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Daily news blog.

April 1, 2014 - 10:25pm

Engineering department showcases 'invisibility spray' in April Fool's prank

BY IAN DILLLINGHAM

Sorry, Harry Potter fans, the invisibility cloak won’t be coming to stores near you anytime soon, despite what a video released by the engineering department claims.

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March 31, 2014 - 10:47pm

Professor Profile: Guatam Ahuja

BY MAX RADWIN

Gautam Ahuja is the Harvey C. Fruehauf Professor of Business Administration and professor of Strategy in the Ross School of Business. He spent 12 years as the chairperson of The Strategy Area at the Business School and is a Ph.D. coordinator.

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March 31, 2014 - 6:48pm

Obama to speak at the IM Building Wednesday

BY JENNIFER CALFAS

Teresa Mathew/Daily

President Barack Obama will speak at the Intramural Sports Building at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss a his proposal to raise the minimum wage across the country.

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March 30, 2014 - 10:21pm

Students lead march for Taiwanese rights

BY EMILIE PLESSET

Members of the University community and Greater Detroit area gathered on the Diag at about 4 p.m. Sunday to protest Taiwan’s recent Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement with China. The crowd later moved to the area in front of The Burton Memorial Tower before continuing their protest in front of Hill Auditorium to take a picture.

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March 30, 2014 - 10:19pm

This Week in History: German Department TAs claim discrimination

BY SHOHAM GEVA

39 years ago (April 1, 1975)

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March 30, 2014 - 9:10pm

Jerusalem Garden to move to former Seva's location

BY RACHEL PREMACK

Jerusalem Garden announced late Sunday on its Facebook page that it will relocate to 314 E. Liberty St. by the end of 2014.

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March 28, 2014 - 3:08pm

FORUM, Make Michigan found not guilty in UEC cases

BY KRISTEN FEDOR

FORUM and Make Michigan were both found not guilty of violating campaign rules by the University Election Commission in a decision released late Friday night.

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March 28, 2014 - 4:12pm

Obama to come to Ann Arbor on Wednesday

BY SAM GRINGLAS

(Erin Kirkland/Daily)

President Barack Obama will visit Ann Arbor Wednesday to gather support for his campaign to increase the federal minimum wage, The Detroit Free Press reported Friday.

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March 27, 2014 - 3:04pm

Alumni Profile: Diana Chen

BY KAITLIN ZURDOSKY

Diana Chen, a 2011 graduate of the University who majored in Political Science and Philosophy is a third-year law student at Loyola University Chicago Law School. She is also the founder of LawStud.io, an online crowdsourcing platform for startups and small businesses to find affordable legal help.

How did you conceptualize the idea of LawStud.io?

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March 27, 2014 - 12:09am

Nancy Kaplan announces Ward 2 candidacy

BY EMMA KERR

Nancy Kaplan, Ann Arbor District Library trustee, announced her candidacy for the 2nd Ward City Council seat.

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March 27, 2014 - 12:07am

Pro-choice and pro-life groups protest on Diag

BY AMIA DAVIS

Campus organizations Students for Life and Students for Choice shared the Diag Wednesday morning to share their differ perspectives with students about Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood.

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March 27, 2014 - 9:23am

Coleman travels to Washington for award, congressional breakfast

BY YARDAIN AMRON

Add another plaque to the list.

University President Mary Sue Coleman traveled to Alexandria, Virginia Tuesday to accept the Institutional Leadership Award from the International Economic Development Council.

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March 26, 2014 - 11:51pm

Nancy Kaplan announces Ward 2 candidacy

BY EMMA KERR

Nancy Kaplan, Ann Arbor District Library trustee, announced her candidacy for the 2nd Ward City Council seat.

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March 26, 2014 - 12:07am

Same-sex marriages halted in Michigan until further court notice

BY HILLARY CRAWFORD

A 2-1 majority opinion issued by a federal appeals court will halt same-sex marriages in Michigan for a while longer.

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March 25, 2014 - 11:22pm

In Other Ivory Towers: Yale solidifies collaboration with leading Chinese institution

BY HILLARY CRAWFORD

Yale University announced an official collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a leading research institution, The Yale Daily News reported Monday.

Yale President Peter Salovey and SJTU President Zhang Jie signed the agreement last week in Shanghai.

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