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…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...…

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…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...…

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…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...…

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…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...…

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…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...…

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…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 ...…

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…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...…

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…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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…The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 11 At 15, Cheyenne is going strong By Andrew Kahn Daily Arts Writer Winning a Grammy, appearing on the cover of Roll- ing Stone, hosting an episode of Saturday Night Live: And those are just three of Cheyenne Kimball's goals. Lofty expectations for someone who hasn't even cele- brated her 16th birthday. But for the singer/songwriter from Frisco, Texas, achieving these goals doesn't seem all that im...…

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…4 12 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 Trilogy comes to soid end By Imran Syed Daily Arts Writer From the moment its production began back in 2000, director Deepa Mehta's "Water" has faced constant controversy. Claiming Mehta's goal was to make the world deplore India and Hinduism, Hindu fundamental- ists set fire to the film's set, forc- ing production to halt. But truly believing in the Water film's message, At the Mehta persist...…

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…Tuesday May 30, 2006 sports.michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com SPORTS 131 Rocky toppled Wolverines' repeat title bid halted in Tennessee By Amber Colvin Daily Sports Writer KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Rebekah Milian swung. But spectators at Tyson Park never heard the sound of the ball hitting the catcher's glove - the eruption of cel- ebration from the Tennessee dugout drowned it out. And as the Volunteers clung to each other and jumped wit...…

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…I 14 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 0 MEN'S TRACK Woods receives auto bid; teammate waits for commitee -SPORTS By Jeremy Davidson Editor in Chief Even though sophomore Mike Woods claimed a spot at the NCAA outdoor national championships on Saturday, he said he was disappoint- ed with his performance. "I'm obviously relieved that I got into the NCAAs, but it was some- thing that I felt was more or less a given," Woods said thro...…

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…I 1 SPORT, ,c The Michigan Daily - Tueday, May 30, 2006 - 15 The NBA draft lottery is so much more in person SECAUCUS, N.J. - Twelve years ago last week, I stood wob- bling on a pair of inline skates and eating a slice of pizza at U.S. Blades, a once-trendy skating rink in my hometown of West Bloomfield. I can remember the scene as if it were yesterday. My eyes were fixed on a high-mounted television near the arcade games, which I couldn...…

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…I 16 - The Michigan Daily - Tuesday, May 30, 2006 -SPORTS- All hail the tournament champions: 'M'-Nine caps off dominant season By Dan Feldman Daily Sports Writer When Michigan baseball coach Rich Maloney interviewed for his position four years ago, the athletic department had one qualm about his qualifications. Despite leading Ball State to a combined 81 games over .500 in seven seasons of Mid-American Conference play, Maloney had never ...…

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…0 2 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 In Katrina's wake dN, h o - f 0 0 LEFT AND CENTER: Inside the Astrodome in Houston, on Sept. 11, 2005. RIGHT: A protester identifying himself only as "Terrance" holds a sign reading "This Is not a natural disaster" near the Reliant Stadium in Houston on Sept. 12, 2005. City takes in more than 150,000 evacuees; volunteers worry about increased crime rates and housing shortages Sept. 12, 2...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 3 'Monologues' looks for an all-minority cast Producers hope new method will remedy play's inherent tbiases Nov. 14, 2005 By Carissa Miller Daily Staff Reporter have probably re or participating l This lack of di lack of distributio tional e-mails tar But many othe vious shows said from the play beca minorities negativ Calling all women of color. A major prob "The Vagina Monologues" wants yo...…

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…0 4 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Lease-date ordinance OK'd Council leaves out provision to stagger viewing, signing dates Mar. 21, 2006 By Andrew Grossman Daily Staff Reporter In the culmination of what has been an unprec- edented level of collaboration between the Michigan Student Assembly and Ann Arbor City Council, last night the Council unanimously approved an ordi- nance pushing back lease-signing dates. The ordinance...…

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…6 6 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Alleged hate crime alerts students Regardless of the details of alleged incident, campus leaders say the event reflects a larger climate problem on campus .Sept. 26, 2005 By Rachel Kruer Daily Staff Reporter While the alleged felony of ethnic intimidation that involved a University student urinating on two Asian students continues to enrage student organizations on campus, the suspects and ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 7 Al Sharpton addresses BAMN members railing in the Diag. Sharpton compared working against the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative to working in Mississippi during the civil rights movement. Sharpton blasts MCRI BAMN, high school students signatures were gathered by providing false and misleading information to the public, including voice opposition to MCRI, telling people that it was an initiativ...…

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…8 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Scandal marks MSA vote Nicole Stallings, S4M, edge out Rese Fox and MPP for presidency in partisan election Mar. 24, 2006 By Dave Mekelburg Daily Staff Reporter In the most hotly contested Michigan Student Assembly election in recent memory, the long-dominant Students 4 Michigan held off attackers from both sides. Nicole Stallings and Justin Paul, running on the S4M ticket for president and vi...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 9 Debate renewed over 'secret society' Alum slaps 'U' with lawsuit Society plans reforms Local lawyer says secret society has not reformed per 1989 agreement Feb. 14, 2006 By Gabe Nelson Daily Staff Reporter' Although Michigamua has recently sparked a campus controversy, the Uni- versity administration remained relatively unaffected Ann Arbor lawyer and Univer- sity alum Christopher Bell filed a...…

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…10 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Ry gIdCgn al 0 Under the microscope Stem-cell initiative will put 'U' on biotech map 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 ...…

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…0 12 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 VIEWPOINT Walk a mile in different shoes Homeless for the holidays WHITNEY DIBO ENTER ST AE LEFT By JARED GOLDBERG We take for granted the gifts blue-collar work- ers and unions have given us. Since the University cut its $1.4-million contract with the Coca-Cola Company over winter break, critic after critic, mostly on the conservative side, has come out of the woodwork to complain. "Unde...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 -13 The merits of raising hell MARA GAY CsMMION SEEs t was the see-saw, I think, that finally broke this camel's back. It has been decades since campus has seen mass protests and sit-ins, hallmarks of 1960s Ann Arbor that helped make the University into one of the loudest and proud- est bastions of progress in the nation. Today's University, however, is no longer the site of such activism; there h...…

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…0 14 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Making Michigan study CHRISTOPHER ZBROZEK BORN IN TIHE, U.S.A. Simply delicious EMILY BEAM LOOKING IOR AMERICA B ack when I started high school, the seniors didn't really have to do anything. My suburban Detroit district required them to take English, gov- ernment and maybe one other class. You could be home before lunch if you felt like it. The school district ended that policy before ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 -15 Vike4 furev 'orv ~otic i~k 6ouitAude vc w1vO(A What can consolidation mean for you? How about another $450* or more in your pocket each month? Other benefits of the College PayWay Consolidation Loan from College Solutions Network include: .No lower fixed rate available-anywhere "A simple application process managed by experts .Reduced monthly payments (up to 50% or more) .The confidence of us...…

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…6 Orientation Edition 2006 arts.michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com ARlt Sdtnrlg 16 SOMETHING ABOUT BOY WIZARD'S LATEST SOARS TO NEW CINEMATIC HEIGHTS a By Amanda Andrade Nov. 21, 2005 Muggles, rejoice. Just four months after the release of the long-awaited sixth installment of the behe- HarryPotter moth book series, "Harry Potter" fans can now and the savor two-and-a-half Goblet hours of pure visceral of Fire enjoyment with the...…

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…- The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 17 Iternhet janing servcen *Web Site ik No monthly imaintenane fee, O nfineuChec lan~ce r lqireUmen~ Miiu VI a ekCard - AdebitINTIM cardnosrhgiga « IS& he Machnes _No fees &n ue a IMCI3macines, Coca ~rate no1 anna e *tdetVSA Credit card - Low rate, nhow~ ee *Saturday flour1s and d ive~in at 305 E . ien e Keep your school name on your cheeks-join the University of Michigan Credit Union! We have...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 19 Beanster's Subway TCF ATM The University Club Bonici's Huron Valley Travel Michigan Union Bookstore SOAS The UPS Store Comerica ATM Stache's Catering Cyber Lounges Commons Cafe Event Space Michigan Union Ticket Office (Tcketmaster Location Ibut we don't ds laui Espresso Royale Michigan League Gift Shop Perfectly Chilled Michigan Union Billiards & Games Room MUJO Cafe Arts Breaks STA Travel Vi...…

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…0 20 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Creative Arts " improvises By AndrewKlein Mar. 31, 20046 y The phrase "free jazz" carries a certain stigma for the knowledgeable as well as those uninitiated. Random, abrasive, unmusical - free jazz is no strangerto these descriptors.C . But for the University's Crative Creative Arts Arts Orchestra, an improvisation Orchestra group performing at Rackham Performance Auditorium tonight at 8 ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 21 HEAVENLY 'MOUNTAIN' LEDGER DRIVES LEE'S HAUNTING MASTERPIECE By Jeffrey Bloomer Jan 5., 2006 When Ennis and Jack first meet, they won't even speak to each other. They wait for the owner of a sheep ranch, anticipating his return so they can ask for whatever work he has to offer Brokeback in the outback of Wyoming, Mountain circa 1963. Even when they Focus are hired to work together, they only...…

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…0 22 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Stewart to return to stage in A2 By Alison Go Dec. 12, 2006 The Royal Shakespeare Company is coming back to Ann Arbor with a vengeance. Patrick Stewart, of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and "X-Men" fame, will headline three shows next fall put on by one of the most prominent Shakespeare companies in the world. The troupe will perform "Julius Caesar," "Antony and Cleopatra" and "The Tem...…

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…0 24 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 Pretty good computer? MUSIC COLUMN DON'T BELIEVE THE HYPE The most recognizable images behind electronic music aren't exactly the most artistically profitable, let alone representative: The raver kid with a pacifier and bottle of Rx fun. The aging hippie who likes to use the word "chill" excessively. And, of course, the absolutely Euro-America club lizard who likes to dance around Manhatta...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 25 bwA WHAT I U MICHIGAN ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS What's your final answer? Compete in collegiate quiz tournaments throughout the United States. IAZIN' BLUE The oldest and best co-ed a capella ensemble on campus. f COMEDY COMPANY Interested in comedy? Join the best improv group at Michigan Student Astronomical Society An academically-minded group that seeks to Pn rr and d~x a l nnderstandina ...…

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…0 26 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 6 a Here's how... Buy used textbooks Used textbooks save you 25% Order Your Textbooks Online Today www.whywaitforbooks.com Reserve now Reserve your textbooks in advance for the best selection of used books Sell at buyback Get money back for your books at buyback Support your school A portion of your bookstore purchase goes to support your school Pierpont Commons Bookstore Pierpont Common...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 27 In defense of Mammy Spears f there's no experience in a woman's Curious scent. We're just confused at culture diva, Madonna, did little more life as sacred, fulfilling and life- the moment because, for all the media than make headlines that nobody read. affirming as the profound act of giv- hype surrounding the birth of your little With album sales down and her tantaliz- ing birth, then the u...…

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…0 Orientation Edition 2006 ports.michigandaily.com sports@michigandaily.com SP iTanSBa 28, ..ment Game Victory the first over Spartans in three years By Scott Bell Jan. 25, 2006 The electricity at Crisler Arena last night could have been summed up by many different words. Words like amazing, breath- t4king and thrilling were thrown around the sold-out crowd fol- lowing what was arguably Michigan's biggest win of the Amaker era. But the mo...…

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…SP PORTS- The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 29 Freshman Mario Manningham's last-second catch propelled Michigan to a win against undefeated Penn State. Super Mario leads 'M' upset of Nittany Lions By Ian Herbert Nov.15, 2005 Mario Manningham wasn't the first option - that was Steve Breaston in the slot. But with one second left in the game, Manningham beat Penn State's best cornerback, Alan Zemaitis, on a 10-yard post to fini...…

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…0 30 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 -SPORTS 3 One and done: Icers fall in NCAA tournament By Mark Giannotto Mar.24,2006 GRAND FORKS, N.D. - It wasn't intentional, but it seemed as if North Dakota goaltender Jordan Parise was just adding insult to injury. Michigan trailed 5-1 with less than two minutes remaining in the third period when Wolverine fresh- man Jason Bailey skated in alone on Parise and appeared to have the ...…

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… SPO T' T', The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 - 31 'Kl. ..~ 0 FOOTBALL 'M' shucked in Alamo Bowl Controversial rap By Ian Herbert ever played in. Some Michigan play- "I can't fumble the ball," Avant Dec. 28, 2005 ers claimed that Titus Brothers, the said. "I never fumble the ball.... I put player who tackled Ecker, was not a lot of blame on me because that took SAN ANTONIO - It resembled California vs. Stanford in 1982 - but w...…

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…0 32 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 4 SPORTS- l SOFTBALL Lady Vols end repeat bid Is Tommy A maker D By Amber Colvin May 28,t2006 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Rebekah Milian swung. But spectators at Tyson Park never heard the sound of the ball hitting the catcher's glove - the eruption of celebration from the Tennessee dugout drowned it out. And as the Volunteers acng to each other and jumped with delight,to their right stood a...…

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…SP ORTE ,_ The Michigan Daily - Orientation Issue 2006 - 33 0 MEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING 'M' Tanker sets new NCAA mark By Anne Ulble Mar. 23, 2006 ATLANTA - There was a momen- tary silence as the crowd registered the time that flashed on the score- hoard: 4:08.60. An instant later, the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center erupted for Michigan senior captain Peter Vanderkaay as he pumped his fist toward the Wolverine cheering section. Not only did ...…

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…0 34 - The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2006 QD r; Grapplers win Big Tens after toppling Gophers Welcome to campus 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. Order Your Textbooks Online Today www.whywaitforbooks.com Pierpont Commons Bookstore Pierpont Commons (North Campus) (743) 668-602...…

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