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MONAY TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: THUR~SDAY.
Ote " Toers Arbor Anecdotes Before You Were Here Campus Characters

FIDAY:
Explained

High-tech orientation

BALLOON POPPING

The University of Maryland gave
a group of freahmen the choice of an
iPod Touch or an iWhone 3G aa part
of a new initiative to aee if the tech-
nology can be uaed for educational
purposes, the Diamondback reported.
Univeraity adminiscratora deaigned
applicationa that can be acceasible
on handheld devices so acudenta can
check for aasignmenta, achedules and
gradesasa well an plan cripn around
campua and locate bun stopa.
Adminintrators are hoping the
technology will help tudenta be more
connected to campus.
BOOKSTORES PLAYING DIRTY
The director of a campua bookstore
at the University of Massachusetswas
caught poaingasa aparent inan attempt
to accena a profennoras booklist, the
Daily Collegian reported. A profea-
aor became auapicioua of the owner,
Ken Kahler, after he didn't reapond to
her e-mail aakingcthe name of hia nup-
posed daughter. She confronted Kahl-
er after seeing the unreleased booklint

on a ahelf of hia tore.
Thin isn't the finst time the book
rush han nparked deceit. Nat Herold,
owner of a nonprofit bookstore, said
there have been pant book-stealing
problems with Fullet, a book-nelling
company that han contracts with
many of the Univernityns tampon
bookstoren, including Kahler'n.
Herold said he han neen Follett
employeen nneaking into trucks in
order to copy down titles, and that
profensorn' bookn will show up on
shelves of stores, even though the
bonklinte had yet to be released.
DEMISE OF THE DORM PHONE
The University of Nebraska-Ln-
coin Htousing won't be renewing its
phone contract thin year, effectively
phaning out landline phonen in its
renidence halls, the Daily Nebras-
kan reported. Landlinen will still be
available for $9 by thone who requent
them, and will ntill be used by the
front denks. But otherwine, students
willibe left to their cell phones.

Students will fill in cell numbern
onctheir housing contractn no they can
receive mennages from the front desk.
* UNFAIRLY EXPELLED?
Former Yale Univernity art student
Annabel Onberg in suing her alma
mater, claiming nhe didn't have suf-
ficient warning of her expulsion, the
Yale Daily Newn reported. Adminin-
trators claim her work wasn't up to
par, but Osberg, who wan admitted to
the graduate program at age 17, naid
nhe wasn't notified in time to vacate
her studio before the doors were
locked on her. She in neeking readmis-
nion to the program and $15,000 in
damages.
Shensaid she had anked the director of
the program howashe could improve.
"I wan told it wan very likely that
they were going to expel me," nhensaid.
"They were unwillingeto help me."
A spokenman for Yale said the Uni-
vernity followed all regulations in
expelling Osberg.
EMILY BARTON

Kinesiningy nophomore Molly Vannongeren nins
on and papa a ballinadaring Fend an the Field, an
event sponsored by K-grams that tnnk place on
Palmer Field yesterday.

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CRIME NOTES CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Studnt augt Sole M-ard Fre HI tetin WHN: Today at 4pm
Studnt augh Stlen vI-ara reeHIV estng ERE: Rackham Am phi-
urinating at golf used at stadium WHAT: Anonymous and free theater
HIV testing CORRECTIONS
course's9th hole concession stand WHO: Spectrum Center 0AnatceiWdesy'
WHEN: Tonight from 6 p.m. 9 n rtcl iWdnsdy'

WHERE: University of Michi-
gan Golf Course.
WHEN: Saturday at about
11:30 a.m.
WHAT: An officer observed a
student publicly urinating near
the 9th hole of the golf course,
University Police reported. He
was given a citation.

WHERE: Michigan Stadium
WHEN: Sunday at about 5:15
p.m.
WHAT: An unknown person
stole a student's M-Card dur-
ing the football game, Uni-
versity Police reported. It wan
used to purchase items at a
concession stand.

Rowdy fan gets Bike stolen from
MIP at game outside Markley

to a p.M
WHERE: Michigan Union,
Room 3200
Circle K meeting
WHAT: A mass meeting for
the community service group
WHO: Circle K
WHEN: Today at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan League,
Ballroom
Lecture on the
Roman conquest
WHAT: A professor from the
German Archaeological Insti-
tute in Kome presents a lecture
called "Encering inco Dia-
logues: The Roman Conquest"
WHO: Classical Studies

paper (Aterhirngfir seader,
program lays plans) said Resi-
dential College Prof. Stephen
Ward will teach a theater
course during Semester in
Detroit Ward will teach a
course on history of Detroit
and partner with the Mosaic
Youth Theater.
* The name article said Uni-
versity alums in Detroit will
mentor program participants.
The arrangement is a three-
person network between a.
University alum, student and a
Detroit high school student.
* The photo caption of an arti-
cle in Friday's paper (Turning
brass to gold says the exhibit
ended Friday. It will run until
the end of the school year.
* Please report any error in.
the Daily to corrections@
michigandailycom.

TRETIGSHOULD KNOW TODAY
1A group of hooded anar-
chists in Athens,' Greece
who steal food from super-
markets and hand it out to
the poor are being dubbed
the "Robbin Hoods," Reuters
reports. It's part of a pattern
of raids in response to heavy
inflation in the country.
2On the Scottish island of
Rum, carnivorous deer
eat the heads and legs of
live baby birds.
>>FOR MORE. SEE PAGE 4A
3 Abar in Waltham, Mann.,
has been distilling bacon-
fiavoredvodka, the Boston
Herald reports. "Everyching is
better with bacon. It's one of
my favorite foods," said Don
Yovicsin, who owns the bar
and first tried the recipe. He
said the vodka in especially
popular in Bloody Marys.

WHERE: Michigan Stadium
WHEN: Saturday at about 1:40
p.m.
WHAT: A disorderly student in
the stands was issued a minor
in possession of alcohol, citation
University Police reported. Ath-
letic staff alerted University
Police of his behavior.

WHERE: 1503 Washington
Heights
WHEN: Saturday at about 4:10
p.m.
WHAT: A mountain bike wan
stolen from the Markley bike
rack, University Police report-
ed. Police said the bike's chain
lock was cut.

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