Mt. .Pleasant, Michigan 48858
Wednesday, April 14, 1971
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What is Gentle Friday? %W& has been advertising this
for quite a while, but thereWasn't been any explanation as to
•what it is. E.S. * '**• ~* -'
GENTLE FRIDAY; m^ 4^ A BAY TO LOAF OFF: A
DAY TO CUT A CLASS AND TAKE,THE INSTRUCTOR OUT
FOR COFFEE OR A COKE. LIFE WILL BE GIVING AWAY
(FREE!!) ICE CREAM AND BUBBLE GUM. GENTLEFRIDAY
WILL ALSO BE THE OFFICIAL CELEBRATION OF MICKEY
JtfOUSE DAY. YOU CAN CATCH THE MARATHON FRISBEE
OR YO-YQ CONT ESTS MAY 7 ALSO. * »-' -
""WE CHOSE MAY 7 BECAUSE WE FEEL THAT STUDENTS
WILL NEED A GENTLE FRIDAY BEFORE _XAMS START/'
EXPLAINED MARK RUMMEI^ EDITOR^N-CHlEF.
so take advantage;.;. .^.,,
How can I get a suntan if all it j
does is rain? H.C.V" • " * '^
DIDN'T'YOU KNOW THAT^ IN
MT. PLEASANT A^RniSHC-WERS
BRING MAY FLOODS? IrAST
YEAR, STUDENTS" eONTEM^ •
PLATED BUILDING '-AN.ARK
TO GET TOCLASSES; l^HiGAN
HAS AN ANNIJAL PRECIP-
ITATION RECORD OF 10 TO
40 INCHES ( AND I* SEEMS^T©
BE CONCENTRATED HERE).r AS
TO YOUR SUNTAN, LIFELINE
SUGGESTS YOU TAKE A FAST
PLANE TO FLORIDA.
Can something be done aboutf*;the metal dividers in the
Self-Instructional System Center? TKey vibrate so much and
so loud that ihe noise affects one half of the educational
reserve room in the library,; A<K.
VIBRATION IS -.CAUSED BY AN AIR DU,CT OVER THE
DIVIDER, .** . , _. < .' .
"WE'VE BEEN TRYING TO QUIET TT DOWN. IN FACT,"
THERE ARE MEN LOOKING OVER THE INSULATION NOW.
WE REALIZE THE PROBLEM AND HOPE TODOSOMETHING
ABOUT IT VERY 4 SOON »* r SAID SHERWOOD BRIDGES,
We who live in the dorms swelter at night because there^
is so much heat. Even with all the windows and doors open,
the heaters still manage to keep the room toasty v*arm. When
will the heat be shut off? G.W. -
AFTER LAST NIGHT, IT COULD GET PRETTY COLD
WITHOUT THE HEAT ON. JOHN KNOX-, PHYSICAL PLANT,
SAID, "THE HEAT WILL STAY ON UNTIL THE MIDDLE OF
MAY BECAUSE DURING THIS PERIOD'TEMPERATURESCAN
DROP TO FROST* CONDITIONS, MAKING IT VERY~COLD
WITHOUT THE HEAT ON.** . X
KNOX ALSO SAip THE AIR CONDITIONING WILL BE
TURNED ON' LATE IN MAY OR EARLY JUNE.
Results of last week's poll SHOULD MICHIGAN SPONSOR
- ABORTION RiEFORM?
, Yes, 80 percent. .COMMENTS: Women Should be able
jo choose for themselves. . . it's too expensive to go to New
*orK. . .why should men tell women what to do?,. .1 wish
" was through right how... and. .-.why not?
% 20 percent. COMMENTS: It's murder... .pretty soon
well be killing everyone and everything just because it doestft,
suit us for the moment.. .women don't own their bodies, men
w0, * *tnere is too much'psychplogical pressure involved.. and..
we are not in the position to play God. - '
Question for the week v
^Should CMU adopt.a new system of student government?
_^[ans*ver yes Gall .4-3366 and to answer no call 4-3494.
m the election*
e, Doyle win
By JOE CONKLIN
Student Affairs Editor
Chris Kjolhede, Mt. Pleasant
junior, andDebbieDoyie, Saginaw
freshman, were elected chairman
and vice chair man of the Program
Board in yesterday's student body
. The constitutional amendment
setting a new date-fof the student body presidential and vice
' presidential electionalsoreceived
majority approval, as 977 students voted in favor of the amendment while 295 voted against it.
'A total of 188 students who voted
for Program Board chairman
did not vote yes or no on the
Student -Body President Janr
Kempker questioned whether the
188 should be included in the vote.
Ifvnot included, the amendment
would not have the required 10
per cent vote. . * .
Elections Director Dave Haney
said, "As- of right how we. feel
that the amendment has passed.
The results won't be official for
48 hours. Those who don't agree
with our decision must prove we
made" a mistake." % \
He added that the Elections
Committee has set a date -April
27 - for the presidential and vice
Shirley Chisholm, who became
the- first black woman ever
elected to Congress by, going to
"the people" instead of through
regular political party structure,
will speak here Friday night.
Mrs. Chisholm, who claims in
her typical no-nonsense fashion
to be a champion-of the rights,
of women and disadvantaged
blacks and Puerto Ricans, will
speak at 8 p.m. in Finch Field-
bouse. Her talk "is sponsored by
tiie Speakers Series and is free
to the general public.
Mrs. Chisholm entered politics
in 1964 when she ran successfully for the New York State
Assembly on the Democratic
. ticket. While active in Democratic women's activities prior to
her election, her outspoken independence, had made her something less than a favorite of the
Democratic machine in her native
Bedford-Stuyvesant district of
She says now that she did not
run at the urging of party leaders
but because the people came to
.,her and asked her to represent
them. "The people wanted me,"
she claims, and she ran success-.
fully again -in 1965 and 1966.
After compiling an outstanding
record in the New York Assembly in the areas of education
and minority group rights, Mrs.
Chisholm decided in 1968 to seek
her party's nomination.as candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives;
Running under the slogan, "Un-
bougjht, and Unbossed " she defeated, two other black candidates
for the nomination through a
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Kjolhede, present Program
Board chairman, easily defeated
Ron Szymanski, Ferndale sophomore, and Dan Manville, Mt.
Pleasant sophomore, for the
Chairman's position. -
-Kjolhede tallied 630 votes,
Manville 259 votes.
MiSs Doyle Won her position in
an extremely close vote. She narrowly defeated, Dave Hess,
Charlevoix freshman, 556-509'.
The third candidate, Paul Adams,
received 211 votes.
In other election results, the
Peoples* Peace Treaty was approved by those voting, 790«358.
312 of the 1460 persons voting
did not vote on* that question.
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