Friday, July 31, 2020 - 4:10pm
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With the death of George Floyd on May 25 and the coinciding protests across the nation, came a rather desperate leap from companies to align themselves with the Black liberation movement. Sporting hashtags including #BlackLivesMatter and #JusticeForFloyd, many large brands or organizations responded to the collective unrest of the nation by posting messages of solidarity.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 10:26pm
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Daytime sidewalks, usually densely spotted with strollers, dog-leashes, sandals and backpacks, remain barren, reminiscent of late-night walks home from the UGLi or Law Library during the school year. This scarcity of buzzing streets, shops and restaurants is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a formidable presence that has directed residents of countless cities across America into solitude. Americans unsettlingly approach the end of summer, which brings with it primary elections — the presidential election hovering in the not-so-distant future.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:16pm
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“Okay, who thinks it’s funny to spray paint The Manny up there, huh?” user @/ jacob.jarvis mocked in his viral tik tok with a can of spray paint in his hand. This was among the first sightings of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” character Manny Heffley being taken to the streets by Generation Z. Created by author Jeff Kinney, the protagonist Greg Heffley’s spoiled three-year-old brother Manny cries his way through his toddler-esque troubles.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 12:13pm
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“If you can sit down with a family and see your own family in them … then you’re going to work hard for them.” — Barack Obama

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 5:39pm
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Our nation’s military bases should serve as a reminder of the courage and bravery of our country’s armed forces, not as monuments to men who fought to tear the United States apart. It is time the U.S. government remove the names of Confederate generals from our military bases. 

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 12:59am
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As I write this article from my home in Miami, Fla., my state’s COVID-19 rates continue to peak at tens of thousands of new cases per day.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 9:54pm
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The last thing I did before the COVID-19 cancellations began in the United States was attend a music festival. A mere four days before our classes were moved to remote formats, I was at an event attended by over 30,000 people. In hindsight, it seems absurd, but remember while we were on spring break, the pandemic felt mostly like a distant issue Europe and Asia were dealing with.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 3:59pm
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As a student at the University of Michigan over the past year, I have come to love the natural beauty of the Ann Arbor region, whether it be the scenic Huron River winding through the Washtenaw County countryside, large expanses of open space or picturesque farms dotting the landscape. Unlike many other cities similar in size  — along with most areas of Metro Detroit — Ann Arbor’s close proximity to the countryside in nearly all directions makes this city a rarity in southeastern Michigan.

Monday, July 27, 2020 - 3:54pm
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With the help of U.S. Senate Republicans, the University of Michigan is lobbying to push the costs of staying safe during the pandemic onto students, faculty and campus workers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 6:58pm
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On July 17, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Rev. C.T. Vivian, both giants in the fight for fairness and freedom, passed away. Lewis, a breathtakingly powerful figure of the Civil Rights Movement, spent his entire life fighting for humanity and civil rights, making voting rights a key part of his activism. He risked his life countless times in an effort to enfranchise voters.