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Page 10- The Michigan Daily - Monday, February 12, 1990
The University of Michigan Union February 12 to February 18, 1990

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This is the perfect time to become involved in a rewarding volunteer
experience in health care with agencies such as these:
HOME CARE: Volunteers are needed to help as home health aides
for the sick, the elderly, and the developmentally disabled
CORNER HEALTH CENTER: Volunteer medical assistants are
needed in this clinic which provides health care to adolescents. Help
with patients and prepare educational materials for dissemination
HOSPICE OF WASHTENAW: The Hospice concept responds to the
special needs of terminally ill patients and their families. Caring
volunteers are needed and students in all disciplines are welcome
MICHIGAN TRANSPLANT HOUSE: Low-cost accomodations are
provided to transplant patients at the U-M Hospital and their families.
Welcome guests, provide an atmosphere of caring, and help patients
and families through their experiences
RN4AID MCDONALD OUSE: A home away from home for par-
e hos'e children are receiving medical care at Mott Hospital.
1 ! ioame and orient patients to the house and to Mott, and answer
l tionsndphone calls
A4these too;
A figmicr's Association,, American Lurng Association of Michigan,
Anerca Red Cross, Association for the Care of Children's Health,
Catnerlne McCadleyHealth Center, Children's Leukemia Foundation
digan, March of Dimes Birth Defects, National Kidney,
r oundation of Michigan, University of Michigan Hospitals, Veterans
Ai + idnistraion ter, Washtenaw County Public Healh:
v~ion -A T m,Ypsilanti Resource Center..
Asyoucan see,,o d eneeded in LOTS of places! Forimore
information (and to voluntecr!) please call the S.E.R.V.E. office at
936-2437I or stoby 2211 MichiganUnion.

One Student Looks at
Our Criminal Justice System
Court Watching is one of over 35 service-learning oppor-
tunities in Project Community. Sites include Criminal Justice,
Health, Education, and Chemical Dependency. Steve
Schlussel, Fall '89 Court Watching student, shares his impres-
sions with us:
"The article we read on transference of our childhood ways to
how we act now was very simple, but also very interesting.
Our assignment to compare the map that we had drawn in our
heads about the courtroom and to compare that to what we've
seen so far was extremely intriguing, because my father was
an attorney during most of my impressionable years. From
him, I got a view of the lawyers being very forceful and organ-
ized, as well as very fluent in their language. I have seen six
different attorneys and only one remotely fits this description.
Some have been very disorganzied as well as almost 'wimpy.'
I also have been amazed at the fact that the attorneys (except
for the questioning sequences) seem also unprepared. An-
other location on my map is how I perceived courtroom
atmosphere. I never expected to be the only person watching
a court case. Don't these people have family or friends?"
"Another view of mine that has changed is what I think of the judge. I
always pictured the man behind the bench to be a towering force in
the courtroom, with his gavel clenched in his hand, there was no
doubt who ran the show. The judges I have encou'ntered are old,
tired looking men who seem to battle the Sandman to stay awake
during the cases. These judges seem to slump back into their big
black chairs rather than sit at the edge of them and peer out over the
room with watchful eyes. The jury is another picture that I had that
has been completely altered, if not erased. The jury in movies seem
to be fascinated and cling to every word that is spewed into the
courtroom air. They even show emotion (shock, laugh.) What have I
seen? Half-juries, bored jurors, jurors who look at every part of the
room but what's going on, and jurors who can't sit still. How can this
be? Have my dreams been shattered? No, but I know why movies
aren't real, because if they based a film on what went on in the
Washtenaw County Courthouse, everyone's ideas would be severely
If this description makes you eager to find out more, stop by our office
at 2205 Michigan Union or call us at 3-3548 for more information.
Hours are Monday-Friday from 8-5.

On sale now
Open every day

Working with wood is wonderful,
but it will wound you if you work
without wisdom! Before you get
involved in the Student Wood-
shop, which is well-equipped for
cabinet and furniture making,
learn how to work safely by at-
tending a safety class at one of
the following times: Wednesday,
February 14th or Thursday,
February 15th, both from 3-5.
Call Kurt Vosburgh at 763-4025
for more information.

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The Student Organization Development Center (SODC) would like to invite interested students to apply for a
A Group Leader position with the 1990 Emerging Leaders Program. This eight week "non-credit" leader-
ship program is open to first year students every fall term. This fall's program will be held on Tuesday nights
from 6-8 pm from September 11 through October 30. Two sessions will be held, one on Central Campus
and one on North Campus with a total of 150 participants. In their weekly sessions, students deal with
topics such as time/stress management, leadership styles, and communication skills.
To make it all happen, Group Leaders are essential. They are responsible for planning and implementing
fall program workshops, facilitating discussions, and mentoring a small group of participants. Applicants for
the Group Leader positions will have demonstated an interest in helping others, dedication to extracurricular
activities, and enthusiasm. In addition, they must have exhibited leadership skills and an interest in learning.

A Lesson from Aloes
South African author Athol Fugard has
written a complelling portrait of a
society caught in the grip of a police
Thursday, February 1
Saturday, February 17
8:00 - Ann A bor Civic Theatre
David Bromberg and his Big Band
A cross-section of styles including folk,
bluegrass, country, Cajun, jazz, blues,
and rock. Wednesday, February 14
7:30 and 10:00 - The Ark
Alison Krauss and Union Station
Combining the zest of youth with
maturity beyond her years
Friday, Februanry 16
7:3 and10:00-TheArk
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
An absolutely first class" performance
FrIday, February 16
8:00 - Rackham Auditorium
"La theme"
The New York City Opera National
Company's production of one of
Puccini's best-loved operas.
Saturday, February 17
Sunday, February 18 8:00 <
Saturday, 2:00
and 8:00 Sunday - Power Center
Clarence Fountain and the 5 Blind Boys
from Alabama Legends in the continu-
ing history of gospel music
Saturday, February 17
7:30 and 10:00 - The Ark
Leonard Fein
Writer, teacher, the founding editor of
"Moment" magazine, and a former
professor at MIT and Brandeis
Tuesday, February 20
7:30 - Hillel
The Roches
The Roches sing like wise-cracking
Wednesday, February 21
8:00 - Power Cente
Monday-Friday, 11-2
How about lunch TODAY
at The U-Club
Monday-Friday, 4-8
One of the all-time g=aa Happy
Hours on this or any other campus
Monday Evening
Happy Hour Movie at 7:00 - "Three
Stooges Film Festival," $1.50
after 6:00
Tuesday Evening
Live Band, 9:30:
The Sun Messengers
Wednesday Evening
Live Band, 930:
Blues great Tinsle Ellis
Thursday Evening
UAC.$oundstage, 9:30:
U-M Jazz Band "A Night in Paris"

Friday Evening
New Music Night, 10:00-
with DJ Tom Simonian
Saturday Evening
Reggae Night, 10:00:
with DJ Tom Simonian
The University Club is a private club
for U-M students, faculty, staff,
alumni and their invited guests.
Only members of legal drinking
age may purchase alcohol.
ID required



U-M Dancers with an African Beat
n honor of Black History Month, Arts y resenting some very special pro-
ams, this week featuring the U- cers accomp by congo drums. Their direc-
t is Biza Sompa, currently a te er at the U-M Music ol but also known as a per-
f er in New York and Paris. e group will perform Thu ray, February 15 from
1 5-12:45. First have some 1 ch at the MUG or the U-Clu and then stop by the
Pen ton Room on the secon oor of the Union. The experie e will invigorate your
day an free!

Give a Needy Valentine
Some Flowers

Black Artists
Exhibit their Talents
Be sure to see this exciting art exhibit in honor of Black History Month
from now through February 23. Perceptions and Expressions 1990 is
an exhibit heralding the talents of U-M Black artists and is on display in
the Arts Lounge on the first floor of the Union. The Michigan Union
Arts and Programming Department, in conjunction with Minority Stu-
dent Services, is proud to sponsor the works of these gifted artists.

The U-Club knows how to reaUy -thri-> an cn' Va ntne .e r ho or
her a special dessert on Wednesday. Bi- sre to hav ourh tie U-
Club on the 14th, aqd try the Vaolentn' Dsert. The choices
are luscious: Double Choculate Tohi dh k
FREE Computer Accounts for Student Groups
One of the best things about being part of a MSA-recognized
student organization is that SOAS offers you an MTS request
account at no charge. MTS can be used for:
Conferencing on campus
*Messaging around the world
*Access to many database programs
* Printing magazines and newsletters *MORE!
Apply for an MTS account at the SOAS Office, G513 Michigan
Union, or call 763-5767 for more information.
P.S.- Your student group does not need to have an SOAS
account in order to get an MTS account through SOAS.

Blues Guitarist
Tinsley Ellis
Visits U-Club
When Tinsley Ellis was 14, he was
sitting in the front row at a B.B. King
concert in Miami Beach. King broke a
string on hislegendary guitar Lucille and
handed the string to Ellis. Fate sealed,
Ellis had no choice but to become a
blu guitarist himself. He is, and he still
has the string.
He was part of The Heartfixers, one of
the Southeast blues circuit's best bands,
dropping out of law school to play guitar
and i the band. Then he went
solo, needingto o hs own type of
music. He has developed a unique style
combining New Orleans style r&b,
James Brown rhythms, and a solid blues
foundation. His records are Georgia
Blue released in 1988 and Fannina the
Flames in 1989. He has turned up the
heat and "walks through life like he's car-
rying a can of gasoline and a lit match."
The British blues magazine Juke Blues
says there are three top white blues gui-
tarists in America today: Stevie Ray
Vaughan, Johnny Winter, and Tinsley
Ellis. Thafs a pretty impressive lineup.
Now you can see one third of the lineup
for yourself when Ellis comes to the U-
Club on Wednesday, February 14th at
9'30pm. It should be quite a show.

Usher for Major Events (and get in FREE!)
Here's the deal: you agree to usher for some spectacular
Major Events concerts and you get in free. Not bad. Just
come to the Mass Meeting on Thursday, February 15 at
7:30 in the Pendleton Room, second floor of the Union,
and find out all the details. Veteran Ushers who have ush-
ered at Major Events concerts in the past and New Ushers
who would like to start NOW are all welcome.


Michigan Union Board of Representatives is looking for students to sit
on its Advisory Board. MUBR offers
*leadership experience
*a direct working relationship with faculty, staff, and alumni
'practical experience in policy setting, public relations, and long range
*an opportunity to develop an understanding of and rapport with a
wide variety of individuals and groups
Applications are available now at the CIC Desk in the Union, at the
North Campus Commons Snack Bar, and at the Bursley Front Desk.
Applications are due Thursday, February 15th at 5pm. Turn them in
to Linda Tucker, Room 1310 Michigan Union.
This is your chance to represent the Michigan Union or the North
Campus Commons. Get Involved!

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