Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Michigan Daily sat down with E. Royster Harper, the University of Michigan Vice President for Student Life, on Wednesday to discuss current issues on campus. Topics talked about included the Wednesday morning's decision from Central Student Government to support divestment, the Interfraternity Council's ban of social activities and more.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 2:45pm

The Michigan Daily administered a survey to 1,000 randomly selected respondents at the University of Michigan campus. There were 100 respondents, representative of all off-campus neighborhoods as delineated by Beyond the Diag. The following article includes data collected in this survey, particularly regarding the relationship between socioeconomic status and housing location.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 9:37am

This article has been updated with a statement from University Public Affairs noting they have received the request from Richard Spencer's representative to speak at the University.

Throughout the past weekend, there was online speculation regarding Richard Spencer booking a speaking facility at the University. Rick Fitzgerald, assistant vice president for public affairs, confirmed via statement the University was made aware of this request later in the day Monday.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 12:18am

Arms pumping vigorously in an attempt to match the cadence of my legs, I begin my ascent — my flushed cheeks a stark contrast against the dismal October sky of southeast Michigan. I am no stranger to this momentous hill, leading up toward Scio Church Road from Pioneer High School, or this route, as I have run it over 100 times since the fall of my sophomore year. I have now reached the point where I can run that 6-mile loop with my eyes closed, pulled along by some imaginary cord keeping me tethered to the earth beneath my rapidly moving feet.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:33pm

With the January deadline for the implementation of the Go Blue Guarantee free tuition pledge on the horizon, the University of Michigan posted a record number of applicants in figures released Thursday morning. The University also saw increased enrollment of underrepresented minority students and students receiving federal Pell Grants. Overall, campus enrollment increased 2.9 percent from last year to 46,002 students, with 29,821 undergraduates and 16,181 graduate and professional school students.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 8:03pm
Sheri Fink, New York Times journalist on health, gives a talk on human rights and medical care during times of emergency at the University Museum of Art Monday.

Citing modern and historical human rights crises, Sheri Fink, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and University alum, challenged an audience of over 100 students and community members gathered Monday evening in the University of Michigan Museum of Art to consider how they would aid the most vulnerable members of society in an emergency.

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.