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The Statement

In The Statement

Nominate your Student of the Year 2013-2014

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

Tell us who you think made a difference this year and why we should share their story.

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Visual Statement: Relentless Rowing

BY LUNA ARCHEY

We’re not Denard Robinson or Mitch McGary. There’s no chance of being recognized in class, and if we happened to wear a Michigan Rowing shirt the typical response is, “Oh, I know someone that was on the rowing team,” or, “That’s a varsity sport?”

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The Statement magazine: Lifting the Burden

Cover by Amy Mackens and Ruby Wallau

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

The Statement magazine looks at the culture of sports on campus, including gender equality and homosexuality among student athletes.

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Emerging from the shadows: LGBT life in the locker room

BY JAKE LOURIM

In 2005, Stephanie Hoyer came east from Englewood, Colo., to one of the biggest college athletic programs in the country. She practiced field hockey in the shadows of Michigan Stadium, and in world-class facilities named after legends like Schembechler and Yost and Crisler and Oosterbaan.

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Beyond obligation: Gender equality in sports reaches home stretch

BY ZACH SHAW

More than four decades after Title IX, the push for gender equality in sports has reached the complicated, difficult final stretch.

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Personal Statement: Party's over, now what?

BY KATIE STEEN

I remember the day I first moved to Ann Arbor. It was a very typical, almost archetypal University of Michigan “freshman” experience.

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Ann Arbor Affairs: Falling in friend-love with you

BY SUNDAI JOHNSON

I moved through those soft, moist bodies with friendly, inebriated smiles that tend to occupy those kinds of spaces, and on the other side, I found him.

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The Statement magazine: Quiet victors

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

The Statement magazine explore the stories of the staff at the University.

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The third culture kid: Between homelands

BY RACHEL PREMACK

The term “third culture kid” is new and somewhat unknown. Coined in the 1950s, it’s defined as a child who experienced a “significant part of his or her developmental years outside the parents’ culture” and as a result does not identify completely with any one culture.

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Shifting the spotlight: how staff shape the ‘U’

BY SAM GRINGLAS

People call them Michigan Men. From a tract of wilderness, they molded one of the nation’s premier institutions of higher education. Even today their names grace the University’s academic temples of stone and brick, tangible markers of the triumph they left behind.

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Campus Mechanics: You are the trend

BY AMRUTHA SIVAKUMAR

In the fall of 2010, I did everything I could to stand out.

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Personal Statement: That sexy sweater

BY MAX RADWIN

It was the kind of morning I would have missed 99 times out of 100, but the fact that I should have missed it, but didn’t, is what makes it so miraculous.

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The Statement magazine: Weighed down, pushing back

Cover by Alicia Kovalcheck and Amy Mackens

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

The Statement magazine looks at the racial climate at the University.

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What is being Black at the University?

Amy Mackens/ Daily

BY WILL GREENBERG

For many Black students at the University, the truth is there is an extra layer to their experience: a specific racial consciousness that hangs over the community.

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Rushing your roots: Minority Greek life at the 'U'

BY EMMA KERR

For students of color, the Greek life experience can provide a community where cultural roots are shared and celebrated. Yet the barriers that separate students racially within Greek Life on campus are also unwritten and unacknowledged.

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