Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:39pm
University students hold a Palestinian flag outside the Israel Day event on the Diag Tuesday.

On Tuesday afternoon, while pro-Israel and Jewish student groups held their annual Israel Day on the Diag event, about 15 students in support of Palestine gathered in the corner of the Diag and held a Palestinian flag. The Diag Day is centered around the celebration of Israel, but dissenters arrived to represent Palestine. The event prompted a passerby to call the Division of Public Safety and Security, despite the gathering remaining peaceful.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 5:41pm

On March 30, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry will provide free dental care to children aged 4 to 18. The annual event, Give Kids a Smile Day, seeks to help communities that may have trouble accessing dental care, such as those in low-income communities, those without health insurance and those with accessibility issues.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 12:43pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke about the future of Michigan's workforce at the 2019 Workforce Pipeline Summit Monday.

On Monday, the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber hosted the 2019 Workforce Pipeline Summit to discuss the future of the workforce in Michigan. The summit had a few hundred attendees, and was a day-long event with lectures on educational inequity and hiring practices. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Raffaele Mautone, CIO and vice president of Duo Security, presented keynote speeches. The event took place at Washtenaw Community College in the Morris Lawrence Building.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 4:22pm

Drew Haynam was no ordinary Michigan football fan. Haynam, who passed away on Feb. 26, seriously loved Michigan football — so much so that his family decided to host his calling hours in maize and blue and play the fight song at his funeral. In lieu of flowers, his family asked for donations to be sent to the University of Michigan Alumni Association.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 1:33am

Student activists joke it’s the new Tinder. With the heavily detailed profiles, including pictures taken from Facebook, information on their family and details about their education, Canary Mission provides paragraphs-long biographies about fellow activists — data that simply cannot be found on Tinder. But instead of a dating app, it’s a site some students and professors feel could derail careers and aspirations.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:26pm
Former University swimmer G Ryan came out as non-binary their sophomore year of college.

When G Ryan started swimming at 6 years old, they swam just to prove they could to an older brother. They continued the sport into collegiate athletics and eventually earned a scholarship to the University of Michigan. Friends described Ryan as a “big name” in their area, a kind teammate and a successful member of the distance squad of the women’s team.

However, when Ryan came out as gender non-binary sophomore year, things changed.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 4:52pm
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Correction: A previous headline stated that Wendy's will not renew its contract with the Michigan Union following activists’concerns. This Wendy's location is independently franchised and the contract expired when Union construction began. A decision was made by the franchise owner not to renew. This article and headline have been updated to reflect this.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:00pm
A new University policy took effect on Monday.

A new University policy took effect on Monday prohibiting sexual, romantic, amorous and dating relationships between faculty and undergraduate students in for all three University of Michigan campuses.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 7:26pm
 Senator Stabenow (D-MI) sponsored legislation to protect funding for the Great Lakes

On Feb. 5, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, sponsored legislation to protect funding for the Great Lakes that she claims would be siphoned off by President Trump to build a physical wall along the southern border.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:02pm

While the 61st annual Grammy Awards honored many prominent celebrities, some notable Michiganders also left the Grammy Awards victorious on Sunday.

Michigan band Greta Van Fleet won Best Rock Album for “From the Fires,” despite being nominated in a competitive field. The nominees for Best Rock Album included heavyweights Alice in Chains, Fall Out Boy and Weezer. Members Josh Kiszka, Jake Kiszka, Sam Kiszka and drummer Danny Wagner formed the band in Frankenmuth, Michigan in 2012.