The Ann Arbor Sucks weblog notes this Michigan Daily article, which documents the outragous prices charged in the University-owned convenience stores. Lest the collective memory forget, it was only a few years ago both South Quad and Bursley had grills serving a wide variety of inexpensive hamburgers, grilled cheese sandwiches, ice cream, and other foods. […]

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U-M Athletic Director Bill Martin is one step closer to being named head of the U.S. Olympic Committee after being lauded by an executive committee member in an internal email. Here’s an AP story with some background. Seven people have been charged with crimes in connection with last week’s rioting at MSU. Also, here’s a […]

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MLive.com recently began asking visitors for their ages and zip codes, like the Washington Post and an increasing number of other news websites. My advice: click on “not in the U.S.A.”, or enter your birthdate as 1930.

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FRIDAY SMORGASBORD! Details on noon protest on Mary Sue Coleman’s lawn A bored patient at the U-M Mott Children’s hospital is the subject of this story: “Police investigate after teen has sex with escort in hospital” An EMU radio DJ has been fired for his pro-war remarks on the air. Michigan Tech students are being […]

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The University administration told representatives of Students Organizing for Labor and Economic Equality (SOLE) that they will be cancelling their contract with Morgan Linen, the Ohio laundry service hired by the U-M business school. (Here’s today’s Daily story about the meeting: “SOLE optimistic about Coleman’s response”, and a December 5 editorial) Also, yesterday the Daily […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court has released audio of oral arguments twice in its history: in Bush v. Gore, and in Grutter / Gratz v. Bollinger. C-SPAN has made the U-M cases’ audio avaliable online here.

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If anyone cares, the Rackham Student Government election results were released today. (Thanks for the forward)

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