For our second episode of The Michigan Daily's Election Podcast, columnist Brett Graham interviews Democratic candidate for the Michigan 7th congressional district Gretchen Driskell and her campaign manager Keenan Pontoni.
I have a deep self-destructive streak, which is why I often add myself to Tea Party Facebook groups.
The state of Michigan has a history of taking power away from local governments, witnessed in the use of emergency manager systems and more recently in the state’s implementation of a Receivership Transition Advisory Board in Flint.
Content Warning: This column contains explicit language about sexual assault.
I had a delightfully cranky calculus teacher in high school. He had been teaching mathematics for a long time and he loved his job, partly because he enjoyed watching his students squirm in their seats.
Two years ago, I joined ROTC on campus as a sophomore. That March, in 2015, the boy I considered to be one of my closest friends both in the program and in the school decided to take advantage of me one night after I had been drinking at the bars.
When it comes to the future of our country, few issues are as critical as our education system. An educated population is fundamental for everything, from our economy to our democracy.
From campaigns for gender equality to expressions of discontent over past athletic policies, student activism is very much at the core of our university’s history. By uniting to advance positive change, University of Michigan students drive discovery and shape innovation.