Viewpoints

The official results were released a couple weeks ago, and we are humbled and honored to have been elected to serve as the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government president and vice president.

The viral video of Jake Croman launching an onslaught of verbal assaults on a local Uber driver reminded me of my experiences wo

In an infuriating display of stubbornness, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R–Ky.) refuses to hold hearings on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, citing that the American people deserve to have a say in this process. The thing is, they did.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016: 5:15 p.m. 

Foreigner.

Conservative.

Oppressed.

I don’t spend most Saturdays around a lecture hall, but this past March, I made an exception. I had noticed a Facebook event for the Saturday Morning Physics talk series titled “Higgs and the Beginning of the Universe,” to be given by Bibhushan Shakya, a researcher here at the University.

In light of the racist chalkings on the Diag last week and violent rhetoric across the nation at large, Muslim, Middle Eastern and North African students have been confronted with a seemingly hostile climate on campus.

The LGBTQ community has made impressive advances in recent years, and we celebrate every victory that brings us closer to full equality for all. But there is still a lot of work to be done before LGBTQ Michiganders cease to be treated as second-class citizens.

Whenever my sister and I visit my uncle, we can always be sure to hear him say, “So how is Snobby-ville?” By “Snobby-ville,” my uncle is referring to Ann Arbor, and, more specifically, the University of Michigan campus.

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” –Audre Lorde