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Ninety-six years of editorialfreedom


Vol. XCVI - No. 26

Copyright 1985, The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, October 10, 1985

Ten Pages

detai 'ned
A Michigan football player was
mistakenly detained by Ann Arbor
police in connection with the armed
robbery of the Comerica Bank at 777
N. University yesterday afternoon,
the police and Michigan football of-
ficials reported last night.
Backup placekicker Pat Moons was
taken into custody by police at the
Michigan football building on State
Street south of Yost Ice Arena while
on his way to football practice shortly
before 3:00 p.m., witnesses said. He
was later released and returned to
finish his workout with his team-
mates, who are preparing for a game
with Michigan State this weekend.
ANN ARBOR police report that a
male in his mid-20s wearing a yellow
hat, a yellow jacket, and sunglasses
entered the bank at about 2:25 p.m.
and demanded money. The suspect,
See FOOTBALL, Page 5





No bikes Daily Photo by JAE KIM
Small signs like the one pictured are being placed around campus by the University's Plant Department to
keep bikes from being damaged by maintenance employees who mow the grounds.

PORT SAID, Egypt (AP) -
Palestinian hijackers of an Italian
cruise ship surrendered yesterday,
ending two days of terror for 511
hostages. Italy's prime minister said
an American was killed and thrown
He identified the dead passenger as
Leon Klinghoffer, of New York City,
who was traveling with his wife
"UNFORTUNATELY I have to give
you mournful news," Prime Minister
Bettino Craxi told a news conference
in Rome. "In the course of this
aggression, an American citizen was
killed. The captain of the ship told me
this a few moments ago, when I spoke
with him."
"He (the passenger) was apparen-
tly killed and thrown into the sea,"
Craxi said.
The Foreign Ministry said the
terrorists surrendered to represen-
tatives of the PLO, and the Italian
Foreign Ministry, citing a radio
message from the ship's master, said
the hijackers were taken to the Port
Said Naval Base.
Egyptian foreign minister, indicated
the hijackers would be given safe
conduct out of the country. "The
hijackers, who number four, will
leave Egypt," he said. "The ship will
go to Port Said harbor. There were no
He did not say where the hijackers
would go from Egypt.
The pirates demanded the release
of 50 Palestinians imprisoned in Israel
after they took over the liner Monday
night off Port Said, heavily armed
with guns and explosives. They
threatened at various times during
the two-day voyage to the Syrian
coast and back to kill the people
aboard and blow up the ship.

YESTERDAY in Washington,
Reagan's spokesman said the United
States "will do everything possible to
see that those responsible" for
hijacking the Italian cruise ship are
brought to justice, regardless of the
arrangements Egypt made to gain
release of the ship, its passengers,
and crew.
"We believe those responsible
should be prosecuted to the maximum
extent possible," White House
spokesman Larry Speakes said shor-
tly after the Egyptian government
announced the four Palestinian
hijackers had left the ship.
Confronted with conflicting reports
about. the welfare of Americans
aboard the ship, President Reagan dispot.'
ched his Egyptian ambassador
yesterday to inspect the vessel to
determine whether one or more of the
U.S. citizens aboard had been killed.
SEEKING to divorce the ad-
ministration from a reported deal to
give the hijackers safe passage out of
Egypt, Speakes said, "The decision on
how to resolve the crisis was one
made by the Egyptian government."
The Israeli government announced
that it is pleased that the hijack ended
"without our involvement," a
military spokesman, said yesterday
from Jerusalem.
The hijackers claimed to belong to
the Palestine Liberation Front, a fac-
tion of the PLO. The Palestine
Liberation Organization has denied
involvement in the piracy, but Israel
says it is skeptical.
About 100 reporters and spectators
watched as an Egyptian warship that
had carried PLO, Egyptian, ItaliaO
and Red Cross officials out to the liner
about an hour earlier returned to the
Port Said naval base carrying thO
hijackers. One of the Palestinians
waved to the crowd.

Greeks may establish court

A new judicial committee which
would discipline Greek system mem-
bers for commiting criminal acts and
oversee all fraternity social activities
could be formed tonight if In-
trafraternity Council members give it
their approval.
Greek members who commit
criminal acts would not only be
Ipunished by local authorities but by
the review panel. So far, no range of
punishments has been decided.
The original idea was divised by

Anne Morgan, vice president of the
Panhellenic Organization.
SHE FIRST develops the review
procedures for sororities because
sororities wanted to curb over-
participation in fraternity functions.
The idea of a review board was also
set up to keep fraternity men from
asking sorority women to participate
in activities women viewed as
degrading, such as kissing boothes,
Morgan said.
BUT SHE said University pressure
also played a role in the establishment

of her guidelines.
"We were getting some pressure
from the University to either gpt con-
trol (of the Greek system) or
relinquish it," she said.
"GARP will have a two-fold pur-
pose - first, as a pro-activities group
which will provide quality event plan-
ning and second, a judiciary function
if the responsibilities of Greek mem-
bership are not upheld (by both
fraternities and sororities)."
IN ADDITION TO punishing Greek
members who break the law, the

panel will also handle disputes bet-
ween fraternities, sororities, and non-
Lutes cited a fraternity that
serenades an unappreciative sorority
at 3 a.m. as an example of failure to
uphold Greek responsibilities.
The GARP would also deal with
fraternities that violate rush
"THERE HAS always been a
jucidial function in our constitution,"
Lutes said, insisting that the judiciary
See GREEKS, Page 6

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on code

After eleven months at work on an alternative code of
nonacademic conduct, the University Council will reach
a crossroads next Thursday when it meets for the first
time this fall.
The nine-member council must decide then whether to
reconsider the administration's code proposal students
protested last year, or to try to finish its own version of a
code by the end of the year.
MONDAY, IT was disclosed that University President
Harold Shapiro told students involved in the code issue
that he may bypass the council and submit the ad-
ministration's code proposal to the Board of Regents for

approval in January.
He said, however, that he would not go to the regents,
if the council finished its version by January or, as a sign
of "good faith," reconsidered the administration's
proposal of last November. The council never con-
sidered that code, opting to draft its own guidelines to
control behavior outside the classroom.
The November code draft is a series of "rules for the
University community." If put into effect, it would also
give the University the authority to punish students,
faculty and staff for crimes ranging from rape to civil
STUDENTS and faculty protested this code, claiming
that some parts of it were unconstitutional; some said

that the University should not have the right to punish
for non-academic offenses.
Key to the council's decision next week will be whether
it can finish its own code'in time. According to Eric
Schnaufer, the lone student returning from last year's
council, the group must still polish its recommendations
on emergency procedures.
Under their emergency procedures, a central coor-
dinator will have the authority to take such steps as ban-
ning a student from a classroom only if the student was a
threat to other people in the University.
See 'U,' Page 2

Search begins
for new VP

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The University has begun its search SCHNAUFER s
to find a replacement for Billy Frye, three or four st
the University's out-going vice Shapiro will pick
president for academic affairs and on the commit
provost, faculty and staff
Frye will leave behind his post as submit nominal
the second-highest ranking University Shapiro, working
administrator in May to become choose one dea
graduate. school dean and vice faculty members
president for research at Emory In his letter, S
University, his alma mater. for ideas on w
UNIVERSITY President Harold values and chara
Shapiro wrote faculty and University incumbent" shou
administrators last week asking for whether "we sho
nominations for Frye's post. to redefine the po
Susan Lipschutz, an anthropology Shapiro was u
professor and assistant to the ment yesterday,
president, said yesterday she has the president wil
received about 20 nominations for the into these questio
post, though she declined to say whose a nomination for
names had been submitted. to the regents for
Shapiro also has asked faculty, FRYE SAID
deans, program directors, depar- want to commen
tment heads, and Eric Schnaufer, want to appear to
MSA's personnel director, to submit cessor or the natu
candidates to serve on the selection Lipschutz said
committee which he will head. See 'U,
Artificial intelligence

aid he will nominate
udents from which
one or two to serve
tee. However, all
are encouraged to
tions, from which
g with SACUA, will
n and five or six
hapiro wrote asking
hat "the dominant
acteristics of the new
uld be, as well as,
uld use this moment
sition in any way."
navailable for com-
but Lipschutz said
1 put a lot of thought
ins before submitting
Frye's replacement.
yesterday he didn't
nt because he didn't
o be dictating his suc-
ure of his position.
d the University is
' Page 2

Wayne State University student
council members failed yesterday in
their attempt to convince their
university president to speak out
against the recent firing of the student
newspaper's top editor before the
case goes,. to court.
Patricia Maceroni was dismissed
from her position by the WSU
publications board last Thursday for
refusing to print military adver-
tisements in the school paper, The
South End.
STUDENTS council members
believe Maceroni has the power to
decide that The South End will not ac-
cept military advertisements. But the
publications board last week voted 7
to 1 with one abstention to fire
Maceroni for insubordination, saying
that she did not have the authority to
refuse the ads.
WMU President David Adamany
met with student council leaders for
an hour-and-a-half yesterday to
discuss Maceroni's dismissal. The
meeting came after 100 students
demonstrated Tuesday in front of his
office in an attempt to have him
pressure the publications board to
reinstate Maceroni.

Jay Grossman, president of the
student council, said he and his vice
president asked Adamany to consider
changing the publications board's
charter on the grounds that it is am-
biguous as to who has final authority
over the paper, the editor or the
publications board.
ADAMANY would not comment on
the issue at yesterday's meeting,
however, because he said he did not
believe the University administration
should influence the publications
board's decision.
"I've taken no steps to intervene,"
Adamany said. "I don't want my
views to influence the editor or the
student publications board because
they're established by a charter
which is wholly independent of the
University administration."
"I regard this as a freedom of the
press issue," he added.
Maceroni's attorney, John Minock,
will go to Detroit Circuit Court today
to ask for a temporary restraining or-
der and "immediate reinstatement'
of his client, charging that her First
Amendment rights have been
Said Maceroni of her chances of
being reinstated: "We'll have to see
how the injunction goes."

vigil Doly Photo by JAE KIM
Gretchen Broman sings 'We are healthy, beautiful, women" at the second
annual Vigil for battered women. See story page 3.

sounds, his mother said she helps him cross the street.
The college freshman said he considers himself just
another kid at home. "I have friends of all ages, but the
ones I ride bikes with are 5 or 6," he said. "I want to be
a doctor - maybe a surgeon. I've got plenty of time."
Haung said she started David's education while she
was pregnant. She said she spent hours reading books

over. "I've been the head monkey since Saturday and
didn't know it," Lindsay said Monday. "Somebody
should have notified me. I'm a little concerned that
somebody was a little lax." Lindsay got the job
because he was the most senior council member left af-
ter Mayor Tom Bradley departed on a two-week trade
mission to South America and several council mem-

WHITE LIGHTNING: Sports takes a look at
Michigan State's star running back Lorenzo
White. See Page 9.

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