Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Abdul El-Sayed speaks at a town-hall in the Union Saturday.

Abdul El-Sayed, a Democratic candidate for Michigan's upcoming gubernatorial race, hosted a town hall Saturday evening at the University of Michigan’s Michigan Union to garner campaign support from Ann Arbor residents. Women’s March co-chair Linda Sarsour and Winnie Wong, the founder of The People for Bernie Sanders’, were among speakers featured at the event.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:59pm
Six members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents released an online statement rejecting Central Student Government’s resolution to create a committee to investigate divestment from companies allegedly violating Palestinian human rights. 

Six members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents released an online statement rejecting Central Student Government’s recent resolution calling on the University to create a committee to investigate divestment from companies allegedly violating Palestinian human rights. 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:51pm

The third and final suspect in the armed robbery on Dec. 4 in the University of Michigan's West Quad Residence Hall has been arrested. The other two suspects were arrested and arraigned last Sunday.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 7:15pm
Provost Martin Philbert discusses Richard Spencer at the Senate Assembly meeting Monday in Palmer Commons.

At its last meeting of the year, the University of Michigan Senate Assembly invited President Mark Schlissel to provide remarks on University progress and challenges from the past semester. Schlissel discussed sexual harassment on campus, the effect of the tax reform bill on graduate students and Richard Spencer’s impending visit.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 6:57pm
Tiya Miles, Distinguished author AND professor of American Culture and Afroamerican & African Studies, gives a lecture at her book launch in the Rackham Amphitheatre Friday.

Distinguished author Tiya Miles, professor of American Culture and Afroamerican & African Studies spoke at the Rackham auditorium Friday to discuss her new book on racial history in the city of Detroit. 

In “The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits,” Miles offers an alternative origin story of Detroit. The book, according to her, “allows us to see Detroit’s beginning and industrial age ‘progress’ and recognize Detroit's invisible ancestors.”

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 6:45pm
Construction workers make last-minute changes to the front door of the newly renovated State Street Theatre.

Hours before the State Theatre opened Friday afternoon after a year-long renovation, construction workers made last minute adjustments to the double door entryway and cut holes into red sheet metal beneath the neon marquee on State Street.

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 6:33pm

Two University of Michigan students reported incidents of attempted home invasions midday Friday, according to a crime alert sent out by the Division of Public Safety and Security. An unknown male attempted to enter two Northwood Community apartments on the 2500 block of Stone Road near Hubbard Road, the alert details.

The incidents were reported separately. The doors of the apartment were locked and the unknown male was unable to enter.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 9:47pm
Professional sports architecture designer Chloe Siamof discusses her experience networking with other women at the HeForShe Professional Women in Conversation Panel in the League Thursday.

In partnership with the University of Michigan, the national organization HeForShe, hosted Professional Women in Conversation Thursday evening, a panel that highlighted the gender inequality and other challenges professional women face, especially those pursuing traditionally male-dominated careers.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 8:41pm

Native American Studies students and faculty submitted a request to University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel’s office Wednesday to investigate whether the land on which the University's Biological Station sits belongs to the Burt Lake Band of Odawa and Ojibwa Native American tribes.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:55pm

Multiple student organizations are boycotting the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs’ search for a new associate director after members of the Latino community asked for stake in the hiring process and were not given an opportunity to. The group sough to increase Latino representation in leadership positions at the University of Michigan due to the continued lack of Latino representation in University administration.

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