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.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:56pm
Rackham student Dana Greene

Public Health student Dana Greene knelt at the block ‘M’ on the Diag for 21 hours.

It was not a cool fall day, either — the sun bore down on University of Michigan students at a peak 91 degrees.

Greene, along with dozens of other students, gathered at the Diag to kneel in protest of racism across the country, mirroring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick's own kneel last year that lost him his job. Food, water and drinks were shared, and a tent was later set up.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:15pm
A map of campus marking points affected by vandalism.

The Michigan Daily compiled a list of reports of vandalism on campus and in Ann Arbor from 2016 to the present. See the fullview interactive map charting these incidents here

Oct. 3, 2017 - North University Avenue - Racist poster stating "Anti-Racist is code for Anti-White" on posting column. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 12:41am

Youtube comedian Elijah Daniel — best known for his vlogs with comedienne Christine Sydelko — became the mayor of Hell, Mich. He was impeached later that day.

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 5:32pm

Stephen M. Ross — University of Michigan alum and benefactor for whom the Ross School of Business and Stephen M. Ross Academic Center are named — is currently being targeted for income tax evasion.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:05pm

Tuesday night, Sen. Bernie Sanders (D–Vt.) and Rep. John Conyers (D–Mich.) met with a crowd of 2,000 at the Fellowship Chapel in Detroit to discuss their new bill on universal healthcare. The event also became a rally for progressive values as cheers of “Bernie 2020” came from the audience along with multiple standing ovations.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 9:35pm

The University of Michigan branch of Delta Sigma Phi recently deleted their Welcome Week party that was Ancient Egyptian themed due to backlash from the student body.

The party asked students to “honor our Egyptian roots and join us on the night of September 1st to celebrate our newly built pyramid” and “come to Delta Sig as a mummy, Cleopatra or King Tut it doesn’t matter to us.”

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 4:23pm

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel sent an email out to students regarding the situation surrounding Charlottesville, where white supremacists marched and violently clashed with counter-protesters. Schlissel wrote he supported all those who supported “peace, tolerance, equality, and unity in our nation.”

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:32pm

According to a media release, Ann Arbor police officers responded to a graffiting incident in the skate park located in Veterans Memorial Park on Friday morning; the graffiting was racially charged and included swastikas. Phrases such as “Free USA” and “Jews Die” were sprayed painted.

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 3:20pm
Buzzfeed's Ahmed Ali Akbar, host of the podcast "See Something, Say Something," talks to students about his experience on the show and the portrayal of Muslims in media at the Michigan League on Friday.

Earlier this week, the Muslim Students’ Association and the South Asian Awareness Network hosted Buzzfeed’s Ahmed Ali Akbar to discuss the experiences of being Muslim in the Unites States, his podcast and how Muslim identities are discussed in journalism. About 25 people attended the event.

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