Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:44pm
Protestors clog Lansing Wednesday.

Thousands of disgruntled Michiganders protested outside of the Michigan State Capitol Wednesday to showcase their concerns with Whitmer’s COVID-19 stay-at-home executive orders.

While the event’s Facebook page urged attendees to “STAY in your VEHICLES,” hundreds of protestors mingled on the Capitol lawn and surrounding sidewalks, holding signs and waving flags.

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 5:37pm
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Civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton called on the University of Michigan to release a report on the number of African Americans involved in the management of the school’s endowment in a letter to University President Mark Schlissel and Chief Investment Officer Erik Lundberg last month.

Sharpton, writing on behalf of his organization, the National Action Network, requested diversity data both on University staff managing the endowment and leadership of the asset management firms the University works with.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 4:51pm
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The University of Michigan will no longer offer the Provost Award, a grant intended to meet full demonstrated need for out-of-state students, beginning with the incoming class of 2024. Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Kendra Ishop told The Daily in an email that instead, eligible out-of-state students enrolling for the first time in fall 2020 may receive the new Victors Award, a four-year, $8,000 award per year. 

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:44pm
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The University of Michigan faculty were not informed of the March 17 email sent to University on-campus residents titled “URGENT: Petition to Remain in Housing,” according to an email LSA Dean Anne Curzan and Timothy McKay, associate dean for undergraduate education of LSA, sent to LSA faculty Tuesday night obtained by The Daily.

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 3:27pm
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While the University’s Ann Arbor campus offers free health services through UHS, students on the Flint and Dearborn campuses find it difficult to receive accessible, adequate healthcare.

Launched in 2018 by a coalition of faculty and students to equip the U-M Flint and U-M Dearborn campuses with more resources, the One University Campaign has set achieving on-campus medical facilities as one of the campaign’s seven goals.

Monday, February 3, 2020 - 8:54pm
Nine Iowans participate in a satellite caucus held at the Ann Arbor Public Library Monday evening.

The Ann Arbor District Library hosted the state’s only satellite Iowa caucus, open to Iowa residents living in Michigan. The final delegate count resulted in Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., each winning two delegates

In addition, The Daily reporters Maya Goldman and Benjamin Rosenfeld were on the ground in North Liberty ahead of the Iowa caucuses this past week to discuss the 2020 election, campaign strategy and more.

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 7:11pm
Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of Reverend Oliver L. Brown, one of 12 parents who filed suit against the Board of Education, speaks at the MLK Symposium about the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education at the Michigan League Ballroom Monday morning.

Activist Cheryl Brown Henderson delivered a lecture on the legacy of landmark desegregation Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education before hundreds of people in the Michigan League Ballroom Monday afternoon. The talk was part of the University of Michigan’s Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.