Category: Justice

Wow

The headlines tell it all on this one. Detroit News: “U-M Suspends Coke Contract“ Ann Arbor News: “U-M puts contract with Coke on ice“ University Record: “U-M suspends purchase of Coca-Cola products“ Michigan Daily: “‘U’ to suspend Coke contracts in milestone decision“

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More Organizing Against Michigamua

At the University of Michigan, the Native American Student Association (NASA) is seeking student organizations who want to sign a statement “In Solidarity Against Racism” whose signers agree to withhold support to any organization that maintains ties to Michigamua. Here’s the full statement: In Solidarity Against Racism: We the undersigned officially withhold our support, both […]

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Michigamua Scrutinized at Michigan

Although in general the memory of the 2000 Michigamua Tower Occupation is fading at Michigan, I have been encouraged by a new crop of activists who have sought to bring attention to the organization. Jamie Shenk is one of those students. The president of M-agination films, a unit of the University Activity Center, he became […]

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Affirmative Action Off 2006 Michigan Ballot?

One United Michigan is reporting in an email that the Michigan Board of Canvassers voted not to add a controversial ballot initiative to the 2006 ballot that would eliminate affirmative action by the government, including at public universities. The board cited concerns about the validity of the signatures collected. Like in many BAM-N controversies, it’s […]

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Write For the Michigan Daily

Got a beef with the Daily? If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em: As the incoming editorial page editors for The Michigan Daily, we’re looking for opinion columnists and cartoonists for the winter term. Columnists publish a roughly 800-word piece on political or social issues once every two weeks, and cartoonists typically draw one editorial […]

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BAM-N Disrupts Board of Canvassers

This, thanks to the Gongwer News Service, a news company that covers Michigan politics. One of the many reasons mainstream groups should not work with them: Special Update, Wednesday, December 14, 2005, 1:07 pm PROTEST STOPS CANVASSERS MEETING What was expected to a be a pro forma meeting of the Board of State Canvassers to […]

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Michigamua Art Exhibit Thursday

This looks interesting, too bad I won’t be able to make it: Michigamua EXPOSED!!!!! An educational art exhibit sponsored by students from Art & Design 310 Thursday, December 15th 9 pm Michigan League Underground What is Michigamua? Why are they called a “secret society”? Why is it called racist? Why did students occupy the tower […]

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