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Daily news blog.

March 31, 2015 - 12:46am

Campus Voices: Namratha Sathish

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

Engineering junior Namratha Sathish is the president of the University’s Indian American Student Association. Founded in 1983, the organization promotes Indian culture and heritage on campus. With more than 600 members, IASA is one of the University’s largest student organizations.

What is the Indian American Student Association?

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March 30, 2015 - 12:34am

This Week in History: University faces affirmative action case

BY NEALA BERKOWSKI

15 years ago this week (March 31, 2000)

U.S. District Magistrate Judge Thomas Carlson ordered the University to turn over the names and phone numbers of all undergraduate Black and Hispanic students as part of numerous lawsuits challenging the use of race as a factor in admissions to LSA.

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March 29, 2015 - 4:56pm

Inappropriate grabbing reported in North Campus Recreation Building sauna

BY IRENE PARK

A University employee reported that he was sexually assaulted in the North Campus Recreation Building’s men’s sauna Sunday afternoon.

According to a crime alert released by the Division of Public Safety and Security, the incident occurred at about 1:35 p.m.

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March 28, 2015 - 8:58pm

Jim Harbaugh earns fourth place in race for CSG president

BY LEV FACHER

A surprise write-in candidate — Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh — finished fourth in voting for CSG president, according to unofficial results released to The Michigan Daily by Law student Paige Becker, the University’s elections coordinator.

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March 27, 2015 - 2:02am

Former Sigma Alpha Mu chapter hands over bank account to nationals

BY SHOHAM GEVA

In response to a lawsuit filed by the Sigma Alpha Mu national organization on March 19, the University’s SAM chapter agreed to give control of their bank accounts to the national organization Thursday afternoon.

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March 27, 2015 - 1:56am

Driver arrested for indecent exposure

BY TANAZ AHMED

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure near the Law School Wednesday.

According to the University Police crime log, an individual driving down South University Avenue asked a female student passerby for directions at about 2 a.m Wednesday morning. When the student neared the car, she saw that the man was masturbating. The student then left and called the police.

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March 26, 2015 - 5:51pm

Schlissel attends first congressional breakfast

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

University President Mark Schlissel addressed a crowd of roughly 300 alumni, students, guests and elected officials at his first University of Michigan Congressional Breakfast in Washington D.C. Wednesday.

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March 26, 2015 - 2:14am

Ahead of CSG elections, BAMN holds speak out

BY EMMA KINERY

Delaney Ryan/Daily

The activist organization By Any Means Necessary held a speak-out Wednesday night in the Michigan League to introduce the Defend Affirmative Action Party’s candidates for the ongoing Central Student Government election.

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March 26, 2015 - 12:19am

Twitter Talk: Congressional breakfast

BY DAILY STAFF

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March 25, 2015 - 8:58pm

Facing charges, former Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity members turn themselves in

BY CARLY NOAH

Two former members of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity facing charges after a January ski trip
turned themselves in to Ann Arbor Police on Wednesday morning.

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March 25, 2015 - 12:33am

In Other Ivory Towers

BY JACQUELINE CHARNIGA

Harvard Law professor sparks online dispute over EPA plan

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March 24, 2015 - 12:43am

Campus Voices: Chris Hughes and Bo Bradarich

BY KATIE SARKESIAN

Business sophomore Chris Hughes and LSA senior Bo Bradarich are co-presidents of Big Ticket Productions, a component of the University Activities Center that serves as the University’s concert production committee. The group brings big name artists to perform on campus with ticket prices designed to fit tight student budgets.

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March 23, 2015 - 12:40am

Menstrual pads plastered around campus draw attention to rape culture

BY IRENE PARK

Ruby Wallau/Daily

Menstrual pads marked with messages opposing sexism appeared around University campus over the weekend.

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March 22, 2015 - 11:33pm

This Week in History: Regents release presidential search documents

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

21 years ago this week (March 28, 1994)

The University’s Board of Regents released all documents pertaining to the 1988 presidential search following a six-year legal battle with two newspapers.

The files revealed the Board was prepared to nominate Vartan Gregorian, the president of the New York Public Library, for the job in June 1988.

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March 18, 2015 - 4:03pm

Students thank alumni donors during Hail Yeah! event

BY CARLY NOAH

On Wednesday, students had the opportunity to take part in a campus-wide philanthropy initiative titled “Hail Yeah!”

During the fourth annual Hail Yeah! event, students had the opportunity to sign postcards and write personalized messages of gratitude to University alumni who have given donations of $50 or less to the University.

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