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Page 2-The Michigan Daily- Friday, February 14, 1992

Harkin supporters are

off to
by Laura Adderley

New Hampshire



A group of about 14 students and,
community members jumped on the
political bandwagon last night -
literally - and began the sixteen-
hour drive to New Hampshire to of-
fer their support to Iowa Sen. Tom
Harkin's presidential campaign.
Democratic community member
Dave DeVarti has been organizing
the transportation of Harkin support-
ers to New Hampshire for long
weekends since the beginning of
Markin is third in the latest polls
in 'New Hampshire, trailing former
Massachusetts Governor Paul
Tsongas and Arkansas Sen. Bill

Clinton. According to the volun-
teers, Harkin's performance in New
Hampshire will be critical to his
success in winning the Democratic
Volunteers cited Harkin's support
of abortion rights, his desire to de-
crease national defense funding dras-
tically and his belief in a govern-
ment-centered health plan as the
main reasons for supporting his
Klaus Rathfelder said he liked
Harkin because of his concern for his
constituents. "He is the only one
that seems to care about the people,"
Rathfelder said.
University alumni Rob Earle, a

van driver for the weekend, said he
believes it is important to get in-
volved in the primaries, and that go-
ing to New Hampshire provides an
opportunity to "have an effect on the
actual election."
LSA senior Pam Shifman, who
has worked for the Michigan
Abortion Rights Action League, said
that she believes Harkin is the only
candidate who has consistently been
pro-choice throughout his career.
"It's important for people to be
involved in the political process as
much as possible - I think it's re-
ally important to get everyone to
vote," she said.


Continued from page 1
drtt and the war," the letter reads, "I
am' in great sympathy with those
who are not willing to fight, kill,
and maybe die for their country -
riglt or wrong.
"'The decision not to be a resister

and the related subsequent decisions
were the most difficult of my life."
Clinton ultimately left ROTC
and made himself eligible for the
draft, but the statements made in the]
letter could do irreparable harm to+
the campaign of a man who had+
counted on southern states for the
base of his support. Polls in recent
years have shown that southern vot-j

ers are very supportive of the armed

Nightly polls conducted by The _
Boston Globe have shown a 9-point
decline for Clinton over the last five
days, from 28 percent to 19 percent, Califoi
while former Mass. Sen. Paul Rescuers b
Tsongas has seen a similar increase River yestei
in the state.
by Bill Watterson CITY

rnia flood tragedy
ring the body of 15-year-old Adam Paul Bisohoff from the receding flood waters of the Los Angeles
rday. Bisohoff fell into the swollen river while trying to retrieve his bicycle.

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Continued from page 1
and downs of managing a city sur-
rounding a major university. One
advantage is state reimbursement
for providing fire department ser-
vices to the University. However, of
the $1.4 million promised from the
state for these services, only about
$620,000 will be appropriated to
the city this year.
"We have the challenge and ben-
efit of being a university commu-
nity," Brater said. "But 55 percent

of the property in Ann Arbor is not
taxable. It is publicly owned prop-
erty in the city."
Mayor Brater also spoke about
the United States Conference of
Mayors she attended in Washington,
D.C., last month, where she learned
about federal money which will be
made available to communities
around the nation.
"$50 million has been projected
to be earmarked to the Ann Arbor
area, and I want to make sure Ann
Arbor gets that money," Brater
Brater said that $75 million

worth of public works projects
with plans to improve Ann Arbor's
infrastructure have already been
submitted to Washington.
Chamber of Commerce Vice
President of Business Development:
Barbara Sprague said the program
was kind of sobering.
"It sounds like the city has some
challenges ahead, but it sounds like.
the mayor has made some tactical.
plans on how we're going to face
those challenges," Sprague said.
The Ann Arbor City Council
will vote on next year's budget on
April 20th.

Attention: Undergraduate
Engineering Students

Continued from page 1
"In America there's pro-athlet-
ics that outshine the athletes," Jon
Schaeffer, a first-year LSA student
said. "In other countries it's more
of a main focus."
When asked if they thought pol-
itics played a big role in the


1992 Landes Prize


Undergraduate students currently registered in the Engineering College are
eligible to compete for the George M. Landes Prize ($1,000.00). This is an
award presented annually to an undergraduate student who demonstrates
excellence of both technical work and the presentation of that work in written
or graphic form. The prize is presented in memory of George M. Landes, a
1977 graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Department and a Ford Motor
Company engineer who was killed in an automobile accident in 1981.

gold bond

Olympics or caused tension within
the competition, most students
said it wasn't a factor. If anything,
they thought it was more of a fac-
tor in the past than now.
"I don't think the Olympics is
about politics that much," Balmer
said. "The Olympics is about com-
petition. It's a good way to get peo-
ple together without the concerns
of the real world."
"I tend to think when athletes
go to the Olympics they're think-
ing about their sport," Goff said.
"I think there's a lot more good-
will between athletes than be-
tween politicians."
"In the past it was, but not
now," Schaeffer said. "With Com-
munism coming down, there's not
as much animosity between us and
Students had differing opinions
about whether Russia's perfor-
mance would suffer in light of the
current political situation there.
"I know that Russia definitely
has less financial resources," Jerry
Post, an LSA junior said. "You

have a certain level of athletes and
from there it's the amount of
money you can pour into them for
things like coaches and facilities."
"It's probably not so much ef-
fecting them at this point," Peters
said. "Physically-wise athletes are
still in good standing because it
just happened."
'in America there's
pro-athletics that
outshine the athletes.
In other countries it's
more of a main
focus.' -Jon Schaeffer
First-year LSA student
Most students said that ten-
sions between Japan and the United
States would not play a big role in
the competition because the
Japanese are not usually
formidable opponents.
"I don't think Japan competes
well," Teichholz said. "They prob-
ably make the best bobsleds, but
that's about it."

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presentation - written, graphic, or some combination of communication
media - can be a technical article, a design report, a piece of technical
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