Editorials

On Aug. 4, Ann Arbor became the first city in Michigan to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21.

In a letter to incoming freshmen on August 24, John Ellison, University of Chicago’s dean of students, denounced the use of safe spaces and trigger wa

The shootings of Alton Sterling and 

For the past two years, the University of Michigan has been under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for its handling of allegations of sexual violence.

This new policy favors the claimant in numerous ways and will likely increase the number of assaults punished, thereby raising the standards around sexual activity and changing the culture around sexual assault on our campus.

In the following roundtable discussion, Ben Keller, senior editorial page editor, and Editorial Board members Michael Mordarski and Gracie Dunn give their takes on whether the chalk messages, including “Trump 2016,” “Build the Wall” and “Stop Islam” written on the Diag on March 29 and 30 should be sanctioned by the University.

Though Title IX ensures that students have the right to use the restroom aligning to their gender identity, the Office of Student Life and the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities should explicitly state that transgender students can use any bathroom on campus they feel most comfortable using.

Over the years of Detroit’s economic decline, the Detroit Public School system has suffered immensely. Since 2003-2004, enrollment in DPS has declined by 200,000 students.

David Schafer and Micah Griggs, running for president and vice president respectively on the newMICH ticket, are experienced, socially aware students, with detailed plans to improve Central Student Government.

The Michigan House must support fairer punishments.

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