1987-10-23; Central Michigan Life
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J** * Central Michigan FRIDAY October 23. 1987 • \ I 5 VOi LUME71. NUMBER 23 '.Vv*..!*. mm,^j^z:^. ^aw --_ ..»:•,}••' :/t?P£Qes. Contras coming ■Nicaraguan rebel forces officials to speak Tuesday by MARK LaROSA LlEE Assmy.t Nt-ws Edior Two officials of the Nicaura- guan Contra .resistance are scheduled to be on campus Tuesday speaking about the situation in the Central American country and answering questions. The event, which is sponsored by the College Republicans Federation of Michigan, is scheduled at 1 p.m. in Warriner Auditorium. Admission is free and it it open to •anyone who is interested. '■ CMU College Republicans Chairman Jason Rarrix said the two Contras are Alvaro Talxxida and Rogelio Rardo-Maurvr. Taboada serves as the head of the legal commission for the resistance, and is the former ambassador to Ecuador for the Sandinasta government. Pardo- Maurer is the special assistant to the U.S. representative of the Nicaraguan Resistance Rarrix, Wyoming senior, said the two men will discuss the history of the Sandinista government, the current state of the Contras and the Central American Peace Plan. The Contra resistance is fighting the Sandinista government of Nicaragua. Contra supporters claim the Sandinista government is bucked by the Soviet Union ami is a threat to US. security. The situation in Nicaragua came into thi* spotlight this summer when the profits from sales of U.S. arms to Iran were used to fund the Contras after Congress voted against I" S. funding The Central American Peace Plan is an agreement lietueeii Costa Rica. KI Salvador. (iuatemala. Nicaragua and Honduras to begin a cease-fire which will take efli-ct the first of Novemlrer, Kate Stout, .sociology professor, said Stout said the Contra-, and the U.S. have not agreed to sign the plan Rarrix said the Contras are visiting campus to "increase Please See CONTRA P.kk 12 Soggy snow soaks CMU White stuff hits area early by WENDY GENZER LIFE Stjfl Wrier Dale Robertson. Port Huron senior, braves the first snowfall Thursday afternoon by holding his backpack over his head while talking in front of Park library Nearly ".■ inch of snow mixed CMUFttUmi* Ent) not with ram and fell on Mount Pleasant. The cool weather the snow is e«[*ected to stick around for the weekend It seemed closer to Christmas than Halloween Thursday as the season's first snowfall dumped almost a half inch of the soggy stuff on the area. Rruce Pape. geography instructor, said between three-tenths and four-tenths of an inch of snow mixed with rain fell on Mount Pleasant Thursday. He said it's too early to expert the white stuff to accumulate on the ground, but it'll Ih- winter sixin enough. "tThe first snowfall* came early this year." In- said, adding, "()ct<>l>cr snow is usually sporadic and doesn't last." Pape said he experts to have cool temperatures for the next few days. He said the weekend highs should be alxmt 40 to 42 degrees, and added the lows shouldn't fall In-low 30 degrees. He said there's a good chance for more ram and snow in the next few days, but added he doesn't expect it to accumulate on the ground "Up in Ironwood they got lt> inches of snow (Thursday! — and that's what's on the ground." he said. Pape said he doubted that would happen in tin- Mount Pleasant urea this weekend Ix-caiise the ground still reflects the summer heat "It's too warm to have an accumulation." he said. Even though there isn't much snow on the ground, the streets still are slip]M-ry. Two minor accidents were reported on citv roads Thursday afternoon In the first, a vehicle driven by a lb-year-old Mount Pleasant youth was -.truck by a vehicle driven by a 2(>-vear-old Mount Pleasant woman at the intersection of Fancher ami Hroadway Streets at 2:.'"') p m The police report stated the woman, who was issued a failure to yield citation, did not see the youth and pulled out. striking the vehicle. In the second incident, a 47-year-old Mount Pleasant woman was issued a failure to yield citation after the vehicle she was driving struck a vehicle at the intersection of Watson and Highland streets at 3r23 p.m. The ;*.ri-year-old Mount Pleasant woman driving the other vehicle vvas issued a citation for failure to show proof of insurance and registration, according to the report The reports indicated no one was injuu-d in either incident. The spokesman said he was not sure :f the inclement weatjicr was a factor in the accidents, but he advised motorists should 1m- careful when driving on the slushy roads He said people should plan to s|«-rul a little extra time traveling than I hey would allow themselves on dry pavement "Drive more slowly II vou Ins.- control ofthe vehicle you're driving, turn the steering wheel m the direction ofthe spin and it will corn-it itself." he said Official approves budget allocations by YVONNE CLAES LIFE Statl Wnter Proposed budget allocations for some campus organization* received approval Wednesday. The Student Budget Review and Allocation Committee (SBAC) conducted all its hearings Oct. 6. 7 and 8 to decide how much budget money about 40 campus groups will receive for the 1987-88 school year. Susan Repp, assistant vice president for Student AfTairn, received the SBAC allocation rectxnznendations after those meetings. All SBAC allocations must receive Repp's approval. Repp. SBAC Chairman Christopher Long and SBAC Adviser David Lascu met in Repp's Foust Hall office Wednesday to discuss some of the recommendations, said Long, Waterford senior. Long would not release names ofthe organizations that received budget approval, nor would he disclose the amount, of •money approved thus far. "I can't give a date as to when allocations will be made known." Long said. "We still have to finish making allocation decisions." Campus organization representatives must be contacted before allocations are made public, Long said. The amount of money SBAC has to allocate will be revealed when all organizational budgets have Please See SBAC Page 12 Clerical workers end food services boycott by KATHY PETERSEN ; -i •..■as i,i!..- An economic boycott of Rovee University Center food services ended Wednesday and Staff Association <S.-\i may Ih- back at the bargaining table soon SA President Rosalyn Nedry said the economic boycott, which In-gan in September, has proven its point The last action in the Imycott vvas a brown bag lunch The union filed for fact-finding About ">n people brought sack after mediation failed this lunches into the U("s Cafe summer. Kxpress Wednesday "We figure we have proven our (Hiint and made our statement pretty clear." s.ud Nedry. administrative secretary in the Instructional Materials Center Now. slu s.ud. the union is considering returning to the bargaining table with a mediator "We are anxious and eager and ready Ito return to the bargaining table I." she said, adding that scheduling a time the administration and SA bargaining teams has but not le.utu not Ix-en set. liked People with sack lunches filled "They all just kind ol walk by. several tables in the smoking ■■■ section of the Cafe Kxprcss »"<• mm* S.-i- CLERICAL r\,i*. ■ 1 ? Wednesday, but according tu one SA employee, the ptotest did not draw miu li al tent ion ('hern 1st rv depart inent secretary Hard W.ildbilhg said during the demonstration that people were noticing t he i r act ions. is she would have Music building approval stalled in Lansing by ROGER MORGENSTERN : :ffr til Tor A busy schedule at the state capital has temporarily stalled formal approval of CMU's SI 2 7 million music facility's program statement — but officials say there's no cause for alarm Department of Management and Rudget iDMRl officials have examined the program statement and made a recommendation to the deputy director for budget's office, but work on Michigan's budget has delayed any further action, said Herb DeJonge, deputy director for management at DMR. The program .statement, completed by CMU in December, outlines the University's needs for a music facility and gives a detailed description of each ofthe 130 proposed rooms. If DMB Director Shelby ■•■ittce by the meeting Solomon approves the program The delay is a concern, but it's statement, the Joint Capital not diminishing any expectation Outlay Subcommittee will review over the proposal's DMR passage. the proposal and then authorize funds for an architect to prepare preliminary structure drawings. The subcommittee is scheduled to meet Thursday. DeJonge would not speculate if the music building proposal will get to the subcom* said Richard Miller, executive assistant to the president for (ii.-.rmmcnt.il Relations "I'm confident that it will In- approved," Miller said. Although there are no specific r'liMse Se<* MUSIC P.*'*<* 12 Insido °ption p|qy Waking up UFE Group locks for alternative to iaaa—~m~. *% MAC teams ready for stretch /***»*■■*■■ a ffi /Page 3 afterho-humstarj /KCICJ© V annual ball run Driving ahead Football team tries to move up in standings Friday night videos Organizations have dam Alcohol Awareness Week /t%aaaaaaaaa. O Organizations have dance for tt*j^m^mara, M M POgeO Alcohol Awareness Week /POgO 11 WEATHER BRIEFLY Cloudy skies today with scattered showers and highs near 40. A chance of rain or snow Saturday and partly cloudy skies Sunday. Highs in the 40s and lows near 30 through Sunday. With the end of Daylight Savings Time, cixks need to be set back one hour Saturday night.
|Title||1987-10-23; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Friday, October 23, 1987 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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