DETROIT — During Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s highly-anticipated economic policy speech on Monday, a lot was on the line.

Michigan primary and local elections were held on Tuesday, August 2, and as I approached my polling place, I realized just how silent it was.

The 31st Games of the modern Olympiad have begun, bringing a new crop of interesting stories to cycle through the media. Every competition demands the utmost fitness from athletes: the greatest speed, power, endurance, accuracy, strength and focus.

PHILADELPHIA — On July 27th, I had one of the best days of my life. I crossed off one of the biggest items on my bucket list, and my life will surely never be the same.

I was closely following the convention this week, as a good, politically-minded student does.

Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been under fire recently.

For the past two years, the University of Michigan has been under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for its handling of allegations of sexual violence.

Two months ago, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill banning transgender individuals from using public bathrooms that don’t match the sex on their birth certificates.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have the highest unfavorability ratings of any Democrat or Republican nominee ever running for the presidency.

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.

The shootings of Alton Sterling and