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Vol. Cl, No.17 Ann Arbor, Michigan - Friday ,September 28, 1990 The Michigan Daily
Bush Senate Judiciary
sauds . . 7. Committee app roves
Senate outer nomination
GhopRefulg - Kennedy offers only dissenting vote; easy
n'resis~'icrge ush am-confirmation expected by Senate on Monday
paigned for longtime friend and WASHINGTON (AP) - The confirm this man" so he could be ria, Biden said. "But I think that he
ally, Representative Bill Schuette Senate Judiciary Commnittee ap- seated when the court begins its new is about the best we can expect"
(R-l0th District), who is trying to proved the nomination of New session. from Bush, who opposes abortion
unseat two-term U.S. Senator Carl Hampshire jurist David Souter to the A vote was unlikely before next rights, he said.
Levin (D-Mich). Supreme Court yesterday with only week, however, officials and others "Aspects of Judge Souter's testi-
"Let me tell you why I support one dissenting vote. The full Senate close to the situation indicated. mony were of little comfort to legal
Bill Schuette," Bush said. "First, he is expected to confirm him easily One factor was the Jewish holi- conservatives including this sena-
is a friend. So if anyone tries to tell but not before the court begins its day Yom Kippur which will inter- tor," said Gordon Humphrey, R-
ou that Bill Schuette is not a an"fall term on Monday. rupt Congress' schedule today. And N.H., in a statement released at the
of character, that Bill Schuette is Democrats as well as Republi- Biden and other Democrats were committee session. "But we recog-
not the candidate who can do more cans on the committee said they saw loathe to waive rules that give sena- nize that the president is entitled to
for Michigan's future, then tell in President George Bush's nominee tors time before voting to review a considerable deference in his choice
the to sk omenenhonow
hm elthem to ask G e orges* a brilliant legal scholar and a man of committe's findings, for the Supreme Court."
good temperament and integrity. In Souter, 51, in a statement re-
Bush." the 13-1 vote, only Edward Kennedy, leased in New Hampshire, thanked "I am troubled that... he will so-
TPresident spebeore a-ep ce yS n t nMn a
bJOSE JUAREZ/Daily D-Mass., opposed him, saying he committee leaders and members "for lidify a 5-4 anti-civil-rights, anti-
gathering of over 300 Schuette U President Bush speaks at Republican Party banquet yesterday night at feared Souter would "solidify a 5-4 their courtesy and consideration. I privacy m ohe ry incline totur
tnd the speeh apid the dinner that the Westin Hotel in Detroit's Renaissance Center. The banquet was a anti-civil-rights, anti-privacy major- am gratified by their action. I await backgtes ock ntestoriced
cfundraiser for Rep. Bill Schuette, who is running against incumbent ity. the decision of the full Senate.ro so ean
ollowed. The Master of democrat Carl Levin for the U.S. Senate. Howell Heflin, a conservative Earlier, Tom Rath, like Souter a said.
Leeon eublcn il beer carried signs and chanted slogans sponse to the Iraqi crisis, saying Alabama Democrat whose opposi- former New Hampshire attorney "I hope I am not wrong. But I
i u Rep. Shu ct g Bush for t to start a that if Bush had been President 50 tion helped kill the 1987 Supreme general, said Souter heard of the fear I am right," Kennedy said. "The
r Schuette.prSsedfBusho conducU. oil w r y years ago, "There wouldn't have Court nomination of Robert Bork, panel's action on a radio in Rath's lesson of the past decade... is that
dur th uette isis, sayong, . Schuette also criticized Congres- been a Hiler. Twent million sad he liked Soer's "clearheed law officeg weh dfor- must vote our fears, not our
"History will write that George sionaal Democrats for what he sees people wouldnt have de."f ag i spogert tims d ifoerel m- hyes
Bush was the Winston Churchill of as their failure to grapple with the Bush then delivered a 20-minute agoed Hdtesing o rtha t sv er "I hope I'm not wrong," said
our time." Schuette promised to budget deficit. speech n which he asked Michigan edidord e esh'am D-i god iReth saradting thatnts Metzenbaum, usually a Kennedy
"wm ok se-bysie(wt rsdn a hr heowrflnotrstosedScuetetothiSn- O i:nMy egais thadatavidf ouldiseseinhineprestatemen t heSuaseCur.
S e e t sded Souter is a fair and open-minded ju- soon as the White House approved ally, in revealing his affirmative
Bush) to ensure that America stands Michigan Republican financier who ae, sayg e ne sog suppo tn teg it. vote.
tall and that America preserves introduced the President, praised in the Senate for his policies. 1t wh onolEs wel h weigiJ ewe the
f h reedom n p oe democay cetdsribnghmas"amnJIned SEnators lke im to he rsposlteshicsyiheillteebea d uers notmethers"or lfMyardpticilre hside ntiheN-
vrhere in thepr ld." ofSch rt isnteribty fh uasraan help pa s etor d ia n's placed upon him." judge I would nominate if I were tional Organization for Women, at-
potser e the d . c ofhWestin Hotel i oRa is Educastonr Exelencetat that for Bush hailed the committee action president." said Joseph Biden, D- tended yesterday's committee meet-
tdtheesanltuddBinshrte-hBUSrH g isun ainsinc en and repeated his request that the Sen- Del., a supporter of abortion rights. ing and said afterward: "I tremble for
Bush spoke, around 100 protesters Fisher also ate "act as quickly as possible to Souter "just barely" met his crite- the women of the United States."
'U' to implement comprehensive alcohol, drug policy

y Daniel Poux
aily Administration Reporter
The University Administration
will implement a comprehensive
drug and alcohol policy - which
would monitor the non-academic be-
havior of students - Monday.
The guidelines - which apply to
students, staff, and faculty - will
go into effect even though the
specifics of the policy are incom-
*lete and University students and
faculty are unaware of the policy's
existence, said University Personnel
Director James Thiry.
In accordance with President
Bush's National Drug Policy, the
sweeping policy must prohibit the
"unlawful possession, use, or distri-
bution of illict drugs and alcohol by
students and employees on its prop-
rty or as part of its activities."
Details of the specific University
policy were unavailable to the Daily.

Interim Vice President for Student
Services Mary Ann Swain refused
comment.
According to the White House
mandate, all public universities in
the country must have such a policy
in effect by October 1, or be ineligi-
ble to receive all forms of financial
assistance under any federal program.
The Administration is required to
promptly distribute information,
comprehensively detailing the spe-
cific prohibited acts, as well as the
possible penalties for students
caught using alcohol or drugs on
campus on the new policy, to all
University students.
Thiry explained that the four-page
document detailing the new guide-
lines "are very nearly completed,"
and will be distributed to all Univer-
sity students and employees on all
three campuses - over 80,000

copies - sometime in early Octo-
ber. He added, however, that the pol-
icy will go into effect Monday
morning.
The distributed information must
contain a specific statement that the
University will take disciplinary ac-
tion against any student or employee
who is caught illegal drugs, or any
underag, student caught with alco-
hol, the federal mandate states.
The penalties must be "consistent
with local, State and Federal law,"
and include expulsion, employment
termination, and possible referral to
authorities for legal prosecution.
University sanctions may include
completion of a rehabilitation pro-
gram, and may be required for possi-
ble re-admission or rehiring.
The new directive is the direct re-
sult of President Bush's National
Drug Policy issued a year ago. The

presidential mandate asked Congress
to pass legislation to require univer-
sities to implement and enforce strict
drug and alcohol prevention pro-
grams as a condition for receiving
federal education subsidies.
Several sections of the mandated
guidelines require some elaboration,
including the definition of "campus
activities." Use, possession or dis-
tribution of alcohol or drugs on
University property or as part of
university activities is subject to
sanction.
The appendix of the federal gov-
ernment's publication states that this
guideline applies "to all on-campus
and off-campus activities that are
considered to be school activities,"
such as university-sponsored field
trips.
See POLICY, Page 2

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Terps
hope to
.pass past
Michigan
by Eric Lemont
Daily Football Writer
Those darned Terps.
Before this season started, a look
at September 29 on the calendar
*eemed to be a respite sandwiched
between two non-conference games
against big name opponents and the
opening of the Big Ten season.
Maryland, though, 3-7-1 last
year, has won three of its first four
games this year and lost by only one
point to 19th ranked Clemson.
The team from the crabcake state
is no longer a cupcake.
"Quite honestly, I would never
have guessed that they'd be in the

Intruders awaken, antagonize
dorm residents; vandalize hall

by Josephine Ballenger
and Stefanie Vines
Daily Staff Writers
Ten to 15 young men banged on
dorm residents' doors, ripped down
posters, broke the glass of a fire ex-
tinguisher case, and yelled "Where
are the dykes?" as they ran through
an East Quad hallway yesterday at 3
a.m.
The group fled after one of its
members injured himself, East Quad
residents reported.
Blood was discovered in the
stairwell, hallway, and near the fire
extinguisher of the dormitory's
Anderson hall, where the incident

occurred.
Responding to several phone
calls, housing security officers ar-
rived "within minutes" of the
harassers' flee, a hall resident
reported.
Hall residents also said the men
repeatedly yelled, "Tau Gamma Nu,"
the name of a University fraternity.
Some residents said they thought
the men were handing out bids -
invitations issued to potential frater-
nity members. University fraternities
chose new members this week.
However, Jeff Stacey, president
of the Interfraternity Council (IFC)

and a member of Tau Gamma Nu,
said his house did not give out bids
until last night.
Stacey said the group could have
purposely misidentified itself and the
members may or may not have be-
longed to the Greek system.
He added that when fraternity and
sorority members "do things as indi-
viduals... it looks like they're repre-
senting the Greek system," simply
because they are members. "They're
not representative," he said, but
"individual" acts.
East Quad Building Director Deba
See INTRUDERS, Page 2

West responds to Iraqi threat

by the Associated Press

Western governments reacted
with outrage yesterday to Iraq's
threat to execute diplomats who

troops.
But Iraq tightened its grip on the
conquered emirate, ordering Kuwait
nationals to apply for Iraqi

International finance officials
expressed new concerns about long-
term financial consequences of the
Persian Gulf crisis. The head of the

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