In commemoration of Israel’s 70th anniversary on May 15, Nadav Tamir, policy adviser to former President of Israel Shimon Peres and former member of the Israeli Defense Forces, addressed students on Wednesday night.

Representative Chang

It has come to my attention that Lecturer Emily Lawsin is under review for contract renewal as a Lecturer IV in the women’s studies and American culture departments and that University of Washington Prof.


Awkward introductions, sunshine, smiles, excitement, energy, move-in day. 

Depression, anxiety, stress, confusion, final exams.


Dear Hannah, and other incoming freshmen,


My time at the University of Michigan has been so invaluable to me.


Content warning: This article contains themes of physical, emotional abuse

Dear Mom,


I knew the Pledge of Allegiance before I knew my own parents’ names. In fact, I have a distinct memory of a smug kindergartener testing me, asking what their names were.


Báñame en acetona

y píntame trigueña

porque con mi apariencia

parezco todo menos puertorriqueña.


Tengo el cabello lacio

My half-Japanese, half-Irish friend, Maki, and I at Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto, Japan. She’s one of my best friends not only in JSA, but at U of M.

This is part three of a series showcasing underrepresented narratives within the Asian/Pacific Islander-American community. Kai Mason is a junior majoring in English on a pre-law track.

CSG during Divestment debate 2017

As Arab Heritage Month comes to an end, we at Michigan in Color want to commemorate the community’s accomplishments and stand in solidarity.


With “American Idol” coming back, I think it’s time we start calling out singing competitions for their insensitivity to different communities and cultures.