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May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 1

…a a ~ One hundred eight years ofeditonlfreedom ht Monday, May 10,_1999 Ftp://wwwmichi onaivcm cj./vwv. rcm arar.u Universities Ford11ve *Nfr$9.3 millionrto 'U' r "JIJA 111~V By Nika Schulte DAN, Dews Editor Marking one of th rate contributions e the University, a $9. #pledge from the alternative Company Fund was week by the Unive Motor Company. By Michael Grass Unlike previous Daily Nows Editor the company which As universities natio...…

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…2 - ThO Michigan Daily - Monday, May 10, 1999 SPRING Continued from Page 1 Thousands of students, like Luther, will forego the usual play- time at the beach to immerse them- selves in the University's summer classes. While some students said they need to complete a writing requirement or want to ease their courseload for next year, others said there are additional reasons to stay in Ann Arbor. LSA senior Joe Casey said he enjoys the off-seaso...…

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…Monday, May 10, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 3 Fore addresses development at conference Gore praises citizens, Mayor rcher's efforts t revitalize evelopment in Detroit. y Michael Grass and dam Zuwerink Jaly News Editors )ETROIT- Calling for improvements in the uality of life in communities nationwide, more han 3,000 delegates from around the world con- ened in Detroit last Tuesday for the first National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America."...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 10, 1999 Edited and managed by EMILY ACHENBAUM NICK WOOMER students at the 4 4 + Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor t iUniversity of Michigan 1 atrI U n e utotherwise noted, igned editorials reflect the opinion of tk 420 Maynard Street tnajority of the Dails editorial board. All other articles, letters anr Ann Arbor, Ml( 48109 cartoons do not necessarily releet the opinion of The Michigant Dail N o one ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 5

…LTES * OTHDIO pportunity important to admissions o THE DAILY: I would like to write to xpress my agreement with he opinion expressed by mily Achenbaum in her 's. May 4, column Financial privilege and affir- ative action" regarding the se of socioeconomic status s a factor in university dmission. Most of the students who esponded to the aily/Institute for Social esearch poll mentioned that he difficulty of high school oursework completed shoul...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 6

…I .: ~A GREAT ItOUSE AT 3:15 Packard near autom otive for rent iiio1 Sleeps six. 2 ahs, ldry, prk 248- A A SERY QUIET Place, or Fall '99.Perflct x f~or MBA's& Grid. stUdenis Oiiidiao & q e~ualiliving. 668-1109Cirft i rriii NEWV ON THE MARKET! 3 tldrio hi-level avail, May. Spacious apt. ith iih I2lbaths, spiral staircase, fnew kitchen. Icl heat & waiier plus 2 pikg. spaces. Besoloiaiioii oiicampus: iear CCRB, Not Sci. Museuom, bus siop. 514:0...…

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…Monday, May 10, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 7 Despite Columbine shootigs, some legislators favor gun proosal tEG ISLATIO N to end up in the wrong hands. LSA junior Jeremy Stanifer said passing the pro- "I think people here are more tolerant because "I think this bill will stimulate the sale of gunsE" posed concealed weapons bill would be a mistake. there's so much diversity," Stanifer said. Continued from Page SIhe said. "More handguns in more...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 8

…8 The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 10, 1999 0 'U' Gardens host fa mily celebration By Nika Schulte Daily News Editor Amidst blooming blue and white violets and yellow wood poppies, families and friends took advantage of yesterday's sunny skies to celebrate Mother's Day at the University's Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Throughout the day, guides led hundreds of mothers and their families on tours of the Helen V Smith Woodland Wildflower Garden....…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 9

…. O 1NG TIME AGO Tickets for "Star Wars: Episode 1- The Phantom Menace" go on sale this Wednesday. Daily Arts will have full coverage next Monday. ft.-M-d-itS Monday May 10, 1999 7 'Mummy' spooks in summer movie season onah Victor a ly Arts Writer With the release of "The Mummy'," Jniversal Studios tries to resurrect for he third time a production of a classic orror moVie series. Brendan Fraser 'George of the Jungle," "Gods and Monsters") ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 10

…Tt'e Michigan Daily - Monday, May 10, .999 Gwar brings Armageddon to Jarpo's6 By Ian Dyament For the Daily With all of the formidable talk of the end of the world, it's good to see a band attempting to bring the world one step closer to Armageddon through music. Dubbed "Gwarmageddon 1999," theatrical shock rockers ; Gwar attempted " to kill everything on earth at Gwar Harpo's last Friday. Harpo ' Gwar is noto- Mayr7 rious for its gruesome liv...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 11

…Monday, May10,'1999- Th 6Michgar Dail - 11 .'Twas a week before 'Star Wars'... William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream Fox Searchlight the Michigan Theater and Showcase starting May 14th *1 Shakespeare done well is a thing of beauty. Shakespeare done badly is ... the latest film version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Rarely has a director misunder- stood a Shakespearean play so com- pletely or made one so boring as chael loffmann (O...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 12

…The Michigan men's track team rocked the competition at its own Phil Diamond Invitational. Page 15. S? ORTS May 10, 1999 Cervenak breaks 'M' all-time hits record Game-wininig homer is his 268th career hit By Chris Grandstaff Daily Sports Editor His teammates call him "Piggy," because of his tendency to get dirty on the diamond, but the nickname also fits his down to earth, all out style of play - a style of play that has made co-captain Mi...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 13

…Michigan catcher Melissa Gentile isn't a nervous per- son. But on a cool April day at Northwestern the butterflies ad been unleashed and acre flying freely in her stomach. They shouldn't have been. The at bat was like any of the other hundreds she had taken before. DANA INNANE Da But every at bat is unique in its own way, and this at bat's distinction was a rare one. It was Gentile's first at bat since she had back surgery in November. She was...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 14

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May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 15

…Monday, May 10, 1999 - The Michigan Day --15 Wolverines 'tune-up' at Phil Diamond Men's track dominates invitational in preparation for Big Ten championships By Chris Langrill Daily Sports Writer The Big Ten Championships are only two short weeks away - that's what seems to be on the collective mind of the Michigan men's track and field team. When asked how they felt about individual perfor- mances and wins at yesterday's Phil Diamond Quad at...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 16

…WITH THE ANTI-SWEATSHOP MOVEMENT STRE NCGTHEININ( ON C AMPUSES NAT1)N WIDE, STUDENTS TRAVEL To CENTIRAL AMERICA TO SEE L XLOR (ONI)ITINS I 'RST I ANI). By Michael Grass -Daily News Editor As a student activist fi hing for better working con littos Iin factories that pro ucet handise fi r the -coIIgiate 1apparel industry SA junior Lee Palmer was wel11 atae of pror conditions that exist injthe sweatshop industry.c B3ut on a recent trip to (entra...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 19

…U. GIOT MAIL editor @umagazin e.com Kudos! Thank you for the article ["Can You Be Gay & Greek?," Feb. '99] which was ourageous and fairly done. I was a' member of Lambda Chi Alpha at the U. of Arizona, Tucson, and I'm also active in the gay community here in San Diego. Gary L Vyne Thank you for including the informa- tion you did about being Greek and gay. I am the alumnae advisor to my chapter A at the College of William and Mary and am gay. ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 20

…t anway _atnew from y I Study Kard Party Harder Virginia Tech U. Hope next year they'll come up with a better solution to students' drinking problems. Or at least not follow the example of Virginia Tech president Paul Torgersen. When he discovered students were (gasp!) drinking alcohol, he immediately took action. Torgersen circulat- ed a memo to all faculty providing guidelines. The solu- tion? Assign homework over the weekend. Sounds a lit...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 22

…news, students and stuff VIRTUAL - - ft hr * ".4'..:' .v - .., ..,,..,., *a ;; - tk " A ., v 1 ~'4 ....,.;:.i.* 3t'v..._, .. M .r'S' .,.i. . -.:L '. ... 't. , ,.aix .r z: + k F l.a 4 OMIKO JONES IS YOUR ORDINARY U. OF Pennsylvania senior except for one small detail: from jellybeans to VCRs, everything she needs she buys online. Jones - along with Alanna Blanco at California State U., Chico, and Scott Raymond at the U. of Kansas - is one of...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 23

…THERE I ERE'S PROOF THAT BEAUTY AND BRAINS CAN coexist. Harvard U. junior Elizabeth Hancock shattered stereotypes last September by par- ticipating in the oft-maligned Miss America ROING TO EUROPEP Buy This* "Pageant. And critics be damned she says it was worth every poised step. "I've always wanted to pay my parents back for everything they've done for me," says the Kentucky native. "I love to go onstage and perform, too, and thought this...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 24

…MAGINE FINDING OUT THAT THE NICE GUY DOWN THE HALL FROM YOU IS facing charges of statutory rape. Or that your brainy class project partner spent time in a juvenile delinquency hall for arson. Or that your quiet new roomie has a rap sheet the size of your grocery list. Impossible? Hardly. Many universities unknowingly accept criminal offenders or those charged with crimes because under federal law, universities can only obtain juvenile crimina...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 25

…BY JESSICA YADEGARAN SAN DIEGO STATE U. HE DEATH OF MATTHEW Shepard last October sank hearts and raised consciences nationwide. A series of hate Z 0 W 0 r WW Cr O U O 0 CL crimes across America's campuses followed, and slowly, institutions known for higher thought and liberal- m were becoming testing grounds for acts of malevolence. In light of Shepard's death, hate crimes are being pub- licized more - but what are colleges and universities ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 26

… Ap# x OLLYWOOD SAMPLES ARE JOKES LIKE MARTIN," raps Black Thought on the Roots' latest effort Things Fall Apart. The 17-track album is a wake-up call to a rap world made turgid by money-grabbin' playas. It's also the Philadelphia sextet's magnum opus, a pure-to-the-bone hip-hop record that's anything "but" a G-thang. Ripe with superb musicianship and thought-provoking lyrics, Things Fall Apart could go down as the most influential rap album ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 27

…Y ilnaoWII OWA STATE U. SENIOR CHAD CALEK IS A DREAMER. HE'S ALSO A MOTLEY CRUE FAN. r hl So when his college band was asked to open for the Feel-Good Doctors of '80s hair metal last fall, it was a dream come true - one of many since Calek joined 35" Mudder two years ago. m 11011'S 011101. 35" Mudder, a hardcore/hip-hop outfit, has sold more than 3,000 copies of its independently I haf ior awa released sophomore CD, Stained. The group is also ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 28

…r trade in those pencils and books for some quality time by the pool and that dreaded summer job. But save those pennies, because you're gonna want to drop most of them at the movies. This summer is so chock full of blockbusters, you might not even get a tan. -1- Iu I) STar Wars Episodeprequel we've all been waiting for has The Phantom Menace finally arrived. Now, an 20th Century Fox even longer time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Jedi kni...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 29

…F YOU SEE ONE MOVIE THIS SUMMER, SEE STAR WARS. If you see two movies this summer, see Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me. " So goes the trailer for the sequel to Austin m Powers, proving that even Mike Myers' ad people have a sense of humor. I r And while the cinematic resurrection of Yoda and Obi- Wan Kenobi is sure to attract more hype than that movie about that 87-year old boating accident, e've got to confess that we're ecretly...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 30

…a BY JAMIE PIETRAS e Q) Art Ists Burning London: The Clash Triubte Epic Rating System Lilith Fair H.0.R.D.E. Family Values Van's Warped Tour Lollapalooza POCKET ANO Stunt Monkey Who needs guitar lessons to make it in the music biz? When Aram Sarkissian, guitarist/vocal- ist for Stunt Monkey, told his gui- tar teacher he wanted to play punk, he got the boot. And Michael Rossi, the bassist for the San Jose, Calif., trio suffered a similar ...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 31

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