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December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…About 20 Ann Arbor residents attended an affordable housing workshop in the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority building on Thursday night. As the first of a five-step series of workshops, the city of Ann Arbor and SmithGroup, an urban design firm, gauged the interest of Ann Arbor residents in a new affordable housing plan the group is developing. Affordable housing is defined as costing 30 percent or ...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 2

…Eastern Michigan University hosted a discussion panel about the impact of the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan on the Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor communities. About 40 community members attended the event Thursday night, which came less than a week after recreational marijuana sales began in the state. The discussion touched on plans for racial equity in the marijuana industry, new drug testing availabilities fo...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 3

…Members of the Ann Arbor community also attended the event. Ann Arbor resident and U-M Dearborn alum Elizabeth Cobb took this event as an opportunity to learn more about affordable housing for a social psychologist she is working with and to become more involved in her Ann Arbor community. “I went to University Michigan-Dearborn, and when I was an undergrad, I worked with a social psychology professor there,” Cobb sa...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4 — Friday, December 6, 2019 Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Joel Danilewitz Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Mary Rolfes Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White Lola Yang FINNTAN STORER Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Friday, December 6, 2019 — 5 Noah Baumbach is no stranger to divorce. His 2005 film “The Squid and the Whale” chronicles the experiences of a Brooklyn family adjusting to the separation of two parents; it is hilarious and heartfelt, and I love it. However, there is admittedly something “off,” something unreal about the family it depicts. The way its characters speak and interact with ...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 6

…6 — Friday, December 6, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com What makes a good documentary? And why watch a documentary in the first place? By my own measure, if I can come out of watching one feeling a mixture of touched and hopeful, yet hopelessly enraged, I’d consider it pretty successful. Lynn Novick’s PBS documentary series “College Behind Bars” (produced by the legendary Ken Burns) is one of the few I’ve seen that acco...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Friday, December 6, 2019 — 7 Breaking down Michigan’s bowl destination As much as it feels like Michigan’s season ended with that performance against Ohio State last Saturday, there’s still one more game — a consolation bowl, somewhere sunny and warm. Get hype! Until Sunday’s selection show (or rather, an hour or so before the selection show, when someone inevitably leaks the placements)...…

December 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 8

…8 — Friday, December 6, 2019 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Nick Blankenburg maintains connection to late grandfather There’s a railing on the left side of the second floor at Yost Ice Arena, overlooking the ice. It’s in the corner, tucked away just off the staircase and next to the stands on the short side. It’s where Nick Blankenburg stands before every practice and every home game. Every single one of Michigan’s ...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 1

…Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily has used several anonymous sources to report this story. As stated in the article, we are honoring our sources’ requests to be quoted anonymously due to fears of retaliation from their fraternity brothers or the greater fraternity and sorority life community for speaking out. In accordance with our ethics policy (which can be found in full in our bylaws), the reporter of this article and two ed...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 2

…Central Student Government Assembly discussed the University’s sexual misconduct policy, funding for student organizations and the CSG calendar at their meeting Tuesday night. The Assembly began with a presentation led by Erik Wessel, director of the Office of Student Conflict resolution and member of a task force created by President Schlissel to work on the umbrella policy for sexual misconduct at the University. Wessel was join...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 3

…“In addition, the Interfraternity Council has encouraged chapters to hold events to engage with first semester students to allow those students to explore the community prior to participating in winter recruitment, when they are eligible. All of the policies mentioned above also apply to these engagement events.” “To have a cone of silence around an issue is really difficult” The Daily obtained an email sent by School of Mu...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Alanna Berger Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Emily Huhman Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Magdalena Mihaylova Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson 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 ...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 5A Seeing as it’s 2019, it’s really about time that a movie about Harriet Tubman was made. Most people only know Harriet Tubman for her role as a conductor of the Underground Railroad, but as “Harriet,” directed by Kasi Lemmons (“Black Nativity”), shows, she had a much greater story than that. Tubman did more than just lead slaves to free land; she led soldiers i...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 6

…6A — Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Classifieds Call: #734-418-4115 Email: dailydisplay@gmail.com Cisco Systems, Inc. is accept- ing resumes for the following position in Ann Arbor, MI: Manager, Software Devel- opment (Ref. #ANN461D): Lead a team in the design and development of company’s hardware or software prod- ucts. Please mail resumes with reference number to Cisco Systems, Inc., Attn...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, November 6, 2019 — 7A Nico Collins and the test of reaching a ceiling Three years after Nico Collins graduated Clay-Chalkville High School in the suburbs of Birmingham, Ala., Jerry Hood’s pride still bubbles up every time he watches Michigan play. For four years, Collins terrorized defenses with the athleticism and imposing frame that made him one of the most talented players...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 8

…Jon Teske was cooking and the Michigan faithful inside Crisler Center couldn’t get enough. With nine points in the opening 2:40, the senior center pulled up from the wing for a heat-check 3-pointer. Though it clanked off the front rim, Teske, and the rest of the Michigan men’s basketball team (1-0), oozed with confidence. “Coach (Juwan Howard) drew up a lot of good plays and fortunately enough, I was able to finish around the rim,...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 10

…Wednesday, November 6, 2019 // The Statement 2B Managing Statement Editor Andrea Pérez Balderrama Deputy Editors Matthew Harmon Shannon Ors Associate Editor Eli Rallo Designers Liz Bigham Kate Glad Copy Editors Silas Lee Emily Stillman Photo Editor Danyel Tharakan Editor in Chief Maya Goldman Managing Editor Finntan Storer statement THE MICHIGAN DAILY | OCTOBER 30, 2019 I used to keep Tinder in the games fold...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 11

…A s I walked to my art history class, a poster hanging in the Diag read, “What will you do when machines do everything?” Carrying in my mind all of the impressionist paintings I had to memorize for this exam, I thought surely the visual arts could never be done by a computer. The level of emotion and resolve that goes into a work of art seems incompatible with the idea of computing. Computers are best at doing rote tasks over and ov...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, November 6, 2019 // The Statement 4B 5B Wednesday, November 6, 2019 // The Statement I wrote so I could say I was truly paying attention,” writer and poet Sarah Manguso explained. These verbs should be past tense, but since they’re all present tense, I’ll let you decide if you want to change them all. As long as they’re consistent in her 2015 book “Ongoingness: The End of a Diary.” “Experience in itself wasn...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 13

…Wednesday, November 6, 2019 // The Statement 6B The ringing of my alarm wakes me up. The warmth of my sheets and the ache in my limbs and back keep me bound to the bed, lethargic on a day when honking cars and whirring buses outside my window call for me to get up. I remain suspended in place while businessmen stride along the sidewalk outside my window. Their odd strides unsettle me. Yet, what is most troubling is what lies i...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, January 16, 2019 // The Statement 7B Wednesday, November 6, 2019 // The Statement 7B F riday, 09/14 I was in a canoe swaying down a narrow river, barely fitting the width of it. A cat with orange hair and white patches was following me along the riverbank. She was a chunky cat with an extra layer of fat all around and a face a bit too scrunched up. I was approaching the entrance of a cave that appeared to stretch as high...…

November 06, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 20) • Page Image 15

…BY EMMA MATI VISUAL STATEMENT: GAP YEAR ABROAD MOUNT OF OLIVES JEWISH CEMETERY, JERUSALEM STREET VENDOR, VARANASI BAPTISM, QASR AL-YAHUD, JORDAN RIVER VALLEY TOUR GUIDE, DELPHI CHOUARA TANNERY, FEZ OLIVE HARVEST, GARDEN OF GETHSAME, JERUSALEM AT THE END OF MY SENIOR YEAR OF HIGH SCHOOL, I DECIDED THAT I WOULD NOT GO STRAIGHT TO COLLEGE. INSTEAD, I WOULD TAKE A GAP YEAR. MY GAP YEAR PROGRAM – KIVUNIM: NEW DIR...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, September 6, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM On Thursday night, the Ann Arbor District Library, in partnership with the University of Michigan’s Michigan Community Scholars Program, offered a free viewing of the 2015 documentary, “The Hunting Ground,” which depicts sexual violence on college campuses and the failures of universities to appropriat...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 2

…Relationship Remix, a two- hour workshop required for all freshmen and transfer students, got a makeover for the 2019-2020 school year. Previously led by student volunteers, the program instead hired 20 students this academic year as workshop facilitators. The program also updated some of the language used in its curriculum. Relationship Remix is a program partnership between the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness C...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 3

…In an email, University spokeswoman Kim Broekhuizen said the University does not let attorneys conduct cross- examination for accessibility reasons. “It’s important to note, Doe v. Baum calls for a student or their advisor to conduct the cross-examination,” Broekhuizen wrote. “Questioning by personal advisors - often attorneys - is not allowed at U-M out of concern that not all students would be able to afford c...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Friday, September 6, 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 T...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 5

…5A — Friday, September 6, 2019 Arts The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com By Bruce Haight ©2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC 09/06/19 Los Angeles Times Daily Crossword Puzzle Edited by Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis 09/06/19 ANSWER TO PREVIOUS PUZZLE: Release Date: Friday, September 6, 2019 ACROSS 1 Source of seasonal color 5 Like bubble baths 10 Golfer at Royal Troon, often 14 “I’m buying!” 15 “America” soloist in “West Side ...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 6

…“A Pakistani into Springsteen. Now that’s got potential,” sneered the editor of Javed Khan’s (Viveik Kalra, “Next of Kin”) high school newspaper in 1987 Luton, England. Javed had just submitted an article in homage to the American rock legend — or myth, depending on where you stand — Bruce Springsteen. But I wonder if that is how Warner Bros. responded when “Blinded by the Light,” the story of the empowerment of a working class, Brit...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 8

…FootballSaturday, September 7, 2019 2B STAFF PICKS The Daily football writers pick against the spread for the weekend’s best games. Theo Mackie Max Marcovitch Ethan Sears Aria Gerson No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson (-17) Clemson Clemson Clemson Clemson Clemson New Mexico State at No. 2 Alabama (-55) New Mexico State Alabama Alabama Alabama New Mexico State Cincinnati at No. 5 Ohio State (-16) Ohio State Ohio State Cincinnati Ohio Stat...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 9

…3B TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com As Wolverines prepare for Army, defensive line coach Shaun Nua brings rivalry experience Shaun Nua remembers the last time he beat Army. That December day in Philadelphia four years ago, Nua was on the sidelines, coaching defensive line at Navy — the Black Knights’ fiercest rival. The Midshipmen finished with eight tackles for loss and three sacks in rivalry win number four for Nua, now ...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 10

…TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com FootballSaturday, September 7, 2019 4B Jack Harbaugh sat on his couch in Wisconsin, his youngest son three days removed from the end of spring practice over 300 miles away, when he felt a fist. Other than some discomfort while tak- ing a walk, he didn’t have any symptoms — no sweating, no nausea, no pain in his arm. Just that fist. A pop right above his heart, cinching him tight, like someone ...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 11

…idea. Tom Crean, Joani’s hus- band, had moved from Marquette to coach Indiana basketball by then. Moving to Ann Arbor would put him closer to all three of his kids. “I remember making that argument,” Jim Harbaugh said. “And maybe resonating.” Players Jack had coached in the ‘70s, and his colleagues on Bo Schembechler’s staff, still lived in the area. He could live next door to his grandkids and see them every day. Making the deci...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 12

…This one’s been circled on the calendar for months. Maybe more of a tepid oval, actually. It’s not the same anticipation as an Ohio State or Notre Dame game, but one born more of curiosity. Don Brown and his defense have been preparing for Army’s notorious triple- option look for months now. The Black Knights will come into Michigan Stadium on Saturday an experienced group, coming off an 11-win season and a ...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 13

…7B TheMichiganDaily, www.michigandaily.com Much of the conversation around this game centers around the other side of the ball, that’s the natural tendency when a triple-option side comes to town. But it’s hard to see the Wolverines’ offense being bothered much by the group it’s facing. Army’s best defense this week might be its offense — and whether it can control enough clock to keep Shea Patterson and co. off the field. T...…

September 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 126) • Page Image 14

…FootballSaturday, September 7, 2019 8B How to defend Army’s triple-option Brian Smith remembers the first time he saw Army on the schedule. The reaction, naturally, was dread. Now the defensive coordinator at Rice, which lost 14-7 to the Black Knights last week, that’s what happens when he thinks about preparing his defense to face the triple option. His second reaction was more calculated. Smith didn’t need to dig too far in...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 1

…Thursday, June 6, 2019 INDEX Vol. CXXVIII, No. 108 © 2019 The Michigan Daily NEWS .................................... OPINION ............................... ARTS/NEWS.......................... MiC......................................... SPORTS................................ MICHIGAN IN COLOR Pride Month Dierra Barlow reflects on queer indentity, person journey in during world- wide LGBTQ+ celebration >> SEE PAGE 9 NEWS 2...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 2

…2 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com NEWS Sudoku Syndication http://sudokusyndication.com/sudoku/generator/print/ 1 of 1 6/4/09 2:22 PM 3 2 5 4 5 9 7 7 2 9 8 6 6 7 2 6 7 8 4 8 3 9 7 2 8 3 CHALLENGER puzzle by sudokusyndication.com City Council talks rezoning projects Council examines affodability, scale of proposals On Monday evening, the Ann Arbor City Council discussed several rezoning...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 3

…More than 75 Washtenaw County residents made the trek from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor Saturday morning during the second annual Bridging 23 Unity Walk. Organizer Robin Stephens said the 8-mile walk was cre- ated to unify the east and west sides of Washtenaw County, which faces dispari- ties in job access, economics and education. “I think it’s so important for us to really connect as an entire community so we’re all responsible for e...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 4

…4 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com OPINION 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. ERIN WHITE Editorial Page Editor Zack Blumberg Emma Chang Joel Danilewitz Emily Huhman Tara Jayaram Jeremy Kaplan Magdalena Mihaylova Ellery Rosenzweig Jason Rowland Anu Roy-Chaudhury Alex Satola Timothy Spurlin Nicholas Tomai...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 5

…5 OPINION Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 5 OPINION I t’s officially June, which means two things: The Peony Garden in Nichols Arboretum is due to bloom any day, and it’s time to cel- ebrate Pride. LGBTQ+ Pride month has gone through many evolutions since its origins in New York in 1970, where the first Pride was held to commemorate a year since the Stonewall riots. The Stonewall riots are a historical...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 6

…6 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ARTS Rocketman Paramount Pictures Ann Arbor 20 + IMAX, GT6 Quality 16, the State Theatre Taron Egerton (“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”) doesn’t consider “Rocketman” a biopic. While the story revolves around the life and music of Elton John, Egerton himself filling John’s (platform) shoes, he has a point: “Rocketman,” with its all-out musical numbers and its elegant ...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 7

…7 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com ARTS Amid earth-shaking thunder- storms and sweltering heat, New York City’s Governors Ball start- ed and ended with a bang — liter- ally. The third and final day of the outdoor music festival on Ran- dall’s Island came to a close with performance cancellations, a tor- rential downpour and hundreds stranded as they awaited a break in the storm. But before Mother Nature a...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 8

…Democratic presidential candidates Jay Inslee and Elizabeth Warren both visited Detroit on Tuesday. Inslee has been governor of the state of Washington since 2013 and has focused his campaign on environmental issues. Warren, a Massachusetts senator, has created a progressive campaign focused on rebuilding the middle class and fighting corruption. According to Real Clear Politics averages, Warren and Inslee currently poll at 8.3...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 9

…9 Thursday June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com MICHIGAN IN COLOR Pride month feature: “Not my binary” When I was five years old, I found myself on a muddy, cold football field. I was in kin- dergarten playing flag football in Saginaw, Michigan. I was the only girl. That day, I didn’t think about being the only girl on the field, I only remembered being forced onto my back by an illegal tackle and scoring a touchdown th...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 10

…Michigan hires Phil Martelli, Howard Eisley as assistants John Beilein was the veteran coach who filled his bench with younger, up-and-coming assistants. For new coach Juwan Howard, it was the opposite for his first hire. It had long been rumored that Howard, a young coach with no college or head coaching experience, was looking for a veteran head coach to join his staff, and Howard has now found that person in former St. Jos...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 11

…SPORTS 11 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com For Howard, recruiting will be biggest challenge When Jimmy King came home from high school practice as a highly-touted recruit, he wasn’t just greeted by his mother but often another call from Juwan Howard. With only one phone attached to a cord that stretched through the house, as King recalled, he would mouth to his mom the moment it rang. “I’m not here, I’...…

June 06, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 108) • Page Image 12

…12 Thursday, June 6, 2019 The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SPORTS Warde Manuel spoke directly, with certainty and confidence. “We looked at many,” Manuel said. “Broad scope. I stand here today with my choice.” Before Juwan Howard had stepped to the podium as Michigan’s new basketball coach and before a question had been asked, Manuel answered the day’s biggest one. Since John Beilein left, a coaching search unfolde...…

February 06, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 67) • Page Image 1

…According to new research, the chemical pollutant PFAS — or polyfluorolalkyl substances — can cause different kinds of chemical mutations depending on a person’s race. Sung Kyun Park, associate professor in the School of Public Health, presented this research in a seminar on Tuesday sponsored by the Integrated Health Sciences Core of Michigan Center on Lifestage Environmental Exposures and Disease, or M-LEEaD. PFAS have bee...…

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