Members of the Michigan Mudbowl Club and Pi Kappa Phi compete at the 83rd annual Mudbowl held at the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon house Saturday.(
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More than 1,500 people crammed into the confines of the front yard of the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on Saturday morning to watch one of the most time-honored fall traditions, for what could be the last time, at the University of Michigan: the 83rd annual Mudbowl.

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Author Margaret Atwood speaks about her books including her newest novel "Hagseed" at Rackham Auditorium on Friday.
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Author Margaret Atwood walked on stage Friday amid her fervent Ann Arbor fan base while wearing black gloves painted with white bones outlining the skeletal structure of her hands.

Oddly, the creepy style choice seemed to fit.

Jack Harbaugh, father of Michigan Football Coach Jim Harbaugh, speaks at the Michigan Homecoming Pep Rally on the Diag Friday.
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The captains of the Michigan football team and women’s basketball team, as well as former men’s basketball Fab Five member Jimmy King, were among those present at the first-ever Maizefest Homecoming Pep Rally Friday evening on the Diag.

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Former Deans of Ross, Ross Dean Scott DeRue, University President Mark Schlissel, Jeff Blau, and Stephen Ross cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Blau Hall on Friday.
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To kick off homecoming weekend, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business celebrated the expansion of the Business School with the new $135 million Jeff T.

CSG President David Schafer, an LSA senior, speaks about the new Leadership Engagement Scholarship in the Michigan League on Friday.
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With the launch of Central Student Government’s new Leadership Engagement Scholarship, student leaders will now be able to ease the financial burden of varying club membership dues and receiv

UM Flint Chancellor Susan Borrego speaks at the University of Michigan Board of Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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At Thursday's University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting in Flint, the board discussed the recent growth in research investment and the rise in funding and endowments more generally.

Nursing student Tyler Trapp and fellow nursing students clap moments before the UM Flint School of Nursing was approved at the Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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Several University of Michigan regents and chief executives cheered after unanimously approving the creation of a new nursing school to the Flint campus during their annual meeting in Flint Thursday evening.

Students for Choice hosted its 4th annual Abortion Speak Out, a gathering for individuals of the community to share and listen to stories of abortion, Thursday night.

Alexander W. Joel, Chief of the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, and David Medine, former chair of the Federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board,  discuss cyber security at the SUMIT 2016 in Rackham Auditorium on Thursday.
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The University of Michigan hosted speakers from the technical, legal and operational sectors of cyber security, to discuss the field’s latest trends and threats for its 12th annual cyber security conference Thursday.

Wednesday afternoon, more than 40 people — the majority from the University of Michigan Romance Language and Literature Department — participated in a demonstration on the Diag as a part of the “Ni Una Menos” movement, with the aim of exposing violence toward women in Latin America and the

LSA junior Heather Martin was just 17 when her older sister Angie fatally overdosed in their family home, following a seven-year struggle with opiate addiction.

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The University of Michigan has received a fair amount of attention from the Democratic party this election season, with visits from Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kai

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Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, speaks to canvassers at the Hillary Clinton campaign offices in Ann Arbor on Saturday.
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Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) spoke to Ann Arbor volunteers for the Hillary Clinton campaign Saturday morning ahead of an Ann Arbor women’s canvassing event.

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Families, kids and dancers gathered around the Cube for a afternoon of pumpkin decorating, dressing up and a child’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It” Sunday, organized by University of Michigan student group Dance Marathon.

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In honor of the University of Michigan's upcoming bicentennial celebrations, the University is planning to send a time capsule spaceship into orbit around Earth — the first time capsule of its kind, according to the Michigan Bicentennial Archive

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will soon begin to create databases of blood profiles to improve cancer patient care research as part of Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot

LSA Senior David Schafer, Central Student Government President, presents the Leadership Engagement Scholarship at the Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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At the Board of Regents meeting Thursday afternoon, LSA senior David Schafer, Central Student Government president, announced the creation of a new scholarship at the University of Michigan for undergraduate and graduate students involved in campus organizations.

On Tuesday, DiagKNOWstics Learning, an educational company in Ann Arbor, posted an educational rap video on YouTube and Facebook called “Let’s Go Out and Vote!” that explains the Electoral College, targeting you