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September 10, 1981 - Image 55

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The Michigan Daily, 1981-09-10

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The Michigan Daily-Thursday, September 10,
The Michigan Daily
begins 92nd year as
'U' student newspar
By LORENZO BENET plans to publish a new, extensive duties required tp p
Every September, the Michigan weekly Arts magazine; the next day.
Daily holds a recruiting meeting, and . Business department: Business This fall, Daily e
about 100 potential Woodwards and staff handles the financial, advertising, will be working ons
Bernsteins attend. But only about a and circulation of the paper; ts, including eff
half-dozen stay long enough to see their * Editorial Page: Each day the Daily newsroom with
names get in print more than a few publishes opinion pieces addressing minals. The newsp
times.o local, national, and international issues begin a large prom(
Rasons for thensighdattrii te which reflect the views of the Daily increase circulation
vary. Some students find it difficult to staff. Some stands on issues are all business, howev
carry a full course load and give 100 decided at editorial board meetings provides ample opp
percent to an extra-curricular activity, during which all staff members can lasting friendships.
Others become frustrated beacuse they voice their opinions. Editorial stands The Daily, which
are not assigned a story right away.
THOSE WHO stick it out, however,
usually find the Daily is one of the most
rewarding experiences of their college
Published six days a week, the Daily Published six days a week, the Daily offers
offers the opportunity to get out of the
classroom and to report on the people- nity to get out of the classroom to report o
and events that make the University and events that make the University tick.
and city tick.
For example, it is not uncommon for
a Daily reporter to sit down with
University President Harold Shapiro
and discuss the plight of the national
economy or the University's bleak
financial situation. Some sports repor-
ters follow the Michigan football team are then determined by vote. Writers around, shares
all over the country. Once you have may also submit an op-ed editorial Publications Bu
made a strong commitment to the which doesn't necessarily reflect the Michigan Ensian,
Daily, the story possibilities are opinion of the staff, and letters from book, and the Gar
limitless. readers are welcomed for publication. humor magazine.
THE DAILY, entering its 92nd year " News department: Most news re- All student publi
of publicaton, tends to attract many porters spend their time covering Board of Student
students who would like to become University and city events, and issues times a year. Alth
journalists. With a little luck, the in- relating to students and faculty. News some say on budg
vestment of time can pay off han- staff members are also asked to work no control over th
dsomely. Various former Daily writers one night a week to perform a variety of the publications.
have landed jobs and internships at the
Detroit Free Press, the Chicago
Tribune, and the Washington Post.
Others have entered top flight law
schools and areas of broadcast jour-
Students choosing to work for the
Daily .have several job options
available to them : I ~ht
" Sports department: Sports writers
cover virtually every Michigan sports
event, as well as some pro games.
" Arts department: Arts writers
cover campus and community films,
plays, and concerts. This all, the Daily

1981-Page 15-B
ut out the paper for.
ditors and reporters
a number of project;
orts to stock the
video display ter-'
paper also plans to
otional campaign'ta
rn. The Daily is not
ver, working there
portunity to develop
hpublishes all year
the opportu-
)n the people
S the Student
uilding with tho
the Student year-
goyle, a student-rUn
cations report to th'e
Publications th"eW
ough the Board has
etary matters, it hats
e editorial content of




.. -Photo by DAVID GAL
For many years now, the various divisions of our armed forces have inhabited their campus headquarters in
North Hall. Students interested in the military, as a part-time supplement to their income or as a full career, can
stop in and talk with the representatives. Many students participate in the campus unit of the Reserve Officers
Training Corp (ROTC).
rThe Yellow and Blue
(Editor's note-Every academic institution has a "school song," and like it or
not, "The Yellow and Blue" is ours. Nobody can really figure out the words
to our alma mater (though the melody is nice enough), but everybody sings
them during big sports events, come hell or high water. You'd better
remember the words to the first verse now, or forever limit yourself to the
bellowy "Haaallillil" near the song's end.)
Sing to the colors that float in the light;
Hurrah for the Yellow and Blue!
Yellow the stars as they ride through the night

And reel in a rollicking crew;
Yellow the field where ripens the grain
And yellow the moon on the harvest wain: -Hail!
Hail to the colors that float in the light
Hurrah for the Yellow and Blue!


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