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September 23, 1979 (vol. 90, iss. 16) • Page Image 14

… with his own pointy teeth. "A lot of squirrels these days think we older squirrels sell out when we accept hand-outs from students on the Diag. It's just not true," explains Fleming, beating his tiny…

… Arbor's squirrel population has swelled along with increasing student numbers during the past 15 years. Growth has been slow but steady, and has put the Diag housing market on the endangered species list…

…. Most Diag trees house 20 squirrels per year, with a turnover rate that would make any landlord shudder. Moreover, the trees must be shared with birds-nearby nests lower property values by an estimated 20…

… per cent-and bugs. "The housing is atrocious on the Diag," com- plains Jakuboski. "While the Diag is near the student and restaurant garbage bins, it's a ghetto-the Squirrel Ghetto. The older squirrels

… species than ever." The statistics bear out Fleming's words. More than 400 of the brown and gray rodents are expected to inhabit the Diag this fall. Scurrying over sidewalks, scampering down trees, dodging…

… cars on. E. University Ave., squirrels are as important a part of Ann Arbor lore as Shakey Jake and his famous rasp. And yet, who are the squirrels, these funny, furry freeloaders who would take a walnut…

… right from your hand, and maybe your index finger with it? And what, exactly, do they want? "Housing and education, that's what," snaps Dorothy Jakuboski, leader of the Squirrels Unite Now (SUN). "Sure…

… are established on the top limbs, but we younger ones have to suffer next to those birds." Many younger squirrels, however, claim they neither need nor want human assistance, and that conservative…

… elders such as Fleming would be better off as "jelly beneath someone's radials."' EYOND .THE LIBERAL SUN members are terrorist squirrels, including Lance Frye and a de-tailed radical who would be…

… up to a tree and tear it to shreds," Frye boasts. "That'll get those humans-and their little dogs, too!" Squirrels complain that their cancer rate has skyrocketed since they started accepting hand…

November 23, 2010 (vol. 121, iss. 54) • Page Image 3

… bin." Last Monday, Waste Manage- ment Services planned America SQUIRRELS From Page 1 ral conditions, it's reasonable for people to feed them. He said squir- rels, more than any kind of wild mammal, seem…

… more comfortable around humans. However, Myers said, there are some downsides to the constant attention given to the squirrels. "From our perspective, squir- rels can be pests sometimes and we encourage…

… part of campus culture partly due to the University's Squirrel Club that was founded a few years ago. Club founder and University alum Jason Colman said the group started as a late night dorm con…

…- versation and grew into a group full of squirrel enthusiasts. "First of all, it's fun." Col- man said. "Secondly, a lot of peo- ple enjoy feeding the squirrels because they miss their pets at home. The…

squirrels are the cam- pus pets and they are cute and fuzzy. It's also a stress reliever." He said the best way to feed and Recycles Day to educate members of the University community on the new system…

November 23, 2010 (vol. 121, iss. 54) • Page Image 1

… PUS WAT ER ING O L ES BTB, Charley's owners aim to lure townie crowd with new venture A squirrel poses for a photo on the Diag yesterday. According to Prof. Philip Myers, Ann Arbor squirrels get too…

…-mail interview. She added that not all buildings on campus have See RECYCLING, Page 3 Ann Arbor's pets: Why campus is nuts for squirrels DINING NEAR CAMPUS North Quad has had mixed impact, State St eateries say…

… Expert: Squirrels' strange behavior due to too much human interaction By VERONICA MENALDI Daily StaffReporter Though most students were probably reaching for umbrellas and raincoats during yesterday…

…'s torrential downpour, according to Ecology and Evolutionary Biol- ogy Prof. Philip Myers, they should have been looking at the squirrels. "Next time you're out in a rain storm, watch the squirrels," said Myers…

… in Ann Arbor has become a source of fascination for both stu- dents and visitors to the city. And according to Myers and squirrel enthusiasts at the University, their chubby looks and friendly demean…

…- or are largely due to the increased human interaction they experi- ence around campus. The city's squirrels have grown accustomed to the rich source of food humans provide them, which to an extent…

… increases their chanc- es of winter survival, Myers said. He added that humans' behav- ior toward the squirrels affects WEATHER HI: 41 TOMORROW LO: 36 Student influx still not enough to offset CVS…

… much food from all their human interaction. their reproductive patterns as well. Squirrels have two breeding periods; one in the fall and one in the spring. When resources are scarce, they will only…

… breed dur- ing one period. But given their abundant source of food, Myers said Ann Arbor squirrels probably breed during both periods. However, Myers said the townie squirrels consequently act a little…

… differently than common squirrels due to their constant feeding and interaction with humans. "It makes them actin a less nat- ural way," Myers said. "However, it doesn't have any detrimental effects on their…

September 23, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 12) • Page Image 1

… about 640 people in the larger dining area and an addi- tional 70 people can find seating in the dining area upstairs around the Victors plaza - so room for See DINING CENTER, Page 3A LGHTS OUT Squirrel

… yesterday evening was brought on by an unlikely culprit. Most University buildings on the Central and Medical Campuses were left in the dark just after 6 p.m. yesterday when a squirrel shorted a transformer…

… individu- als to remain on NOTEBOOK their parents' health care plans until the age 26. If the resolution passes, MSA willeducate the studentbody about the legislation during an MSA Diag Day and will provide…

October 23, 2013 (vol. 124, iss. 16) • Page Image 12

… established scientific research on the app, although both Campbell and Lampe predict studies to come in the near future. In the meantime, walking through the Diag, I spot numerous others raising phones to their…

… faces; to the squirrels; to the wet, reddening leaves; caught in a continuous Snapping frenzy. 4 ing authors to a "Teens and Mobile Phones," revealed that two main modes of cell phone usage in teens are…

November 23, 1982 (vol. 93, iss. 65) • Page Image 6

… with new carpeting. Five minute walk to Diag. Susan, 995-5897. dC1123 For couple or single grad; large bedroom with fireplace in quaint 9-room house to share with couple. Oak dining rm, laundry; 10 mm…

… information call 885-4638 or 372-6842. 60M1121 Flute Lessons, reasonable rates, location negotiable, Call Maretha at 668-0497.56M1124 Male roommate needed. $145.00/month plus utilities. 12 minute walk to diag

… -, former indepen- dent South African country 57 Squirrel furs 59 German article 60 Crowns 61 Besmirch 62 Soak 63 On the ball 64 " and the Man" DOWN 1 Spring 2 Type of quiz 3 Cure-alls 4 Site of Patna and…

October 23, 1970 (vol. 81, iss. 44) • Page Image 5

…-speed, buckets, AM-FM w/rear speaker, etc. Beauti- ful. Inquire 663-3534 after 6 p.ra. 31832 . USED CARS _ I ment, vicinity of Diag. Call 764-4404 evenings, 769-4298. AD43 FOUND: black male shaggy dog…

… resembles golden retriever, wearing flea; collar, friendly, good squirrel-chaser., Cal 764-2680 or 764-0782 noon-5 p.m. AD2l FOUND "- Champaign colored female kitten, adorable, owner or interested s…

…- -_________________ vertible, 1967. Not holy but very LOST: Slat k puppy near Diag. White sharp. $1000 and it's yours,: Martin markings on chest and three paws. Lee, 763-3582 or 665-0404. 42N43 Call 769-7193. 46Atc '66 VW…

October 23, 1974 (vol. 85, iss. 42) • Page Image 6

…- of life that squirrels do 100 sit-ups_ INCHES off I-94 at Huron exit. Ctc lished. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 665-5443. every morning, Sophie wandered in- 1 315 6.30 8.25 10.20 12.15 14.10 1.95 81J1025 to the habit…

… in the ___ --Northside School area. Co-op homeI MODERN EFFICIENCY APT., four ownership gives you income-tax de- blocks from Diag. Start about Jan. ductions of approximately 65% of 1st $180. 665…

September 23, 1970 (vol. 81, iss. 18) • Page Image 5

… picture Read and Use taken. Sign up now at thehMichi- ganensian sales booth on the Diag. Daily Classifieds FF BDRM. FU campus.STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE for Cam- avail, for fal. Munitsnley Assoc.663- pus Clubs…

… golden retriever, wearing flea collar, 1966 MGR. In great shape! Priced to ____..._- friendly, good squirrel-chaser. Call sell. 769-9482. 12N19 GIRL for 3-man. Call Jean after 5:30. 764-2680 or 764…

February 23, 1966 (vol. 76, iss. 125) • Page Image 5

…-1488 Monday-Friday be- SM E SU LTQuad, Law Club, Alpha Delt House, for Spring vacation. Mike at 764- tween 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. No other SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT! two friendly squirrels and three lov- 2660. G35 times…

… Fuller - 1 and Friday, March 11. F 2 FRIENDLY, hungry coeds desire eve- A ning meals. Call Connie or Sherry at y, y ,,0hr, . "_ fl. NEW and OLD BUILDINGS February 25-26 ' Wednesday-Friday-Skits & Stunts-Diag

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