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May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 1

…"Pfizer would have been the number one choice to work in Michigan. " Andrew Laskowski, 2007 Engineering graduate and former Pfizer intern OPINION From the Daily: Keeping promises In another misguided deci- sion on the war in Iraq, President Bush stubbornly vetoed Con- gress's time-tabled withdrawal plan. Despite the setback, Con- gress has a responsibility to end the unjust war. See page 4 SPORTS Wolverines soar into postseason The Michigan s...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 2

…Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 'U' to address climate change With tutor program, Engin profs take on economic inequity IPCC study prompts immediate action By ARIKIA MILLIKAN Daily News Editor A new report from the Inter- governmental Panel on Climate Change released Friday stresses that policymakers must act now to curb growing environmental threats before irreversible conse- quences ensue. The University is takin...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 3

…Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 PFIZER From page 1 Team, formed in late January to evaluate regional consequences of the Pfizer closing, reduce economic harm by bringing in businesses and keep people from moving away by providing new jobs. So far, Ann Arbor SPARK has reached out to several companies for open positions and has also organized career fairs, Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Mike Finney said. Amy Cell, an Ann Arbor...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 4

…Monday, May 7, 2007 4 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C, he Micbt-ganDailu NOTABLE QUOTABLE Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu JOE LUCAS S , Get Me The GHSTBUSTERS! - IMRAN SYED EDITOR IN CHIEF GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR The fact that it's in Honolulu, it's a bonus." 4 Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Dai...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com RACHEL WAGNER Trimming down childhood obesity You don't have to be Jenny Craig or Richard Simmons to see that America has a weight problem. Adult obesity rates have soared since the 1970s, climbing from 15 percent to about 33 percent in 2004. Evenmore alarming, Ending obesi- two thirds of all adults are ty takes more considered than apples overweight. and "DDR" Blame the proliferation mats. of fast-food...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 6

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May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 7

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May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 8

…Monday, May 7, 2007 , The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ALUMNI From page 1 to lenders, the announcement said. Last April, the University's alumni association agreed to send its members a letter promoting Chase's loan consolidation plan for a yearly minimum fee of $25,000. The yearly payment the associa- tion received from Chase increased depending on the number of stu- dents who signed on to the plan endorsed in the association's letter,...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 9

…Arts Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com 734-763-0379 Web of Mediocrity Spidey's web stretches too far third time around By PAUL TASSI Daily Film Editor It's an interesting direction to take, mak- ing "Spider-man 3" a romantic musical com- edy. But while a fraction of the population may enjoy this completely uncalled for cre- ative departure, the rest of us were expect- ing an epic action f...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 10

…'M 10 Monday, May 7,2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SYED From page 9 rechargeable batteries, that ty easy path to superhero-dc Of course, as I grew up ized that becoming a bi with entire sectors of Wa to burn on the latest in Ke Teflon is about as realistic a an alien father named Jor-E my common man instinct in, I could no longer ident a presidential luncheon-d corporate suit as my superh matter his heart of gold. Even so, Spid...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 11

…Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Volta turns in right direction By CHRIS GAERIG Daily Arts Writer There are few things that can be said about Bjork that haven't already been said. Good and bad alike, she's heard it all: musical genius, fashionably challenged, innovator, childish extrovert. When word started to spread about Volta, her latest release, blogsbuzzedwith rumors of Tim- Bjork baland collabora- Bjark tions,...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 12

…Sm Monday, May 7, 2007 # The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BJORK From page 11 All this flesh on our bones / Let me push you up against me tightly / And enjoy every bit of you." In a musical environment dominated by "getting one's eagle on," this coy sexuality stands as one of Bjdrk's underrated qualities and something that appears on nearly all of her albums. Each track so unique, yet some- how has all the typical Bjork traits: boomingvo...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 13

…' ;;; . ? ., «-: 9 ,. ' r 1 4:, y MICHIGAN 9, MICHIGAN STATE 1 Win sends Blue in positive direction By DAN FELDMAN ManagingSports Editor EAST LANSING - The eighth- ranked Michigan softball team is heading south. But the Wolverines' hitting appears to be going north. Michigan heads to Big Ten Tour- nament in Columbus next weekend as the third seed, its worst finish in the conference in a dozen years. The Wolverines will play No. 6 seed Illin...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 14

…Monday, May 7, 2007 14 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MEN'S TRACK AND FIELD Seniors finish Ferry Field careers By BRIDGET O'DONNELL Daily Sports Writer For three seniors, it was a last hurrah. At the Len Paddock Invitational this weekend, the final home meet of the season for the Michigan men's track and field team, Andrew Ellerton, Jeff Porter and Michael Whitehead hit all the right notes in their swan-song performances. Despite wi...…

May 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 139) • Page Image 15

…Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 Injury-free invitational enough for Blue By CHRIS HERRING Daily Sports Writer Whenaspectator asked Michigan women's track coach James Henry to assess the Wolverines' perfor- mance shortly after this weekend's Len Paddock Invitational, it was clear Henry cared very little about the team's finish. "We came out unscathed," Henry responded. "No one got injured, and that was really our ...…

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…161. Monday, May 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Come home to the Blues. . r Is your health care plan in transition? Come home to the safety, stability and peace of mind only the Blues can offer. We accept everyone, regardless of medical history. We never drop anyone for health reasons. And we provide more hometown access to doctors and hospitals than any other health care company. We've been here since 1939, and we'll be r...…

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