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September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 1

…After the Graduate Employees’ Organization voted to accept the University of Michigan’s proposal and end its strike, Rackham student Bec Roldan posted their feelings about the offer on TikTok. “To be frank, it’s a pretty s— offer,” Roldan said on the popular social media app, where they have been posting updates about the strike since it began Sept. 8. Roldan said in the TikTok that they were frustrated they had to accept t...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 2

…The Graduate Employees’ Organization found broad support for their demands for greater accommodations against COVID-19, but its anti-policing demands became a lightning rod issue for those trying to criticize or delegitimize the union’s strike. Negotiations between the University of Michigan and the Graduate Employees’ Organization have been at the center of conversation on campus since GEO announced their stri...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 3

…“This time is for us to come together and say, ‘Well, the University’s cruelty is on full display, we gave them every opportunity not to be cruel, they have every opportunity not to be, it’s a choice, in a big way,’” Peterson said. “These people have real power: President Schlissel has real power, Provost Collins has real power, Anne Curzan has real power, the regents have real power. So that all of them pander to us by saying th...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 4

…Solomon Rajput decided to put medical school on hold in September 2019 and run for U.S. Congress in Michigan’s 12th district against incumbent Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, D-Mich. After losing the primary election in August, Rajput went back to medical school and started Done Waiting, an organization working to get other progressive candidates elected. “That night of the election and the day after we were thinking, ‘You k...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 5 COVID-19 reported at Brown Jug as semester began The Brown Jug, a popular student restaurant and bar on South University Avenue, has reported at least six positive COVID-19 cases among staff since late August. A server, who requested to remain anonymous due to fear of retaliation from their employer, told The Daily six employees tested positive for COV...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 6

…The Remarkable Brevity of Grief The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Michigan In Color 6 — Wednesday, September 23, 2020 So it begins. The bass drums through me as I move my body to the music, my eyes closed. Psi U is full of bodies, all moving in a haze. If I swing my hips too quick- ly to one side, I find myself grazing a hip, but if I miss the rhythm, a hand creeps along my side. The dance floor is a careful game, where if y...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 7 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Michigan In Color Twitter has always been my social media drug of choice. My timeline — essentially Arab twit- ter, Muslim twitter and Leftist twitter, speaks to my personal- ity and beliefs to a concerningly accurate degree. As my relation- ship with Twitter has adapted — what was once a 30 minute daily check-in has seamlessly transitioned into a pandemic ritua...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 8

…7-Opinion Opinion I f you’ve been on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. this past week, you’ve likely heard chants of “Solidarity Forever,” impassioned speeches about quarantine conditions and a noticeable lack of construction noise. If you haven’t figured it out by now, the Graduate Employees’ Organization, non-unionized resident advisers and a host of MDining staff have been striki...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 9

…W hen I think of a social media influencer, I typically think of a young, white woman promoting skin care products and niche clothing brands to her 10,000 or more followers between posts about her glamorous life. I follow a couple of influencers, vaguely interested in the pseudo-fame that comes with having an Instagram platform and occasionally taking their book recommendations or recipe ideas. I associated these influencers a...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 10

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com T his week, President Donald Trump came to Michigan to ask for our votes in an election that’s now less than 50 days away. But Trump didn’t come to Michigan to campaign to undecided voters. At no point did he make any discernible attempt to have an honest conversation with Michigan voters about issues and policies that affect their lives. Instead, Trump’s superspreader grievance tou...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 11

…2-News Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 11 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com FILM REVIEW ‘The Babysitter’ is gory, mindless fun In need of a laugh and looking for a Tarantino knockoff with a B-list cast? Look no further than “The Babysitter: Killer Queen,” released last Thursday on Netflix. This film is a sequel to Netflix’s 2017 film “The Babysitter.” At the time of writing this, “Killer Queen” is #3 in th...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 12

…Last spring, the Daily Film beat was inspired by the doldrums of quarantine and the introduction of Disney+ to watch and review a number of Disney Channel Original Movies — DCOMs for short. There are many ways to look at DCOMs — as relics of the 2000s, as problematic attempts at representation, as textbook examples of the power of nostalgia — but there is no denying that they are somewhat trivial in the grand scheme of things. If w...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 13

…Arts Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 13 Pepe the Frog’s fall from grace in ‘Feels Good Man’ This review has taken longer to write than I, or my editors, expected. In the last few days my time has been spent digesting the insidious darkness that characterizes “Feels Good Man.” This documentary follows the tale of Pepe the Frog and the character-turned-meme’s journey to become a symbol of hate. But it is also a tale of ...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 14

…I put my fingers on the scanning screen for the third time, as the machine was unable to recognize my fingerprints. After finally succeeding, I quickly put my mask back on as my fingers fumbled with my immigration documents. “Please come with me,” a U.S. Customs and Bor- der Protection officer sig- naled in my direction after I passed the Canadian bor- der into the United States, proceeding to walk me to a door on ...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 15

…W hat does it mean to live in a community? In one sense, a commu- nity is a group of people who have something in common. When I reflect on what I have in common with my fellow students, faculty and staff, two things come to mind. The first is our affiliation with the University of Michigan. The mere fact of affiliation, however, confers little significance within Ann Arbor. Meeting a fellow Wolverine in your hometown or on...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 16

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com statement Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 16 Take a seat BY TAYLOR SCHOTT, STATEMENT CONTRIBUTOR H ave you ever tried to count all of the benches in Nichols Arboretum? I tried once and have only an estimate to show for it: 72. Though I know that an estimate is bet- ter than nothing, better than not trying at all and better than letting that curios- ity fade into the recesses of a cluttere...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 17 T he last Michigan team to win a national title was men’s gymnastics. The last one before that was also men’s gymnastics. By any measure, it’s among the most success- ful programs in the school’s history, with six national titles and three in the last decade. In short, when Kurt Golder — the coach who won those championships — talks, you sho...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 18

…On Aug. 23, a video went viral of a police officer shooting a Black man named Jacob Blake seven times in his back in front of his family in Kenosha, Wisc. Yet another disturbing story of police brutality, the shooting of Blake sent shockwaves to the growing protests and marches that had been happening since June in cities across the country. Three days later, the Milwaukee Bucks’ players decided that it was not appropriate to co...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 19

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, September 23, 2020 — 19 Report: Jalen Mayfield hoping to opt back in for 2020 season When Michigan begins its season on Oct. 24, it will do so with one of its top prospects for the 2021 NFL Draft. On Friday afternoon, Rivals reported that offensive tackle Jalen Mayfield was hoping to opt back into the 2020 season after originally declaring for the draft in August. Mayfiel...…

September 23, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 131) • Page Image 20

…For years, Joe Milton’s talent has been a mercurial talking point at the tip of Michigan coaches’ tongues. There are the stories, repeated ad nauseum, of his arm strength. Early in his Michigan career, the stories go, he injured receivers with passes zipped in at warp speed. Eighty- five yards, allegedly, is his maximum throwing distance. Giles Jackson has one of those stories too, as told in a Zoom call with reporters Thursday. “In pr...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 1

…Hundreds of United Auto Workers picketers were met by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren at the General Motors Detroit- Hamtramck Plant Sunday afternoon. Warren marched with workers at the plant who are striking because of contract negotiations. GM has announced the plant is expected to close in January 2020. “GM made billions of dollars in profits last year and closed five plants around the county,” Warren ...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 2

…2A — Monday, September 23, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News TUESDAY: By Design THURSDAY: Twitter Talk FRIDAY: Behind the Story WEDNESDAY: This Week in History MONDAY: Looking at the Numbers IS IT BREAK YET? puzzle by sudokusyndication.com Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.michigandaily.com ARTS SECTION arts@michigandaily.com SPORTS SECTION sports@michigandaily.com ...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 3

…As a freshman at the University of Michigan in 2011, Carlina Duan didn’t know what the term “person of color” meant. “I wasn’t keyed into that way of speaking as much. I’m not sure the campus was either.” Campus was pre-2016 election, and Michigan in Color, the section of The Michigan Daily that Duan would eventually manage, had just started as a column housed under the Opinion section. Maybe in part due to the political ...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Monday, September 23, 2019 Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Emily Huhman Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Max Mittleman 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 Ed...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, September 23, 2019 — 5A As under-recognized as he is outside of his home country, Luis Alberto Spinetta is considered one of Argentina’s greatest ever musicians. Similar to Victor Jara in neighboring Chile, his work played a stark contrast against the authoritarian junta government of Juan Carlos Onganía, heavily influenced musically by jazz and pscychedelia and lyrically from poets an...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 6

…Among my many complaints about Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” is how muddled it is in scope. Is it a movie about space time travel? About the future of humanity? About a scientist and her cosmos-wandering father? I’m not sure and neither is anyone else. What’s clear is that any film would have trouble being all those things simultaneously, successfully. “Interstellar” tries, and the result is claustrophobically awkward. An equ...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 7

…SPORTSMONDAY MADISON —As Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor gal- loped free late in the first quarter, shifting left, then speeding into the free terrain of the secondary, it all began to come into focus. It was one play after Michigan punted the ball back, two plays after a way- ward pass floated over the head of junior receiver Tarik Black and three plays after an acrobatic catch by soph- omore Ronnie Bell was inexplicably nulli...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 8

…2B — Monday, September 23, 2019 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com M ADISON — Among the many platitudes uttered after one of the worst losses Michigan has suffered in the Jim Harbaugh era was a pre- vailing echo that this was not the end. One loss in the Big Ten does not doom anybody, especially one to an out- of-division opponent. There is still time to turn things around and meet whatever goals the Wolveri...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday Monday, September 23, 2019 — 3B Pearson not expecting another slow start Mel Pearson sat down casually and focused on his next few words. He gestured with the flat of his hands, raising one inches from his chest area and the other to his eye level. “You don’t want to take it from here,” the Michigan coach said, indicating the level of play with his hands’ positioning. “And all of ...…

September 23, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 138) • Page Image 10

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday Monday, September 23, 2019 — 4B Answers elude Michigan’s offense MADISON — For a fleeting moment on Saturday, as Ronnie Bell streaked across an open field and into an unmanned secondary with only green grass ahead of him, it seemed like everything might be OK. Bell eyed the end zone and all those concerns about senior quarterback Shea Patterson ameliorated. He ran towards it, and...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 1

…At the University of Michigan Alumni Center Thursday evening, about 80 students, alumni and members of the Ann Arbor community attended the first event of this year’s LatinX Heritage Month celebrations. Sponsored by prominent Latino campus organizations and alumni, the event featured speakers who outlined inclusivity goals and stressed the importance of breaking down institutionalized borders for their on-campus ...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 2

…that were in the audience, some drew attention to the lack of involvement from graduate students. Social Work student Brittney Williams said the scarcity of graduate involvement, both tonight and at other times, was caused by the scheduling of the events. “A lot of students have voiced concern that a lot of events like this happen at times that are more convenient for faculty and staff,” she said. “These are great, but I ...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Friday, September 23, 2016 — 3A have also brought their service and therapy dogs to other parts of the University, such as Shapiro Undergraduate Library or the Diag during midterms and finals week. “Dogs bring a different element that we as humans can’t,” Maier said. “When Denver walks in the room, as a dog he’s completely non-judgmental, he’s fully loving. … When he walks in the...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 4

…4A — Friday, September 23, 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 signe...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, September 23, 2016 — 5A Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Out of practice 6 Blue stone 11 It doesn’t last long 14 Casual opening 15 Saudi neighbor 16 Part of un giorno 17 Crayfish habitat 18 Employees 20 Seminal discovery by sports historians? 22 Newspaper supporters 25 LAX stat 26 “You got me there” 27 Comprehensive text on mints? 32 Card game 33 Certa...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 6

…6A — Friday, September 23, 2016 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The fact that Mac Miller is as relevant as he is, and command- ing the specific type of rap cul- tural relevance that he does, is some- where between a small and large miracle. Early Mac sucked (though as a 15-year-old, I secretly loved him). He was more of a radioactive byproduct of the internet’s effect on rap music than a notable con- tributor...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 8

…FootballSaturday, September 24, 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. 4 Michigan (-18.5) vs. Penn State Michigan Penn State Michigan Penn State Penn State No. 1 Alabama (-44) vs. Kent State Alabama Alabama Kent State Alabama Kent State No. 3 Louisville (-26.5) at Marshall Loui...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 9

…3 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Penn State at Michigan Matchup: Penn State 2-1; Michigan 3-0 When: Saturday 3:30 P.M. Where: Michigan Stadium TV/Radio: ABC Wolverines prepare for first conference game against Nittany Lions on Saturday The Michigan football team opens up conference play on Saturday against Penn State (2-1), a team desperate to prove its worth. The Nittany Lions finished last seas...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 10

…Standing in the parking lot outside the tunnel of Michigan Stadium on a June afternoon in 2015, Shane Morris spoke with arms folded and a smirk creeping up on his face, exuding the same confidence he had when he first arrived on campus in 2013 as an elite high school quarterback with a cannon for a left arm. The long-presumed heir to the Wolverines’ offense was serving as an instructor at coach Jim Harbaugh’s Aerial Assault quar...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 11

…5 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com off his athleticism with a 40-yard run late in the game. It wasn’t a particularly flashy performance, but it was a showcase of his skills and a promising sign for the future. Morris even got to bring his family along for the game, resulting in what his father called “one of the neatest times we’ve ever had with him as an athlete.” As the family took advantage of one hour of free time durin...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 12

…FootballSaturday, September 24, 2016 6 happened. Instead of letting the frustration ruin him, Morris let the burden that he had carried on his back since he was 16 years old slowly slip away. His world didn’t crumble — if anything, he learned that his world and football were not always one and the same. Part of that realization came from having a strong foundation of loved ones to back him up. Morris still calls or texts his par...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 13

…7 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Breakdown: Michigan vs. Penn State In the last meeting between Michigan and Penn State, in State College last November, both teams scored four times. The difference in the game was that Michigan’s four scores were all touchdowns, while Penn State stalled for short field goals three times in a 28-16 loss. The Nittany Lions finished 3-for-14 on third down with just nine points on three red...…

September 23, 2016 (vol. 125, iss. 140) • Page Image 14

…FootballSaturday, September 24, 2016 8 second on Penn State’s team — and he has seen two plays of offense all season. The Nittany Lions kept him in check last season, but he’s always a threat to make a big play. If that weren’t enough, the Wolverines have also tipped two punts and blocked a third and returned it for a touchdown in the past two weeks. Penn State’s special teams have been routinely successful this year, with kicker...…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, September 23, 2015 CELEBRATING OUR ONE-HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM A look at the University’s record breaking Nike contract » INSIDE the statement Former vice-chair of the U.S Federal Reserve calls on students to plan ahead By EMMA KINERY Daily Staff Reporter Retirement may be a long way off for the University students who attended Tuesday’s Ford Policy Ta...…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • Page Image 2

…“Let’s say for example a situation where a student has after-hours entered into the football stadium,” Wessel said. “We want to have an opportunity to engage that student in a dialogue around that choice.” The new statement will go into effect July 2016. Budget approval CSG Treasurer Kevin Ziegler, a Business senior, presented the yearly CSG budget to the assembly. The proposed budget would total $400,000. Currentl...…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • Page Image 3

…“Last summer we provided over a thousand internships to LSA students, and we awarded over a half million in scholarship money such that any student could take an internship regardless of need,” he said. He also described how LSA was creating a name for itself among employers in various pre-professional fields, such as business. “Just within the last month, we’re having employers who are calling our internship office sayin...…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • 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....…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, September 23, 2015 — 5A T he Hungarian film “White God” begins with an aerial shot of a vast and empty city. The only figure, barely visible, rides a bike. The silence is unnerving — where is everyone? It’s the setup for some kind of fairytale or post-apoca- lyptic story of survival. The camera moves in; the figure is a teenage girl, probably 13 years old. She rides ac...…

September 23, 2015 (vol. 124, iss. 130) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Radiated joy 7 “Hi and Lois” pooch 11 Fair grade 14 Smithy fixtures 15 Literary pen name 16 Half of a steep price? 17 Refused 18 Aggressive property seizure 20 Video game pioneer 21 Unit to plow 22 Church section near the altar 23 Red Square shrine 25 Suffix with church 26 Disdainful chorus 27 Golden Fleece ship 29 Campaign funding org. 32 Pet hair picker- upper 37 Cope w...…

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