“So … what do you do?”

I spent this weekend skiing in northern Michigan while basking in the warm weather. Skiing with the sun beating down on my face as the temperature hit the 50s would have been perfect if it hadn’t been February.

Snow machines installed on Diag
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On Friday, Feb. 10, I saw a beautiful performance by the Budapest Festival Orchestra at Hill Auditorium.

Natasha Bedingfield’s song “Pocketful of Sunshine” has unfailingly gotten me through many stressful situations I have experienced in my 18 years of living.

Student health and safety is, without a doubt, one of the most pressing issues for students across the country.

I received a book about manners two years ago as a Christmas present from a distant relative. At first, I was slightly offended; I took it as a subtle implication that this relative was not particularly fond of my behavior and I had somehow stepped on traditions of which I was not aware.

At this point in the semester, many of us find ourselves buried in midterm exams, projects and applications for internships, scholarships, jobs and summer programs. My experience is no exception.

During my senior year of high school, I went on an overnight Catholic retreat.

Over the past 20 years or so, it seemed like a new world order was emerging. Globalization took hold and we caught a glimpse of nation-states disappearing and cultures intermingling. We seemingly saw ideological conflicts fade away and an increase of communications and free commerce.

As the future of many nationwide policies that aim to combat sexual assault hang in the balance, a bipartisan group of Michigan legislators has introduced a package of three bills to assist sexual assault survivors.

C.C. Little is one of the campus buildings named after a controversial figure.
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In recent years, college students across the country have called upon universities to rename campus buildings that commemorate individuals who have histories of supporting slavery and other racist and discriminatory programs and policies. The University of Michigan has been no exception.

Following fierce protests and fiery criticism, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education on Feb.

As the University of Michigan continually implements initiatives to create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment, one minority in particular has been neglected in the University’s discussions: students with disabilities.

On Jan. 18, The New York Times’ The Upshot published a report with statistics detailing variation in student income on college campuses in the United States.

Last Friday, Jan.