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Page 8 - The Michigan Daily/New Student Edition - - Thursday, September 7, 1989

On a clear day, you can see
forever.., the view fromi the
Bell1 Tower shows the size of
the Ann Arbor campus. This
scene overlooks the Alumni
Building on the left and the
Michigan League on the right.

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ANN ARBOR:

from the Burton Tower,

On the other side, the view
shows us the metropolitan
side of the same city as you
look down East Liberty
Street, with its many shops,
stores, and yes, parking
structures.

Ainn Arbor trivia; pursuing the facts

"By Stephanie Riley
Daily Special Writer
jRecently, a friend invited mue to
play a new game, Ann Arbor Tri ial
kPursuit. I thought it would be easy
*since I had spent four years here in
;Ann Arbor. However, there is
virtually a plethora of inforiation
About Ann Arbor which has bee-.
made into trivia questions.
{ It's played just like the reguiai
'game except your gamne piece is a
glove compartment with six parkii g
tickets. The object is to pay thef-
gaff by answering questions correctly,

T1he first jm-sfit to get rid of all their
tickets, wins. Half way trough the
gande I was hoping Ii patikiiug
aurnesty.
Facts LUriiA up about the town
which I £lCvei kni.w existe. For in-
stance did you know thnat the poets
Robert Prost anid W. f-1 Auden both
resicAat oi u piiit in AAni Arbor.
That. was the arien-i to my lutst
4ucstioii tthe 1 itt dtattu, 4at.;gOly,
SO I ns~ed the lIIIL J0ul. voimig.
illy uppoitiit i u-I tuo. tHis qucs'
tion was easy houugh. How nmary
people live in Anni Arbor? Anyone

kiiows the population of Ana Arbor
is 108,774.
T he score was 5 parking tickets
to 6. This isn't a game. It's real life.
1 have too a any parking tickets that
I caiimt get rid of! If I just concen-
trate.-- Why isn't there a restaurant
categoiy? I could answer all of those.
My big; Chance to tie the game
camne when I landed on the geogra-
phy spac.e, Ann Arbor is home to
oixc of thetfew glass-roofed shopping
arcades in the country. What is its
name? That's easy! Nickels Arcade.
It was built in 1915 and the owls on

the walls are there to scare pigeons
away.
My opponent was up again and
he got a history question: The orga.-
nization of the Peace Corps were an-
nouniced by whom, when and where?
I almost majored in history so 1
should get this one. On October i2}
1960 President John F. Keinnedy
made the announcement on the steps
of the Michigan Union.
Now an opportunity to take the
lead with a science and nature ques-
tion. What's the average tempera-
See Trivia, Page 15

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Which Ann Arbor restaurant was formerly the
Michigan Central Railroad Depot'?
Which downtown buiiding 's renovation took
longer than the originai construction in 1927?
Ann Arbor's 1st bank robbery was in what year?
Which Ann Arbor book store is widely
considered the best in the country?
The U-M hospital has approximately how
nmany miles of corridors?
Ann Arbor was recently ranked the 3rd best
city for what sport'?

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