Category: Ann Arbor

‘Tent State University’

First time I’ve heard about this: Tent State University is a campaign that started in 2003 at Rutgers University and has been taken on by about 10 other schools so far. It is the realization of an alternative university in the midst of the old university. It symbolizes our dissatisfaction with the direction of the […]

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Affirmative Action On the Ballot In Michigan

Blogger Chetly Zarko wrote to me earlier this week to point out the so-called “Michigan Civil Rights Initiative,” which would ban affirmative action in Michigan, will appear on the ballot in November in that state. Another friend reminded me of this story which the Detroit Metrotimes printed in January, but I forgot to post here, […]

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Remembering Faz

Faz Husain, who passed away last week, will be remembered at a memorial service in Ann Arbor at Pioneer High School on Thursday, March 23rd at 7.30 pm. Friends have set up a memorial website at www.SayHelloToFaz.com.

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Full Text of Doe vs. Michigamua

Below, for your reading pleasure, is the complete text of a lawsuit filed against Michigamua and the University of Michigan last week in Washtenaw County Circuit Court. The formatting is a bit screwy — sorry, this was a rush file conversion job.

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Initiative On ’06 Ballot … For Now

MCRI Spokesman and frequent commenter sent me this link — the Michigan Court of Appeals has overridden a vote of the Board of State Canvassers and ordered the Secretary of State to put the proposal on the ballot. MCRI opponents are expected to appeal the decision to the Michigan Supreme Court.

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