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Students Work to Reform Medical Amnesty Policy

In a recent push to improve campus safety, one group of students is working to expand the University of Michigan’s current medical amnesty policy to cover students seeking medical assistance in instances involving drug use as well as alcohol. Medical amnesty laws provide legal protection to individuals who seek medical attention in life-threatening situations where they would otherwise face prosecution. …

Erin DunneStudents Work to Reform Medical Amnesty Policy
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Stopped in its Tracks: Proposed Detroit-Ann Arbor-Howell Railway Causes Controversy

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s plan to implement a railway system to connect Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Howell has stopped in its tracks. Beginning in 2010, the Department of Transportation leased twenty-three passenger rail cars from Great Lakes Central Railroad.  The vacant cars, which emerged in the 1950s and 1960s, were to be utilized on a railroad track from Detroit …

Melanie BoskovichStopped in its Tracks: Proposed Detroit-Ann Arbor-Howell Railway Causes Controversy
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“Activism” Class at University of Michigan Teaches Capitalism Should Be “Overthrown”

A textbook used for an “activism” class at the University of Michigan teaches that capitalism should be “overthrown” – claiming “capitalism means waste, poverty, ecological degradation, dispossession, inequality, exploitation, imperialism, war and violence.” The textbook, “Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution,” is assigned as mandatory reading for “Organizational Studies 203: Activism,” a class at the public university that pledges to …

Hunter Swogger“Activism” Class at University of Michigan Teaches Capitalism Should Be “Overthrown”
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Conservative Speakers Not Welcome in Grosse Pointe Schools

School administrators in Grosse Pointe, Michigan are not welcoming Lt. Col. Allen West or Dr. Ben Carson to speak to the student body. The administration at Grosse Pointe North High School has blocked the requests from the Young Americans for Freedom chapter to bring Allen West to campus for a lecture, claiming it would disrupt learning; similarly, the administration at …

Grant StroblConservative Speakers Not Welcome in Grosse Pointe Schools
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The Victims of Daesh: Its Fighters and Hostages

Jihadi John is the moniker of one of the most notorious members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. He appears in videos that involve the beheading of foreign hostages such as James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Kenji Goto. One of his most striking features does not lie in his external appearance of wearing a black balaclava or wielding …

Kevin LiuThe Victims of Daesh: Its Fighters and Hostages
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Supreme Court to Decide Important Case on the Affordable Care Act

On March 3, 2015, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal in a case styled King v. Burwell that could have a large impact on the Affordable Care and Patient Protection Act (commonly referred to as “Obamacare” or “ACA”). At issue in this case and others pending before the lower federal courts, is an IRS regulation authorizing the federal government …

Samuel ShragoSupreme Court to Decide Important Case on the Affordable Care Act
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Homecoming: Harbaugh Hired as New Head Coach

After weeks of speculation, the search is over.  At a press conference today, interim athletic director Jim Hackett announced that former San Francisco 49er’s coach Jim Harbaugh has been hired as the new head coach of the Michigan football team.  While Hackett did not go into specifics, Harbaugh has agreed to a seven year contract with the University for approximately …

Jake ThorneHomecoming: Harbaugh Hired as New Head Coach
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Die-In Demonstration: Style over Substance, Divided by Race

A couple hundred University of Michigan students staged a “die-in” protest Wednesday afternoon, laying down on the diag for approximately an hour, impeding other students trying to get to and from class on the final day of classes. The protest was in response to the highly publicized police incidents of the last few months, including those of Michael Brown in …

Hunter SwoggerDie-In Demonstration: Style over Substance, Divided by Race

VIDEO: Disgruntled Students Vandalize Review Columnist’s Apartment

Omar Mahmood, a Michigan Review columnist, reported that the doorway of his apartment had been vandalized with eggs, hot dogs, and disparaging notes on Friday night. Several of the notes, sporting interesting captions like “Everyone hates you, you violent prick!” were written on copies of Mr. Mahmood’s controversial editorial, Do the Left Thing, that subsequently resulted in Mahmood’s suspension from …

Michigan ReviewVIDEO: Disgruntled Students Vandalize Review Columnist’s Apartment
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Former Wolverine in Bankruptcy

On November 20th, former Michigan hockey player, Jack Johnson, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, despite his multi-million dollar salary playing for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League.  The Columbus Dispatch claims that Johnson reported only $50,000 in assets against an astounding $15 million dollars in debt.  What’s even crazier about this bankruptcy story is that Johnson didn’t …

Jake ThorneFormer Wolverine in Bankruptcy