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I’m taking a class right now about the history of LGBTQ studies, and it’s having a profound impact on how I see myself and my own sexuality. We often discuss the social construction of gender and sexuality.

American tennis player Billie Jean King once said, “Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose — it teaches you about life.”

“The barrier of loneliness: the palpable, desperate need of the human animal to be with his fellow man … up there is an enemy known as isolation” - Rod Serling.

Think of the number of hours that you spend on your phone per day. Whether you relentlessly post on Instagram or you regularly read the news, I’m sure that you spend way more time on your phone than you would like to admit.

It’s no secret that gender norms are perpetuated in society and have undoubtedly spawned a restrictive set of socially-acceptable behaviors that dictate how people should act based on their gender.

Sunday night at 6:30 p.m., the nation came together to watch a beloved American tradition: the Super Bowl. I, however, was buried in my English homework deep within the Stacks. I considered this to be my own method of protest.

When Carl Sagan died in 1996, we lost one of the world’s greatest science communicators, leaving a vacancy that has yet to be filled by any modern scientist.

A new kind of grading system is gaining traction at the University of Michigan.

The other day, I logged into my Facebook account and noticed a notification on my timeline. It was a message from Facebook itself, urging me to update my profile picture.