Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 2:53pm
Read the Michigan Daily's wrap-up of the week's top stories below.

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 Dec. 3 to Dec. 9:

3 unknown suspects at large in West Quad armed robbery

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:58pm

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel opened the University’s Board of Regents December meeting on Thursday by expressing his dissatisfaction with the two tax bills recently passed by the U.S. House and Senate and their impacts on graduate students at the University. Schlissel said the bills end tax benefits that help students pay for college.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 1:14pm

I know what you’re thinking. What does a column-writing, grandma-sweater-wearing kid who looks like the offspring of Woody Allen in "Annie Hall" and a cold bowl of clam chowder know about sex?

Long answer: Not very much, but I have drive and charisma and maybe an OK personality so that should make up for something.

Short answer: jack shit.

Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:14pm

It’s the most wonderful time of the year …

I’m sitting on my laptop, physically drowning in papers and assignments, when an email notification pops up on my phone — not that I was on my phone instead of doing homework or anything but this is a judgement-free zone so get off my back. I swipe down to check out what all the fuss is about in my inbox. That’s when I see her …

The most beautiful sight I have ever witnessed. I fell to my knees. Tears welled up in my eyes. I finally felt some warmth in my body that has been oh so cold for so many years.

Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 6:27pm

When the parliament of Catalonia, a region in northeastern Spain, voted this past September to hold a region-wide referendum on whether or not Catalonia should become independent from Spanish governance, the question of its future became a matter of international importance.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:38pm

After garnering support from students and faculty at all three University of Michigan campuses, a campaign called #WeExist to add a Middle Eastern/North African identity category to University documents launched Monday night. A running online petition features more than 350 faculty and staff signatures in support of the identity box.  

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 9:13pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor opens the City Council meeting held Thursday in City Hall.

Water supply lines to the city of Ann Arbor water line have ruptured and could possibly lead to a shutdown of the city’s water treatment facility for two to three days to repair the lines. Craig Hupy, Ann Arbor’s public services area administrator, debriefed City Council at its meeting Monday night.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 9:53pm

Featuring visual art, poetry and performances from University of Michigan students and organizations about the experiences of immigrant and first-generation students at the University, the Shift Talent Showcase drew a crowd of 100 students, faculty and Ann Arbor community members to the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union Thursday night. 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:39pm
Panelists at the Academic Innovation Initiative Summit in the Michigan League Tuesday.

To tip off the University of Michigan’s Academic Innovation Initiative Summit, University deans gathered at a panel on the future of innovation in academics Tuesday afternoon, with 70 in attendance.

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 8:31pm

When LSA sophomores Rebecca Bernstein and Andie Harris received a problem set back from their Stats 250 graduate student instructors, their grades were a shock: They both received zeros.

Emails from their respective instructors explained their respective homeworks were too similar to those of their friends in the class. While the lowest homework grade is dropped, the sharp reprimand confused Bernstein and Harris.