The sometimes contentious relationship between free speech and academic equity at the University of Michigan came to a head this week.

Survivors Speak

Over the past few years, both students and administrators at the University of Michigan have addressed on-campus sexual assault through new policies and ongoing activism.

Hannah Harshe

In 2017, Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank said  President Donald Trump’s “pro-business” policies are “a real asset” to the country, and Under Armour stock 

Amanda Zhang

Too often women neglect the sexism we ourselves propagate. It is easy to blame day-to-day adversities on the patriarchy when it is such an obvious source of culpability.

Gotcha journalism mars public service

When I retired from Washington politics a year ago, I thought I had finally separated myself from click-driven “gotcha” journalism that is making public service a challenge. Unfortunately, I now find myself and my alma mater struggling uphill against an all-too-familiar media obsession.

lessons from media

“Gossip Girl” is a popular television show many of my friends binge watch on Netflix. As a fifth grader, I started watching the series live and followed the dramatic lives of high school aged Manhattan Elite, never missing an episode.


On Thursday May 10, The Daily was honored for exceptional journalism by the Michigan College Press Association.


The press has always played a significant part in American society. Whether it was when our founding fathers called for freedom of speech or President Trump’s condemnations of liberal news outlets as “fake news,” the importance of news outlets has never wavered.


Do you have a voice that needs to be shared? Do you find yourself theorizing about why events in the news happen the way they do? Are you passionate about politics, the environment, technology, business, campus life or culture?


I was 17 when I cut my hair into a pixie cut. It was my junior year of high school, and it had been an ongoing internal battle as I tried to decide if I was ready to make the chop. With the exception of a brief stint my freshman year of college, my hair has remained short.