Monday, December 11, 2017 - 7:32pm
The Michigan Daily welcomes the incoming Managing Editors for the 2018 calendar year.

As the fall semester comes to a close, new editors at The Michigan Daily are preparing to ascend to the helms of their respective sections for the 2018 calendar year. The editor-in-chief and editorial managing page editors were elected in a staff-wide election, and section editors were chosen through elections within their own sections. The managing editor and the editor of The Statement, The Daily’s weekly longform magazine, were chosen by the paper’s management desk.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
The Michigan Daily interviewed E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to discuss several current issues on campus.

The Michigan Daily sat down for an interview with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to discuss several current issues on campus, including a likely visit from Richard Spencer, the addition of a Middle Eastern/North African category to University of Michigan demographic data collection, and hiring issues in the office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs. 

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:58pm

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel opened the University’s Board of Regents December meeting on Thursday by expressing his dissatisfaction with the two tax bills recently passed by the U.S. House and Senate and their impacts on graduate students at the University. Schlissel said the bills end tax benefits that help students pay for college.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:42pm
University President Mark Schlissel gives opening remarks at the Regents' Meeting in the Union Thursday.

White supremacist Richard Spencer and lawyer Kyle Bristow are pressuring the University of Michigan to find a date and “reasonable location on campus" for Spencer's potential speech on campus by Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Bristow announced in a press release on Thursday.

“Either select a date by January 15, 2018—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—at 5:00 p.m., or else be sued in federal court just like Michigan State University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, and Auburn University,” the release read.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:22pm
Students put up signs protesting the administration's consideration of a speech by Richard Spencer during a sit-in at LSA Dean Martin's office Thursday.

On Thursday, students across campus participated in a strike as part of the #StopSpencer week of action. The event, hosted in part by Students4Justice — a student organization whose mission is to hold the University of Michigan administration accountable for inequities on campus — consisted of class cancelations, accommodations and a student sit-in.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:18pm
President Schlissel addresses Black Student Union protestors in the Union in September.

The Michigan Daily sat down for an interview with University President Mark Schlissel to address several current issues on campus, including a potential visit from Richard Spencer, Central Student Government's vote for #UMDivest and more.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:55pm
Students protest at the Regents meeting about Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus in the Union Tuesday.

The University of Michigan has agreed to proceed with white supremacist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus if the University is able to ensure a safe setting for the event. University President Mark Schlissel announced the University will begin deliberations with Spencer's team regarding time, place and nature of the event after convening an emergency Board of Regents' meeting Tuesday night.

"We only today have finalized plans for how we will proceed on Richard Spencer’s request to speak on the University of Michigan campus," Schlissel said.

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:35pm

In an attempt to force the University of Michigan's hand in the midst of its deliberations on whether to accept white supremacist Richard Spencer's unsolicited request to speak at the University, Spencer's lawyer is threatening a to file a lawsuit against the University if a decision regarding the request is not made by F

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:07pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor listens to the report of the Human Rights Commission meeting in the Community Television Network Thursday.

Eight months after Ann Arbor City Council approved a $200,000 review of the practices and policies of the city's police department by the Chicago-based security firm Hillard Heintze LLC, many residents and City Councilmembers expected the review would result in the recommendation to create a citizen oversight board.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:29pm

According to a release from the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security Thursday morning, two students reported separate incidents in which unknown subjects attempted to extort money from them in exchange for not leaking explicit pictures and videos of the students. In both incidents, the students received friend invitations from the perpetrators on Facebook before communicating and video-chatting with them, after which the perpetrators demanded payment.

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