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The FemDems and JustDems, two issue committees of the University of Michigan's chapter of the College Democrats, hosted a panel titled “Rethinking Public Policy in an Age of Mass Incarceration” Tuesday night. 

University of Michigan medical student Solomon Rajput talks about his plan to challenge U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell in the 2020 elections at a Town Hall at Palmer Commons Tuesday evening.

Solomon Rajput, a 27-year-old medical student at the University of Michigan, began his campaign for U.S. Congress about a month ago. He spoke about his campaign Tuesday night at a town hall event he co-hosted with the Young Democratic Socialists of America.

State Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Mich., discusses renewable energy laws at the Powering Michigan Forward Town Hall at Tappan Middle School Monday night.

State Rep. Yousef Rabhi and state Sen. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor, discussed the implications of solar energy generation Monday at a town hall meeting. More than 50 community members gathered to provide input on recent legislation regarding solar energy usage.

The University of Michigan Veteran and Military Services organized and hosted a Women in the Military panel Friday.

The University of Michigan Veteran and Military Services organized and hosted a Women in the Military panel Friday.

Philip Larson, program coordinator for University of Michigan Veteran and Military Services, leads a discussion following a showing of the movie "Lioness" as part of Veterans Week in the Michigan League Thursday.

As a part of Veterans Week, the University of Michigan screened the documentary “Lioness” on Nov. 14. “Lioness” reveals the untold story of the first team of women soldiers to be sent into combat during the Iraq War.

Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein of Jordan, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, speaks on "Global Challenges to Human Rights Today" in Weiser Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Around two hundred people gathered in Weiser Hall Wednesday night to hear Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, speak on the world’s greatest challenges to human rights. 

Six Michigan Republicans sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., claiming the impeachment inquiry violated President Donald Trump’s legal right to due process last Wednesday.

As the House of Representatives forges ahead with an impeachment inquiry, six Michigan Republicans sent a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., last Wednesday, claiming the inquiry violated President Donald Trump’s legal right to due process.

Author Steve Luxenberg discusses his new book, "Separate: the Story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation" to the Michigan History Club in Tisch Hall Monday afternoon.

About 30 students and faculty gathered to hear a discussion of Washington Post associate editor Steve Luxenberg’s book, “Separate: The Story of Plessy v.

Democratic group Priorities USA filed a lawsuit alleging Michigan violated voter rights when allowing absentee ballots to be thrown out if voter signatures do not match those on other documents held by election officials.

Democratic group Priorities USA filed a lawsuit on Oct.

Senate bill no. 593 was introduced October 17 to the Michigan Legislature with the goal to officially include gender identity and sexual orientation as protected classes under Michigan’s hate crime laws.

A new Senate bill was introduced to the Michigan Legislature in mid-October with the goal to officially include gender identity and sexual orientation as protect