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May 21, 1985 - Image 2

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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 21, 1985
SACUA condemns
graduation rowdiness
By STEVE HERZ Marcel Marceau will not receive an
honorary doctor of humane lettersrr
The Senate Advisory Committee on hecauaryhe wasrnothpresenteaterse
because he was not present at the! Y
University Affairs yesterday con- graduation ceremony.
demned the rowdiness and protests After the SACUA meeting, Billy Frye, B -
that characterized this month's vice president for academic affairs
graduation ceremony in Michigan and provost, told the Senate Assembly
SThe committee, composed of 12 that there should be more social har-
faculty members, decided to send a mony amongst the University's
letter to the Michigan Student Assem- faculty.
bly requesting that the assembly take Frye said racial tensions and
care of the problem. salary differences erode the spirit of
camaraderie between professors. The
DANIEL Moerman, a professor at dissent and the disparities are
the University's Dearborn campus, inevitable, Frye said, "but my con-
suggested that smaller and separate cern is how we deal with them."
ceremonies for the different schools Speaking on "The Climate of
and colleges might help combat the Scholarship," Frye said many
problem, but the committee decided professors are hesitant to take a
to wait for MSA's response before chance on trying a new sort of resear-
pressing the issue. ch"There is too little academic risk
Committee chairman Bob Green going on," he said.
said that "something must be done" But some faculty members said
to curb the problem of popping chain- that Frye was being hypocritical
pagne corks and students protesting because not enough funding is
South African apartheid at graduation. available to undertake innovative
But Green added that the faculty or research.
the administration cannot make the Frye replied that "we are not sup-
ceremonies more dignified. "Surely porting new initiatives as well as we
nothing is going to happen unless it should," but said that the ad-
s the support of the student body," ministration is now trying to push
SACUA also said that pantomimist more funds for research.
Fire destroys 200 homes Dropping a load
A tractor on a train dumps railroad ties yesterday next to the track near Huron River Drive while a workman
FORT MYERS, Fla. (UPI) - A ning 3,000 acres. A church and a lum- supervises.
wind-whipped wildfire raced out of ber company next to the hospital also
control toward a Fort Myers com- were evacuated, a fire dispatcher -
mercial district yesterday forcing said.
shops and ofcsto close and hsitlseig tening I1Ic g ~~c c t ~ ~- T
108 hopital patients fleeing for their Another 5,200-acre fire in Collier U .o. r a ca t t u b a Police N otes
lives, County west of Naples threatened to
jump fire lines near Alligator Alley, a MIAMI (UPI)-Radio Marti started cept "strictly humanitarian" visits
Fort Myers firefighters, pleading main east-west highway through the beaming U.S. news and commentary and threatenedo to jam the Marti Woman escapes attack
fo hlpfomsurunin twsba-Everglades, Toll said. into Cuba Monday and an angry Fidel boadcasts or tobgin Cuba's own atc
for help from surrounding towns, bat- Castro promptly cut off an im- propoganda programming to the A 26-year-old woman was jogging in
tied frantically to save the business State officials estimated damage migration pact between the two coun- United States. the 400 block of Longshore Road
district, reached at least $100 million at Palm tries and threatened to end Saturday morning when a man ex-
Coast, where 200 homes were cooperation to punish hijackers. By mid-morning, Havana Radio posed himself to her and then grabbed
The worst wildfires in Florida's destroyed and 400 others were The 50,000-watt station, funded by was broadcasting locally on the same her, but she broke free and the
history have killed two firefighters damaged in the worst of the five days the U.S. government and similar to frequency, but there was no evidence suspect fled on foot. There were no in-
and injured seven and consumed of wildfires. Radio Free Europe, started broad- of any other attempt to jam the Radio juries, police said.
170,000 acres, and destroyed at least casting from a transmitter in the Marti broadcasts.
200 homes from Miami to the Panhan- "Judging from the number of Florida Keys at 5:30 a.m. EDT. Thirty
dle sinceThurada houses, I would say that this fire has
y scaused at least $100 million damage, minutes later, the state-run Radio President Reagan said the daily 14- 'U' computers stolen
maybe more," said Bob Barzelogna, Rebelde in Havana carried Castro's hour broadcasts of news, commen-
The Fort Myers fire started about 2 Flagler County's civil defense direc- announcement. tary, music and sports to the Cuban Two MacIntosh computers were
p.m. EDT in a field south of the Gulf tor. "It might be much higher than The Cuban president, threatening a people would "help defuse the war stolen from the Center for Research
Coast city and raced northward, bur- that." "radio war," immediately cut off hysteria" spread by the Cuban gover- on Learning at 109 E. Madison
travel between the two countries ex- nment. sometime Thursday night or Friday
morning. Campus security is in-
HNavestigating how the thieves entered
APPEN INGSand stole the $2,600 worth of har-
Performances berg seminar on "Kinetics and mechanism of
Highlight alkyl transfer from benzyl-s-phenyl-retsin-n- Thieves take $ and
Turner Geriatric Clinic - Free Street Too, To phores-methlysulfonium salts to secondary
Pat Frey, a long-time local activist, will Life!, play, 2:30 p.m., Washtenaw Community cyclic amines," 4p.m., 1300 Chemistry Building. clothes
discuss Jonathan Kozol's Illiterate America, a College Theater. Computing Center - workshop, Intro to the
controversial look at the country's growing Turner Geriatric Clinic - What Do You Want MacIntosh; Using Window With Your IBM-PC or A staff person of the Med. Sci. I
literacy problem. The program begins at 12:10 To Be When You Grow Old?, play, 7:30 p.m., Zenith z-150, Part I,10 a.m., 3113 SEB. building at 1301 Catherine had her
p.m. in the public meeting room of the Ann Arbor Residential College Theater, 701 E. University. Ext. Serv., 6th Symposium on Gamma & X- wallet stolen Friday morning. Credit
Public Library, 343 South Fifth Avenue. Ray Sources and Applications, 7 p.m., 4th floor cards and $90 in cash were in the
Miscellaneous Rackham. wallet.
Human Resource Development - Effective New clothes were taken on Friday
Films The Steiner Institute - seminar discussing Business Writing, 9-11a.m., 4560 LSA. from a University student's car that
"Thoughts About the Pentecost," 8 p.m., 1923 Human Resources Development - Coin- was parked in the Thayer Street
MTF - A Star Is Born, 7 & 9:45 p.m., Geddes Avenue municating Effectively for Managers and parking structure. The clothing was
Michigan. Department of Chemistry - Benjamin Ruek- Supervisors, Ip.m., 130B LSA. valued at $170. -Laura Bischoff



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