THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Tuesday, September 16, 1969
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ACTIONS UNITE: Freshmen criticize
Anti-ROTC coalition plans action dormitory crowding
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ed "I can't answer that," but he
action would be taken by the in- addeu ne tnougntie discusion
dividuals 'and groups involved. has been useful.
Members of SDS present last Several students in McLaugh-'
night were pressing for action lin's class said they wanted the
this Monday. discussion to continue.
Earlier yesterday, about 80 Police Chief Walter Krasny re-
anti-ROTC demonstrators entered ported yesterday that no officers
North Hall-after an angry debate had mobilized in preparation for
over tactics-and talked for 40 any disruptions, but said he had
minutes with cadets on the ROTC been "awaiting word" from Flem-
issue. ing in case the University request-
Later, President Robben Flem- ed police action.
ing said that, as far as he was The first 13 of the 15 points
concerned, "there were no disrup- adopted last night were proposed!
tions" in the classrooms. He add- by Bluestone after SDS threaten-
ed the University would not take ed to walk out on the meeting.
any action against yesterday's The issue which almost split the
demonstrators. radical coalition which has form-
Before marching to North Hall, ed to attack ROTC was tactical.I
about 200 students rallied on the Marty McLaughlin of Radicali
Diag at noon. But after splitting Caucus introduced a motion ask-
over tactics, only about 80 voted ing that no anti-ROTC demon-
to enter the ROTC building. Some strators engage in any small-scale
students argued that demonstra- disruptions that would put demon-
tors should not disrupt ROTC strators in for two weeks while
attempts were made to build a said SDS was walking out on the
mass movement. meeting.
Members of SDS argued that The meeting voted to give SDS
immediate action was necessary to 10 minutes to meet in caucus and
inspire support for the anti-ROTC decide what action' they would
movement. "Mass education does take,
not build support. People relate After discusing the issue, SDS
to action - to the fact that there members agreed to comply with
is a struggle going on," one mem- the accepted plan for this week,
ber said. but they intended to build support
In answering SDS's argument, over the weekend for a mass
Marty Maclaughlin said, "If every- march and block-in of North Hallf
body here is busted one by one on Monday.
in small-scale disruptions, there Bluestone said he expects the
will be nobody left to lead a mass bulk of those at the mass meeting
movement." He said such action will be with SDS by then.
was not making the best use of The Civil Liberties Board of
the available man-power. SACUA, meanwhile, unanimously
Marc Van Der Hout said an voted Sunday to support - court
educational campaign is neces- suits against protesters if "neces-
sary so that when action is taken sary to protect civil liberties."
the bulk of the campus will be be- In a resolution, the board called
hind the demonstrators. upon "those whose rights may be
When McLaughlin's proposal impaired to defend themselves by!
was passed 160 to 104, Richard employing the forum of the
Feldman of SDS stood up and courts."
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cilities?" they asked. "Com-
mercial facilities are available
for use by football fans!"
"Could not the U. of M.
allow temporary housing stu-
dents to stay in alumni hous-
ing; commercial facilities are
The students have been t o 1 d
that the availability of space in
the Union and League is limit-
ed by the demands placed on
the two buildings this weekend
at the school's first football
The students also questioned
the housing office's failure to
refund the $45 housing deposit
many of them paid so they
could more easily afford mov-
ing into off-campus apartments.
The students also suggested
that the University "inform stu-
dents earlier than August 27th
of the problem" of housing.
One of the students' in a j o r lib
complaints was the late notice ThE
they received telling them re- wo
gular housing would not be
The students also cited the
housing booklet sent to them W
which stated, "The $45 required
deposit and the completed ap-
plication will reserve a place in
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classes until there was enough
support for a mass action involv-
ing at least 200-the figure recom-
mended by Sunday night's anti-
The 80 who did enter North Hall
entered a classroom where MaJ.I
Willia! Morgan promptly read a
University statement demanding
"any student not enrolled in this
course must leave" within five
Demonstrators then moved to
Capt. Stanley McLaughlin's class
where they talked with cadets for
40 minutes-with permission from
McLaughlin eventually r e a d
the same University statement,
however, and the demonstrators
left the hall.
Asked if he was instruc'ted by
higher officers to dismiss the de-
monstrators, McLaughlin answer-
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