‘U’ to host 21st annual Engineering fair today

The 21st Annual University of Michigan Engineering Career Fair will be held in the Duderstadt Center on the first floor of the Michigan Union from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. This event gives students the opportunity to speak with companies from across the nation about their career ambitions.

MSA to hold City Council debate

The Michigan Student Assembly will be holding a debate between Ward two City Council candidates Tom Bourque and Stephen Rapundalo. The debate will be held at the South Lounge of Mary Markley Residence Hall tonight at 7:30 p.m. Free food will be served.

Director will discuss film on Islam and culture

The Muslim Students’ Association is holding a free film screening tonight from 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. at Hutchins Hall, room 150. Following the screening, there will be a question-and-answer time with the director, Omar Mahmood. He will be addressing the role of Islam in American culture.

 

Crime notes

Two computers stolen from The Michigan Daily

Two computers were stolen from the Student Publications Building sometime this weekend. The computers belonged to the Sports section of The Michigan Daily. The Department of Public Safety says they believe that access was gained through a broken window on the first floor. Each computer was estimated at $1,500. There are no suspects at this time.

Caller reports intoxicated man with pants down

A caller reported that there was an unknown male under West Hall Arch with his pants down on Monday in the early evening. Since the man, who was not affiliated with the University, had his pants on by the time the Department of Public Safety arrived, he was only cited for open intoxication, read trespassing rules and then escorted off of University property.

Case of water stolen from East Quad

A caller reported an incident of larceny in East Quad when a case of water was stolen yesterday. The water was stolen when it was left unattended in the lobby. DPS does not have any suspects at this time.

 

This Day In Daily History

University officials refuse to release details regarding record tuition hike

Sept. 27, 1973 – University officials refused to release information explaining their rationale for a record 24 percent tuition hike, yesterday.

Director of the Office of Financial Analysis, Frederick Oliver blocked a request by a Daily staff reporter to be given the statistical information that would ultimately explain the tuition hike. Oliver’s decision echoed a previous refusal to make this information available by Chief Financial Officer Wilbur Pierpont.

Pierpont justified this response by saying, “I’m not going to give this to you because everybody will have a different idea about what it means.”

The Daily learned last week that Vice President for Academic Affairs, Alan Smith calculated a 1973-74 academic year budget that, including the 24 percent fee hike, would provide $2.4 million more than is needed to meet the projected budget.

Previously, Smith denied that a tuition hike would provide the University with extra revenue.

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