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University names new Trotter director

BY IAN DILLINGHAM

E. Royster Harper, hoping to shift focus from facilities to programming, appoints former Spectrum head Jackie Simpson as director of the Trotter Multicultural Center.

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Kopmeyer, Ezurike make a splash in the NWSL

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BY JAKE LOURIM

Judging by Greg Ryan’s recent recruiting classes — the latest of which includes 11 newcomers — Kopmeyer and Ezurike won’t be the only pros he churns out of his program.

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La Roux satisfies with upbeat pop on 'Trouble in Paradise'

Polydor

BY ADAM DEPOLLO

The creative split between the duo’s members seems to have opened the way for Jackson to pursue her ‘80s throwback aesthetic to its potently danceable and upbeat conclusions on her latest release.

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Photostaff Abroad: "Snapping" the Children of Ghana

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BY ALLISON FARRAND

Allison Farrand went to northern Ghana for a month and met some beautiful children while dealing with the ethics of photography.

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Detroit Beat: General Motors CEO Mary Barra in midst of difficult summer

BY KATIE BURKE

General Motors CEO Mary Barra began the summer in the Big House, delivering a speech to University graduates that offered advice for the future.

Last week, she appeared in front of Congress for the fourth time in four months, addressing an audience that was much less welcoming than the class of 2014.

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Common holds nothing back in portrait of Chicago streets

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BY BRIAN BURLAGE

The particular immaterial quality of his voice allows him to give his subject matter a unique importance, a cut-the-shit directness that aims its five-fingered death punch straight at your forehead.

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Baseball

Seven years later, Michigan's 'Music City Miracle' lives

BY JASON RUBINSTEIN

Though David Price has enjoyed an illustrious baseball career, one single game continues to linger in the back of his mind.

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Nonprofit surveys candidates on the arts

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Wednesday, nonprofit group the Arts Alliance released the results of a survey sent out to electoral candidates about their involvement in and stance on support for various aspects of the arts in Washtenaw County.

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International programs to move to Dennison after renovation

BY MICHAEL SPAETH

The home of physics and astronomy — the David M. Dennison Building — is set to receive both a physical makeover, as well as a change of tenants.

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'Hold On, We're Going Home' hitmakers release debut EP

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BY ADAM DEPOLLO

Majid Jordan was faced with the equally daunting tasks of establishing an identity for themselves and living up to the success of their collaboration with Drake. With this release’s brooding instrumentals and luscious vocals, it’s safe to say that the duo has succeeded on both counts.

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Anurag Kashyap Films

Akshay Seth: The greatest Hindi film I'll ever see

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BY AKSHAY SETH

Leaving it off at ‘crime epic’ would be like calling “The Godfather” trilogy ‘those videos with the Italian people shooting each other.’ “Wasseypur” unfurls like a continually-expanding hand threaded carpet.

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