Dane Hoopsters Win First Defeat Stony Brook AFL's Bills Will

Dane Hoopsters Win First
Defeat Stony Brook 57-52
T h e A l b a n y S t a t e basketball
squad registered its first win this
p a s t S a t u r d a y as t h e y defeated t h e
S t o n y Brook Patriots b y a score
of 5 7 - 5 2 .
A l b a n y was led in scoring by
t w e n t y - o n e p o i n t s for t h e night.
In amassing his t o t a l , Margison hit
six field goals a n d nine foul s h o t s .
T h e Great Danes led at half b y
a s c o r e of 28-20 as Margison
p o u r e d in f o u r t e e n p o i n t s .
T h e P a t r i o t s , however, began t o
close t h e g a p in t h e second half as
closed within t h r e e points b e h i n d
s h o o t i n g of
Kirschner. Jack A d a m s sealed t h e
g a m e , h o w e v e r , w h e n h e sank t w o
s e c o n d s left in t h e ball game.
STONY BROOK's Varsity c o a c h quickly learned not t o q u e s t i o n the
referee's decisions during last S a t u r d a y ' s g a m e .
Photo by Cantor
AFL's Bills Will
Draft O. J. Simpson
B U F F A L O , N.Y. U P I - R a l p h
C. Wilson, Jr. a b r u p t l y breaking
his c u r i o u s silence over college
most sought
player, said M o n d a y t h e Buffalo
Bills would p r o b a b l y reach for O.
J. Simpson in next
professional draft.
T h e Bills coach traveled t o Los
Angeles last week
S i m p s o n play when USC faced
Notre Dame.
T h e Bills' o w n e r said in a brief
s t a t e m e n t h e was embarrassed b y
1-12-1 record
t h a t gave
worst record and t h e right t o
n e g o t i a t e with Simpson. He said
no o n e player could c o m p e n s a t e
for t h e B i l l s ' s h o w i n g in 1 9 6 8 .
Buffalo with its 1-12-1 record
was guaranteed first pick in t h e
college draft S u n d a y when t h e
Philadelphia Eagles d o w n e d t h e
New Orleans Saints 29-17. T h e
w i n m a d e t h e i r record 2-11-0,
w i t h a final game yet t o be
We have n o t m a d e a final
decision nor will we until all the
college bowl games are o v e r , "
Wilson said, But Simpson is t h e
m o s t exciting college player t o
along in m a n y ,
seasons and t h e way it looks right
n o w we will p r o b a b l y draft him.
regulations t h e t e a m w i t h t h e
worst record in b o t h t h e A F L and
N F L is first t o c h o o s e in t h e draft.
Buffalo, plagued by injuries
t h e season,
t h r o u g h five q u a r t e r b a c k s . T h e
t e a m e n d e d its year S a t u r d a y in
H o u s t o n b o w i n g t o t h e Oilers
Wilson previously had been
silent in regards t o S i m p s o n , t h e
Heisman T r o p h y winner
S o u t h e r n Cal. But his head c o a c h ,
Harvey J o h n s o n , was lavish in his
praise of the n a t i o n ' s t o p running
I just c a n ' t conceive of a n y
t e a m n o t taking him, J o h n s o n said
after t h e Bills were assurred of the
t o p c h o i c e in t h e J a n . 2 8 draft.
He's a great r u n n e r , t h a t ' s all
t h e r e is t o it, J o h n s o n said.
Get him and you play him to
r u n with t h e football.
It certainly is nice t o b e in a
position w h e r e y o u k n o w you can
get S i m p s o n if y o u w a n t h i m . I
t h i n k he's o n e of t h e m o s t
developed in recent years and he's
a terrific r u n n i n g back, J o h n s o n
Rocky Beats Pat
ALBANY, N.Y. ( U P I ) - I n one
of t h e closests election battles
in New York S t a t e history, Gove r n o r Rockefeller t o p p e d c o m e
dian Put Paulsen by seven votes
in the unofficial results of t h e
write-in vote for president in the
November election.
T h e official tally of s t a t e votes
however showed that the
ove r n o r a n d t h e c o m e d i a n run a
p o o r s e c o n d a n d third t o S e n .
Eugene McCarthy.
T h e i n c o m p l e t e a n d t o t a l l y unofficial results released by t h e
New York s e c r e t a r y of s t a t e ' s
office gave M c C a r t h y 'M votes,
R o c k e f e l l e r 51 a n d I'uulsen '17
votes In the write-in c o n t e s t .
T h e D a n e s , w h o were h u r t b y
t o o m a n y fouls in their o p e n i n g
ballplayers foul o u t in this game
as Price a n d Jack J o r d a n b o t h
c o m m i t t e d five fouls.
With Price unable t o p e r f o r m at
p e a k efficiency, t h e Great Danes
are at a definite loss for d e p t h .
Last y e a r , Price was t h e leading
r e b o u n d e r for t h e squad and
played a t all t i m e s e x c e p t w h e n h e
was in foul t r o u b l e .
This year, however, the t e a m
has b e e n forced t o rely o n J a c k
Duffy t o s u p p l y the r e b o u n d i n g
a n d c e n t e r t h e offense. While
Duffy is n o t a p o o r player, h e
lacks b o t h t h e r e b o u n d i n g ability
and t h e scoring p o t e n t i a l of Price.
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Results of t h e
Frostbite Regatta:
• Marist
o u t j u m p e d b y his S t o n y B r o o k
P h o t o b y C a n t o r
1 0 %
D o r m s and sororities s h o u l d
n o w b e t h i n k i n g a b o u t forming
W.R.A. w o u l d like t o e x t e n d its
t h a n k s t o all t h o s e mombors
in setting
officiating volleyball i n t r a m u r a l s .
Special t h a n k s are directed t o
Mary Ann Z a h u r a k , volleyball
manager and c o o r d i n a t o r for t h e
time and effort she s p e n t in
effectively organizing and r u n n i n g
the program.
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T h e University Council a p p r o v e d r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s y c s l c r d a y w h i c h will alter Ihe
athletic program and s t u d e n t living p a t t e r n al o u r I 25 year old i n s t i t u t i o n .
institutional policy as p r o p o s e d in the report o f the ad h o c university athletics c o u n c i l .
T h e rationale slalcd thai a variety of athletic programs is necessary to meet Ihe
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Marc Strange
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to d e v e l o p , r e c o m m e n d , and evaluate policy on a c o n t i n u i n g basis.
T h e new Athletics Council will b e chaired b y ihe Vice-President for S t u d e n t Affairs,
Dr. Clifton ( . T h o m e . In addition l o T h o m e there will he twelve o l h e r m e m b e r s .
interests and needs of the university c o m m u n i t y ; that athletic c o m p e t i t i o n is necessary
This includes four faculty m e m b e r s on the following basis: o n e admissions p e r s o n n e l ,
in a balanced university p r o g r a m ; Ihe athletic program should he s t r u c t u r e d in such a
o n e faculty m e m b e r w h o is a representative to the N C A A , and i w o m e m b e r s n o m i n a t e d
way that risks associated with over-emphasis arc negligible; that athletics can serve as an
by the executive c o m m i t lee of the f a c u l t y S e n a t e .
from which greater interest can g r o w , and thai
Ihe program should
T h e major c o n c e r n of s t u d e n t s is the provision for six s t u d e n t s on the C o u n c i l . In t h e
original report
;o sii on the council with no vote,
implement a b r o a d e r intercollegiate athletic
fins would make possible, but not c o m m i t , the university d e v e l o p m e n t
of future p r o g r a m s in s u b s e q u e n t y e a r s , with Ihe possibility of football
b e c o m i n g a varsity sport by 1 0 7 2 .
T h e S t u d e n t Association A t h l e t i c Advisory Board was retained at
leasi for l % 0 - 7 0 a s Ihe m a n a g e m e n t b o d y for a t h l e t i c s .
In o l h e r action
residence hall regulations.
The student
P h o t o by Howie Mittleman
S T R A I G H T - B A C K E D Mary C a l d e r o n e espouses h e r t h e o r i e s o n t h e
c o n c e p t o f sexuality in t o d a y ' s m o b i l e w o r l d .
Collin s Succesor
Topic Of Meeting
S t u d e n t s will he able t o e x p r e s s
c o n c e r n i n g the selection of a
successor to Dr. Evan II. Collins,
president of Ihe University. A
n. e e t i n g
M Y S K A N I A t o provide an o u t l e t
for s t u d e n t o p i n i o n will he held
T u e s d a y , D e c e m b e r 17 al 7::i()
p.m. in H u m a n i t i e s .'Ifvl.
m e e t i n g will be able t o discuss
President s h o u l d b e selected o n
and give names of people I hey feel
s h o u l d b e asked t o bead t h e
Mishkin, u n d e r g r a d u a t e m e m b e r s
Of the Search C o m m i t t e e will
Council, and Mishkin, c h a i r m a n of
M Y S K A N I A , will give a r e p o r t of
the first t w o meetings of t h e
t o t h e rest of their
S T U D E N T S , F A C U L T Y , a n d S T A F F are e n c o u r a g e d t o present
believe the C o m m i t t e e
consider in its deliberations.
T h e C o m m i t t e e h particularly interested in t h e s t r u c t u r e of
schools and colleges, especially t h e College of Arts a n d Sciences,
Ihe C o u n c i l , which is responsible for regulations
governing s t u d e n t life on c a m p u s , a p p r o v e d proposals s u b m i t t e d by Ihe
?:.U) p.m. in (hi* Ballroom of (he C a m p u s ( e n t e r . All interested
M of football as a club sport
This program would include
in ihe fall of l % ° if the necessary b u d g e t a r y provision can be m a d e ,
The President's C o m m i t t e e o n A d m i n i s t r a t i v e O r g a n i z a t i o n
schedule were also a p p r o v e d .
will hold an o p e n hearing on T u e s d a y , D e c e m b e r 17, from I t o
T h e D i r e c t o r of Athletics w<
p r o c e d u r e sections are effective
after vacation. This allows t i m e ,
during Christmas vacation,
inform the parents of freshmen
w o m e n a b o u t t h e new policy
regarding hours and allows time
for Ilu* residence halls to set up a
provision for a voluntary sign-out
system. The closed door section
takes effect immediately because
no implementing procedure is
A t h l e t i c Council.
T h e in w policies are as follows:
I. There arc no curfew h o u r s
Co r a n y
U n iversity
Effective S u n d a y ,
1969. II. There is no m a n d a t o r y
University s t u d e n t . A voluntary
sign-out system may be provided
by the residents of the hall/or ht.ll
Effective- S u n d a y ,
v i s i t a t i o n , all s t u d e n t s
exercise their right to privacy by
leaving suite a n d / o r
doors closed and locked if they so
chose ,
E f f e c t i ve — F r i d a y ,
December Hi, 1968.
Association and o n e m e m b e r of the University C o u n c i l l o sit on t h e
" O n December 12, I'HiH the
University Council approved t h r e e
proposals which were formulated
by LA AC and a p p r o v e d b y a
n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s , faculty and
ad m in irt r at io n
o r gan izations.
These polities will give s t u d e n t s a
n u m b e r ol' additional freedoms
and responsibilities that will allow
s t u d e n t s to decide their o w n
limitations and be responsible for
their own actions. We are sure
that you will accept these new
responsible fashion.
to Ihe Presidenl o n l y Iwo s t u d e n t s were p r o p o s e d to represent
student bodv.
After the University Council
meeting yesterday, Victor L o o p e r ,
Chairman of the Living Area
A flairs Commission released Ihe
following statement
t h e effective d a t e of residence
their views on m a t t e r s
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s u p p o r t in t e r m s of facilities, finances, a n d slaff.
T h e Council approved the establishment of a p e r m a n e n t University Athletics Council
LA AC Bill
To Go Into
Effect Soon
teams if they are
i n t e r e s t e d . R o s t e r s should b e o u t
directly after Christmas since the
i n t r a m u r a l season is scheduled t o
begin t w o w e e k s i n t o t h e second
Policy should then dietalc a t t e n t i o n to s t u d e n t i n t e r e s t . aoDrooiate c o m p e t i t i o n , a n d
by Lwlie King
F - t r o o p has d o n e it again! In
their last m a t c h of t h e season
against the team which t o o k first
place in League I c o m p e t i t i o n ,
Alden III, t h e sevensome was
victorious in t w o o.it of t w o
games, t h u s taking their second
In o t h e r g a m e s : the playoff for
second place in League II saw
victorious over
Zenger; and in the game b e t w e e n
l e a g u e second
Schuyler w o n again, this time over
Alden II.
On t h e following Wednesday,
t h e Varsity H o o p s t e r s travel to
Central C o n n e c t i c u t S t a t e . Central
C o n n e c t i c u t leads in t h e series
w i t h A l b a n y , having w o n thirteen
of t h e t w e n t y - o n e games over t h e
During t h e v a c a t i o n p e r i o d , t h e
Danes will h o s t t h e Capitol City
Tournament on December 27-28.
T h e field includes Siena College,
University, and
H a m i l t o n College.
New Year's, the
Danes swing back into action at
Merrimack College o n J a n u a r y 6.
Their n e x t h o m e game will be on
Saturday, January
1 1 , against
S a t u r d a y against P r a t t I n s t i t u t e .
N^Ni! •
A Closed
Door In
125 Years.
With o n l y t w o m e n over 6 ' 2 " ,
A l b a n y c a n n o t b e e x p e c t e d t o win
t h e ballgame, b u t w i t h a fine team
effort t h e y m a y b e able t o present
at least a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e showing.
T h e g a m e against Buffalo is t h e
last h o m e g a m e for t h e team
before t h e C h r i s t m a s vacation.
Plattsburgh t o n i g h t t o a t t e m p t t o
gain their second victory of t h e
s e a s o n . Last year, in a high scoring
P l a t t s b u r g h Cardinals b y eight
p o i n t s , 9 6 - 8 8 . T h e Danes need
this victory as t h e y are facing t h e
S t a t e University of Buffalo this
Buffalo has a strong t e a m this
year a n d b o a s t height which will
p u t all b u t impossible pressure o n
A l b a n y ' s front c o u r t . T h e Bulls
have a 6 ' 9 " center w h o will
s u p p l y t h e Albany big m e n with
some tough competition under
the boards.
Margison in
scoring for Albany were Jack
A d a m s with eleven points and Jim
Caverly with t e n . Caverly also led
t h e t e a m in r e b o u n d s as he
gathered in nine.
S c o t t Price, w h o has been
b o t h e r e d b y a bad a n k l e , grabbed
Severn r e b o u n d s .
Progress Is
fellow c o m m i t t e e m e n all n a m e s of
c a n d i d a t e s r e c o m m e n d e d al t h e
meeting. T h e y h o p e thai
meeting wilt clarify the position
of the s t u d e n t s in t e r m s of what
v. a n t
had been a p p r o v e d b y the S t u d e n t
Affairs Council o f Ihe faculty s e n a t e .
T h e s t u d e n t proposals read as follows:
" 1 . T h e r e arc n o c u r l e w h o u r s for any University s t u d e n t .
2. There is no m a n d a t o r y sign-out p r o c e d u r e for a n y University
s t u d e n t . A v o l u n t a r y sign-out system m a y be provided by the residents
of the hall/or hall g o v e r n m e n t .
} . During visitation, all s t u d e n t s may exercise their right lo privacy
by leaving suite a n d / o r b e d r o o m d o o r s closed and locked if they so
T h e Council accepted lite pioposals in Ihe exact same w o r d i n g ,
Hie m e e t i n g
Dr. T h o m e
by saying, " O u r s t u d e n t
Ihe views of
b o d y has d e m o n s t r a t e d
T h e Council
they can
s t u d e n t s should
responsibility and looked with favor u p o n this kind of c h a n g e . "
Sexuality In The Framework
Of Today's Society Viewed
by Barbara H e y n e
executive d i r e c t o r of t h e Sex
I n f o r m a t i o n E d u c a t i o n Council of
s p o k e al the University on the
topic "Sex Al t i l u d e s m'.d Sex
E d u c a t i o n , " o n December 10. T h e
prose nt a t io n
jointly by t h e S t u d e n t Faculty
C o m m i t t e e on Di ugs, Sex and
Helaled Health Mailers ai d by Phi
Delia S o r o r i t y .
" I am not an e x p e r t in this
field, " began C a l d e r o n e , w h o is a
Vassar ami
University of R o c h e s t e r Medical
S c h o o l . S h e also h o l d s a degree
from Columbia Univorstiy. " T h e r e
are no e x p e r t s . "
C a l d e r o n e stated Iter p u r p o s e
and lout of S I E C U S "is n o t sex
e d u c a t i o n of t h e very y o u n g ; o u r
primary p u r p o s e is sex e d u c a t i o n
aimed at t h e adult c o m m u n i t y . "
S u c h information would guide
" t h e individual and his or h e r
sexuality in the frame-work of
today's society."
"Sex e o u c a t i o n begins at t h e
m o m e n t of birth and c o n t i n u e s
Calderone. What is taught in
schools u n d e r t h e title of sex
e d u c a t i o n is r e p r o d u c t i o n w h i c h is
(he result of sex. Sex e d u c a t i o n
must b e viewed in t e r m s of sexual
like a r e w a r d , " she e n u m e r a t e d ,
" o r as a s t a t u s s y m b o l , t o prove
Iheir i n d e p e n d e n c e , t o c o m f o r t
with; to
s o m e o n e , e m o t i o n a l b l a c k m a i l ; or
just t o pass t i m e . "
In Dr. C a l d e r o n e ' s o p i n i o n sex
is a m e a n s for t w o p e o p l e t o relate
lo each o t h e r in total i n t i m a c y in
" T h e r e are m a n y w a y s of
expressing s e x u a l i t y , " r e m a r k e d
('alderoiie. " E a c h cull ure has its
a c c e p t ed
maleness and femaloness," In our
society, she
n o t e d , we have
su b s t i i u t e d
Ie m i n i t y
a nd
masculinity, superficial aspects of
sexuality, which have placed ill
sexual act on a superficial level.
Sexuality in terms of " b o w men
and w o m e n relato to each o t h e r ,
h o w they have reacted t o life
e x p e r i e n c e s " also plays a role in
the s*'x act.
Many people use sex against
each o t h e r in an exploitative
inside or o u t s i d e of
marriage according to Calderone.
S o m e use sex " t o get somethine"
o r d e r t o d e e p e n their r e l a t i o n s h i p ,
continued un page 2
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o rr y
Africa," call
call n o
2 1 0 5 , course n o . A HIS 2 S 6 B ,
semester us s c h e d u l e d .
meet o n M o n d a y s , W e d n e s d a y s ,
llldg. at
a.m. T h e i n s t r u c t o r will he Mr.
J. I'uul Ward.
H. Peter K r o s b y
Department of History
Open Meeting To Tackle
Curriculum Change Reports
by Kathy ReUly
Photo by Sue Steiger
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas U r o l " which will take place 8 p m
Friday and Saturday, December 13 and 14 in the Assembly Hall
(Admission is free.)
Hebrew Language Class
May Be Realized Soon
O v e r 50 s t u d e n t s
expressed an interest in starting
Hebrew courses on campus next
semester. Because of the lateness
of the request, there is no
possibility of offering such a
course as a regular part of our
curriculum in the spring.
There is a possibility that the
course will be approved and
offered next fall through one of
the departments of the Division of
Through constant consultation
with Dean Perlmutter's office,
Hi I lei has been advised to
an informal course
during the second semester with
the possibility for obtaining credit
Although the University would,
in no way, be involved in offering
the courses in the spring semester,
students might still be uligible for
obtaining credit after the course
has been given. An examination
administered by this institution al
the conclusion of the course could
Sex As A Means
For Two People
To Co-Relate
continued from page 1
The quality of the sex act "serves
as an indicator of the quality of
the total relationship,"
In order to achieve sexual
m a t r u i t y , children must be
positively conditioned throughout
their formative years. [Jr.
Calderone declared that adults
must take the younger generation
into their confidence and together
they must decide what moral
standards in our society are worth
preserving. Society must provide
for children being ruised in a
stable environment.
"Sex education cannol be
taken from books," stressed Dr.
Calderone, "it is a part of our
environment. We must talk with
each other after studying and
upgrade this part of our lives
which society has downgraded.
We must prepare the young lor
I he ultimate question, 'How am I
,oing to use my sexuality'.'"1
then award students credit for
Two courses will be offered by
Hillel next semester. One is
Beginning Hebrew and one on the
intermediate level.
Those interested in taking the
course, should watch Tuesday's
ASP for a time for a meeting in
which the students will meet with
the instructor to discuss the time
the courses will be given.
Further information can be
obtained by calling either Judy
Kirchner at 457-8790 or Hersh
Cousin at 482-027H.
An open meeting to discuss the
reports from four task forces
concerning curriculum changes
will be held in the Campus Center
ballroom on Monday, December
16,1968, at 8 p.m.
The task forces, composed of
students and faculty members, are
each concerned with a specific
area. The four committees are
studying the academic calendar,
instruction, and an experimental
All interested students and
faculty members are invited to
attend. II is hoped that those
participating in the meeting will
contribute their opinions, ask
q u e s t i o n s and discuss the
problems of implementing the
committee's findings in the
Since October, the committtees
preparing reports based on their
research; these will be presented
on Monday night.
Chairman of the meeting will
be Dr. Allan Kuusisto, the
Vice-President for Academic
Affairs. Also present will be at
t w o special guests,
authorities in certain fields which
were studied by the task forces,
Dr. Franklin Patterson and Dr.
Harlan D. Hansen.
Hansen is associated with the
College Entrance Examination
Board, and is the director of the
Four-Schools Study. President of
Hampshire College in Amherst,
Massachusettes, a new, progressive
college, Patterson is a co-author of
"Making of a College-Plans for a
New D e p a r t u r e in Higher
Education." He is primarily
c o n c e r n e d with creating a
curriculum which combines a
independent study.
Dr. Arthur Collins, chairman of
the Academic
committee, commented that the
reports urge more flexibility than
in the present curriculum
stage; the other is for giving an
unmarried 22-year-old woman a
t u b e of vaginal foam (a
non-prescriptive birth control
device available at most drug
stores in other states).
The 100-year-old law, entitled
" C r i m e s Against
forbids the unmarried any access
to birth control information or
At Boston University, where
the fight began, students heavily
support Baird, and accuse the
school of hypocrisy. President
Arland Christ-Janer said the
school "could not c<
law-breaking," but, the students
p o i n t o u t , the
bookstore sells birth control
literature- also an illegal act under
Restaurant and
State Students
by Barry Kirschner
Staff Reporter
"How much control should the
executive branch have over
foreign policy?" This was the
topic open to a group discussion,
sponsored by the Forensics Union
(Debate Council) Tuesday, Dec.
The purpose of the event was
to demonstrate the difference
between group discussion and
d e b a t e . This difference was
specified by Sandra Fish of the
explained that the purpose of
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debate is to persuade, while group
information is useful in gathering
The discussion was conducted
by six members of Mrs. Fish's
Speech 104 class. Much of the
audience of about 200 came
of t h e
recommendation of many of the
Speech Department Faculty.
The analysis of the topic
included a broad history of
executive control of foreign
policy, and possible changes
which might be made to curtail
the power of the president. Ar.
emphasis was place on the
evolution of the U.S. from an
isolationist nation to a world
p o w e r and the
The relationship of Congress
8 pm
the state law.
Students in Boston and at other
universities across the country
have taken up fund-raising for
Baird's defense. But the people
Baird has helped-the poor,
mothers-are those will cannot
help him financially.
If money is not raised soon, the
cause of liberalized abortion and
birth control may have lost Us
most dynamic spokesman.
and foreign policy was also
mentioned many times. All of the
considered alternatives which
would curtail the executive's
power would increase the power
of Congress.
A proposal submitted by
Hubert Humphrey in 1969, which
would create a select group from
Congress to advise the president
on all non-emergency foreign
policy measures, received the
support of three of the panel
members. Two members of I he
panel advocated a continuation of
' n e status quo at the end c the
A p n / \ m r i
Applications for entry into the
Two-Year Air Force Reserve
Officers Training Corps are now
being accepted by Union College's
Air Force ROTC.
participate in AFROTC as a result
of a recent contract between the
U.S. Air Force, Union College and
The basic requirement for entry
into the AFROTC program is that
as uf September 1969 the
applicant must have two years
remaining as a full-time studpnl
before graduation. Entry into this
c o m m i s s i o n i n g program is
Applicants must agree lo enter
pilot or navigator training upon
graduation and commissioning;
achieve a qualifying score on the
Air Force Officer Qualifying Test,
pass the Air Force medical
evaluation and be selected by an
interview board composed of Air
Force officers.
All processing must be
completed prior to 1 March 1969.
encouraged to contact Union
College's A F R O T C
37<l-652a) for more informal ion
or lo be scheduled for the Air
Force Officer Qualifying 'lest on
I 1 January 1969.
Call IV 9 - 2 8 2 7
or IV 2 - 0 2 2 8
(Throe Suba Minimum)
Friday 13th
is a
special occasion.
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from 4 pm until 1 am
by next
until at
Discussion vs. Debate
Probes Policy Check
Birth Control Reformer
May Face Prison Sentence
BOSTON (CI'S) Bill Baird,
who two years ago set out to
Massachusetts state laws against
birth control, is almost at the end
or I he line this week in his fight
against a possible ten-year prison
The Massachusetts Supreme
Court is hearing his case this
week. II is not highly probable
that the slate's highest judicial
bench will look kindly on a man
who called il hypocritical and
then pioved it.
His two-year Tight has been one
against hypocrisy. Two years ago
Baird was invited to Iloston
University by the NEWS, its
students newspaper, to lecture on
birth control and give out
contraceptive devices. He lectured
to an audience of more than
2,500 people, and displayed and
explained the various methods of
birth control.
He was immediately arrested
(and subsequently convicted) on
two counts that allegedly violate
the state's provisions for "crimes
against chastity." Each of them
carries a Maximum sentence of
five years ill prison.
One live year penalty is for
showing birth control pills on a
Although some of the
could be implemented
semester, any major
would not be effected
least next fall.
DECEMBER 13 & 14
9 pm . 1 am
Friday, December 13,1968
by Linda Staszak
A bill was passed by the legislature on May 7, 1844
establishing a normal school in the county of Albany. The
school opened on December 18 with David Perkins Page as
the first principal.
Twenty-nine pupils attended the school which was
located in a depot building vacated by the Mohawk and
Hudson Railroad Company. The building contained two
study rooms, four recitation rooms, a lecture room and
During the early history the number of students was
limited to two from each assembly dislrict. There were no
scholastic requirements for admission not even graduation
from a district school.
The object of the institution was the instruction of
teachers of common schools in the science of education and
the art of leaching. The curriculum was limited lo common
school subjects and pedagogy. Instruction was chiefly
academic and teachers were chosen for their superiority at
icholars. The statute authorizing ihc establishment of the
school forbade Ihc study of any subjects not bearing
directly on Ihc science and art of leaching.
The course could be completed in Iwo terms. Graduation
was upon recommendation of Ihc Principal and faculty
based on moral character ai'd literary attainments ralhcr
than length of attendance. There was no standard of
attainment other then llie judgment of the faculty. Each
student was required lo sign a pledge thai he would teach in
Ihc dislrict schools of Ihc slate.
The first class consisting of five women and 2') men was
graduated in August. 1845. liy 1848 enrollment numbered
256. "A new law permanently established the school and
appropriated S15,00(1 for a new building which was located
al the corner of Lodge and Howard Streets.
A model or practice school was set up on the elementary
school level. During the term of Edward R. Waterbury, the
first graduate of the school to become one of its presidents,
a kindergarten was established as a branch of the model
The administration of William J. Milne brought a marked
change to (he character of the school. By 1890 there were
3,000 graduates and 7,000 other students who had gone on
to be teachers. Conditions of admission were so low that a
large part of the time was spent teaching subjects usually
taught in academics and high schools. Since the normal
school course was too short lo provide mastery of both
subject matter and methods it was decided to demand
A VIEW of a classroom in the old Willet Street School ot
the Albany Normal College. Lighted by gas, this room
contains the same type of plants as docs our present library.
Brubacher Begins MYSKANIA
As First College Government
The emergence ol a studenl
government al the University became
apparent in March of 1917 when a
MYSKANIA, was selected by a faculty
In 1917, MYSKANIA, an honorary
body composed of seniors appointed in
their junior year, was the studenl
government, and as one of its original
purposes, governed all studenl activities
other than athletics, as well as writing a
constitution for the siudent body.
i n s t i t u t e d weekly
assemblies, mandatory for every student
al Ihc college.
In 1921, the students of Ihc college
voled lo have a studenl organization
wilh officers elected in Ihc spring <>l
each year.
This first studenl organization,
resiilluig 11i>nt elections held lhal same
year, was composed of Ihrec officers
chosen from each ol the three uppei
classes, a council wilh members from .ill
linn classes, and a faculty mcmhci who
served as treasurer.
Sludenl government changed slowly
in ihc |930's. The constitution of the
Slate College Sludenl Association
vested all judicial power
ol Ihc
in MYSKANIA, all
executive power in Studenl council,and
all legislative power in Ihc assembly of
the Association.
The Constitution also defined
MYSKANlA's duties more fully,
including Ihc following: to organize the
by Nancy Durish
Staff Reporter
freshman class, to regulate intcrclass
rivalry, to uphold college traditions, to
supervise S.A. and class elections, and to
act as interpreter of the constitution.
The war-torn forties brought new
changes to the studenl government. A
levised constitution was drawn up in
1945, in which each class would have
four Studenl Council representatives. Il
also included the controversial clause
which slated thai MYSKANIA would
no longer be self-perpetuating, but
would be elected by the students.
in the 1964-65 academic year.
The new S.A. Constitution, ratified in
April of 1965, includes a system based
on five commission areas: living aicas,
academic interests, communications,
community programming, and religious
The constitution was the work of a
Provisional Council
which faced a
challenge-t o write a
constitution which would he the
foundation of a government structure
lhal was lo have adapled to this rapidly
During I he eaily fifties, the changing University.
enrollment in the college more than
doubled. Ihc mandatory weekly student
assemblies became inadquate, as Page
Hall could mil accommodate the entire
sludenl body, and a change appeared lo
be necessary.
In 1954, a new constitution was
proposed and defeated. By Ihc cud of
|95d. a ciisis in Ihc sludenl government
occurred and a new constitution was
deemed necessary.
A new coiisiilulioii, appioved in
1957, prevented I he collapse ol ihc
goveriiiiienl. Undci (his
document, the S.A. governmcnl would
supervise college aclivilies and cnler
nun ihc discussion and lormululion of
policy related to all facets ol college
The transitional period of ihc sludenl
governmcnl from the Senatorial system
to Ihc concept uf Central Council ard
several subordiualc commissions, in the
form of a Provisional Council, occurred
mastery of high school subjects before entrance. The
concentration would then be on complete and practical
professional tiaining.
On March 13, 1890, the Regents of the University of the
Slate of New York authorized certain changes in the
structure of the school. The name of the school was
changed to the New York State Normal College. Instruction
was restricted to methods, school economy, philosophy,
and history of education and other subjects directly related
to the science and art of teaching. Also the college was
granted the authority lo confer the degree of bachelor of
pedagogy on persons completing the course of study. The
college now had a strictly professional character.
Training of primary teachers continued lo be the chief
business of Ihc school until 1906. The school differed from
the ten other normal schools in the state in that it was the
only one lhal gave instruction in professional subjects only.
The emphasis was on teaching rather than scholarship.
Dr. Milne fell lhal pedagogy was superior lo subject matter
in the preparation of teachers. He is quoted as saying: "You
high school teachers need not know much chemistry; if you
only know the methods of leaching chemistry you will get
alone credilablv."
In April, 1914, authority was granted lo rename the
college Ihc New York Slate College for Teachers. In 1921.
Ihc College was placed on Ihc lisl of the Association of
American Universities. It was the first teachers college to be
approved by the American Association of University
Women, but as a liberal arts college not a teachers college.
Several new buildings were begun in 1920. These
included Page Hall and Milne High School. The
undergraduate qutit;. was 1,200 in 1933 wilh 300 freshmen
being admitted annually. The greal majority i.f studenls
lived in privalc houses and boarding houses until residence
halls for women were opened in 1935.
In 1938 a new policy of selective admissions was
instituted. Before September I, 250 students with a
Regents average of 87% or higher were accepled. Then on
registration day 50 were admitted from the top of the lisl
of remaining candidates. In 1943, the entrance
requirements were liberalized.
The Education Lav/, amended in 1948, established the
S t a l e University of New York and placed the
administration of the New York State College for Teachers
under the general direction of the trustees of the Slate
University. The final transfer of the College to the Stale
University became effective April 1, 1949. On September I,
1959, by act of the Trustees, the name of the college was
changed to the State University of New York College of
education al Albany. The name was changed on October
16, 1961 to Ihc Stale Universily College at Albany.
The full transition from Teachers College to University
took place in 1962 when the present name was given lo the
new Universily Center, State University of New York at
THE FIRST CENTRAL COUNCIL met before the University had moved to its new location. O ck
Thompson, center, presided as first Piesidenl.
Frosh Victimized
By Class Rivalry
by Gale McAllister
Staff Reporter
In its history, the New York State
Teachers College, which is now the State
University at Albany, has had eleven
Its first President, when the institution
was called the State Normal School, was
David Perkins Page. Hi* presidency, or
principalship, lasted fiom 1844 to 1848.
Page had very little formal education and
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DAVID P. PAGE, Tint principal,
for the
establishment of the institution.
was basically a self-educated man.
Theory and Practice of Teaching, a
book concerning methods of teaching
written by Page, is considered one of his
greatest contributions.
When Page died in 1848, George R.
Perkins took over the presidency of the
school until 1852. Perkins was considered
one of t h e m o s t
mathematicans in this state."
Samuel B. Woolworth held the
p r e s i d e n c y of t h e s c h o o l from
1852-1856. Hn was the first President to
have a college education. Woolworth was
also responsible for first introducing the
lecture method to the Albany school to
help replace the recitation method.
David H. Cochran took over the
Presidency in 1856 and held it until
1864. Cochran was considered to have
been a successful President. The next
President, Oliver Arey, did not get along
well with the faculty; his administration
only ran from 1864 to 1867.
From 1867 to 1882, Dr. Joseph Alden
was President of the College. It has been
writen that he was an "intolerable" man,
but most of his contemporaries agreed
that he was a better educator than he was
an administrator.
Dr. Edward P. Waterbury, President
from lfc.82 to 1889, accomplished several
administration. First, he reorganized the
Alumni Association. Then, he compiled
an historical catalog of the graduates of
the Normal School. The Willett Street
b u i l d i n g was c o n s t r u c t e d during
Waterbury's administration.
During the years 1889 to 1914, Dr.
William J. Milne was President of the
college, and he instituted a broader field
of study. Dr. A. R. Brubacher, the ninth
President of the College served from 1915
until his death in 1939. During this time
he transformed the old Normal College
into the Teachers' College.
Among Burbacher's accomplishments:
he gained national recognition for the
college, he raised the status of the
factuly, obtained more extra-curricular
activities for the students, developed
Student Association, raised the standards
for admission, had three buildings
erected, and worked for an extension of
the curriculum.
Dr. J. M. Sayles was the next President
and stayed until 1948. During his
administration Sayles and Pierce Halls
were erected.
Dr. Evan R. Collins, President since
1948, has guided the College, and now
the University, through its greatest
by Gale McAllister
Staff Reporter
UK. A.B. BRUBACHER, called by the
students, "Brubie," was President from
1915 to 1939
changes. Alden, Waterbury, and
as well as the new
c o m p l e x , were b u i l t d u r i n g his
administration. Now after 20 years,
Collins will leave behind a University that
he began, guided, and established in the
academic \
Campus Societies Grow
Community Minded
by Valerie Ives
P r o b a b l y one of the earliest
organizations on campus was the
Philomathean Society, formed about
1870. It was composed of young ladies
who met once a week for the purpose of
instruction and entertainment.
The Newman Study was organized in
1908. The purpose of the club was to
study tiie life and works of the Cardinal
John Henry Newman. Another important
organization existing at this time was the
Young Women's Christian Association. Its
function was to unite the students of the
college in Christian fellowship and
promote the well being of new students.
The first sorority. Delta Omega, was
formeo in 1890. The promotion of
physical, literary, ard social activity for
its members were its purposes. Since
then, fraternities and sororities have been
an active part of the campus. Formed in
1897, Kappa Delta is now the oldest
sorority on campus. Its function was one
of "furthering friendship, loyalty, and the
development of the individual." The first
fraternity was Phi Delta.
World War I brought about a
curtailment of fraternity life. The
Intersorority Council was formed around
1920 and it sponsored an annual ball, like
Winterlude which is now held by Special
Events Board. In 1931, the Edward
Potter Club appeared. Rejecting the idea
of a Greek letter, the thirteen men who
organized it named the club after a
member of the class of '20, who was
killed in World War I.
Even by 1900, these organizations
provided only limited activities, such as
the freshman reception and some plays
produced by the sororities. The Greeks
still sponsored most of the activities even
after World War I. One major activity,
however, was started in 1922, when the
first Campus Day wus held and the first
Campus Queen was crowned. This
developed into what is now Homecoming
The first student publication was
begun in June 1892, "the Normal College
Echo." This was considered the main
unifying lorce of the school, "reflecting
college activities and interests." The State
College News was organized in 1916, and
the yearbook, "Pedagogue," in 1912.
Sports have never really been much of
an important pj.rt of the college. The first
intercollegiate football game was played
in 1922 by the freshman team. Hockey
was organized in 1916. In 1925, neither
team received appropriations in the
budget and have not been brought back
Soccer, the major fall sport, was
organized in 1949. The proposal for
funds to begin a fall varsity sport was
presented to a student assembly and
soccer was decided upon, soccer
equipment being less expensive than that
for football. Basketball, probably the
most stable and successful sport,
appeared in 1916, and wrestling began in
The Student Music Council brought
the Trapp Family Singers to Page Hall in
December of 1949. The Trapp Family
was made famous by the broadway play
and movie based on their lives, "The
Sound of Music."
The Forum of Politics sponsored a
PRESIDENT EVAN R. COLLINS, who announced he will leave the University next
September, has lead the University through its greatest change. The immediate problem
facing the University is who will be able to fill his position.
music with special events, such as sports
speech given by Eleanor Roosevelt here
or speeches. The programming varies,
on October 19, 1961. "How tile United
according to whoever is emcee for the
States Can Best Influence the World
Against Communism" was her topic.
The University Freedom Council
The movement for a radio station was
invited Bayard Kustin, civil rights
begun in 1953, but the activity was not
organizer to the University on November
actually started until October, 1962. The
20, 1964. He spoke about the future of
State Radio Station, WSUA, began
civil rights. The Freedom Council utod
broadcasting in February of 1963. The
the topics as a basis for a panel
station's broadcasts consist mostly of
discussion. He said that the Negro does
not seek special rights and privileges, but
that "he will not be stopped from sharing
in all the institutions of American life.
There is nothing revolutionary about
SOCCER, instituted as a college sport in 1549, may enounter another fall sport
next year, football. This 1956 team starts its daily practise before a Torch pliotograplier
Also sponsored by the Freedom
Council was an appearance made by
James Farmer, piominent figure in the
civil rights movement. He said, among
other things, that segregation in northern
ghettos in many ways is and will he
harder to combat than segregation in the
rural South.
The Forum of Politics sponsored a
lecture on March 12, 1967, by Harrison
Salisbury, a Pulitzer Prize winning
journalist who had toured North Vietnam
during the last week of 1966. He was
noted to have said that the Vietnam Wi.r
could end in six months. This same group
brought the recent appearance of Allen
Cinsburg to the campus.
Today, the traditional academic clubs
are still a part of the college, but there are
also more community-active clubs. No
longer are faculty members required to
act as advisors; the students run their own
When the State University at
Albany used to be State Teachers
College, there were a lot more
traditions than there are today.
Most of these traditions centered
about the incoming freshmen
Always there were the class
rivalries. The biggest of these was
the rivalry between the freshmen
and the sophomores.
Back in 1927 the Sophomore
class was allowed to make up rules
and r e g u l a t i o n s which the
Freshmen had to obey.
The class of '31, when they
were sophomores, ruled that any
who broke with
traditions three times had to
IN MAY, 1883, money was appropriated for a new school on Willett Street facing Washington Park. apologize publically to the entire
There were roo ms for experimental work in chemistry and physics, a reference library, reading rooms, and student body.
Another tradition of the 1920's
an assembly hall but no gymnasium.
that has since been outdated, was
when the incoming Freshman
class entered the gym where they
were to be greeted by the
sophomore class, they all had to
bow to the sophomore's banner,
crawl on the floor, and shake
hands with a rubber glove that
by Betty Anderson
the whole, the school was representative of the
was dripping with starch. Then
Staff Reporter
country with a large majority indifferent and a small they were told to have fun for
minority interested in current issues.
three and a half hours.
Involvement and awareness of the State
World War II caused an increasing interest in
One tradition, that is certainly
University at Albany in the society around it has
important issues oriented toward international not in effect today is the no cut
not been very active until recently. The emphasis at
topics rather than societal problems such as the rule. No students were supposed
the end of the century was on the seriousness of the
Debate Council sponsoring a discussion on "What to cut any classes at all, and il
student in studying and preparing himself to
they did it was likely that they
Should be U.S. Policy toward the Far East."
become a teacher. The student was encouraged to
Finally in the 60 's a greater number of groups would fail the course.
attend to religion for outside activities.
Most students take it for
were organized, with interest in political and social
Most of the time, only elections were considered
issues. This activity began with such groups as granted that they are able to use
important enough to be recorded in the newspaper
the University's cafeteria facilities
Freedom Council and Forum of Politics. Interest in
which was indicative of the Universities involvment
for studying purposes. However,
the community developed with efforts to work in in the 1920 s it was a privilege to
in political and social issues.
so. The cafeteria was only
In the early part of the twentieth century,
Students became involved in politics with groups open a few hours in the morning
outside interest still centered on religion as shown
like the Young Republicans and Students for A and a few hours at night for study
by the many Bible study classes. Later, students also
Democratic Society. The student participation in purposes.
became involved in YMCA and YWCA activities.
the 1968 election points out the glowing
The Freshmen of the 1920's
Eventually early in this centruy social awareness was
were given a handbook, the
committment and activism on this campus.
defined in terms of Campus Queens and proms.
Involvement Within Society
Mark Of This Generation
Indicative of the issues considered relevant to
students and attitudes of students toward issues in
society can be seen in lectures delivered at the
during this period. Booker T. Washington
spoke on the Negro's position in society:"...like all
other race problems, will be solved by the success of
the people, and success always means recognition."
Another more flamboyant speaker, Dr. Sherwood
Eddy of the YMCA, argued that the worst problems
of society in 1928 were sex relationships and water
power monopolies. While in 1929, another speaker
declared liberalism was more tolerated since rotary
clubs and churches invited speakers who differed
from their viewpoint.
In the early part of the centruy, most of the little
activity oriented toward the outside society was
political with an emphasis on foreign affairs. In the
twenties, during the Washington Naval Conferences,
disarmament was an issue debated on campus. On
ft . 1 fiBrfi
THIS BUILDING, vacated by the Mohawk and Hudson Railroad Company, housed thr
Normal School from 1844-1848. It was located on State Street and Maiden Lane.
THE OLD CAMPUS, as seen by an artist during the first decade of this century, was built to replace the Willet Street School, which burned
in 1906.
"Frosh Bible," which told them
what the traditions at the College
All Freshmen were made to
wear buttons that said they were
One girl did not wear her
button and was then made to
wear a sign one foot in diameter
saying "Oh Wretched Me! I broke
One of the better traditions at
State Teacher's College was the
annual election of Campus Queen.
The crowning and election of
IheQueeen took place in the early
fall along with Campus Activities
D a y , all s u p e r v i s e d
Prior to the election in the fall
of 1927, there was usually a big
controversy as to whether the
Campus Queen would be blonde
or brunettes.
In the previous four years two
blondes and two brunettes had
been elected and the students felt
that 1927 would be the deciding
They would finally know if
blondes were more popular than
Campus Activities Day was
much the same in 1927 as it was
this year, in 1968. It was mainly a
time when Freshmen could sign
up with various clubs that they
were interested in.
On the first day that the
Freshmen arrived in 1927, they
were officially greeted by the
faculty and the President of the
College at both a tea and the
The latter remains basically
how it used to be. However, the
faculty members and the members
of the Freshmen class have grown
so drastically over the years that it
is no longer possible to have every
one attend as it once was.
Another tradition of the past
that is linked with class rivalries
and school spirit is the election of
a song leader and cheer leaders for
each class.
Also, officers used to be elected
from each class in the College.
There was even a time in the
history of the State College when
Freshmen were not allowed to
look Minerva in the face.
In 1938, such traditions as an
"all-college bonfire rally and pep
meeting" were popular.
After the bonfire all students
would join in a snake dance to
show that they were all friends.
This usually took place on
Activities Day in the fall of each
Such events between Freshmen
and Sophomores as the banner
hunt, mascot hunt, and the tug of
war showed class rivalries in 1938.
Things often got out of hand.
Much like the present day
Freshman orientation, in 1938 the
College would send the girls to a
camp the weekend before school
began, and the boys to another
At the camp the Freshmen
would learn the traditions of the
school and a little about the
academic life.
Also, at the beginning of each
year the Juniors would hold a
reception at Draper Hall for the
incoming Freshmen and the
Sophomores would hold a party
for them.
Traditions used to be numerous
at the Stale Teachers College at
Albany. There was a tradition or
rule or regulation to govern every
move a student made.
Today, at the State University
at Albany, few of the old
traditions remain.
Beatles9 Film Trip:
Best Voyage Ever
Among Student Obligations:
Attend Chapel Each Morning
THE CAST OF "THE RIVALS" entertained the college community
in 1911. Such performances once highlighted the academic year.
Sept. 30, I960
Without a doubt, the controversy between the City of Albany and
the State of New York concerning the future proposed site of our
campus at the country club is the most heated issue we have witnessed
during our three years here. Apparently the citizens of Albany have
overlooked very important economic and cultural factors which prove
the worth of our college to this community.
Do they realize that we as college students spend a conservative
estimate of 3/4 million dollars in Albany per year in small
purchases-toiletries, stationery, admission, and incidentals? The
importance of this lies in the fact that this money is a transfusion-new
money added to the circulation. This figure ignores the three to four
thousand parents who transport the students to college and return for
visits, the thousand oi more summer students and the visitors to the
college's conferences and meetings, all of whom arc spending money in
Albany's hotels, restaurants and stores.
Or do they realize that the stale budget puts into circulation through
the college about two and a half million dollars each year? Most of this
is in salaries and wages, which are spent right here in the Albany area.
Does any other area industry have a more direct economic effect? How
important is it to us all to keep such an employer in Albany?
Do they realize that we avail to them a staff of profesional experts in
many fields including scientists and psychologists, speech experts and
socialogists who serve on boards of Albany agencies and aid in the
Councils of Community Services?
Where do their children play? Who uses the twelve State College
tennis courts and the four Softball diamonds in Saint Mary's Park?
How many opportunities do other communities have for an Arena
Theater, a concert by Rise Stevens or Jerome H ines; or a lecture by
Hans Kohn? These cultural advantages offered by our college makes
Albany a better place to live. Without us would Albany be able to
afford these cultural opportunities?
We have mentioned only a few of the contributions State College
offers this community. Our objective in attending Albany State is to
become teachers, to prepare and educate the children of these Albany
citizens. U t us hope that they realize our worth and appreciate our
existence here.
Barbara Libous: Editor-in-chief of State College News
may wear mustaches or wristwatches. 4) No
by Nancy Durish
Freshman is to be allowed at the Hampton, Keeler's,
Staff Reporter
Ten Eyck, or Oriental-Occidental unless chaperoned
In 1904, a suggestion from the Student
by parents or guardian. 5) No Freshman will be
Handbook, published by the YWCA, read "every
allowed to occupy the the bunches in the rotunda
student will find it her privilege and duty to attend
around Minerva lesttheydesecratc Minerva.
chapel each morning at nine o'clock. It also went on
During the first half of the century debates
to say that in order to "maintain the devotional
spirit and dignity of the service" all talking was to between the classes were taken very seriously.
Gradually , However, their seriousness, involving
be prohibited.
The above rule is one of the many instituted by topics of current world problems, decreased until in
the students and accepted by the University's 1960, the topic of the last debate wvs "Should
administration, especially during State's period as a Mermaids Have Long or Short Hair."
In the early 1930's, every freshman wore a large
normal school.
Women were told the proper way of acting in white bib with his name on it, and a special button
public, the proper display of courtesy, the on his right shoulder. The frosh also had to wear
opportunity for formation of lasting friendships at beanies until the first snowfall.
Through the years, although Rivalry has declined
the college, and the need for consideration of
almost to its present state of non-existence, it has
Country girls were warned that they were now served many purposes. Many feel that rivalry on this
campus should be revived, as it instills in people a
living in the "city" and to "act appropriately."
feeling of identification with the University and
Regulations for freshmen women in the early
forties included reporting back to their houses by adds a little spirit action to what can so easily
10 p.m., Sunday through Thursday and by 12 p.m. become a spiritless college existence.
on Friday and Saturday nights. All upperclass and
graduate women had an 11 p.m. curfew, Sunday
through Thursday and a 1 a.m. curfew on Friday
and Saturday nights. For special college dances the
curfew was extended for all students to 3 a.m. and
for formal house dances to 2 a.m.
On February 8, 1918, MYSKANIA inaugurated
organized rivalry or hazing between the freshman
and sophomore classes with the belief that State
needed a unified college spirit.
Until 1953, the Rivalry ended on Moving-up Day
in May, encompassing nine months of intcrclass
competition. At this time it was shortened to
terminate on Campus Night in early October.
During these years, Rivalry served as the center of
State's social and extra-curricular life, with all
classes actively participating.
Early in the 1920's the Student Handbook listed
eighteen rules for fieshmen to follow, including: 1)
Freshmen must hold doors open for all seniors to
DR. TIMOTHY LEARY was brought to speak at
pass. All seniors shall enter street cars before
Freshman. 2) No Freshman girl may wear her hair
the University last semester. He spoke a message to
down her back. 3) No men of the Freshman class
the students that would have been unspeakable
Drawing, Mental Arithmetic,
Orthography Taught Here
Linda Staszak
The s u b j e c t s of primary
importance in the State Normal
School were those required by law
to be taught in the common
s c h o o l s - r e a d i n g , orthography,
writing, arithmetic, geography and
English grammar-as well as
trigonometry, higher arithmetic,
history, science of government,
natural philosophy, chemistry,
h u m a n p h y s i o l o g y , mental
arithmetic, vocal music and\
The professional aspects of
these subjects were emphasized
and only tliose subjects necessary
in preparing elementary school
THE ALBANY GENTLEMEN'S COUNTRY CLUB wi.s laid to waste only to produce a University,
ashowplace of the State University system, and a new community of 10,000.
teachers were taught.
A practice school opened in
May, 1845, to afford pupils the
o p p o r t u n i t y to practice the
methods they had learned. They
spent two weeks in the practice
unit-one as observers and one as
t e a c h e r s . The piactice unit
changed from an elementary
school to a secondary school, now
known as Milne High School,
when the school became known as
the State Normal College.
In 1890 the Regents of the
University of the State of New
York made certain changes in the
structure of the school. The name
was cnanged to the New York
S t a t e Normal College and
i n s t r u c t i o n was limited to
professional subjects such as
philosophy of education, systems
of education, history of education
and methods of leaching all
subjects tuught in the public
schools at the time.
The school was reorganized in
1905 to provide a four year
course of study in liberal arts and
pedagogies. By 1909 there wore
158 academic and pedagogical
courses in such subjects as Latin,
Psychology, Pedagogy ami
I'll i l o s o p h y , G o v e r n men I,
Economics, Physical Hciuncr,
Biological Science, Fine Arts and
Dr. Milne organized the
curriculum into six courses of
instruction. The English course
was two weeks of work almost
solely in professional subjects
such as psychology, school
economy, school law, sanitary
science, practice teaching, and
methods of teaching the various
subjects. Graduates of the course
received a license to teach but no
A Student Army Training
Corps was set up on June 15,
1918 to p r o v i d e
instruction and equipment for all
men in the college. Known as
"Section B" it gave instruction in
military drill, auto mechanics,
carpentary, radio signal work,
typographical drawing and war
After January 1, 1943 a
candidate to teach high school in
New York must have completed a
four year curriculum leading to a
baccalaureate degree and 30
s e m e s t e r hours in approved
advanced course.
By 1955 B.A. degrees were
being offered in English, French,
G e r m a n , Latin, mathematics,
Spanish, Social Studies, and
science. The B.S. degree was being
offered in Biology, Chemistry,
C o m m e r c e , mathematics and
Physics. The graduate program
provided work leading to
certification valid for teaching an
academic subject in high school as
well as the Master of Arts and
Master of Science in liio, (.'hem,
Physics, commerce education,
Egnlish literature, French, Latin,
S p a n i s h , Mathematics, Social
Studies and speech. A Master of
Science was also granted in
Library Science.
By 1902 the Master of Arts or
Master of Science also included
Business and History and the
degree Doctor of Education, was
also being granted.
By 190(1 Schools of Nursing
and Criminal Justice had been
added and the school had made
the transition from a teacher's
college to a liberal arts university.
THE STATESMEN, the University's male chorus presented a number of selections Thursday evening
during a special choral program of the Music department. Their performance was well done as in the past.
Harvard Radcliffe Chorus
Provides Beautiful Music
bv Fran Dreher
The Harvard-Radcliffe Glee
Club presented a concert on
Sunday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m.
The concert was held in the
Campus Center Ballroom.
The Radcliffe choral society
began by singing "Dulcis Christe"
by Michel Angelo Grancini, Five
Carols by Peter Maxwell Davies
'' Hegyi Ejszakak" by Zoltan
Kodaly, •Heute ist Christus der
Herr g e b o r e n " by Heinrich
Schutz, "Helas M'amour" by
Clemens non Pape, and "Debat la
noste" by Claude Le Jeunc.
Their best song was an insertion
whose translation would be "See
the Gypsy Munching Cheese."
They made excellent use of
background vocal elfects, such as
humming; one piece was a solo
with accompaniment from the
The Harvard Glee Club then
sang jointly with the Radcliffe
Choral Society, presenting Three
Songs by Claude Lc Jcune. The
addition of men's voices gave the
performance a churchlike quality:
beautifully fullchorus.
T h e Harvard Glee Club
continued alone, singing "Der
Herr segne euch" by J.S. Bach,
"Wilt Thou, Unkind, Thus Leave
Me" by John Dowland, "Come,
Sirrah Jack Ho" by Thomas
Wcelkes, Five Slovak Songs by
Bcla Bartok, "Y pren ar y bryn"
by William Mathias, and "Up the
Street," a Harvard song.
Their best was "Wilt Thou,
Unkind, Thus Leave Me," their
low, full voices rendering the
words clearly with expression.
"Up the Street" was also very
enjoyable, during which a pianist
successfully imitated a drumroll.
After a short intermission the
two groups performed jointly
again. They sang three choruses
Requiem by Giuseppe
Verdi: Sanctus, Agnus Dei, and
Libera Me.
The conductor, Elliot Forbes,
was e x c e l l e n t . He briefly
explained many of the foreign
.(digs, and by his movements it
was evident that he experienced
every note. The audience, largely
composed of residents of the
Albany area, was absorbed
throughout the concert
^ ^
Representative w i l l be visiting S U N Y
Campus to adininister the Air Force
O f f i c e r Q u a l i f y i n g E x a m i n a t i o n on 14
1968, The test w i l l be
administered at the Social Science
B u i l d i n g , R o o m 2 6 1 . The e x a m i n a t i o n
w i l l start at 9:00 a.m. and lasts
a p p r o x i m a t e l y 5 1/2 hours.
There Is no obligi»»i«n in taking the
test. A l l seniors (females included) are
invited t o take the test. The tost for
females lasts a p p r o x i m a t e l y 2 hours. If
y o u have not signed up to t . k e Ihe ti-st
y o u may d o so by calling Sgt Uulanger
at 4 7 2 - 2 4 6 5 .
A p p l i c a t i o n s for (2 co-chairmen):
Winter! tide.
Sing, Campus Chest and Telethon.
A p p l i c a t i o n s available at C.C. I n f o .
M O n d a y , Dec. 16,
Refer thorn to Campus V i e w p o i n t and
Board members.
Plan t o see the show put on by the
famous h y p n o t i s t J o h n Kalisli Sunday
evening Jan. 12, 1969 sponsored by
Colonial Quad B o a r d .
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— .... n/l *:
process L.*,
by It,.,
the l"!v>,n
Dept. of the University. Call
457-7M1 or 457-8300.
1. Electric lights should not be
used oil a metal tree. Illumination
should be only by spot or
reflective lights.
2. If the artificial tree is other
than m e t a l , it should be
noncombustiblc, displaying an UL
All decorations other than trees
which might be used should also
be noneombustible. This includes
tinsel, paper, sprays or other
material whlchi would be used to
d e c o r a t e individual
corridors, stairways or places of
> I i
C o l o n i a l Q u a d Christmas Party Wed.
entertainment and refreshments.
Applications lor Campus
('enter (iovcrning
positions, may he picked up al
flie Campus Centei Information
'Desk until Deeemhei ll), l % 8 .
"Out of Sight"
Desires Work
Mike 43H-6587
Cassan To Play
Sweet Charity
In Review
by Trudy Wrubel
"The story of "Sweet Charity,"
basically sad and pathetic, offers a
hopeful ending. My role as
Charity is the most exciting
experience in my life, and I intend
to concentrate all my efforts on
Claudine Cassan, commenting
on the State University Revue
production o f "Sweet Charity"
opening February 28th in the
Campus Center Ballroom, heads
the cast in the starring rote of
i Charity Hope Valentine, the
dance hall hostess who is looking
Films In Flag r o o m of D u t c h Quad for love.
Dec 13 F r l . n l g h i at 7 and 9 p.m.
Claudine, a
Admission .50. Charlie C h a p l i n , W.C.
Fields " R o a d R u n n e r . "
freshman from Queens, is the
A n open meeting t o discuss the daughter of a French restaurant
forces owner. A speech with dramatics
concerning c u r r i c u l u m changes w i l l be emphasis major, she has studied
held in C.C. B a l l r o o m M o n . , Dec. 16, 8
drama for two years and has acted
' T h e Devil and Daniel
S. A . is seeking applicants for t w o
Faculty-Student W e b s t e r "
c o m m i t t e e on s t u d e n t Conduct (one C a r n i v a l . " A v o t e * s t u d e n t f o r f i v e
undergrad and one grad). S. A. Is also y e a r s , s h e has a b e a u t i f u l l y t r a i n e d
seeking graduate students w h o are
H e r
e x p e r j e n c t .
interested In serving on Ihe various
c o u n c i l s o l Faculty-Senate or w h o h i g h
would like to serve on F S A or on the professional German choir, and in
subcommittees o l S t u d e n t t n ( ! " F l o w e r s " t r i o a n d c h o r u s o f
and . . K l l | c i d l , s t . o p e " „ r e e v i d e n c e
applicalions are available at the S.A.
olficc, c.c. Rm. 3C7.
her musical ability.
In order to facilitate transportation to Holiday Sing, there will he
buses running at the following times: Shuttle litis: 5:30-7:00 p.m..;
The Shuttle litis will stop at regular slops, run continuously and be
marked Holiday Sing. Extra buses for downtown: 6:10, 6:30, 6:40
p.m. from Alumni Quad; 11:40 p.m., 12:10, 12:30 a.m. to Alumni
Special Events Hoard invites the entire University community to i
Holiday Sing. The Sing will be held on Sunday, December 15. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will he on sale today and al the door. Free
with student tax and $.75 without. Your hosts, Ko Cania and Vic
Looper co-chairmen
This will be the hist classified ad section for Ihe semester.
The next insertion will he Friday, February 7, 1969.
The minimum price for a classified ad will be $.15 ut $.05 per
We will accept no ads that are of a slanderous or indecent nature.
THURS. DEC. 19 AT 4:00 PM
They deliver some reully awful
plays on words without a shiver
and complete their plays without
d e s c e n d i n g t o low
comedy-leaving that to the other
members of the "cast." It all
comes off as mid-self-satire, which
saves them from Monkees-like
buffoonery. As usual, Ringo plays
foil to the other three, Lennon
lays down most of the patter,
while Paul
concentrate on the music.
Student E d u c a t i o n A-.social Ion of
N e w Y o r k State: On Sunday February
9 t h , S E A N Y S w i l l h o l d a tobogganing
p a r t y at Mohawk p r o p e r t y . Members
and n o n - m e m b e r are Invited to attend
S E A N Y S ' first Social event of second
semester. T i c k e t s are $.75 for members
and $1.23 f o r non-members and may
be purchased n o w by calling Jim Weiss
Christmas Tree Guide
Prepared For Students
To promote the spirit of safety
during the holiday season, the
following guide has been prepared
for the safe use of decorations.
1. The location of the tree should
not block nor restrict the use of
halls or exits.
2. Only fresh-cut trees should be
used and the base of the tree kept
in fresh water.
3. NO OPEN FLAME should be
permitted in the area.
-I. Electric lights, if used on the
tree, should be the proper type
and display the UL label and bo
thoroughly inspected for electrical
defects before installation.
5. When illuminated, the tree
should not be left unattended.
0. All natural trees and houghs
will be treated with a fire
(CPS)--The Beatles may not
have much left after Yellow
unless A p p l e
Productions decides to try its luck
on Broadway.
In the space of 85 minutes
"Yellow Submarine" manages to
m a k e all o t h e r
cartooning look like pre-Disney,
and i l l u s t r a t e s a kind of
stoned-out creativity that no
amount of TV copy-catting could
ever duplicate.
Add to this some of the group's
best music, a storm of outrageous
puns and one-liners of the sort
that endeared "A Hard Day's
Night" and "Help!" to critics, and
a sure-fire, honest-to-God classic
emerges. The film may well find
its final resting place in the
collection of Museum of Modern
A r t ' s Film Library, though
Lcnnon would blanch at the idea.
The thing that will get you
right off is that crazy drawing.
The scenery designed by Heina
Edelmann has that quality of
early daguerrotype enhanced by
the brush of Paul Klee time and
space are telescoped and blown
out and the art-work seems to
proceed along several planes at
j 2,30-3.30,
12,00-2,00 PM
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organization Is l o o k i n g f o r an
energetic student t o servo as
campus representative.
pay. F l e x i b l e hours t o f i t a n y
Danes Record Second Win;
Defeat Plattsburgh 64 - 59
The Great Danes registered their second win of the season this past Tuesday when they defeated
Plattsburgh by a score of 64-59. This was the second win in a row for the Danes following their opening
season loss to Oneonta.
The high-scoring honors for the
game went to Rich Margiscn who
totaled twenty-eight points for
the night, twenty-two of which
came in the second half.
Margison, who shot ten for
•even teen from the field, w u
followed in the scoring by Jack
Jordan with twelve points and
Jack Adam with ten.
YOU'VE GOT TO hand it to A.M.I.A. There's more to most of their
games than meets the eye.
p h o t o b y Sl|e S|ejger
I All-Stars
Picked For Football
After many long weeks of
pondering and soul-searching, the
c a p t a i n s of League I for
intramural football came up wilh
a highly representative all-star
team. It was only after repealed
cross references o r the game films
of every team thai the captains
were a hie to su pply the
long-awaited alignment
offensive and defensive first and
second teams
The first team on offense
consists of the following players:
q u a r t e r b a c k ;
Bo b
Mo llenhauser( Nads) and Tony
Caputo (APA) blocking hacks;
Lance Borofsky (APA) and Al
Z a r e m b a (KB) e n d s ; Jim
Somerville (Tappan) and Ted
Christainson (ASA) guards; and
Joe Prescia (Tappan) (renter.
The first team on defense
Jim Somerville (Tappan) and
Pat Reed (EEP) ends; Tony
C a p u t o (APA) and Mr. X
(Waterbury) tackles; Bob Wood
(APA), Dan Lago (NAds), Larry
Smith (STB) linebackers; and
Gary Torino (APA) and Lance
Borofsky (APA) safety.
Caputo, Wood, Torino, and
Borofsky, all of APA were named
to both starting teams as was Jim
Somerville of Tappan.
The second team on offense
consists of:
quarterback; Royce Van Evera
(Tappan) and Dick Witko (EEP)
blocking backs; Chris Wilkes
(EEP) flanker; Denny Elkin
(APA1 ard Jim Gutowski (Nads)
ends; Jim Hare (Nads), Mike Scott
(KB) and George Turo (EEP)
guards; and John Richardson
(APA) center.
The second defense consists
Dick Witko (EEP) and Jim Elba
(Tappan) ends; Mike Scott (KB)
and Mike Muhlcr (Tappan)
tackles; Jack Fairbank (APA) and
Pat Mahoney(Tappan) and Dave
Goldstein(KB) linebackers and
Jim Solomon(UFS) ar.d Royr
Van Evera(Tappan) safety.
The best laid plans of mice and
men...Due to the invasion of thu
Hong Kong flu, there were no
victors in the WUA swim meet
Tuesday-in fact, there were no
potentials were overtaken by that
indefatiguable germ.
Saturday, the five intramural
bowling teams will meet for their
Tifth and last tournament. Teams
;;, consisting of Susan Whitman,
Pam Phillips, Barbara Hoan, und
Phyllis Jolley; ar.d 3, consisting of
Diane Taubold, Robia Sacks,
Ginny Daldy, and Linda WeAlako,
will roll to break the hot tic
they've been running and to
determine the first place winners
The tournaments have been run
on the basis of one point awarded
to the winner of each game and
one point extra for the learn
which has the highest three game
Teams 2 and ') each have
fourteen points in their favor and
two against them.
by Tim Keeley
Staff Reporter
The Great Danes go against the
State University at Buffalo this
Satruday in quest of their thirc
straight win. Albany has never
beaten a team from Buffalo and
musl be considered extreme
underdogs in this contest ai
Buffalo boasts a forecourt which
easily outdistances the shorl
Albany team in height.
Last year, the Danes lost tc
Buffalo by a score of 92-69 their
A.M.I.A. opened its basketball season this past week with the typical
biggest loss of the season.
close, well-fonght games.
photo by Sue S(eiger
Preceding the freshmen game
which will see the Albany squad
goagainst Buffalo's freshmen will
be a game between alumni from
the Albany area and alumni who
will be coming in from other
League I Basketball
Sees Many Close Games
Gene Bost and Mike Bendzel
aided the frosh with fine efforts.
Bost scored sixteen and Bend/.el
added 10. The pair were also
effective defensively collecting
sixteen rebounds between them.
The Albany frosh future looks
bright with this impressive win.
The Baby Danes face a tough
Buffalo squad here, tomorrow
With a current Tax Card and
ID. Card, students, their dates,
spouses, and children are admitted
at no charge to basketball games
and wrestling matches. With I.D.
card, faculty, staff and their
families are admitted without
charge. Students without a
current Tax card may, upon
presentation of their I.D. Card,
purchase an admission ticket for
$1.0(1. The general admission to
the public is $1.50.
On Wednesday, December
lHih, at 7 p.m. there will be a
volleyball w o r k o u t
in the
auxiliary gym for those men
in forming an
intramural group or league.
For details concerning this
meeting contact Mr. Burlingamc
in his office in the physical
education building.
Delta Sigma Pi
National Professional Bu$inett Fraternity
Collins Announces
Classes Cancelled
In their first two games, the
Great Danes shot only 33% and
thus concentrated on ball control
and working for the good shoti
against Plattsburgh. The strategy
paid off as the hoopsters hit on
twenty-four of fifty-two shots.
Jack Duffy, who has been
seeing a lot of action this year
because of Scott Price's bad ankle
contributed eight points to the
team effort and was praised by
coach Doc Sauers for his fine
Freshman Hoopsters
Record First Victory
The successful coaching of Bob
Lewis paid off Tuesday night as
the Baby Danes registered their
win against previously
undefeated Albany Pharmacy by a
score of 79-75.
After ti ailing by a point al the
t^nd of the first half, the frosh
came back to outscore their
opponents •15-10 in the second
half. The team was paced
offensively by John Hoher who
tallied 28 points. In recording this
total, lleher tossed in 9 field goals
and 10 foul shots.
Under the boards, Albany's
Mike Hill
over-powering. He grabbed 17
rebounds and blocked six shots, in
addition to scoring M points for
the yearlings.
The remaining I wo starters,
VOL. LV NO. 4 * .
At the beginning of the
b a s k e t b a l l season everybody
predicted APA and Potter Club to
make a two team battle out of the
League I AMIA basketball series.
However, the way all of the teams
have looked so far in the games
played there could be as many ai.
five or six teams battling for the
league championship.
Potter Club seemed to have a
little difficulty putting away UFS,
a team not predicted to finish
high in the standings. M'ter barely
holding a 25-22 halftime lead, the
Club finally defeated UFS, 42-.'t6.
Smith and Masterson were high
scorers for Potter with 10 and
nine points respectively.
The Waterbuffloes squeaked by
the Warriors, 50-48. Portnoy was
high scorer for the WB's wilh 15
points. Carbone, of the Warriors,
was the games' high scorer wilh
The Bruins ran all over Tappan,
71-2-1. That's the highest number
of points scored by an individual
team in League I play yet. The
Bruins had four men hit in double
figures as Palrei scored 18, Cole
12, Wheeler 12, and Flood 14.
The Bruins only allowed Tappan
eight points in the second half
after they held a 45-16 halftime
KB, another team picked to
have a good year had a little
trouble beating the Warriors.
After holding a 27-22 halftime
lead, KB went on to win by the
score of 54-49. Goldstein was the
high scorer for KB with 16 pis.
The Bruins defeated STB,
50-M3, with Cole scoring 1 (' for
the Bruins. The Waterbuffloes and
APA won on forfeits from Tappan
and the Irish Allstars respectively.
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New Editors To Head ASP*
Enlightenment Their Goal
"We hope, through the ASP, to
c r e a t e an a t m o s p h e r e of
enlightenment and constructive
criticism which has not been
apparent previously."
So spoke ji|| paznik and Ira
Wolfman, who were elected
Co-Editors-In-Chief of the Albany
Student Press for next semester at
the last News Board meeting of
the Fall 1968 semester.
They were chosen to fill the
position after the resignation of
John Cromie, whose term will
expire at the end of this semester.
Looking forward to "a term of
challenges", the new Editors will
attempt "to make the ASP a
viable instrument of leadership en
this campus."
In the past the ASP has
concentrated on recording events.
"We want to remold it" stated the
Editors, "into an impetus for
forthcoming events.", thereby
concentrating on the future rather
than the past. A greater emphasis
will be placed on "analytic,
feature, and background stories."
"The need for an in-depth
knowledge and explanation of
issues pertinent to students today
is pressing. We hope to fill a void
that currently exists in this
Miss Paznik has been a member
of the ASP staff since the Fall of
1966. She has served in the
capacities of staff reportor , news
editor, and managing editor. She
is a junior, Political Science major
from Merrick, Long Island.
Wolfman, a sophomore Political
Science major from Rosedale,
Queens, has been a member of the
ASP staff since January 1968. He
has served in the capacities of
staff reporter, associate news
editor, and news editor this term.
Elected to fill tha position of
News Editor was Tim Keeley.
Carol Schour will continue in her
capacity as Arts Editor. Gary Gelt
has been tlooted to the position of
Features Editor, Sports Editor for
Spring '69 will be Jim Winslow.
Keeley has been on the ASP
since Fall, 1967. A sophomore
from Saratoga Springs, ho has
served as a staff reportor and UPI
Wire Editor.
Miss Schour continuing as Arts
Editor, is a sophomore from
Rockville Centre, Long Island.
Winslow, a junior Political Science
ma jor from Kingston will be
advancing from his position of
Assistant Sports Editor.
Gelt, a sophomore English
major from North Bellmore, Long
Island, has previously served the
ASP in the capacity of Arts
Editor. He is the first Features
Editor on the ASP staff in over a
Keeley chose as his Associate
News Editor Kathy Huseman, a
sophomore transfer student from
the State University College at
Oneonta. She has served the ASP
as a staff repot tor since September
Elected to the positions of
T e c h n i c s I Co E d i t o r s were
freshmen Patricia 0'Hern and Bill
Shapse. They are stepping into the
position vacated by sophomore
David Scherer, who will continue
working on technical aspects of
the paper.
Retained in their positions of
Photograph Co-Editors were Ed
Potskowski and Tom Peterson.
Also retained in their positions
were Business Manager Phil
F r a n c h i n i and
Manager Daniel Foxman.
Gould, SA Presidents
Hash EOP, DormCosts
"We will close classes at noon
Wednesday," President Evan R.
Collins announced to a full house
at The President's Conference
with Students yesterday.
Students packed the Patn.-on
Lounge as Collins explained that
the illness rate was remaining the
same and beginning to affect the
"In the interest of the health
and welfare of the students we
made the decision at noon
today," Collins remarked.
Dr. Clifton
C. Thorne,
Vice President
for Student
Affairs, informed students that
the residence halls will remain
open until Friday. "However,
regular Food Service will not be
In addition, the Library will
remain open.
Collins also mentioned the
favorable action of the University
Council in regards to residence
policies and athletics.
For April
Committee for Equal Opportunity
is p r e p a r i n g plans for its
"Confrontation Politics." The
symposium is planned for April.
The work for the symposium is
by O. William
Perlmutter, Dean of the College of
Arts ar.d Science. Interact, Forum
of Politics and the Freedom
Center are working along with the
Under the main topic of
"Confrontation Politics" will be
three sub-topics: Black versus
White, Poor versus Rich, and
Student versus University.
Any individual or group
interested in working the the
Committee is invited to come to
the next meeting on Wed., Jan. 8,
in HU
In answer to a question of
a uthority, Collins noted the
legality of the University Council.
Under a piovision of the
Education Act the president is
responsible to the University
Council which is in turn
responsible to the Board of
T r u s t e e s which is in turn
responsible to the legislature and
the taxpayers.
A memorandum
Chancellor Gould was also
presented by Collins which
elaborated on the increased room
rates for next year.
It was noted that the state
presently assumes about 30% of
the cost of each room. "The cost
of $550 compares favorably with
other colleges," Collins noted.
The cost of triples would be
$120 per year. This means that
when there are five men in a four
man suite the cost of the suite
not the cost of the actual room
goes down. "This has not been
the case in the past," Collins
Thorne noted that several
consideration for tripling. He
mentioned that the kind of
r o o m s and suite play a n
important part. "We may ask
students if they want to triple
when they apply for next year's
residence," Thorne commented.
In discussing the need for mure
housing, Collins
stated that "We had a rail last
Monday evening from the
contractor saying that he was
bogged down with financing,
zoning, and other problems.
To compound the problem,
Collins noted that next week
5 0 0 - 6 0 0 s t u d e n t s may be
displaced if the Mall project
comes up into the area where
they arc now renting apartments.
In other business, a student
raised a complaint abouf'three
large dogs roaming in the Dutch
Quad dining hall and the snack
Collins came back with "This
campus was surely not designed
for dogs" which ended the
conference on a light note.
by Kathy Huseman
Staff Reuorter
The presidents of the Student procedure,the fee will be $420.
Associations of the Universities
The extra money accrued from
and Colleges of the State triple rooms will be used to
University of New- York met with provide a d d i t i o n a l
Chancellor Gould December 6and required by the extra students.
7 at the Rensselaerville's Institute
One of the topics discussed is
of Man and Science.
the future formation of a Student
o p p o r t u n i t y Information Center to provide
programs and race relations better information from the
problems were discussed with the Central Office to its students.
consensus agreeing that more
Another suggestion made at the
should be done within the state conference was the institution of
system to allieviate inequalities.
a state university newsletter to
D e c e m b e r 7,
after provide s'udents in the different
Chancellor Gould's announcement schools with a means of
of the room rate increase the communication similar to the
discussion centered around the present University Newsletter
reasons for the increase.
which devotes space to faculty
These included increases in news.
construction costs, interest rates
presidents o f the
rising and greater operating costs. University Centers and the
According to Duncan Nixon, presidents of these Student
President of the
S t u d e n t Associations then met for
Association of this University, the luncheon with Chancellor Gould
increase s h o u l d have been at his home.
distributed more evenly over the
The budget and giving the
last few years instead of a $170
student a voice in the formation
uncrease in one year.
of the budget was discussed.
He added that this was easy to
Presently at Buffalo students sit in
see in retrospect but that better
on budget hearings and can
planning might have eliminated
comment if necessary.
the necessity for the sudden rise.
Another outcome of these
Nixon a Iso said that an
meetings was the possibility of
additional reason for the higher
having the agenda of the Board of
Photo by Marty Benjamin
rate was that most of the present
T r u s t e e s m a d e available to
PRESIDENT EVAN R , COLLINS announced yesterday at his
housing is new and still being paid
students and faculty before the weekly Conference with Students that the rate of illness has forced the
actual meeting.
closing of classess. Dr. Clifton C. Thorne is at the president's right.
C o n c e r n i n g the
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