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The Senate Assembly, the faculty
governance body, elected four new faculty
members to its executive committee, the
Senate Advisory Committee on University
Affairs, yesterday.
Prof. Charles Olson will serve a one-year
term replacing a member on sabbatical, and
Professors Tom Lenaghan, Edward Chudacoff,
and William Dobbins will serve three years on
The four professors were chosen from eight
faculty and staff nominees SACUA picked last
month. Members are elected on a staggered
basis to fill the nine executive positions.
Although three of the nominees were
women, none were elected. Beth Reed,
associate professor of social work and
women's studies, said this may make a
difference for issues such as affirmative action.
"It's symbolically important that women
be involved in higher levels of education,"
Reed said. Next year Reed will be the only
female member of SACUA.
Olson, a natural resources professor, is

replacing Lorraine Nadelman for one year
while she is on sabbatical. When Nadelman
returns she will be the second woman in
Olsen is a member of the Research Policies
Committee and the Advisory Committee on
State and University Relations. He said he
enjoyed working on these committees but is
unsure if he will change committees once he
begins his SACUA term.
Lenaghan is an English professor who
served on the Senate Assembly from 1966-
1968. He said the two most important issues
SACUA should review are racism and the
faculty merit review system.
Music Prof. Chudacoff said he hopes
SACUA "can act as a funnel for faculty ideas
and concerns on campus." He is a member of
the Academic Affairs Advisory Committee and
the University Affirmative Action Com-
Dobbins, who is a professor of internal
medicine, said faculty governance is essential
to maintain a quality atmosphere at the
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Rim service Daily Photo by SCOTT TUH
LSA junior John Rim serves to his friend LSA sophomore Sam Park on the courts outside CCRB yesterday. Though the
temperature was only 40 degrees, "I'll play anytime as long as the courts are clear and it's not too windy," said Rim.

11AM boycott
By EUGENE PAK University.
A group of Black University students, upset University Pre
with the increase of blatant racist acts on Charles W~
campus and "inadequate provisions" by the organizer sai
University administration, will launch a third depending upc
Black Action Movement (BAM) tomorrow at the demands.
p11:30 a.m. with a march from the Rackham "If the at
building to a Diag rally. favorable...v
After the rally, BAM members plan to take another direct
"direct action" by calling for the University Barron Wallac
community to participate in a 24-hour econom - Direct acti
ic boycott of the Michigan Union. the type of pa
BAM members have made a list of 12 seeing," acec
,demands designed to provide long-term, instit -Darrell-Thorn
utional mechanisms to combat racism at the Wynder sai

They will present the list to
.sident Harold Shapiro today.
V(ynder, a law student and .B AM
tid further action may be taken
)on the administration's response to
administration response is not
wve feel our only option will be
at action effort," said law student
ie, another BAM organizer.
Lion means "something that is not
)assiveness this campus is used to
ording to MSA Vice President
aid, "If we continue to be treated by

the (administration) by sidestepping the issues
and telling us that things have already been
done which haven't been done, we will take
further direct action on the University to cripple
the University economically and otherwise in
the same spirit of the BAM movements of
1970 and 1975." Wynder would not specify
what further action might be taken.
The BAM strike of 1970 effectively shut
down the University for 13 days as students and
workers boycotted classes and work.
One of the current BAM demands is imple-
mentation of the 12 demands formulated by

f'a l~l"By TIM OMARU converted the natives to Chistian - r ce wo
Today University students will ity. However, much of his life is S i 4pi oliit4l {011 1
" " ~ ~ _ celebrate St. Patrick's day with the shrouded in mystery and surrounded

of green
marks St.

traditional wearing of the green and
the ever popular drinking of the
green (beer).
But St. Patrick's Day traditions
go back way before the advent of
free t-shirts and early-morning green
beer at Dooley's bar on Maynard.
St. Patrick, the patron saint of

by myth - for example ne is
supposed to have rid Ireland of
"For the Irish, he's the most
important of the their early
religious figures, and therefore that
would put him on a par with
George Washington or (Abraham)

displace nearby homes

bihpin Ireland, where he See ST. PAT, Page 3
studying '
not help /
You force yourself to attend your s
8:00 a.m. lecture, only to have it
Idrowned out by loud snoring from
the guy behind you. Oh well, you'sa
figure, it'll catch up! with him in s "
the end. He'll fail the next hourly. ~,'
But will he? j--,
College and sleep, or lack
thereof, often go hand in hand. R
Pulling all-nighters, filling your
blood with caffeine, stumbling §
through classes the next day -all s.
are typical in the life of a/
IUniversity student. T
Most students say they perform
as well as they expected after an all
night study session, and some say
they even do better. However,
research shows a sleep deprived per-
son does worse on exams because R
he or she is less responsive, slower
in answering questions, and more ~
paranoid about what he or she' y
writes down, according to Karen
Angel, chief technician at the sleep

The world's largest particle
accelerator could displace 100 to
200 homes of Michigan residents if
it is built in the state, according to
Lawrence Jones, University physics
department chairperson.
Gov. James Blanchard announced
Friday that Michigan would enter
the race for the $4.4 billion atom-
smashing "super collider," which
will create 2,500 permanent jobs
and attract over 500 visiting
scientists to its host state, while
creating no pollution, according to
U.S. Department of Energy Press
Officer Jeff Sherwood.
The collider, which will smash
beams of protons into each other
with a collision energy of 40
trillion electron volts, will have a
$270 million annual budget,
Sherwood said. The project will be
awarded to a state in January 1989.
Jones said the collider will not
be dangerous to people living
nearby, and that the work would be
done too far underground to cause
any damage.
Michigan's proposed site, an
8000-acre area in Monroe and
Lenawee Counties, about 30 miles
south of Ann Arbor, "would miss

all the city limits," Jones said,
adding that the planned site is still
very tentative.
J. David Bagnall, president of
the Monroe County Chamber of
Commerce, said while he is
sensitive to those that may be
displaced, he feels the economic
benefits far outweigh any other
Bagnall said the collider, which
will shoot atomic particles around a
20-foot deep, 52-mile long under -
ground ring, would "really make
this place a tourist attraction," and
would be beneficial to the county.
University Physics Prof.
Martinus Veltman said the Univer -
sity would benefit from the collider,
because prominent scientists from
all over the world would come to
Michigan to work at the site, and
that students would have the chance
as well.
Almost every state has expressed
an interest in obtaining the
accelerator, Sherwood said, includ -
ing Illinois, which hosts the Fermi
National Acceleration Laboratory,
currently the largest particle
acceleration plant in the country.
The new collider would smash
particles with 20 times the

collision energy possible at Fermi.
University Prof. Jones, who first
encouraged Blanchard to join the
competition for the collider, said
the state has a 10 percent chance of
obtaining the collider. He said the
Department of Energy, sponsor of
the project, will formally request
proposals from states this April, to.
be submitted in. August. Then, a
panel of scientists named by the
national academies of sciences and
engineering will study the
submitted sites and recommend the
top five sites to the DoE. The
decision will be made by the end of
1988, he said.
University Vice president for
Academic Affairs and Provost
James Duderstadt, however,
believes Michigan will be in the
DoE's top ten, but not the top five.
He said Michigan will need both a
strong technical proposal and
political influence to obtain the
The DoE will look for a site
with a sufficient amount of land,
strong environmental factors,
enough power and water, and
community support and resources,
Sherwood said.
Vote yes on proposals A, B, and
E on MS A's election ballot
today and tomorrow.
The rape art show which opened
at Slusser Gallery this past
weekend elicited strong visions
that will not soon be forgotten.

V"isit"ngprofsbri ng
new ideas to ckiss
Students can learn trial tactics from a judge, Goethe from a
German, or the stockmarket from an investment banker if one of the
University's visiting professors are teaching their course.
Professors from other universities, as well as adjunct professors -
corporate world professionals - are hired by University schools and
colleges to supplement courses by giving a new perspective on a


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