Despite daunting barriers to reporting, nearly 300 survivors have come forward with stories of the assault they suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar, former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor.
LSA Student Government assembled Wednesday night to pass three resolutions to adjust the internal structure of the body and approve the allocation of funds to install a new water bottle refill station in Haven Hall.
LSA SG unanimously passed a resolution to modify the distribution of the annual Departmental Award of Excellence survey in the hopes that the new method will allow a greater number of students to voice their opinions on the nominations. LSA students will receive the survey and be encouraged to vote for a department to receive the award.
The University of Michigan chapter of College Republicans hosted a panel titled “Women in Politics” Wednesday evening in the Michigan League to showcase strong conservative female leaders in the Republican Party.
Four panelists spoke at the event: Linda Lee Tarver, president of the Republican Women Federation of Michigan; Andrea Fischer Newman, a University regent and former Delta Airlines lobbyist; Congressional candidate Lena Epstein; and campaign strategy consultant Dawn Dodge.
The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government convened Tuesday night to discuss issues ranging from support for student voters to the upcoming CSG election. Additionally, the assembly voted on resolutions pertaining to the installation of more water refill stations, as well as the inclusion of Middle Eastern/North African students in demographic research.
Anthony, an LSA junior at the University of Michigan, said he learned to shoot when he was 8 years old. His grandfather, a military veteran, taught him how to do it well and how to do it safely. He mainly uses guns for hunting and target shooting, and owns several different types of rifles, all of which he keeps in a locked safe.
Anthony, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of student repercussions, said he’s noticed some common misunderstandings about guns — and posed counterarguments often raised by gun owners.
According to a recent study of demographics within the Ann Arbor Police Department, the demographics of the city’s police force do not match those of the Ann Arbor community. In a city that is 69 percent white according to a 2010 census, a survey conducted earlier this year shows the AAPD is 87 percent white or Caucasian.
More than 100 people gathered inside Rackham Auditorium at the University of Michigan Tuesday afternoon to explore the benefits of digital technologies in helping depression on college campuses nationwide.
In a budget meeting and special session on Monday night, Ann Arbor City Council discussed incorporating a new customer classification for water rates, implementing a capital financing strategy to address issues such as street lighting and a compensation increase for the City Administrator.
Members of theLecturers’ Employee Organization gathered for a general membership meeting Friday on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus to discuss the next step in their campaign to secure a contract granting them higher wages and enhanced job security.