the promotion of his educa- ing construction." Ostafin added
tidnal achievement," the proposal "students tend to underestimate
charges that to disregard the in- the new income-oriented housing
terests of the students "can only I that is becoming available to
be viewed as the grossest moral them."
conflict of interest and should be Charles Snyder, Grad, who
resisted by both the administra- drafted the resolution claimed
tion and the student body." "the rrnt shrta flo
tI& , .I..L 3.'.,IU JJ.' e UC3 l o cot '. V tlJ3
wife must be a student at the
- the anticipated effective in-
come of the family must not ex-
ceed a sum which is 25 per cent
greater than the effective income
of the last student to be regularly
admittvd to the apartmens."
The proposal calls for the in-
troduction of income priorities and
tenure regulations for the as-
signment of space in Northwood I,
II, and III.
Students who apply for income
priority would be ranked on a
housing list, according' to an ad-
justed assessment of their in-
Students not requesting income
priority would be placed on the
housim list after those who re-
Although the Northwood Ter-
race Association supports the in-
come priority proposal, its execu-
tive board warned that such a pol-
icy "should not in any way" lessen
the urgency to allieviate financial
pressures on married students.
The association added that the'
income priority policy should not
be viewed as anything "but a
short term stopgap measure."
The bombings date back to Aug."
30, when a dynamite blast de-
stroyed a police vehicle parked at
the 13th precinct station in De-
troit. Other targets hit in the
alleged plot include several more
police cars, a draft board office in
Roseville, a U.S. Army vehicle at
a recruiting office parking lot, and
a school administration building,
in St. Clair Shores
ogize Education" at eight p.m. in
He and Prof. Eric Wolf of the
anthropology department will dis-
cuss "Peasants in Latin American
Church and Society" tomorrow
noon at Canterbury, House. At
eight p.m. tomorrow night Msgr.
Illich and Prof. Alfred Meyer of
the political science department
By ERIKA HOFF.
Health care is a human right-not a
This is the basic precept towards which
the Student Health Organization (SHO),
directs its work.
The organization was spawned from the
Medical Committee for Human Rights,
a Chicago based organization, and ex-
ists today as a coalition of locally auto-
nomous groups with only tenuous na-
SHO Mere at the University devotes
itself to upgrading health service in the
sibility of SHO members, who "keep
an eye" on the patients.
SHO has begun to assert itself in the
fields of medical education and training
here. Before med school applications for
the entering class of 1969 are reviewed,
the group plans to present a demand to
the medical school board of admissions
asking that one-third of its admissions
In addition, the organization wants the
medical school to begin programs of
active recruitment of potential black stu-
dents. And where applicants do not ful-
eill the requirements of the school,
_,lnfln fi n nn r n nl m n +, c n r
injured in the fighting which erupted.
The local Chicago chapter set up first
aid stations around the city, and out of
town chapters sent men in order to help
run the shelters.
Mobile medical teams patrolled the riot
area. SHO estimates that its 400 person-
nel treated approximately 1,000 civilians
and a very few policemen. "For the most
part," Krouskop said, "we treated injuries
that would otherwise have been taken
care of in hospital emergency rooms."
"Although the police had promised us
(SHO) immunity from attack, many men
in medical coats were beaten, and were
housing is the result of the Uni-
versity administration's unwilling-
ness to work to change" the exist-
ing situation. "Further Univer-
sity inaction cannot be condoned"
The resolution was passed in
response to an income limitation
policy drafted by the Student Ad-
visory Committee on Housing.
This policy sets guides for filling
the University's existing low cost
married student housing, which is
in high demand.
A married studein's effective in-
come are his experises subtracted
from his course of income, in-
cluding 20 per cent of "savings or
liquidable capital investments."
Expenses are computed on the
basis of students' fixed costs, plus
$800 per dependent and 20 per
cent of all non-family debts.
In addition to income priorities
a tenure system has been institut-
li l. 11i 1V D
. ~will discuss
The latest blast occurred Sun- Communism:
day night at the headquarters offmctniat St.
a motorcycle club, the "Outlaws,"Church .
;, in Roseville
Coexistence or Con-