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Before You Were Here
To catch a pizzati
I was walking duwn the street with
a ceuple friends and a fresh hex ef Cut- See something that emhodies the
nage inn pizza in hand when a group of Ann Arbor or University of Michi-
guys started yelling at us to give them gao experience E-mail submissions
sense pizza. Figuring they were the to email@example.com.
typical freshman wannabe het-shets weuld de the sause with pride.
withs nothing hetter to do en a Thurs- KENSEY WANG
day night, we ignored them.
A touple steps later, though, I heard
commotion behind me, and someone Not merely freshmen
access the street sheeted, "That guy
just stole their pizza!" Sure enough, It was a Saturday night and I was
one of the guys had grabbed the pizza checking out the mid-winter Chsurch
right nut of my friend's hand and was Street party scene asith a friend whe
sprinting down the street with it. was visiting from Western Michigan
We figured he would quit the gag University.
and return the goods, but the culprit We decided to casually follew/stalk a
kept running until he was eec uf sight. jovial greup of students as they headed
Claiming defeat and still hungry, we into an apartment building, seeking
ordered anuther pizza. On the wayback shelter from the cold and assuming the
from picking it up, we spotted the same medium-sized group was headed toi a
group of guys, sans pizza, walking into medium-sized party Our assumaptions
a house talking about hew "awesome" were wrung. We found ourselves in the
and "hilarious" something was. I ate company ofashunt 15 people in a tiny.
nay ultimately 16i-dollar pizza with the apartment with an Earth-tune euler
hitter knowledge that I'd he retelling scheme that smelled of vegetable seep.
the story with sorrow while the thieves' It took sheet 30 seconds fur everyone to
i MLK DAY MARCH
rcalize that we were suspect, and shount .
31 seconds fur us to realize we needed
tohttepvmn.Opting tu head lute the indoor peel- \
smelling ahyss that is Rick's American
Cafe, imy friend offered up his I0 and -
started into the bumsping party. I was "
up next - hut a little too Ile, I reslized
I didn't have my I0. The boyishly geed-
looking houncer shuok his head. It wasm omv nad hr aohn
left to do hut get feud and return home.
We crammsed into Backruum Pizza-
and, as a first-timer in the juint, I
unknowingly ordered "anything with
vegetables." They didn't have it - and -
apparenatly never have it - and my
request was regaled with taunts of
"who is this girl?" My friend kept it
cool, answering their quips with "It's
cooul, she's nut from around here," and
ordering a-couple slices of pepperuni.
we headed home, me - a University
senior - feeling like quite the outsider MAX COLLINS/Daiy
and y frendfeelng h ha foud aThe Pio-affirmative adtion grasp By Any Means
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WHEN: Today from 2 to 6
WHERE: 2nod Floor, Michi-
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Laptop stolen arm damaged
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WHEN: Sunday at about 9:20 asm.
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WHAT: A called reported vehicle drove through the park-
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of her room in Couzens Hall, A staff member reported the
DPS reported. The student destruction. There are no sus-
said she may knew who stole pects.
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designed to clarify the cress-
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of homosexuality as it relates
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