When LSA sophomores Rebecca Bernstein and Andie Harris received a problem set back from their Stats 250 graduate student instructors, their grades were a shock: They both received zeros.
Emails from their respective instructors explained their respective homeworks were too similar to those of their friends in the class. While the lowest homework grade is dropped, the sharp reprimand confused Bernstein and Harris.
I did this to myself. I have no one else to blame but yours truly.
I had a syllabus. I had a to-do list app on my phone and my laptop. I even had sticky notes taped to my mirror to remind me to start earlier. I knew having a midterm paper and an exam on the same day would be a recipe for disaster, but I didn’t think about the fact that I’m a shitty cook.
When attempting to attend a Halloween party at the Zeta Psi fraternity house earlier this year, LSA sophomore Isis Burgdorf and another LSA sophomore, who has requested to remain anonymous, were reportedly stopped at the door. According to Burgdorf, the Zeta Psi brothers manning the entrance had to check with another brother inside to see if the two would be allowed to enter.
Presidents of several University of Michigan fraternities convened at a meeting Thursday night to discuss the future of the Interfraternity Council — the governing body of National Interfraternity Conference fraternity chapters at the University. Those in attendance at the meeting voted to suspend all social activities and new member pledge terms pending investigation of several incidents in Greek life.
Midterms. The first sign that your semester is heading down the toilet real quick. It’s like if you were going down a slide but as you start your descent, you smack your head on the bar and just tumble down the slide, lying in a wood chip pile of lost GPA points and self-pity. Every time you say you’re going to duck, but every time you are sadly mistaken.
In an Ann Arbor courtroom Wednesday morning, former University of Michigan football player Nate Johnson’s pretrial hearing for a domestic violence case was postponed for two weeks, according to the Detroit Free Press. Johnson will return to court Nov. 8.
In an effort to increase inclusivity in University Residence Halls, the South Quad Residence Hall’s Afro-American Lounge is now open to all South Quad residents. Prior to this announcement, residents were required to take an orientation on the lounge’s history and rules associated with the multicultural lounge to gain access to the space.
In a report from the Equality of Opportunity project earlier this year, the University of Michigan ranked last in socioeconomic diversity out of 27 “highly selective” universities in the United States. To improve outreach in low-income neighborhoods through the utilization of digital programs, the Digital Tools and Youth Outreach Community held its first meeting Thursday morning in the Hatcher Graduate Library.