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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.