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Raising the money: A look at the University’s donors and development efforts

BY DAILY STAFF

The Michigan Daily's reporters spent the last two months exploring the state of the University’s development efforts. Following a multi-decade slide in state appropriations for higher education, University development officials are increasingly working to make up the difference with private donations.

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After 19 years, still the same John Beilein

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BY JAKE LOURIM

Through the years, the players have changed, the opponents have changed and the scheme has changed. But one thing remains constant: It’s the same John Beilein.

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Photos of the Week: April 9 to April 17

Robert Dunne/Daily

BY PHOTO STAFF

Photo staff presents its best photos of the week from April 9 to April 17.

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Best of Ann Arbor 2015

Cover Design by Francesca Kielb

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Ann Arbor proves that while students can populate a town, its residents make it. Featuring old mainstays, new additions and everything in between, this year’s “Best-Of” serves not just as a handy guidebook, but also a record of where Ann Arborites are eating, drinking and hanging out in 2015.

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Abby Taskier: Advice on defining your own success and quieting the self

BY ABBY TASKIER

I believe that in order to achieve personal success, a success defined by you and only you, you must distance yourself from preconceptions, from the notion that to be happy is to be the best.

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Students hold vigil on Diag for Holocaust Remembrance Day

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BY ALYSSA BRANDON

In honor of Yom HaShoah, the National Holocaust Remembrance Day, students gathered on the Diag on Wednesday and Thursday for an annual 24-hour reading of the names of those killed during the Holocaust.
Members of Hillel’s Conference on the Holocaust invited passersby to read quotes from several Holocaust survivors while student volunteers read a number of victims’ names every hour.

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The Statement Magazine: Students of the Year 2014-2015

Cover by Megan Mulholland

BY STATEMENT STAFF

A president, some Nobel Prize winners, a few Internet moguls, and Darth Vader — there is a high precedent set for students who graduate from the University. But somehow students find their way and then some, going from scared, M-planner-toting freshmen to leaders, innovators, and activists in a few short years.

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Major University donor A. Alfred Taubman passes away

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Update: The story has been updated to include a statement from University President Mark Schlissel.
A. Alfred Taubman, one of the top donors in the University's history, passed away Friday night at age 91.

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Eight BAMN protesters arrested minutes into regents meeting

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Update: This story has been updated to include additional information about arrests made at Thursday's regents meeting.

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Marc Maron talks career, creative process

BY ERIKA HARWOOD AND AKSHAY SETH

While running some errands, including stocking up on cat supplies for his two pets Monkey and Lafonda, Maron squeezed in time for a phone conversation with The Michigan Daily.

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After sitting out a year, Robinson ready to contribute for Michigan

BY DANIEL FELDMAN

After transferring from Williams College to Michigan in late August, the sophomore guard had to mentally and physically prepare for life at the Division I level.

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