Campus Life

Members of the University of Michigan Quiz Bowl team face off against the University of Chicago in their final round of competition in Angell Hall on Sunday.

The 25th Academic Competition Federation National Finals — popularly known as Quiz Bowl — were held in Angell Hall Sunday, with the University of Michigan emerging as the winner.


It was LSA sophomore Lauren Matson’s first night on campus freshman year when she felt it.

“I was walking back with my friend that night through the streets of Ann Arbor, and I just felt this pang of loneliness — this pang of sadness,” Matson said.

Dean Baquet, executive editor of the New York Times, speaks with audience members after the event Beyond America: The Case for Foreign News at Rackham Auditorium Friday.

The event was held to mark the retirement of Charles Eisendrath, who announced in October he would step down as director of University’s Knight-Wallace house after 30 years.

Heben Nigatu talks with co-host Tracy Clayton at a live recording of the BuzzFeed podcast "Another Round" sponsored by the School of Social Work at People of Color Collective in the Michigan Union Thursday.

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.

Migos' Quavo wears a Denard Robinson jersey during his performance at Hill Auditorium on Wednesday.

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.”

Debra Levantrosser, chief executive of Shimmy Shack, takes orders from SpringFest attendees on North University Ave. Wednesday.

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.

Student housing fees will increase by 3 percent as of Fall 2016.

Sam Silverstein during his show "Laughter is the Cure to Life" in the Michigan League on Monday.

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.

LSA sophomore Anna Giacomini and LSA freshman Nathan Wilson host the Mental Health Speakout in the League on Monday.

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.