Campus Life


Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk will be publishing a most-read wrap-up of the previous week’s most popular articles based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most-read from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21:


In an effort to increase inclusivity in University Residence Halls, the South Quad Residence Hall’s Afro-American Lounge is now open to all South Quad residents.


Upon arriving an hour and a half before the Prime Student Housing office opened Monday, Engineering junior Henry Burns was greeted by a sprawling line of almost 40 people who had beat him in his efforts to reserve an apartment.

Amanda Krugliak, arts curator at the Institute for the Humanities, introduces Mark Dion at the "Waiting for the Extraordinary" Penny W. Stamps lecture Wednesday at UMMA.

Artist Mark Dion discussed his work “Waiting for the Extraordinary,” which was influenced by the original blueprint of the University of Michigan, Wednesday night at the Penny Stamps Speaker Series at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.


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.

Faculty member Thomas Powell speaks at the Mental Health Panel event in the Union Thursday.

The final event of Mental Health Awareness Week — the 2017 Mental Health Panel — was held on Thursday at the University of Michigan Union, with the help from the student-run National Alliance on Mental Illness, Mental Health Task Force and the LSA Student Government.

LSA professor Annemarie Toebosch presents a commemorative plaque to speaker Gea Sijpkes.

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

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.

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.

LSA freshman Julia Wolf discusses personal experiences at Girl Up events in the Michigan League Wednesday.

The University of Michigan chapter for Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation’s campaign for adolescent girls, held an advocacy event Wednesday at the Michigan League in commemoration for the International Day of the Girl.

Protest organizers Victor Mendez, Kate Stenvig, and Hoku Jeffrey lead the march from the Diag Wednesday.

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