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Austin Daily Texan (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Austin, Texas Weather a Cloudy showers a High near 80 a Low upper 60 s the daily texan Texas wins n track amp Golf Page 5 a vol. 67 Price five cents student newspaper at the Unive Ity of Texas at Austin Austin Texas sunday april 21, 1968 twelve pages today no. 154 regents Rule limits student protesters Board acts on drug offenders renewal project new building Cholo by Jim in a acc speaker at Black arts festival Jennifer Lawson foreground of student non violent coordinating committee in Atlanta said Here saturday night the big racial confrontation in the United states is coming. Quot we Are going to have to die someday. It would be More meaningful to die for Black liberation than die begging she said. The meeting was held in the Grant Chapel. Ten Days project Aims against imperialism racism by John Bryant texan staff h Niter a ten Days in april a a program of education and activity against a imperialism and racism sponsored by students for a democratic society Villi begin monday with an a anti state fair on the main mall. The a fair a consisting of Boot guerrilla theater and a a giant monopoly will take place from to a in. To 4 . Monday and tuesday. Last wednesday Dean Edwin Price coordinator of student activities turned Down four separate requests by ads to hold the activities on the main mall. The committee on student organizations thursday overruled prices decision allowing the activities to take place on the South mall. Hacker Ian leaves let decision alone or. Norman Hackerman president of the University who had the Power to reverse the committees decision chose not to do so. In a statement released saturday or. Hackerman said a a i shall not exercise the prerogatives available to me in this matter under the rules and regulations of the Board of however expressing concern that the planned activities May obstruct or interfere with the various functions of the University. He added a it should thus be understood that i will fulfil my obligation clearly stated in both the institutional rules on student services and the rules and regulations of the Board of regents to see that no organization or individual is allowed to interfere with the University a teaching research administrative or subsidiary wednesday is the Date of Choice 68. The rational collegiate presidential primary. Mariann Vizard. Ads member said a petition would be available stating that a electoral politics offers no mrs Vizard coordinator of a ten Days in said those students who wish to make choices other than those offered on the ballot can write in their choices on the cards and turn them in to ads members Manning the petition Booths. A the results will be tabulated and run in the rag a she Clifford forecasts site agreement Washington Secretary of defense Clark m. Clifford predicted saturday the North vietnamese ultimately will decide to agree on a site for preliminary peace negotiations a and the talks will go a i think they Are attempting to extract As much propaganda value As they can from it a Clifford said in discussing the Maneu Werings Over a possible location for the preliminary talks. Clifford returning after a meeting with nato defense ministers at the Hague reminded newsmen of the same sort of difficulties which surrounded the beginning of korean War peace talks 15 years ago. The defense chief said it was his View that Only the United states and North Vietnam should participate in the preliminary talks but that once the site is agreed upon consideration should be Given to participation by other nations. Said. Write in space is provided on the ballot but mrs. Vizard expressed doubt As to whether an individual write in count would be revealed. Folk music planned thursday is a gentle unlike the a gentle thursday a held earlier in the Spring there will be no electronic music according to Glen Jones organizer. A Folk singers will play and there will be a big tub for people to Wash their feet in a he said. A it will be held on the West mall Between the Pansy bed and an International student faculty strike has been called for Friday. The student mobilization committee the High school student mobilization committee and the National Black anti War anti draft Union All in new York City. Have called for the strike said mrs. Vizard. She said that 1,000 campuses across the United states would carry on activities connected with the strike. Ads Mill not join strike the University ads will not join in the strike but will Call for a support rally and demonstration at noon on the main mall. A the ten Days is primarily an educational program. We thought we should talk about War racism and the draft in the class room instead of striking a said mrs. Vizard. A and anyway at a University of 20,000 where to per cent of the students Cut classes anyway you would have to get 40 per cent to make it look like something More than a Rainy saturday a peace Parade is scheduled sponsored by the committee to end the War in Vietnam. Participants will March from the University to the state Capitol where a rally will by held. On april 28, a Goat roast is planned for 2 . At peace peace Park. Goat Mutton Chicken and Beer will he served. Tickets Are $1 in Advance and $1.25 at the Park said mrs. Vizard. Tickets will be sold during the week. A a teach Fnu scheduled a a teach in on imperialism and racism is scheduled for april 29. In the morning ads classes will be held outside. Discussion workshops speeches and debate will be in tories Hall auditorium in the afternoon. On april 30 a rally will be held on the main mall at noon. A special drawing will take place to determine the Winner of the a chose your spot contest. The Winner will choose the location for a demonstration later in the Day. Entry Blanks will be on Sale for 25 cents throughout the week. By William Oppel assistant managing editor Dallas the Board of regents Friday cracked Down on i diversity demonstrators and students and employees convicted of illegal use Possession or Sale of drugs. Some speculated the first ruling came As an answer to res it demonstrations surrounding the death of or. Martin Luther King jr., and demonstrations scheduled during the a Rio pays in april sponsored by the students for a i democratic society. The to Days begin monday. Tile drug Law emerged As a result of a recent raid in the University Community after which one Federal Law enforcement officer care Ltd the University area the Center of drug traffic within a five state area. Both rulings apply to students faculty members University administrators and other employees. Penalties include expulsion for student and dismissal for employees. The regents directed that any student or employee convicted of drug abuse shall lie expelled or dismissed. Subject to expulsion students and employees will be subject to expulsion and dismissal who a acting singly or in concert with others obstructs or disrupts or attempts to obstruct or disrupt by Force or violence or by threat of Force or violence any teaching research administrative disciplinary Public service or other activity authorized to be held or conducted on the Campus of a component of the the University of Texas the words a Force and violence Quot As interpreted by the ruling include a stand ins sit ins and lie in other action the regents a authorized Man Frank Erwin to acquire 33 acres of land As part of an i i ban renewal project. A awarded construction contracts for a women a cooperative housing project and a new music building. A completed the Titian my for a new physics mathematic is astronomy building. No action on Caroline Case tile regents took no action concerning the Case of Larry Caroline assistant professor of philosophy. The Board met for abut three hours and 45 minutes in executive session to a Deal with personnel matters a according to Erwin there was much speculation that the Case of Caroline who was reported to have called for a a a revolution in the United states was being discussed behind the closed doors at the Dallas botel meeting spot. Course reflects reaction to society Monro says tile presence of a course in negro history or culture in a University is a criterion of whether Bat school is responsive to the needs of Modem society or. John la Monro told Phi Beta Kappa members saturday night. Or. Monro is a former Dean of Harvard who gave up his position last year to become Dean of freshman studies at Miles College a Small negro school in Alabama. Or. Monro feels a major portion of our National Story the three and a half Century confrontation of Black and Ali item is being ignored or overlooked in College curriculum. A i done to see How we can grow up As a society without dealing with this epic struggle in our country a or. Monro said. Or. Monro said that undergraduates should take part in reshaping their curriculum so that it corresponds to their needs and interests. A present programs often reflect the interests that faculty members had 20 years ago when they were doing their graduate w Ork a he said. He suggested supervised Independent study and student critiques of department courses As ways to keep the curriculum up to Date. Committee names 48 to Cactus Good Fellows forty eight University students been selected As 1968 Cactus yearbook Good Fellows by a committee of Deans and students. Goodfellow pictures will be made thursday and Friday. Each award Winner must Call the Cactus office before thursday to verify his picture appointment. Good Fellows Are James Ahern Paul Angenend Allan Baker Peggy Brzeszkiewic Cheryl Burr Douglas Ca room Winston Chapman Peggy Clements David de Voss Madeleine Draeger Nancy Ellison Donna englander Jean Erdmann Richard erd Mann Lee Faulkner and Lynn Ferguson Beverly Gewertz Mary leu Grantham d. Kirk Hamilton Nancy Haralson Donna Harlan Melinda Hill Milburn Hilton Kathy Holmes Charles Hooks Karolyn Karr Joe Kinsel Lilly Kuenert Jung Loo Kathy Lohr Patricia Ludeman Richard Meyer. Keith Moore Sailie Morrill and Paul Peters. Rebecca Porter Mary Anne Ray Jeanie Ricketts Richard Robinson Sharon Sass Paula Savage Betty Schuessler Leonard Schulze Kenneth Sparks Stephen Ter meath Wilfred Decker Charles Matson and Sanford Weiner. Devices for curriculum charge should not rest in the a Kooky hippie idea Quot of a a free University a but within the University itself he said. Or. Robert a. Divine chairman of the department of history said after the speech that the University had adopted a course in negro history but that there was difficulty in finding someone qualified to teach it. Or divine said that if the course could not be Given a seminar open to All students would be instituted consisting of eight to to lectures by negro historians. Or. Divine said that almost every Campus in the country wanted to initiate a course in negro history but there could be a two to three year lag before enough trained teachers were stops speaker at Black arts festival Floyd Mckissick director of the Congress of racial Equality did not arrive in Austin to speak at the saturday night program of the Black arts festival. Rain grounded most air transportation and Mckissick was unable to get a flight out of Houston the program was to be held at Doris Miller auditorium but was later moved to Grant Chapel. In place of Mckissick Jennifer Davison of a acc in Atlanta. John Morris of a acc in Houston and Russell Jones from Texas Southern University spoke to an audience of 200. At the conclusion of the meeting however Erwin said the matter was not discussed. Be recommendation received a me have not yet received the recommendation of Fie department of philosophy concerning thu matter a Erwin said. He hinted that no action could be taken until such a recommendation was received. Erwin also exploded a Money myth that surrounds the University. He said he was disturbed at reports showing How much Money the University has when actually he said Quot me Are very report misleading he said reports showing the University available were a misleading the Public. A it is one thing to have so much Money for 5.000 students As does Yale and quite another to have a Little less Money for 50.000 students As does the University of Texas system a Erwin of ads professor contest decision s legality by Elizabeth Scott and Row and l. Neth Quay a University Law professor and two members of students for a democratic society said saturday the new regents rules in demonstrations might be unconstitutional. An ads member also criticized the new regulation of expulsion for conviction of illegal use or Possession of drugs As unfair in some rates. Tile regents meeting Friday in Dallas approved rules aimed at illegal use pos session or Sale of drugs and a such obstructive and disruptive acts As a stand ins a a sit ins and new rules apply also to faculty the new rules for the University system apply to both students and employees including administration and faculty. Penalties for violation and conviction could include dismissal for employees and expulsion for students. Reacting to the regents decision Vincent Blasi assistant professor of Law said a i think that tile use of the term a disrupt a particularly with the gloss put upon if by chairman Frank Erwin make s the regulation so vague Anet such a deterrent to activities which May be protected by the free speech guarantee As to make it night Salls Rule a a dangerous referring to the regents decision on a stand a sit ins a and a lie ins in a Bateman ads member said a i think that it is a very dangerous Rule because it is against the traditional use of she said the University should be conducive to free political discussions which includes the expression of dissent or assent in Many different ways. Commenting on the drug amendment miss Bateman said that state Ami Federal penalties already cover illegal drug use and the University should not punish an individual again another ads member. Harvey Stone said Tho regents derision on demonstrations was probably unconstitutional. He said a my main objection is that the Rule ran be a Quot a discriminative by by whatever manner the University define it a he indicated that All the income goner. Ated by the University various invest in wits in committed for 10 years. He also that Only to third,1 of this fund can actually by spent by the University. I Rmer sity ver i Lier a a we re actually very a it r a he said. A we second Only to Yale University in funds Are in desperate need of Money. Me Are flooded with a it a a a no Money to take care of therm he also said the University is not earn lug As much As other institutions on their investments. According to the Texas Constitution 50 jew it a cent of the University investments Are in us Treasury Bond which yield a is than 4 per cent interest. A our earnings on common stoc k and investments Are just about equal to other Erwin said a average yield 1.5 per cent it was mentioned that the University has an average yield of Al Init 4.5 per cent on All its investments. Tile land to lie acquired by the University As part of Urban renewal is bounded on the East by inter regional North by nineteenth Street South by fifteenth Street and on the West by san Jacinto blvd. Excluded from this acquisition hut in these boundaries Are two blocks Between sixteenth and eighteenth streets from san Jacinto to Trinity and tile Little Campal area and the collection Deposit Library land already owned by the University. To Over $1.5 million tile new music building number 2 to is located on the East Side of the Campus will be built at a a vast of More than $15 million. Tiv building will House the University eight choral organizations symphonic hand University symphony string project and the leghorn band it will have a Large permission studio. To office studios for instruction in wind and string instruments 17 practice rooms and a student lounge. New Coop to replace oui Tiv women scoop House with an estimated Cost of $620,000, will lie built on Whit is Avenue in an area where three other Coop buildings Are currently located. The project will House 116 girls who by preparing their own meals and doing their own housework will be Able to reduce their College expenses the residence will contain six living units each having living room dining room bedroom kit it Hen laundry and Bath facility most of the bedrooms will be design for two girls. Tho units will be air conditioned. Both buildings Are scheduled to be completed by fall 1969.junior College plan turned Down 2 to 1 by the associated press Travis county voters saturday turned Down propositions to finance a Junior College by an almost two to one margin. My us voting running Light throughout die county All but a handful of Tho precinct were saying no to a tax Levy of 30 cent per $100 assessment and an $8.5 million Bond Issue. It was the third defeat or the College financing plan the College District which includes Ali of Travis county was approved by voters in 1963. Model Senate to debate draft Tonkin Resolution rescinding of the Gulf of Tonkin re Gnu Tion and ending the draft Are among considerations to be taken up by students at a Model us Senate session convening at the Texas House of representatives chamber May 9 through May la. The session is sponsored by the Model us Senate association a non partisan Campus organization set up three years ago for students interest in tile politics of democracy. The association president Bob Aikin. Said the organization seeks to provide a forum for debate similar to actual Senate sessions rather than to Advance a particular political position. The Model Senate session with too students from the University St Edwards University and Southwest Texas state College meets in party carcases committees and on the Quot Senate floor to formulate introduce debate and pass or reject Bills on issues relevant to the nation. Tie committees have written Bills which would rescind the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution provide tougher open housing legislation require compulsory arbitration in la Bor management disputes establish a higher minimum wage and end the draft while substituting if let a professional army or a lottery Type selection. In tile three Days Sion in attempt will be made to a proximal die Liberal conservative break Down in the Senate. Approximately 85 students have registered to participate in the Assembly. Students interested should Contact Don steel Man at 154 2753. What s inside a rubs a ase ruled la King. Page 3 a Validity test for new Rule. Page 4 a horns on top in 6 a Campus repertory reviewed. Page u

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