Letters to the editor
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.
BY ELI TEMKIN
I'm disappointed by this policy. The University of Michigan is a wonderful academic institution. The fact that it is also a great basketball school shouldn’t threaten the University’s academic focus.
BY CARLY MANES
We further contend that some of the rhetorical strategies deployed in the resources provided by The Planned Parenthood Project at yesterday’s demonstration illustrate blind spots in the contemporary abortion debate.
BY JOHN RAMSBURGH
Simply put, the economics simply don’t support nuclear energy, despite efforts by those who back nuclear to load the policy dice.
BY AUDREY JACKSON
Being a woman of color with staying power at Michigan requires some sacrifice.
BY MATT NOLAN
I urge the Board of Regents (three of whom were on the board in 2001) to reconsider this decision and appoint a current student to the PSAC.
BY JEFF BARNES
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency applauds the University of Michigan Board of Regents for their decision to grant in-state tuition to anyone who serves in the military or was honorably discharged, regardless of the student’s state of origin. Offering military members and veterans from across the nation the ability to attend the University at in-state tuition rates will help both the University and our state attract the talent Michigan needs to build a thriving economy.
BY KATHERINE (MURKOWSKI) STEFFY
After my parents, my boyfriend-turned-fiancé-turned-spouse and I paid your university $141,466.32 to shape me into a confident, capable, and self-sufficient young woman, it would be much appreciated if your organization believed that a confident, capable self-sufficient young woman is exactly what I’ve become.
Letters to the editor
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