Tuesday night, Todd Sevig, director of University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services, gave Central Student Government an oversight of the organization’s current plans to expand mental health services unique to the differing majors on campus.
Despite the mixed reactions from CSG’s last meeting, a resolution aiming to host an Israeli-Palestinian lunch to foster dialogue passed with 18 in favor, nine opposed and five abstentions. However, the student assembly debated heatedly over the details of the resolution and CSG’s handling of the debate, with LSA Representative Eli Schrayer voting “no with rights” against his own resolution to continue the conversation.
Central Student Government representatives Gaby Roth, an LSA junior, and Eli Schrayer, an LSA senior, introduced a resolution Tuesday night to fund monthly lunches promoting dialogue regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which was met with mixed reactions from the rest of the body.
Sometimes my mind takes me back to that one day in early September of freshman year, when I visited the University of Michigan Museum of Art with a group of strangers; students from my hall, from orientation, people I thought would become my best friends. In reality, they just became even more distant. How cultured and sophisticated, I thought to myself back then.
Over 3,000 people gathered Monday morning in Hill Auditorium to listen to the University of Michigan Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture given by renowned investigative journalist Amy Goodman and filmmaker Issa Rae.
A resolution urging the city of Ann Arbor to adopt nonpartisan November elections was passed by the Central Student Government Tuesday night during its first meeting of the year.
According to the resolution, August primary elections make it hard for students to vote as they are usually not on campus during the summer months. This has resulted in a remarkably low turnout — under 20 percent — over the past few years.
A resolution asking President Barack Obama to support undocumented students — brought to the table by BAMN, the national coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary — passed at Central Student Government’s first meeting of the semester. The body voted 26-4 with 7 abstaining.
Braylon Edwards, a former NFL wide receiver and University of Michigan student, announced via Twitter he would be returning to the University to finish his degree. In his tweet, he joked that he picked up a rigorous schedule for this semester.
It took me 12 years, however i finally wnroled back at the University of Michigan to finish my degree. Couldn't be happier with this hard
University of Michigan researchers have released an app that helps Flint residents assess lead contamination levels by utilizing functions related to water testing and providing infrastructure-related information. The team also worked with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver on data analytics for lead pipe removal.