Viewpoints

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Congress has finally taken some action on climate change, and the solution is exactly what we’ve been hoping for.

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A bombshell report was dropped over Thanksgiving. The Fourth National Climate Assessment provided perhaps the most detailed scientific assessment of how climate change is going to impact every area of our lives.

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As alumni of the University of Michigan, we were deeply disappointed by the recent actions of two instructors who refused to support students’ desire to study abroad in Israel. While we applaud the University for disciplining Prof.

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Editor’s note: This petition by faculty and students at the University of Michigan was sent to University President Mark Schlissel, Provost Martin Philbert and interim LSA Dean Elizabeth Cole this morning.

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The 2018 November election will be closely watched across the country for the impact it will have at the state and federal levels, but even here in Ann Arbor, voters will have the opportunity to cast a vote with a long-lasting impact on our city.

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Four years ago, Jordan, my big brother, graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in economics and moved to Pittsburgh. He relocated to a strange new city where he did not know a soul.

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When people think about religious diversity on campus, they may not always consider the diversity that exists within religious minorities. Since I arrived at Michigan, there has been one dominant political voice coming from the Jewish community: a voice which does not speak for me.

Why I declined to write a letter of recommendation

In my capacity as a graduate student instructor of political science at the University of Michigan, I recently declined to recommend a student to a study abroad program in Israel.

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As alumni of the University of Michigan, we are profoundly disappointed with the University’s decision to discipline Prof. John Cheney-Lippold, who has been punished for declining to write a letter of recommendation to a student applying to study in Israel.

When the dorm cries wolf

As many may know, the fire alarm has been going off incessantly at the Mary Markley Residence Hall. While it can be considered simply an annoyance, many students believe it has become a danger.