Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 10:25pm
Michigan Rep. Fred Upton will vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-MI, will vote to impeach President Donald Trump in the Wednesday motion, becoming one of the few Republican House members to pledge to do so. Upton voted no on Congress’ first impeachment of Trump when it was brought to a vote in Dec. 2019.  

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 - 7:40pm
In response to Congress voting to confirm President-elect Joe Biden, a mob stormed the United States Capitol Wednesday afternoon.

A mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday afternoon in an insurrection against the confirmation of President-elect Joe Biden by Congress. Thousands of rioters crowded the area outside of the Capitol, breaking windows and prompting a building-wide lockdown for much of Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 12:59pm
The University of Michigan has turned the Big House into a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.

The University of Michigan plans to reopen the Michigan Stadium as a COVID-19 vaccination clinic beginning Dec. 31, a Wednesday afternoon press release from Michigan Medicine spokesperson Kelly Malcolm announced. The stadium is one of several “planned locations” under Michigan Medicine’s distribution plan.

The Big House will reopen to play a critical role in the efforts to quickly vaccinate as many people as possible,” the press release reads.

Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 6:47pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference in November.

Following a record-breaking week for COVID-19 cases in Michigan and a worsening situation across the country, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued an emergency epidemic order Sunday evening, implementing new restrictions to curb the spread of the virus.

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 12:03pm

The University of Michigan has adopted a new grading policy that allows students to “mask” grades — meaning they can hide letter grades from their transcript and exclude them from their grade point average — for the fall and upcoming winter semesters, according to a Friday email from Provost Susan Collins. 

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 4:24pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference Thursday.

With COVID-19 spreading rapidly across Michigan, state and local officials are warning residents to prepare for a situation as dire as the one at the start of the pandemic, when Detroit was a major hotspot.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 9:42pm
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson criticized President Donald Trump’s lawsuit to stop the counting of ballots at a press conference Wednesday evening.

Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson criticized President Donald Trump’s lawsuit to stop the counting of ballots at a press conference Wednesday evening, calling the legal action “frivolous” and urging residents to be wary of misinformation about the election following Joe Biden’s projected win in the state. 

Friday, October 2, 2020 - 8:27pm

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Friday afternoon, saying she did not have the authority to extend executive orders related to COVID-19 precautions past April 30. This ruling potentially nullifies many of Whitmer’s recent executive orders intended to curb the spread of the virus, including her Sept.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:32pm
U-M's recreational sports buildings are set to reopen this coming Monday.

After being closed for six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Michigan Department of Recreational Sports will reopen campus recreation facilities this coming Monday, Sept. 28. 

The reopening comes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced on Sept. 3 that gyms across the state would be allowed to resume business as part of the state’s reopening plan.

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 2:18pm

A former University of Michigan vice president overturned a 1979 decision to fire Robert Anderson, the late University athletic doctor accused of sexual misconduct, documents filed in U.S. District Court Thursday reveal.