Hundreds of University of Michigan community members signed a petition condemning recent protests and vigils held on campus, as well as statements made by University President Mark Schlissel, over the election of Donald Trump for president.
A female student was approached by a man between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and told if she did not remove her hijab, he would set her on fire with a lighter, according to a University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security crime alert released Saturday morning.
Two lawsuits have been filed in the past month over an alleged sexual assault at a University of Michigan fraternity party in January 2016.
The first lawsuit, from a now-former male University student, was filed against several employees of the University of Michigan for wrongfully causing the student leave the University following the alleged assault, according to court documents.
Friday, fraternity Sigma Chi and sorority Pi Beta Phi hosted their fourth annual “Puppies on the Porch” event, bringing dogs from the Lenawee Humane Society to the fraternity house front yard and porch to raise money for charity. In total, the event raised about $5000, with 337 people attending.
Sunday afternoon, a video surfaced of a University of Michigan student insulting an Uber driver as the driver filmed from inside the car.
The video, initially uploaded by the driver on March 23, had garnered over 212,000 views by Sunday. The driver identified himself on YouTube as Artur Zawada.
The video description and comments on the video allege that the student is a LSA freshman and a member of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon. The University declined to confirm details about the student, including their name.
University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh took on a new role this weekend — actor.
During the musical Big Fish, put on by MUSKET!, the University’s student-run musical theatre organization, Harbaugh sat in the audience for most of the show, but then took to the stage when the cast needed a little extra help.