A growing wake of women have revealed their struggles with sexual harassment in the nation’s capital, and now U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, D-Dearborn, joins them after telling CNN that a U.S. Senator and a “prominent” historical figure made unwanted sexual advances.
Avomeen Holdings LLC, the chemical testing business is suing founder Shri Thanedar in federal court for making “fraudulent and misleading” claims regarding his company's revenues to inflate the value of its sale. Thanedar, a University of Michigan alum and Democratic gubernational candidate, sold his controlling stake earlier this month, seven years after he founded the company, according to a report by the The Detroit News.
The Ann Arbor Police Department has determined a report that a student pedestrian was knocked unconscious and robbed last week was falsified.
The unarmed robbery was originally reported Nov. 11 at 5:10 p.m. on the 700 block of South State Street, between Hill and Monroe streets. The 21-year-old victim described being struck on the head by an unknown suspect.
On election night 2016 students and citizens across the country glued themselves to screens in anxious anticipation of who would be their president come 2017. As the night wore on, it became more apparent now-President Donald Trump was pulling ahead following wins in key states Ohio and Florida. The election was called early Wednesday morning, with an upset victory for Trump.
Former JetBlue CEO Dave Barger, who previously attended the University of Michigan, gave a $10 million gift to the University’s Barger Leadership Institute, an initiative to promote research opportunities for LSA students.
This gift comes 10 years after the foundational donation he made to create the institute. This 10th-anniversary gift is intended to expand and sustain the opportunities the institute gives to student leaders.
After confirmation that prominent white supremacist Richard Spencer requested to speak at the University of Michigan, the NAACP and Black Student Union released statements requesting action to bar Spencer from speaking.
The Black Student Union sent a letter to University President Mark Schlissel and the Board of Regents Tuesday night that demanded Schlissel deny Spencer’s request, especially in light of recent racist events on campus.
Students for Allied Freedom and Equality set up a wall on the Diag to represent the separation wall between the occupied West Bank and Israel. The pro-Palestinian group annually sets up the wall every year. In addition to the demonstration, SAFE had a student dress up as an Israel Defense Forces soldier and simulate the military checkpoints Palestinians have to go through daily.
In a poll of students conducted by The Daily earlier this month, a majority said they were unfamiliar with Michigan's gubernatorial candidates this year. The Daily talked to several major candidates to help provide a guide.
The poll was sent to 500 students. Of the respondents, 32 percent of students said they are most likely to vote for Abdul El-Sayed, while 48 percent of respondents said they were unsure whom they would vote for.