Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 6:10pm

Engineering senior Kyle Winstanley is choosing Bitcoin over his bachelor’s degree.

Winstanley plans to pursue cryptocurrency trading full time instead of graduating college. Partnered with his classmate, LSA senior Spencer Porter, the pair amassed around $15,000 by Dec of last year, and have now collected almost $70,000 to date to contribute to their trading hub.

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 6:15pm
Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar vetoed a resolution that would compensate CSG representatives in a statement Friday.

Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, vetoed resolution A.R. 7-026, which called for the use of University of Michigan funding to compensate CSG members for their work. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Sarkar expressed concerns of potential power dynamics created by intergovernmental payment systems as well as the public release of student financial records.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:05pm
LSA student Jad Elharake speaks in favor of adding a Middle Eastern/North African identity category on University demographics forms at the Regents' Meeting in the Union Thursday.

Despite issuing a letter signed by over 715 faculty and staff members, the #WeExist campaign — consisting of students from all three University of Michigan campuses — faced conflicting opinions in response to their request to implement a Middle Eastern/North African identity category to University documents at the Regents meeting Thursday afternoon.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 7:02pm

Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk will be publishing a most-read wrap up of the previous week’s most popular articles based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most-read from Nov. 26 to Dec. 2:

Hundreds walk out to protest Spencer event, march on campus

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:27pm

Beginning Dec. 4, Nadia Bazzy will begin her role as director of the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, replacing former director Trelawny Boynton, who served the University of Michigan community for almost 20 years.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:18pm
President Schlissel addresses Black Student Union protestors in the Union in September.

The Michigan Daily sat down for an interview with University President Mark Schlissel to address several current issues on campus, including a potential visit from Richard Spencer, Central Student Government's vote for #UMDivest and more.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 8:41pm

Despite the initial thrill of obtaining paid student diversity labor positions after a contentious bargaining process, University of Michigan students and faculty alike believe administrators continue to fall short in expressing support for graduate students working to implement the initiatives listed in the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion plan.

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 3:11pm

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich, announced Sunday he will step down from his position as the ranking minority member of the House Judiciary Committee in the wake of allegations that he sexually harassed female members of his staff and misused taxpayer funds to settle such claims during his time in office.

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 4:48pm

Public Policy senior Nadine Jawad, Central Student Government vice president, has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship after competing against nominees from across the country during an intensive application and interview process.

This year, four students from the University made it to the finals — a number that Henry Dyson, director of the LSA Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships, said has been unmatched any other year.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:14pm
Laverne Cox shares her experience being transgender as part of the 2017 CEW Spectrum of Advocacy and Activism Symposium Wednesday at Rackham Auditorium.

Delivering personal messages of hope and empowerment for the future to University of Michigan students was “Orange is the New Black” star Laverne Cox, who took the stage of Rackham Auditorium Wednesday night.

Around 600 people gathered to watch Cox, a transgender, African-American actress and activist, deliver her speech “Ain’t I a Woman? My Journey to Womanhood” to conclude the 2017 Center for the Education of Women Spectrum of Advocacy and Activism Symposium. Hundreds more tuned into the livestream of the speech, shown at various locations around campus.