Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 3:25pm

At a surface level, the Asian/Pacific Islander American community is often seen as socioeconomically successful and having similar immigration and family histories, usually fitting into the “model minority” narrative. However, in the large APID/A community where some groups are overrepresented and others are underrepresented, some say issues of diversity and equity can be hidden with aggregated data. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:34pm

After running into a waitlist of more than 100 students for RCASL 100, a prerequisite American Sign Language course at the University, LSA freshman Hannah Shipley created a petition to increase resources for the language.

The petition calls for expansion of the course, faculty and resources for the ASL program.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 8:22pm
DJ Jungle 313, Mad Mike Banks and Stacey Hotwaxx speak at Detroit Techno and Resistance at Rackham Amphitheater Sunday afternoon.

Students and community members gathered for the Detroit Techno and Resistance symposium in celebration of Black History Month on Sunday afternoon at the Rackham Amphitheatre. 

The symposium featured a panel of prominent Detroit-based DJs, producers and activists who discussed the emergence of Detroit “techno” music and how they continue to use music in parallel with their activism. 

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 12:49pm
Visiting professor Kyle T. Mays lectures about dispossession and colonialism during the Detroit vs. Every(body) event at the Michigan League Friday afternoon.

Kyle T. Mays, a scholar of Indigenous studies, Afro-Indigenous studies and urban studies visited the University of Michigan Friday to speak on the relationships between urban development and Indigenous peoples. About 70 people filled the room to hear his talk on the intersectionality of Blackness and indigeneity and the relationship between urban studies and Indigenous peoples. 

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:22pm
President of Wesleyan University Michael Roth discusses his new book, "Safe Enough Spaces: A Pragmatist's Approach to Inclusion, Free Speech, and Political Correctness on College Campuses," Thursday morning at the Michigan Union.

Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth visited the Michigan Union Thursday morning to discuss controversial college campus topics, including free speech, affirmative action and political correctness. Approximately 100 administrators, faculty and graduate and doctoral students attended the event. 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 6:37pm

While Juan Muñoz should be in the final stretch of completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture, the would-be Taubman senior is instead launching a GoFundMe to help pay the University of Michigan’s out-of-state tuition despite being a resident of Michigan since age four.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 8:42pm
Angie and Dan Bastian, co-founders of BOOMCHICKAPOP, give the keynote speech at the 2019 Michigan Marketing Symposium in Robertson Auditorium Thursday.

Angie and Dan Bastian, husband and wife co-founders of kettle corn snack company BOOMCHICKAPOP, delivered the keynote speech to students and faculty in Robertson Auditorium at the 2019 Michigan Marketing Symposium on Thursday. The talk, moderated by Business lecturer Marcus Collins, focused on how the company disrupted the snack industry to fit with the symposium’s overall theme of disruption. 

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 5:08pm
Democratic group Priorities USA filed a lawsuit alleging Michigan violated voter rights when allowing absentee ballots to be thrown out if voter signatures do not match those on other documents held by election officials.

Democratic group Priorities USA filed a lawsuit on Oct. 30 alleging Michigan violates voter rights when allowing absentee ballots to be thrown out if voter signatures do not match those on other documents held by election officials.

Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 3:33pm
Rachel Liu Martindale, owner of Milk and Honey, serves patrons during the Grand Opening of Milk and Honey Saturday.

Local bakery Milk + Honey held an opening for its pop-up at Bløm Meadworks, an Ann Arbor cidery and meadery on S. Fourth Ave., after a month-long soft opening. The event, held Saturday, featured an extensive menu of sweet and savory baked goods along with drink pairings from Bløm, flowers from Bhakti Flowers and pumpkins and fall vegetables from Slow Farm.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 12:37pm

The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners approved a policy Sept. 19 outlining the use of facial recognition technology for the police department. The policy includes guidelines for how officers who abuse the policy will be punished and a prohibition from sharing the photos with private companies.