The theft, presumably by protesters, seemingly confirmed to theme of the event: the threat of liberal censorship.
Michigan students have a message for Ohio State University: “Fuck OSU.” The three story tall message, spelled out in lit up windows, appeared late on Monday night on the street facing side of Mary Markley Residence Hall, a freshman dorm. The coordinated effort by the residents involved working with all of the rooms facing the […]
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election earlier this week, America’s overwhelmingly liberal college campuses have been struggling to come to terms with the President-elect. Administrators and professors, many of whom were shocked by the results of the election themselves, immediately moved to offer support to students and colleagues who were distraught by Trump’s victory. […]
On the same day that Barack Obama was campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Ann Arbor, a “Trump Train,” a caravan with loudspeakers, a float and plenty of American flags rolled by. (Video produced by Sara Otto.) In Ann Arbor, which is expected to overwhelmingly support Clinton and other Democrats in tomorrow’s election, most students seemed […]
Free speech is not merely a political tool of the “right” or the “left” but rather an integral civil liberty necessary for an informed, democratic society that seeks social progress. Casting free speech and the First Amendment as opposed to social justice limits the ability of activists to push for change and separates two causes […]
While condemning racism and discrimination ought to be the steadfast position of any university administration, the phrasing used by University administrators suggests administrative approval for removal of posters and other signs that students dislike or find offensive. Even such tacit approval of censorship is contrary to the very idea of freedom of speech. On Monday, […]
While the majority of students are out of town for the summer, the Ann Arbor City Council has been busy coming up with ways to push students and other Ann Arbor residents towards making healthy choices – namely by raising the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Fetlife, which functions similarly to Facebook, boasts millions of accounts and allows users to maintain personal profiles, add friends, create groups and organize events — all with a focus on the BDSM lifestyle.
Many college students and Americans have a less than through understanding of the protections afforded by the First Amendment.
More childish than the medium, however, are the messages themselves, which were clearly calculated to be provocative rather than representative of real beliefs. Indeed, the individuals that have been seen around campus sporting “Make America Great Again” hats also happen to be those contributing least to any meaningful dialogue.