The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com
From page 1
- or enough to sustain a worker
and his or her family working no
more than 48 hours a week. The
consortium also conducts inspec-
tions of the factories.
The University currently moni-
tors labor practices through its
Vendor Code of Conduct, which
outlines labor standards on issues
such as discrimination, wages,
safety and unions.
After a SOLE campaign last year,
man charged the Labor Standards
and Human Rights Committee with
reviewing the vendor code and the
Designated Suppliers' Program. In
a letter dated May 10 of last year,
Coleman accepted the committee's
recommendation not to adopt the
program. Instead, the committee
suggested strengthening the Uni-
versity's current vendor code.
The Sweatfree campaign main-
tains that the vendor code is not
"The mechanisms don't exist,"
said SOLE member Leigh Wede-
noja atcyesterday's event.
Over her week-long visit to
the United States sponsored by
United Students Against Sweat-
shops, Perez will speak at seven
schools and events including the
University of Southern Califor-
nia, Purdue University and a rally
LSA sophomore Micaela Battiste,
who asked Perez several questions,
said she liked the event because it
was an "opportunity to hear the
word straight from the person
Perez said BJ & B, which made
apparel for companies like Nike and
Reebok, closed without warning on
Feb. 22. The factory is not officially
scheduled to close until May 22.
Perez, who is four months
pregnant, told the audience that
establishing a union was difficult
because talking about unions in the
factory was "like speaking about
She said she had the mostsuccess
in recruiting workers by distribut-
ing a flyer with a photo of her and
her four children and the caption,
"For you and your children, join a
She said many workers were
afraid to join a union because
the management told them that
a union would put the factory in
danger of closing because it would
be less attractive to contracted
Perez said that over the three
years since she began working to
establish one, the factory down-
sized from 1,800 employees to 300.
Perez said the closure has devas-
tated her village.
SOLE members brought Perez
to Coleman's office yesterday but
they did not have an appointment.
From page 1
munication will lead to a decrease
in personal interaction. He said
that's not necessarily a bad thing,
Social computing brings togeth-
er people from across the world
and gives users a better under-
standing of other cultures, Resn-
"It is inevitable - it's happening,
we can not stop it," he said.
The program is one of six new
specializations offered by the
School of Information.
Like undergraduate majors, the
specializations allow students
to focus their studies on one or
two specific areas while fulfill-
ing the requirements of a master's
Resnick said college students
today are more connected with old
friends because of social network-
When Resnick was in col-
lege, he didn't have much contact
with friends from his hometown
between the end of the summer and
the time he returned for Thanks-
giving break, he said. Now, students
can always keep in touch with far-
away friends through online net-
works, he said.
Resnick said the specialization
will train people to work for infor-
mation technology companies like
Yahoo and Google.
"(Social networking) is a trend
that will continue for a while," he
said. "There is going to be a demand
Lawson said social network-
ing is proving to be important in
marketing and educational fields
Although courses are already
being offered, master's students in
the School of Information will be
able to declare their specialization
in social computing within a few
weeks, Lawson said.
Friday, March 30, 2007 - 7
wrote for the
Daily, and he's
got a theater
named after him.
Follow in his
the michigan daily
6 BDRM HOUSE to be constructed by FALL 07
Fall 07. 3 bath., A/C, wshr., dryer, inter- street prk
net ready. 415 N. Thayer. $2400+utit. central ai
Call Cappo Dienco 734-996-1991. 651-1593(
6 BDRM. HSE. at 149 Hill St. avail. FALL 20
for fall leasing. Dwshr., wshr./dryer, bdrm. a
living & dining, 2 bath., 6 car prkg. lot, $650-$11
$2700/mo. + util. Neg. 734.272.6755. most. Mo
6 BDRM. HSE. avail. Fall '07. 716 E. tona cba
Kingsley. 2.5 baths., prkg., free Idry. for more
Currently undergoing updates. $2400 + or call 73
all utils. Call 734-996-1991. FIRST A]
6 BEDROOM HOUSE @ 328 Cather- $300 mo
ine. Dishwasher, W/D, lots of space, Going fa
fine for up to 8 people. close to d
Call 663-8989 or visit NEAR U
www.oldtownrealty.net apts. 741-
7 BDRM. HOUSE, Lease fell thoragh.
2 kitchens, 2 baths., washer/dryer, lots
of common space, half a block from
student union. Contact Old Town Re- On th
airy @ 734-663-8989 or visit
A SOPHISTICATED ENVIRON-
MENT 1015 Vaughn
1 & 2 Bdrm. Furnished Apts. 13
Close to Law and Business Schools A
ATTENTION GRADS - spacious stu- GET FRI
dio & I bdrms. avail. with bay win- when you
dows & walk-in closet. 741-9300. That's a
AVAIL. 9/1. WEST of downtown. Spa- www.capl
cious 2 bdrm., 1 bath., upper in duplex: of avaiab
A/C, ldry., prkg., yard, deck. LARGE F
$1000/mo. incl. heat. 734.417.5079.. S. State, N
AVAIL. FALL SPACIOUS 5 bdnn. Mich. U
apt.@ 1114 Prospect. $2700/mo. + alil. Heat &
A/C., modern kitch., free [dry. & prkg. d. $15 1
Shahtiger@hotmail.com 734.665.2723. 734-996-3
AVAIL. FALL. 6 bdrm. hse. located
near North Campus. Great location for LEASIN
medical & engineering stud. 2 kitch., 2 cies, 1 b
bath., 2 car garage. Hdwd. firs. Call Packard,
Michigan Realty, 734-662-5500 or Division.7
www.michcomrealty.com for more info. MAY
AVAIL. FALL. LG. 2 bdrn. apts. lo- Grea
cated in heart of Central Campus. Lg. Wl
enough to accommodate 4 people. Lots
of amenities. Heat, H20, prkg., & ]dry.
Call Michigan Realty, 734-662-5500 or www.
www.michcomrealty.com for more info. MODER
AVAIL. MAY & Sept., eff. & 1-3
bdrm. apts. Central Campus. 665.2723. Spacious
AVAIL. MAY: 419 N. Ingalls, 5 bdrm. in Al
2 bath. 2 kitch. New carpet. $2625/mo. mg. A lit
12 mo. lease. No pets. 734-663-6138.
AVAIL. SEPT. 1. Packard and MAY
Division. 6-9 bdrm. hse. Leases
Gallatin Realty Co. 734-368-0256.
AVAIL. SHORT TERM lease now WWW.:
through July. 3 bdrm. hse. near U/M
Stadium. Lg. kitch., beautiful wood-
work. Prkg. & ldry. Michigan Realty, PETS WI
662.5500, www.michcomrealty.com 741-93
AVAILABLE FALL '07
Washington Manor NO M
418 E. Washington
. Bdrm. & Studios Located in a
Half a Block from the Frieze Bldg.
AVAILABLE NOW 13
Large 1 bdrm. apartment. 2 blocks to A
Business and Law. Free Prkg. Heat and
Water Included. 734-944-2405.
AVAILABLE NOW WILLIAM and SIGNIN
Division, 1/2 Bdrm. apts. with security 1315 Can
buzzer, separate storage & laundry fa-
cilities. Gallatin Realty Co.
AVAILABLE NOW! ROOM and 3
bdrm. apt. in great location. $600/mo. 115 E. K
Heat & Water incl. 665-8825. May to
AVAILABLE SEPT. 1ST. William and
Division. Efficiency, 1 bdrm., and 2
bdrm. apts. with security buzzer, sepa-
rate storage & laundry facilities. Gal-
latin Realty Co. 734-368-0256.
BUSINESS/LAW SCHOOL IS just a NORTH
short walk for these spacious 1 bdrms. vate balc
avail. Spring/Fall 2007. 741-9657. fitness rc
CENTRAL CAMPUS APTS. a
Get 1 Month FREE
On All May Leases REDUCE
2 Bedrooms $1300.00 ers, dishw
734-761-2680. est. $3200
EFF., 1.4 BEDROOM Apts. & Houses OLDER
Available for Fall. PMSIProperties.com great stud
734-665-5552 cated in t
EFFICIENCIES TO 6 bedroom homes wale, ant
still available. Great locations, competi-
tive prices, varied amenities. Call us @ S. MAIN
(734) 663-8989 or visit unit. Incl
g., ldry., 2 full bath, dwshr., unit. Includes heat, garage and ldry.
r, lg. front porch. $2500/mo.. $725/mo. 810-333-1928.
07 RENTALS. Eff., 1 & 2
apts. Rents range from
25. Heat & water paid for
st have prkg. avail. for addi-
rge. Please visit our website
ND LAST Month Free!
ves you in, lots of amenities.
st! Great westside location,
INION STUDIO - 3 bdrm.
REE Dish Network!
lie following Apartments:
1309 S. University
1325 S. University
35 S. University Ave.
On Arbor, MI 48104
EE PARKING (where avail.)
sign a lease by April 15th.
$300 savings! Act now! Call
991 for more details or visit
omanagement.com for a list
FURNISHED 3 bdrm. apt. on
Near UM bus stop, 5 min. to
nion. Avail. Now, Fall '07.
water incl. Balc., A/C, prkg.,
10-1700. No smkg.no pets.
.539 or 734-678-7250.
G FOR FALL '06. Efficien-
drm., 2 bdrm., 618 & 624
820 Ann & S. Main, & 537
AND FALL Leasing 2007
it Locations & Amenities
ilson White Co., Inc.
w BLDG. ON Old West Side
1015 W. HURON
2 BR Idealfor Grad Students
it Patio. Furniture and Carpet-
tle off campus, a lot less rent!
IRNISHED 6 BDRM. APTS.
SEPT. 07 Group or Single
Now Thru AUG. 07 Limited
ELCOME SPACIOUS 1 & 2
avail. immed., May, and Fall.
ONEY DOWN LEASES!
Nothing due till you
35 S. University Ave.
nn Arbor, MI 48104
EW LOWER PRICE!
G/ REFFERAL FEES PAID!
bridge 6 Bedrooms
ater and Heat Included
May to May Lease
mber to September Lease
ingsley 5 bedrooms
May OR Sept. to Sept. Lease
CAMPUS 1 & 2 bdrms., pri-
ony, FREE shuttle to central,
oom & much more. Pets Wel-
odels open Daily! 741-9300.
D 6 BDRM. house. 2 show-
asher, parking. 1115 S. For-
per mo. 734-260-4003.
HISTORICAL HOME has a
io and I bdrm. apt. avail, lo-
he heart of downtown. Heat,
d prkg. incl. Cat friendly. Call
Realty at 734.662.5500.
v AND Hill. Large 2 bdrm.
ades heat, garage, and ldry.
S. MAIN AND Hill. Large Efficiency
including heat, laundry, & off street
prkg. $675/mo. 810-333-1928.
SAVE SOME GREEN AT DOVER
Pre-leasing for fall.
2 Bedroom Townhomes at 702.
SPACIOUS 5BDRM. + Den
House!!!!! Available Fall '07
Locatedjust 2 blocks from IM
Building. Furnished. Dishwasher.
Off-street Prkg. Washer & Drying
Included. (734) 668.1100.
SPRING IS AROUND THE
CORNER AT RIVER'S EDGE, Pre-
leasing for Fall
1, 2, and 3 Bedrooms Available
New Prices on Houses at
1113 Michigan: 5 Bdrm., 2 Bath
1208 Prospect: 6 Bdrm., 2 Bath
1210 Prospect: 6 Bdrm., 2 Bath
1301 Washtenaw: 6 Bdrm., 3 Bath
1335 South University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Campus Area Apartments
SHORT TERM LEASES
Wilson White Company, Inc.
STUDIOS, 1, 2, & 3 bdrm. apts. lo-
cated on UM Campus. Call Michigan
Realty, 734-662-5500 or for more info.,
WHO WANTS FREE RENT?
All 2 bedrooms FREE August '07,
1/2 off Sept. 07 RENT
& FREE Internet!!!
!!!BARTENDING!!! $300 A day poten-
tial, Age 18+ ok. No exp. necessary,
training provided. 800-965-6520 x 125.
$10.00/HR. MICHIGAN TELEFUND
now hiring. Great Resume Builder! Ap-
ply @ telefund.umich.edu or 763-8180.
The Michigan Daily is now hiring Ac-
count Executives for 2007-2008 school
year. Gain business experience and
build your resume as a Michigan Daily
As a Classified Advertising Account
Executive, you will: sell classified ad
space to local and national businesses,
manage your own clients, earn commis-
sion-based pay, and work with excel-
lent TMD Staff!-!
Applications are available at the3Stu-
dent Pablications Building at 413 E.
Huron (corner of E. Huron and Divi-
sion) or call 764-0557 for nore infor-
Hurry!! Applications including resume
due Wednesday, April 4th. Sign up for
an interview, to be held the week of
April 9 when returing your application.
A GIFT BEYOND measure. Be an Egg
Donor. Earn $6,000! Must be 20-28
years of age, height/weight proportion-
ate, and a non-smoker. Please call:
Alternative Reproductive Resources at
Staying in Ann Arbor for the summer
and need a great job? We offer:
*Potential earnings of $368-$1,250/wk.!
*Up to $1,000 in monthly Scholarships!
*Performance Based Paid Vacations!
*On the Job Training!
*Many Postitions Available!
Call now for interview 734-389-0303.
Don't miss this
ASSISTANT needed for computing
needs of the SRC Summer Institute at
the Institute for Social Research. May-
July. $10-$15/hour. 734-764-6595 or
EARN $15. HAVE you ever been diag-
nosed w/ depression? UM students who
have previously been diagnosed w/ de-
pression are eligible to participate in re-
search on goals & well-being. The
study will take less than 1 hour to com-
plete. Must be a UM student; 18 years
or older. If interested, please call
EARN $800-$3200 A month to drive
brand new cars with ads placed on
GARDEN WORK: $12/HR. Private
home, NE Ann Arbor. Exp., current
UM students. 734.747.8273.
MANAGERS FOR FIRST class - fast
paced tanning salons. Apply at
annarbortans.com or e-mail resume to
Earn up to $150 per day. Exp. not Re-
quired. Undercover Shoppers Needed
to Judge Retail and Dining Establish-
ments. Call 800-722-4791.
NOW HIRING ALL Positions in new
restaurant. 304 S. Ashley, Ann Arbor.
734-864-5236 (ph.) 734-864-5237 (fax).
P/T ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION
Property Management Co. seeking ded-
icated and detail oriented individual to
take on administrative duties.
Experience in customer relations and
computer applications are critical.
Flex. hrs., 20 per week, must be avail.
one weekend day each week.
Please fax or email cover letter and re-
sume to: Fax:734-663-3641 or Email:
SWIMMING POOL SERVICE and
construction. Fast paced outdoor work,
weekends off. Top pay for hard work-
ing, self- motivated people to work in
the NW DETROIT SUBURBS.
248-477-7727 or 248-755-9236.
WAITER/WAITRESS NEEDED FOR
MisSaigon Restaurant here in Ann Ar-
bor. Please call 971-8880 ask for Mai
or visit our restaurant located on 4085
Stone School Rd., Ann Arbor, MI.
Paid survey takers needed in Ann Ar-
bor. 100% FREE to join.
Click on Surveys.
WORKING ON MACKINAC Island
this Season - Make lifelong friends.
The Island House Hotel and Ryba's
Fudge Shops are looking for seasonal
help in all areas: Front Desk, Bell Staff,
Wait Staff, Sales Clerks, and Starbucks
Baristas. Housing available, bonus, and
discounted meals. Call Ryan at 1(800)-
CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED for
great overnight camps in the Pocono
Mtns. of PA. Gain valuable experience
while working with children in the out-
doors. Teach/assist with athletics,
swimming, A.C., drama, yoga, archery,
gymnastics, scrapbooking, ropes
course, nature, and much more. Office
& Nanny positions also available.
Apply on-line at:
BABYSITTER NEEDED FOR 19
month-old girl. M, Tue, W, 2:30-5:30,
mid-April until end of June. 12 min.
walk from campus. (734)761-5319.
BUSY MOM OF 3 needs a sitter. Flex.
hrs., ref. preferred. Colleen: 665-5992.
CARE FOR MY sweet 6 and 4 year
old, and 18-month old in my home.
Part-time days. Experience and excel-
lent references required. 734-930-1970.
CHILD CARE FOR westside family:
Seeking caregiver to watch 2yr..old girl
and 8 yr. old boy 3 days/wk.; May 21 -
Aug 31. Dates flexible. Own trans. In-
terest in tutoring a plus. (734) 662-7611.
CHILD CARE NEEDED
Seeking caregiver to watch 4-yr. old
twin girls and 6-yr. old boy 12-15
hours/week. Home located near central
campus and Link Route. References a
must. (734) 913-2495.
CHILDCARE FOR 2 mo. infant. Exp.,
references, non-smoker required. Up to
10 hrs./wk. Call 734-222-4950.
SUMMER CHILD CARE Needed, re-
sponsible adult needed for low mainte-
nance 10 yr. old girl, swim club privi-
leges, transportation req., full-time,
non-smoke, qualifications and resume
$$ SPRING/SUMMER SUBLETS $$
Many to choose from! Stop by
625 Church or call 734-668-1100.
APTS., SUBLETS, & Rmmte(s). List
and Browse FREE! All Cities & Areas.
1-877-367-7368 or www.sublet.com
AVAIL NOW TILL SEPT. 07: Rm. in
Elm St. house w/ prkg. 5 min. 2 cam-
plus $270 (50% OFF).
FREE SPRING/SUMMER SUBLET HEALTH BENEFIT REP. P/T, bene-
finder! Studio - 6 bdrms. Call 741-9300 fits included, No experience, will train.
for a complete list. 734.448.1185.
SUB LEASE LOWER-LEVEL Room
in condo by Busch's Plaza. $550/mo. +
util. Call 800-392-6059.
DISCOUNT DENTAL PLAN, Free vi-
sion, prescription & chiropractic care.
Single: $1195/mo. Household:
$1995/mo. (includes up to 20 people).
THESIS EDITING. LANGUAGE, or-
ganization, format. All disciplines.
996-0566 or email@example.com
PRIVATE TUTORING FOR LSAT,
LAW SCHOOL, BAR EXAM
- perfect 180 on LSAT
- Michigan Law graduate (3.85 GPA)
- licensed attorney
- 14 years of teaching experience
- hundreds of delighted students
INDIAN PROFESSIONAL COUPLE
seeking Asian Indian Egg Donor- Gen-
erous compensation.We are looking for
a healthy, non-smoking egg donor with
good academic record. Please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (248)
593-6990, reference # AKS8880.
MEDIA ASSISTANT NEEDED to as-
sist instructors and monitor video
equipment. SRC Summer Institute at
the Institute for Social Research. June-
July. $10/hour. 734-764-6595 or
LOVING FRIENDLY COUPLE indes-
perate need of Asian egg donor to start
their family. Ideal candidate: clean
family health history, high test scores
& college transcripts, etc. Medical fa-
cility located in Michigan. Excellent
compensation for your inconvenience:
$8K +expenses. Call Dawn @ FA, Inc
951-696-7466 or email at
LOOKING FOR WAITSTAFF at Ann
Arbor Golf & Outing. Please contact
Jackie at 663-4044 ext. 4.
For Friday, March 30, 2007 close friends.
(March 21to April 19) (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)
People and opportunities come easily Since you have the urge to get better
to you now because the Sun is in your organized in your life now, get the right
sign. Make the most of this. Milk it for tools to do a good job. Roll up your
all it's worth! sleeves and begin.
(April 20to May 20) (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21)
Make sure you get time to be by your- Play, romance, fun activities with chil-
self. Steal a little solitude for your own dren, vacations, the arts and sports are
peace of mind. Work alone or behind the tops on the menu for you now. Enjoy
scenes if you can. (You need this.) good times. Take time out for fun and
(May 21to June 20) CAPRICORN
Talk to others, and share your goals (Dec. 22to Jan. 19)
and dreams for the future with them. You Home, family and real estate issues
might be surprised to find how helpful are your top priority now. Family discus-
their feedback will be to you. sions are significant. Why not entertain
CANCER at home as well?
(June 21to July 22) AQUARIUS
The Sun is now at high noon in your (Jan. 20to Feb. 18)
chart, acting like a spotlight on you. Short trips, errands, buying and sell-
Because of this, others will ask you to ing, and increased reading, writing and
accept increased responsibilities for studying all combine to keep you busy!
something. Say yes; you can handle it! You've got things to do, places to go and
LEO people to see.
(July 23to Aug. 22) PISCES
Try to do something different from (Feb. 19to March 20)
your normal routine. You want to travel You're very focused on earnings and
or learn something new. You're hungry cash flow right now. (Why is there
for adventure and new experiences! always so much month left at the end of
VIRGO the money?) Relax.
(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) YOU BORN TODAY You have
Wrap up loose details with inheri- intense, passionate energy! You have a
tances, insurance matters, debt and strong driving energy to go after what-
taxes. Be prepared to listen to others and ever you pursue. Obstacles and moments
learn more about where they're coming of failure will not daunt you. Because of
from. this, you are sometimes misunderstood.
LIBRA Quite often, you're self-taught. You have
(Sept. 23to Oct. 22) a lovely year ahead. Social occasions
With the Sun opposite your sign now, and warm times with others make this a
this is the perfect opportunity for you to very pleasant time!
teamnmitre about yourself through yost Birthdate of Eric Clapton, gaitarist;
closest relationships with others. Vincent van Gogh, painter; Celine Dion,
Observe your behavior with partners and singer.
K 2007 King Features Syndicate. Inc.