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December 11, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 67) • Page Image 1

…Pa michigandaily.com FI i Ksl 11 )I\ ~)) Ann Arbor, Michigan Tuesday, December 11, 2007 michigandaily.com Law School may get a $102 million addition Matthew Scott, an employee of Nichols Arboretum, shows the white fir tree that was found cut down in Nichols Arboretum last week. A CHRISTMAS CRIME N of h valuable trees tum staff and the Department of Public Safety say there have ten fall prey to been about three tree thefts over the past...…

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… 2 - Tuesday, December 11, 2007 MONDAY:TUESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: Explained Before You Were He End of semester 'now or nevers' FRIDAY: ire The Extremist MAKING IT MOVE After the professor collected final papers, passed out course evaluation sheets and left the room just 15 minutes into the last class period, my classmates began to gather their things and shuffle out the door without a look back. Mo...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS KABUL, Afghanistan Coalition retakes town from Taliban Hundreds of Taliban fighters fled in trucks and motorbikes yes- terday as Afghan and international troops fought their way into the only important town controlled by the hard-line Islamic movement. Afghan officers reported some militants, possibly al-Qaida, were still resisting in the center of Musa Qala, and said the attacking force cont...…

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… I 4 - Tuesday, December 11, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C74c Mic4ig n Jat*lg Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR KARL STAMPFL EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position ofthe Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustration...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 5 The, Eden of multiplaTer TV time to brush up on bio Success through better song choice and an epic multiplayer platform By MICHAEL PASSMAN Daily TV/New Media Editor You might want to take a seat. Ready? OK - don't say I didn't warn you. EA's "Rock Band" is the greatest multiplayer video game of all time. There, I said it. Rock Band Just mention- Xbox 360 ing classics lik...…

December 11, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 67) • Page Image 6

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 7 Winter storm kills 18 across the Midwest Killer had trained to be a missionary More than 600 homes ice echo City. lose power The N posted ice OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A ings Tue wintry storm caked the center of souri, K the nation with a thick layer of ice and Illin yesterday, blacking out more than emergenc 600,000 homes and businesses, National and more icy weather was on t...…

December 11, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 67) • Page Image 8

… >ber 11 200-7 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 1 4.; ]tt ti t i ' Mnx t1 sr. 6 ZOMBIE From page 5 is sometimes Blind Pig-speak for Nish), there will barely be a moment to reorient yourself. No breaks are planned. On paper, the show promises to be awesome - the bat-shit crazy kind. But it's also an interesting slice of punk music and carnival culture, two things you might not realize Ann Arbor has a firm stake in, even if you stumbled...…

December 11, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 67) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Tuesday, December 11, 2007 - 9 Legacies on the line in Orlando By KEVIN WRIGHT Daily Sports Editor Back in the first week of August, three Michigan seniors enumer- ated their goals for the upcoming season: Bring home a National Cham- pionship. Hoist a Bigx Ten Champion- ship Trophy. Beat Ohio State. Oh, and win CARR their bowl game. So far, the seniors are 0-3 - the same as their career bowl record. An...…

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December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 1

…It's time to pay attention to the hockey team SportsMonday IiE-HUd gau A ij ON .N)1) tII ixi11F)nx Ann Arbor, Michigan Monday, December 10, 2007 michigandaily.com TENURE Profs to students: Get involved Faculty members say process often murky, hard to understand By ANDY KROLL and ELIZABETH LAI Daily StaffReporters At a forum on Friday at Palm- er Commons, a panel of experts encouraged students to learn more about the University's tenure pro...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 2

… 2A - Monday, December 10, 2007 q TUESDAY: WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: Arbor Anecdotes Explained Before You Were Here, Student elected president amid controversy H FRIDAY: The Extremist OLIDAY CHEER Despite a controversy that began last month after photos surfaced that appeared to show him wearing black face-paint, junior Josh Weinstein was elected Princeton University's under- graduate student government presi- dent, The Daily Princetonian repo...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 10, 2007 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS BAGHDAD Iraqi defense minister promises focus on Baghdad Iraq's defense minister promised yesterday to wage anew crackdown in a volatile province northeast of Baghdad where militants are try- ing to regroup after being routed from their urban stronghold there last summer. Suicide attacks have killed more than20 people in the last three days in Diyala province, ...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 4

… 4A -Monday, December 10, 2007 Jpi The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations representsolely t...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Monday, December 10, 2007 - 5A More than the sum of its parts The glory can be yours - if you have the right console. Xbox gives 'FIFA' its due respect By PAUL TASSI scheme, and the minute differ- Daily Film Editor ences between a chip pass, a chip- lob pass and a chip-lob-through If there were a book that list- pass are just as miniscule as ever. ed everything Americans cared And you'll spend at lea...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 6

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December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily FORUM From Page 1A Elson Liu, a Rackham student, proposed that the group work on forming a volunteer-based note- taking service for students who need it. "It's a simple and meaningful first step," Liu said. With fall semester ending this week, the group made plans to continue its work next month. A tentative list of projects the group plans to undertake will be com- piled this week, and the group will decide ...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 8

… - Monday, December 10, 2007 Mondy, eceber 0, 007The Michigan Daily - michigandlailycom 4 4 4 A 4 4 4 0 )KSTORE E. UNIVERSITY AVE. 734-662-3201 U LRIC HS.COM 317 SOUTH STATE Si 734-665-4990. MICHBOOK.CO? a FREE PIZZA WHEN YOU SELL BACK YOUR BOOKS!* *SEE STORE FOR DETAILS a visit BuildA~orest.com to vte for a forest planted in your school's nam le ash hack wheneyouselleyour books. For eaich used (recycled) booktransacon, Vuld/Neb...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 9

…Thought last weekend was bad? Scott Bell examines this week's coaching-search debacle. Page 2B The Michigan Daily I michigandaily.com I December10, 2007 ; ,? ;:: :.; -_ , = r' :R1 f .r V 4 } rpp afs " yr._ j Duke trounces Blue in lowout By MARK GIANNOTTO Daily Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. - It would seem on paper the Michigan men's basketball team finally caught a scheduling break. They traveled to the unfriendly confines of Cameron Indoor St...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 10

… 2B - December 10, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Miller top in blocks 0 By RUTH LINCOLN Daily Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE - Game three. Match point. Penn State's Megan Hodge, the top-ranked Nit- tany Lions' best NOTEBOOK attacker, was one kill away from advancing her team to its fourth NCAA regional finals appearance in six seasons. But senior Lyndsay Miller had an answer. Exploding off the floor, open hands high above the ne...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com December 10, 2007 - 3B Intrasquad fun starts for 'M' By JASON KOHLER Daily Sports Writer At the women's gymnastics Maize and Blue Intrasquad Friday, the judges' explanations for picking a winner included "She had a nice smile" and "I liked the flippy thing at the end." In the annual exhibition meet, celebrity judges Rishi (Superfan) Moudgil, softball standout Saman- tha Findlay and singer-songwriter Ma...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 12

… 4B - December 10, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com CHECKING FROM BEHIND 4 THAT'S WHAT HE SAID "It's obviously surprising. I don't think anyone in this room, myself included, would have predicted PLAYER OF THE WEEK Chris Summers MICHIGAN this off. " team could have pulled that The sophomore switched from his usual post at the blue line to forward, and the move proved to be a great decision. Sum- mers notched the game-winning ...…

December 10, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 66) • Page Image 13

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com December 10, 2007 - 5B CRASHING THE BOARDS NOTABLE QUOTABLE "For Michigan, everybody is a freshman, really. It's new. And they'll keep getting better and better. At this point in the season, it's not instinctive. ". n- Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski DUKE 95 - MICHIGAN 67 DUKE DOMINATION PLAYER OF THE GAME Kelvin Grady GUARD The freshman guard had nine points and two assists. More importantly, he had no tu...…

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December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 1

…Arts, Page 5 Ann Arbor, Michigan Friday, December 7, 2007 michigandaily.com INTERNSHIPS Due dates creep earlier Deadlines in October and November put pressure on students By JILLIAN BERMAN Daily Staff Reporter Deadlines for summer intern- ships have put many students under pressure to send out applications as early as October and Novem- ber - six or seven months before their potential jobs are scheduled to start. Many University students s...…

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… 2 - Friday, December 7, 2007 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: Explained THURSDAY: Before You Were Here 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1327 www.rnichigandaily.com KARL STAMPFL DAVID GOH Editor in Chief Business Maanger 734- 47-3330 734-764-0558 srampfl(OoIiclbigosdaity.com gohbssiohigaudaily.com CONTACT INFORMATION Retro pharmacy If you're looking for an old fa...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Friday, December 7, 2007 - 3 THE CARTWHEELIN' KRIS KRINGLE NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON House passes first energy bill in three decades The House approved the first increase in federal automobile fuel efficiency requirements in three decades yesterday as part of an thi energy bill that also repeals billions Bi of dollars of oil company tax breaks b and encourages use of renewable a fuels. er The bill, passed b...…

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… 4 - Friday, December 7, 2007 P-- The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 4 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely t...…

December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, December 7, 2007 -'5 Youssou N'Dour, musical and socio-political touchstone, will perform Saturday at 8 p.m. at Hill Auditorium. Seriously vibrant, engaging * Afro-pop comes to Hill Auditorium By GABRIEL BAKER Daily Arts Writer In terms of bringing world- renown musicians and perform- ers toAnnArbor, it seems as if Youssou the University Musical Soci- N'DOur ety doesn't have Tomorrow a ceiling...…

December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 6

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December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com GEO From Page 1 to the University's financial aid website. The group intends to ask the University to increase wages so they match cost-of-living esti- mates, Woods said. GEO made two formal pro- posals at today's meeting - one asking for an increase in child- care subsidies and access and the other pushing the University to offer graduate students a leave of absence for the birth of a child. University ...…

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… 8 - Friday, December 7, 2007 J.B. From page 5 A biblical tale may not strike you as a particularly entertaining way to spend a Saturday evening. But Music, Theater and Dance Prof. Philip Kerr assured us that "J.B." is a piece of theatre students will not want to miss. He explained that the play "is an immensely accessible, powerful piece of theater. It points to our humanity and what we as a people have in common." Questions such as the idea ...…

December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 9

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Friday, December 7, 2007 - 9 The Michigan volleyball team is in search of its first victory over Penn State in the program's history. A win would put the Wolverines in the Elite 8, and extend their longest run in their history. Blue looks for upset in Sweet 16 By RUTH LINCOLN Daily Sports Writer Seven banners hang on the wall of Cliff Keen Arena celebrating the Michigan vol- leyball team's NCAA Tournam...…

December 07, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 65) • Page Image 10

… 10 - Friday, December 7, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Duke all too familiar for Beilein Miles officially signs contract with LSU 4 By MARK GIANNOTTO Daily Sports Writer Michigan coach John Beilein has been in this spot before. Dec. 1, 1992, he took Canisius to Cameron Indoor Stadium to face defending National Champion Duke. It was Beilein's first season as a Division-I basketball coach. That Canisius squad oddly resembled ...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 1

…Work it, hipster A guide to looking good while staying in shape for the horn-rimmed glasses set PLUS: The School of Art and Design's all-student exhibition THE B-SIDE ONE v UN EI G T 4111 ENN 0ER 11F E A 1REED)M Ann Arbor, Michigan Thursday, December 6, 2007 michigandaily.com ARTS FUNDING AND OBSCENITY 2 film fest, state settle lawsuit Legislature agrees to change rules ACLU had challenged By ANDREW SARGUS KLEIN ManagingArts Editor The Ann...…

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… 2A - Thursday, December 6, 2007 MONDAY: In Other Ivory Towers TUESDAY: Arbor Anecdotes WEDNESDAY: THURSDAY: Explained Before You Were Here FRIDAY: The Extremist HOLIDAY PREPARATIONS The birth of the co-op movement In 1930, the Michigan Socialist Club was founded to find a way to help students with their struggles to meet their basic needs, like regular meals and reliable housing. Several students are credited with coming up with the ide...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Bush to freeze mortgage interest rates for five years The Bush administration has hammered out an agreement to freeze interest rates for certain subprime mortgages for five years to combat a soaring tide of fore- closures, congressional aides said yesterday. The aides, who spoke on con- dition of anonymity because the details have not yet been released, said the five-year moratoriu...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 4

… 4A - Thursday, December 6, 2007 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. i 1 {Y_ r'Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tathedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorialboard. Allother signed articles and illustrations represent solely the views of their authors. The Daily's...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thursday, December 6, 2007 - 5A Guard adjusts to life mA2 By IAN ROBINSON Daily Sports Writer At the beginning of the neason, freshman Kelvin Grady admitted he wan behind the curve in picking up Michigan coach John Beilien's offense. But he wan ahead of the curve in other fac- ets. Kelvin's older brother, junior Kevin Grady, is a runninghback for the football team. The older Grady was invaluable in help...…

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December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MSA From Page 1A voted at all for LSA junior Muham- mad Alghanem, Shaber would have tied Alghanem. Instead, Shaber lost. Bouchard said there are up to 2,000 people who might have been able to cast ineligible votes. But the number of people who actually did is far smaller. Only 2,100 people voted in the entire election. Bouchard said MSA Rep. Tim Hull noticed the discrepancy and brought it to the Central ...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 8

… 8A - Thursday, December 6, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com igers swap for star Marlins duo I I DETROIT (AP) - Jim Leyland isn't good at waiting to open his presents. Unfortunately for him, he won't + a chance to play with his new- s to ys until spring training - two ong months after Christmas. t)o Wednesday, Leyland's r tinit Tigers completed a block- er trade with the Florida r1 ins, adding two of baseball's bi test young sta...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 9

…;e The Michigan Daily n A label Mich. can handle By DAVID WATNICK Daily Arts Writer When No Fun Records packed up operations in South America in 2003 and resettled in Ann Arbor, the garage-heavy label couldn't have picked amore fertile hometurf. With word-slurringrock trailblazers ? and the Mysterians and revolutionaries the Stooges, the Detroit area long ago sparked the engine that pow- ered garage-rock out of the garage and into the American...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 10

…m 0 2B - Thursday, December 6, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com REDUCTIVE REASONING Picking one and one apart. Um-m 'WATERSHIP DOWN' (1978) 0 The Daily Arts guide to the best upcoming events Today 12.06.07 Yoga and Meditation Night 8 p.m. At the Michigan League Koessler Room $3 suggested donation "A Good Boy" 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Sunday 2 p.m. An the WalgreennDrama CenterArthur Miller Theatre $16/$9with stude...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 11

…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com What would Jesus DL? The Internet is home to all things bizarre and dis- turbing, i.e. Second Life, Rotten.com, Fox News. But from the beginning, social networking platforms have dominated the many options for spending wasted hours online. Which is why the bridge to religious social networks isn't such an unfathomable leap for a chat- room-trained, CAROLINE blog-obsessed HARTMANN society. GodTube, founde...…

December 06, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 64) • Page Image 12

… 4B - Thursday, December 6, 2007 HARTMANN From page 3B A closer look at GodTube gives my cynical self a bit of hope. According to the website, "Mem- bers of other religions, agnostics and atheists are encouraged to join and participate and share their point of view, as long as it's done respectfully." Perhaps, then, their mission - if I may use that word - really is to "connect people and discuss those issues that often divide us." GodTube may...…

December 05, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 63) • Page Image 1

…Why college k*ids are p3y'n poke g a'n l, 111CI gaailij Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, December 5, 2007 michigandaily.com TER PROPOSAL 2 Touted by 'U,' outreach often absent in city schools MAX COLLINS/Daihi Mohammad Dar, then the vice president of the Michigan Student Assembly, and more than 90 onlookers waited for Zack Yost to arrive at the body's meeting in the Michigan League last night. Shortly after Yost called the meeting to order,...…

December 05, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 63) • Page Image 2

… 2A - Wednesday, December 5, 2007 AY: FRIDAY: ire Here The Extremist It's 'undignified' There's a rich history of sup- port and fanaticism during sport- ing events at the University, but there is something missing from the mix. While the performance of many athletic teams from numer- ous schools in collegiate athlet- ics is enhanced by the energetic performance of a larger than life, plush caricature of their school's mascot, Michigan sport...…

December 05, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 63) • Page Image 3

…0 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, December 5, 2007 - 3A NEWS BRIEFS DETROIT Dow announces job cuts, plant closings Dow Chemical Co. announced yesterday it is closing plants and cutting 1,000 jobs, or about 2.3 per- cent of its work force, as part of a plan to rid itself of underperform- ing businesses and boost its global efficiency. The Midland-based company, one of the nation's biggest chemical makers, said it will exit t...…

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… 4A - Wednesday, December 5, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com * L 4e fitic4t*pan 4 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED JEFFREY BLOOMER EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR MANAGING EDITOR NOTABLE QUOTABLE If I were a defense attorney, I wouldn't want me on a jury. - Gov. Jennifer Granholm on being called for jury duty yesterday at Ingham Co...…

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