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February 15, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 72) • Page Image 1

…On Thursday afternoon, the Ross School of Business hosted the first session of the ninth annual Michigan India Conference in the Robertson Auditorium. The theme of this year’s conference, which was first held in 2011, was “Moving Beyond Emerging,” and was focused at analyzing and comparing emerging markets — countries that have some elements of a fully developed market, but are not quite at that status. The first day’s keynote spe...…

February 15, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 72) • Page Image 2

…The Zell Visiting Writer Series welcomed esteemed poet Major Jackson to the University of Michigan Museum of Art for a poetry reading on Thursday evening. The series invited distinguished writers each semester to present their work. Zell Fellow Callie Collins, program assistant for the Visiting Writer Series, discussed the program’s goal of giving the University community a unique opportunity to hear from respected...…

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…“In addition to all the administrative bloat and administrative growth that’s been driving up the cost of tuition, this is now a whole new part of subset of the bigger picture of more and more administrators making higher and higher salaries, and then burdening students and their parents with higher and higher levels of student loan debt to be able to afford this rising tuition that’s blowing up not because instructional costs are ...…

February 15, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 72) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Friday, February 15, 2019 Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Samantha Goldstein Elena Hubbell Emily Huhman Tara Jayaram Jeremy Kaplan Sarah Khan Lucas Maiman Magdalena Mihaylova Ellery Rosenzweig Jason Rowland Anu Roy-Chaudhury Alex Satola Ali Safawi Ashley Zhang Sam Weinberger Erin White FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. A...…

February 15, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 72) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, February 15, 2019 — 5 NEW MEDIA REVIEW SQUARE ENIX After working with John Decker for a semester, I began to realize he likes to read weird stuff (according to my roommate, he also likes to write it! Ooh la la). He has sung the praises of Anna Burns’s “Milkman” three times in print (and counting), wrote a full- on piece in support of uncomfortable fiction and was 300 percent into Kr...…

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…6 — Friday, February 15, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A few weeks ago, my friends and I were hanging out and the conversation devolved into a wilderness survival scenario. We all agreed; one of them would survive for a few weeks and one would end up splitting from the group to join another. My own fate was unanimously decided in less than five minutes: As soon as my feet touched dirt, I would just cease to ex...…

February 15, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 72) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Friday, February 15, 2019 — 7 ‘M’ set to take on ACC opponents UNC, Louisville over weekend When the No. 17 Michigan softball team takes the field this weekend, it will see a pair of unfamiliar foes on the other side of the diamond. The Wolverines (3-2) will travel to Chapel Hill, N.C. to participate in their fourth straight ACC/Big Ten Challenge. This year, they’ll take on Louisville...…

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…8 — Friday, February 15, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com As the Big Ten race tightens, the Wolverines keep their eyes ahead This was supposed to be straightforward. The Big Ten was supposed to run through the mitten this year. Michigan and Michigan State were the two highest-ranked teams in the conference before the season and the disparity between them and everyone else only seemed to grow as the season progresse...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…Philip J. Deloria, former University of Michigan professor, became Harvard University’s first tenured Native-American studies professor last week after having taught in the History and American Culture Department at the University for over ten years. Deloria specialized in Native- American history and also served as the associate dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Education in LSA, director of the Progra...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 2

…On Tuesday, 11 biomedical projects from across the state of Michigan were selected as recipients of the Innovation Hub awards. Fast Forward Medical Innovation, a unit within the Medical School’s Office of Research at the University of Michigan, grants the awards. More than $1.8 million in total has been allocated to health-related research projects statewide, ranging from automated brain tumor diagnosis using convolut...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 3

…the University proposed a $1,000 increase to the starting salary for lecturers in 2019, followed by a $750 increase in 2020 and then $500 in 2021. Appointments Committee Vice Chair Brooke Lennox, an LSA sophomore, sponsored the resolution. “Showing as much support as we can is important,” she said. Three bylaw amendments were also passed, one of which requires representatives to use gender-inclusive language...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 4

…“W ho here knows who their state representative is?” my professor asked on the first day of class. As I quickly scanned the room, I was startled. Not a single hand was in the air. You might be wondering what class I was in, rationalizing that maybe this lack of knowledge is acceptable in Introduction to Biology or Calculus 2. But you would be sorely disappointed, just as I was, to know that the class was Electoral Politics in...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 5

…Taylor Bump’s home in Gulf Port, Fla. is almost 1200 miles from Ann Arbor. Situated right on the azure waters of Tampa Bay, it’s about a 40-minute drive from South Florida’s softball stadium. The last thing anyone would associate with the house is softball. Yet by a chance event, the sport became both the nexus and the antithesis of the freshman third baseman’s house, all in one afternoon. It was after the Michigan softball te...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 6

…6A — Thursday, February 15, 2018 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wolverines in trouble after loss to Minnesota The No. 23 Michigan women’s basketball team is in a world of trouble. After falling to Minnesota (9-4 Big Ten, 20-6 overall) on Wednesday, 93-87, the Wolverines have now lost four of their last five. Against the Golden Gophers, as well as its other defeats during the slide, Michigan had opportunities...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

…2B —Thursday, February 15, 2018 b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Queer art is thriving in the Ann Arbor community Local activist Ariel Friedlander is ready to fuck shit up. Of course, that’s not all she’s here for. But it summed up a lot from our interview this weekend. “That’s what’s in the future. Having fun and fucking shit up,” Friedlander said. “I think that’s what we do best.” The “we” to which she was referrin...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com b-side Thursday, February 15, 2018 — 3B In 2017, singer-songwriter Annie Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, coyly fielded questions in an interview with The New Yorker about her supposed position as the queer protagonist of her then-upcoming album Masseduction. She responded to the interviewer’s questions with, “Songs are like prophecies. They can be stronger than ...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 10

…2-BSide 4B —Thursday, February 15, 2018 b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A24 Exploring the evolution of contemporary gay cinema The shape and fabric of queer cinema, particularly male-centered gay narratives, has changed and evolved in interesting ways in contemporary film history. Some of the most beautiful, heartbreaking and emotionally resonant stories of the past two decades involve a negotiation of lov...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com b-side Thursday, February 15, 2018 — 5B “My dad and I both grew up in the same Pennsylvania town. And he was gay, and I was gay and he killed himself.” This is the line that sums up the plot of the critically acclaimed graphic memoir and musical “Fun Home,” a riveting story based on the life of cartoonist Alison Bechdel. I first read Alison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir “Fun Home” when its...…

February 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 12

…2-BSide 6B —Thursday, February 15, 2018 b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Alex & Effee expand narratives of LGBTQ+ in blog, love and life To be trans and visible has always been radical. Despite the leaps and bounds made by activists like Laverne Cox and Janet Mock (their work being proclaimed in 2014 as “The Transgender Tipping Point” by Time), transgender individuals continue to be the victims of violence disproport...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 1

…Jack Hu, vice president for research at the University of Michigan, said last January his goals for his tenure as head of one of the nation’s best research facilities included improvement in undergraduate research opportunities, supporting faculty research initiatives and broadening multidisciplinary collaboration of projects across the University. In a one-year follow-up interview on Feb. 9, Hu reinforced the role th...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 2

…SHOUT-OUT TO GALILEO. HBD. puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2A — Wednesday, February 15, 2017 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES Chamber Choir and Percussion Ensemble WHAT: With Jerry Blackstone conducting, the chamber choir and percussion ensemble perform Tarik O’Regan’s Mass Observation. WHO: School of Music, Theatre & Dance WHEN: 8 p.m. WHERE: Hill Auditorium Busty and the Bass WHAT: With thei...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — 3A since fleeing Syria more than six years ago. After members of her family were kidnapped and others received threats, her father’s side of the family decided to flee from Damascus, Syria to Jordan. Like so many others, their journey to the United States was a long and stressful one. Daboul’s older brother was already attending medical school in the Uni...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 4

…I ’ve been waiting for years for a show to be made about photographers. The thrill of following light, seeking out stories and composing masterpieces offers the perfect ingredients for a captivating story. Enter: Netflix. Netflix recently introduced the Australian series “Tales by Light,” which follows an expert photographer in each episode. Needless to say, I binge-watched the first season, but so...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — 5A ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ is disturbing and unsexy Newest installment of book adaptation fails to arouse excitement There’s a scene somewhere between the sixth and ninth hour of “Fifty Shades Darker” where a guy pushes Ana (Dakota Johnson, “How to Be Single”) against the wall, corners her, refuses to let her leave and begs her to have sex with him. Ana...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 6

…ACROSS 1 See 1-Down 5 Risk taker 10 Minimally 14 He sang about Alice 15 Ooze with 16 Bond’s first movie foe 17 Word with interest or service 18 Lavin of “Alice” 19 Water retainer 20 *More than is wise 22 River racers 24 Rose of Guns N’ Roses 25 Poetic pair 26 *Luxury resort chain 31 “__ to leap tall buildings ... ” 32 “David Copperfield” villain 33 Cain, to Abel, informally 36 *Dominated the election 41 Teachers’ org. 42 Sufficient, to Shakesp...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, February 15, 2017 — 7A Goaltenders balancing pressure, performance There’s no straight path to becoming a goaltender — no rulebook, no schedule written in stone. It’s just a little bit different for everyone. For freshman Jack LaFontaine, it started during a birthday party one day when he was six. There was a group playing road hockey, and the makeshift goaltender befo...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Adcock reflects on current minor league career Brett Adcock may no longer don the maize and blue, but he’s still a Wolverine. Following an impressive three-year career at Michigan, the Houston Astros selected the 6-foot left-hander in the fourth round of the 2016 MLB Draft. He was the 127th overall pick out of 1,215 draftees, and now plays for the ...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 10

…T his season of New York Fashion Week, I was lucky enough to assist the production team at an anonymous (shh!) designer label in a two- day, get-shit-done conquest leading up to their fall winter 2017 show. Here’s how it went down, in real time. Day Before Show 2:03 p.m.: My room key is MIA, my shoes are soaked and I just spent an entire 30 minutes next to Kyle Mooney on the train without saying a word. Craziest street st...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 11

…3B Wednesday, February 15, 2017 // The Statement BY ASHLEY TJHUNG, MANAGING MICHIGAN IN COLOR EDITOR ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA STILLMAN A t Michigan in Color, we pride ourselves on being a section by and for people of color, dedicating ourselves to producing inclusive content from all marginalized identities. Recently, in collaboration with The Statement, we published an article with contributions from several student leaders on campu...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, February 15, 2017 // The Statement 4B Wednesday, February 15, 2017 // The Statement 5B Changing trends in admissions The Numbers Game b y T i m C o h n & B r i a n K u a n g , Daily News Editor and Deputy Statement Editor L ocated in a predominantly middle-class Detroit suburb within a 20-minute drive of Ann Arbor, Plymouth-Canton Com- munity School’s graduating class submits on aver- age 300 applications to the University...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 13

…W e park the car in their garage, which always smelled of tar and gas, and I run toward the elevator up to their room. When the elevator opens to their hallway, I sprint down to the end, all giddy and showered, dressed up for Friday night. I could immediately smell chicken and Bubbie’s perfume. The door opens and Bubbie gives me a big hug and a wet kiss on my cheek that I wipe off in feigned disgust. I make my way into the ...…

February 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 30) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, Februray 15, 2017 // The Statement 7B Personal Statement: Alone, Not Lonely T he other night, I took myself out to see “La La Land” at the Michigan Theater. After countless recommendations from friends, I knew I had to go. The only showing I could fit in my day was at 9:45 p.m. on a Monday night, so natu- rally it was hard to find a friend willing to tag alone. I didn’t think twice because, frankly, I just really wanted t...…

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…Wednesday, February 15, 2017 // The Statement 8B Pro-choice and pro-life activists protest in front of the Planned Parenthood location on West Stadium on February 11, 2017. V I S U A L S T A T E M E N T : P R O T E S T S Members of The Michigan Daily’s photo staff captured various protests around Ann Arbor and Detroit. JEREMY MITNICK/Daily EVAN AARON/Daily CAROLYN GEARIG/Daily EVAN AARON/Daily EVAN AARON/Daily AMELIA CACCHIONE/...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, February 15, 2016 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM INDEX Vol. CXXIV No. 73 ©2016 The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com NEWS......................... 2A OPINION.....................4A C L A S S I F I E D S . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A SUDOKU..................... 2A ARTS.......................... 5A SPORTSMONDAY. . . . . . . . .1B NEW ON MICHIGANDAILY.COM Sanders to make ...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 2

…An estimated 20 percent of bikes left to rust over the winter season By KEVIN LINDER For the Daily On March 20, the University of Michigan will begin removing bicycles that have been abandoned at bike racks across campus. In an e-mail interview, University Landscape Architect Kenn Rapp wrote that beginning in fall of 2015, representatives from the UM Grounds Department, UM Parking and Transportation, UM Polic...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 3

…each particular song for the past two to three weeks.” Indian classical music has developed over thousands of years. However today, it can be classified into two main styles— Hindustani, which originated in northern India and Carnatic, from southern India. Though these types of music use different instruments, they share a similar reliance on improvisation. LSA senior and Sahana member Shruthi Subramaniam said ...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 4

…Opinion SHOHAM GEVA EDITOR IN CHIEF CLAIRE BRYAN AND REGAN DETWILER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS LAURA SCHINAGLE MANAGING EDITOR 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily’s editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely the views of their authors...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, February 15, 2016 — 5A ACROSS 1 Diplomat Henry __ Lodge 6 Former Ford division, briefly 10 “Kindly let us know,” on invites 14 Like a noisy stadium 15 Length times width 16 Israeli airline 17 *The president’s annual salary, e.g. 19 Lily that’s Utah’s state flower 20 Mary __ cosmetics 21 Agree silently 22 Avoid shipping out? 24 Electrically connected 26 Weds in secret 27 Kind of football kick...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 6

…I f God were fair and the universe were just, Megan Fox wouldn’t be funny. Megan Fox doesn’t need to be funny. She is a lot of other things — the pouty face on a poster arranged conspicu- ously across from a freshman boy’s bed, the kind of girl who has “always gotten along better with guys” and who gets lower-back tat- toos as a “form of self-expression.” She’s the star of such renowned films as “Transformer...…

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…BSportsMonday A LATE LET-DOWN n After a shootout victory Saturday, the Michigan hockey team settled for five out of six points in a two-game series at Wisconsin. Page 4B TALK OF THE TOWN The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | February 15, 2016 n Is it true that everyone is talking about Jim Harbaugh these days? We went to North Campus to find out. SportsMonday Column, Page 2B Michigan 61, Purdue 56 O V E R D U E GRANT HARDY/Daily...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 8

…2B — February 15, 2016 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A land without (much) Harbaugh talk N ORTH CAMPUS — Man, it seems like everyone is talking about Jim Harbaugh these days. He was in the news Tuesday because the Southeastern Conference was upset with him, then again on Wednesday because he struck back and subtweeted — yes, subtweeted — the SEC. He made some more headlines later when ESPN radio ho...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday February 15, 2016 — 3B ‘M’ finishes regular season strong By JORDAN HERBSTMAN Daily Sports Writer Senior Night can often be a source of distraction and emotions, but the No. 9 Michigan wrestling team was able to look past the festivities and finish the regular season strong Friday night, beating No. 23 Purdue, 30-11. The Wolverines (8-1 Big Ten, 13-2 overall) follow...…

February 15, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 73) • Page Image 10

…4B — February 15, 2016 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com quarterbacking his defense. “There was a point in the game where some people on my bench were saying, ‘Get him out of there,’ ” Beilein said. “But the dude scored 26 points the other night. I’m not taking him out.” On a day in which Michigan couldn’t find its shooting rhythm — it finished the game 5-for-20 from 3-point range and shot at a 36-percent cl...…

February 15, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 70) • Page Image 1

…()NE-H1 UN1)ED TW) T T RE\ 1 OF 1 \lS 011111 1111 \lOOM Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 15, 2013 michigandaily.com An Internet meme inspired Engineering junior Albert DeFluri to dress ina gas mask and fatigues for Valentine's Day, reports of which led to an armed response from University police to Angell Hall complex. A joke'takes police to Angell University junior's attire and gas mask cause brief panic Albert DeFluri was in the Ang...…

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…2 - Friday, February 15, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2 - Friday, February 15, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom LEFT Cohen Witten smiles at the new hats for his monkeys provided by athetes vising Mott Children's Hospital for Vale ntine's Day. (TERRA MOLENGRAFF/Daily) RIGHT Students and Ann Arhor resdents rally in tie Diag Thursday to dance and protest at the One Billion Rising Flash Mob, a dernonstration to raise aw...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 15, 2013 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 15, 2013 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS LANSING, Mich. Senate passes bill to let public handle bear cubs An Upper Peninsula bear ranch could legally let visitors touch and pose for photos with bear cubs under legislation approved Thursday by the Michigan Sen- ate, as lawmakers disagreed over the wisdom of having dangerous animals at ...…

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…4 - Friday, February 15, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 - ridy, Fbrury 1, 213 Te Mchign Dily mihigadaiyco 1[ e michinan l Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com MELANIE KRUVELIS and ADRIENNE ROBERTS MATT SLOVIN EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDITOR NOTABLE QUOTABLE Knowing the extent of how things went, I may have second gues...…

February 15, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 70) • Page Image 5

…Friday, February 15, 2013 - 5 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.cam "Back that thang up ... but watch out for ride-ons." Confessions Of 'Arrested' nays The five steps of coping with Bluth O complacency By ELLIOT ALPERN Senior Arts Editor Look, I know that the chances are, if you've decided to read this article, you're ready to curse my name. I get it. "Arrested Develop- ment," the cult phenomenon and six-time Emmy winner, is almost univer...…

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