Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 7:58pm
Public Policy junior Amanda Kaplan and LSA junior Sav Nandigama will serve as Central Student Government president and vice president, per early reports.

Public Policy junior Amanda Kaplan and LSA junior Sav Nandigama will serve as president and vice president of the Central Student Government’s 10th Assembly.

Kaplan and Nandigama ran with the party Mobilize, with a platform focused on sustainability, affordability, accessibility, student wellness and preparing for the 2020 U.S. presidential debate being held on campus in October.

Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 3:34pm
Michigan Central Student Government elections will take place on March 25 and 26.

Though students are scattered across the globe as classes move online for the semester, the University of Michigan Central Student Government will still hold elections online this Wednesday and Thursday, March 25-26. Here is what you need to know.

What am I voting on?

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 6:15pm
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Multiple universities — including Middlebury College, Georgetown University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — have announced plans to offer a passing or not passing grading system for all courses this

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 12:54pm
Seven additional people in Washtenaw County have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Washtenaw County Health Department released a statement noting “community spread is likely” as seven additional people have tested positive for COVID-19.

As of 10 a.m. Thursday morning, 14 people within the county have tested positive for coronavirus, a viral infection discovered in Wuhan, China that has infected more than 218,000 people globally.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:43pm
Represent Michigan joined the race for the University of Michigan Central Student Government (CSG) election taking place next Wednesday and Thursday.

Represent Michigan joined the race for the University of Michigan Central Student Government (CSG) election taking place next Wednesday and Thursday. The party is putting forth a slate of endorsed candidates — without an executive ticket — to vie for seats in the Assembly.

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 3:46pm
CSG President Ben Gerstein says the executive budget has been reallocated to emergency support services

According to a statement from Ben Gerstein, president of Central Student Government (CSG), the CSG executive branch has transitioned its funds to support emergency resources within the University.

Services that the CSG budget will go towards include the Maize and Blue Cupboard, a food pantry based in Betsy Barbour Residence Hall for students, and the Dean of Students’ Student Emergency Funds.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:52am
Parker Stinar, the lead attorney on the case, joined Michael Nimmo and Dan Sloane, partners at the Denver-based law firm, for a press conference where they discussed the legal issues surrounding their case.

Attorneys from Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane, LLP discussed the outcome of two meetings with Tim Lynch, vice president and general counsel of the University of Michigan, Wednesday night in Novi. 

The Denver-based law firm is representing more than 50 alleged victims of sexual misconduct, as of the meeting, from now-deceased University physician Robert Anderson. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 3:16pm
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Brian Noble, department chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering, has stepped down as of Friday morning. 

In an email sent to students in the department Friday morning, Engineering Dean Alec Gallimore wrote that Prof. Peter Chen will assume the role immediately. The reasoning for Noble’s decision was not specified in the email.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:59pm
Change At Michigan, a Central Student Government campaign focused on increasing the organization’s connection to students, announced its candidacy for the March election Wednesday night.

 

Change At Michigan, a Central Student Government campaign focused on increasing the organization’s connection to students, announced its candidacy for the March election Wednesday night.

In an interview with The Daily, Rackham student Austin Glass, presidential candidate of Change At Michigan, said CSG has done work to better the experiences of students on campus. However, he said the organization should do more in the realm of advocating the needs of students to the University of Michigan administration.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 8:25pm
Ben Gerstein, Central Student Government President, apologizes to the student body for a video from high school where he makes remarks about Palestine.

Multicultural organizations at the University called for Ben Gerstein, president of Central Student Government and Public Policy junior, to apologize for remarks he made in a video and article about Palestine while in high school.

After a social media statement made by Students Allied for Freedom and Equality demanding public apologies from both Gerstein and CSG, Gerstein issued a statement on his personal Facebook page Wednesday afternoon apologizing for any harm caused and saying he no longer holds the views conveyed in the video.