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The Michigan Dail
Vol. XCIII, No. 24-S Ann Arbor, Michigan - Tuesday, July 19, 1983 Ten Cents Twelve Pages
'U' RECEIVES 11 COMPLAINTS
Harassment reports rise
By GEORGEA KOVANIS reported have more than tripled: kissing to rape."
Eleven cases of sexual harassment were reported " in 1980, five cases were reported to the affirmative NINE OF THE incidents reported to the personnel
to the University's affirmative action office from action office; office were "serious enough to require disciplinary
January to May this year, only four less than the total " in 1981 the number almost doubled when the office action," the report said.
number of complaints filed in 1982, according to a received nine reports and The recent increase in reported cases this year
recent affirmative action report. " in 198215 incidents were reported. does not necessarily mean there are more incidents
According to Virginia Nordby, director of the In addition to the 40 incidents reported to Nordby's of harassment, but that victims are becoming more
University's affirmative action office, the 11 com- office since 1980, 14 complaints were filed with the willing to tell others about their experiences, Nordby
plaints filed in her office during the first four months University personnel office and three cases reported said.
of the year showed a dramatic increase in the num- by school deans, were referred to University Nordby attributes the rise in reports to a campus-
ber of harassment cases reported at the University Vice President for Academic Affairs, Billy Frye. wide program called "Tell Someone" which began in
since 1980. Although the report didn't state details about the 1981, to encourage harassment victims to report their
IN THE PAST three years the numbers of cases cases, it said the charges ranged from "stroking or See 'U', Page 5
MSA
hires
minority
l - -- - -- --r e s e a r c h e r
COMONStiCAFETRIA By HALLE CZECHOWSKI
The Black Action Movement Strike in
r T' 1970 brought the University to its knees,
and extracted a promise to increase
>"F black enrollment to 10 percent.
That promise was never kept, and
now 13 years later one of the participan-
$ $ .its in the movement, Larry Hunter, is
4:2 ]back on campus to see what can be done
to reach that goal.
HUNTER, an Ann Arbor city coun-
cilman, began work about a month ago
as the Black Student Affairs researcher
for the Michigan Student Assembly.
Daily Photo by ELIZABETH SCOTT "I have been around the community
The North Campus Commons is currently being renovated to add a student cafeteria. The new cafeteria is necessary to and the issue long enough to know
accomodate the increasing number of students taking classes on North Campus. what's realistic and what's not," Hun-
ter said. "I think 10 percent (black
N. Campus adds new cafeteria enrollment) was realistic and still
See CITY Page 4
By MICHAEL WESTON ning to sandwiches, snacks, and grilled foods in the after-
noon, she said. O
Students with classes on North Campus won't have to The restaurant will also include a "brown bag" area,
trek back to Central Campus for meals next fall, when the where students can sit and eat their own home-packed Pag.
commons opens anew restaurant aimed at student tastes lunches, and purchase beverages or snack items from the
in food. restaurant or vending machines..Opinion ...........6
The cafeteria-style restaurant will be located on the THE NEW RESTAURANT will feature wooden "but- Women's issues may make the dif
lower level of the Commons, and administrators hope its cher block" tables and a carpeted floor, Friedrichs said. ference in the '84 election.
longer hours and variety of foods will serve students bet- Plans for the $355,000 in renovations were completed in
ter than the existing cafeteria on the upper level. December 1982, after it became apparent that the College Profile...........7
THE CURRENT cafeteria is geared to staff and faculty of Engineering's move to North Campus was bringing You don't walk out on Ed Rothman.
members with its limited hours and more mundane menu, more students than ever to the area. A S
said Molly Friedrichs, a Commons facilities assistant. The restaurant is not just for Engineering students, oan Ar.ra.n had them .and
"Upstairs, we offer one or two entrees daily" between however. It is designed to service any student who lives on ing the aisles d Royal (th ,
11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., she said. Central Campus but takes classes on North Campus, and in k
But the new restaurant will be open from 7:30 a.m. to for students who do not have meal contracts in Bursley S ts ........... 11
4:30 p.m. to better accomodate student class schedules, Hall, Friedrichs said. ormer " " pitcher Rich Sto lis
and will offer everything from eggs and bacon in the mor- See NEW, Page 7 a hit in the minor,
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