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November 21, 2014 - 11:28pm

Student Voice: Not too chatty

BY RACHEL PREMACK

LSA junior Patrick Gооdney doesn’t think he’s too important, apparently.

So just to start off, if you could be a pretzel, what kind would you be?

(Pause.) Is this an actual question that would you put in paper or this a warm up?

No, this is a real question.

That’s kind of a ridiculous question.

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November 19, 2014 - 12:52am

Community encourages Northwestern University to be more inclusive

BY CARLY NOAH

A report released Monday by Northwestern’s Native American Outreach and Inclusion Task Force outlined a series of recommendations for Northwestern University, the Daily Northwestern reported.

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November 18, 2014 - 12:47am

Professor Profile: Frieda Ekotto

BY MAHAN CHITGARI

Prof. Frieda Ekotto is chair of the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and a professor of comparative literature at the University. Ekotto was born in Cameroon and raised in Switzerland. She graduated from Colorado College in 1986 and received her Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Minnesota. She has worked at the University of Michigan since 1994.

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November 17, 2014 - 2:13am

This Week in History: Regents vote down student seat

BY SHOHAM GEVA

39 years ago this week (Nov. 22, 1975)

The University’s Board of Regents voted against creating a non-voting student seat on the board and against endorsing student involvement in other parts of the University’s policymaking process.

In a short statement, Regent David Laro (R), characterized the idea of a non-voting student member as “inappropriate.”

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November 14, 2014 - 5:06pm

Indecent exposure reported outside South Quad

BY SAM GRINGLAS

A man exposed himself to a female student outside South Quad Residence Hall early Friday morning.

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November 13, 2014 - 1:40am

Student Voice: Student engages in upcoming conference

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

This weekend, Engineering senior Ki-Joo Sung will be attending the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student Conference in Atlanta to present research she did over the summer. The AIChE promotes networking in the field of chemical engineering industry and academia, and holds annual student conferences that are attended by chemical engineers from all over the U.S.

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November 12, 2014 - 8:34pm

DPSS officials join Command Officers Association of Michigan

BY MAX RADWIN

Fifty-five members of the Department of Public Safety and Security in supervisor roles will join the Command Officers Association of Michigan after voting to unionize Oct. 31.

The decision passed with a vote of 27-9, according to a University press release.

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November 12, 2014 - 12:51am

In Other Ivory Towers: Columbia announces finalists for campus improvement grants

BY CARLY NOAH

Three finalists for Barnard College’s Student Government Association Endowment Grants are left with the chance to have their proposals for campus improvement become reality, the Columbia Spectator reported Tuesday.

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November 11, 2014 - 4:51am

Professor Profile: Dario Gaggio

BY JAMES WHITE

Dario Gaggio is an associate history professor. Gaggio graduated from the University of Florence in Italy in 1992 and received his Ph.d in History from Northwestern University in 1999. In 2007, Gaggio published a book about the social capital and economic changes in Italian gold jewelry districts. He is now preparing to publish his second book, “Beyond the Tuscan Sun.

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November 9, 2014 - 11:46pm

This week in history: Black undergraduate enrollment drops

BY BECKY WEILAND

70 years ago this week (Nov. 12, 1944)

Due to a drop in membership caused by war conditions and accelerated programs, the Pan-Hellenic Board announced that several houses including Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Omicron Pi, Alpha Xi Delta and Zeta Tau Alpha were approved to hold an informal rush process.

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