Letters to the editor
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.
BY MARION BERGER AND MARISSA SOLOMON
On Dec. 7, members of The Divest and Invest Campaign will be taking a Toxic Tour of Detroit, and we request that you join us.
BY CHARLES VINK
There will always be, and should always be, courses that are difficult not for the sake of difficulty but for the sake of preparing students for problems they are more likely to encounter outside of their undergraduate education.
BY TODD SEVIG
I urge all of us to create a caring community and to do something to help support this focus on men’s health and to make it easier for men to ask for help.
BY ROBERT HAVEY
While I agree with Charara that awareness of the misuse of language in politics is essential, she seems to be unaware of her ironic use of stock political phrases in place of actual evidence or argument.
BY TREVOR DOLAN
Election Day is our opportunity to voice our progressive values. The Democratic candidates have proven to be allies of students and rely on our support in elections.
BY IAN MATCHET AND LIZ DELISLE RODRIGUES AND ISMAIL ALI
We respectfully request that the University take the opportunity to strengthen the Presidential Search Advisory Committee by including members who are undergraduates, graduate students, non-tenured instructors and staff.
BY DAVID ABLAUF
That said, background checks of all kinds — whether handled personally, by coaches or through database reviews — are important, but they are just one way to keep kids safe. A multilayered effort is needed, and that’s what we have in place.
BY ZACHARY ROBOCK
By offering season ticket refunds, the Athletic Department is tacitly acknowledging that they broke the rules when they materially changed the ticketholder agreement after the time of sale. But refunding my $200 does not put me back where I started six months ago.
Letters to the editor
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