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March 29, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 96) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents convened Thursday afternoon for the last meeting of the winter 2019 term. Regents Michael Behm (D) and Mark Bernstein (D) were not present but called into the meeting, while Chair Ron Weiser was unable to attend or call in. University President Mark Schlissel began the meeting by addressing the March 16 active shooter scare. He acknowledged that though there was no actual shooter, the...…

March 28, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 95) • Page Image 1

…GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. INDEX Vol. CXXVIII, No. 95 ©2019 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 S P O R T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 S U D O K U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CL A S S I F I E DS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A R T S . . . . . . ....…

March 27, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

…Central Student Government held its final meeting of the 8th assembly Tuesday night. The assembly voted to pass several resolutions, including a resolution to designate University of Michigan Blue Bus routes from campus locations to grocery stores, as well as a resolution to improve pedestrian safety at the University. At the meeting, several non-CSG students presented a new idea for an app to better integrate first-year ...…

March 26, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

…LSA senior Bradley Ebenhoeh was in a residence hall when unfounded reports of an active shooter in Mason Hall surfaced March 16. “I was in East Quad, and they (the Resident Advisors) ... told us there was an active shooter and recommended to us to get downstairs,” Ebenhoeh said. “That made me feel frightened because there was no response from the University.” Ebenhoeh, who uses a wheelchair, said he felt especially frightened...…

March 25, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…In late February, Kaplan Test Prep released their annual law school admissions officers survey, an analysis that attempts to measure student interest in attending law school. After years of decline, Kaplan reported an increase of over 4,000 applicants. The cause, they reported, was the chaotic state of the political climate. In a survey of 121 different law schools, encompassing some of the top 50 in the nation as ranke...…

March 22, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 92) • Page Image 1

…Max Tsao, Music, Theatre & Dance junior, was working in Mason Hall with other students Saturday afternoon when the first reports of an active shooter on the University of Michigan’s Central Campus were publicized. In one of the student’s group chats, at approximately 4:44 p.m., one student alerted the group “There’s an active shooter near Mason.” Many students responded to the text in confusion, one asking “How am I suppo...…

March 21, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 91) • Page Image 1

…GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. INDEX Vol. CXXVIII, No. 91 ©2019 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 S P O R T S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 S U D O K U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 CL A S S I F I E DS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 A R T S . . . . . . ....…

March 20, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 90) • Page Image 1

…Before “The Weinstein Effect: Breaking the Stories that Spurred a Movement” event hosted by the Wallace House, The Michigan Daily sat down with journalists Ronan Farrow and Ken Auletta to discuss their roles in reporting on Harvey Weinstein and where they see the next cultural reckoning coming from. The Michigan Daily: When you first started investigating Harvey Weinstein, did you ever envision the magnitude of the cultural rec...…

March 19, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 89) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, March 19, 2019 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. INDEX Vol. CXXVIII, No. 89 ©2019 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 CL A SSIFIEDS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 S U D O K U . . . . . ...…

March 14, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 8) • Page Image 1

…A large banner was hung on the east side of a smokestack in the University of Michigan’s Central Power Plant Wednesday morning, reading “Climate strike walkout 3/15” was hung on the east side of a smokestack in the University of Michigan’s Central Power Plant. It is currently unknown which group is responsible for making and displaying the sign. The act was not sponsored by the Washtenaw County Climate Strike. The banner i...…

March 13, 2019 (vol. 127, iss. 86) • Page Image 1

…On Tuesday, a coalition of left- leaning organizations hosted a teach-in titled “Umich is Complicit in East Quad Residence Hall” to highlight what they called the University of Michigan’s history of inaction against white supremacy. The event was held in response to Young Americans for Freedom’s invitation to Ben Shapiro, a conservative political commentator, to speak at the University. Shapiro addressed a crowd of more than 1,00...…

March 12, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 85) • Page Image 1

…SARAH KUNKEL/Daily American Culture and Native American Studies Prof. Bethany Hughes discusses the history of redface and how it has affected our cultural climate at the Politics of Blackface Talk in North Quad Monday. In light of the recent controversy surrounding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s 1984 medical school yearbook, in which he and a classmate posed in blackface and donned a Ku Klux Klan robe, the University of Mi...…

March 11, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 84) • Page Image 1

…On Saturday afternoon, more than 50 high school students, residents and local politicians gathered in Liberty Plaza in downtown Ann Arbor to demand legislative action against gun violence. The Washtenaw Youth Initiative, a local group led by and composed of high school students, organized the rally. They invited U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and state Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Ann Arbor, to speak at the event, as well as activi...…

March 01, 2019 (vol. 128, iss. 85) • Page Image 1

…Student activists joke it’s the new Tinder. With the heavily detailed profiles, including pictures taken from Facebook, information on their family and details about their education, Canary Mission provides paragraphs- long biographies about fellow activists — data that simply cannot be found on Tinder. But instead of a dating app, it’s a site some students and professors feel could derail careers and aspirations. Canary Mission is ...…

March 30, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 101) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, March 30, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM ALEXIS RANKIN/Daily The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted to remove the name of the C.C. Little Science Building Thursday afternoon. RESEARCH Board votes unanimously to change names of C.C. Little, West Quad’s Winchell Hall The Lecturers’ Employee Organization filled the room of The University of Michiga...…

March 29, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 101) • Page Image 1

…It’s a situation many students have found themselves in: It’s the day before an exam or paper is due, and they haven’t started studying. Many students The Daily interviewed said they can often feel hopeless. At the last minute, when there seems to be no other option, these students illegally find and consume Adderall, a stimulant pill that gives them more, take away the need to eat or sleep, and probably costs around $5. Of the o...…

March 28, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 100) • Page Image 1

…Regarding what issue she wanted to see prioritized in the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government elections, Public Policy senior Gloriela Iguina-Colón expressed one of many shared sentiments on campus: a need for diversity of representation and a rise in student leaders who prioritize engaging with individuals in the University and Ann Arbor community. Iguina-Colón worked as a deputy campaign manager for the...…

March 27, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 99) • Page Image 1

…In a formal request to the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents Monday morning, University President Mark Schlissel called for the renaming of the C.C. Little Science Building after months of protests against the former University president’s history of eugenics research and involvement in the tobacco industry. The regents are set to vote Thursday on the recommendation. “The University community makes a sig...…

March 23, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 97) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, March 23, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM ALEXANDRIA POMPEI/Daily Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. Surgeon General of the United States speaks on the topic of “Better Health Through Better Partnerships” at the IHPI Director’s Lec- ture in Robertson Auditorium Thursday. CAMPUS LIFE Jerome Adams sits down with University leaders to discuss health care, opioid crisis U....…

March 22, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 96) • Page Image 1

…When LSA sophomore Izzy Nakisher entered the University of Michigan, she didn’t know her major. She visited her adviser, who was assigned to her at orientation, once every few weeks her freshman year, trying to figure out a direction. Four major changes later, Nakisher is now ready to declare. Her adviser, she said, was key in making this happen. An academic adviser is assigned to students at the University during thei...…

March 21, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 95) • Page Image 1

…Beginning in January 2020, all University of Michigan Greek life organizations will transition to a winter semester rush process, according to a University press release. The move comes a semester after the Interfraternity Council suspended all social activities for two months after reports of hazing and sexual assault. Allegations included hazing that placed fraternity recruits in near-death situations, drugging member...…

March 20, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 94) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, March 20, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. Check out the Daily’s News podcast, The Daily Weekly INDEX Vol. CXXVII, No. 94 ©2018 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A R T S . . ...…

March 19, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…During a break in the Lecturers’ Employee Organization’s first open bargaining session in Ann Arbor Friday, about 150 lecturers and allies – including students and tenure -track faculty – marched from the Diag to Palmer Commons. The marchers chanted and waved signs, demanding salary increases and enhanced job security for lecturers, two key aspects of the union’s bargaining platform to replace its current contrac...…

March 16, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 93) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, March 16, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM WICHITA, Kan. — Michigan and Montana stood around, waiting for action to restart. There was a shot clock malfunction with just under 17 minutes to play in the second half, and it took an extraordinarily long amount of time to get it working again. When the shot clock did start ticking properly again, the game p...…

March 15, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 92) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, March 15, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. Check out the Daily’s News podcast, The Daily Weekly INDEX Vol. CXXVII, No. 92 ©2018 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A R T S . . ...…

March 14, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 91) • Page Image 1

…Anthony, an LSA junior at the University of Michigan, said he learned to shoot when he was 8 years old. His grandfather, a military veteran, taught him how to do it well and how to do it safely. He mainly uses guns for hunting and target shooting, and owns several different types of rifles, all of which he keeps in a locked safe. Anthony, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of student repercussions, said he’s noticed ...…

March 13, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 90) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, March 13, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. Check out the Daily’s News podcast, The Daily Weekly INDEX Vol. CXXVII, No. 90 ©2018 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A R T S . . ....…

March 12, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 89) • Page Image 1

…In a video released Sunday, white supremacist Richard Spencer announced a halt to his national college tour amid clashes between protesters and police at his scheduled speech at Michigan State University last Monday. “At least for the foreseeable future, I don’t think it’s a good idea for me to host an event that’s wide open to the public, in which we name the date and the time,” Spencer said in his video. “Because if we do ...…

March 09, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 88) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, March 9, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose immigration status of its students. However, once undocumented students at the University graduate, the future is hazy. This is especially true with those receiving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, which can be renewed every two years. One of ...…

March 08, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 87) • Page Image 1

…michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, March 8, 2018 ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS OF EDITORIAL FREEDOM GOT A NEWS TIP? Call 734-418-4115 or e-mail news@michigandaily.com and let us know. Check out the Daily’s News podcast, The Daily Weekly INDEX Vol. CXXVII, No. 87 ©2018 The Michigan Daily N E WS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 O PI N I O N . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 A R T S . . ....…

March 07, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 86) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government met Tuesday evening to address topics including revisions to the Campus Affordability Guide, additional installations of water refill stations on campus, as well as the upcoming election for CSG representatives for the 2018-2019 academic year. The assembly also discussed the continued inclusion of free menstrual products in various locations across campus. The m...…

March 06, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 85) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs spoke with President Mark Schlissel Monday about the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the potential visit from white supremacist Richard Spencer and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan. SACUA also discussed the upcoming Senate elections and ideas to increase faculty attendance at governance meetings. Schlissel discussed h...…

March 05, 2018 (vol. 127, iss. 84) • Page Image 1

…A large crowd gathered in downtown Ann Arbor Saturday afternoon for a student-led “die- in,” standing in solidarity with the victims of the massacre that occured in Parkland, Fla., at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as the 33 additional children killed as a result of gun violence since the shooting. The crowd, diverse in age and background — ranging from high school students to elected officials — took over Libert...…

March 31, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 57) • Page Image 1

…More than 150 students and faculty gathered at the University of Michigan Museum of Art on Thursday evening to attend “The Art of Fashion,” a bicentennial birthday bash event, which featured an exposition displaying fashion throughout recent decades, with a focus on vintage clothing. This event was co-hosted by campus organizations MUSIC Matters, EnspiRED, NOiR Runway Fashion, Bronze Elegance and SHEI Magazine. This ...…

March 30, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 56) • Page Image 1

…This year’s Central Student Government elections saw significantly lower numbers of voter participation in comparison to recent years. According to an email interview from Public Policy senior Jacob Pearlman, the CSG election director, a total of 7,989 students, or 17.9 percent of the student body, voted in this year’s presidential and vice-presidential election. In 2016, voter turnout came in at 19.1 pe...…

March 29, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 55) • Page Image 1

…More than 50 University of Michigan students and community members gathered Tuesday night in the Diag as part of a vigil commemorating the deaths of civilians due to a U.S-led coalition of airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria, and Mosul, Iraq. On March 16, an explosion in a Syrian mosque left 46 civilians dead, and between March 17 and March 23, more than 200 civilians were killed in Mosul, as the United States fought to clear membe...…

March 28, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 1

…Gov. Rick Snyder and state lawmakers are introducing bills to the state legislature that seek to combat the rising number of opioid overdoses by monitoring prescriptions more closely and enforcing opioid abuse education. Committees within the state House and Senate will begin testimony on more than a dozen measures to battle the epidemic. The opioid epidemic in Michigan has been growing steadily, with the number of opio...…

March 27, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 53) • Page Image 1

…In celebration of the University of Michigan’s bicentennial, the 2017 graduating class will be sent off in style with a graduation ceremony at Michigan Stadium featuring University figures from the past and present, musical performances and alumni award presentations. The ceremony will be on April 29 and will break a long- standing tradition of seating the graduates on the stands and instead, seat them on the fie...…

March 24, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 52) • Page Image 1

…KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With nine seconds left and the Michigan men’s basketball team down by one, Derrick Walton Jr. received the inbounds pass looking for a shot that would lead the Wolverines to the Elite Eight. And with two seconds left, the senior guard got his chance, jab-stepping his defender and stepping back for a 3-point attempt. But unlike so many of Walton’s shots in Michigan’s seven-game undefeated run, the ball fel...…

March 23, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 51) • Page Image 1

…With just hours remaining before polls opened for the 2017-18 Central Student Government elections Tuesday evening, Public Policy junior Nadine Jawad, the eMerge vice-presidential candidate who currently serves as an executive policy adviser, made a final proposal to the current assembly. Jawad introduced a resolution encouraging University of Michigan Housing to integrate voter registration into requ...…

March 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 50) • Page Image 1

…After bringing the likes of Migos, J. Cole and Common to campus, MUSIC Matters’ SpringFest will be hosting headliners 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty and Desiigner at the Crisler Center for the organization’s largest planned concert to date. MUSIC Matter’s sixth annual charity festival will take place on Friday, April 14 and will consist of a day-long festival with live performances from local and emerging talent, a pitch competition,...…

March 21, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 49) • Page Image 1

…The University of Michigan Senate Assembly gathered on Monday to elect three new representatives to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs and further discuss its official statement regarding the University’s views on transgender bathroom policies. The meeting began with a presentation of the resolution SACUA drafted earlier this month that states all members of the campus community should have the right ...…

March 20, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 48) • Page Image 1

…Beginning as a collection of anecdotal interviews with more than 200 women in 1996, The Vagina Monologues has since evolved over time to include more diverse storylines, actors and sexualities in order to be representative of the full spectrum of the female experience. More than 100 students gathered Friday and Saturday night inside Rackham Auditorium to watch the University’s fifth-annual production ...…

March 17, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 47) • Page Image 1

…Thursday evening, the Defend Affirmative Action Party, eMerge and Movement, three of the four parties running for Central Student Government office, gathered in Hutchins Hall for the first presidential and vice presidential debate of the season. Moderator Aaron Kall, the University of Michigan’s director of debate, asked candidates questions chosen from nearly 100 potential questions sent in online by Unive...…

March 16, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 46) • Page Image 1

…In an effort to continue the building of Flint following its declaration of a state emergency in 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommended budgetfor the 2018 fiscal year allocated funds toward multiple programs and initiatives within the city. The budget will run from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018. To offset the thousands affected by lead contamination, about $49 million has been promised to be allocated for Flint in t...…

March 15, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 45) • Page Image 1

…All three University of Michigan students mentioned in this article requested anonymity due to concern for their own safety and the safety of their family. The country of origin of one of the students is also withheld out of the same concern. All under the age of 5 when they left, memories of home remain vague for three University of Michigan students since arriving in the United States on now-expired visas. Though protected now...…

March 14, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 44) • Page Image 1

…Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed discussed his candidacy and platform to more than 150 students and community members at the Ford School of Public Policy Monday night. The event, hosted by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, allowed students to ask questions and hear the story of the 32-year- old University alum and Rhodes scholar. As the son of Egyptian immigrants, El-Sayed rec...…

March 13, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 43) • Page Image 1

…Jeremy Bassis, an assistant professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering currently on sabbatical in San Francisco, says he was introduced to glaciology, the focus of his research, by several happy accidents. As an undergraduate studying physics at Pennsylvania State University, he says he discovered climate and environmental research by walking into the wrong classroom. “Penn State is a big campus, kind ...…

March 10, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 42) • Page Image 1

…Around 50 people gathered in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League on Thursday for the Communication Studies Department’s annual Howard R. Marsh Lecture in Journalism, delivered this year by investigative journalist Will Potter. Potter’s talk, titled “From Protester to Terrorist: The Mechanisms of State Repression,” highlighted his own career as a journalist and the ways he discovered the United States government...…

March 09, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 41) • Page Image 1

…A survey conducted by The Michigan Daily last month found 74 percent of student respondents at the University of Michigan think tuition is too high, and 54 percent believe the University doesn’t give out enough scholarship money. LSA junior Kim Truong, a second-generation immigrant and first-generation college student, said despite receiving a full need- based scholarship, she believes tuition at the University is too high. ...…

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