The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, July 9, 1985 - Page 3
Reagan begins attack
on anti-A merican acts
Sgt. John Dickey, an Air Force Ranger from K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in
roof of Escanaba's 18-story Harbor Tower apartment building Sunday. Ti
pelling was part of Bay Fest '85, a 10 day summer festival in the upper peni
Curious parents introduce
By JANICE PLOTNIK going into," Walter said.,
While eager young freshmen ORIENTATION leader Renee
prepare for school during summer Filiatraut said that parents come
orientation, many of their parents are from all over the country to par-
getting a chance to experience college ticipate in the program. "Parents are
life first-hand at the University's coming from all over - Pennsylvania
parent orientation - a three-day Ohio. We're always seeing parents
program designed to introduce mom from farther and farther away,"
and dad to campus lifestyles. Filiatraut said.
Scheduled activities for parents in- Leslie Ford, also an orientation
clude a bus tour, lunch in a residence leader, added that this year the
hall cafeteria, "happy hour" at the U- program has attracted parents from
Club, and speakers from Health Ser- as far away as California, Florida and
vices, Career Planning and Hawaii.
Placement Offices, and the Student The program is rapidly gaining in
Life Organization. popularity, and last year almost 2,000
Parents are normally eager to learn parents participated in the program,
all there is to know about their child's Ford said. Orientation officials were
university, said orientation leader hoping for a 10 percent increase in
Hank Walter. "Parents want to un- participants, and based on statistics
derstand what their son or daughter is from the first two weeks of the
WASHINGTON (UPI) - President
Reagan charged yesterday "a new in-
ternational version of Murder Inc.,"
made up of Iran, Libya, North Korea,
Cuba and Nicaragua, is "engaged in
acts of war" against America.
"Under international law," Reagan
declared, "any state which is the vic-
tim of acts of war has the right to
In a tough speech to the American
Bar Association that seemed to lay
outa legal justification for future U.S.
anti-terrorist action, Reagan said:
"THE American people are not - I
repeat, not - going to tolerate in-
timidation, terror and outright acts of
war against this nation and its people.
"And we're especially not going to
tolerate these attacks from outlaw
states run by the strangest collection
of misfits, Looney Tunes and squalid
criminals since the advent of the
Associated Press Third Reich."
Calling for a concerted war on
Gwinn, begins his descent from the terrorism by the West, Reagan
he military demonstration of rap- pledged the United States will act "to
nsula's Escanaba which ends July indict, apprehend and prosecute those
who commit the kind of atrocities"
represented by the 17-day hijacking
ordeal of TWA Flight 847 and the
ed to U life killing of six Americans in El
"THERE can be no place left on
program, there has been close to a 15 Earth whereit is safe for those moo-
percent increase in enrollment Ford sters to rest or train or practice their
said. Ford is hoping to see about 2,500 cruel and deadly skills," Reagan said.
parents go through the program. "We must act together, or
Many parents choose to visit the unilaterally if necessary, to ensure
University while their children are that terrorists have no sanctuary -
going through freshman orientation. anywhere."
Rich and Nancy Nienhaus traveled to Suggesting a readiness to respond
campus from Holland, Mich. and with force to future threats, Reagan
dropped their daughter Nadine off at attributed an upsurge inrlawlessnss
freshman orientation on their way to around the world to "the increasing
parent orientation. involvement" of Iran, Libya, North
Rich Nienhhaus said that he Korea, Cubra and Nicaragua.
"couldn't let his little daughter out in- "These terrorist states are now
to the big, bad world without knowing engaged in acts of war against the
more about it (the University)." government and people of the United
Parents may choose between a one- States," he told the lawyers' group.
and three-day program for $8 or $15.
The money helps to pay for bus tours .
and salaries of Parent Orientation Po ice N otes
REAGAN'S treatise on terrorism
came as his administrtion, spurred by
the TWA hostage drama in Lebanon,
engaged in an intensive review of how
to best deter, or respond to, future
While most recent attention to
terrorism has focused on the Middle
East, Reagan's review reached out to
embrace Nicaragua and Cuba, two
nations he has assailed repeatedly in
boosting his anti-communist Central
Attacking Nicaragua as "the latest
partner" in the purported terrorist
network, Reagan claimed Managua
provides "one of the world's principal
refuges for international terrorists,"
harboring fugitive members of Italy's
Red Brigades, West Germany's
Baader-Meinhoff Gang, the Basque
ETA of Spain, the Palestine
Liberation Organization, Uruguay's
Tupamaros and the Irish Republican
ON SUNDAY, Nicaraguan Foreign
Minister Miguel d'Escoto announced
he had begun a hunger strike against
what he called Reagan's own "state
terrorism" in financing the Contra
rebels trying to overthrow the San-
dinista government inManagua.
Reagan blamed a spate of. anti-
American attacks on terrorists
"trained, financed and directly or in-
directly controlled by a core group of
radical and totalitarian governments
- a new, international version of
"All of these states are united by
one simple, criminal phenomenon:
their fanatical hatred of the United
States, our people, our way of life, our
international stature," he said.
Their aim, he said, is to disrupt U.S.
foreign policy and diminish
America's influence while sowing
discord among the world's
democracies - and more: "Yes, their
real goal is to expel America from this
Man drowns eonsidered tor
Transsexual seeks Leg ion post A 20-year-old man drowned in the i
Huron River yesterday when he tried SnfU f in Mass.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (UPI) - Bridgette Poi appealed Bridgette is a woman and the most qualified candidate." swim from his paddle beat to a
to legionnaires yesterday to "gamble on me" and elect the Post Cmdr. Joseph Ottaviano, 65, who is running for re- friend's boat, Washtenaw County this (UPI)week to become the first
platinum-haired woman the first transsexual commander election against Poi, said the Legion "is just not ready" for NoSh Webtsr Bond, an Ann Arbor stste in the nation to require warning
of an American Legion Post. a leader who has undergone a sex-change operation. resident tired while swimming an labels on smokeless tobacco, which
In a final bid to convince the 319 members that her "If we had a transsexual commander it may just ruin unknown distance between pad. one health official yesterday called a
qualifications outweigh her sex-change operation 12 years the image people have of the American Legion, Ot- "chemical time bomb" that could
ago, Poi said she feared a "slander-type" campaign by taviano said. dleboats, but when he tried to return "ea t ie om th could
her opponents will keep her from winning the No. 1 job. Poi, 50, currently vice commander at the post, told a to his paddleboat he could not make it, Dr. Gregory Connolly, chief of the
"My God! What's wrong with this world?" Poi ex- news conference on the City Hall steps that she will not reported Deputy Mike Bailey. state's Dental Health Division, has
claimed. "I've been fighting for so long, but I keep resign if defeated. "I'll always be a legionaire, but I The Marine Safety Section of the stse'd D en ethD s as
hearing the transsexual issue raised over and over again. won't be active in the post any longer." county sheriff's department respon- already recommended that all snuff
_ ded to the drowning 1000 yards East of the label- "Warning: Use of snuff can
the alkver ride at2:4 p~m beaddictive and can cause mouth
Leg.Aislature creates 'U' budge n f While University Survival Flight part cne n te ot iodr.
s Contd The order must still be approved by
(Continued from Page l) sd, "we're getting pretty used to it." an air search, Wastenaw County state Public Health Commissioner
I hope it doesn't cause problems," Harvey Grotrian, director of finan- Diver's made unsuccessful dive Bailus Walker before manufacturers
Harold Shapiro, who is due to leave Brinkerhoff said, "but tuition cial aid, said the late setting of tuition rescue attempts. must begin labeling the packages.
tomorrow for a two-week business payments are retroactive. Students would not keep his office from deter- Scuba divers Executive Mark Sources said Walker is expected to
trip to China. do not have to pay until the end of Sep- mining the size of awards because Ptaszek and Deputy Roger Hill of the issue the order Wednesday.
James Brinkerhoff, vice president tember." they are based on estimates of tuition sheriff's department recovered the Similar warnings are being con-
and chief financial officer for the However, Sauve said there would increases made as early as March. body at 6:17 p.m. in 13 feet of water sidered in other states, but so far none
University, said that Aug. 1 is probably be a delay in paying staff Grotrian said that the office is projec- 100 feet off the Northern Shore. has taken action.
relatively late to set tuition, but he and faculty. Sauve said that the ting a 5 percent tuition increase next - Laura Bischoff
doubts it would cause problems for delays would .not be a problem as fall.