Editorials

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On Jan. 3, the Interfraternity Council at the University of Michigan lifted their two-month self-imposed suspension and gradually restarted social activities and formal rush.

Over the past few weeks, U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich, has been accused by multiple former employees of sexual harassment.

For a substantial portion of the student body, approaching the race and ethnicity section on University of Michigan documents poses an issue: Their ethnic identity isn’t there. Such is the reality of many students who identify as Middle Eastern or North African.

On Nov.

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Historically and contemporarily, universities have been the center of social change and political discourse. Consequently, the nature of free speech on university campuses is a deeply important issue.

On Nov. 7, Ann Arbor will be electing five City Council members, one from each of the five wards. This year, three of the seats — in Wards 2, 4 and 5 — are contested.

Fall term brings a familiar struggle back to students: the scramble to get a group of friends together, the hours scouring the internet or taking to the streets to find that perfect house or apartment, the scraping together of money for a security deposit.

In an increasingly tense school year for students of color, the Oct. 7 football game against Michigan State University brought on renewed controversy: the policing of multicultural fraternity parties.

Anti-Latinx, pro-Trump graffiti was found on the Rock at the corner of Hill and Washtenaw on Sept.

Over the past several months, protests over construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline have grown from a whisper to a feverous roar, both on campus and across the nation.

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