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Soakin' up the sun

CAUCUS
Continued from Page 1A
at nearly 450 voting sites, Democrats can also cast their
ballots by mail.
University students also said they did not think the
new policies were unfair.
"People who don't have computers right now aren't at
a loss," LSA junior Adam Kelsey said. "The people that
don't have computers still have the chance to vote -
the only way they won't do it is if they don't want to."
Business school junior Walter Moore said he thought
the new policies would prove more convenient to Uni-
versity students. But he added that the policies are
"unfortunate for those who don't have a computer."
Michigan is not the first state to institute online vot-
ing in the presidential election process. In its 2000
presidential caucus, Arizona Democrats also had the
option of voting online.
PROPOSITION
Continued from Page JA
racial preferences. That's something people are more
educated on."
Ward has led two similar and successful initiatives in
Washington and California. Jones said those outcomes
in those elections are better indicators of what could be
the outcome in Michigan.
An Associated Press Poll taken three weeks ago
showed 52 percent of Michigan residents do not sup-
port the University's admission policies.

ROD'S
Continued from Page 1
compete. Big chains can afford to lose
money, but local business owners are
putting their life savings into it. It's
hard, it's very difficult. I've been in
business here 17 years. There have
always been ups and downs with a
semi recession."
McKendry added that the new
owners do not plan to make any
drastic changes to the diner, due to
the heavy scrutiny and costs that
would come with updating the build-
ing to meet current Ann Arbor build-
ing standards.
"Being successful as a businessman
- I didn't make it. But being success-
ful in my goal to make kids feel spe-
cial no matter what was," Craig said.
"Me and my wife just wanted to be
part of the student community, in a
way of supporting each student no
matter what race, whether they were
straight or gay. They always felt com-
fortable and we trained our staff to to
make each student feel special too,"
Craig said.
LSA junior Priya Pai said she can
remember her first time coming to the
diner, known best for its "Colliders"-
non-fat yogurt desserts mixed with
multiple toppings that include any-
thing from pretzels and cereal to bits
of chocolate bars.
"It was when I was really bummed
out freshman year. A friend brought
me here and I had one of these and the
world became a better place," she said.
Now an Ann Arbor fixture, the
diner found its start in the basement
of the Zion Methodist Church in
Ann Arbor, where Craig was youth
director.
"I started this program called
Rod's Diner. It would meet Wednes-
day night and kids would come from
school to play games and study there

was space for them there. I provided
them a smorgasbord type of menu for
them. I wanted the center to be a
place for them to come and social-
ize," Craig said. "So they would feel
comfortable being with friends and
eat and drink there."
He added that in time, the situation
turned into one where kids (who it
was meant for) would drop in, but
their parents would socialize together
as well.
"So the little sandwich menu drew
into 175 people Wednesday night. It
kept growing so much it developed
into something special. The busier it
got the more the parents started to
help out," Craig said.
His decision to look for another
place to hold Rod's Diner began with
his wife Susan.
He saw the ad in the paper and
when he visited the building, he had a
vision of it as a diner with silverware
and plates instead of its present day
condition as a fast food restaurant.
"Colliders were here when we
bought it, but they were delivery and
more food than colliders and real lim-
ited in the number of things you could
put in them," Craig said. "Also it was
in Styrofoam instead of the Collider
cups they come in now. So we focused
on what we could do to make it more
appealing thing. We stressed the fact
that it was a healthy thing to eat, no-
fat yogurt and cereal and it kind of
caught on, it's a meal in itself."
But it was more then just the food
that the Craig's concentrated on; they
said they were most concerned with
keeping the comfortable environment
that they had created in the basement
of the church.
They said they worked to keep stu-
dents at ease through a mixture of tak-
ing their pictures, giving free birthday
Colliders and in general socializing
with them.

Music sophomore Hannah Williams and her visiting friend, Giovanni
among those enjoying the unseasonly warm weather yesterday.

KELLY LIN/Daily
Nicoli, are

BUDGET
Continued from Page 1A
tain current levels of financial aid and
academic quality in the face of another
round of state budget cuts, she said.
State Sen. Tom George (R-Kalama-
zoo), a member of the Senate Appro-
priations Committee, said he does not
dispute Boulus' claims, but he added
that other state institutions and pro-
grams have had to decrease their qual-
ity in response to budget cuts.
"Everyone says they can't handle
any more cuts," George said. "Other
areas that depend on state appropria-

tions would argue similar things."
Budget cuts are nothing new for uni-
versities, George said, pointing out that
several decades ago the University was
forced to close two departments in
response to a decrease in state aid.
The revised expectations for the
budget shortfall come only days after a
report released by the Presidents Coun-
cil praised state universities for striving
to keep their costs down. According to
the report, schools eliminated 1,395
faculty and staff positions and reduced
spending by $159 million.
Such measures kept the universities'
spending increases below the rate of

inflation, the report states. Schools also
compensated for decreased state aid
with tuition increases averaging 9.9
percent.
"They are doing all they can to pre-
vent a lack of resources from limiting
the aspirations of students and the
quality of education in Michigan,"
Boulus said in the report. When draw-
ing up their budget over the summer,
university administrators were faced
with double-digit increases in energy
prices and health care, as well as a 1-
percent increase in student enrollment,
the report states.
Boulus said schools responded by

cutting hours at libraries and comput-
ing facilities, increasing class sizes
and freezing hiring and pay increases.
According to the report, state aid
for higher education increased slower
than almost all other areas of state
spending.
Boulus said in light of the expected
shortfall, lawmakers will have to
decide between increasing state rev-
enue or dismantling higher education.
"This is about the economy and tax
revenues," he said.Without additional
state aid, universities will face diffi-
culty in trying to increase enrollment,
he added.

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