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Caffeine attracts those who long for a quick energy jolt

By Runt Murphy
For the Daily
What does a double mocha latte have
that attracts a stressed-out college stu-
dent? Caffeine - our best friend when
our bodies need sleep and we want to
stay awake.
Caffeine is a plant product that is
most commonly found in coffee, tea and

soft drinks. According to University
Health Services, its effects can begin as
soon as 15 minutes after consumption
and can last up to six hours.
A UHS informational booklet noted
that physiologically, caffeine increases
body temperature and blood pressure,
among other things. This translates into
an artificial alertness due to the stimula-

tion of the nervous system.
Thoughts flow more easily and read-
ily, attention span and motor activity
increase, and fatigue and drowsiness
decrease. "I've discovered that during
exam periods those caffeinated coffees
are very valuable in keeping my eyes
open," first-year Engineering student
Nicole Felpdpausch said.

Taken in excess (more than 200-300
milligrams per day), caffeine can cause
unwanted side-effects such as insomnia.
"Every individual is different, and
the way in which caffeine effects some-
one varies from person to person," said
UHS dietician Marilyn Nakamato.
James Boynton, an LSA senior, said,
"I think I'm in denial about my need for

that 'hopped-up feeling' that caffeine
gives you. I always have a hot cup ofjoe
in the morning, but if I'm going to have
a long night, I justeat Rice Krispies
treats or Pixy Stix - that usually keeps
me going:'
When used in moderation, caffeine
can be a great study aid, but then again,
nothing beats a good night's sleep.

ITastes of Ann Arbor Dining Guide

Weed See Thursday. Mich. 9:30 p.m.
Mighty Mighty Bosstones Hope you never
lose your wallet. State Theatre, Detroit.
(313) 961-5450.
Organ Music Conference Multiple organists
celebrate African-American music. Hill
Auditorium. 8 p.m. Free.
Brooks Williams and Brian Lillie Cheer for
local musician Lillie as he opens for
singer/songwriter Williams. The Ark. 8 p.m.
Tickets $9.
Orchestra of St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Under the baton of Philippe Herreweghe, the
ensemble presents some of Mahler's most
moving orchestral songs. Rackham
Auditorium. 4 p.m. Tickets $22-$36. 764-
The Marriage of Bette and Boo See
Thursday. 2 p.m.
Ave Maria Played Softly See Thursday. 2
p.m. Tickets $12; $9 for students.
Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk See
Thursday. 2 p.m.
William P. Malm University School of Music
professor emeritus will be lecturing on
music and Buddhism in Japan. Britton
Recital Hall, School of Music. 2 p.m. Free.
Geoffrey O'Connor Academy Award-nominat-
ed filmmaker and journalist will be dis-
cussing "Amazon Journal: Dispatches from a
Vanishing Frontier." Shaman Drum. 3 p.m.


They Were Expendable
stars in this WWII film.

(1945) John Wayne
Mich. 4:10 p.m.

Dona Herinda and Her Son (1985) A comedy
about two gay lovers and their peculiar extra-
neous relationships. Mich. 6:30 p.m. Free.
Weed See Thursday. Mich. 8:30 p.m.
Organ Music Conference In two parts: grad
students at 4 p.m. and professionals per-
forming in honor of Marilyn Mason at 8 p.m.
Hill Auditorium. Free.
Deepak Chopra The author of "Ageless
Body, Timeless Mind" will be presenting
"Integrating Mind, Body & Spirit in Healing."
Power Center. 6:30 p.m. Tickets $25-$35.
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An American in Paris (1951) Vincente
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as a WWII veteran who finds art and love in
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A Time to Kill (1996) The fourth John
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Gang Related Just when you thought he
was finally gone, the late Tupac Shakur
appears in yet another film about crime in
the 'hood. At Showcase: 1:20, 4:30, 7:25,
10:00, 12:00, 12:30.
Most Wanted Keenen Ivory Wayans takes
another stab at success on the big screen.
At Showcase: 12:45, 3:00, 5:20, 7:50,
10:05, 12:20.
Rocket Man The latest pseudo-sci-fi-comedy
installment from Disney features an unlikely
hero's strange trip to Mars. At Briarwood:
12:40, 2:50, 5:00, 7:15, 9:20; at
Showcase: 12:20, 2:35, 4:45, 7:00, 9:10,
Seven Years In Tibet In this beautifully
filmed controversial movie, Brad Pitt stars
as a foreigner who, as the title suggests,
spends a long time in the Chinese-controlled
home of the Dalai Lama. At Briarwood:
1:10, 4:00, 7:00, 9:50; at Showcase: 1:00,
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The Edge At Briarwood: 1:40, 4:45, 7:30,
10:20; at Showcase: 12:00, 2:30, 5:00,
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The Full Monty At State: 1:30, 4:30, 7:00,
9:30, 11:30.
The Game At Ann Arbor 1 & 2: 1:45, 4:10,
6:45, 9:15; at Showcase: 12:10.
In and Out At Briarwood: 12:50, 3:00,
5:15, 7:45, 10:10; at Showcase: 12:30,
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Kiss The Girls Once again, Morgan Freeman
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