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The Michigan Daily -Friday, April 19,1991 - Page 3


You pee, you pay,
say MSU students


by Melissa Peerless
and Tami Pollak
gaily Staff Reporters
Leaking the lizard, quenching mother
nture, draining the vein, shaking the weasel.
Tinkling, wee-weeing, pecing.
Q No matter how you say it, urination is
something that should be kept behind closed
doors, or at least indoors.
At least that's what the officers at
* laichigan State University Department of
Public Safety (DPS) are saying.
e "I think they give out a couple tickets a
night" for public urination, said MSU junior
Craig Appel.
"My roommate has been caught for peeing
in public. He went to court and got fined $50.
He was thoroughly embarrassed in front of
tie courtroom because when they said public
Wnation was the charge, everyone laughed,"
*Appel said.
MSU sophomore Tobin Yager also was
apprehended by police for what he said Staters
affectionately call "P.I.P. - Pissing in
"I spent the night in jail for it," Yager
said. "I had just come out of Dooley's, the big
bar up here, and I was taking a leak. I didn't
have any defense. So they brought me in, and
they took mug shots. I didn't get to make a
phone call until the next morning."
Yager was set free on $50 bail, and faces
trial next week on charges of disorderly
"It's a misdemeanor. I'll have a criminal
record if I'm found guilty. I'm pleading not
Eby Purvi Shah Sept. 27
*Oaily Staff Reporter On th
At one time, the American back bo
Association of University Women's backs $1
(AAUW) Fall Book Sale was a prices w
novel idea. last day
y However, as the AAUW col- allowed
lects student donations tomorrow possible
for its 39th annual book sale, the $5.
-ovel idea has become as common as Some
blue books during finals time. or rare
Although formal collection of priced.
books from Ann Arbor does not The
start until the end of May, members biggest
of the University community can The gro
donate their books for the AAUW's book sa
September book sale in the group h
Fishbowl tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. $20,000
to 4:30 p.m. All types of books, ex- educatio
eept textbooks, are acceptable. The
x People who donate books tomor- used to
row will receive a one-third dis- scholars
a count on any books they buy in the Educat

guilty and hoping to plea bargain," Yager said.
"If I was in the middle of the street
whipping it around, I can see getting a ticket
for that, but it was well concealed ... It's
biological. I still do it. I just have to be a
little more careful," Yager said.
DPS officer Ronald Weesies denied that
MSU officers issued two tickets per night for
public urination.
"I would be surprised if there were 20
arrests per year," Weesies said.
"Generally when they write a citation its
under state law, and they are charged for
something like indecent exposure or
disorderly conduct," Weesies said. The
maximum penalty under state law for
indecent exposure is $500 or one year in jail.
Although University police in Ann Arbor
were unavailable for comment last night, few
University students had heard of widespread
arrests for public urination on campus.
LSA junior Richard Beame said, "I've had a
few friends who have gotten tickets, but it's
not something a lot of people have gotten'
caught for... If you get caught, you're doing it<
in a place to get caught, and you're probably
being stupid and acting like an idiot all
First year LSA student Sarah Shaw said
that public urination is not appropriate.
"My opinion of urination is that it is
something you should be able to control and
something you shouldn't do in public," Shaw

Skate or die, dude!"V
An Ann Arbor resident, who calls himself "Matt Hensley" after a professional
skateboarder, skates next to the Fleming Building yesterday while ignoring the Ann
Arbor ordinance forbidding street skate-boarding.

roup t
-29 sale at Arborland.
be first day of the sale, hard-
oks will cost $2 and paper-
) each. On the second day, the
will be cut in half. On the
of the sale, shoppers will be
to stuff as many books as
into one shopping bag for
e cookbooks, along with old
books, will be specially
book sale is the AAUW's
fundraiser in Ann Arbor.
up netted $16,000 from its
le last year. This year, the
hopes to gross more than
to go directly to women's
proceeds from the sale are
support the Mary Markley
ship and the Center for the
ion of Women at the

o collect books for fall sale

University. A portion of the money
is also given to Eastern Michigan
University and the National
Education Foundation.
'The money is used to
help women from all
over the world to
study in the United
- Miriam Garber
Book Sale Publicity Chair
The money is distributed to for-
eign nationals, undergraduates, and
graduate students who want to do
research or pursue higher degrees.
"The purpose of the book sale is
to support the education of
women," said Miriam Garber, pub-
licity chair for the book sale. "The
money is used to help women from
all over the world to study in the

United States. We try our best to
help people in Ann Arbor as well as
all over the country, and AAUW
does help people all over the
Money for women's education is
critical, Garber said. "Women are
traditionally underrepresented in
terms of higher education," she said.
"We basically just want to advance
the education of women world-
Many AAUW branches hold
book sales to raise funds, since read-
ing is one of the best methods of ed-
ucation, Garber said. "(The book
sale) goes with promoting what
AAUW tries to do, which is to
promote education," she said.
Garber added that the Ann Arbor
b'ook sale draws people from across
the Midwest.
For the first time, the AAUW

will use a variety of resources at the
University. There will be greater
publicity, public service announce-
ments, and ads placed in local news-
papers, Garber said.
Students who still need to use
their books but want to donate them
later can make special arrangements
by calling either Collections Chair
Gloria Hovan, 769-2686, or Garber,
Any donations from University
faculty, staff, or students would be
welcome, Garber said. "To put it
bluntly, if one-tenth of the students
at the University donated one book,
we would be very, very grateful.
The more used books we have, the
more we can sell."
The AAUW also works on is-
sues concerning sex discrimination
and protection of reproductive

by Melissa Peerless
Daily Higher Education Reporter
As the student occupation of the
City University of New York
(CUNY) system entered its 12th
day yesterday, students at the State
University of New York (SUNY)
at Stony Brook joined the protest.
The takeover of SUNY-Stony
Brook marks the 15th school held
by students protesting reforms to
New York state and city schools
proposed by Gov. Mario Cuomo.
If the state legislature accepts
the proposal, the students will face
a 67 percent tuition increase, layoffs
of more than 800 faculty, and pro-
gram cuts. The cuts will affect
CUNY more severely than SUNY.
Jan Pierce, leader of the SUNY-
Stony Brook takeover movement,
said, "We feel that we should not
have to account for the budget
deficit of the state of New York.
We're sorry that the government
has no money, but it's not our fault,
so we simply refuse to pay."
Tom Conroy, a spokesperson for
Gov. Cuomo, said, "It came as no
surprise to us that the students are
upset about this proposal. We knew
they'd be unhappy, but it's our only
choice at this point."
"Gov. Cuomo respects the stu-
dents right to use their First
Amendment rights," he added.
SUNY-Purchase faculty mem-
bers have joined the student move-
ment as well.
Albert White, a professor of
psychology at SUNY-Purchase
said, "In the teaching profession,
you occasionally encounter phenom-
enal students who make you feel
like it's all worthwhile. At SUNY-
Purchase, such students abound. It
would really be a shame if they
were unable to be educated for fi-
nancial reasons.
"We must back up our students
in their protest of an unfair policy,"
he added.
At Manhattan's CUNY-City
College, where the protests began,
student leaders have a variety of
events planned for the weekend, in-
cluding rallies, teach-ins, and cul-
tural events.
Rafael Alvarez, president of the
Day Student Government at
CUNY-City College, said, "We
want to get the support of commu-
nity members and not just students
While we have planned three st-
dent rallies, we also have a rally for
the community on the whole.

(Episcopa~l Church at U-fMb)
218 N. Division (at Catherine)
Holy Eucharist-5 p.m. at St. Andrew's
Supper-6 p.m. at Canterbury House
The Rev. Virginia Peacock, Ph.D., Chaplain
Call 665.0606
502 E. Huron
SUN.: Worship-9:55 a.m.
WEi Supper & Fellowship-5:30 p.m.
1432 Washtenaw Ave.
(Between Hill & South University)
Worship-9:30 &11 a.m.
Campus Faith Exploration Group-9:30
Campus Worship & Dinner-5:30 p.m.
For information, call 6624466
Amy Morrison, Campus Pastor
801 South Forest (at Hill Street), 668-7622
SUNDAY: Worship-10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY: Worship-7:30 p.m.
Campus Pastor: John Rollefson
(A Roman Catholic Community at U-M)
331 Thompson Street
SAT: Weekend Liturgies-5 p.m., and
SUN.:-8:30 a.m.,10 a.m., 12 noon,
5 p.m., and 7p.m.
FRI.: Confessions-4-5 p.m.
1511 Washtenaw
SUNDA: Worship-10:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY: Worship-9 p.m.
Pastor, Ed Krauss-463-5560

What's happeningi
Michigan Daily Alumni Club, mtg.
Martha Cook, Gold Rm, 3 p.m.
. Sunday
IUMAASC Steering Committee,
0eekly mtg. Union, rm 4202,1 p.m.
Feminist Women's Union, weekly
meeting. Call 662-1958 for info.
Union, 4:00.
New Queer Agenda, mtg. Common
Language Bookstore, 3:30.
U-M Chess Club, weekly practice.
Call Tony Palmer (663-7147) for info.
League, 1:00.
"How to Read an Etruscan Tomb
Painting," Nigel Spivey of the
University'of Wales.
"Discrimination in the Military
Based on Sexual Orientation," Billie
Edwards and' Jim Toy. Guild House,
802 Monroe, noon.
"The Writers' Union and its
'Enemies:' 'Aprel' and 'Pen Klub,"'
Sergej Kaledin, speaking in Russian.
Rackham East Conference Rm, 7 p.m.
"Problems of Gogol's Spiritual
Biography,"' Prof. Jurij Mann, speak-
ing in Russian. Rackham East
Conference Rm, 3 p.m.
Safewalk, nighttime safety walking
service, from 8-11:30 Fri.-Sat., 8-1:30
Sun.-Thurs. Stop by 102 UGLi or call
936-1000. Also at the Angell Hall
Computing Center, Sun-Thur, 1-3 a.m.
Call 763-4246 or stop by the courtyard.
Service ends April 24.
Northwalk, North Campus nighttime
safety walking service, from 8-11:30
Fri.-Sat., 8-1:30 Sun.-Thurs. Call 763-
WALK or stop by 2333 Bursley.
Service ends April 24.
TT of MT TaIllaun uo(b-b Sat- and Run_

in Ann Arbor today

Continued from page 1
Paul West, an Amtrak reservation-
sales agent for Ann Arbor from the
Chicago district office. "It is my
understanding that service will be
complete tomorrow."
Late Wednesday, Congress ap-
proved a bill setting up an emer-
gency panel to resolve disputes and

impose a settlement in 65 days.
President Bush was expected to sign
it promptly.
Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.),
chair of the House Energy and
Commerce Committee, was a key
player in a furious burst of con-
gressional action that halted the rail
strike after one day.
Dingell wrote a letter to
President Bush last week as the na-
tion's biggest railroads and their

employees struggled to avoid a
The strike was waged by eight
unions representing 235,000 rail
workers and was honored by three
other unions against 10 companies.
It began at 7 a.m. Wednesday.
The strike over wages, work
rules, and health care costs threat-
ened as many as a half-million non-
railroad workers.

Lane Hall Commons, 4:30-6:30.
U of M Women's Rugby Club, Friday
practice. Sports Coliseum, 8-10 p.m.
U of M Ninjitsu Club. For info call
David Dow, 668-7478. IM bldg,
wrestling rm, 7-9.
U of M Shorin-Ryu Karate-do Club,
Friday workout. Call 994-3620 for
info. CCRB Martial Arts Rm., 6:30-
U of M Tae Kwon Do Club, Friday
workout. CCRB Small Gym, 6-8:00.
German Club Stammtisch, weekly
event. Union, U-Club, 7-9.
"No Place to Hide," video for World
Health Day. School of Public Health I,
rm 3042, noon.
Coursepack recycling project. Bring
used coursepacks to Michigan
Document Services for recycling.
"Class," film. International Center, 7
"Europe on the Cheap," workshop.
International Center, 3-4:30.
Arb Clean-up. Trash bags provided.
Markley Arb entrance, 2 p.m.
Residential College Formal As You
Wanna Be, benefit for the Homeless
Action Committee. Union, Pendleton
Rm, 9-1:30 a.m.
IOE Faculty/Students Mixer. IOE
Bldg, lobby. 4-6.
U of M Shotokan Karate Club, Sat-
urday practice. CCRB Small Gym, 3-
Stop the State Budget Cuts to
Human Services, forum. MLB, rm 1,
-11 a.m., Frieze Bldg, noon.
Symposium on the Armenian
Genocide. League, Henderson Rm,
Women's Spirituality Group, orga-
nizing and maintaining a circle. Call
665-5540 for location, 11-3.
Israeli Dancing. One hour of instruc-
tion followed by one hour of open
dancing. Jewish Community Center,
7.2A O.',fn

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