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August 07, 1987 - Image 4

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Michigan Daily Summer Weekly Summer Weekly, 1987-08-07

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Computer kick-off to

provide
By CATHERINE KIM
Organizers are anxiously awaiting
the return of the computer truck
this fall that will provide University
students, faculty, and staff with dis
counts of 42 percent or more or
several different types of systems.
Order forms for The Compute
Kick-off 1987 Sale will be accepter
starting next week and unti
September 25, with an extra $5(
charge for orders received after the
deadline.The computers will be dis
tributed from October 9-11.
The University will offer Apple
IBM, and Zenith data systems. Las
February, only Macintosh Plus sys
tems were sold. Dealers participating
in the sale include ComputerLand o
Ann Arbor, Inacomp Compute
~,'.Center-Ann Arbor, Today's Coin
puter Business Center and th
Learning Center, LTD.
Daily Photo by SCOTT LITUCHY According to Gregory Marks
LSA Senior Wayne Stapleton works on a Macintosh Plus deputy vice-provost for informatio
computer in the Microcomputer Education Center. It is one and technology, "The computer sal
of the models that will be sold at Computer Kickoff this held in February was very success
fall. ful. The large-scale distributio

fall discounts
worked out well, as did the delivery." But Cynthia Every, General
g Close to 1,700 computers were sold, Manager of Rent-A-Byte, said, "Of
s well beyond the goal of 1,500 ter- course the dealers will be undercut,
y minals. since (students, staff and faculty) can
- He does not know how many buy computers cheaper than we can."
n computers will be sold in the fall. According to Tom Diroff, owner
"February's computer sale was of Technology Partners, "Sure (the
r beautifully organized. It positively sale) hurts the market but the Uni-
d affected our sales. It seems silly not versity offers benefits to local dealers
1 to buy because those eligible which makes participation very at- i
0 (students, faculty, and staff) can buy tractive. They take a certain dollar
e the computers cheaper than the deal- amount off of every computer, and
- ers can," said Nancy Reding, put it into a pot. Then we divide the
. manager at Learning Center, LTD. Pot.
Reding added, "For this sale, we Technology Partners will be par-
t won't have to lug the computers up ticpating in the truckload distribu-
- to the fifth floor of the hospital." lion i the fall.
g The sale will be held at the Colise- Diroff said that from a computer
f um on the corner of Hill and Fifth standpoint "the offerings for this
r streets. year's sale are strong. Not in any
- Dealers not participating have sense are they obsolete. For in-
e mixed reactions about the effects of stance, IBM has just announced its
the sale on their businesses. Marvin new Model 25 line, the newest, lat-
, Davis, Sales Manager of Ulrich's est, and greatest in computers." The
n Electronics, said, "February's sale Model 25 will be offered in the sale.
e didn't hurt our sales. If people need "We hope to make this a fairly
- computers, they will buy them any- regular thing. We'd like to hold it
n way." annually.' said Marks.

Ann Arbor police dispute brutality
By MARY CHRIS JAKLEVIC he said. the incident. place outside the N
Student complaints of police Lunsford, who ordered 30 police He added another alleged victim of Ballroom, and Thursday
brutality during a "sweep" at last officers to disperse a crowd of more brutality misidentified the officer crowd tried to tip over anc
month's Art Fair conflict with than 1,000 fairgoers July 25, said he that may have assaulted him. The car.
accounts of some of the accused believes some of the brutality student, LSA senior Jim Lamb, was "Who knew what to e)
officers, according to Ann Arbor charges may have come from hit in the back of the knees with an Friday night?" asked Lunsf
Deputy Chief Walter Lunsford. students who are angry that police unidentified object. He said he was added that he expected moi
"I think we may have some cases broke up the gathering. afraid to turn around and look at the to gather on Friday night
of people who have complained that "I'm not really prepared to say officer, adding that he could only see other two nights.
need to be investigated, but if we've what the validity of the complaints the officer's nameplate. Lunsford also said an
got people who are making spurious have been, but I have a number of Lunsford said the police felt the found a poster that Friday
allegations, that's not right either," officers who have come forward and potential for violence from corner of Church and
said some strange things have Wednesday's crowd - the biggest
hapLun rd sa the officer accused nighttime crowd of the Fair's S tu d e ni
of hitting a bystander in the groin history- was high, especially since
with a flashlight was carrying a teenage gangs from the Ann Arbor
harmless mini-flashlight equal to the area reputedly have started carrying Cit IZe ns
size of a magic marker at the time of guns. That night a knife fight took
0 (Coninuedfrom Pagee1)
Monday meeting.
DEPARTMENT STORE BUYOUTS AT "We're as concerned ab
Q RIBS : TREMENDOUS SAVINGS. U! TO 90% OFFS of the allegations as everyb
CHICKEN E E U A G . T 9in town,"said Jernigan.
SH RIMP ORIGINAL PRICES YOU HAVE TO SEE Merchants and organize
0.SAFO GN L RCSVArtFairs are also expected
D SEAFOODSTHE SAVINGS TO BELIEVE IT! at the special meeting. T
worried that the crowds, wh
oIDE ORDERS llege students fine quality been getting bigger every y
sportswear starting at $6.00. damage the fairs' appeal.
GE R'S Men's designer clothes and They say that fairgoe
CARRY - OUTS / women's summer dresses gathered at the intersectioi
OR DELIVERY SERVICE starting at $10.00.
" PARTY TRAY SERVICE Designer labels also on blankets,
linens, flatware, and other Now Le
apartment accessories.
" IFormal dresses starting Efficiencies - C
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'complaints
ectarine University stating, "Last night
night a (Thursday) the police or Nazis
occupied physically beat peaceful Ann Arbor
citizens! Tonight we take back
xpect on Church Street!" There were no
ford who brutality charges filed for the action
re people on Thursday.
than the Officers dispersed crowds in the
same area on Wednesday and
officer Thursday nights, although they were 4
near the not as large as the crowd on Friday
South night.
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CP committee

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past several years because of its
proximity to Rick's American Cafe
and Good Time Charley's, as'well as
two liquor stores.
"We need to find a way to stop it.
It's grown out of proportion," said
Terry Chase, the owner of the
Steeplechase clothing store on South
University and a member of the
South University merchants' associ-
ation.

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