Career Center to hold meeting for intern program
The Career Center will hold its annual Public Service Intern Program mass meeting tonight from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Angell Hall Auditorium C. The program helps students with job-hunting skills and assists them in obtaining an internship in Washington, D.C. for the upcoming summer.
Dance Marathon to hold North Campus mass meeting
Dance Marathon will be holding its mass meeting tonight from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the East Room of Pierpont Commons. The student-run group raises awareness and money for rehabilitation activities for children, such as horseback riding and martial arts.
New planetarium to offer two free showings
The astronomy department will be holding two shows in the Angell Hall Planetarium in Room 3118 tonight at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. The event offers students a chance to see what the sky looked like before city lights and pollution obscured the view.
Kitchen worker burned during lunch hour
A Kitchen worker in South Quad Residence Hall was excessively burned from steam during lunch hour yesterday. The victim had to be transported to the University Hospital Emergency Room to have the wounds treated, according to the Department of Public Safety.
Hospital’s gold section parking lot gate broken
The gate arm for entry into the gold parking lot of the University Hospital was broken. A DPS supervisor speculated that the gate arm was broken off late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, because the gold section offers some of the most sought-after parking locations on campus. The incident was discovered Sunday afternoon. She added that unfortunately, incidents of this nature happen quite frequently.
Fire extinguisher used to vandalize in Oxford Housing
The contents of a fire extinguisher were expelled in the Vandenberg House located in Oxford Housing on Sunday, although there were no signs of a potential fire. There are no suspects at this time. There was no permanent damage, according to DPS.
This Day In Daily History
Beer Olympics draw in 2,000 students
Sept. 20, 1981 – Engineering junior Dan Lenhard didn’t sweat it.
There was no doubt in his mind he would be crowned champion of the One-Minute Beer Marathon at Theta Delta Chi fraternity Friday night.
“Three beers in a minute is ridiculous. I can finish a six pack in a minute,” Lenhard boasted. “I knew I’d be champion.”
It took him just 25 seconds to down three beers and capture the title of the University’s fastest guzzler.
The contest in which Lenhard came out on top was just one of the events in the 11th Annual Theta Delta Chi Beer Olympics. It was every partygoer for himself at the sporting event, which was attended by 2,000 beer-thirsty University students. In the clamor for the keg, only the strong survived.
“People run right over you (in the keg line),” said sophomore Laura Farrell. “You have no choice but to meet them. We’re like sardines.”
Not everyone on campus was appreciative of the social opportunities and lubricants provided by the fraternity house.
“Fraternities are sexist institutions that force narrow point of view,” Rackham student and dissenter Rob Benenson said.