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Thursday, October 30, 2014

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October 30, 2014 - 12:23am

Student Profiles: Planning the perfect Halloween costume

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Halloween in college is an event to behold. Creatively titled parties abound, as do performances and events hosted by student organizations. But before one attends any of these, for many, the costume is the pinnacle of the night. Some are driven by puns; others are directed by aesthetic appearance. Regardless, costumes are important — here are three students’ plans for Halloween costumes.

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October 28, 2014 - 2:08pm

Jonas Salk, creator of polio vaccine, celebrates 100th birthday

BY JACK TURMAN

Daily Archive Photo, 1955

Former University researcher Jonas Salk, the developer of the first safe and effective polio vaccine in 1955, would have been celebrating his 100th birthday today.

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October 27, 2014 - 8:54pm

Professor Profile: Jonathan Freedman

BY LINDSEY SCULLEN

Jonathan Freedman is a professor of English, American Culture and Judaic Studies. While teaching English, he focuses on late-19th- and early-20th-century literature. His American Culture and Judaic Studies courses focus on the relationship between writing about Jews and writing about what he calls “other others,” including Asians, Latin@s and people identifying as queer.

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October 27, 2014 - 12:49am

Forty years ago this week (Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1974)

BY SHOHAM GEVA AND LEA GIOTTO

University clerical workers voted in a runoff election to determine whether they would unionize.

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October 26, 2014 - 9:00pm

This week in history: Famed physician speaks at 'U'

BY LEA GIOTTO AND SHOHAM GEVA

Forty years ago this week (Wednesday, Oct. 30, 1974)

University clerical workers voted in a runoff election to determine whether they would unionize.

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October 24, 2014 - 12:23am

Investor backs out of Glassbox Coffee

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

It seems that one of Ann Arbor’s newer businesses is walking on broken glass.

Glassbox Coffee & Juice shut down its two Ann Arbor locations after its main investor called for the shops’ immediate closing Wednesday night.

In an e-mail to employees Wednesday, storeowner Jason Friend explained the situation with remorse.

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October 24, 2014 - 12:22am

ROTC members to run from Big House to Spartan Stadium

BY AMABEL KAROUB

While hordes of University students are driving to Michigan State University for Saturday’s rivalry football game, a few are running there.

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October 24, 2014 - 12:20am

Sexual assault suspect in custody

BY SAM GRINGLAS AND AMABEL KAROUB

A 26-year-old man was arrested in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library Wednesday in connection with a sexual assault on the Diag in September.

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October 23, 2014 - 12:31am

Student Voices: Real break-ins are not like CSI

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

LSA senior Trevor Dworetz and his roommates had all rolled back into their home by 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, and after hanging out with one another for a brief while, they were all asleep an hour later.

At 8:15 a.m., one of his pals banged on his bedroom door. The report: their personal belongings had been stolen.

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October 22, 2014 - 7:06pm

Engineering student who passed away Friday was struck by Blue Bus

BY SAM GRINGLAS

Derek Tat, the 24-year-old engineering graduate student who passed away Friday, died from injuries sustained after he was struck by a University Blue Bus.

Tat lost control of the bicycle he was riding at about 10:39 a.m. Friday and entered the path of the bus near the 2400 block of Hayward Street on North Campus, according to University Police.

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