AMI A Causes Controversy Marcus, Doody Involved

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Tuesday, November 19,1968
Albany Student Press
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AMI A Causes Controversy
Marcus, Doody Involved
The winter sports season is about to begin at Albany State. On the
varsity level, it appears as if both the basketball and the wrestling teams
will be suffering. The freshman teams, although it is always difficult to
predict how well they will do, again look as if they may be hurt by lack
of participation.
The AMIA basketball leagues
are once mote in the process of
taking shape with the close of the
football season and the approach
of winter. Ten teams recently
registered in League I and,
The Great Danes basketball squad has been beset by a number of
misfortunes. Stef Smigiel, who was one of the top substitutes last year,
and was expected to make a valuable contribution to this year's squad,
is no longer in attendance at this school. Bob Wood, who was sidelined
last year with a virus infection, dropped out of school midway through
this semester. Wood, although there was a question of whether or not
he would be given permission by the doctor to play this year, certainly
would have been an important performer if he had participated. A third
setback suffered by the team was the development of calcium deposits
on Scott Price's ankle. Without Price in the lineup, the team will be
woefully lacking for rebounders.
intramural teams against "near
professional" competition, but to
protect the varsity program from
being drained of the best players
who for various reasons chose not
to play varsity ball after having
lettered in it in a previous year.
Both APA and Potter Club have
strong entries in League I. Besides
Doody, the Apagogues will have
center Bill Moon, forwards Jack
Sinnott and Denny Elkin, and
versatile guard Gary Torino—all
returning along with a fine bench.
T h e C l u b , h a r d hit by
graduation, will feature forward
Pat Reed and sophomore Richie
Adams, along with Marcus, in
their hardcourt battles this year.
K a p p a Beta, another strong
contender for League I honors,
will be led by senior Howie Dobbs
and junior Dave Goldstein.
already, controversy has hit the
hardcourts.
The "controversy" centers
around the rosters of two teams
entered in the league. Although
the rotten are not official yet,
both Potter Club and APA have
made It known that they intend
to play former varsity basketball
athletes on their League I entries.
Larry Marcus (Potter) and Tom
Doody (APA) are the students
i n v o l v e d . Each played the
maximum three years of varsity
basketball and are still enrolled
undergraduates at the University.
I would surmise that while the hoopsters will probably still have a
winning record, it doesn't seem feasible that they will be able to secure
the NCAA bid which they barely missed last year.
The varsity wrestling squad is extremely short of wrestlers this year.
While they have a good set of wrestlers in the lower weight classes,
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there is only one man on the squad over 152 pounds. As a result of
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such a large shortage of wrestlers, the team will be able to w.n only if
they capture each of the lower weight classes to stand a chance of
winning.
Photo by Phil Cantor
The rule in question is number
•even under the AMIA rules of
eligibility which states, "Any
undergraduate who has lettered in
a varsity-sport may not also be
competing in intramural AMIA
competition in that sport unless
h e is cleared through the
Intramural Office and the Athletic
Director."
According to the ruling, Coach
Robert Burlingame, coordinator
of intramural athletics, cleared
Doody and Marcus for play.
I m m e d i a t e l y , several
team
captains registered their protests
of the ruling.
In defending his decision,
Burlingame argued that the rule
was developed, not to protect the
Fer
wrestlers taking part in the workouts.
SUNYA Wrestling Squad Opens
Informal Season Against Union
Last Friday, the Albany State
wrestling squad
unofficially
opened their season with a
t h r e e - w a y scrimmage against
Cobleskill Agricultural and
Technical College and Union
College.
In Coach Joe Garcia's words, "I
was very impressed with out
showing and with just a little
more strength of numbers we can
have a fantastic season."
Those
who were m o s t
impressive in the initial encounter
were Seth Ceely, a 12H pound
transfer from Fulton-Montgomery
Community College, Pete Ilanalli
and Kevin Sheehan al 130
pounds, Bobby Kind, a 137
pound transfer student from
Orange C o u n t y
Community
College, Fran Weal at 145 pounds
and Craig Springer at 152 pounds.
In addition, two happy and
unexpected surprises were the
showings of John Howland und
John Ferlins. Both are novices and
wrestling for the first time.
AMIA basketball leagues close as
of Thursday, Nov. 21.
A m e e t i n g to o r g a n i z e
volleyball leagues will be held
Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. in
room 123 of the gym. Those
playing AMIA basketball are not
eligible for volleyball.
Coach Garcia feels with the
addition of a 115 pounder and a
191 pounder or aheavyweight that
this will give the team a chance
for a potentially fine season.
This Thursday, the squad will
host Hudson Valley Community
College in a scrimmage at 4 p.m.
in the second floor wrestling room
of the athletic building.
will belong to her quad team.
However, any group of students,
including commuters, may form a
team independent of the quad
teams by calling Linda Myers at
457-4727 from 7-10 p.m. on the
same night. Each person may
enter no more than two events.
This event is for enjoyment. No
great ability is necessary, one need
merely know how to swim.
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ALBANY, NEW YORK
It
Part Of LA AC BUI Not
To Be Recommended
W M M My
The frosh basketball squad does not appear to have the same trouble
Details
concerning
the
as they have more than enough ball players out for the squad. It would
intramural swim meet to be held
seem that the freshman team may well have an outstanding squad as
on Tuesday, December lOare now
they have a multitude of talent to choose from.
in order. The meet will take place
from 7 to 9 p.m.; all students are
It remains to be seen whether or not the wrestlers will be able to expected to be prompt. It will
salvage a representative showing and whether or not the basketball offer everyone a chance to try out
her racing skill against her fellow
squad will be able to maintain their winning ways despite the loss of
students. So that all competitors
three possible starters.
will be at an equal level of
experience , no intercollegiate
AMIA also promises some interesting developments as League 1 swimmers will be allowed to
competition promises to be particularly stiff this year. APA, who won compete.
Those who wish to enter
the Commissioners Cup last year, has their whole team back and in
c o m p e t i t i o n may sign up
addition pick up a couple of last year's freshman ball players. Potter Thursday, November 21, at the
Club also looks strong as does KB.
dinner tines at all quads. Unless
otherwise specified, each entrant
VOL. i,» n u . « k
UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SUPPORT Campus Chest Week at the
booster table. The highlight of the week's activities, the Telethon, taker
place tonight in the Campus Center Ballroom.
photo by Benjamin
The freshman wrestling squad is suffering from the same lack of
participation. At present, they have only a sprinkling of the projected
Up Against
The Wall
The
Fac u 1ty-Student
Committee
on
Residence
discussed the LAAC policy on
residence changes Tuesday and
Thursday.
Sections I and II of the
rationale, concerning Freshmen
Women's Hours and the sign-out
p r o c e d u r e , respectively were
recommended
to the next
Committee to which the bill will
go, the Student Affairs Council.
However, the remainder of the
bill will not be recommended
until certain terms are specifically
defined.
By having these terms denned
to the point where they catinot be
misinterpreted,
the
Faculty-Student Committee feels
they are helping the students to
get the bill passed in the higher
committees.
However, Bruce Cohen, a
member of the Faculty-Student
Committee, feels that "by leaving
no room for 'misinterpretation,'
the Faculty-Student Committee
denies the rationale of the bill by
leaving no room for the individual
to interpret his own freedoms and
responsibilities."
Those who originally brought
up the rationale now feel that the
bill is being "blown all out of
proportion," and that the whole
point of the bill is being missed,
which is that the students should
be able to live their own lives
w i t h o u t anybody interpreting
cont d to p. l.
The First Annual Campus Chest
Telethon, a 24 hour variety show,
will get under way tonight, 7 p.m.
in the Campus Center Ballroom.
Highlighting the event are such
well-known campus performers as
Judi Ann Wiesen, comedian; Gary
Aldrich and Ellis B. Kaufman,
singers; Kathi O'Neill, dancer;
Dean Sorrell Chesin, comedian;
Neil C. Brown Director of the
Campus Center and of Student
Activities, pianist; and many
others.
This event is being held to raise
money for the Student Mental
Health Work-Study
Interne
Project, which was begun with the
funds raised at the University's
first Telthon, a i d the Academic
Affairs Commission Tutoring
Project.
The a n n u a l
pie-in-the-face
action will be held at 12 midnight
as part of the Telethon. Featured
to be hit with a pie are James
Kahn and several fraternity and
sorority members.
One half hour of the best of the
Telethon performers is being aired
on WRGB-TV on Saturday,
including Gary Aldrich, Ellis B.
Kaufman, Dennis Buck, Gary
Kestifo and Mary Carney, Judi
Ann Wiesen, and Kathi O'Neill.
All will be performing live at the
Telethon.
MC's for the evening will
include Dean Sorrell Chesin, Dean
Dell Thompson, Martin Mann, Ro
Cania and many others. Kisses will
also be auctioned to the highest
bidder and the girls include Judi
Ann Wiesen, Ro Cania and several
sorority pledges.
"Up against the wall, you
mother-fuckers...up against the
wall, you
mother-fuckers...up
against..."
Columbia committed itself. The
militants were fighting a clear
enemy, they had become radicals.
And Mark Rudd, Columbia
University's revolutionist came
Wednesday night to "bend
SUNY's mind" with his bold
persuasiveness and "biased,
propaganda-filled, hut TRUE
movie." 1150 University students
sat, absorbed, as the 21 year old
activist spoke at the lecture
s p o n s o r e d by the campus
Students for a Democratic Society
(SDS) chapter.
Rudd compared Universities
uursio a "rneHiis of production
for mechanisms of the machine."
He condemned
Exploitation,
O p r e s s i o n , Racism,
and
Imperialism; he praised Education
Action through the "power to
win," conquering the ruling class.
Rudd claimed that
the
s t a i r - s o a p i n g , window-taping,
barricade-erecting SUB "refused
to be produced." They demanded
that students have a say in the
policies of the administration and
that their actions be taken on a
.
.
.
.
.
.
Several folk singers are on the
program and sing alongs are
expected. Coffee and dougi.nuts
will be available all night for those
who make this a 24 hour
marathon of endurance. Auctions
of merchandise will also be held.
The Student Mental Health
Work-Study Intern
Project
employs students from area
colleges a n d universities as
psychiatric aides, recreational
assistants, classroom assistants,
w o r k e r s w i t h the mentally
retarded and the emotionally'
disturbed, aides in old age homes
and other capacities throughout
the community.
Through
this
program,
a p p r o x i m a t e l y 2000 persons
needing extra care and attention
have been able to receive such
help. Sltkidents, also, are enabled
to work, under close supervision,
in vital community services.
The First Annual Campus Chest
Telethon funds will also aid in
buying materials necessary for
tutoring in the poorer section of
the Albany Community. Student
groups at the University are
presently beginning to coordinate
these tutoring efforts and to
gather funds to further their
effectiveness.
Tickets are on sale in the
Campus Center across from the
Information Desk, $1.00 for
students, $1.50 for faculty and
staff. Telethon is being sponsored
by Special Event* Board-Campus
Chest, produced by Linda R.
Berdan and directed by Eileen W.
Deming.
Student Tax Validity
To Be Aired Sunday
The question of the validity of
the
recent
Student
Tax
Referendum's held Oct 23,24 and
25 will be aired at an open
Supreme Court Hearing this
coming Sunday, Nov. 2-1 at 2:00
p.m. in the Campus Center
Assembly Hall.
Two separate referrals have
been presented to Supreme Court.
One was presented by Paul
Schlect and Steve Kichen, who
were the inauguarators of a
petition signed by over 2,000
students, which called for a new
election.
The s e c o n d referral was
submitted by Keith Nealy, a
member of Central Council, who
is contesting the legality of the
wording of the referendum.
Both cases will be handled as
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negotiate with the outside; Rudd one, according to Supreme Court
would not compromise with the Justice Peter MacMonagle.
University's questioning audience.
The procedure will be as
Rudd seemed dominated by a f o l l o w s :
Both
Student
power to win.
Association, speaking in defense
We were bewildered.,.
of the referendum, and those
Columbia's Strike Revisited
Through Mark Rudd's Eyes
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mhrodi
by P
Patti
Ambrogi
The morning hours will be
highlighted by the Frand G.
Surprise" act at 6 a.m. Fushman
women will have no hours if they
plan to attend the Telethon.
contesting the referendum will
submit opening statements. They
will then call witnesses for both
sides, and will then be given the
opportunity to refute each others'
arguments.
The floor will then be opened
to questions from the floor. All
and any students may participate
in this part of the hearing.
The issue at stake is NOT the
legality of the mandatory Student
Tax, but rather the validity of the
referendum
from which it
mbsequently became law.
The Justices of the Supreme
2ourt who will be judging this
case are Peter MacMonagle, Jim
o l t s , Paul Leiberman, Jay
Handelman and Cheryl Heater.
The decision on the case, must,
by law, be submitted within one
week of the referral.
higher level of seriousness. The
SDS acted in a "cohesive way" for
the legitimacy to protest.
The movie's blood, brutality,
The decision will determine
and realism illustrated the "masses
whether or not new student tax
reacting to crisis induced by
elections are to be held.
society.''
Hamilton
Hall
symbolized the opposition to the
war in Vietnam and a trial against
Racism and Imperialsim.
Columbia students, appalled by
the gap between their capability
and what they were allowed to
do, struck out at the ruling class.
They claimed that the ruling class,
the trustees, represented the
mass-media, the CIA, the
government, and the corporation,
and t h a t they
dominated
Columbia and the world. Rudd
and his strikers found a new
meaning fulness in their lives, a
common bond, a STRIKE.
University students, dazed,
agreeing, or appalled, fired
questions at Rudd. One accused
him of using the very tactics
(violence) which he so radically
opposed. Another disagreed with
the whole movement until Rudd
m i g h t find something more
suitable to replace the opposition
that he claims so heavily burdens
Kioto by Tom Pettrac*
us now.
MARK RUDD CONFRONTS the University during his lecture Wednesday. His methods and goals were
R u d d ' s strike would not appreciated by some and knocked others 'off the wall.'
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22,1968
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Obscene 'Peter Pan' Play
Closed At Wisconsin Univ.
Gordon, who has presented
M A D I S O N ,
Wis.
(CPS)-Hearings will begin next several other plays at the
week on charges of obscenity Universtiy, is charged with
against a play director and dancer obscenity, because of the
who performed an original "Peter appearance of nude dancers in his
P a n " on the University of adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic.
Carolyn Purdy, who allegedly
Wisconsin campus.
But according to the director, appeared nude in one sequence, iii
Stuart Gordon, the charges miy also charge with obscenity.
be dismissed, and legal action is at
The play was closed down after
a temporary standstill.
two performances by the campus
LAAC Rationale
Questioned
NEARLY A 100 PEOPLE picketed in support at Brooks Smith. He
refused to sign his name to the military papers which would finalize his
induction. (Story page 2)
Photo by Paul Jacobs
cont'd from p. I.
their freedoms for them.
The
Facu11 y-Student
Committee on Residences has also
expressed great concern about the
protection of the rights of the
minority.
For instance, there may be
some students who do not wish to
conform to the majority decision
on Open House policy. Again, the
Committee feels more definition
is necessary.
Cohen feeis no
further
definition is necessary. "The bill is
trying to do what is best for ALL
t h e s t u d e n t s — n o t just the
majority. The bill tries to present
the broadest possible sphere in
which the students may make
those decisions which affect their
lives."
RFK Memorial Service
Held On Capitol Steps
by Caryn Leland
A group of approximately sixty
persons gathered for a memorial
Candlelight Service for the slain
Robert F. Kennedy on the steps
of the Capital Building in Albany,
Wednesday night. Kennedy would
have been 43 on Wednesday and
thus the group, headed by Jim
Tubeman, a senior at Albany High
School, decided to celebrate
Kennedy's birthday in a solemn
manner.
The g a t h e r i n g
contained
members of the Albany Citizens
for Kennedy along with various
other onlookers and University
students dispersed throughout.
The order of service consisted of
short speeches from local clergy
and University members.
Rabbi Bloom from Beth Emeth
Temple opened the service with
excerpts from the Bible. M. J.
Rosenberg, a senior at the
University and chairman of the
Students for Kennedy last spring,
recapped the major political
events of Kennedy from the time
he entered the race for the
Presidential nomination to his
assassination.
Richard
Rust, a political
science teaching fellow at the
University, spoke on the Kennedy
years and its impact upon the
nation. Father Kirwan from the
Church of the Immaculate
Conception led the gathering in
prayer for Kennedy. The singing
of the Battle Hymn of the
Republic concluded the service.
TXO Conducts
March Of Dimes
Charity Appeal
Theta Xi Omega Fraternity will
bo involved in u campaign to
c o l l e c t contributions for u
national charity organization, the
March of Dimes.
Dave Gary, pledgemaster of the
fraternity, said that both members
and pledges would be stationed at
four local shopping centers this
afternoon. They will be soliciting
contributions from shoppers at
West G a t e , Grandway, and
Colonie shopping centers, and at
Htyvesant Plaza.
The fraternity plans to involve
the University's students in this
charitable effort by making
collections on campus during the
month of December.
Monday, November 25, there
will be an emergency meeting of
the Faculty-Student Committee at
5:30 p.m. to further consider the
Mil.
The bill originated in
LAAC's Committee On Residence
Reform and was passed in toto by
LAAC and Central Council last
W e d n e s d a y and Thursday
evenings.
SUNY, Wurzburg Cooperate
On Student Exchange Program
by Amy Gurian
A cooperative program between
SUNY and the Julius-Maximilians
University of Wurzburg has been
established to provide interested
students of SUNYA and of the
S t a t e University College at
Oneonta the opportunity to study
foroneyear at the University of
Wurzburg.
The program now operates on a
SUNYA, AMC Collaborate
On Scientific Research
S c i e n t i s t s at the State
University of New York ;it Albany
and Albany Medical College will
collaborate on a research project
designed to perfect a lost which
will detect and assess impairment
in human subjects exposed to air
containing low concentrations ol
carbon monoxiside.
The project is supported by a
$46,000 contract between the
Medical College and the National
Air
Pollution
Control
Administration.
At the same time, University
residence staff "has been trying to
build a society of open
communication. This establishes a
h i g h level of t r u s t and
responsibility, and enables
students to work out resdience
problems at the root of the
problem, among themselves."
police and the Madison district
attorney in September. Camps
police conducted the investigation
of the identity of participants in
the n u d e d a n c e
sequence.
A l t h o u g h universitv officials
reportedly asked the D.A.'s office
not to press charges, they took no
official s t a n d
against the
censorship.
Gordon said his version of
'Peter Pan" was an attempt to
'emphasize some parts of the
n-iginal covered up by Mary
Martin." He said he believed the
t e l e v i s i o n musical
veisiou
overshadowed
the
more
meaningful association in the
original.
"We presented the idea that
Peter Pkn had been pretty much
destroyed by his society," Gordon
told the Daily Cardinal. "It's a
play about a man attempting to
achieve happiness; in his effort he
loses both his innocence and his
happiness."
Captain Hook and the pirates
are represented as police in the
play, Mrs. Darling (mother of
heroine Wendy) as a "cross
between a Tennessee Williams
character and Mrs. Robinson,"
and Mr. Darling as "a henpecked
shadow of a man."
Dr. Robert E. Carroll, acting
chairman of the department of
prevenlive and
community
medicine, is the project director.
Working at the medical college,
Dr. Uoomsliter will explore
refinement
of
the
lioomsliter-Creel Test for Tonal
Perception.
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The researchers plan to modify
their test so that it will enable
them to study the mild oxygen
deficiency that results from
exposure to air polluted with low
c o n c e n t r a t i o n s of
carbon
monoxide. The ultimate goal is
establishment of air quality
criteria for carbon monoxide.
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8-week
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The academic year consists of a
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Forum Discusses
Mid-East Economy
by Kartn Ovarbaugh
THE TRIVIA CONTEST, part of Campus Chest Week, is activly being participated in by these gats.
Brotheis of ALC captured the contest and received two tickets to tonights beer party for each team
member.
photo by Benjamin
Course In Black History
Designed To End Ignorance
by Kevin McGirr
"Abraham Lincoln freed the
Black man from slavery,'' a
statement that one might elicit
from any child and most adults, is
actually quite far from the truth.
Mr. Jerome Dukes, who teaches
the Black History courses at the
Urban Center, 80 Central Avenue,
feels that 'Reconstruction' has
been the most distorted period of
history.
The conceptualization of
President Lincoln as being the
Great Emancipator was actually
not the reality for most Blacks
after the war. Only because the
Union Army was failing did
Lincoln allow Blacks to fight for
their own freedom rtfter the war
only veterans and 'very intelligent
Negroes' were allowed to vote.
Ignotan'-e of peoples whom
you have learned to mistrust will
reinforce misunderstanding and
hatred; such is the philosophy of
Dukes. He feels that the
introduction of Black history into
early childhood curriculum will be
a necessity for racial harmony in
the future.
He also feels that it should be
assimilated into the regular school •
curriculum and not as a single
course which is being done
presently. To Dukes' knowledge,
there has been no wide-scale
attempt to bring this subject
matter into the schools.
Dukes feels that it is no I
enough that only historical fact be
taught, but it is also important
that Black Arts be introduced.
Bio Building
Dedication
Tonight At 8
Among guest participants at the
ded i cation of the biological
sciences building at State
University of New York ill Albany
Fridiiy, November T±, will be Dr.
George Wood well, Brookhaven
N a t ional
L a b o r a t o r y , iind
Professor Donald R, Griffin, of
Rockefeller University.
Mr. Wood well will be the
principal speaker at the evening
meeting in the Ci.mpus Center
dining hull at H o'clock. His
subject will be "Slahilily in
Ecological Systems: The Ultimate
Challenge to Man,"
Professor Griffin will be one of
the t h roe participants in a
la
symposium
devoted
"Perspectives in Neurobiology to
be held in room SMH of the new
building. His subject will be
"Rigor and Speculation in the
Study of Animal Behavior."
Professor Griffin has been a
member of the staff and professor
at Rockefeller University since
1065.
Also scheduled to take part in
the symposium is Dr. ISric It.
Kamlvl whose topic will be
"Principles of Organization of a
Simple Nervous System."
Dukes is having his class read
number of Black novelists and
poets. He is trying to create a
dialogue amongst class members
and thus far Dukes has noticed a
number of attitude changes.
Dukes feels very strongly thai
sensitization of the oppression of
Black people by White people is
tantamount to minimizing racial
conflict.
There are
approximately
twenty people in the class, with
the majority being Whites. Dukes
is happy to see that the class is
comprised of people from both
academic and
non-academic
backgrounds. At present the
course is taught for non-credit,
but the University is presently
evaluating it for credit basis. The
course is taught for a semester and
will be offered in the Spring.
Dukes has formerly taught at
Howard and Southern Universities
and is at present teaching at Mt.
Pleasant
High S c h o o l in
Schenectedy.
A group of twenty people
gathered at 3:30 on Thursday
afternoon in HU 137 to hear Dr.
P e t t e n g i l l of the economic
department deliver a lecture on
"The Middle East Today." He
began by giving a "general
overview" from the economist's
point of view.
The audience was surprised to
learn that the per capita income
of the Middle East, which Dr.
Pettengill defined to include
Western Asia and Egypt is
approximately one-twentieth ol
that of the United States.
He attributed this fact to lack
of resources such as coal and iron
ore, lack of skilled labor and
entrepeneurs, and a climate not
conducive to agriculture with the
rainfall amounting to about
one-half of that of the United
States.
Nevertheless, he stressed the
importance of their one major
resource, that is, the Middle East
Smith Refuses Induction
Nearly 100 Support Him
by Gregg Bell
J
J. J.
Tuesday morning at the local step forward and sign his name.
Having thus broker) Selective
draft board, Brooks Smith, a
Chicago Divinity School Student, Service law, he now stands trial
went through the procedure for with the possibility of two to five
induction into the military up to, years in prison and up to $10,000
but not including, the actual fine.
Outside of the Albany Federal
induction. He refused to take the
Building on State Street and
Broadway, nearly a hundred
people picketed and held a kind
of "folk worship" service in
support of Smith. Under the
bright Tog at 8:30 a.m. a half
do;: en people, Rome wearing
another car parked on Stale street
vurious buttons, were walking
near Brubacher Hall had been
back and forth in front of the
unlocked and the trunk's contents
Federal Building. There wi.s not
strewn about. Nothing was taken.
really a demonstration yet.
Also investigated was the
Quickly, however, the picket line
presence Sunday evening of six
grew ai.d cardboard and magic
students in the physics building
markers arrived.
and several reports of damage to
Signs were made and given to
cars by unknown vehicles also
the supporters, including slogans
were investigated. Additionally,
like "Nol with my life you
security personnel was kept busy
won't," and "Thou shall nol kill,
identifying
o w n e r s h i p of
Ex. 20:1 3—it really means it," and
abandoned cars and making "Smith did it-now il's your lurn."
arrangements for their being
At about 9:15, Smith bad
towed away.
arrived and the informal worship
began, complete with a thirteen
star
American
flag and
impressionistic drawings of peace
by some second graders. "Down
by the Riverside," with fok guilar
accompaniment
was sung. A
Weeks of planning, commiLLee couple of students read Bible
work, and interviews culminated
verses.
W i' d n e s d a y
night as the
Smith made a brief statement
Intorfraternity Council presented
about his decision Lo refuse
the
first
''Fraternity
Man- o I' -1 he -M on th'' awn rd to induction and about his liklihood
David L. Anderson (APA), of being in prison within six
months. Ending with the now
October's recipient.
tradition "Peace," he received
This award, the first of its kind, warm applause and the raising of
is designed to give recognition to
many supporters' hands in the
the fraternity man who has shown
symbol of viclory. He then turned
outstanding achievements in the
and went inside with a chaplin
fields
of leadershi p and
from his campus, who later
scholarship, as well as overall
contributions to the University, explained what Smith would do
inside.
the community, the fraternal
m o v e m e n t , a n d his o w u
fraternity.
Anderson, popularly known as
" S p a r k y " by his fraternity
tells it
brothers, is a Senior Marketing
major from PoughkeepHio. Last
year,
Dave received
the
'Cioil Rights and
" O u t s t a n d i n g Junior" award
presented by Alpha Pi Alpha. He
Black Power'
was APA's Social Chairman last
year and is also an Assistant Seoul
Master in Poughkeepsie. This year,
Dave is a Senior Office Assistant
in the Campus Center.
Linton High School
Security Police Report
Thefts, Auto Mishaps
Security personnel investigated
a wide variety of incidents on
campus the past week. A fire
broke out Tuesday evening in a
trash can in the machine vending
room in the basement of Eastman
Tower, but was extinguished
quickly by an alert coed. Earlier
the same evening an ambulance
was escorted to the Physical
Education building to transport ;i
student to the Albany Medical
Center hospital, lie reportedly
had suffered a leg injury.
Lust Saturday 10 men, not
connected with the University, at
first declined to leave the gym
w h e r e they were
playing
basketbull. Following a call for
assistance, eight left the building
but two remained until the arrival
of security personnel. That same
afternoon assistance was provided
in taking down the remaining part,
of a large slate flag in the State
Quadrangle Flag Room.
The banner had been partly
destroyed. Also investigated was
the report of a flag's being stolen
from its mast in the Flag Room of
Colonial Quadrangle.
There were two two car
•ollisions last week. On Sudny at
'eritneti'r Road and Washington
\ venue, a driver reportedly failed
(i observe a yield sign. There were
10 injuries. The day before a
wo-citr collision occured on
'irele Road as a previously parked
•ar pulled out into the line of
raffle.
A student passenger was taken
Lo Albany Medical Center for
observation and returned to her
residence hall the same day.
Thefts and attempted thefts
continue. Four bumper guards
valued at $30 were removed from
a car parked in the Colonial Quad
temporary lot, The trunk of
of the world's oil out put.
The points of the lecture were
ilearly emphasized and followed
one another logically as Dr.
Pettengill began to discuss hope
'or
future
economic
improvements in the Middle East.
He pointed out that their own
Joal was to increase their per
apita income by four to five
jercent yearly. With a touch of
humor, he added that "the stork
is their major liability," that Is, a
population increase "diminishes
the additional returns" that come
with economic progress.
The lecture came to an end
with a realistic, yet optimistic
tone, and it proved to be very
interesting and informative, even
to those in the audience that
knew little about the subject. This
can be a t t r i b u t e d to Dr.
Pettengill's thorough background
of the topic, since he lived for two
years in the area, and his great
enthusiasm
for
economic
developments in the Middle East.
Fraternity Man
Of The Month
DICK GREGORY
MONDAY 8 P.M.
GRAPE BOYCOTT TODAY
Picket Stores \n Stuyuesant
Who Sell Calif. Grapes
Plaza
Meet In Dutch Quad Cafeteria At 3pm
Auditorium
Schenectady
FREEDOM FOROM
Next followed what was called
an "alleged litany," by TV
reporters. It was a responsive
reading which involved the
congregation
t h r o u g h such
responses at "Help us to stop the
w a r , " and " H e l p us t o
understand."
A highly r e l i g i o u s aura
surrounded the demonstration.
Many University students were
there, but so were alot of
minister, chaplins' a n d n u n s - T h e
presence oi a number of reporters,
photographers, RV camerus, and
mikes wus obvious. A few
policemen
and a police
photographer watched from the
street. No violence occurred and
peacefulness seemed to rest upon
th e d emonstrators
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UNIVERSITY
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ALBANY S1UPENT PRESS
it's budget over these five years the total referendum vote,
Supreme Court will be faced with a dec' '<v ..,ii Sunday, as to
there is no need for an increased positive and negative) believe that
athletic fee for at least that long. a simple majority is wrong whether to reject or sustain the referendum on i.te student fee held on
If there still remains a belief because it allowed a vote of only October 23, 24, and 25. If the Court declares the referendum of the
To the Editor:
Duncan Nixon uid in hU letter that the increased athletic fee was 67.6% in favor to force a direct student body invalid because of the petition passed around to students
to the ASP of Nov. 8, that no one instituted to finance even in part tax on 42.6% of the students who, on dinner lines, it will be sanctioning the "right" of a student to make
who appeared at the polls for the our expanding athletic program as evidenced by their vote, do not
no effort to become informed on topics that confront him. If the
referendum on Mandatory then this portion of the rationale want to be taxed.
Student Tax waa denied his right from Central Council bill no.
I feel strongly motivated at this referendum is rejected by the court because of another referral that
to vote. We of the petition 6869-67 introduced by Duncan
ooint to inform Duncan Nixon, charges that the referendum was improperly worded, the court will be
committee have evidence to the Nixon should make our point who opposes the 2/3 vote
ignoring the intent of the people presenting the referendum and of the
contrary in the form of witnesses quite clear.
principal, that to attain his own
who have signed to, and are Central Council also feels that the office of President of Central people voting on the referendum.
willing to swear to, the fact that question of University financial Council, a 2/3 majority vote was
The three major statements in the petition which asks for the
they were prevented from voting. priorities can be answered by the required to insure that close to
Even if this testimony is refuted simple fact that the Athletic half of the Council would not invalidation of the referendum contain an unstated clause: the student
our cause for concern would not Advisory Board has presently a have to put up with a President did not know. The authors of the petition, which the court will act
be lessened. As Duncan said, there surplus of $160,000 of student (like a tax) whom they were not
upon Sunday, admit that students were ignorant of the meaning of the
were more than twelve students money that it has been
in favor of.
word "referendum," and of the fact that the student fee, which was
who had not received validation accumulating specifically for the
cards at the time of the election, financing of an expanded athletic
Gregory R. Spear
listed on everyone's bill as $28.75, includes the student tax as well as
(three to four hundred according program. Also, coaches could be
the athletic fee.
to the Bursar's office, Duncan). It provided from the additional
has long been the expressed policy phys. ed. staff that must be hired
The other point of the petition based on student ignorance is stated
with
increased
of Student Association not to t o c o p e
in a totally erroneous manner. The petition charges that students who
allow those persons without enrollment, and facilities (field To the Editor:
I have just read the summary of were not able to obtain their validation cards (activity cards) were not
validation cards to vote. Were all house, etc.) are already being
of these people without cards planned, more or less regardless of my lecture before the Forum of able to vote. The fact is that they were able to vote, and a small number
expected to assume that the rule expansion of the athletic program, Politics in ASP, November 12,
would be broken this time? simply because they are necessary 1968. Unfortunately, it reports did vote. The reason why more students without validation cards did
Indeed, if one was not a legal to a growing University.
much of what I said in a distorted not vote is probably the same as why no more than 86 percent of the
resident of a State voting district
Also included in Duncan fashion. This is particularly bad other students did not vote; they did not care about the referendum at
would he be expected to go to the
Nixon's letter to the A8P was the since you place quotation marks that time. It can also be true that many students did not know what
polling place anyway and
around statements attributed to
following statement.
"...approach the election officials
me. As far as I know, the reporter was happening as the petitioners charge.
On
the
question
of
the
clarity
and find out what could be done
did not use a tape recorder and
of
the
referendum's
objectives,
I
The acknowledgement of the ignorance of the student body is not
about the situation."? (quote
could not make verbatim
from aforementioned lutter by feel that it was made sufficiently quotations. For instance, I am considered an affrontery to the University student by the petitioners,
clear, to all those who bothered to
Duncan Nixon) Of course not! As
read the ASP, that the referendum sure that I did not say that the but as the fault of the student government. They blame the government
the rule stood, they couldn't vote. was indeed, a binding vote of the British promised the Jews a for not publicizing the referendum so that every student would know
If they had attempted to, they student body, and not an opinion republic-they merely favored the
the facts and implications of the mandatory fee without .the student
would have been allowed to vote poll.
establishment of a national exerting any effort.
at considerable inconvenience but
homeland. I did not say that the
the rule said no, and common This was mentioned once in one Maronites or Copts were
Two stories devoted to the fee appeared on the front page of this
sense would tell anyone in such a article in the ASP but it should be non-Arabs; I said they were
quite clear that those 2,200
newspaper, not to mention the numerous articles inside the paper that
position not to try.
non-Muslims.
The
article
leaves
(aprox.) signees of our petition do
were either devoted entirely or partially to the fee. Posters advertising
not "feel" as Duncan does that the impression that I singled out
As to Duncan'8 second point the point was indeed made East European Jews as a group the elections and referendum were posted about the campus. Even
that the athletic fee deserves no sufficiently clear. We wish to seeking to retain traditions, while "suppression" published articles about the referendum. Students can
more special attention than the emphasize the point that what I tried to communicate the idea
Community
Programming Duncan Nixon "feels" or what that both Jews and Arabs desire still complain that there was not enough publicity for the referendum,
Commission's
$ 8 6 , 6 0 0 Central Council "feels" does not modernization as well as retaining but the basic information about the referendum was presented to the
appropriation
a n d invalidate what the signees of our loyalty to the tradition.
student body, if they wanted to read.
Communication Commission's petition "feel".
While I do not feel that this
The second referral charges that the wording of the referendum
$61,200 appropriation, I leave the
On the question of whether or report was unflattering, the prejudiced the voter and was not worded as a possible binding law
reader to judge by the following
distortions
were
serious.
not
a
2/3
majority
vote
should
be
whether or not the increased
should be. The statement on the ballot above the referendum described
athletics fee should have been required to pass a Mandatory Walter P. Zenner
the need for a mandatory fee to finance the increased wants of the
Student
Tax
the
signees
of
our
made known to the voters on the
Department of Sociology
petition (aprox. 700 more that and Anthropology
ballot or at least in the ASP.
students is called an opinion by the referral. Is the fact that Student
The mandatory athletic fee
Association ran into the red last year for the first time opinion?
amounts to well ove $115,000/yr.
for undergraduates alone, (based
The referral also charges thai
on a conservative 6,500 pop.
the referral itself, "Are you in
estimate)
favor of a mandatory student
The Athletic Board has a
The Dopt. of Homanco languages Is
fee?" was not worded as a law,
$160,000 surplus, which by their been cancelled Friday nlgnt for those
Studont Education Association of
sponsoring two lecturos: Prof. Joan
to tno T E L E T H O N . Buses will
own estimate is enough to going
N.Y.
Stato Informal gathering at
but as an opinion.
Mesnard
from
the
University
of
run downtown all night beginning at
organize and maintain a football 1:30 a.m. from tho Infirmary bus stop. Bordeaux, France, will lecutro, In Mohawk property Sun Dec. 8, Two
The wording is weak, bill Ihe
films
will
bo
shown
and
discussion
will
team for up to FIVE YEARS. They will run on the halt hour from fronch on; "Actuallte do Pascal" at
tho Infirmary
bus
stop to tho
3:30 In H U 354 on Thurs. Dec. 5. and follow. Refreshments will be served.
court must decide whether omul
Assuming that whatever source of downtown
Transportation
provided.
.75
members,
campus and on the hour
Prof.
Remy
Salssclln
from
tho
funds allowed this surplus to from tho Western-Partridge bus stop to University of Rochostor will lecture In 1.00-non members. Contact Jim Weiss
the voters interpreted Ihe phrase
accumulate will continue to feed the uptown campus.
English
on
"From
Pascal to for more Information and for tlckots.
"Are you in favor of" as meaning
Voltaire
Tho
Transformation
of 457-8723 or Monday at campus contor
Aesthetics Into Bourgools A r t , " at 4 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Information desk
"That there be." We believe thai
1
p.m. In H U 354 on Wed. Doc. 11.
they did, and thai there are no
T H E ALBANY
12.00 mlndnlght 1 0
>'<">
a.m.
Student Education Association of tonight; Kiss and Plo-smashlng
defensible reasons why Ihe
STUDENT
auction.
N.Y. Stato Exocutlve Board mooting, Just another part of the Campus Chest
referendum should be invalidated.
PRESS
Frl. Nov 22 at 3:30 p.m. Fireplace telethon.
lounge evaluation of student Teachor
J.C.
Panel Program hold on Tuos. Nov 19,
Dune n' Tax
Distortions
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Is Invited,
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working on the following committees,
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Campus cantor Information Desk on
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commltteos aro as follow: Social
Functions,
Publicity,
Telelphone
Squad, curriculum Revision, Spring
Faculty Tea and Mock Interview Skit,
and Constitution.
Hunger In Amorlca. Area students
will stage a hunger fast to publicise this
problem. Nov. 24, First Unitarian
Unlvorsallst Church of Albany, 10:30
a.m. 'Hunger In America' wilt be shown
all day Sun. & Mon. Questions, call
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The.Right Way
In 1960, if you asked someone
why they didn't like Richard
Nixon the probable answer would
be, "I don't know; there's
something about him, but I can't
put my finger on it." During the
Nixon-Kennedy contest, this reply
seemed to be standard for those
people who opposed Mr. Nixon. It
had a bandwagon effect among
Kennedy supporters, it became
their pet phrase.
In 1968, Spiro Agnew has come
under similar attack. Today the
"thing to do" is to be against
Agnew. Whether you have any
reasons seems to be unimportant.
Ask someone why they are so
hostile towards him. Ask them to
objectively analyze his record and
qualifications. Tb ; chances are
most of his critics have never
bothered to examine his record.
They are just content to yell
"Agnew" in their favorite
sarcastic tone; just like some lirst
grader who thinks what his friend
is saying is pretty smart, so he'll
say it too.
Tv
1966 h e " entered into an
"irrevocable trust agreement with
the Maryland National Bank
under the terms of which the
bank was to make a suitable sale
of the land within one year or put
it up for public auction. On Oct.
31, 1967 the land was sold for
$13,200, at a slight LOSS to
Agnew." (Congressional Digest)
Finally consider the now
infamous conflict of interest
charge by the New York Times. It
was originally made by Rep.
Clarence D. Long concerning the
building of a second bridge across
Chesapeake Bay. Long claimed
that Agnew was pushing for the
bridge to be built because he
owned land near the proposed
cite. From rt]e floor of the US
House, Rep. Rogers C.B. Morton
defended Agnew. Agnew had
To me it is very strange that
last spring when Agnew was
backing Rockefeller, northern
liberals were all singing his praises
for being a true southern
progressive. Then suddenly, when
he switched to Nixon he became a
racist reactionary. While I would
have preferred that Mr. Nixon had
chosen a different running mate, I
fail to see that Spiro Agnew is the
bogeyman everyone makes him
publically disclosed that he owned out to be. I am sure that if you
the land prior to the gubernatorial study his record, you will come tot
primary of 1966. On Sept. 16, the same conclusion.
The Greek Echo
We wish to take this
opportunity. to congratulate all
the new sorority pledges for Fall
1968. We wish them luck and
happiness and hope their
sororities offer them new and
lasting friendships as well as a new
Throughout his career as a p l a c e
in o u r
University
public servant some of his most Community.
notable accomplishments were
Pledges to the various sororities
made in the field of civil rights. As are as follows:
Baltimore County Executive he
Beta Zeta: Kathy Carney, Sue
vigorously backed and signed one Haley, Sue Ravelle, Judy
of the first ordinances banning Seligman, Denise Craft, Heather
discrimination
in public Davis, Carol DiNapoli, Amy Glass,
accomodations. As governor, on Risa
Goldberger,
Randye
April 21, 1967, Mr. Agnew signed Goldman, Linda Leiss, Karen
the FIRST open-housing law Miller, and Linda Shatanof.
south of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Chi Sigma Theta: Joan
On December 12, 1967 he issued D'Arcangelis, Gail Drexier, Linda
Hanna,
Margaret Walsh, Mary Ann
a "code of fair practice" which..
BACK OFF !
The incident described in lust
weeks "Back Off" was not a
figment, of the imagination, it was
a completely true story.
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It has been rumored that
severeul dormitories on Colonial
Quad have not had candy
machi nus, that have been in the
dorms since the beginning of
school, filled at all. This has
caused considerable irritation
among students who have either
lost money to the machines or
who have had to walk a
considerable distance for a mere
candy bar. Therefore, if it is at all
possible, would whoever owns
these machines stop picking their
noses with so much relish and
either "fill 'em up or pull 'em
out!"
The crews were noticed
shoveling
furiously
last
Wednesday, but the object of
their labors was the botanical
gardens not the walks.
Heard
several
persona
Off Center
banned discrimination in state
empioymnent and by contractors
working for the state. Tliis .„
certainly not the record of a racist
as many have called Mr. Agnew.
While he is not the most
experienced man Mr. Nixon could
have chosen, his credentials
compare favorably with others
backed for the job, such as John
Lindsay.
Vice-president elect Agnew was
educated at Johns Hopkins
University and the University of
Baltimore where he received his
Bachelor of Law degree. During
the years 1962-66 he was County
Executive of Baltimore County,
the second largest in Maryland. In
1966 he was elected Governor of
Maryland over George P.
Mahoney, a candidate who many
say used racist appeals.
Food Service is putting on a
fantastic display of good food and
correct procedure for the
resident* of Colonial Quad.
Resident*, have the choice of
either going through a regular hot
lunch line or the Colonial
Delicatessen line. The question now
on many lips la how long will it be
be fore their fantastic service
comes under observation, and
how long will it be before the
efficiency will bo corrected.
next semester for credit, please contact
Mr. Nlcolopalus, SS 346, by Tuesday,
Nov. 26.
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by John Soja
and
Diane Battaslino
Wilson, Joan Adam, Catherine
Bertini, Linda Gilmore, Eileen
Howe, Andrea Kapit, Ennid
Padrusch, JoAnn Segbers, Carol
Steinman, and Alice Wolslegel.
Gamma Kappa Phi: Maureen
Johnston, Judy Arkell, Janice
Highers, Eileen McCormack, Patti
Weber, Peggy Donovan, Judy
Grauer, Judy Hallasey, Cheryl
Kupras, Sue Lieberman, Susan
Peters, Lori Porter, Marion
Smoler, and Linda Weils.
Kappa Chi Rho: Kathy
Blotnicke, Linda Caputo, Kathy
Lenhart, Joan Orlando, Vicki
Castegner, Barbara Ettinger, Beth
Goldmacher, Nancy Gosset, Jane
Hoos, Caryl Jacobs, Barbara
Kaplan, Marion Lebbed, and
Melanin Shenkman.
By BUTCH McGUERTY
complaining thai the .Snack Bar
was so noisy that they couldn't
hear themselves think, but they
would probably find that what
they would hear, if they could
hear themselves think wouldn't be
worth listening to anyway.
Didn't go to the concert last
Friday because of two reasons:
1. I feared the 3000 people
crush in the 2900 people capacity
gym.
2. Figured that Judy Collins
would probably sound better on a
record rather than trying to use
the acoustics in our unacoustical
gym-
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The campus is again at peace.
The time of backstabbing,
character assasination, and
judgement is finished. Rushing is
over, pledging has begun.
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Due to an apparent oversight
on the part of the adminstration,
Thanksgiving
Vacation will
include Thanksgiving this year.
Invisible Man On Campus
by JI M SMALL
This past Saturday night, while
enjoying the atmosphere of our
Rathskeller, I car.ie upon a
surpr sing fact; I don't exist!
A friend and I were rapping
over our beers about the nature of
this life. I concluded my part of
the UHe h like with the statement
"I don't exist."
It has been said that we are the
products of our respective
experiences. In developing my
idea, I have assumed this to be a
verity. The annihilation of the
first person singular, the "I",
depends on this point.
Experiences, as reactions
between people, are dependent on
interaction and interpersonal
iuvolvment. This interaction, an
active force in human relations, is
the antithesis of apathy.
Today is the fifth anniversary
of the asaassination of President
Kennedy. It 1B as good a time aa
any to look back on the tragedy
of the last eight years.
In 1961 it appeared to all New
Year's observers that we had
marked the end of the post-war
era. The previous November, two
men, born in this century,
competed for our highest office,
The fact wes as significant as it
was symbolic. The victory of the
forty-three year old Catholic was
the herald of a new day; it seemd
to most that the New Frontier
was more than a slogan.
Inauguration Day was the day
of the transition. There on the
platform were the aged Presidents
Eisenhower and Truman. The
ascendancy of youth meant the
final act in the New Deal Drama,
In reality, the Inauguration was
a celebration of the dynamism
and vitality of the American
system.
Richard Nixon did not share
*
I, in this column or elsewhere,
can't exist. If I am acting or
writing by myself, I am only
hypothesizing an existence. Only
when I interact with my fellow
men can I exist. When we achieve
some form of rapport, the WE
exist.
This is a pleasing, though in
some ways saddening, thought. In
extension, it means that the
apathetic students on this campus
don't exist. Their lack of
participation and interaction
brands them as mere spec tors;
unfortunate little beings with
stunted souls.
The saddening part is the
n u m ber of nominally apathetic
people on this campus. What a
wmie
Q f natural material; too
many embryo existences being
destroyed.
Kappa Delta: Bev Christie,
Eileen Cortese, Barbara Cowen,
Pat Dahl, Angela DeSantis, Linda
Drexel, Dawn Dromirecki, Pamela
Goodman, Susan Heffernan, Mary
McAllister, Lois Piovino, Barbara
Standke, Lia Uustal, Ann Walsh,
and Jery Yoswein.
Phi Delta: Barbara Carroll,
Kathy Eister, Patricia Higgins,
Estelle Inkeles, Terri LaReau,
Gloria Ragonetti, Carol Anthony,
Anne Marie Barber, Carol Dubin,
Nancy Engelman, Marjorie Harris,
Ellen Hofstatter, Phyllis Hyman,
Ronnie
M a s s i n , Maureen
McDowell, Elyse Seltzer, Iris
Soloman, and Deborah Walter.
Psi Gamma: Lissa Gentile,
A l b i n a Bourgeois, Connie
Carpenter, Wendy Cukell, Pat
Hammond, Mary Hart, Bev
Monnat, Faith Nolan, DeDe
Pasqusle, Mary Patrick, Donna
Soson Nancy Subik, Laura Terlask
Poot, Barb Tupper, Jo Ann
Whalen, Celeste Yanni, Sharon
Zraly, and Virginia Zuzze.
Sigma Phi Sigma: Jean
Germiller, Carol Kedzielawa, Ann
Suertin, Mary Dwyer, Gail
Greene, Kathy Lavendar, Betty
Limerick, Mary Ann Puglisi,
Cindy Sullivan, and Helen Harris.
by M.J. Rottmbarf
Eisenhower's joy at leaving the
Capitol. He probably was
reviewing his impressive career so
abruptly ended at age forty-seven,
He, like Lyndon Johnson on his
right, was reconciling himself to
being a historical footnote,
Relegated to an office "not
worth a cup of warm spit,"
Johnson realized that his day waa
done. He understood that the
New Frontier would have little
room for an old "pol" like
himself.
The President had the people
with him. He effected aconsensus.
Blacks and whites fought together
in, what was then called, the civil
rights struggle. Martin Luther
King called for a March on
W a s h i n g t o n . Hundreds of
thousands came to show their
approval of the President's plans:
u/ e w e r e ' moving in new
|j re ctions. A bullet intervened,
E v e n in our sorrow we thought
in( i i [ n e w that the dream could
, 0 t be killed, that America would
mrvive. Our optimism was
mwarranted. History may well
new November 22, 1963 as the
lay the tide began to run out for
;he United States. As tragic as
President Kennedy's assassination
was in its immediacy, in the long
run it is even more tragic.
Out of the rubble of Dallas
emerged Johnson and Nixon.
Presidents. Who would have
thought it possible.
This blings us to today. Five
years since they killed Kennedy,
seven months since they killed Dr.
King and Bobby would have been
forthy-three on Wednesday.
It is almost too much to
believe. Shortly before June fifth
in LA, a Newsweek writer
predicted that when they kill
Bobby Kennedy, it will be the end
for the United States as we know
it. Was it? "The government still
lives in Washington." Perhaps The
creweut types are returning to
Washington, just like 1928. Old,
young men. The business majors
will inherit the earth-or at least
America. But I guess it was theirs
ail along.
Eight years ago it was not too
late "to seek a newer world." I'm
afraid that it is too late now. And
I'm not even sure that we deserve
a "newer world-'
The Camelot legend will grow
to even greater dimensions.
Because we have to believe that it
wasn't always like this, that once
there was hope. The thousand
cont'd to p.6.
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ALBANY STUDENT PRESS
IJIDAY.NOVEMBER 22,1968
Cockrell Concert
Acclaimed Success
FILMS
by Dave Bordwell
"TSnTTTears much today of "The Battle of Algiers." It is, French are clearly in the wrong,
"relevance," and movies have firstly, lastly, and brutally, about they're seen not as wantonly
sometimes been singled out as the a specific situation-the struggle cruel, but rather t'S men in a
most "relevant" art for us now. for Algerian independence in the delicate, if wrongheaded, situation
For instance, "Bonnie and Clyde" Fifties--and
is a practical of political pressure. Moreover,
reveals the violence at the heart of textbook of guerrilla strategy. s o m e of the revolutionaries'
American legend, "La Guerre Est Yet, it's as well a depth sounding tactics-slaughter of children and
Finie" concerns the fading belief of t h e moral
a m b i g u i t i e s innocents- make one (me, at
in Causes as guarantees of surrounding any revolutionary l e a s t ) r e s t r a i n
wholehearted
personal happiness, "Weekend" movement and a vigorous poem sympathy for their methods.
shows the frantic acceleration of a b o u t man's will to resist And-double helping of irony-the
c i v i l i z a t i o n ' s slaughter and oppression.
French commander can outwit
inhumanity. Okay: as a medium
Pontecorvo pushes our noses the revolutionaries because he
for capturing current lifestyles against the nitty gritty of fought in the French underground
and fleeting fashion s, nothing can terrorism. The protagonist, a during the war!
beat the cinema.
young Arab, joins an undrgroun d
Pontecorvo
shows an
But 1 wonder if the talk about cadre, and through his eyes we understanding of the complexities
r e l e v a n c e isn't sometimes a follow the fascinating, grueling of commitment, a sorrowful
cockeyed didacticism, a reflection duel of Arabs vs. French.
awareness of inevitable excess that
of many people's inability or
We see the logistics of political alone would make the movie
u n w i l l i n g n e s s to accept an assassination- officials are shot in t r a n s c e n d t h e category of
abstract theme. A work of art the streets-met by the logistics of 'political" even if it lacked heroic
needn't take a specific stand on a suppression-the Arab quarter is dimensions.
rrent
issue, o r d i s p l a y sealed off. So Arab women dress
But it doesn't. When the
"THE PREVALENCE OF RITUAL" is part of the new exhibition ci mu m
ediate
tensions to beas French citizens and, bearing
that will open Monday in the Art Gallery. The exhibition will include relevant; in fact, this generates a plastiques, slip into the city to terrorists are killed and peace
seems restored, riots erupt.
the works of Romare Bearden and Donald Cole.
cramped, transitory art. It seems blow up milk bars and waiting Thousands of Arabs swarm against
to me that what's most relevant is rooms. So the French raid Arab police lines, hollering and
least transitory; the best art treats tenements, As retribution, Ar abs scuffling. In the film's last shot,
eternal truths about man's life in hurtle d o w n streets in stolen cars, an Arab woman breaks away from
the context of a revealing (current machine-gunning at random. So the line, defiantly taunting the
or not) situation. Thus "Bonnie the French grab stray Arabs and French soldiers; moving toward
and Clyde" is mainly about the by torture extract names...On and and away from us, waving her sash
hairline separating innocence and o n
it goes,
t h r u s t a n d like a banner, she furiously shouts
d e s t r u c t i v e n e s s ; this theme counter-thrust; this is revolution for freedom. It is on this
third
main
character,
an
exiled
Lost in the Funhouse, by John
becomes more powerful for being in modern society. Pontecorvo image-angry, disquieting, harshly
half -self: a sperm wriggling its way set in an era when American
Barth. Doubleday, 1968,
c a t c h e s i t in s h a t t e r i n g l y beautiful--that "The Battle of
through
a
"Night-Sea,"
towards
a
suffered from delerium-tremans convincing cenema: even though Algiers" ends. Relevant, certainly,
(CPS)--The harried Author
not unlike those of now.
addresses his audience: "The feared annihilation in the side of a
it's all reconstructed, "The Battle but also timeless.
reader! You, dogged, uninsurable, great sphere. Ambrose is born,
All this is a reverse-English of Algiers" looks like a newsreel.
print-oriented bastard." We read lives to 13; and then we have prologue to a movie that will
There's none of the moral
on. Has the Author gone mad? "Petition," a mysterious letter
please
t h e most
finicky flatness that I suspect pleases the
The reader? Mad indeed! When written by the sat-on, humiliated, relevantizer: Gillio Pontecorvo *s r e l e v a n t i z e r s . Although the
cont'd t r o m p . 5 .
the self sees its image reproduced mute half of siames twins, who is
to infinity in a Funhouse's connected by his stomach to his
days weren't all tranquility and
opposite mirrors, it might turn brother's back. Things fall apart.
peace; there was excitement and
away pleased by the illusion, or it
there was movement. And for one
Lost in the Funhouse is a mock
might (if it has reason to suspect epic of the human soul. Joyce is
mement there, because he was our
is o w n reality) linger and here, with his "omphalos" and
President, we were all proud to be
a s k , " W h i c h is T ? " This fabricator father (in this case
Americans. A myth? I don't know
q u e s t i o n i n g - s e l f - c o n s c i o u s , wicked). The journey-search of
and I don't even care. But I do
s c h i z o p h r e n i c , a n d often Odysseus is unmistakeable.
The Duel of the Sexes, an Sunday, November 2-1 at 3:0C know that as the years pass we
grotesquely hilarious - is theMetaphor piles on metaphor and
arrangement of scenes from the p.m. The production will be will realize how much we lost and
essence of John Barth's new thins get tremendously complex, works of George Bernard Shaw staged at Richardson 291, the that we wil! always wonder what
but Barth never loses control in an
collection of 14 stories.
will b e presented by thestudio theatre on the downtown might have been. Thats Camelot.
A writer operates just this side exhilarating display of "passionate
campus. The entrance to theR.I.P, JFK, RFK, America.
University Readers on Saturday
of some dangerous ground, a virtuosity."
November 23 at 8:00 p.m., and theatre is on Washington Avenue
twilight zone where words,
between Robin and Lake Streets
himself and his whole purpose for
Written by Patricia Benedettc
writing seem
intangible,
Snyder, the play is a compilatior
disembodied, even ridiculous. This
of Shaw's scenes depicting tin
time, instead of running from it,
interaction of man and woman
Barth operates (albeit as an
and includes further insights from
o c e a n o g r a p h e r ob serves t he
his correspondence. Shaw's visioi
Call IV 9 - 2 8 2 7
depths from the safety of a
Two new exhibitions - I open
Mr. Cole worked as a civil of the male-female relationship i;bathoscaph) and the result-if a bit November 25 at the Art Gallery,
engineer until 1959 when he perceptive, wry and humorous at
or IV 2 - 0 2 2 8
self-indulgent-is fascinating.
at the University. Collages and returned to school to study for a his scenes investigate the varieties
The stories follow no linear "projections" by Romare Bearden Master of Fine Arts at theof the relationship from the
pattern (perhaps Barth's answer Lo and paintings by Donald Cole will University of Iowa. His large beginning of courtship to the
McLuhan?) and each one can only be shown on the first floor of the a b s t r a c t canvases reflect an finale of marriage.
be completely "read" in the Gallery.
interest in relating the forms and
The cast includes William F.
context of the entire book.
ma t h e m a t i c relationships of
Both artists live in New York, technology to the plastic and Snyder as the Man, Barbara Devio
Stories play off against, and with,
(Throe Subs Minimum)
as the Woman, and Karen Prete at
each other like words in a very where Mr. Cole teaches at the colorislic concerns of painting.
Narrator. The production is undei
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tight poem, yet their complexities
A reception for both artists will
the direction of Linda Sternbert
create a rich chaos strung together Technology. Mr. Bearden exhibits be held in the Art Gallery at 7:30
7pm
- 1am
an instructor in the Department
regularly at the Cor dier-Ekstrom
with symbol and metaphor.
p.m., November JJ5. The public is
of Speech and Dramatic Art.
Gallery
and
recently
has
made
Sun
&
Other
Special
In " L i f e
Story," the
invited.
Admission is free.
rhetorician's practice of building, covers for Fortune and Time
Days
4pm-1
am
then bringing together, in high magazines,
'Funhouse 'Found
Grotesquely Comic
Off Center
University Readers
Open With 'Duel'
New Exhibitions Open
At Campus Art Gallery
Wall's
SUBMARINES
FREE
DELIVERY
haranque, the essence of his tale,
is ridiculed.
Though many of the stories are
meant for tape-and we have to
deal with print-lhe desired effect
of a "disembodied Authorial
Voice" can be achieved by just
keeping the recorded voice in
mind. In his experiments Barth
develops the authorial voice itself
and Ambrose M
, a precocious
child, who are embodied i n the
Mr.
Bearden's
powerful
Expressionist images are created
from newspaper and magazine
photographs and scraps of fabric,
paper and paint. The projections
are p h o t o enlargements of
collages, The artist's subject
rm.tter ranges from Negro life in
the southern countryside and in
Harlem to classical mythology and
contemporary life.
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English Dept. Presents
Nemerov Poetry
Reading
University
Band Gives
First Concert
informal approach to his reading.
Prefacing the reading o f each
poem
with
a n e xplanatory
anecdote, Nemerov created a
The University Concert Band,
rapport difficult to achieve with
of the University will perform in
so large a group of listeners.
Page Hall at 8:30 Friday evening,
The selections n ad spanned a
November 22. The university
wide
range o f themes. Mr.
music department is sponsoring
Nemerov opened his program with
the program, which also will
a number o f social and political
include Irvin E. Gilman, flute
satires, several o f which were
soloist, a n d t h e University
aimed
at t h e E i s e n h o w e r
Percussion Ensemble, conducted
ad m i n isl r a I 1 u n .
These
by Thomas Brown. William L.
compositions
were
sh a rply
Hudson will conduct the band.
contrasted
with
more serious
Mr. Gilman's flute solo will be poems, such as, "The Painter
"Night Soliloquy" by Kent Dreaming in the Scholar's House."
Kennan. Other selections on the
Mr. Nemerov was introduced as
evening's p r o g r a m will be a poet o f "frightening honesty
"Incantation i\M Dance" by a n d u n i q ue i magi nut i o n -a
Chance, "Choral, by [Melhybel, complete man o f letters." His
"Suite No. 2 in F Major for Band" program displayed the versatility
by Hoist, "Espana Rhapsody" by and straightforwardness o f the
Chabrier, a n d a group of man as a writer and speaker.
international marches. Among the
N e in e r o v
met with his
numbers by the percussion
enthusiasts the following morning
ensemble will be a composition by
In the Faculty Lounge o f the
Mr. Brown, "Trajectories."
Humanities Building l o answer
Friday's concert is open to the questions aboul his life and work.
public free of charge.
Many
uueslioned
Nemerov
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After this piece, he gave the
A large number of both audience an unexpected treat.
students and music-lovers from Saying that he had just finished
the area turned out to hear with an evening lecture class, he
Findlay Cockrell, a member of the felt a compulsion to speak about
music faculty here at thethe next selection, Schubert's
University, perform last Thursday Sonata in D Major D.V. 850. He
n ight at Page Hall on the
said
that
s o m e of t h e
pianoforte.
technicalities of this piece he
What made this concert most himself had not understood until
enjoyable was Cockrell's informal he was twenty-three years old. He
discussion after his first number. went on to illustrate the different
It is perhaps ludicrous to make modes and changes in key in the
the analogy b u t there if. piece.
an interesting parallel between
He provoked laughter from the
THE UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND will perform tonight at Page Hall. The program will include flute
Cockrell's loquacity and his
audience when he mentioned how
soloist Irvin E. Gilman and the University Percussion Ensemble.
expressive quality on the piano.
a student once asked him after a
For his first piece, he played c o n c e r t w h e t h e r a jazzy
Sonata in C Major No. 58, bysyncopation played by himself
Haydn. The first movement, had been written by the composer
Andante con espressione, he or had been his own addition. He
performed par excellence. What answered by saying that there are
could have b e e n a mere times in various pieces that are
perfunctory
r e n d i t i o n was syncopated figures written by the
rendered
b y Cockrell a composer, and thus are not
meetings
with
faculty
and
Frank J. McEwen, African art have slowed t h e s c h o o l ' s
students. At 3 p.m. Monday, he ' ' t e t e - a - t e t e " affair. His additions by the artist. When he
authority, will visit the University d e v e l o p m e n t , b u t McEwen
will lecture in French on thecomphrension of dramatic timing finished the audience showed its
campus Monday and Tuesday, recently returned there to direct it
s
ubject
' ' N a t i v e A r t inbetween the slow phrases and of a p p r e c i a t i o n f o r Cockrell's
and
obtain
a
more
complete
November 25 and 26. Mr.
F
r
a
n
c
o
p
h
o
n
e C o u n t r i e s of dynamics left the audience on the informative discussion with its
documentation
of
the
artists'
McEwen, a Stale University of
Africa," in room 354 of theedge of their seats for the rest of applause.
c
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a
f
t
s
m
a
n
s
h
i
p
on
slides,
New York Scholarin-Residence, is
H u m a n i t i e s Building. His this piece, and set up a "highly
Cockrell then plunged into the
visiting some 21 campuses this photographs, and recordings.
slide-illustrated lecture at 3:30 charged" atmosphere that was to Schubert Sonata. The second
Mr.
McEwen
will
give
two
fall.
pervade the rest of the concert.
p.m.
Tuesday
movement, Con moto (with
The visiting scholar is director lectures, in addition to informal
animation), was extremely well
of the National A r t Museum in
done. The haunting lyrical phrase
Salisbury, Rhodesia, and of the
seemed to echo in one's ears, The
museum's Workshqp School. He
final movement, Rondo: Allegro
began the museum's collection of
moderato, was a "fun thing." It
international a r t , including
was obvious Cockrell was enjoying
Western, Oriental, and Primitive
himself. It left the audience eager
works, and its extensive
Dy Daryl Lynne Wager
and is Writer in Residence at to hear him ply after the
about the "quality of talk" in h
exhibition program in 1956. The
The second in the series of
intermission.
Workshop School, which he lectures sponsored by the English poetry. The poet acknowledged Hollins College, Virginia. He has
The third piece was one of
founded, is a n o n - p r o f i t , Department was presented on the fact that he writes in a published six collections of
self-supporting
i n s t i t u t i o n Thursday, November 14, in the somewhat oral style, but doesn't poetry, including The Next Room Mozart's mosri significant works
for piano, the Fantasy in C Minor,
involving 70 artists who were to form of a poetry reading by think himself overly casual. For of the Dream,
K. 475. Cockrell again showed his
example, he admittedly prefers
Critical acclaim has not been
exhibit on three continents.
Howard Nemerov. Three hundred
ability at playing a lyrical phrase
Political shifts, including the students and members of the the conventional poetic form on unanimous; many critics feel that
with the right touch of controlled
dissolution
of
t h efaculty attended the reading, the page to some of the newer the element of self mocking in his
passion.
visual effects.
wit hampers the success of his
R hodesia-Nyasaland Federa tion, which was held in the ballroom of
Summing it up, Mr. Cockrell
Consultant in poetry for themost serious poems. Nevertheless,
the Campus Center.
Library of Congress for the year they recognize Nemerov for his gave a phenomenal performance,
Mr.
Nemerov
immediately
ability Lo represent in his writing which incidentally, reflects on the
captured the attention o f his 1963-64, Nemerov is currently on
high calibre of the faculty in our
leave from the Department of the helplessness and tragedy of
audience w i t h his sharp wit and
Music Department.
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ALBANY STUDENT PRESS
Hoopsters To Open Season
December 4th At Oneonta
LIRR
On Strike
State University at Albany released its 1968-69 varsity basketball schedule and announced that all 22
games will be broadcast live on WHRL, Albany. Jay Silverman and Bob Rice will handle the play-by-play
and color. This will be the first year the university has aired its contests on commerical radio. The season
opens December 4 at Oneonta.
The Great Danes will play
twelve games in their long-waited
2,800 seat gym in the new
physical education building on
campus.
Court Hears Tax Cases
Decision Due Next Week
Highlighting the season will br
the eighth annual Capital City
Tournament, a two-day affair thii
year. Defending champion Albany
will host St. Lawrence University
at 9 p.m. December 27, after a 7
o'clock Siena-Hamilton match.
The losers and winners will play
the following evening.
Khotoby Stu Rtttir
THE GREAT DANES, in preparation for their opening contest
Five opponents on the schedule
against Stony Brook have been working on reorganizing their offense
were not met last year. Included
following the loss of Scott Price.
among this five are West Chester
State College, St. Lawrence.
Merrimack, Hartwick, and
Oswego. The Danes were
scheduled to face Oswego last
Photo by Stu Rltttr
year, but snow forced cancellation
AMIA HELD ITS second annual swim meet this Thursday. Results were
The Harlem Globetrotters, include pre-game and half time of the game.
not available in time for printing in the paper.
world-famous
b a s k e t b a l l entertainment.
entertainers, will appear in the
Abe Saperstein, who founded
2,800 seat gymnasium of the the Globetrotters in 1927, died in
physical education building, State March 1966. A year later,
University at Albany, at 8:15 executors of his estate sold the
Tuesday evening, December 3. team to Potter Palmer, John H.
The show is being sponsored by O'Neil, Jr., and George N. Gillett,
the Community Programming Jr. The new owners are in their
Commission of the university's second season with the club,
Student Association. Barry Ross, which has won 97% of the 9,607
a sophomore at Albany, is games it played prior to this year.
chairman of the commission and
Player-coach Bob "Showboat"
in charge of all arrangements.
Hall will lead the Globetrotters
Tickets are on sale in the lobby into Albany. His twenty years
of the Campus Center from 10 with the team is a club record, as
a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and will is the 4,000-pluB games he has
be sold the night of the game, played during that time. The 6-2
when the doors open at 7:30 p.m. veteran is the top comic on the
University students with tax cards roster, having taken over from the
may purchase tickets for $1.75, late Goose Tatum as No. 1 court
while general admission is $3.
jester.
The Globetrotters, in their 43rd
Among Hall's teammates
year, have played before more December 3 will be Pablo
than sixty million fans in Robertson, at 5-7 the shortest
eighty-seven countries during their player in Globetrotter history; 6-3
career. They will meet the New Warren Daniels, 6-5 Doug Himes,
York Nationals in their Albany 6-10 Frank Stephens, 6-6 Willie
appearance. In addition to the Campbell, 6-10 Al Dixon, 6-5
basketball game, the program will Hubert Ausbie, 6-8 J.C. Gipson,
and 6-2 Ray Lother.
Masters Of The Court
To Appear December 3
Mat Season To Feature
Quadrangular Dec.7
The schedule for Albany State's
wrestling season was released
recently. Included in the schedule
is a quadrangular which Albany
will host to commence its season.
The schedule running from
December to March, is as follows:
Dec. 7 Quadrangular
llatRPI
14 at Central Connecticut
20 C.W. Post
Jan. 7 at Oneonta
11 Pittsburgh
Feb. 4 New Paltz
8 Hobart
11 at Maritime
15 at Potsdam
18 at Fairleigh-Dickinson
22 at Harour
March 1 Cortland
PRE-DATE DROP
JUST ONE
FRESHENS
BREATH
i INSTANTLY!
NOTICE
SUNYA will host the Albany
Womens' Invitational Swimming
Meet, Saturday, November 23
starting at 12 noon.
Nine schools
will be
participating: SUNYA, Skidmore,
U. of
V e r m o n t , U. of
Massachusetts, New Paltz,
Geneseo, Green Mountain College,
Castleton
College,
and
Pittsburgh.
Binaca
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Ote. 13, 1969
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Give your
contact lenses
a bath
tonight
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In order to keep your conlacl lenses as
comfortable and convenient as they were
meant to be. you have to take care of
them. But until now you needed two or
more separate solutions to properly
prepare and maintain your contacts. Not
with Lensine. Lensine is the one lens
solution for complete contact lens care.
Cleaning your contacts with Lensine
retards the buildup of foreign deposits on
the lenses. And soaking your contacts in
Lensine overnight assures you ol proper
lens hygiene. You get a free soaking case
on the bottom of every bottle of Lensine
It has been demonstrated that improper
storage between weanngs may result in
the growth of bacteria on the lenses.
This is a sure cause of eye irritation and
in some cases can endanger your vision
Bacteria cannot grow in Lensine which is
sterile, self-sanitizing, and antiseptic.
Just a drop or two of Lensine, belore you
insert your lens, coats and lubricates it
allowing the lens to float more freely in
the eye's fluids. That's because
Lensine is an "isotonic" solution,
which means that it blends with
the natural fluids of the eye.
Let your contacts be the
convenience they were
meant to be. Get
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NOVEMBER 2 0 , 1 9 6 8
ALBANY, NEW YORK
REFERRALS CONTESTING the validity of the Mandatory Student
Tax referendum were brought before Supreme Court Sunday
afternoon. From left to right in the picture are:Cheryl Heater, chief
justice; Paul Lieber man and Jim Folts justices; Candy MiTter and Adele
Endeikofer, stenographers.
The Supreme Court met on
Sunday afternoon in Assembly
Hall to hear evidence concerning
the validity cf the Student Fee
Referendum held October 23-26.
Cheryl Heater, the Chief
Justice, along with Associate
J u s t i c e s J i m F o l t s , Jay
Handleman, Paul Lieberman and
Pete MacMonagle listened for over
four hours to the arguments of
Duncan Nixon and Stratton
Rawson, who were respectively
representing the cases for and
against the legality of the
referendum.
Stratton Rawson was the chief
s p o i l s m a n for the three
plaintiffs: Keith Nealy, Steve
Kichen and Paul Schlect. Their
attack on the referendum
contained three major arguments.
Rawson, first cited that the voters
were not given any reason to
believe that legislation by Central
New Approach In Vermont
Gain Fame For Debaters
Albany State debaters 'stole the
show' at the Vermont Invitation
Debating Tournament at the
University of Vermont this past
weekend, despite their 9-23
official record, They managed to
do this by making the proceedings
more interesting, educational, and
pleasant for those who heard
them speak.
The topic being debated was
the national collegiate topic of:
Resolved: Executive control of
U n i ted States foreign policy
should be significantly curtailed.
Debates on this topic usually
b r i n g about
sophisticated
discussion of the powers of the
President and Congress in foreign
policy. Four members of the
Albany State squad argued u
rather unique case.
The members of the switch-side
debate team defined the chief
executive not at; the president, but
as god. This unusual approach to
the topic earned Albany State
recognition as the team with the
most interesting approach to the
resolve.
Word of 'the plan' spread
quickly among the other schools
at the tournament, More than
once, 'conservative' members of
the SUNYA squad were asked if
they were arguing the 'god case.'
The debating team of Stratton
Rawson and Tom Cervone, along
w i t h the team of
Doug
Goldschmidt and Dave Small
proposed the unique case. Each of
these debaters believe that they
Thorne Discusses
Housing Problems
by Tim Keely
Dr. Clifton C. Thorny,
Vice-President for Student
Affairs, met with students
yesterday to discuss u possible
alternative to off campus housing
for next year. Thome has been
officiating for several weeks ut the
Monday's President's Conference
with Sludenl-s in the absence of
President Evan It. Collins who has
been in Europe.
Thome's introductory remarks
included a note of congratulations
to the leaders and participants in
the University Telethon.
A question was then raised
concerning the need for housing
that will arise next fall.
"We've talked with ten private
developers about building off
campus residences for September
1, 1969. Currently we've entered
no formal agreement,'' Thorne
revealed.
'ITiorne then elaborated on the
solution that the University wa;
considering for additional
housing.
The proposed plan would be to
encourage a builder to construct
smalt pre-fabricated residential
units within a reasonable distance
from the campus.
"The existence of these units
rests, however, upon several 'lis,"
Thorne commented.
The list of 'IIV includes: that
the land can be found that is
suitable, that the contractor
wishes to proceed, and that
zoning regulations can be met.
Should these requirements be
met, 150 prefabricated units will
be installed for use by next fall.
Money to construct these units
would come from the Federal
Housing Administration,
"These units would serve the
purpose of present off campus
housing; that is apartments would
be rented to any interested
groups," remarked Thorne.
The units would consist of a
living-dining area, kitchen, bath,
and either one, two, or three
Continued to Page 2
had received and given a more
educational experience from
arguing the 'god case,'
The feedback received by coach
Jeanine Rice also was of a
complimentary nature. Coaches
from other colleges thanked the
'mother of god' for making the
tournament more interesting than
it normally would have been.
While the 'god case' (originated
by Stratton Rawson) did not
officially win debates on the
t o p i c , it earned SUNYA's
debating squad the reputation of
producing extremely interesting
debates.
Of the more conservative
debaters, the novice team of Dave
Ballinsky and Ellen Arshamsky
went undefeated throughout the
tournament. Jim Garvey and Jan
Anagnost also succeeded in
winning a majority of their
debutes as a team.
The Forensic Union meets each
Tuesday night at 7:30 in
Humanities 355.
Council would follow the
referendum. In the past, tiler*
h'«ve been times when a
referendum of the student body
was nothing more than an opinion
•ell.
Secondly. Rawson stated that
many of the procedures used in
conducting the referendum w e n
i m p r o p e r . The plaintiffs'
contended that "the voters were
not provided with protections
consistent with Common Law,
New York State Statute, or
Student Association Statute." As
an example Rawson asserted that
New York State election laws
require that a statement of
proposition be included in the
ballot. However, the petitioners
did not believe that the part of
the ballot reading "it hereby
refers the question of a
mandatory student fue to vou
[the voters]" was adequate .
Thirdly, Rawson argued that
the ballot, as worded in the
referendum, was editorialized and
biased. The ballot stated, in part,
that there is a need for "bigger,
better and more activities of [a]
recreational, social and education
nature." The plaintiffs stated that
WWWftsj.
the words "bigger, better and
more" were comparative t e r m
and not neutral ones. Keith Nealy
wrote in his argument before the
court, "the onlv change called for
is not voting in a referendum, but
voting yes in the referendum."
Duncan Nixon defended the SA
opinion along with Terry Mathias,
Vice-president 01' Central Council,
and with Mitch Foster and
Stephanie Rice, respectively
chairman and vice-chairman of
Election Commission. The
defendants presented the court an
eleven page brief which answered
Nealy's arguments on a point by
point basis.
one
of
the plaintiffs'
contentions was that Central
Council bill 6869-41, which called
for the referendum, did not
"make clear to the voter that the
result of the referendum would
determine whether or not we
would have a mandatory student
fee." The defense stated that
nowhere in "the constitution,
laws or enactments of Student
Association is there a reauirement
that such information must be
included in a hill empowering on
Continued to Pass 2
Faculty Urge Relief
For Biafran
Children
by Barry Kirschner
Faculty members of the
University's School of Criminal
Justice have sent a letter to
President Johnson, including a
petition, asking him to initiate
direct relief for the children of
Biafra. The petition was sent on
November 20, and was signed by
nine
members
of
he
department. Biafra is the
province in Southeast Nigeria
which
has d e c l a r e d
its
independence from Nigeria. While
a civil war is being fought,
thousands of Biafrans are dying
each week because supplies have
not been allowed to reach them.
Despite the impassioned pleas
of many distinguished persons
(including Senator Edward M.
Kennedy of Massachusetts), little
has been done by govern menu of
the world to help supply the
Biafrans with food.
The petition being sent to the
president reads:
The undersigned, members of
the faculty of the School of
Criminal Justice of the State
U niversity of New York at
Albany, respectfully urge our
government to initiate direct relief
shipments to the starving children
of Biafra, with or without the
assistance of available private
relief
o r g a n i z a t i o n s and
irrespective of the possible
technical infringement of the
sovereignty of any friendly
nation.
f*<rt9by»»o«*«N*.
THE RAPE AND INDIGNATION of Uttle Nell" packed the house at the. Telethon.
More plx, storm on pee* /.
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