Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 7:33pm

The Michigan Daily is 129 years old. Through the years, The Daily’s core mission has remained constant: We exist to inform the University of Michigan community on important issues and to hold the University and those in power to account. 

But things have changed as well. 

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 4:05pm

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to submit Love Notes to The Michigan Daily!

Do you have a best friend, lover, roomie, class cutie, friend crush, pong partner or teammate that you want to show your appreciation for this Valentine’s Day? Say it with a Love Note … Submissions are open now! Submit a free personal shoutout and it will appear in the February 14th edition of The Michigan Daily. Be sure to pick up a copy to see your shoutout in print.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 10:45pm

 “I came from a family where we were raised with the wait until marriage, none of that stuff, don’t even think about it,” LSA senior Emma Cheff began, responding to the question of why she sought out prescribed birth control.

“And so, I didn’t really know how to get birth control. I didn’t know how it works — honestly, I didn’t know anything until I had to go through Relationship Remix, which was really sad.”

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 11:04am

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security responded to reports of a gas leak near West Quad and Munger residence halls early Monday morning, according to their Twitter. 

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 6:22pm
William "Buzz" Alexander, U-M English professor and creator of Prison Creative Arts Project, died Sept. 19 at the age of 80.

When Ari Paul, a University of Michigan alum, met his aunt’s husband William “Buzz” Alexander as a teenager, he recognized how special Alexander was right away.

“Meeting him for the first time, you could tell he was someone of incredible experience and had an endless love of people,” Ari said. 

Janie Paul, Alexander’s wife and a School of Art & Design professor, met her husband in 1992 at the Blue Mountain Center, a community of writers and artists upstate New York. They became inseparable, she said.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 8:22pm

I woke up Sunday morning with faint images of a happy dream lingering in my brain. I couldn’t remember exactly what it was about, but I knew it had involved flying motorcycles. And being at peace. 

“Good morning, love,” Finn said. 

“Good morning!” I responded, grinning and stretching out my arms to hug him. 

“You ready for work today?”

“I guess so. Gotta love the Sunday to Thursday schedule,” I said.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 7:42pm

Over the past five years, the University of Michigan has made large-scale changes to its sexual misconduct policy. In 2014, The Department of Education placed 55 institutions, including the University, under investigation for management of sexual assault and harassment complaints.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:23pm
A timeline of the history of the Office of Institutional Equity at the University of Michigan

In the past academic year, the Office for Institutional Equity, the entity on campus charged with investigating complaints of discrimination and harassment, has been widely talked about on campus.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:32pm
A timeline of the various U-M e-mail emergency alerts Saturday.

Max Tsao, Music, Theatre & Dance junior, was working in Mason Hall with other students Saturday afternoon when the first reports of an active shooter on the University of Michigan’s Central Campus were publicized. In one of the student’s group chats, at approximately 4:44 p.m., one student alerted the group “There’s an active shooter near Mason.” Many students responded to the text in confusion, one asking “How am I supposed to get to work?” and another, “Do you know if anyone got hurt?”

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 11:11pm
Students gather outside of Mason Hall in response to an active shooter on campus alert that was released by the University. The alert was later determined to be unfounded.

UPDATE: This article has been updated to include an additional interview on the confusion felt in the scare. The Daily has also included more of Fitzgerald’s statement to clarify officers have so far found the balloon popping to be innocent.