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Michigamua Information

This webpage is no longer being updated and retained for historical interest. Many colleges and universities have secret leadership societies. For example, the movie ‘The Skulls’ is based on Yale’s famous ‘Skull and Bones’ organization. The largest and oldest society at the University of Michigan was known as ‘Michigumua’ from 1902 until 2007, when the […]

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This has been my personal blog since 2001. This page contains a guide to some of my favorite posts and offline records. A search engine and categorical index is available on the sidebar to the right. Favorite Posts Urban Planning Rosslyn Redevelopment: 2008 REIDO Case Competition Winning Plan So You’re Interested in Becoming a Planner […]

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Tom Hayden Turned Down Michigamua Tap

According to an article he penned for the progressive website AlterNet, former Michigan Daily editor and Students for a Democratic Society leader Tom Hayden turned down membership in Michigamua – in the 1960s. However, he admits joing the now-defunct (I think) LSA society called the Druids. ” … I was a member of a secret […]

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Michigan Daily editorial page editor Jason Z. Pesick has a lovely little column in today’s Daily you might have heard about. In it, he writes about how glad he is that a “incestuous crew of campus activists,” is “finally” graduating. It’s enigmatically titled, “End of the vulcans” – I’m not sure what he means by […]

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TURNING DOWN THE TAP It has been rumored that current Michigan Student Assembly president Jason Mironov was tapped by Michigamua to be a member of their “Pride of 2005.” Well, it was true he was tapped, however Mr. Mironov has decided he did not want to be a member of that organization. He told me […]

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I’ve been contacted by a member of Vulcan and active leader in the U-M alumni association. “How is that you obtained a program from the Vulcan 100th Anniversary?” he asks, instructing me “I would like to retrieve it from you as this booklet is meant only for the use of its members. I would be […]

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What about VULCAN? The secret senior honor society in the College of Engineering is called VULCAN, and celebrated their 100th anniversary this weekend. I have obtained a “booklet prepared in conjunction with the Vulcans 100th Anniversary Celebration, held on April 3, 2004 at the Michigan Union ballroom.” Here is their statement of purpose: “VULCAN is […]

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