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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, May 31, 1979-Page 3
LSA denies Samoff's appeal on tenure
SARA ANSPACH Samoff's appeal, but did say the corn- on substantive grounds, as well.
iving word from the LSA mittee had discussed their decision "a There have been "maybe five"
ommittee last week that his number of hours and the decision had tenure decision appeals in LSA within
ion appeal has been denied, been "absolutely" difficult the last four years, estimated Galler. He
olitical Science Professor SAMOFF SAID HE is hoping SARC the l sesmate Galer.He
said he is making plans to will be a "more neutral body" than that attributed the low success rate of such
sid the iesityplevel to in charge of the college grievance appeals to the rule that a faculty mem-
al at the University level to nber can only appeal a procedure, and
dvisory Review Committee procedure, which usually uphold its said the departments were usually very
department's decision. Samoff also careful about procedures when making
ciate Dean Bernard Galler said unlike the LSA grievance tenur decision.
uld 'not comment on the procedures which only allow appeal of "That says something itself about the

ehind the LSA Executive
failure to recognize

teure decisions on proea rappeal
ds, SARC procedures allow for appeal

See LSA, Page 10

House committee scraps state primary

LANSING (U P-I)-The House Elections Committee
yesterday voted to scrap Michigan's presidential primary,
which has been unpopular with both Democratic and
Republican officials since its inception in 1972.
Sponsor of the repeal bill, Rep. Alfred Sheridan (D-
Taylor), said voter turnout in the primary dipped from 47 per
cent in 1972 to 36.7 per cent in 1976.
"HOW THE hell can we justify throwing $3 million down
the drain?" he asked.
Four Democrats voted against the move, warning ending
the primary would mean a return to closed, back-room
politics with party caucuses replacing the open vote.
There were indications, however, that the committee
might be open to reviving the primary ina different form.

THE HOUSE overwhelmingly voted to repeal the primary
during the last legislature session, but the measure died in
the Senate.
State Sen. Edward Pierce, an outspoken member of the
Democratic Party's liberal wing, said the old system of party
caucuses was "very frustrating for us in the l960s."
"I think the primary has been p great improvement," the
Ann Arbor freshman said.
MANY DEMOCRATS have been seeking to scuttle the
primary since 1972, when former Alabama Gov. George
Wallace embarrassed party regulars by sweeping the state.
"I think we've got a non-representative primary and I
don't think there is any likelihood of making it represen-
tative," said Rep. Nick Ciaramitaro (D-Roseville).

State group
to lobby for
'no' vote on
draft revival
LANSING (UP!) - A coalition of
civil rights and anti-war groups said
yesterday it will lobby Michigan
congressmen for "no" votes on a plan
to revive the peacetime registration of
18-year-olds for the military draft.
"Michigan, with its 19 members of
the U.S. House of Representatives, will
play a pivotal role in determining the
future of the so-called 'bring back the
draft' movement," said Rose Jackson
of Mount Pleasant, spokeswoman for
the Michigan Committee Against
Registration and the Draft (MCARD).
MCARD spokespersons said they ex-
pect the U.S. House to vote within a
month on legislation requiring persons
who turn 18 after Dec. 31, 1980 to
register for the draft even if the nation
is at peace.
See STATE, Page 9

THREE LEADERS of the Michigan Committee Against Registration and the Draft announce the formation of theirI
coalition in Lansing yesterday. Groups in the anti-draft movement were represented by (left to right) Howard Simon of
the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Rose Jackson from Students Against the Draft, and Bob Lathrop of the
Public Interest Research Group in Michigan (PIRGIM).
t 0 y
is happy to know that they had considered him.' " Registrat
Batting 1.000 for Minnesota Student government has been very, very good to Communi
Bombo Rivera. - Market,
"Last year Bombo Rivera batted .271 for the * Building
Twins. If he wins this election, Bombokwill be bat- the Micl
ting 1.000 for student government," read a cam- Juicy research Hawaiian
paign poster during a recent student government While continuous reseach at the University may p.m., the
election at the University of Minnesota, according bogg down some investigators in serious projects, Delanghe
to the student newspaper. The Minnesota Daily the Florida Department of Citrus approached a less N. Univer
reported that Rivera, the Minnesota Twins academic question: Do consumers like bitter juice? op's Laui
esignated hitter, receiver more than 900 write-in The answer, after testing the taste buds of some 50 p-m. and
votes, in an election as riddled with sarcasm as the Florida consumers, was an unequivocal "no." The 8:40 p.m.
University's student election was battered with .
misnt charesNew Meinnestastudet bdy hdepartment found that the more bitter juice is, the
misconduct charges. New Minnesota student body less people like to drink it. The department also
,esident Sue Grimes received 1,158 votes. Rivera found that the color of the juice makes no difference
6, was supported by a campus group dubbed the to consumers. On the
Committee for Student Apathy (CSA). CSA's cam- Witht
paign literature indicated its members believed HarWih
student government at Minnesota was a joke, and Harrisbu
so, only a farcial candidate was appropriate. Happenings.. reliables
Through interpreter Jose Morales, the favorite of ... begin and end with a marathon reading of mostlyc
Twins fans "said he had no experience in 'politicos Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass" on the Diag showers
Americanos,' but finished high school" in Puerto from 10 a.m. until midnight. The event is a project warmer,
Rico. " 'Bombo wants to thank all his fans at the of Canterbury Loft and Guild House... an anti- the 50s, a
University for selecting him,' Morales said, 'and he draft rally, sponsored by the Committee Against remain ui

ion and the Draft (CARD), will start off at
ity High School, across from-the Farmer's
at 3 p.m., and wind up at the Federal
... tonight is American Heritage Night at
higan League, which will feature a
menu from 5 p.m. until 7:15 p.m..... at 8
ere will be A Dance Concert with Gay
and Dancers in the Dance Building, 1310"
rsity Ave.... FILMS: Ann Arbor Film Co-
ren Bacall Night-THave and Have Not, 7
10:20 p.m.; How to Marry a Millionaire,
,all in Aud. A, Angell Hall.
e outside
he Daily's weather forecasters safely in
rg, Pa., we were forced to depend on more
sources. Look for partly sunny skies (or
cloudy-choose one) with a chance of
and thundershowers. It will be slightly
the high in the mid-70s. The low will be in
ccording to our new sources, who asked to

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