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regarded by

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tivities which

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functions with

today.

registered today, view is too

more

personal involvement,

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reason,

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college

of mindless

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nature group activities.

telescopic

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personalities, interests, attitudes. By dissolving the herd identity, unique individuals. Some

or

day;

to treat social

seem

complaints, have been launched against that

student. But, to present the student are

seem

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occupied regardless of alternative

thought provoking; they .do

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or

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subjects from day

same

myriad of political, social, and other problems

these, and

activities which

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collectivity.

they do talk about the

of all sorts, the pool tables

fervor and interest than the

more

tion, the world,

as a

mud-flanked Union-to-Green sidewalk;

isn't it?

yearbook,

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mindless without the group. Some

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diversity of are

habit-

life; his

own

story.

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cover.

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at

the

source

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problem.

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Managing Editor: Academics Editor: Seniors Editor: Business

Manager:

Joseph

Norris

Rick Nelson Edward L. Frisella

Ginny

Drew

Georgette Daignault Janet Lee

1970 GRIST UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND

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university experience

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course

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that any university would give any a

pressure

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first, to provide private enjoyment, for

tions sons,

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activity

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problems of society. One

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present

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The major role of teachers Is to convey the

curiosity.

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apprenticeship system.

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activities. A close cooperation and mutual trust between the

students and

in humanities the

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students

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change. Teaching, research,

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faculty

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The society

can

termining family

develop

this

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as

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themselves to two our

dreams for

a

society, next

Leon F. Bouvier

You, the Class of 1970,

are

the first group to be asked

with

a

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potential population explosion quality

the present tion, the

by

the

of life

growth

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dearly

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early part

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doubling

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of

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pollution, airport

and

education

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mass

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problem

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is

business

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solely

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being asked.to voluntarily

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rate

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better world into

IS YOURS TO MAKE NOW.

develop "demographic responsibility." Today,

complete

are

decade. Families should

offspring.

legally forced

Sociology

tolerate

"demographic responsibility."

growth within the

will be

longer

no

size and thus you

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nightmares.

family

population

voluntarily will

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transform

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size. THE CHOICE

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first.

definitely

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experience and

for

at least

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versity and cialization

sense.

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surely

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than is

a

place

not

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as

university should it

serves

with the student,

a

such

an.

and must

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growth

not be

a

undergraduate.

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but with the is

urge

more

the

predominant,

more

than education; the result

each Instructor does face the

knowledge

responsibility

of his field. Indeed the

pository of knowledge. But munication. If

we

In

cannot

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speak

to

one

of

always increasing

university be

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may be

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of the university, then, there is little

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or

ivory

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In

In

men.

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now

the university Is not

a

his

growth. for

place

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serve

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fact,

a

He must

year, the

move

on.

students.

of which it is

the entire a

the

surprisingly

privileged

republic

and

in order to

man,

university

the university should reflect the can

to reenter

fact, by the senior

student should find the

part. -Our universities

generallsts (men

specialties)

and the universe of

truly

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tower for the absent minded pro

who may have

community, the society,

small world, which Is

university

ending, growth retarding home for the

an

beings

may be the

the country. To succeed, the

and must encourage mature

human

women

to

reunify

never

fessor. It

a

hope

already fragmented society.

place

versity

consequent Isolation.

The function of the university is not to be Isolated. Granted.

his

for

faculty

which values research

university

teaching, data gathering

expertise and

can

of the primary aims of the uni

one

and administration. When result is

university

aim Is to

The fact is that the urge towards spe

faculty.

begins

state. There

legitimate

undergraduate education, Is

or a

purpose for individual

and education. In other words, the

place

tive

for future technocrats and bureaucrats

the needs of

of institutions available whose

plenty

are

area

only

is not. It is

university

not be agency. The campus should

employment

an

training

a

to

easier to say what the

It is

not

community.

democracy,

the uni

must open. Its doors and enrollment to the entire

com.-

munity. Is URI you, in

a

one

"university?" way

Mrs. Linda Shi

English

or

they

will fell

employment

agency.

Ask most students and

another, that it Is

an

The

in the Modern World

University

The most serious mistake anyone with

university or

meaning and

simply because

the university the

slow

to be

is

doing

the T.V.

on

screen.

to make the

beings

By the

we are

time the

media all that

news

it is too late,

recognizing that

of

slow torture

the

power

frequent man-made catastrophies

and

numerous

flashed

gets bad enough of

Middle and Far East,

in the

wars

because It exists

stake in it. To think that

deluded. As human

cruelly

less to stop the see

end the

can

a

simply

death-by-environment-pollution,

poverty is

we

people have

many

make is to endow the

can

function

a

problem

we are

shaking

capable

our

heads

and repeating, "Well. There that goes. Yesslr." If

you

believe that there

problems facing versity

can

provide

are

then you

us,

workable solutions

virtually helpless

to

believes is destructive, then I imagine you I say that the

university

the

big

of these solutions. But if you believe

some

that the individual is

to

believe that the uni

probably

teach

only

can

stop any process he concur

people

with

me

when

diverse, clever,

articulate ways of enunciating the basic: "Well. There that goes. Yessir." Not

(what even

only

university incapable of making

is the

is. after all. make

when he

capable of such a

someone

comes

here

The university

ideas and

perhaps,

what

have

they

meet-a-mate,

freshman: it's

a

done

been

to be

they I

a

better world

by society

in

general

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already become.

know-thyself,

people

here, fool around with that word Li

"perhaps."

trade,

to

a

big deal. Perhaps

purposelessness

institution which

isn't much that you

learn

portant, earth-saving

get-a-degree.

expect serves

me

no

the university is like many another

a

fossil

can

of another age.

name

these

purpose. After

days all,

it

However

that is

serves

not

there as

im

destructive.

Furthermore, the price of tearing it down might be necessary

you

is

some

make-some friends.

it advocate the abolishment of the university since

purpose. In its

is

late to do the

too

traditional way for

come

can

The university is not such to

a

but also it cannot

particular.

seems

mark timeat best

task),

better person. A student is what he as

forming that has already and by the parents in

a

more

un-

pain, suffering and void.

"But what about

you?"

here? An instructor's about books,

job

I

is

hear you say. What

pleasurable:

thoughts, insights, feelings.

you

talk

am

to

I

doing

people

I do not feel that I

doing anything

am

of ultimate value to

of the world. I cannot teach feel

feel,

care,

not

or

how to

or

care

create

they

or

received

or

people

or

how to create. Whether

destroy

has

letter

grade

a

society

for the future

how to think

nothing from

or

how to

people think,

to do with whether me

in

a

college

class

room.

Obviously, thought me

and

that

like

the university would me.

people really

do think there

life-destroying problems.

I

their lives and to create

I admire that

optimism, but

Rosalyn Hauptman

English

continue if everyone

are

admire that

I tend to like those illusions that

justify

never

The very existence of the

urxiversity

optimism

people dig

sanity

reminds

solutions to splritbecause

up in order to

out of the natural chaos.

I cannot share it.

Personalized Education been

Having

on

the

at U.R.I, for

faculty

the University grow to the extent that

seen

large

classes. The students who

if the

especially

a

is

required

a

one.

years, 1 h.

now we

these are

have many

large classes, at

definitely

It has often been said that if you

disadvantage. well to

course

taking

are

seven

can

twenty students, then there should be

group of

distributing knowledge

a

lecture no

group of three hundred.

problem

of

Perhaps

this is true but what do you know about the student

sitting

In seat number 201,

Do you

Instructor

as an

students which I

mean

are

or

or

make

even

In your

42,

to

large

a

any seat for that matter?

an

effort to meet with the

class? When I say meet with,

do you invite them to visit your office

perhaps have

a

Such meetings will give the instructor to

the student

dents will

back

and

body,

front the academic

help bring

a

of the

to talk and

much broader

problems

education to

to know

our

insight

which these

wl

system. The

stu

community. Meetings such

important, the teacher will Robinson Hindel

some

personalized

actually get

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just

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as

the teacher and what Is

actually get

to

more

know the student.

Who Are We? am keenly interested in general and the college student particular. My area of study Is Child Development and Family Relations. It is difficult to say which of the many problems facing man today is the most crucial. Maybe it is the problem of survival,

I

in

poverty

the inner city,

in

nations without

how to resolve conflicts between

or

to

resorting

war.

For the student it may be the

grimness of contemporary life, the uncertainty of more

ever,

I think the most

has to discover who

us a

relevant curriculum and

understanding

better

need to know who

plans

that

we

make

we

or

concerned

more

pressing problem we

of

are.

1

am

tomorrow,

a

How

faculty.

is the need each of

concerned with gaining as they do. The

why people behave

is fundamental to all decisions and

are

that

participate effectively

to

a

we

consider

making. If

In this civilization of

we

ours,

are

going

we

must

understand the behavior of ourselves and others. In my classes we

If

focus we

on

can

position

mature

to act

insecurity, and is

no

denying

to

we

are

in

a

realistically with much less fear, anxiet/ and live happier and more productive lives. There

more

that this task is

Linda Blood

Child

behavior, its purposes, origins and continuity.

understand ourselves and others better,

Development

a

difficult

one.

"Utilization of Available Resources University

underlying

students

causes

be satisfied with

and

of the

a

faculty

seek

must

problems

before

for

deeply

rather than

us

coincidence of unfortunate but

transitory

Gradually,

over

the past decade

expanded

new

a

con

cept of government has grown: A central government which promote

a

our

level of economic

high

recessions but also tion

for the ameliora

responsibilities

assume

and abolish

growth

abolishment of most of the pressing social ills of

or

least

at

balances,

urban

housing shortage,

im

blight, transportation

deficiencies, poor education, ill health, and of

pilot

racial

projects attacking poverty, hunger, pollution,

problems

of old age

overpopulation.

These social

problems for the

but the concept that

they

can

most

part

are

not

new.

and must be dealt with

by

the Federal Government is novel. Oftentimes this results

campaign promises by politicians which

Far too many individuals have

that is needed to solve these We all look forward to

sharp

erroneously

problems

an

is

assumed that all

huge expenditures.

end of the Vietnam War and

enlarge

our

by

the

long

a

are

public

over

In

list of social programs.

Federal program requires

from the private to the tations of citizens

for

military expenditures. The hopes

reduction in

the minds of advocates of

set

unreal and

Dividends has already been spent tenfold

Peace

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are

possible practical performance.

the scope of any

beyond

a

sector.

shifting

of

resources

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fundamental and very often

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are

off

of government monetary and fiscal

measure

policies. A careful tures

must

analysis

and valuation of

be made.

priorities and does

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programs.

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justify

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confidence In

create

patience as

a

are

hedge

essential, to

we

no

longer

postpone solving

understanding of the essential priorities of available our

resources

American dream of

society. Marvin Pitterman

society.

The Federal Government has commenced

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only

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events.

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awareness

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university's obligation

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philosophy

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logical

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problems, attitudes,

and

aspirations.

way for the nations of the world

to

prtoritles and balance their national economic

with the individual

or

human needs. It is the

world peace.

Theodore A. Suddard Director for International

Student Affairs

a

give all Individuals

of students between various countries is

ing of each other's is the

high priority Initially

is still valid. International

the freedom to make the greatest

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educational and technical aid programs will make

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abroad.

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basic commodities available to

benefits

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knowing

Words

relation.

dialogical

peren-niali'sm, progresslvism, ism

the

experience, reflective thinking and edu

science and nature,

and

learning,

understanding of

and devine illumination, of human

cation,

with

and the existential. Then

speculative,

normative,

ex

methodolog

options for educational philosophy dealing

analytic,

estrange

knowledge

with the

play

intellectual

on

social

values and the

love to

plosion. Brainy professors

topics.

exploring topics

compartmentallzation.

spiritual anxiety

ment,

And authors

staggering.

the spirit of modern American culture,

on

have

terms

quantity. The output

a

many controversial

on

can

great

today

deep today.

runs

philosophical

like

reconstructionlsm and essential-

professors

of education

dealing

postures and the educational aims of this

society. We could cite many other of fields that

we

In

topics

a

have not mentioned.

and think at this time

on

very wide range

But let

the progress that

we

us

pause

have made.

We should bear in mind the Platonic concept that education is

supposed

to

bring

We talk about

an

out the best in

of "primitive" cultures,

reflecting

and "cannibalistic" nature. Yet

spectacle of human hate that

Ji

i

man.

Has this been so?

educated society and belittle

we

on

fall to

runs

people

their "heathen" ways

like

see

an

the

haunting

uncontrollable

cancer

which bites and eats Its way

mind. It

digs deep,

deep

so

taminates the innocent we

are

four-year

old. But

educated society and yet

an

modern man's

through

that this disastrous we

we

plague

con

contend that

have to do

a

life-time of research to find meaning of the word LOVE,

especially black

a

to man

it to the

apply

"now"

beaten to death

was

generation. Recently

by

a

group

of

over

three hundred "hell" drivers while thousands of the "now" group looked

on.

An educated times when

are

to

a

And he

Russia for

maturely.

have to become surgeons

we

sexes.

significant

producing

There

overnight

Even the word SEX which carries

simple meaning has

has lost its proper

act

been battered, distorted and

to

a

extent.

great

We blame

materialistic "robots" among her peo

ple.

But the trains, buses and

our

materialistic

dispositions.

highways

We

are

are

exit in

a

a

machanistic

society and

who wants to take

of Nuclear

explosives

population.

A full scale

hour

can

we

hand

right

a

four-lane street In New York when he Is in the

destroy half

destroy

can

one

with the Soviets within

war

ton

one-third of the world's one

of America. Five other countries also

possess tons of this "Killer."

advanced?

us

summarize. How educated, how civilized, how

Only

when the faith meets hard facts of racial

juvenile delinquency,

ployment, cated

or

men

come

day instead then

man

pollutions

of

faces

to

policies

emerge.

a

wretched doom.

facts of of

unem

Unless edu

with the issues of the

theorizing abstractly about

Harold Gilles Mahabir &Jucation

do

hostility, of slums,

grips realistically

evidence of

speeding headlong

highly

foreigner

left lane. Scientific advancement has its toll. Just

Now let

beaten for "kicks."

society will think and

differentiate the

somewhat

was

in this materialistic and compare it to

man's nature,

ences" becomes

The word

"average"

aren't average,

Learning self. It is about see

discovering

means

a

professor.

suddenly

child in the Each is

and

I

begin I

me.

people.

can

to

I

see

myself,

Kathy Revens,

myself

I find that the

learning

me.

People

my

a

own

myself

to

one

emotions

development,

begin

I

to understand

little clearer

more

about

own

my

as

I

begin

1 know about

understand others. And when I

go outside of

to

are.

acknowledging

at

laboratory

unique

lost Its meaning.

also involves

people

people. Looking

relate to

me,

has

people Just

about

this child who is

as

a

child who is still growing, and I

a

more

It

specific.

school, another student,

am

me,

to

the

secure

reach them.

'71

Home Economics

Aren't

"People To

only a

Child

me,

an

Development

exciting

way of

learning

way

of

and

learning

a

Intellectually

are

.

but also

people

good

combination of

effect, the scientific theories of

In

develops physically, emotionally, socially,

man

.

relations is not

Family about

with them. It is

theory and field work. how

Average

given personal significance

I

as

see

and this

development taking place. in

Working

the Child

of the total program. It to

apply

portunity

the to

Development provides

as

I understand my

Through

Center is

only

an

people through working

own

as

1

see

a

a

part

opportunity

but also

theory gained from books

learn about

And I take part in this learning and

not

an

op

with them.

child

develop.

growth.

such experience the

phrase

"Individual differ

37

"AT LAST!

Someone Who

Speaks My Language!" I didn't

University of Rhode Island

to the

come

dewy eyed

seventeen filled with

ucation and eager to learn. I

expect

be educated. I

to

education' with unknown

some

to interview

me

one

factory

day

answers

a

was

degree.

I didn't

my 'formal

letter of introduction to

something

always asked

profess

was

whelming feeling of having my

language!

same

and had found

really exciting

no

kinds satis

about all this

to have The Answers either. He

casuist: and he didn't

speaks

else. I walked into

who asked the

man

a

to. What

that he didn't

wasn't

38

a

complete

director who had not had the time

and found

of questions I had

who

a

for

a

ed

unless and until I had gotten my 'union

What I found here

was

to

at

higher

the B.A.

card'

class

came

came

view towards

a

personnel

Illusions about

proselytize.

come

I had

home. At last

an

over

someone

since then I have found several other

language'

my

Perhaps the

tors.

here has been the more

than Its

tion,

more

Truth, out

at

as

only

Library,

than its

more

diverse

notions

a

as

faculty

Kilosophy

well

my

and

experience

University

degrees

,70

Is. It Is

and accredita

community of

a

ways

'speak

administra

of getting

at

an

experience

as

possible.

The

get into it; to cultivate friends as

the student

body,

the union

In books because that is where it's at.

Elizabeth Dn Art

as

of

who

trick is to remain open; to seek

diverse and various

way to do that is to

well

some

Important part of

discovery of what

Knowledge. The

among the as

most

people

even

than Its classes. A university is

with

people

students and

faculty,

Sometimes I find Students

are

of the

university.

foreign

students

find that

I

the university is

only

attempt

even

with the campus

socially

no

myself wondering why the International

indifferent to the non-academic aspects

so

few of

a

community.

my

fellow

themselves

Involve

to

To the vast

majority

degree granting entity,

which has

other purpose except to furnish them with

diplomas.

simply

This attitude of total

a

apathy

is not

unknown to many of

the American students, but I feel that it is

pronounced

more

amongst the foreign students. The

foreign

student is

unfamlliarity

with the Ameri

usually unfamiliar

social structure, and with American

can

leads to

things non-academic

from all

and withdrawal. For this he cannot be blamed.

that he should take the Initiative in starting

in

meeting

foreign

anyone

to

him.

a

shyness

Very often

the fault also lies with the American student.

I feet that often the American student Is

life. This

college

believe

I

relationship.

totally uninterested

As

a

lines of

result

communication remain closed. I feel that this situation is

for both the American and the

unhealthy There is

a

gained from

great deal to be

student.

foreign

a

true association

of the two. Each side .has much to learn from the other.

The

foreign

student's stay would become

and he would obtain can

More than

With

Lonely

Foreigner

more

meaningful,

deeper understanding of the

Ameri

people.

with at least

The

a

how

fifty as

many

familiar?

Hormazd

Naflcy

Iran 1971

countries

many

of

are

represented

on

this campus;

cultures, languages and living styles. these

are

the

American

students

AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. LOTT

Dr.

office hints too much of the cigar for

Lett's

Freudian. If his desk Is books and with

things, let

It indicate the

series of excerpts from

the

in

Psychology

which

psychology more

emphasized

of the Black

a

It

complete

more

the Individual in

is

a

of Social

unfortunate

and the

society

in the future,

really resisting

simple

that older

feeling

used

they

as

to say that the old

people

are

more

resist young

to

people

think

they

open and not

ideas. It is too

are

and

right

they

older to

I

people

hear what

understand It.

have

are

so

that

feeling

a

curious

they

are

enough

or

but

saying

It amounts to the

a

significant

respectful enough

they really

of

number

can't

of

youth

I think we've heard older

tion didn't do such

We have had

Middle class

or

an

a

hot

job.

accept

rejection of the youth. But

more

where

centrating

42

now

on

now

upper class young

prevalent

they

look my genera

people saying

The Ideas

affluent society

to look at themselves. What

Is

doing this.

It's

calling hypocrisy. That

one

thing

they

In any

possible

are

and

we

are

just

for

a

adults

are

too

see

it

to

society

doing something on

saying that well. If the world Is

now

have the time

the kids, so

alizing

the

thought

that If there Is

calling search for Identity

in among the affluent groups

have

an

opportunity

to

spend

our

some

society

time

young

bolting

con

themselves it's like saying that If you have to

themselves

at

how

hypocritical,

can

1 avoid

identity

th::+ I don't want to be like my parents. But.

more

"Who

rejection of parents then the

they

man

people

am

young

I?"

So

people

assuming that

am

are.

Malcom X says that the worst crime that Is the black

1

can

is ration

need models In order to evaluate themselves to

people

find out who

they

saying

else.

when you say that, the next question Is

the black

is to teach

react to you

subhuman, after

might fight

a

as

while you

It. if

If you

come

people

general pervasive negativism, to

what

see

this way. and sometimes amounts to saying how

being

you

new.

number of years.

time with your

is, where the outside world Is

So this then works back

other

then you don't

economically,

luxury of spending

the

when the middle class and upper middle class

Secondly,

start

or

the rejection Is not their saying well I'm better than you be cause

self.

lot of energy to survive

possibilities of

have to turn somewhere else for models. I

should be followed.

Somehow

a

have the

be different from my parents. The search for

space will be devoted to the Initiative here started.

I have the

expend

coverage of the

hoped that

It Is

man.

is

following

professor

psychology department.

that space does not allow for Interview

The

ease.

Interview with the

an

non-

variety of topics he handles

impromptu and spontaneous

an

a

bit too cluHered with papers and

a

to

react

man

are

to

perpetuated

hateful,

as

If you

believe this. Even to

you

on

hate himself. If

with

are

though

disgust and

it's hard for you not to

come

believe It. The attempt to break the white stereotype of

the black person by black

psychological In the

people

battles of civil

ghettos

has become

one

of the major

rights.

where there have been riots, there Is

reservoir of rage and

a

huge

while certain individuals may start the

noting,

it is

once

It's like

triggered off,

a

catharsis

that all

so

the aggression and resentment that has been held back In others can

out.

come

Thus at the Individual level there

bilities. There Is the frustrated Is the

for

general

example,

even

at how angry

It

was

like

suddenly So far

There

was

it became

aggression

were

and

they

black

people.

no

tell there

outside

cathartic

as

are

community

are

angry

leaders. There

no

agitation. But

phenomenon

In Watts,

were

aghast

as

once

for

individuals. When there

the students' of

one

there

people are

so

in

was

no

out.

plot.

going

this

many of them it

me,

to

strong basis of individual

on

an

society

that is increasing

for

I

heightened

start

can

being

awareness

warmth. Even, if I don't like

him,

a

even

and not fall Into the trap that

disagree with

Everybody

is

a

me

real

I'm

significantly

going

human

and

realize this.

say

nicer to concern

person, I'm

even

people with In

going

to

though

he

simply

because he's

disagrees

to hate him.

being. Everybody has

positive potential and they should have confidence to

is

being kind, loving, supportive

interpersonal level. They

to understand him and love

with

aggression

to engage in

a

thing

concern

out of

There is

generaL

try comes

drop

a

there.

one

general

another, at least

terpersonal

individuals

was

being tapped

I would guess that

possi

if I don't

other individuals expressing it and it

one can

two

couldn't go in and stop it.

group of individuals who

a

a

by

leaders in the black

people

see

as

individual rage felt

are

person and there

underemployed

looks like group action. But there is

frustration

certam

in themselves

The

football

Kingston, foe In the

season,

Temple Owls,

initiated

was

the Rams met

as

whose aggressive

offensive and defensive action

Rhody

pulverized

47-3.

Traveling game

at

respectable

a

Providence for the second

to

of the

R.I. met Brown Uni

season,

versity and showed

a

much finer defense.

A lackluster offense led URI to their

ond defeat with

a

final

of 21

much

caused

Homecoming

1 1 ,000 fans

among the

score

sec

to 0.

excitement

present

to watch

the Rams battle U-Maine, but excitement was

enough

not

to win the game.

their first TD of the

season,

Scoring

URI lost to

Nothing worked well for Rl they contested the Catamounts from Vermont, and defeat came 41-14. Although the Bears 35-7. as

a

9

final

score

of U-Mass 21, Rhode Island

resulted from

their meeting with the

Redmen, the Rams showed

potential to

In

this contest.

losing only

^

of their

stay with the powerful Massachusetts

team for the first three

^

more

They managed

in the last

quarters of action,

quarter.

visited URl

Victory a

small

more

as

the Rams met Cortland State.

power. The

college

knocked Cortland by ten

tory

to

of

quarterbacking

Bob Ehrhardt, backed

by

sopho

defensive line,

good

a

13-3. With this vic

points:

inspire them, the Rams then upset Yankee Con

ference foe. New

Hampshire.

victories

enough help

not

were

14-6. The two

for Rl

previous

the Boston University Terriers. Ranked number New

England,

and

number two

Football, the Terriers

given

were

Eastern

In

good

a

faced

they

as

one

In

Division

battle

by

the Rams, who lost to Boston 27-13. The final game of the football

season

took

place

in

Kingston against the

Huskies from U-Conn who handed the Rams their final defeat via

a

superior ground attack. Final

The football to all those

who

the

were

involved, and

definitely to

a

score

25-15.

disappointment

the Rhode Island faithful more

spectacular

on

The final record of 2-7 does not reflect

improvement shown by the Rams within the

last five games. itself next year

Perhaps as

Bob Ehrhardt and new

was

hoping for something

gridiron.

any of the

season

this

improvement

will manifest

members of the freshman team join crew.

head coach Jack

Also joining the

Gregory

who

Good luck to next year's "new" Rams!

\

squad

replaces

will be

Jack

Zilly.

Cross The woods

The

sun

are

sets

Country

cold and

early

Around four o'clock

A

as

the last rays of

lonely

man

He Is not

His

day

.

.

is not

Gracefully Arms and

he

mentally

a

physically runner.

moves

through

move

dozen

or so

body

and

and mind.

mentally

to extremes

the hills and woods.

fingers tingle

have

But he is alone, run,

he

heavy.

from the cold.

Some of his companions some

despite great pain.

lungs.

numb and

arms are

His

more

are a

legs driving, gasping, straining.

His

The

fireplaces. leave the earth,

alone.

task which tries

country

Forcing himself to

He must

and

warming sunlight

yet done.

The cold air burns his

And

to head home

rooms

alone, for there

He must force himself a cross

living

but he Is

.

Ahead of him lies

He is

chill in the wind.

appears.

physically

With him

a

people begin

For the warmth of their And

in November.

damp

and there is

with him.

are

dropped

behind.

really alone,

for

and suffer, and runs

the

And he Is alone.

John Marchant '70

more

no one can

help

run some more.

he suffers.

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This year's track team had many individual

(even though

It did

not have

a

bright spots

good record). The

team

would have been much better had there not been losses of

individuals in the

key

beginning

of the

especially

season,

Pete Willens. Some of the standouts the

In

more

Wayne Findeisen.

were

pole vault. Dick Narcessian.

hammer throw, John Cosenza in the

jump and Bob Bolderson set

in the

the URI record in the

pole

javelin.

a

long jump

a

Narcessian

Champion, IC4A and mer

throw. He is in June.

pionships Dale

Cerveney

in

the

is

a

New

Yankee

defending

the

triple

already

vault of 15 feet

2 inches. He has set many other records and has

future.

In

and

Findeisen has

vault with

sopho

a

junior

England Champion

bright

a

Conference in the ham

top contender for the NCAA Cham

Other winners for Rl in the year the

high jump

were

and Peter Hess in the

sprints. This

year's freshman

sprinters

and distance

team

runners.

was

undefeated with good

Some of the standouts

Smith and Broderick in the sprints. B.

Hickey

and Bessette and Keaney In the distance

in

the

runs.

With the return of Wllhens and the rest of this team

wer..

javellr

year's

and most of the freshman team moving up, next year

looks very

good.

il

\J

Soccer

Baseball

f ^ \

Tennis "Tennis Team

Captures Yankee Conference"

This year's tennis team ended undefeated In six matches,

Championship.

a successful season by remaining capturing the Yankee Conference

Students Irwin Shorr. Tom Sherman. Bill Nesbit

and Tad Connerton. undefeated set

a

precedent by beating

players throughout

the year,

Brown 6-3.

Team members included: F. Brown. I. Shorr, P.

Rapaleye.

T.

Sherman. A. Yorsinoff. T. Connerton and B. Nesbitt. Next

ward to

year's a

good

team will lose 5 season.

of its t^st

players

but look for

Golf The Golf team had new

ished with 7 wins and

they they

a

very successful

season

under their

coach, James Irwin. In the dual matches the

team fin

losses. In the Yankee conference

no

finished third and in the

New

England Conference

finished tenth.

In both Conference finals the team's total strokes

scored not like the dual matches which

by

hole. Thus the

tenth

reason

why

were

were

scored hole

the team finished third and

place.

The Golf team members

were:

Charly

Korbaski

Ed Ellis,

Wayne Spencer, Charly

(No. 2), George

Robert

Preir

Fanmany (No. I).

(No. 3),

Silvestio.

Mark Batista,

of

return

70's basketball

opening of

the

Optimism marked URI, with the Phil

Hickson, former freshman

and

Dwight Tolliver.

at

season

John Fultz and Claude

players

English.

member, Nate Adger,

team

transfers from other schools

the

joined

Rams to add extra power to the team. In the first game of

the year, the Rams

high

was

their first

tempted. Following and

defeated 70-68.

was

107 to 72. John Fultz

destroyed Bridgeport

and the Rams scored

scorer

home to

Final

of the contest

Confererice game followed

the Rams traveled to U. Mass.

as

Redmen

during

score

Rhode Island then tied the

to 68.

the final 8 seconds of the contest and

won

in

77 to 73. Back at home with St. Peter's URI

play.

overtime

71

leading

were

play, the

1 :05 minutes left to

A close game ensued and with

59% of their attempts from the field and defeated the Claude English strong opposition shown by the St. Peter's team. made

high

was

scorer

points. Final

made him

high

Island made

Fordham_ University. scorer

for

up

feated

played

Brown

game. Final

In

High

Hamp

Phil Hock-

was

the floor

to

chanted "Row,

to

causing players

row

row.

Rhody

concerned, the

was

because St. John's

they bombed

and slide

slip

As far

following day.

as

game did not have to be resumed

superiority showed through

the next

85-67. The Rams then faced

URI

mood

cheery

a

your boat ..." until the officials de

cided to postpone the game until the

matched opponent in American

day

as

equally

an

the

University. Outrebounding

opposition 58-50. Rhode Island shot from the floor win 86-76. John Fultz

with 14 points. The Rams continued action and traveled Uni a 6-2 record. Meeting with Tulane south after

the

was

high

total of 3 1 points. The next game livered defeat both in terms of in

injuries

of the

to Claude

season

again

was

scorer

48%

at

to

a

victory

by

ten

Boston

losing

a

again, with

once

against

score

The

English, co-captain.

shire lost to the Rams

de

(96-79|,

and

eighteenth

game

University of

as

New Hamp Following this.

77-67.

points,

URI riled Maine 98 to 71. A return contest

lish

they

as

become

to

points

defeated 83

were

high

to

against U.

Mass.

Shooting only

40% Rhode Island received their second defeat members of 80-64.

Rhody high

a

Vermont

to be

proved

for the game,

totaling

24

of

more

defeated the Catamounts, 94-71.

scorer

In

score:

a success as

Tolliver

Dwight

to

row

a

much underrated St. Anslem's team. Final

Meeting with

Eng

Fultz scored 33

74. John

for the game.

scorer

a

College

did not go well for the Rams who felt the loss of Claude

de

deliberately

a

scorer

Rhode

Rhody

season

University

59-55.

score:

New

came

points

again.

by blasting

losses

game of the

eighth

rival,

interstate

70-60. Tolllver's 19

for that game. Back home

previous

100-54. In the

shire

33 of URI's final 122

garnering

122-94. The team's second defeat

score:

hands of

at the

for the game,

dripped

under the St. John's basket. The crowd in

season.

important Yankee

98-65. An

was

crowd of 4100

a

win of the

fans, URl demolished Maine for their second score

met Manhattan

victory, Rhody

Coming

of baskets at

55%

on

rain

was

points. Returning from

Vermont, the Rams faced the strong Providence

Friars.

College

son

compiling

versity. Rhode Island failed to tie minutes of

play

handed down

a

England. Again,

Rhody prevailed a

against Miami. Returning

scorer

Holy Cross,

tie

a

score

forced

loss for URI won

tempted. Dwight

as

points. URI assumed

another Interstate

was

an

what

was

postponed

as

as

55% of

scorer

underdog position

as

English dominated on

the

met with

developed

Rhody

hosted

in the roof

scoring with

their homecourt 93-85. In

a

history

powerful

points. Final

high

was

score:

scorer

68. Another

Rhody

a

series of

a

frustrating slow-down

for the game with

a

Ram

victory

as

as

injuries

they

were

game.

total ot 12

a

35 to 32 In favor of Connecticut.

Canlsus, 3,000 fans watched

Shooting 44%

Vermont with

they

"Chopper"

in

Despite

to fans

points made

the U. Conn team,

plagued

able to defeat URI

still

URI

Hosting

won

victory ended the final game of the

from the floor Rl defeated Brown

68-66. John Fultz

the baskets at

against

scorer

(known

78 to

season.

University

score

Rhody defeated

season

the first basketball game In

due to rain,

team. A leak

high

Rhody pinned PC

perhaps

ended the next

rival. Providence College. The Rams out-

rebounded PC and Claude

points

into overtime

in the final minutes. Final

the Rams made

Tolliver

play

U. Connecticut defeated

77-74. In the thirteenth game of the

Vermont 78 to 66

the number I team

play

88-87. Overtime

to

high

of Ron Louder,

for the contest.

him

in the Yankee Conference

32

URI upset PC 81-74. John Fultz's 26

and suspensions which

game, this time with

17

"Chopper")

performance

second defeat to URI. 105-95. John Fulti's 35

Rhode Island, the Rams faced

and

in the final

score

the

and lost 80-78. In the following game, Miami

points made him high

In New

close

a

Sparked by

to be

St. John's

of Keany gymnasium and

15

was

again the high

scorer

of the game with

points. The

Rams obtained their

best overall

record in

5

years

with 16 wins and 10 losses, swept the State Series 4 to 0, and

defeated Providence

College

(the first

happened

English were

a

time this has

in 18

major disappointment

future Rams to on

an

overcome even

to the team. A

year's

same

years.) Injury

and the loss of the Yankee Conference

team and the return of this

perform

twice within the

season,

to Claude

Championship good

freshman

team members may

the loss of Fultz and

greater level In the

seasons

help

English, to

come.

and

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and sit back

for

ditty

time is here!

Alice has arrived and her restaurant is OPEN

the carpet of life and

on

it

with

was

one

came

a

piano

slender vocalist

together

So Kingston and

a

few of its

inhabitants A hat tossed

on

sound

The end a

spread

guitar,

a

stopped

came

came

forth.

too

soon

look up at tlie

and

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and listened.

stage and the

groovy

with

sky

feeling

so was

Arlo Dec. 5. 1 969

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.

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Sorority

Bids

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Sorority Side Is it indeed

possible

to

become

member of

a

sorority

a

and still retain those components of your

thoughts, attitudes,

and activities that make you unique

an

course, a

each person is

an

individual in the

individual? Of sense

separate entity, different from all others. I

to the connotation of the word

having

conviction in one's

age fo stand

have

own

individuality,

am

which

Just arrived

on

campus have been bombarded

one

sorority

as

having

people

they

to think and act alike.

generalizations to

cour

by opin

all the beauties, on

an

im

label and then shove the faceless robots of Greek

advocators into tiny cublcals. Here

come

means

beliefs and Ideals and

another all the leaders, etc. It Is easy to stick

some

referring

apart if the situation warrants it. Women who

ions that indicate

personal

that he is

of this sort lead any

are

expected by

Is it any wonder that

intelligent

female to

the conclusion that If you want to be

yourself,

you must steer clear of the Greek A

Is

sorority

In

experience

group, there

heterogenous ents

an

and interests. A

members with

are

is

woman

express her views and

use

system.

community living. As

her

area

found in

a

sorority

with other young

women.

ideas other than one's

perience

ia

This,

own

compatability,

in

a

as

to

area

in any

personal

ac

may be from one's

physical living arrangement

learns to

one

sorority,

develop pride

of interest. In the a

in whatever

potential

complishments, however different they own

tal

hopefully encouraged

she feels deserves her energy. Within circle of friends, there will

In any

divergent

accept and cooperate

In turn, teaches tolerance of

and becomes necessary

valuable

a

ingredient

In

ex

com-

munity living. The Greek system

Conformity,

or

lack

has been

charged

of individual

with

identity,

conformity.

must

be dis-

from group efforts. Does group effort stifle the

tlngulshed

creative Initiative of

member of that

a

fort is the result of individuals talents to obtain

their

resources

It does not

and

the loss

mean

the coordination of many ideas and

identity, but rather

of

goal.

certain

a

A group ef

group?

pooling

talents. The result of cooperative efforts is richer because each

individual

there

are

is not

contributes and works

leaders and followers In

is

women, it

and become The

lives

relatively a

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They

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women,

all unique; not

promising their Ideals.

Hinckley

large

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so

or

a

functioning number of

background

seen

It

happen.

or

the friends that that

set of

about sororities

the blazer

pliable

own

dormitory?

generalizations

the

or

one

they

trophies.

finds there.

become

clay

system: just flexible enough

look at themselves and strive for

Linda Smith

a

that person you is this Would

not the house

in the hands of the Greek

Leslie

with

behavlorlal pattern within her

sorority Is

essentially

closely

"yes-man."

put before

same

it

so

easy to remain within the

friends whether It be in

stop.

together. Indeed,

sorority. Logically, this

but also essential to any

only feasible,

Institution when

a

Improvement

without

to

com

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Pa.

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Mangles

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play

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the last 24 hours in

basically

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Loman, the father, and

built around flashbacks into his life and those of his the

sons

and wife,

characters who

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Edward L. Frisella Howard Haft Pat Glammarco

Harvey Adelberg Louis Krelzman

Judy

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President: Lincoln A. Di\ Vice President: Dianne Davis

Corresponding Secretary: A. Tousignant Recording Secretary: Nancy Treasurer:

Larry

Oster

Tanner

Member-at-large: Richard Shadolan

"Know It All The

the

remarks concerning the Student Senate

following the

in

given

of

light

serving

are

Student Senator sitting

a

as

on

Affairs CommlHee. Student Government Re

Legislative

organization Committee and the Elections Committee; but most of all

they

given because of

are

a

held for the student

ing body for the

to choose Its govern

really

them

concern

begin

merely the

or

candidates, and if the functions and activities

are

of the Student Senate

really affect them.

the belief Is "NO." resulting

maybe

body

next year. At this time many students

to wonder if the elections

handful who

I out of 6 students.

in

In all too many

consequent voting

cases

turnout of

the candidates and

Unfortunately,

the campus media do little to alter the

slumbering complacency

of

capability

student

a

responsible

body

that has the latent

in

a

to elect most If

position

representation. With this

entire

group's

degenera

in

mind, it Is not too difficult to understand why the Student Senate in

merely

of the

some

an

that surfaced from

"mobocracy"

notably

most

instances became

inflammatory

more

element of the

time to time,

final

as

exams

approached this

last semester.

While H may be

two one,

channels for

of

University

all part of

community. a

Its

a

the most

complete fulfillment.

The first is

self-enlightening

once

governance.

or

one.

a

formal

That is the channel

extra-curricular activities. Like any

entered, the residents pay

Presently

fees and

room

taxes to sup

the taxes that students pay

consist of the Activities and Athletic Taxes of

plus general

spent

are

the

judge

taxpayers' dollar, their

experiences.

entirely dependent

are

endeavors and social conditions and

more

more

Senate. As have

How relevant

upon

by being

It

or

Senate to fall into the hands of As for

accomplishments

be considered few that

are

that

most

come

$53.00

a

school

and board fees.

few to do

a

they

by allowing as

the

readily

mind

to

supporting President

action

nite steps for the student

its

In to

regards

to

light through

body

by the

the most encourag

to appear to be Its

problem

proposed

on

are

a

knowledge

is

primarily

brought

were

was a

Unicameral

proposal

Legislature

composed of faculty

with this

and

was

made

size. However upor\ closer

study

seems

to

proposal

institutionalize undue

faculty

to have toiled under the miscon no

academic community where

fulltlme residents

civic

a

The first

student activities outside the classroom. The Stu

dent Life Committee

and

to be

apparent attempt

an

influence

tion

categories. The

avenues.

university

students alllte. The main

examination of

self-Improvement,

two alternatives

restructuring,

Student Life Committee for

there is

the

regain complete control

to

probably

and its search for

two different

to govern the whole

by

financial burden of acquiring academic

inadequacies

own

to

leading

plus-minus grading system; Initiating defi

of the Student Athletic Tax; and

the taxes that students alone pay Is that which is financed the Activities Tax, that of the extra-curricular

they please.

positive aspect. Those

a

are:

incoming freshman, class; Initiating

ception that there need be

solely

once

of the Student Senate that could

be considered in

abolishment of the

an

is

do it

the Student

Baum to Influence the Board of Trustees to limit the size of

by

learning that

the students

of the '69-'70 academic year, there

highlights can

not

or

do and how

they

become Irrevelant

can

and does

can

University Community.

whether

on

becoming

concerned with who Is elected and

concerned with what

being

elected;

of the

functioning

are

running the Student

the Student Senate

see.

the

though depends

it

running

are

can

to

influenced

are

upon who is

dependent

one

relevancy

affected

However, the channel of

110

to Influence and

right

How student taxes

pri

acquiring knowledge. This occupation has

personal experience

year

a

that of the classroom. The second Is informal, but is

real community,

port

are

academic commurwty, there is still

an

occupation

probably

have the

they

ing of all, the present governing structure's self

The students at the

mary

Insight of experiencing the product of

producing

bloc of 50 to 70 votes from each

a

grouping have been

all of that

not

of

and constructive student initiatives. The

tive effect has been that

resident

contribute to this themselves but also have the added

only

who Is running the Student Senate. How the students' academic

Near the end of the spring semester of each academic year are

the task of the citizens of Rhode Island. But since students not

for the Uni

concern

versity and student body.

elections

Busybodies"

{and

community which

is

difference

only even

a

recognized betweerv

portion of the popula

then

on

a

part-time basis)

basically self-sustaining by

some

form of taxation levied upon permanent residents with

alleged

equity.

as

The other

representing the students

University

worked

proposal, being

Reorganization Committee,

as

a

in

whole. It is

a

realistic

a

a

by the Student Senate

on

constitutes

proposal

Student Government

to

guarantee the

fullest and In the most efficacious

Proceeding

under the belief that

personal development, posal

means

the

in

personal develop

ment to Its

the best educational

with the

relationship

dividual student the opportunity to attain his

Is

manner

possible.

experiencing self-government

possible

to achieve social and

Reorganization Committee's

seeks to insure autonomy for students

through

pro

their Stu

dent Government outside of the classroom where student taxes are

affected and to establish

proportionate student influence

academic and administrative

on

Until such

live

on

sufficient amounts

a

time that all

campus

and all

policy making

faculty,

pay

bodies.

taxes

lish

as

to make the

dependent

University self-supporting

upon the State, any

Government

all-University

an

One of the criticisms

lusionary.

with the

supposedly

more

if students don't comes

time,

same

was

itself

of the

one

a

joke

wonder If

merely

concerned about civic matters. However, their

run

to say that In

complex community

cern

concern

arguments for lowering the voting age Is that students

main are

so

to estab

heard last year

adequately

At the

off-campus community.

attempt

would appear to be de-

constantly

that the Student Senate would not

they

no

more

by other

can

position

to

or

will

responsive

sincere and

own

It be

community responsibly,

own

they

busybodies."

Is shown for their

ball Is in

a

really

are

"know-lt-all

solicited for

administrators and students

equitably determined

not to be

run

a

larger

manner.

more

One must

concerned citizens

If true and

responsible

community, that

concern

or

con

will be

communities. But whoever fumbles the

complain

about how the ball bounces.

in

Robert G. Kreher

The Beacon As

a

newspaper

editorial, and function of the

advertising newspaper

community through

sections. We do

lightly.

We

Ideally

serve

In this

area,

protected as

the

the

right

to

protect

or

biased

community has rights that to

must

be Informed. We have made a

time when both

are

pressures to do

this function in every effort to maintain

locally

news,

not take the

community and individuals from slanted

reporting. be

a

service the

we

and around the country there

from fascist

on

the

have In the final

lieve in not

as

right

to communists

analysis tried

on

the left. We

to articulate what

students alone, but

as

man

we

be

in this decade.

We have invited the communities' response and have often

received and

printed

it.

This, then, is the Beacon, the and

hopefully responsible

Independent,

newspaper of The

student edited

University

Rhode Island.

otherwise. The Beacon's role in the

and vibrant

one.

As the

community has been university,

we

must

an

This

merely to reflect but to lead the community. attempted through clearly designated editorials mentaries.

We

have

been

active

strive we

and

not

have com

amusingly labeled everything

Chuck Colarull; Editor, the Beacon "Some men see things as they are and ask I dream things that never were and say

why. why

not." Kennady 1968

of

Ass't Editors; Bruce

Sports Editor: John Macchani

Daniel, Anne Foster, Joan Zompa, D. Diqui

Ch,ef

Pholographer:

Ed Fn

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The Beacon staff reads the Moustache os Moustache staff reads the Beacon. It ;s this insures that

no

issue

Is

entirelv wasted.

Moustache Moustache is never

a

non-profit organization dedicated

ending struggle for truth, justice,

way. Our purpose is to make the campus

of all the wonderful Improvements

performances of

our

and the

selves

as

being

publication Beacon in

paralleled

and

aware

the fine

with those of Wild West

Bowery Boys, ffowever

the best paper

appears

community

URI

administrators.

Our tac+ics have been

vigilantees

at

to the

and the American

to

shedding light

be on

more

on

a

any issue.

we

campus.

pride The

our

largest

"night light" than

a

Brian Blanchette Oiar Edltc

Greg

Richard Pasllet David htowe

1969-70 "Season of Talent" at the

University

of Rhode Island

CHICAGO SLY & THE FAMILY STONE SANTANA COLD BLOOD THE BAND

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ritual depicting a total eclipse. boy is banished. There is a time large city on New Year's Eve. He is innocent as he tells the unsympathetic crowd an "Orphan in the Storm." The young man in befriended by Potemkin to whom he confides his reason for coming to the city. Orphan intends to find Edgar Allen Rich, who owns the property on which his demolished orphanage stood. By appealing to Rich's heart, he hopes fo convince him to give the orphanage garden as a present. Potemkin takes Orphan fo Richs New Year's Eve party where they meet Angel. They learn that despite her wings, she is o

the death of the

lapse,

opened with

is

sun,

and

a

and the

boy, Orphan cold, hungry, and about his plight as

member of

a

"Somebody"

a

young

enters

a

rock group hired to entertain the guests. In the song reveals her desire for someone who can make

she

her rich and famous while she is still young. PotemVin

devises

a

scheme

that he

will

believes

make

everyone

happy. He tells Angel and Orphan to pretend to fall in love, thus making Rich jealous. Orphan can then give Angel to the old man in return for the garden, and Angel will have someone who can give her what she wants.

Orphan and Angel feels the spart. As Rich

then

decides

Orphan, he will keep He orders

put

agree,

one

their act. and,

on

would expect.

that

instead

of

old

man

proclaim himself

and the

and

turning the

of

course.

Orphan "fight

the

garden

to

boy garden, for the girl, for the garden,

boy struggle.

victor, the old

over

buHdoied.

but the

out of the

him

Rich

Orphan really fall

it and have all fhe flowers and trees

Potemkin to lock

hides. He decides to stay and The

Angel

man

Just

dies

as

in

Rich

is

about to

the young man's

Orphan has his Angel, but they cannot live forever in the garden. They go off together into the real world, as Potemkin says. "In this time of cold and darkness, in this terrifying night, in this seemingly endless winter, let us pray they'll be all right."

Paddy Murphy!!! From out of this I awalcen For I

now

am one

to

of whistey and brew, bring this message to you.

coma

who has lived to know.

The fancies and follies of

everyone's soul.

If you should have a yearn to travel Down the line to tap a barrel Look, look, you hear and then you'll

What wine and

women

did to

(Paddy's girl cries) There, there, lassies don't Don't fret about

me as

see.

me.

you cry,

here I lie.

leave, preacher right; But grant my last wish if you please. Tonight when you're drinking, hold your glass high.

The

And belt

Is

one

it is time to

down in honor of this Theta Chi.

For

the

men

in

oor

fraternity,

tnere

are

no

girl problems

we

provide

thei

Greek Week TrlDelta Sorority dominated Greek Week by winning or placing in almost every event. The sorority was paired with Phi Kappa Psi and Tau

Kappa

first

and

division.

Epsilon Fraternities, respectively in

second

Phi Mu Delta.

which the

placed

Fraternity

Alpha and place. Trl-Delta

Lambda Chi

Phi Gamma Delta tied for third placed first In Greek Week for the second year In a row, Sigma Kappa placed second and Alpha Delta PI third in the sorority division of overall Greek Week.

The

Tricycle

Delta. second

sorority girls went to TriSigma Kappa, and third to Alpha

Race for to

Delta Pi. roller skating contest by Lambda Chi Alpha.

The won

Also

Sing

Included

won

the Pie

in

for fraternities

the contests

was

was

the Greek

by Trl-Delta and Phi Gamma Delta and Eating Contest won by Delta Zeta and

SAE. A

Greek Goddess

Agnello

from Trl-Delta.

pageant

was

won

by Joy

The Greek Games began with a medley race several different events. The Phi Kappa Psi-Tri-Delta team first, followed by the Tri-D-

Involving

Kappa Alpha Theta-Theta Chi teams. game composed of URI offensive and defensive players was held, followed by the Chariot Appearance judging. The TKE-Tri-Delta chariot was first place. Phi Kappa Psi-Tri-D second and Sigma Kappa third. The Chariot Race was won by Phi Mu Delta. Phi Gamma Delta placed second and Phi Kappa Psi third. The final event was the tug of War which was won by Chi Phl-SDT.

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someone

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religious

a

or

not

college

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religion,

become

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particular viewpoint

groups which aim at

mean

are

by

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more

programs

students

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attempt

to

left unattended. Most

are

preserving

a

religiously

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beliefs.

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number of students

than the

of their

one

same

time

formal conversions

masse

rejected religion

various churches in

Kingston.

are

extremely in

today.

religion

other

The current Interest In Zen. the a

sincere search

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for

congregations have

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religion."

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war

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students

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through

face

men

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preaching, programnning and activity

their

preparation, ecology,

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life.

city and racial prejudice.

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campus

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help

ministry

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develop

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sound set

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have formed a

being in

dimension of his life. And

question his prejudices and

of values that will

of

man

ministry, the student has

develop the religious

social Issues of

issues,

problems of

the social

University Chaplains have been deeply

protest, draft counseling, the drug problem, marriage

which offers

supernatural.

preacher about

a

rare

More URI students visit the

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religion and

investigate other religious

regularly worship

upbringing.

particular

a

concerned with heaven and hell than with

the church. Most do however question their

their church while at the

a

have not

University students

ficant moral Issues that

homo

geneous social contact have dissolved.

The

at URI

a

eminently ecumenical.

is

Council for Christian

wide variety of programs

retreats, film programs, and of the programs offered

courses

in

religious

by the chaplains

whole university community.

Ministry

including worship.

are

studies. All open to the

Rev. J. Arrigan

Catholic

Chaplain

"The Ail-American Four years Is

was

time to

long

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having gathered

spend

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place

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impressions of what the whole thing

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passed,

exams

aspira

won or

tions gone unfulfilled. On the contrary, the relevance of four years

of

education

college

be measured

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alone CONTRIBUTION. At URI important

untouched, infrequent

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progress goes unheralded because

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the

listen

to

the desire to

nor

emphasis

place

we

as

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over

the

results from

challenges

such trivialities

on

see.

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persistently pounded

so

of four years. Ignorance to these

course

word

one

are

don't have the patience what URI has

by

challenges

full social

grades,

life and the requirements of the system. Yet

this

through

of revolution,

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of

maze

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non-conformity, drug

practical

expression will always be minds of

men

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idealism was

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to URI

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culture and moral

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me

common

will

probably

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sense

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by

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a

little power

for free

thinking

things engulf

segment of or

right

a

to

by

our

double-talk

political

we

that

change

is

direction

they

so

the

to hear the

perfectly

the students who

as

prac

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growing circle of discontent having correct the wrongs before

us.

way

we

are

how many express cry IRRELEVANT!!

to work within the sys

inability

continues to grow. The Issues

change,

of mutual

way

the leaders and

understanding

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continually

we

surmount?

of life

so

and

too

our

face

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sub-culture

a

that to do

turn

College

to the cold autonomous

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machine, its

anything

but creep

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accept the ageless

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excuse

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slow, evolutionary process. In paranoia with

or

personal commitment,

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consolation

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our

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society applauds.

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reflexes, the

felt very passionate about

never

seemed to be

function of

a

not unlike the dialations one's

dims and

light

not I

responded

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to

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more

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to

came

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excuse

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college

instinct than

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"URI"

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takes

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remember

gluteus

toward certain

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of

our

but

college days

frog,

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up

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have

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game. Thus the word "homer"

brings

to mind

intramural softball game, not the

an

ness

man.

contains

Odysseus. many

we

can't

still recall

our

away from

or

a

In

a

basketball

bit of heroism

exploits

of

a

hazards, despite the limited

by

(read, "distractions"):

the

wayside

others who have

the Infinitesimal chance of their

achieving

amount

of

because of these

potential realize

the heroic

inal here. For this the university bears part of the

or

orig

responsibil

why

of inactivity

versity,

as

characterizing

The university, in preparing

us

for the

borrowed its system. Our culture Is

workaday world,

rigidly

has

structured: work at

accused the uni

deserting the plague

weekend in Kingston. The uni

a

education

our

from the spasm of

activity

and 5 P.M.

textile mill. How

The

can

give

us

disrupts a

respite

university compartmentalizes

grasp the

one

to

shift at the local

seve n-to-th ree

the

were

ostensibly

have endured between 8 A.M.

we

Friday.

it

though

as

it? Or,

waste

microcosm of the business world, thus

a

the continuity of

a

re

campus." Every Friday afternoon

could witness the exodus of students

one

why

so

on

to

opportunity

people

1967, many

"suitcase

a

had in

it

stands

now

it?

not waste

versity of being

of education

totality

human experience when he follows such

as

a

structured

rigidly

a

format?

cost.

The Instructor

bring

distortions he often medium

dull

a

teacher; he

(or

Aristotle

or

buy

through

sees

can

the

fascinate

we

have

no

choice but

spite of the Inevitable

in

looking glass. Through us,

an

the

engrossing subject

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either stoke

can

presentation of never

interpretation

figure

sleep.

to

us

ideas of Lincoln

or

the deceased back to life;

the medium's

to trust

put

words

aspect except

the student

to

other dead person. Even the most competent medium

or some

cannot

In every

seance.

a

(or medium} lectures

client), delivering the

a

Insurance

or

But

subject.

stifle

our

our

curiosity by his

tuition

payments could

against boredom; the risk Is much

too

high. If

compartmentallzation destroys

then the

grading system

getting

an

owes

education

and the system of

credit should be indicted

grading system

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as

A in two different

Is

an

A in

Psychology

or

7

as

Shakespeare?

courses

to

can

now

we

crime. The

same

courses.

intellectually gratifying We

URI,

academic

the assumption that

carries the

prestige,

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an

A In

eliminate the need for

grading system by Infusing flexibility Right

here at

awarding

accessories to the

longevity

regardless of the relative difficulty of the Chaucer

ity.

have the

we

cuperate from last night's bacchanal, should I say,

much

For the intellectual route to great

traffic. Most students fall

hazards

but

happened

at the

greater

from "role-

still describe them?

we

dormitory,

a

on

sociology professor's witty

cutting

people,

while

met

we

maximum from his ulna. We

tell his

feelings

highlights

of discussions

Verdi, with that of

or

personalities

remember well the

we

at the tenth reunion

longer distinguish "roleplaylng"

can no

remarks. We

The

the

ease

about various

conversations

basis:

Formal education resembles

Imagine with

of which Is

one

of rest still has considerable

for the Sabbath

reverence

practical

more

learning

this campus, yet

concerning Newton

162

firmer,

Monday

means

a

four o'clock class. Our rationalizations

a

Our

days.

to

as

day

days,

seven

religious significance, although decidedly less than the old

intellectual fulfillment

university so

of

two, when

or

for each student.

reality

a

inadequacy

semester

a

everyone

of

periods

Thanks to Genesis.

at otfiers.

days, play

divide the year Into

holier than the other six. The

dissatisfying.

our

In

incen

are

we

In my freshman year,

end In itself, and

an

the status of

not

We

career.

as

relevance to

We of

not

on

restore

acquires reasons

ranging from finding

coctions

Innate

an

practically

reasons

becomes apparent after

point

own.

my

else did, i.e., BECAUSE everyone else did. The

this

often than

Ideal. Education and I

an

system

nervous

more

certain hours of certain

just good friends.

we're

going steady:

of

more

pursuit than

a

discover

to

when

pupils undergo

bored, and

was

Impulse

curiosity made education tive,

I

always of the

equivalent

This cerebral

brightens.

provided signals whenever

It

learning.

mental

some

Into the credit

receive three credits for

passing

most

a

system. courses.

credit for

no

failing.

As

a

math

I have become

major,

of the existence of other "real" numbers:

two and four. These numbers have squares, square roots,

one,

and additive inverses, and three. Unlike the these numbers As

way inferior to

no

all rational.

are

in.

performance

course

a

another person In the minus and

people

will take

class

same

extraordinary

an

A, while

meaningless

a

with

squeaks by

graduation.

because

course

a

give

can

and attain

much closer to

moves

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a

D

D

or

suggest, there

teacher, with anyone

to each student to the discretion of his at least

earning

C receiving the full three credits. Two credits

a

D student, and

a

student, with confidence these

a

maximum of five

pending

or

difficulty,

on

irrational

and not hesitate to reward

hamper

grading system and

university also

The

brilliant

truly

for his

own

pamper him with

nor

inflexible credit system.

an

must widen the

obtain credit. The

men

triumph of

amass

vide

a

fill the

only

well

as

as

squads perform

and

the as

one

credit per

cause

for

and

collegians

of

season

competition,

we

university recognizes the role the brain plays

physical

as

about

psychology,

the shoulder

his

own

pads

awarding academic credit is not

see

re

that

something

stretching

can

learn

a

for

great deal

Importance

competitive society.

playing football,

are

learned

on

the

So In

path

a

library workers, of credit

some

tasks

performing

to

a

example,

university should thus award

aca

to the

indispensible

Resident assistants, mall deliverers,

and others should be able to

proportional

senses

but also social and psy

only financial

to not

for

higher learning. Work,

collegiate community.

entire

the

through

way

"academic" because the world, In

are

enrichment. The

chological

the

earn

an

amount

Involved in their

responsibility

work. A maximum of two work-credits per semester per stu

undergraduate. Thus,

an

a

ten

perhaps student

or

four credits in the credits for

a

summer

as

the cost of

a

semester, twenty-

session, and mixing In ten work-

"working

my way

be made flesh.

University of Rhode Island

The

a

total of 124. Let the words

through college"

twelve overall

save

can

year's education by taking fifteen credits

achieve genuine

can

com-

munality only by increasing simultaneously the independence its members. The students should have

and

interdependence of

the

privileges of working

and

teaching

campus. A student who has earned

with the two

or

semester

French

Master's

degree

the students These at

can

to teach

using

conquer

night, anywhere

a

One

their

faculty

own

sections

remain open

classroom must be

on

courses,

on

weekends

perpetually unpacked;

continuous. He

and

section of, say, first-

does not need

the burden of

meet either

on

or

life,

weekends

all campus

it

will

there

other

not others'. But

should possess the campus, not just walk

on

his

make

are

a

many

Dionysus. "Student power" should own

a

teaching,

weekends, and every group

might keep

might find

a

the first semester of

responsible for keeping

suitcase

on

a

space Is available. Some

classes

Eros

learning

insularity.

can

Holding

more

as

elementary

simply

competently

with the

student-taught

buildings should

teaching

Spanish.

or

language. By dividing

or

well

as

A in

an

permission of the appropriate departments, should get

three credits just for

cisions made for his

the university

its definition of the word "academic"

Written While by David

in

coordination and the

of teamwork and dedication in this

valuable lessons

can

football. Between the kickoff and the final gun.

the soul beneath

they

institution of

an

provides

pro

non-collegians alike. Since athletes, regardless of major, ceive

a

the university: sports

university's coffers, but they also

meeting-ground

common

wherein students

areas

the varsity

on

valuable service to the state events not

Is

sense.

set

de

high QPA Pyrrhic enough.

a

may

some

course,

responsible

more

F

an

department could

The exorbitant cost of education makes the

ing

credits to

six credits obtainable per

above all, neither

destiny, and,

no

or

have benefitted in

too

Let the student be

scholarship.

art

one

from putting In the time. Each

manner

experiences find their

dent should be allowed, and

fore, that the university leave the number of credits awarded

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our

the brain:

to

demic credit to students

"need three credits." A student

they

and

zero

systems here, though,

and credit

consequence, most

a

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are

grading

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aware

include

examples

it clean.

student's education

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was

the

to fit Into the

pendulum

makes

a

an.

time when

football

homecoming,

fantasies

were

Col

games.

to further one's education to be better

place

equipped

In

a

it would be like. Most

freedom. There

more

past with

With this

System.

unforeseen

point the proverbial

pure sciences to

some

status quo. But,

It Is in the

extent,

are

the least troublesome to the

shady

and

unpredictable

liberal arts that the historic and infamous the

as

and

English, Philosophy,

treachery

History major

once

area

of

of such

again takes

hold. The

Is time-honored: to think Is

problem

studies which

are

structured

the

by

the

dangerous. Many

relevant to their

more

professors'. They

lists of facts which bear

want not

much to recite

so

to

significance only

lives and less

own

a

professor's

bl-

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the

ceive its

of

general theory

a

they

course as

Students have

the

as

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their

extended

has been put

examination. If there

as

the

on

comments

no

are

statements,

as

obvious

are

as

they

made quite

are

one

beyond

interests as

carpet for

clearly

of demonstration and dissent.

clear

a

vague

to the

in fact,

Is not

precedented

that the

and

pace,

They

within their

changes

at the

Institutional level most

has been

one

Image should change

to extend the

of Its

availability

large. inside the classroom, there

enough relevancy

go faster.

standably,

at

time outside. Social

enough

change

plans

community

they

students

want to own

is

change

see

a

going

demanding

are

the

they

realize

must affect the

official.

the government.

Popular

university level

importantly,

un

an

that

better life, and under

lifetime. To do this,

mainstay of

at

tradition, but

our

always

the assumption that It would be rational. Student demon

on

strators

see

without

or

the government

as

following

the community is not

issues: but, to better inform the The students

in

are,

its

support. One of the

popular

approaching

only

own

prime

tangent, with purposes

to discuss

community

on

of

important

those issues.

effect, challenging the alleged support

of the Silent Majority.

then, is becoming

The campus,

restrictions;

see.

While

a

focal point for

a

vast

are

order

Is

uneasy

without them.

crying for the freedom to direct their

lives, the central government Is

seeking

law and order.

stu

The

university

seems

uncomfortably caught

in the middle. It

some

still functions to more

established

any

Thus, while students

place the enterprising

young students In the

shock

security of higher

Income

brackets; but, due

to Its educative

for their Impact value.

function. It cannot help but to eradicate a

more

long needed Involvement. The

of

one

dragging the

close

diagnosis,

valid: other,

Nevertheless, the university Image is in is

University,

courses

own

yet has been

dents at least do not like much of what

ing

Free

permanent

more

thinking

are

continue to work in the sys

can

program, the

community

are

social movement. The educated mind Is uneasy with too many

the classroom. The result Is that the Establishment,

entity

accepted

outside.

nothing

therefore

themselves per

fight

importance. Students want to

classroom attitude: there is

an

a

consent

students, notably those in favor of the Free University, want

to

to

with their

as

live In and

they

university with them. If they tem,

Students

though.

about the world

If there is not

surprise that the departments of engineering, and the

no

seriously

jolt. Is the wild card of progress. It Is

technology

University

This image Is temporary,

last four years,

in the

college

stereotypic, idea of what

of wild parties, panty raids,

lege

in the

even

Most students entered

heard there would be

of the

Changing Image

transitory

state; it

RCN

complacency.

On Winter's Eve We left the Revolution. We walked under stars

On We

powdered crystal

gems.

alone

always

were

together.

We know. Jeremiah, breath In false Images. The Red Armies and the White, There Is

no

The blue and the grey. The gold and brown.

The white and the black. The violet

.

The cabin

.

.

around the stove.

warms

Pine and coffee. Man's direction Is not known to him.

The revolutions

Bring The

us nearer

causes are

The results

are

The winter will

the

Valley of Slaughter.

peripheral. man's shame.

bring large

armies

From the north countries: It will

bring the Lord's judgment.

We will

be

soon

caught

As traitors.

But. she is brave: She

gives

strength. judge

me

We cannot

Before the epilogue is written. We now know Barabbas must be freed Over and

over,

For It is written.

We will

fight for Idols, always fought for life. gods call for peace

never

We have

The false

At the expense of enemies.

We

are

radicals.

not

Or reactionaries. We do not

yet understand

our own

love.

We still seek freedom.

Though It be only the freedom to die. The light has gone out. But the moon shines through the window And I It Is

can see

her face.

cold.

The wolves cry. The winter herself Cries

a

shivered yelp. our life.

The cold is As lovers.

We

hope

to

see

But it is

enough

That

live.

RCN

we

the rivers thaw. to say

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the poor

are

privileged. Industry

splendid extravagance of

expense. Their taxes ment is just: and

there

wretched, tumults

The

.

.

are

These

by

summer

at

its

court

as

there is

nothing

is

nothing

to

of Man"

oppressed,

not

rioting

few, because their govern

.

Rights

a

the

is not mortified

1791.

to

render them

engender

riots

and

the

are

that

times

try

men's

souls.

The

soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this

crisis, shrink from the services of their country: but he that stands it of

man

we

esteem too

"Crisis"

and

1776

deserves the love and thanks

now

woman

lightly

.

.

.

What

.

.

.

we

obtain too

cheap,

"Tom Paine" Prithee. Tom Paine, why wilt thou meddling be In Other Business which concerns not thee? For while thereon thy dost extend thy career Thou dost at home neglect thy own affairs. God Save the

King.

Observe the wicked and Malicious Man Projecting all the mischief that he can: When

common

Policy

will not

prevail

He'll rather venture Soul and all than fail. Poor Tom Paine! There he lies:

Nobody laughs

and

Where he has gone Nobody knows and

nobody or

cries.

how he fares

nobody

cares.

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National S.D.S.

Secretary

Mark Rudd. surrounded

by several S.D.S. companions doubling

body

as

words of violence and revolution

guards, brought to URI.

has

"S.D.S. This

the this

only

everywhere.

seen

people war

He

simple

one

is not

war

It is

message,

said

in Viet Nam, but it a

war

Rudd. can

be

between the US and

of the world and

have to

we

bring

home."

explained that the

and has

already

U.S.

is

losing

has decided to take sides with the world and to

the

war

lost the Vietnam conflict. S.D.S.

fight

White

Imperialist

people

of the

America with

violence.

"People pigs,"

will

come

said Rudd,

ready

to

describing

fight

the

and beat the

Chicago

demon

strations.

The Summer Patriot

"In

Chicago

freedom for all

will present demands supporting G.I. rebellions. political prisoners, abandonment of Vietnam, and perpetrated throughout the world by the

we

response to the violence

U.S."

"I wish that non-violence could make

a

revolution, but It can't."

U.S.

Representative

Adam

Clayton Powell,

his dismissal from the House of

by

the

country's

near

ment

Warning

Supreme Court, painted

dismal

picture for the

that the nation Is headed toward revolution, he

become involved

Going along

to

now.

"get

Into

politics

there will be

no

their necks to

choice

at

the polls In 1972.

rescue

praised

"his" Black Panthers

the United States.

Powell said that the Panthers should not be feared, not advocate violence.

profess

urged

NOW!" Unless students

with his condemnation of the Nixon administration

and overall government operation, he

risking

a

for

nationally

and his reinstate

future.

his young audience

for

noted

Representatives

non-violence.

as

they

He added, however, that neither do

do

they

"after we've turned the other to kick the hell

cheek. It's time out of 'em."

rprejudlced. We would like

to

know the

FREE m panther; END ALL

POUIICAL

*-

RftCIA

0PPRES8I0I "Conventional protest Is not the time we're in. because the government does not to conventional

yield

protest for they have become

used to it."

"The

Chicago

7 trial

was

but another

ample of the government trying

ex

to suppress

those that threatened Its position; the trial's

significance to

yield

philosophy "The

was

an

or

judge

the defendants' decisions not

inch

life

on

courtroom

style,

political

decorum."

would not listen; the

judge

was

afraid to listen."

"The result of the zation of the

Chicago

people

and

a

7

was a

radicall-

realization that

the government will stoop to any level to kill, Inhibit

or

destroy

anyone who It fears."

William Kunstler

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Prophet

"Are you

Catholic Priest?" "Yes.

a

the trouble with the Church Is? ..."

Wars

will

we

always

was an

longer.

have. What you should do is

preach

made to

me

while

observer at the Peace March to

Newport

on

April

problems of

political rather than moral

in

society

morality

were

This insistence to state the

16.

heart of the continued dissent

which It is often misunderstood

.

present

our

strikes

terms

campus and the

on

.

interested

any

morals to those kids." These remarks

.

Do you know what

(I'm always

that question!) "It doesn't preach

in

I

"

the

at

manner

in

by those outside the Ivy

Walls. I believe the recent dissent

springs from the moral criti

cism because It revolves around three values:

and freedom. In Its search for truth the

be subverted to protect the

training ground for future

a

is

being perpetrated? Finally big that

so

can

attempt

an

comes

it

ignore

a

feel

an

freedom. When crush

zone

nor

all seek

Secondly,

some

or even

build

to

rehabilitative center

a

citizens.

just society, but what happens if

cannot

of the societal "bene

ideologies

factors." The university is not

truth, justice

university

a

unjust order a

nation

is

individual there

an

of freedom around the

person.

These issues cannot be handled

level. The

political

in

our

their outlet, but Is

provide

ignore the people

To

the

on

purely political

democratic society

will

hopefully

of their formulation.

incapable

in this process of formulation Is to

contribute to further alienation. This is said not to belittle our

political leaders

point

or

democratic structure but

out the existence of

political

is normative not functional.

or

moral

religion

is

was

point made is

a

particular point

"Gott mit uns"

As the

popular

on

right

and used

simply captured

to canonize

Simply

Intervenes not to make

philosophy

determine If the

by

stated a

religion

point but

to

wrong. Otherwise

or

the

of view. The

public

debate

epitome of this

the German soldier's belt buckle.

song says: "With God

this is not exclusive

to

religion and/or moral

these limits In the formulation, process

philosophy

merely

limits. In the setting of

to the

Germans.

on

Our Side"

Keeping the

and

above in

mind. I would like to turn to the recent events at URI and share with you

some

personal

scudding attitude

when

they

bodia?" not

was

reflected in

of the students. The New

in the warm,

way.

were

they

spring

honestly

were

sun

was

asked. Information

regarding

All the students

on

the

in

name

or

tags. The values challenged

there

was

Cam

now

Kent State

Ohio reached

quadrangle

Many

away.

ten years old. It still Is. "And

ed. Conservative, moderate, liberal,

less

eons

scared. Vietnam

complete. But the bullets fired

were

were

the

was

long

wound

visibly

were

radical,

a

sense

unifying

factor. Truth! The strike

was

called not against education but

for truth: to force the university and the nation to sider the

reflections.

The cold, gray, unsettledness of May 4 the somber,

port March

students I talked to

recent

events

seriously

and

films, discussions both formal and Informal I know many students and

professors

corv

openly. Seminars, were

who spent

planned.

more

time

in

seminars

during

and

discussions than

normal school

a

for not

nothing (I.e.:

home

went

is

ever

would

have

for

doing

professor

a

pay

teaching)?"

professors sought the students

they

day. "Why

false question If the

a

truth with their students. And not all to the

or

dismiss all students with

beach.

"They

People

who

don't know what

blandly

they

are

talking about,"

had better be familiar with the Constitution

and the Bill of

Rights,

Justice! The

Cambodia

campus

was

only

were

and

was

strike which would

on

which

have

I

the

was

willingness

on

educational advancement to

unpatriotic

to half mast

flag

Is up

debated

Of

or

example,

a

seriously reached

was

here

Otherwise

why

of the

lowering an

deep-seated

wards of the state. If the

flag

peace Is

fear that

nobody

not exist

was

listening

citizens but

as

In

they stayed

line,

shooting; If they stepped

speak

was

a

vinced somebody, but that

as

us

and

ness

being

a

university

particular

a

not

In

peace.

as

Interested

to say that all

enough

advantage

was

in

case

a

the

was

of the

The indefinite

Impossible.

Some took

point.

simple

belief that

Peace is not

produced

a

of

a

person.

com

Peace Is the way of

with others. It excludes fear, a

peace.

we are

mistrust

word acceptance of the other

total agreement. Just

efforts to make

the other. Rather

see

of the

Some took

disturbing

completeness

necessarily our

role

prophetic

my

the Hebrew Shalom Indicates, Is whole

as

self-person

accept each other,

Hopefully

they

as

would end

out of line

they

It has

I fear

acceptance. we

seeing people

are

as

refusing

to

problems

to

was

somebody

not that

they

as a

of God must either leave the world

misunderstanding.

long a

chaplain

role to fulfill for all; before the

I have

preach

nine year old niece

came

make all

a

over.

as

friend

men

"Come,

shoot the Cambodians!" "Wars said. One In

war.

thing

an

we

Is certain, another

A strike is not

born of

hidden, I

a

final

anguished

said.

daddy, will

his

My little

a

and

see

awhile

them

always have,"

generation

answer,

cry and

man

Into the kitchen

running

ago and cried to her father.

a

or

morals anymore the

con

listened.

it all has been

is not

to the young

com

nation. Fear, mistrust, anger all Issued How

dialogue

begin

brothers."

the sustaining memory of the week of May 4th

people

listen. The

to

just begun. This applies

the old. Gandhi wrote: "He who would be

manifestation of their desire to

do not know. But it surfaced. As tive

or

disposal

be naive

good.

and abuse of the other. In

was

from

of

others.

or

one

most

modity. Peace,

to

quasi

will be the realization of the breakdown in communication among

validity

were

public

central to the strikers. There

communicate. The greatest reward

me

these

me

made. A strike won't make peace; withdrawal of

We don't

For

judgments

that

was

troops won't make

sym

worry about whether

would be shot at. 1 feel their interest to go into the munities to

out to

traitor.

a

the debate. And I must be

tool at the

a

shut down of the

well

doing

worse

be solved, obstacles to be removed. We must first was

them, that they really did

up

selling

as

rebel,

the

on

over

Others talked of the

ego-trips. The

to a

decision. With

down at all?

The value of freedom existed

some

a

expression of

an

represent?" To

judgement

must stand

happened

situation.

expression of

which the

In

always

by

being

as

political

within the framework of

me

But neither should

that

justice. To call all strikers

people

capture

parties be they students

more

by

Importance

Its ideals. The

way of

by

was,

to

debate. The moral action

hap

the part of many to sacrifice

serve

for America and Its

bolically participates. the

was

dismissed

was

"Don't you realize what you

attempts

4th strike over a

by

licentious Is to misunderstand their love of

or

country and their quest for

concern

could have

eventually

reservations.

ado, 1

bunch of rabble-rousers:

priest becomes

the education of others. That

disrupt

out further a

peaceful protest

the

to

served

not

Weekend. The

Spring

and

U.S. Involve

whether justice could be served

al! concerned. A compromise

though,

flag

a

judged valid the May

free to make those

worse

violence of another sort. And It

about

over

few Isolated Instances of harass

a

probably has,

pertinent Issue

by

opinion,

history!

unique to U.R.I. Special

not

property destruction. But

or

was a

was

recent

more

the conviction that justice Is

violence. There

pened,

of

galvanization

ment In

ment

not to mention

state. I concern

he

Is conceived

but I believe this

one

hurt conscience.

norma

university and the

(Rev.)

David A. Inman, Ph.D.

Catholic Center, U.R.I.

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national student strike. Three demands

of

political

the

government end

U.S.

release all

and

dissenters

that the U.S. government

with the

complicity

other such programs

Memorial Union to nonviolent strike In

ratify

support of them. A

beginning

Student Strike On

Thursday night, April

students met

a

the

Peace

In

war.

telephone

headquarters

30, in response to President Nixon's

of the invasion of Cambodia, to

decide how

Within

call in

an

was

to

hour after the invasion made to

a

deal with this

group of URl new

was

escalation

announced,

National Student Association

Washington urging

that the organization call

against the

night,

committee

action and

Tuesday. May to be

ling

in

vanguard

calling

for

action, and non-violence, rep

mass

for

on

Sunday afternoon

striking

students.

On

to form

Sunday

the student senate met and endorsed the strike

two-day

a

after

and repression.

realizing the need for

coordinating

editorial

an

in the

were

war

special Friday

following Monday. The University

the

resentative student leaders met a

announcement

on

on

action

repression.

the three demands, and called for

of Rhode Island students mass

the Immediate end to

by

500 students rallied in front of the

over

Issue of the BEACON carried

noon

that the University end

(3)

to foster and maintain

designed

Friday morning,

student strike

systematic repression

political prisoners; [2]

ROTC, counterlnsurgency research, and all

defense research,

On

machine

war

formulated:

were

its escalation of the Vietnam

cease

War into Cambodia and Laos; and its

its

provided

for

a

as

referendum to be held

a

on

5, to determine whether the strike should continue

endorsed

referendum later

by

the Student Senate

passed by

a

IContlr.ued

wide cn

beyond

margin;

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that date. The

more

ballots

were

,1 \ cast than In any other election

On Asia

Monday. May and

domestic

cessfully by striking

thousand students

Ken

Mills,

professor

they overwhelmingly The

killing

were

set

jammed of

University.

up

problems: the workshops students and

Two

a

held at the

ever

workshops

4.

on

were

sympathetic faculty Edward

philosophy

Southeast run

suc

members.

Auditorium to hear

at Yale

University; there

endorsed the continuation of the strike.

of four students at Kent State

University by National

Guardsmen to many

brought the

of

Issue

white students who had

political repression

never

before felt its

home

Immediacy.

By Tuesday, the strike had spread nationwide, ultimately

including

350

colleges

Students continued

and universities, and 250

exploring the

Issues at

ings. The Strike Committee continued

body

among

groups

for

high

workshops

to act

as

a

schools.

and meet

coordinating

community canvassing, high school

organizing, draft counselling.

Women's Liberation, and Veterans

Against the War. The

faculty

senate

condemn dents

on

political

wishing

Students

to

weekend

to

were

canvass

tion between

graduate

the

were

community

agreed as

stu

upon.

workshops

made to Invite all Rhode Islanders to which

involvement in Indochina, a

history heard the

repression. Options for

and economic

Festival of Life,

University, and

campus

Wednesday support striking students, and

attend class and

mobilized

continued. Plans

the

In

largest political gathering

highly

an

discussions of

Included

examination of the role

a

U.S.

of the

successful experience In communica

parents and students moderated by members of

psychology department,

as

well

exhibits and

as

a

folk

festival.

Developing awareness

and

on

out of the strike

responsibility

sympathetic faculty of

was

a

new

the part of URI students. A

Involvement

at

evolved

among

striking

members. Whether the URI

continues

student Initiative. This is the

will

beginning.

sense

sense

newly

depend

of

political

of community students

and

found

feeling

upon

further

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THE ANTIWAR UNIVERSITY Sib

STRIKE !

Resistance: Peace, It is ance.

disheartening The main

to

see

how

peace flows into resist

easily

for the switch is

reason

growing frustration

a

with the Ineffectiveness of

Else

or

the culture, less Importance should be attached to them. The second

Is

area

of social and

one

reform. It Is here that

political

peaceful demonstration. Though still obstinately non-violent, resistance Indulges in more penetrating

the resistance movement Is most active. Two

and

tion; and, many domestic

directed activity.

Though the far reaching goal Is still world peace, the means are changing in intensity. Working within the system is a fascist pretext for doing nothing. Communication is still a key word, but is more limited In such as, U.S. scope. Topics of campus workshop discussion Imperialism, communism, socialism, and revolution are directed to

bad except

between the accused and the

accuser.

blocks communication. A

point

In

case

Increasing antagonism

Is the trial of the

Chicago

Seven. One worthwhile activity of the student dissenters Is the action program. But, those of

community what

this program proves

bors further frustration. This may be but several strikers have admitted not know what will one

still

some

apathetic snobbery, that, quite frankly, they do

only

in

and beliefs. Resistance

sof difference.

boundaries. While

change

violence is retained far

as

an

is

a

is wanted before violence breaks out,

option, with such

statements

as

only

as

It

It makes

ment

or

line of A

a

no

the communists. The attitude should be

play by Shaw,

high standard

of

our

"friend the

living,

a

as

from

structure

developed political

and

freedom. What most of

without destroying these does remain is the

goal

good.

public

heartily support,

things

over

others,

sonalities. Since

some

more

accepted

general

always favor

much

areas.

some

to meet

effects In mili ever

self-preserva

have lem

and

seems

two

are

forgotten. The

the domestic

on

mostly

however, is the

scene,

the central issue of

it rests with

of, and responsive

aware

though,

of

diversity With

with the

intelligent analysis,

widening

this is

interest in world

to

flexible

a

the needs

does not Include the

responsible

informed and involved

an

Today,

hinges

freedom and government pres

fire in the theatre. It presupposes

Ultimately,

clear

entirely

expression Is essential for

This freedom,

people.

yell

prob

freedom

suppressed Is not

suppression

personal

government which will be

again

once

the unofficial level. Nevertheless, this

on

ervation of it. Freedom of

of its

issues which

recurring

most relevant and Immediate

The extent of this

speech.

(sur

and, louder is the cry for

answers;

people.

poverty

not been

multiplicity no

right

comment.

public

to de

of Issues and

easy decision to make.

affairs,

it Is

the focal point of the movement is the

war.

which is

most

used to express

being

There

termine his

problems. movement

behavior

accepted

per

behaviors vary

arbitrarily

with

change

only

an

Idea

movement. The demand Is made for

in the short

run;

appropriate that

serve

in

change

terms

It takes the initiative to

In

an

Issue

basic to the resist

political autonomy,

life, in the longer.

own

vs.

But, this is

and. the freedom of each individual to de

which the culture is not

the less

thereby hindering

power to the

Racism and

vs.

lies in two

corresponding

con

Russia; both

fear). Failure

circular

game of International

own

We want

prisingly enough).

Resistance seeks

good. And,

is

tion, it finds another front It must meet: the nation Itself

strikers

of very few.

change

in Its

entangled

of the old structure

which remain

must be less social restraint. Norms

patterns

us

improvement

An Indiscriminate tear-down of this country

The nature of the

more

(but

health, all aid the most important function of any society-

and non-strikers alike, is the

(as

tary Incompetence. Another fear. As the government gets

ance

education

self-perpetuating

a

standards also has Its

behind

one

enemy."

flexible), political autonomy, Industry,

personal

technological

cide who to believe.

difference If that enemy Is the Establish

public

well taken. Our society is much

are

falling technologically

in

caught

are

"let

annihilates the enemy. The Idea of peace is to live with the enemy.

comments

Many

to

Violence may effect peace with the enemy, but

of it

awareness

health, higher education, and industry.

It has to."

as

alleged

the

na

with

distribu

unequal

need for socialization of

on

By continually pressing points further hardening of group

and the

dissenting speech

Increase, there is the

of re

intensity, there

as

bit of

a

happen.

area

with Increased

resistance go

are

another increases ties and communication,

gardless of personal attitudes tensifies those

who

Omega sign and clenched fist cannot will happen if, like peaceful demonstration, Ineffective; and. causes our striking neigh

help wondering what

Love for

us

of the

skeptical

problems, dealing predominantly Inequity and

society.

For communication to be effective, the lines must remain open

principle aspects

aggressive and imperialistic

tion of wealth. As both social

cerned about

it tends to increase alienation from the

as

of the

foreign policies

the suppression of

and with clear bias. This in itself is not

particular viewpoints

the

are

ready

resistance Is

or

of its

cause

willing

to

essentially change

spite of that order. If

own

demands and

change: perhaps accept. The

some

peace

in the social order

resistance

persists.

It will

the Interests of the militant mind. Resistance will get

what it pays for

resistance,

not peace.

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205

Alumni

Meeting

Alumnus:

it's

The newspapers said that there

ready

were

those who

flag from being lowered

to defend the

on

the

flag.

of those Now this

on

campus

seems

threat of force. You

to

you

me

appeased

to

a

agreed be

a

to

a

You must understand that

lowering the

surrender under

group and

be faced with another confrontation

worse.

Dr. Baum:

day

of the strike and that you felt that for the fear of the

safety

be

to

going

were

you're going

which did not involve student

a

jority of

to

various

and

Student Senate of the

East Asia. that

On

Wiley

to

of

and

In

federal offices. There

morning

the

assembly

flag pole

who

was

and

going

on

I

finally

that there

has to

was

to

200

passed

a

or

a

things

I

asked

of

Vice

so

were

we

called

was

flag,

over

Monday while

around

collecting by

hte

state and

students

some

concerned and it turned out

defending that

and

it

people a

group

the Student

sur

of

Senate

saying the flag sould be lowered

want

step between these

and what

the

quadrangle and

group

who said

getting

with

President

was

lowering

the

South

In

presented

was

of about 25 to 50

group

resolution

half mast and

and

a

was

rounding the flag pole perhaps

on

the

lowering

then, that morning

was

becoming seriously

were

of hostilities

legal authority

terms

assembly

mass

a

on

se

those killed in South East

immediately

were

for the

Investigate the legal aspects with

to

preceded

our

ma

democrats,

Sunday evening

asking

cessation

check Into what my

the constraints

that

resolution

a

Monday morning

resolution

some

Now the situation and the

the problem. On

was

passed

the end

situation

a

proportion of

broad spectrum

fairly

a

In memory of all

flag

until

Asia

small

or

moderate

are

cover

political subjects.

quence of events

with

dealing

we are

tiny

situation which involved the vast

a

students who

our

republicans

some

little bit later and

but

body

some

a

the

lowered to half mast

flag

little sensitive

two groups and

and I see

was

asked

what I could

do to get the situation under control. We had discussions and I know my I

was

the Rl

legal authority

exploring flag

pointed

It, that I knew I had

to half mast and

so

flag

And at that

to half mast and

point prevented

from getting a

out of

that I did not

agreed

keep the a

hand. On

flag, that

authority

In order to

ties between these two groups I

the R!

out

with respect to the US

US

to

we

would lower

flag

at full mast.

potentially explosive Monday evening

meeting of the Student Senate.

lower

prevent difficul

situation

there

was

I met with the Student

Senate and told them that the legal aspects but that there

explored

their resolution,

of them

one

having

ends in South East Asia which

war

the Student Senate authorized its and Its

son,

ing and

to do with until the

to

come

not

was

new

so

Mr. Robin

the follow

to meet

about how the

understanding

some

acceptable

president,

vice-president, and myself

to

being

were

certain other difficulties with

were

situation would be handled. In the meantime it had been

determined that there Also

action.

was

Monday

on

students at Kent State

ing there

had

happened

killed. Then

were

scheduled

was

apparent legal block to the

no

it

that the

Tuesday

on

four morn

memorial service for the four

a

students. There the

was

meeting of the

a

Senate

Faculty

Student Senate, and the vice

of

committee

president of the

as

president of

attended. At this meeting

ate

executive

Robinson

Mr.

the Student Sen

decided what to do about

we

this situation. It had become clear in my mind that' the issue

really

was

longer

no

the Student Senate,

position and

Its

which

thing

of

capable

going

to

clear that if

but

which

not

only

It is

the

flag

an

or

not

the vast majority of the

be treated in

an

offhand fashion. It became

of

were

our

going

avoid

to

on

it it would

going

wanted to show their

on

in

they

radlcallzatlon of

a

one

to

take

have been the last

concern,

the world

why

and the students could show their of school

whether

was

.

.

.

clear that If the students did not consider

Alumnus: I wai\t to know if the students was

or

moderate students, this action

would have focused upon If It meant

about what

the

spokesmen,

be heard

were

important symbol of the US. they would

have focused

they

perfectly

are

we

we

some

won't do It. We had escalated

we

the appropriate but the desirable

crystal

do

or

requested

to

we

large body

does

going

Student Senate, were

not the

was

this campus

on

look, you've

and

Illegal

not

whether

to

point

a

Is

meeting

say

moderate students and thru their elected

a

or

the elected representatives of 7000

as

have any voice

undergraduates, disregard

to

issue of whether

an

should be lowered to half mast. The issue

flag

by dropping

was

were

so

to them.

concerned

and if the students

not school continued

concern

out of classes

nothing

not

symbol

by dropping

by suffering.

out

The term

strike is commonly used when somebody loses their pay. That

7^

M0

.^

\

/

7

^ W

is

suffering. They have families

to

support. This

students in

to the

presented

you

no

program that

punished them

way

ficant ten

In the meal service of

drop

halls until

dining

approximately

days afterward.

which they shouldn't be punished for giving their opinion but if

they

to do it with my tax

going

are

I don't think you should

going

to class.

Theoretically

not

Not

this semester.

course

give thom

university,

my

student at URI flunked

one

Now

one.

dollar,

and reward them for not

Is this

one

education?

an

This is what I want to know.

I'm

Dr. Baum:

going

was

action taken

an

Senate In consultation with the students of

a

group of

which

But you make

people. like

would

I

to

a

university and which

which takes is the

place during fifty

Is

a

valid

of education which

for

faculty

minutes of

One

was

decidedly

score was

and the other

And that

was

chose to go their

grade

themselves

namely

having

had

a

a

the

of

a

phenomenon

minutes

on

people

remarkably large

May

4.

students

grade

of "D"

and there

quality point think that the

at least two

have to

ques

of

partake

.

.

.

Dr. Baum: In my opinion you make

problems

and

the

United States. Let remember but

long

take you back to

me

of

some

confusion between transient

a

fundamental

range

us

do. Let

States became Involved In the

welfare

of

the

time which you don't

a

suppose that the United

me

civil

Spanish

In the I930's.

war

Either side. You pick the sides. And suppose this had been

highly controversial, unpopular Suppose

as

result of that

a

involvement In the

rid of all these

have felt

things.

a

been.

appropriate because of

not

civil

Spanish

might have

It well

as

decided that ROTC Is not

we

defense research Is

appropriate our

war,

war.

Suppose

had gotten

we

And then how do you suppose

we

would

December 7, 1941.

on

significant

Alumnus: on

and

In

"

1958, when Mr. came

campus,

up before the

"

strike

was

.

I

we

.

.

In peace

and

.

.

.

.

.

and

no

.

.

the

were

rebels

worked with them

talked before them, and I flunked two

we

I stood up for what I demanded

but It

and

faculty,

courses

because

and what I wanted

.

violence

.

.

.

and

we

.

.

.

didn't

.

surprised

me

very

share that surprise.

Dr. Baum: PLEASE,

now

there's

one

thing

I have to say. WHAT

VIOLENCE. You have just used the word violence letters about violence

...

.

.

.

I've had

I want to know WHAT VIOLENCE.

remainder of the term and take

For the first time students found

naturally being counts

scores.

number of students who

have been after for ages,

they

sake of education without

grades. Their grade

the students could have

particular political

are

necessarily

arrangement

some

course

their

on

I must say

number of

a

to worry about

dormitory

This

not

outside the formal classroom

on

in the situation that

4. Now,

letter

a

positive balance,

to class for the as

wgre

pass in that

to have education for the

by May we

was

on

receiving

fifty

the great deal of educational and

and I think

go

period.

not

his

"D" represents. Yet I

grade

educational effort that went

greatly

There

have the negative affect

not

is

out" under the

would have gotten

average that the

balance

spending

provided.

arid who Instead ended up with fore do

class

a

student

a

...

"copped

senate

example who

can

I would be the first to agree that there

students who

which the

make the

You

the classroom. I don't believe that this

In

assumption.

were some

action

underlying assumption

one

his educational value unless he is

days

Faculty

is worthwhile is the formal education

underlying assumption

times "X"

the

by

cooperative

a

challenge personally.

assumption that the only kind in

as

other

some

university does

ROTC and defense contracts In order to support the United States

refer that question to

to

because the action

people

ROTC and defense contracts tions. The

had been determined

Alumnus: This Is the

See

I'm

reason

again. All I've heard

wrong

why

we

are

having

this

meeting

Is

...

heresay. to clear

this up.

concerned about the situation.

and meal counts

disappeared

some

and there

days

was

no

after

signi

Dr. Baum: Yes, that's

which I

hope

we

right.

There's

a

great deal of heresay

will clear up.

209

Walking

into the Rams Den, you

Inside, the large

move.

ery

room

The

talking, laughing, chattering. tables around lunchtlme

round tables, have

a

seat

place

a

are

all

nodding

opposite them. Girls wrists bent

Wild as

stories

and ever

for

a

someone

knock

reading

a

one

related

are

and are

to

are

number

a

are

lucky enough

smiling, blowing smoke

fork

or

making

one

morning

to

to

at the

with their

holding cigarettes

high.

grinning listeners: hands gesture

told. Ladles in white

are

are

of the many square tables,

are

mopping table tops. Someone

laden trays,

stopped

People

playing. The

Is

tray of already bought food.

a

at

planned

back; blondes sitting with legs crossed, skirts

happenings

funny

box

look

someone

Is all atwitter.

juke

tables. Those who

oblong

pass

crowded and there

are

of poor souls burdened with

desperately seeking

always

to enter until he has

ing through the glass doors; afraid

mustard. Coats

are

his way between the

picking

thrown

jungle

the floor. Here and there

paper he chanced upon.

the

across

trash

up

way

over

has

chairs

of table: a

student

is

The

Is In

grill

wrapped

and

coffee vats,

jelly,

There

are

coffee you The

grill

like

something

lined with

tunnel. The passageway is

a

sandwiches and rolls, a

cooler with

shelves of dried desert assemble the

must

Itself Is

a

a

butter

doughnut trays,

swirling colorful liquid.

by mid-afternoon.

To

Interchangeable throwaway

busy place.

get

cups.

Ladles In white bustle about,

preparing hamburgers, French fries, bagles, and the like. The that makes the

thing

waiting You

in line to

give

out

grill

at

lunchtlme

get out. One pace

pennies, but

never

drag

a

take them

watches the cashier ring up the bill,

chore, though. Is

Is the fear of on.

pennies.

Each person

confidently

hands her

the amount to the nearest quarter, waits until his fate Is almost

turned

over

to

the automatic

"Wait! 1 have the

changer,

and

only

then cries,

penny." RCN

./

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X

lt

K',

Mendle L'd in*'? 'he Unicn.

te'' the fi -li le '-

.

him with

a

ar

djv he

tvery

bumps

into the

giri

same

m

The

same

wnire

starT

the cafeteria, but Mendle was lucky to see someone leaving. He started quickly for warmth of coffee on his arm. A dark-haired girl he thought could have been pretty

dripping

coffee cup.

again," said Mendle,

'

Vc. Hew

are

today?" are you?"

you

"Not bad. How

"'Alright -

-

I guess I'll see you tomorrow," smiled and made his way to the table. A well-trimmed student came over and sat down, not saying a thing. smoking, persistently blowing smoke Into Mendle's face and staring at him. Shortly, he proceeded to article for the Beacon entitled, "Dr. Baum Secretly re p.rrer^ from his briefcase, and began to write an ...

Vnpdct of this headline?" he said, noticing that Mandle

"Car.

was

looking.

"Oh," he '...nrJ iiv.d continued writing, Ther- he looked up again. 'I've been doing research on Dr. Baum. Read this." Mendle accepted the paper. It read; There is a curious thing about the second drawer of Baum's desk. When you open it there Is a tape recorded message which says, "If everybody went right, there would be nobody left, and vice versa." '

Is that

what!?" said the student. as If In confidence. when you get big, of course?" the student mumbled "Life," indignantly, and went back to work. Mendle left. He was roaming aimlessly about the Union and chanced by one of the Strike offices. A grubby dwarf with wire rims, and hair and beard down to his ankles, was lurking in the doorway. The dwarf looked around suspiciously and alone?" said, "Are you S'l^en-nes Mendle answered. Aren't we all." The dwarfs eyes shifted back and fourth. "Do you have your Striker t-shlrt yet?" a

or

scoop

Leaning forward. Mendle spoke softly,

"Will you work for the New York Times

.

'

.

...

.

"

.

What

:d

If

r

your views

are

decadence and

on

greedy copitoltsts?"

against exploitation, war. and racism. ound again and motioned Mendle into the office. He pointed

.'-'c

A'as

The

:

;

,

^-'

to

of the many posters.

one

In.

atel' On the last word, the dwarf raised his lil these posters?" asked Mendle.

arms

and

jumped

with

glee

to the desk

top.

vVt;ii. I prefer io think .rationally first, end then I will communicate." The dwarf shook his head and referred to a copy of "Snotty Sarcasms To Use On Hecklers." He shook his head -i "'-ah Mcrrjle's comment on the inside cover. He then began to yell. passed ..." For emphasis he jumped to the floor and ran info the wall. He turned slowly, '-

ci.nd with

"Le! The al! ho'

but not the war,"

^

-t. but

I

or-

"More like

The aw?'-f and s-yw:i

always with the small

-:enly shot

The

I

replied Mendle os much in the manner of a sage as he could. began shouting again. "Oh, let us forever be sensitive. Let

He

's'.

?

wide open. His entire

body jerked.

,M>,Mre.u.

said Mendle under his breath. the rornpr raised his clenched fist.

possessed," -a"

to

us

harmony."

aid, "We will talk again. Here is my card if you need me." On the card

"Nf.*

"Ahi

eyed Mendle.

3cle

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Clarence had this thing about the FBI lately. He was nervous and sat vibrating all over the couch. When Mendle got back to the program there was a panel discussion on racism. In keeping with the show's policy of Insuring equal time to al! sides, there was one panel member. He was from the EBU Ecstatic Bigots for Unity. The interviewer asked for an opening remark. 'Bright white. Right!" said the representative. "What exactly is the position your group takes? "We want to suppress all useless uprisings other than our own. of course. "Of course. What useless uprisings do you mean?" "Oh. you know. Anything black. The HTD Hariem Trotters and Dwellers is an example. They are nothing but trouble makers. The BS Black Sheep too. There are also two BAA groups. Black Americans tor Africa and Black Anarchists for Anything. We don't need these troubles of the baa-baa black sheep variety. "What Is your solution, then?" "In order to have unity ..." On this word he jumped to his feet and yelled. "EBU!" Then, taken back by his own "

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emotional outburst, "Excuse me." "Yes. you were saying. "To have unity we must be the same." "And you feel the standard of conformity should be whiteness?' "Obviously," he said, shooting the interviewer a side glance. "Once all "

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at white." that the white man is definitely human?" began the representative. I don't sec But, "Yes, definitely. "Ah! Then there you have It! Shouldn't we base our standard on something definite rather than the questionable qualities of our, shall we say. black neighbors?" "Now, this is ridiculous! "In a free society," the EBU man was now yelling, "no one has the right to shuffle ah, that Is, walk around, as anything he chooses." He stood on his chair. "Order. Conformity. Unity!" The EBU man went out of control and had to be dragged off the stage. Throughout the commotion, the laughapplause sign, still out of order, alternated from one Instruction to the other. One militant opportunist of the SFG (Students for Green) ran to the stage, but was also dragged away. The audience, exhausted from applauding and laughing, finally left. The armed ushers, hopelessly under the domination of any authority figure whatever, continued to play Simon Says with the electric sign, Mendle turned off the television. "I still haven't figured out If this show is intentionally that way or just happens," he said to Clarence.

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agree

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...

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...

A short person, rather rounded with bangs cut straight across his forehead, stood fumbling for the right key. His large round thick-lensed glasses rested on a small stubby nose. His arms were forced outward somewhat by the plump contour of his mid-section. He looked, in short, like an owl. He walked Into the office on little feet, a briefcase dangling from a puffed sweaty hand. Going quickly to his desk, he wrote; Agnew wears combat boots with non-slip soles. He then began vascillating about the room, bouncing

from wall to wall with a nervous hee-hee-hee. Mendle walked in. "I have an article for the Moustache." The little guy pushed his glasses into place with his middle finger. "Good. That's something we need." He rushed to his desk opening a huge volume to a section labeled "ROTC He wrote: Major Simpson Call the fire

again,

A mechanical hee-hee-hee followed, with the clatter of square teeth. "I've been here before. My name Is Mendle."

department.

"Who?" he said, doing a bird calL "Mendle. Will you promise you won't misspell every other word, leave out sentences, and otherwise totally obscure the main point of my article as you did the last time?" "Oh, yes, yes, yes, I see. No, no, yes, we won't. That is not our purpose you know. We cloud Issues, not articles." He then jumped into a huge revolving chair and spun round and round. Back at his desk he opened a small note book entitled. "Memoirs of a Lose Mind," and made the entry: Is Welner Bomb entirely his own Idea? Or. Is he mine? But. If then, and therefore. Or what? He turned to Mendle. "I feel very satisfied," he said, and wrote Agnew. your TV is on. "Do you know what we're doing next year?" 'No. Do

214

you?"

on

another sheet of paper while

grinning:

Mr.

"Yes," he said, rolling his eyes upward, "We are starting a column called "Faithful Welly's Letter Service" In we will Inform Baum of all the Great, huh?' university ills He handed Mendle a sheet of paper with a typewritten message. "I have been hiding this for a year now, and 1 think the world Is finally ready for another Moustache first." Mendle read: The Administration photo album contains one and only one picture, and that is of Mr. Agnew. It is accompanied by the explanation; if you've seen one, you've seen them all. which

...

The leader

tall with a large mouth and eyes wide, wide open. He looked down both ends of the corridor labeled "Secret Room." In charging to his place at the round table, he knocked over two next ten seconds he had made a mess of the whole table.

was

and entered the

room

cokes, an ashtray and a glass of milk. In the "Look at this place," he said, "It's a mess."

He backed in>o his chair and got so mad at It that he smashed it against the wall. "People just don't understand," he said, and clobbered the desk with his fist. "What we need Is peace in this world." He sat down and waited for feeling to return to his hand. A young fellow, so anxious about harmony he had white hair, was sitting with a lap of spilled milk. He could contain himself no longer. He jumped to his feet shouting, "two, four, six, eight ..." and ran out of words. 'Down with Nixon," whispered someone next to him. "Yes! Two. four, six, eight, down with Nixon." He sat down, pleased with his performance. A deafening bell began to ring. "What does this mean?" said the whisperer. The leader winced. "It means, you fool, that someone has opened the secret door." As the significance of this revelation dawned, all turned to see who had penetrated their security. It was, of course, Mendle. The leader ran around twice- in three different circles with his hands over his ears. "Close the door already. I can't stand that damn bell." "That was our bell." explained the whisperer politely to Mendle. "Shut up," said the leader. "Give nothing away." He turned to Mendle. "Sir! The time is right for action. I refer you to the sign beneath the clock." The sign read: The time is right at least the time Is right. "Perhaps you could explain," said Mendle. "Explain? Of course. Explain. I am quite deep though." "Yes, but in what?" "Nevermind. I will give you some basic principles. One. The majority is always right. I will the

represent

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majority.

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disagree? an

argument. Two. The wealth must be distributed evenly. Since the too will be distributed evenly. Everything Is fair, you see."

of the state, they "If people think, they won't

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part of the wealth

buy this."

"Be smart: don't think. Three. From each according to, his ability; to each according to what the majority thinks he needs. And I, of course, am ..." "Could I say something?" "Freedom of speech forever! Cheers from the table. "Silence!" Silence. "You will not leave without speaking." "I think some facts would show your viewpoint to be biased." "Facts only indicate the problem. Bias solves It. Four. Do not waste time in recognizing the enemy." He pointed to a sign. "Read!" Mendle read the sign he Indicated. It read: Anticipate! The sign beneath it read: Love the enemy; our existence depends on him. "There will be peace with the enemies If we have to anlhllate them." "Murder Is wrong," said Mendle. "Yes, but If we have reasons, then we are only killing. Also, guns should only be owned by those who use them. Therefore, the state will own all guns. Logic Is great, Isn't it?" '

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I remember that Friday morning after Nixon's speech on Cambodia. Indignant faces were walking around which I learned later that morning were more like enraged. A mike had been set up outside the union for speeches from students and faculty. If the message that day was anything, it was, "He more conservative, just can't do that to us," to which a few, voices added, "Can he?" From the more outspoken, the to the Pres The reaction "No." answer was a

non-negotiable

ident's address to the nation ranged from disappointment to frustration; from logic to obscenity. The following Monday was a cold day. There were more from speeches on the quadrangle. As 1 listened 1 shook, partly the cold and partly from the thought of where I could be in was the moral less than a year. Of course, the main question I wondered if I was a question, was the war right or not? coward rationalizing an evil war. There was no one source of far as the strike was As truth. the facts I could trust as that divided the concerned, there were also too many issues me suspended with left of the movement. The day

emphasis out any

answers.

But, the strike did narrow to one Issue, the war. I must invaluable experience. It made what say the strike was an It was a kick was all too easy to ignore a very hard reality. in the rear, so to speak, and brought the war, at least by proxy, to the homefront. the I believe it was the following Sunday that I attended Festival of Life. I was standing at the outer edge of the on crowd when I saw Kathy. She was seated cross-legged the grass of the quadrangle in ruffled lavender blouse, blue and sandals. She was reading alone and evidently had

jeans,

^

the habit of fingering her dark strands of hair behind her ears. We had often talked over coffee in the Union in the early seen her lately. She used part of the semester, but I had not with to appear every day bundled in a dark blue winter coat buttons she never left alone, and a thick white

huge gold

scarf she seemed quite eaten up by. "What are you reading?" I said. "Oh. hi. Just some of Millay's poems. Sit down." We sat there for a moment, listening to the rock music. rock I have long had almost a reverence for the mood a good The last two groups (they were all I group could create. rock because this brings good heard) were excellent. I mention out of me and I felt like talking to Kathy.

something

"What does Mlilay have to say?" She let me. made me in fact, read one of the poems. I was hit with the last line which was, "I know. But I do not approve. And I am not resigned." "Can I take this poem grossly out of context?" she said, but to the last line as I understood in a minute. "There

really

referring are a

man

lot of

and

problems. O.K. But, on the last day 1 will speak alone. And. like, right

woman

believe each now,

I

mean

don't you think, that each person has to demand something of himself?" We talked a good deal that day, as we used to do, and later that evening I asked If she would like to go to the Pub for a drink. Through more conversation I found she was determined to lead a worthwhile life in the world, but, in a sense, in spite of what that world did. That was. anyway, the last time I saw her. It is strange how things can just end sometimes, but they do. But. you see, the thing that was lacking In all the social turmoil, for me. and for me alone I speak, was this human touch. The world, though it had become more real, was still meaningless without it.

I remember her now. only a month later. In vague poses which are fading around the edges. But, I remember clearly how she sat opposite me with her glass of white wine quite

The

to anyone.

Dave Is not the most Important character but usually likes be considered first. Since Rick couldn't care less if he not considered at all. Dave will be obliged. He likes to be described as having two basic personalities. Since he Is politically obsessed, these two natures of his, not all that unrelated, have to do with this political stand, or stands. As he words it, he is at times a dynamic, rather coercive, socialist; at other times, a diffusive anarchist at large. Rick is more difficult, mainly because he Is not any one thing long enough to be described as being It. He does, however, love consistency in others. He also thrives on the hopeless love affair. His moods of extreme seriousness come and go. but he appears to the world to be perpetually furious. He sometimes says Interesting things, but they are not usually considered to be generally applicable. "I don't see what you're so damn mad about," Dave was saying. "I really don't. You think you are the only person in the world with problems and that everyone just loves to sit around forever and talk about them. At your own funeral you'd sit up In the coffin and say 'Look, I've got a problem, you know.' "Yeah, well you'd be the first person to come running up to hear It because It Is just part of your personality to love to know someone is suffering. You're not ever happy unless you've heard a good problem." Dave emptied his bottle of beer down the side of the glass. "When I've'heard a good problem from you I'll let you know. And at this point I'd really love to get to the heart of this problem, as you call It." "Objective. No feelings." Rick always held his glass when talking as If on the verge of giving a toast. He put It down just now and reached Inside his coat pocket. "Tell me If He threw five or six envelopes on to you can analyze this. the table and kept one to open. "It reads. 'Dear Rick. How the hell are you? Love, Kathy. PS. Write soon.' "She sounds like a lot of fun, tome." "Kathy is anything but fun." Rick scorned. "Kathy, at all times, does what she wants. She Is the moodiest person around. If she Is happy it's ok for me to be. Otherwise watch what you say, don't do anything she may not like. And above all, don't mention Dale dear. And knock off that goddam grin ning." Rick finished his beer. "Go ahead. Keep smirking. Just tell me this, wise ass. What the hell kind of letter is that for a poet to write? You, or a bum off the street, I could see It. But Kathy. Intelligence, class, a really warm person ,ai least sometimes. Why do I bother, anyway?" "I know why you're so mad. I just figured It out. You are mad because you know she's out of her mind over you which doesn't allow you to go Into your "It's a far, far better thing I do' routine. And what Is worse, you might have to go through to

were

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with

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between

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Anarchist, the Moralist, and the Idealist

Two young men sat at a small table In a crowded but small, stuffy but friendly, lounge where a person could go if he did not want to be seen doing something he would not otherwise do. Unless, that Is, this mysterious person was a part of the crowd that usually sought the somewhat drunken, but there fore all the less discriminating, patrons. It was generally ac cepted that If you brought a date there you were supposed to order a Budweiser and she was to have a rum coke. But, it was a real who-cares place and none of this mattered

of the Idiot things you say to girls." Dave of himself and came the nearest anyone

apparently proud

though

was can

to

smiling at himself. "What Idiot things? And how do you know what I say to

girls?"

"Kathy it with

a

water first

told

me

straight so

one

face

We had a great time. Do you say do you have to take mustard and

night. or

you don"t smile?""

""Funny. Very good.'" Rick did his best to look sarcastically pleased, moving his head In short vertical jerks and smiling widely. ""But now I know you are lying because Kathy doesn"t talk to people who laugh at her Idol. Edna. Besides, from what I know about you, every girl who goes out with you gets a lecture on revolutionary techniques and how to rationalize their necessity. You ought to apply for a position on the URl faculty."' ""Oh. up on a few world affairs now, are you? When did they put a news program on Saturday mornings between the cartoons?"" Dave was fingering some of the remaining en velopes on the table, as If making sure they were all addressed to

Rick.

"What does she look like, anyway?" "What does she look like?" "Yeah. What does she look like? I

mean,

you've

seen

her,

right?" "Of

her. 1 don't appreciate your humor tonight, for some reason. But, I'll tell you, only because I love talking about her." He took a minute to think, staring at the far wall as at the horizon. "You've oot to understand, I haven't seen her In a while and the whole thing was like a dream, anyway. She Is kind of a small girl. Dark hair. Black eyes, 1 think." Dave smiled as though he had just scored a point against the imperialists. "You sure do have an eye for details. At least a dozen girls In here right now could fit that description. Tell me," he leaned forward, eyebrows raised, "how do you recognize her? For a writer 1 could expect a little more." "Oh, she has a beautiful smile," he was waving Dave away verbally, "but her teeth are not all that straight If you look real, real close. O.K.? And what's that got to do with Kathy, the person, anyway? She's special. You don't go tearing her appearance apart. Besides, whose writing about her?" "You will probably spend the rest of your life writing about her. Writers always have these love affairs that drag on for years of torment, and the young lady usually appears in every novel and a half." "You're so precise Its reassuring." "The next time you see her will be in some dark Parisian cafe near a violin player you somehow both know. She will tell you how she's been suffering since you used to walk to classes together, after telling the musician to play louder, of course. Then she will have to rush off to her drunken Dale dear. He's making eyes at all the trench symmetry in the place, but she's learned to live with it." "All very tragic," Rick said, "and what makes it so good is that you have such an original mind. But, I suppose a good anarchist is always on the stream of new ideas, or always a drift, I should say." He saw Dave turn sideways and rest his left elbow on the table, a sign that a political onslaught was on Its way. "O.K.. O.K. Uncalled for. What Tm getting at is why don"t we get back to the point? I'm talking about a very real girl and a real feeling and you're giving me all this talk from the improbable fantasies of your mind."' "You're the one who Is Imagining things," Dave eyed him. course

I've

seen

problem you have. And what am I anyway? You were with her. not me. You Idea. Besides, all you told me Is that she told you to go to hell. What am 1 supposed to say? Rick "There you go changing things around again. gestured with open hand in the air as though to say he ex I? You've how was said "What she was. that. pected just heard only one letter and you're confused already." He summed up his outburst by hitting his fist to the table and noticed a few bleary eyes looking at him from around the "Let me give you room. He rummaged through the letters. some more evidence. Dave pressed down on the table and stood up. "Let me get us some more beer. 1 need something, apparently, to make me think." Rick sat alone, tracing with his finger a square on the red and white table cloth. The problem was, of course, real and it was his. The worst of all possible situations. He knew how he felt but not what to do about it. Reason would discover the basic course of action, but there was, after all, a lot of faking-lt to go through. "I was in luck. The bartender gave me these on the house.

"You

make up every

suppose to

tell

must have

some

you

"

"

Good customer, I guess." Dave was back already. Rick removed the letter from the envelope, but hesitated to read It to the disinterested but rather droll imacje before him. "I just don't think you can appreciate anything worth while. You are too, I don't know, earthy, or something." "There are too many subsistence things that have to be straightened out first before I, and you for that matter, have time for the finer things in life. I mean, true love, as great as I'm sure it is, just simply does not exist without the time for it. I think you even made up your own type of love. too. The thing is. though, you work with people in this human bond type of

feeling."

"Love, as we all know, has always been human bondage for the common good." "Human bond for general interest. Of humanity. Your love is in isolation from the world where no one can challenge your misdirected conceptions of the world." Dave, having poured his drink too quickly, watched the head flow merrily over the brim. "Except those with a flair for the same thing. of course." "You are so damn full of bullshit it overflows your glass. When it comes to Kathy, there was something there. There is. I am aware of It." "Oh, great. You are aware of it. How does she feel about

you?"

"The whole thing was very real, Dave." "Then where is she?" "You know damn well. We've been over it enough already." "You know what I mean. Why isn't she here now? With you." "You know why. Dale." "You better smile when you say that. Dale Is the reality and you are the dream by the sea. How does she feel about him?" "Ah. who knows?" He was sneering at the letter he still held. "Listen to this one." He scanned the letter for its 'Dear Rick. You have relevant points, and began to read. always analyzed me. Now it is my turn. You are all hard work and clean conscience. Sleeves rolled and eyes squinting, as you say. You and your ethics. What you need is a good promis cuous fling. Rick, what do you want? I mean, really would you believe it? Someone Is still trying to sell pictures of John Lennon and his Oko Yoko or whatever the hell her name is, in the nude. How exciting can things get. right? I am still praying. I am convinced God answers prayers If "

.

.

.

.

.

.

them. But. you are right, it does take a long you really time. I will always remember a lot of things you said By the way, I got that album in spite of what you said. You were right again. RIngo Starr does babble In four-four. I'm mean

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218

Dale got stuck on the emergency brake again. I don't know I will remember a lot of things. Love. Kathy,' Dave sat there shaking his head, as if clearing it of the absurd "God and poetry. I don't know. I mean, don't get me wrong. These things are all right, but you start getting too serious and that's another thing." "Uh-oh. Spare me your humanity oriented atheism. Please." "Don't worry, for God's sake. I don't feel like it, anyway. Is it any good? Her poetry, that Is?" "I don't know. It"s hard to tell about poetry anyway. Hates anyone to read it, though. She feels like shes exposing herself too much. All of which Is very strange because she complains about people who are afraid to reveal themselves to others." He collected the letters together and smiled disapprovingly at them. "She starts out when she does let you read one, by telling you how bad the poem is. Say"s she's a real dee-deedee" type of poet, but you better not agree with her. She Is an individual to the end, at any rate."' "What does she write about? 1 have visions of heroic nonconfromists on the scaffold of society." "You forget, sir, she dosen't know you. It's more like. everybody clear out. You don't ask her what it all means anyway. You either understand or you don't, and that's that." Toasting his glass in Dave's direction, he crossed two fingers of the same hand. "Her and Edna are like this. Not that there's anything wrong In that. I like her myself. But, its got Kathy ruminating, for God's sake, all over the place about death. Refusal to die. Very strong, some of it." It was that point in a conversation when things are tem porarily summed up. Dave sat back, rocking on the hind legs of his chair, looking at his bottle of Bud and appearing relieved as If a commercial had allowed an escape from a program straining his attention span. Rick too sat back, getting a different perspective on the letters which he felt were not written so much for the benefit of the reader, but of the writer who had but a single entry on her mailing list, Dave took a mighty gulp, gaining the courage it seemed to break the silence. "I got another miserable letter from the Air Force." he said, "telling me once again. It's about the fourth letter, how air force pilots are so goddam tall and fearless, or whatever the particular words were. I mean, bullshit is bullshit. But. It is definitely the kind of letter you must read while jumping from a tall building with an umbrella. I wish they'd go to hell sometime In the near future. There are so many Important things to do without joining the Air Force." "Or stalking In the junole." Rick sat fo'ward. head bownd, elbows on the table. "I mean. hell, if it were for the wife and kids, then it'd be really a different story. But. hell, I mean hell. The jungle!" He was glaring down his glass. "1 like reasons. And. really now, I really think that all problems have to be utlmately the individual's." He finished the glass In the manner of the gambler taking one last shot of whiskey before the opponent calls his bluff on a full house. "How, in all sincerity can anyone claim the loyalty of another? No one will sorry

.

.

.

"

...

with me."

"The vanity of a fool." "What are you talking about now. friend of few but power ful words?" "You and Kathy would probably make a good pair. You are both 'tell mommy I'm doing it myself Don't you know the individual can't do a thing without a society?" "No, I mean, it's just the ignorant fighting the ignorant. Everyone is fighting for peace, and freedom, and plenty. Let us give thanks for what we have and prevent the enemy from taking It away. And what are you talking about with this society bit? You just crave this society, don't you?" "Not this one, but another one after changes are made. But, what I mean is that people have to work together to get things done and so everyone can have an equal chance to live

and

develop

their potentials. Yoa

are

too

paranoid

about the

group.

"Just don't dissolve yourself In one." "Oh. come on. Now you need something think."

to

help

it?" not?" You wouldn't say he was excited. thing. Just this part here. 'It was

"Not the whole

over

Spring morning. at

Mornings

On such

The melting frost on the mugs was running unnoticed down the sides of the mugs and collecting In a small pool on the table. Neither had touched their beer yet. "Alright. Why don't you drink or something while I'm read

ing, instead of just staring

me." about the letters that make you stare. Come on. Just read It." There have been "It's a little incoherent. Dear Rick, moments. Love Is not all, there are other things. But what is most important? What would you do without? There is this feeling I have to love you. I feel older as I write to you and I'm afraid love Isn't In me even now. I want the peace there "No. There Is

at

something

is In death, but I still want to be around to experience every To feel life around me but no pressure. I want to live things all the time. I don't know what to do. To die,

thing. an

The sunlight eased through cloudy skies. the beach this time of year are lonely affairs. this as the sea Is colorless, the horizon lost In day haze. The water swirls around the rocks of the break wall In a slow and solid movement. There is no wind, no surf on this day. A seagull may fly near but will not speak to you. Each wave barely makes the shore, only to whisper a dying remark. There Is no one else. No one to be alone with.' Then, farther down. 'As the semester drew to an unexpected close, the strike began. All were expected to band together for a com mon good. I attended most of the rallies but It was hard to relate.' Skipping again.' 'Every member of the rock band jumped into the air and crashed to the floor of the stage with the final chord of the song. The audience had been hopping and dancing about country-style on the grassy floor of the quadrangle, and were now giving a whistling ovation. It was the Festival of Life.' "Look." said Dave, "You are really hung-up over this girl. right? So what you have to do Is see her again. The longer you let this love by mall continue the worse it Is for you. You are already forgetting what she even looks like, and the cast

"Go ahead."

you

Rick took out his wallet. "Listen, you get It. I'll pay, but you get it. 1 always run Into a rotting Sartre or someone and never get away, or at least a Thoreau, who goes around de pressing everyone with the words, the government of the op pressed cannot also be my own." "Alright. I'll go." Dave was laughing. "No one can sneeze without you getting carried away about It." When Dave returned with an unexplained switch to frozen mugs, Rick was reading another letter. He waited for Dave to settle in his chair. "Dave, this letter Is more like Kathy. Do you want to hear

"Why

says." Rick was getting louder again. "Listen, I'm sorry. Will you just listen to this last letter and try and tell me what the hell she Is actually saying?"

a

within

and it Is said you did nothing. And it will be God who will say It. My mind Is running out of me, and leaving me here to no purpose, maybe to start roaming around In the bushes, maybe. I don't want to just put up with life until it Is gone, you know? I'm walking around bent over In a shawl already. Remember that day on the breakwall in 'the storm and we of the were so awed by the seriousness and determination sea? Do you really think we could have given away everything there would have been nothing between us? Rick, the who like to think are those who get somewhere Do you really think you are? I'm just asking. It is too hard for me to do the right thing. If a thought comes to me I will use It. Otherwise I will stay the way I am. Kathy so

only people by doing It.

is a confused giri. Dale and Kathy have been through more than you know. We are all the same, Rick, after all. No dreams. The personal poem Is the same as the public slogan. Please love

"

same

Is

happening

to

her."

"I can't see her again." "I know. There always has to be a rational probability of success." "I am not rational when it comes to her." "Then get your ass over to wherever the hell she Is." "This Is why you ruin everything you do. You are too impul sive. Read the first line of anything and guess what the rest

"

me

anyway. Love

always, Kathy.'

"It's the same old story. Rick. People who need the ones who close themselves off to it."

"Oh, hell, Dave. I

are

Help?"

"Well, love, involvement, I guess. I don't know. But. It's like said. There Is no problem. That letter tells you.

already

Anyway, she sounds put

on, I'd forget It." Dave felt another break was due. He drank from his mug and sat bouncy-like and smiling as though they were about to share the world between them. "But. there Is something I can do," said Rick. "Isn't there?"

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women's program forward toward About 300

1965 at Nathaniel Greene Junior

September,

Providence. A few

the

succeeding

years,

June,

In

graduates

School In

High

made up the first

women

1970. Some of

the program with transfer credits after

graduates joined inception, and

its

than 50

more

class of CEW

complete

those first classes in

bravely attended

women

of the

some

300 will

original

taken less than

having

graduate

in

full schedule each

a

semester.

We started out under the Hackett. Academic In

offerings

the

at

beginning

and Child

Sociology, established

a

and

Student Council. Liaison Committee, and for

was

a

sponsored by

welcomed celebration.

are

among this

During the second

a

our

Thirty-two

year,

movement

a

the

sponsored by

already

was

momentum, while the Social Committee

played

host

CEW. Classes had been divided between Nathaniel

Greene and the Extension At the

roof, with

beginning a

we

sophomore, suffered the

Hackett, whose dedication and mental in the well-established

pioneered.

and the Civil

Rights

During the Fall

came

under

and junior class.

deep personal

loyalty

Early

in

loss of Dean

to CEW

"esprit-de-corps"

one

was

instru

for which he

Dr. Allan MacLaine, Chairman of the

Department, became acting Dean, pledging "to

English

move

the

"

In

December,

Director of CEW. One of her first

appointed the

was

Movement.

semester of 1968, Mrs. Freda Goldman

of

organization

to

women

prospects. The Deanoia Club

came

study

was

accomplishments after-graduation

into official existence that

year

also, believing in "committment and participation in

social

problems."

Teach-ins.

In

It

many well-attended and

sponsored

35

1969,

February,

enrolled

women

exciting

in

CEW

under the New Careers Program of the

Department

Under the direction of Miss

tutors for the group

were

year also

the

saw

A Resources Committee

colloquia

Early

conflict.

was

Many

publishing

a

were

a

women

after

took part in Peace

weekly bulletin. a

was a

tea

Societies.

weekly

Kaufman with

graduates

elected to the

a

series of

college.

Day,

was

CEW

faculty, students, and

the campus at the home of

on

30

art

workshop

January, 1970, the

women

area

schools. Also

under the direction

taking part.

held in Providence in May

of the CEW program,

Kappa

October 15th.

president of Student Council, began

honored at

graduate reception the first

meeting

Student Directory.

1969, the CEW Moratorium

President of URI, Werner Baum. In

of Marion

This academic

formed to support protests of the Viet Nam

women

started this year

of Labor.

Literature Seminar

and carried out

planned

in the Fall semester of

Mrs. Edna Gabar, vice

spouses

a

compiling

on

opportunities for

on

upperclassmen.

of

beginnings

the Initial efforts

weekly, and

new

Donnelly,

enlisted from the ranks of

first group of student teachers Invaded the

of the third year CEW

freshman,

November of 1967

Building.

horizons.

1967, CEW held its first Teach-in, concerned with Black Power

Committee

Continental May Breakfast attended by students and

Faculty of

had

in

year's graduates.

Student Council for additions to the curriculum

at

news

made the Dean's List in the Fall, 1965 semester, thirteen

of whom

gaining

we

courses

summer

Providence. The First Annual Dinner Dance Social Committee women

Psychology,

the first year

Development. During

campaigned successfully

BA

a

were

BS in Home Economics, with minors in

English,

paper,

of the late Dean John

leadership

new

Delta Phi and Phi

including

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members

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