Author Archives: Lauren Opatowski

O’Green Day

March 15th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

As presented in this week’s issue of Consider, St. Patrick’s Day has sparked controversy concerning, both, its heritage and its exploitation


Kony 2012

March 8th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

“Right now there are more people on Facebook than there were on the planet 200 hundred years ago.” This is


Tests Making You Sick? Here’s Why

February 23rd, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

That time of year is upon us once again, but fortunately for most, it is almost over. I’m talking about


Liftoff (2.20.12)

February 20th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

Even though it is not likely for us to get hit by orbiting litter in space, scientists are worried it will


Reusable Water Bottles in the Big House

February 17th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

The sale of bottled water has been the environmentalist’s nightmare for quite some time now.  By now, I’m sure most


Liftoff (2.13.12)

February 13th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

The beloved Whitney Houston passed away on Saturday.  Here’s a short clip to remember her incredible life. After a rather stable


Not LUVIN’ Madonna

February 9th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

Sometimes when I watch the Super Bowl halftime show I find that I am so mesmerized by pretty lights and


Liftoff (2.6.12)

February 6th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

Start the week off by catching up on some of the events that happened over the weekend: Patriots unexpectedly lose


Liftoff (1.30.12)

January 30th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

Some things to catch up on from the weekend: The uproar of protests around the globe might finally be paying


Simple Energy

January 26th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

For those of you who have not yet heard, let me tell you about an incredible incentive program to help


Liftoff (1.23.12)

January 23rd, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

  Some things that happened over the weekend: Obama’s promise to double American exports in five years is actually on track. The


U-M Repairing NAGPRA Controversy

January 18th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

In December 2010, Consider published an issue concerning the controversial issue of NAGPRA on U-M campus. For those who did not have


Liftoff (1.16.12)

January 16th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

After six passengers have been confirmed dead in the Italy cruise ship disaster, questions are being raised about the captain’s


Coachella 2012 Lineup

January 11th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

The annual music festival Coachella, held in Indio, CA, is about to take music festivals where they have never gone


Not a Good Plan

December 8th, 2011 | by Lauren Opatowski

It is a common argument that if you are able to fight for your country, you should be able to



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