Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 4:52pm
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This article is part of a series by The Michigan Daily profiling four of the candidates seeking a seat on the Board of Regents this November at the University of Michigan.

University of Michigan Regent Mark Bernstein (D) says he’s running for reelection this November to settle unfinished business. In his first election bid in 2012, he drove a school bus around the state covered in slogans like “Keep College Affordable” and “Higher Education, Lower Cost.”

Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 1:18pm
Sandra Steingraber, then a reporter for The Michigan Daily, receives medical treatment after being knocked unconscious by law enforcement in October 1988.

Sandra Steingraber, an alum of the University of Michigan and former opinion writer for The Michigan Daily, said she doesn’t remember the University’s first arrest following the deputization of campus police officers. Steingraber, who was a Rackham student at the time and now teaches environmental studies at Ithaca College, was unconscious.

Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 9:23pm
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Ypsilanti resident Audrey Anderson’s voice carried across the University of Michigan Diag Saturday, echoed by about 100 people at a protest against racial injustice organized by the nonprofit Survivors Speak. 

“Ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around,” Anderson sang. “I’m gonna keep on marching, keep on standing, keep on ‘til justice comes.” 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 7:42pm
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A vote of no confidence in University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel split the Faculty Senate Wednesday afternoon, but a set of rules dating back to the 1800s may offer some insight.

The Faculty Senate’s vote of no confidence in Schlissel would pass according to the parliamentary guidelines specified in both the body’s own rulebook and those designated by the University’s Board of Regents.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:13pm
Students adjust to the new campus bus routes that were created to minimize contact with other passengers.

When the University of Michigan campus closed in March, transit coach operator Ken Bowman’s bus was one of the only vehicles in town still operating.

Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 12:17am
Students, faculty and community members gather on the Diag to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake and to advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement Saturday afternoon.

University students, community members and elected officials of all ages and races took part in speeches on racial inequality on the Diag before marching through downtown Ann Arbor in an event organized by the non-profit Survivors Speak.

Hundreds marched through Ann Arbor and gathered to listen to a variety of speakers discuss current events surrounding racial justice in the United States.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 9:42am
The Ann Arbor Police Department releases details on social distancing enforcement Thursday morning.

The University of Michigan and Ann Arbor Police Department are offering some clarity as to their plans to manage off-campus student behavior this fall.

Four canvassing teams of two to three people — made up of students, staff, faculty, volunteers and community engagement officers from the Division of Public Safety and Security and AAPD — will walk across campus and near-campus neighborhoods seven days a week from noon to midnight. They will rove daily from Aug. 20 to Aug. 30, according to an AAPD release.