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December 11, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 44) • Page Image 1

…Engineering sophomore Conner Hein, who studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, went into backpacking for next semester’s classes with a plan. When his registration period rolled around, however, Hein realized the classes he wanted had already been filled to capacity. He found himself number 40 and number 60 on two waitlists, which as of Tuesday night are both around a hundred students long. Because of leng...…

December 10, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…On March 8, 2010, professor Edward P. St. John was removed from his teaching position in the School of Education. He had 24 hours to notify his students and no means to appeal his removal. St. John believed his removal stemmed from disagreements he had with the policy opinions of his dean, Deborah Ball, in the Provost’s Achievement Gap Task Force, a University-wide advisory panel on diversity in higher education. He had two optio...…

December 09, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 9, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Four in a row Michigan comes back against Syracuse Thursday, tops Oakland Sunday on its way to 8-1 start to season. » Page 1B Members of the Climate Action Movement and the One University Campaign released a joint statement Friday after staging a series of protests and blockading the exits of the University ...…

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 05, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…Design by Maggie Huang Thursday, December 5, 2019 University of Michigan students gathered at the University Spectrum Center Wednesday evening for a town hall discussion on creating a plan to implement an informed consent model for gender-affirming care at University Health Services. At the event, ten students worked to identify and address health care disparities for transgender students at U-M. The students explained that at U...…

December 04, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 4, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM About 200 community members and students attended the Let’s End Sexual Assault Summit on Tuesday at Eastern Michigan University which featured a keynote speech by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. In its second year, the event included a full day of discussions, panels and break-out sessions on how to ad...…

December 03, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…Current faculty member Emily Lawsin and former faculty member Scott Kurashige filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University of Michigan under the Elliott- Larsen Civil Rights Act. Their trial began yesterday at 9 a.m. at the Washtenaw County Court and it is scheduled to continue until December 23. Kurashige and Lawsin are seeking more than $25,000 in damages to compensate for emotional distress, loss of ...…

December 02, 2019 (vol. 129, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 2, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-NINE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM No answers Ohio State crushes Michigan, 56-27, handing Jim Harbaugh his fifth-straight loss in the rivalry. » Page 1B Hundreds of people lined the blocks outside local marijuana dispensaries early Sunday morning as Ann Arbor businesses Exclusive Brands, Arbors Wellness and Greenstone Provisions opened sales o...…

December 11, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 48) • Page Image 1

…Evelyn Alsultany, admired professor, author, advocate, mentor and administrator, will be leaving the roles she has held at the University of Michigan for over 14 years for a new opportunity at the University of Southern California in just a few days. Alsultany has played a prominent role on campus since her days as a student in the 1990s. Alsultany attended the University as an undergrad, attended Stanford Univ...…

December 10, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 47) • Page Image 1

…At the intersection of Washtenaw Avenue and Hill Street, where the University of Michigan’s iconic painted Rock resides, residents have reported many dangerous car accidents that put drivers and pedestrians at risk. Michigan Traffic Crash Facts, a tool developed by the University, compiles queries of accident information across the state of Michigan. According to MTCF, there were 245 crashes within 150 feet of the inte...…

December 07, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 46) • Page Image 1

…The Yemeni Student Association at the University of Michigan opened its inaugural cultural night with a simple invitation to attendees: “We want you to experience the beauty of Yemeni culture,” LSA junior Ryan Shami told the more than 150 students gathered Thursday night in the West Quad Multipurpose Room. Shami then danced his way through the middle of the room with other board members, all clad in traditional thawbs, multi- c...…

December 06, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 45) • Page Image 1

…LSA sophomore Catherine Garton was motivated to found the University of Mich- igan’s chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby this semester, because of a core belief that students’ voices are impera- tive for creating policy to combat climate change. For two years, Garton was a mem- ber of CCL’s Ann Arbor chap- ter, one of 489 active chapters the organization maintains. Its main goal is to lobby for national policies that address c...…

December 05, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 45) • Page Image 1

…Three students have been awarded the prestigious Marshall and Schwarzman scholarships to pursue graduate studies at universities in the United Kingdom and China during the upcoming academic year. LSA seniors Amanda Burcroff and Noah McNeal won the Marshall Scholarship, which provides up to 50 students from across the United States full funding to study at any U.K. institution in any field of choice. Business an...…

December 04, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…Two groups staged protests Monday night outside Ann Arbor City Hall, calling on City Council to take action on disparate issues: the reopening of a piercing shop with a racist owner and the annual deer cull in Ann Arbor. Protesters from BAMN and Stop Trump Ann Arbor demanded City Council take action against the reopening of Pangea Piercing, which closed in August after its owner, J.C. Potts, was accused white sup...…

December 03, 2018 (vol. 128, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…Around 8:12 p.m. Friday, the Epsilon Alpha Sigma Sorority, is the University of Michigan’s first Arab sorority, dubbed the Empowered Arab Sisterhood, revealed its first class of new recruits. The seven girls recruited, the “Al-Afdal line,” marched into Auditorium D in Angell Hall, yelling “We’re the girls of Arab countries!” in Arabic. As the girls were revealed, a founding member of the sorority’s chapter at the Unive...…

December 12, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 47) • Page Image 1

…The Michigan Daily sat down for an interview with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to discuss several current issues on campus, including a likely visit from Richard Spencer and the addition of a Middle Eastern/North African category to University of Michigan demographic data collection. The Daily: The administration has been very clear that safety is the first priority in negotiations with Richard Spence...…

December 11, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 46) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 11, 2017 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Emma Kinery, editor in chief, The Michigan Daily Journalism is changing tremendously — which, in some ways, makes being the editor of a college paper more difficult than it has ever been — but it’s also pretty exciting. The Michigan Daily operates editorially and financially independent of the University of Mi...…

December 08, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 46) • Page Image 1

…White supremacist Richard Spencer and lawyer Kyle Bristow are pressuring the University of Michigan to find a date and “reasonable location on campus” for Spencer’s potential speech on campus by Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bristow announced in a press release on Thursday. “Either select a date by January 15, 2018—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—at 5:00 p.m., or else be sued in federal court just like Michigan ...…

December 07, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 44) • Page Image 1

…If all had gone to plan on Thursday morning, student employees of the University Unions would be sitting in the Board of Regents meeting room in protest of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s potentially speaking on campus. After a meeting with Unions administrators earlier this week, the employees shifted their efforts to public spaces to avoid risk of termination. As the board convenes two weeks after the University...…

December 06, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan confirmed its unwavering support of research with the announcement of a record $1.48 billion in total research expenditures for the 2017 fiscal year ending on June 30. The Office of Research published this data in their annual report, which details the current research landscape at the University. This announcement follows the No. 1 ranking in research volume the University recently ...…

December 05, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…City Council was rocked again Monday night as residents continued to show resistance against a $146 million development plan on Broadway Street, near the University of Michigan Hospital. It was the culmination of yet another episode in the divisions that have characterized Ann Arbor politics in recent years. Though most council members agree increasing density and housing supply are crucial for th...…

December 04, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…On an illuminated stage in the auditorium of the University of Michigan Museum of Art, the stories of people affected by HIV were presented in forms ranging from dances and slam poetry to statistics and HIV testing site information at the annual HIV Monologues presented by the University of Michigan’s chapters of National Council of Negro Women and the Black Student Union this weekend. LSA senior Margarett McBride, president...…

December 01, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…Live Zero Waste is an online platform that provides resources and tools for those interested in living a waste- free lifestyle, started by LSA senior Samuel McMullen and his older sister, University of Michigan alum Lydia McMullen, in 2016. The Live Zero Waste team has recently grown and is now composed of six students who are working to increase the initiative’s presence online, on campus and in the greater Ann Arbor commun...…

December 13, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 46) • Page Image 1

…Though many of the campaign promises made by the newMich platform were attacked as idealistic by their opposition, the University of Michigan Central Student Government’s administration led by President David Schafer, LSA senior, and Vice President Micah Griggs, LSA senior, has laid considerable groundwork to fulfill some of their directives for the next semester. While many of the body’s directives, like mental health ...…

December 12, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 45) • Page Image 1

…Political Science Prof. Andrei Markovits launched his new book, “Hillel at Michigan 1926/27-1945: Struggles of Jewish Identity in a Pivotal Era,” at the University of Michigan Hillel Building Sunday, the day before the organization’s 90th anniversary. Markovits, the 2007 recipient of the University Golden Apple Award for outstanding teaching, discussed how he came to research Hillel — a community cente...…

December 09, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 44) • Page Image 1

…On a Thursday night in September, a LSA freshman named Hannah — who asked that only her first name be used because she is discussing underage drinking — had a few mixed drinks with her friends in her dorm room before going out. It was an 18+ night at BTB Cantina — a bar located on South University Avenue. At the time, Hannah was just old enough to get through the door. She was careful not drink at the bar — the bouncers h...…

December 08, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…The School of Art & Design has begun to implement strategies to increase diversity in teaching and in coursework as part of the University of Michigan’s campus-wide plans to increase diversity, equity and inclusion. Karina Moore, director of admissions at the Art & Design School, said as part of the DEI initiative, grants have been given to different areas of the University to allow them to increase inclusion specifically...…

December 07, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan will receive about $100,000 in state grant funding to combat sexual assault, according to a Tuesday press release. This is the second year funding from Gov. Rick Snyder (R) and first lady Sue Snyder’s initiative to end sexual assault on college campuses in Michigan has been allocated to the University. The funding will be split between all three University campuses, with $53,505 for the Ann Arbor...…

December 06, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…President-elect Donald Trump recently appointed Betsy DeVos, Michigan native and education activist, as the secretary of education, much to the disappointment many state stakeholders such as Steve Norton, executive director of Michigan Parents for Schools, an organization of Michigan parents working for public school funding. “We were dismayed. But unfortunately not terribly surprised,” Norton said. “I believe (Trump) ...…

December 05, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan was ranked among the nation’s top three schools for undergraduate entrepreneurship opportunities and sixth for graduate entrepreneurship by The Princeton Review in a November release. Only Babson University in Massachusetts and Brigham Young University in Utah surpassed the University on the undergraduate list. The annual rankings take into consideration business and entrepreneurs...…

December 02, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…The U.S.’s relationship with China relationship, fraught with friction and rising competition, will most likely not improve under President- elect Donald Trump, according to David Shambaugh, a professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University who spoke at the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday. About 60 people gathered to listen to Shambaugh discuss his views on the state of U...…

December 01, 2016 (vol. 126, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced Monday that the Detroit College Promise scholarship program, a part of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, will be expanded provide full free tuition in four-year college programs to students who graduate from Detroit Public Schools. The program has provided last-dollar scholarship funding — monies that aim to fill the financial gap left by scholarships to cover additional expens...…

December 14, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 45) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 14, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Minors would not face legal action for seeking medical assistance By ALEXA ST. JOHN Daily Staff Reporter Following the successful implementation of medical amnesty for minors who con- sumed alcohol, Michigan rep- resentatives have introduced a bill to extend this amnesty to drug use as well. As stated in t...…

December 11, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 44) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, December 11, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM DELANEY RYAN/Daily Art & Design freshman Laura Desimine works on a Rube Goldberg project for her first-year 3D class at the Art & Architecture building on Thursday. RUBE GOLDBE RG’S DEVICE STUDENT GOVERNMENT POLITICS Eleven members step down from their positions after chair’s termination By EMMA KERR Daily News Edi...…

December 10, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, December 10, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Ann Arbor awaits release of new ‘Star Wars’ installment » INSIDE the b-side GOVERNMENT See LAB SAFETY, Page 3A See COMMISSION, Page 2A From deer cull to departure of key city officials, 2015 marked year of change By ISOBEL FUTTER Daily Staff Reporter For City Hall and the Ann Arbor City Council, the past yea...…

December 09, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 9, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Ethics committee recommendation generates debate during meeting By JACKIE CHARNIGA Daily Staff Reporter Calls to remove a Central Student Government representative after members of Students Allied for Freedom and Democracy questioned his conduct at their Diag demonstration continued to generate d...…

December 08, 2015 (vol. 123, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, December 8, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM INDEX Vol. CXXIII, No. 42 ©2015 The Michigan Daily michigandaily.com N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A RT S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 SPORTS ........................7 SUDOKU....................... 2 CL ASSIFI...…

December 07, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 7, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Event intended to tie with World AIDS Day advocacy efforts By TANYA MADHANI Daily Staff Reporter University students have host- ed performances of the popular stage play “The Vagina Mono- logues” for years. But on Friday, the University’s Black Student Union and the National Council of Negro Women teamed up to ...…

December 04, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, December 4, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM MATT VAILLIENCOURT/Daily University President Mark Schlissel addresses students during his monthly fireside chat with students in the Michigan Union on Thursday. During fireside chat, president also expresses opposition to divestment By LARA MOEHLMAN Daily Staff Reporter For University President Mark Schlissel’s...…

December 03, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, December 3, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM A look at The Moxies » INSIDE the b-side ‘U’ has contracted outside search firm, appointed selection committee By LEV FACHER Managing Editor Michigan interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett describes his tenure at the University as a love story — one that begins with a phone call. This love story, however, i...…

December 02, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 39) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 2, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM Residents struggle with crisis’ lasting impacts as leaders seek to rebuild trust By SAM GRINGLAS Managing News Editor FLINT, Mich. — On a Saturday evening in October, several hundred trick-or-treaters streamed up and down Calumet Street on the city’s east side. Traffic clogged the neighborhood’s streets, lin...…

December 01, 2015 (vol. 125, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, December 1, 2015 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM See ANDRES, Page 6 See SACUA, Page 3 See GENETICS, Page 3 CAMPUS LIFE ARTS PREVIEW SCIENCE Students recount experiences with sexual assault at 29th annual SAPAC event By RIYAH BASHA Daily Staff Reporter At the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center’s 29th annual Speak Out, more than 150 attendees ...…

December 10, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…~~1)E fiCidjiataI iI) ! \L5 Phi ¢I). i3 Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 10, 2014 michigandailycom ADMINISTRATION 'U': Regents complied wit state meeting law Officials to members of the general public. Though members of the press prevented public were alerted to the venue change; University officials did not pub- from attending licly announce that the proceed- ingswould be relocated. November session "It was a complicated deci- si...…

December 09, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 40) • Page Image 1

…C;E1IL \T IG () ()N} H N1l) I) \AN I TW NT Y 1 11 YL \I OF (a)1 1 )T L LI II L))M Ann Arbor, Michigan_ Tuesday, December 9,2014_ michigandaily.com HEALTH Concussion concerns overstated, prof. says University President Mark Schlissel speaks at his monthly fireside chat for the semester in the Pond Room in the Michigan Union on Monday. Schlissel addresses safety; athletics in fireside clhat President to hold office hours for students at ...…

December 08, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 38) • Page Image 1

…CELBLRI\TI NG OUR ONE-I I UINI)ED TWEVNTY-FIFTH YEARF 0ED1'ITORIA L FREEDOM Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 8, 2014 michigandailycom ACADEMICS Classes give opportunity to explore T. R. Durham, owner of Dur m's Track ementsshowcases one of his products to customers Saturday. kerrytown fish mk brings upscale tastet A Moto Detroit courses focus on history, culture and community service By NEALA BERKOWSKI Daily Staff Reporter Students regis...…

December 05, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 36) • Page Image 1

…1ie1icigan0ailj CE1,111 XI\ING 1' ONE NlitOHI 1\N ITXI N I II 1 10 E XI \ 111 I ) Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, December 5, 2014 michigandaily.com v ". .. GOVERNMENT University presidents attend D.C. conference VICKI LIU/Daily Steven Salalta speaks about his rescinded job offer from the University of Illinois Thursday at Hutchins Hall. His offer was rescinded over the summer after he ' criticized Israel's military action in Gaza, part of ...…

December 04, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 36) • Page Image 1

…4 xclpgan 0'aIt michigandaily.com HEALTI UHS touts alternative methods o birth conttol Students asked While there are a variety of contraceptive resources available to consider to students, many still struggle to find methods best suited to their intrauterine financial andmedical needs. devices, implants Monique Steel, a nurse prac- evt titioner at the UHS Women's Health Clinic, said students are By EMMA KERR often unaware of other forms of ...…

December 03, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 35) • Page Image 1

…4be0ldigan0aFj (II 4j j ajN() II ~ 1) 1111\(III) II II \ Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 3, 2014 michigandailycom BRADY HOKE FIRED PAUL SHERMAN/DAILY Brady Hoke, fired on Tuesday afternoon, spent four years at Michigan, finishing this season with a05-7 record and marking the third session in the last 30 years to miss a bowl game. He finished1-3 against Ohio State and Michigan State in his time. Dream job comes to Hackett explains ...…

December 02, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 34) • Page Image 1

…iC Ipan, Htil ('EL~lIATIG (ill N LII NI l( I '1't\ VY'\~" Ll'l ~ A lt ) LIMT H K . L I LDt Ann Arbor, Michigan' Tuesday, December 2, 2014 michigandailycom SEXUAL ASSAULT SAPAC' respond to group's list of demands Sc ir hai ass m ('o -O---- , I 7 /- if. I CHARLES KOWALEC/Dai Engineering senior Emma Backman receives an award at the 1000 Pitches Award Ceremony in the Michigan Union Ballroom on Monday. Finalists 1,000 Pitches competition O...…

December 01, 2014 (vol. 124, iss. 34) • Page Image 1

…~be icityan 0ait II~~' L~ FI\O IN LIB ) X I IIIL IO IiA I .E41 'l - 1 Y11A 11 1 I I LLOA Ann Arbor, Michigan. Monday, December 1, 2014 michigandailycom ADMINISTRATION Students join pres. for holiday festivities With those left on campus in mind, Schlissel hosts first Thanksgiving in Al By EMILIE PLESSET Daily StaffReporter While campus may have seemed very quiet over the weekend, the President's House on South University Avenue was buz...…

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