1984-10-22; Central Michigan Life
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;J' '~J .■'*-'* f; '1,- '. V fceriffil Michigan LIFE Mondry. October 22.1984 £•1984 CM LIFE 12 pages Mount Pleasant. Mich. 488S9 Vol.67 No.24 TKE bill dispute may be resolved by RANOY LOVELY LIFE Copy Editor The bill for damages incur- . red during last May's "End of . the World" party finally is on its way toward being resolved. Saturday. 20 to 30 fraternity and sorority members partici- ' pated in a community service '. project to resolve the S2.064.47 : bill charged to the Tau Kappa : Epsilon fraternity. The TKE's were fined for the : May 10 party by the city to cov- :er clean-up costs, damages. 1 and the cost of extra police per- : sonne! needed to patrol the par- ; ty. Mount Pleasant City Mana- : gerTom Martin said. : The service project was : negotiated between the city ; and TKEs and consisted of the : members raking leaves around . town, Martin said. The agreement called for 550 man hours of work at S5 an hour. The city and the TKEs have been trying to resolve the bill since the beginning of the school year. Negotiations were canceled last Monday after the TKEs charged the city with police brutality. The final resolution to the conflict was planned Thursday night. "We just sat down and talked about it." Martin said. Although the group canceled the project last week. Marc Konecny. TKE president, said * the fraternity decided to resolve the matter in order to eliminate some of the conflicts with the city. The TKEs are in the process of gathering witnesses in a possible lawsuit against the city for alleged police brutality. "I'm not saying it's right, but we just want to get it over with." Konecny. Midland senior, said. Students raked leaves on Washington. Main. University and Douglas streets from Bellows to High streets. Members of the Tau Kapa Epsilon and Delta Chi fraternities and the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority participated in the service project. "I had a hard time getting a hold of people." Konecny said. The TKEs originally agreed to gather 100 volunteers. The students worked for 2 ' » hours Saturday. Konecny was not sure whether the service project had been satisfied or whether more work would have to be done in the future. •See "TKEs" — page 11 CM Lift till 5UMM Members of campus fraternities and a sorority participated in a community vice project north of Bellows Street Saturday afternoon. ser- Auditor recommends computer controls by PAUL MASON LIFE Managing Editor Controlling academic computer use is one of the recommendations made to Central as the result of an audit conducted by the State Auditor General. In a report released Inst week, the State Auditor Genera! made recommendation-, regarding ilie Computet - Services lucludinc oiu calling on I'enti • \\ "improve its methods lot- monitoring and onitroilini: academic computet use." "Controls are essential to prevent unnecessary or personal use by students. Students are not charged lor computer time to recover the cost of providing computer services." the report stated. In a formal written response from Ihe Office of Business and Finance, to the Audit Report recommendations, concurred with the recommendation to imprnveacademic computer controls. "They're suggesting there could be problems or that some people could be using it (the academic computer system) too much — not that there are problems.'" Jerry Tuhbs. vice president for business and finance, said. The audit of Central's procedures and policies covers .lulv I. 1979throughJan31 .1984. Tubbs said the audit report contains only recommendations by the auditor general, which do not necessarily have to be followed "They look at where they're at now compared to how they perceive it should be." Tubbs said of some of the recommendations regarding Computer Services. Other recommendations listed m the report include development of operating instructions for all computer systems and improvement of internal control for computer operations by requiring a computer operator to be present when systems soft ware programmers are changing the operating svstcm. Other computer system recommendations listed in the report include: — Improving internal control for computer operations In rotating responsibility for systems among computer operators periodically. — Maintaining centralized records of microcomputer equipment and software and periodically verify theaccuracy of those records. — Development of a formal written disaster recovery plan for data processing in the event that an emergency situation causesan interruption inoperations. — Establishing a formal policy requiring administrative users to change terminal passwords on a regular basis and upon termination of any employees assigned passwords — Develop policy guidelines to manage micio-coinpuier operations and to provide adequate control and security The report also recommends Central establish a long-range plan for overall coordination of its data-processing needs and computer resources and activities. Vote dissatisfies someSGA reps Morning mishap CM Lift *•» tuml Mount Pleasant firefighters attend to Cecil Charles Purdy. S3, of 109 Leaton. w ho was injured in a two-car accident Saturday morning at the Broadway and Fancher intersection. Purdy was treated and released at Central Michigan Community Hospital,a hospital spokeswoman said. Two passengers in his car and the driver of the second car were uninjured. See police reports page 7. byCHERYLJACKSON LIFE Staff Writer Although some board members are pleased with the out come of Thursday's special Student Government Association meeting, others expressed dissatisfaction with the result, which showed some inconsis- tancy in the way some mem bersvoted. Thursday's meeting ended with the appointment of Paul Bandrowski as sophomore rep resentative. a position which he was denied during Wednesday's regular meeting Freshman representative Jennifer Smith said she is happy with theboard'sdecision Smith. Canton, said she voted against the appointment during Wednesday's meeting, but abstained Thursday al ter hearing both sides of the Bandrowski issue. "Wednesday. I voted the way I did because I thought I was representing the students because a lot of students in my area didn't want him to be on the board." she said. Smith said after talking with Joe Barger. SGA vice president, she decided to base her vote on whether or not Ban drowski was the best person for the job. By the time Thursday's vote was taken. Smith said she had mixed feelingsand abstained. "I wanted Paul to run. hut everyone I talked to did not want Paul on the board." Smith said. Junior representative Kim Eichstaedt. who abstained Wednesday, approved the appointment Thursday. Eichstaedt. Plymouth, said after Wednesday's abstention she thought about the issueand was prepared to approve the appointment the next day. Thursday's formal meeting was preceded by an informal session. During the session Wednesday, the appointment of Bandrowski was discussed SGA president Bill Kennis and Barger were not present. The board later, with the required two-thirds vote by secret ballot, defeated the appointment. Kennis said one vote decided the outcome. Thursday, two members who did not vote on the Bandrowski appointment at Wednesday's meeting were present. •See "SGA" — page 11 In The Music Department is seeking recorder players for the Madrigal Dinners. They will be needed to perform in concert Nov. 18 and at dinners Nov. 30. Dec. 1. 7 and 8. If interested, contact the Music Department at 774-3281. Nina Nash-Robertson at 774-3391 or David Buch at 774-3326. Inside Several student groups may appeal their budget allocations page 3 Saturday's performance of California Suite kept spectators laughing, page 6 Sports Central's football, volleyball and soccer teams all beat Miami Saturday. Page 8 Weather Cloudy today with sea; .ered showers, mainly in the south. Highs in the upper 40s to upper 50s.
|Title||1984-10-22; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Monday, October 22, 1984 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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