2A - Monday, October 5, 2009
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Suspicious package shuts down parts of GWU
A suspicious looking "brown
luggage bag" left outside George
Washington University's Fulbright
Residence Hall prompted police
to shut down Washington D.C.'s
23rd Street for two hours on Tues-
day afternoon, according to the
school's student newspaper, The
Two university buildings were
evacuated and several other loca-
tions around thescene were blocked
off, including the Foggy Bottom
Metro Station. Access to Washing-
ton Circle was also prevented.
Michelle Sherrard told The Hatch-
et disruptions to classes were mini-
mal, but police stood guard outside
campus buildings in the area to
keep people away while they inves-
Quintin Peterson, a Metropoli-
tan Police Department officer, told
The Hatchet no hazardous materi-
als were found.
MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY SUED tress" and an additional monetary
AFTER OBJECTING TO penalty, the Chronicle reports.
STUDENT'S SERVICE DOG
Millikin University in Illinois has
recently been confronted with a fed-
eral discrimination lawsuit after forc-
ing a legally blind, epileptic student
to move out of her dorm because she
acquired a service dog, according to
The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The lawsuit alleges that Catherine
Nielsen, a student at the university
during the 2005-2006 academic year,
was told having aguide dog would not
be an issue. However, when she got
the dog, Nielsen was forced to move to
another, less accessible dorm, accord-
ing to the Chronicle's article.
The suit claims that the move
caused Nielsen discomfort, stress
and increased epileptic episodes.
If the university loses the lawsuit,
it would be forced to pay Nielsen's
medical expenses, compensation
for "emotional and physical dis-
STANFORD TO SELL $1 BILLION
OF ILLIQUID INVESTMENTS
In the face of a 25 percentdecrease
in its endowment portfolio, Stanford
University islookingto sell about a bil-
lion dollars of its illiquid investments,
The Wall Street Journal reported.
In the past decade, Stanford
has preferred to invest in illiquid
assets rather than private equities.
However, the failing economy has
diminished the value of these assets,
sucking up their liquidity and leav-
ing the university strapped for cash
needed to runschool operations.
Stanford is considering offers on
all $5 billion of its investments but
is only looking to sell about 10 to 20
percent of its holdings, according to
the Wall Street Journal article.
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The Taiwanese American Student Association's Revolution
performs at Moonfest Saturday night in the Psychology
Atrium of East Hall. The event celebrated the Mid-Autumn
Moon Festival - an important harvest festival.
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Tic-Tacs stolen Food stolen from
from East Quad hospital cafeteria
CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Workshop on Table tennis
WHERE: East Quad
WHEN: Saturday at about 7:45
WHAT: A Halfway Inn employ-
ee reported that an unknown
subject attempted to steal Tic-
Tacs from the cafe on Sept.13,
University Police reported. The
case is under investigation.
WHERE: South Quad
WHEN: Saturday at about 4:30
WHAT: The Ann Arbor Fire
Department was called when
an electric shaver ina student's
room triggered the smoke alarm,
University Police reported. The
residence hall was evacuated.
WHERE: C.S. Mott Children's
WHEN: Fridayat about 7:30 p.m.
WHAT: Food valued at $30 was
stolen from an unsecured refrig-
erator in the hospital's cafeteria,
UniversityPolice reported. The
food was intended for sale.
WHERE: Northwood II Apart-
WHEN: Friday at about 11 p.m.
WHAT: A resident called
to report a verbal argument
between an intoxicated female
student and her boyfriend,
University Police reported. The
boyfriend's mother picked him
up to take him home.
WHAT: This workshop will
show participants how to
WHO: Teaching and Tech-
WHEN: Today from 10 a.m.
to 12 p.m.
WHERE: Taubman Alfred
Med. Library, Room 3950
WHAT: An exhibit that will
commemorate the 250th
anniversary of the French and
Indian War's main events.
WHO: William L. Clements
WHEN: Today from 1 p.m. to
WHERE: William L. Cle-
WHAT: Practice is open to
members and nonmembers
thinking of joining the team.
WHO: Michigan Union Billards
WHEN: Today from 5 p.m.
to 7 p.m.
Yoga at Hillel
WHAT: Yoga classes are
offered each Monday and
Thursday for $5.
WHEN: Tonight from 6:30
p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
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1On an international flight
bound for India, the pilot
and cabin crew engaged in
a scuffle that allegedly began
over claims of sexual harass-
ment, BBC News reported.
Punches led to bruising for
one pilot and one hostess.
More than 4,000 Uni-
versity students will
be affected if the state
cuts funding to the Michi-
gan Promise Scholarship,
which was expected to pro-
vide upsto $4,000 to these
>FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PAGE 4A
3The last living leader of
the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto
Uprising during World
War II died in Warsaw Friday,
Bloomberg reported. He is
believed to have been 87.
The Promise of
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
October 15, 2009
Penny and Roe Stamps Auditorium
Charles R. Walgreen, Jr.
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Thursday, October 8, 2009
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Dean, Mendoza College of Business
University of Notre Dame
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