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Women's Cross Country

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SportsTuesday Column: The best team on this campus

BY GREG GARNO

The best team on campus is ranked first in the nation and could win its first national championship in program history. But you might have gone the rest of the year without ever knowing a thing about them.

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Gayz Craze shows support for LGBTQ community

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BY EMMA KERR

Gayz Craze returned to campus for another year Monday to promote education and community for LGBTQ students and their allies.

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#TrueToTheEnd

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BY ALEC STERN

On Sunday, August 24th at 10:10 p.m., “True Blood” met the True Death. After seven years, the HBO series finally resolved the Sookie Stackhouse saga, and with it, the love story at its center. And it was one hell of a ride.

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UMOJA Fest encourages campus cultural awareness

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BY NEALA BERKOWSKI

University students were given a taste — and sight and sound — of other cultures Monday at UMOJA Fest, a day-long event dedicated to promoting cultural awareness through traditional food, music, and dance.

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Football

Gardner on Funchess: “He can probably be the best receiver to ever play here”

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BY ALEJANDRO ZúñIGA

Junior Devin Funchess is Michigan football’s newest No. 1, a number given to an exclusive group of Wolverines wide receivers.

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Kris Allen showcases underrated talent at The Blind Pig

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BY AMRUTHA SIVAKUMAR

There’s no doubt why Allen won American Idol back in 2009. With transcendent live vocals and a charisma to last a lifetime, Allen is truly what Simon Cowell called the “X Factor” back in the day.

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City Council to discuss zoning, affordable housing

BY EMMA KERR

The City Council will meet Tuesday to consider resolutions concerning zoning and ridesharing companies. The Council will discuss the operation of Uber and Lyft companies in Ann Arbor, as well as a fund transfer in support of a continuing affordable housing effort and various zoning proposals.

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Students aid in new president's transition

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

The Michigan Daily is publishing an article each day this week to cover the start of University President Mark Schlissel’s first semester. He will be formally installed as the University's 14th president during a day of inauguration festivities Friday.

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Football

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Five things we learned: Appalachian State

BY MAX COHEN

Though Michigan likely didn’t display the full breadth of its offense in the 52-14 rout of the Mountaineers, some things can be gleaned about the team from the victory.

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Shokar steps down as CSG VP

BY SHOHAM GEVA

LSA junior Meagan Shokar, Central Student Government vice president, announced in a statement Friday afternoon she would be stepping down from her position in CSG.
Shokar was elected last winter by the student body, along with her presidential running mate, Public Policy senior Bobby Dishell, for the 2014-2015 academic year.

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FYF 2014: Growing pains and rising bands

BY ARIANA ASSAF

FYF was a weekend of exploration, and it was a weekend of growth. I saw a lot of bands I hadn’t seen or hadn’t heard before, and I saw one I have a whole lot of feelings for.

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'U' professor appointed to lead international research consortium

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

As tensions continue to escalate following the United States’ and European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia, the scientific community appears immune to the effects.

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