Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 5:36pm
Students participate in the Ann Arbor Climate Strike on the Diag Friday afternoon.

Thursday morning, Judge Karen Valvo of the 15th District Court dismissed trespassing charges against a group of protesters arrested during the March 2019 Climate Strike.

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 7:50pm
The new courtyard in the Union as seen from the second floor terrace. The space was created to meet students' demands of more open study spaces and to allow the courtyard to be used year-round.

The Michigan Union, which has been closed for renovations since April 2018, is set to reopen to the University of Michigan campus community on Jan. 13, 2020.

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 6:14pm

Engineering sophomore Conner Hein, who studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, went into backpacking for next semester’s classes with a plan. 

When his registration period rolled around, however, Hein realized the classes he wanted had already been filled to capacity. He found himself number 40 and number 60 on two waitlists, which as of Tuesday night are both around a hundred students long.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:03pm
Students hand out hot chocolate and donuts for the sixth annual Giving Blue Day on the diag Tuesday.

Tuesday’s sixth annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign for the University of Michigan coinciding with the global philanthropic movement Giving Tuesday, raised $4,242,531 from 15,887 gifts, according to a University press release.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 7:56pm
The University of Michigan’s Mcity Driverless Shuttle was announced today to be ADA compliant.

The Americans with Disabilities Compliance Review of the University of Michigan’s Mcity Driverless Shuttle Program has been resolved “amicably,” the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan announced today. 

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 7:03pm

Despite new University policy banning fall rush for first-year students, an investigation from The Daily found eight fraternities associated with the Interfraternity Council have held fall rush. Five freshman have spoken to The Daily anonymously about their experiences being recruited to join these fraternities.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:12pm
E. Royster Harper, Vice President of Student Life, speaks on the 2020 presidential debate and cross-examination in sex assault cases at the Fleming Administration Building Friday afternoon.

The Michigan Daily sat down with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life at the University of Michigan, Friday afternoon to discuss the 2020 Presidential Debate being hosted by the University, the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the transfer student credit policy and more. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:03pm
Rackham student Nishta Trisal speaks about the crisis in Kashmir and what the University can do to help at a teach-in in Annenberg Auditorium Thursday evening.

Paani, a non-profit started by University alumni in response to the growing water shortage in Pakistan, spearheaded a teach-in on the humanitarian crisis in Kashmir, a disputed territory in the northern part of India, Thursday night. In particular, the event focused on the current state of Indian-administered Kashmir following India’s tighter control and erosion of democratic freedoms in the region. 

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 11:24am
Ann Arbor residents participate in the 1st annual Period Day Protest at the Diag Saturday afternoon

More than 100 people from across the state of Michigan gathered on the Diag for the first annual Michigan National Period Day rally on Saturday afternoon. Sponsored by the non-profit PERIOD, the event was one of a series of rallies being held in every U.S. state to reduce the stigma around menstruation and to advocate for greater accessibility to menstruation products.