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8 -- The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998

LOCAL/STATE

CARWASH
Continued from Page 1
the Athletic Department to come
together for a cause we support."
Wolbert said. "It's a good way for us to
remember Jeff by handing out a schol-
arship every year."
Michigan wrestler Corey Grant, who
participated in the car wash, said the
scholarship is a good way for members
of the University community to remem-
ber Reese.
"Jeff was my best friend. 1 felt it was
my place to come" to the car wash.
Grant said. "I'm a firm believer in
things happening for a reason."
Ann Arbor residents Jack and Eileen
Chisholm said they heard about the car
wash through members of the Michigan
women's field hockey team.
"They told us to comc today:' Jack

Chisholm said. "It's a great idea'
Other fundraising events for the
Reese scholarship will include a stu-
dent athlete Tshirt sale that will be held
Wednesday through Friday organized
by the Athletic Department. Printed on
the shirts, along with Reese's name and
(late of birth and death, is the slogan
"The Unbreakable chain of Family,
Friendship and Success Equals the
Michigan Wolverines."
"Everybody (in the Athletic
Department) has adopted that slogan as
a way of life," Fuqua said.
An auction will also be held
before the beginning of the
wrestling season next January, dur-
ing which athletic gear will be sold,
Fuqua said.
The SAAC will sponsor another car
wash next Sunday in the Yost Ice Arena
parking lot from 12-6 p.m.

MILE
Continued from Page 1
businesses that are based on amateur
naked events," Steele said. "The level
they'll go to capture the best images is
breathtaking.
"It wouldn't surprise me this year
if people flew over (to tape the mile
in a) helicopter with strobe lights,"
he said.
LSA junior Claudia Lopez said
she ran the mile twice before she
found out tapes were made of the
event.
"I think I will (run the mile again
this year), but the tapes are definite-
ly a deterrent," said Lopez, a mem-
ber of the Michigan women's crew
team. "When I see guys with a cam-
era, I get grossed out. I want to tell
them to get a life.
"I'm thinking of buying whip
cream and spraying it into the lenses
of cameras while I'm running," she
said.
Steele said www.nakedmile.com
will be giving away a free video of
the Naked Mile this year to anyone
wvho visits their Website and asks for
one. He said students upset that
tapes of the Naked Mile are sold
worldwide must realize the run's
importance transcends beyond Ann

Arbor's borders.
"I think we've always, as students,
sort of felt this is our campus, and
this is our thing," Steele said. "As
idealistic as this seems, it's far more
than that.
"If they give away 1,000,000 videos,
next year this place (on the night of the
Naked Mile) will be like football
Saturday," he said.
Steele said the videos are not
pornographic, but added that part of
their appeal is that females who run
the mile are not the same kind of
girls men normally see naked on
film.
"The girls think these guys are video-
taping it for personal self-pleasuring,"
Steele said. "That's just a cut against
men, and I don't think it's generally the
case.
"I would think people who bought a
video are showing it at halftime of the
Super Bowl. It's closer to the Sports
Illustrated Swimsuit Issue than X-rated
videos," he said.
LSA senior Kelley Crutchfield said
she will run the mile in disguise
because she does not want her picture
on film or videotape.
Cameras "definitely make me
uncomfortable, Crutchfield said. "I 'm
going to wear a hat and sunglasses to
disguise myself."

NIGHT
Continued from Page 1
attack or for not reporting the crime, it is
most imliportant to be supportive and to
tell her sexual assault is neser the
woman's fault, F1rankle said.
Frankle sid wlien she thinks back
to the night of her assault, she ago-
nizes over what she could ha : done to
prevent the attack. But in the after-

trom several men, the niarch remaine4
for woien oiInly, she said.
'The niareh is a chance for women to
not be escorted by men and to be empow-
cred:. DevAneyi said. "'I ishi that nmen
could understaind that there are differett
ways to support w omen and letiing them
e their own space is an incredible wray
to be supportive.
To kick off the march. coordinators
of the ,cvening read their list o
d e m a n d
they said
is a would even-
t u a l I V
women ... includ
"everything
wr d." that pissed

math, she
said, it's not
about regret,
"it's about
finding your
strenthi. your
voice and
Vour spirit.
.1 o h n s o ii
involved the
audience in the
reading of her
poems "Rape"

"The march
chance fori
to be empo

-BrennaDeVaney
LSA senior

(thei) off
aiid every .
thitg that
(they) want
to change Uir

VOTE
Continued from Page 1
clerk's office," Garcia said. "The card is given to them."
The national voter registration organization Rock the Vote has helped Voice Your
Vote with their work to this point. Friedrichs said they plan to monitor this program
closely and possibly advocate it nationally if successful.
Rock the Vote has "already approached us.' Friedrichs said. "We've been invit-
,d to speak at conferences this summer and been offered their database to expand.
"We hope to have this plan in place nationally by 2000 with our program as a
model," Friedrichs said.

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Following the poetry was a perfor-
mance by the Emily Berry Dance
Company, whose mission is to educate
about violence against women and to
help women recover from sexual assault.
DeVaney, who was one of the coordi-
nators of the event, said the rally was a
time for all people to unite against vio-
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The coordinators demanded that:
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DAN
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the past. China has tried to use such
releases to improve the atmosphere
beforeIigh-level contacts, pronpting
human rights groups to accuse it of
playing "hostage politics'
"It's very welcotne news," sai.
White House national security
spokesman Eric Rubin, who's with
('linton in Santiagto, Chile. "This is
something we've raised repeatedly with
the Chinese and we consider it a very
positive step"
WVangi. 29, is lie second leadi11'
Chinese dissideiit released for medical
reasons iin the past six months. Wei
Jingsheng, the most prommient govern-
imient critic, was sent to the I nited
States in November.
Wei spent five-days at Henry Ford
Hospital before going on to New York
City. Wang also is scheduled to contin-
Lie on to New York City.
Such releases suit C'hina's recent pol-
icv of encouraging dissidents to leave,
in hopes they will lose their political
effectiveness in exile.
''t is good news for Wang Dan as an
individual, except that once again.I
appears to be a release conditioni oi,
exile. said Catherine Baber, spokes-
woman for Amnesty International in
Hong Kong.
As a student, Wang led marches and.
gave speeches during the 1989
Tiananmen Square pro-democracy
protests. After the army violeritly
crushed the protests, Wang's name
topped the government most-wanted list.
He served 3 1/2 years in prison an*
emerged unrepentant in 1993. Over 27
months -before he was taken away by
police in May 1995 -- Wang criticized
the ruling Communist Party in essays
published abroad, met with other
activists and petitioned for democracy.

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