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June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 1

…Legislature to boost funding OPINION From the Daily: Tallying the damage Sorting out the facts and figures for this year's incoming class, it's obvious that the University needs to up its game against the affirmative action ban. See Page 4 ARTS Lil Wayne returns with smash album Tha Carter ltl brings rapper to the forefront of modern hip hop thanks to ingenious singles and audacious lyrics. See Page 9 SPORTS Brown recharged Junior free safety...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 1

…e fid gan Baijj Ann Arbor, Michigan p THE SATELLITE CAMPUSES Enrollment at U-M Flint Dearborn at all-time high Campuses add new programs, on-campus housing in effort to lose commuter-school image ByKELLY FRASER Daily News Editor In recent years, the University's satellite cam- puses in Flint and Dearborn have tried to rein- vent their commuter-college images by expanding recruitingefforts,offeringnew academic programs and developing on-campus...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 1

…I e ic i an4, it Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, October 16, 2008 michigandaily.com Obama pulling .staff out of M.\.i ch. With state no longer a major battleground, workers head to N.C., Penn., Indiana By EMILY BARTON Daily News Editor Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's campaign confirmed yesterday that it would move some of its staff members out of Michigan. The move comes two weeks after Republican presi- dential tominee John M...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…Wie 0id~ianDaili Ann Arbor, MichiganW Wednesday, January 16, 2008 * CAMPAIGN 2008 * michigandaily.com ZACHARY MEISNER/Dai, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the state's GOP primary yesterday, giving him a much-needed victory over Sen. John McCain and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Romney had spent $2 million campaigning in Michigan. Michigan win gives Romney new hope GOP RpE SULTeSa McCain places a distant second STA...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 2

…1 NEWS IMonday, June 16, 2008 2 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom FUNDING From Page 1 higher education, but she said the bigger setback has to do with a$200 million shortfall in Michigan's general fund. When the Senate passed the 3-percent increase three months ago, the state's budget was projected to be about $9.8 billion, but Fritz said funding has proved to be less than anticipated. Though the $200 million cut probably won't come solel...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 2

…2 - Tuesday, September 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com M0NDAY~ WEDNESDAY: MONDAY: TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Arbor Anecdotes Before You Were Here Late-nigaht peas antries THURSDAY: Campus Characters FRIDAY: The Extremist LATIN STEPS On Friday night, my room- mate and I decided to take a night off from going out. We opened our screen door that opens to a sidewalk, felt the cool night breeze, and watched a l...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 2

…0 2A - Thursday, October 16, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY:FRIDAY: Before You Were Here Campus Characters Explained Door to door in the Land of Oz Letter carrier Ozzie Wil- liams began working for the United States Postal Service in 1987. Now, most residents on his route - which cov- ers parts of State, Oakland, Arbor, Arch Street and Mon- roe Streets and Tappan Ave- nue and has never chan...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 2

…0 2A - Wednesday, January 16, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WENSDY THURSDAY: Explained FRIDAY: Before You Were Here Henderson, the hidden gem With enough space for just 25 residents do the rest, which includes female students, Henderson House making nightly meals for housemates isn't likely to be a stop on a Campus and cleaning the building. An elected Day tour anytime soon. student manager is responsible ...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 3

…Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 Deli expansion voted down the decision. Saginaw said he saw the report prepared for the commissioners before last week's meeting and knew that the odds weren't in Zing- erman's favor. "We knew that the staff was recommending against demoli- tion, but we had hoped to present a compelling case for why they should allow us to do what we wanted to do," Saginaw said. "But apparently ...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 3

…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS CHICAGO Ike to blame for Midwest flooding Residents of the Midwest faced blackouts affecting more than 2 million homes and businesses and flooded homes yesterday after a weekend of devastating weather caused by the remnants of Hurri- cane Ike. The violent weather in the Mid- west, the latest in a brutal sum- mer that has slammed parts of the region with severe flooding, brought Ike's total ...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS NEW YORK Retail sales drop, stocks follow suit Investors agonizing over a fal- tering economy sent the stock market plunging all over again yesterday after two disheartening reports convinced Wall Street that a recession, if not already here, is inevitable. The Dow Jones indus- trials dropped as much as 572 points, more than half their huge 936-point advance from Monday, and all the major ind...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Bush lobbies OPEC to increase production President Bush warned yester- day that surging oil prices threaten the U.S. economy and urged OPEC nations to boost their output. His plea drew little sympathy from oil- rich Saudi Arabia, which said pro- duction levels appear normal. Bush and Secretary of State Con- doleezza Rice also pressed Arab...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 4

…4 Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com EFte ffidigan &il Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. AnnArbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu EMMARIE HUETTEMAN EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA MANAGING EDITOR KATE TRUESDELL EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect theuofficial position of the Daily's editorial board. Allother signed articles and illustrations represen...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 4

…4 - Tuesday, September 16, Zoos p r The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 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'oftthe Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent sole...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 4

…4A - Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 6 74i1E ichian 4Eaithj 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 illustrat...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 4

…/,-% 0 a Upm.jon 4A -Wednesday, January 16, 2008 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 represent solely the views of their authors. Th...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 5

…Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com N~5 CHRIS KOSLOWSKI| OUT TO PASTURE E-MAIL KOSLOWSKI AT CSKOSLOW@ UMICH.EDU So I caught a speling mistake Y p Yhe swlhe oe there on the Fox News Channers are apparently ignorant Ofthe news ticker the other day. orrect usage ofthe posses- Hey!St that! -sure and plura orms of Lie . You donssa, ward "clcr. O dOnt i i _ y o i +> d dontsay *O Creating science How to replace a legend F...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, September 16, 2008 -5 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Tuesday, September 16, 2008 -5 The gaping'Hole' in fall TV The new cast of "CSI: Roswell." Scientific failure N sei ste Wh Boston cal stc begin the sc certair beginn epic success tunate J.J. latest tries classic netwoi fails ti its gen "Fri tive sc out the expect netwo: rew paranormal harness the increasing popular- ity of the su...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 5A Despite lower prices, season ticket sales lagging D -line fooled by tricky Rocket spread offense By JASON KOHLER Daily Sports Writer In 2003, an anonymous donor paid for free student tickets for the entire bleacher section of Crisler Arena. More than 1,907 students ordered season tickets for men's basketball that year. The following season, the last year of the anony- m...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 5A SThou shalt nc see ti Despite a cast of headliners, 'First Sunday' fails to garner any laughs By IMRAN SYED Daily Arts Writer Idon't know that much about rap, but apparently Ice Cube was really good at it. And that makes me feel better about what I have to say about his new movie "First Sunday," an honest, though disastrous attempt at a meaningful family comedy. Further ...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 6

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September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 6

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October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 6

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January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 6

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June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 7

…Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 7 I t 1 1 L f s the michigan daily GREAT HOUSES AVAILABLE!!! NEWLY Call Campus Management at room, fur 734-663-4101 ext. 24 Victorian EMU. Ve ***808 Catherine*** $585. Inc Lg. 5 bdrm/2 bath house. Remod. kit., internet, c on-site W/D and parking. Ideally Available located between Kerrytown and Med. Campus. $2,295.00/mo. ***513 Oswego*** Large 4 bdrm./1 bath house near Hill NC St. w...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 7 CAMPUSES From Page 1 officials. Both campuses appear to be on pace to meet the strategic growth goals they outlined several years ago. Official enrollment data of the University's Ann Arbor campus won't be available until October, when the Office of the Registrar completes its semester report. Flint administrators attributed the campus growth to several fac- tors, includi...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 7A OBAMA From Page 1A - a few of whom were University alumni - are going to Indiana and North Carolina, two traditionally Republican states that are in play this year. U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who is up for re-election this year, said voters shouldn't take the cam- paign's decision for granted. "I just hope that that decision does not in any way diminish the energy w...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 16, 2008 -= 7A DEMOCRATS From Page 1A Gravel on the Democratic ballot. Political science Prof Michael Traugott said Clinton's victory helped solidify her position as a frontrunner in the race. But Traugott said the high turnout of uncommitted votes could help Obama and Edwards if one of them ultimately earns their party's nom- ination at the Democratic National Convention in August. I...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 8

…8' Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ADMISSIONS From Page 1 admission paid enrollment depos- its, the same percentage of students who accepted admissions offers overall. Ted Spencer, associate vice provost and executive director of undergraduate admissions, said the number of minority applicants and enrolled students for this year was good, "relative to the fact that we were working under the con- straints of the p...…

September 16, 2008 (vol. 119, iss. 11) • Page Image 8

…8 - Tuesday, September 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Coach defends statement CIIF REEDER/Daily Senior Beth Karpiak leads Michigan with 92 kills through nine matches. New attit ud key to 'M' resurgence By NATE SANDALS Daily Sports Editor Rich Rodriguez knew he had to explain himself. The first-year Michigan coach went out of his way at his Monday press conference to clarify his state- ment that "Michigan football will be ...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 8

…8A - Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BOTTOM From page 5A at the very end,he said, 'Can we get a Go Blue?' And that just reallytickled me because we were at the Olympic trials,whichis averyindividualized competition, and to know he was already thinking about saying, 'Go Blue and Go Michigan,' I knew he was going to be a phenomenal coach to work with." Bottom's success with sprint swimmers in college and at t...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

…8A - Wednesday, January 16, 2008 ndaily.com ALL AROUN Four-year captain leading Mich n ALENT rise season By ALEX PROSPERI Daily Sports Writer Remember the kid in high school who did everything? Who was the class valedictorian, student council president, honor roll student and star of the basket- ball team? Michigan senior guard Krista Clement was all those things and more and at Michigan she's show- cased her leadership skills as the four-...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 9

…Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 9 Li Wayne hits big Nolaughing matter By BEN VANWAGONER ular appearances on NPR's "TI his Rapper proves his worth with latest' By CHRIS GAERIG Daily Arts Writer' There are very few things that can be said about Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IIIwith any sort of certainty. This record, in the short time it's been leaked and properly released, has been called everything from ** * a basic f...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 9

…i f r. i , r' The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com I Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Daily Arts guide to the best upcoming events - it's everywhere you should.be this weekend and why. AT THE MIC David Sedaris has ingrati- ated himself with comedy connoisseurs for over a decade with his humorous books, essays and high- pitched contributions to NPR. In support of his new- est collection, "When You Are Engulfed in Flames," Sedaris will give r...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 9

…0 1 8 The Michigan Dai ily- Wednesday, January 16, 208 Coming out an d getting out -i 7j 0 or the first 19 years of my ued to embrace my differences and life, I lived in Bryan, Ohio. You may ask, "Where?" To which I say, it doesn't really mat- ter. The point is that I lived in a small podunk where Wal-Mart was the place to be seen. To make matters worse, Bryan is a haven for racists, h.mophobes and Republi- cans. Needless to say, "accep...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 10

…10 Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com LIL WAYNE From Page 9 revelatory and frankly, they aren't even the best we've heard from him in the past year and a half. But it's the way that he uses his associa- tive thought process in these scat- tershot beats that is so astonishing: form representing content. The real moment at which Tha Carter III becomes more than just another Lii Wayne release is "Phone Home." Wayne goe...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 10

…2B - Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Daily Arts guide to upcoming events in Ann Arbor and the surrounding area. Today 10.16.08 Novelist Signing: Leslie Wil- liams, author of "The Pru- dent Meriner" 7 pm. At Nicola's Books Free "Weister Concise Guide to Pracitical Astrology" Book Signing by Priscilla Costello 7 p.m. At Crazy Wisdom Free Tomorrow 10.17.08 Steve Pyke, New Yorker Staff Photographer Talk 4 p.m. In 18 Tappan Hall Free RENT presented...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 10

… I 0 The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, January 16, 2008 THE EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK with KATE PEABODY A look at the big news events this week and how important they really are. Conveniently rated frow one to 10. rule 75: If yOu never find time to cook, stop taking up fridge space with your moldy fruits and vegetables. rule 76: Whether it's Christmas lights or a Hanukkah bush, it's time to take your holiday decorations down. rule 7,7: No matter how...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 11

…Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SETTLING IN Academy reveals aperfect match "Do you have to be a Michigan man to be a Michigan coach? Gosh, I hope not." -Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez at his Dec.17 introduc- tory press conference Although Rodriguez didn't understand what the term 'Michigan man' meant when he was hired, his message was clear - he wanted - to do things his way.' There's been a give- DAN a...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 11

…i The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 3B The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Thursday, October 16, 2008 - 38 Contemplating the lost art of letter writing He was a poet with a his- tory of manic episodes, "very handsome and handsome in an almost old-fash- ioned poetic way," as she would later describe him upon their first meeting; she was a fellow writer, a few KIMBERLY years older CHOU than him, an on-and-...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 11

…- _-9- 68 The Michigan Daily Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Wednesday January 16,2008The Michigan Daily QUOTES OF THE WEEK _.... f. Binding passion An esoteric alternative to graduate school The Bessenberg Bindery is easy to miss. It's a squat brick building tucked between two big houses on Fifth Avenue in Kerrytown. But the unexceptional factory acts as a second home for Jon Buller, the owner, and houes all the tools of the trade that has be...…

June 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 142) • Page Image 12

…12 Monday, June 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NOTEBOOK From Page 11 the ball from defensive coordinator Scott Shafer. "Any coach is going to try to take the concepts and simplify them," Shafer said. "So we're doing the same thing here at the clinic - try- ing to simplify some things and actually teach them about football." Rodriguez roamed between sta- tions, but settled at the quarterback training for much of the day. Seve...…

October 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 33) • Page Image 12

…4B - Thursday, October 16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 48 - Thursday, October16, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom RENT From Page 1B with the Tompkins Square Park riot. These two consecutive days of protest, violence and police brutality led the city of New York to wage a full-scale war on homelessness, led by Rudolph Giulani. The Internet also provided cast members with some unconventional research. School of Music...…

January 16, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 77) • Page Image 12

… I. *.-" . " . S Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - The Michigan Daily last year, the IMF's World Economic outlook projected that China's global economic growth would surpass that of the United States in 2008 - some- thing no country has done since the 1930s. Accompanying rapid economic growth, though, has been increased environmental destruction across China, as well as marked deterioration in the protection of basic human rights and fair labor...…

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