Monday, October 23, 2017 - 10:43pm
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Students blared various demands for accountability and administrative action after weeks of racist provocations on campus earlier this semester, but one question echoed throughout all the protests.

“What happens to racist students who get caught?” LSA senior Arlyn Reed asked at a de-stress event held by the Black Student Union last month to rounds of applause from the audience.

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 8:07pm
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The positive impact of the Blavin Scholars Program is unquestionable to donors Paul and Amy Blavin. Stepping back from the support it provides for 37 students who have experienced foster care in their life, they see a broader goal. 

“It’s the American dream personified,” Paul Blavin said.  

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 2:30pm
University President Mark Schlissel takes center stage for a Mackinac Moment during the Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island.

This article is part of the Daily's ongoing coverage of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Follow staff reporter Kevin Biglin on Twitter and check the site for more updates.

Mackinac Island, MI — University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel took center stage to discuss the role the University plays in economic, social and personal mobility Thursday afternoon at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 11:00pm
U.S. Representatives Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.), Brenda Lawrence (D–Mich.), Dave Trott (R–Mich.) and Fred Upton (R–Mich.) speak in a panel today at the Mackinac Policy Conference.

This article is part of the Daily's ongoing coverage of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Follow staff reporter Kevin Biglin on Twitter and check the site for more updates.

Mackinac Island, MI – U.S. Reps. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.), Brenda Lawrence (D–Mich.), Dave Trott (R–Mich.) and Fred Upton (R–Mich.) gathered Thursday afternoon at the Mackinac Policy Conference to discuss key issues both federal and statewide and the bipartisan solutions they use to encourage Michigan’s growth.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 10:44pm
Governor Rick Snyder delivers his keynote address at the Mackinac Policy Conference at the Grand Hotel on Thrusday.

This article is part of the Daily's ongoing coverage of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Follow staff reporter Kevin Biglin on Twitter and check the site for more updates.

In his keynote address Thursday afternoon at the Mackinac Policy Conference, Gov. Rick Snyder provided an overview of the three conference pillars: restoring civility in U.S. political discourse, promoting economic opportunity and leading the way in connected mobility.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:07pm
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan speaks about his new urban-planning strategy during his keynote address.

This article is part of the Daily's ongoing coverage of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Follow staff reporter Kevin Biglin on Twitter and check the site for more updates.

In his Wednesday evening keynote address at the Mackinac Policy Conference, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan talked about housing history in Detroit and about his new urban planning strategy, which aims to spread affordable housing units across all areas of the city.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 3:56pm
New DPS Superintendent Nikolai Vitti discusses major changes he plans to implement in the school district next year.

This article is part of the Daily's ongoing coverage of the Mackinac Policy Conference. Follow staff reporter Kevin Biglin on Twitter and check the site for more updates.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
Chairs were set up on the Diag last week as part of the Stumbling Blocks art installation.

Chairs used in last week’s notable Stumbling Blocks exhibit on affirmative action will not be put to such symbolic use much longer. The University of Michigan Property Disposition Department announced Monday on Facebook that the University is currently selling the chairs to the public for $10 each.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:20pm
LSA student Josh Hasler speaks at The Power of Place-Naming: C.C. Little, Eugenics, and the University of Michigan event in Hatcher on Tuesday.

Months after the University of Michigan’s release of a new policy on building renaming, the LSA History Department convened a bicentennial panel Tuesday afternoon on the potential renaming of the C.C.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:13pm

study by researchers at Oxford University in London found Twitter feeds in the state of Michigan were filled with fake or untrustworthy news accounts before and after the 2016 presidential election.

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