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Vol. CI, No. 66 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Friday, December 7, 1990 MichinDay

Protesters
* arraigned
for sit-in
in Fleming
by Lee Shufro
Daily Staff Reporter
Fifteen -protesters who staged a
"sit-in" at the Fleming
Administration Building last month
pleaded not-guilty to trespassing at
an arraignment yesterday. One
protester pleaded no-contest. A pre-
trial hearing is scheduled for Dec.
18.
On Nov. 14, three Ann Arbor
residents and 13 students entered
University President James
Duderstadt's office in the Fleming
Administration Building and refused
to leave in protest of the
University's decision to deputize
campus security officers.
The protesters arraigned yesterday
were: Ann Arbor resident Melanie
Larosa; Rackham graduate Steven
Striffler; Natural Resources sopho-
more Emily Kohner; Ann Arbor res-
ident Lourdes Marques-Adla; LSA
sophomore Jeffrey Boland; Natural
Resources senior Stephanie
Andelman; LSA senior Craig
Carmack; School of Art junior Arin
Fishkin; LSA Sophomore Brain
Erdstein; LSA junior Elizabeth
Featherstone; Ann Arbor resident
James Lochhead; LSA junior Darin
Stockdill; LSA senior Dawn
Paulinski; Rackham graduate Jeff
Hinte; LSA junior Adam Epstein;
and Engineering senior Morgan
Glenn.
The defendants pleaded not-guilty
to the misdemeanor charge, which
carries a maximum penalty of a $50
fine and 30 days in jail. Judge G. W.
Alexander presided.
Kohner pleaded no-contest to the
charges. She is going to study
abroad next semester and will not be
in the country for the trial. The court
will handle the no-contest plea in the
the same manner as it would a guilty
plea.
The defendants have not decided
whether they will pay the fine if
they are found guilty.
See PROTESTERS, Page 2

Saddam
vows to
release
hostages
Associated Press
Iraq told the world yesterday that
all foreign hostages would be freed,
but President Bush said release of the
thousands of hostages would not
weaken American resolve to get Iraqi
troops out of Kuwait.
The releases could begin as early
as tomorrow, Iraqi officials said.
Saddam Hussein told his parlia-
ment yesterday to free all foreign
hostages in response to "positive
changes" in the Persian Gulf crisis,
and he said Iraq should apologize to
the thousands that were held.

Seven officers of the University's newly deputized eight-member police unit stand with a new patrol car.
'U' releases info on

newly-deputized
campus officers

by Josephine Ballenger
Daily Crime Reporter_
The University released informa-
tion yesterday about the eight depu-
tized officers hired by the Depart-
ment of Public Safety and Security
(DPSS) this fall. The officers, the
first batch of a 24-member campus
police force, will make their official
debut by Jan. 3.
Campus police, now completing
their "ride-along" program with
Ann Arbor police as a finale to
their formal 10-week training, have
had academy education and are
certified by the state. All have acted
as DPSS security officers, and five
have worked as police officers
elsewhere in the state. Two

members of the fleet are sergeants,
and one is a captain.
Seven of the officers could not
be reached, and Janet Jablonski
declined comment.
The officers represent a variety
of age groups and educational
levels:
Joseph Anderson, 23, a 1989
graduate of Lake Superior State
University, has worked as a public
safety officer since November 1989
and worked for the Northfield Police
Department earlier this year;
Thomas Arreola, 23, a 1989
graduate of Madonna College, has
been with DPSS since November
1989;
Janet Jablonski, 35, has

Shannon Jablonski Neumann McNulty

Saddam said the reason for hold-
ing foreigners had diminished.
Saddam also said Iraq had com-
pleted its deployment in Kuwait, and
therefore, the hostages were no
longer needed to prevent an attack.
Despite Hussein's dramatic an-
nouncement, Bush remained appre-
hensive.
"No single hostage should have
been taken in the first place, and I
hope ... Saddam understands that his
hostage policy has incurred the hos-
tility of the whole world," Bush told
a news conference in Santiago,
Chile, his latest stop on a South
American tour.
Saddam's announcement appeared
to be an attempt to influence the di-
rect U.S.-Iraq talks scheduled in
Washington and Baghdad later this
month.
In Washington, Secretary of State
James Baker told Congress that re-
leasing the hostages "does not
lessen, nor should it, our determina-
tion that Iraq's aggression against
Kuwait should be reversed."

Anderson Arreola
taken courses at four colleges,
including Eastern Michigan
University and Washtenaw

Noffsinger Seames
Community College, and has
worked at DPSS since last year.
See POLICE, Page 2

Computing
centers to
cut hours
by Purvi Shah
Daily Staff Reporter

'U' will honor
four at winter
commencement

All University campus computing sites, except the
UNYN and-NUBS, will shorten their operating hours
beginning Jan. 2 due to budget constraints.
Major computing areas like Angell Hall, 611
Church Street, and North Campus Commons will
temporarily cease their 24 hour service.
Starting Jan. 2 until Feb. 2, Angell Hall will be
open from 7 am. to 11 p.m. Monday thru Thursday; 7
a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. week-
ends. Angell Hall will resume 24-hour operation Feb.
3.
The computing site at 611 Church Street will be
open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and noon to 8 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays until March 24, when it will
resume 24-hour operation. Smaller computing sites
like the Chemistry Building and Dana, the School of
Natural Resources, will have hours reduced to 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
The UNYN Center and NUBS will remain open 24
hours.
The shortened hours result from budget problems
See COMPUTERS, Page 2

by Sarah Schweitzer
Daily Administration Reporter
When 2,200 students receive their
bachelor degrees this winter, they
will have to share the spotlight with
four successful honorary graduates.
At the winter commencement on
Dec. 16, Nobel laureate Jerome
Karle, author Frances Moore Lapp,
impresario Robert Nederlander, and
Thai economist Amnuay Viravan
will receive honorary degrees from
the University.
Honorary degrees are awarded on
the basis of "genuine achievement
and distinction in an activity conso-
nant with the mission of the
University," said Susan Kluger, the
staff person for the Committee on
Honorary Degrees.
The committee - composed of
faculty, representatives of the
Alumni Association, and students -
makes recommendations for the de-
grees, which the University's Board
of Regents then reviews for ap-
proval.
While the four recipients are from
diverse backgrounds, they share an
achievement of excellence in their
fields of study.
Karles, the 1985 Nobel Prize
wine fnr'hpm trvis he rh,

publication in 1971. Lapp co-
founded the Institute for Food and
Development Policy in 1975 to find
alternative models of economic de-
velopment.
Nederlander, president -of the
Nederlander Organization - a na-
tional theatrical production company
- and a managing partner of the
New York Yankees, will also receive
a degree.
Nobel laureate
Jerome Karle, author
Frances Moore Lapp;
impresario Robert
Nederlander, and Thai
economist Amnuay
Viravan will receive
honorary degrees
from the University
In his career, Nederlander served
as a regent for the University from
1968 to 1984. In the 1980s,
Nederlander was chair of the
Campaign for Michigan, which
raised more than $200 million dol-
lars for the University. Nederlander
will be the keynote speaker.

First-year Rackham student Sirena Zachery types a paper at the Union computing center.

Hostile Duke crowd unwelcomes Blue cagers

by Jeff Sheran
Daily Basketball Writer
In this season's rankings of col-
lege basketball crowds, Inside Sports
listed Crisler Arena as the second-
worst. But anyone at last year's
Michigan-Duke thriller would be
a ic ismiss such a claim.

Blue Devils' own Cameron Indoor
Stadium as the country's best arena
crowd.
Michigan (3-0) bears the task of
entering Cameron's hostile confines
- a task which is especially unen-
viable after last season's outcome.

tonight - they'll all be cheering for
Duke. Our guys will have to adjust
to that."
The Michigan-Duke rivalry ran
from 1964-1970, with the Blue Dev-
ils winning six of the nine contests.
Only last year did the Wolverines

the buzzer, and Georgetown did not
secure its 79-74 victory over Duke
Wednesday until the final minute.
"It was a hard-fought game,"
Gaudet said. "We look at that loss as
helping us to prepare for our ACC
games. We want to play schools like

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