6C Wednesday, October 20, 2010 // The Statement
news in review
Five of the most talked-about stories of the week, ranked in ascending order of actual importance
IT WAS FRIDAY NIGHT
LIKE ANY OTHER UNIVERSITY OF
MICHIGAN STUDENT, ALEX HAD
BEEN STUDYING HARD TO KEEP
ON TOP OF THINGS.
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A man filed a complaint against
Justin Bieber alleging that the pop
sensation assaulted his 12-year-old
son in a game of laser tag in Van-
couver. Other reports claim the boy
provoked Bieber, cornering him and
was repeatedly "shooting" him.
Shots were fired into the Pentagon An American soldier is in custody In accordance with a federal judge's The French public engaged in its
yesterday morning in what officials after a Taliban prisoner died while order last week to stop imposing sixth wave of protests yesterday
are deeming a "random event." Au- under American guard. Afghan Presi- the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, against the government's proposed
thorities are looking in to a potential dent Hamid Karzai has condemned the Pentagon informed recruiters pension reforms. The bill is set to
link between this and a bullet hole the death an "assassination." The yesterday that they must accept go through final legislative passage
discovered Sunday in the National Army's Criminal Investigation Divi- openly gay individuals' applications by the end of this week amid much
Museum of the Marine Corps. sion is looking in to the incident. to join the military. controversy.
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quotes of the week on the cheap
"It is as though Michael Jackson or a rock star is here." halloween costumes on a budget
FLO SNELL, a nun from MacKillop's Sisters of St. Joseph, on the crowd of thou-
sands that gathered in Sydney to celebrate the first Australian saint, 19th century
nun Mary MacKillop.
"T.I. just happened to be in the right place at the right time."
JAMES POLITE, an Atlanta Police spokesman, on the recording artist helping
the police talk a man out of jumping off the roof of an Atlanta office building.
"The Rent Is Too Damn High Party feels that if you want to
marry a shoe, I'll marry you.."
JIMMY MCMILLAN, New York gubernatorial candidate, on how the party he PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY KATIE EBERTS
founded feels about gay marriage. alloween is next weekend, which means students will soon parade the streets of Ann Arbor
Iin costumes ranging from ridiculously confusing to ridiculously revealing. Since Halloween in
college extends past the traditional one day a year to the week before and/or after, buying multiple
the rules costumes can break the purse strings, So, here are some suggestions for how to dress up for Hal-
loween on the cheap.
It's simple to create a number of Halloween costumes from objects you probably already have
No. 275: No. 276: No. 277: lying around the house: a white bed sheet can be turned into a ghost costume or a mummy cos-
tume, a black sheet into a vampire's cape. Thrift shops like the Salvation Army are also particularly
It's OK to not know Early Halloween The Seigle Cafe in helpful for finding costume-making materials on the cheap. Think about using current events to
why you're cheering frontrunners: Chil- the B-School needs spark costume ideas from easy to obtain clothes. (For some suggestions, see the rules to the left.)
for Slippery Rock. ean miners, Andrew to seriously consider If you aren't the creative type, consider investing in a couple of basic costume accessories, like
animal ears, that can be reused from year-to-year on one of the extra Halloween nights.
You just have to do Shirvell, Shoelace bringing back pay
it every time. weeks 1 through 5. per ounce sushi. Have advice for life on the cheap? Let us know. E-mail email@example.com.
by the num bers cOURTESYOFTIMEMAGAZINE
The number of marches across France The percentage of the French public that The fraction of France's 12,500 service stations that
yesterday against the government's support the protests. were dry of gasoline yesterday.
proposed pention reforms.