In November 2015, while other students were focusing on midterms, football games and the fast-approaching Michigan winter, then-LSA senior Zachary Ackerman had something else on his mind. He was running for Ann Arbor City Council.
The Michigan Daily administered a survey to 1,000 randomly selected respondents at the University of Michigan campus. There were 100 respondents, representative of all off-campus neighborhoods as delineated by Beyond the Diag.
Aug. 26, 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated during the national anthem of a National Football League preseason game to protest the oppression of people of color and ongoing issues of police brutality in those communities.