Living in Michigan is the best. We have been blessed by Mother Nature to have the best climate in all of the continental United States. I find it to be amazing that I can go into the library to study on a perfectly sunny, 60 degree day, and two hours later I can walk out […]
Traditions define the Michigan experience. From being herded like cattle through the Ingalls Mall fountain as freshman to avoiding the Block M like the plague, one cannot begin to describe the immense role school tradition plays in every student’s life. Yet, inevitably the time must come for closely held traditions to die. This time, Michigan’s […]
“We bow to no man. We bow to no program. We are Michigan.” These words, uttered all season long in the calming cadence of James Earl Jones, linger now as a sardonic mockery of our program’s state of affairs. As Michigan fans, we unrealistically expect greatness in our athletic endeavors, ignoring the staunch unlikelihood […]
To our devoted readers, If you’re anything like myself, over the past year you’ve viewed the news media through oscillating waves of nausea and deep-seated rage. It seems that every time I flip on my television or peek at a news update on my phone, I find myself overwhelmed in my resignation. For many, the […]
It is difficult for me to overstate the impact the last four years here at the University of Michigan have had on me: personally, socially, and intellectually. I grew immensely as a person, learning much about myself that will continue to serve me for the rest of my life. I made lasting friendships and connected […]
On a GroupMe message page designated for the class of 2021, several individuals used racial slurs. This has become a source of controversy and tension. In the chat, several individuals made explicitly racist and derogatory remarks targeting the black community. These messages sparked a strong response by campus activist group “Students 4 Justice,” who are […]
It seemed to take a lawsuit, however, to finally push the university to action. The requested emails were sent to Draplin on Thursday, March 2 – a total of 106 days after the initial request was made.
2016 was an incredible year for Michigan football, even though we did not reach the end results we had all hoped for–a victory in Columbus, a Big Ten championship, and, most importantly, a College Football Playoff bid. But while many experts, including Colin Cowherd and Skip Bayless, agree that Michigan remains one of the best […]