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At Diag vigil, community honors victims of Charleston shooting

BY ALAINA WYGANT

The Diag was illuminated with candles Sunday evening as students from both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the African Student Association held a vigil commemorating the nine individuals shot and killed at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston June 17.

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New grocery delivery service grows in Ann Arbor

BY ALEX JUNTTI

University students no longer need to leave the comfort of their homes to shop for groceries.
Ann Arbor’s new delivery service, Delivice, gives students the opportunity to order groceries and receive them the same day.

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Arts course aims to make science visible

BY CHETALI JAIN

What do preserved specimens, radiology and art all have in common?
Each is an integral component of the Making Science Visible class offered by the Stamps School of Art & Design. The course is directed towards students interested in the ways in which art and science intersect, such as in medical and science illustration.

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Regents approve 2.7 percent increase to in-state tuition rates

Virginia Lozano/Daily

BY JACKIE CHARNIGA

The University Board of Regents met for their June meeting Thursday in the Anderson Room of the Michigan Union where they discussed the $1.83 billion University budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.

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Study shows discrepancy in college graduation rates

BY ALAINA WYGANT

A recent study conducted by University Prof. Susan Dynarski, a public policy, education and economics professor, highlights a discrepancy in college graduation rates among students who come from different socioeconomic backgrounds.

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Taste of Ann Arbor exhibits dishes from local eateries

Ben Schechter/Daily

BY JACQUELINE CHARNIGA

The annual Taste of Ann Arbor event took over Main Street on Sunday, despite rainy conditions.

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Library talent circus showcases artists and performers

Amanda Allen/Daily

BY ALAINA WYGANT

A drum team, a storyteller and a spinning artist, among other performers, wowed onlookers at the Duderstadt Center as part of the second annual Library Talent Circus Wednesday.

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Amid policy conference, activist groups protest oil pipeline

Amanda Allen/Daily

BY EMMA KINERY

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — Chanting “Shut down Line 5” in the direction of Mackinac Island, protesters of the Pipe Up, Pipe Out, Shut Down Line 5 Rally assembled in Conkling Heritage Park — next to the ferry livery — in hopes of influencing policy makers to remove Pipeline 5.

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Conference addresses sustainability of small-scale farmers

Ben Schechter/Daily

BY LINDSEY SCULLEN

About 200 intellectuals from around the world united Thursday and Friday in the Dana Building to discuss food sovereignty — a progressive approach to food systems.

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Ann Arbor to Ferguson holds community meet and greet

BY ALAINA WYGANT

Ann Arbor to Ferguson is a consensus-based group that meets every Friday and has around 25 members during the school year.

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Debbie Dingell talks long-term healthcare at local Senior Center

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI–12) met with a group of senior citizens Monday morning at the Pittsfield Township Senior Center to facilitate a dialogue on the long-term care system in the U.S.
The discussion was one of several hosted by Dingell before the upcoming White House Conference on Aging held in Washington D.C. in July.

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Community reacts to legalization of same-sex marriage

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

As news that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage swept across the U.S. Friday morning, supporters rallied in both downtown Ann Arbor and Washington D.C. in celebration of this historic decision.

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Body found near Wolverine Tower identified by police

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

An Ypsilanti man’s body was found on Wolverine Tower grounds Sunday morning around 7:30 a.m.
University police arrived to the scene at Wolverine Tower, an administrative building on Eisenhower Parkway, shortly after Ann Arbor Police Department responders.

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M Farmers Market provides fresh produce on campus

BY ALAINA WYGANT

What’s green, looks like lettuce, and now appears at the Michigan Union, U-go’s, Wolverine Towers and other locations each once a week? The University’s new M Farmers Markets fresh produce. From strawberries to kale to celery, in-season vegetables and fruit will be available from M Farmers Market at various campus locations.

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Fire reported in University hospital

BY ALYSSA BRANDON

Ann Arbor Fire Department responders were sent to the Cardiovascular Center Monday afternoon following reports of smoke coming from inside.

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Warrior-Scholar program helps transition vets from the military to the classroom

BY ALAINA WYGANT

“It’s kind of a long story,” Adam Pawlowski said, speaking about how he came to be one of 20 veterans at the Warrior-Scholar Project at the University.

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Former SAM member pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge

BY CARLY NOAH

University alum Matthew Vlasic pled guilty to charges filed against him for his role in damages occurred during Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity’s January ski trip to Treetops Resort, which took place when Vlasic was a senior. The resort has estimated damages to cost more than $430,000.

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Science innovations offer University research new insight

BY SAM COREY

Science laboratories at the University have adopted Nobel-Prize-winning magnified microscopes to analyze molecules that were once invisible to humans.
The new devices allow researchers to look into the dynamics of tiny molecules and their operations within the human anatomy. They enable researchers to detect molecules as small as bacteria more often and understand them more fully.

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