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Photo Staff Abroad: The Golden Temple of India

BY AMANDA ALLEN

The Harmandir Sahib, also known as the “Golden Temple,” is a Sikh Gurudwara in Amritsar, Punjab, India where I spent a month learning about sustainable systems. Within the Golden Temple complex is a Langar hall, a community kitchen that provides a free vegetarian meal for anyone, Sikh or not, that's purpose is to display the Sikh belief in equality.

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City Council debates regulations for Uber and Lyft in Ann Arbor

BY MATTHEW JACKONEN

Supporters of driving-service companies Uber and Lyft will live to fight another day after the Ann Arbor City Council discussed the economic and safety concerned of these non-conventional taxi services.

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University forest plot added to global network

BY IRENE PARK

Tuesday, a 57-acre forest research plot in the University’s Edwin S. George Reserve was added to the Forest Global Earth Observatory, an international effort to study forest ecology through the Smithsonian Institution.

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Ann Arbor Chronicle to close in September

BY EMMA KERR

Minutes after co-editors Dave Askins and Mary Morgan announced their decision to end the Ann Arbor Chronicle’s local coverage on its website Friday morning, messages of sadness and loss began pouring in, expressions from a community that has grown to depend on the Chronicle for thorough, reliable reporting on local government.

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University pulls students out of Israel

BY SHOHAM GEVA

The University pulled out several students in Israel on University-related business late last month and are currently monitoring the situation in the area to determine whether it will impact programs in the area for the fall and beyond, the University confirmed in a statement Tuesday evening.

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South Quad prepares to open doors in fall

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BY SHOHAM GEVA

After closing for renovations last year, South Quad Residence Hall is preparing to re-open, ending one of three currently ongoing construction projects in the area, along with the Munger graduate dorm project and the West Quad Residence Hall renovation.

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Lollapalooza 2014: A young person's game

BY ERIKA HARWOOD

I was continually comforted by the presence of acts I’ve recently discovered along with longtime loves, and I refused to let some punk-ass teens who’ve been at back-to-back EDM shows since one p.m. ruin that for me.

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State political parties nominate candidates for regent

BY SAM GRINGLAS

Amid the commotion of nominating candidates for several high-profile races, the state’s political parties selected their nominees over the weekend for two seats on the University’s Board of Regents.

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US Senate candidate Gary Peters tours local business

BY SHOHAM GEVA

As part of a three-day campaign tour throughout the state, U.S House Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate hoping to succeed outgoing U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.), stopped in Ann Arbor Tuesday afternoon.

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Football Student Advisory Council to give game day feedback

BY AMABEL KAROUB

Through Friday evening, undergraduate and graduate students were invited to apply to take part in the newly created Football Student Advisory Council, a committee whose members will attend football games throughout the season and give feedback to the department on the student experience.

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SACUA addresses the release of student data for research

BY JOSH QIAN

During the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs’ regular meeting Monday, the committee spoke with James Hilton, vice provost for digital education initiatives and the dean of libraries, regarding the use of student information and data for research and teaching purposes.

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University appoints new director of Public Affairs

BY SAM GRINGLAS

Rick Fitzgerald, associate director of the Office of Public Affairs and a University spokesman, has been appointed the office’s new director.

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