Antartica trip opens dialogue in Mideast conflict

Student can hear the story of eight individuals dedicated to spreading a message of peace in the Middle East tonight from 8 to 9 p.m. in Auditorium C of Angell Hall. The presentation focuses on a group of Israelis and Palestinians, who in January of 2004, scaled an Antarctican mountain that was previously unconquered in hopes of sending a message of peace between the two groups. The members of the expedition will share their experience through pictures, personal accounts and discussion.

Interactive workshop focuses on body image

As part of Love Every Body Week 2005, renowned burlesque performer Heather MacAllister will lead a free workshop today from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union. The interactive event, Real Bodies: A Body Love Workshop, hopes to give participants the tools to develop and maintain a healthy body image and self-confidence.

Nobel winner to speak tonight

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy presents 2001 Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz will also give the Citigroup Lecture “The Global Economy” today at 4 p.m. in Hale Auditorium. Stiglitz, who has also served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank from 1997 to 2000, will discuss globalization and his controversial book “Globalization and its Discontents” in critique of various global development efforts. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Crime Notes

Detainee from correctional institution escapes

A subject fled from Arbor Heights Correctional Institution on Sunday evening. The Department of Public Safety picked her up. DPS reported she was detained and then returned to the center.

Trespasser warned, escorted from car port

A subject was found trespassing in the carport on Church Street. DPS issued a warning and escorted him out of the structure.

Computer, wallet stolen from residence hall

A subject reported to DPS that his computer equipment and wallet, which were left unattended, were stolen from East Quadrangle Residence Hall. There are currently no suspects.

This Day in Daily history

Roses, condoms given as gifts

Feb. 15, 1989 — Some University students gave candy to their Valentines yesterday. Some sent roses. And some gave condoms.

Are condoms as romantic as roses? Probably not. But University Health Services and Planned Parenthood sold condoms and carnations in the fishbowl yesterday as part of National Condom Week. One dollar bought a package of a red condom, Hershey’s kisses, a Valentine’s Day card, safe sex brouchers and a carnation.

 

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