The University of Michigan is a community full of diverse ideas — of brilliant, compassionate and kind students. Most importantly, the University would not be the place it is without you. Student input and advocacy make this place the amazing university it is.
I’m not sure who I will cast my ballot for in November, let alone in the Michigan primary. I have a Bernie sticker on my laptop and a Hillary magnet on my fridge. I am constantly learning more about each candidate, while also balancing my pragmatic feelings from a tactical strategic perspective.
Last Thursday night, I received a phone call from my college roommate. She broke the news that a friend of ours who had graduated from Michigan with us had died while on a business trip. At the ripe age of 27, Adam went to sleep and never woke up. Upon hearing this, I was in total shock.
The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is testing new approaches to recruit and enroll more high-achieving, low-income students from across the state. But will these efforts be enough to attract and retain students — most of whom are the first in their families to attend college?