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One hundred four years of editorial freedom

Tonight: Mostly clear, low
around 300.
Tomorrow: Mostly sunny,
high around 500.

March 17, 1995

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W2p1 aYs ~'Michigan 76 (T
Blue toppled by late rally

aly Basketbl Wrter
DAYTON, Ohio - It was not a
' ting end to Ray Jackson's game or
rAfter scoring 28 points and push-
ing his team to a 14-point lead, the
basketball wasn't supposed to go off
his foot and out of bounds with the
game tied and him driving for the
winning hoop - but it did - with 1.5
seconds left.
The play sent the game into over-
time*wher Weser Ke0ntucky (27-3
season with a 8 2-76 overtime loss in
the first round of the NCAA Tourna-
ment at the University of Dayton
"It really hasn't hit me that we're
through," Jackson said. "The only
thing I'm thinking is that we're
through and not moving on."
Western Kentucky's Michael
Fraliex hit a NBA-range 3-pointer to
tgame with 9.1 seconds left in
regulation to cap a Hilitopper come-
back that began with the Wolverines
(17-14) up by 14.
The Hilltoppers then took control
in the extra session. Darius Hall hit a
layup and Chris Robinson, who fin-
ished with 22 pbints, made back-to-
back baskets to give Western Ken-
tucky a 76-70 lead, and it never looked
The Hilltoppers got 16 from Hall
and 13 from guard Darrin Horn.
"We played great defense for the
first two minutes of overtime," West-
ern Kentucky coach Matt Kilcullen
said. "We also showed a lot of charac-
ter. Another team would have died
down 59-45."
Jimmy King recorded a near triple-
~uble for Michigan. scoring 23

to rise if state
'U' would need 12% tuition hike
to make up for proposed loss

Michigan's Dugan Fife battles Western Kentucky's Derek Flowers for a loose ball In last night's NCAA
Tournament game. The-Wolverines' 82-76 overtime defeat ended the team's season with a 17-14 record.

points, pulling down 17 rebounds and
dishing out eight assists in his final
game as a Wolverine.
It seemed for much of the game
that the remaining members of the
Fab Five were going to win the game
by themselves.

"(Jackson and King) haven't ever
dominated like they did tonight,"
Michigan coach Steve Fisher said.
"What they did tonight was fitting for
what they've done for four years."
With 8:24 to go in regulation. the
Wolverines held a 59-45 lead, but be-

hind Robinson and Hall, the Hilltoppers
fought back.
An 11-0 run brought Western Ken-
tucky to within five, and from that point
on, the teams battled down to the wire.
"They hurt us with dribble penetra-
See BASKETBAlL Page 11

Attorney rss Jae Bake r cs

By Ronnie Glassberg
Daily Staff Reporter
DEARBORN - The University
would need to raise in-state tuition 12
percent to compensate for a proposed
$8.4 million state appropriations cut,.
President James J. Duderstadt said yes-
While Duderstadt said the Uni-
versity would not raise tuition at
that level, administrators reiterated
the significance of the proposed cut
to the Board of Regents at its meet-
ing yesterday.
On Wednesday, a House subcom-
mittee voted to deny the University a
proposed $8.4 million appropriations
increase because non-resident enroll-
ment has risen above 30 percent. The
proposal still must be voted on in the
Appropriations Committee, the state
House and Senate. and signed by Goy.
John Engler.
'The resource challenges are al-
ways with us. The state, as you all
know, is a challenging situation," said
Provost and Executive Vice Provost
for Academic A ffairs Gilbert R .
Whitaker Jr. "( Wednesday) we had a
flare-up which complicates the issue a
bit --a lot."
Whitaker said the University would
need to accept an additional 3,500 in-
state students for the proportion ofresi-
dents to fall below 30 percent. "We
made our admission decisions, almost
all of them, for next fall." he said at the
meeting, held in Henry Ford's Fair
Lane Mansion on the University's
Dearborn campus.
The House subcommittee used a
non-resident enrollment figure of
33.4 percent when making its cut. In
winter term, the number dropped to
32.9 percent. "Our non-residents are
not some of our most loyal students,
but they're some of our best,"
Whitaker said.
Whitaker said the first-year class
typically has 35 percent non-residents
because over the four years some non-
residents become residents and others
leave the University.
"There's no way to get from where
we are to 30 percent in September and
keep the University in a sane and sen-
sible place," Whitaker said.
Regent Daniel Horning (R-Grand
Rapids) said tuition increases would
fall on Michigan residents.
"1 think it would be a major short-
fall We could be looking at significant
tuition increases unless we can come to
terms and rectify the situation," Homning


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Budget war u
A state House sub-
commitee voted
Wednesday to cut the
University's proposed funding by.
$8.4 million because the University
has let out-state enrolment rise
above 30 percent of the
undergraduate population. Here's a
look at what percent of recent
undergrads have been non.-residents.

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By Josh White
Daily Staff Reporter
A superseding indictment of LSA
sophomore Jake Baker, which was is-
ied late Wednesday and also names an
ntario man as aco-defendant, does not
represent a major change in the case, the
prosecuting attorney said yesterday.
"We got this new indictment par-
tially to clarify the exact language that
we find unlawful in this case," U.S.
Attorney Ken Chadwell said. "In the
original indictment, everything was a
lot more vague."
Baker, who faces five counts oftrans-
itting threats over state or foreign
- undaries, was originally charged with
one countof sending threats. The charges
stem from Baker's use of a University
student's name in a sexually explicit
story he put on the Internet and focus on
e-mail correspondance he had with the
Ontario man, identified as Arthur Gonda.
The new indictment does not men-
tion Baker's Internet stoiy as an indi-
vidual charge, but offers it as context
Sr the fifth count against him.
"Jake is no longer being prosecuted
forusing the University student's name
in stories on the Internet," David Cahill,.

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one of Baker's attorneys, said Wednes-
However, Chadwell said, the story
itself was never part of the charge
against Baker.
"The story is part of the context that
leads up to the charges against him."
Chadwell said. "The words that Gonda
and Baker exchanged over e-mail are
the violation of the law. And that is
what we are prosecuting."
Chadwell said the counts could put
Baker behind bars for 25 years should
he be convicted of all five, but that
scenario is unlikely.
"Technically, he could get 25 years
injail if Judge (Avern)Cohn decided to
stack the counts on top of each other."
Chadwell said. "I don't see that hap-
pening andlIdon't see us asking for that
to happen.
"it is not a murder case. Threaten-
ing to do harm is significantly less than
actually doing harm," he said.
Three of the counts against Baker
also name Gonda as a co-defendant,
yet authorities have not been able to
locate him and believe the name to be
a pseudonym.
"The Canadian authorities will t'ke

us more seriously now that Gonda is
named in a criminal case," Chadwell
said. "They have been extremely coop-
erative so far, but now the search can
"Someone out there knows who he
Douglas Mullkoff, who represents
Baker in federal court, said he hopes
the case will be dismissed. Chadwell
said he believes Cohn will hear the
trial, but the April 3 start date will
probably be pushed back if Mullkoff
files for dismissal.
"We are very confident that we are
correct on the law," Chadwell said. "1
am sure that Judge Cohn will give us a
fair hearing. He is one of the smartest
judges on the bench here, and I am
confident that the case will be heard."
Chadwell said the fact that the case
involves the Internet presents a unique
situation to everyone involved.
"If we had a taped telephone con-
versation of Baker and Gonda which
used the same language, there would
be no controversy," Chadwell said. "Put
it in on a computer, and I don't know
why, but it becomes confusing for ev-

defends Baker
By Ronnie Glassberg
Daily Staff Reponter
After a grand jury on Wednes-
day dropped all charges related to
LSA sophomore lake Baker's
Internet postings, Upiversity
President James J. Duderstadt said
yesterday the decision to suspend
Baker w as not limited to the
"The particular issues that they
responded to went beyond the elec-
tronic communication issue,"
Duderstadt said. "Our decision was
totally independent of the indict-
David Cahill, an attorney for
Baker, said in yesterday's Michigan
Daily that the University should re-
consider the suspension.
"It could be that the University
See BAKERr Page 2

Duderstadt said the state cut would
have a direct impact on the tuition of its
residents. "The resident tuition is di-
rectly tied to state appropriations. Non-
resident tuition is tied to the market-
place," he said.
The Legislature requests that the
University keep non-resident enroll-
ment for undergraduates below 30 per-
cent. But, because of the University's
autonomy tinder the state constitution,
the Legislature cannot enforce this
Horning said the state should re-
examine its mandate. "I personally
don't believe those numbers should
adhere to the U-M because of the
different scope and mission," he
Duderstadt said presidents of
both public and private institutions
have urged state legislators to re-
move the quota language because
the University draws students from
those schools.
"I think the state should deter-
mine how many Michigan residents
we should educate, not the percent-
age," Duderstadt said. "I think that
should be sensitive to the number of
high school graduates. Michigan
could take more Michigan students,
but we'd take them from other
Michigan colleges."
Duderstadt also said the number
of in-state students at the University
is between 81 and 82 percent. when
the Flint and Dearborn campuses are
figured in.

St. Patrick toasted in bars, books
Irish holy day has become an American holiday
yMegan Schimpf people who haven't seen each other in a long time,"he sa
Daily Staff Reporter "They meet on St. Patrick's Day because they're Irish.


Green shamrocks will dot the streets today and people
will wear green clothing and drink green beer to celebrate
St. Patrick's Day.
But everything should be blue instead.
The traditional color in Ireland for St. Patrick was royal
blue for 1,300 years, said Leo McNamara, a University
English professor who teaches an Irish history class.
*"Two hundred years ago, it becomes, for some weird
d strange reason, green," McNamara said.
The traditional Irish holy day has become a day of
celebration for people of all cultures in the 1.500 years
since St. Patrick died.
& Sullivan' s Eatery and Pub on South University Avenue
is expecting 800 people to come in today, beginning at 9 a.m.

To celebrate, O'Sullivan's will serve traditional Irish
foods, including corned beef and cabbage and shepherd's
pie. Entertainment includes an Irish sing-a-long in the
afternoon and bagpipers around dinnertime.
Other loc al bars, including Mitch's Place,
Scorekeeper's and Touchdown Cafe, will open at 7 this
morning with plenty of green beer on tap.
"It's an Irish holy day but an Irish American holiday
celebration," McNamara said.
LSA junior Joy McCaffrey said St. Patrick's Day is
"lovely." "I think it's great because I'mn Irish and all my
friends who aren't Irish can be Irish for a day," she said.
Patrick, who lived during the fifth century, was a British
Celt who was kidnapped as a boy by Irish raiders to be a

S pecies act could
be endangered by
By Daniel Johnson
Daily Staff Reporter
Debate is swelling between environmentalists and
those seeking reform of the Endangered Species Act,
which was created in 1973 and is up for reauthorization
this year.
The act was created to protect around 109 species such
as the American bald eagle from extinction; now more
than 919 species are listed as endangered or threatened
and 4,000 more await.
Members of Eco-Action, an Ann Arbor citizen envi-
ronmental group, met last night to discuss the future of the
law that rests in the hands of the 104th Congress.

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