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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, October 6, 1988- Page 3

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WIESBADEN, West Germany
(AP) - There are no signs that the i;
nine American hostages in Lebanon
will be freed soon, despite the release
of an Indian captive, a U.S. State
Department official said yesterday.
Doctors said former hostage
I Mithileshwar Singh was in good
spirits but under tremendous stress.
The officials said a State Depart-
ment debriefing team started ques-
tioning Singh, an Indian citizen and
resident alien of the United States, in
hopes of learning about the American
Singh went to the U.S. Air Force
Hospital in Wiesbaden early yester- BUbb
day, two days after his captors re- Space Sh
leased him in Beirut in what they drink whi
said was a goodwill gesture. Sixteen ing the fl
foreign hostages are still held in shuttle lai
Lebanon. - the fir
"One wants to be encouraged that
they will be released, but we really
don't know," the U.S. official said at TT
the hospital. "There are no indica-''
tions that others are coming out."
The official, an expert on hostage for
issues, spoke on conditions of strict
anonymity at a news conference.
Television crews were ordered not to BY STACEN
film the comments, and the lights Rose Bo
were dimmed. Bowl. Colle
And unlike
Of those holding hostages in November.
Lebanon, the State Department offi-
cial said, "It is our opinion that they The Coll
are under the influence of Iran, and tournament,
are part of Hezbollah." double elimi
The teami
The State Department yesterday counterpart
dismissed as "pure fantasy" an asser- College Bo
tion by an Iranian opposition leader namete fo
that the Reagan administration se-
cretly negotiated with Tehran for the "He foug
release of American hostages in Rutherford
0 Lebanon. govern the
Roosevelt. F
"There have been no negotiations, Got it ye
no direct contacts between the United
States and Iranian officials," said This was
spokesperson Phyllis Oakley. with the rig
chance at a




de Chase Associated Press
uttle Discovery mission specialist John Lounge chases a bubble of strawberry
ch he had released with a plastic straw during mealtime on the mid deck. Watch-
oating grab are commander Frederick Hauck, left, and David Hilmers, right. The
nded at Edwards Air Force Base Monday after completing a four-day long mission
rst U.S. space mission since the Challenger disaster in January, 1986.
students tour country
ti t

The Michigan Student Assembly
passed a unanimous resolution Tues-
day stating MSA would no longer
recognize Michigamua - an all-male
self-proclaimed honor sociey -- as a
student organization.
"To me it's not a leadership or-
ganization. It's an elitist society,"
said MSA President Mike Phillips,
an LSA senior.
Last April, Phillips said he was
asked to become a member of
Michigamua, but he refused.
"I just told them it wasn't my
style," Phillips said.
Phillips said MSA passed the
resolution because of Michigamua's
offensive actions toward Native
Americans, and also because the
group has been accused of being anti-
semetic and elitist.
MSA recognition, which is denied
to groups that discriminate, enables
student groups to get student funding
through the assembly.
MSA's Minority Affairs Comn-
mittee Chair Delro Harris, an LSA
junior said Michigamua would not be
recognized unless they met with the
Harris said he, along with two
friends, witnessed members of Mich-

igamua "imitating Indians" in public
last spring. He said they were
pounding on drums with painted
faces and "whooping."
Harris said he plans to discuss
with Michigamua members the pos-
sible infraction of the Michigan
Civil Rights Commision's ruling of
"If these new members have never
been told about this (the civil rights
ruling)," Harris said, "...that's a
Harris added their "secret society"
self-classification is also problem-
"For (Michigamua) to be a secret
society and want to be a part of the
University community is a contra-
diction in terms," Harris said.
Associate Athletics Director Don
Lund a member of Michigamua's
"Old Braves Council" said he was not
aware whether anyone from the
advisory committee had told current
members about the civil rights
In 1973 the Michigan Civil
Rights Commision ordered Michi-
gamua to "eliminate all public rites
on campus."

wI, Super Bowl, Sugar Bowl, College
ege Bowl? No, it 's not a football game.
most of the bowl games, it's played in
ege Bowl is an intra/intercollegiate trivia
and it's played by four-person teams in a
nation process.
ns must be quick, much like their football
s, but they need some knowledge of trivia.
wl 1984 competitors, for example, had to
llowing individual:
ght the civil war in a unit commanded by
B. Hayes. He sent William Howard Taft to
Phillipines. His vice president was Teddy
For 10 points, name him."
t? The answer is William McKinley.
a "toss-up question." The team that buzzed
ght answer first received ten points and a
bonus question.

The bowl is for those who like game shows and
Trivial Pursuit, the sponsors said, with an emphasis on
quick response rather than hard knowledge.
Each year College Bowls are held at various univer-
sities around the country. The University's College
Bowl is run by the University Activities Center (UAC)
and is organized by student co-chairs Lee-May Chen
and Anne Schneider, making it the only student-run
College Bowl in the country.
The top teams of the competition are promoted to
the all-star team, which consists of 12 players. This
team goes to various tournaments around the country,
culminating with the regional tournament at Akron
University in Ohio this February.
There are four players on a regular College Bowl
team plus one alternate, but no more than two graduate
students are allowed per team. Last year 43 teams
signed up for the initial competition, and UAC is hop-
ing for an even bigger turnout this year. The competi-
tion starts with a "seeding" quiz this Tuesday.

'U' doctors take
heart, in procedure



What's happening in Ann Arbor today

'The Invention of Caste:
Colonialism and Civil
Society in India" - Nicholas
Dirks, professor of history and
anthropology. Part of the
Colloquium on Critical Theory.
Rackham, West Conference Room.
8 p.m.
"Subject Funded Research
Strategies in Primatology"
-Dr. Alan Lloyd, Detroit
Psychiatric Institute. 2011 MLB. 4
Visiting Writers Series -
Elizabeth Tallent reads from her
work in the Rackham, East
Conference Room. 8 p.m.
Physical Chemistry Seminar
- "Molecular Ionization and
Dissociative Ionization at
Hyperthermal Energies using
F Surface Scattering," led by Prof.
Aviv Amirav of Hebrew
University. 1200 Chemistry Bldg.
4 p.m.
'Glasnost' and Soviet
Literature - Tat'yana Tolstaya,
a Soviet writer, will speak in
Auditorium D, Angell Hall. 4 p.m.
Series on Technology and
Society - Economics Prof. Dick
Porter and Engineering Prof.
Jonathon Bulkley will speak on
Technology and the Environment.
Room 1005 Dow Building, 3:30-5
"Your Story and How to Tell
It" - A one-day seminar on
effective public relations strategies
for non-profit organizations and
public agencies at the Ann Arbor
Inn, 100 S. Fourth Ave. 9 a.m.-3
p.m. $60 registration fee.
Brown Bag Anthropology
Lecture - Excavations at the
Pueblo IV site of Homolovi III:
"Standing in a Kiva in Winslow,
Arizona, What a Fine Site to See,"
led by Tineke VanZandt. Room
2009, Ruthven Museums Bldg.
"What Is Your Government
Doing in Central America?"
- Discussion with Pilar CelaJ
John Vandermeer. and Kristen

encouraged. Michigan Union
Anderson Room. 7-8:30 p.m.
Miskatonic - Ann Arbor's
society for dark fantasy, horror,
and H.P. Lovecraft will meet in the
Crofoot Room of the Michigan
Union. 8 p.m.
Coalition for Democracy in
Latin America - Meeting in
the Welker Room, Michigan
Union. 8 p.m.
Introduction to CP&P -
Career Planning and Placement,
10:30-11 a.m.
The Federal Government Job
Search - CP&P, 4:10-5 p.m.
The Medical School
Personal Essay - CP&P, 4:10-
5 p.m.
Holton Police Complaint
Clinic - Meeting in rm 118
Hutchins Hall. 7 p.m.
Catherine McAuley Health
Center - Information meeting
for prospective adult and teen
volunteers in the Exhibition Room
at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Education Center in Ann Arbor.
10-11 a.m.
Student Struggle for Soviet
Jewry - Weekly meeting at MLB
rm B10l. 6:30 p.m.
Conference on the
Holocaust - Meeting at Hillel,
339 E. Liberty. 6:30 p.m.
P I R G I M - Toxic cleanup
campaign meeting. 4th floor,
Michigan Union. 7 p.m.
University Lutheran Chapel
- Bible/Topic Study, 7 p.m.
Lutheran Doctrine Study, 8 p.m.
1511 Washtenaw Ave.
UAC/Soundstage - The reggae
music of First Light at the U-Club.
Admission $5. Starts at 10 p.m.
The Beat - Big Box of Nines to
perform, 215 N. Main. Doors open
at 9:30 p.m.; band starts at 10:30
p.m. $3 cover charge.

Continued from Page 1
throughout the rally yesterday.
Protesters condemned both the
Cornerstone Church and the Univer-
sity administration.
"(Christians say) 'don't bear false
witness.' Then they say, 'I love you,
but I hate what you do in bed."' said
Jim Toy, the coordinator of gay male
progams at the University. "If that
isn't bearing false witness, I don't
know what is." Toy told the group
that he wore a helmet because he said
he was "afraid of being clobbered
over the head with a cross."
The protesters said they believe
the University is not doing enough
to combat discrimination. They
called on the University community

to take action.
"Take the risk to make a com-
plaint," said Billy Edwards,
coordinator of lesbian programs at
the University. "If we wait for (the
administration) to make our envi-
ronment condusive to gay men and
lesbians, we will wait to hell freezes
Cornerstone Church's actions
were a "low blow to MSA and a low
blow to freedom of speech," said
MSA President Mike Phillips, in a
speech at the rally. "We will not let
(the Church) hide behind language
and pretend it is a censorship issue.
That will not be the status quo, not
by MSA, not by the University."
Caulk denied "God Hates Queer"
was discriminatory. He did say,
however, that it wag offensive, and
said he had apologized openly.

University doctors say a new
technique that shaves away choles-
terol buildup from clogged coronary
arteries may soon revolutionize cur-
rent treatment possibilities for heart
The procedure, known as
atherectomy, was performed Tuesday
on two patients at the University
Medical Center. Both patients were
released yesterday and are in good
condition, according to hospital offi-
"The atherectomy catheter is one
of the most exciting advances in the
last decade in the area of coronary
artery disease," said Dr. Eric Topol,
director of the Medical Center Cardiac
Catheterization Laboratory. "It is
different than other methods of im-
proving clogged arteries because it
actually removes plaque from the
artery," he added.
Heart patients with clogged
arteries have been typically offered
two treatment optionsin order to re-
store blood flow. The more serious
and risky of the two is an arterial
bypass, which is usually a last resort
in patients with advanced coronary
artery disease. The other less invasive

method is angioplasty, a technique
that uses a balloon-tipped catheter to
compact plaque against the walls of
the artery thereby improving blood
According to Medical Center of-
ficials, angioplasty is used on
200,000 patients each year in the
United States and is effective on
most people. But more than 25 per-
cent of patients experience recurring
blockages and require further treat-
ment. Doctors now feel encouraged
that atherectomies may soon replace
angioplasties as a more effective and
longer lasting technique.
"It's a whole new method of
dealing with the terrible problem of
plaque buildup that balloon angio-
plasty has only partially addressed,"
said Topol, who performed the
procedures Tuesday morning.
Gwynn McPeek, 72, a former
professor of music at the University,
was one of two patients to undergo
the procedure at the Medical Center.
McPeek appeared exceptionally
strong and optimistic just hours after
the procedure. "I expect to start regu-
lar... exercise in three to six weeks. I
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