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Ninety-six years of editorialfreedom
Ann Arbor, Michigan - Friday, November 15, 1985

Vol. XCVI - No. 52

Copyright 1985, The Michigan Daily

Ten Pages

I

Regents
criticize

'U,

Council

Lighter than air Daily Photo by SCOTT UTUCHY
Comedy Company members Rick LeVee, an LSA junior, and Matt Levy, promoting its shows this Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Men-
an LSA freshman, hold LSA sophomore Debbie Appelbaum down as she delssohn Theatre.
tries to float away from the Graduate Library. The company has been

By KERY MURAKAMI
Several members of the Board of
Regents yesterday said they will act
on the code of non-academic conduct
if the University Council does not
come up with an alternative to the
administration's code proposal soon.
The regents, speaking to students at
an informal reception in the Michigan
Union, placed no deadline on when
they would consider by-passing the
council and adopting the series of
rules for behavior outside the
classroom.
HOWEVER, they said the council -
which has been meeting for over a
year - has had enough time to com-
plete its work, and that action on the
code issue should be taken soon.
"I think the students on the council
have been trying not to have a code by
not making one," said Regent
Thomas Roach (D-Saline). "I'm
willing to wait until (University)
President Shapiro brings us a code to
vote on, but I think something should
be done soon."
"A year is sufficient time," said
Regent Sarah Power (D-Ann Arbor),
"especially when the safety of people
are involved." She pointed out that
the University currently has no
mechanism for taking action on
students, faculty, or staff members
who violate crimes, outside of calling
the police.
ADMINISTRATORS have said this
is not enough because of cases when
arsonists, for example, are released
on bail and allowed to return to cam-
pus.
Power said it was not her place to

set the timetable for the code's issue
and denied a rumor that she had told
some students at the reception she felt
the regents should take action on the
code next month.
"I said that if students wanted to
come talk about differing views on the
code at next month's (regents
meeting), I'm sure Mr. Shapiro would
set aside some time for them."
REGENTS Nellie Varner (D-
Detroit), Veronica Smith (R-Grosse
Ile), and Neal Nielsen (R-Brighton)
also said yesterday the regents per-
ceive the council as stalling and that
action shouldbe taken soon.The three
other regents on the board were
unavailable for comment.
The regent's remarks signal
growing impatience with the council.
Last month, students involved in the
code issue, including two who serve on
the council, said Shapiro had
threatened, in private discussions,
that he would present the regents with
a version of last year's code proposal
by the administration, unless the
council finished work by then. The
council is not expected to finish by the
end of the year. It has not yet begun to
work on the most controversial aspect
of any code proposal - how the
University should handle acts of civil
disobedience.
Councilmembers, when told of the
regents' statments at the end of its
weekly meeting yesterday, brushed off
the news as "old news."
"WE'VE KIND of known our time
was short from the beginning of the
semester," said Suzanne Cohen, a law
See REGENTS, Page 2

Reagan calls,
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Reagan tol
the nation yesterday evening he is going to Genev
and his first summit meeting with a Soviet leade
to search for "undiscovered avenues"
cooperation and to propose broad cultural e
changes of American and Soviet students, spor
teams and musicians.
"My mission, stated simply, is a mission f
peace," Reagan said in a speech prepared f
national broadcast from the Oval Office.
"DESPITE our deep and abiding differences, w
can and must prevent our international con
petition from spilling over into violence," Reaga
said. "We can find as yet undiscovered avenu
where American and Soviet citizens ca
cooperate, fruitfully, for the benefit of mankind.

for cooperation with
Id Like the "Open Skies" proposed by President throughout the we
Dwight Eisenhower at a similar summit con- did not specifically
a ference three decades ago, Reagan called for an there of 100,000 Soi
or "Open World" where communication between the "Imagine howr
of two nations can increase and "we can lessen the how the cause of
x- distrust between us, reduce the levels of secrecy. individuals and fa
ts Thirty-six hours before leaving for Geneva and tries could come t
two days of summit talks next week with Soviet way," Reagan sz
or leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Reagan said the two nation could see
sides "are close to completing a new agreement" Soviet citizens cot
Ne to resume and expand the cultural and groups like the Be
m- educational exchange programs that President children watching
an John F. Kennedy initiated and Jimmy Carter 'People of b
es suspended following the Soviet military push into '
an Afghanistan in 1979. Reagan added."
" ALTHOUGH he referred to regional strife the playing fields

Soviets

orld. including Afghanistan, he
y point to the continuing presence
viet troops.
much good we could accomplish,
peace would be served, if more
amilies from our respective coun-
to know each other in a personal
;aid. "Imagine if people in our
the Bolshoi Ballet again, while
ild see American plays and hear
each Boys. And how about Soviet
Sesame Street?"
oth our nations love sports,"
If we must compete, let it be on
and not the battlefields."

Wolverines hunting
for Gophers in Dome

Engin.
ethics

By PHIL NUSSEL
It has been terribly foggy in Ann
Arbor all week, but it's going to get
Foggie-er for Michigan tomorrow
when it travels to Minnesota to meet
the 6-3 Golden Gophers and their star
sophomore quarterback Rickey
Foggie.
A lot more is on the line in this
year's Wolverine-Gopher clash than
in most recent Little Brown Jug
matchups because both teams are in
need of a win to get a decent bowl bid.
Should Iowa lose, Michigan (7-1-1)
will be in control of its Rose Bowl
destiny next week against Ohio State

while the Gophers need to finish well
to get any kind of bid.
BUT FOR now, the bowl situation is
wrapped in Foggie-ness.
After keeping Jack Trudeau, Chuck
Long, and Jim Everett - three of the
Big Ten's top quarterbacks - out of
the end zone, the Michigan defense
once again has its work cut out for it
in trying to stop Foggie who, unlike
the other three, is a running threat.
With his rushing and passing talen-
ts, Foggie is seen by many as the Big
Ten's best all-around quarterback. He
has rushed for 417 yards and nine
See BLUE, Page 10

I

Prof to give class on
* making nuclear bomb,

course
proposed
By WILLIAM PFLAUM
A new course in ethics, designed to
make engineers aware of the im-
plications of their science, may be of-
fered to engineering school students
as early as next year,
Mike Castle, chairman of the
Engineering Council's ethics commit-
tee, said course curriculum would be
determined by students.
"THE MOST important thing is that
it would be an. open forum," he said.
Topics such as pollution and the
Strategic Defense Initiative, might be
considered for class discussion, he
said.
"But we should also consider
everyday things . . . every time you
turn on a light or talk on the phone,
you're affected by engineering
designs," Castle said.
If approved by the college's ad-
ministration, the course would be of-
fered to 70 juniors, seniors, and
graduate students, Castle said.
But the college's standing commit-
See ENGINEERING, Page 3

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A
University of New Haven professor
will teach a course next year on how to
make a crude nuclear bomb, saying
he hopes to "increase public
awareness of nuclear weapons and
their effect."
The course, "Introduction to
Nuclear Weapons," will rely on in-
formation already divulged in various

publications, according to professor
Richard Morrison, who will teach the
class.
"ANYONE who can get their hands
on an encyclopedia and some
plutonium can find out without taking
my class how to put together a bomb.
Making a crude bomb is very, very
easy," he said.
See NUCLEAR, Page 3

Daily Photo by SCOTT LITUCHY
Out for blood
Engineering senior Rob Baldwin gives blood yesterday at Mosher Jordan, as part of the Red Cross blood drive
pitting Michigan against Ohio State University. The organization reported yesterday that Michigan was down
100 pints from last year, when Ohio State won by over 1000 pints.

TODAY
Joel says "Beat OSU"
MEET JOEL. Joel says "Beat Ohio
'And when Joel says something, w
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nnthe eve nf the hig Michig

DState."
we listen.
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A moat for Maryland
MOST KINGS get to be kings because they were born princes,
but Thomas Cooper has put his faith in the electorate and hopes to
be voted king of the University of Maryland student government. Cooper,
known as King Tom II, finished second Wednesday, forcing a runoff Nov.

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