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Code foes encircle
adninistration building


The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 3, 1984 - Page 3
Feminist calls women
better leaders than men

Eleven activists encircled the
Fleming Administration Building with
blue crepe paper yesterday to protest
the proposed non-academic code for
student conduct.
The demonstration, organized by the
Student Rights Coalition, was a rehear-
sal for an even larger protest planned
for Friday morning, said spokesperson
Cathy Godre.
THE PROTEST began at 11:45 and
lasted for about 20 minutes. The
rotestors wound the crepe paper
around the building, walked around
several times, and then went through
the lobby.
Few administrators saw the protest,
but those going in and out of the
building went under the blue banner
without making any comments.
Yesterday's strong winds marred the
protest by tearing the crepe paper and
ripping it from the hands of the
"It's a symbolic action of tying up the
University," said Godre. "We feel
bound by the code.
"WE'RE protesting the regents
trying to bypass the Bylaw 7.02," she

The Regents' Bylaw 7.02 guarantees
the right of the Michigan Student
Assembly 'and the Faculty Senate to
reject or renegotiate any portion of the
code. University President Harold
Shapiro has proposed to the Board of
Regents that they consider suspending
the bylaw in order to adopt the code.
"On Friday, we hope people won't go
to class, profs won't hold classes,
people will show up on the diag at 8:30
to help in the protest," said Godre.
"We're going to make a picket line
around the campus and ask people not
to cross it," she said.
IF THERE aren't enough students to
physically string blue yarn around the
main campus, Godre said, there are
"contingency plans" to picket on the
most crossed paths on campus, like the
West Engineering arch and the main
entrances to major classroom
Under the proposed code, student
could be punished for acts such as ar-
son, sexual harassment, assault, theft,
vandalism, and some types of civil
disobedience - acts that the University
has traditionally left to civil authorities
or police to enforce. The penalties
range from work projects to explusion.

Women may not have all the answers
to world problems, but they would do a
better job of ?running the country than
men, feminist Sonia Johnson told a
crowd of 90 at Rackham Auditorium
Sunday night.
Johnson, who is the presidential can-
didate for the Citizen's Party, said male
leaders' pride often prevents them
from compromising and reaching ef-
fective solutions to the nation's
BUT WOMEN have an advantage
because they are experts on listening
and understanding opposing points of
views, said Johnson, 47, who was ex-
pelled from the Mormon Church in 1979
for her vocal stands on the Equal
Rights Amendment.
Men can't communicate because
listening is considered womanly, John-
son said. "What male culture sees as
strength is really weakness.
"We have a bunch of bullies running
the world. It's a playground out there."
NOT ENOUGH "real" women,
however, are involved in politics, John-
son said. Currently only "female im-
personators" such as Margaret That-
cher are the leading women in politics,
she said.
While men criticize women for being
too emotional and say they would
crumble under pressure, Johnson said
those qualities actually make women
better qualified leaders.
And men may be just as emotional as
women, Johnson said, but they display

it in a different manner.
"ALL THAT talk about women being
too emotional is ridiculous. How many
times have you seen a statesman barge
out of a meeting because he couldn't
stay high in the saddle and save face?
"All of us react out of emotions. We
need to better understand our own
feelings and others. (People) operate
on emotions, not intellect."
"We must begin to love and honor
emotions. We must not try to be a white
man and oppress, but have pride in
being a woman," she said.
JOHNSON SAID she would not run
for president on a major party's ticket
because the Democrats and
Republicans are guardians of the status
Women need to become more radical
to change the power balance in the
current U.S. political system, she said.
"Maybe we can be something dif-
ferent - a new structure.
"Women are experts in understan-
ding others feelings, right now this is
needed. We know what must be done.
"As long as God is male, we can't
have peace," Johnson said.
In order to get on the November
ballot, Johnson must collect 19,000
signatures by May 7, she said. Johnson
must also raise $5,000 in 10 states by
June 1 to receive matching funds from
the Federal Election Commission.
The local Citizen's Party sponsoring
Johnson's speech Sunday collected
about $1,000, she said.

Jack Delano, who captured the Depression on film by travelling around
the country for the Farm Security Administration's Historical Division, con-
tinues his visit to the University today with a panel discussion on "The
Depression Years," from noon to 2 p.m., in 1332 School of Ed. His film, en-
titled, Los Peloteros, will be shown at Trotter House, 1443 Washtenaw, at 7
Rackham, West European Studies-The Popular Dickens and The Early
Novels, noon, 6 Angell.
Residential College - Test of Strength, 7 p.m.; The End of the Rainbow, 9 -
p.m., East Quad.
Residential College-Poetry Reading, Richard McMullen, 8 p.m., East
Union-Poetry series, Keith Taylor, 12:15 p.m., Kuepzel Room; Bach,
Beethoven concert, 8 p.m., Pendleton Room, Union.
Ark - Irish music, Boys of the Lough, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m., 1421 Hill.
Second Chance-Disband, Next Window Please.
School of Music - Piano Recital, Rachelle McCabe, 8p.m., Recital Hall.
Russian and East European Studies - Eva Erlich, "The Second Economy
in Hungary," 4 p.m.; Rackham East Conf. Room.
Soundings - "What Women Need to Know About Money Management,"
7:30 p.m., 1413 Washtenaw.
Steiner Inst. - "The Seven Basic Attitudes for Coping With Life,'' 8 p.m.,
1923 Geddes.
Ecumenical Center - "The Peace Movement in Japan," noon, Int'l Cen-
Asian Studies - Don Luce, "The Militarization of S.E. Asia," 7:30 p.m.,
Lane Hall.
Public Health - Patricia Ruppel, "Drug Evaluation Using Blocking Agen-
ts in Receptor Systems Consisting of Multiple Substitutes," 3 p.m., M4332
Public Health.
Eclipse - Chinyere Neale, "Women in Jazz,"7:30 p.m., 5th floor, LSA.
Bioengineering-Robert Andres, "Applied Occupational Biomechanics,"
4 p.m., 1042E. Engineering.
Computing Center - Chitra Ramanujan, "Intro. to Pascal III," 3:30 p.m.,
165 Bus. Ad.
Chemistry - Barry Snider, "New Approaches to Natural Product Syn-
thesis," 4 p.m., 1300 Chem.,
Chinese Studies - Nina Halpern, "Economists & Economic Policy Making
After Mao: How Much Change?" noon, Lane Hall.
His House Christian Fellowship - Bible Study, 7:30 p.m., 925 E. Ann.
Fencing Club -8 p.m., Coliseum.
Go Club -7 p.m., 1433 Mason.
CEW Job Hunt Club - noon, 350S. Thayer.
WCBN - Policy Update from political science students, 6 p.m., 88.3 FM.
UAC/Impact jazz - Dance Workshop, 7 p.m., Union Ballroom.
Museum of Art - Art Break, Mary Stubbs, 12:10 p.m.
International Center - "Getting Organized and Documented for Your
Trip to Europe," 3:30 p.m., MLB 2.
GEO - Rally, noon, Diag.
Botanical Gardens - Bulb display, Introduction to Tissue Culture," 10
a.m. to 4 p.m.
Rugby practice -7 p.m., Tartan Turf.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings, The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Malicious Intent

Moot court


Michael Rizzo, a third year law student and recipient of the Henry M.
Campbell Award presents his final arguments in front of a panel of federal
judges and law professors yesterday afternoon at Hutchins Hall. The moot
court dealt with federal and state securities law.
Court to review Ala. law

(Continued from Page 1)
Court 22 years ago said violates the con-
stitutionally required separation of
church and state.
In Framingham, Massachusetts
yesterday, a proposal for a daily school
prayer, based on the Declaration of In-
dependence and acknowledging the
"laws of nature and of nature's God,"
went before voters in a non-binding
Early returns predicted an over-
whelming victory, but opponents vowed
to fight the effort all the way to the U.S.
Supreme Court if necessary.
The court also ruled by a 7-2 vote
yesterday in a Minnesota case that law
enforcement authorities do not need a

search warrant to inspect suspicious-
looking materials first discovered by
private citizens such as freight com-
pany employees.
They ruled unanimously that em-
ployers accused of on-the-job bias may
not withhold records sought by the
federal Equal Employment Oppor-
tunity Commission by saying the
requests for information are not
specific enough. The decision came in a
case involving a Shell Oil refinery in
The court also blocked today's
scheduled execution in Oklahoma of
Roger Dale Stafford, convicted in the
1978 murders of three members of a San
Antonio, Texas, family.

Camp Sabra, 960-acre resident summer camp on the beautiful
LAKE OF THE OZARKS, NOW HIRING Unit Heads, Counselors and
Instructors for: Waterskiing, Swimming, Sailing,.Canoeing, Horse-
backRiding, Arts & Crafts, Drama, Music, Sports, Camping.
Also Registered Nurses, Administrative Director and Office
personnel needed.
Call or write: SCOTT BROWN, Director
Jewish Community Centers Association
(314) 432-5700, ext. 125 2 Millstone Campus Drive

48 wounded in Jerusalem

(Continued from Page 1)
terrorists lobbed from multicolored
nylon bags, police and witnesses said.
After the attack Israel sent war-
planes roaring- over the Syrian-
occupied mountains west of Lebanon's
Bekaa Valley, where Israeli gunners
had bombarded suspected Palestinian
guerrilla "command posts" the day
Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek said
the PLO guerrillas, "are trying to
prove that their account with us is not
yet finished. Well, our account with
them is not finished, either."
IN THE PAST, Israel has retaliated
for terrorist incidents by attacking
suspected guerrilla targets. On Sunday,
Israeli artillery shelled suspected
guerrilla targets. On Sunday, Israeli
artillery shelled alleged guerrilla
headquarters in Syrian-held Lebanese
territory to answer attacks on Israeli
The rampage started in a sportswear
shop on King George Street. Shop
,owner Claude Danon said two men,
speaking Arabic-accented English and
carrying traveling bags, entered to buy
At the sound of a shout from outside,
he said, they burst out of a dressing
room - "one of them didn't have time
to pull up his jeans" - brandished a
gun at an employee and fired into the
street from the doorway. Then they ran
outside in opposite directions, he said.

A third man up the street was
crouched and pivoting on one knee,
shooting in all directions. A passer-by,
Sharon Edison, said, "I tried to come
up on him from behind," but abandoned
the attempt when he found himself
facing a submachine gun.
Patrick Gardner, Director
Saturday, April 7, 1984
8:00 p.m. = Hill auditorium
Tickets: $5, 4, 3, $2 students
Hill Box Office April 1 - 7

330 S. STATE * ANN ARBOR * 761-6207


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