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by Evans Witt
The referendum on supporting
Campaign GM and asking the University
to do the same was approved by the
student body in Tuesday's election by a
vote of 2,435 to 1,146.
The referendum proposed that "the
only course the University should take
concerning it's holdings of General
Motors stock is to support the proposals
of Campaign GM."
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' Venable Hall's new- neighbory- the Physical Science
Building, is n earing completion. The new building, which
towers over Venable, will house additions to the
by Jessica Hancbar
An open meeting of the Junior
Transfer Fojum to consider the
liberalization of the University's required
Residence policy for junior transfers will
be held Monday at 3 p.m. in rooms
202-204 Carolina Union.
The open forum is for all students, but
especially for junior transfers and former
transfer students now living off-campus.
'The student we would like most to
hear from is the male off-campus senior
Who transferred last year when the policy
was not in effect," said Lee Hood Capps,
co-chairman of the committee. "We hope
they can help us compare both
off-campus and required dorm living for
The requirement that transfer students
live in University housing two semesters
became effective for students entering the
University after June 1, 1970. Exceptions
soealcs here tonight
Robert McCloskey official press,
spokesman for the U.S. State
Department, will speak tonight at 8 p.m.
in 101 Greenlaw Hall.
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Elections Board Chairman David
Riffin announced Thursday the official
results for the races for secretary of the
student body and for the class offices
would not be available until sometime
The winner of the position of
secretary of the Student Body will be
decided by a simple plurality of the votes
cast, according to Ruffin.
"The new election laws did not list the
secretary office as one of the offices
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departments of Chemistry, Physics, ; and-other physical
sciences. (Staff photo by John Geilman)
were authorized "in individual cases for
Support for a change in the housing
policy began in the fall with junior class
officers and junior transfers. Since then,
the Residence College Federation, (RCF)
Student Legislature, the Association of
Women Students and the Committee on
University Residential Life (CURL) have
endorsed removing the restriction.
Dean of Student Affairs, CO. Cathey
recently stated, "It is clear now the
criteria under which exceptions may be
made to residency requirements for
transfer students should be liberalized."
CURL Director Robert F. Kepner
endorsed a liberalization of the
requirement in early March. "I am of the
opinion the policy as presently stated is
not sufficiently responsive to the needs of
individual students," he said. "I plan,
therefore, to recommend a liberalization
of the present policy."
"With the positions that Dean Cathey,
McCloskey is head of the Office of
Press Relations of the Department of
State. In 'this capacity he serves as the
official voice of the State Department. He
has the responsibility for the direction,
development and execution of the State
Department's news policy, plans and
In addition to serving as the principal
advisor to the Secretary of State on
press relations, McCloskey maintains
close liason with the White House on
matters concerning the press. His official
title is Deputy Assistant to the Secretary
and Special Assistant to the Secretary of
State for Press Relations.
McCloskey joined the Department as a
foreign service staff officer in September
1955 and was assigned to the American
Consulate General in Hong Kong.
Returning to Washington in 1957, he
served in the Bureau of Public Affiars
until his present appointment in 1969.
McCloskey graduated from Temple
University in 1953 with a B.S. in
Journalism, and later studied at George
His visit is being sponsored by the
requiring 50 per cent to win," he
The effect of the referendum ts
First, the students voted to direct the
Student Legislature to vote one of the
shares of GM stock held in the name of
the Student Government to be voted in
favor of the Campaign GM proposals. The
other share which the SL purchased
earlier in the year was already to be voted
in favor of the proposals due a vote of the
Friday, March 19, 1971
Dean Cansler (associate dean of student
affairs) and Bob Kepner have projected, it
is for certain the administration is willing
to liberalize or abolish the current policy
if junior transfers speak up," said Capps.
"Junior transfer input is most
important in getting the policy changed,"
said ' Capps, co-chairman of the
committee. "If transfers don't speak out,
then it's an endorsement for the
restrictive housing policy."
Capps expalined the policy has been
partially changed to allow transfer
students to request not to live in
University housing. "We are working for a
broader revision, to make it not required
unless the student requests to live in
The student faculty administration
forum is composed of Capps, who is
junior class president and senior class
president-elect; Nadine Baddour, junior
class secreatry and a Peach College
transfer; Cecil Miller, junior class vice
president; Steve Saunders, RCF
chairman-elect; Janet Silverman, student
legislator and junior transfer from
University of Georgia; Lacy Presnell and
Dr. John Schnorrenberg, members of
CURL; Robert Kepner, director of
residence life; and representatives from
the offices of Dean of Men and Dean of
The Junior Transfer Forum will meet
again March 25 and after spring break. A
written recommendation will then be
presented to the Office of Residential
Life, Dean Cathey, Dean Cansler and .
Chancellor J. Carlyle Sitterson.
If approved, the new policy will go
into effect in the fall of 1972 whether or
not students have already sent in room
reservations and deposits.
Capps pointed out that 'the
department of residence living is holding
room reservations mailings for junior
transfers until further committee action.
by Doug Hall
James Dormitory is asking for 15
women who are interested in helping to
plan and coordinate the possible
conversion of the dorm to a coed facility
The James Advisory Board will be
formed from this group of women and
men residents from James. The board will
form "a nucleus for coed living in
Second, the referendum asks the
University to vote its 6,100 shares in
fever of the proposals.
Gerry Cohen, organizer of the
Campaign GM effort on campus and a
recently re-elected member of the
Student Legislature was pleased with the
turnout and the vote in support of
"The good turn-out showed that the
students do support efforts to make GM
and the University more socially
' responsible," Cohen said.
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i Sisters Beverly Bell and Susan Davis,
; members of the East Coast Conspiracy to
Save Lives, will speak here Sunday at 8
I p.m in Gerrard Hall.
j Members of the Conspiracy, led by
; two Roman Catholic priests, Phillip and
by Evans Witt
The Socialist Liberation Festival
comes to a close today after three days of
talks, discussions, films, and workshops.
A talk on the Angela Davis case and a
panel discussion of black liberation
strategies will highlight the closing day's
Charlene Mitchell, national
chairwoman of the Free Angela Davis
Committee and the 1968 candidate of the
Communist Party for President, will
speak at 3 p.m. in Gerrard Hall on 'The
Case of Angela Davis."
Following Miss Mitchell's talk, she will
join three other panelists to discuss
"Strategies for Black Liberation" at 3:30
p.m. in Gerrard.
The organizers of the Festival, the
New University Conference (NUC),
emphasized this panel is the first time a
number of the viewpoints on black
liberation will be presented at one time
on the UNC campus.
Joining Miss Mitchell on the panel will
be Keith Parker, secretary of the
Indianapolis chapter of the Black Panther
Party and president of the student body
at the University of Indiana; Michelle
Russell, who attended the Frist
Pan-African Cultural Festival and
Takes office May
Chuck Patrizia has been chosen
president of the Carolina Union for
1971-71, announced current president
Richie Leonard Thursday afternoon.
Patrizia was named over two other
candidates, Scott Reid and Bobby
The Board of Directors, composed of
10 students and six faculty members,
Women -interested in living in James
next fall and serving on the board should
contact Charlie Miller, governor of James
Residence College, before Sunday.
The board is having an organizaitonal
meeting Sunday night in preparation for a
staff meeting of the Office of Student
Affairs Monday morning.
The Office of Student Affairs has
called the special meeting to discuss the
issue of making James coeducational.
The need for the advisory board was
pointed out by Robert Kepner, director
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"Although the Board of Trustees
seems set on its opposition to Campaign
GM, this will make them realize that
there is a consensus on this issue and they
should take some stock in the student
opinion when they make decisions, he
According to Cohen, Campaign GM
has several goals. They include: inclusion
of opposition candidates for the GM
Board of Directors on the management
proxy; inclusion of publication of the
company's efforts in the pollution and
anti-safety fields; and inclusion of
representatives of its employees, dealers
and customers on the Board of Directors.
Ruffin had several comments on the
slowdown in the counting of the ballots
by the computer and the other possible
mistakes in the tabulation for Tuesday's
"I'm sorry the computer did not come
through more quickly," Ruffin said. "The
back side of the ballot was printed upside
down and the computer couldn't read it."
The computer had to be
re-programmed to read the back of the
ballots, according to Ruffin.
Daniel Berrigan, were charged by FBI
Director J. Edgar Hoover with conspiring
to kidnap presidential adviser for
national security Henry Kissinger and to
blow up heating plants in federal
buildings in Washington, D.C.
A Federal grand jury in Harrisburg,
Pa., handed up the indictments for Phillip
Berrigan and five others on Jan. 12. The
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Conference in Algiers, Algeria in 1969;
and Rick Reed, a member of the League
of Revolutionary Black Workers and of
the Venceremos Brigade. -
At 1 p.m. in Gerrard today Al and
Margaret McSurley, anti-poverty workers
charged with "attempting to overthrow
the government of Pike County, Ky.,"
will discuss "Strategies for the Left."
The festival is being held to
commemorate the 100th Anniversary of
the Paris Commune and "attempting to
experience the festive and creative spirit
of socialist life." .
On March 19, 1871, the Central
Committee of the National Guard, which
had taken control of the town from the
civil government the day before, lifted
the state of seige and abolished court
martials. The proclaimed that the city
had been returned to the people and that
elections for the municipal council would
be held on March 26, 1971.
The Central Committee also declared
amnesty for all political crimes on this
day in 1871.
The Paris Commune is being
commemorated by NUC, because,
according to member Ken Daly, "it is a
central point in the history of socialism
and is relevant for today in America in
terms of the ghetto riots."
mew Urnce fead
nominated the three after a special
committee screened applicants through
Patrizia, a junior from Winston-Salem,
will trVe office May 15. "He will have a
dual job," said Leonard. "He will be
president of the Union Activities Group
and chairman of the Union Board of
He will have over-all responsibility for
of Residence life, at a meeting
Wednesday night between several James
residents, interested women and Kepner.
"The advisory board is needed to give
a sense of direction and coordination to
the planning of a possible coed residence
hall," Kepner said.
Kepner said the meeting Sunday night
is very important because "a lot of stock
is being put on input from women
- Miller said the advisory board would
"I was pleased that no one made any
comments about rhtirj," he continued.
Tmjustg!ad it's over."
Despite the delays, Ruffin still feels
the computer is the best way to tabulate
the ballots. He mentioned this was the
first run for the program and that the
computer personnel had warned that
there are always problems in an initial
"Without the help of the director of
the computer center, Jim Batter, I don't
know whether we would have gotten the
ballots counted as quickly as we did,"
There was some confusion over the
race for Residence College Federation
chairman between Steve Saunders and
Robert Wilson, out of which Saunders
emerged the victor.
Only residents of dormitories were
supposed to vote in this race, but totals
from such polling places as V-court and
the Naval Armory indicated that some
persons voted in the election who did not
live in dorms. Ruffin said that the totals
were not, however, large enough to
"hanec the outcome of the race.
indictment said the six conspired to
"maliciously damage and destroy by
means of explosives" federal building
heating systems at five locations in
Washinton on Feb. 22, George
The charges include conspiracy to
damage government property, conspiracy,
to possess unregistered dynamite and
other explosives, conspiracy to take the
explosives across state lines, conspiracy to
kidnap and take the victim across state
The indictment said as a part of the
conspiracy the six were to obtain maps
and diagrams of the underground tunnels
in Washington, D.C. that contain heating
systems for the government buildings.
Seven other persons, including Daniel
Berrigan and Sister Beverly, were named
as co-conspirators. No charges were filed
against the seven co-conspirators.
Sister Beverly called the charges
."totally incredible." Denying Hoover's
charges, she and others charged as
conspriators and co-conspirators are
touring campuses throughout the country
making their case known. They have
entitled their talk "In Quest of Liberty."
Former U.S. Attorney General
Ramsey Qark has offered to serve as a
defense attorney for the group, also
referred to as the "Harrisburg Six."
Hoover, shortly alter the indictments
were issued, called Clark a "jellyfish,"
after the latter had suggested it was time
the 76-year-old director stepped down.
Father Berrigan and his brother,
Daniel, a Jesuit priest, are currently at the
Federal Correctional Institution at
Danbury, Conn., for destroying draft
records at Catonsville, Md.
Sister Beverly, 43, an English teacher,
went to Washington last year to do
postgraduate work at George Washington
University. Prior to that, she had spent
five years working with the poor in East
Baltimore ghettos, and as administrator
of the Martin de Porres Educational
Sister Beverly and two , other
co-conspirators met with Kissinger on
Mar. .6 in the basement of the White
House for a "philosophical and political
The appearance of the Sisters is being
sponsored by the YM-YWCA and various
campus Catholic groups.
activities," Leonard continued,
"including concerts, films and speakers."
A Morehead Scholar and National
Merit Scholar, Patrizia was director of the
orientation commission last fall.
He will be selecting committee
chairmen for the Union Activities Groups
within the next few weeks.
form a nucleus and "work to make the
place a better place to live."
"To insure that women will want to
live out in James next fall, the group has
to participate and improve living
conditions in the dorm," Miller said.
Clayton Woodard, a newly elected
student legislator from James who has
worked with Miller and other interested
James residents for coed living, said:
"We are trying to appeal to a spirit
within people to develop something new
and work out the problems."
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