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The Statement Magazine: A Seat at the Table

BY THE STATEMENT MAGAZINE

The Statement magazine looks at University women in STEM

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Taking a stand in STEM: How women contribute to the sciences

BY AKSHAY SETH

Science, in the purest sense of the word, is a meritocracy.

Then why is it that in the vast majority of science and technology courses offered at the University, most students are male?

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Thought Bubble

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BY STATEMENT STAFF

“I’m into agricultural sustainability, and looking at how you can solve social issues before they become a problem, basically. So I really want to go into public health and do epidemiology – the study of disease … (My advice is) find something that you’re really passionate about and you want to change, and go into that..”

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Personal Statement: My favorite word

BY MAYANK MATHUR

I love the word “creative.” I love the crisp sound of the first syllable and how it seems to mellow down, almost wandering away into ambiguity by the time you finish saying it. It’s a small word, which is good because I’m not particularly fond of long, overly intelligent sounding words. Using them usually indicates an overzealousness to appease.

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The Statement is The Michigan Daily's weekly news magazine, distributed every Wednesday during the academic year.

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Training the next generation of female robo-builders

BY JESSE KLEIN

Just getting women interested in engineering and robotics is only the first hurdle. Gender biases persist and the team atmosphere of robotics is slightly to blame.

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Ann Arbor Affairs: Second time's the charm

BY DANIELLE RAYKHINSHTEYN

The first time a boy ever seriously told me he loved me, it was January. I was sitting in my dorm room in Alice Lloyd, freshman year. We were not dating at the time, so you can see how this would come as quite a shock.

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Famous by Association: The man bun

BY MARIAM SHEIKH

Unless you’ve been living under an enormous rock or have gotten your TV, internet and magazine subscriptions were taken away simultaneously, then you have undoubtedly noticed the new trend to grace each and every one of the red carpets this past season: the man bun.

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