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FREEZE FRAME

Yale assistant professor overdoses

Medical examiners revealed
Monday that 34-year-old Samuel
See, an assistant professor of Eng-
lish and American Studies at Yale
University, died of a heart attack
induced by an accidental over-
dose of acute methamphetamine
and amphetamine, Yale Daily
News reported.
See was found dead in jail last
November after a domestic dis-
pute with his husband, Sunder
Ganglani. The two men reported-
ly had protective orders against
one another, and both were
sent to jail when police discov-
ered Ganglani at See's home on
November 23rd. The New Haven
Police Department stated that
See resisted arrest, fell and was
cut above his left eye.

See received treatment for the
injury at Yale-New Haven Hospi-
tal and was detained immediately
after. He was found unresponsive
in his cell at 6 a.m. the next day.
Students and faculty members
interviewed were unaware of
See's drug use, though two sourc-
es knew of his ill health. Katie
Trumpener, an English professor,
said See once told her he was HIV
positive. Lindsey Uniat, a student
and advisee of See's, said See had
referenced having health issues
before, though he described them
as non-life-threatening.
Man discovered living in
Duke University's Bryan Center
Duke University police arrest-

ed a man Monday after a faculty
member found him living in the
Bryan Center, a central student
affairs building on campus, The
Chronicle reported.
The man was found sleeping
in the Religious Life office locat-
ed in the building's basement.
Chief of Police John Dailey
said the college-aged male was
arrested for breaking and enter-
ing and theft. He reportedly stole
several items, including an iPad
and a laptop. Duke faculty also
suspects the man is linked to the
theft of numerous previously sto-
len items.
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Icicles collect on a house after a storm covered Ann
Arbor in ice and snow Sunday.

CRIME NOTES

CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES

Plowin' down No card, no car Bullet catch MWireless

WHERE: 1137 Block of Ann
Street
WHEN: Tuesday at around
6:50 a.m.
WHAT: A snow plow struck
a Blue Bus on the roadway,
University Police reported.
The crash resulted in dam-
age to the side mirror and
had no major injuries to
passengers.

WHERE: Washtenaw Road
WHEN: Sunday at about
9:40 p.m.
WHAT: A driver was
arrested during a traffic
stop for having a suspended
driver's license, University
Police reported. The subject
was processed and released,
with warrant authorization
pending.

WHAT: Writer and per-
former Rob Drummond will
perform a theatrical magic
show where he explores the
infamous stunt the Bullet
Catch
WHO: Rob Drummond,
Arches Prouction
WHEN: Today at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Walgreen Drama
Center, Arthur Miller The-
atre

Lock up the Crash and dash C
drugs WHERE: East Medical C
Center parking lot demonstration

sorkshop
WHAT: Sessions will help
University students get
connected better to the
campus-wide WiFi network.
WHO: Michigan Adminis-
trative Information Services
WHEN: Today from 6:00
p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Shapiro Harold &
Vivian Library
Final strums
WHAT: This will be the
Final round in the SMTD
Concerto Competition.
WHO: School of Music,
Theatre & Dance
WHEN: 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Hill Auditorium
CORRECTIONS
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gandaily.com.

As he was playing hide-
and-seek, a mangot stuck
in a washing machine
last monday, the Huffington
Post reported. Paramedics
had to lube the man, naked at
the scene, with olive oil to get
him out. This was the second
time this week he got stuck.
As a rising number of
student startups shift
the entrepreneurial
scene in Ann Arbor, onlook-
ers are nicknaming our area
the new 'Silicon' Mitten.
>> FOR MORE, SEE THE STATEMENT
Anana, Chicago's Lin-
coln Park Zoo polar
bear, was kept inside
last Monday as tempratures
were too cold, reported the
AP. Though the record-low
Chicago temps are compara-
ble to what polar bears expe-
rience in the wild

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WHERE: Von Voigtlander
Women's Hospital
WHEN: Monday at about
2:30 p.m.
WHAT: Initial reports
were filled for a possible
larceny of medications
between Dec.17 and 25.
There is a possible suspect,
Iniversitv Polie renartel

WHEN: Saturday at about
12:00 p.m.
WHAT: A vehicle was
struck while parked in
the structure between 2
and 11:30 p.m., University
Police reported. There was
damage to the fender and
bumper. No suspects were
reorted.

WHAT: A workshop on
how to clean and prepare
native seeds for propagation
will take place today.
Participants will make their
seed packets ready to plant.
WHO: Matthaei Botanical
Gardens & Nichols Arbo-
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Israeli militants captured -

and held by Palestinians
Settlers captive for away by soldiers. a Palestinian boy in the he:
Human rights groups have clash ensued, farmers calle
two hours before reported an increase in attacks reinforcements and about
by militant settlers on Pales- youths arrived from the vil
tinians and their property in Odeh said.
the West Bank in recent years. The settlers ran away an
KARYOUT, West Bank (AP) However, Tuesday's incident villagers gave chase, said C
- Palestinians on Tuesday appeared to mark the first time and another witness, vi
chased and grabbed more than settlers were captured and held resident Abdel Hakim Wad
a dozen Israeli settlers who wit- by Palestinians. They said several of
nesses said had attacked Pales- The Israeli military said it settlers sought cover in
tinian farmers near a West Bank had received word of a stone- building under construc
village. throwingclash between settlers located on the edge of the
The settlers were held for and Palestinian farmers and lage of Karyout, about four1
about two hours at a house that it later evacuated 11 settlers meters (2.5 miles) from Qus
under construction before being with light and moderate injuries Villagers grabbed them .
handed over to the Israeli mill- from the building. ever and turned the buil
tary. During the standoff, the The incident began at about into a holding area where
settlers huddled near a wall 10:30 a.m. near the West Bank also put other settlers
of the house, several bleeding village of Qusra, southeast of chased down in the area, C
from the head, and one was the city of Nablus, said Ziad said.
lying on the ground. Odeh, the Muslim prayer leader Some of the settlers were
By the time Israeli soldiers in Qusra and a member of the up, and most had signs of 1
arrived, the crowd surrounding village council. ing injuries, according to a:
the settlers had grown to about He said about 25 to 30 settlers, photographer at the scene.
200 people, an AP photographer many of them masked, attacked Odeh said the beal
said. People kicked and spit at Qusra farmers in an olive grove stopped after the settlers'
the settlers as they were led with sticks and stones, injuring seized.

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Ann Arbor is covered in ice and snow following a storm that hit campus Sunday afternoon, making it difficult for many
students to return for Wednesday classes.
Record-breaking frigid

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"When they were caught,
they were beaten, but after
we brought them to the build-
ing, we did not let anyone beat
them," said Odeh, adding that
the captives were given water
and bandages for their wounds.
Odeh said the settlers
involved in the attack on the
Qusra farmers were in their late
teens and 20s.
The military said the chain of
events apparently began after
Israeli authorities removed an
illegally built structure in Esh
Kodesh, a rogue settlement in
the area.
In recent years, militant set-
tlers have often responded to
any attempts by the Israeli mili-
tary to remove parts of dozens
of rogue settlements, or out-
posts, by attacking Palestinians
and their property.
The tactic, begun in 2008, is
known as "price tag."
Villages in the area have
repeatedly come under attack
by militant settlers, said Odeh,
adding that assailants also set
fire to four area mosques in the
last three years.

weather
Extreme winter
conditions bring
dire consequences
ATLANTA (AP) - Fountains
froze over, a 200-foot Ferris
wheel in Atlanta shut down, and
Southerners had to dig out win-
ter coats, hats and gloves they
almost never have to use.
The brutal polar air that has
made the Midwest shiver over
the past few days spread to the
East and the Deep South on
Tuesday, shattering records
that in some cases had stood for
more than a century.
The mercury plunged into
the single digits and teens
from Boston and New York to
Atlanta, Birmingham, Nashville.
and Little Rock - places where
many people don't know the
first thing about extreme cold.
"I didn't think the South got
this cold," said Marty Williams,
a homeless man, originally from
Chicago, who took shelter at a
church in Atlanta, where it hit
a record low of 6 degrees. "That
was the main reason for me
to come down from up North,
from the cold, to get away from

spans the nation
all that stuff." fingers freeze off after t
The morning weather map minutes, your cheeks feel
for the eastern half of the U.S. you're going to get wind
looked like an algebra work- and you work as quick a:
sheet: lots of small, negative can."
numbers. In fact, the Midwest Farther south, Birming
and the East were colder than Ala., dipped to a low of 7,
much of Antarctica. degrees colder than the
In a phenomenon that fore- mark, set in 1970. Hunts
casters said is actually not allthat Ala., dropped to 5, Nash
unusual, all 50 states saw freez- Tenn., got down to 2, andI
ing temperatures at some point Rock, Ark., fell to 9. Char
Tuesday. That included Hawaii, N.C., reached 6 degrees, b
where it was 18 degrees atop ing the 12-degree record
Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano. had stood since 1884.
The big chill started in the The deep freeze dragg
Midwest over the weekend, in the Midwest as well, wit
caused by a kink in the "polar thermometer reaching mit
vortex," the strong winds that overnight in the Chicago
circulate around the North and 14 below in suburba
Pole. By Tuesday, the icy air Louis. More than 500 An
covered about half the country, passengers were stranded
and records were shattered like night on three Chicago-b
icicles up and down the Eastern trains that were stoppe
Seaboard. blowing and drifting sno
It was 1 degree in Read- Illinois. Food ran low, bu
ing, Pa., and 2 in Trenton, N.J. heat stayed on.
New York City plummeted to 4 The worst should be
degrees; the old record for the in the next day or two,
date was6, set in 1896. the polar vortex is expect
"It's brutal out here," said straighten itself out. Wa
Spunkiy Jon, who took a break weather - that is, near or
from her sanitation job in New freezing - is in the foreca
York to smoke a cigarette in the much of the stricken partt
cab of a garbage truck. "Your country.

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