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THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Thursday, Septerber 4, 1975
By JIM TOBIN way to continue from east to
Geddes Road, beginning out west, but the road slants down
east of U.S. 23 in the semi-rural toward the University Towers,
expanse between Ann Arbor and toward the fraternity and soror-
Detroit's far-flung western-most ity houses clustered at the corn-
suburbs, winds its way toward er of Washtenaw and South Uni-
the campus past the dignified
homes and stately trees of some
of the city's wealthiest neigh-
borhoods. An abrupt rise in the
road brings the traveler to the
tip of Nichols' Arboretum a n d
suddenly, the city is withinI
reach. The Burton Bell Tower,,
the Graduate Library, t h e
Physics and Astronomy Build-
ing, the looming Tower Plaza
reflecting the sun all lie in view,
But Geddes is rather mischiev-
versity, now the Bell Tower
stares from the north, the stol-
id Hill dorms which had tempt-
ed from the front now stand at
one's right, the stores of South
University have come out of
hiding and lie at one's feet.
ALL HAS changed in a f e w
steps - the impression h a s
vanished, a new outlook d e-
It is a city of such shifting,
one descends the incline ' turning, tantalizing
town and campus, t h e I always frustrating
changes. One expects the 1 ating the dweller.
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Daily Photo by KEN FINK
THERE ARE A FEW places around the city where this kind of view can be appreciated. Burton Bell Tower, the Graduate
Library, the Physics and Astronomy Building, and University Towers can all be seen from the ninth tee of the University golf
course. The view portrays Ann Arbor's blend of city and parks.
AND THE college freshperson campus and business district. on Parkway, back to the Huron, , BUT THE campus is import-
is probably the one most assault- These are old, old homes on then over to nudge the med-' ant to all these disparate reg-
ed by this barrage of paradox quiet, brick-paved streets. It ical campus. Rolling and green, Iions, for it gives Ann Arbor its
and contradiction. He or she seems like an earlier time here, North Campus gives' ths impres- 'specialness, its unique fla-or, si
first must face the "G r e a t like a time not so worried and sior of a future, controfled en- distasteful to some and delight-
University" - its power, i t s hasty. Down near the railroad vironment, not at all inpleasant, ful to others. The University has
bureaucracy, its beauty, i t s tracks is the Gandy Dancer res- but a little scary in its perfec- a central effect, or is of ceia
ugliness, its sheer, overwhelm- taurant in the old railroad sta- tion. tral importance to any, mvan
ing size. When one feels smugly I tion, where a faithful crowd Coming back on that campus neople in the city, and her peo-
comfortable with that cnallenge used to gather on Sunday morn- bus, another scene grabs t h e ';ple is what make Ann A r b o r
after a week of classes, another ings in autumn to welcome home viewer, especially at night. It is so remarkable.
advances - it is the city itself, Fritz Crisler's football teams the looming medical complex ' On a Saturday afternoon Saurly
that startling amalgamation of ' thirty years ago. It's a c o y which glows up on the Hill, ' University is a menagerie.
rich, poor, brilliant, ignorant, quarter where dogs lie in the consisting mostly of University Freshpeople won't believe it -
black, white, reactionary, a n d shade and life is a drowsy Sun- Hospital. This impressive, pre- the contrasts are stunning. The
radical. day afternoon, sumptuous, glittering fortress is somber, senior University pro-
The challenge appears w h e n Moving east and north o u t the vision I have when hearing fessor is here, the street person
that freshperson realizes d e e p Plymouth Road, the new Arn about the University's supposed with the inevitable, "Hey man,
down , that this is the place , Arbor takes over, such a stark prestigious reputation all over can you spare a nickel or a
where he or she will eat andjchange from the very oid. the world. It just looks so im- dime?" the middle-aged person
sleep for four years walk, smell|Gleaming corporation neadquar- portant up there - that Erner- shopping for shoes, the bright-
the air, feel the cold and heat ters appear at every glance - ald City staring out over t h e eyed, iconoclastic, rather self
for four years, where he or shejParke-Davis, Climax Molybede-. Huron River: a visual symbol of conscious young prof, the soror-
will learn, love and hate for the num, Bendix. These are the the University in all is might, ity girl, the 1968 freak, the UOTC
next four years. And here in companies which fled Detroit in like it or not. student, the high school junior
this place which prompts so the past twenty years, giving Central campus becomes so trying hard to blend in, the old-
many to say over and over with Ann Arbor a new look and Gut-'tediously familiar over t h e er student from the law
wry disbelief: "Only in A n n look as an industrial as well as months that we cease to .u* ceI school - looking seriohs and re-
Arbor!" academic brain center. Crowd- its blend of old and new, drab-' spectable - the paunchy alum-
Geographically, it is wonder-, ing the corporations are acres Tess and charm. From the gothic ni taking the family into Orange
fully various. The heart of the of shopping center, parking lot, Law Quad to the Physics and Julius after the football game,
city, comprised of names iike and apartment complex, high- Astronomy monolith to oput1wt the pair of well-dressed execu-
Detroit Street, Broadway, and lighted by that home of "Sun- Rackham to the startling orange tives heading for a University
Main, lives on as old Ann Ar- day dinner with the folks," Win f LSA Building, the Univer-stv's conference. And of sourse, Snak-
bor, insulated from the teeming Shuler's. architecture is an incredible ey Jake.
------ -- -_mixture-we all know it so well, Freshpeople may 1- eve thought
WE BACKTRACK here and hit vet sometimes don't even see it. of Ann Arbor as a Sixties-ish
Jinn Tobi ais an assistant North Campus, the edging fron-1 hotbed of radicalism. Perhaps it
night editor at the Daily whose tier of the University. Fresh- LOOKING SOUTH and cast is. But like the trip dawn Ged-
irst ey-opening experiences of people, on their first b is r I d e toward the meandering residen- des Road, a few months in Ann
A nn Arbor oecurred one year: through it, will be awed by its tial streets of the dignified Arbor destroys narrow percep-
a o this month. size, sprawling across the Hur. Burns Park and the well-to-do tions of the place.
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portions of beef and Iamb. It is lightly seasoned and
cooked to sear the outside so that the iuice and flavor
are sealed inside. The meat is cooked to order on the
Autodoner, which gives it that "charcoal like" flavor.
Served with Raw Onions, Tomatoes on Greek Pita
SHISH-KA-BOB SANDWICH Succulent, marinated
Greek "Ka-Bobs" broiled to perfection and nestled
between thick wedqes of our own special Greek Pita
Bread. Served with Onions and Tomatoes.
GYROS PLATE A fine meal in itself, served on a plate
with agenerous portion of meat, Row Onions and
MOUSKA Sauteed egg plant and potatoes covered with
a generous layer of pure ground beef and our special
seasoning, then topped with special cream sauce.
PASTITSIO A hefty portion of pure ground beef and
tender macaroni, slowly baked with a delicate cream
DOLMADES-"STUFFED GRAPE LEAVES" Made with
ground beef, mived with rice, wrapped in grape leaves
and topped with a special lemon sauce.
SPINACH PIE - Fresh Spinach mixed with Greek
COMBINATION PLATE- Pastitsio, Mousaka, Dol-
modes. Spinach Pie, and Gyros.
DAILY SPECIAL DINNER-
after 5 -00 p m., Sundays and Holidays after 12:00 noon
GREEK SALAD SOFT DRINKS
GREEK PASTRIES COFFEE
HOMEMADE YOGURT RICE PUDDING
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neighborhoods east of Washte-
naw Road, we- witness the plush
homes of the University's fa-
culty, many of Ann Arbor's cor-
porate executives.* Most students
never even become aware of the
existence of this area, so foreign
is its atmosphere from thit of
the volatile, humming cimpus.
Like old Ann Arbor, the roads
are soft and quiet here, but with
overtones of prestige, of subur-
ban tranquility. Much mare do
they resemble suburbs of Detroit
like Gross Pointe and Bloom-
field Hills than the buitging
numbered avenues of downtjwn
PERHAPS one expects a stag-
nated student body, gone total-
ly sour on the radical principles
of a few years past. One will
not find it. Many remain deter-
mined in that path as some saw
in the Third World Coalition
Council sit-in at the Administra-
tion Building last year, or in the
work of the Young Spartacus
Perhaps heor she expects 40,-
000 wild-eyed revolurionaries,
bent on waging a twen'y-four-
hour-a-day battle to over,[hrow
the administration 'ind govern-
ment. One will not find them.
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Moving west we encounter the Tell him or her to watck the
land of the tenant, the broad fans at the Ohio State g a m e
swath south and west of t h e this fall, because only there will
campus where most dwellers are one see such a mass wit's such
renters. Sweeping up alongside i a common goal. To a certain
Packard toward downtown, t h e extent students have cooled
area is one of old homes a n d down - now med school is that
small apartment buildings, car- pie-in-the-sky.
rying a distinct flavor of the Perhaps one expects cozy sem-
nearby campus, of 'he "college inars with ten other students in
community." Not' beautiful, but the professor's living room, dis-
not unpleasant. Lived-in. cussing Descartes over wine and
Farther west, appropriately, cheese. You won't find this ei-
is the west side, the less well .o- ther, at least not for a couple
do side of town. Out here along of years. Too many introductory
West Liberty and Miller Road, level lectures crammed to the
things seem almost rural, as in- door in Angell A or the MLB.
deed things are a few m il e s The burden of educators here is
further west. Again, these quiet, the University's crushing size -
brooding streets seem incon- and its companion bureaucracy
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BUT IF one expects that, bur-
eaucracy to overwhelm him or
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315 .s :cation, they will also be sur-
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