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VOL. LXXV, No. 2 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1964
Centre
Behavesd
Nicely~ .
By LAURENCE KIRSHBAUM
In its first two weeks, Centrex
has beena very peaceful baby-m
That's the reaction from Uni-t '. r< .....
versity officials who have nursed F;, ..
the 18,000 phone system since its
birth on Aug 15.
On that date, the Centrex sys-
tem took effect, linking more than 3
10,000 University phones directly
which had theretofore been oon-
nected through an intermediary
switchboard.
'Unusually Smooth'
One of the system's proud
mamas, Harlan Mulder of the
Controller's Office, termed the
transition to Centrex "unusually UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES fr
sh e ste prm setdentsousrec- an agreement they hope will end scenes like the one above. The lar
retaries--"for taking the time t lot-it's a field next to the Phoenix Project on North Campus. Persi
dial direct." a month this summe in a protest over parking regulations. the agr
For gossip-minded high school gives the personnel on North Campus three new free parking lots.
students, finding a number. and
then dialing it directly is an old
habit. But at the University, theL
central/switchboard was a com- ,
bination of telephone book, in-
formation operator and call placer. By ROBERT HIPPLER St., the moratorium will continue
Not so under Centrex. Despite
the name, the only "centralized" University administrators and until the University builds ,the
elements within the system are North Campus representatives third free lot there.
two information numbers. These have hammered out a long-range When they started their protest
are 764-1817 fpr callers from out- solution to the volatile North in the beginning of July, the North
side phones and 44110 for callers Campus parking situation. Campus personnel had three de-
from centrex phones. Mulder re- The University Wednesday open- mands. The University capitulated
called his apprehension "that these ed two new free lots in response to all of them a month ago, on
numbers would be swamped with to personnel demands. In addi- the condition that the "park-in"
calls " tion, it plans to build a third free be halted.
Only A Day lot in the near future, John First, it gave the protestors the
Happily, confusion and jam-ups Walters, administrative assistant one-month complete moratorium
lasted only about a day. The Aug. in parking administration, com- they demanded on the parking
14. inaugural date gave admin- mented Wednesday. regulations. It ended Wednesday.
istrators and secretaries a chance Wednesday's settlement is the Study Parking Needs
to get used to Centrex. Students latest result of July's month-long
only began filtering back to the North Campus "park-in" protest. Second, it agreed to -the pro-
campus this past week, hence the During the protest, about 200 testors' request that the mora-
short periods of confusion were North Campus personnel parked torium period be used to study
staggered. their cars daily on the lawn ad- the parking needs and demands of
Mulder reported that in the jacent to the Phoenix center. The North Campus personnel.
first few days, "students are also protest was against North Campus Third, it promi.sed to build the
showing rapid understanding of paid parking regulations which free lots the protestors had de-
the system. To help them find went into effect on July 1. manded since the beginning of the
numbers of their peers, a student Back into Effect protest. Two of them opened Wed-
locator number will be set up Under Wednesday's settlement, nesday.-
soon. the July 1 parking regulations- The personnel first started the
Another vote of confidence in with the exception of the new free protest because they felt the new
the Centrex system has come from lots-go back into effect, after a July parking regulations too harsh.
Mrs. Rachel Schlecht, Centrex one month moratorium, in the Of the area's 900 free parking
operator supervisbr. She viewed area west of Beal St. on North places, 800 were converted to paid
See 'TRANSITION,' Page 2 Campus. In the area east of Beal parking.
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We still have some
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AVAILABLE
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like an upperclassman
IT WILL BE A DAM SHAME IF YOU DO
BUY YOUR BIKE FROM

SECTION 2
Oakland Universityhi
Group Eleets Music Students Move Hits Tactic
Daily Editor To New Home--by Bus Employed I
As President By GAIL BLUMBERG Firing Edit<
or the first time since its founding in 1892, the University
Journalists Revise School of Music will make a major move-from central campus to But Evaluates Sur
a new building on the North campus.
Principles for Press The school began in. rented rooms of Newberry Hall until it Which Sparked Fi1
By DEBORAH BEATTIE acquired the use of the Maynard Street building in 1893. Following As 'Probably Inval
By DE ORA B IEr direct University affiliation in 1920 and a growth of curriculum and
Associate Eitorial Director enrollment, Burton Memorial Tower was built in 1940. While plans By'KENNETH WINTER
ewere pending for a new building Managing Editor
MINNEAPOLIS - The United on North campus, a major portion special To The Daily
States Student Press Association of Lane Hall was allocated for
elected Daily Editor H. Neil Berk- use by the music school. eMINNEAPOLISFOar firing
son president at its third annual Sho oe editor of the Oakland Obs
onres s thiSchool Moves his school's student paper,
congress this summer. I This semester the, entire school land University Chancellor
Berkson, who defeated Joe will be moved to a new three- ward B. Varner has drawn
Scully of New York's St. John's story building on North campus. -e censui'e from the United E
mn North Campus have reached University, will hold office for Burton Memorial Tower will be Student Press Association.
'one year. He succeeds Roger Ebert utilized' for music classes for non Bttesuen orait
ge area pictured is not a parking of the University of Illinois.B ic sch students h udent wournalist
nnel parked t eir cars there for In a series of plenary sessions, a nA special bus service run by the ed unkind word for
eement reached last Wednesday the association revised its Code. University will go directly to the MMetzger, theeditor whom V
of Ethics and passed resolutions music school from the bus'terminal fired. An the offreden
dealing with freedom and respon- at the junctions of East U., North.. thoughts on how to prevent
sibility of the student press, ac- U., and Washtenawicidents from nw on
our Actions
cess to news sources and the role Music school classes will begin Specifica UrSPA took
Li fre e L o t of printers. I on the half hour starting at 8:30.jwiforactios tk
Written Guarantee Buses will leave central campus with four actions taken by
i In the resolution on freedom and at 15 minutes after the hour and chancellor of the-Rochester, A
But their underlying complaint institution.'
responsibility of the student press, will return from ."North campus -
was "lack of communic'ation" with the congress declared that the 15 minutes before the hour. 1) "His confiscation of a
the administration. The protesters student press should be "finan- Double the Room curate newspaper story befc
said that they received "only a cially and physically separate from The new building contains 130 could be published;
month's notice" on /the parking the university," and in cases piano practice rooms and 10 organ e diste al Ohs
regulations, though the date was where this is not possible, should practice rooms on the first floor. foratot emptig t pakn anb
have a written guarantee of free- A rehearsal hall for band and
set several months in advance. dom from external control. orchestra was built as well as a tive, factual record of Va
The University pointed out that -Furthermore, the resolution de- hall for student recitals which actions;
the regulations were approved in clares that no faculty advisor or seats 247 people. 3) His threat to suspend I
April by the Senate Advisory Com- university board should have the The. building contains a listen- M'"ger, the student, for actio
mittee on University Affairs, and power of prior censorship or the ing room with 76 stations, a gen- Metzger, the editor, ad
the proceedings published in the right to establish advertising pol- eral music library, band, orchestra.t of grrn4 "His ban without due p
Senate minutes later that month. icies. and choir libraries, as well as the oMetzger from any i
This, it was believed, was suffi- In order to emphasize the in- David Mattern Resource Library sponsored Unkind Word
cient notice. dependence of the student press, for Music education. All of these UA'nkindWrd
-The parking regulations are an the declaration calls for a dis- features are open to music school USSPA's unkind word for i
extension of the parking plan con- claimer on the editorial page ex- students. A STUDENT uses the still- ger was its assei'tion thata
cept which was initiated on Cen- plaining that the editorial opin- Twenty classrooms which seat uncompleted nusic school li- survey which Metzger attem
tral Campus in 1955. The Univer- ions are not necessarily those offrom 24-48 students are also in brary. Other pictures of the new to take-the survey whicht
sity converted many central cam- See USSPA, Page 3 the building. building are on Page 5. See 'STUDENT PRESS,' Pai
pus parking spaces to "paid" at ..:"L.. .:"[. .. ."ggA .............A......."........ .. .A....... . . -.5 . }:...L.. ... sm ?
that time.
The parking plarn concept in-__
cludes all three campuses of the - - -
University - Central Campus - -
North Campus and Athletic Cam- ~~~-- - -=---
pus. They are part of a long-range --,
expansion planning program which _- _
has tentatively planned new build
ings, walks, streets and parking = i }.5_ . -
facilities a decade into the future
ISTATE STREET AREA ASSOCI"AT ION
.L ACCESSORIES A ABR HA
R BIKES ...
ALL NEW AND
BAS KETS--~Y LELfH
-to help you carry K I K I I
things
LIGHTS STUDENTS *
To hel 1. Men's and Women's
e. yo s" n
h STA EtTEESTAE'StreetAreaO

the dark FASHION SHOW
f-_ Merchants at their gala
BELLS GET ACiUAINTED n front of
Fol lett's Bookstore
-T©o help you annoy f
people (322 S. State Street)
L FRIDAYAUGUST 28 4p.m.
LOCKS,
-To help you keep
yr bike yoursW*
BIKE COVERS 2.OPEN HOUSE at 3. THE MANDRELL
-How would YOU State Street Stores SINGERS
feel sitting 4-8 p.m. performing in front of
outside naked?N:
with free gifts and Follett's Bookstore
refreshments 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Courtesy of
N'T STATE STREET AREA (In the event of rain the Mandrell Singers
m . - A T\- will perform in Hill Auditorium)
AA~DCIAMT' Ai

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