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In 1987, the University pledged a comfortable
environment for minorities through the Michigan
Mandate. Faculty of color speak out on the
realities of being a minority at the University.

Steve Martin is a talented comic, but the Daily's
Michael John Wilson thinks his latest film, "Leap
of Faith," should take a flying leap.

SPORTSWednesday
What a week for Michigan sports. Over the course
of seven days, the Wolverines won the Great
Lakes Invitational, theRainbow Classic, and the
Rose Bowl.

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'U' picks
official
to oversee
new code
by Jennifer Silverberg
Daily Administration Reporter
Although the University has
filled th post responsible for over-
seeing the Statement of Student
Rights and Responsibilites that went
into effect Jan. 1, University officials
said they are still unprepared to
handle policy violations.
University Vice President for
Student Affairs Maureen Hrtford
selected Mary Louise Antieau, South
Quad coordinator of residence edu-
cation, as her assistant Monday.
Anticau will be
responsible for
planning and man-
aging the opera-
tional and admin-
istrative activities
of the Student
Jludiciary Advis-
or's Office created
by the State-
Antleau ment of Student
Antieau g Stid i
Responsibilities.
Antieau, who reported to work
yesterday for a few hours, plans to
split her time between the Office of
Student Affairs and South Quad until
her replacement is chosen. She said
she is ready for her new position.
"I was ready for a change. I've
been here 16 years," Antieau said.
"The other reason is I have been in
law school the last three years (at
University of Toledo) and I've been
looking for a job in which I could
use that legal training."
Antieau was one of three candi-
dates - two of whom work at the
University - presented to Hartford
in December by a search committee,
chaired by University Ombudsman
Don Perigo.
* Hartford then interviewed the
candidates and approached Antieau
Monday with a job offer. Hartford
said Antieau was the most qualified
candidate.
"11r experience was very good,"
Hartford said. "She knows the
University well, has a good rapport
with students and she has a lot of
other strengths to offer the position."
Hartford said Antieau's short-
term responsibilites will include cre-
ating a training program for students
selected to the student hearing panel
that will hear complaints of alleged
policy violations.
"1Her hardest immediate chal-
lenge will be to put together all these
pieces quickly so we're ready if a
complaint comes in," Ilartford said.
Antieau agreed, adding that she
will also be responsible for educat-
ing the University community about
the policy.
"The community has been quite
See ANTIEAU, Page 2

New Congress
looks to bolster
Clinton agenda

DOUGLAS KANTER/Ni
lichigan's Tyrone Wheatley celebrates during the Wolverines 38-31 Rose Bowl victory over Washington.
Michigan takes roses,
rekindles patglories

0 Legislature plans to
take action on health
care, deficit, Family
Leave Bill
WASHINGTON (AP) - The
103rd Congress convened yesterday
with a flood of new faces, includino
record numbers of women and
African Americans, and a promise to
move quickly on President-elect
Clinton's agenda.
The newly-elected lawmakers
"represent a better and more reflec-
tive representation of this country ...
than any other Congress in our his-
tory," declared Rep. Thomas Holey
(1)-Wash.) re-elected I louse speaker.
But, he told them, the voters want
action most of all.
"The American people have sig-
naled their Impatience With the pace
of reform and change that they ex-
pect this Congress to bring" on is-
sues including the federal deficit and
health care, he said. "We are under
close scrutiny."
. Underfoot, meanwhile, were
lawmakers' kids, making sure the
opening d-iv meve ot too serious
Family and friends milled around'
taking and posing for pictures in the
historic halls.
"We all look forward to a busy
session with a good working rela-
tionship with the new administra-
tion," Senate Majority Leader
George Mitchell (D-Maine) told
reporters before Vice President Dan
Quayle gaveled the Senate into
session.
At the outset, there are 110 new
Ilouse members - a fourth of that

body - and 13 new senators, num-
bers that will soon grow because
President-elect Clinton has chosen
three representatives and one senator
for his Cabinet.
Both chambers have more
women than ever, six in the Senate
and 47 in the House. Carol Mosely
Braun (1)-Ill.) is the first African
American member of the Senate in
fourteen years and its first black
woman ever, and Ben Nighthorse
Campbell (D-Colo.) its first Native
American in more than 60 years.
There was action on the 1House
floor already as Republicans fought
the Democrats' plan to give repre-
sentatives from the District of
Columnbia, Puerto Rico and other
territories the chance to vote.
Meanwhile, 42 of 47 first-term
house Republicans introduced a
constitutional amendment to impose
term limits on members of Congress
- something Foley vehemently op-
poses.
The House passed no bills yes-
terday but the Senate took care of
some housekeeping. It voted to ex-
tend Secret Service protection for
Quayle for six months, and, to over-
come a quirk in the law, cut the pay
for the job of secretary of the trea-
sury to its 1989 level.
The latter action was to clear the
way for Sen. Lloyd Bentsen of
Texas to join the Cabinet. Under an
anti-corruption law, a member of
Congress cannot take a job for which
Congress has increased pay in his
term.
Texas Gov. Ann Richards said
yesterday that she would appoint
Bob Krueger, a former member
Congress, to replace Bentsen in the
Senate.

PASADENA - The sign in
the Rose Bowl stands said it all.
Happy Blue Year.
What a
start to the Matthew
new year for Rennie
this Michigan
squad. What
an end to the
careers of this
sensational
senior class.'
And what a re-
lie f for
Michigan
fans, who fi-
nally got aR
break fromL an
their usual New Year'sDay mis-
ery.

Michiganncae into this game
with something to prove. The
Wolverines had not won a game
since Nov. 7. And they had not
beaten a team with a winning
record all season. Plus, their op-
ponents were thce Washington
Huskies, the same team that hu-
miliated Michigan in this same
game last year.
The Wolverines buried all of
that, and in the process, may have
taught us a lesson - that national
chanpionships are not the only
reason to play football.
Before this year's clash, both
schools had tailgmte areas outside
the stadium for their fans. The dif-
ference between the two programs

was evident. Washington fans
wore their 1992 National Chan-
pions sweatshirts. Michigan fans
listened to a 1969 tape of Bob
Ifer, the late Michigan football
broadcasting legend.
The Iusk is celebrated the pre-
sent. The Wolverines dwelled on
the past.
This Rose Bowl rematch in-
spired the Husky entourage to re-
live last year's glory. They had
photos and shirts and hats and
tapes from last year's 34-14
thrashing of Michigan, which
gave them a share of the national
title.
Meanwhile, in an effort to for-
See RENNIE, Page 2

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'U' adds LGMPO name to Union directory

by Karen Talaski
Daily Gender Issues Reporter
With the beginning of the new
year, some student offices in the
Michigan Union have a new look.
In addition to freshly-painted
walls and new carpeting on the sec-
ond floor, the third floor wall was
repainted to include the Lesbian Gay
Male Program Office's (LGMPO)
name.
LGMPO's name was not on the
wall when the painting was redone
in December, raising some concerns
about the office's future.
The changes were implemented
during exam week and during the

holidays.
The third floor wall now lists the
Dean of Students, Ombudsman,
Counseling Services, LGMPO, and
Michigan Student Assembly. MSA
and LGMPO's acronyms were used
in order to fit the wall space.
As reported last December,
LGMPO - a counseling, informa-
tional, and support organization for
the lesbian, gay male, and bisexual
community - was omitted from
the wall despite its 12-year resi-
dency in the Union.
LGMPO coordinator Billie
Edwards said she was pleased the
name was added over break, but said

she would have liked to have
LGMPO's full name spelled out on
both walls instead of its acronym.
"Part of the problem is when they
designed the sign they had no inten-
tion to put LGMPO up on the wall,"
Edwards said. "(The wall directory)
works well if you know what
'LGMPO' stands for.
"It's a good sign that (the admin-
istration) responded in a positive
way to the needs of the community,"
Edwards said. "It's great that we're
up there but I wish our name had
been fully stated."
Edwards said she felt the atten-
tion the sign received has been posi-

tive because "any changes made by
or to the LGMPO can now be moni-
tored by the community."
Richard Carter, associate dean of
student affairs, said he felt it was
important for the gay and lesbian
community to feel comfortable
working with the administration.
"We want to build bridges within
our communities. I understand their
concerns," Carter said. "The signs
on the wall are very important to
them and very imnportant to us."
Carter said the University's
Office Student Affairs received "a
fair amount of communication" in
regard to the issue of the sign and

the future of the LGMPO.
"Anything the administration
does will enhance our services to the
gay and lesbian community," Carter
said. "There are more pressing is-
sues than the sign (to address)."
LGMPO coordinator Ai Toy
said he was also glad the sign was
changed.
"I just hope the constituency and
the office would be consulted if (the
administration) makes any further
changes," Toy said.
Other changes took place on the
See LGMPO, Page 2

Brater seeks re-election as city
mayor against two opponents

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The Fuller bridge, unsafe for buses since September, will be
replaced this summer by a new bridge that will be 95% paid
for with state and federal funds. A design contract for the
project was approved at Monday's City Council meeting.
The bridge, Fuller Huron
crossed by bridge River North Campus
30,000 cars Bonisteel Blvd.
daily, is a major
link to North
C am pus. ._.._

At receives
funding to
repair Fuller
Bi dgesitme
by Jonathan Berndt
Daily City Reporter

by Jonathan Berndt
and Christine Young
Daily City Reporters
One thing is sure about Ann
Arbor's next mayor.
She will be female.
Unless Tisch Independent
Citizens Party candidate Paul Jensen
can steal the show.
Incumbent Liz Brater will square
rnff against farmer councilmember

with the city clerk's office for the
five open City Council seats in the
April 5 election. Each ward has one
vacant seat up for grabs.
Only incumbent councilmembers
Tobi Hanna-Davies (D-1st Ward),
who is running unopposed, and
Robert Eckstein (D-5th Ward) are
running for re-election.
Councilmember Kirk Dodge (R-2nd

The fifth ward will house the
city's only primary as Democrat
David Stead will face-off against
Democrat incumbent Bob Eckstein
in a February primary. The prima-
ry's winner will run against
Republican challenger Lawrence
Murphy. The primary's date has not
yet been announced.
Iwo Tisch Party candidates will
also run for City Council posts.

Fuller Road

Medical
Center

Mitchell Glazier
Field

r Way

The Fuller Road Bridge, a major
link to North Campus that has been
closed to buses since September,
will be the site of new construction
to be completed by fall.
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