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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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From the Daily: Moving ‘forward’ again

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In the State of the Union, Obama discussed his efforts to improve the educational accessibility for all students, make higher education more affordable and a plan to assist a bankrupt Detroit. Stating these issues is one thing, but we must hold Obama to his word as he goes forward in his second term.

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From the Daily: A suspect separation

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While it is commendable that the University succeeded in punishing Gibbons for violating the Student Sexual Misconduct Policy, there are serious questions that the school needs to answer.

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From the Daily: Fueling Detroit's comeback

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

By allotting this money to the city, Snyder is crossing party lines and showing the rest of the state that Detroit is worth the investment.

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From the Daily: Eager for a challenge

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

While his background makes him a qualified candidate for the University presidency, Schlissel has many challenges ahead.

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From the Daily: BSU deserves action

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Pollack’s e-mail claims the University is listening to the concerns of underrepresented minority students at the University, while admitting “there are times we have not lived up to our highest aspirations” in regard to diversity. The fact that the e-mail was sent in the first place shows campaigns such as #BBUM are effective in gaining administrative attention, and have the potential to result in real change.

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From the Daily: Yale blues(book)

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Instead of shutting down a website that only enhances the academic experience, Yale should work to develop sites that better resemble the user-friendly system students preferred. Using YBB+ as an example, the University of Michigan should be working with students to create a website that provides more comprehensive information on courses and instructor evaluations.

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From the Daily: Rethink Greek

BY THE MICHIGAN DAILY

In order to promote acceptance, tolerance, safety and inclusivity on campus, the Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council should seek to revise its own recruitment and social systems.

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