Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:30pm

You’re huddled around a table grabbing lunch with friends you haven’t seen in a week, and it seems as if there’s an impossible amount of conversation to catch up on. It’s been a tough week; you want your friends’ support. Just as you start to speak, a friend interrupts, telling everyone to check out their latest photo on Instagram. And just like that, the conversation is dead as everyone whips out their phones.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:06pm
Diag dogs

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:03pm

A little too far from Chicago to be considered a suburb and a little too left-leaning for the stereotype of the typical Indiana small town, Chesterton is kind of an anomaly. Its residents are likewise a unique brand, predisposed to the tension between urban and rural, nature and industry, Long John Silver’s and the Hilton Garden Inn. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:48pm

In light of recent events, we offer these brief words, straight from our hearts:

 

1. We are glad you're here, studying with us.

 

2. Please come introduce yourself at office hours, even if you don't need

help with anything. We'd like to get to know you.

With love,

Your Professors

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:28pm

For many students, a dorm room functions as home away from home, a personal space that is sacred, a place where they should always feel comfortable and safe to come back to. But this week, this space was violated. Three students in the Michigan Community Scholars Program came home to their dorm rooms in West Quad Residence Hall to find racial slurs graffitied on the nametags on their doors.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 6:28pm

For many students, a dorm room functions as home away from home, a personal space that is sacred, a place where they should always feel comfortable and safe to come back to. But this week, this space was violated. Three students in the Michigan Community Scholars Program came home to their dorm rooms in West Quad Residence Hall to find racial slurs graffitied on the nametags on their doors.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:39am
Sick day

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:50am

On Thursday, President Donald Trump reiterated his controversial and widely-criticized assertion that “many sides” share blame for the violence in Cha

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:06am

My story is nothing new — I’m a Black girl with darker skin, so finding foundation and other makeup in shades that don’t make me look like a ghost is a challenge. At the very least, most brands have a few “darker” shades to give the illusion of inclusivity, but this facade comes crashing down when many darker-skinned women put them on their skin.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 5:57pm

Some of this year’s biggest political issues have not been the big, drawn-out battles that take place in Lansing or Washington, D.C. Important issues like housing, jobs and taxes are debated right here in Ann Arbor by our local government, a government that has little input from one of Ann Arbor’s most influential groups: students at the University of Michigan. 

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