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May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 1

…Arts 10 The forests are alive with art sports 15 Graham Brown to play in the NFL? tJbe£i& o Tuesday, May 2,2006 Summer Weekly One-hundred-sixteen years ofeditorialfreedom ----- --------- - ------------- www.michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 116 @2006 The Michigan Daily v C7 Munson named new Engin dean For the second time in a row, College of Engineering's new dean. ment before becoming dean. lege's masters program, s...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 1

…News 8 LSAT prep courses swindle students Arts 9 'M :1-3 conquers despite Cruise's image www.michigandaily.com One-hundred-sixteen years ofeditoriadfreedom Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 117 Monday, May 8, 2006 Summer Weekly ©2006 The Michigan Daily o r Hotline sparks 'U' employee backlash U U-talk urges President for Medical Affairs Robert Kelch and Executive employees to report Vice President and Chief Finan- workplace violations ci...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 1

…Arts 9 'Art School' aims too high Sports 13 Softball wins second consecutive Big Ten title www.michigandaily.com One-hundred-sixteen years ofedtorialfreedom Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 118 Monday, May 15, 2006 Summer Weekly 02006 The Michigan Daily 'Dangerous' Prof. fights extremism with books Cole shifts focus from job candidacy at Yale University to helping rebuild the U.S. image in the Middle East By Walter Nowinski Daily Staff...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 1

…Opinion 4 From the Daily: Scrap the skybox plan Arts 10 Inexplicably dull 'Da Vinci' hits t he bid ri Jbz Atkbigun 1§ai g Monday, May 22, 2006 Summer Weekly One-hundred-sbteen years ofeditorialfreedom www.michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 119 ©2006 The Michigan Daily Regents approve controversial Big House project by 5-3 vote Plan increasing capacity to Addition of proposal to 108,251 passes in closest Regential Proposed ...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 1

…Arts 9 'X' trilogy ends on sour note Sports 13 Hopes for repeat dashed as softball falls in Knoxville One-hundred-sixteen years ofedorndfreedom Tuesday, May 30, 2006 Summer Weekly www.michigandaily.com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXVI, No. 120 ©2006 The Michigan Daily Governing gas: 2.92i legislation's role Gov. Granholm petitions President Bush for a cap on oil profits; DeVos and skeptics doubt its impact By Marlem Qamruzzaman Daily Staff Re...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 2

…A 2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Boycotts mark nationwide day of protests Immigrants walk off jobs, into streets to show economic clout LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of thousands mostly Hispanic immigrants skipped work and took to t streets yesterday, flexing their newfound political muscle a nationwide boycott that succeeded in slowing or shuttir many farms, factories, markets and restaurants. From Los Angeles to Chicago, Ne...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 2

…6 2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday. May 8. 2006 ... .......o_.. _ ., ...........,, ., , ,,, .,,.,, 'U' AAPD sets new standard Continued froPage 1 (D-Ward 3) working with the University campus was discussed in the interviews. fo r fn c ia l hHe said Jones's previous experience work- esaing with smaller community colleges would aid him in his new position. Bess said, adding that Jones has been a long-time supporter of the Univer- sity. Bess ...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 15, 2006 Bush considers border control options I Congress worries patrol duties would strain National Guard troops WASHINGTON (AP)- On the eve of President Bush's Oval Office address on immigration, members of Congress expressed concern yesterday that using National Guard troops to keep illegal immigrants from crossing the border would further burden an already overextended military. The criticism came fr...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 2

…2 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 22, 2006 RESPONSE Continued from Page 1 column on Coleman's decision. "Coleman found no benefit in further delaying the discussion,' Peterson said. John Pollack - founder of Save the Big House, a group opposed to the reno- vations - said the University's decision to tack the renovations onto the agenda was irresponsible. "It was a very sly move, and I don't think it reflects well on due process at the Univ...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 2

…I 2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 LSA-SG continues fight for credit bracket change Student government Student representatives have been installation of a new system is not leadership hopes to shrink working to promote a new policy that likely, Benson said. The office has would focus on narrowing the number of previously defended the current sys- registration group size credits in each bracket tem, arguing that large brackets l...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 2, 2006 - 3 Regents approve THE 'VISIBLE' CHILDREN housing rate hikes Rate increases help pay for high utility costs, employee benefit programs By Kelly Fraser DailyNews Editor Students moving into a residence hall this fall can expect to leave with their wallets a little lighter than last year. The University's Board of Regents approved an average increase of 5.9 percent in the 2006-07 residence hall rates l...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 3

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May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 15, 2006 - 3 Coleman condemnsGmNDIT U-talk announcement SACUA questions President Coleman on U-talk, faculty recruits By Leah Graboski Daily News Editor When the University unveiled U- *talk, a new hotline for faculty and staff to report unethical or illegal hehavior, many employees respond- ed with concern about the hotline's intent and implementation. But they weren't the only ones trouhied by the announceme...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 22, 2006 - 3 Study aims to improve 'U' admissions policies While a decision on MCRI looms, University officials voice concerns about AAAC's effort to determine the correlates of academic success By Walter Nowinski Daily Staff Reporter Interim Provost Edward Gramlich gave his sup- port to a controversial study last Monday at the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs meeting last Monday. The study in q...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 3 Local programs aid area migrant workers New center offers English classes and support while trips to the Mexican border expose students to immigration realities By Leah Graboski Daily News Editor With an influx of local migrant workers, campus and community organizers are collab- orating to create a safe and fair environment for immigrants. The newest of Ann Arbor's organizations working to prote...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 4

…4 4 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Healthy, wealthy and wise University plan for free co-pays a sensible solution JEREMY DAVSON Editor in Chief IMRAN SaED Editorial Page Editor JEFFREY BLOOMER Managing Editor Given the exorbitant prices of prescrip- tion drugs in our country, it's encour- aging to see institutions like the University stepping up to make a difference. Last week, the University announced a program called MHea...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 4

…E 4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 8, 2006 FROM THE DAILY 'She inspired me' Amanpour excellent, selection process still imperfect JEREMY DAVIDSON Editor in Chief IMRAN SYED Editorial Page Editor JEFFREY BLOOMER Managing Editor EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's edito...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 15, 2006 UJjzurWw I VIEWPOINT America's role in Darfur JEREMY DAVIDSON Editor in Chief IMRAN SYED Editorial Page Editor JEFFREY BLOOMER Managing Editor EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and ...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 4

…4 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 22, 2006 o~ur 4 'Luxury' or tradition? Luxury boxes could make fans long for Halo JEREMY DAVIDSON Editor in Chief IMRAN SYED Editorial Page Editor JEFFREY BLOOMER Managing Editor EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 4

…I 4 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 UWj £idgwn &Iitu FROM THE DAILY Inadequecy vs. lunacy Solution to energy crisis requires lifestyle changes JEREMY DAVIDSON Editor in Chief IMRAN SYED Editorial Page Editor JEFFREY BLOOMER Managing Editor EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890. 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 tothedaily@michigandaily.com Unsigned editorials reflect the official positi...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 5

…KATIE GARLINGHOUSE Ho-u A .r R EE The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 2, 2006 - 5 Trying to care THERESA KENNELLY Tif--'S A REAON NOTABLE QUOTABLE Do you think your life will be affected by the Day Without Immigrants?" - Poll question on CNN.com on Monday, May 1, the day hundreds of thousands of immigrants across the nation took time offfrom work to participate in protests againsttougher immigration regulations currently pending in Congress....…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 5

…VIEWPOINT No time to think The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 8, 2006 - 5 Branch Rickey: forgotten American hero JOHN STIGLICH STKIY SAYS On a) column 05/02/2 est to m America African the sam for this the med media for our things t Last Jewish egation college families Darfur" The fur, wh is wher tribes, w governm the des of Mush ers. Whi released million they are Havin Americ not cor single underst grounds produce ing of s Darfuri rally - York...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 5

…AT THE PODIUM The Podium is the Daily's opinion blog. It can be accessed at http:// apps.michigandaily.com/blogs/thepodium/ or by clicking on the Podi- um link at the Daily's homepage (www.michigandaily.com). Below are excerpts from this week's featured post, concerning a grievance filed by a couple of Detroit Lions players against their new head coach, citing violations of the NFL's collective bargaining agreement. The Michigan Daily - Monda...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 5

…KIMBERLY LEUNG InE IAKE-OUT Box Then & Now BIK E h ou rs at work, you can curse the traffic as your fuel gauge Continued from Page 4shows your precious black gold it once, these programs ask; disappearing from the tank in see if you like it. By calling the stop-and-go nightmare and on current bike commuters to you can even curse the Repub- set the example, the programs licans, the Democrats or the big effectively further their mes- oil compani...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 5

…VIEWPOINT How to evaluate the NSA program The fight over CO2 THERESA KENNELLY TiRE'S A REASON The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 5 BY DAVID PURO s The Michigan Daily would bet- ter inform its readers if it made them aware of the applicable interpretation of the Fourth Amendment as well as e the applicable statutes. In response to t A Gap in Credibility (05/22/2006), I b would like to remind readers that the t Supreme Court has rul...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 6

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May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 6

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May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 6

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May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 6

…a 6 - The Michigan Daily - Monday. May 22. 2006 the michigan daily CAMPUS PARKING SPACES Available. 665-8825. Daily Classifieds: serving the UofMl yOU'Ve community for been hundreds upon served hundreds or so years.. Err^ ! ! AVAIL. NOW or later. 4 blks. to campus- Effs. 1, 2 & 3-5 bdrm apts. in charming his- toric homes. $695/up, neg. Short-term lease possible. Call 972-7030 for appt. & a2apartments.com or a2realproperty.com r ! ! I Month ...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 6

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May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 7

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May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 7

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May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 7

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May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 7

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May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 7

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May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 8

…I 8 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Website tracks 'U' buses in real time Engineering students use GPS technology to allow bus riders to pinpoint University buses as they follow their routes through campus By Molly Bowen Daily Staff Reporter This fall, University bus riders won't have to guess when their ride home will roll up to the curb. A new computer-tracking system in its final testing stages will allow web users to view the...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 8, 2006 LSAT prep courses prey on students Students confused spent rigorously preparing for the day she But before facing the test itself, a stu- Haku Israni, founder of the company, or travel out of state where a Test Masters knows could make or break her career. dent must first tackle an arguably greater said he is not aware that his company instructor will teach a subpar lesson at a by competing Courses,...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 8

…a Coleman endorses vender code changes the michigan daily CLINICAL STUDY- ANN Arbor firm seeks graduate students to work in the May/June time frame. The study's purpose is to gather numerical and acoustical ear data. The pro- cess consists of a series of audiological tests, the insertion of an ear dam and the creation of a mold made by pouring a medical grade flexible silicone molding material into and around one entire left or right ear. A...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 8

…8 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 22, 2006 0 RAIDS Continued from Page 2 12 million illegal immigrants to apply for citizenship, adding that such a system is not amnesty. Latinos Unidos is against the guest-worker bill in any form. "Employers are having a field day being able to exploit workers," said Latinos Unidos member Elena Herrada. "There are no fines, no fees, no risks for the employers. The risk is all on the workers. The guest-wo...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 8

…S 8 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 HIGH-TECH HART AND SOUL IMMIGRATION Continued from Page 3 In Altar, the students visited the central plaza where many Mexicans intending to immigrate to the United States gather. Students are often met with questions about themselves. This year, Robinson said, there were more questions than in the past. Robinson said a common question was, "Why do you hate us? You need us." Robinson said the ...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 9

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May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 9

…Monday May 8, 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com Ale TidSigan tilg NEVER SAY NEVER THIRD IMPOSSIBLE MISSION TURNS OUT MILDLY PLAUSIBLE By Chris Gaerig that you shell out $9 to see every Associate Arts Editor time he releases another wallet- bursting blockbuster. And he's had F rLM _EV _W_ his fair share of them. Cruise is one of the better actors Let's get something out of the way: of this generation. He can play nearly I...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 9

…Monday May 15, 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaiiy.com ATeSidiig 9 'School' teaches too little By Alexandra Jones Daily Arts Writer In 2001, the filmmaking duo of director Terry Zwigoff ("Bad Santa") and screenwriter Daniel Clowes Art School ("Ghost World") Confidential created a suc- cessful cinematic At the version of the Michigan Theater graphic novel Sony Pictures classics "Ghost World" that reproduced the plot and emotio...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 9

…Administration enlists students in campaign for diversity In response to alleged hate crime, U' directs new student campaign By Molly Bowen Daily Staff Reporter University administrators puzzle endlessly over how to promote diver- sity and tolerance on campus. But with the new Expect Respect cam- paign, they are going to let students puzzle for them. After the alleged hate crime last fall where a student was accused of urinating on two Asian ...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 9

…Tuesday May 30, 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com ARTS Sundance hits Mich. 8 fi 2 d s' d v ni N, P "Go Blue!" By Jeffrey Bloomer Managing Editor With the famously discriminating yes of the international film com- nunity currently set on the public- ty parade that is the Cannes Film Festival, The Michigan Theater has urned its focus to honoring classics rom another festival. The theater will be among 14 spe- ially sel...…

May 02, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 116) • Page Image 10

…I Tuesday May 2, 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com A TSe iiigan Bailg 10 Jerry still brings it By Imran Syed years ago and perfected in New York City Daily Arts Writer comedy clubs, as portrayed in the 2002 documentary "Comedian" C ON CERT R EVEWBut not everything was the same. Long known for finding humor in everyday Let's get one thing straight: Jerry things like airplane peanuts or waiting Seinfeld's current standup...…

May 08, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 117) • Page Image 10

…a 10 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 8, 2006 The 'Stars'are almost aliged on new album By Alexandra Jones Daily Arts Writer MUSIC R EV IEW * Every aspect of the Starlight Mints' sound is a little bit, well, different: Their multi-textured instrumenta- tion includes orchestral strings and curious auxiliary percussion alongside (or in con- junction with) crackly, crunchy production Starlight effects and electric keyboards. Lead singer Mints...…

May 15, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 118) • Page Image 10

…10 - The Michigan Daily - Monday, May 15, 2006 Sigur Ros shines live with multi-media set By Christine Balmes For the Daily CNETREVIEW One of the admirable powers of Sigur R6os's nebulous whale music is its ability to invite the listener's imagination to come up with fanciful images in tandem with the -music. It must have been a Sigur Ros challenge to match the Thursday Icelandic band's sound At thetState Theaterl with just the right eye Det...…

May 22, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 119) • Page Image 10

…a Monday May 22, 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com ATe Simpan~aig 10 I By Imran Syed Daily Arts Writer If you've had your head in the world lately, you'll know that Dan Brown's book "The Da Vinci Code" is, pretends to be or is accused of being a lot of things. But while it may be heret- The Da ical (and certainly is a Vinci Code work of fiction), for all At the Showcase its calculated puzzles and and Quality 16 conniv...…

May 30, 2006 (vol. 116, iss. 120) • Page Image 10

…0 10- The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 Simon reflects on latest album By Elyssa Pearlstein For the Daily MUSIC R EV IE W A Paul Simon, a household name in folk and pop rock, has come a long way since his iconic collaboration with Art Gar- funkel. From the soulful folk of "Sound of Silence" and the up-beat "Mrs. Robinson" off of "The Graduate" soundtrack to the African influence on 1986's Graceland, Simon Paul Simon has repeatedly p...…

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