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Page 4 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, August 12, 1988
Housing staffers
say firings unfair
BY RYAN TUTAK three other security officers tackled
Two University students em- and handcuffed him when he tried to
ployed by the Housing Division were escape.
fired Wednesday after clashing with Newingham said one officer tried
several housing security officers the to handcuff him the second time he
night before. was down, but before thatcould hap-
But the students said the firing pen, two Ann Arbor Police officers
was unjustified, because they were arrived, questioned the students, and
found innocent and said the officers confiscated the vacuum cleaners.
used unnecessary force. Sgt. Jan Suomala said the AAPD
Recent LSA graduate Marty New- verified that the vacuum cleaners
ingham and LSA junior Wiley don't belong to the University.
Boulding said they were walking to Newingham said Housing Divi-
Newingham's house Tuesday night sion Security Manager Joel Allan
when three security officers stopped told them they were fired from their
and questioned them about two vac- jobs as painters' helpers for creating
uum cleaners they were carrying. a conflict with other staff - the se-
Newi gham said he told the offi- curity officers. Newingham added that
cers the vacuum cleaners belonged to none of the security officers were
Boulding's fraternity. Boulding de- fired.
nied he stole the vacuum cleaners. Allan was unavailable for com-
But Newingham said Officer Harris ment.
began to shove him, and finally Newingham and Boulding have
pushing him into a flower bed. filed assault charges against the Uni-
Tn theme nntimnR nOn1in,-ii, ca versitv with the AAPD.

Lisa Marshall
left photo), a
witness to the
assault, joins
:he other
n a chant.
Suzy Bibona
and Susan
below), from
ilso joined
:he protest.

e Department and several other city
Police officias.
Corbett said Wednesday he would
Continued from Page 1 be happy to meet with the group, and
motivated assaults against minori- added his department will investigate
ties; the incident.
-developing sensitivity training But several speakers at the rally
programs and review boards to mon- said they do not expect the police to
itor police behavior; and change.
-improving security on Ann Arbor "We're not going to protect
streets. ourselves by... demanding that (a
Myers said she will push for a police officer) protect us," said Unit-
September meeting to discuss the ed Coalition Against Racism mem-
demands with Police Chief William ber Cathy Cohen. "We're going to...
Corbett, City Councilmember Ann protect ourselves and survive and
Marie Coleman (D-lst Ward), Ann thrive in this society and in this
Arbor Human Rights Commission town by looking at the people around
Chair Helen Gallagher, Raymond you, because these are the people
Chauncey of the Human Rights who are going to protect you."

T h of other units in Tower Plaza. tenants said they have had to move
Ie 'I rTenants have also complained for as long as two weeks.
about the hassle of moving out of The AATU said it is illegal and
Continued from Page 3 their homes for non-specified unfair for the owners of Tower Plaza
ants. Jeri Schneider, an LSA senior amounts of time. to make tenants move Out of an
and member of AATU, said tenants Although letters were sent to apartment they are renting.
are also upset because they must pay Tower Plaza residents asking them to Schneider said tenants have no le-
$84 to receive phone service in their "move from the unit for the full three gal obligation to move for construc-
temporary housing - which consists to four days during construction," tion.

The Calendar
of The University of Michigan

The calendar combines meeting, lecture workshop and con-
ference announcements with other events happening each week
on campus. It is based on The University Record calendar, and
is open to all University sponsored groups and organizations
recognized by the Michigan Student Assemb/y. Items must be
submitted in writing by 5 p.m. the Tuesdac before publication.
Address all information to: Marcia More , publications
assistant, Universitc Record, 412 Maynard St. Asterisk (*)
denotes events to which admission is charged.
Gay Liberation--Coffee House, "Brothers," 8 pm, Guild
House, 802 Monroe St. 763-4156.
AA Film Coop--Film, The American Friend, 7 & 9:30 pm,
MLB 4, 769-7787.
*Crest Club--Trip, "A Day in Detroit." Reg req. 517-773-
*ICLE-Video course, "Advanced Estate Planning Institute," 9
am-5 pm, 1020 Greene St. Reg req. 764-0533.
*Zen Buddhist Temple--3-day Intro Meditation Retreat begs,
7 pm, 1214 Packard Rd. Reg req. 761-6520

*Ruthven Planetarium Theatre--Show: "Voyager 2 at
Uranus," 2 & 3 pm. loc 4th fl Nat Sci Mus, comer Geddes-
Washtenaw. 764-0478.
Lowbrow Astronomers--Star party, begs at sunset, Peach
Mount Observatory. 434-5668.
*Rec Sports--3-day Women's Club Championship begs,
Radrick Farms Golf Course. Call for tee time, 763-7040.
Zen Buddhist Temple--See Aug 7.
URuthven Planetarium Theatre--See Aug 7.
Univ Lutheran Chapel--Ste Aug 7.
Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament--Slide show,
P Ponvert, "Visit to Nicaragua: An Empowering Experience,"
7:30 pm, St Aidan's/Northside Church, 1679 Broadway. 761-
*Mich Union--Concert, "Bonnie Raitt and Her Band," 8 pm,
Power Ctr, 763-5117.

Integrity--See Aug 1.
Lesbian & Gay Rights Organizing Committee
(LaGROC)--See Aug 2.
*ICLE--Lec, "Domestic Relations," 9 am-noon &, 1:30-4:30 pm,
1020 Greene St, Reg req. 764-0533.
Univ Lutheran Chapel--See Aug 3.
*Zen Buddhist Temple--See Aug 3.
*ICLE--Lec, "Probate and Probate Administration," 9 am-noon
& 1:30-4:30 pm, 1020 Greene St. Reg req. 764-0533.
Rackham Grad Sch--Sem on workings of Acad Svos of the
Grad Sch, 12:45-4 pm, Rackham Amphi. Reg req. 764-8129.
*Std Woodshp--"Wkshp, "Bent Laminations, " 7-11 pm,
SAB. 763-4025.
His House Christian Fellowship--Bible study, singing &
prayer, 7:30-9 pm, 925 E Ann.
*ICLE--Lec, "Acquisitioi and Financing of Real Property," 9
am-noon & 1:30-4:30 pm, 1020 Greene St, Reg req. 764-

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