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November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 1

…Emotions were high Tuesday as people headed to the polls. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty about what the future may hold, University of Michigan students voting in Ann Arbor reported feeling that their voices matter now more than ever. Despite pushes for voters to use absentee and vote-by-mail avenues, some students said they preferred to vote in person. Michigan election law changed drastically in 2018 ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • 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@...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 3 More than 50 people proudly wearing “I voted early” and Biden- Harris stickers congregated in front of the Electrical Workers Local 252 building in Ann Arbor to hear from Doug Emhoff, the husband of Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential candidate. The stop was one of two in Michigan on Sunday for Emhoff, who was in town to launch a canvassing event....…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 4

…Should we do this again? University of Michigan students and administrators are asking that exact question about the current hybrid semester ahead of the upcoming decision on whether to bring students back to campus in the winter semester. Unlike the decision on the fall semester, which was announced in June during a state and nationwide lull in COVID-19 cases, the pandemic is headed in the wrong direction. The United States ju...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 5

…The ideal vacation, Paris, remains a special place for many aching for a life of romance, buttery croissants and artful architecture. The French language seen as poet- ry, the streets of France idealized and the air romanticized as every- one hopes to become entranced by Paris and France’s overall allure. Emily in Paris is the embodiment of that glamorization as Netflix’s carefree dramatic comedy stars Lily Collins as an American ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 6

…When you look at this image, what do you see? Do you see the large animal-like figure that is front and center? The uncivi- lized behavior portrayed by the figure? What about the small innocent-like characters in the back? The presence of all these factors makes this image the definition of the destruc- tion that arises from the pres- ence of any implicit bias held in society, and in particular, the Angry Black woman ste- reotype. Th...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 7

…Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 7 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Opinion YOUR WEEKLY ARIES If you can keep calm in the face of provocation, Aries, his can be an exceptional week for your career. Teamwork shows you in a good light, so don’t neglect your colleagues. It’s not always about going it alone or being top dog. AQUARIUS GEMINI Allow yourself to listen to your inner instincts. Your intuition is strong, and your mind ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 8

…Opinion JENNA SCHEEN | CONTACT CARTOONIST AT JSCHEEN@UMICH.EDU Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 8 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com A fter the stay-in-place order went into effect Oct. 20, the University of Michigan made the New York Times. The “Leaders and Best” had contributed to a full-on outbreak of COVID- 19 in Washtenaw County, and the undergraduate students were potentially to blame. University President Mark Schlisse...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 9

…W eight Stigma Awareness Week happened recently, and its call for everyone, not just those in larger bodies, to understand why weight stigma is important moved me to use this platform to portray the issue. And what better example of how weight stigma has hurt those in larger bodies than its infiltration into the COVID-19 risk factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has asserted that people categorized as “obese...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 10

…10 — Wednesday, November 4 , 2020 the b-side The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com THE B-SIDE: COMFORT The reasons that we’re still watching television They put TVs in hospital rooms. You don’t think twice about it while you’re there, probably because you’re distracted by whatever reason you’re there in the first place. The wall-mounted, boxy television set perches in the corner of a bare room reeking of antiseptic and bodily fl...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 11

…Arts Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 11 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com When I describe myself as being “extremely online” to my friends, they usually agree — they too love memes and spend hours on Twitter. Trying to clarify what I mean gets messy. It usually turns into some form of me reciting my own version of Bane’s quote from “The Dark Knight Rises”: “You merely adopted the internet; I was born in it, molded by it.” If I wa...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 12

…Arts michigandaily.com — The Michigan Daily 12 — Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Why my mom can’t stop rewatching TV’s ‘Friends’ My mom has watched “Friends” start to finish so many times that everyone in my family has lost count. She’s on an agonizingly slow journey to recovery from a stroke a few years ago that has left her without energy to do very much other than watch TV most days. This year I’m pretty sure I saw her blast th...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 13

…I n the fall of 2017, I stood nervously in front of the printers in Hatcher Graduate Library, observing the passersby and waiting for a hundred cop- ies of full-sheet fliers to print out. Amo, Cole and I — the three founding members of the University of Michigan’s first free speech advocacy group, Michigan Open Discourse — had written and designed these fliers for distribution across cam- pus. On them in big, bold, capitalized let- t...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 14

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 14 — Wednesday, November 4, 2020 statement G aoyuan Liu’s suggestion to compare answers was reject- ed outright after a difficult math exam. “Don’t involute yourself,” her classmates told her. Gaoyuan Liu, an LSA transfer student who then studied at one of the most prestigious universities in China, never felt the ubiquitous presence of the word “involution” in her and her peers’ lives...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 15

…L egend says a posse of so- rority girls today looks like this: designer ten- nis shoes, various shades of hon- ey-highlighted hair, a cluster of pastel-toned sweatshirts, and the quintessential sweatpants don- ning their sorority letters. While the American soror- ity system initially positioned itself as an emblem of tradition and female “excellence” when it originated over a century ago, it has since been held to signifi- cant le...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 16

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com statement Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 16 Dear U-M, give me a break BY LEAH LESZCZYNSKI, STATEMENT COLUMNIST H alf of my 2020 Spring Break was spent on the beach. The other half was spent watch- ing the dizzying news coverage on the CO- VID-19 outbreak alongside the beginning of Trump’s failure to combat it. Though forever clouded by my grandparents’ fearful rush to return to their seclude...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 17

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 17 With his waiver approved, Chaundee Brown is finally ready to win Chaundee Brown leaned back in his chair and smiled. Since transferring to Michigan from Wake Forest in May, Brown has been grounded in a perpetual state of limbo. The status of his waiver — which would determine his eligibility for the upcoming season — loomed over his head. On Friday, ...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 18

…Rocky Lombardi and the Spartans stun No. 13 Michigan Merely two months ago, the Merely two months ago, the thought of college football at thought of college football at Michigan Stadium this fall felt like Michigan Stadium this fall felt like an impossibility. Even less plausible an impossibility. Even less plausible was the thought of the Wolverines was the thought of the Wolverines losing to Michigan State. losing to Michigan...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 19

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 19 Secondary exposed in loss Saturday afternoon in Ann Arbor, beneath a green gaiter that served to maintain his poker face, Mel Tucker wouldn’t reveal whether he intentionally designed a game plan to pepper Michigan’s cornerbacks with targets deep downfield. He didn’t need to. The proof was there for three hours Saturday. It resided outside the visiting loc...…

November 04, 2020 (vol. 130, iss. 6) • Page Image 20

…20 — Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com QUALITY 16 NOW OPEN WITH NEW LOW PRICES! EVENING Shows after 6pm $599 $499 $399 Shows b/w noon - 6pm Shows before noon Ticket includes a FREE 46 oz. Popcorn! MATINEE MORNING MATINEE GET MOVIES AND TICKETS AT GQTMOVIES.COM Safety Plan in Place #CinemaSafe Your Neighborhood Theater! Bring this coupon to Quality 16 to receive 10% off your entire concess...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, November 4, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Cruising into the bye Michigan dispatches a hapless Maryland team, 38-7, heads into the bye week brimming with confidence. » Page 1B Each month, The Michigan Daily’s Administration Beat sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss important questions about University policy, commitments and c...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 2

…2A — Monday, November 4, 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 MY DOG TURNED 9 puzzle by sudokusyndication.com FRE E SCRE E NING SOPHIA AFENDOULIS/Daily Ann Arbir residents attend a free screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” accompanied by a livestream of a Q&A with Brad P...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 3

…A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of visiting the Pan-African Pulp exhibition at the University of Michigan Museum of Arts. This part of the museum showcases art by Meleko Mogosi, a South African painter. Now, his art was nowhere near mediocre. Each piece revealed a different layer of the nuanced topic that is the black experience. Some parts of the exhibit paid tribute to a magazine comic that shed light on the different oppress...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Monday, November 4, 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...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Monday, November 4, 2019 — 5A In the modern movement of “wokeness,” it’s easy to forget all the issues and movements phasing in and out of social media. If you already forgot about the #MeToo movement, it found its way back into relevancy in “The Morning Show.” News anchorman Mitch Kessler (Steve Carell, “Welcome to Marwen”) gets fired from popular news show “The Morning Show” for sexual misc...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 6

…Halloween is one of the biggest and most festive holidays in Ann Arbor. One of the coolest parts of Halloween by far are the costumes — whether they’re made last minute or whether they‘ve been in the works for an entire year. We went out during Halloween festivities to document the goriest, cutest and most interesting costumes. Residential Ann Arbor Nostalgia sets in when seeing children prancing around in their costumes, buckets full o...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 7

…Alexis Rankin & Miles Macklin / Daily Design by Jack Silberman COLLEGE PARK — It took all of 11 seconds. That’s how much time elapsed while freshman Giles Jackson fielded the opening kickoff on Saturday, offered one juke, burst past the kicker’s diving grasp and into the end zone. If there was any doubt about whether the Michigan football team (7-2 overall, 4-2 Big Ten) would take care of a hapless Maryland squad; any dou...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 8

…2B — November 4, 2019 SportsMonday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com C OLLEGE PARK — There is nothing about Satur- day’s Michigan football game that, when the season ends, will qualify as particularly memorable. A two-loss Wolverines played a Maryland team that likely won’t qualify for a bowl. Michigan won, 38-7, in a game it was supposed to win by something like that score. The outcome was never in doubt. A healthy pe...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday November 4, 2019 — 3B COLUMBUS — With a little over a minute remaining in Will Lockwood’s penalty for slashing, junior forward Dakota Raabe skated the puck into the offensive zone. He brought the puck up along the boards, but then he lost control of it. A few seconds later, the referee blew his whistle — Raabe was headed to the box for hooking and Michigan (3-4-1 overall, 0-2- 0-0 ...…

November 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 23) • Page Image 10

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsMonday November 4, 2019 — 4B Metellus at the center of shutdown performance COLLEGE PARK — After the ball had found Josh Metellus and landed in his hands like a soft pop-up, after he had gotten up from the pile and turned toward the sideline and after Maryland’s hope of doing something had been extinguished as much as mathematically possible in the first quarter of a football game, he l...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 1

…Though the presidential election has drawn a lot of the focus on campus, local elections are ramping up in the building to Nov. 8 as well. The Washtenaw County sheriff’s race between incumbent Sheriff Jerry Clayton (D), who has now served two four-year terms, and Ken Magee (R) will culminate with residents casting their votes on Election Day. Clayton previously served in the sheriff’s office for 20 years prior to re...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 2

…number of patients who still used the opioids many months after the surgery took place. Michigan-OPEN will attempt to meet this goal by educating surgical teams about opioid use. In a statement, Chad Brummett, director of the Division of Pain Research in the UM Department of Anesthesiology and a leading member of Michigan-OPEN, said the initiative would surmount the troubling number of painkillers prescribed by su...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 3

…3-News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Friday, November 4, 2016 — 3A candidates. Clayton has stated plans to sustain and expand current mental health-related programs, while Magee says he wants to target substance abuse and addiction with a new program. If elected, both candidates have prioritized addressing mental health issues in the community. In an interview, Clayton said he plans to continue his office’s rela...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 4

…4A — Friday, November 4, 2016 Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com LAURA SCHINAGLE Managing Editor 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. SHOHAM GEVA Editor in Chief CLAIRE BRYAN and REGAN DETWILER Editorial Page Editors Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily’s Editorial Board. All other signed ...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 5

…In this new miniseries, Daily Music Writers reminisce on the best live show they’ve seen. If there’s one thing you do in life, never let someone belittle the things that make you happy. Everyone has different bands, books, movies, memories, activi- ties, art, etc. that get them through the day. I don’t even care if tailgat- ing out of a pickup truck at a coun- try concert (a dreaded thought for someone like myself) is your cup of t...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 6

…Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com ACROSS 1 Start of something 4 Know-it-all 9 Sticky roll 13 Title car in a Ronny & the Daytonas hit 14 Michelangelo’s “The Last Judgment,” e.g. 15 Australian export 16 Like Gen. Powell 17 Vito Corleone talking bobblehead? 19 N.T. book before Phil. 20 Denver-to- Wichita dir. 21 Oppressive atmosphere 22 Goal of a holistic chiropractor? 26 Renewal notice feature, briefly 27 Like a wel...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 7

…Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Friday, November 4, 2016 — 7A Understated Winborg could be just what ‘M’ needs Adam Winborg isn’t a “rah- rah” type of player. Michigan senior defenseman and captain Nolan De Jong says that Winborg has been pretty quiet during his first year in Ann Arbor. Perhaps the freshman forward’s low profile is a result of his circumstances — he wasn’t the highly touted recruit that teammates Wil...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 8

…8A — Friday, November 4, 2016 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com What to Watch For: Armstrong State Seven months and 17 days ago, the Michigan men’s basketball team’s season ended at the hands of Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Now, the doors to Crisler Center are set to open again, as the Wolverines will begin the 2016 season with an exhibition against Armstrong State on Friday night. “It’s not th...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 10

…FootballSaturday, November 5, 2016 2 STAFF PICKS The Daily football writers pick against the spread to predict scores for the top 25 and Big Ten in the 2016 football season. Max Bultman Jacob Gase Kelly Hall Jake Lourim No. 3 Michigan (-31) vs. Maryland Michigan Michigan Maryland Maryland Michigan No. 1 Alabama (-7.5) at No. 13 LSU Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama No. 2 Clemson (-27) vs. Syracuse Clemson Clemson Clemson Cl...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 11

…3 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Michigan prepares for Durkin, Maryland The No. 3 Michigan football team knocked off its in-state rival last weekend for the first time in four years, and though the game wasn’t pretty, the third-ranked Wolverines thoroughly enjoyed it. The struggling Spartans (0-5 Big Ten, 2-6 overall) played one of their best games of the season, outscoring Michigan 14-5 in the fourth...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 12

…The Michigan Stadium press box will open at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, as it always does. But it won’t ever be the same again. Last Friday, Michigan lost one of its most beloved behind- the-scenes figures when Dean Cook, a member of Michigan’s event staff who had become a fixture at football, basketball, soccer and other games in Ann Arbor over the past decade, passed away at the age of 58. Dean wasn’t one of the more publicized face...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 13

…FootballSaturday, November 5, 2016 6 Breakdown: Michigan vs. Maryland The Michigan football team’s home-heavy schedule has the Wolverines back at the Big House this weekend. There, they have won six straight games by a combined score of 263- 70. They have trailed for just 27:50, all in the Colorado game on Sept. 17. They have suddenly beaten three top-15 teams — No. 15 Colorado, No. 12 Penn State and No. 8 Wisconsin — accordi...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 14

…7 TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com clicking all-around, the defense might have it easier. Edge: Michigan Special teams This space in almost every installment of this preview this year has discussed how Michigan’s opponent has not had a playmaker to match Peppers. Maryland did have that in decorated senior Will Likely — until Likely tore his ACL on Oct. 15, ending his career. We would have looked forward to seeing Peppers...…

November 04, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 23) • Page Image 15

…FootballSaturday, November 5, 2016 8 Behind Enemy Lines: DJ Durkin This weekend, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh will battle a familiar face. DJ Durkin, who was the defensive coordinator at Michigan last season, is in his first head coaching job at Maryland, and Harbaugh has been impressed with the work he’s done so far. After struggling to a 3-9 season in 2015, the Terrapins are off to a much more successful 2016. More than...…

November 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 24) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, November 4, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM INDEX Vol. CXXV, No. 24 ©2015 The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com NEWS......................... 2A OPINION.....................4A ARTS.......................... 5A SPORTS ......................7A CL ASSIFIEDS...............6A T H E S TAT E M E N T. . . . . . . .1 B NEW ON MICHIGANDAILY.COM No Filter: ‘Beasts of No ...…

November 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 24) • Page Image 2

…Gessen argued that people need to take the repercussions of totalitarian regimes seriously, no matter how preposterous they seem, rather than risk the great tragedy that can occur if Western countries ignore them. “We’re so rational we don’t like to believe in things that are preposterous, and it gives us a lot of satisfaction to feel more intelligent and just sort of sniff at things,” she said. “But it is so much better to ha...…

November 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 24) • Page Image 3

…venues for students to weigh in on several amendments, includ- ing the addition of an honor pledge, include statement edu- cation during new student orientation, specification of a consistent 3-year amendment cycle, specify the scope of viola- tions and formalize the Univer- sity president’s need to chose amendments before the end of the school year. CSG president Cooper Charl- ton, an LSA senior, said CSG General Counsel Jacob P...…

November 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 24) • 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....…

November 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 24) • Page Image 5

…5A — Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com FILM REVIEW ABC “You used to call me on my cell phone.” No redemption for ‘Wicked City’ New ABC drama negates feminist progress on TV By SHIR AVINADAV For The Daily Ed Westwick broke “Gos- sip Girl” ’s fans hearts as Upper East Side playboy, Chuck, and does it again in ABC’s new thriller, “Wicked City” as suave serial killer Kent. Like Chuck...…

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