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Tobeornottobe in LSA?
30 YEARS AGO THIS WEEK istrators' lack of understand- lence surrounding basketball
(FRIDAYAPRIL 1,1983): ing of the theatre department. games.
Bob Holbrook, associate vice The only liquor vendor that
A seven-member commit- president for academic affairs, did not participate was Hop-In,
tee reviewed the theatre and did not believe that the review a chain that had to defer to its
drama department to deter- threatened anyone in LSA or in headquarters in Grand Rapids
mine whether or not it should the theatre and drama depart- to make the decision.
remain a part of LSA. Although ment. The Safe Celebration Task
some administrators thought of Force, comprised of both Uni-
the theatre and drama depart- 20YEARS AGO THIS WEEK versity and city volunteers,
ment as performance-oriented, (FRIDAYAPRIL2,1993): contributed to the effort by
others believed the program providing activities other than
belonged in LSA as an academic During a basketball game drinking. Touchdown Cafe
program. against the Kentucky Wildcats, owner Steve Mourad was not
Department Chair Wal- nine out of 10 members of the entirely convinced that refrain-
ter Eysselinck said the review South University Merchants' ing from serving alcohol would
might have had something to do Association voluntarily agreed solve the violence problem, but
with the University's economic to temporarily suspend the was still willing to take part in
concerns of the time, while Prof. sale of alcoholic beverages in the effort despite the prohibi-
Mark Pilkinton said the problem response to recent public com- tion that would cost his estab-
was a function of LSA admin- plaints of alcohol-induced vio- lishment up to $1,000.
Letters to the Editor
LSA junior Ciarra Ross, the vice president of NOit,
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Ballroom io the Michigan Uoioo Saturday.
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WHERE: 216 Thayer WHERE: Central Campus
WHEN: Friday at 11:35 a.m. Recreation Building
WHAT: Graffiti was WHEN: Friday at
discovered scratched about 6:15 p.m.
onto the interior of both WHAT: CCRB staff
elevators at the Thayer reported that a subject had
Carport, University Police attempted to use another
reported. Possible suspects student's I.D., University
have been identified for Police reported. The subject
malicious destruction, was given a verbal warning.
Free food? No smoking
WHERE: Bursley Hall WHERE: 503 Thompson
WHEN: Saturday at about WHEN: Friday at about
3:50 a.m. 7:20 a.m.
WHAT: A subject was WHAT: An elevator motor
arrested after stealing from in the Fleming Administra-
a coin operated vending tion building was found
machine, University Police smoking, University Police
reported. He was processed reported. There was no
and released pendingwar- other damage or injuries,
rant authorization for the and occupants returned to
larceny. the building shortly after.
CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES
Gardening Stress relief
WHAT: CCI's ongoing
event will include a comedy
Timothy Phares, an
openly gay Applebee's
employee, was attacked
WHAT: The Evening Herb show on April Fool's Day, by the husband of a
Study Group will host an featuring ComCo and Dave co-worker and told not
event entitled "Fifteen Herbs Landau from the Ann Arbor to return to work, the
to Grow in your Garden." Comedy Showcase. Wisconsin Gazette reported.
WHO: Matthaei Bottanical WHO: Center for Campus
Gardens & Nichols Involvement The CEO itervened for
Arboretum WHEN: Today from 6 p.m. Phares, but Phares does not
WHEN: Today at 7 p.m. to 8p.m. plan to remain long.
WHERE: Matthaei Bot- WHERE: Michigan League
tanical Gardens Underground The Michigan swimming
team won the national
Video game Design lecture championship Saturday,
their 12th National Title but the
tournament WHAT: Harvard Graduate first since the1995season.
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WHAT: Players can enjoy
motion-based video games
in silence. Amazon gift
cards will be awarded to
winners at the end of the
WHO: Computer and Video
WHEN: Today from 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m.
Center Media Union
and founding member of
the Aggregate Architectural
Timothy Hyde will give a
lecture entitled "Dread
WHO: College of Architec-
ture & Urban Planning
WHEN: Today from 6 to
WHERE: Art and
chocolate Easter eggs
made by companies like
La Bottega del Cioccolato
come with surprises inside
for the holiday, NPR report-
ed. Gifts ranged in extrava-
gance from children's toys to
car keys or plane tickets.
Greek Week to raise
money for charities
sororities to face
off in competitions
By ALICIA ADAMCZYK
Daily News Editor
This week, the University is
During Greek Week - which
lasts for one week starting this
Monday - various fraternity and
sorority chapters across cam-
pus will partake in community
service and fundraising events
including benefit concerts, a step
show and a box car derby.
LSA junior Kelsey Kramer, a
Greek Week representative for
the Pi Beta Phi women's fraterni-
ty, said Greek Week is demonstra-
tive of the true purpose of Greek
life on campus: philanthropy.
"I think a lot of people have this
stereotype of Greek life being,
everyone's constantly partying,"
Kramer said. "But for me at least
that's not what it's all about."
A sorority will team up with
two to three fraternities during
the week to host affiliate events
and competitions. The teams will
compete to raise money for char-
ity, and this year there will be a
Though there are typically
two to three affiliate events each
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GreekWeek, anyone can attend
"It's not really publicized that
NextM TCoursess other people can do that," Engi-
May 5th & May h neering senior Alison Horn, also
a Greek Week representative for
Pi Beta Phi, said. "But they can."
One of the week's highlights is
Mr. Greek Week, during which
one member of a fraternity is
coached by members of a soror-
ity to compete in a Miss-Amer-
ica-like pageant. To include all
5 8 the Greek councils on campus,
there will also be a National Pan-
5 Hellenic Council step show on
Saturday for the first time in the
history of Greek Week.
On Wednesday, the five cho-
sen charities - 826 Michigan,
7 3 4 the Judson Center, Home of New
Vision, COTS Detroit and Mira-
cle League - give short presenta-
tions on who they are and what
they do, which Hornsaid is a cul-
Horn said. "It sums up why we
have all of this, why we have Greek
6 9 Week in general and how much of
an impact the Greek community
can have on these charities."
8 "It's going to be fun," she
said. "It's just a way to goof
off with some guys and girls in
your chapter ... and raise money
Students play with dogs at the second annual Puppies on the Porch event hosted by University chapters oftthe Sigma Chi frater-
nity and Pi Beta Pi women's fraternity.
raises over $2,000
Siort b C hPi
01glld l414 1 ale puppies for the event.
4i partner with Rebecca Nichols, the Lenawee
S a W Humane Society's shelter man-
umane society ager, said Puppies on the Porch is
unlike any other event the shelter
By STEVE ZOSKI has participated in.
Daily News Reporter "We do a couple of adopt-
athons, but we're doing more late-
what seemed like the warm- ly (and) this is definitely the best
iy in months, the weather one," Nichols said.
t the only thing fueling LSAsophomoreBriannaSmith,
dispositions on campus. the vice president of philanthropy
crowds began to gather on for Pi Beta Phi, said the event is
wn in front of the Universi- great for the charities, great for
apter of Sigma Chi fraterni- college students who do not have
ise Friday, a Siberian Husky many opportunities to see dogs at
on the ground howled his school and a great opportunity for
asure as the cluster of stu- the Humane Society's puppies to
who had been petting him play.
two-second break. "Their puppies get a chance to
e puppies had arrived. socialize. Because they're cooped
re than 500 people attend- up in the Humane Society all day,
e second annual Puppies they don't really get a chance to
e Porch fundraiser hosted come out, and they also advertise
e University's chapter of Pi and let people adopt their puppies
Phi women's fraternity and here," Smith said. "It's a really
* Chi fraternity. Proceeds good deal for all of us."
he event wentto First Book, . Smith said awareness for the
provides new books for event was proliferated through
come families; the Hunts- social networking and added that
ancer Foundation; and the she hopes the event can continue
vee Humane Society, a non- to branch out to students outside
no-kill shelter in Adrian, of Greek Life.
, which provided five adopt- At the inaugural Puppies on
the Porch in 2012, rain kept most U
participants indoors and under
an awning. This year the weather
was perfect for an outdoor event,
and the entire front yard of the
fraternity house was filled.
Engineering sophomore Con-
nor Toohey, the philanthropy
chair for Sigma Chi, said the event
raised more than $1,000 was
raised for the charities through
pre-sale tickets alone. After fac-
toring in raffle tickets and the
influx of attendees buying tick-
ets throughout the course of the
event, $2,165 was raised in all.
Marisa Gallardo, a senior shel-
ter attendant at the Lenawee
Humane Society, said shelter
staff were particularly happy to
bring Casper, a pit bull mix who S
"We're trying to teach him
hand signals right now, and it
seems to be working," Gallardo
said. "We're trying to raise money
to get him a vibrating collar."
LSA freshman Ali Meisel said 0
she was glad that the good weath-
er ensured the event would be
"It's the best fundraiser
because college kids never get to