A half-century ago, James Watson and Francis Crick became renowned for revealing the double helix structure of DNA, the molecule in each cell that provides the “blueprint” for human beings.

Earlier this year, my little sister approached me while I was enjoying a bowl of Honey Bunches of Oats with a particular announcement: “I want to major in art when I go to college.” Ever since she started middle school, art became her creative outlet.

As much as I attempt to read as many New York Times and Atlantic articles as I possibly can, I confess: It just isn’t feasible.

In an episode of "Master of None," the Netflix comedy produced by and starring Aziz Ansari, there’s a scene where a colleague of Ansari’s character, Dev, introduces himself to Dev’s friends at a New York City bar.

Now that the college football season is officially over, I’ve begun to reflect on some of the debates I have had the past few weeks over the future of the postseason.

Last year, as I sat in my organic chemistry lecture, a rather disturbing thought passed through my mind: This professor could say pretty much anything, and I’d believe it.

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I, too, sing America.


They’ll see how beautiful I am

And be ashamed—

I, too, am America.

-Langston Hughes

Betsy DeVos’ appointment as secretary of education under the Trump administration marks what the Detroit Free Press has justifiably labeled as the “

With the hate crime reports and white supremacist fliers that have spread throughout campus this year, it is important that we as a university further address how to be a proactive bystander in problematic situations where racist language is spewed and racially charged aggressions are committed.