Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk publishes a most-read wrap up of the previous week’s most popular articles, based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most-read from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10:
At a meeting of University of Michigan fraternity presidents, attendees voted to suspend all social activities amid claims of sexual misconduct involving members, hazing, hospitalizations and allegations of drugging brothers. The ban also stops initiation activities for fraternity pledges.
Business senior Matthew Mansour reported to the police he was harassed by his roommates after coming out as gay on National Coming Out Day. Mansour reported property damage and missing belongings. Mansour said the University gave an inadequate response.
Mansour, introduced above, was granted a protection order against his roommate, fellow Business senior Abhishek McFarland, due to discrimination and an overall tense living environment. The order obligates McFarland to move out of the apartment with police present.
East Quad Hall Council drafted a petition to extend the hours of the East Quad Dining Hall. The council is planning to vote on the petition this coming week. David Adler, the dining hall manager, told the council two-thirds of East Quad residents will then need to sign the petition for action to be considered regarding extended dining hours.
Lastly, in September 2015, Interfraternity Council presidents decided to officially terminate Delta Kappa Epsilon’s IFC membership. DKE had attempted to merge with an off-campus fraternity formerly known as Sig, which the IFC had not approved. This article resurfaced amid the suspension of all IFC social activities this week.