Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:42pm
Central Student Government president Ben Gerstein recently wrote a letter to members of Michigan’s congressional delegation in support of the Higher Education Act.

Public Policy junior Ben Gerstein, Central Student Government president, wrote a letter to members of Michigan’s congressional delegation in support of the Higher Education Act, which seeks to make college tuition more affordable for students. In the letter, Gerstein stated that his constituents — University of Michigan students — are almost all in agreement regarding college affordability.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:27pm

This article is part of a Michigan Daily series reflecting on the five years since Ann Arbor resident Aura Rosser was fatally shot by police officer David Ried while responding to a call on Nov. 10, 2014. Rosser, a Black woman afflicted by a mental illness, was a 40-year-old mother of three. On Jan. 30, 2015, the Washtenaw County prosecutor’s report justified Ried’s action as “lawful defense.” No charges were brought against him. 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 12:15am
Mayor Christopher Taylor listens in to public comments during a City Council meeting in Larcom City Hall Monday evening.

City Council passed an affordable housing ordinance Monday evening that provided incentives for private developers to include affordable housing units and also passed a resolution for Ann Arbor to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2030. More than 50 Ann Arbor residents packed the seats of Larcom City Hall for the first City Council meeting of the month.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:52pm
The University of Michigan announced that the winter commencement address will be given by Hendrik (Hank) Meijer, executive chairman of Meijer Inc.

The University of Michigan’s winter commencement speaker will be Hendrik (Hank) Meijer, executive chairman of Meijer Incorporated. Commencement will be held Dec. 15 at the Crisler Center.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 5:51pm
The U.S. Supreme Court heard three cases that could stop protections for LGBTQ employees in the U.S October 8.

On Oct. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court heard three cases that could end protections for LGBTQ employees in the United States.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:52am
Twelve candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination took the debate stage in Westerville, Ohio Tuesday night

Hundreds of people attended the fourth Democratic Debate on Tuesday night at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The debate was hosted by CNN and The New York Times and was moderated by CNN anchors Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett and New York Times national editor Marc Lacey.

The debate featured a record number of candidates, with 12 presidential hopefuls qualifying under Democratic National Committee rules. All candidates registered at least 2 percent in four qualifying polls and received donations from at least 130,000 online donors.  

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 4:05pm
Condoleeza Rice, former Secretary of State, discusses her life, career, and policy at Rackham Auditorium Friday.

Hundreds of students, faculty and local community members gathered in Rackham Auditorium Friday to hear former United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discuss  life, career and her reflections on several specific points of policy. 

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 8:44pm
Stephen Jones, milliner and fashion designer, speaks to the audience about his life's work of making and designing hats at the Penny Stamps Lecture in the Michigan Theater Thursday evening.

In a packed Michigan Theater Thursday evening, students gathered for a Penny Stamps lecture featuring the man behind many of the hats displayed in fashion exhibits and donned by celebrities: Stephen Jones.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:08pm
Author Artemis Leontis discusses her new book "Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins" in the South Thayer building Thursday afternoon.

The Osterman Common Room was packed for a moderated discussion with author Artemis Leontis discussing her new book “Eva Palmer Sikelianos: A Life in Ruins” on Thursday afternoon. 

The event was part of the Author’s Forum series presented by the LSA Institute for the Humanities. The conversation was moderated by Prof. Yopie Prins.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 6:21pm
Tiffany Yoo, event organizer and the founder of Live Love Fitness LLF, discusses the necessity of mental health awareness at Breaking the Silence of Stigma on Mental Health event on the Diag Friday evening.

A group of students gathered on the front steps of the Hatcher Graduate Library on Friday evening for Breaking the Silence of Stigma on Mental Health, an event meant to address how stigma surrounding mental health impacts communities of color.Live Love Fitness LLF and the University of Michigan’s Asian American Association co-hosted the event.