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February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, February 20, 2020 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM University of Michigan students are opting to take math classes at other schools because of the reputation of the department’s classes being more difficult, students told The Daily. Students interviewed by The Daily said the University’s math classes pose a significant challenge and threaten their ability to m...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 2

…When Engineering senior Aria Thakore and LSA senior Aastha Dharia roomed together as freshmen at the University of Michigan, they noticed a lot of their peers struggled with the transition to college, turning to their friends or to other students for advice. “We always wanted to be that ear for them,” Dharia said. “But it was really hard to sometimes have those conversations without having had those experiences.” As the ye...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 3

…As a way to convince GEO to drop their demands, the University of Michigan is refusing to discuss further negotiations for salary and benefits, Patwardhan said. Patwardhan called the tactic “bad bargaining” and said the University’s decision will not distract GEO from issues affecting the community as a whole. “We can’t even organize around and that’s not the kind of thing that should be permitted as a tactic at the barga...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 4

…S upporting a small business can mean supporting environmentalism even when it might not be obvious. As local businesses in Ann Arbor shut their doors, students bemoan the loss of their favorite unique stops. Recent closures include The Local Bike Shop, Elixir Vitae coffee shop and Elevation Burger. With their closures, we lose not only some of Ann Arbor’s small-town charm but some of the city’s built-in environmentalism. Supp...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 5 You know those shows that have a season-ending cliffhanger that makes you scream to yourself, “HOW IN THE WORLD AM I SUPPOSED TO WAIT FOUR MONTHS TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENS?” Well, it’s been years since the season seven finale of “Homeland” and somewhere along the way, I stopped caring. To refresh your memory, when we last saw Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes, ...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 6

…COMMUNITY CULTURE COLUMN ‘Caroline, or Change’ and the beauty in ambiguity SAMMY SUSSMAN Daily Community Culture Columnist COMMUNITY CULTURE NOTEBOOK E-boys and E-girls: a new, nonchalant counterculture GRACE TUCKER Daily Arts Writer 6 — Thursday, February 20, 2020 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com WHISPER SUBMIT A WHISPER By Bruce Haight ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 02/20/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle ...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 7 As it entered the locker room at halftime Wednesday, the Michigan women’s basketball team had to catch its breath. The Wolverines just watched Illinois guard Brandi Beasley drive the length of the Crisler Center floor in five seconds, sinking a layup to give the Fighting Illini — the No. 13 team in the Big Ten — a one-point lead entering the break. I...…

February 20, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 74) • Page Image 8

…8 — Thursday, February 20, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com WITH LIVERS OUT, MICHIGAN RIDES ZAVIER SIMPSON’s 16-6-5 TO 60-52 WIN OVER SCARLET KNIGHTS ALEC COHEN / Daily RAC ATTACK Design by Jack Silberman ‘M’ tops Rutgers, 60-52, on the road PISCATAWAY — Prior to Wednesday’s night-matchup, the Michigan men’s basketball team had never lost to Rutgers — 12-0, to be exact. The Scarlet Knights meanwhile, currently ti...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…Amid objections from community activists, Ann Arbor City Council moved forward Tuesday with a proposed amendment to allow for a waiver of restrictions on the eligibility of city employees to sit on the police oversight commission. The amendment will be addressed at a second reading during the next council meeting. The 2014 shooting of Aura Rosser by an Ann Arbor Police officer provoked months of debate and protest, eve...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 2

…The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding “The Ann Arbor Greenbelt: Saving Michigan Farms Regional Conservation Partnership Program” $1 million dollars, according to a Feb. 4 press release. The project is led by the City of Ann Arbor Open Space and Parkland Preservation Program, also called the Greenbelt. It aims to protect surrounding Ann Arbor agricultural lands through conservation easements, the right to use some...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 3

…According to the website, when going over each case, HR will focus on the nature and gravity of the offense, the timeliness and accuracy of the disclosure and the relevancy to the role held at the University. HR’s statement explains the policy is meant to preserve a safe University community. “Information about a faculty or staff member’s criminal activity helps the University maintain a safe community and prevent putting people at...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Wednesday, February 20, 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....…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — 5A In 1978, the acclaimed novelist Yuko Tsushima published “Territory Of Light” a chapter at a time in the Japanese monthly literary magazine Gunzo, each chapter representing one month in a year. Tsushima is well-known in Japan, but is relatively unknown to Anglophone readers. The small amount of her work that has been translated into English is her most ...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com By George Jasper ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 02/20/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 02/20/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 ACROSS 1 Gaping mouths 5 “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” composer 10 States in an outdated atlas: Abbr. 14 Nobelist Wiesel 15 Official mandate 16 Analo...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — 7A Joseph Cecconi’s lifelong competitive drive is paying off It was the night before the United States junior hockey team’s last exhibition game at the 2017 World Juniors tournament, and Joseph Cecconi wasn’t nervous at all. He probably should’ve been. The Michigan captain — then a sophomore playing for his country at the World Juniors for the first time...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com *excludes ice cream & bottled drinks Only at 604 E Liberty St. Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Liberty VALID UNTIL APRIL 31st 2019 20% OFF ANY DRINK For Charles Matthews, newly-minted leader, the time is now Charles Matthews walked into practice last week with some words in mind. The redshirt junior had just watched his Michigan team travel to State Coll...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 10

…I planned my dream wed- ding when I was 6 years old. I had met my soulmate in my kinder- garten class, and I was positive that our love was going to last forever. Because of my deep passion for organizing, my only clear option was to figure out every nitty- gritty detail of when and where we would tie the knot. Summer or Winter? Summer. The wed- ding will be outside, so it must be gor- geous out. Big or small? Big, with everyone I know ...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 11

…Wednesday, February 20, 2019 // The Statement 3B ILLUSTRATION BY CHRISTINE JEGARL I magine having a secret for most of your life you have wanted to tell someone for so long, but are afraid of what might happen if you share it. This was me. Until today. Today, I am going to stop feeling alone, and embrace who I am as a person — I am gay. This is something I’ve known for a very long time, but have been too afraid to share. Ever sin...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 12

…cells committing mass suicide.” Internet humor is primarily based on find- ing the specific absurdities in everyday life and spinning it into something everyone can relate to on a certain level. In the case of @ jovanmhill, who has 115 followers, a lot of that humor is based on the way he laments disturbing truths about his personal life. For better or worse, joking about mental health has become a primary avenue for people to forge an ...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 13

…Wednesday, February 20, 2019// The Statement 6B W henever I realize I need a haircut, it always takes me a few days to get around to booking it. First, because I always have something to do and often forget, but also because it takes a certain amount of cour- age for me to decide that I want to go to a place where I will be expected to make small talk with a stranger. Growing up, I always got my haircut with the same person. My mom’s...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Wednesday, February 20, 2019 // The Statement 7B L ast year, a friend of mine, who had been searching for a girl- friend for a decade, finally found someone. When I heard the wonderful news, I texted him, “I’m happy for you.” His reply was odd but familiar. He wrote, “aww thanks, it’ll happen for you one day, don’t worry.” I was slightly irritated. I had never expressed that I was se...…

February 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 77) • Page Image 15

…The Detroit Foundation Hotel used to be home to the Detroit Fire Department Headquarters. It has been repurposed and now operates as a chic boutique hotel in Downtown Detroit. The Foundation holds a restaurant called the Apparatus Room where the old red fire doors let in beautiful natural light showcasing the 1950s architecture with all of the original features illuminating the res- taurant. The restaurant and hotel provid...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan Hillel, the Black Student Union and NOiR fashion runway hosted an open Shabbat dinner Friday evening, followed by a conversation about intersectionality and activism facilitated by Yavilah McCoy, an African-American Jewish activist and educator. This event was a follow up to Thursday evening’s event, where McCoy spoke on similar topics. Hillel’s weekly Shabbat dinners are normally attend...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 2

… CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES Tweets Follow @michigandaily Local dessert lovers, “donut” miss out on Ann Arbor’s newest late-night delivery service. Washtenaw Dairy now delivers donuts between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. The local business, which has been operating since 1934 and delivering dairy products to Washtenaw County for 75 years, launched the new service on Friday. According to a tweet from ...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Monday, February 20, 2017 — 3A 25-year project of interview- based performances. The five speakers of the event shared diverse experiences of being Muslim in the United States, with a common thread of coming to age after 9/11 in New York City. “I think the urgency of the xenophobia that is rampant in our president’s new administration makes it very important to have Muslim people speak fo...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 4

…D uring my senior year of high school, I went on an overnight Catholic retreat. The organizers of the retreat reached out to the attendees’ friends and families to collect letters about all sorts of things: what we meant to them, what their faith meant to them or even just offering general advice as we prepared to leave for college. Watching the response around the country and on campus to President Trump’...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, February 20, 2017 — 5A Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Soothsayer 5 Quick fix for an elbow hole 10 Underwater vessel 13 Cuba libre fruit 14 Lorena of LPGA fame 15 Phony 16 Votes in favor 17 “My mistake” 18 Rice field draft animals 19 Panama Canal nickname 22 Robotic maid on “The Jetsons” 23 Inherently 27 Where to find Lima and llamas 30 Like farm coun...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 6

…6A — Monday, February 20, 2017 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ‘August Snow’ presents lively testament to Detroit It’s always a weird feeling to be reading a story set in an area one knows. For this reason, “August Snow” feels like an eerie walk through well-known areas near Ann Arbor. Set in Detroit’s Mexicantown area, mentions of the University of Michigan and Traverse City abound. The way it paints Detroit is on...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 7

…B The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | February 20, 2017 Not good enough The Michigan hockey team traveled to Madison and showed improvement, but the Wolverines still returned to Ann Arbor carrying the burden of two losses. » Page 3B New expectations Kim Barnes Arico has helped turn around the Michigan women’s basketball program, simultaneously bringing new standards to the team. » SportsMonday Column Page 2B MINNEAPOL...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 8

…2B — February 20, 2017 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A Sunday at a crossroads I t’s impossible to encapsulate a season in one game, and there’s been plenty of good news for the Michigan women’s basketball team this year. The 20th-ranked Wolverines are 21-7, one win shy of tying their all-time best mark. They’re a near-lock to secure their seventh NCAA Tournament bid. And on Sunday, against Michigan State a...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports February 20, 2017 — 3B Wolverines repeat as Big Ten champions As soon as it became official, 28 members of the Michigan women’s swimming and diving team — donning Big Ten Champion baseball caps and T-shirts — hurled themselves into the diving well at Boilermaker Aquatic Center on Saturday night. Coach Mike Bottom followed suit, entering the water emphatically with a victorious fro...…

February 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 33) • Page Image 10

…4B — February 20, 2017 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday Trouble at the line dooms Michigan MINNEAPOLIS — Uncharacteristic. That’s how Michigan coach John Beilein described the Wolverines’ performance from the free-throw line. It was also how both redshirt sophomore forward DJ Wilson and senior guard Derrick Walton Jr. described it. It was that kind of night for the Michigan basketball team (7-7 Big Ten,...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 20, 2015 CELEBRATING OUR ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Regents held closed strategic session in Jan. Professor talks presence of Muslims in African history Task force holds open forum about honor code RUBY WALLAU/Daily (LEFT) Newly appointed chief financial officer Kevin Hegarty attends the February Regents’ Meeting in the Anderson Room at the Union Thu...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 2

…2 — Friday, February 20, 2015 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 2-News 2 — Friday, February 20, 2015 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW TODAY The Michigan soft- ball team takes its 8-1 record down South for a pair of showdowns against No. 3 Alabama this weekend. The Wolverines also play Lip- scomb and James Madison. >> FOR MORE, SEE SPORTS PAGE 7 2 ...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 3

…let us have conversations about important issues in informal set- tings,” Alfarhan said. For Eljamal, the Chai Circles and community dinners through MEdAN have given her the chance to explore shared identi- ties. “The spaces the MEdAN has created have enabled me to self-reflect and reclaim my nar- rative, and these opportunities to reclaim my narrative are so empowering, in a way that is very hard to put into words,” Eljamal said...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 4

…I ’m sure that many of you have read the recent column published in The Michi- gan Daily titled, “Relative wealth.” If you’ve read my previ- ous columns, then you prob- ably know how deeply I care about socioeconomic issues. You might think I read the article and came away shocked and horrified by what was described as middle class. To an extent, I was. However, my eyes also glazed over the words. The author clarifies that she’...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 5

…5 — Friday, February 20, 2015 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Nostalgia abounds at Chaplin retrospective By GRACE HAMILTON Daily Arts Writer The rows of The Michigan Theater are filled with heads; bald heads, wrinkled ones, grey ones, coupled ones and many invisible ones that do not reach the top of the seat. The great big golden room is filled with the soft conversation and laughter that usually precedes highly anti...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 6

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February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Friday, February 20, 2015 — 7 ‘M’ travels to Tuscaloosa By TED JANES Daily Sports Writer With mixed results against two southern powerhouses already, the No. 5 Michigan softball team will look for another early-season statement against No. 3 Alabama. The Wolverines travel to Tuscaloosa this weekend looking to keep their eight-game win streak alive. For the ...…

February 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 70) • Page Image 8

…8 — Friday, February 20, 2015 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com DID YOU GET TRADED BY AN NBA TEAM ON THURSDAY? If not, join the Daily! EMAIL US AT SPORTSEDITORS@ MICHIGANDAILY.COM TO LEARN MORE! Michigan reschedules tourney, will play four in Georgia instead Weather moves Wolverines to Savannah for four weekend games By NATHANIEL CLARK Daily Sports Writer The Michigan baseball team had long planned to...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 1

…Iie llidjigan0aitj Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, February 20, 2014 michigandaily.com ENVIRONMENT Lakes see highest ice levels after cold winter Eighty-five percent of Great Lakes currently frozen By IAN DILLINGHAM Daily News Editor As students return home for spring break, those who live in coastal regions surrounding the Great-Lakes could witness some ofsthe highest ice levels in decades. As of Wednesday, ice coverage acrosstheGreatLakes...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 2

…2A - Thursday, February 20, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com O1e MidWiwan 0ail 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com PETERSHAHIN KIRBY VOIGTMAN Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-4te-ails ext. 1251 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 pjshahie@micbigandaity.ram kraigeman@michigandaitycoin SNOW D IFNf Alum wears 'U' pride on sleeve Michael Ben graduated from the University in 1997 with a B.A. in Political Science. He...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 3A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 3A ICE From Page 1A low to moderate levels in the last couple years. "The warming effect that we've seen - both air tempera- ture and water temperature - and then with polar vortex come down draws the heat out of the lake, change things radically, so we end up this year with a lot of ice cover," Leshkev...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 4

…4A - Thursday, February 20, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com M $iclhinan 4:iluJ Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com MEGAN MCDONALD PETER SHAHIN and DANIEL WANG KATIE BURKE EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDFIOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articl...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com s EVENT SPOTLIGHT: UMMA's Fridays After 5 By Alicia Adamczyk, Weekend Roundup Editor I Photos by Adam Glanzman, Daily Staff Photographer f you're looking for a study break this Friday (or feel weird showing up at Charley's too early), the University of Michi- gan Museum of Art has you covered. This Friday marks the second Fridays After 5 event, where students and community members can enjoy all of UMMA's...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 6

…6A - Thursday, February 20, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6A - Thursday, February 20, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom UK court backs detention of ournalist's partner Accused man possessed files stolen by Snowden LONDON (AP) - Britain's High Court on Wednesday endorsed the decision by police to hold journalist Glenn Green- wald's partner at a London air- port on terrorism grounds last summer. The ruling sent chills ...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 7A Lohan provides depth on 'D' Fr b pla Th defen consi It week nearl surre State Minn eshman cleared first time since Nov. 2. "We'll piece together the y doctors, will weekend," said Michigan coach Red Berenson. "But I like some iy this Friday vs. of our options now. I just think we're going to be deeper on Nittany Lions defense. "That's our goal, is trying to By GREG GA...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 8

…8A -- Thursday, February 20, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Stats mask frontcourt's defensive struggles By NEAL ROTHSCHILD Daily Sports Editor While the Michigan men's basketball team has had mixed results defending opposing big men this year, the Wolverines hadn't been exposed this season quite like theywere byWisconsin's Frank Kaminsky on Sunday. Kaminsky scored 25 points on 16 shots along with 11 rebounds in the 75-62 Badger...…

February 20, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 72) • Page Image 9

…the bsideC The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com Thursday, February 20, 2014 MOTrIVATION: l -- °4. . . :. _ , 3 '. . i "¢ '" - . _ - . - - , rt -. r add& "4 lik >5 Mike Moeller formed the Motivation streetwear brand after graduating from the Ross School of Business and forming a successful online business selling rap mixtapes. A A7~ 4) For most people, the words "local boutique" likely conjure an image of an ambitious, some- what ch...…

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