6B ednesday, November 30, 2011 // The Statement
ednesday, November 30, 2011 // The Statement 3B
news in review
Five of the most talked-about stories of the week, ranked in ascending order of actual importance
Stand-up comedian Patrice O'Neal Dr. Conrad Murray, who earlier After eight privacy violation corn- U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) Ginger White, an
died yesterday at age 41 due to this month was convicted of the plaints from the Federal Trade announced Monday that he will nesswoman,saidc
complications from a stroke. involuntary manslaughter of late Commission, Facebook reached retire from Congress in 2012. The she had a 13-year
O'Neal appeared in "The Office," pop star Michael Jackson, was a settlement Tuesday that will 71 year old, whose decision was presidential cand
"Arrested Development" and a sentenced to four years in prison requirethe social networking site prompted by district redrawing, Cain. Cain denied
performance in Comedy Central's yesterday. Jackson died in 2009 to get user consent when making had a 30-year career in the House day in an intervie
"Roast of Charlie Sheen." from a prescription drug overdose. privacy setting changes. of Representatives. Wolf Blitzer.
on Monday that
affair with GOP
the affair that
ew with CNN's
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quotes of the week from the archives
"Those ofyou that will be 21 by November the 12th, The stereotypical Wolverine
I askfor your support and your vote."
RICK PERRY, TEXAS GOVERNOR AND GOP PRESIDENTIAL
CANDIDATE, encouraging students to vote. The voting age is 18.
"I've been doing this with my friends for about 10
years. Black Friday has become more of a tradition
than Thanksgiving." University Michigan
JOE CASILLAS, SHOPPER, who started camping out on Monday for
Black Friday bargains. HANNAH Dow/Daily
E very football season, the University's biggest rivals are those that are often
the rules the brunt of crude jokes relating to students' quality of education or the
amount of money they'll make in the future. But does anyone think about
how those stereotypes we recant at chaotic pregames reflect on us as students?
No. 368: No. 369: No. 370: In an 1980 article in The Michigan Daily (" 'Intellectuals' and 'Partiers' perpetu-
If you didn't Sell your leftover Class registration ate UM-MSU stereotypes," 10/11/80), the social implications of jabs at another's
alma mater was unwrapped through interviews with Spartans.
rush the field on printing pages and has started, An Michigan State University student commented: "It's not that we think we're
Saturday, lie and make money off Employ all tactics better than you ... it's that you think you're better than us." The atmosphere at
Michigan in the '80s, according to another MSU student, was labeled "quite dif-
ferent" as the amount of pressure on University of Michigan students forces them
papers. that long weekend. to don the "little hats and the thin ties, (with) calculators strapped to their belts."
by the numbers
COURTESY OF REUTERS
In billions of dollars, the record amount of Percent increase from last year's Cyber Percent increase of Cyber Monday
online sales on Cyber Monday - the first Monday online sales of $1 billion, accord- sales for department stores
ii Monday after Thanksgiving. ing to web-tracking firm comScore Inc. compared to last year.
Though Michigan residents won a fight to legalize medical
marijuana, getting the plant to the patient is another battle.