Opinion

Recruiting season for the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business undergraduates is essentially over. Winter break offered much-needed room to breathe for the many upperclassmen who have secured an internship or full-time job offer for the upcoming year.

I don’t blame my parents. I don’t look down upon them for their apathy. I definitely don’t consider them to be ignorant or anything less than intelligent. They were new to this country, to the language, to the quirks and they had a family to feed.

We all know, and dread, the Fall Career Expo put on by the University of Michigan’s Career Center. The ballroom in the Michigan Union is always packed with nervous college students trying to get an internship or a full-time position at one of the 180 companies that recruit on campus.

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I belong to “The Broken Generation,” at least according to a story run by Maclean’s (think Canada’s The Atlantic) in 2012.

 

As 2017 turns to 2018, and the age of President Donald Trump continues into its second year, the emotional roller coaster that has taken place for progressive Americans has been nothing short of exhausting and difficult.

The average American consumer spends 24 hours per week listening to music.

“We have an opportunity to rebuild the financial system,” Galia Benartzi, technology entrepreneur at cryptocurrency protocol Bancor, said to Fortune in December.

“Get out there, get in the way, get in trouble, good trouble, necessary trouble and make some noise,” U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

When I arrived at the University of Michigan this past fall, the decision to rush felt preconceived.

The past couple months have been eventful for special counsel Robert Mueller.