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2 - Tuesday, November 4, 2008

THURSDAY:
Campus Characters

FRIDAY:
The Extremist

M uch love for Barack Obama

CASTING A BALLOT

While the rest of my friends parad-
ed around Ann Arbor on Saturday
night in their Halloween garb, I was
sitting on the tooth at Cafe Ambro-
sia ratching up on some reading for
class..
Spread out on the tables around me
were newspapers - The New York
Times, The Ann Arbor News, Detroit
Free Press, among others - all of
whith rontained the fares of presi-
dential randidates John McCain and
Barark Obama.
Now, I like to ronsider myself a
politiral junkie, someone who eagerly
awaits each new twist on the campaign
trail with the same zeal as a World of
Warcraft devotee itching for the latest
expansion park.
However, even I - like many of my
friends - have grown weary of this
presidential rampaign, with a lifetime
having seemingly passed sinre Obama
announred his randidary in February
2007 and McCain announred his own
several months later.
Like a bitter ex, I flipped over eath

of the nearby newspap
and Obamas fares lay
I got bark to readingfc
class.
Not long after, t no,
musir faintly playing o
iasa speakers had tak
santly repetitive rhyth:
At first, t simply t
ignored it. However, 51
repeating the same lit
and over, I finally stop]
instead listened to the4
As it turned out, t
titularly liberal regg,
all the song consisted
"Ba-rack O-ba-ma, Ba
repeating without en,
slightly in pitch every
This presidential el,
soon enough.
Laundry
Ilive in a building y

pers so McCain's room.
fiat on the table. My options are to either walk
r my art history several houses down the street to
another house my landlord owns
tired the reggae that has a laundry room trcan stress
ever Cafe Ambro- or to drive down to Mr. Stadium,
zen on an inres- whith is pretty moth the biggest
m. and roslest laundromartI've ever
tuned it out and seen and, therefore, is my preferred
Fter the song kept rhoire.
le, over and over Most rerently, however, out of
)ped reading and desperation I was forred to look
songs lyrics. elsewhere and thus ended up haul-
this was a par- ing my dirty clothes down the
;a musician, as street.
1of was the line I felt pretty ridirulous struggling
-rack 0-ba-ma" on the sidewalk with my oversized
id, varying only bag, and even worse when I got lost
so often. and had to ask a guy if there was a
letion rant end laundry room in his basement.
After I finally found my way and
ANDYKROLL got to the laundry room, I quickly
realized I was a quarter short, and
had to ask a random maintenanre
J woes man to pity the poor unprepared col-
lege student.

Dozens at asters line sp at the Ann Arbor City Clerk's
attire, looated at City Hall, ton cast their hallots yester-
day. tarly nnting centers arnnnd the country hane had
lane lines in the lead-ny tn today's election.

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BETH WITTENSTEIN

CRIME NOTES

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Woman suffers Husband and Talk on family
injury after fall wife spar over memoirs

WHERE: Mary Markley Hall
WHEN: Sunday at around S
p.m.
WHAT: A woman fell out of
bed, rausing injury to her foot,
University Polite reported.
Offirers escorted the subjert
to the hospital, where she
rereived mediral attention.
Wallet stolen in
Angell Hall
WHERE: Angell Hall
WHEN: Sunday at around 8:30
p.m.
WHAT: After returning from
the bathroom, a woman saw
someone trying to steal her
backpack, University Polite
reported. The woman recov-
ered her backpack, but later
found her brown wallet miss-
ing. The rase is under investi-
gation.

belongings WHAT: History, Ameriran
Culteean sd Natie -Amernss

WHERE: University Hospital
WHEN: Monday, at 4:30 am.
WHAT: A married rouple had
an argument about the lots-
tion of clothing and tar keys,
University Polite reported. The
wife had taken the items so the
husband old not rherk out

Studies Prof. Philip Deoris
will disruss writing a family
memoir
WHO: tnstitute for the
Humanities
WHEN: Today at noon
WHERE: 2025S. Thayer,
Room 2022

of the Hospital, but Hospital ML
Serurity later returned the ici~iganOhio
property. State Blood
Man-peeps in Battle drive
pool locker room WHAT: The 27th annual

West Wing
marathon at
Hillel
WHAT: An all-day marathon
of West Wing episodes
WHO: Hillel
WHEN: All day
WHERE: 1429 Hill Street
CORRECTIONS.
" A story in yesterday's Daily
(How ro vote tomorrow) said
voters need proof of alocal
address oyvote. Identification
brought to the polls doesn't
have to have an address on it.
. A story in yesterday's Daily
(Srudentsavoting at home for
tight rates) said publir Polity
junior Nathaniel Eli Coats
Styer was anoLSA junior. He
is also the rhair, not the-presi-
dent, of the University's Col-
lege Demorrats rhapter.
* Please report any error
in the Daily to correc-
tions@michigandaily.com.

1South State Street will be
closed to northbound traf-
fir between Granger Avenue
and McKinley Avenue from
Nov. 8-10 due to ongoing ron-
strurtion projerts in the area.
2Freshman golfer Milena
Savith finished fourth
at the Challenge at Wolf-
danrer yesterday. She cr-
rently has the best freshman
storing average in school his-
tory.
>>FOR MORE, SEE SPORTS, PAGED8
3Celebrity makeup artist
Amy Strozzi, who works
on the reality show "So
You Think You Can Dante,"
made more money ($22,800)
from John McCain's rampaign
working for Republiran vire
presidential randidate Sarah
Palio than McCain foreign
polity adviser Randy Scheun-
emann made ($12,500).

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WHERE: Don Canham Nata-
torium
WHEN: Sunday at 1 p.m.
WHIAT: A man entered the
women's lorker room to watch
a girl rhange, University Polite
reported. University Polite
were unable to find the suspert.
The rase is under investigation.

Mirhigan vs. Ohio State
Blood Battle drive begins
today. Both schools compete
to donate the most.
WHO: Mirhigan vs. Ohio
State Blood Battle
WHEN: Beginning today and
running through Nov. 21
WHERE: Mirhigan Union
Pendleton Room

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November 5-7, 2008
University of Michigan's
North Campus
Duderstadt Center

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A & E ENVIRONMENT
A set of artistic Installations, performances, screenings and talks that
meld the arts and sciences In experiences meant to re-awaken us to our
role In the natural world.
OPENING NIGHT November ,5, - 11 pm
*Performance of original music and dance by U-M faculty and students
*Conversations with the makers at each Installation site
* Keynote address by David W. Oarr, Paul Sears Distinguished Professor
of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College
For Details: www.artsoriearth.org

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