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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, June 12, 1985
BYUT ground crew knits sweater for turf

Fans wear their favorite sweaters top part of the turf is easily torn. measured the speed of the gas from In the past decade, tourists have
to cold football games, and now the When the soil becomes loose from the an airborne telescope and a telescope trodded over the delicate landscape
football field at Brigham Young lack of nutrients, the turf will not on top Mauna Kea in Hawaii. near Boston, damaging the environ-
University in Provo, Utah will have a grow back. Their observations showed that the ment. Tourists have destroyed the
sweater of its own. Peterman said the yarn would keep gas behaved much like water going secluded wilderness and turned it into
In hopes of cutting down wear and the field more stable because it will down a drain - at the farthest edge, a crowded beach.
tear on the playing field, grounds firmly anchor the grass. rotating slowly and then swirling OSU students enrolled in the Depar-
crews have knitted 400 pounds of -Chronicle of Higher Education rapidly toward the center. tment of Landscape Architecture
Profs discover black Charles Townes, a professor of went to Walden Pond last fall for a
physics at Berkeley, said black holes class project and drew master plans
C i hole in Milky Way are thought to have a gravitational for futureuses of the pond.
e es University of California at Berkeley pull so strong that nothing - not even Class instructors John Billing and
scientists last week detected a large light - can escape. Deborah Georg presented the plans to
concentration of matter near the cen- -Chronicle of Higher Education the Massachusetts Department of
green nylon yarn into the natural turf ter of the Milky Way galaxy which OSU students fi ht Environmental Management in Mar-
at Cougar Stadium. they believe is a black hole, with a ch, and the pair will present their
Roy Peterman, .grounds manager mass four million times that of the to save Waldon ond recommendations to the Walden Pond
for BYU, said the yarn experiment sun. Thirty-five Ohio State University Advisory Committee sometime next
should eliminate the dislodged turf The team of scientists based its students are trying to preserve month.
that results from the pounding feet of conclusion on measurements of Walden Pond, the former property of Students hope their renovation
football players. swirling streams of gas around the Ralph Waldo Emerson and sanctuary plans, which emphasize four areas of
Because the football season is center of the galaxy. of Henry David Thoreau, from abuse the 410-acre reserve - the visitor cen-
played after the growing season, the Using infrared light, the scientists by suburban tourists. ter, maintenance facilities, trailer

park, and pedestrian traffic - will
restore the pond to its natural state.
-The Ohio State Lantern
18 Wyoming nurses
sue community college
Eighteen nursing school graduates
from Laramie County Community
College in Cheyenne, Wyoming are
suing the college for more than
$50,000. Because the school is not
nationally accredited, the graduates
claim their job chances have been
Richard Wolfe, the women's attor-
ney, said "they were promised that
the program would be accredited
before they graduated, and that has
not happened."
-Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleges appears every Wed-
nesday. It was compiled by Janice

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Hijackers seize plane,
2 Americans on boarl
BEIRUT, Lebanon (UPI) - airport security spokesman said.
Hijackers firing submachine guns
yesterday seized a jetliner carrying 74 The hijackers shot their way onto
people, including two Americans, and the tarmac of Beirut International
forced the plane on a 13-hour flight Airport as the plane was about to take
around the Mediterranean before off for Amman and ordered it to Lar-
returning to Beirut. No injuries were naca, Cyprus, for refueling, then on to
reported. Tunis, headquarters of the Palestine
The hijackers of the Boeing 727 Liberation Organization, but were
demanded that the former Lebanese refused permission to land.
Prime Minister Salim El-Hoss and
"several other Shiite Religious iTI C u n i
leaders should go to the airport to "i.C ou c l
negotiate with them," a spokesman
for the state-owned Royal Jordanian
Airlines, Alia, said in Amman, Jor- af re e O
SPEAKING BY radio, a hijacker
told a Lebanese army officer in theiro
control tower he wanted all the (Continued1from1Pae)
Palestinians to leave Beirut in ex- proach," where by rules and
change for the hostages, but also procedures would be geared toward
demanded that the plane be refueled specific problems instead of for-
and that food be sent aboard, security mulating a general set of rules and
sources said. .apyn sust hm
Twhere it could be refueled and an of- Winkelman said yesterday's con-
ficiof dhe remal Shiie nMoslem sensus to "suspend disbelief" and try
ficial of the Amal Shiite the approach served as a kind of
militia climbed abeerd. breakthrough.
"All the passengers and crew are a "We've gotten to the point where we
safe and in good condition," the
airline spokesman said. ' can just try to draft something on
"WE HOPE we can get the women paper," said Prof. Donald Rucknagel.
and children released first," a Beirut "We've never been here before,"he
UPON REACHING the consensus,
Hartman said she felt the council
would conclude that violent crimes
should be handled centrally and other
[aneous crimes should be handled decentrally.
For example, if astereowere stolen in
"Women's Rites and Rhythms," 6 a dormitory, the Office of Housing
M. would use its own procedures to deal
orps - Indormation tables and with the problem.
a.m., Liberty Plaza. Hartman volunteered to write up
tudent Assembly - Islamic coffee "rough meta-rules and meta-
room D, Michigan League. procedures - such as respecting due
nputer Education Center - process procedures - to serve as a
"Microsoft Word Using IBM- guide for the various offices.
," 8:30 a.m.; "MacManage: Disk The role as a rule-reviewing panel,
gement on the Macintosh," 10 a.m., Hartman said, would "return the fun-
f Education Building. ction of the group back to its original
g Medical Education - Three-day function." She said rule-reviewing
nical Laboratory Computers, Sym- should be an "ever-going, ever-
," Towsley Center. , changing process, the rules adjusting
+ t to the deedroflhe con bnAity.



Stranded ASCOe rs
A resident of Avant, Oklahoma -located 40 miles northwest of Tulsa - is stranded by high water. Bird Creek,
which runs within half a mile of Avant, flooded 14 feet over flood stage late Monday night. The creek flooded
after the area received a six inch rainfall late Sunday night.
Speakers Miscell
Highlight P
Head over to the Regents' Plans for your lunch American Friends Service Committee - WCBN -
hour and check out "High Noon - Low Tide" at Zolton Ferency, "Prison Construction: Will It p.m., 88.3 FA
12:1 pm. hisdanck presntion is ponsed a Solve the Problems of Crime?," 7:30 p.m., Peace C
12:15 p.m. This dance presentation is sponsored Friends Meetinghouse. displays, 10
by the Paradigm Dance Theatre. Muslim S
hour, noon, r
Meetings Microcom
Dissertation Support Group - 1 p.m., Compatibles
Films Michigan League. & File Mana
Science Fiction Club - 8:15 p.m., Michigan 3113 School o
Michigan Theatre Foundation - The League. Continuing
Bostonians,7& 9:20 p.m., Michigan Theatre. Union Counseling Services - 1:30 p.m., 3100 course, "Cli
Uniios- 'posium 1985,



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