Community Affairs

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Student activists joke it’s the new Tinder.

Artist Martin Vargas speaks at the Carceral State roundtable discussion on criminal justice and imprisonment, in the Hatcher Gallery Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday night, spokespeople from the Carceral State Project hosted a town hall discussion for students, faculty and community members to debate the University of Michigan’s

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In partnership with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, Poverty Solutions, a University of Michigan faculty-led center and presidential initiative, took on nine, year-long projects in 2019 in an effort to combat the rising rates of poverty and evictions in Michigan using a cross

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This story was updated on Jan. 17 at 11:19 am to clarify some statements made by Tessier.

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UPDATE: University spokesperson Kim Broekhuizen confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Stephen Shipps has been on leave from the University since Friday, Dec 7. He has stepped down as Chair of Strings and as director of the Strings Preparatory Academy.

 

LSA sophomore Catherine Garton was motivated to found the University of Michigan’s chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby this semester, because of a core belief that students’ voices are imperative for creating policy to combat clima

On a Monday afternoon in late October, Ann Arbor resident Brian Young and his girlfriend drove up to a property on State Street, just across the street from Yost Ice Arena.

On a Monday afternoon in late October, Ann Arbor resident Brian Young and his girlfriend drove up to a house on State Street across the street from Yost Ice Arena.

The University of Michigan’s office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs held its 11th event for Native American Heritage Month this year, sponsoring a food drive with the American Indian Health and Family Services on Tuesday afternoon.

The University of Michigan’s office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs held its 11th event for Native American Heritage Month this year, sponsoring a food drive with the American Indian Health and Family Services on Tuesday afternoon.

Robert Lee Mitchell shares his story at the Voices of Homelessness event in Ypsilanti Friday

The Washtenaw Housing Alliance and Shelter Association of Washtenaw County hosted the second-ever Voices of Homelessness event Friday evening in Ypsilanti, inviting community memb