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2A - Monday, September 20, 2010
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The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom

TUESDAY:
Michigan Myths

WEDNESDAY:
Professor Profiles

THURSDAY: FRIDAY:
Campus Clubs Photos of the Week

BALANCING ACT

MSU represented in Pok~mon competition

Michigan Stare University
senior Tracy Key ranked 36th
in an international Pokdnaon
competition held in Hawaii,
according to a Sept. 15 article
in The State News.
Key, who has been an avid
fan of the card game since its
release in 1998, is the number
one female player in North
America. Tournaments rake
place during the weekends,
and Key said in the article that
she spends miany hours prac-
ticing to prepare.
"You can kind of think of it
almost like a sport or almost
like another class," Key said
in the article. "You have to put
a lot of time in it, you have to
practice a lot."
Despite her family's initial
uncertainty about haer choice
of activity, Key's persistence
resulted in success and haer
CRIME NOTES
Coat rack chaos
in East Quad
WHERE: East Quad Resi-
dence Hall
WHEN: Saturday at about
2:30 a.m.
WHAT: A male not affiliated
with the University damaged
a coat rack near Kast Quad's
entrance, University Police
reported. The man also threw
a coat hanger at several snaall
windows.

family has since embraced her
interest.
"'Pheyre pretty proud of
me," she said in the article.
UPENN GRADUATE
USES HUMAN FECKS TO
IMPROVE FARMING
After a trip tto Mumbai,
Bret Bietnar, a University oif
Peninsylvania Schooli of Design
graduate, designed a toilet that
can breask down fees and be
used by fanailies toi)mnprove
sol conditions for farnming,
accoring tio a Sept. 15 article
in The lDaily Pennsylvanian.
Bletnar's pr oject, called
"Shitscape: Munabais Land-
seape In-Betsveen," receintly
won the 2010) American Soci-
ety of Landscape Architec-
tiure Award if Excellence in
the analysis and planntiag

categtoiy. The goal if the
project is tos improive sainita-
tin in cosmmunities that lack
hygienic resources.
In the aritiele, Univer sity if
Pennosylvani Pint.Anuradha
Meather prasiseel Betnrfor
eusing lands:c'pe achiteetuire
to inmpirise lives aoddfr taking
a different perspective on a
field that is often stereoty ped
as the business of "beautifying
thinsgs."
HARRISBURGU
BANS SOCIAL MEDIA
Harrisburg University of
Scieince and Tecbnology iii
P'ennsylsvania has blocked
social networking websites
for an entire week, accord-
ing to a Sept. th article in 'Thle
Huffington Pint.
'The school banned access

to social networking sites like
Pacebook, Twitter, MySpace
and instant messaging sec-
vices. The initiative aims to
address the increasing popui-
larity of websites like Pace-
brink and the amount of time
students and faculty spend on
the sites.
Harrisburg Provost Kric
Darr said in the article that
the week-long experiment is
nut permanent since the uni-
versity itself uses social media
for student recruitment, busi-
ness networking and academ-
ic planning.
Darr added that college
officials find social networks
beneficial for their jobs.
"Next week, I will be as
thankful as the next person
we're back on social media,"
D~arr said in the article.
- SARAHALSADEN

tiTORHNSHARMAN/Diaily
Caner Durkin, Ann Arbor resident, walks
across a tightrope in the Diue on yesterday.

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CAMPUS EVTENTS & NOTES

Bag of clothing
swiped in League
WHERE: Michigan League
WHEN: Saturday at abonut 3:15
pi.
WHAT: A bag iof clothing
worths $75 wsas stolen after
being left unattended in a hall-
way fronne hour, Univ~ersity
Police reported. There are no
suspects.

Trek bicycle Burnt food sets
takn a Tapan off smoke alarm

Measuring
the impact of
technology
WHAT: A lectuire by Rich-
aid Sclone, fioiiider of
the Lioka Institute, about
developiing priigrams
that measuire the impact
of miidern techniology.
WHO: Science, Technology,
and Puiblic Piolicy Proigranm
WHEN: Today fronm 4 pi.
to 5:30 Isnm.
WHERE: Room 1110, Weill
Hall
Bob Schneider
at the Ark
WHAT':A perfornmance
by singer aind soingwsriter
Boib Schnseider will incile
stings froimi lis latest album
"Leively Creatures,"
WHO: Michigan
Union Ticket Otffice
WHEN: 'Tonight at 8 pi.
WHERE: The Ark

Circle K mass
meeting
WHAT: An meeting to learn
about how to participate in
community service projects.
WHO: University Unions
Arts & Programs
WHEN: Tonight from
7 p.m. 00 8 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Union
Survival bingo
WHAT: The classic game
played at a rapid pace
includes prizes to help stu-
dents "survive" the semester.
WHO: University Unions
Arts & Programs
WHEN: Toinight from 8 p.m.
to9 p.na.
WHERE: Pierpont
Commons
CORRECTIONS
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error in the Daily to
corrections@michi-
gandailycom.

1Astronauts may sooin be
able to grown their own
food in space using a device
developed by Orbitec, accord-
ing to Yahoo! News. A compact
vegetable-growing unit, cur-
rently in its trial stages, uses
LED lighting and matting to
efficiently transport water and
nutrients to a plant's roots.
23,503 people came out
Friday night to watch the
dedication of the new U-M
Soccer Stadium, as the men's
soccer team played to a double-
OT draw against Notre Dame.
>> FOR MORE,.SPORTSMONDAY, PAGE 2B
3The country's first caf-
feine bakery, which
opened last year in Ames,
Iowa, is now producing caffein-
ated cupcakes for its custom-
ers. Each cupcake contains 200
milligrams of pharmaceutical-
grade caffeine, the equivalent of
two cups of coffee.

WHERE: Tappan Hall
WHEN: Saturday at about 2:15
p.m.
WHAT: A silver Trek bicycle
belonging to a male student
was stolen from a bike rack,
University Police reported.

WHERE: Northwooid Apart-
oments
WHEN: Saturday at about
6:25 pin.
WHAT: A smoke detector was
set off because food was eft
burning on a stove, University
Police repiorted.

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