Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 1:17am
An Ann Arbor police office stands in front of students during the walkout in November.

University of Michigan student Dyshon Toxey doesn’t smile much anymore. 

An LSA senior, Toxey is finishing his degree in cognitive science and mathematics, and is involved in a number of development programs for fellow first-generation students. Toxey is Black, and said he often took pride in his perfectly straight, groomed set of teeth to build connections in Black circles and beyond — he’s known as a community mentor with an easygoing demeanor and an even easier smile. 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 5:00pm

The images, by now, are familiar. A baby washed ashore a beach.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 9:52am

The Ann Arbor Police Department has identified the man who carried out an armed carjacking early Friday morning on the 600 block of East Washington Street, as 17 year old Zachary Scott according to a crime alert sent out by the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security.

Scott has been arrested for carjacking, armed robbery, felony firearm, possession of stolen vehicle and felony for resisting and obstructing a police officer. Scott is currently at the Washtenaw County Jail with a bond set at $100,000.

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 9:38pm

LSA junior Anushka Sarkar and Public Policy junior Nadine Jawad will serve as the 2017-18 Central Student Government president and vice president, respectively, according to election results released early Saturday morning.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:26pm
Bryan Stevenson receives the Wallenberg Medal for work in criminal justice reform at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday.

Acclaimed criminal justice attorney Bryan Stevenson received the University of Michigan Wallenberg Medal Tuesday evening at a packed Rackham Auditorium filled with more than 1,000 attendees. Stevenson, the head of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of best-selling memoir “Just Mercy,” delivered a keynote address narrating his experiences in criminal justice reform and urging attendees to craft hopeful narratives.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 8:23pm

Anushka Sarkar walked out early from the first Central Student Government mass meeting she attended freshman year. None of the faces in the room, she found, looked like hers. No representative present shared her Indian-American heritage, and barely any attendees were students of color at all.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:05pm

Following three racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to University of Michigan engineering and computer science students Tuesday night, an anonymous email was sent out Thursday morning to at least one graduate student email list, this time outlining an alleged incident of racism involving the sender, a Black woman, and two white men. The email expressed disgust with the University for failing to address the alleged hate crime with an investigation.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:39am
President Schlissel talks to Keanu Richardson as students protest outside of his home following racist emails sent late Tuesday night.

In response to the racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to University of Michigan engineering and computer science students late Tuesday night, around 40 students gathered in front of University President Mark Schlissel’s house early Wednesday morning.  


Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:01am

A University of Michigan student was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning, according to a crime alert sent out by the Division of Public Safety and Security. The armed robbery, the alert details, took place around midnight south of Central Campus on Tappan and Oakland streets. 

The student reported to Ann Arbor police he was approached by a man — clad in a red bandana — exiting a gray four-door car with a "long gun." The suspect stole the victim's wallet and phone and fled the scene in the car. The victim did not suffer any injuries. 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:22pm

Scientists can confirm that to date, 2017 has been gloomier than normal. The metro Detroit region has seen only two days of sunshine in the month of January, according to the National Weather Service. The Detroit Free Press reported 25 days of the month were considered “cloudy,” with 80 to 100 percent of skies covered by clouds.