Monday, April 23, 2018 - 10:06pm

Governor Rick Snyder’s recent decision to stop providing free bottled water to Flint residents has drawn backlash from members of the Flint community and outside observers alike.


Announcing the decision, which ended a practice that has been carried out since January 2016 in response to the water crisis facing the city, Snyder had noted that lead levels in Flint water have been below the federal limit for almost two years now. Snyder said that state funding for water was no longer necessary.


Monday, April 2, 2018 - 6:33pm

The U.S. Commerce Department announced on March 26 the 2020 census will include a question asking respondents whether they are U.S. citizens.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:02pm
The third annual Panhellenic Speak Out event, a confidential forum for survivors of sexual violence in Greek Life, took place in the Union Ballroom Tuesday.

The Panhellenic Peer Educators at the University of Michigan hosted the third annual Panhellenic Speak Out on Tuesday night, providing a forum for survivors of sexual violence to share their stories in a confidential space.

At the event, attendees were welcomed to share stories in an open, unmoderated session that lasted two hours. Survivors shared stories from a wide range of experiences; some read poetry, some told their stories unscripted and some spoke for friends who were unable to speak.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:01pm

Chicago-based rapper CupcakKe blew away records on Jan. 26 with her performance at Pride Night at Necto Night Club in Ann Arbor. Despite a building capacity of 952, 1,112 people lined up outside the club to see her perform, more than any event the club has ever hosted.

Necto has welcomed a number of big-name artists to perform in the past — including Avicii and Zedd — but CupcakKe, whose legal name is Elizabeth Harris, destroyed the previous records.

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:27pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke as part of his American Promise Tour at the Michigan Theater Monday night.

Exploring his experiences of serving as vice president and coping with the death of his son, former Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Michigan Theater Monday night. As part of his American Promise Tour, the event consisted of a conversation between Biden and ESPN reporter Adam Schefter, a University of Michigan alum.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:29pm

The University of Michigan’s Office for Institutional Equity released its annual report concerning prohibited student conduct on Wednesday. The report details outcomes of all investigations carried out by the OIE under the direction of Pamela Heatlie, the University’s Title IX coordinator and senior director of OIE.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:20pm
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder gives his final State of the State Address at the Michigan State Capitol building in Lansing Tuesday.

Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his eighth and final State of the State address to a joint session of the Michigan legislature Tuesday night. Prominent members of the Michigan state government, as well as scores of bureaucrats, law enforcement officials and journalists attended the address.