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Endowment explained: What the University does with $9.7 billion

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

The University’s most recent Report of Investments, released at the October Board of Regents meeting to reflect numbers as of June 30, 2014, shows an all-time high level of endowment funds: $9.7 billion. That’s nearly quadruple its value 15 years ago.

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'Scandal' mid-season finale shows an evolving Olivia Pope

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BY HAILEY MIDDLEBROOK

Season four of “Scandal,” which premiered this September and recently aired its mid-season Winter Finale, brings the show’s core characters to the forefront.

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Even in season of struggle, Greg Mattison defends Brady Hoke

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BY GREG GARNO

So as Hoke faces criticism over his job and the speculation swirls faster than the Michigan wind, Mattison has been the first to come to the head coach’s defense. He has been there before, but Monday, he laid out his most extensive list of reasons for support of what Hoke has done for the program.

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Election results indicate support for legalization

BY EMMA KERR AND JACK TURMAN

As more states and municipalities are voting to decriminalize recreational marijuana use, Ann Arbor could be closer to legalization.

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Despite loss, Michigan builds a home away from home at Barclays Center

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BY LEV FACHER

Despite the late start — the game tipped off well after 10 p.m. — Michigan fans created an atmosphere that, at times, rivaled what is present throughout the year at Crisler Center.

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Why you should support student art

BY REBECCA GODWIN

This level of variety and abundance of art events wasn’t a one-time coincidence: every weekend there are just as many, sometimes even more, student art events happening. To not take advantage of as many as possible would just be a waste of amazing resources.

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After decision in Ferguson, anger and sorrow on Diag

BY EMMA KERR

More than 1,000 students and community members gathered in solidarity on the Diag Tuesday night following a grand jury decision Monday not to charge a Ferguson, Missouri. police officer with the August shooting death of teenager Michael Brown.

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Villanova upends Michigan in Legends Classic thriller, 60-55

BY JAKE LOURIM

“They had three or four of those rim-protecting type of plays today, three big blocks where I think we had really good leverage,” Beilein said. “We had the basket, but their guys came out of nowhere to take it away from us.”

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Hip Hop Congress explores all facets of the genre

BY CAROLINE FILIPS

At the intersection of hip hop and social action lies the University’s Hip Hop Congress, a two-fold organization focusing on the sociocultural, political and artistic impacts of hip-hop culture

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'U' looks to provide new, unplugged TV offerings

BY AMRUTHA SIVAKUMAR

University Information and Technology Services doesn’t want students to rely on Netflix for catching up on their favorite shows. Rather, it’s ready to bring live TV on-campus — delivered directly to students laptops and smartphones.

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11 seasons later, 'Grey's Anatomy' 's heart is still beating strong

BY SOPHIA KAUFMAN

The weaker parts of the episode — including the fact that its goal seemed to be to force the break up of every single couple — were compensated for by the last two minutes, which forcefully reminded audiences of what this show was like at its strongest point, and what makes it so addictingly heartbreaking without compromising the integrity of its characters.

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