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May 29, 2007 (vol. 117, iss. 142) • Page Image 1

…NEWS One thing at a time Experts say that while most students believe they can suc- cessfully complete a variety of activities at one time, the stress multitasking places on the brain lowers productivity. See page 2. OPINION From the Daily: Passing the buck Just when you thought Michi- gan's lawmakers couldn't get any more incompetent, ttsey passed a budget on Friday that endangers the state's onlyvaluable resource: its universities. Instead o...…

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…2 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Multitasking impairs productivity By SARAH SALA Marois published a study in For the Daily December 2006 that located regions where signals jam in the brain when When LSA Junior Jessica Crayne a person tries to do too many things writes a paper, she also divides her at once. attention between websites like In the study, Marois shortened MySpace and Facebook and plays the time bet...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 TEXTBOOKS From page 1 gan Student Assembly approached him with student concerns over textbook prices, said MSA Vice President Mohammad Dar, who is also a member of the taskforce. "This is a real victory," said Monts. "It's a real les- son to students - it's been their persistence to resolve these issues that got this carried out." Monts said several University deans and faculty m...…

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…4 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C e Midiigan Bailj Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu IMRAN SYED GARY GRACA EDITOR IN CHIEF EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustra- tions represent solely the views of their authors. ...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 5 GARY GRACA EMMARIE HUETTEMAN A two-party problem Our doped-up society When Jesse Ventura ran for governor of Min- nesota in 1998, he cam- paigned with one simple message: "Retaliate in '98." Part of that slo- gan was a playful take on his pro- wrestling career as A third party Jesse "The p Body" Ven- could be just tura. But what the that slogan was also a state needs. battle cry...…

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…8 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com artspage@michigandaily.com 734-763-0379 Hey, do you think they'll notice that even with a production budget of $300 million, our super awesome CGI background consists of cheap photo studio wallpaper? An empty treasure chest CONCERT PREVIEW Dinosaur Jr. Escapes Extinction By DEREK BARBER Daily Arts Writer Dinosaur Jr. - the prognostica- tors of prog-punk-pop - will be at the Blin...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 9 STUDENT LOANS Rising debt for grads Stu C Univ aspires enthoo zation non-pr But self to one ma $60,00 Acc the Pr for gra has inc the pas inflatio college about * versity $22,312 Stor said th ciated Ann A ing in Amo ing to parent cially, associa Financ Rod reflect cy with when parent plans ing the KEGS From ter ba deposi beer it Qua than f lesser new le deposi barrel A qu costs ...…

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…10 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Teacher and student share the stage University duo featured in operatic take of Shakespearean classic in Detroit By MAUREEN SULLIVAN DailyArts Writer Associate music professor, Ste- phen Lusmann, began his career as an opera singer in ayoung artist pro- gram in Cincinnati. He played the role of Gregario, a Capulet servant Gounod's in the Gounod's Gloriously famed French T opera...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 ARTS IN BRIEF FILM Verhoeven redeems himself with evocative epic "Black Book" The Michigan Theater Sony Pictures Classics Though Paul Verhoeven ("Hol- low Man") holds a place in his- tory as the first person to accept a Razzie - the anti-Academy Award given for exceptionally egregious achievements in film - in person, he finally proves he is capable of being a posi- tive cinema...…

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…12 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BARBER From page 8 iously kicked out of the band, the bassist pursued his side-project Sebadoh while Mascis kept the band name and continued to tour and release records until 1997. As a result, many fans suspected there was a Barlow-sized hole that would never be filled. But time heals. Although it may have taken Dinosaur Jr. nearly two decades to resurrect, tour and release Bey...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 | The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com sports@michigandailycom 734-764-8585 'M'-Nine backs into NCAA Tournament By COURTNEY RATKOWIAK Daily Sports Writer It was the sixth inning of the Michigan baseball team's must-win second game in PENN STATE 6 the Big MICHIGAN 5 Ten Tour- OHIOSTATE 4 nament, MICHIGAN 2 the Wol- verines less than 15 hours removed from a 4-2 first-game loss Thursday to sixth-seed Ohio State. With a ma...…

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…14 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Blue's inconsistency keeps it from WCWS By MICHAEL EISENSTEIN On Softball WACO, Texas - Wow. The Michigan softball team was done for after just one inning in its Super Regional against Baylor. The game was over when the second batter of the game, Kirsten Shortridge, sent one to the U-Haul trucks beyond the fence in right- field, putting Baylor up 2-0. Freshman Nikki Nemitz had ...…

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…Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 As NCAA Tournament begins, Michigan struggles with runners on base By ANDY REID ever, Michigan's offense had a good Daily Sports Writer weekend at the plate. Just two teams (Ohio State and Minnesota) tallied Nearly 1,700 excited people more hits in their first two tourna- jammed into The Fish Friday night ment games than the Wolverines. as Michigan baseball fever swept "It wasn...…

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…1 Tuesday, May 29, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com I 4 EXPERIENCE HOW WAS MEANT TO BE SEEN, HEARD AND FELT! International Recording Artist 5 shows in 3 days' arday Saturday Jan Thursday 7:00pm $30.00 Friday and Saturday 8:00pm and 10:00pm $40.00 4 Keiko Matsui -An icon of contemporary and new-age jazz -Her playing is introspective and elegant, yet pulsates with power, while boldly blending Western and Eastern musical influen...…

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