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Shakespeare teaches sex ed
belier than Coach Smith can

By Keith Yellin
The Daily Iowan
U. of Iowa
Many U.S. citizens complain that
politicians are impotent or tyrannical,
insensitive or corrupt and feel, there-
fore, that participating in the political
process is irrelevant. So rather than ex-
ercise our political freedoms, we go to
Hawkeye games. However, we cannot
expect U.S. politics to improve as long
as the nation remains fanatically de-
voted to sports.
Historian Don Fehrenbacher notes
that, unlike us, 17th- and 18th-century
Americans found politics "a favorite
form of mass entertainment." Intellec-
tual Russell Jacoby contends, "A public
.-. that stood for hours listening to
Abraham Lincoln debate Stephen
Douglas hardly exists; its span of atten-
tion shrinks as its fondness for televi-
sion increases."
Reasonable critiques. Consider how
many of us know the pass-completion
statistics of one of the Hawks. How
many of us know the voting records of
our members of Congress? Generally,
we're more qualified to debate which
player should start a game than we are
to select our next president. . . or school
board chair.
In fact, we haven't forgotten politics
in sports. What could be more political
than the Olympics? Boycotts and inter-
national reception of participating na-
tions are based, almost exclusively, on

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By Jill Webb
The Battalion
Texas A & M U.
When I was in the ninth grade Coach
Smith, my health teacher, handed out a
set of worksheets with rough sketches of
the male and female reproductive
organs. Our job was to label the parts. I
think we also had to read a chapter on
contraception. That was the extent of
my official sex education.
There was no lecture or class discus-
sion because Coach Smith was much
more comfortable on the baseball di-
amond than in the classroom talking
about s-e-x.
As it stands, students are not learn-
ing the magnitude of the emotional con-
sequences of sex. Teenagers are told
how it works, how to do it, not to do it,
and how not to get in trouble doing it. I
think we ought to tell them why they
should not do it and what is going to
happen to them if they do.
After learning the biology of sex, stu-
dents need to feel comfortable discus-
sing their sexual concerns.
A good English class can provide a
forum for discussing sex where stu-
dents can comfortably ask questions
and bring up their feelings. If we listen,
maybe we can learn why they are hav-
ing sex so early and get them to wait.
Literature is a perfect channel for
communication because it is a reflection
of ourselves. We can feel the frustration
of Huck Finn or the shame of Hester
Prinn. Literature brings up difficult
topics naturally. You could easily talk
about sex and romance while studying

politics. And don't we really vie
pian contests as tests of politic
iority? Since we can't nuke t
sians, we derive great satisfact
beating them.
One hundred and sixty-thr(
ago, Daniel Webster proclaime
thousands, "Politics and govern
the master topic of the age." T
times as many people go to o
keye football game as Johnsor
residents participated in the IF
8th presidential caucuses.
True, the nation no longer c
the monumental issues of slav
war or economic depression. I
we still face nuclear holoca
federal budget and national t
ficits. We complain about crir
and traffic; we pity the homeles
wonder how we will dispose c
mountains of garbage. But do
we would recognize Iowa footb
Hayden Fry more quickly I
would Gov. Terry Branstad.
Ours is the age of spectator s
citizens, we'd like a wise an<
representative government, b
unwilling to participate vigor
the political process to ensure i
Instead, when not working or s
we stand in line, sit in traffic a
ourselves hoarse - all for spc
United States has the finest sp
tem in the world. We are also
by mediocre politics, which fur
markably well, for all of our ina

one of Shakespeare's comedies.
Literature often presents the internal
conflict of a character's value system.
This is applicable to the feelings stu-
dents may have about sex-'-"I love you,
but I'm scared," "I want to be an adult,
After learning the biology of
sex, students need to feel
comfortable discussing their
sexual concerns.
but I'm not ready for the responsibili-
ties."
One way to teach literature is to make
it value-oriented. The students begin by
concentrating on the characters, ana-
lyzing their own reaction to a charac-
ter's actions and values. Finally, stu-
dents analyze their own values. This
would provide great opportunities for
young people to think about the con-
sequences of sex.
Many people say that it is the parent's
responsibility to tell their kids about
sex. I agree. But parents are not tal-
king and the responsibility has been
forced on the schools -ho are afraid to
step on parents' toes b facing facts.
We shortchange young people every
time we change the subject from sex to
something easier to talk about. They
need to be challenged to think. There is
much to be learned from literature. We
should not read it or teach it for any less
reason than to discover more about
ourselves and the internal conflicts
shared by all humanity.

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Did grad enrollment hit plateau
By Greg Bischof associate professor. "Most women
The Shorthorn graduates are getting into law and j
U. of Texas, Arlington medical schools."
Nationwide, figures show that
Although more women are enrolling women accounted for one-third of all
in graduate schools across the nation, graduate students in 1965. By the early
the fact that their numbers at U. of 1980s, women made up half of the
Texas, Arlington (UTA) have not graduate student population. The fi-
changed in eight years comes as no gures at UTA have hovered between 38
shock to some UTA sociology professors. and 40 percent since the 1980 spring
"We are an engineering and business semester.
school," said Theodore Greenstein, an Ira Colby, an assistant professor, pre-

for women?
dicts the next decade will show a slow
increase in those numbers.
"Right now you have to take into
account that the baby boomers are 35 to
40 years old and are taking care of their
children," he said.
Dr. Colby blames higher educational
expenses, coupled with Reagan admi-
nistration cuts to financial aid, for the
plateau in women seeking graduate de-
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be approved. The car is then sent to a
freight forwarder and then shipped
overseas to a German port.
Despite import taxes, Cho said he can
save German car buyers between
$2,200 and $8,000.
"My business cards have a picture of
the world on them," he said. "You have
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By Lisa, Gorski
The Minnesota Daily
U. of Minnesota, Twin Cities
I discovered I was an alcoholic when
I was 18 years old. I had been drinking
for four and a half years.
I remember vividly my first experi-
ment with alcohol. I went to a friend's
house on a weekend night. I was look-
ing forward to socializing with new,
friends. I didn't plan to drink. I didn't
even know drinks would be available.
People were already there when I
arrived. Almost immediately I saw the

booze and someone told me to make a
drink. Without even thinking, I grab-
bed a large glass and added what
seemed to be the right proportion of
alcohol and juice.
There were about six ounces of hard
liquor in the drink. I had to choke
down the first few swallows, but after-
ward I felt warm and comfortable.
From then on, I lived for the
weekends. One gulp of alcohol would
start me yearning for more of the
warm feeling.
During one indiscreet weekend, I

went to three parties, got drunk three
times and necked with three different
guys. After that, I was labeled "loose."
I kept thinking, "They're not talking
about me." If I had been sober, I would
never have necked with three guys in
one weekend.
Chemical dependence professionals
say that people who, after drinking,
continually act contrary to their mor-
als have an abusive relationship with
alcohol.
I no longer drank to have fun. The
guilt and shame I felt caused anxiety
attacks in the form of muscle spasms.
The alcohol now took away my physic-
al and emotional pains.
For many alcoholics, there is one
event, called "hitting bottom," that be-
comes pivotal in their lives. I hit bot-
tom when my boyfriend told me he

would leave me if I kept dr
Gary had become integral in n
Letting him walk away woul
been as painful as a death
family.
On the morning of July 12,
walked up to the reception are
alcohol treatment center ai
them I thought I had a drinkir
lem. I filled out an extensive qi
naire and after one of the cou
reviewed it we sat and talked.
began to make sense.
I went to an Alcoholics Anoi
meeting that night. A saying fro
night has stuck with me-"One
A Time." Hopefully, I'll alway
recovering alcoholic, becaus
not, I'll be a drinking one. I'
five and a half sober years, oned
time.

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