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The Wire

Daily news blog.

September 21, 2014 - 10:46pm

DPSS reports several violations at Saturday's matchup against Utah

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Following Michigan’s football game against Utah Saturday, which featured a stadium evacuation late in the fourth quarter due to lightning concerns, the University’s Division of Public Safety and Security reported several medical responses and arrests.

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September 21, 2014 - 10:07pm

This week in history: University addresses mold concerns

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Eleven years ago today: (September 22, 2003)

The University announced that it was having a mold problem. That information was acquired through an “abnormally high” number of reports complaining about the issue.

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September 18, 2014 - 12:57am

Student Voices: AAA rescues pre-law hopeful

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Having your car break down while wearing high heels in the middle of a weeknight is a less than ideal start to the semester, LSA junior Starr Ford can attest.

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September 18, 2014 - 12:55am

University professor receives MacArthur Fellowship

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

Associate English Prof. Khaled Mattawa received the esteemed MacArthur Fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation Wednesday.

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September 18, 2014 - 12:54am

Student chosen as finalist for NatGeo grant

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Soaring above the trees of Northern California, LSA senior Charlie Engelman aimed his camera at the trees below his paramotor, gathering footage for another segment of his online video series — at least, that’s the dream.

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September 17, 2014 - 12:08am

In Other Ivory Towers: Michigan State University 2014 football ticket sales is second-highest in school history

BY JACK TURMAN

Michigan State University 2014 football ticket sales are second-highest in school history

Michigan State University’s 2014 football season ticket sales are the second-highest in school history, The State News reported Monday.

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September 14, 2014 - 11:35pm

This Week in History: Student government speaks out against 24 percent tuition increase

BY SHOHAM GEVA

41 years ago this week, Sept. 14, 1973

The University’s Student Government Council modified the demands of their strike against a record 24-percent tuition increase.

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September 14, 2014 - 9:40pm

Several arrests made before Saturday's football match against Miami

BY RACHEL PREMACK

The University’s Division of Public Safety and Security reported several incidents and emergency medical situations from Saturday’s home football game against Miami University.

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September 13, 2014 - 5:31pm

University Police report fourth degree sexual assault on Diag

BY SAM GRINGLAS

A subject was inappropriately grabbed Friday night on the Diag, according to a Crime Alert distributed Saturday by University Police.

The subject reported she was approached by an unknown male around 8:45 p.m. He spoke with her briefly then inappropriately grabbed her twice before walking away.

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September 13, 2014 - 11:33am

New engagement phase set for Shared Services Center

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Following its opening in early August, organizers for the University’s shared services center have launched a new engagement phase.

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September 11, 2014 - 12:58am

Student Voices: Living in the Dark Ages

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

For a student, knowledge is power. But that kind of power doesn’t help when a storm knocks out your electricity for a few days — and that’s exactly what happened to LSA junior Tucker Schumacher and his five roommates.

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September 10, 2014 - 6:41pm

Ann Arbor mayoral debate scheduled for early October

BY EMMA KERR

The League of Women Voters and the Community Television Network of Ann Arbor will sponsor a forum for the candidates in this November's mayoral election, City Councilmember Christopher Taylor (D–Ward 3) and independent candidate Bryan Kelly.

The debate will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event itself will be at the CTN Studios and televised on CTN.

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September 9, 2014 - 6:20pm

Candlelight vigil commemorates victims of violence in Gaza

BY EMMA KERR

About 20 students gathered at Ingalls Mall Monday night to commemorate those who lost their lives as a result of the conflict in Gaza this summer. The vigil was meant to memorialize the loss of lives on both sides of the conflict — regardless of religious or political affiliation.

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September 9, 2014 - 6:18pm

Noted author speaks on conspiracy theories at Hatcher

BY JOEL GOLDSTEIN

University alum Jesse Walker discussed the history of conspiracy theories in the United States during his talk Monday afternoon at the Hatcher Graduate Library. Walker is the books editor of Reason magazine and recently published The United States of Paranoia, a book that tries to connect public anxieties and the conspiracy theories they give birth to.

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September 9, 2014 - 5:19pm

Professor Profile: Lisa Hammer

BY RACHEL PREMACK

Lisa Kay Arel Hammer is a clinical assistant professor and pediatrician in the University of Michigan Health System. She is also an international board-certified lactation consultant. Late last August, she and a cohort from the University visited Brazil to study its breast milk bank network.

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