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Friday, December 19, 2014

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From the Daily: Policing the police

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the Garner case has proven body cameras alone can’t be expected to solve deeply rooted and systemic issues of police brutality, requiring officers to wear them has been statistically shown to create more accountability on all sides. Therefore, the Ann Arbor Police Department, the University of Michigan Police Department and other law enforcement agencies across the nation should adopt the use of body cameras as the first step in a multi-pronged approach to police reformation.

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From the Daily: Aggregating opportunity

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While there is potential in this technology to create a more personalized student experience, if the University were to implement a similar system, they should be aware of concerns regarding its possible invasiveness into students’ lives.

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From the Daily: Drinking in the open

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

An approach of openness and comprehensive education offers the University the opportunity to shape the futures of Wolverines for years to come.

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From the Daily: More than a minor change

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should be commended for expanding academics to include studies of different identities and it should find more ways to encourage students to take these classes.

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From the Daily: A united approach

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University of Michigan is in a unique position to deal with these controversies: the athletic director is currently undetermined. There is an opportunity to hire a director who is dedicated to protecting and providing for the student-athletes as they deserve; one who is willing to spearhead reform and reach out to other universities to band together — as the Big Ten and Pac Twelve conferences have — to improve the welfare of our student-athletes.

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From the Daily: Athletics over academics

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The NCAA and universities are responsible for their athletes’ educations, and must provide ways to make sure student-athletes aren’t left behind. Student-athletes should be given the chance to succeed and get the most from their college education, while engaging in their respective sports.

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From the Daily: Innovative learning

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

This commitment to engaged learning will allow the student body to reap the benefits that the University has to offer through a comprehensive education across the disciplines. However, the University should continue to develop new ways to incorporate these multidisciplinary instructional methods.

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