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2 - Tuesday, October 23, 2007

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WEDNESDAY:
Explained

THURSDAY:
Before You Were Here

FRIDAY:
The Extremist

Baby swapping

ISLAM AWARENESS WEEK

While walking co lunch on Seesomething
State Street the other day, I ies the Ann Arbo
noticed that a group of black- sity of Michigan
clothed, trench coat-wearing E-mail submisasic
kids in deep argument with a man@michigand
middle-aged man.
Upon further inspection, I utes. Also, I washi
realized that the crowd was DAVE A
gathered around a stroller, and
the man was pushing a stroller
of his own. A surprise
Apparently, the group was
trying to trade strollers with serenade
the man. They were offering a
simple one-for-one deal: their I was sitting ai
baby for his. The man was of nicely dressed
appalled and pointed out to lovely restauranti
the group that their baby was of downtownt
a doll. Sweden.
Unperturbed, one of the My dad was
group members loudly contin- of being hired fo
ned trying to barter. career.
Ithought about sticking I was surround(
around to watch the conclusion, ment officers and
but realized it would probably pany representati
carry on for another 20 min- and making pleas,

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dpeople in a
in the middle
Gottensburg,
at the brink
'r his dream
ledby recruit-
d other tom-
ives, smiling
antries.

One of the reps asked me
what I did, and I said, "I'm a
student at the University of
Michigan, in the States."
'Oh, in Ann Arbor?" the
rep relied. I was momentarily
boggled that he knew of our
fine little city, and for a flee-
ing moment I wondered if Ann
Arbor has the same internation-
al acclaim of Paris or Rome.
"Yes," I replied.
Isaw smiles playing on the
lips of some of our dinner com-
panions, and finally someone
exclaimed, "We love the Wol-
vernes! Are you excited for
football next season?"
There was laughter all
around, someone started hum-
ming "Hail to the Victors," and
dinner was delicious.
to the end, my dad got the
job.
CONSTANTINA
KARATHANASIA

SAM WOLSON/DaiI,
Members at the Muslim Students' Association sense humus and apple
cden on the Diag ynstnnday afternnnnn. The grnup was on the Diag ta pno-
motn Islow Awareness Week.

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CRIME NOTES
DPS investigates
suspicious card
charges
WHERE: Medical Science
Research Building II, t150 W.
Medical Center Drive
WHtEN: Sunday at about 1 p.m.
WHAT: Police are investigat-
ing fraudulent charges on a
University purchasing card, the
Department of Public Safety
reported. About $125 was
charged to the card.
Thief breaks

DPS reported. The GPS sys-
tem was valued at about $400,
and another $200 of damage
was done to the vehicle. Police
have no suspects.
Cash stolen
from wallet
WHERE: University Hospital
WHEN: Sunday at about 9 a.m.
WHAT: Eighty-eight dollars
was stolen from a patient's
wallet, the DPS reported. The
wallet was left unattended in
the patient's room. Police have
no suspects.

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Talk on China's Domestic
role in Latin violence
America candlelight vigil

WHAT: A lecture about
the historical connections
between China and Latin
America
WHO: Center for Chinese
Studies
WHEN: Today from noon to
I1 p.m.
WHERE: Room 1030, School
of Social Work Building
Lecture about
hazing
IWHAT: Travis Apgar will
speak firsthand about his
experiences with hazing as
an athlete and college fresh-
WHO: Office of Greek Life
WHEN: Today at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Rackham Audi-
torium, Rackham Graduate
School

WHAT: A candlelight vigil
to honor victims of domestic
violence and to offer sup-
port to survivors. The event
is being held in conjunction
with Domeestic Violence
Awareness month.
WHO: Sexual Assault Pre-
vention and Awareness
Center
WHEN: Today from 6:30 to
8p.m.
WHERE: the Diag
CORRECTIONS
. An article in yesterday's
edition of the Daily (Wolver-
ines fall no upser~t-inded Purde)
incorrectly said the Women's
volleyball team lost to Indi-
sos on Friday. Michigan won
the game.
Please report any error in
the Daily to correctionas@
michigandailycom.

1University Health Ser-
vices will be offering flu
shots and meningitis vac-
cinations Friday and on sev-
eral days for the next month.
Flu shots cost $30 at UHS. For
more information about times
and locations where shots will
be available, visit www.uhs.
umich.edu/services.
2Quarterback Chad Henne's
and running back Mike
Hart's statuses are still
uncertain for Saturday's game
against Minnesota.
>>FOR MORE. Stt SPORTS. PAGED8
3 If a base is stolen in the
World Series, Taco Bel will
give anyone who asks a free
taco, Reuters reported. The fast-
food chain announced the pro-
motion which is called, "Steal a-
Base, Steal a Taco," yesterday.

into car, swipes Dogs run loose

GPS
WHERE: Central Campus
Recreation Building
WHEN: Sunday at about 7 p.m3.
WHAT: A man returned to
his parked car to find his
driver's side window broken
and his GPS device stolen,

WHERE: Nichols Arboretum
WHEN: Sunday at about 6:15
p.m.
WHAT: Several people were
warned not to let their dogs
off their leashes in separate
incidents, DPS reported. Each
owner was given a verbal
warning.

Azerbaijani
Bengali
Cambodian
Chinese
Hausa
H indi ........
Indonesian ;
Japanese Tuition assistance
KazakhMonthly living allowance
Malay
Pashtu Officer commission
Persian See the world.
Russian
Serb-Croatian
Swahili
Thai
Turkish
Uighur
Urdu-Punjabi
Uzbek
Vietnamese

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