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October 9, 2014 - 11:03pm

Clinton to campaign in Michigan

BY EMILIE PLESSET

Hillary Clinton is scheduled to campaign for Democrats Rep. Gary Peters and former Rep. Mark Schauer in Metro Detroit next Thursday, the Detroit News reported Thursday.

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October 9, 2014 - 10:18pm

Clinic offers free screenings for mental health disorders

BY JOEL GOLDSTEIN

The University joined mental health clinics across the country in providing free screenings for National Depression Screening Day.

Students and faculty had the option to be screened Thursday for depression, a condition that afflicts approximately 1 in 10 Americans.

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October 8, 2014 - 11:24pm

Student Voices: Family ties change perspective

BY TOM MCBRIEN

LSA senior Adam DesJardins has a unique viewpoint on professors. While many students see the 6,200-plus faculty members at the University through the lens of a professional relationship, a few, like Adam, know them as their mothers, fathers or friends. His father, Stephen DesJardins, teaches higher secondary education in the School of Education.

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October 7, 2014 - 11:19pm

Middle Earth gift shop to close after 47 years

BY RACHEL PREMACK

After 47 years of selling quirky wares and gifts, Middle Earth will close in December of this year, the Ann Arbor News reported Tuesday.

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October 7, 2014 - 10:33pm

AirBus will not run during fall break

BY TANAZ AHMED

AirBus, Central Student Government’s transportation service that takes students to and from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, will not be operating during Fall Break.

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October 7, 2014 - 9:42pm

In Other Ivory Towers: Fire at Michigan State apartment leaves students without housing

BY CARLY NOAH

A fire that took place Sunday evening at a Michigan State University apartment complex, The Landings, left many of its residents temporarily out of housing, The State News reported Monday.

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October 6, 2014 - 6:40pm

Michigan Daily wins seven awards from Michigan Press Association

BY EMILIE PLESSET

The Michigan Daily won seven awards, including first place in general excellence, in the Michigan Press Association’s 2014 Student Newspaper Better Newspaper Contest.

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October 6, 2014 - 5:35pm

Same-sex marriage legal in 30 states

BY RACHEL PREMACK

Same-sex marriage is now legal in 30 states after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear appeals from five states concerning same-sex marriage Monday.

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October 5, 2014 - 9:29pm

This week in history: University prepares for decrease in state funding

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Forty years ago this week (Oct. 9, 1974)

Republican Gov. William Milliken warned University President Robben Fleming to expect at least a 4-percent decrease in state funding for the 1975-1976 academic year.

Milliken also instructed Fleming that “tuition increases and enrollment decreases are not viable alternatives” to compensate for the lower funding.

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October 5, 2014 - 11:48pm

AAFD responds to downed lines on Olivia Street

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Virginia Lozano/Daily

The Ann Arbor Fire Department responded to a 911 call at Hill and Olivia streets after a tree branch broke through electricity wires and caused a power outage in the surrounding area Sunday night.

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October 3, 2014 - 3:02pm

Sexual assault reported on Church Street

BY JENNIFER CALFAS

University Police reported Friday that a female student was sexually assaulted early Friday morning between 1:30 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.

The student told the Ann Arbor Police she was approached by an unknown male near the 600 block of Church St. The man took the student to a private area where she was sexually assaulted.

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October 3, 2014 - 4:14pm

Data Analysis: Students are a minority of petition signatures

BY AUSTEN HUFFORD

As of 6 p.m. Thursday, more than 11,100 people had signed an electronic petition calling for the removal of Athletic Director Dave Brandon due to his policies that have, in the words of the petition, “alienated the current student body.” However, according to an analysis of the first 10,746 signatures, fewer than half are currently enrolled students.

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October 1, 2014 - 12:21am

University prof. named interim CEO of AAATA

BY JACK TURMAN

Robert Guenzel, lecturer at the Ford School of Public Policy, was appointed Monday to be the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s next and interim chief executive officer.

Following AAATA CEO Michael G. Ford’s announcement of his intentions to leave the organization, Guenzel will serve as a part-time CEO in his place until a long-term successor can be found.

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September 30, 2014 - 8:34pm

In Other Ivory Towers: Northern Cyprus foreign minister speaks with Yale students

BY MAYA SHANKAR

Five student organizations at Yale sponsored a talk given by Ozdil Nami, the Foreign Minister of the unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, the Yale Daily News reported Tuesday.

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September 30, 2014 - 1:02am

Professor Profile: Scott Campbell

BY JOSH QUINN

Scott Campbell is an associate professor of communication studies and the Constance F. and Arnold C. Pohs professor of telecommunications. His research focuses on emerging media and mobile communications. Campbell’s research articles are published in a wide variety of journals including the Journal of Communication and Communication Research.

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