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Page B2 6 - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, September 5, 1985
Marketssuly munchies

By JANICE PLOTNIK
Cramming for exams inevitably
becomes a part of every student's
study habits, and late-night munchies
and a caffeine fix are indispensable
for those all-nighters.
Once in to the dorm, stocking up on
food is a top priority. Because dorm
cafeterias aren't open for late-night
snacking and one can only take so
much of the candy machines, stocking
up is advisable.
Blue Front and Campus Corner on
State Street and Packard Road. carry
just about everything on the average
student's shopping list. They're near
South and West Quads and are a
popular place to stop for a Coke on the
way to a football game.
WHITE Market on East William
has a small-town atmosphere. It has
all the name brands without 101
aisles, and its proximity to Angell Hall
makes it a campus favorite.
Stop-n-Go, open 24 hours, is the
place to go for the late-night food
runs. Conveniently located in the
same building as Taco Bell, Stop-n-Go
carries everything a midnight mun-
chaholic could crave.
And for those living on "Greek Row"
on Washtenaw, Village Corner and its
impressive selection of fine wines is
only a few minutes away on South
University.
Krogering is a regular activity for
many University students. This
supermarket has some of the best
food buys available. Just hop in a car
or get a few friends together to share
a taxi, and shop a few miles down the
road at Kroger's.
For ready-made subs, ice cream,
deli meats and cheeses, or any other
quick foods, the Wolveirne Liquor and
Deli Shoppe on South Main is the place
to go.

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Co-ops
offer a
variety of
fresh food

By NADINE LAVAGNINO
Maybe the wide array of dorm specialties like minute
steaks and rubber pancakes does not whet your appetite.
If wheat cakes, tofu, and bean sprouts sounds better, the
People's Food Co-ops are the place to go when dinner is
unfit for human consumption.
With the 1980s fitness craze, the three People's Co-ops in
Ann Arbor are gaining a wider appeal and have increased
membership and shoppers since the 1960s. "The Co-op is
not a bunch of hippies off the deep end," said Paul Got-
tschalk, manager of the food co-op at 212 N. Fourth
Avenue.
"THERE ARE a wide range of people from all areas of
the community involved which meet the specific needs of
people," he said.
The food is in bulk barrels, tubs, and bins. Shoppers
measure and weigh the items themselves which cuts down

on consumer cost. "And the quality is better" than at
grocery stores, Gottschalk said.
ALTHOUGH THE co-ops specialize in fruits and
vegetables, both fresh and dried, natural flavored soda,
wheat, and tofu products, they also sell goodies like
Haagen Das ice-cream and yogurt.
A food co-op is a business owned and controlled by its
members who pay $10 to join, and operates soley for the
benefit of its members. Non-members may also shop at
the co-ops, but non-working members save five percent on
their purchases, while members who work four hours per
week at a food co-op get 15 percent off.
In addition to the food co-op on Fourth Avenue, there are
two others, one at 211 E. Ann Street, and one at 722
Packard Road.

On guard! Daily Photo by DAN HABIB
Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism joust in Regents
Plaza. If a warrior is hit in a leg, he or she must feign leglessness and fall
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24-hour tellers offer quick cash

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is the "Cash Fund," which limits the
number of free checks per month to
three. There is no monthly service
charge but the incentive to maintain a

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$1,000 balance is 6.75 percent interest
rate. A balance below $1,000 earns 5.50
percent interest.
Both checking accounts and the
savings account have unlimited ac-
cess to the 24-hour teller, which is on
the magic line. However, there is a $1
charge for using ATM machines other
than Great Lakes.
Overdraft charges are $12.
" Michigan National - Offers three
checking accounts - all with access
to magic line teller machines. It
charges 26 cents for each withdrawal
from 24-hour tellers and 44 cents to
use another bank's machine.
Its normal checking account
requires a minimum of $249 to main-
tain free service. Below the minimum

there is a service charge of $5 and 34
cents a check. Overdraft charges are
$15.
"National Bank of Detroit - Not on
the magic line so it is somewhat less
popular among students because they.
don't have many 24-hour tellers. They
are on the cirrus line which has
machines all over the country.
$299 is required to maintain a'
checking account free of charge.
To avoid a $5 service charge on
checking accounts, a balance of $299
must be maintained. They do not
charge per check when the balance
dips below the minimum. Overdraft
charges are $10.
* UniversityCredit Union - A very
popular banking service among
University employees. The Credit
Union is controlled and owned by its
members and the money is invested
within the University community. It is
a non-profit financial cooperative.
They offer everything from money
market draft accounts to simple
checking accounts.
Overdraft charges are $9.

Democrats
lobby for
affordable
housing

(Continued from Page 3)
The Fifth Ward has just recently
shifted to the Democratic side, as
popular incumbent Kathy Edgren
soundly defeated her Republican op-
ponent by more than 1,000 votes in last
April's election. University librarian
Doris Preston, another Democrat, is
the ward's other representative.
Although the council has ultimate
authority over major policy decisions,
the day-to-day operation of the city is
seen to by city administrator Godfrey
Collins and his assistants. The council
operates on a part-time basis.
Mayor Edward Pierce, 55, is a local
family doctor who has long been in-
volved in Ann Arbor and state politics.
Pierce, like most city Democrats,
feels that affordable housing is a key
issue.
Pierce said that due to the large
transient student population, Ann Ar-
bor has a housing crunch and poor
tenants tend to be pushed out of the
market.
"We should try to do anything in our
power to lower housing costs," he
said. "There's no place where the
poor can live here. We should not
become a community of one economic
class."
The Republican response to
demands that the city encourage less
expensive housing is that there really

isn't a serious housing problem,
Deem said.
The two parties also differ on their;:,.
approaches to economic develop-
ment. The Republicans have, tagged
the Democrats with an "anti-
business" label, while the Democrats
say the Republicans give wealthy
landlords and developers anything
they want.
A classic example of the conflict oc-
curred several years ago when the
then-GOP city council approved a
million dollar tax abatement for
Warner-Lambert to attract the com-
pany to Ann Arbor. The Democrats
charged that the move "gave away
the store," while the Republicans said
the tax abatement brought jobs to Ann
Arbor.
But whatever the labels, it's clear
that the Democrats tend to be wary of
development and obvious pro-
business measures like tax abatemen
ts, while the Republicans fight attem?.,
pts to significantly increase the city's*
role in helping low-income residents.
Peterson, a Democratic socialist,
has been one of the most ardent sup-
porters of encouraging affordable
housing. "I think we should direct the
policy toward the low-income com-
munity," he said. "Often projects that
are touted as income producers don't
trickle down."

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Students seek work to ensure cash flow
(Continued from Page 5)

For those who enjoy the nightlife,
campus bars offer employment for
students who are at least 18. Working
at a bar has the double advantage of
keeping days free for classes and
studying, and a little extra income
from the tips. The drawback is that
one may have to work until 2:30 a.m.
Restaurants can also provide quick
cash, but tips vary. Good tips depend
on the ability of the waiter or
waitress as well as the time of year
and the shift, Kelly said.
"HALF IS the individual and half is
the way they're scheduled," he said.
Freshmen have an added advan-
tage at many places around town,
because they usually will be around
for several years. "I like hiring
freshmen. I can keep them for four
v-nr " nnkn aid

Student Employment Office,
suggested that students check with
various departments within the
university for job openings because
many departments do not post them.
"All departments hire students for

temporary work. To a great extent
they aren't posted so students have to
take the initiative," Hoey said.
The libraries on campus and the
dorm cafeterias also enploy students,
and are conveniently located.

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