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December 10, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 68) • Page Image 1

…Weather Wednesday December 10, 2003 @2003 The Michigan Daily Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXIII, No. 68 One-hundred-thirteen years ofeditoriadfreedom TODAY: Rainy and cool all day with temper-, atures drop- ping below freezing at night. LOW 31 Tomorrow: 3SI 1 wwwmichigandailycom Lawmakers, Gov. cut deal on higher ed By Andrew Kaplan Daily Staff Reporter When the University slashed its budget in the middle of last year, faculty had to stret...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 NATION/WORLD Twin bombings hit Iraq, council approves tribunal AP PHOTO Democratic presidential hopeful Howard Dean, right, speaks during a rally after former Vice President Al Gore, left, endorsed him yesterday. Gore's endorsement d raws ire of ems DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Eight Democratic presidential contenders yesterday strongly disputed that Howard Dean was the party's best chance for b...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 3 THISEE7.m Mich. poll gauges student opinions on gov't I 'l- 1J-- 1--L1 1--1V 1 WS pl I Ten years ago ... In a controversial move, Universi- ty Health Service authorized its doctors to prescribe the "morning- after" contraception pill that effec- tively prevents pregnancy within 48 hours of unprotected sex. Although some abortion-oppos- ing organizations felt it was improper for the Un...…

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…0 4 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 OP/ED Ub Ln & 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 letters@michigandaily.com EDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN SINCE 1890 LoUIE MEIZLISH Editor in Chief AUBREY HENRETTY ZAC PESKOWITZ Editorial Page Editors Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other articles, letters and car...…

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… LOCAL/STATE The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 5 [How to survive blackouts Labor allegations may stop 'U' from By Tomislav Ladika Daily Staff Reporter The labor practices of a factory in El Salvador are prompting the Univer- sity to reconsider its contract with retailer Lands' End for the production of alumni apparel. The University's Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights is expected to make a recommendation to th...…

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…8 - The Michigan Daily --Wednesday, December 10, 2003 Harassing phone calls target Asan students PRANKS Continued from Page 1. are hurtful and sick people out there," he said. The caller's phone number, which had a San Francisco area code, appeared on multiple recipients' caller ID. Repeated calls to the number yielded no response. The calls from this number followed a very different pattern from the calls that prompted last week's crime ale...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 9 Seventeenth Annual University of Michigan Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium Still Separate? Still Unequal? Brown versus Board of Education, Fifty Years Later... January 5-31, 2004 MLK Opening Lecture Student to Student: A Conversation with the Brown Sisters 6:00 pm, Monday, January 12 Michigan Union Ballroom Presented by the MLK Symposium Planning Committee MLK Memorial Keynot...…

December 10, 2003 (vol. 113, iss. 68) • Page Image 10

… Wednesday December 10, 2003 michigandaily.com artseditor@michigandaily.com ARTS 10 THE HOTTEST PICKS IN ENTERTAINMENT FROM A DAILY ARTS WRITER S "Futurama" - Despite the popularity of "The Family Guy," this Matt Groening creation is the funniest cartoon series since "The Simpsons." Buy the first two seasons on DVD, or just pay homage by watching the canceled series on the Cartoon Network. Courtesy of HBO You know what the dead do most...…

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… ART S The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 -11 Folk you: Furtado gets serious By Hussain Rahim Daily Arts Writer Three years ago a Portuguese-Cana- dian singer-songwriter came out of nowhere with an energetic and sprawl- ing debut album, encompassed an impressive mix of world beat, strong urban influences and clever song- writing that suc- Whoa Nelly!, that Nelly Furtado Folklore DreamWorks ceeded largely because she was ...…

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…4 12 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 ARTS 'Speed' By Jason Roberts Daily Arts Editor takes it to the streets With dazzling visuals and an intense sense of speed, "Need for Speed Underground" is one hell of a ride. Racers compete against other opponents in competitions that range from a standard circuit across a city, to a drag race through busy intersections, to a slick and slippery run where points Courtesy of's El...…

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… ART S The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 -13 BEYOND MT NEW DVD SERIES SHOWCA ART OF THE MUSIC VID By Todd Weiser Daily Arts Editor DVD REVIEW Video may have killed the radio star, but now it's made for an incredible new DVD series. Introduced in October, the Director's Label embraces the careers of some of the best directors who've worked in the music video format in the past decade. Moreover, these DVD organizers thankfully ...…

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…RJe AIdbigan ~&ig Wednesday December 10, 2003 www.michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com Athletic department mistake forced men's soccer to play on road I 41 By Elen McGarrity and Jim Weber Daily Sports Writers When it comes to sports, playing "what if" just results in frustration. But it's hard not to ask, "What if the Michigan athletic department had placed a bid to host the fourth round of the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament?" If it had,...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 -15 From juniors to Ann Arbor: Cook, Dest stick together Women's hoops still searching for road win By Sharad Mattu Daily Sports Writer While freshmen on top football and basketball teams are usually athletes who come to campuses after four years of playing for their high school and dominating inferior opponents, the path that col- lege ice hockey players take is vastly different. College ho...…

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…w The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 17 PERRY Continued from Page 14 and asked, "Did you see the game Sat- urday?" He referred to Sproles' 235- yard performance in his team's Big 12 title-game win over Oklahoma. "I'm begging for votes," Perry joked. "I've decided I'm going to be scenery at every event. If I go to New York, I'm just the guy to shake the hand of the lucky guy who wins." It's been Perry's style all season to do...…

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…18 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, December 10, 2003 How the BCS stole the national title Offenses ready to rock in Rose CHRIS BURKE Goin' to Work Every Fan down in Fanville likes undisputed champions a lot ... But the Men who ran college football did not! The Men hated obvious winners, the whole, darn bowl season. Now, please don't ask why; no one quite knows the reason. No, scratch that, I'm lying, we do know the reason. Controversy bri...…

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