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July 11, 1985 - Image 1

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Ninety-five years of editorial freedom

Vol. XCV, No. 28-S ech go ,i Thursday, July 11, 1985 Fifteen Cents Eight Pages
Rape prevention center's agenda hinges on coordinator

Daily news analysis
The exact focus of the University's newly-
approved sexual assault crisis center is still up in
the air, and most of the planning decisions will be
left up to a coordinator who has yet to be found by
the hiring committee, sources said.
The agenda of the center will depend on who is
hired as coordinator. Roselle Wilson, assistant to
the Vice President for Student Services, said the
office will allow the coordinator to determine how,
when, and what kind of programs will be run.
JENNIFER FAIGEL, a member of MSA's
women's issues committee, said that initially the
coordinator's job will be to set the agenda for the

"It's going to depend almost entirely on the
coordinator," Faigel said. "If we get a real
fighter, someone who is willing to lobby the ad-
ministration for what's needed, then that's a good
It may take a long time before the center is
productive and functioning smoothly, said Dianne
Windischam, coordinator of the crisis center at
Michigan State University. "We floundered
around at first," she said, referring to MSU's
program which began in 1979. "The how-we're-
gonna-work-it-for-this-particular-university takes
the first few years. . . In my experience, it takes
three years until you get to the point wher you're
fine tuning."

The coordinator position will not be posted until
the Personnel Office approves a pay scale, which
is expected in a few weeks, Wilson said. Also,
although the executive officers have approved the
funds, the allocation still has to be passed by the
regenta in August.
THE ORIGINAL proposal to the executive of-
ficers requested three full-time staff members, a
24-hour hotline crisis intervention service, coun-
seling, and education-prevention programs. All of
this was approved "in principle" according to
"Vice President for Student Services Henry John-
son, but only some aspects of the proposal will be
instituted this fall.
See CRITICS, Page 4

... why wait?

Coca-Cola to bring
back 'the real thing'
By KERY MURAKAMI man Heather Epstein, was slightly
with wire reports more adamant about her feelings.
ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola "The new Coke was disgusting," she
Co., staggered by grass-roots protests said, grimacing in aftertaste.
against the new taste of Coke, an- Her friend, E. Scott Adler, a
nounced yesterday it will rein- Residential College freshman, said he
troduce "old Coke" within the next didn't care. "I drink Pepsi," he said.
few weeks as "Coca-Cola Classic." ADLER'S attitude was shared by
The old flavor Coke will be other Pepsi drinkers interviewed
marketed alongside new Coke, which yesterday. The Pepsi drinkers - who
was introduced in April, company have survived the clutches of Coke's
spokesman Thomas Gray said. highly publicized marketing strategy
"EVERYONE wins," Gray said. - stood by their soda proudly,
"Thousands of dedicated Coca-Cola pledging loyalty to their (Pepsi)
consumers have told us they still want generation.
the original taste as an option. We "I'm not going to drink it (the new-
have listened and we are taking action old Coke) anyhow," said MSA
to satisfy their request." President Paul Josephson, pooh-
Meanwhile, reaction to the news in poohing the news.
Ann Arbor was relatively blase', with Josephson said he will try to push
neither pop nor soda drinkers rioting through an MSA resolution in support
or dancing in the streets. However, of Pepsi.
local connosieurs of carbonated soft Then there were those who frankly
drinks did have their opinions. just didn't give a damn.
"The new Coke (not to be confused "I DON'T know if I ever drank the
with the new-old Coke) just had new Coke," said David Juchau, a
something missing," said Carolyn Rackham graduate student. "I never
Everette, a born-again Coke drinker, knew the difference."
who was unable to put her finger on "I don't care," said Cecile Cloutier,
the difference. an LSA junior. "I just think it's funny
BUT HER friend, Regina all the shit the flavor of Coke is
Cowan, seemed to answer the causing."
question by saying, "They just But University administrators took
messed it up." the news more seriously. Billy Frye,
Another Coke drinker, LSA fresh- See OLD, Page 2

Daily photo by KATE O'LEARY
Ah ... nature
Inside the frosted (and graffitied) windows of the Natural Science Greenhouse, local plant life enjoy the good
life, keep cool, soak up sun and produce oxygen.
Journal releases findings on AIDS
By KATIE WILCOX system from attacking infection and periment was conducted at the
with wire reports cancer introduced into the body,. National Institute of Allergy and In-
A report in the New England Jour- The report shows the virus' effect fectious Diseases.
nal of Medicine announced yesterday on the immune system cells called BUT DR. DAVID Shapiro, Univer-
the discovery of how the AIDS helper-inducer T-cells, that under sity of Michigan assistant professor of
(acquired immune deficiency syn- normal conditions would protect the pediatrics and communicable
drome) virus prevents the immune body from invading germs. The ex- See AIDS, Page 4

Snuff Splendid Slams&Jams
Michigan should follow Massachusetts Summer hoops with the Wolverines.
with warning labels for smokeless Mostly sunny, high around 80.
tobacco. Opinion, Page 5 Sports, Page 8

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