Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:57pm
The Peace, Love, and Paul team lead the Out of the Darkness walk in Nichols Arboretum on Friday.

Over 250 students and community members gathered for the first Out of the Darkness Walk in Ann Arbor on Friday in the Nichols Arboretum. The event, sponsored by Active Minds, took place to remember suicide victims and raise money for suicide prevention, raising over $28,000. 

Reid Depowski, LSA senior and chair of the Walk, organized the walk after losing two loved ones to suicide. In addition to raising money to increase suicide prevention, Depowski hoped the event would bring more awareness to suicide and its prevention.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:53pm
Author Kate Andersen Brower discusses her book "The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House" at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on Wednesday.

Author and journalist Kate Andersen Brower detailed the experiences of those who often work behind the scenes at the White House, ensuring everything functions smoothly while serving the first family, while discussing her new book, “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House,” Wednesday night.

Brower said staffers who often work with first families for up to 30 or 40 years, develop close relationships with them.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:53pm
Dr. Heather Thompson, Professor of History, Afroamerican Studies, and African Studies, discusses the Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 in the Duderstadt gallery on Tuesday.

As part of the 22nd Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, Heather Thompson, a University of Michigan history professor, discussed the Attica Prison Uprising and its context within today’s mass incarceration, as well as her book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” in a lecture Tuesday night at the Duderstadt Center.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:19pm
The final fundraising amount of $510,702.86 is revealed at the end of at Victorthon 2017 in the Indoor Track Building on Sunday afternoon.

As “I Got a Feeling” reverberated throughout the Indoor Track Building Saturday afternoon, hundreds of students and families prepared to stand for 24 hours to raise money for local children with disabilities and illnesses.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:06pm

Three hip-hop artists and social activists, Mahogany Jones, Khary Frazier and William “Will See” Copeland, discussed social change through hip-hop, including what hip-hop is to them and what it has the potential to be. Philosophy Prof. Derrick Darby led the discussion of the artists in a panel sponsored by the Maize Collective

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:48pm
Knight-Wallace journalists Bastian Obermayer and Laurent Richard discuss security concerns related to investigative journalism in the League on Wednesday.

Two Knight-Wallace Fellows, Bastian Obermayer and Laurent Richard, presented Wednesday evening on a panel titled “Privacy and Security Challenges in Investigative Journalism.” Law Prof. Gautam Hans facilitated the event, which was part of the Dissonance speaker series.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 6:25pm

All three University of Michigan students mentioned in this article requested anonymity due to concern for their own safety and the safety of their family. The country of origin of one of the students is also withheld out of the same concern.

All under the age of 5 when they left, memories of home remain vague for three University of Michigan students since arriving in the United States on now-expired visas. Though protected now under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, uncertainty for the future under the Trump administration looms.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:27pm
Brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity gather at a candlelight vigil for Peter Hart at the Lambda Chi Alpha house on Tuesday.

Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity held a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in honor of their brother, Peter Hart, who took his own life in February before Spring Break. Hundreds gathered on the front lawn of the fraternity to share stories and remember Hart.

LSA sophomore Daniel Greene, president of Lambda Chi Alpha and Hart’s social big, spoke to the group gathered on the front lawn in memory of Hart.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:16pm
Former Michigan basketball Fab Five players Ray Jackson and Jimmy King at the William Monroe Trotter Lecture on "The Black Male Athlete. Who Is He & What Is He To You?" at Ross on Thursday.

Ray Jackson and Jimmy King, two members of the Fab Five — the 1991 recruiting class for the University of Michigan basketball team — discussed the stereotypes surrounding Black male athletes, including athletics overshadowing academics and exploitation by brands. Jackson and King, joined by Maurice Ways, current football player and former Michigan and NFL football player Braylon Edwards, discussed the stereotypes and misrepresentations of Black athletes Thursday night in the Robertson Theatre in the Ross School of Business.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 4:59pm

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel along with 47 other university and college presidents from the around the country have signed a letter criticizing Trump’s immigration ban, requesting Trump to “rectify or rescind” the executive order.