“Americans can really associate because he’s [Tucker] American,” said University of Michigan student Robin Singh, “He’s singing our languages, our music, and it reaches out better to Americans.”
As some of you may know, our Vice Chancellor, Stanley Henderson, has announced that he’s retiring after dedicating the last ten years of his career to making University of Michigan-Dearborn a great place to be. I interviewed him in hopes to help all of us really understand what an impact he’s made on our school and thank him for it; his responses and passion are assuring that his shoes will be hard to fill.
On Friday night, UM-Dearborn hosted its alumni hockey game at the fieldhouse. Fans of all ages packed the fieldhouse to watch the guys who at one times glided the ice in a UM-Dearborn uniform.
We can at least make college a bit better by trying to navigate these treacherous waters of exams and essays, of parking nightmares and hectic schedules, of droning professors and endless reading assignments with a bit of this ‘treat yo self’ mentality.
In lieu of the recent sexual assault on campus, I took it upon myself to help spread this never-stressed-enough message: You deserve to be safe. Of course, we can’t predict if a stranger might come up to us while we’re walking home alone at night, but don’t be fooled into thinking that this is the only kind of assault going on in today’s world. It doesn’t matter how old you are, what your sexual orientation is, or where you live—sexual abuse and assault is a problem in and out of relationships and families.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn hockey team was swept by Iowa State in a weekend series held in Ames, Iowa.