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The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, October 30, 1991 - Page 3

No sex for five years
for man who spread
*AIDS virus on purpose

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brings fashion,
fun to Union

27-year-old man has been sentenced
to sexual abstinence for five years
and house arrest for six months for
knowingly spreading the AIDS
virus by having sex with a girl-
Alberto Gonzalez pleaded no
contest Monday to third-degree as-
sault, a felony, and two misde-
rieanor counts of recklessly endan-
gering others.
Prosecutors dismissed nine other
charges, including a count of first-
degree assault that alleged Gonza-
lez used a dangerous weapon - the
AIDS virus - to intentionally in-
flict serious injury.
David Peters, the deputy district
* attorney who prosecuted Gonzalez,
said yesterday he would have been
able to show that Gonzalez knew he
carried the virus when he began his
relationship with Pederson.
Shawn Hop, a
previous girl-
friend who would
have been a key
witness for the
prosecution, has
said she and
Gonzalez both
discovered that
they were AIDS-
t infected in 1988.
"He intention-
GonzaleZ ally kept girl-
friend one and girlfriend two from
ever meeting," Peters said. "He con-
sciously kept the second one from
getting the information she would
have needed to protect herself."
Both women said they fear Gon-
zalez has infected others. They said

he frequented nightclubs and often
made advances toward other women,
even during his relationships with
The third-degree charge accused
him of causing injury recklessly and
with extreme indifference to human
Gonzalez was given a one-year
prison term. Instead of going to
prison, he will remain at home for
six months wearing an electronic
surveillance bracelet when he's not
working at his job as a cabinet
"I have every regard for the pub-
lic safety, my family's safety and
my safety," Gonzalez said. "I feel
it's time now to put everything be-
hind me and get on with my life."
Peters said Gonzalez will be a
free man in five years if he complies
with the conditions of his proba-
"It seems kind of ludicrous to
put him in jail ... when he has a fatal
illness," the prosecutor said.
Defense attorney Randall Vogt
said he agreed to the deal because it
was "extremely lenient," and be-
cause of Gonzalez's health.
"He had witnesses," Vogt said.
"He could undermine the credibil-
ity of the prosecution's witnesses.
But how it ultimately would all be
resolved would be a gamble, like all
trials are gambles."
Vogt voiced concern that police
were "regulating people's behavior
in the privacy of their bedroom."

by Karen Pier
Daily Staff Reporter
Instead of students going to the
newsstand to find Mademoiselle,
Mademoiselle is going to find stu-
dents today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
the Ballroom in the Union.
"On Campus with Mademoi-
selle" has the goal of "exposing
students to the latest in fashion,
beauty and fitness in a fun and fes-
tive atmosphere," said Amy
Bermant, special events associate
from the magazine.
University Activities Center
(UAC) Special Events Chair Wendy
Shanker said UAC decided to spon-
sor the event because it is a "fun,
free activity" and because it allows
students to pick up a little real life
experience. She noted the event will
feature student photographers and
student models.
Activities for the day include
distributing literature and free
samples about products from spon-
sors. Some sponsors will be having
Each of the 11 corporate spon-
sors will have a booth, Bermant
said, and some will give away free
samples. Students can get free
pantyhose from L'eggs and free cat-
alogs from Spiegel's, for example.
Students - both men and women -
can be featured on a cover of the
magazine, by posing in front of a gi-
ant mock-up.
Company representatives will
also be on hand to answer questions.
Some sponsors will also be hold-
ing contests. At the Hanes Her Way
booth, students can enter a contest
to win a T-shirt. Hedonism II's con-
test's top prize is a trip for two to

Jamaica. To enter, students have to
finish a sentence telling how wicked
they are.
There will also be fitness
demonstrations, and people can get
Throughout the day, student
models will informally display
fashions in the Ballroom.
Throughout the day,
student models will
informally display
fashions in the
Ballroom. There will
also be fitness
And at 4 p.m. .the models will
give a short fashion show.
Students are not the only ones
that can have fun. "I love this job to
bring awareness in an atmosphere
that's fun," Bermant said.
The University is the third and
last stop for the "On Campus with
Mademoiselle" tour this year. The
other universities were the Univer-
sity of Miami, Florida and Southern
Methodist University in Texas.
This is the first time "On Cam-
pus with Mademoiselle" has come
to the University, Bermant said.
Happy Halloween
Liberty off State......668-9329

Speedy delivery
Ann Arbor letter carrier Cliff Thomas descends from a )orch after he
delivers mail on Hamilton St.

Federal govt: economy is growing, recession is over

U.S. economy started growing for
the first time in a year, posting a 2.4
percent advance from July through
September, the government said yes-
terday in a report hailed by the Bush
administration as proof that the re-
cession is over.
Private economists worried
about more recent signs of slug-
gishness, including another report
yesterday that showed consumer
confidence plummeting in October

as Americans grew more concerned
about the economy and job
The Commerce Department said
the gross national product, the
country's total output of goods and
services, climbed at the fastest pace
in 2 1/2-years following three con-
secutive quarterly declines as the
country struggled through the re-
Treasury Secretary Nicholas
Brady and Commerce Secretary

Robert Mosbacher said the increase
was encouraging. They pointed to
the strength in consumer spending,
residential construction and capital
spending in the summer.
"The recession is over," said
Mosbacher. Although he told re-
porters that the growth rate is "not
as fast as we would like to see," he
said he did not expect any type of
double-dip recession in which the
country lapses back into recession
after a period of weak growth.
Other economists, surveying the

GNP report, saw plenty of reason
for concern that one or two quarters
of growth will be followed by an-
other recession, something that has
occurred in five of the last eight
Analysts were particularly wor-
ried about a big drop in consumer
confidence, according to a report
from the C-1ference Board.
"The r .._ ° is loud and clear:
The natik '. isumers are appre-
hensive," ,aid 1 ,bian Linden, execu-
tive director for consumer research
at the Conference Board.

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*.Corrections and Clarifications
A story in yesterday's Daily about the Graduate Employees Organiza-
tion should have reported that one of the union's grievances is with the
rUniversity's distinction between graders and teachers.
. A story in yesterday's Daily should have reported that Yusuf
Hawkins was shot.
Ulester Douglas did not identify himself as a survivor of sexual as-
sault for a story in Friday's Daily, just as a speaker on the subject.
What's happening in Ann Arbor today

Say, I uh... hate to
interrupt you while you're
reading and all, but I
thought you might like to
pick up the next FREE
issue of the Gargoyle
Magazine, Michigan's
only non-profit student- p
run humor magazine for"a
over eighty years, now
available at Village
Corner and Dave's .*
'0 "n f 0d 9 V8S-
Comics, and at the frontt
desks of most residence
kglIe WAI it seems 'mIm ...


Outdoor Recreation Program
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

U-M Baha'l Club, weekly mtg. Stock-
well, Rosa Parks Lounge, 8-9:30.
Korean Student Association, weekly
mtg. Union, 3rd floor, 5:30.
Public Interest Research Group in
Michigan, weekly mtg. 4109 Union,
Recycle U-M, weekly mtg. Dana Bldg,
Student Lounge, 7 p.m.
-Horseback Riding Day Trip, pre-trip
mtg. North Campus Rec Bldg,
Conference Rm, 7-8.
Students Concerped About Animal
Rights, weekly mtg. Dominick's, 9 p.m.
American Advertising Federation,
student chapter mass mtg. 2050 Frieze,
6 p.m.
Snowboard Club, mass mtg. League,
Henderson Rm, 8 p.m.
Sports Law Society, mass mtg for un-
dergrads. 138 Hutchins Hall, 6 p.m.
Hellenic Student Association. Union,
Welker Rm, 8 p.m.
"Music in the Soviet Union Today:
Inspirations and Aspirations,"
Gerard McBurney. MLB, 3rd floor
conf rm, 3 p.m.
"Denazification 1945-Destasificaiton
1991: A Comparative View in Search
of Models," Alfred Meyer. Lane Hall
Commons, noon.
"Electric Birefringence Imaging of
DNA Gel Electrophoresis," Maureen
Lanan. 1650 Chem, 4 p.m.
"Highly Enentioselective
Epoxidation of Functionalized and
Non-Functionalized Alkenes:
Progress Toward Practical Catalytic
Systems," Prof. Eric Jacobsen, 1640
1r1_ n 1_ A, . .-

Yasmine Gooneratne. Rackham, West
Conf Rm 8 p.m.
Safewalk, night-time safety walking
service. Sun-Thur. 8 p.m.-1:20 a.m.
and Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Stop by 102 UGLi or call 936-1000.
Extended hours are 1 a.m. -3 a.m. at
the Angell Hall Computing Center or
call 763-4246.
Northwalk, North Campus safety
walking service. Sun-Thur 8 p.m.-1:30
a.m. and Fri. and Sat. 8 p.m.-11:30
p.m. Stop by 2333 Bursley or call 763-
U-M Ninjitsu Club, Wednesday prac-
tice. IM Bldg, wrestling rm, 7:30-9.
U-M Women's Lacrosse Club,
Wednesday practice. Oosterbaan Field
House, 9-10:30.
ECB Peer Writing Tutors. An-
gell/Mason Computing Center, 7-11.
Ultimate Frisbee Club. Mitchell
Field, 7-9.
U-M Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do Club,
Wednesday workout. CCRB Martial
Arts Rm 8-9.
U-M Taekwondo Club, Wednesday
workout. CCRB Martial Arts Rm,
6:30-8 p.m.
Guild House Beans and Rice Dinner.
802 Monroe, 6-7.
Support Group for those ages 17-25
whose parent has died. Gabriel
Richard Center at Saint Mary's
Chapel, 7-8:30.
"Thinking About Majoring in
English?" Talk to English Advisor
Derek Green every Wednesday. Haven
7th floor lounge, 4-5.
Custodial Appreciation Week. Area
Maap' na*

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for your time, and please
enjoy your newspaper.


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