Michigan soccer coach Chaka Daley doubled down on the coalition’s focus on voting — also tied to the Big Ten’s voter registration committee — citing it as one of the “tangible” results spoken of in the statement about the goal of the coalition. The coalition’s strategy in implementing those results has been through teaching and accessibility of registration.
Paye and graduate Michigan defensive lineman Carlo Kemp couldn’t stand being complacent, so they decided to take action. The one thing they could control was getting themselves and their team registered to vote.
Now, the Big Ten’s decision to play football is driving the two sides even farther apart, with the University announcing that it will begin to conduct rapid testing on student athletes. Meanwhile, the University continues to neglect the demands the GEO has made regarding testing procedures for undergraduate and graduate students.