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September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 1

…Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom Volume XCVII - No. 10 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Wednesday, September 23, 1987 Copyright 1987, The Michigan Daily MSA approves PIRGIM funding Group won't begin to receive money until next semester r- By ANDREW MILLS After months of heated debate, the Michigan Student Assembly voted in a meeting last night to approve funding for PIRGIM. Pending the ratification of a contract between MSA and the Public Intere...…

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…4 Page 2 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987 Minorities gain on standard tests IN BRIEF ns+t r NEW YORK (AP) - Minority students scored big gains on the Scholastic Aptitiude Test in 1987, but the average for all groups stagnated for the third straight year, raising doubts about the progress of school reform. The average verbal score among -he 1.1 million college-bound students who took the two-part nultiple-choice exam was 4...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987- Page 3 Pentagon: attack }was no 0 .19 accident' (Continued from Page 1) had been tracked by radar and by air for several days as it steamed through the central gulf toward Bahrain "because it had been seen loading suspect devices" before qleaving an Iranian port. "It was no accident" that U.S. helicopters from the frigate USS Jarrett were flying near the Iranian ship Monday night, using infra...…

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…4 OPINION Page 4 Wednesday, September 23, 1987 The Michigan Daily Et aeby studentsa nivstMichigan l Edited and managed by students at The University of Michigan A neophyte tours CCRB r 1 i Vol. XCVIII, No. 10 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Unsigned editorials represent a majority of the Daily's Editorial Board. All other cartoons, signed articles, and letters do not necessarily represent the opinion of the Daily. Support rent st...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Vvednesday, September 23, Y8- Page 5 { 'Safer sex By GRACE HILL Sylvia Hacker, a University associate' professor of Population Planning, told a group of' sex education teachers, nurses and concerned adults, as well as 40 students, last night, that a new attitude towards sex must be achieved in order to cope with sexually transmitted diseases. Hacker's comments came in a featured lecture for Safer Sex Day, entitled "Incorpo...…

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…4 Page 6 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987 C JASIFIED ADS 764-0557 LOST & FOUND RING LOST -Gold set with amet probably on N. University tntrance, ich League. 971-5726 persistently. Reward. FOR RENT PERSONAL FOR SALE SUPER COMPUTER PRICING MYTAC XT TURBO - 8MHz Monochrome2 360K FD PP, 769K w/VDisk....$ 749MYTAC A Fast 10 MHz, Monochromel.2 MB FD, 360K FD, par. port,640KRAM........................$142 AST Premium/286 10MH...…

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…ARTS Page7 The Michigan Daily Wednesday, September 23, 1987 'Fatal Attraction': Fatal concoction By Scott Collins The British director Adrian Lyne has already proven that he understands style better than anything else. In his big hit, Flashdance, he sacrificed plot and character development for color and choreography; in 9 1/2 Weeks, he re- made Last Tango in Paris with margarine instead of butter. So Lyne was beginning to establish a re...…

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…4 Page 8 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987 uarterly'reviews contemporary iction By Lisa Magnino "Granted that contemporary Am- erican fiction is a variety of things, what kind of recent writing interests you especially, and, in your opinion, is most deserving of more attention and more readers?" This is the question posed to forty-nine writers by the Michigan Quarterly Review in its Fall 1987 issue. English professor and ten-...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987- Page 9 Folkminers hit paydirt in Ann Arbor music scene By Brian Bonet I'm running through the West Engineering arch, late for class and anticipating a cold stare from my professor. The arch is empty except for a lone guitarist with an open guitar case, which houses scattered coins, four one dollar bills, and an album with an interesting black and white pattern on the cover. His slow strumming ...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 10

…4 Michigan Hall of Fame Dinner Friday, October 2, 7:00 p.m. Crisler Arena $30 per person SPORTS Women's Volleyball vs. Indiana Friday, 7:30 p.m. IM BuildingP Page 10 The Michigan Daily Wednesday, September 23, 1987 Dyn-o-Jmite athlete: Jj. Grant puts football before - track and field for good times By RICK KAPLAN Michigan recruited a superb track athlete out of upstate New York in 1985. He is the only person ever to win gold medals in ...…

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…'The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987- Page 11 0 Adamantly Speaking a S BY ADAM OCHLIS All right. On the count of three, everybody go on strike. Hell, it's the in thing to do these days isn't it? The pro football players are on strike at this moment, and the pro basketball players are going on strike in November. So on three, everybody just stop what you're doing. Whether it be taking notes in class, or doing the dishes, just sto...…

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…4 Page 12 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, September 23, 1987 Miller Time BY SCOTT G. MILLER Ban Long Beach State Collusion. It's spreading. There's no other way to explain the comments about this weekend's football opponent Long Beach State. Wolverine coaches, players, and boosters must have taken lessons from Major League Baseball owners. People associated with the Michigan program just won't say anything bad about the 49ers. Here's a sam...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 16

…I BASED ON THE TIME-HONORED NOTION THAT IT'S FAR BETTER TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE. I The rules of Gotcha are as simple as they are charitable: you see your opponent-you let him have it. For, given the opportunity he'd surely return the favor. And because Gotcha delivers soft-shots of non- toxic washable color bursts, there won't be any hard feelings,win or lose. Now, go out there and really do unto others. Goggles required. Minimum age 16. Fo...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 17

…TOP OF THE WEEK A New Generation, But the Same Goals The first issue of NEWSWEEK ON CAMPUS appeared in the fall of 1982, the fall that this year's college freshmen were entering the eighth grade. We set for ourselves two guide- lines: first, to produce for col- lege students a magazine just like NEWSWEEK except that it would focus on the special in- terests of students; second, to take students seriously. Magazines for students exist- ed be...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 18

…T M A I L Food, Glorious Food? Imagine my disappointment when I read "Food for Thought" (COLLEGE LIFE) and found that you did not mention my alma mater Michigan State's "delightful" con- tribution to the culinary world, the infa- mous Johnny Marzetti dish! NATASHKA P. MCDONALD New York, N. Y. * The Johnny Marzetti dish is a casserole, consisting, more or less, of macaroni and ground beef with onions, tomatoes, green peppers and cheddar cheese...…

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…informationi from Newsweek. On Campus advertisers. V Check the appropriate boxes to receive information-or for even faster _ U L 'L ' service-call 1-800-342-5695 toll-free. Deadline: December 4, 1987. 11r i I I I. 1 I I. Qi The American Express┬«& Card-Don't leave school without it. "' Call 1-800-THE-CARD or send in this card for application. 2. Q] Brother Electronic T pewriters-For more information. 3. QI Casio Inc. Scientific Calculato...…

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September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 23

…Nflspeuk Published by Newsweek, Inc. The Washington Post Company Katharine Graham, Chairman of the Board Richard D. Simmons, President EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Richard M. Smith SENIOR EDITOR/SPECIAL PROJECTS: Lynn Povich Newsweek On Campus EDITOR: Jerrold K. Footlick EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Lynn Langway ART DIRECTOR: Robert J. George SENIOR EDITOR: Ron Givens STAFF WRITER: Connie Leslie STAFF REPORTER: Christopher M. Bellitto PICTURES: Nia Krikellas Button ...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 24

…Tracking the Faculty Stars Are all those Very Important Professors really earning their keep? tephen Jay Gould should be accustomed to celeb- rity by now. He has hosted a public-television series and appeared on the cover of NEWSWEEK, and he retains a press agent to handle hundreds of requests for interviews. But when two tourists recently showed up in his cavernous office at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology, the famous professor with ...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 25

…UUs NrLSON-t Understanding the obligations of celebrity: Jimmy Carter gamely carries on despite the onlookers at Emory support two other academics-professors who are not drawn away by outside lectures, consulting contracts and publicity tours. "When you hire these stars, in effect you're saying to the rest of the department, 'You're doing the dishes'," com- plains the Berkeley professor. Rather than build up a whole department, universities s...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 26

…windfall from the late Coca-Cola magnate Robert W. Wood- ruff and its private status. In return, Carter was awarded the special status of university distinguished professor, which carries no specific course load but allows him to choose the classes he wishes to attend as guest lecturer two or three days a month. Carter has spoken with M.B.A. candidates about deregulation and to theology students about the involvement of ministers in public aff...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 27

… HENRY HILLIARD-PICTURE GROUP A balancing act: Sheldon Glashow in his Harvard office harsh on creationists, whom he regularly describes as "fools" and "jerks." He is also irate with gawkers who interrupt his lectures and campus strolls. "People don't realize how intolerable it is for somebody who thought he had privacy to learn people are watching him," he says. Prominence does have its ad- vantages. Gould pays grad assistants out of his speak...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 28

… { Teaching through mesmerization: Barbara Jordan at the LBJ cle Physics that is a choice in the core curriculum for under- graduates. Students rate him a solid and even entertaining instructor, but Glashow says he finds the experience frus- trating at times. "I find it more exciting to work on my own research than to teach undergraduates who are a somewhat hostile audience," he says, noting that while 500 students jostled for places in his i...…

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…0 tb yaacket. $3 .50 The American Express' Card can get you virtually everything from a leather jacket to a leather-bound classic. Whether you are bound for a bookstore or a beach in Bermuda. So during college and after, it's the perfect way to pay for just about anything you'll want. How to get the Card before graduation. College is the first sign of success. And because we believe in your potential, we've made it easier to get the American E...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 30

… America's Scientist a Sagan teaches on campus and off Carl Sagan may be Cornell's David Duncan Professor of Astronomy and Space Sciences, but he is really Amer- ica's Scientist. Sagan-who also directs the Labora- tory for Planetary Studies at Cornell-is that rarest of celebrities, an academic known worldwide for doing what he does. Ask many people to name the world's greatest living scientist, and they will mention Sagan-and stop. Scientist...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 31

…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 get a guaranteed minimum of $18,000 for college. But best of all, you serve 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 college. The qu...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 32

…, JOHN FICARA-NEWSWEEK The best-known face: Testifying in Washington ate defenders. Dina Vitkauskas, an '87 grad who majored in Biology and Society and wants to become a science writer, is a self-avowed Sagan groupie. She came to Cornell because of him, crashed a graduate seminar her first semester (Sagan let her stay in the class) and covered him for the Cornell Daily Sun. "He's in his office more than most people think," says Vitkauskas, w...…

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… Until now, beer this real came only from a keg. Draft beer is as real as beer gets. Since it's not heat-pasteurized, heat can't change its rich, smooth, real taste. Miller Genuine Draft is as real as that. It's not heat-pasteurized like most other beers in bottles and cans. Instead, it's cold-filtered so it's as rich and smooth as only real draft beer can be. As real asi gets. ,. w …

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 34

… kind of guys who will bet their Spock ears on naming every ac- tor who has played Dr. Who. For starters, the campus is not just guys: woman make up more than one-third of MIT's enter- ing freshmen this year. The school also strives to promote racial and ethnic diversity: last year its administration berated itselfin anextraordinary public report that said minority stu- dents had suffered prejudice throughout MIT's history. The mea culpa and n...…

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… of the engineer is rooted in the society," says MIT president Paul E. Gray. The institute also figures that better communicators not only will promote technology more effec- tively but also will promote themselves into management. "Broadeningtheireducation will, in fact, maximize their careers," pre- dicts Samuel J. Keyser, associate provost for educational programs and policy. These goals, while lofty, sparked contro- versy. Angry students q...…

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… zCHO IC Montana's Big Checkout Line Students at the University of Montana are fighting budget cutbacks by the state legislature in a highly vis- ible way. In order to make merchants-and legislators- aware of the school's financial impact, the student govern- ment has distributed 250,000 small white stickers that read, "I am a student of the Univer- I /19 ~ ru~n io r '$3; .Dot LARS Playing Fair With Freshmen For most freshmen, orien- t...…

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September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 39

…New England's Crate Escape t may not constitute a ma- jor crime wave, but to the A New England dairy indus- try it's the moral equivalent of highway robbery. The crime: theft of milk crates. The chief culprits: college students who use the crates to store books and records. Calling for a crackdown on crate snatchers, dairy lobbyists got a bill intro- duced in the Maine Legislature to stiffen the punishment for milk-crate theft from a $250 fine...…

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…COLLEGE L FE ARCHITECTURE STUART BRATESMAN Museum between two impossibly contradictory styles Bridging the Romanesque and the modem: Dartmouth placed its Hood Showing Art With Style New campus museums attract working artists, donors-and students When Williams College opened the doors of its renovated and expanded art museum last fall, the halls were jammed with glittering, black-tie ce- lebrities. Artists, dealers, critics and col- lecto...…

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… pus could not have occurred in the last century, when neither the art museum nor art itself was welcome on most Ameri- can campuses, nor even early in this century, when the public rarely visited. The first genu- ine campus museum was the ungainly Trumbull Gallery at Yale, built in 1831-32 for $5,000. The designer was none other than the benefactor, Col. John Trumbull, whose own paintings formed the core of the collection. Yale's indulgence s...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 42

…I 11 Vs Laffordable, L'exciting, L'imported, LeMans! Introducing a new form of driving excitement. LeMans. Pontiac's new affordable import. It's equipped with a 1.6 liter fuel-injected engine, power brakes, and folding rear seats-all standard. Its purposeful and distinctive design gives you all the right touches. And it comes with everyday dependability and performance to match. Yet prices start at only $5995* L'outstanding? L'absolutely! THE...…

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…its middle to connote specific, not ancient, history-of Long Beach itself, wherebountiful oil finds were common in the last century. Surely Long Beach expects the same international notori- ety that attended Ohio State, which may have motivated its decision to pick Eisenman and Robertson. Emory, Dartmouth and Williams, while not averse to the calls of publicity or glam- our, have taken a more tradi- tional route, with architects well known for...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 44

…How to write a personal letter 4 by Garrison Keillor and every time I do you make me smile. We need to write, otherwise nobody will know who we are. They will have only a vague impres- sion of us as A Nice Person, because frankly, we don't shine at conversa- tion, we lack the confidence to thrust our faces for- ward and say, "Hi, I'm Heather Hooten, let me tell you about my week." Mostly we say "Uh-huh" and "Oh really." People smile and loo...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 45

…I am in the middle of an essay for International Paper but thought I'd drop you a line. Hi to your sweetie too dash off a note to a pal. Envelopes, stamps, address book, everything in a drawer so you can write fast when the pen is hot. A blank white 8" x 11" sheet can look as big as Montana if the pen's not so hot - try a smaller page and write boldly. Or use a note card with a piece of fine art on the front; if your letter ain't good, at leas...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 47

…C SPORTS Sticking to it: Potential stars practice all the right moves at Smith College sports co A Bigger Game Than You Know College women go world class in field hockey ey is the steak tartare of sports: not much to look at, but once you're hooked, it's hard to give up. "It's exciting and fast-mov- ing," says the five-foot senior. "It's a finesse game." Perhaps. But it can be brutally physical as well, and it is surely a test of endurance....…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 48

…COLLEGE MADE EASY Introducing a typewriter that automatically takes care of many of the picky little details of presenting a beautiful and intelligent-looking college paper. The new Sharp PA-3130 Electronic Memory Intelliwriter.T' Before each line you type is printed, it appears on a display above the keyboard for your review. Meanwhile, your new Sharp is busy using its 50,000 word, built-in dictionary to alert you to misspellings. So you can...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 49

…C OLiLvEGE LT a FiE A Thriving Trade in F~ake ID's As the drinking age rises, students seek new 'proof' they're 21 When the University of California clamped down on underage drink- ing at its San Diego campus two years ago, senior Mark Kelly* got back into the phony-ID business. No razor blades or ink remover for Kelly; his product was a masterpiece of the amateur counterfeiter's art, which he perfected in high school. With the help of a frie...…

September 23, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 10) • Page Image 50

…C O L L E G E L I F E Atxl J1 ttl!.i OnK License to swill: Doormen 'card' customers at a popular USC hangout; page from bartenders'checking guide (16 client's actual license, photo- graph the composite, then lami- nate. When the drinking age Mine went up, Billy began making about 15 altered licenses a week. Vil "Mine were the best I've ever seen," says Billy with pride. Serious consequences: In most states, possession of a phony ID is a mi...…

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