Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:08pm
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, Jackie Jones, and Quyen Ngo discuss the effects gun violence can have on society and how to treat victims of gun violence with respect Friday evening.

In light of domestic violence awareness month, Students Demand Action and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center hosted an event Friday evening to discuss the intersection of gun violence and domestic violence. 

 

LSA senior Taylor King, group co-lead of Students Demand Action, and Public Policy junior Matt Weiner, student volunteer and outreach chair at SAPAC, introduced the issue in regard to Michigan specifically. 

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:59pm
Radio host Mike Muse speaks at the Getting Stuff Done Workshop about climate change and how it is affecting college students at the Ford School Thursday evening.

Thirty-five people came out to Weill Hall to hear media entrepreneur Mike Muse talk about the intersection between public policy and pop culture Thursday. Muse is the host of radio show “The Mike Muse Show,” co-host of “Sway in the Morning” and is also an ABC News political contributor. Throughout the event, he analyzed politics and pop culture topics such as film, environment, music and sports.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:45pm
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A Michigan judge blocked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide ban on flavored nicotine vaping products by issuing a preliminary injunction against the ban on Tuesday.

When she issued the injunction, Court of Claims Judge Cynthia Stephens said the Whitmer administration’s delay in implementing the ban contradicted its claim that youth vaping was a public health emergency. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 11:06pm
Dr. Harold D. Morales, associate professor at Morgan State University, discusses the changing demographics in the United States and the relationship between Muslim and LatinX identities at the LatinX and Muslim in America Lecture at Haven Hall Wednesday e

About 56 students, faculty and community members came to Haven Hall Wednesday to hear Morgan State University professor Harold D. Morales speak about his new book, “Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority.” The event was sponsored by the Romance Languages and Literature, Global Islamic Studies Center, Department of American Culture, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Latina/o Studies and La Casa.  

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 6:38pm
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Garden City resident Aimee Stephens became a funeral director for one reason: to help people. Despite facing hardship in her personal life, Stephens found comfort in the knowledge she enabled individuals to memorialize those they loved. 

Stephens, a transgender woman, said she knew she was a woman from the age of five. After a lifetime of suppressing her identity, Stephens began to live as a woman, dressing as a man only while at work in the funeral home’s distinct male and female uniforms. 

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 4:05pm
Condoleeza Rice, former Secretary of State, discusses her life, career, and policy at Rackham Auditorium Friday.

Hundreds of students, faculty and local community members gathered in Rackham Auditorium Friday to hear former United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discuss  life, career and her reflections on several specific points of policy. 

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:31pm
E. Royster Harper, Vice President of Student Life, speaks on the student activism and university healthcare at in the Fleming Administration Building Friday afternoon.

The Michigan Daily sat down with E.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:22pm
Samantha Power, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations, discusses her role in shaping foreign policy in the Obama Administration as well as her new book "The Education of an Idealist" at Weill Hall Wednesday afternoon.

More than 300 students, faculty, and community members attended a lecture by former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power at the Ford School of Public Policy this Wednesday. As a distinguished guest of the Public Policy School’s third annual Vandenberg Lecture, Power discussed her career in diplomacy and began her talk with a reflection on her intentions behind writing her most recent memoir, “The Education of an Idealist”. 

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:48pm
Community members gather for the lighting of the lanterns at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night fundraiser in Riverside Park Saturday night.

In Riverside Park along the Huron River in Ann Arbor, family and friends gathered Saturday night to celebrate the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s 20th anniversary of the Light the Night fundraiser. The night started with food and games, followed by an opening ceremony of lighting the lantern and a walk around Ann Arbor.  

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 3:46pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., marches with United Auto Workers picketers at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Sunday afternoon.

Hundreds of United Auto Workers picketers were met by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Sunday afternoon. Warren marched with workers at the plant who are striking because of contract negotiations. GM has announced the plant is expected to close in January 2020.