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October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 1

…It r ur Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom IUIt Vol. XCVIII, No. 30 Ann Arbor, Michigan -Wednesday, October 21, 1987 Copyright 1987, The Michigan Daily sA 3 8 ,.Easthope to resign post t( By MARTHA SEVETSON Thomas Easthope, after 18 years as the University's associate vice president for Student Services, is re- signing today to follow a "very lu- crative business opportunity." Easthope said he will put his res- ignation letter on Vice ...…

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…Page 2 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987 U.S.S.R diplomat may come to 'U'IN BRIEF C milvd fr A cnintd lPrc on By HEATHER EURICH Boris Ivanov, spokesperson for the Soviet Embassy in Washington D.C., said this week he would be happy to reschedule a canceled speech on arms reduction. Ivanov was scheduled to speak at the Univer- sity about arms control on Oct. 15 but cancelled his appointment on Sept. 28 saying he could not obtain...…

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… The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987-Page 3 Iran vows to retaliate in response to U.S. attack MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) - Iran will strike back and "make the U.S. regret" the Navy shelling that destroyed two oil platforms in the Persian Gulf, Iranian leaders said yesterday. Hashemi Rafsanjani, speaker of the Iranian Parliament and one of Iran's most powerful leaders, said his vow of retaliation was "not a threat, but a reality." Prime M...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 4

…4 OPINION Page 4 Wednesday, October 21, 1987 The Michigan Daily Edte m ra btn a nfichigan Edited and managed by students at The University of Michigan Fat Al replies to Vol. XCVIII, No. 30 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 FAT AL 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. C - minusism B Y UNANI...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987- Page 5 Jackson researches status of minorities MSA denies groups' privileges (Continued from Page 1) "He has already more than ful- filled our high expectations," said John D'Arms, dean of Rackham Graduate School. D'Arms, with the help of a fac- ulty advisory search group, ap- pointed Jackson as associate dean af- ter interviewing at least five other candidates. Jackson, who is on sab- batical...…

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…A Page 6-The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987 CI JASSJFJD ADS 764-0557 4 LOST & FOUND LOST: 6 000.NEW U-M STUDENTS! Help them find their way! Orientation 1988. LOST: GOLD BRACELET with heart detail. If found call 764-8879 & leave message. hOST: LAST SUMMER'S ORIENTATION LEADERSThis can be your year. Apply now! FOR SALE B'&O 9000 new $2100, B&O Red Line 140 spkrs. New $640 unopened gifts. 668-1011. HOME/CAR AUDIO components/spk...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 7

…ARTS The Michigan Daily_ Wednesday, October 21, 1987 Page 7 Taj Mahal sings savory By Todd Shanker You can just feel that Delta mud between your toes when the imposing, six foot four inch Taj Mahal kicks into the stinging Mississippi country-blues of Sleepy John Estes' "Leaving Trunk." Mahal will bring this and an extraordinary palette of personalized blues variations to the Ark for two shows tonight. "Leaving Trunk" is a down and dirt...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 8

…Page 8-The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987 'Contrast' explores America' spast By Debra Chesnin Ask any of the people strolling through the Diag today, and they will probably know that this year is the 200th anniversary of the United States Constitution. But how many are aware that this year is also the 200th anniversary of the first performance of The Contrast ? The number of people who have even heard of The Contrast is very sm...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987- Page 9 The Ballad of Joe Bob Briggs By John Shea This is the story of Joe B o b Briggs and John Bloom and how they two men became one. Perhaps you have heard of the story. In January of 1982, the editors of; the Dallas Times Herald asked young hot shot film critic John Bloom to investigate why drive-in theatresj were still thriving in Texas but disappearing all across the rest of the; country...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 10

…U Field Hockey at Michigan State Sunday, 2 p.m. SPORTS Wednesday, October 21, 1987 Women's Soccer vs. Indiana Sunday, 10 p.m. Mitchell Field The Michigan Daily Page 10 0 Mallory family feud has rosy meaning w By RICK KAPLAN Doug Mallory's family all will be in attendance at this weekend's Michigan-Indiana football game at Bloomington. "Hopefully a few of them will cheer for Michigan," said the Wolverine safety. Doug will be on the "wr...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987- Page 11 I K THE SPORTING VIEWS By DAVID WEBSTER I remember playing baseball as a little kid. Coming home in a cloud of dust, like Pigpen, with dirt in my ears, up my nose, and caked into my 12- year-old grin. My clothes were always covered with huge dark green stains from diving across the outfield grass with the recklessness of Freddy Lynn. I used to look forward to getting my uniform grung...…

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…U Page 12 -The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, October 21, 1987 'M' SWEEPS SIX SCHOOLS IN 12 GAMES Spikers take third invitational SPORTS OF THE DAILY Linksters last at By LISA GILBERT It's hard to believe that a little over a week ago the Michigan volleyball team was singing the blues. The team lost senior setter Lisa Vahi with an injury and suffered through a dismal five- game losing streak. The outlook for the rest of the season appeared ble...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 15

… 3EW EEN THESE SHEETS glume 2 Issue 1 Fall 1987 carnal cartoonist at George Washington U; edieval marauders at U of Maryland; fortune- eking filmmakers succeeding in Florida; a future ega-model from U of Kansas; dragons being estroyed at Cornell; passionate tv producers at U f Miami and Stanford; a calendar star hits the law ooks at U of Virginia. e searched the nation's playing fields and found ome of the brightest, most talented, all-out ne...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 16

… What's a man supposed to do ? ,p44'AC/6® EDITORIAL Editor in Chief Michael Weiss Executive Editors Robin Clark Catie Lott Contributing Editor Dini von Mueffling Design/Production Catie Lott Headline Assistant Zibby Costello In these confusing times a man's got to be ready to do just about any- ihing-handle a rowdy drunk or deliver a baby, fly an airplane . or cook a seven-course meal. The Modern Man's Guide to Life> pulls no punches and tel...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 17

…)N LOCATION m's a Beach U OF KANSAS: One small taste of success, and now Sara Munson craves more. Craves it badly enough, in fact, to put college on hold and devote all her energies toward pursuing a professional modeling career. An exercise science major at the University of Kansas, Sara, 20, began modeling three years ago when an amateur photographer asked if he could take some photos of her. He submitted them to Ujena, a swimsuit fashion c...…

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…ON LOCATION Good Knight U OF MARYLAND: Around the second week of every October, Michael Smith prepares for battle. He repairs his weaponry and polishes his chain mail armor. He cleans his draw- string slacks and wool hosen, and sews up his leather shoes with wax thread. Then, on the 14th of the month, he heads for the "Hill of Senlac" on the campus of the University of Maryland, accompanied by fel- low members of the Maryland Mercenary Militia...…

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…)N LOCATION U OF VIRGINIA: Amazing! If her high school friends could see her now, that is what they would say about A.J. Brownstein. A.J., a blonde, 90-pound beauty, ap- peared last spring as the cover model on the University of Florida 1987 Women of UF Calendar. Yet the 22-year-old University of Virginia first- year law student admits to having been unattractive in high school. "When I was in middle school, I was hated;' A.J. said. "I was th...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 20

…nan ea ofscand , rigabuseand illegitimate recruitment ipractes, there are still a lot of college athletes who sacceed honorbly. But unlike the stereotypical athletes of the past, today's stars are not one-dimensional sports machines with names like B if Rocky nd Moose. Rather, they are charismatic individuals with names lke Daiva, Klint and Shol, They look as good off the field as on, and theyre excelling in the classrom as well. But don't thi...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 21

… 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. Take the most obvious one: typos. On ...…

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…Bridgett Bonds (top left) grew up in St. Louis surrounded by poverty and crime. As a star basketball player at Southern Illinois University, she has talent that could take her away from city slum life. Instead, after graduation she plans to return to the city and help others find an escape through college. Dana Lofland (above left) is a two time All-American golfer at San Jose State University. Freshman quarterback Klint Alexander (top right) ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 23

…. .AND FINALLY,DAIVA! Clothes by Reebok: French terry red skirt, 100% cotton, $28; poly-lycra black tank le- otard, $25; flop socks, $8; freestyle high tops, $50. Clothes by Calvin Klein: off the shoulder sweater, lambswool angora, $84; black five pocket jeans, $44. Clothes by Benetton: cropped multi-colored sweater with front zipper, 100% wool, $78; green knit leggings, 100% wool, $39; socks by Hot Sox, $8. Athletic shoes by Spalding: Cath...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 24

… OBSESSION WITH THE ARTS Never Say Never Eleena deLisser/University of Pennsylvania Almost every little girl dreams of being a ballerina; floating across the stage in pink satin, and being able to stand on her toes. Most, however, lose interest before their ballet shoes get dirty. Catharine Clark was the exception. The 20-year-old University of Pennsylvania student devoted her life to ballet, until at 16 she was told she would never dance ag...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 25

…IN THE HOTLIGHT Dweezil Zappa In the last year, Dweezil Zappa has been gaining recognition as a sarcastic guest VJ on MTV, an up and coming young actor and the boyfriend to cel- ebrated elder women Molly Ringwald and Katie Wagner. More than anything else, though, Dweezil wants to be known as a talented guitarist. At the age of 18, he has already recorded his own album, played guitar on Don Johnson's album, and made a video. More musical produ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 26

…IN THE HOTLIGHT Film Fusion Mitch Williams, Ohio State In an industry filled with people who live on hype, Alan Parker is that rare individual whose work speaks for itself. He has directed "Bugsy Ma- lone'" "Midnight Express," "Fame," "Shoot the Moon" "Pink Floyd-The Wall" and "Birdy." His most recent work was directing "Angel Heart," which was just recently released on video in its original, uncut version. MW: Was there a certain moment when ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 28

… The XL 2000 with the 50,000 word Spell-Rightfmelectronic dictionary. It's the high priced correction system without the high price. Now when you make a mistake, you're going to hear about it. Because when you misspell or mistype any of 50,000 words, the new XL 2000 portable electronic typewriter with Spell-Right lets you know with a beep. And that's just one of the advanced features in a correction system that makes the XL 2000 the correct c...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 30

…1 Honda goes to any length to make improvements. In the new Civic Hatchback, about 5 inches does the job nicely. The longer wheelbase adds a lot more room inside. You'll find the front legroom extends to over 42 inches. That's over half as tall as the average person. There is extra foot room for those of you in the rear seats. More cubic feet behind you in the cargo space. And a new 4-wheel double wishbone suspension system helps give a little...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 31

…TOP OFTEWE Page 14 College Life Burnout: With greater costs and difficult career decisions, student stress is running high Page 4 A drug that may block the side effects of stress Page 7 Speed seems dangerously accepted Page 8 Miami's quarterback competes with a legacy Page 13 * Today's hyperactive orientation Page 14 Education * Sewanee maintains academic traditions on its Tennessee mountaintop Page 16 * Residential colleges prosper Page 18 ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 32

… I I T H E M A I L It's an epidemic of people who can't read. Believe it or not, 27 million Americans are functionally illiterate, about one adult in five. The solution to this problem is you...when you join the fight against illiteracy. So call the Coalition for Literacy at toll-free 1-800-228-8813 and volunteer. Volunteer Against Illiteracy. The only degree you need is a degree of caring. C Altion for Literacy Space for this message cont...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 33

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October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 34

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October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 35

… fl sDeUk 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...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 37

…reKSUU 0 U- u L ' The Perils of Burnout e left no note, no last messages, nothing to justify the desperation of his final act. But in Stress is running even higher his last despairing hours, according to the USC Daily Trojan, he telephoned his mother. "He felt like no matter what he did, he than usual atcolleges this fall. In couldn't please anybody," she recalled to the newspaper. Then, about 2 o'clock one morning last month, Hansey Bermudez ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 38

…4 wouldn't be able to make it," says Tulane sophomore Chris Hall, a double major in biochemistry and mathematics. "You're putting 18,000 bucks a year on the line, and you want to do well." The heavy financial freight, in turn, ratchets up worries about landing a good job after graduation. "There is a high value placed on money and making money," says Bradford King, director of the USC counseling center, "and students feel a great pressure to ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 39

… Each year of college brings its own common problems, from breaking with the past to coping with the future susceptibility. But one overarching cause, noted by many experts, is a sense of emotional isolation. "When you're going through emotional traumas, they become too much to handle when you feel alone," says Nancy Nelkin, a social worker on the Tulane counseling staff. Those who are most likely to crack under pressure are those who cannot ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 40

…f -wi. i C F mu Speeding Along Today's Fast Track T he message "speed kills" seems never to have'taken hold in some college towns. When these powerful am- phetamines are mentioned in many student circles, they're usually dismissed as danger- ous relics from bygone druggie days. But in Austin, Texas, for example, home of the flagship campus of the University of Texas, police say that street sales of crystal methamphet amine-a.k.a. crank, g...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 41

… PAUL S. HOWELL Confiscated cache: Mollies, crystal meth, Preludin trouble; many use crank a few times and walk away. The dan- ger isn't necessarily that your chest will explode the first time you try speed; but, says Mark Lanier of Charter Hospi- tal of Columbia in Missouri, "if you normally rely on some- thing else to get you through a situation-even something as simple as NoDoz-you're cop- ing with life with a drug." As Klerkegaard said: ...…

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…When everything becomes too much, a good support system-family, friends, advisers-can help a lot 4 out, so I do, but during the week, it's time to do work, so I do." Finding your own limits is tricky, but vital. "For each person there is an optimal level of stress at which they will function well," says counselor Corazzini of Virginia Common- wealth. "Anxiety will push some people the night before the paper is due, and they'll get the job do...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 43

…Allstate has dozens of career opportunities that giveyou good money, great training, and terrific benefits... And selling insurance is onlyone ofthem. D p1E These exciting and challeng- ing careers include the areas of finance, communications, law, research, analysis, cor- porate relations, planning, as well as sales. And every one has a strong growth potential for advance- ment into management. No wonder. Allstate, a member of the Sears Fin...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 44

… 4 I / YOUR PC WANTS YOU TO GIVE IT THE SAME ADVANTAGE YOU GIVE YOUR TAPE DECK AND VCR. It's only fair. Not to mention logical. PC's want to perform as well as all your other sophisticated elec- tronic equipment. If you're like millions of informed people throughout the world, you rely on the ultimate in audio and video recording performance. You rely on TDK. Well, you should also rely on TDK when it comes to your computer. TDK's Floppy Dis...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 45

… A New Quarterback Steps Into the Miami Sunlight All he has to do is 'make something happen' erhaps never in the history of college football has one team been blessed U with a succession of quarterbacks like Jim Kelly, Bernie Kosar and Vinny Testa- verde. Excitement at Miami has been building for a decade. And after Kosar led the Hurricanes to a national championship three years ago, Miami became one of the most-watched teams in football. La...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 46

…Fun, Fun, Fun at Orientation O rientation used to be about orientation. You know: how to find the library, how to avoid your roommate, how to keep from feeling like a frosh out of water. But the straightfor- ward approach just doesn't cut it anymore. Students want action. So today's orientation is eating and dancing and schmoozing and bicycling and all that fun stuff. Should this fall's exhausted freshmen luck out, they'll even survive to beco...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 48

…Southern Gothic Style Tradition and learning blend on Tennessee's Sewanee mountaintop The school's official name is the Univer- sity of the South, but it's known among friends as Sewanee. The nickname has nothing to do with the Swanee River cele- brated by Stephen Foster and Al Jolson; rather, it represents the 2,000-foot moun- tain in rural Tennessee on which the college stands and the community that grew around it. The university literally ...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 49

…;J1. the review helped foster the careers of Wil- liam Faulkner, Allen Tate, Andrew Lytle and Robert Penn Warren. Legends, too, abound. There is a semi- official reverence for dogs-which are said to be reincarnated professors. All canine pets have run of the campus and, according to student-activities director Chris Asmus- sen, "People do talk to the dogs, and the dogs have a lot to say." Ghosts are also said to roam the campus. A favorite is...…

October 21, 1987 (vol. 98, iss. 30) • Page Image 50

…When Houses Are More Than Homes Residential colleges old and new proser L i r ,44 4 The average dormitory denizen does not respond to a 4 a.m. fire drill on a chill September morning by bursting into folk song, as some residents of Carmichael Hall at the University of North Carolina did last fall. In Spanish. Senior Bob White strummed his guitar during the obligatory wait outside (it was a false alarm), and his floormates chimed in with the...…

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