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January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, January 20, 2021 ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. INDEX Vol. CXXX, No. 16 ©2021 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 ARTS............................ 5 OPINION.......................7 S P O R T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 michiga...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Winter 2021 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. BRITTANY BOWMAN Managing Editor ba...…

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…Tenured English professor Douglas Trevor, former director of the Helen Zell Writers’ Program and the Hopwood Awards Program, is not allowed to conduct office hours with his door closed or meet with students in off-campus spaces for the next two years. These sanctions were instituted in an April 30, 2020 letter from LSA Dean Anne Curzan. According to the confidential letter, addressed to Trevor and obtained by The ...…

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…When this investigator first contacted her, Richter alleged that one of the first things he told her was that he was surprised she was reporting Trevor. The investigator allegedly said he had worked with Trevor after Trevor reported Richter and the other faculty member to OIE and — according to Richter — the investigator said Trevor was a “great guy.” One of the individuals contacted by The Daily confirmed that Richter shared th...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 5

…7-Opinion Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — 5 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Artist Profile: SMTD senior Addison Tharp digitizes jazz Innovation in the performance community is not a new phenom- enon during the COVID-19 pan- demic, but what about here on campus? The School of Music, Theatre & Dance has a whole host of performers who have not stood by and waited for the pandemic to pass, and SMTD senior Addison Tharp is ...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 6

…I waited a few days after watch- ing “Pieces of a Woman” to write about it. I wasn’t even sure if I was going to be able to write anything more about it than the non sequi- turs I’d typed into the notes app on my phone: “milk but no baby,” “spit- ting out an appleseed,” “unfinished bridge.” I wasn’t sure if I wanted to get in the middle of the cultural conversation about the death of the artist, delve into the twisted feel- ing in my ...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 7

…Opinion S hould annual reports be published annually? For the University of Michigan’s Office of Institutional Equity, this is apparently a difficult question. OIE, the office that handles investigations of sexual misconduct within the University, estimates that their annual report for the fiscal year that ended on June 30 will be ready in mid-January 2021. The last report was published on Nov. 11, 2019. Spokesman Rick ...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 8

…2-News “ No exceptions” punctuates the testing section of Dr. Ron Caldwell’s Econ 101 syllabus. On four separate occasions in the syllabus, “no exceptions” clearly informs disabled and chronically ill students that their experiences won’t be taken into account and that they may face discrimination or infringement of their civil rights. While “no exceptions” — a clear violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act’s rea...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — 9 ‘M’ navigates past ranked opponents to begin shortened season With every other match clinched, Michigan freshman Merri Kelly found herself in a third-set tiebreaker, and all eyes turned to her. Kelly and Wisconsin sophomore Charmaine Seah traded points until Kelly’s groundstrokes eventually proved too much to handle, taking a 10-8 victory in the t...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 10

…Sophomore Paul Juda took a deep breath and broke into a sprint for the vault. Juda, the fourth in Michigan’s vault rotation, was following three subpar vaults from the Wolverines. With Illinois- Chicago holding a 0.100 point lead in the round, Juda knew his opportunity to shift the round in his team’s favor lay within his grasp. With all eyes on him, Juda leaped over the vault and stuck the landing, letting out an emphat...…

January 20, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 11

…MICHIGAN DOMINATES OHIO STATE IN SEASON-OPENING MEET Both Michigan and Ohio State experienced setbacks on the uneven bars. The difference came in the way the two squads responded. For the Wolverines, junior Abby Heiskell barely missed the bar on her way down from an aerial off the high bar and fell onto the mat. Her teammates picked her up and finished the bars with three straight 9.9-plus scores to close out the event, p...…

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…12 — Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Johnson and Beniers lead the way for Michigan’s offense Tune into a Michigan hockey game and chances are that Kent Johnson and Matty Beniers will catch your eye. The freshman forwards have taken the Big Ten by storm this year, playing on a line together. Johnson has been on a torrent scoring pace with a team-leading 16 points — and his 12 assis...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 1

…As a result of a new partnership between the Ross School of Business’s Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan- Flint’s Office of University Outreach, the sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint this semester instead of Detroit. In previous years, the Center for Social Impact has held its Social Impact Challenges in Detroit, where teams partnered with different ...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 2

…NEW PREZ. puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2 — Friday, January 20, 2017 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The University of Michigan offers one of the best all-around sports experiences in the country, with Michigan Stadium, Yost Ice Arena and Crisler Center each listed in the “Top 100 Stadium Experiences of 2016,” according to website and magazine “Stadium Journey.” The list, which evaluated the fan experience at...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Friday, January 20, 2017 — 3 students @ michigan median family income of a student is 1 in 10 students are from the top 1% of income distribution $154,000 UofM Students Social Mobility and Michigan was ranked last in overall social mobility among highly selective public colleges share of students from the top 1% #1 - Michigan 9.3% #2 - UT Austin 5.4% #3 - Georgia ...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 4

…I am pretty good at keeping my personal information private, so I tend not to think of my banking app as part of my online presence. Still, it somehow found a way to fit into how I present myself online. Namely, when I log in to my banking app, it prompts me with a phrase and image that I can confirm are indeed associated with my account — an account I made at age 16 and have not altered since. The image and phras...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, January 20, 2017 — 5 The Flaming Lips’ new album inventive, dreamy While the band’s latest offering is uneven relative to past releases, the psychedelic project shows a group still grounded in innovation If nothing else, The Flaming Lips are known for their experimental ventures into the world of psychedelic rock. Some of these leaps have turned out extremely well in the past...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Quick 6 Zurich-based sports org. 10 Dis 13 Metaphorical title word in a McCartney- Wonder hit 14 Major composition 15 Dr Pepper Museum city 16 Played hooky from the office? 18 Journalist/author Larson 19 Telegram period 20 Long in the tooth 21 Texas-Louisiana border river 23 “Without further __ ... ” 25 Taco toppings 26 Was sorry to have set the alarm? 31 Random selectio...…

January 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 12) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Friday, January 20, 2017 — 7 Wolverines drop first dual meet since 2010 The last time the Michigan men’s swimming and diving team lost a dual meet, Rich Rodriguez was still the coach of the Michigan football team, Tik Tok by Ke$ha was the No. 1 song in America, Snapchat had not been created yet and the unemployment rate was at 9.8 percent. But with their 167-133 loss at No. 4 Indiana...…

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…8 — Friday, January 20, 2017 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MEN’S BASKETBALL Behind Enemy Lines: Illinois’s John Groce After a narrow loss at Wisconsin on Tuesday, the Michigan men’s basketball team will come home to Ann Arbor to face Illinois once again Saturday. The last time the two teams faced off was back on Jan. 11, when the Wolverines fell to the Fighting Illini, 85-69, in Champaign. Senior guard De...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, January 20, 2016 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. WEATHER TOMORROW From the Daily: Recall Gov. Snyder Organizations collect supplies, funds for affected citizens By LYDIA MURRAY Daily Staff Reporter In response to the Flint water crisis, students across campus are comin...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 2

…State of the State,” Snyder said. “I would like to address the people of Flint. I want to speak directly, honestly sincerely… The government failed you. I’m sorry most of all that I let you down. You deserve accountability. You deserve to know the truth and I have a responsibility to tell the truth.” During the speech, Snyder said he will release all of his e-mails pertaining to the water crisis as well as a comprehensive timelin...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 3A NEWS BRIEFS after watching the crisis unfold and realizing the far-reaching impacts of the contaminated water. “Our center has worked directly with the Flint community for over twenty years,” she said. “We know people who live in the community; they are our partners, our friends and our colleagues. We just wanted to be able to do something.” ...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 4

…Water and Sewage Department to the Flint River as an interim source. While it is true that Flint’s city council did democratically approve the switch to the KWA, there is no evidence show- ing the decision to use the Flint River as an inter- im source was made in any democratic manner, and instead was made by Snyder’s appointee. This misleading statement is characteristic of the governor’s handling of the disaster in Flint. Despite a ma...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 5

…January is the month for fixing things. For some, it’s a body fix — gym memberships are purchased, alarm clocks are set, extra champagne from New Year’s Eve is tossed out. Others set career- oriented goals — following up with job recruiters, making an effort to stay on top of projects, finally asking for that promotion (or at least getting your internship housing paid for over the summer). But there are other ...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Yin Yang portrayer in “The Expendables” film series 6 Business 11 Covers with Quilted Northern, briefly 14 Shun 15 Portend 16 Christian sch. in Tulsa 17 *Trattoria basket filler 19 Cartoon Chihuahua 20 Lad of La Mancha 21 Union 23 Rural expanse 25 Make a bet 28 “I don’t give __!” 29 Karachi language 31 Nursery purchase 32 Scrapped, at NASA 33 *Railroad track piece 35 Atla...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7A DAVID SONG/Daily Junior heavyweight Adam Coon (right) anchors a trio of wrestlers that have become known as “Murderer’s Row” for their dominance at the back end of meets. “Murderer’s Row” leads Wolverines By ORION SANG Daily Sports Writer It’s not often that one can find three wrestlers who perform well enough to deserve a nickname like the “murderer’s...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 8

…8A— Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wolverines prepare for Minnesota By SIMON KAUFMAN Daily Sports Editor Two weeks ago, when the Michigan men’s basketball team looked at its schedule, it held its breath. It was readying for a daunting three- game stretch of top-25 talent featuring then- No. 20 Purdue on the road, then-No. 3 Maryland at home and then- No. 16 Iowa in Iowa City....…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 10

…2B Wednesday, January 20, 2016 // The Statement OSCAR NOMINATIONS ON THE RECORD “Begging for acknowledgement, or even asking, diminishes dignity and diminishes power. And we are a dignified people. And we are powerful. Let’s not forget it. So let’s let the Academy do them, with all grace and love. And let’s do us.” — Actress JADA PINKETT SMITH on why she is boycotting the 2016 Academy Awards Ceremony for its lack of diversity ***...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 11

…3B Magazine Editor: Karl Williams Deputy Editor: Nabeel Chollampat Design Editor: Shane Achenbach Photo Editor: Zoey Holmstrom Creative Director: Emilie Farrugia Editor in Chief: Shoham Geva Managing Editor: Laura Schinagle Copy Editors: Emily Campbell Alexis Nowicki Jose Rosales THE statement I’ve always been the silent type. My mom once told me that she was in constant anxiety while she was preg- nant with me because, u...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, January 20, 2016 // The Statement 4B Wednesday, January 20, 2016 // The Statement 5B By KAREN HUA Daily Arts Writer Editor’s Note: While some communities prefer disability first- language (“disabled person”), others prefer person first-language (person with disabilities). Terminology in this article is adapted to specific communities’s preferences. When referring to disabilities in general, the person first-language and d...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 20, 2016 // The Statement 7B Personal Statement: The First Days W e’ve all experienced it — the nervousness and constant self- deliberation. Do I sit next to that cute girl or boy in lecture? Do I intro- duce myself before the professor begins her spiel or after? Should I gel my hair on the first day? Jeans or sweatpants? These are the constant questions that many college students (including myself) ask themselve...…

January 20, 2016 (vol. 124, iss. 55) • Page Image 15

…At times, I strive to portray an outer image while my inner identity seems invisible. (ZOEY HOLMSTROM/ DAILY) Wednesday, January 20, 2016 // The Statement 8B V I S U A L S T A T E M E N T : S E L F P O R T R A I T S Members of Photo staff submitted self-portraits, finding themselves on the other side of their cameras. I can’t wait to graduate and be in the Peace Corps, hopefully with a camera by my side. After that I want to b...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, January 20, 2015 CELEBRATING OUR ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Discussions, panels kick off week-long symposium on race and social justice By ALLANA AKHTAR Daily Staff Reporter Instead of attending classes Monday, University students and faculty honored the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by host- ing or attending various semi- nars and discussions to exam...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 2

…Sudoku Syndication http://sudokusyndication.com/sudoku/generator/print/ 1 of 1 10/27/08 1:10 PM SUDOKU HARD 9 6 4 9 1 8 5 6 4 9 8 5 1 2 9 9 5 2 7 4 1 5 6 3 2 5 8 4 6 1 6 4 © sudokusolver.com. For personal use only. Generate and solve Sudoku, Super Sudoku and Godoku puzzles at sudokusyndication.com! YIKES! puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2 — Tuesday, January 20, 2015 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 420 ...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — 3 physics, math and engineering. Likewise, 100 Chinese students from SJTU come to the Uni- versity each year to complete degrees in the same fields. The University has engaged in extensive medical research collaboration with Peking Uni- versity, so Schlissel’s tour there will largely revolve around its Health Science Center in Bei- jing, which houses the Uni- ver...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • 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....…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — 5 ‘Broad City’ back By KAREN HUA Daily TV/New Media Editor Abbi and Ilana hit career high in new season premiere We’ve been counting down (four and three and two and one) since last season, and Comedy Central’s best gal-pals stride are final- ly back! Abbi and Ilana have returned with their crop-tops high and heads held even high- er, with their sweat...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 6

…Sports 6 — Tuesday, January 20, 2015 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ‘M’ holds off Northwestern By MAX BULTMAN Daily Sports Editor Plagued by sicknesses to two key contributors, the Michigan men’s basketball team found a way to get the job done. Even with junior guard Spike Albrecht out with a respiratory infection and freshman center Ricky Doyle playing minimal minutes due to a cold, the Wolverines squeaked out a t...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 — 7 ‘M’ looks to create energy By ZACH SHAW Daily Sports Writer COLUMBUS — When senior forward Zach Hyman scored his second goal of the game 5:36 into the first period to give the Michigan hockey team a 2-0 lead, the celebratory banging of gloves and sticks was heard loud and clear even from the highest parts of the building. The rest of Value City Arena wa...…

January 20, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 50) • Page Image 8

…8 — Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com LeVert (foot) out for season Junior will have surgery this week By MAX BULTMAN Daily Sports Editor Junior guard Caris LeVert will miss the remainder of the season with a left foot injury, the Michigan men’s basketball team announced Sunday. LeVert went down hard after clearing a rebound to seal the Wolverines’ 56-54 win over Northwestern Saturday n...…

January 20, 2012 (vol. 122, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…Ann Arbor, Michigan REGENT S MEE TING Board approves athletic upgrades Yost Ice Arena, Schembechler Hall to be renovated By PETER SHAHIN Daily News Reporter The University's Board of Regents unanimously approved a host of projects at its first meet- ing of the year yesterday, includ- ing renovations to Yost Ice Arena, Schembechler Hall, the Edward Henry Krause Building Auditori- um and Northwood Apartments I, II and III. At the meeting, Stephe...…

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…2 -- Friday, January 20, 2012 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.cam 2 - Friday, January 20, 2012 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom al mchipan Ba-l 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com JOSEPH LICHTERMAN ZACHARY YANCER Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-418-4115 ext. 1252 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 lichterman@michigandaily.com zyancer@michigandaily.com __ -' 4U w , '/' ' a 9 Newsroom 734-418-415 opt.3 Correcti...…

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…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3 * The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, January 20, 2012 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS LANSING Snyder advocates for more education funding in budget Republican Gov. Rick Snyder said yesterday he'll propose more " spending for Michigan education in his upcoming budget proposal. School districts took a cut of more than 2 percent in this year's budget, or nearly $1 billion, and ma...…

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…4 - Friday, January 20, 2012 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 0 4 - Friday, January 20, 2012 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com ASHLEY GRIESSHAMMER JOSEPH LICHTERMAN and ANDREW WEINER JOSH HEALY EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official positi...…

January 20, 2012 (vol. 122, iss. 78) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com d "T ? Z 1 t+ II A z ry t y ! x Friday, January 20, 2012 - 5 East Stadium bridges to be completed on Nov.14 At meeting, project members discuss project development By TAYLOR WIZNER Daily StaffReporter Drivers in Ann Arbor who pass the intersection of East Sta- dium Boulevard and South State Street will have to continue tak- ing detours until construction of the East Stadium Bridges Improvement Project ...…

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…6 - Friday, January 20, 2012 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com iper sees Robinson at WR Michigan stressing academic success By TIM ROHAN Daily Sporrs Wrirer ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. scoffed at the pundits who thought Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III would be better suited playing wide receiver in the NFL. "I heard that, never understood that," said Kiper, who answered questions Thursday on a national conference call regard...…

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…7 - Friday, January 20, 2012 Wolverines tame 'Cats The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Michigan gets first look at Notre Dame's new Lefty Smith Arena By MICHAEL LAURILA Daily Sports Writer EVANSTON - Walking into Welsh-Ryan Arena, the old- school wooden bleachers and the one side of actual stadium seats gave it the look of a high school gym. Coinci- MICHIGAN 58 dentally, N'WESTERN 48 the first half of the Michigan women's basketball game ...…

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