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August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 11

…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 SWING From Page 10 is taut and emotional, but it only lasts for a minute. It could have been so much more. Comparing the thankless lives of America's working class to the self-indul- gent glamour of politicians, it could have illustrated the chasm that truly exists between the country's elite and the lower and middle classes. Instead, the sub- plot is completely forgotten, and ...…

August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 12

… 12 Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom BLOOD From Page 10 point: "the age of immortal infants" - what?) an omnipres- ent and strange oversight. But in the most pivotal turning point of "Breaking Dawn," she does not even pay her faux pas even this rudimentary attention. Asked to sum up the book in one word, the first thing that comes to mind is ... heavy. Dense. Plot-laden. Or strangled, rather. The final installment...…

August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 13

…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 13 KIDLIT From Page 10 the story isn't particularly revolu- tionary. Bizarre, yes, but it's essen- tially the age-old "star-crossed lovers" plot updated and given new blood. That's not to say it's unimaginative or stale - on the contrary, it's a dramatic and inter- esting new take on an eternal con- flict. Literature has been insisting for thousands of years that love is worthless...…

August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 14

…Monday, August 4, 2008 1 1 SP NA N 4t The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Harris asesthe Gnanan dream By ANDY REID Daily Sports Editor Maize and blue to red, white and blue. When a Michigan athlete earns a trip to the Olympics, that particular transition in uniform colors is the most common. But several of the 28 athletes and coaches with Wolver- ine ties participating in the upcom- ing Beijing Games are making a different chromatic transi...…

August 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 148) • Page Image 15

…Monday, August 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 FOOTBALL BREAKDOWN 4 Threet leads in quarterback race The quarterback job is red- shirt freshman Steven Threet's job to lose. The Georgia Tech transfer is more of a pro-style quarterback than Pat White, who ran Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez's offense the last three years to great success at West Vir- ginia. Threet has a powerful arm and could open up Rodriguez's offense the ...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 1

…Rebuilding the Wolverines Many opinions about pot Rodriguez speaks out on team's progress Sports, Page 5 Debating the legalization of marijuana Opinion, Page 4 )L Pid I \an ail e OE UNDEDEIGTEN YA-4O EITORIA L FREE I!"DOM Friday, April 4,2008 michigandaily.com ACADEMICS AND STUDENT-ATHLETES Sources question reporters methods Members of the University's Navy ROTC line up in order from shortest to tallest in front of Angell Hall yesterday in...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, April 4, 2008 Northward bound For students living on North Cam- pus, the bus commute to and from Central Campus serves as a daily reminder of just how different the two University campuses are. And while many gripe about the bus ride, few know the story of why the University created North Cam- pus. In the 1940s, the University's Engineering Research Institute had outgrown its existing facilities. At the same time, rising demands ...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michiganclaily.com Friday, April 4, 2008 - 3 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, April 4, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON In March, Obama raises $40 million, doubles Clinton Barack Obama raked in $40 mil- lion in March, leaving Hillary Rod- ham Clinton and her $20 million in the fundraising dust and stuffing his campaign treasury so he can outspend her in the crucial Penn- sylvania primary. His haul in new don...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 4

…4 - Friday, April 4, 2008 E 1i~hdiigan 4at4y Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NOTABLE OQUOTABLE There are a lot of dead carcasses on the road, and the vultures are out sniffing." - Andy Kessler, a former hedge fund manager, on how some investors are seizing the opportunity to buy cheap stock in the wake of t...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, April 4, 2008 - 5 RE The oldies return Pianist breaks the jazz norm R.E.M.'s first studio album in four years finds the group's old-school, high-intensity style By MATT RONEY Daily Music Editor R.E.M. is one of the most important rock bands of the last three decades. Their output during the '80s and early- to mid- '90s was fantas- tic, from 1982's Chronic Town EP and the band's 7k** years on ...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 6

…a 6- Friday, April 4, 2008 the michigan daily The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. on central cameus. 734-741-9300. !! GREAT APARTMENTS & HOUSES FOR 08-09!! A combination of quality and prices you can't Beat! We have Hses. & Apts. all over A2. w/ something to fit every need. Studios, tbdrms., 2 bdrms., 3 bdrms., and houses still available. PICK UP OUR LISTINGS TODAY at Campus Man...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ENGLISH From Page 1 will not offer any new sub-concen- trations. The new system will divide course offerings into three major areas of study: cultural and geo- graphical frameworks, historical literature and analytical frame- works. Parrish said dividing the cours- es into specializations would also make it easier for students to pick their classes and for administra- tors to ensure that a variety of cl...…

April 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 128) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, April 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Frozen with excitement, Blue must wait By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN Daily Sports Writer There's just one word to describe the dead week before the Michigan hockey team's trip to the Frozen Four - excitement. No current Wolverine has ever played this late in the season. That makes the final weekend even more special for the team's two seniors, captain Kevin Porter and alternate captain...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 1

…ICE COLD After two ties with Northern Michigan, can the Wolverines turn it around? SportsMonday INE UNDIIEREEIGHEN YEAR1S 01' ED IT( IA \I FR{EEDOM Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, February 4, 2008 michigandailycom SPRING COMMENCEMENT Ceremony will be on Diag or Elbel Field University officials eliminate Big House as option, citing safety concerns and financial risks By ANDY KROLL Daily News Editor Although some graduating seniors might have be...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 2

… 10 2A - Monday, February 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist THURSDAY: FRIDAY: Explained Before You Were Here SATURDAY SCIENCE There won't be blood San Jose State Univ( announced Friday that it will pr on-campus blood drives, the C cle ofHigher Educationreported, university defended its actions b ing the Food and Drug Administr rule that prevents sexually activ men from donat...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS NAIROBI, Kenya Rebels clash with Chadian gov't at presidential palace Hundreds of rebels charged into Chad'scapitalaboard pickup trucks yesterday, clashing with govern- ment troops around the presiden- tial palace in the most forceful attempt yet to oust President Idriss Deby. The violence endangered a $300 million global aid operation sup- porting millions of people in the former French colo...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 4

….1 4A -Monday, February 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu cc TA! I know that I can win the presidency once I win your nomination:' - Republican presidential candidate, John McCain, on his chances of winning the general election if he wins the Republican nomination, as reported Saturday by CBS News. ...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Monday, February 4, 2008 - 5A Spending a summer with three hippies, two fat guys and some random girl: Priceless. Ringo's. solid de! overpro By MATT RONEY Daily Music Editor For an album so thematically obsessed with peace and * love, Liver- pool8 traveled Ringo Starr something of a rocky road Liverpool8 to release. Capital Initially, the record was set to come out last June, but after a bit of a fallin...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 6

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February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com POLICY From Page 1A ingAngell, Haven and Mason Halls, the Modern Languages Building and the Chemistry Building - are LSA buildings, and would be affect- ed if the policy were implemented. Bob Johnston, director of the LSA Facilities and Operations Office, said the new policy was cre- ated in part to limit the amount of loose papers scattered on the floors of LSA buildings. He said students could potentia...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 8

…8A - Monday, February 4, 2008 The Michig< Ar] sho tor Cot cle Sar (Le "TI Gri her (Th "H pic and bot Th the The 'Terminator' without the governator By JOHN DAAVETTILA tor" movies. Since the franchise's Sarah and John, the three travel to Headey, whose character, Sarah, is sives and super-cool future gizm Daily Arts Writer only storyline is fairly complex and the future - in this case, 2007 - to full of crazy-eyed looks and sudden is undoubt...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 9

…o sn k isit wwwrmichIglNyNE: TANKERSFRFEC GE A For swimming, tennis and track coverage, visit www.michigandaily.com j The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com I February 4, 2008 MICHIGAN 3, NORTHERN MICHIGAN 3 Knotted Pep alk inspires comeback By RYAN A. PODGES Daily Staff Writer Michigan men's swim coach Bob Bowman's face was scarlet and his mood was gray. His team had just lost the first two events to. its biggest rival and despite a field o...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 10

… 2B - February 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com The uh The Terrelle Pryor saga finally ends Wednesday. Well, maybe. Pryor, the dual-threat I quarterback andthenation's No. 1 recruit [ according to both Rivals. com and Scout. com, is expect- SCOTT ed make his BELL college deci- sion on Nation- al Signing Day, just two days from now. Reports coming from his home- town of Jeannette, Pa., say that decision may be delayed to allow h...…

February 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 89) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom February 4, 2008 - 38 Borseth's show of anger backfires in'M' loss Michigan legend Cazzie Russell needs to have more of an impact on the program for the Wolverines to turn things around. Maybe Cazzle could fix the house e built ByANTHUN Y OLIVEIRA Daily Sports Writer EAST LANSING - Having trouble commu- nicating with his NOTEBOOK players at Michi- gan State Thursday, Michigan coach Kevin Borseth raised...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 1

…Sports, Page 9 Ann Arbor, Michigan CITY DEVELOPMENT 26-story South U. high rise planned Developers target students with proposed luxury apartment complex set to open in 2010 By KELLY FRASER Daily NewsEditor Developers are proposing plans for luxury high- rise student apartment building just steps from cen- tral campus. Ann Arbor-based developer Dan Ketelaar and Bingham Farms-based developer Ron Hughes sub- mitted plans for University Village ...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 2

…2 - Friday, January 4, 2008 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: The Extremist A costly blaze THURSDAY:FRIDAY: Explained BeforeYu Were Here EXTRA .94c IIW4l a ta1 E XTRA FLAMES GUT HAVEN HALL;. DAMAGE HITS $3,000,000 pecttoor ~ lp, -, ciwl Building rlinder Firemen ' ( Ttanll ' ul , On June 6, 1950, the fire alarm in Haven Hall rang. And for once, there was actually a fire. The fire, which is rumored to have be...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 3

…I The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 4, 2008 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON U.S. sends diplomat to Kenya to push for calm The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is being dispatched to Kenya to directly press leaders to calm vio- lence that has followed allegations of fraud in President Mwai Kibaki's re-election, the State Department said yesterday. JendayiFrazer,assistantsecretary of state for African affairs, planned to leave late...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 4

…4 -Friday, January 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C74C IWC4ig n 3atip Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR The numbers tell us this was a debate between change and experience, and change won." -CNN political analyst Bill Schneider, speaking about presidential candidate...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 4, 2008 - 5 ARTS IN BRIEF Charlie's rules of War' All-star cast makes 'War' an instant classic among countless political dramas By IMRAN SYED DailyArts Writer The maneuvering and negotiating that goes into war is complicated. Deals are made by members of Congress, com- promises are structured, numbers are crunched and the corridors of the Pen- tagon, the White House and the Capitol are...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 6

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January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily- michigandaily.com Friday, January 4, 2008 - 7 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, January 4, 2008 - 1 CAUCUS 1 From Page 1. As the results poured in last night from precincts across Iowa, it became increasingly evident that young voters, previously described as "elusive," "unreliable" and the "icing on the cake," played a crucial role in securing Obama's victory. At two caucus precincts innorth- ern Des Moines,...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 8

…8 - Friday, January 4, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Smith's skills carry I am Legend' Despite lingering plot questions, 'Legend' excites and frightens By SHERI JANKELOVITZ Daily Arts Writer Robert Neville (Will Smith, "Inde- pendence Day") wakes up each morn- ing, exercises with his dog and then rents movies. A day like any other. The only difference is that Neville is alone, supposedly the last man alive on earth - that is, ...…

January 04, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 69) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, January 4, 2008 - 9 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, January 4, 2008 - 9 Udoh plays tough D' in losing skid OHIO STATE 66, MICHIGAN 42 OUTNUMBERED By MARK GIANNOTTO Daily Sports Writer Michigan coach John Beilein warned everyone this season would feature plenty of growing pains as he attempted to mold the Wolverine program to his Michigan coaching style. at Purdu But over the pas...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 1

… Arts, Page 5 Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, December 4,2007 MICHIGAN STUDENT ASSEMBLY Yost to resign tonight michigandaily.com President had been } attacked for offensive Facebook group By DAVE MEKELBURG and KARL STAMPFL Daily StaffReporters Zack Yost, the president of the Michigan Student Assembly, said early this morning that he plans to resign at tonight's meeting. Mohammad Dar, the assembly's vice president, is expected to be sworn in t...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 2

… 2 - Tuesday, December 4, 2007 T iai cn o u The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 THURSDAY: FRIDAY: Before You Were Here The Extremist A run-in with the locals MIDEAST TALK In the graffiti-laden alley behind See something that embodies the The Michigan Theater, I had a run-in Ann Arbor or University of Michi- with an Ann Arbor element that Uni- ganexperience? E-mail submissions versity students often forget - local togrossman@michigand...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 3 NEWS BRIEFS ROCHESTER, NH. Man had been drinking before taking hostages The man accused of taking hos- tages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton campaign office had been drink- ing heavily before the standoff and talked about his problems getting medical care, according to family interviews and a court document released yesterday. Leeland Eisenberg, 46, is accused of walking into t...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 4

… 4 - Tuesday, December 4, 2007 4 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com l e tic[ ig n wily Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR KARL STAMPFL EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations ...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 5 ALB', RVIEW the flow Dine Jason! Christmas film as it should be ow that it's December, it's officially OK to talk about Christmas. Stores began putting up lighted trees and garlands on Halloween, and "Fred Claus" came out in early November, but now Thanksgiving is over and it's time to get festive. For me, and it seems nearly every network on television, it's time to star...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 6

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December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com RESIDENCE HALLS From Page 1 work, not meeting students. He said he's spent his shift merely sort- ing packages. The RA also said he has been reprimanded by the office manager for chatting with students. "I'm a clerk," he said. "I'm not there to talk to people." The RA said because he had to learn to sort packages, provide lock-out keys and perform other front desk tasks, he didn't receive as much trainin...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 8

… 4 8 - Tuesday, December 4, 2007 DONATIONS From Page 1 things, and they keep reminding them that they got their education there and should give back," Wil- lyard said. "But what we try to do is tell them that it's great that they give back to their universities. But there are other areas that need the money too." University alum Rich Rogel, a businessman who has donated heavily to the University, said giv- ing to an educational institution is...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 4, 2007 - 9 Bowl sellout fastest in 62-year history By SCOTT BELL Michigan (8-4). The Wolverines Daily Sports Editor won the only head-to-head match- up in the two schools' history four It's not the Michigan football years ago when they defeated the team's ideal bowl, but apparently Gators in the Outback Bowl, 38-30. fans are still excited about it. This year's game takes place Jan.1 ...…

December 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 62) • Page Image 10

… 10 - Tuesday, December 4, 2007 4 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com URBAN RENEWAL How a Law student brought together a community to benefit Detroit 4 4 4 By Shay Spaniola Daily Staff Photographer Raisen in the nuburbs, Ben Falik, a third-year Law student, has always been interested in Detroit. After doing community service with friends in the city, he decided to start Summer in the City as an undergraduate (at Columbia) with anot...…

October 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 23) • Page Image 1

…Be your own Eric B. . The B-side Wic-HidEEgTan BaiEj C7 1 01)1 1I\V HIO Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, October4, 2007 -- --_michigandaily.com CAMPUS ENVIRONMENTALISM State coalition wants greener universities 'U CU 20 p The abilityC of cam tryingt cut dow The membe the Un and otl ful prac Munn, and a S. Dance s ' says it has cut According to the University's Guide to Energy Conservation energy use by published by Plant Operations, the Univ...…

October 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 23) • Page Image 2

… 2A - Thursday, October 4, 2007 FS The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 2A - Thursday, October 4, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Portrait of a building One of the University's la: est donors, Horace Rackha accumulated his wealth in p by being in the right place at t right time. A lawyer in the Detroit at Rackham accumulated his wea by an investment in his neighb< company. His neighbor happened to Henry Ford. Ford convinced R...…

October 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 23) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, October 4, 2007 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS LANSING After tax hike, activists seek recalls Higher taxes are sparking a two- front ballot campaign that would repeal an income tax increase and sales tax on some services while punishing Gov. Jennifer Granhoim and the lawmakers who backed the changes. It will be tough to recall legisla- tors and get measures on the bal- lot asking voters to reject the tax ch...…

October 04, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 23) • Page Image 4

…I 4A - Thursday, October 4, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C I Iiian Baihj Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. XX k, , s,420 Maynsrd St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu Where were the fiscal conservatives when the president demanded hundreds of billions of dollars for the war in Iraq?" - Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), responding to suggestions that the president was right to veto t...…

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