BY BENJAMIN KELLER
Just like most people in this nation, I am fed up with our elected representatives’ refusal to perform the jobs we sent them to Washington for. So whether you are a Republican, Democrat, Independent or don’t affiliate with a party like myself, all Americans should be happy in an imminent return to governmental normalcy, and an end to that most hated word that has so often characterized our government: gridlock.
BY SARAH BLUME
Even without Hillel’s support, the Palestinian Solidarity Shabbat will go on. It’s this Friday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in East Quad’s Benzinger Library (Room 1423). We welcome anyone who wants to join in this informal setting, where no views will be censored, restricted or stigmatized.
BY BLOOD BATTLE COMMITTEE
This year, in conjunction with the annual Blood Battle competition, we’re placing a special emphasis on education and advocacy for a change in this longstanding discriminatory policy against all men who have had sexual contact with another man (MSM) that bans them from donating blood for life.
BY KEVIN CHUNG
I refuse to passively accept the harmful ways I’m portrayed. I refuse to idly let these racist media typecasts represent me; to propagate a false image of the Chinese-American identity. This destructive narrative needs to change.
BY MICHAEL PAUL
Michigan football is at a crossroads. Whether President Mark Schlissel likes it or not, his choice for athletic director could very well be a decision that defines his tenure.
BY MATTHEW MORLEY
After the Soviet Union was dissolved by its Stalinist bureaucracy in 1991, US leaders spoke of a New World Order, a unipolar moment that would produce dividends of peace for generations. But 23 years on, is this the case? Do we now live in a more peaceful, rational society than we did a quarter century ago?
BY LINDSAY HURWITZ
While I fully support the right of the pro-Palestinian students on this campus to present their side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I felt that SAFE blurred the lines between Palestine awareness and anti-Israel sentiments. I recognize that this debate is heated and incredibly complex, yet I find it an injustice to a country that I love to enable these falsehoods to be spread effortlessly on my campus.
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