If you don’t want to be stereotyped, don’t tell people you’re from the South.

The UM club boxing team competes in East Lansing November 2.

The UM Boxing Club competes in shows and tournaments year round, culminating in the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association (USIBA) Nationals Tournament in March.

The Church of Scientology

When we walked into the recently opened Church of Scientology in Detroit, located downtown at 1 Griswold Blvd., a man in an ill-fitting black suit jumped up from behind the front desk and immediately told us to fill out a “survey,” asking for our full names, addresses, phone numbers, emails


On the first day of middle school after moving to Michigan, I took a mathematics test. Our teacher walked slowly up and down each aisle, handing every student their test with a straight face.


Every Monday we would crack the spine of our “Handwriting Without Tears” workbooks, an artifact of early 2000s elementary school curriculum, a time when public schools could still afford such luxuries.

Charting the politics of Michigan

An election is nothing more than a snapshot of the electorate at a given time. Nevertheless, the results of the 2018 midterm elections in Michigan help form a wider story of the shifting political sands of the state and the nation.

Voters in Tappan Middle School.

Midterm elections in Michigan were held on November 6. Daily photographers went around campus to capture students and locals at the polls.

The Michigan Daily

“Do you guys want to hang Saturday night?” I text some guys I met during Welcome Week, the October of my freshman year.


While at times it seems that we are living a political farce, President Donald Trump’s administration is not an exaggerated theatrical mockery of politics. It is the overt and violent manifestation and expansion of American imperialism.


In the spring of 2016, I voted for Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary for president. I’d gone to a rally that March, and Sanders had said things I’d never heard any politician say.