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The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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Check Yourself... And Your Facts

It’s okay to be a little boring, if you can back yourself up.
I know we history students may seem somewhat tedious. But you know what? We tell the truth. Historical argument is based in verifiable fact. Unfortunately, facts seem to be at an all-time low in our…

13 Nov 1:55 PM 23 Read More...

Remembrance Day: The Real Rambo Was A Canadian

October 12 marked the five-year anniversary of Sargeant Leo Major’s death. If you find yourself asking “who in the world is Leo Major?” you may find solace in the fact that virtually every reader is wondering the exact same thing. A Google search on the fifth anniversary of…

12 Nov 1:00 PM 63 Read More...

A Crisis of University Pride and How to Save It

On any given Saturday between September and December, over 100,000 people can be observed lining up outside 1201 South Main Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Rain or shine, there they are, waiting impatiently to get in. No, they are not outside their neighborhood Apple store waiting to buy a…

31 Oct 2:09 PM 39 Read More...

Swimming with the Sharks

7:15 a.m., after a 30-minute route, the sight of the Bronfman building propelled me from an awkward walk-jog to an even more graceless gallop as I rushed to be the first in line to see an advisor. I was third. Yes, it was add-drop week…

28 Oct 1:00 PM 65 Read More...

4Floors for Some, No Floors For Others

 
I am sitting in my apartment at 3 p.m. on Thursday and I am rather disgruntled. The reason? I was unable to acquire a 4Floors ticket.
Admittedly, this complaint sounds somewhat petty. And to be clear, I don’t have an issue with SSMU, simply with the practice…

25 Oct 2:32 PM 10 Read More...