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September 28, 2014 - 10:05pm

This week in history: Title IX complaint filed over Michigamua

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Thirty-eight years ago this week (September 28, 1976)

Amy Blumenthal, Michigan Student Assembly vice president, and former MSA member Anita Tanay filed a complaint of sex discrimination against University honor society Michigamua, now known as the Order of Angell, under Title IX.

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September 26, 2014 - 12:13am

University to hire sexual misconduct program manager, release new report

BY SAM GRINGLAS

The University is looking to fill a new position in the Office of Student Conflict Resolution, the unit charged with leading the University’s response to allegations of sexual misconduct.

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September 25, 2014 - 12:33am

Student voices: A mice story

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

The story goes, “If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk.” In the case of LSA senior Clara Jones, if you give a student a mouse, she’s going to treat it like her own it.

For a while, Jones and her roommates had been talking about getting a pet.

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September 24, 2014 - 11:58pm

UMHS to expand surgery department

BY AMABEL KAROUB

The University of Michigan Health System is making moves to meet increasing patient demand.

The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan last Thursday to build four new operating rooms in the UMHS Department of Surgery. The renovation will cover more than 24,000 square feet and cost about $23 million. The expansion is due to be completed in Spring 2016.

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September 23, 2014 - 10:55pm

In Other Ivory Towers: UCLA receives donation for Center for Israel Studies

BY JACK TURMAN

UCLA receives donation for center for Israel Studies

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September 21, 2014 - 10:46pm

DPSS reports several violations at Saturday's matchup against Utah

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Following Michigan’s football game against Utah Saturday, which featured a stadium evacuation late in the fourth quarter due to lightning concerns, the University’s Division of Public Safety and Security reported several medical responses and arrests.

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September 21, 2014 - 10:07pm

This week in history: University addresses mold concerns

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Eleven years ago today: (September 22, 2003)

The University announced that it was having a mold problem. That information was acquired through an “abnormally high” number of reports complaining about the issue.

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September 18, 2014 - 12:57am

Student Voices: AAA rescues pre-law hopeful

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Having your car break down while wearing high heels in the middle of a weeknight is a less than ideal start to the semester, LSA junior Starr Ford can attest.

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September 18, 2014 - 12:55am

University professor receives MacArthur Fellowship

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Associate English Prof. Khaled Mattawa received the esteemed MacArthur Fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation Wednesday.

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September 30, 2014 - 6:34pm

Student chosen as finalist for NatGeo grant

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Update: After an online voting process, Engelman was announced as the winner of Expedition Granted $50,000 award on Sept. 30, 2014.

Soaring above the trees of Northern California, LSA senior Charlie Engelman aimed his camera at the trees below his paramotor, gathering footage for another segment of his online video series — at least, that’s the dream.

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September 17, 2014 - 12:08am

In Other Ivory Towers: Michigan State University 2014 football ticket sales is second-highest in school history

BY JACK TURMAN

Michigan State University 2014 football ticket sales are second-highest in school history

Michigan State University’s 2014 football season ticket sales are the second-highest in school history, The State News reported Monday.

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September 14, 2014 - 11:35pm

This Week in History: Student government speaks out against 24 percent tuition increase

BY SHOHAM GEVA

41 years ago this week, Sept. 14, 1973

The University’s Student Government Council modified the demands of their strike against a record 24-percent tuition increase.

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September 14, 2014 - 9:40pm

Several arrests made before Saturday's football match against Miami

BY RACHEL PREMACK

The University’s Division of Public Safety and Security reported several incidents and emergency medical situations from Saturday’s home football game against Miami University.

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September 13, 2014 - 5:31pm

University Police report fourth degree sexual assault on Diag

BY SAM GRINGLAS

A subject was inappropriately grabbed Friday night on the Diag, according to a Crime Alert distributed Saturday by University Police.

The subject reported she was approached by an unknown male around 8:45 p.m. He spoke with her briefly then inappropriately grabbed her twice before walking away.

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September 13, 2014 - 11:33am

New engagement phase set for Shared Services Center

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Following its opening in early August, organizers for the University’s shared services center have launched a new engagement phase.

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