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   Skiff, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1969, Fort Worth, Texas                                Panel Features ExJustice JAMES CUSTAFSON Yale Ethics Prof A symposium on and will be conducted in Ed Landreth Auditorium at next Tuesday The main figures on the panel will be retired Supreme Court justice Tom and the James Christian ethics professor at Yale Univer The question to be debated will civil disobedience be Recent violent confrocCations between representatives of vest ed authority and those who would dissent make this topic a vital issue confronting the Some believe dissent is a moral obli gation while others insist that up holding the law is of primary importance in civilized The queston remains The fact that both sides of the are provided for by con stitutional law doesnt make the dichotomy easier to cope Three TCU professors wiH air so be participating in the discus Jerry associ ate professor of sociology John government pro fessor and director of the grad uate program in public admini stration and Ted Klein assistant professor of philosophy and Honors Program The is sponsored by the Civic Affairs Division of TCU and the Fort Worth Star The StarTelegram been responsible for a majority of the ticket Of the 1250 tickets approxi mately 105O have been distribut The public is invited to John TCU Civic Affairs Di said anyone without a tic ket may come on a standby bas is for tickets that might be made for TV monitor presentation off the discussion in the Little Those unable get the auditorium can view the program in the Little said Hall Emphasis ire planning the sym posium has been placed OR off campus said Halt response to it has been tre The tickets are going but we have a few tickets Hall saying planners wanted to offcampus peo pie first This was intend ed to underscore the and emphasis desired by sym posium Tickets may be obtained at the the Evening Col lege or theStudent Center Ticket CtAHK Retired Court Justice Ministers Week To fie Held Page The Skiff TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FORT TEXAS Frogs To Pfay fricfoy Wight Page 67 25 JANUARY IHi PAGES House Voles Support Of Reapportionment HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PRESIDENT STEVE SWIFT He foresees student approval of the reapportionment move By JAMES CORDON The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to support the stu dent initiated plan for its reap By a vote of 18 to U two the House passed a resolution that declared for the as stated the student body petition submit ted to Steve Swift student body before the Christmas Included in how was a statement recogniz ing Inconsistencies and in the fit Plan The resolution was introduced by Elections Committee Chairman John who also an nounced that a student body refer on the plan will be held Northern listed as defects Vote January 15 Swift Sees Reform Passage By CLIFTON KAGAWA According to a prominent stu dent it seems the highly controversial reapportionment pe tition will be passed by the stu dent The student leader is Steve student body The ietition calls for a revamp ing of the student government with more direct Swift is entirely spec but I feel the reapportion ment petition will probably be Not Defecting He added the resolution was passed Tuesday by the which endorsed the petition while at the same time stating that cer tain discrepancies should be re vised if the petition The introduced by John head of the Elections was then amended to state it urged the student body to vote for the Swift emphasized the resolu tion was the purpose of not defeating the He enumerated several inequi ties of the He said the specific number of representa tives given the dormitories were not based on there were no grade point and num erous administrative changes were These included appointment of committee chair men and setting the terms of the representatives and those holding executive He also added that neither Brite nor the graduate students had any representation under the and that both groups seemed hes itant about gaining their voices through the town students as pre viously If the petition will pro bably be directed to a House com mittee to have the problems re searched and possible solutions This would be coupled with debate on the House Swift said the work with informed peo which might include the in itiators of the More than likely the peo 2 the plan the lack a stated ratio for determination of the number of representatives for dormi the failure to provide for committee the absence of any of the athletic section of Milton Daniel Dormi tory and the of representa tion for Brite Divinity have conferred with the petition organizers and they feel that they have an obligation to the people who signed the petition to leave it I think that the faults that the plan contains are not great enoughs that we shouldnt support Little opposition to the resolu tion was voiced on the House floor spite of the split with the most vocal criticism coming from Brite representative dont think we should put into effect something we know to be Frost think we should add to the ballot another plan correcting the in Swift opposed such a pointing out that the presence of two plans on the same ballot probably would preclude the possibility of the twothirds ap proval vote needed for passage Amendment Introduced Tons Brown representative Greg Odeaa introduced an amendment to the resolution urging the stu dent body to vote for the reap portionment The amend ment to Also passed by the House was a resolution directing the writing of a letter to the sponsors of the upcoming symposium ore civil dis expressing displeasure at the of only 100 tic kets for the student body and questioning the scheduling of the symposium on the same night the TCURice basketball Vice President Frank Cain the only dissenter to the resolu stating that the action was being taken Congressional Relations Chair man Rusty Werme announced that the proposal for permitting womens visitation periods in mens dorms will be introduced inn the House for a vote next IFC representative Jobs Cocte rell reported that the latest breakdown of clocks on the ease side of the camps was caused the severing of a cable during ex cavation for the new science building IGonMiNMdl Page J Council OKs Curfew Pfan The executive council of unanimously passed at proposal to eliminate curfew hoursin Jar vis in a special ses The general council of AWS will vote on the proposal next before it goes before the Tuesdays meeting wast a ques tions and answer session between Gina Tate and Janice Fetersoav representing Bonnitosy and of Miss Tate and Miss Peterson met again Wednesday AWS members where they gave the background of the distributed copies of the 17 page Alanna president off very good 1 think the proposal witt worfc if it passes the general council and the She added tint it a good opening for future possibilities adopting curfew or no curfew have very hard on 1 it   

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