Columns

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The arrangement of powers between lawmakers and law enforcement can seem very simple in the abstract. Lawmakers make the laws, and law enforcement enforces those laws. In practice, this relationship can be a bit more complicated.

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The most common misconception regarding mental health is the pervasive idea that you can address it by simply exercising willpower.

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You have probably found yourself in the same position a number of times: dying to listen to music, but unsure of exactly what you want to listen to, so you pull out a favorite playlist and hit shuffle. But what does the shuffle button actually do?

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Last week, the Supreme Court blocked a Louisiana abortion law that

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On Feb. 11, the Islamic Republic of Iran celebrated the 40-year anniversary of the 1979 revolution.

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The hype has been real. For the past decade or so, we have seen a sudden race between automakers and software development companies to build the first driverless car.

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The University of Michigan has a rich and storied history of student activism. One vivid example is student activism against the horrors of South African apartheid.

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Political commentator Ben Shapiro is coming to campus. He has been invited to come down to the University of Michigan at the behest of Young America’s Foundation and there will surely be fireworks at his event (as there tend to be at all of them).

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“Brokeback Mountain” is probably my favorite movie. Not only are Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal phenomenal actors, but the film is also moving in a way that isn’t overly theatrical.

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Watching Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, played by Felicity Jones, climb the steps of the Supreme Court moments before the credits rolled elicited not only an emotional reaction from the theater’s crowd, but also spurred my thinking on the emphasis on the recent portrayals of strong wome