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February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 1

…4br 4JIF filic i an '43 at Im Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, February 9, 2009 ONE NIGHT, ONE MIC: NAS IN YPSI michigandaily.com MICHIGAN STUDENT ASSEMBLY Two cands emerge for MSA pres. Michigan Action Party dissolves, new parties set to form By TREVOR CALERO Daily News Editor Over the past five semesters, the Michigan Action Party has main- tained a monopoly over the Michi- gan Student Assembly, claiming a majority of the seats on the assem- ...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 2

…2A - Monday, February 9, 2009 N e- w s The Michigan Daly michigandaily.com 2A - Monday, February 9, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Maryland mulls campus gun ban BREAT(TN' TN THE BTALLTROOMf A proposedlawinMaryland would ban guns, knives and other deadly weapons from college campuses in the state, The Diamondback at the University of Maryland reported. An existingstate law bans weap- ons from K-12 public schools, but the propos...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, February 9, 2009 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS CONCORD, N.H. *Recession sending more students to community colleges College freshman Elizabeth Hebert's choice of a four-year school suddenly got too expensive. George Haseltine already has a business degree, but he concluded after several layoffs that he needed more training to get work. So, in the middle of this school year, both landed at New Hamp- shire Tec...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 4

…4A - Monday, February 9, 2009 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umith.edu GARY GRACA ROBERT SOAVE COURTNEY RATKOWIAK EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR 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 their authors. FR TEDAILY Releasin...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday; February 9, 2009 - 5A Finding the right reality show host Reality competition - a cat- egory which now includes everything from classic game shows like "Jeopardy" to exotic ventures like "The Amazing Race" - is among the fastest-growing i television genres of all time. And * with so many new shows popping JANVWE up recently, there BLOM are some shows that succeed and many more that are utter sh...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 6

…6A-Monday, February 9, 2009 the michigan daily The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 PARKING SPACE AT corner of Divi- sion/Huron. Easy access, paved lot - plowed/salted. $135/mo. 994-8120. PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed. on central campus. 734-741-9300. for rent 0.@ !! AVAILABLE FOR FALL!! Spacious unfurnished two bedroom. Close to U/M campus. A/C, dish- washer, laundry, balcony, free parking...…

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…1 0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, February 9, 2009 - 7A * The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Monday, February 9, 2009 - 7A Two candidates emerge for MSA's top position From Page 1A he said. Baydoun, who has yet to choose anti developed goals for the future a vice president or decide upon a of MSA, but when they looked name, said his party is focusing on at whether those goals could be the substance behind the goals. acco...…

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…8A - Monday, February 9, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 ' I'' SSS 7 4menicac ~Ue'l~ck3 Internships Available Programs and Offices with Internships Available: Peace Programs Health Programs Operations Other " Democracy " Disease Control e"Special Events Planning " Education * Human Rights * Mental Health * Fundraising * Research * Americas * Public Information " Conflict Resolution * Volunteer/Art Services e China : cart...…

February 09, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 90) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com I February 9, 2009 * No. 1 UConn pulls away from 'M' late 0 Icers can't afford to have letdown periods MEN'S GYMNASTICS Cameron selected to U.S. Senior National Team J sewas the kind of play even stopping us," Rust said after Friday's a casual hockey fan would 6-2 win over Lake Superior State. appreciate. "We're just getting outworked the With less than six seconds first couple of shifts, and I think ...…

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…2B - February 9, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2B - February 9, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Switzer speeds below four-minute mile mark Delaware State game is lose- lose for 31' Senior's 3:58:86 time is fifth-best time in Michigan track and field history By ROGER SAUERHAFT Daily Sports Writer The sub four-minute mile has long been the measuring stick of great long-distance runners, and Justin Switzer joined the...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com February 9, 2009- 3B The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom February 9, 2009- 38 . ' 6 i r'. . , t. :; d M1 Nemitz earns MVP honors in tournament By IAN KAY would eventually add three more Daily Sports Writer runs, though Taylor's pitching performance - no baserunners If this weekend was any indi- in the game's final four innings cation, junior pitcher Nikki - rendered the insurance scores Nemitz has p...…

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…4B - February 9, 2009 T Mcg Di- cgaay The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com REID From page 1B expression. For the first time all game, one of the Wolverines looked wild- eyed, overwhelmed. For everything they had done right, for everything that had gone their way, one measly missed lay- up led to an 8-0 Connecticut run and a10-point swing that tied the game at 31. Sure, Michigan kept it close after that, but it was only a matter of time bef...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 1

…DICKSON: WHEN BEING YOURSELF ISN'T ENOUGH OPINION, PAGE 4 NOT TALKING RETIREMENT BASEMENT ARTS TAKES ON 'A FEW GOOD MEN' LLOYD CARR SAYS HE'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE SPORTS, PAGE 8 ARTS, PAGE 5 (Iie 11c114an DaIl ..I $. .%NHN RE II SEIN TEN YEA N I I I lT)RIAL FEEI I.I 1I Ann Arbor, Michigan www.michigandaily.com riday, February 9, 2007 MAKING WAY FOR NORTH QUAD POKING THE NEXT PHOTOS FROM FACEBOOK COM 2008 White House hopefuls are using soc...…

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…2 - Friday, February 9, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: The Extremist Arbor Anecdotes Before You Were Here THURSDAY: Campus Characters Why are there so many unread Wall Street Journals lying around campus? Not because students want the latest financial news While walking across campus, no intention of reading it, though. you've probably tripped over a tat- Sometimes, the trial subscrip- tered copy o...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 9, 2007 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS MECCA, Saudi Arabia Palestinian faction leaders sign deal to share power Rival Palestinian factions signed a power-sharing accord aimed at ending months of bloodshed yes- terday, agreeing that the Islamic militant group Hamas would head a new coalition government that would "respect" past peace agree- ments with Israel. However, Israel and the U.S. have demanded ...…

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…4 -Friday, February 9, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com . C74C M 'i ail 4,a1,,IM Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 413 E. Huron St. eAnn Arbor MI 48104 W., tothedaily@umich.edu The problem is that at first he was not eating food, but now he is eating food and that has helped him significantly." - ALl RODRIGUEZ, Venezuelan ambassador to Cuba, on the alleged resurgence of Cuban President Fidel...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 9, 2007 - 5 'U' groups aim to 'Encompass' diversity The shadow of Aaron Sorkin looms over North Campus. They can handle it BASEMENT ARTS TWEAKS SORKIN'S CLASSIC 'A FEW GOOD MEN' By WHITNEY DIBO DailyArts Writer When Theatre and Drama senior Adam Miller- Batteau decided to direct Aaron Sorkin's "A Few Good Men" through Base- ment Arts, he knew audi- A Few ence members would come Good ...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 6

…6- The Michigan Daily -Friday, February 9, 2007 the michigan daily 6 0 PARKING SPACES AVAIL On Central Campus Call 668-1100. ! ! TREE City Properties ! ! Houses & Apartments Available 2007 6 Bdrm: 1115 Packard $3100 Sept. 5 Bdrm: 925 Sylvan $3000 Sept. 4 Bdrm: 812 Packard $2600 Sept. 3 Bdrm: 616 S. Division $1725 Sept. 2 Bdrm: 915 Greenwood $1100 Sept. www.treecityproperties.com 734-994-8733 ! 1, 2, 6 bdrm. apt. for lease. Off Hill St. 734...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com CAMPAIGN From page 1 ing some candidates and bash- ing others. Many presidential hopefuls have joined the independent Facebook groups as a way of increasing their visibility. John Edwards, for example, is a member of 93 groups, includ- ing The Largest Facebook Group Ever. If Facebook is any indica- tion, Obama will be the 44th president. One Million Strong for Barack has the most members of any group sup...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 8

…6 8 - Friday, February 9, 2007 Blue falls on road By ANDY REID Daily Sports Writer IOWA CITY - For Iowa, play- ing the Michigan women's bas- ketball team was like a game of dominoes. Knock MICHIGAN 9 one down, IOWA 66 and the rest will follow. Inorder to disassemble the Wol- verines, the Hawkeyes first had to attack the lead domino: fresh- man center Krista Phillips. When she fell, Michigan had no answer, and the Hawkeyes stormed their way to...…

February 09, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 95) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 9, 2007 - 9 Freshman Adam DeJong, who won a state title at Canham Natatorium while in high school, hopes to add to his trophy collection while at Michigan. Prep champs fond of Canham By COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily Sports Writer As a sophomore and senior, Adam DeJong and Grant Burtch were champions at Canham Ntatorium. High school state meet cham- pions, that is. But the current Michigan f...…

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…10 - Friday, February 9, 2007 10 -Fridy, Fbruay 9,2007The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom * a I ~a cj~ Guys and Gal1s, fidsmething; unique, sassy, fun~, and sty1ish person or.yourself thsValtine's Day4 RUO46 h1 AD AND GET 1011; OFF TH AN )RUHASE I> ALAN RESTAURANT Fine Italian Cooking by Mama Rosa " BEER " WINE *"LIQUOR " OUTDOOR CAeF 0 OPEN SEVEN .DAYS1 b M E , OT11 Q 3 $ " .th U n ~ l * wft~ i Obove EsroRIy.IiM (734),222-07155 Val...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 1

…Thursday, February 9, 2006 i Rv; STRUGESĀ£ COMPT WI ,.Rf _ N;A T( 1\e..,R TH SAT Opinion 4A Alison Go wants podcasted lectures Arts SA Avery Hopwood's play comes to Mendelssohn Sports 8A Cagers set to take on Buckeyes One-hundred-fifteen years ofedntorialfreedom -rn-rn---- www.rmch/zrandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 72 @2006 The Michigan Daily O J 'U ' expects jump in funding Percentage change in state funding $...…

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…2A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 9, 2006 NATION/WORLD Bush rebukes Muslim violence NEWS IN BRIEF 1 mm. wu ~ mm~a r~u-- m ~m- - m ua.- President chides press to remember responsibilites of its freedom WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush condemned the deadly rioting sparked by cartoons of the prophet Muhammad yesterday, and his secre- tary of state accused Iran and Syria of trying "to inflame sentiments" across the Muslim world. Bu...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 3

… NEWS ON CAMPUS * Michigan Idol to hold tryouts Tryouts for the Michigan Idol talent contest will be held today at 9 p.m. on the lower floor of the Michigan Union. The final prize for the winning contestant is $500. Judges will see 50 contestants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Anyone wishing to participate should pre- pare a two-minute audition piece. Hawaiian scholar to lecture today Haunani-Kay Trask, a renowned scholar of Hawaiian st...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 4

…4A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 9, 2006 OPINION albe liitcigau 3 ui~g DoNN M. FRESARD Editor in Chief EMILY BEAM CHRISTOPHER ZBROZEK Editorial Page Editors ASHLEY DINGES Managing Editor i EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com NOTABLE QUOTABLE '4All we've got is fear, and we're going to keep playing the fear card." - Sen. ...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 5

…Thursday February 9, 2006 arts. michigandaily. com artspage@michigandaily. com R TS91iigan Bailg 5A .S A... ..... Treat albums like art Belle & Sebastian aren't exactly the kind of band you'd expect to cause controversy. The lithe, pretty, melodic lines that support clever, sometimes heartwrenching lyrics seem more likely to serve as lullabies to the hip- ster set, not material for rabid contention. But for the intense emotional attach- ...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 6

…6A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 9. 20C the michigan daily !! FALL 2006 !! 715 & 721 Chuch St. !! You have to see it to believe it!! Incredible loca- tion, beautiful and quiet. 1, 2 bdrmp. apts. Easy in/out prkg. Free heat & water. Ldry. avail. No pets. No smkg. Many furnished. Call Bobbie at 734-320-1245. !! GREATAPITS. & HSES. FOR 06-07!! A combination of quality and prices you can't Beat! We have Hses. &Apts. all over A2 w/ som...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 7

… NEWS The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7A *MPP Continued from page 1A observers had speculated MPP could be seen as too inexperienced to run are heading up the Defend Affirmati not yet announced Fox cosponsor lution to create t Review SelectC the assembly. task is to monitor The party's slogan is "Better hous- When asked w ing, better classes, a better student said: "My involve government." reflection of my b Fox and Nowin...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 8

…8A -The Michigan Daily -Thursday, February 9, 2006 ARTS Jake offers something for everyone By Trevor Campbell Daily Arts Writer MTV's barbershop reality can't cut it Years of writing, recording and touring can lead to stressful situations and hard times. Yet Gaines- ville, Fla. quintet Less Than Jake has thrived for 13 years. Perhaps it's their genre-bend- Less Than ing style, including influences Jake from ska, pop, punk, jazz and Tuesda...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 9

…Thursday February 9, 2006 sports. michigandaily. com sports@michigandaily.com OERTllSiigan tii 9A 9A Buc s brin N y it into By Matt Singer Daily Sports Editor Coming into last Saturday's matchup with Iowa, the Michigan s men's basketball team was seldom reminded of its disastrous 2004- 05 season. At the midway point of . . the Big Ten season, the Wolverines ALEX DZIADOSZ/Daily boasted a 6-2 record, already claim- The duo of Dion Harris and...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 10

…10A - The Michigan Daily - Thursday, February 9, 2006 Wechter sprints for M' as his twin hurdles for Irish By Kimberly Chou Daily Sports Writer Somewhere between the years of dirty diapers and nursery school, sophomore sprinter Andrew Wechter and brother Austin endured the bane of identical twins everywhere - matching outfits. "When we were real little, our par- ents would dress us alike," Wechter said. "I would always wear blue and he woul...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 11

…0 0 0 EQMC Continued from page 4B car mental pop group Slumber Party. yo Linn, who heard about EQMC while set he was in high school, described ing Slumber Party as "one of my favor- cor ite bands period. They're all-girl be indie-pop, and mostly vocal with a drum machine. It's pretty rare to see EQ an all-girl band these days. Detroit fol has got a pretty good scene right sh now, and this is one branch from that net scene." alri Joining th...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 12

… 0 7f 3.I From The Editors R.ADOMSTDTI !ER E 3B The Daily Dish Ken Fischer confronts diversity in the University Musical Society. 3B The List A guide to the happenings, concerts and events around town this weekend. 4B EQMC The East Quad Music Cow op hosts local artists in the Halfass. 5B In My Own Words Jolene Bricker describes the complicated life of being disabled on campus. 6B Auto Symposium A discussion of the problerns and history o...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 13

…0 0 0 T1IDAI LY DISH i The best of the bad: R. Kelly and Chuck Norris Everyone's a Critic I Media Column By Kristin MacDonald Kit Ken Fischer, University Musical By Kate Sci urely you have all seen at least one chapter of R. Kelly's recent, stupendous (and, may I add, unironically Grammy-nominated) masterpiece "Trapped in the Closet." If not, get thee to the nearest computer and download the hip-hopera's 43-minute entirety. Poetry has ...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 14

… 0 -W are hired, there are some great successes, and then it becomes yesterday's news as some other hot topic takes over the inter- est of senior executives. Slow and steady may be successful, but it is not very exciting. Fundamentally, the Big Three do not in their gut believe in the value of developing people. My description of Toyota could apply almost as well to Honda. Nissan is somewhat of a different story and made bad business decis...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 15

…0 Honda. Sure, there are recalls and questions about how excit- ing designs are, but when sales are not up from last year at this time it is surprising. And market share in America and globally only seems to go in one direction: up! Why are there so many ups and downs for the traditional powerhouses in the American auto industry? Executives of these companies will blame it on external factors, or at least factors beyond their control, and t...…

February 09, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 72) • Page Image 16

… 0 0 S 0 WHYDET IS RUNNING ON R I AND WHATTO DO A A SYMPOSIUM H KURIAN POTHEN U AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY CONSULTANT JEFFREY LIKER 0 PROFESSOR, INDUSTRIAL AND OPERATIONS ENGINEERING LL I - &L~- Air- -- or many years, the i uste Automo automotive indus- a "perfect sto try has been the By Kurian Pothen tive Industry in )rm"? center of Detroit's economy. The city is home to three of the world's largest - Daimler-Chrysler, T he negativ...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…Wednesday, February 9, 2005 Weather News 3 Dems for Dean: College Democrats endorse Dean Opinion 4 Jordan Schrader: How to fight MCRI One-/undredfourteen years ofedzorialfreedom HI: 30 LOW: 1 TOMOiRROW1: 2/14 Arts 8 Low sinks with style change on new album www.mzi'hiandaily. com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXV, No. 78 02005 The Michigan Daily Abbas, Sharon call for peace SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sha...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 NATION/WORLD Rice addresses NEWS IN BRIEF U.S. foreign policy in Europe PARIS (AP) - Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice told European intel- lectuals yesterday "it is time to turn away from the disagreements of the past" that stem from the U.S. inva- sion of Iraq. Rice was giving an address on U.S. for- eignpolicy in Europe, Iraq, the Middle East and elsewhere to an audience of French s...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 3

… NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 - 3 * ON CAMPUS Speaker to promote grassroot activism, black power r Center for Afroamerican and African Studies Prof. Stephen Ward will be speak- ing at the CAAS brownbag series today at 9 a.m in Room 4701 of Haven Hall. Ward's lecture is titled Black Radical Thought, Grassroots Activism and the Roots of Black Power: Thoughts on the Lives and Work of James and Grace Lee Boggs. For more ...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 OPINION ~Iz fidiga Ui JASON Z. PESICK Editor in Chief SUHAEL MOMIN SAM SINGER Editorial Page Editors ALISON GO Managing Editor EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com NOTABLE QUOTABLE Now, you guys should be applauding on that!" - Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, to Republican lawmake...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 5

… NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 - 5 " No survivors found in last week's plane crash U.S. experts will investigate to determine the cause of the crash that killed all 104 people on Afghan plane KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - All 104 people aboard an Afghan air- liner that hit a snow-covered moun- tain last week are dead, authorities said yesterday. NATO and Afghan soldiers man- aged to inspect the crash site, 20 miles east ...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 6

…6 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday. February 9. 2005 the michigan daily I GREAT CENTRAL CAMPUS APARTMENT LOCATIONS! 608 Monroe (Behind S. Quad)' TvOe Price Term . N v i i v v V I n 1 1209 BROADWAY: $215 K. Tree-top condo, 2 bdrm., 1 1/2 baths., 2 lofts, fire- place. Agent: Victoria L. Evans. 649-4752. NEW LUXURY TOWNHOME Condos $38,000 Buying Power twp. taxes. 10 min. to UM. 2-5 bdrms. w/2 car garage. 213-4100. Eff. Bi-Level 1 Medium ...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 7

… NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 - 7 * CEASE FI RE Continued from page 1 actions against Palestinians and Israelis wherever they are," Abbas declared in a statement made after the meetings, as he, Sharon, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Jordan's King Abdullah II sat around a round table. Sharon made a similar pledge. "Today, in my meeting with chairman Abbas, we agreed that all Palestinians will stop all acts of vi...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 8

…February 9, 2005 arts. michigandaily. com artspage @rmichigandaily. com ARTS a 8 ~rq~ - '*~s.,,, ~ THE HOTTEST PICKS IN ENTERTAINMENT FROM A DAILY ARTS WRITER S Alternatives to Pitchfork - Since Pitchforkmedia.com's steady decline has turned into an all-out nosedive, fans must look elsewhere for indie-rock news and reviews. Check out the quality writing at indieworkshop.com (where you can, uh, read some of my work. Shameless, I know); j...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 9

… ARTS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 - 9 SLOW JAMS BUTLER TOSSES TOGETHER FUNK, BLUES AND ROCK WITH SKILL ..ouurtesy of u, erg -suuiuz, "I fucking hate piano lessons with Gandma." Bejar scores with help from friends By Mary Catherine Finney Daily Arts Writer The John Butler Trio debuted their eclectic fusion of blues, funk, bluegrass, R&B and reggae in their native country of Australia last year, showcas- ing their m...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 10

…February 9,20 5 sports. michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com SPORTS I 10 Cagers can't hold off No. 1 Illinois What does a moral victory look like? By Josh Holman Daily Sports Editor Despite being Michigan's seventh straight loss, last night's 57-51 defeat to No.1 Illinois proved to be a change of pace for Michigan. But some of the same prob- lems that have haunt- ed the Wolverines IL"N1s5Ā® (3-7 Big Ten, 12-12 ""H'AN 51 overall) du...…

February 09, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 78) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 -11 Corrigan matures into captain role By Sara uvingston Daily Sports Writer Dynamic. Aggressive. Efficient. When senior captain Geoff Corrigan arrived at Michigan, high school troubles had made him "a cocky kid with a chip on his shoulder," according to Michigan coach Kurt Golder. But over time, Corrigan has grown into a mature, responsible person and gym- nast. Leading his team both in and ou...…

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…12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, February 9, 2005 Injury couldn't ace Blue's Rubin By Jami Josephson Daily Sports Writer In his last year playing for the Michigan men's tennis team before trying to turn pro, senior Michael Rubin is not about to let any- thing get in his way - not even an injury. In last Saturday's win over Ball State, the veteran proved he's not so quick to retire, earning his 60th collegiate singles victory. "I didn't e...…

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