Indigenous students at the University of Michigan are demanding greater representation and expanded support on campus — rights they have been promised since the formation of the school, which was built on land ceded by Anishinaabek tribes.
Landlords in Ann Arbor are pushing ahead with fall leasing for the 2021-2022 school year, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, while students question if they should sign leases as early as they have in prior years.
For our latest B-Side, Daily Arts is taking a critical look at paradoxes in our own lives, as well as the lives and work of artists.
Can you love something you’ll never understand? What about something you understand too well? How can artists navigate the competing tensions of the work they love and the money they need to keep living and working?
Challengers swept incumbents in the Aug. 4 primary election for open seats in each of the five wards on the Ann Arbor City Council. Each candidate is currently running unopposed in the Nov. 3 general election and will take office later that month.
Last Friday, WilmerHale released their report on the investigation of former University Provost Martin Philbert, which uncovered decades of allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against him, as well as numerous instances in which University administrators were made aware of allegations prior to when the investigation opened in January.
Following the release of the report, Daily staff reporter Julianna Morano talked to various students about the allegations and a “culture of silence” that surrounds victims of sexual misconduct on campus.
In light of a recent presidential proclamation that restricts certain Chinese students and researchers at the postgraduate and postdoctoral levels from entry to the U.S. on student visas, many Chinese STEM students at the University of Michigan are concerned about implications and effects of the proclamation.
The Daily reporter Julianna Morano talked to several students about their struggles and concerns with the proclamation.
A small sign reading “POLICE GO AWAY ZONE” was affixed to a mid-sized platform, in front of a much larger crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters. About a thousand people poured from the downtown Ypsilanti sidewalk and the steps of the Ypsilanti District Library into the street, occupying an entire block of Michigan Avenue by the start of the city’s Black Lives Matter protest Saturday afternoon. On the loudspeakers, 70s funk bands and Bob Marley were interspersed with hip hop and more contemporary anthems by Kendrick Lamar.
After launching the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality in February of 2019, the commission released its second interim report, summarizing the research and analysis tasked to a number of specialized teams in the second phase of its work this Thursday.
After the planning stage, internal and external teams consisting of faculty, staff, students and consulting firms analyzed emissions associated with University-sponsored travel and formulated new building codes aimed at reducing carbon emissions. The report also featured the teams’