News Briefs

Students run across the Diag in "Naruto style" on Monday afternoon.

At 4:19 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4, the Diag was packed with freshmen looking for Angell Hall. Suddenly, as the clock struck 4:20, the whoops and hollers of University of Michigan shinobi echoed over the trees.

Youtube comedian Elijah Daniel — best known for his vlogs with comedienne Christine Sydel

Effective Aug. 1, Michael J. Solomon, a professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan, has been appointed interim dean of Rackham Graduate School.

Robert Ritchie, better known as his stage name Kid Rock, became the second Rock to announce his consideration of candidacy for a major political office Wednesday

Football Coach Jim Harbaugh at the University of Michigan announced he might ask former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama to be honorary captains at a fall football game. 

The University of Michigan was praised at the Tony Awards, Sunday night.

Gavin Creel dedicated his award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Hello, Dolly!” to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Creel graduated in 1998.

Two Ann Arbor restaurants may have been exposed to measles.

There is a possibility that two Ann Arbor restaurants have been exposed to measles, according to a Washtenaw County Public Health


When the elevator in your apartment is stuck, you blame it on the landlord. Most would never expect Ben Carson, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, however, to be in this situation himself. 

Chairs were set up on the Diag last week as part of the Stumbling Blocks art installation.

Chairs used in last week’s notable Stumbling Blocks exhibit on affirmative action will not be put to such symbolic use much longer.

Heather Ann Thompson, a professor of history in the Afro-American and African Studies Department, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in history for her novel “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its