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February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 1

…FROM T WALGREEN $ Joe Stapleton: How small hands and an inability to Bast' d an jump surprisingly halted my s s s dunk contest aspirations. , PAGE 5 > PAGE 8 ~:IE 0C4i n 07ailjj Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 19, 2010 A HOLE NEW LOOK michigandailycom 'regents sued over closed door meeting MIA MARINO/Daily Kris Kelly of Pangea Piercing pierces Eastern Michigan University senior Betty Adams's ear at the shop's new Forafull story on Pa...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, February 19, 2010 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Professor Profiles WEDNESDAY: Before You Were Here THURSDAY: I'FRDY Campus Clubs P*oos.o theWee NEED MORE PHOTOS? See past installments of Photos of the3 Week on our website, michigandailycom. LEFT Carmen Reynolds, a sophomore on the momen's basketball team, talks aboot her decision to come to the University of Michigan even thoogh her family has almays been strong sop- p...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 19, 2010 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS LANSING Granholm allows other workers to join health plan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has signed an executive order clearing the way for university, public school and local government employees to join the health care coverage plan offered to state employees. The Democratic governor said Wednesday in a release that the move could offer those -groups a way to save on ...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 4

…4 - Friday, February 19, 2010 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6 E-MAIL DANIEL AT DWGOLD@UMICH.EDU iJbe 1*idigani f &i4. Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu DANIEL GOLD JACOB SMILOVITZ EDITOR IN CHIEF RACHEL VAN GILDER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MATT AARONSON MANAGING EDITOR The HILL OLYMPICS If Tray-Boarding was a real sport, Id so be in Van...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 19, 2010 - 5 Underwhelming'Boss' Basement Arts's production will stay true to both the Internet series's script and the theater medium. 'Dr. H1orrible' is stealing the show By CAROLYN KLARECKI SeniorArtsEditor It's no secret by now that this country has seen better times. The gap between the haves and have-nots has never been so visible, W big company UnderCOVer bailouts are being hand...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 6

…6 - Friday, February 19, 2010 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com PARKING AVAILABLE 665-8825 FOR RENT ! 2 BEDROOM, completely remod- eled, large kitchen with modern appli- ances. Full size washer & dryer, on site parking. Pet friendly. Call Laura for your private tour at Church Street Apartments LLC. 734-994-0644. 2-BED: 2-BATH BI-LEVELS ! Walnut @ Geddes Heat, water, furn., I parking spot incl. Perfect for 4 to share Varsity Management(...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 7

…1 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Pescovitz: 'U' willhave the 'premier ;ow p 1 institute' for health care research NCRC From Page 1 going to revolutionize the activities at NCRC," Pescovitz said. "In many ways what we're thinking is that this isgoingtotransformthe way welook at research." Pescovitz said in the interview that she believes the biointerfaces institute and imaging institute would bring abroad range of collabo- rators tog...…

February 19, 2010 (vol. 120, iss. 98) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, February 19, 2010 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 8 - Friday, February 19, 2010 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Dunking was not my destiny 'Again." "You don't want to get tired, you know." "Yeah, Iknow, but let's do it one more time." his was before the ninth (or tenth?) try at my first dunk in yesterday's dunk contest, put on by the Big Ten Net- work "Hoops on Campus" program. The dunk was pretty standard. Basical...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 1

…it £klign 0aIj Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, February 19, 2013 michigandaily.com RESEARCH Forrest: 'U' R&D could be harmed by gov. cuts RUBY WALLAU/Daily Rutgers Prof. Frank J. Thompson speaks about fractions federalism and the future of Medicaid at Weill Hall on Monday. Rute sprof,, talks Medica-id Attributes bad ing his new book "Fractious provided health care have entitlement to you," Thompson Federalism and the Future of transitioned f...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 2

…2 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com mtie ffidiigan 0aUly 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com ANDREW WEINER RACHEL GREINETZ Editor in Chief easiness Manager 734-418-4115 ext. 1252 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 anweiner@michigandaily.com rmgrein@michigandaily.com TIME TO DUEL Economics is a hig game Tilman Bdrgers is an econom- ics professor who focuses on game theory and microeconomics....…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS DETROIT Lawsuit pending on domestic partner benefits ban People who lost domestic part- ner benefits under a2011 Michigan law say they're feeling the pinch as they wait months for a judge to decide whether the ban affecting public school and local government employees is unconstitutional. A l...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 4

…4 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom C I 4e fitichipan+aily Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, Mt 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com MELANIE KRUVELIS and ADRIENNE ROBERTS MATT SLOVIN EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDITOR You can do anything you want to do and gender doesn't...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 5 FORREST From Page 1 Forrest said the 2009 federal stimulus package and an increase in University expenditures of its own funds have made this growth in research funding possible, a process funded in part by tuition rate increases. "This is the place that has the infrastructure," he said. "That is why we remain extremely com- petitive." He added that a key strength of the ...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 6

…6 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 'Creatures' unable to find beauty Supernatural teen drama doesn't know what it wants to be By NOAH COHEN Daily Arts Writer The best thing that can be said for "Beautiful Creatures" was that it wasn't sure what it wanted to be. Another angsty ( teenage love story wherein Beautiful one of the teens creatures happens to be supernatu- At Quality16 rally talented? and Rave ...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 7

…I The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 7 v The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 7 TV REVIEW Contrived 'Cult' seeks a following of its own Matt Davis stars in a new CW show about a CW show By KELLY ETZ Daily Arts Writer The new CW series "Cult" centers around the frantic fans of a series on the CW called "Cult" ... con- fused yet? Don't worry. The show- Cuft within-a-show executi...…

February 19, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 55) • Page Image 8

…8 - Tuesday, February 19, 2013 o rts 0 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Bond between Barnes Arico and Brandon shines over weekend By DANIEL FELDMAN Daily Sports Writer After making the NCAA Tournament last season for the first time in 10 years, expecta- tions were high for the Michigan women's basketball team for the current year. The Wolverines (8-4 Big Ten, 19-6 overall) were coming off a 20-win season, and five seniors, including f...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 1

…1 e tc4toan4,.3at Im Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, February 19, 2014 michigandaily.com ADMINISTRATION New chief of UMPD picked after long search Former lieutenant Robert Neumann has been with the police since 1985 By WILL GREENBERG and SAM GRINGLAS Daily News Editors Robert Neumann, previously a University Police lieutenant, has been selected as the University of Michigan Police Department's next chief. The appointment is effective immed...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 1iefidiigan aW 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com PETERSHAHIN KIRBY VOIGTMAN Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-41-4115 ext. 1251 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 eishatoin@michigandaieyeom kvoigtmnpmichigandailyeeom Harvard breaks donation record F Nk % AL AL. Mww qw Harvard University ranks second in fundraising among American universities, the H...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 3A EATERIE From Page 1A friends. It's all based on sharing." To , accommodate larger groups, Yon said the restaurant will feature large flattop grill tables with the capacity to seat as many as eight people at a time. The interior of the restaurant will mirror the contemporary atmosphere of Tomukun Noodle Bar. The new restaurant will be located next door to Tomukun Noodle...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 4

…4A - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4A Wdneda, ebrar 19 214TheMihian aiy -mihiandilco t $ticbif an atl Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com MEGAN MCDONALD PETER SHAHIN and DANIEL WANG KATIE BURKE EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of th...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 5A Famed director to bring 'Suit' to A2 Learning to orgive Peter Brooks to present latest work at the Power Center By NICHOLAS WILLIAMS DailyPhoto Editor Known as one of the foremost contributors to modern theatre, director Peter Brook brings his latest work, "The Suit" to The Sut the Power Cen- ter...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 6

…6A - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 6A - Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom AMAZON "What's become of my banana stand?" Amazon's pilots can't touch Netf lix We doo't oee any jumpsuits.. Cult band stitches a charismatic 'Jumpsuit' Streaming empire hopefuls need quality programs ByALEX INTNER Daily Arts Writer Last year, the online giant Amazon sent shockwaves through the i...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 19, 2014- 7A Michigan seeks elusive second win Wo to w In Michi hasn't a wal a sec finish years, victor No days a their in the third the will g recorc secon( iverines have yet Thursday night against Detroit , , (10). finish a season ( "We don't play a lot of these midweek games," said Michigan vith imore than coach John Paul on WTKA Radio one victory Tuesday morning. "It's a busy ...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 8

…8A_ Wednesday, February 19, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 8A -Wedesda, Fbruay 1, 204 Te Mchign Dily mihigadaiycu Wolverines put stellar road mark on the line at Indiana No ti In A Aft .500 confer play, Michi wome basket team treadi water, to ho its record spot ir half o Ten s just games from t We( travel first meetir Indian Big T overal team talentE its co record reveal "Th a co hew te last ye Michij Arico. downt Mic presen ...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 9

… THE VISUAL STATEMENT: RELENTLESS ROWING Kinesiology sophomore Emma Burke rinses down the boats' blades after a practice in Tampa, FL during a spring break training trip. 'W 're not Denard Robinson or Mitch McGar. There's no chance of being recognized in class, and if we happened to wear a Michigan Rowing shirt the typical response is, "Oh, I know someone that was on the rowing team," or, "That's a varsity sport?" A Division I athlete was a...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 10

… y ann arbor affairs: falling in friend-love with you by sundai johnson I moved through those soft, moist bodies with friendly, inebri- ated smiles that tend to occupy those kinds of spaces, and on the other side, I found him. His eyes were bright when he saw me, and he wrapped me in his arms and I melted there. He began to talk rapidly as he always did and I smiled and nodded and responded as I always did. He led me outside to a group of pe...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 11

… 6B Wednesday, February 19, 201 // The Statement Emerging from the shadows: LGBT life in the locker room by Jake Lourim In 2005, Stephanie Hoyer came east from Englewood, Colo., to one of the biggest college athletic programs in the country. She prac- ticed field hockey in the shadows of Michigan Stadium, and in world-class facilities named after legends like Schembechler and Yost and Crisler and Oosterbaan. Hoyer had a strong freshman season...…

February 19, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 71) • Page Image 12

…4B* S - *- -S Wednesday, February 9, 2014 // The Statement E3' she said. Despite offering a women's gym class and even introducing a women's basketball team that played against Eastern Michigan in 1898, the University didn't offer varsity sports until they lawfully had to, and didn't comply with Title IX's mandate on scholarships until 1989. Equal focus on male and female sports at the University wasn't given until the ruling of the 1992 Sup...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, February 19, 2015 CELEBRATING OUR ONE-HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM A look at how the University restores books and other publications » INSIDE the b-side Full strategic plan recommended by committee in Sept. not yet released By GENEVIEVE HUMMER Daily Staff Reporter University President Mark Schlissel hosted 200 students, faculty and staff members Mon- day m...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 2

…2A — Thursday, February 19, 2015 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is published Monday through Friday during the fall and winter terms 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. Subscriptions for fall term, starti...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 3

…3-News Do you Stutter, Stammer, or have a Speech Disfluency? Jacob Behrmann jbehr@umich.edu Jeremiah Whittington jjwhit@umich.edu Jacob, a freshman, and Jeremiah, a senior, are currently organizing a group of students at the University of Michigan who either have stuttered, do stutter, or want to learn more about stuttering. Both of us are stutterers and similar identity. 3A — Thursday, February 19, 2015 News The Mi...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 4

…Opinion JENNIFER CALFAS EDITOR IN CHIEF AARICA MARSH and DEREK WOLFE EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS LEV FACHER MANAGING EDITOR 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 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....…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Weekend Roundup Thursday, February 19, 2015 — 5A ACROSS 1 Explosive sound 5 Outer __ 10 Not even ajar 14 “Born to Die” singer/songwriter Del Rey 15 Stadium divisions 16 Son of Leah 17 “You’re living in the past,” nowadays 20 Flower celebrated in an annual Ottawa festival 21 Move the boat, in a way 22 Painting option 23 Like a typical farmer’s market 25 “Gotcha!” 26 “You can’t go there,” nowadays 32 Peace...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 6

…Sports 6A — Thursday, February 19, 2015 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com RITA MORRIS/Daily Senior forward Nicole Elmblad totaled nine points and 12 rebounds in Michigan’s win over Indiana on Wednesday night. ‘M’ snaps three-game losing skid vs. Indiana By BRAD WHIPPLE Daily Sports Writer With just two weeks until the Big Ten Tournament, Michigan women’s basketball coach Kim Barnes Arico can mark another tally in this year...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 7

…B The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | Thursday, February 19, 2015 the b-side B O O K R E S T O R A T I O N A T T H E U N I V E R S I T Y A NEW LEAF: Photos by Virginia Lozano Design by Shreya Razak and Francesca Kielb Hailey Middlebrook, Daily Arts Writer …

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 8

…2B — Thursday, February 19, 2015 the b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com There’s something undeniably alluring about the past. Even in our frenzied chase for the future — designing computers in our base- ments and making waves in the stock market — we somehow still find ourselves stumbling into vin- tage stores, lingering over dusty books and running our fingers through moth-eaten velvet. Part of it is pure nostalgia, an un...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com the b-side Thursday, February 19, 2015 — 3B Slusser Gallery is a work of art in itself By CATHERINE SULPIZIO Senior Arts Editor Rarely does the gallery itself merit pause. Designed with mini- malist tendencies, the soundless, white and still space is designed to be invisible. Yet its works of art are guided by an organizational system that straddles the line between art and logic. The proper ...…

February 19, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 69) • Page Image 10

…4B — Thursday, February 19, 2015 the b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com By ADAM DEPOLLO Managing Arts Editor When Tarfia Faizullah fell in love with poetry, she wasn’t enamored with the fictive beauty of metaphors or the craftsmanship that goes into forming perfectly metered verse. Rather, she was entranced by its ability to illuminate the world around us on its own terms — in her case, literally so. “I really love...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 19, 2016 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Sylvia Burwell touts federal aid to the city following water crisis By CAITLIN REEDY Daily Staff Reporter Sylvia Burwell, secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, visited a Flint health center to observe firsthand the city’s recovery efforts Thursday. “I came here today to spend time o...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 2

…Ann Arbor’s groundwater is center of talks with officials, activists By BRIAN KUANG Daily Staff Reporter Amid some public concerns over the safety of Ann Arbor’s groundwater, representatives of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality took questions from local leaders at Washtenaw County’s Board of Commissioners working session on Thursday evening. The contaminated plume of groundwater that several resident...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Friday, February 19, 2016 — 3 be divided equally amongst HCHN and the Genesee Health System. Social workers at HCHN are helping Flint children and adults cope with emotional trauma from the crisis. Part of the $250,000 going toward HCHN will address these behavioral issues, as well as another $250,000 grant given to the Genesee Health System. “We are … including behavioral healt...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 4

…Opinion SHOHAM GEVA EDITOR IN CHIEF CLAIRE BRYAN AND REGAN DETWILER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS LAURA SCHINAGLE MANAGING EDITOR 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 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...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, February 19, 2016 — 5 In praise of SWMRS By DANIELLE IMMERMAN Daily Arts Writer On the rare occasion that I actually did the reading for my Women’s Studies class, I read something interesting about punk. In the context of feminism, punk is more significant than you might think. According to Milestone and Meyer (or to anyone capable of observation), before punk, the only involvem...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 6

…ACROSS 1 Fry 6 Kung __ chicken 9 Market Fresh sandwich and salad seller 14 Time of old Rome 15 Unevenly distributed, in a way 17 Brought on 18 Write-off 19 Charming 21 D.C.’s Walter __ National Military Medical Center 22 Mennen lotion 23 Govt. mtge. insurer 26 One hoping to provide many happy returns? 28 Hammer number 30 Big name in hairstyling 32 Hyperbola part 33 Sudden stream 35 Pull on 36 Flee 38 Adjudicates 40 Maple syrup target 41 Near...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Friday, February 19, 2016 — 7 Wolverines to take on Ferris State By JUSTIN MEYER Daily Sports Writer The No. 6 Michigan hockey team takes a break from Big Ten play to take on in-state rival Ferris State on Friday night at Yost Ice Arena. The unusual disruption in conference play will be a rare opportunity to watch the Wolverines play a stout defensive opponent. The Bulld...…

February 19, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 77) • Page Image 8

…8 — Friday, February 19, 2016 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Donnal finds himself as ‘M’ big man After long quest for confidence, junior forward appears ready to carry load By LEV FACHER Daily Sports Writer As a high-school sophomore, Mark Donnal sat down with Bryan Borcherdt, a longtime coach and family friend, to discuss his future prospects. Borcherdt asked Donnal a simple question: How do you envision your f...…

February 19, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…Gov. Rick Snyder recently sparked controversy by appointing Bishop Ira Combs Jr. to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission. Combs, a Republican and Pentecostal minister in Jackson, is well- known for condemning pro- LGBT legislation. However, Snyder said he appointed Combs because of his background in fighting for racial justice and people with disabilities. In February 2017, Combs outwardly opposed an ordinance th...…

February 19, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 78) • Page Image 2

…2A — Monday, February 19, 2018 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com TUESDAY: By Design FRIDAY: Behind the Story WEDNESDAY: This Week in History News THURSDAY: Twitter Talk MONDAY: Looking at the Numbers ROSEANNE CHAO/Daily 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com ARTS SECTION arts@michigandaily.com SPORTS SECTION sports@michigandaily.com ADVERTISING dailydisplay@gmail.com NEWS TIPS news@michiganda...…

February 19, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 78) • Page Image 3

…It is Feb. 16 at the time I am writing this. To some of you, today will have been just another Friday. To me and others, however, today is New Year’s Day, a time not only for festivities, but also reflection. Recently, the political correctness of “Chinese New Year” has been called into question, and I wanted to take this opportunity to share my thoughts on the issue and explore its relation to my own identities. Let us travel b...…

February 19, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 78) • Page Image 4

…I hope I speak for a lot of people somewhat left of center when I say that the Republican Party’s capability for hypocrisy can be amazing — we’ve spent years listening to Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY., grumble about spendthrift Democrats, and those of us from the South and Midwest have heard a thousand different ways the communist, Muslim, socialist, President Barack Obama was going to waste our tax money. And then — just ...…

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