A resolution to fund lunches to strengthen the dialogue between pro-Palestine and pro-Israel students on campus was vetoed by Central Student Government President David Schafer this weekend, was brought up again Tuesday at CSG’s weekly meeting.
The University of Michigan recently raised more than $1.3 million through faculty and staff donations and volunteer efforts aimed at increasing funding for human services in Washtenaw County.
The United Way campaign is a national organization with local branches that seeks to improve community conditions and togetherness through empowerment, programs for the youth and elderly, education support and aid for the homeless.
Central Student Government passed a resolution to adopt a student fee to increase funding for the Leadership Engagement Scholarship at its weekly meeting on Tuesday. The resolution passed with 29 in favor and two opposed.
The Leadership Engagement Scholarship reduces the burden of financial strain for potential student leaders who aspire to contribute to any area of extracurricular campus life.
Michigan residents signed a lawsuit filed by a federal court in Virginia seeking to block the enforcement of President Donald Trump’s executive order signed on Friday, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Recently, the University of Michigan Central Student Government has been working with Ann Arbor City Council to increase student political participation in city elections, especially following concerns on campus about how the council’s decisions affect University students.