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.

Poet and MacArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine talks about racism and her poem, Citizen, at Rackham Auditorium on Monday.
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Over 1,000 people gathered inside Rackham Auditorium Monday afternoon to listen as author Claudia Rankine read excerpts from her book-length poem, "Citizen: An American Lyric," and discussed her personal experiences with racism in America.

Gatherers stand in the Diag at the 11th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rally on Monday.
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More than 100 people gathered in the freezing rain Monday afternoon on the Diag for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Symposium's 11th annual Circle of Unity, an event intended to celebrate Dr. King's dedicated to racial justice, nonviolence, and unity.  

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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

Protestors at the By Any Means Necessary student walkout on South Forest on Monday.
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In conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities and lectures, approximately 25 students and community members marched through Ann Arbor to protest the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

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.

This year’s North American International Auto Show attendees went to the annual showcase in the hopes of getting a closer look at manufacturers’ latest offerings — primarily eye-catching concept cars encapsulating ideas that may be present in vehicles of the future.

Michigan residents who have purchased milk or milk products since 2003 may be entitled to up to $20 thanks to a class action settlement.

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.