Viewpoints

From campaigns for gender equality to expressions of discontent over past athletic policies, student activism is very much at the core of our university’s history. By uniting to advance positive change, University of Michigan students drive discovery and shape innovation.

A philosophical take on the right to free speech.

Trigger warning: The following op-ed contains references to transphobia, suicide and sexual assault.

You already know what he said.

Diversity. It’s a complicated word, yet a pervasive one, especially at colleges and universities around the country.

Forty-three years ago, a coalition of Arab states led by Egypt and Syria attacked Israel on the Jewish high holiday of Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year.

“Since my first visit in elementary school, I have been fairly certain that the University of Michigan is my favorite place on earth.” That is how I began one of my Common App essays some two years ago. At that point in time, the University of Michigan was flawless.

If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump is in a lot of hot water.

Let’s face it: There will never be a convenient time for those who are privileged to confront the barriers to liberation for those who are oppressed.

What is he wearing? Oh my god, look at his hair. Why is he so shrill? I mean, there’s a way to get your point across without yelling at your opponent. Just imagine him in office. He’d probably have a testosterone surge and end up releasing nukes or something.