BY EMILY PAIK
Out of the corner of my eye, I notice a man standing and facing us a few feet away. After pushing my lock closed, I look up and make eye contact with him. It seems he was waiting for the prompt to profess: “White people love you.”
BY SIMON RIVERS
I am tired. I am weak. I am crying. I am angry. I am dissatisfied. I am enraged. I am livid. But most importantly, I am Michael Brown.
BY VAMIKA BAJAJ
Don’t get me wrong; I’m still just as passionate of an economics student. But sometimes, we all need to turn off autopilot and see where we’re actually flying. So next time I ask you about yourself, don’t tell me what you study, tell me who you are.
BY SUNDAI JOHNSON
There is no more room for passivity and complacency. There is no ‘neutral’ where human rights are concerned, only responsibility.
BY SCIENCE FOR THE PEOPLE
Certainly there are limits to what we will endorse by accepting their money. Do criminal elements like Dow deserve our endorsement? And is it simply irrelevant that the fellows doing such fine work must be saddled with the Dow label? Maybe the University can give us an answer.
BY ZAK WITUS
I propose we fully partition academics and high-profile, currently “pre-professional” athletics. Indeed, the partition already partially exists, and our University president realizes it. Student-athletes should not expect that the benefactors of the current institution of college athletics (the universities, the NCAA, media corporations, etc.) will voluntarily relinquish their power and in turn fairly compensate student-athletes for their work.
BY NICHOLAS RAJA
That afternoon, 35 people who had been strangers less than 72 hours before stepped off the bus by the Union as friends, energized and optimistic about the future of mental health at the University.
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