Eight people affiliated with BAMN, the coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary, gathered Tuesday afternoon on the steps of Hatcher Graduate Library to advocate against the deportation of immigrants.
Art & Design senior Keysha Wall said the group was trying to raise awareness regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Another Wolverine will join President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, as Dr. Ben Carson was announced as the administration’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday.
LoftSmart, a New York-based startup seeking to connect college students with off-campus housing, is hoping to make an impact in the Ann Arbor market.
Sundeep Kumar, co-founder and chief operating officer, said the new website hosts off-campus rental listings in college towns, including information, reviews and the ability to connect with the landlord and sign a lease online.
University of Michigan Alum and U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) will be a member of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet as head the Department of Health and Human Services, Trump announced Tuesday morning.
Price was born in Lansing and received his Bachelor and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University before completing orthopaedic surgery residency at Emory University in Georgia. Price has served as a U.S. Rep. from Georgia since 2004 and chairs the House Budget Committee.
In a statement Tuesday, the Department of Public Safety and Security wrote that DPSS was not aware until Saturday afternoon of an assault on a University lecturer last week, referred in testimony before Ann Arbor City Council Monday.
Earlier this week, University Unions released a Michigan “M-oji” set featuring emoji stickers such as Mosher-Jordan dining hall cookies and football coach Jim Harbaugh’s khakis, that can be used during texting conversations.
The University of Michigan released a statement Monday expressing concern for the future of students who may be undocumented immigrants and pledging to urge the federal government to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“At the University of Michigan, we are very concerned about the status and safety of all students, including international students and those who may be undocumented,” the statement read.
After a “Children of Yost” Twitter post on Monday morning suggested the idea, residents on the back side of Mary Markley hall used lights in their dorm rooms to spell out “Fuck OSU” Monday night, ahead of Saturday’s rivalry football game between the Wolverines and Buckeyes.
Children of Yost, the informal account associated with Michigan Hockey’s student section, issued the challenge to Markley residents by tweeting out a picture of of Markley in 1977 with the same message spelled out on the back side on the building.