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2A - The Michigan Daily - Monday, October 25, 1999
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NAVAR TR Ireaching its peak
Continued from Page 1A Kmrended 1
celebrate the holidav. A memnber ofAl()- a non-partic- room was immcci
ipating group last year -Kaneriva said, "~There are prayer.
more than 0( Indian organizations on campus. The idea F=ollowing ther
is that with each organization more people will come." tural portion knc
As people entered the room before the festivities. the lihangra. LSA so
room became at kaleidoscope of color. W\omen and girls ferent sectionlsr
arrived in flowing Indian dresses embroidered with "Then Puja unite
sequins and sashes in vibrant color. One culturals
An altar, which included a large, vivid portrait of the dances and songs
goddess and brightly-colored scarves and floral wreaths. Student pcrforr
was the centerpiece of the room and the ceremony, shadow of two
The event began with a religious ceremony known as Krithika Rajkumr
Puja. Led by Kumnar, it included chants and offerings of performed danec
'fruits and flowers to the goddess. from their oldera
Kumar translated the most often repeated chant to LSA first-year
mean "I bow down to the goddess." with the evening
In an especially powerful portion of the service, each together the India
V ELTVIANfirst-year student Sterling Chung said
ata eepin n h Ceisr
Contnuedfro Pag lABuilding Atrium following the talk.
clcs and their discovery. "IHe tried to speak to everybody and
At the conclusion of the lecture, a really brought it down to Earth."
complex presentation, Veltman Joked, Michigan State University physics
"And now I'm sure you understand Prof. Wayne Repko praised the speech
this perfectly, and the decision to award Veltman a
"'But I'm sure, if you had the time, prize.
vou would," hie added. "I've always admired Veltman's
After the lecture, Veltman answered contributions," Repko said. "I'm
scveral physics-related questions and really glad he was recognized and I
signed autographs. have a good feeling about the (Royal
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chant grew louder and its notes higzher,
after several minutes.
it with one last quiet utterance and the
diately silent -.- all participants deep in
religious part of the evening was a cul-
own as the Raas, the Garba and the
phlomore Vincet 1-lemder said the di f-
represented different Indian cultures.
s all of them," he said.
section began with a show of Indian
rmers found themselves following in the
young dancers. Ranjani Murthy and
nar began the show with a brilliantly-
ec that received thunderous applause
student Jay Parckh said he was pleased
i's events. "I think it really brought
ian culture at Michigzan" he said.

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late rally
Continued from Page 2A
lust one early in the first half; instead
of starter Steve Havard, because of
I-larvey's size (5-foot-9) and speed.
"With this team, when there are
holes, they're niot going to be verybi,
Turner said. "Rocky is a little quicker."
The results'? Sixteen second-half car-
ries for 106 yards and a touchdown;
two catches for 61 yards and a touch-
down. With 2:42 left int the game,
Harvey came out of the backfield.
hooked over the middle and took a pass
from quarterback Kurt Kirtncr 59 yards
for a go-ahead touchdown.
"I thought I was going to get hit
(alter catching the ball), so I bottled
up," Harvey said. "When I wasn't hit, I
just turned around and ran"
And as Harvey ran closer to the end
zone, Michigan's season faded closer to
the obscurity of another- four-loss sea-

'Trump, Buchanan to join Reform Party
\\'ASI IIN( V0N New York developer D~onald Trump says he w~ill Jolin the
Reform Par-y'*the true centrist part" -- in another step toward a presidIential bid.
Republican Pat Buchanan is poised to follow suit today.
The anticipated fight for the Reform presidential nomination touched ouff a
debate yesterdayx ab out a party dominated for nowy by Ross Perot, thle Reform I
founder and nominee in 1992 and 1996, and Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. tlS
party's top elected public official. Trump told The Associated Press he plamnne
to file papers today changing his voter registration from the Republican Party,
to the Independence Party --- the Reform affiliate in New York.
"The Republican Party has just moved too far to the extreme rihtht. The D~emocrats
are too far to the left. I believe the Reform Party can be the true centrist party. And
that's very much in line with my thinking," hie said.
Trump said he has not decided whether to seek the presidency, though he has made
anrangements to qualify for an early deadline to get ballot access in Cialifornia. IHe also
has formed an exploratory committee to help him decide by January hther to run.
Buchanan was expected to announce his new affiliation during, a speech today iar
Virginia. He hopes to rally a social conservatives, labor Democrats and populists and
Perot followet's with his positions on abortion, national security, trade and earna4O
finance reform.


Veltman attended Saturday's foot-
ball game against Illinois and present-
ed the coin to the referees on the field
prior to the game, but due to NCAA
rules, Veltman was unable to actually
flip the coin.
Prior to the University's IPhvsics
department, Veltman pursued 1 5 years
of work at the university of Utrecht in
the Netherlands. where he completed
his Nobel Prize-winning work.
---Lil'StafflK Rcporh'Nika Sc/rn/te
contributee to this relport.

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Dtems. hope to keep
veto on defense bill
WASHINGTON --- In new budget
sparring, the top House Democrat
sought to quell speculation yesterday that
enough colleagues could join
Republicans to override a threatened
presidential veto of a politically popular
5268 million defense measure.
. We've got to uphold these vetoes and
I'm going to work very hard to do that,"
House Minority Leader Dick Giephai'dt
of Missouri said on ABC's "This Week."
President Clinton has signed seven of
the 13 spending bills to fund the gov-
erment in the 2000 fiscal year that
began Oct. 1. lie has vetoed bills on for-
eign aid and the District of Columbia.
and has yet to act on three others.
including the defense bill. The lar-zcst
spending bill, dealing with education,
health and social services, remains
before Congress.
T'he defense bill approved by the
House 372-55 would increase spending
by SI17.3 billion and raise militry pay by
4.8 percent.

Clinton has until tomor0ro\\ to sign the
bill or veto it.
Republicans yestei'day accused the
president and Democrat leaders of
unnecessarily holding the bill hoseawe in
hopes the GjOP maIjority would steer
funds to initiatives such as the hirin-t cf
new teachers.
Faiwell, gays host
forum on violence
I t N( I BURG, ka. Ihe Rev. Jervy
Falwell yesterday told his followers and
200 gav Christians who were g~uests in
their church that God wants his fol lowers
to love all people, regardless of sexual
Falwell's sermon was the culminatio
of' a weekend anti-violence forum led W
Falwell and gay minister Mel White, an
author from California who ghost-wrote
F~alwel l's autobiography be forec revealing
his homosexuality.
Dozens Of angry ant i-hormosexual pro-
testers demonstrated outside FalwellI:s
Baptist chur'ch, holding explicit signs and
screaming at gay supporters as they
entered the church.

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Bombings continue
in Chechen villages
MOSC OW Russian ai tillci \
and jet bombers pounded more'
towns and villaites in Chechnva yes-
terdav and witnesses reported scores
of civil ian deaths.
The most severe attack Occurred
at Scr'zhen-Yurt, 20 iiles southeast
of the regional capital Girozny. A
Reuters television cameraman said
he attended the funeral of 27 vic-
tims killed during the bombing at
Chechen officials, who repeated
their call for peace talks with
Russia, reported bombardments in
areas virtually surrounding the cap-
ital. Russian spokespeople denied
some, but not all the assaults.
The bombings appear to be part of'
Russia's preparations for a vet
unspecified second second phase of
the invasion.
The first phase concluded more
than a week ago with the Russian

blitz through northern Chechnva to
the Terek River. Although some
Russian officials spoke of holdingt
that line and establishing a buffer
zone along the river and the wester
and eastern frontiers, of C cchnv
Russian troops continueC to advance
toward (iroznv, which is southof the
Indonesian president
outlines new policies
JAKARTA, Indonesia ---In his first
maJor address since being na-mL
Indonesia's president, last wc~M.
Abdurrahman Wahid yesterday outlined
changes in domestic, defense and for-
eign policy and said he had to make
"compromitses" with the discr-edited rul-
ing Golkar party to get his job.
lie said his govetrnment would place
more emphasis on improving living stan-
dards and closing the gap between rich
and poor.
-- Com llfilr ilwi/re rep' ('ort

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