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'Wherever We Stand': Pro-Israel groups and the campus divide

BY JAMES BRENNAN

Israel-Palestine is a polarizing topic on any campus, but this is exacerbated at the University of Michigan, a school equally known for its radical activism and vibrant Jewish community (two traits not mutually exclusive).

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The digital divide: laptop equity at the University

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BY SAMANTHA WINTNER

College is expensive: tuition, rent and social expenses can add up to tens of thousands of dollars per year. Smaller expenses, including the cost of buying a laptop, can get lost in this grand total.

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Scientific leaders make policy recommendations to University

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BY IAN DILLINGHAM

Scientific leaders are looking to lay the groundwork for new science policy initiatives at the University and beyond. The exploration of initiatives was discussed at the Jerome B. Wiesner Symposium on Tuesday.

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After spring game draft, strengths start to take shape

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BY JAKE LOURIM

The two wouldn’t give specifics on the players they picked, but D.J. Durkin said he had an idea of some of the top players on his defense as he closes spring camp.

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Will Tidal make music history?

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BY CHRISTIAN KENNEDY

Alicia Keys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce, Calvin Harris, Chris Martin, Daft Punk, Jack White, Jason Aldean, J. Cole, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Dead Mau5, Madonna, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna and Usher. Now that is what I call a knockout line-up.

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Rabab Jafri: Not a damsel in distress

BY RABAB JAFRI

In my eyes there’s nothing more liberating than the feeling I get when I wear my hijab.

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Paige Pfleger: Bringing music education back to Detroit's kids

BY PAIGE PFLEGER

When Saunders came to Michigan he was instantly impressed with the University’s resources and the wealth of talent in the music school. He learned that the funding to Detroit Public Schools' music programs had been cut, and wondered why one couldn’t help the other.

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Make Michigan candidates likely to retain executive seats

BY SAMANTHA WINTNER

After the final Central Student Government election hearings Monday evening, the Undergraduate Election Commission announced Wednesday morning that it had found both Make Michigan and The Team not guilty of harvesting e-mails.

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CSG votes against divestment resolution

BY LEA GIOTTO AND TANAZ AHMED

After more than four hours of discussion and public comments, the University’s Central Student Government voted to reject a resolution calling on the University to consider divesting from companies that allegedly facilitate human rights violations against Palestinians.

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Back at Crisler, Michigan meets UCLA in WNIT semifinal

BY JACOB GASE

Fresh off a 69-60 win over Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg last Sunday, the Wolverines return to Crisler Center on Wednesday to face UCLA in their first WNIT semifinal matchup since 2010.

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After suits, voters cite flaws in CSG proceedings

BY EMMA KINERY

The closest Central Student Government race of the decade is not over yet, as ongoing litigation between Make Michigan and The Team could alter the outcome of the presidency.

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Golden Apple winner talks mental health, vulnerability

BY LAURA SCHINAGLE

Nursing and Psychiatry Prof. Stephen Strobbe’s voice quavered with emotion as he stood before a nearly full Rackham Auditorium to deliver a lecture during his reception of the Golden Apple award on Tuesday evening.

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