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September 09, 1993 (vol. 103, iss. 118) • Page Image 66

… celebration known as Hash Bash. Hartford's rationale for the Diag policy was to save the squirrels who habituate the Diag from the perils of breathing chalk dust (Yes, she actually . said words to that effect…

… during a Uni- versity forum). I'm sure the squirrels of Ann Arbor are lining up outside her office to offer thanks. It seems to me that, by limiting pub- lic assembly on the Diag to one hour daily and…

… institution -and they are numerous--Ihave seen the Diag used for all forms of public expression. What does the Diag pro- vide? It's an everyday impromptu pul- pit for Preacher Mike. T'he Diag also doubles as a…

…?"Amultitude of cam- pus groups assemble here and pass out propaganda in pathetic attempts to gain your patronage. In short, the Diag is a gathering place. Like every good, open space, the Diag is the best place to…

… stage a public protest. In the last year, the Diag has seen an army (a very small army) of Teaching Assistants assemble to com- plain about unfair wages and the lack of a good health-care plan. Students…

… cov- ered the Diag with chalked slogans to protest the University's installation of the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities. The forces that advo- cate the legalization of marijuana came…

… Prithusrava Dasa (left) play Hare Krishna songs to attract potential worshipers. EVAN PETRIE/Daily This surly squirrel keeps a careful gaze for unscrupulous chalk-users. UNIVERSIIY OF MICHIGAN MEDICAL CEN…

… guidelines.I the Diag, the policy: Calls for protesters to permit for Diag use, a full sev CARING FOR GENERATIONS To find out how you can help, attend one of the following information sessions: advance of…

… the event. rotest, the Prohibits the use of chalk for the ag policy. expresspurpose of scrawling on theDiag. s merely a Establishes space limitations for To protect protests and prohibits illegal drug…

… charging those who organize said assembly, the University is not doing alot to promote issues of freedom of speech. Let's face it, the Diag policy was written for one reason - the total elimination ofthe…

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…

March 27, 1998 (vol. 108, iss. 101) • Page Image 1

…- gotten or repeated, University students began a 24-hour reading of the names of Holocaust victims on the Diag yes- terday. Small groups from sororities, fra- ternities, the LSA Student Government and other…

… sophomore Kevin Olson feeds a candy bar to a squirrel outside the Chemistry Building yesterday afternon. The quirrel ate more than half the candy bar before Olson left for class, and he left the rest for the…

… furry creatur. The squirrel then ran off, carrying the remainder of the confectionary concoction in its mouth. )avis speaks on blues legacy Rachel Edelman ily Staff Reporter Slitical activist Angela…

… California at Santa Cruz, is NATHiAN KUFlFu(uai~y LSA senior Adam Schllfke reads the names of victims killed during the Holocaust. This annual vigil will end on the Diag at noon today. he.nnr at the I…

March 24, 1994 (vol. 104, iss. 102) • Page Image 12

… frozen ground, when the green is back, the greyish slush is gone, and the squirrels have lost weight. And in Ann Arbor, we may get to experience this yearly phenomenon for two full weeks, if we are lucky…

… will wear distiguish themselves like the budding flowers in the Diag. That is what we tried to accomplish with this issue: to show the different styles you'll see all around campus once Mother Nature has…

September 18, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 129) • Page Image 7

… way for the University to win a possible lawsuit is by creating a student movement supporting affirmative action. Some students decided spontaneous- ly to join the rally. After passing through the Diag

… have them otherwise." LSA junior Chris Levi, who sat near the rally on one of the Diag benches, said he supports .BAMN's cause, but questions its means. "I'm like for affirmative action, but by for any…

… car- toon the group branded as racist. The group demanded the Daily print a retraction for the cartoon, which depicted a squirrel protesting a lack of rights. "It was a blatant racist attempt," Curtin…

… said. "It equated black people and minorities with squirrels trying to get a nut. It's disgusting" Thursday, September 18, 1997 - 7A Coalition member Shanta Driver,. who also is a national chair of the…

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…

March 27, 1996 (vol. 106, iss. 100) • Page Image 5

… April come she will. Couples wilt cooing to each other on the Diag. Wh knows - perhaps those particularl happy-looking couples will have bee the ones to have seen "Here," reversin the downward spiral…

… ofeommunicatic breakdown to the point where they loc as happy as the squirrels lolling aroun underneath the Ann Arbor sky. "We are here to race, and race we will." #Race the Sun' rec yes good cheer By Prashant…

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…

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