Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:16pm
President Donald Trump speaks at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI in October 2016.

President Donald Trump’s presidency is considered illegitimate by 57 percent of young adults, according to a poll conducted by GenForward

Among those who were surveyed, a slight majority of white voters age 18 to 30 found Trump’s presidency to be legitimate. However, within that group, 55 percent said they disapprove of his efforts as president.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:02pm

In an effort to continue the building of Flint following its declaration of a state emergency in 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommended budget for the 2018 fiscal year allocated funds toward multiple programs and initiatives within the city. The budget will run from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 10:26pm
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed speaks at the Ford School on Monday.

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed discussed his candidacy and platform to more than 150 students and community members at the Ford School of Public Policy Monday night.

The event, hosted by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, allowed students to ask questions and hear the story of the 32-year-old University alum and Rhodes scholar.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 3:29pm
Like UMSI, the Ross School of Business is environmentally conscious; it was honored by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, a rating system created by the U.S. Green Building Council to evaluate the energy efficiency of buildings.

The University of Michigan’s School of Information has achieved a Platinum-level certification for sustainability from the Office of Campus Sustainability.

All three UMSI locations earned the platinum certification —the highest certification offered— and is the first school within the University of Michigan to do so.

UMSI’s locations in North Quad, Maynard Street and North University Avenue achieved Silvers status in 2014 and Gold status in 2015. These locations are among the 165 certified Sustainable Workplaces on campus.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 2:36pm
Then Republican nominee Donald Trump appears in Grand Rapids, Michigan on the eve of Election Day in 2016.

President Donald Trump will visit Willow Run Wednesday, a former WWII bomber plant in Ypsilanti Township, to address automotive jobs with Detroit auto executives, union officials and workers, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 3:38pm
LED streetlights may produce troubling light pollution in the Detroit sky.

Although the Ford Field LED display and LED streetlights in Detroit were heralded as achievements of innovation and safety, the light pollution they produce could cause the city some problems.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 5:50pm

Abortion opponents have introduced three new pieces of legislation in aims of furthering their cause in the Michigan legislature.

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 2:55pm
The University of Michigan ranks number one in spending on research, which includes medical research.

Ranking first in research spending among public universities for seven consecutive years, the University of Michigan's research continues to grow and diversify. With programs in engineering, medical research, data science and the humanities, the University spent $1.39 billion in research development in 2016—a record amount.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:05pm

In an effort to fund the restructuring of Michigan’s deteriorating roads and bridges, a new state tax on gasoline will place Michigan in the nation’s top five for highest gas tax rates. There have been mixed reactions, however, since the implementation of the tax.

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 2:36pm

Wes Nakagiri, a Livingston County Tea Party activist, has his sights set on Kid Rock, Detroit native and Trump supporter, for a potential Senate candidate in 2018.

"[Kid Rock] has name I.D., is an out-of-the-box idea, and would kind of get rid of that stodgy Republican image,” Nakagiri said in an interview with the Detroit Free Press.