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June 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 119) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Thursday, June 25, 2020 INDEX Vol. CXXIX, No. 119 © 2020 The Michigan Daily NEWS .................................... OPINION ............................... ARTS/NEWS.......................... MiC......................................... SPORTS................................ MICHIGAN IN COLOR Avatar: The Last Airbender Looking towards Avatar as a call to cultural unity and effective uprising in a time of national...…

June 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 119) • Page Image 2

…Over 2,000 people crowded the Diag on Friday to celebrate June- teenth, the day when African slaves in Texas were told they were free –– two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This event, hosted by Survivors Speak and other local organizers, aimed to incorporate awareness for police brutality into a day of celebration. Event organizer Trische’ Duck- worth, Survivors Speak founder, told The Daily even though June- teenth is a d...…

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…Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan dean of engineering, and Laura Blake Jones, dean of students, held a town hall with various student groups involved in plans for the upcoming school year on Monday afternoon following University President Mark Schlis- sel’s announcement regarding fall semester earlier in the day. After walking through informa- tion presented in Schlissel’s email and the new website, Gallimore and Jones answered ...…

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…there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and infe- rior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race.” Simply put, Lincoln was never anti- ra...…

June 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 119) • Page Image 5

…I f someone ever asked me to describe my experience with sexual assault at the University of Michigan, I would tell them being a female student on a college campus has become a position of anxiety, fear and emotional distress. I would tell them that I have seen countless friends’ lives altered because of sexual assault. I would tell them I have had strangers grab my hips and pull me in close at tailgates in broad daylight. I would t...…

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…6 Thursday, June 25 , 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ARTS ALBUM REVIEW ALBUM REVIEW Bob Dylan reckons with the apocalypse On Dec. 13, 1963, Bob Dylan was given the “Tom Paine Award” by the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee for his political activism. A visibly shaken, and likely drunk, Dylan said he accepted the award on behalf of “everybody that went down to Cuba,” then unleashed a doozy: “I got to admit that the man...…

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…The New York City Ballet cancelled its famous five-week run of “The Nutcrack- er” Thursday, citing advice from govern- ment officials and medical professionals regarding dangers of the coronavirus. The nixed Christmas spectacle means the company won’t return to the stage until 2021. The news comes with a certain sense of domino-tipping: Who will be next? The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago already can- celled their version of the show, and Sa...…

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…8 Thursday, June 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR South Asians need to be heldaccountablefortheir Anti-Blackness NITHA ARUN & SUBARNA BHATTACHA- RYA MiC Guest Writers The cold didn’t stop anyone from going out during syllabus week. We went to an event hosted by Sigma Beta Rho, a multi- cultural fraternity mainly made up of South Asian males. The DJ was playing a song and the n-word dropped. Without he...…

June 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 119) • Page Image 9

…9 Thursday, June 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR Colonial indoctrination and colorism in India SUNITHA PALAT MiC Staff Writer As the Black liberation move- ment gained traction over the past month, I, like many others, have taken time to learn, understand and reflect on the systemic racial prejudice ingrained in this country against Black Americans. However, from a broader perspective, I’ve also tak...…

June 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 119) • Page Image 10

…10 Thursday, June 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Michigan reports two positive COVID-19 tests from student athletes Of the 221 COVID-19 tests performed on student- athletes as Michigan began its reintroduction of athletes on campus, two came back positive. The univeristy did not reveal which sport those athletes play, but for now only men’s basketball, women’s basketball and football athletes are allowe...…

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…11 Thursday, June 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Joe Donovan and Matt Schmidt sign minor league contracts Junior catcher Joe Donovan and redshirt-senior infielder Matthew Schmidt became the fifth and sixth players from Michigan baseball to join the professional ranks, signing with Cleveland Tuesday and Kansas City Wednesday, respectively, as undrafted free agents. Donovan and Schmidt join the other four Wolve...…

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…12 Thursday, June 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MULTIMEDIA Experiencing my small town’s Black Lives Matter protests I grew up in Chelsea Michigan, a small town 20 minutes away from Ann Arbor. Chelsea is a racially homogenous community, and has very few minorities, so when protests for Black Lives Matter started happening in the end of May, I never thought they would happen in my community. Sure, I expected a few...…

March 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 91) • Page Image 1

…While the University of Michigan has canceled classes in response to the COVID-19 virus and advised students to leave campus if they are able, some organizations and local restaurants have continued food distribution at no cost to help those in the community facing food insecurity. Food banks such as the University’s Maize and Blue Cupboard and Washtenaw County’s Food Gatherers are continuing their ...…

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…2 — Wednesday, March 25, 2020 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The University of Michigan Central Student Government’s Ninth Assembly held its last meeting virtually through a BlueJeans video conference Tuesday night. The Assembly discussed amendments to the CSG budget and allocations to the Dean of Students Emergency Fund, a financial assistance program run by the University that provides students in ne...…

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…Chen also explained why she believes the census is important, citing the value of congressional representation. She also discussed ways the Bureau could increase student response. “It is important that people are reminded that, in a time like this, having accurate representation and data can be crucial (for) public health and safety,” Chen said. “I think that it’s great that the census can be responded to online (becaus...…

March 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 91) • Page Image 4

…O ct. 5, 2018. The Senate chamber held its collective breath as Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, rose from the desk once occupied by civil and women’s rights activist Sen. John Sherman Cooper, R-Ky., to waste nearly an hour of time and announce that she would vote to elevate accused sexual assailant and calendar enthusiast Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. During her winding speech, Collins addressed everything fro...…

March 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 91) • Page Image 5

…At some point, everyone pictures their life as a movie. Be it studying to “Battle Without Honor Or Humanity” and pretending to wield a samurai sword, mourning a breakup to “Visions of Gideon” and doing your best Chalamet or driving like James Bond to his theme song, we’ve turned the world into our own film, soundtrack and all. Lately, though, my inner movies have all veered toward one genre: apocalypse. To paraphrase Bob Dyla...…

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…Wednesday, March 24, 2020 — 6 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com I decided to write about my love for The Blind Pig long before I knew I would have to say goodbye to Ann Arbor and its many strange institutions that I love. As such, this piece feels entirely bittersweet, tinted with more longing than a simple ode to my favorite concert hall in town would normally be. The Blind Pig is certainly a spot worthy of nostal...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 1

…LSA junior Stephen Dinka arrived at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library basement hoping to receive help with his Foundations of Computer Science course, EECS 376, homework at office hours. However, even though he arrived early, Dinka saw a massive crowd of students waiting for the instructional aide. “That one particular day was ridiculous,” Dinka said. “There were people standing around, right at the front door wondering, ‘Where’s...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 2

…2 — Tuesday, February 25, 2020 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is published Monday through Friday during the fall and winter terms by students at the University OF Michigan. One copy is available free of charge to all readers. Additional copies may be picked up at the Daily’s office for $2. Subscriptions for September-April are $250 and year long subscriptions are $275. University affiliates ...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 3

… “They are run by the party, ours are not, ours are run by experienced election officials to carry out elections, typically every year if not every two years. And we’re not using untested technology. We’re not expecting a similar scenario to what occurred in Iowa.” The Michigan primary differs greatly from the Iowa caucuses. Instead of going to a corner of the room to vote for your candidate, voters go to their local precinc...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 4

…Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Brittany Bowman Emily Considine Jenny Gurung Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Zoe Phillips Mary Rolfes Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White ERIN WHITE Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. ELIZABETH LAWRENCE Ed...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 5 Guided By Voices has always basically been known as Bob Pollard and a bunch of guys with day jobs. He was the driving force behind the band in any of its iterations. Whether it was back in the ’80s when they were still recording out of a garage or in the ’90s when they sounded like they were recording out of a garage, Pollard’s presence has stayed the same. A...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 6

…WHISPER SUBMIT A WHISPER By Paul Coulter ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 02/25/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 02/25/20 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 ACROSS 1 Rene of “Ransom” (1996) 6 Not as expensive 10 A bit loopy 14 Part of “the works” on a burger 15 Old man, in German 16 Needle case 17 1950 Gloria Swanson film 20 Peanut butter ...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, February 25, 2020 — 7 ‘M’ confident after UConn losses Last week, Baseball America ranked Michigan No. 1 for the first time in school history — a first for any Big Ten team. Such a ranking is obviously a high honor, but it comes with expectations as well. Any time a No. 1 team loses, it’s the kind of upset that receives national attention. Still, Michigan coach Erik Bakich made...…

February 25, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 75) • Page Image 8

…8 — Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wolverines’ defense leading team When any team is searching for its identity, it deals in moments. Players, fans and pundits alike look for one game, one tournament, one shot to define a season or sometimes even entire programs. For instance, the Wolverines’ miracle run to the final game of the 2018 NCAA Tournament is defined by Jordan Poole’s 3-point prayer...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, November 25, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Tuned and ready Michigan dispatches of Indiana with ease, 39-14, officially sets its sights on bout with Ohio State next weekend. » Page 1B Faculty directors of the Semester in Detroit program, an initiative that allows University of Michigan students to study and intern with community- based organizations in th...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 2

…2A — Monday, November 25, 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 RYAN, MARRY ME? puzzle by sudokusyndication.com DESIGN BY TAYLOR SCHOTT The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is published Monday through Friday during the fall and winter terms by students at the University OF Michigan. One copy is avail...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 3

…Every now and then, there is an increase in awareness of mental health and wellness issues. These spikes in attention occur after events such as World Mental Health Day or a highly publicized incident of suicide. Thus, it’s extremely important to advocate for mental health but there are times when people fail to be compassionate or understanding. On Nov. 12, writer and singer Summer Walker canceled most of her North ...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Monday, November 25, 2019 Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White Lola Yang FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited an...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, November 25, 2019 — 5A This past Wednesday evening, Hill Auditorium hosted the Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal as part of the group’s 2019 United States tour. According to the program, Orchestre Métropolitain began in 1981 with a mission “to share its passion for symphonic music and make it accessible to all.” Today, the Orchestre Métropolitain is the premier orchestra in Quebec and ...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 6

…6A — Monday, November 25, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts By Ed Sessa ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 11/25/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 11/25/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 ACROSS 1 Pole on the Pequod 5 Conclude from evidence 10 Auto loan figs. 14 Smoothie berry 15 Land, in France 16 Talk over tea 17 *Soccer ref’s f...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 7

…Allison Engkvist & Miles Macklin / Daily Design by Jack Silberman The night Nico Collins fused talent with production Monday, November 25, 2019 | michigandaily.com Nico Collins took his time walking off the field Saturday night. Helmet off, Collins peered up at a cluster of visiting Michigan fans. He heard a few “Let’s Go Blue” chants mixed in with “Beat Ohio,” a smattering of yells rendering both incoherent. Collins looked up ...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 8

…2B — November 25, 2019 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com M oments like these are the reason Michi- gan went out and got Shea Patterson in the first place. Why they brought him to the Big House to toss around snowballs two winters ago and why his visit to a basketball game was treated like a parade. He is not, never was and never will be the savior of this program — and those who expected as such placed an ...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday Monday, November 25, 2019 — 3B Michigan tops Hoosiers, 39-14 BLOOMINGTON — Five minutes in, and the game already seemed like a nightmare. Indiana running back Stevie Scott punched the ball in the end zone and here it was, prophecies of a “trap game” coming true right in front of Michigan’s eyes, the monkey that is the Hoosiers still on its back. Then, the Wolverines got the ball. ...…

November 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 34) • Page Image 10

…IN PRINT AND ONLINE NOVEMBER 26, 2019 4B — November 25, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday Wolverines get past Wright State in penalties, 5-4, advance to Sweet 16 The Ultras had moved from their resident bleachers and congregated at one end of the field. With each penalty kick came screams and gasps from the stands which were filled to capacity. As junior midfielder Marc Ybarra lined up to take his shot, thou...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 1

…On Oct. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court heard three cases that could end protections for LGBTQ employees in the United States. In each of the three cases brought up to the Supreme Court — Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarda, Bostock v. Clayton County and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC — the employers dismissed their employees on the basis of their sexual orientation. In both Zarda and Bostock, the employees Donald Zarda and Gera...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 2

…The first-ever recipient of the James B. Hudak Professorship of Health Policy, Paula Lantz, gave her inaugural lecture to about 150 students and faculty on Thursday night. The event focused on the history and current policies surrounding population health disparities. The Ford School of Public Policy established the James B. Hudak Professorship of Health Policy in the spring of 2019 to be awarded to a faculty member at...…

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…“The term ‘Asian American’ was first used in the 1960s for very specific political purposes,” Borja said. “Japanese Americans, Chinese Americans, Filipino Americans and other people’s Asian ancestry decided that it was politically advantageous for them to unite under that political category, and we can’t ignore that this category continues to be politically contested — that they are continuing to grapple about the boundaries of ...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Friday, October 25, 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 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, October 25, 2019 — 5A COMMUNITY CULTURE REVIEW The University Musical Society first invited Sankai Juku to Ann Arbor in 1996. Now, over 20 years later, this weekend will mark their eighth and ninth performances at the Power Center. Between those visits to Michigan, the Japanese dance group has performed in over 700 cities and 48 countries worldwide. That may be a lot of travel, but A...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 6

…6A — Friday, October 25, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com BIOCHEM 212 TUTOR WANTED Text/Call Judy (312)‑678‑6736 HELP ELDERLY W/ HSHLD­ TASKS Walk to UM, 734.276.6797 $10/hr By David Alfred Bywaters ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 10/25/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 10/25/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Friday, October 25, 2019 ACROSS 1 Bewilde...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 8

…FootballSaturday, October 25, 2019 2B STAFF PICKS The Daily football writers pick against the spread for the weekend’s best games. Theo Mackie Max Marcovitch Ethan Sears Aria Gerson No. 13 Wisconsin at No. 3 Ohio State (-14.5) Wisconsin Ohio State Ohio State Wisconsin Ohio State No. 5 Oklahoma (-23.5) at Kansas State Oklahoma Kansas State Kansas State Kansas State Oklahoma No. 20 Iowa (-9.5) at Northwestern Iowa LIowa Northwestern Iowa ...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 9

…3B TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Michigan’s Original Craft Beer Bar Since 1983 “Best on Campus Bar” - The Michigan Daily 338 S State Street Across from the Diag ashleys.com Start your pre-game at Ashley’s! Open at 9:30 for Noon Home Games Bloody Mary’s, Breakfast Pizza Specials daily bundle.indd 1 9/24/2019 4:19:40 PM M ichigan won’t make the College Football Playoff this year. It hasn’t been statistically eliminated...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 11

…` Read more at MichiganDaily.com Shaun Nua knew something was wrong. A hard cast stretched from his hip to his foot, but beneath it, the swelling had become unbearable. A few days earlier, he had been in the back of a coach’s Toyota pickup truck, speeding from foot- ball practice to the nearest hospital. This was the reality of American Samoa in 1998. Nua is careful to note that it’s not a third-world country. Food, as his 6-foot-5, 24...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 12

…FootballSaturday, October 25, 2019 6B Before the Wolverines took the field for the first-ever night game at Michigan Stadium in 2011, they heard from Desmond Howard and Charles Woodson. The two Michigan legends talked about the importance of the rivalry with Notre Dame. They told the team about how to win big games like this. They said these were the types of matchups where legacies are made. You probably know what happened next...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 13

…7B TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Michigan’s Original Craft Beer Bar Since 1983 “Best on Campus Bar” - The Michigan Daily 338 S State Street Across from the Diag ashleys.com Start your pre-game at Ashley’s! Open at 9:30 for Noon Home Games Bloody Mary’s, Breakfast Pizza Specials daily bundle.indd 1 9/24/2019 4:19:40 PM What to watch for as No. 17 Michigan takes on No. 8 Notre Dame We’re about to find out how long that h...…

October 25, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 14

…FootballSaturday, October 25, 2019 Free and open to the public | wallacehouse.umich.edu/events “The 1619 Project: Examining the Legacy of Slavery and the Building of a Nation” Nikole Hannah-Jones, reporter, The New York Times, discusses her groundbreaking work on “The 1619 Project” “Duterte’s Facebook-Fueled Rise to Power: Manipulating Public Opinion to Capture an Election” Davey Alba, reporter, The New York Times and 2019 Livingsto...…

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