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No more Internet for illegal downloaders
Bowling Green University has started
banning InternetaccesA to students who'
engage in illegal file sharing, the BG
Students caught using programs like
Limewire will have their Internet sus-
pended for 24hours for a first violation,
two weeks for a second and a semester
for the third. The policy is in responseto
a notice sent by the Recording Industry
Association of America last year citing
658 detected cases of illegal file sharing.
"That was number 55 in the nation,
number two in the state of Ohio," said
Matt Haschak, director of Bowling
Green's ITS security. "That raised our
awareness of how rampant this was."
THE BLACK CADAVER MARKET
The former director of the cadaver
program at the University of California
at Los Angeles pleaded guilty last week
after being charged with one count of
conspiracy to commit grand theft for
selling body parts to medical and drug
research companies, the Associated
Press reported. The charge included a
special accusation for damaging and
destroying more than $1 million of
Henry Reid faces a sentence of up to
four years and four months in a state
prison. He will cooperate in the trial of
the co-defendant, Ernest Nelson - the
transporter of the bodies - and will
repay up to $1 million to the University.
Nelson has pleaded not guilty because
he thought he was acting with the Uni-
UNIVERSITY OF MYSPACE?
A new University built around online
social networks is set to open next year,
the Chronicle of Higher Education said.
P2P University, short for peer-to-
peer, was started by five academics from
around the world. The courseswill cater
to professionals looking to refresh their
knowledge on certain topics and retir-
ees interested in keeping up to date. The
University won't grant credit or seek
accreditation, but it will encourage stu-
dents to pursue this through other col-
Students would set up online profiles
similar to those on Facebook, allowing
them to communicate with the volun-
teer professors and other students.
The University of Maryland's endow-
ment fell 15 percent since the beginning
of the year, the Diamondback reported.
There has also been a slowing of dona-
tions to the University. Only $15 million
in donations has been raised, compared
to $20 million at this time last year.
Brodie Remington, Maryland's fund-
raising overseer, attributes these chang-
es to the economic climate.
Remington said despite the endow-
ment's drop from $420 million to $357
million, he believes. the University's
long-term investments won't suffer.
"You build a little cushion," he said.
"So when you drop, you don't like it, but
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West Quad Man caught
window busted stealing gear
CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
WHERE: West Quad
WHEN: Saturday at about 1:05
WHAT: A residence hall staff
member called to report that
an unknown person either
pushed in or punched out a
glass pane in one of the build-
ing's doors, University Police
reported. The damage is valued
WHERE: Michigan Stadium
WHEN: Saturday at about 5
WHAT: M-Den staff sawa man
putting items into a bag with-
out paying, University Police
reported. A nearby officer
at $100. Angry visitor
launches pack at
Lost child and l
event staffs face
Swap stuff for
WHAT: An art project
that encourages students
to reduce waste by leaving
things they don't need and
taking things they want
WHO: Arts on Earth
WHEN: Today at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: North and Central
WHAT: University Unions
chefs will teach students how
to cook different types of
meals, desserts and will give
students easy meal prepara-
WHO: University Unions
Arts & Programs
WHEN: Tonight from 7 p.m.
to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union,
WHAT: A talk with a Peace
Corps recruiter and former
Peace Corps volunteers
WHO: International Center
WHEN: Tonight from 7:30
p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: International Cen-
ter, Room 9
WHAT: Faculty and guest
performances in a free show
called "Creating Drama:
WHO: University Musical
WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Walgreen Drama
Center, Stamps Auditorium
" Please report any error
in the Daily to correc-
Australian scientists have
found thatshoney bees
can count to four, Reuters
reported. Researchers put bees
inside a tunnel with five mark-
ers, one of which was filled with
nectar. When the experiment
was repeated without nectar,
they flew to the same one. The
bees couldn't count beyond the
Michigan has the sec-
ond largest number of
deer-car collisions in
the country. Drivers have a 1
in 78 chance of hitting a deer
over the course of a year.
FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PAGE 4A
3A landfill in New Jersey
is being used to provide
electricity to thousands
of homes, the Associated Press
reported. The landfill is one of'
455 nationwide that uses meth-
ane gas to generate power.
WHERE: Michigan Stadium
WHEN: Saturday at about 3:40
WHAT: A lost 15-year-old girl
was reunited with her father at
the football game, University
Police reported. Event staff
"found the girl and an officer
found the father.
WHERE: Michigan Stadium
WHEN: Saturday at 3 p.m.
WHAT: Upon being told his
backpack was too big to take
into the stadium, an "irate" visi-
tor threw the bag and it hit an
event staff member's face, Uni-
versity Police said. The staffer
won't file assault charges, but
the man faces a felony charge.
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