“I am here today not because I want to be. I am terrified. I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school.” - Dr. Christine Blasey Ford


A few days ago, I saw a man rollerblading while pushing a stroller with a golden retriever trailing behind on a leash. The spectacle looked like an American Ninja Warrior audition.

A glass blowing demonstration in Ann Arbor.

Last Saturday, Glass Academy from Dearborn, Michigan came to the Ann Arbor Farmers Market for the 10th annual Glass Pumpkin Festival. Visitors watched molten glass, which was heated to over 2000 degrees Farenheit, slowly take the form of a colorful pumpkin.

"I just got really good at covering up how I feel.": Profiles of gay loneliness

You’re really cool, man, but I’m looking for a straight roommate.”

The Central Campus Recreation Building.

At the University of Michigan, sexism is often subtle.


Aurora is an invoker. By its definition, its implications and its pronunciation it invokes a sense of grandeur unlike any other word in the English language. It is my salvation, the conviction of all other convictions.


It was the first chilly night in Ann Arbor since term had started. I was walking down State Street with a friend — the plans of watching a movie on the horizon to escape the stressful realities of our lives.

You Can't Bury Canterbury (Part 2)

This is part two of a series published by the Statement examining the Canterbury House, its influences and history.


Talking is scary.


For a population that bears the seemingly perpetual stress of finding a place to live near campus, it is curious how college students have such wanderlust for the world beyond.