Festifall migrates to North Campus
Seeking to recruit new members from North Campus, more than 100
students groups will bring displays to the North Campus Diag from
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
MSA offering student group registration
Anyone interested in registering a student group can stop by the
Student Organization Accounts Services office in the Michigan Union
today, where representatives of SOAS and the Michigan Student
Assembly will be available to answer questions on how to register
organizations. The registration, which will continue until Friday,
is available from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Management guru lectures on fighting poverty
Business management expert C.K. Prahalad will deliver the
Business School’s 38th annual William K. McInally Memorial
Lecture today in Hale Auditorium. Held at 4:30 p.m, Prahalad will
discuss how the private sector can aid the poor while turning out a
Anthropologist compares Israeli policies to apartheid
Speaking in Angell Hall Auditorium C, anthropologist Uri Davis
will speak on the status of citizenship in Israel, arguing the
treatment of Jews is similar to the treatment of whites under the
South African apartheid government. Titled “Apartheid Israel
and Middle East Peace,” the lecture will be held at 8
Person injured when wheelchair strikes parked car
The Department of Public Safety reported that a person in a
wheelchair was injured Sunday afternoon when the chair rolled down
an incline and struck a parked vehicle.
Unattended wallet stolen from UGLi
A caller reported to DPS that their wallet was stolen from the
Shapiro Undergraduate Library on Sunday afternoon, after leaving it
This Day in Daily History
Sept. 14, 1984
What was supposed to be a quiet Thursday morning almost became a
parade as University Flying Club drove its Cesna 152 plane through
the streets of Ann Arbor in preparation for Festifall. At the same
time, students camped outside the Michigan Union ticket office
waiting to claim seats for a Prince concert.
“Taking off” from Ann Arbor Airport at 4:19 a.m.,
pilot Peter Mulliner was guided by three cars and Ann Arbor police
through road construction, detours and other traffic to reach his
resting spot at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
While the plane approached the University, Prince fans suffered
through the cold air, hoping their efforts to snatch a Prince
ticket would be fulfilled.
To pass the time, LSA freshman Vicky Sternberg said, “We
played Monopoly because Trivial Pursuit is cliche. Then we played
Old Maid, Sit, and Go Fish to prove you don’t grow up in
The students were later treated to the University Flying
Club’s spectacle as the plane passed the Union ticket