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Student stabbed by roommate

Alexis Simpson, a Bowie State
University student turned herself
into police after fatally stabbing
her roommate, Dominique Fra-
zier, in their apartment on Sept.
15, according to a Sept. 16 article
in The Washington Post.
Classes were cancelled on Fri-
day because of the homicide, The
Washington Post reported. Simp-
son is being charged with first-
degree murder, second-degree
murder and first-degree assault.
Jasmine Harvey, a BSU sopho-
more, told The Washington Post
that the sense of insecurity at the
university was heightened after
the event.
"It was really scary, and every-
one was locking their doors and
asking, 'Will you walk with me to

the bathroom?"' Harvey said in to the article.
the Washington Post article.
COLLEGE TO NO LONGER
BROWN 'U' PRESIDENT PLAY NATIONAL ANTHEM
TO RESIGN

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Brown University president
Ruth Simmons sent a letter to
students, faculty and alumni on
Thursday announcing she would
be stepping down at the end of
the academic year, according to a
Sept. 15 Associated Press article.
Simmons has been president
of Brown since 2001 and is the
first African-American presi-
dent of an Ivy League university,
according to the AP. She said
after her departure she plans to
write two books and return to
Brown as a professor, according

Athletes and fans at Goshen
College in Goshen, Ind. will no
longer hear the National Anthem
before sporting events, accord-
ing to a Sept. 16 New York Times
article.
The Mennonite school, which
emphasizes pacifism, decided in
spring2010to allow the anthem to
be played after athletes requested
it, according to the article. How-
ever, it was previously not a part
of Goshen sporting events, the
article states, according to The
New York Times.
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Tom Bartlett, right, owner of Circumference specialty
bike shop, demonstrates a multi-person powered bike.

CRIME NOTES

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Man stabs tents Bike vs. chair Stringband Discussion on
WHERE: Palmer Field WHERE: 1100 block of performance the economy
WHEN: Saturday at about South University Ave

4:15 a.m.
WHAT: A man was found
vandalizing tents with a
knife, University Police
reported. The man then
chased down a witness
before fleeing the scene.
An investigation is
underway.

WHEN: Saturday at about
5:15 a.m.
WHAT: An intoxicated
subject attempted to
vandalize a bicycle using
a lawn chair, University
Police reported. He was
then taken to the hospital.

T H REE T HINGS YOU
SH OU LD KNOW T ODAY
1Officials at NASA
are reporting that
they expect a 6-ton
satellite to fall from the sky
sometime next week, USA
Today reported. There is
a 1 in 3,200 chance of the
satellite hitting someone on
the planet.

WHAT: Boston-based
stringband Joy Kills
Sorrow will perform its
unique folk-style music.
General admission tickets
cost $12.50.
WHO: Michigan Union
Ticket Office

WHAT: Detroit City
Council member Saunteel
Jenkins will host a public
lecture on economic
development.
WHO: Michigan
Community Scholars
Program

Swimmers Satchel gets
strut their stuff snatched

WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m. WHEN: Tonight at 5 p.m. Michigan's defense
WHERE: The Ark WHERE: Weill Hall held Eastern Michigan
to just three points on
M edical club Music clinic Saturday, the lowest total
since shutting out Notre
mass meeting WHAT: Violinist Christian Dame, 38-0, on Sept. 12,2007.
Howes will host an >> FOR MORE, SEE SPORTSMONDAY,
WHAT: United Against improvisation clinic and INSIDE

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WHERE: Shapiro
Undergraduate Library
WHEN: Friday at about 7:15
p.m.
WHAT: A group of 15 males,
wearing only swimsuits,
ran through the library,
University Police reported.
They were dismissed by
offcrseon the niae

WHERE: Donald Canham
Natatorium
WHEN: Friday at about
4:30 p.m.
WHAT: A student's bag of
personal belongings was
taken from a training room
the day before, University
Police reported. There are

Infectious Diseases, a
campus organization
that promotes domestic
and international health
research and advocacy,
invites prospective members
to an open meeting. Food
will be served.
WHO: United Against
Infectious Diseases
WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m.
WHERE: 3411 Mason Hall

mini-concert.
WHO: School of Music,
Theatre & Dance
WHEN: Tonight at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Moore Building
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The government of San
Francisco will create
college savings accounts
for all kindergarteners
entering the city's schools,
NPR reported. The accounts
will start with $50 each and
grow with the help of parents
and local non-profits.

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Grizzly bear kilk

Man dead after
attack in remote
area of Montana
BONNERS FERRY, Idaho
(AP) - A grizzly bear wounded
by a hunter later attacked and
killed the hunter's partner Friday
after the two men tracked the
animal in a remote area along the
Idaho-Montana boarder, author-
ities said.
Steve Stevenson, 39, and Ty
Bell, 21, members of a hunting
party from Winnemucca, Nev.,
were going after black bears
when the attacked occurred
about 10 a.m. PDT in a mountain-
ous, heavily forested region in

Lincoln County, Mont., near the
Canadian border.
Bell shot and wounded a young
male grizzly, believing it to be a
black bear, undersheriff Brent
Faulkner said.
"They tracked the bear into an
area of heavy cover where Mr.
Stevenson was attacked by the
wounded grizzly bear," Faulkner
said in a news release late Friday.
"Mr. Bell was able to shoot the
bear multiple times, eventually
killing it," he said.
Bell used his cell phone to call
for help but Stevenson died from
his injuries, Faulkner said.
The area is extremely remote,
with no roads and poor com-
munications, said Ron Aasheim
of the Montana Department

hunter
of Fish, Wildlife and Parks.
Authorities reached the scene in
helicopters.
"This is big-time back coun-
try," he said. "There are no roads
even close to this thing."
Authorities said the two were
part of a four-person hunting
party going after black bears
in the area when the attack
occurred. Faulkner said the party
had split up earlier into two-
member teams.
The incident is under investi-
gation. It is illegal to kill a grizzly
bear, which is listed as threat-
ened in the Lower 48 states.
There was no immediate word if
Bell would face any charges.
This is at least the third man
killed by a grizzly since July.

Anti-government protestors carry a wounded protestor from the site of clashes with
terday.
Yemeni gov't force.
fire on protesters,

Attack on tens of
thousands labeled
deadliest in months
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yeme-
ni government forces opened
fire with anti-aircraft guns and
automatic weapons on tens of
thousands of anti-government
protesters in the capital demand-
ing ouster of their longtime ruler,
killing at least 26 and wounding
dozens, medical officials and wit-
nesses said.
After nightfall, Sanaa sank
into complete darkness after a
sudden power outage, as protest-
ers took control of a vital bridge,
halting traffic and setting up
tents. Thousands of other pro-
testers attacked government
buildings and set fires to build-
ings they said were used by snip-
ers and pro-government thugs.
The attack was the deadli-
est in months against protesters
and comes as tensions have been
escalating in the long, drawn-out
stalemate between the regime
and the opposition. The presi-
dent, Ali Abdullah Saleh, left for
Saudi Arabia for treatment after
being severely wounded in a June
3 attack on his palace, raising
hopes for his swift removal - but
instead, he has dug in, refusing to
step down.
The protest movement has

stepped up demonstrations the
past week, angered after Saleh
deputized Vice President Abed
Rabbo Mansour Hadi to negoti-
ate a power-transfer deal. Many
believe the move is just the latest
of many delayingtactics.
At the same time, greater num-
bers of the powerful Republican
Guards force, led by Saleh's son
and heir apparent Ahmed and
armed regime supporters have
also been turning out in the streets
in recent days, raising fears of a
new bloody confrontation.
More than 100,000 protest-
ers massed yesterday around
the state radio building and gov-
ernment offices, witnesses said.
When the crowd began to march
toward the nearby Presidential
Palace, security forces opened
fire and shot tear gas canisters,
they said. Snipers fired down at
the crowd from nearby rooftops,
and plainclothes Saleh support-
ers armed with automatic rifles,
swords and batons attacked the
protesters. Protesters tfak con-
trol of a main bridge, closed off
the entrances and set fire to tents
in a camp used by pro-govern-
ment forces.
"This peaceful protest was
confronted by heavy weapons
and anti-aircraft guns," said
Mohammed al-Sabri, ant opposi-
tion spokesman. He vowed that
the intensifying protests "will
not stop and will not retreat."

H ANI MOHAMMED/AP
security forces, in Sanaa; Yemen, yes-
s open
26 killed
At the neighborhood of al-
Zubairi in the heart of Sanaa,
troops opened fire at an anti-gov-
ernment force, the 1st Armored
Division led by Maj. Gen. Ali
al-Ahmar, who defected to the
opposition along with his 50,000
troops several months ago.
Witnesses said al-Ahmar's
forces engaged in the fight-
ing yesterday for the first time,
but Abdel-Ghani al-Shemari,
spokesman for al-Ahmar divi-
sion denied that and said they are
"maintaining self-restraint."
Tarek Noaman, a doctor at
Sanaa field hospital, said that 26
protesters were shot dead and
more than 200 were wounded.
"Most of the injuries are at the
chest, shoulder, head and face,"
he said, and said 25 of injured pro-
testers were in critical condition.
He accused security forces
of preventing ambulances from
evacuatingthe wounded and col-
lecting bodies of the slain pro-
testers.
A Yemeni opposition televi-
sion network carried live video
of men carrying injured protest-
ers on stretchers, including a
motionless man whose face was
covered with blood and eyes
wrapped with bandages. Other
young men were lying on the
floor in the chaotic field hospital.
Men on motorcycles rushed the
injured from the square to field
hospital.

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