1995-11-17; Central Michigan Life
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-1 #«9B*tofe% Central Michigan LIFE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1995 VOLUME T8. NUMBFR 3£ M( AN l I f5 c:m I II E <r>1 7) 77 A -3493 12 PAGES Central and Western continue one of the best rivalries in the state, when they face off Saturday afternoon in Kalamazoo. "The Country Wife," an excellent comedy full of sexual innuendo and antics, runs through Saturday in Bush Theatre. Curtain is at 8 p.m • | | • mrA . - r *■): Student Life is attempting to detour students from drinking by making the fines for minors who violate CMU's alcohol double what they were last year TODAY - 35/25 cloudy, chance of snow $1,000 reward offered for info about library vandals By LENNY PADILLA Central Michigan officials are offering a $I.O<K) reward tor informal ion involving st»\ era 1 acts of anti ua\ vandalism that have occurred on ram pus this monfl h "I hope thi^ shows how serious we are ahoul finding oul who is responsible/ said Russ Herron, vice president for University Relations Police were notified Monday night that eight hooks rel«ited to gays, lesbians and bisexuals had been put in a toilet in a men - restroom <»n th<- fourth flour ot Park Library Three additional hook- were found ni .1 toilet in a men's restroom on tin- first floor of the library Tuesday afternoon I'oluv said that the books were not defecated upon, although some sources are <.t\mj' that the l»oi >k s wi *re Also, between the evenings ot Nov 1 and the morning of Nov *J the GLASS office was vandal ized Posters on the office walls were replaced with signs bearing anti x-i\ messages ( HTicials at the Depart menl ot Public S.tt»t\ have not said whether the incidents in Park Library are related to the vandalism of the < il.ASS office. "I thmk the evidence of hate crimes and hate actions of any sort are pretty disturbing," Herron said "We know it%> out there but w«* usually don't think of it in our own community \W have offered rewards in the past, but it is very rare,** said Rae t toldsmif h, < Ml' director of Public Relat ions Goldsmith said the act of the university offering ;t reward **is decided on a case by case basis, and given the number of cases lately, it seems appropriate Goldsmith said the reward will ho given based on whether the information loads to the arrest and conviction of the person, or persons who committed t he crime. DPS is conducting an investi gat ion of the incidents. "We want this to be a safe campus, ;' place where students can do what they came her** for to study,** Goldsmith said Goldsmith also said a fourth incident of vandalism was reported to police Wednesday involving the defacing of two hooks also found in a rest room on the fourth floor of the library. Police are also investigating t Fie incident, which does not appeal to be related to the other t hree incidents WMU, CMU students working together to keep peace after game DARING YOUNG MAN CHRISTINA HOWl IS Adrien Poema of Argentina is tossed in the air by his father Ceroid while his mother Carmen watches the acrobat routine at the circus that took place in West Intermediate School Wednesday By HEATHER N LaFAVE Participants in a walking patrol program at Western Michigan University are prepared to help keep order Saturday nighl after the WMU CMU football game. According to Brian Leder, WMU coordinator for Peace*N It Together, approximately 12() students will be canvassing Kalamazoo neighborhoods which "might be a problem" after the football game Saturday Peace'N It Together will disperse students in groups of six or seven to look for potential prohlefns, T eder said FlrodVfits involved in the program are from both Kalamazoo and CMU, with the majority of students expected to be from WMU. Cellular One and McDonald's in Kalamazoo donated phones for the walkers to carry on their patrol Kalamazoo's Big Burrito and 7-Eleven will act as safe houses where volunteers will be able to warm up with food and hot chocolate, he said Sume Kalamazoo residents have volunteered to open up then homes as safe houses for the walkers too, he said Leder said the program has been very successful in the past, as there has been a "significant decrease in violent behavior and destruction of property compared to that in 1969-91 j j I'm glad I've had the opportunity to head up a program like this after seeing what kinds of destructive things can happen when partying after an event like Central/Western weekend goes bad. -j *f BRIAN LEDER WMU coordinator tor Peace'N It Together a "I'm glad I've had the opportunity to head up a program like this after seeing what kinds of destructive things can happen when partying alter at an event like Central Western Weekend goes had.'' Leder said The program, he said, is a great way for students and the Kalamazoo community to interact positively, and he said the neighbors have been very cooperat ive. Though it is hard to tell how the weekend will turn out. I^eder said he is optimistic ahout the program's results He said the volunteer turnout has been great, as they have had to turn away ahout it) people Student loan cuts in Congress making recipients nervous Get ready to rumble: Pro boxing might be coming to Rose Arena By ERIN MERCER LIFI As stani News Editor By REBECCA MESSER A hill passed b> the Himse and Senate thai ma> cut student lean-. has many CMU students worried According to Terry Viau director of the office of Scholarships and Financial Aid the House legislation has provisions that would eliminate t f 1 • - -i\ month repayment waiver period for students after graduation The legislation also would create an increase of the interest on pa real loans and the elimination of the direct lending opt Mill Tht- House also proposes to cut $10 H billion in -.-von years and the Senate pi oposes to cut $4 hi 11 ion during the -.ton time period Man) (Ml' students had an overwhelming negaf ive read ion to I he news that loans might h» cut "I don't understand in a nation where we have so man) people unemployed, ->o many homeless. th.it Congress is trying to eliminate fund-, thai would enable people logo to* allege said Rebeci a Schroil Macomb Township junior Trisha Frazho Clinton Township junioi agree> "To «^«-t anywhere in life nowadays you need a college education and you need to fund it somehow It you < an I get student loans how are people going to afford to go to college This s*iciet> is j go down hill. Frazho said Othei students are concerned with how this legislation will affeci their ability to paj lo* college ••\1\ parents aren't the wealthiest people in the world and it's kind ol hard 11. pa\ for school and we rel> ->n student kians," said Tami Tasker, Carson Cit> soptiomore "Maybe i wouldn't be here if it weren't for st udont \i tans Tasker ^,m\ • ■ large portion of bei • location is paid tor hv student loans Even students who pay for some ol their education with student loans are worried ahout how lhe> will pa> tor school I do receive some grants and scholarships but m\ grants and scholarships are small compared to what I get in Indent loans/ said .LOANS . Tht* Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe is trying to bring professi< 1 nal boxing events to the area and one of the possible fight sites is CMU. Rose Arena is a possible location to house the tribe's proposed professional boxing match sometime in March. The tribe announced its desire to bring boxing to the area at a press conference Thursday. Although no plans have been con firmed for the first boxing match in Mount Pleasant, the tribe is still active m the promotion of boxing Tuesday evening the tribe will sponsor Fight Night at the Palace of Auburn Hills which will feature Flint's undefeated Chris Byrd against Phil Jackson, ranked 12th in the world Tin* fight will be for the World Boxing Union Intc»rna- tional Heavyweight Title. According to Jam Witz, marketing director for Fight Night, he and the tribe have beam discussing the possibility of bringing Ixixing to the area for quit** MM time. "We've* been talking since May and have discussed how 1 1 BOXING Page 1 1 Lirt rnoiousii pnm■*■ m» Cruiserweight boxer Mike Suska works on tha heavy bag attar a press conference Thursday.
|Title||1995-11-17; Central Michigan Life|
|Publisher||Students of Central Michigan University|
|Description||Friday, November 17, 1995 issue of the student newspaper of Central Michigan University. Also known as CM-Life. Originally published biweekly. Later published three times a week during the academic year and once a week during the summer. Began publication in 1941. Previously known as Central State Life. Issues from 1999 to the present are available online at the CMLife website.|
|Subject/Keywords||Central Michigan University - Newspapers; Mount Pleasant (Mich.) - Newspapers; Isabella County (Mich.) - Newspapers; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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