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Monday, March 30, 2015

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With litigation pending, Make Michigan wins CSG executive seats by five votes

BY TANAZ AHMED AND EMILIE PLESSET

Litigation against both parties is still pending, including one counterclaim against Make Michigan lodged by The Team. In an interview Saturday morning, Law student Paige Becker, the University’s elections director, said based on the complaints that have been filed, it’s possible the result of ongoing litigation could still flip the election results in The Team’s favor.

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Students rally to support fossil fuel divestment

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BY LINDSEY SCULLEN AND ALLANA AKHTAR

In the spirit of Vietnam War teach-in protests on campus 50 years ago, University students, speakers, local community members and parents of students encircled the Block ‘M’ on the Diag on Friday afternoon to rally for better treatment of the environment and divestment from fossil fuels, and to continue campus dialogue on the issue.

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University-wide dance party raises money for financial aid

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BY SAMIHA MATIN

Students gathered at the University's Indoor Track and Field Building on Saturday to raise financial aid funds by dancing the night away.

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Committee discusses police oversight recommendations

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BY ANDREW ALMANI

The Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission’s Subcommittee on Civilian Police Oversight continued deliberations Wednesday evening about the proposed creation of an oversight board for the city’s police force.

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St. Fratty's Day festivities prompt police attention

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

The weekend that follows St. Patrick’s Day, frequently dubbed “St. Fratty’s Day,” is widely celebrated at the University.
In recent years, University officials, student organizations and law enforcement agencies have aimed to increase student safety on St. Fratty’s Day.

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National organization moves to suspend SAM's bank account

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Following the suspension of the University’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu by their international board for damages to the Treetops Resort, the national organization has also filed a lawsuit

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State Senate explores Uber, Lyft regulations

BY JACK TURMAN

Controversy in Michigan over ride services such as Uber and Lyft continued Wednesday afternoon as the Michigan Senate’s Regulatory Reform Committee discussed two bills proposing to regulate similar companies in the state.

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SAFE presents revamped divest resolution to CSG

Amanda Allen/Daily

BY LEA GIOTTO

After failing to secure the passage of a similar proposal last year, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality proposed a new divestment resolution at Tuesday night’s Central Student Government meeting.

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CSG considers funding several funding proposals

BY LEA GIOTTO

The assembly considered funding for MUSIC Matters and Michigan Health Aid, as well as proposals to add positions to the Campus Farm, support the signing of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment and fund a CCRB sanitation pilot.

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CSG election produces closest race of the last decade

BY EMILIE PLESSET

Make Michigan’s Cooper Charlton, an LSA junior, and Steven Halperin, an LSA sophomore, narrowly secured the Central Student Government presidential and vice presidential seats by five votes, making this year’s race the closest student government election in the past decade.

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Vagina Monologues add new emphasis on diversity

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BY SAMIHA MATIN

The annual production of “The Vagina Monologues” returned to campus Thursday and Friday to explore feminism and female sexuality.

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Research develops mini-lung structures

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BY SANJAY REDDY

Stem cell research has long been seen as a new frontier for disease therapeutics. By coaxing stem cells to form 3D miniature lung structures, University researchers are helping explain why.

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Students from across the state march in Lansing

BY ISOBEL FUTTER

About 130 students from colleges across Michigan, including the University, congregated at the Lansing City Market Thursday morning for a march on the state capitol building.

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Unopposed elections for LSA Student Government conclude

BY CARLY NOAH

Eight of the 10 vacant spots for LSA representatives were also filled in uncontested elections. The two remaining positions will be filled by write-in candidates, who had not been announced at press time.

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UMMA hosts British author for Q&A session

BY TANYA MADHANI

Ishiguro was invited to participate in a University reading as part of the Helen Zell Visiting Writers Series, which has hosted writers such as fiction writer Sergio Troncoso and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel.

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Top CSG positions see ongoing lack of diversity

BY RACHEL PREMACK

This year’s Central Student Government election will set a record — though perhaps not the most progressive sort. For the first time in recent decades, regardless of Thursday’s results, seven men in a row will serve as president of Central Student Government.

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Character of South University, Tappan areas influenced by student night life, game days

BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS

Home to some of the University’s most recognizable buildings and an array of popular student hangouts, the South University and Tappan neighborhoods illustrates much of the influence of students on Ann Arbor’s landscape.

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University study finds certain IVs pose health risks

BY KATIE PENROD

In hospitals around the world, intravenous therapy, or IV devices, are inserted into patients’ arms to administer medication, provide fluids or draw blood.

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