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Personal Statement: A World Rosier than Mine

He’ll be born in March. March is undoubtedly the best month for him to be born, because he can still be included in the elementary school calendar of class birthdays, he’ll share an astrological sign with Kurt Cobain and he’ll be mentioned in the same breath as both a lion and a lamb.

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Liquor license for upcoming soccer match tops regent’s agenda for Thursday’s meeting

The final University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting of winter semester will take place this Thursday in the Michigan Union. As the semester comes to a close, the regents plan to discuss several project developments and investments including entrepreneurial seed funding, building renovations, real estate investment and the upcoming 2016 International Champions Cup soccer […]

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Senate Assembly debates implementation of Canvas

  Members of the University’s Senate Assembly focused on the University’s transition to Canvas at Monday’s meeting, during which guests from the University’s Information and Technology Services, the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching and the faculty at large were in attendence. The Senate Assembly raised concerns about the transition to Canvas, a learning […]

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Bharat Nair: Incongruent tongues

A little while ago, I was speaking to my mother in a foggy, dim hour. We spoke late into the night, which is unavoidable due to the time difference between Michigan and Kuwait. She gave me her usual feedback about my columns, filled with complaints, praise and ideas — all of which I love to […]

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Op-Ed: Open Letter Concerning Racial Discrimination of Asian Women

Late March to early April is celebrated as Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month at the University of Michigan. While this is a time that pays tribute to the history, contributions and experiences of A/PIAs, we cannot ignore the persisting struggles our communities face. On Saturday, April 2, a band called “The Kung Fu Lovers” performed […]