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Willie Henry, the friendly giant

BY MAX COHEN

When Ted Ginn Sr. first saw Willie Henry, he saw the makings of a football player. He saw a defensive lineman dripping with potential, capable of busting through opposing offensive lines and sacking the quarterback. He saw a young man who, if he utilized his physical talents, would be good enough to earn a scholarship playing college football.

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Provost announces plan to curb over-enrollment

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BY SAM GRINGLAS

This fall, the University enrolled 6,532 freshmen — an increase of 307 over last year — and about 500 more than University officials had intended.

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Democratic attorney general candidate aims to aid student debt

BY BEN ATLAS

It has been 60 years since an incumbent attorney general in Michigan has lost a bid for reelection, but Mark Totten, Michigan State University law professor and Democratic nominee for that spot, is hoping to bring that streak to an end. Totten, 40, has both a law degree and Ph.D. in ethics from Yale University and his past experience includes stints as a staff attorney for the U.S.

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Q & A with Utah Daily Chronicle writer, Ryan Miller

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BY GREG GARNO

The Daily spoke with the Utah Daily Chronicle’s Ryan Miller, an assistant sports editor, to take a look at the Wolverines’ next opponent.

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Utes pose major challenge in Wolverines' last non-conference game

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

Will Utah really threaten the Michigan football team Saturday afternoon at the Big House? If you believe the betting lines, yes.

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Taylor Swift, the princess of pop?

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BY GIBSON JOHNS

If 1989 ends up being the album that I and many others expect it to be, then gone will be the days of the country duds that Taylor Swift used as fillers on Red.

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'U' Keene Theater to welcome Berlin-based dance company

BY COSMO PAPPAS

This Friday, the doors to the Keene Theater of the Residential College will welcome German-speaking and non-German-speaking guests alike for an open workshop with Tanz Tangente.

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CSG joins White House's nation-wide campus sexual assault prevention campaign

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BY TANAZ AHMED

The National Campus Leadership Council, a non-profit organization, invited the University’s Central Student Government in the summer to participate in the campaign in an effort to involve University and all of its student leaders.

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Breakdown: Michigan's defense faces big test against Utah

BY ALEXA DETTELBACH

The Michigan football team has the chance to change the tide in its matchup against Utah (2-0) this Saturday. The Utes joined the Pac-12 in 2011 and their fast-paced offense should prove a hefty challenge for the Wolverines (2-1).

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Pussy Riot talks protests, government repression

BY RACHEL PREMACK

Students and Ann Arborites lined East Liberty Street Thursday night to see two members from Pussy Riot, a Russian punk rock protest group that’s made international headlines since their 2011 inception.

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Regents approve new athletics facility and update to IM Building

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

Thursday, the University’s Board of Regents approved $18.7 million in renovations to the Intramural Sports Building and the construction of a $168 million South Campus athletics facility — one of the largest sports-focused construction projects in decades.

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Natalie Gadbois: The trouble with Olivia Wilde's breast

BY NATALIE GADBOIS

Wilde’s photo illustrates a modern Madonna – her face calm, her waist already thin, even her breasts sans stretch marks. Her baby is naked and glowing, a paragon of infant innocence and grace. What purpose does this humble-brag serve?

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