The situation is dire and can get so much worse. With so many more students back on campus, there is a higher risk for infection and a higher need for responsibility.
From the lack of accountability for fraternities and sororities continuing to party, to the university's mishandling of the polarizing tension of the election, last year’s affairs aren’t done with.
The country will breathe a collective sigh of relief as we all move on from the Trump-era of American history.
A good president will vow to do away with partisanship for the overall good of this country, and this is why we are endorsing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden for this year’s presidential race: a man who has already vowed to be a president to all.
Even in being anonymous, these sources bring a needed perspective and awareness to the story that would not have been there otherwise.
During this time of immense Black death and trauma, Black students shouldn’t have to go through the labor of theorizing justice for themselves and other counterparts.
In this time, we all have a role to play in the reformation we hope will happen to this country. We support the peoples’ right to protest and to not be at the mercy of state-sanctioned weapons, and we are grateful for those willing to put their bodies on the frontline curing a pandemic.
But as a university that’s tasked with emergency management quite frequently, the response from our school should have been better.
Having to choose between gaining experience and making money is not a decision students should be balancing in a society as advanced as ours.
The more we pour into student government, the more they pour back into us.
In America’s white and evangelical haze, we can forget that Black History is American history, but Black Awareness Month, as we at UM call it, is here to make sure that we never forget.
However, revamping and making the experience better will mean nothing if half of the students cannot afford it.