Wednesday, October 29, 2003The Association of Michigan Universities, an association of student governments at Michigan's public universities (of which MSA is part), has begun a letter-writing campaign to the Michigan legislature to convince them not to cut funding for higher education, recently passing the 2,000 letter mark through their website helphighered.org.
> See AP: "Students turn in thousands of letters against cuts"
Also, the events planned for National Take Affirmative Action Day have made the AP wire. ("U. of Michigan students host National Affirmative Action Day events") In case you didn't recieve this via email:
"STUDENTS SUPPORTING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND THE NAACP UofM CHAPTER
NATIONAL TAKE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION DAY
Wednesday, Oct. 29th:
WARD OFF WARDEL
Let Our Voices Be Heard.
an interactive program on affirmative action featuring Ann Arbor Slam Poets!
7pm Pendelton Room, Michigan Union
Thursday, Oct. 30th:
TRICK OR TREAT?
JUSTICE AFFIRMED TAKE ACTION!
Come out to the diag to hear a BET comic impersonate Ward Connerley himself. Music from DJ Grafitti, MCed by a WJLB radio personality!
EVOLUTION OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PANEL
10am, Anderson Room, Michigan Union"
Posted by Rob at 3:23 AM