Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:33pm
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I know I am not supposed to say this, but most of the books I have bought recently have not been finished. My nightstand has become a graveyard for abandoned literature.

I read a few chapters of “The Idiot” because I fell in love with the millennial pink jacket cover. After watching Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk I found myself downloading her book “Presence.” And I even tried reading “An American Marriage” because Oprah Winfrey said I should.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 10:52pm
Starbucks

There are certain places I tend to avoid when I return to my hometown after a year away at college. The notorious town watering holes: June graduation parties, the grocery store on Sunday evenings, Starbucks. These three places can all be classified by their likelihood of neighborhood small talk, typically conversations that often prompt questions concerning my own college experience.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 7:13pm
A group of approximately thirty students is working internally under the guidance of the Office of Greek Life to address the tenets of diversity, equity and inclusion through conversation and programming.

Through internal means, fraternities and sororities at the University of Michigan have been attempting to address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, but face an obstacle in obtaining buy-in from across all four Greek life councils. 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 7:34pm

It is Wednesday, and there will be at least three University of Michigan graduates wearing pink. Ashley Park, Taylor Louderman and Erika Henningsen, all graduates from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, are starring in the Broadway musical adaptation of the hit 2004 teenage comedy “Mean Girls.”

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 2:52pm
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center’s art exhibition “rEVOLUTION: Making Art for Change” displays art created by about 45 University of Michigan students and faculty at Rackham Friday.

Visual and written art expressions created by about 45 University of Michigan students and faculty were displayed in Rackham Graduate School Friday evening for the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center’s art exhibition “rEVOLUTION: Making Art for Change.”

The event was founded by a former SAPAC volunteer in 2006 as part of her senior honors thesis. Years later, SAPAC’s Survivor Empowerment and Ally Support Program continues to organize the art show as a platform for the University community to address issues including sexual violence, gender and sexism.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 9:15pm
Prof. Stephen Berrey discusses the history of blackface in Tisch Hall Tuesday.

In the wake of a blackface incident involving Snapchat on campus, History Club at the University of Michigan hosted a dialogue Tuesday evening to examine the historical roots of the blackface caricature and its harmful modern-day implications.

The racist Snapchat was posted by LSA sophomore Lauren Fokken wearing a black face mask with the caption “#blacklivesmatter.”

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:19pm
Strampel was the boss of Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics and MSU doctor who sexually assaulted young gymnasts under the guise of medical care over the past 30 years.

William Strampel, former dean of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was arrested Monday and is currently being held at Ingham County jail.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:07pm

On the surface, it would appear rapper Iggy Azalea and Danny Sheridan, University of Michigan Business senior, don’t have a lot in common. Azalea grew up on Azalea Street in Australia. Sheridan grew up on Woodside Lane in Ohio. However, both Azalea and Sheridan have shaped a brand around their hometown street name.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 7:12pm
The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose the immigration status of its students.

The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose immigration status of its students. However, once undocumented students at the University graduate, the future is hazy. This is especially true with those receiving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, which can be renewed every two years.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 7:51pm
The University of Michigan is creating a new Center for Social Media Responsibility, which will be housed within the School of Information, aiming to explore the meaning and threats behind social media.

Amid an immigration crisis, gun control debate and delicate foreign relations landscape, it would seem as though President Donald Trump would not have a lot of time to tweet.