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FOOTBALL FALLOUT: STUDENTS PROTEST TO FIRE DAVE BRANDON

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Hundreds of students rallied at the Diag on Tuesday evening to protest Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon in light of his department’s handling of the Shane Morris injury. Morris, who wasn’t taken out of Saturday’s game versus Minnesota despite nearly fainting after taking a brutal hit, is now said to have a “probable, mild concussion.” Now …

Michigan ReviewFOOTBALL FALLOUT: STUDENTS PROTEST TO FIRE DAVE BRANDON
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THE FEDERAL COURTS ARE NOW FOCUSED ON ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION AT THE IRS

In March of 2010, it was discovered that the IRS was subjecting certain organizations applying for tax-exempt status to heightened scrutiny if their ideologies were not consistent with those of the Obama administration. Several months ago, the IRS disclosed that – well after complaints about discriminatory treatment had been lodged and Congressional investigations had been instituted – it had “lost” …

Samuel ShragoTHE FEDERAL COURTS ARE NOW FOCUSED ON ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION AT THE IRS

“What I’m about to tell you… you’re the eleventh person to ever know.”

The chaplain was tired. His eyes, black as ever, looked up and met mine, but the red veins seemed now etched with a concerned curiosity. Shadows sagged beneath them, a purple of weariness. He slipped his feet out of the sandals that hadn’t even been strapped over his feet. He reached his hand up to his temple and took off …

Omar Mahmood“What I’m about to tell you… you’re the eleventh person to ever know.”
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God Save the Union: British Patriotism Remains Strong Despite the Careerist Political Class

Cry God for Harry, England, and St. George. The people of Scotland have decided that the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is to remain a United Kingdom: with 2,001,926 votes in favor of union and 1,617,989 votes in favor of independence. Many reacted gleefully: Daniel Hannan writes in The Telegraph, “I don’t much care at the moment whether …

Editorial BoardGod Save the Union: British Patriotism Remains Strong Despite the Careerist Political Class
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Uber’s Legal Adventures in Ann Arbor

On May 14, Ann Arbor City Attorney Kristen Larcom sent cease and desist letters to Uber and Lyft, two on-demand taxi-like apps, yet four months later, both companies are still operating in Ann Arbor and no one has been prosecuted. For both of these companies, operating in a legal grey-zone is familiar terrain. For example, within the past year many …

Zach WinstonUber’s Legal Adventures in Ann Arbor
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Success or Failure for Apple? We’ll Have to Wait and Watch

On September 9th, swarms of journalists descended onto De Anza College’s campus in Cupertino. De Anza, a large community college, is home to the Flint Center, which was where Steve Jobs unveiled the original Mac in 1984. By choosing such a historically significant venue, Apple seemed to imply that they would be releasing another landmark product. With two new iPhones …

Jonathan RosenhanSuccess or Failure for Apple? We’ll Have to Wait and Watch
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Choose Your Role Model Athletes Wisely

Cheating, racism, domestic violence, homosexuality, and child abuse: all of these issues confront Americans in all facets of both public and private life. Most shockingly though, these important societal issues have been placed at the forefront of the public eye this summer through, of all platforms, sports. Unfortunately, it has been the athletes, teams, and leagues’ role as perpetrators, not …

Steve LampertChoose Your Role Model Athletes Wisely
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The Crisis of the United Nations Human Rights Council

The United Nations has been the target of harsh criticism for electing corrupt governments to its human rights council. One such member government is Turkey, which currently censors the Internet, mistreats protestors, and refuses to investigate its political killings of the indigenous Kurdish population, not to mention its failure even to acknowledge the well-documented genocide against Christian Armenians in th­­­e …

Samuel ShragoThe Crisis of the United Nations Human Rights Council
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How I Evolved on Same-Sex Marriage

Like many Americans, I have changed my mind on same-sex marriage—though my change of mind has gone the opposite way of most. My support for same-sex marriage was early and enthusiastic. In high school I wrote a research paper titled “Gay Marriage as a Constitutional and Human Right.” I was earnest and impassioned, motivated by a desire to see justice …

Ryan ShinkelHow I Evolved on Same-Sex Marriage
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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