March 30, 2022

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VP of Student Life Martino Harmon talks about housing investigation, Northwood demolition and student activism

On Tuesday, The Michigan Daily sat down with Martino Harmon, the University’s vice president of student life. Key topics of discussion included the planned demolition and replacement of the Northwood III apartments, the University’s pandemic policy changes for the fall term and the process to select a new University president. Read on for part one of Harmon’s responses to these topics and more.

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UMich celebrates 50 years of multicultural lounges in residence halls

In honor of a historic Black Action Movement milestone, U-M students, alumni and legacy groups all convened in the Michigan Union ballroom Tuesday evening to celebrate 50 years of multicultural lounges in campus residence halls. The event commemorated the history of these spaces while opening up discussions surrounding their effectiveness in light of a letter entitled “White Students Colonizing Trotter” that was recently sent to the Board of Regents. Hear statements from the lounges’ founders, U-M representatives and more above.

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Not the exception: On girl dads and women in sports

Too often, it feels as though fathers would prefer sons to daughters, and that fathers who enthusiastically support their daughters in all of their endeavors without any complaint are the exception. Yet, girl dads can have a major positive impact on their daughters, helping them find greater confidence and success throughout their lives. As Women’s Month concludes, read on to hear Daily Sports writer Abby Snyder’s take on dads and how they can support women in sports.

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Op-Ed: The importance of student government

A layman’s glimpse into the music of Final Fantasy

Rackham Auditorium hosted a live performance of music from the highly-acclaimed Final Fantasy video-game series on Saturday, March 19. The soundtrack has become popular in its own right among fans, with mixed-media performances becoming prominent in recent years. Read on for Daily Arts Contributor Nicole Appiani’s impression of the Rackham performance. 

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The Michigan Daily goes to the 60th Ann Arbor Film Festival 

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Baked Buzzed Bored: ‘Shrek The Musical’ 

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