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December 8, 2014 - 11:40pm

Edwards Brothers property almost ready for University construction

BY JACK TURMAN

With Edwards Brothers Malloy nearly moved out of its old digs, it won’t be long before work can begin on the athletics performance space planned for the South State Street site.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:37pm

MLK Symposium schedule

BY JACK TURMAN

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a social justice activist and organizer, will deliver the keynote lecture at the University’s 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Jan. 19.

The lecture is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Hill Auditorium and will kick off several campus activities planned for the day.

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December 8, 2014 - 1:25am

This Week in History: Regents oppose new system of 'U' governance

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Thirty years ago this week (Dec. 8, 1984)

The University’s Board of Regents came out in strong opposition to a proposal that sought to replace elected state university governing bodies with appointed boards.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:10pm

Mason fire alarm set off by burning popcorn

BY MAX RADWIN

At approximately 11:55, a fire alarm went off in Mason Hall, forcing students, faculty and staff to evacuate the building.

According to University police spokesperson Diane Brown, the alarm was set off by someone making popcorn.

At approximately 12:20, Brown said the building was clear, and student re-entered the building.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:04pm

Student Voice: A perfect pitch

BY CARLY NOAH

LSA freshman Kyle Lefkowitz, a New York native, is a member of the all-girls a cappella group the Sassy Sirens.

Did you know that you were going to do a cappella when you came to Michigan?

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December 2, 2014 - 1:27am

Professor Profile: Bruce Conforth

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Bruce Conforth is a professor of American music culture at the University. Before starting a career in teaching, Conforth performed as a jazz musician with numerous bands and toured across the nation.

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November 30, 2014 - 9:27pm

This Week in History: State rep. pushes for student inclusion on governing boards

BY SHOHAM GEVA

29 years ago this week (Dec. 5, 1985)

State Rep. Perry Bullard (D–Ann Arbor) said he was planning to introduce a bill early in 1986 to provide at least one seat for students on each of the governing boards for state universities.

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November 26, 2014 - 12:33am

In Other Ivory Towers: UVA students address sexual assault, national media attention

BY CARLY NOAH

Student leaders at the University of Virginia held a press conference Monday to address media attention that has placed the university’s sexual assault response procedures under heightened scrutiny, The Cavalier Daily reported Monday.

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November 25, 2014 - 2:20am

Professor Profile: Colin Gunckel

BY EMILIE PLESSET

Assistant Prof. Colin Gunckel is a historian of Latin American cinema in the departments of American Culture and Screen Arts & Cultures. He graduated from the University of New Mexico in 2002, completed his master’s in cinema and media studies at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2004 and received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 2009.

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November 25, 2014 - 12:12am

Thanksgiving reminders

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

Thanksgiving Break is fast approaching. Classes end Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. and resume Dec. 1. Before students return home, here are a few holiday-related reminders:

Students living off campus:
-Close all windows and keep heat running to prevent pipes from freezing.
-Lock all doors and windows.
-Store and conceal all valuables.
-Unplug small appliances to prevent overheating.

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