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2 - Tuesday, April 17, 2007

MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY:
The Extremist Arbor Anecdotes Before You Were Here
Sorry, wrong number

THURSDAY:
Campus Characters

FRIDAY:
Explained

FLOWERING FRUIT

I accidentally dialed the wrong
number last month. The person
who answered laughed and told
me I had the wrong number.
I thought nothing of it, dialed
the correct phone number, and my
day went on like normal.
Then that afternoon, I received
a text message from the wrong
number I had called earlier:
"Hey baby. i miss you lots. last
night was a good time. we'll do a
repeat."
Unfortunately, I'd been on my
own the night before. Even so, it
made me smile.
JAKE HOLMES
On Easter Sunday,
a surprise
It was about 5 p.m. on Easter
Sunday and I had just returned to
my quiet home on Dewey Street.
None of my housemates had come
back to Ann Arbor yet. I was all
alone.

In an attempt to win their affec-
tion and perhaps some of their left-
overs, I decided to take out all the
trash.
After rolling out three full bar-
rels and congratulating myself
on a job well done, I was opening
the front door of my house when I
stopped and turned.
First I heard yelling. Then I
saw a boy wearing nothing but a
red thong. I stood staring as I wit-
nessed him streaking across my
street, shouting "My dick is about
to fall out!" followed closely by an
SUV of shouting guys.
Because the street was com-
pletely deserted, I felt it was my
duty to clap a few times in approv-
al.
LISA HAIDOSTIAN
A birthday night
serenade
Walking home from the Blind
Pig on my birthday last month, my

friend and I were nearly alone on
the deserted streets.
We were coming down East
Liberty Street when we sudden-
ly found ourselves facing a large
group of young men standing in
a circle just outside of Cottage
Inn.
They began to sing, inviting
us to join as they linked arms
around us.
We realized we had happened
upon the entire Men's Glee Club.
It was then that a friend of mine
was in the group, and the glee club
started to sing "Happy Birthday."
I was flattered, having dozens
of men serenading me in perfect
harmony. However, as the verse
ended, my friend rushed forward,
trying to prevent my compan-
ion and I from hearing the rest. I
couldn'tmake outmost of the non-
traditional lyrics with his hands
clamped tightly over my ears, bar-
ring the cheerful finale of "One
year closer to DEATH."
ALLISON GHAMAN

Rachel Roberts of Canton, Mich. prepares a fruit bouquet
called the "Delicious Celebration" at Edible Arrangements
on Monday afternoon. The store recently opened on Main
Street.

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CRIME NOTES
VVallet with p.m. on Saturday and 9:30
a.m.on Sunday.
credit cards Burnt food

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

WHERE: Central Campus
Recreation Building
WHEN: Sunday at about
12:30 p.m.
WHAT: A man reported his
wallet stolen, the Department
of Public Safety reported.
The man left the wallet in his
jacket pocket while he played
basketball. The man has can-
celed his credit cards.

triggers smoke
detector
WHERE: MaryJMarkley
Residence Hall
WHEN: Sunday at about 11:30
p.m.
WHAT: Burning food set off
smoke detectors in the build-
ing, DPS reported. No further
problems were found.

Everclear
concert
WHAT: The band Everclear
will perform with a special
guest. Tickets are available at
the Michigan Union Ticket
Office for $7 with a valid stu-
dent ID.
WHO: University Activities
Center
WHEN: Today from 8 to
10:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Theater
Ex-ambassador

StressBusters
WHAT: Free food, massages
and games will be offered.
WHO: University Unions
Arts and Program
WHEN: Today at 9 p.m.
WHERE: Pierpont Commons
CORRECTIONS
* An article on yesterday's
front page (As issue heats up, a
rally on climate) misspelled the
name of state Rep. Rebekah
Warren.
A Due to an editing error, the
same story said Andrew Munn
is the chai rof the campus
chapter of the Michigan Cli- j
mate Coange. He is tne chair
of the Michigan chapter.
* An article on Friday's
front page (McCainmakesstop
in Michigan) said that Sen.
John McCain had the least
support of the major Repub-
lican presidential candidatesj
in a Gallup poll. Mitt Rom-
ney had less support in that
poll than McCain.
Please report any error in
the Daily to corrections@
michigandaily.com.

Planning is underway for
"Fat Kids Can't Hunt," a
British reality show that
will force 10 obese children to
live and hunt with Aboriginal
tribesman in the Australian
bush for a month; The Daily
Telegraph in Sydney reported.
More than 50 percent of
Americans depend on
the federal government
for aid, according to a study,
The Christian Science Monitor
reported. Economist Gary Shil-
ling estimates that 52.6 percent
of Americans now receive fed-
eral aid, compared to 49.4 per-
cent in 2000.
Highly-touted basketball
recruit Alex Legion was
granted a release from
his letter of intent yesterday,
allowing him to go elsewhere
to play basketball.
,FOR MORE, SEE SPORTS PAGE 13

Snack machine Patient sets to Armenia to
glass smashed fire to hosnitd 'lecture

WHERErCO 7n Hall

: r M.tOuzens mal
WHEN: Sunday at about 10:30
a.m.
WHAT: A staff member
found a vending machine's
glass broken, DPS reported.
Food items worth about $25
were stolen. Replacing the
glass will cost $75. The dam-
age occurred between 3:30

WHAT: John Marshall
chairs Evans, the U.S. ambassador to
Armenia from 2004 to 2006
will give a lecture on Armenia.
WHERE: University Hospital WHO: Armenian Studies Pro-
HEN:Saturday at about gram and the International
1:30 p.m. Institute
WHAT: A male patientset WHEN: Today at 7:30 p.m.
fire to several chairs, DPS
reported. WHERE: Michigan League
Ballroom

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