Greek life is a powerful social system on campus — powerful enough to make a seasoned journalist sweat through three layers of BareMinerals powder and powerful enough to draw a crowd of hundreds to a standard Thursday evening mass meeting.
First, a joke: University President Mark Schlissel, if by “party culture” you mean sitting alone in your room, listening to a Pete Holmes podcast and thinking about masturbating, then I am definitely devaluing my education.
It’s a Game Day in late September, and hoards of maize and blue-tinged students are streaming down State Street to the sounds of The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face.” But just as the University cements its place on Playboy’s annual
Though I only lived at the University of Michigan’s Biological Station for a brief period of time, I feel an internal shift in character; calmer, an increase of solidity, a more thorough understanding in who I am and where I fit in the great, complex scheme of life.
"I'm auditioning for Opera Core in a few weeks — they're doing Così fan tutte by Mozart. It's one of my favorite operas; it's what got me into opera, because my dad played it for me when I was little. I've been hearing the trio, Soave il vento since I was five. It's his favorite.
To say the curve of a tress is a matter of debate would be fair. What are we, anyway, but confused, furry creatures, forced to wander the world with a little extra fur on top? Some of our fur is curly; some of our fur is straight.