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May 29, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 142) • Page Image 1

…NEWS One thing at a time Experts say that while most students believe they can suc- cessfully complete a variety of activities at one time, the stress multitasking places on the brain lowers productivity. See page 2. OPINION From the Daily: Passing the buck Just when you thought Michi- gan's lawmakers couldn't get any more incompetent, ttsey passed a budget on Friday that endangers the state's onlyvaluable resource: its universities. Instead o...…

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…2 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Multitasking impairs productivity By SARAH SALA Marois published a study in For the Daily December 2006 that located regions where signals jam in the brain when When LSA Junior Jessica Crayne a person tries to do too many things writes a paper, she also divides her at once. attention between websites like In the study, Marois shortened MySpace and Facebook and plays the time bet...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 TEXTBOOKS From page 1 gan Student Assembly approached him with student concerns over textbook prices, said MSA Vice President Mohammad Dar, who is also a member of the taskforce. "This is a real victory," said Monts. "It's a real les- son to students - it's been their persistence to resolve these issues that got this carried out." Monts said several University deans and faculty m...…

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…4 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C e Midiigan Bailj Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED GARY GRACA EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustra- tions represent solely the views of their authors. ...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 5 GARY GRACA EMMARIE HUETTEMAN A two-party problem Our doped-up society When Jesse Ventura ran for governor of Min- nesota in 1998, he cam- paigned with one simple message: "Retaliate in '98." Part of that slo- gan was a playful take on his pro- wrestling career as A third party Jesse "The p Body" Ven- could be just tura. But what the that slogan was also a state needs. battle cry...…

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…8 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com 734-763-0379 Hey, do you think they'll notice that even with a production budget of $300 million, our super awesome CGI background consists of cheap photo studio wallpaper? An empty treasure chest CONCERT PREVIEW Dinosaur Jr. Escapes Extinction By DEREK BARBER Daily Arts Writer Dinosaur Jr. - the prognostica- tors of prog-punk-pop - will be at the Blin...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 9 STUDENT LOANS Rising debt for grads Stu C Univ aspires enthoo zation non-pr But self to one ma $60,00 Acc the Pr for gra has inc the pas inflatio college about * versity $22,312 Stor said th ciated Ann A ing in Amo ing to parent cially, associa Financ Rod reflect cy with when parent plans ing the KEGS From ter ba deposi beer it Qua than f lesser new le deposi barrel A qu costs ...…

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…10 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Teacher and student share the stage University duo featured in operatic take of Shakespearean classic in Detroit By MAUREEN SULLIVAN DailyArts Writer Associate music professor, Ste- phen Lusmann, began his career as an opera singer in ayoung artist pro- gram in Cincinnati. He played the role of Gregario, a Capulet servant Gounod's in the Gounod's Gloriously famed French T opera...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 ARTS IN BRIEF FILM Verhoeven redeems himself with evocative epic "Black Book" The Michigan Theater Sony Pictures Classics Though Paul Verhoeven ("Hol- low Man") holds a place in his- tory as the first person to accept a Razzie - the anti-Academy Award given for exceptionally egregious achievements in film - in person, he finally proves he is capable of being a posi- tive cinema...…

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…12 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BARBER From page 8 iously kicked out of the band, the bassist pursued his side-project Sebadoh while Mascis kept the band name and continued to tour and release records until 1997. As a result, many fans suspected there was a Barlow-sized hole that would never be filled. But time heals. Although it may have taken Dinosaur Jr. nearly two decades to resurrect, tour and release Bey...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 | The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com sports@michigandailycom 734-764-8585 'M'-Nine backs into NCAA Tournament By COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily Sports Writer It was the sixth inning of the Michigan baseball team's must-win second game in PENN STATE 6 the Big MICHIGAN 5 Ten Tour- OHIOSTATE 4 nament, MICHIGAN 2 the Wol- verines less than 15 hours removed from a 4-2 first-game loss Thursday to sixth-seed Ohio State. With a ma...…

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…14 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Blue's inconsistency keeps it from WCWS By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN On Softball WACO, Texas - Wow. The Michigan softball team was done for after just one inning in its Super Regional against Baylor. The game was over when the second batter of the game, Kirsten Shortridge, sent one to the U-Haul trucks beyond the fence in right- field, putting Baylor up 2-0. Freshman Nikki Nemitz had ...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 As NCAA Tournament begins, Michigan struggles with runners on base By ANDY REID ever, Michigan's offense had a good Daily Sports Writer weekend at the plate. Just two teams (Ohio State and Minnesota) tallied Nearly 1,700 excited people more hits in their first two tourna- jammed into The Fish Friday night ment games than the Wolverines. as Michigan baseball fever swept "It wasn...…

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…1 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com I 4 EXPERIENCE HOW WAS MEANT TO BE SEEN, HEARD AND FELT! International Recording Artist 5 shows in 3 days' arday Saturday Jan Thursday 7:00pm $30.00 Friday and Saturday 8:00pm and 10:00pm $40.00 4 Keiko Matsui -An icon of contemporary and new-age jazz -Her playing is introspective and elegant, yet pulsates with power, while boldly blending Western and Eastern musical influen...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 1

…S: 76-DAILY LASSIFIED: 764-0557 wwmichlgandaily.com EMMEMER Tu One hundred ten cears of editoril reedom May esday 29, 2001 AMNto conene C¢V ri (S Maria Sprow News Eitor Civil rights issues are poised to take a front seat his weekend as a group of affirmative action sup- orters prepares to lead what it calls a national stu- ent movement but what others define as a eft-wing extremist operation. Students from around the country are to ar...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 29, 2001 CONFERENCE Continued from Page 1 an appearance during the conference, it is still unknown if and when he will arrive. BAMN members said the most likely day for Jackson to come is Friday, when there will be a noon rally on the Diag. Friday is also the day when students from various high schools, including Cass Techni- cal High School in Detroit and Thurgood Marshall Academic High School in San Fra...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2001- The Michigan Daily - 3 sCientists, frtists join oarces 1in 3onferenCe Amelia Levin e Dajly What does physics have to do with t? Everything, as shown by a recent llaboration between physicists and :hool of Art and Design professionals. The works produced, ranging from intings to panels and woven pieces, tre commissioned for the "Spacetime rt" exhibit, held in conjunction with st week's "Space Odyssey: 2001" augural conf...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily -- Tuesday, May 29, 2001 Edited and managed by JACQUELYN NIXON AUBREY HENRETTY Students at the *ACE Yn CIef AE Yr PgEditor University of Michigan Editor in Chief Editorial Page Editor Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion ofth 420 Maynard Street majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other articles, lettersaan SAnn Arbor, Ml 48109 cartoons donot necessarily reflect the opinion of The-Michi...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2001 - The Michigan Daily -5 The waiting is the hardest part still hurts to think about last sum- respect. They laugh at all your jokes. Smer: The dimly lit building, the They pretend to be sorry you didn't like moke, the alcohol. It was so impor- the soup. They treat you like royalty. Tell tant to smilgpretty, to act like I enjoyed you to have a good night. Say that your the insults and the greasy 53-year-old children - who ...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 6

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… Tuesday, May 29, 2001- The Michigan Daily - 7 IIIDSUMMER ntinued from Page 1 "I hope that seeing this play in the Arb make an impression on their minds that when they come back to the Arb, y'll be looking for fairies in the bush- and the magic of the play will change way they see the Arb," Mendeloff d. Inger Schultz, director of develop- ent and external relations for the Arb, praised Menideloff.'s work on the play. "She really views the ...…

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… I 8 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 29, 2001 Se"less Michigan's new QB draws on his South African mission and By Steve Jacksonu Daily Sports Editor e township of Umlazi, South Africa will not soon forget the words and actions of one Michi- gan quarterback. It was day one with members of the Zulu tribe, and for Spencer Brinton it would prove to be his strongest memory of his Mormon mission to South Africa. Brinton noticed one family tha...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2001- The Michigan Daily - 9 The Brinton file: leight: 6'5" Weight: 220 pounds Position: Quarterback Hometown: Hemet, California TemeculaValley High School) Family: Father Merrill, mother Kalle, older sister Rachael (Graduate student at the University's School of Social Work), older sister Emily, twin older sisters Sarah and Rebecca, and younger sister Eliza (unior at BrighamA oung University), San Diego State: Won 4-of-6 gam...…

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…10 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 29, 2001 BUILDING Continued from Page 1 Howard Frehsee, who owns the build- ing through H & K State Street Devel- opers LLC, said the development is consistent with the city's goals and the proposed height is necessary to cover tie expense of construction. "Had we only been able to build six stories, this project would have crashed and burned," he said. Frehsee said he understands the bene- fits of pre...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 11

… Music at the Pig ... Past-punk pop quartet The FaintplayThe Blind Pig Suidy at 8:30 pim. $8 it the door tichigandaily.com/arts ARTS TUESDAY MAY 29, 2001 11 MUST-SEE MOVIE TUESDAY Shrek: High tech, low dreck 77 By Lyle Henretty Daily Arts Writer Basically, "Shrek" is an energetic, beautifully animated, funny, swift kick aimed solely at Disney's crotch. After nursing that particular appendage, Disney CEO Michael Eisner had better tend to ...…

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…12 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 29, 2001 A RT S HARBOR Continued from Page 11 "Pearl Harbor" the love complicationy among Rafe, Danny and Evelyn (Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett and Kate Beck- insale, respectively) is ineffectual. The more compelling connection is the friendship between Rafe and Danny. "Pearl Harbor" ends up doing a lot more storytelling than showing. Instead of witnessing interactions on the big screen, you only hear abou...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 13

… Cuddle up to Jha'sF Blue Bedspread' ARTS Tuesday, May 29, 2001- The MichiganDaily- 13 Hip-Hop acts hit Detroit music festival y Usa Rait wily Arts Editor The blue bedspread that inspired this el's title may not be one you want to die up with on a cold, lonely winter's ight. The bedspread symbolizes many things to this MOWnovel's nameless t narrator: Comfort, security and love, The Blue to name a few. Bedspread This bedspread is Raj Kamal J...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 14

…Online Poll Which women's team will be the first to win a championship? A) Crew B) Softball C) Gymnastics D) Field Hockey E) other michigandaily.com/sports ezf£tlwu titU TUESDAY MAY 29, 2001 B'lue drops two By Jeff Phiips Daily Spors Writer Oklahoma City, Okla. - In Michigan's first game of the Women's College World Series, it was its offense that failed as it was unable to score one run in its 2-0 loss to Oklahoma. In the second game, it ...…

May 29, 2001 (vol. 116, iss. 122) • Page Image 15

…Tuesdav. Mav 29, 2001 - The Michigan Dailv - 1 I MLH4N I IT A' A-If &-WWA. - IIIV IV114(116QII 6/QIIY L'a P Vichigan recruit breaks 36-year- Bailey is '4igible for ld hih school record in mile Mhig basketball EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Alan lebb was such a hot commodity, the trong of fans who surrounded him >r more than an hour didn't even otice superstar Marion Jones walk- ig by. fter his incredible race at the Pre- taine Classic track meet, We...…

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