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March 18, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

…WE ti ews: 76-DAILY dvertising: 764-0554 One hundred seven years of editorizlfreedom Wednesday March 18, 1998 9 9 ' ' j i M !, Anti-preference initiative launched I State rep. hopes voters will ecide fate of affirmative iction across Michigan ike Spahn Staff Reporter Opponents of affirmative action are preparing iemselves for another assault on racial prefer- ices, but this onslaught does not involve law- jits or legislative proposals...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 NATION/WORLD CONNERLY Continued from Page 1 . opinion may not be well-received at the University of Michigan." In preparation for Ward's visit, cam- pus organizations that support the University's affirmative action policies have been solidifying plans to stage a protest before the event. Members of United for Affirmative Action, an umbrella organization that includes student groups such as...…

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… LOCAL/S TATE The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 - 3 HIGHER EDUCATION MIT instructor protests high tuition with cash A researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology distributed money to students attending a seminar At which he was the guest speaker, The Chronicle of Higher Education report- ed Monday. In protest of high tuition bills, Philip Greenspun gave away $100 bills to five students in his computer science class. ...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 the diguntilgttr1 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 NOTABLE Q UOTABLE They're doing a terrific job.' - Provost Nancy Cantor speaking about the Michigan Student Assembly MSA CANDIDATES SPEAK THEIR MINDS MSA emperor James Millerfor 0 Unless otherwise noted, u...…

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… --LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily W nesday, March 18, 1998 - 5 .A2 City Council surveys citizens on funds dispersal Lines in the Sand Study examines benefits of single- sex education By Peter Meyers Daily Staff Reportcr The Ann Arbor City Council is spending $50,000 to survey every household in the city, including student residences, to find out how they think city money should be spent. Despite the fact that most University students res...…

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…6 The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, March 18, 1998 **********PARKING!********** On campus parking! Special rates! 665-8825. GOVERNMENT FORECLOSED homes from pennies on $1. Delinquent tax, repos, REO's. Your area. Toll free 800/218-9000 ext. H-1864 for current listings. VINTAGE SHOE BUYERS are looking for your old UM '85 Nike basketball dunks. Blue and yellow, all colors accepted. Will pay up to $350, new or used. Call Steve anytime 800-921-5411....…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 - 7 6.CALIFORNIA Continued from Page 1 University could suffer a similar decrease if the anti-affirmative action lawsuits facing the University's College of Literature, Science and the Arts and Law School are successful. "I think, to repeat what has been said before, the effects in California and Texas are very clear, and we don't want to sec this happen in Michigan," Baker said. "That's why we'r...…

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…- The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 Little Rock prepares or ones civil tria LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - With this year's trial of the century two months away, the city is tearing up hotels, renovating the courthouse and raising hotel prices in prepara- tion for an invasion of reporters. Much of the work is going on at the Legacy Hotel, a pink five-story building across the street from the federal courthouse where Paula Jones' sexual...…

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…1n get ready to rumba < 1 Tomorrow in Daily Arts: Los Murequitos de Matanzas perform tonight. The legendary Afro- U Weekend, etc. features the hot and cold of food, from the , Cuban ensemble of percussionists, singers and dancers brings its finest chefs in Ann Arbor to the finest (and easiest) recipes talents to campus from Cuba. The troupe will perform three styles we could find. of rumba and ritual music from the Yoruba and Abacua religions....…

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… 10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 ... ...;.. ... ; -...... . . . - - - .. - . .. - - .. .. F: 'Brown' ows u Los Angeles imes There ias a jumble of emotions at the filming of the last half-hour of the once-formidable "Murphy Brown" - and an unintended sadness to its final 1ines . After 10 seasons, 18 Emmys and 245 episodes, the CBS series that intermin- gled laughter with serious, smart story Murphy Brown CBS Sees Finale...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 - 11 ;Wheels make music go round By Jewel Gopwani For the Daily Confirming that numerous Michigan bands have the talent and the potential to reach great- ness, 19 Wheels is well on its way. But before it gets there, the band will make an anticipated op at the Blind Pig tomorrow night. w 19 Wheels Blind Pig Tomorrow at 9:30 p.m. 19 Wheels' sound, which is reminiscent of the trinity of Uncle Tup...…

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…12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 Fox's 'Others' makes significant replacement By Erin Podolsky For the Daily Ever wonder what your life is going to be like five years from now? Are you afraid of drifting aimlessly through life after graduation? Of being stuck in a corporate job that goes against your principles? Of walking in on your two best friends doing the horizontal mambo on your futon? You can stop worrying now, be...…

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… SPORic i~n ~s~ Tracking 'M' teams The Michigan men's swimming team competes in the NCAA Championships this weekend at Auburn, Ala. The meet will be held from Thursday to Saturday. Check in Friday's Daily for results. Wednesday March 18, 1998 13 Practice makes Yost a kinder, But there's another Yost - another Yost that most people never see or hear. This Yost overflows with an icy quiet. The crisp air isn't warmed by packs of people shou...…

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…14 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 'M' swimmers seek revenge against Gophers at nationals By Jacob R. Wheeler Daily Sports Writer Don't ask Michigan swimmer Tom Malchow about the Big Ten Championships anymore. They're over and done with. The Wolverines finished a disap- pointing second to conference rival Minnesota just before spring break, in what many Gopher fans are calling an historic event. Minnesota ran away with the ...…

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…*Cleaves case decided BASKETBALL The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 - 15 State News (U-WIRE) - Mateen Cleaves, co- captain of the Michigan State men's basketball team, has agreed to enroll in a diversionary program run by the Ingham County Prosecutor's Office to avoid being charged with an offense. Cleaves was arrested Feb. 18 fol- lowing the Spartans' win over Michigan. He was charged with underage drinking and not wearing a se...…

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…16 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 1998 Former 'M' basketball recruit arrested for assault FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Fresno Statec en- ter Avondre Jones, a former Michigan recruit, was kicked off the team yesterday atter he and a top recruit were arrested and accused of pointing handguns at a man and poking him with samurai swords. The arrest of Jones and Kenny Brunner came hours after the Bulldogs beat Memphis in the NIT and a day a...…

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