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Campus and state react to Supreme Court ruling

BY IAN DILLINGHAM AND SHOHAM GEVA

The focus on minority enrollment and admissions practice at the University — and at colleges across the nation — intensified Tuesday in response to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the state of Michigan’s ban on affirmative action.

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Goodbye Mary Sue

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BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

When University President Mary Sue Coleman leaves office in July, she will conclude a presidency marked by economic downturn, two marathon fundraising efforts and significant challenges in the realms of diversity, access and athletics. During 12 years in the President’s House, Coleman fervently trumpeted the University’s mission across the country as she guided the institution through a period of immense change.

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Senate Assembly looks at technology optimization

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BY ANDREW ALMANI

The final Senate Assembly meeting of the year took place Monday afternoon, with discussion focused on optimizing information technology processes and status reports from Chairs of Senate Assembly Committees.

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Thomas Paras: The evolution of a leader

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BY MINH DOAN

In Michigan men’s lacrosse team’s season opener, Thomas Paras looked around at his teammates and knew exactly what he had to do. He called a players-only meeting and helped inspire the Wolverines to their most successful season in program history.

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'Transformers' stars discuss joining monumental franchise

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BY KAREN YUAN

In a conference call with The Michigan Daily, newcomers Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor spoke about the opportunity to join an existing franchise.

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Supreme Court upholds state's affirmative action ban

BY SAM GRINGLAS

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the state of Michigan’s voter-enacted ban on the consideration of race in admissions to state universities.

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Earth Day event focuses on climate change

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

In honor of Earth Day, two University professors and state Rep. Jeff Irwin (D–Ann Arbor) spoke about climate change to a group of around 25 students in an event at Ingalls Mall Tuesday evening.

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Town hall asks for input for Trotter renovation

BY KRISTEN FEDOR

Discussions regarding upcoming renovations to the Trotter Multicultural Center were facilitated in an open town hall meeting Monday evening. Architects from Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, representatives from Doers Consulting Alliance, LLC and University administrators were in attendance to gauge student input.

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TV Picks: Most anticipated summer shows

BY DAILY TV/NEW MEDIA WRITERS

As we prepare to say goodbye for the summer vacation, The Daily TV/New Media staff is offering up a master list of the TV shows — old and new — that we’re most looking forward to in the coming months.

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City Council ordinance bans smoking in public areas

BY MATTHEW JACKONEN

The Ann Arbor City Council passed the long-debated smoking ordinance Monday night by a vote of 9-2 with only Councilmembers Jane Lumm (I–Ward 2) and Jack Eaton (D–Ward 4) voting against the ordinance.

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