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 michigandaily.com 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:

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:55pm
Students protest at the Regents meeting about Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus in the Union Tuesday.

The University of Michigan has agreed to proceed with white supremacist Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus if the University is able to ensure a safe setting for the event. University President Mark Schlissel announced the University will begin deliberations with Spencer's team regarding time, place and nature of the event after convening an emergency Board of Regents' meeting Tuesday night.

"We only today have finalized plans for how we will proceed on Richard Spencer’s request to speak on the University of Michigan campus," Schlissel said.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 3:06pm
Students and staff community voice their opposition at the Board of Regents meeting regarding Richard Spencer's request to speak on campus in the Union Tuesday night.

UPDATE: In a campus-wide email, Schlissel has confirmed the University is in talks to find a space for Spencer to speak on campus. If there is no agreement that guarantees student safety, he wrote, Spencer will not speak. 

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 4:25am

Two men robbed employees at the Buffalo Wild Wings on State St. early Saturday morning, according to a crime report released by the University of Michigan Divison of Public Safety and Security. 

The unidentified men were wearing black clothing, the report details, and one of the suspects was carrying a handgun.   

The Ann Arbor Police Department is investigating the armed robbery, which is reported to have taken place around 2:30 a.m., abouth half an hour after the restaurant's closing time. 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:13pm
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A University of Michigan pedestrian was struck unconscious and robbed by an unknown assailant late Saturday afternoon, according to a crime alert sent by the Division of Public Safety and Security.

The unarmed robbery occured on the 700 block of S. State St., between Hill and Monroe streets. Ann Arbor police is investigating the case. 

Both unarmed and armed robberies increased last winter as well. DPSS sent out four crime alerts in three weeks last January and Februrary. 

This is a developing story. Check michigandaily.com for more updates.