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.
How do current University of Michigan students view the role of religion on the modern college campus? And what are their own experiences in that regard? Some of the adults from my church worried that their children’s faith would be broken once they come to college, what with all the rampant faith shattering atheistic professors […]
Following Trump’s inflammatory remarks and in the wake of the migrant crisis in Europe, what do you make of borders? Are they justified, humane… necessary? Students around campus give their quick takes: Open Border Policies are Foolish A country that cannot maintain the integrity of its own borders and regulate who and what crosses them […]
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 […]
Photo: businessinsider.com Those Who Oppose Kim Davis are the Real Bigots There are multiple issues to unpack in the aftermath of the Kim Davis controversy. A clerk in Rowan County, Kentucky, she refused to issue marriage licenses to a gay couple, maintaining that to do so would violate her conscience and religious liberty as a […]
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.
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 […]