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Page 10-Thursday, January 24, 1980-The Michigan Daily
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STAR

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109 N. Main St.-769-0109
APPEARING TONIGHT:
MELOWDIOSO
"Ann Arbor's original Honky Tank Dance Bar"

El
Salvador
may face
civil war

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (UPI)
-Government troops yesterday
surrounded and sporadically shot at
20,000 leftists who fled into the National
University seeking refuge from almost
a full day of bloody killings and bom-
bings.
The shaky military-civilian junta
clamped a news blackout on all radio
stations amid unconfirmed reports of a
dispute between rightists and moderate
military officers that could push El
Salvador into open civil war.

"BASICALLY IT'S getting ve
wild," one Western diplomatic sour
said. "There's all sorts of rumors, ev
one about a rightwing military cou
But from everything I know that one
false."
Sporadic bursts of machine gun fi
were heard throughout the morning
several sectors of San Salvad
nearly all businesses were closed ar
only military vehicles loaded wi
heavily armed troops were seen on t
streets.

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Khomeini
enters

hosptal;

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he GUr G G' iAE'
(Continued from Page 1)
The London Daily Telegraph repot
ted ,last Thursday that doctors ha,
checked Khomeini's heart. Its Tehra:
correspondent, Amit Roy, reported, "i
senior politician said to me last night
'The imam has had a heart chek
Something very simple.' Khomeini'A
fice in Qom said that he was recoverin
well from 'a minor ailment'."
MILITANTS HOLDING American
hostage in the U.S. Embassy in Tehral
issued a statement asking their fellov
citizens to pray for Khomeini's healti
and blaming his illness on pressure
resulting from disunity ? among
Iranians. On Jan. 8, Khomeini announ
ced he was canceling all public appoin
tments beginning Jan. 12.
Iran's Foreign Minister insiso
yesterday that deposed Shah Moham
mad Reza Pahlavi had been placed un
der detention by Panamaniar
authorities preparing his return to Iran
But government officials an(
spokespersons for the deposed shah of
Iran yesterday denied Iranian claims
that Panama has detained the exilec
monarch or agreed to extradite him t(
Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Sad
Ghotbzadeh said yesterday in TehM
that "in accordance with Iran's
request, the deposed shah is under
detention by Panamanian authorities
from this time forward."
PANAMANIAN officials denied the
report as "completely false" and said
that "no such arrest" took place.
The officials said Panama was draf-
ting a formal denial of the Iranian
report and planned on releasing it late
last night. In the meantime, the
ficials'asked not to be quoted by nam.s
But Mark Morse, a spokesman for the
shah at his Contadora Island retreat,
said he has been in touch with
Panamanian officials and "I can flatly
deny the rumor."
The U.S. Embassy in Panama City
also denied the report. "There is no
substance whatsoever to the story," an
embassy spokesman said.

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Student

housing
alternatives
(Continued from Page 1)
Fletcher Hall is an all-male house, and
its 80 residents usually develop a uni
camaraderie because of the small'
of the building. Oxford houses co-ops,
apartments, and suites. It is favored by
upperclasspersons and graduate
students. Baits, on North Campus, i
the largest traditional residence hall
housing approximately 1,200 students.
THE UNIVERSITY also operates two
married-housing complexes - North=
wood Apartments and University
Terrace Apartments - on North Cafi;
pus.
Cooperative living is another optic3
available in Ann Arbor. There are 22 co-
ops on main and North Campus,
housing 571 students. Co-ops are owned
and controlled by the people who live in
them.
"People work together to provide
their own services," explained Gigi
Bosch, member coordinator for' Inter-
cooperative Council (ICC), which is the
coordinating body for the student co-
ops. Bosch said co-op members me,
an eight-month commitment to wo
four-to-six hours a week performing
duties in the house.
ACCORDING TO Bosch, the average
cost of cooperative living is between
$180 and $185 per month. This includes
room, board, local telephone, washer,
dryer, and house supplies. The ICC is a
non-profit corporation. Therefore, only
operating costs must be covered by
rent. Bosch explained that if reht
ceeds that month's costs, each memb
.receives a rebate.
Fraternities and sororities have en-
joyed a recent growth and popularity
which is a welcomed change from the
dreary days of the late 60s and 70s,
when the image of Greek life made
them unpopular. There are 31 frater-
nities and 16 sororities on campus.
Jo Williams, associate director of in-
formation for the Off-Campus Housing
Office, said the popularity of Gre
living results from certain benefits V
three meals a day, parking (a scarce
commodity in this city), and a more
homey atmosphere. Room and board
runs about $230 per month for frater-
nities, and about $220 per month for
sororities.

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