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Buying a bone 1

Texas poi. asks attorney
general to revisit Hopwood

By Laura Offenbacher
The Daily Texan
AUSTIN - A Texas senator called for a new Attorney
General interpretation of the controversial Hopwood rul-
ing in a Senate Finance Committee meeting Tuesday.
Texas Sen. Carlos Truan (D-Corpus Christi) asked
Committee Chairman Bill Ratliff (R-Mt. Pleasant) to
request that Attorney General John Cornyn, write anoth-
er opinion on the case.
Hopwood is the 1996 ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit
Court of Appeals that former Attorney General Dan
Morales interpreted to effectively end affirmative action
in schools receiving federal funding.
Truan, vice chair of the Senate Finance Committee,
said Morales' interpretation of the ruling was too broad.
He added that the Hopwood decision relates solely to
admissions at the UT School of Law, not to loans and
scholarships.
"I am very interested in finding out from the new
attorney general whether he is in agreement that the
Hopwood case applied to loans and scholarships," Truan
said.
He added that Morales' opinion may not have as
much weight as it has been given.
"The former attorney general issued an opinion,
which is just an opinion, but unless it's challenged, it has
the impact of being the real thing," Truan said.
More than 60 Texas law school professors and four
deans of schools said they strongly objected to Morales'
opinion that the scope of the case includes scholarships
and loans, he said.
"The opinion is bringing a lot of grief and misery to
a lot of minority students that need financial assistance,"
Truan said.
UT System Regent Tom Loeffler said the university is
at a disadvantage because of the Hopwood decision at
the meeting.
"Today we're disadvantaged in the state because
everyone else can be attractive to minority students -
they can be given scholarships in ways that we cannot
give scholarships today based upon the Hopwood case,"
Loeffler said.

"The attorney general
welcomes any dialogue that
comes about because of
new developments."
- Heather Browne
Spokesperson for Texas Attorney General John Cornyn
Ratliff has not commented on whether he would make
the request to Cornyn.
Heather Browne, spokesperson for Cornyn, said no
comment could be made Tuesday because the attorney
general had not received any information regarding the
request.
Browne said Cornyn is willing to discuss the issue of
a new opinion upon the arrival of such information.
"The attorney general welcomes any dialogue that
comes about because of new developments," Browne
said.
During his 1998 campaign for Attorney General, Cornyn
said he supports what he calls "affirmative access," which
includes policies making college more available to poor
families without considering race.
While the Senate debate continues, the university is
also currently handling a pending appeal on the
Hopwood decision.
"We have, as a board, collectively, unanimously,
moved forward with the appeal of the Hopwood case,"
Loeffler said.
Patricia Ohlendorf, UT vice president for administration
and legal affairs, said the appeal is being handled by the
Vinson and Elkins law firm. Cornyn will also be involved in
the appeal.
"The new attorney general, Mr. Cornyn, has decided that
his office will also be active in the case," Ohlendorf said.
Ray Farabee, vice chancellor and general counsel for the
UT System, said he was not aware of Truan's request for
another opinion on the Hopwood case.

NATHAN RUFFER/Daily
John Klausmeyer, the head exhibit preparator at the Museum of Natural History, explains to a group of students where
the Anahanguera's eye would be before the students presented him with a check for $1,000 to buy the skull for the
"Buy-a-Bone" fundraiser.
Dartmouth College Greek
controversy attracts me da

By Jeffery Tanenhaus
The Dartmouth
HANOVER, N.H. - The controversy over the Dartmouth
Board of Trustees' historic initiative has captured not only the
attention of the Dartmouth community - the story has been
thrust into the national media spotlight in the past week, most-
ly by newspapers, and radio and television programs drawn to
the college's connection to the movie Animal House.
The movie, created by Alpha Delta alum Chris Miller '63,
*,ased on his experiences at AD while he was a Dartmouth
student. Although the conception of unrestrained and bar-
barous revelry portrayed in the movie has separated from the
reality of Dartmouth Greek life, the stereotype seems to be
unshakable and has been the focus of most coverage by the
national media.
ABC's World News Tonight broadcast a segment on the con-
troversy Sunday evening. After spending two days at Dartmouth
and interviewing dozens of students and Dartmouth President
James Wright, the 10-minute ABC segment focused on the
imal House connection and included clips from the movie
an interview with Miller.
Tara Connell, managing editor of Page 1 for USA Today,
said a primary reason for a front page article in the USA

Today on the Dartmouth controversy was, "the Animal House
connection. We assume a lot of our readers can relate to the
Animal House image.
"The irony of the coed action was obviously very contrary
to the Animal House image," Connell said.
According to Connell, "If Animal House had been based
on a small mid-western college we probably still would have
run the story ... but the fact that it's Dartmouth makes it that
much better."
Others said even without the Animal House connection,
Dartmouth is well-known for its Greek system, making the
news of the possible elimination of the single-sex Greek sys-
tem of national interest.
"Dartmouth is a well known institution, and Greek life his-
torically has been a big part of the college, and thus it strikes
us as a major change" said Ben Gose, senior editor of the
Student Section of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Gose
said The Chronicle would have written a story about the
Dartmouth controversy even without the Animal House angle,
"although for other media, Animal House is part of the appeal."
"Forcing fraternities to go coed is a reflection for the frater-
nities nationally as another blow to national Greek organiza-
tions,"Gose said.

PHI DELTS
Continued from Page 1.
pleaded guilty to all three charges in
exchange for not having a charge of
possessing false identification pur-
sued, said Washtenaw County
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney
Joseph Burke.
But the remaining defendants are
facing all of the original charges.
A video surveillance tape taken at
Meijer - where the fraternity members
are accused of purchasing the alcohol in
October - allegedly shows five Phi
Delta Theta fraternity members pur-
chasing alcohol with false identifica-
tion.
Four other fraternity members -

LSA sophomores Jared Fishman,
Michael Halper, Mike Novick and Evan
Frank - were present at the trial but
share Addis as their attorney.
Addis said there have been no plea
bargain offers and they have not asked
for a deal.
The pre-trial for the 10th Phi Delta
Theta member charged in the incident,
David Davis, was previously scheduled
for March 16. The pre-trial was
adjourned until March 16 for various
reasons.
One factor contributing to the contin-
uance is that Phi Delta Theta members
Josh Shapiro and Simeon Maleh, both
LSA sophomores, have hired new attor-
neys.
To allow time for the lawyers to

become acquainted with the case, the
pre-trial date was moved.
Addis also requested a later pre-triad
date to review the Meijer videotape that
is being used against the defendants
adding that he has more people to inter-
view.
Despite the fact that he is reprex
senting four of the Phi Delta Theta
members, Addis said "each one of
these kids should be treated individ-
ually" and each case will proceed
differently depending on the defen-
dant.
The sharing of one court day for the
pre-trial is only for the convenience of
the court, Addis said.
-Daily Staff Reporter Gerard Cohen-
Vrignaud contributed to this report.

GEO
Continued from Page 1
what it must have in its contract, GEO will set a deadline for
the University to fulfill its requests.
Odier-Fink said if GEO's conditions are not met by that dead-
line, it would take a job action with the membership's
approval.
But Odier-Fink added that the deadline will probably not
be set until after spring break.

"We wouldn't say (on Wednesday) 'Let's go on strike,"'
Odier-Fink said. "We're going to give the University the time
to satisfy our membership."
Odier-Fink said he hopes the University community will
put pressure on the administration to reach a settlement with
GEO.
"The undergraduates and their parents should call the
University and tell them to settle this contract," Odier-Fink
said. "Let's get this done so we can get on with what we do
best - teach.'

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