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April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 1

…Wednesday, April 21, 2004 News 3 Opinion 4 Sports 17 Harper explains the student affairs budget Sravya Chirumamilla discusses international feminism The Realest says goodbye cul Daily Arts swings into summer... Arts, Page 20 i1v c Weather Hz 71 LOW: 46 TOMORROW: 61142 s One-hundred-thirteen years ofeditorialfreedom www.michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXIII, No. 139 ©2004 The Michigan Daily .Ballot in MCRJ officials divided ...…

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…2 - The Mich NATION/WORLD Explosions NEWS IN BRIEF Introducing the Automation Alley Technology Center In today's globally competitive market, the appetite for new technologies and technology products is voracious. But conceiving great ideas is one thing; turning them quickly into useable, marketable technology solutions is another. Now, researchers, inventors and technology transfer offices have a vital new resource for rapid technology co...…

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…news@michigandaily.com NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 3 THIs WEEK Student Affairs copes with financial woes I 1 111 LlL71L - 111V 1 Lliu Five years ago... The student body prepared for the annual Naked Mile ,which occurred on the last day of classes. The Michigan Student Assembly said it recruited more than 200 volunteers to line the runners path and protect them from safety hazards. The Department of Public Safe...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 OPINION 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 opinion. michigandaily .com tothedaily@michigandaily.com EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 JORDAN SCHRADER Editor in Chief JASON Z. PESICK Editorial Page Editor Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other articles, letters and ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 5 UNFUNNY COMICS lpneagoes A walkingand passes each YOUR GOT USED BOOKSTORE I I ~- ~ she passes goes OUCH! -O Hey! What is this? 0 SEL THSBC I It Man, Jerry, my El Camino sure needs a new paint job. Well, did you sell your books back to the bookstore? I y/J Aw Aim INo,lIdidn'tJerry.I Then I guess't Camino stays !1 this El 5ugly. l (549 E. University 6623201 (rn-f 9...6 ) ...…

April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 6

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April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 7

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April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 8

…NEWS 8 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 MSA allocates extra summer N Mronov revokes photocopkr ngkhtsfor LSA Student Government By Cianna Freeman Daily Staff Reporter Michigan Student Assembly representatives will keep busy this summer working on projects, planning for a concert on campus and meeting with the administration to plan for the fall term. Some of the elected representatives who are staying in Ann Arbor over the s...…

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… NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 9 Bill proposes replacing high school MEAP test Legislation would replace MEAP test with some version of college entrance exam LANSING (AP) - The high school MEAP test would be replaced with a version of a col- lege entrance exam under legislation intro- duced yesterday in the state Senate. It is one of many possible changes in store for the Michigan Educational Assessment Program, the ...…

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…10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 Why is it so easy to discriminate against Arabs, Palestinians, and MuslimsO 9 0 The Justice Department fingerprints all visitors and immigrants from Arab and Muslim countries, despite their personal histories. They say they will eventually fingerprint all visitors from all countries, but have yet to finalize plans to do so. Imagine if we started fingerprinting everyone from African and Lat...…

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…5' NEWS The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 11 M inority admissions decrease by 11 percent; total applicants drop ADMISSIONS Continued from Page 1 cent. She noted that some students didn't have the patience to fill out the new essays. "There were students who chose not to fill out the application because they felt it was too hard to fill out, or they were concerned about how their essays would be rated," Pierce said. "It's a d...…

April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 12

… Wednesday Aril 21, 2004 arts.michigandaily. com artseditor@michigandaily.com ARTS 12 By Melissa Runstrom Daily Books Editor "I wanted to do something positive," said Julia Dickinson, the executive director for Ann Arbor's inaugural Book Festival. The event spans four days and promises to be a capacious experience with many events featuring authors. Launching the festival is a panel discussion about the transforma- tion from book to scree...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 -13 THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN MULTI-ETHNIC STUDENT AFFAIRS Division of Student Affairs 2202 Michigan Union Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1349 734-763-9044 FAX 734-615-6842 Dear Students: Are you interested in being involved in developing a multicultural center that reflects and serves student needs? If so, we invite you to nominate yourself or other students to serve on the Trotter Multicultural Cen...…

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…14 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 ART S TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME DAILY ARTS RATES THE 10 BEST BASEBALL FILMS 'U'-based 'Crisis' improves on original By Joel Hoard and Todd Weiser Daily Arts Writers 1 Field of Dreams (1989): Phil Alden Robinson's epic film all comes down to the quintessential baseball moment: a father and son playing catch. It's the memory where love for the great American pas- time starts for most fa...…

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… Wednesday April 21, 2004 sports.michigandaily.com sportsr@michigandaily. corn SPORTS 17 'M' shuts out Chippewas in doubleheader By Jami Josephson Daily Sports Writer In the second game of a doubleheader against Central Michigan yesterday, the day turned cold and rainy at Alumni Field. After four and a half scoreless innings, it was beginning to look like the No. 9 Michigan softball team was ready to exchange its Gatorade for some hot coco...…

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…18 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 Blue wins two games despite recent injuries By Anne Uible Daily Sports Writer WILLm MIAUA/Dily Michigan sophomore Debra Streifier slams a backhand. She followed her sister, Becky, into tennis and has taken off from there. For Streifler, sister's game became passion Teams have a tendency to fold following the loss of a top player, but the Michigan softball team continues to win games on the ...…

April 21, 2004 (vol. 113, iss. 139) • Page Image 19

…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 19 The man who created an obsession New York Times Public Editor and Michigan Daily alum Daniel Okrent talks about his brainchild: Rotisserie Baseball By Jim Weber Daily Sports Editor DANIEL OKRENT COULD BE REFERRED TO AS THE ELI WHITNEY OF THE 20TH CENTURY. WHITNEY DIDN T RECEIVE THE COMPENSATION HE DESERVED FOR THE COTTON GIN, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT INVENTIONS IN AMERICAN HISTORY. OKRENT D...…

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…20 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2004 ARTS CoMOg in ct.i - Compiled by the Daily Arts staff Magnetic Fields Album/Tour There's a lot of pressure on the music world's premiere groups to follow up groundbreaking works with top albums. The Stephen Merritt- fronted jangle-electric ensemble Magnetic Fields are releasing their first album since magnum opus 69 Love Songs made Merritt's songwrit- ing famous in 1999. Set for release ...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 1

…i:j:4c j i c1 i0 an i1 Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, April 21, 2009 AMID THE SHUFFLE. A PAUSE AND A KISS michigandaily.com SMOKE-FREE UNIVERSITY 'U'to ban smoking on campus Ban will take effect policy is aimed at reducing sec- ondhand smoke around campus on July 1, 2011 and in order to improve the overall health of the University commu- will affect all nity. "Certainly irritation of second- campus property hand smoke is an issue and what's ...…

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…14 2A - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 MONDAY: TEDA: WEDNESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Caps Carct Explained THURSDAY; Before You Were Here FRIDAY: Photos of the Week Selling in style The dreamlike, synthetic sound of Sigur Ros' "Gob- hledigook" sounds from the entrance of Star Vintage, drawing second glances from passershy. Inside, down a labyrinth- like set of stairs, Julie Bai- hak, an employee of the vintage store - is fixing a display of col...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, A pril 21 2009 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS DETROIT 440 lbs. of cocaine seized by police at Canadian border Canadian authorities say bor- der agents have seized about 440 pounds of cocaine in two busts at the Ambassador Bridge that links Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. The Canada Border Services Agency said yesterday both busts happened after searches of Cana- da-bound tractor-trailers. The agency says its a...…

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…4 4A - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C74c fftcht*gan,43at'6lU Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu ROBERT SOAVE COURTNEY RATKOWIAK EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR GARY GRACA EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustr...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com "Over there. That's where the Internet is." 'Crank' has no energy 'High Voltage' suffers from typical sequel pitfalls and adds nothing to the original By HANS YADAV Daily Arts Writer Audiences had long given up on expecting anything different from Jason Statham movies other than ridiculous fight scenes and enough explosions to make Crank: High the New Year's celebration in Times Square look like an Vol...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 6

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April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ROSS CENTER From Page 1A ing is being used," he said. University spokeswoman Kelly Cunningham said the building was designed for varsity student- athletes so they could have a place to study. "From what I understand, they are full to capacity," she said. However, at 7:30 p.m. there were only a dozen athletes in the com- puter lab, study rooms remained unoccupied and there was plenty of open seating in th...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 8

…4 8A - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 5- Seniors reflect on unlikely NCAA run After illustrious and inspiring career, Abbott's No. 31 retired From eighth place in 2006 to second this year, seniors turned program around By COLT ROSENSWEIG Daily Sports Writer It was an April night in Oklahoma. That was in 2006, and the Michigan men's gymnastics team had just hit rock-bottom, finish- ing out of the NCAA team...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Tedy pi 1 09-9 Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 9A A 'k- Seniors, Style, Action!, Join us at the Alumni Center for graduation tcket pickup and our VIP After Party.- A S y " Are you a college student returning home for summer break? b . ,Take the courses you need to boost your GPA, lighten your load in the fall or earn credits to accelerate your college studies. W at ' I Afte Part ceebit-yl treatment Over 1,000 ...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 10

…4 10A - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 academic progress as a guest student in summer classes at Lawrence Technological University! The University offers educational opportunities for both traditional students and working adults, and a curriculum that emphasizes theory and practice - a rigorous, well-rounded education that's valued by industry leaders. Choose from traditional, hybrid (partly onsite and par...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 11

…Lly lidligan +. aity GRADUATION Tuesday, April 21,2009 AS CLASSES FINALLY COME TO A CLOSE, FINAL EXAMS are the only thing standing between you outgoing seniors and the daunt- ing challenges of the real world. Sooner than you may want to accept, you will be the movers and shakers of society - the businessmen, sci- entists, athletes, lawyers, writers, artists, engineers and all the other professionals who give us in the newspaper business thing...…

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…2B - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 TMi ly/g yc The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.comi Students celebrate on the Diag after Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. Obama's isturic win ignites suetbd University, Coke Split The University temporarily sus- pended the purchasing of Coca-Cola products after the company missed the deadline to elect a third-party review of alleged human rights violations in Asia and South America. The s...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, A pril 21, 2009 - 3B 2008 ELECTION ISSUES ~Marijuana reform 2008 ELECTION ISSUES Stem cell research Michigan residents permission by a with the Departi now allowed to nity Health and b gram identificati use marijuana for The initiative, the Michigan Co medicinal purposes passionate Care, organization. By EMILY BARTON "We're very Daily News Editor this is a solid patients and the November 4, 2...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 14

…4 4B - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com fJ i*idigan &iIt*j Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu Unsigned editorials reflect the official position oftthe Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely the views ofttheir authors. The Daily's Editorial Page is a forum for diverse opin...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 5B Finding life's lessons on the Diag By Dave Reap I Daily TV/New Media Editor on't let school get in the way of your education." That was the advice offered to me one fateful autumn afternoon of my sophomore year. It came from that endear- ing fellow who sometimes plays the har- monica outside the UGLi. He didn't speak these words to me - his furry beard-laden face was attac...…

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…4 6B - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com changing of the guard Bo goesout on his own terms I After 13 winning seasons at 'U', legendary coach Lloyd Carr retires Nov. 27, 2007 - As the hour approached 10 a.m., a Lexus SUV pulled up near the Junge Cham- pions Center. Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr exited the vehi- cle and walked toward the build- ing, where hundreds of reporters and friends of the Michigan...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, April 21, 2009 - 7B Icers fall just short of Championship Comeback attempt fails in semifinal loss to Notre Dame April 11, 2008 - DENVER - None of the Michigan hockey team's opponents this season have pro- duced as many heart attack-induc- ing moments as Notre Dame. Two games against the Fighting Irish - last night's 5-4 overtime loss intheNCAAsemifinals and aJan. 18 3-2 thriller - were among ...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 18

…A 8B - Tuesday, April 21, 2009 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom MichiganEngineering University of Michigan College of Engineering 4 Dean'Js IHonor List Peter Keros Steven Madsen Nikhil Parakar Bejamin Seaoy Joel Van Sloten 'The Dean and faculty of the College of Engineering Nashmia Khlid Chistia Maees Nevena Paipovic Marc Sehal Mark Van Winerden MohammdKa aed Dnielle Mai Hyunwoo Park Emily Seidel Nicholas Vnausdll All Khalil Kathar...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 20

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