Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 11:04pm
Ronan Farrow, Livingston Award recipient, speaks with fellow journalist and author Ken Auletta regarding the breaking news stories that helped spur on the #MeToo movement at The Weinstein Effect discussion Tuesday evening at Rackham Auditorium.

Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow spoke with reporter Ken Auletta Tuesday night at Rackham Auditorium about the impact of the #MeToo movement and his role in exposing famed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s history of predatory behavior and sexual assault. The lecture, entitled “The Weinstein Effect: Breaking the Stories That Spurred a Movement” focused on Farrow’s experience reporting on Weinstein’s misconduct and the challenges he faced in getting the story to print.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:44pm
Dr. Heather Thompson, Pulitzer Prize winning author and Professor of History, speaks about the role of society in discussions about prison reform and the development of humane environments of punishment at the South Thayer Building Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, along with the Residential College and various other University departments, hosted a panel discussing the relationship between crime and the environment.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:03pm
As it is

As an art student, I have been trained to draw the self-portraits countless times. Like any skills, there are certain steps and guidelines in learning. Recognizing there is a gap between what I see in the model pieces and my actual appearance, I decided to express my appearance as it is.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:09pm
The organization's flyer

This upcoming week on March 28th, the Neutral Zone is going to be doing a final culminating event which focuses on discussion about what it means to be a citizen in one's country.  This event will be largely focused around themes from Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen,” a book which tackles intersectional identities. As we have noticed, the world around us is changing and politics is becoming more contentious because we are beginning to better understand our intersectional identities. This dinner is meant to shed a light on what it is that makes us human.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 6:04pm


A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Instagram when I actually paused for a second: two photos had caught my eye. One was of a Japanese family in kimonos at a temple, faces turned away from the camera; the other was of a Vietnamese family, a father and son, their faces also turned away from the camera.

These were not photos taken by a photojournalist — they were images taken by a college student studying abroad in Asia. And for some reason, they made me slightly discomfited.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 9:16pm
CSG presidential candidates Shub Argha and Ben Gerstein share their platforms at the CSG Presidential Debate in the Michigan League Monday night.

On Monday night, the University of Michigan Central Student Government hosted a candidate debate for the upcoming election March 27 through 28. The event included a presidential debate followed by a vice presidential town hall, which consisted of 12 questions asked by Senior News Editor Remy Farkas. The questions, compiled by The Daily, touched on topics including campus climate, sustainability and student body unity.

The event was moderated by Director of Debate Aaron Kall.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 7:29pm
The newly signed John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act promotes conservation, recreation, historic preservation and cultural resource protection.

The John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. In addition to 19 individuals, including several members of Congress, U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., — wife of the late former U.S. Rep. John Dingell — was in attendance at the Oval Office. The new law honors John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:45am

I went to Stuyvesant High School in New York City. Stuyvesant was a part of the eight "specialized high schools" run by the NYC Department of Education that "supports the educational needs of students who excel academically and/or artistically.” To be admitted, students needed to score well on an exam called the SHSAT (Specialized High School A

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:35am

For decades, Wall Street has been viewed as an antagonist of the American people. Banks are continuously under scrutiny for irresponsible money management, with the notorious Public Eye “Award" dishonors frequently being bestowed upon them. This narrative was only solidified by the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, largely credited to the Street’s blend of inadequate due diligence and austere greed.

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:31am

Strewn in the corner was a pair of beat-up, grey and light blue Nike running sneakers.

“Are these yours?” my roommate asked.

“Yep!” I responded.

“Are you throwing them out?”

“Um … no not yet.”

She looked at me, confused, and walked away. From my desk, I could see my sneakers peeking out from behind the trash can. I slyly tip-toed over, picked them up to inspect the rips around the laces and placed them back in my closet. I kept doing this for a week, putting my sneakers by the trash with the intent of throwing them out and then taking them back.