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Latest Deadline in the State

Vol. LXXXVI, No. 160

Ann Arbor, Michigan-Thursday, April 15, 1976

10 Cents Ten Pages

Cy n
C'mon folks, give us a break. We have finals
too. If you ordered a Michiganensian - the cam-
pus yearbook - come on over to the office, at
420 Maynard, and pick up your book. If you want
a book, but haven't ordered one yet, you can
have one for nine smackers. Get your books now,
so we can go home. Please ..
Happenings .. .
... today begin with some fun as Michael Fili-
sky's Mimetroupe performs for free at noon in
the Pendleton Arts Center of the Michigan Union
... then at 2:30 there's an open seminar with
Richard Salant, president of CBS News, in 2549
LSA Bldg. ... the last Hopwood tea of this term
will happen from 2-4 this afternoon in 1006 Angell
Hall ... the Clerical Union will have a special
membership meeting from 5:30 till 6 in the Hus-
sey Rm. of the Michigan League ... presidential
hopeful Eugene McCarthy appears at 7:30 in the
Union Ballroom-... also at 7:30, the Guild House
presents a poetry reading at 802 Monroe, and at
the same time the Spartacus Youth League will
hold a forum in the basement of the Union ...
there is also a discussion of gay and feminist
politics at 7:30 in Rm. 126 of E. Quad ... and
jazz musician Cecil Taylor finishes off the night
with a performance at 8 in the Power Center.
A major breakthrough in the field of birth
control may be in th offing, according to a Massa-
chusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researcher.
An instrument called an Ovutimer has been de-
veloped to detect a woman's fertility period. MIT
researcher Louis Kopito says that although the
device has been tested only on a limited basis.
"it's been very successful in aidng women who
had trouble conceiving to pregnancy." The instru-
ment detects fertility by measuring the fluidity of
cervical mucus within a woman's body, and Ko-
pito says it is "100 per cent safe." The home ver-
sion, which may be available next year, would be
tampon-size and disposable.
Crime does not pay
There's a woman in Canberra, Australia, who
will probably never contemplate stealing. The
would-be thief snatched a shopping bag from
a parked car and then hightailed it to a near-
by cafe to examine the goodies inside. But she
fainted when she emptied the contents onto a
table-a dead cat that had been run over min-
utes earlier by a driver who planned to take
it home and bury it. Police decided not to press
charges against the woman, believing the shock
was punishment enough. Talk about letting the
cat out of the bag...
* The Reno Evening Gazette and the Nevada
State Journal wanted to find out if their classified
column was being read, so they ran two ads, one
offering to sell a Gitzensnorker and another seek-
ing a Witzonsnikle. Several readers caught on
quickly. One man wrote that he would swap his
Ecnediser, which he said he got in trade for an
early model Witsonsnikle, for a newer one. His
Ecnediser, he claimed, has a gas operated ecan-
ruf, automatic four smooreb and a high-intensity
open ceramic nehctik. You can't beat that deal.
Loud mouth
Tampa, Fla. Patrolman David Levins owes his
life to a loud-mouthed 3-year-old. Levins found the

child, Eric Eckert, sleeping in a car parked out-
side a bar late Sunday night. When no one re-
turned to the car Levins decided to take the boy
into custody. As Eric was placed in the squad
car the boy's mother drove up with another per-
son and the officer placed her under arrest for
child abuse. Levins put the boy and his mother in
the back seat of the patrol car for the ride to
headquarters. They had gone five blocks when
Eric piped up, "My mommy has a gun pointed at
you." Levins jumped out of the car, opened the
back door and disarmed her. After the incident
Levins said "Since his mother had her hands
cuffed behind her back, 1 don't think her aim would
have been all that good." But Levins is probably
glad he didn't have to find out.
On the inside...
Editorial Page has a feature by Jim Valk
on drive-in movies ... Arts Page features "Side
One" records in review ... and Sports Page high-
lights coverage of women's tennis.

Inteflex: Students taking the back seat?

"They know how they think Inteflex should be
run, and don't care what we think."
Fourth-year student Dave Cardillo, who voiced
this sentiment, is not the only member of the
6-year combined pre-medical and medical pro-
gram who feels its administration is insensitive
to the ideas and needs of Inteflex students.
SHORT FOR integrated, flexible medical pro-
gram, Inteflex was founded in 1972 by the facul-
ties of the Literary College (LSA) and the Medi-
cal School in an effort to produce a more "com-
petent, compassionate, and socially conscious"
doctor. High School students admitted to the
University under this program are assured of
a place in the Medical School, thus reducing
competitive pressures and broadening medical
education by "integrating" liberal arts courses
within a "flexible" academic framework.
State d(
burn1" ed
By AP and Reuter Security of
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Fire ed 52 persons
destroyed important docu- wounded, mo
ments in Lebanon's parlia- front line s
ment building yesterday C h r i s t i1
and police said it was set eastern sect
by leftist saboteurs. Street from Mosle
fighting escalated around western area
the capital and leftists de- T
monstrated in southern Hoslem hospit
Lebanon against Syrian in- ing five person
tervention in the civil war. 25, police re

Some students, however,. complain that Inte-
flex is neither flexible nor integrated, and is
suffering from academic rigidity and a poor com-
mitment to the development of social aware-
ness. The program's prestigious image, they
charge, often takes precedence over student
Cardillo calls a new rule compelling Inteflex
students to fulfill requirements for either a BA
or BS degree a prime example of the program's
distorted priorities. He also claims that a reduc-
tion in the number of courses offered for a pass/
fail grade was made so that the program could
have an overall grade point average to display.
DR. DONALD BROWN, Inteflex co-director for
LSA, explains that more pass/fail courses are
being graded because faculty morale has been un-
dermined by .students who let their ungraded
course work slip.

Inteflex student Howie Dorne says student
morale is undermined when the faculty demon-
strates so little faith in students' ability to act
"We were accepted into the program partially
for our maturity," Dorne says. "If they don't
think we can handle responsibility now, how can
they expect us to handle it in the future as
SEVERAL STUDENTS argue that, despite its
claims, Inteflex does little to raise the student's
social awareness. Questions of the need for more
doctors in rural and inner-city areas, the role of
preventative versus reactive medicine, and the
economics of health care are raised only by
chance if at all, the critics claim.
Inteflex student Mike Fischman says that
courses in patient care, ethics, and group dy-
namics can only help a student if he or she

has a certain sensitivity to these issues from the
Statistical evidence seems to suggest that sen-
sitivity may indeed be a problem for Inteflex stu-
dents. The 1973 admissions report, evaluating
Inteflex's second class by a number of standards,
rated their "humanitarian service motivation"
lower than any other trait. Among the criteria
considered in this area are status and economic
motivation, and manipulation of others.
FISCHMAN ALSO charges that some courses
are required arbitrarily, which needlessly re-
duces choice.
"The program should give us a choice of re-
quired non-science courses," he says. "I see no
inherent reason why I must take child psychol-
ogy over another psychology course."
Dorne finds the program's flexibility elusive
for another reason. As a math major, instead of
See INTEFLEX, Page 2


fficials report-
killed and 120
ostly along the
eparating the
a n-dominated
ion of Beirut
mm - controlled
RTAR shells hit a
-al in Beirut, kill-
ns and wounding
ported. Moslem

mortarmen responded with vol-
leys on a Christian residential
In Washington, Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger said the
pattern of a political settlement
to the year-old, civil war was
emerging, although passions re-
main high and the situation
"could explode tomorrow."
A police official called the
parliament fire "a premeditat-
ed act of sabotage." Firefight-
ers braved machine-gun fire
and sniper bullets to battle the
blaze that lasted more than an
hour, he said, adding that many
important documents w e r e
burned but over-all damage
was limited.
building near the city's front
lines has been occupied for
two months by several Pales-
tinian and Lebanese leftist mili-
tias. Police said most furniture
and files have been looted or
An emergency session of par-
liament was held in a private
villa last weekend to amend
the constitution so Christian
President Sulieman Franjieh's
term could be cut short and a
new president chosen.
Lebanese Moslems, who now
hold the upper hand militarily,
have demanded Franjieh's re-
moval and more power in the
Christian - dominated political
and economic system as first
AN ESTIMATED 3,000 Pales-
tinians guerrillas and Lebanese
leftists demonstrated in the
Mediterranean ports of Sidon
and Tyre, south of Beirut to
denounce military intervention
by Syria.

LATE NIGHT WRCN DJ John Stoll spins a few platters during the ever unpopular 'grave-
yard' shift.
s rave ard' shift

John Sholl, one of WRCN's late night disc
jockeys, sums up the type of people who
listen to his 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. show' in one suc-
cinct word.
WRCN, the University's student-run AM sta-
tion, provides air time for aspiring disc joc-
keys and a blend of current top forty hits and
golden oldies for the station's listeners, mainly
dorm dwellers.
The first time slot new DJ's like Sholl are
assigned is the early morning "graveyard
shift." Most of them can't wait to get out of
that slot and into one during the daylight
hours, when the listeners are more numerous,
and more awake.

Not John Sholl.
"THIS SLOT is something I enjoy," he says,
reflecting on his late Wednesday might show,
adding, "I don't want a different slot-- this
one gives me a lot of freedom to do pretty
much what I want."
Sholl, a University junior with an angelic
afro of brown curls and an even more an-
gelic grin, likes to play seldom-aired music.
He also describes himself as "not much at
chatter" and the late night slot allows him to
keep in-between record commentary to a mini-
"There's a lot of emphasis on the vocal DJ
in AM radio," Sholl says.
See DJ, Page 10

Regents to discuss budget

When the Galliard Brass Ensemble began an impromptu con-
cert in Nickels Arcade yesterday, the scramble for seats was
on. Some, like this youngster, became seated; others, like
Joe Mesa, became seats.
Picket lines keep out
presidential hopefu s
WASHINGTON, (Reuter) - A picket line kept three Demo-
cratic Presidential contenders, referred to by one of them as the
"Big Three," from addressing a convention of newspaper editors
here yesterday.
But the trin Jimmv C rter TnrvJ acksnn nnd Morris Udall

The University Board of Re-
gents meets today to discuss a
1976-77 budget which will in-
clude a tuition hike, cutbacks in
several service areas, and staff
salary increases.
University President Robben
Fleming and Vice-President for
Academic Affairs Frank Rhodes
will present to the Board a ten-
tative plan based on Governor
Milliken's recommended state
budget. Under the Governor's
proposal the University would
receive $100,000 less from the
state than it received for the
1974-75 fiscal year.
FLEMING, who called Mil-
liken's budget "unfair," said,
"There will have to be cuts in
many areas along with a tuition
increase just to meet costs."
Although the State Senate ap-
proved a bill last Thursday that
would provide the University
with an additional $3 million,
both Fleming and Rhodes be-
lieve that the Governor's plan
will prevail.
"Assuming that there are no

based on anything other than
the Governor's proposal,"
Rhodes added.
BECAUSE today will be the
Regents' first look at the pro-
posed budget, and since the
overall state budget is still in
doubt, the Regents will not vote
on the matter at this meeting.
They may, however, allow Flem-
ing to make the matter public.
"With the Regents' permis-
sion," Fleming said last night,
"I will announce the details of
o u r recommendations tomor-
He was quick to add, however,
that no decision could be made
on the matter until the state

issue is decided.
"WE WON'T know the final
details until we hear from Lans!
ing," Fleming said, "and that
won't be until the end of June at
the earliest."
The Regents will also hear a
report from the Michigan Stu-
dent Assembly (MSA) on their
elections, held last week.
The major issue is the future
of funding for student govern-
ment. MSA is currently subsi-
dized by a mandatory 75-cent
per student assessment.
HOWEVER, students voted to
abolish this system and to in-
See REGENTS, Page 10


Stricken Hearst resting easily

REDWOOD CITY. Calif. (,P)-Patricia Hearst,
in fair condition with a collapsed lung, lay in a
heavily guarded hospital room yesterday after
emergency surgery to insert a tube in her chest.
Doctors at'Sequoia Hospital said the 22-year-old
convicted bank robber was under sedation for
nai bu "i reatiely-aod siris.

BUT HEARST'S appearance was rescheduled
for April 21 after her lawyer telephoned the judge
to inform him of her illness.
Meanwhile, the Alameda County district attor-
ney's office announced it had charged the Har-
rises with Hearst's Feb. 4, 1974, kidnaping.

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