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Ninety-five years of editorialfreedom
Vol. XCV, No. 49-S Chc i Dg9, Friday, August 9, 1985 Fifteen Cents Twelve Pages
Last paid edition of the Prosecutor drops case
Daily . ..a
By KERY MURAKAMI Ingrid Kock and Nancy Aranoff, opted to serve a 12-day
jail sentence, while the third, Amyanne Angelstro,
cul ation . Look for the Daily again on September 5 Nearly 17 months after all Progressive Student Network decided to serve 56 hours of community service.
members were arrested for trespassing at University BUT AFTER the jury in a separate trial last March was
when the 82-page New Student Editon is dropped free research laboratory, Washtenaw County Prosecutor unable to reach a verdict, the other eight were left in lim-
Lynwood Noah said yesterday that he has dismissed bo.
charges against eight of the protesters. Noah said yesterday that the decision to drop the case
The other three, who also took part in the sit-in of Prof. was made two months after the second trial, when he
it's a keeper. George Haddad's laboratory in March 1983, were found received a letter on May 8 from University attorney Roderick
guilty of trespassing last February. Two of the protesters, See PSN, Page 3
Beer store U.S.,South
drivehUms >-~.- officials hl
quench urgent talks
U.S. and South African officials met in
th ir- a confidential session in Vienna
yesterday to hold urgent talks on the
By NADINE LAVAGNINO worsening racial violence in South
Drive up, buy a beer. Or a bag of Africa, a State Department
chips. Without ever getting out of the __ spokesman confirmed.
car. Aro'_at The meeting between South African
Annr two drive-thru Foreign Minister Roloef "Pik" Botha
stores have been servicing the area and President Reagan's national
for over years, and are among the - security adviser, Robert McFarlane,
last of ryesd rand assistant Secretary of State
THE BEER Vault and The Beer Chester Crocker came at the urgent
Depot, two of 15 drive-thru liquor Department spokesman Bernard
stores in the state, stock more than Kalb said in response to questions,
lit types of beer each, and carry thefrmeprrs
distinction of continuing a tradition U.S from reporters.
banned this June by the state Liquor ,NUS. officials said that erman
Control Commission. R- .-' r Nickel, the US. ambassador to
"We are the oldest drive-thru party Pretoria, who was recalled last month
store in the state. We even sold during to show U.S. displeasure with South
Prohibition," said Mike Eaton, Africa's policies, also took part in the
assistant manager of the Beer Vault Daily Photo by DARRIAN SMITH Vienna meeting.
See CITY, Page 4 The state's oldest drive-thru beer garage has been a convenience stop for Ann Arborites for 50 years. "We agreed to the meeting," Kalb
said, "because of the importance of
A P By MARY CHRIS JAKLEVIC three on a five point grading scale. having direct contact with the South
E High schools and universities have touted Advanced But accordina to Assistant Director of Admissions African government at this tense
Ac4griex am soPlacement exams as an inexpensive way to get college Donald Swain, while there is a handful of students each portunity to discuss the serious
~credit, but the exams have many less-talked-about advan- year who earn a full semester of A.P. credit, most studen- situaton inside South Africa and in the
tages and some disadvantages, according to students and ts earn A.P. credit for only one or two courses. region - a situation about which the
re administrators. We don't try to promote (the A.P.) on the basis administration has strong views."
A.P. tests are administered to high school seniors every that if you take the A.P., you will save money, because one KALB reiterated the U.S. gover-
t spring, and can give them a head start in any one of 24 or two courses will not usually make a difference in the nment's call for a lifting of the South
th n cre its subject areas, from Latin to computer science. number of semesters it takes to graduate," Swain said. African state of emergency, a policy
FOR 49 A student can take an A.P. exam in the hope of SWAIN-SAID that no studies have been done concerning that was blurred on Monday by Reagn
getting a score high enough to earn college credit. Some how many of the students who come in with a semester or during an informal news conference
at a bargain students even enter school with sophomore standing. Most more of A.P. credit end up graduating early, but said that when he suggested there are times
University departments grant credit for a score of at least See AP, Page 2 See S. AFRICAN, Page 2
Contras Changes Band-O-Rama
R.E.M., The Three O'Clock,
The U.S. should not continue suppor- Hot and hazy, with a high between Guadalcanal Diary, Fishbone, and
ting Nicaraguan rebels. 85-90. Chance of showers in the af- The Replacements storm the Ann
Opinion, Page 5 ternoon. Arbor area. Arts, Page 8

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