The Michigan Daily-Friday, December 11, 1981-Page 3
The Department of Theatre and Drama Presents
THE H S O
Student newspaper editor
.suspended for racism
Dec. 2-5 & 10-12
'1 ~Tickeus: PTP Office
(Michigan League) 764-045()
By JANET RAE
The editor in chief of the Wayne State
University student newspaper was
harnded a five-day suspension yesterday
tifor Falleged racism reflected in two
items he published, said Ann Fracassa,
The South End's managing editor.
Wayne State's board of publications
will take final action on E. Dale Lee's
. casp next Tuesday, following further
examination of the charges, editors of
the newspaper said. Action could in-
clude either firing, further suspension,
THE ALLEGATIONS against Lee
were brought to the board's attention
last month when students demanded he
be .fired following publication of what
they termed a racist editorial cartoon. -
The syndicated cartoon, captioned
"How many honkies are in this pic-
ture?" depicted five black men drib-
bling, basketballs and a white man
dressed in a Ku Klux Klan-like outfit
I really think they're
going to fire me. This
could damage my career'
-E. Dale Lee
editor in chief,
The South End
carrying a club. Lee said the cartoon
was meant to be a statement on
stereotypes. It was also published in the
Further uproar was raised Tuesday
after Lee approved a headline on a rape
story which identified the suspect as
"I HARDLY think running a headline
describing a rapist is racist," Lee said.
"I feel description of a rape suspect is
very important to our readers. Every
specific detail can be of help.,,
According to Lee, reports of dissent
against him have been exaggerated by
two student groups organizing rallies
protesting Lee's actions. He said the
"They(student organizers)' were so
embarrassed by the turn out. they
first rally in November drew fewer
than 15 students, not 75 as reported by
Detroit area newspapers.
SLeesaid last year's editor in chief
was handed a 10-day suspension
because of similar, charges of racism
for his editorial support of the Ku Klux
Klan marches in Greensboro, N.C. That
editor was black.
"I think that finally they (the
publications board) couldn't take the
heat and wimped out on us," he said.
"Even though my lawyerthinks they
have flimsy evidence, I really think
they're going to fire me on Tuesday,"
Lee said. "This could damage my
Members of the board of publications
could not be reached for comment.
H APPENINGS NMU head
A rally will be held in the Diag at noon today on issues
from businesses involved in South Africa. Speakers will
.Kumalo, Ali Mazrui,Jemadari Kamara, and Perry Bullard.
AAFC-double feature, Reggae Sunsplash, 7 & 10:20 p.m., Roadie,
;8:40 p.m., Aud. A, Angell Hall.
CG-Wolfen, 7 & 9:15 p.m., Lorch Hall.
C-double feature, Jonah Who Will Be 25 In The Year 2000, 7 p.m. Get
Out Your Handkerchiefs, 9 p.mp., Nat. Sci.
MED-Oliver, 6:30 & 9:15 p.m., MLB 4.
Public Health-The Cost of Cotton & The Turtle People, noon, SP II Aud.
Nuclear Engineering-Charles Boley, "Dynamics of Pairs of Atoms in a
Fluid," 3:45 p.m., White Auditorium/Cooley Bldg.
Anthropology Dept. Colloquium-Jocelyne Guilbault, "Fieldwork on St.
Lucia," 4 p.m., 2203 Angell Hall.
AstroFest 105-Jim Loudon, "Space Shuttle: What Lies Ahead," latest
NASA Shuttle films, 7:30 p.m., MLB 3.
American Civil Liberties Union of Washtenaw County-Susan Hartman,
Carol Hollenshead, Ken Morse, Zena Zumeta, "Too Old for What," a
discussion of age discrimination, 7:30 p.m., Pendleton Rm., Michigan Union.
South and Southeast Asian Studies-Bruce Cruikshank, "The Cayetano
Sanchez Explanation of Jose Rizal's Attacks on the Franciscans: Outline,
Critique, and Discussion of the Argument," noon, Commons Rm., Lane Hall.
History Dept./South' and Southeast Asian Studies-A. L. Basham,
"Asoka Reconsidered," 3 p.m., East Cont. Rm., Rackham.
Wholistic Health Council-Mike Whitney, "Attitudinal Healing," 7:30
p.m., 229 Angell Hail.
Extension Service-Craig Smith, "Proposal Writing in Process," 9a.m.-
3:30 p.m., Pendelton Rm., Union.
Ann Arbor Chinese Bible Class-7:30 p.m., Reformed Church. For info
or rides call 996-4297 or 764-9431.
International Student Fellowship-7 p.m., 4100 Nixon Rd., for info. call
CEW-Single mother's support group, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., second floor,
Huron Valley National Bank Bldg., North Univ. & S. Thayer
Michigan University President John
Jamrich yesterday proposed creation
of a higher education planning com-
mission to promote further coor-
dination among colleges in an era, of
"change, turmoil and realignment."
Jamrich made the proposal in
remarks prepared for a budget hearing
before'Gov. William Milliken.
Jamrich's planning commission for
higher education would be charged
during its three-year life with coor-
dinating the activities of agencies con-
cerned with colleges, gathering
pertinent information, consulting with
the governor and Legislature on a coor-
dinated approach to higher education
and, finally, submitting a plan for
cooperation and coordination in the
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Union Arts Programs-"Twelve Days of Christmas,"
"Nine Ladies Dancing," noon, Union lobby.
Theatre & Drama-"The House of Bernarda Alba,"
Blind Pig-Hot CHA, featuring Shaun McShane.
8 p.m., Arena
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ARK-Bowers: Autoharp virtuoso, 9 p.m., 1421 Hill St.
University Dance Company-Four original works by Elizabeth Weil
Bergmann, Gay Delanghe, Vera Embree, and Willie Feuer, 8 p.m., Power
Gilbert & Sullivan Society-"Utopia Limited," 8 p.m., Lydia Men-
Museum of Art-Reading of Dickens'-"A Christmas Carol," by Bert
Hornback, 8 p.m., followed by caroling. Preceded by the Cantabile Brass
Quintet at 7:45 p.m.
School of Music-Horn Master Class, Hermann Baumann, 3:30 p.m.,
Recital Hall; University Choir, Patrick Gardner, conductor, 8 p.m., Hill;
Piano Recital, Elizabeth Howard, MM 8 p.m., Recital Hall; Bassoon Recital,
Rojer Maki, BM, 8 p.m., Hearns.
Committee on Southern Africa-Brown bag lunch with Dumasani
Undergraduate Political Science Association-Wine and Cheese party,
3-5 p.m., sixth floor Haven Hall.
Hillel-Shabbat Services: Orthodox at 4:45, Conservative at 5 p.m., din-
ner at 6p.m., 1429 Hill St.
Zen Meditation Retreat-Zen Master Samu Sunim, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 2215
Packard, Apt. 6.
Humane Society of Huron Valley and the Ann Arbor Jaycees Women's
Auxiliary-Christmastime Pet Food Drive, at: local A&P stores, local
Kroger stores, Buster's Food Mart on Packard, Ann Arbor Pet Supply on
Packard, Padare Lane Pet Supply on Packard, IGA in Dexter, Polly's
Market in Whitmore Lake, IGA in Manchester.
Office on the Human Sexuality Advocates-An end of term coffee hour
for gay staff and students, 5-7 p.m., 802 Monroe St.
Univ. duplicate Bridge Club-Open game, 7:30 p.m., Union.
V Black Women's Ed. Policy & Res. network & CEW-"New Directions &
Developments in Education: Impact Upon Black Women & Girls," 9:30-3
p.m., Rackham Lec. Hall.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of:
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI. 48109.
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Enter the 1982
National Collegiate Oratory Competition
THE THOMAS M. COOLEY LAW SCHOOL
Write and deliver from memory a 10-minute
original speech defending.your position on one
of these topics:
" STRIKING PUBLIC EMPLOYEES:
Banish them or bargain with them?
* CASINO GAMBLING: Boost to the econ-
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" NUCLEAR POWER: A boon to mankind
or a threat to our children?
" USURY: Anachronism or extortion?
* PORNOGRAPHY: Legitimate business or
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oral audition, and finally before
and a panel of Michigan court
One overall winner receives a full tuition schol-
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Two runners-up each receive half tuition scholar-
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To be eligible you must be an undergraduate
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