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One hundred eleven years of editorial freedom

Summer Weekly

May 20, 2002

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A University
Health System
study investi-
gates the pros
and cons of
mass vaccina-
tion against
Page 3
Governor Engler
and Wayne Coun-
ty Executive Ed
should not seize
control of the
new Pinnacle
Aero Park.
Page 4

Football players injured in Saturday shooting
By Jennifer Misthal bystanders that gathered on Madison and Logghe said. After officers arrived on the One of the suspects from the fight pulled
and Maria Sprow Fifth after the shooting scene, they broke up the out a gun and began shooting. Only Diggs
Daily Staff Reporters was the horrible ending party of about 100 peo- and Curry suffered injuries, Logghe said.
to an average Friday ple. The partygoers dis- Logghe said officers are still investigating
Michigan football players Marcus Curry night filled with party- persed from Packard the reasons behind the shootings.
and Carl Diggs were shot on the corner of ing - and fighting. Street, buta crowd began Assistant Athletic Director Bruce Madej
Madison Street and Fifth Avenue early Sat- "About 11:30 (Fri- to form at Madison and said Michigan coach Lloyd Carr was at a Big
urday morning. The gunman fled with three day night), we got a Fifth, Logghe said. Ten Conference in Florida Saturday. He was
others before police arrived at the scene. call to a party in the Members of the crowd informed about the situation and returned to
Ann Arbor Police Department Sgt. Michael 200 block of Packard. included four people who Ann Arbor that night.
Logghe said Curry, a Kinesiology sopho- We were called police believed were Diggs was released from University Hospi-
more, was shot in the back while Diggs, a because of a fight, but involved in the earlier tal early Saturday morning, a hospital spokes-
Kinesiology junior, was shot in the leg. Both when we got there, the Curry Diggs fight, as well as Curry woman said. Curry's stay was longer. and the
were driven by friends to University Hospital. fight was already over," Logghe said. and Diggs, who Logghe said did not partici- bullet was removed later that day.
The scene of police cars and shocked - The reasons the fight began are unknown, pate in the altercation. See SHOOTING, Page 13
Budget The Decision Makers
deficit may Fate of'U'admissions Members 0I t
cause hk boliu'icsalso arncted 02 Usupreme Coirt Jus

Episode II -
Attack of the
Clones" receives
*****. The
film opened at
movie screens
Page 10

in1 tuiion
By Jeremy Berkowitz
Daily News Editor
Although the state government
spared higher and K-12 education in
April from budget cuts for the 2002-
2003 fiscal year, both areas may not
receive the amount of funding they once
Government officials announced at a
conference last week that the state's gen-
eral fund has a $352 million deficit for
the current fiscal year in addition to a
deficit of $320 million for the coming
fiscal year which begins Oct. 1.
Because the state budget must be
balanced, cuts are possible in many
areas - including the $363.6 million
originally allocated to the University
for the 2002-2003 fiscal year.
"We have a constitutional obligation
to do so. We can't spend more money
than we take in," State Budget Office
spokeswoman Kelly Chesney said.
See TUITION, Page 2

William Rehnquist (1972-Nixon;
by Uni ersi regents 1986- Reagan for Chief Justice)
By Shannon Pettyplece hnoPaute ves(
Daily StaffReporter John Paul Stevens 1975-Ford)
The fate of the University's use of race in admis- Antonin Scalia (1986-Reagan)
sions lies not only in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Anthony Kennedy(1988-Reagan)
Court, but also with the University Board of Regents, David Hackett Souter (1990-Bush)
who will ultimately determine whether the University Clarence Thomas (1991-Bush)
plans to maintain its race-based Ruth Bader Ginsburg=(1993-Clinton)
admissions policies. Inside: Stephen Breyer (1994-Clinton)
While the current Board of Businesses react
Regents has repeatedly made clear to the 6th Circuit * Only two justices on the current court heard the
that they support the University Law Court of Appeals' 1978 case Bakke v. University of Callfornia Board of
School's admissions policies and decision Regents. At the time, both Rehnquist and Stevens
will pursue the multi-million dollar regarding the voted against using race as a factor in admissions.
lawsuits all the way to the U.S. Law School's
Supreme Court, the regents have the admissions An appointment to the Supreme Court is lifelong
power to dissolve or revise the use of policies Page 3. until retirement or death. Three of the current
race in admissions if they so chose. justices are over the age of 70. Stevens is 82,
"At the end of the day, the final decision on the matter Rehnquist is 77 and O'Connor is 72.
of University policy rest with the regents," Regent Larry
Deitch (D-Bingham Farms) said. Presidents are often forced to moderate their
Deitch said the regents strive to do what is best for the choices for judicial nominees, especially If the
entire state, not just the University. Therefore, while the opposing party has the Senate majority.

The baseball
team beat Pur-
due 7-4 yester-
day in their last
game but failed
to make the Big
10 Tournament
Page 13
Some schools
are switching to
coed rooms in
residence halls
to accomodate
student popula-

On tn the and

Promotions, lawsuit outcome
discussed at regents meeting

By Maria Sprow
Daily News Editor
Although the deadline for naming a new
University president is rapidly approaching -
the most recent estimation from the Universi-
ty Board of Regents is the announcement will
come in early July or earlier - the regent's
monthly meeting, held Thursday at the Uni-
versity's Dearborn campus, concentrated pri-
marily on faculty promotions and the decision
ruling in favor of the Law School's admis-
sions policies from the 6th Circuit Court of

The major focus of the meeting was approving
the tenure roster and new faculty appointments.
Several of the administrators present at the
meeting spoke of how important the appointment
process is to the University.
"There is nothing that we do that we take more
seriously.... The process is arduous, particularly
for those going through it," Interim Provost Paul
Courant said. "In every stage along the way, there
is discussion, there is back and forth. One of the
most important things faculty at the University of
Michigan do is figure out who should (join) the
See REGENTS, Page 2

The Michigan softball team celebrates after Stephanie Volpe scores in the
Wolverines 6-5 win over Washington. Inside: Softball qualifies for WCWS Page 8.

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