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January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 1

…One hundred eleven years feditoraifreedom NEWS: 76-DAILY . CLASSIFIED: ,7640557 wwwmichigandaily..com Wednesday January 9, 2002 K0192dja M ly m I III--------------------- ------------- Tuition becomes hot political issue By Louie Meizlish Daily Staff Reporter College tuition is taking center stage as Michi- gan gubernatorial candidates weigh in on Central Michigan University's approval of a 28 percent tuition increase for the next acad...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 2

…2 -- The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 Education bill signed by Bush NATION/WORLD0 H AMILTON, Ohio (A P) -- Presi- dent Bush, acting yesterday on his No. 1 domestic priority, signed into law a sweeping education bill that will require new reading and math tests, seek to close the education gap between rich and poor students and raise teacher stan- dards. "As of this hour, America's schools will be on a new path of reform and a ...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 3

… LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 - 3 HIGHER ED New admissions standards adopted by universities EUGENE, Ore - By 2005, Oregon universities will prize skill mastery over SAT scores and high school GPAs when deciding who they accept. State- administered proficiency tests will replace the decades-long scoring method. The Oregon University System's plan -= titled the Proficiency-based Admissions Standards System will ...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 OP/ED ahbz 1Mkbigiuu &ti1g 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 daily. letters@umich.edu NOTABLE QUOTABLE EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 GEOFFREY GAGNON Editor in Chief MICHAEL GRASS NICHOLAS WOOMER Editorial Page Editors Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 5

… Weekend Etc. Weekend Etc. magazine makes a sundry return from their holiday break Thursday. ARTS michigandaily.com/arts WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9, 2002 5 TV/VIDEO GAMES SOUND OFF ON '01 New systems emerge, old consoles die: PS2 controls video game market in 2001 By Jeff Dickerson and Matt Grandstaff Daily Arts Editors Following the tragic events of Sept. 11, death and violence became a sensitive issue for Americans. In the world of video ga...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 6

…6 -The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 the michigan daily A 0 3 BDRM APT. AVAIL, on East U- BRANDaEW coosiati yl 3M $b35rm.val THE WALNUT APARTMENTS Hardwood floors. Furn. Heat/waterincluded. immediately! Ypsilanti bEMU $1350/mo. ** Btwn. S. University and Geddes Rd. ** $1325/mo. 2 bdrm. apt. 3 person apt. also Exceptional 4 person - 2 bdrms/2baths. avail. $1175/mo. (810) 231-0229. BUSBOYS NEEDED at Gamma Phi Beta. Large 2 person...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 - 7 -Qaida fighter blows up in failed escape attempt KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- A wounded al-Qaida fighter blew himself up during an escape attempt yesterday after leap- ing from the second story of a hospital where he and six armed comrades have been.holed up for a month. The escape attempt underscored the diffi- culty of capturing hard-core members of Osama bin Laden's terrorist network. It...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 9, 2002 ARTS T_ . .-- ----- -- - ~T -:N Letterman, ra, among top ten TV series of 2001 Viviano gives an intimate glimpse of Sicily in new book By Christian Smith Daily Arts Writer Two-thousand-one was quite a year for the entertainment industry. After the tragic attacks of September 11, it seemed that nothing could be less important than how many people watched "Inside Schwartz" on a Thursday n...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 9

… be 1Miiiau aiIy PORT michigandaily.com/sports sportsdesk@umich.edu WEDNESDAY JANUARY 9, 2001 9 i ~ n S ylqGoph ers height may cause troubles Michigan must overcome rebounding woes and avoid fouls to stay on top By Steve Jackson Daily Sports Writer A big game and an even bigger opponent will be waiting for the Michigan men's basketball team tonight at 7 p.m. in Minneapolis. ting a body on people and getting the ball." The Wolverines have...…

January 09, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 54) • Page Image 10

…10 - The Michigan Daily- Wednesday, January 9, 2002 Blackburn's legacy will depend on his late-season performance By J. Brady McCollough Daily Sports Writer The trademark of the Michigan hockey program over the years has been the success of its seniors during each season's stretch run -- on and off the ice. With just four seniors returning to this season's team, everyone expected HOCKEY goalie Josh Black- burn - the starter Commentary for e...…

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