Monday, January 15, 2018 - 11:30pm

As we enter into our new editorial positions at The Michigan Daily, we find ourselves at the crossroads of campus, on the cusp of moments interrogating sexual harassment, racism at the University of Michigan and the intersections of inequity. Getting the news right has never been more important. And more than ever, our readers are at the heart of what we do.

It’s a new year at the news desk. Allow us to reintroduce ourselves.


Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 12:15am

Many have hailed Mcity, the University of Michigan’s self-driving car site, as the first of its kind in accelerating the global autonomous vehicle technology. In the last year, though, the campus has played host to far saucier competition: The future of pizza delivery.    

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 2:06pm
The Interfraternity Council at the University of Michigan will begin to restore social event privileges to fraternities this semester.

The Interfraternity Council at the University of Michigan will begin to restore social event privileges to fraternities this semester, according to a statement released on the organization’s website Wednesday morning. The announcement comes after a two-month self-imposed ban. Recruitment this semester for the IFC fraternities will continue as scheduled.

Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 5:33pm
University President Mark Schlissel addresses students and faculty during Winter Commencement at Crisler Sunday.

At this year’s winter commencement —  a ceremony celebrating more than 800 graduates of the University of Michigan — speakers urged the class of 2017 to persevere and to look to the future with optimism.

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:15am

Residents of Northwood Apartments at the University of Michigan woke up early Friday morning to find a stranger in their unit, according to a crime alert sent out by the Division of Public Safety and Security. The home invasion occured around 3 a.m. on the 1700 block near Plymouth Road, the crime alert detailed.  

The assailant was wearing dark clothing, and fled when he was observed. DPSS officers determined he likely entered through an unsecured side door. 

This is a developing story. Check back at for updates. 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:50pm

Ann Arbor community members gathered at the First Congregational Church to remember the 27 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, as well as the 150,000 people in the United States who have died due to gun violence, Thursday night. The Ann Arbor chapter of Moms Demand Action, which was founded the day after the Sandy Hook shooting and is now the largest gun prevention organization in the country, organized the event. 

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
The Michigan Daily interviewed E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to discuss several current issues on campus.

The Michigan Daily sat down for an interview with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to discuss several current issues on campus, including a likely visit from Richard Spencer, the addition of a Middle Eastern/North African category to University of Michigan demographic data collection, and hiring issues in the office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs. 

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 10:04pm

The classroom, dorm rooms and hallways, or even in passing walking around campus: That’s where University of Michigan students are most likely to fall victim to a bias incident, according to a log of self-reported data collected by the University’s Bias Response Team. The team’s online log tracked 80 individual bias incidents since this September, with 16 additional prior events occurring over the summer.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 10:54pm
Students protested Richard Spencer's request to speak in the Diag on November 29, 2017.

If all had gone to plan on Thursday morning, student employees of the University Unions would be sitting in the Board of Regents meeting room in protest of white nationalist Richard Spencer’s potentially speaking on campus. After a meeting with Unions administrators earlier this week, the employees shifted their efforts to public spaces to avoid risk of termination.

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 11:44pm
There was an armed robbery in West Quad Residence Hall Monday night.

University of Michigan police officers are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred Monday night in West Quad Residence Hall. Three unknown male suspects were involved in the incident with three other student victims, according to Division of Public Safety and Security spokeswoman Diane Brown. The suspects fled from West Quad, but their whereabouts remain unknown.

On Tuesday morning, Brown provided a more detailed statement regarding Monday's incident: