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?
I haven’t been a conservative forever. Until my junior year of high school, I considered myself an unavowed liberal. I won’t bore you with the entire story, but several factors contributed to my realization that I harbored many conservative thoughts — not an absolute ideology, however.
When news of the Flint water crisis broke national headlines, I couldn’t believe the reports I was reading. The citizens of Flint had been drinking river water contaminated not only by lead, but also with E. coli and trihalomethanes, for more than an entire year.