Journalist Amy Goodman interviews TV producer Issa Rae at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium at Hill Auditorium on Monday.
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Over 3,000 people gathered Monday morning in Hill Auditorium to listen to the University of Michigan Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture given by renowned investigative journalist Amy Goodman and filmmaker Issa Rae.

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On Jan. 5, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) announced a budget bill that would begin to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law and would include language that would strip Planned Parenthood of more than half of a billion dollars in annual federal funding.

Novelist Colson Whitehead kicks off this semester of the University of Michigan Bicentennial with a reading of his book "The Underground Railroad" at the League on Thursday.
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Around 300 gathered in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Thursday night to see the 2016 National Book Award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead read passages shining light on the horrors of slavery from his book “The Underground Railroad.”

Circus Bar & Billiards permanently closes Saturday.
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Last February, the South Quad dining hall was named as the source of a norovirus outbreak.
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After students began expressing concern that there had been a norovirus outbreak earlier this week, University of Michigan spokesman Rick Fitzgerald confirmed that University He

International and out-of-state enrollment continue to increase while state funding wavers.
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A new report released by the National Bureau of Economic Research concludes recent increases in international student enrollment nationwide are the direct result of a decrease in state funding of higher education inst

Christine Sauve of Welcoming Michigan discusses strategies to help immigrants at the teach-in on Wednesday evening.
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Over 50 faculty, students and city residents attended a teach-in Wednesday night at Hatcher Graduate Library to discuss issues pertaining to the creation of a sanctuary campus for undocumented immigrants, as well as local initiatives planned for the future.

Students on the Engineering Student Government discuss upcoming resolutions in the Union on Wednesday.
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Engineering Student Government convened late Wednesday night in Central Student Government Chambers to discuss plans for the upcoming semester, including whether engineering students benefit from the $10 fee paid by every student at the University of Michigan, which funds CSG.

 

Author Adam Grant speaks about positive business organization strategies at the Ross School of Business on Wednesday.
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Robertson Auditorium was filled with about 500 students, faculty and staff who came to see the first talk of the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Center for Positive Organizations Positive Links Speaker Series this semester which featured University alum Adam Grant Wednesday

Community member Keysha Wall addresses the Central Student Government at the meeting in the Union on Tuesday.
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A resolution asking President Barack Obama to support undocumented students — brought to the table by BAMN, the national coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rig

Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks at the Michigan Democratic Party's Our First Stand: Save Health Care rally at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan, on Sunday.
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Despite freezing temperatures, thousands attended U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I–Vt.) rally Sunday held outside Macomb Community College to hear him speak alongside both Michigan senators, several Michigan representatives and Senate minority leader, U.S. Sen.

The School of Public Health's main building on the Medical Campus.
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M-Write — a program promoting conceptual learning through writing housed inside the Digital Innovation Greenhouse in the Office of Digital Education — continues to grow as it introd

In a move taken straight out of the “Parks and Recreation” playbook, the Michigan Secretary of State rolled out a cool and hip rap video featuring Secretary of State Ruth Johnson and Roo — a kangaroo — in order

State Representative Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) speaks to students at a College Democrats meeting at the Union on October 1, 2015.
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The beginning of a new semester is traditionally a time of recruitment and increased student involvement in different organizations on campus.

It’s possible Michiganders could soon see the reduction or even elimination of the state’s 4.25 percent income tax, as discussions on different proposals in both the state House and Senate are underway.

On Wednesday, Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning spoke to a crowd of students, staff and faculty during a fireside chat with Alec Gallimore, dean of the College of Engineering, at the Chrysler Center on North Campus.

Jim Harbaugh welcomes son John Harbaugh today with his wife Sarah.
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Arriving earlier than expected, Jim Harbaugh and his wife Sarah’s newest son John Harbaugh was born yesterday at Mott’s Children’s Hospital. According to Harbaugh’s Twitter, John weighs 4 pounds and 13 ounces with an 18 inch wingspan.

Spin the Bottle presents a new approach to dating apps.
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Spin the Bottle, a new dating app launched at the end of 2016 by entrepreneur Matt Cohen and software developers Andrew Stanton and Nish Patel, is aiming to revolutionize the world of dating apps.

Tania Haddad listens to student representatives at the Central Student Government meeting in the Union on Tuesday.
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A resolution urging the city of Ann Arbor to adopt nonpartisan November elections was passed by the Central Student Government Tuesday night during its first meeting of the year.

LSA Junior Collin Kelly, Chair of UM College Democrats, watches President Obama's farewell address in the Ford School on Tuesday.
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About 50 students gathered Tuesday night inside the Ford School of Public Policy, where they ate pizza and chatted as a part of the “Pizza and President Obama’s Farewell Address” watch party organized by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats.