Diag festivities encourage students to vote

Voice your Vote, a commission of the Michigan Student Assembly
designed to raise voter awareness, will have members on the Diag
today at noon to encourage students to vote in Tuesday’s
election. In addition to playing root beer pong, Election Day
T-shirts will be given away.

New Yorker fiction writers, editor hold talk in
League

As part of its college tour, the New Yorker Fiction Editor
Cressida Leyshon will hold a conversation with fiction writers
Alexsander Hemon and Antonya Nelson in the Lydia Mendelssohn
Theater in the Michigan League at 4 p.m. today.

Pagan student group discusses beliefs at session

The Pagan Student Alliance will hold an informational session to
discuss the beliefs, practices and experiences of different types
of pagans tonight from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the rotunda of the
Natural History Museum.

 

Crime Notes

Vehicle rolls out of parking lot and across street

The Department of Public Safety reported that a vehicle parked
in a lot on Washington Heights rolled out of its space and across
the street.

Construction signs stolen from ‘U’
property

Two construction signs were stolen from the Academic Center on
1110 State St. Monday morning, according to DPS reports.

Person splashes chemical in eye, seeks medical help

DPS reports that a University affiliate was seeking medical
assistance Monday evening after splashing a chemical in his or her
eye in an Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building on
1301 Beal Ave.

Caller claims wallet stolen, then retracts report

A caller reported to DPS that his or her wallet was stolen from
the Central Campus Recreational Building sometime between 4 and
5:15 p.m. Monday. The caller later notified DPS that the larceny
report was unfounded.

 

This Day in Daily history

Students told to leave bikes on grass by buildings

Oct., 27, 1959 — Students struggling to find places to
lock up their bicycles on the overstuffed bike racks are free to
leave them parked on the grass in front of University buildings,
Vice President for Student Affairs James Lewis said.

“We are interested in safety, not asthetics, at this
stage,” Lewis said.

In the past three weeks the administration has cracked down on
bicycles parked near the entrances of several campus buildings,
predominantly the Frieze Building.

Lewis said the main objective of impounding bicycles has been to
eliminate dangerous safety hazards related to overcrowding of
bicycle racks.

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