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Ninety-five Years
of
Editorial Freedom

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Peeling
Hazy, hot, and beautiful with a
high in the 80s and a chance of af-
ternoon showers.

i Vol. XCV, No. 161

Copyright 1985, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Sunday, April 21, 1985

Fifteen Cents

Eight Pages

II

Jackson
Reagan

leads
protest

By KERY MURAKAMI
Special to the Daily
WASHINGTON - Reverend Jesse
Jackson, speaking to an estimated
100,000 demonstrators from the steps of
the Capitol, yesterday challenged the
Reagan administration to "give peace
a chance, give jobs a chance, and give
justice a chance."
"March on, march on, march on," he
urged the crowd.
THE demonstrators, exhausted by
their three-hour march in 90 degree
heat, managed to rally behind Jackson
with chants of "Jesse, Jesse, Jesse."
The protesters marched the two
miles from the Ellipse, a park near the
Washington Monument, to the Capitol.
Several protesters, suffering from
the heat, dropped out of the march.
The sweltering heat brought big
business for soda vendors who charged
$1 for cans of Coca-Cola, despite the
fact that many of the protesters were
boycotting Coca-Cola products. The
demonstrators say Coca-Cola broke an
agreement with Nicaraguan workers to
keep its plant in operation if it turned a
profit.
CENTRAL AMERICA was just one
theme brought up during the march.
The crowd, in addition to demanding
no aid to the Contras in Nicaragua,
called for an end to apartheid in South
Africa, and cuts in military spending.
Jackson lauded the protesters, many
college students, and praised actions of
civil disobedience in the protest of
apartheid at schools across the country.
"ON CAMPUSES around the nation,

at Columbia, at Rutgers, at Berkeley
our youth are waking up," said
Jackson. "A long night of slumber has
ceased, giving way to the fight against
apartheid."
"As our youth matures, and they
grow more away from yuppieism, they
will grow towards sacrificing, caring,
sharing, and moral resistance to tyran-
ny and terror," Jackson said.
Saying that it was "time for a
change," Jackson announced that
student leaders at colleges involved in
apartheid demonstrations will con-
verge at Columbia next week in a
challenge for other universities to

engage in a "national student sym-
pathy day" to show support for blacks
in South Africa.
JACKSON compared South African
apartheid with Nazism, and said, "the
ultimate result of a philosophy based on
racial supremacy is genocide."
"Our society is madness," he said.
"child abuse is madness. Drug abuse is
madness. Attempting to overthrow a
government in Central America that we
have diplomatic relations with is mad-
ness, strengthening ties with a new
fascist state of South Africa is madness.
To trade with South Africa is mad-
See JACKSON, Page 3

'students j oin in.
Washington protests

Daily Photo by DAN HABIB
Freshman running back Jamie Morris of the White team burns his way by Blue defensive tackle Mark Hammerstein in
yesterday's Spring intrasquad scrimmage. Hammerstein's Blue team defeated Morris' White team, however, 27-20.

Offenses shine in
By PHIL NUSSE L Schembechler said. "I woulds
The offenses were so good yesterday in, came out of spring ball clearl
the annual Michigan Spring in- the edge (over the other qu
trasquad football game, that head backs)."
coach Bo Schembechler could only H AR BAUGH was just happy t
wonder about the status of his defen- again. "This whole spring, it
se, the Blue and White offenses com- been fun to get back out and]
bined for 47 total points. said the junior, who sat out half
The Blue held on for the win, 27-20. season with a broken arm.
"THAT'S THE only thing I didn't what I've missed the
like," said Schembechler. "You put 47 Everybody seems to accept mE
points in a spring game,when you and want to play with me, so
divide the teams supposedly equal, it great."
is too many. I'd rather see a lower Both Wolverine squads had
scoring game because I stress more without a long-snap center, b
defense in the sprirg." -Quarterback only problem with snapping oc(
Jim Harbaugh asserted himself as the early in the first quarter when
most likely candidate for the helm, punter Mike DeBoer had to fal
leading the Blue with two touchdowns low Andy Borowski snap to gi
- one running and one passing. The Blue position on the White 31.
junior completed 10 of 16 passes for The Blue got a first down an(
146 yards. Harbaugh moved the squad to t
"Harbaugh shows a little more on a 20-yard pass to tight en
poise and experience right now," Kattus. A play later, Harbaugh

grid
say he in for the
y with ON T
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will an
to play sweet r
's just flanker
play," moved
of last spring.
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most. tinued
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that's minutes
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to go zone fro
ut the Blue1
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White Country
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By JERRY MARKON
and CAROLINE MULLER
Special to the Daily
WASHINGTON - More than 150
University students joined an
estimated 100,000 protesters yesterday
to denounce American military inter-
vention in Central America, South
Africa's system of apartheid, and a host
of Reagan administration policies.
The local Latin Amererican
Solidarity Committee (LASC)
organized the protest of University
students, sending two buses and several
vans filled with protesters to the
demonstration.

. "(I AM HERE) very specifically for
Nicaragua and Central America," said
LSA sophomore Adam Eigner, a LASC
member.
Tomorrow, Eigner, and other college
students from across the country, plan
to sit on the steps of the White House un-
til they are arrested, according to a
spokesman for the April Resistance
Movement, a group of protesters.
"I feel very strongly that it is time for
civil disobedience in this country," said
Eigner, who is planning on being
arrested tomorrow.
"PROTESTING is not enough at this
See HUNDREDS, Page 2

e game's first score.
HE NEXT possession, Harbaugh
roved the offense almost at
d finished the drive with a
nine-yard touchdown toss to
Erik Campbell, who was
from the safety spot this
second quarter, the Blue con-
its offensive barrage and
a third touchdown with nine
left in the half when tailback
[olloway scooted into the end
)m ten yards out.
place kicker Rick Sutkiewicz,
-on freshman from Detroit
Day, quickly put himself into
on for the first string when he
-yard field goal to raise the
24-0 at halftime. He also made
of his extra point attempts.
HE SECOND half, Sutkiewicz
where he left off and hit a 43-
See BLUE, Page 8

By JANICE PLOTNIK Justin Schwartz, a MAD member, at-
ro t st I' S About 75 demonstrators rallied at tacked Department of Defense-spon-
Elbel Field yesterday, expressing their sored research conducted on campus
support for protesters participating in and at city firms.
the march on Washington. "We welcome businesses that do not
a v e e a City Council member Lowell Peter- do military research," Schwartz said.
son (D-First Ward) told the protesters "We're not opposed to business, just in
that their demonstration, sponsored by trading in death."
10gMichigan Alliance for Disarmament JANIS MICHAEL, rally
(MAD), was directly related to the organizer, said there are
Washington march. three Ann Arbor groups which
YESTERDAY'S protesters attacked regularly perform DOD research: The
South Africa's system of apartheid and University, Environmental Research in
U.S. intervention in Central America, Michigan (ERIM), and KMS Fusion.
calling for more jobs for peace and an Michael said the Univesity performs
arms freeze. See MORE, Page 2

'U' hosts
* symposium
on Jesus
In history
By KYSA CONNETT
"Despite decades of research, the
average lay person tends to think of the
life of Jesus in much the same terms as
Christians did three centuries ago: the
humble manger berth in Bethlehem.. .
the burial in Getheseme after which he
rises from the dead," said Stanford
University religion Prof. Van Harvey
yesterday at the two-day International
Symposium on Jesus and the Gospels.
The symposium, sponsored by Free
Inquiry Magazine, drew a crowd of
nearly 500 to the Union's Ballroom to
discuss controversial questions regar-
ding traditional views of Jesus. At
times, the issues discussed provoked
some emotional outbreaks,
YESTERDAY morning a small group
of protesters from the La Rouche
organization - a group known for its
radically conservative positions - at-
See PROFESSORS, Page 3

Dancer seeks fame
as choreographer

By JANICE PLOTNIK
Larry Nye waltzes through the Diag
with a Detroit Free Press carrier bag
slung over his shoulder, a momento
from his work on the campus produc-
tion of Pippin'.
Yells of "Hi, Bob!" greet the tall,
slim music school junior as he passes
students whom he has taught to dan-
ce-students who compare him to the
famous Broadway choreographer Bob
Fosse.
The 23-year-old Nye dreams of
working with Fosse who has
choreographed such musicals as
Cabaret, All that Jazz, and Chicago.
And that dream may become reality.
Even though Nye had little formal
training before he came to the Univer-
sity this year, he has already caught
Fosse's eye.
Nye transferred from Kellogg Com-
munity College in Battle Creek with an
impressive list of nearly 100 plays
which he has either performed in,
directed, or choreographed. Though
some might rest on their past
achievements, Nye is always looking
for other projects.
"When I auditioned here, I met with
the choreographer of the Sophomore
Show and said, 'That's the job I want,'

and the next year I got it," Nye recalls.
Indeed, he coordinated dance
routines not only for last fall's
Sophomore Show of Grease as well as
the Musket production of Pippin. He
also choreographed The Best Little
Whorehouse in Texas for a theater

Pro file

group in Jackson, Michigan this year.
At present, he spends three hours a
night choreographing West Side Story
for Northwest High School in Detroit.
That job is piled on top of three hours
of rigorous dance classes each day. But
he even finds time now and then to train
Junior Miss contestants and substitute
for graduate student dance instructors
in the music school.
W HAT keeps Nye bopping through
such a demanding routine?
Perhaps it is the fact that he insists
upon having fun while he works. When
he cast performers for Pippin', Nye
said he put more emphasis on a per-
son's pleasant personality than on his
See UNIVERSITY, Page 2

Larry Nye, a School of Music dance major, poses at the CCRB. Nye aspires to work with famous Broadway
choreographer Bob Fosse.

TODAY-
Reaganomics
W HEN A TENNESSEE woman showed up at the
house where President Reagan was born and
said she was answering an add offering the
building for sale, the owners were flabbergasted.
"We haven't got it up for sale," said Helen Nicely, who lives
with her husband Paul in the two-story brick building where
Rpn a nrn m. emin;n ai nnrt+mant din o n a

ONNEUNI

thplace" refers to the tiny northwestern Illinois town of
Tampico-not the property. "I didn't know how to word
that ad. At $5 a word, you haven't got time to tell a long
story," he said. Mrs. Nicely said there had been confusion,
even among Tampico's 500 residents, over precisely what
the term "Birthplace" refers to since Reagan gained fame
as an actor.
Line of duty
R ALTIMORE POLICE officials wanted officer Osborne

federal judge to dismiss a number of vice cases because
undercover officers failed to produce enough evidence,
authorities said. Some officials felt the officer simply took
the judge's position too literally.
"Doonesbury" pulled
A "DOONESBURY" comic strip set in a Florida motel room
jammed with college students on spring break was
pullled Thursday from several newspapers which found its
humor in noor taste. One newspaper deleted Dart of the

Louis Post-Dispatch cited the same reason for pulling
Thursday's comic. Editor Murray Light of the Buffalo,
N.Y., News said he withheld it for fear "it would be
offensive to a big percentage of our readership."
The panel shows two characters in a motei room watching
a large group of students on the floor. One character
presumes the scene is an orgy, but his companion tell shim
it is merely "what a bunch of college kids sharing a motel
room looks like."

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