Scroll through the average news or social media feed and you’ll see exclamations about the end of times.


In the summer of 2016, Great Britain stunned the world by passing the “Brexit” referendum to leave the European Union. However, as Britain’s deadline to finalize a deal with the European Union over the terms of their departure grows nearer, the mood in Britain is starting to change.


Though we are basking in the light of the new year, we cannot forget an utterly devastating realization that the world came to after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report

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.


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.


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