Page 8-The Michigan Daily-Friday, July 28,1989
Students to be taxed extra
to pay back MSA deficit
BY TARANEH SHAFII
After a morning of heated discus- the University-there would be "no
sion and three amendments to the qualms about raising tuition," he
original proposal, the University's said.
Board of Regents approved with a Regent Deane Baker (R - Ann
vote of 4 to 3 next year's budget for Arbor) questioned University funding
the Michigan Student Assembly, of the Ann Arbor Tenants' Union,
last week. also a subdivision of MSA, because
For one year, students will be of their support of rent control.
taxed an extra 49 cents, in addition "Every part of MSA is a relevant
to the current student fee of $6.28 part," argued Williams. "If we don't
per term, to revenue capital for a get a loan ... we shut down student
$50,000 cash deficit accumulated by services."
MSA over the last three years.
"We know of no other way to
approach it," said Henry Johnson, University funding of this
vice-president for student ces on the terms that the M
who has been meeting with ontetemShaAh
representatives. against the University an
But regent Neal Neilson (R - universities equally suppo
Brighton) called the 49 cent tax
"preposterous" and suggested that the
MSA administration should ask Regent Thomas Roach (D -
Student Legal Services, an MSA Saline) pointed out that the proposed
subdivision, to cut its budget to help 1989-90 MSA budget shows sub-
pay the deficit. stantial cuts in all departments.
"Why do we keep taxing our stu- The amended proposal allocated
dents so much money all of the monies to MSA for one year instead
time?" said Neilson. "Why are we so of the three-year charge request.
generous with our students' money?" As part of the same proposal the
MSA President Aaron Williams regents approved a 35 cent per term
said that the regents "blew a lot of student charge to fund the Michigan
things out of proportion." He added Collegiate Coalition, a student orga-
that the tax is a "piddling" amount nization that lobbies for student
compared to the increase in tuition. causes at a state and national level,
If the deficit had occurred within for a second year.
University funding of this orga-
nization is provided on the terms
that the MCC never take a stand
against the University and that other
public state universities equally sup-
port the coalition.
Neilson and Baker both voiced
concern that these terms were not be-
Baker said that he suspects the
MCC supports the equity concept in
organization is provided
4CC never take a stand
id that other public state
rt the coalition.
state funding for public universities.
"We offer a more expensive edu-
cation and a better education in many
ways," than other state universities,
Baker added that when the MCC
approached the regents for funding
last year they were specifically in-
structed that under no circumstances
were they to work against the K g coolHAN/Daly
University's interests. Keeping c Q
Rerstiefromts.In the hot weather local kids beat the heat and make a wish at the
Representatives from MCC could fountain outside the Union.
not be reached for comment.
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Gay Liberation- "Brothers" Coffee House, 8 pm, 802 Monroe
HRD -Single parent support group, noon-1 pm, 1111 Kipke Dr.
Reg req, 764-7410.
U-M-FLint- Reading, Young Writers Academy, 7 pm, U Ctr
Low Brow Astron - Mtg, 7:30 pm, Peach Mtn Observa. 434-
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*HRD -Wkshps: "Hiring Students and Temporary Staff, 8:30
am-noon; "Introduction to University Stores," 8 am-noon.
tilt Kipke Dr. Reg req. 764-7410.
*Comput Ctr -Classes:rdBase m IPlus Pt, 8:30 am-12:30 pm;
COA Adv Author, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, 3001 SEB. Reg req.
Low Brow Astron Public open house-Star Party, sunset,
Peach Mtn Observa. 434-2574 (subj to cancel if sky not clear
Radrick Farms 1989 Match Play Men's Club
Stdt Woodshop- Safety class for new shop users, pt 1, 9-11
am, SAB, 763-4025.
Univ. Lutheran Chapel- Bible study, 8 am; worship, 9 am,
1511 Washtenaw. 663-5560.
Zen Buddhist Temple -Meditation & svc, 5-7 pm, 1214
Radrick Farms 1989 Match Play Men's Club
Stdt Woodshop - Safety class for new shop users, pt 2, 11
am-1 pm, SAB. 763-4025.
Canterbury House-Lesbian-gay men's community open house,
8:45 pm, 218 N Division. 665-0606.
U-M-Flint-Junior Academy of Music begs, 5th-8th grade,
audition req, 762-3377.
Sch Music-Carillon concert, C Collins, 7 pm, Burton Tower,
Sch Art-Brown-bag lec, "Meeting with Ourselves & Other
Strangers," J Eliyas, 12:15-1:30 pm, 2104 Art & Arch, 764-
*Comput Ctr-Classes: Lotus 1-2-3 Database, 10 am-noon;
Word Tables IBM, 1-3 pm; Word Gloss/Macs IBM, 3-5 pm;
Word Fmt/Gloss MAC, 1-4 pm, 3001 SEB. Reg req. 763-3700.
Zen Buddhist Temple-"Zen Meditation and Holistic Health: A
Personal Approach," M Leventer, 7:30 pm, 1214 Packard Rd,
LaGROC (Lesbian & Gay Men's Rights Organizing
Committee)-Mtg, 8 pm, Rm 3100 Mich Union, 763-4186.
WCBN/Lesbian & Gay Radio Collec-Talk show "Closets
are for Clothes," 6-7 pm, 88.3 FM, 763-3500/3501.
*Comput Ctr-Classes: Hypercard Lab, 10 am-noon; Excel
Databases, 1-3 pm.
*HRD-Wkshps: "A Positive Mental Attitude: For Better Stress
Management," 8:30 am-3 pm, 1111 Kipke Dr. Reg req. 764-
Dept Rec Sports-Devil's Lake Weekend Rockclimb, 7 pm,
NCRB Conf Rm, 764-3967.
*Turner Clinic-Rehab Class for visually impaired & blind,
1:30-3:30 pm, 1010 Wall St. Reg req. 764-2556.
Univ Lutheran Chapel-Supper, Devotions & Activities, 6
pm, 1511 Washtenaw 663-5560.
*HRD-Wkshps: "Advanced MBTI for Managers (day 2), 8:30 am-
noon; "How to Achieve Success: How to Get What You Really'
Want," (day 1), 8:30 am-noon; 1111 Kipke Dr. Reg req. 764-
7410 Sdt Woodshop-"Safety Class for New Shop Users,"
Pt. 1, 3-5 pm, SAB, 763-4025.
*Zen Buddhist Temple-Intro Zen meditation, S Murray, 6:30-
8:30 pm, 1214 Packard Rd, 761-6520.
Salting Club-Mtg: Sailing Instruct, 7:30 pm, 311 W. Engr.
*Comput Ctr-Classes: Word Prt Merge MAC, 10 am-noon;
Word Duts/Style MAC, 1-4 pm.
*HRD-Wkshps: "Intro to Career Planning: Self-Assessment &
Career Exploration," 8:30 am-noon; "Handling Angry Clients,"
9 am-3 pm; 1111 Kipke Dr. Reg reg. 764-7410.
Sdt Woodshop-"Safety Class for New Shop Users," Pt 2, 3-5
pm, SAB, 763-4025. .