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.

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 (I–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.

Conyers said his Medicare for All bill now has 117 cosponsors. He emphasized the government needs to combat high youth unemployment rates as well.

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.”