THE MICHIGAN DAILY'
Sunday, October 29 1972
Page Ten THE MICHIGAN DAILY Sunday, October 29, 1972
Communists occupy 12 hamlets
as cease-fire deadline nears
(Continued from Page 1) for the ceremony had been agreedsinger has virtually ruled the Oct.
The French informants said the upon. 31 date out, however, because oft
preparations were precautionary Meanwhile, North Vietnamese differences remaining to be nego-1
and centered on accommodation, kept the pressure on President tiated.
Nixon to sign the agreement by In Stockholm, Viet Cong foreign'
press facilities, communications Tuesday, a deadline publicly set minister Nguyen Thi Binh told a
and the like. There was no word by Hanoi. rally of 5,000 that Nixon must bear
from the French that a firm date Presidential advisor Henry Kis- full responsibility if the draft treaty
is not signed by Tuesday.
McGovern forces mass for last try
(Continued from Page 1) it going to "twos" and "threes." are expected to turn out at the
leaning toward McGovern; three Debbie DeSchweinitz, a key fig- polls.
is for undecided voters; and four ure in the local McGovern polling Local McGovern headquarters is
is for voters definitely favoring forces, terms the operations "per- polling only the student-dominated
Richard Nixon. suasion canvassing." She says the Second Ward, while other area
The McGovern campaign will purpose is to identify the voters Democratic offices are canvassing
concentrate on voters rated two or who might be influenced, and get the rest of the city.
three, reasoning that those are the them to the polls to vote. DeSchweinitz says the focus is
only voters likely to be influenced Latest polls indicate that voter not on percentage figures of voter
at this late -date, turnout may be a key to Mc- support for McGovern, but on ob-
Teicher says that the McGovern Govern's chances. An estimated 75 taining the names and addresses
forces plan to distribute nearly a per cent of all Republicans are of undecided voters.
million pieces of literature in the expected to vote, while only about However, sketchy figures col-
state before the election-most of 50 per cent of Democratic voters lected on the Second Ward indicate
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(Continued from Page 1) work at the Gregory speech.
of the community to get together that rate, by the end of the ye
an dicuss y probles facet by we could have 1,000 people," G
and discuss problems faced by speculates. "If everybody brin
minority students at the Univer- a friend, just- think. With 2,0
sA ording to director Gill, the concerned, aware people, you cou
turn the University upside down
CBC performs a unique function CBC has scheduled Julian Bo
within the University in that it Jesse Jackson, and Ossie Da
tries to serve the needs of minority for appearances later in the ye
students, including poor whites, and plans to present an off-Bro
who find themselves in a largely wypa TeBakEprec
upper - middle' class white col- way play "The Black Experienc
lege.a multi-ethnic show.
"The University has done noth-
ing in terms of changing the me-"
chanisms it uses in dealing with
minority students," Gill explains.
The tensions that result from
this situation, according to Gill, (Continued from Page 1)
could lead to racial problems, al- tended to inform faculty where t
though such tensions may have majority of literary college s
just originated out of misunder- dents stand on grading reform.
standings about differences in life On the ballot the first questi
style asks, "Do you favor grad
Although Gill admits that those changes?" If your answer is "ye
who might benefit most from CBC- you are asked to vote on one
sponsored programs may not both- three proposals.
er to attend them, he is optimis- A curriculum committee propo:
tic that even large-scale events gives students and faculty mu
can foster some'interaction. , ple grading options. Instruct
He reports that over 100 peo- could grade A, B, C, D/no rec
ple, for example, signed up to with optiomal pluses and minu
-____ _----or on pass/no record scales.
Students would have severalc
Few issues in tions concerning the recording
this grade by the registrar, inch
ing A, B, C, D/no record, A,
student election C/no record and pass/no recor
In a proposal presented by t
(Continued from Page 1) Committee on Undergraduate E
Community Coalition also offers cation,(CUE), all 100 and 200-le
the most detailed plan to combat courses would be graded pass,
sexual discrimination, seeking a record. Students in their first t
free child care center for all wo- years would be allowed to t
men who work for or attend the other courses either pass/no rec
University and urging the publi- or A, B, C, D/no record.
cation of staff salaries to prevent Juniors and seniors would a
"sexist policies." have limited pass/no recordc
Unlike the other parties, how- tions.
ever, Community Coalition have A "merger proposal" would co
further claims that "the University bine the first two.
has an obligation to assist those All three proposals specify ti
women who choose to terminate failing grades will be abolished
their pregnancy." Members of the curriculum co
Another new party, Students mittee feel that their propo
United for Rational Effort (SURE), allows greater freedom for b
suggests no programs or outline
for action, and discusses only the -
need for an effective Council.
Independent candidates include
Margaret Miller and Curtis Stein-
Miller advocates a stronger role
in} child day care centers, feminist t
activities, and the establishment
of a sexual information center.
Like members of the establishedn
parties, she wants to "tclean up"
Steinhauer has emphasized the
need to curtail spending on special
groups and instead concentrate on
projects designed for all students.
Although most of the parties, de- S
spite bickering, agree for the most
part on the basic issues. David
Hornstein's Bullshit Party, unde-
batably offers a real, if unusual,
Promising to do "nothing of con-
sequence," he favors moving SGC
meetings to local bars, "where
they really belong," and settin M
up a student marijuana coopera
promise of an early cease-fire
could be "another bluff by the
N~iv drmnertn toivri
l xon aa mustration -to cover up ,wn
continued criminal aggressions
after the Nov. 7 elections.
Besides the actual fighting for . (Continued from Page 1)
territory, communist c o m m a n d with his teeth snarling. I slowly,
doryents capturedin Binh Dinh slowly backed away. Then I ran as
documents capturedindinhtDibt fas as I could to the gate."
province last week indicated both The canvassing game is an ex-
sides also are waging a flag cam- citing one; you never know what
paign. adventure lurks behind the next
Viet Cong -soldiers have been or- door.
dered to carry at least two flags Colgan discovered an unknown
and political cadres have received relative while in Warren. "As I
instructions to stockpile 100 flags was leaving a house there I- men-
for each hamlet they control and tioned to the lady that her last
1,000 flags for each village. name was the same as my grand-
)n the doors
Of course, such extraordinary
incidents are infrequent. Canvass-
ing, however, is far from dull, for
it carries its own rewards.
"I talked five ladies in Warren
into voting for McGovern," re-
lates Al Balaka, a McGovern
worker and University student.
"Although five out of thousands
isn't much, I felt like a accom-
plished something. That's nice to
McGovern support to be almost
eight times that for Nixon, the
difference mainly due to the ward's
large student population.
DeSchweinicz says that although
some respondents are reluctant to
talk to canvassers, she thinks
opinion trends that the canvassers
discovered are "very accurate."
Partial figures indicate other
wards will be far less decisively
pro-McGovern than the Second
Ward. For example, Terry 0'-
Rourke, Fourth Ward canvassing
coordinator, predicts that the
Fourth Ward voting "will be very
The Fourth Ward is traditionally
Republican, but O'Rourke claims
the canvassers have found an un-
expected amount of McGovern
support in the area.
Local party headquarters have
begun sending canvassers to the
more conservative portions of the
county, such as Livonia and Milan.
Much of the McGovern forces'
emphasis until election day will
be placed on these areas.
father's. She replied, 'Oh, hi! I'm
your great aunt!"
students and faculty to create the D
the best possible atmosphere for edu-
tu- cation and grading.
They believe that the CUE pro-
ion osal would not adequately re- -
pare a student for the "shock of
s in the last two years ATTENTION STUDENTS: Applica-
ofgrading"i h at w er tions have arrived for exam for Civl
of when grading counts for admission Service Summer Jobs. First exams in
to graduate schools and for jobs. Jan.; you must apply by NOv. 24 for
)Sal JAN. 6 Exam.
lti- Literary c o 11 e g e government City of Portland, Maine: Summer
ors president Jay Rising and Educa- IPlanning Intern Prog. open to grad
ord tional Change Advocate John Re- with following background in public
ses vitte charge that the curriculum admin., govt, law, poi science. Applies
committee proposal will merely fo- and info avail.
op- cus more attention to 'getting INTERVIEW:
of grades and less on actual learn- a
lu-ing. Camp Mataponi, Maine Girls. Will
interview Thurs., Nov. 2, 10 to 2. Open-
B, Students, they say, will spend ings cover waterfront, handsports, fine
d. even more time searching through arts, camperaft and tripping, super-
the catalogs looking at courses for visory Group Heads, age 20 plus. Reg-
du- "grade appeal" rather than edu- aster by phone or in person.
vel cational value. However, with the - --
/no CUE proposal requiring all 100
wo and 200-level courses to be graded
ake pass/no record, students could ex-
ord plore areas of study that ordinar- Have a flair for
ily would be avoided for fear of artistic writing?
lso doing poorly, they say. If you are interest-
op- All four proposals, including the drama, dance, film,
side favoring no grading changes poetry, and music.
m- at all, will be discussed in an opena or writing feature
metngMndya-8:30 p.m. in= stories about the
meeting Monday at :3 m narts: Contact Arts
hat Aud. A Angell Hall. E d I t o r, c/o The
. Each side will outline its pro- Michigan Daily.
m- posal and state arguments for
sal adoption and later answer ques-
Canvassing in pouring rain is
certainly not a appealing sport,
but it too, has its positive side.
"People feel like you really believe
what you're doing if you are will-
ing to go door to door in the rain,"
says Balaka. "They appreciate
that. Even Nixon people invited
me to come inside."
Most audiences are receptive to
the McGovern workers, according
to Ron Arlas, a campus coordina-
tor for the Second Congressional
"Though having a door slammed
in your face is common," Arlas
says, "reactions on the whole are
reasonable. People who are unsure
of whom they will vote for appre-
ciate our answering their ques-}
tions about McGovern and about
the literature we send them."
As well as serving the second
district, Ann Arbor McGovern-
Shriver headquarters sends can-
vassers to Adrian, Detroit, and
several Detroit suburbs.
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THE OFFICE OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS AND THE PROGRAM FOR STUDIES IN RELIGION
A CONFERENCE ON
RELIGION IN THE
AMERICAN ACADEMIC SCENE
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, ANN ARBOR
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Tuesday, October 31
Wednesday, November 1
4 p.m. "Religion in the University
Today: a Panel"
Professor David Noel Freedman, Michigan
Professor Krister Stendahl, Harvard
Professor Theodore Gill, C.U.N.Y.
Professor Robert Bellah, Berkeley
Mr. Theodore Kachel, Moderator
8 p.m. "The Future Role of Universities
in the Education for Religious
Professor Krister Stendahl,
Dean of Harvard Divinity School
"The New Religious
Consciousness and the
Professor Robert Bellah,
Sociology Department, Berkeley
8 p.m. "Religion as an Aesthetic
Professor Theodore Gill,
John Jay College, C.U.N.Y.
Wednesday's sessions are in Auditorium 3
CAROLYN BENEDICT PETER ZETLIN
"It is important to have an extremely
competent woman on the bench. Shir-
"Shirley Burgoyne believes that sexual
preference and possession of mari-