Dear University of Michigan Freshmen, You’ve been told a lie most of your life. The lie is this: get good grades in highschool, put in some community service, do a sport or a musical instrument, get into a good college, and you’re guaranteed success in life. That could have been true at one point, but […]
New updates have recently come out (no, Jake is still a balding prick) that shed some more light on yesterday’s story. 1) I received an anonymous email that linked me to the new Jake Croman “fan page.” A bit much, in my opinion. As a libertarian, I think private policing mechanism like social ostracism are a […]
Observe the shameless laziness and callous disrespect and then remember that this is a student at one of the top ranked universities in the world. A video has been making rounds today that, if not in substance, in essence captures the character of the “leaders and best” very nicely. The video shows a group of […]
Our Politics Editor Deion Kathawa and Campus Editor Erin Dunne debate drug policy. Deion believes that drugs should be illegal, while Erin believes they should all be legal. “The solution to racist drug policing is not to throw out the baby with the bath water, it is to fix the racist system.” – Deion Kathawa […]
Face-to-face meeting with the Chinese top leader is one of Ma’s final dreams in his “one-China” career, and what he believes to be a peak moment marking his legacy.
But Mr. Ma’s legacy is nothing but a disaster to Taiwan, even to his Kuomintang, a pro-unification party which still makes Chinese nationalism its top principle.
The Michigan Daily released an op-ed last week stating their support of the Divest and Invest Campaign’s agenda for the University to divest from fossil fuels. Originally, I was going to pick this op-ed apart line by line, but upon actually reading it I discovered that it was full of vacuous platitudes that aren’t worth […]
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? Constantine Nolan 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 […]
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 […]
Here’s an inconvenient truth: college degrees don’t mean as much as they used to. More and more, young people are pursuing faster, cheaper alternatives. Former UM student Derek Magill, Director of Digital Strategy at Praxis and speaker at the 2015 Michigan Students for Liberty Regional conference, is doing just that. About a year and half ago, Derek, frustrated […]
Alternatives to higher education have been getting more and more coverage recently, and with good reason. The average college student who graduated in 2015 has roughly $35,000 in debt, the amount of learning students are actually gaining during their four years is dubious, and companies are increasingly looking for skills and experiences that the average person doesn’t […]