Daily O'Collegian, 1993-02-18
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"-"- daily""-8 ; - j vol.90 no. 106 oklahoma stata university stlllwattr, ok nawaatand eric 25$ thuraday, fabruary 18, 19i3 clinton unveils economic plan washington (ap) prosl-dont clinton unvoted a toughor-than-expooiod oconomic program wednesday, asking americans to acccptoneof tho biggest tax increases in history curb massive budget deficits and finance cconomy-revl-talizatlon efforts. "tills economic plan cannot please everyone," said 60-minute address joint session of congress, "if this package is picked apart, there will bo something that anger each us. b ut if it taken as wholo, help all us." ,4wo can't keep on going way wo'rc said. 'so, i've offered different course. i think it's balanced, fair, bettor off." clinton's would spread pain almost universally, although well-to-do people hit hardest administration braced for stiff opposition following n negative reaction from wall street. thorrogramwouldimposohlghcr energy taxes every household with income more than $30,000. calculated uiat raise $71.4 billion by 1998. the startnext july at2.5 cents gallon gasoline, 2.75 per gallon of heating oil, and 8.75 cents thousand cubic feetof natural gas. it would incroasoover thrco years to triple those original figures. incomo tax rates jump significantly from 3 1 percent now 36 next year for families with taxable over $140,000 individuals $1 15,000. a 10 surtax which clinton had promised impose on millionaires bo applied $250,000. pay freeze put the million federal workers year, after that thoy allowed increases less than rato inflation. said congressional staffs should follow suit. taxes raised social security benefits retired couples earning more $32,000 $25,000. medicare payroll wouldbo required all earnings, compared present $135,000 limit ho mado 150 specific cuts in spending four totaling $253 billion, including $76 billion pentagon reductions $91 pensions automatic benefit programs. "i'll see tough page 2 universities cannot prevent teacher shortage - by michael overall senior stall writer whlloarccentstatoreportcallsfor higher education to help prevent a teachor shortage in oklahoma, an oklahoma state university official said tuesday that universities cannot lite jo campbell, associate dean tor academic affairs for tho college of education,saldpoorsalaries,notpoor training, will causo expected teacher shortage. thesouthcrnreglonal board's report predicts a shortage of middle school and high teachers in oklahoma by mid-decade. hie worst shortages will occur special education, languago arts, sciences, math foreign languages. the blames rising public schoolcnrollmentandongolngcfforts to rcduco class sizes for tho impending calls oklahoma's colleges universities encourage more education graduates teach state about half educated lcavo leach or do not at all, accord ing to tho report in a written statement, state chancellor hans drisch and superintendent sandy garrett said improved training for education students would direct more of uicm into teaching careers. "the better we can prepare teachers the challenges teaching, likely they ore remain profession," said. campbell only increased teacher salaries could prevent ex peeled shortage "wo (tho college education) can always improve, but wo already prepare every student with tho ability and desire to become a teacher," sho said. "but more teachers for nation than state. hie problem isnotcnoughof our students want teach in state," oklahoma's $27,034 averago teacher salary ranks 48th among 50 states, according state department of education reports. "education is not high priority right now this stale, so we aren't giving it prcstlgo sataries attract enough people that field," campbell "a person really has to bo altruistic decide go into teaching." garrett said tho stato's alternative teacher placement program, which allows professionals become teachers without receiving a education degree, will help aueviato predicted shortage "i am particularly hopeful that wo can attract degreed military retirees and others seeking second career teaching," sho said. campbell sold some second-career quit before end of their first semesters. "if thoy havs the necessary people skills they may do very well," sho said. "dut knowing a particular subject welldcwtproparoyoutocontrol class full of young people." stillwatersuperintendentwllliam hodges saldstlllwater will notsuffer from tho predicted state teacher shortage "it won't affect stillwater," "wo pretty well recruiting graduates coming out university (osu). it's going lo bo more rural problem." jbfcajbijkfflfll wsbjl siflitiheabbbbbbhlt. aaav .jl 8jbebn4gsfiaabbbbah steamed clean twutwitowiuaian enclsan technician raymond rowan cleans condenser tubes to remove water scale on the number four turbine at power plant wednesday. cool down turbines which produce electricity for university. u.n. officials halt aid operations in bosnia sarajevo,dosnla-herxcgovlna(ap) serb tanks bore down on a koy western suburb wednesday as un. officials halted aid operations and acc used d osnla's waning factions of using food political weapon. the offenslvo tho lost defensive lines was an apparent attempt to capture moreofthe capital before peace talks resume friday in new york between serbs, croats muslims. muslim-led governmenthasblocked from reaching sarajevo, accusing united nations ignoring besieged muslims eastern bosnia. con voys to tho region liave been halted by ethnic serbs. "i really regret that i have take this decision because wo trying help victims, ordinary people, and cannot do ," s adako ogata, the uk high commissioner for refugees, said in nairobi, kenya, announcing aid cutoff sarajevo eastern bosnia. action could increase pressure on officials sarajevo. if city began handing out food again, warehouses would be emptied eight 10 days. bosnia, an ostlmated 100,000 musllmsarotrappedbyserbslcges.thoald cutoff also will hit some serb-dominated towns. bosnian radio reported batdes throughout the republic and claimed 20 people were killed 60 wounded in an air raid on muslim-held carska, eastern town, kamenlca, near cerska, serb authorities said they unearthed 23 bodies from what thoy called a mass grave of massacred serbs. spokesmen for sabs muslims blamed each other disruption un. efforts. mrs. ogata said aid shipments would not resume without guarantees from all parties to safeguard and allow passage of food convoys. "wewanttogctthepartlestocooperate. wo want die international community realize how serious situation is," peter kessler, a un. official in zagreb, croatia. u.n. officials already had suspended flights tosarajevobecausethe government's boycott caused warehouses fill up with supplies. "we've gotten point now where have almost a 100,000 people who are starving todcathlnbcsicgedmusllm villages in eastern bosnia. and wo can no longer good conscience feed the serb-held next door, serb families, while muslim families just couplo of feet down tho road dying starvation," said sylvana foa, un, spokeswoman geneva. united nations it had delivered anaverageof20,000tonsof food.medlclne, . blankets other supplies to bosnia each month slncejuly.thesuspenslonwlllaffect sac page 2 students vote in favor of traditional family by markatta gregory stall reporter "last year, a group of college-bound high school students surveyed the national association student councils voted 586-96 in favor 'traditional' family," according to college press service. however, 1990, only 26 percent had one parent who worked and stayed home 'the family unit is backbone society, but structure can be different," setd paula gulllon, co-founder oklahoma stepfamllles. "it doesn't always mean mutt consist mother, father, chud today's society." gulllon pointed out that there are both advantages disadvantages when altered divoroe, thvaheuamktokdlemargngbtwen parents, lea tension, more attention from eaeh parent, mere present! mi being eared for larger chele people 1 feel good knowing tat my daughter has someone else ther stepmother she cn talk to," oumton scid. chris beniteg, fourth year industrial engineering i and management student, said, "now my parents telle to each other gel along just like brother sister," though benitez does not encourage divorce, he suggested that divorce while the children are young. "as a young person you aren't aware of what is happening," said. "when you're older can see trouble between your parents, it doesn't make happy because love botl parents." however, demetria sheely, fifth year marketing student whose divorced when she was four, said being unaware frustrating. "it difficult knowing going on," sheely "i knew father wasn't living with us &nymore,butldklf'tindrstemlwhy.lonlygotblts8ml pieces cn." gulllon must deal tho seme realm emotions as younger ones. "the only difference death have an ongoing reietkmehlp, don't think matters whet age uwtly3killhvkjt'mlv.'it'ifle,m evotimhh2 o'c.urrences the lata show... new club offers alternative for all ages. 8it pags 4. grapplars... osu le.kis on minnesota at hom ssfg8 5, warm!.. thursday: temparaturaa incraaaa to mkkhta. light rain after nightfall. s 4 bennett testifies in walters trial oklahoma city (ap) ousted tourism director j.b . bennett, whose allegations triggered state and federal investigations of gov. david walters' 1990 campaign, was among those testifying wednesday before a multl county grand jury. former okmulgee legislator, testified about an hour the jury, which picked up where investigators left off on questions funding activities campaign. bennettwaaflred as by 1991 andwsaccueadoni job-selling prompted fbi investigation, u.s. attorneys eventually said they found nothing to prosecute far violations are concerned turned iheir records over attorney general susan loving. ms, loving initiated jury investigation began stealing witnesses last august, fooueing excessive contributions, district bon mftcy's office has been mekung investigation. who coordinator arrived wttkle tto room 8 a.m. for m how, batoning it 1 15 r.m, he deolined eomment hie testimony, other then te sy, "i'm jttet heppy fee here," asked if stood his previow involving waken, sakl, "oh, yes. oil, yes."
|Title||Daily O'Collegian, 1993-02-18|
|Subject||Oklahoma State University-Students-Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals-Oklahoma; Stillwater, (Okla.)-Newspapers|
|Description||The student-run newspaper at Oklahoma State University from 1924 -|
|Publisher||Stillwater, OK; Oklahoma State University, 1924 -|
|Relation||The Daily O'Collegian|
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