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May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 1

….. nnmEuunism muiiwmw.m z~aw~mm -rI WYE n. tgttu Monday. May 24.1999 Owee4 ah'i/ {erz'5yers go'xaet~dom http://www.michigandaily.com .v v' .,": . :..::,. .. :: v ..;,:. ., <.::"r .;.",.,: .w ,.ar ":u :t " -" ": < t , - r \. . .. ,.k: ..t ,.:., v?, :, i> > :' : ' rvyt.. , - r. z ".;<:: ti > ">; v .: i ..;:.. > "; " v . ,a \1 ,:.- ... '° j? A ..;,, r .. - > .n K ) : \ R v... , 1 ':f : 1. y . \"F+ ? : .. : t. k ,a. , ...n a : .'ro F ". ,.",...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 24, 199 LEGISLATION Continued from Page 1 doing it," Rep. Kwame Kilpatrick (D-Detroit) said. Kilpatrick alleged the bill serves no public service, and that the motives behind its intro- duction were purely political. He said he suspects Rogers, whose district includes the Michigan State University cam- pus in East Lansing, introduced the bill to gain an edge in the upcoming November elec- tions. "Mike Rog...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 3

…Monday, May 24, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 3 A WINDOW TO THE PAST Ceremony marks Observatory .renovations By April Alexander For the Daily While the University's Detroit Observatory is the old- est observatory in America still to have its original astro- nomical instruments in working condition, renovations to te bruilding itself have been underway for almost two years. Last Saturday, ai estimated 100 people attended a re- dedication cerem...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 24, 1999 Edited and managed by EmitY ACHENBAUM NICK WOOMER students at the Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan min 3 Unless otherwise noted, urnsigned editorials reflect the op>inion of the 420 Maynard Street aorit iofithe iailis editorial board lll other articlelettersand Ann Arbor, MI 48109 cartoonu do not necessariv reflect the opinion of The Michigan Dai. E veryone at the Unive...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 5

…V EWPOINT Ann Arbor not as progressive as some may think M I enjoyed Nick Woomer's the peripherals of the painted pic- Street, State Street, or Briarwood, ay 17 column "Violence at Ku ture. And those minorities that and the staff followed him around Klux Klan rally must be pun- have "made it" are not enough to the store? ished" concerning last Tuesday's make the city of Ann Arbor as When was the last time trial and the potential prosecution pr...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 6

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May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 7

…Monday, May 24, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 7 TRIALS Continued from Page 1 Massie said Mattson's decision to have the hearing is "truly a victory for the defense" The defendants charged with malicious destruction of prop- erty under $100 include David Blair, Renee Brunk, Shanta Driver, Melissa Greene, Luke Massie. Jonathan Payne, Melissa Resch, Jason Wade and Anya Wislocki. Wislocki also faces charges for assault. Before the proceedings Tuesd...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 8

…The Festival of New Works The Festival of New Works brings University alum and playwright Arthur Miller to Ann Arbor on June 4th. ARTS Monday May 24, 19998 'Phantom Menace' beats negative hype By Ed Sholinsky Daily Arts Editor A long time a ago, in a galaxy not so far away (Brooklyn, NY, actually) my pregnant mother accompanied my father to a new movie called "Star Wars." That was the beginning of a long love affair with a special trilogy ...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 9

…Monday, May 24, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 9 COsd eso r o hPo omCeasscs Crosby befriends Nimoy so she doesn't have to do anymore soft core on Showtime.., Trekkies Paramount Classics \t Showcase It is a dubious week to release a docu- *tary about "Star Trek." With the elease of" The Phantom Menace,' "Star Wars" fans add some muscle to their rel- ttively small galaxy compared to the 'Star Trek" universe that spans four TV eries and nine movie...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 10

…10- The Michigan Daily - Monday,;May 24,1999 WORKS Continued from Page 8 for both HBO and for off-Broadway productions. "Hearts" starts on June 4th, and continues through June 6th. University alum and Nobel prize winning writer Arthur Miller ("Death of a Salesman," "The Crucible") will be in Ann Arbor on June 4th as part of the festivities, presenting the first ever Arthur Miller Award. The Arthur Miller Award will be given for dramatic writ...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 11

…Monday, May 24# 1999 - The Michigan, Daily - 11 ICP blends several genres on few release Jeckel Brothers' Some tracks on "Top Dogg" are pro- scary about this British group. Beauty, duced by Dr. Dre, but they are over- sentiment and deep funky soul character- shadowed by the smooth and retro ize the new album by Nihtmares On West-Coast brand production cif DJ Wax, "Carboot Stul." The third album Quick, Ant Bank and Meech Wells. by George Eve...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 12

…12 -- The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 24, 1999 Poor hitting hurts Wolverines throughout postseason stint Y By Jon Zemke Daily Sports Writer Michigan's Tammy Mika had been in a bit of a slump. The centerfielder had only three hits in her last 16 at bats. Now, in the regional tournament that top-seeded Michigan was hosting, the Wolverines were about to be eliminated. Mika was facing perhaps the last at bat of her career. There was one out in ...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 13

…Monday, May 24, 1999 - The Michigan Day- 13 Leaders of the pack Although neither the men nor the women could capture the Big Ten team title this past weekend in West Lafayette, several Wolverines topped the field in individual events. Michigan's Big Ten champions: Men Event Jay Cantin 1,500 meters champion Women Event Angie Stanifer 800 meters champion Katie McGregor 5,000 meters champion Brandi Bentley Long jump champion Nicole Forrester Hig...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 14

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May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 15

…Monday, May 24,1999 - The Michigan DaV- 15 Seniors lea W Michael Kern Daily Sports Editor All season, the Michigan baseball team has counted on the outstanding play and leadership of its 14 seniors to guide it to victory. Never was that more evident than in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament yesterday as the seniors guided the Wolverines to *eir first Big Ten Tournament title since 1987. Five different Wolverine seniors were name...…

May 24, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 125) • Page Image 16

…The Michigan men's track team finished sixth this weekend in West Lafayette at the Big Ten Championships. Page 15. SPORIUTS~id Monday M& AW " - M-1 stee-qk s tou--dL e ch gan al Tien crown, ni y bi'Od Alcaraz bats in winning run as Blue By Chris Grandstaff Daily Sports Editor COLUMBUS - This time not even Mother Nature could stop them. The Michigan baseball team broke into a rousing chorus of "The Victors" at Ohio State's Bill Davis Stadi...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 1

…le di9 nDfigl Monday, May 17, 1999 One hu dred eihtyears ofeditorealfreedom Never- ndi ng scandal A car accident nvolving five University men' >asketball playersiand see prospect vparks athletic department nternal inquiry because the ehicle was valued at an excess f $30.000 -The thletic Department admits he mens' basketball program iolated two minor NCAA regulations °s a result of contact between >layers and booster Ed Martin. The E U hir...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Mi higan Daily --,Monday,. 17 1999 AAPD Continued from Page 1 question this year by many students because of increased raids on fraternity and house parties. Chief Ent responded to these criti- cisms by stating the raids followed com- munity standards. "All of the actions were within policy;" Ent said. "We didn't do anything illegal or immoral" Many believe the death of LSA first- year student Courtney Cantor caused the AAPD to later ...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 3

…Monday, May 17, 1999 - The Michigan Daily 3 Bishop speaks about book controversy By Michael Grass ilv News Eitor Since the release of his book, "Why Christianity Must Change or Die," a year ago, Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong has caused a great stir among some members of the 'hristian faith. Last Thursday, 125 area residents. members of the clergy, and curious readers of the Newark, N.J. bishop gathered at St. ndresss Episcopal Church to ...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 17, 1999 Edited and managed by EMILY ACHENBAUM NICK WOOMER students at the ,r * Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan t IWW a t~ild Unless otherwise noted, uns igned editorials re legit the opinion o *the 420 Maynard Street najoriti of the Dails s editorial hoard. All other articles, lenersand A nn A rbor, Mli 48109 (SartOOni /s 101 noS nCssii/ re//eiS te oiioni of T/eic igan Daili T...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 5

…Balkan catastrophe suffers from misinformation A viewpoint by Umbrin which would stir inside us by who live in reservation camps in Ateequi and Jenny Babcock, associating Nazism with what is the United States. printed on April 19th, titled Serbian, the authors irresponsibly What also cannot be tolerated "Genocide in Kosovo resembles pronounce that "the three-finger is disrespect for our leaders of Holocaust," demands a response, Serbian salute...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 6

…6 - The Michioin Daily - Mondfav Mus.17 1900 CARS FROM $500. Police impounds and tax rfpo's. For listings call 1-800-319-3323 forsale ext.4494. ***********PARKING!************* On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. MEN'S SCHWINN 18" Criss Cross, hybrid bike. Excellent condition. $199/or best. 677- !!!GRAD STUDENT ALERT!!! Old West 0507. Side. 2 bedrooms, fully furnished. Must see. 668-1100. ***LEASE CANCELLATION*** autom tuve Don t miss...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 7

…Monday, May 17, 1999 - The Michigan Daily - 7 SCANDAL Continued from Page 1 *Although Ellerbe coached Bullock, Traylor and Taylor for at least one season, he insists that the current program - including his recently-secured recruiting class - is in total compliance with NCAA regulations. "We know that everything has been solid, above the board, and done the right way," Ellerbe said of his program and recruiting practices. "I look back and - 0...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 8

…Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend Plans in Ann Arbor Olt Af. S761-6465 FIGURE " HOCKEY " INLINE Colonial Plaza Sprin roller blade 1958 5. Industrial, 9tune-up Suite A Fitness Program University of Michigan Kinesiology TENNIS, INTERMEdIATE KCKBOXING, BALROOM DANCiNq, SWING DANCiNq, WATER POLO, SWIMMING, STEP AERobics, IyENqAR YOGA ANd MORE... Welcome to the 1999 Ann Arbor Summer Festival SummerTestivaI Each year the Ann Arbor Summer Festiv...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 9

…The Phantom Menace Yep, we've seen it. But George Lucas won't let us print the review until Wednesday. Check out Daily Arts next 0 week for a full review of "Star Wars." ARTS Monday f May 17, 1999 7 Matthews & Co. rock Palace one day early By Jessica Eaton h)ay rs Wririr 0 When the NBA playoffs forced the Dave Matthews Band to move its May 14 concert at the Palace of Auburn Hills up one day, from Friday to Thursday, rumors of the band's re...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 10

…10 -'Ihe Michigan Daily - Monday, May 17, 1999 LnAz Continued from Page 16 hours and got their 12 tickets, so why t* 41-day sleepover? "It's like getting a part of my child hood back after all these years," Eckhart said. "I'm going to sit in a dark theater for two hours, and I'm going to love it. It's going to make me happy. It's not like I live and breathe the 'Star Wars' experience or anything. It's more like being a part of a huge experien...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 11

…Monday, May 17, 1999 - The Michigan Daily --11 ick'S elcomes ndie hit hamberlin y Mary E. McGreevy the Daily After years of soul searching, hamberlin has finally found their nice. After two years of work, bhamberlin's latest album, "The loon My Saddle," has just hit the treet. And with a three-year gap etween this records, Chamberlin as gone through dramatic changes. Chamberlin grew up in the under- round punk scene. which greatly uenced the...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 12

…arVTM aplno Junior Michael Harris tied for the individual title at the Big Ten Championships this weekend at Minnesota. Page 15. Ze aIThcigutnUQilg SPORTS Monday May 17, 1999 Softball drops Big Ten final Minnesota upsets top-seeded Michigan, 3-2, at Alumni Field By Jon Zemke Daily Sports Writer Harrison intentionally walked designated hitter Melissa Gentile, loading the bases to face Rebecca At practice before the Big Ten softball tournam...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 13

…Monday, May 17, 1999 - The Michigan Daily -13 Michigan to host NCAA regional There's no place like home! 1999 NCAA Softball Regionals y Stephanie Offen aily Sports Editor Alumni Field was not so friendly to e Michigan softball team last week- ttd. For the first time in the tourna- ient's history, the Wolverines did not ake home the Big Ten crown. But Michigan will have a second nce to try its hand at playing host weekend for the fifth-strai...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 14

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May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 15

…Monday, May 17, 1999 -The Michigan Dai y 1r Harris shoots six-under to share title, Blue putts in sixth 5 a Stephen A.rRona Daily Sports Witer 'Land of 10,000 lakes,' is Minnesota's claim to fame, but it does come with a price. Between the humidity of summer and the abundance of mosquitoes, which gravitate to the area's mass-precipitation, the eleven BigTen teams that made their way to Minnesota's Les Bolstad Golf ourse this weekend found ...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 16

…By Michael Grass Daily News Editor Jonah Victor Daily Arts Writer COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - "It's not about being first in line, it's about Star Wars," LSA sophomore Jon Serman said from his tent ia, front of United Artists' Commerce Township theater last Wednesday morning. Serman and thousands of others who were lined up at Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor theaters were only a few hours away from pur- chasing tickets for "Star Wars: Episode I - T...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 19

…U. OI MAI L *ditor@umagazin e.com Kudos! Thank you for the article ["Can You Be Gay & Greek?," Feb. '99] which was courageous and fairly done. I was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha at the U. of Arizona, Tucson, and I'm also active in e 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; at the College of William and Mary and am gay. I'v...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 20

…r nwaEor n a-utnw frmayapuaea o Study Hard, 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. Soun...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 22

…news, students and stuff VRUAL & . S 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 three daring college stu- dents participating in Levi's e-commerce experiment. Armed with a $500 per week allowance (yep, that's right, 500 smack...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 23

…*HERE ISEl$ 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 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 was the best of both worl...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • 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 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 25

…BY JESSICA YADEG SAN DIEGO STATE Shepard last October sank T HE DEATH OF MATTHEW hearts and raised consciences nationwide. A series of hate crimes across America's campuses followed, and slowly, institutions known for higher thought and liberal- ism 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 doing to stop them? Not much, ...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 26

…A <'?Thr4~ JI N 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 influent...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 27

… Youkiowl'm n OWA STATE U. SENIOR CHAD CALEK IS A DREAMER. HE'S ALSO A MOTLEY CROE FAN. 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. mV heaf' sofuoI f R 35" Mudder, a hardcore/hip-hop outfit, has sold more than 3,000 copies of its independently fIhadlorMwiawa released sophomore CD, Stained. The group is also...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 28

…'4 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 1 ( Ij L/7o ~ ~ the movies. This summer is so chock full of blockbusters, you might not even get a tan. Star Wars EPISOde1 The prequel we've all been waiting for has The PhantoMil e e finally arrived. Now, an 20th Century Fox even longer time ago, in a galaxy far, far a...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 29

…I1 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 Powers, proving that even Mike My ad people have a sense of humor. 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, we've got to confess that we're secretly more excite...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 30

…KBY JAMIE PIETRAS Rating System Lilith Fair H.O.R.D.E. Family Values Van's Warped Tour Lollapalooza POCKET AN 0 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 fate. His guitar teacher "strongly recommended" that he sto...…

May 17, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 124) • Page Image 31

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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...…

May 10, 1999 (vol. 109, iss. 123) • Page Image 2

…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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