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2A - The Michigan Daily - Monday, March 13, 2000
SCCplans to conclude JURC
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occupation of tower

MICHIGAMUA
Continued from Page :IA
said the issue is a concern of Michiga-
mua's.
"We've always agreed that the objects
need to be removed. The whole reason
we are here tonight is because we're
saying 'let's remove everything and put
it in a neutral location ... so Michigamua
and SCC have no contact with it until
Michigamua has a chance to meet with
the Native American community,"'
Michigamua member Bryan Ackerman
said.
Ackerman said after having Universi-
ty faculty and staff take an inventory of
all the cultural material in the tower,
Michigamua hoped to have a dialogue
with the Native community to not only
promote healing, but to understand
which objects are offensive and why
they are offensive.
"We aren't going to understand any-
thing about the Native community until
we speak with them," Ackerman said,

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Native American artifacts like this one
located in Michigamua's meeting
space will be sent to the Bentley
Historical library.
"The reason the whole group is here is
to see everything that the University has
been seeing because we haven't been
able to go into the tower;' he said.

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m Page 1A issues.
central theme through- And as ready as she was to tackl e
peech was what she issues regarding the Universi ty
;"Jewish DNA." She community, Jurgreis was ready,
wn to a few key points willing and able to tackle mu( h
ust embrace in order to larger issues regarding her Jewi sh
with God - humility, faith. She spoke against interfajith
n, responsibility and marriages among several other
ty. issues.
of how people suffered "The very fact that Michael is
iritual disease called marrying Mary tells you that his
People wanted to be connection to Judaism is not stro rig
nt of everything from or he would not be marrying a ncsn-
s to God and that ingrat- Jew," Jurgreis said.
ating away at their spiri- Although she did not speak cout
eis said. against Jewish converts marryi rig
easy to say, 'Thank you' into the Jewish faith, she said it eras
r a cab driver, but it to only acceptable if their faith was
you' to someone who true. Jurgreis stated that conversimns
ething to you like your for the sake of marriage have no
our father is more diffi- validity in the Torah.
,is said.Fidelia Freidman, an Ann Arbor
igth of her convictions resident and Jewish convert, said
r Jewish faith echoed she agreed with Jurgreis' stance on
small stature but tower- interfaith marriages and land-ftor-
e even though she took peace negotiations in Israel.
Li stances as she fielded "The fact that we gave away lanid
was wrong," Freidman said. "We
poke against on-campus shouldn't give anything to anybody."
apathy among Jews in Jurgreis said she is very strong in
ity community. She even her convictions that land should , ot
be returned to the Palestinians, evien
going as far as saying there is '"no
such entity" as the Palestinian state.
"It is the Arab nations that :ore
abusing Israel, not the Jewish p eo-
ting Students ple," Jurgreis said.
a lucrative career in "The Jewish people have girten
al real estate sales. more than 120 percent to them," she
said. "That land is Jewish land, not
al company, looking to Arab. It was given to us by the
If-starting, business- lihy od"
graduate with a good Almighty Lord."
gr.duae 33tyarsid Jurgreis also spoke out on the
nor. I have 33 years in Pope John Paul's confession for the
yet keep an open mind forgiveness of sins committed by
ytufor aentss ound the Roman Catholic Church, inclind-
y Call Gary or visit our ing those against Jews. Jurgreis said
ich is being rebuilt after she'd rather see actions like the
ical problem fried it). recognition of Israel by the Vatic:an.
"I don't want them to say they are
lie & Associates sorry for killing the Jews," Jurgreis said.
Realtors "I'd like them to see them say that i c're
4) 663-6694 going to live. 'We recognize Israel,' but
.garyfillie.com so far they're not recognizing Israel."

ACROSS THE NATION $$
Clinton, NRA contest gun safety laws
WASHINGTON - Charges of dishonesty and scare tactics flew yesterday in
a brawl between President Clinton and the National Rifle Associationover
tougher gun laws. In a mocking broadside, Clinton tore into the group for its
"knee-jerk reaction to any gun safety measure."
Clinton's accusations brought an incendiary rebuttal from NRA executive
vice-president Wayne LaPierre, who said the president exploits gun deaths for
political purposes.
"I've come to believe that he needs a certain level of violence in this country,"
LaPierre said. "He's willing to accept a certain level of killing to further his
political agenda and his vice president, too."
At issue was a new advertising campaign in which NRA president Charlton
Heston all but accuses the president of lying in his characterizations of the group
as an impediment to sensible laws and public safety. But the sparring was more
broadly over the president's two-track effort to use his final year to win some of
the gun controls that have eluded him so far and inject the subject into the presi-
dential campaign pitting his vice president, Al Gore, against Republican Gov.
George W. Bush of Texas.
Clinton, appearing on ABC's "This Week," said the NRA was "ruthlessly bru-
tal" in helping to defeat members of Congress who gave the nation laws such ostl
Brady Bill waiting period for gun purchases and the ban on assault-type weapons.

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Airline employees
claim harassment
LOS ANGELES - The federal
Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission is investigating allega-
tions that minority employees of
American Airlines at Los Angeles
International Airport are being racial-
ly harassed, according to interviews
and court documents.
The airline has been the target of at
least two civil rights suits by ex-
employees alleging racial harassment
at American's Los Angeles mainte-
nance facility.
In the current Los Angeles case,
Harold Archuleta charges that he was
fired illegally two years ago. Ameri-
can attorneys said in court papers that
Archuleta had been fired because he
"signed an inspection report falsely
stating that he had inspected the pas-
senger life vests on a Boeing 767."
The firing was sustained by a neutral
arbitrator, American attorneys Gary
Siniscalco and Oswald Cousins said.
But Archuleta, who worked for
American for nine years, contends
AROUND THE'
80 bodies uncovered
in mine explosion
KRASNODON, Ukraine - Ashen-
faced relatives stood in silence
beneath a light snow yesterday, watch-
ing rescuers coated in coal dust drag
up the bodies of 81 people killed in a
Ukrainian mine explosion and load
them onto refrigerator trucks.
Survivors of the former Soviet
republic's worst mine disaster in
decades described a confusing burst, a
suffocating cloud of coal dust and the
sickening smell of smoke before they
were brought to the surface.
A preliminary investigation sug-
gested that Saturday's accident was a
methane explosion caused by a viola-
tion of safety regulations, the Interfax
news agency quoted President Leonid
Kuchma as saying.
Ukraine's mine accidents are often
caused by methane, a naturally occur-
ring, odorless and highly explosive gas
that seeps out of coal seams and can
build up ih poorly ventilated mine
shafts.

that in reality he was fired in retalia-
tion for complaints he made about
safety violations at American and
because he attempted to assist
Charles Walker, another former
American mechanic, in a racial-dis-
crimination suit he filed against the
company.
Gas prices increase
to record levels
LOS ANGELES - Gasoline
prices soared a record 12 cents per
gallon in the past two weeks as rising
crude oil costs hit Americans hard at
the pump, the Lundberg Survey
reported yesterday.
The average retail price of gas
line nationwide, including all grade
and taxes, was about $1.59 per-gal-
lon on Friday, up 11.99 cents from
Feb. 25, according to survey of
10,000 stations.
"The word 'increase' kind of
pales," analyst Trilby Lundberg said:
The costliest gas, premium at full-
service stations, even flirted with the
$2-per-gallon mark.
But union officials said it could-have
been a coal dust explosion ignited by
welding equipment at the Barakova
mine near the eastern town of
Krasnodon, about 425 miles east of
Kiev.
Officials said 80 of the 277 min*,
who were underground at the time of
the explosion died on the spot.
Pope apologizes for
Catholic wrongs
Many Roman Catholic worshippers
and clergy in the United States met:
Pope John Paul II's historic gesture;.
atonement with enthusiasm yesterday,
calling apologies for their brethren's
stumblings and sins needed and
"much overdue."
Addressing wrongs that touched on
groups from gays to Gypsies, the pon-
tiff's centuries-spanning apology res-
onated among the church's 48 million
U.S. members. Most said they wel-
comed his prayers with reflective relief.
- Compiled from Daily wire repori

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support the annual fund in your school or college!
U of M Telefund students will be calling you starting
March 12
To commemorate your special graduation year here's an idea!
Graduation year = 2000
A gift of $20.00 now, and
A pledge of $20.00 (or more) in the fall.
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