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The Michigan Daily
Vol. XCIII, No. 7-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, May 19, 1983 Ten Cents Twenty Pages
RECESSION HURTS STUDENTS
Summer jobs hard to find

By DAN GRANTHAM
If you're looking for a job this summer, there's only
one comforting thought - you're not alone.
Michigan's unemployment figures may be getting
better, hut it isn't any easier for students to, find
work this summer, according to weary job hunters
and area business people.
"EVEN IN MY field, that's supposed to he open,
it's hard to get part-time work," said computer
science major Larry Kahn, who has joined the ranks
of students searching the bulletin board at the
University's Student Employment Office for job op-
portunities.
But the office doesn't receive a full listing of job

openings at the University, so it is up to students to do
their own searching, said Student Employment Of-
fice Director Vivian Hoey.
"The Student Employment office receives some
postings for off-campus and on-campus jobs, but en-
courages students to be more aggressive in their ap-
proach," Hoey said.
BEING MORE aggressive includes going straight
to the departments or talking to professors to find
openings, she says.
Traditional student employers such as the
libraries, the University Hospital, and the grounds
maintenance division of the plant department say
they have already filled their summer positions.

Some, like the plant department, have felt the budget
cutting axe. "We're not hiring as many as we usually
do because of the financial cuts," says Bob Han-
selman, a grounds division foreman.
But students who turn to the streets of Ann Arbor
for jobs won't find much better conditions in the real
world.
WHILE FIGURES show that unemployment in
Michigan decreased 1.5 percent between March and
April, area businesses are still feeling the economic
pinch - they've kept their same staff for the winter
or simply increased working hours instead of hiring
new help.
See JOB, Page 5

Time warp
Velvet-robed people muttering middle-English verse rehearsed outside the
Frieze building Tuesday. The troop of University students were practicing
their part in a 24-play medieval theater performance in Toronto next week.

The actors will perform the play twice today, at 4:30 at campus Chapel, and
6 p.m. in front of the Rackham building.

'U'Regents to decide fate of
non-classified research policy
By CHERYL BAACKE by deans of the schools and colleges, sored by the Department of Defense
While most students are home winding would make guidelines for non- would be halted and turned away in the
down from exams, one of the campus's classified research similar to those future.
most controversial issues may be currently restricting classified projects THE ISSUE has been an explosive
gearing up for a conclusion. at the University. one on campus since 1981, when a
The University Regents this week faculty committee was set up to look at
will decide whether to accept guidelines Classified research differs from non- the possibility of increasing Pentagon
which would prohibit any research that influence on University research.
has a "substantial purpose . . . to classified projects are not open to the Members of the University con-
destroy or permanently incapacitate public. Research sponsors decide munity are split between those who
human beings. " whether a project will be classified believed the defense department
THE PROPOSAL, which has been Some hope that if the new guidelines projects directly lead to the destruction
endorsed by the faculty and reviewed are adopted, many of the projects spon- See REGENTS, Page 13

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