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September 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 5) • Page Image 1

…Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom Volume XCVII -No. 5 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Wednesday, September 16, 1987 Copyright 1987, The Michigan Daily Too many ,too few Dorm shortage forces students into lounges By ALYSSA LUSTIGMAN Most high school seniors who apply to the University don't expect to live in converted triples, shuffle from temporary to permanent rooms, or live in residence hall lounges refurbished into living space. But this has...…

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…$rta'ge 2-The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987 0 Campus housing shortage strikes students again (Continued from Page 1), Mike Robinson, a first-year LSA student, lives in a converted lounge in Mary Markley residence hall. The room currently houses three sspudents and is considerably larger than the -.average triple. "The room is not as bad as it seems," said Robinson. "One guy never showed up and one might move out, so we'll jus...…

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… State Dept. orders PLO office shut WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department announced yesterday it had ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization to close its Washington office within 30 days. "This action is being taken to demonstrate U.S. concern over terrorism committed and supported by organizations and individuals affiliated with the PLO," spokesperson Charles Redman said. He said the PLO could maintain its New York office, which has "o...…

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…6 4 OPINION Page 4 Wednesday, September 16, 1987 The Michigan Daily El Salvador: Echoes of Matanza By Tim Huet This is the first of a two-part series. ,The following is an extremely brief introduction to the history of El Salvador. Such an abridged format dictates that much be deleted, but the survey of a few key episodes will provide the reader with a snse of the recurring cycles in the life of ihis volatile country. The history o...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987- Page 5 Primitive women share modern dilemmas By ELIZABETH ATKINS A study of some of the world's most primitive societies reveals striking similarities between modern women and primitive women, according to Bobbi Low, an associate professor in the University's School of Natural Resources. In her study called "Sex, Power, and Resources: Male and Female Strategies," Low studied 93 non- technolo...…

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…Page 6 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987 CIASSJFJIED ADS 764-0557 U LOST & FOUND DESPERATELY SEEKING LOST FOOT- BALL TICKETS(section 27-row 78).If you know the location call 761-8948. FOR RENT FOR RENT RING LOST - Gold set with garnet probably bte N. University tntrance, Mich League. 971-5726 persistently. Reward. FOR SALE AMC CONCORD 1978 runs great. $385. CallDoug 662-3560. AVAILABLE-Safe Parking space in the Hill 'r...…

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…ARTS The Michigan Doily Wednesday, September 16, 1987 Book By Lisa Magnino What do you get when you combine the University's penchant for literature with Ann Arbor's colony of writers? Literally, a gold mine for both the writer and the reader. This fall is no exception. Starting with the more personal venues, Sottini's Sub Shop o n Fourth Avenue will continue its poetry nights on the last Saturday of every month. Anyone is free to listen, a...…

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…0 Page 8-The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987 Records (continued from Page 7) early Bauhaus, which may be giving them too much. Probably the worst feature of this band is that the music and the lyrics seldom mix. They seem to clash constantly, causing the majority of the album to be most irritating. By "themselves, both are effective. The lyrics are cutting and thought provoking, and the music i s anything from pretty and melo...…

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…The4Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987- Page 9 Records (continued from Page 8) Woman truckdriver, about a rough; and tumble cowboy who's "been to Hell and Texas," and about "Momma ad her singing in the kitchen, ftying that Sunday chicken." All the standard characters show up: war- heroes, dishwashers, farmers, jailbirds, and of course, the angel- faced country girl. He sings about the American dream like he was the first one to no...…

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…0 a a a } a Men's tennis walk-on tourney contact Mark Mees- before 4 p.m., Friday 747-2583 SPORTS Michigan Baseball open} tryouts' Sunday, 1 pm. Ray Fisher Stadium The Michigan Daily Wednesday, September 16, 1987 Page 10 Vitale seeking vengeance and victory By DARREN JASEY John Vitale was a fun-loving guy. He liked to go out with his buddies, take in a movie, go on fishing (rips. He was also a little on the wild side. Riding around ...…

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…Tigers, Jays remain tied The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987-_Page 11 Bears belittle Giants THESPORTINGtVIEWS o DETROIT (AP) - A three-run homer by Darrell Evans and a two- out shot by Kirk Gibson helped Detroit erase a 5-0 Boston lead as the Tjgers beat the Red Sox, 9-8, last night and stayed in a first place tie with the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East. Boston's Todd Benzinger hit his first major-league grand sla...…

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…Page 12 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 16, 1987 a Tip of the Kap Constitutional anniversary... ...not celebrated in sports Icers get bad break with Deasley's ankle BY RICK KAPLAN Happy 200th anniversary to the United States Constitution. The venerable old document has survived two centuries with fairly few changes, and is still respected universally as the ultimate word on democracy. Except in the sports world. The National Foo...…

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… We know that a cheap calculator can functions than anyone else's financial cost you blood, sweat and time. calculator. Investing in a Hewlett-Packard cal- And we're giving away a free culator, on the other hand, can save Advantage Module, a $49 value, with you time and again. every HP-41 Advanced Scientific cal- HP calculators not only have better culator you buy. This 12K- byte plug-in, functions. They function better. With- menu-driven ROM ...…

September 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 5) • Page Image 15

…table of contents Electronic Living ... College Is Just the Beginning Make space in your life for the latest must-have electronic equipment. 6 I 10 HA "The student with a PC of his or her own has a definite advantage when it comes to the com- petitive edge in achieving academic success." 18 Making the Grade with Computers PCs give student standouts an edge. Come On In and Steal My Stuff Why invite theft? Use common-sense security measures...…

September 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 5) • Page Image 16

…editor's note A Note from the Editor... Welcome to Plus, the new magazine-style supplement distributed through your campus newspaper. You'll be seeing us throughout the school year as we bring you special one-theme issues. And we think you'll like what you see-topics of interest, lively articles, and eye-catching artwork. This first issue of Plus is "The College Guide to Consumer Electronics." In it, we feature the world of electronics from t...…

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…Awesome Savings on WordStar'! "I made the grade and saved Dad megabucks." so WordStar Professional, Release 4 $125 WordStar 2000 Plus $125 Easy Extra $60 75% Savings for Students & Faculty "An A+ paper... and I couldn't have done it without WordStar! I used to pull all-nighters typing. But not anymore! With my new WordStar word processing software, preparing papers is hassle- free. Now registered students ... and faculty members too ... can...…

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… rone z 9 9 U wing0. Cs 0 9~ I & - ,:nom y - If N p t f . EI w , iC¢ 3 6 S I x College Is Just the Beginning! Boom boxes and VCRs... camcorders and mini-TVs... com- pact disc players... personal computers... program- mable microwave ovens... advanced calculators... high-tech telephones. Sure, consumer electronic gadgets are fun. But is there more to the electronics revolution than fun and (video) games-more in it for you? Experts ...…

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…tion electronically linked to com- pany headquarters 50 miles up the freeway. Will it all happen? Ten years ago, few consumers would have pre- dicted cars that "talk" to drivers, or videotapes and VCRs, or tele- phones that "redial" at a touch. In electronics, yesterday's revolution- ary discoveries are used routinely today. And even greater changes are expected for tomorrow. The future is shaping up fast-and it promises to be very exciting. S...…

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…HP-28C - Advanced statistics e Unit conversion State of the Art " 250 programmable com- Scientific Calculator mends and functiona ' 60 direct keyboard " Separate alpha and numeric keyboards e Four-line LCD display * Infrared printer interface " Folding "clamshell" case -- Battery power (3" N" Cells) Mfg. Sugg. Ret. $235 HP-41 Hand Held Computing System U33' FREE' 3 a w Advantage s o 3 3 Module gUWe Portable. Battery operated. * * Carry the ...…

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…tions of a telephone, telephone dialer, calculator, typewriter, per- sonal computer, appointments cal- endar, and address book. And this workstation might be in your home, if you're one of tomorrow's "tele- commuters." But will you work for a big cor- poration? Electronics has some- thing to say about that too! Busi- ness experts say computers are the power behind today's American Dream: owning your own business. For entrepreneurs, the comput...…

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…V 4 ' w N 2 V I 0 X a-L F z I- 0L S z 0 V. I- 0 ing the Grade h Computers 0 *n grandpa's day, the well- equipped collegian went off to school with a raccoon coat and a fountain pen. In mom and dad's day, the college-bound arrived on campus with a portable radio, port- able stereo, and portable (maybe even electric) typewriter. But today's college students, while still free to bring all of the above to cam- pus, may need an additional it...…

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…time-when they arrive. At Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, "free computing accounts ... are distributed at registration to pro- vide students with enough comput- ing time to meet normal require- ments," say Cornell recruiters. "Computers are rapidly becoming integrated into academic life as an increasingly important part of in- struction and research." Some col- leges charge a nominal fee for these accounts; others provide them as part ...…

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…v ou're proud of the state-of-the- art stereo system you brought to your college dorm. And the com- puter. And the VCR. But you're also worried that someone is going to make off with them when you're not around. Why invite theft? Some simple precautions can foil would-be thieves and reduce your anxiety. Common sense is the best se- curity device, says Robert Stolle of the Northwestern University Public Safety Department in Evanston, Illinois. ...…

September 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 5) • Page Image 30

…I I product showcase 4 Connect to a World of Information USRobotics' Sportster 1200 modem connects your computer to a world of information. With a Sportster 1200 modem, a stan- dard telephone line, and data communications software, you can use your computer to send and receive information to vir- tually any communicating com- puter in the world. Access the university mainframe. Com- municate with bulletin board systems. Gather facts on an...…

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…z z w Fy ga fyueusenahctsandhlclc- puters. Technological advances mean a lot more power in the palm of your hand. Read on for a short course on cal- culators and how to choose the one that's right for you. Just the facts... Most calculators share common I~features: a 10-key keyboard plus decimal point; an eight-digit capacity display with a floating decimal (the decimal point moves to the correct position in an answer) and automatic rounding o...…

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…sight-impaired," says Tom Mock, a staff engineer with the Electronic Industries Association (EIA) in Washington, D.C. "Input is verified by voice simu- lation," explains Mock. For any calculator user, however, the voice verification of what is entered can improve accuracy. There are three general classifi- cations of hand-held calculators: four- to six-function, prepro- grammed, and programmable. Your first step in choosing a calcu- lator is t...…

September 16, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 5) • Page Image 33

…If only typewriters let you proofread your work before they printed it on the page. What a mess! You've just proofread your term paper and it's got typos, spelling errors and misplaced paragraphs. Now, you can't hand in a paper like this. So no matter how tired you are, you've got to retype the entire thing. That is, unless you typed it on a Videowriter.* The Videowriter solves all your typing problems. 7/ Take the most obvious one: typos. On...…

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…C who wants to know? U 0 z z 0U <W How about some tips on W. buying and using a telephone answering machine? A There's a lot of competition * in the answering-machine market, so you'll find machines at a variety of prices-depending on what features they include. In general, the more goodies offered on the machine, the more expensive it will be. Decide in advance what features are important to you. Con- sider: e Call screening: You can liste...…

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…Before you choose a long distance service, take a close look. You may be thinking about choosing one of the newer carriers over AT&T in order to save money. Think again. Since January 1987, AT&T's rates have dropped more than 15% for direct-dialed out-of- state calls. So they're lower than you probably realize. For infor- mation on specific rates, you can call us at 1 800 222-0300. And AT&T offers clear long distance connections, operator ass...…

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