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October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 1

…ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM ANN ARBOR, MI | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 | MICHIGANDAILY.COM How are UMich students voting this election? The Michigan Daily conducted an anonymous survey of more than 1,900 students to understand the political leanings of the student body at the University of Michigan and what issues are most important to them. The following data was collected from Oct. 16 to Oct. 21. All ...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Fall 2020 semester 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. If you would like a current copy of the paper mailed to you, please visit store. pub.umich.edu/michigan-daily-buy-this-edition to place your order. ERIN WHITE Managing Editor ekwhite...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily has put together a 2020 general election guide to help Ann Arbor voters understand what is on their ballot. Look below to see what options you have from the two major parties in federal and state races this November. Federal and State Elections President and Vice President of the United States Joseph R. Biden and Kamala Harris (D) Biden is the Democratic presidential nominee. The former Vice President ...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 4

…Sarah Hubbard, Republican candidate for the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents, is looking to balance the political powers that she says are hindering the board’s ability to have a robust discussion about issues affecting students. Hubbard is one of two Republicans challenging Democratic incumbents Mark Bernstein and Shauna Ryder Diggs for their seats on the board in the upcoming November election. Currently, Regent Ron Weis...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 5 Results could take a while with record mail-in ballots In previous election cycles, results have been reported on election night as precincts tally their votes, with a winner being declared hours after polls close. This year, however, a final result may not be available for days or weeks after the election. With concerns around the safety of in-person vo...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 6

…Unfortunately, this immigrant mentality that hard work equates to success is wildly inapplicable to real life. Not everyone who puts their all into succeeding is actually afforded the opportunity to make it — it is the explicit responsibility of all Ameri- cans, but particularly immigrants and people of color, to dedicate them- selves to uplifting those who, for whatever reason, couldn’t even grab a chair, let alone join you at the t...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 7

…T hroughout the country, we have seen efforts to make voting more difficult, many of which target vulnerable populations, including students. From the closures of polling places to address and ID requirements, these efforts emphasize how appreciative we should be of Michigan officials like Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson who have made it easier to vote. However, these efforts should be the tip of the iceberg. With just m...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 8

…Editorial Board endorses JOE BIDEN for President of the United States While The Michigan Daily Editorial Board’s vote on this matter was unanimous, we debated While The Michigan Daily Editorial Board’s vote on this matter was unanimous, we debated whether to publish an endorsement for a United States presidential candidate this November. whether to publish an endorsement for a United States presidential candidate this November. After all...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 9 statement I n 2016, just four years shy of the hun- dred-year anniversary of the ratifica- tion of the 19th amendment, Ameri- cans witnessed history as the first woman ever was nominated as a presidential candidate by a major political party. America also saw her lose, and for many, it was all hell breaking loose. Never mind the apparent misogynist who was he...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 10

…M y father jumped out of his seat the moment I entered the living room. With a glowing smile, he proudly announced that he had finished register- ing to vote for the upcoming presidential election. Each day that followed, whenever I trekked to the mailbox and dropped our mail on the table, he would shuffle through the array of letters, hoping to find his absentee ballot. My father became a United States citizen approximatel...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 11

…E very morning I wake up and realize that we’re one day closer to the gen- eral election on Nov. 3. Whether it be from a New York Times notification or a new mark on my calendar, the start to each morning feels like a ticking time bomb. With each con- scious realization of Election Day’s proximity comes an unavoidable pit of anxiety. This un- easiness is not foreign to me; in fact, it’s a feeling that I’ve felt before — four year...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 12

…W hen it comes to voting and elections the most common question any- one gets is: Who are you voting for? Yet, reading the breaking news head- lines every morning, watching the Climate Clock in New York City tick, hearing of Justice Ruth Bader Gins- burg’s death or living through the on- going COVID-19 pandemic, I am re- minded of the importance of using my vote as a means of advocacy and voice in this election. While fil...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 13

…statement The long, stressful wait for Nov. 3 I can’t stop listening to the news. I can’t stop reading the news. I can’t stop thinking about the news. Elec- tion Day is Nov. 3, and consuming any type of media about the dreaded date sends me spiraling into cycles of fear and doubt. Though the news causes me anxiety, I feel a responsibility to keep myself informed about the happenings of the world around us. However, with each h...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 14

…14 — Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ‘We’re all just really excited to exercise our right’: Athletes registering to vote Vote. A four letter word and a simple action, yet one with a lot of power behind it. But in America, it is an action that is often neglected. In 2016, only 55.7% of eligible people turned out to vote, a number bested by 26 other developed democratic countries. It wasn’t...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 15

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 15 MINNEAPOLIS — There were 10 months of alternating hope and despair, and at the end of it, there was a swarm of white jerseys in a barren stadium in Minneapolis, congregating on the 20-yard line to celebrate a season-opening victory. That was the scene Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium, closed to all but 589 family and friends due to the COVID-19 pandem...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 16

…16 — Wednesday, October 28, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com puzzle by sudokusnydictation.com By Frank Virzi ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 10/28/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 10/28/20 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 ACROSS 1 Word with support or enemy 5 Dance wildly 9 Miller’s salesman 14 Princess loved by Hercu...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 17 YOUR WEEKLY ARIES The Full Moon urges gratitude for what you already have, rather than what you would like to have. With Venus shifting into your love zone too, Aries, it’s the obvious time to show your sweetheart how much you care for them. AQUARIUS GEMINI Venus arrives in your dating zone, Gemini, but the Full Moon shines from the most private part...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 18

…In the coming week, Bengali Hindus around the world will begin Durga Puja celebrations. Durga Puja is an auspicious period where we offer our devo- tion to Maa Durga, the Mother Goddess. Durga exemplifies strength and victory as the slay- er of the demon Mahishasura. The days are filled with light and laughter, religious rituals and, of course, a million differ- ent types of sweets and food. We worship our Maa Durga because of h...…

October 28, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 5) • Page Image 19

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 19 FILM REVIEW TV REVIEW Review: ‘The Chicago Seven’ ‘Someone has to die’ is compelling On the night of Aug. 15, 2020, a Black Lives Matter protest marched through downtown Chicago. Hordes of police officers descended upon them, encircling small groups of people in a process known as “kettling.” They sprayed eyes with tear gas, beat limbs with batons and...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, October 28, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Washout Michigan makes statement in 45-14 beatdown of No. 8 Notre Dame, stomping the Fighting Irish in rain-soaked night. » Page 1B Read more at MichiganDaily.com The University of Michigan held a groundbreaking for its new $920-million-dollar hospital on Friday, featuring remarks from University President Mark S...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 2

…“They are going to schools where their teachers are forced to work two or three jobs just to make a living. I don’t think it is too much to ask that in the wealthiest country in the history of the world we pay our teachers a living salary.” In her introduction of Sanders, Tlaib also touched on the struggles of metro Detroit-area voters, particularly relating to racial or wealth discrimination by insurance companies ...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 3

…As my 3-hour seminar on Modern Middle East history came to an end, a classmate approached me about some comments I made in class. Of course, nothing about that was inherently unusual. What made the encounter memorable was that she chose to address me in my native tongue, Arabic. After fumbling with my words in conversation, I explained to her that I’m not used to speaking my language here. Maybe back in Jeddah, the city I grew ...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Monday, October 28, 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 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, October 28, 2019 — 5A If there has been a name to know in architecture in the last decade, it’s Zaha Hadid. Though she won the Pritzker — the Pulitzer Prize for architecture — in 2004, her most significant works have only cropped up in the last few years, even since her passing away in 2016. Last Tuesday, Satoshi Ohashi, Director of Zaha Hadid China, visited Taubman College’s spacious ...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 6

…6A — Monday, October 28, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com By Craig Stowe ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 10/28/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 10/28/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 ACROSS 1 Gives in to gravity 5 Annoying little kids 9 Hunter’s plastic duck, e.g...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 7

…Alec Cohen / Daily Design by Jack Silberman Cesar Ruiz heard the question, then he cracked a smile. Do you guys feel like you wrote a memorable chapter in this rivalry tonight? The junior center responded immediately: “Um, yes.” Last week, Michigan got its second loss at Penn State, effectively ending any hopes of a Big Ten championship and the College Football Playoff. In the days leading up to the Wolverines’ matchup ...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 8

…2B — October 28, 2019 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com W hen a stoic Nick Eubanks stood at the podium after a defac- ing 35-14 loss at Wisconsin, his assessment was frank. “It’s up to us to find an identity,” Eubanks said then. “We got a game com- ing up next Saturday. We gotta find it quick.” Up to that point — a game in which Michigan mustered next to nothing until the depths of garbage time — the Wolveri...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday October 28, 2019 — 3B Run game does what it’s good at, sees payoff Ed Warinner has two kinds of outside zones built into his run game. One is, essentially, the base outside zone you see everywhere. Everyone shuffles in one direction and takes the man in front of them. The only difference is, there’s a fly sweep attached, to get the defense moving the other way. The other, what he ...…

October 28, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 18) • Page Image 10

…4B — October 28, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday KALAMAZOO — All it took was five minutes for Western Michigan to dictate a game. Five minutes to set the pace. Five to dominate the ice. Five minutes to create a lead the Michigan hockey team would spend the remaining 55 trying to overcome, ultimately to no avail. “From faceoff to forecheck, to getting pucks out, to getting pucks to the net, to getting pucks t...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 1

…There are five Ann Arbor City Council positions up for re-election this November, but Ward 5 on the city’s northwest side is the only contested race. Incumbent Councilmember Chuck Warpehoski (D), who has served four years on City Council, is running against political newcomer David Silkworth (I), an insurance claim representative for homeowners and businesses. In the August Democratic primary election, Warpehoski defeated...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 2

…scripture that she said Muslims believe predetermine the patriarchal relations between men and women in the culture. She reads the Quran “as a liberty text” for women. “This isn’t to say that the Quran doesn’t speak of women and men; it is only to point out that the Quran does not say that one is superior to another,” Barlas said. “For example, there are no voices that define women in terms of female attributes that are uniqu...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 3

…Drawing the line: Which side will you choose? President Schlissel, the Board of Regents, and the Administration of the University of Michigan: The University has continuously shown its allegiance and dedication to “defend” the right to freedom of speech, but fails at providing and promising safety for students of color. The safety of students should not come as an afterthought; it should be a priority. The active stance that the ...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 4

…W ith Halloween fast approaching, so comes the narrative of costumes stained with cultural appropriation and racism. Yes, there are posters hung across the University of Michigan to say costumes like these are wrong, but there still are ignorant people who will choose to sport blackface or insensitive garb that incorrectly represents a culture of people. We’ll see it on the streets on our way to part...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, October 28, 2016 — 5 BBC AMERICA The hound of the Baskervilles From the pages of Douglas Adams, author of “The Hitch- hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” comes a quirky television series that plays off of the ages-old trope of an intelligent, yet socially awk- ward detective who solves crimes for a living. This setup is not out- side of the BBC’s domain, as the network ...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Arafat’s successor 6 City near Yorba Linda 10 Brief responses to common concerns 14 Composer of a seven-movement work that excludes Earth 15 Tach count 16 “... even now / __ myself to thy direction”: “Macbeth” 17 “What’s My Line?” comedian’s craft brewery? 19 Sail support 20 R.E.M.’s “The __ Love” 21 Heifetz’s teacher 22 Present 23 Pop diva’s fruit stand? 27 City of nort...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Friday, October 28, 2016 — 7 T E A M S T A T S MICH OPP Points/Game 48.7 10.0 First Downs/Game 23.9 10.6 Rush Yards/Game 257.1 96.0 Yards/Rush 5.5 2.9 Rushing TDs 28 2 Passing Yards/Game 225.9 111.0 Completion % 63.9% 40.9% Yards/Pass 7.8 4.7 Passing TDs 14 6 Interceptions 2 7 Offensive Plays/Game 75.9 56.4 Total Offense 483.0 207.0 3rd-down Conversions 48.5% 13.0% 4th-down...…

October 28, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 18) • Page Image 8

…8 — Friday, October 28, 2016 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wolverines seek to remedy offensive woes It was back to basics this week in practice for the No. 11 Michigan hockey team. The Wolverines (3-1-1) escaped last Saturday’s game against Michigan Tech with a tie despite being outplayed and outshot by the Huskies, 45-18. As Michigan prepared for a road series against Vermont and Dartmouth this upcoming weeke...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, October 28, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM The Personal Statement Issue » INSIDE let’s get personal Nutrition, food security and fair trade featured in short lectures By ANNA HARITOS Daily Staff Reporter The University’s Sustainable Food Systems Initiative hosted 10 bite-sized talks Tuesday night on topics related to food and agriculture. The seco...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 2

…and with their hands, people connect with food. “Just think about what you have to know to grow a crop, the land, the weather, the markets,” he said. “A lot of that knowledge is not from food study or data it is from the very feel of the land. Maybe the increased interest in food that we feel more human when we engage with food.” University Lecturer Margot Finn discussed the connection between fast food and social class. During...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 3

…every morning in mortal fear that some well-funded, crazy extreme candidate in their own party is going to run against them in the primary, so they alter their voting patterns and they are less likely to cooperate with the other side,” Frost said. The duo suggested that a law requiring states to appoint non- partisan district commissions would mitigate the current polarization in Congress. “That would help, and you wouldn’t have...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • 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....…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, October 28, 2015 — 5A Breaking gender roles in ‘Caesar’ Shakespeare classic comes to Ann Arbor Civic Theatre By BAILEY KADIAN Daily Arts Writer A conspiracy to kill the lead- er of Rome by stabbing him 33 times involves deceit, vio- lence and a power- ful pursuit towards reforming the state. It involves blood- shed by the hands of those who crave political ...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Political statistician Silver 5 Sell for 9 Learn 13 Lacking company 15 “__ way!” 16 Indian mausoleum city 17 Dodge Chargers, e.g. 19 Doesn’t keep 20 Rescue squad pro 21 Gerald of Tara 22 Vision-related 23 Take __ the waist 25 Hyundai’s home 27 House of Henry VIII 29 Camera named for a Greek goddess 30 One of the Canaries: Abbr. 31 Cyber Monday events 33 Previously 34 Back...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Wednesday, October 28, 2015 — 7A Wolverines fall in ITA quarterfinals Michigan finishes on Sunday with no semifinal berths By RILEY NELSON For the Daily The Michigan men’s tennis team made its way to South Bend, Ind., on Thursday to compete in the ITA Midwest Regional Championships. And while the Wolverines ended their run on Sunday, failing to make it past the quarterfin...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Choi, Peters help ‘M’ finish fourth By BILLY STAMPFL For the Daily It was a record-setting performance for the Michigan women’s golf team, which finished tied for fourth place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown on Tuesday. The Wolverines shot a school- record 275 (-13) in the first round, and junior Grace Choi soared in the second round — tyi...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 10

…2B Magazine Editor: Ian DIllingham Deputy Editor: Natalie Gadbois Design Editor: Jake Wellins Photo Editor: Luna Anna Archey Illustrator: Megan Mulholland Maggie Miller Editor in Chief: Jennifer Calfas Managing Editor: Lev Facher Copy Editors: Hannah Bates Laura Schinagle Emma Sutherland THE statement Wednesday, October 28, 2015 // The Statement COVER BY LUNA ANNA ARCHEY “ All you need is a blonde, beer, and a love sto...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 11

…3B Wednesday, October 28, 2015 // The Statement The weight of bubbles and boxes by Anisha Nandi, Daily Staff Reporter I sat beneath the weight of a three-letter acronym and I felt unknown. For all the countless hours spent to mold and mend my mind into standardized testing, I had no answer for the very first question in the crisp, white booklet in front of me. I fidgeted as the clock ticked deafeningly. I see the physical boxes on ...…

October 28, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 20) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, October 28, 2015 // The Statement 4B Wednesday, October 28, 2015 // The Statement 5B I dreaded my twelfth birthday. I was panicked — I wasn’t ready for this. I tried to skew the details to my advantage: really, I’d been six and a half when she died. So double that would be … thirteen. Whew. One more year until I had lived half of my life without her. I did a quick mental check, listing off the facts. I always wanted ...…

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