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PEDALING AN IDEA

U Pittsburgh faces bomb threats

The University of Pittsburgh
has received 92 bomb threats this
semester. The series of threats
began in mid-February, The Pitt
News reported on Saturday.
According to a Pitt News
article published Thursday, the
majority of the threats were tar-
geted toward residence halls and
University-owned apartments,
causing frequent evacuations
from campus buildings.
The Pitt News also reported
Thursday that the University of
Pittsburgh Police Department
arrested Mark Lee Krangle, who
had allegedly sent threatening
e-mails to four professors at Pitt
and also posted messages on his
Facebook in which he acknowl-

edged communication wit
purveyors of the threats.
"I swear someone told m'
were going to orchestrate
exact series of threats some
ago in order to help me to t
story about an America that
of you should be proud of,":
gle posted on April 6, accord
The Pitt News.
MSU TRUSTEES APPR
PLAN TO GO 100-PERCI
RENEWABLE AMID
STUDENT PROTEST
Michigan State Unive
Board of Trustees approved
that would require the Ui
sity's energy sources to be e

h the ly renewable some time in the
future, The State News reported.
e they The board's Energy Transition
this Plan, approved at a Friday meet-
time ing, doesn't give a specific date for
ell my the full transition, but notes that
none 40 percent of MSU's power sourc-
Kran- es will be renewable by 2030,
ing to accordingto The State News.
Some students have expressed
concern over the lack of a con-
LOVE crete deadline for the transition.
ENT MSU senior Talya Tavor, presi-
dent of MSU Beyond Coal, urged ;
the board to cease MSU's use of r
coal energy as soon as possible,
rsity's The State News reported.
a plan
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CRIME NOTES

udents present their ideas at the Techarb Spring
owcase on Friday.
NGS YOUD
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Trash tagging
WHERE: Lot W-19 400
Division
WHEN: Friday at about
11:25 a.m.
WHAT: A trash compacter
in the ISR loading dock was
found with illegible graffiti,
University Police Reported.
There are currently no sus-
pects.
Crime cancel
WHERE: Hatcher Gradu-
ate Library
WHEN: Friday at about 5
p.m.
WHAT: A wallet was
reported stolen from the
fourth floor of Hatcher
Graduate Library or Angell
Hall Auditorium D, Univer-
sity Police reported. The
wallet's owner cancelled
cheir ereir caes.

Friendly punch

WHERE: The Diag
WHEN: Friday at about
6:45 p.m.
WHAT: Fraternity broth-
ers were walking together
when one was reportedly
punched in the face and
knocked over, University
Police reported. It was not
ruled an assault because the
men were friends.
Tread on top
WHERE: Fletcher carport
WHEN: Friday at about
4:55 p.m.
WHAT: Skateboarders
were reported to be on the
top floor of the structure,
University Police reported.
The skateboarders fled
before officers arrived at
theose""

Anxiety
workshop
WHAT: A forum for people
to looking to better manage
the various stresses in their
lives.
WHO: Counseling and Psy-
chological Services
WHEN: Today from 4:15
p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union,
room 3100

Data seminar
A 17-year-old sexual
WHAT: Information Visu- assault survivor in Cali-
alization for Data Commu- fornia was detained for
nication is the third of three twice failing to appear in
interdisciplinary seminar court to testify against her
geared toward students and alleged rapist, The New York
faculty in the sciences. Times reported. The girl ran
WHO: UM Risk Science
Center away from a foster home to
WHEN: Today at 1:30 p.m. avoid testifying.
WHERE: Thomas Francis
Jr. School of Public Health One hundred and elev-
Buitldtin,, M4352 en Mih aenos

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WHAT: A number of " An article in the
Cavafy poems put to music April 13 edition of The
by composers from around Michigan Daily ("Pro-
the world and performed by testers urge 'W'to cut
Alexandra Gravas, Pantelis ties withAdidas') mis-
Polychronidis and Vassilis
Lambropoulous. identified Joe Varilone.
WHO: Department of Clas- He is an LSA senior.
sical Studies
WHEN: Tonight from a8 0 Please report any
p.m. to 10 p.m. error in the Daily to
WHERE: University of corrections@michi-
Michigan Museum of Art gandaily.com.

will have ended their
career in college athletics
this year. For Stu Douglass
and Alex Hunt, 2011-12 was
particularly bittersweet.
" FOR MORE, SEE SPORTSMONDAY
George Washington
was recently voted
Great Britain's biggest
military foe, The Telegraph
reported. Washington beat
out Michael Collins and
Napoleon in a contest con-
ducted by the National Army
Museum.

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[any fear Assad demanded freedom of move-
ment for the U.N. team, but
could create the regime could try to create
obstacles; the failure of an Arab
obstacles League observer mission earlier
this year was blamed in part on
EIRUT (AP) - Syria's regime restrictions imposed on
y-old cease-fire appeared the visitors.
quickly eroding yesterday, However, a reassuring pres-
regime forces firing dozens ence of monitors could also
nk shells and mortar rounds enable Syria's opposition to
ighborhoods in the opposi- return to staging mass marches,
stronghold of Homs, hours common in the early days of the
e the arrival of a first team anti-Assad uprisingthat erupted
N. truce monitors. in March 2011. In response to a
'en though the overall level violent regime crackdown on
olence has dropped, esca- such protests, the turnout for
g regime attacks over the weekly anti-regime marches
end raised new doubts has decreased. The opposi-
t President Bashar Assad's tion resorted more and more to
mitment to a plan by spe- armed attacks in recent months.
envoy Kofi Annan to end 13 By returning to peaceful pro-
:hs of violence and launch tests, it would be able to regain
on Syria's political future. some of the moral high ground
sad accepted the truce it lost as the conflict became
at the prodding of his main increasingly violent.
Russia, but his compliance The Britain-based Syrian
een limited. He has halted Observatory for Human Rights
ing of rebel-held neighbor- said two men and a woman were
s, with the exception of killed by shelling in Homs on
s, but ignored calls to pull yesterday, and that three more
s out of urban centers, bodies were found in the city.
rently for fear of losing Rami Abdul-Rahman, head of
rol over a country his fam- the group, said yesterday's shell-
as ruled for four decades. ing was more intense than the
1 fighters have also kept attacks of the previous day.
ttacks, including shooting In amateur videos posted by
ushes. activists yesterday, explosions
7e international community and gunfire could be heard
s U.N. observerswillbe able as parts of Khaldiyeh were
abilize the cease-fire, which engulfed in gray smoke. Shells
ally took effect Thursday. could be heard whistling over-
x-member advance team head before crashing near resi-
.N. observers headed to dential buildings. A tree burst
ascus on yesterday, a day into flames after a shell explod-
an unanimous U.N. Secu- ed.
Council approved such a "Intense shelling on the
on. A larger team of 250 neighborhood since early hours
rvers requires more negoti- of the morning," said a man nar-
s between the U.N. and the rating the video. "Where are
in governmentnextweek. the Muslims and Arabs?" he
ith Assad seen as a reluc- said, referring to the decision of
participant in Annan's the international community,
the observers' success including the Arab world, not
depend on how much to intervene directly in Syria
ss they can negotiate in as it did last year in Libya. "See
aand how quickly the team the columns of fire rising from
grow to a full contingent, the district," he wailed. "Mortar
ysts said. shells are falling on us while you
e Security Council watch."

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