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Monday, July 28, 2014

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Viewpoints

Viewpoint: Silent love

BY CORINE ROSENBERG

I am asking that we all start practicing love. Not only self-love and friend love, but silent love. Let us give our peers back their humanity. Let us try to listen.

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Michigan in Color: The myth of impartiality

Courtesy of Thomas Parish

BY IMAAN ALI

Impartiality is a dangerous tool in that it lends authority to the words of those who can legitimately claim it at the expense of the words of people who — because of their social identities — cannot claim this right.

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Viewpoint: Take peace seriously

BY AARON SCHAER

The conversation on campus these past two weeks about divesting from companies doing business in Israel has been hurtful, it has been filled with inaccuracies and it has done nothing to support peace or reconciliation between the opposing sides.

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Viewpoint: A resolution for all

BY JEREMY KAZZAZ

Let us as a student body come together and fight for human rights in every corner of the globe. Let us fight for equality for all. We are the thinkers of the day and together can start building a better tomorrow.

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Viewpoint: Pineapple express

BY YAZAN KHERALLAH

Your opinions and political stances are meant to be challenged. Please engage in actual critical discourse instead of resorting to fear-mongering and baseless accusations. If you have a case, you might be able to challenge us for the better by engaging with us intellectually rather than on the basis of ad hominem attacks.

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Viewpoint: Stand with FORUM in a new direction

BY SAM DICKSTEIN AND GREG TERYNN

We are not a monolith; our party is a collection of diverse perspectives. But what we have in common, what binds us, is our passion for improving the daily lives of all students, not a select few. And that’s why we stand with FORUM. Join us on March 26 and 27 at vote.umich.edu.

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Viewpoint: Looking at both sides of divestment

BY DAVID SNIDER

One of the basic tenets of a good university education is the ability to engage in dialogue. To hear others who are not like yourself even thought you may not agree with them. This is not a black and white issue.

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