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Forty-six years ago today
(September 22,1968)
A panel of seven Univer-
sity Law students released an
86-page report analyzing the
1967 Detroit Race Riot in which
police raided an unlicensed
bar and sparked violence with
patrons and other locals.
The debacle got so out ofhand
that Michigan Governor George
Romney enlisted the help of the
National Guard to restore order.
These forces were ultimately
bolstered by paratroopers, per
the orders of President Lyndon
B. Johnson.
The panel's conclusion was
that the subsequent legal action
in Detroit Criminal Court fol-
ton bib r ;
The Michigan men's cross
country team traveled to
Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday
to the Big Ten Preview. The
Wolverines didn't disap-
point; coming as three Mich-
igan runners finished in the
top four with standout junior
Mason Ferlic taking the
crownwith a time of 24:32.
Two min, drill
paily Two-Minute
Drill, a new weekly video
series, tells Michigan fans
what they need to know
this week about Michigan
Athletics in two minutes or
less. This week Daily Sports
Reporter Simon Kaufman
discusses football, men's
and women's soccer,
wolleyball and field hockey.
i; a-,ir i i,:i ::.. _[(t

lowing the riot were "assem-
bly line procedures" which
arraigned defendants in groups
"without consideration for the
circumstances -of individual
Twenty-eight years ago today
(September 22, 1986)
The Senate Advisory Commit-
tee on University Affairs released a
statement banning consensual sex-
ual relationships between faculty
The preexistingprecedentforthe
statement was a University policy
that condemned faculty harassment
of students. Nursing Prof.Cheryl E.
Easley said the statement was nec-

Eleven years ago this week
(September 23, 2003)
The University announced
that it was having a mold prob-
lem. That \ information was
acquired through an "abnor-
mally high" number of reports
complaining about the issue.
The Daily article on the mat-
ter warned students that symp-
toms like congestion, sore throat
or coughing could be a result of
mold infestation, as opposed
to other sources for sniffles,
like the common cold or "their
roommate's dirty laundry."

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Rackham student, Karl Seibert, general manager of
WCBN, shows potential student volunteers around
the WCBN radio stationSunday.

Policy Talk Polish film EA recruiting

WHAT: As renewable screening
energy sources increase,
effects on the electricity WHAT: "A Short Film
marketbecome more acute. About Killing" (1987)
UC Berkeley Prof. Severin studies capital punishment,
Borenstein will speak. the state and social class.
WHO: Ford School of WHO: Copernicus Program
Public Policy in Polish Studies
WHEN: Today from 4 p.m. WHEN: Today from 7 p.m.
to 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Annenberg WHERE: Michigan
Auditorium, Weill Hall Theater
Lecture on Event planning
Islam and workshop

WHAT: EA Games
to discuss the games
industry and internships.
Zingerman's will be served.
WHO: Wolverine Soft
WHEN: Today from 6:30
to 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Chesebrough
WHAT: The Michigan
Secretary of State will assist
with voter registration.
WHO: Campus Information
WHkNf: Today from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan League
. Please report any
error in the Daily
to corrections@

Following the SO-day
war between the two
countries, Israel and
Palestine will have indirect
talks this week, the Associ-
ated Press reported Sunday.
Egypt will host the talks
in Cairo, and discuss who
should have the Gaza strip.
In a game that was
delayedfor 144 minutes
due to thunderstorms
in Ann Arbor, the Michigan
football team dropped
another contest, this time to
Utah, 26-10.
The People's Climate
March Jin, New York
City attracted - more
than 300,000 people, MSNBC
reported on Sunday. Organizers
claim it is the largest recorded
march for climate change.
Monday, they will stage a sit-in
on Wall Street.

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WHAT: Columbia
University Prof. Lila Abu-
Lughod will discuss her
book "Do Muslim Women
Need Saving?"
WHO: Institute for Research
on Women and Gender
WHEN: Today from 4:30
p.m. to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Gallery, Hatcher
Graduate Library

WHAT: Student leaders
looking to improve their
event-hosting savvy can
hear presentations from
three program coordinators
from different University
WHO: Center for the
Education of Women
WHEN: Today from 12
p.m. to101p.m.
WHERE: Room 2105B,
Michigan Union

Honors lecture discusses
spirit of sport at he'U'

Football games former Michigan football coach
emphasized as key Rich Rodriguez's tumultuous
tenure at the University. His most
factor of Michigan recent book, Fourth andLong: The
Fight for the Soul of College Foot-
experience ball examines why people love the
sport and what is at stake with in
By MICHAEL SUGERMAN the industry.
Daily StaffReporter Bacon, who is a University and
Honors College alum, said his
Football Saturdays were the interest in pursuing journalism
topicofconversation Friday. was sparked while writing his
University lecturer John U. honors thesis.
Bacon detailed Ann Arbor's his- "I cannot tell you the internal
tory, itsrelationship with college pride I felt," he said, "Just see-
football and the importance of ing, just feeling that slab of paper
education for a Parents' Weekend ... knowing that I had done the
talk organized by the LSA Honors whole thing from start to finish ...
College Fridaynight. thattrulychanged my life."
Bacon teaches several courses During his lecture, Bacon dix-
at the University under the Fall cussed how the explosion of foot-
2014's theme semester Sport and ball's popularity in Ann Arbor in
the University. Outside of his role the late 1870s garnered a great
on campus, Bacon is a prominent deal of enthusiasm not just from
sports journalist and bestselling students and faculty, but also
author. Bacon is best known for locals and the press.
his book Three and Out, a behind This sentiment, Bacon said, still
the scenes look at the politics of exists today.

"Some of the biggest fans did
not go to Michigan," he said.
"Some of the biggest donors didn't
go to Michigan. It's an amazing
expression of our values."
He argued football is one of the
University's most important com-
mon threadsbetween all students,
adding that game day is perhaps
one of the most complete reflec-
tions ofstudent life.
"When you take a seat (in
Michigan Stadium), we don't care
about your race, ethnicity, nation-
ality, your age, gender, econom-
ics," Bacon said."Allwe care about
is, when the band gets to 'Hail,'
you're going to jam your fist in the
air. Do that at the right time, you
are one of us."
Bacon stressed that both in and
outside of the University Athletic
Department, the main goal to
strive for in the University setting
is moral steadiness. He said an
icon like former Michigan football
coach Bo Schembechler, who led
the program between 1969 and
1989, embodied this goal - and
that students who weren't even
born when Schembechler retired
still knew his name and remem-
bered him as a leader, not neces-
sarily as a football coach.
"That, to me, is the Michigan
Difference," Bacon said. "We want
to win, we expect to win, but the
truth matters to us. If you have a
chance to pursue the truth and
you fail to do so, you have not only
lost your personal integrity, you
have not only lost your personal;
self respect, dare I say it, you've
lost your soul. This entire Univer-
sity is based on one principle, and
that's the truth."
On that note, Bacon also.
addressed the issue of continu-
ing monetization of college foot-.
ball. He said everywhere athletic
directors and coaches are getting
paid more than university presi-
dents, which he sees as a problem.
Michigan football coach Brady
Hoke was paid $4.154 million for
the 2013 season. University Presi-
dent Mark Schlissel's base sal-
ary is $750,000 per year with an '
See HONORS, Page 3A

Following a study abroad in northwestern India, LSA senior Kim Deering participates in Langar on the Diag Friday.
Students host event inspired
by study abroad experience

Sikh Student
Association says
langar tradition
poorly represented
For the Daily
Amid the rushing of students,
voter registration representa-
tives and the odd firebrand
preacher, 13 students stood on
the Diag Friday with baskets
of food to bring a piece of their
study abroad in India back to
Ann Arbor - but not without a
bit of controversy.
Over the summer, these stu-
dents worked on a GIEU pro-
gram in Amritsar, India, where
they participated in langar
events at the Golden Temple -
a historic Sikh religious site and
one of India's most noted land-
marks. Traditionally, a langar is
a meal served at the end of a wor-
ship ceremony and emphasizes
equality between participants
regardless of their social class,
status or religious beliefs, LSA
junior Andrew Vu, one of the
event participants, said.
While abroad, the students,
Alearned how organizers at the
Golden Temple feed -around

60,000 people per day in the
complex'slangarhalls - adaunt-
ing economic and logistical task,
to say the least. Back in Ann
Arbor, the participants settled
on a more modest goal.
"We're trying to recreate that
on a much smaller scale," LSA
senior Jenny Chuang said. "So
now we have a 100,000 people
but I think we made up to 3,000
The students, all undergradu-
ates, were involved in every
aspect of the preparation: buying
produce, cutting the food, cook-
ing it, serving it and eating it.
Chuang said she hoped the
event encouraged people to look
beyond just the free food and
instead think about how they
could work to help others.
"We treat people differently
depending on where we see
them, but we really shouldn't,"
Chuang said. "It takes seeing an
example to really cement that in
instead of theoretically thinking
that. For the average person that
walks through the Diag I hope
they ask'Why are you guys here?
What's been going on?' and kind
of learn what we were able to
learn from the Golden Temple."
The wraps served on the Diag
riday were completely veg-
etarian, with ingredients such
as chickpeas, cabbage and mint

chutney. Langar food in the
Golden Temple and other Sikh
temples is generally vegetarian.
"A lot of people think being
vegetarian is extremely limit-
ing," Vu. said. "It's not true....
Once they know that it's vegetar-
ian and that it's filling and it's
nutritional, maybe they'll have a
different perspective on things."
The trip was chaperoned by
Engineering Prof. Jasprit Singh
and his wife from June 4 to July
4. Singh said a langar meal is pre-
pared to break down barriers,
which he hoped would do the
same at the University.
"The challenge we face glob-
ally is not that people don't have
food, it's that we have barriers,"
Singh said. "That people don't
have opportunities to expand
their horizon, so many barriers
are inthe way. This eventis away
to gently work on bringing peo-
ple together so they realize that
people who are different from
each other are still the same. So
food is the ideal way. The event is
to build a community and food is
a medium to do that."
The wraps were made with
help from more than iS volunteers
at the kitchen of the Plymouth
Gurdwara Sahib, a Sikh temple
about 20 miles from Ann Arbor.
Vu said the week of preparation


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