Columns

Alanna Berger

The issue of gun violence in America is insurmountable. Following the mass shooting that killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February of this year, acts of violence and their public protests have dominated the news cycle.

Protestors picket the Honors Convocation outside Hill Auditorium.

Activism, no matter the issue at stake, entails sacrificing resources and effort in pursuit of some larger cause. This stands in stark contrast to ignorance, and an outlook that is of self-centered attainment.

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What began as a debate over the dinner table at the Mosher-Jordan Dining Hall festered into the ominous realization that we are all unsuspecting advocates for a consumerist society. Well, not necessarily all, but most of us.

Julia Montag

PharmSci 420, a new University of Michigan course beginning Winter 2019, will explore all aspects of the medicinal use of cannabis.

Ellery Rosenzweig

Lately, when people ask me how I’m doing, I explain how I’ve been pretty overwhelmed and stressed by my workload and commitments this semester.

Margot Libertini

As a buzz of tweets about Texas Rep.

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It seems like every six months there is a new holiday that spends an entire day absolutely obliterating social media feeds.

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We live in a country so polarized that it’s hard to imagine having a civil conversation with someone who voted differently than you did. This is a problem.

Anamaria Cuza

A couple of weeks ago, a friend told me to apply for an internship at Palantir, a company that specializes in big data analytics. I scrolled through the job’s description, wrote a quick cover letter and left my application untouched for a couple of weeks.

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Now that the midterm elections are over with and Democrats won the popular vote in the House by the largest margins since Watergate, it is s