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April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 1

…~~t1v iWt Ia tti News: 76-DAILY Advertising: 764-0554 One hundred seven years ofedtori freedom Tuesday f 1. _ 21_199 qU 1 \edical Center cuts may fall short by $50M * By Jennifer Yachnin Daily Staff Reporter The third set of reductions from the University Medical Center budget reduction plan that was to cut $200 million during a three- r period may be $50 million short of original ltimates, University officials said. The strategy to...…

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…mmmiq 2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 N ATIONlX ORLD Ecuadorean plane crashes in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A jetliner chartered for Quito, the Ecuadorean capital, civil aviation by Air France with 53 people aboard slammed into a fog-draped mountain just after takeoff from the Colombian capital yesterday. Rescuers found no signs of survivors. At least four bodies were immediately recovered from debris of the plane, wh...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 3

… LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 3 0CRIME Student accused of sending harassing e-mail The father of a female Michigan State University student called the department of Public Safety on Friday to report that his daughter has been receiving harassing e-mail from a I Iniversity of Michigan student living on North Campus. The e-mails allegedly included death threats and statements such as "If I see you in the hallway ...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 420 Maynard Street LAURIE MAYK Ann Arbor,-MI 48109 Editor in Chief Edited and managed by J SCH4LAC students at the JACK SCHILLACI University of Michigan Editorial Page Editor Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Daily s editorial board. All other articles, letters and cartoons do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Michigan Daily. FROM TH...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 5

… LETTERS TO THE EDITOR The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 5 'Tattered' flag on ,Central Campus is disrespectful To THE DAILY: The United States flag flying on Central Campus is tattered beyond the point of normal wear and tear. This does not speak well of the University's respect for the Colours, unless of course they mean it to be a ;living memorial to the Battle of Fort Sumter (in which case, I believe that Fort Sumter is doing...…

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…6 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Mead should let engineers make fun of each other TO THE DAILY: I am writing to the Daily in response to Richelle Mead's well- written letter ("Response was in poor taste" 4/13/98) regarding my com- ment on Tom Strait's ostentatious cor- rection of Pi ("Pi's decimal approxi- mation was wrong," 4/1/98). Richelle, do you want answers? I believe you think you are entitled, a...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 7 v 7/ iN THEY HADHELP WRITING THE NEW TAX LAWS.SHOULDN'T YOU HAVE HELP FIGURING THEM OUT? it took 535 congresspeople-and countless lawyers, economists, and advisors -to turn out the new tax laws. Fortunately, you can turn to one expert source for answers on the options and opportunities they provide. Ask TIAA-CREF about the new Roth IRA and other ways to save. TIAA-CREF IRAs can make it easi...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 8

…8- The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 ' ELP ME FIND MY DOG: Black Lab lost mi 4/11. Medium size, no tags, and responds 1P the name "Reagan." 761-6289. -9 for sale N . w **********PARKING!********** On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. "MACINTOSH POWERBOOK 190CS. 500/16RAM, 28.8 internal, Word6.0, stylewriter, $900 or best offer. 995-0836. PARAMOUNT ROAD BIKE with Dura -Ace. $800 or best offer. Call 996-9171. 6 automotive 87 H...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 9 CAMP STAFF- Outstanding, accreditec' Slim Down Camp on modem college cam- puses in Mass. and Penn., seeks students and professionals interested in fitness and fun! Specialties: athletics, dance, aerobics, tennis, swum, nutrition, R.D., R.N. 7 weeks. Inter- nship credit available Three years college, imum. You can help change a life this ummer! Camp Camelot, 800-421-4321; email loseweight@campca...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 10

…10-The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 LOCAL/STATE Drugs allegedly taken from crash Co-ops ban use ofP funds for alcohol DETROIT (AP) - U.S. Customs and police are investigating reports that people helped themselves to pack- ages of marijuana from the wreckage of a drug-smuggling plane from Mexico that crashed in a ball field. The experimental, homemade plane flew 1,500 miles from the Texas-Mexico border before it appar- ently r...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 11

…rlit =The film and video studies department celebrates the end of the academic year with a special screening of student films. Check out the best and brightest the department has to offer at a screening of films, videos and animation by student filmmakers. the screening begins at 4 p.m. Saturday in the East Hall auditori- um. UlbeLid igan ?~ail The Summer Daily Daily Arts will return in the weekly Daily beginning May 4. Throughout the summe...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 12

…12 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 Magical effects save 'Merlin' By Michael Galloway Daily TV/New Media Editor When NBC released a "rough cut" of its new miniseries that premieres on Sunday, special effects were only partially fin- ished, painted background mattes of castles had not been added into shots, and a lot of music editing was yet to be done when this tape was recorded. Therefore, "Merlin" will have to be reviewed mer...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 -1' Crowd captures NOFX essence By Gabe Fajuri Daily Arts Witer Full of an audience that consisted mainly of 12-year-olds and their par- ents, Clutch Cargo's was bursting with action on Saturday evening. Despite an extremely early door time at 5 p.m. the former church was filled to capacity for NOFX's first appearance in the Detroit area in almost two years. Hi-Standard, a Japanese punk rock trio, ...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 14

…14 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 'Players' loses big By Geordy Gantsoudes Daily Arts Writer Ever since his impressive debut in "Boyz N The Hood," Ice Cube has made some questionable choic- es in the roles he chooses to accept. "Friday," a hilar- ious comedy co-starring Chris Tucker marked one of his better choices. So when he chose to team up with the same group again for "The Players Club," one might have thought this was a ...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 15

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday April 21. 1998 -15 ThankYou for Caring The 1997-1998 University of Michigan United Jewish Appeal Half Shekel Campaign gratefully acknowledges those who have taken a stand with the Jewish people in their effort to help repair the world., Contributors' 4 Amanda Oppenhleimer Greg; Sherman Geoffrey Dworkin Yaron Prywes Banry ILenson Beverly Betel Bethliun David Schwartz Blair Rothstein Libby Levin Adam Kotok [Jan M...…

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…16 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 ICE CUBE PLAYS WITH PERFECTION ON CLUB' Wainwright's 'Ship' docks at greatness i For those who doubted, Ice Cube is back, with a vengeance. Many thought he fell off after making the classic "Death-Certificate," but didn't want to believe the Cube-spearheaded "Westside Connection" was the truth. To those people, Ice Cube gives a big middle finger, he gives them "The Players Club" movie and s...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 17 Darkest 'Days' lie Westward Clutch rides 'Elephant' 14 Probably experiencing its "Darkest Days," Stabbing Westward has finally released a follow up to "Wither, Blister, mu and Peel," which featured the hit sin- le "Shame." The first single from "Darkest *t Days, is "Save Stabbing Yourself." On this w. track Stabbing worthwhile lyrics. On "Save Yourself," vocalist Christopher Hall screams, "...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 18

…18 - The Michigan, Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 NATIONJWORLD RESEARCH Continued from Page 1. "We do perceive as a problem that senior facul- ty members ... have not been available to under- graduate students," said Kenny, who is also presi- dent of State University of New York at Stony Brook. "These are great institutions, but there are things we can do better." Lincoln Faller, the University's associate dean for undergraduate education,...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 19

…scoreboardTaig ivcton SAL B LAGUE in NAHEM 4 ARIOAwhen exams are finished and school's out, The S ~ all STON6, r6. K taansa Cs~ty aty atMichigan Daily keeps on keepin' on! Check out Darly J~nes3 OT Yankees{11 Cievelard 5(111 SEATTLE. inc Sports every Monday throughout the summer. And._ip3 tat .hv iebek Tuesday SPORTS April 21, 1998 JOHN KRAFT/Bai yler Steketee has been steady on the mound for the Wolverines, but on Sunday, egave up a ninth-in...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 20

…20 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 I I1Loss of Howard will be Williams' gainw Thomas, Jackson also in backfield mix; recruits check out spring action from stands By Mark Snyder yards, Thomas established himself as he said after Saturday's game, "but ichigan lost a number of outstand DailyS ports Editor the leading returning tailback e Lc\rhodis expected back. We should leaders. Five Wolverines . .lo At Michigan, the backfield...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 21

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 21 Wen Ifr gets a little hairy, lose yoursefinsz Michigan hockey I it's done. It's over with. It was tough --- almost painful, even - but I did it. After all, I had no choice. I rinsed off the cold razor, washed my face and lathered it up. And what was left after I finished? A year's worth of my life, it seemed, everything I had gone through, everything I had experienced - all it anounted to wa...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 22

…22 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 Eisner's squad primed for Big Tens - and beyond By Mark Francescutti Iaily Sports Writer N Michigan men's tennis coach Brian Eisner says his team is looking far past the Big Ten Championships, even fur- ther than the regional championships. The Wolverines are experienced and deep -- and one of the most dangerous teams in the country. What better time than now for the Wolverines to make a run ...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 23

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 23 The recruiting game The Michigan men's basketball team may be getting hit hard by graduation this year, but the Wolverines have landed a couple recruits to step in next year. Chris Young, a center from Catholic Central High School, committed during the early signing period. And now, sources within the organization confirm that Leon Jones, a swingman from Battle Creek, will be with the team ne...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 24

…24 The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 M-Schedule Women's golf at Big Ten Championships, State College, all day Tuesday, April 21 Softball vs. Purdue, Alumni Field, 2 p.m. (DH) Baseball vs. Notre Dame, Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Friday, April 24 Men's Track at Penn. Relays, Philadelphia, all day Women's Track at Drake Relays, Des Moines, Iowa, all day Saturday, Apr. 25 Softball vs. Iowa, Alumni Field, 1 p.m. (DH) Men's tennis vs. Illinoi...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 25

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, April 21, 1998 - 25 3 more recruits for issued for former i center Tarolev M men's TRACK Continued from Page 23 the 1,500 or the 800," said Harvey. "The only other person that might qualify is Charles DeWildt in the pole vault. "Those guys won't (be trying to qualify) at Penn because they will be running the relays. But normally, they'll be running their same events each week for the next two or three weeks." '...…

April 21, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 118) • Page Image 26

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April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 1

…WE 4 wd 0 News: 76-DAILY Advertising: 764-0554 One hundred seven years of editorialfreedom Monday April 20, 1998 a 4; ' 1 1't wi l9 a 1. !1 i 8 low Women march to take back night Lee Palmer Daily Staff Reporter "What do we want? Safe streets! When do we want it? Now!" More than 400 women marched through the streets of Ann Arbor at the 19th annual Take Back the Night march and rally held Saturday night shouting, chanti- ng and carrying si...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 NATION/WoRLD Western leaders set date for start of trade AROUND f" acv, \ I NAT", 1j SANTIAGO, Chile - Leaders of the Western Hemisphere's 34 democracies overlooked political and economic uncertainties yesterday and forged ahead with a bold plan for hemispheric duty-free trade by 2005. They directed negotiations to begin in September. The assembled leaders, at the second Summit of the America...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 3

…LOCAL/STATE -- The Michigan DaIll April 20, 1998 *"CAMPUS Michigan Sea Grant receives $1.2 1milion grant The Michigan Sea Grant was recently awarded S1.2 million by the National Sea Grant College Program. - The Michigan Sea Grant, which receives state funding, is composed of 44 faculty, staff members and students from both the University and Michigan State University. The grant will help the organization maintain more than 30 projects relat...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 4

…MMMI 4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 t1ie ┬úlirbi~twn 3&dIg 420 Maynard Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan LAURIE MAYK Editor in Chief JACK SCHILLACI Editorial Page Editor Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Dailys editorial board. All other articles, letters and cartoons do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Mich...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 5

… LOCAL/S TATE The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 - 5 Senate takes up cloning ban Ceremony s honors latino/a LANSING (AP) - Alarmed by the cloning of the sheep Dolly, the Michigan Senate is slated this week to shepherd through a bill to forbid the cookie-cutter process from being used c people. The chamber is slated to open debate on four bills to prohibit human cloning while - supporter; hope - not dis- couraging potentially valu...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 6

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April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 - 7 $1500 WEEKLY potential mailing our circulars. Free information. Call 410-783- 8274. ***MAINE CO-ED CAMP seeks instruc- tots for positions in ropes, gymnastics, basketball, tennis, weight training, archery, water skiing, comp swim, canoeing, ics, arts & crafts, guitar, drama, radio/ Co & song leading. 6/17-8/23, age 20+. Contact 800-959-3177 or fax 614-253-3661. See our web site www.campwekeela....…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 8

…8 -- The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 LOCAL/STATE CARWASH Continued from Page 1 the Athletic Department to come together for a cause we support." Wolbert said. "It's a good way for us to remember Jeff by handing out a schol- arship every year." Michigan wrestler Corey Grant, who participated in the car wash, said the scholarship is a good way for members of the University community to remem- ber Reese. "Jeff was my best friend. 1 ...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 - 9 Open discussions of reform spread to China's universities The Washington Post BEIJING -The intellectual seeds of liberal politi- cal reform are sprouting here, making this the most open spring since the massive pro-democracy demon- strations in Tiananmen Square were crushed nine years ago. Influential intellectuals here in the capital are talking about promoting individual rights, expand- ing ...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 10

…10 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 NATION/WORLD views of Peres, Shamir d i ffer TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - It all comes down to a simple formula. But whose? Former prime minister Shimon Peres believes peace is Israel's most pressing need and a price must be paid in land to attain it. Yitzhak Shamir, Israel's other surviving ex-premier, argues land is the Jewish state's most sacred commodity, and nothing, not even peace, can just...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 11

…e Hopwood Awards ceremony takes place t awards ceremony honors outstanding writing John Barth will give the opening lecture. The some of the finest writing talent this side of t ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m. at Rackham A is free. 'Hootenan By Curtis Zimmermann Daily Arts Writer Over the years, trends in popular music have come and gone, but country music has main- tained popularity despite the ever-changing musi- cal landscape. Anyone who doubt...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 12

…12 -_The Michigan Daily Mo dyMA rl20n98day,_ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ __April_ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ __20,_ _ __ _ __ _ _ __ __1.998_ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ HAS THE NATION'S PASTIME BECOME PAST TENSE? 0 With the release of 'Major League: Back to the Minors,' By Daily Arts Writer Matthew Barrett Recent screen outings place diamond flicks in the rough the once-great baseball film genre continues its extended slump. "I belie...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 - 13 Bern delivers his 'Eggs' to Ark 'Moon' takes giant leap for Emmy HOLLYWOOD (AP) 1cm." "Emmys, we have a prob- By Amy Barber Daily Arts Writer For years, Dan Bern has been traveling from city to city across the United States, playing mostly in relatively small folk clubs for crowds who go to his concerts with very minimal prior knowl- edge of his music. But once concertgoers hear his sarcas...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 14

…14 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 'Dalloway' By Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud Daily Arts Writer Like a painter's brushstroke, "Mrs. Dalloway" unfolds deliberately, revealing layers of colors and textures previously unseen. Based on the Virginia Woolf novel of the same name, "Mrs. Dalloway" breathes new life into a frequently explored sub- ject - London upper-class society. "Mrs Dalloway" is not to be confused with the numerous Merchant...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 15

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 - 15 Affectless 'Object' lets down A4niston By Prashant Tamaskar Daily Arts Nriter Capitalizing on what is becoming a popular motion picture trend, "The {.oject of My Affection" is Hollywood's glossy answer to "Chasing Amy," last year's highly praised indie phenomenon about a romance doomed by issues of sexual *eference. Although "Object" doesn't mea- sure up to its predecessor, the film, surprising...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 16

…16 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, April 20, 1998 U; Seniors Say Thanks! Presented by the Alumni Association To: "Je-per" Molano From: Melissa Jugo Thank you so much for helping me from day 1! You are a wonderful friend and I wanted to tell you how much I appreci- ate you! Love, Melissa To: DK (my stargazer) From: Jenny Godb Thank ou r your iendship - Peabo y's, atimore, trips to Meijer... To: CN (mon petit poutine) From: Jenny Godby Thank...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - April 20, 1998 - 17 "TV stars welcome gymnasts By Vaughn R. Klug Daily Sports Writer LOS ANGELES - Actor John Lithgow, star of NBC's hit comedy "Third Rock from the Sun," appeared at Friday's women's gym- nastics Super 6. Lithgow appeared before a crowd of 3,000-plus and delivered an introduction in tune with the tour- nament's "The Stars Come Out" heme. Despite his time constraints, Lithgow makes an effo...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 18

…18 - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday, April 20, 1998 SOFTBALL SERIES SCORE MICHIGAN 3, NORTHWESTERN 0 Whatever her name, she still torches 'Cats for 7 RBI NORTHWEST Player Peterson cf Chambers 2b Siebel cdh/p Hattabaugh If Shull c Nesbitt lb Prezell rf Jones ss Nelsons3b DeBoard p/dh TERN (0) MICHIGAN (11) AB R H BI Player AB8RH BI 3 000 Conrad1b 3 2 22 1 0 00 Taterf 2 3 20 2 0 20 0 appo ph 1000 3 0 0 0 Gentile c 3 2 3 4 2 0 0 0 Beard ...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 19

…BASEBALL The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday, April 20, 1998 - 19 'i SMRIAI Michfigan ES S RE i State 3, Michigan 1 'M' drops thrilling series finale, loses three of four to Spartans Key play: SAfter Mic 'a, in took a one-mun lead in the hottom ofC the eighth in Sunday's series finale, Spartans left fielder Tom Hartley halted the Wolverines' chances of splitting the series. Hartley belted a two out, two-run homer to right field in the ninth...…

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…20 - The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday - April 20, 1998 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference No. 1 Chicago (62-20) vs. No. 8 New Jersey (43-39) No. 4 Charlotte (51-31) vs. No. 5 Atlanta (50-32) No. 2 Miami (55-27) vs. No. 7 New York (43-39) No. 3 Indiana (58-24) vs. No. 6 Cleveland (47-35) Yesterday's Games NEW JERSEY 114, Detroit 101 ATLANTA 101, Miami 89 CHARLOTTE 89, Orlando 76 Philadelphia 107, TORONTO 78 Western Conference No. 1 Utah (62-...…

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…_ _ _ _ _The Michigan Daily - SportsMonday, April 20, 1998 - 21 ,ountdown to championship begins for 'M' By Chris Duprey Daily Sports Writer Winning the Big Tlen championship has two effects on the Michigan women's track team's reputation. The title earned the Wolverines instant respect around the conference, lofting expectations to the level of perennial superpowers Illinois and Wisconsin. But in winning the indoor portion, Michigan has a* p...…

April 20, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 117) • Page Image 22

…Wbz Iiduigun ailg POR * .OA IN 11111.ffI . . 'M' softball, Gentile wallop Northwestern Brady shines in Spring 1y J. Berka Daily Sports Writer Yesterday was a big day at Alumni Field. The Michigan softball team tpened its new lockerroom facility to its fans and honored the building's benefac- tor, Donald Shepherd. The pep band even made its initial appearance at Alumni Field this season. Although it was a cold, windy, rainy day, Michigan ...…

April 17, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 116) • Page Image 1

…ews: 76-DAILY dvertising: 764-0554 2 2b 4v dUl F M m MM" One hundred seven years of editorzalfreedom Friday April 17, 1998 I opwood AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Univesity of Texas hibiting it under a hi ystem officials said they hope an appeal of the race as a factor in ad etleient ruling in the Hopwood v. the In 1996, the 5th U. ersity of Texas School of Law case will lead ruled that the law a reevaluation of affirmative. action policies in admi...…

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… 2 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, April 17, 1998 4 Tornadoes kill five in Tennessee, Arkansas NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tornadoes tore through Tennessee and Arkansas yesterday, blowing out windows in hundreds of buildings and ripping off roofs in downtown Nashville and splintering mobile homes in rural areas. No deaths were reported in Nashville, but four peo- pie, including a little boy and his sister, were killed before dawn by tornadoes...…

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