Viewpoints

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My story always begins with, “My grandfather, my Zayde, was a Holocaust survivor.” Sometimes I am embarrassed by how salient that fact is to my identity. I have often pondered how strange it is to have an identity rooted in tragedy.

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As two long-serving lecturers at the University of Michigan, we understand the importance of building a legacy for generations of students to come.

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The effort to eliminate public school segregation in America has stalled.

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On Feb. 1, the University of Michigan made effective a new policy requiring faculty, staff, student employees, volunteers and visiting scholars to disclose if they are charged with or convicted of a felony.

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It was with great disappointment that we read University President Mark Schlissel’s interview with The Michigan Daily, published on March 11 under the headline “Schlissel: ‘We are very much a confederation of thr

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In the fall of 2016 at the University of Michigan, a chapter of HeForShe, a gender equality solidarity movement, was formed.

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When asked about my experience with the active shooter scare last Saturday, I compress it into a few sentences: My roommate and I were in the Diag for the vigil. We got separated and had no way of contacting one another. We both spent two hours wondering if the other had been shot.

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J was napping on a couch in East Quad when he was approached by a University of Michigan police officer and asked to leave. The officer and the residential staff thought that he was experiencing homelessness because of the way he was dressed.

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I was sitting with my two best friends in a dorm room, laughing after an afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, when one of us received the first text from a friend. “There’s an active shooter in Mason Hall,” he said to me.