Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:59pm
Nkeki Obi-Melekwe

With the highly-anticipated opening of “Hamilton: An American Musical” in the summer of 2015, it seemed as if Broadway — and theater as a whole — was taking the first step to combat the highly divisive and potent movement that has persevered in another section of the arts: #OscarsSoWhite. The hullabaloo and frenzy surrounding the opening of the musical included a feature in Vogue magazine, shows selling out months in advance and scalpers asking for over $1,000 a ticket to the show.

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 3:19pm

Phi Delta Epsilon and EkoAmazon fundraised near the posting wall in Mason Hall yesterday for seperate nonprofits.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 5:27pm

Camp Kesem, a student organization at the University of Michigan tabled in Mason Hall Monday to sell tickets for a benefit concert next Tuesday, April 12. The concert aims to raise funds for their organization.

Camp Kesem sends children who have one or more parents with cancer to a camp to connect and bond through their shared experiences. LSA freshman Kaitlin McKernan said she believes the organization’s mission is very impactful for young people.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 12:59pm
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By allotting 500 words every two weeks just to exploring my identity, I’ve attempted to discover something — anything — about myself, who I want to be in the future and where I see my place as a person of South Asian origin.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 6:13pm

The African Students Association held its 18th annual culture show Saturday to highlight the past, the present and their perceived future of the African continent.

Titled “Afrolution: We Were, We Are, We Will Be,” the show featured a fashion show depicting ethnic wear from various African nations as well as a Congolese dance, among other cultural performances, to an audience of more than 300 at the Power Center for Performing Arts.

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 3:05pm

From organizations focusing on social justice to students who like boxing, Mason Hall was filled with students aiming to raise awareness about what their groups offer the campus community on Monday.

LSA senior Elise Jayakar was tabling for Intergroup Relations, an organization within the University of Michigan that works to involve students and faculty in discussions about gender, sexuality, socioeconomic background and race. Jayakar, who is pursuing an IGR minor, said the group hopes to engage interest from students.

Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:33pm

During their last mass meeting of the year, the Black Student Union allotted time for a mental health dialogue to address the issue within the African-American community both on campus and at large.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 4:16pm
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The truth of the matter is, the diaspora at large, no matter how much we harp on and on about our struggles and cultural appropriation, will never understand what it feels like to be a South Asian immigrant.

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 3:18pm

Central Student Government hopefuls are looking to members of the University of Michigan football team to help them gain student support ahead of campus-wide elections Wednesday and Thursday.

Both newMICH and Your Michigan have released video endorsements, from freshman safety Jabrill Peppers, a LSA sophomore, and junior tight end Jake Butt, a LSA junior, respectively.  Each of their video endorsements have received more than 3,000 views from Facebook users.  

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 3:34pm

Business fraternity Phi Chi Theta sold puppy chow as part of their money-raising efforts on Monday to benefit their capstone projects for the semester. LSA freshman Sydney Watson, a member of the organization, said the goal was to finish the semester with $400. Yesterday was their first day fundraising, she said, and they had already collected $50.

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