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Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed speaks at the Ford School on Monday.

Michigan gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed discussed his candidacy and platform to more than 150 students and community members at the Ford School of Public Policy Monday night.

Then Republican nominee Donald Trump appears in Grand Rapids, Michigan on the eve of Election Day in 2016.

President Donald Trump will visit Willow Run Wednesday, a former WWII bomber plant in Ypsilanti Township, to address automotive jobs with Detroit auto executives, union officials and workers, according to the 

Lauren Bacans of Planned Parenthood, Prof. Joanne Montino Bailey, State Rep. Donna Lasinski, Doctoral Student Sinead Redmond, and Leseliey Welch, Deputy Director of the Detroit Health Dept. speak at the Women's Health Panel at the Ford School on Thursday.

Thursday night, FemDems, a subcommittee of the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, held a panel discussion about women’s health at the Ford School of Public Policy. The discussion was lead by LSA sophomores Kellie Lounds and Emily Zonder. 

The Michigan Legislature is currently addressing expansions and limitations to the Freedom of Information Act in Michigan through two bills.

The Michigan Legislature is currently addressing expansions and limitations to the Freedom of Information Act in Michigan through two bills: Senate Bill 0069 

Mohamed Nasheed, Former President of the Maldives, speaks about his experiences as a political prisoner and a human rights leader at the School of Social Work on Monday.

Over 50 students and faculty gathered Monday afternoon at the University of Michigan International Institute for a panel discussing the struggle between democracy and corruption, as well as climate change, in the Maldive Islands and worldwide.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D–Mich.) speaks in Flint in May 2016. Stabenow is outraged over proposed funding cuts for the Great Lakes Restorative Initiative.

On Feb. 28, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order demanding a review of the controversial Waters of the United States rule. The act, signed in during Barack Obama’s presidency, allows for the regulation and protection of smaller bodies of water in the country.

A sign for a gender neutral bathroom is displayed in the Betsy Barbour residence hall.

President Donald Trump’s administration rescinded federal protections for transgender students at public schools and universities Wednesday night. Such protections, encouraged by former President Barack Obama, allowed transgender students to use the bathrooms of their gender identities.

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Abortion opponents have introduced three new pieces of legislation in aims of furthering their cause in the Michigan legislature.

Four individuals were detained in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid in Ypsilanti Wednesday morning, an ICE spokesperson recently confirmed.

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act on students in Weill Hall on Tuesday.

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) accompanied a panel at the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy Tuesday night to discuss the impacts of the Affordable Care Act.