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Page 8-Friday, October 30, 1981-The Michigan Daily'
Students turn college food
C.K. SPURLOCK AND
MURFREESBORO, N.C. (AP)- The mayor
yesterday lifted a state of emergency that was im-
posed when a food fight at a college cafeteria
escalated into a riot as students threw furniture as
well as dinner.
Ten students were arrested on felony charges of in-
citing a riot after the incident at Chowan College in
this northeastern North Carolina town Wednesday,
Police Chief Robert Harris said.
PHIL ROYCE, a Chowan spokesman, said the
ringleaders of the food fight would be disciplined,
with penalties ranging from work details to suspen-
The food fight broke out when about 600 students
started hurling turkey, apples, mashed potatoes and
bananas during a Halloween dinner.,
"Food was all over the ceiling," police officer
Tommy Geesaid. "The floor was such a mess you
couldn't walk on it. It was a total wreck."
POLICE SAID the food fight turned into a riot when
students started throwing plates and chairs.
"It was funny for a while, but it got too funny," said
Mayor W.W. Hill, who declared a state of emergency
and banned sales of alcohol for 12 hours in the town of
Harris said the emergency declaration was needed
to ban alcohol sales.
THE STATE of emergency was lifted yesterday
morning, but police said it would be reimposed if
there were signs of trouble.
Estimates of damage to the cafeteria ranged from
$2,000 to $3,000.
Harris, who entered the cafeteria with three other
officers, said he found "students just screaming and
hollering, throwing food and trays, breaking up fur-
niture-they broke the door open, too."
t Mto riot
HE SAID police used dogs to break up the crowd
and ordered students back to their dormitories.
Chowan College's enrollment is 1,100.
After the fight broke out, college officials locked
the doors in an effort to calm the crowd; police said.
Some students panicked when they could not escape
and broke down the doors.
"I locked the doors because I thought when they
realized the doors were closed they would stop," said'
assistant cafeteria manager Larry Lassiter. "But it
got worse, so I opened the doors."
NO SERIOUS injuries were reported.
Students said the idea was born Wednesday after-
noon at a local tavern where a crowd gathered to
drink beer. They said someone stood up and announ-
ced plans for a food fight at the Halloween dinner.""
Harris said the students facing charges would ap-
pear in court Tuesday. Eight of them remained in the
Hertford County Jail on $2,000 bond, police said.
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(AP)-Columbia's launchpad was
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Arabia's ambassador to the United
States, was cautious in linking the sale
to the removal of specific obstacles
blocking the road to peace. "We are
buying these planes to defend our coun-
try," he said yesterday.
Asked if his country is prepared to
join the Camp David peace process, the
ambassador suggested the burden of
paving the way to peace rests with
IN MOWCOW, the official Soviest
news agency Tass said the AWACS sale
fits "into Washington's longterm policy
of increasing supplies of American
weapons to this already explosive,
region. All this pursues the goal of
preparing for armed U.S. intervention
in the case of a 'need' for a direct
seizure of the oilfields."
Paris' liberal Le Monde newspaper
observed, "...It would serve nothing to
deploy the quasi-Herculean efforts to
get the Senate to swallow the sale of the
AWACS if it was to returnl to the
diplomatic apathy that until now has
characterized the American attitude in
the Israeli-Arab conflict."
Le Monde noted the planes would not
be delivered until 1985, "which leaves
plenty of time to see if Saudi Arabia
separates itself from the 'moderation'
with which it is credited today."
The French government, like other
U.S. allies in Western Europe, issued no
MEMBERS OF AN underwater expedition team go through mock exercises
in preparation for the Nov. 4 flight of the Space Shuttle.
AWACS sale draws
mixed reaction abroad
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