Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 9:47pm
Members and supporters of GEO rallied outside the Union Wednesday morning.

Facing an injunction and the potential for retaliation from the University of Michigan, the Graduate Employees’ Organization voted to accept an offer from administration in a virtual meeting Wednesday night. GEO members will return to work immediately under the agreement, ending the work stoppage that began last week. At the meeting, 1,074 GEO members voted to accept the offer, 239 members voted to reject and 66 abstained.

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 2:41pm

When LSA junior Sam Burnstein arrived at the University of Michigan’s quarantine housing at Northwood apartments, he was underwhelmed by what he found. 

“When walking into the apartments here, the whole time I kept thinking, ‘This feels like a big afterthought,’” Burnstein said. “It feels like the University had, like, two or three weeks till the school year starts and they’re like, ‘Oh, we need somewhere to put these students,’ because everything was just very haphazardly thrown together.” 

Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 2:27pm
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan talked about bipartisanship and his state's handling of COVID-19 at a Ford School Zoom event Friday.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., spoke with Public Policy professor Barry Rabe to an audience of more than 100 people on a YouTube livestream in the first Ford School of Public Policy “Policy Talk” of the 2020-21 academic year. The pair discussed Hogan’s recently released book and his experience working in Maryland. 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 9:17pm
Members of the Graduate Employee's Organization strike near the Central Campus Transit Center Wednesday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Graduate Employees’ Organization — the union representing graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants that began striking Tuesday — rejected a deal from administrators in a general membership meeting Wednesday night. The proposal would have ended the strike and returned graduate students to teaching.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 12:21pm
Michigan Republican leaders have signed a letter supporting the Big Ten fall season.

Michigan’s Republican leadership is demanding the Big Ten reconsider its decision to postpone fall sports.

Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives Lee Chatfield and Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey signed onto a letter to Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren requesting he reevaluate the choice to delay the season.

Friday, September 4, 2020 - 3:07pm

As the new semester gets busier and students gather for social events and in group living arrangements, it’s likely some students will begin to feel sick. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, there are certain steps you can take to ensure you get treatment and don’t spread the virus to others on campus. 


Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 8:02pm
Some students living in off-campus housing are unsure of how to keep their roommates safe if they have to quarantine at home.

With less than one week until the first day of classes, some students, faculty and staff have raised concerns about how the University of Michigan will contain pos

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 12:51pm
Bernie Sanders supporters attend the Bernie Sanders Rally on the Diag Sunday, March 8.

With the Democratic presidential field narrowed down to former Vice President Joe Biden, some progressive students feel conflicted with the choice before them.

Daily Staff Reporter Emma Ruberg talked to several progressive student groups on campus who are disappointed following the announcement that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would be suspending his campaign.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 4:20pm

Last week, as Michigan became the state with the third-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, President Donald Trump and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer exchanged attacks. 

In a March 27 interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, Trump criticized Whitmer, along with Democratic Govs. Andrew Cuomo, N.Y., and Jay Inslee, Wash., saying they were relying too heavily on the federal government.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 7:45pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer declares a state of disaster as the COVID-19 cases rise.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of disaster Wednesday night and signed an executive order expanding Michigan’s COVID-19 response.