Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:38pm

Jeremy Bassis, an assistant professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering currently on sabbatical in San Francisco, says he was introduced to glaciology, the focus of his research, by several happy accidents.

As an undergraduate studying physics at Pennsylvania State University, he says he discovered climate and environmental research by walking into the wrong classroom.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:18pm
Nicholas Fadanelli and Ryan Gillcrist launch their campaign for respective president and vice president positions for LSA Student Government in Mason Hall on Tuesday.

On Tuesday night, LSA juniors Nicholas Fadanelli and Ryan Gillcrist announced they will be running for LSA Student Government president and vice president, respectively. Their campaign aims to put students first in all their future initiatives.

Fadanelli, who is currently a counsel for the LSA-SG, has been involved with the assembly since his freshman year. One concern he has with the organization was its lack of visibility on campus.

Fadanelli hopes to amend this to properly gauge what LSA students want.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 8:41pm
Central Student Government has been working with Michigan Dining and the Dean of Students Office to implements an emergency meal plan for off-campus students.

This article is part of an ongoing series of articles outlining specific initiatives of Central Student Government on campus.

Business sophomore Arathi Sabada, a Central Student Government representative, has been working with Michigan Dining and the Dean of Students Office to implement an emergency meal program that will allow students living off-campus worried about food security to request six meals during the winter 2017 semester.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 8:00pm

Cydney Gardner-Brown, a recently accepted applicant to the University of Michigan, is having difficulty deciding whether she wants to be a Wolverine. The debate does not center around the price of admission or housing, nor is she concerned about leaving home for the first time. Gardner-Brown is more concerned about her safety as a Black student.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:54pm

University of Michigan student Halley Bass pled guilty to one count of falsely reporting a misdemeanor Monday afternoon in the 15th District Court.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 7:49pm
Mohamed Nasheed, Former President of the Maldives, speaks about his experiences as a political prisoner and a human rights leader at the School of Social Work on Monday.

Over 50 students and faculty gathered Monday afternoon at the University of Michigan International Institute for a panel discussing the struggle between democracy and corruption, as well as climate change, in the Maldive Islands and worldwide.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 2:47pm

Last week, the Mackinac Center for Public Policy filed a lawsuit against the University of Michigan regarding the state’s Freedom of Information Act, claiming the University failed to provide the documents requested within due time.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:30pm
LSA freshman Kristen Hayden takes part in an Eco-Equity Roundtable event at Hatcher Graduate Library on Thursday.

Thursday night University of Michigan students — Social Work student Lauren Beriont and LSA senior Lello Guluma — led a group of about 30 undergraduate and graduate students in a discussion on the topic of eco equity: a social justice initiative aimed at improving intersectionality in environmentalism.

However, Beriont noted before the discussion that eco equity can take on different meanings to different people.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:25pm

Two of three hate crimes reported in the week following the 2016 presidential election at the University of Michigan were recently determined to be falsely reported to the Ann Arbor Police Department, and updates have raised concerns about backlash for marginalized students.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:23pm

In the wake of controversial emails, the desecration of prayer space and other racially charged incidents, the Residential College held an open forum in the Keene Theater Wednesday night to debrief the campus climate.