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2A - Thursday, April 1, 2010
MONDAY:
In Other Ivory Towers

TUESDAY:
Professor Profiles

WEDNESDAY:
Before You Were Here

FRIDAY:
Photos of the Week

Lend ing a hand for fun

It was during finals week The University's chapter
of his freshman year that LSA of the club is divided up into
sophomore Hans Dalton first separate teams that hold
saw the University of Michi- weekly meetings. Each team
gan's chapter of Do Random has a designated captain, who
Acts of Kindness at work. decides the random act of
"They were handing out kindness the group will per-
treats and lovely notes to peo- form for the week.
ple studying there," Dalton Kinesiology senior Katie
said. "I just thought that was Barz, a director of DoRAK,
so cool that during the most said after joining the club she
stressful time of year, people was amazed at the uplifting
were willing to give up their attitudes of the other chub
own time in order to make members.
others happy." "I love that everyone in the
DoRAK, which was found- club has the same mission to
ed by then-University student spread kindness," Barz said.
Anne Kellogg Reed in 2001, "It's hard not to get along
has sought to spread kindness with people like that."
on campus through acts like DoRAK collaborates with
distributing cocoa and carna- other student organizations
tions to students in the Diag like Circle K and K-Grams.
on Valentine's Day and pre- The campus club also adopted
paring pancakes for passersby an iPhone application recent-
in Mason Hall. ly called DoGood, which was

developed by the company
Mobil33t.
LSA junior and club direc-
tor Chris Dietzel said the
Phone application has taken
off and spread the message of
DoRAK.
"We have had thousands
of people download the app
worldwide and have about
2,000 people check off that
they have done the deed each
day," Dietzel said. "DoRAK is
responsible for creating and
supplying the daily deeds for
the app and also interacts
with the users, takingsugges-
tions, and working them into
deeds."
"I enjoythe reactions, from
a simple smile, to people who
genuinely come up and thank
you for something you've
done," Dalton said.
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Marijuana found Vehicle involved Reading by
in Markley hall in hit and run fiction author

WHERE: Mary Markley Resi-
dence Hall
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Glazier
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Warning issued NBA-Darfur
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"How Love is
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dad of their behavior, reported
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at the Walgreen Drama
Center, is the story of a girl
growing up in 1950s England
who struggles mightily with the
relationships in her life.
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