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Olympic Torch Run
STACY RYAN/The Battalion
Jay Socol, the news director at KORA radio station, carries the
Olympic torch in the last leg of the Bryan-College Station Olympic
Torch Run. The Run began June 13 at the U.S. Olympic
Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., and will finish in San
Antonio on July 1 3 for the U.S. Olympic Festival.
The following incidents were
reported to University Police De
partment between June 11-18. .
Unauthorized Use of Motor Ve
hicle/Places Weapons Prohibited
Coke Street- An officer ob
served a motorist fail to stop at a
stop sign. A check of the vehicle
registration revealed the 1979 Ford
pickup was stolen from Robertson
County. During the inventory of
the vehicle, a dagger was found in
the map compartment. The driver
of the vehicle was transported to
the Brazos County Jail.
G. Rollie White Coliseum- A
suspect was found in Parking Area
89 in possession of stolen property.
The suspect was taken to Universi
ty Police Department and later to
the Brazos County Jail. After being
fingerprinted, the suspect smeared
the ink from his fingers across the
wall of the interview room. An ad
ditional charge of criminal mischief
Biological Sciences Building- A
red Murray 10-speed bicycle was
stolen from the west side of the
Sterling C. Evans Library- An
unattended Canon 35 mm camera
was stolen from a table on the fifth
Parking Area 40- The rear li
cense plate (TLP# 528-9UV) was
stolen from the rear bumper of
the victim's 1988 Chevrolet pick
Commons Building- A silver
ATB 10-speed bicycle was stolen
from the north side of the building.
McKenzie Terminal- Someone
entered an office and removed
$338 in cash and $413 in checks
from an unsecured safe.
Brayton Fire Field- Someone
damaged the lawn near the main
office by driving a motor vehicle
through the area.
University Owned Apart
ments- The victim reported his
vehicle had been struck by eggs
thrown from a pickup truck occu
pied by five individuals. The sus
pects were caught, and it was dis
covered two of the suspects had
previously been issued warnings
for the same type of activity.
Lounge C- Someone damaged
the shelf on a study desk and the
wooden frame on a red couch.
Vote threatened by
super collider audit
SSC misspent $216 million, report says
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
WASHINGTON - Super col
lider managers have allowed at
least $216 million in unreasonable
subcontractor expenses, the Ener
gy Department's inspector gener
al said in a draft report made pub
lic just two days before a crucial
An audit of $508 million in
contracts from fiscal 1989-1992
found 40 percent — or $216 mil
lion — of the spending represent
ed unnecessary or excessive costs,
the draft said. An additional $174
million in planned spending also
didn't meet guidelines for justi
The draft, released Tuesday by
the Project on Government Over
sight, also took issue with
$764,000 spent by the collider's
overseers — including $122,000
for employee morale, $56,000 for
tropical plants and $35,000 for a
Edward J. Siskin, general man
ager of the collider, denounced
the findings and denied any sub
contractor overruns. "There really
is no validity to that issue," he
Release of the internal report
by the Project on Government
Oversight, a non-partisan inves
tigative group that works with
comes at a critical time for the gi
ant atom smasher.
When the House takes up de
bate Thursday on the collider,
now estimated at $10 billion or
more to build, critics will mount
their annual fight to kill it. With
lawmakers anxious to prove their
willingness to cut federal spend
ing, the super collider is in peril.
The DOE document, which
comes on the heels of critical re
ports by the General Accounting
Office, could strengthen the
hand of critics who have long
contended that the super collider
is being poorly managed and is
"Unless costs are brought un
der control, there will remain a
risk that the SSC could substan
tially exceed its cost estimate and
lose public support," the inspec
tor general said in the draft be
ing circulated within DOE for
The report singled out one ma
jor subcontractor, Westinghouse
Corp., which charged taxpayers
$66,000 for expenses such as
country club dues, golf green fees,
first-class airfare and alcoholic
beverages. The charges were later
disallowed during an internal re
view. "That's something we
ought to get a gold star for," said
collider laboratory spokesman
Asked about the IG's report
White House budget directoi
Leon Panetta said it bolsters the
administration's decision to
stretch out collider funding bi
three years and further monitor
"I can't answer for the waste
that took place in the last admin
istration, but we do have to an
swer for any waste that takes
place in this administration," said
Panetta, who earlier this year rec
ommended killing the collider
"And I can tell you one of my
goals will be to very closely over
see spending in that area."
Siskin, who had not seen the
report, said project managers
have tightened spending controls
He blamed the critical report ona
DOE policy debate over fixed-
price contracts versus reim
Reimbursable contracts have
been the norm so far, with collid
er managers granting a contract
for one component of the wort
and later coming back and ex
panding the contract to include
additional work. In the case of
fixed-price contracts, all of the
work and the cost of the contract
is assigned up front.
Continued from Page 1
Within three months after finding out they were not granted tenure,
Stock and Hursey both found higher paying jobs.
As of July 18, Stock will be an assistant professor at the Pacific Grad
uate School of Psychology in Palo Alto, Calif.
"The school that hired me did so because of my knowledge in gen
der issues, and they said that my publication record was just fine,"
Stock said. "I am also being paid $14,000 more a year.
"I believe the University is shooting itself in the foot for letting so
many qualified people leave."
A petition on Stock's behalf with more than 100 signatures and over
30 letters was signed by undergraduates, graduate students and faculty
"I believe that the students need to be more public with their
views," she said. "If they are against something, they should let it be
Stock came to A&M in 1984 as a professor of psychology. She is
founder and faculty advisor of the University chapter of the National
Organization of Women (NOW). In 1992 she was named Feminist Ac
tivist of the Year in Texas.
An associate member of the International Academy of Sex Research,
Stock was interviewed last semester on the ABC-TV program "20/20"
for her pornography research. She also has been involved in commu
nity programs such as Phoebe's Home and the Rape Crisis Center for
the Brazos Valley.
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