Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:20pm
The new First Generation Student Space at the Student Activities Center.

In order to better serve the needs of first-generation students on campus, the University of Michigan has opened the First-Generation Student Gateway — a study lounge, meeting area and information hub concentrated into one cohesive space.

The University defines first-generation students as any student whose parents or guardians have not earned a bachelor's degree which could inhibit their prior exposure to or knowledge of navigating higher institutions, and they may need additional assistance

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:28pm

The University of Michigan launched an online bias response log this week amid student requests for more administrative transparency regarding bias incidents. The log details all bias incidents reported to, and actions taken by, the Bias Response team since July 1.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:53pm
A Michigan cheerleader kneels during the national anthem before the game against Michigan State Saturday.

As “The Star-Spangled Banner” played before Saturday’s matchup against Michigan State University, a group of about 20 University of Michigan football players stood, arm-in-arm, to protest structural racism and societal inequality— a symbolic action part of the much larger #TakeaKnee movement currently spreading across the country.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 6:21pm

In October 2016, the University of Michigan launched its five-year Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan — an extensive initiative designed to promote a more diverse and inclusive campus through increasing staff diversity, retention of underprivileged students and the assurance of equal compensation for all races, genders and identities.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:13am
Stockwell Hall

Racist flyers urging students to “Make America White Again” were discovered early Tuesday morning outside of the University of Michigan’s Stockwell Residence Hall.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:50pm

The University of Michigan released its 2017-18 Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report this weekend, indicating an increase in the overall number of bias crimes reported to the University and Ann Arbor Police Departments since last year. Two intimidation incidents increased to nine incidents — which ranged from property destruction to physical assault — motivated by race, religion and identity bias.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:48pm

University of Michigan students have been organizing protests and demonstrations in the last two weeks after a slew of anti-Latino and anti-Black incidents. The Daily sat down with University president Mark Schlissel to talk students' reactions, his responses and administrators' actions moving forward.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:52pm

Over 30 students lined the halls of the University of Michigan School of Social Work Tuesday afternoon to call attention to an email sent by SSW Payroll Coordinator Kari Dumbeck, in which she implored students to respect the Pledge of Allegiance, with an emphasis on overtly religious rhetoric.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
Black Student Union members listen to President Schlissel's comments in the Union Wednesday.

Over the past year, members of the University of Michigan have both seen and responded to countless acts of hate directed at communities of color and other marginalized groups. Though the administration and campus organizations have reacted with activism and messages of support, students — along with some faculty and staff — continue to call for more action.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 7:35pm
President Donald Trump endorsed Michigan gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Bill Schuette on Sunday.

President Donald Trump endorsed Michigan gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Bill Schuette, Sunday morning on Twitter — or, rather, he endorsed "Attorney General Bill Shuette" [sic].

The president also expressed his commitment to bringing more jobs to the country and affirmed Schuette will aid his mission to do so.