Letters to the editor
BY ERIN KWEDERIS
The response has underscored the support for sexual assault survivors on this campus, but the University’s support is less clear. Without more explanation for the University’s four-year timeline, it seems reasonable to ask: what message does this send to women on campus?
BY ALA ALSAIDY
To say I am disappointed with how the University handled the sexual assault accusations against former kicker Brendan Gibbons would be a massive understatement. I have never been more ashamed of the University I have so long proudly called my own.
BY CELIA RHOADS
Until this administration offers a full explanation of its actions and takes necessary steps to remedy its plainly defective sexual assault procedures, I plan to withhold financial support from the University and will not return to campus.
BY KATIE KOZIARA
As a moderately conservative female at the University of Michigan, I am oftentimes isolated from my peers. The GOPs remarks only empower Republican leadership to continue marginalizing females, leaving my comrades and me to continue fighting the War on Women alone.
BY DAVID WATNICK AND WILLIAM PETRICH
The decision to cancel classes is a betrayal to recent graduates who proudly recall braving temperatures significantly below zero on their way to classes in February 2007 and February 2009. This is a yellow decision by the Maize and Blue.
BY KALEAH MABIN
Criminalizing this group of Black activists shows that everyone, especially the University of Michigan, has a lot of work to do in the social justice department.
BY MARISSA SOLOMON
I hope Snyder will discuss tangible and strong energy proposals during the coming months with Michigan’s environment, youth and our future in mind.
BY BRAD SUGAR
The stunt pulled by SAFE this past week demonstrates that unfortunately, not much has changed in the anti-Israel camp at UM in this same period of time. Fear mongering, bully tactics and shock theater are no substitute for real dialogue or progress.
BY JEREMY KEENEY
In October, a University of Michigan law student represented himself in court and successfully argued that the judge should dismiss his $25 parking citation.
BY BLAIR SUCHER
After reading through some of the thousands of #BBUM tweets, I’ve been challenged to think about what being white at the University of Michigan means to me.
Letters to the editor
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