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The Michigan Daily-Friday, January 22, 1988- Page 3
CIA postpones second

The Central Intelligence Agency's
planned visit to the University cam-
pus today was cancelled. The visit
would have been the CIA's second
this school year, marking increased
CIA activity after a year's absence
from tle campus.
Art Hulnik, chief of the CIA's
public relations unit and professor at
George Washington University, was
invited to give a brown bag speech
to the students and faculty of the
University's Institute for Public
Policy Studies today at noon. Signs
in the institute offices yesterday said
he cancelled because of a conflicting
engagement in Washington, but he
may reschedule his visit.
Several students from the
University's Latin American
Solidarity Committee had planned to

ity appearance
protest the CIA's involvement with learn more about working for t
human rights abuses in Nicaragua, CIA.
during Hulnik's speech. Goldenberg said the inform
LASC member David Austin meeting was cancelled because
said he thought Hulnik cancelled the students had expressed an interest
visit because the CIA found out meeting with Hulnik and becau
about the planned demonstration. Hulnik would be unavailable early
"I think it's a big victory for us the day.
that the CIA is ever afraid of coming "Very often it's the case that (
to a university where they could get CIA) doesn't call things recruitme
bad publicity. The trend of the past but they're always interested in fin
few years is that they do cancel their ing new people," said Dean Bake
recruiting efforts when a protest has an economics teaching assistant
been planned," said LASC member Deborah May, director of t
Thea Lee, a graduate student. University's Career Planning a
IPPS Director Edie Goldenberg Placement Office, said she attribut
said Wednesday that Hulnik's visit the CIA's recently increased visib
was not an attempt to recruit. In the ity on campus to a greater needf
institute's newsletter announcing new recruits. May said the CIAd
Hulnik's visit, however, students not come to campus last year b
were invited to an informal meeting cause they did not need to hire a
with Hulnik before his speech to new employees.

t in

$28 million jackpot attracts
students to lottery ticket stores

Asian-Americans in the Anderson room of the Union.
Psychologist addresses cultural
conflicts of Asian Americans

Asian Americans may face
identity problems when trying to
resolve cultural conflicts by
assimilating into American culture,
Psychologist Derald Wing Sue told a
group last night.
Sue, a faculty member of
California State University at
Hayward, made a keynote address to
about 35 people at the Michigan
Union as part of Asian American
Awareness Month activities.
Sue is concerned with the the
"model minority" stereotype that all
Asians share. "It (the stereotype)
implies that you are successful, you
are good with numbers, and you are
good in science," he said.
This stereotype creates the
"marginal person" - an individual
at the fringe of two cultures - in
the Asian community, he said.
"The Asian American is caught
between the traditional Asian culture

and the white American culture," he
said. He said a clash of cultural
values results.
To illustrate his point, Sue gave
a personal example. "My father
taught me that the restraint of strong
feelings is highly valued, but the
American culture emphasizes an
expression of sp( an taneous and
strong emotion. There exists a
cult' : .-f.ic:,,
The conflict also exists in his
own career as a professor. Sue
mentioned textbooks citing
assertiveness and self-disclosure as
desirable traits for good mental
health, while Asians traditionally
value just the opposite, he said.
Sue cited "cultural racism" as the
reason "American culture socializes
Asians to think that white American
culture is positive, and everything
else is negative." As a result, Asian
Americans often try to assimilate
into that culture.

Many Asian Americans, facing'
the difficulty of merging into the
unreceptive American culture, are
left feeling angry and resentful, Sue
As a counselor, Sue helps those
who have such problems, helping
them reach what he calls a stage of
awareness.Itsinvolves "inner
security, a sense of comfort with
one's own identity, an ability to
appreciate aspects of one's own
culture, and to appreciate aspects of
American culture."
Dr. Sue's talk was sponsored by
the Minority Student Services and,
five Asian student groups.
Other activities ir, urle tale by
an Asian playwright and k poet this,
week-end, and a series of Asian films
that continues Saturday.
Sue praised this month's
activities and said, "It is like
nourishment, especially to those
who feel isolated on such a large

Lottery tickets aren't usuallyf
priorities on a student budget.
But, until yesterday, the $28j
million jackpot was enough to
introduce a whole new breed of ticket
"Students don't go out of their
way to get tickets unless it's worth
it," said George Koklas of Capitol
Market, a grocery store on Fourth
and Washington. Capitol Market is
one of the closest stores to campus
that sells lottery tickets.
Normally, students make up only
five to 10 percent of ticket-buyers,
Koklas said. But the Lotto has
soared, Koklas said, and student
business increased yesterday by 20
percent - about 100 more students
than usual.
Mohammad Issa, an employee at
Big Market on East Huron, said
Lotto buyers waited half an hour for
tickets yesterday, Issa said h e
believes students don't think smaller
jackpots are worth the ticket price.
But yesterday, he estimated that
2,000 students passed through the
store buying Lotto tickets -- a 30
percent increase from normal Lotto
business, he said
Because students usually don't
f u far from campus to buy lottery
tickets, local stores such as the
Village Corner and Tice's do riot
have Lotto Machines. The machines.
employees said, take away from
other business.
"It's too much hassle and we
don't get enough volume to get a
machine," said a worker at Tice's.
The University does have rules
whicherestrict non-academic behav-
ior. They were accepted by the Board
of Regents in 1973. A story yester-
day incorrectly reported this

'Well, first I would leave enough money to buy off my
professors and then I would buy Stroh's.'
- LSA sophomore Patrick Browning

But Koklas said he didn't mind
the hassle. "We get a lot of side
business from people. coming in to
buy Lotto tickets," he said. "It really
isn't any hassle at all."
The question for most students,
however, is where to buy Lotto
tickets, and what to do with the
money if they win. Unfortunately
for the dreamers, the $28 million
was won last night by five people
who have not yet claimed their
winnings. The lucky five will take
home an estimated $290,000 over 20
years - the seventh'richest jackpot
in U.S. history.
"I bought it just for a shot at it,
and for the hell of it," said Roger
van Duinen, an engineering senior
who bought a ticket Tuesday at Big
Market. Had he won the money, van
Duinen said he would have finished
school, but without pressure to get
good grades for a better job.
"I think that I would invest about
a half of it, then pay for college,"
said Gordon Satoh, an LSA
sophomore, who didn't buy a ticket.
"Then I would buy myself a
computer and do something nice for
my parents."

Mei-Ying Moy, an assistant
librarian at the Harlan Hatcher
Graduate Library, said she couldn't
imagine how much money was
really at stake - she said she wo4d
have to find somebody to invest;it
for her.
But most of the students wanted
to do more than simply invest tfie
money. "I would take my fiance Qn
a vacation to Acapulco in tlhe
summer," said Lisa Richmond,-a
sophomore in the School 'f
Some believed that the money
should be put to "good" use.
"Well, first I would leave enough
money to buy off my professors and
then I would buy Stroh's. After that,
I would move the factory up to tle
U.P., rent it for a week and hold a
big party at Moose Crossing," said
LSA sophomore Patrick Browning,
who also did not buy a ticket.
While Capitol Market has not had
any big winners, they have had
numerous smaller winners, Koklas
said. Most winners are in the $50
dollar area, winning four of the six
-The Associated Press
contributed to this report

'16 million Soviets may face lay ojs

MOSCOW (AP) - About 16
million Soviets will be laid off by
the year 2000 under Mikhail S.
Gorbachev's reform drive, and some
people are already worrying about a
return of mass unemployment,
Pravda said yesterday.
The account in the Communist
Party daily gave more hints of the
widespread concerns raised by
Gorbachev's drive for "perestroika,".
or the wholesale revamping of the
Soviet evonomy and society.
Along with a more effective use
of the labor force, the Soviet
Communist Party general secretary
has said an increase in retail prices is
needed to pay the real cost of
The Ann Arbor Police Depart-
ment is investigating two break-ins
that occurred last night in the *1500
and 1800 blocks of Washtenaw Av-
enue, said Sgt. Jan Suomala. In both
incidents, the perpetrator entered the
buildings through an unlocked win-
dow and stole less than $100 in cash.
- By Melissa Ramsdell
41 I

producing milk, bread, and other
food staples and reduce the S97
billion the government pays in
annual subsidies.
Pravda was the first official
publication to publish the number of
workers authorities believe will lose
their jobs as a result of the
Kremlin's drive for greater labor
efficiency and discipline.
Joblessness officially ended in the
Soviet Union in the 1930s under
Josef V. Stalin with t h e
inauguration of centralized economic
planning, and the 1977 constitution
proclaims that each citizen has a
right to a job.
The anxiety with which some
Soviets regard the possible loss of
their jobs, in a society where
unemployment was officially
eradicated more than a half-century
ago, was indicated by one reader's
letter to Pravda.
"It's like long-forgotten times are
repeating themselves," wrote S.
Solokov of Moscow.
The newspaper, however, quoted

Igor I. Prestyakov, a deputy
chairman of the Government Bureau
for Social Development, as saying
that no one willing to work will be
left jobless by perestroika.
The party leadership, government
and trade unions issued a resolution
this week that mandates the creation
of centers for job placement,
retraining and occupational
counseling for Soviets who are laid
The Tass news agency said a
worker-will be given two months'
notice before he is discharged, and
that the job placement bureau will
start seeking new work for him as
soon as he receives his notice of
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