Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:02pm
Female Gayo performs at the CSA Lunar New Year Celebration at the Michigan League League Saturday.

On Saturday evening, more than 80 University of Michigan students came together in the Michigan League to celebrate the Chinese Students Association’s annual Lunar Gala.

The gala aims to mark the beginning of a new year according to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, a holiday traditionally celebrated in many countries across Asia. The evening involved food, raffles, cultural demonstrations and a wide range of music and dance performances.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:56pm
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MDining student employees were not paid overtime nor given any extra compensation for their work during the polar vortex when all events and classes were canceled due to severe cold weather, University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 5:45pm
Thomas Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer at Schmidt Futures and Former Deputy Director of Policy for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Obama, discusses the future of technology and public policy at Weill Hall Friday.

On Friday, the Ford School of Public Policy held the most recent of their Policy Talks @ the Ford School. The event featured Thomas Kalil, former deputy director for policy at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under former President Barack Obama. Kalil gave a presentation on U.S. science and technology policy and answered questions submitted by the audience.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:41pm
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On this installment of the Spotlight Artist series, Sammy talks with MEMCO members Petr Moore and Jamie Johnson about their lives as student DJs.


Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:53pm
Lecturer David Choberka speaks at the Displaced Children in an Uncertain World event at East Quad Wednesday evening.

Speaker series talks representation of displaced children Tuesday night at the Benzinger Library in East Quad, around 30 students from the class run by the Residential College, Displaced Children in an Uncertain World, gathered for a discussion run by David Choberka, manager of academic outreach and a teacher at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:44pm
Artist Martin Vargas speaks at the Carceral State roundtable discussion on criminal justice and imprisonment, in the Hatcher Gallery Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday night, spokespeople from the Carceral State Project hosted a town hall discussion for students, faculty and community members to debate the University of Michigan’s recently announced policy, which states that affiliates who are charged or convicted of a felony have to report it within a week.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:31pm
Social media personality Demetrius Harmon speaks to fans about what it means to be Black, and how it impacts mental health and self love at Weiser Hall Wednesday evening.

Entrepreneur and internet celebrity Demetrius Harmon spoke to an overflowing auditorium of University students at Weiser Hall regarding mental health in communities of color Wednesday as a part of NAACP Week and Black History Month. Harmon, known to his fans as Meech, has found fame on Vine, YouTube, Twitter and other social media platforms. He now owns a clothing label that advocates for mental health awareness.

Harmon began by discussing the stigma associated with talking about mental health problems.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:33pm
Recently Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives voted down an executive order, which would skew power toward industry leaders in crafting environmental policy.

Last Wednesday, Feb. 7, Republicans in Michigan’s House of Representatives voted down an executive order issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, leaving in place a controversial law skewing power toward industry leaders in crafting environmental policy.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:18pm
LSA Junior Jacob Chludzinski presents WeListen, a campus organization dedicated to increasing political dialogues, to Tau Beta Pi Engingeering students at the Lurie Engineering Building Wednesday afternoon.

On Wednesday, about 50 people gathered for the first in a series of luncheons in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lurie Biomedical Engineering Building. The event was hosted by the Center for Engineering Diversity and Outreach and Tau Beta Pi, an engineering honors society.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4:05pm
Protect A2 Parks claims emails recently obtained from the Federal Railroad Administration displays concerns over the cost of the ongoing Ann Arbor Amtrak station project.

Protect A2 Parks, an environmental advocacy group, claims emails recently obtained from the Federal Railroad Administration through the Freedom of Information Act reveal concerns over the cost of the ongoing Ann Arbor Amtrak station project.