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Sam Baldwin, media designer for the Center for Academic Innovation, has filmed more than a thousand live sporting events around the Midwest

“The hardest part is knowing what’s going to happen next and being ready for it, because if you’re not anticipating it, you’re going to miss it.”

— Sam Baldwin, media designer for the Center for Academic Innovation, who has filmed more than a thousand live sporting events around the Midwest

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U-M Heritage

When he was 86 years old, Forman Brown walked into a gay bookstore in Los Angeles and asked a manager if the shop carried "Better Angel." The manager handed Brown a copy of the novel. The book was well done, he told Brown, and quite popular. “I think you’ll like it.” “I’m sure I shall,” Brown replied. “You see, I wrote it.”

Blue angel

When he was 86 years old, Forman Brown walked into a gay bookstore in Los Angeles and asked a manager if the shop carried “Better Angel.” The manager handed Brown a copy of the novel. The book was well done, he told Brown, and quite popular. “I think you’ll like it.” “I’m sure I shall,” Brown replied. “You see, I wrote it.”

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    “This ruling is very devastating for a lot of folks. We have many concerns within the LGBTQ+ community that overturning this precedent will have an impact on other decisions that were made based on the 14th Amendment,” said Gary Harper, professor of health behavior and health education, on the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Roe v. Wade and let states determine abortion access.

    WXYZ/Detroit

    “The point of installing these individuals across various states around the country is not to validate a particular message or to propagate Republican philosophy. It’s to rig the system so that an individual named Donald Trump can win the election, no matter how people vote,” said Vincent Hutchings, professor of political science and Afroamerican and African studies.

    USA Today
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    “It’s our role to provide access to accurate information, whether it includes aspects of our racist and derogatory past, or whether it includes things that we are still proud of today. … So much of our history is problematic, but yet it is our history and we can learn from it and build from it and be a better nation in the future through an understanding of how we’ve been problematic in the past,” said Clayton Lewis, curator of graphics material at the William L. Clements Library.

    Michigan Radio

    “Trauma is long-lasting. It’s not a month or year after. It’s years and years after for a community to come back to healing (after a school shooting),” said Hsing-Fang Hsieh, co-investigator at the School of Public Health’s National Center for School Safety. “We need to continually offer support and make efforts to rebuild sense of trust and safety.”

    The Detroit News
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    Cause-marketing practices — when companies donate part of their sales revenue to nonprofits to drive up sales and build brand awareness — can be inconsistent in terms of consumers knowing how much and where their donations are going, say Aradhna Krishna, professor of marketing, and Uday Rajan, professor of finance. “Consumers are pretty focused on trying to do good for others, (but) before you think of a company doing a lot of good, you have to step back,” Krishna said.

    Detroit Free Press