Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 5:23pm
LSA senior Maddie Luros pours water on the chalk political slogans that Victor Sedlak, who stated he was a former student at Michigan State University, is in the process of writing as he stops to talk to another student on the Diag Tuesday.

Tuesday afternoon on the Diag, a man wrote both President-elect Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign slogans in chalk with the aim of sending a message about oppression people face for expressing political viewpoints in the current climate.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:24pm

Along with unexpected national election results on Nov. 8, there was also the local failure of a proposal to raise $2.9 billion from taxpayers over the next 20 years to oversee development of a regional transportation system in southeast Michigan.

Citizens in Washtenaw, Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties voted on the proposal, which would have taxed households at a rate of $1.20 for every $1,000 of taxable value of a home. It was defeated 912,033 to 893,798, a margin of 18,235 votes.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 8:41pm
Music, Theater and Dance sophomore Alexandra Dement holds a "Love Trumps Hate" flyer in the Diag on Wednesday.

On the first day after the 2016 election, in which President-elect Donald Trump won an upset victory, campus was strangely quiet — no voices calling out on the Diag encouraging students to vote, no one campaigning on behalf of their candidates. Messages of encouragement and inclusivity were chalked on the Diag, but besides that, campus largely seemed silent and somber.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 5:49pm
Students wait in line on the stairs to vote in the Michigan Union Tuesday. The line extended from the first floor, down the stairs and across the ground floor.

Many students are facing long wait times to vote as lines snake through University buildings with peak waits of up to two hours, and both state election limitations or higher than usual voter turnout could be factors.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 2:46pm
LSA freshman Maxwell Tendero sits on the floor and studies for a statistics exam as he waits in line to vote at the Michigan Union Tuesday. The wait time for this precinct is estimated to be over an hour and thirty minutes long.

As University of Michigan students line up at the polls Tuesday to select either Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton or Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, some are expressing more hesitancy than enthusiasm as they cast their ballot and wait for the results.

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 10:19pm

The University of Michigan is offering several resources for Election Day Tuesday on student polling places through Voice Your Vote and will send text and email reminders to students who register through the University’s Edward Ginsberg Center for student life.  

Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 9:27pm
Former President Bill Clinton speaks in support of his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at the United Auto Workers office in Lansing, Michigan on Sunday.

LANSING — Sunday at the Lansing United Automobile Workers chapter, President Bill Clinton spoke to a crowd of 300 in a bid to convince state residents that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton could create economic prosperity in the state .

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence speaks at a Republican campaign rally in Lansing, Michigan on Friday.

LANSING — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the Republican vice presidential nominee, made a campaign stop Friday morning in Lansing to rally support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, just four days before Election Day Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:22pm

Though campus is abuzz about the presidential election, international students, many of whom have never experienced the American political process firsthand, are bringing a new perspective to the contentious race.

Noting political discourse among students has been tense at times during the election season, Business sophomore Jonathan Cheng, who is from Hong Kong, said he thinks Americans should first recognize what a privilege it is for them to be able to democratically elect their leader.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:06pm

University of Michigan alum Stanford Lipsey, the longtime publisher of The Buffalo News and a significant donor to several initiatives and groups on campus, including student publications, died Tuesday morning at the age of 89.

Lipsey was a native of Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1948 with a B.A. in Economics. While a student, he was a photographer for The Michigan Daily and a photography editor for the Michiganensian yearbook.