BY STATEMENT STAFF
A president, some Nobel Prize winners, a few Internet moguls, and Darth Vader — there is a high precedent set for students who graduate from the University. But somehow students find their way and then some, going from scared, M-planner-toting freshmen to leaders, innovators, and activists in a few short years.
BY JAMES BRENNAN
Israel-Palestine is a polarizing topic on any campus, but this is exacerbated at the University of Michigan, a school equally known for its radical activism and vibrant Jewish community (two traits not mutually exclusive).
BY ZACH SHAW
Always at the forefront of academic prestige and success, the school now finds itself at the forefront of a much less desirable position. The negative internal and external perceptions of the Business School are mounting, and the school must find a way to respond.
The Statement is The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, distributed every Wednesday during the academic year.
BY LUNA ANNA ARCHEY
Armed with a camera, a good sense of timing, and a keen observational ability, these photographers capture student life at its most thrilling, most inspiring, and sometimes most banal. Interspersed through our pages are our Photos of the Year. Happy viewing.
BY WILL GREENBERG
$6,406. On top of tuition, books, and everyday living expenses, an average student will spend this amount on social expenses during their four years here. $6,406. That’s the amount it costs to truly experience social life at the University.
BY IAN DILLINGHAM AND RUBY WALLAU
Finding support for a community that is not recognized in many official capacities can prove challenging.