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chgan Daily - Friday. October 22, 1999 - 3

Martha Cook
esident finds
n in garbage
A student in Martha Cook Residence
all reported seeing a man hiding in a
arbage closet on the third floor of the
uilding early Tuesday morning, accord-
ng to Department of Public Safety
eports. The resident said that the man
ad a "foul odor"
DPS officers investigated on charges
f unlawful entry, reports state.
n urinates
rom second floor
arking structure
A male subject was seen urinating
ff JTe edge of the second level of the
hurch Street Parking Structure late
onday evening, DPS reports state.
No report was filed but DPS officers
e*oed a description of the man from
witness. Officers did not know if the
nan uinated on any passersby.
ictim is hit in
he head by door
A 20-year-old male subject was hit
n the face by a front door Wednesday
norning at the School of Dentistry,
3 reports state,
e subject walked to University
-ealth Ser ice by himself after being
reated by the Ann Arbor Fire
)epartment for a cut on the head.
uspect steals
ough drops at
edical library
jfemale subject reported a pack of
o drops stolen from her desk draw-
,r at the Taubman Medical Library
'ometitne between Monday night and
fuesday morning, DPS reports state.
There are no suspects in the incident.
report was filed.
an seen running
aked through Arb
male subject was seen running
hrough Nichols Arboretum on
ednesday morning prior to exposing
imself, DPS reports state
A witness said the suspect was about
i-feet tall and wearing gray running
uspect borrows
iversity vehicle
An unknown subject used a psychol-
gy department vehicle without per-
nission of the department Tuesday
ight,.according to DPS reports.
The car was one of the vehicles pro-
ided by the department to help stu-
ents transport themselves to career
lacement activities, but the suspect
eportedly drove the car for an addi-
ional 138 miles before the vehicle and
h eys were returned.
3S reported that only a handful of
-tudents have access to the vehicle's
eys, which are kept in a locked box.
Patient allegedly
teals from doctor

A subject at the University Hospitals
eported that a hospital patient alleged-
yv stole her electronic organizer, DPS
r ' s state.
e subject said she left the patient
unattended Monday afternoon, and
returned to find both the patient and
her organizer missing.
tudents, delivery
man settle dispute
DPS officers met Monday evening
with subjects at Bursley Residence
Hall accused of not paying a delivery
pgn for a delivery made the previous
evening. The money was paid after the
meeting with DPS officers, DPS
reports state.
- Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter
Dave Enders.

Ave Maria to open temporay campus

By Jon Zemke
Daily Staff Reporter
Ave Maria Law School, the next institution with
plans to move into Ann Arbor, expects to open its
temporary campus on Aug. 28, 2000, pending,
clearance from the Ann Arbor Planning
The temporary facility formerly housed the
National Sanitation Foundation and is zoned as a
research facility, which could pose problems for
the infant school.
With close to 400 serious inquires, Ave Maria
Dean Bernard Debranski said the school has
already begun the process of evaluating it first
incoming class of students. Ave Maria officials
plan to matriculate 40 to 50 students in its first
"We've accepted students," Debranski said.
"We've had slight more than 30 applications.
We've accepted some students and we've turned
some down."
Despite its size, Ave Maria could create some

competition for the University's Law School
"I am not sure it's going to have an ima,.t~
said Ann Arbor City Council member Joe pi
(R-Ward 1I). "Many law students come from out-
side the Ann Arbor area, so I don't see it hastig
any impact"
The school plans to open its temporar} campus
on the northwest corner of Plymouth and (rcen
roads. Under the land's original zoning Ave Mra
officials thought they would be able to set up the
law school. But if the land is zoned for "oil ice use
with a special use exemption" the temporary am-
pus can be used.
The planning commission tabled the request totr
rezoning Tuesday because Orchard ills and
Maplewood neighborhood groups argued againsl the
rezoning Debranski said concerns raised a the
meeting included the use of the rezoned propetny
after Ave Maria moves to its permanent campus.
"I think there is a general reluctance to do
rezoning," Debranski said. "The local neigh-
borhood organization has a representatixe

the e C ns agcinst the ronig tl.h
t oee c pilemenluat about oui pi esenc
A\ve Mlaria is a not-lor-proft a-organiiaion
bac ked b ounOder and former char f
Domino's iias, Thomas Monaghan, Vhe la
a hool' mission includes als oeiting the
teachings of law and the Catholc fa ith.
De brSnski sid.
"Certainly we plan to teach the relationship
between law and morahtv' Debr'anski said. "I he
iegration of faith and reason x ill be a flandamlental
part of the context out ofxxhich we ofle. 'The philo-
',phkal questions w ill alwa sbe an important pani
of the prognmn and for us to otiier it out of the
Catholic intellectual tradition.'
In addition to ac,:epting students A:e Mana
otlwials haxe also finished the school's curriculum
nd ha been submited to the Michiga Statc
Board of E ducation
he state requires that six "clt memers b
on stal in order for a school to receixe aecredia-

on Ae Maa has recruited fi efacul members
and plans on hax og sexen or eight professors,
Debranski said Lonaghan hired Debranski as the
frst dean of\Axe Maria
ie ired mc a( the dean to put the place togeth-
er and run it aod he is lemn me do that,
Debrnskt said 'ie essentialy has put the task in
But the most notable o Axe \ana's newest staff
is Robert Bork ork 'i former nominee for, the
Supreme Court, plns on teaching in Ann Arbor
while maintining his residency i Washington D.C.
Bork "and I are going to team teach a course
called moral foundation of lx' Debranski said.
The school wi! not receive the same tax
breaks and as a state funded schoof because
even though it is a notfor-profit-organiza-
tion "This is not a ste mntution like Michigan
is," pton said. Beaus it's not a state institution
t wouldnt enjo the same tax treatment. 's a pri-
xate i ""to " ect to the same taxes as
any prixate insution

Jazzin it up

Survey looks at students
preferences in workforce

By Undsey Alpert
er year students spend at the Unixersity brings
them one step closer to choosing their fii'st emplox -
er and sometimes the choices can seem endless in
a economy with loxx unemployment and a multi-
tude of job openings for college-educated adults.
To determine what students find iost atractive
in a first'me emplover. Unixersum. a New ork-
based research and consulting firm created The
American Undergiaduate Surney 1999.
The survey examined what students described as
the most ideal employers among engineering, com-
puter science and business students.
The survey of more than 3.000 students from
colleges . nationwide, including the University,
placed Microsoft, Walt Disney and
PricewaterhouseCoopers as the top employers
among computer science, engineering and busi-
ness students respectively.
Business senior Kelley Ratza, spokesperson for
the professional fraternity Delta Sigma Pi said she
was not surprised about the survey findings.
"I interned at Pricewaterhousecoopers this past
summer" she said. "There are a lot of young people
employed there and the firm seems to do a lot of
What may seem an unusual contender in the engi-
neering category, Walt Disney, took top honors in the
Representatives at Walt Disney said engineers are
employed to create rides for all of the Disney amuse-
ment parks.
Walt Disney officials said Disney probably placed
well in the survey because it provides innovation in
creating rides and cutting-edge technology.

Among the characteristics students seek in an
employer include the ability to provide a future
career reference, which nearly 29 percent of sur-
veyed students ranked as most important.
According to the survey, students also want to be
surrounded by inspiring colleagues and receive
competitix e compensat ion
'Most people are looking for a company that fits
them." Ratza said.
In terms of compensation, students in the survey
expect to receive between 540,000 to $50,000 for
their starting salaries. Signing bonuses, a sum of
money given to students who sign a contract to work
for the company, have become common even among
undergraduate students, and nearly 40 percent of sur-
vey participants said they expect to receive a bonus.
Signing bonuses are on the rise as competition for
undergraduate students becomes more intense.
"Traditional companies have to figure out how to
compete against the more (up-and-coming) compa-
nies. They really have to look out for and measure up
to what today's start-ups are offering students in
terms of development opportunities, compensation
and corporate culture," Country Manager U.S.A.
spokesperson Michelle Rea said.
The survey also found that 82 percent of respon-
dents placed having fun at work as their top priority,
followed by ongoing opportunities for education,
short daily commutes and flexible working hours.
"Today's students are looking instead at their
work-life situation as a whole, meaning that work in
itself is an important contributor to their overall
quality of life," Rea said.
Music sophomore Randy Aaronson disagrees
with this finding. "I don't really care what the job sit-
uation is like. I just want to get a job.

Da Killer Bees, a jazz ensemble comprised of music students, performs at the Jazz Combos,
which invited University students who perform in jazz bands to perform at Rackham Auditorium
last night.

Tribe seeks injunction
to stop Detroit casinos

DETROIT (AP) - An Upper
Peninsula American Indian tribe filed
for a federal injunction yesterday to halt
Detroit's planned casinos until its law-
suit challenging the city's process for
choosing three casino developers is
The Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake
Superior Chippewa Indians called the
injunction sought in U.S. District Court
in Grand Rapids "necessary because
(the tribe) continues to suffer irrepara-
ble harm" by Detroit's foray into gam-
At issue is whether Mayor Dennis
Archer's giving preferential status to
the Atwater Casino Group - partner-
ing with Mandalay Resort Group in the
MotorCity Casino - and to Greektown
Casino LLC interfered with the rights
of other groups that vied for a casino.
No hearing dates for the injunction
request or the lawsuit have been set,
tribe spokesperson Robert Kolt said.
Archer spokesperson Greg Bowens
said the tribe's injunction request was
expected and called it "a lot of hogwash"
"We believe that the city is on solid
ground," he said.
In April, a federal appeals court in
Cincinnati reinstated the tribe's lawsuit
- filed in February 1997 - and
remanded it for a rehearing by U.S.
District Judge Robert Holmes Bell,
who had dismissed the suit last year.

It alleges the bidding process for
casinos violated the First Amendment
and ual-protection rights of the tribe,
which runs a casino near Watersmeet in
Gogebic County just north of the
Wisconsin border.
"The intention of our lawsuit was to
guarantee a fair and open licensing
process for everyone," Richard
Williams, the tribe's spokesperson, said
in a statement yesterday. "And this pre-
liminary injunction will stop the casi-
no-licensing process until the case is
MGM Grand Inc. opened its new
temporary Detroit casino in July. The
temporary MotorCity Casino - the
focus of a Nov. 18 public hearing by the
Michigan Gaming Control Board --
could be christened here as early as
And planners of the Greektown
Casino hope to open that site early next
year. State regulators still are investigat-
ing that casino group's backgrounds
and could hold a public hearing some-
time between January and March, said
Nelson Westrin, the gaming board's
executive director.
Under a ballot measure passed
statewide in 1996, the Greektown
group and then-Atwater/Circus Circus
were granted preferences. Detroit vot-
ers had backed their plans in a 1994 ref-

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