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so veto holds on lWD funding bill

Kernel Staff Writer

Student (iovernment (SG)
President Mike McLaughlin‘s veto
of St; funding of International
Women‘s 1)a y it as not overridden in
a “Li'ole at last night's meeting.

Because of a mistake in Vice
President llal llaering‘s vote count,
however. the veto at first appeared
to have been overridden.

Originally. 14 senators were
recorded as voting to override the
veto and seven as supporting it. A
two~thirds majority is needed to
override a veto.

llaering erred by not recording
one abstention. which is the same as
a no vote.

He called th's to the Senate‘s at-
tention near the end of the meeting,
and several senators asked if
another vote could be taken. At that
point, Billy Henderson and David
Wahl, senators-at—large, walked out
to upset the quorum.

\t'ahl said later that he left
“because I had something else to

During the meeting, several
senators and lWD supporters
debated at length with McLaughlin

Board approves
rate increases

of room,

An increase in room and board
rates for the 19fl-78 school year was
approved by the Executive Com-
mittee of the Board of Trustees
yesterday. Room and board charges
were last adjusted in the 1975-76
school year

Students opting for housing and
the three meal—seven day plan will
pay $1,546 next year——a 10.4 per cent
increase over the present rate of

Those choosing housing and the
two meal-five day plan will pay
$1,380—a 15 per cent increase over
the present $1,200 rate, while
housing and the two meal-five day
plan will cost $1,282—-a 14.5 per cent
increase over the current $1,120

Jack Blanton, vice president for
business affairs. said the rate in-
creases were the lowest possible
amounts that could be implemented
to keep the housing and dining
system operating on a breakeven

Ile explained that housing and
food services are subsidized not by
tuition or state monies, but by in-
come from auxiliary services. which
include student housing and food
service operations.

Blanton cited rising labor, food
and utility costs as causing the
adjustments. (see charts)

Itoom rates in undergraduate
residence halls for the eight-week
summer session will increase to $180
a student for double rooms and $225
for single rooms. These rates
represent a 12.5 per cent increase
over the present rates of $160 and

Married students in Cooperstown
and bhawneetown housing areas will

boa rd

and others who supported his veto
St; a primary supporter

McLaughlin said he objected to
the bill because if SG supported
IWI), it would have to become a
primary supputer of the more than
100 other campus organizations.

McLaughlin also said he thought
lWl) would have been able to pay for
its publicity (which is why it wanted
SC funding) if the several campus
organizations supporting it had
given $1.82 more.

“They should come to us as a last
resort." he said. “We don't have

pay $115 a month for efficiency '
apartments, $130 for one-bedroom ‘

apartments and $140 for two
bedroom apartments. The present
rates are $105, $120 and $130.

The monthly rental rate for ef-
ficiency apartments in Cooperstown
for single graduate students will be

$117.50 ($58.75 a student for double 1 _
occupancy). One bedroom apart- ‘
ments will cost $132.50 a month .
(66.23 a studemt for double oc-
cupancy). The present rates are '

$107.3) and $122.50.

In Commonwealth Village, the
monthly rental rate for efficiency
apartments for single graduate and
professimal students will be $130
( $65a student for double occupancy)
and $150 for one-bedroom apart-

ments ($75 a student for double.

occupancy). The current rates are
$120 and $140.

The room rates for conference
groups and guests alSo have been
increased slightly for the summer of

The Executive Committee also

formally accepted the monies,
securities and real property under
the will of a Cynthiana woman
whose gift is one of the largest
bequests ever made to the

Violette Beale Renaker, who died
in June, 1973 at age 90, left the
legacy to the UK Medical Center to
“establish a fund for scholarships to
train general practitioners," ac-
cording to her will.

The med center has received
about $300,000 in cash, and securities
worth about $125,000 for the
scholarship fund.

Continued on back page


Student Fees
Other Income

Proposed Undergraduate Housing Budget 1977-78



Per Cent

1977-78 Increase Increase



I 14.32



Personal Service
Utilities. Telephone
Supplies, Printing.
Replacement-Furniture 8:
Visitation Program
Debt Service


3 795,685



$3,735,700 $31,515 9.74

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$ 54,415







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much money as it is."
No pro-life presented

He also expressed concern that the
pro-life side of abortion had not been
presented. When the Senate asked

Margaret Kelly. coordinator of
Saturday‘s lWD programs, if she

would put someone representing an
anti-abortion stand on the panel at
the last meeting, “she refused,“
McLaughlin said.

According to Pat Van ilouten,
.lWl) supptrter. “to have a pro-life
suppu‘ter on the panel would be

“We seem to be getting bogged

down on the issue of abortion," said
Marion Wade, A & Ssenator. “The
main issue is lntemational Women’s

“We will have to talk to other
people on the committee (who
support the veto) and to lWD sup-
porters.“ before taking further
action. said Cathy Welch, A & S
senator. “You hate to seethis kind of
attitude. I think this has been a
biased meeting.“ .

Welch said she thought the veto
could go before the Judicial Court
for a final decision. According to
McLaughlin, the Senate cannot vote
again to override the veto.

Two against one

'l‘hey're years apart. but their desire to go outside and play never dies.
Larry .\bell, a business administratin freshman, kills time before his
class in Memorial llall while :t-year-olds Brian Landers and DeeDee

Must prove ‘public interest’

Decision limits cross—media ownership

Kernel Reporter

A recent US. Court of Appeals
ruling, which requires joint
ownership of a newspaper and
broadcasting station to serve the
public interest. may directly affect
two Kentucky companies.

The Barry Bingham family in
Louisville owns the Courier-Journal




and Times, as well as WHAS-TV and
WAMZ-FM. The Paducah Sun-
Democrat and WPSD-TV are owned
by Padumh Newspapers, Inc.

Seventy-seven other newspaper-
television ownerships and an un-
determined number of newspaper-
radio ow nerships around the country
also might be affected.

The appeals court decision,
written by US. Circuit Chief Judge
David 1.. Bazelon, did not directly
order the newspapers to divest
themselves of their broadcast
stations, but it did order the Federal
Communications Commission
(FCC) to set up guidelines under
which such divestitures should take

Bazelon's decision, which is
certain to be appealed to the US.
Supreme Court, stated, “We

$200 to student publications

In other action, the Senate voted to
give $200 to the Board of Student
Publications to help resinstitute the
~\earhook. The Kentuckian.

Nancy ( ireen, student publications
adviser, appeared at last night‘s
meeting “to get feedback (from SC)
and their impression of a campus-
wide student publication."

(in Feb. 16, the Board recom-
mended to President Otis Singletary
that he suspend the yearbook.

(:reen will meet with Singletary
tomorrow to present her findings on
support of a campus publication.

-- It’ll Kight

llaker take a break from the Early Childhood Lab in the College of

Home Economics.

believe. ..that divestiture is required
except in those cases where the
evidence clearly discloses that
cross-ownership is in the public

The FCC. however, has no
definitive interpretation of the term

“public interest." which is subject to ,

contemporary standards and
practices. The Bazelon decision
leaves to the FCC the authority to
determine whether or not the
ownership of a newspaper and
broadcast facility clearly serves the
public interest.

Virginia Held. associate professor
of political philosophy at City
University of New York, and author

of the bodt, The Public Interest and
Individual Interests , said broad-
castirg companies have a moral
respmsibility to serve the public.

“Television is not there merely to
provide entertainment and what the
public wants," she said. “There is a
responsibility to provide in-
formation, cultural affairs and
educatim. It is a moral concept,"
and to the FCC, “they (broadcasting
companis) will have to make some
claim that what they do is

Dr. Everette Dennis, associate
professa' of joumalism at the
University of Minnesota,’said the

Continued on page 5






Revenue Commissioner Maurice Carpenter
said yesterday that a (1.8. Supreme Court
decision allowing states to tax out-of-state
comparios apparently won‘t change Ken-
tucky practices. Kentucky already takes out-
of star te compa nies on the part of their income
they earn in Kentucky, as well as on any
property they own or lease in the state,
(‘arperter said.

tiov. Julian Carroll, in an interview last
week, said he does not intend to become
politically involved in the controversy over
the Paris Pike. “1 have not made a political
decision about the Paris Pike,“ he said. “If I
had, I might have made the decision other-
wise.“ Carroll said he didn‘t think any further
study was needed. “There are some things
you study todeath." he said. "The Paris Pike
has bear studied to death."


The Ilnuse prepared for a [final vote
yesterday on a tax~cut package that would
give am million Americans a rebate of. up to
$50 this spring as well as increasing the take
hone pay of some 45 million couples or in-
dividuals. The taxcut, worth $43.1 billion over
the next 31 mmths. is part of a $12 billion, two-
year pray-a m designed to increase consumer
spending and prime the economy in an effort
to put unemployed Americans back to work.

l'.S. Delegate Brady Tyson expressed
regrets in the ILN. Human Rights Com-
mission yesterday over what he called U.S.
involvement in undermining the government
of the late Chilean President Salvador
Allende. Allarde. a Marxist, was overthrown
in a military coup in ma. He died in the
revolt. “We would be less than candid and
untrue to ourselves and our people if we did

not express our profound regrets for the role
some government officials, agencies and
private groups played in the subversion of the
previous democratically elected Chilean
government," Tyson told the 32-nation

President Carter‘s first ovrseas trip, an-
nou'nced yesterday for early May, is expected
to be expanded into a NATO summit and a
meeting on neutral ground with Syria’s

Forget Florida

Get out and play some tennh. Today will be
mostly sunny and warm with a high in the
upper 60‘s to low 70's. Tonight will be partly
cloudy a rd mild. The low temperature tonight
willbe in the wiper 40‘s to low 50’s. Tomorrow
will be mostly cloudy with a chance of thun-
dcstorms. tigh in the low 70's.








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Carter and Carroll
unlock the doors

Both Jimmy Carter and Gov. Julian Carroll
deserve credit for their recent efforts to
establish an open atmosphere of government.

The 42 telephone calls that Carter answered
Saturday in a national radio call-in represent the
latest in a series of steps he has taken to deal
with the public in a more open manner.

Admittedly, not many persons got through, but
the fact that a UK student was one of the lucky
callers brings home the importance of any move
designed to deal more directly with the public.

It‘s more meaningful to most persons to hear
the President respond in a candid fashion to
questions from an average citizen than it is to
hear him read a prepared statement.

But the real value of the phone calls lies in the
healthy change in attitudes about government
accessibility they could create. Once the public
realizes that free and open access to government
is a right and not a privilege, the result could be
an increased respect by government officials for
the need to “keep the lines open.”

At the same time, these efforts can have a
positive effect on government relations with the

group which represents the public’s right to
know— the press.

Gov. Carroll’s experimental press conference
Tuesday night is a good example. A regular
meeting with the press insures the opportunity
for newsmen to ask a wide variety of important
questions without having to wade through a
bureaucratic jungle to reach a public figure.

Of course, both Carter and Carroll probably
had politics in mind when they considered the
these moves. The publicity was of great value in
impressing the public with the sincerity of their
administrations as well as improving their

The real test will come later, when both men
are sure _to be faced with less comfortable
situations. A few sensitive questions from the
public and the press on highly controversial
topics should reveal the extent of their com-
mitment to open government.

Until then, the press and the people should
actively support and encourage these efforts. If
they do. government officials may be less in-
clined,to quickly cancel them when they en-
counter rough sailing.


IWD supports all women

As a student group. we endorse
and welcome the activities on cam-
pus in connection with “Interna-
tional Women‘s Day. " We would like
to point out that this is a day of
solidarity with women around the
world. in their struggle against
oppression and subjugation.

(in March 8. 1908. thousands of
women garment and textile workers
marched in New York City. demand-



ing an end to discrimination. child
labor. sweat-shops. and also de~
manding the right to vote. Two years
later. in commemoration of this
event, "International Women‘s
Day" was established for March 8

For centuries women have been
suffering from sexism. domestic
slavery in their own homes, and
economic exploitation in the work
place. They have been the most
deprived group in every “class of
society. Their oppression is rooted in
class society and has a material

Forexample, in the United States,
a large portion of working women
are concentrated in the lowest paid.
most menial unskilled jobs. It is
especially significant that nine of 10
women work outside their homes
during some part of their lives.
Large numbers of women. young
people. and minority workers are
pulled into production during eco-
nomic expansion and thrown intothe
ranks of the unemployed when
production is cut back.

The reactionary ideology of “wo-
men‘s place is in the home" is used
asa justification for lower pay. lack
of organizing drives by trade unions,
lack of maternity benefits and
generally for the tenuous position of
women in the labor force.

The average female worker earns
57 per cent of the average male‘s
wage. It's estimated that the capital-
ists profit by about $109 billion more
each year by buying women‘s
labor-power at a lower rate than

In the Third World countries
dominated by imperialism, the con-

dition of women is appalling. Illu-
strating this point we will take Iran
as an example. Iran has a vast
country side. where a primitive
agricultural economy prevails. Mil-
lions of women are tied to the soil
and its back breaking labor.

Tens of thousands of women
workers toil in damp. dark carpet
weaving factories, barely earning
the essentials for existence. Young
girls start to work, often as early as
six years old, causing rapid aging
and deterioration of their bodies.
Their working conditions are in—
human and contem ptible.

Working women’s oppression is
not confined to the workplace. In
every aspect of life. they face
degradation and humiliation. be—
cause of the bourgeois, feudal,
patriarchal culture, which portrays
women as sex objects, and interiors.

Long live the unity of Women of


This comment was submitted by
representatives of the Iranian Stu-
dent Association.


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Why veto?

I have just returned home from
the International Women's Day
Conference held at the Student
Center on March 5. Along with
approximately 100 people I took part
in the day’s activities, discussing
current issues and concerns of the
women‘s rights movement.

It was one of the more successful
and stimulating conferences that I
have attended at the University in
the past six years that I have lived in
Lexington. (I confess that during
two of those years I attended
University-centered functions as a
non-student.) I am at a loss to
understand why the Student Govern-
ment President vetoed a bill author-
izing the expenditure of approxi-
mately $27 to publicize this. .confer-

Many women and men donated
their time and energy to make this
day a success. I hope that the
Student Senate has enough “cents“
to override that veto.

In any event I would like to
contribute my fair share, which is
approximately 2.8 cents. Since the
Student Senate originally passed
this bill, I'm mailing the money to
Student Government Vice Presi—
dent, Hal Haering, who keeps track
of these petty issues.

Patricia Van llouten
UK law student









I urge Student Government, if it
has any claim to integrity, to
override McLaughlin’s veto of the
request for $27 to help cover
expenses of the International Wo—
men’s Day Conference. At least,
student senators would be wise to
censure this creep.

As a native of Western Kentucky,
I’ve enjoyed living in Lexington
since I was graduated from UK—
partly because of the occasional
opportunities for enlightenment of-
fered at the University. One such
enjoyable opportunity was the In-
ternational Women’s Day Confer-
ence, March 5, at the SC.

Ignorance and pettiness surely
must be topmostin the values of any

socalled representative of students -.

who vetoes a chance for people to
gather to share ideas in workshops
and listen to knowledgable speakers.
But a social malady—sexism—as
well afflicts McLaughlin.

I‘m grateful to the conference
organizers who were resourceful

, and strong enough to carry on a

successful gathering without sup-
port from Student Government.
Hopefully, student senators also will
be strong enough to nullify Mc-
Laughlin's reactionary insult to free
speech and women.

Sue Anne Salmon '

Lexington resident

No integrity

Last spring, during the Student
Government election campaign, I
encountered S.G. President Mike
McLaughlin distributing the Me.
Laughlin-Haering campaign litera-
ture. Their platform contained a
section pledging to work in the
interests of women's concerns. Mc-
Laughlin personally assured me he
would actively support the women's
movement on campus.

However, Hal Haering now de-
clares a conference held last Satur-
day in conjunction with Interna-
tional Women’s Day to be “petty"
and“disgusting". The $27.41 author-
ized by the Student Senate for
conference publicity costs has been
Vetoed by‘McLaughlin. ‘

Organizers of the conference were
not even informed of the veto. Ten
days after the money was appro-
priated and the posters had already
been printed, the conference coordi-
nator was informed by the printing
office that 8.6. had refused to accept
the costs for the posters.

McLaughlin‘s and Haering’s hypo
crisy and hollow campaign promises
were to be expected. The Student
Senate, however, can compensate
for this lack of integrity by over-
riding McLaughlin’s veto at the
Senate meeting Tuesday night.

David Mucci
English senior


If nobody cares, Marrying Marys get by soot-free



from Washington

It is a stark. sardonic little ceremony in the bare
office of the Justice of the Peace as he pronounces
them man and wife. He decides not to crack his ritual
smile and congratulate the bride and offer her a
Woolworth posy which he keeps in the file cabinet
under M for such affecting occasions.

She is a big woman. 45 years or older (it‘s hard to
say! and the groom is maybe 30. It must have been a
swift romance for the groom‘s tourist visa allows him
only 30 days to stay in the United States. But these
Iatins are impetuous lovers. of course. and now he is
married to an American citizen: he can stay for the
rest ofhis life.

Meet Marrying Mary, the Bartered Bride. She is one
of the accessories in the loopholep-ridden American
immigration law; a law so loose that Immigration
Commissioner Leonard F. Chapman, Jr.. says that
with present personnel it can't be enforced.

Mr, (‘hapman stands before me now ramrod
straight. I don't know whether to address him as
“Mister.“ “Commissioner“ or “General." He is all
three. with a direct. pleasant smile and braced

He is a four-star general, ex-commandant of the
Marine Corps (1968-1972». who fought in the battles of
Coral Sea and Midway. He has the equivalent of three
Distinguished Service Medals. This immigration
battle he is in now is tougher. One antagonist. for
example. is Marrying Mary.

Marrying Mary has probably “married" her last

man for she now faces indictment. In this poignant
little scene which I have described her latest spouse,
Juan Fernandez tnot his real name), has paid $500,
and will pay 1,000 more when the process is complete.

First he will fill out a yellow duplicate sheet with 30
questions asking the Immigration service for a
reclassification of status as the spouse of an
American. If granted. he gets a “Green" card
(socalled because it is blue) which is a ticket for life
in the United States. After five years he can apply for
full citizenship.

Commissioner Chapman tells me about Marrying

“She married six aliens to achieve their entry into
this country. She has two daughters and each has
married three aliens. She also has a common-law
husband, with two marriages to alien women.

“In addition to the fees collected for the sham
marriages this enterprising female applied for and
collected welfare in each of her six married names;
her two daughters collected welfare in each of their
three married names. She also collected on Aid to
Dependent Children welfare check for two children
which one of the men brought with him.“

A grudge tip revealed a bigger alien nuptial racket
in Texas recently, one which has brought a confession.
Behind a modest facade of tax consultant and notary
public the enterprising entrepeneur found U.S.-citizen
spouses for aliens who wished to stay in this country.

He was a meticulous bookkeeper and a man of
painstaking detail whose entire record was exposed
when they raided the place: there were 3,500 fake
marriages at a going rate of $1.600.

Not bad take-45,600,000. But our man serviced his
customers; after getting them married and through
immigration he got them divorces one about as easy to
obtain as the other.

The story of Marrying Mary is just froth, however.

on the bigger ocean of illegal aliens pouring into the
United States; a story. apparently that neither Time
magazine, nor Newsweek has hea rd about.

0n the same day last month both had stories about a
forthcoming stabilized population with zero popula-
tion growth.

Says Newsweek: “Unless there is a new baby boom
the demographic trends are inexorable.“ Neither
magazine mentioned the hateful word “immigration. "
The stories are right except that they are nonsense.
Immigration, most of it illegal, is already filling the
vacuum caused by what Time so wittily calls the birth

“There are today in the United States six to eight
million illegal aliens," says Chapman, “and that
number is increasing by half a million to a million
each year. Illegal immigration is hopelessly out of
control. With out limited manpower the immigration
laws of this country are unenforceable."

The two news weeklies consulted scores of famous
demographers but not one tipped them off what illegal
immigration is doing to the almost defenceless US.
(6,000 miles of open land border with 2,900 enforce-
ment personnel). There really cannot be any
reasonable doubt in the matter.

President Ford in January 1975 set up a Domestic
Council Committee on Illegal Aliens. In December it
issued its 257-page report and Newsweek and Time
will find out about it any year now. "The most
important and authoritative ever made," says Rep.
Benjamin Rosenthal tD-NY).

Stable population, my eye! “Relative importance of
immigration as a component of population growth has
and will increase significantly as a decline in birthrate
lowers the natural increase," says the Council, headed
by former Attorney General Edward Levi. with 9
members of cabinet rank.

Just the legal immigrants alone (M000 a year),


plus descendants will swell US. population in AD 2000
by “15 million~nearly one-fourth of the total
projected population increase for that period."

The US. has the most open immigration policy of
any nation on earth. By AD 2035, the Report continues,
“all growth will derive from immigration." Already
today, it says, legal immigrants account for about 30

‘ per cent of growth. Not a word about that in the news
weaklies‘ picturesque fairytales about “stabili-

if illegal immigration continues the projection will
be enormously bigger. How many illegals are there?
The “most recent estimates," of illegals, the Levi
report says. “run to several million yearly.” If the
figure is only a million, the report says the presumed
population growth of the nation “is in effect doubled.”

Commissioner Chapman is a gallant solider put up
to defend a salient that everybody else has forgotten.
Mlsapprehensions are rife. Time magazine has a cosy

.little projection; if present fertility and mortality
rates remain constant, it says, US. population “may
stabilize around the year 2025 at between 200 million
and 270 million.“

The authoritative Domestic Council report has a
somewhat different projection. if illegal immigration
continues at the rate of 800,000 a year, it figures US.
population in 2026 at 305 million. That‘s a difference
from Time of 40 million people, or all of present New
England ' and New York combined. It comes from

. including the illegal alien factor.

Perhaps nobody cares very much anyway; few
Americans seem to. Meanwhile General Chapman
guards his lonely post, and the Marrying Marys do
what they can.


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IWD veto explained


The following is an attempt to explain my
veto of the International Women’s Day
(IWD) bill.

[officially vetoed this bill on 2-23-77 which
gave the IWD sponsors a week and a half in
which to solicit funds.

By the power afforded me in Article IV,
Section 10(A) of the Student Government
(86) Constitution, I do hereby disapprove of
and veto 888-7756.

I am against financing the publicity for
International Women’s Day (IWD) first and
foremost because the proponents of this bill
came to 86 with 15 sponsors, 11 of which
were organizations. The Student Senate was
asked to also sponsor and appropriate $27.24
for advertising with the other 15 sponsors
supposedly splitting the $25 to be used for a
film rental. '

My question concerns legitimate need, in
that if these 15 sponsors are able to provide
an average of $1.67 a piece for the film
rental, why couldn't they also come forth
with another $1.82 apiece for the publicity. Is
an average of $3.49 too much to ask of a

If I didn’t ask these questions, SG would
become in a short time overwhelmed by
funding requests. After all, there are over
140 registered student organizations and 18
residence hall councils on campusl I’m sure
at one time or another during the year they
could also use the “tight budget" argument.

Secondly, I also feel uneasy because
Margaret Kelley, co-ordinator of IWD,
refused to accomodate a Birthright or
Pro-Life speaker on the Abortion Pro-choice

Vice President Hal Haering was attacked

- in a letter to the editor from Linda Welch this

past week when she asked: f‘could it be that
he feels threatened by women. getting
together to exchange ideas and experiences,
discuss alternatives, act on common pro-
blems, or, Lord help us, assert themselves?”
And Ms. Keiey in one Kernel article was
quoted as saying ‘I don‘t think people who

are supporting this (program) are support-
ing just abortion! ’

Do Ms. Kelley, Ms. Welch and their
constituency feel threatened when a bipart.
isan debate is suggested for their Abortion
Prochoice Panel?

Opposing viewpoints would stimulate this
interaction, exchange of ideas, etc. which
Ms. Welch endorses. 86 should not finance
the publicity for‘ any one-sided panel
discussions on any issue. The Student Senate
should insure the equal representation of
opposing viewpoints for controversial issues

It is only then that the Student Senate
should allocate monies because as Ms.
Welch perfectly stated, “SC is obligated to
act in the disparate interests of the
University community.“

(The following is a response to the March
2nd Kernel editorial and the Feb. 28th IWD
article. Why wasn't I even interviewed as to
why I vetoed the IWD bill?

Why didn‘t our regular Kernel liason
reporter write the article instead of a
reporter who wasn’t familiar with the
Senate‘s debate on this bill? Why wasn’t
there any mention in the Kernel of my other
veto the same day?

That bill requested $20 for publcity for the
one-sided forum on the abolition of the death
penalty. And why did the editorial state
something as absurd as Student Government
having “5,000 left in the budget.“

The $5,000 figure doesn’t paint a true
picture because there are outstanding
committments of $800 to cover the Book
Exchange losses, $600 for the freshman