I was interested to see that among the demands made by the organizers of the March 5 Student Strike Against the War was the request that the U-M “Declare that the campus will not host the newly proposed Army Biotechnology Center.” And restore a clause prohibiting University weapons research, something the University did in response […]

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University Party member and MSA member Paul Scott wrote me an email defending the “U-Party” against my criticisms. In it, he writes: “I want to be clear that even though we are against passing resolutions which have the ability to divide this University on controversial and non-campus issues, we by no means are going to […]

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Yesterday, I was told in a meeting with Michigan Daily editor-in-chief Louie Meizlish that three recent posts to this website constituted ‘Daily-bashing,’ something prohibitied under the newspaper’s bylaws. As you may know, I was fired by previous editor-in-chief Jon Schwartz after I disagreed with him on a private email list. (He was threatening to sue […]

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University of South Florida and U-M Conference on Palestine participant Sami al-Arian has been arrested by federal agents on charges of supporting “terror.” Here’s a BBC News piece summarizing his history. I’ll be discussing the al-Arian case tonight on WCBN (88.3 FM) at 6:00 PM with Christian Knudson on our radio show Focus on the […]

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The ‘University Party,’ I mentioned in a post below had a viewpoint in today’s Daily. Their introduction seems a watered down version of Blue Party and Paul Scott idology, (if those could be watered down) with such bold innovative statements like this: “We are the University Party, a new political group dedicated to restoring credibility […]

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Well, it appears MSA has indeed voted to support the University’s affirmative action lawsuits after a tortured meeting last night. The Michigan Student Assembly is the only governing body I know of that has trouble taking a point of view. Fortunately, more responsible minds prevailed over the likes of Mr. Wilson who believes “MSA has […]

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James Justin Wilson has posted a comment about the Daily’s take on the flyer ban approved by MSA on the Review’s blog. Let the partisan sniping begin! In it, he claims the Students First majority heard the newly formed University Party was planning on making abolishing flyering their platform and passed the ban to pre-empt […]

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