Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 3:40pm
Three home invasions took place near the University of Michigan campus between Dec. 20 and Dec. 23.

Three home invasions took place near the University of Michigan campus between Dec. 20 and Dec. 23.

According to the crime report released by the Division of Public Safety and Security, the invasions occurred on the 1000 block of Church Street and the 1000 block of Prospect Street.

The perpetrator reportedly cut window screens and climbed through windows in order to enter the homes. Although it is still unknown whether anything was taken, other methods of force were also used to enter certain rooms once inside the house. 

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 5:50pm
A jury found the University of Michigan did not discriminate against lecturer Emily Lawsin and former professor Scott Kursashige.

On Friday, after two days of deliberating, the jury found the University of Michigan did not discriminate against Emily Lawsin and Scott Kurashige. Lawsin and Kurashige filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, with claims of disparate treatment, discriminatory hiring practices and sex discrimination, among others. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 1:37pm
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Two attempted home invasions took place on Wednesday, Dec. 12 near the University of Michigan campus within 10 minutes of each other.

The first break-in occurred on the 700 block of Arbor Street at around 12:50 p.m. According to a report by the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety and Security, a suspect was found inside the house looking for returnable containers.

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 6:35pm
The trial for a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University of Michigan under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act began at the Washtenaw County Courthouse Monday.

Current faculty member Emily Lawsin and former faculty member Scott Kurashige filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University of Michigan under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. The trial began today at 9 a.m. at the Washtenaw County Court and it is scheduled to continue until December 23.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 7:19pm
The deadline for a faculty working group to amend Board of Regents two bylaws relate to the dismissal of tenured faculty was pushed back to Nov. 21.

The deadline for a faculty working group to amend Board of Regents two bylaws relate to the dismissal of tenured faculty was pushed back to Nov. 21, according to Kentaro Toyama, Information professor and committee member. 

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 9:39pm
Former University of Michigan Professor Scott Kurashige and Lecturer IV Emily Lawsin discuss corrupt structural practices at the University regarding administrative and sexual misconduct policies at the #UMICHIsComplicit Town Hall at Weill Hall Sunday.

University of Michigan students, faculty and community members discussed discrimination and “sham” investigations at the “UM: Corruption, Complicity, Coverups” town hall in Weill Hall Sunday night. The event was hosted by UMich is Complicit: a movement dedicated to combating discriminatory hiring practices and sexual misconduct policies at the University.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 8:56pm
Sharon Waxman, President and CEO of The Fair Labor Association, speaks to students and faculty at Ross Tuesday evening

Sharon Waxman, president and CEO of the Fair Labor Association, gave a presentation Tuesday night on the importance of transparency and enforcing human rights mandates in big corporations. The discussion took place in the Ross School of Business and drew in a crowd of about 40 community members.

Ravi Anupindi, chair of the President’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights at the University, began by explaining the University’s role in supporting fair labor practices. 

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 5:57pm
A representative from CAPS speaks on the concern that the outside community will have on students during the presidential debate in the fall of 2020.

When LSA junior Fareah Fysudeen heard the University of Michigan would be hosting one of the presidential debates in the fall of 2020, she said she assumed it was for publicity. Upon thinking about it further, she felt like the University was not considering the potential impacts of this decision on marginalized communities. 

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 11:56am
Nurses protest the lack of parking for hospital staff at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new hospital outside of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center Friday afternoon.

The University of Michigan held a groundbreaking for its new $920-million-dollar hospital on Friday, featuring remarks from University President Mark Schlissel and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Ann Arbor. Outside the private event, dozens of Michigan nurses stood holding signs and chanting protests such as “U of M you can’t hide, we can see your greedy side,” and “U of M, you’re no good, treat your workers like you should.” 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 10:49pm
Members of Central Student Government meet at their weekly meeting in the Michigan League Tuesday evening.

Central Student Government held its 10th meeting of the Ninth Assembly Tuesday night to discuss AirBus fees, temporary housing, funding for the Maize and Blue Cupboard and charging stations in libraries.