Daily O'Collegian, 1979-12-01
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the yf-i daily ocotiegian vol.85-no.65 stillwater, okla., saturday, december 1, 1979 newsstand copy 10c english test reportedly for sale by pam mackle copies of the review guide test, being given to all students in english 1113, were circulated allegedly for a price living groups this week. several obtained test advance. "lines formed front duplicating machines dorms thursday, with each person holding copy test," one student said. "they sold anywhere from 80 cents $20," said another. department head gordon weaver he had "no evidence" and could not determine whether actually been distributed. "i have heard rumors reports dr. (william) pixton about it, but i no evidence that would stand up court," pixton, freshman composition director, believes because distribution, security is lax. "tfie rgt three times during semester, highest score recorded. it counts 20 percent final grade. consists 65 questions on grammer, spelling general skills. original or writing required. tests different. writes new year. wrote week sometime remember when. "it was taken university be reproduced returned office where bundled instructors," "the bundles put instructors' boxes wednesday before thanksgiving. teachers give week," opinions differed subject. those who had not seen the examination said they were angry and disappointed in their classmates. "i can't see how anyone would want to cheat on something like this," one girl after completing exam friday. "you get three shots. if that's enough, you don't belong college." "it's a joke willham," female resident of residence hall. "everybody laughs about it. "on our floor can copy from anybody. it's exactly same as english department is giving," she said. students prices for copies varied, depending many already been circulated living group graded. "if graded, minimum price was $5," mike fant, stout hall resident. weaver he doubts incident could have prevented. "there no way hell i be positive that any has compromised," "it might preventable, but think humanly possible stop." will decide next week what do test gathering more information. may invalidate third giving test," take time learn all can. evidence make me liable," fail great advantage these gained by cheating. they've won something, they're mistaken," proceed assumption none his teaching assistants are involved. "they my colleagues. teach, just do. i'm going assume them thieves or corrupt," "we'll farther honest." several graded tests recently said they saw "remarkable increases" in scores by students who earlierhad not done well on the test. "i jumps of 40 and 50 points," maureen mcveigh, administered test thursday. her colleague, jim sanderson, said he told his class not to waste money buying the test, but admitted problem could be avoided. "we're policemen. we have enough worry about," said. scores from tests given wednesday were average, one teaching assistant said. "that's about right," said a student who had received copy of the examination wednesday. "very few people it then. but now it's all over. "when one my friends couldn't sell it, he gave away. most already it." iran will boycott meeting u.s. wants hostages shown the associated press united states demanded friday that iran allow all 50 americans hostages to be seen, acknowledging it can account for only some of those held captive in u.s. embassy tehran 27 days. "we have no way telling what condition is great majority these people," said hodding carter, state department spokeman. meanwhile, a defiant iranian government, boosted by second day huge anti-american protests, announced would boycott u.n. security council meeting on takeover. but top official hinted shah's departure from could ease crisis. when and where shah mohammad reza pahlavi might go remained uncertain, however. mexico not him return his exile home there, president anwar sadat offered asylum egypt. spokesman deposed monarch he still intends leave states. moslem militants who occupied since nov. 4 say if lets anywhere back - face charges mass murder corruption trial their american as "spies" will become "inevitable." but acting foreign minister sadegh ghotbzadeh, at a news conference announcing iran's boycott of the u.n. meeting, refrained from making such firm threats. asked what would happen if deposed monarch went to egypt, he replied, "we'll cross that bridge when we come it. ". . certainly crisis will not be totally defused time .... shah goes, definitely hostages released immediately." an estimated one million demonstrators jammed tehran's streets friday, second two islamic days mourning, in mixture prayer and anti-american protest. many rallied front u.s. embassy, their backs building praying toward moslem holy city mecca. chanting rows seated kneeling women, clad head-to-toe chadors, serried ranks men, carrying symbolic wood-handled chain whips, echoed through as its people pledged willingness die for islam. security council plans meet saturday urgent request secretary-general kurt waldheim. it had been thought ayatollah ruhollah khomeini's regime might send top representative debate, which some viewed crucial opportunity behind-the-scenesnegotiations with officials. ghotbzadeh denounced tool united states, said iran take part declared any decision it makes "is not binding and we don't accept it." although he said at one point, "i think the question of compromise arises," remained adamant that exiled shah must be handed over to iran, ghotbzadeh left door open negotiation. iran would maintain its contacts with security council put forward two proposals -essentially restatements previous iranian ideas - make "easy" for united states hand shah: "could a criminal," agree an iranian-directed international inquiry shah's 37-year regime findings. launch investigation shah, resulting judgments on washington. "but nevertheless have shah," said. unclear what point hostages freed during this process. "our past experience shows cannot trust states. actually see working out," carter administration, which has unequivocally refused extradite wants adopt resolution calling free hostages. court justice friday set dec. 10 hearing u.s. request judgment violated law embassy court overturns decision on treaty washington (ap) a federal appeals overruled lower friday and said president carter has the authority to unilaterally terminate mutual defense between united states taiwan. u.s. of for district columbia issue it was asked decide "solely simply . whether in these precise circumstances is, behalf states, empowered accordance with its terms. "it is our view that he is," said. eight-judge panel decided limitations judgte saw carter's "have no foundation constitution." seven judges voted favor ruling, while an eighth judge dissented part. suit brought by sen. barry goldwater 23 other members congress after ended taiwan as part process normalizing relations mainland china. lawyers they would appeal supreme next week. jk - 1 o'collegun photo by tim mccarthy vjieese tallc hamburg, n.y., junior sarah hasting listens as luann waters describes a particular type of cheese she is seeklng at the 30th annual and sausage festival under way payne county fairgrounds.
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1979-12-01|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Stillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University. 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
|Rights||Copyright 2011 Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. All rights reserved.|