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WOMEN STAGE SIT-IN AGAINST GOING COED

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Female students have seized and occupied the admissions office at Texas Woman's University, launching what they promise to be a weeklong protest of plans to admit men to all university programs.

About 50 students occupied the office for about five hours Monday. They left when the building closed at 5 p.m. but vowed to return and extend their sit-in through the week in defense of their women-only tradition."If a male tries to come in here to apply, we're not going to let him," one woman shouted to about 200 cheering supporters outside the office.

The university's regents decided Friday to admit men to all its programs. Previously, men were allowed only in graduate programs and undergraduate health-sciences programs.