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November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 1

…Emotions were high Tuesday as people headed to the polls. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty about what the future may hold, University of Michigan students voting in Ann Arbor reported feeling that their voices matter now more than ever. Despite pushes for voters to use absentee and vote-by-mail avenues, some students said they preferred to vote in person. Michigan election law changed drastically in 2018 ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Fall 2020 semester by students at the University of Michigan. One copy is available free of charge to all readers. Additional copies may be picked up at the Daily’s office for $2. If you would like a current copy of the paper mailed to you, please visit store. pub.umich.edu/michigan-daily-buy-this-edition to place your order. ERIN WHITE Managing Editor ekwhite@...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 3 More than 50 people proudly wearing “I voted early” and Biden- Harris stickers congregated in front of the Electrical Workers Local 252 building in Ann Arbor to hear from Doug Emhoff, the husband of Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential candidate. The stop was one of two in Michigan on Sunday for Emhoff, who was in town to launch a canvassing event....…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 4

…Should we do this again? University of Michigan students and administrators are asking that exact question about the current hybrid semester ahead of the upcoming decision on whether to bring students back to campus in the winter semester. Unlike the decision on the fall semester, which was announced in June during a state and nationwide lull in COVID-19 cases, the pandemic is headed in the wrong direction. The United States ju...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 5

…The ideal vacation, Paris, remains a special place for many aching for a life of romance, buttery croissants and artful architecture. The French language seen as poet- ry, the streets of France idealized and the air romanticized as every- one hopes to become entranced by Paris and France’s overall allure. Emily in Paris is the embodiment of that glamorization as Netflix’s carefree dramatic comedy stars Lily Collins as an American ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 6

…When you look at this image, what do you see? Do you see the large animal-like figure that is front and center? The uncivi- lized behavior portrayed by the figure? What about the small innocent-like characters in the back? The presence of all these factors makes this image the definition of the destruc- tion that arises from the pres- ence of any implicit bias held in society, and in particular, the Angry Black woman ste- reotype. Th...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 7 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Opinion YOUR WEEKLY ARIES If you can keep calm in the face of provocation, Aries, his can be an exceptional week for your career. Teamwork shows you in a good light, so don’t neglect your colleagues. It’s not always about going it alone or being top dog. AQUARIUS GEMINI Allow yourself to listen to your inner instincts. Your intuition is strong, and your mind ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 8

…Opinion JENNA SCHEEN | CONTACT CARTOONIST AT JSCHEEN@UMICH.EDU Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 8 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A fter the stay-in-place order went into effect Oct. 20, the University of Michigan made the New York Times. The “Leaders and Best” had contributed to a full-on outbreak of COVID- 19 in Washtenaw County, and the undergraduate students were potentially to blame. University President Mark Schlisse...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 9

…W eight Stigma Awareness Week happened recently, and its call for everyone, not just those in larger bodies, to understand why weight stigma is important moved me to use this platform to portray the issue. And what better example of how weight stigma has hurt those in larger bodies than its infiltration into the COVID-19 risk factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asserted that people categorized as “obese...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 10

…10 — Wednesday, November 4 , 2020 the b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com THE B-SIDE: COMFORT The reasons that we’re still watching television They put TVs in hospital rooms. You don’t think twice about it while you’re there, probably because you’re distracted by whatever reason you’re there in the first place. The wall-mounted, boxy television set perches in the corner of a bare room reeking of antiseptic and bodily fl...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 11

…Arts Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 11 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com When I describe myself as being “extremely online” to my friends, they usually agree — they too love memes and spend hours on Twitter. Trying to clarify what I mean gets messy. It usually turns into some form of me reciting my own version of Bane’s quote from “The Dark Knight Rises”: “You merely adopted the internet; I was born in it, molded by it.” If I wa...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 12

…Arts michigandaily.com — The Michigan Daily 12 — Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Why my mom can’t stop rewatching TV’s ‘Friends’ My mom has watched “Friends” start to finish so many times that everyone in my family has lost count. She’s on an agonizingly slow journey to recovery from a stroke a few years ago that has left her without energy to do very much other than watch TV most days. This year I’m pretty sure I saw her blast th...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 13

…I n the fall of 2017, I stood nervously in front of the printers in Hatcher Graduate Library, observing the passersby and waiting for a hundred cop- ies of full-sheet fliers to print out. Amo, Cole and I — the three founding members of the University of Michigan’s first free speech advocacy group, Michigan Open Discourse — had written and designed these fliers for distribution across cam- pus. On them in big, bold, capitalized let- t...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 14

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 14 — Wednesday, November 4, 2020 statement G aoyuan Liu’s suggestion to compare answers was reject- ed outright after a difficult math exam. “Don’t involute yourself,” her classmates told her. Gaoyuan Liu, an LSA transfer student who then studied at one of the most prestigious universities in China, never felt the ubiquitous presence of the word “involution” in her and her peers’ lives...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 15

…L egend says a posse of so- rority girls today looks like this: designer ten- nis shoes, various shades of hon- ey-highlighted hair, a cluster of pastel-toned sweatshirts, and the quintessential sweatpants don- ning their sorority letters. While the American soror- ity system initially positioned itself as an emblem of tradition and female “excellence” when it originated over a century ago, it has since been held to signifi- cant le...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 16

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com statement Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 16 Dear U-M, give me a break BY LEAH LESZCZYNSKI, STATEMENT COLUMNIST H alf of my 2020 Spring Break was spent on the beach. The other half was spent watch- ing the dizzying news coverage on the CO- VID-19 outbreak alongside the beginning of Trump’s failure to combat it. Though forever clouded by my grandparents’ fearful rush to return to their seclude...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 17 With his waiver approved, Chaundee Brown is finally ready to win Chaundee Brown leaned back in his chair and smiled. Since transferring to Michigan from Wake Forest in May, Brown has been grounded in a perpetual state of limbo. The status of his waiver — which would determine his eligibility for the upcoming season — loomed over his head. On Friday, ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 18

…Rocky Lombardi and the Spartans stun No. 13 Michigan Merely two months ago, the Merely two months ago, the thought of college football at thought of college football at Michigan Stadium this fall felt like Michigan Stadium this fall felt like an impossibility. Even less plausible an impossibility. Even less plausible was the thought of the Wolverines was the thought of the Wolverines losing to Michigan State. losing to Michigan...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 19

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 19 Secondary exposed in loss Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor, beneath a green gaiter that served to maintain his poker face, Mel Tucker wouldn’t reveal whether he intentionally designed a game plan to pepper Michigan’s cornerbacks with targets deep downfield. He didn’t need to. The proof was there for three hours Saturday. It resided outside the visiting loc...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 20

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June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 1

…“No Justice. No Peace. No Racist Police.” Over a thousand people gathered around the Detroit Public Safety Headquarters for the March Against the Police on Friday in response to incidents of police brutality across the nation. As they were social distancing and wearing masks, people chanted “No Justice. No Peace. No Racist Police.” People of all ages, races and backgrounds were present to support the Black Lives Matter movem...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 2

…With the luxury shopping mall Somerset Collection as a back- drop and across the street from a boarded-up Saks Fifth Avenue establishment, approximately 500 predominantly young protesters of all races broke the typical calm of a Monday afternoon in the Metro Detroit suburb of Troy, Mich., chanting, “No justice, no peace, no racist police.” Almost all donning face masks, they joined hundreds of thousands of people in major cities acr...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 3

…The University reported that emergency student funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act has been awarded to approxi- mately 5 percent of eligible stu- dents as of Tuesday. The CARES Act, which offered emergency grants to institutions of higher education to counteract the effects of the pandemic, pro- vided $25.2 million to the Univer- sity of Michigan-Ann Arbor with the condition that at least half ...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 4

…DESIGN BY JULIA SCHACHINGER Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Troy Thousands gather across Michigan to protest police brutality 4B Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com PHOTO PHOTO 4A Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com PHOTOS BY MICHIGAN DAILY STAFF PHOTOGRAPHERS …

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 5

…protesters. This disparity forces the finan- cial hypocrisy of this country to light. In response to the jarring lack of PPE for healthcare workers, President Donald Trump stated, “the Federal government is not supposed to be out there buying vast amounts of items and then shipping … we’re not a shipping clerk.” However, he quickly changed tune when Ameri- can citizens took to the streets to protest, mobilizing nearly a dozen federal a...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 6

…6 OPINION Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com OPINION A s you consider joining the ranks of the leaders and the best, I can’t, in good conscience, allow you to make the decision to come to the University of Michigan without taking the time to share this with you. As someone who chose to come to the University, I know how exciting it is to envision yourself here. Scrolling through the websites and social me...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 7

…It’s said that every theater is inhab- ited by at least one ghost, and contrary to legends propagated by Halloween, these ghosts do not like the dark. Thus, when the curtain falls and a theater’s house empties, an employee will leave a light — a ghost light — to burn onstage until the performers return. Across the world, ghost lights have remained on and untouched for months. But the lives of performers continue offstage, each day add...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 8

…8 Thursday, June 4 , 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ARTS Kip Moore’s earthy, varied ‘Wild World’ Kip Moore entered my life the way most country singers did in 2011 — by singing about a truck. More precisely, “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck.” For months on end the cheeky, feel-good track was playing every time I turned on the radio. Successful follow-up singles “Beer Money” and “Hey Pretty Girl” ostensibly signalled Kip’s com- i...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 9

…9 MICHIGAN IN COLOR Ok, America. Prove me wrong. At the turn of the 2010s, the ingenious use of social media by young activists during the Arab Spring set the world ablaze. In the blink of an eye, young people transformed social media from a prom picture party hub to an outlet of revolutionary information. Via fledgling platforms like Facebook and Twitter, users shared demonstration sites, tear gas remedies and even tips to...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 10

…10 Thursday, June , 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR The Arab/Muslim role in dismantling Anti- Black racism MAYA MOKH MiC Staff Writer I address my community not from a place of guilt, as I, too, have been there and found it to be unproductive and paralyzing. I address my community from a place of love and urgency. We non-Black Arabs, especially those of us with proximity to whiteness, have played an im...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 11

…Dear , it’s time to address our anti-black racism JENNY CHONG MiC Staff Writer A statement from the Black Student Union “Are you sure you want to go to school there? Isn’t it near Detroit, which is full of dangerous black people?” said my Chinese dad after I had gotten accepted to the Uni- versity of Michigan last spring. My dad was not supportive of my decision to enroll at the University for a few reasons — one of them being his ...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 12

…1 Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Red Berenson appointed special adviser to Big Ten commissioner When new Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren visited Yost Ice Arena in February, he was on a mission. Warren set a goal to see every team at every Big Ten institution play at least once in the first year of his tenure, so watching the Michigan hockey team take on Wisconsin on Feb. 7 was just a step alon...…

June 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 116) • Page Image 13

…1 Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Amidst crisis, ‘M’ adjusts its recruiting As the Michigan football team adjusted to a new norm in early March, coach Jim Harbaugh and director of recruiting Matt Dudek found themselves working on a new playbook. With the Wolverines’ spring practice slate wiped out due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Harbaugh and Dudek turned their attention toward preventing Michiga...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 1

…“You were born on purpose,” Yusef Salaam, public speaker and one of the Exonerated 5, said. “If you were born on purpose, then you were born with a purpose.” Salaam spoke to a crowd of more than 400 people at the Michigan Union Ballroom on Monday night. Sponsors of the event included Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, the Ford School of Public Policy and the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, among many others. The Exone...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 2

…The Ann Arbor City Council The Ann Arbor City Council renewed a parking lease with renewed a parking lease with the University of Michigan the University of Michigan and renamed the East Stadium and renamed the East Stadium Bridges after former Rep. Bridges after former Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., at its John Dingell, D-Mich., at its meeting on Monday. meeting on Monday. Council voted to continue Council voted to continue...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 3

…“Six months in jail, this officer asked me a question that seemed basic,” Salaam said. “He said ‘Hey there, who are you? ‘I’ve been watching you. You are not supposed to be here. Who are you?’” LSA freshman Temilolu Yusuf told The Daily she enjoyed hearing Salaam talk about the role of religion in his journey through prison. “I love the fact that he really incorporated religion and the role of religion in his incarceratio...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Alanna Berger Brittany Bowman Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Mary Rolfes Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White Lola Yang ERIN WHITE Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Tuesday, February 4, 2020 — 5 When listening to her song “Christmas Lights,” you might think Ingrid Michaelson is describing the sadness of missing a loved one during the holidays; however, she’s actually narrating the thoughts of Joyce Byers, the mother of a missing boy in another dimension from the Netflix series “Stranger Things.” “You’re not here, but you’re here / I can still hear you ca...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 6

…6 — Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com WHISPER SUBMIT A WHISPER By Robin Stears ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 02/04/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 02/04/20 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 ACROSS 1 Madeline of “History of the World, Part I” 5 Respectful address to a woman 9 Declare void 14 Sailing o...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, February 4, 2020 — 7 Michigan dispatches Michigan State, prepares for Big Ten Championships Land der Berge, Land am Strome — the national anthem of Austria— played in Canham Natatorium to open up the swim and dive meet on Friday night against Michigan State (8-7-1, 1-4-1) on the Michigan men and women swim teams’ senior night. Senior Felix Auböck from Austria, the NCAA c...…

February 04, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 62) • Page Image 8

…8 — Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Practice had already ended a while back, Monday at Yost Ice Arena. Yet there were still teachings to come. Michigan coach Mel Pearson had just finished answering questions from a group of reporters in the lobby of the hockey offices. He got up and headed to go join the rest of his staff, but at the last moment — just before disappearing around the corne...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 4, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM About 200 community members and students attended the Let’s End Sexual Assault Summit on Tuesday at Eastern Michigan University which featured a keynote speech by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. In its second year, the event included a full day of discussions, panels and break-out sessions on how to ad...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 2

…Ann Arbor City Council representatives discussed a potential decision to transport the city’s recyclables to Lansing as opposed to redeveloping the city’s materials recovery facility at their meeting Monday night. Ann Arbor hasn’t had an operational MRF since 2016, when the facility was shut down due to safety concerns that emerged from overuse. In the interim, the city has been sending local recyclables 250 miles away t...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 3A When asked whether it was the actions of the Trump administration or the actions of previous administrations that had more impact on the current relationship, Shirk said that the administrations of former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and George Bush have caused current tensions between China and the United States. Shirk furthered her ...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Mary Rolfes Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White Lola Yang FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily....…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, December 4, 2019 — 5 The world that the final season of “The Man in the High Castle” is being released into is a very different place than when first commissioned by Amazon Prime Studios back in 2015. Now, in 2019, the show has lost some of its early praise and is no longer Amazon’s most-watched original series. Most simply put, the series is based on Philip...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 6

…6A — Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com By Jeff Eddings ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 12/04/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 12/04/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 ACROSS 1 Retina 5K computer 5 Pet collar clip-on 10 Theme park with a geodesic dome 15 Bite 16 Bête __ 17 Place to get clean 18 Medicat...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 8

…Wednesday, December 4, 2019 // The Statement 2B Managing Statement Editor Andrea Pérez Balderrama Deputy Editors Matthew Harmon Shannon Ors Associate Editor Eli Rallo Designers Liz Bigham Kate Glad Copy Editors Silas Lee Emily Stillman Photo Editor Danyel Tharakan Editor in Chief Maya Goldman Managing Editor Finntan Storer statement THE MICHIGAN DAILY | DECEMBER 4, 2019 O n a Thursday afternoon, I sit in the Cr...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 9

…I n September of this semester, I made one of, if not the most, significant purchases of my 21 years to date: a houseplant. But this purchase wasn’t just your standard, run-of- the-mill desktop succulent (though don’t get me wrong, I have one of those too). This was a glorious fern, with slender green branches overflowing from her pot and smelling of earth and living things; carefully selected from her almost-but-not-quite as equally fo...…

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