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Vol. XCV, 'No. 7-S T iet2.uy Wednesday, May 29, 1985 Fifteen Cents Eight Pages
English institute mixes language, cufture
By CHRISTY RIEDEL week spring session draws students from Qatar professions" and age groups. Mid-career in the language laboratory every day. Optional
While most students are giving their work. to Switzerland, from Syria to Argentina. businessmen and young students participate in hours in the lab and the opportunity to practice
weary minds a rest, 95 students on campus are R.D. FRASER, assistant director of the in- the program. According to Fraser ages of those English with native speakers are available to
spending the lazy days of summer in an alien stitute, said the students, who come from 26 studying at the institute range from 17 to the those who wish to spend extra time and effort,
land, studying a new language and adjusting to countries, differ in more ways than their 60's. he said.
a new culture. national backgrounds. Fraser said the Fraser said all students spend a minimum of According to Fraser, the only qualifications
The English Language Institute's seven- program draws its students from "a mixture of four hours in the classroom as well as an hour See LANGUAGE, Page 2
WASHINGTON (UPI) - President
Reagan presented a historic tax
reform plan yesterday to cut in-
dividual and corporate tax rates and
create "an America that is bursting
with opportunity" in a new "Age of
"Death and taxes may be
inevitable, but unjust taxes are not,"
Reagan said ina 22-minute address to
THE HEART of what Reagan called
"America's Tax Plan" is a reduction
in tax rates that would collapse the
current set of 14 tax brackets for in-
dividuals - ranging from 11 percent
to 50 percent - to three rates of 15
percent, 25 percent and 35 percent.
The top corporate rate would drop
from 46 percent to 33 percent.
Reagan stressed the lower tax rates
come with a strengthened minimum
tax-aimed at "those individuals and
corporations who are not paying their
fair share or, for that matter, any
"These abuses cannot be
tolerated," he said. "From now on ,
they shall pay a minimum tax. The
free rides are over."
For businesses, the plan would:
reduce maximum corporate tax rate
See PRESIDENT, Page4
Swimmers take to the water at Fuller Pool yesterday.
Opening of pool]
By KATIE WILCOX
The late afternoon sun shone on a few swimmers (doing
laps, and only one man lay on the cement facing the fading
sun in the classic pose of the soon-to-be-tanned. "Die-
hards," Fuller Pool manager Charles Frantz calls them.
But the lull couldn't keep the smile off Frantz's face
following the pool's first weekend open. "This is the first
year we've had a decent memorial weekend," he said.
"Things haven't picked up until around mid-June the last
* few years. This has been the best year so far while I've
SATURDAY was the first day in Ann Arbor's outdoor
pools. Buhr Park, Veterans Park, and Fuller Park all
swung into action despite the rainy, then sunny, then rainy
Lawyer says 'U' not
Daily Photo by ALISA BLOCK
The city's outdoor pools opened for the season on Satur- rt
heralds siiiiium er By KERY MURAKAMI ERIC Schnauffer, a University
One reason given hy the ad- graduate atudent on the council, said
Frantz said the difference between Fuller and other ministration for having a code of non- that with the letter, "There is perhaps
pool futhe of capusis hatat ullr, 1 o It academic conduct was cast into doubt one less reason to have a code.
pools further off campus s that at Fuller, 70 or 80 percent yesterday when a legal counsel for the According to Schnauffer, one
are adults, and they are "almost exclusively spring State House Judiciary Committee reason some administrators - i-
college students." wrote that the Universitydoes not have cluding Susan Eklund, associate dean
Students seem to love a day at the pool, but not for a a "legal duty" to have a code of non- of the law school and a member of the
spirited game of "Marco Polo" - it's the quest for a academic conduct. council - have given for implemen-
golden tan that brings them poolside. David Cahill in a letter to Lee ting a code was to protect the Univer-
"'It's not uncommon to have the deck full and only a Winke'man, hairmanlofte nine- sity in the case of a lawsuit.
handful of people in the water," Frantz said. "They use Winkelman, chairman of the nie- Eklund, has said that not having a
the pool as a place to cool off. They jump in when the get member University Council in charge code could be used as evidence by
sweaty, then get out and slap the oil back on." of coming up with an acceptable code, plaintiffs in such suits to show that the
Fuller also caters to the adult lap swimmer with a 150- wrote that because of a 20-year-old University is not protecting its
meter pool instea of the others' 25 yards. Frantz said state law, "the University is not liable students.
swimmers are also lured by 80-degree water - not the for any wrongdoing arisinig out of IN A MEMO sent to the council
Central Campus Recreation Building's 77 or 78 degrees. failure to protect students." See STATE, Page 3
More Blood. Sweet Coming Home
Arts reviews Rambo: Mostly sunny with highs The baseball team returns from
FirstBloo, Par IM.ssissippi.
First Blood, Part IIin the mid 70s. Sports, Page 8
Arts, Page 5