Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:32pm

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government officially launched its new “It Starts With Me” initiative Tuesday to bring issues around discrimination on campus into the spotlight.

CSG Vice President Micah Griggs, an LSA senior, is leading the campaign, which will last through the academic year.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:24pm

The University of Michigan is working to cut the number of opioid addictions that result from post-surgical opioid prescriptions, which make up 40 percent of opioid painkillers prescribed overall in Michigan.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 6:35pm
Dr. John Garcia, a research professor emeritus with the Institute for Social Research, speaks at the Latinas/os and the 2016 Election forum at North Quad on Thursday.

With the election rapidly approaching, about 20 people gathered Thursday in North Quad to listen to three panelists explain what Latinos can do to mobilize in response to Donald Trump’s campaign.

Panelists also discussed how the community can engage with policy debates regarding immigration, using various studies and statistics.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 5:24pm

Last year, LSA sophomore Lauren Schandevel and Sociology Prof. Dwight Lang had an informal discussion about the absence of social class in University of Michigan class curriculum.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 1:14am
Student representatives gather for a Central Student Government meeting in the Michigan Union on September 13, 2016.

Central Student Government launched the University of Michigan’s first ever Mental Health Climate and Resources Task Force, an initiative intended to improve mental health on campus, after CSG President David Schafer, an LSA senior, signed an executive order to implement it at their Tuesday meeting.

The initiative is Schafer’s 11th executive order this semester.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 9:53pm

I was very hurt by God for giving me a surely damned, defective brain that couldn’t pray away my lust for women on the one hand, while having crushes on boys in class just like “other girls” on the other. I was mortified that people thought I was a lesbian in spite of sharing which boys I had crushes on.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 8:32pm

Monday, Facebook was flooded with posts of individuals checking in at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, including many University of Michigan students, to show their support of the people protesting a proposed pipeline that would go through the reservation.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 7:14pm
University of Michigan students write suggests of what they want to see from Central Student Government as a part of a campaign to increase inclusivity and tolerance on campus through an event on the Diag Tuesday.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government launched a new campaign, “It Starts With Me,” at an event on the Diag Tuesday. The initiative aims to bring awareness to racism and discrimination on campus.

As part of the event, students were also encouraged to submit feedback to the body about their initiatives and plans this semester.

For the event, representatives from the general assembly, as well as CSG commissions, were posted near Mason Hall with 600 donuts, CSG handouts and a suggestions board for students to write on.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 6:49pm
Wayne State Prof. Saeed A. Khan speaks at Islamophobia: Politics, Priorities and Prejudice in 2016 at the Hatcher Graduate Library on Tuesday.

With the presidential election less than a week away, about 50 people gathered Tuesday at Hatcher Graduate Library to listen to researchers Saeed Khan and Sarrah Buageila discuss data on how everyone, but especially those from marginalized communities, can affect the political process at both the local and national level.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:53pm

She lay on her side with her head on the armrest, her angular shoulder wedged into the square corner of the couch. She was so small, you nearly missed her with a quick glance at the living room. But if you stared long enough, you could see the rise and fall of her chest. If you listened close enough, you could hear the wheezing of her lungs.