Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:55pm
Mbogo Mwangi guarding now-sophomore midfielder Jake Bonomi back in high school.

Transferring to Radnor Middle School, a school that was 99 percent white, Mwangi struggled with cases of subtle racism daily. People touched his hair. Curious eyes glanced over at him during his history teacher’s measly day-and-a-half lecture on racism and slavery. He was excluded from social events because his classmates feared their parents would be mad that he looked or dressed “differently.”

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:49pm
Ben Cirella preparing food for hospital workers

Two weeks ago, Ben Cirella pulled his silver Volvo up to the entrance of Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 3:33pm
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Many people are unfamiliar with the term ‘environmental justice.’ As a discipline that addresses the inequitable burden low-income and minority communities face regarding environmental issues, environmental justice encapsulates, but is not limited to, the disproportionate siting of disadvantaged communities near heavy industry, water affordability and energy access. As environmental issues like climate change become more prominent, it is important that the public, particularly policymakers, is familiar with this ongoing crisis.

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 5:35pm
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And with life lessons and heartfelt memories from his grandfather draped around his No. 48 jersey, it is clear to Christian that whatever happens next, Grandpa will be with him, guiding him down his own path to Michigan glory.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 4:10pm
Josh Zawada led NCAA freshmen in points per game this year.

Due to uncontrollable circumstances, Michigan will not get the opportunity to test itself against top-ranked conference opponents like No. 6 Maryland and No. 7 Penn State. But this does not spell the end for the players on this year’s team.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 7:58pm
Senior midfielder Rocco Sutherland and sophomore attackman Bryce Clay each scored three times, but it was not enough to beat Yale.

COSTA MESA, Calif. — As the opening faceoff ensued, senior midfielder Christian Ford crashed down the wing toward Michigan’s defensive zone.

Ford was attempting to stop the fast break of Yale’s faceoff midfielder TD Ierlan, who easily popped the ball forward to himself, scooped up the ground ball and began streaking toward the net.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 7:52pm
The Michigan men’s lacrosse team fell to Hofstra, 12-9, on Saturday.

With under ten minutes remaining in the second quarter, the Michigan men’s lacrosse team was right where it wanted to be.

Proctored by a series of scrappy ground balls and faceoff wins, lengthy offensive possessions produced a pair of goals from sophomore attackman Bryce Clay and a low-to-high goal from junior attackman Kevin Mack to give the Wolverines a three-goal lead, 6-3.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 5:58pm
Sophomore attackman Bryce Clay should be part of a potent offense this season for Michigan.

Alongside Bonomi, who recorded one other goal and one assist on Saturday, fellow freshmen attackman Josh Zawada and defenseman Dylan Gardner, who both found the back of the net twice, had impressive debuts as the Wolverines (1-0) defeated the Vikings (0-1), 16-9, in their season opener.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:03pm
The Michigan lacrosse team is looking to build on its win over Ohio State at the end of last season this year.

After a season riddled with injuries, faceoff struggles and deflating, tightly-contested losses, many teams would simply throw in the towel toward the end of the season, deeming their final games meaningless. The Michigan men’s lacrosse team could’ve been one of those teams.

But the Wolverines still needed to play Ohio State to end their 2019 campaign. Despite its 3-9 record at the time, Michigan wasn’t going to hand the Buckeyes a win.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:13pm
Sophomore attackman Bryce Clay scored a goal in 10 out of 12 games as a freshman in 2019, aiding Michigan's talented attack line in his first season.

Some college sports teams are toxic and self-destructive, overemphasizing individual success and accolades.
But some are imbued with camaraderie, support and an overwhelming sense of pride. These teams value synergy and build one another up.
Michigan men’s lacrosse is among the latter.