White Stripes chronicler to give reading on band

Chris Handyside, a Detroit freelance rock journalist who has
extensively covered the indie rock band The White Stripes, will
read from his biography of the band tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Shaman
Drum Bookshop. Handyside’s book is called “Fell in Love
with a Band: The Story of the White Stripes.”

Former U.N. official to discuss civil, social rights

Mary Robinson, the former U.N. High Commissioner for Human
Rights, will hold a lecture examining international laws protecting
civil, economic and social rights in 100 Hutchins Hall of the Law
School today at 4 p.m.

Prof, lawyer speak on gay marriage

A panel discussion on gay marriage, led by University of Hawaii
political science Prof. Jon Goldberg-Hiller and Vermont attorney
Beth Robinson will take place this afternoon from 3 to 5 p.m. in
the Henderson Room of the Michigan League.

Speaker explores growing up gay in media age

University of Southern California communications Prof. Larry
Gross will speak today on growing up gay in an era of increasingly
complex “queer imagery.” His speech will compare the
past situation of highly stereotyped images of homosexuality with
today’s media depictions, niche marketing and voting blocs.
The speech will take place tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m.in the Hussey
Room of the Michigan League.


Crime Notes

Warrant sought urinating person

A Department of Public Safety officer discovered an individual
urinating in public in the 1100 block of State Street Tuesday
night. The person was released and DPS is seeking a warrant for the
person’s arrest.

Chalked graffiti on ‘U’ sidewalk reported to

A caller reported graffiti on the West Hall arch to DPS Tuesday
evening. An officer responded to the call and found a chalk drawing
on the sidewalk.

Falling box injures residence hall employee

An employee of West Quad residence hall called DPS to report
that a box had fallen on a co-worker’s hand and wrist Tuesday
afternoon. DPS took the injured employee in for treatment.


This Day in Daily history

Vacancy rates soar as rent rises

Oct. 21, 1981 — The Office of the Director of Off-campus
Housing told students not to rush into housing leases as Central
Campus vacancy rates rose to 13.7 percent, up from only one percent
two years earlier. But Assistant Director of Off-campus Housing Jo
Williams warned that students should not expect to see diminished
rents -— on average, rent was hiked 11 percent.
“Don’t feel you have to make an early decision,”
Williams said. “But do find a place before you leave in



An article on page 3 of the Oct. 15 edition of The Daily should
have cited As’ad Tarsin as a University alum.

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