Film explores tribes’ ideas of sovereignty
The Native American Student Association is sponsoring a screening of the PBS documentary “Winds of Change,” which examines three different tribal governments and how they enact their ideas of sovereignty, at noon in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Affairs office in the Michigan Union today.
Youth ensembles perform together at Hill Auditorium
A variety of ensembles made up of youth from across the state will perform at Hill Auditorium at 7 p.m. today. The concert will include the Michigan Youth Orchestra, the Michigan Youth Chamber Singers, the Women’s Youth Chorale Concert and the Michigan Youth Band.
Brahms, Prokofieff music featured at piano concert
Pianist Martin Katz and cellist Thomas Landschoot will perform a recital featuring sonatas by Johannes Brahms and Sergei Prokofieff today at 8 p.m. in the Britton Recital Hall in the Earl V. Moore Building. Katz is a professor in the School of Music, and Landschoot teaches at Arizona State University.
Shopping cart stunt earns ticket for drunken person
Department of Public Safety officers found an underage individual not affiliated with the University sitting in a rolling shopping cart early yesterday morning. The person, who had been drinking, was on the corner of South University Avenue and East University Avenue. Police issued a citation for minor in possession of alcohol and released the person.
Bag of pot found in children’s ward
A caller from the University Hospital notified DPS that a bag of marijuana had been found on the floor of the pediatrics ward Friday night. Police filed a report and are investigating.
Reveler gets ticket for missing toilet
A DPS officer discovered an underage person urinating in the hallway of Mary Markley Residence Hall early Friday morning. Police arrested the individual and issued citations for minor in possession in of alcohol and public urination.
Mirror sales in city found to be legal
DPS received a report that a vendor was illegally selling mirrors at State Street and North University Avenue Saturday afternoon. Police investigated and found that the vendors were actually on city property and had the proper permits, so there was no violation.
Boots not found under other man’s bed
A caller from the University Hospital reported that a pair of leather boots had been stolen Friday morning. There are currently no suspects.
This Day in Daily History
Prof pushes for discussion of defense research
Nov. 22, 1983 — Medical Prof. David Bassett argued in front of the Faculty Senate Assembly that the Senate should sponsor a conference on military research and academic freedom at the University.
The move came in response to controversial defense research being conducted by University departments and following a vote by the University Board of Regents shooting down a proposal to ban military research. The proposal was taken to the Senate Advisory Committe on University Affairs for further review.