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April 13, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 112) • Page Image 19

… head from scratching itself. A squirrel disease expert has diag- nosed the creature with notoedric mange, a condition where mites bury themselves under the squirrel's skin, causing all of its fur to fall…

… fur) has been taken from it by a terrible dis- ease. What does the squirrel do? It doesn't stagger around the Diag in the early winter months with its hair fall- ing out, eventually keeling over and…

…0 0 Weighing in The Statement columnists give their opinions on Ann Arbor's best Best Textbook Store Shaman Drum By Eileen Hengel / Daily Staff Writer Squirrel fashion Pena 1- 9-11 r Country…

… out. Usu- ally, squirrels with this disease die from exposure in the winter months. But this particular squirrel will live, 7 ou know spring has hit Ann Arbor when the ranks of the .;harmonica…

…-playing dudes out- side tlhe UGLi swell from one or two solitary shiverers to a whole drum- banging crew. Their Diag takeover is one of Ann Arbor's finest fair-weath- er hallmarks, and you'll appreciate it all…

… may be asking yourself, is a "badonkadonk" anyway? Con- however, because the winter months havL passed. It will become immune to the mite and grow all of its fur back. Yes! The squirrel's clothing (its…

… dying a pathetic, lonely, naked death. It perseveres through hardship. The squirrel fights, and one spring day, it wakes up and realizes it is going sensus definition pegs it as a woman's particularly…

… have to do with fashion? The diseased squirrel is sig- naling a change. School is ending, spring is here, and what else could that mean but rebirth? If you need reinven- tion or rejuvenation in your…

… season for change. Scared to bust out? Just think of yourself as a mang- ey squirrel with open wounds on top of your bald head. Ready for change now? Maybe this was just an excuse to talk about the…

squirrel I saw the other day. Whatever, you can decide for yourself. The squirrel loves it. I love it. You love it. We all love it. - Faria can be reached at fjabbar@umich.edu worst-of-pop installment…

April 12, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 117) • Page Image 4

… Associated Press. religion f' y RZ }ice. k, F. %' ALEXANDER HONKALA LMMINC [hRADE 01 Squirrel huggers SAM SINGER SAM'S ..B here's a reason I shy away from the squirrels in the Diag. It's not their unusual…

squirrel-on-squirrel debauch- ery. The room was ravaged. Hidden under a blan- ket of empty shells, the carpet and the once-orderly food corner were barely recognizable. Other traces of foul play - from my…

… comforter to my keyboard - spread far and wide. Squirrel pellets, the last ves- tiges of the lavish banquet, had been peppered about the room. How they got in was unclear. The room, equipped with four walls…

… and a ceiling, had always appeared closed off to the outside world. What mattered was that they wouldn't be coming back. No squirrel in the right mind, I was told, would chance a break-in with the space…

… rectangular sheets of super glue. It may have looked like a war zone, but it was squirrel-proof, and we slept easy. Cut off, the invaders grew sloppier and more aggressive by the day. Worse, our presence in the…

… homework. It wasn't the most interesting research, but I think I found some answers. Did you know squirrels don't hibernate? It's the truth. Much like us, they spend their winters rela- tively inactive…

…, which typically take place in mid-to-late fall, so critical. A successful forag- ing season will strongly correlate with a squirrel's capacity to accumulate body fat during the winter. It's a survival…

… strategy, and in an urban ecosystem like Ann Arbor's where provisions are scarce, it's one that requires total optimization. Enter the Squirrel Club. Founded in 2002, the organization boasts a membership of…

… more than 350. It convenes weekly (in groups of about 50) during warm months and less often over the win- ter, to feed on-campus squirrel populations. I know what you're thinking, and you're right: the…

… act of feeding a squirrel, in-and-of itself, is harmless. The problem comes, however, when the process is streamlined - in this case, when fifty kids walk around campus every week showering squirrels

April 18, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 116) • Page Image 22

… 20 percent ofeach paycheckthey get this summer. Plan C: I have this friend of mine who is a squirrel. His name is Lawrence and he says he can hook me up with a job as a squirrel. He says that squirrels

… have a good life, because they are the only ones inAnn Arbor who get to sleep on the Diag. And people feed you too, Lawrence says, he says you get plenty of nuts on the Diag. And he says people feed you…

… other things, like bits of Panchero's burritos and delicious chipatis. And he says squirrels command respect. He says they plan to promote a squirrel candidate for University president this summer. And he…

… says all the girls think squirrels are just a trip. I'll take it, I say, I'll be a squirrel this summer. Who says I don't have a plan? ~i the Best in Ann Arbor! Stop by 1 Featuring COOL COW All Natural…

April 14, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 119) • Page Image 4

… answer to all of the world's problems isn't a rally on the Diag or a march on City Hall, nor is it complaining or-writing a newspaper column or anything else so superficial for that matter. And since that…

…'m just being an asshole, you haven't been paying enough atten- tion. Not that I'd blame you. Hoard can be reached at j.ho@umich.edu. LETTER TO THE EDITOR iO Cdlunm st misunertad role, ben of Squirrel

… Club To THE DAILY: Sam Singer's article about the Squirrel Club (Squirrel Huggers, 04/12/05) is thoroughly inac- curate. The first problem with his article is its numbers: He says that our meetings…

… average 50 attendants, which they do perhaps twice a year, but more normallyabout 10-15 people attend (and perhaps five in cold weather). This is noth- ing near the roving band of 50 squirrel

…-feeding students Singer portrays. Numbers aside, the article misunderstands the University ecosystem and our club's purposes. All animals adapt to their surroundings when finding food. The squirrels on campus are…

… depen- dent on student garbage for food - who hasn't seen a squirrel rooting around a dumpster or trash can? Singer's point that squirrels fed by humans are in danger of lacking food during the winter is…

… unfounded, as trash is never absent from campus. However, the Squirrel Club does not like to see squirrels eating trash, and we instead supply the squirrels with a healthier alternative - unsalted peanuts and…

… sunflower seeds. Our efforts do not impact the squirrels' ability to survive: their well- nourished nature is shown by the much larger- than-average size of squirrels on campus. In a further effort for…

squirrel welfare, we deal with a significant number of injured squirrels every year, forwarding them;on to the properly trained animal-rescue staff. Addi- tionally, club members are currently involved in an…

… effort to combat the epidemic of squir- rel mange on campus, which is a skin disease treatable with antibiotics. Singer asks the club to "think of the squirrels." We do so now and will continue to. Jason…

April 03, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 127) • Page Image 2

…2 - Tuesday, April 3, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MUSTACHE LAUGHS Be very, very quiet - I'm hunting squirrel You know it's spring in Ann Arbor. when the sun comes out and the snow…

… melts away. You watch as April show- ers bring May flowers. And sometimes, something really odd happens that makes the entire depressing winter worthwhile. I was walking on the Diag last spring, enjoying…

… assembly of squirrels. "All right," I thought, "there's an image of pure generosity. Once done with his hard-won food, he's good enough to offer scrumptious charity to the ubiquitous squirrels." But then I…

April 11, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 114) • Page Image 15

…'s all the free stuff you can get. Jane: If you were invisible, what would you do? Matt: I would probably go to the Diag and hit protesters in the balls. I think that would be nice. How about you, Jane…

… time in the Arb. But I don't want to go there with anyone. I want to cuddle with the squirrels and run around in the buff. I could be Jane of the Arb. OK Matt, here's a doozy of a question for you. What…

April 17, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 136) • Page Image 8

… scheduled to appear on the Diag today for the first annual Spring Thaw, it still promises to be one great fund - raising concert extravaganza. Running from 11:45 until 6:30 p.m., Spring Thaw will feature…

… ensemble that won the Battle of the Bands, Iodine Raincoats. Although the concert is free, Spring Thaw organizers will be wandering around the Diag with buckets in hand. They will be seeking support for the…

…, take a break and check out any of the nine local bands at the Spring Thaw. If you don't go for the music, at least go4 for the worthy cause, the sunshine, the squirrels, or just the crowd. 'Arizona…

April 17, 1987 (vol. 97, iss. 136) • Page Image 18

… (last year's winner) got one vote less than "me." BEST THING ABOUT ANN ARBOR The "cute fat squirrels" got a vote. Hmmm, they are delicious, but it's hard to nail the little suckers without the stray…

… bullets taking out Diag passersby. BEST (FILL-IN-THE-BLANK) The Grad service elevator got a vote for "Best Place to do it." "Gee, honey, did the earth move for you, too?"a are free to Up for, ."I was too t…

April 17, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 102) • Page Image 5

… therapy dogs in the Diag on Wednesday, April 16,2014. MGo Study "Feeding campus squirrels is calming and may increase your final grade by 38%. #empiricalsquirrel #MGoStudy" @ARBORSQUIRREL "#MGoStudy I…

… Thursday Night Live and Kol HaKovod concert 7:30 p.m. Hillel Free EDM concert 4-7 p.m. Diag Achievement in the Arts awards show 8 p.m. Mendelssohn Theatre Salto Dance Company performance 4 to 6 p…

April 02, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 126) • Page Image 1

… the fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha late last night. The probate serves to celebrate and announce to campus new members of the fraternity. At last night's event on the Diag, the pair's performance included…

… uncertain While Harvard, Princeton groups gain speed, 'U goes without ByJILLIAN BERMAN Daily StaffReporter The University has student groups for everyone from squirrel enthusiasts to jet engine connois…

…- seurs, but there's one population of students you won't find hand- ing out quarter sheets on the Diag - those who choose to remain celibate until marriage. While pro-abstinence groups at some of the…

April 15, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 130) • Page Image 4

… for president of the Squirrel Club. 8. Print lots of little colored pieces of paper with nothing on them and pass them out on the Diag. See if any- one notices the difference. 9. Abolish something. 10…

… short but quick. 3. Grow beard. 4. Start to read the news and hold opinions. S. Join the Squirrel Club. It's always a good idea to have your first few goals be relatively frivolous and/or unambitious…

… and smell it with- out looking silly. 15. Run for the president of my kids' school board, then dismantle it because school boards are plain annoying. There's always the Squirrel Club. You could be…

April 02, 2012 (vol. 122, iss. 120) • Page Image 2

… computer and keyboard were found damaged, Uni- versity Police reported. It is likely that a squirrel entered through an open window and chewed the equipment. Reading material WHERE: Rachel Upjohn Building…

… areduced subscription rate.On-campus subscriptions for falltermare$3a. Subscriptionsmust be prepaid. 0 to 6 p.m. WHERE: Student Publica- tions Building WHO: Hillel WHEN: Today at 3 p.m. WHERE: The Diag

April 19, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 122) • Page Image 1

… air from drafting through the poorly insulated windows. The screens on the windows had gotten so bad that a squirrel managed to enter Fraumann's room, scratched him and woke mm up from a nap. "It was…

… Daily Staff Reporter For the 3 to 7 percent of students diag- nosed with Attention Deficit Hyperac- tivity Disorder, stimulants like Ritalin or Adderall may mean the difference between success and…

April 13, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 112) • Page Image 4

… them the te eothe 'M It's where young alumn bring their babies and toddlers to scoot around and chase squirrels. It's where I sit and watch the people pass by. At the heartof the Diag lies the infamous…

… * Preserving free speech and lobbying the administration so that all students can chalk the Diag without worrying that their hard work w ill be powerwashed away * Keeping the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library open…

…, respectively. They can he reached over e-mail at mjna- gran a umich.edu and osavic(aumich.edu. Thank-you notes and love letters I t seems fitting to wre my last col- umn sitting here on the Diag. For four years…

… gift from the class of 1953: the bronze block M' which is as familiar a symbol to ERIN us as the American MARSH flag that flies at the t\ Diag's north edge. Sidewalks radiate off the Diag like arteries…

… University of Michigan have given me that bigger blanket. It surrounds me and wraps me in comfort, security, knowledge and self assurance. I luxuriate in it. The sun is beginning to set on the Diag. Soon it…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 14

…. Run for president of the Squirrel Club. 8. Print lots of little colored pieces of paper with nothing on them and pass them out on the Diag. See if anyone notices the difference. 9. Abolish something. 10…

…. He is short but quick. 3. Grow a beard. 4. Start to read the news and hold opinions. 5. Join the Squirrel Club. It's always a good idea to have your first few goals be relatively frivolous and…

April 06, 2011 (vol. 121, iss. 125) • Page Image 7

… isolated, so you'd have both the trees and the squirrels and the muskrats and all that, but some- times a little bit of a party atmo- sphere." Elizabeth Zollweg, project manager of the North Cam- pus…

… properly diag- nose, treat and prevent traumatic brain injuries, he said. "It is very important to recog- nize that sports are not the only way a concussion is suffered," Sleet said. "It is also important to…

April 04, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 109) • Page Image 17

… was in the Arb marveling at obese squirrels. "Jesse Jackson" - On the steps of the grad library, talking to Agnes Aleobua. Aleobua was cutting a fine figure in her Levi's Engineered Jeans and "Michigan…

… I spy with my little eye at the Diag among the drug dealers and protestors but Rolf, that son-of-a- Canadian-whore international student I had been trying to get even with for some time. He was…

April 11, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 112) • Page Image 4

…. Sometime in the next six months, my sources tell me, they will stage a coup (possibly in league with the fierce and fearsome Diag squirrels). I tried to corroborate this story, but tree #2138, the alleged…

… last week, when I watched people walking through the Diag from the third floor of Mason Hall. It is really amazing how quickly students have rejected the old paradigm. A new, wishy- washy breeze is…

… blowing. * All of the trees on campus are involved in a conspiracy to take over the University. You probably don't believe this, but I have proof. Go to any tree in the Diag and look on its north or west…

April 22, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 117) • Page Image 3

… of dead ani- mals were reported by DPS officials Sunday. In the first incident, a dead squirrel was found in the courtyard of East Quad residence hall around 9 a.m., DPS reports state. In the second…

… box, ODN Table, The Diag, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. J "Book Drive for RAIL's Free Books For Prisoners Program," spon- sored by The Revolutionary Anti- Imperialist League, The Diag, 11. a.m.-4 p.m. J "Evolution…

April 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 108) • Page Image 4

… obligatory #the- michigandiffer- ence. As of late, The Michigan Dif- ference's online HEMA presence has KARUNA- been reduced KARA to sophomoric tales such as "fed a squirrel on the Diag" or "chugged four Natty…

April 12, 1984 (vol. 94, iss. 154) • Page Image 8

… lease. Call Campus Rentals 665- 8825" cCtc CAMPUS PARKING: Monitored spaces available for monthly lease. 769-8520 Ext. 241. cCtc SUBLET - One Bedroom Apt., Air, Balcony, 10 min. from Diag. $220/month, 663…

… the thick 8 Whitetail 5 |6 I7 18 0 9 10 11 See 61 Down Upsetting Be featured 12 Bell sound 15 Squirrel away 21 Swamp feature 22 Ghostly sound 26 Bring joy 27 Many wks. 29 Unaided 30 100% 31 Wild duck…

April 06, 1977 (vol. 87, iss. 148) • Page Image 6

… min, to Diag, price neg. 668-7367. 93U413 AIRY, spacious 2-bdrm, apt. in resi- dential area available for spring and! summer. Price negotiable. Call 662- 1892 persistently. dU408 BRIGHT, SUNNY 2 bedroom…

…, laundry service, 1 block rooms, bi-level. Call Rod or Jeff, from campus with parking and ROOMS in friendly co-ed house. 662-0399,dU407 friendly squirrels. Call 662-2876. Good location, furnished, parking…

… bedrooml bi-level apt. in house. 2-3 people. One block from Diag. Negotiable. Nancy, 668-7761. 19U408 THE BLUE HOUSE on East U. at Greenwood. 3 singles, 1 double- huge, sunny rooms in beautiful house…

April 07, 1977 (vol. 87, iss. 149) • Page Image 6

…. in house. 2-3 people. friendly squirrels. Call 662-2876. One block from Diag. Negotiable. Ltd. Price negotiable. 12U407 Nancy, 668-7761. 19U408 S. University at Washtenaw MAY-AUG. SUBLET. Spacious four…

…Ctc 0*3 minutes from Diag - --_---- All apartments furnishedTHOMPSON APARTMENTS * Al aprtmets urnihed350 THOMPSON , One bedrooms $174/month 1 Tdom 0 Other types from $67.50 Furnished 1 bedroom and…

… steps away from ;Iouse. Dishwasher, A/C, great se- campus. 662-4877. dU419 curity, parking, 5 min. to Diag' price neg. 668-7367. 93U413 SPRING/SUMMER or Summer only ------ --- ---- - -- Rooms available in…

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