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cruiting, how can he set up an
agenda?" questioned junior Kathleen
Michaud, co-host of "Women's
Rites and Rhythms" on WCBN.
i During his speech, Duderstadt.
said other University administrators
- including Provost Charles Vest
and Vice President and Chief Finan-
cial Officer Farris Womack - are
attempting to increase the number of
women faculty through a family care
Duderstadt also addressed the con-
cern that less than one-third of stu-
dents in the professional and graduate
:schools at the University are
To improve this disparity,
Duderstadt said the ad hoc commit-
tee's suggestions of active recruit-
ing, mentoring, and creating finan-
cial aid programs and curriculum en-
richment programs are under "active
Duderstadt also said lesbians are
another group that has suffered from
discrimination. "Equity and social JESSICA GREE
justice for these people must be an University President James Duderstadt introduces a plan to in(
important component of our the number of women faculty and students yesterday at the Mi
agenda," he said. League.
University student fatally
injured in automobile crash
Bush sends officials to
investigate Alaskan oil spill
WASHINGTON (AP) - Presi-
dent Bush dispatched three high-
ranking officials to Alaska yesterday
to "take a hard look" at the nation's
worst oil spill and judge whether the
government should take over the
massive cleanup job from Exxon.
With an oil slick spread across
100 square miles of Prince William
Sound, Bush said the first priority is
to protect the environment and
"clean up this disaster." Then, he
said, the government will decide on
any penalties for the spill.
The oil spilled into the water after
a 987-foot tanker, trying to avoid
ice, rammed a reef and ran aground
Friday. Fewer than 135,000 gallons
of oil have been recovered from the
10.1 million-gallon spill.
The ship's captain, Joseph
Hazelwood, was not on bridge when
the accident occurred. Instead, the
third mate, who did not have proper
certification, was in charge, accord-
ing to ExxonShipping Co., which
owns the tanker.
Commenting on reports that
Hazelwood had a drinking problem,
National Transportation Safety Board
spokesman Bill Woody said, "We
look at all areas in an investigation,
and that's an area of concern."
According to Transportation Sec-
retary Samuel Skinner, Bush has
instructed that the oil that remains
on the tanker be offloaded as quickly
"That is our primary objective as
mandated by the president," said
Skinner. "We'll then worry about
who is going to pay for the dam-
At this point Exxon is in charge
of the cleanup in one of the world's
most environmentally sensitive and
biologically rich marine waters.
By some estimates, the cleanup
will require several months. Exxon
Shipping Co. President Frank
larossi said Monday that the cleanup
was not proceeding well.
"Believe me," he said, "we've got
a real mess on our hands."
Lesbian and Gay Awareness Week
celebrates. rights of individuals
BY MATTHEW SHANKIN
Brady Gallagher's legendary blue
jeans were more than just a fashion
statement. They symbolized a life
full of humor, wisdom and deep
Last Friday, Gallagher died
tragically in an automobile accident
in Michigan's Canton Township. He
was a 19-year-old first-year
Residential College student at the
While on campus, Gallagher
spent his time involved in acting,
music, and art, which were among
his favorite talents. His friends said
he was also a person who loved to
be with people, and he had a knack
to make others feel confident and
good about themselves.
"The word 'dynamic' best
describes his personality," said his
mother, Beverly Gallagher.
Brady Gallagher attended Loy
Norrix High School in Kalamazoo,
where he graduated in 1988. He
played the role of Tevye in Fiddler
on the Roof, and he carried on his
interest in theater by acting in the
RC production of Tartuffe. He was
also planning to be in a series of
one-act plays put on by the RC
Players this spring. This production
will now be dedicated to Gallagher.
A memorial fund, which will
provide scholarships for Music and
Drama majors, will be dedicated in
his name through his high school.
BY JESSICA STRICK
Through films, poetry readings, lectures, and dis-
cussions, the annual Lesbian and Gay Awareness Week
will address the problems of homophobia and celebrate
the accomplishments of homosexuals.
The week will end with the annual "blue jeans day"
this Friday, when Lesbian and Gay Rights Organizing
Committee members will encourage Ann Arbor resi-
dents to wear denim to show their support for gay
"It's a good opportunity for people who are gay and
bisexual to know about their culture," and to feel
"validated," said business school senior Mark Chekal,
president of the Lesbian and Gay Business Associa-
Chekal said, "It's important for our own self-es-
teem" to be "open about our sexual orientation." He
added that homophobia can exist within the gay com-
munity when homosexuals are uncomfortable with
their own sexuality.
Ann Arbor resident Felicia French, who will read
some of her poetry this Saturday, said, "As much as
we feel exempt from (homophobia), we are entrenched
French, a Black lesbian, said she has not been
"exempt" from homophobia and has been a constant
victim of "looks and stares," despite Ann Arbor's lib-
While some view the city as free from homosexual
discrimination, the University's Lesbian and Gay Male
Program Office Coordinator Jim Toy pointed out that
residence hall bathrooms have been plagued with graf-
fiti insulting to homosexuals.
Homosexuals in Ann Arbor "feel tolerated but not
well-liked," French remarked, but she added that
toleration alone is not enough to erase the existing
BY NOAH FINKEL
Most candidates for Ann Arbor
Mayor and City Council stress the
need for new revenues to close the
city's budget deficit and suggest
ways for the city to better handle its
But the three Libertarian candi-
dates take a much different approach.
Their general philosophy is that any
government action usually exacer-
bates, rather than alleviating, a
The Libertarian candidates for
Monday's city election are David
Damroze for mayor, Jesse Walker for
Third Ward council member, and
David Raaflaub for Fourth Ward
"The 'Republicrats' on council
either make a new law or form a new
committee," Damroze said. "Both
cost the people more money... The
only justified purpose of government
is to provide protection from oth-
To ease the overflowing landfill,
the Libertarians advocate recycling,
but they do not favor making it
"The problem is that it's a viola-
tion of civil liberties. We say restore
individual responsibility so people
will recycle," said Walker, an LSA
sophomore who ran unsuccessfully
last week for Michigan Student As-
sembly representative on the Aboli-
The Libertarians favor a voluntary
recycling program, which was started
last year in Seattle as evidence that
voluntary recycling can lessen the
burden on a city's landfill.
"It's succeeded beyond their
wildest dreams," Walker said.
The Libertarians support the
eventual private ownership of the
landfill and a system of "freely-com-
peting garbage collectors," who
would charge by volume. Walker
said this would be cheaper than the
present system because of the com-
petition it would create and the re-
moval of a costly government
Damroze explains, "Government
should be out of the landfill busi-
ness. It either raises taxes or makes
new laws. A business has to be
more efficient because it faces
competition, but the government
faces no competition."
The Libertarians have a simple
solution to the city's budget deficit:
cut city government and have city
services, such as garbage collection
and fire and police protection, run by
"In the long run, there's nothing
the government can do that private
individuals can't do better," Walker
said. "We should cut everywhere as
much as possible. We can get rid of
city services eventually. In the long
run, we don't need a city govern-
The Libertarians also advocate the
"decriminalization of victimless
crimes," such as drug possession,
pornography, and skateboarding, to
cut city expenses.
What's happening in Ann Arbor today
Spring Into Formals
With Revlon Colors
Buy $4.00 Worth of Revlon -
Merchandise And Receive a Revlon
"The Lack of Minority Repre-
sentation in the Law" - Isaac
Hunt, Jr., Dean of the University of
Akron School of Law, Hutchins
Hall, Room 250, 7 p.m.
"Ethics ina Diverse University"
- University Profs. LaRue Hosmer
and Nicholas Steneck, Hussey
Room, Michigan League, 7 p.m.
(Coffee and Dessert Reception), 8
"Some Novel Electrochemical
Reactions: Polymer Solvents,
Enzymes and Superconductor
Electrodes" - University of
North Carolina Chemistry Prof.
Royce Murray, Chem. Building
Room 1400,4 p.m.
"L'Art Politique du Dernier
Baudelaire" - Visiting Prof. Dolf
Oehler, MLB Fourth Floor Com-
mons, 4:10 p.m.
"Poissonian Open Sets and
Brownian Motion" - UCLA
Mathematics Prof. Thomas Mount-
ford, 451 Mason Hall, 4 p.m.
Prof. Brace - sponsored by An-
thropology Club, 2412 Mason Hall,
"Squatter Settlements in Puerto
Rico: Forty Years of Colonial
Experiments and the Failure of
Imported Social and Economic
Models of Development" -
Michigan League Henderson Room,
"An Innocent Plot: Conspirato-
rial Advertising" - Mass Media
Specialist Stefana Steriade, Lane
Hall Commons Room, 12 p.m.
Ann Arbor Coalition Against
Rape - Organizing Meetings for
10th Annual Take Back the Night
- 5:10 p.m., 2050 Frieze Building.
NAACP, University of Michigan
Chapter - Michigan League,
Room D, 7-8:30 p.m.
Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do Club -
Small Gym (1200), 8:15 - 9:15 a.m.
Taekwondo Club - CCRB 2275,
Fencing Club - Practice, Sports
Coliseum, 6-8 p.m.
Archery Club - Practice, Coliseum
(corner of Fifth and Hill), 8-10 p.m.
"On Your Mark, Get Set, Go -
But Where?" - Oxford Housing
Geddes Conference Room, 10 p.m.
"Writing Your Own Personal
Ad" -- Brown Bag lunch discus-
sion, International Center, 12-1 p.m.
"Hong Kong: The Fragrant
Harbor" - Chinese Students' As-
sociation Exhibition, Michigan
Union Room 1209, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
"A Chinese Ghost Story" -
Movie, Lane Hall Room 200, 7
Book Sale - Rackham Journal of
Arts and Humanities, Michigan
Union Lower Level (across from
NBD), 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Volunteer Income Tax Assis-
tance - Free tax help. Michigan
Union fourth floor lobby, 11 a.m.-5
p.m., through Friday.
Peer Writing Tutors - ECB
trained. 611 Church St. Computing
Center, 7-11 p.m. daily.
Northwalk - North Campus Safe-
ty Walking Service, Sun.-Thurs., 9
p.m.-1 a.m., 763-WALK or stop by
Room 3224 Bursley.
Safewalk - Nighttime Safety
Walking Service, Sun.-Thurs., 8
p.m.-1:30 a.m.: Fri-Sat.. 8-11:30
The University of Michigan
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Just in Time for Formals.
Dance and the Related Arts.
Tickets: $4, phone 763-5460.
Studio A, Dance Department
Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m.
Opera Theatre-The Marriage
(in English), by W.A. Mozart.
Gustav Meier, music director/conductor;
Jay Lesenger, stage director.
Tickets: $7 & $10, general admission; $5,
students with ID. Available at MI Leaguc
Ticket Office, phone 764-0450.
Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m.
University Players-We Won't Pay!
We Won't Pay! by Dario Fo
Barry Goldman, director.
Tickets: $7 general; $5, students with ID.
Available at MI League Ticket Office,
Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 2 p.m.
Women's Glee Club, Madrigal Group
1112 S. University
UAC/Amazin' Blue present
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