Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 6:56pm
LSA sophomore Morgan Anderson talks to University students during Earthfest on the Diag Thursday.

The Diag was packed with students walking from table to table participating in Earthfest Thursday afternoon. The event was hosted by Planet Blue, an institution at the University of Michigan that leads, organizes and manages the University’s Sustainability Initiative.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:27pm
U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., shares his reasoning for becoming an independent at an event to commemorate Constitution Day in Jeffries Hall Monday afternoon.

In order to commemorate Constitution Day, the University of Michigan invited Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich, to speak. The former undergraduate and Michigan law alum represents Michigan’s 3rd District. While the first half of the lecture largely centered around how Amash’s philosophy as a public servant centers around the powers of the constitution, he also spoke about political theatrics and the grim side of Congress.

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 9:05pm
E. Royster Harper, Vice President of Student Life, announced her retirement from the University of Michigan in an email sent Thursday morning.

Vice President of Student Life E. Royster Harper, is retiring from the University of Michigan after 20 years in her current position.

In an email to the University community Thursday morning, Harper announced her retirement, which will be effective at the beginning of the Winter 2020 semester. She cited wanting to spend more time with her family and enjoying other life pursuits as the reason for her retirement.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 8:21pm
Second-year medical student Solomon Rajput will challenge Congresswoman Debbie Dingell for her seat in Michigan's 12th Congressional District

The Dingells have been a household name in Ann Arbor politics for more than 85 years since John Dingell Sr. began representing the 15th Congressional District in 1933, now known Michigan’s 12th Congressional District.

Second-year medical student Solomon Rajput has decided to challenge this local political dynasty.

Rajput announced his campaign against Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., on Thursday. He is running on a progressive platform with the slogan, “We’re done waiting.”

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 5:51pm
Stephen Biegun spoke at a packed Rackham Auditorium Friday afternoon as the inaugural speaker in a launch series organized to celebrate the opening of the Weiser Diplomacy Center, hosted by the Ford School of Public Policy.

Since North Korea began building their nuclear arsenal, maintaining diplomacy with North Korea has been a point of contention in the United States. The individual tasked with the challenge of negotiating U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea is U.S. Representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:49pm
Ann Arbor residents voice their concerns ranging from the rising cost of living in Ann Arbor to the Palestine-Israel conflict to Mayor Taylor and the Ann Arbor City Council at City Hall Tuesday evening.

University representatives faced criticism from city councilmembers Tuesday night for what elected officials called its lack of involvement in combating Ann Arbor’s affordable housing shortage

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 11:30pm
Ann Arbor residents voice their concerns ranging from the rising cost of living in Ann Arbor to the Palestine-Israel conflict to Mayor Taylor and the Ann Arbor City Council at City Hall Tuesday evening.

Ann Arbor City Council decided by a one-vote margin against re-nominating Councilmember Zachary Ackerman, D-Ward 3, to the Planning Commission and voted unanimously to release a redacted report on the city’s investigation into a former employee’s controversial texts at their meeting Tuesday night.

When confirming nominations for the Planning Commission, Mayor Christopher Taylor re-nominated Ackerman, who has served on the Planning Commission since December 2016. 

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 10:15pm
Pete Souza, former Chief Official White House Photographer for the Obama Administration, signs copies of his book SHADE after speaking at Rackham Auditorium Monday Night.

On Jan. 22, 2017, two days after President Donald Trump was inaugurated into office, former White House photographer Pete Souza posted a picture on Instagram of President Barack Obama sitting on his desk with red curtains in the background with the caption “I like these drapes better than the new ones. Don’t you think?”

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:01pm
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An allegation of rape crumbled the facade surrounding University of Michigan professor David Daniels this summer, dubbed by many as one of the best countertenors in the world. The alleged assault, however, is not the only report of Daniels’predatory sexual behavior. Through police reports filed with Pittsfield Township, The Michigan Daily found the Office of Institutional Equity knew about an report of Daniels’s questionable behavior as early as March 2018 — and the University still awarded him with tenure in May. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:30pm
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha discusses her book, "What The Eyes Don't See" with politician Chris Kolb at Rackham Auditorium Wednesday night.

Renowned pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha spoke Wednesday to a sold-out Rackham Auditorium about her first-hand account of exposing the dangerous levels of lead in Flint. This is the second part of the two-day event called Environmental Justice Focus: Flint Water Crisis, co-sponsored by the School for Environment and Sustainability and Literati Bookstore.