The College of LSA has many introductory courses meant to help students navigate their way through school. Many of these are ALA courses, usually targeted towards first-year and transfer students. These classes tend to aim at helping students in making the most of their LSA education. Therefore, they should be introductory and unbiased, not including […]
It is hard to articulate just how magical and exciting football Saturday is. I will never forget that first Saturday, 110,000 fans screaming as our fearless classmates went to war. We laughed, we screamed, we cried, and we bonded together. It was truly an experience unlike any other, something impossible not to love. Sports have […]
Last Thursday, President Mark Schlissel alongside several members of the Board of Regents announced the “Go Blue Guarantee”, promising well-needed financial support for some of Michigan’s lower income families. The guarantee ensures that in-state students whose family incomes fall at or below $65,000 per year receive a full-tuition scholarship for the entirety of their time […]
Racial preferences in college admissions are always a contentious topic. Liberals tend to view affirmative action as a way to fix the systemic inequalities resulting from our country’s legacy of racial oppression. On the other hand. Conservatives view affirmative action as overtly racist because it gives one group an unearned advantage over another. I find […]
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 […]
All in all, Michigan should count themselves lucky, as their loss may not even matter in the long run. With both Clemson and Washington falling as well to unranked opponents, Michigan’s chances of making it back to playoff contention still remain strong. Amongst the volatility and unpredictable nature of the College Football Playoff rankings, Michigan’s […]
Let’s face it fellow college football fans—since its inaugural season last year, the college football playoff has undermined and stolen the postseason thrill from the traditional BCS format. Unless it is your team or school, nobody pays attention to the teams included in BCS bowl games anymore. With the new kid in town, sports fans across America have made the transition to a more thrilling, nerve racking college football playoff format.