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Arrington, Butler to miss
practice, maybe games

Thursday, March 15, 2007
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yers in question When asked if the three could
injred return to the team in the fall if no
not injured other incidents arose, Carr didn't
sound overly optimistic.
By SCOTT BELL "That is possible, but maybe not
Daily Sports Editor probable," he said.
Carr did not use the word sus-
e Michigan football play- pension and didn't specifically
luding two returning start- go into the reason for the trio's
1 miss the upcoming spring absence from spring practice, but
e and possibly more after he did reiterate his earlier state-
ppears to be a violation of ment at the end of his 50-minute
les. long session with the media yes-
receiverAdrianArrington terday.
ht end Carson Butler, both "They are not practicing, and
am were expected to be they are not injured," he said.
players this season, along Arrington was not listed on the
eserve defensive lineman returning starters list provided to
Germany, will not join the the media by the athletic depart-

ment yesterday, but Butler was.
All three have had disciplinary
issues in the past.
Two years ago, Arrington
missed the team's Alamo Bowl
game for breaking team rules.
Then last season - in the mid-
dle of a breakout campaign in
which the Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
native caught 40 passes for 544
yards and eight touchdowns
- Arrington faced domestic vio-
lence charges.
Arrington was cleared on all
charges after three court appear-
ances and didn't miss a game
because of the incident - though
he did sit out five plays against
Michigan State.
He has two years of eligibility
remaining for the Wolverines.
Butler, a tight end who started
See FOOTBALL, page 3A

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DailyStaffReporter in Raytheon, General Dynamics,
Northrop Grumman, BAE Sys-
the $5.7 billion in the Uni- tems and Halliburton, according
y endowment fund, about to documents obtained from the
pillion is invested in defense University that outline its invest-
actors that supply missiles, ment for the fiscal year 2006.
les and ammunition that is Activists at Wayne State Uni-
o the U.S. military. versity and Michigan State Uni
e University chapter of Stu- versity are also planning to push
for a Democratic Society, for divestment.
with Anti-War Action, says "Campusesareheavilyinvolved
holdings violate the Uni- in supporting a militarized soci-
y's Responsible Procure- ety, and many have investments
code and plans to ask the in military defense contractors,"
rsity Board of Regents to said Aaron Petcoff, a junior at
t from the five contractors Wayne State University who is
meeting today. organizing the campaign.
re're asking for the Univer- Petcoff said that in addition
o adhere to its responsible to divestment, the Wayne State
rement code, which applies chapter of SDS is also pushing for
. business dealings," said an ethical investments policy to
senior Alex Smith, an SDS be created and implemented.
ber who is organizing the
tment campaign. BAE SYSTEMS
e code defines socially U.K.-based BAE Systems is
nsible procurement as the fourth largest defense com-
lucting business in a man- pany in the world, and the Uni-
hat meets or exceeds the versity holds $2,199,329 worth
al, legal, commercial, and See DEFENSE, page 3A

LOCKED IN

Ben Brown works behind the bread counter at Zingerman's Delicatessan on Detroit Street yesterday. The deli celebrates its 25th anniversary tomorrow.
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Zingerman's orders up year 25
Kerrytown deli turned phenomenon celebrates a
quarter-century selling sandwiches, cheeses and bread

By DANIELLE KRUIZENGA
Daily StaffReporter
Entering Zingerman's for the
first time has a tendency to be a bit
overwhelming for some. It is diffi-
cult to find an inch of space in the
25-year-old deli that isn't covered
with a vast selection of expensive
meats and cheeses. A parton's view
of the hanging menu listing doz-
ens of sandwiches may be blocked
by Zingerman's co-founder Ari
Weinzweig. At 6 feet 4 inches tall,
Weinzweig is a commanding pres-
ence.
Weinzweig can sometimes be
found offering free samples of
prosciutto, chatting with custom-
ers and instructing employees,

but don't let him distract you from
deciding between a #18 sandwich
or a #20 sandwich (hint: the only
difference is that one is grilled).
Weinzweig might be standing a
bit taller today, as he and co-found-
er Paul Saginaw celebrate the deli's
25th anniversary.
In the quarter-century since
Zingerman's opened its doors on
Detroit Street in Kerrytown, the
founders have expanded their busi-
ness to include a bakery, creamery,
sit-down restaurant, catering ser-
vices and mail-order website.
It has developed a national fol-
lowing.
Ann Arbor resident Don Solo-
mon said he has been a customer
since opening day 25 years ago.

"No matter where I go in the
country, when I say I'm from Ann
Arbor, people ask me about Zinger-
man's," Solomon said. "Or they ask
me to bring them a sandwich next
time."
Saginaw and Weinzweig have
refused offers to turn the deli into
a chain.
"In 1994, they went against
the opinions of their bankers and
lawyers when they chose not to
franchise," said Managing Part-
ner Grace Singleton, who joined
Zingerman's nearly five years ago.
"They stuck to their core values
and took the path less traveled."
On opening day in 1982, the Reu-
ben sandwich cost $5 - or about
$10.50 in today dollars. Now, the

Reuben costs about $11.99. That
is, except for today, when the deli
will sell the sandwich for just $5,
in honor of the price the year it
opened.
It's not just the sandwiches that
are expensive, either.
Earlier this month, a University
Law School student group held its
annual charity auction. One of the
items for sale was the chance to
have a Zingerman's sandwich tem-
porarily named after the winner.
The right to name a Zingerman's
sandwich sold for nearly $700,
despite the fact the name will only
become permanent if sales of the
new sandwich are successful.
On campus, the deli is somewhat
See ZINGERMAN'S, page 3A

LSA sophomore Jacqueline Lantz sat in a cage on the Diag for seven hours
yesterday. The demonstration was held by The Campaign Against Torture and
Amnesty International.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT
MSA presidential candidates square off in debate
Election tamer than Residence Hall last night for what ute question-and-answer ses- tutions in the state. "DAAP has been very involved," Lopez said she wants chan
was iled as the annual Michi- ion amons Yost Loez and Katie Yost said he an hi ienei h ad Vtr fMcia o' W att aeM A

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last year's
By EMILY ANGELL
Daily StaffReporter
Michigan Action Party candi-
date and Zach Yost and Defend
Affirmative Action Party candidate
Maricruz Lopez met in South Quad

gan Student Assembly presidential
debate last night.
But there was no debate to be
found, even though the election,
which is not nearly as hotly con-
tested as last year's four-horse
marathon, is next week. There were
only a handful of attendees, mostly
MAP members.
However, there was a 20-min-

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Woods, WOLV-TV anchor (Woods
is also a reporter for The Michi-
gan Daily, but she was not serving
in that capacity last night) and a
reporter for The Michigan Daily.
The short session focused on
MSA's shortcomings and Proposal
2, the ballot initiative passed in
November that banned the use of
affirmative action by public insti-

dential candidate, Mohammad Dar,
are aware of the potential ramifica-
tions of the ballot initiative and
were ready to take action.
"We are trying to implement a
plan based on recruitment, reten-
tion and jobs," he said.
Lopez pointed to her party's
commitment to fighting Proposal

want to see this campus go back to
the Jim Crow days."
When asked about the shape of
the current assembly, Yost, the cur-
rent MSA student general counsel,
was positive.
"MSA is undergoing internal
change right now," he said. "We
want to make ita more accountable
organization."

of a student union, more a voice of
the students," she said. "Right now
they are too closely linked to the
administration. They have become
a spokesperson for the administra-
tion."
In his closing statement, Yost
replied that a strong relationship
with the University administration
See MSA, page 3A

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