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…BECOMING A WOLVERINE Coaches and Atic t anstudent-athletes come to Michigan for a bevy of reasons. For more see page 11. NEWS Stadium lawsuit proceeds Any chance to settle the legal conflict over Michigan Stadium out of the courtroom has passed. The Paralyzed Veterans of Amer- ica are taking the University to court in September 2008. See page 2. OPINION From the Daily: Listening in If there is one thing that President Bush can't be trusted wi...…

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…2 *a Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom Judge says stadium lawsuit will go to trial By ARIKIA MILLIKAN Daily News Editor The Michigan Paralyzed Veter- ans of America will go ahead wich their plans to take the University to courtwith alawsuitcallegingthatnthe University is violating the American Disabilities Act by proceeding with the stadium olans. After four months of legal nego- tiation, Jodge Sean Cox - a Uni- ...…

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…Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 STADIUM Bernstein said University Presi- From page 2 dent Mary Sue Coleman, various - - - - figures in the Athletic Department During the discovery period, Ber- and members of the University nstein said he will depose various Board of Regents would also be University officials, which requires forced to testify. collecting written testimonies and "Because the regents have taken ...…

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…4 Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com C be Aicbioan llailu TRAVIS SCHAU Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR IMRAN SYED EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent solely the views...…

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…Monday August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com EMMARIE HUETTEMAN My conviction GARY GRACA Stamping out the media This summer marks the 35th anniversary of the Supreme Court's tempo- rary mora- torium An eye for an on capital punish- eye has made ment. And our country today marks blind. the second day since I heard that Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kans.) and I might actually agree about something. Because Sam and I are Roman Catholi...…

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…61 Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com the michigan daily /YVarsity Management Serving UofM Students Ovezr 4o.ear '07 SCION TC 15k miles, black. $18,000. Call 734-474-3789. COMPARE TEXTBOOK PRICES!' Search 24 bookstores with 1 click! S&H calculated. www.bookhq.com SALINE, MI 678 Woodcreek Cir. 2300 sq. ft. detach condo. Was $240,000 now $219,900. Call 734-429-7770. PARKING SPACES AVAILABLE. 665-8825. PARKING SPOT...…

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…Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 7 the michigan daily AVAIL. FALL. 6 bdrm. house located near North Campus. 2 baths., 2 kitch., A/C, dwshr., ldry. Great location for engineering or med. students. Can be rented as a 4 bdrm. duplex. Michigan Realty, 734-662-5500 or www.michcomrealty.com AVAILABLE SEPT. 1ST. William and Division. Efficiency and 1 bdrm. apts. with securty hozzer, separate storage & laundry facilitie...…

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…8 Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom t h& mTihigar- dcaily' SCOREKEEPER'S SPORTS GRILL &Puh now hiring part-time cooks. No experience necessary. Apply in person at 310 Maynard St., Ann Arhor 734-995-10110. WANTED: PARTICIPANTS FOR psy- chology experiment on simple percep- tual judgments ut U of M. Otto 2 hoer sesion, pays $25. To qualify, muast he at least 1t, he a native English speaker, and have vision correctahl...…

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…Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com ortspage@ michigandaily.com 734-763-0379 rants, "We are the ones against the media terror / Pop-culture propa- ganda that's been shoved in our CALENDA R face." That anti-posturing attitude suits the band perfectly. The hon- esty and emotion at the forefront Since we won't be in publication of their mosic is undeniahie and again until Sept. 4, here are some authentic. of the notew...…

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…10 Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandailycom FILM IN BRIEF Time to give up and slow down, and give up the franchise "Rush Hour 3" At Quality 16 and Showcase New Line It's been reported that Chris Tucker earned $25 million to star in "Rush Hour 3." Given that it's been a decade since he's had a role in any movie that doesn't have the words "rush hour" in the title, that's a pretty inexplicable amount, but that's not the r...…

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…Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 sports@michigandaily.com 734-764-8585 WHAT BRINGS THEM TO MICHIGAN John Beilein Carly Benson s Herring ( Daily Sports Writer Kevin Borseth THE CHALLENGE It seems as if Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein could have just as easily gone into the con- struction business as becoming a coach. That's because the 59-year- old has made his passion for build- ing incredibl...…

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…12 Monday, August 13, 2007 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com MICHIGAN From page 11 coaching positions - Michigan Tech and Wisconsin-Green Bay - during his 20-year coaching career. His wife Connie said at least four schools - Central Michigan, Cincin- natiColorado and Indiana - contact- ed her husband about their coaching vacancies in the past. "Lookingback at opportunities he's had in the past, I think somewhere deep down inside him, it...…

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…2 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 I i I LEFT O F JEREMY CHO RIGHT BY PETER sCHOTTENFELS/Daily LEFT: School at Business sophomore Aroiad Sohoni somberly watches Proyasal 2 rosalto trichlina at a College Democrats party last aight. RIGHT: A sigoorging yassershy to ante no on the pro- posal, is left discarded on the Diag late last night. Coleman chided for defying Prop 2 U president subverts voters' Will, critics say By ANDREW GR...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 3 'U' offers public first peek at Big House renovations Plans released early after Maine man's FOIA request By GABE NELSON Daily StaffReporterx Oct. 20, 2006 - If the University Board of Regents approves the Athletic Department's new sta- dium plans, the Big House could become the Brick House. ., The Athletic Department r released schematic designs yes- terday for its divisive renovations to Mich...…

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…4 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Battle brewing over funds Masturbating trespasser booted from frat Three research universities say they should get separate appropriations By JESSICA VOSGERCHIAN Daily StaffReporter Mar. 23, 2007 - Worried about becoming second-class citizens in higher education funding, nine of the state's 15 public universi- ties formed a coalition to block a push by the state's three research universities - ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 5 Final count suggests impact of Prop 2 University releases undergraduate admission numbers for 2007 By ARIKIA MILLIKAN and JESSICA VOSGERCHIAN Daily StaffReporter June. 4, 2007 - The University has closed shop on admissions for next year, and the final numbers provide insight into the impact on minority enrollment of the affir- mative action ban enacted by the passage of Proposal 2. The numbers ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Glenn "Bo" Schembechler 1929 - 2006 Gerald Ford 1913-2006 By ANDREW GROSSMAN and MATT SINGER Daily StaffReporters Nov. 17, 2006 - Bo Schembechler, the football coach who grew to embody the ideal of the Michigan man, died yesterday. He was 77. Before retiring in 1989, he became the all- time winningest coach in Michigan football history. In 21 years as head coach, Schem- bechler won 13 Big Ten ti...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 {7 Transplant team thought dead 'U' mourns loss of crash victims By JESSICA VOSGERCHIAN Managing News Editor June 5, 2007 - No one from the University Hospital's organ recov- ery team whose plane crashed into Lake Michigan Monday is thought to have survived, the University announced today. The team was returning from Milwaukee, Wisc. with organs for a transplant patient in the University Health ...…

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…8 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 12 students arrested in Fleming MSA, City Council Protesterswanted'U'to _ I revisit leasing law act on sweatshops By KELLY FRASER Daily Staff Reporter Apr. 4, 2007 - Campus police arrest- ed 12 student activists yesterday after they refused to leave Univer- sity President Mary Sue Coleman's office in the Fleming Administration Building when it closed at 5 p.m. The protesters, who staged the sit...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 9 YAF plays 'Catch' MAP routs competition a i rot Tu ismalas MAP clinched nearly every seat and slow-movingbureaucracytha ami p oiTurnutdisDawsinit had a candidate for in both MSA have characterized MSA. a Yost and Dar win and LSA-SG, losing only one seat The first part of his -- an( at d by a large margin By DAVE MEKELBURG Daily News Editor March 26, 2007 - The Michi- gan Action Party dominated...…

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…1 0 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Pfizer to close Ann Arbor facility Regents approve North Quad By WALTER NOWINSKI Daily News Editor Jan. 23, 2007 - In a devastating blow to the city and region, Pfizer Inc. announced yesterday that it would close its massive Ann Arbor research and development facility - eliminating 2,100 jobs. At a hastily convened press con- ference in the Michigan Union, Mayor John Hieftje joined Uni- versi...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 11 C, be Micb-toan Dailu Bleachers, not skyboxes 'U' should consider alternative stadium plan Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, Mt 4t109 tothedaity@umich.edu GARY GRACA EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR IMRAN SYED EDITOR IN CHIEF Unsigned editorials reflect the official position of the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and ...…

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…12 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Greatest generation It's not narcissism, if we really are the best He clearly used his position, but who hasrf't?" a ispore bi y ati In the latest study flushed from the ivory tosser of academia, psychologists concluded that college students are more narcissistic than ever before. But so what if we students do spend most of our time talk- ing about ourselves and flaunting our extensive acco...…

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…13 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 WHITNEY DIBO Make the most of this time ver the weekend, I did my best to sell my friend's little sister on the joys of becoming a Michigan if only the Wolverine. After two real world visits, she had a tour. decided to come to campus one more time for less than 24 hours, as if wandering the Diag one last time would clarify the agonizing decision. She asked all the typical fresh- man-to-be que...…

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…14 The Michigan Daily- Orientation Edition 2007 RACHEL WAGNER KIM LEUNG Nov.29, 2006 Plastic problems I like to consider myself at least marginally environmentally con- scious. I try not to leave my laptop plugged in indefinitely, and I have plans to pick up the new energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs. The more I become aware of switching off lights when leav- ing a room or remembering to turn off my printer, the more aware a...…

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…The Michigan Daily -Orientation Edition 2007 15 artspage@michigandaily.com 734-763-0379 There will By JEFFREY BLOOMER ManagingEditor Mar. 12, 2007 - In "300," life is good. The men are as pictur- esque as their surroundings, throwing their beefy vigor into carrying on their bloodline and annihilating people with dark complexions. Their equally fetching female counterparts have long, wavy hair and really, really hard nipples. Spartan women a...…

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…16 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition Bringing pop back Timberlake's bite (almost) as bad as his bark By KIMBERLY CHOU positive reviews for the singer's band and his superstar girlfriend, Associate Arts Editor digitized boasts ("I'm bringing sexy subsequently creating - aided pri- back ... don't make me make up for marily by Timbaland and Pharrell Sept. 12, 2006 - Right now, Jus- the things you lack") and casual Williams - the best vehi...…

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…18 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Beanster's Cafe Subway TCF ATM The University Club Bonici's Huron Valley Travel Michigan Union Bookstore SOAS U-Gos Express Comerica ATM Quiznos Catering Cyber Lounges Commons Cafe Event Space ibut we don't de laundry...I Michigan Union Ticket Office (Ticketmaster Location) Michigan Union Billiards & Games Room MUJO Cafe Arts Breaks STA Travel Villa Pizza U-Go's Convenience Store Wendy's Michiga...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 21 Love. Sex. Purple. Pur P There are few musicians I'd consider to be totally unique. - Prince is a dif- ferent category in and of him- self. Prince is a guitar god, a wildly talented I producer and a LLOYD H. heaving, pant- CARGO ing, steamy purple sex symbol. His appeal is absolutely undeniable. Hell, even I'd blow him. While Prince isn't as ubiquitous as he was in the '80s, it's worth exam- i...…

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…22 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 WHAT I LEARNED FROM '300' By JEFFREY BLOOMER ManagingEditor Mar. 29, 2007 - When I first saw the trailer for "300," I knew I was in trouble. I had no idea the same shot of shouting half-naked men recut from a dozen different angles could be so gripping. At one particularly vulner- able moment I even tried to find the metal soundtrack on iTunes. "300" is totally enthralling as a three-minute cl...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 23 the forces behind the R.S.C. ABOVE: IATSE workers assemble a dressing room RIGHT: Randy Baker and Dave Healy, IATSE members, lower a curtain from the rafters. ABOVE: David Parker, RSC production manager, supervises construction and fitting of the setBELOW: Jon Michelson, IATSE member, raises different sets above the stage with a pulley system. The hype surrounding the Royal Shakespeare Compa...…

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…24 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Rufus who? Others shine at A2 folk fest 4 By ANNA ASH taiko drumming and flawlessly Daily Arts Writer choreographed performance. Kiyoshi's simplicity and precision Jan. 29, 2007 - Nudity, profanity, was riveting, especially during Aki an accordion player named Tin- Takahashi's spotlightcon vocals and kerbelle - in between the many the three-stringed shamisen. singer-songwriters were pleasant-...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 2,5 AMAZIN' BLUE The oldes t and best co-ed a capella ensenoible on campus. COMEDY COMPANY Interested ins comedy? join the bash i xprov rop at lichigan deudtnt As! ooooical Societfy An acadontically-minded group that seeks to encoutragoand develop an understanding and loy of science tharou e astronomy. GROOVE Described as the love child of TIP andI the1BlueNIon Group, fhis:tudenf ron grotuppexplor...…

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…261 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Web of Mediocrity 4 Spidey's web stretches too far third time around By PAUL TASSI DailyFilm Editor May 7, 2007 - It's an interesting direction to take, making "Spider-man 3" a romantic musical comedy. Not even close to the previous two blockbusters in the series * that inspired the cur- rent flood of superhero Spiderman 3 films, "Spider-man 3" is AttheShowcase the biggest disappoint- and Qu...…

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…28 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 sports@michigandaity.com 734-764-8585 Antonio Pittman breaks away for a touchdown during Ohio State's 42-39 win in Columbus. By STEPHANIE WRIGHT DailySportsEditor Nov. 20, 2006 - COLUMBUS - With everything on the line, Michi- gan walked away from its biggest game of the year empty-handed. But it might get a second chance. On Saturday, the second-ranked Wolverines let their undefeated season, ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 29 Former Varsity players reminisce about coach By AMBER COLVIN Daily Sports Writer Nov.18, 2006 -Everyone who wore the winged helmet for Bo Schem- bechler can drum up a favorite story of the legendary leader. For 1981 All-American offensive tackle Ed Muransky, it was jim- mying the locker room scale so he and a teammate could always make weight, only for Schembechler to reveal the night before t...…

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…30 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Michigan leaves Rose Bowl with thorns By STEPHANIE WRIGHT Daily Sports Editor Jan. 4, 2007 - PASADENA, Calif. - This year's Rose Bowl was billed as a consolation prize for two teams that came up just short of playing for the National Championship. Southern Cal won the prize. Michigan still needs consoling. Nearly a month after Bowl Cham- pionship Series voters selected Flor- ida to face No. 1 ...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 131 'M' stuns No. 2 Notre Dame By MATT SINGER Riding sophomore wide receiver Daily Sports Editor Mario Manningham's three-touch- down day and a rock-solid defensive Sept. 18, 2006 - SOUTH BEND performance, Michigan closed its - At the end, there was no cheering pre-Big Ten schedule with a 47-21 for Ol' Notre Dame. demolition of Notre Dame - its larg- Only the stunned silence of Irish est margin o...…

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…321 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Beilein hired as next Michigan's new coach By H. JOSE BOSCH Daily Sports Editor- ZAC Michigan State center Drew Naymick blocks Michigan guard Dion Harris's shot. Cagers can't ma Spartans' hun By DANIEL LEVY DailySports Writer Feb. 14, 2007 - EAST LANSING - It was a game Michigan State had to have. It was a game Michigan would have liked to have. And as the two conference foes battled down th...…

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…33 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 Icers fall to Sioux By NATE SANDALS Daily Sports Writer March 26, 2007 - DENVER- It had the look of a pick-up street-hockey game played with- out goalies. By the end of the first period, one of every three shots had resulted in a goal. By the end of the game, that number had fallen to a still astronomical one goal in just less than every five shots. But somehow, Michigan, the nation's high- es...…

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…34 The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 a Blue get No. five 'M' wins close one By ANDY REID Daily Sports Writer Oct. 30, 2006 - BLOOMINGTON - Michigan women's cross country coach Mike McGuire's hand has five fingers. And, after the Wolverines won the Big Ten championship at Indiana University Golf Course yesterday, McGuire now has five consecutive championship rings to fit snugly on each of those digits. Junior Erin Webster, who h...…

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…The Michigan Daily - Orientation Edition 2007 35 Wolverines best top-ranked Vanderbilt By ANDY REID Daily Sports Writer June 5, 2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Michigan baseball coach Rich Maloney just got a new haircut - and there isn't much hair left. That's because of a promise he made to the Wolverines before their improbable 4- 3 upset of No. 1 Vanderbilt to win their first NCAA Regional since 1984. Maloney told his team that if it pulled off...…

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