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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

Rising Tensions in Jerusalem

Two Jewish seminary students were stabbed by Arab attackers in what police are calling the latest string of violence in the Old City of Jerusalem. Following the assault, three suspects have been apprehended as the victims are being treated in a nearby hospital, with one in serious condition and the other with light injuries. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arranged …

Samuel ShragoRising Tensions in Jerusalem

Even ‘SNL’ Mocks Obama’s Unilateral Immigration Reform

Schoolhouse Rock just became relevant for the first time since elementary school. Watch Saturday Night Live call out President Obama for circumventing the entire legislative process with his recent executive action on immigration.

Michigan ReviewEven ‘SNL’ Mocks Obama’s Unilateral Immigration Reform
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ELECTION 2014: OBAMA POLICIES GET FAILING GRADE AS REPUBLICANS SWEEP CONGRESS

The 2014 elections have proven to be a referendum on President Obama. He gets an F. The GOP has swept the election, and not only in the Senate. Republicans gained nine seats in the House, according to Real Clear Politics, with more likely to come. In the Senate, the GOP has gained seats in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Montana, North …

Derek DraplinELECTION 2014: OBAMA POLICIES GET FAILING GRADE AS REPUBLICANS SWEEP CONGRESS
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Donate Blood, Save Three Lives, and Beat OSU!

The Michigan vs. Ohio State Blood Battle is an annual event that pits two bitter rivals against one other in an effort to see which school can donate more blood. Since beginning in 1982, The Blood Battle has grown into one of the largest blood competitions in the country with more than 2,500 donations given on each campus alone. Since …

Jonathan RosenhanDonate Blood, Save Three Lives, and Beat OSU!
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Snyder Re-Elected, GOP Dominates Midterm Election

After a hard fought campaign, incumbent Rick Snyder defeated Democrat and opponent Mark Schauer in the 2014 gubernatorial election.  Snyder won another term in Lansing with 51% of the popular vote, while Schauer trailed behind with 47%. “I want to say thank you to all of Michigan,” Snyder commented after Schauer conceded late Tuesday night.  “When we come together we …

Michigan ReviewSnyder Re-Elected, GOP Dominates Midterm Election
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Dave Brandon Steps Down as AD

The people are finally getting what they want. On Friday October 31st, President Mark Schlissel announced that Dave Brandon had resigned as athletic director at the University of Michigan. Schlissel has named former Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as the interim athletic director in the wake of Brandon’s resignation. Schlissel’s initial statement was firm and clear. “Dave feels that it would …

Steve LampertDave Brandon Steps Down as AD
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Leaders and Best? Michigan Football’s Latest Episode Has Many Questioning Those In Charge

Starting any football season at Michigan with a 2-3 record would normally cause enough chaos to make the leaders of the Michigan athletic department endure sleepless nights without question. With Michigan trailing 27-7 into the 4th quarter of their contest against Minnesota, it was clear that coach Brady Hoke and potentially even athletic director Dave Brandon would have to endure …

Steve LampertLeaders and Best? Michigan Football’s Latest Episode Has Many Questioning Those In Charge