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Ann Arbor, Michigan

Monday, September 20,2010

michigandaily com
MICHIGAN FOOTBALL
Even a stellar
offense isn't
enough to save
Michigan'sD

AWAPOD

TOP ROW AND BOTTOM LEFT AND CENTER: FILE PHOTO/Daily; BOTTOM RIGHT: TOREHAN SHARMAN/Daily
Many faces of The Rock from the past several years. City officials say that they have spent hundreds Were collectingthe many faces of The Rock for a slideshow.
ot doiiars a year to cean the area surrounding it - and in 2007, they spent $26h2 cleaving it. E-mail us yours af h t o v
For city offi 1 als, residen s, e
Rock is fiscal and visua sore

here were no smiles on the
sideline late in the fourth
quarter. After all, the
Michigan players were witnessing
a train wreck right before their
eyes.
All sophomore quarterback
Denard Robinson could do was
put his hands on his hips and
shake his head
as he watched
Massachusetts
score its 37th
point and pick
up its 439th ,
yard with less
than two min-
utes. TIM
Michigan ROHAN
did win the __HA __
game, but it
didn't feel like
a win - more like an accident that
everyone walked away from alive,
but scarred and perhaps with a
new perspective.
The Wolverines put up 525
total yards of offense on the day -
that's expected. Beating a Football
Championship Subdivision school
by just five points - that's not.
Robinson's Heisman-hyped
start to the season clouded fans'
perception of this Michigan team.
But the Minutemen cut through

the fog and revealed Michigan's
true identity: a potentially historic
offense that has to make up for the
defense's mistakes.
The fog was gone right from
the start as a Massachusetts team
built a 17-7 lead over Michigan
which it held it until late in the
second quarter. The visitors led
the game for more than 20 min-
utes in the first half. Remember,
this team plays StonyBrook next
week.
After the Minutemen scored
their last touchdown and kicked
an onside kick out of bounds,
Rohinson walked hack onto the
field and hailed out the defense
handing the ball off to junior run-
ning back Mike Shaw three times
for one final first down to end the
game.
Earlier on, it was junior wide
receiver Darryl Stonum and
Robinson who connected for two
touchdowns in 45 seconds to take
a 21-17 lead at the half. And Shaw
had a career day runningthe ball,
scoring three touchdowns.
They did their job.
The outcome of Saturday's
game could have been like Toledo.
It could have been another Appa-
lachian State episode. Thanks
See ROHAN, Page 6A

Campus landmark
area costs city
hundreds, at times
thousands, to clean
By ROBIN VEECK
Daily StaffReporter
Painting "The Rock" on the
corner of Hill Street and Washt-
enaw Avenue is a beloved campus
tradition for many students and
alumni. However, the antics asso-

ciated with the University land-
mark are less popular among Ann
Arbor city officials and residents
of the neighborhoods surround-
ing George Washington Park,
home of The Rock.
While the city never attempts
to remove paint from The Rock
itself, paint intended to decorate
the boulder frequently ends up
on city property, including side-
walks, trash cans and signs. In
previous years, the city has spent
hundreds, and at times thousands,
of dollars to clean the area that
will likely never remain pristine.

Ann Arbor park maintenance
employees are responsible for
periodically cleaning the area and
responding to complaints from
residents.
In a January 2009 e-mail to
Ann Arbor City Council members,
Karla Henderson, former Ann
Arbor field operations supervisor,
reported that the city spent more
than $2,500 in 2007 on remov-
ing graffiti at George Washington
Park, according to a2docs.org - a
website, which posts documents
regarding the city of Ann Arbor
obtained by residents and organi-

zations.
"We spent $2,662 for 2 visits
(painting) and 24 visits to check
to make sure that there was no
vandalism," Henderson wrote in
the e-mail.
But, Matt Warba, the city's cur-
rent field operations supervisor,
wrote in an e-mail interview that
the 2007 cleaning expenses were
larger than what the city usually
spends to clean up the area.
"The city expended less than
$100 in time and material last cal-
endar year addressing graffiti at
See ROCK, Page SA

EN MEMO RIAM PERFORMING FOR PEACE
At Michigan Stadium, fans
honor UMass band director :

George N. Parks
passed away en
route to Ann Arbor
By A. BRAD SCHWARTZ
Daily StaffReporter
A somber mood swept through
Michigan Stadium on Saturday
as the loud speakers called atten-
tion to the recent death of Univer-
sity of Massachusetts Amherst
marching band director George
N. Parks. The halftime show at
the game was in honor of Parks'

memory.
Parks, the director of the
UMass's Minuteman Marching
Band for 33 years, passed away
Thursday night while with the
UMass band in Cuyahoga Falls,
Ohio, the Boston Globe reported.
He was 57 years old.
Massachusetts Chancel-
lor Robert C. Holub sent a mass
e-mail to the UMass community
Friday morning expressing his
grief, saying that Parks "repre-
sented thebest of UMass."
"George's devotion to excel-
lence, his creativity and his pas-
sion for teaching inspired us all

and shaped the lives of thousands
of students during the three
decades that he directed
The Power and Class of New
England," Holub wrote in the
statement.
UMass Student Band Manager
Caity Bogdan has spent five years
playing the mellophone in the
Minuteman Marching Band. In
an interview, Bogdan described
Parks as "a father to the family" -
referring to the band - and some-
one who has taught her how to be
a student leader.
"He's just been a fantastic
See PARKS, Page 6A

PUBLIC DISCOURSE
To spark dialogue on public spaces, A2
transforms parking spots into parks

TOREHAN SHARMAN/Daily
Souldub - a reggae band from suburban Detroit - performs during the PEACE Day Celebration in the Diag yesterday.
PEACE stands for "Promoting Ethnic And Cultural Equality." The event featured hip-hop music, poetry and break dancing.
At event, Ford CEO talks innovation

City participated in
(PARK)ing Day for
first time on Friday
By ANT MITCHELL
For the Daily
To pedestrians walking down
Main Street on Friday, the
streetscape might have looked a
bit odd.
Instead of cars parked paral-
lel to one another in the metered

parking spaces in front of 118
S. Main St., there were potted
plants and sculptures laid out
amid couches, chairs and rugs.
Dogs lulled about; Ann Arbor
locals read the newspaper,
checked their e-mails and even
played on a large wooden teeter-
totter set up along two street
parking spaces.
This was the first year Ann
Arbor participated in (PARK)
ing day - an annual worldwide
event. Created in 2005 by Rebar,
an art and design studio in San

Francisco, Calif., (PARK)ing day
is held to brainstorm new ways
to use public space in urban
areas.
The grassroots movement has
spread to cities across the world,
said Joel Panozzo, a freelance
graphic designer who sponsored
Ann Arbor's (PARK)ing day pre-
miere. Panozzo decided to set up
a temporary park outside Wor-
kantile Exchange - a cowork-
ing space on Main Street that
encourages group events such
See PARKING, Page 5A

Alan Mulally says to scramble last minute to find a
second building with more seats
he's not concerned for the overflow audience.
Mulally geared his lecture, held
about Ford's ability at the Stamps Auditorium in the
Walgreen Drama Center on North
to compete Campus, to appeal to the engineers
in the audience. In his speech,
By ALEXA BREEDVELD Mulally stressed the importance
Daily StaffReporter of innovation and creativity in
engineering design. He also fielded
Alan Mulally, the CEO and questions from the audience, most-
president of Ford Motor Company, ly comprised of College of Engi-
spoke to a packed house on Friday neering students and engineering
afternoon, drawing such a large professionals.
crowd that organizers were forced Mulally discussed how auto-

maker Henry Ford founded the
Ford Motor Company on the prin-
ciples of innovation and efficien-
cy. He also talked about plans to
maintain the company's history of
building creative and innovative
car designs.
"When Henry Ford asked peo-
ple what they wanted, they said
they wanted a faster horse," Mulal-
ly said. "But he was already think-
ing ahead of that."
Despite the recent economic dif-
ficulties facing Detroit automak-
ers, Mulally said he has confidence
See MULALLY, Page 5A

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