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September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 1

…Content warning: Sexual assault More than one hundred protesters gathered outside the Postma Family Clubhouse at the University of Michigan Golf Course Sept. 23, where the Board of Regents were meeting in person for the first time since March 2020. The crowd protested the University’s handling of allegations of sexual abuse against late University athletic doctor Robert Anderson and demanded stronger accountabil...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 2

…The President of Latvia, his Excel- lency Egils Levits, discussed several key issues regarding foreign and domestic policy at an event hosted by the Uni- versity of Michigan Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia and the University of Michigan Law School on Sept. 23. The talk included Geneviève Zubrzycki, WCEE director and profes- sor of sociology, and Daniel Halbers- tam, Eric Stein Collegiate Professor of Law and director of the ...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 3

…The University of Michigan announced a finalized sexual and gender-based misconduct policy on Thursday that includes more concrete definitions of misconduct, clarifies ways to report misconduct and out- lines procedures for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct allega- tions. This policy replaces the interim umbrella policy, Standard Practice Guide and other related policies that were instituted in August 2020. The new po...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 4

…The pains of sharing a photo on Instagram are almost never ending. A pimple too big, a filter too “cheugy” and a smile too large can all be deemed a final flaw. Even after finding the right photo, there is still the aesthetic to consider — pulling and twisting a photo you love to fit into the dollhouse that is your profile page. This pre-post step is mandatory: You have to clean up the clutter in an image, so it can perfectly occupy...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 5

…Picture this: a lazy Monday afternoon. I’m sitting on my couch in the 100 degree weather of Mumbai, India, scrolling through Twitter. Now, every few days, I’ll see the occasional insightful Tweet, but none stuck with me quite like this one: “Gen Z will drink one medium caramel latte, not eat a single thing till 4 p.m., verbally abuse a racist, crack a joke about their mental health and pick up a tear gas canister with their b...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 6

…Over the course of the past year, local and state governments have urgently declared racism as a public health crisis. On Aug. 5, 2020, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive directive to this end and created the Black Leadership Advisory Council as an advisory capacity to develop and direct racially equitable policies and actions in Michigan. These declarations were long overdue, and both the COVID-19 pandemic and the surge in ...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 7

…At twilight, when the fulgent glow of the setting sun flickers with fleeting fatality, I often find solace in setting out, stride by stride, for a nice evening walk. It’s a wander of wonder. Sunsets, after all, in their evocation of quiet contemplation of celestial creation, alter our sense of time, making us meditate on meaning, prompting us to ponder our plight, as the night falls and the death of the day is at bay. Walking, for...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 8

…7-Opinion O ver the last few decades, climate change and pollution have become an ever-increasing cause of concern due to the threats they pose, be it floods, hurricanes, habitat destruction or any number of natural disasters. Due to this increasing concern, there’s been a huge push for individuals to cut down on their personal impact. This can be seen everywhere with initiatives like Save the Turtles, the increasing populari...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 9

… Consulting is huge at Michigan — the job prospect is so popular and widespread that it’s even designated its own season. From August to November, a large section of the student body is busy sending out their resumes, getting in touch with alumni and practicing for interviews. When recruiters from major firms hold events on campus — most commonly in the Ross School of Business or Blau Hall (the University of Michigan’s premie...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 10

…On Saturday, the Michigan football team’s offense limped through a scoreless second half against Rutgers. While the Scarlet Knights stymied the Wolverines’ rushing attack, junior quarterback Cade McNamara wilted, throwing for just seven yards across the final two quarters. Still, two days later, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh offered a positive review of McNamara’s performance. “For the most part, I thought he was pretty darn g...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, September 29, 2021 — 11 Front row improvements spur Michigan past Michigan State The No. 18 Michigan women’s soccer team found itself in a place it has been three times this season: tied at the end of regulation. The Wolverines (7-1-2 overall, 1-0-1 Big Ten) battled Wisconsin (7-1-3, 2-0-1) for 90 minutes, but staunch defense and limited offensive opportunities on bo...…

September 29, 2021 (vol. 131, iss. 52) • Page Image 12

…2-News 12 — Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Ad The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association and used under license. Low Cash Mode is a service mark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Virtual Wallet Student is a registered trademark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Bank deposit products and services provided by PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC ©2021 Th...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 1

…Nikole Hannah-Jones, domestic correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and creator of the NYT 1619 Project, compared slavery to the red pill in the movie, “The Matrix.” As Hannah- Jones described it, the legacy of slavery in America is “the coding and the architecture of everything that we see, and we have been allowing this country to pretend that slavery is marginal to the American story.” Tuesday night, The Wallace Hou...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 2

…With Ann Arbor rent prices skyrocketing and student voter turnout flatlining, the University of Michigan Central Student Government met Tuesday night in the Michigan Union to pass resolutions to renew a taskforce researching a student tenants union and to discuss CSG and national election reform. Because Ann Arbor rent has increased at a yearly rate of nearly 16 percent, the Assembly passed a resolution reauthorizing ...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 3

…Engineering sophomore Carla Voigt, the University’s liaison to the ABTS, said the passage of the proposal aligns with CSG’s past actions. “We really just wanted to get the other Big Ten schools to be a part of the same thing that we were investigating, pulling out of investments in fossil fuel industries,” Voigt said. “It’s not unlike claims that we have made in the past or actions that we have done, like when we divested from th...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 4

…I n Rick Santorum, Sean Duffy and every other commentator on cable news, there is a politician. More importantly, there is content. The outrage cycle is just a part of that content, and as long as there is more content, everyone is happy. Duffy, formerly of “The Real World” fame, was elected as part of the 2010 Tea Party wave to Congress, where he remained for almost ten years until resigning in September of 2019. After, he op...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, January 29, 2020 — 5A Unchained to curating a group of songs into an album, Shelton can release whatever he wants, whenever he wants. For better or for worse, it seems like we won’t be getting any new Blake Shelton albums for a long time … or maybe ever. Whether that possibility bums you out or makes you sigh in relief — keep in mind that Shelton isn’t going anywhere. In a...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 6

…6A — Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com WHISPER SUBMIT A WHISPER By John Guzzetta ©2020 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 01/29/20 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 01/29/20 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 ACROSS 1 Like much desert terrain 5 Constructed 10 Modeling material 14 Latina toon explorer 15 Bay of Beng...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, January 29, 2020 — 7A Johnson, Hillmon adding leadership On Sunday, the Michigan women’s basketball team desperately needed a win against Rutgers to get its season back on track. Putting up a career-high 24 points and 11 rebounds, senior guard Akienreh Johnson stepped up with her first career double- double to help the Wolverines win, 71-57. Her performance was even more ...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Win-coln, Nebraska LINCOLN — It was decidedly different from the Michigan lineup that’s showed up most of this season, and decidedly different from the fast-paced, physical style of play that has become a trademark of the Wolverines this season. Still, though, it was a win. And on Tuesday in Lincoln, when Michigan came in looking to snap a disheartening ...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 10

…Wednesday, January 29, 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 G rowing up in the late 2000s, the best six days of the year were when my American...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 11

…I ’ve recently noticed that when I talk to someone I’m just getting to know — a new classmate or coworker — and I tell a story that involves my boyfriend, I’ll refer to him as “one of my friends” or “this one guy.” It’s funny, and I feel a little strange after I say it, but it’s as if there’s a standard I can’t defy. This elusive standard keeps me in line with the expectation for young college women: Don’t appear too tied down, over...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 12

…I n May of 2019, I sat staring at my reflection in a small rectangular mirror. I pulled my hair back tightly, entangling my fingers within locks of hair. Staring at my complexion I saw a round, egg-shaped face and pale pink lips that were cracked from unseasonably cold weather. I ran my hands through my hair, letting it fall to my shoulders. Some intertwined pieces coiled around one another forming knots. I laughed at the knots. It...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 13

…Wednesday, January 29, 2020 // The Statement 6B What’s with the crows? I t’s late. You’re walking home from somewhere on campus, maybe Mason Hall or the Michigan League. Walking through the cold, wintery night air, you hear drops on the ground and movements in the trees. You look up and see dozens — even hundreds — of American black crows peppering the branches. You bolt, hearing more drops, while covering your head and ducking. If...…

January 29, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 56) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Wednesday, January 29, 2020 // The Statement 7B I n a past life, I ran. For all four years of high school, I was a member of the junior varsity cross country team, having joined on a mandate from my mom: I had to do a sport in high school to keep busy, be healthy and stay “socially stimulated.” Ball sports were an automatic no for someone like me, who’d been hit in the face with a baske...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 1

…Officials at the ACT — a college admissions test taken by more than 1.9 million students each year — announced a policy change earlier this month that will allow students to retake single sections of the five-part test rather than having to sit for the entire exam in hopes of improving their score. Typically, the test takes about three hours to complete. In an email to The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan spokesperson Rick ...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 2

…On Monday evening, the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies organized a lecture titled “Hegemon Risen: Turkey’s Emergence as an Independent Authoritarian State” with support from the Donia Human Rights Center, the University of Michigan Department of History, the Michigan War Studies Group and the International Institute. The audience consisted of about 50 people, both students and professors. Michael Hickok, an FBI ...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 3

…According to the ACT website, students can take the test up to twelve times, though the majority of students take it no more than twice. The test comes with a price tag of $68, or $52 without the writing section, though there are fee waivers available. There is no set price for the individual sections yet, but ACT officials expect it to be cheaper than the price to retake the test in full, the New York Times reported. For some...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Tuesday, October 29, 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 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — 5 Fall came on my birthday this year. Not officially, and not according to the seemingly arbitrary “first day of fall” that our calendars mark every year. On that official day, the high was 82 degrees. Given my unconventional love for cold weather, this sequence of events seriously depressed me. There was not a golden leaf in sight, and I was sweating on my way home...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com HELP WANTED By Chase Dittrich ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 10/29/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 10/29/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 ACROSS 1 Rogues 5 Is without 10 Possesses 14 Rose’s Broadway love 15 Copier brand 16 Game with cues and balls 17 Social event with costum...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, October 29, 2019 — 7 Sainristil turning hype to production Throughout spring ball, Mike Sainristil’s name had an inescapable presence inside Schembechler Hall. Offensive players praised the three-star freshman receiver. Defensive players said he was terrifying to face. Coaches spoke ad nauseam about his adaption to the college game. “He’s been really good,” said Michigan coa...…

October 29, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 19) • Page Image 8

…8 — Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Partridge, Campanile form friendship in football The year Paramus Catholic High School finally got over the hump, going from four straight losing seasons to a state championship in 1997, the team was full of the kind of players that might not go onto the NFL, but could still elevate everyone around them. It was the kind of season that sparks careers and forg...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents convened Thursday afternoon for the last meeting of the winter 2019 term. Regents Michael Behm (D) and Mark Bernstein (D) were not present but called into the meeting, while Chair Ron Weiser was unable to attend or call in. University President Mark Schlissel began the meeting by addressing the March 16 active shooter scare. He acknowledged that though there was no actual shooter, the...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 2

…On Thursday evening, the LSA Opportunity Hub hosted a workshop in the LSA Building on celebrating your voice at work. About 20 students attended the event, which explored different dialects and the identities they represent in an attempt to answer questions about the roles they play in professional industries. The workshop was the third installment of the Hub’s bigger campaign to engage with identities while pursuing a ca...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 3

…Schlissel then directly addressed points students would be discussing during the public comment portion of the meeting. He first addressed the “dissenting views” surrounding the recently announced felony self-disclosure policy by saying information helps maintain a safe community. Schlissel noted the University already has felony-related information about new employees through background checks, but this policy gives the Unive...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Friday, March 29, 2019 FINNTAN STORER 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. MAYA GOLDMAN Editor in Chief MAGDALENA MIHAYLOVA AND JOEL DANILEWITZ Editorial Page Editors Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of The D...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, March 29, 2019 — 5 Jenny Lewis is indie’s undisputed princess. She has been from the moment she stepped foot on the scene in 1998, and still maintains her position of respect in the genre. Beginning with the popular band Rilo Kiley (we’ve all heard their hit “Silver Lining” a few times) and making her mark on several other groups, Lewis has established herself as a master...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 6

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March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Friday, March 29, 2019 — 7 ‘That’s the way it is’: Sheryl Szady’s fight against the status quo In observance of Women’s History Month, The Daily’s sports section is launching its second annual series aimed at telling the stories of female athletes, coaches and teams at the University from the perspective of the female sports writers on staff. We continue the series with this story from Da...…

March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 8

…8 — Friday, March 29, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ANAHEIM, Calif. — For all the highs of this season, the end wasn’t especially hard to see coming. Back in January, Michigan sat on top of the world. Undefeated. The best start in program history. The driver’s seat in the Big Ten. The driver’s seat for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Maybe the No. 1 overall ranking. Maybe a return trip to the Final Four. ...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 1

…Around 8 p.m. on Monday night, the Michigan Student Power Network created a petition called #UMichColdShoulder demanding the University of Michigan cancel classes. “The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor must close campus during harsh weather conditions - not just in extreme circumstances,” the petition reads. “A refusal to do so is classist and ableist, with disproportionate effects on workers, low income community memb...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 2

…On Monday evening, Carrie Bishop, chief digital services officer for the City and County of San Francisco, spoke on promoting technological change in government at the Ford School of Public Policy. The talk was co-sponsored by the Public Policy School’s Science, Technology and Public Policy program and the School of Information. Bishop moved to San Francisco from the United Kingdom in 2017. Before coming to the U.S., Bis...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 3

…and readily observable.” As such, Teodoro argued if a water system is run by the local government, then it will naturally focus on reducing the price of water to appease residents — a stance that will also inadvertently lead to lower water quality. “The goal of every politician who wants to get re-elected wants to minimize price and maximize quality,” Teodoro said. “However, because of how much more visible prices are than qualit...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Tuesday, January 29, 2019 “ Thank you for sharing,” the class would say in robotic unison. The disgruntled student would then proceed to sit down back in the circle and await the next brave soul to share their feelings aloud with the class. Yes, this was how we spent every Wednesday afternoon in my fourth-grade classroom. Sitting cross-legged on the faded navy...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 5

…The protagonist in Maurice Carlos Ruffin’s novel “We Cast A Shadow” does not have a name. The absence of his name is hardly noticeable throughout the story, except for the first line in which he narrates, “My name doesn’t matter. All you need to know is that I’m a phantom, a figment, a man who was mistaken for waitstaff twice that night.” In many ways, his name really doesn’t matter. It is his experiences as a Black American and a...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 6

…6 — Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com By Frank Virzi ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 01/29/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 01/29/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 ACROSS 1 Tricky road curves 6 Too hasty 10 “Boy, am I dumb!” 13 Bowl over 14 Valpolicella wine brand 15 Suffix with project or percent 16 *Ki...…

January 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 63) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — 7 W ith less than two minutes left in the game, fresh- man forward Naz Hillmon notched a crucial layup to give the Michigan women’s bas- ketball team hope. The bucket cut the Wolver- ines’ deficit against No. 23 Michigan State to just four points. That defi- cit had reached as high as 15 in the third quarter, and thus Michigan’s comeback seemed destined...…

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