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Over 40 University of Michigan students met virtually Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of student representation and voting rights on the University’s Board of Regents.

Organizers of the newly-formed Coalition to Elect Students to the Board of Regents said they were disappointed
to see the board vote to raise tuition and attach a COVID fee in a special meeting Monday without public comment.

City Council Virtual Meeting

The Ann Arbor City Council held a special session Monday night and approved a new resolution that will guide the city’s search for a new city administrator. Apart from two brief statements during the public comment period, the resolution was the only public agenda item.

Regents approve budget 6-2 with a 1.9 percent increase at special regents meeting

The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents passed the administration’s 2020-21 budget in a 5-2 vote during a special meeting June 29, days after a 4-4 vote at their June 25 meeting had appeared to sink proposed increases in tuition and fees.

The approved budget includes a 1.9 percent increase in tuition for the Ann Arbor campus; a 3.9 percent increase for UM-Flint and UM-Dearborn; a 1.9 percent increase in room and board fees and a $50 COVID-19 student fee.

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The Daily sent reporters to various protests across Michigan throughout the week. Here are the protests we covered.

 

Breonna Taylor Protest on Diag

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Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan dean of engineering, and Laura Blake Jones, dean of students, held a town hall with various student groups involved in plans for the upcoming school year on Monday afternoon following University President Mark Schlissel’s

Wayne County Prosecutor Candidate Arianne Slay

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Arianne Slay for prosecutor. This story is one in a series of stories profiling the candidates for Washtenaw County Prosecutor.

Over 2,000 people crowded the Diag on Friday to celebrate Juneteenth.

Over 2,000 people crowded the Diag on Friday to celebrate Juneteenth, the day when African slaves in Texas were told they were free –– two years after the Emancipation Proclamati

Ann Arbor psychologist Dr. Joy Saniyah speaks at the LGBTQ Health and Wellness week at the School of Social Work in February.

The United States Supreme Court made history Monday by ruling discrimination illegal against people who identify as LGBTQ+ in matters of employment.

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City Council hosted a virtual meeting Monday night to discuss resolutions regarding improvements on road millage, issues on police reform and the reopening of Ann Arbor amid COVID-19.