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Wednesday, October 10, 1973


Page Seven

Wednesdoy, October 10, 1973 THE MICHIGAN DAILY


Moody Blues' concert sold out
By JEAN LOVE office even opened for sales, there Paul Harr, UAC-DAYSTAR rep-
It was one huge camp-out that were 725 concert-freaks milling resentative, was first in line,
lasted for almost two days. around the auditorium. staked out in front of the ticket
That was the scene at Chrisler By the time the box office opened office at one pm. Sunday. He was
Arena Sunday, Monday and yester- at 10 a.m. yesterday morning there also the one who volunteered to
day as anxious souls waited to get were well over 3,000 people in line. organize the confusion.
their hands on Moody Blues tic- TENTS DOTTED the hills around Harr made sure that everyone
kets. the building, along with shiveringI was in their place during roll call,
Tents, sleeping bags, grills and solitary figures huddled in blank- which was taken about every three
joints surrounded the drowsy ets. Some people were trying to hours during the wait. If someone
clumps of bodies which winded get in a little studying amidst the wasn't in their exact place in line
around Chrisler four times. More chaotic atmosphere, using flash- during roll call, they were scratch-
than fifteen hours before the box lights for reading. ed from the list.

Come Alone Tonight
(singles night)
OPEN 'TIL 2:00
A moving experience in sound and light

Mini-courses start
(Continued from Page 1) "We are shaking up the theater
cause Trueblood Aud. can only seat department," B o r o s continues,
200 students. "and keeping a close ear to stu-
But Richard Meyer, theater pro- dent opinion." He adds that drama
gram director urges students to be students have complained of "a
patient. "He (Miller) will return lack of variety and depth in class
to campus this spring for all those offerings."
who missed him," Meyer says. "In a mini-course, we are able
In his capacity as adjunct pro- to satisfy students, at least for a
fessor, Miller is expected to teach short time," says Boros.
two mini-courses each year. "We The format of the
expect him to have exposure at all The formtd the program, he
not adds, solved the problems of "costs
levels in the University, ntjut and their (the course teachers)
in the theater department," Meyer previous commitments" which in
points out. ( the nas havemd e1ti


GARY MYNAR, '73, who was j
730th in line, claimed that the tic-
ket line was "disgustingly organiz-
Organized as it was, the wait was
long. One student even claimed
that the wait wasn't worth it. "The
Moody Blues are shitty in concert,
and the acoustics in Chrisler are
EACH PERSON in line was only,
allotted six tickets, which pre-
vented mass - buying. But even
so, with the banks closed on Mon-
day for Columbus Day, many peo-
ple were madly scrambling around
for loans.
Village Corner, usually a popu-
lar place for late-night check-cash-
ing wised up when they were sud-
denly sw.ymped with checks. They
eventually put up a sign indicat-
ing they weren't about to fund the'
concert. No. checks over $5.00 over
the amount of purchase was allow-
ed, so most people had to rely on
rich friends for extra cash.
The Moody Blues will be at
Chrisler Nov. 8.
Originally, any extra seats left
were to have gone on saleuin the
Michigan Union today. But, the
concert was sold out.

The easure
ofam er
rmajy be taimn
in the measure
of its men,
in the beginning there was
Isaac Hecker.
He founded the order in
1858 and his aim was to create
an order of priests who would
be able to meet the needs of
the North American people as
they arose in each era, each
age. Modern priests who
would be modern men.
Part of the success of this
order, he believed,would lie in
the fact that each man would
be himself, contributing his
own individual talents in his
own way for the total good.;
"The individuality of man,"he
said, "cannot be too great
when he is guided by the
spirit of God."
And that is just what the
Paulists are-individualists.
We're proud of our men and
of each and every individual

contribution-great and small.
Whether the Paulist keeps
boys off city streets by restor-
ing and re-planting a city park
or wins awards for a remark-
able TV series-he is responding
to the needs as he sees them.
Wherever he serves-in a
parish or an inner city school
... a youth center or on
campus ... a welfare shelter
or in a prison ... joining a
senior citizens group or in
radio, television or publishing,
the Paulist is making his own
contribution, and keeping alive
Father Hecker's dream.
After all, there is a lot to
live up to and an order is only
as good as its men.
For more information send
exciting new vocation kit of
articles, posters and
write to.
Father Donald C. Campbell,
Room 101
415 West 59th St., NewYork, N.Y.10019

Doily Photo by TERRY McCARTHY
SGC elections
An enormous line of two students overwhelms elections overseers at a SGC voting table. Voter turn-
out on the first of the three day elections was later described as "moderate" by SGC Administrative
Vice-President David Fowler. Fowler also said that SGC's new 10-10-10 constitution, in effect as of
this election, is generating "a lot of confusion and frustration" among voters.


MILLER'S attraction is obvious,
according to Meyer. "Everyone
knows Arthur Miller through his
plays, of course, and through his
liberal political views.
"We want to give students a
chance to see what the man is
really like," he adds.
While the mini-course usually
merits only one hour credit, the
Miller course shows the workload
can be quite heavy.

nent hiring of such people prohibi-
AS WITH THE Miller course,
student reaction has been highly
enthusiastic. "Students who were
enrolled in that course are now
meeting on their own to further
their interest," Boros says. "They
couldn't have been more fired-up.
There wasn't an unhappy or dis-
appointed student in the group."
Other courses offered in the mini-

Poet delights Lt
By EILEEN LOEHER - of creative writing at Brown Uni-
He could have been a business versity. He has won awards fori
executive in his dark grey suit, his poetry from both the Academy1
red shirt, and blue tie-that is, un- of Arts and Letters and the Black
til he began to breathe life into his Academy of Arts. His latest book:
poetry. Then, Michael Harper, 35, of poetry is called Debridement.
was a poet -engrossed in a world English Prof. Robert Hayden,
vibrant and rich with tradition. also a poet, introduced Harper andI
As the audience of professors,! described his "originality and in-

graduate students, and underclass-
men listened to him read his poet-
ry yesterday afternoon in the
Modern Language Bldg., they too'
could feel the life of his poetry.
There was a musicality to his
writing, growing out of rhythms
founds in blues and jazz. As the
Brooklyn-born poet put it, "Poetryr
is language-a kind of musical!
idiom. Poetry is .something that
can't be contained."
HARPER IS currently director4

tensity of vision" as combir
"folklore and the elementalv
sophostication to produce d
bitter, disturbing human truth
The first poem Harper r
"Message to Robert Hayden",
dedicated to his longtime fr
and poetic influence. Hayden
not heard the poem before or e
known of its existence.
"I like to surprise even myse
said Harper with a grin. T
after reading poems dedicated

d to:

some other friends, he read poetry
that dealt with his tradition and
the life he has lived.
I WAS born in Brooklyn, New
York, in 1938," he told the group.'
"I didn't know I was depraved or
deprived. I thought I was lucky."
One of the reasons Harper cited
for this attitude was theropportun-
ity to see "the greatest athlete I
have ever seen play ball, Jackie
Robinson." The poem dedicated to,
Jackie, "Blackjack", had a haunt-
ing lyric of Jackie's struggle
which leaves, as the poem de-
scribes, "the answered answer still
to come."
After the reading, listeners
flocked to Harper to express their
delight in his poetry. They seemed
to be particularly taken by the
poetry's language, as well as the
insights it provided into the Amer-
ican experience.
Perhaps they were thinking of
images like this one from "Hom-
age to the New World":
The new world, if misery had a

EACH COURSE has a faculty! course program range from "As-
advisor. In this case, Meyer will pects of Ancient Egyptian Life and
give three background lectures on Thought," a lecture series dealing
Miller's plays starting Nov. 2 be- with Egyptian culture, Hellenistic
fore the famous University alum- Egypt and hieroglyphics to poetry
nus delivers four informal talks of discussion sessions led by poets
Donald Hall and C. K. Williams.
his own. All of Miller's plays areDC
required reading for the course. Mini-courses can still be added
The mini-course program got off this term, although they do riot'
to an auspicious beginning early count towards fulfilling distribution
last month with mime artist Char-: or concentration requirements. Stu-
les Metcalf. Speech Prof. Donald dents are urged to call POINT-30
Boros, the mime mini-course's fac- for more mini-course information.
ulty advisor, explains, "The whole
idea was to provide students with{
exposure to a new area and to givet RELIABLE
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Are you interested in helping fellow students, lost in
the academic jungle?
Or are you just looking for something fun, even ful-
filling to do between classes?
student staffed, peer counseling center needs volunteers.
COURSE MART COMMITTEE, operating through
the some office, also needs volunteers.
Check us out in 1018 Angell Hall anytime: talk to Seth,
Patty, Mary, or Penny. OR come to our Counselor orien-
tation meeting WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11, 7:30 p.m.-
1018 ANGELL HALL. 763-1552.


Wednasday, October 10 Computing Ctr.: T. Schriber, "Inter-;
aal Logic of the GPSS Simulator &
DAY '~ILENDAR Extension of Basic GPSS Concepts,"
Commission for Women: Regents' Seminar m. Comp. Ctr., 7:30 pm.
Rm., Admin. Bldg.. noon. Paleontology, Geology. Mineralogy,
Ctr. Russian, B. Europen Studies: H. Sigma XI: Case Memorial Lect., E.
Dewey, "Russian Holy Fools: Sceptic1 Kauffman, curator, Smiyhsonia i Inst.
s eer" ane Hall Comons & prof., G. W. Univ., "The Early Evo-
noon. lution of Caribbean Reef Communi-
Anatomy:i .V. Sottlurai, '"Polkissen ties," Rackham Amph., 8 pmn.
"ells & Renin Secretion," 4804 Med. Music School: D. Mehtappiano, SM
Sci, II, 1:10 pm. Recital Hall, 8 pm.

- ,..

Anthropology Mini-Course: H. Schu-
macher, "videotape for the Social
Scientist," TV Ctr., 310 Maynard, 2 pm.
Ethics, Religion Office. Swami Sreed-
har, "Yoga as A Way of Life," Angell
Hall, Aud. A. 3 pm.
Psych Film Series: "Multiple Man,"
"Monkeys, Apes & Man," Aud. B, An-
Bell Hall, 4 pm.,
Physics Colloquium: J. Tyson. Bell
Labs, "New Search for Bursts of Gra-
vitational Radiation-Do Weber Pulses
Exist?" P-A Colloq. Rm., 4 pin.
Statistics: M. Woodroofe, "Zipf's
Law" 3227 Angell Hall, 4 pm.
Chemical Engineering: "The FOR-
TRAN IV Programming Language III,"
Nat. Sci.' Aud., 7:30 pm.

University Players: Shaw's "St.
Joan," Power Ctr., 8 pm.
Baratin: French House, 613 Oxford
Rd., 8 pm.
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25% OFF
our bdies ourselves, summerhill,
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Would be a rifle cocking.
for the U-M Gilbert & Sullivan Society's production of
THURS. & FRI.-Oct-. 11 & 12
7-11 p.m.-Hobby Shop, Mich. Union
QUESTIONS? Coall Eric, 761-8361

(near Washfenaw) Ann Arbor
Call 6639165 for information

Why do some people think
Budis sort of special?
Go ahead and find out why!

Thursday, Friday, Saturday-October 11, 12, 13


What a bargain
for two semesters
ONLY $10
(campus area)




" OCT. 18, 19, & 20
The New Gil Evans 20 Pc. Orchestra
" OCT. 25 (one night only)

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