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June 13, 1986 - Image 1

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Ninety-six years of editorialfreedom
ol. XCVI - No. 6-S ThMc *g- Ann Arbor, Michigan - Friday, June 13, 1986 Sixteen Pages
T'U may raise
banner lmt
SBy ELLEN FIEDLEHOLTZ As an alternative, Muenchow had
The University Administration ap- proposed eyebolts in the trees to
peared to compromise this week on a facilitate putting up and removing
May 2 mandate that limited banners the banners.
in the Diag to only 3 hung from pre He had also reiterated an earlier
designated poles. The revised policy proposal requiring students to leave a
may allow uptol .desposit - refundable when the ban-
The compromise was reached in a ners were removed - with the
meeting Wednesday between Univer- Michigan Advertising Works y
sity Planner Fred Mayer, who helped MAW, PART OF the University Of
issue the original mandate, and fice of Student Services, will put up
Michigan Student Assembly future banners under the new
President Kurt Muenchow. reulation
"WE'RE GOING TO provide more Both MAW and Office of Student
opportunity for the display of ban- Services officials expressed irritation
ners, said Mayer, who added that the at not being consulted in the decislon
additional banners "will be put up insa to issue the mandate. "There seems
manner not destructive for the lan- too little (banners)," said Thomas
dscape." He said most would be hung Easthope, associate vice president for
'on poles, with a limited number in the student services. I want to be
t .ressonble.
AaU versity officials had issued the MAW office clerk Jessica Miller
Daily Photo by ANDI SCHREIBER Urer cas h ad ise the said "this is our campus not the Of-
University graduate Doug Krause has been sponsored by various companies to do what he calls a "first ever" constituted a danger to students fice of Business Operation's The of-
feat: this summer he will attempt to windsurf around the world's largest navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. hanging them up, and detracted from fice officially issued the or-
"the aesthetics of the campus." der '" She encouraged students to op-
But student leaders protested, pose the new rules, saying, "the
saying the banners addcharacter and amount of opposition depends on how
U , adv enut~ re r sh oo s life to the center of campus. Diag apathetic the students are."
banners have traditionally advertised AND MUENCHOW is not the only
student events ranging from frater- student leader in opposition. "The
nity and sorority rush to political banners give the campus a per-
opreUtse WHO COULD not be sonality, and it's questionable what
MUN HO COaesthetics are in a barren area" said
reached for comment, insisted earlier Nik Bhatt, president of University Ac-
this week that the banner situation tivities Center (UAC).
By NANCY BRAIMAN decided to try to sailboard around to South America and he combined "is going to UAC accountant Jim Speta said the
Doug Krause is about to attempt Lake Titicaca in January. He was in- this desire with his interest in win- change. He also criticized the rule oulr for e oranizati for
what he calls a first ever feat. The spired by fellow graduate Steve dsurfing to come up with the Titicaca University administration for leaving turn to lother formst of advertisingd the
1986 University graduate is on his way Gayner, who was planning mountain adventure. To get it off the ground, he studelookin for alternatives to the three College Bowl - a costly and incon-
to La Paz, Bolivia with his sailboards treks to Peru. One of these trips is realized he needed sponsors. ' longralte t e ee ol,-acotl n c
to circumnavigate the world's highest currently underway. Krause convinced Windsurfing banner lmit. See'U',Page 12
navigable lake, Lake Titicaca. "Why not do a first ever kind of magazine to reserve space for articles
After three months of training on thing?" Krause said. "I'm not into on the trip. In return, sailboarding
Titicaca, Krause will spend about 20 tourism." manufacturers are supplying Krause
days making the 400-mile sail along "I want to be an adventurer, I want with the equipment since photographs
the shoreline. Titicaca is 12,600 feet to go where I can be challenged by of him in action will be used for
above sea level. things like sailing and climbing at publicity. His sponsors are Fun and
AN EXPERIENCED sailor and reallow expense." Function (F'), a California-based
windsurfer, Krause spontaneously KRAUSE ALREADY wanted to go See EX-STUDENT, Page 5a~
Tired panel finishes late report
By PHILIP LEVY teaching and research respon- dation, would cost around $1 million to
After three years of work - one sibilities. Members blame this burden fully implement. The large cost could
year more than expected - LSA's for the delay and the lack of specifics prove an obstacle as commission
Blue Ribbon Commission has finished in the report, although University members try to obtain money from
its long-awaited proposals for administrators have praised the 22- the University administration.
changes in the college. While com- page document. Responding to criticisms of the
mission members think they came up THE REPORT, which has not been quality of undergraduate education at
with solid ideas, some remain publicly released, proposes a series of the University, LSA deans and the
dissatisfied with the final report and SKILL (Skill and Knowledge in college's Executive Committee for- Daily Photo by AND SCHREiBER
the exhausting process of researching Lifetime Learning) courses that med the Blue Ribbon Commission in Amphibious
it. would attempt to make students think 1983 to examine issues such as
The commission faced what one critically. The SKILL plan, which demographics, curriculum, and Ann Arbor resident Dave Stockard relaxes on the edge of Fuller Pool. See
member called "an enormous task" commission members have called teaching quality. That year had also photostory, page is.
without a support staff or relief from their most significant recommen- See COMMISSION, Page 13

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