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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 32

…E D U C A T I o N Rewriting History Should everyone learn a the same things, or is specialization better? History," said the 19th-century his- torian Jakob Burckhardt, "is what men think about their past." And women, as many of today's histori- ans would quickly point out. But if Burckhardt was a bit limited in his unde Separate womens stud standing of gender, his definition is none-Seatewmnstu theless now deeply embedded in the way American ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 33

…BEE Check the appropriate boxes to receive information- or for even faster service-call 1-800-342-5695 toll-free. In N.J. call 1-800-962-1201. Deadline: May 6,1988 1. ] The American College in Paris-Free brochure on BA, BS Degrees and Summer Session 1988. 2. Q Brother Word Processor-Easy to use, nothing technical to learn or memorize. Send for brochure. 3. Q Columban Fathers-Free brochure about the Mission Task and the Seminary Formation Pro...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 35

… Moving away from what someone else deemed important: Massachuset * economics, politics and other consider- ations that affect decisions. "History na- tionally is in a state of considerable vitali- ty," says Kelley. No matter how exhilarating the new at- titudes about history may be, some depart- ments seem mired in the not-so-wonderful past. A few senior members of the history department at Harvard, for instance, ap- pear to have gotten it i...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 36

… 0 HI'S QUIT TALKING TO YOU AND GOlIEN SUSPENDED. THIS IS NO PHASE. You better open your eyes because there's a good chance he's doing drugs. The fact is, 60% of all high school students are abusing drugs and alcohol. It's a disease, not a family failure. The best form of prevention is intervention. STRAIGHT helps you do just that. STRAIGHT is a treatment program for kids and their families. The treatment program is self-help-kids help kids, ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 37

…NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! A letter quality daisy wheel word processor you can use from day one. Nothing complicated to learn. Nothing technical to memorize. Because Brother's user-friendly software provides simple "On Screen" prompts that lead you easily through each step. So, even without experience, you'll be able to type, store, recall, edit and print out. It's a Daisy Wheel and there's nothing like it. The display is larger and easier to r...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 38

…E 3 AT O N Pop Quiz: What Do Students Know? L ast year a book called "What Do Our 17-Year-Olds Know?" presented the results of 262 questions asked of a group of 17-year-old high-school stu- dents nationwide. NEWSWEEK ON CAM- Pus tried a sampling of 15 of these ques- tions on the same college students we polled on politics last November (page 24). College students consistently out- performed the 17-year-olds, but not by all that much. 1. When ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 39

…How to runyu s,0971 3 112 J 9SO06 GARRY SHAHDLING The American Express┬« Card can play a starring role virtually anywhere you shop, from Tulsa to Thailand. Whether you're buying a TV or a T-shirt. So during college and after, it's the perfect way to pay for just about everything you'll want. How to get the Card now College is the first sign of success. And because we believe in your potential, we've made it easier to get the American Express Ca...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 40

…E D S It's Not All Downhill at UVM The skiing is still cool in Vermont, but the academic pace is hotter a You could move many a public univer- sity across state borders without changing its character, but not the University of Vermont. Known as UVM, for Universitas Viridis Montis or Universi- ty of the Green Mountains, it fits comfort- ably in their foothills, overlooking the city of Burlington, and lives intimately with its environment. Fis...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 41

…during the season's first snowfall. The popular Outing Club arranges hiking, camping and skiing trips and rents equip- ment inexpensively. A pair of cross-coun- try or downhill skis for the weekend can cost only $3. Hard-core skiers arrange spring classes on Tuesdays through Thursdays, ensuring long weekends; lift tickets dangle from almost every down jacket. The combined downhill and cross- country team is a regular contender for the NCAA cha...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 42

…C0LLE.GE LIFE 0 On the Trail In New Hampshire, drudge work offers credit and experience n the historic New Hampshire prima- ry of 1968, college students went Clean for Gene, trooping through the snowbanks to stop the Vietnam War, and every fourth year since, students have migrated to New Hampshire for the important first primary. Their level of en- thusiasm and partisanship has always var- ied, though, and students this year not only haven't...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 43

…Ir4L4 00N __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ IRA WYMAN FOR NEWSWEEK Making contact: Simon, Dukakis freeze for candidates-and students-to rally around. Call it the Passion Gap. But recent events have awakened stu- dents' concern about crucial, if unglamor- ous, issues. The stock-market crash, for example, has stirred anxieties about the budget deficit. "We realize that we and our children will have to pay," says Bill Maer, a junior...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 44

…CS 6 student coordinator Bill Shein, "students want someone who's gonna be straight with them." Two doors down the street is the tidier headquarters of Mike Dukakis. An issue of The New Yorker graces one table, and volunteers seem more analytical than ardent. Pamela Druckerman, a fresh- man at Colgate who has worked as a con- gressional page, says she supports Dukakis because, "He didn't say, 'I want world peace and total disarmament in two ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 45

…If you think the best way to pay for college is to put it off for a few years and join the military, you're half right. Because with the New GI Bill, you can join the Army National Guard and earn over $15,000 for college. But best of all, you serve part-time, as little as two days a month and two weeks a year. Which means you can go to school full-time. Right now. On us. So the question you have to ask yourself is not, can you afford to go to ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 46

…Another Olympic Moment 0s The last time the Winter Olympics came to North America, at Lake Placid, N.Y., in 1980, the Soviets had just invaded Af- ghanistan, U.S. diplomats had just been taken hostage in Teheran-and Ameri- cans chanted "U.S.A.! U.S.A.!" for their gold-medal hockey upstarts and speed- skater Eric Heiden. Gold medals may be rare for U.S. athletes this year, but the Olympic thrill will return beginning Feb. 13 in picturesque Ca...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 47

… spiked gloves. The four-foot-long, two-foot- wide fiber-glass sled accelerates to 45 mph within the first 10 seconds and can reach 80 mph. Sliders don't just hang on; they steer with small body movements. In a sense, the sled is not much different from the Flexible Flyers that children use to belly-flop down hills. "This is just the Indy of sledding," says Hughes. Always popular in Europe, the sport is dominated by the high-tech, well-coached...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 48

… C Amazing Grease Rutgers students give new meaning to the phrase "meals on wheels." Ev- ery morning at 6:30, a caravan of food trucks pulls up along College Avenue and begins to dish up everything from bur- gers to bagels. Affectionately known as "greasetrucks," the small vehicles boast their own ovens, grills and freezers. A favorite of off-campus res- idents and others unsatisfied by institutional food, the trucks offer variety on their mo...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 49

… Pitted Against Each Other S tudents of international relations at the University of Pittsburgh don't just read about diplomacy, they practice it as world leaders in a game of global conflict. During the final three weeks of the fall term, political-sci- ence professor Richard Cot- tam-who's been playing war games with his students for more than 25 years-divides the 30 or so upperclassmen into eight delegations. At a cock- tail party in his...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 50

… A R 4 Selling Wall Street Short The job market for 1988 graduates is promising, except for financiers t was a frightening lesson about greed, glory and free enterprise when the five-year bull market collapsed last Oct. 19, "Black Monday." Soon there was more bad news for those who would be millionaires like Gordon Gekko, captured so unforgettably in "Wall Street" by Michael Douglas. On the real Wall Street, layoffs piled up at securities f...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 51

…Check the appropriate boxes to receive information- or for even faster service-call 1-800-342-5695 toll-free. In N.J. call 1-800-962-1201. Deadline: May 6,1988 1. [ The American College in Paris-Free brochure on BA, BS Degrees and Summer Session 1988. 2. Q Brother Word Processor-Easy to use, nothing technical to learn or memorize. Send for brochure. 3.1Q Columban Fathers-Free brochure about the Mission Task and the Seminary Formation Program. ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 53

… crash; firms don't want to make investors any more skittish. Moreover, recruiters have been telling Watts that although they may be interviewing as many students as last year, they've been told by head- quarters not to call back as many. At Columbia Business School, director of placement J. Fredric Way predicts that there will be only half as many positions for M.B.A.'s on Wall Street as there were last year. And at MIT's Sloan School of Mana...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 54

…" .. .TaY- A R d. - Crab-grass buster: OSUsenior Jeff Felton RESUME Watch the Grass Grow Try turf management So you don't like working in an office? You want fresh air? Have we got major for you! It's called turf-grass management, and you can join students at schools like Oklahoma State, Penn State, Kansas State and Nebraska to prepare for a future as big as, well, all outdoors. With- out turf-grass managers, America might be overrun by crab ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 56

… MOVIES So Memorable, So Disgusting John Waters has a refined taste for the tasteless and his longtime star Divine Movie director John Waters are enduring a photo session at an offbeat New York toy store called Little Rickie. Around them teems a crush of kitsch rang- ing from bulgy toy cars to Mexican "day of the dead" skeleton figures to Elvis gift- wrapping paper. The photographers snap away and try to get the duo to exude. Yet, in the mids...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 57

… John Waters." On the page he intends more to amuse than to shock, and he provides an ex- hilarating introduction to the underbelly of our culture. In an essay on Los Angeles, for exam- ple, Waters takes the reader to the Spahn ranch, home of the Manson family, and to the mu- seum of filmmaker Russ ("Fast- er Pussycat! Kill! Kill!") Meyer. 'Extreme items': Not surpris- ingly, Waters has attracted an unusual breed of fan. "They're just so happ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 58

… .... PM . .r 0 Avoid The 9 To 5 Routine. It's time to graduate, and time to get a job. A career. And you're probably still not sure what to do with your degree. The only thing you are sure of is that you don't want a boring 9 to 5 desk job, a job that becomes routine and predictable, year after year. You want a job that's excit- ing, an adventure. Here's your chance. The Federal Aviation Administration is now hiring Air Traffic Control Spe...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 59

…An enchanting production of a seasonal favorite: Christmas Eve festivities inAct One (left), the 'Coffee' dance DANCE Joifrey Finds a Home in Iowa The university cosponsors a new 'Nutcracker' The bicoastal Joffrey Ballet considers New York and Los Angeles its homes, but when the company unveiled its enchanting production of the seasonal dance favorite "The Nutcracker" in De- cember, the premiere took place at the Uni- versity of Iowa in Iowa...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 61

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 62

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 64

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 65

… BOOKS Advocate for the Homeless Jonathan Kozol offers uncommon wisdom t would be unthinkable today, but not 25 years ago. In the spring of 1963 Jona- than Kozol, a 26-year-old Harvard graduate, walked out on his Rhodes schol- arship, rented a small room in Paris and set out to write a novel. After four years he returned to Boston with a rare insight into his Ivy League experience. "It had taken me all that time to realize that while I knew s...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 66

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 67

…ART & ENETI MN Epiphanies and Sad Surprises Canin gives us grace B ecause Ethan Canin writes very well, the stories in "Emperor of the Air" (179 pages. Houghton Mifflin. $15.95) are full of surprises. A situation is introduced, a character is revealed, and we think we know what this particular fictional world holds. Then something un- expected happens: an old man suddenly understands what he's missed by not hav- ing children, a young man visu...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 68

…: 0 The Transfer Conundrum The realization that I could change a negative situation gave fme a sense of self-control BY JEAN DYKSTRA it can be even harder to admit that you have made Nhoosing a college is hard, as everyone knows. But the wrong choice and decide to start all over again. As a transfer student, I know just how difficult it was to concede defeat, in one sense, and cut short what I thought would be an exciting four-year experie...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 1

…Ninety-four Years of Edit'orial Freedom Litn 1 IaiQ Leap-snow Blowing and drifting highs in the twenties. snow, .~ I ..-... -. - - . - - L 0 Vol I.IV-No. 1 7 Copyright 1984, 'The Michigan Daily Ann Arbor, Michigan - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 Fifteen Cents Ten Pages e r v I4J Hart wins N.H.primar Colorado senator sheds 'darkhorse' title CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Sen. Gary Mondalec Hart upset Walter Mondale yesterday a campaign i...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 2

…Page 2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 Alaskan man admits to slayings IN BRIEF ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 44-year-old baker who grew up with a "severe inferiority complex with girls" has confessed to slaughtering at least 17 women and raping 30 others in the worst mass mur- der case in Alaska history, prosecutors say. Robert Hansen, described by District Attorney Vic- tor Krumm as a "monster," was sentenced Monday to life...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 3

…Senate votes to halt legislator 's privileges I The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 - Page 3 London workers r ban onu10ns LANSING, Mich. (UPI) - The Senate yesterday gave final approval to legislation taking away decades-old protections lawmakers have had from being served lawsuits and other civil actions. The three-bill "legislative immunity" package, which also removes legislators' special privileges from traffic tickets, wo...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 4

…OPINION Page 4 Wednesday, February 29, 1984 The Michigan Daily 4 T: <" & . . ;.. . i.z a. Securing peace through negotiation Peter Wallensteen is a visiting professor from Uppsala University ; in Sweden who is currently teaching in the University's political science department. He is also a con- tributing editor of a leading European peace research journal and a consultant to the United Nations on the impact of military research and d...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984-- Page 5 Mideast envoy to step down, U.S. officials say WASHINGTON (AP) - President Reagan's special Mideast envoy, Donald Rumsfeld, is expected to resign n after one more trip to the region, partly \.. out of frustration that American policy in Lebanon hasn't worked, informed U.S. officials said yesterday. G.:;The post is likely to go to Laurence " *Silberman, the former ambassador to Yugosla...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 6

…Page 6 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 Then get in on the ground floor in our undergraduate officer commissioning program. You could start planning on a career like the men in this ad have. And also have some great advantages like: Earning $100 a month during the school year As a freshman or sophomore, you could complete your basic training during two six-week summer sessions and earnmore than $1100 during each session g J...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 - Page 7 Bipartisan deficit panel hits snag WASHINGTON (UPI) - President Reagan's bipartisan deficit-cutting panel foundered yesterday, with Republicans "staggered" by a Democratic proposal to raise taxes and neither side optimistic that talks could continue. But a White House spokesman blamed Democrats for the impasse and vowed: "We have not yet abandoned hope of success.'' EMERGING from the ...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 8

…i ,Page 8.-- The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, February 29, 1984 L Paae 8TheMciinDil _ensaFeray2,18 E FT F. -- * 9 - - - - -.--- - - - - - - - -- -- ORIGINAL/UN-CUT "CALIGULA" Rated X 'An Americin Werewolf in tendon" If you find your name in today's MICHIGAN DAILY classified page YOU WIN TWO FREE TICKETS to ann of I "CRY FOR CINDY" "TIFFANY MINX" BOTH XXX is H Hangups Are m Hiarous~j Maiude%~ > I * 'I . * .1 j i.. &~ A & 1 * ....…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 9

…Big Ten Track Championships Friday and Saturday at the Track & Tennis Bldg. SPORTS Men's basketball vs. Wisconsin Thursday at Crisler Arena, 8 p.m. __┬░ The Michigan Daily Wednesday, February 29, 1984 Page 9 Beefy Wade Butch-ers I By JEFF BERGIDA At the outset of the 1983-84 college basketball season, Michigan was an enigma, a team with something to prove after finishing ninth in the Big Ten in 1983. The Wolverines beat up on four o...…

February 29, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 117) • Page Image 10

…I Page 10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 29, 1984 Blue Lines r By TIM MAKINEN NE COULD imagine TV sports announcer Al Michaels yelling, "Do you believe in miracles!?" Only this time it more closely resembled a nightmare. Somehow, incredibly, the Michigan hockey team failed to make the playoffs for the second year in a row. The Wolverines, the same squad which little over a mon- th-and-a-half ago was fighting for fourth place in t...…

February 29, 1980 (vol. 90, iss. 124) • Page Image 1

…1X" ACORN See editorial page cl LIE ian t1 GO SOUTH See Today for details N'inety Y ea rs of EdAitorialI FreedIom~ Vol. XC, No. 124 Ann Arbor, Michigan-Friday, February 29, 1980 Ten Cents Twelve Pages Bogota rebels free 14, but 50 still BOGOTA, Colombia (AP)-Leftist guerrillas occupying the Dominican Republic Embassy freed 14 hostages yesterday, including one child, 10 women and three wounded men, the president of the Colombian Red...…

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