This post was originally featured on The College Fix Feminist scholar Dr. Jina Kim seeks to redeem the image of the “Welfare Queen” that she claims has been exaggerated to reduce support for poor minorities. Kim, in a speech earlier this month at the University of Michigan, where she earned her doctorate, argued that the […]
In response to racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to College of Engineering students last week, Students4Justice, a student organization at the University of Michigan, coordinated a sit-in at the Michigan Union on February 9. The sit-in sought to bring attention to the organization’s list of demands for the University, which criticizes the school’s “dedication to […]
On Tuesday, February 7, a talk entitled “What Does It Mean To Be Human?” drew thousands to Hill Auditorium, filling the venue to capacity. Mr. Abdu Murray and Dr. Ravi Zacharias, both Christians, endeavored to defend the Judeo-Christian notion of human dignity. Both noted that even ardent secularists were beginning to realize the impossibility of […]
While the name of the event would imply a simple focus on the rights of women, protesters called for action on climate change, amnesty and protection of immigrants, and provision of universal healthcare.
Thousands of people gathered in downtown Ann Arbor on the afternoon of Saturday, January 21, as part of a nationwide Women’s March.
The theft, presumably by protesters, seemingly confirmed to theme of the event: the threat of liberal censorship.
On September 22, University of Michigan students had the opportunity to hear two guest lecturers, Dr. Denis Mukwege and Michael Ramsdell, explain the difficulty of capturing the attention of the West and finding resources to eliminate recurring human rights abuses.
On November 16, the Ford School of Public Policy hosted a symposium in honor of Rev. Jesse Jackson, which included a keynote address by the civil rights leader. The talk, titled “What’s next for us: Hope and reflection,” discussed the challenges facing our country following the November 8 election results. One key point of concern […]
My hope is that this election teaches progressives that demonizing all white people, or all men, or all Christians is repugnant—not to mention horribly ineffective if your goal is to win elections.
On November 15, Central Student Government rejected a resolution that called upon the University to “Divest from Socially Irresponsible Companies that Violate Palestinian Human Rights” in a 34-13 vote. The resolution, which was proposed by the campus organization, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality, stipulated that the University establish an ad-hoc committee that would investigate […]
ANN ARBOR, MI – Last week, the Bicentennial Commencement Committee debated replacing both the keynote and student commencement speakers for the Winter 2017 Commencement with a video montage of speeches from past years. Since that time, the Commencement Committee has revised the plan, and they are now considering featuring ten “celebrity speakers” who would talk […]