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The right to vote is something which all American
citizens should hold dear. With the Michigan
Primary today, everyone should take part in the
democratic process.

It's deja vu all over again for the filmgoer taking in
American Me. The film takes tired actors, tired
plot lines, and tired dialogue to form a movie
which could best be described as...

With the hockey and basketball teams entering
their stretch drives, football season seems like a
long way away. But with spring practice opening
yesterday, September is just around the corner.

Today
Mostly cloudy
High: 42, Low: 24 ...
Tomorrow
Partly cloudy; High 37, Low 22

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Tsongas
a:
asks 'U'
for return
to Values i.
by Hope Calati
Daily Staff Reporter
Former Massachusetts Sen. Paul'
Tsongas concluded his campaign for
the Michigan Primary with an appeal
to students to return to values
espoused by President John
Kennedy in two speeches at the
Michigan Union.
More than 1,000 people attended
Tsongas' first speech and hundreds
For Tsongas interview, see Page 2
were turned away from the Union
Ballroom.
Tsongas began by recalling his
experience in the Peace Corps. "That KENNETH SMOLLER/Daily
was when the United States stood Above: Democratic presidential candidate Paul Tsongas speaks at the
for something called values and Union Ballroom last night to garner support for the primary today.
principles," Tsongas said. Right : LSA senior Kathy Paige pets "Fritz Mondale Kelley." The dog is an
See TSONGAS, Page 2 active campaigner for Democratic presidential candidate Jerry Brown.
Students cash in on primary
Mock stock market yields profitsfor Tsongas and Clinton
by Hope Calati
Daily Staff Reporter The 53 investors in the Michi- original $10 Clinton investment in
Presidential candidates can be gan Market are putting money on the Democratic Nomination Mar-
bought and sold by anyone with a former Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton ket. He said he agreed with
modem and a handful of cash and Former Massachusetts Sen. Mackie-Mason that IPSM teaches
courtesy of the University of Iowa. Paul Tsongas. people how to trade.
University students in Eco- Traders invest between $5 and LSA senior George Peng said he
nomics 453 have cashed in on the $500 in the candidate or candidates thought the market was an accurate
Michigan Market of the Iowa Polit- who they believe most likely to representation of the stock market.
"Markets are supposed to be effec-
'The market is supposed to reflect the tive. You can't beat the market un-
general percentage, but it doesn't. Prices are less you have inside information,"
kind of shaky. You can almost predict the Peng said.
prices if you're kind of sharp., IPSM is more reliable than tradi-
prcsfyu'ekndo hap'tional polls, said co-creator Bob

Candidates make last
push befiore primary
Associated Press "funneling money to his wife's law Asked by a reporter in Sterling
Candidates running for president firm for state busines's." Heights whether he thought he and
turned up the heat yesterday in the But Clinton, still visibly angry at Clinton would come to blows after
Midwest, as anticipation leading up Brown's attacks, denied the claims Sunday's debate, Brown said, "I
to today's Michigan and Illinois Monday at Wayne Memorial High had that thought for about a sec-
primaries mounted. School in Detroit. ond."

"I think he should be ashamed,"
Clinton said.
The matter raises more doubts
that Clinton can be elected, Brown
said. "This business of a scandal a
week is not good for the
Democratic Party. They have those
bush-league politics in Arkansas,
but that won't work in the big
leagues."

Buchanan, ignoring a couple
dozen sign-waving protesters, told
Central Michigan University stu-
dents a vote for him would "send
Washington a message to wake up."
He criticized the president's for-
eign policy, saying his vision of a
"new world order" risks dragging
the United States into "all the quar-
See PRIMARY, Page 2

Brown says
make vote
a message
by Lauren Dermer
Daily Staff Reporter
Today's primary is a chance for people in Michigan
to say they want their jobs back, as well as their envi-
ronment and universities, Democratic Presidential
hopeful Jerry Brown said in a speech last nighLt.
"People in Washington have lost touch of what has
happened right here in Michigan, the industrial cen-
ter," Brown said to a crowd of more than 1,750 at
Michigan Theater. "This election is about how dedi-
cated the people of Michigan are to keeping their jobs
and how separate people like Tsongas, Clinton, and
Bush are to what is happening here."
Brown stressed the need for a rebirth of American
thinking and the importance of strengthening educa-
tional institutions.
"We can do almost anything. There is not resis-
tance, only stagnation in Washington," Brown said.
"We'll tell (Bush) this country is about life, liberty,
and actually pursuing happiness."
LSA junior Chris Terry said Brown's issue-focused
campaign attracted him to the speech.
"I'm a Buchanan supporter and (Brown's) the only
Democrat I'm willing to listen to because he's not
middle of the road - he has a position that he's will-
ing to take," Terry said.
See BROWN, page 2

around the clock, therefore traders
ical Stock Market (IPSM) created win. can react instantly to events on the
by faculty members at the Univer- "Its a very well run stock market campaign trail.
sity of Iowa. Economics Prof. Jeff ... It is very realistic," Mackie- Traditional polling devices re-
Mackie-Mason is using the market Mason said. quire an average of three days to
to illustrate stock exchange LSA senior Colin Raymond has execute, Forsythe said.
principles to his students. seen a 60 percent increase in his See MARKET, Page 2 s

MSA hopefuls
decide details,
gear up to win
spring electiRon
by Robin Litwin
Daily Staff Reporter
Michigan Student Assembly candidates met last
night to go over last-minute campaign details and pick
the order they would appear on the ballot.
The Michigan Moose Party will remain on the ballot
although the presidential and vice presidential
candidates resigned last week.
LSA junior Carrie Pittman, election director for
MSA, said she hopes the election runs as smoothly as
last year and outlined strategies MSA is using to
increase voter turnout this year.
"We've really been trying to publicize it," Pittman
said. "One thing we've been trying to do is to have all
the poll site hours covered by making sure there are
enough workers there. This will increase accessibility to
the poll sites and make voting easier for the students."
Pittman also said the decision to overturn the rule
limiting the time candidates can campaign before the
election will also help to publicize MSA more.
"I think it's a really good idea. Two weeks before an

Meal options: a
plus for students,
a minus for staff

by Loretta Lee
Daily Staff Reporter
The nine and zero-meal plans
gave more than 2,900 students
roughly $900,000 in Entrde Plus
credit, but also created new prob-
lems for students and food service
-staff in the cafeterias - such as
longer lines and food shortages.
Since 30 percent of the money
given back to students came from
extra raw food costs, the Housing
Division and the Union began week-
end consolidation to offset the other
70 percent, said Larry Durst, Busi-
ness. Manager of Residence
Operations and Student Residences.

One part of the consolidation has
limited the number of residence hall
cafeterias serving meals from Friday
dinner until Sunday lunch.
"By saving that money from
weekend consolidation we were able
to give that money to students who
wanted to eat on Entrde Plus," Durst
said.
But weekend consolidation has
also resulted in longer lines and food
shortages for some residence hall
cafeterias.
Shannon Moore, Student food
service coordinator for Stockwell
Residence Hall, said Friday dinners
See MEALS, Page 2

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