No help for the highways

Gov. Rick Snyder should consider vetoing the proposed bill in the hope of passing a more specific road infrastructure plan.

President Barack Obama's Testing Action Plan calls for a reduction in time students spend taking standardized tests.

Streamlined testing will produce useful data and allow for teachers to do what’s more important — focus on teaching content in the classroom.

The only way hope can be restored in the political process is by putting elections back in the hands of voters.

While there is significant room for improvement in many aspects, at the very least, the police should be stopped from taking people’s possessions prior to a conviction.

The University must continue to improve its diversity or risk being seen as uninviting to students of all backgrounds.

Course evaluations in their current form may not aid students in choosing classes, but releasing them should be a relatively painless process.

Michigan’s legislature should immediately work toward reforms to control invasive species, soil erosion, habitat damage and chemical input that pose an even greater risk to the Great Lakes.

The University should have taken better efforts to ensure all students have the opportunity to understand the revised sexual misconduct policy.

A necessary expansion

Last week’s launch of a hotline, which is meant to provide psychological services to students during hours when the CAPS office is closed, is especially commendable for its recognition that students need mental health support at all times — not just 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.