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Viewpoints

Viewpoint: Why you should vote

BY JESSE BUCHSBAUM

The experiences we have in college will stick with us for our entire lives — make voting one of them.

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Viewpoint: U-M Sustainability Culture — Actions Not Keeping Up with Awareness

BY GRAHAM SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTE AND INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH

According to findings from a new U-M Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program report, most U-M faculty, students, and staff have boosted their knowledge about how to be more sustainable, particularly in the areas of foods and waste prevention. However, behavior in these areas has remained essentially the same.

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Viewpoint: a response for you

Courtesy of Sumana Palle

BY SUMANA PALLE

My article was not about concrete solutions or next steps you can take. My job is not to educate you. This article was not for you. That article was for everyone else who suffers on this campus and their friends, allies, and well-wishers.

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Viewpoint: Sharing stories, ending stigma

BY STUDENTS FOR CHOICE

It’s our duty as young people who care about the safety and well being of our community to amplify the voices of individuals who have had abortions by creating a space for them to share their stories free of the shame and stigma that currently surrounds abortion.

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Viewpoint: Protest in Ann Arbor — business as usual

BY JOEL ELCONIN

the next time the media pours into Ann Arbor, to cover a protest, let’s pray they can place the event in its proper historical perspective, and not produce an oversimplification that merely portrays a group of students who are unhappy with the status of their football team. Instead, the press should treat student unrest with the proper respect it deserves, by recognizing how protest is embedded in every hallway, classroom, and common area at the University of Michigan.

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Michigan in Color: The Unbearable Weight of Sunlight

Courtesy of Anitha Menon

BY ANITHA MENON

I think (all the time) about the things I’ll someday teach my own daughter. She will know about grammar and kindness and about being patient and being passionate. She will know what it’s like to break hearts and to have her heart broken. She will know when to hold her tongue and when to hold her own. I’ll take her to the beach, and she will know how to swim and how to snorkel and canoe and raft. And maybe we will just sit in the sand and watch the water for hours and know what it’s like to feel indomitable and infinite.
But she will never, ever know the unbearable weight of sunlight.

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Viewpoint: Continuing the conversation

BY MADELINE HIGGINS

By the end of “Good Kids,” I felt uneasy about the neglected pieces of the portrayed narrative, but I was unable to fully articulate what I thought was missing. After an evening of No Thai, “The Office” and a good night of sleep, I was able to give a voice to the parts that I thought “Good Kids” left unsaid.

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