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Daily news blog.

April 22, 2015 - 2:54pm

Union closes, reopens after Panda Express fire

BY LARA MOEHLMAN

The Michigan Union was evacuated at at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday morning due to a cooking fire in the
Panda Express kitchen, located on the ground floor.

According to Union Director Susan Pile, the fire alarm system was set off, but by the
time the Ann Arbor Fire Department reached the Union, the kitchen’s fire
suppression system had already extinguished the flames.

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April 21, 2015 - 10:19pm

Business student to appear on 'Wheel of Fortune'

BY ALYSSA BRANDON

Update: This story has been updated to include an interview with Beatty after the game show aired.

Business senior Sarah Beatty will be featured as a contestant on CBS’s Wheel of Fortune Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

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April 21, 2015 - 11:52am

Campus Voices: Rebecca Lawson

BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS

Rebecca Lawson is a junior in the School of Information and has been the editor in chief of the University's chapter of the Her Campus publication since January 2014. Her Campus is an online publication for college women. Based in Boston, the publication has chapters in over 250 universities in seven countries.

Why did you get involved?

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April 21, 2015 - 1:49am

Order of Angell announces 2016 class

BY ALYSSA BRANDON

The Order of Angell announced its 2016 class Monday afternoon through a press release provided to The Michigan Daily. The society’s membership comprises senior student leaders from various organizations on campus.

According to the release, the society aims to “bridge campus divides, promote pride for the University and unite campus in all its breadth of diversity.”

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April 20, 2015 - 3:17pm

Former SAM member arraigned for vandalism

BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS

A member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity has been arraigned for criminal charges resulting from a January ski trip, the Detroit Free Press reported on Monday.

LSA senior Matthew Vlasic was arraigned on a felony count of malicious destruction causing damages between $1,000 and $20,000. According to the Free Press, these charges could carry up to a five-year prison sentence.

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April 20, 2015 - 2:48pm

Sexual assault reported on South University Avenue

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that reportedly occurred early Monday morning in the 1300 block of South University Avenue.

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April 17, 2015 - 11:03am

Spartan statue in East Lansing vandalized with maize and blue paint

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

Michigan State University’s bronze Spartan statue was found covered in blue paint with a maize block 'M' on its chest Thursday morning, NBC Sports reported. The people responsible for the vandalism are currently unknown.

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April 17, 2015 - 2:04am

Pipe burst leads to evacuation of Michigan Union

BY ALYSSSA BRANDON

Following a pipe break on the first floor, the Michigan Union was evacuated Thursday night.

Shortly before 8:00 p.m., a water main near the Anderson Room broke, causing flooding in the general area. After water began to drip into the basement, Union officials shut off the water and ordered everyone to evacuate the building.

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April 16, 2015 - 5:45pm

University ranked among richest public schools

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

According to a report released Thursday by the credit rating firm Moody’s Investors Service, the University is the third-richest public university in the country with $11.5 billion in cash and investments.

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April 16, 2015 - 12:47am

Twitter Talk: Victors 2019

BY DAILY STAFF

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April 15, 2015 - 8:30pm

University study finds pizza is the most addictive food

BY KATIE PENROD

Craving a deep-dish slice from Pizza House? These cravings may connect to addiction more than one may think.

According to a new study by University researchers, certain foods have naturally addictive properties, which can prompt formation of unhealthy and habitual eating habits.

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April 15, 2015 - 7:52pm

University research finds physician incentive programs decrease costs

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

College students aren’t the only people who appreciate awards for high performance.

A study by University researchers found an incentive program for primary care doctors in Michigan to be effective in improving quality of care and reducing costs.

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April 15, 2015 - 12:59am

In Other Ivory Towers: UCLA develops nutrition tracking necklace

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

UCLA develops nutrition tracking necklace

A wireless health lab at UCLA recently developed WearSens — a necklace that can track the amount of food and drink a person consumes.

The device connects to an application that recommends meal patterns and is able to track nutrition intake by monitoring the movement of neck muscles.

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April 17, 2015 - 3:03pm

Campus Voices: Maya Menlo

BY JACQUELINE CHARNIGA

Public Policy senior Maya Menlo is Ann Arbor Inter-Cooperative Council president and a board member for North American Students of Cooperation.

What prompted your involvement in a co-op living situation?

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April 12, 2015 - 11:36pm

This Week in History: Greeks pass alcohol policy to increase student safety

BY NEALA BERKOWSKI

16 years ago this week (April 15, 1999)

The Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association passed a new alcohol policy for the Greek community. The measure was approved by a vote of 14 to 2 and 16 to 4 by Panhel and IFC, respectively.

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