voices. buzz. intel.
Date the University Symphony Band will perform at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, with three LSA film students in tow documenting this final performance of a tour that began in Ann Arbor and included nine concerts in China.
inside the redesign
Five names we scrapped in favor of “In Short”: Field Notes The Briefing Room Around the Diag At a Glance Inquiries
$5 to $20
The typical rate for Ann Arbor Pedicab, a bicycle-powered taxi service started by U-M student Calvin Schemanski and his partner, Josh Lycka. The pedicabs are busiest during the fall, when they operate from 10:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Once the snow flies, they cease operating, but resume service in the springtime.
is? It’s a cross between a horse and a donkey. See? I just decoded that for you.
ALUMNUS BRAD MELTZER (’92) ON HIS HISTORY CHANNEL SHOW, DECODED.
OUT, DAMN’D SPOT!
The amount of trash U-M’s Student Sustainability Initiative hopes to reduce during games at Crisler Arena through “zero waste” events.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION The origins of several stories in this issue and on the Wire:
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Russia England Poland Washington, D.C.
Lying makes people want to clean themselves afterwards. “Not only do people want to clean after [doing] a dirty deed, they want to clean the specific body part involved,” says LSA Psychology Professor Norbert Schwarz, who, with Spike W.S. Lee, published his findings in Psychological Science. The study found that people who spoke lies wanted mouthwash after; those who emailed lies wanted hand sanitizer.
The increase in wattage the Federal Communications Commission recently gave U-M’s student-run station, WCBN.
SPRING 2011 / LSA Magazine
Published on May 10, 2011