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September 23, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 12) • Page Image 1

… about 640 people in the larger dining area and an addi- tional 70 people can find seating in the dining area upstairs around the Victors plaza - so room for See DINING CENTER, Page 3A LGHTS OUT Squirrel

… yesterday evening was brought on by an unlikely culprit. Most University buildings on the Central and Medical Campuses were left in the dark just after 6 p.m. yesterday when a squirrel shorted a transformer…

… individu- als to remain on NOTEBOOK their parents' health care plans until the age 26. If the resolution passes, MSA willeducate the studentbody about the legislation during an MSA Diag Day and will provide…

September 09, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 2) • Page Image 40

…'ve fed the squirrels on the Diag, I'm not getting home until five, six o'clock, and then, jeez, here's the part that really sweats my gears, I've got way more than one hour of work to do. Try four hours…

… much of the Diag, but also with the original Museum of Modern Art. Initially, I was disgusted by the costly muse- um addition. On top of the issues I had with the incongruity of the building, it…

… transformed a grassy, shaded area of the Diag into an enormous concrete walkway. "Why don't we just lay con- crete over the entire Diag?" I thought. Out with natural settings, in with modern design. Those 80…

September 08, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 1) • Page Image 26

… matter how abstract or unique your interest is, at the University those hobbies have been turned into clubs and groups that easily can be joined. For instance, if you find squirrels, especially the fuzzy…

… bunch of shirtless guys show off their subpar volleyball skills in the front "yard." "I swear, every time I see a Fiji in his little Fiji hat, there's a 50 percent chance he's on the Diag, collecting…

September 08, 2009 (vol. 120, iss. 1) • Page Image 53

… playing Frisbee in the Diag. You want to join them and soak in the warm sun, but you have a huge exam to study for. The idea of locking yourself in the UGLI all afternoon seems worse than failing your first…

… early fall, looking to break away from Ann Arbor's busy urban life, and it'sthe perfect place to experience Michi- gan's four seasons. In the spring, wildlife such as squirrels and rabbitsromp through…

diag central campus At the center of campus, and in many ways at the center of the Michi- gan experience, the Diag will take countless forms during your time here. The long, grassy expanse with criss…

…- crossing sidewalks is surrounded by campus buildings, punctuated on one end by the Hatcher Graduate Library and at the otherby the Rackham Grad- uate School. The cemented paths originated while the Diag was…

… still a pasture (outhouses and all) that students and faculty would use as a shortcut to go between class buildings. When the weather is temperate, the Diag is consistently populated with members of the…

… University community. You'll see people studying in the grass, throwing a Frisbee around, playing music and openly sharing opinions. The brass block "M" in the center of the patio section of the Diag is full…

…. There is always something happen- ing on the Diag: things spontaneous and small, like a few musicians strum- ming acoustic guitars, as well as social gatherings like "Hash Bash," acelebra- tion of…

… marijuana and Ann Arbor's lax pot laws held on the first Saturday of every April. Chances are you'll have a reason to walk through the diag at least once a day. Don't pass it up, especially when the weather…

… sizes for both men and women and are ideal for the next Hash Bash demonstration on the Diag. The warehouse also carries a wide array of cold-weather accessories for those brisk Mich- igan winters. The…

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 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…

February 10, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 91) • Page Image 4

… approve it? All ebration every Feb. 2, perhaps on the right, let's move on. Diag. Mary Sue Coleman would bring IV. Approval of Previous Minutes. the groundhog out of a cage and see RECORDER: Last week…

… expressed thus far. As many of you know, the groundhog is related to the squirrel in terms of evolutionary history. Now, as a proud member of the Squirrel Club, I think it would be an excellent idea if we…

… showcased - PRESIDENT: You're a member of the Squirrel Club? The assembly that , won't recognize Groundhog Day. VICE PRESIDENT: Um, yeah. Anyway, I think - PRESIDENT: I motion the Vice President resigns. VICE…

October 14, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 31) • Page Image 2

… pushing something on the street. And then I looked down and saw an old fat squirrel stuck in the middle of the street, barely able to move. Soon after I heard myself joining in chorus with the bouncers…

…, encour- aging the squirrel to keep moving. To this my family just rolled their eyes and went back to debating whether the Mexican or Peruvian hot chocolate was better. SALIMAH MOHAMED COOKIES FOR CHARITY…

… KRISTAOBOYD/Daily A group of sororities encouraged students on the Diag yesterday to decorate breast-shaped cookies for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer fund. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109…

October 07, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 26) • Page Image 2

… in a way that could never be replicated. Walking toward the Diag, I saw a squirrel fall out of a tree. Seriously, it just fell. Two sto- ries. The first passerbyto respond was a student pushing…

… speakers toward the steps of the grad library. "Eep!" she squeaked, turning away from the squirrel body in horror. "I don't think I can walk past it." Then everyone in that little cor- ner of the Diag - men…

…, trying to figure out exactly whenthis weekend with his daughter wentwrong. LINDYSTEVENS Squirrel bonding Last week I had one of those bizarre shared experiences that momentarily connects you to strangers…

… in business suits, co-opers on bikes - joined together in an unbelieving chorus. "Oh crap, that squirrel!" For seconds, we all stood mes- merized by the furry, unmoving form, not knowing what to do or…

… who to call. Then, miraculously, the squirrel twitched, jumped up on its legs and scurried back up the tree like noth- ing happened. We rejoiced, "Oh crap, that squirrel!" Perhaps I'm reaching a little…

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…

March 19, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 116) • Page Image 10

… MCard-swiping squirrel could do, LSA junior Richard Caneba decided to take a more active work-study job. Have you just recently realized we're in the midst of a China theme semester after reading a banner…

… University events, and to avoid hitting pedestrians on sidewalks in the process. "We'll be driving around in the middle of the Diag going through the sidewalks essentially trying to dodge pedestrians without…

… degrees outside, and you'll see us out in the Diag pulling things down and postingthings up." Aside from dealing with odd hours and Michigan's perilous winter climate, Cane- ba often puts his life on the…

November 29, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 59) • Page Image 4

… - and I'm not sure he ever got a ques- tion wrong. I also saw Tim on the Diag in the freez- ing cold for about a week in April, hand- ing out quarter sheets and asking people to vote for him in the MSA…

…, "Those who stay will be champions." I cannot help but think of Tim standing out onthe Diag, embodying those immortal words - a Michigan man, through and through. Jeremy Borowitz Prblic Policyjunior MSA…

… progressive? Furthermore, does a differ- ence in animals (Snow White's squirrels, bluebirds and bunnies vs. Giselle's "rats, flies, cockroaches and pigeons") matter when the activity is the same? Giselle is…

September 11, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 6) • Page Image 2

… EFFORT It was a aunny day and S was walking through the Diag eating an organic granola bar. S saw a squir- rel burrowing a few feet away from me and made some clicking noises at it. S lowered my hand to…

… bar in my outstretched hand, the nugget of food perched about a centimeter away from the tip of my finger so the squirrel could see what IShad to offer. Surprisingly, it stood upright and took a few…

… steps my way, sniff- ing for a potential snack. Atthis point, I usuallyget scared and back away - or the squirrel does, but it showed no hesitation. As it neared, I noticed it had kind of a crazed look in…

… its eyes. I Ishould have just set the food down, but S really wanted to see if it would follow through. The squirrel walked right up to my hand, but instead of sitting and taking the food off my…

… finger with its paws, asSI thought it would do for some reason, it opened its mouth and cbomped down on my finger. And it had really sharp teeth. S stood up, but the squirrel con- tinued to pursue me. S…

… wasn't bleeding, soSI figured S was OK. I don't hold it against the squir- rel; it wasn't being vicious or any- thing. But next time S see a hungry squirrel, 511l keep my distance. ARIKIA MILLIKAN Panic…

September 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 1) • Page Image 2

… determined mega squirrel inthe Diag. Plenty of theories abound, but no one knows exactly why our squirrels are CRIME NOTES so fat, aggressive and eerily human- like. Still, it being Ann Arbor and all, I like…

… frightened, and one of them, startled, tripped and stubbed his toe on the sidewalk. "Dude, I think it's a squirrel," one said as the creature retreated under a car. They must have been freshmen. It was only…

… Welcome Week, but the men outside my window had already met the Ann Arbor squirrel. We all remember our first encoun- ter. It might have been an acorn to the head or a standoff with a particularly…

… in the state until I found our baby a home. A woman 35 minutes away already had 40 raccoons, nine squirrels, 16 dogs and 10 cats, but she'd take him. Three months later, I still think about that…

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…

January 10, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 73) • Page Image 4

… anthropological comparison with the yelping monkeys of Botswana). Every day I observe with enthusiasm the praiseworthy demonstrations on the Diag, the piles of newspapers left on the side of the road, the…

… impressive number of squirrels crowded in flowerbeds and the groups of heroically cocky youngsters in shorts, skirts and flip flops regardless of the weather. I am convinced that Americans can't feel cold. At…

October 05, 2006 (vol. 117, iss. 23) • Page Image 1

… on the Diag on Sept. 28 at about 3 p.m. DI AG By Kelly Fraser I Daily Staff Reporter t is the center of the University. Most stu- dents, faculty and staff pass through it at least once a day. It has…

… at noon to last Friday at noon - a typical day on the Diag. The block "M" in the Diag at 2 a.m. last Friday. According to campus legend, if students step on the "M" before they take their first Blue…

… their hand at "squirrel fishing." Their bait of choice - a sun-dried tomato bagel from the Betsy Barbour cafeteria tied to a string - isn't popular with the squir- rels. After struggling to attach an…

… acorn to the string, the three decide peanuts would have been a better choice. 5 P.M. Eight freshmen from Mary Markley See DIAG, page 7A JEREMY CHO/Daily RC sophomore Martine Moore writes a message in…

… chalk on the bricks of the Diag on Sept. 28 at about 6 p.m. Moore is a member of the student group Random Acts of Kindness. A view of the post-MCRI'U' PEERING IN Legendary 'M' coach dead at 87…

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…

December 01, 2005 (vol. 116, iss. 40) • Page Image 3

… to be held for those affected by HIV A candlelight vigil will be held tonight on the Diag from 8 to 8:30 p.m. as part of the World AIDS week events to honor those people who are affected by HIV. CRIME…

… her car, DPS reported. THIS DAY In Daily History Man foregoes nap, decides to shoot squirrel instead Dec. 1, 1935 -Instead of napping after Thanksgiving dinner, Frank Shinledecker went squirrel hunting…

… took his gun along for his stroll through Pittsfield township. Reports are unclear whether the squirrel was the instigator in the incident, but when Charities benefit from fraternities' fun amng efforts…

September 29, 2005 (vol. 116, iss. 1) • Page Image 16

… animals in my neigh- borhood. TMD: Oh yeah? What kind of animals do you feed? R: Uh, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, muskrats ..., TMD: Wow, you've seen musk- rats? R: Yeah, you know, just anything along the…

… the fear back in Michigan squir- rels? R: "Students for putting the fear back in Michigan squirrels?" TMD: Yeah, I think they're too intimidated by the squirrels because they grow so huge. R: Students…

… to live in a place called Squirrel Hills, so I'm used to squir- rels of all sizes. TMD: Wow. R: I'm serious. I really did live in a place called Squirrel Hills. TMD: That's excellent. Did you ever…

…'re familiar with all squirrels, right? R: Well, I don't know that many squirrels. I know the ones in my backyard and the ones in- Squirrel Hill ... I used to know a few squir- rels in Arizona, too, in the Grand…

… Tetons, so I guess I know all the squirrels, too. TMD: That's impressive. All right, well look for this on Thurs- day. R: OK, bye. By Austin Dingwall t nowhere else but a college campus can you find…

… such a lash of architectural style trying to meld into a collective whole. When planned, these dis- tirctive buildings can act wonder- fully together. Anyone sitting on a shady spot on the Diag lawn can…

September 07, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 141) • Page Image 27

…I COMMENTARY The Michigan Daily - New Student Edition - Fall 2005 -5B * Squirrel huggers SAM SINGER SAM 'S CLUB OCTOBER 14, 2004 There's a reason I shy away from the squirrels in the Diag. It…

… and God knows what sorts ┬░of squirrel-on-squirrel debauchery. 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 com- forter to my keyboard - spread far and wide. Squirrel pellets, the last vestiges 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…

…, and the room was rigged with metal cages and 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…

… insist on coming back? So I sucked it up and did some 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…

… harsh winters< that make the foraging and hoarding periods,i which typically take place in mid-to-late fall,s so critical. A successful foraging season willt strongly correlate with a squirrel's capacity…

Squirrel Club. Founded in1 2002, the organization boasts a member-i ship of more than 350. It convenes weeklyt (in groups of about 50) during warm monthsi and less often over the winter, to feed on- campus…

squirrel populations.c I know what you're thinking, and you're right: the act of feeding a squirrel, in-and-of itself, isc harmless. The problem comes, however, when the process is streamlined - in this case…

…, whenc fifty kids walk around campus every weeki showering squirrels with food supplements.I Though undoubtedly well intentioned, club gatherings may have profound impacts on the- behavioral patterns of…

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 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 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

March 10, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 94) • Page Image 17

…. This is certainly true. Where else in the world are squirrels show- ered with free gifts like they are on the Diag? This works out not only for the squirrels, who get free food all winter instead of…

… it's cultural show. Things don't always go the free candy way on the Diag for the squir- rels, though. One time when I was walking to Mason Hall, I watched a squirrel pause to open a candy wrap- per…

… black and white fur warns other animals to keep away. But aside from squirrels, the most important lesson I learned by far, -ithough, was that skunks are more likely to unleash their stench if you throw…

… from Alaska - is the 'wol- verine. But because the only wol- verines that are in Ann Arbor are stuffed and in cases, we are stuck .. Xwith the squirrel. The squirrels aren't all that bad - they even have…

… their own group on campus called the Squirrel Club, which was established to educate the community about the plight of x:..: ~the squirrels, and we all know that you haven't officially made it at the…

… .....}.<............. University until a group has been S~. established to educate the commu- nity about your plight. Everyone says that the squirrels that live in Ann Arbor are the most unique squirrels they have ever come across…

… having to stock- pile supplies like normal squirrels, but also for overzealous members of student groups, who finally have someone that can take their candy without the guilt of pretending they will attend…

…, which was just long enough for a hawk to swoop down and plunge his talons into the squirrel's belly full of Snickers. While I was both shocked and impressed to see the food chain at work, the greater…

November 30, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 42) • Page Image 6

…., I and 2 bdrm. apts. avail. on central campus, Lg. well-maintained units within mins. of the diag and N. campus bus stops!! Prices start at $395/mo. with a 1 mo. security deposit! Call Danat6634101 x24…

…, with "out" 41 Bikini top 44 MLK title 46 Cessna home 47 Objects of a squirrel's quest 48 Local thoroughfare 51 Show that you know 52 "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" channel 53 Fireplace remains 55 Rope…

October 15, 2004 (vol. 115, iss. 13) • Page Image 8

… two years ago, she said, could migrate to elms on the grassy corner by State Street or move onto the Diag. University forestry crews won't know immediately if trees have sickened; it may take as many as…

… grounds, Immonen said. "Those get taken down right away because they serve as an infection point and are also hazardous, with falling branches," she explained. But Diag horticulturist Alex Sulzer pronounced…

… grass in front of Angell Hall, sporting chicken wire around their trunks to prevent squirrels from gnawing their bark. Close inspection of their leaves reveals the trees are elms. Immonen said she…

… campus. The University it's hard to imagine the Diag without its 10 largest trees - all American elms that provide shade and beauty to students studying, sleeping or throwing Frisbees on the grass. The…

February 12, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 95) • Page Image 15

… and I was staring out the window at those squirrels on the Diag? For the rest of the semester you're gonna get nothing but even more begrudging nods and late, half- assed response papers out of me. You…

… quite that clenched. Don't force it. Valentizza to da Dizza, killa M.C. - Alternat ve Valentine recipients at one point included Diag preachers, Ralph Williams, Howard Dean, SARs patients in Markley and…

January 30, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 86) • Page Image 4

… MALONE ing freaks in China? That's right, And the Alum only people that pay attention to you are the " d nation of state-fundd freaking squirrels who can't find a damn acorn in this snow. Ha ha ha. I win…

… to me is To THE DAILY: Harmonica guy blows hard some of the pork which could be trimmed My name is Ernesto Rodrigues, a por- The Diag is Mine. from the budget that should clearly not be the tuguese…

March 10, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 106) • Page Image 6

…-1202 ext. 16. AVAIL. FALL '03 rooms for rent in 6 bdrm. hse. $400/mo., 5 min. from Diag. Contact Joe, jglionna@umich.edu or 416-801-7667. AVAIL. FOR FALL. Eff., 1 & 2 Bdrms. 1212 Willard, 928 Church. 5 Bdnn…

… _. 41 Rather modern 60 Pierre's thought 44 Down in the 61 Strauss of denim mouth fame 46 Tossed one's hat 62 Genesis setting in the ring 64 Possesses 49 Squirrel or rat 65 Beast of burden 51 Pop singer…

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 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…

March 21, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

… Panther McAllister, an LSA senior, in refer- ence to the racial slurs recently writ- ten in Couzens Residence Hall and on the Diag. Sidney Bailey, an Engineering junior and member of Omega Psi See RALLY…

… it cleaned up, but said she does not think it is the fault of students. "Sometimes bins get stolen, so the trash is just sitting out. If it is not in a bin, the squirrels get into it," she said. Last…

… issued a proclamation that will invalidate sidewalk occupancy vendors and peddlers permits for that day in a specified area surrounding the State Street and University Diag area," James Kosteva, director…

February 21, 2002 (vol. 112, iss. 84) • Page Image 16

… for the week, there are sure to be thousands of Wall Street Journals going to waste. Take advantage of this and try sell- ing them to "Crazy Protest Guy" in the Diag so he can learn some things about…

… the real world and stop talking about drugs and masturbation. 7. Take the "Crazy Protest Guy's" place in the Diag - With "Crazy Protest Guy" out of the pic- ture, you can start practicing a protest of…

… accomplish, however, as the two of you could be the only ones that stayed in Ann Arbor over break. ' Courtesy of Lucasfilm The helpless cough of a squirrel with a crushed face, that's what life's all about…

December 06, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 47) • Page Image 1

… demonstration on the Diag yesterday afternoon. Winter courses offiered o Islam,- By Tomislav Ladika Daily Staff Reporter wo In response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the war in Afghanistan, several…

… spent the after- noon sitting, sleeping and studying on' the grass surrounding the Diag. "This has been a mild autumn - usually I have my snowblower operat- ing by now," said research associate Tom Goss…

…- University. for it," LSA senior Mike Shapiro quipped while strumming on a guitar. "I hope the squirrels are enjoying One drawback of the unseasonably warm temperatures, local retailers said, has been slow…

November 29, 2001 (vol. 112, iss. 44) • Page Image 14

… mammal around. (Besides that preacher dude on the Diag. I'd take a squirrel over him any day.) I know that they bother you. Tell me that you don't have a Sarah strange story fea- Rubin turing a psycho…

… ==I -W V V V V UF 7U Daily - Weekend, etc. Magazine - 4B - The Michigan Daily - Weekend, etc. Magazine - Thursday, November 29, 2001 SQUIRRELS IN THE MIST The Michigan ELITE ENTERTAINMENT…

… of days that looked cold but weren 't, not to wear a sweater and my wool coat. So I'm frying, all hot and dis- gruntled, when out of the blue a rabid squirrel dives in front of me, in some suicidal…

… attempt for atten- tion. This is all the incentive I need to start my by-now-banal squirrel dia- tribe. Mali suggests that I make the whining into a column. And I can't tell if she's serious or if she just…

… wants to avoid the inevitable. Fran nods vehemently reaffirming my suspicion that the two are conspiring against me; I think that they think that a good ole' squirrel-bashing col- umn will extirpate my…

… angst, clear- ing my conversational horizon from stories about rodents who eat nuts. But I won't be satisfied until I achieve vengeance. Come on. Agree with me, here. Squirrels are the most terrible…

…- squirrel. You jC o haven't lived in , An Arbor long Flairenough if you haven't had at least one close-encounter-of-the- squirrel-kind. The most striking characteristic of the squirrels on campus is their…

… rela- tive size. I come from a nearby small town in Michigan, and our squirrel population isn't nearly as over- weight. The squirrels in my town live in trees. They jump and run on the phone wires and…

… all of the other typ- ical squirrel behavior that looks like it'd be fun to try if I was 3 inches tall. Here, in Ann Arbor, the squirrels are always on the ground. Why? Because they're freaking obese…

…. You have to do a double-take to see if it's a cat or a squirrel walking with you to class. They've lost their aero- dynamic powers and they're too fat to ascend, so they stagnate in the grass. This…

March 13, 2001 (vol. 111, iss. 96) • Page Image 7

squirrel. "A lot more people have expressed fear of squirrels, en was the last time anyone was accosted by a wolverine?" Wilson said. Unlike Wilson, some of the candidates on the FRAT Party ballot are not as…

… good time," said Nebulan. If students have not noticed many FRAT Party fliers or names for FRAT Party candidates chalked on the Diag it is because the party has been experimenting with some new…

October 19, 2000 (vol. 111, iss. 15) • Page Image 3

… Institute on Drug Abuse, found that squirrel E lonkeys repeatedly dosed then- a.l\ves w ith TIHC. the actixe inuredi- "{t im mlanjuala. Four monkeys w.eie uiven an intravenous device that delivered THC when…

… than a man," Lati-a said, or a woman as I hope the case wi I sotmetime be." ABBY ROSE NBAW a'Ly Filipino students participate in the Filipino American Students Association celebration on the Diag

… yesterday. ! !* ilipino students celebratehitr -month on Di~ag WWWMICHIGANDAILY.COM The University of Michigan museum of art By Karen Schwartz Delicately balancing a candle on her head and one in each…

… on the Diag yesterday as part of a Fil- ipino American Student Associa- tion celebration of history, culture and heritage. Aimed at increasing the visibility and understanding of Filipino culture, the…

September 29, 2000 (vol. 111, iss. 1) • Page Image 4

… course, you can read it any season, but it finds a special fit near the Diag, among the students, squirrels and r leaves. And without question autumn ushers the best movies into theaters, exposing the gar…

… and child- ish behavior. ERIN GUTENSCHWAGER Diag protests shouldSASOPHOMOR not impede students . . Daily editonial page RE from the Diag preachers to the displays we werej exposed to this week, it is…

… University with such excessive and disturbing messages is not necessary. If you don't want to be a part of a picket ine - don't be. If you are certain of where you; stand and you are sure that no Diag

… care less about the anti-abor- tion display in the Diag. Frankly, I was too busy reading the sports section to even bother looking at the photos. I do consider it extreme to give the entire Diag

… too much. I thoroughly support protests and dis- plays in the Diag. Other groups however get their message across with out taking us so much space. The preachers have their signs and displays but they…

… in no way impede me. This however is way to excessive and extreme. I wonder how much it'll cost me to rent out the entire Diag, erect fences so that no one else can get through, so that I can practice…

… women free: protect the right t" need two articles on choose." As I passed the Diag, this was the at least an unbiased chant that I heard, protesting the anti-abortion we obviously can't display. Since I…

… alive, and abortion actively prevents life from ha ests in the Diag on pening. I find it ironic that the same peope not to walk through who support getting "equal access" to higher use I knew what I…

…- Diag. I have a new slogan for this campus to am of assembly and chant: "Keep humans alive, protect the right to ny humble opinion, ife " uL;c tig a ^st p tortat To THE DAILY: The Daily editorial staff…

… unex- pected pregnancies? I did not see the prote Monday. I made it a point that area of campus beea would see would disturb through the Diag on Tuesd plays regarding pro-life iss ed" by the Students…

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