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July 25, 1985 - Image 2

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Michigan Daily, 1985-07-25

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Taiwan mars U.S.-
. Chinese relations
WASHINGTON (UP) - Chinese The United States maintains
president Li Xiannian warned yester- relations with the Republic of China
day that the growing economic on Taiwan, but not at the full
relationship between China and the diplomatic level. The U.S. policy
United States could be jeopardized by toward the Taiwan issue - that it is
"a major obstacle" - the question of an issue to be settled by the Chinese
Taiwan. themselves - was restated to the
Li, in a luncheon speech to a group Chinese president and his aides
of Chinese and American during the course of the visit.
businessmen, said, "Good political LI's luncheon speech was expected
relations are an indispensable con by American officials to be tougher
axdition of the development of economic and he made no mention of two other
cooperation. issues that were expected to be raised
IN i94, two-way trade between the publicly by the Chinese: U.S. import
two countries amounted to just over $6 restrictions on Chinese textiles and
billion, with the United States selling congressional attempts to influence
$2.98 billion to the Chinese. That figure Chinese population and birth control
is expected to increase in 1985 policies.
especially with a new nuclear ex-
change agreement that was signed Although the United States gives no
Tuesday by the two countries. direct development assistance to 4
Christina Hasnah swings in front of Joint House Co-op. Daily Photo by KATE O'.EARY Li said Sino-U.S. relations "still China, it does contribute to United
face a major obstacle to be surmoun- Nations agencies that disburse funds
ted." In the luncheon speech he did in China. The Reagan administration
7o-ops break free from 6Os im age not identify that obstacle, but using has forbidden the use of any U.S. con-
the same language Tuesday night at a tributions to international
black-tie White House dinner, Li organizations to be used for abortions
(continued from Page1 go beyond the bounds of what's President and Minnies House resident specified it was Taiwan. or coercive birth control methods.
a member of Stevens House. familiar," Jones said. "They perceive Robert Cox said.
"Stereotypes don't come out of thin co-ops to be unusual, not in the main- Japanese student Kazuhiro Owa,
air, but we get a lot more ordinary stream." who lives in Xanadu House, said,
folks than people imagine." Jones said the reasons people live in "Last spring I lived in West Quad, but R o e
co-ops have changed. there were a lot of other Japanese
STEVENS house, nestled amidst "During the Depression it was people there and I couldn't practice ,
several fraternities and sororities on clearly economic. In the 'ri s and '70s speaking English. I moved here sospeaking
couraging a little friendly rivalry with to live in a co-op," he said. "Youth roommate. It costs less and I get to
its Greek neighbors. During rush culture wanted to control its own know more about American culture." HOLLYWOOD (UPI) - Actor Rock
weok one of the nearby sororities lifestyle, and co-ops were perfectly Even within the system, members Hudson was in stable condition
posted a banner in front of their suited for that. say each of the 14 co-ops tends to have yesterday in a Paris hospital un-
house: "We love our pledges - Kappa "NOW PEOPLE are looking for a its own identity. e, . dergoing a battery of tests for con-
Kap Gama" sense of community among the Cox said that "houses' reputations
appaGamma."thousands of people at the University. change from year to year. Michigan is flicting diagnoses ranging from
Playing on the co-op stereotype, There are still people who live in co- now sort of a party house. Minnies inoperable cancer to AIDS.
Stevens residents parodied the Greek ops for financial reasons, too, was known as a drug house for a Doctors at the American Hospital in
version with a banner of their own: though," Jones said. while, probably because of its color Paris referred all inquiries to Hud- 4
"We love our pledges - Alpha Graduate Kristine Knipp, a resident (Minnies is that purple 'palace' up on son's Hollywood publicist, but at least
Phalpha Sprout." of Xanadu co-op on Washtenaw said, State Street). Xanadu is a wild house. one who asked not to be identified said
"Co-ops are turning more into a Lester still has a reputation for being the tests have been inconclusive.
But Jim Jones, executive director of mainstream type of housing. We're the biggest 'hippie' house, but even "NOBODY knows yet what's wrong
the Intercooperative Council, believes attracting more moderates. There are their hair gets shorter every year." with him," the doctor said. "The tests
public opinion about co-ops is more even Republicans living in co-ops Jones attributes similarities among (to uncover cancer or any other
positive than residents realize, now," she said. "We have two house residents in a house to a sense of iden- ailment) are inconclusive. He still
preppies - and one of them is a tity residents acquire while together. stay here for more diagnostic tests."
"I THINK we have a stereotype of cheerleader." "The group tends to adopt certain 1 The hospital would officially say
the stereotype people give us," he Co-op living is also attracting goals and values in common. Ifa per- only that the 59-year-old actor was in
said. Jones cited a 1977 study done by foreign students, who made up nearly son leaves he is replaced by someone stable condition.
a communications student at the one-fifth of the co-op membership last else who adopts those same values," Dale Olson, Hudson's publicist, said 4
University which found that the year. Most were from China and Jones said. "Co-ops tend to have an yesterday that the actor was feeling
majority of students knew something South Asia, but there were also effect on people just as fraternities "somewhat better . . . He even
about the co-ops and thought they students from all parts of the globe. and sororities do, but where frater- ' managed a joke or two with his
were "a good idea," but did not look "THIS IS the only place I could have nities and sororities select people Hudson secretary."
into co-ops asa housing option. learned how to say 'Get off the phone' based on certain criteria, we have no . hospitalized Olson said he expected Hudson to
"I think most people are hesitant to in five different languages," ICC criteria." issue a statement today.
There have been conflicting
longtime movie star was suffering
Highlight S kMeetings from acquired immune deficiency
Speakers syndrome, liver cancer or both
Forget that art fair stuff. Instead, check out the University AA - noon, 3200 Union.
"MTS Command Extensions and Macros" Bio-engineering Department - Andrew His House Christian Fellowship - Bible study,
workshop sponsored by the University's com- Geller, "Spatial Characteristics of Opponent 7:30 p.m., 925 E. Ann.
puting center, located at 1075 Beal Ave. Forrest Chromatic Mechanisms," 12:15 p.m., 2055 Men- Police N otes
Hartman and the staff will begin the fun at 3:30 tal Health Research Institute. Miscellaneous
p.m. Michigan League - American Heritage,
Alaska, 5 p.m., League Cafeteria.
Fl sPerformances Microcomputer Education Center - Wallet stolen
Films workshops, Lotus 1-2-3 (Part I), 8:30 a.m.; A wallet valued at $12 was stolen
Eclipse Jazz - Dave Wild Trio, 2:30 p.m.; Micropro Word Star (Part II), 1 p.m.; Introduc- from a student's backpack between
Cinema Guild - Rich and Strange, 7:30 p.m.; Larry Manderville and Friends, 4 p.m.; Lunar tion to Spradshetting, 3 p.m., 3113 School of ma n p e te
Secret Agent, 9:15 p.m., MLB 3 Glee Club, 5:30 p.m.; Killer Trout, 7 p.m., Education Building. Mo:er anuagd Buldin acr
ge, p , .Michiga Union Modern Languages Building, accor-
Michigan Theater Foundation - Stop Making '.o. Scottish Country Dancers - beginners 7 p m
Forss,-:mMichigan Thnater School of Music - Academy of Early Music intermediate 8 p.m., Forest Hills Community ding to campus security.
Sense, 7:30and9:15p.m.,Mconcert, 8p.m., School of Music Recital Hall. Center, 2351 Shadowood. - Laura Bischoff

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