Event horizon (noun): the point in space where gravity is so great, not even light can escape. Meaningful differences still exist beyond the event horizon, but due to a massive gravitational pull, an outside observer can’t differentiate between any objects after that point.
The Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein filed for a recount in Pennsylvania, a state Hillary Clinton lost — which helped pave the way for Donald Trump’s election win. Imagine going back in time two months and telling yourself that sentence was true.
Over Thanksgiving break, I went to see the new coming-of-age film, “The Edge of Seventeen,” expecting to see myself in Hailee Steinfeld’s awkward, selfish, yet entirely relatable protagonist, Nadine.
I registered for the final classes of my undergraduate career Wednesday morning, and only as I wrote this sentence did it hit me how odd that is.
When I was 13, I slammed my thumb in the door of my mom’s blue Mini Cooper. In an effort to show her just how angry I was about our morning fight minutes before, my melodramatic middle-school self got out of the car and slammed the door closed, not realizing my left thumb was in the way.
As Asian/Pacific Islander American students and alumni of the University of Michigan, we are called to action as we witness everything we love about our campus and nation coming under assault.
As a graduate of the University of Michigan, I have been paying extreme attention to the 2016 presidential campaign. My change from being a Hillary Clinton supporter in 2008 to a Donald Trump supporter in 2016 isn't typical. I barely knew about Trump after he declared he would run for president.