Page 10 -- The Michigan Daily - Monday, March 16, 1987
Some people think they can fool
all the people, all the time.
On March 17-18, the campus will vote on two
questions about PIRGIM. Both questions look
like they support PIRGIM.
But only one will
PIRGIM. The other will
The save-PIRGIM question
3000 students signed petitions to put it on the
ballot to save PIRGIM.
The kill-PIRGIM question
put on the ballot by PIRGIM opponents to deceive
PIRGIM supporters into voting to kill PIRGIM.
Proposal B asks, should PIRGIM
be funded by a $1.25 fee which would
be refunded to students who don't
wish to pay it? Without the resources
from this type of fee, PIRGIM will not
be able to continue its work at U-M--
work that includes women's safety/
SAFEWALK, toxic waste cleanup, and.
Proposal C Kills PIRGIM:
Proposal C proposes a "positive checkoff'
system, which is like a bucket drive in the
registration line. Five PIRGIM chapters in
Michigan have had positive checkoffs; all
five have died. In fact, a national study by
a college administrator shows that over
50 percent of all PIRGs with positive
checkoffs die within three years. Even
PIRGIM's opponents admit that PIRGIM
would die at U-M with a positive checkoff.
fighting world hunger.
PIRGIM will die.
Without the fee,
So Don't Be Deceived.
On March 17-18,
VOTE YES ON B
Paid for by Campus Friends of PIRGIM and PIRGIM, 4107 Michigan Union
Members of Campus Friends of PIRGIM:
Prof. Bunyon Bryant, Natural Resources, co-chair
VOTE NO ON C
Karen Kelley, President, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority
Prof. Ann Larimore, Residential College
Linda Lowry, Women's Law Student Association