Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 10:38pm
Students gather at a vigil for victims of hate crimes outside of Rackham on Thursday evening.

About 35 people gathered on the steps of the Rackham Graduate School Thursday evening to hold a vigil for recent hate crimes — in particular, in remembrance of the murder of Indian immigrant Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, Kan.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:13pm

Former President Barack Obama and current Gov. Rick Snyder are favoring the Michigan basketball teams in each of their respective NCAA tournament brackets, as Obama predicts the Wolverines will reach the Elite Eight and Snyder believes Michigan will win the National Championship.

The Obama Foundation tweeted out Obama’s picks for the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments, in which he predicts North Carolina will win the men’s tournament and the University of Connecticut will win the women’s.  

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:27pm
The Michigan Legislature is currently addressing expansions and limitations to the Freedom of Information Act in Michigan through two bills.

The Michigan Legislature is currently addressing expansions and limitations to the Freedom of Information Act in Michigan through two bills: Senate Bill 0069 and House Bill 4149.

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 8:04pm

The University of Michigan is slated to receive an overall 2.5 percent increase in funding — a 2.4 percent increase for UM-Ann Arbor, 3.1 percent for UM-Dearborn and 2.8 percent for UM-Flint — as a part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommended budget for the 2018 fiscal year.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:57pm

bulletin sent out by the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security announced the investigation of an unknown man trying to lure a 10-year-old girl into his vehicle in the Northwood 46 parking lot at 1400 McIntyre Dr. at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday.

According to the bulletin, the man was driving a four-door black car and motioned for the child to enter his vehicle before she immediately ran away.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:16pm

Elizabeth Moje, associate dean for research and community education, was confirmed as the new dean of the School of Education by the Board of Regents on Thursday, the University of Michigan announced in a press release.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:07pm
Panhellenic Peer Educators speak at the Panhellenic Association Greek Life Speak Out, a forum and safe space for survivors of sexual violence, at the Union on Thursday.

The Panhellenic Association at the University of Michigan partnered with the University’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center to host the second annual Greek Life Speak Out at the Pendleton Room of the Union on Thursday.

In front of a full-capacity audience of about 250 people, survivors of sexual assault came forward to speak about their experiences in an open-forum setting. Women spoke about instances of sexual assault they have experienced within and outside the Greek life system or beyond the University.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:25pm
Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer discusses her announcement to run in the 2018 election to University of Michigan College Democrats at the Ford School on Thursday.

Gretchen Whitmer, former Democratic minority leader in the Michigan state Senate and lecturer at the Ford School of Public Policy, addressed the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats Thursday night about her candidacy for Michigan governor in 2018.

Whitmer officially filed paperwork for the upcoming gubernatorial race in January, becoming the first candidate to officially enter.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 7:51pm
The city of Ann Arbor covered in snow in January 2017.

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday they will assess whether the dioxane plume in Ann Arbor will qualify for a cleanup under the EPA's federal Superfund, an EPA regional administrator in Chicago announced and MLive reported.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:16pm
CSG members vote on a resolution in September 2016.

In an email to the student population, LSA senior David Schafer, University of Michigan Central Student Government president and CSG Vice President Micah Griggs, an LSA junior, announced the launch of a new Diversity and Inclusion Commission through CSG.