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April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 1

…The Michigan Daily sat down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss fall plans, vaccination, carbon neutrality and disinvestment, Regent Ron Weiser (R), public records, ongoing collective bargaining with U-M lecturers and more. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity. MS: It is really important for as many students as possible to get vaccinated, and if they can’t get it done before they leave town, ge...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News 2 — Wednesday, April 21, 2021 GRACE BEAL/Daily After my weekly COVID-19 test at the LSA building, I walk back with my camera and take pictures of my free button around campus with hope that the University and the rest of the country can continue to “Beat Covid”. The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Winter 2021 semester by students at the University of M...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — 3 Read more at MichiganDaily.com RESEARCH LSA professor leads Virulent Hate Project Dr. Melissa May Borja aims to track anti-Asian hate incidents, community resistance efforts Dr. Melissa May Borja, University of Michigan assistant professor of American Culture, founded Virulent Hate, a project which aims to raise awareness around the surge in anti-Asian raci...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 4

…I like the fact that it actually went beyond simply thinking about how to reduce the campus’ release of greenhouse gases. It talked about creating a culture of sustainability, promoting research and teaching around carbon neutrality and sustainability, and it had a very powerful focus on environmental justice. What I’ve been doing in the week since the report went final, and for the next several weeks, is working with various ...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 5

…Reporting live from my balcony, yet again, for another literary event coverage. This time it’s chef and author Bill Buford’s appearance in the “At Home with Literati” series, presenting his latest book “Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking.” Today I’m not drinking Roiboos tea but matcha! This was my first time trying it, and it will most probably be the last. Ap...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 6

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts 6 — Wednesday, April 21, 2021 When you think of the word indie, what typically comes to mind? Is it a youthful aesthetic? Is it a culture defined by being ahead of the curve? Or is it maybe just a new sound? Whatever the interpretation is, it’s hard to argue that Animal Collective doesn’t embody it in some way. Yes, I know. An artist retrospective on Animal Collective? How original. How...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — 7 Content Warning: sexual assault Gisela McDaniel grew up in predominantly white spaces: She was born on a military base in Bellevue, Neb., to a Chamorro mother who was a sociology professor teaching race and ethnicity and a white father enlisted in the Navy. On a recent Monday afternoon, the Art & Design alum spoke about how being raised with a pervasive awaren...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 8

…If you asked a rap fan in 2010 who their favorite female rapper was, chances are that list would begin and end at “Nicki Minaj.” While the 90s and early 2000s brought lots of talent to the table for female rap with trailblazers like Lil’ Kim and Missy Elliot, the decline of their careers in mainstream rap left a hole in the industry that only Minaj seemed to be able to fill. However, in recent years, several new female rappers have em...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Michigan in Color Wednesday, April 21, 2021 — 9 The Instagram face and its implications Do you remember the Kylie Jenner lip challenge in 2015? The internet went under her spell as countless teens took to social media to share videos of themselves suctioning their lips inside a shot glass, hoping to recreate Kylie’s voluptuous (and artificial) lips. The results of the challenge were grotesque: ...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 10

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 10 — Wednesday, April 21, 2021 statement I wasn’t surprised when the University of Michigan announced a virtual gradua- tion commencement in February. How could I be? After over a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seemed almost routine to keep delaying expectations of normality. While COVID-19 cases in Michigan were in a lull at the time, given the predicted spikes in daily cases around the w...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 11

…G raduation looms on the horizon. For every college student, the idea of gradu- ating college holds a bittersweet flavor, caught between the satisfaction of accomplish- ment and the sadness of goodbyes. For some, it holds more of one than the other. It is sometimes hard to tell which is stronger. Sometimes, the bitterness wins. At 21 years old, I’ve been a college student for five years and have been at the University of Michigan f...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 12

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 12 — Wednesday, April 21, 2021 statement Saying the G word W alking through the Law Quadrangle and waiting for my photographer, I couldn’t help but notice them: the group of girls doing their graduation photoshoot at the same time, clad in white dresses, caps and gowns. I, too, had purchased a white dress and a new pair of heels for the occasion, but there was a key difference: I was alone. I...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 13

…A s someone who was born and raised in Ann Arbor, people always ask, “Do you regret staying home for college?” Maybe they are shocked that I would elect to live so close to my parents, high school friends or the familiar streets of my child- hood. Maybe they aren’t surprised at all, picturing every Ann Arborite as born with maize-and-blue streaks in their hair, proph- esied as a future Wolverine. Maybe they envi- sion college as the t...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 14

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 14 — Wednesday, April 21, 2021 statement Lost at Michigan: a reflection of my transition from rural to university life O n the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2016, I lounged in my old bedroom, exhausted from a particularly grueling competitive cheer practice, mindlessly scrolling through my phone after yet another day of going through the motions. Just after 8 p.m., I refreshed my Gmail, only...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 15

…R ecently I time-traveled 100 years in the past. I didn’t go to a historical house to find out what life was like on the frontier, I didn’t churn my own butter or read the Farmers’ Almanac by candlelight, but I did witness an internal party primary for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District. This arcane process was the norm prior to the early 20th century, with party insiders — or in this case, members of the State Central Commi...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 16

…F or those currently unaware, in the state of Michigan, everyone — and yes that means everyone — above the age of 16 is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as of April 5. This is the case country- wide, for the most part, with the exception of a few states that are expanding their eligibility soon. In other words, the time to get vaccinated is upon us. The University of Michigan has already vaccinated over 40,000 individuals and ...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 17

…7-Opinion M y first introduction to the possible future of genomic editing came while reading Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.” The novel begins in the year 2540 at an embryo factory called the Central London Hatching and Conditioning Centre. The director of the facility describes to a group of male students how eggs are modified during the gestation period of development to fit into five distinct castes: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delt...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 18

…Michigan plays assertively in win streak The No. 25 Michigan baseball team is riding a five-game winning streak, which includes a series win over archrival Ohio State and a sweep at Minnesota. But the Wolverines still feel there’s room for improvement. “I still don’t think we’re playing our very best baseball yet,” Michigan coach Erik Bakich said. “I still think there’s plenty of opportunity to get hot.” Their best could sti...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 19

…Danny Zimmerman stepped up to the plate with the bases loaded during the Michigan baseball team’s game against Minnesota on Friday. The redshirt junior outfielder launched his second home run of the game, this one over the fence in deep left field to make the score 14-2, as the Wolverines broke open the game and went on to win 21-5. Thanks in large part to a plethora of home runs, Michigan (18-7 Big Ten) swept Minnesota (4-20) ...…

April 21, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 16) • Page Image 20

…The 2021 gymnastics National Championship came down to the very last routine of the meet. Junior Abby Heiskell stared down the beam as she mounted it. As she performed her routine, she completed each skill with an intention to do it perfectly, a lesson Michigan coach Bev Ploc- ki has drilled into the mind of her gymnasts all season. Heiskell showed no ounce of doubt in any of her skills, and when she finished the routine with a stu...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 1

…Third-year Medical student Paris Rollins was in the middle of clinical rotations at Henry Ford Hospital, working 9-hour shifts in the Emergency Medicine Department, when she found out that the University of Michigan’s Medical School would be pulling all students out of rotations. “I felt this dread in the pit of my stomach,” Rollins said. “(The announcement) felt unprecedented in what could happen next.” Two d...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 2

…2 — Tuesday, April 21, 2020 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com At a press conference Monday afternoon, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the creation of a task force dedicated to addressing racial disparities in COVID-19 related deaths. 40 percent of reported coronavirus deaths in the state are Black residents, though Black people make up only 14 percent of the state’s total population. Whitmer said while statewide ...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 3

…Tuesday, April 21, 2020 — 3 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com FINANCE From Page 1 Read more at MichiganDaily.com “So what we’re able to do is educate the public about creative arts that are happening inside prisons.” In addition, students involved in PCAP organized correspondence to people who are incarcerated, among other forms of activism and engagement. Executive board members for PCAP also created a mutual ...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 4

…W hile many parts of the world are now experiencing emotional darkness and instability, Israeli occupied territory is uniquely vulnerable to a coronavirus outbreak. With only four hours of electricity available each day, the lights have been out in Gaza for 13 years. In 2007, Israel and Egypt imposed a land, air and sea blockade of the Gaza Strip after Hamas took control of the territory, leaving Gaza’s ap...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 5

…Tuesday, April 21, 2020 — 5 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The funny thing is, oranges aren’t really even in season right now. Yet lately I can’t seem to get enough of them. My family has been buying sacks and sacks of oranges; I grab one every time I head out on a walk, the juice making my fingers freeze in the brisk Northeastern April air. Or I have one at 2 a.m., the orange residue working its way under my fing...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 6

…Tayarisha Poe’s debut feature film “Selah and the Spades” is an ancient, familiar story. It’s about legacy and vice. It’s about power — how you get it, how you keep it, how you lose it. It’s stylish and Shakespearean, featuring crime kingpins, bootleg rackets, snitches and plenty of stitches … but also prom, senior pranks and AP bio tests. As it so happens, “Selah and the Spades” is a mob movie wearing the clothes of your standa...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 7 — Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Sports ZAKYI, OSMAN From Page 8 Zakyi knows this easily could’ve been him. “I was one of the luckiest that went through and got selected,” he said. “I know there are a lot of talents back home that have so much potential. I know a lot of the guys that went through the tryouts, they all went back home and they go home to nothing. “That’s why it’ll always be ...…

April 21, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 110) • Page Image 8

…8 — Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com From Ghana to Ann Arbor, Osman and Zakyi don’t forget their past The ball was often makeshift, a few paper bags knotted together or a pile of folded clothes tightly wound by rubber bands. The children kicked it around with their bare feet, the bottoms caked with dust and sand. The street was their pitch, and the kids scurried in and out of oncoming...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday April 21, 2015 CELEBRATING OUR ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM RITA MORRIS/Daily LSA sophomores Anais Rachel and Sara Uhlenbecker pet a therapy dog as part of a stress reduction event at Shapiro Undergraduate Library on Monday. THE DOG DAYS ARE ALMOST OVE R GOVERNMENT Proposal requires governing boards to open ‘informal’ meetings to public By ALLANA AKHTAR Daily St...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 2

…2 — Tuesday, April 21, 2015 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com THREE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW TODAY Michigan assistant men’s basketball coach LaVall Jordan has been a driving force behind Michigan’s successful guard play in recent years. Learn about his methods and teaching tactics. >> FOR SPORTS, SEE PG. 7 2 CAMPUS EVENTS & NOTES Lelisa Desisa, won the Boston Marathon o...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 3 Imports will break even. “We always envisioned being able to do something at both ends of the supply chain, in the com- munity and Costa Rica where we import from,” Olson said. “This was the first opportunity at such a low budget that we’re able to do something. Hope Center could obviously go out and get Gordon Food Service coffee for many dol- lars less...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • 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....…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Tuesday, April 21, 2015 — 5 ‘Thrones’ opener explores power TV REVIEW Characters’ roles shift in season premiere By MATT BARNAUSKAS Daily Arts Writer “Everybody wants to know their future, ‘til they know their future,” says a witch to a young Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey, “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”) in the opening sequence of “Game of Thrones” ’s fifth...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 6

…ACROSS 1 Stick (out) 4 Chocolate syrup choice 9 Call to mind 14 Self-image 15 Chipmunk’s morsel 16 “America by Heart” author Sarah 17 Good name for a tree-lined street 18 Controversial coal-extraction process 20 Long gun 22 Really mad 23 __-Loompa: fictional chocolate factory worker 26 Bagpiper, often 27 Buy lots of presents for 33 “2001” computer 34 Cinematic shootout time 35 Monica of tennis 36 Allowed to ripen, as cheddar 38 Kind of card or...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 7

…O n the same day, Trey Burke, who could be a senior, is in Philadel- phia, getting ready to play the 76ers. Tim Hardaway Jr. is in New York, between two games against the Indiana Pacers. Darius Morris is in Brooklyn, where his Nets will soon host the Phoenix Suns. And while on March 5 they were spread across the country, getting set for NBA games, the common thread woven through all of them is the same — they once stood on the si...…

April 21, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 106) • Page Image 8

…By CHRIS CROWDER Daily Sports Writer The outfielders are all shaded in, as is typical when the slap hitting Abby Ramirez enters the batter’s box. She takes two pitches and hits the next one farther than any other in her two-year collegiate career. The Rutgers outfielders take a few steps back, but it’s no use. The ball is already over the right-field wall. Ramirez had just hit her first home run as a Wolverine. And at the same ...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 1

…46F 46F 46F lc4loan 43allm Ann Arbor, Michigan BUSINESS Blimpy to return to downtown Ann Arbor Monday, April 21,2014 michigandaily.com Popular burger joint announces new S. Ashley Street location By RACHEL PREMACK Daily News Editor Ann Arborites, rejoice: Krazy Jim's Blimpy Burger announced its new location Friday, aiming to reopen in late June at 304 S. Ash- ley Street. The new location is the for- mer home of the Eastern Flame restaurant...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 2

…2A - Monday, April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ilhe atcigan OAHUy 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com PETER SHAHIN KIRBY VOIGTMAN Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-418-4115 ext. 1251 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 pjshahin@michigandailyecom kveigtman@michigandailycem East Quad plagued by student graffiti 58 years ago this week (April28th, 1956) Edgar Harden, former Michi- gan State University Big Te...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS SUTTON BAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. Skull returned to Indian tribe after several generations A skull that was apparently passed down through generations of a northern Michigan family has been turned over to an Indian group in a repatriation ceremony. The family doesn't want its name known, according to Leela- nau County Sheriff Mike Borkov- ich. He told the Traverse City Record-Eagle that the family g...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 4

…4A - Monday, April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4A - Monday, April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 4C fitigan Batilg Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. r 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 p...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Monday, April 21, 2014 - 5A ALLISON FARRAND/Daily TOP: The Black Student Union hosts its Tribute Gala in Rackham Assembly Hall Friday. BOTTOM LEFT: Lester Monts, senior vice provost for academic affairs and professor of music, speaks to attendees. BOTTOM RIGHT: LSA senior Tyrell Collier, the outgoing Black Student Union speaker, photogra...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 6

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6A The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Monday, April 21, 2014 - 6A Wally Pfister talks 'Transcendence' 'Dark Knight' cinematographer discusses his directorial debut By CONRAD FOREMAN DailyArts Writer One of the things "Gravity" did was remind audiences of the significance of the cinematog- rapher. As the (wo)man behind the camera, the cinematogra- pher is integral in shaping...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, April 21, 2014 - 7A 'Orphan Black' succeeds RADIUS-TWC Don tha don. Necessary bias in Errol Morris film By CHLOE GILKE Daily Arts Writer Theseasonpremiereof"Orphan Black" begins with an English lady sitting down for a nice cup of tea - but don't get too comfortable just yet. Above all, Orphan "Orphan Black" Black is notorious for two things: 1) Season its lead actress's Premiere brilliant perf...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 8

…8A - Monday, April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Homeless Helping Homeless by Adam Glanzman imothyGreenisaformerlyhomelessAnnArborresident who works for the local Non-Profit organization MISSION A2 to aid the homeless in the community. Out of the estimated 250 homeless individuals in Ann Arbor, Green claims to know 200 of them. During the winter months Green roams the streets and visits tent communities to hand out blanket...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 9

…ate , .h. ,.-. ss;. lip r 3 t { F All its ~rT' w F r. ' 6 3 't? GOPHER BROKE Michigan rebounds from Friday loss, takes two of three against Minnesota By KELLY HALL Daily Sports Writer Freshman right-hander Megan Betsa wasn't surprised to find that she was starting for the Michigan softball team in Sunday's MINNESOTA 1 rubber match MICHIGAN 0 against No. 12 Minnesota. MINNESOTA 1 Despite MICHIGAN 3 having two older pitchers MINESOTA who have ...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 10

…2B - April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Betsa shows resolve Travis Maezes went 3-for-4 and drove home the first two runs Sunday as the Wolverines won another weekend series. Wolverines take two Freshman pitches complete game, earns win in series finale Sunday By JUSTIN MEYER Daily Sports Writer in the top of the fifth inning Sunday, Michigan softball pitcher Megan Betsa headed back to the circle after her pitch sailed ju...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com April 21, 2014 -3B SPORTSMONDAY COLUMN The story I always wanted to tell S ean swung first, I'm pret- Sean was going to do with his he was thinking about trying ty sure. We couldn't have life. I loved the kid, but there out for the football team. I aren't many professions that didn't think it would stick - been older entail eating and playing video this was, after all, the same than 10, dig- games. Dave...…

April 21, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 104) • Page Image 12

…48 -- April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 48 - April 21, 2014 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom First half dooms 'M' By AZALEA HINOJOSA Daily Sports Writer Coming off a pair of wins over California and Detroit, the Michigan women's lacrosse team was prepared to take on Vanderbilt Saturday. But to its dismaythegamedevelopedmuch the same way it had MICHIGAN 9 in previous VANDERBILT 16 ALC competitions. That is, the Wolv...…

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 ...…

April 21, 2009 (vol. 119, iss. 134) • Page Image 2

…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...…

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