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RIM
Many cited for
alcohol, scalping
t stadium
The Department of Public Safety
ticketed 21 persons at the Michigan
versus Indiana football game at Michi-
gan Stadium on Saturday, according to
reports.
Officers citd five persons with
Minor in Possession of Alcohol
charges, three for ticket scalping, two
persons for disorderly conduct and two
for possession of stolen tickets. Nine
hers were ejected from the stadium
r violating the no-alcohol policy.
Next week Michigan hosts Mich-
igan State, a game that traditionally
is accompanied by heightened atten-
dance and fan emotion.
"We're probably goin gto startall the
shifts one hour earlier," DPS spokes-
woman Diane Brown said.
ampon machine
completely looted
Tampon dispensers in the women's
rooms in the basement and on the
second floor of the Michigan League
were broken into early yesterday morn-
ing, according to DPS reports.
All the money was stolen from the
machines and the second-floor machine
was damaged. DPS did not report
ving any suspects in the incident.
Bike reported stolen
near Maynard St.
A bicycle was stolen from in front
of the Student Publications Building
on Friday night, according to DPS
reports. DPS did not report having any
spects.
DPS gives four
students MIPs
Four subjects were arrested on Minor
in Possession of alcohol charges early
Friday morning at Mary Markley Resi-
dence Hall, according to DPS reports.
The subjects were released after
being cited.
istributed fliers
thought to be porn
A woman calling from the Student
Activities Building reported Friday
afternoon that unidentified persons
were distributing "x-rated material and
videos" in East Quad Residence Hall,
DPS reports state.
The woman provided copies of the
.rs, which DPS officers determined
ere not pornographic in nature. Offi-
cers responding to East Quad were
unable to locate any problem.
Brick damages Law
Quad window, no
reported injuries
There are no suspects in an incident
involving a brick thrown through a
w Quad window early Saturday
rning, DPS reports state.
The occupant of the room was unin-
jured.

Car damages 'U'
Golf Course turf
A vehicle drove onto the fairway
near Hole 11 of the University Golf
urse and performed "doughnuts"
ly Saturday morning, according to
DPS reports. Damage was sustained to
the grass on the fairway.
DPS didnotreport having any suspects.
Soap dispenser
tops missing
The tops of the soap dispensers were
stolen from a first floor restroom in
the Kresge Business Administration
Building on Sunday morning, accord-
to DPS reports.
DPS did not report having any suspects
at this time.
- Compiled by Daily Staff Reporter
David IEnders.

The Michigan Daily - Friday, September 22, 2000- 3
Costof-cLOCAL/STATE
Cost of college rises quicker than inflation

By Jodie Kaufman
IDaily StaflReporter
The College Board released a report yester-
day that the price of a college degree is con-
tinuing to rise higher than the rate of inflation.
A national study released by the College Board
report that tuition increased from 4.4 percent to
5.2 percent this year for four-year public insti-
tutions.
But the University claims its tuition increase is
tow'er than the national average.
University spokeswoman Julie Peterson said
"we're very pleased that thanks to strong
state support the University has been able to
keep tuition increases modest for the past few
years.,
The University raised tuition 2.8 percent
between the 1999-2000 academic year and they

current 2000-01 academic year for both Michi-
gan residents and non-residents, and for both the
lower division and the upper divisions of under-
graduate study.
LSA freshmen and sophomores paid $6,333
and $19,761 for in-state and out-of-state stu-
dents last year, and currently they pay $6,513 and
$20,323 respectively.
LSA juniors and seniors paid $7,137 for in-
state tuition and $21,149 for out-of-state tuition
last year. This year students pay $7,339 and
$2 ,751 respectively.
"I don't think there is a correlation between the
number of students going to college and the cost
increase," said Laura Wilcox, assistant director for
public affairs at the American Council on Educa-
tion.
"Students now more than ever value the col-
lege education. The amount of money that can

be earned with a college degree is significantly
higher than that of a high school diploma," she
said.
College Board President Gaston Caperton said
in a written statement that loans account for 59
percent of all financial aid compared to about 41
percent in 1980-8 3.
Funding for Pell Grants has decreased as well,
but may now increase. The Pell Grant is the main
source of student aid for needy students, Wilcox
said.
The grant has to be authorized by Congress
each year, and budgets have in the past been lim-
ited, Wilcox said.
In l998-99 alone, the Pell Grant awarded 3.8
million students with $7.2 billion in families with
an average yearly household income of S20,544,
Wilcox said.
Additionally, Wilcox said, $68 billion of aid is

available between federal, state and institutional
funding.
As to why the tuition costs are rising higher
than inflation, said John Cross, University asso-
ciate dean for finance and planning. "Nationally
institutional costs have been rising, there is no
question that they have been rising faster than
inflation."
Cross said making changes to technology is
much more cost efficient, but changing teaching
mechanisms is difficult.
"While technological assembly costs have gone
down as people hasve invented new machines,
we don't have machues to make it mtch easier
to teach a large number of students, and there-
fore our costs increase, as the salaries and
wages.increase," Cross said.
- Daily Staff Reporter Robert Gold contributed
to this report.

Lecture wraps up
week of awareness

By Natalie Plosky
Daily Staff Reporter
Breast Cancer Awareness Week at
the University wrapped up last night
with two speakers representing the
clinical and personal perspectives of
breast cancer at the University Stu-
dents Against Cancer's monthly meet-
ing in the Michigan Union.
Jamie Frey, program coordinator
and nurse practitioner of the Breast
Care Center at the University Hospi-
tals, presented a slide show atthe meet-
ing demonstrating the proper breast
self examination technique as well as
other statistics and graphs.
Frey stressed that early detection has
been paramount in fighting the disease.
Of those women who are diagnosed
with the disease at an early stage,
almost 97 percent will survive for
more than five years. The death rate
of cancer has declined by the largest
amount in more than 65 years in the
1990s, which can largely be credited
to early detection efforts.
She said women over 40 years old to
get mammogramsevery onetotwo years
and for women over 50 to receive mam-
mograms annually. She also empha-
sized the importance of self exams for
younger women..
Frey also dispelled a common
assumption that heredity is the largest
factorin developing the disease. While
5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancer
cases can be attributed to genes, Frey

explained that being a woman and
growing older cause the rest.
Deanna Beyer, an 11-year survivor of
breast cancer and a nurse manager at the
University Health System, is an advocate
for issues of cancer survivorship.
She spoke of her personal experience
with the disease and some of the issues
she has had to face as well as the posi-
tive attitude she has gained.
"Having a life threatening illness can
stretch your limits," Beyer said. "it's
given me the freedom to do the things I
want todo andtotrust my instinctsmore.
I have learned to enjoy the moment and
not to sweat the small stuff."
Rosalee LoChirco, cancer aware-
ness co-chair for USAC, stressed the
importance of awareness of disease,
even among college students.
"Younger women can get breast
cancer," LoChirco said. "We want
people to know about it so it's not
a scary thing, but a controllabte
thing."
The University's observance of
Breast Cancer Awareness Week, spon-
sored by USAC, coincides with the
American Cancer Society's Breast
Cancer Awareness Month for the
month of October.
The combined fundraising efforts
exceeded expectations. On "Diag Day"
last year, 4,000 pink ribbons and infor-
rnation packets were distributed. This
year, "Diag Day," held last Wednes-
day, USAC members handed out5,500
ribbons and information.

JUSTIN F1T5PATRICK/1aiy
LSA junior Andrea Sethi and sophomore Jocelyn Frank view an exhibit at the 14th annual Speak-Out, sponsored by Sexual
Assault and Prevention Awareness Center at the Michigan Union last night.
VictimRs of sexual assaults
h i

By Laura Deneau /
Daily Staffi Reporter
Megan Rohling, an LSA senior,
spoke for the second time about her
experience as a rape survivor at the
14th annual Speak-Out last night.
She atso talked about the media
attention associated with the event,
her story and her photograph dis-
played on the front page of a news-
paper.
"I've been approached by people
on the street ... People knew me as
someone who's been raped before
they knew where I was from," Roh-
ling said.
Btt Rohling said she felt her pres-
ence in the media was positive as
it prompted people to talk openly
about issues of sexual violence and
created awareness.
"Until we say this is wrong and it
needs to stop, it won't stop," Roh-
ling said.
Last night survivors of sexual
violence such as rape, unwanted
sexual conduct and domestic vio-
lence, including 16 women and one
man, shared testimonies about their
experiences in the dialogue hosted
by the Sexual Assault Prevention
and Awareness Center. More than
100 people attended.
After the testimonials, spectators
and individuals who gave testimony
participated in healing rituals, guided
by Iakamima, an oral historians soci-
ety.
"Our purpose was to give the

"Until we say this is wrong and it needs to
stop, it won't stop."
-Megan Rohling
LSA senior

people who participated an opportu-
nity to process their experiences and
what they heard in a way that pro-
vides emnoowerment," Jahara Mek-
inney of Hakamrna said.
Many people who spoke at last
year's Speak-Out thanked Hakamma
for providing them with a sense of
closure.
"Re-telling is often re-tramatiz-
ing, and there is always a need
for ways to re-process the energy,"
said Shingairai Chifanda, director of
SAPAC.
SAPAC expressed two majorgoals
at the event: To create awareness and
empower survivors.
"First, we are trying to create
awarness within the University com-
munity and the community at large.
Second, we want to provide a safe
space where survivors can share
their stories and be supported," said
Kristen Dama, SAPAC networking,
advertising and activism co-coordi-
nator.
October is domestic violence
awarness month and an important
time for many students. On the sec-
ond-floor study room in the Michigan
Union, SAPAC will have exhibits
through Oct. 29.

Many of the survivors who spoke
last night made t-shirts that will
be displayed along with the Silent
Women's exhibit commemorating
local women who lost their lives to
domestic violence.
The Silent Women's exhibit is
composed of 12 wooden forms, face-
less and painted red, that have placks
on their chests informing the reader
of the represented individual's name,
age and story.
The exhibit is part of a statewide
exhibition that rotates between differ-
ent Michigan universities and com-
munity organizations. The Junior
League of Ann Arbor has been in
charge of coordinating the exhibit
on campus.
"Even for people who are
aware of the statistic that one in
four college women are victims
of sexual misconduct, it can be
very overwhelming when statis-
tics are combined with faces,"
Dama said.
Anyone who would like to make
a T-shirt in honor of survivors of
sexual abuse and domestic violence
can visit SAPAC's office on North
University Avenue on Oct. 17 and
Oct. 18.

THE CALENDAR
What's happening in Ann Arbor today
EVENTS p.m., Michigan Union Anderson 668-7652
Room U "Music of French Composers,"
Jazz Ensemble, Ellen Rowe director, U "Does Taiwan's Very Low FertilIty Sponsored by School of Music
Sponsored by the School oftMusic, Rate Mean a Declining Population "Evening Organ Concert Series,'
8:00 p.m., Rackham Auditorium, Soon?" Sponsored by the Center 8:00 p.m., Hill Auditorium,
763-4726 for Chinese Studies brown bag 763-0594
AternatIve Spring Break Mass lecture series, noon, 1636 SSWB,
Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Michigan 1080 South University, 764-6308 SERVICES
Union Pendelton Room U "In the Flow: Blending Career,
Music In the Park, Sponsored by Family, and Spirit," Talk by Campus InformatIon Centers,
Herb David Guitar Studio and Donna Britt, Sponsored by the 764-INF0, info@umich.edu, and
Ann Arbor Parks Department, Center for the Education of www.umich.edu/-info on the
Liberty Plaza, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Women, 3:30 p.m., Alumni World Wide Web
665-8001 Association Founders' Room, Northwalk, 763-WALK, Bursley
"Copyright in the Digital Age," 200 Fletcher, 998-7080 Lobby, 8 p.m. - 1:30 am.
Jonathan Alger, James Hilton and "New Unux Software," 7:00 p.m., Safewalk, 936-1000, Shapiro
Aline Soules will speak, 1:30 Liberty Borders, 612 E. Liberty, Library Lobby, 8 p.m. - 2:30 a.m.
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apen to the University community, But we can only print announcements the day of the event. Announcements
for events that charge admission will not be run.
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ree days before publication. Events on Friday, Saturday or Sunday must be submitted by 5 p.m. Wednesday prior to
the event. We can not accept requests over the telephone, and we cannot guarantee that an announcement turned in
within three days of the event will be run.

Urban EduCationU
America's
Most Important Social Issue
-Harold 0. Levy-
Chancellor, New York City Public Schools
Oct ober19, 2000_-
5:00 pm
Shorting Auditorium
610 East University, Room 1202
Harold 0. Levy chaired the Commission Onl
School IFacilities and Mainteinance Reform,
which produced a 1905 report on the
Steate of decay of New York City's public
school buildings, and was appointed to
the New York State Board of Regents
in 1997. Earlier this year, he was
appointe d Chancellor of the New York
City Ptblic Schools. 3efore serving as
Chancellor, Levy was vice-president for
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