A federal judge has recently mandated that the state of Michigan deliver weekly supplies of 395,000 cases of water to Flint until its water crisis is resolved, denying a request for the state to put an earlier requirement to deliver water on hold.
College Football Playoff’s final rankings were released today, dashing the hopes of Wolverines fans still clinging to the idea that Michigan would be in the playoffs. Michigan ultimately came in at No. 6, with the University of Michigan ranked below Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington and Penn State.
The Islamic Center of Ann Arbor received an anti-Muslim letter last Wednesday, referring to Muslims as “children of Satan” and President-elect Donald Trump as the “new sheriff in town” who will “cleanse America.”
The same letter has been sent to mosques in California, Indiana, Rhode Island, Georgia, Ohio and Colorado, according to the Detroit Free Press. In Michigan, East Lansing’s mosque has also received a letter.
Before Michigan’s last football game of the regular season, the Ohio State branch of the satirical website Barstool posted a tweet showing a group of individuals in OSU garb with the sign, “Michigan Girls: More Diseased than Flint Water”.
The results from LSA Student Government midterm elections were released Friday afternoon, including the selection of 10 representatives for the body. Terms on the assembly last for one year.
Of the 19,668 students enrolled in LSA, 719 students voted online, which is a 3.65-percent voter participation rate. LSA sophomore Daniel Greene led the polls with 257 votes, 85 more than the second-place candidate, LSA freshman Brooke Lennox.
Football fans saw the fickle nature of Michigan weather this weekend when it swung from a sunny, warm 70 degrees Friday to a chilling low of 30 degrees Saturday, along with a dusting of snow on The Big House, during Michigan's final home football game.
Despite the cold, Michigan fans celebrated their 20-10 win against Indiana by taking to the field and making snow angels.
Nearly a thousand people gathered on the Diag and marched through University of Michigan buildings for a student walk-out protest against racism on campus following President-elect Donald Trump’s upset win Wednesday afternoon, briefly shutting down traffic.
At their weekly meeting Tuesday, Central Student Government voted 34 to 13 to reject a resolution that would have called on the University of Michigan to divest its investments in several companies that allegedly commit human rights violations against Palestinians.
Posters promoting white supremacy and urging individuals to report undocumented immigrants, several appearing to cite the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump, were found on the University of Michigan’s campus Monday.