Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:31am

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center held an emotional 34th Survivor Share and Speak Out Sunday evening in the Michigan League Ballroom. About 125 students, the majority of them women, attended the event, which sought to provide a supportive space for student survivors to share their stories.

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 5:21pm
Six Michigan Republicans sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claiming the impeachment inquiry violated President Donald Trump’s legal right to due process last Wednesday.

As the House of Representatives forges ahead with an impeachment inquiry, six Michigan Republicans sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., last Wednesday, claiming the inquiry violated President Donald Trump’s legal right to due process. However, experts claim due process may not apply, since the Constitution gives the House full control over impeachment proceedings.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 12:00am
Students gather as part of a demonstration in support of the people of Lebanon on the Diag Wednesday.

Music, dabke and calls for revolution filled the Diag Wednesday as dozens of students and community members gathered in solidarity with protests against chronic corruption in the Lebanese government. Thursday marks the eighth day of protests where millions of Lebanese people from all sects and regions of the country shut down streets and businesses to voice their demands for fair governance.

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 1:26pm

The University of Michigan will host a presidential debate in fall 2020, University President Mark Schlissel announced Friday morning. 

In the press release, Schlissel said the University has prioritized public service and civic engagement in its educational mission.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 12:47pm
A new study shows that 41 percent of University students voted in the 2018 midterm elections, compared with a 14 percent turnout rate for the 2014 midterms.

New data shows voter turnout for the 2018 midterm elections tripled compared to turnout for the 2014 midterms for University of Michigan students.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 9:31pm
A discussion takes place on Washtenaw county’s high rate of opioid overdoses at the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit at Washtenaw Community College Tuesday.

The Washtenaw Health Initiative Opioid Project hosted the Washtenaw County Opioid Summit on Tuesday, where various state and local stakeholders came together for the discussion focused on the county’s high, but declining, rate of opioid overdoses and the link between trauma and addiction. Participants learned about opioid use in the county, heard testimonials and attended breakout sessions relating to primary prevention, pain management, harm reduction, treatment and recovery.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:46pm
LSA Lecturer Scott Larson and Professor of Linguistics Robin Queen speak at the third annual High Stakes Culture: The Power of Pronouns at the Center for Humanities Tuesday.

The Institute for the Humanities hosted “The Power of Pronouns” as part of their High Stakes Culture series Tuesday evening. Panelists spoke about the linguistics behind gendered pronouns and what language may be used in the future.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 10:45pm
LSA Institute for the Humanities presents Yo Tengo Nombre by San Antonio-based artist Ruth Leonela Buentello at the Institute for Humanities Thursday evening.

Pushing a strand of magenta hair out of her face, Ruth Leonela Buentello recovered from a tearful moment. Buentello, this year’s Efroymson Emerging Artist in Residence, was recounting an incident in her hometown of San Antonio where nine migrants died in a case of human smuggling.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 7:15pm
The University recently announced a new student health insurance plan offered by the Blue Care Network of Michigan.

Starting this academic year, the University of Michigan will offer a new student health insurance plan. The new plan is offered by the Blue Care Network of Michigan, a change from the AETNA plan offered in previous years. The plan spans all three University campuses. 

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 8:50pm
Sonny Khan

Nestled in a corner of Lab Café, Sikander “Sonny” Khan takes a swig of water in between interview questions. “I need paani,” he explained.