Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 6:15pm
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Approximately 7,200 freshmen are expected to begin taking classes at the University of Michigan in the fall, a 20 percent increase from the target class size six years ago.

The University was 500 students over target when 6,532 enrolled in the fall 2014 freshman class. In response, University leadership introduced a plan to ensure an end to the trend of over-enrolling seen in previous years.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 5:23pm
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The Central Student Judiciary affirmed the decision of LSA senior Tyler Ziel, LSA SG elections director, on two GroupMe messages sent during the voting period that could have disqualified LSA juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker’s ticket from the election in a ruling released Wednesday.

Ziel ruled the messages were minor violations of the election code, which would warrant two demerits total as opposed to six demerits if a major violation was found, thus disqualifying the duo.

Monday, April 27, 2020 - 2:02pm
Members of the LSA Student Government Executive Board expressed support for awarding major violations against LSA juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker in the LSA SG executive ticket race.

Members of the LSA Student Government Executive Board expressed support for awarding major violations against LSA juniors Selena Bazzi and Josiah Walker in the LSA SG executive ticket race, which would disqualify them, according to an amicus curiae brief submitted to the Central Student Judiciary.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 3:03pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer extends the stay at home order.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the extension of the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” Executive Order through April 30 on Thursday afternoon.

The order limits gatherings, travel and requires workers who are not essential to “sustain or protect life” to stay home. Police officers, hospital employees and grocery store workers are among those considered essential. The order also places more stringent requirements on businesses to limit foot traffic.

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.