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February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 1

…See DRIVING, Page 3A In 2007, a loose-knit group of skateboarders and skateboard enthusiasts in Ann Arbor decided it was time to create a skatepark in a city that has many other exceptional public amenities. In 2014, after a large community effort, Friends of the Ann Arbor Skatepark — a nonprofit public skatepark in Ann Arbor — was created. Twelve years after this initial push, the skatepark is a thriving nonprofit. And now,...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 2

…If we want our state to be amongst the most prosperous in the nation, we have to be amongst the most educated. Our students’ businesses and the residents deserve this opportunity to succeed.” Schlissel also expressed his gratitude and congratulations to several groups and members around campus. Referencing the extreme cold that led to the cancellation of two days of classes this January, Schlissel said he is grateful for th...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 3

…“Through my time organizing around affordability issues on the Ann Arbor campus, I have seen how many Michigan opportunities are still more difficult for low- income students and students of color to access,” St. Onge said. “As Ann Arbor students are increasingly likely to come from extreme wealth, I have learned how the University’s desire to provide an uncommon education for the common man has been complicated. This is why I, and...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Friday, February 22, 2019 Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Samantha Goldstein Elena Hubbell Emily Huhman Tara Jayaram Jeremy Kaplan Sarah Khan Lucas Maiman Magdalena Mihaylova Ellery Rosenzweig Jason Rowland Anu Roy-Chaudhury Alex Satola Ali Safawi Ashley Zhang Sam Weinberger Erin White FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. ...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, February 22, 2019 — 5 A few months ago, a friend sent me a quote by Sandra Cisneros: “I’m married to my writing, and he can be brutal but he never strays.” Writing was my first love. When my friend sent me this, though, I hadn’t written anything in months. Every time I sat down to write, there seemed to be a block. It was visceral — I could feel it in my chest. It was something c...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 6

…6 — Friday, February 22, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com By Patti Varol ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 02/22/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 02/22/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Friday, February 22, 2019 ACROSS 1 Information desk sign 6 Sits in a cellar, say 10 Chuckleheads 14 Yuletide name 15 Philanthropist Wallace 16 Grammy-winning rapper 17...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Friday, February 22, 2019— 7A For Black History Month, a legacy For players slipping and sliding on the icy sidewalk outside Ray Fisher Stadium while leaving practice on Wednesday, the words “Branch Rickey Classroom” on the stadium wall might have been easy to miss. But inside the classroom — whose walls are adorned with murals documenting Rickey’s contributions to baseball — the team...…

February 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 79) • Page Image 8

…8A — Friday, February 22, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MINNEAPOLIS — Williams Arena is as much airplane hangar as basketball arena. The home of the Minnesota men’s basketball team is capable of producing noise belying its cavernous interior, and its raised court and double-decker stands harken back to the vintage days of the sport. Opened in 1928, Williams is college basketball’s sixth- oldest arena and one ...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, February 22, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. Check out the Daily’s News podcast, The Daily Weekly INDEX Vol. CXXVII, No. 82 ©2018 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A R T S ....…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 2

…2 — Thursday, February 22, 2018 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com FRIDAY: Behind the Story MONDAY: Looking at the Numbers News TUESDAY: By Design WOLVE RINE OF THE WE E K AARON BAKER/Daily WEDNESDAY: This Week in History 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@michigand...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 3

…people can’t give it back to you in the wrong form,” French said. Lecturer Anne Berg explained how the Nazi party used fabricated scientific claims to promote and encourage racism in Germany and compared this to the current eugenics argument. In this respect, she admitted society today is not too different from Nazi Germany. This past fall, protests broke out across campus as students groups called on the Uni...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 4

…I f you haven’t yet seen the eye-opening documentary “What the Health,” I highly recommend you watch it. My mouth was gaping wide open as I watched the entire film. The directors, Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, reveal that consuming meat and dairy can promote chronic illnesses like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. They cite the 2015 World Health Organization report, which declared processed meats (think: bacon, hot dogs...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 5 “Sometimes we just look at each other and ask, ‘What would Big Bird do?’” This is the question Pete Holmes, creator and star of HBO’s comedy show “Crashing,” and his writers ask themselves when they don’t know where to go with his character — a clean and somewhat naïve version of his younger self, navigating life and laughter in the brutal world of show b...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 6

…FOR RENT HELP WANTED SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2 & 4 Bedroom Apartments $1400‑$2800 plus utilities. Tenants pay electric to DTE Showings scheduled M‑F 10‑3 w/ 24 hour notice required 1015 Packard 734‑996‑1991 5 & 6 Bedroom Apartments 1014 Vaughn $3000 ‑ $3600 plus utilities Showings scheduled M‑F 10‑3 w/ 24 hour notice required 734‑996‑1991 ARBOR PROPERTIES Award‑Winning Rentals in Kerrytown Central Campus, Old West Side, Burns ...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Thursday, February 22, 2018 — 7 Grounds crew makes impact for ‘M’ After every game, Michigan men’s lacrosse coach Kevin Conry gives “The Hammer” to the player who he deems made the most impact. But after the Wolverines’ win against Cleveland State on February 10, the honor was given to Josh Fryd — the head of the grounds crew. “We wouldn’t have had this game if it wasn’t for the ...…

February 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 82) • Page Image 8

…8 — Thursday, February 22, 2018 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Michigan fends off early second-half run, takes down Penn State, 72-63 Jordan Poole cocked his arm back and the Bryce Jordan Center crowd gasped. The freshman guard finished the fastbreak dunk with a flush, putting Penn State forward Julian Moore on a poster and sending the Michigan men’s basketball team well on its way to a statement win, as the 17...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 1

…If University of Michigan College of Engineering researchers continue to prototype their innovative work, you might soon be receiving packages from someone other than a mailman — instead, a robotic bird. The University will be the first institution to program and test “Cassie,” a robot with the mobility of a bird and the potential to transform efficient energy usage. The robot, created by the Agility Robotics prog...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 2

…NEW SUDOKU WHO DIS? puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2A — Wednesday, February 22, 2017 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com After bipartisan pressure, the Michigan state legislature modified its initial proposal from one which would completely eliminate the state’s 4.25-percent income tax to one that will gradually lower the tax to 3.9 percent over four years. This change occurred after nine university presidents ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 3A coming from Congressional Republicans. They said if the ACA is repealed, it will need to be replaced; however, lawmakers have yet to bring forth a definitive plan for replacement. “In the last year, we’ve heard discussion of increasing premium costs and higher deductibles, and we do need to worry about that, there’s no question about it,” Dingell sa...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 4

…O n Friday, Feb. 10, I saw a beautiful performance by the Budapest Festival Orchestra at Hill Auditorium. Before the show began, as I looked around at the sea of gray, elderly audience members surrounding me, I saw Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, sitting in the level below me. On the previous night, I had attended a sit-in protest at the Michigan Union, organized by Students4Jus...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 5A Carlton on work, future A thousand miles later, the singer-songwriter is all grown up After 16 years, six major releases and a nod from Billboard, the Grammys and the AMAs, Vanessa Carlton refuses to slow down. She’s only getting better, really. The singer-songwriter known for “A Thousand Miles” may have made a purposeful exit from the mainstream s...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 6

…ACROSS 1 Spot for an AirPod 4 Chowder morsel 8 Moscow currency 13 Slept like __ 15 Color in a Spanish rainbow 16 Religion of Basra 17 Corn Belt tower 18 Latin I verb 19 Riyadh resident 20 *Fictional road material 23 Bookshelf bracket shape 24 Of a battery terminal 25 Necessity for a game of Ultimate 27 History class assignment 30 Elec. or water 31 __ a clue 34 Slangy pounds 36 Financial help 39 End __ 40 Tomato product 41 Preference indicator ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 7A Lewis shines in Wolverine debut Miles Lewis may be new to the Michigan baseball team, but he isn’t new to college baseball. After transferring from the University of North Dakota, the redshirt sophomore left fielder wasted no time in making his mark for the Wolverines. As a Fighting Hawk, Lewis finished the 2016 season as the Western Athletic...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com For Talcott, it’s about relationships with teammates At 4:18 Monday afternoon, just a few players remained at Yost Ice Arena. Many of the members of the Michigan hockey team had departed. Their participation in practice had ended. The ones who remained did so because of their in-game absence in Madison this past weekend. While some of these players c...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 10

…M y friend Eli Chanoff once remarked that everyone in the world would benefit from drinking a tall glass of water right now. I think this is probably true. It is certainly true for me. Out of the set of emotional and physical states a person can be in — of which there are many, maybe infinite — dehydrated is the one I most commonly exist in. I notice, most acutely, the symptoms of my dehydration when I’m in class. The corner...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 11

…3B Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement BY SYLVANNA GROSS, DAILY SPORTS EDITOR ILLUSTRATION BY ERIN TOLAR “ So, what are your plans for next year?” Eight words that all seniors respond to with immediate sweaty palms and slight nausea. It’s an involuntary response that most of us experience because being asked to confront the biggest source of stress we have at this moment is awful. Every. Single. Senior. Has heard this q...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 4B Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 5B The Push to Change History on Campus Looking in the Mirror b y J a c k i e C h a r n i g a, Daily Staff Reporter I n an opening scene of “The Dan- gerous Experiment,” a play that premiered last month, James Bur- rill Angell, then-University of Michigan president, stands before the Board of Regents at a late 1870s meeting to fight ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 13

…T o this day, I remember the photos. I was 12 years old when Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, a 20-going- on-21-year-old pop artist from Barbados, suddenly canceled her performance for the 51st annual Grammy Awards. Despite the fact that I was hardly a Rihanna fan at the time, I found myself intrigued by the news. I remained concerned as the story unfolded rapidly, bursting forth like a phoenix from a fire. But my curiosity quickly ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, Februray 22, 2017 // The Statement 7B Personal Statement: To the ER and Beyond I never expected to spend the morning of Jan. 24 in the emergency room. I didn’t think I’d be hooked up to an IV when I should have been sitting in my “Origins of Nazism” lecture at 11:30. Somehow, on that Tuesday I found myself in a bed in the emergency room at the University Hospital, wear- ing a typical gown and enjoying some vanilla yo...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 15

…Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 8B Edmon Tsoi performs at the Lunar Gala Saturday, February 11 in Palmer Commons. V I S U A L S T A T E M E N T : L U N A R G A L A The Chinese Student Association and Hong Kong Student Association host a Lunar Gala to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Lantern Festival and the Year of the Rooster on Saturday, February 11 at Palmer Commons. EVAN AARON/Daily EVAN AARON/Daily K-Motion ...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, February 22, 2016 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Michigan won the 2016 Big Ten women’s swimming and diving title » INSIDE Making a splash Researchers could contribute to future travels to the planet By KEVIN LINDER For the Daily NASA recently funded a University of Michigan design for spacecraft thrusters as part of its Next Space Technologies for Exploration...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 2

…by the wayside in past years, the current assembly’s two committees have put a particular emphasis on obtaining this data again. However, the push to release the data has sparked concerns on campus, namely from faculty, over potential biases and impact on tenure. In October, the Faculty Senate voted to delay the public access of the numerical evaluation data. In response to the concerns, CSG exceutives pointed to a repor...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Monday, February 22, 2016 — 3A trust free filters provided to the community by the government. “I don’t feel like the (government-issued) filters are even adequate, because I don’t know how well they filter out the lead,” he said. “I just know that my filter filters out the lead, and I don’t trust theirs.” At his home, Worswick still gets Flint city water, which he noted com...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • 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 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, February 22, 2016 — 5A HEY. YOU'RE DOING GREAT AND WE know you can do it. Don't give up! Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Nickel or dime 5 Zenith 9 Toboggan, e.g. 13 Fairy tale villain 14 Visitor from space 15 Soft drink nut 16 “You almost had it” 19 2016 Hall of Fame inductee __ Griffey Jr. 20 Weighty books 21 Curved fastener 22 Flabbergast 23...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 6

…6A — Monday, February 22, 2016 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com I always thought it was weird how many people I talked to would name “Lost in the World” as their favorite Kanye song. Don’t get me wrong — it’s an amazing track that scales incred- ibly huge heights— but all things con- sidered, it’s just another major high- light of an album with about a dozen of them. “Lost in the World” is a coda to one of the gr...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 7

…BSportsMonday FOR OLD TIME’S SAKE n Red Berenson coached against Ferris State’s Bob Daniels for the 63rd time on Friday, 23 seasons after their first meeting. Page 4B DREAM COMPLETE The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | February 22, 2016 n Michigan culminated a four-year journey to the top of the Big Ten on Saturday at Canham Natatorium. SportsMonday Column, Page 2B Wolverines fall to No. 6 Maryland in wild shootout in Colleg...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 8

…2B — February 22, 2016 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com able to help her team capture a Big Ten title. She fell ill earlier in the week, putting the chance to swim at Canham for the last time as a senior in serious danger. But by the time the meet started, DeLoof was determined to compete. Not only did she swim, but she excelled and capped off her Big Ten career by anchoring the pool record- setting 400-yard fre...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday February 22, 2016 — 3B Wolverines open season with sweep of Canisius Michigan posts first 4-0 start since 2009 season By NATHANIEL CLARK Daily Sports Writer In each of the Michigan baseball team’s previous three seasons under coach Erik Bakich, the opening weekend was always one to forget. The 2016 edition will be just the opposite. The 15th-ranked Wolverines won all four g...…

February 22, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 78) • Page Image 10

…4B — February 22, 2016 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Maryland back on top for good. The game had the makings of a shootout from the beginning. Both teams traded blows to start the game tied at 12 points apiece, with Robinson — who hit five 3-pointers in the Wolverines’ upset of the Terrapins in January — scoring seven quick points and showing off a rare inside game with two layups. But after a seven-and-a-hal...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 1

…()I ~ N~ 11\\INIF 1111 4 I6F I 11 O I\4II6IIF.\ Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, February 22, 2013 michigandaily.com RESEARCH 'U'bracing for possible cuts in fed. funding Forrest says "They listen to us, so it's up to us to help the federal gov- sequestration would ernment understand what the research opportunities and what take $40 million the competitive opportunities f h are in the future," Forrest said. rom researCa "It has been innovation ...…

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…2 - Friday, February 22, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ihe fitdiian %ilm 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com ANDREW WEINER RACHEL GREINETZ Editor in Chief Business Manager 734-418-4115 ext. 1252 734-418-4115 ext. 1241 anweiner@michigandaily.com rmgrein@michigandaily.com Newsroom 734-418-4115 opt.3 Corrections corrections@michigandaily.com Arts Section arts@michigandaily.com Sports Section sports@michi...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 22, 2013 - 3 FUNDING From Page 1 do that." In an October discussion con- cerning sequestration and the fiscal cliff, University President Mary Sue Coleman said it would be extremely difficult to make up widespread losses in federal research funding with private donations or industry support. "It's hard for me to imagine that there won't be bipartisan support to prevent (a sequester)," C...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 4

…4 - Friday, February 22, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C 1 4e Michinan l 3 A not-so-sexy solution Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com MELANIE KRUVELIS and ADRIENNE ROBERTS MATT SLOVIN EDITORIAL PAGE EDITORS MANAGING EDITOR ANDREW WEINER EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editori...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 5

…Friday, February 22, 2013 - 5 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com EVENT PREVIEW Kerrytown to host Marsalis quartet Gilbert to bring NY Philharmonic to Hill M.p per On Concer will be the vib and based j his Vib tet. T forman include from h recent a Worl lets. "The a few that ha xyloph bells," " played all of t this. A the titl being i Mar a perct and cla release howev attenti phone.' Feb.19, in each what so ments "I se really I've do i...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 6

…6 - Friday, February 22, 2013 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Panel discusses Detroit schools John Locher/AP Tow truck drivers clean up and tow away cars involved in a drive-by shooting on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas. Shootout on Las VegasStrip leaves three drivers dead, six injured con SC LAI lets w Range rati towar Vegas Ben police ran a Strip's and si exploc Thurs ple ins Thr ity tri crossr Caesa injuri; ple as, in the The p...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 7

…i:. The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, February 22, 2013 - 7 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, February 22, 2013 - 7 S Illinois' Paul wants to put a ring on it PAUL SHEMA/Daily Sophomore forward Alex Guptill said the road series against Ohio State is a chance to "turn a page" in a season gone awry. Out of -opions, Berenson to dress Dwyer vs.OSU A final chance to capture some momentum on the road in Columbus By LIZ...…

February 22, 2013 (vol. 123, iss. 74) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, February 22, 2013 Sports The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com _ 0 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Shoddy shooting, dismal defense in a lopsided loss N IC HOL A S W IL L IAMS/Daily Senior guard Jenny Ryan followed up a career-high 24 points against Michigan State with just six points against a lockdown Cornhusker defense. 21-0 run leads todemise Two stretches total 36 unanswered points for Nebraska to topple Michigan By ALEXA DETTELBACH...…

February 22, 2012 (vol. 122, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

…) ) I I )- \ TN \ () IEA I IS( )I)1() A 111 Il )MAl Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, February 22, 2012 michigandaily.com LEGAL DISPUTE Board passes resolution decrying bill In emergency meeting, regents oppose bill barring GSRA unionization By PETER SHAHIN Daily Staff Reporter Even though none of the Uni- versity's regents were in the room, the tension was palpable. At a contentious 8 a.m. tele- conference meeting yesterday,, the University...…

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