Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:44pm

What is self love?

It’s not just spa dates and candle lit baths.

It’s not just mani-pedis and facemasks.

It’s not just what the media claims it to be,

But it can be all of that too.


In fact, it’s whatever you want and need it to be.

It’s sleeping in until noon, having breakfast for dinner,

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:41pm

After Linh Dinh


let us be savages this afternoon.

primitive folk,

we lap up congee then pork

floss for dessert.


let us return to nature among

the mallards & bird’s eye

chili. give us fish maw.

swim bladder bubbling into

collagen gum. we are rich

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:38pm
Apu from The Simpsons

As a child, my brother and I ran home from school every day so we wouldn’t miss any of our favorite shows. We watched PBS and Nickelodeon for hours with our eyes glued to the TV until our mom forced us to do our homework — which we worked on while watching “Arthur.” Most of the shows we watched were educational, some downright nonsensical — I’m looking at you “Caillou”— but all of them were entertaining and influential for impressionable minds like ours.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:02pm
Female Gayo performs at the CSA Lunar New Year Celebration at the Michigan League League Saturday.

On Saturday evening, more than 80 University of Michigan students came together in the Michigan League to celebrate the Chinese Students Association’s annual Lunar Gala.

The gala aims to mark the beginning of a new year according to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, a holiday traditionally celebrated in many countries across Asia. The evening involved food, raffles, cultural demonstrations and a wide range of music and dance performances.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:56pm

MDining student employees were not paid overtime nor given any extra compensation for their work during the polar vortex when all events and classes were canceled due to severe cold weather, University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:45pm
Thomas Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures and Former Deputy Director of Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Obama, discusses the future of technology and public policy at Weill Hall Friday.

On Friday, the Ford School of Public Policy held the most recent of their Policy Talks @ the Ford School. The event featured Thomas Kalil, former deputy director for policy at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under former President Barack Obama. Kalil gave a presentation on U.S. science and technology policy and answered questions submitted by the audience.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:44pm
Artist Martin Vargas speaks at the Carceral State roundtable discussion on criminal justice and imprisonment, in the Hatcher Gallery Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday night, spokespeople from the Carceral State Project hosted a town hall discussion for students, faculty and community members to debate the University of Michigan’s recently announced policy, which states that affiliates who are charged or convicted of a felony have to report it within a week.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:31pm
Social media personality Demetrius Harmon speaks to fans about what it means to be Black, and how it impacts mental health and self love at Weiser Hall Wednesday evening.

Entrepreneur and internet celebrity Demetrius Harmon spoke to an overflowing auditorium of University students at Weiser Hall regarding mental health in communities of color Wednesday as a part of NAACP Week and Black History Month. Harmon, known to his fans as Meech, has found fame on Vine, YouTube, Twitter and other social media platforms. He now owns a clothing label that advocates for mental health awareness.

Harmon began by discussing the stigma associated with talking about mental health problems.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:33pm
Recently Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives voted down an executive order, which would skew power toward industry leaders in crafting environmental policy.

Last Wednesday, Feb. 7, Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives voted down an executive order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, leaving in place a controversial law skewing power toward industry leaders in crafting environmental policy.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:18pm
LSA Junior Jacob Chludzinski presents WeListen, a campus organization dedicated to increasing political dialogues, to Tau Beta Pi Engingeering students at the Lurie Engineering Building Wednesday afternoon.

On Wednesday, about 50 people gathered for the first in a series of luncheons in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lurie Biomedical Engineering Building. The event was hosted by the Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach and Tau Beta Pi, an engineering honors society.