Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 7:42pm
At the University, false rumors of an active shooter frightened students campus after an armed robbery in West Quad Residence Hall in early December.

LSA freshman Annika Mursten was a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year. Mursten never expected her high school would be the site of a national tragedy. She recalled participating in various safety drills throughout her years as a high school student.

“I feel like a lot of what people don’t understand is the high school was very safe,” Mursten said. “We always had drills. I remember in my four years, we always had drills.”

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 4:20pm

Prom may be a rite of passage for most high school students but often poses a large financial burden. Ann Arbor resident Jan Wery, along with several other volunteers, founded the Prom Dress Project — an organization that collects donated prom dresses and sells them for $25 or less — to address this issue.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 7:49pm
The University is still dealing with concerns regarding internet security.

A year after hackers sent racist and anti-Semitic emails to engineering and computer science students, the University is still dealing with concerns regarding internet security — especially in the context of accurate security alerts reaching students on campus.

 

Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 1:50pm

Jazz artist Joey Dosik came to the University of Michigan on a saxophone scholarship in 2004. Now, 14 years later, he’s making strides as a solo artist, recently earning a record deal and preparing for a re-release of his debut extended-play record Game Winner along with a gig on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

In 2017, Dosik signed with record label Secretly Canadian, which marked a momentous boost in his solo career. Now, Dosik is excitedly anticipating his performance on Kimmel’s late-night show on Feb. 13 as a prequel to his album’s re-release.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:12pm

The University of Michigan is updating their policy and procedures on Student Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct and Other Forms of Interpersonal Violence in accordance with the policy’s annual review. E. Royster Harper, vice president for Student Life, announced the policy changes via email to students and faculty Thursday.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 5:22pm
Students question the University of Michigan emergency alert system after West Quad robbery.

In the first hours of the University of Michigan’s West Quad Residence Hall’s armed robbery in early December, residents and staff grew concerned with the sudden unexplained presence of police vehicles outside of the dorm and officers in the building. Many residents turned to social media and their friends to make sense of the situation, and very rapidly, a rumor about an active shooter spread through campus.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 4:45pm

Tablecloths covering the cafeteria-style tables and a roaring fire projected on the wall was what greeted diners at North Quad Residence Hall Thursday evening. While some may have confused the dining hall for a luxe restaurant, the event was really a surprise from Michigan Dining, which planned a “pop-up dinner” for the night and treated students to table-service and a gourmet meal.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2:52pm

Reading in a moving car can be an issue for a lot of passengers who suffer from motion sickness, but University of Michigan researchers announced Friday they may have a solution. Not only are the researchers looking for innovations to help with motion sickness itself, but they are looking at how these systems can be useful in self-driving cars.

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:27pm
Students, faculty and community members of a movement known as “Stop Spencer” hoped to put pressure on Schlissel and the administration to prevent Spencer from speaking on campus.

Following campus outrage over the impending visit of white supremacist Richard Spencer, the University has released a list of events to discuss free speech throughout winter semester titled “Speech and Inclusion: Recognizing Conflict and Building Tools for Engagement.”

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 5:00pm

The first 2,500 fans at Saturday’s men’s basketball game against the University of Illinois received “emoji towels,” featuring 16 members of the University of Michigan men’s basketball team in emoji form, as part of teams Social Media Day.