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CRIME NOTES

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Bookin' it
WHERE: Hutchins Hall
WHEN: Wednesday at
10:05 a.m.
WHAT: A student reported
that overnight two text-
books were stolen from
their locker, University
Police reported. The stu-
dent had a combination lock
on the door but found it
unlocked after the theft.
Leggo my eggo
WHERE: Northwood I
WHEN: Wednesday at
about 9:30 p.m.
WHAT: A male student on
the sidewalk was allegedly
hit with eggs thrown from
a passing vehicle, Univer-
sity Police reported. Police
later located the vehicle and
identified a suspect with
further investigation pend-

This reeks of a
pending arrest
WHERE: Couzens Resi-
dence Hall
WHEN: Wednesday at
about 1:40 p.m.
WHAT: A police officer
confiscated marijuana and
associated paraphernalia,
University Police reported.
An investigation is pending.
Hard pressed
to find laundry
WHERE: South Quad Resi-
dence Hall
WHEN: Wednesday at
about 10:30 p.m.
WHAT: Assorted laundry
was supposedly stolen from
a dryer on the seventh floor,
University Police reported.
There are currently no sus-
pects.

Drum concert
WHAT: The University
Percussion ensemble will
perform traditional African
music to show on influence
in Western music.
WHO: School of Music,
Theatre & Dance
WHEN: Tonight at 7 p.m.
WHERE: University of
Michigan Museum of Art
Port Huron
Conference
WHAT: "A New Insurgen-
cy" marks the 50th anni-
versary of The Port Huron
Statement. The conference
aims to encourage social
change similar to the effect
of the first issue's ideas for
radical reform.
WHO: Port Huron 50
WHEN: Today from 9 a.m.
- 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union
Anderson and Pendleton
rooms

Shakespeare
comedy
WHAT: "Measure for
Measure" is a play about
political issues that are
applicable today.
WHO: Michigan Union
Ticket Office
WHEN: Tonight at 8 p.m.
WHERE: Mendelssohn
Theatre
MACFest
WHAT: The annual a cap-
pella concert put on by the
Michigan A Cappella Coun-
cil features all the a capella
groups on campus to debut
the new members from the
current freshman class.
Tickets are $5 with a stu-
dent ID or $8 at the door.
WHO: Michigan Union
Ticket Office
WHEN: Tonight at 7:30
p.m.
WHERE: Rackham
Graduate School

THRE ThINC Y(U
SHO LD KNW T)JAY
Research from a small
study has foundthat high
math anxiety activates
the same brain activity asso-
ciated with the physical sen-
sation of pain, CNN reported.
The neural area that is acti-
vated is linked with physical
threats and bodily harm.
If U.S. Rep. John Ding-
ell (D-Mich.) holds
his congressional seat
until June 8, 2013, he
will have served in Congress
for the longest period of time
in American history. Dingell
assumed office in 1955.
FOR MORE, SEE OPINION, PAGE 4
In a Vanity Fair and "60
Minutes" online poll
regarding which actor
should be tasted as Jesus,
Denzel Washington won,
according to the Today show.
Daniel Day-Lewis, Al Paino,
Ryan Gosling and Woody
Allen trailed Washington.

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4

GOING

TO THE
AIlR PORT?

Election forum informs students
about ballot proposals in Michigan
Public officals Speakers who followed includ- nomically failing communities. would be a boon to the state's
ed a state legislator, private con- Butler said Proposal 4, which economy.
discuss changes to sultants and members of state would provide in-home health "(Buildingthebridge) is about
coalitions. care workers with collective jobs and building a healthier
state constitution State Rep. Jeff Irwin (D- bargaining rights, is counter- economy for Michiganders,"
Ann Arbor) spoke against Pro- productive because high union Williams said. s
ByKATIE BURKE posal 1 and in favor of Proposal dues would prevent many work- He added that allowing resi-
Daily StaffReporter 2, emphasizing the difference ers from receiving any profit as a dents to vote on every inter-
between Proposal 1, which is a result of unionizing. national crossing is not an
Though the state's six ballot referendum, and the other pro- "Alotofpeoplegetzerobenefit organized way to conduct legis-
proposals are listed atthe bottom posals, which are constitutional from the union dues thatthey are lation and would result in inef-
of the ballot, issues concerning amendments. paying, and there is no benefit ficient government.
the proposals took center stage Irwin said Proposal l is a move whatsoever to the people they Butler countered, saying
at the 2012 Election Forum on to affirm Public Act 4, passed in are taking care of,"'Butler said. Michigan citizens should have
Thursday night. 2011, which allows the state gov- Scott Heinzman - a Michi- the ability to weigh in on such an
About 90 students attended ernment to appoint emergency gan representative for Ameri- influential decision, as the pub-
the event, which was hosted by managers to lead economically can Disabled for Attendant licwould be most affected by the
the Rackham Student Govern- distressed districts. Programs Today, an organiza- construction of the bridge.
ment, Students of Color of Rack- "Really what we're deciding tion for disabled citizens - and "Proposal 6 isn't a decision
ham, Center for Local, State and with Proposal l is whether or not a beneficiary of in-home health of yes or no on the bridge, it's a
Urban Policy, and The Michigan we want to validate the changes care, said Proposal 4 puts the decision to take it to the people
Daily. Opponents and propo- made in 2011," Irwin said. "If the control of in-home health care so they can have a say in the
nents of each proposal spoke and public were to vote no on Propos- in the hands of patients. process," Butler said.
answered questions submitted all1... we would go back to the old "We are directing the state to Public Health student Olivia
by Rackham students. emergency manager law." move away from the old, insti- Alford said Election Day will
Bridget Mary McCormack,the Irwin added that there are bet- tutional approach to long term be her first time voting, and she
dean of clinical affairs at the Uni- ter alternatives for the emergen- care, and we're moving into the found the forum informative.
versity's Law School and Michi- cy financial manager law than modern version of we direct our "Some of these issues seem
gan Supreme Court candidate, the 2011 alterations, and stopping own care," Heinzman said. very sensitive to the political
opened the event by encourag- the proposal would force leg- To conclude the forum, Brad climate, so I wanted to learn
ing students to fully participate islators to reassess the law and Williams, the vice president more about them," Alford said.
in voting by filling out the entire investigate other solutions for of government relations for "(The forum) made some issues
ballot. aiding financially unstable cities. the Detroit Regional Cham- less black and white."
McCormack said a large num- Lewis Butler, economic out- ber, argued against Proposal Rackham student Amber
ber of voters do not complete reach consultant at Americans 6, which would require voter Williams said she attended the
the non-partisan section of the for Prosperity, an organization approval for the construction of event to learn about the pro-
ballot, which is a major issue for devoted to strengthening the any international border cross- posals beyond their advertise-
state government and court elec- state government, argued in ing if approved. Butler, whose ments.
tions. favor of Proposals 1 and 6 and organization supports Proposal "There are so many bal-
"The non-partisan section of against Proposals 2 and 4. 6's sponsor, billionaire Matty lots, and it's really hard to get
the ballot has a big drop-off rate Butler said the recent mea- Moroun, advocated for the pas- through the partisan infor-
from the top of the ticket to the sures enacted by Public Act 4 sage of the measure. mation," Williams said. "(The
bottom of the ticket," McCor- are necessary to carry out the Williams said if the bridge speakers) made up my mind on
mack said "That is too bad." reforms that will rebuild eco- could be built expediently, it some proposals."
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