There are many values of the average conservative that used to be cornerstones of the United States. Our country was founded with religious ideals in mind, as explained by John Adams: “We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion….Our Constitution was made only for a […]
UM Opera “Figaro” Closes on a High Note! — But Why Should We Care?
One of the top music schools in the country, the UM School of Music, Theater, and Dance (SMTD) served up two weekend specials of virtuosic musicianship – seasoned with clever scenery and drizzled in imaginative lighting. The Lydia Mendelssohn Theater was packed on Sunday’s valedictory performance of Mozart’s “The Marriage of Figaro,” and was a […]
Do You Hear the People Scream?
Do you hear it? The sounds of disgruntled masses, yearning for their voices to be heard? A campus rocked to its core by divisiveness and violence? With the fall semester comes the return of politically-charged protests on campus. In my years here, protests have become yet another part of everyday life in Ann Arbor. However, […]
Songs for the Summer
With summer having finally arrived, The Michigan Review proudly presents some of our “Songs for the Summer”, as presented by our staff writers. Jake Thorne: “La Grange” by ZZ Top (1973) While its official commencement remains set in stone on calendars, the real beginning of a Michigan summer remains up to interpretation. For some, the mere blooming […]
Is it a Game of Thrones?
I do not disagree that the ROK’s demands and policies are radical and I do not endorse their practices in any way whatsoever. But it’s high time we acknowledge that there are two ends of the spectrum, and if we can accept radical feminists in our society, we have to be able to accept radical “meninists”.