Michigan in Color

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Every day is a battle

for a war

with no known cause

 

We arm the trenches,

rifles in hand,

Graduation caps in the air at 2019 University commencement

Hello class of 2019

I come here today to not only speak about my story but to speak on our journey together and validate it.

Although each of our journeys have been different, we all fought with the same resiliency.

Notre Dame engulfed in flames from the April 15th fire

And that’s not an exaggeration.

 

 

   

Aritry Adhikary

TW: Suicide

Members of BSU executive board, speakers, and alumni join together at the grand opening of the new Trotter Multicultural Center Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, generations of students and alumni joined in unity to welcome the grand opening of the new Trotter Multicultural Center on Central Campus.

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The horrendous American school system.

“That’s not our issue,”

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Throughout most of elementary school, my parents and I lived in a tiny one-bed, one-bath unit tucked away on the top floor of a house.

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Whenever a relative from India can’t understand my broken Gujarati and says to just speak English, the thought comes up. Whenever I go to mandir to pray and don’t know what to say or think, the thought comes up.

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Haleemah Aqel

My name is Haleemah Aqel. I am a graduate of the class of 2018. I am a Palestinian Muslim American woman. I serve as the current program coordinator at the Program on Intergroup Relations. I am one of the founders of the Islamophobia Working Group.