A Fond Farewell

Nearly four years ago today, a meek and uninspired caricature of myself stumbled into his first ever meeting with the Michigan Review, hoping to find a welcoming community through which he could vent his frustrations into the ether of campus reporting.  What he found instead was an admittedly lackluster gathering of only six or seven […]

High School Student Invited to Guest Lecture for Advanced Physical and Computational Chemistry Course

University of Michigan Professor of Chemistry Smol Molikyoos, who teaches advanced quantum chemical computational methods, was recently stumped by the dilemma of having to explain advanced chemical concepts only a professor would know how to explain to his class. Inspired by the willingness of fully-grown adults with actual university degrees to seek the gun policy […]

How to Stop Richard Spencer

A familiar scene characterized Richard Spencer’s recent visit to Michigan State University: violence erupted between anti-fascist activists and white supremacists at the MSU Pavilion for Agriculture and Livestock Education. Over 500 protesters mobilized to confront attendees as they arrived for the event. Protesters attempted to block Spencer’s supporters from entering the venue and physical violence […]

‘Just Mercy’ Author: The U.S. Should Be More ‘Shameful’ of Slavery, Segregation, Genocide of Native Americans

On March 7, civil rights lawyer and criminal justice reform advocate, Bryan Stevenson, received the 25th Wallenberg Medal from the University of Michigan. The Wallenberg Medal recognizes individuals for their humanitarian work. Elie Wiesel, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Congressman John Lewis are included among past recipients. During the award ceremony, Stevenson was commended for his […]

Is U-M’s Students4Justice Demanding a Segregated Space on Campus?

In response to racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to College of Engineering students last week, Students4Justice, a student organization at the University of Michigan, coordinated a sit-in at the Michigan Union on February 9. The sit-in sought to bring attention to the organization’s list of demands for the University, which criticizes the school’s “dedication to […]