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2A - Monday, March 19, 2007

Living in the lap of luxury

Although Cambridge House no
longer has maids or room service,
the residence hall still offers stu-
dents a bit of hotel luxury unavail-
able elsewhere on campus.
The hall's 110 students enjoy pri-
vate bathrooms and carpeting.
That's why Cambridge House,
attached to the Michigan Union and
West Quad, is the most expensive
residence hall on campus, Univer-
sity Housing spokesman Alan Levy
For the first 60 years of its exis-
tence, Cambridge House was part
of the Michigan Union Hotel, Levy.
After the hotel closed in 1979
the University decided to turn the
building into a residence hall.
Room and board in a deluxe sin-
gle at Cambridge cost $10,692.00
this past school year, while a smaller
traditional single cost $10,332.
The cheapest residence hall is

Fletcher Hall. Room and board at
the dorm cost $6,442 for students
livingin triple rooms this year.
Although next year's rates for
next year will not be submitted to
the University Board of Regents
until next month, a proposal origi-
nally slated for consideration at last
week's regents meeting would have
increased the price of room and
board in Cambridge House by more
than $400 per year.
Freshmen are currently restrict-
ed from living in Cambridge House.
Starting this year, students from
all residence halls on campus were
given equal opportunity to live in
the dorm. West Quad residents were
previously given priority.
College of Engineering sopho-
more Michael Tobinlives in a deluxe
single room in Cambridge. Although
he plans to move off-campus next
year, he said he has enjoyed living
in Cambridge because of his ample

space and private bathroom.
"It's nice because you don't have
to walk down the hall when you
want to take a shower," he said.
LSA sophomore Ed Kramkowski-
said he likes living in his double
room in Cambridge because of the
hall's location. Last year, he lived in
Baits Hall on North Campus, which
was cheaper but more isolated.
Kramkowski said Cambridge
Hall is also quieter than Baits was.
The hallways in Cambridge
House were nearly silent yesterday
afternoon. Few students left their
doors open. Tobin said living in
Cambridge has drawbacks, though
he enjoys the hall's privacy and
quiet atmosphere.
"You don't see your hallmates
that much," Tobin said. "If you're
looking to become best friends with
the kids that live on your hall, you
probably shouldn't live here."

LSA sophomore Ed Kramkowski stands outside his double
room in Cambridge House. Room and board in Cambridge
doubles cost between $8,744 and $9,866 per school year.

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Drunk student
steals barricade
WHERE: Executive Residence,
710 East University Ave.
WHEN: Saturday at about 2
WHAT: A male student was
arrested after he stole a con-
struction barrier, the Depart-
ment of Public Safety reported.
Police also cited the student for
being a minor in possession of
alcohol and for giving police.
false identification.
Unknown man
reported for
WHERE: Mary Henderson
House, 1330 Hill St.
WHEN: Saturday at about 3
WHAT: A man about 20 years
old was seen inside a dumpster,
DPS reported. When police
arrived, the man had left the


Cell phone taken Lecture on race,

from man in
bathroom stall
WHERE: Michigan Union
WHEN: Saturday atabout 6:30
WHAT: An unknown subject
stole a cell phone that the occu-
pant of the stall had left on the
floor, DPS reported. The phone's
owner was still inside the stall
when the phone was taken.

sex and gender
WHAT: A lecture called
"Reformulating the Nature:
Nurture Opposition in Scien-
tific Studies of Race, Gender
and Sexuality"
WHO: Brown University
Prof. Anne Fausto-Sterling
WHEN: Today at 4 p.m.
WHERE: Atrium Gallery,
Palmer Commons

Free poetry
WHAT: A reading by Skid-
more University Poetry Prof.
Carolyn Forche
WHO: Zell Visiting Writers
WHEN: Today at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Rackham Amphi-
Lecture about

Theft victim's Conference on democracy
WHAT: A lecture by
credit card used depression at Karagiannis called "I
racy-as a Tragic Regir
at gas station colleges about the limitations
ocratic government

LSA junior Raymond Eis-
brenner won a brand new
Dodge Ram truck and two
tickets to the NCAA basketball
championship game last week
after dribbling a basketball for
16 hours and six minutes in
the car company's "Dribble for
a Dodge" contest.
The #9-ranked Michi-
gan hockey team will
play #7 North Dakota on
Saturday in Boulder, Colo. in
the first round of the NCAA
Tournament. The winner
will play either #2 Minneso-
ta or unranked Air Force.
3 Police in Kazakhstan
arrested a man last week
for attempting to carry a
grenade into the country hid-
den in a pot of honey, Reuters
reported. The man said he did
not know the device, a gift
from his wife to her family in
Kazakhstan, was a grenade.

of dem-

WHERE: Natural Science Build-
WHEN: Saturday at about 10:45
WHAT: A purse was reported
stolen from a a hallway in the
Natural Science Building, DPS
reported. The thief used a sto-
len credit card at a gas station.

WHAT: A symposium about
depression on college cam-
puses with free registration for
all students
WHO: University of Michi-
gan Depression Center
WHEN: Today from 8a.m. to
5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Rackham Graduate

WHO: Classical Studies
WHEN: Today at 3 p.m.
WHERE: 2175 Angell Hall
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Wars are frequently in the news. But it's often through the arts that they enter our hearts and minds.
Arts on Earth has gathered a cast of artists and scholars from U-M and beyond for a searing,
two-evening, multi-media presentation of art created to shape your experience of war. Post-
performance conversations with selected artists to be held both evenings.

Tuesday, March 13, 6-7:30 p.m.
Insurance 101 "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You"
Health insurance, life insurance, auto insurance, renters insurance, home
owners insurance, flood insurance....what does it all mean and what
does it have to do with you? In this lively session, facilitated by the
professionals at Liberty Mutual, get the lowdown you need.
Monday, March 19, 6-7:30 p.m.
Investing 101 "Best Practices for Beginning Investing"
Who doesn't want to retire at 40? While we can't make any promises, we
can provide you with sound advice on ways you can invest your earnings
as you start out in your professional life. This "must see" session will be
led by our friends at LaSalle Bank.
Tuesday, March 27, 6-7:30 p.m.
Money Management 101 "Getting the Most Out of What You've Got"
Money may not buy happiness, but it sure can make life easier. In this
information-crammed session, learn how you can make the most of your
limited resources while avoiding the pitfalls that doom a lot of new grads.
These FREE sessions are at the Alumni Center and include FREE
pizza and pop. Plus, one student at each session will win
a $50 Visa gift card.

Arts & War:
and Protest
5:10-6:40 pm
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
Michigan League
911 N. University
An exploration in music,
visual art, poetry, and dance,
with performances and
presentations by:
Bill Bolcom & Joan Morris
Mark Clague
Tirtza Even
Linda Gregerson
Carol Jacobsen
Heidi Kumao
Madhari Hal
and the Sadhana Dancers
Jonathan Pieslak
Michael Rodemer
Ed Sarath
Time for Three

Arts & War: Arts -Warprograamming
continues through April 8,
Testimony with these n
WEDNESDAY, " A reading of poetry
MARCH 2I fromAgaisorFrgetting
by Carolyn Forcbe
5:10-6:40 pm March 19, 5 pm
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Rackham Amphitheater
Michigan League "Playingfor Time
911 N. University by Arthur Miller
Marcb 30-April 8
An exploration in music, M7:30Ai
visual art, poetry, and dance, y:30 and 8 pm
with performances and Walgreen Drama Center
presentations by:ad The Global Miller
Rahim AlHaj March 29-31
Geri Allen Alumni Center
Uwem Akpan and Rackham Amphitheater
Yehonatan Berick
Amy Chava'se"NankingNanking.!
Anthony Elliott March 30, 4 pm
Carol Jacobsen Schorling Auditorium,
Thylias Moss School of Education
OyamO - The Charlotte
Gavriel Savit Salomon Project
Michael Rodemer April 6-7
Paul Schoenfield Walgreen Drama Center,
Studios One and Two


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