Dr. Fauci Needs to Look in the Mirror

On May 7, the University of Michigan hosted a “Comeback Ceremony” for members of the Class of 2020, who were robbed of a commencement two years ago due to regulations imposed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Headlining the ceremony was Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases and public […]

A-Maize-ing Space

How The Michigan Astronomy Department Contributed to the Greatest Development in Space Technology of the 21st Century It’s no surprise that as the number one public research university, the University of Michigan has been a dominant force in space science development throughout the 21st century. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), launched at the end […]

Michigan’s Mask Mandate Repeal Falls Flat

On March 10, the University of Michigan announced that starting on March 14 it would be partially repealing the mask mandate that had been in place since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March 14, masks have been optional in most indoor spaces on every University of Michigan campus with the exceptions of “classrooms […]

Compliance Over Science

Michigan’s Ross School of Business recently released guidelines for students who are non-compliant with the university’s vaccine and booster mandates. Students who have at least one semester more of their college experience will not be allowed to register for classes that they need to graduate if they have not yet completed their series or been […]

In Defense of Schlissel

Mark Schlissel, President of the University of Michigan since 2014, was recently terminated by the Board of Regents for being “involved in an inappropriate relationship with a University employee.”  Schlissel, who was deeply unpopular among a large segment of Michigan students, was removed with immediate effect. The Board released a veritable treasure trove of email […]

Why I Won’t Miss Schliss

Former President Mark Schissel’s surprise downfall sent shockwaves through campus Saturday evening, and left many wondering how his now-obvious inappropriate relationship went unnoticed for so long. Still, others reflected on the situation through meme pages, fan-fiction articles, and merchandising opportunities. The celebrations outside of the President’s House on January 15th attest to the popular sentiment […]