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March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…The Board of Regents held its second meeting of the year remotely on Thursday to vote on firing David Daniels, a former Music, Theatre & Dance professor accused of sexual misconduct, and address the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on University of Michigan operations. All Regents and public commenters called in online and the meeting was live- streamed. Early in the meeting, University President Ma...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 2

…2A — Friday, March 27, 2020 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com As backpacking — the period when students select potential classes prior to officially registering — quickly approaches for the fall term, many students are awaiting their enrollment appointment time, which goes live on March 30 at 8 a.m. on Wolverine Access. Undergraduate students will receive an enrollment appointment that occurs somewhere between Apri...…

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…Friday, March 27, 2020 — 3A News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com REGENTS From Page 1A Before voting to dismiss Daniels, the Regents allowed public commenters who signed up to comment on the motion to speak first. All three speakers spoke out against the charges against Daniels. Stephanie Blythe, professional opera singer, said students and colleagues have praised Daniels for supporting other artists and the Un...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 4

…P olitical correctness culture threatens to permanently alter a comedy industry that has thrived on being unapologetically raw and brutally honest. Humor can only be achieved when there’s a kernel of truth behind the joke. My favorite author, George Orwell, was right when he said in 1945 that “every joke is a tiny revolution.” Jokes can be insensitive and still work when they expose a truth people are too polite or unw...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 5

…Friday, March 27, 2020 — 5A Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com DYLAN YONO Daily Arts Writer MUSIC NOTEBOOK Video Game Music: A new world we can escape to I played video games as much as any other kid growing up in the GameCube era. My earliest memories of video game music come from playing “Sonic Adventure 2” on the Dreamcast, where you could listen to the original soundtrack from an extras menu. I was particularly fo...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 6

…Friday, March 27, 2020 — 6A Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com When I applied to write the entertainment column three years ago, my pitch was that most of my articles would focus on what I considered a modern day Hollywood concept of the “never ending story.” Any storyteller will tell you that the ending of a story is what gives it its meaning, and I’ve spent thousands of words over the past few years talking a...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 7A — Friday, March 27, 2020 Sports ‘That was it’: Inside the moment ‘M’ found out its season was over The Michigan hockey team was still on the ice when the decision was made, practicing for a Big Ten Tournament semifinal game that ultimately would never be played. At that point, the Wolverines were unaware of the specifics but deeply aware of the possibility. They knew what...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 8

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 8A — Friday, March 27, 2020 Sports Breaking down three questions facing Michigan’s defense in 2020 In a normal year, this would be about the time Michigan would hold a coordinators’ press conference. Don Brown would stand in front of reporters, be his normal, animated self, and speak to the issues facing the Wolverines’ defense this season. But COVID-19 has changed all t...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 10

…Friday, March 27, 2020 // The Statement 2B Managing Statement Editor Magdalena Mihaylova Deputy Editors Emily Stillman Marisa Wright Associate Editor Reece Meyhoefer Designers Liz Bigham Kate Glad Copy Editors Madison Gagne Sadia Jiban Photo Editor Keemya Esmael Editor in Chief Elizabeth Lawrence Managing Editor Erin White I arrived at the University of Michigan in Febru- ary as a visiting Ph.D. researcher from...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 11

…3B Friday, March 27, 2020 // The Statement 3B T he dark night sky outside filled the window of my studio apartment, but my nerves awoke me with a jolt of panic at 5 a.m. It was March 20 in Melbourne, Australia, and an anxious pit formed in my stomach as I got ready to hop on a flight to travel back to the United States. I prepared my N95 face masks, tupperware of sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer and latex gloves for my journey. I...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 12

…I skipped my first BlueJeans lecture to buy a pair of shoes. The sole employee at the Ann Arbor Running Company looked surprised to see me. He kept pulling the wrong sizes and I kept feeling too socially anxious to correct him. It had been six days since Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a state of emergency, and we were both a bit rusty on our interpersonal skills. He untied a size-too-small sneaker from a stool rolled six feet aw...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 13

…Friday, March 27, 2020 // The Statement 6B I tug my sweatshirt sleeve over my fingers to avoid direct contact with the door handle as I walk into the Michigan Union. Sam walks up with me, saying “Well, let’s go downstairs to the bookstore to buy our graduation caps and gowns.” Only minutes ago, we received the University- wide email, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing that classes would be transitioned to onli...…

March 27, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 93) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Friday, March 27, 2020 // The Statement T he first time I read about COVID-19 was over Winter Break. It was early January, and I was in Florida with my family on vacation. Iranian Gen- eral Qasem Soleimani was just killed, and I was mentally preparing for war. My thoughts were running in a million different directions. Social media wasn’t helping. Twit- ter, Instagram, Facebook and even m...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

…Central Student Government held its final meeting of the 8th assembly Tuesday night. The assembly voted to pass several resolutions, including a resolution to designate University of Michigan Blue Bus routes from campus locations to grocery stores, as well as a resolution to improve pedestrian safety at the University. At the meeting, several non-CSG students presented a new idea for an app to better integrate first-year ...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 2

…Once Fingerle Lumber Co. closes its doors Saturday, Arbor Bar, an entity of Union Joints, will move forward with plans to open a restaurant on Fingerle’s former 45,000-square-foot site at South Main Street. They presented a restaurant proposal to the Ann Arbor Design Review Board on Feb. 13. Curt Catallo, co-owner of Union Joints restaurant group, feels confident about their plan to repurpose the old storage sheds of the Finge...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 3

…Similarly, a report by the College of Engineering showed that across bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs at the University, women comprised less than 30 percent of degree recipients in the 2016-2017 school year. However, the professors’ study also shows that even though the applicant pool for IA positions averaged about 16.5 percent female, women tended to score about nine percent higher than men. As a result, women...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Zack Blumberg Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Emily Huhman Tara Jayaram Jeremy Kaplan Magdalena Mihaylova Ellery Rosenzweig Jason Rowland Anu Roy-Chaudhury Alex Satola Timothy Spurlin Nicholas Tomaino Erin White Ashley Zhang FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 5A What’s louder — the music or the man? The more appropriate question in today’s digital age would be: What’s louder, the music or the media surrounding the musician? There is no lack of dialogue when it comes to the increasingly scary power media holds to dictate what we listen to — consistently, Buzzfeed articles are titled something along the lines of “How So...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com By Norfleet Pruden ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 03/27/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 03/27/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 ACROSS 1 Sow chow 5 Sport with clay disks 10 “House Hunters” channel 14 Kind of curriculum 15 Mural prefix 16 Nécessité for a soufflé 17 Food thicke...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, March 27, 2019 — 7A In win, Michigan turns Gators’ water off, advances to Sweet Sixteen DES MOINES, Iowa — Two years ago, when Michigan upset No. 2 seed Louisville to reach the Sweet Sixteen, John Beilein, Super Soaker in hand, crept into the locker room and sprayed water all over his jubilant players. Luke Yaklich, then an assistant at Illinois State, wasn’t around t...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Caroline Hendershot is here to stay Caroline Hendershot is hard to miss. Whether it’s her height of 5-foot-11, her involvement in a student-run sports TV show or her cheerful demeanor guaranteed to light up any room, the senior on the Michigan rowing team is pretty distinct. And, she has challenged the gender-binding stereotypes that have plagued the s...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 10

…T he night my first Daily article ran, I found myself sleepless, so I popped on some sneakers and went for a jog under the midnight moon. There isn’t anything quite like the sensation of running in Ann Arbor after dark, I learned that night. Sprinting north up Washtenaw Avenue, all five lanes will be devoid of traffic while 20-foot- high traffic lamps and the glass-paneled biomedical complex tower over you. Crossing the Bro...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 11

…ILLUSTRATION BY LIZ BIGHAM Wednesday, March 27, 2019 // The Statement My first experience with graphic design was in seventh grade, recklessly using Adobe Photoshop to cut out blurry pho- tos of volleyball players for my middle school newspaper. In my ninth grade journalism class, my first Adobe Illustrator assign- ment consisted of inserting a picture of Nick Jonas and splat- tering paint and blades of grass around him. Now here...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, March 27. 2019 // The Statement 4B 5B Wednesday, March 27, 2019 // The Statement W alking home from down- town Ann Arbor last month, I watched an elderly couple clutch- ing one another, walking carefully and diligently to avoid falling on the slippery sidewalks. The man used his cane for as much support as possible, and the woman held onto his arm for more balance. I was only 20 feet behind them when suddenly, I was ...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 13

…Wednesday, March 27, 2019// The Statement 6B From Page 5B Understandably, major-scale winter maintenance is difficult for both the University’s campus and the city of Ann Arbor. Nonetheless, the enviroments are wildly different. Downtown and off- campus properties are given policies that need to be followed by each indi- vidual property owner, meanwhile Uni- versity of Michigan Custodial & Grounds Services has teams of hired staff. “It...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Wednesday, March 27, 2019 // The Statement 7B The freedom of a fake account M y most liked picture on Ins- tagram is from the day I got into college. The photo fea- tures me walking down Hill Street past Ross on game day, decked out in Michi- gan apparel. My head is turned to face the camera, offering a subtle closed-mouth smile. The caption read a simple, yet clev- er, “going blue.” The...…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 15

…SARAH KUNKEL: VISUAL STATEMENT BY THE PEOPLE’S FOOD CO-OP OF ANN ARBOR THE PEOPLE’S FOOD CO-OP OF ANN ARBOR ORIGINALLY OPENED AS A GRADUATE STUDENT PROJECT AT THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK IN 1971 AS A WAY FOR LOW INCOME INDIVIDUALS TO GET FRESH, HEALTHY FOOD. DECADES LATER, IT CONTINUES TO SERVE THE COMMUNITY. THE PEOPLE’S FOOD CO-OP AIMS TO CONNECT THE COMMUNITY TO GOOD FOOD PRODUCED WITH BOTH SUSTAINABILITY & ACCESSIBILITY IN MIND,...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

…In a formal request to the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents Monday morning, University President Mark Schlissel called for the renaming of the C.C. Little Science Building after months of protests against the former University president’s history of eugenics research and involvement in the tobacco industry. The regents are set to vote Thursday on the recommendation. “The University community makes a sig...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 2

…of publicly testing autonomous vehicles. In December 2013, Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill into law that advanced the public testing of self-driving cars on Michigan roads. At the time, Snyder was one of several governors nationwide who promoted the testing of driverless vehicles in their states. Some feel as though the event could bring the testing efforts of Uber and other tech firms to a halt in Tempe and in o...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 3

…Retention Coordinator at Portland State University, obtaining proper treatments is imperative for a transgender individual’s wellbeing. “Let me be clear, these procedures are not cosmetic; they’re medically necessary,” Seale said. “The American Medical Association has agreed on this for a decade. Living in a body that fits with what you feel is right for you can save your life.” According to the 2015 U.S. Transgen...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 4

…56TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL On Wednesday, Mar. 25, Academy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor John Nelson (“Blade Runner: 2049”) gave an illustrated lecture on how he and his team created some of the 1,200 visual effects shots in his most recent Oscar triumph, “Blade Runner: 2049.” The festival is something of a homecoming for Nelson, a Detroit native who attended the University. In anticipation of the 56th insta...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 5

…56TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL On Wednesday, Mar. 25, Academy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor John Nelson (“Blade Runner: 2049”) gave an illustrated lecture on how he and his team created some of the 1,200 visual effects shots in his most recent Oscar triumph, “Blade Runner: 2049.” The festival is something of a homecoming for Nelson, a Detroit native who attended the University. In anticipation of the 56th insta...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 6

…On Wed., March 14, Maize Collective — in partnership with Universal Music Group and Innovate Blue — hosted the first of a series of three music business panels titled “Industry Insight: Songwriters, Producers and Studio Musicians.” Held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s auditorium, the panel provided aspiring Ann Arbor artists with tips for success in the music business and featured an array of musicians,...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 7

…On Wed., March 14, Maize Collective — in partnership with Universal Music Group and Innovate Blue — hosted the first of a series of three music business panels titled “Industry Insight: Songwriters, Producers and Studio Musicians.” Held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s auditorium, the panel provided aspiring Ann Arbor artists with tips for success in the music business and featured an array of musicians,...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 8

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 6 — Tuesday, March 27, 2018 An intersectional analysis of the blackface Snapchat CRITICAL ETHNIC STUDIES AND A/PIA STUDIES GRADUATE AND FACULTY GROUP | OP-ED W atching “Love, Simon” felt like arriving at a long- awaited destination. Something that I had been anticipating since my first encounter with a young adult movie, pretending that the vanilla, heterosexual lea...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, March 27, 2018 — 7 Lack of effort at fault for Wolverines’ defeat There was an 18-game winning streak on the line at the top of the seventh inning for the No. 17 Michigan softball team. But that didn’t matter to the players. All they wanted was to beat Iowa. And while the Wolverines’ late efforts pulled close, it wasn’t enough as they fell to the Hawkeyes, 4-3. “It was ...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 10

…56TH ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL On Wednesday, Mar. 25, Academy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor John Nelson (“Blade Runner: 2049”) gave an illustrated lecture on how he and his team created some of the 1,200 visual effects shots in his most recent Oscar triumph, “Blade Runner: 2049.” The festival is something of a homecoming for Nelson, a Detroit native who attended the University. In anticipation of the 56th insta...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 11

…On Wed., March 14, Maize Collective — in partnership with Universal Music Group and Innovate Blue — hosted the first of a series of three music business panels titled “Industry Insight: Songwriters, Producers and Studio Musicians.” Held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art’s auditorium, the panel provided aspiring Ann Arbor artists with tips for success in the music business and featured an array of musicians,...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 1

…In celebration of the University of Michigan’s bicentennial, the 2017 graduating class will be sent off in style with a graduation ceremony at Michigan Stadium featuring University figures from the past and present, musical performances and alumni award presentations. The ceremony will be on April 29 and will break a long- standing tradition of seating the graduates on the stands and instead, seat them on the fie...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 2

…2A — Monday, March 27, 2017 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Slavery and Children’s Stories: Implications for Schooling and Society WHAT: Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, from the University of Pennsylvania, will talk about slavery in children’s books. WHO: University Library WHEN: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery As “I Got a Feeling” reverberated throughout the Indoor Track Buildin...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Monday, March 27, 2017 — 3A and Tobago, and she believes immigration is a topic that affects all Americans. “Unless you’re Native American, you’re an immigrant or a descendant of immigrants,” she said. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D– Mich.) was in attendance and thanked the spirited marchers for uniting to fight for the rights of all Americans, urging them to not be divided by hate and ...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 4

…F or many, today’s America is the pinnacle of the continuous development of humanity toward ever- greater freedom. It represents the fruition of the cries of liberty at the gates of Bastille in France, the struggles of the abolitionists and the suffragists and the aspirations of the civil rights movements of the past century. Its values and principles are the culmination of the efforts of generations of social activists and ...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, March 27, 2017 — 5A Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Ponzi scheme, e.g. 5 Impersonated 9 Your __ Highness 14 Drilled bowling ball feature 15 Artist Magritte 16 Shah of Iran, in 1979-’80 17 Bahrain big shot 18 Writer’s chief work (Latin) 20 Sphere of influence 22 Drinking glass edges 23 Ambulance initials 24 Done deal (French) 28 Farm country skyline hi...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 6

…6A — Monday, March 27, 2017 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ‘The Pink Egg’ is a confusing, disturbing visual spectacle INDEPENDENT RELEASE Still from indpendent realeas “The Pink Egg” Daily Arts Writers review Ann Arbor’s 55th Film Festival Most of the time I was confused. Then I was kind of grossed out. At the end I was just tired. “The Pink Egg” is a 71-minute film depicting the actions and habits of seven insect s...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 7

…B The Michigan Daily | michigandaily.com | March 27, 2017 On two feet Michigan coach John Beilein has always stressed the importance of the basics, such as landing on two feet. » SportsMonday Column, Page 2B Time to reload The Michigan football team began spring practice Friday, and will need to replace multiple key contributors on the defensive side of the ball. » Page 4B Michigan 80, Virginia Tech 62 ETHAN WOLFE Daily...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 8

…2B — March 27, 2017 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Under Beilein, Michigan lands on two feet W ith under a minute to go in a Sweet 16 game against Oregon on Thursday, DJ Wilson set up on the left wing to take a go-ahead 3-pointer for the Michigan men’s basketball team. It wasn’t the shot you’ll remember for years. Before Derrick Walton Jr. missed that shot, Wilson lined up the first one that would ...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday March 27, 2017 — 3B Speight embracing new leadership role Wilton Speight is the guy, and he knows it. It has been a long time since a Michigan quarterback could say the same. For the first time since 2014, the Wolverines know who will be taking their snaps behind center come next fall prior to spring practice. With that certainty has come new confidence for Speight. Las...…

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