Monday, April 9, 2018 - 6:38pm
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A Black LSA sophomore has to think twice before any decision they make: once as an individual, and again as a member of the Black community. For this reason, the subject of this interview requested his name not be used in this article. He has to consider the impact of his words on how people view him as a Black person, he said.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:07pm
Take Back The Night Ann Arbor holds its 40th anniversary rally and march at the Union Thursday night.

Nicole Denson, the associate director at Wayne County Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner’s program, inspired the audience of Ann Arbor’s 40th annual Take Back the Night rally — a march taking a stand against sexual violence — with an empowering call. 

“Let’s not make this a sad night, let’s make this a happy night,” Denson said. “Let’s take back the night!”

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 8:35pm
Panelists speak at the panel on Queer Faith: Navigating Identities, Building Bridges in Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library Monday.

Talking on their experiences as queer, practicing members of their respective religions, a panel of speakers Monday night covered discussions about what it means to be an LGBTQ+ person and a person of faith, and considered the harm or ignorance people may face in either community. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 7:39pm

Ann Arbor Superintendent Jeanice Swift may soon head to the Pacific Northwest as one of three finalists for the superintendent position in Seattle Public Schools. Her competition includes Denise Juneau, the former Montana superintendent of public instruction, and Andre Spencer, the superintendent of Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 6:19pm
The Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority’s proposed express bus service carrying commuters to the University’s campus and downtown Ann Arbor.

Shannon Briscoe, a senior secretary in the Admissions Office of the University of Michigan’s Law School, currently drives to work from her home in the Whitmore Lake area of Livingston County. Google Maps estimates this trip to take around 20 minutes, pending traffic.

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 9:32pm
Pioneer junior Sarah Lewis speaks at a town hall about gun control and violence at Pioneer High School Thursday.

Following Wednesday’s gun safety rally and walkout hosted by the Washtenaw Youth Initiative, members of the Washtenaw County community gathered Thursday night to discuss what more can be done in the fight for gun control. Jeanice Kerr Swift, superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools, introduced the event, acknowledging and applauding the activist work of students in the area.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 7:23pm
Washtenaw International High School sophomore Elizabeth Blackwell delivers her spoken-word poem at a student-organized gun control rally in Ypsilanti Wednesday.

Amid cheers and shouts, Washtenaw International High School sophomore Elizabeth Blackwell delivered her spoken-word poem at a student-organized gun control rally in Ypsilanti Wednesday. Her piece was written a day after the Parkland, Fla. shooting, titled “An Open Letter to my Congressman.”

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 7:12pm
The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose the immigration status of its students.

The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose immigration status of its students. However, once undocumented students at the University graduate, the future is hazy. This is especially true with those receiving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, which can be renewed every two years.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:36pm
History of undocumented student activism

Latinx students have become the fastest-growing population at the University of Michigan, swelling from 4.75 percent of the student body in 2012 to 6 percent in 2016. For decades preceding this recent growth, however, they have been organizing for greater institutional support for their community.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:50pm
CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad discusses the need to increase minority and female representation in STEM fields during a presentation at the League Monday.

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government and the knowledge community, Growing STEM, organized a town hall of faculty and students Monday night to discuss the inadequate representation of women and minorities in STEM majors. The event provided an opportunity for faculty members to share their research and for students to share their experiences.