Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:44pm
The Graduate Employees' Organization accepts the University of Michigan's proposal.

After the Graduate Employees’ Organization voted to accept the University of Michigan’s proposal and end its strike, Rackham student Bec Roldan posted their feelings about the offer on TikTok.

“To be frank, it’s a pretty s— offer,” Roldan said on the popular social media app, where they have been posting updates about the strike since it began Sept. 8.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:19pm

The University of Michigan will begin voluntary COVID-19 testing next week, with plans to reach a weekly testing goal of approximately 3,000 individuals by the end of September, University President Mark Schlissel said in an email to students Thursday.

Sunday, August 23, 2020 - 9:40pm
Students move out of dorms at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

More than 80 University of Michigan resident advisers are calling for increased health and safety protections from University administrators, listing their demands in a letter sent Sunday night. Students begin moving in Monday.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 12:09pm
The University of Michigan turned on its campus COVID-19 database, showing 13 positive cases in 14 days.

The University of Michigan launched its COVID-19 dashboard Thursday to track the number of tests and positive cases reported to University Health Service and Occupational Health Services. Data from Wednesday shows there have been 13 positive cases — four students and nine non-students — reported over the past 14 days out of 695 tests for students and 611 for faculty during that time period.

One person is currently in isolation and another four are quarantining due to possible exposure or while awaiting test results, according to data on the dashboard from Tuesday. As of then, occupancy of the University’s quarantine and isolation housing was at 0.8 percent.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 4:33pm
Members of the Graduate Employees’ Organization and other demonstrators meet on the Diag in August to demand a “safe and just” response to the pandemic from University of Michigan leadership.

Union leaders at the University of Michigan say they won’t sacrifice the safety of their members for the sanctity of the hybrid, in-residence fall semester starting later this month.

Sunday, May 17, 2020 - 6:15pm

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

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.

Editor's Note: Since this brief was published, Central Student Judiciary said Bazzi-Walker's ticket should not warrant two major violations. For more information, visit this article.

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.