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Hundreds dash to
W. German borde
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - go West.
East Germans made a last-minute Poland's Foreign Ministry
dash for the border yesterday, with firmed that some East German
more than 100 per hour reported at the West German Embas
crossing into Austria in fear the Iron Warsaw. About 150 East Gei
Curtain's hole to the West might were reported in the West G
close again soon. Embassy in Prague, Czechoslo
Hungarian authorities said they
had no plans to stop the exodus, The Vatican newspaper p
which has prompted East Germans Hungary's move, but a
in Poland and Czechoslovakia to Solidarity newspaper in Polan
1 seek refuge in West German em- tioned against Warsaw fol4
bassies in hopes they too will get to Hungary's example.
What's happening in Ann Arbor today
Ann Arbor Repertory Theater
- The Writing Company, read-
ing, Carytown Concert House,
12:30 p.m. Sun.
with Nicaraguan speaker, Friends
Meeting House, 6:30 p.m. Fri.
"Contradictions in the
Conservation Moovement in
Central America," Prof. John
Vandermeer, Guild House, noon
"The Magnetization of the
Lower Crust," University of
Wyoming Prof. Peter N. Shive,
new Chemistry Building room
1640, 4 p.m. Fri.
"Current Philosophy in
Japan," Tokyo University Prof.
Takashi Fujimoto, 2408 Mason.
Hall, 4 p.m. Fri.
"Do African Lakes Violate
the First Law of Limnology?"
Assoc. Research Scientist Susan
Kilham, 1046 Dana, noon Fri.
Overeaters Anonymous, Union
3rd floor, noon Fri.
Puerto Rican Association,
Trotter House, 7:30 p.m. Sat.
Michigan Chess Team,
Michigan League, 1 p.m. Sun.
Safewalk, 102 UGLi, 8 p.m.-
midnight, seven days a week.
by Kathryn DeMott
Daily staff writer
Admissions offices at the
University of Michigan and other
state colleges appear to be defying
logic this year
Though the population of 16 to
24-year-olds enrolled in high school
and eligible for higher education has
dropped sharply, 1989 college stu-
dent enrollment throughout the state
has made a dramatic surge. Some
universities, according to an Associ-
ated Press report, are breaking en-
Figures compiled by the U.S.
Department of Labor's Bureau of
Labor Statistics show that in 1977,
there were about 8 million high
school students between the ages of
16 and 24 years. In 1988, that figure
dropped to 6 million.
the seeming contradiction is
evident at the University of Michi-
Associate Director of Admissions
Ted Spencer said enrollment has in-
creased by only about 100 students
this year. However, given a decrease
in overall undergraduate applicants
from about 19,000 to 17,000 -
enrollnent has relatively shot up.
Spencer said he had expected en-
rollment rates to decrease for this
year. However, he said the Univer-
sity s recruiting efforts have targeted
more in-state students this year,
causing overall enrollment to in-
About 67 percent of students who
enrolled this year were from Michi-
gan, Spencer said, competd to re-
cent figures of 50 percent. Next ym,
he said officials expect close to 70
The admissions office is also
planning to purchase the names off
SAT lists and make an effort to ad-
dress those students more personally,
David James, director of admis-
sions at the University of Michigan.
Flint, attributed an enrollment in-
crease to development of the
school's facilites. "And the athletic
success of the University of Michi'
gan-Ann Arbor certainly did rot
hurt," he said.
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The Daily incorrectly reported the projected cost of the new parking
structure to be built at Ashley and William Streets. According to Reuben
Bergsman, the Downtown Development Coordinator, the projected cost of
the structure is approximately $7-8 million.
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