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IT'S GAME TIME
Looking to the lights
In 1986 the Universi- on campus.
ty took measures to try The 56 phones - stra-
to make campus safer tegically placed around
hy installing the widely- campus in areas that
recognized hlue light had more incidents of
system. crime - enahle security
The emergency hlue officers to locate exact-
light phones were first ly where the caller is.
installed in August 1986 Each time the receiver
in response to a stu- is taken off the hook,
dent sit-in outside the it sends out an slarm
office of Henry John- notifying officers that
son, then-vice president assistance is needed ina
for student services, in specific area.
January 1985, according Within the first
to an article puhlished month of installation,
in The Michigan Daily the phones were often
on Sept. 4 1986. The misused and the Depart-
sit-in was organized in ment of Puhlic Safety
response to a comment received over 3,000
Johnson made saying calls, most of which
issues surrounding rape were false alarms, whet
should he kept discreet the phones went off or
Trespasser Curtain fc
arrested at the damaged
Union WHERE: Michiga
their own. According to
the article students also
picked up the phones
and tried to make calls,
thinking they were pay
The hlue light system,
which cost $180,000
to install, was created
to he used in case of
emergency or to report
a witnessed crime and
also to provide services
to students who have
accidents or need assis-
tance in the area, like in
a hiker and pedestrian
accident or when a dis-
ahled person needed
assistance getting into
their car, according to
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CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
)und Presentation on Arts info
seasonal moods session
all V 111V11
WHERE: Michigan Union
WHEN: Tuesday at around
WBBAT: A male suspect not
affiliated with the University
was arrested for trespassing,
University Police reported.
WHEN: Monday at around
WHBAT:Ahballroom curtain was
torn down and found damaged
elsewhere in the huilding. There
are no suspects and the damage
value is estimated to $100, Uni-
versity Police reported.
Computer stolen U' buses in
from building traffic accident
WHAT: A discussion shout
why people's moods change in
response to seasons and what
they can do to stay upheat
during the winter months.
WHEN: Today from 1 p.m. to
WHERE: Chesebrough Audi-
WHAT: Discussion shout
the repercussions of the
demonstrators outside the
conference in Decemher in
Copenhagen and the future of
climate change in the world.
WHO: College Socialists
WHEN: Tonight from 7 p.m.
to 8:20 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan League
WHERE: Medical Science
WHEN: Monday at around 12
WHAT: A Mac computer at no
listed value was stolen from an
office hetween Dec. 23 and Jan.
7, University Police reported.
Ir is unknown if the room was
locked or not.
WHAT: Talk on Bursley's new
is intended to he a center for
innovative ideas on the arts.
WHEN: Tonight at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Bursley Commu-
nity Center Lounge
WHAT: Jonathan Metzl will
talk shout why schizophrenia
hecame the standard diag-
nosis forhblack men in Ionia,
Michigan during the civil
WHEN: Today at 2 p.m.
WHERE: Lane Hall
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1According to Telegraph.
coouk Chinas one-child pol-
icy and child-specific ahor-
tions that many women had,
caused a gender imhalance
for the countrys population.
Many men will he unahle to
find wives in the future as the
ratio in some areas is 120 men
for every 100 women.
2According to a 2007 sur-
vey taken hy memhers
of the Greek system, 63
percent of LGBT students said
they would feel uncomfort-'
ahle coming out in a Greek
organization. >>FOR MORE, SEE THE
STATEMENT, PAGE 4B
3Acording to the Chicago
Trihuner Delta and Conti-
nental Airlines are raising
fees for checkedhbags. Delta will
now charge $23 for rho first hag
while Continental will charge
$25. Airlines earned shout $740
billion in checked haggage fees
during 2009's third quarter.
WHERE: 1500 Block East
WHBEN: Monday at around
WHBAT: Two Universityhbuses
were involved in a traffic acci-
dent of an unknown cause and
unknown dollar damage, Uni-
versity Police reported.
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