1976-05-10; Central Michigan Life
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■W^awwaja. .| l| | . [^ j \Mf\f |W II HJII Jljlaj J„W I. . aJfH iww^^MwwpwisP^wwwwwr^w** *»il~»- ■*-» a,_£-%frA» , . • ^ nM«Mniaui,uj|iNiMR3Biis; -•■■■ ,1' '. ■,■'■( ■ .v . . .' • ■'■ '1 > ■ I ' ■'■■w&sxy-fdt'* ^m "*'*.-~<+*->i b" - ' '% -r- ^ Volumfe 57 No. 87 ,4 f$74??5 Pacemaker awards-winner Monday, May 10,-"1976 - : Town meeting draws support Citizens of Mt. Pleasant gathered Saturday to reflect upon the city's past, present and future at a Bicentennial Town Meeting designed to bring the town closer together and to formulate some answers to today's problems. * Sessions were conducted to discuss current issues including taxation, pollution, sewage control, public participation in government, local communication, information dessemination and problems'of the elderly. The results of the seminars were put together into a booklet which outlines proposed solutions and topics of concern by those participating in the meeting. '. ' - More than 250 citizens participated in the day-long series of events, which also included performances by-the Isabella County Senior Citizens Kitchen Band* the Mt. Pleasant Community Players and the Institute of Cultural Affairs. According to several of the meeting's organizers, the event was a "smashing success" and plans include to continue the meetings on an annual basis'. Discussion of Mt. Pleasant's past, they said, has helped to identify future problems and concerns. Student bargaining ok'd University develops propose by PAM KLEIN UFE Ass't. News Editor The University has formulated a proposal for student participation in collectitfe bargaining and will- present it to the Faculty Association (FA) and Student Association representatives when contract negotiations begin. John Weatherford, chairperson, of the administration's bargaining team, said the first meeting between the three parties probably would be conducted May 21. At this "housekeeping meeting" the three groups would refine their proposals and attempt to reach an agreement, he added. WEATHERFORD, director of 'libraries, said the University proposal essentially is the same as tha,t submitted by the Student Association, "What, we've basically done is tighten up some of the wordingr" he said. Weatherford said the. wording changes affected points number one and seven in the two proposals, Point one of the Student Association proposal called for representatives of the FA and University bargaining teams to meet with & small committee of students to discuss the bargaining process, he said. : Weatherford said the administration's revision of that point called for the persons on the student committee to be the same throughout negotiations, because "continued participation by each student is dependent on that student's continual participation." "We didn't want to start with a new person unfamiliar With, the bargaining situation, halfway ? FS02!ESr-Expresising discontent with recent tuition hikes, several > students Friday staged a protest outside of Park Library, gathering * signatures to present to legislators in Lansing "sometime in the _ , CM, UFB PHOTO »Y SUNK OHCHIfpLsf future." The students carried signs and stopped sidewalk passersby, ";' but many admitted, "I'm afraid we won't be able to do much about it (tuition increases,)." Summonses issued Union sues bj PAM KLEIN LIFE Ass't News Editor Suits were filed Friday in Isabella County Gircu|t Court against CMU faculty members who had not paid the agency shop fee by noon Thursday, according to Clifford Weiler, Faculty Association (FA) attorney, ; According to FA President Jatiies E. Hayes, approximately 201 people Will be sued by the-union, Letters were sent in late March requiring these faculty members to either join the union or pay the fee, the equivalent of upion dues. Hayes, professor of secondary education, said about 180 of those printing ' This is the last issue of Central Michigan LIFE for the Winter Semester, 1976. i LIFE will continue publishing during the mini and summer sessions on a weekly basis, beginning with the first mini-session issue May 19, The first issue of summer session Will be published June 23. The staff of Central Michigan •LIFE wishes the University community a pleasant summer and, specifically, good luck on final examinations to the students of CMU. ' faculty 201 people presently are CMU faculty members, while the remainder'have since left teaching at the University. WEILER said the specific people named in the Suits would first be served with summons to appear in court, then those listed as "others in the same situation" would be served. He said the summons would be served "as soon as possible" but declined to give any set date. "George Stengren, brie of those named in the suits, said he received a summons Saturday, giving him 20 days to respond to the charges. After that time the suits will go before Circuit Court Judge Paul O'Connell. Stengren, professor of philosophy, said the summons was served by a plain-clothes deputy sheriff. "I'm delighted to be sued; by the same people who sued Katherine Ux," he said, "I take it asquite an honor to be put in the same category as her." , STENGREN said six other people were named in the suits. He said they, were' Robert Anthony, professor of business and administration; Robert Croll* associate professor of business and administration; Darius Conger, assistant professor of economics; John Mitchell, instructor in business- and administration; Mary Obuchowski, assistant professor of English; and Harold Zeoli, professor of mathematics.' . / > Earlier Hayes had said six people would be named in the suits instead of seven and. Mitchell, Zeoli and Stengren were not included in the orginal six. The original six to he named included Anthony, Croll, Conger, Obuchowski, . Dennis Alexander, temporary assistant instructor in physical education; and ' Clara Lee Moodie, assistant professor of English. ■ Hayes said hfe was not sure why some of the original names were changed or why seven instead of six people were named. "The lawyer is the clearing house for these suits, so I really can't tell you the reasons," he said. Weiler said he would not comment on the change of names until he spoke to Hayes. through the negotiations," Weatherford said, "That's why we called for the same students to serve on the committee throughout negotiations." • The other change in point seven "clarifies the length of student participation," Weatherford said. He aaid the Student Association proposal called for the bargaining agreement to remain in effect "until a .contract-has been ratified by the faculty bargaining unit for the 1976- 7f academic year/' THE. ADMINISTRATION'S revision of the point toil! allow participation to remain in effect "during 1976 until a contract has been ratified by the (faculty bargaining agent." Weatherford said this will allow the agreement to carry on until ratification, whether that' ratification occurs during th&. academic year or not. "■'■.' The other points of the University's proposal remain basically the same as those submitted by the Student Association, Weatherford said. He said students still would submit a series of position papers on bargaining issues, provide those papers to representatives of the FA and University bargaining teams, meet with representatives from each team to discuss progress of the negotiations and have the right to view all official and supporting documents pertaining to the negotiations. Police arrest bicycle thief by CHRIS LYNCH , CM LIFE Reporter A CMU student was arrested outside Warriner Hall Thursday afternoon for being in possession of five stolen bicycles, according to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), All the bicycles were 10-speed models and previously had been reported to DPS as being stolen. . THE STUDENT, whose name was not released, will be turned over to ■ 'the Office of Student Affairs. The owners of the bikes already have been notified, according to a DPS spokesperson. 'Several thefts occurred at the Foghat concert at Rose Arena Friday evening. The first was the theft of a leather coat, valued at $90, owned by Cherrie Veiterigeifljer, l*ran^eniriMtn fresnman. '^f'^s^a^itofearthe concert Tfllff Wa*s a su^de"coat, taken front the concert about 8:15 p.m. The coat was owned by Vicki Primm, Jackson senior, who valued the coat at $50*. l - ' A high school student was arrested at the concert on charges of possession of alcohol by a juvenile. The minor's name was not "released by DPS, DPS officials confiscated. 45 containers of liquor at the concert, which included one fifth of vodka, two quarts of beer, four wineskins of alcohol and 88 cans of beer. One person, not a CMU student, was arrested at the concert for being drunken and disorderly. The student later was lodged in the Isabella County Jail overnight. The person's name was not released by DPS. THREE CASES of malicious destruction were reported to DPS over the ■weekend. The first occurred in CMU Lot 5, behind Howe Hall* where the side view mirror of a vehicle belonging to John Barkley, Saginaw senior, was broken off between 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Thursday. Value of the damage was set at $50. Another destruction report was from Tate Hall where a rock was thrown at a room window between 10:30 and 10:45 p.m. Saturday. No value was set for the damage. A third case of malicious destruction occurred at the courtyard between Woldt and Emmons Halls, where someone tore up sections of grass and tire marks were found throughout the courtyard. Investigation of this Incident is continuing. DPS also investigated an accident last week ihvolvihg two vehicles. The- accident occurred at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in CMU Lot 16, near Emmons Hall, where Nan. E. DaileV, West Bloomfield sophomore, while trying to park her vehicle, struck the vehicle of Joseph Myers, Gladwin sophomore. No one was injured and bbth cars received minor damage. inside « Workers return to jpicket Sines—-Page 3 m Physical Plant plans projects—Page 8 • Baseball team splits conference games^r- Page 11 HIGH ENERGY-Fogh&t performed their high energy show Friday in Rose Arena (see story jpage '7). ». Library hours set for final exams Park Library' will be open to 1 a.m.; Friday, 8 a.nn to 5 p.m.; during final exam week on the Satlll.dayf 10 a.m^ to 2 p.m. the following schedule: Today through Thursday, 7s50 . library will be closed Sunday. Have a safe and enjoyable summer * • 1! n» §n If ?f| * ■ ' V . • . P- . * ■ 7-' ;■■■■' if ■m^JmJiim^mlim^m^mmimmM^^ r_:___.^_____E____. '____** __rr:^' • re--**>w*- ,**_&^A>'.-;4Sr-.!'erii. **('* ■.v&iA*t^nx*"tx<r-4kmx&t*i*a<' *»»' ^ ,>:rtVy^M *--'t%''^xsn<r^;^. ri%'»*»',?**K--'
|Title||1976-05-10; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Monday, May 10, 1976 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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