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Taste Fest entices
with free samples
of organic food
The second annual Ann Arbor
Organic Taste Fest features free sam-
ples of a wide range of organic food
and food products Sunday, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Taste Fest also includes live blue-
grass by Ann Arbor band the Ambitious
Brothers at 10:30 a.m. and blues piano
by Al Hill at noon.
The festival will be held at the
Farmer's Market in Kerrytown, which
is located on the corner of Catherine
Street and Detroit Street.
Benefit walk
raises money to
battle depression
The University Depression Center
and the American Foundation for Sui-
cide Prevention team up for the "Out
of the Darkness ... Into the Light"
walk Sunday.
The third annual 3.5-mile benefit
walk will start at 9 a.m. at Pioneer
High School. While the walk is open
to anyone, those who have dealt with
depression are encouraged to partici-
Money raised from the event will go
toward efforts to prevent suicide and
educate the public about depression and
its link to suicide.
DPS reports
illegal fridge sale
in residence hall
A caller reported to the Department
of Public Safety Wednesday that an
unidentified person might have been
trying to sell refrigerators illegally to
University students in Couzens Resi-
dence Hall.
Student suspects
poker being played
in basement
A student living in South Quad Resi-
dence Hall reported to DPS Wednesday
that he believes people were playing
a game of poker in the hall basement.
DPS sent an officer to investigate the
scene, but the officer was unable to find
any poker game.
Fight over parking
space leads to
Two drivers involved in a dispute
over a parking space in a lot on 900
Murfin Ave. collided Wednesday when
one vehicle attempted to get into the
parking space before the other. No one
was injured in the crash.
Vending machine

glass punched in
at East Quad
A DPS officer reported that finding
damage to a vending machine in East
Quad near the cafeteria Wednesday.
An unknown subject punched out the
vending machine's plexiglass.

New hall's construction to begin in '06


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the frustration factor on the board
"Something needs to be done on this
campus in terms of housing because
we're not keeping up," she added. "We
are behind, and we've been behind."
Several regents, including Olivia
Maynard (D-Goodrich), echoed this
sentiment and urged University Hous-
ing to move forward promptly on its
recommendations. Maynard suggested
that next month Henry bring to the
board some specific price information.
The new hall will feature apartment
or suite-style housing, private bathrooms
and living rooms, which have become
increasingly popular over the years.
"Those days are over," Henry said, refer-
ring to past halls that relied on commu-
nal bathrooms and narrow hallways.
The new hall will most likely include
500 to 650 beds, and University Housing
will make a considerable effort to create
small living communities in clusters of
20 to 25 students in the hall. But the total
capacity of the University's residence
halls may not increase by much because
some beds will be lost in halls where
Housing creates communal spaces.
Henry said two of the most distinc-
tive and memorable halls on campus,
Mosher-Jordan and Stockwell, are first
in line for renovations. Next would be
Betsy Barbour House, Helen Newberry
House and West Quad Residence Hall.
During that process, University
Housing will have to shut down each
hall - one at a time - for an entire
school year. For those renovations, stu-
dents will most likely have to relocate
to North Campus - probably North-
wood residencies, where administrators
believe there is ample space to accom-

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program, according to Hinshaw.
"People should know that this nurs-
ing shortage is a serious issue," Pohl
said. "Nationally, 16,000 qualified
applicants have been turned away due
to insufficient numbers of faculty."
Additionally, the University is begin-
ning the search for a new Nursing dean
this winter in response to the shortage,
to provide a longer period of time to
search for Hinshaw's replacement.
Nursing senior Lindsay Simon said
her professors have responded to this
shortage by pressuring her and other
students to go into nursing education.
"Our professors have been telling us
that there is going to be a shortage soon
in nursing educators. They've been try-
ing to put in our minds that teaching is
an option and it's important to take it
seriously because there is going to be a
huge shortage," Simon said.
She added that educators' low sala-
ries keep nursing students from pursu-
ing careers in teaching.
"Most people want to do something
else because there isn't much money in
teaching," she said.

But the shortage also creates
"It's comforting. 1 know I'll havec a
job when I graduate," Nursing junior
Megan Finn said.
She added that the shortage has
motivated her to work harder in school
and recruit other students to enroll in
the School of Nursing.
The University is planning ahead of
time in preparation of the faculty short-
age. Hinshaw explained that through
the Provost Loan Program, the Uni-
versity hopes to equip young nurses
for future teaching positions. In the
program, younger faculty are brought
in before a job opening is available and
are mentored by more experienced fac-
ulty. When the openings show up. an
experienced and young nurse is ready
to fill the position.
Hinshaw also said the University
has less of a problem recruiting nurs-
ing faculty than other universities.
"The University is fortunate. It is
higher ranked, and its reputation and
research-intensive environment attract
new faculty," Hinshaw said.
The U.S. News & World Report
ranked Michigan third among nursing
graduate schools in 2003.

Director of University Housing Carole Henry addresses the University's Board of
Regents in Fleming Hall yesterday to discuss renovation of residence halls.

modate this relocation. Overall, renova-
tions could take up to 20 years.
For new dining services, University
Housing envisions a marketplace setting
with restaurant-quality dining. One pos-
sible option could be grilling stations or
pasta bars. New dining centers will be
located on Central Campus and the Hill
area, while Bursley Hall aAd East Quad's
centers will get renovations.
West Quad, Bursley and halls on
the Hill could also receive emporiums,
which are a blend of a restaurant and
convenience store with caf6-seating,
computers and even plasma televisions.
At least one dining center is expected to
open in 2008.
At the same time, University Hous-
ing will continue to make technology
and safety improvements, including an
upgrade of fire alarms in all halls by

2007 and the installation of fire sup-
pression systems, such as sprinklers, by
2011. Such improvements will cost $7
to $10 million each year until improve-
ments are completed.
The new residence hall is not neces-
sarily intended to alleviate the hous-
ing crunch, which was caused by the
marked increase of about 500 extra
freshmen. This year's unexpectedly
large freshmen class was a "blip" and
should not happen again, University
spokeswoman Julie Peterson said.
Instead, the new hall will cater
to upperclassmen - but will not be
restricted to them, Henry said. Univer-
sity Housing has found that demand by
upperclassmen for on-campus hous-
ing is high when their desires.are met:
single rooms, apartments and private

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related illness, and nearly 80 percent of
people diagnosed are women."
There is no cure or official treatment
yet for either illness, but Groner recom-
mends one thing to all her patients -
exercise. When exercise doesn't help,
other treatments include psychological
therapy and use of anti-depressants.
Fibromyalgia often overlaps with
other illnesses, such as chronic fatigue
syndrome, Groner added.
Symptoms of chronic fatigue syn-

myalgia. "Before I was diagnosed, I
didn't know too much about the ill-
ness," said Freedman. "I joined the reg-
istry because I believe in research and
hope the center will learn more about
the illness and different treatments."
Freedman was diagnosed with fibro-
myalgia two years ago, and since then,
she said her symptoms have improved.
"I don't have pain everyday, I have
some good days and some bad days,"
Freedman said. "Walking helps, and I
also take a deep water therapeutic exer-
cise class." Freedman also attends mas-
sage therapy.

Continued from page 1
night," said Kathy Kerry, wife of Cam Kerry.
Although Cam Kerry is seven years younger than John,
the Kerry brothers have always been close.
"John taught me to wrestle," Cam Kerry said.
"I know his tender, sentimental side that I have seen him
use with our parents and his daughters. That's what people
don't get to see ... I know what's in his heart," Kerry added.
Cam Kerry was not the only one to speak highly of the
Democratic candidate.
Kathy Kerry said, "John is passionate about turning this
country around ... He is a builder." An Oak Park native,
Kathy Kerry attended the University for both her undergrad-
uate and graduate education and said, "It's wonderful to be
Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje, also spoke on behalf of
the senator. "Every one of us needs to work as hard as we
can to win this election for John Kerry," Hieftje said. "This is

the most important election of my lifetime and maybe even
your lifetime."
Cam Kerry echoed these sentiments, saying the elec-
tion was significant, "not just because it is my brother
that's running."
However, discussion wasn't exclusive to John Kerry. In
regards to President Bush, Cam Kerry said, "Bush unleashed
forces of chaos that we are going to have to contend with for
years to come".
"Let's talk about flops ... George W. Bush," he added.
Kerry warned the audience of the urgency of the election.
"You've got 40 days to put this country in the right direc-
tion," he said.
Kerry spoke of his commitment to his brother's political
"I've been through every election with John, and he has
always come from behind," he said. "We've got George Bush
right where we want him."
The University's College Democrats sponsored the event
that was held at the Michigan Union Ballroom.

drome include
muscle pain, joint
pain, headache, sore
throat, unrefreshing
sleep and difficulty
with concentration.
Chronic fatigue
patients show more
than four of these
symptoms, and,
according to Groner,

There is no cure
for chronic fatigue,
a disease which
affects 20 percent
of .Americans.

Not all treatments help
everyone, but Groner
wants to remind people
with these illnesses that
"there is always hope."
The center is hoping
300 people will join
the registry each year,
Leone said. It would
like to gain 750 par-

are severe enough to limit daily activity
on a regular basis.
Groner believes people develop
chronic multi-symptom illnesses after
some type of physical or emotional
trauma. Examples include a death of a
loved one or a car accident.
She even attributed the illness to
viral infections such as chicken pox and
Ruth Freedman, a volunteer in the
study, has been diagnosed with fibro-

ticipants between the ages
of 18 to 60 in the next three years.
The registry welcomes both male and
female volunteers who have been diag-
nosed with one of the illnesses, or who
think they may have symptoms. The
registry also needs healthy individuals to
serve as control subjects for the studies.
For more information about chronic
multi-symptom illnesses or the Chronic
Pain and Fatigue Research Registry,
call (866) 288-0046 or visit www.med.

The Michigan HeadePain & Neurological institute is seeking
individuals 18 years of age and older to participate in a research
trial evaluating an investigational medication for early treatment of
If you (or someone you know) experience an average of 1 to 4
headaches per month and are in good physical health, you may
Participants will receive study-related medical care and study
medication at no cost. Compensation for time and travel will also
be provided.
Please contact our Clinical Research staff for additional information
at (734) 677-6000 x 4 or visit our website at www.MHNI.com.

In Daily History
Police shut down
three-week tent-in
on Diag
Sept. 24, 1970 - A three-week
tent-in on the Diag ended last night
when University officials, accompa-
nied by Ann Arbor police, removed
all of the tents.
In the afternoon University Security
Chief Roland Gainsley announced to
campers that "those of you who do not
move within five minutes are subject to
trespass laws and will be arrested."
The campers were squatting on the
Diag to protest price hikes for on-cam-
pus housing, and to demonstrate to the

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