Sororities to recruit new members in Union Ballroom

The University’s Panhellenic Association will be holding an informal forum tonight in the Michigan Union ballroom from 7 to 10 p.m. Those interested in fall rush are invited to stop by and meet members of the University’s sororities.

All male vocal group to hold mass meeting and auditions

GMen, one of the University’s male a cappella groups, will be holding a mass meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in Auditorium 1 of the Modern Languages Building. Auditions will be held both after the mass meeting and on the evening of September 13. Come with a one-minute solo that showcases your vocal ability.

 

Crime Notes

DPS picks up knife recovered from victim

The Department of Public Safety was alerted to pick up a knife from University Hospital Security that was removed from a patient. The stabbing victim was in Jackson at the time of the crime but was hospitalized in Ann Arbor.

University Hospital Security is preserving the evidence and waiting for the Jackson Police Department to pick it up at the main operating room desk.

Photographer sustains injuries from thrown bottle

A photographer was hit in the head by a bottle thrown from the stands by an unknown person during Saturday’s football game, according to DPS. The bottle caused a cut, but it was not reported whether the photographer sought medical care at the hospital after the incident.

Bicycle thief caught trying to steal two bikes

A caller said she witnessed a person attempting to steal a bike from the bicycle parking area at the east side of South Quad, according to DPS. While reporting the incident, the caller could no longer see the thief. However, the subject returned later, when he was pursued on foot and subsequently arrested. The perpetrator was attempting to steal two expensive bikes.

 

This Day in Daily History

Greek festivities marred by violent clashes, injuries

Sept. 12, 1982 – Fifty kegs of beer, two bands and 2,000 people made up the simultaneous celebrations held at Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Friday night.

The night was a peaceful one until after the festivities ended.

Tom Lewandowski, a sophomore and member of Phi Delta Theta, was watching a fight outside of his fraternity when he caught a punch and sustained minor cuts over his left eye.

The next day, another member of Lewandowski’s fraternity reported that Lewandowski was fine.

Earlier in the evening, a 17-year-old male was hit over the head with a beer bottle. The suspect was caught and released, pending a formal complaint from the victim, according to Sgt. Richard DeGrand of the Ann Arbor Police Department.

“Apparently, it was an argument over a girlfriend,” DeGrand said. “Someone (the victim) knew hit him over the head with a beer bottle. He was hit on the left side of the head, and the bottle broke and really laid into it. Due to the extent of the injury, he’ll probably be charged with felonious assault.

“(The fraternities) have done a fine job of keeping things in control. We certainly don’t blame them for having a good time” DeGrand said.

 

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