Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:12am

If you’ve been on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. this past week, you’ve likely heard chants of “Solidarity Forever,” impassioned speeches about quarantine conditions and a noticeable lack of construction noise.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:16am

The month of May this year had been shaping up to be an excellent time for Doja Cat. The Los Angeles rapper and singer is an undeniable hitmaker, with her song “Mooo!” becoming a viral hit in 2018 and her song “Say So” reaching No. 1 on the Billboard charts on May 11.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 12:05pm

The Graduate Employees’ Organization strike has highlighted two issues confronting institutions of higher education: the pandemic response and policing. Many see these two issues as being disconnected, believing that one is a public health issue while the other is not.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:17am

This election cycle sure has been a hell of a ride. I didn’t think anything would be able to top 2016, but tensions have escalated to a whole new level this year. At least that’s what it seems from what social media would present to you. This year has been chaotic for everyone, but a plague and long-standing hierarchies being challenged hasn’t stopped anyone from being involved in the soap opera-level drama of the election.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:12am

More and more people and health care professionals are coming to the realization that the Body Mass Index, more commonly known as BMI, is largely useless when it comes to assessing one’s health and using it as a weapon to try and shame individuals into losing weight does much more harm than good.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:11am

The 2016 Democratic presidential primary saw an unprecedented battle between an accomplished political establishment member and a historically fringe politician the former barely declaring victory after months of vicious Democratic infighting.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 10:45am

Earlier this year, I watched NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley blast off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in a SpaceX rocket. When the roar of the rocket’s engine filled the air, I was reminded of the boundless potential of American science as a tall, sleek spacecraft climbed past the outer reaches of the earth’s atmosphere.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 - 10:33am

The current social unrest over police misconduct and growing calls to “defund the police” have prompted the rethinking of our criminal justice system by many who previously paid it little mind.

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 5:11pm

We are Michigan Daily alumni from the mid-1960s and 1970s. We were writers, editors, photographers and members of the business staff. We loved every minute of our time at 420 Maynard Street and at the University of Michigan. Most of us are now in our 60s and 70s, and we’re happy to say we still enjoy each others’ company. 

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 3:23pm
Banner at GEO strike

Despite smears framing GEO as duplicitous and untrustworthy, a careful analysis of the timeline demonstrates that GEO has continually negotiated in good faith and it is the administration that has been operating recklessly.