Four years ago this March, my mom passed away. She was terminally ill, so we knew for a few months beforehand what was going to happen to her. It was sufficient time to come to terms. Now I know not everyone has that courtesy when they lose their loved ones — in a very morbid way, I was lucky.

Last week, Michael Bloomberg spoke to graduates about a number of issues, including our nation’s widening political divide, the importance of dedication and the deleter

I attended Commencement to support the seniors in my life who’ve taught me to be critical of the world and try to change it for the better.

Running for Central Student Government president and vice president this year was an incredibly challenging yet meaningful experience.

Sororities have been criticized for many things in the past few years, including female objectification, racist exclusion and 

Dear Colleagues:

You know how when you say a word so many times it starts to lose its meaning? Well apparently that’s called semantic satiation. That fact has nothing to do with this column, but psychology really does have terminology for everything.

Public policy in the United States has propagated social trauma for centuries. In Black communities especially, the government has betrayed its pledge to protect the human rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness written in the Declaration of Independence.

Clarence Cook Little’s name should be removed from the University of Michigan’s science classroom building. The building bearing his name supports a narrative that the University condones his unethical behavior.

The New Yorker recently published a poem by food critic Calvin Trillin about Chinese food and white society’s constant search for new varieties.

This new policy favors the claimant in numerous ways and will likely increase the number of assaults punished, thereby raising the standards around sexual activity and changing the culture around sexual assault on our campus.

Though Title IX ensures that students have the right to use the restroom aligning to their gender identity, the Office of Student Life and the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities should explicitly state that transgender students can use any bathroom on campus they feel most comfortable using.

Over the years of Detroit’s economic decline, the Detroit Public School system has suffered immensely. Since 2003-2004, enrollment in DPS has declined by 200,000 students.

David Schafer and Micah Griggs, running for president and vice president respectively on the newMICH ticket, are experienced, socially aware students, with detailed plans to improve Central Student Government.

The Michigan House must support fairer punishments.

it is important to note that not all schools benefit equally from this increase in funding.

The Michigan primary elections bring four Republican candidates and two Democratic candidates to the ballot box. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) and Hillary Clinton have had a strong presence in Michigan this week.

Anyone who has taken a Blue Bus can attest to its tendency to be inefficient and consistently overcrowded.

Over the last few months, the events that led to the Flint water crisis have come to light. The need for legislation to deal with its aftermath and to prevent similar disasters from becoming commonplace nationwide is urgent. On Feb.

In recent months, Snyder’s emergency managers have essentially acted with impunity while the populations they governed suffered.