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November 23, 2010 (vol. 121, iss. 54) • Page Image 1

… PUS WAT ER ING O L ES BTB, Charley's owners aim to lure townie crowd with new venture A squirrel poses for a photo on the Diag yesterday. According to Prof. Philip Myers, Ann Arbor squirrels get too…

…-mail interview. She added that not all buildings on campus have See RECYCLING, Page 3 Ann Arbor's pets: Why campus is nuts for squirrels DINING NEAR CAMPUS North Quad has had mixed impact, State St eateries say…

… Expert: Squirrels' strange behavior due to too much human interaction By VERONICA MENALDI Daily StaffReporter Though most students were probably reaching for umbrellas and raincoats during yesterday…

…'s torrential downpour, according to Ecology and Evolutionary Biol- ogy Prof. Philip Myers, they should have been looking at the squirrels. "Next time you're out in a rain storm, watch the squirrels," said Myers…

… in Ann Arbor has become a source of fascination for both stu- dents and visitors to the city. And according to Myers and squirrel enthusiasts at the University, their chubby looks and friendly demean…

…- or are largely due to the increased human interaction they experi- ence around campus. The city's squirrels have grown accustomed to the rich source of food humans provide them, which to an extent…

… increases their chanc- es of winter survival, Myers said. He added that humans' behav- ior toward the squirrels affects WEATHER HI: 41 TOMORROW LO: 36 Student influx still not enough to offset CVS…

… much food from all their human interaction. 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 Arbor squirrels probably breed during both periods. However, Myers said the townie squirrels consequently act a little…

… differently than common squirrels due to their constant feeding and interaction with humans. "It makes them actin a less nat- ural way," Myers said. "However, it doesn't have any detrimental effects on their…

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…

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…

October 17, 1959 (vol. 70, iss. 23) • Page Image 1

… TAIL: .Endless' Diag Inhabitant Pe By JEAN HARTWIG Yesterday was a great day for squirrels. Fat brown ones were romping on the Diag, gathering nuts for their winter hoards. Frisky andI bright…

… rofEickhoff, a fourth-string signal escaped the bench last week late at a disadvantage for chasing fe- 1 "It must be very -embarrassing in the third quarter to direct an male squirrels-he just can't run…

… if Gophers fracas. Considering the effect on the squirrels' tails have any sexual Burton, who sprained an ankle animal's self - confidence, Carroll significance," the first time he carried the ball…

… suggested that squirrels may not Across the lawn in the Natural against Minnesota, also had a be aware whether they have tails Science Bldg., Sally Allen, a re- replacement who seemed to be or not. search…

… MICHIGAN, Page 6 "clear example of sociological se- its possible causes. lection." Since the squirrel couldn't She noted that it could have run fast enough to prevent losing been the result of an accident…

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 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…

November 27, 1989 (vol. 100, iss. 57) • Page Image 1

…. Premier Ladislav Adamec became the first top official in 20 years to share a platform with by Noelle Vance Daily Government Reporter A lonely squirrel, clutching a nut unobtrusively by the side of a shanty…

…, watched the last dried leaves whisk across the Diag Wednesday afternoon. The students had gone home. By 5 p.m., Ann Arbor was a de- serted town. The few students in front of the Union stood by duffel bags…

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 13, 1981 (vol. 91, iss. 131) • Page Image 1

… clowns and cheerleaders to release pent-up tension by joining in the "Scream- In" held on the Diag yesterday. The screaming session kicked-off a six-day symposium on stress, jointly sponsored by the Vice…

… who would never go out to see wrote in a letter to the state Department of Natural Resources, "but being human, my weakness was squirrel hunting. I am concerned about the conservation of our wildlife…

…, and when I see where someone has been arrested for a game violation, my conscience, bothers me. Gilbert enclosed a check for $100 for the dead squirrels, and told the department to let him know if the…

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…

September 26, 1989 (vol. 100, iss. 14) • Page Image 1

… STROH, page 5 'U' asks fraternity council to cleanup leftover rush leaflets by Jennifer Hiri Some Ann Arbor scenes never change. Every fall, squirrels gather acorns. Leaves change colors. Students and…

… faculty traipse back and forth acros- the Diag under the autumn sun. And the remains of taped-down fraternity rush fliers linger all over campus sidewalks, bridges, walls, and posts. This year, though…

May 11, 1968 (vol. 78, iss. 9) • Page Image 1

….m-mer in the cit: eloe0U By FRED LaBOUR The grass had been cut on the Diag yesterday and people tallied about the University, Ann Arbor and summer. t Grant Fisher was sprawled on the grass. "This is a…

… moeto punis pesen a prtet'byhodngstdet i Lou Solomon mildly disagreed. "I like the trees and the squir- rels. I'm pretty disappointed in the' squirrel turn-out today." "North Campus is great this time of…

… year," he continued. "They oughta put a dome over it in the winter so- it would be warm. Lots of squirrels out there, too." Barbie backed away and said "Oh come on. I don't want to be quoted."t A svelte…

…'s nothing to do in my home town." At the north end of the Diag some high school students were sitting in a circle, playing with a pop bottle and talking. "I kind of dig it in the sum- mer," said Gary. "There…

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…

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 30, 1949 (vol. 60, iss. 56) • Page Image 1

… are on sale at the International Center, Union, League and Diag. THE PRICE of admission will be exchanged for stage money with which daring students can gamble in the true Monte Carlo fashion. Gambling…

… university plumber fore- man Donald E. Robinson. They weren't able to record where they laid their pipes. Consequently, he said, "every time a squirrel runs down a drain and clogs it up, the plumbers have to…

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