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PROTEST
Continued from page 1
claim.
Speaker Kris Claphan of the Wolverine
-Coalition for Human Rights, who identified
herself as an ally for the transgender commu-
nity, also emphasized the need for support
outside of the transgender community at the
rally.
"A year ago it seemed natural to say, 'I'm
not one of them. We have different issues,"'
she said. "Becoming an ally and understand-

ing my expression has become a process."
While acknowledging Ann Arbor's repu-
tation as a diverse city, the rally organiz-
ers urged onlookers to remember that hate
crimes can happen anywhere.
Brosan briefly touched on the importance
of eliminating not only open hate speech, but
offensive references in casual conversation as
well.
"We must not tolerate invidious discrimi-
nation at any level," she said.
Public Policy graduate student Sebas-
tian Colon-Otero, who read a poem titled
"Remembering" that he wrote hours before

about his experience as a transgender per-
son, professed his pride in the University but
added, "I am not sure the University is proud
of me being here."
The Transgender Day of Remembrance
began in 1999 and is sponsored locally
by the Transgender Advocacy Project of
the Washtenaw Rainbow Action Project,
Transforum and the University's Office
of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgen-
der Affairs. The groups will also hold
a "Remembering Our Dead" memorial
Sunday in the Rackham Assembly Hall
at 5:30 p.m.

CAMPUS
Continued from page 1
get rides from people," Merson said.
He added that he often misses meet-
ings on campus because the busses
he usually takes don't run later than
10 p.m. "I like not having to have (a
car) as long as you can get around
easily, but you can't," he said.
Chris Baldwin, also a graduate
student at the School of Education,
said he would like to use the buses
to commute from his house, which is
close to a bus stop, but he can't afford
to spend the extra time waiting for
the bus to arrive.
"I'm a commuter, but I'm not using
(the buses) because I can't afford to
tack on another 30 to 45 minutes for
an already long commute." Baldwin
said. "But if there was predictability,
I'd totally ride the bus."
Miller said upcoming improve-

ments to the bus system include
the addition of three new buses and
the possible extension of routes and
hours. The idea of an electronic
countdown at bus stops that would let
passengers know how far away the
bus is was also floated at the meeting,
but no concrete plans were made.
Diane Brown, a spokeswoman for
the University, said some people per-
ceive greater barriers to transporta-
tion than are really there.
"A lot of people don't know it
takes them an hour to go the entire
commuter route," Brown said.
Baier said previous improvements
in transportation have already made
a big impact on congestion and envi-
ronmental sustainability.
"(We) created all these new riders,
which takes about 2,000 cars off the
road, that's what's huge," Baier said.
But Merson, who is considering
buying a car for the winter season,

said that unless the buses become
much more reliable, students will still
need cars.
"I value the environment and sus-
tainability ... but as we learned with
recycling, create a system that's easy
for people to use; otherwise they
won't do it," Merson said.
Brown said she hopes bus stop
locations will play an important
role for students in locating hous-
ing. But some expressed concern
that without cars, students would
be packed into concentrated areas
around bus stops and would not
have much mobility. Merson said
property close to bus stops is more
expensive and is densely populat-
ed by students.
"You develop almost student ghet-
tos," Merson said. "You're close to
some things, but prices will go up
and quality will go down. You could
do a whole study on that."

ECONOMY
Continued from page 1
The dollar, which had been
appreciating since the 1980s,
stopped that trend in the first
quarter of 2002 and has since
declined by an average of 4.2
percent each year.
It only rebounded' slightly

with a 1.2-percent increase
but is expected to continue to
decline in fiscal years 2006 and
2007.
With that information, for-
eign investors may not want
dollars anymore for the bulk of
their reserve currency assets. If
other countries decide to diver-
sify their reserves, the demand

would plunge, and the dollar
could start a declineof 6- to 8-
percent each year.
However, for all consumers
and businesses, the bottom line
is still good news.
"The likelihood of a reces-
sion in the next fiscal year is
only between 10 and 12 per-
cent," Hymans said.

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For Friday, Nov. 18, 2005
ARIES
(March 21 to April 19)
Financial worries might create a bit of
stress today. Try not to force financial
issues. Best to give things a sober, sec-
ond thought.
TAURUS
(April 20 to May 20)
Don't push the river today. Your
efforts will be blocked by authority fig-
ures. It's in your best interest to wait.
Whatever you do today, proceed slowly.
GEMINI
(May 21 to June 20)
This is not a good day to deal with the
government or large institutions. Unseen
forces seem to thwart your efforts. It's
best to bide your time, if you can.
CANCER
(June 21 to July 22)
For whatever reason, fear seems to
prevent you from doing something
today. You might fear failure. You might
fear a confrontation with someone. If
you feel this way, do nothing.
LEO
(July 23 to Aug. 22)
All your dealings with authority fig-
ures will be dicey today. Your efforts to
assert yourself are somehow blocked.
This is not a good day to push your plans
forward.
VIRGO
(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22)

Dealings with partners are difficult
today. Therefore, don't ask for the
Moon. Remember that others are labor-
ing under the same obstacles. In other
words, you're not alone.
SAGITTARIUS
(Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
It's not easy to encourage co-workers
to agree with you today. Therefore, don't
even try. People are irritated with restric-
tions that are placed on them today. Go
gently.
CAPRICORN
(Dec. 22 to Jan. 19)
For some reason you feel that your
own worst suspicions about yourself are
confirmed today. This shakes your self-
confidence. But this is just an illusion!
Don't take it seriously.
AQUARIUS
(Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
Small appliances or machinery might
break down today. Domestic arguments
are also likely. You definitely need to be
extra-patient with everything and every-
one at home.
PISCES
(Feb. 19 to March 20)
The problem with today is that one
part of you wants to be aggressive and
bold, and the other part of you wants to
hold back and be conservative. You can't
suck and blow at the same time.
YOU BORN TODAY You radiate
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