Letters to the editor
BY LYNN HALTON
As a society, we have become too complacent and do not step up to help others. When you see someone get hurt in front of you, why don’t you take action? I know it is scary to get involved, but someone’s life may be on the line, and you can make a difference.
BY SUSAN TODD
Many believe the solution to education reform lies in the adoption of the Common Core Standards, but that may not be the best solution for Michigan
BY IMRAN MOHAMEDSHA
To what extent will the University honor our donors? Will we stop at naming rights, or will we undergo self-censorship in order not to offend the “donors”, who might pull the plug?
BY MICHIGAN ALUMNI
University alumni react to the handling of sophomore quarterback Shane Morris' helmet-to-helmet hit in Saturday's game against Minnesota.
BY ARI SCHOENBURG AND MAX LEDERSNAIDER
In November 2012, we, J Street, stood on the Diag and held a vigil. Recent violence in Israel and Gaza left us feeling saddened and frustrated. Palestinians and Israelis were dying, and we mourned. We held up flags, we lit candles and we commemorated the lives lost and the families torn apart.
After a resurgence of violence this summer, we remain frustrated. With heavy hearts and determined minds, we are once more hosting a vigil on the Diag this Monday at 9 p.m.
BY RYAN BARTHOLOMEW
Students that park their bicycles on accessible ramps are not doing so maliciously. Rather, they just aren’t putting themselves in the shoes of the students that necessitate the use of these accessible ramps.
BY TIFFANY J. HUANG
The recent editorial, “Prioritizing minors’ health,” takes a wrongheaded approach to uncertainty in public health research. While it correctly acknowledges that more research is needed on the long-term health effects of e-cigarettes, it wrongly asserts that e-cigarettes can end dependence on tobacco.
BY BRYSON NITTA
I agree with Mr. Brennan that the code must be reformed. But I hope that he will also agree that while no election is perfect, this year’s election is a step forward in creating confidence in CSG elections.
BY MICHAEL BRENNER
In the real world, representatives are not required to take up every issue citizens wish to be placed on the agenda. That is particularly true when, as with divestment, student government has little power, and empty resolutions of support can only lead to further societal polarization.
BY BRIAN JOHNIDES
The CSG’s relinquishment of its duties, thinly veiled as a decision, and its subsequent indefinite shelving of the divestment issue, is ludicrous. But worst of all, it is completely insulting to the students for whom it exists to represent.
Letters to the editor
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