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May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 1

…New eateries for Union, League OPINION Women aren't the only ones who need an HPV vaccine In the debate over mandating the HPV vaccine, men are the oft-forgotten carriers of the virus. See Page 5 ARTS "Speed Racer" heads to theaters Despite dazzling visual eftects, the script sputters in this TV remake. See Page 10 SPORTS Third time's a charm The Michigan baseball team clinched its third straight regu- lar-season Big Ten Champion- ship after ...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 1

…I e idiga rail Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, September 12, 2008 michigandaily.com A CAREFUL DESCENT COURSE EVALUATIONS Starting this fall, evals go Switch will save paper, money, but some worry students won't make time for web questionnaire By JACOB SMILOVITZ Daily Staff Reporter After more than 30 years of use, the University's system of paper course and instructor evaluations is being replaced by an online evaluation set to debut this sem...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 1

…9$Wotl -1OPINION What Obama means for a woman who brought Dr. King to Grosse Pointe in 1961, 4A openr, 'ns uttig "win way' 4 ' rTHE STATEMENT What the University's famous "d !Squre arde 'k t.alumni left behind, 4B ~Iie0Iidigan Batt Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, November 12, 2008. michigandailycom TALKING DANCE Tuition credits crdmay take backseat Two wars, economy could mean tax credits for tuition aren't a priority - or Obama could put ...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 1

…446brr an at im Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, February 12, 2008 michigandaily.com CHARITY CALISTHENICS CAPITOL HILL AND CAMPUS The first in an four-part series on how federal legislation would affect college students Bill aims to reduce price of college Lawmakers want more information on how aid, tuition costs are decided By JULIE ROWE Daily Staff Reporter The United States House of Representatives over- whelmingly passed a bill last week ...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 1

…Ann Arbor, Michigan Prose and poetry The magazine's annual literature issue, featuring student writing The Statement Wednesday, March 12, 2008 michigandailycom CABLE TELEVISION Report: Big Ten Network closer to deal withComcast Insiders say channel president of communications, in an e-mail statement. would be offered on Patrick Paterno, director of communications for Comcast's basic cable Michigan region, said the two sides are still negot...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 2

…2 Monday, May 12, 2008 SThe Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 'U' student wins on game show LSA senior qualifies for semifinals on college "Jeopardy!" By MATT GALVANa Daily Staff Reporter Most students dread long nights spent wading through textbooks. But for one student, intense cram- ming paid off in an unusual way - as a spot on the iconic TV game show "Jeopardy!." LSA senior Danny Devries appeared on national television Thursday, in th...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 2

…2._ Friday, September 12, 2008 N ew s The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2 - Friday, September12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom MONDAY: TUESDAY~ MONDAY: TUESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Arbor Anecdotes MIDNIGHT MOVIE I WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: Before You Were Here Campus Characters Explained The office on the Hill In a small office just three blocks from the Capitol Building in Wash- ington D.C. and down the hall from an offic...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, November 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 6 CELEBRATING VETS When the 'U'lcked out its own In an era when Communist fear ran rampant, three University profes- sors stood in the center, their patrio- tism questioned by the U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee. This committee, known for investi- gating Alger Hiss and the Hollywood Ten, became the forefront for the later McCarthy trials. Clement Marke...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 2

… 2 - Tuesday, February 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 THURSDAY: Explained . FRIDAY: Before You Were Here A bilingual food fight PREPARING FOR V-DAY While sitting in my German class today, the hysterical depart- ment head, carried in a large bag of plastic food. Odd, I thought, as he plunked it down on the desk. He had a brief conversation with my instructor in German, chuckled, and walked out. Class continued as usual ...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 2

… 2A - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 FRIDAY: Before You Were Here Half-barrel bargains If you're going to have your apartment invaded and trashed by students you've probably never seen this St. Patrick's Day, at least try to spend the least amount of money as possible. For interested party hosts, a half-barrel of the ever-classy Heileman's Old Style beer is sold at the Diag Party Shoppe on State Street near East William Street for the bargain pr...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 3

…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 Rising rice prices hurt A2 businesses Local restaurants ly 40 pounds of Basmati rice that his restaurant cooks up every week. struggle but 'U' The EarthenJarservesmostlyIndi- an cuisine, and Sethi said he used to dining safe for now go to places like Sam's Club to stock up on rice. Recently, though, he's By LINDY STEVENS had to turn to local shops because Daily StaffReporter larg...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 3

…' The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com . . ~.< Friday, September 12, 2008 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, September12, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS HOUSTON Ike churns in Gulf, targets Texas coast, metro Houston Cars and trucks streamed inland and chemical companies buttoned up their plants yester- day as a gigantic Hurricane Ike took aim at the heart of the U.S. refining industry and threatened to send a wall of water crashing ...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 3A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Obama suggested more aid for auto industry, aides say President-elect Obama sug- gested to President Bush that the administration immediately pro- vide extra help to struggling U.S. automakera, aides to the Demo- crat say, in their first fate-to-face meeting since Election Da...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 3

…* The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com T y 1 Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON FBI raids home in China espionage investigation The FBI was raiding a home in New Orleans yesterday in con- nection with a spy investigation of U.S. military secrets being ille- gally given to China. A Defense Department ana- lyst with security clearances was among the three or four peo- ple being charged in what law enforcement officials des...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michiganclailycom Wednesday, March 12,2008 - 3A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS ALBANY, N.Y. Spitzer found to be repeat customer in call-girl scandal With pressure mounting on Gov. Eliot Spitzer to resign over a call-girl scandal, investigators said yesterday he was clearly a repeat customer who spent tens of thousands of dollars - perhaps as much as $80,000 - with the hi...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 4

…41 Monday May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com e ltc ilgan Dal,1 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu EMMARIE HUETTEMAN GARY GRACA KATE TRUESDELL EDITOR IN CHIEF MANAGING EDITOR EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect theofficial positionof the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent sol...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 4

…4 - Friday, September 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 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 illustrations represent solely the v...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 4

…4A - Wednesday, November 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com L714c 4HjC Igan wily 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 illustratio...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 4

… 4 - Tuesday, February 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com a EILy MJidiigan &4ly Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu The system hasn't been able to handle the less-complicated cases it has been presented with to date." - David Glazier, a Loyola Law School professor, forecasting problems the Guantanamo Bay military commissions will have ...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 4

… 4A - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu I think the only 'red-phone' moment was: 'Do we eat here or at the next place."' -Comedian Sinbad, questioning how dangerous a supposedly harrowing 1996 trip to Bosnia Hillary Clinton made with him and Sheryl Crow actually was, as reported yes...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 5

…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Beatty and Butthead 15 lasses are over; flowers are blooming; and love is in the air. It's the perfect time of year for trashy romance novels and spicy summer action movies filled, with hot sex, government conspiracy and more sex. SHAKIRA But why SMILER spend money at Borders or Showcase Cinemas when you can download the Kwame Kilpatrick and Christine Beatty text messag- es for free...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, September 12, 2008 -S FINE ARTS PREViWFM VE Global art in Michigan By NORA FELDHUSEN Daily Arts Writer During the school year, Tati- ana Calixto is alecturer ofSpan- ish in the Romance Language Department. This past summer, she spent her time photograph- ing the daily lives and culture of the Andean people with whom she lived nearly 4,000 miles away in Cusco, Peru. Her work is displayed at the ...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -5A When rapper meets Trump andMartha ByJAMIE BLOCK contestants watch in a mix of hor- Daily Arts Writer ror and amusement. It may not seem like senseless Rapper, actor and entrepreneur bickering would be a necessary 50 Cent can add Donald Trump addition to the "Apprentice" for- inpersonator mula, but it actually helps a lot. to his list of ** The fights among team members e...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 5 DVDs today, coasters tomorrow The magnitude of my problem lies somewhere between global warming and the nonexistence of McDonald's break- fast at noon. Multiple goods are replacing something I am excessively invested in, and ' I don't know whattodo about it. You see, I've amassed about 400 DVDs, and f they're slowly beginning to MICHAEL look like audio PASSMAN cassettes c...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 5A Making artfor the viewing public Rackham Auditorium last Thursday, the Beat- tradition poet Gary Snyder criticized fellow writers who lament the chore of _ - -- getting work published and sold, as though pub- lishingtheir work were A beside the ABIGAIL B. point. COLODNER "Well, they just haven't thought it through - not in an artistic sense and not in a spiritual sense," ...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 6

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September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 6

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November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 6

…6A-Wednesday, November 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 the michigan daily 16 PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE Please Call 734-665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. immed. on central campus. 734-741-9300. ! BEAUTIFUL LARGE!! Campas Area Homes. 6 and 7 Bdrms. Avail. NOW for May 2009. Central air. Free laundry and parking. Call 734 663-1370 www.nancylat.com E-mail nancylat@umich.edu !!!!2009/10 LEASING HAS STARTED!!!!!!! Great locations th...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 6

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March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 6

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May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 7

…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 7 the michigan daily AVAILABLE HOUSES AND apts. for fall. Contact PMSI at 734-665- 5552 or www.pmsiproperties.com DROP THE BOOKS AWESOME 5 BEDROOM, 2 bath and Head Over to The house. Laundry. Plenty of parking. 2 Courtyards blocks from football stadium. $2500/mo. Fall 08. Call 734-320-4888. BE THE FIRST to live at The Courtyards Brand New Student Apartments! Now Leasing for Fall 200...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 7

…New-, The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, September 12, 2008 -- 7 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, September12, 2008 - 7 Venezuelan president expels U.S. ambassador Expulsion signals breakdown in fragile relationship between U.S., Chavez By PATRICK J. MCDONNELL and CHRIS KRAUL Los Angeles Times BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he was expelling U.S. ambassador Patrick Duddy ...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 7A LECTURE From Page 1A "Tamara may not be here, but she's always in my heart," the letter read. "I look forward to when Kiara (Tamara's daughter) enters the Uni- versityofMichigan Class of 2017." After showing a 10-year-old news clip detailing events around Williams' murder, School of Social Work Prof. Daniel Saunders, who is the co-director of Interdisciplin- ary Researc...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, February 12, 2008 - 7 EDUCATION From Page 1 Cynthia Wilbanks, the Univer- sity's vice president of govern- ment relations, said the University is actively giving feedback to law- makers about the bill. "We continue to be fully engaged," Wilbanks said. "We are not reluctant at all to share with policy makers the provisions that we like and the provisions we find challenging and ways in which we'...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 7A CROWFOOT From Page 1A - each student who spoke dur- ing the lecture simply called him "Jim." LSA freshman Zack Craw- ford, a member of Crowfoot's class last semester, said he was impressed with how Crowfoot seemed to care about every one of his students. He said he and many classmates still receive e-mail messages from Crow- foot. "He had, out of any professor I've ever en...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 8

…8 Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BENEFITS From page 1 ruling, the University's health care policy included a provision to include employees' same-sex partners. University spokeswoman Kelly Cunning- ham said the University's poli- cy was changed to comply with the ruling. "We cannot have same-sex health insurance benefits, so we eliminated those benefits," Cunningham said. "We drafted a policy for otherwise qualif...…

September 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 9) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, September 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 6 FO TBALL Fiery remarks set stage for rivalry game By DAN FELDMAN Daily SportsEditor Most Michigan fans remember Notre Dame football coach Char- lie Weis's comments on Michigan in April: "Then we'll listen to Michi- gan have all their excuses as they come running in, saying how they have a new coaching staff and there's changes. ... The hell with Michigan,"he said. Th...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 8

…8A - Wednesday, November 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 6 A 'Fresh' start for Michigan Douglass and Novak excel in top spot of 1-3-1 zone ByALEX PROSPERI Daily Sports Writer Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein is known for the 1-3-1 zone defense, but it's tough to judge just how often he will run it on a given night. Before the season, Beilein said he'll use it anywhere between 10 and 60 percent of defensive NOT...…

February 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 95) • Page Image 8

… a 8 - Tuesday, February 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Report: Quick committed credit card fraud Frosh was dismissed from team on Feb. 1 By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN Daily Sports Writer Former Wolverine defenseman Kevin Quick, who was dismissed from the Michigan hockey team Feb. 1, stole a credit card and used it to spend thousands of dollars, The Buffalo News reported. NOTEBOOK The incident erupted just before the Wolverines' s...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 8

… 8A - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michiganclaily.com Rose would help program blossom He never addressed a possible coaching future while speaking with reporters during a reception on Jalen Rose Day. But at Michi- gan's 49-43 win over Illinois Feb. 23, former NBA and Fab Five star Jalen Rose sure seemed like a future college V coach. Before tipoff, MARK every Wolver- GIANNOTTO ine starter went over to Rose's courtside seat...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 9

…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 9 SUMMER FESTIVAL PREVIEW Matt Roney I Daily Arts Writer Ann Arbor is a far different place in the summer. Some would call it boring, but there's a lot going on, both in town and nearby. Music fans are especially in luck - Michigan is within driving distance of some of the most exciting music festivals of the summer. And it's not like you can spend five days watching great bands pla...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 9A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Wednesday, November12, 2008 - 9A First job.1 astin mp~o n A chance. An opportunity. A foot in the door. At Goldman Sachs, your first job will give you more. You'll gain access to unparalleled training programs. Work alongside some of the smartest minds in the financial industry. And gain hands-on experience that will serve you rig...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 9

…W, w ly - Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Weight loss, nutrition & fitness classes, yoga, tennis, walking trails. Fun & friends at a great place and price less than you would expect. NEWS From Page 7B in kind, and soon they were entan- gled in each other. Finally, she thought, she had his attention. Then came the BEEP BEEP BEEP of a breaking news alert on News Radio 790 AM, All News All The Time. He slowed the pace immediately, and she thought ...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 10

…10 1Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com What's Happening in Ann Arbor Jazz player at The Ark May 16 at 8pm Otis Taylor, an award-winning African American bluesman, will be performing his renowned, experimental music this Friday. Enriched by varying styles such as psychadelia and trance, and rooted in the traditions of the artist's heritage, his music has drawn acclaim from all over the country. Not bad, considering he ...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 10

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, November 12, 2008 -10A I I ICE HOCKEY'S 10-GAME PROGRES ORT GJON ejVMA4 ,,CH FS2 Oe U OFFENSE: ___ __ USPECIAL TEAMS: & I I The Michigan hockey team's offense has surprisingly been its strength. Sophomores Aaron Palushaj and Louie Caporusso have stepped it up this season along with the rest of the Wol- verines to create two dynamic scoring lines. Caporusso leads the team with nine goals...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 10

…-" - "..7 Tw A IRW w qw Th 3icia Diy - enesayMach 2, 0 : Letter from the editor HANGING LIMBS By Beenish Ahmed Wedn sdyMrh12- - THE NATURE OF NEWSByKarlStampfI rnest Hemingway in a letter to friend Maxwell Perkins in 1928: "This bull market in letters isn't going to last forever and I don't want to always be the one who is supposed to have made large sums and hasn't and doesn't." A less than inspiring confession- al. If this grand poobah...…

May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 11

…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 CONCHORDS From Page 10 ness Time" and "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros" saw some of the loudest responses, and certain audience members seemed partic- ularly tortured to have to wait until the encore to hear "Bowie" and "Pencils in the Wind (Sellotape)," frequently calling for them during downtime. While the pair regularly acknowledged screams of endear- ment with a running tally...…

November 12, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 50) • Page Image 11

…S. __ 0 ' a' 0 0 - 0 0 Th Mchga .Dil W desay Nvebe 20 Overcoming apathy' ast week, a sea of students flooded the Diag chanting "O-bam-a! O-bam-a!" and singing "The Star-Spangled Ban- ner," as we wrote our own chapter in Diag history. That kind of thing wasn't sup- posed to happen at the University of Michigan anymore. That purely kinetic energy, those rallying cries that echoed down South University and in the Diag - none of it could h...…

March 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 111) • Page Image 11

…POETRY CONTINUED: New Thanksgiving A break from work or school or anything is a vacuum of everything I already know: Holidays move farther away after the fact or closer still before, depending; a few minutes or an hour or a drink or two devoted to everything. The drive home is about 8 albums or so, a flatline through Ohio and Pennsylvania. If cameras still had great flashing bulbs I'd be up early the next day sweeping glass out the door hopin...…

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…12 Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SPEED RACER From page 11 On a standard-size movie screen the rush of an intense 600 mph race down a roller coaster track is quite literally enough to take your breath away. I imag- ine that you might actually die attempting to watch this in an IMAX theater. The Wachowskis have laid claim to the title of visual effects pioneers since showing a man dodging bullets nine years ago in...…

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