Friday, July 31, 2020 - 10:34am

WilmerHale released its 88-page report of its independent investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct by former University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert Friday.

After beginning the investigation in January 2020, the report found “significant evidence” that Philbert violated the University’s Sexual Harassment policy. It identified numerous times when University personnel and administration received information about Philbert’s sexual misconduct.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 8:22pm

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic came to the U.S., people have been forced to adapt their lifestyles to spending the majority of their days inside. Children who were once going to school were taken away from in-class education, their friends and a way to stay physically active.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:17pm

The Washtenaw County Board of Health declared racism a public health crisis in a resolution passed in a June 30 meeting.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 9:47pm

On July 14, the Trump administration announced plans to rescind the July 6 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement policy that stated international students attending colleges operating fully online would not be allowed to remain in the U.S. 

However, some international students, like Rackham student Sharmi Sen, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology and Graduate Student Instructor, are still wary of possible changes in the future.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:31pm

The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a 1.9 percent tuition increase for both in-state and out-of-state students for the 2020-2021 academic year on June 29 despite thousands of students signing a petition calling for the University to freeze or lower tuition.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 5:40pm


Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 6:35pm

On June 29, the Board of Regents approved a budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 that includes a 1.9 percent increase in tuition for the Ann Arbor campus and a 5.6 percent increase in financial aid for Ann Arbor students, even as many universities across Michigan and the United States opted to

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:03pm

Despite COVID-19 pausing many student organization activities, Paani, a nonprofit that focuses on providing sustainable clean water systems and medical supplies in Pakistan, has raised over $250,000 for COVID-19 relief efforts and building wells for regions in Pakistan. 

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:53pm

Despite guidelines put into place by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer as a part of Michigan’s plan to reopen, many students are crowding bars and restaurants in Ann Arbor.

The Daily summer news editors Jasmin Lee and Sarah Payne talked to various students and local bar/restaurant staff to discuss overcrowding and other challenges faced by local restaurant workers in relation to COVID-19.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 2:37am
City Council Virtual Meeting

The Ann Arbor City Council held a special session Monday night and approved a new resolution that will guide the city’s search for a new city administrator. Apart from two brief statements during the public comment period, the resolution was the only public agenda item. After the vote, the council held a closed session to discuss pending litigation in State v. Gelman, a case in Washtenaw County Circuit Court in which the city of Ann Arbor is an intervening party.