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 […]
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 […]
As Michigan Football starts the season 5-0, sports writer Jake Thorne dives into the highs and lows of the year so far. Courtesy of ESPN As a sports writer, I love dissecting and analyzing college football’s most closely contested matchups, and this past week was no exception. With third ranked Louisville falling to Clemson in the […]
While condemning racism and discrimination ought to be the steadfast position of any university administration, the phrasing used by University administrators suggests administrative approval for removal of posters and other signs that students dislike or find offensive. Even such tacit approval of censorship is contrary to the very idea of freedom of speech. On Monday, […]
Say what you will, but your parents sent you off to college because they’re anxious to get you out of their house. They now have an “empty nest,” as parent-aged peoples call it, and you have free reign to do as you will. To account for what’s surely parental guilt, Bob and Deb probably gave ya an “emergency” credit card.
As you begin your classes at the University of Michigan this fall, you are likely to be bombarded with words like “privilege,” “identity,” and “oppression.” While these might seem innocuous enough — and the first time year hear them you might even pause to think about your privilege and identity — you will soon realize that these words mean that you (white, male, not poor, attractive, able to walk … whatever “identity” that you hold) are not welcome in this circle, that club, or that council.
They only tore up a couple ski resorts, put out a video of an orgy, and roofied girls’ drinks. Come on, Schlissel. Let’s not spoil the fun. Since Schlissel has taken office, nearly every house on campus has either been kicked off or suffered some sort of consequence. A total of 4 houses have been […]
With “divest” movements spreading across the country and gaining momentum at U-M, Dr. Pierre Desrochers visited the University to present an alternative look at fossil fuels. There’s more trees and animals on the planet today than ever before thanks to fossil fuels, a professor told a room full of University of Michigan students Wednesday. Many assign […]