Music students to perform tuba and euphonium set

The tuba and euphonium ensemble concert will be put on by the School of Music tonight at 8 p.m. in the Britton Recital Hall. The musicians are the students of Prof. Fritz Kaenzig.

 

Exhibit opening to feature University of Texas professor

Tonight at 5:30 p.m. in Auditorium D of Angell Hall, University of Texas Prof. Denise Schmandy-Besserat will discuss symbols and the origins of writing as the kicker to the official opening reception of the Kelsey Museum of Archeology’s latest exhibition “This Fertile Land: Signs and Symbols in the Early Arts of Iran and Iraq.”

The LSA Exhibit is sponsoring the discussion. For more information contact Daniel Madaj at 763-4190.    

 

Authors to talk about globalization and feminism

The bookstore Shamun Drum will host two authors for its event Working Through the Contradictions & Women and Globalization. The event will take place at 7 p.m. at Shamun Drum. The speakers are writers E. San Juan, Jr. and Delia D. Aguilar.The event will discuss these contradictions and women and globalization from a worldly, feminist perspective that views women as both laboring and desiring subjects.

 

Crime Notes

Two floors in MLB vandalized

Racial graffiti was found on the second floor and the basement of the Modern Languages Building, according to the Department of Public Safety. There are currently no suspects.

 

Pcard used for unauthorized purchases

A caller reported to DPS that a University Pcard — the card issued to facutly members for business-related purchases — was used for unautorized purposes. The caller had the card cancelled.

 

This Day in Daily History

Four firms banned from on-campus recruiting

February 4, 1971 — As a result of the new policy forbidding organizations that practice discrimination, the Office of Student Services has barred General Foods, IBM, Dun and Bradstreet and Ford Motor Company from recruiting on campus because they do business with South Africa. The four major firms cancelled their campus visits immediately upon hearing of the new policy.

The OSS board has pledged not to extend its services to any “profit corporation operating where discrimination is legally enforced on the basis of race, color, creed, or sex, for example South Africa.” These firms with South African offices can still utilize other placement offices at the University.

Upjohn Corporation and the Chase Manhattan Bank have not canceled any appointments even though they both have offices in South Africa. William Audas, associate director of Placement Services, said that if it is confirmed that these two offices follow apartheid practices, they will not be able to use the OSS. He added that the policy will affect about 15 percent of the companies that use the office.

 

Corrections

An article on page 1A of yesterday’s edition of the Daily should have identified the College Republicans chair as Allison Jacobs.

 

Please report any errors in the Daily to corrections@michigandaily.com.

 

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