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by Doug Hall
Teaching techniques in UNCs political
science department are constantly
Changing to deal with "issues of current
relevance," Dr. John Martz, department
chairman, said Thursday.
'The subject matter of political
science must deal with contemporary
issues," Martz said, "so there is naturally
more change in our department."
In an interview Thursday, Martz said
the need to deal with contemporary
issues would be reflected in course
offerings and change of emphasis in the
next few years.
, Political Science 95 A, a seminar course
initiated this fall at UNC, has dealt solely
with contemporary issues this semester.
Attracting such speakers as anti-war
activists Rennie Davis and Jane Fonda,
the course has received criticism from
state government officials.
Martz said a joint faculty-graduate
student committee will evaluate the
course at the end of the semester and
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of Student Affairs CO. Cathey (I.)
Thursday afternoon in the Carolina
by Bill Pope
t. The University has taken a major step
Jtoward eliminating hours restrictions for
f The Administrative Council of the
-Consolidated University has asked each
campus to "give attention to the
jfeasability and desirability of eliminating
hours restrictions for all students."
The Council, consisting of the
chancellors of the universities, met in the
i middle of December, but did not release
- an offical statement until Wednesday.
, The statement says "appropriate
advance notice shall be provided to
J parents and students before a major
policy change is initiated."
, The Council also suggested the
; continuence of the locking of all women's
; dormitories during the appropriate hours
; of the night "with the understanding that
bona fide residents be admitted during
such hours upon presentation of
In addition, the Council said
"consideration should be given to the
desirability of locking men's dormitories,
if the incidence of outside intrusion
appears to warrant such a policy.
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by Mike Parnell
I A Black Panther party spokesman who
is one of the "New York 21" conspirators
t will speak to Political Science 95A today
I at 1 p.m. in Memorial Hall. The lecture is
open to all students.
, John Froines, one of the "Chicago 7,"
will speak to the class at 1 p.m. Monday,
j Richard Moore, a member of the
j Panther party and .20 others were
( indicated in April on charges of
I conspiring to explode bombs in five'
downtown New York City department
stores, conspiring to dynamite the
railroad tracks of the Perm Central
Railroad and conspiring to bomb a police
station in Bronx, N. Y.
The trial is presently continuing for 1 1
'The committee might call for the
formal creation of a new course or
revision of the present course,1" he said.
"We hope to come to some reasonable
Martz said he is "very anxious to have
as much input as possible from the
undergraduate students in the class,
because of their various different
The class met in early December to
make recommendations concerning the
future of the course. Skip McGaughey,
graduate coordinator of the class, said
then other meetings will be held to make
Changes in emphasis in other courses
and structuring of new courses will
depend to a large degree on student and
faculty interest, Martz said.
"Students, for example, are now more
interested in political issues than they
were several years ago," Martz said. "I
think this is one of the healthiest signs in
He said student and faculty interests
"must be kept in mind in regard to the
recruitment of new educators."
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visitation. Blue walked out of the meeting shortly after this
picture was taken. (Staff Photo by Cliff Kolovson)
at a meeting held
Union to discuss
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A voluntary "sign-out" system was
also suggested for the purpose of
"facilitating the emergency location of
any student who intends to be away from
his or her dormitory for a period of 24
hours or more."
The sign-out system would require
"indications of destination and location
to be examined by administrative or
supervisory personnel of the University
only in the event of an emergency which
necessitates prompt location of the
The statement says the Council will
review the policy at its meeting in June,
It will be left up to each campus to
approve the policy or set its own
restrictions on the policy.
The Women's Forum, a committee of
the Association of Women Students, will
take up the matter at its meeting next
Monday. The committee will either
accept the full policy or decide if any
restrictions should apply.
In order to be implemented, the policy
has to be approved by the full body of
AWS, CO. Cathey, dean of student
affairs, and Chancellor J. Carlyle
of the 21. The other 10 are underage and
thus are unable to undergo trial.
Moore, 25, is one of three of the 21
who are out of jail on bail. Presiding New
York State Supreme Court Justice John
M. Murtaugh set bail for the 21 at
$100,000 each. The Black Panther party
raised the funds to release the three
presently free on bail.
Pre-trial hearings were repeatedly
disrupted by clashes between the
defendants, the judge and marshals. A
fistfight between spectators and marshals
broke out at one point in the case.
Gerald B. Lef court, the lawyer for the
21, said recently, "This indictment was
an attack on the Black Panthers directed
from Washington. The desire of the
government to wipe out the Black
Panther Party was obvious."
Froines was one of those charged with
In addition to the political science
department, many other departments are
changing teaching techniques . and
emphasis in their course, Martz said.
"There are a wide variety of ways to
organize curriculum within the broad
general guidelines sat down by the
department," he said. "We are employing
innovative new approaches to teaching."
Martz said teaching techniques should
not be based completely on tradition. He
said, "Tradition may be good in some
cases, but in others it may be bad."
Vol. 78, No. 79
A new policy was enacted earlier this
semester which allowed second semester
freshman women self-limiting hours with
The closing hours for freshman women
this semester are 1 a.m. Sunday through
Thursday and 2 a.m. for Friday and
It is uncertain whether the policy, if
approved, would start next semester or
next fall. "It all depends on what comes
out of the meetings," says Assistant Dean
of Women Marianne Hitchcock.
Meanwhile, the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro has. already
approved the full policy, which means
self-limiting hours will apply for all
UNC-G students beginning next semester.
This semester closing hours for UNC-G
freshman are 12 p.m. Monday through
Thursday, 1 a.m. Sunday and 2 a.m.
Friday and Saturday.
However, some form of check-out
policy will be retained at UNC-G,
according to Shirley Flynn, UNC-G dean
Fenna Boon, co-chairman of the
Women's Forum at Chapel Hill, feels the
policy, if approved, would not be enacted
until next fall. "I don't see how the
conspiring to incite riots, crossing state
lines wiith the intent to incite a riot and
giving inflammatory speeches to further
their purpose at the 1968 Democratic
National Convention in Chicago.
Froines and Lee Weiner, another of
the "7," were also charged with
conspiring to instruct protestors oru.
making "an incendiary device" to be used
to blow up a Chicago parking garage.
' Froines was acquitted on all charges
but presiding Judge Julius J. Hoffman
cited him for 10 counts of contempt
during the famous trial.
The contemporary affairs course has
featured lectures by Rennie Davis, one of
the Chicago "7," Jane Fonda, well known
actress-activist and Robert Blair Kaiser,
author of "RFK Must Die.'
Responding to questions about
graduate instructor Nyle Frank, who was
suspended from teaching his Political
Science 41 classes earlier this semester
but later reinstated. Martz said:
"With any course, there are many
different ways of approaching it. In the
case of a particular course, we feel there
are certain kinds of materials the student
should be exposed to.
"There can be great variance in the
placement of ernDhasis of the course, but
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Friday, January 8, 1971
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by Bob Chapman
"This is the damnedest thing this
campus has ever seen."
Dean of Student Affairs, CO. Cathey
was speaking to student leaders in a
meeting held late Thursday afternoon to
discuss the issue of visitation as a result of
statements made by Student Body
President Tommy Bello in Thursday's
Daily Tar Heel. "
Bill Blue, student body vice president,
who had earlier called the visitation issue
a closed matter, stalked out of the
meeting to protest further discussions in
which there would be "no solution."
After passing out statements of
" University policy concerning dormitory
visitation, Cathey asked for questions.
There was silence.
parents could be notified in time for the
policy to begin next semester'
Miss Boon said she was "happily
surprised" by the Council's actions. "It is
almost more than we expected. . . we had
expected some restrictions on freshman.
"We did not know until the meeting
they (the "Administrative Council) was
going to consider a closing-hour policy
for all the campuses (the Consolidated
University)," she said.
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changes hjsic to the course would
necessitate a new course."
Martz said another rean ; lie teaching
of political science ha charged more
than other subjects is thai the subject is
Political science, as j course, as. first
taught at UNC in the H.'G's. U:u said,
and added, "We are still in pretty
fundamental disagreement about what
political science is and how ij should he
Suddenly, Blue arose. "I will never
again discuss the matter of visitation. It is
a matter of conscience which has been
made into a legislative matter to be
haggled over for months and months.
"In the future," Blue continued, "I
will use my own conscience and good
discretion. You (Dean Cathey) said we
(the Student Legislature) were
irresponsible. We went to the trustees and
a differential policy was agreed to. Now a
smaller group of administrators has put
that down the drain."
Bill Blue crumpled up the sheet of
paper listing the visitation rules and began
to walk out of the room. As he was
leaving, Cathey said he had been
misquoted and had not called Legislature
irresponsible. He said, however, students
were misguided in tying the hands of the
"Am I supposed to tell students the
faculty was wrong, students are wrong,
trustees are wrong?" Blue asked Cathey.
The student body vice president walked
"I hope you will follow your own
conscience," Cathey instructed. Everyone
For the next hour student leaders and
administration officials in the
Department of Student Affairs discussed
arguments for and against a policy of
Student Body President Tom Bello
said many changes in the past, as with the
issue of visitation, were held back, not by
Chapel Hill administrators, but by the
Consolidated University. He stressed the
point that students want a policy they
themselves determine. ' -
"The whole discipline is in a state of
flux and chance. Traditions are less
rooted in political science than in ether
disciplines which have been taujrhf for
hundreds cf years."
The political science department here
has become stronger in the fast five car.
Martz said. The American Council on
Education ranked the graduate school in
political science here tenth in the country
in 16-increasing its standing from
fifteenth in !6-.
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Founded February 23, 1893
"The University is not saying you
should give up what you treasure so
highly, but it is saying we cannot grant
you this," Dean james Cansler, associate
dean of student affairs, said.
Almost everyone in the room had .
some comment to make. Students present
included most of the Student
Government executive staff, Attorney
General John McDowell, Residence
College Federation co-chairman Mark
Evans and Susanne Wellborn, and
representatives from the Student
Legislature, Inter Fraternity Council
Council, Panhellenic Council and the
Association of Women Students.
Between comments by students or
administrators there was almost complete
Cansler attempted to explain the
administration view by using the example
of his daughter's request for an
automobile. Because of the expense, he
said, he could not afford the car. "It was
not possible for her to have a car. It is not
possible for you to have visitation."
Joe Stailings, a member of Bello's
staff, pointed out that the University is
not the students' parents. They both
agreed that the visitation question is a
More than an hour after the meeting
had begun, the dean of student affairs
called it to a halt. "Gentlemen, 1 do not
think we can reach an agreement on this
issue," he said.
"It is less than you expected," he said,
"but it is as generous as it could be. We
have no other choice in the matter."
"Elephants and Butterflies," ECOS'
widely praised sex education booklet, will
go into its second printing by the end of
ECOS Director Watson Morris
announced -8,000 additional copies will
be printed in response to letters
requesting the booklet.
"Physicians, health educators and
family planners across the country have
given the booklet high marks and
encouraged us to distribute more of
them," Morris said.
Few of the booklets will be distributed
on the UNC campus.
"We feel that we have saturated this
area," Morris said. "This printing will go
to East Carolina, Duke, N.C State,
UNC-G and Appalachian State."
In addition, copies of "Elephants and
Butterflies" will be sold on newsstands in
The second printing will contain the
state-wide telephone number of the N.C.
Clergy Consultation Service, a newly
formed organization designed to help
people with any sort of problem.
Working on the new booklet will be
Pam Scott, a student at Westmar College
in Lemars, Iowa, on her one month
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