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+ Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN correspondent and Michigan alum, and even more importantly not Rick Snyder or another similar terrible person, will be speaking at commencement on April 28 at the Big House.
+ A rally held Friday evening sponsored by the University chapter of the NAACP and CSG Voice Your Vote commission was attended by state officials including Senator Carl Levin, Representative Hansen Clark, Debbie Dingell, and the always awesome Rep. Jeff Irwin. Lauren Coffman, our Communications Director, was there and emphasized the importance of youth to “speak up.” (Read the whole article at our News Clips page.)
+ Mark Bernstein, noted for bringing his adorable child to the Pancake Breakfast (who is now the unofficial mascot of GingerDems), as well as Shauna Ryder Diggs, were endorsed by state democrats for the University of Michigan Board of Regents at the party convention this past Saturday.
+ U of M scored a #4 seed at the NCAA basketball tournament. Also known as “the big one.” Sure we got creamed by Ohio by over 20 points, but still man, #4.
+ Despite the danger of Putin rearing his head that Sarah Palin talked about so much, a writer went to Russia, saw that it isn’t that bad, and wrote an opinion about it.
+ To the delight of probably no one but me, the word “cornucopia” was used in an article about the disappointing Hunger Games movie.
+ Crime Notes: A box of flash drives were stolen, but all we’re sure about so far is that it happened at some point between February 16 and March 1. Guess that box was well taken care of.
+ A guy got hit with a hockey puck at the hockey game at Yost Arena this past Saturday, but no one is sure if it happened during the hockey game! Now I don’t know tons about hockey but I’m pretty sure you could employ the age-old Sherlock Holmes detective maneuver of “Ask the Guy who Got Hit with the Hockey Puck.”