Music from popular artists — including Beyoncé and Rihanna — blared in the Rogel Ballroom of the Michigan Union Thursday night while more than 300 students gathered to view a live recording of BuzzFeed’s popular podcast “Another Round” with Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton.
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety and Security and the University Health System, along with six other Washtenaw County organizations, launched the Start by Believing campaign on campus, part of a national public awareness initiative created by End Violence Against Women International.
Hip-hop rap trio Migos finished off SpringFest to an enthusiastic student response at the University of Michigan in Hill Auditorium Wednesday night. The Atlanta-based rap trio — which is composed of Quavo, Offset and Takeoff — entertained the large crowd with some of their chart-topping hits including “Freak No More” and “Fight Night.”
Students gathered on the Diag and around campus Wednesday to celebrate a year’s worth of efforts in community service, discuss entrepreneurship initiatives and encourage one another through art and music at SpringFest. The annual event, sponsored by the organization MUSIC Matters, took place on the Diag as well as North University Avenue between Thayer and Fletcher streets.
The Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre was filled with glow sticks, glow in the dark juggling and the laughs of more than 300 community members at the comedy show and charity benefit “Laughter is the Cure,” hosted by Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity Tuesday.
More than 60 University of Michigan students gathered in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League Monday night to tell stories, share experiences and support one another during a mental health speak out sponsored by LSA Student Government.