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Seventy-Six Years of Editorial Freedom



She A1ir1ig aniT Alleges NSA

Late World News

By The Associated Press
rA8HVILLE, Tenn.-Wine,'women and song will be a part
of men's dormitory life at Vanderbilt University under a new
policy aimed at giving dorm residents treatment equal to that of
"The trouble is," one youth commented, "is that the wine
will be too private and the women too public." And the suspicion
often was voiced that fraternity men still will be a little more
equal than their unaffiliated brethren.
The new policy, announced by officials at the traditionally
staid university yesterday, will permit dormitory students to
drink previously outlawed liquor in their rooms-and invite pre-
viously outlawed women to dormitory lounges on Friday and
Saturday nights.
At the same time, the officials said, juke boxes and record
players will be installed in remodeled recreation facilities in the
dormitories-Carmichael Towers and Kissam Hall. Sometimes,
even, there may be a combo.
Fraternity men have enjoyed these privileges for years under
rules which said specifically that liquor would be permitted only
in fraternity houses. Women, specifically, have been banned from
both men's dormitories-but have long visited fraternity house

Deny 'Intelligence
Work; Admit Taking
Funds from Agency1
Collegiate Press Service
In response to an advertisement
placed today by Ramparts maga-
zine in the New York Times and
the Washington Post, the officers
of the United StateshNational
Students Association (USNSA)
last night described their relation-
ship with the Central Intelligence
Agency (CIA).
"In its March issue," the ad-
vertosment said, "Ramparts mag-
azine will document how the CIA
has infiltrated and subverted the
world of American student lead-
ers over the past 15 years. It has
used students to spy; it has used
students to pressure international
student organizations into taking
cold war positions; and it has in-
terfered, in a most shocking man-
ner, in the international workings;
of the nation's largest and oldest
student; organization."
The official statement of the
association of USNSA ' officersI
"We do not know the specific
allegations of the Ramparts ar-
ticle. It is impossible therefore to
determine the truth or falsity of
specific charges.
"It is true that a relationship!
between USNSA and the Central
Intelligence Agency has existed

SACUA Stymied
On Daily Inquiry
Sends Publications Board Letter
To Faculty Assembly for Action
The Senate. Advisory Committee on University Affairs de-
cided last night to put the question of reviewing The Daily's
relationship with the University community before the Fac-
ulty Assembly at its meeting next Monday.
SACUA debated the question of how to constitute a re-
view and how a mechanism for review ought to be set up and
operated. They could not reach a decision "even on that,"
according to Prof. William E. Brown of the Dentistry School,
chairman of SACUA. SACUA plans to open the question of
reviewing The Daily to the As-
sembly and if they agree to a
A' & D Faeully review they will be invited to
suggest possible methods of re-

SCinema Guild

SACUA will set up a committee
to conduct the review if the As-
sembly agrees to it but will first
"have to see how the review mech-
anism should' operate," according

TUNING IN to Timothy Leary last night was a capacity crowd in Hill Auditorium.

A $100,000 GIFT to improve student facilities in
eering College has been pledged by Whirlpool Corp.
the University's $55 million capital fund drive.

the Engin-
as part of

erTurn oi

The Benton Harbor, Mich., corporation will contribute $20,000
annually for five years.
The first year's gift will be used to refurnish the student
lounge in the West Engineering Building ($10,000); to remodel
the office of the Michigan Technic, the student-run engineering
journal ($4,000)1; and to furnish the study room in the East
Engineering Building ($2,000).
The remaining $4,000 will be set aside, as will be the annual
Whirlpool gift, to provide funds for student offices in the new
engineering buildings now being planned for the U-M North
ABOUT 100 UNIVERSITY law school juniors and seniors,
are manning a local ',legal aid clinic created to offer help to any-
one who can't afford a lawyer. Their cases Include landlord-
tenant debt problems. paternity claims, income tax evasion,
negligence, and welfare cases. A second office will soon be opened
in Ypsilanti.
Directed by the Law School and with the support of the
Federal Prison Authority, the students also have begun a program
of advising prisoners at the Federal Correctional Institution at
nearby Milan. Since September, when this service began, the
students have talked to more than 50 prisoners and have re-
ceived letters from prisoners in Texas, Georgia, and Florida.
THE RETURN ENGAGEMENT of "An Evening's Frost" will
be presented Sunday, March 12 at 8:30 p.m. in Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater Program.
Orders by mail will be accepted immediately.
"An Evening's Frost" premiered in Ann Arbor in 1965 as the
PTP New Play Project for that year, and was then taken to New
where it played a long off-Broadway engagement at the Theatre
De Lys.
* * * *
OVER 500 UNIVERSITY faculty members have signed a
letter to President Johnson calling for an "unconditional halt" to
the United States bombing raids on North Vietnam. Among these
are 15 department chairmen and at least 5 deans.
This letter follows a similar message submitted by a group of
Yale professors three weeks ago.
* * *
SEN. HUGH' SCOTT (R-Penn) will speak today in the
UGLI Multi-purpose Room at 4:15 p.m
Sen. Scott has been in the Senate since 1958 and is cur-
rently on the Commerce, the Judiciary, the Rules, and the Small
Business Committees.
He was the chairman of the Republican National Committee
in 1948 and 1949. He also served as an advisor to President
Eisenhower. He is the author of "How to Go into Politics" and co-
author of "Politics, U.S.A."



for a considerable. period of time,"
the statement continues. Sitting in front of a darkened
"The exact nature of the rela- Hill Auditorium with a lit candle
tionship has been: resting before him, Timothy Leary
"1. The officers of the associa- advised a capacity crowd last night
tion did know that funds were to "turn on, tune in and drop out."!
received which originated from the "We forget that we were meant
CIA. to live in a garden of Eden," the
"2. Individual employes who ex-Harvard professor said. "We
who were officers of the associa- must wake up."
tion did not to our knowledge Leary's remarks came minutes
serve any 'intelligence function.' after he was detained by immi-
No information of a sensitive na- gration officials at the Canadian
ture was ever made available to border where he attempted to pass,
any government agency.a taped speech over the border to,
". USNSA did on any number a group of University of Toronto
of occasion present its views to stering white levis and an "In-
the U.S. gover\nment; it insisted .an meditation shirt," Leary
strenuously on thee views often to walked on stage carrying a chem-
the detriment of its own popular- icalkwhich he identified as "col-
ity in government circles" orless, tasteless, odorless and leth-+
The Ramparts advertisement al in large doses, commonly re-
said the in the March issue article, ferred to as water."
"names are named and dollar But before the Nirvana could
amounts cited. begin, a shout from the balcony
"It is," the advertisement says, asked him to move back. He rose
"the story of how the CIA bends and said: "In this technological
so-called independent foundations society it is getting harder and
to its clandestine financial pur- harder to be a holy man."+
poses, using them as conduits for Broadcasting from the station
espoinage money . . . It is, addi- within his body, "WDNA," Leary
tionally the poignant story of the told the audience, "Wake Up. Did
recent attempts by student leaders you forget who you are? Don't get
to throw off their financial hung up on the current popular,
shackles to the CIA, and of the plaster and cardboard TV show.
highly-placed liberals in the gov- We were all born in Hollywood
ernment who tried-and failed- studios. At five we were sent over
to help them" to strangers in a corner of the TV
The USNSA officers said that set-drug pushers hanging around
they "first learned of the story the primary school-pushing TV:
through Michael Wood, a former symbols and words designed to
employe of the association, and make us forget we could escape!
th~irouh irect approches by the system."

The faculty of the University's
College of Architecture and De- Explain Background
sign has passed a motion urging SACUA will explain the back-
the administration "to support and ground of the request of the Board
encourage Cinema Guild in con- in Control of Student Publications
tinuing its role in the University to SACUA to undertake an "in-
community."*vestigation" of the Daily's policies
MThe brief resolution passed last and;practices.
Thursday stated: "The Faculty of The Assembly will hear a letter
the College of Architecture and sent to SACUA in which the board
Design acknowledges the long requested the appointment of a
don't want to get too caught up are being taken in by their stage standing value of the Cinema committee to "consider the proper
in the sensory, or you won't be craft. Guild Film Series in extending purpose, function and responsibil-
able to continue the trip." Ac- "The only way the TV studio will the educational process outside the ity of a student newspaper in this
cording to Leary, many never get collapse is if you control your walls of the classroom; deplores University community, to consider
past this stage. body. Don't let them touch it. both the intent and the manner whether the existing arrangements
The next stage of the trip takes Your body is the key to heaven. of the recent interference with this at the University adequately serve
the voyager down through the j We have forgotten that we are recognized educational function these goals, and to recommend
body. The body may seem to be a Gods." and urges the University adminis- changes if better alternatives can
dark, horrible thing, but Leary TV stations have a right to tration to support and encourage be identified."
asked, "Can you name me any warn, but they don't have a right Cinema Guild in continuing its In sending its letter to SACUA
form of life that doesn't start in to do anything else, according to role in the University community." last week, the board said it want-
a dark, oozy corner?" Leary. "If I want to kill myself I Although the motion was ot ed "an objective review by an out-
The third, and last stage of the quickly with cyanide or slowly issung publicly immediately fol- side group uncommitted to the
trip is that of the protein mem- wt aes hti ybsns.lwn t asg,~ etrt existing system" of The Daily's
oies. In thisAstage therie re- y law which tells you who, what ed yesterday in a statement frompand prcticesy
turns to the primitive life of two or when you can do something is Brown said that the issue was
billion years ago and finds the a violation of the First Amend- signed by Dean Reginald F. Ma- "complex."
secetsof is ncstr an lie.ment to the Constitution and the colmson.
secrets of his ancestry and life. r "Yesterday's communique by the Before SACUA commenced de-
According to Leary there have UN Charter." Executive Committee to the A & bate, Mark R. Killingsworth, '67,
been amino acids for many years, In conclusion, Leary ad vised D faculty was a re-clarification of editor of The Daily, and Bruce
and acid heads before man that "each of you go home and the school's official position con- Wasserstein, '67, executive editor
evolved." turn on mom and dad. Don't use cerning Cinema Guild. It followed of The Daily, presented their view-
"The glory and power of mod- words-just do it." a statement which appeared an- point of the situation.
ern man is that he realizes the In a brief press conference after onymously in faculty mailboxes Daily Statement
absurdity of what he is doing but his address, Leary commented on early yesterday morning concern-
he does it anyway," Leary ad- the trouble he had had with Can- ing the film by Andy Warhol to The spokesmen for the Daily
vises everyone who is under the adian officials. The barefoot be shown by Cinema Guild to- 'senior staff said afterwards: "The
influence of the "Hollywood set" to "prophet" explained that he had morrow. The Executive Committee Daily has always welcomed com-
"drop out of school, politics, so- been invited to speak at the Uni- sought to make clear that the fac- ment, suggestions and criticisms
ciety. They are symptoms of the versity of Toronto during their ulty at large was in no way asso- from all members of. the Univer-
TV station, and 99.99 per cent recent "psychedelic weekend." ciated with the anonymous letter. sity community through the let-
. h din lInn d nor-


Commissioners Face Questions
On Role, Plans, Power Theory

The 15 persons who attended

members of the Ramparts staff.
"At one point, Ramparts offer-
ed USNSA its mailing list for
fund raising purposes if its offi-
cers 'corroborated' its story, andl
threatened 'the destruction of
USNSA' if the officers failed to dot
so. . . . Many have been asked to
'clear themselves' or suffer per-
sonal attack in the article."

the open meeting with the P resi-
'That's How We're Made' ;n pnmeuigwiu~erel
Howhdo you get out? Find the dent's Commission on Decision-
sacrement, turn on. "Everyone Making had one question for its
wants to turn on, 'cause that's how members: what they planned to
we're made." do.
Leary said, "the visionary trip Their first opportunity to con-
is a highly regularized psychotic front members of the commission
revelation.' The trip begins with a was the general open meeting for
heightening of the sensual experi- the University community in the
ence. But, Leary warned, "you UGLI Multipurpose Room which

Workshop Series Researches Teaching Methods

Research and teaching have long
been the major academic functions
of the college teacher. The Center
for Research on Learning and
Teaching runs a series of annual
faculty workshops to combine both
functions into a third academic
aspect of the teacher's life-re-
search into methods of effective
The' CRLT workshops, held in
the fall and spring semesters, con-
centrate primarily on the develop-
ment by the participating faculty
of student-centered programs, nsu-
ally of aprogramnied-learning or
self-instructional, nature. But, as
far as Prof. George Geis, the
workshop's director, is concerned,
the creation of new classroom
materials is incidental to the crea-
tion of the new approaches to

program has been in existence has
been enthusiastic.' Although the
five-weekend sessions are limited
to a dozen participants, the wait-
ing list runs long before the offi-
cial word about each new work-
shop goes out.
"I feel very positive towards the
whole thing," says Prof. Martin
P. Ristenbatt, of the electrical
engineering department, who at-
tended a workshop last year. "I.
began working on a program for
teaching the use of a new tran-
sistor curve tracer and I'm now
about two-thirds finished. The ex-
tensive amount of time in writing
and perfecting the program was
efficiently spent."
Emphasis On Work
The emphasis in the workshops
is on "work." Participants can ex-
pect to spend upwards to a hun-

The rest, as Geis puts it, "is basic instructioin in landscape
rolling the sleeves and getting' architecture and used an imagin-
about the business of meeting ative combination of slide projec-
these goals.' The participants are tion and reading material.
urged to sample the editors, keep "The workshop was a valuable
a log or notebook during the week, exposure to representatives of
and spend several Fridays and other disciplines," said Porter,
Saturdays developing and refining "and made us discipline ourselves
their own programs., in identifying teaching objectives."
Students Test Projects . All are not rosey praises, how-
An integral part of the develop- ever. One participant, who other-
ment of self-instructional mate- wise found the experience greatly
rials is testing them on students rewarding, takes issue with the
at various stages. Students are CRLT editor's behavioristic ap-
present at later workshops to try proach.
the programs and give the writer "I wouldn't want to put the
feedback on how clearly and ef- same emphasis on control of the
ficiently the program transmits its students' behavior that they do,"
content. Devision and elaboration he says.
takes up many hours the faculty Orientation Toward Mediocrity
member must sandwich between "They seem to be oriented to-
his normnal duties. wards the poorer student, as-
Dr. Paul Rondell, of the medical ;I +i + mmm qmst h

"Professionally, we aren't very
much interested in turning out
large quantities of programs on
different topics or in creating rote
materials for students to give
standardized responses," he says.
Investigate Processes
"We encourage the participant
to let the program 'go by the
board' and investigate the type of
processes he wants the student to
engage in and the substance he
wants the student to take away
from the program.
"Self-instruction is not neces-
sarily limited to factual material.
Research is going on in areas like
creativity and problem-solving
that would appear impossible to
teach in normal circumstances. My
feeling is that the major limita-
tion is with the skill of the pro-
grammer and not the subject he is

had been sponsored by the student
Representing the commission
were the four student members and
their alternate, Gr'etchen Groth,
Grad; Prof. Maurice Sinnott of
the chemical engineering depart-
inent and William Steude,ddirec-
tor of student-community rela-
Bruce Kahn, '68, responded that
the commission had been estab-
lished with a mandate to consider
the role of the student within the
University, and hopefully to come
up with specific suggestions for
Prof. Sinnott asserted that
"there is no question in any fac-
ulty man's mind about how he gets
things done.
"I have direct routes to the Re-
gents and I know what they are
and use them. The students appar-
ently don't know what they are
and 'maybe they don't even exist."
Roger Leed, '67L. said that the
student members of the commis-
sion are faced with the problem of
serving on the commission both as
individual members of the Univer-
sity community and as represen-
tatives of the student body.
According to Leed, it will be
necessary for the students to "es-
tablish a priority between their
role as wise men for the whole
University community and their'
role as tribunes of the student
Leed said that the major ob-
jective of the commission should
be to re-define the meaning of
student. He contends that stu-
dents have an inferior status to
faculty and administration and
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advisory capacity is limited or ig-
nored. Kahn said that "decisions
are made and power reside in
how those decisions are accepted,
especially by the Regents."
Leed outlined what he called
an inductive power model that
would require a very strong stu-
dent institution in order to gath-
er information, and formulate
opinion. In case the student de-
cision was not given weight long
term indirect sanctions would be
necessary, to the extent that it
would be detrimental to the ad-
ministration to ignore student
The student commissioners, since
their appointment three weeks
ago, have met with the Social
WorkhCouncil, the Inter-Co-op
Council, officers of the Newman
Center, the Law Club Board of
Directors, and several other stu-
dent groups.

cers- o-tie-ealor column anc per-
sonal contact with the editors
"Although our excellence as a
newspaper has been attested to
by numerous awards and tributes,
we do not feel that we are above
'But we do insist that such crit-
icism be initiated and carried Out
in a responsible fashion without
having a deleterious effect on the
basic editorial freedom of The
"We feel that any 'investigation'
of the papers editorial policies-
the major one being editorial free-
dom-in an atmosphere of con-
flict and suspicion can jeopardize
that freedom. For example, how
could Daily staff members criticize
SACUA if they are being invest-
igated by that very body?
"Without editorial freedom-the
freedom to pursue news without
fear or favor and to write editor-
ials grounded in fact-a publica-
tion is not a newspaper in its most
meaningful sense.
"We oppose such jeopardy and
we believe that sentiment is shar-
ed by every responsible element
in the community," the Daily
spokesmen concluded.

GSC Polls Constituency on
Grad Language Demands

In an attempt to get a con-
sensus of opinions concerning the
University's doctoral language re-
quirement, the Graduate Student
Council is currently polling grad-
uate students on the matter.
The poll is in the form of a
short - answer questionnaire. It
deals with current language re-
quirements and suggestions for
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Some departments in the grad-
uate school allow substitute cours-
es for meeting the requirement.
The executive board is consider-
ing changes that would define a
minimum uniform requirement for
all departments. It Is to facilitate
these changes that GSC hopes to
present its information. d
Questionnaires are being distrib-
uted in the various departments
of the graduate school by mem-
her n flC .Thev ae al soavai1-


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