For many, today’s America is the pinnacle of the continuous development of humanity toward ever-greater freedom.

Students are, bar none, the most important resource at the University of Michigan. We are not simply students at the University; we are the University.

Last week, I was walking to class when I scrolled past a picture of Hillary Clinton on Twitter. I suddenly remembered the period of hopefulness and confidence before the election that was so prevalent among my peers and on social media.

Backpacking time
Michelle Sheng

Courtesy of Joy Pehlke

“You can’t put sleep on a resume.”

Rhetoric since the inauguration and, more specifically, since the start of the political 

I have to say, this year had real potential to be different. The ridiculous genesis of meaningless, self-important parties with shelf lives of about three minutes spit out, entirely by accident it seems, two interesting options.

In February 2012, I was sitting on my couch, wearing my UConn basketball jersey and watching my team take on Villanova. The game was in overtime with UConn up by two points when Villanova drove down the court and tied it up with six seconds left.

At the end of February, the state of Michigan published the findings of the 21st Century Education Commission report.

Can you put a value on a human life? You probably don’t know the answer to that, and neither do I. Yet, our policies and our politics continue to reflect an unintentional answer to that question: Yes, we can.

At the end of February, the state of Michigan published the findings of the 21st Century Education Commission report.

Tune into this installment of our Central Student Government elections podcast, where Opinion Podcast Manager Kevin Sweitzer talks to the Movement Party about their campaign and platform.

As bias incidents continue to occur across campus, student organizations are pressing the University to reevaluate its responses to such incidents.

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.