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December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 1

…P aI1 i l Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 1, 2008 michigandaily.com THE OBAMA TRANSITION Alum to head local outreach Munoz will be responsible for managing relations between White House, local governments By ANDY KROLL Daily News Editor Cecilia Mufioz, a University of Michigan alum and former resident policymaker at the Ford School of Public Policy, was named White House director of intergovernmental affairs by President- elect Barack...…

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…2A - Monday, December 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.cam aI 2A - Monday, December 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom I v FRIDAY: Explained Safe sex for squirrels WAY PAST HIS BEDTIME Researchers at the University of California at Davis are feed- ing birth control to squirrels, The Associated Press reported. The scientists plan to inject the squirrels with the hormone in an effort to reduce the non-native fox squir...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 3

…a The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com TM n ch yMonday, September 22, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS MUMBAI, India Gunman tied to Pakistani group, Indian official says The only gunman captured after a 60-hour terrorist siege of Mumbai said he belonged to a Pakistani militant group with links to the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, a senior police officer said yesterday. The gunman was one of 10 who paralyzed the city in an attack that killed a...…

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…4A - Monday, December 1, 2008 4 Moa Dc e1 8 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com * l e iicl ig n .+ ai[ Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 1, 2008 -5A Grandiose album goes small town By MIKE KUNTZ For the Daily Brandon Flowers would love for you to believe that his band, The Killers, is the most important act around. With towering cho- * ruses and soaring arrangements The Killers thattry so hard to give the Romeo- Day&Age in-rags-themed Island ballads a sense of purpose, almost every song by the Las Vegas quartet seems la...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 6

…6A-Monday, December 1, 2008 the michigan daily The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 6 !! AVAILABLE FOR FALL!! Spacious unfurnished two bedroom. Close to U/M campus. A/C, dish- washer, laundry, balcony, free parking. Call 734-944-2405. !SPRING LEASE 1143 Forest Ave. 6 bdrm & study. 2 baths: with dwshr., microwave, disposal and 2 fridges. Lg. rear deck. Ample prkg. Free Lndry. Excellent location on Central campus. Call (734) 578-4625. !!!...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 1 2008 - 7A Palin to campaign " for Chambliss in Ga. Muslims condemn Mumbai attacks ATLANTA (AP) - Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss enlisted Sarah Palin to rally conservatives while Democratic challenger Jim Martin pushed to activate black voters, as they grappled for advan- tage in a Tuesday runoff that will shape Democrats' hold on power in Washington. Palin, the Alaska governor who ...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 8

…8A - Monday, December 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com COMING TO A RED CARPET NEAR YOU Award season is almost here, and a number of unreleased films have already joined the Oscar race. To sort out the season's best, Daily Arts is taking a look at the trailers for the year's most anticipated films. 6 "We've been watching this tree die for three day KILLERS From Page 5A Live In," Flowers croons "This is the world we live in / W...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com { December1, 2008 MICHIGAN 66, SAVANNAH STATE 64 SIMS CITY Blue overcomes 20-point deficit to topple Tigers By ANDY REID Daily Sports Editor Trotting off the Crisler Arena court at halftime, the Michigan men's basketball team was at the lowest point of its surprisingly successful young season. The Wolverines were down 20 points to asteam that finished 17-92 in the last four years. They had a goose egg (0...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 10

…2B - December 1, 2008 S-portsMonday The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 40 2B - December 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 6 Michigan fans actually have things to be thankfulfor Senior midfielder Jake Stacy is one of the seven seniors on the Michigan men's soccer team. Seniors pave way for Blue's future success By CHANTEL JENNINGS Daily Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON - After Satur- day's third-round NCAA Tourna- ment loss to In...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 11

…0 The Michigan Daily -- michigandaiiy.com December 1, 2008 - 3B ICE H)CKEY Dismal penalty Sauer shines without goal kill gives Blue support against Wisconsin ano her split Two Badger power play goals prove to be difference in Michigan loss By CHRIS MESZAROS Daily Sports Writer MADISON - Before this week- end, the Michigan hockey team was confident in its special teams. It had successfully killed off 25 straight power-play chances, a streak...…

December 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 61) • Page Image 12

…4B - December 1, 2008 z),vortsivioncia) The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 46 . .. A YEAR WITH RODRIGUEZ Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez's artful commentary, littered with allusions to things like The Lion King and elephant dung, have made the past 12 months a bit more interesting 6 DEC. 17, 2007 JAN. 1, 2008 APR. 7, 2008 MAY 20, 2008 JULY 24,2008 "There's an old movie called The Lion King. There's a scene in the movie where ...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 1

…HOMECOMING GAMES VOKE YOUR VOTE Voter drive returns to dorms With state deadline close, 'U' lifts suspension on group registering voters in dorms By JULIE ROWE Daily Staff Reporter After being suspended Friday for alleged violations of University policy and election law, voter registra- tion resumed in the residence halls with full force. Voice Your Vote, a non-partisan Michigan Student Assembly commission and the only group authorized to reg...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, October 1, 2008 2A -Wednsda, Ocobe 1, 008The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom The evolution of the Trotter Center Since ics founding in early 1970s, the William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center on Washtenaw Avenue baa expand- ed to provide resources and support for numerous student groups. Sue when the center first opened in October of 1972 under the name "Slack Center," it was charged with a very specific mis- sion - as...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Mich. Democrat gets backing from key Republican Former Republican Rep. Joe Schwarz, who railed against an anti-tat group's role in his unsuc- cessful 2006 primary, endorsed Democrat Mark Schauer on Tues- day because the organization tar- geted the congressional challenger. Schwarz told The Associated Press in aninterview thathe decided to endorse Sc...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 4

…0 4A - Wednesday, October 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com c 1 4e IFIchioan [ wily Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu GARY GRACA GABE NELSON EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrat...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -5A Old isn't always best "Head down, knees bent and... slice." Fa irway to h eaven Polished golf simulator updates genre-leading franchise By Michael Passman I Managing Arts Editor V ideo games are supposed to be relax- backswing, and spin can still be applied to the ing. Golf is supposed to be relaxing. ball while it's flying in mid-air. The putt pre- Video games are not ...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 6

…6A- Wednesday, October 1, 2008 If" . .. . . The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigan daily PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed. on central campus. 734-741-9300 NORTH CAMPUS Heat/Water/ Parking included 1 & 2 bedrooms available for Fall 734-996-4992 www.HRPAA.com LARGE FURNISHED 2 or 3 bdrm. apt. at 1111 S State, Near U-M bus stop, Avail. Now, Fall '09, Heat & wa- ter incl. Balc., A/C, p...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 1, 2008 - 7A REGISTRATION From Page 1A person tried to convince a student who would not be 18 on Election Day to use a fake birth date when registering. In the e-mail, Evilsizer also cited complaints ofVoice Your Vote members wearing campaign but- tons supporting Democratic presi- dential nominee Barack Obama - a violation of the group's pledge to remain non-partisan. In an interview...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 8

…0 8A - Wednesday, October 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Michigan picked to finish first in CCHA by media CCH PRESET POL COACHE 1. Notre Dame 2. Michigan (3 3 Miami (1) 4. Northern Mi 5. Michigan St 6. Ferris State 7. Ohio State 8. Nebraska-0 9. Bowling Gre 10. Lake Superi T-11, Alaska T-11. WesternN iA ASON LS Mitera, Palushaj and Sauer selected to preseason all-conference teams By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN Daily SportsEditor ...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -- 9A End + = Beginning Do you believe in the power of boldness? Those who are transforming the steel industry do. ArcelorMittal is the world's leading - and only truly global - steel maker. We have grown five-fold since 2001 and have played the leading role in revitalizing the steel industry. Today, powered by extraordinary demand worldwide, steel has become one of the faste...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 11

…6 S S 0 0 tement Unfit for "The Real World" t started as a joke. A friend told me this spring that MTV's "Real World" was accepting casting applications on its website for the show's 22nd season, so we both sent in our name, age and a picture and promptly forgot about it. But then, a few weeks ago, an e-mail appeared in my Gmail with "RW Casting" in the subject line. The Real World crew was coming to Scorekeepers on Saturday, Sept. 20 ...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 12

… AIL AdL r .i The M .ichigan Daily - Wednesday,O ctober ,2008 S S W S 0 . -. . 0 * 663 *. I. new rules the statement rule 139: If you're registering- Magazine Editor: people to vote, Jessica Vosgerchian , l . tri~ie: don't look so dis- Editor in Chief: Andrew Grossman appointed when Managing Editor: people say they Gabe Nelson are already regis- Photo Editor: tered. rule 140: Chanel Von Habsburg- Don't complain Lothringen about being busy...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 13

… 0 l 0 I 6B The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, October 1, 2008 WednedayOctobr-1,20:8 - e *icign miy Storied investment banks have been closing shop on Wall Street and the nation's economy is threat- ening to hit the worse lowsince the Great Depression. But lets be honest, the mar- ket that most concerns the aver- age Econ 101 student doesn't have much to do with stocks. The ebb and flow of the campus marijuana supply is what to watch. The be...…

October 01, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 22) • Page Image 14

… AML AdIL Adikk - "S" ". 0 0 0 I W dnsdy,0ctbe. 1 208 Te ichgnDiy: 5 Overcoming a childhood of horror stories, some University alumni move to Detroit - it's urban life on the cheap in a city that could really use the interest or the past half-century, urban flight has shaped Detroit's grand narrative -a departure of people, jobs and businesses from the cityto the suburbs. Now, some recent University graduates are heading back to the city...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 1

…Where the Wii has failed Keeping quiet about the Olympics A plea for Nintendo to stop making hardware Arts, Page s Why a boycott's a bad idea Opinion, Page 4 ONE HtNDRED-EIGHTEEN'YEARSOF EDIT01RIAL1FREEDOM Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, April 1, 2008 michigandaily.com RENEWABLE ENERGY IN MICHIGAN Second in a three-part series about making sustainable energy sources a reality Experts see promise in biofuel production Producing energy from pla...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 2

…40 2 -Tuesday, April 1, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Yesterday, my quirky professor was lecturing on the Comstock Act of 1873, prompting our class to spi- ral into a heated debate about what exactly constitutes. "obscene or lewd" material. To direct the discussion, my pro- fessor cited two guidelines as to what qualifies a material as obscene: if community standards are vio- lated or if it lacks artistic merit. To clarify, she explaine...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS HARARE, Zimbabwe Opposition party in Zimbabwe claims election victory Zimbabwe's opposition claimed victory yesterday in the elections, while a slow trickle in official re- sults raised fears that supporters of longtime President Robert Mugabe were rigging the count. Mugabe has been accused of stealing previous elections, but that was before Zimbabwe's once thriv- ...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 4

…4 4 - Tuesday, April1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University ofMichigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ANDREW GROSSMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR GABE NELSON MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations representsolely the views...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily~com h Tuesday, Aprill1, 2008 - 5 The look of a man in need of change. The third-party conundrum- CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: "The Betrayal," Larry Flynt and "The Orbits Inside" A RETURN TOFORM After two tepid years, festival concludes with awards and homegrown, indie mentality By JEFFREY BLOOMER DailyArts Writer "The Betrayal," a prodigious, decade- spanning documentary that follows a fami- ly's immigratio...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 6

…- Tuesday, April 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigan daily PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. on central campus. 734-741-9300. for rent 060 ,, ti I GREAT APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR 08-09!! A combination of quality and prices you can't Beat! We have Hses. & Apts. all over A2. w/ something to fit every need. Studios, I bdrms., 2 bdrms., 3 bdrms., and houses still available. PICK UP OUR LISTINGS TODAY ...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 7 Politician presents plan for Mich. delegates ARTS From Page 1 Hubbs explained how in the song's music video, Wilson is shown t"musically cross-dressing," or assuming male roles and imitating the styles of male artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kid Rock. Bertrand presented his analysis of how rock'n'roll and R&B affected race relations in the South. The crux of his argument cente...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 8

…I 8 - Tuesday, April 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Clinton accuses Obama of trying to stop further voting JOIN OUR ONLINE STAFF. E-mail odonnell@michigandaily.com HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton accused rival Sen. Barack Obama and his allies of trying to stop people from voting as some of his backers have called on her to drop out of the presidential race. The Obama campaign rejected the char...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, April 1, 2008-,9 Rough starts turn to wins in Iowa sweep CLIF REEDER/Daily Defenseman Chad Langlais helped the Michigan defense block 16 shots during this weekend's NCAA East Regional. Michigan has allowed just two goals in the last three games. M' defense dminant at egional By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN Daily Sports Writer ALBANY, N.Y. - Michigan goalie Billy Sauer was bored. In a span over the firs...…

April 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 125) • Page Image 10

…10 -Tuesday, Aprill1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily'.com 10 -Tuesday, April 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom DEFENSE From Page 9 injuries - forcing sophomore walk- on Eric Elmblad to play his first col- legiate games - nor Kevin Quick's dismissal from the team have slowed the unit. The blueliners have simply been in the background of Kevin Porter and Chad Kolarik's prolific offense and Sauer's drastic turnaround this ...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 1

…Both hoops teams drop conference contests Women's team falls to MSU in final minutes, Gophers get the best of men's team at Crisler Sports, Page 8 41ie ¬£id~igan DaiItj Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 1, 2008 michigandaily.com Shaman Drum might go nonprofit Store owner says he'll decide on bookstore's business model by next month By ALEX KAZICKAS Daily Staff Reporter Karl Pohrt, the owner of Shaman Drum Book- shop, said yesterday that...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, February 1, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers 4 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDAY: Explained 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 wwrw.michigandaily.cem KARL STAMPFL DAVID GOH Editor in Chief easiness Manager 734-647-3336 734-704-a55e stamrpfl@michigandailycomr goh@michigandaiy.com CONTACT INFORMATION Newsroom Office hours; Soo.Thers. 11arm. - 2 ao The acade...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 1 2008 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 1, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS LANSING Schembechler could get official day in Michigan A University of Michigan grid- iron legend might get his own offi- cial day in the state. A state House committee on yes- terday approved a bill that would designate the date of the University of Michigan's first home football game each seaso...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 4

… 4 -Friday, February 1, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com CJbE 1J*IC4digan aith Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations repre...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 1, 2008 - 5 Losing y our voice When Super Mario Bros. just can't cut it. By Matt Emery Daily Arts Writer ARTS IN BRIEF FILM This film should 'Meet' my fist as soon as possible Meet the Spartans At Quality 16 and Showcase 20th Century Fox Pop culture's in the crap- per, and "Meet the Spartans" is a painful reminder of that. From the dumbasses responsible for "Date Movie" and "Epic Movi...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 6

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February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 1, 2008 - 7 Clinton, Obama clash RODRIGUEZ From Page 1 in final debate before Super Tuesday LOS ANGELES (AP) - Demo- crats Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton sparred, for the most part cordially, over immi- gration, health care and the war in Iraq in their first one-on-one debate on Thursday as they faced high-stakes Super Tuesday con- tests that could go a long way toward determ...…

February 01, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 88) • Page Image 8

… The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 1, 2008 -- 8 0 MINNESOTA 77, MICHIGAN 65 Wolverines get rLoning for the Dast revenge on Irish v v i Revei Notre t freshma With the, sc tied 3-3 the be of-seven upon M junior I the far c After Muresa second, "I sta and set, when yc have, y< match out." Mure winner eventua teamma shoulde After Muresa the mat ended t watchin the base tory for "Den Michiga said. "SI By ALEX MANN ball in...…

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