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NEWS

Tuesday, September 26, 2006 - The Michigan Daily - 3

ON CAMPUS
Professor to
lecture on
morality
Professor emeritus Dennis
O'Brien of the University of Roch-
ester and Bucknell University will
speak today from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in
the Michigan League Ballroom on
the topic of morality.
Asian and Pacific
Islander students
to hold mixer
The Asian and Pacific Island-
er American Studies program
is holding a mixer for students
and faculty members today from
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in room 3512 of
Haven Hall.
CRIME
NOTES
Student receives
harassing
phone calls
A student living in Stockwell
Residence Hall reported receiv-
ing harassing phone calls early
Sunday morning, according to
the Department of Public Safety.
DPS has no suspects at this time,
but the incident is under inves-
tigation.
Student cited
for fraudulent
Mcard use
A student was cited for trying
to fraudulently use an Mcard
at Mitchell Field on Sunday,
DPS reported. The student was
attempting to register for a soft-
ball game. The incident is under
investigation.
Fire alarm
disrupts Art and
Architecture
A malfunctioning fire alarm
went off yesterday morning at
the Art and Architecture Build-
ing., DPS reported. The alarm
sounded due to a system error.
Maintenance workers were noti-
fied and no sign of fire was found
or reported.
THIS DAY
In 'U' History
Students
suspended at A2
high school for

hairstyles
Sept. 26, 1968 - Ann Arbor
High School has suspended three
male students and may suspend
another because their hair styles do
not follow the policies outlined by
the school administration.
The boys, already banned from
attending classes, have hair that
extends below the collar line. The
fourth male in question has side-
burns that grow below the center of
his mouth line.
The suspensions prompted a spon-
taneous walk-out yesterday by about
20 students. Another is expected
today after leaflets passed out yester-
day afternoon called for students to
leave their classes at 11:40 a.m.
Bairj Donabedian, one of the
suspended students, said Senior
Class Principal Charles Barclay
first warned the students' parents
in writing about the suspensions.
After Donabedian refused to cut
his hair, Barclay and the school
policeman informed him that he
could no longer attend classes.
Nick Kazarinoff, son of Univer-
sity Prof. Nicholas Kazarinoff, is
facing suspension because of his
long sideburns. The suspension
will go into effect on Oct. 1.
"I will not cut my sideburns,"
Kazarinoff said.
Kazarinoff had hair below his col-
lar last year, but had to cut it to play on
the high school baseball team. This
year, his hair is above the collar.
The Ann Arbor Board of Educa-
tion maintains no uniform policy on
student dress and hair, according to
Assistant Superintendent Richard
Creal, said he supports guidelines
established by individual school
administrations.

MOVIN' ON UP

Ghosn, Wagoner
to hold alliance
talks 0 as

Nissan, Renault,
GM search for mutual
agreement
TOKYO (AP) - Carlos Ghosn,
the head of Nissan and Renault, and
General Motors CEO Richard Wag-
oner plan to hold talks this week in
Paris as they assess the possibility
of an alliance among the three auto-
makers, Nissan said yesterday.
"We can confirm that they will
meet this week in Paris," Nissan
spokeswoman Mihoko Takeda said.
"But we are not providing any fur-
ther details at this time."
Kyodo News agency it was unclear
whether the meeting would happen
before the opening of the Paris Motor
Show, which starts Thursday with a
media preview. In July, Detroit-based

General Motors Corp., Renault SA
of France and Nissan Motor Co. of
Japan announced a 90-day review
of an alliance among them. GM has
been stumbling amid intense com-
petition from Asian rivals. It has
announced plans to close 12 plants
by 2008, slash its work force and cut
costs.
The automakers are expected
to decide by Oct. 15 whether to go
ahead forming a partnership, Kyodo
said.
GM shares fell 2 cents to close
at $30.60 on the New York Stock
Exchange.
Over the weekend, Japan's Yomi-
uri newspaper reported that the com-
panies are unlikely to form a capital
alliance because of reluctance on the
part of GM, whose U.S. sales have
shown recent signs of a recovery.

Workers for Dietz Movers prepare a house on Washington Street yesterday to be put
on wheels and moved across town.
Cheney visits Michigan to
raise money for Bouchard

Vice president
also rallies troops at
Michigan National
Guard armory
WYOMING (AP) - Vice Pres-
ident Dick Cheney first offered
his support to Michigan's mili-
tary personnel, then to U.S. Sen-
ate candidate Mike Bouchard.
Cheney spoke yesterday during a
rally at a Michigan National Guard
armory in the Grand Rapids suburb
of Wyoming before heading to a
$2,100-per-person fundraiser ben-
efiting Bouchard and the GOP.
The fundraiser was held at the
East Grand Rapids home of busi-
nessman Peter Secchia, a former
U.S. ambassador to Italy and a
major GOP donor and activist.
The event was expected to raise
$375,000 for Bouchard's cam-
paign against his Democratic
opponent, Sen. Debbie Stabenow,
and $600,000 for the Republi-
cans, officials said.
Several hundred people, most-
ly Guard members and their
families, attended the rally at the
Grand Valley Armory. Cheney
praised them for their service and
their sacrifices.
"It's been my privilege to work
with the National Guard over the
years, not just as vice president but
also during my years as secretary

of defense," Cheney said. "The
citizen soldier is absolutely vital
to protecting the nation. We know
that from our history and we know
that from current events."
The United States has no
choice but to go on the offensive
and hunt down terrorists, "and to
stay in the fight until the fight is
won," he said.
Dick DeVos, the Republican
candidate for governor, did not
attend the afternoon rally. Cam-
paign spokesman John Truscott
said DeVos missed the event
because he had been out of town
until returning to Grand Rapids
to attend a late afternoon func-
tion at which he was to be the
keynote speaker.
Mark Brewer, chairman of
the Michigan Democratic Party,
criticized Cheney for not meeting
with the leaders of the Big Three
automakers while in Michigan.
Brewer also said Bouchard is
"once again openly embracing
the failed Bush administration"
through his association with
Cheney.
"It is typical that a Republican
like Bouchard is more interested
in Cheney raising money for his
campaign than having Cheney
tackle the problems the auto
industry is facing in Michigan,"
he said in a news release issued
by the party.
Sarah Anderson, a spokes-

woman for the Michigan GOP,
dismissed Brewer's comments and
labeled them as "more grandstand-
ing on behalf of Jennifer Granholm
and the Democratic Party."
"The president is meeting with
the Big Three after the election,"
Anderson said. "The president
of the United States is not going
to bow to political pressure from
Governor Granholm."
The White House announced
earlier this month that President
Bush will meet with leaders of
General Motors Corp., Ford
Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler
AG's Chrysler Group after the
Nov.7 election to discuss the state
of the ailing U.S. auto industry.
Democrats and the DeVos
campaign criticized the timing of
the meeting, saying it should take

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