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The Michigan Daily-Sunday, October 3, 1982-Page 3

Co-op has international flavor

One way of meeting people from
exotic countries such as India, Japan,
Sudan, and Venezuela is to visit the
country. The next best thing is the
Friends International Co-op on Hill St.
The co-op, founded in 1955, is owned
by the Ann Arbor Society of Friends
(The Quakers) to provide homes for
Women foreign graduate students.
Ilse Arreaza, an Eastern Michigani
business administration major from
Venezuela, said the co-op is a place
"where you can meet foreign people but
you can learn about American life,
ALTHOUGH the co-op primarily of-

fers rooms to foreign female graduate
students, the house also offers both
males and females from this country a
chance to board at the 100-year-old
house in an effort to pair American
students with ones from another coun-
Following the co-op structure at the
University, members are required to
work four hours a week and take part in
monthly house meetings. The work can
be house maintenance or meal
preparatin, and helps lower the mon-
thly rent.
DINNERS AT Friends International
are quite a treat. Mondays are usually
Chinese specialties and Tuesday means
a German cook. The boarding mem-

bership, however, eats separately from
the roomers.
"I found that I like cooking for a large
group of people," said Amy Nicholson,
who has lived in the co-op for three
terms while working on her masters
degree in English.
Room and board fees for women who
live in the co-op this fall term are
$536.00 for a double and $501.00 for a
triple. Outside memberships are
available for $88.00 per term. Six dinner
meals are served a week for boarders
and can be purchased for $2.60.
This term, there are 22 boarders and
11 roomers in the co-op. In addition,
Kathy Orchen and Don Gallgher act as
liasons between the Ann Arbor Friends
and the co-op members.
"A LOT OF strong friendships
develop here," said Orchen, who said
she looks for flexible people who are
willing to share their culture and
feelings with others in an open and
honest manner,
Resident Bruna Guerra, a water
resources major, said that one cannot
compare the, Friends Co-op with other
co-ops because "the people at Friends
are all interested in international
lifestyles and so you find a tremendous
variety of people with completely dif-
ferent backgrounds and fields of

The Rudolph Steiner Institute will present its Michaelmas Festival today
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1923 Geddes. Activities will include music,
discussions, a short play, and a potluck lunch (so please bring something to
Cinema Guild-High Noon, 7 & 10:05 p.m.; The Ox-Bow Incident, 8:40 p.m.,
Lorch Hall.
Cinema II-The Mother and the Whore, 7 p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Philippine Michigan Club-1-5 p.m., 1586 Murfin #14.
Social Action Planning-7 p.m., Hillel.
Ann Arbor Bonsai Society-Annual show of bonsai trees, 1-4:30 p.m.,
Mathaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Computing Center-Tour of the Computing Center, 2-4 p.m.
Israeli Dancing-8:45 p.m., Hillel.
Musical Society-Schola Cantorum of Oxford, 4 p.m., Rackham Aud.
U-M Faculty Women's Club-Picnic for all Newcomers, 2-5 p.m., Gallup
Canterbury Loft-"Bent," by Martin Sherman', 8 p.m., 332 S. State St.,
second floor.
The Wild Weft, 415 N. 5th Ave, Kerrytown, will be joining with spinners
and handweavers all over the United States to observe National Spinning
and Weaving Week, Oct. 4-10. The public is invited to daily demonstrations
from 9:30-5:30 p.m. weekdays and 9-5 p.m. Saturday.
Japanese Studies-Ikiru, 7 p.m., Lorch.
School of Musi-Facdlty Voice Recital, Waldie Anderson, tenor, 8 p.m.,
Chemistry-Organic Dissertation Colloquium, David Burdick, "In-
tramolecular Diels-Adler Synthesis of Yohimbe Alkaloid Systems," 4 p.m.,
1300 Chem.
Computing Center-Lecture by Forrest Hartman, "Introduction to MTS
File Editor (III)," 3:30-5 p.m., 171 BSAD.
Near Eastern & North African Studies-Anthony Hutt, "The Development
of Early Fatimid Architecture in North Africa," 8 p.m., 207 Tappan Hall;
Kenneth Stein, "On Sadat & Mubarak," 4 p.m., Rm. 200, Lane Hall; Iran
Film, Temptation of Power, noon; discussion with K. Allin Arthur will
follow, Commons Rm., Lane Hall.
Russian East European Studies, Slavic Dept.-Lev Kopelev & Raisa
Orlova, "Contemporary Russian Literature: New Developments, New Per-
secutions," 4 p.m., E. Conference Rm., Rackham.
Christian Science Organization-7:15 p.m., Rm. 3909 Union.
LSA Faculty-4:10 p.m., Aud. A, Angell.
Social Action Planning-7 p.m., Hillel.
SACUA-2:30 p.m., 4025 Fleming Admin. Bldg.
Women's Research Club-"Revision of the Constitution Bylaws," 7:45
p.m., Rackham.
Christian Law Students-Workshop, Sister Delkores Brinkel, "Seventy
Times Seven: Christian Forgiveness," 3:30 p.m., Rm. 132, Hutchins Hall.
CRLT-Faculty Instructional Workshop, Donald R. Woods, "Creative
Problem Solving," 3-5 p.m. and 7-10 p.m. Registration required-763-5924.
Eclipse Jazz-Workshop series on Jazz improvisation by David Swain,
Trotter House, 1443 Washtenaw Ave.
Guild House-Poetry Series, readings by Carolyn Stubene and David Ep-
stein, 8 p.m., 802 Monroe.
Museum of Paleontology-Ermine Cowles Case Memorial Lec., Steven M.
Stanley, "Species Selection and Large-Scale Trends in Evolution," 8 p.m.,
Rackham Ampitheater.
Tae Kwon Do Club-Martial Arts Practice, 6-8 p.m., Sports Coliseum.
University Artists and Craftsmen Guild-Exhibition, "Art 82," 12-5 p.m.,
Grand Court of the Briarwood Mall.
Washtenaw County Committee Against Registration and the Draft
(WCARD)-Tag day to raise money for the legal defense of the nine men
who have been indicted for failing to register.
WEMU-FM-Broadcasting 24 hours a day for its On-Air Fundraiser, Oct.
4-13. Late-night programming, "Jazz Scope After Hours," 89.1 FM.

To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of:
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, Ml 48109.

Daily Photo by DOUd McMAHO

Is this seat taken?


Tuba players of the University's marching band take a break to watch the Wolverines 24-10 victory over the Hoosiers
yesterday at Michigan Stadium.

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Pedestrian killed by mine blast in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) - A land mine
blew up a pedestrian yesterday, and
U.S. Marines took up positions near
Beirut's Green Line. A U.S. military
spokesman said, meanwhile, that a
special American bomb squad has been
in the country for about six weeks "to
train the Lebanese army."
Another American official, U.S. Em-
bassy spokesman John Reid, said an
American military survey team went to
the Christian port of Jounieh, 12 miles
north of Beirut, for talks with the

Lebanese armed forces.
Reid said he had no information
regarding the topics discussed, but the
Christian Voice of Lebanon radio said
the American team was studying the
Lebanese army's needs for advanced
military equipment.
THE MINE went off on Beshara el-
Ihoury Boulevard in midtown Beirut,
the state radio said. The victim was not
immediately identified. Police also
deactivated a car bomb in west Beirut.
U.S. Marine units deployed east of the

airport, meanwhile, to join Italian in-
fantrymen at a checkpoint just south of
the Galerie Semaan crossing point on
the Green Line that divides the city into
Moslem west and Christian east, U.S.
Navy Cmdr. Peter Litrenta said.
On Thursday, a U.S. Marine was
killed and three others were wounded
by a buried artillery shell at Beirut air-
port, where the bulk of the 1,200
Marines in Beirut are camped.
ARMY LT. Col. Lee Delorme, a Pen-
tagon spokesman in Beirut, said the

Marines were hit by part of a 155min
cluster shell made in America and of a
type sold to Israel, but he couldn't say if
the shell had been fired from an Israeli

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