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December 10, 2014 - 3:15am

In Other Ivory Towers: Stanford University cited for health violations

BY CARLY NOAH

Stanford University cited for health regulations after laser show

The U.S. Department of Energy accused Stanford University of four violations of worker safety and health regulations, the Stanford Dailyreported Monday.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:42pm

University clinician to lead oncology organization

BY JACK TURMAN

A University clinical director will serve as the next president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a professional organization comprising more than 35,000 physicians dedicated to treating cancer.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:40pm

Edwards Brothers property almost ready for University construction

BY JACK TURMAN

With Edwards Brothers Malloy nearly moved out of its old digs, it won’t be long before work can begin on the athletics performance space planned for the South State Street site.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:37pm

MLK Symposium schedule

BY JACK TURMAN

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a social justice activist and organizer, will deliver the keynote lecture at the University’s 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Jan. 19.

The lecture is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Hill Auditorium and will kick off several campus activities planned for the day.

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December 8, 2014 - 1:25am

This Week in History: Regents oppose new system of 'U' governance

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Thirty years ago this week (Dec. 8, 1984)

The University’s Board of Regents came out in strong opposition to a proposal that sought to replace elected state university governing bodies with appointed boards.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:10pm

Mason fire alarm set off by burning popcorn

BY MAX RADWIN

At approximately 11:55, a fire alarm went off in Mason Hall, forcing students, faculty and staff to evacuate the building.

According to University police spokesperson Diane Brown, the alarm was set off by someone making popcorn.

At approximately 12:20, Brown said the building was clear, and student re-entered the building.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:04pm

Student Voice: A perfect pitch

BY CARLY NOAH

LSA freshman Kyle Lefkowitz, a New York native, is a member of the all-girls a cappella group the Sassy Sirens.

Did you know that you were going to do a cappella when you came to Michigan?

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November 30, 2014 - 9:27pm

This Week in History: State rep. pushes for student inclusion on governing boards

BY SHOHAM GEVA

29 years ago this week (Dec. 5, 1985)

State Rep. Perry Bullard (D–Ann Arbor) said he was planning to introduce a bill early in 1986 to provide at least one seat for students on each of the governing boards for state universities.

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November 26, 2014 - 12:33am

In Other Ivory Towers: UVA students address sexual assault, national media attention

BY CARLY NOAH

Student leaders at the University of Virginia held a press conference Monday to address media attention that has placed the university’s sexual assault response procedures under heightened scrutiny, The Cavalier Daily reported Monday.

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November 25, 2014 - 12:12am

Thanksgiving reminders

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

Thanksgiving Break is fast approaching. Classes end Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. and resume Dec. 1. Before students return home, here are a few holiday-related reminders:

Students living off campus:
-Close all windows and keep heat running to prevent pipes from freezing.
-Lock all doors and windows.
-Store and conceal all valuables.
-Unplug small appliances to prevent overheating.

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November 24, 2014 - 2:03am

This week in history: Habit for Humanity home burned

BY CARLY NOAH

70 years ago this week (November 28, 1944)

The University officially enrolled 365 foreign exchange students for the fall semester of 1944. Forty-two countries were represented within this count.

Forty-four of the students had possession of United States citizenship.

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November 21, 2014 - 11:28pm

Student Voice: Not too chatty

BY RACHEL PREMACK

LSA junior Patrick Gооdney doesn’t think he’s too important, apparently.

So just to start off, if you could be a pretzel, what kind would you be?

(Pause.) Is this an actual question that would you put in paper or this a warm up?

No, this is a real question.

That’s kind of a ridiculous question.

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November 17, 2014 - 2:13am

This Week in History: Regents vote down student seat

BY SHOHAM GEVA

39 years ago this week (Nov. 22, 1975)

The University’s Board of Regents voted against creating a non-voting student seat on the board and against endorsing student involvement in other parts of the University’s policymaking process.

In a short statement, Regent David Laro (R), characterized the idea of a non-voting student member as “inappropriate.”

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November 14, 2014 - 5:06pm

Indecent exposure reported outside South Quad

BY SAM GRINGLAS

A man exposed himself to a female student outside South Quad Residence Hall early Friday morning.

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November 13, 2014 - 1:40am

Student Voice: Student engages in upcoming conference

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

This weekend, Engineering senior Ki-Joo Sung will be attending the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Conference in Atlanta to present research she did over the summer. The AIChE promotes networking in the field of chemical engineering industry and academia, and holds annual student conferences that are attended by chemical engineers from all over the U.S.

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