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ACLU chapter hosts speaker on racial profiling last Saturday

November 7, 2014

Michael J Steinberg, the Legal Director of the Michigan American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke about racial profiling in the United States to an audience of sixty students on Nov. 1 in John B. Davis Lecture Hall. After a couple ...

Pushing for deeper conversation sparked by 12 Years a Slave

November 15, 2013

Saturday, Nov. 9, The Walker hosted a conversation and Q&A with Steve McQueen. I went to the talk to hear McQueen talk about “12 Years A Slave,” which I had written a long article about in the a previous issue of The Ma...

Fighting with friends with a heart still on fire

October 31, 2013

Recently, an op-ed I wrote titled “Angry counter-punch” received two responses that ran in the October 18 issue. These responses were quite lucid, and came from people that I revere as journalistic colleagues (Danny Surman) an...

Mentioning race

October 10, 2013

Sitting in Café Mac the other day, I was discussing my encounter with a “30-year-old black man,” when I suddenly noticed I was being glared at by a few students at surrounding tables. I guessed that “30-year-old” was no...

Angry counter-punch: understanding rules and pursuing freedom

October 10, 2013

Recently, there have been op-eds concerning the unfair nature of administration action against certain students or certain groups of students, such as the forced resignation of FAC chair Adinah Zilton and the punishments levied up...

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