About a dozen community members gathered at the Ann Arbor Federal Building Saturday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump proposing a delayed presidential election because of absentee voting. The Stop Trump Ann Arbor and Refuse Fascism organizers were joined by Ann Arbor Beyond Bernie members advocating for United States Postal Service funding. Democratic politicians heavily […]
Candidates running for City Council are required to release reports on their campaign finances, including a list of all contributions made to their campaigns. The Daily examined those lists and compared the donors funding each candidate’s race.
With more than $40,000, Jen Eyer, Democratic candidate for Ward 4, raised the most of all candidates. Lisa Disch, Democratic candidate for Ward 1, and Erica Briggs, Democratic candidate for Ward 5, were next in line with $27,094 and $27,054, respectively. Click the link above to see donation breakdowns for the City Council race.
With the death of George Floyd on May 25 and the coinciding protests across the nation, came a rather desperate leap from companies to align themselves with the Black liberation movement. Sporting hashtags including #BlackLivesMatter and #JusticeForFloyd, many large brands or organizations responded to the collective unrest of the nation by posting messages of solidarity. […]
WilmerHale released its 88-page report of its independent investigation of allegations of sexual misconduct by former University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert Friday.
After beginning the investigation in January 2020, the report found “significant evidence” that Philbert violated the University’s Sexual Harassment policy. It identified numerous times when University personnel and administration received information about Philbert’s sexual misconduct.
On Sept. 2, 2019, The Daily reported on the University of Michigan University Health Service’s controversial move to discontinue coverage of sexually transmitted infection testing for students to be included in tuition. Two days later, an online petition demanding reinstatement of coverage for STI testing was in circulation — and already at 1,400 signatures. Two […]
A former University of Michigan student alleged in a press conference Thursday that legendary football coach Bo Schembechler and former athletic director Don Canham knew of of team doctor Robert Anderson’s sexual abuse, Attorneys Spethen Estey, James White and Michelle Simpson Tuegel held the press conference along with the former student to announce a lawsuit […]
With just over a month left before school starts for the Ann Arbor Public School district on Sept. 8, the AAPS Board of Education met Wednesday evening to discuss instruction plans for this upcoming school year, particularly with the Reimagine Learning plan. The board meeting opened up with public commentary, and many AAPS parents and […]
University of Michigan Students for Biden held a virtual roundtable where over 25 people discussed foreign policy under a potential Biden administration Wednesday night. Co-hosted with D.C., Maryland and Virginia Students for Biden, the event featured Ambassador Dennis Ross, Georgetown professor Andrew Bennett and Middle East Institute scholar Alia Awadallah as panelists. After brief introductions, […]
Daytime sidewalks, usually densely spotted with strollers, dog-leashes, sandals and backpacks, remain barren, reminiscent of late-night walks home from the UGLi or Law Library during the school year. This scarcity of buzzing streets, shops and restaurants is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a formidable presence that has directed residents of countless cities across America […]