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Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, May 22, 1985
Police arrest 56 at CMU finals party
Fifty-six people were arrested on University shall be treated as an of- a civil rights violation suit, according Student sues Front, which claimed responsibility
to aStudent poksprshisr hefor this raid, entered the campus's
charges of felony, minor possession, fense under these (the University's) toYatLScJena, sokmesenfor I-fr e thent ieSiec udn ndrlae 0
disorderly conduct, and resisting regulations." y ale Law SchoolCommitee In former ratern L Scince Buidin and released 306
arrest during Central Michigan According to James Hill, vice vestigation of the Atlanta Child Mur- Samuel Hirsch, a former member pigeons, 21 cats, 9 oppossums, and a
University's "End of The World" par- president for student affairs, un- ders.of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity at the monkey
ty held annually on the last day of drrdae suet h The law students intend to file the o h esTesP rtriya h oky
dergraduate students who were University of Florida, has failed a $3 Many of the animals released were
finals. arrested during the party must come suit through Camille Bell, founder of million lawsuit against the fraternity involved in experiments culminating
Twenty-eight of those arrested were into the student life offices and will the Committos to Stop Children's and 10 of its members for allegedly years of research. Theodore Hullar,
CMU students, according to Glen receive either verbal warnings, Murders. Bell's son Yusef was one of holding his down and dumping gar- executive vice-chancellor at the
Starner, office director of student life probation, or dismissal. Those who do the 23 children murdered in Atlanta bage on him. university's Riverside campus, said
The party was held on Main Street, not come into the offices will have a between 1979 and 1981. Hirsch charges that the incident oc- the freeing of the deer mice during the
where most of the university's frater- registration delay placed on them In March. of 1981 Wayne Williams curred shortly after he informed raid destroyed 15 years of scientific
nity and sorority community lives, when they return in the fall, making was arrested and convicted of the university officials that the fraternity work
But because some Mt. Pleasant them ineligible for classes. murder of two adults. Though was producing an underground Representatives of ALF said 16
residents also live on Main Street, the Students who recently graduated Williams was never charged with
Students who recently graduated publi~~cation which includdsxs n ebr epd"ieae h
university vehemently warned must also come into the student life murdering the children, all of the racist remarks. animals because they were being
____________________________ ~~~children's murder cases were closedraitemksanalbcuethywebig
offices or their transcripts will.bewihin s hurderiassrcosed Hirsch also said that the publication mistreated in isolation and sight-
oice within 24 hours of Williams convic~ referred to him as a homosexual and deprivation experiments.
eS Jackie Braun, managing editor for ion made comments concerning his University spokesman Jack
CMU's newspaper, said that "The Parents requesting information religion. Chapell said the sight-deprivation ex-
whole thing has gotten out of hand. about their children were denied, and The suit, which charges the frater- periment, involving ascat who had one
People were throwing rocks and bot- wee told that it could not be released. nity and 10 of its members with libel, eye sewn shut in an eye-physiology
students against participating in the ties." "Fundamentally, the rights of the battery, and infliction of emotional experiment, was to end the week of
party. Despite the arrests, students feel children and parents have been distress, sparked an investigation the raid when researchers planned to
Prior to the party, police foot that the party will continue. "The violated," Jenga said. which uncovered the fraternity's role untie the sutures.
patrols were increased, an abundance University won't be able to stop the Countryman said that over 90 black in the publication. The university has Chappell also denied allegations
of police cars were visible in the area, party because it's not planned, it just young adults have been murdered since suspended the fraternity from that the pigeons were being "star-
and university officials asked the happens," said Braun. since Williams' arrest, but none of campus for one year. ved." He claimed that for "learning"
Greeks to leave their homes for the -Central Michigan Life their cases were solved. - The Chronicle tests, food was withheld from them
day. According to Jenga, there has been of Higher Education and used as a reward.
Over 1,000 students turned out for andstaffreports an "inconsistency" in the iden- Animal rights roun Members of the ALF have said that
the party even after the university of- Law students seek tification of some of the children's An g ts r the "liberated" animals are being
ficials warned students against atten- '.,1 .bodies. Many of the children's dental raids laboratory treated by a veterinarian and have
ding the party. CiVil rights suit records and physical features were been placed in "safe" homes.
Hearings for the 56 arrested began not consistent with parental descrip- A militant animal rights group freed No arrests have been made, but
yesterday, and the university will also Yale students Matthew Coun- tions, "yet the police insisted that more than 460 animals from a Univer- police have released a com-
be taking action against the students. tryman and Lisa Marie Bronson will they were the right ones," Jenga said. sity of California laboratory during a campus sketch of one of the suspects
Eileen Jennings, University Coun- travel to Atlanta this summer to do Countryman and Bronson intend on midnight raid early this month.
sel Attorney said, "Violations of the research which they hope will push distributing their written report The group painted "Animal Aush- - The Chronicle of Higher
law are violations against the Univer- for a Federal investigation and a nationally to help raise the con- witz" graffiti on the walls and Education
sity." reopening of the 1979 Atlanta Child sciousnes of others concerning the smashed hundreds of thousands of
C U's Student Code of Conduct Murder case case dollars of research equipment during Colleges is a regular Wednesday
states that "violations of state or local A group of law students plan to use the raid. feature of the Daily. It was com-
law in a manner which affects the evidence that the students collected in - Yale Daily News Members of the Animal Liberation piled by staff writer Janice Plotnik.
Sub-committee votes no increase for 'U'
(Continued from Page 1) ding for things like maintenance and major public research universities. House Speaker Gary Owen (D-
still falls far short of making up the equipment. Shapiro said it is still too early to Ypsilanti), after being told that the
losses in the past." Shapiro has The sub-committee, which now sen- know the impact of the fund, but said subcommittee's proposals follow the
blamed the University's budget crun- ds its recommendations to the full that it wouldn't have much of an im- guidelines, said, "Yeah, it'll pass. No
ch on inadequate state support during House appropriations committee, also pact this fiscal year. Shapiro added, problem." Emerson also agreed that
the state's fiscal crisis in the '70s. The set aside almost $10 million to the however, that it could take a large the measure will pass.
administration has said that the University as part of a research ex- part of the burden off the University's
University's faculty salaries lag cellence fund, budget in coming years. The state Senate has just begun
behind those of its peers, and that The fund, $25 million in all, would be There had been some talk earlier in deciding on its version of the state
necessary maintenance and equip- distributed among the four major the budget process that the legislature budget. After that is ready, represen-
ment repairs have been put off too research universities in the state: The might add between $8 and $10 million tatives from both houses will meet in
long. University of Michigan, Michigan to Blanchard's proposal, but that a conference committee to iron out
Frye said at last week's meeting State University, Wayne State possibility died a month ago, accor- the differences.
that even with a 5 percent across-the- University, and Michigan ding to Rep. Robert Emerson (D- While the news from Lansing was
board tuition increase, the University Technological University. Flint). less than joyous, University ad-
would have a $1.1 million deficit. This When he proposed the plan, Blan- By following the governor's ministrators and students did receive
deficit, however, does not include chard said its goals are to improve recommendations, the subcommit- some good news from Washington,
about $20 million in necessary spen- Michigan's industry and help the tee's proposal is almost sure to pass. D.C.
announces good news According to Thomas Butts, the
-riA PPEN IN GSUniversity's federal lobbyist, the
House yesterday passed legislation
increasing the maximum size of Pell 4
Highlight Meetings Speakers grants - the largest of the federal
HighightMeeingsSpeaersstudent grant programs - to $2,100.
Takea byte into computers with the computing Science Fiction Club - Stilyagi Air Corps, 8:15 Anatomy and Cell Biology - Linda Brinkley, from the current $1,900.
center workshop, Forrest Hartman's "Using p.m., Michigan League. "The Role of Extracellular Matrices in Secon- The House also passed what Butts
Window with your IBM PC with Z-150.'The Muslin Students Association - Islamic coffee dary Palate Formation," noon, 5732 Med. Scien- called "sufficient" funds to pay for
workshop begins at 10 a.m. in room 3113 at the hour, noon, Room D, Michigan League. ce Library II. the increase. He wouldn't say exactly
School of Education Building. Matthaei Botanical Gardens - Demon- Chemistry Seminar - Samir Mahmoud, how much the increase in this year's
stration, Friendship through Flowers, 7:30 p.m., "Phospha-Alkenes, Alkynes and Cumulenes: federal higher education budget
Films Chrysler Auditorium. Synthesis and Properties," 4 p.m., 1300 would be, but said that it would cost
Recreational Sports - Pre trip Meeting, Chemistry Building. $350million tosfully fund the program.
Ann Arbor Film Coop - Rebecca, 7:30 and whitewater rafting trip, 8 p.m., NCRB Conferen- Progressive Human Values in Medicine -
9:45 p.m., MLB 3. ce Room. Robert Green, "The Hippocratic Oath: Should Butts said an increase in funding for
Michigan Theatre Foundation - Mrs. Soffel, Union Counseling Services - Dissertation We Swear It?" noon, North Lecture Hall, Pell grants is important because "the
7 and 9:30 p.m., Michigan Theatre. Support Group, 1p.m., 3100 Michigan Union. Medical Science Library II deficits in Pell grants must be made
up -if not this year then next year,"

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