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July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 1

…One hundred six years ofeditorialfreedom Wednesday July 2, 1997 Hong Kong changes hands Students react with concern By Jason Stoffer I)ily Staff Reporter The somber faces of British officials ?8 cre overshadowed by the sense of jubi- [laion that erupted across mainland China yesterday as Hong Kong returned to Chinese control after 156 years of British rule. Fiteworks showered the midnight kies above Beijing's Tiananmen Square as Prince Charl...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 1

…One hundred sA yearsf edironrfredom Wednesday July 9, 1997 Rackham dean named new 'U' provost By Heather Kamins Daily Ncvs Editor Signifying University President Lee Bollinger's first step in reconstructing the wavering administra- tion, Rackham Dean Nancy Cantor has been select- ed to serve as University provost - the University's second-in-command. The provost position has been up for grabs since early March, when Provost J. Bernard Mache...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 1

…c . .e tx t YI One hundred sixeyears ofeditorialfreedom Wednesday July 16, 1997 )tate locates )315 M o 'U' Peter Meyers Is Staff Reporter 1 Michigan State House and late passed an appropriations bill that reased funding for state universities $64 million on July 3. 'We're very pleased," said associate :e President for University Relations nthia Wilbanks. This year the iversity will receive $315 million, $12 lion more than it received the ye...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 1

…IUMleEi One hundred six years ofeditoriafreedom hief of Cold fe rology esigns 5 u I y Heather Kamins )ily News Editor Former University Chief of ~logy Joseph Oesterling was ered Monday to serve a yearlong probation, pay a $5,000 fine and ful-G fill 120 hours of community service , for a felony larceny charge, to which t he pleaded no contest in June. Oesterling resigned last week in they wake of an eight-month investigation of his billing ...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 1

…hu yas feto One hundred six years of editorialfreedom Wednesday July 30, 1997 n a y ; AND U PA 43-NT) 0 a 0 Watson is concerned' about Martin By Heather Kamins Nrs Editor rmer Michigan assistant basket- ball coach Perry Watson said he was, concerned when he came to the University in 1991 because of his tense relationship with Detroit booster Ed Martin, according to - documents released by the University under the Freedom of Information Act....…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 2

…2 -The Michigan Daily- Wednesday, July 2, 1997 I R LIGOUS $SRVICE$ AVAVAVAVA KOREAN CHURCH OF ANN ARBOR 3301 Creek Dr. 971-9777 SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. English, 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m. Korean PACKARD ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 2580 Packard Road Ann Arbor 971-0773 Contemporary services on Saturday nights at 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 12:00 noon UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL 1511 Washtenaw near Hit Sunday 10:30 a.m. Wed. Supper 6:00 p.m. Pastor Ed Krauss 663-55...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 2

…2 The MichiganDaily - Wednesday, July 9,1997 FOURTH Continued from Page 1. LSA Student Government President Lauren Shubow went to Washington, D.C. to watch the fireworks display on the Mall. "There were a half a million people there," Shubow said. "The fireworks were above the reflecting pool on the Mall between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. They were the best fireworks I've ever seen!" Interfraternity Council President Ke...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, June 16, 1997 'U' Dems attend national convention SERVIC1E$ AVAVAVAVA KOREAN CHURCH OF ANN ARBOR 3301 Creek Dr. 971-9777 SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m. English, 11 am. & 7:30 p.m. Korean PACKARD ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH 2580 Packard Road Ann Arbor 971-0773 Contemporary services on Saturday nights at 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays at 12:00 noon UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHAPEL 1511 Washtenaw near Hill Sunday 10:30 a.m. ° Wed. Supper 6:...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 2

… 2 = The Michigan Daily'-Wedresday, July 23 1997 Students trade books online By Dolores Arabo Daily Staff Reporter Students can say goodbye to the days they waited in long lines with hopes of collecting only a fraction of what their used textbooks are worth. Michael Wellman, an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science professor, and LSA senior Ryan Papa are currently renovating an online auc- tion site, named the "auction bot,"1 where st...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 2

…1- Th6 Michigan Daily - UedneadaJ'ul 30,'1997 Taking a spin Su e tm v m n celebratLes 50years By Heather Wiggin Daily Staff Reporter Last weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the United States Students Association - the country's largest and oldest national student group. Past and present student. leaders joined in Madison, Wisc., the site of the first American Student Movement Conference in 1947, to acknowledge the organization's Acti his...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 3

…Wednesday; July 2, 1997 -The Michigan Daily -- 3 Eesident iwarded ,e1owshi Katie Plona ily News Editor t 27, senior neurosurgery resident y Gupta is the youngest of 15 dividuals selected nationally to serve r one year as a White House Fellow one of the U.S. government's most estigious fellowships. Gupts, a Novi nstive sand graduate of e University's Inteflex program, dured a rigorous nine-month applica- on process consisting of numerous says...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 3

…W 1 d~y,)(ly 9*19!r- r Thei Mfichg' pally;--3 nn Arbor will accept international byowaste Jason Stoffer group consisting of 45 different organizations, said environmental group formed in protest of the Toronto ulation powers to local government. wily Staff Reporter landfill contractors are profiting from Michigan cit- contract, said the contract charges Toronto $11 per Rivers said powerful waste-hauling companies A caravan of trucks will soon ...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 3

…Wednesday, June 16, 1997 The Michigan Daily - 3 |inel Lscusses vomen 's iealth ~ther Wiggin hi expsi in the field of menis health carne together on lnday evening to bring attention to problem plaguing American men - the lack of research in men' s health. lhe audience of about 60, consist- mostly of professors and gradu- students, sat attentively in ham Auditorium as speakers sed the difficulties of studying men's health. The public event s ...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 3

…Wednesday July 23, 1997- The-Micigal Daity- 3 .Spray may prevent flu By Heather Wiggn Daily Staff Reporter After 30 years of extensive research, epidemiolo- gy Prof. Hunein Maassab's dedication has paid off in he form of a medical breakthrough. In 1967, Maassab developed a pediatric nasal- spray flu vaccine, which was deemed effective on July 14 by the National Institutes of Health. Research demonstrates that the vaccine has the abil- ity to...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 3

…Weinesday, July 30, 127 - The Michigan Daily - 3 p&art in 'A M By Christine M. Paik Daily Staff Repttrter Amidst the serene backdrop of the Huron River in Gallup Park Monday morning, people of all ages gathered to run in the name of peace. A welcoming ceremony for runners carrying the peace torch for the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, an Olympic-style relay symbolizing peace, took place at the Gallup Park Livery on Fuller Road, complete...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 2 1997 Edited and managed by ERIN MARSH JACK SCHILLACI students at the yoMcgn7Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan21 ItI Itt '~ I' ,,ioi,'ti' odiiiiiddio'ti 'itii piio L ntess otherwise not, re<. uneed editorials if et the Opinion, a to 420 Maynard Street ti7ajoritiy 0 ntaiii tiiiuoiiitf aoard Alt Oth rtr tit s, letererr Ann Arbor, MI 48109 corrols> ono nes'sarii '('fle' i/te opi...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan, Daily - Wednesday, July 9, 1997 Edited and managed by ERIN MARSH JACK SCHILLACI students at the Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor 44 a - University of Michigan/i le wt at Unless other-wise noted. imsrgned editorials reflect the op>inion f 420 Maynard Street marOjoril < /the Dail s' editorialhoardl l .ll oirer articlesll titers Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (/1(011aoons 1 inotiecessairifle/i1the opinion of The Misliiganail U nless ...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 16, 1997 Edited and managed by ERIN MARSH JACK SCHILLACI students at the Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor 31 University of Michigan Unnvers otherwise noted, uigned editorials re/lect the opinio 420 Maynard Street niiajrity of die Dain edioial hoan. All oher ardclesieei Ann Arbor, MI 48109 cartoons (o not neeiard), iefleti the df inion of TheA MichignLi D B udgets get tighter, checking accounts get...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 23, 1997 Edited and managed by ERIN MARSH JACK SCHILLACI students at the 4 4 * Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan 420 Maynard Street / orjoitv oite Dail' edooial nor dAll other articl ee nd Ann Arbor, MI 48109 c 7000ndo iro neeo orily reel 1w opinion of The I ichio oaily. A1ll in all, last week was good for stu- dents and faculty alike. The University Board of Regents approved...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 30, 1997 Edited and managed by ERIN MARSH JACK SCHILLACI students at the ,r * Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor University of Michigan Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of 420 Maynard Street majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other articles, letters an Ann Arbor, MI 48109 cartoons do not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Michigan Daily. n a few months, a...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 5

…Wednesday, July 2, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 5 NOTABLE QUOTABLE Where have all the good summer films gone? nce upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away, ice. Uma Thurman's lackluster conviction makes "In the absence of evidence to the contrary, we 0 going to a movie theater was an enjoyable her character's effect roughly equivalent to that presume that governmental regulation of the experience. Amidst overpriced popcorn and of a box of Nytol. ...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 5

…Wednesday; July 9, 1997 - The Michiga D ais=5 NOTABLE QUOTABLE "We had (a) tragic loss of life ... Mother Nature needs to be treated seriously." - Gov. John Engler; on the large storms that struck Southeast Michigan last week SETTERS T TH E E :ion Miller's views on jazz are darrogant' TO THE DAILY: James Miller's review of the Frog Island Festival ("Frog Island Festival offers jazz, zydeco, fun in the sun,' 7/2/97) would have been much bette...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 5

…Wednesday, July 16, iuu - he McnI Ui - NOTABLE QUOTABLE "America's parents have won back their living rooms." - Vice President Al Gore, in a press conference unveiling last week's changes to the television ratings system ETTERS TO THE DITOR .onstruction )rojects are iecessary 'O E DAILY: am writing in response to ie article concerning the con- truction on the Diag "Summer construction lagues 'U'," 7/9197). Several eople were quoted as saying...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 5

…Wednesday, July 23, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 5 NOTABLE QUOTABLE "The endowment deserved ... to receive a vote on its 0 merits and did not get one due to party politics." - National Endowment for the Arts chair Jane Alexander, commenting on the 217-216 vote in the US. House to discontinue the NEA 'sfederalfunding ETTERS TO TH EED!TOR Bible does not condemn 'ays and lesbians TO THE DAILY: I am greatly disturbed by the support of the Souther...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 5

…Wednesday, Jily 30, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 5 NOTABLE QUOTABLE "Justice Brennan is going to be remembered as one of the most fearlessly principled guardians of the American Constitution that it has ever had and ever will have." - US. Supreme Court Justice David Souter; remembering former Justice William Brennan, who died last week at the age of91 L E T H E DT Rude art fair patrons are like students TO THE DAILY: As a lifelong Ann Arbor r...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 6

…6 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday; July 2; 1997 for sale **********PARKING!********** Fall '97 parking available. On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. 1 BLACK LEATHER sofa, 1 green and natural striped sofa, 1 coffee table. 2 papa san chair frames. Very reasonably priced. Please call for info between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 665- 0667. BICYCLES - All speeds, big & small frames. $20-up. Good condition. 475-3238. BIKES MTN. REBUILT low miles many...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 6

…automotive **********PARKING!********** Fall '97 parking available. On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. 1 BLACK LEATHER sofa, 1 green and natural striped sofa, 1 coffee table. 2 papa san chair frames. Very reasonably priced. Please call for info between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 665- 0667. BICYCLES - All speeds, big & small frames. $20-up. Good condition. 475-3238. GOVERNMENT FORECLOSED homes from pennies on $1. Delinquent tax, repos, REO's. Yo...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 6

…for sale automotive - - - ---- -- ---- ---- **********PARKING!********** Fall '97 parking available. On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. 1 BLACK LEATHER sofa, 1 green and natural striped sofa, 1 coffee table. 2 papa san chair frames. Very reasonably priced. Please call for info between 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 665- 0667. BICYCLES - All speeds, big & small frames. $20-up. Good condition. 475-3238. GOVERNMENT FORECLOSED homes from pennies on $1....…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 6

…6 - The Michigon Daily - Wednesday, July 23, 1997 I for sale automotive **********PARKING!**********' SEIZED CARS from $175. Porsches, Fall '97 parking available. Cadillacs, Cbevys, BMW's, Corvetses. Also On campus parking! Special -ates! Jeeps, 4WD's. Your area. Toll free 800/218- 665-8825. 9000 ext. A-1864 for current listings. BICYCLES - All speeds, big & small frames. $20-up. Good condition. 475-3238. BIKES MTN. REBUILT low miles many fo...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 6

…""""****PARKING"""""*** Fall '97 parking available. On campus parkingl Special ratest 665-8825. BICYCLES - All speeds, big & small frames. $20-up. Good condition. 475-3238. GOVERNMENT FORECLOSED homes from pennies on $1. Delinquent tax, repos, REO's. Your area. Toll free 800/218-9000 ext. H-1864 for current listgs. POWERBOOK 190CS less than a yr. old. Includes color printer and fax/modem. $1000 call Jeff at 313/997-0536. h n ://ul.pb.l umich.e...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, July 2, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 7 HONG KONG Continued from Page 1 tropolis. rnce Charles, in a formal ceremony marking the handover,. showed a great deal of emotion in expressing his gratitude to Hong Kong's residents for their role in building the former colony into a bustling worldwide commercial and trading center. Under a 1984 treaty introducing the "one country, two sys- tems" terms of transfer, the new Special Administrat...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, July 9, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 7 SALARY' av"ra.e Continued from Page Faculty in certain departments rou- tinely earn more than others. *ill competitive," she said. "For example, engineering or med- University officials said it is important ical faculty salaries are more than their to keep in mind that the figures are school colleagues in the art school or some averages, not departmental averages. departments in LSA. There are ...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 7

… MARS Cninued from Page 1 illcen said the MAUDEE mission h been accepted by the National Aeronautics Space Administration and may carouse the frigid sky of the Earth's rusted neighbor as early as 2002. Killeen added that sending the MAUDEE probe to Mars will make it possible for future human exploration. "(NASA researchers) need to under- stand the upper atmosphere first," Killeen said. "We are still 15-20 years A away from manned exploration...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, July 23, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 7 Oesterling must serve one year of probation AND RESTAURANT is now hiring cooks for summer and fall. Flexible hours. No exp. needed, but helpful. Good starting pay. Great social atmosphere. Hard working, punctual applicants should apply today at 310 Maynard across from Borders. ARE YOU ONE of those crazy people who loves to clean? Join us. Werdo residential ,caning and are looking for a few go...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 7

…JOIN THE MAX & ERMA'S TEAM! At Max & Erna's were blending teamwork with fun and offering you great day and evening opportunities. * HOSTSTAFF * * WAITSTAFF S* BUS PERSONNEL * EXPEDITERS We're fun, friendly and a great place to work! We offer our associates a competitive wage, flexible schedules, health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation for full-time associates and a dining discount...all in a promote-from-within environment. Apply in person,...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 8

…8 - The lylichigan Daily - Wednesday, July 2, 1997 UNION Continued from Page 1 20-day package, according to an Ann Arbor News report. Presently, employees receive more than the 20 days offered in the University's pro- posal. The University also proposes to end annual bonuses for long-time ser- vice. AFSCME represents other workers in the University as well, Anderson said. Most issues that AFSCME is con- cerned with pertain to all 2,400 of the...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 8

…Consumer Psychology Experimental Laboratory at U-M Business School Students needed to participate in market research 8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 9, 1997 Working toward the millennium I $20 A carnival employee dismantles a ride at the Ann Arbor Jaycees carnival. The fair ran over the weekend in the parkinglot of Pioneer High School. Hillel director wins outstanding Jewish educator award for two hours (some readings and survey...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 16, 1997 Bollinger creates new post, names chief of staff By Katie Piona Daily News Editor University President Lee Bollinger, in an effort to organize his office, has created a new adminis- trative position. Chacona Johnson, the University's director of principal gifts in the Department of Development, has been named chief of staff by Bollinger. Her responsibilities will include coordinating the pres...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 23, 1997 Artists, visitors deem 1997 art fairs a 'success' By Christine M. Paik Peggy Brown, a watercolor artist from Daily Staff Reporter Nashville, Ind., has displayed her works Despite a heat wave and a thunder- at the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair since storm, the 1997 art fairs went off without 1971 and feels that the response from the a hitch. From Wednesday to Saturday, crowds is always positive. ...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 30, 1997 'U' libraries revive history By Stephanie Hepburn World War11. Daily Staff Reporter Arleene Shy, a librarian at Clem Most University students do not know that doc- said the information helps create a re uments and materials from the assassination of of an historical period. former President John F. Kennedy, anti-racist "Students can come to the librar movements in Michigan and the first explo...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 9

…Wednesday; July 2, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 9 Black 'U' employees honored N 12th annual award ceremony held for black faculty and staff By Angla Hugi For the Daily The Association of Black Professionals, Administrators, Faculty and Staff honored the accomplishments of University employees with an after- noon of music, poetry and refresh- ments. Four hundred fifty-four employees were honored during the 12th Annual Awards Program held in Rac...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 9

…Wednesday, July 9, 1997 - The Michigan Daily - 9 M SIICA L CHAIR Since the resignation of former University President James Duderstadt, the administration has been in a state of change. eWiS chosen as " i. interim. provost By Katie Plona Daily News Editor When Rackham Dean Nancy Cantor < ves her post to become the University's provost, senior associate Rackham Dean Earl Lewis will fill the office on an inter- im basis. "I am delighted that so...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 9

…W |||AT PINEKNOB Check out southern rock legend Lynyrd ("Freebird") Skynyrd Tuesday, July 22, at the Pine Knob Music Theatre in Wednesday Clarkston. Call for tickets at (248) 645 6 *6666. AT ly1,19 Artists, spectators participate in an A2 summer tradition By Anna Kovalszk artists at work, most of the fairs contain opportunities and where the nonprofits Daly Arts Writer demonstration booths, where artists can "send a myriad of messages out - It...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 9

… ! .'O WO ATMICHIGAN Ewan McGregor, star of 'Trainspotting' and 'Brassed Off,' co-stars with Vivian Wu in 'The Pillow Book' at the Michigan Theater through July 30. I Ts Wednesday July 23, 1997 7 James rocks indifferent crowd at Lollapalooza show By Aaron Rennie Daily Arts Editor At last Tuesday's Lollapalooza stop a Pine Knob in Clarkston, the achester, England, sextet James played an impressive 10-song, 45- minute set of compelling rock...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 9

…Be prepared to bop your head and dance to Soul Coughing at St. Andrew's Hall in Detroit on Sunday, August 3, at Wednesday 7:30. Advance tickets are $12. July 30, 1997 H.O.R.D.E. displays diverse, better-than-average lineup By Elizabeth Lucas Traveler wannabes) or Cake Like his nature, performed some mind-bog- and Aaron Rennie (escapees from the Warped Tour). gling fretwork on his various basses. Daily Arts Editors Luckily, Chris Wood of MMW c...…

July 02, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 8) • Page Image 10

…10 -- The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 2, 1997 Any time is... SMOOTHIE TIME+ Pourer, Energy & Lour Fat Fruit Shakes Healthy Snacks, Fat-Free Muffins &r Soups 522 E. William, Ann Arbor (3 doors down from Cottage Inn) "The hottest place to be cool!" r - Mediterranean Atmosphere PA"RTHENON RESTAURANTI - DELICIOUS GREEK FOOD 1 Dinner for two 25% off I Have 2 Dinners, 2 Salads and any bottle of wine and receive Opi MnThr. 025 % Off with this...…

July 09, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 9) • Page Image 10

…AT:MICHIGAN Peter Fonda returns from obscurity to star in 'Ulee's Gold,' garnering rave reviews in the process. Playing tonight Wednesday at 9:15 and Thursday at 7. July 9, 1997 Pynchon makes comeback with 'Mason & Dixon' Mason & Dixon Wicks Cherrycoke, follows the activ- mechanical duck and an angry, everything. He writes profusely on ness for detail. The opening2 Thomas Pynchon ities of Charles Mason and Jeremiah cheese. astronomy, geometry...…

July 16, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 10) • Page Image 10

…10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July 16, 1997 Smith, Jones can't save 'Men in Black' from mediocre direction By Kiran Nandalur Daily Arts Writer Imagine this novel premise: A team of mysterious and secretive men regu- late the immigration of aliens to Earth and help preserve humans' peace of mind and universal harmony. With this interesting idea, the present-day ability to produce dazzling special effects and the backing of executive pro...…

July 23, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 11) • Page Image 10

…0- The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, July R3, 1997 Science, religion clash in Sagan's intellectual, searching 'Contact' By Bryan Lark Daily Arts Writer Is there intelligent life in the uni- verse? Specifically, is there intelligent life in Hollywood? In one bold, epic stroke, Robert Zemeckis' "Contact" answers both questions with a resounding, "Yes, dammit!" Just by intelligently communicating a realistic tale of alien intelligence, "Contact" ...…

July 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 12) • Page Image 10

… Also available at K I & M 4 4 | 3 Ska, hardcore bands abundant at 'Warped'* By Colin Bartos version of Ben E. King's "Stand By Daily Arts Writer Me." About 50 kids in the crowd joined Nowadays there are a million sum- the band on stage for the encore "Bro mer festivals to choose from. There are Hymn," a tribute to the late Pennywise always the sucky radio festivals with guitarist Jason Thirsk. your favorite ho-hum alternative bands, The bigg...…

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