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2B Wednesday, November 16, 2011 // The Stateent

Wedesay Nvebe 2117B

statement
Magazine Editor:
Carolyn Klarecki
Editor in Chief:
Stephanie Steinberg
Managing Editor-
Nick Spar
Deputy Editors:
Stephen Ostrowski
Devon Thorsby
Elyana Twiggs
Designers:
Maya Friedman
Hermes Risien
Photos:
Jed Moch
Copy Editors:
Hannah Poindexter
Cover by Marissa McClain
The Statement is The Michigan
Daily's news magazine, distributed
every Wednesday during the
academic year.
To contact The Statement e-mail
klarecki@michigandaily.com.

THEJUNKDRAWER
random student interview by kaitlin williams

Welcome to the random
student interview,
where the official lan-
guage is English.
So Molly, what are you study-
ing?
I'm undecided right now. I've got
to figure that out.
No kidding. You're a freshman.
Get on that. So what are you
taking right now?
I'm taking Great Books. I'm taking
Spanish 277, a psychology in lin-
guistics class and a science semi-
nar on oceans.
OK. So you're obviously slack-
ing.
(Laughs)
tHablas Espafiol?
Si, un poco.
Yo tambien. Fantastico. And
we're done with that. This is
America. I would continue, but
I don't think that whatever
readership I have would appre-
ciate having to go to Google
translate.
Yeah.
Do you learn dolphin as a part of
your ocean class?
That would be incredible, but
sadly I'm not.
They might add it to the curric-
ulum you know. They get those
weird mini-courses going. I

wouldn't doubt it if Intro to
Dolphin popped up.
Yeah.
So have you already backpacked
all of your classes for next
semester?
I'm actually going to talk to my
adviser in a couple minutes. I
haven't backpacked yet.
Oh OK. You're still young and
think they can actually help
you. How proactive. Have you
gone to advising before?
Umm, during orientation.
Were they really any help?
Yeah, actually. Considering the
amount of classes there are at the
University, in order to help, having
someone who can point you in the
right direction in terms of what
classes to take is very helpful.
Yeah. Is undergraduate advis-
ing paying you to say this?
No. I mean, even if I routed
through the course guide there's
no way I could know completely
what classes are going to be appro-
priate for me.
Yeah. So, you must be Honors
since you're in Great Books. How
great are those great books?
Umm, they're very difficult. I
mean, who am I to say what books
are the best or contribute the most
to society or anything like that?

You're an Honors student! I
did Honors in my day. Ivaguely
remember reading an awful lot
of Greek stuff.
Yeah for sure.
So, you're undecided. What
would be the thing you're most
interested in going into? You
know, if money and job security
weren't a persistent and fright-
ening worry.
Yeah, unfortunately that wor-
ries everyone. But currently, I'm
actually thinking about going into
speech pathology.
OK, cool.
Although I'm not so sure. There's
still so much I have to learn about
how to get into careers and dif-
ferent things. Right now what I'm
trying to do is try to think about
what kind of career I want to have
and what kind of degree might get
me there. And at the same time, it
has to be a degree that I'd be inter-
ested in studying, in a subject that
I would want to know.
OK wow. Still so young. Call me
when you give up and decide to
become an English major like
me. I would say you're focusing
right in on something wonder-
ful there. I was pre-med once
and full of optimism. Those
were the days...

(Silence)
So, why the Spanish language
class? You obviously tested out
of the requirement.
Yeah I tested out of the require-
ment. It's just a personal thing. I'm
a very talkative, outgoing person,
and I'd like to be able to talk with
more people, and if I can talk in
Spanish as well as English it great-
ly expands my ability to do that.
Yeah I can tell. You stopped
for the interview. Most people
breeze on by. Or they give me
one-word answers, which allows
me to ramble on asa representa-
tive of The Michigan Daily.
My brother actually wrote for the
Daily a couple of years ago.
Oh, what section did he write
for?
Sports.
News is better.
He wrote about football his senior
year.
Oh in that case, everyone wants
to write about football.
Yeah he had a great thing going.
So, I'll let you get to your advis-
ing appointment. Wouldn't
want to hold you back, such
a gung-ho freshman. Adios
amigo.
-Molly is an LSA freshman

CROSSWORD
by Nate Gallant
Across:
1. Apple tablet
5. Punk music label
8. "Mama Mia" group
12. NBA'er Ginobili
13. Arabic "friend"
15. A Marx
16. Norwegian
municipality
17. Japanese three liner?
18. Length x Width?
19. Disney classic
22. Kit----
23. Wayne or Romeo add on
24. Like Amer's
26. The absent poker play-
er's declaration
29. Companions of part of
19-, 54-, 9 down and 27 down
31. Common PSA subject
32. Health care giant
34. Recent Supreme Court
addition
36. Like Holiday and Red
Roof?
38. Calling the_- (in
charge)
40. Stern Auditorium blg.
41. Start of Tommy Tutone
refrain

43. "Darn it!"
45. Yes vote
46. Rides the world wide
web?
48. Did over again
50. Greek pop duo
51. A place to be stuck in
52. Zero, as a score
54. Sticky fixer
61. The Allegory of the....
63. Hawaiian Flower
64. Swedish furniture giant
65. Reverent agreement
66. Monster of Jewish folk-
lore
67. When doubled, Jim
Carey film
68. 50+ gp
69. Chinese militant org.
70. "-_Marching," DMB
song
Down:
1. "How ___Your Mother"
2. Prefix for diagnostics
3. Noted Hathaway
4. Wars, to Nero
5. UM multicultural gp.
6. Albanian intel org.
7. ___torch
8. Alter ego, on a wanted
poster
9. Like a wild dog?
10. La.___.

11. French air force div.
13. Watson cohort, for short
14. Congolese political
movement
20. World wide patent
defense org
21. __Squad
25. "The water," in Mar-
seilles
26. Sign company
27. Author Barbara
28. Rhetorical artistic proof
29. Doha locale
30. First Tibetan monas-
tery
31. objects of chance
33. __ Cal, west coast abbr.
35. Org for a BEng
37. Forcefully ignore
39. Upper body structure
42. Public transport in UK
44. Pretentious look
47. BriefenemyofBobaFett
49. Famous Hun
52. Undergrad sports org
53. "__- Rock," Simon and
Garfunkel hit
55. The food of swine
56. "Shoot to...."
57. Nuclear reg. group
58. Related (to)
59. Bog product
60. Hearing receptacles
62. Croc haven in Flori-
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