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Vol. C1, Np.70

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Wednesday, January 9, 1991

by Tami Pollak
Daily Crime Reporter
The majority of a random sam-
plirg of students said they opposed
the deputization of a University se-
curity force in a survey conducted by
The Michigan Daily,The Michigan
Re iew, and Consider magazine.
puring the last week of Novem-
ber end the first weeks of December,
the publications conducted a survey
of undergraduate students. On seven
in GSL
by EBethany Robertson
Daily Government Reporter
Funds for the Guaranteed Student
Loan Program could be increased by
millicns of dollars and the entire
loan process simplified if the Bush
admin istration eliminates commer-
cial banks in the loan system.
U ider the current program, which
loas $10 to $13 billion to students
each year, students receive funds
through ?ommercial lenders insured
by the ederal government.
The government then increases
the lender's rate of return on new
loains by 3.25 percent above market
in terest rates.
By eliminating the role of com-
nmercial lenders, the government
would no longer have to pay banks
the extra 3.25 percent and would
save hunadreds of millions of dollars
that would become available as addi-
t ional loan money, said Tom Butts,
d irector of the University's Washing-
ton, D.C. office.
"Money that would have gone to
the banks would be available to help
stutdents," Butts said.
University Director of the Office
of F nan.ial Aid Harvey Grotrian
See LOAN, Page 2

different days, ballots were dis-
tributed to students from all colleges
as they exited from CRISP.
The ballots asked students
whether they agreed, disagreed, or
had no opinion about the statement
"The University should have a depu-
tized security force on campus."
Out of 3,047 students, 52 percent
(1,583) answered that they disagreed
with deputization, 29.4 percent (897)
marked that they agreed with the



oppose deputizati

measure, and 18.6 percent (567) had
no opinion.
The poll was conducted using
methods suggested by experts at the
Institute for Social Research (ISR)
The ISR calculated the poll's margin
of error to be approximately 1.6 per-
University administrators, while
acknowledging the poll's results,
said the statistics would not affect
deputization plans.

"A poll will not have any effect
at all," said Regent Deane Baker (R-
Ann Arbor). "The decision has been
made, and the process is already un-
derway to establish a police force."
Walter Harrison, executive direc-
tor of University relations, said he
was not surprised by the number of
students who said they were against
the deputization plan.
He added, "We chose to have a
University police force because we

thought it was the most effective
way to reduce crime. I hope that in a
couple years more students will see
that this was the right decision."
Michigan Student Assembly
President Jennifer Van Valey was
not surprised by the poll's outcome
either. "I've always thought that at
least a majority were against deputi-
As to the administration's deci-
sion not to re-evaluate deputization

plans in accordant
outcome, Van Va zc,
ignored everything clse
ways come up with son
to listen to the studem
they are really shooting
in the foot... because
they're going to have
whether they want to or :
Student opinion scee.
these sentiments.





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Associated Press
Secretary of State James Baker
and Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz
will conduct today in Geneva the
highest-level talks between the two
nations since the beginning of the
gulf crisis, and the United States said
the meeting may be the last chance
for peace.
In Geneva, Aziz said it was pre-
mature to comment on the talks. But
he added: "Iraq is open to a genuine
exchange of views about the situa-
tion in the whole region... If there is




a genuine, sincere, serious intention
to make peace in the whole Middle
East, we are ready to reciprocate."
Baker conferred with German
Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich
Genscher and German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl in Bonn, Germany,
yesterday, and said of the Geneva
talks: "I think this is the last, best
chance for a peaceful, political
Earlier yesterday in Paris, Baker
said he remained hopeful that the
Geneva talks could produce a break-

through. Bu
would be no r
Aziz reite':
fusal to bud6
U.S. concess1
to link his w
to Israel's wimhdra
Strip and West B;
refused to discuss a
President Bush
sem must be offesi
inducements to ge,
he lobbied a divx

Regents approve 5% salai
hike for President DuderstaIt

by Henry Goldblatt
Daily Administration Reporter
To conserve money in light of
anticipated state funding cuts, the
University's Board of Regents ap-
proved a smaller raise for University
President James Duderstadt than for
other administrators and faculty. The
raise wa's approved at the regents'
December meeting.
Duderstadt will receive a five per-
cent raise, compared to other Univer-
sity administrators and faculty who
will receive a five and one-half per-
cent raise which was approved in
September. The raise will save the
University $800.
The raise will increase Duder-

stadt's salary from $162,839 to
$170,981 and will be retroactive
from the beginning of the fiscal
year, Sept. 1.
"The president agreed to a less
than average salary increase with the
University facing tough budgetary
constraints," said Regent Philip
Power (D-Ann Arbor).
The regents concurred that they
would have liked to give the presi-
dent a larger raise, but budgetary
constraints prevented it.
"The level of the raise is in re-
sponse to the University's tough fi-
nancial situation," Power said. "It
does not indicate a lack of confidence
the board has in the President."

AP Photo
Snow rider
Kevin Tenske, 3, tries to fitd some open sidewalk to ride his tricycle on
near his home in Lansing, Mich.


'M' bowls over critics

in New
the Gato Bowl unfolded ve
on New Year's Day, a q
lingered: ?ould this be Mic
Could the Wolverines
march up and down the
will against Mississippi an
a 35-3 victory appear close
should have been?
Could the Wolverines
pile up a Hamnmerin' Hank
715 yards of total offense?
For the h' ichigan fani
seeing three yards and thre
at a time, the game proN
wonderful viewing cat
Where the Wulverines usu
gage in rough-and-tumbl(
team-to-14-points-wins ty
ties, they made this gam
ball's equivalent of battin
ESPN gave the Most V
Player award to the entir
sive line. Very generous
Yet, why stop there? Elvi
and his four touchdown pa
Desmond Howard and his
to make the Ole Miss sec
look downright foolish c
make strong cases for th
ning the award.
Or how about the cla
Unli..~o ..A . A-PnVV D

Year's victory
. - As While Mississippi coach Billy
ry early Brewer was busy extolling the
uestion virtues of the Wolverines the week
higan? leading up to the game, Michigan
really was strictly business. /
field at "I think this is as confident an
d make attitude since we've been here,"
r than it Howard said. "We haven't really
been out of our hotel since we've
really been here because we looked at
c-record this as a business trip, but now
business is over so I can go out."
used to The team had learned the dan-
e points gers of letting up on an inferior
vided a team and allowing it to stay
tharsis. within striking distance of a vic-
ally en- tory. Mental and physical break-
e, first- downs allowed Michigan State and
pe bat- Iowa to upset the Wolverines'
ie foot- quest for a national championship
ig prac- earlier in the season.
As a result, Michigan started
aluable the season as the best 3-3 team in
e offen-, the history of football and finished
indeed. it with another respectable, yet
s Grbac unspectacular top ten finish in the
sses and polls. The regular season ended
ability with fans and players asking
condary themselves what might have been.
an also On New Year's Day, though,
eir win- the team played as if to crush any
"if onlys" or "what ifs." It played
aim Jon as if it were tired of being talked
,ran no hnnt in the -nhinnrtivP Rv not

The University is exp-ct a oe
percent cut in .state apprcp 'AiOns
this year.
"The raise shows he's doig a
good job and therefore, we , ray-
ing him accordingly," said gent
Neal Neilsen (R-Brighton).
The president's raise doe ,t ex
ceed the budget allotment ifr facult\
raises, Power said.
The regents decided a.
necessary to keep Duderst
cially in line with other Un
administrators. 'The ,a-se
signed to keep in poa, 'y wi
raises that every one g Ns,"
See RAISE, Page 3
bid for
by David Rheingold
Daily City Reporter
Democratic City Councilmember
Liz Brater announced her candidacy for
Ann Arbor city mayor on Dec. 18.
Brater, who represents the third ward,
will run against two-term incumbent
Mayor Jerry Jernigan (R-Fourth Ward)
in the April election.
Jernigan, who has served as mayor
for the past four years and held a seat
on the city council for five years prior
to his tenure as mayor, could not be
reached for comment.
Brater plans to focus on the city's
residents in her campaign. "I'm very
concerned that the citizens of Ann
Arbor get the best possible services
for the money they're paying," she
"The roads are crumbling; the
parking structures are held up by two
by fours... We need to take a really
hard look at what we're doing in City
Hall and find out how we can do a
better job," Brater said.
Aside from the physical condition
of the roadways, Brater said she wants
to make the streets safe in more than
one way. One of her primary goals is
to reduce crime in Ann Arbor.
Councilmember Jerry Schleicher
(R-Foun Ward) said he believed
Brater':E rv n the citv's infrasrm;-

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