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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Sunday, March 11, 1984

While student a
protests to figh
bureaucracy, the
running the Mic
trying to revive an
servative voice.
The student le
spotlight more oft
wing counterparts,
in-Chief Ted Ba
vatives - not the a
the majority voicec
across the nati(
Michigan is being
vative wave - an
pts to represent th
on campus.
"If you really s
you'll find that mo
servative," says
beneath a large p
Reagan that hangs
Review's office ont
Michigan League.
The problem, ho
conservative stud
about politics or Un
the radical studen
apathy. Although
fewer in number
organized, vocal, a
says he's trying
problem by encou
students to speak ou
"Eighty percent
people who have
views, -but if yo
Review, they'd agr
But showing stu
also a problem. Sin
in December 1982 o
been published. The
completely on c
alumni and profes
well-knowns as
Gerald Ford and
not good at gettinj
says. "But I'm no
what's happening.
have been really we
The next issue of
ted to appear this w
to include paid adve
The first two issu
1982 focused on nat
Reaganomics and

Swinging OV4
IA GREEN Liberties Union. But starting last year,
ctivists are staging the paper has shifted its emphasis to
It the University campus issues such as whether the
group of students University should divest its holdings in
higan Review are companies operating in South Africa to
often neglected con- criticizing the Michigan Student
ft may be in the SIMILAR TO national right leaning
en than their right- publications such as William Buckley's
, but Review Editor- The National Review, Barnett and his
rnett says conser- staff take a hardline conservative stand
ctivists - represent on most issues.
on campus. "It's no question the Review has a
.:........::::......: conservative editorial policy," says
Barnett. "But we don't want to come off
as a right-wing political rag. Our pur-
pose is not to offend anyone."
One of the hardest blows the Review
>_> > ><> >- has dealt to a campus group has been to
ER universities the Progressive Student Network, that
on, Barnett says blockaded Engineering Prof. Thomas
sweptabyeaconser-Seniors's lab last November to protest
d the Review aem- military research on campus.
ath Revg-ilewnttemou AN EDITORIAL in the Review's
at long-silent group December issue described PSN mem-
;cratch the surfacebers as demanding, little children who
rst students are con- "didn't get their way, so they throw a
s Barnett, sitting temper tantrum."
ortrait of President Military research is a logical step in
s on the wall of the the government's role as a protector of
the third floor of the the citizens, Barnett says. "If (PSN)
can prove that the government
is that most shouldn't be protecting us, then I'd be
cwever,eisthts willing to argue about military resear-
ents are apathetic h"
niversity issues. And ch."
ts capitalize on that Despite Barnett's political
the activists are disagreements with PSN on military
, they are tightly research, his main complaint with the
nd most important, group is their disruptive tactics.
BARNETT SUPPORTS the section of
REVIEW, Barnett the University's proposed code for non-
to remedy that academic conduct that would punish
raging conservative student protesters that "interfere with
ut. University activities."
of the campus is "I see no problem saying that we're
no strong political going to punish you if you interfere with
u show them The University activities. It seems to me,
ee with it," he says. though, that the people running this
dents the Review is University are sympathetic (to disrup-
nce the paper's start tive students) - more sympathetic
nly four issues have than the Michigan Review."
e paper has survived Barnett is also critical of MSA
ontributions from leaders who oppose issues, such as the
sors, including such proposed code, on behalf of students.
former President MSA's key problem is that its mem-
columnist Russel bers incorrectly assume they represent
the general campus population when
T problem is we're actually the group only represents the
g money," Barnett small number of students who vote in
t disappointed with Assembly elections, he says.
Ith iapouintesit "ONLY A certain kind of people vote
el thi k our issues (in MSA elections). A lot (of students)
f the Review, expec- don't even bother. I know a lot of people
week, will be the first who think we should get rid of MSA,"
ertisements. says Barnett.
ues of the Review in MSA President Mary Rowland ran
tna for office under the party It's Our
tional topics such as University" - the name of her party
the American Civil alone is another faulty assumption.

er to

the right

Daily Photo by DAN HABIB
Ted Barnett, editor of the Michigan Review, working in his Michigan League
office, says that the majority of students on campus are actually conser-

"It's not our University," Barnett
explains, "It's a state university. The
University is run by eight regents who
are elected by the taxpayers of the state
of Michigan and students have little in-
fluence in the process."
BARNETT, A computer engineering
senior, is small with neatly cropped
brown curly hair. His taste in clothes -
consistent with his political leanings -
is conservative. Apart from the
Review, Barnett considers himself a
Libertarian, an extreme end of conser-
vatism that opposes all public taxes -
including those which fund state
"Taxation is theft," he says.
YET IN April, Barnett who grew up in
Cincinnati, Ohio, will be the fourth
member of his family to graduate from
the University, one of the country's
largest tax-supported colleges.
"I figure if my father is going to have
to pay taxes, he may as well not be hit
twice with a really high tuition at a
private university," says Barnett.
Barnett started college at Cornell
University in New York, which is par-
tially funded by the state, but he tran-

sferred to the University in the middle
of his sophomore year.
ALTHOUGH Barnett worked at the
Daily his junior year he quickly became
discouraged with the paper's "boring"
editorial policies.
"The Daily is kind of a predictable
liberal establishment (The. Opinion
Page editors) never write about
anything interesting. It's just kind of
depressing to me," he says.
Nearly every college across the
nation, from Harvard to Stanford
universities, has started a conservative
newspaper, says Barnett.
That trend reflects a gradual dying
out of liberalism, adds LSA junior
Gretchen Morris, head of the college
And the Review is a catalyst in the
move towards conservatism. "There
are alotrof closet Republicans - people
who are afraid to say they are
Republicans. The Review is one way
that lets people know that there are
more conservative students on campus.
I think the Review has done a great
Profile appears every Sunday.

Compiled from Aseleted Press and
United Press Internetienel reports
Factions clash in N. Ireland
LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland -- Roman Catholic youths hurled
gasoline fire bombs and gunmen shot at police and British troops guarding
2,300 protestants at a protest march yesterday, police reported.
They said two policemen were wounded by the fire bombs and a third was
hurt during clashes with Ithe demonstrators, but no one was injured when
gunmen fired about a dozen shots at the security forces.
About 2,300 members of the Protestant Apprentice Boys, the paramilitary'
Ulster Defense Association and other groups marched to protest a British
government decision allowing the Londonderry City Council to change its
name to Derry City Council.
The Protestants oppose the use of the name Derry, which the city was
called before 1613 when Protestants settled in the area and renamed it after
the British capital. The Catholic minority in the British province still use the
old name for the city.
Bomb ell s4ein, Arab nightclub
LONDON - A bomb exploded and started a fire in an Arab nightclub early
yesterday, injuring 23 people only minutes after a bomb blew up outside an
Arab newspaper shop. Police blamed the attacks on Libyan terrorists.
Following the blasts, bomb experts safely detonated three other bombs,
one found across the street from the first blast site and the other two
discovered next to an Arab newspaper store near Hyde Park, in Kensington.
The bombings came a week after police privately warned Libyan ex-
patriates that hit squads have been dispatched by Libyan leader Moammar
Khadafy to kill opponents living abroad. A Libyan journalist and a Libyan
lawyer both were assassinated in London in 1980.
Police refused to say whether they believed the hit squads had planted the
"professionally made" devices, each of which comprised 2 pounds of com-
mercial explosive attached to timers.
Study says child'poverty rising
WASHINGTON - One out of five children and one out of two black
children now live in poverty-stricken families in America, according to a
study released yesterday by a House committee.
The study, conducted by the Select Committee on Children, Youth and
Families, said the scope and speed of recent social and economic changes
"are of a magnitude unprededented in our lifetime."
It said the increase in poverty means that many of the hopes parents have
for their children - better health, better training and a better standard of
living - "will be weighed ever more carefully against their financial
capacity to attain them."
Two weeks ago, the Census Bureau reported that the share of Americans
living below the official poverty level increased from 11.7 percent in 1979 to
15 percent in 1982. But that report said its figures did not take into account
the increase in so-called non-cash benefits,.programs such as food stamps,
school lunches, public housing, Medicaid, and Medicare.
For 1982, when official calculations estimated that 34.4 million Americans
lived in poverty, the level for a four-person family was set at $9,682 in annual
The study from the Democrat-controlled committee said economic
changes that have -eroded families' security include unemployment and
changed priorities in the federal budget. The panel issued its findings after a
year-long study.
Polish students gather at shrine
WARSAW, Poland - Young people from around Poland gathered yester-
day at the shrine of the Black Madonna in a display of solidarity with the
youths of Garwolin, who are protesting the removal of crucifixes from their
high schools.
A Roman Catholic bishop told an estimated 3,000 teen-age pilgrims at the
shrine in Czestochow that the church is "disturbed' that Polish authorities
havedeclareda "worsagainstthe-Cross'?r ...., -*
A monastery spokesman said 25 groups from throughout the country conm
verged unexpectedly on Czestochowa, site of the Black Madonna - the most
revered shrine in this officially atheist but overwhelmingly Roman Catholic
nation. Some students said they had scheduled the trip previously to
celebrate their upcoming graduations.
Nearly 700 of the youths traveled overnight from the towns of Mietno and
Garwolin south of Warsaw, where high school students occupied one school
and boycotted classes at three others last week.
The removal of crosses from schools in and around Garwolin, 40 miles
south of Warsaw, has led to the most significant unrest in Poland since the
government declared martial law in December 1981 and suspended the in-
dependent Solidarity labor federation.
Bombs destroy French plane
PARIS - Two bombs planted in the luggage compartment tore through a
French passenger jet with 100 people aboard yesterday during a stopover at
the Ndjamena airport in Chad, injuring 25 people, officials said.
Witnesses and Chadian diplomats said the Union des Transports Ariens
(UTA) DC-8 was destroyed by the second bomb, which exploded 20 minutes
after the first and after passengers escaped from the burning plane by
sliding down emergenicy chutes.
No group immediately claimed responsiblity, but a French foreign
ministy offical called the bombing an "attack" and indicated it was linked to
France's military presence in Chad to combat Libyan-backed rebels.
Chad's ambassador to France Allam Mi Ahmad accused Libya of carrying

out the bombings.
A UTA spokeman said all the injured passengers were French, and the
airline and airport personnel were French and Chadian nationals.
The official said the casuality toll ,would have been much higher if the
Lane's engines were running at the time of the first explosion.
Sunday, March 11, 1984
Vol. XCIV-No.127
(ISSN 0745-967X)
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California gays battle for rights

1 1, i 0

From AP and UPI
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Deluged with up to 10,000
letters and phone calls daily on both sides of the
issue, Gov. George Deukmejian is close to deciding
whether to sign a landmark bill that would outlaw job
discrimination against homosexuals.
Backers say the bill is a civil rights issue, while op-
ponents say it would "impose a San Francisco
lifestyle" on California.
THE SAN FRANCISCO homosexual community,
meanwhile, is mapping strategy for a "strong, visible
presence" when the Democratic National Convention
opens in July.
The Sacramento bill, culmination of a nine-year
battle, won final legislative passage March 1 with one
vote to spare, triggering the most intensive lobbying

Deukmejian has faced since he became governor 14
months ago.
He has until midnight Wednesday to decide
whether to sign the bill, veto it or let it become law
without his signature.
THE REPUBLICAN governor has given no clue to
his decision, and foes and backers of the measure
have pushed their lobbying efforts to the limit.
On one side are conservative Republicans, led by
Richardson, of the Los Angeles suburb of Glendora,
and a coalition of fundamentalist religious leaders
known as the Committee for Moral Concern, which
warns that the measure would "impose a San Fran-
cisco lifestyle" on the entire state.
On the other side are the large, politically active
gay communities of San Francisco and Los Angeles,
civil liberties organizations and most liberal

MEANWHILE, the politics of "gay power" -
which has made the homosexual voting block a force
in city elections - will be practiced both on the
streets and in Convention Hall, says Harry Britt, a
member of San Francisco's law-making Board of
"Politically, we are the leading group in San Fran-
cisco," Britt said of the homosexual community,
estimated at as much as one-fourth of the city's
700,000 population. "We're going to have a strong,
visible presence when the Democrats come to town."
A massive march is planned for the eve of the con-
vention, which runs from July 16-20.
"The march will be directed at the Reagan ad-
ministration, not against the Democratic Party,"
said Britt.

Graduation nightmare can be avoided

(Continued from Page 1)

To avoid the crowds that typically
pack the Cellar as the March deadline
draws near, students can order their
caps and gown by mail, Byas said.
Yellow, mail-order forms are available
in University department offices and at
the Cellar.

Students in the College of
Engineering and the School of Natural
Resources must go through a different
process to graduate.
ENGINEERING students only have to
file one diploma application to kick off
the graduation process, said Elaine
Harden, a senior alumni officer in the

College of Engineering. Once that form
is filed, it is a counselor's respon-
sibility to make sure a student has
completed the college requirements,
she said.
Unlike their LSA counterparts,
engineering students rarely file
diploma applications late, Harden said.
"This is something that is very impor-
tant to their academic future so they
get (the form) in on time," she said.

Natural Resources students are
audited twice each year and only need
to submit a diploma application for a
final audit, said Sheryl Wenskay, a
Natural Resources auditor.
A picture on page one of yesterday's
Daily of Bashir Gemayel was incorre
tly identified as Amin Gemayel.

Put your degree
to work
where it can do

A Glimpse into Darkness
Conference on the Holocaust


a world of good.

Thursday. March 8
Incident at Vichy Student performance of
Arthur Millers one-act play.
7 30 pm
Hil Street Cinema. 1429 Hilt St.
Students $3 50, sor-students $5.50)

Saturday, March 10
'Genocide" Academy Award winning film
produced by the Simon Wiesentha
Center.Discussion at 900 p m. led p
Prof- David Weinberg, U of M History
730 930 pm.
Hil Street Cinema. 1429 Hill St ($2 00)

Your first job after graduation should offer you
more than just a paycheck. We can offer you
an experience that lasts a lifetime.

Working together with people in a different
culture is something you'll never forget. It's a
learning experience everyone can benefit from.0
In Science or Engineering, Education, Agricul-
ture, or Health, Peace Corps projects in de-
veloping countries around the world are w

Sunday. March1 t
How Unique Was the Holocaust?" Prof.
Henry Feingold. City Unversty ot New
A j= York and author
(\\' \j /2.30 p m
Rackham Amphitheatre
Incident at Vichy Student performance of
Arthu~r Millers one-act play.
7 30 p nm
Hil Steet Cmemna r42 Hilsl St
Students 5350 non-students $5 50)
Monday.March 12
Contemporary Lessons of the Holo-
caust' Panel discussion with Sister Carol
Hittner Mercy college Prof Arthur
Mendel. University of Michigan: and
Rabb Allan Kensky, Beth Israel
7 30p m
Rackham Amphitheatre

Tuesday, March 13
"The Redemption of the Unwante:
From the Liberation of the Death
Camps to the Founding of Israel"
Or Abram Sachar, Founding President.
Brandeis University and author.
7.30 p.m.
Rackham Amphitheatre
The Early Years Ater the Holocaust:
Personal Recollections of Survivors"
7 30 pm.
Rackham Amphitheatre
Thursday, March 15
"Taking Oral Histories" Film and
2 00 Noon
Michigan League. 3rd Floor Room D
"The Righteous Among the Nations
Dr Mordecai Paldiel. Yad Vashem.
7:30 p m
Rackham Amphitheatre
"Aft.r-the H.l.ca...:-Wo.d. an

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