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January 24, 1986 - Image 5

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The Michigan Daily - Friday, January 24, 1986- Page 5

Dartmouth students end
administration bldg. sit-in

HANOVER, N.H. (UPI) - More than 100 students ended
a two-day occupation of Dartmouth College's admin-
stration building yesterday because officials agreed to
suspend classes today to discuss racism and division on
Dartmouth President David McLaughlin and Dean of
Students Edward Shanahan joined the students in singing
"We Shall Overcome" as they left Parkhurst Hall.
More than 200 students and professors occupied the
building Wednesday to protest the destruction of three an-
ti-apartheid shanties on the college green by sledgeham-
mer-wielding students Tuesday. About half of the

protesters maintained the sit-in through Wednesday night
and yesterday.
Laura Dicovitsky, a Dartmouth administration
spokeswoman, said there would be "absolutely no
statement"' regarding disciplinary action against the
Earlier yesterday, McLaughlin and a committee
representing faculty unanimously agreed to suspend
today's classes to discuss in workshops allegations of
racism, violence and disrespect for diversity at Dar-

Norris employed by vice president

Daily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Defendants Bob Krause (left) and Peter Rosset (right) confer with their attorney, Eric Lipson, before their
acquittal last night. Krause and Rosset were two of four protesters charged with disorderly conduct at CIA '
protests last October.
CIA protesters acquitted

(Continued from Page 1)
an analysis of minority student at-
NORRIS SAID that he didn't tell
other memebers of MSA about his job
because he regarded it as a matter of
personal interest.
"Many people are set off about this
because it's so fashionable to be at
odds with the administration," he
"The communication gap between
the administration and the students is
a perpetual problem," Norris added.
"T be at odds with a person who is

this way long before I started working
for Sudarkasa, he said.
"People have to realize that being
active in MSA takes a lot of unpaid
time. It's not hurting anyone, and if
anything it's helping me," he added.
According to Layman, MSA is still
dealing with the issue internally.
MSA Vice President Phil Cole sees
things differently. "The people who
make a big deal out of this have
nothing else to do with their time," he
At some other universities, student
governments have laws against
having a job in a field related to a
student's representation. MSA.

however has no set policy, Layman
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But Lipson said the prosecutor did
not prove this beyond a reasonable
doubt. About 15 witnesses gave dif-
fereing reports of the warning and
subsequent arrest.
"KLINGE SAID he opened the door
twice, some said they saw it open only
once. Some witnesses said the noise
got louder, some said it got softer.
Some said the warning was given
directly to the protesters, but at one
point someone said they heard a
shouted warning," Lipson said.
the defendants agreed that they had
not planned to commit an act of civil
disobedience, to be arrested, or to
stop anyone from an interview.
Bel ast cftiz

"We very much wanted the CIA to
hear our moral reasons for protesting
their recruitment on campus. . . and
we wanted to bring the attention of
people on campus which CIA ac-
tivities we feel are illegal," Rosset
ISKRA SAID he would have stopped
chanting if he heard a warning from
police, and was suprised when the
police came out to make the arrests.
Iskra's father was present for much
of the proceedings, even though he
may not have supported his son's
cause. "I taught him to stand up for
what he believes in, and I thought I'd
come down and support him," he said.
"I'm proud of him."
Several campus officials testified
ens vote ford

yesterday, including safety director'
Leo Heatley, Anne Richter, assistant
director of the office of career plan-
ning and placement, and Tom
Easthope, assistant vice-president for
student services. The defense sent a
subpeona to University Harold
Shapiro, but Shapiro wasn't
The trial began at 9 a.m. with the
selection of the jury, and court
proceedings about 6:30 p.m.
Presiding Judge George Alexander of
the 15th DistrictCourt saidnthe length
of the trial was not unusual con-
sidering the large number of wit-
About 30 people watched the


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BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) - Citizens of this
troubled province lined up under heavy guard yesterday
to vote in parliamentary elections that are the first
popular test of the historic Anglo-Irish agreement signed
in November.
Police said all leaves were canceled and about 25,000
police officers and soldiers were mobilized to guard the
529 polling stations against disruptions by the mainly
Catholic Irish Republican Army or Protestant militants.
No election-related violence was reported.
Voting hours were from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the ballots
are to be counted today.
9 the 15 by-elections were made necessary by the mass
resignation of Northern Ireland's Protestant lawmakers

from the British Parliament to protest the Nov. 15 accord,
which grants the Irish republic a say in the province's af-
They saw it as a weakening of Ulster's union with
Britain and portrayed the elections as a referendum in
which Protestants, who make up at least 60 percent of the
population, could register their opposition.
"If any prime minister rejects the ballot box, then they
are asking for anarchy," said the Rev. Ian Paisley, the
Protestant politician who leads the movement against the
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government has
said it will not be swayed by the by-election results.

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