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October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 1

…When graduate students at the University of Michigan decided to strike in September, state law was definitively not on their side. On the first day of the strike, the University filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Graduate Employees’ Organization, the union representing more than 2,000 graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants, and later followed up with a request for ...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 2

…commitment from quite a lot of volunteers, you can have a lot of money and still be very weak.” Kat Brausch, Rackham student and grievance committee co-chair of GEO, warned that right-to- work laws could result in unions having too few members or funds to continue, but clarified this is not currently a concern for GEO. “Right-to-work is intended to set up a sort of financial death spiral in a way because people do not have to b...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 3

…The four students quoted in this article — all members of sororities in the Panhellenic Association familiar with the party and the outbreak in Chi Omega — spoke to The Daily on the condition of anonymity out of fear of retaliation from their chapter. This article will refer to each student by a pseudonym. Grace, who is currently living in a sorority house on campus, told The Daily that she has seen very few changes in fraterni...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 4

…Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden spoke in Detroit with U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Mich., to supporters in their cars Friday night: a little more than two weeks before the general election Peters, who is also up for re-election this November, said he is excited to have Biden back in Michigan and reminded attendees about Biden’s work for Detroit during the Obama administra...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 5 Amid pandemic, students pursue passion projects While the pandemic brought restrictions on social interactions, it also provided time for students to explore their passions. During the past six months, some University of Michigan students tried their hand at new projects and even started their own small businesses. As the pandemic negatively affects t...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 6

…I am often amazed at how little people know about Executive Order 9066 (deemed Japanese Americans as a threat to national secu- rity and allowed President Roosevelt to move them into camps), if they have any idea of it at all. Sometimes they’re even more distraught when I say that we have locked peo- ple up in of the many atroci- ties that the United States has committed. Yet this is a history that many Japanese Americans will...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 7

…On a Saturday night, after being encouraged by my SI 110 professor as well as — ironically enough — nearly all of my social media feeds, a couple friends and I decided to watch The Social Dilemma, Netflix’s acclaimed documentary centered around the meticulously manipulative aspects of social media. The documentary claims that the principal intention of all social media is to exploit the vulner- abilities of human behavior for pro...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 8

…Opinion Students being taken advantage of by those with wealth and power on college campuses isn’t new; graduate students had to go on strike this fall in order for the University of Michigan to meet their basic requests and needs. It’s now clear that reopening as the University did was not safe, and landlords benefitted. This situation is indicative of a much broader problem of businesses and institutions in our community taking...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 9

…H ow you prepare for a psychedelic trip can make or break your experience, not to mention ensure that your community stays safe. As community members of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County and the wider world, it’s important to be knowledgeable about the risks associated with psychedelic use and how to minimize them. For students and faculty members at the University of Michigan, the first thing to know is that despite the rece...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 10

…“ Have you registered to vote?” is an impossible question to escape. I’ve found that I can’t walk through the Diag, scroll through Instagram or even order a pizza without encountering some iteration of this question. Dominating nearly every space, it certainly is a pertinent question given our current environment. Assuming the answer to this question is yes, as we transition into this election and prepare for electoral outcomes,...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 11

…Arts Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 11 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The wound that was never fatal: On ‘The Changeling’ The first time I found a copy of Joy Williams’s “The Changeling,” I was 19 and wandering around the public library searching for it — though I wasn’t aware of this yet. It was a few months before summer break and I was on the brink of a spectacular mental breakdown. This would be unexpected news for...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 12

…2-News 12 — Wednesday, October 21, 2020 the b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com THE B-SIDE: PARADOX Paychecks & paintbrushes School of Music, Theatre and Dance alum Maya Ballester started her career at the University in the vocal performance program, but soon realized her heart lay closer to musical theatre. Through the Bachelor of Musical Arts track, she customized her degree to add acting and dance classes a...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 13 BOOK REVIEW TV REVIEW Review : ‘Anxious People’ Review: ‘The Right Stuff’ Most of us like to think we have a handle on our lives. We make careful plans, we budget, we organize, all so that when we come home after a long day, we have the peace of mind to enjoy a few moments of relaxation before getting back to business the next day. But deep down everyone ...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 14

…T he music is loud and the room is dark, lit up only by banal string lights dangling on the side of the wall. There are guys playing beer pong in a brighter part of the house, showing off and making drunken noises. In the tiny kitchen where the counter is filled with red cups and variations of alcohol, sorority girls throw up in the sink as their sisters kindly hold up their hair behind them. You are surrounded by a room full of p...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 15

…I came to the University of Michigan because film students here actually get to shoot on film. At most other institutions, the only cameras available are digital. So much of what’s important to me about my stud- ies and this art form is linked to shooting physical film. Film’s hallmark is the physical grain it leaves on an im- age. What is between those particles? What does it mean to say “We’re shooting this on film,” or using an...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 16

…P eople say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. However, when it comes to technology, the opposite holds true: You don’t know what you’ve got until you’re stuck with it. Over the course of the pandemic, technol- ogy has creeped further into our lives, educa- tion being no exception. All of my classes this semester have been conducted online, as have my club meetings and social events. Practical- ly every interaction I hav...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 17

…9,673 miles. That’s the distance from Ann Arbor to Wagga Wagga, Australia, the rural hometown of Charlie Pilon. Pilon, now entering his senior season on the Michigan men’s golf team, found his love for the sport at a young age, a passion that would eventually take him across an ocean to compete against some of the best golfers in the world. “When I was four or five, my dad got me a little plastic set of clubs, and I would whack ...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 18

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Offense is up around college football. Can Michigan adapt? Of 29 FBS games played last week, 21 had 50 or more total points scored. The previous week, that number was 20 out of 32. Even teams known for defense have struggled to contain the scoring — just look at Pitt’s 31-30 loss to Boston College or Alabama’s 63-48 shootout with Mississippi. Whether it’s ...…

October 21, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 4) • Page Image 19

…Every morning, the Michigan Every morning, the Michigan football team comes in to get tested football team comes in to get tested for COVID-19. They get a nasal swab for COVID-19. They get a nasal swab and then wait 15 nerve-wracking and then wait 15 nerve-wracking minutes for the results. minutes for the results. With the season on the horizon, With the season on the horizon, players must test every day, with players must ...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan Solar Car team placed third in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge on Thursday afternoon after a five-day, 1,800-mile race through the Australian Outback. The team’s car, Electrum, reached the finish line in Adelaide, South Australia averaging about 49 miles per hour. The Belgian team, Agoria, placed first, followed by the Japanese team from Tokai University. Engineering junior Andrew Dickinso...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 2

…They embody the Michigan difference.” Dickinson said the team designed Electrum about one year ago and began construction in May. The team made aerodynamic changes in the nose and canopy areas of the car and added new solar cells and battery design. He said the cost of the entire project was about $1.2 million. “(With) any new technology, there’s always a risk, but I’d say these were not the type of drastic changes that we made ...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 3

…J A M E S B . H U D A K P R O F E S S O R O F H E A L T H P O L I C Y L E C T U R E PAULA LANTZ Associate dean for academic affairs, James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy at the Ford School POPULATION HEALTH DISPARITIES: HISTORY, TENSIONS, AND NEW POLICY DIRECTIONS Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Info: fspp-events@umich.edu fordschool.umich.edu @fordschool #HudakLecture Thursday, October 24, 2019 4:00-5:2...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Monday, October 21, 2019 Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Emily Huhman Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Finn Storer Nicholas Tomaino Joel Weiner Erin White FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edit...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 5

…“Jexi” is a “what if” movie, that sad brand of stale comedy that’s framed by a conceptually intriguing idea — like “Isn’t It Romantic,” which asked what if someone was stuck in a romantic comedy? With major studio comedies frequently tanking at the box office, this type of writing has become increasingly popular as producers search for a unique idea to get people into theater seats. This time, unfortunately, that didn’t work. In its o...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 6

…By Kevin Salat ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 10/21/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 10/21/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 ACROSS 1 Thespian’s platform 6 English Derby site 11 Earlier 14 Handsome god 15 “Me too!” 16 Coffee hour vessel 17 Vessel for Bond 19 Sigma follower 20 Golf tournament kickoff 21 Clairvoyant 22 B-ball 24 Spanish “month...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | October 21, 2019 ALEXIS RANKIN & ALEXANDRIA POMPEI / DAILY DESIGN BY JACK SILBERMAN UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — It was all right there in Ronnie Bell’s hands. The ball, hitting his jersey between the numbers as he leaned slightly forward. The game, a chance to erase a 21-point deficit and pave the way for overtime, rested there, too. The trajectory of a season — and maybe, just maybe, a chance t...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 8

…2B — October 21, 2019 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com M ichigan played its best football game of the season Saturday. Michigan also lost, notching a second Big Ten defeat, which equates to something of a death knell in mod- ern college football. It’s diffi- cult to square these two dis- tinct facts, so I won’t try to do so. There are surely hot takes to be read, and this won’t be one. Josh Gattis’ offense l...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 9

…October 21, 2019 — 3B SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Close isn’t good enough for offense in loss UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ronnie Bell stood in the middle of Penn State’s end zone, Shea Patterson’s pass floating toward his outstretched fingertips. A few yards away, Nick Eubanks started to raise his fists in celebration, because, somehow, Michigan’s season had a lifeblood. The belief emanated for just long enough ...…

October 21, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 6) • Page Image 10

…Mel Pearson spent the week leading into the series against Lake Superior State stressing that his team needed to get out to an early lead. The Lakers are a big, structured team and they are more than happy to sit back and defend if they get the lead early on. Michigan faced a similar style against Clarkson in the season-opening series, and the Golden Knights struck first both nights. Both nights, it allowed them to shut down the Wo...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 1

…Growing up on Detroit’s West Side, Walter Stevenson, an engineering junior at the University of Michigan, never saw anything wrong with the Detroit Public Schools district. From kindergarten through sixth grade, he thought all schools wouldn’t let students stray too far from the playground because it was centered in a rougher neighborhood. He thought all schools had books that were “not only outdated, (but) us...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 2

…TAKIN’ ON THE REAL WORLD. puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2A — Friday, October 21, 2016 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Tweets Follow @michigandaily MYR Taylor Googling @mtaylorgoogling Is Rick Snyder handing out Halloween candy from his downtown Ann Arbor home this year? The State Business @bizatthestate University of Michigan Depression Center gets $10.8M boost Emily Gilbert @emilyhgilbert I’ve had 7 people yell “...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 3

…2-News 3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Friday, October 21, 2016 — 3A Nursing school for Flint Several University of Michigan regents and chief executives broke into cheers after the creation of a new nursing school to the Flint campus was unaminously approved by the Regents during the meeting. Flint Chancellor Susan Borrego told the board that more than 19 percent of the UM-Flint student body studies nu...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 4

…4A — Friday, October 21, 2016 Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 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. SHOHAM GEVA Editor in Chief CLAIRE BRYAN and REGAN DETWILER Editorial Page Editors Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily’s Editorial Board. All other signed ...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, October 21, 2016 — 5A HBO “I couldn’t help but wonder, is divorce the new marriage?” There’s something to be said for dark comedies. The trend toward greater realism in the recent slew of fall comedies, like FX’s “Better Things,” could be an indication of the desire to see our own human flaws and everyday realities laid bare on screen. With HBO’s newest comedy “Di...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Deceptive operation 6 Work with a number 10 Deceptive distortion 14 Indulge 15 Probe-launching org. 16 Words often after a number 17 Place to take a 36-Down 19 Attire 20 Euripides drama 21 Cook books, say 22 Venomous reptile 25 Place to run a 36-Down 28 Horror film reaction 30 Way out 31 __ Throne: “Game of Thrones” monarchy 32 They may span decades 34 Tack on 37 Place to...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Friday, October 21, 2016 — 7A Wolverines face in-state rival Michigan Tech It’s time for Tech week for the No. 11 Michigan hockey team, and not the theater kind. This weekend is the Wolverines’ yearly matchup against Michigan Tech, which they beat 4-2 last season at Joe Louis Arena in the Great Lakes Invitational Championship. For Michigan coach Red Berenson, these games have beco...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 8

…8A — Friday, October 21, 2016 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The legend of Spike Albrecht continues at Purdue It’s been 1,292 days since Spike Albrecht cemented himself into Michigan basketball lore with a 17-point first-half performance in the 2013 National Championship Game. It seems hard to believe that after all the time has passed since that legendary night in Atlanta, the 23-year-old is gearing up for yet ano...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 10

…FootballSaturday, October 22, 2016 2 STAFF PICKS The Daily football writers pick against the spread to predict scores for the top 25 and Big Ten in the 2016 football season. Max Bultman Jacob Gase Kelly Hall Jake Lourim No. 6 Texas A&M (+19) at No. 1 Alabama Alabama Texas A&M Alabama Alabama Alabama No. 2 Ohio State (-19.5) at Penn State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Ohio State Penn State Illinois (+38) at No. 3 Michigan Mich...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 11

…3 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Illinois at Michigan Matchup: Illinois 2-4; Michigan 6-0 When: Saturday 3:30 P.M. Where: Michigan Stadium TV/Radio: BTN Michigan hosts Illinois in battle of former Super Bowl coaches The last time Jim Harbaugh coached against Lovie Smith, it was 2012. Harbaugh was in his second year as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, and Smith was in his ninth with the Chicago Bears —...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 12

…Before he made the videos that came to define game day in Ann Arbor, Pat Stansik wasn’t really sure what he was doing. In time, he would become known for showcasing the most comical revelry Ann Arbor had to offer. And as his videos spread, so did his cult following. But before all that, he was a transfer student. He lived at home with his parents, looking to find his way after his varsity lacrosse career had come to a close. In...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 13

…5 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Michigan experience. Most everyone knows about the football games, but for students, what comes before is nearly as important. “It’s not all of what college was about, not all of what the University of Michigan is about, obviously, because there’s a lot more to it,” Schwinder said. “But it does bring me back.” Now, the videos serve as a sort of time capsule for everyone at Michigan in 20...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 14

…FootballSaturday, October 22, 2016 6 Breakdown: Michigan a favorite again The Michigan football team is through the front half of the season with an unblemished 6-0 record. And only now are the third-ranked Wolverines getting fully healthy. They are coming off a bye week and, before that, a 78-0 road thrashing of Rutgers in which the starters played only the first half. Other than season-ending injuries to fifth-year senior corne...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 15

…7 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Behind Enemy Lines: Lovie Smith As one of the rare football coaches who has had success at both the college and professional level, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh finds himself at the center of two worlds. Everything he does at Michigan seems to cause a media circus, but at the same time, pundits continue to speculate that he might eventually return to the NFL in search of a Super Bowl r...…

October 21, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 15) • Page Image 16

…FootballSaturday, October 22, 2016 8 What to Watch For: Kicking game, Peppers, Bushell-Beatty, Johnson Two weeks ago at Rutgers, the Michigan football team laid it on fast. By halftime, the Wolverines were up 43-0, and most fans probably changed the channel before the game was over. Saturday, No. 3 Michigan will play another low-ranked Big Ten opponent, but this time it will be at Michigan Stadium. The Fighting Illini (1-2 Big T...…

October 21, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 13) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, October 21, 2015 ONE-HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Saturday didn’t end how it was supposed to end A look at the business landscape in Ann Arbor » INSIDE » INSIDE sportswednesday the statement Former SAM president, treasurer could face jail time By ALLANA AKHTAR Daily Staff Repoter The case against two former fraternity members involved in the January de...…

October 21, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 13) • Page Image 2

…2 3 9 5 3 4 6 1 9 5 7 3 5 2 9 8 1 6 2 9 4 8 6 4 4 3 9 RETURNING FROM BREAK. puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2A — Wednesday, October 21, 2015 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES Discussing the drug war WHAT: Dawn Paley will discuss her recently released book, “Drug War Capitalism.” WHO: Department of Romance Literatures and Languages WHEN: Today from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Michi...…

October 21, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 13) • Page Image 3

…vacy. Even so, the synthetic data was based on real patterns from 150 of the most popular cours- es at the University. The data included information regarding high school performance, current course performance and gender. Each team took a different approach to the data. Team Col- lab estimated where correlations might occur within the data sets. Information senior Meera Desai said one factor they focused on was GPA. “We are tryin...…

October 21, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 13) • 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....…

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