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Monday, November 24, 2014

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From the Daily: A major wake up call

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The department has lost support of fans with its ticket pricing and policy, and the support of sports fans and non-fans alike with its handling of the Gibbons incident and Morris injury. This outcry and negative sentiment cannot be ignored by the Athletic Department, and reparations must be made.

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From the Daily: Unintended consequences

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the rankings are estimable in their creation, producers of college rankings must put forth the effort to provide objective information that coincides with the interests of all parties included.

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From the Daily: An alternative application

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should consider expanding and intensifying its efforts toward poorer areas, and fully commit to the goal of spreading awareness for underprivileged students in a broader context. Comprehensive outreach that includes information about securing financial aid, supplemental after-school curriculums and positive attitudes toward higher education increases success rates of underprivileged students. If universities truly intend on opening their doors to less conventional students, they could start by aiding those of lower socioeconomic status years before applications even begin.

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From the Daily: A painful lesson

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the situation with Morris was a huge mistake, it also serves as a wakeup call for the University and for other schools around the country to prevent repeats of the situation and continue to make player safety a priority. Better concussion protocol is essential for players’ futures, both on the field and off.

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From the Daily: A cohesive strategy

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While the campaign is admirable in its creation, the White House must provide students with tangible solutions, such as the Bipartisan Campus Accountability and Safety Act, in order to actually initiate change.

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From the Daily: Too little, too late

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In order to rectify the situation, the University administration and the Athletic Department must restructure their priorities to include the safety and well-being of student athletes while also keeping the input of all students in mind.

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From the Daily: A private investigation

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The University should expand the resources, such as the SANE program, implement new emergency responses and clarify existing investigation methods.

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