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U of Minnesota administers breath tests to fansI EMPOWERED WITH PEACE
In an effort to combat dronken
behavior at University of Minne-
sota football games, the school has
implemented a new policy requir-
ing stodents who get kicked ot of a
game to pass an alcohol breath test
before the next game, according to
The Associated Press.
The program, called Check BAG,
was inspired by a similar policy
introdoced at the University of
Wisconsin five years ago. Accord-
ing to the AP, the role applies to
all of the school's 10,000 student
Minnesota Vice Provost for Stu-
dent Affairs Jerry Reinhart told
the AP that the intention was not
to make trooble for every stodent
who consumes alcohol before the
"If people come in with a buzz
on - there will be tailgating -
that's fine as long as their behavior
doesn't interfere with those aroond
them," he said.
NOTRE DAME TO DISSOLVE
HETERODOX SIDE OF
The University of Notre Dame
plans to end an experiment that cre-
ated two economics departments,
The Chronicle of Higher Education
University leaders accepted the
schism in 2003 after "a long series of
quarrels over methods and ideology.'
One faction of faculty members
wentto Economics and Policy Studies,
"a heterodox department that made
room for post-Keynesians, Marxians
and historians of economic thought,"
the Chronicle reported. Heterodox
views stray from an acknowledged
The others went to Economics and
Econometrics, "a more mainstream
department with an emphasis on
University officials said what start-
ed as an experiment has now clearly
failed, and they plan to dissolve the
"heterodox" department within two
STUDENTS IN BEIJING PROTEST
DETENTION OF TEACHER
About 100 students assembled out-
side a Beijing police bureau yesterday
to protest the detention of a lecturer
and demand his release, The Associ-
ated Press reported.
The lecturer, Ding Xiaoping, was
a leader of the 1989 Tiananmen dem-
onstrations. He teaches at several uni-
Recent graduate Yu Zhiwei said
Deng had been taken Saturday after-
noon because the government saw
him as a threat to the upcoming cel-
ebration of the Communist republic's
"He was taken away for political
reasons. The police want to limit his
activity," Yu said.
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Activist 'Truth be told' gives a speech at Peace Day pat an
by Students Empowering Stadents yesterday.
Man rides bus, Fan thrown out
breaks window for fake MCard
CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Poker Bowling Club
WHERE: Baits II
WHEN: Friday at about 2:10
WHIAT: After exiting a bus, a
male subject walked toward
the back and broke out a win-
dow, University Police report-
ed. The subject is currently in
WHERE: Michigan Stadium,
WHEN: Saturday at about
WHAT: A male attempted to
enter Michigan Stadium with
a MCard that didn't belong to
him, University Police report-
ed. He was denied entrance.
WHAT:.Play Texas hold 'em
with other students for a
chance to win prizes. Free
WHO: Michigan Union
WHEN: Tonight from 6 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan League,
WHAT: Competitive bowl-
ers will bowl against each
other. The cost is $5 for non-
WHO: Michigan Union
WHEN: Tonight from 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m.
WHERE: Colonial Lanes
Big House trash Clothes taken
catches fire from laundry
WHERE: Michigan Stadium, WHERE: Alice Lloyd Resi-
Section 9 dence Hal
WHEN: Saturday at about WHEN: Saturday at about
12:10 p.m. 10:20 p.m.
WHAT: A trash can caught WHAT: A female student's
fire during a football game, clothes were stolen from a
University Police reported., washing machine, University
Water was poured on the can police reported. The clothes
to extinguish the flames. were worth about $115.
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1A man was arrested Fri-
day afternoon for hiding
cocaine in the pockets of
his 4-year-old son's jacket and
telling him it was candy, the
Star Ledger reported. The boy
handed out the drugs to his
classmates, and one girl ate it.
2The Michigan women's
volleyball team lost
its first game this year
against Oregon State after
losing three straight sets.
The team is ranked No. 6.
> *OR MORE, SEE SPORTS, PAGEl1B
3Two teenage boys turned
in nearly $100,000 in
cash to the police that
they found while fishing on
the banks of Tuntable Creek in
New South Wales, ABC news
reported. Police urge anyone
who thinks the cash is theirs
to come forward.
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WHAT: Help Circle K reach
its goals of performing
10,000 hours of community
service this year. Learn how
to get involved in projects on
campus and in Ann Arbor.
WHO: Circle K
WHEN: Today from 7 p.m.
to 8 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union,
WHAT: Canadian alterna-
tive country songwriter Fred
Eaglesmith will perform in
a solo concert. Tickets cost
WHO: University Union Arts
WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Ark
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