Generating buzz on campus: an insensitive email written by now-College Republicans Chair and U-Party MSA candidate Adam Haba. Also, an analysis of MSA voting by my friend Michael Simon conducted one year ago indicates three variable significantly impact who is likely to vote in student government elections: students who live in the dorms, are involved […]
It appears the student interveners won’t be addressing the Supreme Court. They claim the University’s lawyers went back on their word. It’s no surprise – the corporate law firm hired by the University also does work for the company that runs the S.A.T.. (A cornerstone of the intervener’s argument is that the SAT is racially […]
Tim Wise will be holding a workshop from 12:00-2:00PM in MSA chambers, and speaking in 220 Hutchins Hall at 8:30 PM tonight. The ‘U’ is preparing tight security for Salman Rushdie, according to this Ann Arbor News article. Or is this just empty small-town hype? You decide. Here’s a little something to send your friends […]
Local news I’ve been neglecting: 4 break-ins over break, and this neat story about Ann Arbor’s towing industry. The Student Strike Against the War recieved national press: CNN: “Students Pencil In Iraq protest”, BBC: “U.S. Students Protest Against War”, among others. Also, members of the Royal Shakespeare Company participated at the Anti-war rally at noon […]
Students First and the University Party have updated their websites. Note the lack of any significant ideology from either party. (How’s this for an idea: Taco Bell on campus.) At least Students First seems to represent something more than the interests of wealthy whites fed up with too many parking tickets from driving to class […]
While it may have been spring break here, for the rest of the world it was Iraq, Iraq, Iraq, as usual. Here on campus, Anti-War Action! is gearing up for their big student strike Wednesday, and the Ann Arbor Committee for Peace has a billboard on I-94. The Observer (London) reported yesterday on a leaked […]
I recently posted a page on the Planada Apartment building, which the University has purchased and plans to tear down. Also, I will be in Nogales, Arizona and Mexico until Sunday, March 2 on Ian Robinson’s class on Mexico’s maquiladoras with the Borderlinks program. Have a great spring break!