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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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BAMN urges admissions office to rethink policies

BY WILL GREENBERG

Chants of “they say ‘Jim Crowe,’ we say, ‘hell no,’ ” echoed across campus for the second time this semester as By Any Means Necessary partnered with Michigan high school students to protest the University’s admissions process.

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Lecture examines the use of affirmative action policy

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

A staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan discussed the history of and misconceptions surrounding affirmative action with University students and faculty Tuesday evening.

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Student-driven company aims to reach new heights

BY JOEL GOLDSTEIN

When LSA freshmen Andrew Jacob and Andre Najmolhoda were juniors at West Bloomfield High School, they started OverTheFly, a belt company. Today, OverTheFly belts are sold across Michigan, and Jacob and Najmolhoda are balancing running a company with their coursework.

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SACUA talks future deans and upcoming appointments

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BY ANDREW ALMANI

At the Senate Advisory Committee for University Affairs’ last meeting of the year Monday, the group discussed several upcoming dean appointments set to be finalized at the meeting of the University’s Board of Regents Thursday.

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Regents to appoint LSA Dean, new vice provost position

BY SAM GRINGLAS

When the University’s Board of Regents convene for their monthly meeting Thursday, they will vote on an agenda filled largely with personnel items, including the appointments a new LSA dean ; the vice provost for inclusion, equity and academic affairs and the chancellor of the University of Michigan-Flint.

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Neumann to face array of challenges in new post

BY MAX RADWIN

One month after Robert Neumann was appointed the new chief of police for the University of Michigan Police Department, he was informed that his department would provide assistance for the security of the President of the United States.

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Scholarships announced to commemorate student's life

BY MAX RADWIN

A week after LSA junior Rachel Smylie passed away in a car crash while studying abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, two memorial scholarships have been established in her name.

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MRelay raises awareness, $300,000 for cancer research

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BY CHARLOTTE JENKINS

For 24 hours, students, survivors, caregivers and community members gathered at Palmer Field for MRelay, University’s annual Relay for Life.

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Magazine's eating contest raises funds for research

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BY EMILIE PLESSET

Amid sunshine and temperatures in the 60s, students gathered to witness the University’s food publication Spoon's first “Man vs. Spoon” eating competition fundraiser on the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity lawn Friday afternoon.

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Student announces City Council campaign

BY EMMA KERR

For the second election in a row, a University student is running for Ann Arbor City Council. LSA freshman Sam McMullen officially launched his campaign for the open seat in Ward 3 on the City Council Monday.

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Hard drug use on the rise at the University

BY MAX RADWIN

Over the last decade, the University has seen an increase in the prevalence of harder drugs, specifically prescription stimulants and ecstasy, while drugs like heroin threaten to boom in the near future.

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University officials, BSU progress in discussions

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BY CLAIRE BRYAN AND YARDAIN AMRON

Since the University’s Black Student Union staged a protest on the steps of Hill Auditorium in January, student organizers and administrators have met regularly to discuss the group’s seven demands aimed at increasing equity and di

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New CSG executives hold their first meeting

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

In its first meeting Tuesday night, the fourth Central Student Government assembly officially swore in its new executives and assembly members, all of whom pledged to “preserve and champion the all-campus constitution of the Ann Arbor student body.”

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North Campus, Ross to receive renovations

BY YARDAIN AMRON

At their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday, the University’s Board of Regents is set to approve several improvement and relocation projects. These renovation plans include a new Athletic Department center, revamping the Ross School of Business and a series of North Campus projects.

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New chief will draw on experience to lead UMPD

BY JACK TURMAN

Robert Neumann, the newly appointed chief of police for the University of Michigan Police Department, is no rookie.
Neumann, who first began his time on campus in 1982, the year he graduated from high school, has worked his way up the ranks to assume this position.

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LSA Student Government announces plans for next semester

BY KRISTEN FEDOR

Though there are still a couple weeks left in the Winter 2014 semester, the LSA Student Government is already planning for the fall.
In an e-mail sent to the student body Monday morning, LSA SG outlined a number of new initiatives and programs slated for launch in the Fall 2014 semester.

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CSG task force finds University mishandled Gibbons case

BY WILL GREENBERG

Two months after its formation, a special Central Student Government task force has issued its findings and recommendations in regards to the University’s handling of former Michigan football kicker Brendan Gibbons’ sexual misconduct case.

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STAMPS event engages future musical talent

BY AMIA DAVIS

The 2014 Music Con called many aspiring musicians into the League Sunday afternoon. Presented by Stamp Nation, a student organization that supports campus musicians by exposing their music regardless of genre, Music Con is a conference that brings veterans of the music industry to students who hope to pursue a musical career.

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Former prisoner talks inner-city violence, his experiences

BY CAROLINE BARON

Shaka Senghor, an author, motivational speaker and social activist, discussed the perpetuated cycle of inner-city violence and how his experience in prison led him to speak and write at the School of Social Work Friday.

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University appoints director for shared services center

BY YARDAIN AMRON

On Thursday, the University appointed an executive director to run the Shared Services Center that will consolidate some University support staff into a central location near Wolverine Tower.

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