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Wednesday, March 31 2010 / The Statement 3B
news in review
Five of the most talked-about stories of the week, ranked in ascending order of actual importance
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Ricky Martin shocked no one by Michigan basketball player Manny In a surpri
coming out of the closet this week. Harris announced Monday he would Obama m
The singer, who fathered two sons forgo his senior season, and take his this week,
from a surrogate in 2008, has chances in the 2010 NBA Draft. Har- president.
remained largely out of the limelight ris, who averaged 17 points a game met with,
since the late 90's. Martin made the during his career, is projected as a Karzai anc
announcement on his personal blog. late-second-round pick. troops, lau

se visit, President Barack
ade a trip to Afghanistan
his first since becoming
While there, Obama
Afghan President Hamid
d gave a speech to U.S.
uding their efforts.

University officials announced President Barack Obama yesterday
Friday that it would begin the signed a bill that could make it easier
process of returning culturally un- for students to obtain loans. The
identifiable Native American hu- legislation ends federal subsidies and
man remains to Indian tribes, after guarantees that are now given to pri-
a March 15 law change by the U.S. vate banks, instead giving.the money
Department of the Interior. directly to college students.

Marissa McClain ( Engineering senior and Para-
lympian athlete Jerome Singleton, Jan. 26, 2010.

Sam Wolson Joe (last name redacted) is hooked up to morphine in his room at the University of Michi-
gan Hospital, Sept. 3, 2009. Joe was denied medical marijuana but still grows it illegally in his basement.

II m: 11 6 12t 3 4 5 6 1 1 17 8 9 10
quotes of the week on the cheap
"Seton Hill students will be uniquely suited to whatever careers Keeping afull stomach on a budget
they choose - even those that have not yet been created."
A STATEMENT FROM SETON HILL UNIVERSITY in Greensburg, Penn. which announced
that each student in the incoming class of fall 2010 will receive an iPad and a laptop.
"We make our food very similar to cocaine now."
DR. GENE-JACK WANG, chair of the medical department at the U.S. Department
of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, on a study confirming that fatty foods
may be addictive.
"Jesus wanted us to be ready to defend ourselves using the
sword and stay alive using equipment."
A STATEMENT posted on the website of Hutaree, the Michigan-based Christian
militia group that was raided this weekend. Nine members of the group have ILLUSTRATION BY KATIE EBERTS
been charged with conspiring to kill police officers. veryone has to eat. It's simply a fact of life. And while Ann Arbor has its fair share of expen-
sive, high-end dining establishments, there are low-budget options as well.
Read the fliers posted in buildings and bathroom stalls. It might sound illogical, but clubs
the rules and groups always host events promising free food. Even if you're not interested in the group,
they won't realize until you've already filled your bag with cookies and pizza.
Clip coupons! You made fun of your grandma for doing it when you were younger, but I bet she
No. 260: No. 261: No. 262: saved a ton of money - money that probably went into your annual $20-bill-in-a-birthday-card.
BBM conversations are Don't be the one No one wants to Restaurant owners know this is a college town. Lunch and dinner specials are abundant -
seek them out. If they're not advertised, it can't hurt to ask.
not meant to be over- person to submit your read your mini- Invite your parents to visit. Pretend you really miss them. Proceed to make reservations for
analyzed. Neither are paper in class if it's resume in an e-mail every meal of the day, snacks included. If your parents pay, it's still free food. Also, don't hesitate
text message exchang- not due until later in signature. Four lines to free ride off of friends' parents as well.
Have advice for life on the cheap? Let us know E-mail onthecheap@umich.edu.
es. Just relax. the day. maximum, please. - ALLIE WHITE
by the numbers COURTESY OF TIME MAGAZINE
Estimated number in millions of Internet Estimated amount in million dollars Estimated amount in billion dollars Google
users Google would leave if it decided to Google would lose if it left China. earns globally every year.
pull out of China.

Jed Moch| Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje, March 16, 2010. Five years ago, the mayor chal- Jed Moch I Olympic silver medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis,
lenged the city to obtain 30 percent oftits energy from renewable sources by the end of 2010. practicing at the Ice Cube in Canton, Mich., Feb. 10, 2010.

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