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Monday, May 17, 2004
Summer Weekly

www.michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan * Vol. CXIII, No. 142 02004 The Michigan Daily
DKE member arraigned after ATO vandalism

T Fraternity member causes
$10,000 in damage, could
face up to 10 years in prison
By Ashley Dinges
and Donn M. Fresard
Daily Staff Reporters
After allegedly breaking into and
vandalizing the Alpha Tau Omega
fraternity house early Friday morn-
bndges gap
ite sciences

ing, Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity
member Stephen Sanford was
arraigned yesterday on felony
charges of malicious destruction of
property and breaking and entering.
These charges can carry a penalty
of up to 10 years in prison. A trial
date for Sanford, an LSA sopho-
more, will be determined within the
next 11 days.
The break-in was apparently
intended as a reprisal for another

incident last February, when mem- worth of damage to the inside and
bers of ATO and Sigma Alpha outside of the house, said AAPD
Epsilon assaulted DKE members Sgt. Matt Lige.
and broke outside windows at the DKE President Alex Dengel
DKE fraternity house. could not be reached for comment,
Ann Arbor Police Department and Vice President Daniel Kochis
reports indicate Sanford entered the refused to comment.
empty house at about 3 a.m. on Fri- "Police entered the house and
day after breaking outside windows observed a 19-year-old man smash-
with a fire extinguisher. ing out windows with a fire extin-
The DKE member broke 47 win- guisher," Lige said. "He put the fire
dows and caused about $10,000 extinguisher down once he realized

we were there."
Inside the house, Sanford caused
damage to doors, a mirror and a
lamp, overturned dressers and used
the fire extinguisher to break holes
in a wall, according to AAPD
reports. Lige said Sanford was
intoxicated when police arrived at
the house.
Lige added that Sanford received
cuts on his hands and forearms
See BREAK-IN Page 3

By Alison Go son, a senior correspon- m
and Shreya Songupta dent at ABC News and e
DailyStaffReporters the only black journalism - Richard Rogel
graduate in the class of Campaign co-chair and donor
Who knew life sciences had anything 1962, said she would not
to do with the four-minute mile? be where she is today.
At the grand opening convocation of Simpson was the master of ceremonies at the kickoff presentation for
the Life Sciences Institute on Friday, LSI the University's fundraising campaign named The Michigan Difference.
Director Alan Saltiel compared the r The "difference" that the University made in Simpson's life is what
groundbreaking concept of the institute President Mary Sue Coleman said she hopes will continue for students
to the first time the four-minute mile through the $2.5 billion this "historic campaign" aims to raise. This
was accomplished 50 years and eight goal is the largest in the University's history and was announced at Fri-
days ago. day's ceremony in Rackham Auditorium.
Saltiel said he hopes that just as the "We are a University with remarkable forward-thinking," Coleman
four-minute mile is no longer a spectac- said. "What we do with this campaign will resonate for decades."
ular event, the new type of collaborative Provost Paul Courant said acritical part of the campaign is to raise a
effort at the institute will become a com- significant amount of money for scholarship support, said. The cam-
mon occurence. paign aims to raise $400 million for student scholarships and fellow-
"The institute now puts this universi- ships.
ty on the leading edge of biological "We are guaranteeing students opportunity unlike anything else in
research," he said. the world," he said.
Because there was little understanding Two of the donors providing this opportunity are Richard and Susan
of the collective nature of biology, the Rogel. The Rogels gave $22 million in 1997, which now goes toward
different sciences were typically separat- financial aid for undergraduate, non-resident students.
ed, said keynote speaker Edward Wilson, "We wanted to meet the unmet needs of the out-of-state student,"
a professor from Harvard University. said Richard Rogel, campaign co-chair.
Researchers only interacted with others The difference that the University made to Rogel's life is one reason
in their own field, he said. he donates both his energy and money to this campaign.
LSI, on the other hand, was designed "i feel I can never repay the gift (the University) gave to me," he said.
to "break down barriers between disci- While some donate their money, others, like Simpson, give them-
plines," both literally and figuratively, selves and their time.
Saltiel said. "I don't have $30 million, but have me," said Simpson, who delayed
Because there are no walls physically foot surgery to host the event. "I bequeath me to you, Michigan."
separating the labs of researchers in dif- The campaign begins in the midst of a looming budget crisis prompt-
ferent fields, Saltiel calls the labs "col- ed by cuts in state appropriations. The University expects to make at
laboratories." Scientists even share least $200 million in cuts
office space, copy rooms and break In the quiet phase of the campaign, the University already raised
areas, which further encourages interdis- $1.28 billion, or 51 percent of its goal, since 2000. The campaign will
ciplinary collaboration. end on Dec. 31, 2008.
Life sciences are defined as any of the 1oNATHAN NEFly t At $3.5 billion, the University's endowment is fourth among public
branches of natural science dealing with University Present Mary Sue Coleman sings "Hall to the Victors at the public universities and the 12th among all institutions.
the structure and behavior of living kickoff of the Michigan Difference fundraising campaign last Friday. ABC News senior The last fundraising campaign, called the Billion Dollar Campaign
organisms. This includes the fields of correspondent and alumna Carole Simpson, right, served as the master of ceremonies. See DIFFERENCE Page 2

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