Monday, September 11, 2017 - 8:45pm
President Mark Schlissel and the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discuss campus issues Monday evening in the Fleming Administration Building.

At its first meeting of the academic year, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs passed a resolution condemning the recent anti-Latino graffiti incident, when hate messages were spray painted on the Rock, a campus landmark at the intersection of Hill Street and Washtenaw Avenue on Aug. 31.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
LSA Professor Derrick Darby speaks at the Success Connects program in Rackham on Sunday.

SuccessConnects — a University of Michigan program aimed at connecting students to helpful campus resources  hosted an orientation for first- and second-year students at Rackham Auditorium on Sunday afternoon. The program featured a series of speakers, workshops and engaging activities for new students to begin building peer relationships and get a glimpse of what SuccessConnects has planned for the upcoming academic year.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:46pm

Ulrich’s, a beloved bookstore that has served the Ann Arbor community and University of Michigan students since 1934, has recently moved to a temporary location at 610 Church St. while renovations are being finalized for their new 1200 S. University Ave. location.

The temporary location relies on counter textbook sales, in which the textbooks are sold over a counter on the front lawn and no public entrance is allowed to the house. The change in location has forced workers at Ulrich's to change the way their business operates.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:37pm

Students and community members filled the Diag Saturday night for a stroll, but not the kind you might first think of.

The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity hosted the sixth annual Stroll Off  — a community service event and an invitation to the University of Michigan campus to get to know more about Black Greek organizations.

The night's strolling, a style of dance traditionally performed by many Greek fraternities and sororities of color, also featured performances from Greek and other student groups, simultaneously raising money for each organization’s charity of choice.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:05pm
Pancheros has a back-to-school deal on September 12th.

Pancheros will kick off the new school year with a promotion aimed at lessening the stress of classes. On Sept. 12 from 2-4 p.m. the restaurant will be offering one-dollar burritos for students to enjoy.

Rodney Anderson, president of Pancheros Mexican Grill, said the goal of the annual event is to welcome students back to school and lessen stress.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:25pm
Dr. Eric Fretz presents to students at the New Student Veteran Initiatives at the Union on Thursday.

Student veterans attended orientation in the Pond room of the Michigan Union Thursday evening and learned about the various resources and initiatives to support them on campus. The orientation was led by Psychology Lecturer Eric Fretz, Philip Larson, program director for the Student Veterans Assistance Program, and members of the Peer Advisors for Veteran Education.

The incoming students had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with various community members and programs dedicated to ensuring their success — specifically Fretz’s Veteran Success course.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 8:21pm
Students gather to protest in defense of DACA on Central Campus Tuesday.

Chants denouncing the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals filled the streets of Ann Arbor during BAMN’s Emergency Rally to Defend DACA early Tuesday evening. The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights By Any Means Necessary organized the protest as a result of President Donald Trump’s recent decision to rescind the DACA policy. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 4:59pm

Welcome Week has come and gone — but with every year comes a controversy and the question of safety and inclusion with Greek Life and student-run parties.  

Themed parties

A trend often seen is the adoption of a minority’s cultural traditions by a majority group, called cultural appropriation.

Monday, September 4, 2017 - 8:24pm
The University issues updates to campus computing sites at the start of the fall semester.

Information and Technology Services at the University of Michigan released updates to campus computing sites for fall 2017. The updates are part of an initiative to make technology more accessible to students on more devices, according to a University press release.

Monday, September 4, 2017 - 3:37pm

Just in time for tailgate season, a new product has arrived at the University of Michigan’s campus: the Bois. The Bois is a luxury bottle-opening wallet — founders Ken Kernen and Philip Ruffini call it the first of its kind.

Business students Kernen, a sophomore, and Ruffini, a junior, met through the Delta Upsilon fraternity but have become better friends through their shared interests in e-commerce businesses and enrollment in Ross School of Business.