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Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, September 15, 2014 michgandaly com
ATHLETICS
Despite drop
in sales, new
ticket policy
commended
Ticketing system The changed policy features an '-
"attendance-driven reserved seat-
that rewards loyal ing plan." In this plan, students are PalSchrem
assigned seats based on the number RYAN REISS/Daily
fans receives positive of points they have earned through Tyler Paxton discusses his experince with his startup at the Entrepalooza Symposium festival in the Michigan League Friday.
game attendance during the previous
reviews from students season.
For the 2014 season, teats were
By MAYA KALMAN determined through a combination of
Daily StaffReporter class year and attendance intan effort
to be fair to upperclassmen. For the
With two home games completed 2015 season, however, seats will be
in the 2014 football season, student determined solely based on atten-
opinion regarding this season's new dance points from 2014.te
ticketing policy is positive, with This restructuring comes at a
many hoping that it remains the same time when the Athletic Department
in the coming years. is struggling to attract a historically Panels discuss "How many of you want to unique panel sessions. To cap half-day symposium, which
The University's new student foot- dedicated student fan base to this startbusinesses?" the day's events, "Lunch and was hosted in the Michigan
ball seating policy, which changed season's games. Early estimates from creativity in the Dozens of hands shot up. Learn" gathered University League.
the way in which seats are assigned, the department predicted 8,000 But the listeners' hands didn't students and area CEOs, com- Nkem Nwankwo, co-pres-
was developed in an effort to enhance fewer student packages being sold in workplace budge for the next question: pany founders and leaders of ident of the Entrepreneur &
the environment in Michigan Sta- 2014 compared to 2013 - a 40-per- "How many of you know how entrepreneurship activity at Venture Club, which helped
dium by encouraging attendance and cent drop in student purchases. By RACHEL PREMACK to start it?" the University. organize Entrepalooza, said
early arrival to games in response to Michigan Stadium's streak of Daily NewsEditor How to start a business and Venture capitalists, lawyers, the symposium offered a space
low attendance at kickoff. The new 252 straight games with more than earn that coveted title of "inno- startup founders, members of for business students like him-
plan also intends to improve the stu- 100,000 fans in attendance was An MBA student in a bright vator" was the central topic the University's entrepreneur- self to see how they can enter
dent experience by making it easier put in jeopardy Saturday, with an yellow button-down smiled as of the Entrepalooza Sympo- ial community and those from the startup world without an
for students to sit with their friends announced crowd of102,824that was he asked an audience of busi- sium Friday, which included the Michigan business com- engineering background. He
at games. See TICKETS, Page 2A ness and engineering students, a keynote address and three munity spoke and attended the See INNOVATION, Page 2A
ACADEMICS D IAG JAMS ANN ARBOR
Pharmacy A City Council to
discuss increase in
de an talks ,
da taxicab metering
rese archApproval slated Reo"tio:"Councito
r award a construton
to raise flag drop contract to E.T. MacKenzie
prc yCompany
financingpriceby$7 The Council will discuss if
q a By JACK TURMAN it wants to grant a $355,900
Daily Staff Reporter construction contract to E.T.
New leader recounts MacKenzie Company for the
diffiltiesndrAt their meeting Monday, Liberty Street, Harvard Place
the Ann Arbor City Coun- and Arlington Boulevard
testing and overcoming RJSYWALLAD/ally cil will discuss resolutions Sanitary Sewer Extensions
LSA sophomore Jacob Sigman preforms with San Cristobal at Stamp Nations Welcome to Michigan concert at the regarding taxicab meter rates, Project.
corporate hurdles Diag Saturday. Read more about the event at michigandaily.com. construction contracts and a If the contract is awarded,
zoning ordinance. E.T. MacKenzie Company

By JOEL GOLDSTEIN will install sanitary sewers
Daily Staff Reporter LECTURE SERIES Resolution: Council votes at Arlington Boulevard and
to deregulate taxicab rates Harvard Place beginning
Pharmacy Dean James Dalton . in late September, with the
spoke at the Rackham Amphitheatre M =IiAc~J11 Jprie ceThe Ann Arbor Taxicab estimated completion date in
Friday, addressing the College of Board met Aug. 28 to con- mid-November. Installation
Pharmacy Graduate Student Organi- " " sider a resolution that would of a sanitary sewer for Lib-
zation on the process of taking a new w th t i b a l ' P i Pri I( I o Xderegulate taxicab rates by erty Street will commence
drug from a research lab to a patient. establishing a high, maximum in the spring of 2015 and be
The College of Pharmacy Gradu- meter rate. The Board voted completed by late May or
ate Student Organization was cre- Speaker gives career ogy as part of the school's alumni and discussed students' individ- unanimously for the Council early June.
ated this year to increase dialogue speaker series. ual career ambitions. to discuss a $7 increase of the The project will be funded
between departments of the college, advice to graduate Sponsored by the school's Shelagh Saenz, director of flag drop, which is currently by the Sewage Disposal Sys-
During his presentation, Dalton, Career Development Office, career services at the Public at $3, and a $2.50-per-mile tem Fund's capital budget.
who became dean of the college on students the talk also gave students with Health School, said the alumni increase.
Sept. 1, spoke of the hurdles he faced career advice, and used an inter- speaker series seeks to expose The goal of this resolution Resolution: Council to
trying to take his drug from labs at ByANASTASSIOS active format to engage students. current students to different is to allow each taxicab com- rezone South Main Street
the University of Tennessee and Ohio ADAMOPOULOS Joseph, who graduated in 2011 sectors of the public health field pany more freedom in estab-
State University to the American DailyStaffReporter with a master's degree from by providing stories of different lishing and advertising its The Council will vote on
patent offices and the FDA. He the School of Public Health, career paths and unique experi- own rates. If this resolution an ordinance to rezone the
describedhisexperienceswithgetting University alum Aley Joseph answered questions regarding ences. passes, the deregulation will Downtown Core Base District
funding for research as well as the spoke to Public Health stu- the study of epidemiology in Joseph,whoworksattheCali- go into effect on Oct. 6. - currently a high-density
See PHARMACY, Page 2A dents Friday about epidemiol- Native American reservations See EPIDEMIOLOGY, Page 2A See METERING, Page 2A

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