Time and time again, Muslim students have found the administration absent when its support was needed most. Muslim students feel unsafe, unwelcome and unheard in a space that is meant to be inclusive of all identities.
If the University of Michigan is supposed to be one of the most liberal campuses in the country, I shudder to think what it is like on other campuses. Like many others who entered the University last fall, I came under the impression that this campus was an oasis of tolerance and diversity.
Grow up. You are not an adult until you learn to respect other people. You cannot count your college years as free passes to be assholes, at least, not when it comes at the cost of the safety of others.
What comes to mind when you hear “social innovation?” Is it entrepreneurship? Technology? Big ideas? When I hear “social innovation,” I think optiMize. I think unity, trust, family and community — the real things that will inspire people to change the world.