UMich student founds community garden to help refugees

While many students at the University of Michigan often engage in activism through protesting with the local community, LSA senior Phimmasone Kym Owens took a different approach to student activism. Seeking to aid refugees living in Washtenaw County, Owens created a community garden in December of 2021 in collaboration with the Matthei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum and Jewish Family…

Five bills to watch in the Michigan legislature: January 2023

Each month, The Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills in the Michigan legislature for students at the University of Michigan to be aware of. The following article explains five bills that have been introduced, passed or signed into law by Michigan legislature or Gov. Gretchen Whitmer throughout the month of January. 1. Adding sexuality and gender identity to Michigan’s…

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