2016 was an incredible year for Michigan football, even though we did not reach the end results we had all hoped for–a victory in Columbus, a Big Ten championship, and, most importantly, a College Football Playoff bid. But while many experts, including Colin Cowherd and Skip Bayless, agree that Michigan remains one of the best […]
In what was billed by the media as the next “Game of the Century”, Michigan unfortunately fell flat yet again, losing to head coach Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes for the fifth consecutive year. The overtime loss — a first for the series — eliminated the Wolverines from competing for the Big Ten title, and all but […]
As Michigan Football starts the season 5-0, sports writer Jake Thorne dives into the highs and lows of the year so far. Courtesy of ESPN As a sports writer, I love dissecting and analyzing college football’s most closely contested matchups, and this past week was no exception. With third ranked Louisville falling to Clemson in the […]
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, […]
With “divest” movements spreading across the country and gaining momentum at U-M, Dr. Pierre Desrochers visited the University to present an alternative look at fossil fuels. There’s more trees and animals on the planet today than ever before thanks to fossil fuels, a professor told a room full of University of Michigan students Wednesday. Many assign […]
What then is the future, the road ahead, for Michigan Basketball? Simply put, there is work to be done, but we have the tools to succeed. Watching the team at both its best and worse throughout the year, I saw the potential next year’s team will have. And it all starts with the fundamentals.
Support for “democratic socialism” is growing on campuses across the country. With so many students caught up in Bernie fever, this seems like an appropriate time to bring some diversity to the conversation—some intellectual diversity.
Instead of implementing laws that damage individuals, families and communities the government should take the realistic approach to drug use based in harm reduction of legalization. Not only would this be a financially pragmatic decision but it would also result in better health outcomes for citizens and align with the American principles of individual liberty and freedom.