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City police to enforce
alcohol ban on Diag
By TRACEY MILLER City Democrats argued that a city
The Ann Arbor City Council passed a ordinance was not necessary, and that
city ordinance to prohibit consumption it discriminated against street people,
of alcoholic beverages on the Diag last who are most likely to be targets of the
night by a 6-5 vote split along party new ordinance. "I find drinking per-
lines. sonally offensive on the Diag, but I see
The resolution means that Ann Arbor no reason for a law unless the behavior
police will patrol the Diag area along of (the drinking) is dangerous," said
with campus security guards, who have Ra hael Ezekiel (D-Third Ward).
been enforcing an anti-alocohol or- ut Ann Arbor Mayor Louis Belcher,
dinance passed by the University who agreed with the other council
relents last July.Republicans, said that the ordinance
y.was appropriate.
-HAPPENINGS-
Highlight
A group of minority law student associations will present a panel
discussion entitled "Grenada: The U.S. Constitution, The War Powers Act,
and Internation Law." Professors Alex Aleinikoff (formerly with the Justice
Department) Ted Stein (formerly with the State Department), and Joseph
Weiler will speak from noon to 1:30 p.m. today in Room 150 of Hutchins Hall.
Films
Cinema Guild - Pather Panchalli, 7 & 9 p.m., Lorch.
AAFC - The Deer Hunter, 6 & 9 p.m., MLB 4.
German - Die Kulturmacher & Die Missbrauchten Liebsbriefe, 8 p.m.,
Max Kade House.
Performances
Dance - University dancers, with Lucinda Lawrence, 12:15 p.m. Pen-
dleton Room, Union.
Ark - Martin McCarthy, John Kirkpatrick & Howard Evans, Music of the
British Isles, 8p.m., 1421 Hill.
Music - Faculty/student chamber music, 8 p.m., Rackham; Trombone
recital, 8p.m.,RecitalHall.
Second Chance - Ripper.
Speakers
' ioengineering - Mark Meyerhoff, "From pH to PHormones;
Bioanalytical Measurements with Membrance Electrodes," 4 p.m., 1042 E.
Engin.
Hillel - Paul Loeb, "Living with the Bomb," 7:30 p.m., 1429 Hill.
Women of the 'U' Faculty - William Benninghoff, "The Botanical Gar-
dens for Tomorrow's World," 7p.m., Botanical Gardens.
ISR - John Cacioppo, "Elementary Processes Underlying Attitude
Change," 7:30 p.m., 6050 ISR.
LSA - Gardner Ackley, "Government Stabilization Policy," 8 p.m.,
Rackham.
Chemistry - W.C. Lineberger, "Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Negative
Ions & Small Free Radicals," 4p.m., 1300 Chem.
Computers - "Basic Use of Magnetic Tapes," noon, 1011 NUBS.
Russian & E. European Studies - Fred Starr, "Krenlinology & Soviet
Popular Culture," 8 p.m., Aud A Angell-
Geology - Daniel Fisher, "Seasonal Mortality of Mastodons," 4 p.m., 4001
C.C. Little.
Ecumenical Campus Ctr - Sassan Mohtari, "Grenada Invasion Through
the Eyes of a Grenadian Medical Student," noon, Int'l Ctr.
Reproduction & Differentiation Studies - Jeroie Strauss, "Recent Studies
on Ovarian Cholesterol Metabolism," 12:10 p.m., 11th floor N. Ingalls Bldg.
Eclispse Jazz - Willis Patterson, Vocalists, 7:30 p.m., 5th floor LSA.
Chinese Studies - Michael Oksenberg, "Organization of the China field,"
noon, Lane Hall.
People for Reassessment of Aid to Israel - Pete McCloskey; Jr.,
"America, Israeland the Middle East: Is America Buying War or Peace," 8
p.m, League Ballroom.'
Public Library - Ann Harman, Joan Laird, "The War Over the Family:
Capturing the Middle Ground," 12:10 p.m., Main Library.
Free University - Ann Larimore, "Thinking about Decentralization," 4
p.m., 332 S. State.
Kelsey Museum - Carol Mattusch, "Archaic to Classical: The Early
Development of Greek Bronze Statuary," 4 p.m., 203 Tappan.
Public Relations Club - Renee Tackett, "Corporate Public Relations,"
4:15 p.m., Pond Room, Union.
. Center for Human Growth - Peter Vig, "Associations Between
Respiratory mode and Craniofacial Morphology," noon, 1000 N. Ingalls Bldg
PSN - Roger Kerson, "Military Reseach on Campus," 8 p.m., Welker
Room, Union.
Meetings
Academic Women's Caucus - "Setting Priorities for 1983-84," noon, 350 S.
Thayer.
NOW --7:30 p.m., 1917 Washtenaw.
Ann Arbor Go Club -7 p.m., 1433 Mason.
Baptist Student Union -7 p.m., 2439 Mason.
Lutheran Women's Support Group - 7:30, S. Forest & Hill.

Leukemia/Lymphoma Support Group -7:30,763-3115.
Overseas Opportunities - Year in Athens info, 4:30 p.rh., Int'l Ctr.
Miscellaneous
M-OSU Blood Drive -1to 7 p.m., Couzens Hall.
Art - Albert Weber, "Works in Progress," 2000 Bonisteel Bldg.
County Dept. of Social Services - Orientation for Foster Parents, 2 p.m.,
2350 W. Stadium.
Aperitivi - Grand Opening, 118 W. Liberty.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109
MaUidous Intent

The'Michigan Daily - Tuesday, November 8, 1983 - Page 3
What goes on
in Senior.'s lab

Thomas Senior, professor of electrical
and chemical engineering, still remains
the focus of much of the protests again-
st military research on campus.
Ever since the issues of Pentagon-
sponsored research resurfaced at the
University two years ago, the British-
born engineer has maintained that his
interest is in the civilian applications of
his work, even though he must rely on
the military to fund his projects.
ACCORDING TO Air Force
spokesmen, who were interviewed by
the Daily in 1982, Senior's work would
contribute to Stealth technology, which
is trying to develop airplanes and
missiles that are invisible to radar.
Senior has acknowledged that his work
could be applied to such technology, but
that he doesn't know anything about it.
He contends that the Air Force supports
his research on "electromagnetic scat-
tering" on the slight chance that it may
one day contribute to military pur-
poses, but that his work has more im-
portant civilian applications. He says
the research is applicable to non-military
purposes such as reducing interference
in airport or police radar.
Another Senior project involves the
testing of hobby-shop models of Air
Force jet fighters and bombers to
measure the impact of "elec-
tromagnetic impulses" on the equip-
ment inside.
Those electromagnetic impulses
could mean nuclear explosions - as the
protestors contend - or lightning - as
Senior contends. As 1979 "Statement of
Work" submitted to the Air Force on a
project that has continued for several
years specifically mentions the utility
of this work in predicting the impact of
"a high altitude nuclear detonation" on
an aircraft.
Senior has argued that military
language is written into statements in
order to satisfy Congress, which
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requires the Pentagon to support
research that is close to its military
mission.
Furthermore, he adds, if the research
really did apply to Stealth technology or
nuclear weapons, it would have
classified status, as opposed to non-
classified. As it stands, the Soviets and
the Chinese have as much access to his
work as the Pentagon, he says.
Senior and other professors who work
for the military say the Pentagon pays
for basic research on campus in order
to assure the nation maintains a
technical proficiency. They say that
the government has geared most of the
research money for certain technical
fields away from agencies such as the
National Science Foundation and
toward the Pentagon.
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Dilly Photo by UG McMAHON
Ann Arbor City Councilmember Lowell Peterson (D-Second Ward) urges
protesters at the East Engineering Building to push for nuclear freeze
legislation at yesterday's rally against military research.
Protesters support
laboratory takeover

ALFRED HITCHCOCK'S
REAR
WINDOW
GRACE KELLY
JAMES STEWART
RAYMOND BURR

(Continued from Page 1)
side the windows of Senior's laboratory.
They spent several minutes chanting
there before moving inside the building
to the hallway past the laboratory.
The protesters chanted throughout the
rally, with such slogans as "One, two,
three, four, we don't want a nuclear
war; five, six, seven, eight, we don't
want to radiate," and Hey, hey, ho, ho
the DOD has got to go."
Those who attended the rally said
they thought the afternoon'srsit-in and
the accompanying demonstration
would have an impact on military
research on campus.
"HOPEFULLY, (the sit-in) will get
people to seriously reconsider what
(the researchers) are doing," said
protester Joel Kaufman, a first year
medical student.

Michigan Student Assembly
President Mary Rowland said that she
hoped the sit-in will raise the awareness
of the community. "I think it'll keep the
issue alive. I'm hoping in addition that
it will raise the consciousness of more
students who haven't been active in
(the fight against military research)
before," she said.
"I really support what they're doing
and I like to do my part," said MSA
Vice President Jono Soglin, who also at-
tended the rally.
PSN members will hold a military
research teach-in tonight, led by for-
mer MSA researcher Roger Kerson,
who explored military research on
campus for the assembly last year.
The teach-in will be followed by a
candlelight vigil at University
President Harold Shapiro's home at 10
p. M.

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,students seize research lab

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Bauer tried to enter the lab through the
back door, but PSN members had
blocked it with a screwdriver.
"Should I lose my job because there's
too much interference with my work I'll
be very upset," Bauer said.
At 5:30 p.m. Security Director Walt
Stevens and three security officers
walked over students, desks and lab
equipment to enter the room, pushing
aside protesters and onlookers.
"You can stay here as long as you
like" Stevens said to the crowd. After
asking the demonstrators if they wan-
ted anything, the crowd chanted back:
"Shut it down," referring to defense-
department research.
Two graduate students were conduc-
ting experiments when PSN members
entered the lab.
Stevens said the security guards were
posted in the lab to protect equipment.
Also, two graduate students who were
conducting experiments when PSN
members entered were directed by
Senior to remain in the lab to watch
over the equipment.
Though PSN members said there was
a "strong possibility" some of them
would be arrested, Stevens said it was
unlikely.
"All we want to do is protect the
Police
notes
Three robbed
at gunpoint
Three Ann Arobr residents were robbed
at gunpoint early yesterday morning in
their home on the 900 block of South
Division. Two males in their twenties
forced their way into the house when
one of the victims, a 20-year-old man,
answered their knock at the door at
2:15 a.m. One suspect carried a long
gun, possible a rifle, and the other was
carrying a hunting knife, Ann Arbor
police said.
The suspects then ripped the cord out
of the telephone, and asked the man
who answered the door to give them
mnnevy drugs and iewelrv. The victim

equipment. I don't think anybody wan-
ts to do anything to the people who have
a cause."
During the vigil, PSN members kept
in contact with the outside by using
walkie-talkies and a telephone in the
lab office. The office was locked at
about 6:15, cutting off phone use.
Security officials did allow students to
leave the lab to use the bathroom.
Four security guards were placed in
the lab for the night; three were
positioned in the hallway.
PSN has been the most visible op-
ponent of military research on campus
since the group's formation last year.
Last April, the group staged a 24-hour
sit-in at the office of Vice President for
Academic Affairs and Provost Billy
Frye, the University's top budget of-
ficial.
"I WAS REALLY nervous "
Winkelman said of the plans to stage
yesterday's takeover. "This morning
when I was packing up I sort :f freaked
out, but once we were in it was fine ... I
know what we're doing is right."
PSN members insisted the research
has military applications. "They have
to use lightning because they are not
allowed to test any nuclear weapons
above ground," said PSN member
Susan Povich.

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