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'OPINION
Can you decipher this code? Take a look at the
U-M's latest attempt to regulate student speech
and behavior. Draw your own conclusions.

Did you hate that irritating voice-over when
"Blade Runner" first came out? If so, you're in
luck - it's gone, but not much else has changed
in this Ridley Scott film.

Michigan didn't lose a football game Saturday, but
the Wolverines may have lost their starting
quarterback, Elvis Grbac. Coach Gary Moeller
gives the complete injury report.

Today
Partly sunny, warm;
High 82, Low64
Tomorrow
Hazy, lazy, and crazy.

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One hundred and one years of editorial freedom

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U-M students
enforce Union
access policy
by Andrew Taylor
On weekend nights this semester, visitors to the
Michigan Union will be greeted by student door hosts
- not housing security guards.
The Union's access policy requires people entering
the facility after 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and
Saturday to show U-M identification.
Only students, faculty, staff members and alumni are
permitted access to the building. Members of these eli-
gible parties may bring two guests each. Larger groups
are allowed with advanced arrangement.
When this policy was implemented last fall, housing'
department personnel were responsible for maintaining
security and checking for IDs.
However, this year, the U-M Department of Public
Safety (DPS) has hired a number of students as special
events interns to check IDs at the doors.
"It would present a more friendly atmosphere if stu-
dents were the greeters at the door," said DPS Lt.
Vernon Baisden.
The U-M established the access policy to alleviate
violence and overcrowding in the Union, said Frank
Cianciola, associate dean of students.
"It was put in place to ensure that we have a safe
place for our primary constituency," Cianciola said.
"We felt a need to restrict access," added John
Brockett, associate director of the Union. "One of the
things that was a driving factor was that so many activi-
ties happen here."
Student reaction to the policy has been mixed.
Jon Heft, a graduate student and door host, defined
the policy as a "new experiment to try and solve some
of the problems associated with the Union."
Rob Rector, a U-M graduate who encountered diffi-
culty entering the Union without an ID, said he dislikes
the policy.
"We're alumni and now we're considered guests.
This is ludicrous," he said.
But employees of the restaurants and stores in the
See UNION, Page 2

Four to vie for
two regent seats
in November

by Karen Sabgir
Daily Administration Reporter
Three newcomers and one in-
cumbent will vie for the two open
seats on the U-M Board of Regents
in the November election.
Regent Neal Nielsen (R-
Brighton) is seeking re-election for a
second eight-year term.
However, Regent Veronica Smith
(R-Grosse Ile), whose term is also
up, was not nominated to run on the
Republican ticket.
In her place, the Republican party
is endorsing Nancy Laro of Ann
Arbor. A U-M graduate and former
U-M employee, Laro is a certified
public accountant specializing in
federal taxation and financial
planning.
The Democratic party has nomi-
nated two candidates: Rebecca
McGowan of Ann Arbor and Larry
Deitch of Southfield, Mich.
The regents are popularly-elected
state officials who meet once a
month to establish U-M policies, in-
cluding budget and tuition.
"They set policy for the
University ... the many pieces of
what we refer to as the Michigan
family," said Keith Molin, associate
vice president for government
relations.
Deitch, a U-M graduate, is a
business lawyer from Southfield. He
serves on the state's Civil Service
Commission and is the treasurer of

* - ca * de s
These are the four candidates
vying for the two open seats
on the U-M Board of Regents
in November:
Democrat
Larry Deitch
Southfield
Rebecca McGowan
Ann Arbor
Republican
Nancy Laro
Ann Arbor
Neal Nielsen (incumbent)
Brighton
the state Democratic Party.
McGowan, manager at the
Industrial Technology Institute of
Ann Arbor, said her interest in be-
coming a regent stems from volun-
teer work she has done at U-M
Center for the Education of Women.
McGowan is the leadership
council chair and is working on a
capital campaign to initiate programs
not funded by U-M.
Richard Kennedy, vice president
for government relations, said the
regents deal with issues and affairs
concerning all aspects of U-M that
will affect students, faculty and staff.
Kennedy said they are not paid
for this work.
"The regents are responsible for
See REGENTS, Page 2

MICHELLE GUY/Daily
Lean on me
Jim Horn, an employee of the U-M's plant de rtment, paints a window in front of Clement's
Library on South University Avenue yesterdayfternoon.

Bush battles Clinton over environment during west coast jaunt

COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) -
President Bush battled Democrat
Bill Clinton for votes in the Pacific
Northwest yesterday, declaring that
environmental laws should be
changed to "make people more
important than owls."
Bush vowed not to sign an
extension of the Endangered Species
Act unless it's rewritten to give more
emphasis to economic priorities and
timber harvesting.
Clinton maintained that he was
the candidate who could best
promote economic development
while at the same time preserving

the environment.
"I know that you can be pro-
growth and pro-environment," the
Democratic nominee told a crowd in
Portland, Ore.
Bush told a cheering audience at
a lumber company near the
Canadian border that the balance
between the environment and jobs
has been lost.
"It is time to make people more
important than owls," he said. "It's
time to put the mills back to work."
Bush delivered his promise on a
trip through timber- and spotted-owl
country of Washington and Oregon,

'The Endangered Species Act was intended as a
shield for species against the effects of major
construction projects like highways and dams.'
- George Bush

Clinton traveled to Eugene, Ore.,
where he was visiting with five
families whose lives have been
affected by changes in the timber
industry.
He has called for a summit on the
spotted owl - an idea that Bush
derided as "false hope." "No more
studies, let's change the law," Bush
said. "My opponent will not fight to
change the law to restore balance."
The Endangered Species Act has
protected more than 500 animals and
plants, including the bald eagle,
grizzly bear, peregrine falcon and
whooping crane.

The Fish and Wildlife Service
declared the northern spotted owl a
threatened species in June 1990,
citing excessive logging of old-
growth forests as a threat to its
survival.
Logging of the Northwest's
national forests has come to a virtual
standstill as federal courts have
found government harvesting
practices to be in violation of U.S.
environmental laws.
Bush said the law was "being
used by people with extreme views,
particularly here and in Oregon, to
See BUSH, Page 2

accusing Clinton of favoring the
environment rather than jobs.
Thousands of timber workers have
lost their jobs because of protection
of the owl and an industry slump.
Clinton maintains that the
Republicans are asking voters to

make a false choice between jobs
and the environment.
"Bush gave us neither. We think
you can have both," said Bruce
Reed, one of Clinton's domestic
policy advisers. "The choice is
between George Bush and jobs."

Murder & Non-negligent
Manslaughter

1988
0

Rape

4
9

1989
0
3
9
30
205

1990 1991

0 0

6

9

Robbery

12 14

Aggravated Assault
Burglary
Larceny
Motor Vehicle Theft

30

36

31

163

2,101 2,102

286 186
2,428 2,104
37 37

50
43

34
31

Arson

25

23

Hawali
deals with
hurricane's
aftermath
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) -
Military police cleared roads of
palm fronds, telephone poles and
roof shingles yesterday, and resi-
dents whose homes were smashed
by nature's whim wondered when
their lives might return to normal.
Hurricane Iniki had turned the
tropical paradise of Kauai topsy-
turvy, and an approaching storm
threatened to
add to the
disorder.
Nihbor-
in islands in
the Hawaiian
chain were ferrying in field
kitchens and portable showers,
bulldozers and generators,
engineers and carpenters.
Limited phone service was re-
etr,, fr enmp of ;,, n ni' 5 (

TOTALS

2,400 2,414

2,830 2,404

Campus violent crimes
up 5.6 percent last year

by Erin Einhorn
Daily Crime Reporter
Nine women reported being
raped on U-M-owned or leased
property in 1991.
This is an increase from the six
nnanpe .nnn..a. I 1001)

The only other crime that showed
an increase on campus in 1991 was
armed robbery, which rose from 12
in 1990 to 14 in 1991.
Violent crimes - including rape,
robbery, and aggrevated assault

Condominimums and homes along the cliffs at Princeville on the island of Kauai were shattered and thrown
about by the fury of Hurricane Iniki. Sunday, residents began clearing the rubble and making repairs.

people sending in equipment, sup-
plies, everything else. It's
incredible."

badly damaged by sustained wind
of 130 mph and 160 mph gusts. .
Most of the 70 hotels sustained se-
r,;,,A, ,Imn , _ nAr . ,thn7 OM

Oahu escaped the worst of the
storm, with an estimated $2.5 mil-
lion damage to 163 private
hr.,diae

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