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February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 1

…If University of Michigan College of Engineering researchers continue to prototype their innovative work, you might soon be receiving packages from someone other than a mailman — instead, a robotic bird. The University will be the first institution to program and test “Cassie,” a robot with the mobility of a bird and the potential to transform efficient energy usage. The robot, created by the Agility Robotics prog...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 2

…NEW SUDOKU WHO DIS? puzzle by sudokusyndication.com 2A — Wednesday, February 22, 2017 News The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com After bipartisan pressure, the Michigan state legislature modified its initial proposal from one which would completely eliminate the state’s 4.25-percent income tax to one that will gradually lower the tax to 3.9 percent over four years. This change occurred after nine university presidents ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 3

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com News Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 3A coming from Congressional Republicans. They said if the ACA is repealed, it will need to be replaced; however, lawmakers have yet to bring forth a definitive plan for replacement. “In the last year, we’ve heard discussion of increasing premium costs and higher deductibles, and we do need to worry about that, there’s no question about it,” Dingell sa...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 4

…O n Friday, Feb. 10, I saw a beautiful performance by the Budapest Festival Orchestra at Hill Auditorium. Before the show began, as I looked around at the sea of gray, elderly audience members surrounding me, I saw Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, sitting in the level below me. On the previous night, I had attended a sit-in protest at the Michigan Union, organized by Students4Jus...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 5

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Arts Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 5A Carlton on work, future A thousand miles later, the singer-songwriter is all grown up After 16 years, six major releases and a nod from Billboard, the Grammys and the AMAs, Vanessa Carlton refuses to slow down. She’s only getting better, really. The singer-songwriter known for “A Thousand Miles” may have made a purposeful exit from the mainstream s...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 6

…ACROSS 1 Spot for an AirPod 4 Chowder morsel 8 Moscow currency 13 Slept like __ 15 Color in a Spanish rainbow 16 Religion of Basra 17 Corn Belt tower 18 Latin I verb 19 Riyadh resident 20 *Fictional road material 23 Bookshelf bracket shape 24 Of a battery terminal 25 Necessity for a game of Ultimate 27 History class assignment 30 Elec. or water 31 __ a clue 34 Slangy pounds 36 Financial help 39 End __ 40 Tomato product 41 Preference indicator ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 7

…The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com Sports Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — 7A Lewis shines in Wolverine debut Miles Lewis may be new to the Michigan baseball team, but he isn’t new to college baseball. After transferring from the University of North Dakota, the redshirt sophomore left fielder wasted no time in making his mark for the Wolverines. As a Fighting Hawk, Lewis finished the 2016 season as the Western Athletic...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 8

…8A — Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Sports The Michigan Daily — michigandaily.com For Talcott, it’s about relationships with teammates At 4:18 Monday afternoon, just a few players remained at Yost Ice Arena. Many of the members of the Michigan hockey team had departed. Their participation in practice had ended. The ones who remained did so because of their in-game absence in Madison this past weekend. While some of these players c...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 10

…M y friend Eli Chanoff once remarked that everyone in the world would benefit from drinking a tall glass of water right now. I think this is probably true. It is certainly true for me. Out of the set of emotional and physical states a person can be in — of which there are many, maybe infinite — dehydrated is the one I most commonly exist in. I notice, most acutely, the symptoms of my dehydration when I’m in class. The corner...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 11

…3B Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement BY SYLVANNA GROSS, DAILY SPORTS EDITOR ILLUSTRATION BY ERIN TOLAR “ So, what are your plans for next year?” Eight words that all seniors respond to with immediate sweaty palms and slight nausea. It’s an involuntary response that most of us experience because being asked to confront the biggest source of stress we have at this moment is awful. Every. Single. Senior. Has heard this q...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 12

…Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 4B Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 5B The Push to Change History on Campus Looking in the Mirror b y J a c k i e C h a r n i g a, Daily Staff Reporter I n an opening scene of “The Dan- gerous Experiment,” a play that premiered last month, James Bur- rill Angell, then-University of Michigan president, stands before the Board of Regents at a late 1870s meeting to fight ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 13

…T o this day, I remember the photos. I was 12 years old when Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty, a 20-going- on-21-year-old pop artist from Barbados, suddenly canceled her performance for the 51st annual Grammy Awards. Despite the fact that I was hardly a Rihanna fan at the time, I found myself intrigued by the news. I remained concerned as the story unfolded rapidly, bursting forth like a phoenix from a fire. But my curiosity quickly ...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 14

…Wednesday, Februray 22, 2017 // The Statement 7B Personal Statement: To the ER and Beyond I never expected to spend the morning of Jan. 24 in the emergency room. I didn’t think I’d be hooked up to an IV when I should have been sitting in my “Origins of Nazism” lecture at 11:30. Somehow, on that Tuesday I found myself in a bed in the emergency room at the University Hospital, wear- ing a typical gown and enjoying some vanilla yo...…

February 22, 2017 (vol. 127, iss. 35) • Page Image 15

…Wednesday, February 22, 2017 // The Statement 8B Edmon Tsoi performs at the Lunar Gala Saturday, February 11 in Palmer Commons. V I S U A L S T A T E M E N T : L U N A R G A L A The Chinese Student Association and Hong Kong Student Association host a Lunar Gala to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the Lantern Festival and the Year of the Rooster on Saturday, February 11 at Palmer Commons. EVAN AARON/Daily EVAN AARON/Daily K-Motion ...…

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