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January 06, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 53) • Page Image 1

…In 1987, the University pledged a comfortable environment for minorities through the Michigan Mandate. Faculty of color speak out on the realities of being a minority at the University. Steve Martin is a talented comic, but the Daily's Michael John Wilson thinks his latest film, "Leap of Faith," should take a flying leap. SPORTSWednesday What a week for Michigan sports. Over the course of seven days, the Wolverines won the Great Lakes Invita...…

January 07, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 54) • Page Image 1

…0P Me]N4 The Gargoyle is the University's humor magazine,. but no one was laughing when a printer refused to publish the current issue. Thankfully, cooler heads and First Amendment rights prevailed. Most critics agree that director Rob Reiner's "A Few Good Men" is fine film, but the Daily's Aaron Hamburger speculates as to how much Reirvr had to do with it. Riding the crest of a nine-game winning streak, the Michigan men's basketball team op...…

January 08, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 55) • Page Image 1

…When a city slicker spends winter break in the Wild, Wild, West, culture shock is inevitable. Read Melissa Peerless' account of her four-day experience on a Texas dude ranch. Nerd finds love Down Under in the Australian coming-of-age movie, "Flirting." Read Michael John Wilson's review of this John Dugan film. Michigan opened the Big Ten season with an 80-70 victory at Purdue, giving the Wolverines their third victory over a top-10 team in f...…

January 11, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 56) • Page Image 1

…Under the guise of trying to avoid a confrontation, University President James Duderstadt missed an opportunity to stand up against government discrimination. If you're interested in finding out what's wrong with American culture, go see "Hoffa." However, if you're interested in seeing a good movie, look elsewhere. Last season, Wisonsin gave the Michigan men's basketball team a wake-up call in the second game of the conference schedule. This...…

January 12, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 57) • Page Image 1

…The First Amendment is on the line when the Ann Arbor Board of Education votes tomorrow on how much control public school officials should have over student publications. Mstislav Rostropovich is a noted cellist, but his performance Sunday at Hill Auditorium didn't live up to his reputation. Read Kirk Wetters' review The Michigan men's basketball team will host Bob "Mr. Sunshine" Knight tonight, as his No. 5 Indiana Hoosiers visit Crisler Ar...…

January 13, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 58) • Page Image 1

…Sick of buying coursepacks and paying as much money in publisher royalties as most books? If the University operated its own copy shop, you wouldn't have to. The Spin Doctors are playing 7:30 tonight at The Michigan Theatre. Andy Cahn takes a look at this popular band and their meteoric rise to celebrity status. The Michigan women's basketball team faces off against a Michigan State team lacking two of its starters tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Cr...…

January 14, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 59) • Page Image 1

…The state of Michigan must enforce its environmental protection laws and stop letting companies like Envotech duck its responsibilities. WEEKEND etc. What was your favorite raovie of 1992? You didn't have one? Maybe you weren't looking hard enough. Aaron Hamburger uncovers the best films of the past year. SPORTS 5 The Michigan women's basketball team lost a 65-62 heartbreaker to archrival Michigan State last night at Crisler Arena. Today Co...…

January 15, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 60) • Page Image 1

…Want to make a dream come true? Then, take Kathryn Kramer's second novel, "Rattlesnake the time on Martin Luther King Day to consider Farming," takes a look at history from a variety of race relations and how they can be improved. perspectives - four, to be exact. Read Joshua Keidan's review of this work. Despite facing a team that will start four sophomores, Notre Dame is concerned about its inexperience when it faces Michigan tomorrow. Of c...…

January 19, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 61) • Page Image 1

… The key to understanding is communication. The group Jews and Muslims for Better Understanding demonstrates how different groups of people can learn to get along. Did you miss the play "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuff?" Too bad, because it was great. Read Melissa Rose Bernardo's review. The luck of the Irish meant that Mi:higan didn't play that well Saturday. Otherwise, Notre Dame would have lost wors...…

January 20, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 62) • Page Image 1

…Watch that frisbee! Hide your hacky sack! You never know what may be illegal under the University administration's latest oppressive version of its Diag policy. You were probably expecting Madonna's latest film "Body of Evidence" to be a cinematic triumph. Surprisingly enough, it falls short. Read the review of the Material Girl's latest effort. The Michigan men's basketball team returns to Big Ten action tonight when the Wolverines travel t...…

January 21, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 63) • Page Image 1

…Newly-elected regents Larry Deitch and Rebecca McGowan should remember that while they run the University, students are the University. WEEKEND- etc. Back from the U.S.S.R.! You don't know how lucky you are to be able to read Katherine Metres' story on her winter break trip to the former Soviet Union. Who was that masked man? It was Michigan forward Chris Webber, and he and the Wolverines picked up an 80-73 victory at Minnesota. Today Occas...…

January 22, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 64) • Page Image 1

…FridayFOCUS Hail to the Chief! The new chief, that is - Bill Clinton. Dave Shepardson takes a look back at the inauguration and what it meant to the people who were there. Why aren't more plays made into movies? Producer Gladys Nederlander doesn't know, either. Her filmed version of Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending" proves it's possible. Illinois pays a visit to Crisler Arena tomorrow to take on the Michigan men's basketball team. The...…

January 25, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 65) • Page Image 1

…The proposed law that would suspend minors' drivers licenses for possession of alcohol does not fit the crime, and trivializes the more serious crime of driving drunk. Tom Kalin's "Swoon" has arrived at the Michigan Theater, and the Daily's own Camilo Fontecilla is there. The film explores the relationship between famed murderers Leopold and Loeb. Daily Basketball Writer Ken Davidoff takes us on a journey through time to show us why - though...…

January 26, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 66) • Page Image 1

…An incinerator by any other name is still just an incinerator. Pick your favorite euphemism for the University's latest pollution creator. Louis Mallee successfully fought the MPAA to earn an R-rating for his latest film, "Damage." Read Michael Thompson's review to find out if it's any good. SPOT Last year, the Michigan-Ohio State men's basketball series was a war in three acts. Tonight's contest may not be so dramatic, as Ohio State just ai...…

January 27, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 67) • Page Image 1

…The cutting of the Department of Population Planning and International Health will be a blow to the University's profitability and leadership in this important field. George Miller's "Lorenzo's Oil" gives the real life story of 5-year old Lorenzo Odone's struggles with a nerve disorder. Jon E. Altshul reviews this film starring Susan Sarandon and Nick Nolte. The Michigan men's basketball team used clutch free-throw shooting to beat Ohio Stat...…

January 28, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 68) • Page Image 1

…Gov. Engler's State of the State address set forth an ambitious legislative agenda for Michigan - one that we sincerely hope never gets passed. The 16th annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival is coming back to Hill Auditorium Saturday night, headlined by Nanci Griffith and with a spirit of revival in the air. SPEE TS= A young Wolverine men's gymnastics team is looking to win a fifth consecutive NCAA regional berth. Check the Daily's men's gymnastics...…

January 29, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 69) • Page Image 1

…Not that anyone in the Unviersity administration cares, but here's a few suggestions for what we could do with the Diag policy. Sure, you've heard the name before, but you just can't picture the face. Jenny Silverberg offered 100 students a Who's Who at the University quiz. Check out the results. Iowa has not played a home game since the tragic death of Hawkeye Chris Street. Tomorrow, the Hawkeyes host Michigan in what is sure to be an emoti...…

February 01, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 70) • Page Image 1

…MPNO 4 The University's new Diag policy for all intents and purposes bans political activism at a school once known for it's radical behavior - and few people seem to care. There probably haven't been too many productions of "Antigone" like the one on Saturday night at the Michigan Theater. See Liz Shaw's review. The Michigan hockey team came into this weekend looking for revenge and the Wolverines accomplished their goal. This weekend, Mich...…

February 02, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 71) • Page Image 1

…Last week, an Ann Arbor group was prevented from distributing condoms in area high schools. But, allowing condoms, as well as sex and AIDS education, into public schools would save lives. Thomas Lux is coming to Rackham Amphitheatre to read from his poetry today. Find out about this work in Anabel Sherwood's article. The Michigan men's basketball team tries to revert to its winning ways tonight when the Wolverines travel to East Lansing to f...…

February 03, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 72) • Page Image 1

…There are rumors that James Duderstadt may leave the University to go to Yale. If he does leave, students need to be wary of the regents hiring another president without student input. A - The late Audrey Hepburn was more than just a pretty face. Aaron Hamburger looks back at her illustrious career. SPORT ] Today is the first day high school football players can officially commit to colleges. Michigan has received 24 verbal commitments thu...…

February 04, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 73) • Page Image 1

…President Clinton is trying to remove the ban on gays in the military. But while Washington is stalling, the University needs to take a leading role in ending discrimination against homosexuals. Spring Break is coming right around the corner, and if you haven't made plans yet, check out where this year's hot spots are and what to do while you are there. After spending most of January in Ann Arbor, the Michigan wrestling team hits the road to...…

February 05, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 74) • Page Image 1

…The University's search for a successor for Vice Provost for Minority Affairs Charles Moody has lacked student input - especially from minority students. Each February, Americans celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans in Black History month. Kerry Colligan examines why the focus on Black history just 28 days a year. The battle for the lead in the CCHA will be waged tomorrow night when the Wolverines travel to Miami to play the Re...…

February 08, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 75) • Page Image 1

…President Clinton is having his first of many town meetings Wednesday in Southfield. In order to have meaning, these meetings need to serve as more than political publicity stunts. While the University Dance Company's second annual "Dance to the World Beat" started with a spark, it had few other highlights. Jen Slajus's looks at last Thursday's performance. Jimmy King's hot shooting led the Michigan basketball team to a 84-76 victory over Pu...…

February 09, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 76) • Page Image 1

…Despite having a pro-choice Congress and president, pro-choicers need to be wary of radical pro-life groups, like Operation Rescue, which try to prevent women from having legal abortions. Jon Amiel's "Sommersby" starring Richard Gere and Jodie Foster, which depicts post-Civil War Tennessee, keeps the viewer in suspense until the end. Jon Altshul reviews the film. SPORTS The Michigan women's gymnastics team lost for the first time this season...…

February 10, 1993 (vol. 104, iss. 107) • Page Image 1

…p +I The j3y lissa 9tose 3ern-ardo mere 15 years ago, plus one in New York. the University's In April of 1985 Wagner put together 1Musical Theater the first production, a revue of the music of (MT) Program was Jule Styne called "I've Heard that Song nothing more than a Before." The show had a cast of about 18, seed in the mind of its cre- accompanied by two pianos (compared to ators. Today it is one of the most lauded, today's 40-person shows ...…

February 10, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…Although the West Quad resident with a "Pussie Rd." sign in his window has the right to do so, it really is an offensive and insensitive thing to do. Does a group of ten-year-olds coming of age and singing about it sound strange? Jon Altshul previews this original musical, "King of the Playground." The Michigan men's basketball team plays its last game before Sunday's clash with No. 1 Indiana tonight, hosting a Wisconsin team eager to make a...…

February 11, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…With affordable childcare becoming increasingly difficult to find, the Graduate Employment Organization is trying to negotiate a childcare plan into its new contract with the University. With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the Daily Arts staff has compiled everything you'd ever want or need to know about this romantic holiday. SPrTS The Michigan men's basketball team, in it's final preparation before facing No. 1 Indiana Sunday, kno...…

February 12, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 79) • Page Image 1

…Although February has been designated Black Histroy Month, we need to realize that the contributions of African Americans to our society deserve recognition year-round. A recent court ruling is forcing Louisiana to take a closer look at its higher education system. The move has students and university officials debating the merits of racially divided colleges. The Michigan hockey team heads back into Ohio this weekend to take on the Bowling ...…

February 15, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 80) • Page Image 1

…University professors have decided to take the University's interim harassment policy into their own hands. They decided to reform the policy to suit their needs and concerns. While it is no "Reservoir Dogs," "My New Gun" stars James LeGros, the Cary Grant of the grunge set. Read Alison Levy's sparkling review. For the second time this season, the Michigan men's basketball fell to No. 1 ranked Indiana by one point. The Hoosiers held off the ...…

February 16, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 81) • Page Image 1

…The University is only selectively enforcing its new Diag policy. While it has not punished the weekly protesters, the University will do everything in its power to stop Hash Bash. Abel Ferrara is one of the world's up-and-coming filmmakers, but no one knows about him yet. Go to the video store and check out one of Ferrara's films. The Michigan men's volleyball club made it to the quarterfinals of the North-South tournament this weekend in K...…

February 17, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 82) • Page Image 1

…MSA is worried that the newly-created Student Leader Board will usurp some of the Assembly's power. However, the SLB might be able to better represent the student body. Ice Cube played at Club Universal in Detroit last Saturday night. Read Scott Sterling's concert review of the controversial rap star's latest performance. The Michigan men's basketball team tries to rebound from Sunday's loss to Indiana tonight when the Wolverines travel to S...…

February 18, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 83) • Page Image 1

…While Ann Arbor City Councilmember Larry Hunter's use of an official city car to attend last month's inauguration did not necessarily break any city rules, it did break the spirit of them. ARTS 9 The Academy Award nominations were released and there were a few surprises. Check out Aaron Hamburger and Michael John Wilson's analysis and predictions for this year's Oscars. SPORTS 1 Chris Webber and Jalen Rose led the Michigan basketball team pa...…

February 19, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 84) • Page Image 1

…GEO is asking the University to give homosexual employees involved in same-sex relationships the same benefits as heterosexual couples currently enjoy. What do police officers really do when they are on patrol? Daily Crime Reporter Shelley Morrision rode around in a squad car with one of Ann Arbor's finest. The Michigan men's basketball returns home tomorrow to face Minnesota. The Wolverines then will enjoy their longest break of the season ...…

March 01, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 85) • Page Image 1

…The School of Public Health's moratorium on PPIH that restricts student admissions and faculty hiring should be revoked at today's Executive Committee meeting before it is too late. Sam Raimi returns to his "Evil Dead" series, now with a wad of money. Read Michael Thompson's review of the film "Army of Darkness." The Michigan men's basketball team held off a fiesty Ohio State squad yesterday in Columbus. Juwan Howard's 18-point, 16-rebound p...…

March 02, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 86) • Page Image 1

…The University's new South African initiative will help South African universities adapt to new times as well as put the University in position to benefit from the changing South Africa. Living Colour's new album "Stain" is all about radical individualism, to the point of hostile isolation. Read Scott Sterling's review of the band's third album. The Michigan men's basketball team looks to avenge an earlier loss to Iowa tonight at Crisler Are...…

March 03, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 87) • Page Image 1

…Last month, the regents voted to raise the cost of residence halls by 4.6 percent. But they did not discuss this $200 increase, instead focusing on football games and the move-in experience. In it's third album, "Play More Music," Consolidated trashes everything from racism to homophobia to the hypocrisy in the music industry. The band is at St. Andrews Hall tonight. For the second time this season, Michigan outrebounded the top rebounding t...…

March 04, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 88) • Page Image 1

…This year's Greek Week includes activities to heighten sexual-assault awareness. Members of the Greek system should be commended for their efforts. In the 1980s, Bon Jovi was the fantasy of teenyboppers everywhere. This week, the band played at the Palace. Read Kristen Knudsen's review of the concert. The Michigan men's swimming team goes to Indianapolis today looking for its eighth straight Big Ten title. The Wolverines are led by silver me...…

March 05, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 89) • Page Image 1

…GEO may be forced to strike because its contract talks with the University are not progressing. While this will hurt undergraduate education, it may be the only acceptable response for the TAs. Discussing the place of homosexuals in religion often opens a Pandora's Box of issues. Karen Talaski shows how the debate affects religious leaders, open gays and the campus community. When Michigan plays Michigan State Sunday at Crisler Arena, the Wo...…

March 08, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 90) • Page Image 1

…MSA is taking steps to increase voter turnout for this month's election. This is a welcome change from an organization that has struggled to represent students in the past. The theme of guilt underlined the Performance Network production of "A Professor Has a Warcry." Read Karen Lee's review of Partap Sharma's play. The Michigan basketball team moved one step closer to achieving its goal of a No. 1 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament. The W...…

March 09, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 91) • Page Image 1

…OPINION 4 This week, the first three hearings under the University's new Code of conduct will be heard. Students will now realize why they opposed this Code in last November's MSA election. When the Black Crowes came to Hill Auditorium this weekend, they turned the building into a gigantic party. Read Scott Sterling's review of the concert. Michigan guard Jalen Rose was ticketed for loitering outside a Detroit crack house last October, accor...…

March 10, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 92) • Page Image 1

…Lana Pollack has reintroduced a bill into the state Senate that would prohibit companies from building hazardous waste disposal sites in Michigan for five years. Eran Rikks' movie "Cup Final" does not glamorize war as many Hollywood pictures do. The film comes to Lorch Hall tomorrow night. Read Camilo Fontecilla's review. While most college basketbal teams have already started their postseasons, Michigan has two more games before it goes to ...…

March 11, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…Students should watch for administrative underhandedness when dealing with complaints brought under the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilites. Actor Frank Whaley may be young, but he can hold his own with guys like Nicholson and Brando. Read Darcy Lockman's interview with the budding star. Jalen Rose and Chris Webber led Michigan past Illinois, 98-97, in overtime last night in Champaign. Rose scored 23 points and Webber poured in 2...…

March 12, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

… Lester Monts has been appointed to take over the Office of Minority Affairs starting in July. Monts will have a long, hard road ahead of him when he begins his tenure this summer. Students don't care, representatives work hard, and the administration doesn't listen. Daily MSA Reporters Jennifer Tianen and Adam Anger take a look at the upcoming.MSA elections. There will be no surprises when Michigan and Notre Dame take the ice this weekend i...…

March 15, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 95) • Page Image 1

…Last week, Jalen Rose admitted that he received a ticket for loitering in a house with drugs last October. Yet somehow the ticket never found its way from the Detroit police to the courts. In this weekend's "Big Show," the Comedy Company struggled with both its timing and delivery. Melissa Rose Bernado reviews the performance. The NCAA tournament selection committee told Michigan to Go West yesterday when it made the Wolverines the No. 1 see...…

March 16, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 96) • Page Image 1

…MSA elections are tomorrow and Thursday and there seem to be alternatives to the traditional two parties. Check out the Daily's endorsements for the candidates, as well as the ballot questions. The Ann Arbor Film Festival is playing at the Michigan Theater. This year's festival seems to have a theme of comedy in it. Read Alison Levy's review. Despite losing the Volunteer Classic this weekend, Michigan men's tennis coach Brian Eisner was happ...…

March 17, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 97) • Page Image 1

…Get out and vote. This is a pivotal time for MSA, and all informed students need to vote to show that they want MSA to change. Michael Daugherty's "Lex" will be at the McIntosh Theater Sunday. Keren Scweitzer takes a look at the comical composer's work and career. Awards all around - hockey players Patrick Neaton and Steve Shields won CCHA Honors, and basketball forward Chris Webber received All-America and All-Big Ten mention recently. EAT...…

March 18, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 98) • Page Image 1

…Administrators have talked about how important TAs are to undergraduate education. However, the University has taken a hardline stance in negotiations with GEO. After last year, critcs talked about the return of the American musical. However, this year, Broadway has taken a step back. Melissa Rose Bernardo looks at the lackluster show scene. And you thought March Madness was just for basketball. The wrestling and women's swimming teams head ...…

March 19, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

… -----, Administrators and faculty at the University don't seem to communicate with each other. Kenneth Dancyger looks at the relationship between the two groups. The son of famous musician Mel Torme is making a name for himself. Alison Levy looks at Tracy Torme, the screenwriter of "Fire in the Sky." Last year, the Michigan hockey team won the regular season but lost the CCHA championship. This season, the icers finshed second in the seaso...…

March 22, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 100) • Page Image 1

…Craig Greenberg and Brian Kight won last week's MSA election. Now it's time for them to do something productive with the Assembly. Elise Bryant's "Workin' for a Livin'" looks at the reality and hardship of blue-collar workers, as well as discrimination and bigotry in the workplace. Kimberly Gaines reviews the musical. ST . a . March Madness has been full of upsets, and the Wolverines were almost the latest team to fall. Yesterday, Michigan b...…

March 23, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 101) • Page Image 1

…There is something new about the code for students to worry about. Many of the charges so far have been filed by DPS, creating a watchdog for the University. "Ishi:The Last Yahi" is a film about how a Native American assimilated himself into the white man's world and revolutionized stereotypes of Native Americans. This weekend, the Michigan baseball team took yet another trip South. However, this time the Wolverines had some success, winning...…

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