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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, March 2, 1988- Page3

SACUA 's stance against CIA
protest draws mixed reactions

By MICHAEL LUSTIG
A faculty group's statement
Monday condemning the methods
used by anti-CIA protesters at a
recruitment session last week drew
mixed reactions yesterday.
While student groups objected to
the statement primarily out o f
concern about the CIA, several
administrators supported it on the
grounds that a student's rights to
interview should be protected.
The statement, unanimously ap-
proved by the Senate Advisory
Committee on University Affairs
said the group, "oppose[s] activities
on campus which substantially
interfere with the legitimate rights of
other students," but "recognizes and
supports the right of people to
protest the activities of those with
whom they disagree."
PROTESTERS disrupted job
interviews for the CIA at the Law

School when some entered the
rooms where the interviews were
taking place and refused to leave. Six
of eight interviews scheduled were
cancelled.
Michigan Student Assembly Vice
President Wendy Sharp said MSA
objects to allowing the CIA to
recruit on campus. "I'm not saying
that people shouldn't interview with
the CIA, just not on campus," she
said.
"People that engage in murder,
rape, and torture shouldn't b e
allowed to recruit here," said David
Austin of the Latin American
Solidarity Committee, which was
involved in the protest.
SUPPORTING SACUA's
statement, the director of Career
Planning and Placement, Deborah
Orr May, said, "We have the
responsibility to protect both the
right to protest and that an interview
won't be interrupted."

Zoo officials defend
Chinese panda funds

DETROIT (AP) - Allegations
that the Chinese government is col-
lecting more donations from U.S.
zoos than it is using to protect en-
dangered giant pandas are baseless,
according to one zoo, where a
spokesperson said yesterday that
officials have seen the money in ac-
tion.
Georgeanne Irvine, a spokesper-
son for the San Diego Zoo, which

hosted a pair of pandas for six
months, said money given by the
zoo to the Chinese went to panda
conservation efforts.
Others are not convinced. The
World. Wildlife Fund has asked the
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to
ban permits for panda loans, in part
over concerns that money donated by
zoos that have hosted pandas is being
used improperly by the Chinese.

"If it's the CIA this year, it can
be another company next year," May
said.
CIA recruitment sessions in the
CP&P office 'the past several years
have met with vocal protests
although few interviews have been
cancelled as a result.
Law School Dean Lee Bollinger
said he favored the statement because
"nobody here wishes to condone the
violation of the rules we have."
However, "it is very important to
not let the improper methods detract
from the issues."
PSYCHOLOGY Prof. William.
Stebbins, a former chair of SACUA,
said, "There's a tension over how far
you can go" in protest. This,
however, can lead to a "grey area"
that brings out the question, "how
do you decide, and who decides, who
has gone too far?" he said.
Current SACUA Chair Harris
McClamroch said the group is not
taking a new direction just because a
statement was approved in one day.
P H IL O SPHY Prof. Peter
Railton, chair of the Civil Liberties
Board, said while the University has
an interest in maintaining order at
job interviews, they are "a privilege,
not a right.... It's misleading to
formulate the issue as a right to free,
unrestricted interviews.
"Whether we condemn it or not,
we should be clear as to what part is
objectionable," Railton said.
Director of Public Safety Leo
Heatley said he was out of town
when the protests took place and was
not familiar with the statement. He
would not comment further.
VP's memo
negates'U
Council
option
(continued from Page 1)
decision and has allowed the debate to
stagnate without producing results.
Council co-chairs, Prof. Shaw
Livermore and LSA senior David
Newblatt, said they have received no
word from Fleming on reconvening
the council, which has met only once
since October. Both also said they
had not been asked for input in
revising the first draft.
FLEMING'S new draft detailed
academic sanctions - disciplinary
warnings, reprimands, community
service, mandatory class attendance,
suspension, and expulsion - for
students judged guilty by a hearing
panel of two students and one faculty
member.
The Vice President of Student
Services, however, would have the
final say in reviewing cases and
appeals.
The revised draft divided the list of
prohibited behavior into three parts.
At public places like the Diag or The
Daily, he said, "The broadest range of
speech and expression will be
tolerated in these areas." In areas such
as libraries, classrooms, and study
centers, sexual or discriminatory}
harassment which interferes with "an
individual's academic efforts" would
be punished. Finally, he said, the

current housing policies allow for;
expulsion from residence halls.
The hearing panel, and then the
Vice President for Student Services
would make the final decisions on
the "alleged violation and theI
appropriate sanction," Fleming
wrote.
CLASSIFIED A

By MICAH SCHMIT
The departure of the Danish News
Co. adult book store last week from
its N. Fourth St. location was
welcomed by its former business
neighbors. But residents on S.
Ashley St., where the store may
move, said they were worried the
quality of their neighborhood would;
be hurt.
The city and the Danish News
Co. adult book store have been
involved in a court battle the past
six years over whether it should be
allowed to stay at its N. Fourth St.
location. But the store's eviction last
Thursday was for a simpler reason.
J. D. Hall, owner of the building
located at 209 N. Fourth St., said he
evicted the Danish News Co. owner,
Terry Whitman, because he paid his
rent inconsistently. According to a+
civil suit which Hall recently won,
Whitman had accumulated a $9600
debt over the past two years.
Whitman is appealing the decision.
WHITMAN has been
unavailable for comment.
Liz Glynn, an employee at the
Wildflower Bakery located across the
street from the Danish News Co's
old location, said she was glad to see
it go, "Erotica is okay but not when
it portrays violence against women."
She said the store contained
numerous books that portrayed
women being tied or hung and raped.
DAN Calderon, a n o t h e r
employee of the bakery, echoed the
opinions of many when he said the
book store should have the

constitutional right to exist. "But
I'm your typical hypocrite. I don't
want it in my back yard," he said.
Julie Steiner, director of the
University's Sexual Assault
Prevention and Awareness Center,
said adult book stores should not be
banned, but people should "look at
and separate what or how people
should act in real life."
She said that much pornography
perpetuates the exploitive abuse of
women.
TIM Wilson, owner of the other

agreement with the h
Lingoes didn't obj
moving his store i
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city zoning ordina
nothing that I can d
said.
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the possibility of ana
moving into his hous
his feelings about
move was"immateri
He said he is u
illicit activites in th

Ann Arbor adult book store - said Lingoes has b
Wolverine Video - said he responding to code v
understands that Whitman plains to DAVID Marvin,
move his store to a house at 334 Maryridgeway Sw
South Ashley. The house is now located on the other
vacant, needing work on its interior S. Ashley house, sa
to be brought up to code, said unfortunate to have
Charlotte Payne, of the Ann Arbor door but he didn't pi
Housing Commission. the business actually
Rob Buffman, an employee at But City Attorney
Barberman barber shop located next said yesterday h
to the Ashley house, said he does ammendment to th
not want Whitman to move in next laws that bars adult b
door because up until a year-and-a- commerical zones o
half ago he thinks the house was business district, m
used for prostitution, adding that he store from moving in
saw police officers answer numerous The city had tri
calls directed at the "vacant" house. store from its N. Fou
"I have no question that the upon its opening s
hooking will return if the bookstore based on a similar an
does move in next door," he said. Whitman won an ap
JAMES Lingoes, owner of the removal in 1986
house and professor emeritus of technicality.
psychology at the University, said
he inherited the house from a "bad Laidlaw said th
debt." Whitman has three years left was redrafted and wa
on a five year lease contract it would hold up in c

Nearly seven years after its controversial opening, the Danish News Company's adult bookstore and arcade
has been evicted from its 209 N. Fourth Street location.
Owner of adult bookstore
evicted after years of battle

ouse, he said.
ject to Whitman
nto the house.
in complies with
ances there iS
do about it," he
"neutral" about
adult book store
e and added that
the potential
naware of any
e house. Payne
been prompt in
iolations.
an employee at
eets which is
side of the 334
aid it would be
the store next
[an to protest =if
opened.
Bruce Laidlawy
he thought a
e city's zoning
book stores from
utside the main
night keep the
nto the house.:
ed to evict the
urth St. location
even years ago
amendment, but
peal against his
based on a
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as optimistic that
ourt.

Doily Photo by JESSICA GREENE
Seona MacReamoinn (right) gives first year LSA student Bryan Traynor
information about the "Work in Britain and Ireland" program sponsored
by the Council for International Educational Exchange. MacReamoinn, a
representative from Dublin, was answering questions in the Union
yesterday afternoon.
THE LIST
What's happening in Ann Arbor today

____

College ends
takeover
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Mi-
nority students drew up a contract
yesterday to end the eight-day
takeover of a Hampshire College
building that was held to protest
racism at the private liberal arts
school.
"We all want it over," said Anita
Fearman, a spokesperson for the 40
Black, Hispanic, Indian, and other
minority students who have occupied
a dormitory office since Feb. 23.-
A tentative agreement was ham-
mered out late Monday in meetings
with the school's president and'two
other administrators.

Speakers
Melvin Ramey - "A Design o f
the Long Jump: A Biomechanics
Approach," a department of kine-
siology seminar, 12:10-1:00 p.m.,
CCRB, room 1260.
Bill Caldicott - "The Arms
Race From Both Sides: An Inter-
national Perspective," 7:30 p.m.,
Rackham Ampitheatre.
Janusz Morkowski - Exam-
ples of Polish Culture and History
from the Polish Museum in Rap-
perswil, Switzerland, 7:30 p.m.,
3050 Frieze Building.
Professor Gale Stokes -
"Literacy, Cognition, and the
Function of Nationalism," noon,
Commons Room, Lane Hall.
"Nineteenth Century Serbia - So
what?"
Anthony Cassell - "Dante and
the Interpretive Imperative," 4:10
p.m., MLB, 3rd floor conference
room.
Professor James Berger -
"Robust Bayesian Analysis," and
coffee, 3:30 p.m., 1443.
Meetings

ganic) seminar - W i t h
Professor Robert Williams, Col-
orado State University, 4 p.m.,
room 1300.
Career Planning and Place-
ment - Preregistration for the
summer job fair, 3200 SAB.
UMASC - The UM Asian student
coalition, 7 p.m., general meeting,
2413 Mason Hall.
University Lutheran Chapel
- Mid Week Lent Service, 7:30
p.m., 1511 Washtenaw.
Bioengineering Research i n
an Industrial Setting - With
Greg McPherson, 3M, 3:45, 1017
Dow Building.
Furthermore
Open Mike Night - Your own
performance time on the Ark stage
for 12 lucky people. Hosted by
Matt Watroba of WDET. Doors
open at 7:30 p.m., show starts at
8:00 p.m. at 637 -1/2 S. Main.
P.D.Q. Bach - An evening of
musical madness featuring Profes-
sor Peter Shickele with the Ann
Arbor Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m.,
Michigan Theatre, tickets $20,
$14, $10.

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