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Vol. XCV, No. 25-S C sThctori Dily Saturday, June 22, 1985
Pride Week commemorates origins
By CHRISTY RIEDEL 16 years ago and 600 miles away, reverberations from the even
In 1969, the patience of the New York city gay community can still be felt.
had been stretched to the breaking point. When police raided Lesbian/Gay Pride Week is a quiet commemoration of the
the Stonewall Union Bar in Greenwich Village one June night, violent events that set the gay rights movement into motion.
the patrons - including many transvestites - decided to fight The week, which began Monday with an ecumenical service
back by overturning police cars, setting the cars on fire, and and an Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome vigil, con-
eventually chasing the police out of the neighborhood. tinued with dances, movies, and workshops discussing
Soon, patrons of other gay bars in the neighborhood! bisexuality, AIDS, and political awareness. Pride Week will
joined in, for two days before the rebellion-halted. culminate today at 2 with a rally and march beginning at the
ALTHOUGH the riots at the Stonewall Union Bar took place Federal Building.

Fifteen Cents

of gay movement
The gay pride movement has changed significantly since its
early years, gay rights advocates say. "In the beginning, it
was a group I'd say was radical,' said Jim Toy, an advocate
for gay male students in the University's Human Sexuality Of-
fice. Toy was involved in the early days of the movement in
Detroit.
TOY.SAID the movement has changed its radical character
because more people have become involved. "Within the
movement there's a lot of diversity in how people feel - yob
See HOMOSEXUALS, Page 4

Progress on
new hospital
in great sae
By KATIE WILCOX
Second of a two-part series
The progress of the University's
replacement hospital is cause for a sense of
accomplishment - as early this month, con-
struction of one-third of the main Adult
General building was completed and turned
over to the hospital to prepare for occupancy.
Joseph Diederich, director of the
Replacement Hospital Project, called the
completion a "benchmark date."
"It means we're getting construction done
on time," he said.
THE 11-story million square foot building -
p the main focus of a complex network of new
hospital construction projects - should be
completed by Aug. 30 and ready for occupan-
cy in January.
The structure includes new systems that
will initially require special employee
training. Automated carts - small robot-like
machines, will transport material throughout
the building. A new method of food
preparation will cut costs and preserve taste
by chilling rather than freezing large quan-
tities of food. Diederich said the food will be
"like you'd receive in a hotel, better than
airline food but not yet like a gourmet
restaurant."
See CONSTRUCTION, Page 11

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'U' forms panel
on changes in
connencement
By KERY MURAKAMI ficers that the general decorum at
In response to what he called commencement ceremonies is'objdc-
"disruptive" and "unbecoming" tionable."
behavior during graduation THE FORMING of the committee
ceremonies, Vice President for after a particularly unruly commen-
Student Services Henry Johnson is cement ceremony in May, which
forming an ad hoc committee to study aroused condemnation by the Senate
possible changes in the University's Advisory Committee on University
commencement ceremonies. Affairs (SACUA) for the conduct of
In a letter to Eric Schnaufer, direc- many of the graduates.
tor of personnel for the Michigan SACUAM, ina letter to MSA and the
Student Assembly , Johnson wrote administration, objected to the
that the committee "basically grew rowdiness of the graduates, who often
out of a concern by the Executive Of- See 'U,' Page 11
Prof brings Reagan
experience to classes
By LAURA BISCHOFF "HE IS A good communicator of
His conservative political beliefs obviously very
come across in full force in the spini n h ca dRi
classroom, but his students consider strongly in his class, said Rich
political science Prof. Raymond Tan- Dines, a junior majoring in political
ter an outstanding professor and a science. "He's a likeable guy aside
_er__n____stndngpr ___ssr d from everything he stands for," ad-
ded Dines who does not share in Tan-
- ter's right-wing stance.
If a student finds Tanter's views of-

Doily Photo by DAN HABIB
A steam shovel rests outside an almost completed building
for the Replacement Hospital Project. Construction of one-
third of the main Adult General building was completed this
month and equipment and furniture is being moved in for oc-
cupancy in January.

Mob protests U.S. at Lebanon airport compassionate man whoisgenuinely
concerned about his students.
BEIRUT, Lebanon (UPI) - Thousands of Moslem ex- sound barrier over the airport as they passed overhead on "In my teaching I don't claim to be
tremists shouting "Death to America, Death to Israel" a reconnaisance mission, security sources said. objective. I put my views on the table
stormed onto a Beirut airport runway yesterday to show UP TO 5,000 people shouting "Death to America, Death so people know where I'm going
support for Shiite Moslem gunmen holding hostage 40 to Israel, Long Live Khomeini" - Iran's Ayatollah from," Tanter said. His approach
Americans from a hijacked TWA jetliner. Ruhollah Khomeini - smashed through a perimeter gate leads many students to believe he is
The demonstration on the eighth day of the hostage on the west side of Beirut International Airport and spilled highly opinionated.
crisis came only hours after two Israeli warjets broke the See ANTI-AMERICAN Page 3

always to take the time out is explain
nhs view and the reasons behind it.
Tanter has no problem with students
holding different views as long as they
have thought them through, he said.
Tanter likes to bring in guest
speakers to present other viewpoints.
In his political science 471 class last
See TANTER, Page 2

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Resister MugHiatus
Should the U.S. stop its policy of last issue of the Daily,
while the staff takes a two week
prosecuting only vocal resisters of Look for a high in the 70's with an 80 bretoegainitaksat
selective service? percent chance of thundershowers.
See Opinion, Page 5

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