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2 - Friday, March 16, 2007

The Extremist

Arbor Anecdotes

Before You Were Here Campus Characters E
Where do they get green beer?
The process behind colored alcohol

The first green of spring will be Pub on State Street. Ashley's antici-
served by the pint tomorrow. Many pates the need for a second delivery
students are looking forward to of the dyed Labatt beer that will
toasting St. Patrick's Day tomor- be served on two lines at the bar to
row with a St. Patrick's Day staple keep the flow of the crowds running
- green beer. smoothly.
"It makes it more than just a typi- "Last year when we left the night
cal house party," LSA junior Eliza- before there were already people
beth Conrad said. lined up at 3 am," said Brian Carl-
The attitude on campus turns son, a bartender at Ashley's. "They
everyone a little bit Irish on St. Pat- were lined up around the block by 6
rick's Day. a.m."
"It's a big celebration," said Steve Silver Foam distributes kegs that
Whidman, vice president of sales at are individually dyed and consistent
the Silver Foam Distribution Com- in color. The Silver Foam employ-
pany, which distributes malt bever- ees involved in the dying process
ages in southern Michigan. take pride in their work and strive
More than 300 kegs of green beer to make each keg equally as green as
have been ordered from Silver Foam the next, Whidman said.
in the last week to prepare for the "We use pressure to carefully
holiday. inject green dye into the bottom of
At least 10 of these kegs will be the cylinder so that it filters into the
served at Ashley's Restaurant and beer from the bottom up," Whid-

man said.
The dyed beer is completely safe
and maintains the beer's original
flavor, although LSA senior John
Bolton recalled a startling side
effect of green beer consumption.
"Your urine is, green, which is
weird and surprises some people,"
Bolton said.
Ashley's will open at 6:30 a.m.
tomorrow and begin serving alco-
hol at 7 a.m. Ashley's will offer a $10
cover until 9:30 a.m. that includes
breakfast and a St. Patrick's Day T-
shirt. Green Labatt and Jello shot
specials will be served for $3 until
2 a.m. Ashley's is prepared if the
green kegs are tapped before clos-
ing time.
"We have green food coloring if
people want green beer at the end of
the night," Carlson said.

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A sign advertising green beer outside of Campus Corner on the
corner of State and Packard streets yesterday


Loiterer booted
from lobby
WHERE: Weill Hall
WHEN: Wednesday at about
7:45 p.m.
WHAT: A male not affiliated
with the University was spot-
ted inside the lobby of Weill
Hall, the Department of Public
Safety reported. Police recog-
nized the man as a frequent loi-
terer and asked him to leave.
Two girls have
shouting match
after class
WHERE: Angell Hall
WHEN: Wednesday at about
3:20 p.m.
WHAT: Two females engaged
in a verbal confrontation in
a corridor after a class, DPS
reported. Profanity and threats
were used.

Graffiti Talk on birds' Discussion of
discovered on evolution physics and

electrical box
WHERE: Duderstadt Building
WHEN: Wednesday at about
3:45 a.m.
WHAT: An anonymous caller
reported gang graffiti on an
electrical box, DPS reported.
An investigation determined
that the graffiti was not gang-
related. The estimated damage
was about $10.
After lifting,
man collapses
WHERE: North Campus Rec-
reation Building
WHEN: Wednesday at about
3:20 p.m.
WHAT: A male collapsed while
exiting the building after lift-
ing weights, DPS reported. The
ambulance called was not used
to transport the subject after he
was determined to be alright.

WHAT: Dr. Stephanie Doucet
from the University of Wind-
sor's Department of Biological
Sciences will deliver a lecture
called "Sexual Selection and
Plumage Coloration In Birds"
WHO: Ecology and Evolu-
tionaryBiology Department
WHEN: Today at from 11 a.m.
to noon.
WHERE: Room 2009, Ruth-
ven Museum
WHAT: An annual karaoke
competition for students who
love to sing
WHO: Taiwan Students
WHEN: Today from 7 to
11:30 p.m.
WHERE: Francois-Xavier
Bagnoud Building Audito-

WHAT: A lecture by physics
Prof. Christopher Monroe on
the makeup of sound waves
in music
WHO: Physics Department
WHEN: Saturday at 10:30
WHERE: Room 170, Denni-
son Building
" In the events calendar on
page 2B of yesterday's B-Side,
the Murray Perahia concert at
Hill Auditorium this Sunday
was listed as free. Tickets cost
$10, and there are student
rush tickets available.
" A caption on yesterday's
front page said Zingerman's
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Forty percent ofthe 2.2mil-
lion people in U.S. jails have
Hepatitis C, The Associ-
ated Press reported. Although
the disease is treatable, most
prisons haven't implemented
testing programs. Liver-related
deaths in prisons are expected
to triple before 2030.
The Michigan men's bas-
ketball team ended its
season last night. They
were eliminated from the NIT
in a 87-66 loss to Florida State
in Tallahassee.
The world's oldest man,
Hyrhory Nestor, cele-
brated his 116th birthday
yesterday, Reuters reported.
Living in Ukraine, the former
shepherd has seen his home
region controlled by the Aus-
tro-Hungarian Empire, Soviet
Russia, Nazi Germany and

The following students will be among those recognized during the Honors Convocation program on
Sunday, March 18, 2007. These individuals have demonstrated the highest level of undergraduate academic
success by achieving seven or more consecutive terms of all A's and earning the designation of Angell Scholar.
The University of Michigan congratulates these students on their superior scholastic achievement and wishes
them continued success.


Eight Term Angell Scholars
Robert M. Bielby
Allison Mileo Gorsuch*
Manda Emeline Lai*
Jun Li*
Julia Christine Malette*
Mary Lou Shelly
Seven Term Angell Scholars
Jennifer Marie Ahlquist
Adrian Leigh Allen
Virginia Clover Bailey
Stacey Lee Bednarz*
Mary Alice Bonhag
Jeffrey Nolan Carey
Virginia Elizabeth Corrigan
Kathryn Ruth Gaylord-Miles
Allison Michelle Glenn*
Katherine Rose Jackson
Keith Patrick Kwiatkowski*
Don Nguyen
Adam Walter Rigoni
Christina Ellen Saindon
Carolyn M. Senger*
Adam Alan Sonnanstine
Kendal Sparks
Anna R. Stanczyk
Gina C.Volpe
Wang Ki Yuen

College of Arts and Sciences-UM Flint
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters -UM Dearborn
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
School of Nursing
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
School of Nursing
School of Music,Theatre & Dance
School of Music,Theatre & Dance
Residential College
Residential College
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Division of Kinesiology
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
College of Engineering
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Division of Kinesiology
School of Music,Theatre & Dance
College of Engineering
School of Music,Theatre & Dance
College of Arts and Sciences-UM Flint
College of Arts and Sciences -UM Flint
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

*Denotes graduates



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