Posted inOpinion

Not so fast with fall 2021 optimism

With temperatures just now breaking 40 degrees and midterm season in full swing, it’s hard to believe that it’s already time to think about the fall 2021 semester. In a few short weeks, we’ll be registering for classes and incoming freshmen will be sending in their enrollment deposits. There is light at the end of […]

Posted inStudent Government

CSG discusses resolution calling for fossil fuel divestment

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government met virtually Tuesday evening to discuss another resolution calling on the University’s Board of Regents and President Mark Schlissel to divest the University’s investments from all fossil fuel companies, re-upping their concerns from 2020.  The assembly discussed passing the divestment resolution at last week’s meeting with Climate Action […]

Posted inMIC

The next step

I have always been waiting. When I was too young to be in school, I envied my older siblings for having math homework. When I was in elementary school, I woke up at the same time as my older siblings, who were in middle school and high school, because I wanted to make sure I […]

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Reaching for the stars

I am a Gemini sun, Libra moon and Cancer rising. To people well-versed in astrology, these placements indicate that I am an idealist, easily approachable and generally easy to get along with, but I tend to get bored almost as soon as I start a conversation and cannot make a decision to save my life. […]

Posted inGovernment

Former Michigan health director Robert Gordon accepted confidentiality payout deal from Whitmer

Robert Gordon, former director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services who resigned Jan. 22 without explanation, accepted a $155,506 payout deal from Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, the Detroit News reported Monday. The deal, signed on Feb. 22 by Gordon and Mark Totten, Whitmer’s lawyer, guaranteed confidentiality between himself and Whitmer’s administration surrounding the […]