Campus Communique: Muscle and Mercy


While most student protesters focused on Moratorium demonstrations last week, some found energy for other causes. Officials responded with muscle, tempered with mercy. Items:

— At Fordham University in The Bronx, 36 students barricaded themselves inside the administration building for seven hours to protest the school's failure to abolish ROTC. The students used lead pipes and buckets of hot water to repulse unarmed campus guards but fled when city police arrived. They left behind ransacked offices and a white bed sheet with the word revolution scrawled across it in red. Six students...

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