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Volume 113, Number 12                                                                                   Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139                                                                                                                                                                      .                  Tuesday, March 9,1993

Institute W'll ncrease i                                                                                                                                                                                    on b 5.6 Percent
By Jackson Jung                                                     majority of goods and services            Self-help level jumps 7.6 percent                                                             was $17,700. This includes assis-                                                                   maintain scholarship levels.
STAFF REPORTER                                                      needed by the universities - such                                                                                                       tance in the form of grants, loans,                                                                     Vest commented, "We have set
    The cost of attending MIT will                                  as scholarships and fellowships,              The self-help level will rise $500                                                        and term-time jobs.                                                                                 restrained growth of tuition as a fun-
rise $1,235 for the 1993-94 academ-                                 books and journals, faculty and staff     to $7,100 next year. Percentage self-                                                             Some students who do not quali-                                                                 damental principle in planning
ic year, President Charles M. Vest                                  salaries - tends to rise more quick-      help increases have been larger than                                                          fy for MIT financial aid still receive
announced Friday. The 5.2 percent                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               MIT's future budgets. We are also
                                                                    ly than the CPI."                         percentage tuition increases for the                                                          scholarships from outside sources.
increase from $23,565 to $24,800 is                                     Over the past 10 years tuition                                                                                                                                                                                                          striving to maintain an appropriate
                                                                                                              last two years, according to data                                                             MIT estimates that only about 20
the second lowest in 23 years.                                      has risen 84 percent, while the CPI       from the Student Financial Aid                                                                                                                                                                    balance between financial aid and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            percent of its students pay the full
    Tuition alone will jump 5.6 per-                                has risen 40 percent, according to        Office. The self-help level is the                                                            charges for tuition, room, and board.                                                               the price charged for an MIT educa-
cent from $18,000 to $19,000.                                       data from the Office of Financial         nominal amount that students are                                                                  As more students have become                                                                    tion."
Room and board increases are 4.4                                    Planning and Management.                  expected to pay before receiving                                                              eligible for financial aid, the size of                                                                 "These two actions are consis-
percent and 4 percent respectively.                                     Tuition historically covers only      scholarship assistance.                                                                       MIT's endowment struggles to keep                                                                   tent with our stand against the Jus-
    "For 15 years, the annual                                       about half the cost of educating an           About 59 percent of undergradu-                                                           pace, according to Stanley G. Hud-                                                                  tice Department's anti-trust suit, and
increases have been greater than the                                MIT student, Vest added. The actual       ates are receiving financial aid                                                              son, director of student financial aid.                                                             are major driving forces in the
[consumner price index]," Vest said.                                cost of an MIT education is estimat-      through the Institute this year. The                                                          MIIT is emphasizing the importance                                                                  development of an imbalance in our
"This is because the cost of the                                    ed to be $38,000 next year.               average financial aid award this year                                                         of its fund-raising campaign to help                                                                operating budget," he added.
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    The Undergraduate Association                                   debate. UA Election Commissioner                       7%x                                                                                             r                        --                                                                                                          _____

presidential debate Sunday empha-                                   Rohit Sharma '96 commented, "I                as 6%
sized the differences between the                                   was hoping it would be a little bet-          ce                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 x
                                                                                                                  go 5%
two teams of candidates.                                            ter. I was hoping they could have                                                      ----t--                                                                                                                                                                                          ._.;_...___r
    Hans C. Godfrey '93 and Anne                                                                                  O,
                                                                    spent some more time on the life fee                   4%
S. Tsao '94 represent years of worlk-                               issue, but other than that I thought it       a,                                                                                                                                    -------;--                                                                  ·                       -- i----- -j
                                                                                                                  a                                                                                                                                          ___I
ing with the administration through
the UA. Although Anthony R. G.
Gastelum '95 and Zohar Sachs '96
                                                                    was pretty good,"
                                                                    Goals of UAP/VP candidates

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have not had direct UA experience,                                      Godfrey and Tsao want to "bring                    1%       i-----                 ------ ---          --------      1-                                                                                                                                                                                                     -- I

they feel they are still qualified to                               in people who have energy" and                         0%                                                                     i                            __              _.       _    ..     !.___.___..__i                    .. ___. _.                _1                                   i.
do the job. "I don't think we need to                               delegate authority, while Gastelum
                                                                                                                               '85-'86                             "86-'87                '87-'88                      '88-'89                               '89-'90                      '90-°91                          '91-'92                          '92--'93                       '93-'94
have worked through the UA to give                                  and Sachs would like to make
us our legitimacy," Sachs said.                                     changes at the top as UAP/P.                                                                                                                                                Academlc Year
   "The vast majority of undergrad-                                     Godfrey feels that the role of the
uates feel excluded" from the UA,                                   UA is "always to serve the stu-                                          I                              Percentage            Change in Self-Help Level                                                K-        -x Percentage Change in Tutition
Gastelum said. It is a matter of                                    dents." If elected, they plan to                                                                                                    __
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"insiders versus ourselves, partici-
pation versus elitism, energized
                                                                    improve communication between
                                                                    the students and the UA through
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body," he said.                                                     MIT cable. In addition, they would
    Godfrey and Tsao rely on their                                  directly visit dormitory and inde-
past UA experience in seeing what                                   pendent living group house meet-
has worked or not worked. "It's a                                   ings.
matter of strategic planning, and                                       In addition, the UA will offer
that is what we can offer to you,"                                  ieadership seminars for freshmen
Tsao said.                                                          and sophomores to teach them how
    This is a "very good election,                                  to look for and soive different
very clear cut," Gastelum said. "It's                               issues, Tsao said. This program
up to you to decide which is better
-the status quo or a fresh perspec-                                                     Debate, Page 12

Postering Problems
Hamper Campaigns
By Jeremy Hylton                                                    the postering policy, which allows
EDITOR IN CHIEF                                                     only one poster per bulletin board,
   Violations of the Undergraduate                                  according to Rohit Sharma '96, UA
Association's pestering policy have                                 election commissioner.
frustrated candidates' efforts to                                       Sharma also attributed the pos-
campaign over the last week. One                                    tering troubles to the large number
team for UA president and vice                                      of candidates. "We've got a lot of
president, Anthony R. G. Gastelum                                   candidates for a lot of the class
'95 and Zohar Sachs '96, was                                        council positions," he said. "They're
banned from postering over the                                      all out there and trying to get the
weekend.                                                            best spot."
   Many of the problems stemmed                                         After receiving complaints from
from candidates misunderstanding                                    candidates about postering viola-
                                                                    tions, Sharma wrote to all the candi-
                                                                    dates to reiterate the postering poli-
                                                                    cy. "That seemed to do pretty well,"

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                                                                    he said. "We've still had some prob-
                                                                    lems, but those were mostly left
                                                                    over from [earlier] problems."
                                                                        Gastelum and Sachs were sus-
   · Gene causing Lou                                               pended after repeated violations,
                                                                    Sharma said. "Certain violations re-
   Gehris disease discov-                                           occurred and the commission had
   ered.                                 Page
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                                                                    point," he said. Sharma cited the
                                                                    team for putting too many posters
   a Referendum focuses                                             on a single bulletin board and tear-
   on fsee speech and                                               ing other posters down.
                                                                        Sachs attributed much of the               The Grove Men take part In the Battle of the Bands Thursday night In Lobdell Court. The battle
   harassment.                           Page15d                                                                   will continue again this Thursday.
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                U.N. Group Chastises Mauritania,                                                                        Sect Leader hreatens at,'
                   Sudan for Allowing Slavery
              LOS ANGELES TIMES

                  The International Labor Organization, a U.N. agency, chastised
                                                                                              WASHINGTON                So FBI Moves in Four Tanks
              the African nations of Mauritania and Sudan Monday for continuing                                         By Louls Sahagun                             fear of an assault," said Peter            by children inside the compound
              to practice the centuries-old scourge of slavery and accused nine                                         LOS ANGELES TIMES                            DiVasto of Albuquerque, N.M.,              broke down Sunday night when
              other countries in Asia and Latin American of tolerating something
              that could be even worse - other forms of forced labor.
                                                                                                                                                    WACO, TEXAS

                                                                                                                            Religious cult leader David
                                                                                                                                                                     head of the U.S. Department of
                                                                                                                                                                     Energy's hostage negotiations pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                               "when they told us, in effect, to go
                                                                                                                                                                                                               make ourselves a milkshake," Ricks
                  In its annual report, the ILO acknowledged that Mauritania is try-                                    Koresh has told federal agents sur-          gram. "If I were hearing that from a      said.
              ing, though somewhat feebly, to deal with the traditional problem.                                        rounding his Mount Carmel fortress           perpetrator in a typical situation I          Meanwhile, surveillance of daily
              But the U.N. agency denounced the Sudanese government for                                                that he is "ready for war" and con-           might be led to think he's becoming       activity inside the sect's farm com-
              encouraging slavery as a weapon in its war against the country's                                         trols enough firepower to blow                afraid and trying to muster his folks     plex indicates "what appears to be
              rebellious south.                                                                                        Bradley armored personnel carriers            around him via these rallying cries."     continual fortification," Ricks said.
                  "At the end of the 20th century many people assume that slavery                                      "50 feet into the air," the FBI said              However, Koresh's intransi-               Current contingency plans do not
              has been eradicated," the ILO said. "Not so. Millions of people, even                                    Monday.                                       gence has made federal authorities        include a rescue attempt because
              in 1993, are forced to work under harrowing conditions for little or                                         Federal authorities responded to          wonder whether the 33-year-old            such a move "would be counterpro-
              no reward. The forms which forced labor takes on today may be more                                       Koresh's provocations by calling in           polygamist and self-proclaimed            ductive and play right into his
              diverse, and better disguised, than those of earlier times. But they can                                 reinforcements, including four M-l           messiah is planning a violent end to       hands," Ricks said.
              be no less shocking."                                                                                    Abrams tanks. The tanks will pro-            his bloody standoff with federal               "It's our belief that he believes
                 The ILO found that entrepreneurs in Pakistan, India and Peru                                          tect hundreds of federal agents posi-        officers. The confrontation began          his prophecy will be fulfilled if the
              entrap millions of workers by driving them into debt; that landowners                                    tioned about a half mile away from           Feb. 28 when U.S. firearms agents          government engages in an all-out
              of Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Myanamar lure or coerce                                            the Branch Davidian sect's com-              tried to arrest Koresh on firearms         firefight with him, in which he is
              migrant workers to distant, guard-patrolled plantations from which                                       pound, FBI Agent Bob Ricks said at           violations.                                executed," Ricks said. "An all-out
             escape is nearly impossible; and that shopkeepers and householders                                        a news conference.                               In addition to four U.S. Bureau        gun battle would ensure that his pur-
             of Haiti, Sri Lanka and Thailand force children to work like slaves.                                          "He (Koresh) has indicated he            of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms           pose would be accomplished."
                 Max R. Kern of Germany, the chief of the ILO's Freedom of                                             would be most pleased if we would            agents, at least three cult members            That assumption, coupled with
             Workers Section, described these forms of forced labor as "equal to                                  I    engage in a gun battle with him,"            were killed in a 45-minute gun bat-        intelligence reports that cult mem-
             slavery or even worse."                                                                                   Ricks said. "He has made such                tle that erupted shortly after the         bers have stockpiled automatic
                 "Traditionally," he said in an interview, "slavery had paternalistic                                  statements as, 'We are ready for             agents raided the compound, author-        weapons, explosives and possibly
             tendencies." But employers of modern forced labor, he said, do not                                        war. Let's get it on. You're talk is         ities said.                                even rockets, prompted the Depart-
             Cel .n, responrsihi!ityft ftake care-f                 te   lahnr they                                    becominP in vain, I'm going to give              On Monday, U.S. firearms
                                                                                      Arue xnlriting.                                                                                                         ment of Defense to give agents the
                 Kern acknowledged that the 1LO had no other weapon except the                                         you an opportunity to save your-             agents raided two storage sheds           tanks, which are more heavily
             glare of publicity to try to embarrass governments into trying to                                         selves before you get blown away.' "         about 5 miles from the Branch             armored than the Bradley personnel
             squelch these practices. But, even when governments cooperate, he                                             'His exact words were, 'We can          Davidian compound expecting to             carriers already on the scene.
             said, the practices are too deep rooted to end easily.                                                    cause those vehicles to go 40 or 50          find a cache of weapons and explo-            "These Abrams will not be
                                                                                                                       feet into the air,' Ricks said. "There      sive devices, but the raid yielded         armed in any way," Ricks said.
                    Stanford Professor Named to                                                                        may be explosives and perhaps even
                                                                                                                       rockets in the compound."
                                                                                                                                                                   only a small quantity of shotgun
                                                                                                                                                                   shells, authorities said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              "They are strictly for defensive pur-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              poses to ensure any armaments
    i               Council of Economic Advisers
                                                                                                                           One negotiations expert said that
                                                                                                                       Koresh's increasing arrogance, irri-
                                                                                                                                                                        In recent days, cult members
                                                                                                                                                                   have pointed machine gun barrels
                                                                                                                                                                                                              inside the compound will not be suf-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ficient to cause harm to our agents
                                                                                                                       tability and heated rhetoric suggests       out of port holes carved through the       ... we do not think that they can
                Stanford University economics professor Joseph E. Stiglitz PhD                                         that he is fearful of coming under          walls of buildings in the compound,        harm us by firing at the tanks we

             '66 has been named to the Council of Economic Advisers, his family                                        attack and of losing control over the       which is dominated by a watchtow-          have in place."                               M-

    i       said Sunday.                                                                                               90 adults and 17 children with              er and protected by a security flood-          However, there was some specu-

                Stiglitz's wife, Jane Hannaway, said he spoke with President Clin-                                     whom he has been holed up nine              light system switched on by move-          lation the tanks were moved in as a
    I       ton last week, and was en route to Washington on Sunday night.                                             days.                                       ments anywhere near it, authorities        contingency, in case federal agents
                Stiglitz, who still faces Senate confirmation, has long been                                               "They are the kind of statements        said.                                      decided to end the standoff by sim-
            rumored to be a candidate to fill the remaining seat on the three-mem-                                     people make when they are afraid                 Negotiations over a request that      ply overrunning the compound and
            ber board, said Gavin Wright, chairman of the Stanford University                                          and may have been motivated by his          federal agents deliver milk needed         knocking it down.
            economics department.
                "I think he will have his biggest impact on the tax system - on
            how to redesign the tax system so business will be most productive
            and at the same time, something can be done about thie deficit. I think
            he may also work on the health problem," Wright said.
                                                                                                                       Clinton to Cut Spending Further                                                                                                      I1

                Stiglitz, 50, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the                                    By Eric POanin                                  But, as Myers acknowledged, the         some of Clinton's proposed "invest-

            author of a recently published introductory economics textbook,                                           and Ruth Marcus                             additional cuts that the House and          ments" in the economy, as well as
            Wright said. At 26, Stiglitz became the youngest full professor at                                         THE WASHINGTON POST
                                                                                                                                                                  Senate Democrats have settled upon                                                        22
                                                                                                                                                                                                              scores of cuts in other programs,
            Yale University, Wright said.                                                                                   President Clinton agreed Mon-         would do little more than enable             including defense spending.
                                                                                                                        day to roughly $55 billion more in        Clinton to achieve his original target          Sen. Sam Nunn (D-Ga.) chair-
                      Rapper Pleads Not Guilty to                                                                       spending cuts over the next five
                                                                                                                        years, responding to pressure from
                                                                                                                                                                  of reducing the deficit to about $200
                                                                                                                                                                  billion by 1997, $140 billion below
                                                                                                                                                                                                              man of the Senate Armed Services
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Committee, gave a speech last week
                       Carrying Gun in Luggage                                                                          House and Senate Democrats and
                                                                                                                        calculations by the Congressionai
                                                                                                                                                                  the projected amount without any
                                                                                                                                                                                                              warning flelow Democrats, includ-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ing Clinton, who may be tempted to
                                                                                                                        Budget Office that he needed to cut            In addition, a large chunk of the      raid the defense budget for addition-
                                                                                                 NEW YORK               more to reach his deficit-reduction        cuts - about $17.5 billion of the          al savings.
                The lead singer of the popular rap group House of Pain was freed                                        target.                                    roughly $55 billion - would come
            on $10,000 bail Monday after pleading not guilty to carrying an                                                                                                                                       Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) a
                                                                                                                            White House press secretary Dee        in the fifth year. According to Sass-      Budget Committee member, said of
            unloaded handgun in his luggage at John F. Kennedy Airport, author-                                         Dee Myers said Clinton "agreed to          er and others, the cuts would total        the additional cuts, "it's probably
            ities said.                                                                                                 accept $55 billion in additional           about $3.8 billion in fiscal 1994 and
                Eric Schrodi, 23, was arrested Sunday evening after the weapon,                                                                                                                               not enough for Sam Nunn to fear for
                                                                                                                       cuts" tfbllowing a meeting with the         $11 billion to $12 billion in fiscal       the safety of Georgia."
            an unloaded .38-caliber automatic was detected by a routine X-ray                                           House Budget Committee. He is to            1995.                                         Members of the Black Caucus
            scan of his checked luggage, authorities said. He is to return to court                                    meet with the Senate Budget Com-                The cuts are necessary to keep         told Clinton Monday that his cuts
            April 23 to answer a charge of third-degree criminal possession of a                                       mittee Tuesday, whose chairman,             Clinton's budget proposals beneath         have hit federal workers too hard
            weapon.                                                                                                    Sen. Jim Sasser (D-Tenn.) also said         the spending caps imposed by the
                Schrodi was stopped as he passed through the Delta Airlines metal                                                                                                                             and asked him to reconsider some
                                                                                                                       he contemplated that amount of               1990 budget summit and to make up         details. "I don't think the president
            detector on his way to board a flight to Los Angeles, authorities said.                                    cuts, many from "slowing some               for lost ground after the CBO              has looked at this package as a
                                                                                                                       investment programs in the begin-           declared last week that Clinton's tax      whole," to consider how it affects
                                                                                                                       ning."                                      and spending proposals would fall          federal workers, District of Colum-
                                WEATHER                                                                                     "I agree that we will have a bud-
                                                                                                                       get resolution which will be roughly
                                                                                                                       conforming to the reestimates of the
                                                                                                                                                                   about $67 billion short of his target
                                                                                                                                                                   of reducing the deficit over the next
                                                                                                                                                                   five years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              bia Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton
                                                                                                                                                                                                              said. Asked about whether she and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              other caucus members would sup-
                                                                                                                       CBO in general terms and that will              Although the CBO and the               port that additional $55 billion in
                                  Overniht Storms                                                                      still contain the investment strategy
                                                                                                                       that i wanted to do," Clinton told
                                                                                                                                                                   administration's Office of Manage-         cuts, she said, "We haven't seen it
                                                                                                                                                                  ment and Budget used different             yet so we didn't complain about it
            By Arnold Seto                                                                                             reporters before a meeting with the
                                                                                                                                                                  methods and assumptions in reach-          yet."
                           --                                                                                          Congressional Black Caucus.
            The weak system that brought us overcast skies and a shower last
                                                                                                                                                                  ing their deficit projections, Clinton         The House and Senate Budget
                                                                                                                            Clinton, in a speech earlier in the   promised to abide by CBO's esti-           committees are scheduled to meet
         night will move off the coast today, leaving mostly cloudy skies in its                                      day to the National League of
         wake. These clouds will clear out on Wednesday, only to bring
                                                                                                                                                                  mates to avoid criticism he was            Wednesday to draft budget resolu-
                                                                                                                      Cities, made a pitch for his entire         resorting to budgetary gimmicks or         tions that will form the blueprint of
         another system Wednesday night that will give us 1-2 inches (2.5-5                                           program of economic stimulus and
         cm) of snow. This second storm may last through Thursday morning,                                                                                        "smoke and mirrors" - a criticism          Clinton's nearly $704 billion in tax
                                                                                                                      new "investment" spending, along            that the Democrats frequently lev-         increases and spending cuts over the
         but will then give way to sunny skies. Winds will remain in the teens                                        with tax increases and spending cuts
         and highs will be around 40°F (4°C) through Friday. Friday, look for                                                                                     eled against the Bush administra-          next five years to help boost the
                                                                                                                      to reduce the federal budget deficit.       tion.
        a more intense storm from the Gulf of Mexico to bring us rain.                                                                                                                                       economy and reduce the deficit.
                                                                                                                      "We need to pass the whole pro-                  House Budget Committee
            Today: Broken cloudiness. West winds, 10-20 mph (16-32 kph).                                              gram," he said. Clinton said those                                                         Clinton's proposal for spending        M
                                                                                                                                                                  sources said the $55 billion cumula-       about $16 billion this year to accel-
         High 40-45°F (4-7C).                                                                                         who oppose the short-term stimulus          tive figure was "in the ballpark,"
            Tonight: Clearing. Slight NW winds, 5-15 mph (8-24 kph). Low                                                                                                                                     erate the economic recovery has
                                                                                                                      plan or additional "investment"             although committeee Chairman
        25-30°F (4 to - °C).
                         1                                                                                            spending "might be characterized as                                                    been challenged by Republicans and
            Tomorrow: Mostly sunny with increasing cloudiness. Winds
                                                                                                                                                                  Martin O. Sabo (D-Minn.) and other         some Democrats who question the
                                                                                                                      'status quo-like.' "                        committee Democrats were still
        northwest, 10-20 mph (16-32 kph). High 38-45°F (3-7°C). Low                                                        Moderate and conservative                                                         need for it in light of a decline in the   c

                                                                                                                                                                  meeting last evening to work out           unemployment rate and a gradual
        27-33°F (-3 to O°C). Snow late in the evening.                                                                Democrats have complained for               final details of the cuts. Aides to        expansion of the economy.                  I
            Thursday: Early morning shower, clearing afterwards. Variable                                             weeks that Clinton's package relied
        winds, 10-20 mph (16-32 kph). High 40-45°F (4-7°C). Low
                                                                                                                                                                  Sasser said Monday night that the              However, House Majority
                                                                                                                      too heavily on tax increases to             additional cuts might be as high as                                                   r

        20-30°F (-7 to -I°C).                                                                                         finance economic initiatives and to                                                    Leader Richard A. Gephardt (D-
                                                                                                                                                                  $73 billion.                               Mo.) who attended the White House
                                                                                                                      reduce the deficit and have demand-             The additional savings would be
                -                                                                                                                                                                                            session, told reporters, "I think it's
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                                                                                                 I            i       ed more in spending cuts.                   achieved by delaying or trimming           going to pass largely intact."             I
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     Using Photos, Agents Seek                                                                                                                      Egyptian Islandmic Militants Deny
                                                                                                                                                     Any Tie to New York Bombing
     Additional Bombng Suspects                                                                                                           I
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                                                                                                                                                   Egypt's most rnilitant Islamic movement Monday denied involve-
     By Gebe Martinez                             added when asked about the dimen-              to be Salameh. The superintendent             ment in the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and
     and John J. Goldman                          sions of any bombing conspiracy.               said the agents also searched the             warned of unspecified "action" in retaliation for accusations against
     LOS ANGELES TIMES                            "We suspect a conspiracy ... but we            building's basement, roof and took            its spiritual leader living in the United States.
                                      NEW YO}RK   don't know the size. We don't k-low            fingerprint samples.                              The statement by the Islamic Group was its first comment on the
         Federal agents, seeking to deter-        how many there were. We don't                      "They left a mess in that apart-         bombing since assertions last week by anonymous U.S. law enforce-
     mine whether the World Trrade Cen-           know whether they were allied with             ment,." he said. "They fingerprinted         ment officials that a suspect arrested in the case had worshipped at a
     ter bombing was the restult of an            a foreign power or what their                  with black stuff all over the door in        New Jersey mosque where the group's spiritual mentor, Omar Abdul
     international conspiracy, showed             motive was."                                   the hallway."                                 Rahman, sometimes preached.
     photographs of potential suspects                As the inquiry continued, a                    Investigators said people who                 "Sheik Omar Abdul Rahman, may God preserve him, has no link
     Monday to neighbors and acquain-             heavy crane was brought in to                  may have seen Salameh were shown             whatsoever to the explosion of the World Trade Center," said the
     tances of Mohammed A. Salameh,               remove an estimated 2,500 tons of              a series of photos - like a police            statement faxed to the Reuters news agency here.
     the only person charged so far in the        rubble from the devastated garage              lineup - which contained some fig-                "Unjustly defaming Imam Omar Abdul Rahman will under no cir-
     explosion.                                   of the Trade Center. Explosive                 ures unrelated to the case.                  cumstances pass without action whether on the level of (Islamic
         At the same time, inveestigators         experts were trying to match residue               Records showed that Salameh              Group) or his followers and supporters in the world," the statement
     seized an automobile on       wned by        from the blast with highly volatile            received a parking ticket at a load-         said, adding, "Doctor Omar has not been, is not and will never be a
     Salameh and scoured it for traces of         bomb-making chemicals recovered                ing zone just up the block from the          scapegoat."
     bomb-making chemicals , finger-              from a storage shed Salameh rented             Al Salam Mosque in Jersey City                    It was unclear whether the new threat came from an individual
     prints or other clues. The four-door         in Jersey City, N.J.                           where he practiced the Islamic faith.        zealot of the group or represents a new, planned strategy of the orga-
     1978 Chevy Nova was diiscovered                  A federal judge has kept sealed            The description on the ticket, dated         nization. In any event, it has prompted increased security at many
     in a body shop in Woodbriidge, N.J.          the results of police and FBI search-          Jan. 20, matches the car the FBI             companies, hotels and office buildings in Cairo.
     It reportedly had been bardly dam-           6s after the bombing as well as                impounded Monday.                                 A telephone number on the fax indicated it was sent from
     aged in a traffic aceiden t several          chemical analysis of materials                     The auto's registration carries          Peshawar, Pakistan - a center during the 1980s for training young
     weeks before the blast.                      obtained. Once all searches are                the address of the Islamic Center of         Muslim volunteers fighting with Afghanistan's Islamic resistance
         Sources said the picturees of sus-       completed, the court papers may be             New Jersey, where a spokesman                movement against the communist government there.
     pects of Middle Eastern origin being         unsealed, authorities said.                    denied any connection with Salameh.               The statement said that targeting Abdul Rahman - who last week
     shown in New Jersey and e     elsewhere          FBI agents visited Pedro Texi-                 When Salameh rented the van              "unequivocally denounced" the bombing - "aims at disfiguring the
     included some U.S. citiz :ens with           dore, the superintendent of a build-           believed to have been used in the            image of faithful Muslim scholars in the world, which could leave
     possible links to Middle Ea terror-          ing on Virginia Avenue in Jersey               Trade Center expolosion -- which             bad repercussions on relations between Muslims and the West in the
     ist organizations. They lwere not            City where Salameh, a 25-year-old              killed 5 people and injured more             future."
     identified. One photogr aph dis-             Palestinian whose family fled the              than 1,000 on Feb. 26          e
                                                                                                                               }- also             The group also said it "would like to clarify" that its policy "does
                                   was of a       Israeli ocrupation of the West Bank,           listed the Islamic Center as an              not target innocents regardless of their religions."
     group of about eight people         ~. ~     lived in an apartment for about two            address.                                          This latest communication from the Islamic Group illustrates
         "We hope residents wil11 ablebe          weeks in January.                                  "This is a public building. Any-         some of the difficulties faced by officials, diplomats and foreigners
     to tell us if any of these perople have          Texidore said the agents showed            body could use this address," said           here in assessing the clandestine organization's activities and strate-
     been seen in the neighbor rhood," a          him pictures of about 12 men to                Abdul Luh Mamaed, who said he                gies.
     federal agent said.                          identify. He recognized a person in            had known Salameh "for a long                     Even though the underground group appears to operate in discrete,
         "It's very elusive," tlhe agent          one of the photos whom he believed             time."                                       local cells, it apparently has a hierarchy of authority. But apart from
                                                                                                                                              some identified senior leaders who are in prison, its most authorita-

     Political Disillusionment Fuels                                                                                                          tive officials still active are unknown to outsiders.
                                                                                                                                                   With the group now under intense scrutiny by Egyptian security,
                                                                                                                                              it is communicating mainly by sending faxes to news organizations.
                                                                                                                                              But the contents of those messages are sometimes at odds with what
     German Righst Movement                                                                                                                   the group's sympathizers and members say in private, as well as withn
                                                                                                                                              what the group has said in the past.
                                                                                                                                                   For example, though denying Monday that it targets innocent
     By Tyler Marshall                            bickering and inde:cision within his     we've had pre,viously," he said.                   civilians, the organization has claimed responsibility for attacks on
     LOSAN   GELES TIMES                          ruling coalition as imajor factors.          Both lead(ers seemed to agree                  foreign tourists as part of its campaign to overthrow Egypt's secular
                              -BONN, GERMANY          "Without quest ion, we've ... pre-   with those atnalyzing the results                  government and replace it with an Islamic one.
         The growing strength of the              senrted a miserable , picture," he told  Monday that an increasingly nega-                       In interviews, people calling themselves members of the group
     extreme political right in four suc-         reporters at one p, int.                 tive image pr,esented by the main-          say it has attacked tourists because, one of them said, "We want them
     cessive German regional elections                Few would firn it hard to dis-
                                                                       nd                  stream politicaal elites was responsi-      to leave Egypt."
     appears to be fueled more by a               agree. Despite mnonths of messy          ble for voter shift to the political
                                                  infighting, his ggovernment has          fringes and H4   esse's lowest election
     deepening disillusionment with the
     country's mainstream political elite         failed to formulatee a revised pack-     turnout of thee post-World War 11                          British Telecom Seeks Entry
     than by xenophobic hatred.
         In comments made Monday less
                                                  age for meeting tb spiraling costs
                                                  of German unific,ation. It remains
                                                                                               While Sun day's results, follow-                        To   U.S. Phone Market
     than 24 hours after their latest elec-       deadlocked in its eefforts to win par-                    ong
                                                                                           ing similar stro rightist showings I        THE WASIINGTON POST

     toral debacle, the leaders of Ger-           lianmentary passagee of key constitu-    last year in sttate elections in Bre-           Global communications giant British Telecommunications PLC
     many's two major parties, Christian          tional changes- - one that would         men and Badeen-Wuerttemburg and             Monday asked the U.S. government for permission to set up an inter-
     Democratic Chancellor Helmut                 tighten the countryy's liberal asylum    local governnment elections in              national telephone network linking businesses in the United States
     Kohl and Social Democrat Bjoern              law and another tl:hat would permit      Berlin, are likcely to spur the main        and other countries.
     Engholm, admitted major failures.            Germany to join iits Western allies      parties towar(d greater action, the                                                        go
                                                                                                                                           But British Telecomn's pursuit of that al might be challenged by
         They were failures that eroded           in United Nations ;-approved peace-      task of winnirng back disenchanted          U.S. telephone companies complaining that they do not have an equal
     the support for their parties and            keeping operations ;.                                     ot
                                                                                           voters will no be easy, observers           right to establish a similar telephone system in Britain. It is a familiar
     helped the extreme right-wing                    Monday, Koh 1Isaid he would          here say.                                   argument, having been made recently by U.S. airline companies in
     Republikaners win a stunning 8.3             seek compromise with the Social              Even if theey manage to control         trying to block British investment in Arlington, Va.-based USAir
     percent of the vote in Sunday's local        Democrats to help resolve these and      embarrassing, scandals and refurbish        Group Inc.
     government elections in the affluent         other important issiues.                 their poor imra iage, Kohl, Engholm,            In a petition filed with the Federal Communications Commission,
     western state of Hesse, including                Engholm was, almost as candid        and other Gen-man democratic lead-          British Telecom said it is seeking to take advantage of a potential $5
     9.5 percent in the state's largest city      as he surveyed t]-he post-election       ors are up agaainst a series of com-        billion market in business telecommunications by becoming the first
     of Frankfurt.                                wreckage dominat ted by his party's      plex problems s: stemming immigra-          carrier to sell point-to-point services between U.S. and foreign loca-
         The election provided the right-         loss of more thani 8 percent of its      tion in an e:ra when European               tions for voice, video, facsimile and data transmissions.
     ists with a new foothold in one of           support in a state that, on election     governments e committed to free
                                                                                                            are                            Many businesses now use a variety of carriers to move volumes of
     the country's largest, richest states,       eve, was thought t to have a solid       and open tra)vel; reducing unem-            data abroad from the United States, often encountering an array of
     a result that led party leader Franz         Social Democraticc base. He called       ployment in a i deepening recession;        switching arrangements in the process.
     Schoenhuber to declare that the
     Republikaners had been brought
                                                  the result"an extraiordinary defeat."
                                                      He said his pairty had failed to
                                                                                           and finding ne,wrevenues to finance
                                                                                           the reconstru action of the former
                                                                                                                                          IComplex billing procedures also abound in the use of multiple
     into the mainstream.                         clearly defend thee interests of its     communist es tst at a time when liv-            Some companies, seeking to simplify their overseas flow of infor-
         At a news conference here, Kohl          rank and file.                           ing standards in the west are drop-         mation, have established private telephone networks.
                                                                                           ping for the fir irst time in a decade, a        But those systems require huge expenditures of money and labor,
     accepted much of the blame for his
     party's poor showing, citing internal
                                                      "We're agreed we need a much
                                                  clearer profile, mtuch clearer than      decline that se(ems likely to continue.        I
                                                                                                                                       thus increasing the costs of global business operations.
                                                                                                                                            In its FCC proposal, the British firm said it seeks to end all of that
                                                                               ·      · ~~ps
     rTahva So                                                5rknl                                               F    erpd            by establishing an "international virtual network"- that is, the glob-
                                                                                                                                       al transfer- of tell!phulorc ilIuf,, atior.l thttugh.t one sost.,,l.
                                                                                                                                           "We will be concerned about the further opening of the interna-
     LOS ANGELES TIMES                            renounced her Korean citizenship             However, the president d:id not         tional telecommunications market in the United States until foreign
                           SEOU L, SOUTH KOREA    and proclaimed herself an American accept an offer to resign by his gov-             markets allow us equal access," said Jim McGann, a spokesman for
         President Kim Young Sam, who             to gain admittance to a Korean uni- ernment administration minister,                 AE&T. McGann said that AT&T will study British Telecom's pro-
     pledged to uproot corruption in              versity under a special quota for for- who confessed that his daughter               posal in detail before deciding if it should protest its British rival's
     South Korea when he was inaugu-              eigners; the health and welfare min- also had gained admittance to col-              petition.
     rated 11 days ago, fired three Cabi-         ister who was found to have lege through the same special "for-                          Officials of Washington-based MCI Communications Corp. Mon-
     net ministers Monday but retained a          amassed a fortune through question-      eigners" quota by claiming her              day declined comment on the application.
     fourth who had offered to resign for         able real estate dealings; and the American-born nationality. Students                   British Telecom's strategy is to take advantage of a growing cus-
     the "misdeeds" of his daughter.              construction minister, whose mis-        admitted under the quota do not             tomer demand for simplified international telephone service, said Les
 g       He also acted to put his own             deeds had not even been exposed have to take a rigid entrance exami-                 Hankinson, the company's director of global programs.
>    stamp on the nation's 625,000-               yet. Lee Kyung Jae, Kim's                nation, normally the sole basis for             "Our customers are absolutely demanding the single-supplier
 :   strong armed forces by downgrad-             spokesman, said only that they selecting           college freshmen.                    I
                                                                                                                                       approach," partly because it eliminates billing problems and partly
.,   ing the Defense Security Command,            involved "serious corruption."               Prosecutor-General Kim Doo              because a single supplier tends to respond more quickly in fixing net-
     the military's spy organization, to a            Last Thursday, Kim instructed Hee was named new justice minis-                   work problems, Hankinson said.
     two-star post, replacing the army's
     chief of staff and naming a new
                                                  the justice minister to order his ter; Koh Byung Woo, head of the
                                                  daughter to renounce her U.S. citi-      Korea Stock Exchange, was picked
                                                                                                                                          IHankinson and other British Telecom officials said they do not
                                                                                                                                       buy the argument that U.S. companies are prevented from establish-
     deputy commander of the Korea-
     U.S. Combined Forces Command.
                                                  zenship, resume Korean nationality as construction minister; and a jour-
                                                  and drop out of her university in an nalist, Seong Jeong Sook, was
                                                                                                                                       ing end-to-end systems in Britain.
                                                                                                                                           "The U.K does provide equal treatment," said Jim Graf, a British
         Those ousted from the Cabinet            effort to spare him from resigning. selected to replace her female pre-              Telecom vice president in Washington.
:i   were the justice minister whose              But on Monday, Kim bowed to pub- decessor at the Health and Welfare
     daughter, born in the United States,         lic criticism.                           Ministry.                                 L -                          -- -                                         I
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                                                                                                        -/bteJor Godfrey and rlao
                                                                                  Tomorrow, undergraduates will elect a new Fpresident and                Because the UA has provided so few concrete details, students
                                                                             vice president of the Undergraduate Association. We recom-                   should vote "no" on the student life fee.
                                                                             mend they vote for Hans C. Godfrey '93 and Annle S. Tsao '94.                     The referendum question focuses on the mechanics of set-
                                                                                  Their competitors, Anthony R. G. Gastelum '95 and Zohar
                                                                                                                                    '                     ting the amount of a fee. Under the proposal, the UA would set
                     Chairman                                                Sachs '96, have raised some issues - overcrowd ing in dormito-               the student life fee every other year and students would have the
                 Douglas D. Keller '93                                       ries, the high cost of tuition, oversubscribed Hum tanities, Arts,           opportunity to reject it - but only if a two-thirds majority of at                Ir

                                                                             and Social Sciences Distribution subjects - that have a great                least 30 percent of the student body votes to do so. The idea is
                     Editor in Chief                                                           .......- - impact on student lif& The pair
                                                                                                                                    e.                    good, but the two-thirds clause is inappropriate. A simple
                    Jeremy Hylton '94                                                                                               ons, however,         majority should be all that is necessary to reject an increase in                 mm

                                                                                 Editofial                   speak in generalizatik
                                                                                                             and details of their pi!ans do not           the student life fee.

                   Business Manager                                                                                                                                                                                                         K

                                                                             reflect a solid understanding of the issues. In addiition, the                    The referendum also ignores the most important part of a
                  Benjamin A. Tao '93                                        Undergraduate Association has very little influene ce over admin-            student life fee: how much it will cost the individual student. No
                                                                             istrative decisions on these issues. The team's foc:us on these              student should vote for the fee until he or she knows how much
                    Managing Editor
                                                                             issues shows that although their hearts are in the rright place,             it costs.
                   Garlen C. Leung '95                                       they simply have little what is involved in mnninj g the UA.                      This is the second time the UA has failed to present an ade-
                  Executive Editor                                                Godfrey and Tsao have more realistic goals ffor leading the             quately-researched referendum question to students. This refer-
                                                                             UA. Going head-to-head with the administration { the calendar
                                                                                                                                    on                    endum should be defeated -- and the UA should do the job
                Matthew H. Hersch '94                                                                                                                     right on its third attempt.
                                                                             issue may be the only way to preserve Residence//Orientation
                                                                             Week and Independent Activities Period. Safety iissues and the
       NEWS SrAFF                                                            closure of dining halls are both important to stude:nts and within
                                                                                                                                          nts wthin             speech questions miss make an
                                                                                                                                                          FreeUnfortunately, we cannotthe issue endorsement concerning
       Editors: Karen Kaplan '93, Sarah Keightley                            the scope of the UA's powers.
       '95, Eva Moy '95; Associate Editors:                                       More importantly, Godfrey and Tsao have de:monstrated                   the free speech referendum, which concerns a number of modi-
       Katherine Shim '93. Eric Richard '95. Hyun                            that they know how to achieve their goals. Their ssix years of               fications of the Institute's harassment guidelines. The choice
       Soo Kim '96, Michael A. Saginaw '96;                                  combined experience serving on various student a Institute
                                                                                                                                    and                   between protecting freedom of expression and keeping our
       Staff: Jackson Jung G, Kevin Frisch '94,                                                                                                           learning environment free of harassment is an important one,
                                                                             committees, including the UA Council, has taughtItthem how to
        Rahul T. Rao '94, Sabrina Kwon '95, Trudy                                                                                                         but this referendum frames it in a vague and inconclusive man-
       Liu '95, Matt Niemark '95, Ben Reis '95,                              get the job done.
       Nicole A. Sherry '95, Kevin Subramanya
                                                                             Student life fee plans are incomplete                                             The complexities of the issue have not yet been properly
       '95, Charu Chaudhry '96, Deena Disraelly
       '96; Meteorologists: Michael C. Morgan G,                                  A student life fee has the potential to increasee the amount            discussed or debated, with the result that few undergraduates
       Yeh-Kai Tung '93, Arnold Seto '96, Marek                              of money student activities receive and the amournt of control               indeed will be capable of making an informed decision. The
       Zebrowski.                                                            students have over that money - which is why stuch a fee is a                questions seem designed to elicit a "yes" answer, but offer little
                                                                             good idea in principle. Unfortunately, the UA has; made little               insight on what students think about free speech and harass-
       PRoDUCTION                                                            effort to forrealize the plan that appears on this ye,-ar's ballots.         ment.
       Editors: Vipul Bhushan G, Matthew E.
       Konosky '95; Associate Editors: Teresa
       Lee '96, Michelle Sonu '96; Staff: Sasha K.
       Wood '93, Chris Council '94, Ravi Dalal
                                                                                                            --        Lette ,frs
                                                                                                                              Tohe - Editor
                                                                                                                                 - - -`- -
       '96, Rolf Rando '96, Vivian Tung '96; TEN                                 Academic Computing                               Students Need More                                 stands is not on the referendum or presented at
                                                                                                                                                                                     the polls, nor are the changes that Lars Bader
       Director: Josh Hartmann '93.

                                                                                  Council to Consider                           Facts To Make Informed                               G, the author of the referendum, would like to
                                                                                                                                                                                     see made. We keep hearing that similar poli-

       Editor: Bill Jackson '93; Staff: Michael K.                               Dormitory Networking                                  Decisions                                     cies at the Universities of Michigan and Wis-
                                                                                                                                                                                     consin were struck down. Why can't we see
       Chung '94.                                                                The Tech received a copy of tehis letter            Freedom of expression is a fundamental          these policies? This would allow our student
                                                                             addressedto Daniel Thumin '94.                     fight in this country, guaranteed to every citi-     body to compare the policies and the reasons
                                                                                 I have met with the Academic Computing         zen. This basic freedom is not at argument.          behind changing them.
       Editors: Lynn Albers G, Haider A.                                     Council on this issue ["Busy Clusters Make         What I am concerned about is the current non-            If Lars Bader and David Martin G ["UA
       Hamoudi '93; Staff: Mike Duffy G, Andrew                              Donnrm Network Necessary," March 5], and I         binding referendum that is being put before          Misunderstands Values of Free Speech",
       Heitner G, Ognen J. Nastov G.                                         have asked that they work with Information         the undergraduate student body. I cannot stop        March 5] really believe in Justice Holmes's
                                                                             Systems to work up a specific proposal giving      it, nor should I be able to, but I can explain       idea of a marketplace of ideas they will be
       ARIS SrAFF_
                                                                             timing and costs (both up front, non-recurring     why it is so poorly constructed, and that it         happy that I have expressed my viewpoint. I
       Editor: Chris Roberge '93; Staff: Dave Fox                            and continuing expenses). Additionally, there      obviously does have an agenda.                       must admit, I doubt that this is the case. I
       G, Joanna E. Stone G, Joshua Andresen '93,                            is a need to consider what the consequences             Let us first examine the three questions on     doubt this is the case, for it seems that they are
       Allison Marino '93, Allen Jackson '94, John                           will be on the needs relating to public clusters   the referendum. They are "Should MIT guar-           more interested in twisting my words and in
       Jacobs '94.                                                                                                              antee its students the same freedom of speech        insulting the Undergraduate Association. Yes,
                                                                             and dial up services. Professor Steven Lerman
                                                                             chairs the Academic Computing Council and          that students have at public universities?";         I believe the questions are "slanted" as I have
                                                                             is working to advance the proposal to me for       "Should students have the freedom to express         already mentioned, but I have never implied
       Editor: Josh Hartmann '93; Associate                                  further consideration.                             unpopular or controversial views?"; and              that I "consider the idea of personal freedom
       Editor: Yuch Z. Lee '95; Staff: Ben en'c;                                                          Mark S. Wrighton      "Should the M!1T harassment policy. which            slanted." It has been insinuated that the UA
       '92, Pamela Street '93, Sarah Wheeler '93,                                                                    Provost    currently restricts constitutionally protected       doesn't want to fix the MIT harassment policy
       Michael Oh '95, Raluca G. Barbulescu '96;                                                                                speech, be revised to provide protection for         until it causes "irreparable harm." This is not
       Darkroom Manager: Douglas D. Keller                                                                                      freedom of speech?"                                  the case. Our disagreement is how the referen-
       '93.                                                                      Speech Codes Do Not                                 My problems with the first two are in con-      dum is presented, not the ideas behind it. What
                                                                                                                                struction of the questions. They have been           scare me is that the answers to these slanted
        E.4 rURES ST4 rF
                                                                                 Prevent Harassment                             worded in a way that asks for only one               questions might be used as part of an argument
       Christopher Doerr G, Pawan Sinha G, Mark                                  I believe that, as a private institution, MlT  answer: "ves." It is similar to asking "Do you       to change the harassment policy. I feel there is
       IHurst '94, Cherry Ogata '94, Steve Hwang                             has the legal right to establish speech codes;     think education is a good thing?" or "Is mur-        no validity to this referendum because of the
       '95.                                                                                                                     der a bad thing?" The questions are too simple       wording of the questions. This harassment pol-
                                                                             but I also believe that, as an institution of
                                                                             thought and ideas, MIT should not exercise          and offer the issues too starkly. This might be     icy might need to be changed, and we might
                                                                             this right. Thus, I support the free-speech ini-    how the questioners see the issues, but they        need a survey of undergraduates to find a way
       Advertising Manager: Aaron Belenky '96;                               tiativc.                                            should allow for other opinions.                    to fix it but sadly, this refcr.ndum won't be
       Associate Advertising Manager: Pradeep                                                                                        The third question is troublesome on many       able to help us on this issue.
                                                                                 Unfortunately, MIT already has a speech
       Sreekanthan '95; Accounts Manager:                                                                                        different levels. First, it states the opinion of       Since this is an issue of freedom of expres-
       Oscar Yeh '95; Staff: David Gornez '94.
                                                                             code masquerading as an anti-harassment
                                                                                                                                 the questioners a fact. It is true that policies    sion, we should remember that all of us are
                                                                             policy. The administration has enacted a
                                                                                                                                 similar to the MIT harassment policy have           entitled to our point of view. But it is the duty
       CONTRIBUTING EDITORS                                                  vague policy of punishment based on the con-
                                                                                                                                 been struck down by State Supreme courts            of each individual to present the facts and
                                                                             tent of speech, under which speech which
       Michael J. Franklin '88, Jadene M. Burgess                                                                                and the U.S. Supreme Court But these are            speak the truth. It is our obligation to present
       '93, David A. Maltz '93, Brian Rosenberg
                                                                             might be viewed as perfectly normal outside         recent decisions. Justices, judges, and lawyers     all relevant information, not just that which is
       '93.                                                                  MIT could result in expulsion from within.
                                                                                                                                 are still determining these issues. I think these   convenient.
                                                                             Those responsible for enforcing the policy          people know much more about constitutional
                                                                                                                                 law '~- --t                                                                      David J. Kessler '94
       A vtIsoRYSOA -D                                                       have promised to annly the rules intelligently.                     iahisamS of '"-- questions. 'T
                                                                                                                                    lawtha. fraerso          those                                                   UtA Vl;,-., Droeilnt
       V. Michael Bove '83. Jon von Zelowitz '83,
                                                                             Perhaps they will. But should we have to trust they haven't settled the issue, I think it shows                               -- I              I-

       Bill Coderre '85, Robert E. Malchman '85,
                                                                             them? What if they are replaced by others poor judgment to state your opinion as fact in
       Thomas T. Huang '86, Deborah A. Levinson                              less willing to listen? The slippery slope of the question. It is not certain that the MIT
       '91, Jonathan Richmond PhD '91, Reuven                                defining "offensive" language and the poten- harassment policy is unconstitutional in whole                 Ut ,        i <rr r11.j"
       M. Lerner'92.                                                         tial for enormous abuse afforded by this            or in part.
                                                                             sweeping policy are too dangerous; the free-             The third question gives no context of                                ·
                                                                                                                                                                                                           rBd                     %E'J"4
       PRODUCTION STAFF FOR 7M1,S ISSUE                                      speech initiative could serve to check these what costs are involved. The issue is reminis-
       Night Editors: Vipul Bhushan G, Teresa                                dangers.                                            cent of the dining services survey. The Office
       Lee '96, Michelle Sonu '96; Associate                                      In response to these objections, it will be of Housing and Food Services asked: "Do you                                                                   m
                                                                             said that there is a serious problem of harass- want the dining hall in your dormitory left                                                                    K
       Night Editor: Ravi Dalal '96; Staff:                                                                                                                                                                                                 m
       Deborah A. Levinson '91, Josh Hartmann                                ment and we have to do something. Yes, we open?" and the dormitory residents over-                                                                             im
       '93, Brian Rosenberg '93, Garlen C. Leung                             do have to do something -- we have to do the whelming responded "Yes." The problem was
       '95.                                                                  right thing. The right thing means becoming that the question implied no cost, and when
                                                                             serious about stopping sexual assault - from the students found out about the costs associ-                                                                    m
       The Tech (ISSN 0148-9607) is published on Tuesdays and                rape to unwanted touching to "innocent"             ated with keeping the dining halls open, they                                                              m
       Fridays during the academic year (except during MIT
       vacations), Wednesdays dunng January, and monthly                     hugs. The right thing means becoming seri- were understandably upset. So let us not force
       during the summer for $20.00 per year Third Class by Tre
       Tech, Room W20483, 84 Massachusetts Ave, Cambndge,                    ous about stopping quid pro quo harassment.         students to make uninformed decisions. What
       Mass. 02139-0901. Third Class postage paid at Auburnm,                Speech codes do neither of these things. Per- are the costs to changing the harassment poli-
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    c    Choraiaries entertain ail who can handle bad taste
                                                                                                                                                                   started, "Rub my duckie, you know how..."
                                                                                                                                                                   and proceeded to scandalize the "alternative
                                                                                                                                                                   lifestyle" of the famous couple, all in bad taste
                                                                                                                                                                   and all very funny.
                                                                                                                                                                       One of the better skits was done in a "mad-
                                                                                                                                                                   lib" format, where the audience was prormpted
                                                                                                                                                                  for various parts of speech. After this was
                                                                                                                                                                  done, two Chorallaries stood at the front, and
                                                                                                                                                                  while one started breathing audibly, the other
                                                                                                                                                                  started in a Darth Vader-like voice, "Your
                                                                                                                                                                  elbows betray you, young Skywalker." They
                                                                                                                                                                  proceeded to give the final dialogue between
                                                                                                                                                                  Luke Skywalker and Vader from Return of the
                                                                                                                                                                  Jedi. This scene was incredibly funny, and the
                                                                                                                                                                  actors struggled to keep their composure, but
                                                                                                                                                                  lost it entirely when Vader told Luke to take
                                                                                                                                                                  his mask off. "But you'll masturbate!" plead-
                                                                                                                                                                  ed Luke. "That is inevitable," responded                           (
                                                                                                                                                                      The traditional "'Engineer'sSong" conclud-
                                                                                                                                                                  ed the program. Three of the four verses had
                                                                                                                                                                  been performed at previous Bad Taste con-
                                                                                                                                                                 certs, but the fourth turned out to be the largest
                                                                                                                                                                 crowd-pleaser of the night. The mother of one
                                                                                                                                                                 of the Chorallaries came out to lip synch a
                                                                                                                                                                 verse sung by her son, but apparently written
                                                                                                                                                                 by her. It was in the standard bad taste and
                                                                                                                                                                 ended with the line "but my son hasn't heard
        A doughnut-toting policeman (William Un '94), flanked by Amy Fisher (Cathryn A. McNamara '96, left), Hillary Rodham Clinton (Tere-                       of sex 'cause he's an engineer." The crowd
        sa L Rancik '93)j, and jack Kevorkian's sister i(Mye A. Fogacy '93) perofu n-wn '-w -**"'-x                                                              loved this and gave her an unusually long ova-
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                                                                                                            s1%"2in : iu-S.  y                                   tion that swamped out the next several lyrics
                                                                                                                                                                 of the song. It was a great touch for Bad Taste.
        CONCERT INBAD TASTE                                sion on alternative lifestyles. Other celebrity     soloist picked up and ate a french fry off the         The Chorallaries performed two encores
        Chorallaries.                                     participants included Sinead O'Connor, who           floor that a member of the audience had           before ignoring the thunderous final applause.
        Room 10..250.                                     walked out and tore up a picture of MIT,             thrown back at him.                               The first was "Necrophilia Down by the
        March 7.                                          Michael Jackson, Kelly Bundy, Richard Sim-               The next skit listed 101 new uses for         Graveyard," sung to the tune to Paul Simon's
                                                          mons, Counselor Menage a Troy, and the new           sperm. "1 bet most of you thought sperm was       "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard",
         By Joshua M. Andresen                            Mattel MIT Barbie, who walked out and pro-           only good for sex!" they started. The item that   involving a guy who would go to any lengths
         STAbF REPORTER                                   claimed, "Math class is easy!" - though only         got the biggest audience reaction was "for that   to get some. The final song was another
                  he Chorallaries' annual Concert in after a string on her back was pulled.                   fresh feeling." This prompted a hailstorm of       crowd-pleaser "Cab Driver in New York,"
                  Bad Taste is a favorite MIT tradition,      The format of the concert followed the for-      the multi-colored plastic discs that members      sung to the tune of Sting's "Englishman in
                  and this year's offering proved as pop mat of previous Bad Taste concerts, alternat-         of the Assassins' Guild are so familiar with, a   New York,"- a Chorallaries' standard,
                  ular as ever. The line started forming ing skits and a capella songs that were suppos-       response saved for the most lascivious (and       though one not always sung with the extrane-
         at four in the afternoon, eight hours before the edly the point of the concert in the first place.    the most nerdy)jokes.                             ous expletives.
        doors opened. The die hard group of four who The first song was "White House," a spoof on                  The traditional Bad Taste top ten list was         Overall, this was a good quality Bad Taste
         headed the line spent the time playing a role- President Clinton sung to the tune of Paul            "the top ten children's book titles that didn't     concert. Although most peor.edid not go to
        playing game as they waited for the Chorallar- Simon's "Graceland" that cast the new Presi-           make it." The Chorallaries took advantage of        hear the singing per se, the Chorallaries did a
         ies' biggest concert of the year to start. The dent as a puppet figure ruled by his wife. This        the mechanical blackboards in 10-250 to            fine job. They are a much tighter group than
        Chorallaries started admitting people in started out the goal of the Bad Taste concert                reveal the items one by one as they were read       they were last year and they sang very well.
        groups at 11:20, and by the time everyone was to offend as many people as possible- in an             by one member. Included on the list were            The soloists gave varied performances rang-
        in, the ratio of audience members to seats in equal opportunity fashion.                              "Curious George and the Man in the Trench-          ing from very clear and precise to strained and
        the auditorium was about two to one. Every            The skit following started with the Choral-     coat," "Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Got              struggling (especially as the evening wore on)
        seat was taken, as was every inch of space in laries singing the LSC theme, which greatly             Syphilis," and "Horton Hires a Ho."                 to one soloist who got so involved in his per-
        all four aisles and on the floor in front. A fire amused the audience when it figured out what             One of the best songs of the evening was      formance that he forgot some lines. Still, it
        hazard perhaps, but this was, after all, Bad the song was. True to the LSC standard, they             sung to the Sesame Street theme "Rubber            was very entertaining for those whose sensi-
         Taste.                                           even died in the middle, simulating a reel          Duckie." It featured Ernie and Bert sitting in     tivities could handle the bad taste that defined
             The audience was well prepared for the dying. They started up again after the requisite          the tub "enjoying" a bath together. The song       the evening.
        performance it had waited for. The enthusias- "LSC ... Sucks!" They proceeded to give an
        tic crowd was rambunctious, throwing paper LSC movies preview, complete with placards
        airplanes and the playing cards that had proclaiming "Saturday" and "In Stereo,"
        helped some pass the waiting time necessary which the audience attacked with more vigor
        for guaranteeing a seat. In lieu of a beach ball than any LSC audience ever has. The movies
        and in the style of Bad Taste, the crowd batted reviewed included Alive, about a group of
        around an inflated condom. Someone on the starving MIT students stranded in the base-
        right half of the auditorium started a call and ment of Walker Memorial, Dracula,with Pro-
        response: "Tastes great!" The response from fessor Walter H. G. Lewin playing the title
        the left half of the room: a less-than-tasteful role and West Campus Story. The review of
        obscenity. That went on for a while, but this last included a medley of songs based on
        before dying out the four words were permu- West Side Story: "McCormick ... I just met a
        tated a bit to make a call-and-response that girl from McCornick" and "I feel nerdy! Oh,
        was a bit more suggestive. As midnight so nerdy!" for example.
        approached, everyone joined in a rousing ren-         The night's selections included the requi-
        dition of the Jeopardy theme to count down site complaint about ARA, sung to the tune of
        the final moments.                                Peter Gabriel's "Solsbury Hill." The soloist
             At last the Chorallaries were introduced. carried a plate of food on a tray and threw
        The traditional wild costumes ranged from slices of Spam and french fries out at the audi-
        Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to a rather bright- ence as he sang about the various places ARA
        ly colored Ernie and Bert, who were intro- acquires the food it serves. Perhaps the most
        duced as members of the President's commis- offensive part of the whole song was when the


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        Leslie NM. Compton '93, erstwhile purveyor of "lNight Train" Intoxicant guaranteed to                 An airport security guard (William Un '94) chastlses unmasked neighborhood Presby-
        make any date appealing, plays a child who unexpectedly discovers her parents' bed-                   terlan minister Mr. Fred Rogers (Thomas C. Bruno '94) attempting to get through alr-
        room activities.                                                                                      port security in less than appropriate attire.
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    RON SAVAGE TRIO                                                       smooth drumming style which supports the            re-harmonized the Louis Jordan standard with              ble-time groove. Savage offered a thoughtful
    Willow Jazz Club.                                                     other two musicians and sets the "mood" of          some complex chord voicings. The melody                   drum solo, during which he slowed the tempo
    March 5.                                                              the individual piece being played, and an           dissolved into some thoughtful piano improvi-             down quite a bit, only to speed it up again at
                                                                          ability to play dramatic solos. McWhirter did       sation, followed by a good bass solo. This was            the conclusion of his solo. This was an inter-
    By Dave Fox                                                           a good job of covering Goods' bass parts, on        followed by four-bar solo riffs tossed out by             esting effect, and was followed by re-estab-
    STAFFREPORTER                                                         short notice.                                       each player in turn.                                      lishment of the groove proceeding to a dra-
            ocal drummner Ron Savage brought his                              The first tune I caught was "It Could Hap-          The trio followed this with the ballad "Old           matic ending.
             trio to the Willow Jazz Club in                              pen To You." This featured Wonsey playing a         Folks," which opened with another beautiful                   Overall, the Ron Savage Trio presented
             Somerville Friday night and performed                        beautiful, moody introduction, after which          piano introduction. The other two players                 three hours of very high-quality jazz.
             two sets of very listenable, straight-                       Savage and McWhirter entered to establish a         entered, with Savage once again establishing a            Although it didn't break any new ground, the
    ahead jazz. For this engagement, Savage was                           quick groove, with a nice piano melody and          moody feel with his brushes. Wonsey offered               sound was well-molded, and displayed virtu-
    joined by pianist Anthony Wonsey and bassist                          good drum accents. McWhirter offered a bass         a complex, moving piano solo, follow by                   osity, especially in view of the tfact that their
     Ron McWhirter, filling in for usual bassist                          solo to round out the piece. The next piece,        another bass solo. After re-establishing the              usual bassist was absent. Wonsey in particular
     Richie Goods.                                                        "So What," featured McWhirter playing a             melody line, the trio fabricated a sweet-sound-           showed great potential, and should develop
        The Willow Jazz Club is a very unusual                            introduction consisting of bass figures             ing ending, with McWhirter using a bow on                 into a first-rate innovator and leader. This
     venue. Imagine two 30-foot storefronts side                          answered by the piano and drums. This lead to       his bass. To provide a contrast the trio ended            trio's smooth sound make them a good group
     by side. The one on the right is a typical                           a quick bebop groove, featuring good inter-         the set with an upbeat tune, which featured a             for any jazz fan to hear, but especially for
     neighborhood tavern, complete with a full-                           play between Wonsey and Savage. Wonsey              quick introduction that lead to a very fast dou-          those listeners unfamiliar with jazz.
     length bar, dart boards, sports on the TV, and                       offered a magnificent, technically demanding        II
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     a few regulars parked on bar stools. The one                         piano solo, played with such authority that it
     on the left is a tiny jazz room, with album
     covers pasted to the wall, tables surrounding a
                                                                          sounded almost effortless. Savage also per-
                                                                          formed a clean drum solo, featuring very                  THE TECH PERFORMING ARTS SERIES                                                                                    m
     performance area, and Berklee students rapid-                        quick bass drumming and precise stops. The                                                                                                                                   a
     ly scribbling notes. Together, these two rooms                       intro was repeated to end the tune.                                                                                                                                          m
     form the Willow Jazz Club. (if you make a                                In honor of the bad weather, which made               LORRAINE HUNT MEZZO-SOPRANO
     mistake and enter the door on the right, you'll                      for a small crowd, the trio played "It Might As           Boston-based mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt makes her Boston solo recital debut with a                                a

     think you're in the wrong place.) In spite of its                    Well Be Spring." This was a beautiful ballad,             program that will include songs by Debussy, Faure, Ravel, Granados, Rodrigo, Turina,
     humble appearance, the Willow presents some                          once again featuring Wonsey's fluid piano                 and Schumann. A Bank of Boston Celebrity Series Event.
     big names in jazz, and is always a good place                        work. Savage and McWhirter provided a very                Sunday, March 14, 8 p.m., Jorday Hall
     to hear some good jazz in an intimate setting.                       good backup for the piano, with excellent                 MIT price: $7.
     Friday evening was no exception.                                     "mood" setting drumming (with brushes) and
         Savage, a 1984 Berklee College of Music                          a smooth bass that blended with the piano so              LYNN REDGRAVE IN "SHAKESPEARE FOR MY FATHER"
     graduate, and his trio serve as the rhythm sec-                      well that it was almost imperceptible.                    Lynn Redgrave gives a one-woman presentation of excerpts from Shakespeare's plays
    tion for saxophonist Christopher Hollyday.                            McWhirter offered an understated bass solo                and sonnets as a living memorial to her late father, Sir Michael Redgrave. A Bank of
    These three men perform wel. as a trio, pre-                          that fit the ..oot. ofa h.e piece wel!. The-sound               "eleb-'-"
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    senting a repertoire of standards, and the                            picked up in intensity, ending in a piano                 Sunday, March 21, 3 p.m., Symphony Hall
    occasional original piece. Pianist Wonsey,                            "coda" that sounded almost like a celeste.                MIT price: $7.
    who is only 20 and still a student at Berklee,                            Later in the set, the trio offered their ver-
    displays a keyboard mastery and musical                               sion of"Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby?"               ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
     imagination beyond his years. Savage has a                           This took me a while to identify, as Wonsey               The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre celebrates its 25th anniversary in Boston. A
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 MAC                                                               date and Bruno is an aspiring artist and the                  being an artist and using his mind to get             for his own houses.
 Written and Directed by John Turturro.                            first member of the tfamily to go to college.                 ahead. IBut Bruno and Vico dream of rising                Turturro, Badalucco, and Capotorto are
 StarringJohn Turturro, Michael Badalucco,                         What Vice and Bruno have in common is a                       out of the lower middle c1sS 2nd entpring the         exce!!ent in their depiction of the Vite!Ei
 Carl Capotorto, and Katherine Borowitz.                           desire to enter into the world beyond the                     sophisticated world of Oona and her Bohemi-           brothers. Turturro is once again very convinc-
 Loews Nickolodeon.                                                streets of Queens, a                                                                an friends.                     ing in his role as man slowly being consumed
                                                                   seductive and exciting                                                                  The film traces the tri-    by the pursuit of his dream. Hie plays Mac
 By Douglas D. Keller                                              world represented by                                                                als Mac goes through in         with just the right amount of passionate fire.
                                                                   Oona (Ellen Barkin),                                                                trying to make it as an         Badalucco continues his comedic roles which
             ac is an intriguing, yet predictable                  an artists' model and                                                               independent contractor,         began in Spike Lee's Jungle Fever with his
             film about a first-generation Ameri-                  self-styled Bohemian.                                                               from bad land purchases        portrayal of Vico. Capotorto also does a fine
             can's struggle to get ahead in the                        Mac is a film about                                                             to keeping his brothers        job as the confused Bruno. This is not the first
             construction business, while hold-                    dreams and the overwhelming desire to                         motivated. Along the way Mac is forced to            time that Turturro, Badalucco, and Capotorto
ing on to his integrity. Turturro stars as Mac                     achieve them. Mac dreams of building houses                   motivate his brothers on a daily basis. He also      have worked together and the sense of family
Vitelli, the oldest of three sons of a carpenter.                  his own way through hard work. Vico wants                     confronts an unscrupulous builder who used           that they create on the screen is remarkable. In
The source of Mac's integrity is his father,                       to work hard and play hard. Bruno dreams of                   the Vitelli brothers' finished homes as models       one scene the three men are in the bathroom
whose mantra is "There are                                                                                                                                                                           together- Turturro is using the
two ways to do something.                                                                                                                                                                             toilet, B3adalucco is shaving,
. . my way and the right                                                                                                                                                                              and Capotorto is in the bathtub.
way. They are one in the                                                                                                                                                                              There is no embarrassment or
    At the beginning of the
                                                                                                                                                                                            • ok    Xill-ease between the actors, they
                                                                                                                                                                                                      just appear to be brothers in an
film, Mac and his brothers                                                                                                                                                                            everyday situation.
Vico (Michael Badalucco)                                                                                                                                                                                   The problem with the movie
and Bruno (Carl Capotorto)              i                                                                                                                                                              is that it is singularly focused
                                                        1                                                                                                                                             on Mac's obsession with doing
are working disliked con-
cal and muchfor an unethi-                                                                                                                                                                      ~     things his own way. Vico's
tractor who doesn't share                                                                                                                                                                              attempts at being a ladies' man
 Mac's high standards or                                                                                                                                                                              is utilized only in comic inter-
appreciation for hard work.                                                                                                                                                                            ludes. Bruno's desire to be a
 Mac complies with the                                                                                                                                                                                full-fledged artist and his rela-
contractor's cost-cutting                                                                                                                                                                             tionship with Oona are barely
and shoddy craftsmanship                                                                                                                                                                              explored. As a result there is
only to save his job and                                                                                                                                                                              not enough character develop-
that of his brothers. At last                                                                                                                                                                         ment to explain their departure
Mac can no longer cut cor-                                                                                                                                                                            from Vitelli Bros. Construction.
ners, and with the help of                                                                                                                                                                                 Turturro has done a fine job
his brothers and financial                                                                                                                                                                            in writing a tight script and in
support of his soon-to-be                                                                                                                                                                             directing his first film. The act-
wife Alice (Katherine                                                                                                                                                                                 ing is convincing and the cam-
Borowitz) he buys a piece                                                                                                                                                                             era work is engaging and dar-
of land, starting an inde-                                                                                                                                                                            ing, with close ups on the
pendent contracting com-                                                                                                                                                                              construction work being per-
pany, the Vitelli Bros.                                                                                                                                                                               formed. Mac is an interesting
    While Mac has inherit-                                                                                                                                                                            and enjoyable film, but I was
ed his father's "Old World"                                                                                                                                                                           left with the feeling that it could
value system, Vico and                                                                                                                                                                                have been better and that the
Bruno have different goals                                                                                                                                                                            characters of Alice and Oona
in life. Vico is a frustrated                                                                                                                                                                         could have been more fully
ladies' man who can't get a Pl~,i.,, ,-.':..
                               -                                                                                                                                                                      explored.
                                  ItI       Ie;It;I   ILUtoall   :co, Carl Capototto, ansd John Tuldurro play three ,-othe,'s TI;faic.

John Turtur o hopes his personal film reaches its audience
JOHN TUTWURR0                                                     the artist in the movie was the craftsman. Now             tion to Lee In general, "Spike has this whole            tion deal was in place it was too late. We had
Interview.                                                        they don't go around saying that 'I am an                  public persona, but that's not the Spike that I          to wait for one of two windows for the film to
February8.                                                        artist.' But in their purity of approach and               know. He has a lot of really good sides to him.          come out. I hope that this will be a good win-
                                                                  who they are it is all over them. Any time the             He has given many people a lot of chances.               dow for the movie. The hard thing about this
By Douglas D. Keller                                              lower middle class is portrayed we either see              Spike wanted to go commercial and wanted to              film is that the people that this film is all about
CHtAIR.MAN                                                        the seedy side [of them] or we see them as                 be seen. If I was him I would just shut up. It
       ohn Turturro's name may not be a                           buffoons. But I wanted to show the real side               would be better to say [regarding Maalcolm               have responded very strongly to the film. I
       household word, but he is one of the                       of the lower middle class."                                X]'Here it is, judge it for yourself.'"                  can't do a wide release and so I have to hope
       great young Hollywood actors. Film                              When asked about the humor in the film                    When asked about the peculiar release of             that the film will grow from a small release so
       buffs will remember him as the neurotic                    Turturro said he felt it was a "very behavioral            Mac, which has been finished for over a year,            that more of these people [the lower middle
writer in Barton Fink or the homosexual                           type of humor. I wanted to keep the humor                  Turturro responded, "By the time the distribu-           class] can see it."
bookie in Miller's Crossing. But lack or                          coming from the human elements. It's like life
recognition doesn't seem to bother Turturro,                      in a way bcause it is fCunny and sad, but the
"Most of the movies that I haven't done have                      absurdity is also an element that I was always
made a $100 million." While he would not                          attracted to. It is one of the few worlds [the
elaborate on the projects that he has turned                      construction business] that you can see people
down he continued, "I'm not at all unhappy                        almost strangling each other or arguing over
with what I've done. I wouldn't do something                      who is going to buy each other a cup of cof-
that I didn't know about or care about because                    fee. The humor comes from the interactions. It
it is too hard."                                                  is not a type of skit humor like Saturday Night
     Turturro was in town last month to speak                     Live."
to the local press about his new film Mac,                             "You go with an instinct," Turturro
which won the Camera d'or at the Cannes film                      answered when asked about the funeral scene
festival last year. "I was shocked," Turturro                     in the beginning of the film when the deceased
said of the award given to his movie, which                       father turns and speaks to his three sons. "I
opened last Friday at the Nickelodeon. Mac, a                     felt that the whole thing about a funeral is that
film about the construction business in New                       it is not very realistic. You have flashbacks at
York City during the 50s, is a very personal                      a funeral and you are just sitting there waiting
work for Turturro because, as he admits,                          for the person to talk. In the movie I realized
"There is a lot of my father's spirit in the                      that basically the spirit of the father will hover
movie. I spent many summers doing construc-                       over them for the rest of the movie. The dis-
tion work since I was a little boy. The film is                   cussion of the quality of the casket was more
about construction, but it is also about con-                     realistic that people crying over the body." In
structive acts. It is a universal story in that it                the same vein, "I instinctively put the mother
could be applied to any fieid."                                   upstairs so that h.L    coulde in  -any sc.ce. 1
     Turturro received advice from directors                      didn't want to make the movie into a domestic
like Martin Scorsese and Spike Lee on various                     thing with the mother in the kitchen cooking
aspects of pre-production. "I didn't think that                   because people would say that they had seen
I was going to direct it initially. I had asked                   that before. The only problem is that I never
Scorsese to direct it but he had many projects                    brought her back down again.
at the time and I would have had to wait ten                          "The interesting thing is that if you do
years. I had directed it as a play on stage, so I                 something personal, unless it is so insular, it
decided that there was no other choice but to                     has ramifications in the outside world that you
direct it myself. I made a short to see how it                    can't even predict. I didn't make the movie to
would feel. It's hard to have power as a direc-                   start out as a political type of film. But I real-
tor. If you have people around you who sup-                       ized when it was all over that it deals with the
port you it makes things much easier. If you                      major questions in everyone's lives. Is making
compromise too much then they [cast and                           money the major aspect of your life? That is a
company] take over." When asked how he                            question that everyone must deal with. This
dealt with the pressures of directing his first                   movie deals with asking that question."
movie, Turturro responded, "I stood up for                            John Turturro has worked on three of
myself."                                                          Spike Lee's movies, Do the Right -Thing, lMo'
  "My whole idea of the movie was to say                          Better Blues, and dungle Fever. In response to
'Here I am in a boat, come aboard and we'll                       the negative reactions to the situations pre-
go somewhere.' The passing of these people                        sented in Spike's films, Turturro .said, "I won-
(the craftsman of old) makes the world a little                   der what world are they living in?" He also
                                                                  had the following thoughts on the' public reac-            John Turturroas the title character of Mac, which he.also wrote and directed.
bit poorer. I realized that-the person who was
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                    ****: Excellent                                  The performances by Tom Cruise and Jack                their perilous journey. The script is well writ-       and simplified manner. This dated and trite                                               M

                    ***: Good                                        Nicholson are stirring, and the photography,           ten and is quite funny overall, despite the            filim is for Pfeiffer fanatics only. -- CR. Loews
                    **: Mediocre                                     with crystal clarity and frequent symmetry in          corny morals that are presented. The hilarious         Copley Place
                    *: Poor                                          its images, is polished until it shines. For the       and amazing footage of the animals in action                                                                                                     I.

                                                                     officers in the story, precision leads to              truly makes this film, though. -Joshua                    *1/2  Passenger 57                                                                     M

                   *** Bad Lieutenant                                tragedy, but for the film it leads to a triumph        Andresen. Loews Copley Place                               This is a bad take-off of Die Hard set in                                             r.

                   Not a movie for the squeamish,                    of sorts. -CR. Loews HarvardSquare                                                                            the air. John cutter (Wesley Snipes) is a ter-                                            F.
               writer/director Abel Ferrara's Story about the                                                                     **i/2 A League of   Their Own                    rorism and hijacking expert who happens to
               self-destruction of a once proud and success-            ***1/2    Groundhog Day                                 Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, and Lori Petty             be aboard a plane when a terrorist (Bruce
               ful NYC homicide lieutenant is a fiery and                Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is an arrogant,         work very hard to rescue this film about the           Payne) hijacks the plane. The movie uses                                                  M
               poignant character study exploring the land-          self-centered weatherman for a Pittsburgh              advent of women's baseball during World                cliche after cliche as the entirely predictable
               scapes of the human soul. Keitel does a mag-          television-station who is sent to Punx-                War 1I from its pedestrian and formulaic               plot plods along. The premise could be inter-                                             w

               nificentjob with his portrayal of the reprehen-       sutawney, Pa. to cover the annual Groundhog            screenplay, and often they succeed. At its             esting, but it gets turned into a final product
               sible man, who is being corrupted by                  Day festival. All is well until Phil wakes up          best, the movie is a funny and relevant story          that is as banal as it is unbelievable.-JA.
               alcoholism, cocaine addiction, gambling, infi-        the next morning to find that first, it is             about women forging their own individuality            LSC Saturday
               delity, extortion, and theft. At no point can we      Groundhog Day all over again, and second, he           and pride. At its worst, it panders to pre-
               sympathize with the lieutenant's plight, but on       is the only one who realizes it. Phil soon rec-        dictable and sappy plot elements that never                **** Swing Kids
               some level we can all identify with his pain          ognizes that no matter what he does there are          quite ring true. -CR. LSC Friday                           Set in 1939 Germany, this film concen-
               and desperation. - Douglas D. Keller. Loews           no consequeranes for his actions, and he there-                                                               trates on the "swing kids" who were a group
               Harvard,quare                                         fore aims to try anything he can think of.                 ** Love Field                                      of youth rebelling against the Nazi movement,
                                                                     Credit is due to director Harold Ramis who                 Michelle Pfeiffer plays Lurene, a DaIlas           wearing their hair long, dressing up in English
                    **** The Crying Game                             manages to keep the premise fresh through              beautician whose obsession with the current            fashion, and dancing to American swing
                    Neil Jordan's story of an IRA terrorist          hundreds of repeated Groundhog Days. This              president, John Kennedy, and his wife leads to         music. Peter (Robert Sean Leonard) and
               (Stephen Rea) is a remarkably well-written            is one of the freshest comedies to come out in         a cross-country adventure and an interracial           Thomas (Christian Bale) are best friends
               piece of work that at first seems to follow its       recent memory. -DDK. Loews Cheri                       romance in this technically well-made and              forced to join the Nazi Youth movement. Ini-
               protagonist in aimless yet intriguing direc-                                                                 well-meaning drama that nonetheless fails to           tially figuring they can have it all (Hitler
               tions, but eventually reveals itself to be a per-        ***1/2   Homeward Bound                             rise above mediocrity. Afer Kennedy's assas-           Youth by day, swing kids by night), they find
               fectly structured look at violence, race, love,           Despite being aimed at a juvenile audi-            sination, Lurene leaves her husband to travel          that it is impossible to be a part of thie Nazi
               and sexuality. Rea is ordered to guard a kid-         ence,-thte latest Disney release about two dogs        to the funeral by bus, but after a series of           party without being a full-fledged member.
               napped British officer (Forest Whitaker), but         and a cat travelling cross-country to find their       mishaps she is driving east on the run from            This puts strains on their friendship as Peter
               he begins to care for the hostage and later           family is sophisticated enough to appeal to            the FBI in a stolen car with a soft-spoken             rebels against the Nazis while Thomas gets
               Ilees to 'Lon;don., where he m eets that offccr's     WYvcn a co'lege audilence". M.ichael l. Fox and        Black man (Dennis Havshert) and his daughter           sucked into their way of thinking. Incredible
               girlfrienid (Jaye Davidson). The two halves of        Don Ameche provide the voices of the two               (Stephanie McFadden). The three grow close             acting and wonderful direction allow the inter-
               the film, which contain some completely               dogs and Sally Field provides the voice of the         in a number of predictable ways as the movie           esting material to overcome an unfortunately
               unpredictable plot twists, become mirrors of          cat as all three pets think aloud while making         treats racism and bigotry in an unimaginative          predictable plot. -JA. Loews Copley Place
               one another, reflecting how understanding and
               compassion may be a means of salvation.
               -CR. Loews HarvardSquare

                    * Failing Down
                    When Michael Douglas cracks uinder the                                                                                                                                                                                                                   E

               pressures of society and lashes out with vio-
                lence and rage, his actions should provide the
               basis for an intense and important movie, but                                                                                                                                                                                                                 e
                this is an .ina;n attcmipt to Comiment on thio                                                                                                                                                                                                               s
               problems of America today, a thriller that is                                                                                                                                                                                                                 c
                laughable at best, and a film that deserves to                                                                                                                                                                                                               I
               be deplored for the enjoyment it derives firomn                                                                                                                                                                                                               i
               the violence it claims to be critical of. Rather
                than strive for scathing realism, the story                                                                                                                                                                                                                  r
               bloats into a ludicrous cartoon by portraying
               all of Douglas' victims as caricatures that
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               really nothing more than a psychatic control                                                                                                                                                                                                                  I
               freak, not a normal person the audience can                                                                                                                                                                                                                   E

               feel empathy towards.- CR. Loews Cheri                                                                                                                                                                                                                        L

                    * * * /2 AFew Good M~en
                  Nearly every element of director Rob                                                                                                                                                                                                                       E
               Reiner's adaptation of the military
               murder/courtroom dranma clicks into place
               with the efficiency of a finely tuned machine                                                                                                                                                                                                                 n
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               unoriginal, but it's also extremely effective.        Andle MacDowell, Chris Elliot, and Bill Murray star in Groundhog Day, one of the freshest cormedles to come out In recent memory.                                                                       e
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                                                                                                        tion of the fee. After setting the fee, it would be automatically
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Reshma Patel
                               allocation from the Dean's Office that supports student activi-                                                                                                     Hi, members ofthe class of 993! It's been a lot of fun being
                                                                                                        thirds of at least thirty percent of the student body reject the                        your president this past year. It has been so great I want to
                               ties. The fee would be set by the Undergraduate Association
                               Council in February every other year, based on recommenda-               fee, the level will remain unchanged. The fee level would not
                               tions of the UA Finance Board. During the off-years, a two-              rise or fall by more than ten percent each year. Would you
                               thirds vote of the Council would be necessary for reconsidera-           favor such a fee?

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                                   ShouldhaIT gsusarantee its students the same freedom of                                                                                                                          Ivana Markovic
                               speech that students have at public aniversities?
                                                                                                                                                                                                    1 have been involved in the class of '93 in past events and
                                                                                                                                                                                                have a great desire to stay involved. I've worked very closely
                                                                                                                                                                                                with the Alumni Office in my activities with the Student

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                                  Should students have the fiaedom to express unpopular or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1isa Chow
                               controversial views?                                                                                                                                                 Hi there! I had so much fun serving as vice president and
                                                                                                                                                                                                president of this class. I am looking forward to serving you
                                                                                                                                                                                                again as treasurer, so vote for me.

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                               restricts constitutionally protected speech, be revised to pro-
                               vide protection for freedom of speech?
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ann Chen
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Having been both vice president and secretary of the class

                                                   Finance Koard
                                                                                                                                                                                                of '94, I have seen Class Council struggle and succcel I know
                                                                                                                                                                                                what works and what fails. I believe I would ha; c th, ability to
                                                                                                                                                                                                lead and motivate our council to make our seninr scar memo-

                         UA                                                                                                                                                                     rable.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    The class of"'94 is a unique class - for exan,! . we are
                                                                                                                                                                                                commonly known as the smartest class to go throulh NIIT. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                deserve a terrific senior year with events suc!'ia a -runch, a
                             I oM         30=                                     -                                        ~-                                                                   pub night, a pizza dinner, a ball, and a fantastl.       .veek.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      In addition to using money raised by the cC:i',ui in past
                                                 Edward M1. Drozd                                   dents and the needs of the undergraduate community. I believe
                                                                                                    the primary goal of the FinBoard should be ensuring that stu-
                                  b ello! I am running for a position on the UA FinBoard            dents' money helps all the students efficiently by funding pro-
                               because I want a FinBoard which is more responsive to stu-           jects of use to all students.                                                                                    Joey Marque              z
            - I.,                                                                                                                                                                                   For the past three years, I've always been cuirious to know
                                                                                                                                                                                                what the class of'94 has done at MIT since acet    cprercd back in
                                                                                                                                                                                                the fall of 1990. But to no avail, I have not seen m,.ichn of any-
                                                                                                                                                                                                thing. Therefore, I have taken the initiative to cha!,nge you in
                                                  a _Bndg
                                                            er~t Hacolor                            tance, nor the board members' biases for or against a particular
                                                                                                    group. Every group should be judged equally, based upon the
                                 The purpose of Finance Board is to financially aid any stu-        usefulness of their request. As a Finance Board member, I
                              dent organization that shows a need for funding. This funding         would try to ensure that everyone has an equal chance for                                                  Sita 9 Venk-atararmc                  lt
                              should depend upon neither the group's size, beliefs, or impor-       funding.                                                                                          Hey all you members of the class of '91?1 Leadership,
                                                                                                                                                                                                responsibility, and dedication are essential qualities which a
                                                                                                                                                                                                successful class officer must possess. We need someone who
                                                                                                                                                                                                is creative, motivated, and enthusiastic in order to lead us
                                                                                                                                                                                                effectively. I feel that i embody all of these qualities, and so I
         ..OEM&                             Cimit E. Kumcuoglu
                              I am running for Finance Board in order to help create a
                                                                                                    mitment. Istand for a diffusion of power and responsibility
                                                                                                    from the FinBoard's chair, to all the members of the board. If
                                                                                                                                                                                                feel that I would be the right choice for president of our senior
        X         S          I am running for Flnance Board In order to heln create a                                                                                                               I have served as Class Publicity Cchair during this past
               6Ll~v    Finance Board that adequately represents the preferences and                elected, I will support the activities that will make MIT social                            year, and I would like to continue to serve our class more as
        if*     ^     -   ~;interests of the student body. I do not regard this job as merely       life more diverse and exciting. I stand against wastefulness in                             president. I will strive to achieve a greater public awareness of
         ,~~''·~~8~"9 another line on my resume; i take it to be a major time comn-                 allocation offunds.                                                                         Class Council is actually doing. I plan to start a monthly
               '    -i                       -                                                                                              -                                                   newsletter which updates the activities of Class Council,
                                                                                                                                                                                                announces class events, and has a column which responds to
                                                                                                                                                                                                class concerns. For instance, if anyone has an issue that they'd
                                                                                                    tribute funds quickly and efficiently. With limited finances, the
                                                  Nichael HI. Joo                                   distribution of funds to different activities is very important
                                                                                                                                                                                                like addressed at a Class Council meeting, I'd like them to
                                   The key to success for many organizations is the effective       and requires knowledge of many organizations. My experi-
                               handling of finances. Unfortunately, financial difficulties are
                               sometimes the biggest obstacle to many student-run organiza-         ences with many student activities will help greatly in estab-
                                                                                                    lishing clear communication with the various organizations I
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Peter K Verprauskus
                               tions at MIT. While a member of the class of '95 council, I                                                                                                          Senior year in college is a transition time from undcrgradu-
                               personally experienced the difficulties involved in raising          am assigned. As a member of the Finance Board, I will over-
                                                                                                                                                                                                ate life onwards. As president of the class of 1994, 1 vili make
                               funds and the burdens and paperwork involved with the                    see projects and activities organized by campus groups, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                this transition year as successful as possible. Some things I
                               finance board. As a member of the UA Finance Board, I will               will strive to help these organizations accomplish their goals                          will accomplish are:
                               work to alleviate these difficulties while finding ways to dis-          with minimal financial difficulty. Thank you for your support.                               I) Organize career fairs

                                                                                                                                                                              _vA Or vo-.                                                    A D,72 En g

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Richard M/IcK~ern
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Senior Year. We've got one year and $13,000 to do some-
                                                                                                                                                                                                thing in our final year of tenure. First of all, to supplement our
                                                                                                                                                                                                budget, I'm announcing a fundraiser for the spring. T-shirts for
j                                                                                                                                                                                               a dollar. The shirt's back will advertise a group often compa-
                                                                                                                                                                                                nies, and students will receive a discount when wcaring the
                                                                                                                                                                                                shirt in an advertiser's store. This fundraiser has the poicniial
                                                                                                                                                                                                to raise $3,000, which will add to our finafice of next year's
                                                                                                                                                                                                activities, like Senior Week.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Also, high on the agenda of activities for next year are '94
                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Pub Nights at the Thirsty Ear, the Muddy, and
                                                                                                                                                                                          rs    -I                                   *                 _

                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cathermne L. Downard
                                                                                                                                                                                                    After serving as junior class treasurer this year, I feel that I
                                                                                                                                                                                                have gained the necessary experience that will help me to
                                                                                                                                                                                                make our senior year a great one. as seniors, we have so much
                                                                                                                                                                                                to which to look forward. Perhaps most important of all is a
                                                                                                                                                                                                spectacular senior week that we will never forget!
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Unfortunately, money is a necessity. This past year, we
                                                                                                                                                                                                were very successful in earning money from numerous fund
                                                                                                                                                                                                raisers. Of course, t, ·re can never be too much money. Next

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Vickie Carltona
                                                                                                                                                                                                   As I was going home late one night, I started talking to tile
                                                                                                                                                                                                Safe Ride driver about the dangers of being out at niglt. I sud-
                                                                                                                                                                                                denly realized that here was one obvious way that the US had

                                                                                                                                Class~~~~ 199
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                                                                           *u                  NO~lM77                              Mh.,Ml                 ~

serve you for another five years as Alumni Class Council presi-
dent. W~e on the Class Council hope you. have enjoyed all our                                                                 Sanldybun                                          whose members are geared towards individual achievement
                                                                                                                                                                                 and have been segregated by living groups, majors, and other
activities this year. There is a lot more planned for this term                                            The offDice of class president is a demanding yet rewarding           exclusive factors. In the upcoming year, I will work to
and Senior Week. I hope youl all can make it out. See you there.                                       position. it challenges its incumbent to represent a diverse              enhance school/class spirit through Battle of the Classs and a
                                                                                                       group of individuals as a whole, unifiedd entity. I've been hon-          homecoming event. i will also start a fundraising drive to raise
                                                                                                       ored with the opporuity to represent the class this past year             money for our Senior Week. I am willing to dedicate the time
                                                                                                       and hope to continue this service next year. My past and pre-             and effort required for this position and hope that you will sup-
                                                                                                       sent leadership positions qualifyr me to serve the class in this          port me in my campaign to serve you as the class of 1995 pres-      I

                                                                                                       capacity. Through this organization, I hope to unite a class              ident.                                                              i

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Alumni/ae C~ouncil, such as the Studenlt Telethon and reunions.
For the past two years, I have organized the Valentine's Day
                                                                                                                                                 L~ee     these activities can
                                                                                                      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~properly. My highbe implemented if we as junior and senior
                                                                                                                                                                                school experiences
                                                                                                                                                                                                   are able toofund-raise
Ball at Faneuil Hall. both have been big successes. I really                      F         w   ~~~~As president, I would like to change the staus quo of class vice president, Student Congrs tesurer and National
want to work with the class of '93 and the Alumni Offic to                                our governments I want tospromote class unity and class spirt
                                                                                               -.   # V11
help organize an incewdible fifth-year reunion.                                     a,-^ through increased class activities. Our class should come HnrSctPeietcmmdwgm
                                                                                      4                                                                          xeine
                                                                                 is > - ~together by having tclass study breaks, picnics, semiformals, MIT student sa enable me to be a very effective class presi-
                                                                                 ~~~~fiaculty-student luncheons, and other ac~tivities. I think all of dent. I see myself as an agent of change for the better.

                                                                                                                                               Sarkar                               s~~~~~~~) lectures
                                                                                  -_x;~~~~I will get the class moving. My plan:                                                      6) Battle of the classes
                                                                                                     I_~~~~~1 Free class T-shirts                                                    I'll go door to door to inform you. The past council has
                                                                                 - =-                     ~~~2)
                                                                                                              Semiformal                                                         done nothing.
                                                                                                             3) Band party                                                          Vote change. Vote Jay.

                                                                                                                         Mchael R Evms
                                                                                                                             e R.Evn                                           ~~~~~~~~~~~Ring
                                                                                                                                                                                    Committee chairman, I worked very hard to give the
                                                                                                                                                                                 class of 1995 a ring that they could be proud of for a long time
                                                                              1F < s                    ~~Sophomores, ask yourselves this question: "What has                   to come. I did my best to organize the committee so that we
                                                                              ^;... . F
                                                                                  ;                    Class Council done for me?" I'm willing to bet that the answer           could be most productive at our meetings. As a result, we
                                                                             ^ :. j s                 ~is either nothing or very little. I bet you don't even know who          picked the company, designed the ring, and got it into produc-
                                                                                       * <s           the class council members were. I want very much to change to ha fshdl                      fIwwo
                                                                                        ,, | .        that. I know from personal experience that the information mybesthtodof shedsame.with aI ta rels rsonsCasonible woulry
                                                                                                                                                                                                         we :
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     orcl     ol r
                                                                                                      about the few class council events that were held never               m ett otesm             ihalta eaersosbefr
                                                                                                      seemed to get to the members of our class who wanted to par-              I wokdhr o o attr'a                igCmitecar
M            M             -                                                                          ticipate. Not only that, your opinion matters much more than. and I'm asking you to give me the opportunity to work for you
years to fund senior activities, we need to raise money through                                       that of any of the officers; were you ever asked what you                         C!-t -_a
                                                                                                                                                                                      Ihi as yorvc rsdn.Ibleeta                ]d
 icareer fair in the fall. I would form a committee as soon as                                        thought? More events needed to be planned, organized, adver-         much better job than has been done in the past. In order to
3ossible to recruit companies over the summer. Other                                                  tised more thoroughly, and you should have been more                 make this change, you must vote, but don't vote for those
Fundraising possibilities include selling Chinese pastries and                                        involved in the decision process.                                    whom you know haven'td done the job Previously. All you
,,ourmet ice cream.                                                                                        Last year's council did not function well, and as a result,     have to do is give me the chance to show you what can be
    I would also form committees to plan senior week, our                                             accomplished little. I blame this on the class officers; it is their done, and how successfull our class can be when we put our
-lass gift, and various social events. A publicity committee                                          initial responsibility to plan events and to organize them. As       minds to it!
,would be in charge of letting people know about events.                                                        ~~~~~J. Mogn.ld                                             suc   a .ts_.
klthough I plan to work closely with all committees, my goal
-would be to get as many people in our class involved as possi-
Ale. The more input we have, the better our senior year will                                                 J. Morgan Slade                     ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~My balance of insight includes cone year as Interfratemnity
                                                                                 w.-^               ~~~The office of vice president of the class of '95 shall require Council Scholarship Chairman, coupled with my most recent
                                                                             or ,]
                                                                                                    ~~of the elected individual the ability to motivate his/his feliow representative position on our own class of '95 Ring
                                                                                                    ~~officers in fu~lfilling their designated responsibilities. The vice Committee. I act decisively, insist on organization and never
'iellping me maiiakc the class of '94  leave its mark at MIT. I
                                                                                >;g?                ~~president shall also administer the council meetings in the miss deadlines. Most importantly, you'd probably have trouble
-,now that everyone has his own opinion on what they would                   F             _        ~~~absence of the president. and fiurthennore assist in the recruit- zw~riting me late Friday night on Athena: you'll have better
lie to do their senior year, so I will make it a point to listen to                                   ment of those members comprising the council. The vice pres-              luck finding me at the party ofthe evening with the rest of our
mch one of you, because if we all work together, we can actu-                                         ident is in effect a "behind-the-scenes assistants to every other         class. I would appreciate the chance to serve our class in the
311y make something happen! Take the challenge and help                                               offilcer on the committee. I am well prepared to accomplish               function of vice president. Thank you.
nake our senior year a year to remember!

                                                                                                                               Kalen Yang   g                     Alumnae here
                                                                                                                                                               ~~~~~~~activities Council. FromImy experiencetowith realisticto organize
                                                                                                                                                                                     at MIT, have learned set trying goals, yet
irop off a letter in our mailbox in the Student Center, and then                {;:       ~~~As a two-year incumbent in the office of vice president, I I haven't lost the enthusiasm to find new ways to promote
we'd be sure to address it at our next meeting. Also, Ihope to               -;         .  ~~am very familiar with the duties of this positionl. In these past class spirit and unity. I can't promise any enlightened
get more people involved in Class Council by publicizing our                 _        ~~~~two years, I have worked extensively with the Ring world harmnony, but I would like to mnakeb MIT a mnore spirit of                   bearable
meeting times, agendas, and distrubuting the minutes after                            n _  ~~Committee, the Undergraduate Association, and the Studenlt place.
meetings. in addition, I plan to organize plenty of fundraisers
;uch as the sale of boxers and decent T-shirts in order to raise
 mough money for Senior Week and our Senior Gift. I'd also
like to help our buddy class of '69. Furthermore, I hope to do
iornething for the MIT community -possibly start a big
brother and sister program.
                                                                                      °~~~~l                __
                                                                                                                         Sa~~~~&brma Bernold                                     Ito aresponsible, organized, and dedicated person under-
                                                                                                                                                                             ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~readythe class of '95. 1who is
                                                                                                                                                                                     be completely committed to
    I'd like to stress that I am dedicated and willing to spend               ~~~~~~Hii, my name is Sabrina Bernold, and I'd like you to con-                          stand the responsibilities of being treasurer and am confident
the time necessary to do the job well. I want to listen to your             [   s  ~~~sider me for the position of your class treasurer. I'd like to take             that I could contribute a great deal to the office. I can handle
ideas; after all, if elected, I will be your representative to the                                    a minute to tell you a bit about myself After a year and a half iuto        eangwhmnyadsvl                 ak typirtyo
UA, and i want to represent all class interests fairly. All in all,         A ,            s        ~~mao ricng in economandcsndusinorin   Ihvfinallychology. My increase the funds of our class. In the past two years, our class
I want us tohave a fun, memorable senior year, so if you share                                           A _ ma~oringin
                                                                                                                    economis and minoing in psyhology- My             council has not built up our cash reserves; in fact, our wallet is
that interest, vote for me, Sita Venkataraman, for class of '94                                       involvement with crew over the past two years has enabled me     runn onepy n o stetmocag.                            Thi upom
president. Thanks!                                                                                    to become a part of the athletic community here. Ais member rningyeani emptremelyno impotant bieochausee need tporis
                                                                                                      of a sorority, I am active within the Greek community and par- igya        seteeyipratbcuew                         edt as
                                                                                                      ticipate in service activities throughout Boston and surround-  money fior our Senior Week. I am bursting with creative ideas
                                                                                                      ing areas. Now, my intentions in running for treasurer are to and am ready to put them to work to build up our account. The
    2) Organize the senior gift                                                                       become involved with and work for the MIT community as a
    3) Develop a list of MIT alumni willing to discuss their                                                                                                          choice is yours, but Iencourage you to consider me for your
                                                                                                      whole; our class in particular.                                 treasurer. I will honestly do my best to serve you.
careers with undergrads
    Myr experience on this year's Senior G:ift Committee and in
the Stuldent Alumni Council should help me fulifill these goals.
    Thank you for voting!
                                                                                                             ~~~~Jennifer X                   Cho                               newsletters that will keep all members of the class of 1995
                                                                                                                                                          OW                 ~~~~~updated with the goings-on of council meetings. I plan to work
                                                                             - , Ad                      ~~~Communication between the class council and the class is            hand in hand with the social and publicity chairs to keep the
                                                                            s              s        ~~~~crucial for a successful! year to comne. If elected secretary of        class going strong in terms of activities and staying informed. I
Crossroads. Themes include "1994Last to the Latrine Night,"
                                                                            ^ v            s          ~the class of 1995,I will act as a liaison between our class and          am very eager to work my hardest with each officer to plan
                                                                                           .          the class officers. I will do so by keeping in tune with our              events and increase participation and enthusiasm within our
where our class pays for all the beer until someone breaks the
sea] on the bathroom. Please plan your Friday schedules                               ~~ -5           ~classmates' concerns and ideas and by submitting occasional              class and within MIT.
accordingly. Now, for all you prodigies who skipped a grade,
arenot 21m and are feeling leflout -please, just borrow some
grad stuldent's ID. (They like to feel useful.) If you still have
problems or just have ideas for what to do our senior year
(banques~t, spca'%-e-.., lotauOr. career flair, etr..0 please e-mail                                        {_   Frances Hsieh &i
                                                                                                                                David Lee with your year, activities.
                                                                                                                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This class there arc TWO of us running for publicity chair-
,me at elbalnsathena.mit.eclu.
                                                                             jade_                     ~~~Publicity is the direct link between you and your class gov- WhileFrances knows the ropes, Dave brings new ideas, input,
    Student government needs tomeander from our conserva-              I    )
                                                                            L 3                     ~~~enment- Frances has been thatlink for the last two years, snnt ,.e tive to the iob. We're both dedicated to rousing up
tive past. We need to do something crazy, yet tasteful, in the              __         5            ~~~coordinating                                                      -rr
                                                                                                       ~~~~Dofp posters (for Ring CommitteeiBuddy Class Receptionl................... .
                                                                                                                                                                         class spirit and improving the office to best keep YOU
remainder of our undergraduate careers.                                      _ 2                       ~~~~~Flyers (T-shirt designs, study breaks, Battle olf Classes .
                                                                                                                                                           the          informed. We're also the only team that offers the best of both
                                                                                                            Table tents, LSC slides, lecture announcements ...................... worlds: experiernce and innovation. So.............. FRANCES and
                                                                                                             ALL tangible proof that she's been keeping you in touch .....................
year, i will continue to work to build our funds by promoting
many more fundd raisers such as pastry sales, insignia wear
sales, etc.                                                                                                 Jennifer Chu & ERama Chiruvolu                                          We are looking forward to serving as the next publicity
                                                                                                                                                                                chairs for the class of 1995. Through a strategy of creative
    As a member of Class Council, mny does not merely
                                           job                                                             Why was it that the class of '96   outnumbered us two to
                                                                                                       one at the Battle of the Classes? We would like to think that it         marketing, we will help get more sophomores active in our
stop at counting dollars. Each member has a responsibility to
                                                                                                       was not our "sit on our butts" attitude, but that the event was          class activities. Our increased attendance will put the other
work towards the general benefit of our class. I    will make a
conscious effort to make suresthat we, the class of '94, are well                                      not effectively advertised.                                              classes to shame.
represented within the UA. Furthermore, I hope to promote
more class-oriented activities and events.
                                                                           EW-.-M                            I WZU BELf.                                                  --
                                                                                                        Laura Vojvodich &c
                                                                                                                         Sabn'na Kwon                                           stronger ties with our Buddy   lass (class of '70) and to)pro-
                                                                                                           Promoting class unity and spirit, providing diversion from           mote school spirit amongst our class and throughout the cam-
hadan impact upon my life. I feel that there are other prob-
                                                                                                       academic stress, and creating a social atmosphere -that's
lems at MIT that student involvement can solve, and Iwant to                                                                                                                    pus, We're dedicated and ready to work with the class of '95
                                                                                                       what social chairs are all about. leaving been on Class Council
work on some of these issues by becoming involved in the                                                                                                                        to make the upcoming year an exciting and eventful one. We
                                                                                                       for the past year as social chair and treasurer, we have the
VA.                                                                                                    experience and enthusiasm to successfully coordinate class               hope you'll give us the opportunity to) do so. Thanks for youi
                                                                                                       events that will help unite the class of '95. We hope to make            support!
                                                                           Class of 1996
                               Albert Hsu
                                                                      Debate Team, so I know how to
                                                                                    My primary goal as
                                                                                                                                    Michael Cho                       class activities that'll inspire class
                                                                                                                                                                      unity and spirit.
                         If elected, I would like to be the      president would be to deal with the                           It's time again for you to decide          Someone who'll actually get the
                     voice of the class of 1996. All of the      prsdnwolbetdalihte                                      who shouldbethenew secretary.                work done.
                                                                 issues that affect our lives as students.
                     class officers work together to make                                                                      Basically, someone who'll showup           Someone who has experience, but
                     our events successful, and as president,    After getting input from the class, I                    to all the weekly meetings and take
                     I would direct these efforts. I have        would present our views to the admin-                                                                hasn't lost the motivation to work for
                     helped to organize the MIT Speech           istration. Please vote Albert Hsu for                        Someone who'll take time towrite        his class.
                     Team, and I am an active member on          class president!                                         a class newsletter.                             If you still have doubts for who to
                                                                                                                              Someone who'll think up ideas for       vote for ...
     .                                            .
                                                 ..                                             .l

                                _Bryant Lin
                                Bryant I                         who supported me by signing. If elect-
                         In running for president, my main
                                                                 ed, my first project will be to improve
                                                                 the communications between us, the                           Shin-I Alice ar                         want to be an active member on the
                                                                                                                                                                   council to contribute my ideas and help
                     goal is not to win, but to stimulate the    students, and our government.                                The job of a secretary is to keep an implement activities. Vote for me and I
                     election process by meeting the people      Surprisingly, many of you who I talked                  ,accurate record of everything that goes  will try my best to keep our class spirit
                     I wish to represent. I am not one of        to had no idea who the president was,                   on during a meeting. I believe that I!on          n e oepol novdb
                     those who passed petitions around 8.02      much less what our class officers have                   have the experience and qualification to
                     or 18.03 lecture to get volumes of          accomplished. This has to change. I                      fulfill that responsibility. However, I
                     meaningless signatures. I met and           will not tell you who to vote for. You                   don't believe that a secretary should be (through newsletters and flyers)!
                     remember each and every one of you          can judge for yourself. Thank you.                       limited to taking minutes. If elected, I     Vote Alice for '96 Secretary!

                           Edward Miguel                         dents, and by taking active stands on                           orFrancM'e Ball
                                                                                                                                 Francine Wng                         I hope to bring some new
                                                                                                                                                                   -the   student government.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    ideas into
                                                                 the issues important to our class. I had
                        Hi! My name is Ted Miguel, and i         extensive leadership experience in                         Hi! My name is Francine. I                    Enthusiastically yours,
                     am eager to serve as. president of the                                                              promise to do my best, both for the              Francine Wong
                                                                 high school, and plan to use the cam-                                                                    Remember to vote!
                     class of '96 next year. I intend to                                                                 council and for you, the class of 1996.
                     change the way student government           pus newspapers (I have written for
                     r _ _
                     interacts with students by opening          both) to ask for your views on the way
                     broader lines -of communication             student government is or isn't working
                     between the officers and other stu-         for you. Thanks!

                                                                                                                                 Jason Florillo
                                                                                                                                 I _ i _l~                            drop posters, student center banners,
                          v I              Turner                feel that we must communicate more                              Jason                     O          signs, grassroots, and through our
{1        :: {        M a       t   thew
                         Hello, my naner is M~atthiew
                                                      Turneras a class so we can make those vital
                                                                 connectioins   ard n.etw..- groups that
                                                                                                                                 & Michelle Nee
                                                                                                                                 g _                                  newly formed Publicity Committee.
                                                                                                                                                                          ,ill maep sure that our class
                                                                college is supposed to entail. Also,                          We intend to continue our progress
                                                                                                                           :. ... ?. . . :...       ...   .~~knows
                                                                                                                        . and extend the beneficial programs we            about all of the wonderful
":f}:'   .~ ~:
          i      "
                     MIT's class of 1996. 1 am originally
                                                                other issues affecting you, like the                      began while serving as publicity chairs
  I:':.-'fro               Amityville Newmork,  adwhich iorersety,
                     very much like this place in being vers,    option of cable TV in our dorms, better                  for the '92-'93 years. This includes     will provide. Finally, we'll make efflec-
                     diverse and very proud. I have some        student-faculty communcations, and                        increased notification of our class five decisions concerning the well-
                     excellent ideas for the class of '96, for any other of your concerns are also my                     about upcoming events via Athena,        being ofour class.
                     I believe that we can be the best class concerns, and I will try my best to get
                     MIT has seen in a long time.               our voice heard!
                                    As I plan to promote
                                          I pla
                         As president,preident to pomote            I intend to achieve all of my goals
                     school spirit, community service, net-
                     working among our class, and other
                                                                     I more co events, my oals                                     Joann Yelt
                                                                                                                                   JoannYell                          the tricks of the trade. We feel that the
                                                                                                                                                                     invaluable experience that we gained
                     issues that concern you. As a member       Although this place keeps us busy, I
                     of the football team, I feel that there is think through participation and our
                                                                                                                             &    Evan Gol tei b
                                                                                                                                   Evan 'elds tein
                                                                                                                                                                     last term will help us to hold more
                                                                                                                                                                     events for the upcoming year. We hope
                     a severe lack of school spirit. We must common need to have fun, I know we,                             Through the past year (half a year,     to be a part of the class of '96 sopho-
                     put an end to this by having more fun      the class of '96, can make the change                    to be precise), while our class did not     more class officers and use what we
                     together and participating in as many      My goals and expectations are very                       hold many events, we, the officers, had     have learned to help raise both money
                     events as possible. With such a talent-      . a                                                    the opportunity to "learn the ropes,"       and spirit. Thank you for your support!
                                ed ad dvere I z e wecan recd.Iwldombstoahiv
                     ed and diverse class, I feel we can high and with your vote they can be
                     offer the MIT community, as well as
                     the Cambridge community, a whole lot these goals and to represent you, the                                                                           Skating party
                     through charity and good will. I also      MIT class of1996!                                                Marnie Biando                            Variety show
           _____                                      X          E~~~~~~~~51Ma
                                                                        Nss__                                                    & Sandy Raju                             Movie nights
                                                                                                                            Reasons why we can do it:                     Superbowl Heros sale
                       _ F pi RebeCCa .. h.
                       C_                                        they did not feel that I have worked
                                                                                                                             *Your ideas + our commitment = fun
                                                                                                                             * We work well together:
                                                                                                                                                                          Philanthropy project
                         qrtle                                   hard and been dedicated to serving my
                         I am the current vice president of      class well.                                                Sandy - ideas + enthusiasm                    But remember, your ideas are what
                     the class of 1996. Our Class Council            I am always willing and happy to                       Marnie - organization + initiative       count!
                     has been very productive; we have
                     already raised a lot of money for our
                                                                 hear anyone's opinions for how to help
                                                                 our class in any ways. If you have any
                                                                                                                            * We want all of you to have the
                                                                                                                         best sophomore year!
                                                                                                                                                                          For a sophomore year that's full of
                                                                                                                                                                      fun, trust Mamie and Sandy to get the
                     class through T-shirt sales, and we are     suggestion or comments, feel free to                       A few of our ideas:                      job done!
                     planning a freshman formal on April         call me (225-8730) or e-mail me
                     18 and study breaks with free food          (cmuhgathena.mit.edu) and share
                     throughout the semester.                    your thoughts.
                         The other members of the                    I feel that I have served our class
                     Undergraduate Association would not         well over this pastyear, and ! would
                     have recently elected me to the             like to serve again next year as your
                     Executive Committee of the UA if            vice president oftheclass of'96.

                                                                 the chance to express any ideas or sug-
                             Craig Workie                        gestions that they may have. I would
                           Hi fellow freshman, my name is also like to increase the involvement of
                     Craig Workie. Since most of you prob-      students in the class government which
                     eS don't know me, I would to tell          I believe can be done through getting
                     you a few things about myself and the input from students on what they
                     reasons why I'm running for class of would like to see done. This could
                     '96 VP. In the past I have served as mean anything from talking to differ-
                     President and Vice-President of the
                                  studnt gvernent
                                                s well asheld psigotsresadgtigdrc project is begun to
                     student government as wel as held          ent people before a
                     various other positions in different inuonteypsfacvtestdns
                                  varius oherposiionsin iffeent passing out surveys and getting direct
                     organizations. However past eeperi- i        npu on tth types of
                                                                               e            students
                     ences by themselves mean very little.
                     What I truly believe is important is a     a point to try and get more involved in
                     candidates dedication and determina-       class government next year, and I hope
                     tion to do a goodjob.                      that you decide to cast your ballot for
                          As Vice-President I would work        me, Craig Workie for Clabs of '96
                     hard to see to it that every student has Vice-President.                                  I

                                                                 well as iAP T-shirts. We organized a
                                                                 study break and are now planning the
                         As current class treasurer, I've        spring formal. With all my previous
                     helped organize various class events.       experience, I feel that I am well quali-
                     We managed to get class T-shirts out as     fied to hold the office of class treasurer.

                                                                 vated, and hard-working.     I am confi-
                           Dipti Newekar                         dent that Ican manage our funds effec-
                         Hello! My name is Dipti Nevrekar,       tively. I have experience in managing
                     and I am seeking the position of trea-      accounts in a position I held last sum-
                     surer of the class of 1996. If elected, I   mer as a bookkeeping intern. For these
                     will serve the class of 1996 to the best    reasons, I ask for your vote for the
                     of my abilities. I am enthusiastic, moti-   treasurer of the class of 1996.

                                                                 cient ways of funding class projects so
                            Keimeth Song                         as to have more funds for new ones. I
                         The Class Council is here for you.      have confidence in the class of 1996
                     Its aims and objectives are centered on
                     the improvement of resources for stu-       that you will vote for the most capable
                     dents at MIT. As treasurer, my main         candidate. The decision as to who that
                     objective will be to look for more effi-    is completely up to you.
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                                                                                                                                               Debate, from Page I                           rent solution," she said, adding that
                                                                                                                                                                                             they would work out a solution with
                                                                                                         "gives people working knowledge"                                                    faculty and the Faculty Policy Com-
                                                                                                         early on, she added.                                                                mittee.
                                                                                                             "What needs to be restored is                                                       However, Gastelurm feels that
                                                                                                         student confidence in the UA," God-                                                 "it's not a problem of finance; it's a
                                                                                                         frey said.                                                                          problem of priority." Their team
                                                                                                             On the other hand, Sachs feels                                                  would like to offer HASS-D classes
                                                                                                         that "the students need issues that                                                 according to student demands, since
                                                                                                         they care about.... Before we                                                       the Institute has to pay for profes-
                                                                                                         advertise, we need to get into the                                                  sors for the same number of stu-
                                                                                                         issues."                                                                            dents in either case.
                                                                                                             Gastelum and Sachs want to                                                          The Institute, however, does not
                                                                                                         improve the quality of undergradu-                                                  allocate funding for HASS-Ds on a
                                                                                                         ate education. To promote more stu-                                                 per student basis, but rather at the
                                                                                                         dent involvement, they propose to                                                   section or department level.
                                                                                                         rotate UA Council meetings through                                                      Tsao, who has worked on the
                                                                                   Yu'EH Z. LEE-THE TECH the living groups to make them                                                      calendar committee, feels that "we
    UAVP candidate Anne S. Tsao '94, UAP candidate Hans C. Godfrey, and UAP candidate Anthony R. G.* more accessible to students. They                                                       need to stop the academic calendar
    Gastelum '95 speak at Suncday's debate.                                                              also pointed out that rnany people                                                  proposals from going through"
                             4~~--~~lbP~~PI·P~~P·~~__                        I                           may not be interested in the fine                                                   which would push R/O Week to
                                                                                                         details of UA and Institute policies,                                               second semester. This would create               i

                                                                                                         but everyone has opinions on these                                                  problems dormitory overcrowding
                                                                                                         issues.                                                                             and independent living group under-
                                                                                                             Gastelum said that he "believes                                                 crowding problems, as well as affect
                                                                                                         that people who ... have participat-                                                minority programs, sports, and stu-

                                                                                                         ed in a system that they've literally
    GIMIME A SPRING BREAK.                                                                               written the Constitution for... are
                                                                                                                                                                                             dent activities, she added.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gastelum countered that there
       mma                                                                                               iess able to change."
                                                                                                             "The UP already has legitimate
                                                                                                                                                                                             are currently plans for dormitory
                                                                                                                                                                                             expansion right now. But with a
                                                                                                         claim" to represent students,                                                       dormitory being built in another five
0                       Liz__   _   .       ~~...<                                                                                             Gaste!urm said, "'AIl we have to do is
                                                                                                                                                                                             years, thle~re -will' still Adc a cm-woding
                                                                                                                                               change the philosophy of the IJA,             problem, Tsao said.
                                                                                                                                               not the rules," Sachs added.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 The UAPNVP "need to know the
                                                                                                                                               Tuition HIASS-Ds are issues                   ins and outs oef the [calendar] pro-
                                                                                                                                                                                             posal before fight.in~g it91,"   ',rhich, !he
                                                                                                                                                   Oversubscription of Humanities,
                                                                                                                                                                                             GodfreyitTsao team already does.
    Make Spring Break 1993 THE ONE to remember.                                                                                                Arts, and Social Sciences Distribu-
                                                                                                                                               tion classes and tuition increases are            Both teams are in favor of free
       Garber Travel can show you how to do it,                                           I   REACHrl                                          main issues that Gastelum and                 speech protection in the Inistitute
                                                                                                                                                                                             harassment policy, one of the refer-
                                                                                                                                               Sachs emphasize on their platform.
          at the best bargain prices available.                           FORTHE POWER                                                         "What we need to do is reevaluate             enda on the ballot.
                                                                                                 TEACHE                                        the respect that undergraduates have              "4I'm all for a safe environment,"
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                                                                                                          urC~nHitl   Dorr~ I>_I
                                                                                                                           r·      er-)~       under the administration," Sachs
                                                                                                                                                                                             Hans said. But peer pressure should
                                                                                                                                                                                             be the controlling factor, not MIT
                                                                                                                                                                                             policy superseding the U.S_ Consti-
                                                                                                                                                   However, Tsao feels that the UA
             1105 Mlassachusetts Avenue, C:ambridge                                                                                            does not have power regarding these           tution, he said.
                                492-2300                                                                                                       issues. "If President Vest can't                  Our personal opinions are irrele-
                                                                         This space donated by The Tech                                        change tuition, do you expect to'?"           vant, Sachs saidl. "It's up to the stu-
                                                                                                                                               she asked Gastelum and Sachs.                 dents what side of the fence we
                                                                                                                                                   Tsao said that creating more              want to fall on," she added.
                                                                                                                                               recitation sections would raise                   (Yueh Z. Lee contributed to the
                                                                                                                                               tuition. "There I don't have a cur-           reportingof this story.)
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                                                                                                                                               With running mate Hans C. Godfrey '93 looking on, UAVP candidate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         SnEMF BRtAFFAlI'

               .TT OUR I AST ORGANIZATION-AL MIEETrING.                                                                                        Anne S. Tsao '94 shows where she differs with the platform of rivals
                                                                                                                                               Anthony R. G. Gastelum `95 and Zohar Sachs '96 at Sunday's

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     1 Teas Fares Bnef Poster Ban                                                                                                                                             The Tech News Hotline
    Posters, from Page I
    problem to misunderstandings. "We
    were a little bit unclear about pos-
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    tering policy because it is a little bit
    ambiguous,' she said. "We ended
    up putting up two signs per board."
                                                                                                                                                                                FOREIGN STUDENTS
        Still, Sachs did not think the sus-
    pension was appropriate. "We had
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    been caught for all these ridiculous                                                                                                                                                   Yes It Is Here Again!
    violations," she said. But, she
    added, "We didn't think the punish-
    ment was very harsh."                                                                                                                                                        LET US HELP YOU
        After Sharma informed the team
    that it had violated the postering                                                                                                                                 Obtain Your Green Card or Work Permit
    rules, they took down most of their
    posters, but forgot posters on "some                                                                                                                                        STEVE CLARK has a national
    of the very obscure boards," Sachs
    said.                                                                                                                                                                     reputation in employment-based
        Sharma also cited Gastelum and                                                                                                                                                      immigration.
    Sachs for tearing down other candi-
    dates' posters, though Sachs denies
    the charge. Someone else probably                                                                                                                                       Member of the National Consortium
    tore down, the posters, and shear              Posters for the Undergraduate Association candidates dominate                                                               of Immigration Law Firms
    coincidence made it look like                  Institute bulletnl boards.
    Gastelum and Sachs had, she said.                                                                                                                                         with Offices in 14 U.S. Cities
        Sharma did not characterize the            date for class president, agreed that          Sachs was also unconcerned by
    violations as intentional. "There              there were some problems, but was          the ban. "We feel that we've
    were not the same problems over                not as concerned as Lee. "There is a       postered so muchf in the last few                                             FLYNN & CLARK, P.C.
    and over. New violations came up               problem, but it's not ripping down         weeks that a few days won't make a
    and they were very cooperative
    about it," he said. "It had to be
                                                   posters, but with the rules," Joung
                                                                                              difference," she said.
                                                                                                  Part of the pestering problem                                                 354-1550
    done, Just to keep the elections as                "It is kind of a problem because       inay have nothing to do with the                                            Selecting a lawyer is an important step in your
    fair as possible."                             there is a limited amount of space.        candidates, Lee noted. "lt could be                                                                                                                                           I
                                                   Right now I don't see it as a big         just other random people - that's                                          career planning. Call for written information about
    Problems are 'petty'                                                                                                                                                                our qualifications.
        Many candidates think the prob-
    lems are the result of pettiness -
                                                   deal," Joung said. She noted that a
                                                   few of her posters had been taken
                                                   down recently.
                                                                                              how I looked at it. Other people
                                                                                              poster too, it's not just the candi-
                                                                                              dates," she explained.                                                           Our Kendall Square office has free parking.
    both because of the actual violations
    and because candidates complained
                                                       Jay Sarkar '95, a third class pres-
                                                   ident candidate, agreed that prob-
    about them. "It wasn't so much that            lems exist. "General problems
    [the commission] complained about
    it, but that other candidates com-
                                                   always arise when people are run-
                                                   ning for office. I think the intensity
    plained about it," Sachs said.                 this year has caused some of the                                                                                     are requested for
        Sookyung Lee '95, a candidate              problems," he said.
    for class president, was disturbed by
    the problems. She has not had many
                                                       "I don't think anyone has any
                                                   malicious intent," Sarkar added.
                                                                                                              GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL
    problems with her own posters, but
    is concerned by other candidates'              Violations should have little effect                           0FFCER POSITIONS
        "I feel harassed because I've
                                                       Sharma and Joung downplayed
                                                   the significance of the postering
                                                                                                               (President,                            Vice President,                               Secretary, Treasurer)
    been accused by the other candi-               problems. "It's just a little prob-
    dates of pulling down their posters            lem," Joung said. /Other candidates
    and removing them. I've been
    wrongly accused of it, but not only
                                                   felt there was a problem, but, as one
                                                   candidate put it, "I think it's all
                                                                                                            Officers-will be elected at the April 15 meeting
    that     m- posters have been torn
               y                                   blown out of proportion in general."                      Interested, or know someone who might be ?                                                                                                                 Ii
    down too," Lee said.
        "I thought this election thing was
                                                       Sharma did not feel the ban of
                                                   pestering would seriously effect the               Contact GSC Secretary Chris Gittins (cgittins@athena)
    going really great and I was really
    happy," she added. "I think it's gone
                                                   Gastelum and Sachs campaign
                                                   either. "I personally don't think that
                                                                                                      or call the GSC Office, x3-2195 for further information
    over the limit of the normal election          it will have too much of an effect on     L.           -
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                         Gene That CausesLou Geh-gs
                                                Disease                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Discavered
                         By Niecoe Shery                                            be possible sooner than researchers                                familial version, the symptoms are                               people who do not have the familial                                    aging, Parkinson's disease,
                           iF   REPORER'
                                                                                    previousl y expected..      ow ir,                                 idntldW! .. both versions of AUl                                 version have mutations in the super-                                   Alzheimner's disease and others.
                             Researchers reported Thursday                          there are still many questions                                     and, therefore, therapies developed                              oxide gene, Horvitz said.
                         the discovery of the gene, which                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Discovering the role of the free-rad-
                                                                                    researchers must answer before they                                through studying the superoxide                                      Scientists also hope that this new
                         causes one form of Lou Gehrig's                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       icals in Lou    Gtehrig's      disease may
                                                                                    can propose possible treatments.                                   gene will likely apply to many of                                finding will aid the research of other
                         disease, a disorder which results in                           "More questions remain unre-                                   the sporadic cases. In addition,                                 diseases. Free radicals have been                                      lead to new treatments for these
                         muscle deterioration, paralysis and                        solved than have been answered so                                  researchers will investigate whether                             linked to tissue damage caused by                                      other conditions.
                         death, when the gene is defective.                         far. The first question we have is,                                    _
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                             H. Robert Horvitz '68, professor                       what do the mutations do? Do they

                         of biology, Robert H. Brown of the                         increase or decrease the activity [of
                         Massachusetts General Hospital,                            the enzyme]?" Horvitz said.
                         and Teepu Siddique of the North-                               Researchers' other immediate
                         western University Medical School                          goals are to determine whether the
                         led 29 scientists working at 13                            other individuals with the familial
                         research institutions across North                         version of ALS have defects ill the
                         America in the search for the gene.                        superoxide gene and to look for
                            The scientists examined genetic                         other genes which may be involved
                        material from 18 patients affected                          in ALS, Horvitz said.
                        by the familial version of Lou                                  For thisse who have the familial
                        Gehrig's disease, also known as                             version, the nlew discovery will have
                        amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. In 13                        immediate effects.. These individu-
                        patients, researchers found a muta-                         als will now be able to have a genet-h
                        tion in the superoxide gene, which                          ic test which will tell them if they
                        produces the enzyme superoxide                              have a mutation in the superoxide
                        dismutase. When this enzyme is                              gene. This will enable doctors to
                        healthy, it deactivates free-radicals,                      council patients on the likelihood
                        biproducts of metabolism which can                          that they will develop ALS and to
                        destroy cells.                                              do prenatal diagnoses.
                            Since there is already much                                 Although only about 10 percent
                        known about htow this gene oper-                            of the 20,000 to 30,000 people with
                        ates, therapies for the disease may                         Lou Gehrig's disease have the

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    Ilelerendum Addresses Free Speech and Harassment
    By Sarah Y. Kelghtley                                          *"Should MIT guarantee its stu-           policy,           which currently restricts                    on the ballot.                                  harassment policy during his pre-
                                                               dents the same freedom of speech              constitutionally protected speech, be                             According to Bader, the puupose              sentation to the UA Council last
        Three referendum questions                             that students have at public univer-          revised to provide protection for                              of these questions is to "stimulate             Monday. Bader said that one should
    addrcssirnn *he St^+er.        f o                                                                       In_       A--         -P  ~rr
                                                                                                                                         ----        UTI)                   di. c si n   nh sl1t thPeZ        s-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         T hara             only be punished for his speech if
    speech in MIT's harassment policy                               "Should students have the free-             A group of students, including                              ment policy's speech curbs and                  he intended to offend, if he contin-
    are on the Undergraduate Associa-                          dom to express unpopular or contro-           Lars E. Bader G. collected under-                              encourage the administration to                 ued speaking offensively after a
    tion election ballot on Wednesday.                         versial views?'                               graduate signatures so that these                              revise the policy to provide more               warning, and if the speech was
        The questions are:                                        e "Should the MIT harassment               non-binding questions could appear                             freedom of speech."                             uninvited, not including violent and
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                                             -u   --                        __--     --    ,-     -   ---       -      I           -     I      r.   _I - _--     -rr ---      In MIT's Policoes and Proce-                 sexual threats.
                                                                                                                                                                            dures, sexual harassment is defined                 Moreover, "Speech which con-
                                                                                                                                                                            as "any conduct, verbal or physical,            sists only of expression of ideas and
                                                                                                                                                                            on or off campus, which has the                 opinions, with no element of hostili-
                                                                                                                                                                            intent or effect of unreasonably                ty and no immediately threatening
                                                                                                                                                                            interfering with an individual's or             nature, should not constitute harass-
                                                                                                                                                                            group's educational or work perfor-             ment under MIT's policy, regardless
                                                                                                                                                                            mance at MIT, or which creates an               of how 'offensive' the speech is.
                                                                                                                                                                            intimidating, hostile, or offensive             Controversial views should not be
                                                                                                                                                                            educational, work, or living envi-              silenced," Bader said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                He also supported a policy
                                                                                                                                                                                 Bader said this definition "raises
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            which would allow those who dis-
                                                                                                                                                                            serious freedom of speech con-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            agree with an accusation to present
                                                                                                                                                                            cerns" because "well-intentioned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            their view, only punish an alleged
                                                                                                                                                                            people can hold views that are very
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            harasser if he knew his actions wvere
                                                                                                                                                                            offensive to each other." Similar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            unwanted, give tougher punish-
                                                                                                                                                                            policies at University of Wisconsin
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ments in cases where harassment
                                                                                                                                                                            and University of Michigan were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            involved abuse of power, place rape
                                                                                                                                                                            found to be unconstitutional in fed-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and sexual assault under separate,
                                                                                                                                                                            eral courts, he said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            stricter policies, and publish harass-
                                                                                                                                                                                Bader stressed that he does not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ment guidelines.
                                                                                                                                                                            "condone any harassment, regard-
                                                                                                                                                                            less of severity." He added, "I do              Some say questions are biased
                                                                                                                                                                            believe that offensive speech, unless
                                                                                                                                                                            it is deliberately offensive and                   Undergraduate Vice President
                                                                                                                                                                            directed at an individual, is not               Dav id J. K~ess ler ' 94 sa id he
                                                                                                                                        JOSHHARTMANN-rTlE TECH              harassment. For that reason I oppose            believes that the questions are
           The Technology Community Association's blood drive will continue through Friday, alternating                                                                     its regulation."                                phrased in a biased way. According
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                                                                                                                                                                                        as evidence to sway the administra-
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                            Public Service Center                                                                       ion. The third question "does not
                                                                                                                        imply what cost is involved' in
                                                                                                                                                                                        hopes that the results from the refer-
                                                                                                                                                                                        endum will give guidance to the
                                                                                                                        revising the harassment policy to                               administration. The message he
                                                                                                                        permit complete freedom of speech.                              hopes to get across is "we want seri-
                                                                                                                            "It makes it so that there's only                           ous cases of sexual harassment dealt
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                                                                                                                        with survey questions in general,"                              free speech questions do not really
                                                                                                                        Kessler said.                                                   address the sexual harassment issue.
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                  Coordinator or Coordinator of Education Technology                                                    questions, said that whether or not                             Kessler said. He added that the
                                                                                                                        the referendum is biased, "it doesn't                           harassment policy is more a ques-
                         in curriculum planning and development.                                                        detract from it's pfirnary point."                              tion of implementation than free
                                                                                                                            "The questions are phrased to                               speech.
                                                                                                                        bring attention to harassment,"                                     Bader said that the questions
                                                                                                                        Bader said.                                                     were written to bring up the rela-
         Do you have:                                                                                                       Bader said he could not predict                             tionship between free speech and
            -- experience or interest in curriculum development,                                                        the results of the referendum: "It's                            harassment. "It's an attempt to talk
           -- knowledge of Cambridge Public Schools,                                                                    quite possible some questions could                             about this issue, not to exclude other
                                                                                                                        lose."                                                          issues."
           -- evidence of independent work, and                                                                             However, Kessler predicted that                                 He said that other than the word-
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                                                                                                                                                         5 Summer in Soissons                  36   Agreed
                                                                                                                                                         6 Class meeting
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                                                                                                                                                           material                            43   French legislature
                                                                                                                                                                                               46   Pasture sound
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                                                                                                                                                       15 NFL team
                                                                                                                                                       17 Loses hair
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                                                                                                                                                       20 School subject                       54   Prefix for byte
                                                                                                                                                       23 Georgia product                      56   Shrub genus
                                                                                                                                                       24 Entrance to the                      57   Electric
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                                     I) Edward Julius                        Collegiate CW8723
                                                                                                                                                 The 1993 CarroIl L. Wilson Awards

                                                                                                                                                      4 Awards                        2 GraduateStudent Awards at $7,000 each, and
                                                                                                                                                      Planned:                       2 UndergraduateStudent Awards at $5,000 each.
                                ACROSS                                                                                                           -                                                  --                 --
                    1 --- trial (1925)                                        35 African antelope                                              These awards have been established as a                        The prizes will be awarded to students in any F
                    7Gem resembling a                                         36 Worked at the                                                 memorial to the late Carroll Lo Wilson ('32)                   department at MIT on the basis of a competi-
                      beetle                                                      circus                                                       Professor of Management at the Sloan                           tive evaluation of proposals by a Prize
                   13 Writer of "Break-                                       40 Insect larvae
                      fast at Tiffany's"                                      44 George's lyricist                                             School and first Mitsui Professor in Problems                  Committee.
                   14 Mr. Mann                                                                                                                 of Contemporary Technology at MIT.
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                                                                              47 Common prefix                                                 Professor Wiilson devoted much of his career                   And ~coI I',   3
                   16 Paints                                                  48 Actress Theda -
                   18 Actor Warner                                                                                                             toward seeking solutions to important global
                                                                              50 Laminated rock                                                                                                              Interviews of Finalists
                   19 "My Gal     "                                           51 Statistics measure                                            problems through the application of scien-
                  21 The Beehive State                                                                                                                                                                       April 30, 1993
                                                                              52 Cabell or Slaughter                                           tific, engineering, economic, and political
                  22-- majesty                                                53 --    Lawn,                                                   analysis to programs of action. The underly-                  Anouncernent of winners:
                  23 Ziegfeld workers                                            Illinois                                                      ing goal of his work wasthe improvement of                    May 10, 1993
                  25 Surfeit                                                 54 "West Side Story"
                  26 Explosive                                                                                                                 relations among countries and the strength-
                                                                                character                                                                                                                    Application forms and additional information
                  27 Baby's footwear                                                                                                           ening of their institutions and people.
                                                                             55 Smaller                                                                                                                      are available from:
                  29 A Kennedy                                               58 Repeating
                  30 Ocean animal                                                                                                              The purpose of the Wilson Awards is to
                                                                             60 Odd                                                            provide opportunities for MIT students to                     Ms. Sally Gatewood, 3-209
                     (2 wds.)                                                61 Make invalid
                  32 Dual-purpose                                                                                                              pursue a challenging activity which would                     Ms. Joanna Hills, E15-229
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            I~vren Noaed NWC(;A   1Divsin                                                                                                                                                10I                             Voiomen's Basketball
            Senior Gynnast of ihe Year                                                                                                                                                                                   F'inishes Season Well
            By Roger Crosley                                                  record of 15                      10 1/4 which Robin-             onships. Two provisional individual
                       TS            INFORMA TION                             son broke.                                                        qualifiers for the Division III cham-                                   By Michelle Green                                              27 shooting from the line won
           Gymnast Julie Lyren '93 is the                                                                                                       pionships also came from the meet.                                      TEAM MEMBER                                                    the game against Smith. In the
        second MIT athlete in as many                                         Skiing                                                            Ferguson in the 200-yard individual                                         The women's basketball team                                only conference win of the sea-
        years to be named the Division III                                        Five skiers have been named to                                medley and Achtem in the 400-yard                                       finished the regular season                                    son, the team came from an
        Senior Gymnast of the Year by the                                     the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Asso-                             individual medley and the 200yard                                       strongly with a 53-51 win over                                 eleven point deficit to defeat
        National Collegiate Gymnastics                                        ciation Division 11 All-East team.                                backstroke.                                                             Pine Manor College and a 54-48                                 Smith by six. However, the 815
                           -Association                                       From the women's team, Kate Berg-                                                                                                         win over Smith College. The                                    season ended with a 63-85 loss
                                                                              eron '93 was a selection for the                                  Football                                                                Engineer's 55 rebounds and 19                                  to Babson College in the first
                 L~Spo,                  t)Lyren's selec-
                                         (NS                                  fourth consecutive year. Bergeron                                     Rod Tranurm '93, MIT's record                                       steals clinched the tough game                                 round of the New England
                       rys               ti~on follows                        won the New England Division II                                   setting football wide receiver, has                                     against Pine Manor. Their 20 for                               Women's 8 playoffs.
                 SBR~Ol--%     S         tianthe
                               of Lisa Arel
                                                   selection                  Classical Cross Country champi-
                                                                              onship for the second consecutive
                                                                                                                                                been named one of three male final-
                                                                                                                                                ists for the National Collegiate Ath-
        '92 at last year's championship.                                      year. Joining Bergeron on the                                     letic Association Walter Byers
        Lyren was also named to the NC&A
        All-America Academic squad as
                                                                              women's AIl-East squad is Gwen
                                                                              Crevensten '96. Male representa-
                                                                                                                                                Scholarship. Tranurn. an electrical
                                                                                                                                                engineering major, is the second
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         UPCOMING HOME EVENTS
        was teammate Karen Oda '93.                                           tives on the All-East squad are cross                             consecutive finalist from the Insti-
        Lyren is a materials science and                                      country skiers Christian Lund '96,                                tute. The Byers Scholarship is the                                       Thursday, March ! 1
        engineering major while Oda, who                                      Westley Sherman '95 and Joel Sin-                                 highest scholarship honor bestowed                                       Men's Volleyball vs. Harvard University, 7 p.m.
        hails from majors in biology. In the                                  delar '93.                                                        by the NCAA.
        competition held at the University                                                                                                                                                                               Saturday, Mllarch 13
        of Wisconsin-River Falls, Lyren                                       Men's Swimming                                                                                                                             Men's Volleyball vs. New Jersey Institute of Technology, noon
        earned All-America status in both                                         The men's swim team tied its
        the beam and all-around at the                                        best finishl ever in the New England                                  Wrestler Jeff Breedlove '94 has
        championships. She tied for fourth                                    Division III Championships with a                                 been named to the National Divi-
        on the beam and also finished fourth
        in the all-around. Janet Sollod '96
                                                                              fourth place finish in last weekend's
                                                                              meet. The Engineers were led by the
                                                                                                                                                sion III Wrestling Coaches Associa-
                                                                                                                                                tion Scholar/All-America team.                                                                           Blurnder of the Week
        placed 13th in the all-around.                                        800- and 400-yard freestyle relay                                 Breedlove is a mechanical engineer-                                         This week's blunder roes to the Random Hatt's C !jpnv hat-,}
                                                                              team~s whilchl captured titles. A-he                              irng Ma.-j~or and was captains of this                                  team, which lost to Phi Kappa Sigma last Tuesday by a sore of
        Indoor Track                                                          team of Brian Meade '93, Bob                                      year's team.                                                            I I-1. Allowing 73 points in a C league basketball game mnay be bad,
           Pole vaulter Matt Robinson '94                                     Rockwell 993, Jim Bandy '93, and                                      Wrestling coach Tim Walsh has                                       but any team whizh even bothers to play defense shiuld manage to
        was the only place winner for the                                     Chad Gunxnlaugsson '93 won both                                   recently been honored by the                                            prevent ekven goals. There was an ashragm of about one shot per
        Engineers in last weekend's IC4A                                      events. The four seniors broke their                              NCAA Division III Wrestling                                             minute, ani PKS had a shot to convertion ratio that would put most
        meet held at Harvard University.                                      own New England Divisionl III                                     Coaches Association with that orga-                                     college bastetball teams to shame. Perhaps the Massachusetts
        Robinson set both a personal and                                      record in the 800 and also set a                                  nization's 25-year coaching award.                                      Avenue dormitory should'codnsider morving down a league for next
        indoor record with a vault of 16                                      pool, league and Institute record in                              Walsh, who has been at MIT since                                        year (Contributed by James Refiner '94, athletic diiector Random
        feet, 3/4 inches to place sixth in the                                the 400. Gunniaugsson, Meade, Ted                                  1980, has compiled a career record                                     Hall S~idents Asssosiation.)
        competition. Robinson is the first                                    Achltem '95 and Dave Ferguson '93,                                of 146-761 for a winning percent-
        MIT athlete to place in the IC4A                                      set an Institute record in the 400-                               age of .657. Walsh is also a two-
        since Bill Singhose ' 90 in 1990.                                     yard medley relay and were provi-                                 time New England College Confer-                                             I--               -         --   -L   -   -     -c-      -    -   --      -   --   -     -   -   -        -I

        Singhose, also a pole vaulter, placed                                 sional qualifiers for the NCAA                                    ence Wrestling Association coach of                                                                                                                                                         1
        fourth in the TC4A while setting tMe
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                                                                                                                          Fridayq                                             March 12

                                                                                                                Come party with friends at Lanes and Games
                                                                                                                       Score on 3 FREE games and
                                                                                                                     complementary shoe rental, too!
                                                                                                                Billiards and an arcade will also be available

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                                                                                    Contact the Graduate Student Council
                                                                                           (Rm. 50-222, x3-2195) or
                                                                                   Caryl Brown (cbbrown@athena, 225-9728)
                                                                                            for more informnation.

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