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MICHIGAN GOV. WHO DROVE UP UNEMPLOYMENT NOW TEACHES JOB GROWTH AT UC BERKELEY

The former Michigan governor whose leadership oversaw a severe economic downturn, skyrocketing unemployment, Detroit’s emerging bankruptcy, and the meltdown of the automotive industry, is now aprofessor specializing in job growth. This fall, Michigan’s former Democratic Gov. Jennifer Mulhern Granholm is teaching a graduate course focused on “creating jobs through better government policies,” the class description states, adding “it is designed …

Derek DraplinMICHIGAN GOV. WHO DROVE UP UNEMPLOYMENT NOW TEACHES JOB GROWTH AT UC BERKELEY
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UNIVERSITY SWAPS LIBRARY’S STUDY TABLES FOR $10,000 NAPPING POD

Snooze stations on campus a growing university trend nationwide ANN ARBOR – At one point a section of Shapiro Undergraduate Library at the University of Michigan hosted a swath of study tables. No longer. They were removed and replaced with a $10,000 futuristic napping pod, because today’s college students apparently deserve to doze off in style and comfort. Gone are …

Derek DraplinUNIVERSITY SWAPS LIBRARY’S STUDY TABLES FOR $10,000 NAPPING POD
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Queen Coleman’s Deep Pockets

From pomp to meet them came, Shelley might have written about the Board of Regents, who unanimously approved last semester a host of lavish spending projects totaling over $510 million. A part of these costs are covered by Stephen Ross’s $200 million donation to the Ross School of Business, which he generously gave after he told Florida taxpayers they would …

Derek MagillQueen Coleman’s Deep Pockets
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Religious Persecution on the Rise Globally

For Americans in a modernized world, religious persecution seems like an antiquated and archaic notion rather than an infringement upon liberty and natural rights. In fact, Americans—millennials, in particular—dispassionately take religious freedom for granted. This is either because we are less concerned with religion, freedom, or both. Why should millennials invest in defending religious freedom if they are indifferent, or …

Derek DraplinReligious Persecution on the Rise Globally
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Obama Aims to Raise Minimum Wage

On Wednesday, April 2nd, the University of Michigan had the pleasure of hosting the President of the United States as he came to give remarks about raising the federal minimum wage. At 2:45 pm at the Intramural Sports Building, at least 900 students stood by with bated breath, waiting for Barack Obama to finish his lunch at Zingerman’s. In his …

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President Obama Proposes Increased Minimum Wage to Michigan Students

On April 2, 2014, an enthusiastic group of students from the University of Michigan greeted President Barack Obama on the basketball court of the University’s Intermural Sports Building.  The crowd, consisting of 1,400 University students and administration, Michigan government officials, etc., produced a roar of applause as the President climbed the podium to propose an increase of the federal minimum …

Melanie BoskovichPresident Obama Proposes Increased Minimum Wage to Michigan Students
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Investigation Clears Christie of “Bridgegate”

The investigation into Governor Chris Christie’s role in “Bridgegate” headed by the law firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher has come to the conclusion that the governor had absolutely no knowledge of or involvement in the scandal. The New York Times reported that the probe was commissioned by Christie himself, noting that the firm “has close ties” to the Christie …

Nikki HallenborgInvestigation Clears Christie of “Bridgegate”
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Why President Obama Should Approve Keystone XL

There is currently a heated debate around the proposed Keystone XL expansion – the final stage of a project that began in 2008 and is nearly finished. This article, the second of two articles on the Keystone XL expansion, will explore whether or not the US government should and will approve the Keystone XL expansion. North America is currently in …

Zach WinstonWhy President Obama Should Approve Keystone XL

Why President Obama Should Approve Keystone XL

There is currently a heated debate around the proposed Keystone XL expansion – the final stage of a project that began in 2008 and is nearly finished. This article, the second of two articles on the Keystone XL expansion, will explore whether or not the US government should and will approve the Keystone XL expansion. North America is currently in …

Zach WinstonWhy President Obama Should Approve Keystone XL