The last time we spoke to you the Graduate Employee Organization and University Residence Staff were on strike, the Faculty Senate was preparing for a no confidence vote on President Mark Schlissel, and the Michigan Community was just learning about the conditions of quarantine housing via TikTok. Tensions at U-M were high and nobody seemed to know what would happen next. A lot has happened since then.
On Tuesday, March 10th, voters in Michigan went to the polls to help select the democratic nominee for President. In the days leading up the Michigan Primary, the race for the democratic nomination has narrowed down to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Former Vice President Joe Biden. Michigan was one of six states casting their ballots on Tuesday and had the most delegates up for grabs with 125. In order to become the nominee a candidate needs to accumulate 1,991 delegates from primary contests from across the nation.