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September 12, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 7) • Page Image 1

…The scandalous stories behind the namesakes of campus buildings. The Statement. e Jidigan BuIly Ann Arbor, Michigan Wednesday, September12, 2007 michigandaily.com SRace to stay on this year s apps Administrators say officers will ignore factors banned by Prop 2 By KIRSTY MCNAMARA Daily StaffReporter University officials have decided to continue mak- ing race, gender and national origin information vis- ible to admissions officers. In Novem...…

September 12, 2007 (vol. 118, iss. 7) • Page Image 2

… I 2A- Wednesday, September 12, 2007 MONDAY: TUESDAY: In Other Ivory Towers Arbor Anecdotes Explained My professor is hot. Can I sleep with her (or him)? THURSDAY: FRIDAY: Before You Were Here The Extremist SOLAR FLAIR You know the feeling. You walk into class. You find a seat. You look around. Then it hits you - you have the single hottest teacher on campus. The instructor smiles at you. Your mind wanders, probably more than it should. W...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com NEWS BRIEFS WASHINGTON Bush says he will adopt withdrawal plan for Iraq President Bush will tell the nation this week he plans to reduce the American troop presence in Iraq by as many as 30,000 by next summer, but will condition those and further cuts on continued progress, The Associated Press has learned. In a prime-time television address, probably tomorrow, Bush will endorse the recom- mendations of h...…

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… 4A - Wednesday, September 12, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. < Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu KARL STAMPFL EDITOR IN CHIEF IMRAN SYED EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR JEFFREY BLOOMER MANAGING EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflectthe official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solel...…

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…5A - Wednesday, September 12, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com A beef more fake than spam "Honey, this is James. We used to, uh, date." In the :pst Week ywe'c- had W 111 .eVWc i- e tY eO C-c o I 'c iS beCaseS of' .11yWOO(1 lO 1S, and . this tie i doesn t L kxke e iii hoar se C save us. Wayward love in the Another misfit, odd Yesterday was a big day for the record industry. Kanye West and 50 Cent, self-proclaimed "Kings of Rap,"...…

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… 6- Wednesday, September 12, 2007 the michigan daily 4 q BABYSITTER NEEDED FOR one child. Tues. & Fri. 2:30-5:30, occa- sional additional hrs. Indiv. must be re- sponsible, led healthy, active lifestyle, non-smoker. Must have safe, reliable trans. and good driving record. Please fax letter of interest to 734-332-5905. PARKING AVAILABLE ON Cam- pus 222-9033. PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. PARKING SPOT AVAIL. ON CENTRAL CAMPUS. 741-9300....…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 7A 'U' will distribute anti-Zionist book Police say woman was tortured in trailer for days BOOK From page 1A dedicated to academic freedom and open debate among differing views, the Executive Board stands firmly for freedom of expression, and against eventhe appearance of cen- sorship." The board did say that Pluto's decision to publish "Overcoming Zionism" has led it t...…

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…T The Michigan Daily - michigandailv.com 8A - Wednesday, September 12, 2007 You go to one of the top You work on nine of the top ten schools. ten deals. Join us for our company presentation: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 EVENT: MARKETS & BANKING PRESENTATION TIME: 5:00 - 6:30 pm VENUE: SPEAKER: Michigan League Jenn Goff, Director Sales and Trading Please consult with your Career Services Department for interview dates and resume...…

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…The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com k Wednesday, September 12, 2007 - 9A, Mathews errs below the belt By KEVIN WRIGHT Daily Sports Editor A rash decision may rob Michigan wide receiver Greg Mathews of a start against Notre Dame. The sopho- NOTEBOOK more appeared to kick Oregon safety Matthew Harris in the groin after Harris tackled Mathews in the fourth quarter. Mathews had just caught a 5-yard pass, his lone reception of the game. A bri...…

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…a w ww w w W w w w Weneda, epeme 1, 006 -Th@ Mc iga al Postcard from New York: A Midwesterner on the subways y suburban Chicago childhood did -not involve much mass transporta- tion. Most of my travel experience involves the back seat of a caravan. I'm not sure I ever took a bus, except to junior high school, and that hardly counts. I rode the El exactly two times, both 20-minute trips to Wrigley Field, and I sometimes caught a com...…

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…w w w w w w W- w w w r 0 a - . S -. - .. . .. S. Wedesay Sptmbr 2,200S -Th Mchga Dil 46 A BARBER TALKS SHOP Bo Schembechler was his client, but not Lloyd Carr, so he must be doing something right. SB THE PITFALLS OF POW- ERPOINT Is the dominance of Pow- erPoint in Univesrity class- rooms making us dumber? Y 6B WHAT'S IN A NAME? When a donor whose name is on a campus building commits a crime, what does that say about the University...…

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…a w w w w V U lqw w w w w w w w 10 heMchgn aly-Wdnsay epebe 2,20 Wensdy Speme 1,207-TeMihgagaiy 3 Cont'd: Student housing close to as bad as it gets - living on $30 a day is essentially HOUSING impossible without a great deal From page 8B of help. And after all, everyone knows that for those lucky enough to getthere, collegeisjusta tempo- by the time graduation rolls rary lack of material wealth which around. But all is not lost. ...…

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…V V w w w s w w w w w w w B The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, September 12, 2007 The Michigan an's barber at does former coach Bo Schembechler's former barber know about football, campus or Ann Arbor busi- ness? Turns out a lot. Owner Jerry Erickson has provided conversation about all of the above at his State Street barbershop since 1972. As Maize and Blue fans peruse newspapers and watch ESPN, Erickson cuts hair, tells stories and ma...…

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…9 V V V V V v w -w- -w- -W. -W V -V -- U 8B The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, September 12, 2007 WenedySptmbr12 007 - heMihianDaly 5 NASA thinks dumbed-down slideshows could have contributed to a deadly space accident. Is the application making University students dumber too? The basement of a building on Main Street formerly occupied by students that has fallen into disrepair, besieged by mold and plumbing problems Forgt the Needy...…

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…V w w w v a v w ww w w w w no WensaSpebr1,0 0 -ThMiignD The stories behind the dubious names of campus landmarks By Donn M. Fresard | Daily Staff Reporter IS NAMING andy Weill is no saint. A billionaire and a titan of the finance industry, he's landed in hot water for bribing executives and stock analysts. When he was chairman of Citigroup, it had to pay billions to investors after it helped defraud them by playing three-card mo...…

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