While the name of the event would imply a simple focus on the rights of women, protesters called for action on climate change, amnesty and protection of immigrants, and provision of universal healthcare.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s election earlier this week, America’s overwhelmingly liberal college campuses have been struggling to come to terms with the President-elect. Administrators and professors, many of whom were shocked by the results of the election themselves, immediately moved to offer support to students and colleagues who were distraught by Trump’s victory. […]
Free speech is not merely a political tool of the “right” or the “left” but rather an integral civil liberty necessary for an informed, democratic society that seeks social progress. Casting free speech and the First Amendment as opposed to social justice limits the ability of activists to push for change and separates two causes […]
The University of Michigan continued to struggle with its official position on sexuality, snow and freedom of expression when a Hall Director reported a giant snow penis as a bias-incident. Apparently the confluence of these three much discussed topics was too much to go undocumented.
Michigan Football seems to be on track to return to its former glory, and the 2016 class looks to add to this legacy. From offensive weapons to defensive titans, this class has it all–including a potential for growth amongst the few quarterbacks signed.
‘Lighten up, buttercup’ – special snowflakes on campus need to learn how to take a joke Humor is dying on campus – and it isn’t funny. Increasingly, jokes can’t be told, or laughed at – at least not without fearing backlash or a verbal lashing from the campus thought police. As the old saying goes: […]
Contra rallies in the Diag, not all of the students at the University of Michigan want Dave Brandon fired. I did not sign the petition calling for his dismissal nor did I participate in the protest calling for his termination, because both measures are imprudent, if not extreme, measures (Coach Hoke is another story). Although […]
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Hundreds of students rallied at the Diag on Tuesday evening to protest Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon in light of his department’s handling of the Shane Morris injury. Morris, who wasn’t taken out of Saturday’s game versus Minnesota despite nearly fainting after taking a brutal hit, is now said to have […]
Picture source: http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2014/01/university_of_michigan_picks_n.html After months of anticipation, the University of Michigan announced its new president on January 24, 2014. Mark Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D., will serve as the 14th president of the University beginning July 1, 2014. Schlissel comes to the University of Michigan after serving as provost of Brown University from 2011 to 2014. His notable […]