Viewpoints

Polsci professors, let's talk Kavanaugh

I’ve sat through my classes in the past weeks and watched as students halfheartedly took lecture notes while they streamed hearing after hearing on their laptops, like a melancholy version of March Madness.

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Recently, John Cheney-Lippold, an associate professor in the American Culture Department at the University of Michigan, declined a student’s request for a recommendation letter for a study abroad program, with vocal support from multiple activists on campus. The reason?

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When my parents started feeding me music, they treated love songs like alcohol. Little tastes from their cups — sips of wine, accosting them if they guzzle down more beer than they’re allowed. And never any hard alcohol because who gives a 10-year-old a shot of vodka?

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In 2009, Marc Webb’s directorial debut “(500) Days of Summer” was released to high acclaim. The film, told in a non-linear arc, guides us through the eyes of Tom Hansen, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, a hopeless romantic who becomes infatuated with Summer Finn, portrayed by Zooey Deschanel.

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At a time in history when every political norm has been upended and replaced with partisanship and personal attacks, we remember the American hero, Sen. John McCain, RArizona.

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With many people expecting Democrats to take back the U.S. House of Representatives — and even the Senate — in 2018, it is an opportune time to go over the way Democrats can continue to win and make gains going forward. Let me preface this by saying that I am not a Democrat.

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I am a proud University of Michigan alum — a 1973 LSA graduate. I was dismayed to read about Michigan Medicine’s intention to embrace concierge medicine with Victor’s Care. And while it may not be illegal or unethical, from my perspective it is the wrong thing to do.

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Sometimes, the largest environmental issues stem from the smallest objects. In the ocean and the Great Lakes, plastic is a large concern for the well-being of wildlife.

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Over the last few months, politics on campus have shifted their focus to affordability and access.

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On March 24, University of Michigan students marched for their lives. In January 2017 and 2018, thousands of college students marched for the protection of their rights and diversity.