Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:58pm
“The Michigan difference”

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 1:50pm

The United States’ political system was founded on the cultural myth that anyone with the skills and ability can rise to lead their community — almost half of the elected representatives to the first U.S. Congress, though, served alongside a blood relative. Since the U.S. became an independent republic in 1789, almost 400 parent-child pairs and more than 190 pairs of siblings have served in Congress. Overall, more than 700 families have had two or more members elected to Congress.

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 1:40pm

The Central Student Government recently published a “Campus Affordability Guide,” a now-deleted document that consists of advice and resources to help students more effectively control their spending during their time in Ann Arbor.

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 1:29pm
Dating 101

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:04pm

Does sexual harassment truly merit professional decapitation? That’s what NYTimes columnist Bret Stephens wants to know. As does Matt Damon. And apparently, according to New Yorker writer Jia Tolentino, it’s besieging her own medial specialist’s conscience. I wonder what skeletons he’s got in his closet.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:33pm

After Larry Nassar’s sentencing last week, the convicted sexual predator will now serve a minimum of 100 years in state and federal prison. It is an unquestionable that he will die there.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:18pm

Last week, I attended a town hall meeting hosted by Stop Spencer at the University of Michigan, which was set up in order to discuss Richard Spencer’s impending visit to campus. I wanted to catch myself up on the current situation, the likelihood he would actually come and to understand the University’s response to this saga.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:06pm

The federal government shutdown ended anticlimactically last week after three tense days, with a bloc of Senate Democrats lending their support to a Republican short-term spending plan.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:51pm

The recently published Campus Affordability Guide by the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government has produced understandable and justifiable backlash. Affordability in Ann Arbor is a structural issue and will hardly be solved by suggesting students spend less money.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:29pm

If you’re white, you may not see it happening, but I want you to know our democracy is in a real crisis. By definition, a democracy is a government in which people participate. People of color are living with unimaginable oppression, and while you may say, “I’ve heard this before,” I contend you may be mistaken.