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April 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 133) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com h Monday, April 14, 2008-- 3B Wolverines earns second place in West Regional 'M' stages weekend hit parade Score high enough to qualify team for NCAA Championships By NICOLE AUERBACH Daily Sports Writer Chalk up the second-place finish to "West Coast" scoring. Or the 2,300 miles traveled, with a four-hour layover in Seattle. Orthe three-hour time difference. But even with all those obstacles, the Mich...…

April 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 133) • Page Image 14

…4B - Monday, April 14, 2008 0 Big bats allow Top of lineup sets tone, leads attack in weekend sweep By ANTHONY OLIVEIRA Daily Sports Writer Freshman pitcher Jordan Taylor had a 48.1 inning shutout streak entering the weekend. But in the opening inning of her first appearance against Wisconsin on Friday, it snapped, and it seemed that Taylor was going through freshman growing pains. She gave up the lead once, after Michigan held a 2-0 advant...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com T c D - h y V.Monday, April 14, 2008-5B Blue finishes season on 21-game winning streak With 27 wins, Wolverines set program record for victories By RYAN KARTJE Daily Sports Writer With 21 straight victories to end the regular sea- son, the Michigan water polo team was certainly playing its best at the right time. And with three victories at the Terrapin Tourna- ment this weekend in College Park, Md., t...…

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…6B - Monday, April 14, 2008 a The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Blue renews intensity in preparations for NCAAs a Coming off disappointment at Big Tens, Michigan aims to rise to the challenge By COLT ROSENSWEIG Daily Sports Writer If any member of the No. 6 Michigan men's gymnastics team didn't get refocused by the team's fourth-place finish Big Ten Champion- ships, he sure did at practice last Monday. Following mistake-filled intras...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, April 14, 2008-7B3 SPORTS BRIEFS MEW'S GOLF Wolverines come up short in stormy tournament The Michigan men's golf team finished ninth in a 14-team field at this weekend's Robert Kepler Intercollegiate Tournament at Ohio State. All the teams had to battle bad weather on both Saturday and Sunday, causing the course aver- ages to jump eight strokes above the usual par 71. On Sunday, the Wolverines ...…

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…8B - Monday, April 14, 2008 SportsMonday i The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2008 Spring Game Depth Chart 4 FS 1. Junior Stevie Brown 2. Sophomore Artis Chambers WLB 1. Redshirt sophomore Jonas Mouton 2. Senior Brandon Logan SS 1. Senior Charles Stewart 2. Redshirt freshman Michael Williams SLB 1. Senior Austin Panter 2. Redshirt freshman Brandon Herron MLB 1. Redshirt sophomore Obi Ezeh 2. Fifth-year senior John Thompson CB 1. F...…

March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 1

…Men's hoops knocks off Iowa in Big Ten tourney first round Sports, Page 8. A simple guide to starting your own MSA political party opinion, Page 4 NEiD iIan 3at ONE -HU NDRED -EIGHTEEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Ann Arbor, Michigan_ Friday, March 14,2008 michigandaily.com SPRING COMMENCEMENT Contentious graduation move at NYU mirrors U After move from Manhattan to Bronx, NYU officials sought way to make Yankee Stadium feel more like Gree...…

March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2-Friday, March 14, 2008 2 - Friday, March 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 4 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDAY:FRIDAY: Explained Before You Were Here When the library was all analog Before the Internet age, students rushing to find books for a last min- ute research project couldn't just search MIRLYN. A massive card catalog, l...…

March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, March 14, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida voters pitch mail-in election Florida Democrats yesterday proposed a vote-by-mail presiden- tial primary to solve the high-stakes delegate dispute while acknowledg- ing the plan's chances are slim. Democrats in Florida and Michi- gan have been struggling to come up with an alternative to ensure their delegates are seated at the national co...…

March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 4

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4-Friday, March 14, 2008 Edited and managed by students at the University ofMichigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely the views of...…

March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, March 14, 2008 - 5 So elegant. So Oprah. TELEVISION IREV Giving cash to those who give ByJOHN DAAVETTILA DailyArts Writer ABC's new reality show, "Oprah's Big Give," gives contestants the opportunity to become Daddy Oprah's Warbucks, helping people in need by Big GiVe giving them money Sundays at from ABC. Unbe- 9 P.M. Sknownst to the ABC contestants, who- ever does the most good with his or he...…

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March 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 113) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, March 14, 2008 - 7 COMMENCEMENT From Page 1 rational, communal thing you can pointto in our college." Adam Playford, editor in chief of the WashingtonSquare News,NYU's student newspaper, said many stu- dents - including Mets fans - were disappointed by the move to Yan- kee Stadium because they so closely associate Washington Square Park with the university. "Graduating at Washington Square Park...…

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… 8 - Friday, March 14, 2008 4 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 4 WATER POLO Wolverines on a roll heading into crucial early matchup Michigan could extend winning streak against rival Indiana if offensive fireworks continue By RYAN KARTJE Daily Sports Writer At the beginning of the season, Michigan water polo coach Matt Anderson had one goal for the squad: be the best in the East. And on Sunday, in a picture-perfect old- school matchu...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 1

…4bF an at IV C Fit Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, February 14, 2008 michigandaily.com Student lending woes worry'U' Officials Financial aid chief website, more than 100 different Michigan colleges and universi- says market ties are eligible to participate. Last year, about 8,500 MI-LOANs conditions are were given to students, totaling about $68 million, The Associ- cause for concern aced Press reported. The suspension of the program By A...…

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… 2A - Thursday, February 14, 2008 PORN PROBLEMS Connecting the residence halls While the majority of academic buildings on campus have at least some wireless access, plans to pro- vide wireless in the dorms are still in the preliminary phases, leaving some students to question what's taking so long. The only dorm to have wireless access throughout the entire building to date is Mary Markley. Some dorms also have pilot programs that provide ...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS DAMASCUS, Syria Hezbollah militant killed in bombing Imad Mughniyeh, the suspected mastermind of dramatic attacks on the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Marine barracks that killed hundreds of Americans in Lebanon in the 1980s, has died in a car bombing in Syria. The Islamic militant group Hezbollah and its Iranian back- ers yesterday blamed Israel for the killing of Mughniyeh, Hezbollah's security chi...…

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… 4A - Thursday, February 14, 2008 The MihiganDaily- michgandalyc 4 71LC 1Jrhd i~jan43tj Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR N AE( What, isn't two Cabinet posts enough?" - Bill Clinton, trying to convince Gov. Bill Richardson (D-N.M.) to use his superdele...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, February 14, 2008- 5A Average Joes get their chance Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez will hold open tryouts today By COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily Sports Editor Rich Rodriguez compares his first open tryout experi- ence to the movie "Invincible" - the story of Vince Papale, a bartender who tried out for the Philadelphia Eagles and made the team. "The first year I did it, I had about five or 10 guys s...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6A- Thursday, February 14, 2008 the michigan daily 4 4-5 BDRM. Near athletic complex. 2 bath, central air, ldry, prkg, jacuzzi. $2300/mo. 9/1/08. bfish333@aol.com parkin9 PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. for rent 060 Mt GREAT APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR 08-091 A combination of quality and prices you can't Beat! We have Hses. & Apts. all over A2. w/Isomething to fit every need. Studios, 1 bdrms., 2 bdrms...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com STUDY From Page 1A Participants rated the negative qualities in their relationships with spouses and significant others, chil- dren and best friends. One said, "My (spouse/partner, child, friend) gets on my nerves," and the other said "My (spouse/partner, child, friend) SHIRTS From Page 1A the T-shirts. At the beginning of winter semes- ter, the Hall Council sent an e-mail apologizing to all South Quad r...…

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… 4 8A -- Thursday, February 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Heptathlete Shotwell vaults into school record books By MACKENZIE MELVIN Daily Sports Writer Every day, sophomore Frank Shotwell runs full speed at a 12- foot high bar, uses a pole to propel his body over it, and drops onto a cushion below. It sounds terrifying to most people, but Shotwell and the Michigan men's track and field teamrely on his pole-vaulting, one of...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com Thursday, February 14,2008 The Daily Arts guide to the best upcoming events - it's everywhere you should be this weekend and why. AT THE MIC Want to hear what the other half has to say on this chilly Valentine's Day? "The Penis Monologues," a series of intense poetry readings from some of the most talented men on campus, will give you an in-depth look into the mind of the modern man. Doors open at 8:30 p...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 10

… 2B - Thursday, February 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com REDUCTIVE REASONING Picking one and one apart. The Daily Arts guide to Ann Arbor's upcoming events Today 2.14.08 Valentine's Card-Making and Cookie Decorating 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. At the Michigan League Underground Free Japanese Contemporary Dance 12 p.m. At the University Hospital Main Lobby, Floort Free Tomorrow 2.15.08 Brown Bag Lecture: Jo Kanamori 12 p.m. At School of...…

February 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 97) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, February 14, 2008 - 3B Returning to the 'Wild'9 DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE ven if you have read "The Call- of the Wild," I sus- pect you can't tell me much about it.You might recall that it's by Jack London - so it's a love letter to dogs - and that it reminds you of a musty grade-school library. But that's probably as far as it goes. That's because you haven't seen the book since fifth grade, i...…

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… 4B - Thursday, February 14, 2008 VALENTINE From Page 1B Keep your affection to yourself: By PAUL TASSI DailyArts Writer Public displays of affection are always questionable, but there are some basic rules. Today in particular is a good day to heed them: In class: No touching. There, I said it; that's the rule. It is not OK to hold hands, snuggle or - dear Lord - make out while sitting in lecture. All right, maybe the one acceptable form of to...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 1

…> I1 tt Ann Arbor, Michigan UNIVERSITY RESEARCH Coverage doesn't always mean funds Scientific funding based on results, not press exposure, experts say BY ELAINE LAFAY Daily Staff Reporter For all the research that goes on at the University, it's rare that a new scientific discovery hits the front page of national newspapers. Although the attention can boost the prestige of an institution, University officials say it takes much more than that ...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 2

…0 2A - Monday, January 14, 2008 MONDAY: in Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDA Explained Y: FRIDAY: Before You Were Here LEARNING TO ROLL Want a donation? Fire your coach. According to e-mails exchanged between University of Washington alumnus Edward Hansen and Uni- versity of Washington president Mark Emmert, Hansen pledged to give the university's law school $200,000 if Emmert fired Athletic Di...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, January 14, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba U.S. military chief favors closing of Guantanamo Bay The chief of the U.S. military said yesterday he favors closing the prison here as soon as possible because he believes negative pub- licity worldwide about treatment of terrorist suspects has been "pretty damaging" to the image of the Unit- ed States. "I'd like to see it shut down," Adm. ...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 4

…4A -Monday, January 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C 4e Mic4t*pan4:3at'&lU Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR KARL STAMPFL EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations ...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, January 14, 2008 - SA ARTS IN BRIEF service announcement. Kids, don't Name of the King do "Dungeon Siege." BLAKE GOBLE is a lazy and stupid fantasy rehash NBC remake The ghosts of horror films past LEFT:"Y 'Orphanage' finds Bayona crafted something the horror genre doesn't see often: a the fear that's been great film. A Spanish orphanage is lost in horror films reopeninginmodernSpain,and of lat...…

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…6A- Monday, January 14, 2008 the michigan daily The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com WILSON WHITE MANAGEMENT on Oakland! - Two great properties each less than a block from campus; 911 and 915 Oakland offer the best in proximity with parking, updates, size, and features. Call today to get in to see your new apartment for May! Wilson White Management 734.995.9200 or www.wilsonwhitemanagement.com parking 025 PARKING AVAILABLE 408 Hill St. Cal...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, January 14, 2008 - 7A HIGHER ED From Page 1A the necessary training to enter new job fields. He said the lack of exper- tise - and the resulting unemploy- ment - in the United States is a consequence of a failed education system that only guarantees educa- tion through 12th grade. Huckabeesaid ahighschooldiplo- ma is no longer enough to ensure long-lasting job security for work- ingAmericans. He...…

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…8A - Monday, January 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Campus groups begin prayer marathon How the Republican candidates would fix Michigan's economy 4 PRAYER From Page 1A_ ond annual program aims to fulfill the ambitious goal of having at least one student praying in a small room in the chapel 24 hours a day, seven days a week for 40 days. Though event organizers strug- gled last year to find students will- ing to pray in t...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 9

…BELL:% RODRIGUE,.-,.Z SHINES BEHIND ME In his first weeks on the job, Michigan's new football coach has Page 2B The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com ( January 14,2008 NARTHWESTERN 68 A SMALL STEP In big win, big rivalry revived By ALEX PROSPERI Daily Sports Writer It had been more than six years since the Michigan women's bas- ketball team beat Michigan State on the hardwood. But with the MICHIGAN ST. 55 Wolver- MICHIGAN 64 ines no longe...…

January 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 75) • Page Image 10

…DAILY SPRTRE DA N DAILY SPORTS BREAKS DOWN THE WEEKEND THAT WAS . --J 4 4 2B - January 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SAID AND HEARD "Before the game, I felt pretty nauseous. Then I got hit and I felt great. It might have had something to do with that goal I scored." - Michigan senior Chad Kolarik on taking a huge hit and scoring a goal within the first 30 seconds of Saturday's game. ATHLETE OF THE WEEK ADAM HARRIS The...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com January 14, 2008 - 3B CRASHING THE BOARDS NOTABLE QUOTABLE "He's 6-1, but we're probably ly- ing. 6-2. He'll say he's 6-3." - Michigan coach John Beilein on Pete Burak, a sophomore student manager from Ann Arbor, who dressed for Saturday's game against Northwestern because of the Wolverines' lack of personnel at the small forward spot. PLAYER OF THE GAME Ekpe Udoh CENTER The Edmond, Okla., native earn...…

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…4B -- January 14, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 'M' takes third in Chicago Sophomore Sarah Curtis won the all-around title in Michigan's first meet Friday at Crisler Arena. Curtis an Bruck shine in tn-meet Duo leads the way in impressive outing for tumblers By NICOLE AUERBACH Daily Sports Writer Even in a team-oriented sport like women's gymnastics, indi- vidual performances can steal the show. Sophomore Sarah Curtis and fi...…

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