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2A - Monday, April 20, 2009

TUESDAY:
Campus Character

WEDNESDAY:
Explained

THURSDAY
Before You Were

Harvard will have most sports teams in nation

FRIDAY:
Here Photos of the Week
SUNNY SIDE UP

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The Massachusetts Institute of PROTESTORS RALLY F
Technology will cut some of its var- FOR ASIAN-AME
sity athletic teams by May 1, The Tech Around 200 student
reported. As a result, Harvard Univer- gathered last Friday tc
sity will have the most varsity athletic crimes and discrimine
teams in the nation. toward Asian-American
Currently, MIT and Harvard both other minority groups a
have 41 athletic teams. However, MIT sity, The Tufts Daily rep
athletic officials plan to cut five to eight The protesterscalledf
teams in an effort to reduce spending tion to stop the racism ft
during the next three years by $1.45 to spread throughout th.
million. Recently, a drunken s
The Tech said the decision is prob- racial slurs at a group of
lematic for recently admitted students dents, which resulted in
looking to attend MIT to play a specific both parties.
sport. Junior Jenny Lau, pr.
Julie Soriero, head of MIT's athlet- the Asian American All.
ics department, said in the Tech's arti- Tufts Daily that the rally
cle, "MIT understands the timeliness in responseto the inciden
of the decisions, and we intend to be ing discomfort the Asian-
respectful of that." munity is experiencingat
MIT Department of Athletics, Phys- "As students, we hav
ical Education and Recreation admin- feel respected and safe,
istrators will determine which sports she said in the article
to cut based on expenses, necessary American voice is onlyc
resources, team performance and stu- many voices of people w
dent interest. marginalized."
CRIME NOTES
Construction Missing moped
bus vandalized WHERE: Ross School of Busi-

FOR RESPECT MILKING SYSTEM INVENTORS
RICANS SUE CORNELL
ts and faculty Two inventors are suing Cornell
o protest hate University for allegedly slander-
ation targeted ing the product they developed for
n students and milking cows, The Cornell Daily Sun
t Tufts Univer- reported.
'orted. In the 1990s, Cornell researchers
for administra- studied the milking system CoPulsa-
rom continuing tion to determine whether it reduces
e university. infections in the cows' udders.
tudent shouted If proven successful, the technol-
13 Korean stu- ogy could potentially increase milk
afightbetween production. However, Cornell's results
showed it was no more effective at
esident-elect of reducing infections in cows than other
liance, told The conventional systems.
ywas organized The inventors, disagree and claim
t and the grow- Cornell is lying about the findings
American com- because of financial reasons.
t Tufts. Cornell earns a profit from farmers
ve the right to who are required to test their cows
on ... campus," for infections. CoPulsation inventor
. "The Asian- Bill Gehm said the university would
one example of lose income if the rate of infections
ho have been ... decreases.
- STEPHANIE STEINBERG

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Rtesidents at Act Arbor and students of the
University gathered at Ingalls Mall between
the Hatcher Graduate Library and Rackham
for the Solar System Walk on Saturday.

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

WHERE: Lot NC-50 2500
Glazier
WHEN: Fridayat around 8:20
p.m.
WHAT: A privately owned
bus used to transport con-
struction workers was broken
into, University Police report-
ed. The subjects smashed a
window and broke the door
latch but did not steal any-
thing from the bus. There are
no suspects.
Purse stolen
from patient
WHERE: University Hospital
WHEN: Friday at around 9:10
a.m.
WHAT: A subject stole a purse
from a patient's room, Univer-
sity Police reported. The purse,
contained identification, cred-
it cards and a small amount of
cash. There are no suspects.

WHEN: Friday at about 8 p.m.
WHAT: A male student had
his moped stolen from the
bicycle rack outside the Ross
School of Business, University
Police reported. The value of
the moped is $500 and the
owner said it was in good
shape.
Two students

Free HIV/AIDS
testing
WHAT: A counselor from
the HIV/AIDS Resource
Center will provide free and
anonymous HIV testing.
WHO: Spectrum Center
WHEN: Tonighteb p.m. to 8
p.m.
WHERE: MichiganUnion,
room 3200

caught siphoning Canadian folk
from pumps musician gives
concert

CORRECTIONS
* An article in Friday's edi-
tion of the Daily (Provost
toutsnewfederalaidfunds)
inaccurately attributed the
position that administrators
should make sure not to get
too involved in the student
controlled process of find-
ing space for the Michigan
Review to Regent Andrea
Fisher Newman (R-Ann
Arbor). The position should
have been attributed to
Regent Olivia Maynard
(D-Goodrich).
An article in Thursday's
edition of the Daily (Public
Health program helps unem-
ploymentshiftgears) failed
to clearly express that the
Foundations of Public Health
certificate program existed
before it gained approval
to become a part of the No
Worker Left Behind program.
" Please report any error
in the Daily to correc-
tions@michigandaily.com.

The family of Martin
Luther King Jr. will charge
the Martin Luther King Jr.
National Foundation for using
King's words and image on a
monument being built in the
National Mall, The Associ-
ated Press reported. The rela-
tives are asking for $800,000
to engrave King's quotes on
the memorial.
Barack Obama recent-
ly announced -plans
to build a nationwide
high-speed train network,
which will connect Ann
Arbor to Chicago and Detroit.
">FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PAGE 4A
A company in Burnie,
Australia has discovered
a way to convert wom-
bat poop into paper, BBCcom
reported. While Burnie is fac-
ing numerous job cuts, the
wombat industry is thriving,
with tourists buying the prod-
uct as an Australian souvenir.

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WHERE: North Campus Ser-
vice Station 3250 Baxter
WHEN: Friday at around t1:20
p.m.
WHAT: Two female students
were arrested for stealing
gasoline from fuel pumps, Uni-
versity police reported. Police
officers were fillingup their
vehicles when they noticed the
theft.

WHAT: Canadian folk gui-
tarist and songwriter Bruce
Cockburn will perform his
music. General admission
tickets cost $30, though ser-
vice charges may apply.
WHO: The Michigan Union
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