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May 12, 2008 (vol. 118, iss. 136) • Page Image 1

…New eateries for Union, League OPINION Women aren't the only ones who need an HPV vaccine In the debate over mandating the HPV vaccine, men are the oft-forgotten carriers of the virus. See Page 5 ARTS "Speed Racer" heads to theaters Despite dazzling visual eftects, the script sputters in this TV remake. See Page 10 SPORTS Third time's a charm The Michigan baseball team clinched its third straight regu- lar-season Big Ten Champion- ship after ...…

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…2 Monday, May 12, 2008 SThe Michigan Daily - michigandailycom 'U' student wins on game show LSA senior qualifies for semifinals on college "Jeopardy!" By MATT GALVANa Daily Staff Reporter Most students dread long nights spent wading through textbooks. But for one student, intense cram- ming paid off in an unusual way - as a spot on the iconic TV game show "Jeopardy!." LSA senior Danny Devries appeared on national television Thursday, in th...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 3 Rising rice prices hurt A2 businesses Local restaurants ly 40 pounds of Basmati rice that his restaurant cooks up every week. struggle but 'U' The EarthenJarservesmostlyIndi- an cuisine, and Sethi said he used to dining safe for now go to places like Sam's Club to stock up on rice. Recently, though, he's By LINDY STEVENS had to turn to local shops because Daily StaffReporter larg...…

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…41 Monday May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com e ltc ilgan Dal,1 Edited and managed by students at the University of Michigan since 1890. 420 Maynard St. Ann Arbor, MI 48109 tothedaily@umich.edu EMMARIE HUETTEMAN GARY GRACA KATE TRUESDELL EDITOR IN CHIEF MANAGING EDITOR EDITORIAL PAGE EDITOR Unsigned editorials reflect theofficial positionof the Daily's editorial board. All other signed articles and illustrations represent sol...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Beatty and Butthead 15 lasses are over; flowers are blooming; and love is in the air. It's the perfect time of year for trashy romance novels and spicy summer action movies filled, with hot sex, government conspiracy and more sex. SHAKIRA But why SMILER spend money at Borders or Showcase Cinemas when you can download the Kwame Kilpatrick and Christine Beatty text messag- es for free...…

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…8 Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com BENEFITS From page 1 ruling, the University's health care policy included a provision to include employees' same-sex partners. University spokeswoman Kelly Cunning- ham said the University's poli- cy was changed to comply with the ruling. "We cannot have same-sex health insurance benefits, so we eliminated those benefits," Cunningham said. "We drafted a policy for otherwise qualif...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 9 SUMMER FESTIVAL PREVIEW Matt Roney I Daily Arts Writer Ann Arbor is a far different place in the summer. Some would call it boring, but there's a lot going on, both in town and nearby. Music fans are especially in luck - Michigan is within driving distance of some of the most exciting music festivals of the summer. And it's not like you can spend five days watching great bands pla...…

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…10 1Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com What's Happening in Ann Arbor Jazz player at The Ark May 16 at 8pm Otis Taylor, an award-winning African American bluesman, will be performing his renowned, experimental music this Friday. Enriched by varying styles such as psychadelia and trance, and rooted in the traditions of the artist's heritage, his music has drawn acclaim from all over the country. Not bad, considering he ...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 11 CONCHORDS From Page 10 ness Time" and "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros" saw some of the loudest responses, and certain audience members seemed partic- ularly tortured to have to wait until the encore to hear "Bowie" and "Pencils in the Wind (Sellotape)," frequently calling for them during downtime. While the pair regularly acknowledged screams of endear- ment with a running tally...…

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…12 Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com SPEED RACER From page 11 On a standard-size movie screen the rush of an intense 600 mph race down a roller coaster track is quite literally enough to take your breath away. I imag- ine that you might actually die attempting to watch this in an IMAX theater. The Wachowskis have laid claim to the title of visual effects pioneers since showing a man dodging bullets nine years ago in...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com Thrice as nice: 'M' dominates Big Ten By JASON KOHLER Daily Sports Writer The No. 19 Michigan baseball team clinched the Big Ten regular- season title yesterday. With four games to spare. While the Michigan players spilled out of the dugout to celebrate the 12-8 win, which completed a sweep over Minnesota and the program's third straight conference championship, Wolverine coach Rich ...…

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…141 Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 20 YEARS WAITING Gray skies lead to Blue victory I Senior Matko Maravic didn't finish a single match in Sunday's regional championship against Texas Tech. claim s regionali By JILLIAN ROTHMAN Daily Sports Writer Senior Matko Maravic woke up Sunday morning to answered prayers - rain. "We are a much better indoor team," Maravic said. And whether it was playing on the indoor cou...…

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…Monday, May 12, 2008 The Michigan Daily - michigandaily.com 15 SOFTBALL From page 13 Nemitz (21-3) have held the nation's best combined earned runs average all season (0.70). They attack hitters and keep them off-balance. Even though Taylor and Nemitz are underclassmen, hitters and coaches can't help but take notice of their composure on the mound. With the game on the line, they can shut down teams one batter at a time. And the Wolverines c...…

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