Board of Regents to Spend $10 Million on Already Renovated Multicultural Center

If the new multicultural center truly is for all cultures on campus, then it is for all students to decide its necessity. If, however, the center is not for all cultures to share, then how can the University justify spending $10 million on an exclusionary institution? We must honestly ask ourselves whether we should abandon democracy to spend so much money on this new center.

Mud Bowl Delivers

Swarms of fans packed into the scenic backyard at the corner of South University and Washtenaw Avenue on Saturday morning to witness the 82nd and perhaps most tensely anticipated edition of the Mud Bowl. The host squad, The Flying Eagles, soared to a hard-fought victory in the annual mud-soaked touch football match, as serene conditions and […]

From Turkey to Ann Arbor: A Beautiful Headscarf

To the gentle man, who waved his hand at me from the other side of the street in the autumn of 2004, I hope you read this and remember the Muslim woman with a beautiful headscarf. This letter is to tell you that your courtesy has not been forgotten. On that autumn afternoon, you touched a wounded heart that had been bleeding for twenty-four years. Whoever you are, wherever you are, may God touch your heart too.

SAFE Unveils #UMMolest

Last night, the BDS resolution proposed by Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE) failed to pass Central Student Government for the second year in a row. The proposal petitioned the University to boycott, divest from, and sanction (BDS) companies involved in commercial affairs with Israel. After a long-fought #UMDivest campaign that resulted in 25 […]