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November 11, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 7) • Page Image 1

…Students took to State Street to celebrate after Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election on Saturday. LSA sophomore Grace Timmer said that after such a close race, it was relieving to see the results this morning and the community support this afternoon. “I am elated to be here and see all the support for Biden,” Timer said. “It’s amazing after the tight election to see everyone come out and take a ...…

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…The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Fall 2020 semester by students at the University of Michigan. One copy is available free of charge to all readers. Additional copies may be picked up at the Daily’s office for $2. If you would like a current copy of the paper mailed to you, please visit store. pub.umich.edu/michigan-daily-buy-this-edition to place your order. ERIN WHITE Managing Editor ekwhite...…

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…“I was really confused as to why we’re just now implementing asymptomatic testing for next semester,” Makar said. “I have friends at other schools like Ohio State, another big public university, where they get tested weekly, and it’s mandatory. I was curious as to know why we didn’t implement that beforehand.” Alison Roberson, another LSA freshman and South Quad resident, said she was “shocked” by the plan fo...…

November 11, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 7) • Page Image 4

…The Michigan Daily Administration Beat sat down with University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to discuss the plan for the winter semester, why the University changed its approach on testing and enforcement policies, regulating Fraternity & Sorority Life and the impact of the election on campus. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. TMD: In the announcement about winter semester plans, you said...…

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…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Multimedia Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 5 Shows after 6pm $599 $499 $399 Shows b/w noon - 6pm Shows before noon Ticket includes a FREE 46 oz. Popcorn! Safety Plan in Place #CinemaSafe Your Neighborhood Theater! Bring this coupon to Quality 16 to receive 10% off your entire concession order. Offer valid one transaction per person. Not valid with any other offers. Valid only for conc...…

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…Critical learning requires a degree of vulnerability from the learner and the teacher. But when the traumas of systemic oppression are unaddressed in the classroom, marginal- ized students aren’t given the chance they deserve to show their own vulnerability, and thus aren’t given the chance to engage in a wholly authentic and meaningful learning expe- rience. First, let’s make no mistake: Being vulnerable means being courageous....…

November 11, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 7) • Page Image 7

…Noor Al-Fikhri was buried in a shallow grave under a fig tree ten minutes before noon, after her left ankle gave out in an attempt to hang her blue silk dress to dry while climbing the rusty, half-removed ladder that led to the roof. My 12 year old grandmother found her sister half-splayed, cats and flies lapping at what little remained of the dried blood, her knees disjoint- ed and contorted in the special sort of way that could o...…

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…7-Opinion E ver since Donald Trump was inaugurated back in 2017, much of American politics has revolved around a fundamental question of political science: What exactly defines authoritarianism, and does Donald Trump fit within that mold? Though it’s obvious that Trump harbors anti-democratic ambitions, a defining feature of his presidency is that although he might want to be an authoritarian, he’s bad at actually achievin...…

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…2-News W ith polls having closed and the result in — albeit, after a painfully long wait — it appears as though former Vice President Joe Biden has won the presidency while Democrats have kept the House of Representatives but fell short of taking back the Senate for now. Controlling the White House and the lower chamber of Congress while not having the Senate will complicate matters when it comes to climate change, which Biden ...…

November 11, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 7) • Page Image 10

…T oxic masculinity and its dangers are becoming more known, and you likely already know of examples embodying it, from nonsense that “men don’t cry” to certain things being deemed “gay” with a demeaning connotation. Yet, the intersection between toxic masculinity and eating disorders, specifically ones that revolve around fitness — think the avid gym-goer that won’t eat a bit outside of their macros for the day — is undeniable...…

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…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 11 MUSIC REVIEW BOOK REVIEW ‘Clockface’: Costello’s aim is the same ‘Real Life’ is raw, complex Though the title track of Elvis Costello’s latest album describes him in a battle against time, the English songwriter definitely has a habit for creating timeless listening experiences. In a career spanning over 40 years, Costello has earned the reputati...…

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…2-News 12 — Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Online Event: Thursday, November 19, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. An online lecture. For more information, visit events.umich.edu/event/75456 or call 734.615.6667. Anti-Jewish Pogroms and the Origins of Multiculturalism JEFFREY VEIDLINGER Joseph Brodsky Collegiate Professor of History and Judaic Studies Director, Frankel Center for Judaic Studies DAILY DAN...…

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…Arts Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 13 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com “extremely online” to my friends, they usually agree — they too love memes and spend hours on Twitter. gets messy. It usually turns into some form of me reciting my own version of Bane’s quote from “The Dark Knight Rises”: “You merely adopted the internet; I was born in it, molded by it.” To say that the musical career of Daniel Lopatin (aka Chuck Perso...…

November 11, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 7) • Page Image 14

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 14 — Wednesday, November 11, 2020 statement I n the course of an undergraduate education here at the University of Michigan, there are just some things one is bound to encounter at some point or another. The Big House, the Shapiro Under- graduate Library, the block ‘M’; not to men- tion Zingerman’s, Hatcher Graduate Library and Angell Hall; these are the perennial names, spaces and places that m...…

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…W hen I first a r r i v e d to cam- pus as a freshman, I was brimming with a sense of conflicting excite- ment and agitation. As an international student from Canada, most of my knowledge of the Ameri- can college experience came from “Pitch Per- fect” and online forums like Reddit and College Confidential. While I was looking forward to making friends and so- cializing, I also carried with me a little anxiety about wher...…

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…16 — Wednesday, November 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Kerryt wn MARKET & SHOPS OVER TWENTY ONE-OF-A-KIND MERCHANTS ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! Bring a bit of Ann Arbor home for the holidays statement T his week, I was on a Zoom call listening to one of my professors drone on about Sinclair Lewis, when I realized that every single professor I have this semester is a white man. The realization wasn’t totally abrup...…

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…THIS YEAR, UMCU IS GIVING BACK TO THE MICHIGAN FOSTER CARE CLOSET Insured by the NCUA. *A charitable donation of 1% applies during the promotional period of November 1, 2020, until December 31, 2020, for merchandise purchased at participating vendors. This promotion applies for UMCU Visa Optimum and Visa Platinum Cash Rewards cards only. For each qualifying transaction, the University of Michigan Credit Union will apply 1% to the total sale...…

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…BLOOMINGTON — Before Indiana even left its locker room, they were celebrating here. The students weren’t allowed into Memorial Stadium, but they showed up in the parking lot to sing their fight song, to chant “We Want Bama,” and to serenade Michigan goodbye. Here, on a night where a 24-game losing streak was snapped, there will be COVID-19 safety protocols broken and memories made. The Wolverines will be left to a long, sile...…

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…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 19 How will Michigan replace Aidan Hutchinson? It’s been eight quarters since the Michigan football team recorded a sack. And on Saturday, things got worse. Junior defensive end Aidan Hutchinson will miss the rest of the season and requires surgery to repair a fracture on his leg, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday. ESPN reported that Hutchins...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 1

…Thursday, June 11, 2020 INDEX Vol. CXXIX, No. 117 © 2020 The Michigan Daily NEWS .................................... OPINION ............................... ARTS/NEWS.......................... MiC......................................... SPORTS................................ MICHIGAN IN COLOR Mass incarceration and Black American health Analysis of U.S. prisons & detriments to the Black community. >> SEE PAGE 8 NEWS Internatio...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 2

…The University of Michigan hosted a virtual town hall titled “Constructive Conversations for Societal Change” on Friday, in soli- darity with the protests that have erupted across the nation against racism and police brutality. The town hall was moderated by Rob- ert M. Sellers, vice provost of equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, and focused on providing a platform for the University of Mich- igan community to come toget...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 3

…Rackham student Aya M. Waller- Bey was sitting in her room in Munger Graduate Residences when she heard someone else moving around in her suite. She got up to find a maintenance man, who told her that work would be done on two rooms inside her suite. Two new residents were expected to move in in a few weeks. “He’s like, ‘Oh, there’s two rooms here we’re going to work on today and also tomorrow,’” Waller- Bey said. “‘We might be getti...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 4

…W e all know Karen. She is the minority of 30 to 40-year-old white women whose voice is loud despite how misguided and misinformed she is. She exudes entitlement and a superior “Can I speak to the manager?” attitude. She is unafraid to use her privilege as a weapon. In today’s context, she is audibly doubtful of any new COVID-19 research and public-health protocols, especially when her long-overdue salon appointment is at stake....…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 5

…F ollowing George Floyd’s kill- ing late last month, the news that former police officer Derek Chauvin had been arrested and recently charged with second-degree murder was no doubt a positive development. Many prominent national figures, including former presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have seen it as a sign of progress and a “first step towards justice.” Even though many, including Mr. Floyd’s family, believe th...…

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…6 Thursday, June 11 , 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ARTS On ‘Creole Giselle’, a re- imagined classic ballet Many ballet stories are weird. Swans falling in love, dolls being mis- taken for humans and the Christmas- time obsession with a nut-cracking device all pass as normal. We accept their quirks because their music and choreography are about more than their stories. Adolphe Adam’s “Giselle” is different. “Giselle” has...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 7

…Pop culture would have us believe that the Venn diagram between sports fans and art nerds is more or less two separate circles. As a humble representative of the tiny sliver in the middle, I want to introduce my friends on both sides to the world of their culturally prescribed adver- sary. There are some similarities between the two that few would expect to find — similarities that, I argue, allow us to view sport as art. Let’s set the...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 8

…8 Thursday, June 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR Mass incarceration and Black American health The criminal justice system is one of the chief systems affect- ing Black American health. The country’s prison system and over- policing strategy is not just a way to keep criminals off the streets, it is a large, for-profit institution that gains strength by perpetuating an endless cycle that is almost imp...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 9

…9 Thursday, June 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR A letter to our South Asian community SUNITHA PALAT & PRISHA GROVER MiC Staff Writers Black Lives Matter is a peaceful organiza- tion — created after the killing of Trayvon Martin in 2013 — that fights to support Black innovation and excellence and combat acts of violence, which are the result of systemic racism. While the recent protests are cer- tainl...…

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…10 Thursday, June 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS ‘We were going to win a national championship. That’s what we were gonna do’: An oral history of the 2005 Michigan softball championship The Michigan softball team was tired of simply making it. Entering 2005, the program had been to the Women’s College World Series seven times in the last 10 seasons, yet never finished above fifth place. In a West Coast-domina...…

June 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 117) • Page Image 11

…11 Thursday, June 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS ORAL HISTORY From Page 10A Ritter: We were all exhausted. Marx: I remember being pretty crushed. I cried on the way back to the hotel. Leutele: We were like there’s no way that can happen again. Leutele: I just remember the grit in Jenny Ritter’s face. We were all like, “If she’s gonna do that, who can stop her?” I really think we rallied around that belief. M...…

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…12 Thursday, June 11, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Another year, same result against OSU November. In college football, it’s the month where opportunities are missed, heroes are made and hearts are broken. Two months of success are nullified by catastrophic late-season failures. A season of mediocrity can be forgotten by a Rivalry Week upset. Or, in those rare and special years, a great team can be immortalize...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 1

…GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. INDEX Vol. CXXIX, No. 82 ©2020 The Michigan Daily NE WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 A OPINION.....................4A ARTS & NEWS .............6A S TAT E M E N T. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 B A R T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A S P O R T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 A michigandaily.com For more stories ...…

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…“All business, employers, hospitals and schools and universities should be making plans and appropriately preparing for this disease,” Khaldun said. “We’ve been working very closely with our partners across the state for several weeks on these preparations.” At least eight states including Washington, California and New York are declaring states of emergency in response to local outbreaks. When asked if schools across ...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 3A LINES From Page 1A DONATIONS From Page 2A Tuesday’s primary, issued a statement in a press release condemning long lines to vote. “At a time when Democrats correctly attack Republicans for voter suppression, it is disappointing to see people standing in long lines for hours today waiting to vote in Michigan and around the country,” Sanders said in the sta...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com March 16, 2020 4:00 pm Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall 735 S. State Street Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Info: fspp-events@umich.edu Livestream: fordschool.umich.edu Continuing Challenges to Suffrage in Michigan in 2020: Who Still Can’t Vote? Co-sponsors: CEW+ Frances and Sydney Lewis Visiting Leaders Fund, and the Insti...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 5A Sophie Allison — or as the music world knows her — Soccer Mommy, has spent the last year and a half since the release of her debut album Clean on the rise. In 2019, Allison performed at some of the most prominent music festivals of the year, including Coachella and Governors Ball. She released the single “Lucy” in early November 2019, and then followed...…

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…6A — Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com WHISPER SUBMIT A WHISPER By Bryant White ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 03/11/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 03/11/20 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 ACROSS 1 School of thought 4 1972 Kentucky Derby winner __ Ridge 8 Landlocked African country 12 Sense of ...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 7

…FIRST PITCH The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 7A The No. 18 Michigan softball team leapt out to a hot 10-0 start before cooling down and arriving at a 15-8 record. Entering their first series in Ann Arbor, the Wolverines will look to reacquire their early season success, starting with Ball State on Saturday. A relatively inexperienced roster has led to shuffling at every position and a lineu...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 8

…have, just sort of normal. Typically, have, just sort of normal. Typically, when I’m not in my head, I just when I’m not in my head, I just kinda push the nerves aside and try kinda push the nerves aside and try to be present, try to come through to be present, try to come through in the moment.” in the moment.” During her four-year stint at West During her four-year stint at West Orange, Blair amassed a reputation Orange, Blair a...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 10

…O n Feb. 6, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made headlines when she announced she would not be attending the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), conference in Washington, D.C. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., followed suit a few weeks later, citing concern “about the platform AIPAC provides for leaders who express bigotry and oppose basic Palestinian rights.” In late February, these candidates were also joined ...…

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…3B Wednesday, March 11, 2020 // The Statement 3B O ne of the most dangerous ideas in (Washington) is that Don- ald Trump is a break from the status quo, rather than a product of the status quo,” said Matt Duss at the For- eign Policy-Quincy Institute Forum a few weeks ago. Duss, the current foreign policy advisor to Democratic presiden- tial candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has become an increasingly well-known figure in the Un...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 12

…S enator Bernie Sanders lowered the microphone from his mouth to his hip, meandered over to the right side of the podium and looked out over the crowd packed into the Diag. The sun was just peeking from the tops of the Hatcher Graduate Library. Sanders stood there, holding his voice and his body still for nearly 10 seconds. He lifted his right arm, paused again, and unfurled one of his favorite lines: “Nelson Mandela, one of ...…

March 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 82) • Page Image 13

…Wednesday, March 11, 2020 // The Statement 6B A t events across the country, from Iowa to Arkansas to Nevada to California, Sen. Eliz- abeth Warren, D-Mass., ends each night by taking a selfie with every person who wants one, often snapping hundreds of photos — which, including a moment to talk to each supporter, runs for several hours. Each time a little girl reaches the front of the line and walks up to take her selfie, Warren be...…

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…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Wednesday, March 11, 2020 // The Statement 7B When will America be ready for her? BY ELI RALLO, STATEMENT COLUMNIST I n 2016, I voted for President of the United States for the first time. I remember walking to my poll- ing place in Ann Arbor, Michigan as a freshman in college, and waiting in line with a feeling of thrill in my chest. As I walked toward the booth I felt a bit of hesitan...…

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…Wednesday, March 11, 2020 // The Statement VISUAL STATEMENT: DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES IN AA VISUAL STATEMENT: DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES IN AA PHOTOS BY MICHIGAN DAILY PHOTO STAFF ALEC COHEN/DAILY RUCHITA IYER/DAILY MICHEAL BAGAZINSKI/DAILY MICHEAL BAGAZINSKI/DAILY MICHEAL BAGAZINSKI/DAILY MICHEAL BAGAZINSKI/DAILY DAILY PHOTOGRAPHERS CAPTURE STUDENTS, FACULTY AND ANN ARBOR RESIDENTS AS THEY HEAD TO THE POLLS TO VOTE IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES O...…

February 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 67) • Page Image 1

…When Ali Darwish, sophomore at University of Michigan-Dearborn, found himself in the Henry Ford Medical Center emergency room in November of his freshman year, he was frustrated by the inadequate care he received compared to the University hospitals he went to as an Ann Arbor native. Because U-M Dearborn does not have its own on-campus health clinic comparable to U-M Ann Arbor’s University Health Service, the HFMC acros...…

February 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 67) • Page Image 2

…David Uhlmann, director of the ELPP and Law professor, said this discussion was part of a career series by the Law School to aid students in discovering their future career paths. “We sponsor the careers in Environmental Law Speaker Series to expose students to the range of different career opportunities in environmental, natural resources and energy law,” Uhlmann said. During his talk, Fisher described his career path from summer ...…

February 11, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 67) • Page Image 3

…According to the organization’s website, the Order of Angell is made up of “leaders from the many diverse corners of campus” and seeks to “promote interconnectedness at Michigan, develop leadership and engage in short and long- term leadership projects.” At the meeting, NASA asked the University to take appropriate action by renaming the lounge and designating it as a space for NASA to gather and exclusively reserve fo...…

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