Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 8:55pm
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The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government will send five representatives to the Association of Big Ten Students winter conference at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., on Friday.

The Association of Big Ten Students brings together representatives from each of the Big Ten schools’ student governments to share information about student governance and represent students to administrations and governments. 

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:26pm
Khalil Gibran Muhammad delivers the Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture, in which he discusses a different side of the history of racism in America in Weiser Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, professor of history, race and public policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, gave a lecture on race and crime on Wednesday afternoon to about 150 attendees in Weiser Hall. 

Muhammad, who is the author of “The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and Making of Modern Urban America,” spoke as a part of the 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. symposium

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 7:48pm
Jewish organizations across the country are urging the University to cancel the upcoming 2020 Youth For Palestine Conference.

Jewish organizations across the country are urging the University of Michigan to cancel the upcoming 2020 Youth For Palestine Conference hosted by campus student organization Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE). 

The conference is scheduled to be held from Jan. 25-26 at the University’s Ann Arbor campus. According to Youth For Palestine’s website, the event aims to inform attendees on the history of student activism for Palestine and provide tools to promote community organizing. 

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 10:59pm
Central Student Government listens to community voices such as BAMN Detroit during their weekly assembly at Trotter Tuesday evening.

On Tuesday night, the Central Student Government convened at the Trotter Multicultural Center to discuss community concerns, the upcoming 2020 presidential debate and a resolution regarding CSG’s involvement in advocating an amendment in LSA’s AP and IB Policy.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 8:51pm
The Literature, Science, and Arts Building renovated the first floor with new study spaces, conference rooms and offices.

 

The College of Literature, Science and the Arts Building opened its new attachment and renovated the first floor earlier this month. The new area includes multiple study spaces, conference rooms and offices for University of Michigan programs. The new addition will house the LSA Opportunity Hub, LSA Transfer Student Center, LSA Student Government and Technology Services. 

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 5:22pm
Angela Davis, an activist, author, and distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz, was the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. symposium at Hill Auditorium Monday morning.

It is important for us to learn how to pay tribute to those whose names we don’t necessarily know,” activist and Martin Luther King Jr. symposium keynote speaker Angela Davis said in her lecture Monday morning at Hill Auditorium. 

“And to recognize that the agents of history are not so much the leaders and the spokespeople but rather the masses of people who develop a collective imagination regarding the possibility of a new future.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:56pm
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Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 4:15pm
The University of Michigan is planning on increasing the cost of parking violations on campus property.

The University of Michigan plans to increase the cost of parking violations on campus property starting Feb. 1, 2020.

The fine for parking at an expired meter will increase to $40, or $30 if paid the next business day. The fine for parking with no permit in a University lot will be $75, or $65 if paid the next day.

The city of Ann Arbor has its own traffic laws separate from the University, with meters charging $1.90 per hour of parking. The price of a parking ticket in the city is $25, or $15 if paid the next day. 

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:33pm
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After 20 months of construction, the Michigan Union reopened to the public Monday with a grand opening ceremony featuring E. Royster Harper, outgoing vice president of Student Life, and Amy White, incoming vice president of Student Life and director of the Union.

The newly renovated Union has several new features including updated study spaces and a new atrium, however restaurants such as MI Burger and Taco Bell have yet to open.

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 7:03pm
SACUA Chair Joy Beatty shares University updates at the Senate Assembly meeting in the Michigan League Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly met Monday afternoon at the Michigan League to discuss the structure of faculty governance, changes to policy regarding faculty pay during University misconduct trials, the status of U-M Flint and the purpose of University Ombuds. The Ombuds is an independent body working to resolve conflicts between faculty members. 

MaryJo Banasik, director of the University’s Faculty Senate Office, began with a presentation explaining the structure of the University’s faculty governance.