North Quad and other Michigan Review Stuff

30 09 2010

I had a couple of pieces in the latest issue of The Michigan Review, which has just hit the stands.  In addition to the following news analysis/column (available online here) on North Quad, campus’ newest testament to wasteful spending, I penned a fair amount of our staff editorials—one on Ann Arbor’s new couch ban and the other on Sarah Palin (it doesn’t appear to be on the website yet).  So I have been writing, only not online.

I don’t like the title I gave the North Quad piece; it’s a bit snarky.  Regardless, read on to learn about the University’s most recent folly:

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And, as if nothing happened…

30 09 2010

…I’ve decided to fire the blog back up.  I had a hectic, high-stress summer, as anyone who was around me probably picked up on (not that I was really around all that much), so it was probably for the best that I stayed away from as many distractions as possible.  I even stopped reading and commenting on most of my favorite political blogs.  After a certain point, you can only handle so much politicking.

But things have changed substantially since the summer.

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