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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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City Council proposes new charter requirements

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BY EMMA KERR

Amid a City Council meeting Monday heavily focused on the city's charter and infrastructure development, discussion was frequently interrupted as protesters.

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Schlissel brings new leadership style during first week

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BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Schlissel's role as a facilitator may already be shifting University dynamics, in particular the relationship between the President and University Athletic Department.

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Biden speaks on key issues, importance of passion in Detroit

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BY SHOHAM GEVA

Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Michigan to speak at the Netroots Nation conference in Detroit.

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Art Fair and Ann Arbor strengthen ties

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BY SHOHAM GEVA

Monday, two days before the Art Fair hit downtown Ann Arbor, the organizers of the original Ann Arbor Street Art Fair held a party.

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Peace Corps revamps application process

BY MICHAEL SPAETH

In the wake of declining application numbers, the Peace Corps is making substantial changes to its application process, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

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DETROIT BEAT

Students find future and opportunity in the city

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BY PAIGE PFLEGER

Detroit is almost 140 square miles in size, large enough to fit Manhattan, San Francisco, and Boston inside of its borders.

Some of those square miles live up to Detroit’s reputation. There are vacant lots, crimes, blight, and distressed conditions. However, the remainder that makes up the city’s center could be referred to as an almost second Detroit

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Campus, state community welcome new University president on social media

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BY SHOHAM GEVA

During his first day on the job, new University president Mark Schlissel received a warm social media welcome both on campus and beyond.

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Detroit Free Press sues the University over alleged Open Meetings Act violations

BY SHOHAM GEVA

In a lawsuit filed in state claims court Friday, The Detroit Free Press sued the University over violations of the Open Meetings Act in connection with meetings of the University’s Board of Regents, alleging that most decisions on University issues are made in private and votes during official meetings are just a formality.

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ORIENTATION ISSUE

A guide to the football seating policy

BY JAKE LOURIM

Before you start the maize-soaked walk to Michigan Stadium in a couple of months, there are some things you should know.

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Art Fair wraps up 55th year

BY HILLARY CRAWFORD

Nearly 1,000 artists flocked to the streets of downtown Ann Arbor Wednesday through Saturday to display their work at the 55th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair.

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Boycott Israel protest held throughout Art Fair

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Protesters marched around the Diag and through the Ann Arbor Art Fair for several hours Friday afternoon to encourage a boycott of Israel and raise awareness of the current loss of life in the Middle East following escalated conflict in Gaza and Israel.

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SAFE holds candlelight vigil for Gaza

BY EMMA KERR

University student group Students Allied for Freedom and Equality organized a candlelight vigil in honor of the lives that have been lost in the conflict and to raise awareness of the issue among students and the Ann Arbor community.

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Regents vote against fireworks at Michigan Stadium for upcoming season

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

The University's Board of Regents voted against a proposal to include “close-proximity” fireworks displays at the September 13 day game against Miami, Ohio and the October 11 night game against Penn State.

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UMHS drops in national rankings

BY EMMA KERR

After several years of holding the top spot, The University of Michigan Health System is no longer the top-ranked hospital in Michigan. Furthermore, after 18 years of being on the Honor Roll, this is now the second consecutive year UMHS has failed to make this list of the top hospitals in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report annual rankings.

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CSG president talks student voice and new initiatives

BY WILL GREENBERG

In case you didn’t know, last year was an incredibly busy pair of semesters for the Central Student Government.
Maybe it was something in the air, maybe it was just a high demand for involvement from a restless student body, but the activity was electric.

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