Chomsky speaks at Law School

Noam Chomsky, professor of linguistics at the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, will speak today at 4 p.m in the Law
Schools’s Honigman Auditorium. Chomsky is a prominent writer
and speaker of American foreign policy, linguistics and philosophy.
His lecture titled, “Illegal but Legitimate: A Dubious
Doctrine for the Times” is part of the Davis, Markert,
Nickerson Lecture On Academic and Intellectual Freedom.

Tax guru to discuss Bush, Kerry tax plans

The University’s tax expert, Joel Slemrod, will discuss
the tax plans of President Bush and Democratic nominee Sen. John
Kerry today at 6:30 p.m. in Room D1270 of Davidson Hall at the
Stephen M. Ross School of Business in a talk titled, “Taxing
Ourselves: Tax Policy Proposals of Bush and Kerry.”

PIRGIM hosting event on election issues

The University’s Public Interest Advocacy group, is
hosting an event, “Get your Ballot’s Worth” today
at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Auditorium A of Angell Hall.

 

CRIME NOTES

Chewy candy, cash reported stolen from East Quad

A caller from East Quad Residence Hall reported a theft Tuesday
morning to the Department of Public Safety. Forty dollars and a bag
of gummy bears were reported missing.

Library phone missing, with no suspects

A courtesy phone from the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library was
reported stolen Tuesday morning by a caller to DPS. Officers found
no suspects or signs of forced entry into the room.

Misplaced laptop prompts call to campus police

A caller from the Taubman Health Care Center reported a laptop
stolen Tuesday morning. The individual later called back to report
that the incident was unfounded and the laptop had been
located.

 

THIS DAY IN DAILY HISTORY

Orson Welles Film Society no longer student group

Oct. 28, 1971 — The Orson Welles Film Society lost its
recognition as a student group yesterday.

The society agreed to withdraw at a special meeting of the
Student Government Council because it was charged with signing for
use of an auditorium under an assumed name and advertising without
identifying the sponsoring organization.

Prior to this latest charge, the society was accused of
allegedly using a film without permission from the distributor,
harassing other campus film groups, and operating for profit.

Last night’s agreement marked the culmination of a long
and often bitter controversy between campus film groups that began
last January.

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