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Page 2-The Michigan Daily - Fridy July 11196
Alleged shanty vandal to face judge
By MELISSA BIRKS director of safety. staged a picket outside the to about $50 - and the damages, were signed this week, Schubring said.
A University student who allegedly REAGAN NOW faces a maximum Washtenaw County Courthouse. They real, according to FSACC member The case was referred to city attor-
ripped several boards off the anti- penalty of 90 days in jail and/or a $100 carried signs that read, for example, Hector Delgado. ney Stefani Carter after FSACC
apartheid shanty on the Diag will face fine under a city ordinance that "The county prosecutor loves racism AFTER THE protest, Delgado members continued pursuing it. Car-
arraignment today. The case was prohibits the knowledgeable destruc- and hates peace." spoke with city attorney Jerome ter said this pressure helped convince
taken over by the city prosecutor's of- tion of property. "THE MAIN thing that hurt the Farmer. Farmer reopened the case the city to reconsider the case.
fice after the county prosecutor's of- The case was originally reviewed case was their own people said it under the city's malicious destruction "It never would have been referred
ficerefusaltojbandleitdrew protests- by Washtenaw County prosecutor wasn't damaged," said Ann Arbor ordinance, which does not require to the city if we hadn't persisted,"
by the Free South Africa Coor- William Delhey, who dropped it when Police Det. Michael Schubring. "If proof of monetary damage. A Delgado said.
dinating Committee (FSACC) last FSACC could not prove that they suf- their own people said no damage, you warrant for Reagan's arrest was
month. fered any monetary losses. can't prosecute for damage."
LSA sophomore Francis Reagan Monetary loss is required under Schubring said he doubted that
was apprenhended in May after being state law to prove "malicious FSACC's receipts for lumber were
chased down by University security destruction of property." The shanty valid because they came from dif-
guards. He and a group of friends had was made primarily of scrapwood, ferent area stores-not all of them By PETER ORNER discrimination against homosexuals
removed three boards off the shanty, with volunteer labor. lumberyards. The Supreme Court's decision last in a May, 1984 statement by Univer-
according to Bob Pifer, assistant In response, FSACC members But the receipts - which amounted week prohibiting "consentual sity President HaroldShapiro.
homosexual sodomy" has many local "The policy basically says that we
E a terie b el e u r rf c m u s gays and lesbians concerned about regard ones sexual orientation as
eu arguments that a Georgia sodomy law ployment decisions," said Virginia
By MARY CHRIS JAKLEVIC Many more new restaurants will are also attracting new restaurants. infringes on the Constitutional right to Norby, Director of the University Of-
Hope you're hungry, Ann Arbor. open by fall. McDonald's and Mrs. Molly Resnick, leasing agent for privacy. fice of Affirmative Action.
That's what many restauranteurs Peabody's cookies, which already Tally Hall, said the new restaurants TheGeorgia law defines sodomy as, FROM A LEGAL standpoint, gays
are thinking this year, as a horde of have outlets on the north side of cam- will just be keeping up with demand. "any sexual act involving the sex and lesbians are unlikely to be
new eateries joins the campus area's pus, will open stores in a new building "Like anywhere else, when there's organ of one person and the mouth or prosecuted by Michigan's sodomy
culinary bandwagon. under construction at the corner of competition the weak are going to suf- anus of another." Michigan is one of laws.
The number of food establishments South University and Forest. fer. But most of these new stores are 24 stateswhere sodomy is illegal. "I've never heard of a case in-
near campus has been rising steadily The same site will also house a Little national chains. They don't come into "IN GENERAL this confirms that volving sodomy laws between consen-
over the last few years, but this year's Caesar's Pizza Station and at least an area unless the demographics are this isn't a positive time to be gay," ting adults in the home in the state of
boom appears to be the biggest ever. one other restaurant. right," she said. said Bob Lett, treasurer of Michigan," said criminal Law Prof.
TUBBY'S SUB SHOP and Mom's Burger Fresh, a locally-operated And the demographics are right, GLOHRYA (Gay/Lesbian Lee Bolingerof the law school.
Cookie Company recently opened on chain which prides itself on char- according to Susan Stoney, assistant organization of Human rights Yp- According to Leonard Malinowski,
William near State Street. This week, broiled burgers and curly french director of the Ann Arbor Conference silanti/Ann Arbor). an assistant attorney general, people
two food counters opened in Tally fries, will open on State Street near and Visitors Bureau. Lett, a university employee, poin- in Michigan could be prosecuted only
Hall, a new shopping complex on North University in three weeks. "Ann Arbor is a town that likes aslot ted out that the Michigan laws will if sodomy is committed "with force
Liberty Street. When completed later Wendy's has also been looking for of restaurants and likes the diver- stay the same but added that the and violence, and against the will of
this year, Tally Hall will contain a property in thearea. sity," shesaid. ruling, "could affect, for instance, thevictim."
cluster of more than twenty small NEIGHBORING business areas, STONEY SAID the increase in employment. People could say since STILL, gay and lesbian activists
restaurants and a dozen retail stores. such as Main Street and Kerrytown, See CAMPUS, Page 4 you are a homosexual you are reiterate that although the ruling
violating the sodomy laws, and doesn't affect legalities, it signifies a
because of that you could lose your trend in anti-gay sentiment. Many
ujob."feel that prejudice against them in-
Lett also predicted it could affect creased with the AIDS scare, and ac-
gays in terms of educational oppor- tivists anticipate that the court's
By NAOMI WAX as if they can," Hnat says. He also advocates more University tunities and child custody. decision will further prejudice.
Cocaine use is at its peak among Johnston calls cocaine "chic... the classes that deal with substance JIM TOY, from the Michigan Gay "The significance isn't in that
college students, and shows no sign of in thing to do," but reports that three abuse Liberation Union Hotline agreed. "I police are going to start bursting into
leveling off, warned a national study fourths of students actually disap William Bennett, secretary of the think the issuing of the decision may private bedrooms, it's in the fact that
of drug use on college campuses con- prove of even trying cocaine. He pin- National Department of Education, lead to more discrimination against the gay community feels now that
ducted by the University's Institute is out that this still leaves many argues that colleges and universities gays. "The court's decision is going to they are being left out of the
for Social Research (ISR). 17 percent students who do approve, but hopes an have a responsibility to protect make it much harder for gays to American system," said Jim Covey,
of students have used cocaine at least increase in disapproval will lead to a students from illegal drugs. In a achieve civil rights protection;" he director of The Michigan
once during their first year in school, decrease in use. speech Tuesday he urged college said. Organization For Human Rights in
and by the end of their fourth year of Johnston said he is optimistic that presidents to strictly enforce a ban Though campus gay leaders have Detroit.
ege, 30 prcent will have tried it, the recent cocaine induced deaths of on campus drug use, said they experience anti-gay feelings The Associated Press con-
thestudysaid. athletes Len Bias and Don Rogers will He suggested that the ban begin by here, the University officially barred tributed to this story.
STEVE HNAT, a drug abuse coun- raise disapproval of the drug. everycollege writing to his students _ss__ry.
selor at Ann Arbor Consultation Ser- this summer and saying, "Welcome
vices, feels the study may have even HNAT, however, thinks that Bias' back for your studies in Septemberoh *
underestimated cocaine use on cam- and Rogers' deaths add the glamour but no drugs on campus. None. Period Il al
Pus. that attracts so many people to the This policy will be enforced by deans
Both he and Lloyd Johnston, one of drug. He blames the media for not and adminstrators and advisors and
the ISR researchers, cited the drug's doing more to deglamorize cocaine, faculty strictly but fairly." Vol. XCVI - No. 8-S
availability as a reason for its high The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967 X) is published Friday during the
usage. Johnston said half of the spring and summer terms and Monday through Friday during the fall
students in the study said cocaine is and winter terms. Subscription rates: May through August-$5.00 in Ann
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Johnston and Hnat also agreed that city.
myths about cocaine use and society's The Michigan Daily is a member of the Associated Press and subscribes
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drug's popularity. They point, for The summer Daily is in great
example, to the myth that cocaine is Editor in Chief .......... JERRY MARKON Arts Editors...........NOELLE BROWER
not addictive. "Cocaine is the most demand, so share the good news Associate Rewrite Editor ......BROBEARLE BETH FERTIG
addictive drug available in large sup- F 'd KERRY MURAKAMI ia Arts Editor .. . REBECCACHUNG
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