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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

…Ninety-eight years of editorial freedom Vol. XCVIII, No. 99 Ann Arbor, Michigan - Monday, February 29, 1988 Copyright 1988, The Michigan Doily 'M' falls to Iowa, 95-87 By PETE STEINERT Special to the Daily IOWA CITY - Two weeks still remain in the Big Ten basketball season, but the race for the conference championship is all but over. Iowa's 95-87 victory over Michigan Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena made sure of that. The loss leaves the ...…

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…Page 2 -The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988 Congress faces Contra aid debate WASHINGTON (AP) - Con- gress faces a confusing choice this week between two rival versions of a plan to help the Nicaraguan rebels. ,-A vote is scheduled for Thursday tir Ilecide whether the U.S.-backed Contras will get an aid package 4rAfted by House Democrats, a sim- 4lione drawn up by House Repub- 1igans, or nothing at all. CURRENT authority to aid the C...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988- Pogt3 U U.N. resoluti~onsl- Die-in decry American Regents reject bylaw change, spur protest anti-PLO efforts By JIM PONIEWOZIK About 20 members of the Les- bian and Gay Rights Organizing Committee staged a "die-in" follow- ing the University Board of Regents' Feb. 19 meeting, after the regents refused to vote on a LaGROC pro- posal to amend an anti-discrimina- tion bylaw. The group had propos...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 4

…OPINION {.s s Page 4 Monday, February 29, 1988 The Michigan Daily - , i Edited and managed by students at The University of Michigan Institutional racism defined Vol. XCVIII No. 99 420 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. PLO eaceplan ignored IT HAS BEEN OVER A ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29,1988- Page 5 New Mexico reveals clues to the past Left - A cat suns itself in the Taos pueblo, the oldest continually inhabited structure in America. Right - Undated Native American rock painting decorates the walls of a remote canyon near Ocate, New Mexico. Below - A young Native American in the Taos pueblo uses a chain saw to craft a traditional wooden drum. ' Photos by Robin Loznak AN INTERNSH...…

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…Page 6 -The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988 CL1ASSIFIED ADS 764-0557 LOST & FOUND FOUND: AN ANKH EARRING on Fri. night on the sidewalk of Hill btw. East U. and Church. Call 764-3619. FOR SALE GOLDSTAR GHV-42FM VCR $275. Sears Free Spirit 24' 10 speed brand new $75. Ask for Kevin 995-879 HOME/CAR COMPONENTS & SPKRS. ,TV'S/VCR's. COMPUTERS. SUPER PRICES. 668-1011. NEW AGE CRYSTALS ideal for meditation, sprrtual growth. On sale $20 post...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988- PagQ7 Fleming 'disappointed' with Blanchard's proposed budget .d 6 (Continued from Page 1) "The trend has been over this decade for the proportion of funding from the state to go down and the proportion of funding from tuition to go up," he said. In 1978-79, the state was responsible for 61 percent of the general fund, Fleming said. The state is only carrying 49 percent this year. Both univers...…

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…9.- ARTS I. , fit: Lii --.. .. " +e Michigan Daily Monday, February 29, 1988 Page 8 Pae8 r3 f I-4 Spring Break: Fy Jennifer Kohn ; c a As Theatre Editor at the Daily I' re become a victimized observer. Xi It is almost impossible for me to fi1k to people without being aware of facets of their performances or cdticisms of their scripts. This spring break was no exception. I ttivelled in a car through towns I'd ever seen before and...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988- Page 9 Records Steve Winwood Chronicle Island Records Also included is the recent born- again mega-hit, "Valerie," originally released in 1982, during which time it received airplay on only A.O.R. stations and "Talking Back To the The Spenser Davis Group, Blind Night of the same year. In a Faith, Traffic, The Jimi Hendrix =t;,Nighy therae eaInt a Experience - these are some of the the highly un...…

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…Men's Basketball vs. Northwestern Wednesday, 8 p.m. Crisler Arena SPORTS Indoor Track Silverston Invitational Saturday Track and Tennis Building The Michigan Daily Monday, February 29, .1988 Page 11. Rush Delivey BY JEFF RUSH No need for Mr. Bill to lose his head now IOWA CITY - Oh no, Mr. Bill! That must have been what Michigan fans were thinking when coach Bill Frieder put Gary Grant back into the lineup with 1:06 left in the first ha...…

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…Page 12 -The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988 Swimmers successfullyl defend Big By STEVE ROEDER While much of the student body was enjoying the sun and surf at a southern locale of choice, the women's swimming and diving teams successfully de- fended their Big Ten title at Indianapolis. The Wolverines piled up 720.5 points, far outdis- tancing Ohio State (523), Northwestern (435), and Minnesota (379) in the fastest conference meet in...…

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…The Michigan Daily-Monday, February 29, 1988- Page 13 CALGARY, Alba. (AP) - Brent Rushlaw, a four-time U.S. Olympic bobsledder, came within a tick of a clock of winning a medal Sunday as time ran out on America at the Winter Olympics. The United States won a paltry six medals, the same number taken by Netherlands and Finland. This was the worst American showing since 1936, when the U.S. took home only four of the available 51 medals. For the ...…

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 19

…TOP SO HEWE NEWSWEEK ON CAMPUS: Standing on Our Own n a somewhat unusual way, NEWSWEEK ON CAMPUS touches another milestone with this first issue of 1988. Those of you who are subscrib- ers to NEWSWEEK itself have always received NEWSWEEK ON CAMPUS bound inside the parent magazine. You are re- ceiving this issue, and will re- ceive future issues, in a sepa- rate mailing. Why? Because we have grown enough that we cannot be considered a supple-...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 20

…T H E M A I L a Student Burnout Your cover story on burnout (COLLEGE LIFE) is coincident with three recent sui- cides at MIT. Many students believe that unless they succeed here they are failures in life. But students should know that their intelligence and talents are gifts that should not be wasted-they can be used in another career or developed at another, less pressured college. EILEEN KROLIKOWSKI Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ca...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 21

…nity alone was very rewarding. Sometimes, just watching and observing the best in their field is itself as beneficial as jobs that offer hands-on experience. BECKY RUBIN University of Georgia Athens, Ga. Halls of Residence? In response to "When Houses Are More Than Homes" (EDUCATION), please rid your publication of the outdated term "dormi- tory." It conjures up images of a barracks. For those of us who have worked hard on graduate degrees to ...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 22

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 23

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 25

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February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 26

…E DS Colleges Chart a New Course of Study Scholars continue the never-ending search for the perfect curriculum 0 0 Cambridge, Mass. They sit at the bar, hunch over their drinks and ignore the bowl of salted peanuts between So, these two shaggy, intellectual types go into a tavern in them. The first one, Ralph Waldo Emerson, takes a long, slow sip of his blue Margarita and proclaims, "Harvard teaches all the branches of learning." The second...…

February 29, 1988 (vol. 98, iss. 99) • Page Image 27

… So, what is happening out there to colleges and universities? Most of the revisions that have been and will be put into effect go straight to the heart of the mat- ter. That "heart" is general edu- cation-the profoundly impractical body of courses intended to broad- en one's knowledge and improve the intellect. Traditionally, this has meant study in the liberal arts-an emphasis that largely distinguishes colleges from vocational schools. In a...…

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…E _ A T . T '.. 'rsJr e M .. '" J am. 40 . '-' f / 11 w 1 e AW the most open of colleges, dissatisfac- tion exists. At Brown, long a bastion of curricular freedom, a full-scale re- view of the curriculum is under way. The purpose, says Sheila Blumstein, dean of the undergraduate college, is "to look objectively where we are now and find the weak areas." But she denies wanting to counter the school's liberal, liberal-arts tradition. More than...…

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… including Cognitive Science and Me- dieval / Renaissance Studies. "Stu- dents find it interesting to bridge and to cross specific disciplines," notes William Cain, director of American Studies, an interdepartmental major at Wellesley. "I think interdiscipli- nary work provides breadth, range, freedom, openness." There are other attempts to repair the fragmented curriculum. The Uni- versity of Washington has created the College Studies Program...…

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…E 3 A T O 0 CC -r J -.'-- '~,,,..- Testing other recipes for knowledge: The experiments continue been added to the debate by Allan Bloom's best seller "The Closing of the American Mind." Bloom, a University of Chicago professor, hoped his book would convince selective institutions- he shows no interest in other institutions-to adopt the "Great Books" curriculum that he studied, and now teaches, at Chicago. He laments the changes in attitudes...…

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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 ...…

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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

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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

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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...…

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…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...…

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…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 ...…

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…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 ...…

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…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...…

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… 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...…

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… 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...…

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… 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...…

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