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The Michigan Daily - Thursday, December 1, 1988 - Page 3

Just passing by



still source of

Seven months after the Bursley
Hall snack bar/store closed down af-
ter accumulating an almost $3,000
debt, residents and housing officials
are beginning to discuss where the
responsibility for the debt lies.
John Giaimo, one of last year's
managers, pointed to account man-
ager Marc Peot for mismanaging the
snack bar's funds last year.
But Peot, who graduated last
April and is currently living in
Rhode Island, said the snack bar had
been losing money for years.
Until two years ago, the snack
bar used to run the Coke machines
located in the dorm's front lobby.
These machines - now run by the
Bursley Council - brought in about
$3,000 a year said Peot.
The eating establishments in the
North Campus Commoms, built
four years ago, also took business
away from the snack bar, he said.
As manager, Peot was responsi-
ble for store funds, but the money
was not lost dishonestly.
"I do feel responsible for the
money that was lost last year. In ef-
fect that $2,600 was part of my re-
sponsibility," said Peot. "There was
no real way to save the store, it
couldn't have survived."
"I am not an accounting student...
There was a lot involved that I didn't
understand. I did the best I could but
the accounts are readable by very few
people," said Peot.
One of the mysteries of the mis-
sing funds is a check made out to
Peot for $296.83 to cover the cost of
T-shirts purchased for the store.
Giaimo had been under the im-
pression that the T-shirts had cost
$50 and not $296. After speaking
with Peot early last week, Giaimo
changed his mind, "I was~misin-
formed about the T-shirts. I should
have contacted Marc before I said

Dave Fausch, a resident advisor at
Bursley, said it was general knowl-
edge that last year's six managers
gave themselves Christmas bonuses.
But Peot said the managers have tra-
ditionally split $1,000 from the ac-
count. Last year they received less
than usual, he said.
Peot spoke with Bursley Hall
Building Director Caroline Gould, a-
bout how the money ought to be
replaced. The two came up with
some ideas but said they were not
ready to reveal them.
"I'm willing to compromise,"
said Peot, who is planning to dis-
cuss the future of the snack bar with
the current president of Bursley
Some Bursley residents, tired of
waiting for a snack bar, are begin-
ning to formulate their own plans.
"I want to open a Restaurant Op-
erations section under the NCRC
(North Campus Recreation Club),"
said Charles Dudley, an LSA junior
and president of NCRC.
Too much time is being spent
deciding who is responsible, Dudley
said. People involved should turn
their energies toward deciding a fu- "
ture for the snack bar.
"The intent is to raise the money
first and then say 'we have the
money can we start utilizing the
space?"' He said he wants to hold a
bucket drive in the Bursley lobby to
raise money.
If a student has a good plan for
reopening the snack bar it would be
considered, Gould said.
However, Peot said, "I don't
think the store will reopen. If it does
it will be because of an arrangement
through Bursley Council - pro-
bably not under student organiza-

The front doors of the Michigan Union are blocked because of construction in the tower, forcing people to enter the
building at the side doors.
World AIDS Day emphasizes care

Though AIDS patients are treated
medically in hospitals, they often are
not treated with compassion or re-
spect by their physicians, said an
organizer of a symposium today on
the attitude of the medical commu-
nity towards AIDS patients.
The University's symposium is
part of the first "World AIDS Day,"
a day designated by the World Health
Organization to educate communities
about AIDS and show support for
AIDS patients throughout the world.
Today five speakers - both doc-
tors and AIDS patients - will dis-
cuss the need for empathetic treat-

Students need to change their negative attitudes toward
AIDS patients, said a member of the Gay and Lesbian
Medical Students and Residents.

ment by medical students and doc-
No national event is planned for
today, but thousands of communities
throughout the United States are
holding events, said Lucy Calahan, a
spokesperson for the World Health
Organization in Washington, D.C.
The University Hospitals treat
AIDS patients, but do not provide
specialized AIDS services, said
David Ostrow, associate professor of

psychiatry at the School of
"The hospital is not turning
AIDS patients away, but it's not
doing anything to attract them. It's
maintaining a low profile," Ostrow
University Hospitals do not pro-
vide specialized services because of
complaints from patients who fear
contracting the disease, Ostrow said.
The hospital is also worried about

the high cost - $50,000 to
$100,000 - for treating a patient
with AIDS, he said.
"The hospital is concerned that at
some point the treatment will ex-
haust (patients') insurance coverage
and they will go on Medicaid or be-
come charity patients," Ostrow said.
At the Medical School, some
students need to change their nega-
tive attitudes toward AIDS patients,
said a member of the Gay and Les-
bian Medical Students and Residents.
The lecture will be held from 12
noon to 1 pm at South Lecture Hall
in the Medical Science I Building.

Book preservationists rest(
BY LAURA SAGOLLA This team consists of a growing stamp book together yesterday, Uni-I
In the depths of the University's number of players at the University, versity employee and conservator
Graduate Library lie a growing num- including conservators, bookbinders, Dennis Mosen demonstrated methods
ber of books that have been "saved" and preservationists. that have made the preservation one of
by a unique kind of preservation team. By binding loose pages of a rare the University library system's high-




est priorities.
The demonstration was part of the
University Library's second annual
Preservation Awareness Week
Mosen - a Texas native who was
recently renamed the Lone Star Con-
servator by his co-workers - shared a
table with University bookbinder Ann
Ridout, who demonstrated the repair


re rare volumes
process of newer, less precious books. in general.
The two are employees in the "But the only places in this coun-
Conservation Book Repair Unit, part try to my knowledge that offer spe-
of the University's Preservation Of- cific programs in book preservation
fice, which is sponsoring this week's are Columbia and the University of
activities. Iowa," said Mosen. The University's
Carla Montori, head of the Preser- School of Library Science offers no
vation Office, said that demonstra- such program.
tions like these raise "user conscious- The University has "one of the
ness. largest preservation departments of
"Preservation Awareness Week is comparable sized universities in the
held to make people aware of what country," said Montori.
preservation's all about," said Mon-
tori. "People should know that user
care has a direct and profound effect on F
the of a book."
Mosen mentioned that their de-
monstrations also show that there are B U Y S
other opportunities open to students
interested in library science or books_

What's happening in Ann Arbor today

Some Themes and Contrasts in
Modern Art - Charles Harrison,
Open University, Great Britain, Angell
Hall Aud. D, 8 pm. Reception fol-
lowing Lower Lobby, Tappan Hall.
"The Continental Lithosphere
of Australia" - Michael W.
McElhinny, Gondwana Consultants,
4001 C.C. Little, 4 pm. Coffee and
cookics at 3:30 pm.
"Toward a Theory of the
'Duality' of Social Structures"
- William Sewell, History and Soci-
ology, 4051 LSA, 12 noon-1 pm.
Brown Bag Series.
"Nueromimesis and the Medical
Gaze" - Athena Vrettos, English
Language and Literature, Rackham W.
Conference Rm., 8 pm.
"Free Chile: The Struggle for
Democracy" - Carlos Dupre and
Martin Poblete, Rackham Amphithe-
atre, 8 pm.
"Archaeology in Style: Ce-
ramic Analysis and Anasazi
Research at Crow Canyon Ar-
chaeological Center, Colorado"
-- Michelle Hegmon, 2009 Ruthven
Museums Bldg., 12 noon-1 pm.
"Intercalation and Spectroscopy
of Two-dimensional Materials"
- Lorraine Yu, Dept. of Chem.,
1200 Chem. Bldg., 4 pm.
"Learning & the Evolution of
Group-Beneficial Traits"-
Robert Boyd, Ph.D., Dept. of Anthro-
pology, UCLA, Rackham East Lec-
ture Rm., Third Floor, 4 pm.
"Heparin: Structure-Activity
Relationships" - R. Linhardt,
3554 C.C. Little, 4 pm.
"The Honda Way" - S. Tanaka,
Lane Hall Commons, 12 noon.
Palestine Solidarity Committee
- B119 MLB, 7 pm.
Student Struggle for Soviet
Jewry - Hillel Rm. 3, 6:30 pm.
U of M Archery Club - Coli-
enm 7..10 nm .Fr inffo rca11 '764-

United Coalition Against
Racism - Michigan Union, 6 pm.
Socially Active Latino Student
Association (SALSA) - 111
MLB, 7:30 pm.
U of M Fencing Team - Prac-
tice, 7-10 pm, IM Bldg.
Rainforest Action Movement
Discussion - Presents David
Watts, U of M Prim atologist who ad-
vised on the making of "Gorrillas in
the Mist", 1520 Dana, 7:30 pm.
"Wedding in Galilee" - Hill
Street Cinema, Green Aud., 1429 Hill
St., 7 & 9 pm. Exploration of the
Israeli-Arab question.
University Lutheran Chapel -
Topic Study: "Pre-marriage", 7 pm.
Lutheran Doctrine Study, 8 pm.
World AIDS Day Discussion
Forum - "AIDS: The Challenge,
Commitment, and Compassion", S.
Lecture Hall, Med Sci I, 12 noon.
Impact Dance Theatre Weekly
Workshop - Anderson Rm.,
Michigan Union, 7-8:30 pm.
Northcoast U of M Jazz En-
semble - Edward Sarath, director,
Rackham Lecture Hall, 8 pm. Special
guest, James Dapogny, contemporary
and classic big-band.
University Players - "A Mid-
summer Night's Dream" by William
Shakespeare, Power Center, 8 pm.
Tickets: $7 & $10.
"Heartland" - J. Parker Copley
Dance Co. presents this award-win-
ning modemn dance troupe, Trueblood
Theatre, 8 pm. Tickets: Student Dis-
count $8, Others $10.
Lynn Lavner - The Ark, 8 pm.
Humorist Lynn accompanies herself
on piano.
Sneak Preview of Forthcoming
BFA/MFA Dance Department
Concert - Pendelton Rm., Michi-
gan Union, 12:15-12:45 pm.
Soundstage/UAC Presents -
"Satellite". U-C'1nh 10 nm. V

American Associkton of
Overseas Studies
Fall & Spring Semesters
Also Available
Janet Kollek, J. D.
Director AAOS
158 W.81 - NYC 10024
V 212.724.0804 or
800.EDU * BRIT (outside NY)

The Central Student Judiciary held no
pre-trial for the Tagar case as was
printed in the Daily.

Continued from Page 1
fellowship's membership
discrimination. Rob Bobliett, a
University staffer and LaGROC
member said that Caulk's speeches
on the sins of homosexuality would
prevent any gay man or lesbian from
wanting to join.
Jentzen said he had not been

warned of any amendments in the
case against Cornerstone:
Sotiroff said that Jentzen was told
of the change and asked to attend the
meeting, "He knew that we were
meeting tonight. His action of not
showing up (shows) lack of faith in
the court."
MSA President Michael Phillips
was not available for comment.


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