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Houstonian, 1969 - Campus Life. 1969. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. January 19, 2021. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/18466/show/18164.

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(1969). Houstonian, 1969 - Campus Life. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/18466/show/18164

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Title Houstonian, 1969
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Date 1969
Description This edition of the Houstonian, published by the students of the university in 1969, is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • College yearbooks
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • yearbooks
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Location LD2281.H745 H6 v. 35 1969
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1158762~S11
Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Campus Life
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Transcript Rutten wins YMection, Brownstein impeachment fails Jim Strong, new YR member shows his membership credentials just prior to taking part in controversial election, above. Center, Bobby Brownstein and counselor, Jerry Patchen, consult during trial. Right, Larry Hawke counts presidential ballots which include many write-ins. Laurye Rutten confers with associates during their balloting, far right. David Shehorn brings Brownstein case to the Senate, bottom right. In an era where dissension and discord are common, UH had its share of the many problems and controversies faced by most universities today. The first among many was a controversy involving impeachment procedings taken by the Student Senate against Robert Brownstein, election commission chairman. Filed by Senator David She- horn, the charges included illegally counting ballots and certifying ineligible candidates for office during the previous student government election. The senate appointed a committee to study the charges and after two weeks of deliberation the committee voted to clear Brownstein of any charges. As the SA elections approached, UH politicos began to delve into all levels of campus politics, including the Young Republican officer elections. In the YR presidential election, politicos divided their forces behind the two candidates, Laurye Rutten and Jay Bohner. Conflict arose when the YR executive committee ruled that Bohner had filed improperly and was therefore ineligible to run. This decision did not go uncontested and the Bohner supporters launched a write-in campaign. When the votes were tallied it was discovered that in count Bohner had won the election, but the committee retained its previous decision and Laurye was approved. 68 69