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    Since 1881                                                                                                                                                                 Massachusetts

    Volume 105, Number AC                                                                                                                                    Tues'day, March 12, 1985
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UA candidates present views on issues
Gumbies say                Moser and Tai
UA ineffective            seek rapport
              By Charles R. Jankowski                                                                                                       By Charles R. Jankowski
   ,,You can't save the world" with the Undergrad-                                                                             "A working relationship with the faculty is the
uate Association, said David M. Henry '88, candi-                                                                           key thing," said Bryan R. Moser '87, candidate for
date for VA President, in an interview with The                                                                             Undergraduate Association (UA) president. Mary
Tech. He is a member of the Gumby- party.                                                                                   S. Tai '87 is Moser's teammate in the March 13
   Running mate William 'A. Herlan '86 also took                                                                            election.
part in the interview.                                                                                                         Tai-defined Mosers. and her central aim: "If
   "Student government canet really do that much,"                                                                          you're not relating the students' ideas to anyone,
Herlan explained. "But it can entertain the stu-                                                                            it's pointless."
dents, and that's a big thing, especially around                                                                                In an interview with The Tech, Moser and Tai
here." Herlan described the Pumby philosophy as                                                                             presented their views on pornography on campus,
"having fun, and enjoying life."                                                                                            tuition, enrollment imbalances, the Julius A. Strat-
   "l think you'll see a lot more people voting this                                                                        ton '23 Student Center, and student participation in
year," Herlan continued, 'if only because they actu-                                                                        government.
ally have a choice this year." David M. Libby 185                                                      '86.                                      Issues discussed
and Stephanie L. Scheidler '85 ran unopposed as
                                                              David M. Henry '88 and William A. Herlan
                                                                                                                                "The pornography issue has been settled by the
UAP/UAVP candidates last- year.-
                                                                                                                             [ad hoc] Pornography [Screenring] Committee,"
   Herlan said, "The students are far too diverse for
                                                                                                                            Moser said. ""1 see no trouble in the future" stem-
anv one voice to speak out."
                                                                                                                             ming from that issue.
   He .vas responding to Bryan, R. Moser '87 and
                                                                                                                                MIH  said, "As long as everyone is reminded of the
  lary S. Tai '87's primary campaign assurance to
                                                                                                                             [official ODSA pornography policyl, there will be
"create a more solid relationship with the faculty,"
                                                                                                                             no violations. Communication is the most impor-
   Moser and Tai "have to say that," Henry said.
                                                                                                                             tant thing, establishing a constructive relationship
"That's what every political type who wants to get
into student government has to say. The students                                                                             with the ODSA."
                                                                                                                                 Tai said the UA must represent student concerns
themselves are a lot more effective than student
                                                                                                                             on the tuition increase. "If, the UAP/UAVP present
government, if only because there are a lot more
                                                                                                                             the students' concerns responsively and actively,
students than there are people in student
                                                                                                                             then the administration will understand and stick to
government.
   "Onp nf the nnw.Pr tbh l-A haS is that.theklT*UkAP
                                                                                                                              their commitment," Taii said. Next yearn. tuition;
                                                                                                                             room, and board will rise by 5.9-pe~rent.
and UAVrP are allowed. to speak at facultyp meet-                                                                                                                     ,tele -adminis-
                                                                                                                                 Moser agreed: 'We can make s
                                                                                                                                 X
ings,' Henry said, "aned Ihave prepared a ist of
                                                                                                                             tration keeps its promise by keeping in touch with"
questions for particular faculty nidetings. Sdme of
                                                                                                                             Leonard V. Gallagher '54, director of student finan-
the faculty are just a- little out of touch with the
                                                                                                                             cial aid.
students."
                                                                                                                                 Tai addressed the possible enrollment restrictions
   The Gumbies would "be open to any [student]
                                                                                                                             on the Department of Electrical Engineering and
who wants to call up and chat for awhile," but               .Bryan R. Moser '87 and Mary S. Tai '87.
                                                students,                                                                    Computer Science. She said, "Students feel satisfied
would not actively circulate      and, meet
            (Please turn- to page 18)                                                                     with freedom, and restrictions just decrease that freedom."
                                                                                                             'We'll look into the career services office, for students have been
UA vvrite-ins to -be Iccepted
                   a                      UANs two top positins.                     they win, then their votes will bee
                                                                                                                                           (Please turn to page 16)

    By Charles R. Jankowski                  O'Day acknowledged that
   The Undergraduate Associ-
ation will treat write-in contend-
                                          Stove and Cat could win. "Yes,
                                          they [Stove and Cat] can win,"
                                                                                     eliminated."   .
                                                                                         O'Day described the electionn
                                                                                     process. "There are going to be   e
                                                                                                                            Class of 1989 must get
ers for the UA presidency and
vice presidency as legitimate can-
didates, according to Daniel J.
                                          he said, -but I cannot declare
                                          them the winner or swear them in
                                          as UAP/UAVP."
                                                                                     five separate ballots," he saidi,
                                                                                     Uone- for the UAP/UAVP, antd
                                                                                                                       te
                                                                                                                            measles vaccination
                                                                                     one for each class. If anyone                                                         The vaccinations affected the
O'Day '86, UA election commis-              -This is because candidates              doesn't want to vote for a parr_                  By Edward Whang                  Technology Community Associ-
sioner.                                   must be registered MIT under-                                                It
                                                                                     ticular office, they just shouldn'            MI[T will require next year's en-    ation (TCA) Spring Blood Drive.
   Only two teams are officially          graduates, according to UA elec-           accept that particular ballot." s          tering class, and all subsequent        Blo~od drive chairman Donald
running. David M. Henry '88               tion rules.                                    The US will hold its election                                                  Kane '85 said the measles epi-
and William A. Herlan, 86 are                 "ItV-quite possible for write-                                           r-       classes, to be immunized for
                                                                                      from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm tomor!S           measles and German measles be-          demic and the vaccination clinic
campaigning against the ticket of          ins to be UAP/UAVP, but Stove             row, March 13. Polling place               fore registration, according to         "certainly affected us some." He
 Bryan R. Moser 87 and Mary S.             and Cat are not registered stu-           will be located in Kresge AuditoIt         Dr. Mark A. Goldstein, chief of         estimated that 100 pints of poten-
 Tai '87 for the top two UA spots.         dents," O'Day said. "To stay               rium, Lobby Ten, near the Grea i-         Student Health Services.                tially donated blood were lost to
    But many students have                 within the constitutional frame-           Sail on East Campus and in Bos~7             The measles epidemic at Bos-         the epidemic situation.
 mounted write-in, campaigns, in-          work [of the UAl, I am first               ton at Phi Kappa Sigma, 481               ton University (BU) prompted
 cluding an attempt to place the           going to treat Stove and Cat as if                                                                                              Persons wanting to donate
                                                                                      Commonwealth Ave.                         the decision to require the vacci-
 team of Stove and Cat into the            they were legitimate write-ins. If                                                                                           blood must not have had measles
r                     -   -- 1       .-        .      ,,     ,        -1             L   I         _,                I.         nations.                                immunization within two weeks
                                                                                                                                   Massachusetts officials have         of donation, according to medi-
                                                                                                                                proposed legislation to require         cal requirements published by
                                    ".---d:   ·· ·.                                                                             students entering colleges in the       TCA.
                                                                                                                                Commonwealth to be immunized                "A lot of people made it a
                                                                                                                                against a variety of diseases,           point to come to the drive first,
                                                                                                                                Goldstein said. He projected that        then get vaccinated," Kane said.
                                                                                                                                the law would affect students en-
                                                                                                                                                                            Goldstein is optimistic that the
                                                                                                                                tering college in 1986.                  epidemic will end soon. "Inter-
                                                                                                                                   MIT established a clinic last         mingling between our students
                                                                                                                                week to vaccinate students. The          and BU students was' the main,
                                                                                                                                clinic immunized over 1200 MIT           cause of the cases here. If a prob-
                                                                                                                                students, Goldstein said. Free           lem should develop at Northeast-
                                                                                                                                measles vaccinations are still
                                                                                                                                                                         ern University, I just hope stu-
                                                                                                                                available at thie health center, but     dents will be careful."
                                                                                                                                appointments are necessary.
                                                                                                                            .     The vaccination clinic was                Cases of -measles have ap-
                                                                                                                                                                         peared on campuses throughout
                                                                                                                              apparently effective' Only a few
                                                                                                                              isolated cases of measles occurred         the country. Conlege age students
                                                                                                                              at MIT, Goldstein said. The                are the high risk group becuse
                                                                                                                               Medical Department verified two           most do not have natural immu-
                                                                                                                              cases of measles.                          nity and many have not receive
                                                                                                                                 The. health center examined             vaccinations, G:oldstein said.
                                                                                                                              five students for Measles symp-               Three BU students returned
                                                                                                                              toms. -They were soon dis-                 from spring vacation with -mea-
                                                                                                                            . charged, Goldstein said., The              sles. They are now in isolation.
                                                       . I
                                                                                                                               Medical Department rEported               The university lbas reported no
                                                                                 Tech photo by Steven Wheatman                                                           other cases this week.-
                                                                                                                               that no one is currently under
    B   Andreotti '85 pilfts his model plane on Brigg'p field_-~Sunday.                                 WMM1 11 1Pr
                                                                                                          m                    surveillance . for mneasles II I I I I
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                                                                      Range near Portland, Oregon, is                                                                                                i
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                                                                      looking for volunteers to work
                                 Wednesday, March                     during the 1985 field season. For
                                   13                                 applications, contact: (1) College                          M            O        DN   -E        Y    !
                                                                      Placement Office or (2) Linda
                                  When you are sick due to illness    Slimp at Mt. Hood National For-
                                  or injury, do you go to a hospital est, 2955 NW Division Street,
                                  emergency unit, a walk-in center, - Gresham, OR 97030.
                                  or wait and make an appoint-
                                  ment to see your doctor? To help Student Volunteers are needed to
                                                                                                                                         IMMEDIATE
                  i             Lyou with this decision, Mount help plan and run Residence/Ori-
                                  Auburn Hospital in Cambridge entation Week '85. Pick up an
                                  will offer a program on "Wak-ln
                                  Healtb Centers" from 7:30-9:30
                                                                      application at the UASO, Rm. 7-
                                                                       104. Thank you. If you need ad-
                                                                                                                       JOB OPPORTUNITIES!
                                  PM. Jonathan Edlow, M.D., Di-       ditional information, this is from
                                  rector of the Mount Auburn the '85 RIO coordinators, Su-
                                  Walk In Cenlter, will speak on zanne Horine and Win Treeses
                                                                                                                       The Student Center Comfnittee and the SCC 24-Hour Coffee-                     i
                                  how to determine an emergency Leave messages at Rm. 7-104 or
                                                                                                                       house have immediate openings for two positions:
                                  situation and how to decide                       3-6771.
                                 where to go. Fee isS3.00 -and                                                               1- Coffeehouse Money Counter $6.00 - $6.75 per hour 4-6
                                                                       The Famine Continues".. but
                                 those over 65 will be admitted                                                              hours a-week. Hours are extremely flexible.
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                                  free. Please call 492-3500 exten- you can help. GraSsroots Interna-
                                 sion 1508 for more information.       tional is a Cambridge-based,
                                                                       non-profit organization dedicated                      2- Treasurer: $30 per week, flexible hours, varying
                                                                      to short-term emergency assis-                          workload.                                                                  1
                                 Thursday, March. 14 tance and long-term social and,                                                                                                                     I
                                                                      community development in Eri-
                                 Frank Massa '27 will discuss his      trea an-d No.-thern Ethiopia. We                If interested. call Mark Brine or fa'mes    Person   ip. .53-39Aa4 for            c
                                 involvement with early, electro- need volunteers one night a week                     details.                                                                          I
                                 acoustic developments, and later      for a five week project beginning                                                                                                 am

                                 sonar developments during World in, February. We are located at                                                                                                         r

                                  War 11, noon to 1 pm in Room 4- 678 Mass. Ave at the Central                                                 * MIT Students Only     *

                                 402. Mr. Massa is founder of Square T stop. Please call Hailey
                                 Massa laboratories, now called at 497-9180.
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                                 the perfection of numerous un-
                                 derwater sound devices for use by                                                                                                                                       r

                                 the U.S. Navy, he has developed
                                 several devices for other pur-                                                                                                                                          r

                                 poses. Mr. Massa will share with
                                 us many of his exciting exper-                                                                                                                                          6
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                                 er, which appears to be very ef-                                                                                                                                        r
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                                 has sponsored a series of tests off
                                 the Massachusetts coast to see if
                                 the new system will give informa-
                                 tion on whales.
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                                 Stress is the next discussion of
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                                 A seminar entitled "Unrecorda-
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Fraudulent use of automated teller machines cost banks and their cus-
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the loss resulting from the theft of people's access cards, the govern-
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                                    AVVARD S                                                                 NOMINATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                             Murphy Award
                   Stewart Awards                                                                                  Compton Prizes                                                    The James N. Murphy Award is
        The Willian L.- Stew'art Awards
                   m                          The Karl Taylor Compton Awards are the highest awards given                                                                            given to an institute employee
        are given to students in recognition
                                              to students by-the Institute community and reflect the belief that                                                                     whose spirit and loyalty exemplify
        of a single, I outstanding contriibu-
        tion to a particular activity or
                                              real excellence and devotion.to the welfare of the MIT commu-                                                                          inspired and dedicated service, es-

        event.                                nity in any area, with emphasis on la-sting or sustained contribu-                                                                     pecially with regard to students.
                                              tions to the MIT community, as a whole, should be recognized.
                                                                                                                                               Albert -G. Hill Prize                                                                     I
                                                                              - Irwin                    The Albert G. Hill Prize is award-
                                                                                               Sizer Award                                                                             Edward L. Horton Award
              Laya Wiesner Award                                     The Irwin Sizer Award is presented ed to minority students who have
                                                                                                                                                                                     The Edward L. Horton Fellowship
        The Laya W. Wiesner Award is                                 to any member or group in the In-- demonstrated high academic                                                   Award will be presented to any stu-
                                                                                                                                 continued
        presented to an undergraduate                                stitute community to honor signifi- achievement and made                                                        dent group that fosters fellowship
                                                                                                                                      of life
        woman student who has most en-                               cant innovations and improvements contributions to the quality                                                  within the graduate comunity -
        hanced MIT community life.                                   to MIT education.                   for minorities at MIT.

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Deadline Date: April 5
        8end nominations to the Awards- Committee, Room 7-104
                                                   Room 7-10

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                   Editorial                                                                                    C~olumn/Kobert                       t. iviacnalrrlu

                                                                                                                    UA               ust             -change st:,ructure
                                                                                                                                                         The VA Council should also              The president, vice president,
                                                                                                               Third in a series
                                                                                                                                                      distribute the spatial resources of     treasurer and social chairman of
                            U'fS futuIre
                         the~*                                                                                1, Apathy, impotence and igno-
                                                                                                              rance perpetually plague student
                                                                                                              government. The upcoming Un-
                                                                                                                                                      the students. The Student Center
                                                                                                                                                      Committee, the Association. of
                                                                                                                                                                                              each class would be ex officio
                                                                                                                                                                                              members of the UA Council. X
                      Student     government has two                responsibilities. It must repre-          dergraduate'Association elections       Student Actiyities and the Dlean's      representatives would be elected
                    sent the students and communitate their interests to the. admin-                          provide the annual opportunity          Office currently distribute that        proportionally by dormitory, and
                                                                                                              to examine and reverse those            space. None of those groups is           Y representatives would be elect-
                    istration. It must provide visible benefits to the students.                                                                                                              ed at large from fraternities
                       The Undergraduate Association (UJA),however, has failed ons                            problems.                               responsible to the students. ,
                                                                                                                  The new UA president and vice          The Dean's Office should allot       where X + Y = 26- The Councii
                    both accounts. It has not taken positions on important issues                                                                                                             members, excluding the UA
                                                                                                              president will-first have to ad-        a specific amount of space to Un-
                    such as pornography, drug abuse,-Course VI overenrollment                                                                         dergraduate Association. The UA         president, would be assigned to
                    and mandatory commons. It often- does not achieve a quorum.                               dress apathy: how to interest oth-
                                                                                                              ers in participation. Entertaining'     Council would then divide the           one of the 15-m'ember stan.mc-;
                    Public discuscsion~s, forums bond offichA1State~ment- a-re the ex-                        UA Council meetings aind free           space in an equitable manner.           committees.
                    ception, not the rule.                                                                    dinners failed to drum up inter-        Any income from that space -                Neither of the two pairs of
                       The government has failed to provide any benefits to the stu-                          est.                                    such as from a pinball room,            candidates for UA president and
                    dents it is supposed to represent and serve. The last two IJA                                 Power is the only incentive that    coffeehouse, recreation room,           vice president has articulated a
                    administrations have taken office with promises of great events                           will bring representatives to           etc. - would supplement the             coherent plan to make govern.
                    and projects. Few promises have come to pass.                                             Council meetings. The only              Council's budget.                       tnent effective. Neither has even
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                       The blame for these failures lies both with the elected offi-g                         power that stuident government             The change to a new govern-          suggested an activities fee, the
                    cials and the students. Former UA presidents and vice presi-                              can wield is the allocation of re-      mental structure would abolish          necessary first step toward auton.
                    dents have shown little understanding of what student govern-                             sources: money and space.,That          the Finance Board, the Student           omy from the Dean's Office.
                    ment should be. They have suffered from.. a chronic inability,to                            Dower is nlow diffused among          Center Committee and the Nomi-              Bryan R. Moser '87 and Mary
                                                                                                              non-representative         student      nations- Commiittee. The UA              S. Tai '87 have promised to
                    achieve their minima'l goals.                                                             groups and the Office of the            Council would directly assume
                       Changes to the structure of UA government have been super-                                                                                                              "makethe UA, without structur-
                                                                                                              Dean for Student Affairs.               their functions. The Association         al changes, work for the stu-
                    ficial. The IJA Council is as ineffective as was the General As-                              The primary g'oal of a new UA       for Student Activities would be-         dents." Such a position is at best
                    sembly. Groups such as the Student Center Committee and the                               administration must be the adop'-       come solely an advisory body.            naive, at worst foolish. UA gov-
                    Office of the Dean for Student Affairs (ODSA) are hardly re-                              tion of a student activities fee.          The government would be               ernment cannot work without
                    presentative of the student body. Yet they continue to control                            Thip power to tax would cure stu-       headed by a president; a vice            something like the structural
                   resources.                                                                                 dent government oaf its impo-           president, chairing the Nomina-          changes suggested above.
                      Students must take the responsibility for improving their lot.                          tence. People care where their          tions Committee; a treasurer,-              David M. Henry '88 and Wil-
                   An effective representative government could achieve this im-                               money is going, People will par-       chairing the Finance Committee;          liam A. Herlan '86 declare, "W~e
                   provement. Somebody must be responsible for the allocation                                  ticipate in student government-        and a social chairman, chairing          make no secret about it - we
                   of student funds, space and other resources. Somebody must                                     The complement to the power         the Social Committee. Each sub-          plan to be apathetic and ineffec,.
                   be responsible for a unified expression of student views. If the                           to tax is the power to spendf. Ac-      committee would draft bills 'for.        tive."' They are running on a plat-
                                                                                                              tivities, should have- to apply to      and make recommendations to'             form of having an entertaining
                   UA does not take on these responsibilities, the Dean's Office                              the UA Council for funding. Sta-        the full Council.
                   will. The ODSA has repeatedly shown that it will do so. The                                                                                                                 time -not in itself a bad thing,
                                                                                                               dents, through. their elected re-         The new Nominations -Co'm-            but there should be more.
                   pornography issue is a prime example. Not until student gov-                                presentatives, should be the sole      mittee's function would be the
                   ernment takes a strong, unified stance on important issues will                            determiners of how much they            same as the current Nominations             Henry and Herlan, at least, are
                   the ODSA let students govern themselves.                                                    will pay for student activities.       Committee. The Finance dom-              open to suggestions that will not
                      The UA will become a powerful voice on campus only when                                 The Dean's Office should get out        mittee would recommend an                 interfere with their fun. In the
                   students take an- active interest in their representative body.                            of the activities funding business.     activities fee and funding alloca-        absence of candidates committed
                                                                                                                  None' of the groups allocatine      tions- The Socia] Comm.ittee              to reform, H4enry and Heril-n de-
                   Students have no interest in the UA. They-neither respect nor                                                                                                                serve election as UA president
                   need the ineffective-structure that exists.                                                 student resources represent the         would make recommendations of
                                                                                                               students. The current activities        social events, recognition of            and vice president.
                      There are several ways to, increase students' interest in their                                                                                                              Whoever do-es, win will have to
                   government. UA government should have the power to levy an                                  funder, the Financ'e Board, is          undergraduate activities, and al-
                                                                                                               self-perpetuating. The board also       location of space. It would, how-        overcome either preconceived or
                   activities fee in place of the current tuition-based Dean's Office                          lies at- the mercy of the Dean's        ever, 'have to apply to the. Finance     unconceived notions, to serve the
                   funding. An activities fee would make students realize that                                 Office when the board seeks             Committee for funding for its            best interests of the undergrad-
                   their money is being spent on student activities.                                          funlds.                                  events.                                  uates.
                      Students would be more interested in whats the UA does with
                   their money. They will -realize that it is not just a part of tu-
                   ition, but rather an added fee earmarked for student activities.
                      Tile UA should work to improve the quantity and quality of
                                                                                                              Columnl/Thomas T. Huang
                   space in the7 Julius, A. Stratton '23 Student Center and Walker
                   Memorial, in consultation with the Dean's Office and the Grad-h
                                                                                                               Impressions: closing the circle
                   uate Studenlt Council. These buildings should serve as central
                   meeting places. They should provide support for students and
                   their activities.                                   4
                                                                                                               in Athambra and old Ch iinatovvn
                                                                                                                 My grandparents brought me            in four years, but I was in Cali-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chinese. As I drove down the
                      Neither of the teams seeking the positions of IJA president                              to a small restaurant in Chlina-        fornia for the summer. Over theI
                                                                                                                                                                                                 main street, I saw a National
                                                                                                               town. We went to see the older          phone,     my mother said,
                   and, vice president satisfy even minimal criteria for effective                                                                                                               Bank of Canton and an Alpha
                                                                                                               section of town, where the young        Grandma!hinks you don't want
                   leadership. David M. Henry '88 and William A. Herlan '86,                                   and t he olId clut tered the            to visit them because you can 't
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Beta supermarket built like an
                   running as the Gumby Party, do not appear to take student                                                                                                                     Oriental pagoda. Other than
                                                                                                               sidewalks. When two girls irf           speak their language.
                   conceerns seriously. Their platform represents the widespread                                                                                                                 that, Alhambra was like anyisub-
                                                                                                               high-heels laughed, I turned. A           That's not it at all, I said.
                   disgust and frustration of useless UA leadership. The candi-                                                                                                                  urb I'd seen in Chicago.
                                                                                                               gray-haired woman looked        Even if I knew Chinese, what
                   dates see student government at MIT as the joke it is. Henry                                                                                                                     The streets were quiet, empty.
                                                                                                               through the trash cans.        'would we talk about? I wouldn't
                                                                                                                                                                                                    I rolled down the window to
                   and Herlan's solution to the problem, however, is not the an-                                 I opened the restaurant door fit in.
                                                                                                                                                                                                breathe in the fresh air. No more
                   swer.                                                                                       for my grandmother and smelled   Go'see them, she said. They're
                                                                                                                                                                                                rotting fish. I studied the brick
                      The ticket of Bryan R. Moser '87 and Miary S. Tai '87 is no                              roast duck. White Oriental faces        very lonely.I
                                                                                                                                                                                                houses and grass lawns. A mid-       -




                   better. They have demonstrated concerni for student' interests,                             watched us from murals on the              A car honked. I looked out the-
                                                                                                                                                                                                dle-aged Chinese man parked his
                   but they have not offered any specific solutions to cure the                                walls. The waiters didn't wear red      window and saw the restaurant
                                                                                                               jackets, and the customers didn't       owner standing outside. The manI         Oldsmobile down the block, so
                   rampant apathy. Their proposals are examples of the same pro-                                                                                                                his three children could play bas-
                                                                                                               get fortune cookies with the bill.      yelled at a boy who was trying to
                   jects and unreachable goals that more experienced previous UA                                  Grandfather sat down at a ta-        cross the street. His belly hung         ketball in the driveway.
                   administrations could not effect.                                                           ble at the window and sighed. He        over his belt. His white hair was            We got back at dusk. Grandma
                       Students must decide for themselves which team, either on                               was tired . He had followed             greased down. He stared into the         took her small purse and opened
                   the ballot or as a write-in, will best serve their interests.                               Grandma and me through the              crowded WMee. The boy had a              the door to go out for her
                                                                                                                                                                                                  i
                      .One team will win. That team should choose concrete, .at-                               dusty grocery shops that lined the      cigarette and blew smoke.                evening walk. She turned and I
                   talinable 'goals. It should complete at least one projtct that                              street. There, butchers took               What amI[doing here? Maybe            looked at her. She took my hand
                                                                                                               whole chickens from the display         that's what the old man yelled.         and we walked out.
                   bened s students, no matter how small. Only then 'will it gain                                                                                                                                                    -F


                                                                                                               windows and hacked them into            The families inside lifted their             Thie California summer air was
                   student support.-Only then can it increase the effectiveness of                                                                                                                X
                                                                                                                                                                                               dry, different from the Midwest
                    the EA.                                                                                    small pieces. They wiped the            bowls to scoop rice into their
                                                                                                               blood off- their hands with white       mouths.                                 mugginess. It absorbed both
                                                                                                               aprons. I could still smell the            What am I doing here? I              moisture and noise. Suddenly I
                                                                                                               ginger and garbage.                     looked like everybody else butI         felt prptecive, a giant next to
                                                                                                                  What you like? Grandma               was different inside. We ate food       her. She seemed fragile in the
                                                                                                               asked. As she smiled, I saw her         I didn't recognize: crullers -         Itwilight street. This small woman
                        Volume 105, Number 1 0                            Tuesday, March 12, 1985              decayed teeth. Your Mommy and           long, doughy pastries -and beef         bore my mother, who bore me.
                                                                                                               Daddy, they like . . .Her hands         tripe. We drank soy bean milk.               Close the circle.
                       Chaiman .....      ............... Ellen L. Spero                             '86       moved along the plastic-covered         As Grandfather ate his food qui--            At' the_ supermarket, she
                       Editor in Chief ..................... Thomas T. Huang                         '86        table and outlined a sausage. Our      etly, I tried to jam a cruller into     squinted as she inspected the ap-
                       Managing Edeltor ..... ..1...i............... Andrew S. Gerber                '87        hands spoke.                           my mouth. Grandma laughed,I             ples anid oranges. I picked up a
                       Business Manager .............. Robert W. O'Rlourke                           '85          My grandmother's face was            and for a moment, she was my            bunch of grapes.and asked, What
                     . Executive Editor ..................... Martin Dickau                          '85        wrinkled. She doesn't look like        mother. They both close theirI         are these in Chinese? Grandma,
                                      (Please turn to page 8)                                                   my mother, but her efforts to talk     eyes whenever they laugh. Dip-          told me, but I don't remember it
                                                                                                                to me reminded me of Mom. On           ping, dipping,'she said. SheI          anymre. These are grapes, I told
                        The Tech (ISSN 0148-9607) is published Tuesdays and Fridays during the academic         a trip to Europe, mny mother           dipped my pastry in the soy beani       her. She probably doesn't rememn-
                        year (except during AMT vacations), Wpdnesdays during January, and alternate Tues-
                        dayfs during the summer fort $13.00 per year Third Class by The Tech, 84 Massachu-      would try to talk with the Ger-        milk.                                   ber, either.                 d u
                        setts Ave, Room   W20-4803,   Cambridge, MA 02139. Third Class postage paid at Bos-     man waitresses. We would hide               lMy grandparents live in              -Sometimes we feel isolatedol
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                                                                                                                  I hadn't seen my grandparents        Angeles. Its population is mostly
                                                                                                                                                                                              we walked back.
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                                                                                                                                                  ture from segregationist policies.- to fill, and it is. This is not to say,
    the Editor:
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                                           right" segregationist policies exis-                              Because these corporations in-       would South African race rela- however, that an economic boy-
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                                           -tent in South Africa? According                              vest in the socio economic system        tions policies remain asstagnant      cott of this nature is without pre-
        "Protest to proper ears,-          to Mr. Battat American protest                                of South Africa, it is in their best     as they currently are?                cedent. For instance, the boycott
bich appeared in The Tech's
                                           cannot have an effect even                                    profit interest to maintain the po-- -       If my point is still unclear, Mr. imposed by US consumers on the
i rch Iissue. Although it was              though many Afrikaaners are                                   litical status quote to insure cur-      Biatitt, let me further enlighten Nestle Corporation to protest in-
ificult to ascertain, it seems Mr.         bilingual (speaking English and                               rent profit margins. Furthermore,        you with an example of effective      fant formula distribution in the
  ttat,'s chief point was that since       Afrikaans). 1, however, contend                               these outside investments play a         boycott action used-to obtain civ- Third World was effective in forc-
L ruling white South Africans              that besides the direct effect Eng-                           central-role in South African so-        il rights demands: In 1953 the ing Nestle to conform to World
 eretofore referred to as Afri-              lish words can have on English                              ciety by furnishing a key amount         Reverend Martin Luther King as Health Organization guidelines
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aaners) do not spea'r Eng-3ls1i_3s           aycaniirS         rwilsuulocro     tIi.c.,        it        of capital for the country.              head of the Montgomery Im- concerning infant formula distri-
leir official language, apartheid            must be unpleasant to be regard-                                If Afrikaaners do not choose         provement Association succeeded bution.
retests made in English fall                 ed as the scourge of Western                                to revere the pleas -of Western          in'breaking segregation barriers         From past experience it is evi-
bon deaf ears, and therefore                 civilization),.lMr. Battat ignored a                        nations to end current racist poli-      then applied to Montgomery bus- dent that well argued, reasonable
 ould cease.                                 key aspect of the apartheid pro-                            cies of segregation, then econom-        es through an effective bus boy- ple'as to end" apartheid do not
 While I agree with Mr. Battat               test movement as practiced in this                          ic boycott is the next plausible al-     cott by former black patrons.         appeal, to Afrikaaners. Little pro-
   that apartheid protests made              country and others.                                         ternative. Mr. Battat, do you                But how are US corporations gress has been made in crumbling
  Afrikaans (South Africa's offi-               In the highly interdependent                             think that if every corporation          to withdraw investments in South the wall of segregation that exists
ial language) should be made, I              modern international system the                             based in an English speaking             Africa in the face of large prof- in South Africa. To be effective
ad fault with his claim concern-             South African political-system is                           country stopped trading in South          its? The answer to this question protesters, English speaking peo-
g protests made agalnst apari-               Sot closcd, but-can be influeniced                          Af'rica and witndrew its invest-          is -ihey must be forced to tnrough    ples (and aii others) of the world
,id in English (or any other                 by American protest. A key                                  ments - in short, cut economic            protests in English speaking ;must make statements backed by
nguage for that matter). In ad-              means to affect South African                               ties - that South Africa would            countries. US citizens, for in- actions (i.e. economic sanctions).
tion, I find fault with other im-            apartheid policy is to be found in                          be forced to make concessions?-           stance, must express the moral Investment in South Africa is in-
)rtant issues raised in Mr. Bat-             economic sanctions. Many US                                     Furthermore, what -if govern-         injustice of apartheid to US busi- vestment in racism, and should
tCS  article.                                businesses do business in and                               ments of English speaking coun-           nesses who do business in South Lbe halted. The ineffectiveness of
 Sk. Battat raised the issue of              with South Africa, and many US                              tries joined with these corpora-          Africa, and must back their posi- humanitarian pleas for justice
 nator Kennedy's trip to South               corporations (including univtersi-                          tions and severed relations with          tion through a boycott of goods make necessary the adoption 'of
frica. Mr. Battat summarized                 ties) invest in South Africa. They                          South Africa, agreeing to resume          produced by these companies.          economic sanctions.
e reaction of South African                  do so for the'simple rjeason that                           relations in return for a depar-             This may sound like a large bill   I          ~~~Charles P. Theuer '85
acks to the senator's visit,                 d-                  -                        --                                     ,,                                                            __                        __                    ____

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                                                 I would like to comment on an
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                                              dents need sensitivity," March S]                        property that she (or he) owns.                   realize is that there has not been
                                              regarding his appeal for a civil-                           But having the ability to decide               a corresponding increase, of
                                                                                                       how to invest (or- spend) one's                   wealth in these countries; rather
                                              ized society and against a capital-
                                              ist one. I maintain that Social                          property (wealth) is not the same                 there has been a decline in the                                                                   ON-YOUR PC
                                                                                                       as caring only about yourself -                   standard of living including the
                          7                   Darwinism, Capitalism and neo-
                                              conservative thought are not the                         it is caring only about deciding                  poor's. In addition, in those                                                      FOURIER PERSPEC                          IIVmt
                                                                                                       for yourself! Mr. Foo has con-                    countries which have embraced                                                          Trcmsforr          & Graphics Package
                                             same and that Capitalism rather
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                                             than socialism will lead to                               fused avocating individual free-                  Capitalism, (Japan, Taiwan,
                                             wealthier, and therefore more                             dom with advocating selfishness.                  Hong Kong for exampple) there                                                                                  e One-Dimensional
                                              "civilized" societies.                                   Neoconservatives embrace cap-                     have been dramatic increases in
                                                                                                       italism and individual- freedom,                  wealth - including the poor. Wne
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                                                 It is my impression that Tom                          not Social Darwinism.
                                             believes Social Darwinists advo-
                                                                                                          It is my impression that Tom
                                                                                                                                                         neoconservatives believe that cap-                                                                             l Two-Dimensional
                                                                                                                                                         italism, not socialism has led,
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                                             cate the principle of selfishness (I
                                             take it that selfishness means car-
                                                                                                      believes civilized societies must
                                                                                                      include forced redistribution of
                                                                                                                                                        and will lead to wealthier (and
                                                                                                                                                         freer) societies.
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                                             ing only about yourself). Tom                            wealth (government "welfare"                          I recommend Mr. 'Foo read
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                                             implies that neoconservatives and                        programs). The "severe austerity                  some books on free market eco-
                                             Capitalists also advocate selfish-
                                            'ness. This is not the case; Cap-
                                                                                                      policies" against forced redis-                   nomics including: The Constitu-                                                                                     Hidden Line Plots
                                             italists advocate the private con-
                                                                                                      tribution (,Re~agan's of course) are              tion of Liberty by F.A. Hayek,                                                                    hi,.^      >, ·   No Programming or
                                                                                                      "uncivilized," Tom implies be-                    Human Action by Ludwig von
                                             ttol of capital while socialists                         cause they will cause "poverty                    Mises, and Man, Economy, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Compiling Necessary
                                             advocate the public or govern-                           ridden unemployed youth" to
                                             meintal control (and redistribu-                                                                           State by Murray Rothbard. May-                                                                                  a Help Screens
                                                                                                      take up arms-i.e. become crimi-                   be then he will understand why I
                                             tion) of capital.                                        nals resulting in uncivilized                     said (and he correctly quoted me                              FOURIER PERSPECTIVE is asoftware package for IBM*PC's and com-
                                               Although I believe that some                           behavior.                                         in his article) "I don't have to live                         patibles. Fourier Transforms are fully optimized for speed. Menu driven
                                            Capitalists advocate selfishness,                             However, there is abundant                    life; I can read it." To put this                             FFT's and graphics allow immediate visualization for research and ed-
                                            what Mr. Foo implies, and what                            evidence that the redistribution                  into the context of our conversa-                             ucational problems.
                                            other ultra-radical-left-wing-ex-                         policies of the last twenty years                 tion, "I don't have to live in a
                                            tremists 1paintain, is that Capital-                      have not created wealth - they                    ghetto to know poverty is a bad                               FOURIER PERSPECTIVE requires 256K and 2 disk drives. All graphics
                                            ists necessarily advocate selfish-                        have destroyed it by squandering                  thing. Economists have written                                can be printed with dot matrix printers. The IBM Color Card, Hercules
                                            ness. For this to be true, private                        capital.. The amount of wealth                    about, how to eliminate poverty,                              Graphics Card and 8087 are supported.
                                            (or individual) control of capital                        that the government redistributed                 and I think there is a solution. It                           *IBM Is a trademark of
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                                            To the Editor:                    behind the glass of a fifth-siorv                                         told, "Don't touch the equip-
                                               Last Friday, the recent snow   window. I wanted to scream,                                               ment, you'll break it." A joke. A4
                                            collected into pools. The wind    "What gives you the right?" I                                             woman's confidence ih herself
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                                            rap around the Institute, ignoringdidn't though. Just some guys                                             chipped away by a society that
                                           'what was going on inside. The     having a good time, I mumbled.                                            habitually chips away.
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                                            first wave of tests were over. Fri-                                                                            Think of James 'Williams. A
                                            day was a perfect day to play ten-might launch a rocket at me.                                              bad piece of pork given to a fu-'
                                           nis.                                  Walking to the Institute, I                                            ture MIT Assistant Professor be-
                                              Seven people were playing out-  wondered why I came to the                                                cause he was black. The white
                                           side near the bubble. They strug- Brothers' defense. Partially, I was                                        boys laughed. No limbs lost.
                                           gled against puddles, the wind intimidated (I don't carry bottle                                                I am a white American male.
                                           and wild backhands. No one was rockets on me). More important-                                               Myn forefathers didn't fight sex-
                                           playing for a Michelob Light. I ly, I didn't want to admit what                                              ism and racism; they created the
                                           doubt anyone kept score.           had just happened. '                                                      two. It is time to say "no" to our
                                                                                 Those boys on the fifth floor                                          past. No more bottle rockets, de-
                                              As I watched and walked and committed a random act of vio-
                                                                                                                                                        meaning humor, abusive names.
                                           thought about picking up the lence against innocent people.
                                                                                                                                                        Maybe someone in Kappa Sigma
                                           game myself, a bottle rocket ex- They put a dash of fear into the
                                                                                                                                                        will have the cou'rage to collect
                                           ploded near the net where a cou- hearts of the tennis players. What
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                                           ple was playing. Naturally they disturbs me is not the actual act,
                                                                                                                                                        and use themi to celebrate inde-
                                           were startled, but no limbs were.- but-the ability to commit the act.
                                           lost.                                                                                                        pendence from 'thle ugly side of
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                                                                                                    Architecture + Planning
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         look-at piDrnography,
   Goetz and, C3ther issues
   Tothe come to my
     ItihasnEditor: Iseem
                                            this year, in which a woman is
              recently
  attent o that to have fin-
                                            supplied with each apartment
                                            and referred to as "furniture"?
  ished my degree requirements.                Pornography opponents used
  T his means that I can write a            to say, "These films offend me",
  "Dear     T/te Tech" letter with the      but the reply was "Well, don't go
 wisdom of an alumnus. (It also.
*means that I've joined-the ranks
                                            see them, stupid!" Now the com-
                                            plaint is, "Men see porno films                         Autumn in '|
  of the unemployed. but we won't-
  talk about that).
                                            and then harass women. It's do-
                                              cumented! " Well, I finally saw                       NvewYork
      But let's get right into the meat
  o1f contemporary controversy,
                                              some of the documentation. It
                                              was just as I thought: a couple of
                                                                                                    April in Paris
lstarting with my perennial favor-
 ite scratching post, the Under-
                                              rapists admitted that they had
                                              been driven toy is, by porno films.                   The Shape of
 graduate Association. The coma
 hasn't lifted; my guess is that the
                                              Did you expect that they'd try to
                                             take full credit for a felony? Of
                                                                                                    Two Cifies:
lUA Council is just as brain-dead
A s the 'ate General Assembly.
                                             course not! They tried to put the
                                             blame somewhere else! ("I didn't
                                                                                                    NewY...aorik/
    Think about it for a minute:             want to punt the problem set, but                      A New Undergraduate Program A junior year introduction to
                                                                                                    architecture, urban plannirng, and historic presetivaiiun for        I             I
                                             the       act.ari
                                                   viulr             wasted m,-                     stud8erils who have completed their sophomore year at an ac-
  tion at MIT really treed a govern-         time!"                                                 credited college or university. Students spend the fall semester
  ment? Of course not. The UA is                 Whatever happened tos "mnajor-                     in New York at the Graduate School of Architecture and Plan-
 just a silly club for bored people         ity rule and minority rights"'? A                       ning and the spring semester in Paris at Reld Hall, Columbia's
 who want to play Senator. Rather           lot of people seem to be pulling                        academic complex in the Montpa:-nasse district.
 than having these people sitting           for a 'morality' rule and the ma-                          Application forms and additional information may be ob-
 around bickering, thinking that            jority bites"'. (Listen up, Shirley!)                   tained from:
 they have some sort of power,              Nobody should be able to stifle
 you undergraduates have a                  others just because. they want to                       Dean of Admissions
 unique opportunity.           I            impose their uptight attitude                           Graduate Schoof of
    There are two real teams run1-          about sex on everybody else. Lis-                       Architecture and Planning
 ning for UAP, right? Shades of             ten, I've spoken with a number                          400 Avery Hall
                                                                                                    Columbia University
 Gumby! There's a good chance               of people   who have actually had                       New York, New York 10027
 that they'll split the normal 60          sex and the consensus is that it's                       (212) 280-3510
 percent,   of the vote, leaving 40        good!
 percent for. . . Stove and Cat !            Now get off our case!
 You have a real chance to kcill the                  Jean-Joseph Cot6 '83
 UA this time'                                                                      .
                                                                              __ _ ___   _   _- _         S                            S                                               iI
   Next topic: Bernhard Goetz. I
 don't know anything about him
 except what I read in the newspa-
 per, and I don't trust the newspa-
per. '.v' 1hat I do know about is
                  (
Objectivism (I read about it in
the newspaper). Objectivism is                           MICROSOIE MLL B~E
the philosophy that if you make
a conscious decision about some-
thing, then you should write 4000
                                                        :ON CAMPUS MARC2I 21, 1985
words of prose so thick that no-
body can get through it even with                        TO lNTERVIEW EXCEPIIONAL                                                                                                                f


                                                         SYSTEIMS DESIGN
a machete, and publish it some-
where. It should be authoritative,
self-referential, and continued on
the back page. It's too bad that
Ergo is gone (or is it?), because it
kept all of this flaming out of
The Tech.
                                                         PROC;RAMMIRS
                                                          Microsoft Corporation develops the leading edge in microcomputer systems software. Our BASIC is
    Nobody has countered Mr.
 Fujinaka's letter ["Probleins stem
                                                          world renowned. Our XENIX and MS-DOS operating systems have computer companies and others
 from crayon boxes,"' Feb. 261.
                                                          chomping at the bit. We design state-of-the-art systems software.
 First of all, I admit to keeping                         We need programmers to work on Operating Systems, Compilers (FORTRAN, COBOL, Pascal, BASIC,
 some things in a purloined milk                          C), Da Base Management Systems, Word Processing, Interactive Systems, Graphics and more.
 crate. I'd be happy to pay for a
 milk crate, but the trendy,"mod-                         Our OEM customer base is , Who's Who of the hardware business (IBM, Apple, Radio Shack, Intel,
 ular boxes" th~at you can buy at                         Tektronix). As new systems like the IBM PC and new processors, like the 68000 are developed,
 FFC in Central Square just aren't                        Microsoft's programmers get their hands on the machines before they go into production. So your
 as good as a genuine industrial                          hardware suggestions and software innovations during R&D become part of the computers of the future.
grade milk crate. And besides,,
bur nt sienna was one of my fa-                           Microsoft provides the best systems programming work environment:
vorite crayon colors, along with                          9 all the high-level hardware (DEC-20, PDP 11, VAX, SUN 68000 machines) and software development
burnt umber. And they only                                  tools you'll need, in a
come 64 to a box.
                                                          * small company with lots of interaction and sharing of ideas and methods where                                          I
   But crayons were always such a
phallic symbol in elementary
                                                          ^ you can develop our full potential.
school. Speaking of sex (nice                             And to make a good thing better, Microsoft is located in the Great Pacific Northwest with:
transition, eh?), the anti-porno
protestors weren't very numerous'                         • mountains, skiing, ocean, desert, rain forest, rivers and lakes all within easy reach
at "The Opening of Misty Bee-                             ° major cultural sports, social and commercial activities fifteen minutes away in Seattle.
thoven.9 Only 25 people, gee, I'll
                                                          We are looking for exceptional software design programmers-those:        with intelligence, drive, and a
uet a lot more than that attended                         commitment to excellence. We want programmers who will create Microsoft High Performance Software.
the film just to support their right                      Microsoft offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. Jo Ann Rahal, Technical Recruiter,
to do so, without really being in-
terested in the film. I had actually                      Depto WZ, MICROSOFT CORPORATION, 10700 Northup Way, Box 97200, Bellevue,
seen it before,    and    went     even
                                                          Washington 98009. We are an equal opportunity employer.
t ough it was a lousy film. It's
iOlisy because it's a really corny
parody of "Pygmalion."                                         We will be interviewing on campus Thursday, March 21, 1985. Please contact your
    By the way, if you think it was                            carer piacenwnt office for schedule information
degrading to women, then Mou
probably should avoid "My Fair
Lady!" in which Liza Doolittle is
brought from being a beggar 'to
the glory of being a counterfeit
 member of formal British society,
  hanks to Prof. Higgins, Wto is
    n0,stantly portrayed as her supe-
                                                                                    T   HMIgoFTe
 rior. And what happends in the
end She fetches his slippers, tak-
                                                                                    The H igh Perfo rma nce Soflwa
                                                                                                               are                                           TM
111Onthe r~mole, of thde subservient

ah rllike     "Soylent Green'"
  ,hwn at the L SC sci-fi marathon
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                                                         PAGGE 1 MARCH 12, 1985                                     %o A    ELECTION SUPPLEMENT


       SNDERCRIDUATE                                                          ASSOCIATION
 PRESIDENT /,VICE PRESIDENT
 Dave "Too Tall" Henry and Bill Herlan                     I
L)o you believe in effective student gov-
ernment? How about the Tooth Fairy? If
you answered yes to the first question
don't vote for us. We have no experience
in the UA or GA or'-whatever it is called,
but do we need to? We make no secret
about it - we plan to be apathetic and
ineffective. We won't be alone - whoever
typed up this form put in- the sentence "I
attest that the above activity record is cor-
rect." under the picture; not the activity
record. Why are we doing this? If we hate
student government what are we doing on
the ballot? Are we nuts? In a word, yes.
We want to represent the majority at MIT,
t he   apathetic. Getting their votes will be
difficulIt, but if elected, we promise to have
f un. will   the Gumbys annex Hahvahd
iagain?   Vote for us andl find 'out. only we
 dare to promise higher-tuiftion next year
 and rainfallI in November. Help,end greasy
 tu-dpntaOo~rnmPintin vorlifeti-me-ote
for Dave and Bill, the byG          -Iff-you
want apathy, you' re, going to have to work
for it.




Bryan Moser and Mary Tai
Students at MIT feel that they are not be-
 ing given the respect they deserve as intel-
ligent, responsible individuals. TO regain
our legitimate role in Institute affairs, we
must show the administration that we are
responsible. To this end, we will follow
two guiding principles:
    * Make the UA, without structural
changes, work for the students
    * Establish a direct and constructive
voice with the administration and faculty-
ln the past the focus of student gomern-
ment has been to define and redefine its
o2vrn structure rather than to focus on the
needs of the students. Having talked to
many students, we found that the follow-
ing issues - among others - were most
often raised:
   *Cutbacks in the student loan program
    * Discontinuation of need-blind admis-
sions
     *Lack of -social activities which bring
the camnpus together
    * Mandatory commons
We can both serve the needs of the stu-
dents and establish better relations with
the administration and faculty by accom-
plishing concrete tasks. We plan to pre-
sent the students' concerns on financ ial
alid to both the administration and the fed-
eral government, to bolster the new Social
Council, and to revitalize the Student
Comnmittee on Educational Policy (SCEP)
in order to maintain necessary student
feedback to the faculty. We will work
closely on the remodeling of the Student
Center and Walker Memorial being
planned by the Dean's office. To ensure a
student voice on campus, we need your
support now and in the future. We thank
you for your consideration and look for-
ward to serving-you.

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  WHERE, WHEN TO VO.TE                                                          WRITE-IN CANDIDATES

    Polls are open from 8:30 a.m. to 6- p.m. in Lobby 10, between                  Voters are not restricted to choose among candidates listed on the
  Kresge Auditorium and Baker House, at the Great Sail, and at PKS.             ballot. A voter may write on the ballot the name of any undergrad-
  Should Wednesday's weather be unfavorable, the Great Sail ballot               uate.
  booth will be moved to Walker Memorial, and the Kresge booth will                Any student is eligible for election to an office. The Election Com-
  be moved inside Kresge auditorium.                                             mission requires a write-in candidate, before taking office, to sign a
                                                                                statement showing he promises. to fulfill the duties of his job.
                                                                                   Write-in candidates' statements are not presented here.
                                                                                   Several of the class offices have no candidates. The elected mem-
                                                                                bers of the new class councils are responsible for selecting students
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                           CLASS OF 1985
                           PRESIDE NT                                                                                            VICE PRESIDENT
                                                                                                                                                                                           Alejandro Menchaca
                           Robin Barker                                         3) Class officers can organize periodic
                                                                             lunchies and/or dinners for classmates to
                                                                                                                                                                                              The office of vice president is a support
                              The office of president deserves and de-                                                                                                                     for the presidency and its duties. These
                           mands the officer's full dedication and en-       get together in different cities and regions.                                                                 duties consist of class gatherings, e.g. Ser-
                           thusiasm.- I am excited about serving my          These would give us a chance to see old                                                                       ior Week, class reunions, etc. I have ex-
                           class as our future president. I want to          friends as well as get current MIT updates.                                                                   perience organizing parties and festivities
                           provide a connetion. for those interested            4) For a first project, I would like to see                                                                and plan- to organize some good ones. i
         i'                in pursuing an active alumni role. Besides        Class !;ouncil set up a NETWORK pro-                                                                          believe that I'll be of great benefit in this
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        -1    :            my involvement with the-lass Council for          gram. We could give each classmate a list                                                                     office because I enjoy such gatherings and
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        i                   the past four years, I have worked for the       of recent graduates to contact in the area                                                                    intend to work so that we all enjoy there
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                            Alumni Association for the past 3.5 years.       where he/she is moving. Hopefully, these
                             I am fully aware of all the programs co-        contacts will provide the information
                             ordinated by them, and I already have a         needed when relocating (i.e. where to
                            working relationship with the Alumni As-         live, where to party).
                             sociation personnel. This experience will'
                             be extremely useful in carrying out the
                             prescribed duties of the president, in initi-
                             ating the class goals, and in coordinating
                            class projects. But most importantly, this
                            experience can be invaluable during our
                            transition from students to alumni. T'he
                             following is a list of some of my ideas for
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                                1) A periodic NEWSLETTER, besides the                                                            Diane "Muffy" Hess
                             articie in Technology Review, will help                                                                The primary responsibility of the secre-
                            continue communication among our                                                                     tary is to write "Class Notes" for Technol-
                             classmates.                                                                                         ogy Review. I'm running for. this position
                                2) If there is not an Alumni !4hb in an                                                          beeduse F-U-, cu ito            keep She class Up-t9-
                             area where a classmate moves, and he/she                                                            date on what's going on and what
                             wants to start a club, the Class Council        di                                                  everyone's doing.
                             can offer support along with the Alumni
                             Association.                                     r__ - _       -I
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                                                                                Do you want to have a great senior
                                                                             week, an -Il wouldn't miss it for the
                                                                             world" 5th year reunion, and an always
                                                                             enthusiastic representative of the class of
                                                                             1985? This can all be possible with your
                                                                             support and participation.
                                                                                My years at MIT have helpemy devel-
                                                                             op and dihe-tune my skills as a leader/ini-
                                                                             tiator and organizer/coordinator. I've es-
                                                                             tablished a network of contacts in living
                                                                             groups, many activities, and around the             Stephanie Scheidler                                           4) seek innovative methods of achieving
                                                                             Institute with faculty, administration, and            I am very interested in serving as Secre-               alumni support and participation;
                                                                             the Alumni Association.                             tary for the Class of '85 because I have                      5) serve as liaison between '85 alumni
                                                                                I am well aware of and ready 4-cairry            found my previous involvement on com-                      and the Institute;
                                                                             out the duties and responsibilities of Presi-        mittees and student activities very reward-                  6) participate in the planning of re-
                                                                             dent of the graduating class and can work           ing. Qualities which l have and know to                    unions and senior week.
                                                                             with those running for the other offices.           be partis!ir la' ,.aL-te are erintusiam,
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                                                                             Let us finish this year with a bang and en-         determination, and organizational and
                                                                                  cy'   the 5 years. Give me the opportunity     event planning skills. Through my involve-
                                                                             to do what I do well-work with people.              ment I have become familiar with my du-                   I
                                                                             Vote for me tomorrow for Class- of '85              ties as defined by the Alumni Association
                                                                             President.                                          and look forward to working with the oth-
                                                                                                                                 er officers to fulfill those and other goals
                            Robert E. Malchman                                                                                   such as:
                               The president of the senior class has                                                                l)    personally   meeting       as   many   seniors

                            four major responsibilities: planning and                                                            as possible and maintaining accurate
                            raising money for the senior class gift,                                                             alumni files;
                            helping to set up the reunion five years                                                                2) Organizing '85 alumni get-togethers
                            from now, representing the class to the ad-                                                          across the country;
                            ministration and alumni association, and                                                                3) respond Wo   -letters both personally
                            organizing a hellaciously good senior                                                                and through Technology Review
                            week celebration.
                               The one issue in this campaign is who                                                                                                                        Albert W-.dng
                            can best fulfill these responsibilities. My                                                                                                                        After gradluat~ion, as most of us depart
                            opponents have been hanging around stu-                                                                                                                         MIT, we also leave behind. many of our
                            dent government for years with little ef.                                                                                                                       friends.1 feel that a major responsibility of
                            fect. There is no reason to expect that
                                                                                                                                                                                            Secretary is keeping in touch with class
                            they would do any better if elected now.                                                                                                                        members               and      giving           others          a      chance                to
                               I have been an editor of The- Tech for                                                                                                                       keep in touch with Technology Rev~iew -to
                            the better part of my time at MIT. I have                                                                                                                       helping organize reunions. I personally
                            experience in working with others toward                                                                                                                        know           over     half   the      class            and    plan            to   -keep
                            a goal, and a record of success in--achiev-                                                                                                                     in     touch          with      many            of         my       friends.             My
                            ing those goals. You may not agree with
                                                                                                                                                                                            friends are from many social and living
                            everything I've written or done, but it was                                                                                                                     groulps at MIT Ijam sure that many class-.
                            always there, twice a week during the                                                                                                                            mates will write to me as secretary. Also, I
                            term.                                                                                                                                                           would enjoy acting as a clearinghouse and
                               The office of senior class president is                                                                                                                       organizing reunions . As for the other re-
                            too important to leave to the same group                                                                                                                        'sponsibilities of the secretary, I think I will
                            of ineffective government groupies who                                                                                                                           do lust fine. Remembgr many of my
                            have been running the Undergraduate As-                                                                                                                          friends are also your friends. Thanks.
                            sociation. I hope you will give me your
                            vote for an effective class president.
                                                                                                                                   TREASURER
                                                                                  Noelle Merritt                                  David Libby
                                                                                 I am running for the President of our               I am running for Treasurer of the Class
                                                                              class because I believe-that in the past            of '85 bicause i am interested in main-
                                                                              three years I have demonstrated that I              taining contact with and helping the
                                                                                  have the necessary qualifications - e.g. the     members of the class and the institute. My
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                                                                              interest, motivation, and responsibility to         experience-.with both the Institute and the
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                                                                              do the job. This -year as President I would         financial- workings of student organizations
                                                                              like to see that our June 3rd graduation is-        qualifies me for the position. I have served
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                                                                              indeed a memorable occasion, and five               as an advocate for student interests as an
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                                                                             years from now that our reunion is one for           undergraduate and hope to do the same
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                                                                             which all will want to return. As our                for alumni.
                                                                             graduation is fast approaching, I'd just like           Beyond just the duties of treasurer, I will
         IrTp,is                                                             to say, "Congratulations, Seniors, and
                                                                             thank you for your support!'
                                                                                                                                  also work with other officers to achieve
                                                                                                                                  these and other goals:
                                                                                                                                     1) maintain the class- accounts and
                                                                                                                                  manage the funds wisely
                                                                                                                                         2) organize alumni activities across the
                                                                                                                                  country
                                                                                                                                    3) help to plan and organize Senior
                                                                                                                                  WVek and the class reunions.
                                                                                                                                  Keep in touch.
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                                                                    CLASS OF 1 987-
           and start planning our senior gift. In art ef-           PRESIDENT
           fort to provide quality leadership and con-              Michael Schoen
           tinuity in our class government, I ask you                       I feel there is a need for our class offi-
           to show your support and re-elect me as                  cers to realize that MIT is a truly different
           your class president!                                    school, one that takes up a great deal of
                                                                    our time and money. As a result, I believe
                                                                    that there should-be a change of emphasis
                                                                    in our class events. I would like to see and
                                                                    effort to have events that are worth your
                                                                    attention, things such as concerts, large
                                                                    parties, and beach trips. That is the task I
                                                                    have set for myself and I would appreciate
                                                                    your support in completing it.
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                                                                                                                            Grace UJeng
                                                                                                                               I have decided to run for reelection for
                                                                                                                            President of the Class of 1987. From my
                                                                                                                            year in office, I have familiarized myself
                                                                                                                            with the workings of the UA and its activi-
                                                                                                                            ties, and therefore feel that I arni now
                                                                                                                            more able to fufill the requirements of
                                                                                                                            Class President. This vear's Ring Commit-
            VI.CE PREPCME.NT                                                                                                tee has done a -fine job in producing a
           Sharon Israel                                                                                                    quality "brass rat" and I am looking for-
                have been an active member of the                                                                           ward to helping organize the junior pro-
           class of 1986 Council since it was formed                                                                         ject, the Lobby 7 Donut Stand, if reelect-
           our freshman Xear, two of these three                                                                             ed. I would be willing to continue other
           years I have served as Class Vice Presi-                                                                          functions such- as sitting in as a guest on
           dent. I believe that I am qualified and ca-                                                                       the MIT Commencement Committee just
           pable of serving in the position for an-                                                                          to mention one of many. The-.traditional
           other year.                                                                                                       activities as class study breaks including
              In the past, I have helped plan many of                                                                        the ice cream orgy and Jr/Sr. Pub and pub-
           our class events, Senior Year entails even                                                                        lication of newsletters will also continue
           more planning than the past three. It in-                                                                         pending appointment of social chairman
           volves the commencement committee,                                                                                and publicity coordinator. I now seek your
           senior week and much more. I have the                                                                             support and will gladly take any sugges-
           ability and enthusiam to make our senior                                                                          tions if reelected.
           year as enjoyable as possible.


                                                                        Rob Webster
                                                                        i  If I'm elected I wiill truly attempt to
                                                                        make a significant c contribution to our
                                                                        class prosperity, unitya toward having a
                                                                        I                      and
                                                                        really good time.


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                                                                                                                              \,VICE PRESIDENT
                                                                                                                              Timothy ]ones
                                                                                                                                      belief is that student government is
             TREASURER                                                                                              <
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                                                                                                                              intended to be just as much of a responsi-
             Mary Ystueta                                                                                               _·    bility as getting an education, simply be-
                 As a member of the class of '86 council,                                                                     cause student government provides a very
             I have planned'and organized and sup-                                                                       9st  valuable education in itself: opportunity
             ported various class activities. I have de-                                                                      and responsibility. During the past year,
             voted my time and effort in order to make                                                                        I've had the opportunity to serve as Class
              jfie at MIT a little more enjoyable for our                                                                     Treasurer and that office gave me a sense
             class. I plan to continue to support the                                                                         of responsibility involved in our govern-
             class of '86 with my involvement on class
                                                          I                                                         k Ad2 ment. I have endeavored to put forth my.
             council as Treasurer. Because of my in- I                                                              l        ~~best effort in any activity intended for the
             volvement as SWE Treasurer, I feel I have                                                                i |    ~benefit of our class.-Above all else, my ex-
              the necessary qualifications to run our                                                                 |       p~~eriences have taught me that there is no
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              budget during our senior year. I believe I I                                                            g      ~end to involvemenst in class government.
              have valuable contributions to give to our                                                                      There is no point of which extent you or I
                                                          I                                                                   can rest on past laurels and say: "I've
              class and to the MIT community as a
              whole.                                                                                                          done enough." I feel the responsibility to
                                                                                                                              provide more of myself, you can provide
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                 Adrian Wang
                 As treasurer of the senior class",l will be
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             ,.working with the other members of the
              senior class council as well as thle Alumni                                             Arun Bordolpi
              Association to help organizze activities                                                   As treasurer of the Junior Class of '87, I
              such as Senior Week, the senior gift-- and                                               feel I can benefit, anid help the c:lass in
              our 5th-year reunion.                                                                    many ways. Although I was secretary of                         a




                 -My mottivation for running for this office                                           the Sophomore class of '87, 1 as well as
               is that our class council needs a lot of                                                the o~ther three officers exceeded the
               help, and I am willing to give it. I have                                               bounds of our offices and worked as four
               served -on this year's class council as a vol-                                          equal -units. I have also held many execu-
                                                                                                      *;--   office in high schoohl class, a2nd ^ranni-
               unteer and I would like to finish the job
               that I have started.                                                                   zational government,- including treasurer
                  Havring served as treasurer of Phi Beta                                             in which I handled large sums-of money
               Epsilon fraternity, I feel that I am well-                                             for the activities of my clas and extra curr-
               qualified for this position, and I hope that                                           riculars. I feel with this background I can
               you will give me your support.                                                         use this previous experience-and apply it
                                                                                                      to the office of treasurer and do the best
                                                                                                      job possible.
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                                           CLASS OF 1988                                                                                               VICE PRESIDENT
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                                                                                                                                                       Monica..Eydt
                                            PRESIDENT                                                                                                     Hi! My name.,,s Monica Eydt and 1-
                                           Michael Franklin                                                                                             would like to represent you as Vice-Presi-
                                              As president of the Sophomore Class, I                                                                    dent of the class of 1988. You might be
                                           have two major objectives to accomplish                                                                     thinking that my list of activities looks bar-
                                           next year. The first is the organization of                                                                  ren, but actually .1spent last term actively
                                           the Ring Committee, the committee re-                                                                       thinking about hlow student government
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                                           sponsible for the design and choice of                                                                      could improve the humdrum lives of the
                                           manufacturer of our Class Ring. My sec- :             <-go u z *> it                                   i    students. I'd like to organize I.M. sports
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                                           ond goal is to involve more of our class in                                     _,*5v's5-'-e 'by            for the class of 1988 (i.e. I.M. tom made
                                           activities. I suggest the following:                                                                        up of nqhiebers -cf our class). For those less
                                              1) ice cream orgies (with the freshmen           ,A
                                                                                                                                              _j~      atheletically inclined, I'd,like to organize
                                           on Autumn and. Spri-ng weekends)                                                                   1- _     more events like the freshmanft/sdphobmore
                                             2) a class trip-(to a beach or to a moun-                              *i        ~                -    fce    cream orgy where you could meet and
                                          tain skiing)                                                                                                talk with fellow members of the class. As
                                            3) study breaks (announced in advance,                                                                    our time at MIT passes, we will lose touch
                                          and more frequent than this year.                                                                           with people other than those in our own
                                            4) Carnation-grams on Valentine's Day                                                                      majors or hiving groups. I think it's really
                                             5) a class T-Shirt.or sweatshirt (with a                                                                 important to, keep class unity even though
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                                          design contest)                                                                                             we Won't bee each other in calss. Another
                                              In order for these activities to succeed,                                                               thing I'd like to do is to make the newslet-
                                          .the Cliass President must have organiza-                                                                   ter more informative. it's important to
                                                                                                                                                      keep the class up to date on what student
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                                          tional and leaders-hin abh!ities, which I be-
                                           lieve I have. With your help and participa-                                                                government is doing and how it affects
                                                                                                                                                     them W PO I'm  I    aw-a                h
                                                                                                                                                                                  pn t.o otp er sug-
                                          profitable for us all      l                                                                               gestions. Thanks for taking the time to,
                                                                                                                                                      read this. Have a nice day!
                                                                                                                                                                                  He·




                                                                                             Stephen McLaughlin              z
                                                                                                 I am running-for president of the class
                                                                                            ,of 1988 because I feel it is important that
                                                                                             the class be organized and involved early
                                                                                             in our MIT careers.
                                                                                                 I have had a great experience and suc-
                                                                                             cess with the many organizations I have
                                                                                             been involved with. and hope to continue
                                                                                             this with the class of 1988.
                                                                                                If elected, I would like to bring the class
                                                                                             together with social events and fund-rais-
                                                                                             ers that go beyond the average class's ac-
                                                                                             tivities and build a firm foundation for the
                                                                                             progress of our class over the next few
                                                                                             years.
                                                                                                Your support is greatly appreciated.




                                                                                                                                                        Andrea Worng
                                                                                                                                                           Hi! I'm Andrea Wong and I am seeking
                                           josh Spielman-                                                                                               re-election as Vice President of our class
                                              Too often, people complain that student
                                           government is stagnant, non-productive.                                                                      of 1988. Last term, as a Freshman Council
                                          -My most firm belief is that the effective-                                                                   officer, I helped organize a class study
                                           ness of student government is a reflection                                                                   break, the Ice Cream orgy, and our espe-
                                           of the interest of the class constituency. If                                                                cially successful Valentine Flowergram
                                           you want something accomplished,' have                                                                       Sale. During these last five months, we
                                           some effect, vote for the candidate who                                                                      have made excellent progress; however,
                                         .has the enthusiam and sense of responsi-                                                                      there is more work to be done and many
                                           bility to get things done; I, Josh Spielman,                                                                 new ideas to explore. As a class represen-
                                          -feel that I can fulfill these requirements. I                                                                tative in the UA, I would strive to make
                                           have some ideas that I would like to im-                                                                     the class of 1988 an influentiAl. (and fun)'
                                           plement to benefit intraclass relations, es-                                                                 payof the MIT community.
                                           pecially those between freshman in differ-                                                                   Vobte-Andrea Wong for Vice President,
                                           ent living groups. These include activities                                                                  Ctass of 1988.
                                           such as a freshman-steak fry and beach
                                           parties I am now and always will be inter-
                                          ested in hearing any other suggestions you
                                          might have to benefit our class.




                                         SECRETARY

                                                                                           Nazhin Zarghamee
                                                                                             As Secretary of.Class '88, my goal is to
                                                                                           maintain a more informed student body
                                                                                           and to keep the organization and efficien-
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            0Is opinions
          sed on fantasy                Many men, women, and chil-
   the Editor:
       four years I have been        dren have been beaten up, shot,
     ng to tell your faithful letter killed, sliced, and diced both be-
   ers and guest columnists to fore and after the- showing of                                                                                                                 11esF
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    , p if they have 'nothing to -violent films. But, wait, there's
                                            more! You also get ...                               oh, never
       Every issue of The Tech is
   ked with grandiose statements
    ut either homosexuality or
                                            mind.
                                                   And, you, Emily Fierer. I hope
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   rography. Enough, already.                   you're reading this. I understand                                                         i

    he recent showing of The
   ening of Misty Beethoven
                                                your point of view wherein you
                                                group all MIT men in one cate-
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   mpted still more flaming. The
    tridiculous of it all is by Pro-
                                                gory. You go to Wellesley, and
                                                that's expected of you. (Have I
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    ina and one Emily Fierer of
   vVellesley Women's Alliance.
                                                offended all of Wellesley.yet? be-
                                                cause you, Ms. Fierer, have of-
                                                                                                                                T
 ProFemina claims that "por-
 graphy is a direct cause of vio-
                                                fended some 75 percent of MIT).
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 ow for a fact that no more
 in half of the guys in my fra-
                                            en, (Note the use of the word
                                            "6most"), and I don't base my                                                Look behind those generalities
 tnity went out and harassed
 men after the movie. And, if
 )Femina feels that pornogra-
                                            opinions of women on fantasy.
                                            However, I- can understand why
                                            your sexual attitudes are based
                                                                                                                         pervading the pornography issue
                                            on fantasy.                                                                  To the Editor:                                                                        having unsolicited literature
 y changes the way women                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       implication that my fellow mo-
                                                                                                                            I'm tired of generalities.                                                         pressed on them as they entered
 in about themselves, maybe                    If I understand you correctly,                                                                                                                                                                                  viegoers and I went to the Movie
 se women should get some                                                                                                  ,One generality says that none                                                      26-100. LSC suffered harassment
                                            all MIT men (as a rule, of                                                   of my male friends at MIT are                                                                                                         and "looked at 'ach other with
                                                                                                                                                                                                               by having radicals try to prevent
                                            course) aren't capable of under-                                             able to 'understand what females                                                                                                      suspicion; maybe even shame,"
  nAyone who feels that her                                                                                                                                                                                    the showing of the movie. I com-
                                            standing females as people, but                                              are like as people, not playth-                                                                                                       and that I left the movie like a
l image is threatened by a                                                                                                                                                                                     mend LSC for its handling of the
                                            simply as playthings. I'd say you                                            ings." Sure, there are bozos at                                                                                                       battered dog. Or the implication
,vie is obviously too insecure                                                                                                                                                                                 incident, even to the point of re-
                                            have no basis on which to make                                               MIT, but most of the men that I                                                                                                       that all prostitutes are· drug ad-
the first place. Why should she                                                                                                                                                                                funding the ticket price to the
                                            that decision. Try being a bit                                               know are nice, sensitive people.                                                                                                      dicts.
bject herself to the terrible self-                                                                                                                                                                           troublemakers (I wonder if they
                                            more open-minded about MIT;                                                  Places like Pika, Fenway and                                                                                                             There's a prevailing complaint
nmliation that is so clearly in-                                                                                                                                                                               were tempted to show the film
                                            maybe you'll learn something.                                                Senior Mouse are full of male                                                                                                         among these letters that the hor-
ided by pornographic flicks??                                                                                                                                                                                  without removing the ProFemina
                                                                                                                        sensitivity. If there are individuals                                                                                                  rible thing about porno movies is
Mavbe LSC should change                       Well, I guess I have defeated                                                                                                                                   demonstrators from in front of
                                                                                                                        who are- offensive, they should be                                                                                                     that they always show women
 ir repertoire to only G-rated             my own purpose in a way. This                                                                                                                                       the screen). Since the movie, have
                                                                                                                        dealt with individually, but the                                                                                                       pleasing men. What's wrong with
                                           letter is bound to generate some                                                                                                                                    there been any documented cases
                                                                                                                        entire inale population on cam-                                                                                                        wanting to please someone? And
 feel that someone being killed            feedback,- but I hope you all see                                                                                                                                   of sexual-harassment that can be
                                                                                                                        pus shouldn't suffer *a degraded                                                                                                       who are you to say that a woman
Iso degrading. Why not set up              my point about not speaking un-                                                                                                                                     directly attributed to an MIT stu-              doesn't receive equal sexual en-
pecial ad hoc committee (Dean                                                                                           image because of a few people.                                                         dent having seen "Misty Beetho-
                                           less you have something construc-                                                                                                                                                                                   joyment from felttio?I am a
Bay could surely do this) to                                                                                               Another-generality, is}tat por-                                                     ven"?
                                           tive to say. Let The Tech report                                                                                                                                                                                    woman who enjoys fellatio, who
~en  movies for violence? Don't                                                                                         nographic movies cause harass-                                                            Now some specific comments:
                                           on the real news at MIT instead                                                                                                                                                                                     enjoys making other people hap-
  all realize that violent films                                                                                        ment of females. Let's look at                                                         to Ruth Davidon, who left the
                                           of wasting their time printing let-                                                                                                                                                                                 py, and I found this film to be no
  a direct cause of violence                                                                                            "Misty Beethoven," and who was                                                         movie "not wanting even to see
                                           ters like minme. .                                                                                                                                                                                                  more degrading to women that it
inst people?                                                                                                            harassed because of that. The at-                                                     or think about sex for months."
                                                                                    Alan Foonberg '85                                                                                                                                                          was to men.
                                                                                                                        tending audience was harassed by                                                      She lnay not realize it, but it's                   It's true that "Misty Beetho-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              not an unusual condition for
         udent-objects to protest                                                                                                                                                                             people to not want to see or
                                                                                                                                                                                                              think about sex for months. It's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ven," a film about flaccid men
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               who keep falling out, is a B-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              grade movie, but I didn't think it
                                                                                                                                                                                                              called frigidity, and I don't think
         LSC pornograph IC moVle                                                                                                                                                                              it had anything to do with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              movie. And to Corrado Gian-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               was as boring as "2001: A Space
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Odyssey." Or as disgusting as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               "Raiders of the Lost Ark," where
                                            There were alleged reports of                                              returning from this LSC movie.                                                         balvo, who found his "manhood                   one guy gets chopped up by a
the Editor:                               men yelling obscene comments to                                                 Meanwhile, we, the men of                                                           had been challenged" by the                     propeller. Or as degrading as
                                          women through their windows,                                                -MacGregor, were busy catching                                                          movie.
I would like to voice my objec-                                                                                                                                                                                                                               "Body Heat," where everybody is
                                          and acts such as men blocking                                               up on problem sets, when hordes                                                           Don't worry, they always                      either a gangster or a murderer,
pno the way that certain femi-            the path of wromen-trying to walk                                           of these terrifying "people" star.-                                                     choose exceptionally well-en-
st groups protested LSC's                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I've asked The Tech not to
                                          on campus.                                                                  ed yelling obscene comments at                                                          dowed men for those movies, and                 print my name because I know
loing of The Opening of Aisty               Nowhere in their report was                                               us, as well as physically assauqt-                                                      a -caring attitude toward your
Wthoven. In their very one-sid-                                                                                                                                                                                                                               what the harassment from bigots
                                          there a mention of the reverse                                              ing us. This )as definitely a most                                                      partner will make up for any                    and zealots can be like. And I'd
 literature, they complained              scenario. The writers neglected-to                                          horrifying experience, that could                                                       physical inadequacies. Do com-
Out men harassing women                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       rather spend time on my home-
                                          mention the harassment that we                                              have been avoided had LSC not                                                           ments' like this offend or annoy
er seeing pornographic mov-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   work than.deal with it.
                                        -. men were subjected to by obnox-                                            shown that trash..                                                                      you? They probably aren't any                            Name withheld by request
                                          ious, excited, sex-crazed women                                                               Rich Furlong '88                                                      more annoying to you than the
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                             We would like to apologize for       tion "Gumby Flaming Again"                           Including more than half the'nuclear reactors in
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                           taste by certain overzealous sup-      Stand the Heat, Get Out of the                       reactors have to be the best Tiafs why officers
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                                                                  gize for the poster depicting
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                           to. apologize to Bryan Moser for       beating with- a whip his bleeding,                   College juniors and seniors who qualify
                           a poster which stated '"Bryan          orange horse, Pokey. Please be                       for the program can earn over $1000 a
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                           ry and Bill H:erlan. We wish to                    Daniel M. Lerner Z85                     working toward or having earned a bachelor's or master's degree. You must
                           apologize profusely -for the poster                 Dara J. Norman '88                      also have completed a.minimum of one year each of calculus and calculus-
                           depicting a burning Gumby char-                       Daniel J. Urist '87                   based physics with a "B" average or better.
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         enders movie festival full-of fascination
    Wenders Film Series, Goethe Insti-           tones, and a collection of characters who      images on the screen.                                   In trying to provide for his family, out
    170 Beacon Street. Fridays., 3. 6 and        wander aimlessly through the movie are            Wenders makes us conspirators in the              of the most loving and caring impulses,
                                                 key elements which Wenders would repeat        central dilemma of the film maker: the               Zimmermann estranges himself from his
                                                later.                                          more he tries to capture real life and real          wife and child. His bond with Ripley con-
   wim wrenders is making a name for               The story of this film centers around        emotion on film, the more he emphasizes              sequently strengthens.
 irmself these days in the film community.      Wilhelm, a young man who desires to             his objective position in relation to them               Throughout the mnovie, Wenders extends
          eis
         Te.as is only Wenders second Eng-      write but has nothing to write about.           and so increases his isolation.                      his theme from simple irony into a more
 sh language dramatic film, but he is by        Evicted by his mother, he wanders about            -Almostlike- an icon of the film's theme,         complex set of duplicities. Zimmermann
 o means a newcomer to.filmmaking. He           Germany, gradually attracting a small           the movie ends with Wilhelm, having-left             has a craft, framing pictures (a metaphor
 as spent the past decade as a-leading fig-     group of equally aimless traveling compan-      his companions, filming the antics of a              that cannot be ignored); he is able to show
lre in the German cinema, -making films         ions. They relate their dreams and their        tourist couple as a favor - an intimate              off his work and see the results of his la-
 f great subtlety, power, and insight in a      histories to each other, bound together by      moment-for them, but meaningless to Wil-             bor, but the entire business of frame mak-
  w-budget, declamatory style.                  their mutual disaffection from society.         helm. The last shot is one of Wilhelm at a           ing is the business of limits. Ripley has no
   The Goethe Institute of Bostonris pro-          The movie is-full of meaningless vio-        scenic lookout at the top of a mountain he           limits, travels widely and spends a lot of
 iding a great service by presenting a ret-     lence and petty mutilations: Wilhelm            had seen in pictures, serene, aloof, de-             money, but in turn, has nothing to show
  spective series of Wender*? early work.       smashes his hand through a window and           tached. Wenders ends by giving us nothing            for his activities. The duplicities resonate
  his is an exciting opportunity. Wenders       looks dispassionately at his bloodied hand;     more than what we have made of our-                  between the characters, the director and
 lax sell follow in the footsteps of the        an old man suffers from noseblee       whets                                                         the audience.
lkes of such native Germans as Fritz            he tells the truth; a wealthy widower, later       Wenders gradually worked his way into                The Goethe Institute will be featuring
,ang. I/lax Ophuls, and Otto Preminger,         to hang himself, drives a pencil into his       the mainstream of American film, making'             Wim Wenders' films for two more week-
    of
R11 whom left legacies as great Ameri7.         palm as he explains his intricate theories      friends with Nicholas Ray, the maverick di-          ends. The upcoming movies should be real
,an film directors.                             of loneliness. The characters attempt to        rector best known for Rebel Without a                treats: they include Hammett, Wenders'
  Born in 1945, Wenders ended up in             find meaning in pain and death, but there       Causer Der Amerikanische Freund (The                 first Hollywood feature, a semi-fictional
qlunich's Institute of Television and Film      is none.                                        American Friend), made in 1977, shows                story about the author of The Maltese FWl-
- after puttering with medicine and phi-          A facile interpretation of this film might    his increasingly American outlook.                    ccn and The Thinlan, who was himself a
osophy: Short films Wenders made as a          make mention of the loss of meaning and             This time, the plot rambles less than in          San Francisco detective before he turned
itudent preluded a successful- break- into     direction in Europe, but there is more here      his previous films: it fits more or less into        to writing. The showings only cost a dol-
eature filrys: Die Angst des Torinanns         than simple dimestore post-War nihilism.         the suspense thriller genre. It concerns a           lar, but be sure to get there ear1y, they al-
Oeiml   Elfineter (The Goalie's Anxiety at     Wenders shows his subtle mastery of the          gentle young German named Zimmermann                 ways sell out.
he Penalt')Kick) and Aiice in den Stffdten     craft by gradually making the audience           with a fatal blood disease who Allows the               The Wim Wenders film series is a chance
Alice in the Cities).                          aware of a glaring irony: Wilhelm's situa-       Mafia to persuade him to become a hit-'               to peek behind the scenes of the movie in-
  He started to gain wide attention with       tion is analogous to the audience's own.         man: one job for a large price, in order to          dustry, to see how a director is made. Such
   Iasche Beivegung (Wrong Move, 1975),        We think negatively of Wilhelm's cold de-        buy security for. his family. Once the Mob           a peek is especially rewarding when the di-
vhich features many touches typical of his     tachment and morbid strife for excite-           has him on their hook, however, they                 rector cares about creating and developing
tyle. The high, distant shots of towns and     ment, yet we ourselves sit bleary-eyed in a      won't' turn him loose,' until an American             ideas, ideas which challenge the viewer.
Indscapes, the harsh, wet city backdrops       darkened room, isolated from the people          named Ripley (Denlnis JI.pper) helps him
Dindustrial Germany, the dissonant piano       around us, expecting to be moved by the          out.                                                                                     Steve Huntley



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  (Editor's note: The Tech has already           all in slow deliberate motion. While the       anything. We do not know what was in-                 stantly "correcting" the performance
carried a review of The Civil WarS. The          soldiers go about doing thi&slowly, the oc-    tended, and being unable to see into Wil-            and making it conform to his own pri-
  1qRY has been highly controversial, eupants of a large "horseless carriage" ar-               son's mind, there is no way for us to find           vate image.
   qhulrgh, acid Eric Ristad asked if hiis view gue, using prerecorded and inidistinguish-"     out.                                                    -The amusing thing, of course, is that
 - different from that of Tech critic Mi- able-voices, as the car drives across the                In effect, the Civil WarS is a presenta-          from our point of view it does not mnat-
 hiel Bos - night be printed.)                   front of the stage equally slowly.             tion of something we know nothing about.             ter at all. No tudience would be able to
   The Civil W'arS, by Robert Wilson,               In the following scene, stagehands as-      We 'cannot even say whether the perform-             meaningfully distinguish Wilson's pri-
Alnerican Repertory Theatre until March         semble a stage for the following scenes.        ers do a good job, because we -do not                vate-theater from a corrupt "uncorrec-
23.                                              Subsequently, stiff humans slowly oscillate    know what job they are supposed to do.               ted" version of the same thing,
   In theater, how do we know if what we        in four-dinlensiois, all across the stage,      Even the fact that half the audience                     After the performance, I talked to a
jee and ewperience is' "the same" as what- over an endless period of time. Fredrick             walked out each night I saw the show is              few actors and watched Robert Wilson
our neighbors see and experience?                the Great poses for us extensively. All this   not meaningful criticism.                            give them notes. The actors clung to all
   How do we know if the production has and more during Robert Wilson's three                      Private theater cannot be good or bad;            the jargon and concepts of convention-
  niversal meaning? In public theater, we       hour ten minute (intermission-free) image       it can only be interesting or uninteresting          al acting. Priscilla Smith (Fredrick the
  now because we share some common cul- sequence.                                               to each individual person, and the Civil             Great) talked about intentions and ra-
 ure and biological endowment and this-             The Civil WarS is private theater with a     WarS is private theater.                            tional motivation, even though no audi-
 hared basis makes it possible for us to        vengeance; it is without content, and im-          Stanislavski advised actors:                      ence would be able to interpret or ap-
  ave a meaningful experience.                  mune from criticism. It consists of a se-              "you rjust love [acting] because it           preciate h'er efforts.
   In private theater, the production does quence of structured images, not related in              gives you the opportunity to com-                    To her, the essence of Wilson's pri-
  ot rely on any shared basis of under-         any generally meaningful way. Robert Wil-           municate ideas that are important                vate theater was "spending all [her]
 tanding. We can attempt to describe our son may have been thinking about civil'                    and necessary to your audience. Be-              time waiting for an elevator to arrive."
 heatrical experiences to each other, but       wars, but I was thinking of everything              cause it gives you the opportunity,              In public theater, where the actors, di-
  nv similarity is apt to be purely acciden-    from doing situps to feeding actors to              through the ideas that you drama-               rector, playwright, and audience can all
 al. Private theater is intensely personal.     food processors.                                    tize on the stage and through your              share their experiences, the actors do
   Now consider this. Three Confederate             There is nothing to compare the perfor-         characterizations, to educate your              not relate their performances to the
 oldiers stand in a thick mist, arms- mance to (except itself), and there is abso-                  audience and to make them better,               technical aspects of the show. In private
 tretched upward to receive guns, which         lutely no way to judge it. Even if one were_        finer, wiser, and more useful mem-              theater, that is all they really have.
 lowly descend from the sky into their to compare one performance to another,                       bers of society. . ."                               The-many published reviews of the
  aiting arms while a loud buzzing noise        no criterion would apply. You could de-            in private theater, no such opportu-             Civil WarS are intensely personal de-
  illsthetheater.                               scribe what events differed in the two per-     nity exists for the actor.                          scriptions of the Civil WarS' images.
   The scene changes to their encampment:,' formances, but that would be all you                   The actors know nothing about the                Some reviewers even interview Wilson,
 he dreamlike soldiers are now sentries         could say; neither can be better or worse.      Civil WarS, except what Wilson explic-              hoping he will imbue their private fasci-
  fadling their weapons; the sky is now dif- The piece just exists, and we react to it in-      itly tells them. Wilson expects them to             nation with meaning. Or at least the
 usely lit, and the buzzing has metamor-        dividually, in much the same way we might       be automata, following his finest detail            semblance of meaning. This review dif-
  hized Into the buzzing of crickets and ci-    react to a drop of water.                       choreography night after night with no              fers from these in that it offers an
  adas.                                                                                                                                             explanation of what happens on the
                                                   We can individually admire or dislikes       deviation. During the performance,
   One by one, the camp wakes up, readies       trivial aspects of the performance (e.g. the    Wilson is on a headset communicating                A.R.T. stage at night: nothing.
  self, and then forms a marching column,       props), but we cannot rationally criticize      backstage and to the light crew, con-                                          Eric S. Ristad




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The schedule speaks for itselV.'
                                You've worked hard this week and are               -    fit in perfectly with the atmosphere at         edy, though less than brilliant, was en-
                                                                                                                                        hanced by the atmosphere. The Lenny                                                           Unfortunately (but understandablt), the
                             readyfor a night out on the town. But, be-            Jonathan Swifts. As Clarke suggested, the
                                                                                                                                        Clarke Comedy Revue is an enjoyable ex-                                                    club strictly adheres to state laws regarding
                             cause of the all nightlrpsession Monday               predominantly white, urban audience
                                                                                                                                        perience in "joking around."                                                               serving of alcohol, and will not admit any- --
                             and that Hum-D paper due on Thursday,                 could imagine that they were "friends hav-
                                                                                                                                          Such acts are only part of Jonathan                                                      one under 20 years of age. But their cOrn -
                             you never bothered to find out what was               ing a few laughs and beers at one of Len-
                                                                                   ny's backyard get-togethers, except that he          Swifts' function. As the management at                                                     bination ofplte service, friendly atno- mm
      I                      going on this weekend. All dressed up and                                                                                                                                                             sphere and lively -acts looks like a tough O
                                                                                   forgot your name." So- perhaps your                  Swift's declares, "$the club's primary goal,
                             no place to go? Feeling ignorant about                                                                                                                                                                act itself to top and is a highly recom-
                                                                                   "friends" (read: comedians) are opinionat-           for what seems like, forever, has beet to
                             Boston's abundant night life?                                                                                                                                                                         mended stopping point.
                                                                                   ed, brash, slightly biased and unforgiving           bring acts that would normally be seen in                                                                        -2    Scott Lichfman
                I              Fearnot. The following is the first of an
                             ongoing series reviewing Boston-area clubs            of life's minor annoyances (read: real-              coicert halls to the cabaret atmosphere.
                II.
                                                                                   pains-in-the-rear!). But if that doesn't of-

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                             and long-standing acts. This is not a guor-
                             antee of a good time, but will hopefully
                             provide a sampler of what's around and
                                                                                   fend you, they are also very funny.
                                                                                       As the M.C. for the night, Lenny dis-
                                                                                   cussed his prominence as a TV monster
                                                                                                                                        Chorallarie!s menu                                                                                                                           -
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                             what's "good."
                               Look for The Tech's handy-dandy,
                             $19.99,   eflon-coated cards and "night-
                             out" filing index coming out real soon.
                                                                                   movie host ("Hey, I know you! You're
                                                                                   Lenny Clarke, the monster movie host. . .
                                                                                   You suck!"), and the advantages of wo-
                                                                                                                                        vulgcr, butrl wvel sung                                                               I                                                      .
                                                                                                                                        The Choraliaries, Concert in Bad Taste,                                                    nieldy.
                I                                                                  man's existence. While the ethical value of
                                                                                                                                        Saturday, March 9 in 1025O.                                                                    Although no one attending the concert
                                The Lenny Clarke Comedy Review, at                 the jokes might be questioned, the crowd's
                                                                                                                                           Room 10-250 was packed to the gills for                                                  took the advice given on the poster to
                             Jonathan Swift's, March 1.                            appreciation was without doubt.
                                                                                       Lenny Clarke, though the funniest per-           the Chorallaries special brand of sweet-                                                     "come dressed as your favorite birth-con-
                                Analogies may be drawn between Jona-                                                                                                                                                                trol devices," the Chorallaries themselves '
                             than Swift's and the Bottom Line, Man-                 former Saturday night, actually serves as a         voiced vulgarity. Before the concert could
                                                                                   primer for the comedians he has gathered             start a mild political war between the                                                      provided enough gaudiness for the entire
                             hattan's top drawer of name-acts. There                                                                                                                                                                audience. Costumes ranged- from slinky to
                             are many performers you could find at ei-              for any particular evening. They, too,              Gumbies and those endorsing Stove and
                                                                                   come across as "real people," Boston-                Cat for UAP broke out. Although the                                                         spacey -all in appropriately bad taste.|
                             ther club: Jaco Pastorius, Steve Forbert                                                                                                                                                                  The Logarhythms took their traditional
                             and Henny Youngman (all coming to                      style.                                              Stove and Cat supporters took the initia-
                                                                                       On the night of this review, we heard an         tive, the Gurnbies seemed to take control                                                   opportunity to interrupt the concert in ab-
                             Swifts soon) among them. But in line with                                                                                                                                                              sentia. And the concert finished with the
                             the differences between Boston and New                alcoholic, middle-aged driving demon                 by sheer numbers.
                                                                                    (Bob Sidel), a suave, knit-tie yuppie (Bruce           As an introduction, the Chorallaries                                                     traditional twenty minutes of "encores."-
                             York, Swift's is cleaner, slightly less cos-                                                                                                                                                           Concert goers were reminded about the_
                             mopolitan, and consequently friendlier                 Teale), and a self-deprecating, "flat-mod-          made it clear that they intended to insult
                                                                                    ern woman" (Lauren Dumbrowski) shar-                just about every facet of the MIT commu-                                                    upcoming Spring Sing. Additionally, the
                             than the Bottom Line.
                                                                                    ing their fairly-funny pet-peeves of obesity        nity they could. They managed this well.                                                    Chorallaries will be releasing an album l
                                Most noticeably, the newly-renovated J.
                                                                                    ('one out of two American people is two             The audience seemed to especially like                                                       very soon. The Chorallarieshave enjoyed
                             Swift's is very permissive with respect to                                                                                                                                                            .support fromn the MLIT community, and if
                             "space-per.-unit-person," and all seats pos-           people"), cats ("Do you know that if you            hearing the MIT administrations belittled in
                                                                                    feed aspirin to a cat, it will die? Well, I         prose and song. In fact the only way the                                                     they continue to receive support it will be
                             sess an unobstructed view of the stage.
                                                                                    have this new hobby. . .") and " Star               Chorallaries were able to get awaywith                                                       no great surprise to this reporter.
                                Lenny Clarke and his comedy review -                                                                                                                                                                                           Ronald E. Becker
                             a regular feature at a number of area clubs            Search" spokes-models. Again, the com-              what they said was that they sang it so



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                             Boston Symphony Orchestra, with guest                 Blood Simple, directed by Joel Cohen, going at a steady pace. He creates a                                                                       detention for a whole 4day. They laugh.!
                             conductor Adam Fischer, Symphony Hall,                produced by Ethan Cohen; playing at the spooky, haunting world, and stays within                                                                 They cry. They do drugs. They break i2
                             Mar. -8,.                                             Harvard Square Theatre and the Sack this world throughout the movie. It all be-                                                                  rules. They laugh some more. They cry E
                                 The Boston Symphony Orchestra pre-                Cheri. The Breakfast Club, written and di- comes a little relentless in the end, and it                                                          some more. They eat lunch. They bear E
                             sented two pieces each by Beethoven and               rected by John Hughes; playing at the might have been better if Cohen had loos-                                                                  their souls to each other. They laugh even mme
                              Bart6k Friday afternoon. All four were               Sack Charles.                                ened up once in a while and varied the                                                              more; they cry even more.-
                              well donei,_and represented the large con-               It's unfortunate that Blood Simple has pace, but this is still first-rate direction.                                                            But in The Big Chill there were at leastc
                             trasts between the two composers. The se-             such a ridiculous name. "Blood Simple"         The plot is full of surprises: this is a                                                          believable characters with somewhat be--
                              lections-ehosen alsa marked the diverse              for some reason conjures up notions-of thrriller. I don't want to give anything                                                                  lievable pasts. The Breakfast        howev- Club
                             styles of both.                                       Blood Beach and other similar gore mov- away, but you can count on murder, adul-                                                                 er, is just full of stereotyped high school_
                                 The program opened with Beethoven's               ies. But Blood Simple is nothing of the tery, extortion, and a lot of blood. The                                                                 students with the same old problems that _E    0
                             Overture to the ballet The Creatures of               sort. It's a vibrant, seething murder story, plot twists and turns. Unfortunately, there                                                         we've s'een in too many other movies.          a
                             Prometheus. I was disappointed with the               but - though there's a lot of blood in it are essentially only five characters, which                                                               Writer-director John Hughes, the man mm
                              brass, particularly the trumpets, on the fi-         - it certainly isn't a Hailoween-style restricts the movie's freedom somewhat.                                                                    who gave us the ribald but funny Sixteen
                              nale. Their volume and clarity wasn't as             slasher movie. It goes for sophistication Blood Simple is a little too confined and                                                               ,Candles,here completely forgets to give uls-
                              high as could have been expected. Other              and comes away with mixed results.           the plot never takes off on any flight. It's a                                                       comedy. He omits giving us any entertain-
                             .then that the rendition was fine.                        Blood Simple is a sort of a combination solid story, though, even if it never match-                                                          ment, either. All we get is a bunch of stu -s
                                 The second Beethoven selection,-his Pi-            of Agatha Christie and Brian De Palma, es the movie's direction.                                                                                 pid teenagers flaming about their problems!
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                              ano Concerto No. 4 in G. is a far longer,             with a touch of Stanley Kubrick thrown         Blood Simple is worth seeing, if only for
                              more subdued piece. Krystian Zimerdian,               in. A highly crafted, intensely directed    this reason, and shouldn't disappoint any                                                           We never care about the characters, nor do I
                              the 28 year old pianist from Poland, was              movie, it is strong on style and mediocre film noir fans.                                                                                       we sympathize with them.                     C
                              the soloist for the- work. Zimerman had               on, content. Set in some fantastic, hyper-                                                                                                        In al! fairness, the acting isn't half bad
                              excellent tone and technique; the distinct            bolized version of Texas, the movie keeps      The Breakfast Club is trying to be The                                                           here -and Hughes seems to be comfortable
                              notes of his trills particularly were ex-             coming at us with unique image after Big Chill with teenagers. Like The Big                                                                     with his material. We have a lot to look
                              tremely well done. The soloist was clearly            unique image.                                Chill, it's about a group of people learning                                                       forward to in Hughes's future movies, but
                              deeply emotionally involved, and the per-                 Director Joel Cohen is adept at manipu- about life while shut in with each other. In                                                        for now, The Breakfast Club just isn't fill-
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                              formance merited a standing ovation from              lating the viewer with original and offbeat                                                                                                     ing enough.
                              much of the crowd.                                    camera shots and with keeping the movie dents are shut up in a school library for                                                                                                 Dan Crean
                                 After the intermission, the orchestra be-

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                              gan the Bartok half of the concert with his
                              Rumanian Folk Dances. The piece took-
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                             Mandarin, was a long, often loud, discor-
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                             dant, modern work. Featuring driving per-                               Performing Arts Series. Tickets normally pr -iced at $17.50 and                                                                                                                 A
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          Symphonies of scientists: MlT crowds concerf
    AIT goes to Symphony Hall, March 8.                         Double Concerto. He asserted that it "be-      six times better than an LSC movie.
                                                                trayed a somewhat disorganized style, not                                                      to Bach's distinct style, but the Aca-
       Friday night, 230 members of the MIT                                                                     It is. Friday evening Was my first
    Cornunity attended the concert by the                       usual to the group that finished a very pro-                                                   demy's performance raised the piece
                                                                                                               Symphony Hall concert, and if MIT.              beyond its pedestrian score. Kirkby
    Academy of Ancient Music in Symphony                        fessional Mozart symphony cycle this           can organize a program of dis-
                                                                year."                                                                                         and David Thommas, the bass, did
    Hall- Theqr were mostly students. The Tech                                                                 counts, it will not be my last.
                                                                  He also had mixed feelings about the                                                         not merely sing their roles; the pair
    had spoken to John Parker Murdock, pro-                                                                       I most enjoyed the Bach violin
                                                                Wedding Cantata, but really enjoyed                                                            acted them forcefully.
   moter of the concert, who was having                                                                        ,concerto. I can't really explain why;
   trouble selling tickets.                                    Apollo and Dafne. David Thomas'                 I just liked the'sound.
      WYe                                                      "strong well-projected voice did justice to                                                 Due to the reponse to the sale of dis-
           s!lggested he make tickets available                                                                   The cantata bored me. There was
                                                               both Handel arid Mt. Olympus... The                                                         count tickets, The Tech is pleased to
   to MIT at a low price and offered, in re-                                                                   nothing wrong with the music, the           announce the start of 'The Tech per-
   turn, to help with publicity.The Tech ran                   Handel piece clearly redeemed whatever          musicians or Emma Kirkby, the so-
                                                               shortcomings were manifest in the other                                                     forming Arts Series" which we hope to
   three announcements. The'Technology                                                                         prano. As I liked the concerto for           develop into a regularprogram of dis-
   Community Association distributed post-                     two pieces."                                    no apparent reason, I disliked the
                                                                  The Handel was also the "highlight of                                                    count tickets for the HXIT community.
   ers around the campus. TCA also did a                                                                       cantata.                                     The nexw event will be the performance
   sterling job of selling the tickets to the un-              the evening" for Poh Ser Hsu G. im-                Handel's dramatic cantata, how-
                                                               pressed by the "great enthusiasm" of                                                        by Segovia in Symphony -Hall at 8 pm
  expected rush of would-be purchasers.                                                                        ever, held my interest. Director            on March 24. Tickets, once more
      "4Whole laboratories signed up for the                   Emma Kirkby and the balance between so-         Christopher Hogwood's light intro-
                                                               loists. and orchestra. But, perhaps Robert                                                  priced at $6, will again be sold by cour-
  concert" said TCA spokesman Tamara                                                                           duction to the piece served to pique         tesy   of the Technology Community As-
  More.                                                        Malchman '85 says it all:                       my interest.                                sociation.
      The Tech interviewed some of the stu-                           What it comes down to, is wheth-            Handel's Apollo and Daphne is
                                                                   er a classical concert like this one is                                                                     Jonathan Richmond
  dents who attended the concert. Alan Siev-                                                                   generic classical music, as opposed
  ing'85 said it was the first time he had
  been to a musical performance in Boston.
  He felt the Orchestra was a "fine group"
  and onould go to classical concerts again,
  especially if discount tickets were once
  more available.
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     Tom Junk '88 "just liked" the music,
   and was also encouraged by the discount
   offer. Dasa Liprvsek '88 was less ena-
   mored of the proceedings, though: No,
   she hadn't been to classical concerts be-
   fore, and this one was just "OK."
     Michael Thomas '85 found the concert
   fun. He was encouraged to return. Ulwe
   Pape, Visiting Professor in the .epart-
   ment ot Civil Engineering, was impressed
   by the "splendid" singing of Emma
   Kirkby. And, though Rohit Ramaswamy G
   was not enjoying the evening - the Hall
  was too big for the chamber-sized ensem-
  ble, he said - Louis Roehrs '88 character-
  ized the Academy's performances of the
  Bach Double Concerto and Wedding Can-
  tata as "superb."
    Several members of The Tech staff who
 attended the concert provided comments.
 Car! A. LaCombe '86 "watched the violin-
 ist and he wasn't playing the music; he was
 being it." But Michael Tuchman '88 had
less flattering comments to make about the



 Academy pleasing; MIT orchestra on top form
Ancient of Ancient Music, conducted by                                                           Heinrich Schenker (1867-1935) was a
                                                               formance of Handel's Apollo and Dafne.                                                    recoiled for the sharp opening to the last
Christopher Hogwood, Symphony Hall,                            Apollo woos Dafne but- is repeatedly re-
                                                                                               music theorist who transcribed C. P. E-                   movement, a percussive snap, darkening
March 8; MIT Symphony Orchestra, con-                                                          . Bach's Concerto in A minor for piano.
                                                              jected. Fed up, he transforms her into a                                                   of cellos, nervous undercurrents in violins
ducted by David Epstein, Kresge Audito-                                                        Today's "authentic instrument" purists are
                                                              plant: "If I cannot have you in my arms,                                                   evoking myriad images. Magnificent brass
rium, March 9; Boston Chamber Music                                                           likely to be horrified: The transcription
                                                              at least I will wear you around my head,"                                                  brought in a demonic quality, while the
Society, March 10, Sanders Theatre.                           he sings.                       adds precisely the thickening of textures                  firmness of strings was transfixing.
   The Academy of A.ncient Music opened                                                       that the early music cognoscenti abhor.
                                                              a David Thomas sang Apollo, leading
their Boston concert with a repeat perfor-                                                    The performarnce sold the piece, though.
                                                              lyrically into, his opening aria, his deep                                                      Bottesini was a contrabass virtuoso and
mance of Bach's Concertofor Two Violins                                                       There was a romance to pianist Irene
                                                              clear voice making bold strokes at the                                                       wrote the GrandDuo Concertante to show
InD minor, BWV 1043, heard in Worces-                                                         Schreier's playing that was quite divorced
                                                              evocative music. His second aria, Spezza                                                     off his talents. Edwin Barker more than
ter on Thursday night.                                                                        from the baroque, but nonetheless pleas-
                                                              Marco e getta l'armi was also characterful-                                                  showed off his talents in the performance
   As in tie Worcester performance, Cath-                                                     ing in itself.
                                                             ly sung. Kirkby's entry, Felicissima quest-                                                   given by the Boston Chamber Music Soci-
erine Mackintosh lapsed into moments of                       'alma was sung angelically.        Her attack was warm and full; one                        ety on Sunday night, smoothly riding over
rawness during both- the first and third                                                     could not help but enjoy her interpretive
                                                                 The duet Deh! Lascia addolcirewas dra-                                                   the most demanding of fireworks and, in
movements, but there was unfortunately                                                       subtkties, especially as highlighted by the
                                                             matically done, a flute attempting to assist                                                 concert with the beautifully phrased violin
roughness in Christopher Hirons' perfor-                                                     silky, strings of the reduced-scale orches-
                                                             Apollos seduction attempt failing to de-                                                     playing of Lynn Chang, and light and
mance, too. Tempi were also eccentric at                                                     tra. The brief first-movement cadenza by
                                                             flect the attention of the evasive Dafne.                                                    charming piano playing of Jung-Ja Kim,
times. But, as in Worcester, the second                                                      Schenker was on a grand scale, and nicely
                                                             Kirkby's voice remained true; Ripley's tone                                                  providing a lively and humerous interpre-
Movement Largo ma non tanto was a                                                           played.
                                                             gained&in urgency, lust rising through the                                                   tation of the work.
model of dreamy ecstacy, the subtle tdx-                                                        There was an expansiveness to the piano
                                                             striking harpsichord continuo lines of Mie                                                      Mendelssohn's Piano Trio in C minor,
tures of orchestra providing an eloquent                     piante correte.                sound -of the Andante and a soft sensitiv-                    Op. 66 came off successfully too,- expres-
field for the soloists' aeolian melodies to                    r * * *                     .ity to tile strings that brought forth                       siveness of violin reflected in fluidity of
roam.                                                                                                                                                    piano and ease of cello (played by Bruce
                                                 The MIT Symphony Orchestra was on glimpses of Mozart. Winds colored in the
  0Emma Krkby's voice i4 light, and was strong form for Saturday'night's Kresge details with aplomb. Schreier's resilient                                Coppock). The finale had a wonderful flow
Occasionally thin in Bach's Wedding Can- Auditorium concert. The first                                                                                   to it: the relationship between players was
                                                                                  of Four playing and close relationship to the or-
ther, BWV 202; diction was poor, too. But Small Pieces by Bruckner, Marsch,                                                                              cohesively formed to generate a full sound
                                                                                   showed chestra displayed the uplifting melodies in
there was a freshness and prettiness to her the orchestra to be alert and well-coordi- their full glory: This transcription may not                      to bring the piece warmly to a close.
singing that brought the piece to.life. Her nated: The sturdy                                                                                               There were several virtues to She Cham-
                                                                     March-like rhythms be one of the greatest iNeces of music ever
second aria, Phoebus eilt mit schnellen came through strong and                            composed, but it satisfied more than a                        ber Music Society's performance of Schu-
                                                                          clear.
SPferden was sung sweetly. And the aria          The Moderato featured an excellen t mere taste for curiosity.                                           bert's Trout Quintet, which ended the eve-
dich uben iim Lieben, im Scherzen was trumpet solo, while the third piece, Alleg-               The rich, shimmering opening to Hinde-                  ning: It was technically proficient, finely
  hine with particular charm; the innocently ro non troppo,                                mith's Mathis der Maler heralded a growth                    balanced and was light in touch., It was
                                                                 showed the strings in a
chirpy joy in Kikby's voice here was capti-                                                                                                             not the most penetrating of attempts
                                              restful, but explorative light. Precision in in excitement to enormous proportions by
val'ng, and was amplified by an exquisite the concluding                                                                                                though, and lacked depth; if the trout was
                                                                Andante con moto pro- the end of the first movement and showed
  alalnle in the harpsichiord, bass and cello vided for a lively and open                                                                               more than half-baked, it- certainly wasn't
                                                                            sound to take how much the brass section has improved.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         L
 Continuo.                                                                                                                                              well done.
                                              us to the triumpantly powerful crescendo The second -movement included a fluent'
       Teconcert ended with an idyllic per-' finale.                                       flute solo, but tensions were not lost and                                           Jonathan Richmond
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                              Moser iegarded thi- lay'out of
                         -the Stiident Center. T'The design-
                      -f       t.he Stkvepnt- Ceiner is definitel·
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                          tion knows-" that," Moser said.
                          The lastitute is, planning changes,,
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                          aqd "~Mary and I wil be in on,
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                                 Better modest involvement
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                              Tai and Moser -examined; the'
                          lack of student participation in
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                          student interest,-this year," Tai
          'r              said..
                              Moser said, 'We can't blame-
                          thle students-if the UA hasn't
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                          served them in the pait, -so,-it's
          i·              very important that the students
                          knowsabout the UJAY
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                         can.help, and waysp     o get feed-
                         bact., Tai said.                                            SE;ITO S ,..AE                EITC(OU-7x(A1ED
                           - woser and Tar-.hope ta-ificrease                                      '1-3E HETT.T -!fARCHI 39 II'
                         studit.awareness of UAi activi-
                         ties. T-1my -i&l-try to reestablish'
                         the.Student Commaittee 6n Edu-        L-"
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                        Etvaluathoi Guidie. Thne commit-
                         tee.canelfed- the guide this spring
                         due to 'a ack'-of maniilpowet.
                       .,Without the &CFPguide, the
                         studentsfhave lo feedback to the,
                         facult,' ,Moser noted.
    i.                      Tai 'said, tei . pair plans -to
      i                 amak- the UA- worthwhile fr        4 .
                        students to get involved in."                                                     ,   .




                             "Most bf the people I .spoke-to -
                        in UA said they didn't gain iiy-
                        thing from it,"' -MuSei said.-
                        "There wa no reason to want to
                        join the UA.7
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                             -Tai described her lern's- diver-
                          sity. "We have a-lotoaf di-veSi~tyr           -   I       I-
                                                                                I c~-- ;           il.,           -
                          and I -thinkc that& Yiafty good,"-
                          she said., Brian is at [Theta
                          ChiJ-, go he is aware of fraternity
                          problems, and I'm in a dorm, so
                         -I think we have an understanding
                          of the majority of campus. I -,Iso,,
                          understand womens' issues, and
                          that's an added-plus towour ifverr
                          sity.     -
                             Moser. does. not feel being a
                                             .
                          sophomore is a disadvant'age,.
                          "The- fact that, we are- sopi46-
                          mores is not at all an issue here,"
                          he deelared.
                             Tai explained: that two sopho-
                          mores have been elected UAP/
                         UAVP in' the past. She said,.
.,
                          "We've -been here long enough to
                          understand the issues."
                             UYouJ can't learn the Institute
                         overnight," Tai continued. As a
                          freshman, David Renry-'88, Mo-
                         sers opponent "may- not be -as
                         aware of the resources available
                         as UAP."
                             Moser said, "I think it's great
                         that a fresbmanl is running, but I
                         know' how difficult it's -been for
                         me to-learn the Institute: It takes
                         time.            -                                                                            Special                 r' '.
                             "I learned a lot about how the
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                         Institute works-k- how decentral-
                         ized -the administration is,"
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                         Moser said.-He is vice president
                        -ofthe-Class of: [987. His frater-
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                         involvement," Moser continued.                                                                THE CHAtES aHE4TER                                                                                               .. :!z

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                                             1                Tkeehy TUESDAY, MARCH                                  12, 1985

                     Henry-and Herla'n WVI seek UA
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                     positdios as Gumby candidates
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                              (Continuedfrom page 1>-
        I        . Henry said. "You can go over-                          and you can cut out a lot of burr                                    The UAVP positior
                  !board.-ad    be obnoxious about                        eaucracy."                                                        a lot of fun," Herl
                    that kind of thing."
                                       '                                    Henry also commented on his                                     "I've had fun so far, a
        e
                                       Campos issues                      qualifications for UAP as a fresh-                                I'1l have some more f
                        "Bill and I may have different                    man. "What difference does that
        O'
                     positions [on issues]," Henry                        make?" Henry asked. "One ridic-
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                     said, 'but we're fiot going to- be                   ulous bureaucracy is as bad as
                     doing that much, so it doesn't                       another. It's about time we got
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                     matter. I don't see'that there are                   some new freshmen blood in the
                     actuillyb too many issues."                          organization."
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      I                 Henry said of -the recent con-                                                                                        _,
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                     troversy, concerning pornogra-                                sfiit'l-rct          a T t
                     phy: "The system seems okay,                                  J, 2               I t-'-to                  4z!                          n~'
                     but I'm not really sure." Herlan
                 - - said,' -1 idon --care;- lei th pupae                       NTV i n                              v n rsS
                                                                                                                          e
                    -who care decide."
                        The possible overcrowding in                            USA, Inc.                                          I
                     the Department of Electrical
                     jEngineering and Computer Sci-
                     erce, 'doesn't botrer me at all,"
                     Henry said. At don't plan to ma-
                                                                                 Air - Ocean
                    jor in Course VI."
                        But "admitting students into                            Household Goods
                     MIT and saying they can't do
                     Course VI is vine of the stupidest                         Going Home?
                     things I've ever heard. It makes
                     students feel-like they can't suc-·                        Why not let Nippon Express Boston handle
                     ceed ..-. here unless MIT dic-
                     tates what they can do," Henry                             your personal effects.
                     said.                                                      * Door-to-door service to most major points
             &          Herlan wmas "apathetic" on the                          in the United States and the world.
                     Course VI -issue.
                        'WYe're not going to rebuild the
                                                                                *Both air and ocean modes.                                                                                                                         I
                     Student Center,"' Herlan added,                            *Our own truck will pick up your shipment.
                     concerning the- layout of the
                     Julius A. Stratton '23 Student                               Hill Associates Cargo Building
                     Center. Herlan's only comment                                Logan-InternationalAirport
                     on the issue was that "the UA of-
                    fice should be indoors, or the ste-
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                       Herlan said-that the recent
                    tuition increase "happened, but
                    MIT could raise expenses to                                     TZour
                    $20,000 dollars, and'-still get a
                    class of 1000, because there are                              foreign
                    so many filthy rich students."
                       "MI'Ts a corporation; they will
                                                                                 language
                    do what they want," -Herlan add-                              ability
                    ed. 'They can withstand a little
                 -- minor crumbling."
                       Concerning the.students' capa-
                    bility t6 influence the administra-
                                                                                valuable!
                    tion's decisions, Herlan said, 1I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Massive storage:
                    don't think I'll see it in my lfe-
                    time. The students are apathetic;                                                                                                                                                                                          O 10 Meg. Hard Disc &, IBM
                   it would take a major crisis."
                     Henry and Herlan also re-
                                                                                                                           Foreign languige typists also needed.                                                                                    compatible floppy drive.
                                                                                                                           All this work can be done in your                                 homec
                   sponded to specific issues that
                   Moser~and Tai raised, such as the                                                                       Linguistic          Systems,             Inc.   is   New   En'glandl's             largest                      Includes graphics, MS/DOS 2.11,
                   revitalization of the Student                                                                           translation agency, located a block north-of the
                   Committee on Educational Poli-
                                                                                                                           Central Sq.- subway station.                                                                                             GW Basic. $2195.00
                   cy's (SCEP)- 'CourseEvaluation                                                                          For application an-d test
                   Guide. "I can't see how they're                                                                         translation call Ms. D esormeaux                                                                                    . Call: Hibrow's U.F.C.
                   going to do it without going into
                   the dorms and . . . grabbing peo-                            Linguistic Systems, Inc.
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                   ued.- He -commented on- -Moser
                   and Tai's plan to encourage more
                   socialization through campus ac-
                   tivities. "It's ridiculous to try to
                   force socialization across cam-                              Who do you want running your Senior Week:
                   pus," he said. "I don't see what
                   putting recitation classes in
                                                                                        The same ineffective UA grease?
                   dorms will do."                                                      The same ineffective Class grease?
                        "If it's a case of running to get
                   something on their resumes,
                                                                                        The Ticket to Nowhere?
                   that's really sad," Herlan said,                               I'm running on a platform of selfishness.' I
                   "but they [Moser and Tail were
i                  absolutely silent on our offer."
                                                                                want the best Senior Week'-possible, and I'll
                   Henry and Herlan called on                                   see that I'-                        and- you -                               get it.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           - OR
                   Moser and Tai at the UA election
 ''

                   forum last--Thursday not to in-
                                                                                   My opponents have been promising Great
                   clude their prospective offices on                           Things for years. Have they done any of
                   any record or resume.
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                                                                                them? Do you expect them to, now?                                                                                                                                   Elect~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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                   the challenge in their subsequeli                               Effectiveness. You- may not have agreed                                                                                                                                                                                         .,~~~~~~~.


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                                                                                with everything I've done as an editor of The
                   proposed a plan to prohibit po-                              Tech, but the newspaper always came out.                                                                                                                '87 Class President
                   tendai student government candi-
                                                                                I've been effective there; I'll be effective now.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     . ~~~ ~ ~
                   dates from seeking office for                                                                                                                                                                                                        .                                          . ~ ~~~~~                    ,~~~~
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                   resume purposes. "We'll have a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         .~




                   UA Premier for the day," Herlan                                               /0                                     e                                                                                                               _       *   *   ,,Eli, J.,;   ,        J     .   '   'at      4s-4




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                   they'd be, UA Premier for the
m                  day. There would be no duties,
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                   no responsibilities -and it's some-
                   thing people can put on. their                                                                                                                                                                                            Rob~   ~           ~~~~{Ms Webster;
                   resumer"
                        "You can't make the UA' do
                   much," Henry said. "Part of the
                                                                         for President of
                 , problem is apathy,
                   encourage-enough people to be
                  ,apathetic, committees go away,
                                                  if you

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           Fencers tie for 6th
           "at IFA tournament
                    lBy Martin D~ickeau
           NEW YORK -A strong perfor-
           mance by the foil team overcame
           a poor sabre showing and led the
           men's fencing team to a thiree-
           way tie for sixth'place at the In-
           tercollegiate Fencing Association
           Championships last weekend..
              MIT captain Russell Holtz '85,
           two-time defending foil champi-
           on, overcame ai disqualification
           of his type of foil handle to place
           third in the individual competi-
           tion in the weapon.
              Holtz' finish qualifies him for
           the NCAA championships later
           this month.
              Mitch Messer '85 won nine of
           his 11 bouts, pacing the three-
           man foil team to a third-place
           finish, one bout behind first-place
           Yale.- Messer finished second in
           his pool- four touches behind
           Yale's Tim Mueller - and ad-
           vanced to the semifinals, where
           he placed 13th.
              John §Iieffield '86 and Andy
           Chang '87 combined in the TIC"
           foil slot for six %victories.
              tpee fencer Alan Williams '85
           will join Holtz at the nationals.
           Williamns won seven of his I11 r~eg-
           ular bouts to advance to the
           semifinals and finished lath over-
           all among the 33 competitors.
              Dan Lord '85 won' four bouts
           in the 'C" slot, and Rex Ko-
           chanski '85 and Jeff Arenberg '86
           combined 'for three in the "/B"
           competition, -as MIT finished in a
           tie for eighth place with Colum-
           bia University. -
              Yale won the 6pee title with 23
           victories, one ahead of Prince-
           ton.
              The, sabre temn proved to be
           the -weakest of the- three weapon
           squads, finishing 10th of 12 with
           only nine victories. Darryl Toney
           '87 led the squad with 4 victories.
           "C" fencer Eric Shih '87 had
           three, and Saechin Kim '86 man-
           aged but two.
              Host New York University -won
           the sabre title with 30 victories,
           followed by Columbia and the
           University -of Pennsylvania with
           29 each.
              The foil competition was
           marred when the Cornell head
           coach interrupted a bout between
           Holtz and Cornell "4A" foilist
           Clifford Rawn to protest that the
           grip Holtz was using, a "Martin-
           gale," was illegal. Rawn was los-
           ing, 3-2, at the time.
               Similar protests against H~oltz'
            weapon had been lodged at other
            competitions, but thle rulings had




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