Monday, October 19, 2020 - 6:29pm

This week, The Statement explored the various ways technology permeates our pandemic-ridden lives, in ways both sinister or connective. Read about online dating during a pandemic, the watchful eye of exam proctoring, anxiety exacerbated by Zoom, the overwhelming nature of remote work and the beauty behind using analog technology for art. You can access this content at our Magnify site and check back next week for our Election Edition.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 10:35am

Housing in Ann Arbor has always proved tumultuous, from lack of affordable housing to a cut-throat subleasing market to new development plans. The Statement has spent the past few weeks investigating these topics and more, looking into the ways housing in Ann Arbor impacts students, landlords and the community. You can view this content at our Magnify site and check back next week for our Technology edition.

Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 1:31pm

The nerves reminded me of the feeling you get before a job interview. With a light flutter in my stomach, I swung my backpack over my shoulder and walked into the East Quad dining hall. I spotted the girls almost immediately, the five of them giggling over half-eaten pizza and shredded brussels sprouts, their close friendship apparent. Approaching them, I jokingly thought to myself, Should I have brought a resumé?

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 7:49pm

After a summer full of changes for both The Daily and The Statement, our staff is making print and online adjustments for our fall content — centralizing our content in a Magnify website found here. Due to less campus and city circulation, as well as the need for financial responsibility, The Daily is printing once a week rather than five days and removing all print inserts. 

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 7:49pm

The challenges that international students face in attending American universities are plentiful, ranging from intense culture shock to rising tuition fees. Add the COVID-19 pandemic, which comes with strict travel restrictions, troublesome flights home and visa issues, and those challenges double.

The Daily reporter Magdalena Mihaylova talked to several students and faculty about various challenges and possible solutions facing international students as fall semester approaches.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 10:37pm

In November, Victoria’s Secret announced the cancelation of their 2019 fashion show, citing increased competition, rapidly declining profits and a disconnect with their consumer base as reasons for the e

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 11:36pm

Recently, during my 2 a.m. post-library attempt to fall asleep, I was scrolling through Twitter and fell upon a video by The Atlantic titled “Bulgaria: The World’s Fastest-Shrinking Country.” I clicked, intrigued. As the child of two Bulgarian immigrants, I am bilingual and culturally tuned to my ethnic background. But because I was born and raised in the United States, I am always curious to learn and understand more about Bulgaria. 

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 2:29am

The smell of chlorine and freedom lives sharp in my mind.

I could recreate our bonfire dances for you.


But how can you not remember?

It is as if July slipped away, replaced


by fraying textbooks and burnt ramen soup.

I feel it on the soles of my feet: Pavement.

Burning. Solid. Neighborhood cement and chalk.


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 2:32pm

The piano in my childhood home is tired. Her brown, fraying ivory sags with overuse and dulled keys sing softly — worn out from years of pounding fingers. Her exterior — covered in stickers and stamps and carved into with uncut fingernails — reeks of resignation. Old and abused, the bench squeaks with arthritic dejection when slid out into sunlight.