Ann Arbor City Council members kneel during the national anthem at the meeting Monday.
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The national spotlight placed on the debate over kneeling during the national anthem was brought Monday night to the Ann Arbor City Council, as four council members

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Protesters at Hanover Park for the Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace and Justice in Ann Arbor Saturday.
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Meeting at Hanover Square Park and marching to Liberty Plaza in the rain, over 100 University of Michigan students, Ann Arbor residents and others took part in the Nationwide Solidarity March for Peace and Justice Saturday afternoon.

Tim Carney, commentary editor at the Washington Examiner, moderates the Michigan Review debate at the Michigan Union Friday.
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Hans von Spakovsky, The Heritage Foundation’s manager on the election law reform initiative, and Bryan Caplan, economics professor at George Mason University, debated if President Donald Trump’s immigration platform harms the United States in an event hosted by The Michigan Review on Friday night

The new First Generation Student Space at the Student Activities Center.
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In order to better serve the needs of first-generation students on campus, the University of Michigan has opened the First-Generation Student Gateway — a study lounge, meeting area and information hub concentrated into one cohesive space.

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When Elizabeth James, program associate for the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, attended the University of Michigan for her undergraduate degree in the 1970s, she experienced an act of racism that seemed unthinkable to her: Someone vandalized her dorm room door with a racial slur.

In partnership with the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan students in the College of Pharmacy can now receive a dual doctorate of Pharmacy and an MBA degree in five years.

Rackham student Bryan Ransom debates Charles Murray in Palmer Commons Wednesday.
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Palmer Commons was rocked Wednesday night by the presence and subsequent protests of Charles Murray, a controversial social scientist known for a correlation of race and IQ, a theory debunked widely over the years.

Protest organizers Victor Mendez, Kate Stenvig, and Hoku Jeffrey lead the march from the Diag Wednesday.
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About 100 University of Michigan students, faculty and staff gathered Wednesday afternoon on the Diag to protest a speech to be given on campus later that night by Charles Murray, author of “The Bell Curve,” a book widely 

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The growing necessity to distinguish free speech from hate speech, especially in context of life at the University of Michigan, was the central topic of disccusion at a panel held Tuesday at the University Law School.

Panel members Steve Case, JD Vance, Dan Gilbert, and Mary Grove discuss entrepreneurship at the Rise of the Rest Road Trip panel in the Michigan Theatre Wednesday.
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AOL founder Steve Case took his nationwide tour “Rise of the Rest” to Ann Arbor Wednesday to bring new attention to startup businesses originating in non-coastal areas of the United States.

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Through discovery, treatment and implementation — along with the use of analytics and big data — University of Michigan researchers will soon advance specia

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Outdoor enthusiasts in the Ann Arbor area now have two new miles of paved trail to blaze as of Saturday.

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Each week, The Michigan Daily will be publishing a wrap-up of the most important bills proposed in Michigan Legislature over the past seven days:

Downtown Home and Garden hosted the Ninth Annual Pickle Contest in Ann Arbor Saturday.
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Rain did not prevent Ann Arbor residents and other pickle fans from gathering at the Downtown Home and Garden’s Ninth Annual Pickle Contest and Tasting Saturday morning at their store on South Ashley Street.

On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed a case of measles, a highly contagious airborne disease, in a Livingston County adult who commutes to Washtenaw County for work, according to a press release from Washtenaw County Public Health.


With the 1960 Election Day just over three weeks away, presidential candidate and then-Sen. John F. Kennedy, D-Mass., was making late stops on the campaign trail.

Jesse Hoffnung-Farskof, Associate Professor and AC associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies Program, discussed implications of DACA repeal in Blau Hall on Thursday.
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The Hispanic Business Students Association hosted an open panel regarding the dissolution of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and its impacts on University of Michigan students and staff Thursday at the Ross School of Business’s Blau Hall.

Harold Levine, a tax lawyer who helped Stephen Ross donate land to the University of Michigan — which led to a $33 million charitable tax deduction and an appe

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The Women’s Studies Department at the University of Michigan was founded in 1973 with the aim of combining elements of medicine, health and law, as well as disciplines from the humanities and social sciences.

LSA professor Annemarie Toebosch presents a commemorative plaque to speaker Gea Sijpkes.
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The 22nd annual DeVries-Vanderkooy Memorial lecture, an event organized by the University of Michigan Germanic Languages and Literatures program to spread information about Dutch society, was held Thursday evening and featured a pres