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|20 hours 47 min ago||Most of this is not overt||
This is a great discussion of an important issue. In my experience instances of overt discrimination or shunning of lower income students are rare. The vast majority of students at U of M really don’t care about their fellow students’ economic/social/geographic/racial background. At the same time there have always been groups of students who tend to congregate together. Some of the bigger groups, Detroit Suburban, Detroit, Michigan small town/rural and east coast Tri-State area were always noticeable. These groups were not 100% from the same background but the 80/20 was typically from the same background.
I don’t think these groups form due to an active dislike of people from other backgrounds. People just tend to make friends easiest with people like themselves. There is also the factor that most of us faced in that the first year of college is a big adjustment. In that environment it is not surprising that many tend to spend time with people who are familiar to them.
This being said one of the greatest opportunities at a place like Michigan is the chance to get to know individuals from backgrounds dramatically different from your own. While I did some of this during my time at Michigan I wish I had done more. I will certainly stress this to my children when they go to college.
This is why the rising cost of attendance is such a concern. Declining diversity weakens the school and lessons the opportunity to learn and grow from all students regardless of background. Efforts to maintain and grow the diversity of the student body across all segments are important. Beyond that efforts by both individuals and the institution to build connections between students of various backgrounds on campus are equally important. Most people will end up forming social networks made up of people like themselves. Its takes both institutional and individual effort to build more diverse networks that in the end will make you, Michigan and the country stronger
|2 days 11 hours ago||Trash can out the window||
My roommate put a trash can through a sixth floor bathroom window in south quad. I was looking at the damage when Tim Biakabutuka came in and threatened to kick my ass if I did not tell him who did it. (He was friends with our RA who was getting a lot of heat for how out of control our hall was).
|1 week 1 day ago||Seems like its Belichick’s Job||
As the leader of the organization to provide the response. Regardless of his involvement the team needs to respond to what has become a major story, rightly or wrongly. I am not sure what the Patriots response is but, “Talk to Tom” seems like Belichick making someone else deal with what should be his responsibility.
|1 week 1 day ago||Reason for title||
I was trying to point out how ridiculous it was that Belichick is throwing Brady under the bus instead of supporting his quarterback who won him three championships. The idea was the title showed what Belichick should have done and the article shows what he did do. By looking at the voting I guess this did not come across correctly. I will update the title.
|1 week 2 days ago||Punishment||
They of course need to pay for the damages. Beyond that some posters below seemed to indicate that Frat's budget for large amounts of damage for these trips. If true that is BS. Just because you pay for the damage does not excuse acting like a holes and making the university look bad. It also does not cover ruining the vacations of others staying at the resort.
|1 week 5 days ago||Mike McCarthy||
Do you fire him over this?
|1 week 5 days ago||Worst collapse ever?||
This has to be up there with the drive in terms of playoff calamities from Green Bays perspective if they don't come back
|3 weeks 1 day ago||It was intentional||
My ongoing battle against the tyranny of the eastern time zone. It won't matter and someone I work with will schedule yet another 8:00am eastern conference call where all east coasters are all happy and awake.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Stafford||
Does he have a playoff winning 2 minute drive in him.....I am thinking no but we will see
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Still a chance||
For playoff romo here
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Awful||
Series by OSU there. Time is not really a factor now
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Yes||
They were undefeated, defending national champs, and had not lost in 2 years. If they were not in it would have reduced the legitimacy of the eventual winner
|4 weeks 6 days ago||This is moving fast||
It sounds like the plan is to have Harbaugh at the basketball game and some other events after the game on Tuesday. He will have to wrap up things in SFO on Monday and fly overnight or get in the air by 5:30am PST on Tuesday morning (4.5 hour flight + three hour time change.)
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||I think Michigan believes they have him||
And that they are starting to plan for the announcement. I feel I have good reason to believe this. I realize I am intentionally not offering evidence to support this argument so feel free to take this with a grain of salt. Overall though I am just another person saying this looks really positive
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||Tuesday||
Everything seems to indicate that Michigan will introduce Jim Harbaugh as our new coach on Tuesday. I am confident that is the plan and will only change based on some last minute change of heart by Jim.
|5 weeks 21 hours ago||College football first||
Building on the college football came first argument I would like to declare Yale the greatest job for a football coach.
|7 weeks 13 hours ago||Can we bet||
In the total number of search bits before we make a hire? I am going with 28
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Will he get fired in the morning?||
There was a lot of smoke out of SF last week indicating management was unhappy. This game is a debacle.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Bob Stitt vs Brady Hoke||
Their was just an argument on Denver sports radio about the merits of Bob Stitt vs. Brady Hoke as the next CSU coach that was totally ridiculous.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Bob Stitt||
I heard some chatter on sports radio out here that CSU will look at Bob Stitt as their next coach if the Florida deal goes through. It would be interesting to see his offense at the mountain west level.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||One more game||
And this fucking nightmare is over
|9 weeks 6 days ago||4 more field goals||
Will win this thing
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Field goals||
If we can drive down here and get a field goal by the half we would be in a good position to get 12 to 15 total field goals kicked in this game. Get it into OT and we could go for a record. Big Ten!
|9 weeks 6 days ago||I guess it could be worse?||
The VT vs. Wake 6-3 double ot battle was likely less entertaining then this crap fest.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Winston||
You think he gets picked up by the FBI in the tunnel at half in the craziest in game development in sports history?
|11 weeks 18 hours ago||I can think of one school||
More relevant to us than Michigan State where something like this happened in the past. If I recall correctly it was a major factor in kicking off an investigation that put a program in the cellar for over a decade.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Isn't everyone fired?||
Fadora came in after the last guy was fired for the mess. I suppose Williams could be fired but the report seemed to indicate he was not involved and removed his players from the classes when he noted a bunch of them in the classes. He did not however have the university look into the classes.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Browns||
I have seen championships from all of my teams (Michigan football & basketball, pistons, redwings, tigers) except the Browns. Unfortunately this is the team I expect to never win. It's all John Elway's fault. FU John Elway
|11 weeks 6 days ago||OSU||
Lost to VT and went to OT vs PSU. Both those teams suck. They are whipping state who is good. So maybe the don't match up well vs. terrible teams. We have a chance!
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Good games||
That matter and are fun to watch. When is the last time Michigan has one of those?