The University of Michigan Police Department provides a ride-along program for students to see how officers operate firsthand. The goal of this program is to breakdown barriers between officers and the public, as well as to increase transparency. We sent a videographer along to learn more.
You can participate in a ride-along by applying on the Department of Public Safety & Security’s website.
The popular podcast “Pod Save America” stopped in Ann Arbor as part of their North American tour Friday night, where they put on two consecutive shows. The podcast featuring four of former President Barack Obama’s staffers has grown in popularity in recent months, particularly among young liberals.
In an interview with the Daily prior to the shows, the hosts discussed the importance of encouraging young people to get involved in politics and pushing for positive change.
About 35 people gathered on the steps of the Rackham Graduate School Thursday evening to hold a vigil for recent hate crimes — in particular, in remembrance of the murder of Indian immigrant Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Olathe, Kan.
Following fierce protests and fiery criticism, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as secretary of education on Feb. 7 in a historic tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. DeVos, former chairwoman of the Michigan Republican Party and a billionaire businesswomen, has never attended public school, been an educator or directed any department of education.