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Thursday, January 29, 2015

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Graduating from the Gridiron: How athletes achieve success in an academic environment

BY ZACH SHAW

While student-athletes have their days scheduled by the minute, Basten said an injury could be detrimental to a student’s ability to balance schoolwork with the practices they still must attend.

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Personal Statement: I am Shoham

Illustration by Megan Mulholland

BY SHOHAM GEVA

When I come home, my parents, native Hebrew speakers both, call me Shoham, sho-hom, s h o h a m. They pronounce it better than I ever have, or probably ever will.

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Video: The Pursuit of Happiness Part 1

BY LEVIN KIM

The Pursuit of Happiness is a new Michigan Daily Video series that explores the concept of happiness in our lives. In this first installment, students were asked to answer a simple question, “What makes you happy?”

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From the Pews: A religious util?

Illustration by Megan Mulholland

BY CLAIRE BRYAN

If religion grants purpose and if a concept of purpose grants a successful life, then, like economic utils, fictional religious utils hold a valuable place in our world too.

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Thought Bubble: Margaret Burns

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BY STATEMENT STAFF

“You’ve got to want it. It’s a long process, especially if you want to do a PhD … I’m taking a year (off) to try and figure it out … I’m hoping in a year that I’ll decide that it’s worth it.”

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The Statement is The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, distributed every Wednesday during the academic year.

Visual Statement: Ra Ra Raas

BY AMANDA ALLEN

On Saturday January 24, 2015 I followed the teams competing in the Dandia Dhamaka Raas Competition, a competition between universities from across the United States in a form of traditional Indian dance.

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Conference allows students to engage in real-world sports-business

BY LINDSEY SCULLEN

They’re looking to innovate the sport industry itself, the MSBC as a business and their professional selves. They’re looking to learn what it means to be a part of the sports industry and how to become successful within it.

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Illustration by Maggie Miller

All The Pretty Things: The Power of Choice

BY JACKLYN THOMAS

I take pride in both sides of myself. I take pride in the rich histories that flow through me. Holiday meals range from kielbasa to chitlins.

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Famous by Association: Bulge-Gate

BY MARIAM SHEIKH

While I’m not defending Justin Bieber, since his scandal gave me ample entertainment (and something to write about), the high standards need to end and, hopefully, the Photoshopping will stop with it.

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