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September 16, 1986 - Image 3

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The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, September 16, 1986 - Page 3
East Quad residents

left in the dark

A planned blackout of East
Quad and several other
University buildings Sunday
night lasted five hours longer
than scheduled, and residents of
East Quad say they missed
classes and worried for their
safety because of the error.
Central Power Plant Turbin
Operator George Gooch said the
power was cut in order to set taps
on the transformer of a 13,200-volt
feeder to the Southeast Switching
GOOCH said the blackout
included East Quad, the Law
Quad, Martha Cook Residence
Hall, Tappan Hall, the School of
Education Building, the Business
Administraton Building, the East
Engineering Building, the
Church Street and Hill Street
parking structures, the C.C. Little
Building, the Pharmacy, the
Physics and Astronomy
Building, and the Old
Architecture and Design
Many residents were upset by
the blackout and its unexpected
six and a half hour duration. "I

think it was ludicrous to do it at
night, especially with classes the
next day," said Residential
College sophomore Kasha
"Darkness renders people
powerless, specifically women. It
was impossible and terrifying to
go to the bathroom or walk down
the hall," Fluegge added.
personal safety was Residential
College junior Jacki Bricker.
"The halls were so dark, I felt
unsafe to walk to my room," she
Residents were also angered

by the inaccurate informatio,
that they received concerning the
length of the blackout. "I wish I
had known how late it would stay
off, because I would have asked
someone to call me at 8 o'clock
and wake me up," said LSA
freshman Jeff Kaplan, who slept
through an early-morning class.
The blackout also angered
many East Quad staff members.
"I feel that everyone on the staff
was strongly against the whole
idea of a blackout," East Quad
Resident Director Micky Feusse

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Behind the scenes
Angela Ross, a professional display artist from South Carolina, arranges the window display of Swanee
Springs Leather on E. Liberty Ave. She studied visual merchandising at Greenville Technical Institute.

Football puts students in high spirits

What's maize and blue, has 22 legs, and
incites 100,000 screaming fans to "laugh, cheer,
party with friends, and drink when the time
According to freshman Mark Lipson, it's the
Michigan football team, which returns to
Michigan Stadium next Saturday for the first
time this year. The Wolverines will host the
Oregon State University Beavers at 1 p.m.
"GOING TO football games is like a social
event," said engineering sophomore Susan
Hansen. "Everybody gets into it- standing,
chanting, yelling."
"Everybody goes nuts after every play," said
engineering freshman Scott Severance.
"Everybody's always cheering. You could kill
somebody in the stands and no one would
"I GET both a natural and artificial high at

football games," said Josh Pollack, a freshman
in the School of Natural Resources. "Football is
like life."
Assistant Athletic Director Will Perry
credits "tradition" for the high spirits at football
games. "We've had a good football team since
1900. Games are a part of University life.
"People can forget studies and forget
problems and stand behind the home team,"
Perry said. "It's one unifying thing on any
college campus."
"I'VE HEARD(games) are a great thrill,"
said LSA freshman Terry Wheat, who has
never been to a Michigan football game. "I've
heard that's what school is all about."
Engineering senior Andy Crook, a resident
adviser at Mary Markley dormitory, said he
has attended more than 20 games. On any given
football Saturday, he has seen "people from
miles around going to the games. "

"There's always a tremendous amount of
activity building around the game," Crook said.
"Guys go in packs of five to 15 together. There
are a lot of individual activities, such as
playing Bob Ufer (the late Michigan football
broadcaster), and the Victors song at full blast
on the stereo."
IN "THE WAVE," a tradition allegedly
started at Michigan Stadium, cheering fans
stand up, wave, and sit down, one section at a
Crook said he was impressed with the
"psychology of the crowd" during the wave.
"One game, the wave distracted the players.
People would start 'shh' waves and 'quiet'
Severance enjoys "the Bullwinkle," when
fans direct Bullwinkle noises and gestures at
the opposing side, and when "people boo refs so
bad when they make a bad call."

A M E R I C A' S C O L L E G E R i N G


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(Continued from Page 1)
diplomatic ties with Israel and
permit Soviet Jews to emigrate
before they would be welcome at
the peace table.
If the Soviets want any place in
Middle East peace efforts, the
secretary said, "they ought to
establish diplomatic relations
with all the parties. Of course, I'm
thinking about Israel."
RELATIONS were broken in
1967, when Egypt and Syria, both
of which were armed largely by
the Soviet Union, were defeated in
the Six-Day War with" Israel.
Shultz also said the Soviets
should treat their Jewish citizens
"decently, and those who wish to

refers 'direct talks'

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The Israeli government under
Peres has made low-key
overtures to Moscow to resume ties
and increase Jewish emigration.
"In spite of all our hopes, one
can hardly see serious
movement," the prime minister
THERE WAS no indication
that any new round of peace talks
are in the offing. And Peres, who
will soon surrender the prime
minister's job to Shamir and his
hard-line Likud Party, lacks the
support of his coalition Cabinet for
wider talks.
"What do we need this trouble

for?" Shamir said Sunday after
Peres reported to the Cabinet on
last week's summit meeting with
Mubarak and the agreement to
explore the possibility of an
international conference.
Peres' summit meeting with
Mubarak in Alexandria appeared
to bring the two countries closer
than at any time since they
signed a peace treaty in 1979.
But when Peres vowed at the
Cabinet meeting to pursue an
international peace conference,
Shamir objected.


:Reagan calls for mandatory drug tests

(Continued from Page 1)
unions, and the American Civil
Liberties Union, challenged the

administration' to define
"sensitive" jobs.
Said Alan Adler, legislative




What's happening
around Ann Arbor

Campus Cinema
Blow-Up (Michelangelo Anton-
ioni, 1966), CG, 7:00 & 9:05 p.m.,
A mod 60's fashion photographer
gets caught up in a murder. Stars
David Hemmings and Vanessa
Volcano (D. Brittain & J.
Kramer, 1977), Eye, 8:00 p.m., 214
N. 4th.
The life and death of British
novelist Malcolm Lawrey, author
of Under The Volcano .
The Tin Drum (Volker
Schlondorff, 1979), AAFC, 7:00
and 9:30 p.m., MLB 3.
A young boy in Nazi Germany
refuses to grow past the age of
three in protest to the horrors
around him. German with

Democratic Socialists of America
- 7:30 p.m., Guild House, 802
Minority Student Services - 7
p.m., Alumni Center;
Scholarship meeting, 6-7:30 p.m.,
1017 Dow.
SADD - 6:45 p.m., Anderson
Room D., Union.
R. Burton - "Building Childhood
from the Base of Experience,"
CEW, noon-1:30 p.m., 350 S.
Thayer, 2nd floor.
M. Ramirez - "Contributions of
Latino Students to the
Development of a Multi-Cultural
University Environment,"
Chicano Psych. Assoc., 7:30 p.m.,
Kuenzel Room, Union.
D. Munro, M. Oksenberg, M.
White - "Perspectives on China

counsel of the ACLU: "The
president's proposal is a blatant
violation of the rights of
American workers to be free of
search and seizure without
probable cause."
SECRETARY of Defense
Caspar Weinberger spoke out
vehemently against a proposal,
included in legislation passed
overwhelmingly by the House last
Thursday, to require the president
to dispatch U.S. military forces
within 45 days to the nation's
borders to interdict drug traffic.
"The president said last night
(Sunday) that you can't just throw
money at the problem," Wright
said. "That's true. You can't just
throw words at the problem,
either.tYou'veigottto have some
money to do it right."
REAGAN'S executive order,
requiring mandatory tests for
federal workers in sensitive jobs
and voluntary screening for the
rest of the civilian federal
workforce, took effect upon his
"We're getting tough on drugs,
and we mean business," Reagan
said as Vice President George
Bush looked over his shoulder.
"To those who are thinking of
using drugs, we say: 'Stop.' And
to those who are pushing drugs, we

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