Doug and Alek are joined by Michigan Advance Editor-in-Chief Susan J. Demas to discuss her recent column about the current state of affairs as it pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic, journalistic niceties, the shift in the way journalists operate amid an ultra polarized political climate, access journalism, and the highs and lows of mountain climbing (see what we did there?)
James Pedersen of Cassopolis expresses his concerns over what he calls “outrageous, appalling, sexist and violent comments” recently made by Michigan GOP Chair and University of Michigan Regent Ron Weiser.
WSV Columnist Aundrea Sayrie writes, “Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is an effective leader. Here are four things about his leadership style that make him effective.”
“No matter what you believe, who you voted for, or what you think of either candidate, I urge you to continue to educate yourself and think with empathy, because if you stop caring, the other side has already won.”
How did we get here? How did we get to a place where facts are not facts and opinions are? When did things change from seeking the truth to seeking something to fit our own narrative? The narrative I would like to address in particular is that Barack Obama created division in this country.
“Tuesday’s debate was another missed opportunity for Donald Trump to create unity, by showing a desire for equity and justice for all American citizens. Instead kerosene was added to the fire.”
Torrey Brown argues that everyone has their fingers pointed at governors, claiming that they are responsible for this or that during the pandemic, while not realizing who is ultimately responsible for it all.
In this week’s edition of Tuesdays with Torrey, WSV Columnist Torrey Brown looks at the Heroes (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act.
Why is it so hard for organizations such as the Black student union or the Latino student union to collaborate with the Western Democrats or the Western Republicans? Why is it so hard to have that color representation in something as big as politics, especially in college?