Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien is a senior at the University of Michigan and editor-in-chief of The Michigan Review.

Michael O'Brien is a senior at the University of Michigan and editor-in-chief of The Michigan Review.

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In Memoriam, WFB

It’s impossible to speak about the legacy of William F. Buckley, Jr. without making special reference to his role in higher education. His first book, God and Man at ...

Tasteless

Over at Romenesko, there’s a link to how the Ohio State student paper’s sports section reacted to last Monday’s loss in the national championship (the second in two years–at least ...

Hilarity

I strongly urge PBC readers to check out the (unintentionally) hilarious article in yesterday’s New York Times on the revival of Students for a Democratic Society. Some excerpts: One student thought the ...

Columbia Profs Against…Ahmadinejad??

Weekly Standard fellow (and onetime NR intern extrordinaire) John McCormack has a piece over on the Standard’s website about the latest development in the Ahmadinejad fiasco. Apparently, some Columbia professors are upset. ...

Wow, Did He Really Just Write That?

Michigan’s daily, liberal paper, The Michigan Daily, published a column yesterday containing one writer’s argument for why liberals should appreciate guns. Sounds refreshing, right? Well, maybe except for this excerpt: Consider our ...

Maybe a Little Too Real

Over at The Politico, Helena Andrews draws attention to Kevin Powell, a cast member from the first season of “The Real World,” who is now mulling a bid for Congress in ...

P.C. Fabulous

We just published the latest issue of The Michigan Review today, and I’d love to share with the readers of Phi Beta Cons one of my favorite stories. It was written ...

Re: High Cost of Football

George, this isn’t exactly a groundbreaking revelation; college teams spend the nights in hotels all the time, even for home games. And, of course, road games require a place to ...