October 11, 2021

Individuals dance at the official closing ceremony of the Latinx Heritage Month celebrations at the Rogel Ballroom Friday night. Jeremy Weine/Daily. Buy this photo.

Latinx Heritage Month closing ceremony celebrates community narratives and growth

The University of Michigan’s celebration of Latinx Heritage Month came to a close Friday night. Latino author Norman Antonio Zelaya shared excerpts from “Orlando and Other Stories,” his book of short stories examining his own Latinx roots. Students from the School of Music, Theater and Dance performed pieces which also followed the theme of “Florecemos de nuestras raíces” – “We bloom from our roots.”

Asian Languages and Cultures Professor Dr. Pinderjeet Gill, the 2021 Golden Apple Award recipient, gives a commemorative lecture Friday. Anna Fuder/Daily. Buy this photo.

Dr. Pinderjeet Gill delivers 31st Golden Apple Award speech on language as a way to connect

“Language is not just a mode of communication, it is a valuable treasure of people and reflects the growth of nations.” Asian Language and Culture Professor Pinderjeet Gill gave a lecture to members of the Ann Arbor community on the connective nature of language. Gill was honored with the 31st Golden Apple Award, a student-awarded recognition for faculty members with exceptional dedication to teaching.

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SportsMonday: Why not Michigan?

“That was awesome. It’ll be a happy flight, I can tell you that.” The Wolverines remain undefeated after beating Nebraska 32-29 over the weekend. The win over Nebraska looked rough at times but catapulted the Wolverines into the top 10. For the first time in years, the idea of Michigan as a bona fide playoff contender holds real credence.

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With redistricting process underway, some legislators, activists criticize longtime practice of prison gerrymandering

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Michigan survives gut check against Lake Superior State

After a strong start, the Wolverines hockey team struggled to hold back Lake Superior State and found itself down by two in the second period. Michigan’s forwards fought back, winning a decisive 7-4 victory and proving the team’s staying power even in the face of adversity.

Michigan field hockey defeated Louisville in a matchup against its second ranked opponent of the weekend. Allison Engkvist/Daily. Buy this photo.

No. 2 Michigan Field Hockey grabs late winner over No. 3 Louisville

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Michigan’s unwillingness to flinch is more than a mantra

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