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Tutor Backs Jailed Harvard Extension School Student

By Dan McGuire
Associate News Editor

Since a student at Harvard Extension School was sentenced to jail last Tuesday, a tutor in Harvard's visual and environmental stories program, Jack E. Leuders-Booth, has declared his support for her. Toni Marie Angeli was working on a class project entitled "Innocence in Nudity" which contained three pictures in which her four-year-old's genitalia was visible.

The developer, Zona Photographic Laboratories, called the police. Angeli was arrested after she threw a lamp at a Cambridge Police in the ensuing confrontation. "I think this all followed from a misjudgment on the part of the photo lab," Lueders-Booth said. "She was a bright, enthusiastic student I would welcome her back this semester." [The Harvard Crimson]

Publisher sues Northeastern SGA

A publisher of a college phone book has filed a civil suit against Northeastern University and Northeastern's Student Government Association. Gary Dinowitz, president of Collegiate Specialty Advertising Company, charges that the University reneged on a contract signed by current Student Government President Cris Schoeneberger to provide the names and phone numbers of students. Dinowitz says that he has lost $10,000 as a result of the disagreement. University officials argue that Schoeneberger did not have the power to sign such an agreement and that it is against university policy to turn over such information without students' consent. [The Northeastern News]

Oil spill at Boston University

Environmental officials announced last Thursday that Boston University was responsible for a spill which pumped less than 1,000 gallons of oil into the Charles River. The University has accepted responsibility for the spill, which occurred when an 20,000-gallon underground heating oil tank sprung a pinhole-sized leak. The Environmental Protection Agency says that the spill poses no long term threat to the river. [The Daily Free Press]