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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, October 8, 1985
'South End' board to appoint interim editor


The chairwoman of Wayne State
University's newspaper plublications
board said last night she will appoint
News Editor Maureen Aitken to take
over as editor of The South End,
following the controversial firing of
the Editor Patricia Maceroni last
Maceroni was forced to step down
last Thursday when she refused to
allow United States military adver-
tisements in the paper. The nine-
member board voted 7-1 with one ab-
stention to fire Maceroni for insubor-

SINCE THEN, Managing Editor
Chris Greenlee, the paper's second-in-
command, has been functioning as
editor. But he said yesterday that he
will leave as soon as Aitken is appoi-
nted and a new managing editor is
Greenlee supports Maceroni's fight
to keep military advertisements out of
the paper to protest U.S. involvement
in Central America. Aitken said
yesterday she would run the military

ads, one of which is scheduled to run
Oct. 26.
Supporters and opponents of
Maceroni's stance are waiting for
Maceroni's attorney, John Minock, to
file for a temporary restraining order
to reinstate Maceroni in her $150-a-
week position. Minock said last night
he will file for the order tomorrow or
Thursday, when he files a lawsuit in
federal court charging that
Maceroni's First Amendment rights
have been violated.
Aitken said she would accept the of-
fer to serve as interim editor,

although she said she wouldn't be sur-
prised if Maceroni is granted an in-
junction. "If that happens, I would
stay right where I am, which is fine
with me," she said. "What I'm con-
cerned about is getting the paper
Greenlee said that some staff mem-
bers are considering quitting the
paper and starting a new weekly
publication, but most of the staff has
adopted a wait-and-see approach. "I
don't know what the hell is going on.
Nobody has called me yet," said

Peace orps
(Continued from Page 1)
iIt indicates to the people that the U.S. still sup-
ports a government that they consider corrupt and
11'egitimate," Hawes said.
He added that Peace Corps volunteers have
become unofficial representatives of government
philosophies. And by keeping volunteers in a coun-
try already chastised by an ambassador, it ap-
pears that Peace Corps volunteers support most
"IT'S ONE thing to have the ambassador speak
gut, but when you have two to three hundred

volunteers spread out on a loca
louder than the ambassador."
And Hawes said locals s4
working for the host country go
Hawes suggested that com
Corps with similar organiz
existence in Holland, Japan,
countries would eliminate these
SUCH A reorganization
patriotism, he said. "Not man
out of patriotism. Theyt

amidst bureacracy
al level, that speaks national ideals in mind," he said.
Peace Corps volunteers enlist because they are
ee Americans as idealistic.
vernment. FOR MANY volunteers, idealism is related to
nbining the Peace their youth.
ations already in But according to Grassmuck, this youth is, in
and Third World some cases, hindering the organization's goals.
e sentiments. sIn many cultures, it is the "older people who are
woul no afectsupposed to be respected," Grassmuck said.
would not People in these cultures look at these "young
y volunteers joined kids" and wonder what they are going to do, he
had more inter- added.


tar offi ers fi ure in
(ContinuedfromPagea) he received after parachuting from a tr
"JOE'S ONE of those guys who is very plane - while climbing to the top post fu
upbeat and optimistic," says Maj. Pat in "Scabbard and Blade," a military si
ivette, who sits in on staff meetings honor society. p
1'ith Gneiser. "He says, 'Here's what But the most important factor g(
We ought to do, and soon everyone Gneiser attributes to his selection was si
gtarts to agree.'" his performance last summer during
to "When everyone gives peer the six-week mandatory camp for pi
evaluation, he is always ranked one of ROTC seniors at Fort Lewis Army rE
Die highest," says Gneiser's second- Base in Washington. d
ti-command, Richard Peterson.
Gneiser also makes sure his cadets IN AN attempt to simulate a real
show pride in the military, Rivette war, the cadets for four weeks were T
' ys. Unlike those before him, for sent out onto a mock battlefield. They M
sample, Gneiser requires a bugle had to take turns leading as many as di
call and the presence of the entire 90 students through mock minefields, dt
rmy ROTC during the weekly flag- bunker raids, and other war fo
wering ceremony outside North situations. Injuries and deaths were B
all. also simulated to further test the he
RIVETTE and other professional leaders' ability to think during a o
embers of the Army selected crisis.
neiser to head the battalion over
Cher students who couldn't match his At times, the mock war continued D
trformance both on the field and in until 10 p.m. During occasional four- D
OTC and academic classrooms. day periods the officers were granted a
4 During his sophomore and junior only four hours of rest a night, and
ears, Gneiser became the most only one meal every day and a half. t
proficient cadet in "Raiders," a Gneiser finished first in his platoon of U
oluntary program that gives ROTC 33 students and sixth among the total
#udents special training in military 250 cadets.
strategy and weapons use. He has also Although Gneiser has risen to the
darned medals and ribbons for lear- top post in the ROTC program, he de
ing certain skills - such as the wings says he never thought of military in

cadet's family history

raining until the Army offered him a
ull-ride scholarship in exchange for
ix years of service. Now, while he
ursues a bachelor's degree in
eneral studies, the senior is con-
idering a career in the military.
Given his lineage, that's not sur-
rising. As far back as Gneiser can
emember, the men in his family have
evoted their lives to the military.
GNEISER'S grandfather, Walter E.
Odd, graduated from West Point
Military Academy and went on to
rect air operations for the Army
uring World War II, then the armed
rces in Korea during 1955 and 1959.
efore ending his 33-years of service,
e also oversaw Air Force operations
n the West Coast.
Joseph's father, Gerald, served in
he Marine Corps. His eldest brother.
avid, graduated from the U.S. Naval
cademy and is currently working on
nuclear submarine. And his
oungest brother, Doug, an officer in
he Army, is attending law school at
The youngest Gneiser, however,
emonstrated leadership skills even
high school. He served as vice

president of his junior class, and in
his senior year, as president of the
student council.
AS A LEADER - in or out of
uniform - Gneiser believes he
represents the military and must
therefore maintain a respectable
"When I walk into a party," he ex-
plains, "I am a military officer, and
that I must keep in the back of my
mind at all times. I have an image to
keep up. That image I must keep up is
a responsibility to not only myself, but
the United States Army as well. I live
up to that image because I'm a
Pointing to vandalism on the Diag
and North Hall, Gneiser says he
realizes that some people on campus
oppose ROTC. But he brushes aside
the spray-paintings, and adds that he
has never been openly harassed.
"It's more or less long glances," he
says, leaving his apartment in full
uniform, "and I sometimes wonder if
it's admiration."
Profile appears every Tuesday.

Palestiians hijack cruise ship
PORT SAID, Egypt - Palestinian hijackers took over an Italian cruise
liner with more than 400 people aboard yesterday, demanded the release
of 50 prisoners from Israel and threatened to blow up the ship if attacked,
port officials reported.
State-run Italian television said 28 Americans were aboard the Achille
Lauro, which was commandeered about 30 miles out of Port Said.
Italian news agencies said Defense Minister Giovanni Spadolini placed
the nation's armed forces on alert.
Port Said officials said the ship had been bound from the Egyptian
coastal city of Alexandria to Port Said, entrance to the Suez Canal, and
headed out into the Mediterranean Sea after the hijacking. Its destination
is unknown.
The threat to blow up the vessel came from the hijackers' leader, iden-
tified as Omar, they said.
Shuttle lands secretly
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - The shuttle Atlantis landed
safely on a California desert yesterday, still surrounded by secrecy as
spectators were barred from watching the end of an inaugural four-day
mission that launched two military satellites.
Communications with the five-man Atlantis crew remained blacked out
as mission commander Air Force Col. Karol Bobko guided the stubby-
winged spaceplane to a perfect 1 p.m. EDT landing on a dry lakebed run-
way at Edwards Air Force Base.
A spokesman in Mission Control reported, "The orbiter is in very good
shape," but no other details were released immediately.
Sources said the astronauts successfully deployed two $100 million
military communications satellites that are designed to resist nuclear
radiation. The crew also tested systems aboard the new space shuttle
Atlantis and a spokesman reported the craft was "solid throughout the
Atlantis was launched last Thursday under a shroud of secrecy that
concealed even the launch time until just nine minutes before the rockets
ignited. Following Pentagon policy for a dedicated military flight, the
National Aeronautics and Space Administration withheld from reporters
all of the air-to-ground communications and mission briefings that nor-
mally are released.
London rioters kill policeman
LONDON - Police threatened yesterday to use tear gas and plastic
bullets against street rioters after some of the worst urban violence in
Britain since 1981. One policeman was stabbed to death and 232 fellow of-
ficers were injured.
Twenty civilians also were hurt when more than 500 youths, some ar-
med with shotguns, machetes, and staves, battled police Sunday night
and early yesterday in the racially mixed north London district of Tot-
Police Commissioner Sir Kenneth Newman told a news conference that
the riot - the fourth major outbreak of urban violence in Britain in a
month - was the first in mainland Britain in modern times in which guns
were used and a police official was killed.
Newman said he sent tactical squad officers armed with plastic bullets
and tear gas to the scene at the height of the violence but the riot was con-
tained without using them.
The rioters, blacks and whites, sppeared to be aiming at police, whom
they blamed for the death of Cynthia Jarrett, a 49-year-old black woman
who collapsed and dies of an apparent heart attack during a police search
of her home on Saturday night.
Caller demands Soviet, U.S
cooperation in Lebanon
BEIRUT, Lebanon - A caller claiming to represent the captors of
three Soviet Embassy employees said yesterday they will be held until
the United States and Soviet Union join forces to end Lebanon's 10-year-
old civil war.
He also threatened abductions of more Soviet and American citizens
as a means of putting pressure on the superpowers. The authenticity of
the call could not be determined.
An anonymous caller who said he represented a fundamentalist Sunni
Moslem group named the Islamic Liberation Organization claimed
responsibility for the kidnap of four Soviet Embassy staff members a week
aGO. One of them was killed and his body -left in a vacant lot.
The body of cultural attache Arkady Katkov, 32, was found Wednesday,
and the Syrians declared a cease-fire in Tripoli on Thursday, ending 19
days of fighting in which more than 500 people had been killed.
Two other diplomats and the embassy physician still are held.
Supreme Court to rule on
affirmative action disputes
WASHINGTON - With the future of racial preferences in the
American workplace at stake, the Supreme Court began its 1985-86 term

yesterday by agreeing to decide a pair of affirmative action disputes.
The court set the stage for what could be its most important decision on
racial equality of the 1980s by agreeing to study cases involving
firefighters in Cleveland and sheet metal workers in New York and New
The two cases, to be decided by July, join another affirmative action
dispute already on the court's docket - a case from Jackson, Mich., over
collectively bargained plans aimed at protecting minority workers.
At issue in the Cleveland case is what employers can do in seeking to in-
tegrate their workforce by giving minority members special preferences.










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