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September 06, 2011 (vol. 122, iss. 152) • Page Image 52

… photo on the Diag. According to Prof. Philip Myers, Ann Arbor squirrels get too much food from all their human interaction. Expert: Squirrels' odd behavior result of human interaction By VERONICA MENALDI…

… the squirrels. "I only like the ones in the Diag and the Law Quad though because they are receptive to human advances," Begun said. He also said he feels bad for the "scrawnier ones" in Ann Arbor. LSA…

…6 2F - Tuesday, September 6, 2011 NEW STUDENT EDITION The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Ann Arbor's pets: Why campus is nuts for squirrels Film tax cut helps A2 business con bu Oct a law…

… they meet certain qualifications and hire enough Michigan resi- dents to work for their films. "You need to have that kind of incentive to come shoot in Michi- gan," said Farah. A squirrel poses for a…

…. Philip Myers, they should have been looking atcthe squirrels. "Next time you're out in a rain storm, watch the squirrels," said Myers, whose research focus is in small mammals. "Watch how they use their…

… around campus. The city's squirrels have grown accustomed to the rich source of food humans provide them, which to an extent increases their chances of winter survival, Myers said. He added that humans…

…' behav- ior toward the squirrels affects 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 Arborsquirrels probably breed during both periods. However, Myers said the townie squirrels consequently act a little differently…

… than com- mon squirrels due to their con- stant feeding and interaction with humans. "It makes them act in aless nat- ural way," Myers said. "However, it doesn't have any detrimental effects on their…

… well-being." He said squirrels have also been known to make their disap- proval of certain human activities clear. "They've learned to expect people to feed them," he said. "They'll let you know that…

September 28, 2011 (vol. 122, iss. 17) • Page Image 11

… town, our namesake is rooted in trees. There are plenty of locations on the greener side of campus: the Diag, the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, all of North Campus. But none of these are more popular than…

… among state legislators that No. 323: No. 324: No. 325: would determine if seatbelts wouldbe a necessity in cars ("Drivers may be forced It is acceptable to Feeding the Diag Rain is a perfectly to buckle…

… up," 2/17/1985). Despite significant evidence from studies conducted by the National Safety Council and the National Highways Traffic Safety Administra- claim warranty on squirrels doesn't good excuse…

September 27, 2011 (vol. 122, iss. 16) • Page Image 1

… opinions on campus Speakers protected by First Amendment on 'U' property By PAIGE PEARCY Daily StaffReporter The Diag is often filled with sounds of students hustling to class, squirrels running about…

…, crunching leaves and some- times, the voices of people shar- ing their beliefs. one of these people is Mike Reed, also known as Brother Mike, who often visits the Diag for his "open air preaching." And while…

Diag come to cam- pus since it provides them the opportunity to speak to stu- dents. Reed said he and others speak on University property because they are worried about students' futures. "I believe…

September 11, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 124) • Page Image 5

… students who simply take in the sights and sounds of campus. Instead, we fall victim to popping in our headphones and checking the text messages we missed during lecture. We miss squirrels chasing each other…

… two remaining weeks of summer warmth, here are a few things to do before students are stuck in coats for the rest of the school year. RELAX ON THE DIAG The Diag is one of the most beautiful spots on…

…. Maryland 5 p.m. UM Soccer Stadium Michigan Football vs. Miami (Ohio) 3:30 p.m. The Big House Beethoven Festival with Andr4 Watts 8 p.m. Hill Auditorium Welcome to Michigan: Concert on the Diag 7p.m. The Diag

September 25, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 143) • Page Image 5

… Ann Arbor has to offer this fall. No matter what you are interested in - from squirrel-feeding to opera - there are plenty of activities to ring in this season of apples, donuts, cider, football and…

…, visit the WeatherFest this Sunday, Sept. 28, on the Diag from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Meet weather and climate enthusiasts from organizations such as the National Weather Service, National Oceanic and…

September 15, 2011 (vol. 122, iss. 8) • Page Image 4

… universe is a kind of garden, where the grass is always manicured to perfection and the only moral dilemma is whether or not one should feed the squirrels. Yet even here in the city, amid the $12 sandwiches…

… restaurant a few steps from the Diag and the small army of custodial staff wiping down classrooms where they've never sat. Ann Arbor natives haven't all been equally privileged either, despite the stereotype…

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