Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 1:38pm

The first time someone referred to me as an alien, I laughed. I did not have a big, bald head. My skin wasn’t green and my eyes, while on the large side, looked quite normal to me. The word “alien” followed me around for years. In America, because of my immigration status, I was as extraterrestrial as Zoe Saldana in “Avatar.” 

Therefore, when confronted with the question, “What does an alien look like?” in a freshman seminar, my answer was, “they look a bit like us.”

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

On a warm August afternoon in the Law Quadrangle, my boyfriend and I finally had the dreaded talk about our exes. Beaming with pride, he revealed that he was still friends with many of his exes, with some of them comprising his group of best friends. I suppressed an eye roll as I told him that I wasn’t in contact with most of mine, with a few even being blocked on social media. Eyebrows raised, he looked at me with the all-too-familiar smirk of superiority that I’ve become accustomed to receiving from those who take pride in staying friends with their exes.

Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 12:25pm

Achieving carbon neutrality stands as a defining challenge for the University of Michigan and all of humanity. At the end of the fall semester, the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality released their drafted recommendations for tackling this challenge.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 7:54pm

Much of the anti-immigration rhetoric from former President Donald Trump and his supporters alike have been geared towards the Latinx community, generating societal fear and fueling nativism. However, this controversy is not new or surprising by any means.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 2:35pm

This Letter to the Editor is written in response to an opinion article written by Alex Nobel titled “It’s time to say goodbye to golf.”

Mr. Nobel is right. Golf is elitist, racist and sexist. Golf uses too much water, space and pesticides.

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 2:06pm

In recent weeks, thousands of University of Michigan students, alumni and community members signed a petition demanding University Regent Ro

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 11:07pm

It’s a pretty simple question: “Do you condemn white supremacy?” But even after three public statements, University Regent Ron Weiser (R) still has not answered it.

Sunday, January 3, 2021 - 12:40pm

As the tumultuous fall semester drew to a close at the University of Michigan, the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality released their preliminary set of recommendations for the critical task of drawing down carbon emissions. This is a long overdue step toward taking responsibility for the University’s role in the climate disaster.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 11:36pm

The United States’ immigration policy has been streaming into the nation’s conscience the past four years and an encore is expected during the next four as well. The Biden administration will likely seek to make dramatic changes to immigration policy while maneuvering around congressional challenges — similar to how the Trump administration handled the issue. Many international students in the United States will remain on edge, as many policy changes have a direct and palpable impact on their livelihoods.

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 8:08pm
The Michigan Daily seniors say goodbye to 420 Maynard.

SAYALI AMIN - Managing News Editor