University of Michigan Law School alum Theary Seng cut her hair live on Radio Free Asia this past Thursday. It was not for fashion but convenience: should she go to jail the next week, she wanted to be prepared to deal with lice.
An investigation by The Daily uncovered a number of previously undisclosed allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct from former employees at Sava’s, a popular Ann Arbor restaurant, since June 2018.
The Daily found evidence that SavCo Hospitality management was repeatedly made aware of many of these allegations, which ranged from sexually explicit verbal statements to groping, unwanted touching and propositions for sex.
Around 40 students gathered in the Diag on Friday evening to honor Ruth George and Dr. Priyanka Reddy, who were victims of rape and murder. South Asian Awareness Network (SAAN) organized the vigil and featured musical and spoken-word performances from student groups Yoni Ki Baat and Michigan Sahana.
On March 8, 2010, professor Edward P. St. John was removed from his teaching position in the School of Education. He had 24 hours to notify his students and no means to appeal his removal.
St. John believed his removal stemmed from disagreements he had with the policy opinions of his dean, Deborah Ball, in the Provost’s Achievement Gap Task Force, a University-wide advisory panel on diversity in higher education. He had two options going forward: He could accept his removal or challenge it in court.
An attempted home invasion on Oakland Avenue took place at about 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, according to the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security.
The report says a University student arrived home and saw an unidentified male attempting to enter the house through an unsecured, ground-floor window. When the suspect became aware of the resident’s presence, he fled toward Hill Street.
President Donald Trump will visit Battle Creek, a conservative-leaning town in southwestern Michigan, on Dec. 18. The visit is part of a re-election campaign rally, titled “Merry Christmas”, and will take place at Kellogg Arena.
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.
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.
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.