News Briefs

With Thanksgiving leftovers dwindling and winter parties starting to full swing, students are trying to make use of extra food.

The new staff ombuds will follow a similar model to the student and faculty ombuds, providing support services to staff primarily at Michigan Medicine and the Ann Arbor campus who wish to discuss complaints and questions about University operations.

The University of Michigan named Jacqueline Bowman as its first ombuds for University staff on Monday, filling the new position in the Office of the Ombuds next year. 

About a dozen community members hosted a small vigil Thursday evening on the Diag in support of Ukrainian sovereignty after recent Russian aggression against the country.

On Wednesday, Michigan state Senate Republicans voted 26 to 12 to roll back minimum wage and paid sick leave laws that had been initiated by citizens in the form of petitions. This vote came amid criticism from state Senate Democrats over Republicans’ lame-duck maneuvers.

According to a court opinion filed Monday, a federal judge ruled professors undergoing trial for accusations of misconduct have the right to cross-examine accusers — particularly if defendants face serious disciplinary actions.

According to a court opinion filed Monday, a federal judge ruled professors undergoing trial for accusations of misconduct have the right to cross-examine accusers — particularly if defendants face serious disciplinary actions.

Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University, was charged on Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office for lying to police regarding the investigation of Larry Nassar.

Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University, was charged on Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Off

Engineering senior Cryserica Jeter writes on a banner responding to the prompt "Being Black at UM," marking the five year anniversary of the use of the hashtag #BBUM in Mason Hall Thursday.

The Black Student Union held an event and exhibit in Mason Hall on Monday to commemorate the fifth anniversary of #BBUM, which stands for “Being Black at the University

It was the last of many for University of Michigan seniors: a willingness to wake up early for tailgates (unlike classes), singing “Mr. Brightside” with 100,000 spectators and enjoying a football game at the Big House as undergraduates.

As part of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, Michigan Movement and the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County hosted a Campus Homelessness Awareness Day on the Diag at the University of Michigan on Tuesday to educate students on homelessness in Washtenaw County.

Members of the University of Michigan chapter of J Street have published a petition to incorporate Palestinian perspectives into Birthright trips.

Members of the University of Michigan chapter of J Street, an American advocacy group that promotes the efforts of “pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans,” have published a