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PVol. XCVII - No. 58

Copyright 1986, The Michigan Doily

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Monday, November 24, 1986

Ten Pages

Freshmen face old

rules over break

By ELIZABETH ATKINS
Excitement about Thanksgiving recess is
cushioning students' worries about papers, finals, and
end-of-the-term blues, but after months of virtually
unrestricted freedom at college, many students -
especially freshmen - have difficulty adjusting to
their parents' rules, curfews, and questions.
For some students, this four-day break will be the
longest amount of time they have spent at home
since the beginning of the semester.
Jane Hassinger, a Residential College social
worker, said freshmen's new-found independence can
be disturbed when they return home and discover that
their relationships with their parents have changed.
"A whole question of identity is what a freshman
must deal with: competencies about developing social
skills, setting goals, and following through,
mastering University requirements, dealing with

'We stress to parents at orientation the need to openly talk and negotiate.'
- Harold Korn, director of counseling services

sexuality, and learning to express oneself," said Jane
Hassinger, a Residential College social worker.
Students' political and religious philosophies,
which were based on those of their parents all their
lives, may become more liberal or conservative at
college, Hassinger said,. and parents are sometimes
frightened when they see how quickly their children
are changing.
Hassinger added, however, that many students see
Thanksgiving recess as "just a welcome break" from

the anxieties and ambiguities of college life.
LSA sophomore Rob Levine definitely falls into
that category. "The best thing about going home is
being able to eat whenever you want, not just when
the dorm cafeterias are open," he said.
According to Harold Korn, a psychology professor
and director of counseling services, most of the
parent-child tension when students go home stems
from disputes over drinking and staying out late.
"We stress to parents at orientation the need to

openly talk and negotiate. The norms of the family
differ tremendously between value systems of different
families," Korn said.
Said Kenneth Silk, a clinical assistant professor of
psychiatry who has done family therapy: "Students go
home and know what parents tolerate. Sometimes
they push the limits, but some just like to know that
they're loved and taken care of."
He explained that the amount of conflict between
parents and college students returning home depends
primarily on their relationship before the students left
home.
"My parents were really liberal during high school,
but I still felt displaced and out of touch when I went
home the first time," said David Hausner, a
Residential College senior and South Quad Resident
Advisor. His feelings of displacement were reinforced
See GOING, Page 5

Aquino
Enrile,

fires

Cabinet

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -
President Corazon Aquino fired her
entire Cabinet, including
controversial Defense Minister Juan
Ponce Enrile, after the army foiled a
coup attempt yesterday by dissident
officers and political foes.
Aquino credited army chief of
staff Gen. Fidel Ramos with taking
"preventative measures against the
recklessness of some elements in
the military."
She warned that "sternest
measures" would be taken if anyone
tried to undermine her nine-month-
old government.
THE. PRESIDENT also
accused the communist rebels, who
have waged a 17-year insurgency, of
showing no interest in peace and

said she would end negotiations if a
cease-fire is not reached this month:
Enrile and other critics accused her
of being soft on the rebels.
Ramos issued a statement
confirming that politicians loyal to
deposed President Ferdinand
Marcos, backed by "some elements
in the military," had planned to set
up a rival government. He said the
situation was under control.
He did not identify the plotters
or mention Enrile. The defense
chief, who also served under Marcos
but helped oust him last February,
increasingly has been critical of
Aquino.
A senior government official
said the plot involved taking over
See AQUINO, Page 2

Aquino
... appoints new cabinet

Students march to

protest
By MICHAEL LUSTIG
Amid cries of "honor Mandela"
and "stop racism," about 100
students encircled the Fleming Ad -
ministration Building Friday to
protest racism on campus.
The march coincided with the
conclusion of the University Board
of Regents meeting. When the.
regents said Thursday they would
not meet with the protesters
because they had to attend a dinner
honoring Niara Sudarkasa, the
University administrator respon-
sible for minority recruitment and
retention, the protesters decided to

campus
march. Sudarkasa is leaving her
post in February.
The demonstrators, a coalition of
members of the Black Student
Union and the Free South Africa
Coordinating Committee, joined to
protest the University's refusal to
confer an honorary degree on jailed
South African leader Nelson
Mandela and to call attention to the
financial problems of minority stu -
dents.
FSACC is primarily concerned
with getting the University to give
Mandela an honorary degree. They
also called for the University to

rac ism
divest its remaining $500,000 in
South Africa-related stocks.
The Black Student Union works
mainly to draw attention to the
financial problems of many minor -
ity students. Black Student Union
President Marvin Woods said Friday
that increasing financial aid awards
for minority students and honoring
Mandela are "interrelated."
The crowd of black and white
students encircling the adminis -
tration building was so peaceful
that Vice President for Student Ser -
vices Henry Johnson said, "I didn't
See 'U', Page 2

Daily Photo by JOHN MUNSON
Michigan running back Thomas Wilcher surges to the four yard line in the third quarter of Saturday's,
Michigan-Ohio football game in Columbus. The play set up a score by teammate Jamie Morris that cut Ohio
State's lead to 14-13. In case you missed The Daily's Sports Extra yesterday, a recap of the game appears on
page 9.
Rose Bowl ticket office opens
at noon in Union basement

Japanese-Americans
recall prison camps

By PHIL NUSSEL
The Wolverines' run for the
Roses is over, but for most Uni-
versity sudents, faculty, and staff,
the task of getting to Pasadena to
see the Jan. 1 game between
Michigan and Arizona State is just
beginning.
Anyone interested can go to the
University Rose Bowl headquarters,
which opens today at noon in the
ground floor of the Union and will
remain open until 7:30 p.m.
It will handle all University tick-
et activities, according to assistant

athletic director Will Perry.
Conlin-Dodds Bowl Tours, Inc.
will run the headquarters. Several
different tour packages are available
which include air fare, game tickets,
and optional activities.
Costs of the packages range
from $254 to $864 per person. The
cost of a single game ticket was not
available yesterday, but they
usually run between $30-40.
Those not interested in the pack-
age deals must still go through the
headquarters to apply for tickets.
All students, faculty, and staff

members of the University along
with their families and friends, are
guaranteed confirmed space on the
tour trip up to the close of sales,
according to the official brochure
released yesterday.
Full payment by cash or check
is required to reserve spaces on the
tours. The deadline is Dec. 11.
Refunds can be made up to that
point.
The Rose Bowl headquarters can
be reached at 665-8116.
Other local travel agencies offer
Rose Bowl packages too.

By DAVID WEBSTER
When Jitsuo Morikawa arrived at
the concentration camp in the heart
of Arizona desert, he was told that
he would be an old man before he
was released.
He was only 22, and Morikawa
thought he, along with nearly
120,000 other Japanese-Americans
detained by the United States
government during World War II,
would be held in the camps for
quite a while. The government,
predicting a long, drawn-out battle
with Japan, built seven concen-

tration camps to restrict the actions
of all Japanese-Americans on the
West Coast.
"We sensed a great distance,
separation, and alienation from
American society. It was as if we
were exiled into a different alien
world. We felt helpless," Morikawa
said.
Morikawa spoke to about 25
students at the South Quad Library
Thursday evening about his
internment and the plight of
Japanese-Americans during the war.
See CAMP, Page 5

Rebukes Shultz
Senate majority leader Bob Dole
criticizedSecretary of State
George Shultz over the Iran arms
controversy. See story, Page 5.

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TODAY
Get ready for '87
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the almanac. Long claims 80 percent of his 1986
predictions were accurate. He said his best 1986
predictions were that cigar smoking and designer
sunglasses would become popular and that digital
watch sales would decline. As for bad guesses, "I
was real sure there would be a resurgence of
vtrnekina nn enlleue mmnnec " he cid "it rea11

"I guess I just threw Grendel in with all the white
things," she said. Kym, 15, said she wasn't
alarmed when Grendel got out of his aquarium
about four weks ago because "I knew when the
weather turned cold, Grendel would turn up in
some warm place." Like a pile of laundry. He
innkiA right;aftecr t, he. mchriariveanne. 4vom

-INSIDE i
FINANCIAL AID: Opinion supports increased
financial aid for minority students. See
Page 4.

JA lthough Thanksgiving is barely upon us,
nredictinns for 19R7 arealresadv Q-rahhinQ attention.

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