Trick or treat at the Duderstadt Center party

The Duderstadt Center will be hosting a Halloween celebration to commemorate the grand opening of GroundWorks Media Conversion Facility and the Computer-Aided Engineering Network Hotline.

Students can participate in a Halloween scavenger hunt to win prizes. The event will take place from 2 to 4 p.m.

Halloween party on 4th floor of Michigan Union

The Michigan Union will hold a Halloween party from 7 to 9 p.m. today. Students can decorate pumpkins and cookies and also participate in costume contests.

Korean author reads excerpts from novel

Korean author Hwang Sok-Yung will speak on his acclaimed book “The Guest” at the University today.

Sponsored by the Korean Studies Program, Hwang will read excerpts from his book and on-site translations will be provided. The event will be held in the School of Social Work room 1636 at 4 p.m.

Prof speaks on energy policy

BLUElab, the University organization that works to find solutions to global development programs, will be hosting a lecture by Prof. Tom O’Donnell in the University’s Science, Technology and Society program. He will be speaking on the country’s current energy policy.

The event will in room 1311 of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building on North Campus.

 

Crime Notes

Caller reports intoxicated person in Couzens

A caller reported to the Department of Public Safety yesterday that an intoxicated subject was in the 4200 corridor of the men’s bathroom of Couzens Residence Hall.

The subject was conscious at the time and cited for an MIP. A Huron Valley Ambulance transported the subject away.

Calculator and wallet stolen from subject’s backpack

On Saturday, a caller reported to DPS that her wallet and TI-86 calculator were stolen from her backpack while she was in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library.

The caller said she had left her belongings in the library unattended for about 15 minutes.

 

This Day in Daily History

Conservative students attack MSA’s policies

Oct. 31, 1985 – Due to the Michigan Student Assembly’s resolution to support demonstrations against Vice President Bush, a growing number of conservative students have attacked the student government for ignoring the range of student opinions on campus.

Recently, conservative students who have criticized MSA have begun a small-scale campaign with posters to encourage students to revoke their mandatory $5.07 per term fee for MSA. The poster mocked an earlier one protesting Bush’s recent campus visit.

“We started this thing as a joke, but everyone else took it seriously,” said LSA senior Jeff Evans, who along with Engineering junior Mike Davidson began distributing the poster last week.

LSA senior Bill Clemons, who also lambasted MSA in an assembly meeting Tuesday, said he hopes to rally opposition against the student government.

“I feel that MSA has completely abused its power as the student body representative,” he said.

 

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