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The Michigan Daily -Monday, March 25, 1991 - Page 3

Woman sexually
assaulted in home


,By Tami Pollak
*aily Crime Reporter
An Ann Arbor woman was sexu-
ally assaulted in her home early Sat-
urday morning.
According to Ann Arbor police
reports, at about 10 a.m. Saturday, a
man raped his ex-girlfriend after she
let him into her apartment on the
1400 block of Hubbard.
The man fell asleep after the inci-
dent and he left after he awoke, the
report said.
The woman was treated and re-
leased at the University Hospital
emergency room following the inci-
dent, reports said.
Investigations are still continu-
Other crimes occurring in Ann
Arbor include:
n Ann Arbor police were on hand
* fbr a Nazi demonstration at Swift
Run Park Saturday afternoon.
The police were notified of the
event in advance, and met a van car-
rying 30 demonstrators at Arborland,
reports said.
After being escorted to the park,
the 30 demonstrators then spoke for
about 45 minutes, and were re-es-
corted out of town.
Reports said there were no
- In further Neo-Nazi news, Nazi
graffiti was found on an entrance to
Mary Markley Hall last week.
. According to reports from the
University's Department of Safety
and Security (DPSS), the graffiti
was found scrawled on an entrance
The graffiti must have been
washed off fairly quickly however,
since no Markley resident contacted
confirmed the vandalism.
Building Director Mary
Hummel was unavailable for com-
ment last night.
Vontinued from page 1
Administration, also described the
rpcession as "of a shallow variety. "
It is less deep than the recession of
the early 1980s - the most severe
of the eight since World War II-
he said
He explained students from
technical backgrounds - such as
engineering and accounting - will
lie better off than LSA graduates.
He also said the Midwestern and
Southeastern economic regions are
fairing better than New England
and California.
McCracken attributed the reces-
sion to tight Federal Reserve mone-
tary policies in 1990 and the Persian
Gulf crisis. This crisis caused a de-
cline in "consumer confidence" - a
measure correlated to consumer
spending, hurting an already vulner-
able economy.
Students at the Business school
are more anxious than usual, said

Ann Arbor police arrested a
man for armed assault at about 2
a.m. Friday morning on the 300
block of Maynard.
The man was arrested after an of-
ficer saw him involved in a
The incident is under investiga-
tion, reports said.
The "30 minutes or free" rule
took on new meaning this weekend
when a pizza delivery person was at-
tacked by two unknown suspects af-
ter making a delivery.
Friday morning, just after 1 a.m.
two unknown attackers approached
the departing pizza person from op-
posite directions.
One suspect then pushed the de-
livery person to the ground while
the other went through the victim's
The victim was able to kick one
of the suspects in the face and told
police that the attacker probably
suffered some kind of facial injury.
The suspects were last seen flee-
ing southbound away from the
apartment complex, Ann Arbor po-
lice reports said.
A student was hit by a car
when crossing the street in front of
University Hospitals early last
Tuesday evening.
LSA junior Paul Levine said he
was out for a run at about 5 p.m.
Tuesday afternoon when, while
crossing carefully in a cross walk,
he was hit by a car.
"People are always complaining
about students crossing the street,
but they really have no regard for
pedestrians," Levine said.
Levine suffered a broken fibula
and head lacerations as a result of
the incident.
He intends to press charges.
Assistant Director of Recruiting
Sandy Grabczynski. However, she
did not believe any more students
than usual would graduate without
a solidified job.
"What recruiters have always
said about Michigan MBAs and
BBAs is that they're very hard-
working, down to earth, feet on the
ground, roll up the sleeves type
More students do not appear to
be turning to University graduate
schools in order to solve job search
difficulties even though both the
Business School and Rackham have
received more applications than they
did last year at the same time.
Natalie Grinblatt, assistant di-
rector of Admissions and Student
Services at the Business School, said
the increase was consistent with an-
nual trends. Rackham Assistant
Dean Homer Rose attributed his
school's increase to a growing sense
that the job market will open up for
Ph.D.s within the next few years.

by Andrew Levy
Daily Staff Reporter

A nearly-full Hill Auditorium
was host yesterday to the 68th An-
nual Honors Convocation, paying
tribute to the academic achievements
of the University's top-ranked stu-
Honorees included James B. An-
gell Scholars, those with a perfect
academic record for two or more
terms; Class Honors recipients, with
at least a 3.5 GPA for 1990; and
winners of William J. Branstrom
Prizes, first-year students in the top
5 percent of their class.
Following the presentation of the
honorees, remarks were made on be-
half of the students, the faculty, and
the regents.
Michel Oksenberg, a University
political science prof. and the direcr
tor of the Center for Chinese Stud-
ies, lightened the mood of the cere-
mony with his comments.
"If universities vied in academic
competition as they do in athletics
... there is no question in my mind
that (the students) here would lead us
... to the Final Four," Oksenberg
University President James Dud-
erstadt, who spoke on behalf of the
University's Board of Regents, said-
"In a sense, our pleasure and pride is
not only for your individual
achievements,'but as well for your
collective role in reflecting and sus-
taining the values and goals upon
which this University is based."

Bearly speaking/
Ann Arbor resident Robert Woelk decides whether to say hello to Mama Bear Berenstein outside Border's
IBookstore Saturday afternoon. Mama and Papa Berenstein are EMU sorority members promoting the Humane
'Society and the Berenstein Bears childrens' books.
Ann Arbor gardening gr oup

What's happening in Ann Arbor today

by Lynne Cohn
Daily City Reporter
Ann Arbor may not be a rural
community, but Project Grow mem-
bers are making sure Ann Arbor
doesn't lose the "Arbor."
Project Grow, founded in 1971
and based in the Leslie Science
Center on Traver Rd., is a non-profit
organization that provides Ann
Arbor residents with an opportu-
nity to learn about and experience
"S hortly after I was elected in
April 1971, one of my constituents,
Susan Drake, called to ask for help
because she and some of her neigh-
bors wanted room for a victory gar-
den," said Councilmember Nelson
Meade (D-Third Ward).
A gardener for 18 years, Meade
recalls Project Grow's first years
fondly. "Susan had a lot of visions
of the role that community gardens
could have where a variety of people
- old, young, Black, white - could
get together and break down the
racial barriers that sometimes pre-
vent people from getting ac-
quainted," he said.
This year Project Grow cele-
brates its 20th anniversary. It has
implemented gardening programs in
Ann Arbor Public Schools and
other community centers, and it
provides workshops for interested
University students have an op-
portunity to work with Project
Grow through Project Community,
a sociology course that awards
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destroyed during the seven-month
Iraqi occupation.
Other American soldiers are
occupying part of southern Iraq,
where they are keeping an eye on
Saddam's Hussein's troops.
Powell reportedly said last
week in Washington that U.S.
forces will stay on to keep the
pressure on Saddam "for some
months to come."
In recent newspaper reports,
Powell was quoted as saying
American forces would stay in Iraq
until the Arab nations in the re-
gion, including Saudi Arabia and
Kuwait, establish a regional secu-
rity force.
But Schwarzkopf said yesterday
he had discussed the matter with
Powell and that "there probably
was a slight misstatement."
"We're prepared to stay in Iraq
as long as we have to, but, of
course, we're not expecting to stay
there very long," he told reporters
after an awards ceremony honoring
French officers in the allied forces.
"The ninn i that igt asoon as

community growth
credit to students for working in own food rather than buying it from
the community. the stores."
"I learned a lot about compost- Eckstein remembered the pro-
ing," said Brian Lewis, an Art gram's early years, when University
School junior. "It is a process where students were heavily involved
you put things from the garden in a with Project Grow.
pile and set up conditions where it "It would be nice if more stu-
can break down naturally - to cre- dents got involved now," he said.
ate more nutrient-rich soil." "There used to be a lot of people
Lewis said he enjoyed his experi- who lived in co-ops and apartments
ence with Project Grow. "It was re- who didn't have space to garden."
ally nice to get out of the classroom Former Project Grow director
and get experience working with Lois Eckstein said, "I love garden-
people, especially the people at ing and I always had a lot of regard
Project Grow - they were very nice for Project Grow and wanted to get
and knowledgeable in gardening," involved."
he added. Eckstein began part-time as the
Project Grow sponsors food Youth Garden Program Co-
drives to distribute edibles grown ordinator in 1984, where she or-
'It would be nice if more students got involved
now. There used to be a lot of people who lived
in co-ops and apartments who didn't have
space to garden'
- Robert Eckstein, Fifth Ward Candidate

'U' to study

by community gardeners. Project
Grow also hosts a Composting
Club and a Beekeeping Club for area
Fifth Ward Democratic candi-
date Robert Eckstein said Project
Grow has broadened its scope to in-
clude more than just giving garden
"I think Project Grow is typical
of Ann Arbor," he said. "It repre-
sents the qualities and values people
have here - wanting to have organi-
cally-grown food and provide their

ganized gardening projects for chil-
dren. She became program director
in 1985.
Eckstein said Project Grow is
not unique to this community.
"However, Project Grow in Ann
Arbor is one of the few to continue
as a non-profit organization."
Eckstein said residents in most
city areas who are interested in gar-
dening enjoy "being part of a com-
munity group learning from other
individuals how to grow food or-

effects of
Gulf War
by Garrick Wang
Daily Staff Reporter
There has been much speculation
about the Persian Gulf War's effect
on the American electorate, but a
University study is planning to put
its finger on the pulse of the
American public.
The National Elections Studies
(NES), a unit of the University's
Institute for Social Research (ISIS),
will conduct a nationwide survey
this summer to study public opinion
related to the war in the Persian
"The aim here is to determine the
long term consequences of the w4,'
Political Science Prof. Donald Kind~r
said. "We would also like to know -if
President Bush will be able to su9-
tain the remarkable popularity he is
enjoying after the war."
Political Science Prof. and head .f
the study, Steven Rosenstone sai,
"Understanding the public's asses.
ment of the war is a weigh station "i
the road to the more important objet-
tive of understanding how war shapes
the future course of national polk
tics." He added that the study will
also determine if the partisan debate
before the war will shift public sip
port toward the Republicans.
The study - beginning this JU4O
and consisting of telephone inte-
views - will be administered to
2,000 eligible voters who best repre
sent the American population. Thy
respondents participated in an in-pep-
son NES survey shortly after -tht
1990 elections. They were asked tp
give their opinions about the war,
American foreign policy, the
President, and the two major politic-
cal parties.
"We would like to determine if
the same people changed their view
about American foreign policy, the
President, and political parties from
last fall," Kinder said.
Rosenstone said starting the study
in June will allow the sample popu-
lation time to consider the informa.
tion and hear opposing views aboul
the war. _
Kinder said the interviews will be
conducted from ISR and will tal
less than an hour to complete. Eadh
respondent will receive a modest gift
and a respondent report about the
He added that NES is making id-
quiries about receiving research funds
from private foundations to help dc

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?eople of Color Against War &
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Afro-American Studies Lounge, 5:00.
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;Coalition (UMAASC), weekly mtg. E.
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Students Against U.S. Intervention
:in the Middle East (SAUSI), weekly
mtg. Hutchins Hall, rm 220, 8 p.m.
Women In Communications, Inc,
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Frieze, 5 p.m.
AACDARR, mtg and clinic defense
training. East Quad, 52 Greene, 6:30.
IBM Users Group, mtg. Union,
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"Reappraising the Role of the
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"The Battle of Mount Tabor," Dr.
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