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December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 8, 2021 ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY ONE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM CHAMPIONS DANIEL DASH Daily Sports Editor Michigan 42 42 Iowa 3 3 Wolverines capture elusive Big Ten Championship in win over Iowa GOT A NEWS TIP? Let us know: Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com IN DEX Vol. CXXX, No. 61 ©2021 The Michigan Daily NEWS.........................2 A RTS..................…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 2

…In light of the University of Michi- gan’s commitment to achieve carbon neutrality for both on-campus and purchased-power emissions by 2040, community members are consider- ing how the University can introduce more energy-efficient lighting proce- dures. Multiple buildings and common areas across campus close each night and remain inaccessible to students, staff and faculty, but continue to be lit with the same light intensity as d...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 3

…The University of Michigan Diag was illuminated by a string of tealight candles the evening of Dec. 2 as community members gathered to mourn and commemorate the four lives lost in the Oxford High School shooting on Nov. 30, where a 15-year-old sophomore opened fire in what would become the deadliest K-12 school shooting since 2018. Three students spoke at the event: Public Policy junior Alyssa Donovan, LSA junior Mckenzie Mille...…

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…In early November, the University of Pioneer High School parent Charmelle Kelsey filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Ann Arbor Public Schools on Nov. 30, in the latest of several attempts to make AAPS acknowledge racial disparities in their school system. The suit claims AAPS withheld public documents Kelsey believed would provide evidence of racial discrimination at Pioneer High School, according to a press...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 5

…Arts I’m the kind of person who looks for herself when she reads. I want so badly to find bits of myself in characters that I love. From Hermione Granger to Lizzy Bennet, I crave a connection to beloved characters, so much so that I force similarities. I try to become the characters instead of finding a natural connection, instead of finding something real. And then I read Uzma Jalaluddin’s “Hana Khan Carries On.” I’ve seen att...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 6

…On April 20, 2021, the Detroit Free Press broke the news that CEO of Activision Blizzard — one of America’s premier AAA game companies, publisher of juggernaut franchises like “Call of Duty” and “World of Warcraft” — Bobby Kotick gifted $4 million to the University of Michigan to establish an esports minor. Kotick, who studied Art History at the University, dropped out in the ’80s, supposedly based on the advice of Steve Jobs. Ac...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 7

…The boobs : balls ratio There are several tests to quantify how well a narrative treats characters who are women. The most famous is probably the Bechdel test for women’s representation — two women must have a conversation about a topic other than a man in the film for it to pass. When Alison Bechdel first created the test in 1985, most films were not able to pass, but, in recent years, over 50% do. Obviously, the Bechdel test only...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 8

…8 — Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Michigan in Color The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com The lack of diversity in public schools: A reflection of my time with Black Men Read When I take the time to reflect on my child- hood, I cannot help but appreciate the parts of my upbringing that nurtured a love for who I am and the cultural community that I come from. Growing up in a Black household in a largely Black area, I obtained ample expos...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 9

… The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Opinion Wednesday, December 8, 2021 — 9 ALEX YEE Opinion Columnist BRITTANY BOWMAN 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. CLAIRE HAO Editor in Chief ELIZABETH COOK AND JOEL WEINER Editorial Page Editors Unsigned editorials refle...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 10

… 10 — Wednesday, December 8, 2021 Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com E arlier this month, Democrats lost unified control of Virginia state government to Glenn Youngkin, a mild-mannered, sweater vest-wearing Republican who loves to talk about schools. Leading up to the election, education was consistently ranked as one of the most important issues to Virginia voters. The Youngkin campaign addressed education by constant...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 11

…On Sunday, the No. 2 Michigan football team learned its postseason fate: A trip to Miami to face No. 3 Georgia in the Orange Bowl. While the Bulldogs’ recent loss to Alabama toppled them from their long-held No. 1 spot, it’s hard to picture a National Championship game without them in it. But, as the Wolverines have said all season, they aren’t flinching. “We’re gonna be looking forward to it,” junior quarterback Cade McNamara s...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 12

…INDIANAPOLIS — There was a moment in Saturday’s game, deep in the fourth quarter once Michigan’s lead had swelled to 35-3, when Jim Harbaugh and Aidan Hutchinson flashed across the Lucas Oil Stadium big screen. The seventh-year Michigan coach and senior defensive end locked eyes. They screamed in each other’s face and whacked one another across the chest. And the crowd — delirious, jubilant and rollicking — roared in appreciation...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 14

…Let’s unpack that: How and why we talk about sex in college If you walk into my house after 11 p.m., know that you will be talked about when you leave. Every morning after a night out, my roommates and I follow the same sacred ritual: the debrief. All 12 of us — and any male guests who have dared to stay past 9 a.m. — squeeze together on the couch to recap the night before. Over cups of cof- fee and pieces of dry toast, we rehash e...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 15

…I like to bring up my mom when talking to friends about sex. No, it isn’t a product of some sub- scription to one of Freud’s incestual talking points — my tendency to mention her is actually empiri- cally grounded: she is a professor who has taught about the history of sex for over 20 years. And my personal bias aside, I’d confidently say she is an expert in the field. Telling people what she does usually garners the same cautious, y...…

December 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 61) • Page Image 16

…The female ORGASM on Prozac W e are chronically misinformed when it comes to female pleasure — where it hap- pens, why it happens and how. At times, even the scientific and research communities are stumped on the evolutionary purpose behind the female orgasm: while some studies point at a procreating advantage prior to ovulating periods for women who orgasm, no firm claim can yet be made. Female orgasms, especially in contrast to mal...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 1

…The brass Block ‘M’ in the center of the Diag is usually clear of footprints, with students sharply changing their trajectory to safely avoid trodding upon it and tempting academic fate. However, during Festifall on Sept. 1 and 2, the sidewalks throughout the Diag and Ingalls Mall were so packed with U-M community members that numerous individuals walked over the infamous ‘M’ to navigate the large crowd. After operating as a com...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 2

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News 2 — Wednesday, September 8, 2021 The Michigan Daily (ISSN 0745-967) is publishing weekly on Wednesdays for the Winter 2021 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-...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, September 8, 2021 — 3 ADMINISTRATION ‘U’ leaders defend COVID-19 policies after faculty pushback Schlissel: Classroom ‘the safest place to be on campus’ University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan Collins defended fall semester COVID-19 guidelines in a Sept. 2 email to concerned faculty, stating that “perhaps the safest place to be on campus this fall will ...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 5

…It’s nine on Sunday morning, and Eileen is going to mass with Simon. They’ve known each other for a very long time — since they were teenagers. They’ve shared a romantic interlude in Paris, only to part for years after. They’ve woken up in bed together this morning. It’s both a notable and unexciting event, the sort that Eileen, nearing 30, clings to. The moment happens in her head more than in reality, in her heart. She watches t...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 6

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts 6 — Wednesday, September 8, 2021 With the return of school comes heavy books, dense nonfiction and endless essays. To balance the hefty academic reading, the Daily’s Book Review writers have compiled a list of six must-reads for the back-to- school season. Some are summer releases that might’ve slipped under your radar, while others have been on your to-read list for years. These books are ...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Michigan in Color Wednesday, September 8, 2021 — 7 YOUR WEEKLY ARIES There’s a fresh start for your mental health this week, and events in your love life look bright and cheerful too – lots to enjoy. AQUARIUS GEMINI The New Moon in your family zone is very encouraging – this is a great week to move on from family dramas and into much more positive territory. SAGITTARIUS CAPRICORN SCORPIO ...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 8

…7-Opinion L ast November saw the continuation of a local tradition in Rochester, N.Y., where hundreds of women adorned the grave of Susan B. Anthony with their “I Voted” stickers. The act is a nod to the role she played in earning women the right to vote. But the tradition glosses over a major problem with the history of the women’s suffrage movement: It was done almost entirely for the benefit of white women. Anthony w...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, September 8, 2021 — 9 A public lecture and reception; you may attend in person or virtually. For more info, including the Zoom link, visit events.umich.edu/event/84260 or call 734.615.6667. KEN KOLLMAN Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor Professor of Political Science Why You Should and Should Not be Worried About AMERICAN DEMOCRACY Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 4:00 p.m. | Wei...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 10

…Terms apply. Food delivery, entertainment, and more. EXCLUSIVELY WITH Student offers that will make your year. amazon.com/student My Saturday started at 6:43 a.m. — a time I usually consider to be the middle of the night — to music blasting outside my door. It’s a familiar feeling but jarring nonetheless to be woken up by the first notes of Mo Bamba or Shipping Up to Boston. It’s a sensation I haven’t had in almost...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, September 8, 2021 — 11 One aspect of soccer that is often overlooked is moments of transition. These are the few seconds following a change in possession. They are often the time when the ball is the easiest to win back and hardest to keep. They can also be when a defense is most vulnerable because their players are set up to attack, not defend. People tend to focus on wha...…

September 08, 2021 (vol. 130, iss. 49) • Page Image 12

…2-News 12 — Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Ad The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Visa is a registered trademark of Visa International Service Association and used under license. Low Cash Mode is a service mark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Virtual Wallet Student is a registered trademark of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Bank deposit products and services provided by PNC Bank, National Association. Member FDIC ©2021 The...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 1

…In recent weeks, businesses have closed their doors and restaurants have been forced to move to takeout only as residents have taken to self-isolation, all to slow the spread of COVID-19 as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines recommend. However, homeless shelters in Ann Arbor remain open, in full operation and at capacity. Sarah Paspal-Jasinski, director of development at the Shelter Associat...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 2

…News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com During the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, students and young professionals from around the world have come together to form a global movement called #Students_Against_ COVID, which is dedicated to bringing students and allies together to spread awareness about the severity of the virus. They strive to facilitate effective and socially responsible collaboration and innovation...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 3

…Wednesday, April 8, 2020 — 3A News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com This decision has no impact on Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, which is still set to end April 14. Whitmer told reporters after the vote that the extension isn’t as long as she hoped, but the legislature can always extend it again at a later date, according to the Detroit Free Press. Whitmer said extending the emergency declaration protects the state...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 4

…M arch 27 marked the day the United States officially surpassed every other country in confirmed cases of COVID-19. That day alone, over 3,000 people died globally, pushing the total death count past 27,000. And yet, as thousands lose their lives every day, I have seen one phrase circulate more than almost any other, second only to “wash your hands” — “we are the virus, and coronavirus is the cure.” Beside insinuating t...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 5

…Movies are projections. Yes, literally, in the sense of filmstock and screens and projectors and bulbs. But movies can also be projections of ourselves — a momentary snapshot of the internal, the introspective, the metaphysical. Given the circumstances, we as the film beat are seeing less literal projections in movie theaters and doing more projecting ourselves. So what are we thinking about? Among them are “Wicked,” Dcoms (Dis...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 6

…The music of Rory Ferreira has seen quite the evolution since his debut mixtape in 2012. Under the moniker milo, he’s transitioned from a style of hip-hop tinged with nerdiness to now embracing art and jazz rap. His side project Scallops Hotel was created to develop his more abstruse side, lyrically and in terms of production. He has made the leap from independent artist to founder of his own record label. Throughout his incre...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 8

…Wednesday, April 8, 2020 // The Statement 2B Managing Statement Editor Magdalena Mihaylova Deputy Editors Emily Stillman Marisa Wright Associate Editor Reece Meyhoefer Designers Elizabeth Bigham Kate Glad Copy Editors Madison Gagne Sadia Jiban Photo Editor Keemya Esmael Editor in Chief Elizabeth Lawrence Managing Editor Erin White I t was a Saturday afternoon. My family had been playing mahjong — a complex game...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 9

…3B Wednesday, April 8, 2020 // The Statement3B W hen my grandpa passed away over two months ago, one of my friends asked if we were close. I remember responding, “You know in school when you’re asked to write about a person who inspires you? He has always been that person for me.” Throughout my life, my grandpa, Charles VanHampler, inspired me in many ways. In the way he patiently raised five daughters in a two bedroom and one b...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 10

…T here is nothing like a good romantic comedy to make you reevaluate your love life. Watching any movie with a boy- meets-girl plot results in what my mother calls an “I’m going to die fat, broke and alone” moment, as terrible as that sounds. It’s the kind of feeling that makes you want any semblance of validation immediately, especially from a potential romantic partner. In one of these moments during my freshman year of colleg...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 11

…Wednesday, April 8, 2020 // The Statement 6B I don’t remember when I fell in love with running. I cannot remember my first run or my first pair of running sneakers. Early on, I recall equating running to a mundanity, something I did to stay in shape and keep active as an incredibly uncoordinated individual who failed when it came to team sports. As a child, I hadn’t discovered the runner’s high or that sweaty addiction. But betwe...…

April 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 101) • Page Image 12

…O n March 25, I boarded a flight from Detroit to Southern California, where I grew up. The airport was eerily empty, the Transportation Security Administration workers wore masks and televisions throughout the terminal were broadcasting the latest fatality numbers of COVID-19. Rolling my suitcase to my gate, the few people in the terminal gave each other a wide berth, exchanging nervous yet empathetic half- smiles. This is weird, ever...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…Every Saturday morning since September 2003, members of Witnesses For Peace — an anti- Israel protest group — have stood outside the Beth Israel Congregation on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor. Members of the group hold signs reading “Resist Jewish Power,” “Jewish Power Corrupts,” “Boycott Israel,” “Stop U.S. Aid to Israel” and “End the Palestinian holocaust.” Their demonstrations last from about 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., taking p...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 2

…The Ann Arbor City Council met for the first time in 2020 on Monday night to discuss a federal lawsuit filed over anti- Israel protests at Beth Israel Congregation and increasing regulations for short-term rental properties. Anti-Israel protester Henry Herskovitz spoke during public comment about the political demonstrations. Herskovitz, who leads the groups Deir Yassin Remembered and Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends, i...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 3

…“The First Amendment … is subject to appropriate limitations on its continued and repeated usage.” Defendants named in the lawsuit include Henry Herskovitz, Gloria Harb, Tom Saffold, Rudy List and Chris Mark. The lawsuit also lists the groups Deir Yassin Remembered and Jewish Witnesses for Peace and Friends — both led by Herskovitz, a former member of the congregation — as defendants. The Southern Poverty Law Center ...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 4

…Opinion The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com 4A — Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Alanna Berger Brittany Bowman Zack Blumberg Emily Considine Cheryn Hong Krystal Hur Ethan Kessler Mary Rolfes Michael Russo Timothy Spurlin Miles Stephenson Joel Weiner Erin White Lola Yang ERIN WHITE Managing Editor Stanford Lipsey Student Publications Building 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students ...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 5

…Kiley Reid is interested in what makes us cringe. “As a writer I’m really drawn toward hyper-realistic, almost awkward dialogue and inner monologue,” said Reid in a recent phone interview with The Michigan Daily. “And I’m very drawn to characters who find themselves in positions of power and don’t really know what to do with it.” Accordingly, Reid situates her debut novel, “Such A Fun Age,” at the nexus of multiple tricky relatio...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 6

…Let’s get this out of the way: I write negative reviews about music because I hate music, and you should hate it too. After all, what is music if it isn’t something to dump on? Taking what people love, analyzing it piece by piece and ripping it to shreds to invalidate their enjoyment is what I thrive on. I just want to take your favorite album and show you why it’s so terrible until you hate it yourself. What, you thought I list...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 7

…SPORTSWEDNESDAY Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | michigandaily.com 32 pts, 9 asts, 11-19 fg CASSIUS Alec Cohen / Daily Design by Jack Silberman Wolverines fall to Spartans, 87-69, in East Lansing ABBY SNYDER Daily Sports Writer MEN’S BASKETBALL EAST LANSING – This game was almost exactly as advertised. Cassius Winston and Xavier Tillman: stifling on defense and prolific on offense. As advertised. Tom Izzo: calculating game manager, p...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 8

…2B — January 8, 2020 SportsWednesday The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Shooting troubles plague Michigan EAST LANSING — Brick by brick, Michigan laid the foundation of its own downfall. Whether it was beyond the arc, from the elbow or along the baseline, the Wolverines struggled to knock down shots for three-quarters of Sunday’s 18-point, 87-69 drubbing at the hands of No. 14 Michigan State. A fairly even contest through the ...…

January 08, 2020 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com SportsWednesday January 8, 2020 — 3B Pearson increasing focus on details going into second half of the season After Michigan’s loss to Michigan Tech last Tuesday, coach Mel Pearson — as he always does — went back to look at the tape from the game. This time, he noticed something he thought may have been the key factor in his team’s 4-2 loss to the Huskies. The Wolverines had 37 shots on goa...…

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