Monday, April 16, 2018 - 11:55pm

As a student at the University of Michigan, 2008 alum Aisa Villarosa fell in love with the Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Program — housed in the American Culture Department — because it allowed her to learn about other cultures and her own heritage; she learned lessons she hadn’t been exposed to growing up in the majority-white suburbs of Detroit.  

She said she owes this great experience in A/PIA Studies to faculty members, including longtime Lecturer Emily Lawsin. Lawsin has been teaching at the University since 2000.

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 11:20pm

Editor's note: both female students’ statements were kept anonymous for privacy concerns.

This LSA senior is a model University of Michigan student.

Raised in a family of educators, she is beyond attentive in class, constantly present during office hours and dedicates respect to her teachers — she is someone who cares deeply about how she earns her grade in a class. She said she is also an anxious student, to the point of being a perfectionist.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 4:55pm

I am so bad at expressing myself. Oh my gosh, you guys, I am so bad at expressing myself.

I can pump out boring, essay-like pages in a quick second; they won’t be perfect, but they’ll be readable. They’ll make sense. But putting my feelings and thoughts into coherent words is just an entirely different journey, and the thought of doing that on a regular basis this semester makes my skin crawl with uneasy, jumpy nerves.

But I want to.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 5:34pm

The “college tour” of Neo-Nazi and white supremacist Richard Spencer will possibly include a stop at the University of Michigan, eliciting outraged reactions from students, faculty and staff from both sides of the political sphere.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:59pm
Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, and CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad, a Public Policy junior, sent a school-wide email condemning neo-Nazi Richard Spencer’s possible visit to the University of Michigan campus.

Tuesday evening, Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, and CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad, a Public Policy senior, sent a school-wide email condemning neo-Nazi and white supermacist Richard Spencer’s potential visit to the University of Michigan campus.

Fearing an unsafe atmosphere on campus, Sarkar and Jawad asked students to sign a petition, which Sarkar plans to present to the Board of Regents Thursday.

The statement emphasizes the possibility of violence that would accompany Spencer’s visit.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:08pm
Reggie the Campus Corgi seen in the Diag.

Reggie the Campus Corgi is a beloved sight on campus — a beacon of light and hope during the dark days of incoming winter and finals. But he cannot stay the entire time, for he must go home and rest. But what if Reggie had a place on campus to stay, thus increasing his time for friendly head pats and picturesque photoshoots to be posted on Facebook?

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:17am
Students gather during the CSG On the Diag event in favor of divestment Tuesday.

In support of Palestinians and the #UMDivest movement, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality and more than 250 allies formed a human circle around the Diag proceeding Central Student Government’s first assembly in an open space in near-freezing weather. The crowd also included a large cluster of anti-divestment University of Michigan students who countered with their own lobbying and speeches against the resolution.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:15pm
The Washtenaw County Courthouse, where Business senior Matthew Mansour was granted a person protection order from his roommate Business senior Abishek MacFarland.

Business junior Matthew Mansour was granted a personal protection order against his roommate, Business senior Abhishek McFarland, based on a tense living environment in which Mansour was too afraid to come back to his apartment at Landmark Apartments on South University Avenue. McFarland will have to move out of the apartment with police present.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:12pm
Michigan governor hopeful Gretchen Whitmer was one of the speakers for the Planned Parenthood event at the Women's Convention in Detroit Friday.

“What can we do now?” was the question for many after President Donald Trump’s election win back in November, particularly at the Women’s March — a day after his inauguration in January — which saw thousands of women protest Trump’s policies and behaviors towards women and minorities.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:52pm

Central Student Government released its first official statement of the year regarding bias incidents on campus, addressing white nationalist and author Charles Murray’s appearance on Wednesday night campus. Murray is known for his book, “The Bell Curve,” on linking race and IQ, a theory widely debunked.