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Ann Arbor, Mich. michigandaily.com Monday, July 23, 2007 Summer Weekly

SHARRY POTTER ENCHANTS ANN ARBOR
OPINION
From the Daily:
Adidas shrugged
After ditching Nike for Adidas,
the University's new apparel con-
tract has been hailed as a miracle
for the Athletic Department and
ethical labor practices alike. But A
for all the hype, the University's
contract might not be so fail safe
after all.
See page 4.
ARTS
The book we've all
EMM
been waiting for Six-year-old Thiendella Brumblay was first to receive "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" at
after he was crowned King of the Hallows Ball at the book's release party on July 20. See page 9 fo
With "Harry Potter and the
Deathly Hallows," we finally dis-
cover the secrets of horcruxes,
whether Ron and Hermoine will
actually hook-up, if Snape is a
friend or a foe and whether Harry
will die. Plus, where does this
series stand in the larger scheme Regents vote to University will make costs for that altho
of children's literature, fantasy undergraduates paying in-state state appr
and literature in general? increase tuition by 7.4 tuition the third highest among yet to be
See page 9. public universities in the Big Ten, decisions
percent for undergrads exceeded only byPenn State Univer- based on
SPORTS sity and the University of Illinois. the best in
By EMILY ANGELL and The percentage increase trans- "If th
Californication ARIKIAMILLIKAN lates into an extra $724 per year wrong, if
Daily News Editors in tuition for undergraduates who I think i
Amanda Augustus resigned are in-state residents. Tuition for the regen
as Michigan wom- Following May 20 state legisla- out-of-state undergraduates will Regent M
en's tennis coach to tion that reduced appropriations increase by $2,170.
take the top spot to Michigan's public universities, The regents' decision to boost
at California. She the University Board of Regents tuition came as they approved a
coached the Wol- voted unanimously July 19 in general fund budget of $1.35 bil- BY THE
verines for just favor of a 7.4 percent increase in lion for the 2008 fiscal year on the
one season. tuition costs for all undergraduate Ann Arbor campus. General fund
See page 11. students for the 2008 fiscal year revenue is primarily produced by
beginning Oct 1. state appropriation, tuition and
i The resolution also approved indirect cost recovery.
a 5 percent increase in tuition for The Universitywill also increase
Vol. cxvi, No. 49 all graduate programs, except the financial aid overall by 8.95 per- The inc
K2007 The Michigan Daily Taubman College of Architecture cent, bringing the total financial
michigandoily.com and Urban Planning, the Ross aid allotment to $99 million. An
NEWS.............................................2 School of Business, the School of 11.5 percent financial aid increase
OPINION ........................................4 Dentistry, the Law School and the will be designated specifically for
CLASSIFIED ...................................6 School of Public Health, which undergraduates.
SUDOKU........................................8 will experience an increase of In a press conference shortly
ARTS .........................................:....9 more than 5 percent. before the regents meeting, Uni- The incre
SPORTS .........................................11 The 7.4 percent increase at the versityProvostTeresaSullivansaid

the downtown Border's
or a review of the book.
LI.SE
ugh the exact amount of
'opriations this year has
determined, the regents'
on the budget would be
estimates compiled from
formation available.
ese assumptions are
they go the other way,
t's really incumbent of
ts to revisit this issue,"
artin Taylor said during
See TUITION, Page 8
NUMBERS
;724
cease in tuition for in-state
students next year.
2,170
ase in tuition for out-of-state
students next year

STADIUM PLANS
Opposition
silenced
at regents
meeting
Supporters of plans
were given early access
to speaking slots
By ARIKIA MILLIKAN
Daily News Editor
At the University Board of
Regents meeting on June 21, five
speakers from the general public
were each allotted five minutes to
comment on the final phase of the
$226 million Michigan Stadium
renovation project, which was
approved minutes later,
Despite heavy opposition to the
stadium renovation plans - which
are currently the subject of a law-
suit filed against the University by
the Paralyzed Veterans of America
- all five remaining speaking slots
for the stadium topic were filled by
supporters of the project.
But the public display of support
for such a controversial topic was
no coincidence.
In a phone interview two weeks
ago, Bruce Madej, a spokesman for
the athletic department, admitted
that he called University alum Jeff
Cohen days before the meeting's
agendabecame available tothe pub-
lic on June 18. Madej said he asked
Cohen to sign up for the speakers
list, knowing he would comment in
favor of the renovations to Michi-
gan Stadium. Madej said he did not
contact anyone else to obtain a spot
on the speakers list.
But other employees from the
athletic department did.
Ross School of Business Prof.
James Reece, who was also able to
secure a position on the speakers
list, said that he knew the stadium
See SPEAKERS, Page 3

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