After Michigan State’s upset victory in the NCAA tournament Friday night, the AP reports 17 were arrested in the 1,500-person celebration, while the Michigan State News said it was more than 20. Also, a State News headline to another story reads “Spartans celebrate how they normally do”. At least they’re being honest.
IFC President Branden Muhl has written to me about my post below, insisting his quote was taken out of context and asking me to remove my post. I replied, telling him about the “comments” feature and offering to post a rebuttle on his behalf. He replied, declining the offer. I maintain: I believe his comments […]
Here’s some more info about the Supreme Court audio: “Supreme Court vows quick release of U-M a dmissions tape”, and the Court’s March 27 Press Release. The Detroit News ran a story today about diversity on campus: “Self-segregation exists on campus at center of affirmative action case” My favorite part? The comments from IFC president […]
The Supreme Court has announced it will release audio tapes of Tuesday’s U-M admissions cases oral arguments. The article notes the court has only done that once before – for Bush v. Gore. The Ann Arbor News had an important story today about something people I know have been talking about for some time – […]
After suffering a massive denial-of-service attack, the Al Jazaarah English website has been mostly unavaliable since it’s launch. There are two mirrors I heard about today: aljazeerah.us, and aljazeerah.info you can check out. Greek organizations are upset the city might expand a historic district to include many of their houses. The argue the preservation restrictions […]
If you can get through the first two lines of Daily Editor-in-chief Louie Meizlish’s viewpoint today, there’s not much more awaiting you. The viewpoint, titled “Republicans need to shift gears if they want more votes from blacks” begins thus:“It used to be that if you were black, you were a Republican.The Republican Party’s first convention […]
The headline says it all: “Mayor Young gave Saddam key to Detroit” Also, Michigan launched their own “Homeland Security” website. I feel safer already. (In case you missed it: ready.gov) For an articulate rebuttal of Jon Schwartz’s column about anti-war protesters, I suggest Jess Piskor’s response today.