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The Michigan Daily - Friday, November 13, 1998 - 3

Man exposes
self to woman
'A man walking in Nichols
Arboretum exposed himself to a
woman Tuesday evening.
Department of Public Safety reports
state the woman was walking on the
atboietum prairie trail when the
inidentified man exposed himself.
The suspect is 5-feet 6-inches tall
with a medium build. He was last seen
wearing a blue knit cap, a grey sweat-
shirt and tight blue running pants.
DPS was unable to locate the man.
Grafti sprayed in
faduate library
The phrase "crack addict" was spray-
painted in the Harlan Hatcher Graduate
Library on Monday evening, according
to DPS reports.
The graffiti was sprayed in the east
stairwell on the third floor of the library.
A caller said similar graffiti has been
seen around the graduate library recently,
but the phrase "crack addict" is new.
There are no suspects in the spraying.
breaks up
tight between
men by East Hall
DPS broke up a fight between two
men Wednesday morning on East
University Avenue.
The two men were seen arguing by
-East Hall.
One of the subjects, who is described
0 about 38 years old, was seen waving
a knife at the other subject, who is
described as 46 years old.
-Once DPS officers arrived on the
scene, officers found a I-inch knife on
the 38-year-old man and butterfly pliers
and'a small knife on the other subject.
The 38-year-old was given a citation
for an alcohol violation, and the 46-
year-old was given a trespassing ticket.
hief attempts to
steal purse
thief tried to steal a woman's purse
Suiday night, according to DPS reports.
DPS reports state the woman was
walking to the South Thayer Street car-
port when an unidentified man
'attempted to grab her purse.
The woman firmly held on to her
4 rse and the thief was unable to get
U purseout of her hands.
The woman ran to Hill Auditorium
after the attack and called DPS.
"DYPS was unable to locate the sus-
Directory torn off
wall in campus
Vandals in the Francois Xavier
Bagnoud building allegedly tore a
directory off the wall this past week-
end, DPS reports state.
A caller who reported the offense
Monday said the suspects were in the
building over the weekend drinking
beer and stole the directory off the wall.
ke also said he thinks the suspects
were in the rafters in the atrium.
Wother loses
young child
A woman allegedly lost her child

Monday afternoon according to
-Oe tment of Public Safety reports.
SA resident reported that a mother lost
:et4-1o-5 year-old-child in the northwest
=5 inhe 1700 block of Beal Street.
The child was last seen wearing
&en pants, a blue jacket and a red hat.
DPS found the child on the 1700
block of Cram Circle and reunited him
with his family on Stone Drive.
- Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter
Nikita Easley.

Brown Jug to celebrate 60 years of tradition

By Kelly O'Connor
Daily Staff Reporter
The Brown Jug restaurant, a cornerstone of
Ann Arbor since 1938, turns 60 this year.
The establishment, which has become as big
a part of the Wolverine tradition as football
Saturdays and walks through the Diag, will
celebrate its anniversary with an open house
next Thursday, Nov. 19, from 5-8 p.m.
Owner Jim Paron said he is grateful to Ann
Arbor for supporting the restaurant, which his
family has owned since 1959.
"In this day of corporate, hands-off ownership,
it is not common to see a family-run business stay

The Brown Jlug's name is rooted in football tradition.

around for so long," Paron said.
An important part of The Brown Jug's history is
the story behind its name, which is rooted in the
tradition of Michigan football.
The 1903 Michigan-Minnesota game was
played on Gopher territory. Before the game
began, the Michigan football team sent its manag-
er into town to buy a water jug for the team to
In a surprising upset, the game tied and fans

and players rushed the field. In the excitement,
Michigan players left the new jug in
Then-Michigan football coach Fielding
Yost, whom Yost Ice Arena is named for, called
Minnesota's coach to ask for the jug back.
The coach kindly told him, "You'll have to win
it back."
Since then, the yearly matchup of Michigan and
Minnesota has become known as the Little Brown

Jug game, a tradition lasting 95 years.
And 60 years ago, the restaurant's owner,
named their venue in its honor.
Thursday's anniversary celebration will include
complimentary hors d'oeuvres and champagne, live
entertainment and the appearance of local celebri-
ties, including Ann Arbor Mayor Ingrid Sheldon.
The Brown Jug owners also plan to assem-
ble a pictorial collage of the celebration, by
taking pictures of the anniversary party's
The collage will be added to its famous
walls covered in images of milestones in the
University's history.


Students make campus
re cycling guideb00ok

By As=aRafoeq
Daily Staff Reporter
Frustrated by the enormous amount of waste produced by off-
campus students at move-out time, four University students
resolved to take action.
A small idea became an important endeavor, and now the
University's first-ever recycling guide for off-campus students is
SNRE senior Robin Deutsch, Art junior Betsy Stromberg,
SNRE senior Becky Setzman and LSA sophomore Jennifer
Anderson, who assembled the guide, began planning it when
they served on the Winter 1998 Environmental Theme Semester
planning committee last year.
Deutsch said they hope the guide will help students make the
transition from recycling in the residence halls to recycling off
campus, and eventually become a standard source of informa-
tion for landlords and apartment owners.
Students, Deutsch said, often don't realize the problems of
dumping their trash onto the streets at move-out time.
"I think a lot of people think that once it's out of your sight, it's
not a problem - but it is," said Deutsch, co-chair of Michigan
Student Assembly's Environmental Issues Commission.
The eight-page guide, titled "Michigan Recycles," includes
basics about sorting, tips for moving and phone numbers of local
donation and re-use centers.
Many people, Deutsch said, are unaware of recycling's sim-
plicity. A local curb-side recycling service, Recycle Ann Arbor,
brings residents two bins for paper and containers when they call
"It's so easy and it's completely free. It's really an amazing sys-
tem," Deutsch said.
Deutsch, Setzman, Stromberg and Anderson coordinated with
local recycling agency, city and University representatives to

conduct research for the guide.
They received funding for the project from MSA, the city of
Ann Arbor and the Environmental Theme Semester, among
other sources.
Last year, the students were instrumental in organizing Green
Move-Out, a recycling program for off-campus students similar
to the move-out program in residence halls.
Students donated furniture, clothing, packaged food and toi-
letries at three different off-campus sites.
Sarah Archer, the University's Recycling Coordinator, said
last year was a record year for the amount of donations generat-
The program compiled a total of 12 tons of donations from
residence halls and students in off-campus housing last year -
twice the collection of the previous year, she said.
Recycle Ann Arbor is coordinating with other groups to pub-
licize America Recycles Day on Sunday.
Ramsey Zimmerman, commercial recycling services manag-
er at Recycle Ann Arbor, said this is the perfect time to launch
Michigan Recycles.
"It's a chance to really energize the students." Zimmerman
Deutsch said she believes students can make a big impact on
the environment by recycling.
"As University students, we live very disposable lifestyles;"
Deutsch said. "Just think ... pizza boxes, notebooks, pencils."
Compiling the guide required spare time and late nights at the
School of Art and Design, Deutsch said.
"It was something we all believed in, something close to our
hearts," she said.
The guide is available at Pierpont Commons, the Campus
Information Center, the Michigan Union and the MSA office.

Members of the recently re-opened Sigma Phi Epsilon campus chapter stand
outside their new house at 725 Oxford St.
house after -
year return

By Jessica -onof--o
For the Daily
Scholars, leaders, athletes and
These few words from Sigma Phi
Epsilon's motto describe the type of
men the chapter wishes to attract to
its new house at 725 Oxford St.
The house has switched hands in
the past. It began as the Sigma Kappa
sorority house until it was converted
and divided into multiple apartments.
The chapter presently is housing
17 new Sig Ep members, and they
have been conducting social func-
tions since Sept. 1.
"The structure will help the chap-
ter internally and externally. The men
now have a place to meet and
become closer as a house. They also
will now have a place to have social
functions," said Interfraternity
Council President Bradley Holeman.
As Sig Ep reopens, other campus
Greek houses are closing their doors
due to underage drinking violations
and lack of interest. Phi Delta Theta
temporarily lost its charter last month
following the death of LSA first-year
student Courtney Cantor, who was
allegedly served alcohol at a party at
the house.
The national organization of
Delta Zeta recently revoked the
sorority's charter due to a member
retention problem.
A negative theme has pervaded the
Greek system as a result of the recent

crackdowns on various fraternities
for supplying alcohol to minors. Beta
Theta Pi, Sigma Nu and Theta Chi
fraternities were among those target-
ed this past weekend by Ann Arbor
Police Department officers.
Sig Ep originally lost its charter in
the fall of 1995 due to various
Interfraternitv Council and national
violations, including hazing and
uncontrolled alcohol consumption.
The opening of the Sig Ep house
marks a positive change, said Sig Ep
President Damian De Goa.
"We're trying to change the stereo-
typical image people impose on fra-
ternities. The emphasis at Sig Ep is
on the betterment of self and others
within the chapter," said De Goa, an
LSA senior.
The chapter implemented new
programs to educate members on
drinking, health and relationships.
Having been back on campus for
just more than a year after leaving
campus on bad terms, National Sig
Ep Administrator of Volunteers and
Chapter Development Scott Alford
said, "We are trying to recruit a dif-
ferent type of man. We want bal-
anced men"
De Goa said the new Sig Ep chap-
ter is trying to create a positive envi-
ronment for its members. The chap-
ter is not interested in members who
want to join for the sole purpose of
"intoxicating themselves and party-
ing" De Goa said.

House adds sexual orientation
to ethnic intimidation statute
LANSING (AP) - Homosexuals ing to support adding "sexual orientation" measure, Rep. Barbara Dobb (R-
would have the same right to protection to the state's ethnic intimidation law. Commerce Township) said it was hypo-
from hate crimes as women, blacks and Five Democrats and 33 Republicans critical for them to oppose the measure
Catholics under a bill narrowly adopted in voted against the measure, with some when the law now protects them.
the Michigan House yesterday. arguing that their free-speech rights Protections are in place in the 1988
The bill sponsored by Rep. Lynne would be curtailed. Ethnic Intimidation Act for violence and
Martinez (D-Lansing) passed 57-38, with After three Republicans-two women intimidation based on race, religion, eth-
42 Democrats and 15 Republicans join- and a male minister - spoke against the nicity and gender.

Opening November 12 at Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor.

Eddie Bauer, Eddie Bauer Homem and AKA EDDIE BAUERN.
Three ways to shop, all under the same roof!

EPiri Thomas, author of "Down These Mean Streets," will speak on campus in an event sponsored by Alianza. The
sponsor and name of the book was incorrectly reported in Wednesday's Daily.

What's happening in Ann Arbor today

U "Blood Battle," Sponsored by Blood
Drives United, Markley Residence
Hall, 1-7 p.m.
"Charity Ball," Sponsored by Asian
American Association, Michigan
Union, Anderson Room, 8 p.m.-1
U "Islamic Jeopardy," Sponsored by
Muslim Students Association,
Michigan Union, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Q "Malcolm X," Sponsored by Muslim
Students Association, Natural
Rric~nrc.P Ri ilincs fAudritoriuim.7

Kiwanis Building, 200 S. First St.,
corner of Washington, 9 a.m-12 p.m.
U "Blood Battle," Sponsored by Blood
Drives United, South Quad
Residence Hall, 12-6 p.m.
U "Induction Ceremony," Sponsored by
Golden Key National Honor
Society, Rackham Building,
Auditorium, 2 p.m.
U "Open Gaming Session," Sponsored
by Wolverine Gaming Club,

1 Campus Information Centers, 763-
INFO, info@umich.edu, and
www.umich.edu/-info on the
World Wide Web
11998 Winter Commencement
Information, Find at
www.umich.edu/~gradinfo on the
World Wide Web.
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Lobby. 8 p.m.- 1:30 a.m.
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Lobby, 8 p.m.-2:30 a.m.


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