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May 31, 2005 (vol. 115, iss. 127) • Page Image 1

…Opinion 4 Michigan stem cell laws need to change Tuesday, May 31, 2005 Sports 10 Softball headed back Summer Weekly to Oklahoma City One-hundredfourteen years of editorialfreedom www. michikandlaily. com Ann Arbor, Michigan Vol. CXV, No. 127 02005 The Michigan Daily GOP formula would give U more fundig Proposed formula would lion higher education cut she made o c S 1.3 tuiton mor01°e in March. The University received $141 million to 'U' btt...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 ROTrads celebrate SUMMER FUN IN ANN ARBOR 4 By Muhammad Saleem Khan For the Daily Since 1917, formal military train- ing has been given at the University through its Reserve Officers Train- ing Corps program, which has now graduated many officers and contin- ues to produce many more. With the recent graduation, the ROTC program continued its long tradition of producing college gradu- ates who ar...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 3 Researchers take the next steps robotic technology ! . By Ankit Sur Daily Staff Reporter From building cars to exploring other planets, robots have proven to be useful partners in advancing human achievement. These magnificent machines have been the focus of many movies, in which they are depicted as mimicking their human counterparts by walking, talk- ing and behaving like human beings. With the...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 STEPHANIE WRIGHT tothedaily@michigandaily.com Editor in Chief 4 DONN M. FRESARD Editorial Page Editor ~ ~ ~ tEDITED AND MANAGED BY STUDENTS AT THE Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorals reflect the opinion of UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other pieces do not SINCE 1890 necessarily refect the opinion of The Mic...…

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…VIEWPOINT Right side, wrong reasons The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 5 Flushing good journalism KARL STAMPFL.:};, _:: 4A, BY EMILY BEAM Americans are clueless about econom- ics. I can't say I'm surprised, but a study, performed by Harris Interactive and reported by The New York Times last April, did come up with some fairly star- tling results. Less than half of high school students could define a budget deficit. A frightening nu...…

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…8 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday. May 31, 2005 the michigan daily University Housing Apartments - Your Best Choice! - RIVERHOUSE CONDO. AVAIL Immed. 2 bdnn. 1.5 baths. Hadlo firs. $9(X)/nmo. 734-662-9908. ROOMMATE FINDER SERVICE! FREE! Let ufind yosrtpifect match. Call 741-93003! ROOMS FOR FALL/WINTER, tuen., all utils., prkg., lndsy., cable & intiernet inc. Near Diag, $360/inn. 313-522-1(4)4 or nanyanetsxsnichedn SPACIOUS TWO BEDROOM/BI-LEV...…

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…Iesday ay 31, 2005 ts.michigandaily.com tspage@michigandaily.com ARTS 9 WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE? STUDIO'S LATEST ANIMATED EFFORT FAILS TO DELIVER ON VISUAL PROMISE OF SUPERIOR PREDECESSORS By Imran Syed For the Daily Dually influenced by the singular success of the genre-defying "Shrek 2" and the disappointing "Shark Tale," the latter of Madagascar which failed to match the At the Showcase similar "Finding Nemo" in and Quality 16 both box of...…

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… Tuesday May 31, 2005 sports.michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com S e RiTiSgan Bail 1 Call it d.j vu: Michigan 'S makes it back to Series By Matt Venegoni Daily Sports Editor Michigan softball coach Carol Hutchins had said repeat- edly that she thought there were more than 20 teams that had the ability to win the College World Series. With their backs against the wall, the Wolverines proved they were one of those teams. On Saturday, ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 - 11 Blue makes tourney despite loss "This obviously isn't what we wanted to do here. It just didn't work out." - Sophomore LeifMahler By H. Jose Bosch Daily Sports Writer CHAMPAIGN - Too little, too late. Michigan knew that feeling all too well during last Friday's game against the Boilermakers. Despite coming back from a six-run deficit with a four-run eighth inning in Friday's game, the No. 4 seed...…

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…12 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 31, 2005 P InfTU __--7 4 v '' z J Lop'. I I I 4 E3 E3 An insider's guide by Forest Casey 4 Top - Game developers line up for almost three hours to catch a sneak peek at Sony's new PlayStation 3, set to debut next year, at the Electron- ics Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles. E3 is only open to members of thegame industry and the media. Center - Convention-goers get their first glimp...…

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…2 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 MSA calls for 'U' to investigate Coca-Cola p 4 February 23, 2005 By Jeremy Davidson Daily Staff Reporter The Michigan Student Assembly voted yesterday to support the actions of the Coke-Campaign Coali- tion, an anti-Coke group, and also to accept the alle- gations brought against the soft-drink giant regarding human rights violations. When the vote passed, many members of MSA's Peace and Just...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 3 Required sexuality course proposed Students would take three credits about gender and sexuality issues to graduate December 9, 2004 By Aymar Jean * Daily Staff Reporter A student-led initiative, years in the making, is now gaining momentum. In about two years, LSA students could see a dramatic change to their University curriculum. A group of students are pushing for a course requirement for ...…

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…4 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 'U' creates new M-PACT financial aid package March 07, 2005 By Farayha Arrine and Anne Joling Daily Staff Reporters A new need-based grant program for in- state undergraduates will become available this fall to replace some loans with grant money in the financial aid packages of almost 3,000 students, University President Mary Sue Coleman announced last week. Known as M-PACT, the program will ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 5 BOOK & SUPPLY Order your textbooks early, get the most US books at the best prices, and have more time to make new friends. Drop off Reservation form at either booksdore Michigan Book & Supply Ulrich's 311 S. State Street 549 S. University Ann Arbor, Al Ann Arbor, Al (734) 665-4990 (734) 662-3201 ext. 220 ww.ulinchs.com *Visit Ulrich's Spirit Shop *US[D and N[W Textbooks *U of M Clothing and G...…

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…6 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 4 'U' housing rates will rise by 5 percent in fall May 23, 2005 By Amber Colvin and Jeremy Davidson Daily Staff Reporters Living in University housing will cost more next year because of an increase in the room and board fee approved by the University Board of Regents last week. Though the actual increase var- ies depending on the type of room, the average for those in residence halls is 4....…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 7 Greeks devote week to games, fundraising TIf SIGN SAYS IT ALL... Members of Team 15's Variety Team (Delta Delta Delta, Chi Psi , and Theta Chi dance in the Sir Variety Show for Greek Week on Wednesday, April 6, 2005 at Hill Auditorium. The show is the culmination Greek Week, which Is to raise money for charities like Coach Carr's Cancer Fund. By Carissa Miller Daily Staff Reporter Greek Wee...…

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…8 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 2 voters legalizeG ING me ica marijuana a I By Leslie Rott Daily Staff Reporter Ann Arbor residents passed a ballot proposal, to allow the use of marijua- na for medicinal purposes, yesterday. Proposal C will waive fines for medical marijuana patients and their caregivers who receive the recom- mendation of a physician or other qualified health professional to use marijuana for medical treatm...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 9 We could have listed all the concerts, sports events, lectures, publications, free trips to Israel, theater productions, social justice projects, alternative spring break trips to South America and fun parties we have... ...but we only have one page. Don't miss out www.umhille.org …

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…10 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 GSIs walk out I Instructors, supporters hold line against 'U' March 25, 2005 By EkJyot Saini Daily Staff Reporter Resounding chants of "No contract - no work, no peace" could be heard all over central campus yesterday as members of the Graduate Employees' Organization staged a one-day walkout in protest of the University and its alleged lack of cooperation in negotiations. Graduate student i...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 11 Students drink to St Patty's Day in local bars, clubs Bartender John Brant cleans the bar at Connor O'Neill's. March 17, 2005 By Rachel Kruer Daily Staff Reporter For St. Patrick's Day, Business senior Greg Bel- off has a simple objective in mind. "I plan to drink until I can't stand up," Beloff said. Days in advance, Beloff said he already devised a strategy to achieve this goal. He said ...…

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…12 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 0 Greeks New regulations limit party size, implement BYOB policy By Kyle Herrala and Justin Miller Daily Staff Reporters Yesterday marked the final step for a new social policy that will rad- ically change Greek system parties next semester. The Interfraternity Council adopt- ed an amendment last night that "strongly encourages" fraternity houses to have people sign waivers when entering a p...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 -13 New class criticizes 'U' admissions policy April 15, 2005 that the class will not provide a balanced discussion By Amber Colvin of the issue. Daily Staff Reporter Cohen said the course is a response to the Univer- sity's supportive stance on affirmative action. - A Residential College class titled "Race and Uni- "My view normally is that professors ought not take p pVeX 70 versity Admissions" w...…

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…14 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 4 420 MAYNARD STREET ANN ARBOR, MI 48109 STEPHANIE WRIGHT tothedaily@michigandaily.com Editor in Chief DONN M. FRESARD Editorial Page Editor ~uw u EDITED AND MANAGED BY " EtCSTDUTENTSATATHE Unless otherwise noted, unsigned editorials reflect the opinion of UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN the majority of the Daily's editorial board. All other pieces do not SINCE 1890 necessarily reflect the opinion ...…

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…16 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 TOA THE AX MAXXPE MiNCE MICHIGAN!I 4 wow k. .i6..y Ax.... oUR oWN MA'K , tERptECp'' MAKE NE t. GREAT CONCERTS! Get involved with 1S1 activities-oncertg with hot cc0la eLaMJg, or unwind with a xxie. Show your creative side with .j'" is k iglt Enjoy stress busters like Jg and safe workshops. Take a break with 9.har Have run, meet newf 9 & you'll have icigsaui Mtsorleg that will 14t a I4'eti...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 -17 UNIVERSITY UNIONS Michigan League Michigan Union Pierpont Commons YOU WANT IT. WE HAVE IT. L I' F P L N T1 U C N T( U. N Ir NEED A PLACE TO STUDY? Michigan Union Art Lounge & Study Lounge Michigan League Underground & Cyber Lounge MUG Eateries & Commons and Cyberstations ierpont Piano Lounge WANT TO PLAY? Michigan Union Billiards & Games Room eonardo's at Pierpont Commons Michigan Union Musi...…

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…18 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 Totally Free MCard Checking-i Just For Mard Hoedrs. 4 Central Campus EASTANN STx> q w.: O A TURO - s E ] & USE LM.N N E _ CT. WN MO Additional North Campus ATM locations 0 Dudersiadt Center O Bursley Hall '4 With $25 opening deposit " No minimum balance requirement " No monthly maintenance fee " First order of 150 standard checks printed FREE " Link your Mcard for ATM and point of sale tr...…

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…The Michionn Dail, - ripntatincitinn O(n - 4 n I IIG IYlll;lI 6c"I vary - VIIUTILdLIUlI CUILIUII NUJ - 1y I Orientation homesick blues ELLIOTT MALLEN IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE - July 24, 2004 reshman Orientation is an experience we'd all surely love to for- get. Living for three days in a room with two people I'll probably never see again, going on a long and ardu- ous campus tour for the eighth time and getting up at seven in the morning so...…

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…20 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 A falling star JASON PESICK ONE SMALL VOIG' I - Oct. 12, 2004 wo years ago, things were very different for Jennifer Granholm. The young attorney general was manhandling Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus in the state's gubernatorial election. Her political skills, intelligence and movie-star looks propelled her not only past Posthumus, but also onto the radar screens of the national media. Her primary ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 21 Three reasons not to despise GEO JORDAN SCHRADER PoiR HURON STAlTEMEN 1 11 11 March 3, 2005 - "Whatever you did not do for one of the least n Thursday after- of these, you did not do for me." noon, I tried to Apologies for quoting Jesus in defense of GEO. -n explain to some of But the union has consistently looked out for the my roommates why they least of its members. It has made the most ...…

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…Orientation 2005 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com ft fiiganaTilS 4 22 Mo' MONEY, Mo' PROBLEMS G-UNIT MASTERMIND 50 CENT DELIVERS SECOND LP By Evan McGarvey March 8, 2005 MUSIC R EVIE-W A * N - With a past that includes multiple gunshot wounds to the mouth, various broken record contracts, an incredible New York mix-tape career and 11 million copies of Get Rich or Die Tryin' sold, it's possible to forgive 50 Cent's occa- 5...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 23 AMAZIN' BLUE The oldest and best co-ed a cappella ensemble on campus. BIG TICKET PRODUCTIONS Why did Jerry Seinfeld, Dennis Miller and Guster perform on campus? Because Big Ticket Productions made it happen. WHAT IS UAC? The University Activities Center is the largest student-run programming organization at the University of Michigan. UAC's mission is to provide quality programming that is b...…

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…24 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 A 4 I Welcome to campus Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore spoke on Sept. 30, 2004, at Hill Auditorium. Moore talks election at Hill Auditorium Count on us throughout your college career for everything you need for school and campus life, including new and used textbooks, class and dorm supplies, insignia clothing, and much more. Pierpont Commons Bookstore Pierpont Commons (North Campu...…

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… Routine horror sequel sati~sfies By Jeffrey Bloomer March 21, 2005 In the course of just two films, Samara Morgan (Daveigh Chase), the tortured, fearsome villain of "The Ring," has become 1 the stuff of dreams The Ring (or nightmares) for TR adolescent Ameri- Two can horror fans. DreamWorks Samara is a sort of postmodern Fred- dy Kruger whose mere screen pres- ence elicits overjoyed shrieks from audiences, and her freaky exploits continue in ...…

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…26 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 -ARTS 4 Smith and ames fail to save tepid comedy By Amanda Andrade That's okay, of course, because all of these men Daily Arts Writer are actually enamored by their ladies' "person- alities" rather than their supermodel good looks. Although maybe that's less surprising consider- ing the New York of the film is the city in which After slumming hard in progressively idiotic average-looking w...…

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…s The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 27 M "Hayden Christensen to play me!? What's the matter with you people?" 'Wars' trilogy finally arrives on DVD set UM students: By Adam Rottenberg October 1, 2004 After years of eager anticipa- tion, the "Star Wars Trilogy" has finally arrived on DVD. While the devout "Star Wars" purists will surely Star Wars deride George Trilogy Lucas for his 20th Century Fox further tin- kering of the fi...…

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…Orientation 2005 sports.michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com SIe Ri TSganjadg A 28 Saturday night thriller Varsity prevails M epic overtime *-'By Gennaro Filice November 1, 2004 With just under nine minutes left on Saturday, the Big House was as quiet as it has been in years. DeAndra Cobb's 64-yard touchdown run gave Michigan State a seemingly insurmount- able 27-10 lead. But the Wolverines weren't quite ready to fold in the 97th me...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 - 29 A ter our years you cart learn at least one thingy r Ff As I inch closer and closer to the culmina- tion of my stay at this illustrious university, I find myself asking two questions: (1) Could cornhole (a beanbag-tossing lawn game that has quite frankly changed my life) eventually sup- plant baseball as America's pastime? And; (2) What did my $140,000 of tuition money really go toward? And c...…

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…30 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 Icers blow 3-0 lead and d ' bow out of postseason A By Gabe Edelson March 28, 2005 GRAND RAPIDS - The players on the Michi- gan hockey team didn't travel to the NCAA Midwest 'Regionals for this. They didn't take the ice at Van Andel Arena to see their three-goal lead evaporate into the tension-filled air, their national title hopes obliterated by four unan- swered goals from the Tigers of Co...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2005 -_31 Pooling efforts lead to win "They celebrated like we won the na- tional title." - Cheryl Burnett, Michi- gan women's basketball coach By Matt Venegoni January 24, 2005 For a team that had not won in 36 days - after losing nine straight - Michigan's 63-61 victory over Indiana yesterday felt like a Final Four win. With a roster full of freshmen, the Wolverines' behavior was not unexpected. A mo...…

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