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Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Michigan in Color: My single story

BY SIMON RIVERS

I may not fit the mold that society has designed for me, but I for damn sure, regardless of my interests, friends or expression, always have been and always will be a Black man. And nothing will take that away.

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Viewpoint: SAFE Walkout of IDF Soldier

BY STUDENTS ALLIED FOR FREEDOM & EQUALITY

As students attending a university that continuously dehumanizes and silences students of color and other marginalized identities on every campus setting, we would not allow a war criminal to further perpetuate this dehumanization and silencing.

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Viewpoint: SAPAC Open Letter

BY SAPAC

Overall, we want to apologize to you from the sincerest place in our hearts for this abhorrent violation of your trust and privacy. While we cannot undo the hurt that has been caused by BAMN’s actions, we are — both as individuals and as an organization — committed to creating and sustaining spaces that allow you to process, heal and grow in your own time and on your own terms.

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Viewpoint: “It’s On Us” — Week of action

BY LAUREL RUZA

It’s on us to start the conversation, but more importantly, it’s on our campus community to listen and act.

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Viewpoint: A SAFE statement of intent

BY STUDENTS ALLIED FOR FREEDOM AND EQUALITY

As our University remains invested in these companies, we as students are complicit in human rights violations. SAFE calls upon the University of Michigan student body to reflect and learn more about the current situation.

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Viewpoint: Winning the battle for blood

BY LAUREL FRICKER

When I returned to campus for my sophomore year, my personal goal was that by the end of November, every single student as well as faculty and staff member on the University of Michigan’s campus would have heard the words “Blood Battle” at least once, and hopefully even know for what they stood. I am afraid I have not yet successfully completed my goal.

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Viewpoint: Make Saturday count

BY FOOTBALL STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

As a student body, our attitude toward this upcoming football game is important. Saturday marks the last home game of the season, the last time we will walk through those hallowed gates into our house this year, and our attitude will dictate our experience of the game. So, let’s choose to put aside our critiques and complaints and make the matchup between Michigan and Maryland the best home football game atmosphere yet.

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