Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 4:50pm

On Friday, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) rejected recently released comments about touching women without consent made by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, and stated Trump may affect the success of Republican candidates.

Snyder called the presidential election as a whole a “huge mess” and said Trump's recent comments were “revolting and disgusting,” according to the Associated Press. On Thursday, following an event in Grand Rapids, Snyder also said Trump’s behavior “make it a more challenging environment” for Republican candidates. 

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 4:48pm
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright campaigns for democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a Woman to Woman event on Friday in Ann Arbor.

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright visited Ann Arbor Friday morning to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a Woman to Woman event.

About 40 women and a handful of men crowded into the home of Ann Arbor resident Martha Darling to hear Albright speak about her experiences working with Clinton and the importance of women in politics.

Albright said Clinton was great to work with because of her ability to hear the issues of the people she spoke with.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:16pm
LSA junior Max Cornblath and Social Work student Erica Watson, the event facilitators for the IGR discussion on sexuality, speak at an Intergroup Relations meeting on South University on Tuesday.

In honor of National Coming Out Week, Intergroup Relations and the Spectrum Center hosted an open dialogue Tuesday during which 20 University and local community members discussed their experiences with perceptions surrounding sexuality.

Rackham student Chelsea Noble, events and programs graduate coordinator at the Spectrum Center, said the event aimed to curate a conversation on campus about the different journeys of people from divergent backgrounds.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 6:32pm
Ann Arbor resident John Yodhes invites students to register to vote outside of the Union on October 5, 2016.

On a the final day to register to vote in the state of Michigan Tuesday, various organizations filled campus in a push to reach students voters and get as many registered as possible.

The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats and the University’s chapter of College Republicans have been orchestrating voter registration efforts throughout the semester.

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 11:24pm
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Sen. Cory Booker (D–N.J.) visited Eastern Michigan University's campus Monday night to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, along with Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D–Mich.), Sen. Gary Peters (D–Mich.) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Ann Arbor), and encourage students to register to vote ahead of the voter registration deadline Tuesday.

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 12:33pm
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On the day before the 15th anniversary of 9/11, a Muslim couple was harassed at a downtown restaurant on State Street.

According to LSA senior Jennifer Alpert, a witness to the incident, a man — who she described as a white male in his late 30s — shouted at the couple while they were leaving Noodles & Company, cursing and relating the couple and Islam to the devil.

Alpert said everyone was in shock — no one reacted at first.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:44pm
Officials and student representatives cut the ribbon at the Intramural Sports opening ceremony on Thursday.

The Intramural Sports Building held its official ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon, with remarks from E. Royster Harper, the University of Michigan’s vice president for student life; Mike Widen, director of recreational sports; LSA senior Anna Wibbelman, president of Building a Better Michigan; and University Regent Michael Behm.

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 7:02pm
President Bill Clinton speaks at the Michigan Democratic Party Stronger Together Rally in Flint on Monday.

FLINT — Former President Bill Clinton visited Flint Monday afternoon to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, highlighting her policy proposals on the economy and college affordability. Approximately 500 people filled the University of Michigan-Flint’s Northbank Center to hear Clinton speak.

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
Governor Rick Snyder speaks at the Let's End Campus Sexual Assault Summit at the North Campus Research Complex on Friday.

Michigan first lady Sue Snyder hosted the second annual “Inform. Empower. Prevent. Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault” summit Friday at the University of Michigan where representatives from Greek life, athletics and state government discussed rising sexual assault numbers and strategies for eliminating sexual assault on college campuses.

The summit featured a variety of speakers and panels, including an athletic panel as well as panels on bystander intervention and rape culture.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:13pm

The Office of Academic Innovation, which aims to promote new ideas on how to educate students, kicked off a new initiative Thursday with speeches from University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, University Provost Martha Pollack and a panel of professors working on various initiatives.