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Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006 - The Michigan Daily - 3

Event to foster aff
among students Sta
The Black Welcome Week com-
mittee and office of Multi-Ethnic 0 Stude
Student Affairs will host an event
featuring dinner, music and dance districts
performances, activities and give- enrOilmc
aways meant to create a sense of
community between freshmen and DETROI
upperclassmen. The event is today observers o
from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Trotter Schools are
Multicultural Center. ing teachers
more than
school year.
Office of LGBT Distrt
Affairs to hold Orcginb
open house mentesewh
"They ar
thousands o
The Office of Lesbian Gay charter schoo
Bisexual and Transgender Affairs Detroit F
is hosting an open house for stu- ers spokesw
dents, faculty and staff from 4 to 6 disputed the
p.m. today in its office on the third district has
floor of the Michigan Union. hold others r
ing enrollme
are they goi
Ladies, do you blame?" she
want to join a day thatts
sorority? scheduled
will be a h
be no class
University women interested grades 10-1
in joining a Panhellenic Associa- enrolled hi1
tion sorority are invited to attend Court-ord
a forum today from 7 to 10 p.m.
at the Michigan Union. Members
of 13 Panhellenic sororities will be Ba
available to answer questions.
More anti-gay Free De
graffiti found on
North Campus
Graffiti that negatively referred Studc
to a resident's sexual orienta-
tion was found on the dry-erase
board of a female resident in the
Baits II Residence Hall on Sunday, Student Ow
the Department of Public Safety
Subjects found 4 &8
trespassing at 2 & 4 M
Three male, non-University
affiliates were caught trespassing
yesterday at about 3 a.m. in Mich-
igan Stadium, DPS reported.
Stray football
breaks caller's
A football broke the window of a IJN
female student living in the North-

wood III apartments on North
Campus Sunday, DPS reported.
" 'M' chec
THIS DAY - Free on
" ATMs or
In 'U' History -Three c
- Student'
Freshmen begin -VISA Ch
year in hotel,
linen closets
Sept. 5, 1974 - Nearly 50 fresh-
men are enjoying the comforts of the
Bell Tower Hotel, including color
televisions and maid service, thanks
to the University Housing Office.
For the fourth year in a row, the
lucky first-years will spend the next To play:
few weeks living at the hotel while
waiting for dorm vacancies.
The room shortage resulted There is n
when the housing office incorrectly
estimated the number of freshmen
committed to living in University Dj
housing, but would ultimately not
attend, would be 2.5 percent. Nine-
ty-six freshmen are without a per-
manent place of residence. Those
who are not at the hotel are living
in Bursley Residence Hall's linen
closets or in the rooms of Resident
University Housing Director
John Feldkamp said he did not
oversell residence hall rooms, but
he admits to having miscalculated
the number of vacancies.
"It's a great puzzle to me," said
Feldkamp. "There was nothing
new in the application rates this
year - I'm not quite sure why
this happened."
Several students living at the Bell
Tower Hotel said they are pleased
with their accommodations, espe-
cially because they are ing charged
regular dormitory housing rates..

ike could
ect beyond
.rt of school

nts in striking
begin to seek
ent elsewhere
T (AP) - Some
f the Detroit Public
afraid that the ongo-
' strike could affect
just the start of the
spokesman Lekan
o said the strike is
dents to seek enroll-
e making it easy for
f students to flee to
ols " Oguntoyinbo said.
Federation of Teach-
oman Michelle Price
claim and said the
wrongly been trying to
esponsible for declin-
nt. "How many times
ng to try to shift that
said Monday.
officials said Sun-
chool will start as
today, although it
alf-day. There will
ses for students in
2, except for newly
gh schoolers.
lered negotiations

continued yesterday with no
word of any progress toward a
new contract for the Detroit Fed-
eration of Teachers.
Layonda Baldwinis among those
who are choosing charter schools
over the Detroit Public Schools.
Baldwin is sending her 5-year-
old son to the Detroit Edison Pub-
lic School Academy, where he will
start kindergarten tomorrow.
Baldwin, who was educated in
the Detroit schools, said she thinks
a lot has changed since she was a
student more than 10 years ago
and thinks the district does not do
enough for the teachers.
"They can't work for free," she
said. "If their livelihood is not
taken care of, how are they going
to take care of other people's chil-
dren's livelihoods. We spend so
much money on stuff that makes
no sense."
Baldwin has no plans of ever
sending her son to a Detroit
public school.
"As long as DPS is doing what
they are doing and it's a lousy
job of it, yes, he will be in a
charter school," Baldwin said.
"I'd rather pay for my son's edu-
cation out of my pocket than put
him is DPS."


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