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2- The Michigan Daily - Monday, November 15, 1993

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security number are the reasons why a
shxetwould notreceive afotm by mail.
"If (students) don't receive a form
(in the mail), they can come in (to
OFA) and start over with a new appli-
cation," said Nowak.
"This is an important document
people should carefully fill out. Do-
ing a good job is critical," shie added.
The federal financial aid form is
especially critical to University stu-
dents because the University uses the
federal form to award state and insti-
tutional aid.
Nowak also emphasized that ifthe
form is not filed correctly it could
extend the waiting period for aid,
which may present a problem since
the financial aid office is already on a
two-month delay due to government
modifications in the qualifying and
applying process.
Despite the fall aid delays, Re-
newal applications will be arriving
soon. Students can look for informa-
tionaboutthe Renewal form in OFA's
newsletter, which will be sent to local
addresses. If there are any problems,
Nowak added, "Absolutely come in
and see (us). We're here to help."

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do more than they have been to im-
prove diversity on campus.
"We need to at least protect the
diversity we have," Smith said. "Ann
Arbor is a subtle racist town. We put
out a facade that we care, but it's no
further than cosmetic."
Students' Party candidates want
to reorganize MSA for a more active
grass-roots campaign.
Students' Party co-chair Devon
Bodoh said one particular focus ofhis
party is the Campus Sexual Assault
Victim's Bill of Rights that is cur-
rently being discussed in the state
House of Representatives.
"It's time for the administration to
takea stand on sexual assault," Bodoh
Michigan Party candidate Jeff
Alexander said he thinks his party
promotes diversity by the quality of
its candidates.
"We have your button-down con-
servatives, free-wheeling liberals and
the people in the middle," Alexander
said. "This creates discourse which
leads to better policy, which (in turn)
leads to better programs and their
eventual implementation."

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because the candidates can prove the
loss of their name would cause harm.
"They've been campaigning for
weeks under the name of Beavis n'
Butt-Head. Students wouldn't recog-
nize them without it on the ballot," he
The court also decided against the
two suits filed by the Beavis n' Butt-
Head party that claimed the assembly
could not prohibit the use of nick-
names and that the election should be
postponed because MSA did not post
a sample ballot.
Beavis n' Butt-Head candidate
Brent House said he was disappointed
with the court's decisions because
they were made by only three jurors.
"It seems to be a complete disre-
gard forourFirst Amendmentrights,"
House said. "The whole thing makes
us really mad because the Keg Party
did this to eliminate the competition."
Pava defended his party.
"If it hadn't been Brent or the
conservative party in disguise, we
wouldn't have filed that suit," Pava
said. "It's giving cool names a bad
Kight said he was surprised the
Keg Party challenged the name with
such seriousness afterlastyear's light-
hearted attempts to bring other par-
ties before CSJ for the same charges.
"I don't like the (Beavis n' Butt-
Head) party. I hope they lose. But
they have a right to call themselves
what they are," Kight said. "This isn't
going to deceive anybody."

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Today as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the
Declaration of Independence of the State of Palestine
(as adopted by the Palestinian National Council, November 15, 1988)
"Now by virtue of the national historic and legal rights of the Palestinian people
in their homeland, Palestine, and the sacrifices of successive generations who gave
of themselves in defence of the freedom and independence of their homeland;
In pursuance of resolutions adopted by the Arab Summit Conferences
and relying on the strength of international legitimacy as manifested
Resolutions of the United Nations Organization since 1947, and in the exercise
by the Palestinian Arab people of its rights to self-determination,
political independence and sovereignty over its territory;
The Palestine National Council, in the name of God, and in the name
of the Palestinian Arab people, hereby proclaims the establishment of the State of Palestine
on our Palestinian territory with its capital Jerusalem (Al-Quds Ash Sharif)."
We call upon all people of conscience to show solidarity
with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and human rights.
We call upon YOU to exercise your political rights by demanding
the immediate implementation of the following essentials for a just and lasting peace:
The legitimate rights of the Palestinian people everywhere to self-determination
and the realization of Independence of the State of Palestine (with complete control
by the Palestinian people over foreign policy, security, resources and borders).
The strict and impartial application of all International laws
pertaining to Palestinian territorial and human rights.
An immediate end to the military occupation and a complete withdrawal
of Israeli forces from all Occupied Territories.
The reversal of the illegal annexation of East Jerusalem and the accordance
of International protection to the Old City, guaranteeing access to followers of all faiths.
The immediate end of land and water confiscation,
and settlement construction in the Occupied Territories.
The Right of Return of all Palestinians living in exile to their original homeland.
The immediate release of all Palestinian political prisoners.
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