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February 13, 1976
Oswego Stuns AlbanyJl-69
SUNY Central Cuts Urged By State Teachers
Audi's 19 Points To No Avail as Danes
Drop into 2nd Place Tie in Conference
Spoilers—those who ruin
Albany, tied with Brockport for
something (often for someone else). second place in the SUN YAC with 5Oswego 71, Albany 69. Oswego 2 marks, led by as many as ten points
60, Pittsburgh 51.
in the second half, but the hosts overThe Oswego Great Lakers have es- came the deficit to take a 71-67 lead
tablished themselves as the 1975-76 with less than one minute to play.
State University of New York
Albany's six-foot seven-inch
Athletic Conference's spoilers, and center, Barry Cavanaugh, hit on a
they've done it in convincing 15-foot sky hook with 25 seconds
fashion, knocking off undefeated remaining, and then tied up Jim
Pittsburgh last week and now Bason at midcourt to force a jump
twice-defeated Albany, Wednesday. ball.
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Albany controlled the jump and
the Danes called time out. A set play
failed when Kevin Keane missed ona
ten-foot baseline jumper, and Bob
Audi's attempt at a tip-in was unsuccessful at the buzzer.
A 12-12 tie in the first half was
broken by an 8-1 Albany surge, and
the Danes maintained a five point
lead until George Hill scored a threepoint play to close it to 38-36 as the
half ended.
Albany opened a 52-42 lead with
13 minutes to go, and the Danes
went into their switching guardsoutside high post offense, only to
have the Lakers steal the ball three
times and close the gap to four. The
game was tied at 61,63,67 before Oswego scored its final four points on
free throws.
Bason took game honors with 23
points and 14 rebounds; Hill had 18
Steve RaczynsM (48) and Albany"* Brian Barkar(22) light lor rabound
In laat wrack's Slana g a m * . Siana won 65-58.
Audi led Albany with 19,
Cavanaugh had 14, Suprunowicz 10,
but the Danes lost the game under
the boards where Oswego led by a
42-29 margin.
The Great Danes' SUNYAC
record is now 5-2, and Albany must
now defeat Plattshurgh Wednesday,
Brockport at Brockport Saturday,
and New Paltz to have a shot at the
conference crown and automatic
NCAA bid. On top of that, the Cardinals of Pittsburgh must beat
Oneonta in Pittsburgh March 3.
Wrestlers Suffer Worst Season
Albany's M c k Zubulaka ( i n white) ancountara tough opponent In a
recent wrestling match. Wrestlers are aullering through worst season.
"This has been a most difficult
year for wrestling at Albany State,"
said acting varsity wrestling coach
Doug Porter. "But looking at the
dual meet record (0-17-0) is not an
accurate reflection of the team's effort and steady development."
Indeed, lady luck has turned away
from a team which has sent several
wrestlers to the NCAA Tournament
in the recent past. Several experienced grapplcrs decided not to participate this year, leaving the team
without a solid core of veterans.
In fact, the 118,126, 134,150 177,
and 190 pound slots have all been
filled with freshmen and newcomers,
leaving the grapplers with vets in the
142, 158, 167, and heavyweight
"Every individual deserves a great
deal of credit," said Porter. "This is
one of the most agonizining seasons
Indoor Track Club Drops Season Opener;
Pollard Wins 60-Yard Dash and Hurdles
by Ken Kurtz
The Albany State Indoor Track
Club opened its seasonlast Friday in
a quadrangular meet at Williams
"Although we came in fourth, we
scored three times as many points as
last year," said rookie coach Doug
Out Week of Practice
The team had only one week of
practice before the meet, but several
Albany runners did well. Jon
Pollard won both the sixty yard dash
and hurdles, while Hiram Pebbles
took the triple jump. Chris Burns,
Fred Kitzrow, and Don Schraeder
all qualified for the Cortland Invitational with their efforts,
Saturday, there will be a
triangular meet at Union College
between Albany St., Colgate and
host Union. Track and field events
begin at twelve noon, while the running events get under way at one
o'clock. "We have an excellent shot
in the long jump, triple jump,
hurdles, and sprints," said Allen.
"We're not in good shape yet, as we
don't have a field-house, but the
team works out every day in the
Stiff Competition
Allen believes Albany will score a
lot of points, but will meet up with
stiff competition from Union's
Stryer and Jones in the mile, and
Moffet in the sprints,
"We should run a good mile with
Bcnman, Davis and Burns running
under 4:30," said Allen. Carlo
Cherubino will interrupt his Olympic marathon workouts long enough
to run the two mile race for Albany.
The two mile relay will be run by Phil
Sullivan, Tom Ryan, Fred Skidrow,
and Eric Johnson. Allen is looking
forward to the meet.
"Last year we only scored ten
points, but with this team, we'll give
a credible performance," he said.
Forty runners are out for indoor
track, and the bigger squad (compared to 25- in 75) gives the team
good depth as well as an equipment
problem. Only fifteen members of
the squad will remain at Albany over
Spring Vacation, training for both
the Capital District Tournament and
the Cortland Invitational.
in history. But the guys stuck with it,
and although our talent is young
and we've paid the price of inexperience, we have been competitive
in several meets in spite of havingthe
toughest wrestling schedule in
Gary Ferber (freshman —118) has
shown great
throughout the year, according to
Porter, and canlookfowardtoafine
colllcgiatc career at Albany.
Albany's regular at 126 pounds,
Manny Cruz, has never wrestled
before, yet has managed to thrill the
fans with
his "novel" tactics.
Brad Beilly has seen action at both
126 and 134 pounds, despite an
elbow injury.
Tony Puglicse has done most of
the wrestling in the 134-pound, and
has shown well against very tough
competition, according to Porter,
and should combine with the disabled Sam Fischctti to shore up this
key class.
One of our best and exciting this
year has been Vic Gagliardi at 142
pounds," said Porter.
Gagliardi is 9-5-1 and Porter expects him to do well in the upcoming
individual tournaments.
Transfer Kevin Schiatti became
eleigible this semester and has seen
actional 142, 150 and 158 and shows
fine potential, according to Porter.
Gabe Natarelli, a transfer from
Central Conn, and local boy from
Shenendahou High, has maintained
the number one slot in the 150 class.
He is a senior, and will be missed
next year.
Junior Nick Zubulake has met
challengers at 150, 158, and 167, and
is considered by many to be the most
aggressive member of the team. He is
another of those who have never
wrestled before.
Team captain Jack D'Ambrosia is
6-1-1 nt 158, despite his injured
ankle. Should the ankle hold up, he
is a good bet to qualify for the
Jon Alden wrestles at 167 and is
"a leg wrestler" who takes advantage
his long "snake-like" legs and made
his competitors wish they'd taken
up basketball.
Perhaps freshman Earl Jordan at
177 and 190 has the greatest potential talent of the newcomers. He has
met some of the toughest competition and won many impressive victories, according to Porter. His complement is Chris Covas, also versatile. Few schools have this kind of
strength in those weight classes,
Porter said.
John Natarelli is the most experienced and, at times, most explosive of the grapplcrs, accordi ng 1 o
Porter. He has seen action at 190 and
in the heavyweight class. Other
heavyweight include: Dave Mathis
Tirclla ( who doubles as the team's
trainer), and and Ty Quinn (another
"These individuals have all made
great strides," Porter said. "Their
morale has remained amazingly
high. If success can be measured in
terms of good memories, then we
have a season which will never be
The wrestlers travel to Binghamlon this weekend for the SUNYAC
Championships; the State Championships follow. Any wrestler
finishing in the top three in either
meet qualifies for the NCAA Tournament.
by Sue Emerson
Calling SUNY Central Administration a "stumbling Hock,"
SUNY Binghamton's math department chairman Louis McCauley has
begun a petition drive for substantial
administrative cuts.
"The organization as a whole is
grossly inefficient and overstaffed,"
says McCauley. He feels that while a
small staff is needed to handle
monitoring and coordinating of
State University programs, SUNY
Central "needs to be completely
reorganized and trimmed to a very
small, highly qualified staff which
would operate in a very efficient
manner working withthe Division of
the Budget and the State Education
Underlying McCauley's concern
with what he estimates as a $9
million operating budget for SUNY
Centralis his observation that "Central Administration teaches no
SUNYA p o l i t i c a l science
professor Bernard K. Johnpoll
agrees. SUNY Central "has done
nothing for education," says John-
poll. He contends that he would
rather see members of SUNY Central unemployed than see professors
While McCauley feels that SUNY
Central should be trimmed 90 percent Johnpoll claims that it should
be completely eliminated. "The
abolition of SUNY Central is the
first major move which should be
taken," says Johnpoll. "It is a
bureaucratic, political organization,
which is the worst enemy education
The abolition of SUNY Central,
according to SUNY Chancellor
Ernest L. Boyer, "probably would
mean the abolition of the university
as a unique, overall enterprise."
Boyer says, "The strength of State
University derives in part because of
the combined network of campuses."
Boyer claims that the reassignment to individual campuses
of certain functions now carried out
by SUNY Central on behalf of all the
campuses would be "an enormous
disservice" to the university system.
Such central functions include
budgetary, legal, construction, per- SUNY Central by almost one-third
sonnel, and legislative concerns.
and adds, "I certainly don't want to
Says Boyer, "We protect the un- justify spending one dime that can't
iversity against what we thinkarein- be appropriately defended."
appropriate incursions upon the
The future of McCauley's petiacademic life and integrity of the un- tion drive is uncertain. McCauley
took petitions with approximately
650 signatures to Director of State
Operations Robert MorGado and
suggested that an independent investigation of SUNY Central be undertaken.
MorGado says that he will make
such an investigation but admits, "I
have several biases in this area." He
feels that "afragmentation of the university so that this office dealing
with each campus as a separate entity is not beneficial. There's always
going to' be a need for a strong central focus."
McCauley also sent copies of his
petition to other SUNY campuses.
Ernest L. Boyer.
A copy of the petition was received
While defending the existence of by SUNVs math department.
SUNY Central, Boyer claims to have
According to department chairbeen "almost ruthless" in keeping man Thomas MacGregor, "It's there
costs and personnel to a minumum for people to sign. I didn't feel
since he has been Chancellor. He obligated t o distribute it.".
says that he has cut personnel at MacGregor says that while he agrees
"more or less" with McCauley's petition, he feels that "it may be ineffective" in bringing about cuts in SUNY
SUNY Central it not the only administrative group to come under
scrutiny in the wake of extensive
budget cuts. According to McCauley, "Administrations on all
campuses can be reorganized to
some extent." He admits that
SUNY-Binghamton will be losing
some administrators due to decreased allocations.
Johnpoll has recently released his
study of administrative costs at
SUNYA. He concludes that the"actual administrative cost at this University ranges between 25 and 35
percent of the total cost."
A self-proclaimed
antibureaucrat, Johnpoll laments what
he sees as a trend for administrators
to be bureaucrats rather than
Speaking of SUNYA, Johnpoll
says, "In my view, there is not a
single vice president in this school
who could get tenure at any decent
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Wallace Makes Short Stop Here
by David Winzelberg
In explaining the Democratic parDemocratic front-runner for ty's attitude towards his candidacy,
President George Wallace gave a Wallace cited the primaries in 1972:
twenty-minute press conference at "1 did too well in Michigan. 1 did too
the Albany County Airport yester- well in Maryland and New Mexico. I
day afternoon.
did too well in North Carolina."
The Alabama governor spoke to
Wallace denounced the results of
about one hundred newsmen and certain state caususes and said the
spectators in a campaign pit-stop President should be elected by the
at the Page Airways terminal, before people. Raising his voice, Wallace
lcavingfora Pittsficld, Mass.rallyin said "let them [the people] vote."
a caravan of sedans.
Knocks Quotas
In the spotlight-flooded terminal,
Wallace attacked big government
Wallace fielded questions behind a and the income tax. He said it was
table flanked by security men and about time someone stood up for
campaign staffers. Wallace said that "that great group in the middle."
certain candidates and others in the
"All of the candidates are talking
Democratic party were plotting his like me," said Wallace, "they're talkdemise.
ing like 1 did in '72 and in '68.
"The Democratic party wants to
He knocked quotas and percensee me taken out of some of the tages as being "asinine" and "abprimaries," said Wallace.
solutely ridiculous," but pointed out
that he was the leading Democratic
candidate for President according to
the Gallup poll.
In response to a reporter's question, Wallace said that his
appearance in South Boston last Friday wasn't meant to cause trouble.
"Violence is no way," said the Governor, "the way to win these matters is
at the ballot box."
W a l l a c e feels that " n o
geographical bias exists anymore" in
a Presidential election. "We are one
nation," he said.
Wallace said that Alabama voted
for Al Smith, the former New York
governor who ran for the Presidency
in 1928, and sees no reason why New
York can't vote for him in 1976.
Wallace said, "The Lehmans of
Leading Democratic Presidential candidate George Wallace gave a
New York were from Montgomery,
short press conference at the Albany airport yesterday.
so we're sort of related."
RA 's Could Lose Single Rooms
page eleven
RA'a may lose single room privilege II Division o l Budget gets Its way.
by Kandi B. Toler (SASU)
Administrators to prepare a
Governor Hugh Carey's budget recommendation for consideration.
for the State University of New York
In a paper studying the resident
has left no stone unturned. As a assistant programs in the State Unresult, resident assistants for the fall iversity, Brislow recommended that
1976 semester will probably be the maximum number of students a
receiving less compensation for their resident assistant be responsible for
duties than they had expected.
should be 25. The ratios now vary on
Governor Carey's budget states the state operated campuses. Stony
that "$300,000 in income will be rais- Brook has the lowest ratio of 1:23
ed from a reduction in the number of while Albany's ratio is the highest al
free rooms given resident assistants 1:32.9. Bristow explained that the
and others," It is now up to SUNY reason for the differences in ratios is
Central Adminislrationto decide ex- often due to the physical room disactly how thai revenue is to be rais- tribution in the dormitories.
The Division of the Budget would
Dr. Ronald llrislow, Associate like to see a uniform resident assisDean in the Vice Chancellor's Office tant ratio and compensation practice
for University-Wide Services and throughout the State University.
S p e c i a l P r o g r a m s , w a n t s Bristow, however, docs not feel that
suggestions from all of the campuses it would be fair to force conformity
before making his decision. He has on all of the campuses. "Each camasked Robert Coon, Chairperson of pus has its own program," he said.
the Council of Chief Student Affairs "If ull our campuses could operate in
the same way, then every campus in
the country could operate in the
same way. I think it's important that
the campuses have flexibility."
The only form of resident assistant
compensation mentioned in the
Governor's budget is the free rooms
that all campuses provide for their
RAs. Most schools provide their
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"Save Nursing" Campaign
Political Payoffs Admitted
WASHINGTON (AT) A Houstonhtaei international conglomerate
baa voluntarily revealed making
payments to politicians in the United
States and to individuals in 24 countries,
Tenneco rac. reported the'
payments in • report filed over the
weekend with the Securitiei end Exchange Commission. Company offieiale said the itatement was filed
voluntarily became of growing concern about such payment* made by
other companies.
In the United States, the company
ssad, payments went to pontics] candidates, state utility board chairmen
and local government officials from
Payments were made by Tenneco
f>or its subsidiaries to public officials
or candidates in Louisiana, Florida,
Pennsylvania, Texas, Indiana,
California, Illinois, Kentucky,
Wisconsin and Rhode bland, the
company said.'
It characterized some of the
payments as campaign contributions, but did not describe the
nature of others.
Harold Kelley, a former Kentucky
Public Service Commission chairman, said he would ask the state attorney general to investigate the
Tenneco report.
Kelley and William 1-ogjn, who
also served in the post during the
period Tenneco said it made cash
payments in amounts* ranging from
$200to $2,000. both denied receiving
money from the firm.
"1 would like to know when those
payments were supposedly made,
who they were paid to, and under
what circumstances they were paid.
Under no circumstances were they
paid to me," Kelley said.
Tenneco did n o t identify
recipients of the payments by name
or the amount of some of the
payments, saying this information
was being turned over to the Internal
Revenue Service.
"I can assure everybody that no
such contributions came during my
term," said Logan, noting that the
PSC normally does not regulate interstate gas transmission companies.
In Baton Rouge, La., Judge
August Nobile Jr. said he had no
comment on his resemblance to the
description of a judge to whom
Tenneco said it had paid $2,000.
The company said the judge, who
was running for an appellate court
seat, had issued an injunction
against ciolence during a union
strike at a Tenneco plant before the
payment and after the transaction
denied a union motion to dissolve
the injunction.
The circumstances could fit Judge
Nobile of the 25th Judicial District.
RA's May Lose Single Rooms
continued from page one
RAs with a double sized single room.
The Division of the Budget has
calculated that this has resulted in
400 unused beds, beds they would
like to see rented. In that case, RAs
would be given either a single sized
room free, or they could be forced to
have roommates.
Resident assistants have also been
given free board, telephones and
cash stipends, and it is possible that
these types of compensation may
also be cut for the fall semester. RAs
at Brockport, Cortland, Geneseo,
Oneonta, Canton and Cobleskill
receive room, board and telephone
for their services, while RAs at Stony
Brook and Old Westbury are given
only their room free. The reason for
this is that the title resident assistant
refers to many different positions
held by students at the SUNY
schools. Bristow feels that the compensation awarded is generally comparable to the services required of
the resident assistant.
Having only recently been hit with
Reefer Reform Becoming a Burning Legislative Issue
George Meany Denounces Ford and Reagan
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) AFL-CIO President George Meany said today
that President Ford lacked compassion for the "little people" by vetoing
legislation that Congress said would have created thousands of jobs. Meany
called Ford a captive of the nation's big corporations and said that if the
United States is to recover from its economic recession "we've got to start
getting people back to work." At a news conference marking the opening of
the AFL-CIO's winter meeting, the labor chieftain denounced both Ford and
his Republican challenger, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan, as
products of Republican conservatism. Meany also called Alabama Gov.
George C. Wallace "a disaster."
the tight budget, SUNY Central
faces a close deadline to decide what
is to be done about the resident assistant situation. Most schools inform
their resident assistant applicants of
their decisions in the middle of
March. As it stands now the schools
cannot be sure of exactly how many
positions they have to offer.
Moslems Agree to O bsarvt Cease-fire
BEIRUT, Ubanon(AP) Syrian pressure brought Moslem and leftist leaders
into line Monday behind the political reforms designed to end the MoslemChristian civil war in Lebanon. After a series of conferences with Syrian
Foreign Minister Abdul Halim Khaddam, some retracted statements
rejecting the Syrian-sponsored reforms which President Suleiman Franjieh
announced Saturday night. Radical Palestinian guerrilla groups toneddown
their objections. "We shall strictly observe the Syrian-negotiated cease-fire,
but we shall continue the struggle to achieve the masses' aspirations in
Lebanon by nonviolent methods," said the spokesman for the Marxist
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
SUNY Central
continued from page one
university as a lecturer, and I include
the president in that. Not one of
them is a scholar who knows
anything about scholarship."
According to John Spalek, chairman of the Task Force on Priorities
and Resources, all areas within the
university are being examined for
possible reductions including "what
might be called general administration. Everything is being looked at
quite hard," says Spalek.
The Task Force will submit a
report to President Emmett B. Fields
by March 1.
government's strongest condemnation of the mercenary issue so far:
"It's time this dangerous nonsense
stopped . . . The presence of those
who sell their killing power for
money is more likely to prolong the
conflict than to end it."
Ennals statement came a day after
100 mercenaries flew from London
to Kinshasa, Zaire, en route tojoin
the fighting in Angola
The passage of pro-Western
m e r c e n a r i e s t h r o u g h Zaire
prompted Zaire President Mobutu
Sese Seko to issue strengthened
orders Monday to all airports and
broder posts, as well as Zaire embassies abroad, to prevent passage of
the soldiers of fortune through his
A group of 22 mercenaries, including an unidentified American,
whose arrival more or less coincided
with Mobutu's orders, were being
expelled from Zaire back to Britain,
Zaire government officials said.
listening charts.
The success comes in spite of the
fact that a few radio stations
reportedly have refused to play the
record for fear of offending advertisers named in the lyrics. But
elsewhere some of those same advertisers have participated in special
promotional contests, such as junk
food eating contests.
All this attention is most welcome
to Groce, a folk-flavored singer with
an amiable voice who's been making
a living at performing and recording
for six years without cracking the
national market.
A bearded, dark-eyed man of 27
who lives in a rural area near Philippi, W. Va., Groce says he wrote
"Junk Food Junkie" as a humorous
comment on a social phenomenon
he's grown up with.
"This is the way America is," he
explains cheerfully. "No matter what
people say, they wind up eatin' this
stuff." And Groce says he's no exception.
by Karen Zipern
and Joan Ellsworth
If there appear to be more
students than usual clad in blue nursing uniforms on campus, it is no
mere coincidence. And if big, bold
Osano Denies That He Helped Lockheed
TOKYO (AP) Millionaire Kenji Osano denied under oath today thai lie
help*) Lockheed sell planes in Japan and said he was considering suing the
U.S. aircraft company's former president for defamation. Osano, a close
friend of former Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka. was the first witness ai the
parliamentary budget committee's probe into former Lockheed president
A.C. Kotchian's report that his company paid $12.3 million to boost its sales
in Japan between 1958 and 1973. Kotchiantold a U.S. Senate subcommittee
that Osano was helpful in Lockheed's drivefor Japanese sale. Osano testified
that he had met Kotchian several times, but he denied that he assisted him i n
pushing aircraft sales or even discussed such sales with him.
Kissinger Begins Tour In Venezuela
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger began
his much-postponed trip to Latin America on Monday hoping to keep
divisive issues such as Cuba and the Panama Canal as far in the background
as possible. Hours before his arrival, some students at the Central University
of Venezuela in Caracas staged demonstrations against the visit, shouting
"down with Kissinger" and "we don't want the CI A in Venezuela," university
sources reported. The police did not enter the campus. Besides Venezuela,
Kissinger will visit Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica and Guatemala
before he returns to Washington Feb. 24.
Medical Labs Kick Back Money to Doctors
WASHINGTON (AP) A small number of medical laboratories arc kicking
back millions of dollars in Medicaid funds to physicians in at least five siaies.
investigators are telling a Senate panel. The testimony came as the Senate
committee on aging began hearings Monday on allegations of fraud and
abuse among medical laboratories. The chairman of the committee, Sen
Frank E. Moss, D-Utah, saidinanopeningstatementthatasmall number ol
labs control the bulk of Medicaid payments.
Embassy Denies Illness Due to Soviets
These blue-dad nursing students may become • rare tight at SUNYA If the Nursing Program It cut.
by Elaine Kmuse
SUNYA Maintenance is battling
against a series of rain leaks in the
lecture centers, quads and elsewhere
on campus.
For anyone who has noticed these
leaks the hard way, by approaching
the vending machines in front of the
computer sciences center in a quick
skid along the customary pond
rcsidingthere; orfor those who question the charm of rain buckets placed
pionserstyle across SUNYA's corridors, comfort may be found in
knowing that something is being
U pon the occurance of heavy rain,
maintenance is deluged with a tide
of angry c o m p l a i n t s , says
Maintenance Shop Coordinator
Donald King. Because of this, an investigation was made.
According to Physical Plant
Hearst Shows Jury Place of Captivity
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Patricia Hearst, accompanied by her jur>.
returned today to an apartment where the young heiress says she was
imprisoned in a cell-like closet and forced to take part in a bank robbery lh'
entourage of defendant, judge and jury arrived at the apartmenl building on
Golden Gate Avenue in a predominantly black area of the city separately,
with Miss Hearst the first arrival. Federal marshals were on hand «s a
security measure, and police squad cars sealed off each end of the block It
was the first stop on a rainy-day tour that also was to include the house in
suburban Daly City where Miss Hearst was first taken after being kidnaped
by the Symbionese liberation Army two years ago.
FEBRUARY 17, 1976
letters spelling out: "Are they killing
nursing at SUNYA7'—the word
killing is traced over in red for
effect—confront you wherever you
turn, this too is no coincidence.
These are ali part of a massive
campaign by nursing students to
save their program from what they
feel is an abrupt and unjustifiable
"Our aim is to save the program.
We arccducatingthcpublicandthc
legislature to the kinds of things going on on campus," said Karen
Thompson, who is leading a student
task force with Kris Mesler; both are
senior nursing students.
The task force is urging students
to call Field's office about the
matter, and has gotten many parents
to call and write both SUNYA administrators and their legislators.
They plan to go to shopping centers
with petitions, urging the community to come to the aid of the nursing
The nursing faculty, pleased with
the high degree of student commitment, offer e n c o u r a g e m e n t
whenever possible. To make upfora
recently cancelled nursing quiz, the
teacher suggested that students instead spend one hour working "for
the cause."
According to Marjorie Meyer,
N u r s i n g Coordinator, this
widespread fear of budgetary cuts is
nothing new for the nursing
program; "Whenever the university
is faced with budgeting cuts, we in
the nursing department are faced
with a dilemma. This stems from the
fact that our budget is higher than
most other schools at SUNYA."
But having had past experience
with the problem is no great comfort. Meyer is concerned: "The fact
that everyone is keeping quiet, and
the rumors are not being denied, is a
bad sign," said Meyer. Thompson
and Mesler met with President
Fields and got the feeling he was very
non-committal. They said, "If the
school is closed outright, we do plan
legal action in order to enable the
girls in the program to graduate."
SUNYA is one of three schools in
Slippery Problem Plagues SUNYA
MOSCOW (AP) The American Embassy on Monday termed "inaccurate
and misleading" a published report that U.S. Ambassador Waller Stocssel
has a mysterious blood ailment possibly caused or aggravated by high level
microwaves beamed at the embassy by the Soviets. It said Stocssel has gone
cross-country skiing and played paddle tennis in recent days. The Boston
Globe on Monday quoted sources as saying Stoessel's alleged ailment
resembles leukemia and was a major factor leadingto an American protest to
the Kremlin over microwave transmissions.
ceed $250.
Frank Fioramanti, legislative
counsel for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana
Laws (NORML), is trying to push a
bill sponsored by his organization
that allows four ounces for personal
He is readily identifiable by the
bronze marijuana leaf with NORML
inscribed on it, that he sports on his
suit jacket lapel.
When asked if he thought mari-
FEBRUARY 17, 1976
within the structure of the outside
corridor floor just above lecture
center ceilings. Sandwiched between
these layers, along with a level bed of
gravel and fiber insulation, is the
culprit: tar-mat. This continuous
layer of waterproofing has become
inefficient because of numerous
small cracks in it.
Joints Suspected
The problem is not new. There
was a flurry of construction two
summers ago, when the expansion
joints (spaces between the structural
concrete slabs designed to allow for
expansion due to temperature
changes) were suspected of the leak.
The water baffles, which deflect and
regulate water flow above the expansion joints were scaled with a
flexible watertight layer, Continuing
leakage, however, proved that this
was only part of the problem.
juana would be decriminalized in
New York he responded: "I have no
idea; I certainly hope so."
Assemblyman Gottfried, in a
letter to his colleagues says: "The
need for this bill is urgent. The
cost—in scarred lives and wasted) law
enforcement—is staggering."
L e g i s l a t o r s in f a v o r of
decriminalization feel that pot has
become increasingly socially acceptable and that no evidence exists that
proves marijuana to be harmful.
Nursing Program Feared Ailing
CHICAGO (AP) A Kentucky medical research group reports that oral
contraceptives may cause tumors of the liver. Doctors fromthe Universiiy of
Louisville School of Medicine wrote in the Feb. 16 issue of the Journal of the
American Medical Association^
\3yo\sng women developed liver tumors
after taking birth control pills. Nine of the tumors were benign, four
malignant. The patients were young, nonalcoholic, generally healthy and free
of liver disease, said surgeon E. Truman Mays, M.D. The exact role of
contraceptive pills in liver tumors is unproved, he said, "but a possible link
between these pills and hepatic liver tumor seems increasingly likely."
Junk Food Vindication Song
LOS ANGELES (AP) And now for
everyone who's ever felt guilty about
gobbling down a Big Mac or a
Hostess Twinkie—and liking i t comes a song of vindication.
It's called "Junk Food Junkie,"
and it tells theschizophrcnictale of a
young man who by day is so far into
health food that the folks down at
the Whole Earth Vitamin Bar call
him Mr. Natural. Come nightfall,
though, it's a different story.
"But when that clock strikes midnight and I'm all by myself, 1 work
that combination on my secret
hideaway shelf. And 1 pull out some
Fritos Corn Chips, Dr. Pepper and
an Of Moon Pie; then I sit back in
glorious expectation of a genuine
junk food high."
"I've hit home on something
here," says Larry Groce, the writer
and singer of "Junk Food Junkie,"
He must be right. The record is No.
29 on Billboard Magazine's national
list of top selling popsingles and also
appears on the country and easy
forcement would be by ticket or
summons and not arrest.
Another bill sponsored by
Assemblyman Herbert J. Miller
allows two ounces to be considered
for personal use as what the bill calls
"casual non-profit transfer" both to
be considered violations punishable
by a fine of no more than $100.
Governor Carey proposed that
casual possession and non-profit
sale of up to two ounces be a violation punishable by a fine not to ex-
Pill May Be Linked to Liver Tumors
Angolan Struggles Continue
ANGOLA (AP) Western-backed
troops were reported Monday
harassing Cuban soldiers in newly
launched guerrilla action in Angola
and sources said a shipment of arms
from Zaire was airlifted to the antiMarxist forces deep in the bush.
Meanwhile, Britain blasted
mercenary intervention on in the embattled southwest African state, and
South African shares fell on the London stock exchange amid mounting
concern over gains by Communistsupplied troops in Angola.
Two planes from Kinshasa, Zaire,
loaded with arms, defied patrolling
M1GI7 fighters tobolster between
, 1 5 , 0 0 0 and 20,000 National
Union/UNITA —troops deep in
eastern Angola's bush country, UNITA sources said in Lusaka, Zambia.
The informants said the latest
arms consignment included antitank
weapons capable of piercing the armor of Soviet T34 and T54 tanks.
UNITA leader Jonas Savimbi, in
a statement recorded in eastern
Angola and flown to Lusaka, said
his men have already begun to nip at
the flanks of Cuban troops assisting
the S o v i e t - b a c k e d
"We are to continue our struggle
because we think that we cannot
accept a minorityregimeimposed on
our people by Cuban troops and
Russian tanks," Savimbi said. "So
long as injustice continues, we will
continue the struggle until our people have a democratic government."
About 200 British mercenaries are
fighting against the MPLA in
Angola. Britain's deputy foreign
secretary, David Ennals, said in his
by Gavin Murphy
sale of up to two ounces of mariThe 1976 session of the New York juana.
Legislature now meeting here in
Most disagreement concerning
Albany is likely to see a strong effort
the proposed bills is centered around
by many legislators toformulate and the definition of "sale" and what
pass a bill decriminalizing personal quantity should be considered for
use of marijuana in New York State. "personal use."
Several bills are being reviewed by
Anderson believes the proposal
the Codes Committee which is "will largely benefit bigtime pushers
attempting to come up with one bill and organized crime."
that the legislators will accept.
Despite the controversy over
Marsha Weinstein, administrative details, the pervasive attitude seems
assistant for the committee, explain- to be that it is time for New York to
ed: "We are trying to get a law this join Alaska, California, Colorado,
session [but] we don't have one bill Maine and Ohioin passingalawthat
everyone is supporting. There's a lot makes possession of small quantities
of emotionalism."
of marijuana no longer a crime and
The issue is fomenting controver- which will save the state millions of
sy within the state government.
dollars in legal expenses.
Governor Carey has advocated
O n e b i l l , s p o n s o r e d by
decriminalization, but he and other Assemblyman Richard Gottfried of
supporters are likely to meet strong the 67th Assembly district in
opposition from Senate Majority Manhattan, makes possession of up
Leader Warren Anderson who said to an ounce of marijuana a "violathat he is opposed to the Governor's tion" that would be punishable by up
plan that would decriminalize the to a $100 fine—nojail sentences. En-
Further investigation produced
the current theory: there are cracks
in the water-proofing layer. According to this theory, water soaks into
the ceiling insulation, bypassing the
watertight baffles and travels along
to the nearest expansionjoint, escaping down onto the head of the
nearest passerby.
According to Kopf and Joel True
of Campus Planning, opening the
entire floor surface around campus
to locate all leaking cracks is impractical. Therefore the water will be
removed from the insulation layer
via drains installed at the lowest and
deepest points of water collection.
However, actual construction
work is only possible, "when the
weather breaks," explained Kopf.
The official construction period is
from April to November.
Meanwhile, the remedy process
continues. A request has been submitted to SUNY Central for the estomated minimal cost of $150,000
needed to contract a construction
In the interim, maintenance docs
what it can—using mops, buckets,
and even a run-off trough across the
ceiling to prevent leakage from
reaching the bookstore.
Wading to class may be an irritation , yet, "bucket leaks are not the
major problem," stresses King, who
asserts that things like water in a
fuscbox presents the real trouble.
One laughing student observed
"I'd say in five years, the campus'll
just fall apart." Yet according to
Plant plans, indoor galoshes will be
in order until the rain is effectively
sealed our of SUNYA halls.
the Capital district that offers a fouryear baccalaureate nursing degree. A
bill is being introduced in the
legislature which will require a
bachelor's degree for a license as a
professional nurse. By 1985,
. programs such as the one offered
here will be in stronger demand.
Organizations such as the New
York State Nurses Association are
alarmed at the possibility of a nursing shutdown at SUNYA. They
point to the high quality of the
program and strategic location of
the school.
Barbara Hanley, who is the
legislative director for the association, said: "SUNYA has a fine, highquality program. To remove a B S
program from this area would be
critically serious."
Mrs. Lussier, a supervisor with the
Schenectady Visiting Nurses
Association said that one SUNYA
graduate is now employed as a nurse
by her group: "1 am very upset about
the possible closing. There are so few
places now where nurses can take
continuing education courses in the
tri-city area."
Some nursing students are
worried that the nursing program
may be facing an immediate shutdown.
Phillip Sirotkin, Vice President
for Academic Affairs, said worried
parents have contacted him about
"For a student in any program
that is terminated there will be an appropriate time for them to complete
their degree."
According to Barbara Pieta,
supervisor of nursing education at
the State Education Department,
the university does have the legal
right to discontinue any program,
due to lack of funds. But, says Pieta,
the university does have "a moral
obligation to at least phase out the
program, or help get the students
placed in another program in
another school." She says that any
student feeling his or her rights were
violated can individually bring lawsuits against the university for
breach of contract.
NOMI NATIONS for the position of Editor-in-Chief of the Albany Student
Press will be accepted from February 13 to February 27. Nominees must be fulltime undergraduates at SUNYA. The Editor-in-Chief is empowered to
represent the Albany Student Press, and is responsible for the direction,
production, content and policy of the Albany Student Press. Utters of
nomination should be submitted to the Managing Editor in Campus
Center 329. Elections will be held March 8.
Ever since list semester, the
Albany Women's Caucus has been
fighting • losing battle to have the
administration reconsider its appointment of Kay Norman as Affirmative Action Officer at SUN YA.
Affirmative Action is the Federal
program which provides for, among
other things, fair and open hiring
According to Caucus member
Frandne Frank, Norman was appointed "without following the
accepted Affirmative Action
procedures." Frank is SUNYA's Coordinator of Curriculum and InterDisciplinary Programming for
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Though she has been performing
the functions of Affirmative Action
Officer since the post was vacated
last March, Norman was not officially named to it until October 2,
and.it was December before President Emmett B. Fields signed the appointment. Between October and
December the Women's Caucus
claims that it petitioned Fields to
reconsider the method of appointment, but without success.
The Women's Caucus noted that,
in order to implement the Affirmative Action guidelines for making
j o b s available to women and
minorities, policy of publicizing
openings and employing search
committees for the selection of can-
didates is necessary. Particularly in
this case, they feel that the selection
process should not have been contained totally within the upper
echelons of the Administration.
Joan Schulz—a member of the
SUNYA faculty and the Women's
Caucus Steering Committee—and
Frank both stressed that the Caucus'
objection to the appointment was
based on this procedural issue rather
than any reservations regarding
Norman's personal merits. Fears
were expressed that a precedent may
have been set for promoting favored
candidates of the Administration
without participation by the parties
that would be affected.
Vice President for Management
and Planning John Hartley, who
made the appointment, feels that the.
Women's Caucus was wrong to get
upset over the lack of a representative search committee.
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faced a screening committee before
being hired as Affirmative Action
Associate in January, 1975. He felt
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"It is a fascinating, yet tediously slow
process to categorize each individual
book," she explained.
The security around the books is
tight, and the door is always locked.
training program for women, and is include provisions for advancement
in the process of instituting an Affir- through promotion.
mative Action plan for hiring hanNorman, a soft-spoken woman,
dicapped people.
said that she had been "personally
Norman calls her job one of hurt" by the controversy that accom"developing a campus which reflects panied her appointment. Norman
the true nature of society."
disagreed with the Caucus' contenProvisions for Advancement
tion that other people should have
The emphasis is on guaranteeing been allowed to apply for the posiequal employment opportunities, tion.
says Norman, who feels that this
She compared her situation to
goes beyond the basic evaluation of that of the faculty: just as teachers
the demography of hired personnel. rise through the professorial ranks
According to her, it is just as impor- without having to re-apply for their
tant to oppose the more subtle jobs, says Norman, so she was simprestrictions on job opportunities ly being given a promotion. Norproduced bysuch things as failure to man's refusal to react to the dispute
provide adequate notification to last semester was due to her convicpotential candidates. Norman also tion that her activities in the Affirfeels that equal opportunity should mative Action office were of a
higher priority.
Although individual members
continue to feel unhappy about the
way the Affirmative Actions Officer
was selected, the Women's Caucus
has decided that it would not be
diplomatically advantageous to
press the issue further. The group
claims that while intending to cooperate fully with the Affirmative
Action office, it does plan to keep an
eye on the Administration to make
certain that sanctioned hiring
procedures are not violated.
Schulz is confident that the Administration won't "make the same
mistake.". But did the Caucus' reaction effect any real change in the Administration's employment policy?
"No, not a bit," says Hartley.
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Students may use the books in the
Reading Room across.the hallway,
under supervision. There is good
reason for such extreme security
measures, according to Adams. "To
my knowledge, since I've been working here, nothing has been stolen.
But four or five years ago, a lot of
material was taken from special
collections, in addition to other
departments. Fortunately, most of
the books were recovered, among
which was found a rare book belonging to Russell Sage College, valued
at more than $10,000."
All the material in the Special
Collections and Rare Books are
either purchased by the library
bibliographers, or donated to the
library. Special Collections has a
category entitled "Manuscripts",
which are kept locked in the vault.
These manuscripts, according to
Munzer, have a time hold on them,
and cannot be opened until the death
of the donator and his family. Many
of these sealed documents have
political overtones, and might prove
to he quite fascinating when finally
Feb. 19
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all new and standing members welcome
mediately added to the rare book
collection. "We have books dating
backtothe 1500and 1600*9, many of
which we are still in the process of
Among the booksin the collection
are Diclionna
Des Sciences,
Didero's famous encyclopedia of the
sciences, dating back to 1751. There
is also the first edition of Adam
Smith's Wealth of Nations, which
the library plans to display as part of
the bicentennial celebration.
One of the more expensive books
of the collection is Pindar, by
Zachariam Calcrgi, published in
1515. Originally bought for $250.00,
it would now sell for $950.00. Adams
explained "Many of these books are
irreplaceable. Most were purchased
years ago, and since then the price of
rare books have morethantripled."
The collection also includes such
things as travel books, histories,
classical literature and art books.
Adams admitted that there are still
many books which have not yet been
Everyone Invited
NYPIRG General Meeting
to work with the researching needs
of the university", says Lilly. "All the
material we have down here is listed
in the card catalog upstairs in the
main lobby. The only stipulation is
that the material must be used here,
under our supervision."
Marion Munzer, Curator of
Special Collections, feels that
students don't use the Special
Collections room to its fullest potential. "Many students don't even
realize all the different categories we
have here. We have collections on
radical literature, World War I,
quacks and quackery, lotteries
(dating back to the early lotteries in
England during the ISOO's) and rare
books, just to name a few."
Rare books have a separate room
of their own, and Harriet Adams,
Rare Book Librarian, explained
how a book gets classified as rare.
"Either a book is particularlyfragile,
or has a high intrinsic value, or the
subject matter is considered too
open to vandalism, and are im-
Women's Caucus Fights Losing Battle in Affirmative Action Case
continued from page four
that she had functioned competently
in the past as surrogate officer while
holding the lesser title of associate,
and was entitled to a nominal
promotion. Hartley explained that
since Norman is a black woman, her
appointment would represent the essence of Affirmative Action's goals.
Caught in the middle is Kay Norman, who maintains a busy office in
the Administration building.' She
monitors hiring policies and tenure
and promotions proceedings, while
at the same time investigating student and faculty grievances and
complaints lodged against the university to external commissions.
Norman also works with the Civil
Service to develop a management
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September 9, 19377 Or perhaps you
are thinking of investing in the stock
market, and would like toseetheannual reports of the company dating
back to 1965? Maybe you're interested in finding out who lived in
your house on Quail Street in 1834?
If these questions arouse your
curiosity, the answers can be easily
found. In the basement of the
library, at the end of a narrow,
easily-missed hallway, lies the
Special Collections. It is here that
you will find the answers to the
above questions along with answers
to questions you may never have
even thought to ask.
Anna May Lilly, Associate Director for Special Services, says the
collection includes a wide variety of
material, ranging from the very
oldest [rare books] up to material
received on a weekly basis. "We try
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It Sounds
The White House Speech- Writing
Staff has reportedly placed want-ads
in magazines in an effort to find funny one-liners for President Gerald
Ford to use.
Barron's magazine reports that
the President's Chief Speechwriter,
Bob Orben, has placed a classified ad
in the trade publication Writer's
The ad proclaims: "We are looking for funny, performable oneliners, short jokes and stories that
are related to happenings in the
news, fads, trends and topical subjects." Appareptly to make sure the
Chief Executive has no trouble with
the submitted items, the ad continues: "The accent is on comedy,
not wit."
Orben recently joined Ford's
Speechwriting Staff after working
for such comedians as Red Skelton
and Jack Parr.
The Michigan Supreme Courtin what must be a landmark decision
for the rights of canines—has ruled
that a dog's previous behavior is not
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admissible in court.
The decision involves a dog from
Lansing named "WolT whose
owners were sued after "Wolf" bit a
girl when she stepped on his tail.
During the trial, witnesses were
called who painted " Wolf" as a pretty bad dog. Among other things.he
was accused of biting a child's jacket
while the child was still wearing it,
and of relishing fights with other
The latest fad on college
campuses—reportedly even rivaling
marijuana use in some areas—is
Bob Schwab, a tobacco buyer
for Walgreen's Department Stores
in Chicago, reports that sales of
snuff have been skyrocketing recently, especially in areas with large
college populations.
The current fad does not involve
the old-fashioned dry snuff, but the
moist variety which has the constituency of finely-chopped chewing
The smokeless tobacco council in
Peekskill, New York, says that a
snuff fad has been building for the
past five years. The Council estimates that about 6 million
Americans now use snuff.
A new survey of high school marijuana smokers has found t h a t contrary to widespread reports—pot
users are more outgoing, more independent thinkers and have grades
which are as good as, or even better
than, non-users.
These are the surprising findinp
of a study by the New York State
Drug Abuse Control Commission of
264 middle-class marijuana users
between the 7th and 12th grade in a
suburban school.
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Professor Richard Dembo, in
reporting the findings to the
American Sociological Association,
said that the students were not antisocial, and did not regard pot use as
a "Behavior Problem."
The Nation of Denmark has just
launched a novel prison experiment.
The new prison on the Island of
V.S. News and World Report it
out with a special report which concludes that Organized Crime it the
most lucrative "business" in
According to the magazine
Mafia-related activities grow an incredible $40 billion a year—more
than half of all the money that it
stolen or channeled into illegal activities annually.
The magazine alleges that
Organized Crime operatives—from
"hit men" working on contracts to
"mob lieutenants"—earn anywhere
from $75,000 to SI65,000 per year,
tax free.
Says U.S. News: "Organized
Crime is the most lucrative 'business'
in the U.S., taking in more profits
than General Motors,;Exxon and
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WlwWgioohO* rMBrtwfltWHC* A M * » . mooting, tonight, Tuoi.
Fob. 1 7 , 1 p . m . Check CC Into desk lor room.
Among Chrltfiont", Chapel Hout* 1( W*d. Feb. 18, 8 p.m.
C h a p * / H * u * , a variety of peoplo meettotolk about important
elements in their livet, W*d. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.
S*nl*r»—there will be a* meeting to continue work on Senior
W—k, W*d„ F*b. 18, 7:30 p.m. in HU 130. For more info call
WIMtMi A. Kirnsffm—Chlof M o n o * lawyor for tho "Chicago
T trial and Radical attorney—tpeolu on Tuoi. Fob. 17,8p.m. in
IC 7. Fro* WHh tax and $1. without.
« • * • f h * C M I M M Slvotw rVogVom A O V I at SUNYA. /Mooting
today, Turn Fob. 17, 4 p.m. in SS 241. Pleose attond.
NartwMit Mungor JWlanc*, will moot tonight, Tuot. Fob. 17,9
p.m. in CC 332. Non-mombon aro wakens*.
leiifc* O i l * wM moot tonight, Tuoi. Fob. 17, 7 p.m. in IC 11 to
dhcuoi Berton Soa Rover's Conference. Any on* intorottad in
joining it walcom*.
N » I M Local Board it having a mooting tonight, Tuet. Fob. 17,
8 p.m. in CC 375. AH mombort aro wolcomo.
Albany Sttrla Attbtt welcomes now mombort for tho Spring
S*m*ttor. M**tingt*v*ryTu*t. 6:30-8p.m.inth*Wo jien's Auxi!ioryGym,2nd floor. For additional info call Dal* 7-5228.
Community Supper at Chap*l*Hout*. Pl.ai. call in, 489-8573,
if you plan to com*. Turn. Fob. 17, 5:30 p. m.
I W Club Mooting ov*ry fuoi. night 7*30 p.m. in IC 5. Wo have
iki tript every Sat.
Tn* C h * » Club will be meeting every Tuot. night of 7:30 in CC
373. All interotted, pleat* offend.
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"financial Problems and Planning lor Separation and
Divwf" Speaker: Marguerithe Powert, Practicing Attorney, on
Tuot. Feb. 17, 7:30-9:30 p.m. in ED 346. For further info, call
Elizabeth Burnt, Coumeling Center, 457-8674.
•etidenf AaVitor StaH for ths Grad Dormitory positions now
available (in the Alternative Residence Environemnt, Pierce Hall
and Sayies International House.) Grads and undergrads may
apply for the positions which are similar to that of an undergrad
R. A. The remuneration is a single room and telephone service.
Anyone wishing fo apply mutt attend one of the following
meetings: Tuet. Feb. 17, 4 to 5 p.m. at the Brubacher Hall lower
lounge, or Wed. Feb. 18,9:30p.m. in Sayies lower lounge. Question may be directed to Pat McHenry, 472-7671.
Outing Club meets every Wed*at 7:3*0 in CC 315. Come join us
for a weekend of skiing and winter mountaineering!
• V luck Dinner at Chapel House with International Students.
W*d. F*b. 18, 5:30. Call Chapel House for Reservations.
Social tverfor* AtiotioWon will hold an organizational and discussion meeting, W*d. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. Mohawk Tower, 22nd
floor. Refreshments will be served. All welcome.
AUihna, MiaVaih, Chauidic and jiwlth pMlatephy class is
given every Wed. by Rabbi Israel Rubin, at hit home, 122 So.
Main Ave., 8 p.m. All are welcome. For Info call 482-5781.
"Th* Wn/fe-Holred Oirl,*' Ih* Chinese dance-drama, two-hour
color film made in Poking with English subtitles, will be shown:
Wed. Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. IC 24; Fri. Feb. 20,4 p.m., LC 23;and
Tuet. Feb. 24, 8 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, corner
State and Willet Streets, Albany.
Balkan and Creek Donees are being taught In the Phyt. Ed.
dance studio, Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
Potter Club invites you to come check us out Thurs. Feb. 19, 9:30
p.m., Hamilton Hall (Colonial) andforo Keg with the girls of KD.
NYPfRG general meeting, Thurs. Feb. 19, 8 p.m. in LC 19. All
students are welcome. Topics will be Nuclear energy, projects
and plans, and new members.
Jewith Cooking class, every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at the
home of Mrs. Rochel Rubin, 122 So. Main Ave. All welcome. Free.
Transportation available from the Circle. Call byTues. 482-5781.
Jim Aronoff
Arthur Miller
JSC'f Fr*» Unfvtwtity of*Jewith learning explores the Siddur
via literary and historical analysis. Every second Sunday, (next
meeting, F*b. 22) at 6:30 p.m. in th* CC Patroon Lounge. Bring
your own Siddur if possible. Knowledge of Hebrew not required.
(iludenl ID'S with Spring validation needed)
Kevin Burnett
Dominick Brienza
Andy Bauman
Andrew Wainer
Bob O'Brien
Gary Bennett
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Athena, the Feminist Alliance's bimonthly newsletter can be
received by on-campus students by calling 489-4848. OffCampus students can pick up a copy In the CC lobby or the
Apartment Board has been moved to the Off Campus Student
Commuters- Andy Dolan
Tom Gaffney
Rick Meckler
Susan Lubowitz
Alumni Quad- Michael North
Jerry Mandelbaum
Artttur Hidalgo
Colonial Quad- Paul Feldman
Warren Goldenbcrg
Jeff Rosen
Brandon Kaufman
Barry Sandberg
Brian S. Orol
Polling Places
Alumni Quad: Bottom of Waterbury diningroom stairs 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Bottom of Alden diningroom stairs 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Colonial Quad: Flagroom 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Dutch Quad: Flagroom 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Indian Quad: Flagroom 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
State Quad: Flagroom 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Commutlni StudanhiCampu. Center Northwest Main Lounge
9 a.m,-4 p.m.
FEBRUARY 17, 1976
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Campus Student Lounge. Submit sketches of entries to the Oil
Campus Association e/o SA, CC 346 by Feb. 25. For more inio call
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Want Revenge? Throw a pie at the one you "love" Telethon
Night coming March 19-20. Call Kathy or Mel at 449-1494.
Italian American Studtnt Alliance wants to remind you that
there are only 8 days left to prepare your costume for the Moral Oral costum* party. Wed. Feb. 25.
SA funded groups: the deadline for speaker requests is Fri. Feb.
27. Request forms are in CC 346.
Intercollegiate toffbalf for women. Any interested women
please contact, Ms. Rhenish at 7-4535.
Middle Earth is looking for people who are willing to put up people overnight who are passing through the area. If interested
please call 5301 and ask for Gwenn or Michelle.
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Poetry Reading-writers or listeners: There will be a university
reading Thurt. Feb. 26 at 7:30ln the HU Lounge. If you would like
to read your work call 463-0661 far further info.
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Overteat Study: Und*rgrads with an intermediate proficiency
in Spanish have the opportunity to spend ctomesteror academic
year in Madrid, Spain. Undergrads With basic French knowledge
can study in Tours, France. For further info write to Director ol International Education, SUC Pottdam, NY 13676 or call (315) 2682779.
Resident Students of—
University Council Nominees:
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sV**k*nd Retreat Feb. 20-22, open to all students. Sponsored
by Newman Association. Contact Rutty Patience 7-8759.
(tax car as are needed)
Commuters- Steven Tesser
Bart Minsky
Bob Siegel
Ned Goldstein
Kevin Tumey
Marc Kramer
Billy Heller
Billy Kreuter
Robert Franke
Kevin Kovacs
Jude Adjaye
•uo^as aSvd w8|9 azi*n*q amowq mm uopaas aflttf mog 'imyum man p»wop luoft )BQ
rradlfionol Friday Nigh Salbofb* m*ol in a comfortable
Heimishe atmosphere. Open invitation to any Jewish student
Call Mrt. Rochel Rubin by Thurt. 482-5781.
University Senate Nominees:
(tax cards are needed)
Stale Quad-
Campus Crutade far Christ, leadership training class, 8 p.m.
every Thursday, CC 373, 375.
Central Council Nominees:
Indian Quad— Keith Grubman
Andrew Wainer
Norman Schwartz
Dominick Brienza
Mitch Werner
Friends) ol t h * farmwotkan meets on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the
CC fireside Lounge.
Duplicate Bridge Club meets Thurs jays in CC 315 at 7 p.m.
Beginner's class at 6. All are welcome! For info call Bonnie, 77875.
SA Elections
Alumni Quad— Arthur Hidalgo
Lloyd Wirshba
Debbie Raskin
Susan Miller
Clitw»*ftIn*bbts«Dlnnwai»dSorylcoi—Fri. Fob.20. Dinner or
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dnnor by W*d. F*b. 18 by calling 7-5354. Atk lor Eric or Dave.
AN or* welcome!!
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try to wear light-colored clothing ot a
reflectorized vest.
One of the bitnjest safety problems is
htcyclisU getting hit when c a n suddenly
turn in front of them. Moat driven cannot properly judge the speed of your bike.
Watch out for can coming up beside you
on your left and turning into your path.
Stay as far to the right as possible.
Watch out for sewer grates with ban
running parallel t o the road. If yon run
over one, they may catch your wheel,
wrecking your bike and you.
Watch for car doors opening suddenly
inyoorpath. As you ride down the street,
scan through car window* for people
unity to get out. You can also spot a car
ready to pull out of a space by watching
for wheels turned into the road.
If yon can, use aloud horn, such as a
Super Sound Air Horn (114 on.). If not,
dont be embarrassed to scream at the top
of your lungs at the first hint of danger.
Ride defensively. Many drivers, with
or without malice or forethought, will not
yield the right of way to a bicycle. Don't
assume that if you are legally right, you
Adust the seat to the height that fits
you, leaving at least 214 inches of the seat
post in the tube. Make sure the nut on the
Check brake shoes to make sure they
are lined up flat with the tires. They
should not be worn.
Check' the tires for proper inflation
(written on the side of the tire). Checkfor
tears and splits.
The chain should be evenly taut with 1
Id 1H inches of play. There should be no
mat. Qeaa the chain in keroaine and reoO it at least every six months and after
' Make sure there is no sideways piayin
the pedal crank.
CiSKk pedal bearingfrtqatialytosee if
it needs oiL
The wheels should be evenly signed in
the fork. To check this, turn the bike upside down and spin the wheel—it ihouid
turn frassy.
Check the axle huts to make sure
ttar/re tight.
Spoke* dtoald he evenly tight with
HasdhrakesibooJdbecbeclcedforexeasatve play. The brake levers shouldn't
tsasehthehaadhiian. ••
Chaok nassseasent of handseban.
asaaxag aare at staat 2 inches of stem
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Your headlight should be visible for at
least 500 feet.
Like most campus communities,
SUNYA has a high rate of bicycle thefts.
Ten-speeds are particularly vulnerable. If
you own a bike, prepare to make bike
security an automatic habit Here's a
checklist for protecting your bicycle.
l)jVever leave your bike unlocked.
Make sure your bike lock and chain are of
heavy steel, case-hardened if possible.
Expect any ten-speed left unlocked and
unattended to be stolen. A NYPIRG
report states that chains arc superior to
cablet, and recommends Master model
number 1516 for use in low security
situations. President model 66-Cforuse
in moderate security situations, and
Master models 83, 94 or America! Lock
Co. chain for high security situations.
Copies of this report are available in the
NYPIRG Office, CC 333, 457-2446.
2) Bring your bike inside at night. Even
locked bikes are vulnerable if left on the
street at night.
3)Write down the serial number of
your bike, tbe make, the model, and a
physical description. You might want to
leave one copy of this information with
your parents, to make sure it's available if
your bike is lost or stolen.
4)Regjster your bike with the campus
police. Registered bikes are much more
easily recovered. Call 457-7616 for
further information.
5) Engrave your name, or your social
security number in both a readily identifiable place as well as some inconspicuous place on your bike. Simpleto-use engraving tools may be borrowed
from Campus Security or tbe Albany
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Driving habits are one of the main fact o n anccting fuel economy. Here are
some tips that win help you obtain optimum fuel economy for your car as well
as save on the wear and tear of its cornSlowdown. A light foot is one of the
best aatnrances of good mileagr Dont
stretch the speed limits.
Maintain an even speed, especially on
thruways, for best mileage.
Be sure parking brake is fully released.
Don't ride the brake or clutch pedal or
pump the accelerator.
Avoid short trips, especially in cold
Keep track of car trips and gasoline, a*
Plan driving routes to avoid traffic
lights, stop signs and local bottlenecks.
Anticipate traffic lights in order to
avoid hurrying to a light only to have to
stop. Not only will this conserve gas, but
will save wear and tear on the brakes and
the transmission.
If you have to wait for more than 30
seconds, turn off the engine
The "tip" of allowing your car to warm
up for several minutes before driving it is
falacicus. Your engine needs less than
one minute to allow for lubrication. The
best way to warm up your car is to drive it
slowly for the first five minutes or so.
Avoid fast starts and coast to stops to
save gas and wear and tear on your car.
Organize your trips and try to make
only one trip to do your errands instead
of two or three.
Getridof any junk that might be in the
trunk of your car. The more weight your
car is carrying, the fewer miles per gallon
you get.
Tips on Handing your Car
Keep your foot off the clutch when
driving When you halt for a stop sign or
traffic light, shift into neutral until it is
time to drive forward again. This
prevents unnecessary wear on your car
' Downshifting is important in driving
because if done correctly, will save you
much wear on the car's major mechanical
components, such as brakes and
transmission. It will keep your car in
balance on a curve.
To downshift depress the clutch pedal.
Shift to neutral. As soon as you're in
neutral, tap the accelerator forcefully—a
means of getting your drive shaft and
transmission gears spinning at the same
RPM as other routing engine parts,
which means the gears will mesh smoothly. Shift the gear lever down into the next
lower gear. Accelerate gradually. With
practice you'll develop a rythma
In an emergency situation you must
brake to stop. Downshifting does no
good in a panic stop. The brake does it
and you must develop a "feel" for that
brake pedal. Just before your wheels
lock, that brake will feel "mushy" or
suddenly "very light" although you are
bearing down hard. This is called "brake
fading" This is your signal to ease up
slightly to allow for better control of your
car, and for better braking
At a fast speed pump your brakes. Use
steady, increasing periods of pressure
because if you come down hard on your
brakes you could lose your steering ability, and you could throw a brake shoe.
Robin Child Care Center
20 Robin St., Albany 462-2712
Hours: 7:30-5:30
Ages: 3-5 yrs.
Fees: based on income (preference given
to working mothers)
Small World Preschool
57 Hurlbut St., Albany 465-0449
Hours: 6:30-5:30
Ages: 3-5 yrs., nursery and after
kindergarten sessions
Fees: $30 -5 days, $30/month, nursery,
$6.50 per day, kindergarten-$23 per week
St. Matthew School Day Care Center
75 Whitehall Rd., Albany
Hours: 7:30-5:30
Ages: nursery, kindergarten, and first, second, and third grades (3-8 yrs.)
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Christian
Day Care Center
10 Western Ave., Albany
Hours: 7:30-5:30
Ages: 3-6 yrs., also nursery and
kindergarten programs
Fees: $9-oneday, $18-two days, $23-three
days, $26-four days, $29-five days
teaches basic Christianity
Colonie Community Day Care Center
701 Sand Creek Rd., Colonie 869-0131
Hours: 7:30-5:30
Ages: 3-5 yrs.
Fees: $30 full-time, $15 part-time, will
make arrangements for any number of
hours per week
teaches Christian religion
Perhaps the best place to find out
about day care services in Schenectady is
through tbe 4-C Child Program Consultation. This is a referral service
available with complete listings of all day
care in Schenectady. The number to call
is 393-9865. To apply for day care services
through the county, call Schenectady
County Dept. of Social Services (3823402) to arrange an appointment for an
interview to see if you are eligible. (You
must be a Schenectady County resident)
Their office is located at 487 Nott S t in
Some of the day care services available
in Schenectady include:
Farmer-In-The-Dell Day Care
Grooms Rd., Clifton Park 371-3111
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:30
ages: 2.5 (if toilet trained) - 5
fees: $32 per week full-time
fees can be arranged for half-day or by
the hour
Gingerbread Lane
1418 State St. 393-2359
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:00
ages: 2 (if trained) - 6
fees: $30 (full-time)
Lollipop Lane Day Nursery
Plank Rd.. Hnora 371-9200
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:30
ages: 3-6
fees: $28 full-time children only
Parker Day Care Center
Grout Park School-Hamburg St.
Schenectady, 393-5360
area: any
hours: 7:45-6:00
ages: 3-5
fees: varies according to income
Christ Episcopal Church
970 State St., Schenectady 346-5360
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:30
ages: 2.5 (if trained) - 5
fees: can go through Social Services or
pay $43 per week (full-time)
Head Start
327 Summit Ave., Schenectady 377-8539
area: Schenectady county
hours: 7:30-4:30
fees: must apply through them and fit the
eligibility requirements (no charge if you
are eligible)
Refreshing Spring Day Care Center
5 Catherine S t , Schenectady 393-1336
area: any
hours: 6:45-6:00
ages: infants-11 yrs.
fees: can go through Social Services or
pay 520-25 per week
Farmer-In-The-Dell (formerly Yellow
1356 Albany S t 374-1114
area: any
ages: 3-5
hours: 7:30-5:00
fees: $32 per week $2Z50—5 hah" days
Carver Community Center
700 Craig St.
Schenectady 374-8456
area: any
ages: 1.5-3; 5-11 yrs. afterschool program
(transportation arranged)
hours: 7-5:30
fees: must go through Social Services
There seems to be a particular lack of
day care services in the Troy area. Again,
you may apply through Rensselaer County Social Services, 133 Bloomingrove
Dr., Troy (283-200, ext 285 or 218). Call
to make an appointment for an interview
to see if you are eligible. They give
preference to working mothers.
Day Care Services in Rensselaer County include:
Animal Crackers, Inc.
Deefreestville (286-2425) and Rensselaer
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:30
ages: 8 weeks-five yrs.
fees: $35 per week fees arranged for
nursery and part-time day care
Seton Day Nursery
451 4th St., Troy 272-4964
area: any
hours: 7:30-5:00
ages: 2.5 (if trained) - 5
fees: can go through Social Services or
pay a fee based on a sliding scale ranging
from $22 to $30 per week for full-time
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Olds CuHoss Supreme; power steering
and brakes; air; 2 door; 62,000 miles;
$600. Call 463-4808 anytime.
'66 GMC Von good for camper. New
brakes, kingpins. Wto 462-4910.
1965 Buick Skylark; 52,00 miles must
sell, reasonable price. Call 462-4816.
4 Speed 90 Honda 1971. Also 1975
Fiat, excellent condition. One owner.
Fully equipped, $3,100. For details,
STEREO Components and blank tapes
ot discount prices—slightly above
wholesale. Major brands, factory
sealed, fully warranty. Inquiries write:
Steven Golieb, 325 Western Ave.,
Albany, 12203. Include phone number.
APF Mark 20 Calculator with adapter.
Does many functions. Asking $60. Willing to bargain. Call Les, 457-7551.
Brand new 8SR McDonald 2260X
automatic turntable, $45. Call Keith
Seniors, Gradi, there is o college
representative on campus for the
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
Company. Call him at 457-4068 or stop
by 303 Irving Hall on State Quad and
ask for Jim.
Ride watned toTampa, leave Feb, 27,
return March 7, will share driving and
expenses. Call Anna 436-7024.
Circto Heading
Typing done in my home, 869-3815.
Typing—$.50 oer double spaced
page. Term papers, resumes, etc.
Neat, accurate, fast service. 869-5546.
Large room in house. One mile from
campus. $70/month. Call Bob 4891309.
Guitar lessons, music graduate looking for new students in SUNYA area.
Beginners or advanced. 456-5241.
Female needing in rooming house,
kitchen privileges. Call John 465-6387;
Typing, my home, dependable, 3717726.
Roommate wanted to share large 2bedroom apt. on Washington Park.
Grad. student or working person
preferred. 465-6775 weekends or
evenings after 9:30.
Typing done in my home 482-8432.
Passport/ Application Photos—24 hour
service, Mon: 10:30-11:30; Tues:
11:30)12:30; Wed: 11:45-12:45; Thurs: Anyone know of on apt. available for
6:30-7;30 p.m. $2.50 for the 1st two, foil semester, call Jeff 472-6067.
$.50 for each additional. CC 305. For Two recent grads looking for 1-2 apartinfo call 457-2116.
ment mates. On Western & Quail. Call
Stuff envelopes. Make $25. per 100 at 463-0292 evenings.
home in your spare time. Some people
make $ 1 0 0 . weekly. Names,
envelopes, postage supplied. Rush $1.
for starting kit. M.J. Evans, Dept. 2A, Canopy—
Same secret, now & always.
9222 Samel Morongo Valley, Calif.
With love, Yato
$69. Ski Week, Andiror: Lodge, AMPS—
Thanks for making 21 the best. I
Mount Snow, Vermont. Meals, pool,
suana, discoteque, tennis. Feb. 29— hope you're all around for the rest of
Mar. 5. 462-7004.
Love always, Susan V.
German tutor for Tuesday and Thursday. Afternoon. Level One. Call 7327517 on Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
6 Room apartment, heated, 3 or 4
students, available Mar. 1. Pino Hills,
near bus line. After 2:30, 439-0347.
Enjoy your day—enjoy your life!
Patty K:
Ooops! I goofed. I'm one day late. I
hope your birthday was reallyGRMTr
Love, the Little Red Headed Girl
Dear Sally,
We know this year hasn't been much
Found: watch, CC Cafeteria on Feb.
12. Call 396-8836. Ask for Peter, and fun,
But if anyone can stand it, you're
identify the item.
sure the one!
Lost: 1 twisted gold hoop earring on
This may not be much after all you've
Feb. 11. If found please contact been through,
Phoebe, 7-4716. Reward.
But the ones downstairs will always
Watch lostl 3rd floor library, Thurs. love youl
Wishing you the Happiest of
Feb. 12. Color: Gold, white face. Call
Steven, 482-0256.
Nine Little "Thieves" and Friends
Lost: white mittens, probably lost on
Dutch Quad. If found please call Tania,
Here it is, your very own personal.
7-7748, Ryckman 302.
Now you can leave these ivory towers
Found: hardcover, "The Loomis Gang." totally fulfilled.
See John, HUM. B71.
Love, Hil
Maybe they're naturally industrious, inventive or frontieroriented.
Sat naturally religious? No.
85 million Americans have
no expressed faith. Millions more
don't practice the faith they profess. Millions more, every year,
drift away from faith altogether.
If you believe in the power
of the Gospel of Jesus ana think
His Gospel still has something to
offer America, then maybe you
should investigate the Faulist
way of life.
The Faulists are a small community of Catholic priests who
have been bringing the Gospel
of Jesus to the American People
in innovative ways for over 100
\Ve do this everyday through
the communication arts—books,
publications, television and rudio
—on college campuses, in parishes, in missions in the U.S., in
downtown centers, in working
with young and old.
We don't believe in sitting
back. Do you?
2 riders to share driving and expenses
to Daytona, Fla. leaving Feb. 26. Bar- j SMVICIS
bora 449-8336.
New Orleans—Ride needed for two
leaving Feb.' 27-29, one or both ways. I Print NIATIV, exactly Of you with it fafee)p r i n t s *
Jim 457-4779.
V.W. Uri:
't» 29 M.P.G. Excellent
running condition. Beit offer. Coll
Dove at 372-0478.
ndt needed for 2 to Mardi Grot leaving Fob. 26-28. All exp. shared. Call
Eddie, 7-4773.
Lost: a brown leather zipper bag Dear Alexander,
(Alleghany Air Stub attachment) conNo, the "Honeymoon" is not over.
taining o wallet with $40., credit cards,
luv, S.M.
etc.; car keys, etc. Taken (rom Dr. AlexNorwegian wood does not burn warmiou at the Gym. If found, please return
them to Dr. Werner's office, Phys. Ed. ly in winter.
Phone .
I Issues to be printedI
| Enclose live cents for each word per each time printed.
I Minimum charge $. 75.
• fifteen cents for each word in bold (circle words to be set in bold)
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Albany Student Press
Campus Canter 329
1400 Washington Ave.
Albany, N.Y. 12222
Dear Sheryl,
We tried to call to wish you a Happy
Birthday but the line was busy.
Love, Your Suite
Want Revenge? Throw a pieatthe one
you "love" Telethon night coming
March 19-20. Call Kathy or Mel at 4491494.
The Beauty of a relationship is at times
buried in the hardship of the season.
meeting new friends, a new social life,
travel, unlimited dates. Send now lor
tree information: INSTA-MATE, Bon
6175-C, Albany, N.Y. 12206.
Ma cheri—
Je t'aime avec toute ma coeur—
maintainant et tous les jours. (J'espere
que tu me desire aussil) Bonne anniversaire du St. Valentin!
amour, David-Jean (D2)
Bob O'Brien for University Council.
Vote Feb. 17, 1B, 19.
We need women represented on university government. Commuters vote
for Susan Lubowitz, University Senate.
Today, Wed. or Thurs.
Vote Barry Sandberg for University
Senator from Colonial Quad.
Unisex haircutting & styling. Special:
trim and shape scissor cut $3.50. Al's
Hair Shop, Ramada Inn. Western
Avenue. Phone 482-8573. Open til 8
Party Oneida-Onondaga Hall. Sat.
Feb. 21, 10 p.m.
Giving up your meal for Telethon?
Then come to a
University Speakers Forum presents
William A. Kunstler— Chief Defense
Lawyer for the "Chicago 7" trial and
radical attorney. Tues. Feb. 17 at 8
p.m. in LC 7. Free with tax and $1,
Bob O'Brien for University Council.
Vote Feb. 17, 18, 19.
Learn how to mix exotic mixed drinks
withthe sisters of Kappa Delta at a Mixology Party, tonight from 7:30 til 9 in
Ten Broeck Hall, Dutch. All University
women invited. On Thurs. we invite you
a 50's keg with the members of Potter
Club in Hamilton Hall, Colonial, 9 p.m.
Bring your blue suede shoes)
It's a Pink Panther party—Thurs. at 9in
Schuyler Hall with the sisters of Chi
Sigma Theta and the brothers of TXO.
All Unviversity women invitedl
Psi Gamma Sorority invites all University women to Career Night with a
speaker on career for women, tonight
from 7:30 to 9 in Van Ren, Dutch. On
Thurs., Psi Gamma invites you to join
them and Kappa Omega Pi of Siena
for bash and beer at 9 in Van Ren.
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Sponsored by Jewish Students' CooflftotvH.ffe/
procedures as well as provide the students with
this is in large pari due to the sheer numbers
a receipt for any services which they purchase. of students now in coHegs. However, the AdNo system will ever be theft proof, asthe losses
ministration seeks Mill further to dilute the
experienced in the bookstore demonstrate;
quality of undergraduate education for the
purpose of shoring up a Ph. D. program in the losses which far exceed our own.
Finally, 1 hope that the ASP an begin to
English department, the quality of which has
report news, instead of manufacturing their
officially been judged inferior. This bespeaks
of irresponsibility on the part of the AdRickMeckler
ministration's duty to the majority of the
To the Editor:
SA Vice President
As a student who is sick and tired of being
students on this campus who are not graduate
ripped-off by campus vending machines (this
students, but rather are undergraduates. All
letter is prompted by my second Ion of a
accounts, even those of his detractors, express
To tt» Editor:
quarter today), 1 would like to remind other
the opinion that Michael Kaufman is a skillful
President Fields of the Stite University of
students of three tactics for dealing with this
and valuable teacher. Such a man should not
New York at Albany h u been faced with makhassle. First, don't beat on the machine—it
be lost to the many for the sake of a costly
ing budget cuts, including the elimination of
will only take so much abuse before it stops
professional scholar whose purpose would be
88 faculty positions. A Knickerbocker News
working completely. Second, label the
to serve an elite few.
item of February 6,1976 indicates that one of
machine. An out of order sign will stop others
I therefore submit that by specifically denythe programs being considered for elimination
from getting ripped-off. Last, report the loss,
is the School of Nursing.
To the Editor!
either to the Quad Office or Campus Center.
The students of nursing at SUN Y A feel that the signal to formulate a general policy on the
Last week an article written by Perry Silver
Not only will you get your money back, but
termination of theschool at this time would be
made Albany students aware of the problem
also if F.S. A. is flooded with complaints about
a grave mistake and that the impact of such ac- their junior members, and by so doing comof Medical School acceptance. I would like to
a machine, they'll fix it!
promise and sacrifice good undergraduate
tion would be felt state wide.
know if the same could be done for SUNY
Dave Bloom
The School of Nursing at SUNYA offers a studies to an elitist graduate program.
statistics on Law School acceptance. Just havRobert B. Deane
baccalaureate program which has been
ing read an article in the New York Times
nationally accredited since 1972. The school
(21 III 76) on job shortages for young lawyers,
The Albany Student Press reserves the
has 284 students enrolled, representing 41
would it be possibletoinvestigatethestatistics
sole right to print or edit letters to the
counties in New York State. One hundred per-'
editor. Submit letters, TYPEWRITTEN
of those SUNY students who get accepted into
lo: Editorial Pages Editor, Albany Stucent of the class of I97S are employed at
Law School; as well as how many actually find
Press, CC 329, 1400 Washington
salaries ranging from $9,000.00—$16,000.00
jobs in the legal field after graduation?
Avenue, Albany, NY 12222. The ASP
per year. Applications for the fall of 1976total
A special Bar Association Committee
will not publish unsigned letters; names
dose to 1,350 including over 400 students
(1963) found that many law trained people are
will be withheld on request. Keep those
wishing to transfer from other colleges.
cards and letters coming in, but
going into non-legal businesses. The Pre-Law
SUNYA nursing graduates are highly
Handbook cautions college students to "be
Attached herewith is a letter received from
'Brevity is the sole of wit.'
employable and in demand. Statistics show
aware of some uncertainties in the future
that 75% of SUNYA graduates are employed our students who are at present participating employment prospects for young lawyers."
within New York State. In spite of these in our overseas program at the University of
Ann-Laurie Rosen
positive factors we believe the school is being Nice, FRANCE.
seriously considered for elimination.
It will not only bethe nursingstudent whose be interested in publishing it for the benefit of
education will be placed in jeopardy, but long your readers.
Thank you very much.
range effects will be felt by all community
Jack Richtman
health agencies who need nurses with bacActing Chairperson
calaureate degrees. Ironically enough, while
_by Ken Wax.
Department of French
the administration at SUNYA is considering
It happened late one night last week, Saturday night I think. I'd fallen asleep quite soundlj
the termination of the baccalaureate program
We, the Nice (Riviera) students do hereby
in nursing, legislation is to be introduced in the publicly announce that we miss (believe it or after a party but awakened suddenly when 1 felt something next to me in bed. I turned over to see
a burning bush sitting on the edge of my mattress. Now, 1 don't mean a SUNYA nympho, but a
New York State Legislature this month stating not):
real, honest to god burning bush, just like in the bible. But I wasn't alarmed.
that by 1985 the baccalaureate degree will be
Walt's sub (preferably tuna or turkey with
I had seen it before. God was stopping by for a visit. 1 leaned over, turned on the stereo, lit up
the basic requirement for entry into Russian Dressing)
my pipe, and waited for the Lord almighty to extinguish. The blaze soon vanished, and the once
professional nursing. This proposal is sponPizza deliveries to satisfy later night burning bush was now our creator, the true god our religions pay homage to.
sored by the New York State Nurses Associamunchies
Hi Waxy, said god.
Autumn and Thatcher Park
Perhaps 1 should describe Him before I conti nue. He is 5'7", about 140 pounds, and looks 45
I only hope that administration, while conPaddleball, Volleyball and Jogs (RG)
years old, but we know better. Horn-rimmed glasses, a cheap, poor fitting suit and a briefcase
sidering the nursing program cut, will fully
Frisbics and the Fountain: attention S.C
completes the picture. Yes, my friends, your god looks like a bookkeeper. And tonight he looked
realize the impact that a decision to terminate
will have on the supply of professional nurses
like a very annoyed, harried bookkeepper.
The second floor lounge of the library
prepared to meet the health needs of the peoHey, god! What you been up to? I happily asked, hoping to cheer Him up.
Windburn, frostbitten noses and wind
ple of the state of New York.
Don't ask. I've got galaxies in collision that I won't be able to get lo until Thursday, and
Debbie Calderon
construction is three eons behind schedule on a new universe I'm working on. And to top it off.
its mother nature's time of the century. . Look, 1 can't slay long, I have four solar systems to
Freshman Nursing Student
Personals and the Activities sections
create before morning, hey, you got anything to drink? . . .
Unlimited Tab, ice cream and food in
1 got him a bottle of coke, he took a snort, and continued. . .
general at dinner
Waxy, you remember that memorandum on final exam prayer policy you circulated for me
Freihofcr's chocolate chips and other last semester? Well I want you to convey another message, about a little modification I'm making
on your race. Gonna change it back so that sex is instinctual, and limitedonly to propagation of
the species. . . Oh, I realize that making it so sex no longer feels good will annoy some humans,
Open room doors in the dorms
and ull the beautiful people we left behind. but changing it to a two week-mating season will make things so much easier for me.
Whoa, there god, maybe you oughtu explain this to mc. . . .
Have a good semester—we miss you.
To the Editor:
Alright. Look, Waxy, you know I'm a busy guy, right? Maintaining the order of the universe is
An open letter to President Fields:
no piece of cake. The last thing I need is needless interruptions, eh? A ml along comes your race,
1 am apprised of the fact that you now have
thinking I'm only their god, like I don't have other things to lake care of, y'know? lis gelling to he
the final decision in the Michael Kaufman
a pain, man. . .
tenure case.
I feel that since you will have a difficult deciThis past weekend was ridiculous, Tm dashing around whipping up new civilizations and you
sion to make you would wish many differing
people have the audacity lo ask for house calls, complete with blessings, every goddam time
To the Editor:
perspectives on the issue.
Friday's article, "Inside Job Suspected in someone sneezes. Whassamauer with you humans? You don't think I knew )vhai I was doing
1 am writing this letter in hopes of perSA Cash Box Theft" (ASP, Feb. 17) is a classic when I built the sneeze mechanism into homo-sapiem? Hell, you don't see no dogs or cats
suading you in the specific of giving tenure to
example of the sensationalistic journalism doubting me like that I
Michael Kaufman, and in general, to halt cerDo you have any idea how many 'damn it' requests I gel a day? And weekends, boy, Waxy,
that has come to typify the reporters of the
tain precedent making tendencies on the part
Albany Student Press. However, it stands out what you people do lo me on weekends is ajokel You expect me lo waste my weekend* listening
of the Administration which seem bent on
from the usual nonsense, in which few to your trivial, silly praise. Can you imagine? These Utile inconsequential specks of dust on a
diluting the quality of undergraduate studies
students take any interest because it directly planet I hats a mere grain of sand in a galaxy which is infinitesimal within the universe want me
at the expense of costly and qualitatively
lo kill my weekends listening lo litem telling me what a nice guy 1 am.l know/'m a nice guy. If I
maligns the character of our employees.
inferior graduate, studies.
Although we arc naturally reluctant to weren't such a nice guy I'd zap earth right out ofspacefor being such a pain in the ass, man. . .
1 am not qualified tojudge professor KaufNot lo mention the ones who give all the credit to thai long haired hippie son of mine. What'd
publicize the volume of money in which SA
man's scholarship, but apparently the English
operating deals with, it easily runs above the he ever do anyway? Walk on water? Hey, I can dance on water, Waxy. . .
department is satisfied with its quality.
Uh, god, what does all this have to do with taking the fun out of fornication?
$20,000 figure by this ti me of year. Of that, apHowever, 1 am qualified to judge on the
/ was just getting to that. The last straw of this continual hassling Is when 1 gel interrupted by
proximately $200 was missing over the same
teaching ability of professor Kaufman having
period. The number of people who might have false alarms. I'll be cruising around the universe and all of a sudden my sensors will pick up
taken a drama course with him as professor. 1
stolen this amount (all from our small daily someone screaming "Oh my godl Oh my Godl Oh mygodl" So I stop everything, gel my ass
have had many professors here at Albany, but
petty cash) leaves any conjecture possible. down lo earth to check It out, only to find out its just an orgasm alarm, Us only sexual
few teachers. Few of my professors have been
Why not then print "Janitors Suspccled in Intercourse. So I gotta go back lo where I was before the interruption, and the whole deal Is
able to transmit some of the same enthusiasm
wasting a lot of my time. Your screwing is fucking me up, man. So we'lljust cut It out, except for
they feel for their subject to their students.
I could attempt to place all of the quotes a two week annual mating season.
Michael Kaufman is one professor who has
Now wait a second, god almighty, you can't do that! 1 started talking and didn't stop until
chosen for this article back into their proper
been ableto do this. It is on these grounds, that
perspective, but that would merely be dignify- three hours later whbn, by threatening I'd devote my life to evangelism, god agreed to my terms:
Michael Kaufman as a teacher is too valuable
ing a most inept reportingjob. But for the sake Afiftyyear wait-and-see period before undertaking such a significant change, i figured, what the
to undergraduates, that 1 recommend that he
of concluding the story (Did the ASP tan out hell, when I'm in my seventies it won't mean that much to me. . .
receive tenure.
So god and I said good-byes, I got him a match for the bush, and a few minutes later 1 was fast
of room?) I will repeat that Stu Klein and I
Much has been said in newspapers,
have instituted a receipt system in the Contact asleep, fulfilled that, in my own little way, I have helped my people.
magazines, and academic circles about the low Office. This will tighten our accounting
You're welcome.
quality of general undergraduate education.
for yourself
nursing a
* ? J j f £ K « f r o » W i with an inescapable decision . . . whether, as possibly the sole
n n L ^ o c u m e n t outside the government, to cooperate in what might be the
™ J , renort originally meant for public distribution."
wppression of a repon o n . .
c a s conapomkm
on Ms release of a secret House intelligence repon.
legal briefing
a nice letter
castles burning
A Chat With God
fielding the
tenure question
accounting for SA
FEBRUARY 17, 1976
I Nursing Nursing
SUN YA's fiscal crisis ia a serious one. Budget cuts must be made—but the nursing
budget cut?
requesting a
program is not the place to make them.
In the spring of '75, former S U N Y A Presidential Louis T. Benezet's Select
Committee on Academic Program Priorities made the following recommendation on
the nursing program: "Agree with school that they should have a M.S. [Master of
Science], but first assess carefully. Lack of medical programs and facilities here raises
questions. Form a committee [of oursiders] and if M.S. is not in order, school should
be phased out. If it is, then add faculty, explore cooperation (esp. Albany Med. Center)
and add space." {ASP, Summer, 1975)
Now, as SUNYA President Emmett B, Fields' Presidential t a s k Force on Priorities
prepares its report on where cuts should be made, many of the faculty members and
students in the School of Nursing fear that the program is in grave danger, Their fears
stem largely from the school's lack of a graduate program. The meetings of a feasibility
committee set up to assess the need for a graduate nursing program in Albany were
recently indefinitely postponed. This could be a sign that SUNYA's fiscal woes have
put a damper on the practicality of adding a graduate program at this time.
We can readily sympathize with the SUNYA administration. To ask them to add a
nursing masters to that school, while other programs are being severely slashed, is
asking for too much. As it stands now, the nursing program is very costly, hosting a
lower student-teacher ratio than most other programs at SUNYA.
However, the School of Nursing is a most valuable segment of our university.
According to Assistant Dean of Nursing Shirley Kane, all of SUNYA's nursing
program graduates found employment as professional nurses last year. Few other
programs at SUNYA can even dream of making such a claim.
The job market for professional nurses is excellent—and it will probably get better.
Presently, the New York State Nurses Association is pushingfor legislation which will
mandate that no professional nurses be educated in schools offering less than a
Bachelors degree. The legislation, which could be passed duringthis legislative session,
would become effective in 1985. This means that the professional nurse's license which
can now be obtained through two years of schooling, will require four.
The implications are obvious. The job market for students graduating with a BS in
nursing will flourish, as the job market for students graduating with an Associates
degree will most probably diminish. Consequently, the state will need more four year
nursing programs.
According to the nursing association's president, Louise Pan, the rationale for the
legislation rests with the ever-increasing amount of knowledge that nurses must have to
function on the professional level. They need to be competent in social work, in
modern medical technology, and be able to work independently in the community
SSjby Teri Holbrook iWaSSSSKiSSWffiWSSWftW
making their own decisions. They cannot learn all this in two or three years of
of information gathering and role playing and
Two and a half years ago there existed a expected to come to meetings where ongoing schooling.
Some middle ground must be reached here at SUNYA. It is probably the wrong time
study group of women who came out of an education is given. Both women and men have
organization called Capital District Women. gone through training. Only women counsel to add the expense of a graduate program in nursing to the university's budgetary
This group met periodically to discuss various victims, but men are important in that they burdens. However, it is also the wrong time to cut the nursing program completely.
problems of the community and to study their counsel the men in the victims' life.
SUNYA provides many students with the nursing education they'll need to function
effects on women. On one occasion one of the
The RCC has a 24 hour hotline whose effectively as professional nurses—at a price they can afford. The nursing program can
women was asked to be a witness at a rape tna number is 393-1165 (if calling from- a pay
be an excellent forum for university-community interaction, the type of interaction
in Colonic What she found at this trial phone call this number collect). There are also
horrified her, and she brought it back to the two office phone numbers which are open 9-5, President Fields has advocated in the past. We must nurse the nursing program to
group. The group decided to find out about Monday through Friday, they are 465-2773 health. Even amidst budgetary crisis, this healing should prove a worthy effort.
the rape problem in Albany and began calling and 465-5426. All cases are kept strictly conon police units and the mayor. The responses fidential. The police are not called in unless the
they received were shocking. There was one women wants to involve them. A counselor
report of rape in 1973, thus the city concluded will then go with the woman to the hospital,
that there was no rape porblcm and therefore police station and to the courtroom, if she
no services provided. When the study group chooses this route.
" > «
went to the women in the community it found
The Albany RCC has been highly
that rape was indeed a problem in Albany.
successful. From the statistics that have been
There was a great disparity between what the
gathered to date there have been 52 sexually
police and the city government and the women
related crimes called in to the RCC from May
of the community were saying.
to December of 1975. The breakdown is as
The study group became interested in fin- follows: 20 rapes, 2 attempted rapes, 14 child
ding out what were the problems that created rapes, 3 battered women, and 13 other sexualEDITORIAL PAGES EDITOR
the barrier between the city government and ly related crimes. The Albany Police have
the community, why women were not received only about 14 calls during this same
reporting rapes, and why the policy were not time period. For the month of January 1976
aware of what was actually occurring in the alone there have been at least 15 cases called
community. Some things were becomingclear in. The case load grows everyday as more and
though; there indeed war a rape problem in more people find out about the RCC.
Albany and there was a need for some group
Some of their goals for the future are expanto investigate the problems.' Fraya Katz ding services, educating the public by way of
Assistant managing tailor: Phil Molter
founded a group in August of 1974 which providing speakers and written material on
A. P. and Zodiac News managers: Matthew Kaufman, Kim Stilton
would soon be called AWARE (Albany the many faceted subject of rape and sexual
Stqff writers: C.S. Santino, Susan Miller
Preview: Joyce Feigenbaum
Women Against Rape).
abuse. Also lobbying is being done at the
Silling accountant: Susan Dororei
The main objective of the group was to legislature to change the archaic laws which
Composition manager: Ellen Boiscr.
organize a rape crisis center and receive lun- have hindered victims from prosecuting and
Assistant lo the editor: Ellen Weils
ding from the Albany County Government. have let rapists go free.
Head typist: Leslie Eiienitein
After a highly publicized feud between
Production: Janet Adler, Patty Ahem, Sarah Blumeoiiock, Carol Burger, Joan Ellsworth, Judi
The path has not been easy, but the Albany
AWARE and the county, involving sucn County Rape Crisis Center has gained the
Heitner, Marge Hogarth, Vicki Kurtzman, Kathy Lam, Mtrc Uve, Tania Levy, Michele Upton,
things as the confidentiality of victims and the
Rich Mcrmelstein, Janet Mcunicr, Debbie Reiger, Joan Silverbuut, Ellen Welti
confidence of many area police units and
director of the crisis center, AWARE was
Assistant editorial pages editor: Steve Parnew
Graphics editor: Roberta Goldman
finally recognized and given a substantial
Circulation manager: Helene Luitgarten
amount of money lo become the Albany
Advertising production: Jeff Aronowitz, Kelly Kill, Brian CihilL Anne Wren
County Rape Crisis Center. There are three at SUNY also uses RCC counselors. Women
Photography: supplied principally by University Photo Service and membm of Camera Club
full-time paid staff, Fraya Katz is now the everywhere must start banding together, |
The Albany Student Pun is published every Tuesday and Friday during the school year except
create more rape crisis centers, support each
director with Vivian Solis and Caw
holidays. Editorial policy is the responsibility of the Editor in Chief and subjtci to review by the
Glowinsky as Assistant Directors. The Rt-«-is other, educate the public, and most imporMasthead Stqff. Main office: CC 329: telephone: 457-M92. Funded by Studtm Association
also staffed with trained volunteers who serve tantly with our combined strength, let it be
Address mail to: Albany Studint Prat, CC329,1400 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York.
as counselors. Each counselor must go known that women won't tolerate rape any
through anextensive weekend trainingsession more.
Becoming AWARE
State University Theatre presents
William Gibson's
University Speakers Form
William M.
The story of John & Abigail Adams
A Film of Shreds and Patches
directed by J. R. Hanley
bj Stephen Hscnman
There are films that derive their
expressiveness from the strength of
their characterization. The director's
careful use of dialogue and action,
the choosing to portrary significant
moments in the history of the
character, and the drawing out of the
natural abilities of an actor; all these
may create a film in which the
audience is at one with the
A film's expressiveness may too be
derived from an intriguing plot line
t h a t has less emphasis on
characterization. A director may
choose to leave his characters
sketchy. This effect allows them to
remain emblems; symbols of a
thought or cinematic paradigm that
the director sees as important. In
these cases, the actors must be
restrained; a longsigh is stifled into a
short nod, tears into a descending
glance of the eyes.
Often these two concepts of plot
and character are integrally tied up.
When they are blended into a syn-
Musical S p e c t r u m s ^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Tickets: $3,2,1
Main Theatre
Performing Arts Center
18-22 February 1976
Box Office: 457-8606
Wednesday-Saturday 8:00 p.m.
the university at albany
Sunday Matinee 2:30 p.m.
partially funded by student association
—Chief Defense Lawyer
for the "Chicago 7" Mai
""Radical attorney
Tuesday, February 17 j
8:00 p.m. LC—7
$1.00 w/out
Friday and Saturday
7:30 and 10:00 PM
$.50 with State Quad Card
$1.00 without
by Keith Graham
I cannot believe what the disco
scene is doing to some jazz
musicians. Jazz and soul are similar
styles and most jazz musicians have
few problems playing soul. Many
soul albums have jazz musicians
supplying the rhythm; yet some
jazzmen have trouble in this idiom.
Esther Philips is a product of old
style jazz-blues music. She received a
recording contract with Kudu and
released three albums. Although
they were well done, none of them
sold well. Kudu records wasn't overjoyed at this and decided to fashion
her music to attract the disco crowd.
They made Joe Beck her arranger
and put his name on the cover along
with Esther's name. The Hrccker
thetic harmony, the result may be a
masterpiece. When one or the other
is chosen, the result is problematical.
When a director carefully decides to
employ neither concept, he is either
lazy or has decided to experiment.
These two elements are at work in
Francois Truffaui's film Two
English Girls, shown last Friday and
Saturday evening at the PAC. The
setting moves primarily between fin
du sicclc Paris and the two English
girls' home in Wales.
The story revolves around the
triangle created by the love between
Anne (Kild Markham), her litter
Muriel (Stacey Tendeter), and
Claude (Jean-Pierre Leaud), a
young French writer and art critic.
Claude fint expresses hit love for
Muriel, a fragile girl full of
mysterious thoughts. The two are
separated for a period of one year, in
which time he makes love to Anne.
i We follow Claude's progress
through his loves and career, his
renunciation of his life for Muriel,
and Anne's sexual awakening.
Muriel is finally told of her sister's
secret love, writes to Claude of her
own impurity (she was, alas, an
Onanist and Sapphist in her youth),
and is, in the end, penetrated (I) by
Claude. Anne dies and we are left
alone to ponder the strange story we
have witnessed.
Truffaut has painted this work in
abbreviated dashes of color. Likethe
Synthetic portraits of Cezanne, the
characters arc not fleshed out. Their
outlines are in black; their portraits
mere exercises in color and form. We
do not understand Claude's love. He
Jazz and Blues
Brothers band was called in to supp- doesn't seem to want lo change. Her that isn't his specialty may find that
ly the beat. After a big promotion moans and groans are helped along his performance suffers. With
campaign, What A Difference A by recording tricks. Tosing so uL, you musical ingenuity, jazz musicians
Day Makes was made and the com- must sing with feeling; this music should be able to overcome this
bination worked. Now the combina- pertains to love and life, and the pain
obstacle. Hcrbic Hancock. Grovcr
tion returns in I'ur All We Know.
Washington and others maintain
thai accompanies ihcm. Here the
For All We Know is music with a band conveys tlie feeling; her singing their excellence playing soul. Too
many musicians, worried about their
beat, but lacks some olihc energy of is cold.
Difference. Difference was created
Joe Deck adds his name to the new wealth, cater only to public
whims, allowing their music to sufby energetic playing and a line title album, although the only thing he
fer. The loser is the ja/v enthusiast
cut. Some of those musicians arc not really does is arrange. His solos are
who appreciates good jazz, but isn't
on For All We Know; others appear simple and are designed to go with
on only a lew cuts. The music is fair, the beat. Me is an outstanding a soul man.
but the musicians were un- guitarist, who is belter than his perWhen that person sees familiar
enthusiastic about their playing. formance here indicates. The
names like Esther Philips, Joe Beck,
Background vocals were added and Brecker Brothers always play well; and the Breckers, he expects to hear
the music is more soul than jazz.
Ihey carry the music. The album is good jazz. He will obviously be disappointed; that's the problem with
Esther I'hilips is not burning up well done lor its purpose, but don't
For All We Know andjazz musictothe soul world with her singing. Her look lor creative music.
Any musician performing music day.
voice is always loo loud, and she
In The Old Folk Tradition
Cream Ale.
I he great mass of traditional performers and homebodies make up
the liberal, original-conlemporarylolk scene. Dcscendent of a romanticized Honest-to-God great
American folk singer tradition of
Pete Seegcr, Woody Guthrie and
David Carrudine, hit-with-lhe-roadby-Kerouac consciousness, they fill
Nebraska cornfields with wandering
lolksingers. Guitar over their
shoulders, they sing; to the moun-
says Utile, but k aaoved fcjr tM
passions and by external font*.
Muriel is representative both of deep
piety and repressed sexuality.
Behind her bandaged eye* (her eight
is fragile; a Freudian pathology) is a
troubled mind that we long to understand. She is a tragic woman in
touch with the nether world* of pain
and heartache. We search in vainfor
further clues to her psyche. Anne it
vibrant, full of life and love; a
liberated woman. Yet here too Truffaut is sketchy. He employs cliches as
shortcuts to character understan
ding. The morning after Anne's sexual awakening, she rises and goes to
the piano, performing Chopin. She
dies of that great 19th Century
Romantic disease, consumption.
The analogues with impressionist
art cannot be taken too far. The
scenes of Paris, her streets, parks,
and cafes are full of images borrowed from the canvases of Manet,
Renoir, and Degas. Truffaut fills the
screen with Rodin's voluptuous
sculpture. Like Rodin, Anne,
Muriel, and Claude were born a bit
too early.
The footage is often grainy. The
contracting iris fade outs remind one
of D. W. Griffith's films. The
emphasis on stock emotions also displays Iruffaut's debt to early
Perhaps, as in "Day lor Night,"
Francois Truffaut is as much interested in the making of a movie as
in the movie itsell. Kc has made his
statement about love (Jules et Jim),
now he is concerned with the
methods used in making that statement. Iruffaut's film is often funny,
often tragic, but in the end it is
hollow. From a different director we
could call Two English Girls a noble
experiment; a touching splash of
color and intelligence. From Truffaut, director of "The 400 Blows",
"Stolen Kisses" and"JulcsandJim",
it is a film of shreds and patches.
1 must here add the wish that the
directors of the Recital Hall either
lower the heat, or improve the air circulation: it was stifling.
tains, to Colorado.
There is the small group of
devoted country-blues and ragtime
pickers who drunkenly worship the
ghosts of the departed Rev. Gary
Davis, Blind Blake. Bo Curler, and
colleagues. They are white disciples
of black art created decades before
their births.
And there are smaller groups of
musicians, and even smaller groups
who walcli them, all caught up in the
music, living their music.
well as by: intensity of involvement.
digenous to Ihis area.
by Alan Hopko
To the contrary, the music they I here are the dilettantes, livers of
and Michael Novakowski
lives within reason and of secondary
Labelling is a dangerous activity, have come lo play came as the result
musical involvement. There arc the
but we can loosely term the topic of nl a conscious decision. Ihey arc (be
obsessed, auto-cuthanasiuc in an allthis and future dissertations as orphan children ol suburban
consumptive lifestyle of musical
traditional music. Our subject is also America who have grown up with
devotion and the likes of Genny
known variously as folk music, television, just like you or I, without
acoiislic music, old time, hillbilly, a grandlnthcr to teach them his old
country music, blues, countryswing. banjo tunes. Ihey have adopted
country and western, travelling their piirticulai traditional music
music, and any number of demean- style as a mallei ol choice, growing
ing and or exalting locutions. We within an arllonn without having
lire not going lo make any futile been nurtuied in I he lural soil ol the
attempts lo define those terms partly art.
because we can't and partly because
Still, ii is a valid aitiMic pursuit,
you probably already have some As in any ol the ails, choice is the
conception of what we're talking determinant "I direction
I heir
Inwards ii.uhtional
I he popular conception ol music is a tltermilive to more poptraditional music is that it is an ar- ulni tiiiisii styles, and a liamework
tifact of the Dust age.inaccessible to wilhin wl h creative expression is
sophisticated m o d e r n man. possible
who pietei the i.menus
lo ih
something exhumed for the
nebiiated perspectiv e,
bicentennial. It is held in large part
to be simply an object for study for tiadim nal musicians can be seen
lolklorists and ethnomusicologisls, and In id in this pin soil in bars such
as Ihc Many Plough and the I ark
or some kind of musical exeicise.
To Ibis we say hogwash; that's a lavem. lo name two More peace
lot of cowpic. Our objectives in Ihis and quiet, and addiiionaltiadiiioiml
column are many, but primarily we music can be lound in main collee
hope to show that Ihis art form is houses, the Eighth Step, and the ouiilive and is a vitally creative force in .'Ulliplls l-ree/e-Dned and Rallers,
the present. Admittedly, Albany is unong ' niters. At ,inv inte, on any
not a hotbed for traditional music. given weekend von can probably
Ihc number of musicians are catchagood performance withintcn
relatively few. Fiddlers do not pop miles.
Ihcse Albany urea traditional
Robert Goodman'a photo waa one of the threa winners In tha Stat* Photo/Camera Club
out of the woodwork, but the art Is
Photography Contaat. The two others war* taken by Bradley Kahn,
thriving. They do not for the most musicians, like all musicians, are
P«rl play in a traditional style in- divided by stylistic convention us
FEBRUARY 17, 1976
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Women Gymnasts Rolling
Islanders. In addition, the wveral
other colleges in the vicinity have a
large percentage of student! from
similar confines. RPI (Division I
College hockey) regularly tells out
their games. Union College, a Division II school, also has no empty
seats. Add to this the fact that trying
to get ice time in the area is like looking for the Wellington bus when it's S
below and one is forced to wonder
about the lack of interest. '
gain an extra ten points and the vicV,th three meets in one week, the tory.
Coach Edith Cobane was pleased
tMKti gymnasts have been perfectfgjtheir routines and rolling in the with the team's performances of late.
"We're placing well on all the
^Cofflpeting against Cortland and events," said Cobane, "The added
experience of good competition
Hrfitrs, on February 7, the team
Z*ml to split the results with from such teams as Cortland,
6)55 pt»., to Cortland's 79.50 pts. Brockport and UVM is really help,nd Hofstra's 48.90 pts.
ing the women on their individual
Although Albany was weak on the routines."
Winding up the week, the
vaulting with no high showings, second places on the bar and beam Danettes tripped Brockport and
tecured by Julie Acton and Carta Northeastern in a triangular meet
Undsman kept Albany in the stan- Saturday in the University Gym,
Highlights of the meet were the
Landsman also captured third on
teaming of Caperna and Acton on
thefloorto wrap up second placefor
both the vaulting and unevens for
the Danettes.
the winning positions.
In the university gym Feb. 11, the
"It was a good meet," said
gymnasts faced Castleton coUege
Cobane, "We're doing much better
and lost 55.30-66.2.
on the beam, and surely scoring well
Outstanding routinesfrom Acton,
Cathy Caperna, Landsman, Cindy in all the events. The routines wenl
Cobane and Tracy Baker gave off really well for everyone."
The Danettes face Ithaca SaturAlbany winning scores, but the
Castleton team managed to capture day at 1:00 p.m. in ihe University
important runner-up positions to Gym.
WSUA's initial broadcast is
scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21 with
the Islanders hosting what may be
the return of Bobby Orr to the
Boston Bruins. Other games include
the Flyers and Flames as well as the
rival N.Y. Rangers.
The consensus from sports staff
members at WSUA was delight.
"This is great for WSUA and
satisfying for me in my last year
here," said WSUA's Sports Director
Douglas Lewanda. "Nothing like
this has ever happened to the station
in its 13 year existence."
Perhaps best summing upthcfeeling was sportscaster Michael Curwin
who asked rhetorically, "What fan
never dreamed of announcing a real,
professional sporting eventr
Considering the fact that there is
no broadcasting major at SUNYA,
for some Albany State student interested in a career in the field, the
opportunities are obvious.
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The Albany State Women's Track
and Field team has scheduled aninleresi meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.
in the Physical Education Building
Along with the various relays,
Leading the men was Peter St.
Pierre (423), followed by Frank track and field (one of Albany
Bates (417), Dwighl Dinsmore(4l4), Stale's major women's varsity
and John Ceresnak (413) whose sports) consists of thejavelinthrow,
combined average gave the men se- shot-pul. discus throw, hurdling and
cond place, also behind Brooklyn the long and highjumpevcnts. Competition is centered upon individual
performances with relays providing
Second Team
The second men's learn was Dave a tour-woman team effort.
Gruenberg, Ross Wolin, Jordan
"This is our first year as a varsity
team," said coach Barbara Palm,
Dubson, and Herb Osborne.
Other schools which competed in- "and we've had indications of a
cluded Cortland. Pace, and Cornell. good number of interested athletes.
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End of Trial Period
Last year's record of 4 wins and 7
losses marked the end of the three
year trial club period establishing a
varsity sport. Slated against the stiff
competition of Southern Connecticut, Cortland, Springfield, Rutgers
and Brockport, each equipped with
years of track competition beneath
their belts, the youngteam will surely learn the hurdles first hand.
"We draw a fairly good crowd,"
added Palm, "because track is entirely different from the other team
sports. The events arc held outside
and lend toward speclatorship."
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At this stage, we consider it a growing sport on campus."
Colonial Quad
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WHAT: Laborers - Building Contractor Assistants
WHERE: Camp Dippikill
WHEN: June 21, 1976 - January 14,1977 (30 weeks, full time, 40
WHO MAY APPLY: Albany State Students (Student Tax Paying)
HOW MUCH: [email protected] - [email protected]
JOB DESCRIPTION: The employees will assist a contractor in the
conduction of two buildings at Camp Dippikill. These buildings will
be recreation oriented overnight accommodations. One will be a
one room 17x16' log cabin and the other will be a five room 24'x36' frame cabin. The employees will be involved in all stages of the
work including log, concrete, concrete block, framing;.roofing, interior & exterior finishing, well & leaching field systems, field stone
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QUALIFICATIONS: The applicants ahould have had some construction experience in most of the above stages and be good physical
MISC INFORMATION: Camp Dippikill is located 70 miles north of
Albany on Route 28 near the hamlet of The d e n . Lodging for the
duration will be provided at one of the camp buildings for either a
small fee or additional work hours, A car is strongly recommence!
as the nearest town for supplies such as food, gasoline, laundry,
etc, is 8 MILES AWAY. Lake George Village, 13 miles away,
provides the only reasonably local source of night life. BOARD IS
NOT PROVIDED but complete cooking facilities are available.
WHERE & WHEN TO APPLY: Applications may be picked up in the
SA office (CC 346) and must be returned to that office no later
than Friday, February 20, 1976.
INTERVIEWS: Required for top applicants.
ACCEPTANCE NOTICE: Given on or before March 23, 1976. A
complete list of alternates and those not acceptable will be posted
in the SA office on March 23.
Senator For Sensible Representation
Five-team Race
The battle for the State University
of New York Athletic Conference
championship is now a five team
Only Oneonta (7-1), Plattsburgh
(5-1), Brockport (6-2), Albany (5-2),
and Oswego (4-3) remain in the
mathematical running, and
Brockport and Oswego have been
virtually eliminated because of losses
to Oneonta, and in Brockport'scase,
Plattsburgh as well.
The race may be over by Sunday
because the contenders will all be in
action this week, and Albany State's
on-the-court performances will
probably determine who wins the
Here's a look at the schedule:
Tonight: Potsdam at Oswego.
Wednesday: Plattsburgh at
ALBANY, Geneseo at Brockport.
S a t u r d a y : A L B A N Y at
Brockport, Fredonia at Oneonta,
New Plau at Plattsburgh.
• I want to make sure students stay in the
Varsity Track
University Senate.
• l want to see D & E grades dropped from
class grades as in Binghamton.
• I want to bringin plus and minus grades (i.e.
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The Albany State Men's and
Women's Archery Club teams placed second in the Northeastern
Collegiate Championships held at
SINYA Saturday.
Leading the women was Dale
Zuckerman who finished second in
individual competition (469 points
out of a possible 600). Combined
with teammates Wendy Schaubcr
(341) and Ann Shetler (154),- the
ladies finished second to Brooklyn
College in the Women's Division.
Hockey scenes like this one twill be described over the air wave* beginning February 21, when
WSUA broadcast* the N.Y. Islander* home games live from the Nassau Coliseum.
(2 positions)
Track and Field Goes Varsity SUNYAC Battle:
Archery Club Takes Second in NCC
Julie Acton on the balance beam In a recent match. Woman gymnasts are Improving and "doing
much better on the beam," according to Coach BdKh Cobane.
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State U n l w i i l y ol H«w Y « k at Albany
February 17, 1976
Banes Nip Pioneers in OT
Cavanaugh and Royal Pace 77-73 Win,
As Albany Evens Record at 9 and 9
Led by the dutch foul ihocting of
Wi niton Royal (eight for eight from
the line) and a four-players-indouMe-figuret attack, the Albany
State vanity basketball team upset
the heat Utica Pioneers, 77-73 in
overtime Saturday.
The Great Danes, now 9-9, trailed
by as many as eight points in the second half before staging a late cornback and knotting the score at 59-all
with less than three minutes remaining.
Seconds later, a front court-back
court violation turned the ball back
over to Albany, and Barry
Cavanaugh hit on a short hook shot
to give the Danes a 61-59 lead.
Utica's Gordon Taylor made it 6361 on two field goals, but Mike
Suprunowicz hit on both ends of a
one and one after Brian Barker hit •
20-footer, and the Danes had a two
point with four seconds remaining.
Utica inbounded under their own
basket, arida long lead feed from Ernie Hoover found Calvin Wilson
alone under the Albany basket.
Wilson converted with one second
on the clock; Albany called timeout,
but was unable to get off a shot and
the fans settled back in their seats for
the overtime period.
Cavanaugh gave Albany a twopoint advantage onthefirst overtime
shot,' and Royal added two foul
shots to give the Danes a 69-65 lead.
Both teams traded baskets to make it
73-69, before Cavanaugh and Royal
bit a field goal and two foul shots
respectively, to send the Danes up by
Utica committed 23 turnovers (12
in the first half as the Pioneers were
opening a 35-31 halftime lead) but
was hampered by the temporary loss
of Taylor, their leading scorer and
rebounder (18 pts, 12 rebs a game),
because of early foul trouble.
Cavanaugh led the Danes with 19
points; Royal had 14, Cesare 10, and
Barker 10 to complete the doutja
figure attack.
Suprunowicz had eight in a nonstarting role, Bob Audi tossed in
eight, and Kevin Keane had six to
complete the Danes scoring.
Hoover scored 18 to lead the
"It was a big win for us," said
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by Brian Otol
Nick Nevadonski and Mike
Millerick each set a school record
while leading Kings College to a 6245 victory over the Albany State varsity swimming team.
Nevadonski set a Kings record in
the 100 yard freestyle, winning with a
time of 0:49.3. Two races later, in the
500 yard freestyle, Millerick set
another, finishing in 4:57.3. During
the race Albany's Steve Bookbinder
recorded his seasonal best, 5:45.4.
The Kingsmen jumped out to a
quick lead, but never pulled away.
They seemed to have stacked the
deck; winning the opening ten
eventi. Jack Seidenberg was the first
victor for the Great Danes, winning
the 200 yard breajltroke in 2:30.2.
The second and final Albany victory
came in the final event, the 400 yard
freestyle relay, at the team of Mark
Jaffe, Fred Zimmerman, Mitch
Rubin and Steve Bookbinder won in
"The highlight of the meet was the
number of personal and seasonal
best times we recorded," said Albany
Coach Ron White. "Steve
Bookbinder set a personal best in the
1000 yard freestyle (11.48.7) along
with two seasonal bests, in the 500
yard freestyle (S.4S.4) and anchoring
the 400 yard freestyle relay in 0:57.2
Brian Rosencranz set a personal best
in the 1000 yard freestyle."
Other personal bests cited by
Coach White included
Rosenberg, who had two personal
bests in the one and three meter diving events, with point totals of 194.5
and 186.5, respectively, along with
Jeff Cohen for his personal best in
his leg of the opening 400 yard
Medley Relay (1:06.2).
"This team [Kings] is out of our
class," White said. "We performed
fairly well."
Saturday the Conference University Center Championship is being
held in Binghamton.
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Kevin Kaana accelerate* downcourt in early season game. Danes
knocked oil Utica Saturday, but lace first-place Pittsburgh
Albany coach Doctor Richard to complete their recovery when I hey
Sauers. "It was the kind of game take the court in a key State Univerwe've been losing, especially on the sity of New York Athletic Conroad. Hopefully, we are on the road ference game with the first place
Pittsburgh Cardinals in University
to straightening ourselves out."
The Danes have until Wednesday Gym at 8:30 p.m.
paragraph note to contact MBP and
by Dave Levy
that MBP was interested in WSUA
In an unprecedented action,
broadcasting the games. On ThursWSUA Radio has acquired the
day he spoke to Jerry Kelly, ViceAlbany area's exclusive broadPresident and Executive Producer,
casting rights for New York
and the deal was cemented the next
Islanders home games.
day: Friday the thirteenth.
' Manchester Broadcasting
"He [Kelly] asked questions about
Productions, Inc. (MBP), which
WSUA and why we wanted the
owns all rights to Islanders, Nets,
rights," said Salant. "He didn't
and Yankees games, informed
sound like he would say yes. All of a
WSUA on Feb. 12 that the rights
sudden, he told me we had a deal."
were negotiable. This was the result
The "deal" is this. The N.Y.
of several inquiries by Nathan Salant
Islanders have nine remaining home
dating back to October.
games (while SUNYA is in session)
Four letters were sent: the first in
aftertonight. WSUAwill haveaspot
October, two in December, and a
in the press area and will be the only
final one on January 10. On Feb. 10,
station in the Capital District area
Salant called the Islanders, who told
on which professional sports will be
him the request had been forwarded
to WMCA-radio in New York City
(Many students frequented cer(the Islanders' only radio station),
tain off-campus bars in order to sec
and subsequently to MBP.
Islanders games last spring on Cable
Two days later, Salant received a
TV. Cable, however, carries only
letter from MBP.
away games.)
"Bill Castle[WSUA Music DirecThe Islanders and MBP will not
tor] told me there was a letter for me
charge WSUA for the rights. The
100-yard Ireeetylo action laet weak. Dane*' Paul Marihman won it.
only necessary expenditures are for
"I figured it was a decision on parkthe establishing of telephone connecing ticket appeals. When I saw who it
was from, 1 was disappointed tions from Nassau Coliseum to
Albany and for the transportation of
because it was so thin and light."
Salant was told by the two- announcers and engineers to and
Swimmers Fall to Kings;
Nevadonski, Miller Star
February 19, 1976
WSUA To Air Islander Games
from the Uniondalc arena. MBP
would also receive 25-percent of all
advertising revenues, should they be
forthcoming. WSUA has asked for
$800 in additional appropriations
from Centrul Council where the station has had problems with funding
SA Vice President Rick Meckler
was not impressed with the deal.
"1 don't think anyone listens to
WSUA anyway, so I have no reaction," said Meckler.
An interesting question is how and
why WSUA was able to land this exclusive package, which includes a
possible future option for both
Yankee and Net games. Probably no
American college, and at least no
SUNY school is broadcasting
professional sports events.
Only three NBC affiliates did not
offer hockey as covered by the
networks on Sundays, and Albany's
WRGB (TV-6) was one. Their
reasoning was that no interest existed in the area. This is
Albany State has a 65% N.Y.
Metropolitan area population, most
of whom are familiar with the
continued on page fourteen
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Central Council Policy Statement
Centrnl Council starkly oppu:.
the 1976-77 SUNYA budget.
However, in view t-f re.iliiy, i *Cuntr.l! Cour^il that v j l n : U v r (
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ments are preferable to acro'i;. the bserious 1 v weaken the v. ho It; Uni vers i i ;.
ultant lo:;:i of junior faculty.
aje.-iic cuts
consensu! of
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Behind the Cuts
by Ira Zimmerman
Given six weeks to uccomplish
Lin hacks DI nearly SI.6 million.
SUNYA President fimmetl Ii.
has a p p o i n t e d
Task Force on
Priorities and Resources. Altei
the departments cited for cuts
respond to the Task Force's conclusions. Fields will forward his
final decisions to SUNY Central
lo meet a Match 15 deadline.
Ihe elimination of eightyeight positions at SUNYA in the
State Executive Budget, are the
worst cuts mandated lor the university in Us history. Since 1971,
when the Slate scrapped plans
lor a West Podium extension,
the university has realized
diminishing si ale support. Hytrin
147(1-77 academic year, instructional faculty positions will have
heen decreased hy forty from the
1970-71 level of 79.1 positions.
For Ihe same period, noninsliuetional positions will have
heen decreased from 1,673 to
1,556. During this time, enrollment has grown hy twelve percent.
In January 1975, former
SUNYA President Louis I.
lienc/ct named a Select Committee on Academic Program
Priorities to rc-cuiluate the univcrsity's direction
deliberated during a time of
darkening economic horizons
and growing concern over the
Inline ol graduate education in
New York. With Stale cuts
totalling SI 45 million hy June
1975. the Committee's report
look on new importance. Alter
consulting \wth University
Sen.He Councils, and in concurrence with then incoming
President fields. Hcnezel implemented seNcral Select Committee proposals. He eliminated
the I'll I) and M.S. programs in
Asti onomy. Id. I), programs in
Business I ducation and Instruction, the I'll I) in Political
leonomy and the Allen
Collegiate Center, an undergraduate program. In addition, plans loi a Ph.I). program
in I ibiar\ liilonnalion Science
were withdrawn and the Ph.D. in
Sociology and M.A. in Art
History were suspended.
Aware ol deeper cuts for the
coming year, members of the University Community are currentconfirmed
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by Eric Kuchn
On Monday, February 16. the
Barbershop Food Co-op openby Kick Meckler
ed. At ^ pm, Joe Dicker. Coordinator of the Co-op. cut a purIn the late 1%0's SUNYA's bubble could provide forn saneple ribbon, letting the first development plans included an ly ol indoor programming. Bird
purchasers enter the store. Also S . 2
d o I la r Air Corporation which leases a
present were Neil Brown, Dean licldhousc recreational facility. bubble to SUNY Buffalo has
for Student Affairs (and a Designed for a variety ol sports, priced a similar struct tire at IIX,member of the Co-op), Bob it was to hold a swimming pool 000 dollars. With a low sight
Squatriglia, Associate Dean for (with separate diving area), preparation cost the project is
Student Affairs and numerous hockey rink with seating for clearly feasible.
anxious workers, The Co-op is 7500. twenty lour handball and
Presently is progressing in a
located in the old barbershop paddlehall courts, twelve basketlocation, in ths basement of the ball courts and numerous aux- number ol directions. A trip
C a m p u s C e n t e r near the illiary gy ins. I he construction tothe Buffalo campus in order to
bookstore. Presently, the hours silc. located near Indian Quad, t o u r the facility has been
are 3-5pm (Monday thru Fri- was readied at a cost ol almost scheduled lor this Monday. A
day), 7-9 ( Monday thru I hurs- one million dollars, ll is still site is being selected with the aid
01 Dean Neil Brown and Dr.
day) and 12-4 pm on Saturdays. reads today.
Although presently the stock
Recently a new plan has been Robert Squatriglia. Athletic
of food is fairly limned, new
discussed hy student and student pi unites are heingcompilcd with
orders are being placed, and in affairs leaders. It would call for the assistance ol Vice President
the near future the shelves will Ihe expenditure ol student lew Welch
carry food lor the needs of the association I unds now located in
Perhaps the most ambitious
gourmet to one's suite snacks. an athletic surplus account. I he
Members will have the oppor- account which has remained and lai icaching plans ol the
tunity to suggest what they relatively dormant lor years, Stale I nuersity system arclhosc
amounts to approximately two which are n c u i completed. But
would like to see in the co op.
hundred thousand dollars and where those dreams have ended,
Membership is open lo all
a more realistic plan might
members of the University Com- could purchase a covered mittti
succeed A bubble rising Iroin
use laeihl)
munity and costs: S3 per mthe administration circle' It
dividual tax card holder, S5 per
A pioposal that has received a
could happen.
multiple member household tax
tremendous amount ol interest is
card holders and S5 for all
the concept ol a bubble. A A'/, A \lfikU-r i.\ I « i ' /'ri'Wi/i'W
ol hers. For tax card holders, the relaliveh low cosl structure, a ol Student •is.siHtdiinii
fee is rel undable at t he end ol the iffillllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllMIIIIIIIIIMS
semester. Individuals must work
for the co-op lour hours per
Sources within the New York
month, and those in multiple
State Legislature revealed toE
member households must work
day that an on-campus decision
two hours per month each.
has heen made to phase out the
Membership is good lor one
nursing program,
U'hcn asked to comment on the 5
So, hurry in lot he Barbershop
report, Vice Pres. Sirotkin re- £
Food Co-op soon. You can sign
emphasized that no decisions
up for membership whenever the
would be made until the task
co-op is open. Prices are super
force reports out. lie said
low. The people are real friendly.
that the legislature report
And the Dannon Yougarl is'
was "news to m e "
always fresh.
Waiting for a Fieldhouse
Dippikill: Ifs Better
Public Service Announcement
Nuclear Energy?
evacuated in 12 hours. There are
nuclear plants within a few miles
of New York, Boston. Los
Angeles and other cities. There is
no conceivable way these cities
could be evacuated within 12
Last week, a nuclear power
plant in Vermont closed because
of a flaw in the safety system.
Had the plant not been shut
down it may have caused "an accident on a scale unknown to a
peacetime nation", causing
almost immediatedeathforfrom
12 to 20 miles in addition to causing radiation sickness and contamination over a much wider
The United States government, along with the nations
energy producing corporations
are preparing to lock our
economy into a nuclear energy
system by the year 2000. The
New York Public Interest Group
(NYPIRG) believes this is a
serious mistake. There are many
serious problems with nuclear
power; here are a few:
Lethal waste: An average
Nuclear power plant produces
about 200,000 grams of
Plutonium 239 every year. One
gram of Plutonium 239 could
cause several million cases of
Lung cancer. It remains deadly
for hundreds of thousands of
years, and cannot be safely
stored, disposes of, or neutralized.
Game Night:Bring your own games (monopoly, backgammon, etc) to the Colonial Quad Ulounge at 8:30. Free.
Movie:"Last Tango in Paris" in LC 7, 75e with State Quad card, $1.25 without
Bridge:Duplicate Bridge Club in CC 315 at 7:00. A beginner's class meets at 6:00.
Meeting: NYPIRG general interest meeting-8:()0 in LC 19
Insurance: A nuclear power
plant accident could cause up to
$22.4 Billion in property damage
and billions more in personal injury claims. Presently nuclear
power plants are insured for only
$560 million. No insurance company in the world will insure for
$22.4 Billion.
These are just a few of the
problems involved. In site of this,
everyone in government or the
industry concerned with nuclear
power ignore these dangers as
significant- until last week.
When one of Vermont's nuclear
plants closed down on February
5th, three high ranking nuclear
engineers for General Electric
who helped design nearly 100
plants, resigned. All three said
that they were no longer convinced of the technical safety of
nuclear power and would actively campaign against its use for
Accidents: If a nuclear chain
reaction within a power plant
gets out of control, the heat in a
reactor increases to the point
where it can cause a steam explosion capable of shattering the
containment structure, releasing
enough radioactivity to kill
thousands. The Emergency Core
Cooling System, which should
prevent such a disaster has never
been tested. A model was tested
six times. Each time it failed.
Do-it-yourself Atomic Months:
Experts say it's easier to steal
Plutonium than rob a bank. Any
competent Physicist could use
this Plutonium to construe an
Atom bomb.
Emergency Evacuation: If a
serious radiative release occurred, everyone within a 100mile radius might have to be
This is one of NYPlRG's major areas of concern. Along with
informing the public of nuclear
power's dangers, we are proposing Safe Energy Legislation in
New York.
NYPIRG is also working on a
number of other issues: banning
non returnable bottles in New
York, passing truth-in-testing
Legislation, various studies such
as funeral home practices, unit
pricing, auto repair services, and
decriminalizing marijuana in
New York, as well as many other
Lor those interested in finding
out more about why we can't live
with nuclear power or about how
you can get involved, NYPIRG
is holding a general meeting on
February 18th at 8:00 PM (place
will be announced). Everyone is
encouraged to attend.
Front view of the new lodge to be built at Dippikill
lo keep this paper coming out
help is needed. If you can help, as
a proofreader, typist, writer, or
perform any other useful funclion, come up to the S,A. office,
or call Jon Lafayette at 7-4042.
American Primative
The real story of John and
Abigail Adams will be presented
this week when "American
Primitive", a play by John Gibson, comes to PAC Main
Theatre. The roles of John and
Abigail are played by Kevin
Ferentz and Hilarie Selman.
The play, constructed from
letters, diaries, and books by
John and Abigail, is directed by
Mr. J. Hanley. The story deals
with the period from 1773-1777.
a time of revolution lor the country and the Adams family. It is
the real story of two of America's
greatest legends.
The play will run Wednesday
through Saturday at 8 p.m. and
Sunday at 2:3(1 p.m. Tickets can
be purchased at the PAC Box
Office (457-8606).
Camp Dippikill Governing
Board is please to annouce that
two additional cabins will be
c o n s t r u c t e d at Student
Association's Camp Dippikill
this summer. By a 25 to 0 vote
Central Council approved the
plans for the two structures. On
building will bean 12'x I6'single
room log cabin with four beds
relatively similar to the small
cabin already in use at the camp.
The other lodge will be a larger
24' x 36' five room building. A
front and side view, and floor
plan are included. The two
buildings will cost about $29,000
with construction scheduled to
begin in June. The cabins will be
ready for use by next winter. All
labor, general contracting and
design work are being done by
students or alumni. The money
being used is the remains of a
fund known as the"Camp Hoard
Reserve". This money has been
put aside each year out of the
Campu H o a r d ' s budget
specifically for major construction, therefore there is nosudden
drain on any uncommitted SA
The board decided to construct the smaller buildings
specifically to try to salislv
current student usage requirements at the camp. I he
trend lately has been for heavy
demand by individuals, couples,
and small groups.
An annual survey taken by Alexander W. Astin, professor at
UCLA and published in the Chronicle of Higher Education reveals
various attitudes held by this year's freshman class. The 1975 survey is
based on 186,406 questionnaires taken at 366 inslitutions-75 two year
colleges, 247 four year colleges, and 44 universilies-across the
All I n s t i t u t i o n s
Women Tot.-il
31 .
Far loft
Middle of Lhc
ConservaL ive
Far Right
Government should
help private
col leges
People should not
obey laws which
v i o l a t e their
People should be
paid equally
Women's activities
best confined
to home
Couples should
live together
before marri.rge
Large fami 1ies
should be
State University ol New York at Albany
Vice President
Communications Director
Andy Hauman
people who like
each other lo
have sex
Women should have
job equality
I Inns. Feb. 19
Women's Basketball vs. St. Rose here at 7:00
Fri. Feb.20
Wrestling-N. V. State Invitaitonal at Oswego
Sal. Feb. 21
Men's .IV Basketball at Cornell at 6:00
Men's Swimming-University Championships at Binghamton.
Women's Gymanslics vs. Ithaca and Brooklyn here at 1:00
Men's Basketball at Hrockport at 8:30
Indoor hack (Tub at the R.P.I. Invitational
I lies Feb. 24
Women's Basketball \s. llurtuiik here at 7:00
Wed. Feb. 25
Men's .IV Basketball ss New Pall/ hen: at » W
Men's Basket hall vs. New Pah/ here tit 6:30
Movie.-Camclot" in LC IX at 7:00 and 10:00. 50c with tax, $1.25 without
Movie:"Flesh Gordon" in LC 2 at 7:00. 8:30. 10:00 50c with tax, SI.25 without
Movie:"I.ast Tango in Paris" in LC 7. 75c with State Quad Card. $1.25 without
Coffeehouse:Robin and Linda Williams do country and western in the Assembly Hall 8:30niidnight. Free with tax.
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11 tfc
Party:Party for Telethon with led Fish and Co, live in the Dutch Quad i-lounge at 9:00 75c
= Deadline for UlUrSfJay'S SAl1(JbOX JS Monday 2 P-lll.E
Ski Trip: I o Gore M oil main sponsored by Indian Quad. S9.00 with Indian Quad card. SI 0.00 with
tax, $20.00 without. Rentals $7.00. II interested call Dick 7-5335.
Meeting: Colonial Quad Board-7:()()
Coffeehouse:Rising Sun Coffeehouse in the Dutch Quad U-lounge from 8:00 to I 1:00. 25e with
Dutch Quad Card. 50c with tax card.
Meeling:I)utch Quad Board-7:00 in the Colleehouse
Movie:Chiirlie Chaplin in "Circus" in I C 18. 7:30, 8:30. 50c with tax, $1.25 without.
FLESH GORDON- A broad, breasty, sexy spoof,
camping it up with heroes, monsters and SciFi
is surely one of its kind, the only one.
Archer Winston, New York Pout
Peter L o c k e e n d J i m B u c k l e y Pretent
A Mammoth
Meeting:Stiile Quad Board-7;l)(l in the cafeteria
MeetingiAlumni Quad Board-7:00 in Pierce Hall mam lounge
66. 1
3 7. A
Resolution by Central Council-2-11-76
Resolu'. iun: Support
50. ft
88. /
94 . 0
Coffeehoiise:Colonial Quail Ftagroom at 8:30. Col lee and donuts served
Pinball Tournament: AM 1 A. tournament in the bowling alley from 12:00 lo 5:00. 50c lot three
Cooking Class:Siatc Quad living and I .earning-Melville 107 at 12:30
Meeling:(entral Council at 7:30 in CC 375
Meeting:Outing Club in i'V 315 at 7:30
Cooking (lass:Siatc Quad I nine and I earning-1 astman 104 from I 1:00 lo 1:00
Wealthy should nay
larger share of
Marijuana should be
Individual can do
little lo chi ngo
College has right to
evaluate off carious
SI!:.':A nursing
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Rick Meekler
Ion Lafayette
Out of the SAndbox is published every Thursday and represents the
views of the Student Association. Our offices are in the Campus
Center room 346; telephone 457-6542.
Composed by the Albany Student Press.
All right for
Coffeehouse: Robin and Linda Williams, country and western music in the Assembly Hall from
Free with tax card. 75c without
Movie:"Bite the Bullet" LC 2 at 7:00, 9:3(1 50c with tax. SI.25 without
Movie:"Flesh Gordon" in LC 18 at 7:00. 8:30, 10:00 50c with lax, SI.25 without
Movie:"ljist Tango in Paris" in I C 7. 75s with State Quad Card, SI.25 without
Movie:"l.ord of the Flies" in LC I, 7:15 and 9:45 shows. 50c with tax, SI.00 without
Party:a Giant Ballroom Disco: 20 Kegs ol Michelob, Pi/za, Hotdogs soda and Munchic.s-l.ivc
Music by led Fish and Co. 9:00 until 1:00
Ice Skating:Alumni Quail ice skating at Swinbourne Park 11:30p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
The basketball team travels to arch rival Hrockport on Saturday
and returns Wednesday to take on New Paltz at the University Gym.
Other sports action:
National Survey
Dill of I hi'
Albany State Sports This Week
We would like lo make tIns calcndai as complete as possible. II your group is sponsoring
anviltbtt! you would like publicized, leave a mile lor the Calendar Id it or in the SA office or call
.Ion I alaycltc ai 7-4042.
1'.:: program in t h i:; ,-iru.r.
H e J School of Nursinj', in h'ew
is beine e l t j i n . i U ' d . . .
,ippl ii .iltlti .ui,l «•.: ,i loy.iM ,-• a k i l l upon Kr-lil-
Therefore lie It hereby ri'snlveil that u i of I hi' I'.nt r.i I Council
oppose the tisnni n.r iun of tin' Si'htitl ol Mursin,: .if the
S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y of Mew York .it Albany fat any r e a s o n .
71 .8
out of t h e SAndbox
February 19, 1976
Dead Rats and Money
ACT is Back!
by David Bloom, Co-ordlnetor
of ACT
Last semester ACT was
cancelled due to a shortage of
student volunteers—we had less
than half the number of
The co-coordinators of ACT
have re-organized and we are by Jay Miller
Rats! There may be no rats in
back in business for this
rathskellar, but there are
semester. We are asking you, the
creatures with four legs and table
students of SUNYA to help us
tops. New furniture! The new
;*'7 °
So • j , ft *o
*' 7. tables and chairs are not the end
of the renovation started with the
. „ •• ' .•
" 1 / V, » » / ' .»
construction of the bar, they're
just the beginning.
How is our rat different from
other rats? Our rat is a dead rat.
Cold and sterile. It has the
character of Mohawk Tower on
a Saturday night. Herearesome
of the suggestions beingmadeon
- - = _-.
how to build a better rat trap:
CL.ENR.* 97 B£ScV'"" = = ,
ORcfurnish the remainder of
the rathskellar.
2)Remove the wall in front of
the snack bar and put furniture
in that area.
Our Rat: A p l a c e t o goV
3)Make the snack bar counter
has too much money. Last year's
more suitable to a fast food heard.
volunteers that we needed. Without your help, ACT will Tail operation.
Where will the money come Board of Directors was a bit too
Rather than evaluate the courses again. If you are willing to help
4)Lower the ceiling (plastic from? There may be no printing overzcalous in putting its hand
that wc had student coverage for us, Pill out the form below and wood beams).
press in the U.A.S. (University into other people's pockets.
The U.A.S. Priorities Comand leave the rest undone, we either drop it off at the campus
Auxiliary Services, formerly
5)Retile the floor.
chose to cancel ACT. We felt center info desk or slip it under
6)Basc the entire renovation F.S. A.) commissary, but tIncor- mittee, a subcommittee of the
that spottycoverage would make our office door, CC 333, At the on a theme
poration has made close to 200% Hoard of Directors, is dealing
a mockery ol the ACT. However, present time our office hours arc Plans for the windbreakers for of its net incomeforthecntire 75- with the excess net income and
half a dozen departments ran the Monday 11-2:30 and Wednesday the doors leading into the 75 fiscal year in only 6 months, the further renovation of the
ACT evaluation through the 12-2:30 -with your help these rathskellar are already being 2(l()';-6 months! litis is about rathskellar. Hopefully. b> next
department and the results for will be extended.
made. If you have any other $255,000; mosl of which comes fall, our dead rat will be buried.
these departments will be printed
Help us help you; help us make ideas please drop by the SA of- from the "needed" X.5'7 hoard along with the U.A.S. printing
in the next edition of ACT.
fice, CC 346 and let yourself be increase. Unfortunately, U.A.S. press.
ACT a success.
from page 1
ly focusing their attention on
programs such as Nursing,
whose fate was left uncertain by
the Select Committee Report
and Benez.et's decisions. The
Fields Task Force is expected to
make recommendations onthese
programs sometime next week.
In the past four weeks the Task
Force has met for an estimated
I OS hours, not counting subcommittee meetings. The 16
member group, chosen mostly
from the ranks of University
Senate Councils and the former
Select Committee, is charged
with reviewing all aspects of the
university including administralion, maintenance and operation. Fields has instructed the
Task Force to base its decisions
on three "strategic princippes";
"First, the preservation and nurluring of those programs which
are essential and central to a university; second, the preservation
of quality; and third, the preservation and nurturing of those
programs that uniquely address
our immediate environment
The State Capital District ol
New York."
These principles and that ol
meeting long term enrollment
trends were stated at a December
University Senate meeting. At
that time, Fields announced a
tentative allocation of resources
for 1976-77. Although his plan
has been ruined by the Executive
Budget cuts. Fields is still determined to place increased
emphasis on programs involving
public policy impact. Such
programs are Public Affairs,
Social Welfare, Education and
Criminal Justice.
Whether the President can
begin to guide the university in
this direction in the next fiscal
year depends on the Legislature
which has yet to vote on the
SUNY appropriation. Last year,
the Legislature made cuts far
greater than were mandated in
last year's Executive Budget.
With its current concern lor local
assistance and no new taxes in an
election year, the Legislature
may further cut the Slate University.
The University at Albany's
future remains undecided. Even
in January President Fields
noted that this latest round of
cuts would serve as a "lest of our
stamina as a university." Further
cuts by the Legislature could
make Field's comment a tragic
Editors, proofreaders, writers, and others
needed to help keep
the SAndbox coming out.
Apply at the S.A. office or call Jon Lafayette 7-4042
by Stephan O'Sullivan
(SNS) Student Association of
the State University (SASU)and
Student Assembly delegates
from throughout the state met in
Binghamton February 6 and 7
for workshops on college governance, campus organizing and
voter registration, and to discuss
a leadership crisis in which one
vice president's position considered vacant.
A Student Assembly meeting
scheduled during the issues
workshops to hear an Executive
Committee report on allegations
of fiscal mismanagement in that
organization Tailed to produce a
quorum amidst criticism from
delegates that they had been improperly notified oft he meeting.
The under organized and at
times emotional Assembly
meeting served as a hackdropfor
a leadership crisis that eventually
saw Executive Vice President
Elizabeth Pohanka's position
considered vacant hy the Executive Committee after the
SUNY Stony Brook rici ,trar indicated that Ms. Pohanka had
not been a registered student
during elections last June. Thai
position has been filled by Linda
Kaboolian of Albany State.
Buffalo delegate Frank
.lackalone told the conferees thai
insufficient notice had been
given to members of the
Assembly meeting and thai no
agenda notice had been given to
members of the Assembly
meeting and that no agenda hail
been established, .lackalone
called for a continuation of the
After the lack of a quorum had
been established, SASU and
In Kick Meckler
N ursi ng, en vi ronmental
studies, and american studies arc
just it lew of the numerous
departments which might lace
cuts, adjustment, or the possibility of termination hy the next
fiscal year. As the students, how
do we combat these threats?
II we join behind one program,
aren't we merely shifting the
burden for another department
to cany? Is the history major
who signs the petit ions of student
nurses to "save nursing at
SUNYA" signing away history
(acuity lines at the same time.
I he Student Association, like
other factions on campus, has
been numbed by the variety and
depth of the cuts this institution
has taken. We have protested at
the legislature, urged the administration to seek outside
grains where possible, and
accepted non-academic cut backs
(i.e. student services).
N.Y, Stale finances, someone
must ultimately lose. Programs
will he severed, and we might
best set our direction lowards
making intelligent, worthwhile
changes than to continually cry
for the continuation of
Therefore, as an association
representing all students, we cas
assist those who are threatened
by letting them state their casegiving them the time honored
"day in court". Our resource ol
media accesibility affords us the
opportunity to make known the
facts as each department a nd it's
students seelhem. Let the faculty
and students sit in judgement of
what should be promoted, and
what should be discontinued.
Our alternatives are clear.
Across the board cutbacks may
well destroy any promise this
University now holds for better
education. II we prune our
Yet, we arc coming to the program carefully, the whole
realization that in the game of might yet he saved.
non-SASU school representatives interested in the
workshops left the Assembly
meeting and conducted a voter
registration conference in
another room.
Campus representatives laid the
groundwork for local organization of a si ate-wide student voter
registration and education campaign being coordinated by
SASU in conjunction with Vote
'76, a national voter registration
project. Workshops on F.S.A.
membership guidelines recently
instituted which may allow for
student domination of campus
auxiliary services policies and on
School Of Business Limits
Students With New Policy
by C.S. Santino
A special committee appointed by
SUNYA's School of Business Dean
William Holstein is presently
processing over 280 applications to
determine who will majorin business
and who will not.
"We are allowing for about 260
positions," says Holstein.
Last November, students interested in majoring in business or
accounting were notified that the
School of Business could no longer
accomodate the ever-growing ranks
of business majors. Students were
asked to file an undergraduate admission application for the first time
in the school's history.
"Wc must limit our enrollment to
the level of a year ago," says Holstein. "The School of Business can't
keep growing to absorb all the
students who want to be business
Holstein's controversial new
policy is "purely a result of the
statistics," he says. In 1973, about
ten percent of the freshman class expressed an interest in majoring in
business. In the Fall of 1974, that
figure grew to 12 percent, at which
time the nationwide swing towards
business education had become an
obvious trend across the nation.
Holstein discussed the problem
with SUNYA administrators and
implemented a number of changesto
deal with the incrcasingenrollment.
Two new faculty members were
added, "which was all we could afford" says Holstein. The size of lecture courses was enlarged to take on
li maximum of students.
llolslein says that the situation
became "absolutely unworkable"
when, in 1975, more than 17 percent
of the freshman class indicated a
preference lor business.
"This is a significant change," says
Holstein, "nol a fad or a craze. It is
unreasonable to expect a university
to be so flexible as to accomodate all
these students. Students presently in
the program have a right to a quality
education, and my faculty has its
rights, also. By accepting everyone,
the quality will quickly deteriorate."
Holstein also cited the fact that his
faculty's teaching load is 50 percent
greater than in most departments,
and that course section sizes are at a
minimum of 40 students each. The
overall number of business majors
has doubled since l969toaboul 1200
By Jan. 31, 1976, the official cutoff date, the School of Business had
received about 280 applications,
primarily from sophomores. The
minimum requirements for acceptance arc completion of at least 56
credits, 15 of which must be in six
core courses listed on the form.
"Having completed at least this
much," says Holstein, "students will
be accepted on the basis of
cumulative average."
The student who is accepted by
Holstein's Committee on Undergraduate Admissions will be
allowed to major in business or ac-
by Larry Buchwalter
A SUNY-wide task force on student activity fees has recommended
revisions of the present guidelines
for collection and dispersion of these
funds. The suggestions of the task
force are aimed at clarifying the
amount of control administrations
should have over student tax money.
One proposed amendment could
make it easier for student corporations like SASU and NYP1RO
to get funding. In short, it clarifies
the right of student organizations to
support or contribute lo various
charitable groups, and allows for the
transfer of funds to student cor-
counting if he or she wishes to do so.
A rejection means that a student cannot major in business or accounting,
and cannot take any upper level
business courses. These courses will
be restricted to majors.
"A rejection," says one student,
"means that I've wasted two
semesters taking core business
courses. After I've paid tuition,
haven't I the right to major in the
department of my choice?"
Many prospective business
students are disturbed about the new
policy, especially those whose grades
may put them on the borderline.
Holstein reports that students visit
him daily to demand acceptance. A
number of students have threatened
to file suit against the University if
they are rejected.
Some applicants feel that if the
trend in education is towards
business, then the University should
allocate morcfundsinthat direction.
Holstein, however, is not quick to
ask for more money.
"Biing a university center, we
must save smaller programs," says
Holstein, "The Administration can't
just cut them to enlarge my school.
I'm trying to work with the Administration, not as an adversary."
Students who applied to the
School of Business will be notified of
their status by the end of next week.
The task force recommended,
however, that fees not be used to
fund such things as an "extracampus political committee, party
or candidate"
The task force was formed in Oct.
1974 by SUNY Chancellor Ernest
Boyer. It consisted of four students
and eleven administrators from
SUNY Central and State campuses.
In a letter, Boyer stated that the
purposes of the task force should be
lo "examine the appropriateness of
the current method of fundingthose
programs and activities supported
by student aetivitv fees." Boyer
further stated that the task force
should "assess and recommend alternative courses the university
could/should take in this regard."
Accordingto Russ Gugino, Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and a member of the
task force, "the task force is only an
advisory committee. The recommendations it makes arc subject to the
review and approval by the Board of
This review will occur in the next
two months, says SASU President
Bob Kirkpatrick, who was also a
member of the task force.
Comments on the student cor-
porations amendment range from
fears of its being a device that could
be used to funnel money for political
purposes, to praise for itsexpanding
student control over the use of student funds.
Thomas Craine, SUNY Buffalo
Assistant to the President, thinks
that it "immodestly provides the
ability to 'launder' monies in nearly
unlimited ways."
According to Gugino, SA wants
t he "uses of t he funds t o be expanded
to anything the student wants."
Kirkpatrick states that, "There
might be some problems when the
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Student Association treasurers
procedures were held.
Students Haded regional experiences on the organization of
students over lite Stale University's fiscal crisis and made plans
to educate, organize and
mobilize students to pies cm rale
increases and scheduled a mass
demonstration in Albany lor
March 16 SASU and Student
Assembly President Hob
Kirkpatrick mid ihe participants
that llie support ol education
related groups and labor unions
may be sotiglu out in an attempt
lo form a coalition against lite
proposed budget.
February 19, 1976
Business Dean William Holstein calls the new policy ol having prospective business majors submit
formal applications, "purely a result ot the statistics." He calls increased enrollment the cause.
Control Of Student Tax Funds Questioned
out of the SAndbox
SUNYA classrooms might see fewer female full-time Instructors
becuase the tlmea demand an excessive retrenchment policy.
we've been in the past. Unfortunately, in academic institutions we have
nol changed that much."
The responsibility of Affirmative
Action is to monitor employment
and relate it to data and norms. They
make sure that equal opportunity
laws, mandates and executive orders
involving employment are upheld.
Norman feels most people know the
expectations of the laws but there is a
"difference in principle and practical
applications basic to academic institutions."
Many people feel the attitude
towards women must be modified
before any of the fair employment
policies can be fully implemented.
Dean of Humanities Ruth A.
Schmidt said, "a change in attitude
will mean full equality. The university is a reflection of society's prejudices." Schmidt would like to see
more support for women's studies at
Another difficulty faced by
women today is, according to NorThis is the first of a series of ar- man, "The conflict of tradition and
ticles examining sexism on campus.the new emerging woman," She feels
by Ellen Weiss
and Susan E. Miller
A task force has been created to
eliminate SB faculty positions at
SUNYA. Arc women or men more
likely to be fired.? The answer is
speculation, however a look at the
present situation may be helpful.
Presently there is a disproportionate ratio of female and male
professors throughout the SUNY
system. A study conducted in 1974
revealed SUNY employed 4,472
female and 12,732 male full-time
professors. SUNYA's faculty included 158 female and 646 male full-time
Many reasons are cited for the
lack of female representation in the
state university faculty. Kaye Norman, head of SUNYA's Affirmative
Action Office, feels traditional roles
and ideologies are key factors.
She explained, "We are in a time
when we [the United States] are ceasing to be as parochial in our ideal as
there will be difficulties encountered
by anyone breaking the status quo.
She said," Many women wait until
the trail is clear and take the path of
least resistance—they're followers."
The future of female full-time
professors at SUNYA is so far undetermined. Schmidt feels we will see
a declining number of women in
academic hierarchy because few
women are bei ng hired. She also said
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