Monday, February 18, 2019 - 3:55pm
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You have probably found yourself in the same position a number of times: dying to listen to music, but unsure of exactly what you want to listen to, so you pull out a favorite playlist and hit shuffle. But what does the shuffle button actually do? What does it mean to shuffle through songs? How do your imaginations of shuffle actually align with the reality of how it functions? What can this tell us about psychology’s infusion with consumer technology?

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:11pm
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Last week, the Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana abortion law that mimicked a Texas law forcing abortion providers to uphold "admitting privileges," which allows providers to go to hospitals and perform the procedure there (a move that is more burdensom

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:32pm
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On Feb. 11, the Islamic Republic of Iran celebrated the 40-year anniversary of the 1979 revolution. In 1979, groups from across Iranian society — from religious extremists to secular non-communist left-wing activists — violently seized control of the Iranian government through a coup, exiling Iran’s previous leader, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who had been given premiership in a 1953 plan by American and British intelligence.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:06pm
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The hype has been real. For the past decade or so, we have seen a sudden race between automakers and software development companies to build the first driverless car.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:47pm
Op-ed: Fossil fuel is not the path to carbon neutrality

The scientific consensus is unequivocal: To curb climate change, humanity must act with existential urgency or face devastating impacts. The recent 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report recommends cutting global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 2:18pm
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The University of Michigan has a rich and storied history of student activism. One vivid example is student activism against the horrors of South African apartheid. But today, students have lost sight of that history, instead now organizing against the only stable democracy in the Middle East and resorting to anti-Semitism to do it.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:16pm
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Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:19pm
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Rapid development in Ann Arbor and other areas of southeast Michigan has led to increasing friction between humans and their animal neighbors in recent years. Coyote attacks on cats and dogs are on the rise in the metro Detroit area.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:08pm
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In the midst of the Syrian refugee crisis, I watched helplessly as my aunt and three cousins escaped the turmoil and violence of our motherland in small plastic boats. They braved the unknown of the Mediterranean Sea on their journey to freedom, to only later continue on this journey with weeks of smuggling starting from Greece to their final destination of Germany.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:16pm
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Last semester, I had to take Space 101: Rocket Science as a requirement for my minor in space engineering. I am majoring in engineering physics and computer science, so I went into the class with a relatively high level of comfort with the topics that would be discussed. On the first day of class, I quickly realized the course would satisfy the LSA natural science requirement and only required a working knowledge of algebra.