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March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 1

…Stop whining about your GSI's accent. The Statement Ann Arbor Michigan www.michigandaily.com Wednesday, March 7, 2007 FRIEZE FALLING Student reports rape near campus DPS issues crime alert about reported incident By JESSICA VOSGERCHIAN Daily StaffReporter Police are investigating a rape reported near campus, an Ann Arbor Police Department official said. An 18-year-old University stu- dent told police on Monday that she had been raped at ...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 2

…6 2A - Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MONDAY: TUESDAY: The Extremist Arbor Anecdotes THURSDAY: Campus Characters FRIDAY: Explained Unveiing the cure Vaccine's success was validated at the 'U' Hundreds of reporters and sci- sity's department of epidemiol- entists scrambled to the front of the ogy, Francis hired Salk as a research Rackham Auditorium on the morn- assistant for his work on developing ing of....…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - 3A CAST AWAY NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Aide to Cheney found guilty in CIA leak investigation once the closest adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, L Lewis "Scooter" Libby was convicted yesterday of lying and obstructing a leak investigation that shook the top levels of the Bush administra- tion. Four guilty verdicts ended a seven-week CIA leak trial that focused new attention o...…

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…4 4A - Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 413 E. Huron St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely the v...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandyaily.com Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - 5A News, meet comedy F or better or worse, "The Daily Show with Jon Stew- art" has become the voice of a generation and "The Colbert Report" is that voice's smartass best friend. Comedy Central's duo has blown up in the past year and everyone from slacker college students to ultra-liberal Hollywood types loves to shower the duo with praise. And for good rea- son: Stewart and...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 6

…6A- The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, March 7, the michigan daily 4 PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE On Central Campus Call 668-1100. PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. 1, 2, 6 bdrm. apt. for lease. Off Hill St. 734-657-5497. From $725 per mo. . 2 BDRM. across from south quad, garage parking, modern furn. & FREE heat. 741-9300. annarborapartments.net ! 6 BDRM Apt. for lease 1004 S.For- est. 332-6000. carlsonproperties.com ! AVAILABLE NOW: Newly refur-...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - 7A APPLICATIONS From page LA sions data, a total of 2,460 underrepresented minorities had applied to the University by the beginning of February - a 5 percent increase from the same point last year. The increase in applicants may have been due to the fact that Proposal 2 was loom- ing. Students at Cass Tech- nical High School in Detroit said that before the initiative passed, ...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 8

…6 8A- Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Bids up for grabs By MARK GIANNOTTO Daily Sports Writer If you consider yourself a college basketball fan, then there is no need for a reminder. But just in case you've been under a rock and missed all the promos on ESPN every day: Championship Week is upon us. Twelve teams have already punched their tickets to the Big Dance, and by Sunday night, the field of 65 will be c...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 9

…w aa Th Mihga . Wensdy ,20. 0 -- _-_-- S V V w w My career as a prop J erry Seinfeld once said that more people are afraid of public speaking than are afraid of death and consequently a siz- able chunk of the American population would rather be the guy in the casket than the one delivering the eulogy. I can understand this. Then again, it's almost common knowledge that deep down, everyone wants to be an actor. I can under- stand this, ...…

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… V V V w v w w v _ w v w w Th Mihia Dai - nsdy Mac 7,S006 THE EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK with WALTER NOWINSKI iablef C (tetft. A look at the big news events this week and how important they really are. Conveniently rated from one to 10. Wednesday, March 7 2007 - The Michigan Daily 7 3B THE JUNK DRAWER What's hot and what's not in cur- rent events and pop culture. 4B STRAIGHT TALK What complaining about GSIs' language skills says about us. ...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 11

…w 0 r V V V V V V IW 9 w 0 0 TCganpus' sexua - es C ampus's sexual history WenedyMrc , 07 heMchgn aly 3 The romantic milestones that shaped sex as we know it at the University. QUOTES OF THE WEEK It turns out you have to go into rehab if you 1870 - The beginning Without crossword or sadoku puzzles, sitting through boring classes was a trying task for male students at the University in its first five decades. But in 1870, Universi...…

March 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 108) • Page Image 12

…w w V V w V V w w v v w w w v Why complaining about your GSI's accent is a waste of time (and racist) Some students are blaming their academic troubles on their GSIs' accents. It's an easy way out. It's also the wrong one. By Gabe Nelson I Daily News Editor Likemanystudents atthe Univer- sity, Business sophomore Eric Brackmann can't understand his graduate student instructor. Brackmann tried to under- stand his economics GSI's accen...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…B-SCHOOL? B.S. ONE STUDENT PUTS ROSS IN ITS PLACE. THE STATEMENT FROM THE DAILY: OTHER PROP 2 COMES BACK FOLK ROCKER JOSH RITTER TO TO HAUNT MICHIGAN PLAY THE ARK OPINION, PAGE 4A ARTS, PAGE SA ~Ie Ei~ian BaI1.j Anr ArborMich rga www.michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 7, 2007 FRI 'U' alums, professors take part in war By EMILY ANGELL Daily StaffReporter Then-LSA sophomore Adri- an Mejia spent the final weeks of December 2003 like most...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 2

…2A - Wednesday, February 7, 2007 0 MONDAY: The Extremist TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes THURSDAY: .. . . Campus Characters FRIDAY: Explained Swim where? The Union was once home to a pool For 41 years, the Michigan Union was more than a study- hour refuge or fast-food refu- eling station. It was also the place for male students to perfect their backstroke. Designated originally as a men's recreational club, the Union's ground floor - beneath w...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS Country colleges trying WASHINGTON C u t yt y n House to confront presidentonIraq to create urban buzz next week Democratic critics of the Iraq war seized the offensive at both ends of the Capitol yesterday, dis- closing plans for a symbolic rejec- tion by the House of President Bush's decision to deploy additional troops and filing legislation in the Senate...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 4

…*I 4A -Wednesday, February 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 413 E. Huron St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL EDITOR IN CHIEF IMRAN SYED EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR JEFFREY BLOOMER MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 5A 'Once more with feeling!' ecently, my friend admit- ted to me what gave his life meaning. "On stage - it's the only time I feel really alive," my friend said as we walked away from the Men- delssohn Theater, where he'd been rehearsing. I suspected this was something of an overstatement, but then again, what was I going to do? Argue with him? I should have asked him to d...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 6

…6A- The Michigan Daily -Wednesday, February the michigan daily PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE On Central Campus Call 668-1100. TREE City Properties Houses & Apartments Available 2007 UNIVERSITY TOWERS 1 MONTH FREE ON ALL MAY LEASES. ONLY A FEW STILL AVAILABLE. 6 Bdrm: 1115 Packard $3100 Sept. 5 Bdrm: 925 Sylvan $3000 Sept. 4 Bdrm: 812 Packard $2600 Sept. 3 Bdrm: 616 S. Division $1725 Sept. 2 Bdrm: 915 Greenwood $1100 Sept. www.treecityproperties....…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - 7A IRAQ From page 1A oppressive insurgency that, uses intimidation and murder to achieve their political and ideological goals." Cain described the dramat- ic change in lifestyle he expe- rienced after ending his days as an undergraduate. "There is much more expected of a young adult over here," he said. "At home I was worried about studying and writing papers, while here, ...…

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…*I 8A - Wednesday, February 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Silverman's act doesn't translate By IMRAN SYED Daily Arts Writer It's a rite of passage for any halfway- decent comedian with even the-hint of a future. And now Sarah Silverman (veteran of **i socially incorrect zing- ers like "I was raped The Sarah by my doctor, which is Silverman bittersweet for a Jew- Program lsh girl") has landed her own sitcom. From Thursdays ...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Buckeyes pull away from Blue By DANIEL BROMWICH Daily Sports Editor COLUMBUS - The taunting rang loud and clear from the student section as the final sec- onds ticked off in the Michigan's 76-63 loss last night at Value City Arena. "N-I-T! N-I-T! N-I- T!" MICHIGAN 63 "Just like football! OHIO STATE 76 Just like football!" The common theme? Both exemplify Michigan's recent inability to gain the lead in its...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 10

…IOA - Wednesday, February 7, 2007 a new role for Cogliano The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ONSNE SPECIAL Sneakpeek.' ByJAMES V. DOWD Daily Sports Writer Throughout January, Michigan fans became accustomed to the Andrew Cogliano the Edmonton Oilers saw when they drafted him with the 25th overall pick of the 2005 NHL draft. After returning from the World Junior Champion- ships, the sophomore had gone on a tear, dancing through defenses f...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 11

…n aly- edesayFerury7 00 0 0 0 0 OK. So I inhaled. /anderMi Irecently realized that 20 years is too long to go without a smoke. For years, my curi- osity had been quelled by the grotesque posters in high school, the harrowing public service announcements and the stern warn- ings of my parents, which included phrases like disease, permanent stench, financial ruin and certain homelessness. So I stayed the hell away from cigarettes. I was...…

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…0 0 o 0 0 0 0 e e e0 THE EDITOR'S NOTEBOOK with WALTER NOWINSKI tab le of contents A look at the big news events this week and how important they really are. Conveniently ranked from one to 10. WenedaFerur 7 20 -Th 6OignDaly 7 3B THE JUNK DRAWER Impress your friends by knowing just what to talk about this week and what not to. 4B LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE Our photographer travels the path many students will - out of from Michigan and into a bi...…

February 07, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 93) • Page Image 13

…I B Te icign aiy - ednsday Feb uar s0 Why the BMShOIB0Is overrated The Ross School of Business dupes the rankings and trades imagination for group work 0 0 0 Wednesday, February 7, 2007 - The Michigan Daily 4 QUOTES OF THE WEEK "I could sit here and talk to you about the buildings I'm cc I am surprised, frank- building in Chicago and Las ly, at the amount of Vegas, but I'm sure you'd distrust that exists in much prefer to see Andy Dick this...…

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… 0 0 0 0W ..00 Wednesday, February 7. 200' , - -a. < 5 B University graduates are hightaiting it out of the tired city of Detroit, seek- ing farme and fortune in bigger cities like Chicago. But in their rush fr the border, they're rmissing worlds along the way. By Rob Migrin I Daily Staff Writer f you're graduating, chances are you have plans to move somewhere more glamorous than Michigan. And fast. Countless new University degree- hol...…

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