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WHAT'S UP, DOC?
Students fight for women's sports
39 years ago this week (April
19th, 1973): Education junior
Sheryl Szady and LSA junior
Linda Laird asked the Univer-
sity's Board of Regents to create
a varsity athletic program for
women during the public com-
mentary section of the regents'
meeting, accordingcto a statement
At the time, female athletes
could only conmpete in intercol-
legiate athletics through cluhs
sponsored hy the Recreational
Sports Department, according to
The University implemented
a female varsity sports program
into its Athletic Department in
February 1974 under the direc-
tion of President Robben Fleming.
In an interview yesterday,
Szady said she's proud of the
progress made in female athletics.
"It's definitely moving in the
right direction, and the women
athletes now are having won-
derful experiences," Szady said.
"They get to travel to play, and the
type of competition is so much
different and so muchhbetter than
what we had. I know t speak for
hoth Linda and I, we're so happy
that the program has moved in
the right direction and is doing
59 years ago this week (April
17, 1953): University officials
expressed disappointment over
a hill filed hy the State Senate
Finance Committee which cut
off 85 percent of the University's
hudget request, The Michigan
While the University request-
ed $9.9 million, the Senate hill
only provided $1.3 million.
University Vice President
Marvin L. Niehuss said the Uni-
versity's funding request was
He added that all the projects
requested were of importance,
hut two especially important
items included plans for a Medi-
cal Science Building and an auto-
motive lahoratory on North
The state authorized $90,000
for a new lihrary on the site of
the automotive lahoratory at the
- ZENA DAVE
Aaron Wernham, director of the Health Impact Proect,
discusses the need to consolt doctors when makint
polity decisions yesterday.
Laptop's sad On a bicycle
last stop built for theft
CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
WHERE: Matcher Gradu-
WHEN: Saturday at ahout
WHAT: A $2,000 laptop
reportedly was stolen from
a fourth floor study area
when left unattended for
five minutes, University
Police reported. There are
They met in the
dark of night
WHERE: 1520 Fuller Road
WHEN: Sunday at ahout
WHAT: A two-vehicle acci-
dent resulted in no injuries,
University Police reported.
One vehicle had to he towed
from the scene.
WHERE: 500 hlock
WHEN: Sunday at ahout
WHAT: Ahbicycle worth
$300 was reportedly stolen
from ahbike rack outside the
Thompson Street parking
garage hetween noon Sat-
urday and 2:40 p.m. Sunday,
University Police reported.
There are no suspects.
WHERE: Hutchins Mall
WHEN: Sunday at 5:05 p.m.
WHAT: An electrical outlet
malfunctioned, causing the
smell of smoke University
Police reported. There was
WHAT: Celebrate the last
day of class with a free
pancake breakfast, hat-
heque and ice cream social.
Student groups will he per-
formingcthroughout the day.
WHO: University of Michi-
gan Engineering Council
WHEN: Today at 10 a.m.
WHERE: North Campus
Im ro A University of Califor-
comedy show nia, San Diego physics
professor wrote a five-
WHAT: COMCO will pres- page paper using the laws of
ent a performance full of physics to successfully get
improvisation, games and outcof paying a $400 ticket for
comedy sketches. Tickets not making a complete atop at
Wrn. sa:..r,,n Unin a stop sign, NPR reported.
WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m.
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Thai new year celebration
waterfight WHAT: Seniors can attend
WHAT: Celebrate Song- a graduation party that will
kran, the Thai New Year, by feature scraphooking, a
learning ahout the holiday's photo slideshow and picture
traditions and participating frames.
in a water fight. Water hat- WHEN: Tonight atS5 p.m.
loos and squirt guns will WHERE: The Michigan
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